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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Title: all the nothing you want
Fandom: Leverage
Length: 333 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Leverage, Nate/Sophie, Empty nest syndrome
Pairing: Nate/Sophie
Other: Set post-canon.

Excerpt: "Concerned? Parker can handle it. She's going to be better than me in a couple years," he says, and she can hear the pride that he tries to hide in his voice.

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Title: do not live like living men
Fandom: Star Wars
Length: 158 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Star Wars original trilogy, Leia Organa, prophetic dreams
Pairing: Leia gen
Other: Set precanon.

Excerpt: The dreams are vivid -- not just her mother, but a blonde man with a crooked smile, a man in a black vest, a boy taking off a storm-trooper's helmet -- but none of them make any sense.

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Title: just and loyal
Fandom: Leverage
Length: 225 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Leverage, Eliot Spencer + Alec Hardison, it takes him awhile to realize Eliot is basically the biggest Hufflepuff he’s ever met
Pairing: Hardison, Parker, and Eliot gen
Other: n/a

Excerpt: "I still vote Gryffindor," Parker says. "Cedric Diggory had terrible reaction time. You couldn't take Eliot out that easily."

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Title: a whit more just
Fandom: Brooklyn 99
Length: 243 words
Prompt: comment_fic: Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ensemble, everyone gets superpowers except for Peralta
Pairing: precinct gen
Other: AU as per prompt.

Excerpt: "This is so unfair!" Peralta says. If sulking was a superpower, he'd have it, but unfortunately, it is not. He watches sullenly as Rosa sets the copier on fire.

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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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