thistlerose: (wonder)
To Harp and To Hold...in Russian!

I can't read Russian, but I still find this very cool. I wish I knew what people were saying in the comments. I see happy emoticons, so I doubt they're flames. :)
thistlerose: (flowers)
Reprise

Fandom: Enchanted
Rating: PG
Ships: Canon ships, plus Edward/Giselle (but no infidelity)
Summary: Giselle returns to Andalasia after eleven years and finds Edward under a spell and in need of her help.
A/N: Written for Jade Sabre, for Yuletide 2008. 5,100 words. Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] krabapple and [livejournal.com profile] heidi8 for beta reading. (Hee. There's a tiny plot hole we all missed. Just pretend it's not there, okay?) I think this is my favorite story that I wrote all year. It was certainly one of the most challenging.

( "Like I was saying," Pip said, after Edward locked them in the tower, "things haven't been so great here." )

_____


To Harp and to Hold

Fandom: The Dragonriders of Pern
Rating: PG-13
Ship: Alemi/Elgion
Summary: Alemi is briefly torn between tradition and Harper Elgion.
A/N: And this one was for [livejournal.com profile] gillianinoz, also for Yuletide 2008. 1,200 words. I'd just finished reading Dragonsong for the first time since I was thirteen, and was struck by - what I took to be - Elgion's obvious attraction to Alemi. I couldn't help wondering if it was reciprocated. Also, tent peg! I love you, Anne, but oh my god. *is evil*

( Shards, he thought. If we clung to every single tradition, Menolly would not now be at Harper Hall, and I wouldn't be camping on this beach tonight, fulfilling a boyhood dream. )
thistlerose: (escape)
To Harp and to Hold

Fandom: The Dragonriders of Pern
Rating: teen
Ship: Alemi/Elgion
Summary: Alemi is briefly torn between tradition and Harper Elgion.
A/N: For [livejournal.com profile] gillianinoz, for Yuletide 2008. 1,200 words. I'd just finished reading Dragonsong for the first time since I was thirteen, and was struck by - what I took to be - Elgion's obvious attraction to Alemi. I couldn't help wondering if it was reciprocated. 1,200 words. Originally posted here.

Alemi drove in the final tent peg, then threw down his mallet. )
thistlerose: (Default)
In With the New

Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, with allusions to True Blood and Supernatural
Rating: totally clean
Ships: none
Summary: A Very Buffy New Years Eve. With Dawn. And Special Guest Appearances.
A/N: This is for [livejournal.com profile] r_becca. Set post-series. No comics canon. 800 words. And you really don't need to know a whole lot about TB or SPN.

'This is what I get for not having a more secret secret identity.' )
thistlerose: (unicorns)
What You Leave Behind

Fandom: The Chronicles of Narnia
Rating: if you're old enough to read the books and watch the movies, you're old enough to read this story
Characters/Ships: Peter and Susan, shipless
Summary: Peter tries, one last time.
A/N: This one is for [livejournal.com profile] many_miles_away, with gratitude and appreciation of her talent and generosity. Approx. 1,350 words. Set during The Last Battle.

'Come with me.' )
thistlerose: (Doctor Who)
It's Only Dancing

Fandom: Doctor Who
Rating: fun for the whole family
Ship: Ten/Rose
Summary: It's the Jazz Age, Rose!
A/N: This is for my dear [livejournal.com profile] casirafics, in honor of her birthday. *hug* I'm sorry it's late! I was trying to teach myself the Charleston so I could actually write about. I think I've scarred my cats for life. This is about 950 words. Set about midway through the second season.

Rose Tyler, you are the bee's knees AND the cat's pajamas. )
thistlerose: (Starbuck)
Frakked Up Beyond All Recognition

Fandom: Battlestar Galactica
Rating: Mature-ish
Ship: Starbuck/Anders (sort of)
Summary: But I Can't Be Pregnant!
A/N: The second of two late submissions for [livejournal.com profile] penknife's TV Tropes Challenge. 490 words. Classes really need to start, because if this is the result of my idle brain... The truth is, this is the first scenario that came to mind when [livejournal.com profile] penknife gave me my assignment. Some ideas are just so bad you've just got to use them. Sorry, Anders. Um. Mpreg. Kind of.

'I give up,' Doc Cottle said. )
thistlerose: (puppylove)
But You're So Pretty When You're Angry

Fandom: Gundam Wing (!)
Ship: Duo/Hilde, Duo/Wufei (!)
Rating: Mature-ish
Summary: Fake Out Make Out (explained here)
A/N: This is the first of two late submissions for [livejournal.com profile] penknife's TV Tropes Challenge. 880 words. Set sometime after "Endless Waltz."

Duo was either oblivious to or unconcerned with the fact that Wufei was trying to pummel him with his mind. )
thistlerose: (flowers)
Those Russian Songs From Sunny Spain

Fandom: Harry Potter
Rating: Mature / R
Ships: Harry/Ginny, Neville/Hannah
Summary: It takes more than good memory to have good memories.
A/N: Written for the [livejournal.com profile] hpgw_otp Fortune Cookie Challenge. Posted to [livejournal.com profile] catchmysnitch. 3,000 words. Set after the series. Wow. Neville totally ran off with the first half of this story. And the second half got a lot smuttier than I'd anticipated!

( These days, wizards and witches get quiet when Neville Longbottom enters a room. )
thistlerose: (Cordelia)
Sweet to tongue and sound to eye

Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pairing: Faith/Buffy, Buffy/Cordelia
Rating: R / mature
Word count: 1,980
Summary: It wasn't because they were ignoring her, and that was just something you didn't do. It didn't have anything to do with generally preferring boys, even though, objectively speaking, Faith and Buffy were sexy girls...
A/N: For [livejournal.com profile] marenfic for [livejournal.com profile] femslash08! Many, many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] r_becca, for beta reading. Set immediately after "Homecoming" from Season Three.


They'd gone to Faith's motel room, the three of them, following the disaster also known as Homecoming. )
thistlerose: (BtVS: Faith)
Field Work

Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer / X-Men (movieverse)
Rating: mature
Ship: Faith/Logan (Wolverine)
Summary: Faith's research methods differ from Giles's, but she gets the job done.
A/N: 1,430 words. Set after "Chosen" and X3. No comics spoilers.


'You ever hear of a demon with blades that come out of its knuckles?' )
thistlerose: (wonder)
Something Nice Happens To Felix Gaeta

Fandom: Battlestar Galactica
Rating: all ages
Characters/Ships: Gaeta and Dee, shipless
Summary: It's about frakking time.
A/N: Originally, I'd wanted to get the poor guy laid, since he's the only main character who doesn't appear to have any sort of sex life. But I couldn't think of a likely partner. Then I thought of something else he deserves. Anyway, this story is about 1,100 words and contains spoilers for the series through "Sine Qua Non."

Felix Gaeta lay in bed, drifting through hours that were sometimes dream-filled. )
thistlerose: (Ron/Hermione!)
Confessions

Fandom: Harry Potter
Rating: Mature
Ship: Ron/Hermione
Summary: He wants to hear her say it.
A/N: This, the final kisslet, is for [livejournal.com profile] lyras! It's about 450 words, set not long after Book 7.

'Come on, admit it.' )
thistlerose: (Buffy)
If the Moon Should Fall from the Sky

Fandom: Buffyverse
Rating: all ages
Ship: Buffy/Xander
Summary: Dingdingding!
A/N: This is for [livejournal.com profile] ariastar. The thing with B/X is, it requires a bit of explaining. But this kisslet is only 340 words in length. So! This is set post-series, no comics spoilers.

'It's just that when you've kissed as many vampires as I have, you tend to forget...' )
thistlerose: (Roslin/Adama)
when the going gets tough

Fandom: Battlestar Galactica
Rating: if you're old enough to watch BSG, you're old enough to read this ficlet
Ship: Roslin/Adama
Summary: While struggling to survive on New Caprica, Laura Roslin takes comfort in memories of things that never happened.
A/N: This is for [livejournal.com profile] lupinslittlesis! It's approx. 340 words, and contains spoilers for the first few episodes of Season 3.

She tries not to think about him during the day. )
thistlerose: (femslash)
Sunlight On Your Path

Fandom: BtVS
Rating: all ages
Ship: Willow/Tara
Summary: Willow obeys her impulses.
A/N: For [livejournal.com profile] magic_at_mungos. 200 words.

Willow's eyes were closed, but she could feel the heat rising from Tara's cheeks. )
thistlerose: (WWJAD)
Our Floundering Fathers

Fandom: 1776
Rating: er - mature
Ship: Tom/Martha (Jefferson)
Summary: So, when [livejournal.com profile] kit_maxel requested a Tom/Martha kisslet, I knew she meant Martha Jones and Tom Milligan from Doctor Who. (And here is the kisslet I wrote for her.) But I couldn't stop thinking about the other Tom/Martha. 124 words.

Of course, as soon as he had her in his arms, the words came. )
thistlerose: (Martha)
Homecoming

Fandom: Doctor Who
Ship: Tom/Martha
Rating: PG
Summary: The second kiss was better.
A/N: For [livejournal.com profile] kit_maxel, who requested a Tom/Martha kiss. Eee, Tom! I forgot what he looked like so I Googled. Martha's a lucky girl. Minor spoilers for the current DW season. 290 words.

Tom kissed her when she got off the plane, and again by the car. )
thistlerose: (BSG)
Out of the murderous innocence of the sea

Fandom: Battlestar Galactica
Rating: PG
Characters/Ships: Athena/Helo, Starbuck
Summary: The Agathons, reunited.
A/N: 590 words. Spoilers for Season 3. I hadn't planned on writing anything, but this missing scene kept nagging me. The title is from "A Prayer for my Daughter" by Yeats.

She won’t admit it, not even to Helo, but occasionally Sharon needs convincing. )

[fic] Deal

May. 2nd, 2008 04:48 pm
thistlerose: (Nikki)
Deal

Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Rating: PG-ish
Ships: none
Summary: Nikki Wood watches over her city.
A/N: I wrote this for [livejournal.com profile] medie's Because We're Awesome Drabble-a-thon. 360 words. I still mean to write my Nikki epic. Someday.

Nikki Wood watches over her city. )

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