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it feels more like a memory - savrenim - Hamilton - Miranda [Archive of Our Own]
“Alexander Hamilton! I’m at your service, sir!”

Aaron looks at the hand and doesn’t take it. His hands are safely in his pocket, but he’d taken off his gloves, and he is not particularly in the mood to feel the single most consequential juncture of a stranger’s life.

Alexander is still grinning at him, and the moment is stretching on, and he refuses to put his hand down, and Aaron has about half a second before this staring contest verges beyond the mere impolite and into the territory of heavy, awkward weight and scattered excuses—and before he can think better of it, Aaron takes Alexander’s hand. [197,875]
fic  t:hamilton  au:magicalrealism  c:ham:burr  c:ham:hamilton  c:ham:eliza  c:ham:laurens  c:ham:madison  c:ham:lafayette  c:ham:ensemble  trope:groundhogday  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  theme:fixing  theme:grief  theme:angst  theme:aftermath  theme:revenge  theme:love  theme:h/c  theme:trapped  theme:timetravel  theme:captivity  w:characterdeath  w:suicide  p:ham:eliza/hamilton  p:ham:burr/theodosia  p:ham:burr/hamilton  p:ham:burr/eliza  p:ham:dolley/madison  ge:drama  ge:multi  r:pg-13  @ao3  wip 
june 2018 by scorpionvoices
Look at My Hands, Don't Look at My Hands - kittykatthetacodemon - The Magnificent Seven (2016) [Archive of Our Own]
It's the late 1800s, and one in four folks out west in the precarious settler communities develops a gift, a unique power that gives them some kind of advantage. Sam Chisolm has enhanced senses. Billy Rocks is damn hard to kill. Goody doesn't have a gift, unless you count being a stone-cold badass when the mood strikes. Vasquez is an empath, Red Harvest controls lightning, and Jack Horne can see the future. Emma Cullen, their new employer, can sometimes raise the dead.

And Faraday? Well, he's harmless, really. He's got his own skills, a bit of this and that. Nothing to worry about.

Or: that one AU where everything is the same, except nobody dies and also they have superpowers. [15,610]
“Now, I’ve got no powers,” he said. “No gifts to speak of, save my good looks and God-given talents.” Faraday found himself impressed; most snipers had a little something extra for their aim. “But my friend Billy, here, he’s got something I like to call cockroach tendencies. It is nigh-on impossible to kill this man. Why, I once saw a man put a gun to the back of his head and pull the trigger, and Billy’s still here.”

“What happened?” Teddy asked, clearly not believing it.

Robicheaux waved a lazy hand in his direction. “Oh, the gun backfired. Damn near blew off the fool’s arm, and Billy didn’t so much as flinch.”

“I turned around and gutted the man, Goody,” Billy told him, dry as bone. “I’d call that more than a flinch.”
fic  m:magnificentseven  c:mag7:faraday  c:mag7:vasquez  c:mag7:redharvest  c:mag7:horne  c:mag7:billy  c:mag7:goodnight  c:mag7:chisolm  c:mag7:emma  theme:superpowers  theme:snark  theme:shenanigans  theme:friendship  theme:injury  theme:h/c  theme:foundfamily  p:mag7:faraday/vasquez  ge:gen  ge:drama  r:r  @ao3 
november 2016 by scorpionvoices
The Immortal Hawkeye - copperbadge - Marvel, The Avengers (Marvel) - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
Clint's a little older than he looks, and his DNA has a few surprises in store, too. [8378]
"Nobody on this Earth thinks you're pushing thirty, let alone forty," Bruce said. Sam gave him a starving-puppy look, and he rolled his eyes and dished out two bowls, spooning brown sugar into one. Sam took the other one and dumped half a jar of jam into it. "You don't think it's....unnatural?"

"Not really," Clint said. "I mean, it could have been something I ate."

Bucky looked thoughtful. "That actually might explain it."

"How does 'something I ate' explain this?" Tony asked, looking increasingly upset.

"He eats...everything," Natasha said.
fic  u:marvel  m:Avengers12  c:avengers:clint  c:cap:bucky  c:avengers:steve  c:ironman:tony  c:avengers:ensemble  theme:friendship  theme:superpowers  theme:snark  theme:shenanigans  theme:emotionalconstipation  theme:clueless  theme:pining  theme:dorksinlove  theme:firstkiss  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:family  LOLZ  p:marvel:vucky/clint  p:marvel:steve/tony  ge:crackish  ge:slash  r:pg-13  a:sam_storyteller  @ao3 
january 2016 by scorpionvoices
Natural Selection - wintergrey - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
In the aftermath of Project Insight, after Sam and Steve bring in The Winter Soldier, what remains of S.H.I.E.L.D. manages to finally unravel the mysteries of the super-soldier serum. It falls to Steve to find the first two candidates for testing and he's suddenly faced with one of the biggest decisions of his life: who does he bring into the super-soldier family to double its number from two to four? He knows the answer he wants before he starts but he doesn't want to endanger the people he loves. Natasha isn't worried about herself but she refuses to risk Sam's life. Sam's ready for anything—so long as it makes him better at doing what he was made to do: protect this family he's chosen for himself. [14,203]
“This is a S.H.I.E.L.D. initiative. So, I guess it’s just me you have to convince.” Coulson shrugs. “But it’s going to take a lot of convincing if it’s not by the book, Steve. The last thing I want is to—”

“Spend time and resources on someone, give them a high security clearance, bring them into the inner circle, and then find out they work for Hydra?” Steve can’t keep the snap out of his voice. This has everyone on edge. “Yeah, it crossed my mind, too.”
fic  u:marvel  m:captainamerica  c:avengers:steve  c:avengers:natasha  c:cap:sam  c:cap:bucky  theme:friendship  theme:pining  theme:clueless  theme:angst  theme:superpowers  theme:friendstolovers  theme:love  OT3  o:adorable  p:marvel:natasha/sam/steve  ge:multi  ge:fluff  r:r  @ao3 
august 2015 by scorpionvoices
The Next Quarter Mile - astolat - Fast and the Furious Series, X-Men (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
“We going to get somewhere anytime soon?” Dom said.

Brian was staring out the windshield. “Do you trust me?”

“What the fuck kind of question is that?” Dom said.

“If you say yes, I’m going to take you on the worst fucking ride of your life,” Brian said. “Do you trust me?” [15,795]
fic  m:thefastandthefurious  au:fusion  u:marvel  m:x-men1&2&3  c:tfatf:dom  c:tfatf:brian  c:tfatf:mia  theme:futurefic  theme:kids  theme:superpowers  theme:runningaway  theme:survival  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:totherescue!  theme:friendstolovers  theme:first-time  p:tfatf:brian/mia  p:tfatf:brian/dom  ge:action  ge:drama  ge:multi  r:r  a:astolat  @ao3 
july 2015 by scorpionvoices
Tainted - Macx - Jurassic Park - All Media Types, Jurassic World (2015) [Archive of Our Own]
Owen Grady had always had a talent for animals. Like his grandfather. It was a talent that ran in the families.

Masrani Global recruited him to train raptors. It was an intriguing, novel idea, something only a crazy or insane person would attempt.

Owen wasn't crazy or insane. He knew he could do this.

He just didn't know how deep he would get into it, how strong the connection to the pack would become, how close... they, the four of them, would become to him.

His grandfather had always warned him: don't get too close. Don't let them connect. Well, it was too late for that now. [101,210]
fic  m:jurassicpark  c:jp:owen  c:jp:blue  c:jp:charlie  c:jp:delta  c:jp:echo  c:jp:alan  c:jp:claire  c:jp:ensemble  theme:superpowers  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:injury  theme:survival  theme:h/c  theme:snark  theme:aftermath  theme:pack  theme:PTSD  theme:shenanigans  ge:gen  r:pg-13  @ao3  l:novel 
july 2015 by scorpionvoices
breathe them to death - voksen - Les Misérables - All Media Types, Les Misérables (2012), Les Misérables - Schönberg/Boublil [Archive of Our Own]
They don't know him.

They think they do: Grantaire the cynic, Grantaire the drunkard, Grantaire the useless - but they don't. He's made sure they don't, because if they did, if they knew who he was, it would be him chained up in there instead of the Inspector.

(It must say something about him - or how very far he's fallen - that the Inspector didn't know him even when he'd stared Grantaire right in the face.) [825]
fic  b:lesmisérables  au:fusion  ca:avatarthelastairbender  c:lesmis:grantaire  c:lesmis:enjolras  c:lesmis:ensemble  theme:secrets  theme:superpowers  theme:totherescue!  theme:sacrifice  ge:gen  r:pg-13  @ao3 
december 2014 by scorpionvoices
Walking Far From Home - TaleWorthTelling - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel, Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Sam’s relationship with birds starts early and inexplicably.

A/N: So I don’t know what this is, but even though I LOVE MCU!Sam (seriously, I was so excited about him and he turned out perfect and I’m still just as in love), a small part of me has a need for MCU!Sam who just stops and talks to birds. It’s sort of his thing in 616 and I missed it. Also there’s other stuff. Sam, as usual, is the only person with his shit together, but he got there the hard way. [6222]
fic  u:marvel  m:captainamerica  pre-movie  post-movie  c:cap:sam  characterstudy  c:avengers:steve  c:avengers:natasha  c:cap:bucky  theme:growingup  theme:family  theme:grief  theme:h/c  theme:competency!!!  theme:fixing  theme:superpowers  theme:team!  theme:friendship  pov:coc  ge:het  r:pg-13  @ao3 
june 2014 by scorpionvoices
s2b2: Silver Linings
"It's almost midnight, and you're still here?"

Jesus Christ. Kevin did not quite manage to jump out of his seat – too tired to even do that much – but his heart did bounce up to his throat before slamming back into his ribcage like a startled rabbit. He grimaced as he thumped his fist over the excessive pounding in his chest before he turned his swivel chair to glare at the being floating outside the one open window of his office. He’d hoped the fresh air would clear his head. It hadn’t helped. "Gilgamesh," he said, in as polite a tone as he could manage, "don't you have any world-saving to do?"

Gilgamesh met his glare with narrowed eyes. Given that said eyes were all glowing silver in iris and pupil, the effect was unnerving, if not downright frightening, to the average person. Thankfully, Kevin had a little over two years of practice with dealing with Neo-Eden's Silver Star (as the media was so fond of calling the city's pet superhero) that the pale gaze no longer brought the discomfited shudder he used to get when those inhuman eyes turned towards him.

"Commissioner Yang," Gilgamesh said, his brow furrowing with something that looked like concern. "I do not know the exact daily schedule of your police, but I do not think that this is the normal hour for you to be in your office."
originalfic  theme:superpowers  theme:theyfightcrime!  theme:angst  theme:grief  theme:h/c  theme:first-time  pov:coc  ge:slash  r:r  challenge:s2b2  @lj 
january 2014 by scorpionvoices
Once More Into The Fray - phrenitis - Iron Man (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Extremis is not a choice she was given, and she’s starting to wonder if anything ever will be again. [IM3 Spoilers] [4918]

[The journey to becoming Rescue. MY HEAAART]
fic  u:marvel  m:ironman  c:ironman:pepper  c:ironman:tony  c:ironman:jarvis  c:avengers:natasha  theme:superpowers  theme:aftermath  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:shenanigans  opinion:awesome  p:ironman:pepper/tony  genre:het  r:pg-13  @ao3 
june 2013 by scorpionvoices
Cave-In - MontanaHarper - Haven [Archive of Our Own]
He doesn't want to consider what it says about his life that getting an old-fashioned blackjack to the skull is the better option. [2313]
fic  tv:haven  c:haven:duke  c:haven:nathan  trope:amnesia  theme:angst  theme:captivity  theme:previousrelationship  theme:superpowers  theme:selfrescue  p:haven:duke/nathan  genre:slash  r:pg-13  @ao3  challenge:yuletide2012 
april 2013 by scorpionvoices
whimsicalimages: to paint the speed of light
John’s first love is a paint brush, and his second love is a scalpel, and his third love is a gun.

He doesn’t want to know what that particular progression says about his psychological well-being. [~3200]
fic  tv:sherlock  au:magicalrealism  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:superpowers  theme:angst  theme:establishedrelationship  theme:grief  theme:PTSD  theme:love  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  r:pg-13  @lj 
march 2013 by scorpionvoices
leaf subsides to leaf - lacking - Rise of the Guardians (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
He dies in a forest fire from smoke inhalation, gasping as he watches trees burn and grass wilt into ash.

Or: Bunnymund learns that being a guardian and that being a friend are not so terribly different. [4604]
fic  m:riseoftheguardians  pre-movie  post-movie  c:rotg:bunny  c:rotg:north  c:rotg:tooth  c:rotg:sandy  c:rotg:jack  worldbuilding  characterstudy  theme:gods  theme:superpowers  theme:angst  theme:fixing  theme:transformation  theme:foundfamily  theme:h/c  theme:snark  theme:emotionalconstipation  theme:HEA  genre:gen  rating:pg  @ao3 
march 2013 by scorpionvoices
To Fight Another Day - Ryssabeth - Les Misérables - All Media Types [Archive of Our Own]
Grantaire holds out his arms, as wide as he can get them, and Enjolras would laugh if it weren’t so sad—and then colour bursts from his fingertips and his spine, swirls crawling up his neck and around his ears. His skin ripples with pain and his green shirt falls away in tatters, the colours spreading and evolving with more speed than Enjolras can adequately describe as twelve pillars—and then people—stand around Grantaire and Enjolras, catching every shot with a piece of their bodies, moving and adjusting where compensation is required.

“I am one of them!” Grantaire shouts—and the twelve people, men and women alike, oh, oh (oh those are the Greco-Roman gods, oh)—declare themselves the same, speaking in tandem with a voice that shakes the building and causes the shifting crowd to still and fall silent. “I am one of them,” he says, softer this time and looks over his shoulder at Enjolras, his face completely coloured by whirling storms of colour—the only think marking him as Grantaire at all is the bright blue of his eyes swimming in a sea of unfamiliar shades.
fic  b:lesmisérables  au:fusion  co:x-men  c:lesmis:grantaire  c:lesmis:enjolras  theme:superpowers  theme:undercover  theme:comingout  theme:totherescue!  theme:injury  theme:h/c  theme:UST  p:lesmis:enjolras/grantaire  genre:pre-slash  rating:pg-13  @ao3 
february 2013 by scorpionvoices
An Eyeless Face - Not_You - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
Written for a very special prompt on Avengerkink that I'm going to bother to quote in full:

Clint is called Hawkeye, and that's truer than most people know. You see, Clint is special. He has a whole collection of eyes for every occasion. Hawk eyes for accuracy, infrared eyes for tracking people at night, cat eyes for seeing in dim light, even a set of plain old human eyes he uses for nights out on the town. Somewhere in his room/nest is a shelf full of different eyes he uses, though he usually keeps a few sets on him, just in case. In truth, Clint is actually blind; he has no eyes of his own, just uses the various sets that he has. (Whether his ability to change out his eyes is science or magic or some kind of tech is up to you, dear author.)

Please show me the team's reaction when they find out! Are they intrigued? Disgusted? Just plain weirded out?

(Coulson finds out, and years later, so does the team.) [1766]
fic  u:marvel  m:Avengers12  c:avengers:clint  c:marvel:coulson  c:avengers:ensemble  theme:superpowers  theme:secrets  theme:friendship  theme:h/c  theme:team!  kink:powers  p:marvel:clint/coulson  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @ao3  opinion:interesting 
november 2012 by scorpionvoices
say it with flowers - hazel - Hockey RPF [Archive of Our Own]
GOOD WORK, YOUNG HAWK, the oak tree outside his building booms once the season’s over, and Patrick smiles sleepily in its direction.

He's never been sure how the trees of Chicago know about hockey—trees hear a lot, but it's not like he's ever stopped in a public park to ask one about it. [6741]
fic  rps:sports  rp:hockey:kane  rp:hockey:toews  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  theme:secrets  theme:snark  theme:shenanigans  theme:boysaredorks  theme:first-time  theme:love  opinion:adorable  p:hockey:kane/toews  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @ao3 
october 2012 by scorpionvoices
I Am Judas - Sidney Sussex (SidneySussex) - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
"I hit him, Clint. I hit him back," Barney whispers, and he's crying again, like he's done something wrong, like it's some kind of sin to raise a hand against this man who is not, and never was, a father.

Clint rests his hands on Barney's back, his head against Barney's chest, and whispers, "It's okay. It's okay."

And it is, because it's always okay when Clint says it is.

Barney stops crying, slowly and with deep, shuddering breaths that shake them both. He stops and Clint tells him, again and again, it's okay, it's okay, because Barney looks after him and keeps him safe and does everything for him, and this is the only thing Clint knows how to do in return; the only thing that Clint can do that Barney can't.

When things are wrong, Clint makes them right again. [4909]
fic  u:marvel  co:avengers  m:Avengers12  c:avengers:clint  characterstudy  c:marvel:coulson  theme:abuse  theme:growingup  theme:friendship  theme:angst  theme:superpowers  theme:grief  theme:scars  theme:sacrifice  theme:love  p:marvel:clint/coulson  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  author:sidneysussex  @ao3 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
Mutant AU - stolemyslumber - Generation Kill [Archive of Our Own]
Mutant AU! In a time when those with powers are being locked away in facilities to control them, Ray has been careful to hide his power for years. When he gets caught and then rescued, he's brought into an underground band of people working for the resistance movement. [39,545]
fic  series  tv:generationkill  au:scifi  c:gk:ray  c:gk:brad  c:gk:nate  c:gk:lilley  c:gk:rudy  c:gk:trombley  c:gk:mikewynn  c:gk:walt  theme:superpowers  theme:team!  theme:angst  theme:aftermath  theme:friendship  theme:injury  theme:captivity  theme:totherescue!  theme:h/c  theme:psychic  theme:sacrifice  theme:firstkiss  theme:cominghome  warning:characterdeath-offscreen  p:gk:brad/ray  p:gk:nate/wynn  genre:slash  genre:action  genre:drama  rating:r  author:stolemyslumber  @ao3  favs:gk  favs:bestofthebest  for-kayla  w:torture 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
Got to Do What You Love - BlackEyedGirl - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
Phil has control issues, Clint has power issues, and the Avengers are a bundle of issues. It’s no wonder Maria wants nothing to do with them. Phil doesn’t seem to have a choice. [8790]

[Coulson accidentally, temporarily gets super-powers, Maria and Coulson divide up the kids, and the Avengers are bad at following orders but will defend Coulson from flying coffee cups. I love that this is set post-movie even though the movie isn't out yet. It's awesome!]
fic  u:marvel  co:avengers  m:Avengers12  post-movie  c:marvel:coulson  c:marvel:mariahill  c:avengers:clint  c:avengers:steve  c:ironman:tony  c:avengers:thor  c:avengers:natasha  c:avengers:bruce  theme:team!  theme:superpowers  theme:sliceoflife  theme:friendship  theme:competency!!!  p:marvel:clint/coulson  genre:slash  rating:pg-13  @ao3  a:blackeyedgirl 
march 2012 by scorpionvoices
amific: Superman Never Dealt With This Shit
During an almost nonexistent silent moment between songs John noted the shower sounds had been replaced by dulcet tones of Rodney's muffled voice going up and down the register of disbelief and anger.

Possibly with a dash of horror.

"Radiation doesn't work that way!"

Disbelief too.

"Did you really go to med school?"

Sarcasm. Rodney was going through the seven stages of 'Weird Shit Happens, Get Used to It' very quickly. The most impressive thing was how the words were bleeding through the iPod. John turned the volume up and tried to find something to do. [7069] [the one with the spontaneous orgasms]
fic  sga  crack  sga:john  sga:rodney  sga:teyla  sga:carson  theme:superpowers  hilarity  shenanigans  john/rodney  slash  r  @lj 
october 2011 by scorpionvoices
nixa_jane: Stigmata
Dean never used to believe in faith healers, and the irony of this newfound ability is not lost on him, but he just tells Sam he's not getting himself a fucking tent or a ticket booth, so he'd better damn well not ask. [4094]
fic  supernatural  oneshot  spn:dean  spn:sam  theme:injury  theme:h/c  theme:superpowers  drama  theme:angst  gen  author:nixa_jane  @lj  rating:pg-13 
september 2011 by scorpionvoices
holdouttrout: Five People (or Beings) Who Inhabit the SGC
There's a storage closet on the 19th floor that locks people in, and Nori Harris is probably the only person on base that doesn't know about it. Nori has phenomenal luck. She constantly misses everything exciting that happens on base. She's slept through two separate foothold situations. She has been off-base every time the self-destruct counter came anywhere near zero.

She's been off-world twenty-three times, and never been shot at, drugged, lost, or otherwise in danger.

No one wants her on their team.
fic  tv:stargatesg1  c:sg1:oc  theme:muteness  theme:transformation  theme:superpowers  theme:stranded  minorcharacters  theme:aliens  length:short  genre:gen  rating:pg  favs:sga/sg1  for-cindy  style:fivethings  opinion:awesome  @lj 
september 2011 by scorpionvoices
acidpop25: Stranger Things Have Happened
Danny has always been prone to déja vu, for as far back as he can remember. Stupid, insignificant things, mostly, feeling like he’d already eaten a meal when he knew he hadn’t or thinking he recognized a new place. He’d never really given it much thought; you get used to your brain’s little quirks, Danny always figured.

Except he swears it’s gotten worse since he came to this godforsaken island, and it’s starting to make him a little nuts. It happens all the fucking time, and now he’s starting to remember the dreams his mind thinks are reality, wakes up from them feeling more tired than he was when he went to bed. It’s weird and annoying, and Danny is privately certain that there’s got to be *some* way it’s Steve’s fault. [4656]
fic  tv:hawaii5-0  oneshot  c:h50:danny  c:h50:steve  theme:psychic  theme:superpowers  theme:shenanigans  humor  theme:friendship  theme:first-time  kink:powers  p:h50:danny/steve  genre:slash  r:nc-17  a:acidpop25  @lj 
may 2011 by scorpionvoices
oxoniensis: Porn Battle IX (Dressed to the Nines) -- The Problem with Suburbian Crime-Fighting, by twotiming
"Goddammit," Ray spits, pulling off his t-shirt, ruined by dirt, blood (not all of it his), and sweat. Lots of sweat. "Why don't we ever get any cool villains like the other guys? Where are the bad guys with smoke bombs and hovercrafts and crazy poisons? Shouldn't we be getting all kinds of videos remote-sent to the TV, you know, all 'Ooooh, Rip Fuel and Viking! I've kidnapped, um, your whole family! Come find me in my secret oceanic lair and defeat me, then fuck all my beautiful villainous henchwomen!"
fic  tv:generationkill  comment!fic  c:gk:ray  c:gk:brad  theme:superpowers  theme:establishedrelationship  genre:smut  kink:powers  length:short  p:gk:brad/ray  genre:slash  rating:r  challenge:kinkmeme  @DW 
march 2011 by scorpionvoices
cruelest_month: Five Ways Pepper Potts Became a Superhero
She scowled at his stupid helmet and shook her head. “Fine, I’m going to be a superhero. If you can do it, anyone can do it.”

“Great! I already picked a name for you and scheduled a press conference.”

“You better cancel it right away and what name did you pick?”

“Iron Maiden?”

She gave him a look and that was probably why he kept the helmet on. “Maiden?”

“Iron Woman’s not going to sound a hell of a lot better.”

To be fair, Tony had a point, but Pepper sighed anyway. She’d have to see what Rhodes thought, but considering that his name was War Machine? He would probably think it was a great idea.
fic  ironman  ironman:pepper  ironman:tony  ironman:rhodey  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  boysaredorks  humor  shenanigans  gen  pg  for-kayla  style:fivethings 
february 2011 by scorpionvoices
etothepii: they tell me their secrets (will you tell me yours too)
In Afghanistan, the supplies tell him when they're running low, and the cars always, always tell him when strangers have touched them, and John gets known as having a knack (paranoia, his men call it, but he's never missed a single car bomb) for keeping his men safe. [2320]
fic  tv:sherlock  c:SH:watson  characterstudy  c:SH:holmes  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:pre-slash  favs:SH  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  author:etothepii  @lj 
november 2010 by scorpionvoices
dreamlittleyo: The Fire I Breathe
What if Devil's Trap had ended a little bit differently? The YED's plan backfires, and Sam's got new problems. Because power like that, once you touch it you can't put it back. [9,380]
fic  spn  spn:sam  spn:dean  theme:firstkiss  theme:superpowers  kink:incest  theme:love  dean/sam  slash  r  theme:angst  episoderelated  admin:retag 
july 2010 by scorpionvoices
originalceenote: The Thrill is Gone
"Logan's tired of playing games. Remy's tired of running. Mutual need turns into something else."

[This one is interesting. It's a realworld AU on the face of it, but there are still mutants running around the edges of things, making things more complicated. There is absolutely no reference to mutants in the larger scheme of the story, only in reference to certain individuals, so you don't really know if mutants are widely known about as in the canon, or if they're only known to a small few. Nevertheless, I love how the author dealt with the characters, showing a tougher side to Remy and a softer side to Logan than other authors have conceived of. The author still has the story marked as a WiP, but it is complete in itself as it now stands at 20 chapters.]
fic  x-men  au:realworld  xmen:logan  xmen:remy  theme:superpowers  theme:friendship  theme:love  theme:family  theme:h/c  humor  long  slash  nc-17  quality:notgoodnotbad  ficfromThePit  theme:angst 
may 2010 by scorpionvoices
shorikurai: l'essentiel est invisible
“I've had this come around bite my ass often enough before, so I figure I'll be upfront about it and if you can't take it, I'll just find another job.”

He pauses and Gibbs gives him a curt nod while his mind runs through the possibilities of what is going to come. *I'm the president's son*, pops up in his head, as well as *I'm really a girl* and *I'm gay*.

DiNozzo holds his gaze and calmly says “I'm telepathic.”

*Great*, Gibbs thinks, *I have to work on reading people. I was so sure he was sane*. [3322]
fic  ncis  pre-series  missingscene  ncis:gibbs  ncis:tony  theme:superpowers  theme:h/c  theme:first-time  humor  slash  theme:angst  rating:pg-13 
may 2010 by scorpionvoices
corilannam: Pull
Everyone knew Uther Pendragon was the strongest Pusher on the continent, possibly in the world, and he ruled over the British Division with the iron force of his will--literally. The only time Merlin had met the man, only his own latent pushing talent allowed him to fend off that powerful mind for the few seconds he needed to run.
fic  tv:merlin  au:realworld  theme:superpowers  tobetagged 
april 2010 by scorpionvoices
vorpalblades: I Am the Very Model...
Jake killed Sam, but Sam came back. Sam killed Jake, and Jake stayed dead. That means Sam won, and to the victor goes the spoils, right? Yeah, that’s what the rest of Hell thought too. [5630]
fic  spn  theme:futurefic  hilarity  theme:demons  crack  spn:sam  theme:superpowers  LOLZ  gen  favs:spn  rating:pg-13 
april 2010 by scorpionvoices
nova33: Finding the Words to Say
Superpowers AU, in which Ryan Ross can't help reading people's minds, Jon Walker absorbs energy (and usually controls it perfectly), Spencer Smith shoots ice from his hands and saves melting refreshments, and Brendon Urie sometimes bursts into flames.
fic  rps  p!atd  mcr  au:magicalrealism  patd:ryan  theme:superpowers  brendon/spencer  theme:clueless  jon/ryan  humor  theme:friendship  bandom:  slash  theme:angst  rating:pg-13  opinion:sweet 
december 2009 by scorpionvoices
SGA Big Bang: "Calling Down the Lightning" by dreamwaffles
The gift of magic carries a death sentence on Earth, and one so accused can be executed on suspicion, for the simple reason that the destructive power of an angry wizard can lay waste to entire countries. When magic awakens in a person just as they leave their teens, whether it is the untamable power of a wizard or the lesser abilities of a mere magician, life becomes a constant struggle to hide it at all costs. Dr. Rodney McKay, PhD PhD, is a wizard. Incredibly, he has learned to control his power and is one of the few wizards in the world to have survived past his twenties. In order to remain hidden, he has sworn never to use his magic except in the most desperate of circumstances, when lives are at stake. But what will happen in the Pegasus Galaxy, where desperate circumstances are commonplace and chaos threatens to overwhelm the expedition at every turn?
fic  tv:sga  au:magicalrealism  c:sga:rodney  p:sga:john/rodney  theme:first-time  genre:drama  theme:runningaway  theme:superpowers  genre:slash  challenge:bigbang  quality:good  RECOMENDED  theme:angst  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13  author:dreamwaffles  @talkoncorners 
november 2009 by scorpionvoices
kathkin: I Can See That You're Thinking About Having Sex With Me But I Am Not Into You
Summary: Based on this prompt on the old Kink Meme: AU. Arthur can read minds. "For the longest time, it seemed like the most natural thing in the world: the undercurrent of whispering voices, flashes of alien emotion and thought at random intervals. It sharpened as he got older, but he just assumed it was normal. He couldn’t imagine it being any other way." [3674]
fic  tv:merlin  theme:superpowers  c:merlin:arthur  theme:psychic  genre:crack  theme:first-time  genre:slash  rating:r  humor  p:merlin:arthur/merlin  @lj 
november 2009 by scorpionvoices
Gifts series, by Leah and Springwoof
A series of stories set in the same AU as Aegis, a universe where ten percent of Earth's population have Gifts--special abilities.
fic  series  sga  au:magicalrealism  theme:superpowers  long  slash  het  r  quality:good  theme:angst 
november 2009 by scorpionvoices
Ignition, a NCIS fanfic by alessandriana - FanFiction.Net
Tim shrugs. "What can I say, Tony? You controlling fire with your mind is honestly not the weirdest thing I've ever seen on this job." [2446]
fic  ncis  oneshot  ncis:tim  ncis:tony  theme:friendship  theme:superpowers  humor  boysaredorks  short  gen  pg  ficfromthepit  tobetagged 
july 2009 by scorpionvoices
Preordained
Superpower!AU. Jon doesn’t see the future. He sees scenarios of what might be, and sometimes it’s difficult to differentiate between dreams and visions. But he knows that he is going to meet a guy. Jon knows nothing of him, but he knows the way the guy will make him feel, and even if it was just a blurred vision, Jon knows he’s never felt anything like it. [32,000]
fic  rps  p!atd  au:scifi  theme:superpowers  patd:jon  jon/spencer  brendon/ryan  fob:patrick  fob:pete  warning:characterdeath  theme:grief  quality:good  bandom:  slash  nc-17  happyending  band:fob 
july 2009 by scorpionvoices
t_hy_la: visions
The reason Bones actually brings Jim along is he's precognative. That might be the wrong word. I mean he has dreams about the future. Every scenario Jim isn't on the Enterprise, they all end up dead. [2019]
fic  u:startrek  m:startrek09  c:startrek:bones  theme:superpowers  missingscene  theme:friendship  humor  genre:gen  theme:angst  opinion:awesome  r:pg-13  @lj 
july 2009 by scorpionvoices
The Flower Gleams
Sam isn't the only one with powers. Unfortunately for Dean, his mystical ability to grow flowers doesn't have the same awe-inspiring effect.
fic  tv:supernatural  c:spn:dean  c:spn:sam  theme:friendship  theme:family  hilarity  theme:superpowers  p:spn:dean/sam  kink:incest  genre:slash  r:nc-17  favs:spn  opinion:awesome  @lj 
july 2009 by scorpionvoices
a sense of touch
from the very beginning, slowly at first but always steadily growing towards more, they touched. So much and eventually so without thought that they never had to wonder why it felt wrong when they didn’t, because that itself happened so infrequently.
fic  rps  p!atd  spencer/brendon/ryan/jon  OT4  gsf  long  bandom:  slash  theme:superpowers  rating:pg-13  opinion:sweet 
september 2008 by scorpionvoices
trolllogicfics: Burnt Ash and Golden Eyes
When Shawn Spencer is six months old, his mother spontaneously combusts over his cradle.
fic  psych  crossover  spn  worldbuilding  theme:superpowers  interesting  gen  missingscene  rating:pg-13 
april 2008 by scorpionvoices
Phoenix Emergent, a Sky High fanfic
When Warren develops his second power, it is the beginning of a journey that could lead to becoming the ultimate pyro, a fire elemental. First in a series.
fic  skyhigh  skyhigh:warren  skyhigh:will  theme:friendship  drama  theme:superpowers  gen  pg  quality:good  ficfromThePit  opinion:awesome 
march 2008 by scorpionvoices
shed a light, by lily
“I believe in magic,” JC says one day, completely out of nowhere, in the middle of an interview.
fic  rps:popslash  nsync  nsync:jc  nsync:justin  ensemble  theme:superpowers  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:UST  theme:first-time  jc/justin  popslash:  slash  r 
january 2008 by scorpionvoices
Tripping into a Rhythm
It was six months after Jon came on tour with them as a replacement bassist and then as permanent bassist that he could hear them, speak with them with just thought and concentration. Typically, it was all Brendon’s fault.
fic  rps  p!atd  spencer/brendon/ryan/jon  OT4  gsf  patd:brent  bandom:  slash  nc-17  theme:superpowers  o:beautiful 
october 2007 by scorpionvoices
did you think that you were dreaming?
In the shadows, they stand like a set of oddly taken photographs: edges dark and clear cut, faces hazy, shadow-territory. That is the first time Jon sees them.
fic  rps  p!atd  jon/spencer  ryan/brendon  theme:superpowers  theme:first-time  bandom:  slash  softlyforgotten  theme:angst  opinion:awesome  rating:pg-13 
october 2007 by scorpionvoices
I'll Walk You Up
The doctor assures him that it’s just a hairline fracture and that he should be playing bass again in no time. Patrick writes “mentally ill” in block capitals on his cast and underlines it twice. Joe asks if anyone managed to film it. Andy fails to
fic  rps  humor  pete/patrick  short  theme:superpowers  bandom:  slash  band:fob  rating:pg-13 
october 2007 by scorpionvoices
Play This Record in Reverse
The conversation about whether or not Andy was keeping the baby went something like this: "Shouldn't you, you know," Joe had said, and Andy had scowled at him, and said, "Dude, it's my body," hand splayed beneath his belly button, and Pete grinned.
fic  rps  mcr  trope:ageswap  pete/patrick  crack  fob:andy  fob:joe  trope:mpreg  theme:superpowers  bandom:  slash  favs:bandom  favs:bestofthebest  band:fob  rating:pg-13 
october 2007 by scorpionvoices
[Insert Fall Out Boy Lyric Here]
Suddenly, Brendon is psychic! OH NOES. Clearly, the only person in the world who can get him through this is Pete. Also starring a giant robot, Gabe, Frank, and Panic.
fic  rpf:p!atd  rpf:fob  rpf:mcr  c:patd:brendon  c:fob:pete  p:band:brendon/pete  theme:psychic  theme:superpowers  kink:powers  bandom:  genre:slash  rating:r  author:impertinence  theme:theyfightcrime!  @lj 
september 2007 by scorpionvoices
Elements of Truth
Tony's secret isn't his secret alone, and one of those who shares it appears to demand his help.
fic  ncis  crossover  heroes  ncis:tony  theme:superpowers  gen  favs:crossover  nix 
september 2007 by scorpionvoices
Not a Big Deal
The radio is off, and Patrick can't help but sing an endless litany of "bored, bored, bored bored bored" to the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat inside his own head. It's not even really a complaint, just a bad habit left over from 8th grade music class.
fic  rps  pete/patrick  powers!sex  theme:superpowers  humor  theme:love  theme:first-time  bandom:  slash  nc-17  short  favs:bandom  lovelypoet  band:fob 
september 2007 by scorpionvoices
seikaitsukimizu: Not So Charmed
"Fire burned through his veins, and his heart felt like it was beating faster than a hummingbird’s wings, and the last thing Rodney thought before slipping into unconsciousness was that something had happened to his sister."
fic  tv:stargateatlantis  crossover  tv:charmed  c:sga:john  c:sga:rodney  c:sga:lorne  theme:transformation  ge:slash  theme:superpowers  p:sga:john/rodney  rating:pg-13  admin:retag 
june 2007 by scorpionvoices

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