shadowsong26: (sorell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Coronation Ball
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #6. methanol, Grey #10. grey goose, Jade #5. The spirit I dream can't get through, the mountain pass is hard/Long yearning/Breaks my heart
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Queen Sela AU), acrylic, oils, fabric, charcoal, pastels (my current GRK card G5 "party/festival"), novelty beads (Twinkle twinkle twinkle twinkle...), glitter, glue ("You might be unsure of your current destination, but a lack of clarity today won't stop you from continuing on a road to somewhere.")
Word Count: 389
Rating: R
Characters: Sela
Warnings: References to mass familial death, some internalized misogyny, reference to long-past death in childbirth.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Arsenic. This takes place in an alternate 940 FY, with a genderbent Sorell.


The room was at once too bright and too dark )
shadowsong26: (nolani)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: This Nedari
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #19. toxin, Gunmetal #5. Machete, Jade #7. In my dream we were far apart, I found it hard to call/Hurriedly I try to write, but find the ink too thin
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, frame (996 FY), feathers, pastels (my current GRK card B2 "nippleplay"), glitter (discovery),
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Nolani
Warnings: Graphic miscarriage at roughly fourteen weeks.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Gunmetal.


This Nedari )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Cut Off
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #2. cyanide, Gunmetal #7. Hatchet, Jade #10. Together we shared both bitter and sweet/Expecting a hundred years of love
Supplies and Materials: pointillism, photography, miniature collection, fingerpainting (set of haiku), frame (1024 FY), fabric, pastels (my current GRK card O1 "rough sex"), glitter (reflection)
Word Count: 48
Rating: R
Characters: Kesshare and Ineku
Warnings: Character death, non-explicit references to sexual fire-play
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.

Read more... )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Reasoning
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Gunmetal #10. Katana, Arsenic #3. carbon monoxide, Grey #3. grey area
Supplies and Materials: acrylic, stain (“Must I not serve a long apprenticehood/To foreign passages, and in the end,/Having my freedom, boast of nothing else/But that I was a journeyman to grief?” - Shakespeare, Richard II, 1595), fabric, yarn, glitter ("The outlaw had mercy. You remember that the next time you try to twist the truth to kill one of us." – Harry ‘Opie’ Winston to Agent Stahl, from Sons of Anarchy) glue ("Your expertise could be required at work today, and you are destined to become a hero if you stay focused on exactly what must be done. However, you aren't seeking the spotlight now, so you might not accept the extra obligations being tossed your way. Instead of automatically declining responsibility, find a middle path so you can still save the day and tend to your personal needs at the same time.")
Word Count: 525
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mariko and Tsuna Anders
Warnings: References to how Lux hurt Mariko and burns, references to semi-legal-at-best business practices
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place about three years before Contact. Haha is the transliteration of the informal/in-group Japanese word for 'mother'


But why the Domes, Mariko? )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Madam Speaker
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #15. aconite, Gunmetal #14. Crossbow, Blood Red #8. poisoning
Supplies and Materials: eraser (in SPACE AU), oils, stain, fabric, chalk, novelty beads, yarn, glitter ("I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." – Henry David Thoreau), glue ("...pull yourself back to the ground and begin the conversation once you feel like you have returned to earth. Stick to the facts as much as possible and the rest should fall into place.")
Word Count: 390
Rating: PG
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Blood Red! I'm using the U.S.'s government structure for the Republic of United Earth, largely because that's what I'm most familiar with. Names of offices/legislatures (House and Senate, President being Chief Executive) and term lengths and limits are the same as the U.S. Other details about the government are subject to change.


Normally, Kesshare Heidari rather enjoyed press conferences )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Desperate Times
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #12. bone farm, Arsenic #4. mercury, Grey #8. the men in grey suits
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Confessions AU), stain (“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” - Winston Churchill), modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card O3 "hunger"), novelty beads (Heat holding steady)
Word Count: 224
Rating: R
Characters: Isshiri
Warnings: References to torture, references to the events of Sending a Message, references to amputation, molten metal being poured on skin
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place some time after It's a Trap. Last Bone!


Isshiri had been left alone )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Wanderer
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Bone #9. toe tag, Arsenic #18. oleander, Grey #6. grey matter
Supplies and Materials: stain, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card O4 "dirty talk"), chalk, novelty beads ("My tolerance for cryptic bullshit has reached an all time low tonight. I want some answers, pronto!"), glitter (understand)
Word Count: 857
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mariko Anders, Simon Gilboa, Larry James
Warnings: Interrogation, amnesia, references to the way Lux injured Mariko
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place almost immediately after Contact.


Mariko had barely had time to reorient herself from Lux's surprise visit when she was called down by the head of security )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Talisman
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #7. dead bell, Arsenic #17. strychnine, Gunmetal #12. Rifle
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, pointillism, photography, stained glass, eraser (urban fantasy AU), brush (cathexis), stickers, feathers, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card G2 "animal play"), seed beads, novelty beads, beading wire, glitter
Word Count: 249
Rating: PG
Characters: Deshell, Fesha, Ensill, Ledam, Selmid
Warnings: Brief reference to Selmid witnessing a murder
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Ensill is younger than Ledam, Selmid is between them in age. This takes place in an alternate 984 FY.


Read more... )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Pickup
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #10. fugu, Gunmetal #6. Machete Pro, Bone #14. desiccation
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Desshiri!verse), brush (hortative), modeling clay, chalk, novelty beads ("Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."), beading wire
Word Count: 534
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Taz, Desshiri
Warnings: References to enslavement and torture
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



Desshiri curled up on the riverbank )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Private War
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #8. death knell, Arsenic #20. poison, Blood Red #5. decapitation
Supplies and Materials: miniature, eraser (in SPACE AU), brush (hortative), stain, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current GRK card I1 "peace offering"), novelty beads (backwoods), glitter (Write a letter to your parent(s). Tell them how you really feel even if they never see the letter.), glue ("You may feel influenced by the changing feelings of those around you. A close friend or partner might be the source of an emotional conflict that distracts you from what you want to do. Nevertheless, don't ignore the feelings that arise now because you have something important to learn from the differences of opinion.")
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Kellom, Rema
Warnings: Plotting a coup
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


What I do, I do for my country. )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Drifting
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #5. death rattle, Arsenic #5. lead, Grey #5. going grey
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Desshiri!Verse), modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card N4 "bluffing"), chalk, novelty beads ("The nightmares of our past haunt the dreams of our future")
Word Count: 527
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel, Vor Lefret
Warnings: References to enslavement and genocide
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


After a few minutes, Mel realized he was awake )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Insertion
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #11. ricin, Blood Red #6. garrote, Gunmetal #8. Pistol
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, canvas (940 FY), oils, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current GRK card I2 "building"), seed beads, novelty beads ("Killer Queen", Queen), yarn
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Lova
Warnings: Pandering one's daughters for the Cause
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


A lucky break )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Unsafe (Audio)
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Burgundy saturation, Arsenic #1. arsenic
Supplies and Materials: performance art, saturation, graffiti, reimaging (of Unsafe), brush (cloister), canvas (2, 8, 9, 4) oils, feathers, fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card O2 "double penetration"), seed beads
Word Count: N/A
Rating: R
Characters: A brother and sister from Feredar, The Murderer
Warnings: Internalized dehumanization of mages, parental abandonment and death, genocide, murder with mutilation from the victim's POV
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Download here
shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Among the Stars
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Violet Saturation, Arsenic #13. thallium
Supplies and Materials: pointillism, photography, saturation, miniature collection, eraser (In SPACE AU), brush (prestigious), acrylic, stain, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current GRK card N2 "worrying"), novelty beads
Word Count: 1211
Rating: R
Characters: Taz, Kes, Deshell, Kellom, Ineku, Kit, Nellid, Tana, Mel, Mellir, Rema, Sola, Kirana, Isshiri, Fesha, Nida, Sorell Younger, Kesshare, Sorell, Fera, Andrell, Lonura, Telri, Dallu, Riluke, Selmid, Amassa, Nolani, Keta, Deva
Warnings: Piracy, kidnapping, murder, sex, torture, drunkenness, fanaticism, mutilation, ostracism, background prostitution and drug trade, alcohol, homelessness. If I missed any, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. IDK where this even came from. The novelty beads prompt is kind of really meta. Could I have a Violet color tag, please?


Among the Stars )
shadowsong26: (fera)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Knife's Edge
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Arsenic #8. hemlock, Bone #3. active decay, Gunmetal #1. Knife
Supplies and Materials: feathers, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card O5 "waiting"), chalk, seed beads (Fera, Sola), novelty beads (You say so, but I think it is your biggest pretend), yarn, glitter, glue ("You are coming into another phase of powerful changes this week...things are likely to move much quicker now.")
Word Count: 360
Rating: R
Characters: Fera, Sola, Andrell
Warnings: References to character/familial death, resignation to suspected impending assassination
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Read more... )
shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Going Back.
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #20. right to die, Arsenic #14. morphine, Gunmetal #15. Brass Knuckles
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, brush (ratiocination), acrylic, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card G3 "waxplay"), chalk, novelty beads (will you ever come back?), glitter
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri
Warnings: Brief reference to enslavement
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Read more... )
shadowsong26: (keta)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Cover-up
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Shadow #7. embezzlement, Bone #17. autopsy report, Arsenic #9. curare
Supplies and Materials: canvas (968 FY), oils, stain (“Opportunity makes a thief.” - Francis Bacon), modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current GRK card G1 "growing up"), chalk, seed beads, novelty beads ("I would never lie. I willfully participated in a campaign of misinformation."), glitter (alcohol)
Word Count: 458
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mellir, Keta
Warnings: Teenaged drunken stupidity involving fire.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Mellir is about sixteen here, and Keta around twenty. Last Shadow!


Keta shut the door to her room behind Mellir )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Taking Action
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Shadow #8. forgery, Bone #6. body wagon, Arsenic #12. sarin gas
Supplies and Materials: pointillism, miniature collection, eraser (generation swap au), acrylic, oils, modeling clay, pastels (my current GRK card B5 "symbols"), novelty beads (If you knew it was wrong, why did you do it?/You don't know, you didn't mean to, it slipped your mind/And it feels so good to feed a habit/You're just making the most of your borrowed time/Waiting for the white light--White Light, Vienna Teng), glitter ("For all his bluster, it is the sad province of man that he cannot choose his triumph. He can only choose how he will stand when the call of destiny comes, hoping he will have the courage to answer." – Mohinder Suresh, from Heroes)
Word Count: 339
Rating: R
Characters: Mel
Warnings: Genocide
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Takes place in an alternate 981 FY, where Kellom is Sorell's father, rather than the other way around.



Mel circled 'human' on the form, even though he knew what the question meant and knew it was a lie. )
shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Forever
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bone #19. (im)mortality, Arsenic #16. deadly nightshade, Blood Red #9. combat
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, pointillisim, fingerpainting (pointillistic poem), canvas (the first two), frame (the last two), oils, fabric, pastels (my current GRK card I5 "the next best thing"), novelty beads ("We must leave at once... before we, in turn, are forgotten"), glitter, glue ("You can turn this day into a special one by being open to unexpected twists and turns that pull you.")
Word Count: 161
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz
Warnings: Kind of creepy metaphorical depiction of Heartwood, oblique references to war and character death.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Could I have a Blood Red color tag, please?


I want to live forever )

Arsenic 20

Feb. 15th, 2012 01:40 pm
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[personal profile] geena
Author: [personal profile] geena
Color: Arsenic 20. poison
Styles and Supplies: Paint-by-numbers ([Do not take internally.]), brush (abnegate)
Word Count: 681
Rating: PG-13
Story: _____; the title of this story is On Her Own.
Summary: She turns to him just when everything is at its bleakest.
Notes: This follows Three. Trigger warning for abusive situations, misogyny, and lots of anti-choice rhetoric.

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I don’t know who you think you are )

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