shadowsong26: (riluke)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Truth
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #16. I cannot agree with those who rank modesty among the virtues. To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exaggerate one's own powers., Rose #19. There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
Supplies and Materials: photography, frame, pastels (my current gen + romance card B1 "truth serum")
Word Count: 470
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Riluke
Warnings: Oblique references to war and character death, discussion of stigma against outsiders and bastards.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. IDEK what this is, other than Riluke really disliked the sentiment behind the French Grey prompt...also, it's the last one of those for me, yay!


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Lucky
'Verse: Lux
Colors: French Grey #27. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it., Octarine #16. Real children don't go hoppity-skip unless they are on drugs.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (duck gallery), photography
Word Count: 263
Rating: G
Characters: Imi, Rubika, Dimana, Shane
Warnings: Don't think so.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (nida)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Swan and Serpent
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #30. Mediocrity know nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius., Octarine #12. The trouble is that things never get better, they just stay the same, only more so., Dragon Scale Green #8. "Noble dragons don't have friends. The nearest they can get to the idea is an enemy who is still alive." ― Terry Pratchett,
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (duck gallery), pointillism, miniature collection, photography, canvas, watercolors (conflicting evidence), charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card N1 "character death")
Word Count: 216
Rating: R
Characters: Nida, Rema
Warnings: Character death, unhappy sibling relationship, espionage and marriage for politics, attempted assassination, oblique references to the general situation in Feredar.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Starting Again
'Verse: Lux
Colors: French Grey #13. It is a question of cubic capacity. A man with so large a brain must have something in it., Octarine #13. I hope we are not going to have any of this 'foul fiend' business again.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (duck gallery), photography, pastels (my current gen + romance card N3 "FREE SPACE"), novelty beads (scar)
Word Count: 472
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mariko
Warnings: References to the fire and pretty bad scarring/people staring at said scars.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mel)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Achstelvry
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #29. What one man can invent another can discover., Octarine #23. We've got a lot of experience of not having any experience., Dragon Scale Green #5. "Always speak politely to an enraged dragon." ― Steven Brust
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (duck gallery), eraser (Confessions AU), stain, glue ("Negotiations can be tricky business today.")
Word Count: 450
Rating: PG
Characters: Mel
Warnings: Don't think so.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place immediately after this.


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shadowsong26: (michaela)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Who Is Like God?
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Octarine #10. Just because it's not nice doesn't mean it's not miraculous., French Grey #23. The public not unnaturally goes on the principle that he who would heal others must himself be whole, and looks askance at the curative powers of the man whose own case is beyond the reach of his drugs.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (duck gallery), fingerpainting (very weird second-person poem thing), photography, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card N4 "angelic (or demonic) beings"), yarn, beading wire
Word Count: 483
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Michaela
Warnings: References to war, violence, and erasing memories.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Close Calls
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #15. Local aid is always either worthless or else biased., Platinum Blond #2. So get off the field at the Superdome, 'cause you ain't no Saint., Octarine #20. No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, charcoal, seed beads
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Kit
Warnings: Creepy serial killer POV
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Flattery
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #9. To accept such praise was to lower one’s standards., Dragon Scale Green #10. "Old dragons, like old thorns, can still prick. And I am a very old dragon." ― Jane Yolen, Rose #16. The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
Supplies and Materials: photography, frame (1033 FY), brush (superannuated), novelty beads
Word Count: 600
Rating: PG
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: Treating people as pawns, sociopathic POV, discussion of sexism.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Flowers
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #10. All other things, our powers, our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its colour are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it., Rose #11. The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, frame, feathers
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Dallu
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Guest List
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Rose #18. The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah the red roses are for love triumphant., Platinum Blond #15. Gay marriage is going to cause single life as we know it to die out. Think of how the American family will be strengthened!, French Grey #8. It was worth a wound; it was worth many wounds; to know the depth of loyalty and love which lay behind that cold mask.
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Mel Lives AU), acrylic, glue ("Intense feelings continue to rumble and stir from the hidden depths of your subconscious. Luckily, your inspiration knows no bounds now...You can successfully go further than you realize as long as you don't let the past define your future...The universe is very generous today; all you have to do is follow your intuition to get the right answer.")
Word Count: 409
Rating: PG
Characters: Mel, Vor
Warnings: Don't think so, no.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: First Impressions
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Octarine #11. A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores., French Grey #1. When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth., Rose #7. The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart.
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, canvas (963 FY), seed beads
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG
Characters: Amassa, Ineku
Warnings: Don't think so.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (andrell)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Are You With Me?
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #20. The faculties become refined when you starve them., Rose #23. Is there anything more beautiful than a beautiful, beautiful flamingo, flying across in front of a beautiful sunset? And he's carrying a beautiful rose in his beak, and also he's carrying a very beautiful painting with his feet. And also, you're drunk., Platinum Blond #3. A magician's best friend is a drunk audience.
Supplies and Materials: fingerpainting, eraser (Assassination AU), acrylic, novelty beads, glue ("Work is stressful these days, but you can't just stay home to avoid the tense dynamics...Even if you have doubts about your ability to deliver the goods, don't hold back just because you're feeling insecure in the moment. Go beyond the call of duty and put your best foot forward.")
Word Count: 1486
Rating: R
Characters: Mellir, Andrell
Warnings: References to war, civil war, murder, possible fratricide, and genocide. Also, alcoholism.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. The childhood incident Andrell mentions is related here, and more in this AU can be found here.


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shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Dragonscales
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Octarine #6. Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life., French Grey #4. Some of you rich men have to be taught that all the world cannot be bribed into condoning your offences.
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Discovery AU), brush (belated), oils, pastels (my current gen + romance card I3 "vengeance"), novelty beads (come at me, bro)
Word Count: 295
Rating: R
Characters: Mel
Warnings: Slavery, impending war
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (rubika)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Four, Together
'Verse: Lux
Colors: French Grey #3. One's ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature., Rose #13. Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again., Platinum Blonde #23. After he proposed a vocational paradigm shift, I made an impromptu presentation using a four-prong approach which really brought him to his knees.
Supplies and Materials: photography, pointillism, miniature collection, oils, stain, yarn, glue ("Stick to your truth and make your choice known only once you are ready. Take whatever time you need to unravel the mysteries of your heart.")
Word Count: 483
Rating: R
Characters: Shane, Dimana, Imi, and Rubika
Warnings: Discussion of violence and plague and war.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (kirana)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: The All-Seeing Queen
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Canary Yellow, French Grey #26. You call that love, Mr. Carruthers, but I should call it selfishness.
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature collection, saturation, eraser (Evil Kira AU), brush (rhadamanthine), stain, stickers (Moondust smells like gunpowder.), fabric, charcoal (in this AU), novelty beads (stop it before it starts), yarn, glue ("It's time to take your work to the next level, no matter how much you have already accomplished. Unfortunately, you can't just wish your way up the ladder of success. You must be persistent while demonstrating your competence. But if you do encounter an insurmountable problem, just view it as a sign that you must make a fundamental change to your current strategy before proceeding further. It's much more effective to have your ducks in a row prior to attempting to manifest your dreams.")
Word Count: 1000
Rating: R
Characters: Kirana
Warnings: One direct familial murder, one indirect but explicit, one heavily implied, plus several other discussed wars/murders/assassinations, obliquely referenced genocide, discussed potential fratricide unrelated to the other three familial murders. That should be everything. If I missed anything, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Evil Kira does not mess around. There is a reason I usually don't let her out of her temple.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Hearth at Home
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #6. Art in the blood is liable to take the strangest forms., Clean Again #2. Full and Strong, Dandelion Yellow #2. locals
Supplies and Materials: photography, seed beads, glitter, glue ("Rest assured that your choices are being supported by the cosmos, so be bold and reach out to help someone else. In this manner, you can be an energetic conduit, receiving blessings and then, in turn, passing them along to those who could use a little magic, too.")
Word Count: 575
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Lif Hantree
Warnings: Brief reference to prostitution, some brief discussion of the downsides to the Islanders' Clan system.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Lif is Taz and Kes's younger sister.


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shadowsong26: (mellir)
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Capable
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Alice Blue #5. if I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense, French Grey #5. It is better to learn wisdom late than never to learn it at all., Clean Again #6. Damage Detox
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature collection, pointillism, eraser (Mellir AU), feathers, charcoal, glitter ("People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict." – Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto)
Word Count: 346
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mellir
Warnings: References to parental death, war, civil war, and intrafamilial violence and the consequences of it.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Alice Blue!


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shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Appearances
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Patriarch Purple #13. Chicago, French Grey #28. I play the game for the game's own sake., Clean Again #3. Everlasting Ends
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, canvas, brush (captious), acrylic, oils, glue ("There's no need to draw attention to your efforts; just make sure your actions are aligned with your values to achieve the best results.")
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: Discussion of murder (of family members) and getting away with it, sociopathic POV.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Patriarch Purple!


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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: City Lights
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #21. To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived., Patriarch Purple #12. New York, Rose #9. How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill
Supplies and Materials: photography, miniature, eraser (Urban Fantasy AU)
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Taz
Warnings: Nope
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: In Limbo
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: French Grey #19. There is but one step from the grotesque to the horrible., Cinnabar #16. Alembic, Rose #6. Life is a rose; beware of the thorns.
Supplies and Materials: photography, eraser (Discovery AU), novelty beads (walk the plank), glitter (Make a list of your fears.), glue ("...there's no direct way to vent your feelings without creating more trouble than it's worth. Paradoxically, your current stress is a vicious circle and practicing patience helps you regain a calmer state of mind.")
Word Count: 300
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Isshiri
Warnings: Imprisonment, drugging, restraints, isolation/solitary confinement. If I missed anything, please let me know.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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