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July 24th, 2016

Title: Twist of Fate
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #523 – Budapest
Warnings: None
Pairings: Hermione/Cedric
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 834
Summary: With a twist of fate, Hermione learns who she can depend on.

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Prompt #523

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:


Budapest




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

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Xocoatl

July 22nd, 2016

Scars

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Title: Scars
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike and Xander talk about scars.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 5
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #522 from tamingthemuse- Guillotine
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

July 17th, 2016

Title: Temptation
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #522 – Guillotine
Warnings: None
Pairings: Herman (Hermione)/Luna
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 575
Summary: Male Hermione!AU. Herman Granger wants Ron Weasley's girlfriend to be his.

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July 16th, 2016

Prompt #522

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:



Guillotine





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Xocoatl

July 15th, 2016

A New World 6/?

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Title: A New World 6/?
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Sequel to Fade to Black. Xander wakes up after Spike turned him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #521 from tamingthemuse- Bodega
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.
Previous Parts Here: http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=forsaken2003&keyword=A%20New%20World&filter=all


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/206568.html

July 12th, 2016

Title: In Front of You
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #521 – Bodega
Warnings: None
Pairings: Harry/Tonks
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 768
Summary: Remus plays matchmaker.

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July 9th, 2016

Prompt #521

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:


Bodega





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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

July 8th, 2016

Hiding Spike

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Title: Hiding Spike
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike ends up at Xander's place looking for a place to hide when the Initiative spots him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4 Takes place before Goodbye Iowa. No Anya
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #520 from tamingthemuse- Aid and Abet
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.

http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/206323.html

July 4th, 2016

Title: HermioneAdrian
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #520 – Aid and Abet
Warnings: None
Pairings: HermioneAdrian
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 672
Summary: Adrian approaches Hermione when she arrives for work.
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July 2nd, 2016

Prompt #520

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Hiya Tamers! Apologies for last week. This week's prompt is:



Aid and abet




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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

July 1st, 2016

(no subject)

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Title: Playtime
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Spike's disappointed that he missed out on two Xander's. But he there is still one Xander, isn't there? Naughtiness ensures!
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 5 Post Replacements. No Anya
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #519 from tamingthemuse- Clone
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/205981.html

June 27th, 2016

Title: Hourglass
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #519 – Clone
Warnings: None
Pairings: Tom, Minerva
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 539
Summary: Royalty!AU. Minerva puts a stop to Prince Thomas's sulking.

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June 26th, 2016

Title: In a Corner of My Soul
Fandom: BtVS
Prompt: 519 - Clone
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1071
Note: Locked to members of Taming the Muse

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt is:


Clone



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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Zippit

June 24th, 2016

Title: Fear
Author: mistressminx_13
Fandom: Original Fiction (guest appearances by Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunters and Christine Feehan’s Carpathians)
Pairing: Kern/Camilla (OMC/OFC); Christian/Emily (OMC/OFC)
Prompt:
Warnings: Unbeta’d
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Summary: A blast from Emily’s past

Follow the link: http://mistressminx-13.livejournal.com/544259.html#cutid1
Title: Fear
Author: mistressminx_13
Fandom: Original Fiction (guest appearances by Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunters and Christine Feehan’s Carpathians)
Pairing: Kern/Camilla (OMC/OFC); Christian/Emily (OMC/OFC)
Prompt:
Warnings: Unbeta’d
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Summary: A blast from Emily’s past

Follow the link: http://mistressminx-13.livejournal.com/544248.html#cutid1
Title: Fear
Author: mistressminx_13
Fandom: Original Fiction (guest appearances by Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunters and Christine Feehan’s Carpathians)
Pairing: Kern/Camilla (OMC/OFC); Christian/Emily (OMC/OFC)
Prompt:
Warnings: Unbeta’d
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Summary: A blast from Emily’s past


Follow the link: http://mistressminx-13.livejournal.com/543874.html#cutid1
Title: Fear
Author: mistressminx_13
Fandom: Original Fiction (guest appearances by Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunters and Christine Feehan’s Carpathians)
Pairing: Kern/Camilla (OMC/OFC); Christian/Emily (OMC/OFC)
Prompt: Velvety
Warnings: Unbeta’d
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own nothing.
Summary: A blast from Emily’s past

Follow the link: http://mistressminx-13.livejournal.com/543540.html#cutid1

A New World 5/?

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Title: A New World 5/?
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Sequel to Fade to Black. Xander wakes up after Spike turned him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #518 from tamingthemuse- Sumo
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.
Previous Parts Here: http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=forsaken2003&keyword=A%20New%20World&filter=all


http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/205614.html


June 21st, 2016

Title: Not Just Lazy
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #518 – Sumo
Warnings: None
Pairings: Gideon/OFC, Fabian
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,153
Summary: AU. There is more to Gideon's recent behavior than he lets on.

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June 17th, 2016

A New World 4/?

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Title: A New World 4/?
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Sequel to Fade to Black. Xander wakes up after Spike turned him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d

Prompt #517 from tamingthemuse- Dry-Gulch
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.
Previous Parts Here:
http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=forsaken2003&keyword=A%20New%20World&filter=all

http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/205439.html

June 13th, 2016

Title: Frozen is Cracked!
Fandom: Harry Potter
Prompts: #517 – Dry Gulch
Warnings: None
Pairings: Harry/Padma
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 692
Summary: Frozen!AU. Cupid made a mistake, and now the princess is in love with a reindeer? What!?

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June 11th, 2016

Prompt #517

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Hiya Tamers! This week's prompt comes from a melting mod. It's hot! Here we go:



Dry Gulch





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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

Tamingmod
Xocoatl

June 10th, 2016

A New World 3/?

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Title: A New World 3/?
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: S/X
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none, all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Sequel to Fade to Black. Xander wakes up after Spike turned him.
Warnings/Spoilers: Season 4
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d

Prompt #516 from tamingthemuse- Sculling
Note: From now on most of my tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.
Note 2: I’m using the Urban Dictionary definition meaning ‘Chug’.
Previous Parts Here:
http://www.livejournal.com/tools/memories.bml?user=forsaken2003&keyword=A%20New%20World&filter=all

http://forsaken2003.livejournal.com/205025.html
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