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icarus_chained
14 March 2013 @ 04:25 pm
... That's what you call it, right? What I mean is, my policy on people making fanfic and fanart and podfics and translations and things based on my stuff. I've had a few requests lately, and kept meaning to put up a public post about it.

Okay. General gist? Feel free to make anything you feel like based on my stuff. I'd just appreciate it if you credited the original, and gave me a heads-up if possible. And also ... this has only come up in two cases that I can think of, but make it clear that your work isn't mine? As in, that your story or art isn't 'official' in the sense of a continuation or something I had any input in. Like that? That it's inspired by but not directly connected to mine. (Podfics and translations are slightly different, there, but they shouldn't need that explanation).

Ah. I think that covers most of it. Feel free to PM me the usual way though if you're unsure.

That's fanfic, mind. For my original stuff ... Um. I'd really prefer if you asked me first? I'm a touch territorial in that regard -_-;
 
 
icarus_chained
01 June 2013 @ 08:45 pm
There was a prompt on comment_fic that caught off something in my head, and this is the result. Original fic, but I think Garak from DS9 was in my head a little.

Title: The Interrogator
Rating: Hard R
Universe: The Revolution
Characters/Pairings: The Interrogator, the Prison Guard
Summary: "If I was sitting where you're sitting, would you show me mercy?"
Wordcount: 3410
Warnings/Notes: Police state, torture, interrogation, execution.
Claimer: Mine. Inspiration from a few places, but mine.

 
 
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icarus_chained
05 September 2012 @ 11:04 pm
No idea what it's from. Just a thing that popped up for a prompt on comment_fic, for the prompt: Tread softly for you tread upon my dreams

Sleeping, Seeping

"All this," the man said softly. Kneeling in the ashes of a scorched earth. "All this, brother, just to rob me of my dreams?"

"Your dreams made you weak," the other answered. Cold and pitiless, his blank gaze falling over a shattered landscape without so much as a flicker of remorse. "There were none among us who did not see it, brother. They had slipped inside you. Poisoned you with foreign thoughts. Made you long for ..." A twist, emotion. Contempt. "For gentle things. For all their soft poisons." A lift of one lip. "You must see that. You must know what they did to you."

The kneeling figure shook his head, face twisted in a grieving mask. "You had no right," he whispered, soft and desperate. "You had no right. This was my dream, brother! They gave it to me, and it was mine. This was ... this was my dream."

His companion stared down at him. One fist knotting, a hard, cold clench of pain, as he looked down at the crumpled form beside him, and what remained of the brother he had once known. On his face, too, there was something close to grief.

"Your dreams were poison," he said, very softly, as he turned to leave. "Sooner or later, they would have killed you. They were poisonous dreams, my brother."

"... Yes," the dreamer whispered, to the fading echo of his footsteps, his hands digging softly among the ashes. "Yes, brother. But they were mine."

It is often said, you see, that the antidote to all poisons ... is a poison itself.
 
 
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icarus_chained
30 March 2012 @ 06:39 pm
Yes, I'm spending a lot of time on comment_fic lately. *smiles sheepishly* I'm very flighty at the minute, and short prompts are doing me good, I think. Heh. And today, I'm too sore to be up to much. Anyway. Today's theme is 42 words, as in ficlets of that length. So far:



 
 
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icarus_chained
03 May 2011 @ 08:18 pm
Another fic for sfa_pornbattle. And this time, I think I actually managed the porn part of the equation -_-; Sort of, anyway.

Title: Teeth and Bullets
Rating: R
Fandom: Sanctuary
Characters/Pairings: Kate Freelander/Nikola Tesla
Summary: They don't apologise
Wordcount: 811
Prompt: Kate/Nikola, no apologies
Warnings: Erm. Me and porn. Possibly not a good mix -_-; Also, my first Kate fic
Disclaimer: Not mine, for safety's sake

 
 
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icarus_chained
21 June 2010 @ 01:59 am
Tiny, cracky little thing of indeterminate continuity, though after Running Games. A scene that's been in my head for this verse for a while, actually. For morganoconner , who's having a bad day.

Title:  Bigger
Rating:  PG
Fandoms:  SPN, Norse myth
Verse:  Weregild verse
Characters/Pairings:  Crowley (SPN), Castiel, Fenrir, Bobby, hounds.
Summary:  I think mine is bigger ...
Wordcount:  275
Disclaimer:  Not mine.

 
 
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icarus_chained
17 July 2009 @ 06:31 pm
I've been reading a lot of fic lately, and recently I've been bouncing around various of my fandoms reading creature-fic, or fic where characters are mythical creatures like werewolves or vampires (wow, Jen) or elves or mercreatures ... lots, and all lovely. And I kinda want to try write a few, so.

If anyone wants, gimme a fandom, a character, and a type of mythical creature you'd like them to be (Fandoms that already have mythical creatures, or heros that are them ... well, I'm sure people will think of something screwy). Any of my fandoms. And I'll write you a fic (probably short, but depends) based on the prompt.

Also, if anyone knows of really cool creature-fic in any of my fandoms, I'd happily take some recs for future reading ;)
 
 
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icarus_chained
11 July 2009 @ 04:20 pm
Post the first line of a story here, and I'll write the next five. No context or prompts, just a line, and if I don't twig who it is then you'll get something slightly surreal back!
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icarus_chained
24 May 2009 @ 10:33 pm

Since it seems to be the thing to be doing today ... *grin* Anyone want a little comment-fic? Fandom, character/pairing and lyric/quote/prompt?

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icarus_chained
17 April 2009 @ 02:35 pm
First, family fun. I had the most fabulous, rip-roaring argument with my father and sister last night. Seriously. Hair-tearing, homocide-threatening, maddeningly illogical, with the occasional smattering of violence, but not a hand lifted or a word spoken with malice. We watched '12 Angry Men', and a beautiful debate over who was the most important character bloomed out of it. *grin* Me vs my father, with my sister cutting in once in a while from the sidelines.

Who won? Well, I like to think I was Henry Fonda to my father's Lee J. Cobb, but unlike that worthy gentleman, my father has yet to admit that his argument was illogical, hairbrained, and just plain wrong. Hmpf!

*grin*

Second, though. I can't write for toffee at the minute. Fic, that is. I remember asking for images, before, for me to write ficlets on. I was hoping I could do that again, or something close. Maybe music? If people could give me a link to a piece of music, and I could write them a little comment fic inspired by it? That would work.

So. Give me a piece of music, and I'll try to write you a comment-fic. *smiles* Here's hoping.
 
 
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icarus_chained
02 December 2008 @ 09:44 pm
I want to write something. I haven't written anything in ages -I haven't been able-, and I can feel the itching in my fingers that tells me I need to. But my brain is so fuzzy these days ...

Anyway. I want to try something different. And I'm a pretty visual person. So. How about if someone gives me an image (a link to an image), any image, and I write something based on it? Anything at all. I just need to write.

Plus. I love finding new and cool images. Any help with that, too, would really cheer me up.

Pretty please?
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icarus_chained
18 April 2008 @ 07:29 am
My DBZ muses are suddenly up and running. Strange. They've rarely been before. But here's a kind of horrible little Vegeta fic, anyway. And my eyes are a bit scratchy, so please forgive the numerous spelling and grammatical errors found within. I'll fix them after I sleep.

Title: Stand
Rating: PG-13, maybe higher, for violence.
Characters: Goku, Vegeta. Not paired (unless you squint real hard)
Disclaimer: Who the hell owns DBZ, anyway? Not me.
Summary: Goku wants to know why Vegeta fights the way he does. So the dragon shows him.
Warnings: uh, a little savage.

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icarus_chained
17 April 2008 @ 07:56 pm
 Drabbles resulting from below request. Will post them here now. 

Inculding:

Vegeta (DBZ) and Babylon 5, for ilyena_sylph
Alfred (DC) and Harry Dresden (DF) for voland444
J'onn (DC) and Hades (Disney) for arch_schatten
J'onn (DC) and Hades (myth) for arch_schattem

 
 
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icarus_chained
14 April 2008 @ 10:19 pm
Tiny fic-thing that's been lurking on my hard-drive for ages. Figured it couldn't hurt to throw it up.

Title: Safety
Fandom: DCAU
Pairing: kinda Hawkgirl/Batman
Rating: PG. Maybe even G.
Disclaimer: No own, no sue.
Summary: one moment of safety by accident, one sought after.
Spoilers: unless you know it already, not really.

 
 
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icarus_chained
15 February 2008 @ 03:47 am
Arthur/J'onn slash, for Jen, following her fabulous story. Set after the JLA arc 'Rock of Ages'.

Title:  The Ecology of Love
Rating:  PG-13
Summary:  Once a realisation has been reached, there is nothing to do save act on it.
Disclaimer:  It should be obvious, but I own nothing, save sundry plant life.


 
 
 
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icarus_chained
12 February 2008 @ 03:44 am

Part 2 of Human.
Same down the line. Don't own.

 
 
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icarus_chained
11 February 2008 @ 09:32 pm
 Part 1 of Kal/Bruce/J'onn fic. Justice League. Don't own.

PG-13.


 
 
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icarus_chained
05 February 2008 @ 09:54 pm
After the start of first season of JLU, this is Flash sending an instructive message to all newcomers to Watchtower.

 
 
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icarus_chained
20 January 2008 @ 02:10 am

Odd thing I wrote in which, through a markedly painful experience, Lestrade, Holmes and Watson reach a new understanding. Only the first chapter, because the whole thing might be quite long and take forever (optimistically speaking) to update, but hey. Here ya go. Gonna try posting at Cox & Co. too, but that may not be accepted.

Rating: Mature. Really. The victorian sensibilities disguise a lot of it, and there's nothing graphic, but this is NOT for anyone underage. 


I think this fandom is in the public domain, but i don't own anyway!
 
 
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