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    Interpolation, stems from interpolate (v.), meaning “to alter or corrupt by inserting new or foreign matter."

    Alternatively summarized as "Prisoner Ferguson fucks Governor Bennett and later taunts Officer Stewart about it."

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    From Deputy to Governor to Prisoner, Vera Bennett endures the harshest fall from grace. Forced to survive, how will she cope when she now exists as an inmate alongside her former mentor, Joan Ferguson?

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    Another conference offers reprieve from the toils of prison. In other words, a hotel, a conference, a pool, and some liquid courage lead to a ritual ensuring one unholy union.

    A disciple is a student, the apostle a teacher; the apostle was once a disciple, but the disciple is never the teacher. It's an intricate relationship, interwoven and religiously bound.

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    Vera and Bridget spend a girl's night in, a flick on the tele and the unspoken spark which transpires between them.

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    Struggling to hold it all together, restraint slips and breaks like a taut, snapped leash. She covets this dark blessing, this controlled curse. The wolf within now roams freely.

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    What if Bea Smith hadn't lunged for Joan upon the conclusion of season four? What if Joan Ferguson walked away from all charges as a free woman? Would Vera be lured into that tangled web once more?

    [This fic can be summarized as "Joan and Vera are at it again."]

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    3/4
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    Shadow Weaver tends to the garden in the courtyard.

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    Serena Joy scrutinizes herself in the mirror.

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    4
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    Lilly searches for closure by reliving the nightmare endured at the St, John’s Dairy Farm. Years later, it's time to bury the dead. Everything comes full circle.

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    Beyond the bars, they shared a muddied past. False pleasantries aside, they’re poison to each other. The two of them value loyalty skewed by personal perception where anguish is a tool for leverage. For months, even years, Kaz Proctor and Marie Winter have danced around each other, only to clash when they come together.

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    The Governor beckons the timid mouse into her quarters. It's far from timid when they couple. The tables turn, Vera makes her demands before the waters grow rocky.

    Series
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    3
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    A skirmish in Doyle’s cell ensues, making the mere prospect of freedom to be naught but a distant, fleeting dream.

    This AU explores a potential scene between Joan and Franky after Iman Farah’s abrupt demise.

    [Rated M for violence & language.]

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    The bitter exchanges speak to a great tension, deeply rooted in a familial dynamic. Prison is unkind to everyone regardless of the masquerade before the steel bars set in place.

    Kaz comforts Allie after Bea's tragic passing.

    [Floats along the S4-S5 timeline.]

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    Vera Bennett reflects on the governorship, the burden of working in corrections, and all that’s been lost. Rather than succumbing to the hefty toll, Vera shakes it off with a little dance and some music in the sanctity of her own home.

    [Takes place after 04x01: First Blood.]

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    1/1
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    2
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    Sister Mary Eunice and Sister Jude share a quiet moment together. A little drink, a little food, and a little kiss that could burn you alive.

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    1/1
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    5
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    If she expected tenderness, then she was a soft-hearted fool.

    From above, the badge glistens. Glows like an unholy brand.

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    1/1
    Comments:
    2
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    27
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    355
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    An impressionable Miss Vera Bennett visits the impervious Top Dog, Jacqueline “Jacs” Holt.

    (The inspiration for this was cultivated from 01x04 “The Things We Do” after the strip search scene and takes place sometime after that.)

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    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    In the dark of the night, Offred creeps into Serena Joy's resting place with the intent to inflict damage.

    Language:
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    29
    Bookmarks:
    1
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    490
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    Yes, something about this place seems off, but Vera Bennett stands her ground. She never leaves, never backs down, when her job is at stake and she feels indignant (and perhaps a little holy) in the presence of Governor Ferguson. It doesn't matter that they're in Hell.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    15
    Bookmarks:
    1
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    Beth Smith-Sanchez reflects on her sad, lonely life.

    Every day repeats itself: she saves a life, only to take away a little of her own. With great genius comes great suffering.

    Language:
    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    9
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    74

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