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So I was working my way through old audiovisual records at work and I came across a cryptic video with the following label: Victoria M - Sunken Fishing Boat in Canadian Waters. I was terribly amused.

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Sherlock beta?

Heeeee~ey. I don't suppose anyone would be up for betaing about 7k of Sherlock fic? It's AU. Really AU. But I don't want to tell you what it's about because then you'll judge me. Hell, I judge me.

But yeah .... it might be set in a London where vampires control everything and humans are all slaves. Wow, just writing it out makes it sound even worse. I was working on a really respectable case!fic, but sometimes vampire!slave!AU fics just happen. And really, it's not as bad as it sounds?

At any rate, if you think you might be up for looking over it drop me a line here or at rb.lurks @ gmail.com -- you know, if you don't want your name associated with it.

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Fic: Thesaurus

Ha, long time, no post, oops! The long and the short of it is that I haven't been up to much, except watching Red Dwarf, hence:

: Thesaurus
Words: 400ish
Rating: PG13 for excessive use of the word "smeg"
Fandom: Red Dwarf
Pairing: Rimmer/Lister, pre-slash
Summary: Just mucking about. Unbetaed.

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Fic: Bel Canto

Title: Bel Canto
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: Sam/Gene
Words: 6,000
Warnings: nada
Notes: A million thanks to elynittria, a far better beta than I deserve.
Summary: Sam and Gene investigate theft at the Manchester Opera House.

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Joanna Newsom

bironic  was looking for musical suggestions, so I thought I'd post some Joanna Newsom for posterity. Joanna Newsom has a rather eclectic style, but she grows on you. Or at least, she did me, although judging by youtube, public opinion is split.

Here's the zipped file: hxxp://www.megaupload.com/?d=4NFPAYHW

Track List

Bridges and Balloons
Bridges and Balloons -- The Decemberists' cover
The Sprout and the Bean
Peach, Plum, Pear
Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie (the girl likes alliteration, apparently)

I hate it when my life is eventful.

I left work early this afternoon. My car hasn't been doing so hot in this brutally cold weather and it's especially challenging to drive on snow. So when the snow really started coming down, I bailed hoping to make it before the roads got too bad.

Long story short: My car went kaput. 

But: I had my phone. It was charged. I was wearing weather-appropriate clothing. All told, it took less than an hour and a half to make it home. The tow-truck driver was a nice dude. And I have the cash to cover the repairs, thank god.

So I'm actually in a really good mood, go figure.

ETA: Well, I've got my car back. I really didn't understand the mechanic when he explained it too me -- partly because I know nothing about cars and partly because he's got an accent that makes "well" two syllables and rhyme with "whale" -- but now I don't have AC, my car runs fine and I'm $150 lighter. $150 is, coincidentally, almost the exact amount of money I got for my birthday and Christmas. Ah well. Easy come, easy go.

Fic: Beyond the Pale

Title: Beyond the Pale
Pairing: Gene/Sam
Rating: R
Words: 23,000
Beta: A million and one thanks to the brilliant elynittria. Ta, darling!
Warnings: If the show didn't bother you, you'll probably be okay, but: violence, homophobia, underage prostitutes. There's no underage sex in the fic, but the investigation does interview some of the victims and may be triggery.
Note: Ashes to Ashes isn't canon for the purposes of this fic.
Summary: A case of a dead runaway leads to a sex trafficking ring.

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Happy Belated Whatever

Good lord. It has been ages since I've posted anything. Which actually brings me to my New Year's resolution: post something (anything!) once a week. Also, comment more. I swear, I'm the worst sort of lurker. But if you're on my f-list, you can rest assured I'm reading your posts with avid interest! ...I'm just crummy at finding something to say afterwards. Plus I suffer from the lazy. Which is why my New Year's post is coming on January 2nd.

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