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Written for [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards. (I had a challenge deadline, so the ending's a bit rushed. This will go up on AO3 after I've had a chance to polish it. Possibly with a new title, since that was also a bit rushed.)

He's Not Heavy )
skieswideopen: (Intelligence: Gabriel & Riley)
Most of the info about Riley comes from 1.01 and 1.09, when Gabriel checks out her background.
Most of the info about Gabriel comes from 1.12 and 1.13, when his profile is on display at CyberComm during the manhunt, and from what we learn from his mother.

Summary:

Gabriel Vaughn
Date of Birth: November 1, 1974
Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Known Family: Father, KIA (Jack Vaughn); mother, retired army field nurse (Mary Vaughn in script; referred to as Mrs. Vaughn in the show); older brother, KIA (Johnny Vaughn). May have at least one other older sibling (references being the youngest and "the only one" forbidden from joining the army).
Height and Weight: 6'2", 190 lbs
Background: Attended university on a sports scholarship; joined army; entered Delta Force.

Riley Neal
Date of Birth: April 26th, 1982
Place of Birth: Warwick, Rhode Island
Known Family: Parents divorced when she was ten; one is a surgeon and one a chemist; has at least one younger brother who's into cars
Background: Attended Fort Greene High School in Providence, RI and then Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from George Washington University in DC
Former Address: 915 Ellsworth Drive, Washington DC, 20021

Random Facts
- Both Gabriel and Riley are left-handed
- The genetic mutation that enables Gabriel to use the chip is called Athens 4U7-R (1.01)
- Amelia has been missing for seven years at the start of the show
- The Mumbai bombing took place two years into Amelia's mission
- There's one month between 1.01 and 1.06

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Apr. 15th, 2015 10:14 pm
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[community profile] space_swap is in search of creators for four pinch hits, here (#2) and here (#4-6).

The fandoms are:
#2 Captain America, The Avengers, MCU, Star Trek: AOS, Guardians of the Galaxy, Edge of Tomorrow
#4 MCU, Firefly, Guardians of the Galaxy, BSG
#5 Darkangel Trilogy - Meredith Ann Pierce, Alliance-Union - C. J. Cherryh, Vorkosigan Saga - Lois McMaster Bujold, The Uplift Saga - David Brin
#6 DCU, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, Mass Effect, Surge Concerto, Young Wizards - Diane Duane

Request #2 is for art or vid as well as fic, and request #5 is open to art as well as fic.

If anyone's feeling creative, you can offer to pinch at at the linked posts.
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1. [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards just started Phase 4, if anyone's feeling nostalgic for their landcomm days (and sig tags). Or if you've never played in one, but want some motivation to do a few writing or graphics challenges.

2. Sign-ups are open until April 15th at [community profile] nightonficmountain, a fic exchange for small fandoms.

3. Nominations are open until April 15th at Not Ready for Prime Time, a fic exchange for mid-sized fandoms.
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Dear ShipSwap Author )

Community )

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The Librarians )

Scorpion )

Crossover Pairings )

If you're still feeling low on ideas, I've got more info on things I like over here. But really, you don't need to read that unless you want to. Thanks again for writing for me!
skieswideopen: (Intelligence: Gabriel)
Written for [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards for the prompt "feeling guilty about watching the world burn."

Warnings for major character death.

Gabriel watched. )

Space Swap

Jan. 12th, 2015 09:58 pm
skieswideopen: A large, glowing, energy-based alien spaceship glides toward Earth (EFC: Mothership)


Space fans! [community profile] space_swap | [livejournal.com profile] space_swap is running again!

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skieswideopen: Close-up on Patrick Jane's face (Mentalist: Patrick Jane)
Huh. I wrote more than I thought, actually.

There are two categories of fic here. The first list is things I wrote for exchanges; fic that was beta read and edited and posted to AO3. The second list are stories I wrote for [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards, which were written in a hurry, and posted unedited and untitled. Read it at your own risk.

Edited Fic )

Unedited Fic )

I keep meaning to edit and expand some of these. Maybe one day I will.
skieswideopen: (Intelligence: Riley)
Happy New Year!

I hope you all had a good holiday, if you celebrated any of the recent holidays. Mine were typical: turkey and family and gifts on Christmas, and then Chinese food and slightly less family on New Year's Day. It was nice.

My week of reception temp work ended up being very quiet, which gave me time to read some Yuletide fic. I got THREE Intelligence stories, two in the main collection from my assigned author, and a Madness ficlet from someone else. So, so awesome!

Mom Knows Best (4414 words) is a Gabriel/Riley fic that picks up where the series finale leaves off, and I Carved a Block of Wood (2342 words) is a pre-series look at Gabriel & Shen's relationship not long before Riley comes on the scene. They're both by [livejournal.com profile] shetiger, and they're both awesome and worth reading if you liked the show. And Dear George (332 words, gen) by misura is a cute look at some other possible uses of the chip, and very, very Nelson.

My story was Tidings of Comfort and Joy (2735 words, gen), a Believe story focusing on Tate and Bo, with appearances from Winter and Channing.

This weekend I'm working on [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards challenges and [community profile] fandom_stocking. I'm also debating whether to sign up for [livejournal.com profile] shipswap. I do have a few rare pairings I like right now, but they mostly involve single-episode guest stars, which might be a bit difficult to match on. (Seriously. How did I end up shipping THREE pairings involving characters who only show up once?) So I might skip it. I haven't decided yet.

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