Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)

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Bodie/Doyle Fanfiction
Title: Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)
Author(s): Stew
Date(s): 1991
Length:
Genre: slash, Bodie/Doyle
Fandom: The Professionals
External Links: online here

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"Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money)" by Stew is a Bodie/Doyle story.

It was published in Other Times and Places #2 and is online.

Reactions and Reviews

"I've got the brains, you've got the looks, let's make lots of money".... Exactly! Bodie & Doyle are friendly neighborhood protection-money-taking criminals, and the story is amazing! There's action and humor and misunderstandings and partnership and everything really.. Wish it was longer :( There are alot of cool AUs in the fandom, but this one is a special favorite. [1]
...a wonderful short story... center[s] on Bodie and Doyle in a criminal setting -- as crims! All works are high quality with sound plotting and wrenching adventures with emphasis on the special nature of the Bodie/Doyle relationship that transcends time and place. Editor Nina Boal is to be congratulated for a top drawer publication. The top drawer is where I keep all those special zines that have the ability to feed the mind as well as the libido. [2]
An engaging AU tale of a fast-talking Doyle who sets up a sweet protection-racket with Bodie as muscle--until Bodie changes it all by making the neighbourhood into a kind of big, supportive, extended family. Mixed with the action is a first-time story as Bodie and Doyle sort out their situations and their feelings over the course of the narrative. This story isn't a stylistic gem and I wish--as so often with Stew's work--that it was more complex and delved into both events and emotions more deeply, but the story's unpretentious fun and I enjoy it on each reread. It's not a songfic, though a few lyrics are woven into the dialogue, but Stew puts Bodie and Doyle into situations evoked in the Pet Shop Boys' lyrics, with Doyle as the pov character. [3]

References

  1. from 2007 rec50
  2. from The Zine Connection #16
  3. 2010 comments by istia, prosrecs, Archived version