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Jan. 30th, 2030

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Friends Only and Fanfiction Masterlist




So, I've decided to officially move my primary base of operations to this journal. This is nothing new--I've used this one for everything for quite a while now. The difference will be that now I will, very occasionally, be posting more mundane stuff. Probably not much in the way of real-life personal babble, but more musings on writing and my current fandoms. These posts will be f-locked, so if you want to read them, I need to friend you.

In short:

Public to everyone: FANFICTION and PODFIC
Friend-locked: everything else

So comment on this post if you'd like to be added, or just friend me and I'll friend you back.
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Aug. 11th, 2012

Laugh

Fic: Red is the Color of Laughter (Part 2)

Title: Red is the Color of Laughter (Part 2)
Word Count: 2732
Rating: R
Characters/Pairings: Batman, Joker, Jokester, Owlman
Summary: Jokester sometimes thinks that if he'd had the misfortune to have lived in Gotham all his life, he wouldn't know what color is.
Disclaimer: This work is based on characters and concepts created and owned by DC Comics, Warner Bros. and other entities and corporations. No money is being made and no copyright and/or trademark infringement is intended.
Warnings: Disturbing imagery, non-explicit mentions of torture. Nolanverse version of Earth-3 alternate universe. Also, unbeta'd.
Notes: It's been waaaaay too long since I posted the first part of this. I also have no idea where I'm going with it. This was supposed to be a one-shot. Then it grew a plot.

Red is the Color of Laughter: Part One


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Jul. 31st, 2012

Ace of Spades

Ficlet: Not Enough

Title: Not Enough
Fandom: Doctor Who
Word Count: 237
Characters/Pairings: Simm!Master/Tenth Doctor
Prompt: Written for the Best Enemies' 100 prompt Anniversary challenge. The prompt chosen was 'not enough'. 
Summary: This is an AU that begins on the Valiant, as the Doctor is begging the Master to regenerate. I neglected to post it for...months. So yeah. Here it is now.

The Master says ‘yes’, and his blood dissolves into golden dust and his eyes become blazing suns that burn his whole world away until all that remains is its core—the Doctor, whose joyous smile sears more brightly than the Master can bear.

When the light fades, he expects to feel different. His body settles around him like a new set of clothing that hasn’t been tailored yet. But he doesn't expect that when the gold is gone and the tingling sparkle of regeneration fades, all the brightness in the world will have left along with it.

The Doctor takes him away. The Doctor makes promises to him. The Doctor tries to keep them. The Doctor shows him snapshots of eternity—flashcards in space and time all neatly labelled and untouchably static. The Doctor presses him down and tries to smother the ache of the drums with his mouth. The Doctor tries to help him. He tries everything except for what they both know would work.

The Master sees the sparks that he’s lost swirling in the Doctor’s eyes. The Doctor holds the boundless universe singing beneath his skin. The Master sees him glow like a bottle of golden wine held up to the sunlight, full to the brim, stoppered, and just beyond his reach.

The Master wants it all back. He’ll have it, even if he has to pull the Doctor down and smash him open.

Dec. 12th, 2011

Dancing Ood

I bring you Doctor Who PODFIC

So, podtor_who is doing a month-long challenge in which people sign up, record, and then post as many newly recorded, non-crossover Doctor Who podfic as possible. I got bitten by the podfic bug (it is so much fun omg), so I wound up doing no less than three days and four podfics (one of which is quite short). The last one I will wait to post, as I haven't heard back from the author on if anything needs fixing with it.

So, without further ado, I give you....PODFIC.

Title: The Sea Devils and Mrs. Pond
Author: [info]dragonofmemory
Reader: [info]_rubber_chicken
Length: 41:50, 6969 words
Rating: PG-13
Pairing/Characters: Third Doctor, Amy Pond, and minor appearances by the Brigadier, Sgt. Benton, and Rory
Summary: This is the first story in the "Amy Pond in Three-Era" verse. Mrs. Pond gets stranded in the 70s and winds up captured by the Sea Devils, only to be rescued by the Third Doctor and unleashed upon UNIT.

Beware of my Sea Devils impersonation.

Links: audio (megaupload) (mediafire) // text

Title: Zombie Plan
Author: [info]dragonofmemory
Reader: [info]_rubber_chicken
Length: 13:30, 2114 words
Rating: G
Pairing/Characters: Third Doctor/Delgado Master, Jo, the Brigadier
Author's Summary: Written for the [info]best_enemies anon meme. Three/Delgado. The Master has once again attempted to Summon Stuff, and it has once again gone wrong. Except that this time he was attempting necromancy, and as a result, a plague of zombies is sweeping England. He and the Doctor have to work together to overcome the zombie hordes. Extra points for Jo and the Brig, and as much crack as you can cram in at the seams.

Links: audio (megaupload) (mediafire) // text

Title: A Car with Character
Author: [info]dragonofmemory
Reader: [info]_rubber_chicken
Length: 2:15, 329 words
Rating: G
Pairing/Characters: Bessie, Third Doctor/Delgado Master
Summary: Bessie is a car with character, and she is not going to put up with these shenanigans.

Links: (megaupload) (mediafire) // text

Dec. 4th, 2011

TARDIS

Fic: Self Sabotage, Part II

Title: Self-Sabotage, Part II of II
Word Count: 10,308 in total
Beta: [info]dragonofmemory
Rating: PG-13 for swearing
Characters/Pairings: (Academy Era) Theta/Koschei
Summary:  This is a revised, much-improved response to a prompt at [info]best_enemies (I am actually de-anoning here): Theta/Koschei. The two are best friends, then Koschei gets jealous after (mistakenly) assuming that Theta has a girlfriend. Because the universe /needs/ more Academy fic. Or it'll like, implode or something.
Notes: Same notes as in Part I apply! I had to split this post into two because it was too long. First time that's happened to me.


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TARDIS

Fic: Self Sabotage, Part I

Title: Self-Sabotage, Part I of II
Word Count: 10,308 in total
Beta: dragonofmemory
Rating: PG-13 for swearing
Characters/Pairings: (Academy Era) Theta/Koschei
Summary:  This is a revised, much-improved response to a prompt at best_enemies (I am actually de-anoning here): Theta/Koschei. The two are best friends, then Koschei gets jealous after (mistakenly) assuming that Theta has a girlfriend. Because the universe /needs/ more Academy fic. Or it'll like, implode or something.
Notes: I cannot thank Mem enough for beta-ing this for me. It went through....four? five? revisions at the very least. She, among other things, 1) helped me with my Theta characterization so that he actually sounds like One now, 2) told me where my imagery just plain failed and how to fix it, 3) helped me to flesh out my Koschei motivations, during the process of which much Koschei-torment was added, 4) prodded me to give Vera more presence in the fic, 5) inadvertently reminded me that I had, in the original response, completely forgotten to add an ENTIRE SECTION. The fic has grown by about 2,500 words, and quite a bit of the rest has changed. In short, don't read the original response. This is SO MUCH BETTER NOW. It is practically a new response by this point.

Read Part II here

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Nov. 12th, 2011

bow ties are cool

Fic: Bugs Bunny Tactics

Title: Bugs Bunny Tactics
Word Count: 2543
Beta: narwhale_callin
Rating: PG
Characters/Pairings: Three/Delgado!Master
Warnings: CRACK. Specifically Looney Tunes Crossdressing Crack.
Prompt: Response to an anon meme prompt from [info]best_enemies: In the old Looney Tunes cartoons, it was a common tactic for the character running away to cross-dress and seduce the character chasing them [...] I want to see one of them about to be caught, a quick change, and let the cross-dressing seduction commence.
Summary: In which the Master resorts to desperate measures in order to escape from UNIT, and gets a bit more than he anticipated.
Notes: This is the crackiest thing I have ever written you guys. And I have no shame. I regret NOTHING. Also, a huge thank you to Nar. She saved my Three characterization and made me cut out about a page of unnecessary chase scene at the beginning, among other things. It was somewhat painful, but so good. ♥

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Oct. 30th, 2011

Ace of Spades

Asexuality Awareness Week Fic Masterlist

Here's a masterlist for the stories I wrote over Asexuality Awareness Week, just for ease of access:

Day 1: Of Sand and Acceptance, Escaflowne.
            Dilandau isn't attracted to anyone. Allen is a bit concerned by this.
Day 2: The Value of Friendship, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri.
            Once a week, Academician Prokhor Zakharov and Lady Deirdre Skye meet in the Virtual World
            for chess and companionship.

Day 3: Cocoa, Cuddles, and Coyotes, Doctor Who.
            In which the Doctor and Master cuddle on the couch with cocoa and compare one another to cartoon characters.

Day 4: Of Like Minds, BBC Sherlock/Harry Potter.
            In which Harry has a problem, and Sherlock offers some unexpected advice.

Day 5: There is Always Time for Pai Sho, Avatar: the Last Airbender.
            In which Zuko is working too hard (as usual), and his uncle corners him to talk about it.
Day 6: To Save a Stranger from Quiet Evils, Earth-3 Batman.
            In which the Jokester finds a girl crying in an empty schoolyard, and asks her what's wrong.
Day 7: Nothing Left to Say, Forgotten Realms.
            In which Artemis explains to Jarlaxle why they are no longer friends.

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Asexuality Awareness Week, Day Seven: Fic + a fic rec

Okay, so, I had really wanted to end this week with something light. I certainly didn't want to end it with this, because this is possibly even darker than the last one, and it does not have a happy ending. Read the notes for details.

To make up for this, however, I come bearing a rec! Because when I checked my friends list this morning, I found that someone in the best enemies community had been reading my mind and wrote a fic in honor of Asexuality Awareness Week with the same premise that I'd been contemplating doing. Only ne did it much better than I could have done. So, if you want something nice to follow this up with, check out the rec!

For those who don't know about Asexuality, please give the topic a few minutes of your time! You can read more about what asexuality is at the AVEN website. Here is a link to AVEN's brief overview: ASEXUALITY BASICS

Today's fandom is Forgotten Realms! Read the notes.

Title: Nothing Left to Say
Prompt: Asexuality Awareness Week.
Word Count: 797
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Artemis Entreri, Jarlaxle
Warnings: This is dark. It does not end happily.
Summary: in which Artemis explains to Jarlaxle why they are no longer friends.
Notes: This doesn't have much in the way of plot or any explanation as to why I have the three of them (Drizzt, Entreri, and Jarlaxle) being forced to work with one another. It's obviously AU. I don't care. The point is that I've really, really wanted for a long time to point out how wrong what Jarlaxle did to Artemis was.

tinypinkmouse has made a podfic of this story! You can find it here

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And now, the much happier and fluffier recommendation! I've shamelessly copy-pasted the info blurb from the community that the author cross-posted this to. The only bit I added was the 'why this must be read' bit.

Title: In Which The Doctor Is, Fortunately, Not An Amoeba
Author: [info]nemaline 
Rating: PG
Summary:  Shalka!fic. Alison  is rather confused about the relationship between the Doctor and the Master.
Warnings: Silliness, insufficient editing, and fluff. References to sex, including the blueprints for certain parts of the Master's anatomy.
Author's Notes: So I am not, as it happens, dead. And it is (as I believe has already been mentioned!) Asexuality Awareness Week, and then [info]dragonofmemory talked me into writing fic to celebrate this occasion, because she is an enabler. And then I wrote Shalka!fic, because the world always needs more Shalka. It's all her fault, anyway, that's the main point.
Why this must be read: This is exactly the premise I'd been considering writing for Day Seven. But nemaline pulls it off so much better. The premise is basically Alison realizing that the Doctor and Master are more than friends, but then being confused by the obvious lack of physical intimacy between them. So she goes into detective mode, trying to figure out what the deal is. The Doctor and Master voices are perfect, and the ending is wonderfully sweet. Also, the world will always need more Shalka-verse fic.

Oct. 28th, 2011

Laugh

Asexuality Awareness Week, Day Six: To Save a Stranger from Quiet Evils

Okay, so, I'm running out of fandoms. I really, really wanted to keep all of my fics of the light-hearted or uplifting kind...and then I picked Batman for this day's fic. So we all know how well that went.

For those who don't know about Asexuality, please give the topic a few minutes of your time! You can read more about what asexuality is at the AVEN website. Here is a link to AVEN's brief overview: ASEXUALITY BASICS

Today's fandom is Batman (Earth-3)! Okay, I cannot stress this enough. Read the warnings. Because while this ends well, it deals with seriously dark and potentially triggery issues.

Title: To Save a Stranger from Quiet Evils
Prompt: Asexuality Awareness Week.
Word Count: 1922
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Jokester, asexual!OC
Warnings: This is very dark. There is non-explicit but potentially triggery discussion concerning coersion.
Summary: In which the Jokester finds a girl crying in an empty schoolyard, and asks her what's wrong.
Notes: I'm not sure what to say about this one right now. The severity of the issue discussed really eclipses any possible worries I might have over the quality of writing here.

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