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    "The colloquial name is bloodstone," says the man from StrexCorp's Acquisitions division. "Heard of them?"

    Carlos shakes his head. "No, but I'm not a minerologist. Are you certain this wasn't intended for the geology department?"

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    Carlos is a loyal company employee, who has never been to any place called Night Vale and never met anyone named Cecil…which doesn’t explain the mysterious woman appearing in his lab, or these dreams he’s started having…

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    18/?
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    The video, when they Skype, is clearer, though the sound is delayed on Carlos's side. Or rather, the video is premature; at Carlos's best estimate, he receives the visual transmissions ten seconds before they're sent. He's getting used to seeing Cecil's expressions in reaction to what he's just about to say.

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    1/1
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    26
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    30
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    1021
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    Carlos meets with Cecil after "Visitor", to comfort, and to contemplate, as a scientist does.

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    1/1
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    17
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    16
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    1269
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    One year later, listeners - one single year, since the final Game which wasn't a game at all ended. One year ago, that the Capitol fell...

    (unofficial sequel to SailorPtah's "He Says He Volunteers As Tribute")

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    1/1
    Comments:
    10
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    111
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    7
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    1162
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    Carlos doesn't know what to say. Cecil does.

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    10
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    147
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    21
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    1705
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    Of all the things that had and could happen to Carlos in Night Vale, becoming a vampire was practically mundane. Hardly worth mentioning, really. One day you're a regular mortal human, and the next night you wake up with fangs...

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    Chapters:
    3/3
    Comments:
    49
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    254
    Bookmarks:
    36
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    3671
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    Even after this long, after this much, he's still that selfish bastard Oliver Queen, who has more than everyone around him and still it's not enough.

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    1/1
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    16
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    113
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    12
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    1303
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    Race enough and you'll always see lines.

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    1/1
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    "You're running a fever of 104," Nathan says.

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    1/1
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    2
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    7
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    2
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    338
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    When Cecil said, "I've heard many couples find it romantic--it's a fun bonding experience!" Carlos considered the Night Vale definitions of 'romantic', 'fun' and 'bonding', then took out another life insurance policy.

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    Housewarming, Night Vale-style.

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    1/1
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    14
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    Bookmarks:
    42
    Hits:
    2503
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    "It doesn't hurt like that." The fear in his eyes, in his too-hard breaths, hardly sounds in his dull baritone. "I'm not the Voice of Night Vale anymore, it seems."

    ~

    StrexCorp makes its move against the Voice of Night Vale, and Carlos struggles to handle the aftermath and its impact on Cecil, as the entire town rallies to save their community.

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    English
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    Chapters:
    9/9
    Comments:
    154
    Kudos:
    396
    Bookmarks:
    104
    Hits:
    11552
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    The men in their well-cut suits and sunny ties are courteous, though they make it clear their invitation isn't optional.

    Carlos obediently gets into the yellow helicopter, and doesn't try to look out the window, doesn't watch Night Vale falling away beneath him as they climb.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    23
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    148
    Bookmarks:
    36
    Hits:
    1696
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    Cecil has tentacles. He minds this far more than Carlos does.

    Series
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    52
    Kudos:
    403
    Bookmarks:
    65
    Hits:
    7418
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    Carlos runs into yet another Night Vale peril, but maybe he shouldn't have called Cecil for help this time.

    Series
    Language:
    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    187
    Bookmarks:
    10
    Hits:
    2963
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    Science was his mistress and his lover and his bosom companion. Carlos was happier losing himself in the ecstasy of discovery, stealing secrets like kisses from the endlessly beautiful universe, than he could be trying to satisfy any human partner.

    Then he came to Night Vale.

    Series
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    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    38
    Kudos:
    305
    Bookmarks:
    39
    Hits:
    3700
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    Loki is not the only trickster in the family.

    Language:
    English
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    Comments:
    54
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    180
    Bookmarks:
    31
    Hits:
    2304
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    Loki is not the only one to scheme.

    Language:
    English
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    1/1
    Comments:
    45
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    235
    Bookmarks:
    45
    Hits:
    2722
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    John and Rodney go looking for a former Atlantis scientist with annoyingly perfect hair, and end up in the most scientifically interesting community in America. Now the question is, will they ever be able to leave...

    Language:
    English
    Words:
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    Chapters:
    4/4
    Comments:
    44
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    260
    Bookmarks:
    56
    Hits:
    6813
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    When Carlos woke up, everything was backwards. (Even Cecil.)

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    19
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    355
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    "You're running a fever of 104," Nathan says.

    [Podfic by greeniron]

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    English
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    4,504
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    33
    Kudos:
    150
    Bookmarks:
    22
    Hits:
    2302

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