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All your coffee are belong to Gabe!

Location: The Cravat
Time: N/A. (Though for all intents and purposes it is morning.)


This morning, as with many mornings, Gabe's first thought was one word. This one word was 'coffee.' He carefully extricated himself from his and Jeannot's bed, making sure not to wake his love as he did. He left the room quietly and went down the stairs, looking for any new room, hopefully one containing a coffee-maker and some grounds. As luck ((or possibly the BC's inherent MKCSR powers)) would have it, the first room he decided to explore was the kitchen, the coffee-maker on the counter like a gift from G-d. He only had to look through two cupboards before finding the coffee grounds and cups, and he set about making it, humming Chelsea Hotel #2 very loudly to himself. Once done, he sat upon the counter, impatiently watching it percolate.

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simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:04 am (UTC)
"Certainly, thank you," Holmes said. "And for Watson, if you don't mind. He'll want breakfast when he wakes up. I swear, the man eats like nothing I've ever seen. But this plastic -" He picked another letter off of the refridgerator, privately noting its magnetism. "Remarkable. What is its chemical composition?" Holmes being Holmes, it did not occur to him that Gabe probably wouldn't know.
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:10 am (UTC)
((Sorry about that, didn't see your post.))

"I can cook," Holmes explained, "because I'm often forced to live alone for long periods of time, working on a client's case. I try to keep the more dangerous part of my business as far away from our - pardon, I mean from my home as possible."
kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:16 am (UTC)
"I haven't a clue what its chemical composition is," Gabe admitted, taking two slices of bread from the bag. "I honestly spent more time skipping Chem than I did attending the class." He placed the slices in the toaster on the counter and pressed them down. He fiddled with the knob, unsure of how to set it. He finally picked 'two,' as if it wasn't toasty enough he could always just put them in for longer. "Is there any butter in there?" he asked.
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:21 am (UTC)
"I believe so - but what on earth is that? Some sort of heating device?" Holmes looked at the toaster as though it might burst into flames at any moment.
kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:24 am (UTC)
"Toaster," Gabe replied, simply. "It toasts. And give me the butter, would you?"
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kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:32 am (UTC)
((Aww. "It is from the future." For some reason this line is the cutest thing ever.))

"Not fire, no," Gabe said. "It's heated electrically." He tilted the toaster towards them so that they could see the inside, the orange-red heating mechanism and the slices of bread themselves. "And I'm too tired to explain electricity," he added. "Ask Holmes."
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:33 am (UTC)
Holmes gingerly reached into the fridge for the butter and handed it to Gabe, still slightly distrustful of the new technology. "A toaster," he said, feigning confidence. "I see."
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simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 07:00 am (UTC)
"Yes, but. . ." Holmes shook his head, not wanting to admit exactly how old fashioned he could be about some things. "I suppose I ought to wake Watson," he remarked, valiantly trying to change the subject. "If we let him sleep he'll do it until evening tomorrow."
kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 07:20 am (UTC)
The toast popped. It wasn't toasted at all, and Gabe pushed it back down rather angrily. "Wake him if you like," he told Holmes. "I suppose he'll be wanting some coffee as well?"
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kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 06:57 pm (UTC)
Gabe very politely pretended not to notice how Jeannot jumped as the toast popped. "Bel," he said, "can you get me four mugs, for coffee?" He paused and turned to Holmes. "Unless there's someone else lurking around or if someone else shall be joining us?"
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 07:15 pm (UTC)
"I should hope not," said Holmes, staring fixedly at the toast. He was just as alarmed as Jeannot, but making rather more of an effort not to show it. "I'll go upstairs and get him, then." He turned on his heel out the door, then popped his head back in to add wryly, "Once more unto the breach, dear friends."
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kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 08:04 pm (UTC)
"Coffee's not so expensive, really," Gabe replied. "At least not in my time. I mean, even I could afford it." He shrugged and kissed Jeannot's cheek before turning away to pour the coffee. "I don't, mind you," he added. "Free coffee is one of the perks of working at a coffee shop." He picked up the mug he has deemed as his (it had a fractal printed upon it) and took a sip. "It's good coffee," he said, offering the mug to Jeannot. "Strong."
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 08:17 pm (UTC)
From upstairs was the sound of someone throwing something - probably a shoe - at someone else. A door slammed, and Holmes trooped dejectedly back into the kitchen. "Our cause has been defeated, I fear."
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simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 08:43 pm (UTC)
"Watson," said Holmes bitterly, "is fine. My dignity, however, is another matter. And yes, he may well talk to you." He sighed and leaned against the counter, then reached for a mug.
kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 08:58 pm (UTC)
Gabe took the mug back from Jeannot, giving him another kiss as he did, still tasting the lingering coffee flavor in his mouth, and just shook his head at Holmes. "You weren't even up there for five minutes," he said, almost impressed. "What the hell did you say?"
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 09:09 pm (UTC)
"I said good morning," Holmes reported, "and then he threw his left shoe at me." He poured himself some coffee, shaking his head. "He is excessively angry, although I don't know about precisely what." He had a fairly good idea, though, and that was only making him more miserable.
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simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 09:30 pm (UTC)
"What? Oh, yes, yes you may." Watson was sitting unhappily on the bed, one of his shoes on the floor beside him, the other lying just near the doorway.
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kissingmyelbow
Jan. 28th, 2007 09:17 pm (UTC)
"Wow," Gabe said, truly impressed, once Jeannot had left. "You really fucked up. Good show." It was unclear whether he was being sarcastic or not.
simplysidhe
Jan. 28th, 2007 09:34 pm (UTC)
"That is correct," Holmes said, sipping his coffee. "I'm fairly certain I know what I've done, but if I'm wrong, I don't want to inform him." He groaned.
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