genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral   22

Stormtroopers do it in uniform - nekosmuse
Relationships inside the First Order demand subtlety: after all, fraternization is strictly forbidden, the consequences... unpleasant. Life on D'Qar is different, subtlety leaving too much room for misinterpretation. All things considered, cultural misunderstandings were bound to occur.

Aka the one where Poe is too busy pining to realize he and Finn have been dating for weeks.
fandom:STAR_WARS  pairing:finn/poe  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:pining  genre:shameless-fluff  wordcount:5k-10k 
april 2017 by inner_v0ice
Natural Selection - Aishuu
After marrying Chihiro, it's Haku's turn to explore a new world. Haku must navigate human life as he struggles to find his place as a god in a faithless, electronic age.
fandom:SPIRITED_AWAY  pairing:haku/chihiro  genre:futurefic  genre:worldbuilding  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  wordcount:20k-40k 
april 2017 by inner_v0ice
Learning to Speak - tinsnip
Julian Bashir has been on Cardassia for six months. He thinks he's adapted pretty well. But when it's time to learn the language, he realizes he's nowhere near as clever as he thought.

Set post-canon, about a year and a half after the series ends. Light stuff, with occasional dips into darker territory.
fandom:STAR_TREK_DS9  pairing:garak/bashir  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:language-porn  genre:building-a-relationship  genre:futurefic  wordcount:10k-20k 
february 2017 by inner_v0ice
Mint Car - tinsnip
Post-canon Cardassia vignettes, inspired by The Cure's "Mint Car."
Very light, very fluffy, very self-indulgent.
Hey, the world may be half-destroyed, but Cardassia rebuilds, Cardassia survives - and in the meantime, infatuation is a power unto itself. Even survivors fall in love, as Elim Garak is finding out. (Julian Bashir is pleased to assist.)
fandom:STAR_TREK_DS9  pairing:garak/bashir  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:xeno:physical  genre:futurefic  wordcount:10k-20k  genre:shameless-fluff 
february 2017 by inner_v0ice
Meister Ain't My Designation - GoblinCatKC
Long before the war, Prowl is intent on tracking down and arresting Meister, a joyriding thief causing mayhem in Praxis. Unfortunately Prowl must also deal with the distraction of an arranged marriage to a mech he's never met, Jazz of the tower Chamber Harmonic.
fandom:TRANSFORMERS  genre:marriage-of-convenience/arranged-marriage  genre:identity-porn  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:xeno:physical  wordcount:40k-80k 
november 2016 by inner_v0ice
A Star to Steer By - dogmatix, norcumi
Jack O'Neill runs into the weirdest snake he's ever met, and that's saying something. Obi-Wan just wants to get his people home.
fandom:STARGATE_SG-1  fandom:STAR_WARS  genre:crossover  wordcount:80k-160k  incomplete  genre:language-porn  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
april 2015 by inner_v0ice
Time and Time Again - ChampagneSly
In the here and now, wanting to feel a part of his new family, Sealand is infatuated with Sweden's history and begs for stories from the Nordics, all while trying to match-make his Papa and Finland because that's what sons do best.

A story about past and present, love and forgiveness, and family.
fandom:HETALIA  pairing:sweden/finland  pairing:denmark/norway  genre:together-at-last  genre:building-a-relationship  genre:loads-of-research  genre:worldbuilding  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
august 2014 by inner_v0ice
Learning the Language - Allemande
Julian Bashir joins the post-war effort on Cardassia Prime because it seems like the most obvious thing to do: No planet is worse off after the war, he's a doctor, and they don't have enough of those. He's learning the language, because that's what you do when you're living somewhere for an indefinite amount of time. But he soon realizes that language isn't just about vocabulary and grammar, and learns a few things about his own past along the way.
fandom:STAR_TREK_DS9  genre:futurefic  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  pairing:garak/bashir 
october 2013 by inner_v0ice
The Affairs of Dwarves - sam_ptarmigan
Dori certainly would not have set off on a quest with twelve hobs if he hadn't thought his bearing years were far behind him. His body, however, has other ideas, and he soon finds himself with one last chance to indulge in everything he's spent a lifetime putting off for the sake of his family.

Or, the one in which Bilbo learns that you ought not to meddle in the (love) affairs of dwarves, for they are subtle and involve group sex.
fandom:TOLKIEN  fandom:HOBBIT  genre:AU:misc  genre:xeno:physical  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:worldbuilding  pairing:dori/balin  pairing:dori/many  pairing:bilbo/thorin 
september 2013 by inner_v0ice
Your Love Is My Drug - tinsnip
Julian's research project in speculative reproductive xenobiology is turning out to be a little more complicated than he'd hoped...
Silly and fun and very light. Highlights: second-season Bashir; flirtatious, fascinated Garak; Cardassian manners; lack of sleep; too much coffee; when when when can I see him again??
fandom:STAR_TREK_DS9  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  pairing:garak/bashir 
september 2013 by inner_v0ice
Forged Link - mrs260
Sisko visits Garak after returning from the Founders' planet in Broken Link, and what Garak has to say makes Sisko fear for Bashir's safety.
fandom:STAR_TREK_DS9  pairing:garak/bashir  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
march 2013 by inner_v0ice
The V series - Amirin
Voyager turns out to be much more than just a ship. After a lot of thought and work, Tom's secret benefactor and protector decides to reveal his identity, leaving the Pilot with an even more powerful ally than he'd realized.
pairing:tom_paris/voyager  fandom:STAR_TREK_VOYAGER  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:xeno:physical 
july 2012 by inner_v0ice
When The Lights Go On Again - Elspethdixon & Seanchai
Aliens have invaded earth, and the Avengers are scattered. While Steve leads the resistance, Tony once again finds himself playing captive scientist. In the midst of a violent alien regime, separated by seemingly insurmountable boundaries, Steve and Tony have nothing to keep themselves going but each other.
pairing:steve/tony  fandom:AVENGERS  genre:OC-centric/prominent_OCs  genre:plotty  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
july 2012 by inner_v0ice
By Any Other Name - Deviant Nature
Kagome's return after an unexplained, prolonged absence leaves questions she can't answer. While she readapts to life in the present, Kurama is falling under the pressures of human expectations. But their solutions are closer than they think.
incomplete  pairing:kagome/kurama  fandom:INUYASHA  fandom:YU_YU_HAKUSHO  genre:crossover  genre:futurefic  genre:humor  genre:worldbuilding  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
july 2012 by inner_v0ice
Perfect Imperfections - Alara Rogers
In an AU where Scorpius from Farscape ended up going through a wormhole and arriving in the Delta Quadrant, where he was rescued by Voyager, Seven of Nine has decided that she finds his resemblance to a Borg... intriguing.
pairing:seven_of_nine/scorpius  fandom:FARSCAPE  fandom:STAR_TREK_VOYAGER  genre:crossover  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:xeno:physical 
june 2012 by inner_v0ice
Seventeen Things That Might Have Happened To Q - Alara Rogers
(A collection of AU snippets; the ones I REALLY love are "Thirteen: Displaced Persons" and "Seventeen: The Possibilities Are Endless". <3)
pairing:picard/q  fandom:STAR_TREK_TNG  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral  genre:xeno:physical 
june 2012 by inner_v0ice
Sov Masu - Fizzbin
Following the fal-tor-pan, Kirk grows impatient with Spock's incomplete memory. Two steps forward, one step back. A response to the Soothin' Summer Shower Challenge.
pairing:kirk/spock  fandom:STAR_TREK_TOS  genre:xeno:cultural/behavioral 
june 2012 by inner_v0ice

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