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21 January 2008 @ 10:45 pm
L'un et l'autre (Fanfic100)  
Title: L'un et l'autre
Fandom: Detective Conan
Characters: Kaitou Kid, Nakamori (General series)
Prompt: #44—circle
Word Count: 259 words
Rating: PG
Author's Notes: I do not own Detective Conan. It all belongs to Gosho Aoyama. I simply borrow the characters, tie them up, and dance them around like life-sized puppets. I do wish they’d stop complaining.
Summary: A meeting between thief and Inspector is interrupted by a phone call.



It was another busy heist night for the Kaitou Kid Taskforce, under the direction of their volatile leader. Nakamori-keibu was in particularly fine (swearing) form, particularly when the rest of his men got caught in Kid’s trap, leaving only him to face their most worthy of adversaries.

“Excellent job tonight!” the thief said approvingly, his applause muffled by his gloves. His eyes sparkled with unmuted glee, one of them darkened behind the ring of glass that was his trademark monocle.

Try as he might, Nakamori couldn’t quite keep himself from muttering something decidedly unprintable in response.

Kid looked like he was going to respond when a digital song interrupted them—a cell phone ring.

“Mine!” Kid cheered, fishing into his pocket and withdrawing the source of the ring. He paused to glance at the caller ID screen, and a wide smile broke on his face. He flipped it open and put it to his ear. “Ta voix est la chanson des anges!”

Nakamori stared blankly as Kid began carrying on a conversation with someone…in what appeared to be fairly fluent French. After about thirty seconds of this, he could no longer hold in his curiosity, and he spoke up. “Who the hell are you taking to?”

The white-clad thief turned away from his phone for a moment. “Chat Noir.”

“…the French cat burglar?”

“The one and only,” he nodded before returning to his conversation.

It took him a second to process this and all the implications thereof. Then Nakamori-keibu dropped his face into his hands. “Oh dear God…he’s NETWORKING.”



PS. The greeting Kid uses when he answers the phone is actually a pick-up line, translating to “Your voice is the song of angels!” The title means “The one and the other.” Much love to jeva_chan for helping me out with that. I don’t speak the language xD In other words, if it’s wrong, BLAME HER. Just to clarify, Chat Noir is a French burglar who appeared in one of the Kid files, the Goldeneye case.

Thanks for reading, all! Much love!


 
 
 
Katy: Moonlightingytak on January 24th, 2008 02:28 am (UTC)
Kid: "Well, I did pick up this shiney rock today. It just went 'steal me!' You know how it works."
Candyland: DC: Kaitocandyfics on January 24th, 2008 03:52 am (UTC)
...love you. You win so hard XDDD
Katyytak on January 24th, 2008 04:14 am (UTC)
^_^

Did I mention that I love the use of a pick up line to answer the phone? That seems just like the sort of thing a proper kaitou would do.