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22 – Have you ever participated in a fest or a Big Bang? If so, write about your favorite experience in relation to one. If not, are there any you've thought about doing? And if not, why not?

Until I fell in love, or at least obsession, with Legend of the Seeker and got an LJ account, I didn't even know what fests and Big Bangs were. Since then, of course, I've signed up for every one I can find and feel I have a reasonable chance of completing - the Feelings Fest on [livejournal.com profile] lots_femslash, the [livejournal.com profile] seekerrarepair exchange, the Reverse Mini Bang on [livejournal.com profile] lotseekerfic, [livejournal.com profile] dark_fest, and at least one mini big bang alt on [livejournal.com profile] legendland. My favorite experience...probably a tie between
The Unravelling or the Perils of Powerful Magic
, for [livejournal.com profile] legendland, which was just plain fun to write, and most recently Hope, for the [livejournal.com profile] lotseekerfic Reverse Mini Bang, which was intense, but which gave me things to think about that I'm still trying to fully process.

In some ways, having a prompt and a deadline like that can be such a blessing, because it helps motivate me to actually finish. And at least one of my [livejournal.com profile] dark_fest stories I wrote after a mini dry spell, the first thing I'd felt really positive about in what felt like forever. (I started typing and literally didn't stop until I finished - it was emotional.)

Also, I enjoy things like that because they help me feel part of a larger community, and overcome my shyness about posting things I'm not quite sure about. (The downside being when I sign up for too many projects at once, of course.)


rest of the days )
hrhrionastar: (jennsen)
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Title: The Eye of the Storm
Pairing: Jennsen/Denna
Rating: PG-13
Length: 3325
Warnings: honestly, I can't think of any. If the show doesn't squick you, this won't.
Spoilers: whole series
Summary: Combined the [livejournal.com profile] legendland hiatus challenge with two prompts from [livejournal.com profile] dark_fest: any, any, Don't worry, I know the way to Hell, I'll walk my own self there and Legend, Jennsen/Denna, "How can I let you touch me when you killed my mother?" Jennsen saves a life, against her better judgment - and is less than prepared for the consequences.

 

It wasn't that I sought to spare Denna pain...that would be ridiculous. )

 

hrhrionastar: (kahlan cara)
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Title: Power
Characters/Pairing: Richard/Kahlan/Cara, slight mention of Darken, Nicci, Jagang, Dahlia, Zedd, and other Mord'Sith
Length: 3636
Rating: R
Spoilers: whole series
Prompt/Summary: Cara/Kahlan/Richard, Master Rahl. Richard is finally Lord Rahl, and all is well - but they say power corrupts...
(Author's Note: This is in the same universe as Undone, Learning Curve, and Kieran's Eve, and somewhat loosely follows my other [livejournal.com profile] dark_fest fic, Baby Boy Cypher-Amnell-Rahl. I struggled with this, as it is not my usual material. Hopefully it still makes sense...)

 

“My helpless damsels in distress just dragged you here in chains,” Richard points out... )

 

hrhrionastar: (kahlan 2)
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Title: Baby Boy Cypher-Amnell-Rahl
Characters/Pairing: Richard/Kahlan, Cara, Zedd, Dennee, Darken Rahl
Rating: R for dark themes, disturbing imagery
Length: ~4900
Spoilers: whole series
Prompt/Summary: Richard and Kahlan have a son, and Kahlan wants to kill him.
(Author's Note: This is in the same universe as Undone, Learning Curve, and Kieran's Eve.)

 

"It's a boy. Our son," and Richard put his arms around my suddenly stiff shoulders... )

 


hrhrionastar: (rahl)
Everyone should do it! There's lots of Legend prompts--come check it out!

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The multifandom fest for fanfiction with dark themes is open for prompt claiming until February 8th. This is a fest about difficult subject matter, moral ambiguities, unhappy endings, no win scenarios, secrets, lies and shames, psychological messes, a look into the void, bad deeds, bad thoughts, bad decisions, twists of the canon mood or themes, pure evil, or good intentions paving the road to hell.
Prompt claiming runs from January 29th - February 8th, with finished fics due by March 15th.
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