Fic: All the ghosts in my bones

Title: All the ghosts in my bones
Fandom: Mass Effect
Rated: M
Pairing: F!Shepard/Commander Bailey
Words: 10 000-ish.
Summary: Because in this horrible, stranded world she believes him.
Notes: So, I've always loved Bailey because of reasons (Michael Hogan. Gruff middle-aged-man-with-a-heart. You know, reasons.) and someone on the masseffectkink wanted Shepard/Bailey. So hello, anon!fail, my old friend.
This is post-game fic based on the 'perfect ending' as well as a desire to actually balance the bitter with the sweet. It contains a truckload of drinking, coping and reluctantly falling in love, because that's the way I roll, apparently. Title stolen from 'Let's trade skins' by Great Lake Swimmers.

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epic otp

Fic: If the seas catch fire (Mass Effect, Shepard/Kaidan, PG-13)

Title: If the seas catch fire
Pairing: Female Shepard/Kaidan Alenko
Rating: PG-13. Allusions and swearing, mostly.
Word count: 3600-ish
Summary: Nothing is the same, but eventually everything's similar enough.
Notes: So, I played the demo and got all these fears feelings. Someone on the masseffectkink apparently felt the same, because this was written for a prompt there. (Though it's safe to say this isn't kinky in the slightest.)
There are some minor spoilers for the demo, but most of it is just interaction and some speculation.

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memes x 2

* Have the flat to myself for the weekend since K is attending a theology thing. Today I've taken advantage of that alone time by going for a walk then do 90 minutes of cardio boxing with my Kinect fitness game. LOL. It feels so silly, but not much different from a class at the gym to be honest. I sweat and pant so I suppose it's all good.

* Character meme stolen from hamsterwoman.

The characters:
1. Jaime Lannister (ASOIAF)
2. Anya (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
3. Commander Jane Shepard (Mass Effect)
4. Brienne of Tarth (ASOIAF)
5. Jane Tennison (Prime Suspect)
6. Kaidan Alenko (Mass Effect)
7. Loghain Mac Tir (Dragon Age)
8. Rupert Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
9. Tywin Lannister (ASOIAF)
10. Lilah Morgan (Angel)
11. Donna Noble (Doctor Who)
12. Zaeed Massani (Mass Effect)

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* Shipping meme. Disclaimer: I rarely have ships as in OMG SHIPPING!!! I basically like strong characters and I like them together with other strong characters. Not much diversity, I'm afraid.

Six 'ships you are into right now:
1. Shepard/Kaidan (Mass Effect)
2. Shepard/Zaeed (Mass Effect)
3. Jaime/Brienne (ASOIAF)
4. Joanna/Tywin (ASOIAF)
5. Elissa Cousland/Loghain Mac Tir (Dragon Age)
6. Dragonborn/General Tullius (Skyrim) – LOL, this isn't really a “ship” - he's her general, she's his best soldier - but hey, nothing like a bit of military ranks and forceful officers to get me going.

Three 'ships you liked but don't like anymore:
7. Anna/Bates (Downton Abbey)
8. Buffy/Spike (BtVS)
9. Eric/Sookie (True Blood)

Four 'ships you never liked:
10. Buffy/Angel (BtVS)
11. No pairing ever (Grey's Anatomy)
12. Shepard/Garrus (Mass Effect)
13. Warden/Alistair (Dragon Age) – I liked it well enough when I played it but not beyond it.

Two 'ships you're curious about but don't actually 'ship:
14. Jaime/Cersei (ASOIAF) – Curious is the wrong word, but I sure as hell don't ship them.
15. Alistair/Anora (Dragon Age)

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strindberg & helium OH MY GOD

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* I did a voice meme, which was fun and shameful at all once. Feel free to point and laugh at my accent.

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My answers are here:

ASOIAF accent challenge by Lilithmorgana

* Speaking of ASOIAF, I think Charles Dance has a good grasp of my favourite character, which is nice to know.

"He's pragmatic. This is the situation, this is what needs to be done. This is the kind of life I lead, this is the kind of life you... peasants lead." Heh. Oh, Tywin. ♥