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    FOR THE RECORD
    by Viktor Nikiforov 

    What it takes to craft an Olympic Champion, and what it takes to be one.

    Or: Viktor Nikiforov, sports journalist and retired figure skater, interviews Olympic Champion Yuuri Katsuki for an exclusive piece.

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    20 Jun 2017

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    When 28-year-old Victor loses his parents and inherits his family's five-star restaurant, he learns that working for a living is much harder than he anticipated. That's when young, talented chef, Yuuri Katsuki unexpectedly arrives, providing hope in the midst of Victor's chaos.

    Can these two work together? Bartender Chris, manager Mila, and sous chef Phichit can't wait to laugh at them as they try to navigate their instant attraction in the most awkward of ways.

    THIS FIC IS NOW COMPLETE

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    A Stroll Though the Market

     

    The Sex Scenes

    Yakov’s Return

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    15 Jun 2017

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    Find something to live for.

    Viktor Nikiforov loved too much. What begins as a cough morphs into something that takes the shape of an unseen monster hiding in his very blood. With the Russian government scrambling to sweep under the rug the worst of a crisis that's been thirty-five years in the making and a society that sees his disease as a death sentence, Viktor is left with figuring out his own way to survive.

    It starts as a way to escape— a youtube video of music and color and light, but quickly becomes something he never expected when Yuri Katsuki teaches him that surviving is not living. Yuri teaches him that living is taking the jump into unknown and accepting all that comes with it.

    This is not a story of anger. This is not a story of fear. This is not even a story of pain.

    This is a 21st Century love overcoming the obstacles of the 20th Century's politics of fear.

    This is a story of life.

    Complete + Epilogue + Additional chapter from Yuri's perspective

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    13 Jun 2017

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    please believe the tags about this not being a tragedy. It's bleak at first but ultimately suffused with warmth.

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    In another world, their story might have started with ‘Hi there’, or ‘Lovely sky tonight’, or ‘Hello, stranger’. Or perhaps something less cliché, something like: ‘A commemorative photo? Sure thing!’

    But in this one, it starts with an electric blue cocktail, the taste of smoke in the air. And: “You have really talented, um. Fingers.”

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    Yuuri makes music with his body. Victor makes music because that's all he knows.

    (Or: After his poor performance at the Grand Prix Final, Yuuri is weary but not broken, and decides to give it one last shot. Victor plays piano three nights a week at a small jazz bar near the Detroit Skating Club, and does his best to get by.)

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    12 May 2017

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    In 1991, the Soviet Union collapses. In 1989, the Berlin wall falls. In 1987, Viktor Nikiforov, iconic figure skater and darling of the USSR, defects to the United States. In 1986, Yuuri Katsuki falls in love.

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    6 May 2017