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Expresses actions or states at the time of speaking.


A Fragment of Memory

part 3 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Hojo; on his employer.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, 2010-01


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


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


Atonement

part 23 of Threshold

FFXII. The beginning of the end. Ivalice changes; the trouble with time is that every passing year devalues itself as currency.

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   dystopia, angst, aging, duty, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-10

Relationships   partnership, f/m, friendship, family


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


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


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


Impossible Monsters

part 2 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Scarlet and Hojo take their poisons to heart. Set early in Sephiroth's youth, a premise for Sister Ray's naming and Deepground's origin.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, drugs, alcohol, 2010-06


It's a Beach

part 7 of Genetic Imperialism

For the prompt: Junon and why it matters to Reeve in ways Reeve would not admit.

Genre   satire

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, 2010-06


Janitor

part 1 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Rookie Vincent, on his own. A day in the life of.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, spies, supernatural, 2010-06


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


Not Quite the Uncanny Valley

part 5 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Reeve makes robots for the sake of his sanity.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense, stream of consciousness

Tags   dystopia, fantasies, 2011-06


Sacred

part 4 of Genetic Imperialism

FFVII. Tseng and Vincent on Aerith. Hundreds of churches and hundreds of gods.

Genre   science fiction

Style   present tense

Tags   dystopia, supernatural, 2010-06


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 Joy of Everything Else

Dragon Age II, Fenris has a child AU. Fenris brings his daughter with him when he flees from Minrathous.

Style   first person, present tense

Tags   childhood, slavery, 2012-10

Relationships   family


Trust

part 21 of Threshold

FFXII, Balthier and Fran. Do we call this kidfic?

Genre   romance

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, aging, 500 creativity exercises, parenthood, 2009-06

Relationships   f/m, 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