musamea: (Scott Leader)
Title: King of Night Vision
Author: [livejournal.com profile] musamea
Rating: PG-13
Disclaimer: I don't own the X-Men and I am definitely not making any money off of them!
Summary: Just because you can't see something doesn't mean it isn't there. Seven times Scott knew about the Phoenix.
A/N: Written in the 2007 [livejournal.com profile] xmmficathon for [livejournal.com profile] likeadeuce, who requested: "As the bombshells of my daily fears explode, I try to trace them to my youth" ("Galileo," Indigo Girls). You can ignore X-3 events, but I'd love some hints of the Phoenix-backstory as told in X3. What did Scott know and when did he know it? Except for Jean's movieverse backstory, I play fast and loose with the characters' ages and origins. "My" Warren was one of Xavier's original students.

"How long 'til my soul gets it right?
musamea: (Agathon)
Title: Except, Because
Author: Musamea
Fandom: Battlestar Galactica
Summary: On occupied Caprica, Cylon Number Eight reflects on her new mission. Spoilers for the miniseries and Season One of BSG, just to be safe.
Notes: Written for the Twice Told Fandom challenge; I was assigned this picture. Title from Pablo Neruda's "I do not love you except because I love you"

I do not love you except because... )
musamea: (FNL kissing beneath an open sky)
Title: didn't know it was a devil town
Author: [livejournal.com profile] musamea
Summary: A Friday Night Lights/Supernatural crossover. How one woman can become another. Tyra leaves Dillon, heads for California, and meets Sam Winchester.
Disclaimer: I own neither Friday Night Lights nor Supernatural. If only.
Warnings: Spoilers for SPN "Pilot." General season spoilers for FNL, I guess.
Notes: Title from "Devil Town" by Bright Eyes. Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] handyhunter for the beta!

The day after she graduates from community college, Tyra Collete packs a sleeping bag and two duffels worth of clothing into the bed of her truck and leaves Dillon for good. )
musamea: (Zoe Grief)
Title: Burning in the Garden of Gethsemane
Author: Musamea
Fandom: Firefly
Pairing: Mal/Zoe
Warnings: Adult (it IS a one night stand challenge, after all); spoilers for the Big Damn Movie.
Summary: "She's been the one constant in his life, and damned if he's going to let her down now." Moves back and forth in timeline, but includes spoilers for the events in Serenity.
A/N: Written for [livejournal.com profile] inlovewithnight's "Mess Up My Head, Mess Up My Bed" one night stand challenge. The title and opening quote are from "Full Moon" by Robert Hayden. Zoe's Chinese myth is the story of the Moon woman. Finally, Tom McRae's Black Heart Rodeo is, in my head, the soundtrack for this fic.

Some I love who are dead / were watchers of the moon and knew its lore... )
musamea: (Scott Leader)
Have had the craziest weekend and I totally forgot [livejournal.com profile] remix_redux reveals went up today. Here's the pertinent info:

Title: Parallelograms (the Both Followed and Led Remix)
Author: [livejournal.com profile] musamea
Summary: After Alkali Lake, life goes on at the mansion. Ten drabbles on how Scott's doesn't.
Rating: PG-13 for language.
Fandom: slightly AU X-Men movieverse, with comics backstory thrown in. (The X-Men belong to Marvel and its affiliates. "Eric's Song" -- full lyrics here -- belongs to Vienna Teng.) Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] resolute for the beta!
Warnings: none
Spoilers: occurs between X2 and X3, and assumes knowledge through the former
Title, Author and URL of original story: The Triangles Sequence by [livejournal.com profile] plotbunnytohma, linked here.

Parallelograms

I'll babble a bit tomorrow about the process and such, but right now I'm off to answer comments and then sleep!
musamea: (Scott Leader)
For [livejournal.com profile] _standingstill

Harry Potter: Five ways Remus and Sirius could have become friends.

1) It was a rescue. )

X-Men (movieverse): Five things Scott would never tell Charles.

1) That sometimes he wonders if Charles is wrong. )

Five objects that remind Jean of Scott.

1) Her jewelry box. )
musamea: (Comics Jean)
For [livejournal.com profile] jeangreyrocks

Five daydreams that make Jean Grey smirk.

1) Her Nobel acceptance speech. )

Five things Scott Summers carries in his pockets/wallet.

1) Front pocket of his wallet: his insurance card. )

These are fun! I'll get more up in the next few days.
musamea: (astonish them)
Title: Paideia
Author: [livejournal.com profile] musamea
Disclaimer: The X-Men belong to Marvel and affiliates. The Odyssey belongs to Homer (sort of).
Warnings/Rating: PG-13, since John has a potty mouth. Spoilers through X3.
Summary: Kalos k'agathos. Scott teaching in the classroom, and out of it. [livejournal.com profile] summers_fling pinch-hit for [livejournal.com profile] renata_kedavra, who requested Scott with students (friendship, teaching, paternalistic moment, whatever), Scott being a geek, Scott being cool. (Bonus points if you can do both geek and cool, but either/or works too!)

"Paideia: the process of educating man into his true form, the real and genuine human nature"
musamea: (astonish them)
As I noted yesterday, [livejournal.com profile] summers_fling is open! And stories are still trickling in. I'd been planning to make a recs post after I finished reading, but seriously, I have wanted to put EVERY SINGLE FIC I've read so far on it. So go, start at the top or bottom and read your way through. I promise you won't regret it.

I wrote "Confessional" for [livejournal.com profile] sionnain. It's AXM Scott/Emma, pre-Gifted, and there's poetry and anger and desk!sex. ;)

And the awesome [livejournal.com profile] resolute wrote me "Hellfire", a X-Men/Battlestar Galactica sort-of-crossover-sort-of-AU. I don't know a thing about BSG, but I still ADORED it. She really captures how love of reading can play out in a child's life and the human need for heroes that we all share. It's fantastic and clever and if you're at all into X-Men OR BSG, go read it! (contains spoilers for BSG's "Maelstrom")

Well, I slept the sleep of the dead last night -- who would've thought posting day would be so hectic? So it's time to catch up on homework and then go to class. Have a lovely day, flist!

Ficlet

Mar. 29th, 2007 11:14 am
musamea: (Default)
I owed [livejournal.com profile] npkedit a ficlet, and since it was her birthday a couple of days ago...

Of Dentists and Daring; an X-Men/House crossover )
musamea: (Piotr)
Title: Steel
Author: Musamea
Fandom: Astonishing X-Men
Summary: On the way to the Breakworld, Peter pauses to reflect. Spoilers through issue 19.
Warnings: Safe for everyone.
Word count: 1000
Disclaimer: AXM belongs to Marvel and Joss.

Steel )
musamea: (Emma Frost)
Title: to some point fixed and unknown
Author: Musamea
Disclaimer: Marvel owns them.
Warnings: A wee bit of language. A not-so-wee bit of sex.
Summary: AXM universe, pre-Gifted. Scott/Emma, and Valentine's Day.
A/N: Written for the [livejournal.com profile] xmenflashfic V-day challenge. Many thanks to the wonderful [livejournal.com profile] sionnain for the speedy beta and the initial inspiration.

to some point fixed and unknown )
musamea: (Magneto Somber)
[livejournal.com profile] npkedit asked for a post-Negotiations scene in the timestamp meme. This one ran away from me a bit and ended up longer than the original ficlet. Oh well.

Erik/Charles, Scott and Jean. Warning for implied sex.

Concessions )
musamea: (Comics Jean)
There was fic this morning!
Title: Probability
Fandom: X-Men Movieverse
Rating: MA
Warnings: Sex. Voyeurism. Combinatorial mathematics.
Summary: Three can be the loneliest number.
A/N: For the [livejournal.com profile] jeannie_x_slim Power of Three challenge. Many thanks to [livejournal.com profile] likeadeuce for the beta and handholding.

Find it here.
musamea: (Default)
There was fic last night.

Title: The Twelve Days of Christmas
Summary: Christmas at the mansion, twelve different ways. Written for the [livejournal.com profile] jeannie_x_slim Holiday Song Title challenge.

Find it here at jeannie_x_slim.
musamea: (Xavier Academy)
I was recently thinking about how we all have our own personal canon. It's not so much what we pick and choose to utilize from actual canon -- i.e. writing character Y into movieverse or X3 denial fic (and doesn't that verge on AU?) -- but rather scraps of backstory that we created for some fic or another that somehow then fixes itself into our minds as something-that-actually-happened.

I know that I write most of my stories along a certain continuum. Even though all non-series pieces can be read as stand-alones, practically all my works theoretically exist in the same theoretical universe. My theoretical universe, with authorized canon trappings. (Of course, there can be overlap of one kind or another. I delight in going through every. single. special feature and listenting to every. single. commentary of nearly all the films that I watch [you can see what a potential black hole of time this could be, especially when it comes to something like LotR], and a lot of times it's the deleted features or the director musing aloud about an abandoned plot point that sets the gears in motion. Part of "my" X-verse backstory involves the abandoned X2 plotline that Hank's secondary mutation was triggered by Charles in Cerebro. See?)

I think it's the might-have-beens that add personal flair and flavor to a piece. They'll probably never make it into a story all their own, but somehow they color every other piece of writing that you do.

So, in no particular order, here are my Twenty Things that Might Have Happened at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters )

What are yours?
musamea: (Xavier Academy)
I come bearing fic!

Title: Natural Selection
Warnings: None
Disclaimer: As much as I might wish otherwise, the X-Men belong to Fox, Marvel, and affiliates.
Summary: It's not always a gift. Character sketches during the museum trip in X2.
A/N: Thanks, as always, to Naomi for the beta.

Natural Selection )
musamea: (team)
*collapses* After multiple stalled starts and one massive structural overhaul, my [livejournal.com profile] xmmficathon story is finally up!

"A Heap of Broken Images", for [livejournal.com profile] ladybug218, who requested post-X3 Rogue and the first X-Men mission after Alcatraz.

*collapses some more*

eta: But now I get to read all the shiny fics at the comm! :D
musamea: (One Eye)
[livejournal.com profile] penknife started [livejournal.com profile] xmenflashfic, a comm with weekly prompts for short XMen fics. (And we're allowed to play fast and loose with the term "flash fiction," since there's no real length limit.) Check it out, join, write, read... play! You know you want to.

I wrote (gasp, I know *g*) Scott-fic for the first prompt. Feedback is loved. Check out the other stories too. Yay for opening up the flist the last few days and finding two or three new XMen short fics each time!
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