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The Negotiation Limerick File & sequels
Have you any funny stories behind the making of the album [pretty. odd.]?
“We can’t... I mean...”
“We can’t tell you any funny stories because we’d probably be killed.”
- Jon and Ryan being interviewed by NME.com
fandom:bandom  genre:action/adventure  genre:au  genre:crack  genre:humor  genre:kids  length:epic  pairing:brendon/ryan  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
september 2009 by epic_recs
The Locust Affair
Thrush is trying to create a super bug. A preposterous Thrush plot forces Napoleon to open his eyes.
fandom:man_from_u.n.c.l.e.  genre:action/adventure  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:illya/napoleon  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
september 2009 by epic_recs
Bargain at Any Price & Balance Due
The basic premise: Starsky, who is secretly in love with Hutch, and has sex with Hutch one night. In the sequel some years later, things finally get resolved.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
august 2009 by epic_recs
Tandem
Starsky and Hutch spend Christmas taking care of Hutch's parents' home. While there they deal with Hutch's difficult relationship with his parents, both of their fears about Hutch's recent tangle with the plague and the new dimension that seems to be developing in their relationship.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:fluff  genre:holiday  genre:hurt/comfort  length:epic  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
august 2009 by epic_recs
And Some You Do For
Brendon Urie is lonely, Spencer Smith and Jon Walker are bored, and life in Thornton Hill seems like it's never going to be anything but mundane. Then a mysterious stranger sets up shop on Main Street, and suddenly everything is a little more magical.
fandom:bandom  genre:action/adventure  genre:au  genre:drama  genre:fluff  genre:hurt/comfort  genre:pre-slash  length:epic  pairing:brendon/ryan  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
august 2009 by epic_recs
In the Beginning…
One of my favorite subgenres within the MFU fandom is the classic “how they met” story. The TV show began with Illya and Napoleon already teamed up so the exact details of how the two first came to be partners is prime fodder for many authors’ imaginations.
fandom:man_from_u.n.c.l.e.  genre:drama  genre:fluff  genre:holiday  genre:pre-canon  length:medium  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
july 2009 by epic_recs
Take this sinking boat
Two years from his Idol win, and Kris's life isn't turning into the fairy tale he'd imagined. Luckily, Adam's always got his back. (Divorce fic.)
fandom:american_idol  genre:angst  genre:drama  genre:future  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:kris/adam  pairing:slash  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
july 2009 by epic_recs
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
It’s bit difficult to describe this story – Starsky and Hutch rescue a kidnapped boy and get invited to the family’s Dia de los Muertos celebration. At the same time, Hutch is struggling to understand his relationship with Starsky now that they’ve embarked on a physical relationship and he comes down sick as well.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  genre:romance  length:medium  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
july 2009 by epic_recs
Two Weeks Notice
Arthur is a prattish Executive VP of the Pendragon Corporation with a disturbingly non-ironic love of Demotivational posters. Merlin is a tree-hugging barista with a "magic" tongue. Morgana's a peeping Tom and her breasts have superpowers. Gwen and Lancelot get married. Owain is the company bicycle. Arthur attempts to steal Merlin's affections from Will through epic DDR combat. Merlin gets drunk a lot. There is a pillow fight, and a helicopter ride, and rooftop confessions, and Arthur decides Merlin really is his destiny, whether he likes it or not.
fandom:merlin  genre:au  genre:drama  genre:fluff  genre:harlequin  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:arthur/merlin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2009 by epic_recs
this is not a chick flick
In which Hades awkwardly tries to woo Persephone to his side, while the Olympian gods offer unhelpful advice and prove they know nothing about love.
fandom:fairytale/mythology  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:medium  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
june 2009 by epic_recs
The Ties That Bind
Thrush is after them, their U.N.C.L.E. contacts can't be trusted, and they must somehow get across the better part of the United States without attracting too much attention. It would be much easier if they weren't handcuffed together....
fandom:man_from_u.n.c.l.e.  genre:action/adventure  genre:drama  length:long  pairing:illya/napoleon  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2009 by epic_recs
Phoenix Burning
During that summer after season 5, the BtVS fandom literally exploded with post-“Gift” fanfiction. Phoenix Burning made no attempt to dovetail into a possible season 6 and bravely set off into full-on AU with tremendous results, and became one of those do-not-miss stories in the fandom. It takes place 350 years in the future where the supernatural is no longer a dirty little secret: the demon situation is out of control, and the Watchers’ Council, also no longer secret, decide they need more help and bring back five of the greatest slayers, including Buffy as I’m sure you’ve guessed.
fandom:buffy  genre:action/adventure  genre:angst  genre:au  genre:drama  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:buffy/angel  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
may 2009 by epic_recs
An Inexplicable Occurrence of Angels by stele3 (PG-13)
An Inexplicable Occurrence of Angels is an AU setup where instead of Gerard getting sober and the band making it through that tough time, My Chemical Romance (a 4 person version without Frank) broke up. Fast forward a year, Gerard is clean (though it is a constant mental struggle), he and Mikey are living with their mom, and suddenly a naked tattooed guy with wings appears in their kitchen.
fandom:bandom  genre:au  genre:creature/wing  genre:drama  length:long  pairing:frank/gerard  pairing:slash  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
may 2009 by epic_recs
Damage
When Gibbs investigates a minor robbery, he uncovers something much more sinister. The resulting investigation has unexpected and far-reaching consequences.
fandom:ncis  genre:angst  genre:case_file  genre:dark  genre:drama  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:gibbs/tony  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
may 2009 by epic_recs
Two Worlds
Will and Bran meet up again as students in Oxford, but an unexpected enemy is stirring, and nothing will be the same again, for two young men, or for the world.
fandom:the_dark_is_rising  genre:angst  genre:drama  genre:post-canon  genre:romance  genre:supernatural  length:epic  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r  fandom:small_fandom 
april 2009 by epic_recs
We're A Storm In Somebody Else's Teacup
We're A Storm In Somebody Else's Teacup is a modern!AU wherein everyone still has their powers; it reads a bit like a Heroes-esque reinterpretation of Merlin.
fandom:merlin  genre:action/adventure  genre:angst  genre:au  genre:drama  length:epic  pairing:arthur/merlin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
april 2009 by epic_recs
And I Dream Of What I Need by blindmadness (NC-17)
When one is the male princess of a magical kingdom, few things come as a surprise anymore. Princess Gerard Way of the kingdom of Belleville sets out on a quest to fulfill a prophecy and encounters dragons, climbs mountains, runs from volcanoes, banters with King Peter of Wilmette, and finds true love along the way.
fandom:bandom  genre:action/adventure  genre:au  genre:crack  genre:harlequin  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:frank/gerard  pairing:slash  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
april 2009 by epic_recs
Home Front
It all starts when Hutch receives news that his grandmother - the only relative he genuinely cares for - has passed away, and the partners travel back to Minnesota for her funeral. At the same time, Starsky is grappling with his newly discovered feelings for Hutch.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:fluff  genre:hurt/comfort  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
march 2009 by epic_recs
Conclusions by Bexless (NC-17)
"Smokes," Mikey reads aloud. "Likes dogs in case ever get one. Likes rock music. Likes loud rock music. Is interesting. Does not hog bathroom." He looks at Frank over the top of his glasses. "Dude, it's like you're meant to be."
fandom:bandom  genre:au  genre:fluff  genre:harlequin  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:frank/gerard  pairing:slash  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Two for One
"Yes, fine, there's a lady in the lake and she has your sword."
fandom:merlin  genre:future  genre:humor  length:medium  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Peach, Plum, Pear
How in his tenth year of rule King Arthur chose a man to take the role of Court's Magician, and how Arthur made his decision.
fandom:merlin  genre:drama  genre:future  length:long  pairing:arthur/merlin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Drastically Redefining Protocol
Uther is still King Uther, Arthur is still Prince Arthur, and Merlin is still magical. The difference is that this takes place in London, 2008.
fandom:merlin  genre:au  genre:drama  genre:fluff  genre:harlequin  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:arthur/merlin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Three Tasks
Arthur is the Royal Arbiter for Suitable Suitors' Disputes. He (and his trusty companion, the golden-dragon-tasselled hat) alone can determine who is fit to woo royal servants and other assorted courtiers in Uther's court.
fandom:merlin  genre:fluff  genre:harlequin  genre:humor  length:long  pairing:arthur/merlin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Demarcation
Lex never goes evil but he and Clark do drift apart. They haven’t spoken in years, not for lack of caring but simply by neglect, until the two of them end up investigating a case together, throwing them back into each other’s lives.
fandom:smallville  genre:au  genre:drama  genre:future  genre:harlequin  length:long  pairing:clark/lex  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
february 2009 by epic_recs
A Fine Storm
A Fine Storm can be read completely independently, though it was originally a sequal to the short story Between The Hours of Five and Nine by April Valentine in the zine, No Pants, No Badge, No Gun. That story proposed that during A Coffin For Starsky Starsky & Hutch returned to Starsky's apartment to rest during a period of time not shown in the episode. While there, the intensity of what they were going through and the desperation of what might have been Starsky's last hours resulted in their making love.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:angst  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
february 2009 by epic_recs
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Starsky and Hutch are drugged and they fall into bed together not realizing they are being videotaped. Things get messy real fast: the tape is exposed the next morning, their careers implode, and they wind up working as bouncers at a gay nightclub. Not to mention that Hutch remembers their night together and has realized he’s in love with Starsky while Starsky has repressed the memory so thoroughly that he honestly believes that he does not and cannot return those feelings.
fandom:starsky_and_hutch  genre:action/adventure  genre:angst  genre:drama  genre:post-canon  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:hutch/starsky  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
january 2009 by epic_recs
Unexpected
Something happens that makes Clark doubt his place in his parents' life. Lex is there for support.
fandom:smallville  genre:angst  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:clark/lex  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
november 2008 by epic_recs
Memories
Danny Phantom goes missing for five months and then suddenly turns up again. And who is the strange boy hanging around Caspar High?
fandom:danny_phantom  genre:amnesia  genre:angst  genre:drama  genre:hurt/comfort  length:epic  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13  fandom:small_fandom 
november 2008 by epic_recs
Recovery
As Kenshin recovers from his wounds after his duel with Shishio, his friends sense a threat and take precautions for his safety.
fandom:rurouni_kenshin  genre:drama  length:long  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
november 2008 by epic_recs
Tanabata Jasmine
When Kenshin goes missing on the night of the Tanabata festival, will his friends be able to find him and bring him home?
fandom:rurouni_kenshin  genre:action/adventure  genre:drama  length:epic  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
november 2008 by epic_recs
Take A Long Line by Derry (G)
Winchester isn't stupid. Dangerous, unpredictable and often reckless. But definitely not stupid. So there has to be a good reason that, knowing full well that he's on the FBI's radar, Dean Winchester brazenly walked into the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard to collect a passport under the pseudonym of Ronald Belford Scott.
fandom:numb3rs  fandom:supernatural  genre:crossover  genre:drama  genre:mystery  length:long  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:g 
october 2008 by epic_recs
Journeyverse by Tenhawk (NC-17)
A collection of stories that start out during Xander's post-graduation road trip and involves his various adventures with every characters from every TV show, movie, and book imaginable.
fandom:buffy  fandom:highlander  fandom:stargate_sg-1  genre:action/adventure  genre:crossover  length:epic  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
october 2008 by epic_recs
Cold Enough to Snow
Set a few years in the future from the show's universe, Chris and Vin are reunited in a different place and time, coming to terms with regrets and second chances.
fandom:magnificent_seven  genre:pre-canon  genre:sad_stories  length:medium  pairing:chris/vin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
october 2008 by epic_recs
Psycho Savior, qu'est-ce que c'est?
A young woman contemplates suicide by power steering fluid. "'Course you could just eat the gun like Cobain-- wait, what year is this? He done that yet?"
fandom:dr_who  genre:angst  genre:attempted_suicide  length:medium  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
september 2008 by epic_recs
Blind Sight
A blind seer guides the 'Hero' through his destiny.
A fantasy AU wherein Squall is a blind seer and Seifer is a swordsmen who makes his living through tournaments. The story jumps right into the action when Squall warns Seifer of an attempt on his life.
fandom:final_fantasy_7  genre:action/adventure  genre:au  genre:bonding  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:seifer/squall  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
september 2008 by epic_recs
The Modern Man I Sing and Sing My Body Electric
Charlie has a secret and Colby wishes he didn’t know.
Charlie is a masochist, but Colby is not a sadist. The stories follow the evolution of their relationship, and the reader really gets the chance to see how it begins and how it deepens. Colby’s struggle in his role as the dominant partner I found particularly poignant.
fandom:numb3rs  genre:angst  genre:bdsm  genre:drama  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:charlie/colby  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
september 2008 by epic_recs
And Yet So Far
In this ATF AU, Vin and Ezra, while at an exceedingly boring conference, get the chance to get closer.
fandom:magnificent_seven  genre:humor  genre:romance  length:long  pairing:ezra/vin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
september 2008 by epic_recs
Hajime and Tokio
The story of the life, and love, which grew between an unlikely couple. Follows Saitou and Tokio from the Genji era through and past the Rurouni Kenshin tale. Saitou/Tokio.
fandom:rurouni_kenshin  genre:drama  genre:romance  length:epic  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:r 
august 2008 by epic_recs
Home For the Holidays
Chris and Vin are getting ready for the holidays when an unexpected visitor drops into their lives.
fandom:magnificent_seven  genre:angst  genre:au  genre:established_relationship  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:chris/vin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
august 2008 by epic_recs
Lesser Angels
Reinette clutched his hand, held it tightly.
"The Doctor is worth the monsters," she said, and it sounded like a epitaph.
fandom:dr_who  genre:angst  genre:au  length:medium  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
july 2008 by epic_recs
Swordsmen by L. Mouse (PG-13)
This is a crossover with Highlander. It's a story about love, and loss, and moving on, with Kenshin as an Immortal. And you get one guess what Kenshin's opinion of The Game is!
fandom:highlander  fandom:rurouni_kenshin  genre:action/adventure  genre:crossover  genre:drama  length:epic  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
july 2008 by epic_recs
Learning to Improvise by Katherine (NC-17)
Vin and Ezra are secretly in love with each other. After Ezra has a nightmare, the boys discover their mutual feelings and enter into a relationship.
fandom:magnificent_seven  genre:established_relationship  genre:romance  length:epic  pairing:ezra/vin  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17  genre:first-time 
july 2008 by epic_recs
College Stories Series
Spontaneous Combustion: Peter and Egon meet. Heat ensues. Catalyst: Peter and Egon find a third roommate. Adaptations: The guys move in. Egon meets Peter's dad. Impact: Peter's dream comes to life. He's rather it didn't.
fandom:real_ghostbusters  genre:angst  genre:fluff  genre:pre-canon  genre:romance  length:epic  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2008 by epic_recs
Mirage Variation
Fakir is living a quiet life with Ahiru now. Fakir's convinced that the power he used to have is gone forever. But if that's true, why has there suddenly appeared a mysterious vision on the lake, a vision of Ahiru as a girl...
fandom:princess_tutu  genre:angst  genre:post-canon  genre:romance  length:long  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg  fandom:small_fandom 
june 2008 by epic_recs
A Simple Class Four
Peter gets in over his head when he takes on a solo bust while the other three are out of town (the titular "simple class four") and is held captive. Instead of the typical intimidation and/or physical torture that would then ensue.
fandom:real_ghostbusters  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  length:epic  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
june 2008 by epic_recs
A Long Hard Road
Five years after the end of the game, Hojo is in an all-out war against the Planet and the ShinRa armies, led by now-general Cloud Strife. What will happen, when ShinRa makes a desperate decision to resurrect the very person who nearly killed them all?
fandom:final_fantasy_7  genre:action/adventure  genre:angst  genre:attempted_suicide  genre:post-canon  length:epic  pairing:cloud/sephiroth  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2008 by epic_recs
Got Your Back
Even the best had to start out somewhere, and everyone needs someone to watch their back on the way up.
fandom:final_fantasy_7  genre:action/adventure  genre:humor  genre:post-canon  length:epic  pairing:cloud/zack  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2008 by epic_recs
The Identical Series
Lionel decides that Lex is no longer a worthy heir and replaces him with a clone. Lex manages to escape Lionel's clutches and the Kents end up taking him in.
fandom:smallville  genre:angst  genre:drama  length:epic  pairing:clark/lex  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:nc-17 
june 2008 by epic_recs
An Unexpected Lesson by Conspirator (PG)
Three years after the end of the Bakumatsu, a chance encounter with a kabuki troupe teaches Kenshin an unexpected lesson in survival.
fandom:rurouni_kenshin  genre:angst  genre:drama  length:epic  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg 
may 2008 by epic_recs
The Man With No Name by Frostfyre7 (PG-13)
He hadn't really counted on getting into a pub brawl over the color of his coat on some speck of a planet, or signing up with a crew of petty criminals. Still, he'd always wondered what really happened to those Lost Colonists from Earth...
fandom:dr_who  fandom:firefly  genre:action/adventure  genre:crossover  genre:drama  length:epic  pairing:gen  recs_by_caduceus03  rating:pg-13 
may 2008 by epic_recs

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