Freefall

Fandom: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Pairing: Napoleon Solo/Illya Kuryakin

Category: gen

Rating: G

Word Count: 100

Notes: Written for the LiveJournal group MFUWSS “elements” challenge

Original Publication Date: 13 April 2009

 

The altimeter reading plummeted at an alarming rate. Illya hauled at the controls, but the wings were in tatters and there was no fuel.

Headed for the city, the plane dropped through the air in flames.

They only found one parachute. He told Napoleon to go. Without him holding the plane on course, it would crash over heavily populated terrain. Thousands would die if Illya didn’t stay. One man for thousands. An UNCLE agent until the end, bound by his duty.

“I will not leave you!” A hand held out, but then pushed away.

“Napoleon, time to go. Goodbye.”

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