January 2nd, 2014


Challenge 129

In addition to any recs you wish to post at any time, the comm has bi-weekly rec challenges issued by the mods.

Challenge 129:

Category: Yuletide Fics
Deadline: January 15
Challenge: Rec us your favorite fics from the Yuletide collection. Any and all het pairings welcome! Just c/p the text below and post it as a new entry:

You do not need to ask for posting rights. Just become a member and rec your favorites!

And, for an extra challenge, see if you can help your fellow members find fics for the following pairings:

Almost Human: Valerie Stahl/John Kennex
Chronicles of Riddick: Jack(Kyra)/Richard B. Riddick
Frasier: Daphne Moon/Niles Crane
Hannibal: Abigail Hobbs/Hannibal Lecter
Whitechapel: Megan Riley/Ed Buchan
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Apprentice (Jack/Richard B. Riddick; NC-17)

Fandom Category: Chronicles of Riddick
Pairing: Jack/Richard B. Riddick
Fic Title: Apprentice
Author: Ardath Rekha
Link: at The Art of Vin Diesel
Rating/Warning(s): NC-17 -- Controversial Subject Matter, Alcohol and/or Drug Use, Sexual Situations, Harsh Language, Explicit Sexual Content, BDSM, Non-Consensual Sex, Graphic Violence / Gore, Murder, Torture
Genre: AU
WIP?: No

Why This Must Be Read:

Ardath Rekha does a great job of keeping Riddick dark and dangerous while showing his softer side to Jack.  This 150K fic sets up an interesting universe complete with back story for Riddick and three-dimensional OCs.  AU after Pitch Black (maybe AU after Dark Fury...  I can't remember at the moment and it's not in the notes).

Author's Summary:

Four and a half years after the crash of the Hunter-Gratzner, now-18-year-old Jack is released from the juvenile facility she's lived in for four years. Due to her refusal to help the authorities capture Riddick, they've done their best to ensure that her future will be as bleak as possible, until Riddick himself returns to rescue her. But the forces arrayed against them, determined to recapture Riddick at any cost, are enormous...