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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: Crime Doesn't Pay
Character(s): Detective Karen Boch, Kalen Boch, Randos
Theme:Literary / Octarine 2, 15, 26
Word Count: 639
Summary: Character study for yet another Roostverse cast. This time it's Karen and her brother Kalen. Their relationship is strong, considering...well, Kalen's problem.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Talk of a serial killer, loss of a sibling due to incarceration
Notes: I'm debating submitting this idea for an “Anti-Villain” collection! So please let me know how if you'd be interested in more! AND I AM DONE WITH OCTARINE!

crime doesn't pay )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: Crime Doesn't Pay
Character(s): Detective Karen Boch, Kalen Boch, Randos
Word Count: 668
Theme:Literary / Octarine 22, 28, 19
Summary: Character study for yet another Roostverse cast. This time it's Karen and her brother Kalen. Their relationship is strong, considering...well, Kalen's problem.
Rating: PG13
Warnings: Talk of a serial killer, loss of a sibling due to incarceration
Notes: Mods, please add story: crime doesn't pay. I'm debating submitting this idea for an “Anti-Villain” collection! So please let me know how it goes.

Crime Doesn't Pay )

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Name: shadowsong26
Story: I Will
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Octarine #24. You can't go around building a better world for people. Only people can build a better world for people. Otherwise it's just a cage., Earth #13. kindness
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Main Stage #2), photography, miniature, eraser (Evil Kira AU), oils, charcoal (in this AU), seed beads
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Kirana
Warnings: Discussion of murder and war.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Octarine!


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: I Often Think, but Never Say
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Earth #8. chastity, Milk Bottle #2. Ferris wheel, Octarine #26. The people who really run organizations are usually found several levels down, where it is still possible to get things done.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Main Stage #1), photography, canvas, modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card O1 "five things fic"), seed beads
Word Count: 200
Rating: R
Characters: Sola
Warnings: Discussion of sex, adultery, overly-persistent guys, and slut-shaming,
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. Last Milk Bottle!


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Done
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Earth #12. patience, Octarine #29. I'm on everyone's side. It'd be nice if, just for once, someone was on mine.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Second Stage #1), eraser (In SPACE AU), modeling clay, pastels (my current gen + romance card I4 "trapped"), seed beads, glue ("Unreasonable demands are stretching your personal resources to the max. Even if you experience resentment rising into awareness, there's no direct way to express your annoyance today. Unfortunately, people may continue to judge you as overly negative if you try to share your frustration. Your best strategy now is to throw yourself into your work and get as much done as possible.")
Word Count: 336
Rating: R
Characters: Kellom, Fera
Warnings: Discussion of adultery and incest, end of a marriage, missing child.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: No Apologies
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Octarine #17. I expect I've saved the day, right?
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Second Stage), photography, miniature, brush (exculpatory), charcoal, seed beads, yarn
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Rema
Warnings: Discussion of war and character/family death.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Miss
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Earth #3. sloth, Platinum Blond #28. Are you gonna order a drink, or are you just gonna stand there looking stupid?, Octarine #25. History, contrary to popular theories, is kings and dates and battles.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Second Stage), photography, frame, acrylic
Word Count: 200
Rating: R
Characters: Kes
Warnings: References to naval violence and war, aftermath of a major fight between very close siblings.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: A Terrible Idea
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Milk Bottle #9. Fortune teller, Earth #10. charity, Octarine #30. The truth is too precious to die for.
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Main Stage), miniature, photography, pastels (my current gen + romance card I5 "romantic relationship (assumed)")
Word Count: 100
Rating: R
Characters: Mariko
Warnings: References to the fire and an extremely unhealthy relationship, reference to mutilation not connected with said relationship.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Discretion
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Octarine #21. Look, that's why there's rules, understand? So that you think before you break 'em., Milk Bottle #20. Calliope, Earth #14. humility
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Village Stage), miniature, photography, frame, seed beads, glue ("A recent shift of plans might have been somewhat upsetting, even if it was absolutely necessary. Retrospectively, it's obvious that your response was totally valid. In fact, you continue to make positive changes as you gain new perspectives. It's not a sign of failure if you see something today that wasn't previously apparent. A current obstacle is merely a test to see if you are listening to the feedback the universe is giving you. Your mind is like a parachute; it works only when it's open.")
Word Count: 100
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Tova, Andrell, Nolani
Warnings: Discussion of adultery
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Chosen
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Platinum Blond #29. Ted, your mother is a very, very erotic woman., Octarine #5. He moved in a way that suggested he was attempting the world speed record for the nonchalant walk., Milk Bottle #12. Stand the Bottle
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Main Stage), canvas (954 FY), charcoal, pastels (my current gen + romance card O5 "nuzzling"), glue ("A recent shift of plans might have been somewhat upsetting, even if it was absolutely necessary. Retrospectively, it's obvious that your response was totally valid. In fact, you continue to make positive changes as you gain new perspectives.")
Word Count: 436
Rating: NC-17
Characters: Nida, Sorell
Warnings: Sex, references to attempted assassination/poisoning skipattempted suicide where the assassin in question chose to drink the poison herself rather than kill her target.
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Theme: Literary/Octane 25. History, contrary to popular theories, is kings and dates and battles
Story: Bio Elves and Techno Dwarves (untitled)
Character: Peter
Word Count: 186
Summary: Introduction to Peter, a dragon prince and one of the main characters in my fantasy setting
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Notes: Dragons are also pacifists to the Nth degree. They abhore violence and desperately are uncomfortable when pushed to it. They are almost all across the board vegetarians when they choose to eat and not live on radiation. This doesn't mean that they aren't dragons when push comes to shove, but suffice to say, if you get a dragon to kill you, you done screwed up.

25. History, contrary to popular theories, is kings and dates and battles. )
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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Backstory
'Verse: Lux
Colors: Platinum Blond #11. OK, it involves a game of "Truth or Dare", a squeeze bottle of marshmallow ice cream topping, and the hot tub at my grandparent's retirement community., Octarine #19. He'd never realized that, deep down inside, what he really wanted to do was make things go splat., Milk Bottle #7. Side show
Supplies and Materials: graffiti (Lillith Faire Second Stage), photography, stain, feathers
Word Count: 257
Rating: PG-13
Characters: Dimana
Warnings: Discussion of con artistry and Fantine-like situations (though no one is actually in one).
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always.


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Name: shadowsong26
Story: Fallout
'Verse: Feredar
Colors: Rose #8. Beauty without virtue is like a rose without scent., Platinum Blond #12. We had sex in your car twice and then you dumped me. How is that a relationship?, Octarine #22. Asking someone to repeat a phrase you'd not only heard very clearly but were also exceedingly angry about was around Defcon II in the lexicon of squabble.
Supplies and Materials: eraser (In SPACE AU), fabric, modeling clay, charcoal
Word Count: 1027
Rating: R
Characters: Kellom, Tana, Fera
Warnings: Discussion of incest, missing kid, skipprobable end of a marriage
Notes: Constructive criticism welcome, as always. This takes place immediately after this.


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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 8 Sometimes it's better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
Word Count: 271
Summary: Alan and Carl. Sadly, they both know how this is going to end
Rating: PG13
Warnings: mentions of cancer
Notes: And with this ends the backstory and the backlog I'd been slogging thru. Everything that I've kept with Gentlemen is out. From here on in, it'll be new material. And a change of course, but sadly, not a change of fates.

Sometimes it's better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 27 When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror.
Word Count: 269
Summary: Alan and Carl's history continues through the tragedies
Rating: PG13
Warnings: Talk of a child's death
Notes: I didn't think that this fit in the main story anymore, but I like it and wanted to show it to people. This is well, background and can show you how Alan's feeling during the main story.

When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 12 The trouble is that things never get better, they just stay the same, only more so
Word Count: 153
Summary: Alan and Carl's history, how they met and how Alan learned about the end
Rating: PG13
Warnings: Talk of death
Notes: I didn't think that this fit in the main story anymore, but I like it and wanted to show it to people. This is well, background and can show you how Alan's feeling during the main story.

The trouble is that things never get better, they just stay the same, only more so. )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 21. Look, that's why there's rules, understand? So that you think before you break 'em.
Word Count: 148
Summary: Alan and Carl's history, how they met and how Alan learned about the end
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Notes: I didn't think that this fit in the main story anymore, but I like it and wanted to show it to people. This is well, background and can show you how Alan's feeling during the main story.

21. Look, that's why there's rules, understand? So that you think before you break 'em. )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 18 The moments that change your life are the ones that happen suddenly, like the one where you die
Word Count: 269
Summary: Alan and Carl's history, how they met and how Alan learned about the end
Rating: PG13
Warnings: Talk of death
Notes: I didn't think that this fit in the main story anymore, but I like it and wanted to show it to people. This is well, background and can show you how Alan's feeling during the main story.
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / 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.
Word Count: 585
Summary: Alan and Carl's history, how they met and how Alan learned about the end
Rating: PG13
Warnings: none
Notes: I didn't think that this fit in the main story anymore, but I like it and wanted to show it to people. This is well, background and can show you how Alan's feeling during the main story.

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. )
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Author: [personal profile] novel_machinist
Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 16. Real children don't go hoppity-skip unless they are on drugs
Word Count: 402
Summary: Alan meets a creepy child and her likewise creepy sister
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Notes: This is the cutting room floor. Scenes that I wrote originally for this story that just don't fit anymore but will give you guys some insight into the characters and the universe.

16. Real children don't go hoppity-skip unless they are on drugs. )

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