May. 29th, 2016

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Title: The Midnight Cat
Fandom: The Boy Who Drew Cats (Fairytales and Folktales)
Rating: General
Warnings: None
Words: 1580
Summary: Tōyō discovers why he's never seen his drawings come to life before—and how to summon his cats to him again.
Author's Note: Written for [community profile] once_upon_fic for [personal profile] silveradept and based on this version of the traditional folktale. Some versions of the tale suggest the boy in the story was the noted artist Sesshū Tōyō.

Thanks to [personal profile] scribblesinink for the beta.

The morning sun was shining on the cats Tōyō had drawn.... )
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Title: The Arrow Affair
Fandom: Who Killed Cock Robin? (Fairytales and Folktales)
Rating: General
Warnings: None
Words: 2,800
Summary: When Thomas "Cock" Robin is murdered in an unusual fashion, Inspector Rousette must follow the trail that leads to the murderer.
Author's Note: Based on the traditional nursery rhyme Who Killed Cock Robin? and this retelling. Written for [community profile] once_upon_fic as a treat for [personal profile] evilmuffins, who said "I'd love to see this framed as a Victorian murder mystery, with the animal characters being represented as humans instead." This ended up set in the 1920s, as I'm more familiar with those stories (and owe a great debt here to Josephine Tey's Inspector Grant), but I hope satisfies the desire to see this retold in something like the form of an English Country House Murder Mystery. Thanks to my usual beta.

Inspector Rousette pulled back the sacking and surveyed the body with a keen eye. )
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Title: Turning Point
Fandom: Earth 2
Rating: General
Warnings: None
Words: 1135
Summary: Devon is angry at the world, for the reasons all seventeen year olds are angry at the world and for a few reasons all of her own.
Disclaimer: These stories are based on the Amblin Entertainment/Universal Television series Earth 2. They were written for entertainment only; the author does not profit from them nor was any infringement of copyright intended.
Author's Note: Written as a Yuletide treat for Lilly Rose, who wanted to see Devon Adair: juvenile delinquent. Thanks to [personal profile] scribblesinink for the beta.

Devon rolled her eyes and, heaving a deliberately audible sigh, flopped down. )
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Title: To unite us all
Fandom: Killjoys
Rating: General
Word Count: 1480 words
Summary: As the dust settles after the bombardment of Westerly, Pawter is forced to examine her reasons for staying, and finds some surprising common ground with Alvis.
Disclaimer: This story is a transformative work based on the Temple Street Productions/Bell Media/Universal Cable Productions/Space/SyFy series Killjoys. It was written for entertainment only; the author does not profit from it.
Author's Notes:Written as a Yuletide treat for [personal profile] galfridian, who wanted to see something centered on the relationship between Alvis and Pawter. Thanks to [personal profile] scribblesinink for the beta.

Pawter finished applying the dressing over the sealed wound on the woman's shoulder. )

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