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Title: here is the steeple
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 143 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome to Night Vale, Dana, Open the door and see all the people
Pairing: Dana gen
Other: Spoilers for Old Oak Door Part B.

Excerpt: Dana clipped the ribbon and moved into the darkened space, empty and desolate and prepared for new growth.

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Title: the height my soul can reach
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 87 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Legend of Korra, Asami Sato/Korra, darling
Pairing: Asami/Korra
Other: Set directly post S4.

Excerpt: They had a whole new language to learn after they began dating, endearments and affection and the meaning of each new look.

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Title: character is largely caught
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 117 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Avatar: TLA, Alwaysagirl!Zuko/Sokka, parenthood
Pairing: Zuko/Sokka
Other: AU as per prompt.

Excerpt: "Relax," Sokka said, his hand warm on Zuko's belly, even though there was barely enough rise there for him to find the right place to rest it.

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Title: Christmas still a shining thing
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 719 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Elementary, Sherlock&Joan, Sherlock spends the holidays with Joan's family
Pairing: Sherlock and Joan gen
Other: Set during some ambiguous previous season.

Excerpt: Joan's grandma was beating Sherlock at mahjong, and he kept looking at her sideways in that feral way of his, as if trying to confirm she wasn't cheating. It made Joan smile a little. Her grandma beat everyone at mahjong, and reveled in finding a new victim.

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Title: it's hard to defeat a woman in love
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 1314 words
Prompt: Written for [personal profile] hamimi_fk for [community profile] everywoman for the prompt, Ruby/Sapphire, pre-canon story.
Pairing: Ruby/Sapphire, mentioned Pearl/Rose
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: She wished she could see Sapphire's eyes. It was impossible to read her expression. Was she disappointed to fuse with a small Ruby? She hadn't said a word, just offered her hand. Maybe she just wanted to get this over with.

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Title: three times is true
Fandom: Brooklyn 99
Length: 3348 words
Prompt: Rosa/Gina/Amy OT3 for [community profile] nightonficmountain for [personal profile] controlscircus.
Pairing: Rosa/Gina/Amy
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: They didn't often agree on anything, but if you asked Rosa, Gina, and Amy, they'd all tell you: it was Gina who started it. Gina liked to tell the story to anyone who looked like they had a spare moment; she loved to brag on her sexual prowess vis-à-vis having two girlfriends.

"It's exhausting," she always said, nodding with a little smug look on her face, "but I find it's worth it."


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Title: one the dancer
Fandom: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Length: 821 words
Prompt: Ty Lee, meet the parents / family! for [tumblr.com profile] divineshark.
Pairing: Ty Lee/Suki
Other: Also at Tumblr.

Excerpt: Ty Lee laughed, but not happily. “I fell out of that tree so many times that Ty Ming said we should put pillows underneath,” she said, pointing out a crooked trunk that hung over the dusty road. “I’m really back.” She sighed, and then Suki saw her shoulders straighten.

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Title: I threw my life in the air
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 2783 words
Prompt: poetry_fiction: I light a match. / Still the heart won't burn.
Pairing: Mostly gen with canon pairings
Other: Also at AO3.

Summary/Excerpt: Five times when the women of Legend of Korra showed their own strength.

Izumi loved to read from the time she was a little girl. Fiction, non-fiction, whatever she could find, she devoured. The royal library was enormous, but not in the best condition; her father's predecessors hadn't cared much for books. She loved the smell of the old parchment and spent many a happy hour dreaming of far off places and times. For her twelfth birthday her father gave over care of the library to her, including an allowance to buy new books and repair old ones. It was her favorite gift.

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Title: Wendy's Guide to the Perfect Summer
Fandom: Gravity Falls
Length: 1402 words
Prompt: Written for [community profile] rarelywritten for [Bad username or site: greyjinxed @ ao3"].
Pairing: Wendy/Robbie; mostly Wendy gen
Other: Also at AO3. Spoilers for 2x11 Not What He Seems.

Summary: Wendy's summer is going to be awesome, no matter what kind of weirdness is going on at the Mystery Shack.

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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: the last drink on Mars
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 752 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Thrilling Adventure Hour, the Mars Marshaling Team meets the Doyles
Pairing: Frank/Sadie + Mars team gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "Humans do not possess sufficiently advanced senses to perceive ghosts," Croach said.

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