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    Red Riding Hood has always been hidden away from the fable world by her grandmother after the horror they faced back in the day, so she secretly finds freedom from the last kind of people all fables try to avoid, Mundies, but what happens when her group of mundy friends decide to go to the Trip Trap bar for the first time? And how can she keep it a secret from Sheriff Bigby? AU, Slow Burner.

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    There is a tale the young maidens of the kingdom tell, gathered together at the river’s edge, washing clothes against the rocks. It goes this way – once there was a woman who had something taken from her by a foolish, deceitful man. The loss grew within her until it was a thorn in her side, silver and sharp, stealing her breath as fast as she could gasp it. There was only one girl in the entire kingdom with hands small enough to slip between her ribs and pull it free.

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    Connected to the Creatures artificial life games, but no prior experience with the series is needed to enjoy this story. Inspired by a little blue egg, the fanworks of the Creatures community, and The Lands of Dream. This was originally posted to Creatures Caves.

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    A leopard can’t change it’s spots.

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    It wasn’t the norm, for an adult to hold onto his or her Belief. In fact, such a thing almost never happened. Most children started to forget, around the end of their preteen years, and the Guardians had learned to accept that. They protected children, after all, not adults. Their strength came from the pure simplicity of a child’s Belief. Adults were too world-weary and skeptical to ever maintain such a thing on their own. It made sense that they would lose so many in the transition between the two.

    Ingrid was something of an exception… not because she was special in and of herself, of course, but rather due to an odd series of events.

    But one thing inevitably leads to another, and when Ingrid strikes up a fake "deal" with the Boogeyman to help her little sister with her nightmares years later, she doesn't realize that a shred of belief and permission are all the Boogeyman needs.

    Belief opens many doors, including ones that probably should have stayed firmly shut.

    Starts out cute, fluffy, and a bit slow, but picks up (and grows darker) quickly!

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    Scott decides he no longer has an answer for the problems he faces, from his field life to his married life.

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    The Hero returns to the Guild, his former home, to enjoy a past time that he has been neglecting recently.

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    Taken from the Ranger's Big Book of The Alliance, as shown in The Deconstruction of Falling Stars, tales of Ivanova the Strong and Delenn the Wise. With apologies and thanks to Aesop for showing the way.

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    How did the fox get the raven to crow?

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    Once upon a time, a little blonde mouse dared to sneak into the Lion's den to eat some food scraps. When the Lion returned home... This is a "Fairy Tail" fairy tale. LoLu Week Day 7: Fairy tale.

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    They say a long time ago a human and an angel fell into the jaws of Purgatory. Some say the angel had once swallowed purgatory whole himself, and Purgatory took it’s revenge. They say the human had once hunted all that was tainted with blood and shadow, and the remains leaped to claim him, too.

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    "There was a fox in the National Portrait Gallery," Sherlock says.

    There’s something so sweet in the aftermath of cleverness.

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    A play on a old fable, "The Lion's Paw", where a lion is stuck with a nasty thorn in its paw and cannot get it out until a sweet little mouse helps him.

    Now let's replace "lion" with "Fili" and "mouse" with "Bilbo" and see what happens.

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    It's hard to be a little fungus in a new world.

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    I wrote this for waitiknow on tumblr, because of a lovely picture of Thor as Sandy, and Loki as Pitch. c:

    “It is good to see me?” He turned aside, lifting his hands to stare at his palms - imagining, for a moment, that he could see through them, as the men of this world had chosen to. That they had chosen to close their eyes to him. “It would be at that.”

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    Sit down, my friend, and let me tell you a tale -- a tale of how one young and adventurous knitting needle brought peace and prosperity to the world of Yarncraft. Her name was Alice… and this is her story.

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    Now, it came to be that the witch had a princess as her captive, a beautiful, helpless thing with gold hair and eyes as green as clover. Every day, the princess would sit at the window of the witch’s hut and weep, and there the wolf saw her and within him rose a powerful lust.

    He wished, as he had never wished before, to devour the princess’ flesh and crunch her bones between his teeth.

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    Originally for a kinkmeme prompt that asked for an AU of Ursula LeGuin’s story The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, in which a prosperous city flourishes because of the abuse of one child. Inhabitants of the city are shown the horrifically imprisoned child when they come of age, and they make the choice to stay, knowing what their happiness and prosperity is founded upon, or they walk away and leave the city and its secret behind. The prompter asked for Charles to be the child, and for Erik to take him away. Set some time after this occurs, and reconfigured for the X-Men Fairy Tales challenge on LJ, in that it contains significant elements of the myth in which a character meets a traveller or travellers on the road, who later turn out to be angels or other supernatural beings.

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    “Mother.” Jasmine's voice was eager, pressing, on the last afternoon of her mother's life. “Tell me of Djinn.”

    “Curious child.” The woman's voice was sticky with the black phlegm of her illness, but also with affection for her only child. Her land was lucky to have such an heir. “Very well. I shall sing you the song of the Djinn.”

    And this is the song the girl was sung.

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    Whoever thought it would be a good idea to let two gods of mischeif within a hundred-thousand miles of one another was an idiot. Oh well, their stupidity is Strife's gain.

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