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    So I have all this research I've done on what it was like to be female and live as a man before the tech we have now was mastered, because younger me was nothing if not a terrified AU Hermione trying to find himself in the library stacks. Even tracked down the English translation of "Memoir of a Man's Maiden Years".

    Reidentification happened - by which I mean I am not a man even though I was pretty sure I was for ten years - but I still had all these things about gender and sex in the first half of the twentieth century pinball-bouncing around in my head, and then... then I stumbled onto "YOUR ASSHOLE DAD'S CASTLE IS BACK AGAIN" right when I was playing though Portrait of Ruin for the first time.

    The contrast between "tunic that'd make an early-renaissance Florentine boy on the prowl blush" and "layers and longcoat and every possible way to obscure the lines of one's body that I ever personally used" as two designs for the same character all struck me, and after a few months... the rest, I suppose, is this alternate history. (Chapter one of part 2 was written first.)

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  1. Public Bookmark 12

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    I was told that my Miss Fisher S1 – S3 Timeline posts on Tumblr were quite helpful to the writers while conducting research for their fics, so I thought I would post them here to make it easier for reference.

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    08 Mar 2019

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    “I called Dottie to check in,” Collins said. “We’d had a date scheduled for the pictures, but then Miss Fisher got that party invitation out of the blue, and I thought, well, it might be nice to surprise Dottie with a long-distance telephone call anyway. But Miss Fisher picked up, and hearing it was me seemed to worry her, and she wanted to know why I was calling and then if it was something to do with you, and I said, no, don’t worry, the Inspector’s fine, nobody’s dead—”

    (a role reversal inspired by blood at the wheel, wherein one lady detective mishears a message instead.)

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    07 Mar 2019

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    Two boys at definitely not Harvard; not really meet-cute, more meet-dumb. All the dumb boy stuff that impulse control normally stops you from doing, if you have it.

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    05 Mar 2019

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    Phryne's convalescing from a bad bout of influenza and after weeks in bed her boudoir is starting to feel like a very hostile environment...

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    02 Mar 2019

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    Mac is a swanky, dapper lesbian.

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    02 Mar 2019