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Title: whatever a moon has always meant
Fandom: Steven Universe
Length: 1491 words
Prompt: From Tumblr: you crouched down to coo at my baby but i forgot to tell you their favorite thing to do is to play with people’s hair and now they won’t let go of you
Pairing: Garnet/Pearl; past Pearl/Rose; mentioned Greg/Rose
Other: Human AU. Also at AO3.

Excerpt: She offered him her hand, as solemnly as if he were a fellow adult, and he reached out and grabbed her fingers. She shook their grasp gently, and then Steven reached out and tangled his hands in her hair. Pearl saw her eyebrows arch in surprise.

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Title: with roots on both ends
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 1644 words
Prompt: This post by [ profile] dog-face-painting.
Pairing: Red/Croach
Other: Also at Tumblr.

Excerpt: She kept looking at everything she saw with Martian eyes. She was sure Croach would find it fascinating. When she went out into the wilderness alone, she sometimes found herself talking to him like he was really here with her, tracking that rabbit through the treefall or poking pine needles to see how pointy they actually were.

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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: 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: as good as gold
Fandom: Thrilling Adventure Hour
Length: 1017 words
Prompt: Written for Thrilling Adventure Hour Secret Santa 2014 for [ 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: 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: the list of what you've learned to do without
Fandom: Imperial Radch series - Ann Leckie
Length: 1005 words
Prompt: A [community profile] trickortreatex treat for [ profile] lichaelle. The prompt: "Breq begins to hear the ghosts in the machine: the slumbering memories and agonies of the various corpse soldiers she’s absorbed."
Pairing: Breq gen
Other: PG for psychological horror. Small spoilers for Ancillary Sword. Also at AO3

Excerpt: When I was a ship, I didn't dream. It was a side effect of the conversion process, probably unintentional, but I never complained. Who wanted to take the time to filter out the nonsense of a sleeping brain, anyway?

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Title: hell itself breathes out
Fandom: Elementary
Length: 1446 words
Prompt: [ profile] spook_me: Shapeshifter.
Pairing: Joan gen
Other: Also at AO3. Themes of drug abuse, addiction, and danger. AU to S1.

Excerpt: The phone rings three times, shrilly, before Joan picks up. The person on the other end is trying hard to remain calm, and not quite succeeding. He's broken out, the woman says, we're not sure why, be careful.

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Title: as close as hands and feet
Fandom: Legend of Korra
Length: 1669 words
Prompt: Written as a treat for [community profile] trickortreatex for Cora_Morant, who wanted sister-fic with Lin and Su.
Pairing: Lin and Su gen with some mentioned Lin/Tenzin
Other: Also at AO3.

Excerpt: "Punch him in the arm," Mom advises, but people always say ouch when she does that, so Lin doesn't think she's being serious.

"Propose!" Suyin says, clutching at her sister's arm. "We can all dress up and have a wedding! Oooh, yeah, let's go put on pretty dresses and have a wedding!"

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Title: build a bridge even where there is no river
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire - G.R.R. Martin
Length: 1995 words
Prompt: An Arya/Daenerys treat for [community profile] femslashex for [personal profile] psalmoflife.
Pairing: Arya/Daenerys
Other: Set post-canon, probably spoilers for recent canon. Also at the AO3.

Excerpt: They say even crazier things, that it was her hand in Joffrey's cup and her noose around Cersei Lannister's neck and her vote that selected the Commander of the Night's Watch, her half-brother.

Daenerys does not know if any of the stories about Arya Stark are true.

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Title: all the water in the rough rude sea
Fandom: A Song of Ice and Fire by G. R. R. Martin
Length: 1072 words
Prompt: A [community profile] trickortreatex treat for [ profile] lichaelle.
Pairing: Daenerys/Margaery
Other: R for sex. Also at AO3.

Excerpt: Daenerys/Margaery, marriage of convenience. But convenient for who, exactly? When Daenerys, Mother of Dragons, strode into King's Landing and burned the Iron Throne, she said, "I have no brother to marry, so I will take the king's wife."

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Title: disguised by sobriety
Fandom: A:TLA/Elementary
Length: 1117 words
Prompt: intoabar: Toph Bei Fong goes into a bar and meets... Sherlock Holmes (Elementary)!
Pairing: Toph and Sherlock gen
Other: Fusion fic: Toph in Sherlock's world.

Excerpt: "I'm older than I look," she says. "Do you want to play a game? First one's free."

She might be a little older than she looks, but she can't be twenty-one. Her build suggests later childhood, early puberty perhaps. She doesn't watch the cups as she moves them, which bothered him until he realized she was blind.

"No thanks," he says, adjusting his collar.

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Title: being born slowly
Fandom: Chrestomanci Chronicles
Length: 1234 words
Prompt: Yuletide NYR for [personal profile] blueyeti: kinky Goddess sex with all the extra arms; also archived here.
Pairing: Christopher/Millie
Other: PWP; NC-17 for sex.

Excerpt: "It's been a while since I've tried to do this," Millie said, a bit uncertainly. She stood in the bathroom doorway and looked at her husband, sprawled out on the bed with his head propped in his hands. He was studying her like an artist studied a subject, his eyes roaming over her, enjoying the way her hips curved in the light of the moon. He'd loosened his cravat.

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Title: instead she'll have the coolest scar I bet
Fandom: Bob's Burgers
Length: 1348 words
Prompt: [community profile] sitcomathon: Bob's Burgers, Tina, for serenyty. Also archived here.
Pairing: Tina gen; mentions of canon pairings
Other: n/a

Excerpt: Tina is lying on the floor of the restaurant kitchen, and this time it might be serious. (Well, as much as the Belchers ever are, anyway.) "Is this about a boy?" Bob asked. He wasn't very good at guessing games. He and Linda had applied to be on couple's Jeopardy once but they hadn't made it to the third round of auditions. Plus, he was never quite sure about Tina nowadays, ever since this nebulous puberty thing had started. He wished Linda were here, but she had taken Gene to buy shoes.

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Title: a better fate than wisdom
Fandom: A:TLA/Legend of Korra
Length: 1991 words
Prompt: Let's Make Out: atla, zuko/everyone. five times someone in the gaang kissed zuko
Pairing: Zuko/everyone + canon pairings
Other: This got waaaay more serious than I expected. (But some of it is still fun.) Warnings for mentioned character death and violence. Various Korra spoilers as well.

Excerpt: Five times that someone in Zuko's found family kissed him -- or he kissed one of them. Zuko was Toph's first kiss, not that he had much of a say in the matter. They were sitting around one day on a rare break from Zuko's official duties and Toph's rigorous training sessions when she leaned over and kissed him, mouth hard as a punch.

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Title: she is your mirror
Fandom: Frozen
Length: 1015 words
Prompt: Not Prime Time: I'd really like to see post-canon fic of Elsa as Queen. How does she deal with any lingering fear or prejudice? What is the adjustment from spending most of her time in her room to having to understand her subjects' lives and needs like? How does she handle the temptation to solve everything using her powers, and what does she do when she can't? for MiraMira
Pairing: Anna and Elsa gen
Other: Also at the AO3.

Excerpt: Elsa is still trying to adjust to her new life. Anna had laughed at Elsa when she caught Elsa touching things in the castle - brushing the suits of armor, teasing a finger through the cook's flour. She hadn't laughed too hard, though. Elsa tried to explain how novel it was that she could touch things without hurting them any longer, and Anna reddened and scuffed her foot and eventually made an excuse to go away.

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Title: new-opened flower
Fandom: Frozen/Tangled
Length: 1502 words
Prompt: Porn Battle XV (never posted): Disney Princesses, Anna (Frozen)/Rapunzel, sugar, hyper, sleepover, truth, dare
Pairing: Anna/Rapunzel
Other: Rated NC-17 for explicit sex. PWP.

Excerpt: "I dare you to kiss me," Rapunzel said, and Anna went for it. She thought, afterwards, that she had been waiting for it, even though that made no sense. She loved spending time with Kristoff and kissing him, but then again, the world was wide. It wouldn't hurt to try kissing a few more people just to see what it was like.

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Title: all deep things come up to light
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Length: 1323 words
Prompt: femslash_kink: Star Trek: The Next Generation: Tasha/Deanna: pegging (Tasha tops)
Pairing: Tasha/Deanna established
Other: PWP, rated NC-17. Also on the AO3.

Excerpt: "I want to do it tonight," Deanna says, her hand cupping Tasha's breast. They fit so well together; it amazes Tasha. She always feels awkward in her own skin, all angles where she should be curves. But it works for her and Deanna. They compliment each other.

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Title: a beautiful and a burning thing
Fandom: Doctor Who
Length: 1443 words
Prompt: [ profile] public_call: Donna/Ninth Doctor gen
Pairing: Donna and Ninth Doctor gen
Other: Fix-it fic. Spoilers for S4. Also on the AO3.

Excerpt: The Ninth Doctor, pre-Rose, meets Donna Noble, post Journey's End. He's only been on the planet for twenty minutes when a red-headed woman walks up to him and slaps him hard on the cheek.

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Title: lend me to the world
Fandom: Welcome to Night Vale
Length: 1254 words
Prompt: fic_promptly: Welcome To Night Vale, Cecil, literal rebirth
Pairing: Cecil/Carlos
Other: Angst, mourning, discussion of death.

Excerpt: A giant snake didn't kill Cecil. Carlos never quite determined what it was.

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