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    Having always had a fascination for the dynamics between extraordinary characters, this Superman/Batman songfic was inspired by the UK musician Fink's song 'Under The Same Stars' (from his third studio album Distance and Time). It isn't essential to hear it before reading this, however I highly recommend listening to it, it's beautiful in its simplicity :) There are sections of the song at the end of each chapter.

    The relationship/interactions in this can be interpreted anyway you'd like - friendship, pre-slash - whatever takes your fancy!! It's not set in any particular 'verse (though Christian Bale and Henry Cavill came to mind when picturing the physicality because who wouldn't?!).

    It's just two men discovering they may have more in common than they thought...

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    Just collecting all the snippets from LJ and Tumblr and giving them a home. (The summary finally got too long, so am only listing the newest ones below!)

    58- James/Michael, in the selkie!James universe: first, second, and third kisses, and hope
    57- James/Michael, preparing to host holiday dinner with their families, thinking about the past and the future. While the kitchen utensils approve.
    56- James/Michael, in which Michael calls James with some unexpected news
    55- Erik/Charles, in which Erik is a young king and Charles is more or less Cinderella
    54- James/Michael, James waiting in the bedroom when Michael comes home
    53- James/Michael, Michael wakes up happy, and watches James sleep beside him
    52- Erik/Charles, first meeting, in a grocery store, on Valentine's Day
    51- Erik/Charles, Erik has to be at a conference on Valentine's Day. Charles shows up and makes him smile.
    50- James/Michael, finding out just why James has been feeling unwell
    49- James/Michael, Michael brings James breakfast in bed, just because.
    48- Erik/Charles, Erik watches Star Wars; Charles makes threats about dreams infested with Ewoks.

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    En el sótano de Mon Frére, Elder Astrid Cougar es prisionera del Canto del Cisne y espera junto al aristócrata Trust Blanche el final de la guerra, momento en el que será juzgada por traición. Mientras tanto aun le quedan unos días de vida para contar su historia y contestar a la pregunta ¿cómo ha podido llegar a esta situación?

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    Ever since Naruto's first encounter with Kyuubi, the Nine-tailed Fox Demon imprisoned within his body, there have been ways to prevent, or at least predict, its strain on Naruto's control. When Naruto's emotions go haywire, or when Naruto has asked the fox for use of its power, Kyuubi has reared its ugly head. For these reasons, Naruto has learned to be able to control Kyuubi and keep him at bay, not relying on its power for fear of the consequences of its use.

    But, completely out of pattern, Kyuubi leaks free and causes terrible destruction that Naruto cannot suppress. The details of that tragic night haunt his memories so fiercely he thinks he cannot go on. If he is a danger to everyone around him, how can he allow himself to walk the world freely, let alone aspire to become Konoha's Hokage to protect his village?

    Amazingly enough, there is a solution, but it comes at a terrible price. But whose decision is it, really? Naruto… or someone else?

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    Chapters:
    15/21
    Comments:
    23
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    53
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    6
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    While traveling from the northerly Snowlands, a traveler and her charge chance upon a door-in-the-mountain and a great evil who, on closer inspection, doesn't seem evil at all. This is the story of their journey to the Fiery Mountain to stop the doom of their land.

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    13/13
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    Of all these little meta digressions, this is more truly an essay and piece of lit-crit. I had a chunk of last night and this morning to think about the structure and nature of how a story is told, and what your perception of the story does to your choices of through-lines. This is a lit-crit essay focusing on *Sherlock*, and using Dorothy Sayers and Agatha Christie as paradigmatic examples of two different approaches to the development of narrative spines and through-lines. Meta. Essay. Lit-crit. Analysis. Dry. Somewhat academic. Consider yourselves thoroughly warned. My inner honor student shineth forth.

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    64/?
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    Bilbo Baggins just wanted a normal life. But that’s a little hard to have when a man is bleeding in the alley beside his apartment building…

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    10
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    20
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    Mercutio made sure to keep his footsteps light as he walked to Benvolio's chamber, careful of the servants hidden in shadows that could watch him through the corridors and find out where it was he went during the nights.

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    In the ruins of a forgotten city, a woman recreates the Robin Hood mythos to help those in need.

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    Rumors follow Kagami at his new workplace and he has no idea what's going on.

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    Suppose it’d gone a bit differently at the swimming pool.

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    My friend, blood shaking my heart / The awful daring of a moment’s surrender / Which an age of prudence can never retract
    - The Waste Land, T. S. Eliot

    Erik and Charles, from beginning to end.

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    Too much to explain, let me sum up: Bitter ex-lovers who talk too much. Masks. Misunderstandings. Moriarty is a bastard. Everyone conspires to make Sherlock and John admit they love each other. Misbehaving. Mistaken identities. Faked deaths. Stolen love notes. More masks. Weddings! In dialogue. Yep.

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    27
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    11
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    This is the story of two French boys who meet only under the cover of darkness, their lives interweaving and becoming one through music, liquor, discourse and dance in the bustling everyday of early-1990s Paris. It starts by one getting punched out by the other, God bless. Pre-Homework era AU. [Two-parter, mostly fluff, extremely NSFW in the second part.]

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    3/3
    Comments:
    10
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    13
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    Dean Smith is bad at stepping outside of his comfort zone, at being spontaneous, at living. But he learns more at college than he expected when he repeatedly crosses paths with a mysterious, blue-eyed restless punk named Castiel. Set against a backdrop of bookstores and bars, concerts and cappuccinos, Dean learns that sometimes living is as much about the paths we don't decide to take as the ones we do. He learns that the ultimate question isn't 'How do you find love?' because sometimes it finds you, but 'How do you make love stay?'

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    7/?
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    97
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    109
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    25
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    L has concluded that Light is Kira but due to his own conflicted feelings instead of arresting Light or having him executed as he promised he kidnaps Light and dumps him at Wammy's House...

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    22/?
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    64
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    The year is 1888. A series of gruesome murders has rocked Whitechapel, and the killer, widely known as Jack the Ripper, is on the loose. The police, headed by Chief Inspector Crawford, are scrabbling to find the Ripper, and the damaged but brilliant Will Graham is recruited to help them in their search. Hannibal Lecter is Will's keeper and personal alienist, and it takes far too long for anybody to realize that the Ripper is close to home.

    Or, the one in which Hannibal is Jack the Ripper, and Will is the only human being he can't bring himself to kill.

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    1/?
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    27
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    This is the story of Jonathan Crane, from his childhood in Georgia to the end of his first encounter with the Batman, and his journey from troubled child to psychopathic monster.

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    12/?
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    1
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    29
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    4
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    444
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    When Spike misses an opportunity to visit his wrath directly upon Buffy, Sunday suggests a more oblique approach, with results worthy of Angelus himself.

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    2
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    96
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    Ezri and Julian have some fun in the holosuite.

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    605
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
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    2
    Kudos:
    4
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    48

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