13 April 2015

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Title: one clover, and a bee, and reverie
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 4124 words
Prompt: Yuletide NYR 2014, for [personal profile] jeanenjolras, who wanted OT3 accidental marriage.
Pairing: Croach/Red/Sparks
Other: Also archived at AO3.

Excerpt: Our favorite trio ends up accidentally married. Or sort of accidentally. Plus Martian culture, a lot of sarcasm, and some terrible attempts at sharing feelings.

"No," Croach said. "Because you showed us your feet. And you have seen mine, and Red's. And I have seen Red's feet."

He glanced at her. Sparks said, "Too much information."

"I am only providing this much information because you seem to need it," Croach said. "I believe this onus is equivalent to the human custom of "marriage." Is that not correct, The Red Plains Rider?"


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Title: the present tense, but the past perfect
Fandom: Young Wizards
Length: 135 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Young Wizards, Nita/Kit, high school reunion
Pairing: Nita/Kit
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Kit laughs a little, and then coughs, his throat aching; "Family emergency," he suggests, "so far as everyone on Earth is family in some way."

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Title: in air or in water, still I am there
Fandom: Young Wizards
Length: 610 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Young Wizards, Nita/Kit, their child doesn't return from his/her ordeal
Pairing: Kit/Nita
Other: Themes of death, nothing explicit.

Excerpt: "She would have loved it up here," Nita said, and her voice broke.

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Title: and in the human heart
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 3499 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Sparks/Red, Croach/Sparks, Ginny/Sparks, Sparks/Red/Croach
Other: Titles from And In The Human Heart by Conrad Aiken. This story is a set of five canon AUs and a final future scenario. Warning for off-screen major character death in AU #4. Also at AO3.

Summary/Excerpt: 5 times Sparks nevada became a parent, and the one time he planned it first. "She likes riding," Sparks muttered under his breath. Red could have been a little more clear about that. Something like, "The baby is teething and won't sleep until you ride your horse around in circles for hours and she cries herself out."

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Title: it is just a system
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 560 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Elementary, Irene Adler/Joan Watson/Sherlock Holmes, AU where they’re all criminals
Pairing: slight Irene/Joan/Sherlock, mostly gen
Other: AU as per prompt. Violence, mention of drugs, and outsider POV.

Excerpt: Those three especially gave him the heebie-jeebies. It was something in the way they looked at each other, like they were sharing especially nasty secrets without saying a word. It was in the blonde's little quirky smile, and the business-like professionalism of the Asian woman, whose smile never reached her eyes. And it was in the way the British man talked and talked and talked, and the way the other two managed him, with the ease of long practice.

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Title: retired is being twice tired
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 1839 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Sparks gen with Sparks/Ginny
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: An episode tag, detailing some of the events that occurred between Crisis on Infinite Marses part 1 and part 2 and Malware Wars. Or: Sparks Nevada opens a hardware store.

Sparks thought about hammers, and nails, and how one always went with the other, even if there were sometimes specialty nails involved. And he thought about robot outlaws, and paperwork, and birdhouses. He'd always wanted to build one.

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Title: quenchless fidelity
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 281 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Steven Universe, Garnet + Amethyst + Pearl + Steven, sometimes Steven says or does things that remind them of Rose Quartz
Pairing: Pearl gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Pearl had thought things would be easier once he mastered his powers and joined them as much as a full Gem as he was able to be, given his half-human limitations. She hadn't thought that the older Steven would get, the more he would remind her of his mother in other ways.

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Title: ultramarine
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 471 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Lapis and Jasper gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Lapis held onto Jasper for as long as she could, her mind pushing down on Jasper's. She channeled her rage and frustration and worry into the fusion, and she liked, for a long moment, hearing Jasper scream into her brain.

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Title: run on the top of the dishevelled tide
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 279 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Elementary, Sherlock/Moriarty, Moriarty thinks of Sherlock as like a fairy tale princess - he is waiting to be woken up by Moriarty so his real life can begin
Pairing: Irene/Sherlock
Other: Set pre-series. Some drug references.

Excerpt: She can put a dozen poisons in a dozen apples, but it's worth nothing unless he takes a bite.

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Title: alone, most strangely, I live on
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 787 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Amethyst gen
Other: Also at AO3.

Summary: Amethyst, alone in the kindergarten. Just a touch of backstory prompted by rewatching On the Run.

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Title: his mobile Walden Pond
Fandom: Leverage
Length: 569 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Leverage, Parker/Hardison/Eliot, the last thing Hardison does on his computer before they all go in hiding off the grid
Pairing: Nate/Sophie & Parker/Hardison/Eliot
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "Parker told me that they were working on something big," Nate said. The blog posts were a mishmash of tech news, recipes, and cat pictures. If there was a coded message in here, he didn't see it. But computers had never really been his thing.

"It must be pretty bad, if Hardison's willing to go off the grid for a while," Sophie said, lips thin with worry.


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Title: out of their cataclysm
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 188 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Thrilling Adventure Hour, Croach the Tracker/Sparks Nevada, first time
Pairing: Croach/Sparks
Other: Dialogue-only.

Excerpt: "Sparks Nevada, if you say 'gross' one more time, we are going to cease copulating."

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Title: the bandage before the bruise
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 200 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Steven Universe, Garnet/Pearl, first kiss
Pairing: slight Garnet/Pearl
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "Her gift," Garnet said, when the baby kept crying until Pearl was ready to tear her hair out. Garnet patted him and leaned over to kiss Pearl on the cheek. Pearl lifted a hand to her face.

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Title: family faces are magic mirrors
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 100 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Steven Universe, Greg Universe/Rose Quartz & Garnet & Amethyst & Pearl, in-laws
Pairing: Greg/Rose
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Rose always called them her sisters. Once they had been an army, but now they were family.

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