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  1. Rec 3

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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.

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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

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

  3. Public Bookmark 33

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

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    30 Jan 2012

  4. Public Bookmark 4

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    “A made-up job in the secret service,” said Connie. “I hope to live up to expectations."

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    13 Jan 2012

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    After Beowulf's death, the men of Geatland meet a strange and powerful warrior.

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    26 Jan 2011

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  6. Public Bookmark 28

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    Bertie finds himself in the soup with Jeeves.

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    28 Dec 2009

  7. Rec 63

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    Holmes and Watson, having escaped to the rookery of St. Giles, meet a mysterious woman who also has a talent for killing royalty.

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    28 Dec 2009

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    An excellent follow-up to Gaiman's "A Study in Emerald", starring the lovely Irene Adler.

  8. Rec 93

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    "We're going to be cutting our show a little short today, because, as you may have heard, there's an apocalypse happening! But we didn't let the election of Barack Obama stop us, and we're not going to let the zombie hordes stop us either."

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    28 Dec 2009

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    What happens when the zombie invasion hits NPR? This may well be the answer.

  9. Public Bookmark 3

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    These are the last thoughts of Adelmo of Otranto - as I imagine them, that is.

    To my recipient: I just can't write too explicit male slash, sorry. Still I tried my best to write a story for you which you will really enjoy. I really hope you will like it.

    A warning to all other readers: This story is a dark introspective first-person back-story of a minor character, not a PWP. Still it contains hinted-at slash scenes between catholic (!) monks.

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    27 Dec 2009

  10. Public Bookmark 13

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    A brief look at Silhouette's life in America.

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    27 Dec 2009

  11. Public Bookmark 92

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    ...summary? Is that like a recap page? Huh. Okay. I'm Deadpool, the Merc with a Mouth. You may remember me from such comics as "Deadpool," "Deadpool," and "Cable & Deadpool," and from my brief appearance in Wolverine's first solo movie, which for now makes me Marvel's latest license to print money -- thank you, Ryan Reynolds. Anyway, now I'm in a Yuletide story, so join me and my buddy Nate Summers, aka Cable, for wacky hijinks and reality-hopping adventure. Say hi to the fangirls, Nate.

    "Wade? Who are you talking to?"

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    27 Dec 2009

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  12. Rec 16

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    The car came out of nowhere, horn honking and lights bright in Basement Cat's eyes.

    "O SHIT," said Basement Cat. And then everything went white.

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    27 Dec 2009

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    This is one of the most ridiculous things I've ever read, and I mean that as the greatest of compliments. It's brilliant.

  13. Rec 38

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    A selection of letters and diaries on the eve of the Armistice.

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    27 Dec 2009

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    The Wimsey family at the end of the Great War, captured through letters and the diary of the inimitable Dowager Duchess of Denver. All the characterisations are absolutely spot-on, and it's both funny and moving.

  14. Rec 13

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    This is the third house that Charlotte has lived in since they met.

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    27 Dec 2009

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    Lovely and melancholy "what happened to them afterward" story about Charlotte and Bob. Especially noteworthy for the absolutely fantastic Bob voice.

  15. Rec 8

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    Tim reflects on a day at the job.

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    26 Dec 2009

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    A delightful Yuletide Madness treat for yours truly: one day in the life of Tim Gunn during the infamous Season Six.

  16. Rec 10

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    Sky like a fucking angel with
    spread wings, like a five
    thousand pound kimono the moment before it falls

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    26 Dec 2009

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    Spot-on and gorgeously written evocation of the glam era (both the reality and the myth).

  17. Public Bookmark 22

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    'They move on like mechanical figures in an ornamental clock: set on their tracks, ever repeating, ever smooth and ordered, ever prevented from collision.'

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    26 Dec 2009

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  18. Public Bookmark 24

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    One of Drumknott's filing systems may be in need of some revision.

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    26 Dec 2009

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  19. Public Bookmark 9

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    Young Sam's first birthday is a very special occasion not only for Vimes and Sybil but for the entire Watch. Vimes/Sybil, Carrot/Angua.

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    26 Dec 2009

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  20. Public Bookmark 10

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    Angua and Carrot are engaged, but that's only the beginning.

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    26 Dec 2009

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