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Chocolate Chili 9 - Yearning

Author: typeroftales
Challenge: Chocolate Chili #9 - Yearning
Rating: G
Summary: Imagine you can do magic, but its performance exacts a price. Imagine wanting to reach out a hand to the world you have pushed away out of necessity, fearing for your sanity. Imagine having friends so steadfast that you are able to carry on. Imagine becoming a teacher by circumstance, in absentia, and wanting to be good at it. Nicholas lives in such a world.

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Icebreaker - Melanie aka typeroftales

Hi, hello,

Well, look at that, I've characteristically managed to procrastinate actually wring something again. This is me taking another step away from that. I've done a bit of reading and commenting here, and will continue to do so, but I really have to take the plunge and pick a challenge/prompt.Read more...Collapse )

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Vanilla Custard 12

Author: rustydragonfly
Challenge: Vanilla Custard 12 (Because we're grown-ups now, and it's our turn to decide what that means.)
Toppings: chopped nuts
Wordcount: 238
Rating: all ages
Story: Manifestations (Real World AU)
Summary: A moment of domesticity.
Notes: Too hot for intelligent commentary right now. But look! RWAU fluff! Because domestic Dhaymin is too cute.

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Author: Americanamelie
Challenge: Pistachio 1 (meeting) wintergreen 8 (like there's no tomorrow) Cherry chocolate chip 13 (cheer)
Word: 817
Rating: PG
Story: Queens from Queens
Summary: Emiliana has jumped at the opportunity to rent a friend's room in Queens, NYC. This is her last day at work in SC.
notes:

Hi everybody! This LJ has interested me for a while. I have just recently joined and would like to share the possible start to my story with you. It will introduce you all to the plot of my story and a couple of the MC. I'm always second guessing myself so I'm already thinking of a different start to my story using another perspective!! I'm usually a journal writer, i'm not used to third person or working in past tense, so please tell me if you notice something fishy! Hope I've done this right, it's been years since I posted to am LJ community, so apologies in advance for anything i do wrong :O

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Rum Raisin. Chopped Nuts. [Resurrected]

AUTHOR: Shrimp
CHALLENGE: Rum Raisin 8. friend; chopped nuts
WORD COUNT: 2456
RATING: PG-13
NOTES: Here. Have some gay AU because it seemed appropriate.

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Gingerbread 29

Author: rustydragonfly
Challenge: Gingerbread 29 (beauty and the beast)
Toppings: sprinkles
Extras: banana
Rating: all ages
Story: Manifestations
Summary: Home is... Sia Marhu.
Notes: Cute silliness with the Sia Marhu boys. Today just seemed right!

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Angel Food. Whipped Cream. [Resurrected]

AUTHOR: Shrimp
CHALLENGE: Angel Food 5. honor thy father and mother; whipped cream
WORD COUNT: 876
RATING: PG
NOTES: I'm trying to do summer challenges so... let's see how this goes. Have some young Reynard!

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Kumquat #11

Rating: PG
Flavors: Kumquat #11 (no two snowflakes are the same )
Extras/Toppings: --

Word count: 238
Project: Tachycardia
Notes: Slight time-skip;  third year in uni for the duo. Mainly just a fun quickwrite. On a side note, recently rediscovered Chon's Newborn Sun and a band called Stolas. I think I've fallen in love with an album again.

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The Stars Freckle the Sky

Title:【 The Stars Freckle the Sky 】
Author: NIL » allseeingusagi
Story: Project Airhead
Flavor(s): Chocolate 8 » appreciation | Banana Cream 19 » melt | Pistachio 14 » the night before
Toppings/Extras: N/A
Rating: E for Everyone
Word Count: 411

Notes: My friends! I am not dead, but I am not well either! It feels good to write about these two again, but I really wish that I had more… everything to dedicate towards them. I can't wait for this month to just be over.


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Gingerbread 22

Author: rustydragonfly
Challenge: Gingerbread 22 (just right)
Toppings: sprinkles
Wordcount: 363
Rating: teen and up
Story: Manifestations (Arc 14)
Summary: Tilreve ponders over his story.
Notes: Arc 14 finally draws to a close! 15 will begin soon enough, and we'll be back with the MCs. But for now, it's been fun to look at things from the point of view of everyday people... or as everyday as you can get in a place like Sia Marhu, anyway. Hope you enjoyed the diversion.

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Lemon Chiffon 7 // Family Ties

Author: Olram
Challenge: Lemon Chiffon [7 // your eyes]
Extras: Pocky Chain + Rainbow Sprinkles
Word Count: 1.500
Rating: PG-13
Story: Pre-Anthem//The Directory
A/N: Somehow I managed to yark up a pocky chain for the summer challenge. Yay? Behold: the beginnings of Julia. Sorta. I think this piece is funnier if you know the story behind some of the references in it, but I guess it's okay as it is too. Also, now I'm going to have this damn song stuck in my head all day. T___T

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Lemon Lime Sorbet. Caramel. (Resurrected)

AUTHOR: Shrimp
CHALLENGE: Lemon-Lime 12: stolen moments; caramel
WORD COUNT: 1,252
RATING: PG
NOTES: Ugh, school has been making it impossible for me to get any writing done. But this was nagging me so I had to get it out. Hopefully now that it's summer I can make a triumphant return... This is in the caramel plot line I had a few pieces in. Reynard really just never catches a break.

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Passionfruit 24, Prune 7 [Divide and Rule]

Title: These Foolish Things
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Passionfruit #24 (I am part of all that I have met), Prune #7 (somebody stop me)
Toppings/Extras: Pocky Chain
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 700 (7 x 100 words, at least according to MS Word)
Notes: 1924-1960; Edward Iveson, Elizabeth Iveson, Caroline Sheldon, Daisy Long, Marie Werner, Peggy Venn, Julia Graves, Emily Iveson. (Warnings for passing references to abandonment, divorce, death, infidelity, suicide.) Pocky Chain for the summer challenge. (I meant to post some other pieces first, but I need to stop tweaking these drabbles now!)
Summary: Edward Iveson and the women in his life.

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Kumquat #10

Rating: PG
Flavors: Kumquat #10 (the world is my oyster)
Extras/Toppings: --

Word count: 355
Project: Tachycardia
Notes: Quickwrite. Exam scores are always such a mystery until you get them back. Also, haven't a clue as to what I'll write for the next prompt.

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Kumquat #9

Rating: PG/PG-13 (for some language)
Flavors: Kumquat #9 (give me a break)
Extras/Toppings: --

Word count: 1,306
Project: Tachycardia
Notes: Alive and graduated from university myself. A little sad/happy/scared at the same time to be done with school. Still sticking with the Kumquat. In honor of the terrible things that are exams, this one's on Cody studying for his first uni midterm. Turned out a lot longer than I originally thought.

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Candy Bar Crunch 2 // One by One

Author: Olram
Challenge: Candy Bar Crunch [2 // saving face]
Extras: Malt [st. patrick's day prompt // both your friend and your enemy think you will never die]
Word Count: 3.020
Rating: PG-13
Story: Post-Like Blood from the Beloved //The Directory
A/N: Malt for the summer challenge! I'm finding it hard to pin down the exact numerical year where this takes place, but basically it's a year or so after the Christmas story. I really should come up with different names for all these stories, but I dunno whether this generation of characters is going to get their own "book" or not. Maybe? Anyway. Sorry if my giant timeline confuses anyone.

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Title: House/Home
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide & Rule)
Flavor(s): Passionfruit #21 (Once I spoke the language of the flowers), Papaya #30 (are you thinking what I’m thinking?)
Toppings/Extras: Gummy Bunny (500themes: #193 Calling you home) + Brownie + Malt – Birthday prompt ("Experience suggests it doesn't matter so much how you got here, as what you do after you arrive." - roisin_farrell).
Rating: PG/Teen
Word Count: 8410
Notes: Jul-Sept 1949; Julia Graves/Edward Iveson, Amyas Harding. (I got carried away with all the flowers – this wasn’t supposed to be long! /o\ Gummy Bunny for the Summer Challenge.)
Summary: Julia and Edward begin their marriage of inconvenience.

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Gingerbread 11

Author: rustydragonfly
Challenge: Gingerbread 11 (magic mirror)
Wordcount: 2531
Rating: teen and up
Story: Manifestations (Arc 14)
Summary: It's not over 'til it's over!
Notes: Look what's nearly done! Arc 14's nearly done! And here's one last hurrah for the Sia Marhu boys. You've been great.

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Title: Recommendation
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution
Flavor(s): Coffee #6 (jewel), Papaya #20 (you remind me of someone), Chocolate #10 (awe)
Toppings/Extras: Malt (PFtH: Charles : there is only one me in the world)
Rating: All ages
Word Count: 1434
Notes: Feb 1991; Charles Terrell, Louise Seaton.
Summary: Charles makes a request of Liesa and gets considerably more than he bargained for in return.

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The Sword

Author: Amata le Fay
Title: The Sword
Story: Danse Macabre (RP)
Flavor(s): Flavor of the Day (‘sblood: shortening of “God’s blood,” an archaic oath), Fig 7 (sword of damocles)
Toppings/Extras: Butterscotch
Rating: PG13 (modern and Tudor-era swear words and heavy innuendo)
Word Count: 1074
Notes: “Is it your aim to make a mockery of me? ’Sblood, I will not have the Tudor line die with only two kings to its name!” // This week on "L'Ordre yells at historical figures," it's totally not Wolf Hall crossover fanfiction! Nope nope nope!

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Title: Everything I Own
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide and Rule)
Flavor(s): Chocolate #17 (freedom), Passionfruit #28 (But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep)
Toppings/Extras: Brownie + Malt – Valentine Box (A thousand lives walk through my own/ I stand still and stand alone - ichthusfish) & Birthday prompt (There really is nothing quite like watching fools dig their own graves from shayna611)
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 8152
Notes: spring 1956, Edward Iveson/Julia Iveson, Diana Foyle, Ronald Whittaker. (Warnings for suicidal thoughts. Follows on directly from Other People’s Secrets. Malt for the summer challenge).
Summary: Julia comes to a crossroads, and none of the paths ahead seem to be the right one; meanwhile, Edward is at a loss.

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Jun. 9th, 2015

Author: Aublivienne
Story: Singularity Syndrome
Title: Ritual
Challenge: Mango #8 (i can't help myself)
Extras/Toppings: malt - prompts from a hat (Carmine: sparks excitement in the boys)
Rating: NC-17
Wordcount: 1759
Summary: Alain and Carmine are part of a show.
Notes: i'm not gonna lie, i'm just REALLY tired of looking at this, but i hope you all like it :)

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Jun. 8th, 2015

Author: Aublivienne
Story: Worldbreakers - King of Demons
Title: Fallen
Challenge: Grape #25 (cheap thrill), Chocolate Custard #18 (Killing Strangers)
Extras/Toppings: none
Rating: PG-13
Wordcount: 824
Summary: Sorian has an episode.
Notes: i come bearing gifts! next time i may come bearing something more gift-like! (of the carmine/alain variety!)


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Title: Fine Print
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide and Rule)
Flavor(s): Chocolate #29 (relief), White Chocolate #18 (anxiety)
Toppings/Extras: Cherry, Malt – Birthday prompt (I've left my past, it's lying at the door/ I've left my suitcase lying on the floor - Tonight I stay With You, by Texas, from ichthusfish).
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 3063
Notes: July 1949, Edward Iveson/Julia Graves. (Cherry for the summer challenge, for content, because getting even this near to a love scene kills me.)
Summary: Getting married was the easy part; it’s everything else that’s complicated…

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Chocolate 2, Papaya 2 [Divide and Rule]

Title: Other People’s Secrets
Author: lost_spook
Story: Heroes of the Revolution (Divide and Rule)
Flavor(s): Chocolate #2 (rivalry/jealousy), Papaya #2 (wouldn’t you like to know)
Toppings/Extras: Brownie
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 6975
Notes: April 1956; Edward Iveson/Julia Iveson, Diana Foyle, Marie Werner, Caroline Sheldon, Ronald Whittaker.
Summary: The past comes back to trouble Edward and Julia.

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Gingerbread 27

Author: rustydragonfly
Challenge: Gingerbread 27 (slow and steady wins the race)
Wordcount: 898
Rating: teen and up
Story: Manifestations (Arc 14)
Summary: It's tough, getting back to normal.
Notes: That's what you get for being minor characters, boys! I'll miss these two when it's time to move on. Make no mistake, they'll show up again, though!

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Kumquat #8

Rating: PG
Flavors: Kumquat #8 (turn the other cheek)
Extras/Toppings: --

Word count: 337
Project: Tachycardia
Notes: Cody gets a send-off. Nothing big, really. More of a transistion than anything. Obviously never planning that far ahead (lol), but...I think the next few or so will be college Cody.

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Author: Olram
Challenge: Flavor of the Day [103 // quidnunc]
Extras: Pocky
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Story: Comrades in Arms // The Directory
A/N: A story that exists because the word of the day was apt, because I'm disinclined to spend flavor prompts on pockies, and because a pocky is required for the summer challenge. Mark my words: this will be cookie crumb'd later. Also, the character of Vincent hasn't been introduced yet since he's in the Comrades in Arms generation of K'maneda and I haven't gotten around to writing much of that yet. Essentially, he's the whole worldly, jaded teen-of-ill-repute type who unfortunately is only really good at healing and has (partially through the complex and bizarre mechanizations of the other two healers involved in this piece) decided to attach himself to Captain Awkward himself, Andreas. Who is involved in the only other two stories I've written in this arc. Er. Now that the AN is twice the length of the piece...

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Strawberry Banana 26 // Keep Your Two Cents

Author: Olram
Challenge: Strawberry Banana [26 // good advice]
Extras: Gummy Bunnies [500themes // 172. unheeded warning]
Word Count: 4.480
Rating: PG-13
Story: Fielding and Black //The Directory
A/N: First of ten gummy bunnies fulfilled! Remember the guys from this piece? Well, surprise surprise, they've gotten their own story. Thing. Ish. You can see from the above story that Black eventually becomes slightly less dumb, but not overwhelmingly so. Fielding, however...his suffering is perpetual.

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Kumquat #7

Rating: PG
Flavors: Kumquat #7 (now look what you made me do)
Extras/Toppings: --

Word count: 698
Project: Tachycardia
Notes: Been trying to finish this one for a while, finally did. Unless I change my mind for #8, this is the last part for teen Cody.

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