kasiopeia (kasiopeia) wrote in het_reccers,

What Doesn't Kill You (makes you stronger) - The Big Bang Theory

Fandom Category: The Big Bang Theory
Pairing: Penny/Sheldon Cooper
Fic Title: What Doesn't Kill You (makes you stronger)
Author: Muir_Wolf
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/623413
Rating/Warning(s): Teen / Scary as hell
Genre: Horror
WIP?: No

Why This Must Be Read: Every fandom needs a horror story. (Or: so your life isn’t the genre you thought it was, are you going to cry about it or are you going to beat the crap out of something?)

I had never thought that I would read a Big Bang Theory horror story, but this one is just great. It has a X-Files feel to it, and it is creepy and unsettling in a subtle and gradual way. I love the way the characters are written and how the fic makes you feel what they feel. Focus is on Penny and Sheldon, but the other guys (+Stuart) is also in it.

Penny’s left hand is flat against the door; her right is curled around the doorknob. She’s looking through the peephole.

“Penny, it’s quantum mechanics, it’s—”

“I can see it,” she says.

Sheldon smears a line across the board as he turns toward her, something terrified and surprisingly defiant flickering across his face.

“Sheldon,” she says. “It’s here.”
Tags: fandom: big bang theory, ship: penny/sheldon cooper

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