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The narrator relates all action in third person; omniscient or limited.


A Formal Courtship

Unknowing Apollo courts divine Isis. She'll have none but Osiris.

Genre   mythology

Style   third person

Tags   archetypes

Relationships   f/m


A Sanitary Process

A lonely sausage-maker fantasises.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   fantasies

Relationships   m/m


Affinity

A dutiful son finds himself distracted by a fickle swordsman.

Genre   fantasy, slash

Style   third person

Tags   duty, age difference, soldiers, feudal, 2009-03

Relationships   m/m


After the Landsmeet

Dragon Age Origins. Alistair is shamed, Zevran fails to make it better.

Genre   fantasy, realistic

Style   third person

Tags   betrayal, alienation, 2012-03

Relationships   friendship


Airstrike

part 5 of Threshold

FFXII, three snapshots. Unfortunately, Judge Ffamran missed the part of the job description that involved mass killings. There is no comfort to be had at home.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, exile, imperialism, coming of age, 2009-04

Relationships   family


Alien

part 10 of Common People

She is polite to these strangers around her, radiates love, affection, hoping they will not hurt her. The same as when she came to this place the first time, her anger and the fear unexpected. Be polite, be modest, be loveable, and the strangers won't hurt her.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person, stream of consciousness

Tags   australian, aging, alienation, post-migrant

Relationships   family


Ambitious

Dragon Age II Seheron Mercenaries AU. Danarius and Hadriana are undercover Siccari agents adding to the chaos on Seheron, and Fenris is a very important pawn.

Genre   drama

Style   third person

Tags   2013-09


An Unquestioning Spirit

A monstrously virtuous daughter bricked into a room in her father's semi-detached residence finds herself captivated by the neighbour's pure and amoral son.

Genre   satire, fairy tale

Style   third person

Tags   australian, gender themes, supernatural, bikers, 2010-12

Relationships   f/m


And The Walls Came Tumbling Down

part 6 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Reeve's on the verge of a breakdown. Tseng steps in. How Reeve came to offer Cait's services as an undercover operative.

Genre   science fiction

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, 2012-02


Andante

part 3 of Threshold

FFXII. Gabranth's mother dies and he assumes a Judge Magister's mantle.

Style   third person, present tense

Tags   angst, imperialism, duty, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2008-03


Beautiful People

Where the surface matters, but not how they thought it would.

Genre   romance

Style   third person, drabble

Tags   gender themes, aging, alternative lifestyle, 500 creativity exercises

Relationships   f/m


Believe in Peace

After a deadly civil war, an ex-general and a knight struggle to find their place in peacetime.

Genre   fantasy

Style   third person

Tags   kink, sex, soldiers, 2008-05

Relationships   f/f


Bliss

part 10 of Threshold

Basch and Fran. An oasis and an invitation.

Genre   romance

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   500 creativity exercises, xeno

Relationships   f/m


Circumnavigate

FFXII. Ashelia and Al-Cid. An AU where Ashelia destroyed the Sun-Cryst with one great blow of the Sword of Kings. Unfortunately, the blow nearly destroyed her too. After Al-Cid's rescue, she is a half-prisoner, half-exile in Rozarria, with repercussions.

Genre   romance

Style   third person

Tags   kink, angst, exile, sex, amputation, 2012-03

Relationships   f/m


Consider What Becomes of the Ashes

part 4 of Imperial LaGatta

Fleeing his war-ravaged homeland, young Noah arrives in Imperial LaGatta, the city of his boyhood dreams. Vowing never again to fight, Noah earns his wage as a sex worker. After years of ennui, Noah meets and loves Penleigh, youngest son of a wealthy LaGattan family, who represents everything Noah felt he should have had: class, wealth, and opportunities.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   steampunk, class themes, sex, imperialism, depression, alienation, prostitution, age difference, 2008-07

Relationships   m/m


Dangerous Thing

Dragon Age II. Fenris, Hawke, Carver and Sebastian recover Anders from the Qunari.

Genre   horror

Style   third person, present tense, stream of consciousness

Tags   torture, slavery, body horror, 2012-10, despair


Darling, Be Afraid

Starra fears death constantly; Skybo fears nothing except doing the expected. Could be a perfect match.

Genre   satire, fairy tale

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, gender themes, 2011-09

Relationships   f/m


Deceive Thee So Often As Thyself

part 6 of Imperial LaGatta

A son follows his freedom. His father's obsession turns damaging.

Genre   fantasy, slash

Style   third person

Tags   exile, consent issues, incest, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies

Relationships   m/m


Depthless

part 5 of Common People

Three hundred and sixty degrees she turned, and as if trapped in an early version of a three dimensional gamer's world, she turned and turned and only saw her face. She had no sides, no curves but for the hourglass defining her.

Genre   realistic

Style   sketch, third person

Tags   australian, gender themes, post-migrant, 500 creativity exercises, 2010-01

Relationships   f/m


Doctor Doctor

FFVII / FFIX crossover. General Beatrix is a SOLDIER, Doctor Lucrecia runs the experiments.

Genre   horror

Style   third person

Tags   gender themes, military, 500 creativity exercises, body horror, 2010-01

Relationships   f/f


Down in Lowtown

part 11 of Threshold

FFXII. Vossler the monarchist (sort of), suddenly learning the difference between country and crown.

Style   third person, drabble

Tags   imperialism, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-02


Eclipse

Dragon Age II. Fenris, Danarius, Varania. When Danarius comes, there is no fight.

Genre   horror

Style   third person

Tags   slavery, 2013-09


Establishment

part 14 of The Modern Hero

there was a name he could remember, but not one he could articulate

Genre   realistic

Style   sketch, third person

Tags   aging, 500 creativity exercises


For Love of Battle

part 4 of Threshold

FFXII. Ffamran and Fran, Basch and Vossler, Ffamran and Cidolphus. Three interludes, and the methodologies of freedom.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   steampunk, alienation, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2009-08

Relationships   partnership, friendship, family


Happiness

part 2 of Imperial LaGatta

A distinguished soldier, Yleksa mentors his idealistic younger cousin Ellory into a military role. A sheltered nobleman, Ellory Aracelis finds himself equipped for rebellion when the time arises, but fears himself too weak to effect meaningful change. Ellory departs LaGatta in despair, and discovers a power with the potential to end LaGatta's military dominance.

Genre   slash

Style   sketch, third person, epic

Tags   steampunk, class themes, imperialism, incest, age difference, 2013-07

Relationships   m/m


Hates Children and Animals

Dragon Age II AU. Anders is a vet without a valid visa, Garrett has someone else's cat.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   exile, class themes, sex, modern life, sexuality, UST, 2012-07

Relationships   m/m, friendship


How Absurd

'...more archeologists should get into construction, I would have thought.'

Genre   satire

Style   third person

Tags   the absurd


How We All Got There (Was a Mystery)

FFVII Compilation. Vincent, Hojo, Lucrecia, Gast, Ifalna. How a project like Jenova gets off the ground; how a subproject like Omega gets its legs. (Incomplete)

Genre   science fiction

Style   third person

Tags   dystopia, exile, betrayal, gender themes, supernatural, fantasies, 2007-11

Relationships   f/m


Iced Tea

part 24 of Common People

Fifteen new workplaces in seventeen years, always with oversized men, the labouring hulks of the south-east corridor, too proud or smart to be unemployed, too proud or stubborn to get a trade. He makes himself fit in.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   australian, class themes, 2011-07

Relationships   f/m


If It Can Be Changed, Mock It

part 15 of Common People

The children understood her competence in adversity even without language, for how often must she have been mocked to have learned her fluid, unemotional pre-emptive strategy?

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   australian, childhood, 2011-09


In The Ring, We Are Gods

Antoni arched his back, did as the irony scripted across his chest demanded, and thrust his pecs forward.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   wrestlers, crossdressing, 500 creativity exercises

Relationships   partnership, f/m, m/m


It Would Have Brought You To Your Knees

History of the Runestaff. Hawkmoon and D'Averc. The architect that Jehamia spoke of was a Frenchman, not a Boar.

Style   third person

Tags   angst, 500 creativity exercises, 2010-01

Relationships   friendship


Legendary

part 12 of Threshold

FFXII. Vossler and Balthier. A clash of stereotypes.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   imperialism, fantasies, 2012-02

Relationships   m/m


Lesson

part 3 of Imperial LaGatta

Thought dead during the LaGattan occupation of her city, Princess Aserecedes disappoints her father to be proven instead irresponsible.

Genre   fantasy

Style   third person

Tags   steampunk, imperialism, childhood

Relationships   family


Liberation

part 1 of Imperial LaGatta

A boy looks forward to his first sea voyage to the frontier, where he learns new habits.

Genre   fantasy

Style   third person

Tags   steampunk, imperialism, childhood

Relationships   family


Maneaters

Exiled lions find companionship with each other and eat some humans.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   500 creativity exercises, 2011-02

Relationships   friendship


Mistaken

FFVII. f!Vincent (genderbent) and Lucretia. For the prompt 'Betrayal - Lucrecia had just been using Vincent to get to Hojo.'

Genre   horror

Style   third person

Tags   betrayal, gender themes, supernatural, duty, 500 creativity exercises, genderbent, body horror, 2010-01

Relationships   f/f


No Tragedy Today

part 22 of Threshold

FFXII. Vossler, Balthier, Fran, Basch, and the kidlets. Vossler turns a riot's tide; rescue is as unexpected as it is welcomed.

Style   third person, present tense

Tags   class themes, violence, imperialism, parenthood, 2009-10

Relationships   family


Oh My Brother

Hugh of Montpellier does not know how to speak to his lover, back from the Crusades together, unsure how much remission truly covers.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   kink, class themes, sex, religious themes, soldiers, crusaders, 2008-06

Relationships   m/m


Out of Step

part 2 of Threshold

FFXII. Cidolphus and his wife. The day she leaves him behind.

Style   third person

Tags   exile, imperialism, breakup, 500 creativity exercises, 2010-06

Relationships   f/m


Pantomime

part 18 of Common People

On the sofa, their commentary faces forwards, as though the television is their audience, and their life is a kind of inverted pantomime.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   australian, suburban, 500 creativity exercises

Relationships   f/m


Persecute This, Van Helsing

'It's--It's really quite difficult, saying this out loud--Well, it's Dracula, you see. I have my suspicions--about what he is.'

Genre   satire

Style   third person, parody

Tags   undead, 500 creativity exercises

Relationships   m/m


Quest

FFXII. Montblanc and Krjn. The tentative beginnings of Clan Centurio.

Style   third person

Tags   imperialism, xeno, 2007-11

Relationships   partnership


Rhythm

FFXII. Ba'gamnan and Ffamran. Inexperience doesn't stop Ba'gamnan deducing this Hume is one of "those".

Style   third person

Tags   angst, betrayal, sex, xeno, 2008-06

Relationships   m/m


Roaches

Dragon Age II. In a lifetime of poverty Marian had never cohabited with cockroaches.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, exile, class themes, 2015-01

Relationships   family


Scant Heritage

part 23 of Common People

A home just isn't complete without Nazi memorabilia, one salesman says.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   australian, military, 2011-07

Relationships   f/m


Share House

Fenris and Dorian, contemporary AU. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, alienation, modern life

Relationships   m/m


Share House

Dragon Age Inquisition contemporary AU. Fenris, Dorian. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, alienation, modern life, 2015-01

Relationships   m/m


Soldiers

Professionals (CI5) / Rats of Tobruk (WW1). Doyle's just joined the army. Logically he knows the reasons why, but no one warned him about the culture shock. The loneliness is beginning to hurt, right up until the moment he falls into a reluctant conscript's arms and sweeps him off his feet. Of the 'men who get into a fist fight together suddenly become best friends forever' trope.

Style   third person

Tags   military, soldiers, hurt / comfort, 2011-01

Relationships   m/m, friendship


Solution

part 21 of Common People

Flicking between trite morning offerings, they come across a show listing in an astoundingly compressed point form (that is, under five criteria per side) the reasons why marriages succeed or fail.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   modern life

Relationships   family


Stay

Dragon Age II. Fenris and Anders met before Hawke introduced them.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   class themes, hurt / comfort, 2013-09


Tastes Like Ashes

Dragon Age II. Fenris chainsmokes; your lungs are changed forever from your first.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, violence, imperialism, slavery, 2013-06


Temperance

Dragon Age II. Hawke and Fenris. Fenris is ready to go looking for a violent sexual distraction. Hawke finds him first.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   kink, sex, hurt / comfort, 2012-10

Relationships   m/m


Tender

part 9 of Threshold

FFXII. Egg filled bug bites in Rabanstre's sewers. A competent Vossler turns Ashelia on; an Ashe who needs his help turns Vossler on.

Style   third person, present tense

Tags   kink, angst, age difference, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, 2012-03

Relationships   f/m


The Arlathan Android

Dragon Age II AU - concept sketch. Fenris and Merrill, where the mysterious lost power of Arthalan is high powered biotechnology.

Genre   science fiction, romance

Style   third person

Tags   500 creativity exercises, 2014-04

Relationships   f/m


The Crazy Part

Dragon Age Origins. Kallian leaves Zevran behind at the final battle. When he finds out why, he is unspeakably angry.

Genre   romance

Style   third person

Tags   betrayal, violence, 2012-05

Relationships   f/m


The Elf with the Empty Victory

Dragon Age Origins. Warden-Commander Kallian Tabris prepares to sneak away in the night, has random goodbye sex with Anders. Anders has no idea what's going on.

Genre   fantasy, realistic

Style   third person

Tags   sex, alienation, 2012-05

Relationships   f/m


The Immortal

When immortals go mad. Mind as cityscape.

Genre   fantasy

Style   third person

Tags   undead, supernatural, alienation


The Phoenix Gate

Dragon Age II / Court of the Lion fusion (in flavour rather than literally). Sebastian loses faith. Fenris re-establishes it, along with the foundations of an empire. Written pre-Inquisition.

Genre   drama

Style   third person

Tags   2013-01

Relationships   friendship


The Weasel

Dragon Age II / Patrick White's "The Aunt" pastiche. Where Gamlen also loved the dashing apostate Malcolm.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   aging, depression, alienation, UST, 2013-04

Relationships   family


There Are Secrets To Give

FFVII. Vincent, Lucrecia, Hojo. Vincent loves them both, but they both love their work more. Therefore he shall make himself their work.

Genre   horror

Style   third person

Tags   kink, fantasies, body horror, 2012-03

Relationships   multi


Transplant

Hard-pressed to admit affection for anything, He liked this job specifically for the conversational opportunities, having pretensions above those of His friends (He did strive to keep Himself the largest fish in His social pond).

Genre   satire

Style   third person

Tags   gender themes, age difference, modern life, 500 creativity exercises


Unconditional

part 5 of Imperial LaGatta

Miserable while witnessing his nation's surrender, a Diviny honour guard finds a LaGattan soldier with the strength to make him submit, and the skill to make him enjoy it.

Genre   fantasy, slash

Style   third person

Tags   kink, angst, sex, imperialism, wrestlers, soldiers, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, 2009-11

Relationships   m/m


Unsubtle

Dragon Age Inquisition. Dorian, Cullen and Hawke. A drabble of sorts.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   exile, class themes, duty, soldiers, 2015-01


Who Needs Eden?

part 16 of Common People

If with no consideration for the fate of ferns.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   australian, infidelity, 2010-11

Relationships   f/m, family


Within and Without

part 6 of Common People

Her mother could not find a photographer. No one sits at the bridal table. Beloved's friends are not by her side.

Genre   realistic

Style   sketch, third person

Tags   australian, consent issues, 500 creativity exercises, alcohol

Relationships   family


Worlds, Oysters, Pearls, and a Grain of Sand

part 8 of Threshold

FFXII. Balthier and Cid. Unexpectedly, Cidolphus finds his runaway son.

Style   third person, present tense, stream of consciousness

Tags   angst, violence, alienation, parenthood, coming of age, 2009-01

Relationships   family