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27 December 2012 @ 11:59 pm
Numb3rs Fic: Speak and Spell  
Written for numb3rs100 Challenge #400 - Spell

Title: Speak and Spell
Pairing/Characters: David/Colby, OCs
Rating: PG
Word Count: 300
Spoilers: Judgment Call
Summary: David enjoys his first holiday with Colby's family in Idaho
Notes/Warnings: Read the disclaimer on my LJ

Ice frosted the window panels as David gazed out the kitchen windows of Colby's family home, snow obscuring any view of Winchester in the distance. The aromas of their recent holiday dinner lingered in the air along with fresh pine from the nearby tree.

"You don't have any pie? Marcia! Get the man some pie!"

"I..." David couldn't protest as Colby's uncle and mother worked to push another plate of pie into his hands. He'd already finished the pumpkin pie slice Colby's sister had given him in the living room and now he was being handed a slice of apple pie. "Thank you," he said graciously.

David had been worried about fitting in at Colby's Idaho farm enclave, but the whole clan had made him feel right at home. Laughter bubbled up from the den where some of the kids had congregated, trying out the new video games they'd gotten. Marcia and her brother Jared followed the sound while David wandered into a quieter room where the sound of hands slapping were all that filled the air.

Colby sat on the floor having a conversation with his nephew Jake. Jake's hands flew in fluent sign language, pausing only when Colby gestured him to fingerspell a sign he didn't know.

"Want pie?" David fingerspelled, offering the plate to Jake.

Jake lit up, signing yes before taking the plate and starting to wolf down the pie – looking every bit the growing boy he was.

'Thanks,' Colby signed. 'Having fun?' he fingerspelled slowly for David.

David watched as Jake's twin brother Jesse came in and playfully started to try to steal his brother's pie, a wordless war punctuated with both loud and silent laughter.

'Yes,' David signed back, smiling as he added one of the few signs he knew by heart. 'Happy...'

Emma DeMaraisemmademarais on January 1st, 2013 04:29 am (UTC)
Fic inspired by the title of the debut album by Depeche Mode, Speak and Spell.


Emma DeMarais
melissima: WCSWmelissima on January 1st, 2013 04:37 am (UTC)

I heart sign language so much. You did a great job of weaving it into the family scene in a delightful way. :D

I love the image of David fingerspelling, for obvious reasons. Brava!
browngirl on January 1st, 2013 05:02 am (UTC)
Oh the adorability! Squee!
Karenbyrons_brain on January 2nd, 2013 10:16 am (UTC)
Too adorable... I want pie too...
ladygray99ladygray99 on January 16th, 2013 03:16 pm (UTC)
I love David and Colby being sweet and domestic.