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    Having always had a fascination for the dynamics between extraordinary characters, this Superman/Batman songfic was inspired by 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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    James Moriarty was standing in front of the big crystal window, completely naked, his pale, skinny body showing up against the black vastity of London’s night view.
    The small radio on the right side of the king size bed was playing a famous song from the ‘80s, and its deep notes of percussions and bass guitar floated in the air of the spacious hotel room, giving a dreamlike atmosphere to the whole scene.
    “Do you know that ancient Greeks believed that humans in the beginning had four legs, four arms and two thinking heads?”
    Sherlock Holmes took a deep drag on the cigarette pending from his lips, letting the grey, heavy smoke flow in his lungs, then exhaled silently. He had never heard that song before, but the sad words provoked him a melancholic feeling.
    “No”.

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    While Danse is away on a scouting mission, Cyn reads some poetry to Arthur in the Prydwen library.

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    I, Tenkou Rei got reincarnated into a mob character in an anime due to a choice I made when I was in purgatory so when I realized what anime it was I thought...WHY DID I GET REINCARNATED INTO A SPORTS ANIME?!

    And so the me who was and still is the quintessential definition of mediocrity sincerely wished to live a comfortable and happy life away from the main characters...and basketball.

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    Длинная бессюжетная фантазия о замечательном датском балетном танцовщике Эрике Бруне и его последнем спутнике и любовнике Константине Патсаласе. Здесь много разговоров, а картинок нет совсем. И еще тут очень много цитат из Бродского, поменьше - из Катулла, совсем чуть-чуть - из Кавафиса, Кузмина и других. Встречаются отсылки к балетам Патсаласа, к реальным фактам из его жизни и из жизни Эрика. Но фантазии все-таки больше, так что это - чистый fiction, ничего серьезно-исторического.

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    Evan Honeycutt owes Alison DiLaurentis. She gave him what he always wanted: status, confidence, desirability. But she's also the reason he's so screwed up. A year after her disappearance, when her body is found, Evan bands together with the four girls he fell out of touch with to face-off against their cyber tormentor, -A, who seems to know more about them than their own supposed friends do. Evan deals with having a secret friends with benefits relationship with infamous jock, Noel Kahn, the affect and hold Ali still has over him, his father and regaining Spencer, Aria, Hanna and Emily's trust which he just can't seem to keep for a multitude of reasons.

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    Will finds himself in Florence a year after "that night" on the trail of Hannibal. Still recovering from the psychological and emotional fall out, he seeks another, yes, psychiatrist to keep him stable. Unknown to Will, Hannibal and Bedelia have settled in Florence, too. Unknown to Hannibal, Will is in Florence with his new psychiatrist. Doctor Daniel Clayton has some empathic gifts of his own and it will be his misfortune that he bears a striking resemblance to Will. Each of them has an agenda and while Daniel and Will engage in therapy one chance encounter places them in a deadly game between Hannibal and Bedelia. But sometimes things are not always as they appear.

    A viper will devour another viper. But a mongoose can be trained to temper its bite.
    Whatever you are doing with Will Graham; stop.

    This story is updated regularly like a serial. If Fate should gather the shattered teacup and bring Hannibal and Will together again after Mizumono, then this fic should be most appealing.

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    for the fem-feb prompt: blair/jenny or blair/vanessa - convent vs coven / the difference between rivals and god

     

    Jenny tapped a pen against her lips and then smiled, “Even Cain had a sister.” It feels blasphemous.
    “What does that prove?” Dan shifted uncomfortably from foot to foot, tugging at the knot in his overpriced tie.
    They don’t look up at him. They never say, remember when you were the devil under our beds?.

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    Alec Lightwood is lonely. And that's okay. He'd never had many friends, and he'd barely had a proper relationship before. Besides, there was no time for any of that. He had college, and his siblings to look after...Being lonely suits him.

    Or at least that's what he thinks. Until he meets Mr Magnus Bane.

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    Words are the most seductive things and Sehun and Chanyeol like them just a little too much.

    Warnings: How do I warn for literature kink and badly written smut? Chanyeol and Sehun get off on words? IDEK

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    When Dad and Sam left him, Dean turned to stories.

    Or, Dean is famous for his one-liners, his references. He makes cracks constantly, grins like he expects Sam to get the joke. He was a hunter, though. When did he have time to get caught up?

    Loneliness, Dean discovered, will make one do odd things.

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    Every snowflake has a story to tell. Each one is a new world or a new universe and when it snows, each person can get a glimpse as to what those other worlds could be. Each snowfall is the chance to live a new life in a world very similar to our own, or in an alternate universe or even a different time period. Sometimes, in very rare cases, it can show people’s lives.

    This follows Sherlock and John's path, through glimpses of their lives both separate and together. This is their journey, starting at university.

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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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    Oneshots inspired by stories of seduction and transformation in Greek Myths and Ovid. Elsanna. All AUs. Incest only in chapters 1,5 and 19. Mostly PWP.

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    “I was already taking apart your mind,” Hannibal reminds him. “But you have put it back together most admirably. I did not break you. I improved you.”

    Filling in the space between the fall and the leg.

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    Suspended above Hannibal's head is precisely where Abigail can see a large, pointed sword reminiscent of a cross, decorated with rich silver and gold and diamond, elegant as he is. It very nearly plummets to impale him, and Abigail thrusts herself in the midst of it instead. Hannibal was always the King Dionysius of ultimate rule, and Abigail merely the low consort Damocles. She could easily be swept up by the promise of wealth, but she could never adapt to the power which that hovering blade bestows upon her…and so this sacrifice is her only reward.

    [[Very largely a reference to the Ancient Greek tale of King Dionysius and "The Sword of Damocles." Mid-Season 02. Symbolism, painful symbolism everywhere if you squint.]]

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       一场关于狄更斯的争论引发了一系列事件:Twitter丑闻,骨折,午夜谈话,以及跨越大西洋的思念。
        (换而言之,亚瑟和梅林都是小有名气的作家的设定。)

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    Hope, Steve’s mother had said, was the reason for the soulmarks. They appeared to give hope to their bearers. This only made sense to Steve after he met Bucky; After all, who needed to hope when you knew that someone like him was always watching your six?

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    At this point, more than 100 posts in, I do think it only fair to rewrite this intro. This is a whopping big heap of meta posts, dealing primarily with *Sherlock*, though heaven knows a lot of other literature and art wanders through. The writing quality and style varies from fairly good pseudo-academic to outright fangirl squee. If it's worth reading at all, it's worth reading because it's fun watching someone who really does care how art works go hunting for the engines that drive the show, and to guess at the hidden and not-so-hidden details that may shape the future of the show.

    Original intro below:

    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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