Katherine Joy Summers (stars_inthe_sky) wrote in het_reccers,
Katherine Joy Summers

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"Song for a fifth child" by deputychairman (G)

Fandom: Star Wars
Pairing: Leia Organa/Han Solo (fyi, also includes an m/m ship)
Title: Song for a fifth child
Author: deputychairman
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/5805082
Rating/Warning(s): General Audiences
Word Count/WIP?: 5,978
Recced on LiveJournal By: stars_inthe_sky

Why This Must Be Read: Leia's deep self-awareness and her conscious experience of her own grief are the real selling points of this story, which follows her on a mission-gone-wrong after the events of Episode VII. This is an older, wiser character who knows exactly who she is and what she means to people—and just how to deploy the power she wields. My heart ached for her by the end of this, of course, but the story is such a satisfying merger of sequel and character study that I had to rec it.
Tags: fandom: star wars, ship: leia organa/han solo

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