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A Disarranged Marriage - Seselt
The Wizengamot has passed punitive Marriage legislation to cripple the pure-blood families who did not support the Order of the Phoenix during the Second Wizarding War. Their retribution has earned the ire of Hermione Granger, champion of justice and reluctant bride. [56,707 words]
hp  hermione/flint  seselt  marriage  politics  post-war  infidelity  grief 
july 2018 by cunningplan
Somewhere to Start - Lissadiane
Stiles has always known that he isn't quite human - the plant life that tends to sprout around him whenever he gets upset or excited gives it away. He's never really fit in among the regular people in Beacon Hills and is determined to wait it out, go to college, and find somewhere to belong. He's forced to abandon those plans, however, after he desperately agrees to enter into an arranged marriage to save his father's life.

// An arranged marriage with an angry, sometimes furry dude with trust issues. It's all very Beauty and the Beast, without the singing candlesticks. [33,552 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  lissadiane  au:fantasy/fairytale  fairies  politics  marriage 
june 2017 by cunningplan
A Stiller Doom - Tessa on Ice (tessacrowley)
“It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it. Millions are condemned to a stiller doom than mine, and millions are in silent revolt against their lot. Nobody knows how many rebellions ... ferment in the masses of life which people earth.”
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre [68,429 words]
yurionice  yuri/otabek  yuuri/victor  tessacrowley  omegaverse  politics  awesome 
april 2017 by cunningplan
a city built on water - Deputychairman
things that happen after the war: diplomacy, bureaucracy, sex [13,668 words]
starwars  finn/poe  Deputychairman  post-war  politics  diplomacy  mentor 
march 2017 by cunningplan
singularity - springsoldier (ladydaredevil)
Victor Nikiforov, Jedi Knight, does not struggle with attachments. It’s only that Duke Katsuki of Hasetsu is unfairly attractive. [10,615 words]
yurionice  starwars  crossover/fusion  yuuri/victor  springsoldier  politics  pining 
january 2017 by cunningplan
blood will tell but often it tells too much - elumish
They don’t talk about what Percy did during the war. [2,489 words]
hp  gen  elumish  percy  war  politics 
january 2017 by cunningplan
Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry (practical suggestions) - the Southern Poverty Law Center
The Southern Poverty Law Center gathered hundreds of stories of everyday bigotry from people across the United States. They told their stories through e-mail, personal interviews and at roundtable discussions in four cities. People spoke about encounters in stores and restaurants, on streets and in schools. No matter the location or relationship, the stories echo each other.
politics  reference  article  bigotry  personal 
november 2016 by cunningplan
Leader Of The Free World - copperbadge
Clint Barton's presidential campaign started as a joke. It didn't end that way, except for Steve. [3,663 words]
avengers  gen  copperbadge  humour  politics 
april 2016 by cunningplan
Reparatio - astolat
Draco snorted. “I’m not reduced to penury. I want something considerably beyond money, and I rather think you’re the only one can give it to me.”

“You want the Invisibility Cloak,” Harry said, flatly. He’d half expected as much; it was the only thing he had that Draco could want—

“Don’t be stupid, Potter,” Draco said. “I want my reputation back.” [17,363 words]
hp  harry/draco  astolat  post-war  family  politics  fakerelationship 
april 2016 by cunningplan
Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It - Dira Sudis (dsudis)
"Am I even old enough?"

"You were born in 1918, and the Constitution doesn't say a word about how much of your life you have to have spent awake. Believe me, we've got this." [920 words]
captainamerica  gen  dira_sudis  politics 
april 2016 by cunningplan
Room Enough For Three - imaginary_golux
On a diplomatic visit, it becomes necessary for Rey to claim that both Finn and Poe are her husbands. Finn is her boyfriend, and they're both pining after Poe...but of course nothing could ever come of that. [3,383 words]
starwars  finn/poe/rey  imaginary_golux  fakerelationship  pining  politics 
march 2016 by cunningplan
Lysistrata 2.0 - HugeAlienPie
Even if Brian could trace all the steps, pinpoint all the decisions and actions that led them to this moment, where he sits in an office in the Illinois Capitol Building, engaging his legislative aide in a conversation that could get them both fired, while John Bender--who is his actual, legal husband, after years of domestic partnership bullshit and longer with no legal standing whatsoever--fails to stay awake on the couch in their Springfield apartment...even if he could do that, he doubts it would lessen his sense of wonder at how it's played out. [15,843 words]
TheBreakfastClub  Brian/Bender  hugealienpie  futurefic  non-linear  politics 
august 2015 by cunningplan
Unwind - coffeeinallcaps
Hope you enjoy your present, the text from Erica says. Payment’s taken care of. You can thank me tomorrow.

“So you’re a werewolf, huh,” the guy says when Derek looks up at him again. His gaze drifts down from Derek’s face to the rest of his body, slowly, shamelessly. When it’s traveled back up and their eyes meet again, the corner of the guy’s mouth twitches up into a cocky little half-smile. “I fucking love working with werewolves.” AU in which businessman Derek falls in love with escort Stiles. [15,047 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  coffeeinallcaps  au:otherjobs  prostitution  politics 
november 2014 by cunningplan
Magnificent - esama
The birth of the Ministry of Magic and his relationship with the British Government. [19,477 words]
hp  sherlock  harry/mycroft  crossover/fusion  esama  politics  post-war 
july 2014 by cunningplan
there's a ritual for that - Spikedluv
Six months after Derek and Cora leave Beacon Hills, Stiles gets a text from Cora – they’re in trouble and need help. Turns out that Derek is being wooed by a neighboring pack. The Alpha remembers his mother fondly and would love to have a Hale in her pack. Especially if that means she might breed in the ability to change into a full wolf. And she’s not taking ‘no’ for an answer, even when Derek lies and tells her that he already has a mate.

Except Derek didn’t lie. When Stiles shows up to help with the emergency, he inadvertently discovers that he is Derek’s mate. Stiles tries not to think about it (he knows that the mate bond isn’t written in stone, just look at Scott and Allison) as he (and Lydia, and Deaton) research mates and the challenges to the mate bond (because, of course there’s a ritual for that) and try to keep the Alpha of the Palmer pack from discovering Stiles’ connection to Derek.

Throw in the monkey wrench of Peter showing up, and Stiles starting to have feelings, and Derek sometimes looking at him like . . . Stiles doesn’t know, but he doesn’t hate it, and things begin to get a little bit complicated. [34,672 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  spikedluv  pack  politics  mates 
may 2014 by cunningplan
Faith and Trust and Pixie Dust - Java_Genie
“If there’s something serious about your MEI status, you need to be honest with me about it.”

Geno clasps both of Sid’s hands in his and nods before pressing a kiss to the back of Sid’s hand. “Promise.” [31,065 words]

Sequel to Bad Luck. Wherein Geno continues to be a were-panther, Sid is sometimes TOO supportive of that, and they both get a big surprise.
rpf:sports  sport:hockey  crosby/malkin  java_genie  au:werecreature  mpreg  identity  politics 
december 2013 by cunningplan
The Mediator - Mynuet
"An adventure?" Billa Baggins, a respectable genteel hobbit of the Shire, shivered and tried to convince herself it was a shudder.

In which a perfectly proper not-so-young lady whistles her reputation down the wind and finds she really is her mother's daughter. [90,446 words]
thehobbit  bilbo/thorin  mynuet  genderswap  marriage  awesome  politics 
december 2013 by cunningplan
What Part of Forever - feelslikefire
Vulcan is considering seceding from the Federation; Spock, a researcher at the VSA, decides now is a good time to catch up on being Human. So he visits Earth and hires Jim Kirk as his guide, with predictable results. [86,262 words]
startrek  prettywoman  crossover/fusion  kirk/spock  feelslikefire  au:canon  au:otherjobs  prostitution  politics 
october 2013 by cunningplan
Fate Is A Four Letter Word - philo
Harry‘s only aim has been to create a safe and happy life for his family, but his efforts are destroyed one spring afternoon. Harry meets new friends and old enemies, old friends and new enemies, whilst trying to find a path through a changing world. [550,314 words]
hp  harry/snape/kingsley  philo  futurefic  politics  mystery  angst  h/c  prison 
september 2013 by cunningplan
Let Parker Be Parker - lonelywalker
In an age of costumed heroes and alien invasions, Ben Parker is the President America needs - a reassuring presence in the White House, and a hero to the West Wing staff. His nephew Peter, however... [5,589 words]
spiderman  avengers  westwing  crossover/fusion  gen  lonelywalker  au:otherjobs  politics  president  secretidentity 
july 2013 by cunningplan
an upbeat kind of dirge - screamlet
If it had been her who died in the destruction of Vulcan.
She thinks about it, sometimes, when she can’t sleep at night.

// In which Sarek died in the destruction of Vulcan, but Amanda survived. [17,278 words]
startrek  amanda/sarek  kirk/spock  screamlet  au:canon  grief  family  politics 
july 2013 by cunningplan
Line In The Sand - kellifer_fic
He’s going to die.

Derek is certain of it. He'd used the last of his proverbial lives even though that’s only supposed to apply to cats, and he’s now going to die. He’s completely, one hundred percent resigned to it even, until he hears the familiar thump-ump of Stiles' heart approaching.

Suddenly, it’s Stiles that’s going to die and that’s unacceptable. [9,670 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  kellifer  futurefic  pack  politics 
june 2013 by cunningplan
Not Your Disney Romance - tylerfucklin (zimothy)
After a long-forgotten agreement of an arranged marriage between Derek and the daughter of another pack's alpha resurfaces, Stiles takes it upon himself to become the most amazing fake fiancé that a clueless, desperate alpha werewolf could wish for. [42,065 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  tylerfucklin  fakerelationship  packdynamics  politics 
may 2013 by cunningplan
The Personal (Assistant) Is Political - hollimichele
“That’s an awfully tall pedestal to put a fellow on,” Steve says. “Betcha it gets pretty windy up there.” [7,282 words]
avengers  captainamerica  gen  hollimichele  politics  outsiderpov  media 
may 2013 by cunningplan
Something Blue - Lapin
Thorin marries Bilbo after the Battle of Five Armies, a marriage of convenience, not love. Slowly, they must come to make the best of it, Bilbo resolves. After all, he's a Hobbit. They make the best of things. [33,931 words]
thehobbit  bilbo/thorin  lapin  au:nobodydies  au:canon  fakerelationship  marriage  politics  gardening 
april 2013 by cunningplan
Rattle This Ghost Town - scoutshonor
The Second Annual Totally Democratic Meeting of the Equals of the Beacon Hills Werewolf Pack does not go any better than the first one did. [20,249 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  erica/lydia  scoutshonor  packdynamics  futurefic  politics 
march 2013 by cunningplan
Second Daughter - magelette
Rilly was born second daughter. Sometimes, she learns, that's a blessing in disguise. [1,598 words]
Damar  gen  magelette  yuletide  politics 
january 2013 by cunningplan
the heartache and the hope - ymorton
"The President brings him in to work on economic issues, and Mark hates him for about ten minutes."

//the boys work in a liberal president's administration. [5,283 words]
thesocialnetwork  mark/eduardo  ymorton  au:otherjobs  politics  media 
october 2012 by cunningplan
Here at the End of All Things - queenitsy
Stiles could still remember Derek with a slave collar, so much younger: his face contorted with pain when he couldn't change on the full moon, his hand scrabbling at his neck like he was being choked. His fingers wrapped around the moonstone and metal, pulling and tearing for all he was worth, but still not strong enough to break it. How Derek had collapsed back against the wall in defeat, hands clenched into useless fists.

Stiles shuddered at the memory, not sure that Derek would survive it this time if they collared him. Scratch that -- sure Derek wouldn't want to survive it this time. He'd rather die than live as a slave to the Argents. [25,150 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  queenitsy  slavery  angst  politics 
october 2012 by cunningplan
Dulcis Memoria - horchatita394, wishingonalightningbolt
In the middle of a conflict between an old hunting family and the Beacon Hills Hale pack, a witch comes along to stir things up even more and takes Stiles’ memories with her. Now Stiles thinks he’s two years younger, knows nothing about the werewolves or his dark and brooding boyfriend, and he only has a week to learn everything he can before he’s thrown into negotiations that will save lives.
(the frequent and abrupt POV shifts are maddening - within the same paragraph even - but if you can get past that this is worth reading) [51,529 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  horchatita394  wishingonalightningbolt  amnesia  BAMF  politics  pack  futurefic 
october 2012 by cunningplan
Babel - seperis
Starfleet hasn't forgiven him for how he became captain. [7,890 words]
startrek  kirk/spock  seperis  team  politics 
october 2012 by cunningplan
(Sacred) In the Ordinary - idyll
The Pack, after college, graduate school and the starting of careers, comes back to Beacon Hills. Nothing's gotten less complicated after all this time. [78,759 words]
teenwolf  derek/stiles  idyll  pack  family  futurefic  bedsharing  cuddling  politics 
september 2012 by cunningplan
The Revolution Will Not Be Civilized - the_ragnarok
Alpha/omega au. Alpha Eames is the leader of a revolution, and Arthur is the son of the current president and a political prisoner in the rebel camp. Then Arthur goes into heat... [53,565 words]
inception  arthur/eames  politics  revolution  au:dystopian  WIP  heat  knotting  the_ragnarok  bond  omegaverse 
october 2011 by cunningplan
corridors of power - byblythe
Being An Originally Intermittent Account
of the Political (Mis)Adventures
of the Viscount Northallerton, Lord Malfoy of Wimbledon;
and the Rt. Honourable Harry J. Potter,
Member of Parliament for North Southwark and Bermondsey (Liberal Democrat).

Annotated, with Footnotes
hp  harry/draco  byblythe  au:otherjobs  politics  au:nomagic 
july 2011 by cunningplan
Spin! - weatherfront
Political crisis managers AU. Arthur and Eames are operatives for rival presidential campaigns in a heated Democratic primary. Can they find love and happiness in spite of all the pies, Republicans, and publicity disasters in their way? Even in the face of the dreaded ELECTORAL COLLEGE SYSTEM? I DON'T KNOW! LET'S FIND OUT! [21,000 words]
inception  arthur/eames  weatherfront  au:otherjobs  politics 
july 2011 by cunningplan
The Wrath of The Whatever From High Atop The Thing - amazingly-me
"Pictures of Dom tonight, Eames,” Yusuf replies from the doorway, “or I swear to you, I will point out to Arthur that he has a stalker with no shame and a thousand dollar camera.” (In which Eames is the campaign photographer who spends way too much time taking picture of Cobb's speechwriter, Arthur.)
inception  arthur/eames  amazingly-me  au:otherjobs  politics 
may 2011 by cunningplan
Rights of Man - unamaga
John doesn’t wear a coat to his Inauguration. [2,314 words]
sga  mckay/sheppard  unamaga  au:otherjobs  politics 
february 2008 by cunningplan

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