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E-9 - 100demons - Ookiku Furikabutte | Big Windup! [Archive of Our Own]
This is it, he thinks, a hot sticky humid summer night at a baseball field, dressed in shorts and his sleep shirt, listening to the sound of Tajima’s laughter echo in the night for the last time.

It’s always comes down to this, in the end.

|| I love love Hanai/Tajima, and this gets all the things about them I love right--Tajima being all arrogance and easy acceptance of his own anxieties, insightful and joyfully insistent on it, almost so much so that his insights sound like simplifications; Hanai, overthinking and worried and just-that-bit-jealous just-that-bit-awed but so so in love with Nishiura and with baseball and easily embarassed but fundamentally, when it comes down to it, as brave as anything. Ugh. Clutches chest, etc.
fandom:oofuri  author:100demons  pairing:tajima/hanai  type:posttext  type:midtext  type:short  type:characterization  type:workingitout  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:myheart  length:1-5k 
march 2016 by blottingtheink
Though Oft We Break - o2doko - Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, CLAMP - Works [Archive of Our Own]
They have their revenge, and the constant threat looming over all their lives has finally passed - but both Kurogane and Fai still have a lot of healing left to do. Fortunately, neither of them has to do it alone.

[Set between the final battle and the end of the series, during their convalescence in Clow Country.]

|| I loved this, but just as it captures the way everyone talks sideways at each other, leaving room for the big huge Issues they all carry around, it captures CLAMPs complete disregard for satisfying endings, lol. So--not unexpected, just. Gosh darn it!!
fandom:tsubasa  author:o2doko  pairing:kurogane/fai  type:midtext  type:missingscene  type:surviving  type:workingitout  type:softly  type:birdsongsweet  type:whatwedotoeachother  length:5-10k 
march 2016 by blottingtheink
what's my age again? - verity - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own]
A for effort, H-A-W-K-E-Y-E, Kate says as soon as she frees herself from her harness. They really need to come up with a real sign instead of just fingerspelling all the time. Maybe miming drawing a bow, then pointing to the eyes. Something cool. You have to get over your boner for that boomerang arrow.

"Did you just sign 'angry penis'?" Sam says, distracted from his unresolved sexual tension with Natasha.

"Whatever," Kate says. She flips her hair. "I'm learning."

|| I love this Hawkeye so much--lowkey anti-authority, highkey bisexual and also here to give people a hard time. I really want to read the comics, gosh.
fandom:marvel  fandom:hawkeye  author:verity  pairing:katebishop/americachavez  type:midtext  type:dayinthelife  type:justforfun  type:becausecharacterlove  type:banter  length:1-5k 
june 2015 by blottingtheink
a nice girl, slightly dilettanteish - transversely - Chihayafuru [Archive of Our Own]
“I am by nature given to flights of extreme perspicacity. It’s your turn to add a flavor, don’t make it messy. It has to retain this air of delicacy, since it’s a flavor expressing Snowmaru’s winter melancholy. Don’t think that simply because he is a snowman, he isn’t prone to winter melancholy, that is a rookie mistake.”

|| Parts of this are hard to follow, but I really enjoyed Shinobu--incisive, vain, insecure, aware of herself as a prodigy but turned-topsy by the ephemeral nature of that term. And weird. Which is IMPORTANT. I also really liked her interactions with the adults--that she takes herself totally seriously, but they can see how that seriousness is letting herself down, limiting her.
fandom:chihayafuru  author:transversely  pairing:chihaya/shinobu  type:gen  type:midtext  type:characterstudy  type:justthisedgeofpainful  type:sillysillypeople  length:10k-15k 
may 2015 by blottingtheink
So Hot - renquise - Kamen Rider OOO [Archive of Our Own]
Gotou is fairly sure that the Kougami Foundation does not have a manual called Procedures for Contamination Concerning Aphrodisiac Materials and Awkward Situations with Co-workers.

Fairly sure.

|| THIS IS SO GREAT. Hot, and sexy, with wonderful touches of characterization, and the sweetest ending. I loved, loved, loved this.
fandom:ooos  author:renquise  pairing:date/gotou  type:sexpollen  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:justforfun  type:makesmesmile  type:hottt  type:birdsongsweet  length:1-5k 
february 2015 by blottingtheink
Everything I Know About Love (I Learned From Playing Karuta) - ysse_writes - ちはやふる | Chihayafuru [Archive of Our Own]
These past two years, Taichi has worked so not to be a coward.  To not take the easy way out, to be a man who could stand by his convictions, fight for his place.

But he can’t fight this.

|| A little bit rough in that it seems very put together, if that makes sense, but on the other hand, OT3 OT3 OT3 OT3!!! Also, the last scene with Chihaya seems especially in-character; oblivious and powerful as always.
fandom:chihayafuru  author:ysse_writes  pairing:chihaya/taichi/arata  type:midtext  type:workingitout  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:obliviousness  type:pining!  type:sillysillyboys  type:heavyheartedandlookingup  length:1-5k 
january 2015 by blottingtheink
You Are the Best - tricatular - 2NE1 [Archive of Our Own]
Beside the bed is a small collection of flowers and balloons, a fuzzy teddy bear, and a few cards. Most of them are from fans, but right at the front there’s a big card from her groupmates, attached, inexplicably, to an oversized stuffed cockatoo.

Frowning, she picks up the card: it’s full of ridiculous cartoon drawings and get-well wishes, with a PS at the bottom in Bom’s handwriting: parrots are the best dancers in the animal kingdom…except for you!

|| I really liked the way the girls had each other's backs in this; this moment, in particular, felt like them in a way that's hard to articulate. (Bommmmieeeeeeeeeee!!!!) Shippy, but only barely.
fandom:kpop  fandom:2ne1  author:tricatular  pairing:cl/minzy  type:midtext  type:missingscene  type:friendship  type:makesmesmile  type:loyalty  length:1-5k 
january 2015 by blottingtheink
left the city, my family, my precinct - spock - Check Please! (Webcomic) [Archive of Our Own]
Bitty uses emojis like a second language, one that Jack's slowly starting to become fluent in.

|| The main plot point in this is... rushed, but the overall thing was so cute, and I really think the author is not far off re: Jack Zimmerman and his neuroses, so. Fun.
fandom:checkplease  author:spock  pairing:bitty/jack  type:midtext  type:comingout  type:oopsyoufoundout  type:learningeachother  type:cute  length:5-10k 
january 2015 by blottingtheink
Coffee Break - TLvop - Gunnerkrigg Court [Archive of Our Own]
Robot considered these pieces of information against each other. "Why is it an important part of community?"

"People get to talk," Shadow told him, suddenly eager. "It's a important job, making coffee. Double shot soy latte, no whip, two pumps caramel, coming up!” He barked before adding, proud: “That's my barista voice.”

|| Oh my god, this is so painfully darling. Please read it and love it.
fandom:gunnerkrigg  author:tlvop  pairing:robot/shadow  type:midtext  type:takeanideaandrun  type:characterization  type:ouchmyheart  type:friendship  type:birdsongsweet  length:1-5k 
january 2015 by blottingtheink
How I Survived My Summer Vacation, by Tamika Flynn, Age 12 3/4 - thingswithwings - Welcome to Night Vale [Archive of Our Own]
The first book on Tamika Flynn's Summer Reading Program Sticker Chart is Lord of the Flies.

She doesn't really like it.

|| !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FUck I started crying halfway through the final battle and didn't stop oh my god HOPE and CHILDHOOD and learning and STORIES and girls and LOVE and GROWING and oh my god this is one of those pieces that makes me want to be able to recommend fic to students, because oh my god.
fandom:nightvale  author:thingswithwings  type:gen  character:tamika.flynn  type:midtext  type:backstory  type:growingup  type:takeanideaandrun  type:ohwownorly  type:somethingperfect  type:everybadassladyever  type:favorite  length:5-10k 
august 2013 by blottingtheink
Abort, Fail, Retry - evil_whimsey - xxxHoLic [Archive of Our Own]
They can't seem to do anything right together, but still Doumeki is there.

|| Oh. Well, this comes after my Watanuki feelings with a fork. Spoilers for the end of Tsubasa/the near-end of xxxHolic, and deals with the crisis of identity Watanuki was going through at the time. The Watanuki/Doumeki is rushed, and doesn't really make sense at the beginning, but by the time it gets to section 4, it's really pulled itself together.
fandom:xxxholic  author:evil_whimsey  pairing:doumeki/watanuki  type:midtext  type:ouchmyheart  type:workingitout  type:surviving  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:fivethings  length:10k-15k 
april 2013 by blottingtheink
new burbage
The one where Geno is a lady ballerina and that makes as little sense as anything, but IT IS SO CUTE, and I'm terribly into it. Soft-edged, and sweet, set during Sid's concussion.

Currenly in progress, 15 parts, tumblr hosted. (Still worth it.)
fandom:hockeyrpffml  author:arabesque05  pairing:sidney/geno  type:alternateuniverse  type:alwaysagirl  type:birdsongsweet  type:characterization  type:midtext  type:slowburn  type:friendship  type:makesmesmile  length:notspecified 
march 2013 by blottingtheink
abvj: Fic - in order to mend (Lizzie, Lizzie/Darcy) r, 1/1
It takes Charlotte literally eighty-six seconds to figure it out.

|| The best LBD fic I've read so far. I could actually HEAR all of the characters speaking, their voices are so spot-on, and the development exquisitely follows the type of behavior and rationalization you'd expect from Lizzie. Also it's fucking hot, and sweet as hell.
fandom:lizziebennetdiaries  author:abvj  pairing:lizzie/darcy  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:voice  type:hottt  type:thisishowwedevelop  type:somethingperfect  type:personalcanon  length:1-5k 
january 2013 by blottingtheink
On the Trouble of Cynics, Mistresses, and the Rain - marlowe_tops - Les Misérables - Victor Hugo [Archive of Our Own]
Enjolras transferred his scowl from the rain to his friend in bed. “You’ve only just awoken. Don’t start one of your tirades.”

Grantaire ignored this, as was his habit. “I have never known an early riser of good temperament. They are eternally judgmental, sour folk, and this temperament stains everything they do. Priests are early risers, and what good does it do them? They scourge themselves and count up the sins of everyone around them. Bakers, too, are early risers. I have never known a sorrier profession than bakers. Every one I have ever met is red and bloated with flour and ill-spirits.”

|| OH NO. It's light-hearted and banter-y, clever and perfect, and that--that is terrible and unfair.
fandom:lesmis  author:marlowe_tops  challenge:yuletide2012  pairing:enjolras/grantaire  type:banter  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:voice  type:insightful  type:ouchmyheart  length:1-5k 
january 2013 by blottingtheink
the princess and the prisoner - betony - Greek and Roman Mythology [Archive of Our Own]
The boy locked in the workshop was the one who told her about the boy locked in the labyrinth.

|| Fuck. Cruel and proudhearted, Ariadne and Icarus, and so foolish with it--although they don't know, of course. Oh, oh, oh.
fandom:mythology  author:betony  challenge:yuletide2012  type:ouchmyheart  type:characterization  type:midtext  type:beautiful  type:endingiswhoa  length:1-5k 
january 2013 by blottingtheink
The Libation Bearer - kenaz - Les Misérables - Victor Hugo [Archive of Our Own]
The silence that followed was not disagreeable; it was merely a lapse in which each man marshaled his thoughts. Well, Enjolras marshaled his thoughts. He could not speak to what Grantaire’s mind got up to in its many unoccupied moments.  He had only just come to that conclusion when Grantaire did, in fact, upend his expectations.

“I would fight with you, you know, if only you asked it of me.”

|| Asks a BIT more knowledge of the book than I honestly have, but oh, Enjolras is such an idealistic douche, and also--oh, revolution, how you twist people turnways. I have more feelings about the way Les Mis is put together as a narrative than I do about most of the characters, but.... It does not skimp on trying to make the big problems--revolution, death, love, religion, morality--relatable.
fandom:rare  fandom:lesmis  author:kenaz  pairing:enjolras/grantaire  type:midtext  type:ouchmyheart  type:knifeslidesin  type:grief  length:1-5k 
january 2013 by blottingtheink
Would You Like Some Lightning With Your Soup? - alyoraShadow - Circle of Magic - Tamora Pierce [Archive of Our Own]
Dinner at 6 Cheeseman Street is a rather unpredictable affair.

|| Really picks up once the kids get talking, and then it's a lovely study in the Circle's dynamics, and their love for one another. Really great found family fic, dealing with the Circle preparing for Tris to go off to Lightsbridge.
fandom:circleofmagic  author:alyorashadow  challenge:yuletide2012  type:gen  type:family  type:banter  type:midtext  type:workingitout  length:5-10k 
december 2012 by blottingtheink
Careful, It's a Long Way Down - summerstorm - Lizzie Bennet Diaries [Archive of Our Own]
Caroline is very, very good at making people see things her way.

|| Yuuuuuup. Gosh, this is only whetting my appetite. I want all the Caroline/Lizzie, god help me.
fandom:lizziebennetdiaries  author:summerstorm  challenge:yuletide2012  pairing:lizzie/caroline  type:femmeslash  type:midtext  type:takeanideaandrun  type:whatwedotoeachother  length:1-5k 
december 2012 by blottingtheink
But I'm a Friendleader! - Cephied_Variable - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Your name is John Egbert and you know you are not a homosexual.

Apparently your friends were informed otherwise.

|| Woah. Old, old, OLD fic (pre-Cascade) that I apparently never saved, but exactly that kind of sweet-tooth fluff-pants John/Karkat that characterizes early fandom. Lovely voices from all the characters involved.
fandom:homestuck  author:cephiedvariable  pairing:john/karkat  type:pesterlogs  type:midtext  type:alternateuniverse  type:silliness  type:ifiweregay  type:criminallyadorable  length:1-5k 
august 2012 by blottingtheink
Land of Clockwork and Grimdark Broads - kayliemalinza - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Yeah she's surrounded by an unctuous cloud of tangible angst or whatever but it's not that scary once you realize she looks like a licorice chia pet. The cloud brings out the pale of her skin and makes her pink accessories look less like girly shit and more like the swollen corpse of some innocent creature. It goes with the theme. You like themes. Your themes are inspired more by nacho cheese than eldritch horrors but as a fellow artist you appreciate the concept. You also appreciate the nap you were having.

|| SCREE CHES. Doomed!Derse timeline is not usually my bag, but this is impeccable Dave-voice in his cadence, pop-reference, relationship to Rose, and relationship to himself. Yeah. Hellsagood. (The consent issues and body horror are--definitely present, but not the controlling factors of the piece's mood.)
fandom:homestuck  author:kaylimalinza  pairing:rose/dave  type:gen  type:doomedtimeline  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:voice  type:ouchmyheart  length:1-5k  type:grimdark  type:tentacles  warningtype:consentissues  warningtype:bodyhorror 
august 2012 by blottingtheink
Next, In a Foreign Land - everlit (Ink), oneiromantic - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
She looks--normal, is your first thought. More normal than you expected. Which is stupid, she's a fucking pole and her elbows are icepicks and she has a goddamn dragon plushie strapped to her back, but (in the back of your mind) you'd been imagining her three feet tall, with a goblin mouth to swallow you whole: more mythology than troll. A creature in a ghost story. If it hadn’t been for all those Trollian chats, you wouldn’t have believed Terezi Pyrope was real at all.

Sometimes, I am overwhelmed by how much I love these two. Homestuck, how did you get me to feel all these feels. Real review: art is fantastic; fic is touching, if light on actual plot. It was written in two weeks, so there's that. :)
fandom:homestuck  author:Ink  author:oneiromantic  pairing:terezi/karkat  type:midtext  type:canonexpansion  type:illustrated  type:beautiful  type:characterization  length:1-5k 
may 2012 by blottingtheink
Carry Me Home Tonight - anxiousAnarchist - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
They don't have a lot, but at least they have this, whatever it is.

|| MY DERSE PROBLEM

THIS IS IT

Seriously, this is perfect; they are so sad; they try so hard; they love each other so much.
fandom:homestuck  author:anxiousAnarchist  pairing:dirk/roxy(moirail)  type:ohnothey'resad  type:gen  type:feeeeeeeelings  type:midtext  type:surviving  length:1-5k 
february 2012 by blottingtheink
sparklyfanta: XxxHolic Fic!
Still, Tezuka decided, it was worth speaking to Watanuki for two reasons. Firstly, Shinohara had spoken to him more than any other student on an individual level. Secondly, he was friends with Doumeki Shizuka, and Doumeki Shizuka had been one of the boys to discover Yagami Midori’s bones, buried beneath a hydrangea in a park not far from the school. Tezuka wondered if it was worth betting on the identity of the other boy involved in the discovery.

Am I easy for xxxholic? Please. Do I breathe.
fandom:xxxholic  author:sparklyfanta  pairing:doumeki/watanuki  type:midtext  type:takeanideaandrun  type:copau  type:becausecharacterlove  type:gen  length:1-5k 
january 2012 by blottingtheink
Xenos - paraTactician - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Things this fic does not do:
- attempt to explain where the Hell it fits in canon (seriously, don't even try)
- subject the Dave/Terezi relationship to the serious analysis I know it deserves
- dwell in detail on the fascinating interaction between human and troll culture

Things this fic does:
- take my OTP out and show it a good time

OH WELL

...awwww. This feels like an earlier fic, especially in its formatting, but there is a clear sense of character and development; it is really, really lovely.
fandom:homestuck  author:paratactician  pairing:terezi/dave  type:midtext  type:learningeachother  type:softly  type:birdsongsweet  type:makesmesmile  length:1-5k 
january 2012 by blottingtheink
We Defy Augury - LindenSphinx - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Everything about Miss Spidersilk Deceit hurts you in places you didn't know you had, an awful ache in the muscles around the chordstrings in your throat. She lies and bends and there is nothing to her but advantages and leveraged luck. You are an excellent team!

(Vriska slides off the end of your sword in a discarded heap of blueberry and creamsicle, not breathing even a bit.)

aaaaaauuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

All the Scourge Sisters, gimme gimme gimme. (Also, the title is perfect for this; that is exactly its point. This Terezi is, ugh, flawed and angry and desperate, and she is flawless.)
fandom:homestuck  author:lindensphinx  challenge:ladystuck2011  pairing:terezi/vriska  pairing:mindfang/redglare(kismesis)  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:grief  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:becausecharacterlove  length:1-5k 
january 2012 by blottingtheink
Johbisai - Katarik - Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi | Spirited Away [Archive of Our Own]
Chihiro, making meals for the soul.

Yup, yup, weak to Chihiro for life. Girl is a hero. Not to imply that there is anything in this lovely snippet that is weak. To wit:

"I would have helped you, but you didn't need it."

Chihiro blinks, then smiles a little. "I didn't," she admits.

Perfection.
fandom:spiritedaway  author:katarik  character:chihiro  type:gen  type:characterization  type:midtext  type:posttext  type:stylisticappreciation  type:becausecharacterlove  length:1-5k 
january 2012 by blottingtheink
No More - lantadyme // Homestuck
Rose is all planning and careful construction, and Dave flies by the frenetic beat of electronic drums. Dave runs in valiant and brave before he even knows what he's doing, and he throws himself away over and over, and for him it had been four long months of stifling suffering and hopeless frustration.

Oh.
fandom:homestuck  author:lantadyme  type:gen  type:midtext  type:grief  type:ouchmyheart  type:family  length:1-5k 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
==>Karkat: Flail Your Sickles Around Like A Tool - vikki - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Things you are capable of doing that nobody knows about:

* An acrobatic fucking pirouette off the handle, and not out of rage.
* flipping yourself, not just your shit.
* pas de poisson.

aka The Fic Where Karkat Does Combat Via Ballet (with the work-inspiring art by elanorpam).

This is lovely. Partly because Karkat? Hard to say; but I will love anything and everything with that art in it. <3
fandom:homestuck  author:vikki  author:elanorpam  type:illustrated  type:becausecharacterlove  type:midtext  type:characterization  length:1-5k 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
It's Only A Matter Of Time Before You Make Out With Your Sister - Operamatic - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
Three years is a long time to spend with someone, and ectobiological siblings or no, John and Jade have always been more than friends. This is when they realize it, and then have makeouts.

|| Um. What it says on the tin?
fandom:homestuck  author:operamatic  pairing:john/jade  type:midtext  type:birdsongsweet  length:<1k 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
Tavros: Take a Detour - Google Docs
The one where Tavros overhears Nepeta explain why she ships Tavros<3Dave, and it gives him New Feelings.

(And then he goes to look for Vriska. D:)
fandom:homestuck  author:kara  author:marl  author:pcrab  author:ruuko  pairing:dave/tavros  type:sillysillyboys  type:takeanideaandrun  type:ouchmyheart  type:endingiswhoa  type:midtext  type:illustrated  length:notspecified 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
Like Forgetting the Words - elwing_alcyone - Homestuck [Archive of Our Own]
After the Scratch, Dave (almost) remembers John.

wahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

wahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

I am crying into the cereal I am not eating, I am crying into every bowl of cereal I will ever eat, why, Homestuck fandom, whyyyyyy---(more, gimme, yess.)

[Unrelated note: OMG this fandom. It has spawned the largest, most sprawling, most epic AU works-in-(fucking)-progress I have seen in AGES, I only have not tagged Hemostuck yet because of all my feels, google/Ao3 that shit rn if you have feelings.]
fandom:homestuck  author:elwing_alcyone  pairing:john/dave  type:midtext  type:ouchmyheart  type:knifeslidesin  type:amnesia  type:timetravel  type:sburbfucksyouup  warningtype:characterdeath  length:1-5k 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
Cap and Carry - whizzy - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
Iron Man and Captain America give this cooperative flying thing a go.

There had to have been a first time.

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, delicious developing ust. Mmmm.
fandom:avengers  author:whizzy  pairing:tony/steve  type:midtext  type:backstory  type:banter  type:ust  type:awesome  length:1-5k 
december 2011 by blottingtheink
Prognosticate - lightgetsin - Fullmetal Alchemist [Archive of Our Own]
"Divination alchemy," Ed said scornfully. "Also known as complete and total bullshit."

|| If I have not saved this before, I am saving it now. If I have saved it before, I DO NOT CARE. I read this all over again, even knowing how it was going to tear my heart out, and it did, it did. Oh, lightgetsin, why are you able to do that? The ending section of this is one of the more brilliant meditations on foreknowledge and love ALL WHILE BEING COMPLETELY IN CHARACTER AND PERFECT that I can even fucking imagine. a;doiuaodjl
fandom:fullmetalalchemist  author:lightgetsin  pairing:roy/ed  type:midtext  type:somethingperfect  type:ohwownorly  type:ouchmyheart  type:endingiswhoa  from delicious
august 2011 by blottingtheink
Bite Sized Bits of Fic - Friday - Free-for-All
Saturday, 4:35 P.M.

Mike walks into the glass door of Harvey's office.

He is too tired for this see-through-glass-walls bullshit.

|| Short, sweet bit of nothing that makes me grin. Mike pulls an all-weekender, and everyone is pitch-perfect.
fandom:suits  author:anysomething  type:makesmesmile  type:gen  type:commentfic  type:characterization  type:midtext  type:somethingperfect  from delicious
july 2011 by blottingtheink
A Hundred Visions and Revisions - kaydeefalls - X-Men: First Class (2011), Doctor Who (2005), Avengers (Comic) [Archive of Our Own]
In which the CIA and FBI indulge in some inter-agency snooping, Erik hates Cerebro, a new mutant is found, and Charles is very distracting.<br />
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The summary is flippant, but the story very much is not. A fascinating look at power structures and morality, alongside a deftly built hum of ust, so gloriously resolved. Also, the secondary characters are AWESOME--I love them all the time. 
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  fandom:doctorwho  author:kaydeefalls  pairing:erik/charles  type:backstory  type:midtext  type:characterization  type:takeanideaandrun  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:morallydubious  type:awesome  type:longandsatisfying  from delicious
july 2011 by blottingtheink
pocky_slash: [fic] xm:fc - tongue-tied and useless - pg - charles/erik
Five times Erik and Charles kissed accidentally and one time they did it on purpose.<br />
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OHOHOHOHOHO KISSING WHY YES I AM THAT EASY
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:pocky-slash  pairing:erik/charles  type:fivethings  type:firsttime  type:justforfun  type:midtext  type:kissing  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
The Whole World Wants What We're On - waketosleep - X-Men: First Class (2011) [Archive of Our Own]
Another middle of the film, oops, let's share a bed, I guess? fics, except this one is softer than most. The kissing scene has plenty of urgency, but the whole thing is tinged with a strange wistfulness. It's nice.
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:waketosleep  pairing:erik/charles  type:softly  type:midtext  type:roadtrip  type:trope  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
cymbalism: fic up: the beginning of knowledge
You know how it's abundantly clear Erik and Charles have slept together within, oh, 36 hours of knowing each other in the movie? This is my take on that deleted scene. Charles is drawn in so entirely it's as though magnetic force affects him, too. It's more than expected—intoxicating, alarming. Mutation in all its forms has fascinated Charles for years, but he never dared even imagine a thing like Erik.<br />
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Excellent. Tight, tension-filled, and flawless characterization. Ever since reading seperis's meta, I'm finding pieces that have Charles using his telepathy like breathing feel like a personal metric for characterization, and this does it WELL. This just might be personal canon.
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:cymbalism  pairing:erik/charles  type:midtext  type:short  type:hottt  type:fallforyouhotfast  type:characterization  type:stylisticappreciation  type:scratchesanitch  type:personalcanon  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
pidgeoned: fic: this land is mine but i'll let you rule (charles/erik, pg, 3122 words)
Charles and Erik travel across America recruiting mutants. Expect a total disregard for proper characterization and canon.<br />
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Basically--but the slow burn of this is interesting enough, and really, the movie shows us Wolverine turning them down, but there would've been others, and how would they handle that?--that I enjoyed. Charles just seemed a little more qualm-y about his telepathy than I imagine him.
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:pidgeoned  pairing:erik/charles  type:livingtogetherfirst  type:slowburn  type:softly  type:roadtrip  type:takeanideaandrun  type:short  type:midtext  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
1stclass_kink: Prompt Post: ROUND THREE
Erik is kneeling on the bed, resting back on his heels, clad in nothing but his own skin. Charles takes a moment to appreciate the view before his gaze snaps to the strange object held in the other man's hands. "Is that, is that a camera?" he asks incredulously.<br />
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"Like it, do you?" And there's that ever present smirk on Erik's face as he holds the camera out admiringly, knowing all too well that it must appeal to the scientist in Charles. He can't help being a little captivated by it though, it's too big to be classed as portable but it's certainly an improvement on Kodak's latest creation.<br />
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LOOK AT THAT: adorable, AND NOT ANACHRONISTIC. READ IT NOW
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:anon  pairing:erik/charles  type:domestic  type:short  type:criminallyadorable  type:birdsongsweet  type:midtext  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
Trying To Throw Strikes - Fic: From the waters and the wild
"And, you know, tension is nice and all, but I don't even think they got off the coast guard boat without something happening. Because that was instant," says the author. --Not sure I buy it, as meta, Erik is all, WOT MY BOUNDARIES, but! THIS IS GREAT SMUT YES

THIS FANDOM, SO EFFING GOOD AT PORN
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:linaeyrs  pairing:erik/charles  type:smmmmmmmut  type:midtext  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:telepathymeansiloveyou  type:firsttime  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
oceansex: [fic post] Between Rage and Serenity
“I saw me, worming my way into a place you don’t think I belong.”

The aftermath of the hup-yep-they're-totally-in-love scene. You know which one. (Also, I'm kind of amused that I've had to create two entirely new tags for the type of sex in this fandom: hot-fast-burning-yes-you-yes-you-you-you and the way we're all obsessed with Charles's love of Erik's mind.)
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:oceansex  pairing:erik/charles  type:smmmmmmmut  type:midtext  type:fallforyouhotfast  type:telepathymeansiloveyou  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
1stclass_kink: Prompt Post: ROUND ONE
Erik has had Charles in his head before, but not like this.

For this trope, I'm really, really, enjoying the development. It's not the immediate--no, they're not really sure what's happening, no one's vomiting, it's just weird. Also, interesting characterization of Erik. Softer edges than I think he probably would have, but I especially like the way he interacts with Raven.
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:huntsmonsters  pairing:erik/charles  type:someonemadethem  type:soulbond  type:trope  type:characterization  type:takeanideaandrun  type:interesting  type:thisishowwedevelop  type:midtext  type:workinprogress  type:plotty  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
1stclass_kink: Wisteria
“My friend,” he calls Erik, as if the ability to name him so—as if Erik himself—is a gift Charles longs to cherish ‘til old age.

Erik realizes, too late, his mind isn’t the only thing that’s betrayed him.

The characterization in this is killer. As is the smut. Oh my god, internets, I just saw First Class, and I NEED Erik/Charles LIKE I NEED BREATHING, PLZ TO GET ON THAT FANDOM, UNNNNNNNNNNNF.
fandom:x-men(firstclass)  author:anon  pairing:erik/charles  type:midtext  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:smmmmmmmut  type:characterization  type:kinkmeme  from delicious
june 2011 by blottingtheink
tsn_kinkmeme: [PART SIX]
Eduardo thinks they're having hatesex--why does Mark seem to think they're making love?

I have mixed feelings about this. The situation is surprisingly believable most of the way through, and then I'm not convinced by the ending. I don't know how the anon could've finished it otherwise, though. It catches the feeling well enough.
fandom:thesocialnetwork  author:anon  pairing:mark/eduardo  type:smmmmmmmut  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:midtext  type:closetocanonau  type:angst  from delicious
may 2011 by blottingtheink
indecentexposed: FIC: if this ground gives way (i just hope that you'll catch me). (1/4)
I brought this on myself, Jesse thinks, and it’s true. The studio had been perfectly willing to arrange separate apartments.

Granted, it had been Andrew’s idea. He’d been the one to pull Jesse aside in the midst of the discussion on Boston-area logistics and suggest that perhaps they should be roommates. It was a proposition that Jesse, being of at least partially sound mind, would ordinarily have politely but firmly rejected from any other person he’d known exactly three weeks, but Andrew had been all wide eyes and hope and character development and great to have the company and please, Jess, after which point Jesse would have agreed to a number of significantly more ludicrous proposals.

Jesse is neurotic; they both research their characters; there is cohabitation. Cute.

5/6, part 1.
fandom:thesocialnetwork  author:indecentexposed  pairing:jesse/andrew  type:rps  type:midtext  type:livingtogetherfirst  type:socialawkwardness  type:criminallyadorable  type:workinprogress  from delicious
may 2011 by blottingtheink
twotiming: last-ditch efforts
Mark leaves the 1 million party to go find Eduardo.

|| Trust that that idea is handled brilliantly, and you have an idea of the mood and execution.
fandom:thesocialnetwork  author:twotiming  pairing:mark/eduardo  type:ouchmyheart  type:somethingperfect  type:ohwownorly  type:knifeslidesin  type:whatwedotoeachother  type:midtext  type:scratchesanitch  from delicious
february 2011 by blottingtheink
insunshine: grow like a riot [mark/eduardo, r]
aljbooafajklnvocladwdfse. These boys hurt me so BAD and I LOVE it. Missing scene from the movie is exactly what I wanted.<br />
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It's Mark's fault.
fandom:thesocialnetwork  author:insunshine  pairing:mark/eduardo  type:ouchmyheart  type:midtext  type:ust  type:scratchesanitch  from delicious
february 2011 by blottingtheink
weatherby: Red
Added scene after the Quidditch match in Azkaban; soft and sweet with adolescence--similarly painful and frustrating. Stupid teenagers.
fandom:harrypotter  author:weatherby  pairing:harry/draco  type:sillysillyboys  type:midtext  type:ouchmyheart  from delicious
january 2011 by blottingtheink

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