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    She’s lived a long life, a very long life. Didn’t matter which way you cut it. In that time she was bound to bump into a familiar face or two. Perhaps even a man who made a habit of wearing multiple faces over the course of time. The appearance didn't matter she'd (nearly) always recognize him, even if he didn't always recognize her.

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    She had no idea just how old she was exactly. Nobody put much thought into the passage of time and marking down dates back then. There was no record of her birth. There were very few records that managed to survive that could contain records of her early years. The oldest manuscript that could pertain to her was death notice in a family's bible from Aberdeen.
    A date of death: 5 of June 1115
    She picked that as her birthday (not entirely inaccurate – since she had returned to life shortly after dying) and figured her age based on that. The death record stated she had died in childbirth at nineteen but she had no way of knowing just how long she’d been nineteen exactly. Her memory of her youth was just as spottily reliable as the surviving records from the mid-12th century.
    If she had really been nineteen that would make her year of birth 1096; either way you cut it by 2015 she was (at least) 900 years old. Regardless, she believed it was rude to ask a woman her age; which would explain why she often changed it to suit her needs. When it looked like you were going to live forever – and not (noticeably) lose your good looks – then why put a number on it?

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    Steve’s left staring at the kid- Peter, his brain helpfully reminds him. The kid is staring back.

    “So, you’re, like, Captain America, huh?” Peter asks, and he looks a little starstruck but less so than he did when he’d stared at Tony Stark’s jet taking off.

    “Uh, yeah.” Steve says, staring hard at a spot just past the kid’s shoulder as he shoves his hands as deep as they can go into the pockets of his jeans. “Call me Steve.”

    “Cool.” Parker breathes, and Steve tries not to think about just how badly this is going to go.

     

    Aka Steve Rogers' American Tour Of Waiting For His Brainwashed Boyfriend To Come Back And Blowing Up Hydra is interrupted when Tony Stark dumps Peter Parker into his lap.

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    17 Nov 2018

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    “What? It’s totally an improvement. He’s not scowling, or dating bad guys, or slinking around in unsanitary places. Still a bit paranoid, but what can you do. At least he’s a lot easier to get along with when you can buy his affections with ear rubs.”

    “And you always wanted a dog,” Sheriff added wryly.

    “And I always wanted a dog.”

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    15 Nov 2018

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    “At least your puppies knock first,” Stiles snorts. “Here I thought their alpha raised them to be well-mannered.” 



    “There’s a sign,” Derek responds stiffly. 



    Stiles, whose curiosity outweighs even his hardest of grudges, abandons his chilly façade of nonchalance in a heartbeat. He jumps right up and all but pushes Derek out of the way in his effort to get to the window, and sure enough when he leans outside there’s a laminated strip of cardstock duct taped to the vinyl siding: 



    DON’T FORGET TO KNOCK Stiles gets cranky when we scare him

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    Or, in which Stiles Stilinski moves to Beacon Hills for his junior year of high school and accidentally adopts a pack of teenage werewolves.

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  4. Rec 83

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    Bucky was used to finding Steve in alleys. Not every day, thank baby Jesus and all the saints or he’d be as grey as Mrs Milligicutty, but often enough. 

    The thing about Steve in alleys was, it meant finding Steve in fights. Or finding Steve after fights, bloody and bruised, picking gravel and dirt out of his skin, having come off third best in a two-person punch-up. Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, it meant finding Steve standing, bruised but unbowed, glaring down some hapless meathead who’d underestimated just how much sheer goddamned never-say-die was packed onto those skinny bones.

    That was Steve in alleys. Not this hunched over sack of glare, facing down a mangy orange tom cat that was glaring right back and trying to dart past his legs.

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  5. Rec 31

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    Steve winces. “Long story. We need to get out of here, there’s too many of them and I don’t need you getting caught in the cross—what’s that?”

    In the shadows, it looks like there’s a body prone on the floor. Steve squints. “Is that a body?”

    “There’s a perfectly reasonable explanation for this,” James whispers.

    The footsteps draw closer. Steve breathes. He’s in an alley with a suspect in one of his murder cases, who happens to have another dead body with him. Meanwhile, behind him, gunmen are chasing him down right after he refused Pierce's orders to drop the exact same case.

    There’s nobody to trust.


    Or the one where supernatural creatures walk the earth, Bucky's a mage, and Steve's the police captain who has no clue.

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