Tags: ship: wendy watson/the middleman


"The Modern Courtship Conundrum" by sloanesomething, PG

Fandom: The Middleman
Pairing: Wendy Watson / the Middleman
Title: The Modern Courtship Conundrum
Author: sloanesomething
Link: here @ AO3
Rating/Warning(s): PG
Word Count/WIP?: 2,040 /no
Special Rec: 14 of 30

Why This Must Be Read: An adorable story of how it would have happened, because it was inevitable no matter what Ida thought:
"He's Batman and you're Robin, and that's the end of THAT story."
"You've clearly never read a Batman comic," Wendy mutters.
lots | fierce ladies

The Intermittent Kissing Solution by svilleficrecs

First of all, apologies for the forthcoming rec-spam. Due to a combination of extra shifts at work, the DDoS attack on livejournal, and computer troubles, I fell behind in my het_reccers  duty.

Fandom Category: The Middleman
Pairing: Wendy Watson/The Middleman
Fic Title: The Intermittent Kissing Solution
Author: svilleficrecs 
Link: Part One and Part Two.
Rating/Warning(s): NC-17, noncon, dubious consent, explicit sex.
Genre: Action, Romance.
WIP?: No.
Special Rec: 4 of 21.

Why This Must Be Read: What I love best about the aliens made them do it/mate or die (or, in this case, sex-inducing ray gun) trope is not the trope itself but the aftermath. After they've been forced to have sex, how is the characters' relationship affected? How do they move past it (or do they)? The Intermittent Kissing Solution is a perfect aftermath fic that keeps the humor and topsy-turvy timekeeping of the source material. In addition, the slow reveal of exactly what happened (both in regards to the characters and the reader) ratchets the tension up and keeps it high.


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