Speak Again

fanfiction by Wild Iris


They've watched this movie before. She teases him by imitating Ms Wright Penn's most amorous dialogue as he tries to talk about post-modern fairytales and the medieval romance.

He chuckles and she moves, obscuring the torture scene as she pivots into his lap and rains down girlish kisses ('Oh Westley, Wesley, darling') –

– and leans deeper and deeper and finally stops listening as one villain is slain and the other is allowed to live and go free, because in the end he scooped her up just like in the books and they'll most likely be killed in the morning.