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Title: Blood's Voice
Fandom: Dexter
Prompt: #15, Halo Effect
Rating: PG13
Warnings: None besides the fandom.
Summary: He's not sure about what is going on.
Spoilers: All of Season 1
Author Notes: Post S1.
Word Count: About 190.

She called me a hero. I wish she hadn't.

That's how it began. Then came the news, the profiles of both of us, the notes about Harry. The publicity, once they found my brother's corpse.

Now there's another killer on the loose. He's not as good as my brother was, and he doesn't have any standards at all. He kills the defenseless, the weak. I'm not an sporting kind of guy, but I put down those who deserve it.

This one needs to be put down. I can feel the hunger growing in me.

And yet I'm here, trapped in this ridiculous nightmare. I wonder if normal people end up here in the same way, without quite knowing why or how it happened. I feel out of control.

And know, the Democratic candidate for Major of Miami City... Dexter Morgan!

They cheer, and they keep cheering as I enter the stage smiling and waving. So many lights upon me. Why are they clapping? Can't they see what I am?

Or do they see, and want me here, want me to kill those they fear most?

Debra is next to me, smiling and meaning it. She loves this.

I don't.

But the thing inside me does.



( 8 comments — Leave a comment )
Feb. 10th, 2007 05:09 am (UTC)
I am wincing for a *sociopathic serial killer*. How do you *do* that?
Feb. 10th, 2007 05:13 am (UTC)
Dexter has had good Robin training since he was a wee traumatized kid. Besides, poor guy. He is in a jam, isn't he?
Feb. 10th, 2007 05:18 pm (UTC)
Oh, poor Dexter. *pets him* *doesn't think about the fact that she's sympathizing with a serial killer. again*
Feb. 12th, 2007 04:46 pm (UTC)
That's the weird, fascinating thing about the Dexter fandom: our guy doesn't have a bad side, he is bad.
Feb. 10th, 2007 10:22 pm (UTC)
Of course creepy-pyscho-thing-inside-Dexter would love to be a politician. Good job.
Feb. 12th, 2007 04:47 pm (UTC)
Of course creepy-pyscho-thing-inside-Dexter would love to be a politician.

I think so, yes. Thanks!
Feb. 11th, 2007 02:42 am (UTC)
ahah. oh, poor dexter. the only thing i can think of to say here is a "pretty pickle". and of course the dark passenger would love it. oh dear.
Feb. 12th, 2007 04:48 pm (UTC)
:D Thanks!
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