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Masterlist Table of Contents

xxxHOLiC Titles M-Z

*Assume all fanfiction is G-rated unless otherwise noted.
*Many of these fics were Jossed by later canon.
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Titles: M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

Titles M

Title: Made with Care
Length: 255 words
Prompt: [profile] clampanonmeme: Watanuki/Himawari, cooking.
Pairing: Watanuki/Himawari
Other: Set way back when.
Excerpt: Watanuki liked to cook, but he only ever cooked for people that he liked. Or felt that he was obligated to, he would add, but it wasn't long before all of the people he was obligated to were people that he liked, even if he wouldn't admit it.

Title: Made Up
Fandom: xxxHOLiC
Length: 113 words
[community profile] writing_game: Player's choice: cosmetics +3 bossy +2 imbibe +1
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He liked to watch her put her makeup on. That part of womanhood had always fascinated Clow.

Title: Making Love
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 22. libido
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Yuuko had never been loved before. It made the sex better.

Title: Melting
Length: 571 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Eleventh in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: They looked like a couple. They looked like they belonged together. They looked... domestic. Here they were, lobbing snowballs back and forth, laughing, teasing the Mokona.

Title: Memories
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 3. addiction
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: She drank and she smoked, but she gave the impression that she could stop if she liked. He didn't doubt that she could, but it passed the time.

Title: Meatbuns
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 28. free association
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "I'm hungry," Yuuko whined, interrupting his concentration (he was focused on balancing a quill on his nose, since no ideas were coming).

Title: Moon
Length: 824 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 16 Oct 09 // bring me lasting light
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He would call her things like, "Yuuko, the goddess of my heart," or "Yuuko, my beloved," when introducing her to others. She would just smirk and say, "This is the idiot, my colleague," and let their new friends make their own conclusions.

Title: More Minutes
Length: 222 words
Prompt: [profile] 6_cocktails: 6. artist's choice; from table 1: 2. Between the sheets
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: established relationship
Excerpt: Yuuko poked her head out from underneath the futon and heard the rain pattering steadily. She sighed and slid back underneath the cover.

Title: Morning-Afters
Length: 358 words
Prompt: [profile] 6_cocktails: 2. Gloomchaser
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: She leaned across her couch, arm over her eyes, and watched as he wandered through and back again, pausing to pick dust off some of her treasures and scowl about the mess.

Title: Moving On
Length: 200 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 12. you think too much
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "I'm tired," he said to her one day, the eighth day of the twentieth year they'd been together (looking the same age as he had looked, of course, the day they'd met).

Title: Moving On
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 10. approach-avoidance
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: I can stay with Yuuko as we have been, gods among men, shapers of the world.

Title: Mr. Fluffers, Watanuki?
Length: 1271 words
Prompt: [profile] wtf27: 2. transformation (animals)
Pairing: Watanuki/Himawari
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "Tell me again why I have to be a cat," he said, managing to spazz out much in the same way he usually did, despite lacking hands and elbows and a lot of other things he used to consider critical when one spazzed.

Title: Much of a Romantic
Length: 439 words
Prompt: Christmas 2008: Christmas is for lovers; Clow/Yuuko for [profile] lady_kikyou
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: For their first Christmas together, he gave her roses. She improvised a vase from an old empty bottle of liquor and looked at him expectantly.

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Titles N

Title: Nest
Length: 132 words
Prompt: [community profile] writing_game Week 64: J+1, Jealous
Pairing: slight Himawari/Watanuki
Other: Spoilers for ch186.
Excerpt: She knew it was better for Doumeki to spend the most time with Watanuki. If nothing else, Doumeki had a better straight face.

Title: Never to Heaven Go
Length: 729 words
Prompt: none
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: vague spoilers for recent xH/TRC
Excerpt: She'd never seen one of his bad visions, though she had the impression that they were infrequent. Even knowing of them, she was still rather shocked to step into his office one day and find him sprawled across the floor.

Title: No Complications
Prompt: [profile] 1sentence: theme set beta
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG for sexual references
Excerpt: Everyone who came to her wanted something; he was the only person who wished for her.

Title: Not a Date
Length: 363 words
Prompt: [profile] 50fantastic: 7. Hmm, my favorite fandom on your list would be xxxHOLiC and I see you don't write most yaoi couples but do you write Doumeki/Watanuki? Or otherwise just a non-yaoi fic on them. I love their interaction. As for the prompt: "If I could drop dead right now, I'd be the happiest man alive." (Quote by Samuel Goldwyn)
Pairing: Doumeki/Watanuki pre-slash
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "If you were dead, how could you be the happiest man alive?" Doumeki said thoughtfully.

Title: Not a Date
Length: 978 words
Prompt: [community profile] comment_fic: xxxHOLiC, Clow/Yuuko and implied Watanuki/author's choice, "We're chaperoning your date"; "IT'S NOT A DATE!"
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko and slight Doumeki/Watanuki
Other: Spoilers for ch182, rather more serious than one would expect from prompt.
Excerpt: "I think he's missed you," the man said in an amused voice over Watanuki's head.

Title: Not Much
Length: 109 words
Prompt: porn_battle: xxxHolic, Shizuka Doumeki/Himawari Kunogi, where is Watanuki?
Pairing: Doumeki/Himawari; Doumeki/Watanuki; Watanuki/Himawari
Other: There is no porn here. Really.
Excerpt: Doumeki could kiss her scars with sincerity, and Himawari could smile and mean it, but in the end, they both loved Watanuki more.

Title: Nothing
Length: 143 words
Prompt: 7 Oct 08 // double or nothing
Pairing: Watanuki and Yuuko gen
Other: vague references to current Tsubasa canon
Excerpt: "They're coming back soon," she says after a long moment. "I hope we're ready."

Title: Nothing But Lie
Length: 539 words
Prompt: November 1 // but the heart asks pleasure first
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He wasn't the first man she'd ever fallen in love with, but he seemed to matter the most. In fact, he was the fifth, but perhaps he mattered most since he was last.

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Titles O

Title: Old Works
Length: 200 words
Prompt: [community profile] writing_game: N Prompt: Note +1
Pairing: Mokona gen; slight Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Mokona knows how Yuuko organized the storeroom, which is more than Yuuko knows, sometimes.

Title: One More
Length: 91 words
Prompt: no_true_pair: Yuuko and Clow with the title, "One More for the Road"
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: drunkenness; implied death
Excerpt: But the drink quieted the spirits, quieted the visions, and sometimes Clow and Yuuko needed a bit of quiet.

Title: One Wing in the Fire
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 15. halo effect
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Initially he was taken in by her determined approximation of sinfulness.

Title: Ordered
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Wherever his memories were going, his soul wouldn't follow.

Title: Other Worlds Than These
Length: 903 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Fourth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: You know, Mokona said reflectively, watching Clow as he chased the fireflies around the yard, trying to convince them to land on his fingers, you are going to become close to him.

Title: Ourselves We Find in the Sea
Length: 728 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Thirteenth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: It was Wednesday, perhaps, or maybe Thursday, and he was rubbing sunscreen onto her perfectly pale feet, when she sighed theatrically and stretched, curving her spine like a bow.

Title: Out of Time
Length: 1216
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: For [profile] chibidl, who lets me rant at her, and everyone whose theories I have read recently with too much interest. Spoilers for most recent chapters of xH and TRC both (180 and 220).
Excerpt: He knew he'd spend the rest of his life apologizing to her, after that, but the worst part was that she didn't ask him to. She demanded apologies for the tiniest things in comparison.

Title: Outside Eternity
Length: 223 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink 1 Jun 09 // xxxHOLiC - Clow/Yuuko - desire - your dress looks good on / you my love / and your house looks like / it's heaven
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: At Clow's house, the cherry blossoms are always blooming, the petals always falling, and they tangle in Yuuko's hair as the two of them sit out on the verandah.

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Titles P

Title: Paid In Full
Words: 1961 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink: 17 Nov - xxxholic, Yuuko, Doumeki/Watanuki (Yuuko leaves the Shop and all attendant contracts to Doumeki.): long term high pressure situation - Set a fool to roast eggs and a wise man to eat them.
Pairing: Doumeki/Watanuki pre-yaoi, mostly gen.
Other: AU as per prompt. Does some weird things with mixing past and present.
Excerpt: The next day he goes to school, because if a customer needs him, they'll find him. Watanuki has told him the story about the trip to Ginza and he knows about the twins Watanuki and Yuuko had first seen in the supermarket. Yuuko was good at being in the right place at the right time. He supposes he'll find out whether that is deliberate or not.

Title: Painter, Painted
Length: 2496 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink 7 Nov 09: XXXholic, Clow/Yuuko: sensual usage of magic - magic inside of your fingertips
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: R for explicit sex. Set pre-series, some spoilers for about ch182 of xH.
Excerpt: "You are, in fact," she says dramatically, "the least likable person that I know. You're kind to everyone, and never angry, and you let everyone take advantage of you."

Clow lifts his eyebrows. "Really?" he says. "And here I thought friendliness was a pleasant trait. I shall stop it at once."

Title: Pandemonium
Length: 739 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 5 Oct 09 // the cat learns a festival dance; [community profile] comment_fic: XXXholic, Clow/Yuuko, Yes you got your spell on me baby / Turning my heart into stone / I need you so bad - magic woman / I can't leave you alone
Pairing: slight Clow/Yuuko
Other: As a reminder, the Hyakki Yako was the demon parade that Doumeki and Watanuki went to in volume 6 (ch61). Akari the cat-demon seemed to know Yuuko very well-- I'd be surprised if the witch hadn't been to one before, at least once.
Excerpt: "I owe you many debts," Clow answered easily, his hands tracing over the hozuki, "but you don't have many friends, do you, Yuuko-chan?"

Title: Passing in the Night
Length: 118 words
Prompt: Watanuki/Himawari for [personal profile] claire_chan
Pairing: Watanuki/Himawari
Other: character death
Excerpt: The day of Himawari's funeral, Watanuki stood by the coffin for a very long time.

Title: Pet
Length: 518 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: Nov 19 // god's lioness; [profile] 30_cracks: 28. tensai or baka?
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He learned after a while that all of the stories were true. She helped him as he spilled the blood and etched the diagrams.

Title: Playdate
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 2. toys
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Yuuko didn't like her sleep interrupted.

Title: Possessed
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 26. obsession
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: His fascination with creation was an obsession leading to late nights and lonely beds.

Title: Possession as a Form of Communication
Length: 789 words
Prompt: [profile] fic_on_demand: an alternate take on Watanuki's origin for the Valentine's Day event
Pairing: Yuuko and Watanuki gen
Other: AU (Watanuki's origin)
Excerpt: "We cannot play this game any longer," she says, looking up at him, her eyes sharp, and he's already preparing an annoyed retort, but something in her face stops his voice in his throat.

Title: Power
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 11. castration anxiety
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: I was young when the visions started. I hated that I could do nothing.

Title: The Power of Words
Length: 493 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG for sexual implications.
Excerpt: You couldn't know someone for as long as Yuuko had known Clow without picking up things. She knew enough English to get by and enough Chinese swearwords to make him blush.

Title: Pride
Length: 1674 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink 8 Nov 09 - xxxholic, Yuuko/Haruka/Clow: oral sex in the dream world from which all worlds can be reached - Wine in the bottle does not quench thirst
Pairing: Yuuko/Haruka/Clow; mostly Clow/Yuuko
Other: R for sex; unbalanced threesome. Set pre-series, some attempts to be canon-compliant.
Excerpt: "The dream world connects to all worlds," he replied, stroking her hair to one side and pressing gentle kisses into her shoulder, "but you know that your world is particularly difficult to dream into. You do not have pleasant dreams, my love."

Title: Progression
Length: 214 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 3 Oct 09 // There are no strangers under cherry blossoms
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: She hadn't been waiting for him to come. That would be soppy and romantic and mostly stupid.

Title: Pupil
Length: 454 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 22. once upon a time
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: They'd traveled through eight worlds before Clow met himself, a stern-faced nine-year-old prince who shook his hand and welcomed him to the country that bore both their names. After that, he was addicted. He sought himself out in every world they visited, and Yuuko's wry habit of labeling him the narcissist did not deter him.

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Titles Q

Title: Queen of Denial
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 13. delusion
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Watanuki didn't know much about reading people, but he knew that
Yuuko was delusional.

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Titles R

Title: Reaction
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 12. collective unconscious
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Watanuki's been reading Jung lately; he is starting to wonder if the theory of collective unconscious manifests in his employer.

Title: Reflection
Length: 649 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko implied; Yuuko and Watanuki gen
Other: Fifteenth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: "Do you see the rabbit in the moon, Watanuki?" she asked, her voice soft and far away.

Title: Registering a Complaint
Length: 145 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink: xxxHOLiC, Doumeki/Himawari/Watanuki: dress-up - Stop complaining.
Pairing: Doumeki/Himawari/Watanuki
Other: crossdressing
Excerpt: "I think Shizuka looks lovely," she said. Watanuki turned to her in disbelief.

Title: Remain Silent
Length: 307 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 1 Oct 09 // Today and today also
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: G, opium
Excerpt: She'd flip through the pages and scrawl sardonic notes in a sloppy hand, and then she'd hand them back and say, "Leave me in peace." Not that he would.

Title: Ring
Length: 464 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Fourteenth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: She didn't visit, but sometimes she walked the stones of the palace in her dreams or his, bells on her ankles and the white-and-purple dress of a princess draped across her royally.

Title: Rise to Blood
Prompt: no_true_pair: Yuuko and Watanuki: "Go on, make yourself comfortable."
Pairing: Yuuko/Watanuki
Other: PG-13 for sexual situations
Excerpt: Somehow he had expected-- who knew? Shimmery scales in pastel green, soft pink fur, gemstones tattooed like diamonds into shimmering skin. Something inhuman.

Title: Roped
Length: 177 words
Prompt: [profile] 6_cocktails: 3. Golden Tang
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He knew everything about her, it seemed, and Yuuko found it utterly frustrating.

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Titles S

Title: Savor
Length: 181 words
Prompt: [community profile] writing_game: G Action: Gobble +2
Pairing: Watanuki, Doumeki, Himawari gen
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Doumeki didn't stop eating, though he did sort of shrug.

Title: Seeing is Believing
Length: 936 words
Prompt: [profile] 64_hexagrams: 02. receptive
Pairing: kid!Clow and teen!Yuuko gen
Other: In same universe as the other [profile] 64_hexagrams fics.
Excerpt: "Receptive to cosmic forces, Watanuki. Come on, let's take a walk."

Title: seasoned with folly
Length: 270 words
Prompt: Given a fandom, I will write a no-powers or modern-day AU.
Pairing: slight Watanuki/Doumeki; Watanuki/Himawari (as in canon)
Other: AU in which Yuuko runs something rather like a host club.
Excerpt: Sometimes, Watanuki really thought it wasn't worth it. This was one of those times.

Title: Seeing Things
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 1. transference
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko; Doumeki/Watanuki implied
Other: n/a
Excerpt: It has been years since spirits followed her like they follow Watanuki, but she still remembers those early decades with displeasure.

Title: Seek
Length: 273 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 7. interest
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "I haven't even cracked the code on the first sigil, darling. Yue will never forgive you for this, you know."

Title: Shoot the Moon
Length: 186 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 17. eto; hmm; shooting down the future
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "I see the threads, once it has begun, if I choose," Yuuko said, "but you see the needle begin to weave."

Title: Sides
Length: 586 words
Prompt: no_true_pair: Doumeki and Yuuko: the memory cannot keep me warm / but it never leaves me cold
Pairing: Doumeki and Yuuko gen; mentions of Watanuki
Other: character death
Excerpt: Doumeki had been told once that the road to Hell was paved with good intentions. He'd considered for a moment and nodded. It was one of the most sensible roads to Hell, he thought. One of the widest.

Title: Sideways
Length: 528 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 13. goodbye to your first
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG-13 for sexual references
Excerpt: "None of your pick-up lines are going to work," the woman said.

Title: Slick
Length: 752 words
Prompt: [profile] clampanonmeme: Clow, Yuuko, and Clow's slippery bathtub
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko; some gen with the Mokona and Yue
Other: PG for sexual implications.
Excerpt: Yuuko did not giggle. Nor did she attempt to get out of the tub. She just looked at Clow, utterly exasperated. "Slippery, yes, but that doesn't matter when someone pushes you in," she said sweetly.

Title: Slow Boil
Length: 411 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 30 Oct 09 // I weep for my mother as I watch the sea
Pairing: Watanuki and Doumeki gen; mentions of Yuuko
Other: spoilers for ch182.
Excerpt: It was mid-July before Watanuki pulled the kiddy pool out of storage, partly because he knew he'd have to go to the trouble of blowing it up himself.

Title: Sparks
Length: 761 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Some sexual references. Eighth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: He didn't seem bothered by the cold and it probably would have been easier for him not to have worn the outer garment at all, which meant he probably had for the express purpose of giving it to her. Yuuko couldn't decide if that was chivalrous or irritating. Both, as usual.

Title: Spent
Length: 371 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 27 Oct 09 // I've squandered all these years
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: spoilers for ch182 as always.
Excerpt: So she treasured her vices and would not apologize for indulging them-- what was the use of time if you didn't make the most of it?

Title: Staff
Length: 100 words
Prompt: [profile] psych_30: 29. repression
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Crossovered with Cardcaptor Sakura.
Excerpt: Clow had loved her, he knew, and that was why he never went to visit her shop.

Title: Steamed
Length: 501 words
Prompt: Icon prompt for [profile] lady_kikyou.
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko established
Other: PG-13 for sexual themes and nudity.
Excerpt: The world was soft and blurry, as he hadn't yet located his glasses, and he was humming a little under his breath when Yuuko struck.

Title: Stitching Fate
Length: 105 words
Prompt: [community profile] writing_game: E Prompt: Effective +2
Pairing: Yuuko gen
Other: n/a
Excerpt: The thing about hitsuzen was its efficency.

Title: Stroke
Length: 180 words
Prompt: porn_battle: xxxHOLiC, Watanuki/Yuuko, slinky
Pairing: slight Watanuki/Yuuko
Other: There is no porn here. Really. PG at best.
Excerpt: The way she wrapped herself around him reminded Watanuki sometimes of Mugetsu. The pipe fox at least had a certain honesty in its affections. Yuuko touched him seemingly by whim.

Title: Stupid Magician
Length: 380 words
Prompt: [profile] 31days_06: 1 // youth and the folly thereof
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: So I've seen billions of stupid young people, in my time, Clow Reed, but you are the absolute STUPIDEST.

Title: Summer Nights
Length: 380 words
Prompt: [profile] clampanonmeme: Yuuko, Clow Reed, and Haruka, smoking (and it doesn't have to be tobacco) and most likely drinking.
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko and Haruka
Other: G, substance use
Excerpt: "Ah, fate makes fools of us all," Clow said easily. "He will be born, so he is here."

Title: Sweet as Pie
Length: 137 words
Prompt: [profile] 31_days_exchnge: 22. choreography of caution
Pairing: Soel and Larg gen
Other: Done in Soel to Larg: Mokona=Modoki no Bouken style. I am not very sorry.
Excerpt: We are going to bake him a pie. Yes, Clow likes pie! He will like our pie the best. Yuuko is going to help us.

Title: Swordplay
Length: 257 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 20. violence is good for health... in your dreams
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Gratuitous swordplay?
Excerpt: "Perhaps violence is only good for the violencer, not for the violenced. Relieves stress, though," Yuuko said thoughtfully, pulling her blade back away from Clow's neck.

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Titles T

Title: Tasted
Length: 901 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Some sexual references. Twelfth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: So whenever Clow was making something, Yuuko would often be found in the kitchen, sitting up on the counter and teasing him as he went along, or at the table with a bottle of liquor and an anticipatory look.

Title: Tempered
Length: 254 words
Prompt: [profile] clampanonmeme: Doumeki/Watanuki, heat, UST
Pairing: Doumeki/Watanuki
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "Soba for dinner," Doumeki said, watching Watanuki's yukata slip up to reveal more leg as the other attempted to get comfortable.

Title: Thank Misery
Length: 83 words
Prompt: song meme: "Thank Misery," Jill Sobule
Pairing: Watanuki gen
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He wanted his wish more than anything in the world: one had to remember that about Watanuki.

Title: There Was the Word
Length: 634 words
Prompt: Icon prompt for [personal profile] outou.
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko; mostly Clow gen
Other: General TRC spoilers.
Excerpt: Clow did not believe in the transience of life-- not really, deep down.

Title: 13 Things from Yuuko's Dreams
Length: 1270 words
Prompt: 13 things you remember about your childhood for [profile] the_lucky13
Pairing: Yuuko gen mostly
Other: Made-up backstory; written a long time ago; sort of Jossed by TRC
Excerpt: The first time one of the creatures bit me, I lay abed for a week, unable to explain why I could see them, but no one else could.

Title: Threes
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 5. three isn't a pair
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Yuuko watched the three of them together, watched Clow braid Yue's hair and Kero sit on Clow's shoulder supervising.

Title: The Ties That Bind
Length: 863 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Third in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: Fei Wong laughed again. "Now I see why you had to hurry away to Japan, Ku Luo!" he said, slapping Clow on the back.

Title: time stays, we go
Length: 637 words
Prompt: comment_fic: xxxHOLiC, Clow/Yuuko, Yuuko KNEW time-travel was a bad idea; it's certainly a great way for Clow to annoy her.
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: The future certainly was a bright place. Clow shielded his eyes with a hand, wobbling a bit as he tried to get his footing.

Title: To Repeat a Familiar Mistake
Length: 294 words
Prompt: see lyric prompt below the cut
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Tenth in a series; table of contents.
Excerpt: She swept into Clow's house as if she owned it, immediately provoking Yue's ire. Then she looked Yue up and down as though she were assessing him, and smiled an odd, knowing smile. He liked her even less for what she presumed she knew.

Title: Today's Answers
Length: 863 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink: 1 July -- xxxholic, Clow/Yuuko, the morning after - a hangover you don’t deserve
Other: Title from a quote by Edgar Cayce. PG-13 for implied sex.
Excerpt: "Yuuko!" he says, and the honorific has been gone for ten years or more, but that just serves to remind her how deeply she has fallen into this with him, how much she resisted, and yet how familiar his presence in her bed. They only sleep together when they are both very drunk, fumbling and laughing and biting.

Title: Touches
Length: 436 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "Since Yuuko-chan never asks for advice, I assumed it was serious," he replied, stealing back the pencil and adding to her drawing.

Title: Treating
Length: 500 words
Prompt: For [profile] socchan: the one in which Mokona ate something it shouldn't
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Pre-canon. I used "it" as a pronoun for both of the Mokona.
Excerpt: Soel might have noticed the worry in Yuuko's voice, but it was too busy trying to balance with the nausea. Larg patted its sibling.

Title: True Name
Length: 283 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 29. fire; water; earth; metal; wood
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "You are Clow Reed," she replied, "if you would take ownership of your true name. It would give you more power."

Title: Truly
Length: 239 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 24 Oct 09 // Ask tearfully, truly
Pairing: Yuuko gen
Other: n/a
Excerpt: But when someone asked Yuuko for the truth of their futures, they didn't often like the answers she gave. Few people valued a good fortuneteller because of this.

Title: Truly Free
Length: 350 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 22 Oct 09 // Vanish quickly, for you are finally free
Pairing: Yuuko and Watanuki gen
Other: spoilers for ch182.
Excerpt: There was more that she wanted to teach him, from the smallest trick to the secrets of traveling universes, even if he could only grasp the theory.

Title: Twins
Length: 357 words
Prompt: Fic-or-treat: Maru and Moro get separated somehow for [personal profile] claire_chan
Pairing: Yuuko, Watanuki, Maru & Moro gen
Other: More of an AU sort of thing than the prompt. Spoilers for ch182-ish.
Excerpt: Yuuko had cuddled her, called her "my little Marudashi," and it had been just the two of them for a while. Maru slept curled up across Yuuko's feet, and she dreamed of the shop and kept it strong.

Title: Two Magicians Walk into a Bar
Length: 715 words, split into 10 short fics
Prompt: [profile] 7rainbowprompts red table, all prompts
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG for Yuuko's mouth and implied naughtiness in prompt #10. Dialogue-fic.
Excerpt: Well, then, get off my foot. And you should probably have your head looked at or something."

"Yes, I'm sure they'd know just what to do about prophetic visions. Adjust my reception or something."

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Title: Undressed
Length: 557 words
Prompt: porn_battle: xxxHOLiC, Clow/Yuuko, cover yourself--on second thought, don't
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko established relationship
Other: R for sexual situations.
Excerpt: "You have a closet full of clothes that a queen would die to wear, but your preferred garb seems to be... nothing," Clow remarked in a steady voice as Yuuko stepped into their bedroom clad only in a smile and her long hair.

Title: Upon a Time
Length: 453 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 29 Oct 09 // a crow buries its secret
Pairing: Yuuko and Watanuki gen
Other: n/a
Excerpt: "Once upon a time," Yuuko said, exhaling smoke that slid lazily across the air, half-forming patterns that broke as soon as Watanuki looked at them. "Once upon a time, there was a crow."

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Title: Visions of Sugarplums
Length: 1248 words
Prompt: Christmas card fic for [profile] chibidl
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG for sexual implications
Excerpt: She found him in the backyard, stringing garlands of popcorn onto a lovely pine tree and humming Christmas carols under his breath. He was wearing a beaten pair of yellow mittens and matching scarf that Cerberus had made for him last Christmas, and one of the brightest grins she had ever seen.

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Title: Waiting
Length: 416 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Watanuki gen
Other: Spoilers for xH 185.
Excerpt: The kimono still smelled like her, like old smoke and sake and something floral underneath. It was a familiar smell, one that made his eyes burn. He shut them and breathed.

Title: Wasting Away
Length: 167 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 1. transform
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: Whatever he did when he worked, whatever transformed him from a grinning idiot to a brilliant schemer , it took too much from him.

Title: Watanuki-chan
Length: 457 words
Prompt: [profile] wtf27: 1. gender swap
Pairing: Watanuki gen
Other: Gender swap.
Excerpt: Why had he woken up female? Only a few short months ago he would have been running around, screaming like a banshee and scared out of his mind. Instead, he looked down at his breasts and sniffed. It had to be Yuuko. It always was.

Title: What We Do Every Day
Length: 448 words
Prompt: Domesticity fic: Clow/Yuuko, teasing Watanuki together for [profile] measuringlife
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko; Doumeki/Watanuki
Other: Post timeskip and a little weird.
Excerpt: "Yuuko said that Doumeki-kun was coming by later," Clow said. "We have decided that it's time to give you the Talk about boys."

Title: where light lies broken
Length: 795 words
Prompt: comment_fic: xxxHolic, Clow/Yuuko, "And I have seen a thousand different versions of you in every universe ever known. In some of them, we are even happy."
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: PG for sexuality.
Excerpt: "You are always dreaming," she chided lazily. "Lazy men do nothing but dream."

Title: Where You Are (defining home)
Length: 257 words
Prompt: n/a
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: Afterlife-fic. Spoilers for recent chapters.
Excerpt: He tells her that he loves her all the time; he loves everything, everyone, the beings he creates, the people he guides, desserts, wines, dead languages, his hodge-podge family.

Title: which bridge to cross and which to burn
Length: 869 words
Prompt: [community profile] clampkink: xxxholic, Doumeki/Watanuki meeting their parallel-universe!selves who are a happily married couple with three children.
Pairing: Doumeki/Watanuki
Other: Spoilers for xH Special (204b?).
Excerpt: Staying in the house all the time is giving Doumeki claustrophobia. There's nothing to breathe but smoke and memories, the smell of stale alcohol and the lingering trace of a perfume that Watanuki, for all his cleaning, cannot wipe away.

Title: Whipped
Length: 257 words
Prompt: [profile] 30_cracks: 19. war
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Other: n/a
Excerpt: He wondered why this woman enjoyed playing war games.

Title: Wisheater
Length: 176 words
Prompt: [community profile] writing_game: W Prompt: Wolf +2.
Pairing: OC and Yuuko gen
Other: Narrated by OC.
Excerpt: "Come closer," the woman purred, and Konoka did, without thinking.

Title: Woman is at Once Apple and Serpent
Length: 929 words
Pairing: Clow/Yuuko
Prompt: n/a
Other: Title from Heinrich Heine. PG for sexual implications.
Excerpt: Clow nodded, and smiled, and bought fruit for the pie. When he returned to the shop, Yuuko was at repose across the kitchen table. She was lying on her back, head propped up on her arms, but she slithered to her feet when he walked in, adjusting her dress in a manner that managed to show more than it hid.

Title: Woven
Length: 302 words
Prompt: [community profile] 31_days: 28 Oct 09 // you have outgrown your first kimono
Pairing: Kohane gen; Yuuko and Watanuki
Other: Spoilers for ch184.
Excerpt: Yuuko wasn't like most people. She knew Kohane wasn't lying, but more importantly, she let her be a person, and make her own decisions.

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Title: your faith was strong but you needed proof
Length: 857 words
Prompt: [profile] springkink: xxxHOLiC - Doumeki/Watanuki - moving in together - it goes like this / the fourth the fifth
Pairing: Doumeki/Watanuki
Other: Speculation on end of canon, spoilers for ch174.
Excerpt: Himawari, Doumeki, and Watanuki have a funeral for Yuuko in the park, a week after the shop disappears.

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