Jan 092015

Title: On the Nature of Dates
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Anael/Hananiah , Lucifer/Berhanu
Rating: G- (L1 N0 S1 V0 D0)
Warnings: Catty remarks, Luci’s terrible beard, angels teaching sex ed
Notes: I wrote most of this like… in October. Then it stalled out on me, until yesterday. In case anyone ever wondered how these two met…
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Jan 052015

Title: Hananiah – Test
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Anael/Hananiah
Rating: G- (L0 N1 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: Half-shirtless dude.
Notes: So, I know I’ve mentioned more than once that Anael gender-swaps, and has at least once canonically been a dude. However, I don’t think I ever finished writing any of those. So, yeah, dude!Anael. No post, because it’s a test. Yes, his fingernails are driving me bugfuck, but I’ll fix that later, when I care. (And, yes, I took a week off, because holy shit, but now I’m back. Commission work will start again, shortly.)
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Nov 232014

Title: Strangely Ornamental
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Gabriel , Nico
Rating: G-  (L0 N1 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: Shirtless dudes. Bad lighting.
Notes: Ehh. Picked up this Fabergé egg prop and wanted to play with it. Lighting the inside is a pain in my ass, as demonstrated by the fact that Nico’s nearly invisibly dim, while Gabi glows in the dark. On the other hand, Gabi always glows in the dark. Also retextured the whole egg out of Gemologica, because the original materials looked like crap.
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Nov 102014

Title: Hannah – Test
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Lucian , Anael/Hannah
Rating: G (L0 N0 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: None
Notes: I remember when writing Hannah, that Davidson listed this angel as ‘Haniel, chief of principalities and "the tallest angel in Heaven"‘, which seemed a little weird, but I liked it. The angel is also, as with so many angels, referenced exclusively as male, which… *shrugs* did not stand. I constructed her as nearly seven feet tall, in this particular shell. Lucian’s included for a size reference. He’s an average-sized dude, maybe 5’9″. And now, back to my commissions queue.
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Nov 082014

Title: Proclaiming the Glory of Man
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Nico
Rating: G-  (L0 N1 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: Shirtless dude. Bad lighting.
Notes: Still working on a certain someone’s birthday gift. Knocked this out in a couple of hours, to ease the frustration. Nico tends to emphasize personal and community responsibility, over divine intervention. Divine intervention’s great when the total population’s a couple hundred million, but a little less viable when you get up into the billions. So, here’s our hero running his mouth in the courtyard of a church, in natural light and heavenly glow versions. ("Gabriel… Gabi, what the hell is this glowing shit? Go tell dad to knock it off, will you?")
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Nov 052014

Title: Girls’ Night Out
Fandom: Magelight/Nicoverse crackover
Characters: Solaris , Belphegor
Rating: T (L0 N2 S0 V0 D0)
Warnings: Half-naked ladies
Notes: Yes, it’s Dark’s birthday. Yes, this is Frost’s birthday present. Sorry, guys, I’ve committed a birthday swap! Solaris and Belphegor enjoying a girls’ night out, at the temple. Whose temple? I’ll leave that to your imagination.
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Nov 032014

Title: Contentious Intentions
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Nico , Lucian
Rating: G- (L1 N0 S1 V1 D0)
Warnings: Oblique references to smut, shin-kicking, teh gay, expletives
Notes: Lucian really is the typical asshole older brother. One might even say that older brothers are all in some way based on Lucian, since he’s older than everything but the Greater Lords. The prototypical older brother.
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Oct 222014

[ Master Post ]
Title: Death and Desire
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Gabriel , Michael
Rating: T (L0 N0 S0 V2 D0)
Warnings: War, death, holy vengeance, ethics of a damaged archangel
Notes: In about 701 BC, an Assyrian army led by Sennacherib sacked forty-odd cities in Judah and laid siege to Jerusalem. Assyrian records report the successful sack of every city besieged, except Jerusalem. Although they also do not report defeat there, those records are kingly propaganda, so all bets are off. The story goes that Hezekiah, King of Judah, prayed in the Temple of Jerusalem, for deliverance, and as the first king in two and a half centuries to do so, his prayer was rewarded, and 185,000 Assyrian soldiers died outside the walls. This is variously attributed to Michael, Gabriel, or the onset of one of the usual siege camp diseases. I decided to go for all three. (I never thought I’d be writing Michael, but I suppose it had to happen, eventually…)
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Oct 192014

[ Master Post ]
Title: The Birth of the Sea of Salt
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Gabriel (as Labashi) , Hizkiel (as Harsu) , Kafziel (as Kurigalzu) , Lot & his family
Rating: G- (L1 N0 S0 V1 D1)
Warnings: Objectification of angels, threats of violence, really oblique threats of rape, violent nationalist sentiment, non-explicit mass destruction
Notes: A telling of the fall of Sodom and Gomorrah, from the perspective of the angels. I apologise for the names. Lot’s supposed to be Chaldean, and Chaldean names are a pain in my ass to find, but he spent enough time in the Jordan River valley that I can mangle some names for his family. And then I had the bloody stupid idea the angels should be posing as Chaldean merchants… I give up. Also, I like Lot’s daughters as self-determined hellraisers, able to make their own decisions and enforce their intent. I think canon supports that. And Gabriel loathing its shell is always hilarious — so, yes, this is really substantially before the fall of Jerusalem. (~2018 BC, maybe?) And if you’ve got any problems with my geology or geography, keep in mind that historical fiction is still fiction. (And I’m using a trope that’s been argued by biblical scholars, which doesn’t make it true, but does make it sufficiently popular to base a fictional work upon.)
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Oct 072014

[ Master Post ]
Title: Blessings of Drunkenness
Fandom: Nicoverse
Characters: Nico , Lucian , Ometochtli , Yin (Magdalene) , Gabriel (mentioned) , Raven’s Daughters (mentioned)
Rating: T (L2 N0 S0 V1 D1)
Warnings: Weird cultural stereotypes, bizarre interpretations of Mexica mythology, intentional cultural appropriation by trickster deities, vast quantities of alcohol, mentions of mythological violent death
Notes: Nico’s doing a gig at a political event that suddenly spawns a neverending spring of booze, courtesy of the Mexica gods of drunken shenanigans. If you read a lot of my stuff, you’ll recognise a couple of faces in the crowd, pretty early on. And, yes, Lucian has an accent that occasionally gets in his way.
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