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  1. Rec 15

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    Harry wants to become the Wandmaker's Apprentice. Ollivander sets him three quests to prove himself first.

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    10 Jun 2018

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    It is exceedingly difficult to destroy a complex system which iterates from very simple principles. If even one small part of the system remains, it can rebuild itself.

    After Civil War, Tony is struggling with heading up the team and dealing with the emotional fallout of being betrayed by those closest to him. Luckily, an old friend is back to help protect Tony and ensure he comes to no harm.

    A Jarvis lives AU.

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    30 May 2018

  3. Rec 87

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    Thor runs afoul of Loki's latest diabolical plot -- to lure him into a trap and steal his body, his powers, and his identity! But once he has Thor's life, what does Loki plan to do with it? Probably not what Thor expects...

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    22 Jan 2018

  4. Rec 32

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    The Avengers find themselves suddenly transformed into the opposite sex. It's not all fun and games.

    The genderswap story with a twist + detailed magical theory that nobody asked for.
    [The smut is all in Chapter 2, so if that's not your jam you can skip]

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    09 Nov 2017

  5. Rec 27

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    04 Nov 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is such a profound exploration of the Avengers' characters - as robots. Natasha acting as bodyguard for an abused child is a particular highlight!

  6. Rec 92

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    09 Jul 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    I love the world-building in this series. Team Boto (formerly Badger) are as awesome as their pink dolphin tattoos, and their HR impact on the way SHIELD works things out for the Avengers makes a wonderful change!

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    NIcholas Angel was never quite sure what had made him go visit his Cousin Petunia and her family that day...but he would forever be glad that he had.

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    08 Jul 2017

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    Prompt: "After the events of IM 1, Tony joins the expedition searching for Captain America as a holiday to get away from all the media speculation and stock value crash hate he was getting from the board. He's testing out new kit, working up a new portfolio of technology to boost the company back up, when he finds a plane wreck, buried halfway under the Greenland ice sheet."

    That is how he ends up hiding Captain America in plain sight, while the man gets adjusted to the 21st century. He is just doing him a favor, okay?

    What could possibly go wrong?

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    28 Jun 2017

  9. Rec 67

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    When Voldemort came to kill Harry, Lily met him with a SIG Sauer pistol she bought at a pawn shop. Seems Dark Lords die as easily as anyone else when you empty two clips into them.

    Hailed as the savior of the Wizarding world, Lily has a live baby, a dead husband, the personal enmity of most of the Dark Lord's followers, and not the slightest idea how to put her life back together.

    Phoenixes have it easy. Burn, die, rise from the ashes.

    For humans it's a bit different. Sort of.

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    28 Apr 2017

  10. Rec 39

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    No-one ever understood the true horrors that Tom Marvolo Riddle had to suffer through, with his consciousness trapped in a diary owned by a young girl.

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    25 Apr 2017

    Bookmarker's Notes

    You know, until this fic, I'd never actually considered how Tom Riddle might feel about being little Ginny Weasley's sounding board and sympathetic pen friend for all those months...and now I almost feel sorry for Tom!

  11. Rec 50

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    Lily survived but Petunia is dead, and there's no one to look after little Dudley...

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    06 Dec 2016

    Bookmarker's Notes

    I love this AU! It's got some beautiful characterisation, and really shows Lily's commitment to looking after her sister's son, secure in the knowledge that Petunia would have done the same for her...

  12. Rec 35

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    Loki takes Darcy hostage and proves to be an excellent holiday date. (Also, alliteration.)

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    17 Dec 2015

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    Brilliant and hilarious! I just wish there were more of it!

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    No species is all good or all evil. The tok'ra like to believe they are the "good" side of the onac race--the symbiotes who developed into the goa'uld. However, the tok'ra never mention Shamash or Samas, the ancient Sumerian god who was really one of the early queens. She (or really Samas prefers to be called a he) remembers the onac before the corruption of Ra, and he tried to lead his people back to a life in the water. He failed. However, thousands of years later, one gunnery sergeant on a suicide mission stumbled into a South American river, and Samas found he had another chance. The SGC and later Atlantis gave Samas a chance to save his people and make a few changes for the better in this universe. Samas once allowed Ra to take everything away from him. This time Samas is going to make sure his people are strong enough to stand up to any enemy. And to serve that end, he's going to make sure that those that he trusts--Tony, John, Rodney, Teyla, Ronon, Elizabeth, Major Teldy, Radek, Miko, Kyli and others--have the power to combat anyone who tries to take Atlantis from them.

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    29 Nov 2015

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Wonderfully epic crossover series - just the way I like it!

  14. Rec 68

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    11 Aug 2015

    Bookmarker's Notes

    OK, so this series? Is jam-packed full of excellent characterisation!

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    In which neither Peggy nor Susan like the cold.

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    04 Jan 2015

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is a powerful little piece about Peggy Carter and Susan Pevensie, and their lives post-canon. I really like the idea that Susan's refusal to discuss Narnia was not some sort of moral failing, but a personal choice to accept that she was too old to return and move forward with her life in the world that was left to her. I also love the idea that Susan's experience with Narnian warfare makes her an ideal candidate for the SSR/SHIELD.

    (Now if only, we could see her up against/mentoring Clint...)

  16. Rec 51

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    In which Donna Noble is the Eleventh Doctor.

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    04 Jan 2015

    Bookmarker's Notes

    ...I think this may be the best response to Donna's mindwipe that I've yet found!

  17. Rec 34

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    A comic exploring 6 Sherlock AUs, from Vampires to the BBC's version.

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    23 Jul 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is just lovely - a hilarious collection of comic panels with dead-pan snark and great one-line characterisations, on the subject of Sherlock AUs. And the end panel is just perfect. ♥

  18. Rec *

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    "I'm driving first," Sally said. "Guv can take over after me. If we're all still mad enough to be at this after that, John can drive third shift. Then the freak, if we decide we can risk it."

    "John doesn't drive," said Sherlock.

    "Then what's John along for?" Sally protested. Which Greg reckoned had to be just Sally trying to wind Sherlock up. She knew better. All night in a car with Sherlock was bad enough. All night driving round and round the M25 looking for a killer, with Sherlock deprived of John Watson, sounded like a new circle of hell.

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    26 Jan 2014

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    Lovely, lovely casefic adapting The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist.

  19. Rec *

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    Does having sex with you entail becoming married, whether legally, magically, physiologically, or some other de facto permanent relationship? Y/N If Yes, please describe our new life together.

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    28 May 2013

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    This is hilarious...and also a good talking point!

  20. Rec 40

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    This latest effort is not from the Guitar Man universe. Instead, atlinmerrick and I got to chatting about her story Canvas, and then she linked to this picture of John with writing all over his skin, which has inspired some Minutae stories for her. She then challenged me to write a words-on-skin story too. Does this make it a meme now?

    I was going to write it next week. It happened today instead. It's kind of schmoopy. I hope you like it.

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    07 May 2013

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This is just...sublime!

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