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    Newly minted detective Brett Mahoney is noticing some fairly disquieting things about Matt Murdock. Namely, he's legally bound to one of his old friends, heavily in debt, and sporting different poorly-concealed injuries every other time Brett sees him. He's at least a little concerned. He's not sure if this is made easier or more complicated by the fact that his go-to investigations are the big-ticket ones Daredevil keeps kicking his way.

    Also; He is a lapsed Catholic, loves his city, and gets put on a special task force.

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    26 May 2018

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    New York is a real city, a working city, and it’s a hell of a learning curve for people who weren’t born and raised here. People expect the crime, and the bustle, and the smart ones even expect the poverty, but no-one expects what it’s like to live in New York day in and day-out without living there first. It’s the relentless, high-noise, always-bright bustle that gets to people. New York grinds you down, if you let it. New York won’t ever let up, will keep trying to squeeze you out of the city like a python with a rat. You either let it pop you out, a few years after you arrive, or you carve yourself a spot out of the constant construction and pre-war tenement buildings and tell New York to piss off, that you live here too, and that if it wants you out, too fucking bad. New Yorkers know, and he includes the smarter country kids in this, that if you rest for even a split second, New York will knock you on your ass and run you over.

    People all over the world know New York as the city that never sleeps, but only New Yorkers know what that means.

    What this has meant for Brett recently is that the assholes that don’t sleep in this city have taken to beating the holy hell out of each other in the alleyways of his precincts, when they’re not busy blowing each other up.

  2. Public Bookmark 63

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    “I, Shuri, Princess of Wakanda, am offering you myself, Great Gorilla M’Baku of the Jabari. My hand in marriage for your warriors and your forces to win back the throne for my brother.”

     

     

     

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    A canon divergence where Shuri does what she does best in a difficult situation.

    She makes things better her damn self.

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    26 May 2018

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    This is beautiful! I thought it would be an “excuse for sex” fic, and put off reading it, but it isn’t at all! They aren’t even together yet- this is all world building and character building; deep, powerful stuff about the nature of responsibility and happiness, loyalty and love... Really enjoyed what is there so far; looking forward to more.

  3. Public Bookmark 28

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    Okoye communicates the depths of W'kabi's betrayal on the battlefield.

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    14 May 2018

  4. Public Bookmark 4

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    T’Challa meets Shuri for the first time, days after she is born.

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    14 May 2018

  5. Public Bookmark 69

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    The old guy in Room 30B was about the most disagreeable human being that the nurses had ever met. But he did get visitors, including a retired Air Force Colonel.

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    13 May 2018