The Jazzman's Last Jive
The Jazzman's Last Jive is a story written by shukyou and illustrated by peachke. It ran in Special Issue 3 and can be found at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/84468.html and http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/the-jazzmans-last-jive/.
One mob girlfriend finds comfort in the arms of another.
She walked down the stairs into the dark, smoke-filled speakeasy like water, each long leg cascading down past the other as her pale blue skirt swirled around her knees, the light from the outside streetlamps catching and lighting her snow-blonde hair like a halo, and Nell took a drink of her martini and wondered what the hell kind of bird Jimmy had picked up this time.
From pinboard.in: "Prohibition-era gangster lesbians :D :D :D"
From pinboard.in: "The one with gangster's moll slash!"
The Jazzman's Last Jive is unconnected to other stories or universes.
This all happened when amei and I were talking about how awesome the '20s were, particularly from a visual and design standpoint, and I said WELL YOU KNOW WHAT WE SHOULD DO ABOUT THAT. Because, well, I can be talked into just about anything.
- delicious.com: "Wish I'd read this instead of The Great Gatsby in high school, seriously."
From varietyshow.tumblr.com: "twisty and compelling and also some other words that evade me right this moment."