1k+Welcome to the club » Still reeling from the revelations at Bespin – and not exactly reassured by Obi-wan's rationalizations and Yoda's last words and subsequent disappearing act – Luke had entered the coordinates for his first jump away from Dagobah more or less blindly. He had promptly come this close to splattering his X-wing all over the SSD Executor's colossal armored underbelly.
Star Wars, T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 63, words: 142k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 12/27/2020 published: 3/9/2014, Luke S., Darth Vader, F. Piett, General Veers
52Welcome - Snippets off the Cutting Room floor » Exactly what it says on the tin: a companion piece to 'Welcome to the club', containing little scenes that didn't make it into the main story for reasons of pacing, perspective, etc.
Star Wars, T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 3k+, favs: 76, follows: 110, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 8/25/2017, Luke S., Leia O., Darth Vader, Boba Fett
48 A little shift » In Man of Steel, the launch of Kal-El's escape pod provides a distraction at a crucial point in the fight between Jor-El and Zod, plus a motivation for the latter to lose all inhibitions concerning deadly force, and ultimately results in Jor-El's death. What if the timing of the launch was off by a few seconds …? And why does everyone forget about the THIRD adult in the room?
Superman, T, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 14, words: 17k+, favs: 74, follows: 51, updated: 4/19/2020 published: 1/5/2020, [Lara L., Jor-El] Clark K./Superman/Kal-El, Zod
3Finsternis in Menschengestalt » Der Dunkle Lord der Sith: die perfekte Zielscheibe für Furcht und Abscheu – und beides so wohlverdient. Allerdings herrscht Krieg, und der bringt das Schlimmste und das Beste in jedem von uns hervor. Deutsche Fassung von Darkness in Man's Shape.
Star Wars, T, German, Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 12k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 9/22/2019 published: 1/1/2012, Han S., Darth Vader
165 Vader's Own » Lord Vader promotes skill, not wealth or connections. The Dark Lord's favor, nonetheless, conveys a certain political pull. A simple soldier might find himself far beyond his usual social circles that way. Though, that's just the start of his troubles …
Star Wars, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 13, words: 28k+, favs: 481, follows: 281, updated: 1/26/2014 published: 12/30/2012, Leia O., Bail O., General Veers
14 In Which Balin Feels Old Kivrin was kind enough to let me play with her boys again. This time something to fit with the Children of the Lonely Mountain, inspired by a line from Chapter 5.
Hobbit, K+, English, Family, words: 1k+, favs: 26, follows: 5, 2/10/2013, Balin
3 Family Tradition Some call them fey folk changelings. Nonetheless, ever since the twelfth century, a member of the house has always upheld the King's Law in the Lothians. By the time Thranduil takes over, he can pretty much take things for granted. Backstory for Kivrin's superb Modern AU "The Sons of Durin".
Hobbit, K+, English, words: 816, favs: 12, follows: 4, 2/4/2013
5 Hounds and Hares and Foxes, oh my! Some call them Tin Men for the mark they wear; some call it a dog tag and the men who wear it the Queen's faithful hounds. He joins the hounds because he has long since realized that it is better to be predator than prey – and even the most faithful dog is a predator, deep down.
Tin Man, T, English, words: 614, favs: 2, 7/1/2012
98Darkness in Man's Shape » The Dark Lord of the Sith, such a convenient target for fear and loathing – and both so well deserved, too. Yet there is a war going on, and war brings out the best and the worst in everyone. Collection of short stories.
Star Wars, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 12, words: 18k+, favs: 212, follows: 151, updated: 5/20/2012 published: 1/1/2011, Han S., Darth Vader, F. Piett
153 Food Scandal » Governmental contracts usually go to the lowest bidder. Even in galaxies far, far away. And, here or there, you get what you pay for.
Star Wars, T, English, Drama & Crime, chapters: 6, words: 12k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 326, updated: 4/8/2012 published: 4/3/2011, Darth Vader, F. Piett, OC, General Veers
6 The Explanation Sokka has to explain some of the more indelicate details of war - and interpersonal relationships - to Aang. Missing scene for "Promises to Keep" by Kimberly T.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 19, follows: 5, 4/7/2012, Aang, Sokka
5 First Days and Nights The movie never clarifies, but I don't think the curse came with a full explanation of cause and effect. Imagine the horror of those first transformations, then, the physical agony compounded by the disorientation of not knowing what is going on ...
Ladyhawke, T, English, Horror & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 20, follows: 3, 2/26/2012
52 Lesser evil » Your worst enemy, by definition, does not qualify for being the lesser evil, does he? Though, if there's something to give your nightmares nightmares, you might want to reconsider... No slash, rated for violence and mild swearing.
Tin Man, M, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 30, words: 40k+, favs: 2, follows: 5, updated: 2/5/2012 published: 2/6/2011, Jeb, Zero
58Lady Ex Officers' Lounge » Because people asked for more Veers/Piett interaction. With the occasional side of Vader.
Star Wars, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 183, follows: 152, updated: 12/26/2011 published: 9/18/2011, Darth Vader, F. Piett, General Veers
13 Harmony "If you honor what they fight for…" But people fight best for people, not ideologies. 'Let my people go' is much more motivated than 'Liberty'. Certain Jedi Masters would do well to realize that - if they can. What if they can't?
Star Wars, T, English, words: 811, favs: 54, follows: 11, 5/15/2011, Yoda
4 Centurion » These days, he is a legend. But there is a space where legends overlap with history, and history overlaps with the stories of people's lives. And as people's lives go on, they oftentimes fall in love.
Bible, T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 13, 4/22/2011
3 Thief To rob a queen and sorceress once, takes audacity and luck. To do so repeatedly, takes proper preparation. If the object of theft is a breathing human being, it just complicates the deed.
Tin Man, T, English, Tragedy, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 4/11/2011
7 Ice Coldness can kill a man or save him, depending on where he stands. 40K verse
Warhammer, T, English, Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 20, follows: 4, 2/13/2011
4 Thou wouldst be great In the last year of Azulon's reign, a newly promoted captain meets a highborn lady in the vipers' nest of the Firelord's court. His fate is about to turn interesting.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 2/6/2011, Zhao, OC
4 Stories to tell before you go to sleep In the igloos of the polar tribes, blubber-lamps provide both light and heating. Around their warming glow, stories are told, while the snow storm howls around the icy roof.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Family & Tragedy, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 2, 8/15/2010, Kanna/Gran Gran, Sokka
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