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    When the Baudelaire orphans wake up in a mysterious seaside village, and are given numbers rather than names, they are surprised to realise that they can find the answers to which they seek. The misery, heartbreak and unending woe, however, is less surprising, so please turn back now, before you read any more.

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    The Herald and the Prophet. Earthlings. To make it in this new world, they will have to work together. And not die. The Prophet's convinced that everything the universe over is trying its best to prevent just that. The not dying part, that is. There's no such thing as coincidence and more than one person's doing the creeping. Keep your friends close and your sketchy, elfy mentors closer.

    At least they understand each other's jokes.

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    Tags will update with story progress to avoid spoilers.
    Includes major and minor canon divergences.
    NSFW chapters (both graphic violence and sexual situations) marked with * . -Now with 100% more asterisks!

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    25/?
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    AU where Izuku isn't trained by the one with "One For All", but an old bald man who only needed "One Punch For All" the enemies he had ever encountered.

    "Know this, The Strongest Hero isn't necessarily The Strongest Man. The farther you get from the people you want to save, the harder it is to save their spirits."

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    17/?
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    As the team's foray into the twisted world of the killer deepens, so does John's feeling for Laszlo. Following a dark trail that leads them all over the Northeast, John and Laszlo grapple with attraction and what is best for the investigation. After unsettling discoveries are made and an unexpected loss threatens to tear the partnership asunder, both men must come to terms with the extent of their need for one another...and just how similar they might be to the child-killing monster they seek.

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    Months ago, soon to be Earl of Jung vanished without a trace. The very next night, the murders start. Two fortnights ago, Prince Himchan Kim was sent to find and conquer the source of these murders as means of redemption.

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    If a game is rigged in favor of both, would the scales be balanced then?

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    Youngjae's ambitions are halted when a horrible tragedy befalls the kingdom, and the king entrusts him with the task of vengeance. As things become more and more complicated, someone's close to having blood on their hands.
    It might just be their own.

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    ‘You’re, like, my everything,’ Newt blurts out, defeated, unravelling. There’s some limit to all this suffocating bullshit, there must be, and he’s been on the edge for so long that he can’t even begin to justify it. ‘You know? My whole fucking life.’

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    The one where Hunk bets Lance that he can't get the phone number of the hot new librarian within a week, and Lance realizes that he's in for more than he bargained for.

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    in the weeks after the trial, ivan and katerina grow closer, until vanka goes to petersburg.

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    All Eren Jaegar wanted was to get revenge on the Grimm that killed his mom. All Mikasa and Armin wanted was to make sure he didn't die in the process. Neither quite got what they wanted. What they got was a war. They, along with the rest of their newfound companions from the students of Beacon Academy, are about to uncover a world quite unlike what they knew or wanted to know. A quest is given that is beyond difficult - it is impossible. But like the suicidal maniacs that have gone before them, they will do it anyways.

    A fusion-crossover AU with Attack on Titan characters in the world of RWBY.

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    A long deferred relationship is messily, sexily reestablished between a mammal and a floral ; over time it mutates into an extended family.

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    26/?
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    In England, Peter falls in love with a brilliant, beautiful girl with the steadiest hands he’s ever seen. No healer on Narnian battlefields could stitch with such precision as she can, and her status as one of the first black female doctors in Britain is not an unwarranted one.

    Peter eventually proposes to her, but not before telling her of Narnia, of its green glens and wild dances and grand battles. He tells her of sibling monarchs and omniscient lions, of brave warriors and river gods.

    When Peter is pulled back into Narnia a few days later, his hands are near permanently stained with the ink of his doctoral dissertation. (The subject: the recurrence of messianic figures throughout cultures in world history.)

    Peter is not a commander anymore. His voice is softened by years spent in a library, his command of armies dulled by quiet debates with professors and peers. He is sentimental in softer ways now- his gestures of grandeur have been minimized from countrywide spectacles to candlelit dinners in his flat.

     

    (Peter Pevensie is told he can never return to Narnia. When he gets pulled back into Narnia for the third time, he is a far different person than the King he once was.)

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    Yūri Katsuki vive en Detroit y su casa está llena de fantasmas, por cierto. Lástima que el título de propiedad no le advirtió de ese pequeño detalle.

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    Español
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    8/?
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    AU/canon divergent. It was a game, Aizen told himself, to see if could pull Gin into his sphere of influence, and more importantly into his bed. Then cast him aside when he got bored. But the reality was very different, and he was just deluding himself. Gin, however, decides to play along with his game. And it becomes a battle of wits to see who falls first. Even if it's completely unnecessary.

    Eventual smut. Some lighthearted silliness fuelled by caffeine and late night writing sessions. AU in which Gin is a lot older than he is in bleach canon.

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    22/?
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    Repetitive epics are known for their unbroken, cyclical nature. There's a comfort in that. Julian and Garak have both built and rebuilt their lives over the years, moving from one place to the next, starting over. Rinse and repeat.
    But neither of them have ever built a life with someone else before.

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    England, March 1343: A new student enters the gates of St. Mary’s Well monastery. Dean Winchester struggles with his family's dark secret and the taint he's sure it left on his soul. He finds a friend in the young novice Castiel, who has pledged himself to a life of austerity and contemplation. In spite of being polar opposites in nearly every way, they fall for each other.

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    "All warfare is based on deception." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War

    Book 4 of the Avatar Zuko series follows Lu Ten's adventures at Ba Sing Se. Nothing is fair in love and war. There's a lot of singing, writing, mutual pining, questionable battle sequences, and untold amounts of angst. You have been warned. It does get very dark towards the end, but I promise you, Lu Ten will get his happy ending and everything will be resolved in the last book of this series.

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    14/16
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    13
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    In-between chapters, background info/stories and canon one-shots for the main story, "Secrets of the Isle of the Lost".

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    4/?
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    14
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    2
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    Snoke is dead and so is Metisa.
    Kylo is now the supposed supreme leader and Rey is supposed to be queen.

    Do they even want to do that? Why must they be forced into roles they never dreamed of?

    With the help of two mothers, a best friend, and some old ones Rey and Kylo forge their way into the galaxy hand in hand, balancing the force within them.

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    English
    Words:
    22,511
    Chapters:
    16/?
    Comments:
    11
    Kudos:
    26
    Bookmarks:
    2
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    790

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