As Young As You Feel

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Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan Fanfiction
Title: As Young As You Feel
Author(s): Artemis
Date(s): 30 August 2000
Length: 56k
Genre: slash fanfiction
Fandom: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
External Links: As Young As You Feel (Master & Apprentice)

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As Young As You Feel is a Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan story by Artemis.

Summary: We all want Obi and Qui to stay together, but what happens as the years go by and their age difference becomes more pronounced? Twenty-five years down the line, Obi is 49 and Qui is about to turn 80. Hmm. How's the sex boys?

Recs and Reviews

There aren't a lot of Older!Qui and Obi fics out there, and fewer still that capture the real feeling of a long-term relationship. In this fic, Qui-Gon is on the cusp of his eightieth year, and Obi-Wan is forty-nine. Both men love each other dearly, but there are, unfortunately, obstacles... Artemis' dialogue is always crisp, fresh, and when it comes to the Jedi, very masculine. Her plotting is clear and straightforward, and she conveys emotion very effectively, heart-wrenchingly, even, but without resorting to OOC histrionics. Her stories are a pleasure to read, and this one is a particular favorite.[1]
I like this one for its perspective on Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan. That scene never happened, and they went on to bond as mates. But what happens down the road, when Qui's 80? As she puts it so well, "how's the sex, boys?"[2]

References

  1. ^ splix in tpm_flashback. As Young As You Feel by Artemis, 01 July 2004. (Accessed 17 April 2015)
  2. ^ Amy Fortuna's Recs Page, Wayback: 04 October 2000 (Accessed 12 June 2020)