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  1. Rec 4

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    There's more than a streak of pink in Peter Guillam, but there never was a single speck of yellow.

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    2 Jan 2015

  2. Rec 8

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    It has been one hour and thirty-seven minutes since the author's Remington clanked out this: Appendix B: M. Gustave's Formative Years, An Abbreviated Account.

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    31 Dec 2014

  3. Rec 3

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    Nineteen Eighty-Four was a joke because they didn’t let you know they were there, like Big Brother. They were just there. Bill knew they were watching. He’d known since he was a boy at school.

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    31 Dec 2014

  4. Rec 15

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    For it was Lt. Wimsey, whatever he was calling himself. If Bunter hadn’t been sure of it before, the tendency to start a sentence in one language and finish it in another would have confirmed it.

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    31 Dec 2014

  5. Rec 24

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    Moses used to think about saving the world. Now that he's done it, he can't go back.

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    31 Dec 2014

  6. Rec 34

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    The last time Ginger saw Black Beauty, she'd said, "I wish the end was come, I wish I was dead. I have seen dead horses, and I am sure they do not suffer pain."

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    30 Dec 2014

  7. Rec 7

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    Audrey confides in Rust about something she doesn't want to tell anybody else.

    This started as a gen one-shot for Yuletide but will now have 2 more chapters of increasing shippyness.

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    30 Dec 2014

  8. Rec 5

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    The Curfew in Berlin: delayed flights, weird hotel rooms, Internet leaks, and the repurposing of lost continents.

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    30 Dec 2014

  9. Rec 2

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    Basil shakes his head. "I don't understand. You needn't be married, Harry. You mustn't, if your whole soul is not in it. That would be a horrible debasement, to both you and your wife."

    Harry smiles, as if he is amused. He leans forward over the table and he kisses Basil on the mouth.

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    30 Dec 2014

  10. Rec 7

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    x PS Falling Outside the Normal Moral Constraints
        o Eccentric GCU Flagrant Suggestion
    You had to fill in an application?

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    26 Dec 2014

  11. Rec 6

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    26 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Pitch-perfect Cyberiad story, and the illustration is the icing on the cake.

  12. Rec 7

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    "Did I design you a warship or a party clown, child?"

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    26 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Brilliant Culture fic!

  13. Rec 52

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    It was midnight, and Samuel Vimes, Commander of the City Watch, was not comfortable on the Chalk.

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    25 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Just lovely.

  14. Rec 5

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    The dead talked a lot among themselves, there being little else for them to do. Conversation tended to run along circular paths.

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    25 Dec 2014

  15. Rec 2

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    By his third year of high school, he was no longer Algernon, to the teachers, to the other students at his level. He was Edwards. This was a trend that would persist with everyone but the Captain, and her.

    What freedom can do for a man who considered himself free.

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    25 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    My Yuletide gift! A terrific portrait of Algernon Edwards, one of my favorites from The Knick.

  16. Rec 4

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    It's hard out there for an archaeologist.

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    25 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Indy's wonderfully checkered career, beautifully imagined.

  17. Rec 12

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    Your father has many sons.

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    25 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Stunning evocation of Mantel's voice and of Gregory, in a way that seems so right that it might as well have come from her own pen.

  18. Rec 8

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    26 Dec 2013

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    An origin story for the Frank and Doug's professional relationship—surprising, moving, and also a bit chilling when you realize just how true it is that there's no one more dangerous than a man with nothing to lose.

  19. Public Bookmark *

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    A brief primer on the concept of Alpha/Beta/Omega Universes: Also known as that trope suddenly showing up in your fandom that doesn't make any sense.

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    18 May 2013

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Once the initial shock wore off, I decided this was one of the best things I've read in ages.

  20. Public Bookmark 36

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    Malcolm Tucker works for the government. Mycroft Holmes just happens to be it.

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    30 Jan 2012

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