shadowsong26: (tana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: How to Feel
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: English Red #12. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones. (Julius Caesar, III.ii), English Green #10. Beauty is bought by judgment of the eye, not uttered by base sale of chapmen's tongues. (Love's Labours Lost, II.i), Mystic Beach Blue #1. this one
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, miniature collection, pointillism, canvas, frame, brush (silhouette), watercolors, charcoal
Word Count: 389
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Tana, Nida
Warnings: Tana, references to parental death, imminent character death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last English Red and English Green! (Also, mods, I accidentally tagged paint-by-numbers, could one of you please remove it for me? Thanks!)



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shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Family
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #3. There is a difference between loving and being in love., English Red #8. What is the city but the people? (Coriolanus, III.i), English Green #1. If music be the food of love, play on (Twelfth Night, I.i)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, frame, novelty beads (romance), glitter (define love)
Word Count: 350
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Tova
Warnings: References to adultery
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Chasing Dreams
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #24. How do you wish to die, Admiral? At the hands of numbers, or dreams?, English Red #20. Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. (Macbeth, V.v), English Green #17. The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was. (A Midsummer Night's Dream, IV.i)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, eraser (Confessions AU), oils, pastels (my current gen + romance card G4 "first light"), yarn
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG
Characters: Mel Artwick
Warnings: Oblique references to Kit's crimes and the aftermath of his arrest and execution
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (riluke)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Admiration
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: English Red #9. His nature is too noble for the world (Coriolanus, III.i), English Green #20. How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, that has such people in't! (The Tempest, V.i), Fish Blue #5. Ocean Sunfish
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, pointillism, miniature collection, photography, frame, brush (blandish), feathers, pastels (my current gen + romance card B3 "courage")
Word Count: 350
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Riluke
Warnings: References to war and character death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Falling
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #13. Those who are too rigid in their beliefs will break rather than bend with fortune's blows., English Red #17. Once put out thy light, thou cunning'st pattern of excelling nature, I know not where is that Promethean heat that can thy light relume. (Othello, V.ii), English Green #5. O, how this spring of love resembleth the uncertain glory of an April day, which now shows all the beauty of the sun, and by and by a cloud takes all away! (Two Gentlemen of Verona, I.iii)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, photography, watercolors, oils, feathers, fabric, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card O2 "falling apart"), glitter ("Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand." – Hayley Williams)
Word Count: 253
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kellom, Fera
Warnings: Discussion of war and genocide, acceptance of likely imminent death.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Justice
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: English Red #14. Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy. (Timon of Athens, III.v), English Green #18 The quality of mercy is not strain'd (The Merchant of Venice, IV.i), Fish Blue #14. Trigger Fish
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, eraser (In SPACE AU), brush (instigate), acrylic, oils, stain, pastels (my current gen + romance card N3 "FREE SPACE"), glitter (- "The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." – Socrates)
Word Count: 816
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Taz, Sorell
Warnings: Discussion of kidnapping, piracy, and terrorism.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: i want you to know
'Verse: Lux
Colors: English Green #14. Lord, what fools these mortals be! (A Midsummer Night's Dream, III.ii), English Red #16. Then must you speak of one that loved not wisely but too well (Othello, V.ii), Bistre #6. Her smile went through me like a spear.
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, miniature collection, oils, feathers, novelty beads ("I've been in bed, I've been away/I've been the blamer and I've been the blamed" - "Driving Blind", Grace Potter), glitter ("Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand." – Hayley Williams)
Word Count: 549
Rating: R
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: References to war, the fire, interspecies sex, and rifling through someone's memories. If I missed any, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (mellir)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Three Days
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: English Green #13. All lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one. (Troilus and Cressida, III.ii), English Red #11. O, I am fortune's fool! (Romeo and Juliet, III.i), Skyblue Pink with Striped Polka Dots #14. “From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.” (I want that pillow, it’s fluffier)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, paint-by-numbers (from dark_kana), eraser (Assassination AU), stain, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card N1 "under pressure"), novelty beads, glitter (trouble)
Word Count: 508
Rating: R
Characters: Mellir
Warnings: References to fratricide, genocide, war, and alcoholism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Skyblue Pink with Striped Polka Dots, yay!



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shadowsong26: (fesha)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Quiet
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #2. Kin is not the same as family., English Green #9. Silence is the perfectest herald of joy; I were but little happy, if I could say how much. (Much Ado About Nothing, II.i), English Red #6. Brevity is the soul of wit. (Hamlet, II.ii)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, miniature, photography, eraser (Incest AU), pastels (my current gen + romance card G5 "parent(s)"), seed beads, novelty beads (mommy's little child)
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Fesha, Sorell Younger
Warnings: Implications of past abuse, references to Tana and her tactics in her pursuit of her son, skip
possible implications of character death
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Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 1002 FY. Rellos is the fake name Sorell Younger gave Fesha when they met.


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shadowsong26: (kirana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Anticipation
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Chalk White #9. "I am writing these poems/From inside a lion/And it's rather dark in here.", English Red #15. The eagle suffers little birds to sing. (Titus Andronicus, IV.iv), English Green #8. If I be waspish, best beware my sting. (The Taming of the Shrew, II.i)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, fingerpainting (new poetry form plus second-person), photography, eraser (Evil Kira AU), feathers, charcoal (technically, in this AU), pastels (my current gen + romance card O4 "discipline"), glitter ("The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." – Socrates)
Word Count: 168
Rating: R
Characters: Kirana
Warnings: Discussion of world domination. skip
Heavily implied matricide.
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Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This AU is entirely SWL's fault. I have no idea where it's going other than somewhere very, very dark and creepy.




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shadowsong26: (kes)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Storm
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #18. Genius requires an audience., English Red #7. I will praise any man that will praise me. (Antony and Cleopatra, II.vi), English Green #6. Lest the bargain should catch cold and starve. (Cymbeline, I.iv)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, graffiti (Lillith Fair, with reference to this), canvas (975 FY), watercolors, pastels (my current gen + romance card I4, "a favorite relative"), novelty beads
Word Count: 277
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz, Kes
Warnings: Oblique references to Unthreaded prejudices in the Islands.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: As Your Shield
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #5. O, dear my lord, Let this breast on which you have leant, Serve now as your shield., English Red #19. Good-night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest! (Hamlet, V.ii), English Green #11. Are you a god? would you create me new? Transform me then, and to your power I'll yield. (The Comedy of Errors, III.ii)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), oils, pastels (my current Gen + romance card I2 "nightmares"), novelty beads, beading wire, glitter, glue ("...things aren't better left unsaid now...Be courageous and speak your mind")
Word Count: 836
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri, Mel
Warnings: Discussion of likely impending major character death, discussion of Kit and Ulore's crimes, some internalized ableism, blaming oneself for someone else's crimes. If I missed anything, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I will do the canon version of this conversation at some point, too, but I've been sitting on that particular Bistre prompt for way too long and it demands this AU so.



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shadowsong26: (lonura)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Favorite
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Skyblue Pink with Striped Polka Dots #6. "You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room." (Piano keys), English Red #10. Therefore I tell my sorrows to the stones; who, though they cannot answer my distress...they will not intercept my tale: when I do weep, they humbly at my feet receive my tears and seem to weep with me. (Titus Andronicus, III.i), English Green #12. Tell me where is fancy bred, or in the heart, or in the head? (The Merchant of Venice, III.ii)
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from dark_kana), graffiti (Lillith Fair, with reference to Lonura's relationship with music), photography, eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), novelty beads (The Ode to Joy)
Word Count: 185
Rating: G
Characters: Lonura
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (sorell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: I've Been a Good Girl
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #10. Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt those we love best?, English Red #13. O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face! (Romeo and Juliet, III.ii), English Green #19. All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts. (As You Like It, IV.vii)
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Fair, with reference to >this), bichromatic, pointillism, miniature collection, eraser (Queen Sela AU), watercolors, oils, stain, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card B2 "truth"), novelty beads ("The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power." -- Mary Pickford), glitter ("Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand." – Hayley Williams), glue ("You are driven to talk about what you want because you recognize your goals may not be the same as others. You might feel as if you are getting the short end of the stick, but nevertheless it's best to downplay your personal desires...Ultimately, your patience will be rewarded if you step up to support the ones you love.")
Word Count: 487
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Sela and Nida
Warnings: References to parental/familial death, sexism, toxic politics, oblique references to the treatment of mages in Feredar.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.



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shadowsong26: (gabriel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Making Contact
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Bistre #8. Questions are dangerous, for they have answers., English Red #2. This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,--often the surfeit of our own behavior,--we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains by necessity. (King Lear, I.ii), English Green #16. We are such stuff as dreams are made on. (The Tempest, IV.i)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, reimaging (of Remember), feathers, yarn, glitter (trouble), glue ("Being realistic now is wiser than operating under a false sense of confidence. Even positive thinking can be taken too far.")
Word Count: 1039
Rating: R
Characters: Gabriel, Mariko
Warnings: References to war, civil war, and the fire
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. The other intro piece.


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: To Tomorrow
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Skyblue Pink with Striped Polka Dots #12. "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells." (Insanity is relative… So is logic), English Red #5. Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. (Julius Caesar, II.ii), English Green #7. Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. (Measure for Measure, II.i)
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers, bichromatic, acrylic, glue ("There's not much that will get in your way today. Even if a mountain suddenly appeared between you and the finish line, you might not notice the insurmountable obstacle -- where others would just throw in the towel and go home.")
Word Count: 314
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri, Andrell
Warnings: Discussion of war and probable imminent death
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Kat's posts last night reminded me I hadn't posted my intros, either, whoops.



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shadowsong26: (mellir)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Blood in the Water
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #9. Never despise a trick because it is simple; the old ploys endure because they work., English Red #1. Here's that which is too weak to be a sinner, --honest water, which ne'er left man i' the mire. (Timon of Athens, I.ii), English Green #4. For death remembered should be like a mirror, who tells us life’s but breath, to trust it error. (Pericles, Prince of Tyre, I.i)
Supplies and Materials: bichromatic, photography, eraser (Assassination AU), feathers, seed beads, charcoal, yarn, glitter (family), glue ("You have the chance to catch up at work today if you roll up your sleeves and get busy. The Moon's monthly visit to your optimistic sign can be revitalizing while she harmonizes with brilliant Uranus and energetic Mars. As long as you stay in motion, you should be fine. Don't stop to think about what you're doing; just continue to do it. Normally, logic is an essential tool for making decisions; however, it only clutters your path with confusion now. Instead of wasting time justifying your choices, simply remember that actions speak louder than words.")
Word Count: 240
Rating: R
Characters: Mellir
Warnings: Fratricide, references to war and genocide
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This is Kat's fault. Entirely. There will be more of this once I decide where it's going <.<. This takes place in an alternate 989 FY. Also, I find it kind of amazing that Mellir now has two AUs revolving around changes to his personal timeline, when he's the least important/interesting person in his family in canon.



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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Just Mel
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Bistre #15. It's all right to yearn for things you can't even name., English Red #4. If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well it were done quickly (Macbeth, I.vii), English Green #15. Exit, pursued by a bear (Winter's Tale, III.iii)
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (TV Tropes challenge, with reference to Ronin and Snow Means Cold), bichromatic, eraser (Bonded Creatures AU), fabric, glitter, glue ("You may be required to readjust your goals, but that's just because they weren't all that realistic in the first place.")
Word Count: 565
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel, Derin, Dallu, Kesu
Warnings: Banditry, isolation, discussion of ostracism/exile
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 981 FY. Could I have color tags for English Red and English Green, please?



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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Underbelly
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Chalk White #1. “If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain't enough!”, English Red #3. How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child! (King Lear, I.iv), English Green #3. All his successors gone before him have done’t; and all his ancestors that come after him may. (The Merry Wives of Windsor, I.i)
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Bitter and Single Day), miniature collection, photography, bichromatic, brush (lorn), acrylic, fabric, beading wire, glitter (lose)
Word Count: 500
Rating: R
Characters: Vor, Taz, Mel, Kes, Kit
Warnings: Downsides to a close-knit, strictly heirarchical society, references to violence, prejudice, and disowning. Also, Kit.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. It's cold and snowy outside, so...writing about the tropics, yay. This takes place in canon, so Vor and Mel never meet.


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shadowsong26: (riluke)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Rumors and Good Wine
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: English Red #18. I am fire and air; my other elements I give to baser life. (Antony and Cleopatra, V.ii), English Green #2. Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie (All's Well that Ends Well, I.i), Bistre #17. All knowledge is worth having.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Galentine's Day), frame, bichromatic, yarn, beading wire, glitter (friendship)
Word Count: 330
Rating: PG
Characters: Riluke, Kes
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Hopefully getting at least one more out there for this challenge, but we'll see if I actually finish it tonight. Could I get color tags for English Green and English Red, please?


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