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    "If a player advances a pawn to its eighth rank, the pawn is then promoted (converted) to a queen, rook, bishop, or knight of the same color at the choice of the player (a queen is usually chosen)."

    In which Marth is very determined not to let Kris remain but a shadow.

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    King Daphnes Nohansen Hyrule woke up and wished he didn't.

    [In which the King of Hyrule plays chess with his archnemesis while angsting and making bad decisions.]

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    In the days following the opening night of Supernatural: The Musical, Cas finds Dean, Dean finds himself, and Sam... Well, Sam finds fanfiction. No case can ever be straight-forward with Team Free Will involved, however, so as Dean and Cas finally make their way across the board toward each other, Sam yearns to unravel the sinister thread that is plotting their lives.

    "To those behind the curtain, please, no attention pay.
    You cannot know who pulls the strings or how they get their way.
    For there's a Game of Fic afoot, and canon's on the line.
    One can either ship to live or, by writing, die."

    ...But when has a Winchester ever left well-enough alone?

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    The high school chess team is made up entirely of mutants, the faculty lounge can barely keep itself together, and Tony Stark (Who no one should have allowed into a position of remote power to begin with) probably knows more then anyone else.

    It's going to be a long four years.

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    Holmes faces off against an unseen chessmaster who, when discovered, ups the ante. (Occurs before and during the early parts of AGOS, as you might guess from the title.)

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    Each of the chess pieces had a reason for being there. They each suggested something, about life, duty, or sacrifice. Maybe he should have listened.

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    The not so epic romance of Dorian Pavus of the illustrious House Pavus and Hissrad-- more commonly known as The Iron Bull-- of the Ben-Hassrath.

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    Recueil de drabbles & ficlets pour Heymans Breda. La vie faut savoir la prendre du bon côté !
    1ère vignette : Tranquille pépère. 2ème: Des tas de possibilités ! 3ème: Comment expliquer...
    4ème : Fêter la quille !
    5ème : Le point de vue du pion.
    6ème : Politesse et proximité.

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    The Avengers have entered into a land of magical proportion where their hearts and minds will be tested for better and or for worse. Nine realms, all alike in dignity, fair Midgard where we lay our story. A fight rose between two beings, citizens staining their hand’s with the blood of their fellows. Six people stand above the rest. We follow them through their reprise.

     

    Hopefully I don't mess up again.

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    Everybody's playing the game, but nobody's rules are the same.

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    Before he was the world's only consulting detective, he took on the world's most dangerous job interview.

    "Are the Kingsman worth dying for?"

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    I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.

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    "What is our mission, Aramis?"

    "To protect the Queen," Aramis said.

    "Aye, to protect the Queen," Athos nodded. "If you gamble with your own life, that's one thing, but do not think for one moment you can gamble with hers."

    Athos makes Aramis see the devastating potential consequences of his actions.

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    After Cuba, Charles isolates himself from the world, while Erik rages against it with his brotherhood.
    Eventually their paths will cross again, forcing them to face all they have lost.
    There can only be one winner on the chessboard. But maybe the world is not all that black and white…

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    It was an innocent little chess game. Or so they thought.

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    Chess may, or may not, imitate life.

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    Eliot races to stop an assassination attempt against Damien Moreau, only to realize too late that coming at Moreau directly is no longer the most efficient way to destroy him.

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    Pierce survived as Fury's prisoner, and now they move their pieces into play as they tangle with morality.

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    Gandalf, Húrin of the Keys, Faramir, and a game of chess; or, personal politics by another name.

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