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the meaning of things as they appear to others
Jay would like to make matters absolutely clear. This is a work of fiction. Characters and actions depicted here do not and are not meant to represent the actions or desires of members of the band Alabama 3. Larry Love/Rev. D. Wayne Love, 19KB
  An Unexpected Offer  
  Prompt: Courting scandal since boyhood, free-spirited Adam Lambert vows there is just one way to save his childhood friend from a loveless marriage: to kidnap him! But Kris Allen is furious. So angry that he challenges him to take their assignation to its natural conclusion and seduce him. When his inexperienced attempt flares into intense passion, Adam is ruined…and hopelessly, unexpectedly, in love with Kris. Now the wild and willful Adam must convince Kris that they are a perfect match-in every way.
American Idol RPS, Adam Lambert/Kris Allen 17 KB PG-13. Written for kradam_holidays.
The Third Law
Arthurian slash of the most basic kind. There is nothing else to say. 8KB
  Launcelot Covalent
Drabble, Lancelot/Arthur 5KB
  The Very Secret Diaries of Saint Augustine  
Correspondence Jerome continues. Infuriating. Do not understand why he does not see my point! Translation of "gourd" vital to understanding of gospels. Written for Tevere in Yuletide 2012. PG-13, 18KB.
  All Jay's batslash fiction can be found here.
(Carol Berg, Seyonne/Aleksander, R 19KB)
Angst, d/s. In Yuletide 2006, for Esteliel
  In this house everything is twice  
Lucy M. Boston, Green Knowe, gen 17 KB
In Yuletide 2010, for rabidsamfam
  The House of Cards  
  This is a Clanger. She's just like you and me. Her name is Tiny Clanger.
Written for Toft in Yuletide 2012. PG-13, 19 KB.

Coldfic RPS, Pete Boardman/Joe Tasker. It's not true, but this one has haunted me for years. PG-13 21 KB

    Matinée at Biolay  
    Coldfic RPS, Joe Brown/Don Whillans.
R, 15 KB
    Coldfic RPS, Joe Simpson/Simon Yates, Touching the Void.
PG-13 15 KB
    Five Stories About Tenzing and Hillary  
    “You can’t see the entire world from the top of Everest, Jamling. The view from there only reminds you how big the world is, and how much more there is to see and learn.” Tenzing and Hilary, written for fenellaevangella in Yuletide 2014. Unrated. 17KB.  
  those are pearls  
  You’d like to say she was your one true love and you hers, but this is not true. Written for emei, Yuletide 2011. Femmeslash. 15KB  

What The Cat Knew

Or The Romance of the Seven Sleepers. Will/Bran first time with copious plot.R 142 KB

  Even Otherwise I Love You

The film Karan Johar could have made: Dostana 2, a modern Bollywood love story starring Sameer and Kunal, two men drawn together by fate. And a little help from Sam's mum.
R. 240 KB
Written for the Small Fandom Big Bang Challenge, 2009.

  The Shining of the Stars  
  For three days and three nights, Ged holds the Door, on Roke. Written for espresso_addict. in help_japan. Earthsea, gen, 41 KB.  
  Very Little Soap and no Butter
Smog, secrets and sardines on toast: the inevitable separations of war. Maurice, the Hunterlys and half of the Clevertons, unexpectedly reunited. Written for jenn_calaelen in yuletide 2012. PG-13, 22 KB
  Crossing the Lines
Dorian/Klaus, PG13. Nailing the flag to the wall. 50 KB
  Morton Hall (The Spark Notes Werewolf Remix)  
  Werewolf remix. Contains a reversal of most gender roles in The Well of Loneliness. Genderswop, femmeslash, slash, mpreg, fpreg, polyamoury, pack dynamics: however, not nearly so explicit as this would imply. That's a lot of tweaking for the happy ending I've always wanted.
Stephen Gordon, Martina Hallam, Miss Puddleton, Marcus Llewellyn (in various combinations), PG-13, 102 KB
  Five Stories About Wartime  

The war is over.
Hockey RPF: Sidney Crosby/Evgeni Malkin. AU. Please note, the timeline for this story is reversed. R, 111KB.

  Even Tough Guys Need Some R & R

M said, "Get packed. Your secretary has the tickets and your flight leaves Heathrow in three hours. Entry has been expedited with customs and our friends at the Pentagon. And, James - take a tie."
James Bond/Felix Lessiter, 26KB, R.
Written for lasergirl, Yuletide 2008.

I, Jehudah
Judas/Jesus, mild slash, written for the 2004 Yuletide challenge. 41KB
  Blue Moon Rising  
  (21KB, PG-13)
Baerd/Alessan, from Guy Gavriel Kay's Tigana. A man, a window.
Written for Sanj in Yuletide 2006.
  At Close of Day  
  Richard Bolitho/Thomas Herrick, from Alexander Kent's Bolitho series. Written for Yuletide 2014. 52KB  
  Rich man, poor man...
Peachey/Dan, from The Man Who Would Be King. Drabble. 5KB
Lymond, Drabble. 5KB
    Requiem for a Dead Queen  

London 1587. A Crawford, a fair Crawford, unmistakable as a parakeet among pigeons. Philippa/Marthe, R, 106KB.
Written for history_bigbang, the gorgeous illustration is by amber1960.

    Twa Turtledoves and a Cockerel in Clover
    She had been trying, with some success, to allow Francis laughter. Diverges from canon part-way through The Game of Kings: Francis and Christian, happy and whole. Francis Crawford/Christian Stewart, written for aurilly in Yuletide 2013. PG-13, 16KB.  
  A Nightingale Sings in the Gardens of Cordoba  

The Day Boy and the Night Girl by George MacDonald - Photogen/Nycteris. The sun was behind them, and their shadows on the stone were long and sharp-edged, so that Photogen’s sword stretched forward to the walls of the city and Nycteris’ books weighted their feet. written for taabe in Yuletide 2014. PG-13, 27KB.

  Twenty-six years after Fish wrote the lyrics for Marillion's fourth album - playing out the fame game in cocaine-spangled nights - alter-ego and album narrator Torch is back where it all began. Written for Yuletide 2013. 6KB.  
  Kapitan Amerika and the Iron Man  
  The Red Son reboot, in which Steve Rogers' childhood heroes were aviators and polar explorers, and Tony Stark grew up reading Captain America comics in Siberia. Steve/Tony, NC-17, 544KB.  
  Written for capkink: So Steve and Tony are accidentally hit with some kind of death-ray but things go wrong and there are unexpected consequences. Steve has to come inside Tony at least once a day, everyday or else Tony has painful cramps/migraine/weakness/whatever that would eventually put him in a coma and kill him. So they reluctantly start a sexual relationship. Steve/Tony, NC-17, 18KB.  
    Tony's an equal opportunity alpha, but Steve's from a different generation. Worlds collide. Steve/Tony, NC-17, 33KB.  
    The Mountain  
    Sixty-two days without a single blade of grass, four hundred pitons, twenty-three stoves, six down-filled suits and a moth-eaten bow-tie. Summer 1968: Tony Stark vs. The Mountain. Steve/Tony, R, 320KB.  
    Blowing Soap Bubbles at the South Pole  
    Forty-eight hours: a graphic novel. 616 universe, futurefic, AU from the end of Stark Disassembled. Steve/Tony. R, 244KB.  
    Neko!fic: Mating Season  
    Steve/Tony. Everything seems perfectly normal, until someone starts howling outside his bedroom window. R, 77KB.  
  The Sea, The Sea  
  Nicholas Monsarrat's The Cruel Sea with Mary Renault's The Charioteer. Torpedoed 200 miles off the coast of Iceland, Compass Rose's crew manage to launch both lifeboats. As they struggle to survive the first night, the boats drift apart, leaving Sub-lieutenant Ferraby in sole charge of an injured Captain, eight ratings, and passenger Lieutenant Ralph Lanyon, RNVR.
Witten for Lilliburlero in Yuletide 2014. PG-13, 56KB.
Another Country
Jill/Susan, written for sadisticferret, Yuletide 2005. PG13. 27 KB
  The North Face of the Eiger  
  Nancy and Titty negotiate the ascent of Jack's Rake. Written for tree_and_leaf, Yuletide 2011. Gen. 71KB  
    Swallows and Amazons in Space  
    Just what it says on the tin. Written for Jenn_Calaelen in yuletide 2012, PG, 25 KB.  
  The Sea, The Sea  

Nicholas Monsarrat's The Cruel Sea with Mary Renault's The Charioteer. Torpedoed 200 miles off the coast of Iceland, Compass Rose's crew manage to launch both lifeboats. As they struggle to survive the first night, the boats drift apart, leaving Sub-lieutenant Ferraby in sole charge of an injured Captain, eight ratings, and passenger Lieutenant Ralph Lanyon, RNVR.
Witten for Lilliburlero in Yuletide 2014. PG-13, 56KB.

  Flesh, Skull
  Here are only bones. To flesh the story out, to cover this ambivalent grinning skull and light it, to understand this post-apocalyptic murder scene - ah, there's the rub.
Vindice/Lussurioso,38KB, R.
Written for Olivia Circe, Yuletide 2008.
  Bring on the Dancing Girls  
  Procopius - The Secret History
Theodora rises from the foam of her bath like Aphrodite from the waves.
Written for MadameHardy in yuletide 2012. 14 KB, R.
  I Do Have Such A Store of Dreams  
  Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
Adam/Milly, Benjamin/Dorcas, Caleb/Ruth, Daniel/Martha, Ephraim/Liza, Frank/Sarah, Gideon/Alice.
Nonlinear role reversal, written for turtlebook in yuletide 2014.
  The Sword That Never Fell  
  Written with Unovis. An Adventurous Tale, which may Rank with Many Romances. Highlander crossover with Ritchie Sherlock, written for tazlet in hlh_shortcuts 2012. PG, 34 KB.  
  The Young Duke: Judicium Dei
  "You should be pleased; your part is one of the easiest, and you'll get all the money.”
Richard/Alec, 40KB, R
Written for Cija, Yuletide 2007.
The Centurion's Hound
R, though I always rate too high. Marcus/Esca, The Eagle of the Ninth.
V. brief and inconsequential guest appearance, for author's benefit only. 96 KB
  Summer of the Wolf
  Written for Eva P. Follows my own The Centurion's Hound and Forodwaith's Fox and Hound. Marcus/Esca NC -17 28 KB
At the end of Summer of the Wolf is a further Marcus/Esca drabble, written for Graculus.
  Frontier Games
  Alexios/Hilarion, Frontier Wolf (PC-13 44KB)
In Yuletide 2006, for Melannen.

Jostyn/Thormod, Blood Feud
You know, I've always wondered what would have happened, if Thormod Sitricson had not died in that valley in Thrace. One thing's for sure. I wouldn't be here. (R 16KB)
Written for xtuesdaynextx in sutcliff_swap 2013.

    Cullen's Cub  
    A hole in the wall: Justin, Flavius and Cullen, ten years after. Written for opalmatrix in sutcliff_swap 2012: original post here. Gen, 37 KB.  
ne pas deranger
  Drabble, het, written for Vix who made me watch the film.
  Hey Diddle Diddle  
  P. L. Travers - Mary Poppins. “It must be a little dog that laugh’d, for a great dog would be ashamed to laugh at such nonsense.”
John Newberry, in Mother Goose’s Melody, 1765.Written for unovis_lj, Yuletide 2011. Gen. 14KB
  And is there honey still for tea?  
  If you happen to have read another book about Edward Bear, you may remember that he lived with his friends in a wood called the Hundred Acre Wood. It was a small wood, and small things happened, the kind of things that happen to bears in places where even if elevenses are late there is always a little something for tea.

This isn't that story.

Gen. 199KB.
  Kimono Dreams  
  Sky like a fucking angel with / spread wings, like a five / thousand pound kimono the moment before it falls

Ziggy Stardust, written for tenar in Yuletide 2010. Gen, PG, 29 KB
If you're looking for anything else, you may just find it in the closet.