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The Living and Death - pinkevilbob - Critical Role (Web Series) [Archive of Our Own]
Jester, daughter of the goddess of the harvest, finds herself lying low in the land of the dead under the care of the Lord of the Dead, Caleb. [6727]

[THE FREAKING CUTEST! Not my usual pairing (except that rarepairs are my OTP and I would do many ridiculous things for more Hades/Persephone!AUs), but so glad I took a few minutes to read this. SO. CUTE.]
fic  u:criticalrole  web:criticalrole2  au:fusion  u:mythology  c:cr:caleb  c:cr:jester  c:cr:nott  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:snark  theme:undercover  theme:h/c  theme:pining  theme:love  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:firstkiss  theme:HEA  o:adorable  o:hilarious  p:cr:caleb/jester  ge:het  ge:drama  r:pg-13  @ao3 
november 2018 by scorpionvoices
Rivers Know This - blackkat - Naruto [Archive of Our Own]
Tobirama has long since resigned himself to the fact that all Uchiha are at least mildly insane, but this is a new low. And to think, he’d considered Kagami to be one of the level-headed ones. [6205]
fic  an:naruto  c:naru:tobirama  c:naru:kagami  c:naru:hashirama  c:naru:madara  theme:friendship  theme:snark  theme:shenanigans  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:firstkiss  p:naru:kagami/tobirama  ge:slash  ge:fluff  r:pg-13  a:blackkat 
august 2016 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
Five Times Bruce Was Surprised by his Husband (and Five Times Tony was Surprised by Bruce) - storiesfortravellers - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
For this prompt on avengerkink:
"In an AU where brilliant scientists and engineers are viewed like royalty, Bruce and Tony's corporations/universities/research labs/government agencies/whatever have arranged a marriage between them.

Tony is annoyed because he thinks Bruce is going to be quiet and boring and is not going to let him do any of his awesome explosions. Besides, he doesn't think anyone's really worth more than a one-night-stand anyway; he's never been faithful to anything that wasn't run on arc-reactors.

Bruce is more terrified than annoyed. The only possibilities he can think of are bad (Tony will keep dragging him to society functions only to cast him aside and go off with pretty girls) or worse (Tony will experiment on him and it will be as bad as the Army; after all Tony's not been known for caring about collateral damage).

Then, when they actually get together, sparks fly. It turns out Bruce is even more playful than Tony is, and Tony has more heart than Bruce could ever imagine." [3173]
fic  u:marvel  m:Avengers12  au:society  c:avengers:bruce  c:ironman:tony  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:angst  theme:friendship  theme:romance  theme:love  p:marvel:bruce/tony  genre:slash  rating:r  @ao3 
september 2012 by scorpionvoices
Cursed at First, But Mended - Lake (beyond_belief) - The Eagle | Eagle of the Ninth (2011) [Archive of Our Own]
Sir Marcus Aquila, recently invalided home from the war, has only weeks to arrange a marriage of convenience so that he can inherit his family's estate. A Regency Romance AU. [18,814]
fic  m:theeagle  au:period  c:eagle:marcus  c:eagle:esca  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:injury  theme:angst  theme:grief  theme:friendship  theme:h/c  theme:love  theme:cominghome  p:eagle:esca/marcus  genre:slash  rating:r  @ao3  for-kayla 
april 2012 by scorpionvoices
rocket_happy: A Bit Backwards
“I think we’ve got this whole ‘love’ thing a bit backwards,” John says when Sherlock straightens up. “Normal people fall in love, then get married.”

“Dull.”

Of course. [3008]
fic  tv:sherlock  oneshot  c:SH:watson  c:SH:holmes  theme:futurefic  theme:friendship  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:clueless  theme:domesticity  theme:firstkiss  humor  dorksinlove  p:sh:john/sherlock  genre:slash  rating:pg  @lj 
january 2012 by scorpionvoices
In Bond and Blood - thehoyden - Naruto [Archive of Our Own]
"I want to make Naruto my heir," Kakashi said bluntly.

To his credit, Iruka didn’t freeze in the middle of taking a sip of tea, but he did set his cup down after a careful swallow. "This is sudden," Iruka said cautiously.

Kakashi looked over at the curtain fluttering in a brisk, early autumn breeze. "Not really. I’m turning thirty tomorrow."

Iruka drank from his teacup again, and Kakashi knew he wouldn’t have to explain further, jounin life expectancy being what it was. You were either good enough or lucky enough to survive, or you weren’t. In either case, Kakashi believed in being prepared. "Happy birthday," Iruka said after a moment.

Kakashi inclined his head in thanks. "Imagine my surprise when I learned you beat me to it. Very sneaky, Iruka-sensei. Tell me, how did you convince Naruto to keep his mouth shut about the adoption?" [12,918]
fic  an:naruto  c:naru:kakashi  c:naru:iruka  c:naru:naruto  hilarity  theme:shenanigans  theme:boysaredorks  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:marriage  theme:family  theme:love  theme:clueless  theme:angst  theme:first-time  opinion:pitchperfect  @ao3  opinion:awesome  opinion:sweet  theme:kids  p:naru:iruka/kakashi  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  author:thehoyden 
august 2011 by scorpionvoices
Opacity of Paradise - thehoyden - Star Trek: Deep Space Nine [Archive of Our Own]
"Look at me," Garak says softly, and Julian does. "Are you afraid I won't be good to you?"

"I could ask you the same," Julian asks steadily, although his heart seems to have relocated to his throat.

"Julian Bashir, you've been nothing but good to me since the day we met," Garak says lightly, but it doesn't mask the sincerity of the remark.

Julian mulls it over. "So I get freedom from vicious rumors and limit the possibility of others finding out by mistake. What do you get?"

"You," Garak says simply. "Nothing you're not amenable to, of course. But I want more than lunches once a week." It's not a shock, not exactly -- it's more like a suspicion that Julian's chosen not to look at too closely before. But if Julian has felt terribly alone in keeping his secret, Garak has kept his own secret longer and under worse circumstances. If Garak wanted more…intimacy, Julian couldn't honestly say he was opposed to the idea. [10,154]
fic  startrekds9  oneshot  startrek:bashir  startrek:garak  theme:friendship  theme:angst  theme:marriage  theme:love  humor  trope:marriageofconvenience  garak/bashir  slash  r  thehoyden  @ao3  episoderelated  opinion:sweet 
june 2011 by scorpionvoices
mahoni: A Gentleman's Agreement
Brian buys and sells unicorns and bicorns for the titled and wealthy. When Bob's stepfather defaults on a debt he owes Brian, he uses Bob as barter to pay the debt off. Brian and Bob agree that their arrangement will be a marriage on paper only, that Bob will run Brian's stables and the relationship will remain strictly professional. But despite Bob's trust issues and Brian's propensity for drinking a lot instead of dealing with how he feels, their mutual affection for Brian's horses breaks down the walls between them. With a little help from Brian's friends and his possessed house, they begin to fall in love. [~56,000]
fic  rpf:mcr  rpf:p!atd  rpf:fob  au:magicalrealism  au:period  c:mcr:brian  c:mcr:bob  ensemble  trope:marriageofconvenience  theme:angst  theme:abuse-past  theme:domesticity  theme:love  theme:first-time  p:band:bob/brian  bandom:  genre:slash  rating:nc-17  author:mahoni  @DW  favs:bandom  favs:bestofthebest  RECOMENDED  challenge:bandombigbang 
february 2011 by scorpionvoices

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