jaegecko

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  1. Summary

    Three intersecting pre-canon stories (from Gregory's, Elizabeth's, and Philip's points of view, respectively) that each deal in different ways with the emotional and interpersonal consequences of the secrets that these people used to keep, not just from the outside world, but from each other.

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    The CountryMileVerse is a series of interconnecting Friday Night Lights stories set in the characters' future. (It was written when it was still canon-compliant, but it was jossed by the show sometime in season two.)

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    The Turningverse is a series of stories that interweave with both canon "West Wing" episodes and each other. Each one is self-contained, so feel free to begin anywhere you feel moved to do so.

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    This a duology of connected but self-contained stories that interweave both with canon The Good Wife storylines and each other. It is co-written by Jae Gecko and Minna Leigh.

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  1. Rec 1

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    Sophie has her answer all prepared: it is a total smug asshole answer, full of phrases like the joy of the sport. But no-one ever asks.

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    26 Dec 2013

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    The style of this post-canon story is spare and beautiful and absolutely 100% Sophie from the very first line. If you watched In Treatment and ever wondered what it would be like to crawl inside Sophie's head, you can do that here, because every successive sentence is chock full of additional funny/heartbreaking character insights. But despite the very inward-focused style, it's not just a thinky vignette, it's also got a perfectly-shaped (and surprisingly complex for its short length) narrative. It reads like the very best young adult fiction being published these days, really. And come to think of it, I bet you can read and appreciate it even if you don't know the show. Give it a try.

  2. Rec 6

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    Welcome to another great year at Bat Masterson Junior High School. For your first homework assignment, you will write a two-page composition about what you did on your summer vacation. Some of you may get a chance to share them with all of your classmates! Due Monday.

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    25 Dec 2013

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    This story is such a good imitation of Pinkwater's style that it took me right back to the book even though I haven't read it in years--and now I want to reread it, too, in large part because I can tell that I'll appreciate all the canonical detail the author incorporated all the more if I read this story again after refreshing my memory. It's a post-canon story, told in the form of a composition that Leonard wrote for one of his classes at Bat Masterson Junior High School the September after he got back from spending his summer vacation visiting Alan in "The Bronx." And if you find the notion of Leonard/Alan slash distressing, don't let that stop you from clicking, because it's not actually all that slashy, and the slash is only one tiny part of the story anyway.

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    Carrie makes one hell of a first impression.

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    25 Dec 2013

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    My opinions about Homeland are well established, and my esteem for the show only spiraled further down the drain this year, but man, has it ever managed to produce some good fanfiction. This yuletide both of the stories written for it are very good, but this one is nothing short of excellent. It's the story of how Saul and Carrie met, but the Saul point of view is so perfect that the story had my attention long before Carrie even showed up. And the rest, well, let's just say that it's completely believable in its sheer exasperating Carrie-ness. I won't spoil the rest by saying more; just read it.

  4. Rec 5

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    February, 1943. "All we get is a little livin', a little lovin', and a whole lotta debt." —Reggie Harrison, Bomb Girls

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    25 Dec 2013

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    Bomb Girls is that rare sort of show where the writing ranges from mediocre to godawful, but the characters are somehow still so well-defined and complex that even the most critical viewers can't help but come back for more. Well, the show got cancelled, so "more" is now the realm of fanfiction--and this story not only fits seamlessly into the canon storylines of the two characters it's about, it's also so beautifully written that it actually manages to fix the show's writing problems, even. As advertised, it contains the "hate sex" trope, but the writer maps out so well how things got there that it feels completely natural rather than shoehorned in to scratch a kink. Just marvelous.

  5. Rec 20

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    Omar Little be who he be, and ain't nobody come at him. With cameos from De’Londa Brice, baby!Namond, and Bird.

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    30 Dec 2010

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    Omar! As a teenager!