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    “So why did you tell me?” “If I had it to do over, I wouldn’t…”
    A little fantasia in which Mac gets a do-over. In other words, be careful what you wish for.

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    Inspired by a prompt by lilacmermaid on tumblr

     

    What if Will & Mackenzie were never a couple before Mac left, but only the best of friends?

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    This story begins with a shocker, but... Look at the title and trust me... ;-)

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    There’s a lack of clarity that tethers them together, unasked questions that remain unanswered, and the terror of what ghost may be haunting them, unknown. Nearly seven months after she was captured by the Taliban, Will and Jim try to survive in the liminal space that MacKenzie has left behind. Whether she’s a mercurial goddess, a saint, or a just a woman they loved, they still can’t figure her out.

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    The first time that Will was taken from Mac, he went to a jail cell and she couldn't be prouder of him, even if she doesn't want him to do it. This is a story about what happened right after the wedding.

    This is for Lilac Mermaid's August Fan fiction Challenge, The First Time That…

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    "It occurred to me that I've never been anyone's husband," Will confessed, shrugging tension from his shoulders, and was thrown a little by the lopsided smile Mac aimed at him.

    "You haven't?" Laughing again, Mac ducked her head, teasing him wasn't a very good show of seriousness-solidarity. "Go on, you've never been anyone's husband..." She prompted, and he nodded back into his train of thought.

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    Heading for the kitchen, powered by a desperate and all-consuming need for coffee, her heart sinks as she sees she has two missed calls and a voicemail. She knows it's unlikely someone called for a friendly chat at...5.24am.

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    Will knows something happened to Mac on her embed, but doesn't know what. Charlie knows what happened to Mac, but not what happened to Mac and Will. Pre-series torment.

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    “Too bad about those couriers, eh?” Neal began, fiddling absently with his e-cigarette.
    Indifferently, Will lit a real cigarette and took a deep pull. “They got a lucky break. Yesterday, they were just two stringers scrabbling for a story. Today, they’re the honored dead.”

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    2/?
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    An AU where Mac, not Will, is found on the bathroom floor after mixing prescription medicine and alcohol.

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    September 11, 2001 was the beginning of Will McAvoy's career as a newscaster. But the coincidences didn't stop at him filling an anchor chair, it began a whole life he never imagined.

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    "Someone once said to me that being a war correspondent is an act of violence against the people you love the most because they end up having to stay behind worrying about you." Will's point of view while Mac is embedded. Borrowed Jordan from 'Studio 60' for later chapters, just because I think she and Mac would have made a great team.

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    What happens between the time Will goes to jail and when he gets released 52 days later? A view on some random days and what could have happened. I don't own anything, all characters belong to Sorkin.

    The M-rating only refers to the last chapter, all other chapters are max. rated T and can also be read as one shots.

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    "You hired—you—I'm never going on holiday again—you hired a new anchor without my meeting her?" "Him." "Without my meeting him?" "No, you've met him."
    Charlie Skinner surprises the E.P. of News Night.

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    11/11
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    After the Bin Laden broadcast Will leaves a voicemail for Mac that changes everything.

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    It's a long way from Afghanistan to New York.

    Five moments from MacKenzie McHale in Washington, D.C.

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    As Rebecca Halliday begins her depositions of each News Night Cast and crew member, she asks them a simple question to evaluate their ability as a witness -- How did you get into journalism.

    This is for LIlacMermaid's January Fan Fiction Challenge -- Tell me about the journalists!

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    A short Christmas Eve fic to celebrate the holiday.

    It's Christmas 2011 and Will plays the part of office Grinch and accidentally lets Mac know that he's been dating Nina. When he goes home on Christmas Eve he's visited by the Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Present and Future. Will they convince Will who he should spend the holiday with?

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    There was nothing on Tuesday. Nor on Wednesday. Thursday, zilch. And that was when she first noticed that the emails had stopped.

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    From LilacMermaid's Newsroom Fanfic Challenge for November, "What if Charlie never offered Mackenzie the job of executive producer in 2010?"

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    English
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    1/1
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    7
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    14
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    306

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