khriskin: (The Unforgotten Country)

All of the fanfiction listed here can also be found at The Unforgotten Country over at Clicking on the name of the fandom will take you to the matching archive page on the website.

Doctor Who
  • It was timey-wimey, a jumbled ball of quantum string that humans had to take on faith. (Photographs and Kerosene) *Spoilers for "The Fires of Pompeii"
Harry Potter
  • It's one thing to be born a wizard in a wizarding family, quite another to have muggle parents and a muggle world. (HC SVNT DRACONES)
Stargate Atlantis
  • It's the what-ifs that snare him, creeping into those empty hours when most of the city sleeps. (Of Butterflies and Men)
  • It's never 'just dreams' to a medical board, even when night terrors are par for the course in Atlantis. (Till Morning)
  • Open the box, the blue, blue box, and out spills Jack and the Doctor and Martha all laughing and happy and glad to be home and-- (Dreams and Nightmares)
khriskin: (The Unforgotten Country)

The following are the first lines from all of the original fiction postings from the May 2008. These are friends-locked posts sorted under my Writing filter, as I have no desire to spam those on my flist who aren't interested. *grin*

Please comment on this post in order to be added to the filter or check out my archive: The Unforgotten Country over at

Note: The number is the date of the entry and the stuff in parenthesis is the genre and/or working title of the universe in which the story snippit took place.


29 - Cassian was the first were Matt had ever really met. (Realworld/Urban Fantasy; Everyday Wolves)
28 - "So," David eyed the assembled teenage caped crusaders with something akin to alarm, "I don't suppose anyone outside of the fictitious Iron Man is concerned about PPE?" (Realworld/Urban Fantasy)
27 - "I only bit him a little." (Real-world/Urban Fantasy)
26 - When the ship left, four Advisors remained behind. (Blackguards and Plaster Saints)
25 - Liz carefully surveyed her reflection in the mirror, it wasn't often that she got a chance to prepare for a first contact. (Science Fiction, Apocafic!)
20 - Twin Ponds was a tiny town, but it had always been tiny; little more than a collection of houses in the midst of unbounded prairie. (Science Fiction; Blackguards and Plaster Saints)
16 - Oracle jars are a living necromancy; half stasis pod, half organic computer. (Horror/Dark Fantasy; Rise and Walk)
14 - "Tell me a story." (MuseFic)
13 - "I can't believe I let you talk me into this." (Realworld/Urban Fantasy)
12 - Highways wound through the abandoned countryside like fractures, carving the land into easily defined territories. (Science Fiction)
11 - "Kindly put that down and step away from the particle accelerator." (Fantasy/Superhero)
10 - Loss is something you can't escape on the plains. (Fantasy)
9 - Oddly enough, battling evil didn't seem to actually require any combat skills. (Urban Fantasy; Tales of the Drunken Unicorn)
8 - He isn't a man yet --isn't real in the eyes of the Family-- so when he follows them into the caves, they say nothing. (Horror/Dark Fantasy)
7 - Wynne wasn't sure what she'd expected, after all she'd never been out of the city back in her world, but it certainly wasn't the rambling white-washed expanse of the Sheppard's compound. (Fantasy; The Nine Kingdoms)
6 - "It's been three days, we should have heard something by now, right?" (Urban Fantasy; Everyday Wolves)
5 - For the first week they were awake, the ship's inhabitants simply let them wander. (Science Fiction; Blackguards and Plaster Saints)
4 - "Did it occur to anyone to at least check and see if I was still breathing?" (Urban Fantasy)
3 - "So this is a dream." (Urban Fantasy; Everyday Wolves)
2 - A story isn't supposed to start with 'And they all lived happily ever after'. (Fantasy)
1 - Jack sat in the beanbag chair in Sam's dorm room watching her gather what appeared to be completely random items. (Urban Fantasy; Tales of the Drunken Unicorn)


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khriskin: (Torchwood)
TITLE: Dreams and Nightmares
FANDOM: Torchwood
LENGTH/RATING: 100 words, PG
PAIRING/WARNINGS: Ianto/Jack, Semi-spoilers for Doctor Who, Series 3: "Last of the Time Lords" and Torchwood Series 1: "End of Days"
SUMMARY: Pandora's Hope and Orpheus's Eurydice... Some things are worth the price. Written for [ profile] tw100 challenge 77: Open.

Open the box, the blue, blue box... )
khriskin: Doctor Who Icon (Doctor Who)
TITLE: Photographs and Kerosene
FANDOM: Doctor Who
LENGTH/RATING: 100 words, PG
SHIPS/WARNINGS: Spoilers for Tenth Doctor, Series 4: "The Fires of Pompeii"
SUMMARY: Written for [ profile] dw100 Challenge #200: Rome/roam.
Cut for possibly spoilery Notes and Drabble. )

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