MayaPleiades



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    That’s what struck him most of all. How obscene, how embarrassing a thing it was to be affected by, relative to all of his prior knowledge and experience. He didn’t think it was normal, was the thing, and that was the worst feeling of all, like he was depraved, somehow, and he had to find this out about himself when his tentative travelling companion went and said something nice to him, something that made his dick hard faster than he could process what the words even meant.

    Or: Nicky has a thing for being praised, and Joe has always loved to spoil him.

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    Nicky sets the clock on his bench, and murmurs soft explanations to it about the repairs. It’s a never-ending wonder to him to consider the love stored in wood and plaster, oil paint and clay, lodged in the curlicues of fine metalwork and the too-deep residue of furniture polish. He gently removes the shards of broken glass from the frame, unscrews the clock face and walks it over to Nile’s bench, and spends a time simply touching each wonderful detail of the casing as if to reassure the wood of his good intentions.

    “I’m almost jealous,” Joe says softly, and Nicky looks up to see him standing on the other side of the bench, the shoulders of his jacket splattered with raindrops. He’s smiling fondly, hands stuffed in the pockets of his jeans.

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    06 May 2021

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    "Can you teach me?"
    "Hm?"
    "The things you say, when we make love."

     

    Or, honing your dirty talk skills across the centuries because sometimes words of affirmation are also acts of service: the Nicolò di Genova story.

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    03 May 2021

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    “Only four of you will pass into the heart of a Jaeger,” she says, voice clean and cold as stone. “And even then, the chances are that three of you will not live to see the next year. Do with that what you will.”

    Andy stops before Joe, meets his eyes and does not flinch.

    “But don’t you dare not give this fight anything less than your all,” she says.

    From beyond her shoulder is Nicky, his face blank, so far removed from the feral fighting thing Joe tangled swords with last night. His impassivity bites through the bone of Joe more than anything ever has, or ever will.

    The lightning-bright blood of a kaiju is child’s play to the fight in his eyes and this, not the beasts from the electric deep, will be my undoing.

    (Or the Pacific Rim AU no one asked for)

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    01 May 2021

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    Come down slowly, Joe thinks hysterically as he descends the ladder right into the arms of this man who, very unfortunately, smells incredibly good, just a hint of sandalwood on his skin, and feels incredibly firm and comforting against Joe as he makes sure the ladder doesn’t break while Joe’s still on it. Come down slowly, he thinks, and imagines, against his better judgment, coming down slowly next to this man in bed.

    If only his opinions on literature weren’t so wrong.

    (In which Joe is accidentally seduced into happiness by Schrödinger's hipster.)

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    30 Apr 2021