Mitchell and Daniel Fiction: Sleepyheads

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Note from Susan: I had to cut this from the follow-up to Trevor’s Song, but I like it. So I’m sharing it with you guys.

“If Val knew you were here, she’d say we’re both on the rag or something,” Daniel said as greeting. His eyes were only half-open, he had no shirt on, and he was wearing green plaid pajama bottoms. Or sleep pants or whatever the fuck you called them. They were all creased up, too, like he’d actually been sleeping in them.

In all the years Mitchell had known Daniel, he’d never once seen the guy wear sleep pants. If you’d asked, Mitchell would have answered that Daniel either slept where he dropped, fully dressed, or stripped down to bare skin. That’s how it went when they were on tour.

And then there was his hair. This might be the only time in the guy’s life it wasn’t perfect. In fact, it stood up in spots, like Val had been using it for something to grab onto. Which was way more than Mitchell wanted to know about Daniel’s night so far.

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3 Comments

  1. Ann (bunnygirl)

    November 5, 2011 10:17 pm

    My husband likes sleep pants in the winter. Perhaps Daniel’s room is cold?

  2. Alice Audrey

    November 6, 2011 9:01 pm

    I am so totally looking forward to the follow-up. Especially after seeing something this good it the cutting room floor.

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