athousandwinds: (princess tutu dance)
Good Girls Don't
Princess Tutu, Rue/Mytho, guilt.
Rated NC-17.

( Good Girls Don't )
athousandwinds: (happy ending)
i. Quick question: does anyone know where Cain from Count Cain is actually earl of? IIRC, he just gets called "Earl Hargreaves", which, while understandable, makes no sense. He should be Cain C. Hargreaves, Earl of ______. (And while we're at it, does anyone know what the C. stands for? I'm almost certain Kaori Yuki mentions it in one of the sidenotes.)

ii. In other news, I wrote Coriolanus fic for the [livejournal.com profile] ides_of_april ficathon, which is for the Greek and Roman plays. Proud of This Pride, Coriolanus/Aufidius, 12. (A triptych depicting a proud man.)

iii. More importantly, I got wonderful fic written for me! ...my brother Cassius is by [livejournal.com profile] casablancagirl and is a lovely, mind-screwy Brutus fic. The prose is gorgeous and evocative and it's a beautiful glimpse into the Brutus/Cassius relationship, with all its subtext and manipulativeness and seeming closeness.

iv. Also, I feel I should rec Dreaming Spires, because it is Brutus and Cassius as OXFORD DONS and you know that sort of thing can't be bad.

v. And this Titus Andronicus HIGH SCHOOL AU, Fourth Quarter Comeback (by [livejournal.com profile] the_alchemist) because. you understand. it's like that one version of Othello with Josh Hartnett in it. It should be wrong, but then you have Parents Against Goths ("I'm so goth I was born black") and it ends up awesome.

So bored!

Mar. 27th, 2009 12:56 am
athousandwinds: (ta-ra-ra boom-de-ay)
Okay, so you know how sometimes when you're really busy and you want to do a zillion things at once just so that the thing you want to do gets done?

So.

GIMME DRABBLE PROMPTS.

Sweeney Todd, DWJ, early Kuroshitsuji, Count Cain, Witch Hunter Robin, Watchmen, Shakespeare, L. M. Montgomery, Murdoch Mysteries, Maurice, you know, anything you think I might write.

Please?
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So I'm up to episode 8 of Kuroshitsuji and wow, it's really very creepy. And add me to the list of people who fell wildly in love with Sebastian at first sight. On the other hand, spoilers for the Jack the Ripper arc )

And now I'm getting back into Count Cain, which is equally problematic but with a greater degree of crack.

I'm kind of bored. Anyone want a drabble?
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First line meme! Post the first line from all of your WiPs.

"The Bartons were welcoming, as Hilliard had been told they would be, though their eyes sometimes flickered over Hilliard's stripes and then up to his face as if they expected to see another – they did, of course."
- mostly involving Hilliard wandering round the Bartons' house being confused by all these well-adjusted people.

"Curio woke in – not darkness, exactly, but light blurred and dimmed in his vision, blotching purple and green as he blinked."
- five times Curio and Francisco quarrelled, part one of something which will probably never see the light of day.

"i. love suffereth long, and is kind"
- Richard/Alec, drabbles to the tune of I Corinthians 13, at which they fail.

"Haven't we met, you're some kind of beautiful stranger…"
- involving AU!Superhero!Noldor, Fingon apparently liking Madonna, don't ask

"I’ll never forget the day that bastard walked into my office."
- Noir!Elves AU, with Haleth as a hard-boiled PI investigating the theft of three priceless diamonds from a mob family, the Finwions.

"It was a pleasant domestic scene, such as might be found in any household on Kearny's Lane."
- Johanna manipulating the fuck out of Anthony. "I'll get some lye", indeed.

"She was so young in those days, a lovely little slip of a thing."
- this one about Mrs Lovett having an abortion

"His mother took one look at Johanna, wrapped up in a black shawl he'd bought from a pedlar on the road, and tutted."
- part of a potentially longer fic where Anthony tries to come to terms with the fact that his shiny new princess is irredeemably fucked-up.

"It is an assured fact that most English (or indeed, to give Moriarty and O'Hara their due, Irish) schoolboys will work hard, love honour and boxing, and above all, play the game."
- PG Wodehouse's school stories, which was a gift for someone. Never really worked out.

"Their hotel room in Pisa has a balcony and costs twice as much for that very reason."
- an Amon/Robin travelogue, post-series.

"The sights I could show thee, O sailor far from home
Who hath cross'd the blue sea in but a coracle."
- Medea/Jason scrapbook fic, part of which I'm trying to write in hexameter (as above), but I can't even face dactylic hexameter.

"“I don’t think I like myself any more,” he said in a faraway voice, so young and trembling like the aftermath of a storm."
- Nine meets Ovid, post-Time War.

""The TARDIS threw me out," the Doctor said mournfully, his hand on the doorbell."
- a weird Ten/Martha fic

"Thirty-three seconds ago, Donna was screaming for help."
- what time means to the Doctor.
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[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: I am a conspiracy theorist. Kit Marlowe was too awesome to die.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: Definitely!
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: and if he DID he was totally murdered
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: Elizabethan conspiracy!
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: :DDD
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: We need to write a book about how Marlowe survived his murder and went around solving crimes.
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: No, wait! Ben Jonson and Shakespeare solve crimes; Marlowe haunts them and gives snarky commentary!
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: oh my god yes!
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: and and idk how but there is OT3.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: Ghost OT3
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: And Jonson is always trying to get the Rose Theatre shut down and stuff, but he can never get the evidence.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: :D!
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: And the first case is totally a set-up by Marlowe to get Thomas Kyd killed.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: :D :D :D
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: And at one point, Shakespeare asks why Marlowe is still hanging around and Marlowe replies with, I don't know, to be or not to be.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: ......
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: oh my god I love you
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: and shakespeare and marlowe are in ~love~
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: Only it is a love marked by much artistic plagiarism, because Marlowe keeps trying to write poetry and Shakespeare keeps nicking it. Just to be all meta.
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: yes! and jonson just sits back and laughs at them
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: and secretly steals all their best ideas when they're not paying attention
[livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds: And Marlowe keeps going OT3~ at him, and Jonson is just like, WTFno, I am not crazy like you and Will (because Shakespeare had to be a little bit crazy to be a genius).
[livejournal.com profile] just_marzipan: (definitely!)

Have Done With Woes )
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Carrying the Bat
by [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Christopher/Millie, Chrestomanci  |  ~1800 words
"To carry the bat: an opener who is not out at the end of the innings is said to have done this."

Millie is trying to deal with a petitioner. Christopher isn't in the mood.

the Englishman at his best )
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The Three Companions of Beauty
by [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Johanna, implied Turpin/Johanna, Beadle/Johanna and Anthony/Johanna.
Title from a Victorian toast: "The three companions of beauty; modesty, love and constancy."

the three companions of beauty
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The New Adventures of Supertemp
by [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Donna Noble, post-Journey's End

"You're wonderful," he says. "You're special. You don't believe me, but it's true. You're Donna Noble."

The New Adventures of Supertemp )
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The Cadmeian Cycle
by [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds. Written for [livejournal.com profile] iambic5 at [livejournal.com profile] pornandkittens.
Zeus/Semele, Artemis/Actaeon, Dionysus/Pentheus. Rated 18.

Those whom the gods favour die young. The House of Cadmus enjoys an unusual amount of favour from the gods.

The Cadmeian Cycle )
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Title: Coping Mechanisms
Day/Theme: 1st July: "____ is the sign of a stable mind"
Series: Fruits Basket
Character/Pairing: Hatori, Ayame
Rating: G

coping mechanisms )
athousandwinds: (icon by hyel)
Birthday fic for Jessat Blue. I hope you like it. :)

His Acts Being Seven Ages
The Silmarillion/The Sandman. 4000 words.
Maedhros vs. the Endless. The Endless win.

this strange eventful history )
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Things which have pleased me today:

Sontar-HA! (I've been doing the Sontaran haka all day. It's addictive.);

I've finished the fic I was writing and I don't hate it;

BRIAN BLESSED was on my favourite telly programme last night and will be on it again today;

Sontar-HA!

Five Things Toby Wished He Didn't Remember
Sweeney Todd, Toby.
580 words. Section titles from the musical Les Misérables.

five things toby wished he didn't remember )
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Five Things Anne Never Imagined
Anne of Green Gables
870 words. Anne/Diana, Anne/Roy, Anne/Gilbert.

five things anne never imagined )
athousandwinds: (icon by hyel)
I can't believe I waffled around and got writer's block on this for a year, and then finished it in one night. It's not even all that long.

Title: Claim To Be A Wise Man
Author: [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Fandom: Witch Hunter Robin
Character/Pairing: Nagira, Amon, Robin. Mostly gen.
Summary: Nagira has his work cut out for him. Set somewhere between Episodes 15 and 23.

lay your weary head to rest/don't you cry no more )
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Title: Two Lives In Shadow, Not Pictured
Author: [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Day: 10th February 2008: "And are forever damned with Lucifer"
Fandom: Sweeney Todd
Character/Pairing: Johanna, Anthony
Rating: PG
Summary: Gossip, fear and tabloid journalism. Three elements which are non-conducive to a happy married life.

( two lives in shadow, not pictured )
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Title: A Fine and Private Hell #4: Sailing, Sailing, Over the Bounding Main
Author: [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Day: 6th February 2008: "The justice of my quarrel"
Fandom: Sweeney Todd
Character/Pairing: Benjamin Barker
Rating: PG
Summary: And Benjamin will find his way home again by candlelight, or be damned.
part i: lucy locket lost her pocket
part ii: what little girls are made of
part iii: kissed the girls and made them cry

( iv. sailing, sailing, over the bounding main )
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Title: A Fine and Private Hell #3: Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry
Author: [livejournal.com profile] athousandwinds
Day: 5th February 2008: "And hold there is no sin but ignorance"
Fandom: Sweeney Todd
Character/Pairing: Judge Turpin
Rating: R
Summary: The Maid of Orléans is the Whore of Babylon. Nevertheless, the judge is the one burning.
part i: lucy locket lost her pocket
part ii: what little girls are made of

( iii. kissed the girls and made them cry )

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