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The Rat King - Rethira - Dishonored (Video Games) [Archive of Our Own]
They call him Everyman first. It makes the Outsider laugh, as much as anything does. The prayers know where to go, even if the name is wrong – they never will get it right, even as Corvo’s mortality fades from memory and he becomes something more than he was – and Corvo’s head rattles with pleas for everyman everyman everyman. It sets his teeth on edge.

The Void starts to fill with rats. That amuses the Outsider too. There is little that fails to amuse him.
fic  g:dishonored  post-series  c:dishonored:corvo  c:dishonored:outsider  theme:afterlife  theme:transformation  theme:war  theme:captivity  theme:totherescue!  theme:establishedrelationship  p:dishonored:corvo/outsider  ge:slash  ge:drama  r:pg-13  @ao3 
november 2018 by scorpionvoices
The Tale Of The Amazing Technicolor Gravecoat - Angel Ascending (angel_in_ink) - Critical Role (Web Series) [Archive of Our Own]
Adelina Colfer sized up the crowd at the Dancing Deer with a practiced eye as she took a gulp of ale to quench her parched throat. The bard had already told two stories to the packed common room, and had earned more than enough coin to stop for the night if she wished. Still, she hated to leave it at just two stories. Boots came in a pair, and socks, and pants, but she felt stories were best told in threes or not at all. Her audience, patrons driven to seek shelter during the snowstorm outside still looked attentive, and it was still early enough in the evening that no one was yet terribly drunk or looked like they were about to fall asleep. But what story to tell?

“Has anyone here heard the tale of the amazing technicolor gravecoat?” Adelina asked, her voice carrying all the way to the back of the room.

A bard tells a tale in a crowded tavern, not knowing that a group of renowned adventurers are listening.... [2380]
fic  u:criticalrole  web:criticalrole2  c:cr:fjord  c:cr:jester  c:cr:beau  c:cr:caduceus  c:cr:nott  c:cr:caleb  c:cr:yasha  theme:futurefic  theme:grief  theme:friendship  theme:afterlife  theme:love  theme:fixing  ge:gen  r:pg  o:beautiful  re:;_;  @ao3 
october 2018 by scorpionvoices
Green - Fialleril - Mad Max Series (Movies), Norse Religion & Lore [Archive of Our Own]
This isn’t Valhalla, though. Everywhere he looks are nameless green things and wild water and burning blue stars, but no chrome. No metal at all. No rigs or wagons or shiny warriors riding in glory. So this isn’t Valhalla.

He’s glad. [1903]
fic  m:madmax  post-movie  c:max:nux  theme:aftermath  theme:afterlife  theme:foundfamily  theme:HEA  ge:gen  r:pg-13  @ao3 
may 2015 by scorpionvoices
Concrete - RarePairFairy - Teen Wolf (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Post Season 3 mid-season finale. Chris Argent does NOT have a man crush.

Except maybe he does, a bit.

There are hostile creatures appearing in inconvenient places around Beacon Hills, and three families - the Argents, the McCalls and the Stilinskis - are resembling a taskforce.

Chris is beginning to realize that he's tired of watching loved ones get hurt. Sheriff Stilinski couldn't care less, because he's been trained how to use a gun and the bad guy's getting away, so on your feet, old man. [8537]
No sign of It. -- S Stilinski

Chris, already having Stiles’ number, had accidentally placed the Sheriff under the same name in his phone out of woeful ignorance of the man’s actual first name. He could only tell the difference between the two because Stiles had been making Ghostbuster references in all of his texts.

The phone buzzed again.

No Zuuls in this fridge. – S Stilinski

Chris huffed. Getting used to working with non-professionals was going to take time.
fic  tv:teenwolf  c:teenwolf:chris  c:teenwolf:sheriff  c:teenwolf:melissa  c:teenwolf:claudia  c:teenwolf:victoria  theme:grief  theme:friendship  theme:angst  theme:h/c  theme:emotionalconstipation  theme:ghosts  theme:womenareawesome  trope:matchmaking  theme:dating  case-file  theme:afterlife  theme:snark  p:teenwolf:chris/sheriff  ge:slash  r:pg-13  @ao3 
november 2014 by scorpionvoices
Swing Low - Renne - The Pacific [Archive of Our Own]
*He's sprawled on his back on ground that is soft and yielding, grass under his hands and not a single piece of coral rock is within reach.*

Haldane wakes up somewhere he thinks can't quite be real. [1375]

[*sobs*]
fic  tv:thepacific  episoderelated  c:pacific:haldane  c:pacific:eddie  theme:aftermath  theme:fix-it  theme:grief  theme:friendship  theme:afterlife  theme:war  ge:gen  r:pg-13  @ao3  for-kayla  ;_; 
april 2014 by scorpionvoices
And They Hummed of Mystery - anchors - Band of Brothers [Archive of Our Own]
He forgets. The tree does not. So when Carwood Lipton closes his eyes and they open somewhere else, he doesn't expect it - but it's right, all the same.

In which Lipton is reincarnated as a tree. [2289]
fic  tv:bandofbrothers  post-series  c:bob:lipton  theme:aftermath  theme:reincarnation  theme:afterlife  characterstudy  theme:transformation  genre:gen  r:pg  for-kayla 
august 2013 by scorpionvoices
Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap) - Chapter 1 - greenkangaroo - The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings - Fandom, Tolkien - Fandom [Archive of Our Own]
Summary: A series of short generally unrelated fics revolving around Nori the dwarf, who is always up to something- something shady, questionable, morally ambiguous and most probably illegal.

Notes: While these shorts all involve Nori of the Brothers Ri (man I love that title) they are not in any kind of timeline or order, and each could be considered a stand-alone from the others. While themes or objects will intersect, I'll try my best to state when one story is a sequel or partner to another. Unless I state otherwise, assume what you are reading is a one shot.


*sketchy dealings *sibling feels *References to Canonical Character Death *nasty underhanded things *Murder *mayhem *a touch of crossdressing *all those things you deal with *when you're running an intelligence network under a mountain *chapter 12 has mpreg/weird twisty gender preg *chapter 58 contains mentions of incest *so skip those if you don't wanna deal *it's cool *occasional AU *usually marked in chapter *genderbend in chapter 66
fic  b:lordoftherings  au:justalittledifferent  au:modern  pre-series  missingscene  post-series  c:lotr:nori  c:lotr:dwalin  c:lotr:ori  c:lotr:dori  c:lotr:ensemble  theme:crimeisthenewblack!  theme:angst  characterstudy  theme:friendship  theme:undercover  theme:snark  theme:family  theme:h/c  theme:grief  theme:growingup  theme:reincarnation  theme:first-time  theme:love  theme:questing  theme:assassins  theme:competency!!!  theme:aftermath  theme:afterlife  theme:hermaphroditism  theme:religion  theme:romance  theme:role-reversal  theme:domesticity  theme:marriage  theme:totherescue!  theme:adoption  theme:kids  trope:soulmates  trope:marriageofconvenience  trope:mpreg  trope:omg-you're-alive-sex  trope:stealth!dating  warning:characterdeath-canon  warning:characterdeath-minor  warning:characterdeath  unusualpairing  p:lotr:dwalin/nori  p:lotr:dwalin/nori/ori  p:lotr:dwalin/ori  p:lotr:dwalin/dori  p:lotr:bilbo/thorin  p:lotr:bofur/dori  p:lotr:bilbo/nori  p:lotr:kili/ori  genre:multi  genre:drama  rating:pg-13  @ao3  WiP 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
The End of the Beginning - pushingcrazies - Les Misérables - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
He takes one deep, steadying breath and opens his eyes. This must surely be Hell, he decides, for there was no way God's Heaven could be this untidy.
fic  b:lesmisérables  post-canon  c:lesmis:javert  theme:afterlife  WiP 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
To Follow - estelraca - Les Misérables - Victor Hugo, Les Misérables - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
They were ready to die, but Paris wasn't ready to let them all go. Grantaire drags a grievously wounded Enjolras from the barricade and struggles to keep him alive as Enjolras slides between the living and the dead. [6822]
fic  b:lesmisérables  c:lesmis:enjolras  c:lesmis:grantaire  c:lesmis:ensemble  theme:angst  theme:fix-it  theme:aftermath  theme:injury  theme:h/c  theme:afterlife  theme:friendship  theme:grief  p:lesmis:enjolras/grantaire  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @ao3 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
The Hobbit Kink Meme - Prompt Post part 7 -- Lost To Life, by tsukitenchichan
Thorin is so bad at following directions that he walks straight past Death's Door back to the world of the living.

On his way he finds Fíli and Kíli, and he's like, "Where are you going? Clearly it's that way!", and leads them away from the light.

And that's how Thorin and his nephews survive the BOFA.
ficlet  comment!fic  b:lordoftherings  c:lotr:thorin  c:lotr:kili  c:lotr:fili  theme:fix-it  theme:afterlife  theme:aftermath  humor  genre:gen  rating:pg  opinion:adorable  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
Stay - horsecrazy - Final Fantasy VII [Archive of Our Own]
'It begins with a truck, and a rock.' Sometimes going back to the beginning is the only way to make it through to the end. [4656]
fic  g:FFVII  c:ff7:zack  c:ff7:cloud  theme:grief  theme:afterlife  theme:friendship  theme:sacrifice  theme:h/c  reaction:;_;  p:ff7:aerith/zack  genre:het  rating:pg-13  @ao3 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
yellow_craion: Coming Home
Prompt: Everyone survives, except Bilbo. Years later, when Thorin finally closes his eyes for the last time, he finds himself in front of a familiar door, in a familiar Shire. [862]
ficlet  b:lordoftherings  c:lotr:thorin  c:lotr:bilbo  theme:grief  theme:aftermath  theme:afterlife  warning:characterdeath-major  p:lotr:bilbo/thorin  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
january 2013 by scorpionvoices
Further Up and Further In - Vera (Vera_DragonMuse) - Supernatural [Archive of Our Own]
Grieving, Sam takes a leave of absence from his law firm to sort himself out. Instead, he meets his abrasive damaged neighbor, Gabriel. They discuss faith, literature, philosophy and all the many poor life decisions they've made. [24,871]
fic  tv:supernatural  c:spn:sam  c:spn:gabriel  c:spn:dean  c:spn:castiel  theme:grief  theme:angst  theme:h/c  theme:snark  theme:fixing  theme:first-time  theme:selfrescue  theme:afterlife  theme:asexuality  theme:love  p:spn:gabriel/sam  p:spn:castiel/dean  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  @ao3  opinion:interesting  style:philosophical 
january 2013 by scorpionvoices
The Hobbit Kink Meme - Prompt Post 2 (Closed to new prompts) -- Frodo doesn't know what to make of all these dwarves, by anon
So I've read several stories of Bilbo meeting up with Thorin and company in the grey havens, but I'd like to see it from Frodos point of view.

What's his reaction when Bilbo gets mobbed by dwarves after stepping off the boat? And does he have a near heart attack when his uncle starts making out with the dwarven king? After all- I can't imagine that Bilbo ever told him that part of the story before.
fic  comment!fic  b:lordoftherings  post-series  c:lotr:frodo  c:lotr:bilbo  c:lotr:ensemble  theme:firstmeetings  theme:afterlife  theme:cominghome  theme:love  theme:HEA  p:lotr:bilbo/thorin  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @lj  challenge:kinkmeme 
january 2013 by scorpionvoices
Give a Watcher a Watchtower - Regency - Sanctuary - Fandom [Archive of Our Own]
Will doesn’t survive Kali, but he never actually goes away. Magnus mourns her protégé and one more thing that could have been but won’t be. [1226]
fic  tv:sanctuary  oneshot  c:sanctuary:will  c:sanctuary:magnus  theme:ghosts  theme:angst  theme:grief  theme:friendship  theme:afterlife  warning:characterdeath  genre:gen  rating:pg  author:regency  @ao3 
june 2012 by scorpionvoices
Naked to Mine Enemies - mundungus42 - Pirates of the Caribbean (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
The Pirate Code doesn't expressly command its adherents to repay debts that bridge life and death, but the Code is more of a set of guidelines, anyway. Sparrow/Norrington, set between At World's End, ignores On Stranger Tides. [39,307]
fic  m:piratesofthecaribbean  post-movie  c:potc:norrington  c:potc:jack  c:potc:elizabeth  theme:questing  theme:angst  theme:frenemies  theme:afterlife  theme:emotionalconstipation  theme:gods  theme:fix-it  theme:grief  theme:love  theme:pirates  theme:resurrection  theme:snark  theme:first-time  p:potc:jack/norrington  genre:slash  rating:r  author:mundungus42  @ao3 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
madpoetess: Skelping
The first thing Doyle did when he realized he was dead was shout out a great and resounding "Feck all!" Which, on reflection, probably didn't endear him to the Powers That Be, but he figured they owed him a little slack for the number of bloody splitting headaches they'd thrown at him. [16,138]
fic  tv:ats  oneshot  c:ats:doyle  c:ats:wesley  unusualpairing  theme:afterlife  theme:ghosts  theme:friendship  theme:first-time  theme:love  theme:seduction  humor  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  favs:btvs/ats  kink:xenosex  @privatearchive 
september 2011 by scorpionvoices
Written in the Stars - Abyssinia - Band Of Brothers [Archive of Our Own]
A few weeks in, I wasn't the only one surprised when Lipton managed to field strip an M-1 in under 90 seconds. Sobel was surprised too, but as much as he cursed he couldn't take away the promised early night if Lipton could do it. [9849]
fic  post-series  missingscene  theme:war  theme:friendship  characterstudy  theme:grief  theme:aftermath  theme:fixing  theme:afterlife  @ao3  for-kayla  style:firstperson  a:abyssinia  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  tv:bandofbrothers  c:bob:luz  c:bob:lipton  genre:gen 
august 2011 by scorpionvoices
sciathan_file: Death and King's Cross
Who was to know Death had etiquette enough to be personalized? |||

"Just flying to the end of the hard places. Of the wet. Of the windy. No tired wings.

But someday I will find him again. At the end of the hard places and the wet windy. Found as I always have found.

And there will be no letters.

No letters today. Just sky sky sky."
fic  hp  post-series  hp:hedwig  hp:dobby  hp:snape  hp:gred  hp:remus  hp:dumbledore  hp:voldemort  hp:sirius  hp:peter  hp:james  hp:harry  ensemble  theme:love  theme:afterlife  theme:family  theme:grief  theme:transformation  gen  style:philosophical  favs:bestofthebest  favs:hp  RECOMENDED  rating:pg-13 
january 2011 by scorpionvoices

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