A Fortunate Woman
|Title:||A Fortunate Woman|
|Date(s):||23 December 2013|
|Fandom:||Return to Night by Mary Renault|
|External Links:||On AO3|
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"A Fortunate Woman" is a Return to Night story written by Cyphomandra for queen_ypolita as part of Yuletide 2013 exchange, in response to a prompt about Hilary in the wartime, in the future of the novel's ending.
- I love all the medical detail and Hilary's quiet determination to just get on with her work, and the worry about Julian.—queen_ypolita
- My only complaint about this story is that I wish I had written it myself. It is so right, so true to the book, and was such a joy to read. You obviously have done your research and in particular know your medicine inside out. It really shows in the story and was, I think, necessary to do Hilary justice as a character. I love her quiet competence and the clear picture you've given of her matter-of-fact, steadfast professionalism. Yay Hilary! [...]—naraht