February 29th, 2016

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"Beurrage and Detromp" by daroos (G)

Fandom: Marvel (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Avengers, Hawkeye comics)
Pairing: Carol Danvers/James "Rhodey" Rhodes, Jessica Drew/Clint Barton
Title: Beurrage and Detromp
Author: daroos
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/1122299
Rating/Warning(s): General Audiences
Word Count/WIP?: 6,693 (complete)
Recced on LiveJournal By: stars_inthe_sky

Why This Must Be Read: Not only does this fic manage a neat little coffeeshop/bakery AU, it also manages a tidy balance of comics and onscreen canon. The romances herein are het and lovely—Jess and Clint are perfectly messy, and why is there not more Carol/Rhodey out there?—but the guys are mostly secondary to a lot of awesome ladies being awesome. And if you don't walk away from this wishing wholeheartedly for a canonical Kate Bishop-Melinda May team up, like, immediately...go back and read this again.
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Three Jessica Jones recs, all Jessica Jones/Luke Cage

Jessica Jones is a dark, snarky heroine inhabiting a dangerous, violent world, locked in battle with monsters inside and out. She's just MADE for fic, particularly angsty, tear-your-heart out stuff. Three of the best so far:

Fandom: Jessica Jones
Pairing: Jessica Jones/Luke Cage
Title: Red Lace and Third Chances
Author: Nyxierose
Link: At AO3
Rating/Warning(s): M
Word Count/WIP?: 1100/No
Recced on LiveJournal By: jaq_of_spades
Special Rec:  24/29

Why This Must Be Read: An exquisite little fic that aches with perfect characterisation; Jessica's hard shell cracking a little in the face of Luke Cage, and how he gives her what she needs.

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* Mods, could I have a fandom tag for Jessica Jones and a ship tag for Jessica Jones/Luke Cage please :D
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Three Revolution epics, all Charlie Matheson/Bass Monroe.

Revolution had a big cast, big budget and big themes: it's no surprise it has spawned many novel-length stories exploring the social and political challenges of the Blackout world. Here are three epic fics set in the canon or post-canon world:

Fandom: Revolution
Pairing: Charlie Matheson/Bass Monroe
Title: A Good Resistance
Author: sallyport
Link: At AO3
Rating/Warning(s): M
Word Count/WIP?: 301113/No
Recced on LiveJournal By: jaq_of_spades
Special Rec:  27/29

Why This Must Be Read: Revolution is a world which lends itself to epic fic, but this is the granddaddy of them all. Picking up immediately post Monroe's supposed execution, this doorstop of a fic luxuriates in all of the details of the post-Blackout world, domestic life with the Mathesons and their cadre, and the fight against enemies known and unknown. Superb.

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