shadowsong26: (andrell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Tradition
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Iceberg #11. ice skating, Red #2. red wine, Ivory #26. These are the last words I have to say before another age goes by.
Supplies and Materials: miniature collection, eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), pastels (my current gen + romance card G3 "swearing/cusing"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter (Which holiday is your favorite and why? Least favorite?)
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Nolani, Andrell, Isselu
Warnings: Some swearing
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. These are not necessarily consecutive, but they are chronological. Last Iceberg, last Red, and last Ivory.


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shadowsong26: (isshiri)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Trying New Things
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Iceberg #7. skiing, Ivory #13. Friday night I crashed your party. Saturday I said I'm sorry. Sunday came and trashed me out again.
Supplies and Materials: miniature, photography, frame (around 995 FY), feathers, chalk, glitter, glue ("Don't back down if things heat up; continue to hold your ground with a smile.")
Word Count: 100
Rating: G
Characters: Isshiri
Warnings: None. Well, a broken wrist at the end.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Isshiri imagined flying would be something like this. )
shadowsong26: (andrell)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: How to Win a Snowball Fight
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #16. I don't like watching anybody make the same mistakes I made., Iceberg #10. winter wonderland, Russet #7. knitted [Warm winter clothes.]
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), canvas (973 FY), watercolors, feathers, charcoal, chalk, novelty beads
Word Count: 657
Rating: G
Characters: Andrell, Kellom
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Kellom is twenty-three here, and Andrell is eight. Temell, Lemir, and Rimell are Sola's three oldest boys. Temell is eight, and Lemir and Rimell are five.


Andrell sloshed back into the private family suite )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: In Which Princess Jasmine Picks Up an Australian Zombie
'Verse: Feredar and Lux
Colors: Red #8. red delicious, Ivory #6. Sometimes a fantasy is all you need, Iceberg #5. holidays
Supplies and Materials: mosaic, eraser, brush (roseate--overly optimistic : viewed favorably), feathers, fabric, novelty beads (accent), yarn, glitter (Which holiday is your favorite and why? Least favorite?)
Word Count: 823
Rating: PG
Characters: Nolani, Mariko
Warnings: Drinking, technically underage, impending one-night-stand.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I don't know. Nolani said I was too mean, and asked if she could fix it. Mariko said yes, so...here we are. Mariko's nineteen here, Nolani twenty-one. A Bloody Aztec contains tequila, creme de cacao, and red food coloring and looks something like this.


The worst part of a semester abroad in New York was that Mariko couldn't drink or go clubbing legally )
shadowsong26: (simon)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Forgotten
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Ivory #25. So, before we end and then begin, we'll drink a toast to how it's been., Iceberg #1. snow, Russet #13. gossamer [Cobwebs.]
Supplies and Materials: pointillism, photography, miniature collection, paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), canvas, stain, fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my curreng gen + romance card G4 "courage"), seed beads, novelty beads, yarn, glitter
Word Count: 550
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Ruth
Warnings: Disappearance of a loved one
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. 'David' is known later in his life as Simon Gilboa.


At first, when Ruth comes home and David isn't there, she doesn't think anything of it )
shadowsong26: (kellom)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Proposal
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Red #14. roses are red, Ivory #21. You know the good ole days weren't always good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems., Russet #8. knotted [Hangman's noose.]
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), eraser (Murder AU), brush (manifesto), feathers, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, yarn, beading wire, glitter ("Make a list of lessons you learned / are learning from your teenage years."), glue ("Your imagination continues to run away from reality as the Sun aligns with otherworldly Neptune in your sign...don't fall into the trap of thinking you must make a critical choice today about the direction of your life. There will be time for that once your clarity returns.")
Word Count: 690
Rating: PG
Characters: Kellom
Warnings: Dehumanization of mages, references to the chaos of the thirteen Regent years and teenage heartbreak
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 968 FY and is seriously super trippy.


The Proposal )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Skin
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Ivory #18. Break all the records. Burn the cassettes. I'd be lying if I told you that I had no regrets., Iceberg #8. scarf, Russet #10. cotton [Catching on.]
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), photography, fingerpainting (paradelle), miniature collection, brush (ephemeral), oils, stain, feathers, fabric, chalk, novelty beads (“Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up." ― Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones), glue ("Don't be hard on yourself if you don't know what to do next. Allow yourself a few more days to float around before returning to earth.")
Word Count: 209
Rating: R
Characters: Mariko
Warnings: References to the fire and its aftermath for Mariko, description of severe burns.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This is a really weird form, and I'm not sure it worked as well as it could have. I still think it's probably the best way I could have dealt with this, though, so.


Skin )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Expectations
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #11. I'm just beginning to feel. I'm just beginning to give. I'm just beginning to feel. I'm just beginning to live., Iceberg #3. sleet, Russet #15. angora [Rich and rare.]
Supplies and Materials: photography, paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), eraser (Gay Isshiri AU), brush (portend), oils, fabric, glitter (Who is (are) your Valentine(s)? What makes them so special to you?)
Word Count: 261
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Mel, Isshiri
Warnings: References to sex and sexuality stereotypes of a particular nation.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 989 FY.


Sleeping with Isshiri was nothing like what Mel had imagined. )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Reproach
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Russet #9. woolen [Meme sheep says "baaaa".], Ivory #22. Some people hope for a miracle cure, some people just accept the world as it is, but I'm not willing to lay down and die, because I am an innocent man., Red #9. marlboro red
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kelly), photography, eraser (Accident AU), brush (espouse), stain, fabric, pastels (my current gen + romance card N5 "opinions"), chalk, novelty beads ("I believe you try to read too much between the lines" - "Some Kind of Ride", Grace Potter and the Nocturnals), glitter ("Destiny is for people who are too lazy to create alternate timelines." – R. Stevens), glue ("You have your work in front of you and you won't let anything prevent you from finishing what you set out to do today.")
Word Count: 642
Rating: R
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: Character death, implied animal death, Kesshare, scorpions
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Meme fill for Kat. This takes place in an alternate 970 FY. That glitter is kind of how Kesshare views life. (PS: Mods, I accidentally tagged the wrong color--could one of you remove the Iceberg tag, please?)


Kesshare reread Utoki's letter three times, then quietly rendered it nothing more than ash and smoke )
shadowsong26: (nolani)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Habibati
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #8. I'll take my chances. I forgot how nice romance is. I haven't been there for the longest time, Wasabi #4. Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean. (Nolani and Lonura make up after Nolani's marriage.), Iceberg #4. long nights
Supplies and Materials: mixed media, miniature collection, fingerpainting (acrostic), paint-by-numbers (from Kat), photography, frame (4-8), brush (heartstring), oils, fabric, pastels (my current gen + romance card I1 "growing up"), novelty beads (“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land), glitter (Who is (are) your Valentine(s)? What makes them so special to you?)
Word Count: 800
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Nolani, Lonura
Warnings: Implied sex and adultery
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. The title is one possible transliteration of the Arabic word "حبيبتي," meaning "my (female) beloved." ("حبيبي" would be the speaker's male beloved.) It can also be translated as 'habibti.' I chose this particular transliteration for the number of letters/songs. Last Wasabi! Happy Valentine's Day, everyone. ^_^


Habibati )
shadowsong26: (tana)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Legacy
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #14. Then the king and the queen went back to the green, but you can never go back there again., Iceberg #14. hibernation
Supplies and Materials: fingerpainting (article-style writing), frame, stain, feathers, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card I4 "telling a story"), novelty beads, beading wire, glitter
Word Count: 550
Rating: PG
Characters: N/A
Warnings: References to historical genocide/torture and apologists for it, cancer, and character death.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Inspired by recent events in Leicester :D. This takes place in about...1490 FY/445 I.C.


Legacy )
shadowsong26: (mel)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Ground Rules
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Red #20. red tape, Iceberg #13. hot chocolate, Ivory #23. Ever since this gig began, my baby grand's been good to me.
Supplies and Materials: eraser (Urban Fantasy AU), oils, fabric, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card I3 "keeping warm"), chalk, novelty beads
Word Count: 791
Rating: PG
Characters: Riluke, Mel
Warnings: Brief reference to past abuse
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place a day or two after Chance Encounter. Mel is apparently super picky about hot chocolate. The random things I learn about my characters...


Mel was reading on the couch when Riluke got home. )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Salvage
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #9. Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. (Incest AU: Kesshare learns of Isshiri's death.), Iceberg #2. ice, Ivory #30. You can't stop the falling of the rain
Supplies and Materials: photography, paint-by-numbers (from kat), eraser (Incest AU), stain, feathers, fabric, modeling clay, novelty beads (vengeance), beading wire, glitter, glue ("You might talk yourself into thinking that all is in good working order at this time. However, you can also see the weak spot in the big picture and you believe your direct intervention could save the day. But it's not a good idea to over-commit your resources to a project that's built on the blue sky of Jupiter's rosy optimism. Keep the ultimate goal in mind while focusing on your actions in the present moment.")
Word Count: 393
Rating: R
Characters: Kesshare
Warnings: References to character/familial death, sociopathic point of view
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Riluke's letter came less than a week after Kirana's. )
shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Fire
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Wasabi #7. What medicines do not heal, the lance will; what the lance does not heal, fire will. ("They will all burn."), Ivory #27. We didn't start the fire. It was always burning since the world's been turning., Iceberg #6. the longest night
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), acrylic, oils, feathers, fabric, charcoal, chalk (warning for violence), novelty beads (Someone is literally flaming mad), glitter (flame)
Word Count: 375
Rating: R
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: Murder, violence, fire
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Mariko was carrying a message to Ambassador Ashrvn when she heard the screaming )
shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Colors that I Knew Before
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Ivory #28. We all end in the ocean. We all start in the streams. We're all carried along by the river of dreams., Wasabi #8. O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention. (Dallu in the wide, wide world.), Red #19. seeing red
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), miniature collection, photography, fingerpainting (sestet cascade), canvas, brush (eurytopic), novelty beads, beading wire
Word Count: 295
Rating: G
Characters: Dallu
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


There were colors that I knew before )
shadowsong26: (nida)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: The Most Dangerous Woman in the World
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #6. Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire. (Nida never expected to fall in love.), Ivory #24. She still believes in miracles while others cry in vain., Snow White #12. bridge of birds
Supplies and Materials: stained glass, miniature collection, eraser (Queen Sela AU), stain, fabric, modeling clay, charcoal, novelty beads ("It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways." - Buddha), beading wire, glitter (coach), glue ("Your world is about to be rocked as charming Venus slips into your futuristic sign today. Your social life improves, love comes your way and your creativity skyrockets. Although this pleasurable transit feels wonderful, you could end up digging yourself out of a pile of trouble unless you keep your desires under control.")
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Lova, Lena, Rema, Nida, Sela
Warnings: Rema and Lova and their fanaticism
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 943 FY.

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shadowsong26: (Default)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Through the Years
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #2. Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. (Deshell comes home.), Snow White #15. happily ever after, Ivory #9. I'll never be a stranger and I'll never be alone. Whenever we're together, that's my home.
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), pointillism, miniature collection, photography, canvas (the first 8), frame (the last 6), oils, pastels (my current gen + romance card O3 "happily ever after"), chalk, seed beads, novelty beads (“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.” ― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets), glitter,
Word Count: 479
Rating: PG
Characters: Deshell, Fesha, Ledam, Ensill, Selmid
Warnings: None.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


Through the Years )
shadowsong26: (kesshare)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Desert Rose
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #3. Fire can heat your house or burn it down. (Ineku accepts Kesshare.), Red #16. red hot, Ivory #7. Talk to me into losin' just as long as I can win
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from kat), photography, canvas (963 FY), brush (gambit), oils, feathers, seed beads (Ineku), novelty beads (Her shadows play in the shape of a man's desire--"Desert Rose", Sting), yarn, beading wire, glitter, glue ("Something odd is happening today and you might not be able to grasp its meaning. The feeling is too important to ignore, but as of yet, it's still somewhat unformed. The Moon, now visiting your 7th House of Partners, reflects light on the issue as you listen to your spouse, lover or close friend.")
Word Count: 321
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Ineku
Warnings: None
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. I don't think there exists a song as purely Kesshare as that glitter prompt.


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shadowsong26: (taz)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Only the Good Die Young
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Wasabi #1. Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself. (Taz and Dallu don't spend much time talking.), Red #10. red light district, Ivory #29. I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. The sinners are much more fun.
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kat), photography, miniature collection, eraser (In SPACE AU), feathers, modeling clay, chalk, novelty beads, glue ("You could be very happy today, even if there's too much happening in your life. For example, you might agree to one too many tasks and now you must find a way out of your extra commitments. Nevertheless, mischievous Mercury tempts you into thinking there's a viable shortcut you can take. However, the flirty Gemini Moon's presence in your 5th House of Fun and Games indicates that you should be able to enjoy the company of others even if you still have a job to finish.")
Word Count: 500
Rating: PG
Characters: Taz, Dallu
Warnings: Space piracy
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place in an alternate 982 FY.


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shadowsong26: (mariko)
[personal profile] shadowsong26
Name: shadowsong26
Story: Warning
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Ivory #17. It's so confusing choosing sides in the heat of the moment just to see if it's real., Snow White #14. sacrifice, Wasabi #5. There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. (Suspicion is not sexy.)
Supplies and Materials: paint-by-numbers (from Kat), modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card N4 "dangerous"), novelty beads, yarn, glitter, glue ("Don't try to avoid your responsibilities; however postponing a few tasks could give you time to reconsider all your options.")
Word Count: 633
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Lux, Mariko
Warnings: References to murder and the fire, oblique references to experimentation on a person.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Could I get a Wasabi color tag, please?


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