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    When Taehyung was just old enough to cry his parents abandoned him, leaving him to drown in despair in some random dark alley, behind god's back. But when an angel named Park Jimin comes and saves him from that despair, Taehyung finds a family again.

    An unfortunate event separates them, Taehyung finding himself in a world of the rich, a completely different realm.

    But what happened to Jimin?

    Can he find Jimin in time to save him from the cunning and evil world of aristocracy or does Jimin only need saving from himself?

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    "The High Seeker surely could not know in full what Vito was thinking and planning. If he'd known, he'd have ordered Vito strapped to a rack."

    It was his duty to transform the prisoner's soul. But which one?

    When Vito de Vere is assigned a prisoner who is not quite what he appears to be, Vito must penetrate the mystery of his prisoner's unexpected appearance in the Eternal Dungeon, arrested for a crime that is no crime.

    But Vito himself is hiding a mystery from the other members of the dungeon. Increasingly filled with tenderness toward his vulnerable prisoner, can Vito accomplish his secret mission without sacrificing his prisoner?

    Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

    Includes an illustration by Everybery in the end notes. I'm serializing this novella weekly, but it's completely written and edited.

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    The reader is on a mission in 1888 London to find a "man" who calls himself the Jabberwocky. At the time of your investigations, Jack the Ripper begins his moves against Jacob and the assassins. On one particular evening in late fall, you meet Jack the Ripper and inflict wounds upon him, managing to save yourself and Jacob Frye at the scene. From there, you both end up going to your hiding place;

    You then find out the Holy Order that you work for, has informed your Mentor Gabriel Van Helsing that you are related to the Italian Brotherhood, and has given you permission to work with the Brotherhood where you're stationed. The problem however, arises as you help Jacob fight against Jack. It so happens that when you team up with the best Master Assassin of London, that enemy forces join together as well.

    Will you have enough strength and resolve to face through the brutal murders, or will you abandon the hope you gave Jacob as you flee for safety from the reaches of the two most evil men?

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    It is the year 1883, and sixteen year old Bart Allen is destined by his parents to marry a woman he doesn't love. Then, tragedy happens, which ends up taking both of their lives. Now with free will, he decides to call off his marriage and leave his home of Chicago to work with his grandfather, Barry Allen, in STAR Labs in New York City. In his time there, an accident happens, and Bart is doused with chemicals, granting him with the ability of super speed. Finding himself in trouble due to his new abilities, he is forced to flee, and the only place he can hide is in the untamed west. During the time he's out west, he meets new friends just like him, and faces new problems, journeys, and adventures along the way of trying to get his life back together.

    This story so far has two major arcs.
    ARC 1: The Occurrences That Lead Up To Bart Allen's Speed [chapters 1 - 4]
    ARC 2: The Tale Of The Outlaws [chapters 5 - 12]

    [Steampunk/Wild West AU. Updates are to be very frequent.]

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    "Vito was beginning to wonder whether this dungeon's prisoners were questioned in pitch darkness. That was a matter of some personal concern to him."

    Walking into a trap may be the only way to create one.

    Danger runs high for Vito when he arrives at the Eternal Dungeon, escorted by guards. In this royal dungeon, prisoners are "searched" for their crimes, by torture and by more subtle means.

    Vito knows that he will be searched. But he has his own searching to accomplish, and to do so he must undergo the scrutiny of the queendom's most accomplished torturer.

    Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

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    "Layle had spent most of the afternoon attempting to figure out how to revise the Code in a manner that was unlikely to draw the wrong sort of attention from the High Torturer."

    The Eternal Dungeon's youngest torturer has a special talent. He's about to discover what it is, at the worst of moments.

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    "During the dawn hours at the Eternal Dungeon, as the day shift yawned itself awake and the night shift yawned itself to bed, the talk turned, as it always did, to the injustices of being a guard."

    Three guards and a mysterious substance provide a temptation too great to be missed . . . especially when two torturers add their skills to the mix.

    Soon three very different men – a married man who is committed to respect and honor, a bachelor harboring secret desires, and a soldier with an unfulfilled ambition – will find themselves caught in a trap. Their rescue will come from an unexpected quarter.

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    "In the past, he would gladly have accepted the death sentence for his crimes – indeed, he had pled for it then, in the name of justice. But now he had another person in his life to consider."

    A prisoner meeting his fate. A torturer meeting his demons. And between them, a man whose bonds are on the point of shattering.

    As the head torturer of the Eternal Dungeon sets out to terrify his subordinates in a horrific manner, his junior guard seeks a way to rebel against orders. But deep within the drama lies another man, and the fate of the dungeon may be determined by whether that other man steps forward.

     Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

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    "The trouble was, he could still think."

    He expected death. What arrived was worse.

    Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

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    After his love-mate had been escorted weeping from the great entry hall, nothing was left to distract his mind from what was to come.

    Ten minutes left to contemplate what lies ahead, before the end begins.

    Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

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    "'Shall we allow criminals to roam the streets at will because we're afraid to take the chance of harming an innocent prisoner?'"

    A bloody knife from a crime scene becomes a mystery to be solved and a foreshadow of trouble to come.

    The ties forged between the noble-minded Eternal Dungeon and an abusive foreign dungeon have set off an unpredictable chain of horrific events, in which the love between two of the Eternal Dungeon's Seekers (torturers) will be tested to the straining point. Caught in the middle of the struggle are Barrett Boyd and Seward Sobel, loyal guards who will find themselves questioning their most fundamental beliefs about the royal prison's ideals.

    Barrett must help his Seeker determine whether their mild-mannered prisoner is an attempted murderer. His friend Seward has pledged to guard his own Seeker against an assassin . . . or should Seward be protecting the dungeon inhabitants against his Seeker? But when the guards' two Seekers fall into a lovers' quarrel, that is when the real danger begins.

     

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    The changes in Mattie Ross's life since the loss of her father cause her to long for the past. After meeting LaBoeuf in Dallas, she eagerly joins him in his pursuit of a fugitive that may have an unfortunate connection to herself. However, not all goes as planned after the pair come across a strange band of lady criminals competing for the same hunt.

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    "There was trouble here. He was determined to find and break the troublemaker."

    Midwinter's god is as cold as cruelty and as warm as a loving heart.

    Winter solstice begins the sacred season of Hell's Fast, when Hell's worshippers sacrifice food for the sake of the underworld god. But the High Seeker of the Eternal Dungeon is in no fit mood for holy rituals; duty has deprived him of the presence of his new love-mate.

    Then comes trouble, in the form of an invader to the High Seeker's privacy and comfort. . . .

    This story is a 2016 holiday gift fic for Dusk Peterson's readers.

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    "He was the flame, and his love-mate was the kindling. To say they were mismatched was an understatement. He knew that it was only a matter of time before their relationship was tested. . . . Layle had simply not expected the test to be a pile of dirty dishes."

    They are two of the most talented prison-workers in the world. It's a pity their skills don't extend to dishwashing.

    When the kitchen laborers of the queendom's royal prison refuse to clean dishes until their demands are met, the High Seeker and his love-mate must figure out how to accomplish simple housework that elite men such as themselves never condescend to do. It seems an easy enough task. But hidden between the two men lie memories and secrets that will turn a simple task into something much more.

     

    Boilerplate warning for all my stories.

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    another vision of us / we were the challengers of / the unknown

    [This, like Mistral, serves as another epilogue to Lyra, Burning / Bending the Light / Lodestar.]

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    "A lone woman in a man's world, attempting to survive by men's rules, without in any way discarding her womanly nature. It was a paradox she had lived with for years."

    The guards who serve under her are mocking her. In other words, it's an ordinary workday.

    After seven years of enduring trouble from the guards of the Eternal Dungeon, the royal prison's only female Seeker is determined to bring matters under her control. But how can Birdesmond Manx Chapman do so when nearly every man in the dungeon thinks she shouldn't work there?

    It will take wisdom and wit and not a little slyness for her to see her way through this test of her courage. And she mustn't forget that the man who most resents her presence is the dangerous High Seeker. . . .

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    An AU loosely based off the Holes story of Sam and Kissin' Kate Barlow. Or where Root’s a cowgirl trying to take down the corrupt with the help of John and Harold. Shaw gets caught in the cross hairs.

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    "'The Commissioner of Internal Revenue has instituted a three-percent tax on all subjects of the Queen . . .' Oh, sweet blood. There were going to be riots throughout the queendom over this. The High Seeker made a mental note to clear the dungeon's breaking cells as quickly as possible, in anticipation of the arrests."

    Nothing in life is certain but love, death, and taxes. But what if all three should converge?

    For a century and a half, the royal prison of the Queendom of Yclau has protected its prisoners against the wrath of the Queen and her officials. The dungeon workers have remained determined to learn the truth of accusations against their prisoners, regardless of how high in rank the men and women are who place charges against the prisoners.

    But now a new threat has fallen upon the Eternal Dungeon: a threat of financial ruin. Faced with the danger of the dungeon closing down, the High Seeker and his love-mate must race to identify the thief who has been stealing money from the royal treasury. If the two men fail to find the answer in time, the result will not only be the destruction of the dungeon. Failure could mean the death of their own relationship. . . .

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    She had given herself one job: Kill Clara Clayton and ensure her family's future.

    She never expected two faces, one familiar and one unfamiliar, to ride shotgun on the way home.

    That is to say, she's got some explaining to do and a timeline to fix.

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    Every story has a beginning and so does theirs.
    A collection of ficlets about the time Holmes and Watson started (or re-started) to live together in Baker Street.

     

    Written for Watson's Woes July Prompts 2016

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