Gray Cardinal

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  1. Castle (17)
  2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV) (14)
  3. NCIS (8)
  4. Kim Possible (Cartoon) (7)
  5. Gargoyles (TV) (6)

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Recent series

  1. Summary

    If "Jackson Hunt" isn't who he claims to be...
    ...and if Pepper Potts acquired some curious new abilities after her brush with Extremis...
    ...and if half the people "Hunt" has worked for have HYDRA connections...
    ...where do you suppose Alexis Castle might get her first post-academic job?

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    From the farthest corners of the Buffyverse come....crossovers. Very often, really weird crossovers. Fortunately, they're short....

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  3. Summary

    Short holiday-themed ficlets or drabbles from a variety of fandoms, written on a (mostly) daily basis.

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  4. Summary

    Futurefic. Alexis goes off to college...and makes a phone call to Kate Beckett that may change everyone's lives.

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    Who knew that Shego, card-carrying minion of evil, wrote fanfic in her spare time (let alone that the fanfic was meltingly hot slash)? And who'd have thought that her slashfic could cause so much trouble?

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  1. Rec 2

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    Another StarFreedom tells the story of her failed Walks.

    A treat for Musyc.

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    25 Dec 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    I admit it, this one made me cry -- in a good way, mind you. Another StarFreedom's account of her personal history prior to the events of Uhura's Song is ingeniously and sensitively woven around an epilogue of sorts to the novel that absolutely captures the tone that made the novel so very memorable.

  2. Rec 3

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    Rushlight has enjoyed his travels, but he misses his world and his people. He's been away from home for too long.

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    25 Dec 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    An insightful and sensitive character piece, thoughtfully and wisely integrating Rushlight's journeys and the source novel into the context of the larger Starfleet universe. Very well done indeed.

  3. Rec 4

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    When Polly gets lost in the US, she seeks out her only mortal (actually, only in general) friend.

    AKA How Button-Bright ended up in that popcorn snowdrift.

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    24 Dec 2016

    Bookmarker's Notes

    A perfectly delightful and thoughtful extrapolation from what Baum gives us of Button-Bright's history, well-reasoned in detail and well-rendered in tone and style. I think the angle it takes on Button-Bright is exactly on target, Polychrome's difficulties in non-magical America are all too plausible, and the narrative deftly acknowledges some of the more problematic issues without becoming overly risqué. Also, the story fits itself ingeniously into the overall Ozian timeline -- clearly, its author is well and wisely versed in the larger canon.

  4. Rec 2

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    24 Dec 2016

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Of course Danilo is going to test a mystery portal by stepping into it (and leaving Arilyn and company to try and figure out what went wrong). At which point it makes perfect sense for Arilyn to put the puzzle in Khelben's hands, and then to go and consult Elaith when that doesn't immediately resolve matters. Some of the ensuing developments boggle the mind a bit, but then again that may be what you get when unplanned time travel is involved. A highly amusing and entertaining adventure in an under-served corner of Forgotten Realms canon.

  5. Rec 1

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    A podfic of "Facing the Music" by Gray Cardinal.

    "No, worlds music, with an S."

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    16 Mar 2016

    Bookmarker's Notes

    I honestly didn't realize till I'd heard this just how well it works as an audio piece, most especially with the songs included. I am delighted and honored to have been so well podficced here.

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