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    There are infinite realities, but let us examine two in particular. In one, the one in which "The Magnus Archives" resides, the fear apocalypse has begun. In the other, a young boy meets someone by the side of the road in the pouring rain. One trans man takes in another.

    Jonah Magnus, Elias Bouchard, however you know him, is a villain, but he is also a man, and he is a tragedy just like the rest of The Magnus Archives. In this fic, we examine what "The Good Place" went into way more depth with, about the importance of love and support from our environment and the people around us.

    Note: I'm currently on MAG 185 as I post this, but I have a good guess thanks to the internet about the ending. Wish me luck.

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    Robbie’s heard that for as long as they can remember.

    It’s something that the rest of their family and the whole village says. An unspoken rule, like “we don’t touch hot things while they’re hot”.

    Even if they’re determined to figure out who this “Uncle Jon” is and *why* everybody refuses to talk about him.

    (A throughly self-indulgent Encanto AU that the cast of the Magnus Archives fit far too well.)
    (Warning for Encanto spoilers, lots of OCs, and deciding Helen and Michael Distortion would in any way constitute a good place to settle down and raise a magic family.)

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    When Martin Blackwood was five years old, he was given the gift of obedience.

    yes i wrote an ella enchanted au fic i am not okay please read this please please help me

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    "the fellowship of the dingus"
    gimli: oi sims
    gimli: i’ve got a place up in the scottish highlands if you want to go to not london
    gimli: near this tiny village, it’s so
    gimli: quaint
    merry *and* pippin: wait what the fuck dais why is this the first weve heard of it
    gimli: never needed to come up before
    gandalf: we’ve known you for literally over a year now and the fact you have a second home never came up
    gimli: less of a home
    gimli: more of a safehouse

    The sequel to "we should ride this wave to shore"! Further idiot shenanigans with the archives gang :D

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    “Look, believe it or not, I had no intention of killing the Vampiric Council when I came here,” declares Nadja, sitting alone on the couch. “But Guillermo and I arrived at the first council meeting and did the whole, you know, the whole thing, the first day thing. Introductions and all that, yes hello wonderful to meet you, yes this is my bodyguard, yes he has slaughtered a tremendous number of our kind”--she flaps her hand absently--“normal first day things, you know? It was fine.” She pauses. “It got really fucking weird on the second day.”

    Or:

    Nadja and Guillermo seize control of vampiric politics, puppeteer world powers, and have the hottest of hot girl summers.

    Unfortunately, they also really miss the stupid assholes they're in love with. With no way left to find them, they have no choice but to consult an Archivist.

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    "So, what does happen if an Eye learns to See within itself?

     

    What happens is this: the Archive Beholds the Watcher – and the Watcher blinks first."

    ________________________

    Jon goes back to before the world ended and tries to forge a different path.

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    Being a library assistant for the Magnus Institute College was supposed to give him a quiet sophomore year. Writing poetry, keeping Tim out of trouble, avoiding Gertrude Robinson's asshole cat, things like that. Then Martin notices a standoffish, suspicious stranger working on some secret project. Asking for details out of curiosity and maybe a little bit of a crush leads him down a dangerous conspiracy.

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    Only a few days after finding his way to Georgie's, Jonathan Sims stumbles into somewhere he really, *really*, was not supposed to be.

    Namely, a TMA fanserver.

    Jon reels at the sheer information being bandied about so flippantly. Elias watches his plans go down in flames.

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    [new summary]
    After Martin stabs Jon they suddenly find themselves uninjured in a new dimension.

    Jon becomes a teacher at u.a. au! (god that sucks to look at)

    (first three chapters are basically a slightly different fic. Chapter four onwards is effectively a rewrite except I didn't get very far in the first three chapters so not really)

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    Elias blames Gertrude for this situation.
    Walking far, far away from his kingdom near the woods after almost being killed? It had to be her. She was way too happy about him leaving for a diplomatic trip.

    Welcome to the royal and runaway prince au.

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    Jon isn't dead. If he keeps telling himself that, he might believe it.

    Tim is dead. No matter how much the world and the voice in his head say he's not, he doesn't believe them. But at least here in death Sasha is alive and well.

    Nobody could have come out of the Unknowing alive. The police had told Martin there were no bodies, so where on Earth had Jon and Tim gone? Why has Helen taken it upon themselves to haunt the archives, with cryptic riddles and a Cheshire cat grin?

    When the world as you know it is created from the very depths of your mind, doors can lead to more than just corridors and stories from childhood can become solid and real. Tim hasn't gone mad, he's just fallen down a rabbit hole and stumbled into Wonderland.

    Jon isn't lost. He knows exactly where he needs to be, and he will find a way back to Martin even if he has to trapse the entirety of the deep, dark woods to do so. He made a promise. All he needs to do is find a familiar yellow door.

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    Nothing in this world can hold a candle to what it's like to have a companion who has always understood all that you are.  

    [A collection of Miclay drabbles!]

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    At the end of the world, the Archivist stood watch. He stood and he watched for minutes, for hours, for years, for decades, for a time when time did not exist, he watched.

    And then he blinked, and Jonathan Sims was back before everything went wrong. He was back, and he had another chance to protect those he cared for, to protect the world.

    But first, he needs to learn how to act like nothing had changed in the Jon that everyone else knew.

    Besides the constant fear of death, that part is definitely the most difficult.

    (Or, Jon gets sent back in time, chaos ensues.)

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    My fic for Kinktober 2021! Though there is a smidgeon of an overarching idea, each chapter will have their own pairings (all involving Jon) and can be read independently. Will be updating tags + chapter notes as the month goes on.

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    Jon is just doing his job in the Archives, when he comes across a trap that was left for Gertrude. Unfortunately for him, this leaves him in a bit of a predicament.

    Even more unfortunate for him, it gives Elias ideas. Perhaps this way he can get his Archivist ready for the Watcher's Crown just that much faster...

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    Instead of retiring to open a book shop, Gerry ends up working at a flower shop run by American lesbians in London. This leads to a brush with the Distortion, who just wants to buy some lilies, the Magnus Institute finding out he’s still alive, and... well, a normal life was never really in the cards for the likes of Gerard Keay, was it?

    Oh, and those lesbians who run the flower shop? There’s more to them than meets the eye.

    (No knowledge of Maniac Mansion required; I take lots of liberties to slot it into TMA’s universe.)

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    Eve and Felix spend a night together.

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    Martin Blackwood had finished his apprenticeship under Annabelle Cane and was, hopefully, ready to be a witch in his own right. He had just moved to idyllic Magnuston surrounded on all sides with forests and possible dangers and it was now his job to protect this town from everything else out there. Armed with herbal teas and a talent for knitting Martin felt at least somewhat prepared.

    What he wasn't prepared for was Jonathan Sims, the town's prickly librarian who seemed to know a lot more about the fairies then he'd expect and who Martin was hopelessly infatuated with. Things were getting complicated fast but Martin should be able to manage it all, especially with the help of his coven.

    Just remember, don't leave the path in forest and beware the Lords and Ladies.

    (Updates ???)

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    The thing about humans - that is, living, non-supernatural humans - is that for all they fear it, they so rarely expect to die. I certainly didn’t expect it. In hindsight, the signs were all there. We knew that I was investigating something distinctly supernatural, and that it was related to a particularly violent death. We didn’t know it was the Slaughter at the time but still. I should have been more careful.

    Sasha James became the Head Archivist of the Magnus Institute shortly following the previous Archivist's death. She took her two close friends from the Research department to be her assistants, and her boss gave her one more from the Library. This is the story of how she became a monster, and how she got her assistant killed. It didn't matter how many times he told her it wasn't her fault, she knew better. His death was on her.

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    Martin doesn't quite remember how he ended up at the Magnus Orphanage, a strange building full of even stranger children, but he doesn't mind staying for a bit. If only because he's strangely determined to befriend the boy with a piercing gaze, a love for books, and no other friends to be seen.

    If he learns that he's also one of these strange children, well, he doesn't mind that either.

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    A childhood friends to lovers fic including childish shenanigans, an ominous orphanage staff, lots of feelings, orphans with powers, and the spooky orphanage that houses it all.

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    Martin Blackwood, in need of employment and out of options, takes a clerical position in Scotland at Castle Magnus, working for the enigmatic Lord Elias Bouchard. He expects it to be glorified paper-shuffling, but what he finds instead is much more sinister. What secrets lurk in the castle library? Who plays the wild music that haunts his dreams? And why does a strange horse wander the lakeshore each morning at dawn?

    AKA a fantasy AU with faeries!

    ~~ Part Two now complete! ~~

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