themostepotente: (Steampunk!)
I spent all of my down time today at work looking at steampunk tumblrs. Productive, I know. Pretty, certainly.

Fuck Yeah! Steampunk!

Fuck Yeah Steam Fashion

Steampunk Girls

Steampunk Gentlemen

Steampunk'd

Bursting Boilers

And...

If you are in need of steampunk icons. Look here!

Enjoy all!

--P
themostepotente: (Merlin&Arthur/TrekkieBeth)
Been a while. Time to remedy that. *G*

Steampunk (1) - Arthur/Merlin by Lenxen1984 on Deviant Art.

*FISTBITEFISTBITEFISTBIIIIIITE*

All better now. *G*

Steampunk (2) - Arthur/Merlin [WS] by Lenxen1984.

Elementali - Arthur/Merlin [WS] by Lenxen1984.

Lenxen is definitely one of my favourite Merlin artists. Can you tell?

After Party - Bradley/Colin [WS] by Altocello on Deviant Art.

BFF's - Arthur/Merlin [WS] by Catalyst*of*the*Soul on Deviant Art.

Courage and Magic - Arthur/Merlin [WS] by Fluffy*Fuzzy*Ears on Deviant Art.

Morgana as Queen [WS] by Candice*Nixon on Deviant Art.

Enjoy all!

--P
themostepotente: (Eagle9thMarcusEsca/NinjaOrange)
Author: [livejournal.com profile] themostepotente
Title: Time Machines
Pairing: Marcus/Esca
Summary: It begins with a tear. Or rather, many of them. And a plea.
Rating: R for themes
Warnings: Major character death (sorry!), opium/absinthe addiction, Victorian steampunk AU
Word Count: 600ish words
Author's Notes: Because I have a love of all things Victorian and steampunk and a strange new obsession with tear bottles.

Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] planejane for the Brit-pick and beta. Any mistakes thereafter are mine.

Time Machines )
themostepotente: (ScrabbleLove/Hermette)
Wow, it's been almost two weeks since I last posted. I've been busy with home improvements and festage writing. And this week I've been miserably sick. Thankfully not as sick as last year, but sick nevertheless /0\

I've been watching a lot of television. I'm starting the third season of Bones. I've watched both seasons of Rome. And The Walking Dead started up again. And the obvious shows, of course <3

I actually have a little Eagle ficlet I need to post, too. Just need to make a few corrections. Steampunk AU FTW \0/

I have spidery thanks to give to [livejournal.com profile] nishi_shinji, [livejournal.com profile] lolafeist, [livejournal.com profile] chantefable, [livejournal.com profile] cassie_black12, [livejournal.com profile] phoenixacid, [livejournal.com profile] wincest_drarry, [livejournal.com profile] nursedarry, [livejournal.com profile] besamislabios, [livejournal.com profile] lusiology, [livejournal.com profile] stellamoon, [livejournal.com profile] __hibiscus, [livejournal.com profile] moonflower_rose, [livejournal.com profile] sra_danvers, [livejournal.com profile] melusinahp, [livejournal.com profile] cinnatart and [livejournal.com profile] literaryspell.

Thank you all so much. I love and adore each and every one of you to pieces ♥ ♥ ♥

--P
themostepotente: (HD/Sherant/LegoMyMalfoy)
So, how failycakes is TMP? I forgot to make fucking tags on my first recs entry. *facepalms* That has now been remedied.

I do have a few fic recs coming, too. One of them is partially typed up. I do apologise for my laziness. Seriously, folks, if you are looking for articulate fic recs, I defer you to [livejournal.com profile] snegurochka_lee. She who is the polar opposite of me and follows through every Sunday ♥

But, onward and upward!

Don't You Dare Pity Me [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] dreary5.

How are H/D artists so effin' amazecakes? I saw this last night and gasped with my hand covering my mouth. Like a huge fangirly dork, I might add. I then flailed for about ten minutes before leaving a capslocky comment.

I love fanart. I love looking at it. I love reccing it. I love fanartists. They make me ever so happy. There is so much talent here in fandom. In every fandom. Thank you lovely people who art for us. Your collective genius makes fandom a better place ♥

And now for the steampunky goodness! Years ago, I'm embarrassed to report, I commissioned Draykonis to do a scene from one of my fics. Transferring files from one computer to the next, I discovered it in an oddly named folder and nearly cried. OMG YOU GUYS, I STUPIDLY MISPLACED DRAYKONIS ART!!! THERE IS NOT A PUNISHMENT ON EARTH SUITABLE FOR SUCH A CRIME!!!

A million thanks to [livejournal.com profile] goss for the resizing. So, without further adieu...

H/D STEAMPUNK AHOY! )
themostepotente: (MagicMoste/_happenstance)
[livejournal.com profile] snarry_games

Previous recs: ONE || TWO || THREE

[Le Fic]

Sine Qua Non [PG-13] by [livejournal.com profile] dracofiend.

This is a no-frills fic. It reminds me of a plain-papered gift surrounded by shiny boxes. And immediately, I'm drawn to the plain-papered gift and wanting to shake it to judge its contents. I've always been more concerned with what's inside, because that's what counts, yes?

In a fandom where common clichés can either disappoint or dazzle, Dracofiend expertly manages the latter with virtuous voyeurism.

Sine Qua Non is polished to a military spit-shine. There's neither a wrinkle to smooth nor a hair to tuck back. Snape's voice is pitch-perfect and Harry is so wonderfully and annoyingly Harry, I'd swear these were DF's characters.

Take care, for this is more than a bit angsty, (I love a too-proud-to-begask-Snape, don't you?), but there's a very satisfying pay-off that left me more than a bit wrung out. Don't want to spoil much more, but I'll leave you all, dear readers, with this: It takes a lot to melt my brain, but it takes a fuck of a lot more to melt my heart. There goes my reputation for being a hardass :-P STFUDJ

Connecting the Dotty [PG-14] by [livejournal.com profile] igtow.

I wasn't sure if this fic would be my cuppa, but as it turns out, it is undoubtedly one of my favourites so far. This is not an easy read, but a necessary one I think. In Connecting the Dotty, Snape and Harry are well into their golden years, which I had immediately and wrongfully thought unsexy. Which just goes to show, the incredible talent we have in fandom and why after six years I'm still around.

This is a heart-warming, and more importantly, honest look into the lives of two men who have weathered the storms of togetherness despite the inevitable aches of growing old. I cried. I laughed. I frowned. I smiled. And I fell out of my fucking chair when Snape told Harry that he was feeling frisky and not to dawdle, because he didn't know how long it would last. This is really a lovely fic, something I've never seen done before, and I left out a bit wiser and a bit richer because I took a leap of faith.

To be fair, I should mention there is a bit of offscreen Mpreg. I know, I know, where is TMP and what have you done with her, right? I won't lie. I did have to shield my eyes during the two mentions. Mpreg and I are never going to be friends, and we've made our peace with that. In my comment to the author, I question her reasoning, and she unfailingly supplies her motivations, and damn if I can't disagree. Igtow has me here, and all I can say is 'Bless fandom, man, bless fucking fandom.'

[L'art]

Fantastic Voyage [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] miyoung_boz.

Party Favours [PG-13] by [livejournal.com profile] stellamoon.

The Life Debt [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] chaosraven.

FLOCKED
Pirate Booty [NWS] by [livejournal.com profile] swtalmnd.

Poker Face [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] pennswoods.

I'll Come Running To Tie Your Shoe [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] lampblack.

Artist and Muse [PG-13] by Undunoops.

Feel [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] gredandfeorge.

[Misc HP Art]

And England Are Through! - Scorpius/Rose [WS] by Anon Artist.

The Lady of the Order - Hermione [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] _odella.

Various Bust Portraits - Macnair, Snape/Hermione, and Scrimgeour/Rookwood [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] vikingcarrot.

[Wicked Art]

Glinda [WS] and Elphaba [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] tbranch.

[Merlin Art]

Languid Lazy Living (and Loving) - Arthur/Merlin [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] spacefragments.

[PotC Art]

Captured - Sparrow/Norrington [WS] by [livejournal.com profile] fanlay.

Enjoy all,

--P

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