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    For a few weeks, the Maitland-Deetzes have been using Adam’s suggested idea of a color chart. And there’s still time for changes to be made. One of the first changes they make is making a different chart for each color Beetlejuice’s hair can become, its shades, and the moods associated with them.

    But Beetlejuice has many different hair colors; and now it’s going to be much harder for the others to keep up.

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    With Lydia still in mourning for the death of her father, her mother Emily moves her and her new life coach Lawrence to a new house. There, Lydia meets and befriends a lonely recently deceased couple who are still yearning for a child of their own and a lonely demon woman named Delia who really just wants to have a friend…. Someone who can finally see her.

    (Demon!Delia AU)

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    The sight in front of her makes Barbara stop short, smile with a look of amusement in her eyes and suppress a quiet giggle. Again, she shook her head silently and folded her arms. She refocused her amused gaze on her husband and Beetlejuice mid kissing and asked,

    "Have you two been at that without me?"

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    When BJ Lawrence moves into his new home, he thinks he's bought himself an exciting new life in the process. The excitement part becomes more than he bargained for when he realizes the new place comes with its very own sassy teenage demon. She is somehow both threatening and enduring. He honestly isn't quite sure what to make of it when she makes herself known and inserts herself into his brand new life. All he knows is that if he makes the wrong move he just might get his soul a one-way ticket to the Netherworld (which, apparently, is a thing).

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    Betelgeuse has been making trouble in the afterlife: teaching malevolent spirits how to kill and maim, tricking the living out of their souls, and wreaking havoc on the living world whenever summoned.

    Juno takes it on herself to put an end to this demon's games, by playing one of his games herself. A simple wager. He has to train a ghost how to haunt their house. She picks the ghost. If she wins- he relinquishes the stolen souls. If he wins- he will be free to enter the living world without needing to be summoned.

    He accepts the deal, thinking this is going to be the easiest thing in the world.

    And then Juno picks the Maitlands. (As they are in the musical)

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    What would have happened? What would have happened if Betelgeuse had failed in marrying Lydia? What would have happened if he hadn't ruined her life? Lydia wondered that often, wishing it could have been different nearly eight years ago. Instead, she had to live with the knowledge she royally fucked up, was married to a poltergeist, and would never again get the chance to be normal. She hates everything, everyone, and would rather her life just... stopped. Unfortunately (or rather, fortunately), Lydia has someone who won't let that happen. The Ghost with the Most would never let a toy break on his watch.

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    Intrigued by the different colors Beetlejuice’s hair can become, Adam decides to start using a special chart to keep track of all the different colors and the moods associated with them. But getting the rest of their family on board was an entirely different process.

    Before they could start incorporating in a chart, they first needed to see if having one was absolutely necessary.

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    “I have a girlfriend!” Lydia announces quickly, before anyone else at the table manages to figure out her secret thanks to Delia’s “lowkey” dessert. She lets out the breath she’s been holding since Delia had started her rant about periods. “I, uh, I’m a lesbian. And I have a girlfriend. I… yeah. I’m dating a girl.”

    Lydia decides to come out to her family. As with most things in the Maitland-Deetz household, it does not go according to plan.

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    To be strange and unusual is to be alone. Two souls, each touched by darkness their whole lives in separate ways uncover new spaces of connection across death and time. Unexpected affection pursues Wednesday and Lydia and they seek a balance in their forces compelled together.

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    Barbara and Adam were renowned horse breeders suffering too many losses of their beloved mares.

    Lydia was their farmhand who used the horses as a way to cope with the death of her mother.

    Beetlejuice was the washed up, down-on-his-luck trainer in search of a jockey because he never got to be one himself due to a restriction in the races.

    And the scrappy jockey and the ill-tempered horse that they dredged out from the mud? Well, they were what brought them all together as a family.

    --

    OR: horse racing au that nobody asked for

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    Being dead doesn't take away the pains of being alive. Not all of them. Grief is an eternal emotion.
    Thankfully, so is love.
    A conversation between Barbara and Lydia about the things Barbara is still grieving over.

    Or

    Listened to The Children We Didn't Have
    Had a breakdown
    Bon appetite

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    Alyx's life sucks. Her mom is dead, her father dislikes her, and almost everyone ignores her. She's basically invisible.

    And then she dies, kind of, and is discovered by the Netherworld's very own Ghost with the Most who relates more than he would like to.

    This should be good.

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    Everyone in the family is always finding out about stuff the most recent official Deetz, Delia used to get up to and quite frankly still does at times. This time it's when Lydia gets homework to ask her adult family members about how they were in High School and Delia uncovers some unusual memories.

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    DISCLAIMER: this fic is technically finished, the final chapters are posted at notes. Please proceed as you will! Thank you!

    In a feeble attempt to do what's best for his daughter, who's still mourning the loss of her mother, Charles and Delia make the decision to foster a child. When they meet Laurence, the sweetest, most happy-go-lucky kid around, they think he'd be the perfect person to bring Lydia out of her shell. Ignoring warnings from his case workers, the Maitlands, the Deetzes bring their new foster son home, only for him to immediately start wreaking havoc.

    They'd send him straight back, only Lydia seems to love the chaos.

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    What are titles, but mere phrases selected in a moment of panic? Anyway, chapters are super short and, although in chronological order, they aren't a whole-ass narrative, just the pieces of the story I felt like writing. However that means this should be both an easy read and quick to update! Warning: there's depression, there's mentioned abuse, and it's just so freaking dialogue heavy, I put bare-minimum effort into the prose here.

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    Beetlejuice is a very problematic demon. Lydia and the Maitlands know that for a fact.

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    Demons weren’t supposed to regenerate early, Beetlejuice knew that for a fact.

    Or, he thought he knew. When Juno regenerates much much earlier than Beetlejuice thought she would, he finds himself, after a summons to see her, transported back to the living world. Once more in the lives and afterlives of the Maitland-Deetzes.

    It’s going to take him quite a while to prove to them he deserves to be forgiven, but all he really wants is to be a part of their small, strange and unusual family.

    Before he can, though, he’s first gotta prove to them that he can be.

    Formerly titled “What’s in a Name?”

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    Charles, Lydia, and Beetlejuice face down a harrowing new adventure in their lives: clothes shopping! And then, horror of horrors, they all must attend a dinner with Delia's former agents.

    (Aside from one brief reference, reading the first part of this series is not necessary to understand this fic.)

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    Living in an extremely toxic and dangerous household, your life almost gets taken from you by the hands of your 'family'. But when an unexpected couple of spectre's and a demon come into play, it changes you and your life forever.

    Story by me: @IdBeTheFirstToLeave on Wattpad

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    The rules changed after Beetlejuice returned to the Netherworld. With Juno no longer in charge, he's forced to participate in 300 hours of therapy. Being Recently Deceased...again...he finds himself struggling with a loss of power, trying to gain it all back so he can move on to his next evil scheme. Pining over his therapist was never in his game plan but, hey, when his cock fits...

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    Lydia catches the flu and her family takes care of her.

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