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johnlockfics:

As far as initiation rites go, kidnapping a human doctor from a defended town ought to seem extreme. When James Moriarty offers him the challenge, Sherlock never considers saying no.


If you like Vampire AU’s, this fic is for you. If you don’t like Vampire AU’s, this fic is also for you. This verse was unbelievable. I know a lot of people tend to shy away from Vampire AU’s, as they have become overused, but this was simply incredible. The intricacy of the setting, the entire verse, the characters, everything, it was all beautifully plotted and carefully thought-up. Absolutely flawless execution. The way the story fitted into ACD Canon and BBC Sherlock was very impressive. It clearly has a plot of its own (it doesn’t follow a case or anything), but it’s also so distinctly sherlock, even in such a different setting. The way everything fits together is unbelievably impressive; it’s clear that a lot of forethought went into this story. The writing is excellent (really, I mean excellent), and everything about this was just so well done. The only reason I’m not adding this to my favorites is the fact that it was a bit difficult for me to get into the verse. That was no fault of the author; I simply usually don’t read Vampire AU’s. Still, I know that this comes highly recommended by many, many people, and I’d say this is one of the better AU’s that I’ve read. MATURE READERS for smut and some very dark themes.

Word Count: 85,190

Rating: A+

Stranger at the Gate by bendingsignpost


Saving Sherlock Holmes

so-you-wanna-read-fanfiction:

Author: earlgreytea68
Rating: M
Pairing: Sherlock/John
Word Count: 139,494

Summary: Sherlock Holmes, schoolboy. Yeah, that basically sums it up.

My Thoughts: Don’t let the summary fool you. This is the greatest piece of Teenlock I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Most notable is the dialogue, particularly in regards to the characterization. The author has captured each and every person’s voice in each word they speak, and it’s intoxicating. They do a particularly awesome job with Sherlock as a young boy. This is kind of a casefic and the author uses a lot of the same dialogue and scenes from the series, which I don’t usually like, but they do it in such a way that makes it work well. There is some Mystrade (which isn’t my cup of tea), but it is minimal - if you do or do not like it. Also, warning: this is teenlock, so everything is underage, if that bothers you. With all that aside, this is a truly wonderful piece of work and I highly suggest it. - C

Posted on January 21, 2014  ·  with 13 notes · via
Filed under: #so in love with this fic  #fanfic  #Sherlock  

schradertater:

Fic or treat! A little Jack Taylor fill for makimurakaori, who requested Jack and Kate not caring for Halloween celebrations and taking refuge at her flat. Cody optional, but of course I chose option YES.

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Posted on October 31, 2013  ·  with 10 notes
Filed under: #perfection  #jack taylor  #fanfic  #jack and kate  

childrenwithtreebranchswords:

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She gets three wishes.

Her first wish is to see the stars, up close and miles away from Earth, an adventure the likes she’s never had before. He shows her the creation of galaxies, the settling of interstellar dust, the final glorious eruption of massive stars, the formation of planets and suns and black holes. And maybe it’s a bit excessive for your average wish, but she didn’t tell him to take her to all these places (just that she wanted to see the stars, just that, which is really quite open-ended – the exact places were his choices).   

Her second wish, months later because she’s terrified to give it voice, terrified to let him know this secret part of her even though he’s probably heard the innermost desires of all sorts of people before and one more isn’t likely to be groundbreaking, is for her father. Her mum cries when she sees him again; Rose stands back with the Doctor to allow the happy reunion. Eventually she caves and runs to her father’s side, excited to meet the man she’s never known.

And now it’s time for her final wish.

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khaleesa:

A little Dany x Jorah for today’s Hump Day prompt at gameofshipschallenges:

Small Price To Pay

I lived for her smiles, he once said of his lady wife, Lynesse. Bought them, with pretty trinkets paid for with other men’s lives, and if she was pleased enough she might bestow on him a kiss, too. But they were never enough, and his Queen of Love and Beauty  left his arms for those of a prince.

Now he holds a princess—a khaleesi, the Queen. Once a bundle of old books brought a small smile to her lips…later a kind word, a tale of home,  his mere presence at her side. Always so little to give her, and now even less. A broken heart, a branded cheek…the price of his betrayal.

Her fingers uncurl from around an open palm, an empty hand. He fills it with his, and looks deep into her eyes. When she tilts her face up to his to receive his kiss, Daenerys smiles.

He could die now, and the whole wretched life lived until this moment would be a small price to pay.


Posted on September 4, 2013  ·  with 23 notes
Filed under: #fanfic  #dany and her bear  #game of thrones  
I think I need a new town by gagewhitney

At last there is a Linden/Holder fic dealing with the aftermath of the season finale. And it’s absoluetly brilliant and beautiful and every positvie attribute you can imagine. Think rainbows and unicorns.

khaleesa:

When Mary moves to London to escape painful memories of Matthew at Downton, she must face more than grief as former suitors and her estranged sister come back into her life.

Chapter 14: Unmasked Ball

A visit to Richard’s flat reveals more of his private life than just his residence.

Read it @AO3 | @FF.Net

Posted on August 19, 2013  ·  with 14 notes · via
Filed under: #fanfic  #downton abbey  #richard and mary  

gameofshipschallenges:

Author: khaleesa

Ship: Daenerys Targaryen/Jorah Mormont

Triggers: none

NSFW: no

Brief Summary: The Cylons look and feel human. Some of them are programmed to think they are human. There are many copies. Jorah is one of them. And he has a plan. [BSG X-Over]

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Posted on August 13, 2013  ·  with 21 notes
Filed under: #wow  #just  #THIS IS PERFECTION  #fanfic  #dany and her bear  

khaleesa:

When Mary moves to London to escape painful memories of Matthew at Downton, she must face more than grief as former suitors and her estranged sister come back into her life.


Chapter 13: Overtures

A night at the opera provides an interlude from Mary’s troubles; will it also prove an introduction for something more?

Read it @AO3 | @FF.Net

Posted on August 8, 2013  ·  with 14 notes · via
Filed under: #fanfic  #downton abbey  #richard and mary  

gagewhitney:

Say It Will Be All Right | [LJ] [FFN] [AO3] | Holder/Linden | T | Post-3x09. The clock on the kitchen wall reads half past midnight when she knocks on his door.


Posted on July 28, 2013  ·  with 8 notes
Filed under: #so so good  #fanfic  #linden x holder  #the killing  
Kiss Me, Castle Chapter 49: 2x14, The Third Man 2, by Cora Clavia

pollylynn:

Beckett loves to hate that she loves Castle. WACKINESS ENSUES with no extraneous parties. 

Posted on July 26, 2013  ·  with 7 notes · via
Filed under: #perfection  #this entire series is brilliant  #fanfic  #castle  

khaleesa:

When Mary moves to London to escape painful memories of Matthew at Downton, she must face more than grief as former suitors and her estranged sister come back into her life.

Chapter 12: Game, Set, Match

Tennis proves more than a spectator sport when Mary and Richard attend a championship match with their siblings.

Read it @AO3 | @FF.Net

Posted on July 21, 2013  ·  with 17 notes · via
Filed under: #fanfic  #downton abbey  #richard and mary  

khaleesa:

I’ve never written Jack Taylor before, so a little nervous about this one! It’s a missing moment from “The Dramatist,” for vladnyrki, who requested something romantic for Jack/Kate, for the prompt “coward.” And a very belated happy birthday goes with it!

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Posted on July 9, 2013  ·  with 10 notes
Filed under: #jack taylor  #fanfic  #jack and kate  
The Things We Love...: Drabble: White

khaleesa:

For kha-lee-siii, who requested mad!Dany/Jorah. Follows Red (which, weirdly, I posted almost exactly a year ago to the day).

White

In her madness, Daenerys was childlike. Perhaps more child than ever her exile had allowed her to be.

Strangely, it did Jorah’s heart good to see her so,…

Posted on July 9, 2013  ·  with 19 notes · via
Filed under: #sobbing  #dany and her bear  #fanfic  

khaleesa:

When Mary moves to London to escape painful memories of Matthew at Downton, she must face more than grief as former suitors and her estranged sister come back into her life.

Chapter 11: Family Outing

Carlisles and Crawleys and bear—oh my!

Read it @AO3 | @FF.Net

Posted on July 9, 2013  ·  with 12 notes · via
Filed under: #fanfic  #downton abbey  #richard and mary