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    Working out the appropriate acknowledgements in academic work can be difficult. Unless you have a grudge. Then it's war.

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    To my dear and unfortunate successor:

    I have debated for many years whether I should finally commit this story to paper. In one sense, the decision might seem easy: I am a historian, after all, and the reconstruction and understanding of the past is our profession’s stock in trade. But there is always the question of where it crosses over into autobiography, where scholarly objectivity gives way to subjective memory, where one cannot always be sure that the historian is, in fact, the best person to tell the historian’s own story. Does the weight of academic responsibility, of factual clarity, of reconstructing events as they truly “were” (itself an utter fallacy, but that is a discussion for later), overrule the understandably human impulse to make it a better tale, to clean it up around the edges, to present one’s own actions in the most benevolent and justifiable light? Despite my unique circumstances, I am no more free from that impulse than anyone else, and so I must ask whether you are willing to trust me as the narrator of my own history.

    Darklina AU -- The Historian.

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    The incessant ticking irritated Albedo.

    Kaeya's soft snores in the back chair irritated Albedo.

    The girls' low conversations irritated Albedo.

    But what irritated Albedo most in chemistry class was his tablemate.

    Her gentle smiles, her light laughs, her shyness to raise her hand and answer questions...

    It all irritated him.

    Why?

    Because he hated the reactions that Sucrose's smallest actions provoked in him.

     

    For Alberose Week, day 2: academia!

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    Germany, 1924: Levi Ackermann studies art and design alongside his best friend at the infamous Bauhaus in Weimar. In the echoes of a lost war, he meets an ambitious architect who shakes everything he thought he knew to its foundations. But the shadows of the past still lurk around every corner...

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    Running away from an ordinary life, a young Lee Taemin transfers to SM College of the Arts, a small New England college, to major in Art History. Soon, he is swept off his feet by a group of clever, strange students who seem to know things no one else does. And they've been looking for him.

    As Taemin gets caught in the mysterious friend group, falling in love with their leader Jonghyun, he discovers just how easy it is to slip into obsession, into dangerous desire. The lines between reality and art, it turns out, get easily blurred. And he might be in for more than he bargained for.

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    It’s a rare occurrence that they’re all in the same place at the same time, so of course John - as Head of Department after James Ross had left for that much celebrated job in Antarctica - had seized the opportunity and arranged some team-building, some - Christ - some bonding

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    Autumn, 1947: Francis Crozier, formerly of His Majesty's Royal Naval Service, takes up a teaching post at Oxford. Scarred and haunted by his time at war, Francis wrestles with drink and grief in equal measure—until his scout, Thomas Jopson, undertakes to free him from the burdens of his past.

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    If you're interested in starting an egalitarian and supportive relationship with someone intelligent and driven who cares deeply about equality, justice, and the rights of all his fellow humans, please reach out.

     

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    After his horniness has distracted him from his work for too long, Enjolras posts a Craigslist ad for a partner in a sexless relationship; Grantaire gets volunteered by Bossuet. (A Mirror Has Two Faces AU)

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    AU. Olivia Benson is the department head for Languages at NYU. Alex Cabot is the head of the Law department. They always argue. Funding, being able to hire a professor, which department should get funds. When they are forced to share an office because the new law building is coming, sparks fly.

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    “Let me read you something,” Loki says. He rifles through the pages, clears his throat, and Mobius puts a hand over his eyes because he knows what’s coming before Loki even reads the first word—“Pēdīcābō ego vōs et irrumābō—“

    “You used to read me love poetry, you know,” Mobius says tiredly. “You remember that?”

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    Solas just wants to finish his dissertation prospectus, but his plan gets derailed when the new student at the University of Orlais checks out all of the library’s books on Veil Theory. Once he gets desperate enough to talk to Dagna about the books, Solas finds himself unexpectedly enchanted by the Arcanist.

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    If Starscream ever meets that fragging Reviewer Two, he's gonna make him wish he'd never even heard of academic peer-review. He's gonna be wiping up energon for weeks.

    If Minimus ever meets that anonymous author, he's going to shake his hand and tell him how much he appreciates his tireless attention to Minimus' comments. Perhaps they might even have a lively little discussion!

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    When Tony's mother dies tragically, Tony is left in disarray and becomes consumed by rage. He drives himself to the brink of self destruction in the suspicion that his mother's death had not been accidental. As Tony spirals further out of control, it falls to Bucky to pick up the pieces, and witness as the boy he loves tear himself apart.

     

    Warning: Dark Tony, but not morbidly so

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    Sébastien leLivre is hanging on by a thread, the death of his wife has left him shattered and the family he's accumulated shaken. If their family was a village, then the pillar of the community is rubble, and no one is quite sure how to move forward.

    Luckily for him, Nile, an ex-student, volunteers to start picking up the pieces.

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    For the 50 Years of Queen Celebration

    Day 4: Academia AU

    A study group learns that four of their professors are musically inclined and come up with a plan.

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    Publish or perish has never been more apt. Professor Aziraphale Eastwise finds himself in the privileged position to engage with a Xenoerpeton anthropoides (or merlotl). An elusive, semiaquatic evolutionary cousin shrouded in mystery. And the answers he receives aren’t what he expects of a simple creature—even one who is human-like.

    Crowley is a social pariah among his kind who is undeniably funny, curious, sensitive, and intelligent. His discovery of the depths of merlotl thought could cement his fame and renown for decades to come, but this opportunity comes at a cost—Aziraphale is trapped in a cave with slowly dwindling supplies and rapidly diminishing hope. The longer he’s trapped, the more he finds himself considering questions of a forbidden nature. Questions that can’t possibly be ethical. Or wanted. Besides, surely it isn’t productive to even consider what attraction or mating behaviors look like in merlotl. After all, if a primate and an amphibious creature fell in love, where would they live? And Aziraphale needs rescue soon.

    Or: How budget cuts lead to the discovery of a century—and Aziraphale's heart. A story about falling in love with the subject of one’s research grant.

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    “我看到你关于绝地武士团的课堂讲义了。”Luke静静地说。他的拇指揉乱Din的眉毛,然后又捋平,“我知道你很擅长搞研究,宝贝儿,但我想让你知道那里面有一半都是错的。”
    Din瞪着他。
    “好啦。”Luke说道。他俯下身亲吻Din的额头,“明天见咯。拜拜。”

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    Castiel Novak just wanted to present his newest research at the discipline's annual conference, network a little, and buy some books. Dean Winchester, a pest since his grad school days, had different plans for how his weekend was going to go.

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    Bucky is eager to put his dark days as a sniper behind him and settle into life as just any other Research Assistant. But that doesn’t mean he’s eager to make friends; besides, shouldn’t his co-workers count? And shouldn’t tolerating Tony count as having at least five friends? Maybe eleven, now that Tony and Steve are engaged?

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    After all that Bucky’s been through, Steve understands why he doesn’t feel warm and fuzzy at the idea of people in general, let alone new friends. But he knows, just knows that Bucky and Natasha would be a Friendship for the Ages if only Bucky would spend some time with her. After all, who has more in common than a former Winter Soldier and a former Black Widow? Well. Steve will probably leave that part out when he sets the bait.

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    “I saw your notes for your lecture on the Jedi Order,” Luke says quietly. “And I know you’re very good at what you do, babe, but I want you to know that like half of it is wrong.”

    Din stares at him.

    “Okay,” Luke says. He leans over and kisses Din on the forehead. “See you tomorrow. Bye.”

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