Cold Hearted – Day 21 – Xythia

They arrived home – which, woah, what a rush, teleportation was cool and Tony resented that he was in no frame of mind to enjoy it.  As soon as he felt like it Tony would pester Loki relentlessly, but for now they went back to bed. Loki declared that sleep was what Tony needed and Tony fully agreed. They spent the day being lazy. Played with Jor. Took more showers than might be good for…

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Harry Potter and the Auxialiary Arts – Chapter Nine – Moxibustion

Realisations and Sacrifices (Ostara)   “You actually put your hand into a brazier of hot coals?” Harry winced at the pitch of Hermione’s voice. He’d much rather have left that part out but, well, he had to explain why he had spent the night in St Mungo’s. “I hate to say it, Harry,” Neville broke in, his dark brown eyes wide in his round face. “But therapy doesn’t seem like the worst idea.” Ron said…

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The Witch’s Curse – Part 6 – Tabee

While recovering from the plague, Tony comes to the realization that he cannot continue as he has. Accepting some much needed advice, he strikes off into a new career. Without him, the MCRT undergoes restructuring. A night out for team bonding garners them unwanted attention. They stand on the precipice between worlds, one that Tony has been on the fringes of for decades. A request for help puts Tony’s secret at risk. At the same time, a secret society is waiting in the wings, whispering lies, and hoping for a bloody outcome.

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Cold Hearted – Day 20 – Xythia

Half a day later Compton called them at four o’clock in the morning and demanded that both Loki and Iron Man present themselves at the Headquarters of the UN. A magical problem had appeared and only Loki had the expertise to solve it. The men exchanged long looks and crawled out of their bed. It was not as if they could say no, they were still on precarious ground and needed the official support. A…

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SWAMP Boys – Part 10 – quicksylver28

Garnet took him to the Metro Diner, a well preserved throw back to the city’s past and, more recently, a popular werewolf eating hang out. The waitress escorted them to a corner booth that was always kept in reserve for the local Alphas and left them with menus. Kid’s stomach grumbled at the smell of frying bacon and melted cheese and flushed under the wolf’s amused gaze. “Hungry?” Garnet grinned as Kid’s cheeks and neck…

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The Kelpie Conspiracy – Part Seven by Ladyholder

Whimpering slightly, he scratched at the door to the warehouse. He kept at it until he heard a person pause on the other side of the door. Then he barked softly, scratching all the while.

When the door opened he looked up at the person and whimpered like a puppy. “You are in the wrong neighborhood, pooch,” the man told him, voice quiet and accented with something foreign.

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City of Crystal Spires – Part 10 – Sorka42

  Radek watched with bated breath as the rocket launched off the platform. There was always a chance that a payload could be lost by a failure of the containment shielding that directed the dragonfire spell. But that had not happened in many years. A thrill of satisfaction at the successful launch settled into his chest as it continued beyond normal sight. He turned away and went back to his lad, he had a lot…

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The Dusk and the Dawn – Chapter 15 – DarkJediQueen

From the Expansive Journals of Mimir, God of Knowledge Sex is messy. Messy is the best word ever to describe sex. Because if the act of sex doesn’t make a mess you aren’t doing it right. There is the literal mess that orgasm makes but also the mess of the emotions of the parties involved. Any human who tells you that they don’t want a relationship isn’t lying. The just don’t understand that ache inside…

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Hunter’s Moon – Chapter 2 – Andromeda

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation against a Therian, having some silver on you may save your life. You need to allow them to come close, holding your silver in your hand. When they’re close enough, you must try to poke them in the eye with the silver as hard as you can or throw the silver inside their mouth. If they have any open wound, digging it there may also work.  Then…

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Cold Hearted – Day 19 – Xythia

Loki groaned and rotated his shoulders, rubbed his hand down his body and shook himself like he was getting rid of clingier things than simple water after a bath. “I really would be grateful to keep the shapeshifting into someone else to a minimum for the next months.” he grumbled and then reached for the soap, again. Tony was standing at the sink, trimming his beard and trying, without much success, not to get distracted…

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The Law of Flame and Wing — Preztel — Part Five

Teyla laughed a little at that. “Very true,” she agreed. “Your mate– Din? –he sounds like he was a wonderful person.”
“He was,” Avan said fondly. “He was very kind and charming but could throw a mean punch if needed. He loved the ocean and the mountains equally, and had a fondness for any kind of tea, the stronger the better.”

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Harry Potter and the Auxiliary Arts – Chapter Eight – Moxibustion

  The Pearly King (Imbolc)   Half a year pedalling through London had made Harry fitter and faster. He fairly flew after the kidnappers, yelling so he’d be heard by all and sundry. He followed their running footsteps doggedly through the narrow, grey brick lined ‘tween road, feeling the air pressure press down on his ears the further into the dark of it he went. In the light of branching alleys leading out to street…

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In the Shadows – Part 4 – desertpoet

It had taken them a couple of hours to read over everything, and then Ethan had gone to make some calls. He wanted to make sure he was able to get into Alec’s apartment. After gently suggested James might want to take a nap. Werewolves could go for far longer than either humans or sorcerers without sleep, but he would do Alec no good if he couldn’t think and shifting used up a lot of energy.

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And All The Queen’s Men – FaeScribe35 – Chapter Nine

    Nine     Seeing Hogwarts was always bittersweet. After everything that had happened to her within the walls of the great castle, both good and bad, Evie was pleased that she could smile when she came home. For that’s what Hogwarts would always be, her first home. “Good morning Higgs, I have an appointment with Headmistress McGonagall.” Terrance Higgs worked as Hagrid’s assistant for the Care of Magical Creatures class and helped with…

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Cold Hearted – Day 18 – Xythia

“Thank you, Your Excellency, I know this is-” Compton’s stern voice cut Tony off mid-sentence. “Anthony, it might not have been planned, and if it was don’t ever admit to it, but this was a very positive way to reintroduce Loki to the New York populace. Keep him at the tower for now and we can forego any protective custody discussions. Give me two days.” Tony’s sigh was one of relief. The prospect of not…

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The Dusk and the Dawn – Chapter 14 – DarkJediQueen

From the Expansive Journals of Mimir, God of Knowledge Suicide is a touchy subject, even for Gods. Many Old Gods over the years have chosen to kill themselves than to adapt. It was never an option for me. Knowledge is everywhere and the more humans crave it the more that I feel alive. Humans have a saying that the only constant is death and taxes. Well, knowledge is as well but a lot of humans…

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