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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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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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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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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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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.
Read more... )
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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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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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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 10. Just because it's not nice doesn't mean it's not miraculous.
Word Count: 774
Summary: He's already missing work, who cares about the rest of the day
Rating: PG13
Warnings: None
Notes: Rough draft of The Devil is a Gentleman continues. Any encouragement is appreciated. Questions and comments are also adored.

Alan's Introspective Afternoon )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 5. He moved in a way that suggested he was attempting the world speed record for the nonchalant walk.
Word Count: 1407
Summary: Alan's not acting like himself this morning
Rating: R
Warnings: Implied masturbation
Notes: Rough draft of The Devil is a Gentleman continues. Any encouragement is appreciated. Questions and comments are also adored.

5. He moved in a way that suggested he was attempting the world speed record for the nonchalant walk. )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 1. It is almost impossible for anyone to be in a street without breaking the law.
Word Count: 902
Summary: The game's over, but now Alan's stuck either sleeping at Nick's place or... under a bar stool.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: AWKARD ALAN
Notes: Sorry for the spamming, but I have 21 of these prompts to finish! Rough draft of The Devil is a Gentleman continues. Any encouragement is appreciated. Questions and comments are also adored.

1. It is almost impossible for anyone to be in a street without breaking the law. )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / 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.
Word Count: 962
Summary: Alan's card game is going well. Avoiding the important things is going as good as can be expected. Of course, now he's alone with Nick and needs to remember how to flirt.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Talk of cancer/death
Notes: Rough draft of The Devil is a Gentleman continues. I fixed a continuity error here. Alan left his computer bag at work. Any encouragement is appreciated. Questions and comments are also adored.

24. )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Colors: Octarine 10. Just because it's not nice doesn't mean it's not miraculous, Clay 2. Pottery
Supplies and Styles: Graffiti (Light the Flamethrower/Hollywood Reboot)
Word Count: 200+
Rating: PG
Summary: Surely DiaG was meant to be a supernatural romcom chick flick, right?
Warnings: Character death
Notes: Turnabout, etc

The devil is a bitch - but she can't have my man. )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 9. The man gave a shrug which indicated that, although the world did indeed have many problems, this was one of them that was not his.
Word Count: 1023
Summary: The guys play a game of cards to try to get their minds off of things. The newcomer is a dark man with a charming smile.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Talk of cancer/death
Notes: This is a rough draft of more of chapter 1 of the story that stars Alan. I'm hoping to get the gumption up to finish this one, so any words of encouragement are welcome and appreciated

9. The man gave a shrug which indicated that, although the world did indeed have many problems, this was one of them that was not his. )
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Piece/story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Emotions/Fire Opal 1. Desire
Word Count: 633
Summary: Nick falls in love with the Sister of Angels. <3
Ratings/Warnings: PG-13 for naughty, sexy devils… ;) (No warnings)
Notes: Didn't make it all up, tho.


The Devil Wears Leather Pants )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine 4. The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.
Word Count: 739
Summary: Alan's life is a bit depressing. Introducing Carl, his best friend. Also introducing his worst enemy, his job.
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Talk of cancer/death
Notes: This is a rough draft of chapter 1 of the story that stars Alan. I'm hoping to get the gumption up to finish this one, so any words of encouragement are welcome and appreciated

The Devil is a Gentleman: Chapter 1 )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine
Word Count: 419
Summary: Alan's best friend got married; his wife has a learning curve.
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Notes: Alan's best friend gets married. Alan is the protagonist for "Devil is a Gentleman" one of my stories set in the Roost Verse.

11. A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores. )
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Story: The Devil is a Gentleman
Theme: Literary / Octarine
Word Count: 458
Summary: It's a card game in purgatory…
Rating: R - Language
Warnings: None
Notes: Alan is one of my favorite characters, I've got a lot for him written down, but it needs sort of polished. All you need to know is that Alan's best friend Carl signed his soul over to the devil and that purgatory is actually Las Vegas. You all should remember Liam.

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30. The truth is too precious to die for )

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