pelican_in_its_piety



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    Journeys north in the cold. Our disappearing Lady of Walsingham. Eliza Barton, the holy maid of Kent. Holy wells. Swearing the saints in their niches. All saints and all souls and which are which. Purgatory. Liz and Grace and Anne.

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    A stranger proposes a game... antics ensue

    (Sorry I'm so bad at descriptions 😅. Also, this fic is kinda old.... I promise I've improved my english since this!!)

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    10 Aug 2021

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    “Carry him out with his feet facing the house,” is all he can say. He feels grey, washed out. Hollow. Like nothing. This is important, though, in ways he cannot yet name. The undertaker blinks, shifts from one foot to the other. Perhaps he believes in the old tales, of the dead finding their way back to their houses, spirits along the corpse roads. Perhaps he makes sure to cross running water on the way to the graveyard, guards against corpselights on the moors. Alex doesn’t care. “Please,” he says.

     

    A little festive ghost story, involving death, apples, bread, the Wild Hunt, iron nails and a pair of boots.

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    01 Mar 2021

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    They dropped the little saplings into the earth, tucking mulch up into mounds around them. “Crab-apple will be over there,” Bran said, gesturing, holding his map, “and pears go on the south side.”

    “Not a very standard orchard,” the boy said, sounding curious.

    “No more I mean it to be,” Bran answered.

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    09 Nov 2020

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    Frank and David engage in certain circumscribed demonstrations of physical love. Well, there's a war on.

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    Note: asexual but not sex-repulsed character having sex, BDSM fantasy, inexplicit reference to underage sex at an English public school with its usual consent issues, internalized homophobia, Frank Maddox being his own exhaustive list of content warnings.

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    29 Oct 2020

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    And the moon and the stars were gifts
    You gave to the dark and the endless skies

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    01 Oct 2020