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    Traceability: the ability to chronologically interrelate uniquely identifiable entities in a way that is verifiable

    Trace: (v) to find or discover by investigation; (n) a mark, object or other indication of the existence or passing of something

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    [ a post-Skyfall James Bond and Q-centric series ]

    In which James Bond continues his work as a Double-O agent with a new reckless streak and Q is ever the voice in his earpiece, the supplier of his equipment and an anchor back to MI6.

    This is a series of interconnected stories on the development of Bond and Q's relationship - as individuals and professionals who take note of and fixate on each other after the Silva incident, who grow close to each other in increments until they eventually become a very important feature in each other's lives. Duty - and soon after, trust - is what binds them.

    Love, possibly, comes after.

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    29 Mar 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This series is so in-character and well-written that I’m in love.

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    Q wonders, briefly, how James could possibly think this is an appropriate time to profess his undying love—or whatever the hell it is he’s attempting to do; though, frankly, the skeleton suit did make him blink a bit stupidly at his laptop—but then something explodes to his left, and Q heaves a long-suffering sigh and snaps at him for ruining everything good in the world. James laughs and carries on wielding his Walther like it isn’t the 7500th replacement that Q has thrown at him.

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    28 Mar 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Part of a series that is honestly so fucking amazing. Everything is just so beautiful so please excuse me while I die from the absolute awesomeness of this damn story.

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    “Am I sacked?”

    M doesn’t bother answering James’ attempt at humor but instead continues in his point. “Since your return from the Skyfall operation, which was over a year ago I might add, you have not taken one day of leave, no holiday of which I'm aware. You haven’t rested the requisite 48 hour period between mission and report.”

    James takes a deep breath and lets it out slowly.

    “You are not a young man,” M says plainly. “Everyone, even James Bond, needs time to let wounds heal, both physical and mental. Pushing yourself is going to get you or someone else killed eventually.”

    “So not another mission then?” James asks and moves to stand.

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    Or, James Bond is forced to take a few days off, runs into Q at a kebab shop, starts playing World of Warcraft, and takes a trip to Witney to meet Q's family (for reasons of national security, of course).

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    26 Mar 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    The cuteness makes me the dead.

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    Bond says television gives him a headache, but sometimes Q finds him at it anyway, usually when Q’s been tucked away for the morning in this room of unapologetically bright computer screens. Bond’s eyes are always a little glassy and his hands are always buried knuckle-deep into one of the sofa cushions. Q kisses him to make his mouth soften, at least, and he says, “You don’t have to do that.”

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    25 Mar 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is somehow perfectly uplifting and depressing and I love it.

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    Darcy Lewis and Jane Foster are college roommates who embark on a mission to create a musical about Steve Rogers that highlights the unsung heroes of his story: his mother, Peggy Carter, and the USO girls.

    Of course, Steve Rogers was never supposed to be alive to see it.

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    11 Mar 2018

    Bookmarker's Notes

    LITERALLY SO GOOD! AAAAAH!