Review – Red
Red plays on the color and on Norri’s hair. Because this character has the least amount of development of all of the main characters in the In Between Days series (even Pamela Hudson has more depth and detail to her), it works to give Norri her due. And, again, the title plays on words as well, putting the color together with mortification.
Hence for a prompt about embarrassment, I went with not only the color of your face but the color of Norri Digiorno‘s hair.
I had some hints about the first meeting between her and Melissa Madden in Fortune, but had not written it. The opportunity presented itself on a silver platter, so I went ahead with this sweet little story about love at first sight.
So Norri is checking out Melissa, big time. Melissa is playing it a little cooler. Finally, when Melissa’s friends leave, she crooks her finger just once, and Norri comes running. And, as Norri herself says on her deathbed in Fortune, she (Norri) never left. This love, much like the loves throughout the family and the series, is eternal. She really means forever.
- Red on Ad Astra
- Also, Red on G & T Show forums
- Red on Wattpad (fanfiction contest entry)
- In addition, Red on Fanfiction.net
- Red on Fictionpad
- Red in context
The story is Rated K.
It was an irresistible story to write, to get these two crazy kids together for the first time. For the main characters of In Between Days, their first meeting and first ‘date’ are the most normal.
This one was a joy to write, and hopefully readers find it a joy to read as well.
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