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Detail from The Angel of Death by Evelyn De Morgan



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  1. Summary

    He vowed himself to his god. Now the god is growing impatient . . .

    The Three Lands is fantasy series on friendship, romantic friendship, romance, and betrayal in times of war and peace. The series is inspired by conflicts between nations during the Roman Empire and the Dark Ages.

    Series page and series resources.

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  2. Summary

    They are imprisoned until death, and their lives cannot get worse . . . or so they think. But when an unlikely alliance forms against their captors, the reformers risk losing what little comforts they possess.

    Life Prison is an alternate history series about male desire and determination in nineteenth-century prisons.

    The series is part of the Turn-of-the-Century Toughs cycle. Series page.

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  3. Summary

    In a cool, dark cavern, guarded by men and by oaths, lies a dungeon in which prisoners fearfully await the inevitable. The inevitable will be replaced by the unexpected.

    The Eternal Dungeon is an alternate history series set in a nineteenth-century prison where the psychologists wield whips.

    This series is part of the Turn-of-the-Century Toughs cycle. Series page.

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  4. Summary

    During the turbulent years between the cannonball battles and the atom bomb, life is not easy for young people.

    Young Toughs is an alternate history series about the struggles of youths in the twentieth century and into the future.

    This series is part of the Turn-of-the-Century Toughs cycle. Series page.

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  5. Summary

    The nautical nation is backed by the military might of an empire. The mountainous republic is populated by farmers and shopkeepers, and it has no standing army. The nautical nation is about to make the mistake of attacking the mountainous republic.

    Commando is an alternate history series that imagines what the South African Boer War could have been like if it had been fought on American soil.

    The series is part of the Turn-of-the-Century Toughs cycle. Series page.

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Recent bookmarks

  1. Rec 1

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    Esca: "I hate everything you stand for."

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    11 Sep 2017

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    A hurt/comfort fanvid of Marcus and Esca, heavy on the hurt. I like it because of the music.

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    [vid] Come What May by Diana Williams

    Fandom: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, Star Wars - All Media Types

    This work isn't hosted on the Archive so this blurb might not be complete or accurate.

    01 Jun 2017

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    Obi-Wan knows that he will always love Qui-Gon, no matter what comes between them: wars, the Council, small obnoxious boys, or even death.

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    01 Jun 2017

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    This is from 2001. It's the first fanvid I ever saw, and it's still my favorite love-story vid.

    Downloadable version at the creator's website. Diana Williams at Fanlore.

  3. Rec 1

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    A remix of havisham's 'a temper isn't courage', in an English public school setting.

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    26 May 2017

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    Lilliburlero has the style of English boarding-school stories mastered.

  4. Rec 14

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    The sky calls to us/If we do not destroy ourselves/We will one day venture to the stars

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    17 May 2017

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    A beautiful blending of space imagery, music, and the voices of Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking.

  5. Rec 3

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    bless the ones we lost

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    16 May 2017

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    This is tagged as both gen and m/m, which is exactly how I would have tagged it; the vid has that ambiguity, which I like. What I said to the creator:

    This is very nicely done. I like how you went beyond the obvious clips and melded the images so well with the lyrics.