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    After being pressured by their families into a marriage neither of them want, Aziraphale and Crowley resign themselves to an unfulfilling life together. For Aziraphale that means trying to be the dutiful wife she was always taught to be and for Crowley it means hiding an important part of who he is.

    story by summerofspock and art by Blue_Sparkle

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    A mysterious explosion. An intrepid reporter who asks too many questions. A bite from a small, seemingly innocuous garter snake. You know the drill.

    But Anthony J. Crowley soon finds out that being a superhero isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, there are benefits: being able to slither up the sides of buildings, doing really weird things with his tongue, the occasional lucrative stock tip from a grateful rescuee, and gloating over the fact that a simple pair of sunglasses is an apparently impenetrable disguise. On the other hand, there’s the sheer indignity of spandex, a succession of increasingly terrible monikers, and the fact that he keeps making a fool of himself in front of the love of his life, who, for some reason, seems to keep getting kidnapped. And to add insult to injury, said love of his life might just be in love with his alter ego.

    It isn’t easy being The Serpent.

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    26 Sep 2021

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    1963. In the wake of scandal, MI5 is warned how to identify suspected homosexual secret agents by their fashionably knotted ties and "gay little wiggle".

    Meanwhile, two secret agents on opposite sides and with a long standing Arrangement find themselves hiding in the same cupboard.

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    20 Sep 2021

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    Aziraphale has decided, in the aftermath of Armageddon't, that it's high time he Made The Effort to understand an aspect of mortal life that he's so far left alone. In the process, he makes a discovery about Crowley's past that's more than a little distressing -- not least for his own reaction. Just when he was hoping to get closer to his demon, he's afraid he might have chased him away for good.

    “Crowley, I feel very strongly that you need to tell me how this came about.”

    “Oh do I.”

    “Yes. You do.”

    Another half-laugh without any humor in it.

    “And you said I went too fast.”

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    19 Sep 2021

  5. Public Bookmark 50

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    Aziraphale starts something in the Bastille that gets out of his control. He's not used to that.

    One of them's in love. The other wants to insist it's only a dalliance. It's going to be a rough ride.

     

    “Don’t try to fool me, my dear. That is a temptation, for me to believe that, to imagine I’ve redeemed you, and I know you can’t love, or you wouldn’t be a demon.” He reaches two fingers up to Crowley’s cheekbones, one under each yellow, slitted eye, as if to remind him they’re still Hell-eyes, serpent-eyes, whatever’s on his tongue (chocolate, the angel thinks, and the phantoms of my kisses). “No more of this talk, or we shall have to stop. These pleasures are only what they are, but all the same I should hate to abandon them.”

    There’s a short silence. “So should I,” says Crowley, in a tone of concession.

    “There. So by the power of Heaven I abjure you – “ he needs to make this playful, he can’t be angry in this bed that’s just been so full of soft delights, something’s tugging at him inside and he doesn’t like it – “speak no more of this.”

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