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Date:2025-11-14 15:59
Subject:fic index
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Mood: lazy

Here is where I keep an index of all my fic, organized alphabetically by fandom. ♥

You can also access my fic at FFN and A03.

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Date:2012-06-19 12:09
Subject:Friday Night Lights - "The Cool Side of Satin," Tyra & Lyla, T
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Mood: okay

Title: The Cool Side of Satin
Author: lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Tyra Collette, Lyla Garrity
Word Count: 2,787
Summary: 
By hour two, Tyra was genuinely wondering whether she had lost her damn mind. 
Notes: Set during 1x22 "State." I always wondered how that drive home went for these two. Title and lyrics are from Neko Case's "Margaret vs. Pauline," which is a Tyra vs. Lyla song if ever there was one.


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Date:2012-06-10 14:32
Subject:True Grit - "With No Lodestar In Sight", Mattie/LaBoeuf, T
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Mood:accomplished


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Date:2012-06-10 14:31
Subject:True Grit - "With No Lodestar In Sight", Mattie/LaBoeuf, T
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Mood:accomplished

Title: With No Lodestar In Sight – 12/12
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Mattie Ross/LaBoeuf, Rooster Cogburn
Word Count: 7,258
Summary: Five years after her adventure in the Choctaw Nation, Mattie Ross runs afoul of a fugitive. She soon finds herself in familiar company, if not familiar territory.
Notes: I didn't anticipate that it would take me months to finish this last chapter. I've been struggling with writer's block for the last six months, and this fic has been the primary victim of that. Thank you so, so much to all of you who have continued to send me encouraging messages over the last few months. Your continued interest has buoyed me up and pushed me to finish this fic. I can't thank you enough.

Thanks also to ishie, whose tireless cheerleading and hand-holding has been fundamental to the writing of this fic. ILU BB. <3

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Date:2012-05-06 14:17
Subject:American Horror Story - "Furnace Room Lullaby", Violet/Tate, M
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Mood: okay

Title: Furnace Room Lullaby - 4/?
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s:): Violet/Tate
Word Count: 4,121
Summary: "Nothing, not even light, can escape." A Violet/Tate AU mystery-horror murder ballad AU set in 1994.


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Date:2012-05-06 14:13
Subject:American Horror Story - "Furnace Room Lullaby", Violet/Tate, M
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Title: Furnace Room Lullaby - 3/?
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s:): Violet/Tate
Word Count: 3,351
Summary: "Nothing, not even light, can escape." A Violet/Tate AU mystery-horror murder ballad AU set in 1994.

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Date:2012-03-12 20:20
Subject:American Horror Story - "Furnace Room Lullaby", Violet/Tate, M
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Title: Furnace Room Lullaby - 2/?
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s:): Violet/Tate
Word Count: 3,531
Summary: "Nothing, not even light, can escape." A Violet/Tate AU mystery-horror murder ballad AU set in 1994.


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Date:2012-03-03 10:34
Subject:American Horror Story - "Furnace Room Lullaby", Violet/Tate, M
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Mood: okay

Title: Furnace Room Lullaby - 1/?
Author: lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s:): Violet/Tate
Word Count: 4,056
Summary: "Nothing, not even light, can escape." A Violet/Tate AU mystery-horror murder ballad AU set in 1994.
Notes: Yes, this is yet another Violet/Tate AU set in 1994. The concept is done to death at this point, but I guess I just wanted to explore my own version, so I hope some of you out there are willing to humour me.

I don't want to give away too much about what's the same and what isn't. All you need to know for the purposes of this story is that Violet is a year younger than Tate, and the Harmons have just moved into the Murder House for the same reasons we were presented with in the pilot episode. Some scenes/sections of dialogue will be familiar in order to maintain character and highlight some parallel plotlines, but this is not a retelling of the story we saw in season 1. Short version: everything else will (hopefully) become clear along the way, so please bear with me and the mystery.

The title of the fic and the lyrics at the beginning of this chapter are taken from Neko Case's song "Furnace Room Lullaby."

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Date:2012-02-08 14:16
Subject:American Horror Story - "Sharpen Up Those Dragging Hooks," Violet/Tate, M
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Mood: okay

Title: sharpen up those dragging hooks
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s): Violet/Tate
Word Count: 8,716
Summary: After they scare the first family out of the house, Violet begins to punish Tate.
Notes: So, this is a thing that I wrote. It didn't turn out exactly how I'd hoped, but ~it's a process. Thanks to M & ishie for all the nonjudgmental hand-holding. The title of the fic and the lyrics are from "Dragging Hooks (River Song Trilogy Part III)" by Cowboy Junkies.

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Date:2012-01-18 14:53
Subject:American Horror Story recs
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Mood: okay

So, I've gotten into American Horror Story. In part because it's a steaming hot jambalaya of crazy, but also because I seem to have developed genuine thoughts and feelings about Tate/Violet. I know, I know.

Anyway, have some quality recs, as there's not a ton of great fic for this pairing, for reasons which are probably obvious:

Have To Be You by chinesebakery:

The looks she gives me then, full of contempt - it does something to me. Like a switch. For a moment there, I don't see Nora's face. I see my mother, staring back at me with distaste. I have this impulse, this crazy, scary impulse, and it's all I can do not to hit her. Hit her until there's nothing solid left. After she's gone, I look at my hands for a long time, it's like they belong to someone else.


Accidents Will Happen by chinesebakery:

She hesitated only a few seconds before rising to his bait. Her scars looked nothing like his, all red and fresh and fierce. It was very appealing to him, that blend of defiance, anger and rawness. He could tell she was smarter than the rest and was well aware of it. Maybe if he'd met someone like her years before, someone worthy of an effort, things would have turned out differently.


Tried To Go Where It Led But It Didn't Lead To Anything by stainofmylove:

There’s a crying woman that sits at the edge of his bed sometimes, and Tate misses her when they lose the house and end up moving into the smaller one next door. She’s always easy to calm down as long as he uses the right tone of voice, which he likes, and her hands are very soft.

Sometimes he imagines that he’s her son.

Asks her things like, “Don’t we look alike, Mother?” Touches his hair to hers. Or her slight, pale wrist to his. Kisses her lips softly.

And her brow furrows, and she’ll agree. But really he’s too old, much too old, it just can’t be, it’s all wrong, and then he has to calm her down all over again.


Nightmares Become Me by stainofmylove:

Maybe something’s broken in her. Maybe she just hates everything and everyone else so much more. Maybe she watches too much television. But all in all, she’s sort of okay with it. All of it. She hasn’t cut herself in two days.


An Illustrated Book About Birds by Nokomis:

“It’s okay,” Tate says, stroking her head. His fingers tangle into her hair, tugging slightly against a snarl. She wonders how much pressure it takes to pull a trigger. “It’s okay.”


the after hours by andbless_mybaby:

It’s just that everything about her is the best thing ever: the ashy taste of cigarettes when they’re making out, the thin ladder of scars up her arms, her small breasts. Sometimes it feels like he opens his mouth and this inappropriate shit rolls out on its own, like it’s being hammered out by his heart. He wants to do all kinds of nasty things to her. He wants to rub his inner filthiness all over her, make her just like him. She’s perfect for him.

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Date:2012-01-18 13:48
Subject:Friday Night Lights - "Let The Dust Settle In," Tim/Julie, M
Security:Public
Mood: blah

Title: Let The Dust Settle In - 7/?
Author: lindentree
Rating: M
Character(s): Tim/Julie
Word Count: 5,461
Summary: After getting together in If This One Could Be With You, Tim and Julie face a greater challenge: staying together.  This story and the one preceding it are basically AU after 2x11 "Jumping the Gun."
Notes: Hi. I bet you thought this fic was dead, right? You thought wrong! I haven't given up on it, although I suspect I may be the only one. I have a plan, and I refuse to let it go unfinished, because thousands of unused words on my hard drive makes me sad. So, onward.


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Date:2012-01-03 09:57
Subject:2011 fic wrap-up post
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Mood: okay

Courtesy of ishie, a fic wrap-up meme.

This year I wrote and posted:
Since most of my fics are long, rambling WIP things, I'll do answer this by number of words posted in 2011: 147 109, spread out over 7 series fics and one-shots.


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Date:2012-01-02 19:44
Subject:Downton Abbey - "Come With Me, Go Places", Sybil/Branson, T
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Mood: okay

Title: Come With Me, Go Places - 3/5
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson
Word Count: 5,979
Summary: What surprised Sybil most was how easy her family made it, in the end.

Thanks to [info]ishie for being you. <3


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Date:2011-12-07 18:34
Subject:True Grit - "With No Lodestar In Sight", Mattie/LaBoeuf, T
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Mood: okay

Title: With No Lodestar In Sight – 11/?
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Mattie Ross/LaBoeuf, Rooster Cogburn
Word Count: 6,641
Summary: Five years after her adventure in the Choctaw Nation, Mattie Ross runs afoul of a fugitive. She soon finds herself in familiar company, if not familiar territory.

Thanks to ishie once again for always being the first to see it. Hearts!!

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Date:2011-11-26 17:26
Subject:fanmix rec
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Mood:flattered yo!

Check it out, theonlytwin made an awesome fanmix for my True Grit fic. How cool is that? Go download it and tell her how great it is. :)

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Date:2011-11-07 07:39
Subject:Downton Abbey - "Come With Me, Go Places", Sybil/Branson, T
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Mood: okay

Title: Come With Me, Go Places - 2/5
Author: [info]lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson
Word Count: 5,146
Summary: What surprised Sybil most was how easy her family made it, in the end.
Notes: A couple of quick things. First, I wrote a significant portion of this fic, including this chapter, before 2x07 aired. So you can imagine my amusement when I found that I overestimated Sybil & Branson's cunning as far as eloping is concerned. Second, because in this story Sybil decides to run away with Branson a little earlier than she does in the series, their relationship develops differently than what we've seen in the series up to 2x08, making this fic firmly AU after 2x05.

Thanks to ishie for all of the support! HEARTS.
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Date:2011-11-06 13:52
Subject:True Grit - "With No Lodestar In Sight", Mattie/LaBoeuf, T
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Mood: lazy

Title: With No Lodestar In Sight – 10/12
Author: lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Mattie Ross/LaBoeuf, Rooster Cogburn
Word Count: 7,027
Summary: Five years after her adventure in the Choctaw Nation, Mattie Ross runs afoul of a fugitive. She soon finds herself in familiar company, if not familiar territory.

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Date:2011-10-30 01:58
Subject:Downton Abbey - "Come With Me, Go Places", Sybil/Branson, T
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Mood: okay

Title: Come With Me, Go Places - 1/5
Author: lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson
Word Count: 4,785
Summary: What surprised Sybil most was how easy her family made it, in the end.
Notes: This fic goes AU after 2x05, and is basically written to comfort myself in case everything goes to shit. I've decided to focus on hope. The title of the fic and the lyrics used throughout are taken from "Go Places" by The New Pornographers, aka my Sybil/Branson anthem.
Thanks to ishie for the hand-holding and mind-melding and everything else.
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Date:2011-10-12 22:15
Subject:Downton Abbey - "Nothing to Mar Our Joy", Sybil/Branson, T
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Mood: bitchy

Title: Nothing to Mar Our Joy
Author: lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson
Word Count: 2,987
Summary: Branson was looking at her once again with that cocksure frankness of his that so unnerved her. What business did he have, being so sure of himself? It was maddening.
Notes: Hey look, more fix-it fic! This is set at the end of 2x04, just before the concert. I had to write it when I found out that a scene where Branson apologises to Sybil had been cut from the episode. Still betting on Branson, haters to the left, etc., etc., etc. The title of the fic is a lyric from "If You Were The Only Girl (In The World)", the song sung so beautifully during the concert scene.

Thanks to ishie for encouraging me to write more things where Sybil and Branson make out, for getting it, and for generally being a wonderful kindred spirit and supporter. LOVE YOU GIRL. ♥

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Date:2011-10-08 00:29
Subject:Downton Abbey - "Turn Back and Descend The Stair", Sybil/Branson, T
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Mood: tired

Title: Turn Back and Descend The Stair
Author: lindentree
Rating: T
Character(s): Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson
Word Count: 6,752
Summary: She was delivering a remedy to a friend. That was what she planned to say if she were caught. After all, it was the truth.
Notes: This fic takes place immediately after 2x03, and it came about because I wondered whether Branson realised that Anna found his note, or whether he thought that Sybil had. It's basically pre-emptive fix-fic to an extent, because I'm so scared of what kinds of holes are going to be blown in this ship in the upcoming episodes. Happy thoughts, happy thoughts.

Thanks to ishie for the speedy, helpful beta, as always always always. ♥

The title of the fic is taken from "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" by T.S. Eliot. Although the poem was written around 1911 and first published in 1915, it was also published in the pamphlet Prufrock and Other Observations in 1917, a few months after this episode of Downton Abbey is meant to have taken place. Given the subject matter and era of the poem (and the fact that it's one of my very favourites, let's face it,) I thought it might work. So, bearing all that in mind...

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