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    My stab at my XMFC crack bingo card. One oneshot for each of the following crack tropes: magic pollen, secret double identities, crack of choice (kidnapping as courtship), marriage of convenience, deaging.

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    "Is this because I let you watch American movies as a child," says Yakov flatly. "The ones where the popular boy gives his coat to the pretty girl?"

    Victor puts up both eyebrows in a delicately mocking gesture that was unbearable when he was a fey creature of sixteen and makes Yakov yearn to clip him around the ears now, when he's twenty-eight. "'Let' me?" he says.

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    25 Apr 2017

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    They walk back to the hotel once Yuuri has changed back into regular clothes and does his second round of interviews. He’s still quiet, but his eyes are burning instead of sparkling. He still holds Victor’s hand, but he walks half a step ahead of him, and Victor lets himself be led. There are a couple other skaters around - some stayed to shower, but most have been gone for half an hour or more - but Yuuri pays no attention to them. His gaze is on the building they’re staying at, and he barely says a word until they get there and then, when the elevator doors close, he hits the button for their floor and then shoves Victor against the wall.
    “Oh,” Victor says.

     

    The aftermath of Yuuri's Four Continents skate.

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    22 Apr 2017

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    There is never any sneaking around in the dimly lit corridors of ship’s night, or discreet Vulcan kisses in the nooks of engineering.
    Unless Jim is incredibly tired, or stressed, there are no lingering looks on the bridge, either.
    The stakes are far too high.
     
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    Admitting to each other that they are in love is not an issue. The problem is revealing it to everyone else.
    This is how Jim and Spock’s relationship would be if Starfleet actually enforced fraternization regulations.

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    19 Apr 2017

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    In which Kirk precipitates an unintended cultural exchange, Spock develops a drinking problem, and the crew stages an intervention, but not the kind Kirk was expecting.

    This work now available in Chinese: http://archiveofourown.org/works/8742430

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    09 Sep 2016

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    Perfect.

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    A year into their five-year mission, Spock loses Jim for the second time and struggles with the fallout.

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    08 Sep 2016