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Vorkosigan Series - Lois McMaster Bujold

Intelligent Disobedience (1304 words) by [ profile] Philomytha - Simon Illyan & Aral Vorkosigan

A missing scene between Aral and Simon during Barrayar. Sharp and painful and perfect.

Never Getting Back Together (Like, Ever). (1444 words) by [ profile] lannamichaels - Aral Vorkosigan/Ges Vorrutyer

Aral/Ges reimagined as a letter to Captain Awkward. Ges Vorrutyer is the ultimate Darth Vader Boyfriend. The best kind of crack.

The Huntsman's Reel (4440 words) by [ profile] Philomytha - Simon Illyan/Alys Vorpatril

Alys and Simon foiling a Cetegandan plot with style during Aral's Regency.

peace and quiet (5836 words) by [ profile] alessandriana - Gregor Vorbarra & Ivan Vorpatril

Well put together and a great glimpse into Gregor and Ivan's relationship.

The Queen's Thief - Megan Whalen Turner

the last (1050 words) by [ profile] patrokla - Eddis & Eugenides

A nice Eddis character-study.

Agreements and Arguments. (2162 words) by [ profile] shewhoguards - Attolia/Eugenides

Gen and Attolia have a discussion on their wedding night. The author really has a feel for the way the characters talk to each other.

The Dolphin's Promise (21313 words) by [ profile] sameshima_shuzumi - Eddis

Long, plotty, gen, pre-book Eddis adventure-story. With pirates! And politics twisty enough to fit in one of the books.

Oxford Time Travel Universe - Connie Willis

Busman's Holiday (2218 words) by [ profile] allyndra - Ned Henry/Verity Kindle

A sweet little take on Ned and Verity's honeymoon.

Discworld - Terry Pratchett

Gytha and Esme's Ill-Advised Adventure (3708 words) by [ profile] Elemental - Gytha "Nanny" Ogg, Esmerelda "Granny" Weatherwax

An adventure of a young Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg. Sharply -- and hilariously -- in character.

Chalion Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold

First Choices (2017 words) by [ profile] rsadelle

A clever take on what Quintarian faith might look like in the modern day. Told in the format of a news article.

all the words that ever were or ever will be (2825 words) by [ profile] Tequila_Mockingbird - the Daughter

The events of The Curse of Chalion as seen from the Daughter's perspective.

Hornblower - C.S. Forester

Smallbridge (12230 words) by [ profile] dome_epais - William Bush/Horatio Hornblower/Barbara Wellesley, Horatio Hornblower/Barbara Wellesley

Wonderful slow-build poly-fic told from Barbara's pov.

Little Women - Louisa May Alcott

Something Splendid (2308 words) by [ profile] thelittlestbird - Theodore Laurence/Amy March

A series of letters between Amy and Laurie while they're both in Europe.
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The Queen's Thief Series - Megan Whalen Turner

a wide margin (1839 words) by [ profile] reapingfolk - Irene (Attolia)/Eugenides

Irene and Gen have such a wonderfully complicated relationship and this little story really delves into all the complications.

A Good Friend (3031 words) by [ profile] keilexandra

A wonderful look at an unusual friendship. I really love good stories about male-female friendships, and friendships across barriers of age or status and this has both.

War For the Oaks - Emma Bull

In Kind (3459 words) by [ profile] resolute

It's winter in Minnesota as I write this. It's beautiful. It also kills people.

A great, creepy Jazz-Age prequel to the novel.

Fall of Ile-Rien Series - Martha Wells

When the Sea Is (7183 words) by [ profile] marycrawford - Ilias/Tremaine Valiarde

A lovely little adventure with great worldbuilding and attention to details. I really like seeing how some of the disparate people who ended up in Cineth at the end of the series are adapting to life there.

Gashlycrumb Tinies - Edward Gorey

An Abecedary of Tragic Ends, Explicated for the Reader (2600 words) by [ profile] russian_blue

26 drabbles for 26 gruesome, cleverly imagined deaths.

The Bloggess

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (1073 words) by [ profile] fenellaevangela

A series of fake Bloggess posts, wherein the Bloggess tries her hand at kitten livestreaming. COMPLTELY AWESOME.

Knitting Anthropomorfic

The Diary of Knitpicks Optionsina IV, age 3.5mm (1248 words) by [ profile] lirin

Completely adorable! With pictures!

xkcd 1110 (Click and Drag)

Bigger Than You Think (200 words) by [ profile] belford

An interactive story of exploration.

Somebody made an entire old-school text adventure game in the world of xkcd's click and drag comic. So, SO awesome

Meanwhile, in Universe #364b (4712 words) by [ profile] CherryIce

A fantastic exploration of all the various corners of the click and drag world, from the lemonade stand in the caverns to the whales in the sky.


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