Collateral Damage (Sentinel story)

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Sentinel Fanfiction
Title: Collateral Damage
Author(s): Elaine
Date(s): May 2007
Genre: slash
Fandom: The Sentinel
External Links: online here

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Collateral Damage is a Jim/Blair story by Elaine.

This is an alternate version of Sentinel, Too, Part 2.

The fic was published in Warriors #6 and is online.

Reactions and Reviews

Everybody's keeping secrets. And I really like how in so few words you've really sketched out Jim's character, when he talks to Blair. Blair's so stressed, I don't think he'll be able to just go with the flow on moving back in with Jim and being lovers now,if they do take that step, since it was left a little ambigious on Blair's part. I think he's going to be having some involuntary flinches and reactions, especially when Jim's got his gun. Very dark, and very delicious. [1]

Ive never read a take on what if" jim had shot blair...and maybe Im sick, but I ADORE the scene you created where jim shot Alex in the head while kissing her...DAM wish that had happened in the show. Maybe if it were on HBO?

and the part where B describes their relationship as codependant and abusive ...there is SO much to work with here.. I REALLY HOPE your gonna give us a sequel? It would have to be so hard to get passed your lover shooting you even if its temp insanity. that MAY be even worse. I have a hard time imagining this working out in the end, because I know anyone would be thinkng."what if it were to happen again????

Please tell me your gonna do a sequel? Just realized JIm was a bloody little devil in this fic.. shot both B and ALex and buried her in the jungle....Grrrrowllll....LOL. [2]
Tense, intense and extraordinary. Rewriting S2, always a great idea. This was just fabulous. [3]
Wow, this is awesome. What a scary turn of events. I've often thought about if Jim hadn't stopped Alex from shooting Blair but wow, I never thought about Jim actually shooting Blair during a moment of insanity. Excellent way to blow our minds. This has so much potential for additional chapters. What an impact. [4]
Ahhh, this broke my heart (in the good way). You made me believe that if things had happened just a little different Jim could have shot Blair and then everything followed from that one moment, seemingly inevitable until Blair finds the strength to make that choice and open the door to eventual healing. You can feel in both them, the regret, the fear, the pain... the relief. *rubs chest to ease heart* [5]
Tense, intense and extraordinary. Rewriting S2, always a great idea. This was just fabulous. [6]


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