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Magnetic - sadlittlepeachesandplums - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
“Did you see anything?” Eliot finally asks, leaning his head back against the headboard and turning to look at him.

“Huh?” Quentin blinks away memories, returning the look.

“When you touched the key. Other than Penny.” He shrugs a shoulder, “You said it makes you see the truth.”

God, did he see anything?

How does he say, Yeah. You were shimmering gold and ever since all I can do is feel your lips on my skin, and your fingers in my hair. All I can see is you, Eliot. Jesus Christ I was so blind before—

“Not really,” he says instead, swallowing thick. “Just Penny.”
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  first.time  sadlittlepeachesandplums  season3  pining 
8 weeks ago by southerly
Got Your Back - sadlittlepeachesandplums - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Linking up with Quentin’s emotions did spur Eliot on to try harder, though. The only way he’d been able to get through that particular week was with a heavy —er than normal—dose of narcotics. And Quentin got through every day of it with nothing more than pessimsm and sad, puppy dog pouts directed at nobody in particular.

So, maybe Eliot spent six months perfecting a spell that allowed him to be there for Quentin whenever he experienced any sort of negative emotions. So what? Eliot’s a perfectionist.

And he also kind of, really, cares about Quentin.
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  UST  sadlittlepeachesandplums  season1  hurt/comfort 
8 weeks ago by southerly
Insanity - sadlittlepeachesandplums - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
“Eliot…”

Quentin sits down on the couch and stares at him with wide eyes, until Eliot sighs and looks up at him. “What, Quentin? I’m busy.”

Quentin makes a face because that’s clearly not quite true but shakes his head because this is more important and Eliots the only one who hasn’t lost his god damned mind. “I think everyone’s gone insane,” he nods erratically as if it emphasize the statement.

Eliot sighs again, leaning back on the couch with a roll of his eyes and a wave of his arm in a go on motion, “And how have they gone insane?”

“Well,” Quentin kicks his lips, “Penny pushed me up against a tree this morning -,”

“Sounds pretty par for course, Q.”

“– and kissed me.”
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  first.time  sadlittlepeachesandplums  season1  love.spell  pining  humor 
8 weeks ago by southerly
Hot Chocoloate - sadlittlepeachesandplums - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
A steaming mug of … something suddenly appears in Quentin’s line of sight. He frowns, following the length of the hand and arm holding the cup out in front of him, up to a shoulder and oh. It’s Eliot. “What?” Quentin asks, eyeing the mug warily.

Eliot sighs, “It’s hot chocolate,” He says, shaking the cup slightly at him, “Drink it before it gets cold.”

“Hot … Chocolate.”

One of Eliot’s eyebrows perks. “Yes,” He says, slow, “You have heard of it, haven’t you? Cocoa, milk, warmth. Mix it all together and you get hot chocolate.”

“Is it spiked?”
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  UST  sadlittlepeachesandplums  season1 
8 weeks ago by southerly
Whole - sadlittlepeachesandplums - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
“I don’t think it’s us,” Alice says, gaze barely glancing away from the books stacked in front of her. Her pencil taps along the edges of her paper, eraser dancing along the outline of one of the spells she’s studying.

Quentins brow furrows as he lets his eyes trail from the pencil, up her arm, to land on the curtain of hair she’s using to hide her face from him. “What isn’t us?” He asks. It’s the first thing she’s said in hours, since Eliot and Margo left the library to go do something less boring. Whatever that means.

“Us.” She answers after a moments silence, before looking up and setting the pencil down. “I think Mayakovsky was wrong.”

“About … Us? How?”

“I don’t think we’re in love.”
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  first.time  sadlittlepeachesandplums  season1au  au:mirror  pining  clueless  matchmaking  canon.ships 
8 weeks ago by southerly
to love, to die - sadIittlenerdking - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
The first time Eliot Waugh sees Quentin Coldwater, it feels like a bucket of ice waters been dropped over his head. It's almost as if his life resets itself, readying itself and settling in on this moment as his rebirth.
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  UST  first.time  sadIittlenerdking  season1  timeloop  angst  sadlittlepeachesandplums 
8 weeks ago by southerly
Three Words - sadIittlenerdking - The Magicians (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
They told him to sleep. That they’d distract his gate keeper, and he could finally get some rest.

Maybe they’re all dead.

The creature doesn’t like strangers. Then again, maybe they’re on it’s list of enemies. One of those it wishes to punish for imprisoning it, torturing it, abandoning it—whatever the reason.

He doubts they’re alive.

Maybe that’s why the creature is suddenly kneeling next to the couch, like he’s the prisoner needing comforting, and placing a gentle hand on his elbow. Maybe it knows something he doesn’t. Who these people were to him when he was Quentin. If he ever was Quentin.

Maybe they’ve all got it wrong—creature included. Maybe he never was Quentin. A case of magical mistaken identity.

But that’s not true.
TheMagicians  Quentin/Eliot  established  sadIittlenerdking  season3  post-season  angst  sadlittlepeachesandplums 
november 2018 by southerly

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