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Dragging their asses back home one muse at a time

Taming the Muse

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March 24th, 2017

Title: A Little bit
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #556 – Serendipity
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Ginny/Gabrielle
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 679
Summary: Angel!AU. Ginny gets a surprised visit.

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Title: Life Partners
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Avengers
Character/Pairing: Clint/Natasha
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #556: Serendipity
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,803
Date Written: 24 March 2017
Summary: Late in the night, Clint muses.Collapse )
Fandom: Agent Carter
Prompt: 556 - Serendipity
Rating: PG
Word Count: 772
Note: Locked to members of Taming the Muse


You lost people in war. Not just the people that mattered but even casual acquaintances drifted away. You heard rumors, so and so had gotten married, another had run off with a young man and nobody'd heard of her since. Many had died. And many you just didn't know. They were gone and there was no one to tell you where.Collapse )

Stereotyping

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Title: Stereotyping
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Movie night turns into an educational lesson.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #556 from tamingthemuse - Serendipity
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/215732.html

March 18th, 2017

Prompt #556

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Serendipity





Definition here



Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia
Title: His Hermanita
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Golden Girls
Character/Pairing: Blanche, Coco
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #555: Bolero
Warning(s): AU
Word Count: 1,832
Date Written: 18 March 2017
Summary: Blanche and Coco find happiness together, and their first chance for a happy future.Collapse )
Title: Life After Lily
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #555 – Bolero
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Petunia/Severus, Harry
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,006
Summary: AU. Severus shows up at Petunia's doorstop with Harry on November 1st.

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March 17th, 2017

Title: Fashion Is Not Spike's Friend
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander doesn't understand the outfit Spike just bought him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #555 from tamingthemuse - Bolero
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/215430.html

March 11th, 2017

Prompt #555

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Bolero





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Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia

March 10th, 2017

Title: Advice
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #554 – Lackadaisical
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Teddy, Andromeda
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 509
Summary: Teddy asks Andromeda for some advice.

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Lackadaisical

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Title: Lackadaisical
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander tries to help Spike after Buffy dies.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post The Gift.
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #554 from tamingthemuse - Lackadaisical
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.



http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/215189.html

March 9th, 2017

Title: A Pirate's Lonely Heart
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Pirates of the Caribbean
Character/Pairing: Jack/Will, mentioned Will/Elizabeth, Gibbs
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #554: Lackadaisical and beattheblackdog #56: Lost
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,546
Date Written: 7 March 2017
Summary: It tears into Jack to have to leave Will behind, but there's no choice.Collapse )

March 4th, 2017

Prompt #554

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Lackadaisical




Definition here


Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia

March 3rd, 2017

Title: For the Rest of Their Days
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: The Aristocats
Character/Pairing: Thomas/Duchess, Madame
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #553: Pettifogger
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,509
Date Written: 3 March 2017
Summary: Thomas gets a little more insight into Madame.Collapse )

Hot Pocket

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Title: Hot Pockets
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Andrew isn't happy that Xander took the last meatball hot pockets.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #553 from tamingthemuse - Pettifogger
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/214899.html

March 2nd, 2017

Title: Sally-Anne's Voyage to Friendship
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #553 – Pettifogger
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Sally-Anne Perkins, Oliver Rivers, Wayne Hopkins
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 864
Summary: Sally-Anne has always been different and suffered for it. But now she's on a voyage to finally make friends.

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February 25th, 2017

Prompt #553

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Pettifogger





Definition here and here


Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia
Title: Miami Heat
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Golden Girls
Character/Pairing: Blanche/Dorothy
Rating: PG-13/T
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #552: Cut A Figure and femslash100100 Alphabet Soup: Knife
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 1,181
Date Written: 22 February 2017
Summary: The heat is getting to Blanche.Collapse )

Cut a Figure

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Title: Cut a Figure
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Xander is swooning over Spike.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #552 from tamingthemuse - Cut a Figure
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/214558.html
Title: Coming Clean
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #552 – Cut a Figure
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Lee/Roxanne, Lee/Fred
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 924
Summary: It's time for Lee to tell Roxanne the truth.

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February 20th, 2017

Title:→ Duty & Tradition
Fandom:→ Teen Wolf
Prompt:→ #552 @ tamingthemuse : Cut A Figure
Warnings:→ Could be viewed as dubious consent
Rating:→ NC17
Summary:→ Regent Derek Hale had wanted a marriage based on more than duty and tradition, but sometimes there was little choice for either party.

"Derek stood at rigid attention, aware that he cut a fine figure in his regimental dress-wear but uncomfortable nevertheless. “

February 19th, 2017

Prompt #552

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Cut a Figure






Definition/idea found here



Remember, all prompts are open to interpretation by the author. Make the prompt your own!

Comments and Questions welcome via the Contact the Mods page

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Xocoatl aka Asharia

February 18th, 2017

Title: Master Thief
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: X-Men
Character/Pairing: Gambit/Rogue
Rating: PG/K+
Challenge/Prompt: tamingthemuse #551: Orleans
Warning(s): None
Word Count: Spoilers
Date Written: 18 February 2017
Summary: Remy reflects on what a master thief he isn't after he's shut out from the X-Men.Collapse )

February 17th, 2017

Orlean

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Title: Orlean
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none.
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike and Xander are waiting at the airport for their flight.
Warnings/Spoilers: Post NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #551 from tamingthemuse - Orlean
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

February 14th, 2017

Title: Unexpected Visit
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #551 – Orleans
Warnings: None
Pairings/Characters: Harry/Hermione, Mrs. Granger
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 883
Summary: Hermione gets a surprise visitor during summer vacation.

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