Title: Long Slow Read
Challenge: 10-Aug-2007 "my heart sways slowly, ever so slow"
Based on: The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya
Characters: Kyon, Yuki
Type: Humor; 100 words
Warnings: Mild adult humor.
The Melancholy Of Haruhi Suzumiya © Nagaru Tanigawa / Noizi Ito / SOS Brigade / Kadokawa Shoten / Kyoto Animation.
"Miss Nagato?" asked Kyon. "Why do you read so slowly? I mean, slow for you. I expect you could read any book instantly."
"Humans need to eat," Yuki said, "but humans savor gourmet meals, rather than eat them as quickly as possible."
"That's true," Kyon said.
"And humans must drink," Yuki said, "but humans sip fine wines, rather than drain the bottle at once."
"That's true too," Kyon said.
"And humans must procreate," Yuki said, "but it is my understanding that humans prefer to seduce their partners slowly, to indulge in foreplay, and—"
"OKAY!!" Kyon said. "I get the point!!"