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Title: A Simpler Time

Author: khaleesa

Fandom: Game of Thrones

Characters & Pairings: Daenerys Targaryen & Jorah Mormont

Ratings & Warnings: T for mild sexuality and references to crucifixion

Format & Word Count: one-shot, 2032 words

Summary: Dany has a complaint, Jorah a concern, and both long for a time when everything was less complicated. Can their friendship supply the simplicity they crave? [HBO ‘verse, follows 4x06]

Read it @AO3 | @FF.Net

Posted on May 15, 2014  ·  with 16 notes
Filed under: #fanfic  #dany and her bear  


Title: Duets

Author: khaleesa

Fandom: Jack Taylor

Summary: Jack agrees to take part in Kate’s gig, but what happens when there’s a famous person in the audience?(A prequel to this ficlet.)

Author’s Note: A little bird told me it was makimurakaori's birthday today. ;) Although this is hardly sufficient to thank her for being my beta, co-worker, and cohort in trolling multiple fandoms with our love for the unpopular characters, I hope this is one of many happy returns on your special day!  (And thanks to twiceexiled for looking it over for me so I could surprise the birthday girl. ;))

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Posted on May 13, 2014  ·  with 12 notes
Filed under: #fanfic  #jack and kate  #jack taylor  
makimurakaori asked: #70 Jack and Kate (and I think 67% is totally arbitrary, but I could change the prompt and say 42 instead - as a reference to Douglas Adams).


It’s almost just like old times, Kate and I sat across from each other the corner booth at the Roisin Dubh, Cody at the bar ordering drinks. Except for the knot in my throat as I watch him, still pale and gaunt from the coma he just recently came out of, thanks to my utter inability to not do shite things like fuck the girl he fancied, for him to then take a bullet the crazy bitch fired at me.

"Relax, Jack," Kate says, her foot sliding alongside mine beneath the table, stopping it from fidgeting. "He’s only getting you a water, not buying you a bloody drink."

She gives me a little smile, which I return, telling myself it’s only the instincts that make her such a fine Guard, and not something more personal that enable her to know me so well.

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Posted on May 13, 2014  ·  with 11 notes · via
Filed under: #how on earth did i miss this?  #fanfic  #jack and kate  #jack taylor  
Fan fiction is a way of the culture repairing the damage done in a system where contemporary myths are owned by corporations instead of by the folk.
Henry Jenkins (Director of media studies at MIT)
Posted on April 27, 2014  ·  with 33531 notes · via / source
Filed under: #never thought of it that way  #good ponit though  #fanfic  


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


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  


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  



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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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.


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  


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  


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  


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


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