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  1. Public Bookmark 2

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    There are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely-or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands.

    Sandy Reid chooses. (Failing to choose is also a choice.)

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    23 Apr 2018

  2. Public Bookmark 3

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    How Alec met Ralph, and what happened next. (Some use of Polari. Google omipalone if you don`t know what I mean.)

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    23 Apr 2018

  3. Public Bookmark 2

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    Ralph contrives to immure himself and Laurie in Marlow country; Laurie becomes acquainted with the Merricks; a Twelfth Night party; some consequences of the events of The Marlows and the Traitor.

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    Content advisory: references to sexism and homophobia, references to addiction, sex between adults accidentally witnessed by a child, references to violent death.

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    14 Apr 2018

  4. Public Bookmark 9

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    After the events of the novel, Laurie and Ralph meet for Christmas.

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    14 Apr 2018

  5. Public Bookmark 2

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    Laurie hears from a former friend.

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    14 Apr 2018

  6. Public Bookmark 5

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    "In seventeen ninety-eight, missing parts were considered quite amusing, even for admirals...." Ralph Lanyon makes the acquaintance of the niece of Admiral Crawford (among others) in 1798. Seven years later, Mary Crawford still manages to surprise him.

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    13 Apr 2018

  7. Public Bookmark 4

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    At that moment, there was nothing more important than going home, if only because there was someone to go home to, with all that this entailed.

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    13 Apr 2018

  8. Public Bookmark 1

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    Alec isn't heartless, but he isn't selfless either. Not enough to keep him awake at night.

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    13 Apr 2018

  9. Public Bookmark 27

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    Academic Arcadia is a series of stories set in an alternate reality, in which Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are English professors at Luke University in Upstate New York. Their names here are Quinn Masterson and Ian Prentice, and we follow them from their meeting in "A Symposium on Love" through the present day and into the future.


    Zoe's gorgeous painting

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    13 Apr 2018

  10. Public Bookmark 1

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    Alec Deacon doesn't make it easy for himself, or for anyone around him.

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    11 Apr 2018

  11. Public Bookmark 7

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    Ralph finds it difficult to keep on at the MI5 after Burgess and Maclean defect to the USSR. Laurie finds it difficult to reconcile talk of queer spy rings and campaigns against vice with his rather conventional domesticity. Everyone finds it difficult to understand Alec's taste in men.

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    11 Apr 2018

  12. Public Bookmark 4

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    A consultation with Dr. Greenbaum on his late patient, Alan Turing, stirs up all sorts of unpleasant memories for Dr. Alec Deacon, noted Jungian psychoanalyst.

    TW: in-depth discussion of suicide, in-depth discussion of what happened to Alan Turing, discussion of the holocaust, homophobia, homophobic persecution, mentions of blackmail

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    11 Apr 2018

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    11 Apr 2018

  14. Public Bookmark 1

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    Andrew makes a new acquaintance with whom he shares more in common than he imagines.

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    10 Apr 2018

  15. Public Bookmark 15

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    wedding-night fic

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    09 Apr 2018

  16. Public Bookmark 6

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    What do scars matter?

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    09 Apr 2018

  17. Public Bookmark 3

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    Unlikely he’d read him wrong, but these mistakes did happen. “No, Spud?”

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    07 Apr 2018

  18. Public Bookmark 5

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    Back in Bridstow after finishing university, Laurie has finally settled into wartime domestic life with Ralph -- until the war reminds them that no happiness, however great, is guaranteed to last.

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    06 Apr 2018

  19. Public Bookmark 5

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    In the morning Ralph reflects, and he and Laurie begin to pick up the pieces.

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    06 Apr 2018

  20. Public Bookmark 2

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    Laurie and Ralph still need to work their edges off.

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    05 Apr 2018

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