Shannon Stacey

Conversation with a heroine

(Grace Nolan is the heroine of 72 Hours. The following takes places between 12 and 1 am.)

Shan: You were a little more assertive during that love scene than I wanted.

Grace: I’m on an adrenaline rush from the gunfight. You expect me to close my eyes and think of England?

Shan: Why would you think of England? You’re from…where are you from?

Grace: Hellifino. New Jersey?

Shan: Jets fan?

Grace: Sure.

Shan: Then no. You’re from Kansas. And it wasn’t so much aggression in the bed as hostility. What’s up with that?

Grace: The bastard shot me, remember? On purpose.

Alex: See? Do one thing wrong, and women just nag and nag and nag for the rest of your damn life. He didn’t take the trash out. He leaves the seat up. He shot me on purpose. Yap yap yap.

Shan: Grace, put down the gun. And the other one. And the knife, too. See? Hostility.

Alex: I think it’s hot.

Shan: *beats head on desk*

4 comments to “Conversation with a heroine”

  1. Charlene
      · January 10th, 2006 at 9:34 am · Link

    I love this stuff. :rofl:

  2. Anna Lucia
      · January 10th, 2006 at 1:47 pm · Link

    Fan TAST Tic, Shan!

  3. Daisy Dexter Dobbs
      · January 10th, 2006 at 6:28 pm · Link

    Love this, Shan. It’s a perfect example of the nutty sort of ruminations that flit around inside of our brains! LOL

  4. Jaci Burton
      · January 11th, 2006 at 10:10 am · Link


    i like the hostile sex. he shot her, dammit. let her take out her revenge in bed. besides, he liked it.

    leave those characters the hell alone, Shan. They know what they’re doing. :neener:

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