September 29th, 2012

avengers-natasha
  • astridv

White Blank Page by AlliSnow

Fandom Category: Avengers
Pairing: Natasha Romanoff/Clint Barton (Black Widow/Hawkeye)
Fic Title: White Blank Page
Author: AlliSnow
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/503738
Rating/Warning(s): mature
Genre: Action/Adventure; Drama; Mission fic; Romance
WIP?: No

Why This Must Be Read: This is not only the most interesting take on the whole idea of 'being unmade' I've read so far, but one of my favorite longfics overall. Great writing style, the characterizations are amazing (down to the original characters) and the plot cost me a few hours of sleep because I didn't want to put it down.

Excerpt:
“She didn’t tell you, did she?” asks Rogers carefully. “That she was afraid.”

Clint snorts. He thinks about sitting in a grubby Parisian café across from Nat, telling her about Fury’s issues and not realizing that she was in more danger than he was. He had thought that because her signature weapon wasn’t as obvious as his bow, that because her hands and feet were often the only weapons she needed, she was home free.
Lizard

The Avengers, 12 Recs, Darcy Lewis/Clint Barton

Sorry, my week got busy! I am still determined to have 30 fandoms, so here is post 1 for today! My favorite OTP at the moment, and the one I've been looking forward to all month. I had to drop a couple of recs when I double-checked because they've already been recced. I highly recommend you check them out as well.

Fandom Category: The Avengers
Pairing: Darcy Lewis/Clint "Hawkeye" Barton
Fandom #: 23
Special Recs: 69-80

Fic Title: Code Purple
Author: nienna87
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/369586
Rating/Warning(s): K+/T
Genre: Angst, Drama, Romance
WIP?: No

Special Rec #: 69

Why This Must Be Read: I like this fic because it explores a little of the darker side of our heroes' lifestyles. Just like regular people, heroes have to deal with nightmares and PTSD. Sometimes these include flashbacks. Clint has a flashback and it puts Darcy in danger. This wraps up sweetly, but you can feel Darcy's concern and panic when Clint doesn't recognize her.

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Lizard

The Bourne Legacy, 7 Recs, Marta Shearing/Aaron Cross

Fandom Category: The Bourne Legacy
Pairing: Marta Shearing/Aaron Cross
Fandom #: 24
Special Recs: 81-87

Fic Title: Warriors
Author: bigboobedcanuck
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/491783
Rating/Warning(s): Mature
Genre: Romance, First Time
WIP?: No

Special Rec #: 81

Why This Must Be Read: Marta and Aaron have gotten lost for a while. The fic is a scrapbooks of scenes as they are surviving, living, and growing into who they are now. I like how the transition from feeling the attraction to acting on the attraction happens after a really normal, everyday type thing. Marta gets scared by a (BIG) spider and Aaron teases her about it before taking care of the thing. He grows a bit ashamed over teasing her, she acknowledges being silly and gives him a simple kiss...and the attraction boils over.

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Lizard

The Hunger Games, 1 Rec, Katniss Everdeen/Peeta Mellark

Fandom Category: The Hunger Games
Pairing: Katniss Everdeen/Peeta Mellark
Fandom #: 25
Special Recs: 88

Fic Title: it was a garden sprung up in the graveyard of my bones
Author: tryst
Link: http://trysts.livejournal.com/122337.html
Rating/Warning(s): PG13/M - SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN'T READ ALL OF THE BOOKS
Genre: Hurt/Comfort, Introspection
WIP?: No

Special Rec #: 88

Why This Must Be Read: This fic is difficult to pinpoint and describe. It is Katniss healing in the aftermath of everything that has happened to her. It is at turns hopeful, sorrowful, disturbing, and poignant.