December 23rd, 2014

  • aj

White Lace by kungfuwaynewho, PG-13 (1/1)

Fandom: The Walking Dead
Pairing: Carol Peletier/Daryl Dixon
Title: White Lace
Author: kungfuwaynewho
Rating/Warning(s): PG-13. Spoilers through currently aired.
Word Count/WIP?: Complete.
Recced By: aj

Why This Must Be Read: So. Stuff went down in the mid-season 5 finale that was pretty dramatic. This is a great little episode tag that shocked me by how right in tone it is. It's Daryl-pov, so there's a distance and a dismissiveness to the prose that hits exactly right for someone who's grieving and having to deal with the fallout of some pretty terrible stuff. Basically, this is a perfect, painful little tag that surprised me with how on point it was.

"Rise, Rise, Rise (Shake Me With Your Love)" by riverlight (PG-13)

Fandom Category: Teen Wolf
Pairing: Melissa McCall/Sheriff Stilinski, background Danny Mahealani/Stiles Stilinski
Fic Title: Rise, Rise, Rise (Shake Me With Your Love)
Author: riverlight
Rating/Warning(s): PG-13
Word Count/WIP?: 10k, complete
Recced By: blithers

Why This Must Be Read: This fic is a fantastic twist/subversion of the sex pollen trope, with Stiles’s dad and Scott’s mom as the affected parties. It’s wonderfully and smartly adult, and showcases exactly why I like the two of them together so much, along with a hefty dose of ensemble goodness (and perfect character voices) during a cross-country road trip.

"Okay," Melissa says. "Great. So this sex magic follows rules."

"Not just this sex magic, any magic," Lydia says, impatiently. "It's like science. Just because people in the Middle Ages hadn't discovered the scientific method didn't meant the rules didn't work."

"Right, okay," Melissa says. This is her life: being lectured about magic by a intimidatingly-brilliant teenager.