It does NOTHING for me.
'M not posting it.
It isn't very long, just 1500 words, and therefore no great tragedy if it does not get posted.
I loved the plotbunny, but the truth is, I just had nothing interesting or original or deeply smutty to say about it. Yes, there are a few good lines, and the smut isn't completely unmoving, but here is, as they say, the clincher:
I love all my stories, I admit it. Every one I write is written because I am passionate about the idea. When they're done, I love re-reading them. When I finish a story, it's immediately my favorite of all the stories I've written so far, y'know what I mean?
This one, I can barely be bothered to look at for spelling. Gah.
I write for me, and if I am not titillated by it... whoa.
Beta tester looked at it and gave pointers for how it could be more interesting-- maybe even written as a different POV-- but pointed out what seemed to be missing and agreed: it's a good story as it stands, but not great.
So, I'll have only one fic for this wave of Canis Major (Harry/Sirius). Oh well.
But I happen to think that one's a goodie. ^_^ That, and the Harry/Lucius.
Look for "No Happy Memories" and "Droit Du Seigneur" to be posted tomorrow on their respective Yahoo groups. I'll post links.
I think it is a moment of maturity that I recognized a mediocre fic of mine and said "No" to it. Go me.