|X is for Xenophobia
||[Jun. 1st, 2006|07:02 pm]
Prompt: 024. Xenophobia
Word Count: 100
Characters: Shannon and Sayid
Definition: Fear and contempt of strangers or foreign peoples.
A/N: I do not own anything that has to do with the brilliance that is Lost (though I wish I did!)
He faced a lot of people who were afraid of him. He was Iraqi, and that in itself was enough to make people avoid eye contact, to stiffen up around him and keep an eye out for security in public places. Not to mention on top of it that he was a torturer. Yet this young woman, this tall blonde with sad eyes was not scared of him at all; that was a first for him. She was able to make him happy, when he never thought he could be again. And when she smiled at him he felt complete.