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    Alphonse has to have something to do while his brother has to report in, right?

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    King Alistair and Inquisitor Trevelyan have both faced numerous obstacles in their lives - from Orlesian nobles to darkspawn. Now they team up to embark on their biggest challenge yet - seducing Cullen.

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    10/?
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    She was stubborn as well as kind, and loved him beyond reason. Read as a stand-alone from the start, from Chapter 43 to skip the re-telling of canon story (Lavellan PoV), or in parallel with other points of view given in Mind Heart and Under the Fresco. Wild dreams, lore and slow-burning veilfire. Smut occasionally then more towards the end, Chapter 53 onwards; romance and angst throughout. Likelihood of happy ending: 91%.

    Chapters 01-26: Haven to Corypheus' defeat /
    Chapters 27-42: Jaws of Hakkon, Descent & Trespasser /
    Chapters 43-64: What Lavellan did next

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    Chapters:
    54/64
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    118
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    16
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    A brief history in chess games.

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    1/1
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    14
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    55
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    2
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    Three years after Ciel's supposed death, he and Sebastian roam the world together as demons. Sebastian has grown accustomed to his young master, and the two make incredible partners in crime, spending their eternal lives on exploring the world and discovering its hidden wonders.
    But on the eve of Ciel's third anniversary of death, he is summoned by a mysterious energy who whispers a message in his ear and leaves - Alois Trancy is inexplicably back, and seeking revenge for the death of his beloved demon butler, Claude Faustus.
    This time, seventeen year old Lord Trancy has a deadly advantage - his younger brother Luka.
    Can Ciel rely on Sebastian once more, or will he need to discover his true demonic power?

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    Chapters:
    3/?
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    Regina is teaching Emma how to play chess, and Emma finally decides to make the right move. A SQ oneshot.

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    115
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    2
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    Про жизнь и шахматы.

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    Русский
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    An interpretation of the original anime Episode 71 "For Friendship! Ami and Berthier Clash" (the episode where Ami and Berthier play chess) from Ami's perspective. Story begins with her walking in on Berthier's attempt to claim the Dark Point at the Chess tower, and progresses through the chess match as Mercury becomes increasingly frozen as she loses chess pieces to Berthier.

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    Derek didn’t get it. Stiles — or the Nogitsune — made him the king of the board, and if Derek has learned anything, it’s that Stiles is one of reason and the Nogitsune loves riddles.

    He just doesn’t get how he’s supposed to play into that.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    4
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    71
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    Previously: The Breach is stable. The effort has kept the Prisoner in a deep coma for three days. Now that she is awake she and the advisors met for the first time to discuss this ‘Inquisition’ and what is next.

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    English
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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.
    7ème : Cynophobie.

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    Français
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    7/?
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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?

    ETA 05-23-16: Still updating! I am slow.

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    Chapters:
    10/?
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    58
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    Names flash through her mind: pawns, rooks, knights, kings. Queens. There are lessons imbedded in the stones, names of moves she doesn’t know. Rey opens her mouth to ask about them, but changes her mind.

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    10
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    After Charles' strange pardon in D.C., Magneto's primary goal is to lie low and educate himself on the political changes during the time he lost. But no man endures a decade of confinement without side-effects, and Erik is not prepared to handle his own reactions, nor can he fathom Charles' intentions when the telepath summons him back to the only place he has ever been tempted to call home.

    (Or, two men both bloody-minded and still in love, and a talk-- among other things-- ten years delayed.)

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    Chapters:
    3/?
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    52
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    15
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    » Jedes Spiel hat seine Regeln. Das Leben ist ein Spiel. Du hast es gesetzt. Und du hast verloren

    Zwei Grafen. Ein Schachspiel. Und eine blutrote Wette um das Ende.

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    Deutsch
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    Sebastian Moran et Jim Moriarty, un ex-soldat et un criminel consultant. À travers les yeux du fou, que voit-il du Génie ?

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    Français
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    "I understand that I am supposed to be singing my praises about America. I’m not inclined to do so, seeing as most of my life has been in England…"
    Charles Xavier has to write a letter to someone who may be coming to America after the Second World War. He's not much of a nationalist, though.
    It turns out his pen pal, a mysterious man named Max, doesn't much care.

    Alternatively titled Trying To Break The World Record For Longest Chess Game.

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    Chapters:
    3/3
    Comments:
    14
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    61
    Bookmarks:
    10
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    When even Charles doesn't realise what's going on with everyone's clothes, it's up to Raven to complain about Erik's wardrobe, and Sean and Alex to cause trouble. Will they ever realise the truth behind their garments? And will Erik ever admit his feelings for Charles?

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    English
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    5,490
    Chapters:
    5/5
    Comments:
    26
    Kudos:
    100
    Bookmarks:
    9
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    2502
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    Horace Knightley finds himself called back from the dead for one more chance to talk with the friend he never did enough for when he was alive. Set after the end of AAI2.

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    "You think there's any reason my name's on the king?"
    (Derek, 3x21 "The Fox and the Wolf")

    Language:
    English
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    253
    Chapters:
    1/1
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    13
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    1
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