sleeperservice

cygnet with water lilies



Recent works

Recent bookmarks

  1. Rec 22

    Tags
    Summary

    "Do you believe in ghosts?"

    "Ghosts?" says Morse. “Good god, no.” He believes in mass delusion; more charitably, he believes in the mortal human need to make sense of the senseless.

    "Well, funny thing; everyone says the stacks are haunted." Trewlove says it so matter-of-factly that it’s impossible to tell how seriously she takes the idea.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    19,636
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    24
    Kudos:
    117
    Bookmarks:
    22
    Hits:
    836

    15 Jul 2020

  2. Rec 3

    Tags
    Summary

    Salome is getting older, and Chris isn't.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,453
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    7
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    70

    07 Oct 2019

  3. Rec *

    Tags
    Summary

    Gimli, freshly-wakened, was lying with his head propped on one hand, his blanket at his waist. And he said, his voice morning-hoarse, "If my memory doesn't fail me, we'll be reaching the River Limlight soon. I'd dearly love a wash."

    Legolas's heart seized and tightened. The Limlight was in the very north of the forest, and once across it, they would emerge from their easy wandering, cracking out of the chrysalis to the pain of the open air. No more Fangorn, no more careless peace, no more Gimli at dawn stretching his muscles limber and grumbling about the wear of a bootsole.

    And all the future losses lined themselves up.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    15,653
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    83
    Kudos:
    661
    Bookmarks:
    166
    Hits:
    5043

    24 May 2019

  4. Rec 8

    Tags
    Summary

    Somewhere ahead, there is a gate. There always is. All that matters is closing it. Nothing can get in the way of that, not for Morgaine, and not for Nhi Vanye i Chya.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,994
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    21
    Kudos:
    44
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    640

    11 Sep 2018

  5. Rec 32

    Tags
    Summary

    Zhenya signs the papers for his minor league contract three weeks before his seventeenth birthday and waits for his visa to arrive.

    And waits.

    And waits.

    And waits, until finally, it arrives, just in time for the 2003 baseball season to end.

    *

    A baseball AU.

    Series
    Language:
    English
    Words:
    19,805
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    39
    Kudos:
    293
    Bookmarks:
    32
    Hits:
    3920

    04 Nov 2017