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The Scrape of Tooth and Bone » GigaNotoSaurus
Steampunk paleontology

I hadn’t had a minute, since getting off the airship, to put down my carpet bag and close my eyes. But Dr. Clarence Fullerton was intent on showing me the entire encampment before I rested. He never paused to allow me a word in edgewise, although at that point I was so exhausted I couldn’t have said much anyway.
fic  f:OriginalFiction  femslash  steampunk  'other 
march 2016 by esther_a
Beside me singing in the Wilderness - norah - 80 Days (Video Game 2014) [Archive of Our Own]
The adventures of Behiye bint Kasim, Captain of the pirate ship Canavar, and her engineer and companion Bulbul.
fic  f:Misc.Games  femslash  steampunk  robots  long  'ao3  yuletide  s:unspecified 
december 2014 by esther_a
5thofficial: Quedarse
"Oh, for the love of the Virgin," Raúl muttered under his breath. Fernando, at his side, looked more than passing amused. The young man in front of him flushed with anger and repeated, "You're Raúl González, aren't you?"

He was loud enough to attract the attention of the crowds passing by; heads turned, as a murmur ran down the street.

"I am," Raúl said, with a credible veneer of patience. "And you?"

The young man – still a boy, really – looked as though he hadn't expected that. He rallied, and declared with self-conscious zeal, "My name isn't important. I speak for the nameless of this city, those of ability overlooked by the hierarchies of your beloved Institución – "
fic  f:RPF  AU  fantasy  steampunk  slash  'LJ  s:unspecified  f:RPF:Sports 
february 2012 by esther_a
branchandroot | Steam, electricity, magic, and complexity
A comment in the recent batch of Tor blog posts on steampunk made me reflect on the insistence of one significant faction that steampunk must focus on the mechanical, not the electrical.

As though they were separate. As though the 19th C European technological types weren't all over electricity, and, in fact, magic.
nf  meta  steampunk  id:branch  fandom 
november 2010 by esther_a
The Memory Palace - Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories TOC
Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories will be published by Torquere Press in December 2010
nf  wishlist  steampunk  books  check_later 
september 2010 by esther_a
Black Ink on White Paper - scifibigbang fic: Bright City on Dark Waters (part 1/3)
Sequel to the story Bright Wings (you might want to read that first. No worries, it's much shorter)
Politics in the City throw the crew into danger. New friends, and new enemies, and promises kept.
fic  gen  au  steampunk  bigbang  long  plotty  awesome  AU:setting/career_change  f:SGA  'LJ 
september 2010 by esther_a
sga_genficathon: AU, Week 3: Bright Wings
Sheppard and his crew salvage artifacts from the depths of the sunken city of Atlantis. They find a weapon that could change the course of Empires. City-State AU.
fic  gen  au  teamfic  h/c  steampunk  short  awesome  AU:setting/career_change  id:Sholio  f:SGA  'LJ 
september 2010 by esther_a
The Flying Empire - Chapter 1 - starlady - Sherlock Holmes (2009) [Archive of Our Own]
Holmes takes a case that leads him into contact with Countess Ada Lovelace and direct conflict with a controversial but well-placed officer of His Majesty's Aery, to Scotland and back to London via the skies above.
fic  au  steampunk  long  slash  het  poly  bigbang  movie-verse  f:SherlockHolmes  'ao3  s:unspecified 
july 2010 by esther_a
ghostrunner7: Fic: AU BigBang: Holy Clockwork Angels
Steampunk AU complete with airships, gaslight, Victorian costume fantasies, and clockwork… everything. Ruby and Jo have to save the world. Probably.
fic  femslash  bigbang  AU  steampunk  f:Supernatural  'LJ  s:unspecified 
june 2010 by esther_a
Fragments of Chronicles from South East Asia as It Might Have Been
interesting  comm  steampunk  nf  'dwth 
march 2010 by esther_a
Resurrection, Reconstruction, and Redemption, 13/13
Doom brings Steve back from the dead. Hijinks ensue, some of which might vaugely be considered plot. Surprisingly, this isn't actually crack-fic -- it's just Marvel.
[Novel-length post-Civil War fixit cowritten with [info]seanchai. Captain America/Iron Man]
fic  slash  het  long  fixit  plotty  h/c  steampunk  comics-verse  awesome  id:ElspethDixon  f:Marvel  f:Avengers  'LJ  f:Marvel-616  getting-together  extra-long 
april 2009 by esther_a
Little Settlement on the Moon [Little House on the Prairie]
Pa had been born with wandering feet. He had moved the family all around - Wisconsin to Kansas and back again, and then to Minnesota. But it wasn't enough. Pa talked with Ma and Ma talked with Pa. The grasshoppers had driven them away from Plum Creek. They could go further West or they could just go the Moon.
fic  yuletide  AU  gen  steampunk  AU:sci-fi  f:Misc.Books  'yuletide-archive 
december 2008 by esther_a
doctorv: Title: Amour De Tête Fandom: Justice League
Inspired by the steampunk AU I'm working on and [info]phoenixfire_lia's insistence that roboporns were needed. (Be assured that photos and Boostle porns are not far behind. ...
fic  AU  slash  explicit  steampunk  awesome  id:DoctorV  s:L-Ron/Max  'LJ  robots  f:JusticeLeagueInternational  f:SuperBuddies  f:DC 
october 2008 by esther_a
Atlantis: Quest for the Lost City (Chapter5)
A chapter from a non-existent Atlantis steampunk AU with zeppelins and giant mechanical spiders. No, really.
Rating: PG
Timeline: Completely AU
Completed: 2008/04
Length: 5,500 words
fic  gen  AU  historical  steampunk  awesome  f:SGA  'personal-site 
april 2008 by esther_a
gearworld -
an LJ with a very cool exploration log of a very strange place
fic  favorite  steampunk  epistolary/document-fic  awesome  id:ursulav  f:OriginalFiction  'LJ 
august 2007 by esther_a

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