16 February 2015

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Title: alas for those that never sing
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 354 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: A:TLA, Monk Gyatso, last stand
Pairing: Gyatso gen
Other: Themes of genocide and death.

Excerpt: A few monks are trying to organize a resistance and others have gone back to their cells to meditate and wait. There would be hours of arguments about the differing approaches, if there had been time for them, but all of them know that the time is precious.

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Title: we who are left
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 439 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: A:TLA, any, What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?
Pairing: Toph gen
Other: Themes of war.

Excerpt: "Mom?" Lin said over dinner, in that careful tone of voice that meant she was about to ask for something, "you don't ever talk about the war."

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Title: echoes from the life behind
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender/Legend of Korra
Length: 396 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: A:TLA, Katara, a new generation of waterbenders
Pairing: Katara gen with implied Katara/Aang
Other: Set post ATLA, pre Korra.

Excerpt: Katara collected the kids and they walked down to the beach, where she could put her feet in the water and read the letter again. That always made her feel closer to home, knowing that she was touching the same water that eventually wound its way south.

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Title: had me fighting for air
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 532 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Suki/Azula, When the beautiful captured spy offers me sexual favors, they are only a trick to kill me and escape; I will decline.
Pairing: Suki/Azula
Other: Uh, let's just pretend they're all at least 16, idk how old Suki was supposed to be. PG-ish for sexual themes.

Excerpt: The night before the Kyoshi girls are scheduled to be removed to the Boiling Rock, Azula dresses them up in red and makes them serve at dinner. Ty Lee laughs uneasily and Mai says that this is a terrible idea, but Azula ignores them both.

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Title: all the pith is in the postscript
Fandom: Sherlock Holmes
Length: 676 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Author's choice, any, foreign correspondence
Pairing: Sherlock/Watson
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "Your wife has been communicating with that woman," he told me. "There is an entire life history there that I am nearly certain is false. I have kept track of her whenever possible and she has no children and certainly no little home in Italy."

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Title: how you get the girl
Fandom: Frozen/Brave
Length: 521 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Frozen/Brave, Elsa/Merida, making it work
Pairing: Elsa/Merida
Other: Set post-canon for both movies.

Excerpt: "You can't just sit alone in this room all day," Merida said, a note of frustration in her voice. "Come on, no more boring dinners or talking about fabrics. I do not care how the gown drapes. Let's do something else."

"What," and Elsa coughed her mouth suddenly dry, "what do you want to do?"


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Title: her very frowns are fairer far
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 484 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Mai/Zuko, "why do you keep running for the door? do you think my arms are broken?"
Pairing: Mai/Zuko
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Mai's mother was always telling her that she was a delicate little flower, but Mai was pretty sure that just because she'd grown breasts, it didn't mean she couldn't open her own doors. Zuko seemed to be measuring out all of his words, not that he'd gotten any better at choosing them, and their friendship had become, quite frankly, dull.

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Title: nothing's ever left you scarred
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 359 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Legend of Korra, Lin + Suyin, Hello Daddy, hello Mom / I'm your ch ch ch ch ch / cherry bomb / Hello world, I'm your wild girl / I'm your ch ch ch ch ch cherry bomb
Pairing: Lin and Suyin gen
Other: Set pre-canon.

Excerpt: "It's a cry for help," Lin says, and Suyin scowls at her.

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Title: big enough so you can't hit me
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 475 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: AtLA, Toph & or /Azula, a life-changing field trip with a member of the Fire Nation royal family
Pairing: Toph and Azula gen
Other: Set post-canon.

Excerpt: "Is this life-changing for you?" Azula asks, and Toph can't tell if she's kidding. She hates that about Azula -- Azula is always keeping her on her toes. There is nothing predictable about her, and her body lies all the time.

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Title: say you'll see me again even if it's just pretend
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 401 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar, Ta Min, when people talk about the Avatar, she still thinks of her husband
Pairing: Ta Min/Roku
Other: Set pre-canon.

Excerpt: An old friend, a woman who is related to the Fire Lord in some way, although Ta Min can't remember how, mentions it over tea. "I've heard that they've found the Avatar," she says casually.

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Title: I'm lightning on my feet
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 335 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Aang/Toph, "seemed like a good idea at the time"
Pairing: Aang/Toph, Aang/Katara
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Toph kissed Aang the first time because it seemed like a good idea. He was stressed, working too hard, and not spending any time on himself. She knew that kissing always made her feel better about the way her life was going.

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Title: did you have to ruin what was shining
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 238 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: For the first time Pacifica feels like she doesn't have -everything-
Pairing: Mabel/Pacifica
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Mabel would be gone after the summer ended. It wasn't worth spending the time to think about her. There were boys to flirt with, skirts to buy, golf to practice.

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Title: out of the woods yet
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 598 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Why does Wendy's family stress her out?
Pairing: Wendy gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: It's just that well... sometimes she needs time to herself, and space, which is hard to find in their tiny mobile home. Sometimes she wants someone to be girly with. Sometimes she doesn't want to rate Tyler's farts on a scale from one to dead skunk on the side of the road.

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Title: you look like my next mistake
Fandom: Bob's Burgers
Length: 302 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Bob's Burgers, Belcher Siblings, trying to run the restaurant while their folks are laid up
Pairing: Belchers gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "I'm pretty sure this is a health code violation," Teddy says, but when Gene pushes the plate across the counter, he starts eating the burger anyway.

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Title: that's when I could finally breathe
Fandom: Community
Length: 375 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Community, Abed/Troy, his zombie apocalypse preparedness routine didn't include protocols for this.
Pairing: Abed/Troy
Other: PG for sexual themes.

Excerpt: "We did not plan for this," Abed said. Troy's hands were warm on his abdomen, comforting. Troy was tracing over the scars that Abed had managed to acquire in his life. Most of them were from before the apocalypse, to be fair. The one Troy was putting his attention to now was from a merry-go-round incident when he was four. Troy knew that, but he kissed it anyway.

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Title: get knocked off our feet
Fandom: Doctor Who
Length: 349 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Doctor Who, Any Doctor + Any Companion(s), The Doctor unnerving his companion(s) on the dance floor with the bizarre moves he's picked up during his travels throughout time and space.
Pairing: Third Doctor & Sarah Jane gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: The Doctor was a terrible dancer. Sarah Jane hid a smile behind her hand. It seemed that she had finally discovered his weakness, and it seemed to be disco.

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Title: could end in burning flames or paradise
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 552 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Elementary, Sherlock/Joan, mystery solvers club.
Pairing: Sherlock and Joan gen
Other: College AU!

Excerpt: Joan and Sherlock have already had several talks about his habit of volunteering her for things, especially after he got her student ID and cracked her email password. She knows he thinks he can annoy her enough that she goes away. So far she hasn't. She likes seeing her amount of student debt decreasing slowly but steadily. But days like this, she really thinks about throwing in the towel.

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Title: for worse or for better
Fandom: Futurama
Length: 160 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Futurama, Fry/Leela, "X-Mas Story" AU where Fry buys the 500 lizards instead of the parrot
Pairing: Fry/Leela
Other: AU per prompt.

Excerpt: Leela has her apartment fumigated twice and she still finds lizards in her cabinets months later.

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Title: just close your eyes, the sun is going down
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 371 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome to Night Vale, Drugged-Up Government Bear, Another day at work
Pairing: Cecil gen
Other: PG for general Night Vale weirdness.

Excerpt: It would be just another day in Night Vale, except that it's Christmas, and so the drugged-up government bear we all call Santa Claus is roaming the streets. His red and white costume is still festive, listeners, none of the blood has dried. I would recommend avoiding children today if possible.

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Title: it's getting dark and it's all too quiet
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 180 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome to Night Vale - Any - Ceremonial Soft Meats Crown
Pairing: Tamika gen
Other: General Night Vale creepiness.

Excerpt: Tamika still gets surprised on a regular basis, but she likes to think she handles it better now that she's thirteen. Her mom helped her wrap up the librarian's head when she brought it home after the summer reading program, and they're going to put it in a shadow box once it's all dried out properly.

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Title: he's so bad but he does it so well
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 251 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome to Night Vale, Intern Dana/The Man in the Tan Jacket, sympathy for the devil
Pairing: Dana/Man in the Tan Jacket
Other: n/a

Excerpt: It's just that, whenever he leaves, he takes parts of her with him in that briefcase. The flies buzz around her eyes when he sits on the bench next to her. She can't remember what they talk about, but she thinks it could be important.

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Title: why they lost their minds and fought the wars
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 354 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Wendy/Dipper (Dipper is genderbent) growing up
Pairing: Dipper/Wendy
Other: AU per the prompt. Dipper was born female.

Excerpt: Dipper wished she could skip right to sixteen; Wendy seemed to have it all together. She knew how to put on eyeliner and how to figure out what bra size she was. She was effortlessly cute. Dipper wasn't sure if she wanted to be her or date her. Both. Definitely both.

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Title: and you can want who you want
Fandom: Whip It!
Length: 471 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Whip It!, Bliss/Pash, post-bout ritual
Pairing: Bliss/Pash
Other: R for sex.

Excerpt: Pash's voice was hoarse from shouting and Bliss had new bruises to favor. It didn't seem to matter so much. They were kissing in the elevator, kicking off their shoes just inside the apartment door, falling down onto their creaky futon and scrambling out of their clothes.

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Title: good as gold
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 116 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Stan/Goldie , morning after
Pairing: Stan/Goldie
Other: For the lulz.

Excerpt: "I should probably have told you," Stan said, looking over at Goldie and scratching the back of his neck. "I've been married before. Coupla times. Been around the block a little."

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Title: you say sorry just for show
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 297 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Sokka/Zuko + Katara + Azula, awkward family dinner
Pairing: Sokka/Zuko
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Family dinner, right. Sure. The future Firelord was dating her annoying brother, and the idea guy thought that a family dinner would make everyone okay with this and happy.

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Title: this love is glowing in the dark
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 601 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Mabel/Pacifica , Pacifica gets a tacky homemade Christmas sweater in the mail.
Pairing: Mabel/Pacifica
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Pacifica's mail usually comes in small, neatly wrapped packages, so the big cardboard box taped together at all seams with Rudolph the Reindeer stickers comes as a surprise.

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Title: why I've spent my whole life trying to put it into words
Fandom: Magic Knight Rayearth
Length: 233 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Magic Knight Rayearth, Clef/Presea, I want to make poems that say right out, plainly / what I mean (Everything by Mary Oliver)
Pairing: Clef/Presea
Other: n/a

Excerpt: The lines are sparse, the descriptions sharp as an edged sword. His handwriting is impeccable.

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Title: we show off our different scarlet letters
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 664 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Legend of Korra, Lin /& Pema, "You gonna try to arrest me again or do you want something to eat?"
Pairing: Lin and Pema gen
Other: Set mid S4.

Excerpt: Pema laughed. "I said, are you going to try to arrest me again, or do you want something to eat?"

"Arrest you?" For a moment Lin was confused, and then she flushed with embarrassment. "I'm not -- I'm just here to get the news on Korra and Kuvira."

"And I said, do you want something to eat? I know how you are, you probably didn't take a dinner break."


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Title: lights flash and we run for the fences
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 1297 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Joan gen
Other: Set directly before the first episode of season 3. Also at AO3.

Excerpt: Every time Joan convinced herself that Sherlock had finally figured out how to be a real boy, he proved her wrong. She went to sign her lease on a Wednesday afternoon and came back with two new keys in hand. There was a note on the kitchen table, pinned down by a padlock from Sherlock's collection. He was breaking their partnership and going back to London.

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Title: shake it off
Fandom:Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 432 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Thrilling Adventure Hour, Sadie Doyle/Frank Doyle, the real mystery is where the ominous music is coming from
Pairing: Frank/Sadie
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "Frank, I didn't know you played piano!" she said with surprise.

"Neither did I," her husband freely admitted. "We do not seem to have a piano," he continued after a moment's careful consideration. There really wasn't room between the matching set of drinks cabinets.


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Title: they are the hunters, we are the foxes
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 205 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome to Night Vale, the dog park is Carlos' subject of study at the moment and Cecil worries that he'll come back changed into something unrecognizable. But then again maybe his lovely locks will come back too.
Pairing: Cecil/Carlos
Other: n/a

Excerpt: And Carlos laughed at him. He didn't mean anything by it, but Cecil finds the implications worrying. If you start laughing at perfectly sensible coping mechanisms, where do you stop?

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Title: my soul-bird loves my body-cage
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Length: 877 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Star Trek: TNG, Data(/Geordi La Forge), if he's so inhuman then why did he wake up with a daemon?
Pairing: Data/Geordi
Other: Daemon AU.

Excerpt: "I am Enosh," the crow says, its affect flat. "It is nice to meet you, Geordi and Tichaona."

"Did you find him somewhere?" Geordi asks. He's still confused. Tich gets up and presses her head to the back of his calf.

"He's Data's daemon," she says.


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Title: the same lie I tell myself
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 220 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Gideon, in the beginning
Pairing: Gideon gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: His dad tied his first bolero tie. By the time he was seven, Gideon was running the business himself.

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Title: old enough to die indeed
Fandom: Young Wizards
Length: 581 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Young Wizards, Nita/Kit, their child is on ordeal and they have a talk with Tom and Carl
Pairing: Kit/Nita and Tom/Carl
Other: Future fic.

Excerpt: Carl sits down across from her and Kit. There is a sympathetic look in his eyes and Nita recognizes it. She's seen him use it plenty of times in his capacity as a Senior. He's told her that she's volunteered to die, as the Silent One, and he's told her that Dairine might not come back, and so many other dreadful things. He's always sincere when he wears that look, but Nita does not want to see it right now.

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Title: I thought heaven can't help me now
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 513 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Prompt: Sci Fi AU where Mabel and Dipper investigate space mysteries. Kinda like Star Trek meets X Files
Pairing: Dipper gen
Other: AU per prompt.

Excerpt: "Mabel!" he hissed in her ear. "The captain is an alien!"

"Of course she is, silly!" Mabel said, giggling. "She grew up on the Moon! I told her telling Grunkle Stan in the cafeteria last week."


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Title: haven't you heard what becomes of curious minds
Fandom: Venture Brothers
Length: 355 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: The Venture Bros., Dr. Rusty Venture, a catalog of failed inventions
Pairing: Brock gen
Other: Set pre-canon, with some spoilers for S3.

Excerpt: When Brock becomes Dr. Venture's bodyguard, he gets a tour of the grounds and the lab. Rusty vacillates between desperate pride and embarrassment.

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Title: all you had to do was stay
Fandom: Leverage
Length: 710 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Leverage, Eliot, The stray cat who sits at his window gets fed well on the nights he shows up.
Pairing: Eliot gen
Other: Set pre-canon.

Excerpt: Eliot had conflicting thoughts about the idea of a home base. He had one, because he'd spent years dreaming about it while he was in the service. It was a beautiful house too, far enough out of the city that he'd know if someone bad was headed his way, and secure as he could make it while allowing plenty of natural light. He went there in-between jobs, but never during. It was like a reward in that way.

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Title: waiting for a wandering poem
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 594 words
Prompt:comment_fic: Avatar TLA. Sokka (and/or Katara). The first time they see the forest
Pairing: Sokka gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Katara says, "How long do you think it took for all these trees to grow?" There's wonder in her eyes. Aang has gotten her positively starry-eyed and he's not sure how to feel about it. He agreed to come with them, but he's not sure what they can really do against the Fire Nation, even with the Avatar. But she has always been the optimistic one.

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Title: so you dare tell me who to be
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Length: 540 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Star Trek: TNG, Geordi La Forge/Data, FAQ
Pairing: Geordi/Data
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "I am not sure what love feels like, but I would notice every day if Geordi was gone or no longer wanted to speak with me. I would feel his absence. He smiles when he sees me. I cannot speak for him, of course, but he has verbally expressed fondness for me."

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Title: only the dead have seen the end of war
Fandom: Animorphs
Length: 766 words
Prompt: A [livejournal.com profile] genficswap treat for [livejournal.com profile] leidolette. She wanted to know what would happen if Rachel had survived the war.
Pairing: Rachel gen
Other: Major character death and war themes.

Excerpt: Rachel had clothes in her closet that she couldn't bring herself to wear. They would show off the leotard she didn't have to wear anymore, but she felt vulnerable without it. That was ridiculous, really; clothes wouldn't stop her from morphing. But there was something about the feel of the fabric tight against her skin that she couldn't give up.

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Title: halcyon
Fandom: Glee
Length: 694 words
Prompt: Let's Make Out ficathon: glee, mercedes/quinn, girls night in
Pairing: Mercedes/Quinn
Other: Set in S1.

Excerpt: "Do that again," Mercedes says, and they shift around on the couch so that they're sitting next to each other, leaning in. This time Mercedes kisses back, and Quinn's hand on her skin makes her shiver. They kiss until they have to pause to breathe, and Quinn laces her fingers with Mercedes's.

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Title: as simple and as difficult as that
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 582 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: TLA, alwaysagirl!Zuko/Sokka, "You want me to marry you?!"
Pairing: Zuko/Sokka
Other: AU per the prompt.

Excerpt: Sokka looked taken aback. He pulled at the neck of his shirt. "That's what that means," he said, pointing at the necklace. "I mean, I know I'm not great with carving or anything, but that's totally what that means. The necklace. It's a betrothal one, like the one Katara wears? You've seen it?"

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Title: I know places we won't be found
Fandom: Gravity Falls/The X-Files
Length: 598 words
Prompt: Gravity Falls fic battle: Prompt: Any/ Gen. X Files Crossover
Pairing: Dipper gen
Other: Crossover, per prompt.

Excerpt: Dipper remembered the white light blinding him in a dark room. He remembered Mabel. He was never going to forget Mabel.

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Title: now more alive than ever
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 563 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Thrilling Adventure Hour, Croach the Tracker/Sparks Nevada, Is it possible to catch emotions?
Pairing: Croach/Sparks
Other: Set in early canon.

Excerpt: "I was not attempting to be humorous. That was an example of terrifying human laughter, wasn't it?" Croach said, utterly serious, which nearly set Sparks off again. Instead he coughed and tried to recover his dignity. He adjusted his bow tie.

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Title: always be chasing the sun
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 3147 words
Prompt: Written for [community profile] yuletide_admin 2014 for [personal profile] footnoterphone, who wanted Joan to go back to medicine.
Pairing: Joan gen
Other: Some spoilers for S3 and a number of Arthur Conan Doyle canon references, along with some themes of disability. Also at AO3.

Excerpt: When Joan got out of the hospital, her leg aching and stiff, Sherlock put her up in the front room, saying that the windows would be good for her. She would rather have had her room back, which was more private, but she couldn't imagine negotiating the stairs all the time, not any more. That was why she hadn't gone back to her own apartment. A lot of things would have to change, at least temporarily.

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Title: beauty is woman's sceptre
Fandom: Big Hero Six
Length: 702 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Honey Lemon/Gogo Tomago
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Gogo had mastered the resting bitch face by the age of thirteen in hopes that people would leave her alone once in a while. How could someone like Honey choose to shine all the time?

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Title: we show off our different scarlet letters
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 2016 words
Prompt: Written for the Thrilling Adventure Hour Secret Santa for [tumblr.com profile] goggles-girl.
Pairing: Red gen with Red/Croach, Red/Sparks, and Croach/Red/Sparks
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: "G'rop N'go-goth," Croach said, "I do not understand why I would be tied to the space train tracks in this scenario. You know that I have the ability to excrete a slippery solution that would help me escape these bonds."

"Shut up and listen, Croach," Red said.


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Title: chance had it all planned
Fandom: Doctor Who
Length: 431 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] wildandfreehearts
Pairing: Eighth Doctor/Grace
Other: Set post-canon.

Excerpt: "Grace Holloway!" he'd said, with such pleasure that she'd somehow never gotten around to filing a report on the man in Edwardian costume who walked home with her from school on the day before her grandmother died.

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Title: love you like a burrito
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 753 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] vel
Pairing: Bolin/Varrick, mentioned Bolin/Opal, Korra/Asami, and Varrick/Zhu Li
Other: Set post-canon without the wedding.

Excerpt: With Korra and Asami on vacation, Bolin had a limited pool of people to talk to about his new problem. He felt weird telling his brother about his love life, but he was still a better choice than his ex-girlfriend or the police chief.

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Title: nothing to do and all day to do it in
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 707 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] ranalore
Pairing: Toph/Zuko/Mai
Other: Soft R for sexual activity.

Excerpt: "See, I knew you could relax," Toph said. Her feet were pressed up against his shoulderblades and she was massaging them a little with her toes, which was surprisingly comfortable. For him, anyway. She had her back against the headboard and seemed to enjoying that as well. Zuko did not mention that she had in fact said the exact opposite only earlier this week. It felt like a lifetime ago.

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Title: all sense of time
Fandom: Doctor Who
Length: 470 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] paynesgrey
Pairing: Ten/Rose
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Sometimes they watched movies in the best theater this side of Alpha Centauri, or so the Doctor claimed. It was comfortably small and the couch adjusted to their body shapes and changed patterns at whim. It also pushed them closer and closer together over the course of the night. Rose always woke up with her head in the Doctor's lap.

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Title: you're aces for coming along
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender/Hunger Games
Length: 859 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] ungoliant
Pairing: Zuko gen
Other: Fusion fic, ATLA characters in the HG universe. HG-typical violence.

Excerpt: Of course, Zuko would have been expected to put in an appearance regardless, assuming he was alive, being his father's son. The fact that he was also a victor was almost a minor detail, except that he thought about it every day and his scar still hurt, all these years later. He could never stop thinking about it, never.

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Title: a sweet orange is as scripture
Fandom: Doctor Who
Length: 341 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] tessercat
Pairing: Ten & Donna gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "I'm not asking you to cook," she said, hands on hips, "because you'd probably make some other kind of terrifying spaceman food. What do Time Lords eat, anyway?"

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Title: as good as gold
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 1017 words
Prompt: Written for Thrilling Adventure Hour Secret Santa 2014 for [tumblr.com profile] gloriousclio, for the prompt Apex Christmas.
Pairing: Captain Laserbeam/Philip Fathom heavily implied
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: "Santa Claus is here!" Adventurekateer Patrick said breathily when Laserbeam strode into the Clubhouse. "Santa Claus, Santa Claus!"

Adventurekateer Clio scoffed. "It's Captain Laserbeam, dummy. Santa Claus isn't going to be here for two more days."


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Title: where's the man could ease a heart like a satin gown?
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 614 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] starlit_purple
Pairing: Lin and Suyin gen
Other: Set at the end of S4.

Excerpt: When Suyin walked into the police station, a hush fell over the assembled officers. She had not been inside even once since her exile, but there was no doubting who she was, with the family resemblance. She kept walking, her feet clicking on the tiled floor, until she reached Lin's office, and she opened the door without knocking. She shut it behind her.

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Title: earthbenders have their faults
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 500 words
Prompt: Christmas cards: Old Toph trolling either Zuko or Izumi or both!
Pairing: Zuko and Toph gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Finally, he turned it over and wrote, "I don't know. Where do rocks sleep?"

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Title: one another's best
Fandom: Brooklyn 99
Length: 993 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] cashay
Pairing: Holt/Kevin
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: "Where and how did you meet your spouse?" Jake asked, glancing sideways at Holt and then back out the window. Holt knew the way that Jake felt about Kevin, and vice versa, even though they were learning slowly to be more courteous to each other. It was like watching a mouse dance with an elephant.

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Title: everyone's a pacifist between wars
Fandom: Leverage
Length: 132 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Leverage, any, how he/she got to be the best thief/hitter/grifter/hacker/etc.
Pairing: Eliot gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Eliot never quits thinking, not until his vision goes red around the edges and his body moves and he lets his fists do the work.

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Title: a cat is a poem
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Length: 115 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Star Trek: The Next Generation, Data + Spot, playtime
Pairing: Data gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Cats require play as well, and this Data provides, with the careful precision that characterizes each of his movements.

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Title: the illusion is always one of normality
Fandom: Elementary/Doctor Who
Length: 348 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Elementary, Joan + Sherlock, Doctor Who AU
Pairing: Sherlock gen
Other: Doctor Who fusion, Elementary characters in the Doctor Who universe.

Excerpt: He loves it. There is nothing Sherlock loves more than space travel, and he'd thought there would never be anything better than being a detective. But now he is a detective in space.

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Title: in the palm of our skull
Fandom: Being Human (UK)
Length: 427 words
Prompt: fandom_stocking for [personal profile] megans_writing
Pairing: Mitchell/George established
Other: n/a

Excerpt: On full moon nights, Mitchell waited. Annie tried to distract him with tea and playing cards and anything she could think of, but Mitchell collected three-of-a-kind and never stopped worrying. They couldn't open the door until the morning.

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