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    The new king is an odd one. He never speaks in meetings, using his guard's voice instead to communicate everything necessary for his advisors to know. His wife, too, is different from her predecessor. Stony faced and stern, Queen Malaidor rules with a fist made of velvet, not iron. Any day now, she'll take up the gauntlet. For all her harping on equality, it won't be long until she's going the way of her predecessor.

    At the side of the most powerful man in all of Galailan, Hastion does his best to attend to his liege. As the personal guard to King Galengar, only the best behavior is expected of him. He lives to please him, breathes to serve him; every secret he learns will die with him. If only he could ignore those pesky emotions getting in the way of it all. The palace dungeons are far from an attractive place to be.

    [Standalone]

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    Legolas never knew the right thing to do.

    In his forest, messages came on the breeze. The trees told him of approaching spiders. Small creatures told him where to find berries and even the earth beneath his feet told him, ‘this is where you belong’. He always knew what to do in the forest, but in this Mannish place he was at a loss.

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    Why did you write this?
    'Never Trust an ELF!': this scene in the movies got me thinking. Why exactly is Gimli so angry?

    So, what's the story about?
    This is a look at Legolas, who Tolkien was somewhat vague about in the book. We all love Orlando, but I've mixed it up and cast differently. This is also a cultural exploration of Dwarves, and a look at Gimli's growth in understanding that history may be more nuanced than what was on public record.

    Why is it so long?
    Because it's a worldbuilding meander, looking at some of the bits we weren't shown in the books & films, including the bromances and slash. We explore the characters and events in both The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings, with back-stories, and rummaging in heads.

    I hope you enjoy it.

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    Sequel to The Valtoria Diaries. Original and rewritten scenes from The Royal Heir 1-2 timeline.

    Starting a family is a testing time for any newly married couple, but having the hopes and dreams of Cordonia on your shoulders makes it particularly hard. Will Jen and Maxwell regret their decision to bear the Royal Heir?

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    Silence fell, and all the knights - even the king - turned their heads, staring at the duke of Lancashire. Severus Snape became even paler than usual, before a flicker of rage came to life on his normally blank face, and he stalked towards Hermione.

    As the bastard daughter of king Tom Riddle, lady Hermione of Granger had been summoned to the king’s court. She knew it may have been nothing but a childish dream, but she had hoped for a court where nobility meant something else than blood, where mercy wasn’t paired with disdain, and true knighthood meant valiance, purity, hope and justice. But life at court seemed to shatter her hopes.

    Set in a Tudoresque era.

     

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    Later on, looking back on it all, Jaskier isn’t quite sure how it got so out of hand. It all seemed so natural at the time.

    The first time is a misunderstanding. An innkeeper assumes he is travelling with his wife, and not a grumpy witcher. Apparently, Jaskier just seems like someone with a wife. And it seems easier to go along with it.

    And then the nicknames start. And he can’t make himself stop.

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    Prince Alaraec, son of Mel and Vidanric, is now grown and... bored. Bored of court, bored of duty, bored of flirting. That is, until an uprising makes its way to his door. He finds himself torn between love and family, and unable to trust the stranger who saved his life.

    This is an Alaraec slow burn that I've had in my head for years. Graphic smut later on. I haven't read Court Ship yet, so this is disregarding those events.

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    “Look, you don't get it. Let me explain it to you again...”

    “No, no, I have it now. Two people that want each other cannot be together. Instead of hiding these feelings and letting it all come out in a torrent, they speak these feelings out loud, one chasing after the other, knowing that it will come to nothing.”

    Crowley shifted uncomfortably. He knew where his brilliant idea had come from, but he had no interest in Aziraphale figuring it out. He wasn't sure he could stand it.

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    Crowley invents courtly love, makes an unwise bet, and spends a year as the object of one very determined angel's desire.

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    High-stakes events take place a few weeks after the end of "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword". Arthur's trying to learn how to run a kingdom - one that's damaged and reeling from the end of a cataclysmic war. The Mage is trying to find her place in this new world, and everyone else is beginning to realise that Arthur's insight and leadership won't necessarily recreate the realm as it was under Uther, his father. Instead, a very different future beckons. While quelled in Britain, fallout from Vortigern and Mordred's enchanted violence spreads across Europe, and many mages are under threat, again, as a result.

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    A knight has an encounter in the woods.

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    Sansa and the Hound begin to acknowledge that they care for one another.

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    Bella chooses to stay in Volterra with The Volturi and faces the unknown.

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    You’d gone from a simple “farm girl” to the mistress of the youngest prince of Asgard. Despite being deeply in love with one another, there’s one problem– you’re married, and your husband is tired of being second to your very public relationship with your lover. (Set Before the first Thor movie).

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    When Genevieve Aster first laid eyes on a handsome stranger at the library where she worked, she could never have foreseen how their paths would go on to cross; and the sacrifices they would both have to make for their country.

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    Inspired by the Netflix Christmas romcom 'The Knight before Christmas'

    Sir Eliott Demaury, a gallant knight from the year 1334, finds himself mysteriously transported to the present day, so that he might complete a quest that will give him the power to slay the dragon that terrorizes his people, and finally prove that he is a true knight. But adapting to this strange new world might be a challenge all on its own...

    Lucas Lallemant is a grumpy teacher who doesn't believe in love after having his heart broken once too many times. He would rather have a quiet Christmas, but little does he know that his prince charming might be just around the corner...

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    Gaspard de Chalons rules as Emperor of Orlais with a woman he first met on his wedding day as part of an arranged marriage. Shealynetta de Chalons stands beside him as Empress, for better or worse. However, the waters of the couple's fairly amiable marriage only becomes more turbulent when a sixteen year old girl arrives, claiming to be the Lion's daughter out of wedlock after the death of her mother. Gaspard has never fought a battle he could not win with blade and shield. Being a father, he discovers, is a whole new storm that threatens to destroy his dynasty from within.

    *A partner/kind of, sort of sequel to Rumor Has It.

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    Once upon a time, there was a prince and a princess, as fair as winter sunrise. The prince was strong and kind, and as he grew the people of his land came to love and respect him. He would be spotted from afar, pink hair over green grass, traveling with trusted companions. The princess was no less admired, as beautiful as the most precious winter rose, her wide pink eyes sparkling with more light than a diamond.

    Glenn is there too I guess.

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    Peter Parker falls twice.

    The first time comes when he’s in the middle of the street and suddenly he finds himself falling through some vortex. He finally lands again; he’s surrounded by ancient trees and a sense of foreboding.

    The second time arrives when he fixes his gaze on a mysterious young man who lives in the forest, and the young man looks back at him.

     

    Or: a modern fairy tale of a spider-themed hero who travels back in time to Middle-Ages-France and meets a lonely witch living in a cottage in an ancient forest. He’ll try to come back to his time, but magic is no easy work, other people want to use that same power for selfish reasons... and maybe he doesn’t want to leave this young man’s side anyway.

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    Yibo’s eyes were wide and guileless in his pretty face, but there was a flash of defiance that dared Xiao Zhan to say otherwise, that defiance that never failed to charm the nation when the Little Prince wanted something. Xiao Zhan had seen it often in his years in the royal family’s service, enough to arm himself against it when he was its hapless object.

    “I’m going to be wearing it every day, on this chain beneath my clothes, and so will you,” continued Yibo. “Right, Zhan-ge?”

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    Rhaegar Targaryen seeks a companion who will help, not hinder him. The very last thing he needs is an innocent to hang onto his sleeve and require his protection from the intrigues of court when he himself is planning to overthrow a king. It is his hope that a public show of affection will force his father's hand enough to cement a union between himself and the Dornish Princess.

    Given instead Lyanna of Winterfell, daughter of an until-recently reclusive house, the Prince watches all his plans go up in smoke as circumstances force him to declare for her and not for the partner he did want. Certain that his efforts will have to be doubled, the Crown Prince does not even conceive of consulting the maiden herself. It does not occur to him that there is more to Lady Lyanna than meets the eye.

    AU! Lyanna Stark finds herself playing with burning candles among kegs of wildfire.

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