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This is the story I contributed to the December 2009 [livejournal.com profile] oldschoolfic ficathon.  My thanks to [personal profile] sharpest_asp for her prompt of "Nick and Lacroix, Family Bonding," and to [personal profile] batdina, [livejournal.com profile] amilyn, [personal profile] leela_cat and [livejournal.com profile] much_madness for beta-reading and discussion.  This prompt nudged me to reacquaint myself with some episodes I rarely watch, and revisit some themes I hadn't touched in years.

  •   Title: "In a Family Way" (also on AO3)
  •   Length: ~7,700 words
  •   Date: Posted to FKFic-L January 30, 2010
  •   Rating: PG-13 (gen)
  •   Summary: Nick makes friends on a flight to Paris to see Janette, but Lacroix is on the same plane.
  •   Setting:   December 2009
  •   Characters:   Nick, Lacroix, Janette, Others
  •   Quotation: "Your denial of the natural law does not alter it, Nicholas." / "Your rejection of hope does not defeat it, Lacroix."


brightknightie: Trophy declaring "Bright Knight Recommended" (Recommended)
It's still November where I am, honest!

What's Good?  November's recommendation was "Soaring" (2005) by Kristen F., a canon-careful N&N friendship interlude, and a broad-brush illustration of the storytelling efficacy of the right perspective.
        Natalie blushed, her heart rate increased, and she dropped her eyes before she gave him an evasive, "Oh, just meeting up with a friend."  She started shuffling papers, refusing to meet his eyes.
        Nick frowned...

What's New?  In October, fkfic-l saw three new stories by three different authors:  list with links )

Sekrit Message to [livejournal.com profile] tv_elf: A year already. Miss you.
brightknightie: Trophy declaring "Bright Knight Recommended" (Recommended)
What's good?  Happy new year!  To kick off the recommendation-of-the-month project for 2008, [livejournal.com profile] hearts_blood generously let me feature her uplifting "Carpe Noctem" (2003), a first-season, flying, friendship, movie-night, N&N, song-challenge story.

What's new?  In December 2007 on fkfic-l, we received a bounty of new fanfiction the like of which the good old list has not seen in a single month in years.  Seven new stories (including one ongoing work-in-progress) posted.
  • "Revenge" (1 Part) by Ell H.
  • "Car-Sin-Ogenic" (1 Part) by Walt D.
  • "Victorian Christmas with Lacroix" (1 Part) by Laurie of the Isles
  • "Catch-22" (1 Part) by [livejournal.com profile] abby82
  • "A Christmas Eve Conversation" (1 Part) by Walt D.
  • "Singing Up the Sun" (3 Parts) by Nancy K.
  • "To Light the Darkness" (WIP 6+) by Kristen F.
What a windfall of fanfiction!

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