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    [...] “About that,” Ava said, walking to her desk to grab the other letter. “If he makes it past the New Year, it won't matter if a Major or a Colonel older than me runs. I'll be appointed General, soon.”
    Nate gasped at that and his eyes lit up. “You cannot possibly lose. The only other candidate that might get in your way-” his shoulders slumped a little. “Colonel Diggle. He does have one advantage that might allure to people more than your rank. He's married, on the family way.”
    Both Rip and Lance sighed, shaking their heads. Ava frowned.
    “That is easily fixed,” Nate amended.

    OR, a past!AU where Ava is a Colonel who wants to be elected Governor, but to do so she has to marry quickly, and who better suited than the daughter of her Captain, Quentin Lance? Except, things get a lot more complicated than that.

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    The year is 2020 and only two Astronauts of Ares 22 and 23 volunteered to remain on Mars for the mission of a lifetime: Janitor duty. One hundred and eighty days of isolation with only each other for company… along with thousands of fans, over-protective Mission Control, and a “Roomba” with a hat.

    Too bad they can’t stop driving each other insane.

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    04 Dec 2019

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    Nicole was just trying to order some house plans, so imagine her surprise when a house wife was delivered to her door instead. Waverly Earp came into her life easily, but she certainly wasn't going to leave that way. Undeterred by Nicole's initial prickly demeanor, Waverly works on getting her reluctant spouse to open up to her.

    aka another Old West AU that no one wanted

    aka Nicole accidentally gets a mail order bride (surprise it's Waverly)

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    24 Nov 2019

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    Whitney Earp is getting married, which in a small town like Purgatory, is big news already, but Whitney has a secret. While sorting through some boxes in the attic, preparing for her move off the homestead, she stumbles across a familiar white stetson, and her mother’s old journal. She learns that her mother Waverly has been keeping something important from her her entire life -- Waverly Earp is not her biological mother. Through lies and the perfect scheme, and a wedding that is one disaster after another, Whitney is determined to get to the bottom of the family secret, even if it means getting both of her mothers in the same room after 20 years of estrangement.

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    07 Nov 2018

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    Most of the world has done away with arranged marriages. That is not the case here in Purgatory. Here women are to be married by their 30th birthday. It is tradition and has been since the town was established. In planning for his youngest daughter's future, Chief Ward Earp thinks of his newest deputy. Maybe there is a way to help them both out. With hard pasts, stressful circumstances and uncertain futures, Waverly, Nicole and their families try and navigate their new life and learn to live and love together.

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    The modern time arranged marriage AU that no one asked for.

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    09 Oct 2018