January 24th, 2013


Leverage, four recs, Sophie Deveraux/Nate Ford and Parker/Alec Hardison

Fandom Category: Leverage
Pairing: Sophie Deveraux/Nathan Ford
Fic Title: Daffodils
Author: downbythebay_4
Link: http://downbythebay-4.livejournal.com/16153.html (first chapter of five)
Rating/Warning(s): M/sex, violence
Genre: Character study, action/adventure, angst

Why This Must Be Read: The Leverage team goes to the UK for a job. For Sophie, it gets extremely personal. This is a great look at who Sophie might have been growing up as well as her relationship to the rest of the team, especially Nate. Written for the Leverage Reverse Big Bang.

Fandom Category: Leverage
Pairing: Parker/Alec Hardison
Fic Title: Freefall
Author: Siria
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/134402
Rating/Warning(s): General Audiences
Genre: Alternative Universe

Why This Must Be Read: Despite the name, this "Freefall" isn't, in any way, connected to wishfulaces' story (recced here). In this "Freefall," Parker coaxes Hardison to jump off a bridge...in space. Short, but charming and in character.

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The Red Badge of Courage by falseeeyelashes (PG-13)

Fandom Category: Super 8
Pairing: Alice Dainard/Joe Lamb
Fic Title: The Red Badge of Courage
Author: falseeeyelashes
Link: http://falseeeyelashes.livejournal.com/318852.html
Rating/Warning(s): PG-13
Genre: Romance
WIP?: No.
Special Rec: 29/?

Why This Must Be Read: When I watched the movie, I really liked the characters and being the compulsive shipper that I am I obviously shipped Joe and Alice, but I never thougt I would actually go looking for fic. Problem is, that wen you don't look for something, it tends to find you. And that's what happened to me with this fic, one day I clicked and clicked and clicked and ended up in an entry with a Super 8 fic written by an author that I consider extraordinary so I HAD to read it. It was all I wasn't expecting and much more. I love that it takes the kids in a direcction that if I had thought about it, imagine how their lives would have gone after the events in the movie I wouldn't have created for them and makes it work so much better than anyting I could have come up with. I think she makes it real.

Note: I need a tag for "fandom: super 8" and  "ship: Alice Dainard/Joe Lamb".