You want me to go where?

Jul. 23rd, 2017 02:10 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Illidria/pseuds/Illidria">Illidria</a>


The people in the Wall are a weird lot, hoarding more weapons than the Brotherhood and being more accepting than the Railroad. And yet, they manage to look at you twice as menacingly as either of those... A Fallout/FMA:B Crossover-fic, focusing on the Briggs crew.

Words: 3049, Chapters: 3/?, Language: English

Why do you do that?

Jul. 23rd, 2017 02:10 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Musetotheworld/pseuds/Musetotheworld">Musetotheworld</a>


Moving in with Cat and going public was bound to have an effect on Kara's life. She just hadn't known all that entailed...

Words: 2740, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/MalachiTamim/pseuds/MalachiTamim">MalachiTamim</a>


The first time you see her, you find yourself unable to look away. Or, rather, that your eyes are drawn to her again and again, a human example of Newton’s law of universal gravitation where she is the sun and you the earth. But this is not a school where most people would understand that reference. And when she turns and smiles in your direction, you think maybe it is a foolish analogy anyway. No law, physical or societal or doctrinal, could adequately explain that moment.

Words: 2946, Chapters: 1/?, Language: English

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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/spilled_notes/pseuds/spilled_notes">spilled_notes</a>


Serena tells Bernie she'll be coming home on a Friday. But she changes her mind and enlists the help of friends to arrange a surprise for her - because of all the things she's missed while she's been away, dancing with Bernie is definitely near the top of the list.

Words: 2269, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Series: Part 2 of Dance Me to the End of Love

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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Willowisdarkagain/pseuds/Willowisdarkagain">Willowisdarkagain</a>


Bernie is an F2 in her late twenties and Serena is in her early forties, she just got her promotion as Head of the AAU. This story is about what could have had happened if they were, in fact, not equals

Words: 3062, Chapters: 1/?, Language: English

A Night Without You

Jul. 23rd, 2017 01:54 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/ryuuhawkeye/pseuds/DrSaltyParabola">DrSaltyParabola (ryuuhawkeye)</a>


Twelve am and Holtz was still up, tinkering with her pet project. She couldn't sleep. And there's another person in her home that couldn't sleep either. Both missing the oneerson that wasn't there that night. Also, thank god for technology of video call!

Words: 2479, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English


Jul. 23rd, 2017 01:23 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/alinova/pseuds/alinova">alinova</a>


NOT ANOTHER STILINSKI TWIN FIC. Unfortunately, yes. That's exactly what this is. I'm sorry. I had to. This one is based around Milena Stilinski, a hearing impaired insomniac with a massive crush on Erica Reyes - who, predictably, is very oblivious to this fact. Takes place from season one onwards, but doesn't follow the plot too faithfully. Key events are stuck too, though. It's not crazy different. Just enjoy it.

Words: 4514, Chapters: 1/?, Language: English

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This post is a placeholder; letter to come shortly!

Seven Birthdays, by Ken Liu

Jul. 23rd, 2017 05:48 pm
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Today's favourite story.
Science fiction, plausible, near through very very very far future.
Biiiiiiiiig future, the kind that stretches the edges of your imagination and lets you think bigger.
Showed me a bunch of stuff in a row that was obvious once seen but I hadn't thought through.
Reminded me of Accelerando, but kind. And short, in word count.
The world is going to get weirder and wider than we can think, but here in very human and relatable ways.
Accelerando made me kind of give up on the idea of writing proper SF, because the future is going to be more everything than we can imagine, but this story makes me think, there will still be people.
It even makes me think I could be one of them, which is a wonder and terror right there.
I mean Highlander Immortals think 5K is an impressive age, but this one goes through to times significant on the scale of the movement of galaxies.
As a single lifetime.
Reminds me of that Torchwood fic where Jack lives so long he realises he's the only thing that can last that long, and his memory is the only way to preserve data.
(which fic was that? there was a song)(In Perpetuity, by Concertigrossi. Which took a while to re-find because LJ is just deletions far as eye can see, but Ao3 had it once I found the name. We build on digital sand, but we build.)
But in this story there's so many more minds all immortal together, which is a grander and more hopeful vision.
And what is lost can be found again.
Rather liking that idea, rather fearing the alternatives.
But more than that, here's a future where anything is possible, in some senses all the pasts as well as all the futures.

I like stories that open up possibility and make you dream again, and dream a place for yourself.

Attack On Pool Party

Jul. 23rd, 2017 01:14 pm
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Class 104 has finally entered their last summer before heading off to college. What better way to celebrate than with a pool party?

Words: 1929, Chapters: 1/?, Language: English

Series: Part 5 of Attack on [Blank]

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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Vitezislav/pseuds/Vitezislav">Vitezislav</a>


Fight that determines who becomes The Warrior Queen

Words: 6638, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Series: Part 16 of Steel Warriors - The Warrior Queen


Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:50 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Vanwatano/pseuds/Vanwatano">Vanwatano</a>


After Dagor Bragollach, Celegorm, Curufin and their people finally reached Nargothrond, and after a meeting and many convincing arguments, Felagund allowed them to abide within the realm. For the first time in weeks, Curufin can enjoy a moment of calm and solitude, and rediscover the sensations of his body.

Words: 1966, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Chasing night's shadows

Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:46 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/Talonticus/pseuds/Talonticus">Talonticus</a>


Since the moment she awoke, Veilidh has understood that her life will not be an easy one to live. The sylvari are new to this world, with much of its dangers and truths having yet to be revealed. Despite the uncertainty ahead, she understands that to find her place in it, she must explore and learn.
However, even as she is drawn to other parts of Tyria, her heart lingers in one locations, constantly torn with what it wants and what it can have. One touch can put everything right or shatter her completely.

Words: 4002, Chapters: 1/?, Language: English

Steve (filk)

Jul. 23rd, 2017 06:54 pm
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It was a while since I last posted a filk song here. I haven't quit writing them, but most songs lately have been very situational or little more than fragments. But I finished this one today, named "Steve" after Steve Rogers (in Captain America: The First Avenger) and Steve Trevor (in Wonder Woman). Because, even if the films are very different in tone and message, and the two characters are dissimilar, the two Steves manage to hit the same points in roughly the same order:

  • Played by an actor named Chris (Evans and Pine, respectively)
  • Gets stuck far away from the fighting
  • Gets together with a dark-haired beauty, who helps him
  • Enlists the aid of a small band of companions, in a bar
  • Drives a motorbike through the woods
  • Drives of an aircraft loaded with weapons of mass destruction in the end

It is based on the song "Balladen om den kaxiga myran" (YouTube) by Stefan Demert.

Jag uppstämma vill min lyra )

Sunset Kiss

Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:49 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/StarGazerGamer/pseuds/StarGazerGamer">StarGazerGamer</a>


Vetra and Sara find some time alone to enjoy the first sunset on Meridian.

Words: 913, Chapters: 1/1, Language: English

Series: Part 1 of Mass Effect Escapades

Cell Block Virus

Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:30 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/shapeofyou/pseuds/shapeofyou">shapeofyou</a>


A nasty case of the nirovirus spreads throughout the prison, leaving Allie. Franky and Boomer ill. leaving Bea to take care of her poorly girlfriend .


the prison is rather quiet as most inmates are struck down by the virus. and Bea can relax in her role as top dog for the first time as she doesn't feel a million eyes on her. watching her like a hawk.

mostly Ballie fluff with a little humour. / mostly AU too.

Words: 683, Chapters: 1/4, Language: English

Love For The Lonely

Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:24 pm
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Posted by <a rel="author" href="/users/thisimpossibleyear/pseuds/thisimpossibleyear">thisimpossibleyear</a>


In a world where color was only seen by those who had felt the touch of their soulmate, Evan Hansen didn't think he'd ever see the vibrant hues everyone spoke of and he most definitely didn't think he'd find it in the hands of Connor Murphy.

Words: 3263, Chapters: 2/?, Language: English

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I watched this last night. Seemed like it has something helpful to say on the subject of that particular mix of envy and sadness you can sometimes feel when seeing work you consider better than your own...and I've been in that emotional state more than once across the decades.

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Jul. 23rd, 2017 12:21 pm
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I'm 1700 words into my Captive Audience story. It's not due until 2 September, but I can already tell that it's likely to be long, so I guess having that time is good. I think this one will flow better during the writing than the second Pod Together story did. I might still hit a snag, but I'm hoping not.

My period finally started today after almost a month of off and on spotting. On the plus side, this makes having one on the 7th of August when I go in for the uterine ultrasound a lot less likely.

Scott's going to be working third shift this week and, probably, next. He originally thought that next week was his vacation, but I pointed out that that's actually another week further on. The only reason they didn't tell him to work third shift next week was that he told them he'd be on vacation. He emailed his boss to tell him of the error as soon as I told him (Scott didn't have access to his calendar right then). Third shift is down to four out of seven employees, and two of those left are supervisors who aren't supposed to run machines apart from covering for lunches and breaks. At other times, they move from machine to machine, making sure that everything's going okay and helping with whatever problem they judge most urgent.

Neither our nephew nor our niece were at the family gathering yesterday, so it was Cordelia and six adults. She retreated to the basement after dinner to read her book in isolation. I think she felt that four hours of being polite to adults was plenty.

I ended up sitting in the living room with Scott's father while Cordelia was in the basement and everyone else was out on the sun porch playing Ticket to Ride Europe. I didn't think it would be a good thing for us to sit in silence, so I initiated conversation, and we talked until the folks playing the game came back in. At that point, it was 9:00, and we were all ready to go home.
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