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Bubble Gum #25, Licorice #15, Plum #14

Author: winebabe
Title: Lost So Easily
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: R (language, talk of drug use)
Flavor(s): Bubble Gum #25: debt; Licorice #15: the cupboard was bare; Plum #14: top shelf
Word Count: 2,040
Summary: 2020, continuing on from Our Folks are Damaged Goods. Devyn does appear, but not as her knight in shining armor.
Notes: Mona Lively, Devyn Lively. (Random inspiration is the only reason this piece exists. I hope to get back into writing soon--and caught up on reading others' recent works!)

"You can be so much better than me."Collapse )

Bubblegum #29, Fig #5

Author: winebabe
Title: Our Folks are Damaged Goods
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: R (language, not-too-graphic depiction of death)
Flavor(s): Bubblegum #29: robbed; Fig #5: The River Styx
Word Count: 1,838
Summary: 2020. October 12, 2020 is Mona's last day as a child.
Notes: Mona Lively, Devyn Lively, Cassandra Lively. (This might ring a bell if you read my Kingdom of Second Chances miniseries.)

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Title: When the Clock Strikes Twelve
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Prune #29 (I’ll get you for this), Cookies & Cream #15 (throw)
Toppings/Extras: None.
Rating: PG
Word Count: 3486
Notes: May 1950; Edward Iveson/Julia Graves, Diana Foyle, Stephen Foyle.
Summary: Sometimes Julia wishes Edward would approach birthdays like a normal person.

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The Visit (Part 2)

I know, I know--it has been awhile. I finally am posting a part 2
and I am presently working on Part 3. There is one more story in the
My King series. I also have another series in the works.


Author: skybirdday
Title: The Visit (Part 2)


Rating: PG

Challenges: Chocolate #17 - freedom; Chocolate #18 - confinement)

Summary: A feast in honor of Athena and Daisuke and a little secret.



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Cinnamon Raisin #14, Strawberry Banana #13

Author: winebabe
Title: The New Wolves Await
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: PG
Flavor(s): Cinnamon Raisin #14: many a true word is spoken in jest; Strawberry Banana #13: in a foul mood
Word Count: 3,495
Summary: 2026. Genevieve is good at running, and Devyn has his parents for an example.
Notes: Genevieve Kessler-Downing/Devyn Lively. (Finally a piece with Genevieve and Devyn together in canon.)

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Title: Den of Thieves
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Rocky Road #10 (bar), Cookies & Cream #7 (chase)
Toppings/Extras: Butterscotch + Rainbow Sprinkles
Rating: All ages
Word Count: 2647
Notes: 1912; Harold Graves, Hanne Beck, Lionel Graves, Rudolf Beck.
Summary: It wasn’t the sort of place Harold had expected to find Miss Beck…

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Poached Pear #14, Sangria #30

Author: winebabe
Title: I Would Do Anything
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: PG-13 (vague mentions of drug use)
Flavor(s): Poached Pear #14: dazed & confused; Sangria #30: nothing happens unless first a dream
Word Count: 2,439
Summary: 2026. Jo doesn't know what it's like to live life above the underground, and Adelina is sparkling and pristine.
Notes: Johanna Montemayor/Adelina Garland, Isidro Montemayor. (My return-debut is all about exploring some minor characters. Fun!)

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Hey Y'all - Intro Post Time!

Hey everyone! I'm so excited to be here. I'm normally on tumblr, but I joined LJ just for this community. I'm so geeked to read other people's works, and to enjoy playing with my own. My current universe is the Swept Away 'verse, based on a Camp NaNoWriMo novel I finished in July. I was so sad for the book to end, because I'd fallen in love with the characters and universe, but my wife reminded me that I could always go back and write other stories in it. And here I am!

[More About Me]

My current canon will follow the main characters at the end of the paranormal bi/pan/lesbian matchmaking reality show that was the plot of the Swept Away novel, and the adventures and whacky situations that they get themselves into now that they show is behind them.

A little about me: I'm 29, female, queer, married, and a huge MCU and HP fan. :)

Looking foward to meeting y'all, and writing with you!

(Also, mods, can I get zombieanna as my username tag please?)

White Chocolate 29 [Divide and Rule]

Title: Feathers
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): White Chocolate #29 (levity)
Toppings/Extras: Gummy Bunnies (also for hc_bingo square “unwanted transformation”).
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 1413
Notes: May 1952; Edward Iveson/Julia Graves, Caroline Sheldon. (Terrible fluff and nonsense I ought to be ashamed of. Warning for mentions of pregnancy.)
Summary: Edward is unreasonably reasonable, and Julia is a duck.

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Lemon-Lime Sorbet 10 [Divide and Rule]

Title: Even the Bad Times Are Good
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Lemon-Lime Sorbet #10 (what you do to me)
Toppings/Extras: Chopped Nuts + Brownie
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 10,491
Notes: 1960s AU; Edward Iveson/Julia Graves, Christy Graves. (I am still working my way through these Lemon-Lime Edward/Julia AUs, & every time I begin one I promise myself it will be short, but it never is, even when they’re this frivolous.)
Summary: In which dating is complicated, Edward can’t stand modern music, and Julia can’t stand Edward’s clothes.

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Fudge Ripple #16, Plum #9

Author: winebabe
Title: Raw
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: PG-13
Flavor(s): Fudge Ripple #16: suspicion; Plum #9: outside the box
Word Count: 784
Summary: 2025. Devyn gets a dose of reality.
Notes: Devyn Lively. (Small piece amidst my NaNoWriMo panicking. Writing is hard!)

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nutmeg #6: at the tone

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: Texts from Juárez
'Verse: Nagekawashii; Lap Dog
Challenge: Nutmeg 6. at the tone
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 789
Rating: PG-13
A/N: high school AU.

He paused, and then added, "What the fuck, Lavender, where are you, I need to get out of American history class."Collapse )

Blue Raspberry #24, Licorice #16

Author: winebabe
Title: Hopeless Case
Story: The Gemini Occurrence
Rating: PG-13 (adultery, vague mentions of abuse)
Flavor(s): Blue Raspberry #24: lost in translation; Licorice #16: put your whole self in
Word Count: 7,191
Summary: 2019. Jude offers her one small sliver of freedom, and God, how Genevieve takes it.
Notes: Genevieve Kessler-Downing, Jude Downing, Adelina Garland, Jay Greer, Gabriel Ayres. (I'm getting ready for NaNoWriMo and I got a little deep into Genevieve's problematic youth.)

"I want you to come home the Genevieve I married."Collapse )

rocky road #5: bedroom

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: as winter melts in the sun
'Verse: Nagekawashii; Lap Dog
Challenge: Rocky Road 5. bedroom
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 1497
Rating: R (particular mention that this is a couple with a significant age gap)
A/N: directly post-epilogue.

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Title: Out of Your Tree
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Flavour of the Day 19/10/16 (harum-scarum)
Toppings/Extras: Whipped Cream
Rating: All ages
Word Count: 1266
Notes: September 1928; Edward Iveson, Christy Graves. (Edward & Christy having to contend with each other in AUs is always fun, and it occurred to me that there was at least some leeway for the odd moment between them in canon, too.)
Summary: Edward gets his first run-in with a troublesome member of the Graves family.

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Title: Friendly Visit
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Rocky Road #1 (big city), Prune #15 (that’s what they all say), Cookies & Cream #21 (offer).
Toppings/Extras: Butterscotch + Rainbow Sprinkles
Rating: All ages.
Word Count: 1,184
Notes: 1870; Eleanor Randall Stephenson, Jack Iveson. (Edward’s paternal grandparents’ first meeting – don’t mind me, I’ve just vanished into the backstory again.)
Summary: Eleanor has an unexpected visitor with a confusing offer to make.

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nutmeg #27: the magic word(s)

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: Layers (Irrational)
'Verse: Nagekawashii; BTS
Challenge: Nutmeg: 27. the magic word(s)
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 956
Rating: PG-13
A/N: OCD is the hardest thing to explain. also: the drug mal is taking here is risperidone; the brand of OCD he has is called pure-o (purely obsessive). and in my humble opinion, it is the worst.

But he wasn"t seeing things. Just in his mind, and always only the absolute worst things.Collapse )
Author: winebabe
Title: Tell Me the Way to Redemption's Door
Story: The Gemini Occurrence (Kingdom of Second Chances #8--the final piece)
Rating: R (language, violence, depictions of death/blood/etc)
Flavor(s): Carrot Cake #2: breathe; Caramel Crunch #15: I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse; Cinnamon Raisin #2: empty vessels make the most noise
Topping(s): Caramel, Sprinkles.
Word Count: 3,980
Summary: November, Week 3, 2028. Mona leaves New York City, and the detectives, behind.
Notes: Mona Lively, Detective Katharine Chastain, Detective Noel Reyes, Detective Leah Grant, Detective Frankie Moeller, ADA Laurent Marion, Devyn Lively, Genevieve Kessler.

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Sangria 7, Peach 2 [Divide and Rule]

Title: betrayal is a cancer (let it eat your soul)
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Peach #2 (the moment you’ve been waiting for); Sangria #7 (They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm)
Toppings/Extras: Gummy Bunnies (also for hc_bingo square “atonement”).
Rating: Teen/Mature
Word Count: 2445
Notes: (1924, 1935, 1942, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1958), 1961; Edward Iveson, Julia Graves, Emily Iveson, Elizabeth Iveson, Marie Werner, Amyas Harding. (References to suicide, suicidal ideation. I’m sorry, revisiting this yet again, but I think this fills in a lot of stuff I’m not sure was clear before.)
Summary: Edward Iveson, and betrayal.

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Chocolate #7, Blueberry Yogurt #12

Author: winebabe
Title: Verbrennen
Story: The Gemini Occurrence (Kingdom of Second Chances #7)
Rating: R (language, violence)
Flavor(s): Chocolate #7: regret; Blueberry Yogurt #12: chain reaction
Topping(s): Caramel, Sprinkles
Word Count: 5,970
Summary: November, Week 3, 2028. On Monday, Mona brings Leah and Frankie to Mario--and everything goes to hell.
Notes: Mona Lively, Mario Pierce, Detective Katharine Chastain, Detective Noel Reyes, Detective Leah Grant, Detective Frankie Moeller, ADA Laurent Marion. (Well, this is...dramatic, to say the least.)

"I want to see your face when I pull the trigger."Collapse )

rum raisin #14: benefactor

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: Mamry
'Verse: Nagekawashii; Lap Dog
Challenge: Rum Raisin 14. benefactor
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 1870
Rating: obligatory child prostitution R. also this is fucking grim.
A/N: Kitsune no yomein (the fox's wedding) refers to the Japanese saying about sunshowers: The kitsune (fox-spirits) are marrying. Nishikyo-ku is a ward in Kyoto. Uh, Arcadia is a suburb in LA. Aaand I think that's all. Oh wait, komorebi is the Japanese word for sunlight filtering thru tree-leaves. And now you know.

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rum raisin #3: sister

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: don't you love the way i drag you down?
'Verse: Nagekawashii; MeYu
Challenge: Rum Raisin 3. sister
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 1273
Rating: R
A/N: N/A

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Sangria 10, Prune 8 [Divide and Rule]

Title: Above Suspicion
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Sangria #10 (We know that the tail must wag the dog, for the horse is drawn by the cart), Prune #8 (you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours)
Toppings/Extras: None.
Rating: PG
Word Count: 2928
Notes: 1957; Edward Iveson, Julia Graves. (This was something I wrote quite a while back, but it wound up altered by a piece currently in process, so the ending’s more random, but Edward’s original bluffing tactics at the end got scuppered in the process.) (ETA: Just deleted a flavour prompt, because it was used in error. I am months behind in typing things up & got confused by my own scribbled notes, sorry. Can a mod please remove the tag? Thanks!)
Summary: Edward’s been appointed Foreign Secretary but he’s got to quash some backroom dealing before he can take up the post…

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Cherry Chocolate Chip 16 // Nantes

Author: Olram
Challenge: Cherry Chocolate Chip [16 // shame]
Extras: Brownie
Word Count: 8.445
Rating: PG-13
Story: Post-Companion//The Directory
A/N: So...uh...hello again? Er, anyway. This comes right after the last piece I posted ages ago, Take A Gamble. Basically a sentimental deus ex machina (literally?) piece about CATHOLIC GUILT CATHOLIC GUILT CATHOLIC GUILT and also Gen not being able to into people. So sentimental. So...blargh. Anyway, it also involves more of Mirk's heinous clothes, so, yay?

Dude, I really hope you don"t move plan on moving that painting into Gen"s room. I think he"d probably burn it within the hour. Too creepy even for him.Collapse )

Candied Pear #21, Lemon-Lime Sorbet #11

Author: winebabe
Title: Far from Home
Story: The Gemini Occurrence (Kingdom of Second Chances #6)
Rating: PG-13 (Depictions of death.)
Flavor(s): Candied Pear #21: topsy turvy; Lemon-Lime Sorbet #11: a night to remember
Topping(s): Caramel, Sprinkles
Word Count: 3,729
Summary: November, Week 2, 2028. "Thank God it's Friday" doesn't really apply in New York City.
Notes: Mona Lively, Mario Pierce, Detective Leah Grant, Detective Katharine Chastain, Detective Noel Reyes, ADA Laurent Marion, Detective Franklin Moeller.

Cause of death: suffocation.Collapse )

rocky road #6

Author: Marika Kailaya
Title: the best of me left hours ago
'Verse: Nagekawashii; LD
Challenge: Rocky Road: 6. kitchen
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Wordcount: 624
Rating: R
A/N: directly (like, 3 hours) after LD.

Already the visage of Ijirashii Sawahata was fading from its once-permanent place of haunting behind his eyelids.Collapse )

Pomelo #3

Author's Note: It's been a thousand years and also at this point I don't even know the plot, half the characters you saw got ditched, I'm just throwing my OCs at the epic fantasy board and seeing what happens. One of the characters I've written about previously no longer exists! Maybe.

Also I lost the document where I stored my flavors. So that happened. This is later in the story.

Title: you don't seem to understand

Rating: T(two characters are in bed together and they had sex before this but the story doesn't touch on it)

Prompts: Pomelo 3(there is a thin line between love and hate)

Characters: Pani, Princess Gwenlyn Khair

Word Count: 376

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Mango #17, Marshmallow #7

Author: winebabe
Title: Entangled
Story: The Gemini Occurrence (Kingdom of Second Chances #5)
Rating: PG-13
Flavor(s): Mango #17: playing favorites; Marshmallow #7: bellyache
Topping(s): Caramel, Sprinkles
Word Count: 2248
Summary: November, Week 2, 2028. Nerves are getting the better of a lot of the people involved.
Notes: Mona Lively, Detective Katharine Chastain, Detective Leah Grant, Detective Noel Reyes, ADA Laurent Marion.

"I think she does need someone to hold her hand through all of this."Collapse )

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