valyssia: (Buffy Worried)

Summary: Pranks with dead people.
Prompts:  #374 Before the War at Taming the Muse.
  Story 3 from First Person Table at Narrative x 10.
Rating: FRM: Mature Audience: Parents Cautioned.
Word Count: 520.
Commas Brought to You By: Howard Russell.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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New Blood

25 May 2013 01:31 pm
valyssia: (Buffy Lost)

Summary: First impressions are everything.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Prompts:  #357 Leonardo da Vinci at Taming the Muse.
Word Count: 507.
Comma Guy: Howard Russell.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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valyssia: (Willow Snit)

Summary: A silly twist on ‘my will be done.’
Rating: FRC: General Audience: Content Suitable For All Ages.
Word Count: 372.
Commas Brought to You By: Howard Russell.
Episode: #065 Something Blue.
Prompts:  #016 Absurd from Table B (modified) at Lover100.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
Author’s Note: If this makes you smirk, blame Howard. If it makes you groan, blame me.

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valyssia: (Faith Well C'mon)

Summary: Green is the color of…
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 779.
Commas Brought to You By: Howard Russell.
Character/Pairing: Gen.
Prompts:  #340 Kiln at Taming the Muse.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
Author’s Note: Written for [com]winter_of_faith.

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valyssia: (Willow shy)
Summary: Ten drabbles. One story. See title.
Rating: FRC: General Audience: Content Suitable For All Ages.
Word Count: 1,000.
Commas Brought to You By: Howard Russell.
Prompts:  #313: Strange Fruit at Taming the Muse
 #07 Television of the 1960’s: A Charlie Brown Christmas from the Pop Culture Prompt Table at Kind Gay.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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valyssia: (Willow Stumped)

Summary: How bad can a piece of fanfiction that’s based on a truly terrible pun be?
Prompts:   #312: Catch-as-Catch-Can at Taming the Muse.
  [livejournal.com profile] manthk ’s request at The Awesome Ladies Ficathon and Art-a-thon 2012: Set during the high school years. Willow fantasizes about Cordelia and is conflicted about it.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 761.
Commas Brought to You By: Howard Russell.
Character: Willow.
Episode: #017: Reptile Boy.
Pairing: Anything that’s there is expressed as unabashed attraction.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
Author’s Note: The only thing that roots this to the episode is Cordelia hanging out with Buffy. I don’t plan to make using so thin a connection a habit. I just thought the piece was cute. It adds variety to the series.

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valyssia: (Drusilla)

Summary: A train. A song. A body count.
Prompt #289: Celestial @ [info]tamingthemuse.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 575.
Beta: Howard Russell.
Character: Drusilla.
Episode #92: Crush.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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valyssia: (Taming the Muse)

Summary: A minor character fades into obscurity.
Prompt #287: Surely the bitterness of death is at hand @ [info]tamingthemuse.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 840.
Beta: Howard Russell & The Lady Merlin.
Character: Owen.
Episode #5: Never Kill a Boy on the First Date.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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valyssia: (Buffy Giles Research)

Summary: Forked Guy meets his match.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 300.
Beta: Howard Russell.
Character: Buffy.
Episode #4: Teacher’s Pet.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
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valyssia: (Buffy Prophecy Girl)

Summary: Welcome to the worst day of the rest of your life, Buffy.
Rating: FRT: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 800.
Beta: Howard Russell.
Character: Buffy.
Episode #1: Welcome to the Hellmouth.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
Author’s Note: This story begins and ends with quotes from Welcome to the Hellmouth. The odd material in the breakdown was loosely sourced from The Eurithmics song Doubleplusgood.

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valyssia: (Giles)
Summary: A trickster lies his way out of a sticky situation and there are repercussions.
Rating: Contains Some Mature Themes: Parental Supervision Suggested.
Word Count: 450.
Beta: Howard Russell.
Pairing: None.
Disclaimer: If I owned any of these characters, the last three seasons would’ve made sense.

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valyssia: (Default)
Summary: Buffy comes into the possession of a powerful magical item. The bearer is able to manipulate the past or future in their sleep. She has just awoken to find that she's restored something that has great importance to her.
Author’s Note: This is an early attempt of mine to take the self-castigating language of second person and elicit an emotional response. It might read a bit saccharine.
Rating: FRC: General Audience: Content Suitable For All Ages.
Beta Reader: Howard Russell.
Word Count: 1,000.
Pairings: Subtexty Buffy/Willow.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.

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Fiction Master List
 
Monthly Fiction Recap
 
Archive History
 
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FRTCharlatan’s Web
 
FRTFleeting Moments
 
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FRCHow Not to Say No
 
FRMPossession
 
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FRTA Study in Chartreuse
 

 

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FRAOAnd Wouldn’t You Be Bored?
 
FRMAnother Side of Faith
 
FRTAnswer Me These Questions Three
 
FRMCounterpoint
 
FRAOIn the Mourning
 
FRAOOne Kiss, Two Kiss…
 
FRTOne of Five
 
FRTOne Teensy Little Problem
 
FRMThese and Other Differences
 
FRMWalk About
 
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Table of Contents
 
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FRTNew Blood
 
FRTNow and Then
 
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FRAO-GVBloodletting
 
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FRMFlood
 
FRAOVanishing
 

 

Series

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Table of Contents
 
FRTCrossed Wires
 
FRTCross Words
 
FRTCross Purposes
 
FRTWhere Dreams Cross
 
FRTCross Section
 
FRTPaths Crossed
 
FRTLines Crossed
 
FRTCrossing the Rubicon
 
FRTIn the Crosshairs
 
FRTCross Examine
 

 

A.T.S. (2009 – present)


 

 
Table of Contents
 
FRTThe Outsider
 
FRMThe Noose
 
FRMBlue
 
FRMGravity
 
FRAO-GVCrimes
 
FRMEpitaph
 

 

A.T.S. Fragments


 

 
FRAO-GVCrimes: Dream Sequence
 
FRAOCrimes: The Second Time
 
FRAOCrimes: It’s Just Sex
 
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Empty Spaces


 

 
Table of Contents
 
FRTA Single Step
 
FRCThe Paragon of Monsters
 
FRTCrossed Wires
 
FRTIt’s a Glamorous Job…
 
FRTOwen Who?
 
FRTAbsolute Zero
 
FRCKinda Pretty
 
FRTFishwife Blues
 
FRCGlass Heart
 
FRTPeanuts
 
FRTAnother One Closes
 
FRTIn the Time of Wolves
 
FRTStone
 

 

The River’s Daughter


 

 
Table of Contents
 
FRTIn Blue Moon’s Light
 
FRTJupiter
 
FRMCapture Theory
 
FRAOAn Effigy to Aphelion
 
FRAOA Keyhole in the Sun
 
FRAOHesperus in Retrograde
 
FRTThe Two-Body Problem
 

 

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FRMA Prelude to Schism
 
FRTBalance (an Interlude)
 
FRTTherapy and Waffles
 
FRCSoft Spot
 
FRMUse of Force
 

 

Thirteen Steps (2007)


 

 
Table of Contents
 
FRMThe Outsider
 
FRMThe Noose
 
FRAOGravity
 
FRAOBlue
 
FRMWeak and Powerless
 
FRAOPet
 
FRTLullaby
 
FRAOThe Package
 
FRAOFor Marie
 
FRAO-GVCrimes
 
FRAO-GVA Stranger
 
FRAOVanishing
 

 


 

 

Essays


 

 
FRTOn Writing Series
 
FRMA Selective Meme
 
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