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    And at once, WX-78 finally saw it for what it was.

    The Constant was a chess board, a game of its own, and the survivors were naught but pawns in its turns. Pawns still had to have their uses, though, lest they be cast aside to make room for more useful pieces. The true power of the pawn came when a player managed to take one across the threshold, and reach the end of the opposing player’s side of the board; then, the pawn had the power to be anything the player desired.

    And the survivors, just pawns of Them, themselves, had just placed the Altar’s singular pawn at Their end of the chessboard.

    “WAIT!”

    Wormwood’s head shot up to face them, a chirp of confusion echoing from his throat as other survivors turned to face the commotion– but it was too late. The Enlightened Crown seemed to glow brighter as it scrambled to wrap around his headpiece.

     

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    A quick one shot I did mostly for practice on writing stuff like this for Tell Me Once Again. Not canon to TMOA. As per usual, this is a fic made for fun and I'm aware Wormwood has no lore connection to Don't Starve, please don't kill me.

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    There is a spider in the corner of the ceiling, and it is shivering and hiding on its web. It shakes with hunger and the chill of a New York winter, and looks with eight eyes over its silken contraption. If only it could catch a fly- but they were all dead or gone too. If only it had someone to save it. (Someone who would care to remember it.)
    The spider dies and falls to the floor.

    —Or, Spider-Man is the only thing he has left. Peter Parker is gone. And even though he is just a kid, Spider-Man works alone.

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    In a world where Hermione Granger has always been anyone other people wanted her to be and expected to do anything other people needed her to do, she finally reconciles what was and what will be through the lens of her garden.

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    You meet one day, by chance. Or perhaps it is fate, one of those things that's written in the stars.

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    Seven years have passed since Willy Wonka ran away from home, declaring he would be the greatest chocolatier the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, the world is rarely kind to dreamers and Willy - broke, homeless, and as of a few hours ago sporting a black eye - isn't feeling too hot about his life choices.

    Madeleine Berry is too practical to be called a dreamer and shouldn't have the time, patience, or money to take in strays. Working days as a trainee pastry chef and nights bartending to make ends meet, she has somehow found an alcove in her heart for Willy Wonka. It starts as trading chocolate truffles for free drinks but Madeleine soon finds herself swept up in a dream far bigger and brighter than anything she's imagined before.

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    Maybe he sees it when Heeseung’s face is slack, serene, while he isn’t aware that Jay can see him. When his head hits the van windows at night and he can’t open his eyes and see Jongseong even if he wanted to, hidden in a veil of darkness. It’s in those moments that Jay’s fingers itch to push away the hair brushed across his forehead and push his head onto his shoulder.

    (He never does. It’s a consequence of the fear.)

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    This is a collection of some of the poems that I’ve written throughout the years. These poems focus on a lot of very different topics, from love to hatred, and to pain and to joy, to life and to death, and to nature. The poetry here offers glimpses of a future that could be and it documents my ongoing journey to try to become a better person.

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    "Space, Donghyuck-ah," he throws over his shoulder, firm. Donghyuck doesn't let up, stepping on the backs of his heels now. Closer. Warmer. Taeyong stops, looking over his shoulder again. He can practically see smoke rising from Donghyuck's heels as he skids to a stop, hardly avoiding Taeyong’s back. Their faces are close for a moment, before Donghyuck backs away.

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    Taeyong isn't sure what to do now that Donghyuck has found a way under his skin

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    Валентину снится сукно стола с яркими кляксами карт, стук фишек и звон монет. Ему снится, как его приглашают за игральный стол. Рука в черных и синих кольцах отодвигает для него кресло. "Сыграйте с нами, юный Придд, разбавьте этот скучный вечер."

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    He regards you with a cool nonchalance, eyes dancing across your form, before returning to the chess board. All his inhibitions slip away, and his eyes glaze over, like a solider about to take his shot. He moves his pawn, and it begins. And you cannot fight the sinking feeling that you've already lost. At the game, and at him.

    _______

    Alternatively; in which you and Soviet chess champion Grandmaster Levi Ackerman find yourself playing more games than one.

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    Reader helps Dabi with his pain

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    A ruthless prince of the winter kingdom Lantereon - Hwang Hyunjin, who is power-hungry by nature, decides to marry the newly crowned king of a very wealthy summer kingdom - Alerios, with the intention of becoming an all powerful monarch by widowing.

    Imagine his surprise, when his imagined boulder-sized, all-powerful, money-hogging, brute of a fiancée turns out to be more like a sparkly, soft-edged and doe-eyed forest fairy in reality, alike those his nursemaid read him stories about in his childhood.

     

    [for full experience, pay attention to chapter music recommendations in author's notes]

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    "If I can’t hate you, the alternative will kill me. It’ll kill me, and there won’t be anything left for anyone to take.

    But I love you. I love you so much, it makes me want to stop doing it to save myself."

     

    SamaIchi, a reconciliation and a promise.

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    They’re beautifully talented pilots, the both of them, know every control like the back of their hand. Yet the evening is so far off course that they’re in the stratosphere, about to attain orbit.

    Or: It is not entirely painless, but in the end, it is so simple.

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    Still with his eyes closed, Stede holds out another slice of fruit for Ed to take and he does, letting his eyes explore the way Stede’s face seems to glow in the sunlight, the rays illuminating the barely visible stubble along his chin. For a split second, Ed considers reaching out his hand to cup Stede’s cheek, aching to find out what that stubble would feel like between his fingers, if it would be different than the soft caress of his hands that he has only felt in fleeting, accidental touches.

    A story of Edward Teach and Stede Bonnet, inspired by this tumblr post: "u know when u peel a mandarin to eat for urself and then someone u love is there and like without even asking u feed them every other piece from ur hand.....why is love so sweet and intimate"

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    “Nick, you in here?”

    That voice sends a cold shock of panic down Nick’s spine. It sounds so close, and as he breaks away and spins his head towards the door, Harry stands there, mouth agape and eyes as wide as saucers. Nick breaks away from Charlie, desperately trying to climb to his feet in a futile attempt to hide what’s already going to be public knowledge by morning. Charlie’s glancing up at him, looking at Nick in a way that makes his heart tear in half, so painfully that he has to look away, because somehow Harry’s awful, shocked face is easier to take in than Charlie being in pain.

    “No fucking way,” Harry breathes, that voice he does where it sounds on the brink of a laugh, “no fucking way.”

    ———————

    Harry finds Nick too early. Secrets get covered too late.

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    Hack. Steve doesn't know about secret menus. Scott to the rescue.

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    A final wish made on one of Death's beds.

    This is a school assignment I got we had the prompt 'Humanity' and this is what i came up with so enjoy.

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    Even with Tommy and Tubbo vouching for him, he knows Wilbur and Technoblade aren’t convinced. It wouldn’t be a great look for their newest revolutionary to be sneaking into a clearly hidden room just after defecting from Manburg.
    So, Quackity pushes aside burning curiosity, pushes aside the hunger inside him yowling for someone to give him a task. Lights a cigarette, and then another, and then Wilbur’s.

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    Quackity, on cave-ins and trying to prevent them.

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    As a shapeshifter, Hanzo is particularly paranoid about being discovered on a full moon. He takes great care to seclude himself and find a suitable hiding spot to avoid being hunted. When he wakes up in a bed he doesn't recognize with a bullet wound in his side, he struggles to trust the stranger that has given him shelter.

    In all fairness, the stranger has secrets he isn't being forward with either.

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