37Pigtails and Inkwells » A collection of unrelated ficlets in which Jack Thompson is terrible at flirting and Peggy Carter is various combinations of irritated, amused, confused, and intrigued.
Agent Carter, K, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 3, words: 2k+, favs: 82, follows: 82, updated: 9/5/2015 published: 3/11/2015, [P. Carter, J. Thompson]
2 The Future an Affirmation "How'd you do it? What does it take to stay married for twenty-five years?" From 1994 to 1969, McMurphy and Richard figure it out as they go along. Backwards structure stolen with love from the season three episode "Holly's Choice." A post-series AU where Richard never got the call from Boston in "I Could Have Danced All Night...But Didn't."
China Beach, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 41k+, favs: 2, 6/26/2015
1 While the moon her watch is keeping Richard visits McMurphy while she's in the hospital with dysentery in "Dear China Beach."
China Beach, K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 3/31/2015
10 Necessary "Oh, forgive me. I meant to say how wonderful it is to have a big, strong man such as yourself to carry me out of this tight spot." The best part about Peggy needing him for once was that it didn't even make her pause before she kept right on mouthing off. [UST]
Agent Carter, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 71, follows: 22, 3/11/2015, [P. Carter, J. Thompson]
3 The Heartfelt Thanks of a Grateful Nation Peggy doesn't need anyone else's approval. That doesn't mean it can't feel damn good when she gets it. [Post-ep for 1.08; Jack does the right thing for once.]
Agent Carter, K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 59, follows: 17, 3/11/2015, P. Carter, J. Thompson, D. Sousa
1 And One More for the Road Colleen McMurphy loses a little more of her innocence in Vietnam. Or, how McMurphy and Richard became drinking buddies.
China Beach, K+, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 3/11/2015
3 For There's Nowhere Else on Earth That I Would Rather Be "I was in a bar, and the jukebox started playing 'The Gal That Got Away.' It made me think of you." He started walking toward her, crossing the ward in deliberate steps. "And then I thought, the hell with that!" Sometimes you just gotta have a happy ending. McMurphy/Richard.
China Beach, K+, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 8/23/2014
4 My Late Enchantments Still in Brilliant Colors Shine "There's no way you could've gotten a pilot's license without realizing 'Equal parts wonder, delight, terror, and whimsy' does not constitute a cargo manifest." Susan Ivanova runs into a technomage.
Babylon 5, K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 1/22/2013, S. Ivanova
6 The Case of the Missing Martini Olive Just before The Thin Man begins, an olive goes missing from a drink. Nick and Nora are on the case.
Misc. Movies, K, English, Humor & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 6, 1/22/2013
3 In Memory Bright or Dull Maggie and Joel attempt a memorial for Soapy Sanderson on the anniversary of his death. It isn't the most solemn occasion.
Northern Exposure, K, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 1/22/2013
2 The Snow Maiden Like in all those old fairy tales, the third time was the charm. Susan was a daughter of the snow, and she would never let spring crack her heart open again.
Babylon 5, K+, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 1/22/2013, S. Ivanova
2 Write Your Name in All the Colors of My Palette It was true, she realized; of all her friends, Richard was the only one who gave a damn when she mentioned that there was a new Dutch Renaissance exhibit at the Met, or who cared when a book on Fantin-Latour came out.
Caroline In The City, K, English, Romance, words: 641, 1/22/2013
2 Bravest "'I want to have a baby,' she says." Maggie/Joel, futurefic.
Northern Exposure, K, English, words: 826, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/19/2012
5 Glad Spirits Meg Thatcher meets her father-in-law for the first time. Fraser/Thatcher.
Due South, K, English, Romance & Humor, words: 887, favs: 7, follows: 2, 1/15/2012, Benton F., M. Thatcher
4 i carry your heart i carry it in my heart "The thing is, she thinks when Julian hits on her yet again at their weekly breakfast together, part of her would like to say yes." Julian Bashir/Jadzia Dax. Originally written for Fandom Stocking.
StarTrek: Deep Space Nine, K, English, Romance, words: 422, favs: 6, follows: 3, 1/15/2012, Jadzia D., J. Bashir
2 A Very Good Year Happy birthday to Astrid. Fluffy snippet.
Fringe, K, English, words: 657, favs: 3, 1/15/2012, Astrid F.
5 Increments A first date in four parts. Fraser/Thatcher.
Due South, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/31/2011, Benton F., M. Thatcher
8 Double Exposure "The memories are fading, as Walter said they would." Speculation on how the two timelines might eventually be resolved, mostly in regards to Olivia, Nina, and that bombshell they dropped on us in "Subject 9."
Fringe, K, English, Friendship & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 9, 10/21/2011, Olivia D., Nina S.
2 Monkey Say, FBI Agent Do When objects with animal faces start telling Olivia Dunham to "bring him home," she goes to the one person who might have insight into what's going on: Jaye Tyler.
Wonderfalls & Fringe, K+, English, Humor, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 10/11/2011, Olivia D.
6 Out of the Ashes After Maggie's mother burns down her house, she resorts to staying with Joel until she can move into a new cabin. Neither is terribly thrilled with the situation. Well, not at first.
Northern Exposure, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 9/11/2011