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  1. Public Bookmark 6

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    a burnt out match at the end of summer

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    22 Nov 2016

  2. Public Bookmark 2

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    It's not always interesting to be a god among mortals, but mortals are not without their surprises. Luke experiences a few days of the ordinary and the promisingly odd.

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    31 Oct 2016

  3. Public Bookmark 4

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    Astrid thinks Luke really needs to get a new sense of humour. "Fending off all those women probably did his reflexes good, but David's too down to earth to like the attention from the newspaper people."

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    31 Oct 2016

  4. Public Bookmark 13

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    When they said that flames lick, that kisses consume, or that touches burn, all these, David had thought, were only metaphors. Certainly flames have no mouths; when Luke withdrew from David his mouth would still be there; and where their hands, then their arms, then their torsos touched, and their knees tangled, David still had skin, not crisped or burnt or even reddened. Still, there was something important about this metaphor, something powerful and insightful about the connection between flame and Luke - between fire and love.

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    31 Oct 2016

  5. Public Bookmark 5

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    Luke has always brought change.

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    31 Oct 2016

  6. Public Bookmark 8

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    The brandy in David's glass flickered blue: David could feel the heat from it. This won't hurt, he thought. Luke wouldn't hurt me. He raised the glass to his lips.

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    31 Oct 2016

  7. Public Bookmark 11

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    Luke shows up to invite David and Astrid on a trip to Denmark. They know better than to expect an ordinary holiday.

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    31 Oct 2016

  8. Public Bookmark 13

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    Seven years after the events in which he met Luke, David discovers that an unknown young woman will be staying with his housemates and him. He is disconcerted that she seems to want something from him.

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    27 Oct 2016

  9. Public Bookmark 11

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    Luke shows up to invite David and Astrid on a trip to Denmark. They know better than to expect an ordinary holiday.

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    24 Oct 2016

  10. Public Bookmark 13

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    Seven years after the events in which he met Luke, David discovers that an unknown young woman will be staying with his housemates and him. He is disconcerted that she seems to want something from him.

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    4 Oct 2016

  11. Public Bookmark 13

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    When they said that flames lick, that kisses consume, or that touches burn, all these, David had thought, were only metaphors. Certainly flames have no mouths; when Luke withdrew from David his mouth would still be there; and where their hands, then their arms, then their torsos touched, and their knees tangled, David still had skin, not crisped or burnt or even reddened. Still, there was something important about this metaphor, something powerful and insightful about the connection between flame and Luke - between fire and love.

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    4 Oct 2016

  12. Public Bookmark 6

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    a burnt out match at the end of summer

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    14 Sep 2016

  13. Public Bookmark 3

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    Loki’s travels sometimes take him beyond the branches of Yggdrasil, and even beyond the reaches of his native universe’s space-time. And out there? He meets some fascinatingly familiar people…

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    23 Aug 2016

  14. Public Bookmark 3

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    David goes on holiday to his relatives' favourite resort, Scarborough, and has an afternoon away from Astrid with some other visiting boys. And Luke.

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    25 Jun 2016

  15. Public Bookmark 13

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    When they said that flames lick, that kisses consume, or that touches burn, all these, David had thought, were only metaphors. Certainly flames have no mouths; when Luke withdrew from David his mouth would still be there; and where their hands, then their arms, then their torsos touched, and their knees tangled, David still had skin, not crisped or burnt or even reddened. Still, there was something important about this metaphor, something powerful and insightful about the connection between flame and Luke - between fire and love.

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    5 Jun 2016

  16. Public Bookmark 1

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    In which three humans and four mythological figures enjoy some food and conversation.

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    3 Jun 2016

  17. Public Bookmark 3

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    David asks the wrong, or maybe the right, question.

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    3 Jun 2016

  18. Public Bookmark 4

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    So, the hammer has been found and returned, Luke is free and David's relatives have fled the country leaving nobody that could stop him and Astrid from starting their new life together. ... Or could something get in the way after all?

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    3 Jun 2016

  19. Public Bookmark 3

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    Like many other boys (and more than a few girls as well, although David didn't yet know any girls well enough to be aware of this) when he was fifteen years old, David Allard decided that when he grew up, he wanted to be a superhero. (AU)

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    14 Apr 2016

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  20. Public Bookmark 1

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    "I could manage a fire for you," said Luke. "Would you like it if that block with thirty-four windows were to catch fire?"

    "That would be brilliant," David said, laughing. "I just wish you could manage it."

    "All right," Luke said quietly.
    -Diana Wynne Jones, Eight Days of Luke

    Six drabbles that take place during the story, and six that take place afterward.

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    13 Apr 2016

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