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Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan - Christopher Caldwell
John Wood boarded the Gracie-Ella ahead of the crew. He carried his sea chest on his shoulder. In a satchel slung low on his hip were his tools and the three things most precious to him: a lock of his grandmother’s hair, a shaving from the first cabinet he had built as a boy, and his freedom papers.
'fiction  -profic  -history  $dudeslash  :2k-10k  @christophercaldwell 
11 weeks ago by sophia_sol
Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Memphis Minnie Sing the Stumps Down Good - LaShawn M. Wanak
Rosetta knelt to look at the stump in the corner of her client’s bedroom. It had the likeness of a ten-year-old boy, four feet tall, dressed in an oversized shirt and suspenders, and its features were flawless, from the newsboy’s cap cocked on its tight curls, to its pupil-less eyes fringed with long eyelashes. The only oddity was that stump’s hands were unformed, shapeless blobs. It was easy to believe that a sculptor had chiseled a boy out of wood and had stepped away just before finishing its hands.

Rosetta sucked in her breath through her cloth face mask. The SPC hadn’t told her that her first stump extermination would look like a child.
'fiction  -profic  @lashawnmwanak  $gen  "music  -history  :10k-20k 
11 weeks ago by sophia_sol
A Fine Italian Hand - Jo Walton
John Argentine, magician, is doctor to dead princes,

Trained, like the best, in Padua, his fine Italian hand

Kept in a silver box, it writes in delicate italics

Copying his magic texts and shaking on the sand.

author's note:
(If I say it's all true, you won't believe me. But -- well, I was reading Frank Klaasen's The Transformation of Magic, and John Argentine was discussed, and there was a summary of his career -- Padua, Princes in Tower, Prince Arthur, Provost of King's College Cambridge -- and then in the next paragraph it said he had a fine Italian hand. It's more than anyone could bear not to write a poem about a fine Italian hand!)
'poetry  -history  *johnargentine  @jowalton 
september 2018 by sophia_sol
Ovid in Exile - Jo Walton
Where are the eagles and trumpets?

Where are the thighs of Corinna?

These Geats(1) are all hairy and warlike

And drink while demanding their dinner!
'poetry  @jowalton  -history  *ovid 
september 2018 by sophia_sol
Whose Eyes Are Fixed upon Renown - Sineala
In a world where men may be gifted with powers from the gods, Hannibal finds that some men are luckier than others.
'fanfic  -history  +hannibal/scipio  :500-2k  "au  "superpowers  $dudeslash  @sineala 
february 2018 by sophia_sol
Psychopompeii - Eastling (Annwyd)
One man looking for a friend versus all the terrors of the underworld: who do you think will come out on top?
based on the Pompeii graffiti: "We two dear men, friends forever, were here. If you want to know our names, they are Gaius and Aulus."
'fanfic  -history  :500-2k  $gen  *gaius  *aulus  @annwyd 
december 2017 by sophia_sol
By Bright Moonlight - saiditallbefore
“I will not take a husband unless he can best me in wrestling,” she announces.

Khutulun, her suitors, and 10,000 horses.
'fanfic  -history  *khutulun  $gen  :500-2k  @saiditallbefore 
december 2017 by sophia_sol
As Ice in the Desert - DachOsmin
Saladin visits Richard's sickbed with fruit, and a question in his eyes.
'fanfic  -history  +richardi/saladin  $dudeslash  :2k-10k  @dachosmin 
december 2017 by sophia_sol
everything you say has water under it - tricatular
Tell Nanni: Ea-Nasir sends the following message:

 

You owe more to me than one trifling mina of silver.

 

The world's first known customer service complaint turns into a different sort of first.
a scholar finds some ancient clay tablets in an eccentric gentleman's attic
'fanfic  -history  +ea-nasir/nanni  :2k-10k  $dudeslash  @tricatular 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
Say to Them - mayhap
Five undiscovered texts pertaining to the life of Ea-Nasir.
I love this structure for the story, and how it allows to build out the whole world and culture around Ea-Nasir
'fanfic  -history  *ea-nasir  *nanni  :2k-10k  $gen  ^excellent  @mayhap 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
sheep into the plain - digitalis
A bend in the river, three thousand years ago.
I'm not totally sure I'm following everything that's going on, but it's still really really good. Battle of Tollense River c. 1250 bce
'fanfic  -history  $gen  ^excellent  :2k-10k  @digitalis 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
Arms and the Men - daegaer
Their families and homes lost, three men find employment as guards on a merchant caravan in a land far from their own.
Battle of Tollense River c. 1250 bce
'fanfic  -history  $gen  :500-2k  @daegaer 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
Words words words - La Reine Noire (lareinenoire)
Two playwrights walk into a tavern.
author's note:
If you've been following the early modern news circuit (and if you're reading this fic, odds are you do), you might have heard about the newly fashionable theory that the three parts of Henry VI were the collaborative effort of Shakespeare and Marlowe. My main issue with this theory hinges on the definition of the word 'collaboration', which we as fan authors know can mean so many different things.
'fanfic  ^good  -history  *shakespeare  *marlowe  :2k-10k  $gen  @lareinenoire 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
A Change of Season - lnhammer
Shangguan Wan-er could think of no reason for the Empress to summon a palace slave to her presence. No good reason. It would be the first meeting of two of the most powerful women of Chinese history.
'fanfic  ^interesting  ^good  -history  *shangguanwaner  *wuzetian  :2k-10k  $gen  @lnhammer 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
Second Chance - Alasse_Irena
As old men, Scipio and Hannibal have an opportunity they longed for at Ephesus.
written in rhyming iambic pentameter
'fanfic  'poetry  -history  +hannibal/scipio  :500-2k  $dudeslash  ^good  @alasse_irena 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
The Chastisement of Margery Kempe - UpTooLate (NaomiK)
She thought that these horrible sights and accursed thoughts were delicious to her against her will. --The Book of Margery Kempe, chapter 59
'fanfic  -history  *margerykempe  :2k-10k  $het  @naomik 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
A Season in Hell - MildredMost
Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud spend a romantic winter in London together. The screamy, stabby, drunken sort of romantic.

“Do it then!” Rimbaud yelled, tearing at his undershirt, baring his chest.

“Stop it!” Paul screamed back. “Why cannot you understand? Selfish little fucking…I should stab you through the heart, if you had one.”

“If I had one? What do you have in place of one, you pathetic drunk? An empty gin bottle?” Rimbaud started to laugh.
prior to today I knew nothing about these horrible disasters of human beings but I was riveted by this fic about them being horrible with each other
'fanfic  -history  +rimbaud/verlaine  :2k-10k  $dudeslash  @mildredmost 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
The Saga of Hearthruler Whitebeard and Snowsgrace Dreamfinder - melannen
Snow and Whitehead bring back miasma theory, and not before time.
John Snow of the cholera epidemic, in an apocalyptic future, discovers the miasma (radiation) from the leavings of the Old Ones is what is causing illness
'fanfic  ^good  -history  *johnsnow  *henrywhitehead  $gen  :2k-10k  @melannen 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
Native Intelligence | History | Smithsonian
The Indians who first feasted with the English colonists were far more sophisticated than you were taught in school. But that wasn't enough to save them
the "true story of the first thanksgiving" as longform says
'article  -reallife  -history 
december 2016 by sophia_sol
The Forgotten Prince - MildredMost
When Andrei Razumovsky befriends the strange and lonely Crown Prince as a child, he does not realise the effect it will have on his life. Though the Empress Catherine hates their friendship and tries to seperate them, Andrei and Paul only grow closer - until Paul's marriage must be arranged.
I know nothing about the actual history this is based on but the fic is good. (though needs a comma beta) (the Catherine mentioned is Catherine the Great. Paul is her son.)
'fanfic  -history  +andrei/paul  :10k-20k  $dudeslash  @mildredmost 
september 2016 by sophia_sol
Michelangelo, 1475-1564 - Jo Walton
Once, he could make a faun
As easily as laughing,
As believing that skill and stone would bear him up.
'poetry  @jowalton  -history  *michelangelo 
june 2016 by sophia_sol
De Cerinthus Fornicationis - ineptshieldmaid
Case

A certain man, being under the influence de cerinthus fornicationus, came to have carnal knowledge of a woman; after this it is said that he is required to marry said women.

The questions here are:

First, what is the degree of the sin which they commit?
Second, is it required that they then marry one another?
author notes:
I woke up this morning and read Papianista's highly entertaining summary of the legal consequences of sex pollen, under (I assume?) modern US law.

I said unto the internet "this is beautiful but now I want to assess it from the point of view of 13th century canon law". And then there turned out to be so MANY considerations that I was writing a legit parody of Gratian's Decretum, and, well, it was amazing.
what amazing nerdery I love it
'fanfic  "sexpollen  "lawyer  -history  -decretum  $gen  :2k-10k  @ineptshieldmaid 
june 2016 by sophia_sol
Car Parks and Kings - Jo Walton
Your car parks also bear the bones of kings
We may not know their names or where they lie
Their tragedies, or how they came to die,
But there they are, beneath our daily things.
'poetry  @jowalton  -history  $gen 
may 2016 by sophia_sol
Jane Austen to Cassandra - Jo Walton
a letter from Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra goes awry and goes to the Cassandra famously of Troy
'fanfic  -history  *janeausten  *cassandra  $gen  "epistolary  :2k-10k  @jowalton 
april 2016 by sophia_sol
ladybusiness | Ewan McGregor's Stupid Beautiful Face: A History of Han/Luke and Star Wars Slash
The arrival of Star Wars: The Force Awakens made the Star Wars fandom explode earlier this year. The modern Star Wars fan is catered to not only by seemingly every kind of product with enough surface area to slap Kylo Ren on, but also by the width and breadth of the fanworks available to her. With decades of fanworks to sift through, the possibilities can seem infinite. But once she’s read her eyes out on all the Poe/Finn fic she can find and indulged in prequel fanvids set to Evanescence songs, she might have a question.

Where, a new Star Wars fan might well ask, is all the Han/Luke fic?
'meta  -fandom  -starwars  -history  @ladybusiness 
april 2016 by sophia_sol
Rewritten - drayton
Adolphe invented the saxophone, but is that any reason to want a guy dead?
'fanfic  "timetravel  -incompetenttimetravellingsaxophonehaters  -history  *adolphesax  :500-2k  $gen  @drayton 
december 2015 by sophia_sol
As Was the Style at the Time - Aris Merquoni (ArisTGD)
Anne and Robert decide to compare the fashions of the day. In Richard's bedchamber. In private.
'fanfic  "crossdressing  -history  :500-2k  $multi  $poly  @aristgd  +anne/richardii/robert 
december 2015 by sophia_sol
Lingua Franca - hollenius
It's not uncommon for young 18th/19th century Englishmen, fresh out of Cambridge, to go on a tour of the continent. It is pretty unusual for one of them to eventually get an epic poem out of the experience.

Of course, Lord Byron got a lot more out of his travels than poetry alone (if you know what I mean), but what his buddy John Cam Hobhouse got out of it was another matter...
notes:
I figured there was already a large body of fanfic about Byron and the Shelleys (and occasionally Polidori), so I decided to write something set a bit earlier--1809, to be precise. Byron had yet to "wake up and find himself famous", but the work that really sparked his fame--Childe Harold's Pilgrimage--was begun while he was on this particular epic road trip.
one of the tags is "byron being byron" and...yup
'fanfic  ^fun  -history  *byron  *hobhouse  :2k-10k  $multi  @hollenius 
december 2015 by sophia_sol
Gruesome that someone so handsome should care - Aja
Beau Brummell is a tragic moe kid. Let's all take a moment to appreciate his everything (like Worth does).
from the notes:
I took you at your word that you liked angst, because I was a little too fascinated by Brummell on the brink of disaster
'fanfic  ^interesting  -history  -regencybuck  *brummell  *worth  *judith  :2k-10k  $gen  $dudeslash  @bookshop 
december 2015 by sophia_sol
The Last Dancing Queen of England - meretricula
On her wedding night to King Henry VIII, Katherine Parr discovers that a strange curse has been laid on all the queens of England...
crossover of history with 12 dancing princesses - where there's a curse that all the queens of england will dance in hell until henry's line is ended. And it works so well! It's great seeing all these queens interacting with each other
'fanfic  -history  -fairytales  $gen  *elizabeth  *catherineparr  *anneboleyn  :2k-10k  @meretricula  ^excellent  -twelvedancingprincesses 
december 2015 by sophia_sol
Chivalry Isn’t Dead, You Just Don’t Know What the Fuck it is. | Myths RETOLD
The truth is, chivalry has basically fuck all to do with women, and everything to do with horses.
-history 
october 2015 by sophia_sol
Force Majeure - astolat
All the awkwardness of seeking a volunteer for an attempt, which every soldier was convinced was as good as asking a man to cast away his life to no purpose, naturally recommended Colonel Hamilton's offer; in any case, Washington allow'd himself to be persuaded, and the operation was carried out an hour later, in a deserted and fallow field some half a mile from the encampment.
TOO INTO THIS OMG

(though the attempt at historical apostrophes in place of the e in "ed" words was kind of a fail. Occasionally there was even an apostrophe in a word where the "ed" is DEFINITELY PRONOUNCED. How am I supposed to pronounce "frustrat'd", please? Oh well, I'm willing to overlook this for a brilliant magician au)
'fanfic  "au  "magic  -history  +hamilton/washington  :10k-20k  @astolat  $dudeslash 
october 2015 by sophia_sol
synecdochic | [mix] the little red songbook
o, the other day I mentioned that Steve Rogers almost certainly knows the Little Red Songbook. (You will never, ever be able to convince me that Steve, whose formation of political consciousness would have happened during the Great Depression, is not at the very least extremely pro-labor, if not an outright socialist.) Then I thought, hrm, a lot of what I know out of the Little Red Songbook is quite possibly more recent: what portion of it would Steve know?

Long story short (you should all know how I roll by now), this has led to a week of researching the shit out of things to date particular songs, then listening carefully to as many versions of them as I could find to find the version that would be closest to the version Steve would've known it as. And the next thing I knew, I had a mix.
'music  -history  -avengers  'mixtape 
september 2015 by sophia_sol
Dying Old - russian_blue
Strychnine is bitter, but the most pleasant to work with.
'fanfic  -history  *mithridates  "death  ^interesting  :500-2k  @russian_blue  $gen 
july 2015 by sophia_sol
Count Poniatowski and the Beautiful Chicken - Elizabeth Ziemska
Before I tell you the story he told me about his encounter with Count Stanislas August Poniatowski, the last King of Poland, I need to explain a thing or two about my father.
I really enjoyed the vast majority of the story, but I think the ending is supposed to be heartwarming and I didn't find it so. If you have the power to maybe stop wwii from happening, isn't that more important than the fact that in the new world created from altering history, your daughter won't exist?
'fiction  -profic  "timetravel  -history  :2k-10k  @elizabethziemska 
july 2015 by sophia_sol
Descent - emilyenrose
The greatest treat of all was sitting on his father’s lap to add his signature to the bottom of a letter to Atticus while his father corrected his spelling: kappa iota kappa epsilon, the pen slipping in his chubby hand, rho omega nu. Cicero the younger sends his greetings to Titus the Athenian.
political and personal all mixed up in each other: awww yeah

but now I get to figure out how to tag roman names. goddamnit what do I call people.
'fanfic  -history  +augustus/cicerofilius  *cicero  :2k-10k  @emilyenrose  $dudeslash  ^excellent 
april 2015 by sophia_sol
untitled - azdak
interesting historical quotes about the stereotypes of germans and the german language from pre- world wars.
"language  ^interesting  -history 
february 2015 by sophia_sol
On a Morning, Bright and Merry - dizzy_fire
In a crumbling Pagan empire, two little boys meet each other for the first time.
Lithuanian history
'fanfic  -history  *jogaila  *vytautas  :2k-10k  @dizzy_fire  $gen 
february 2015 by sophia_sol
deepdarkwaters: Elizabeth Parker's Sampler
Trying to settle on Yuletide requests (!!!) AND convince other people to sign up, and somehow that led to me squinting at the jpeg of Elizabeth Parker's Sampler at the V&A Museum and transcribing the whole thing because it's so difficult to read and the only text version I could find online had a ton of mistakes. (It's probably somewhere really obvious but NEVER MIND it's done now!)

Probably don't read this unless you're in the mood to be horribly depressed (also: gigantic wall of unpunctuated text). TW: abuse, attempted suicide, religious guilt.
"fibrearts  -history  ^feelings  ^interesting  @elizabethparker 
february 2015 by sophia_sol
Out of Alignment - Carmarthen
The king of Bithynia is not what he expected, and young Caesar finds it is perhaps not quite so simple to separate personal pleasure from political expediency as he first thought.
'fanfic  ^good  -history  +caesar/nicomedes  :500-2k  @carmarthen  $dudeslash 
february 2015 by sophia_sol
Things Which Catch the Eye - petrichoral
Really, it's bad enough that you have to deal with these sorts of people in the cooler months. In summer I wish they'd just take themselves off to the provinces and all be disagreeable at each other, and leave us alone.
'fanfic  -history  -pillowbook  :2k-10k  @petrichoral  $femslash  +shikibu/shonagon  ^excellent 
january 2015 by sophia_sol
Hallowmas, Or Shortest Of Day - skazka
Isabella, future girl-queen of England, receives a visit from a predecessor.
Richard II's child-bride
'fanfic  ^good  -history  *isabella  *anne  :500-2k  @skazka  $gen 
december 2014 by sophia_sol
A Flourish of Gold - thelittlestbird
When a murder disrupts the peace conference that might end the Anarchy, Brother Cadfael must solve one last mystery. Fortunately, he has some very competent people to help him.
'fanfic  ^good  -brothercadfael  *cadfael  *olivier  -history  *eleanorofaquitaine  :10k-20k  @thelittlestbird  $gen 
december 2014 by sophia_sol
Translation Error - fadeaccompli
"'The Institute of Cross-Time Education welcomes you! You have been personally selected to take part in this exciting opportunity for cross-time exchanges of cultural knowledge and entertainment..."

And Professor North, the lucky classicist, is responsible for instructing the resulting set of extremely classic students.
I'm quite sure I'm missing a lot of the humour by not knowing most of these people but it's hilarious anyways
'fanfic  ^funny  -classics  -history  :500-2k  @fadeaccompli  $gen 
december 2014 by sophia_sol
Ancient Space Monkey Blue Team - fresne
Far, far, far in the future, the most popular wave of all the possible reality syncs was "Battle of the Ancient Dudes and Babes" in which historical figures from Earth's history were cloned, given super powers, and made to fight each other in gladiatorial games for the amused distraction of the masses and the enrichment of their owners.

The most popular team was the "Ancient Space Monkey Blue", which had the benefit of a team name that none of the members objected to.
the writing could be better but the premise is A+
'fanfic  "au  "space  -history  *elizabeth  *christine  *eleanor  *hatshepsut  *catherine  *joan  :2k-10k  @fresne  $gen 
december 2014 by sophia_sol
untitled parisian sewer dinosaurs - carmarthen
Hi melannen! So while I was trying to research this I actually…kind of came to the conclusion that Haussmann did not actually deserve to be eaten by sewer dinosaurs, but I wrote it anyway. Sorry it’s not very pastiche-y.
'fanfic  ^delightful  "dinosaurs  -history  :<500  @carmarthen  $gen  *haussmann 
october 2014 by sophia_sol
Fragments from The History of Alishba Gloriana Khatun, as set down by Khewdh-al-Din ibn Shamshoun al-Kamdenni - carmarthen
Being a boring-ass attempt at an alternate Elizabethan history where the Mongol Empire kept expanding, written in the style of a Persian chronicle of some centuries earlier. 
'fanfic  ^ooh  -history  :<500  @carmarthen  $gen 
august 2014 by sophia_sol
French Revolution Digital Archive
The French Revolution Digital Archive (FRDA) is a multi-year collaboration of the Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) to produce a digital version of the key research sources of the French Revolution and make them available to the international scholarly community. The archive is based around two main resources, the Archives parlementaires and a vast corpus of images first brought together in 1989 and known as the Images de la Revolution française.
'resource  -history 
february 2014 by sophia_sol
Necromancy Enforcement Agency - tritonvert
consisting of the fics "Historical Reintegration", "Historical Disintegration", and "The Marat Network".

I will admit to being a little bit lost at times on account to not knowing much about these dudes but on the other hand it is ALARMINGLY DELIGHTFUL OH GOSH WOW
'fanfic  ^delightful  ^interesting  "timetravel  -history  -frenchrevolution_rpf  *marat  *robespierre  *desmoulins  *danton  *saint-just  :30k-40k  @tritonvert  $gen 
february 2014 by sophia_sol
Surpassingly - skazka
Antinous considers how one might become unlovable.
'fanfic  ^yeah  -history  :500-2k  @skazka  $dudeslash  +antinous/hadrian 
december 2013 by sophia_sol
The City of Carcayona - Gehayi
"It's only a story, Xury," said Téo gently.

"I know it is a story, " Xury replied with wounded dignity. "I am fifteen, not five. But do you see why she is so important to us? She never quit. No matter what was flung at her, she kept on. And eventually she won. There are worse stories, Téo. Like the story that sings loudly, 'You are alone, enslaved, helpless and without hope, and thus it shall be forever.' That is a terrible story to believe in."
AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!
'fanfic  ^interesting  ^qft  -history  -robinsoncrusoe  *xury  :10k-20k  @Gehayi  $gen  ^excellent 
december 2013 by sophia_sol
ORBIS
For the first time, ORBIS allows us to express Roman communication costs in terms of both time and expense. By simulating movement along the principal routes of the Roman road network, the main navigable rivers, and hundreds of sea routes in the Mediterranean, Black Sea and coastal Atlantic, this interactive model reconstructs the duration and financial cost of travel in antiquity.
see also: http://omnesviae.org/
'resource  "roadtrip  -history 
december 2013 by sophia_sol
Running Toward the Gunshots: A Few Words About Joan of Arc - sady (tigerbeatdown)
So there’s another thing I’ve been thinking about, and reading about, and you can laugh at me all you want, but: Joan of Arc.
-history  *joanofarc  @sady 
november 2013 by sophia_sol
Food Timeline: food history research service
Ever wonder how the ancient Romans fed their armies? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip...and why? So do we!!! Food history presents a fascinating buffet of popular lore and contradictory facts. Some experts say it's impossible to express this topic in exact timeline format. They are correct. Most foods are not invented; they evolve. We make food history fun.
'resource  'research  "food  -history 
august 2013 by sophia_sol
Six Sundays in July - shukyou
The first time I kissed Frank was the night Joe Cornish died.
Or to quote the author's notes:
I credit this story's genesis largely to Ann Cvetkovich's An Archive of Feeling, which is a book about what lesbians have done and still do to memorialize their traumas from and contributions to activism in the early years of AIDS. In the midst of a larger discussion about the power of rallying around ACT UP's identity, some of the lesbian members told stories about how they were having affairs with gay men back then -- and could tell nobody, for fear that their other gay-rights-involved friends would completely shun them.

It's weird to be tagging this history when its events begin only 30 years ago, but that IS ancient history when it comes to this stuff.
^interesting  "family  -originalfic  -history  :10k-20k  @shukyou  'fiction  ^excellent 
july 2013 by sophia_sol
The Women of Amphissa - Gehayi
A Mongol woman warrior, a Chinese princess who overthrew the Emperor, a cross-dressing French writer and an Egyptian inventor-mathematician help a city of quasi-Roman lesbians to outwit and defeat a host of aliens who treat humans as toys to be tested to destruction. Also features clockpunk attack robots, lesbian kissage, assorted dinosaurs and a telepathic pteranodon.
'fanfic  ^delightful  ^interesting  "space  "dinosaurs  "telepathy  -history  -alma-tadema  *hypatia  *pingyang  *khutulun  *georgesand  :10k-20k  @gehayi  $gen  ^excellent 
july 2013 by sophia_sol
The heart speaks distinctly - acaramelmacchiato
For the kinkmeme, prompt is: "Combeferre/René Laennec - Because, hey, it's totally plausible that 19/20-year-old Combeferre could've studied at Collège de France under this professor, right?"

RIGHT.

In execution: Combeferre's friends piss him off and he almost explores other options, but then doesn't.
or:
#René Laennec invented the stethoscope #Combeferre invented accidentally almost sleeping with guest lecturers
'fanfic  ^feelings  -lesmiserables  -history  *combeferre  *laennec  :500-2k  @acaramelmacchiato  $gen 
june 2013 by sophia_sol
Cicero Me Fellat - toft
Rating: OMG, SO NC-17, where the 'N' stands for 'NOBODY READ THIS'. Contains humiliation, suggestions of bestiality, general wrongness. Cicero, I'm so sorry.
Summary: Mark Antony/Cicero, 1900 words. The toga hides a multitude of evils.
'fanfic  -history  :2k-10k  @toft  $dudeslash  +antony/cicero 
april 2013 by sophia_sol
Les Mis and history #1: a couple timelines | thehighestpie
Before the cut, a bare-bones timeline of LM in French history.  After the cut, a more detailed version (albeit one that tries to focus on events included in the musical).  History is in normal font, the novel is bolded, and stuff from Hugo’s life is italicized.
'meta  'resource  -lesmiserables  -history  @thehighestpie 
february 2013 by sophia_sol
Hypocrisy Was Our Text - neveralarch
A retelling of Skyfall, as it might have happened in Elizabethan England.
'fanfic  "au  -history  -jamesbond  *ensemble  :10k-20k  @neveralarch  $gen  ^excellent 
january 2013 by sophia_sol
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