Drabble/Ficlet Meme

Meme adapted from andhungry @ tumblr.

Soulmate AU prompts! Comment with a number and a ship (or a fandom, if you're not picky about the ship), and I will write some amount of words based on this premise. Anything goes; I've already picked through the soulmate prompts, and if I feel I really can't write a particular, I'll let you know, 'sall good. Poly ships and challenging situations welcome.

1. the one where you have your soulmate’s name written on your body.
2. the one where you and your soulmate have matching marks on your bodies.
3. the one where you and your soulmate have matching marks and the marks glow when you’re near your soulmate.
4. the one where you don’t know your soulmate until you touch them.
5. the one where when you and your soulmate swap bodies.
6. the one where you and your soulmate share an emotional link.
7. the one where your soulmate’s first words to you are written on your body.
8. the one where your soulmate’s last words to you are written on your body.
9. the one where you have a timer on your wrist that counts down to when you meet your soulmate.
10. the one where soulmates share extreme physical sensation — if one gets hurt, the other gets hurt, and etc.
11. the one where soulmates can heal each other’s injuries.
12. the one where only your soulmate can kill you.
13. the one where color appears on your body wherever your soulmate first touches you.
14. the one where every lie your soulmate tells you appears on your skin.
15. the one where anything written on your skin appears on your soulmate’s skin as well.
16. the one where your soulmate’s name is on one wrist and your enemy’s name is on the other and you have no clue which is which.
17. the one where soulmates are reincarnated and keep finding each other throughout their different lives.
18. the one where you don’t know your soulmate until you hear them say your name.
19. the one where you can talk to your soulmate in dreams.
20. the one where it’s impossible to lie to your soulmate.
21. the one where once you meet your soulmate, it’s physically uncomfortable to be apart from them for too long.
22. the one where you have a compass on your body that leads you to your soulmate.
23. the one where you have the date you’ll meet your soulmate on your wrist.
24. the one where you have the date your soulmate will die on your wrist.
25. the one where you can transfer any injuries/pain your soulmate has onto yourself.
26. the one where some people can see the red string of fate and follow it to their soulmates.
27. the one where your soulmate’s ghost haunts you when they die.
28. the one where you and your soulmate share a telepathic bond once you meet.
29. the one where meeting your soulmate unlocks phenomenal cosmic powers, but only when you're together.

[The Silmarillion] The Heart Cannot Express

Title: The Heart Cannot Express
Fandom: The Silmarillion
Characters: Aredhel, Nienna
Word Count: 2,308
Notes: This story deals with recovery from a relationship that involved rape and abuse.

Summary: Aredhel wakes in the Halls of Mandos only to find all the pain Ëol's enchantments would not let her feel before.

Alt link: at AO3

Irissë wakes in the Halls of Mandos, alone in the dark, with horror new and fresh inside her. )

[Tales of Xillia] Hunting

Title: Hunting
Fandom: Tales of Xillia
Pairing: Agria/Leia Rolando
Word Count: 1,164
Notes: contains explicit rough sex and violent thoughts. For additional content notes, go to AO3

Summary: Leia goes looking for Agria and finds an ambush instead.

Alt link: at AO3

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[Tales of Xillia] Impossible Things

Title: Impossible Things
Fandom: Tales of Xillia
Characters/Pairing: Milla Maxwell/Jude Mathis/Alvin, Yurgen
Rating: mature
Length: ~4000 words
Content notes: self-esteem issues, misunderstandings
Author notes: spoilers for the ending of Xillia; AU for Xillia 2. Also, this turned out less about sevens than I originally intended.
Summary: Alvin is just fine with being the casual third party Jude and Milla bring in for some occasional relationship spicing (really). As it turns out, they don't feel the same way.

AU after the end of Xillia.


Alt link: at AO3

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[Ginga e Kickoff!!] When No One Else Is Watching

Title: When No One Else Is Watching
Fandom: Ginga e Kickoff!!
Characters/Pairing: Takatou Erika/Furuya Ouzou, Saionji Reika, Furuya Ryuuji, Oota Shou, Kageura Akira
Rating: general audiences
Length: ~2500 words
Content notes: none
Author notes: spoiler warning for the entire anime + epilogue.
Summary: Ouzou keeps coming to Erika's games, and he won't tell her why.

Alt link: At AO3

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[Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi] Believe In Who We'll Be [4/?] [wip]

Title: Believe In Who We'll Be
Chapter: 4/?
Fandom: Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi
Pairing: Sakagami Shuuichi/Kazama Nozomu
Word Count: 15280 total so far
Notes: This is a WIP, with all the warnings that implies. For content notes, the AO3 link has tags. Also, [personal profile] karayan is my hero. ♥

Summary: The story of a boy's arranged marriage to an alien. Shuuichi doesn't like the idea, but he's not going to go up against his parents or the newly-formed treaty protecting the Earth from their new Sunbaralian overlords. Kazama is just happy to have an ally in the school ze's infiltrating.

Alt link: At AO3

Shuuichi risked a look around the room and everyone studiously avoided his gaze. )

[Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi] Believe In Who We'll Be [3/?] [wip]

Title: Believe In Who We'll Be
Chapter: 3/?
Fandom: Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi
Pairing: Sakagami Shuuichi/Kazama Nozomu
Word Count: 3861
Notes: This is a WIP, with all the warnings that implies. For content notes, the AO3 link has tags. Also, [personal profile] karayan is my hero. ♥

Summary: The story of a boy's arranged marriage to an alien. Shuuichi doesn't like the idea, but he's not going to go up against his parents or the newly-formed treaty protecting the Earth from their new Sunbaralian overlords. Kazama is just happy to have an ally in the school ze's infiltrating.

Alt link: At AO3

After a restless night spent lying awake and trying not to puke up the contents of his stomach, Shuuichi was having a bad day. )

[Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi] Believe In Who We'll Be [2/?] [wip]

Title: Believe In Who We'll Be
Chapter: 2/?
Fandom: Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi
Pairing: Sakagami Shuuichi/Kazama Nozomu
Word Count: 3825
Notes: This is a WIP, with all the warnings that implies. For content notes, the AO3 link has tags. Also, [personal profile] karayan is my hero. ♥

Summary: The story of a boy's arranged marriage to an alien. Shuuichi doesn't like the idea, but he's not going to go up against his parents or the newly-formed treaty protecting the Earth from their new Sunbaralian overlords. Kazama is just happy to have an ally in the school ze's infiltrating.

Alt link: At AO3

A single name, as it turned out, wasn't much to go on. )

[Suikoden II] First, Learn to Love Yourself

Title: First, Learn to Love Yourself
Fandom: Suikoden II
Pairing: Tengaar/Hix, Lo Wen
Word Count: 1881
Notes: Serious, serious gender issues and sexism.

Summary: Tengaar grew up in the Warrior's Village, where women are women and men are men. But she's not broken, not yet.

Alt link: At AO3

Anita still looks like a shark, delighted, the blood of Tengaar's too-strong heart pumping furiously into the water faster than she can staunch the wound. )

[Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi] Believe In Who We'll Be [1/?] [wip]

Title: Believe In Who We'll Be
Chapter: 1/?
Fandom: Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi
Pairing: Sakagami Shuuichi/Kazama Nozomu
Word Count: 3421
Notes: This is a WIP, with all the warnings that implies. For content notes, the AO3 link has tags. Also, [personal profile] karayan is my hero. ♥

Summary: The story of a boy's arranged marriage to an alien. Shuuichi doesn't like the idea, but he's not going to go up against his parents or the newly-formed treaty protecting the Earth from their new Sunbaralian overlords. Kazama is just happy to have an ally in the school ze's infiltrating.

Alt link: At AO3

The day the Sunbaralian Invasion broadcast on the news should have been the worst day of Sakagami Shuuichi's short life. )

[Tales of Innocence] Penance

Title: Penance
Fandom: Tales of Innocence
Characters/Pairing: Ange Serena, Hermana Larmo
Rating: general
Length: ~1000 words
Content notes: reincarnation issues
Summary: A year after the end of the game, Ange and Hermana are finding it hard to let go of responsibility.

Alt link: At AO3

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[Tales of Destiny 2] Tattered Heart

Title: Tattered Heart
Fandom: Tales of Destiny 2
Characters/Pairing: Judas
Rating: teen
Length: ~400 words
Content notes: revolves around canonical character death, some graphic imagery, grief, spoilers for Judas' identity
Summary: Where does one go after killing one's best friend? Nowhere good.

Alt link: At AO3

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[Psychic Business Corporation] Dying Light

Title: Dying Light
Fandom: Reikan Shouhou Kabushikigaisha
Characters/Pairing: Tokiwa Kanenari, Fehmut, OCs
Rating: teen
Length: ~2000 words
Content notes: ghosts, mortality and death as a major theme
Summary: There's nothing special about this job. The woman who hired Tokiwa won't tell him the truth, and Fehmut wants to help. So, business as usual.

Alt link: At AO3

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[Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon] The Key to Happiness

Title: The Key to Happiness
Fandom: Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon
Characters/Pairing: Seto/Crow, Ren, PF
Rating: teen
Length: ~1000
Content notes: post-apocalypse, sex talk, self-made family
Author notes: Doubling this up for [community profile] cottoncandy_bingo's "family" square. Character spoilers for the first half of the game, though it takes place years afterwards.
Summary: Two asexual humans and a robot discuss sex. This goes about as well as you might expect.

Alt link: At AO3

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[Fatal Frame III] The Holly Key

Title: The Holly Key
Fandom: Fatal Frame III: The Tormented
Characters/Pairing: Kuze Kyouka/Kashiwagi Akito, Amakura Kei
Rating: mature
Length: ~1000 words
Content notes: offscreen and onscreen-but-vague major character death (which happens in canon)
Summary: Akito promised he would come back. He promised.

Alt link: At AO3

She applies her makeup because that's what's expected of her. )

[Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi] Knot Ropes to Make a Net

Title: Knot Ropes to Make a Net
Fandom: Gakkou de atta Kowai Hanashi
Characters/Pairing: Sakagami Shuuichi, Iwashita Akemi, OMC/OFC(?)
Rating: teen
Length: ~2500 words
Content notes: discussion of suicide and murder, horror themes, unhealthy relationships and interactions, that foggy land between gen and shippy.
Author notes: This is AU, in that in doesn't take place after any particular one of Iwashita's paths. In fact, I don't think it's possible in any version of canon, since it follows the assumption that there was never a seventh story.
Summary: Shuuichi runs into Iwashita again the morning after the storytelling. She seems a lot more interested in his company than a third-year would ordinarily be.

Alt link: At AO3

Is something wrong, Sakagami-kun? You look upset. )

[Amatsuki] The Anatomy of Dependence

Title: The Anatomy of Dependence
Fandom: Amatsuki
Characters/Pairing: Byakuroku, Hiwa, Tsuyukusa
Rating: all ages verging on teen
Length: ~300 words
Content notes: references to canon violence
Author notes: inspired by The Anatomy of Dependence, by Takeo Doi (translation by John Bester).
Summary: Though he's not a natural caretaker, Byakuroku became a parent because he chose to.

Alt link: At AO3

Byakuroku wasn't hungry the day he met Hiwa. )

[The Borrowers] Bodies at Rest

Title: Bodies at Rest
Fandom: The Borrowers series - Mary Norton
Characters/Pairing: Arrietty Clock/Dreadful Spiller/Peregrine Overmantel
Rating: teen
Length: ~5000 words
Content notes: bodyswap, established relationship
Author notes: I feel I should mention that this contains canon-typical attitudes and allusions that are not necessarily present in any of the more modern adaptions. This story is definitively bookverse.
Summary: When Arrietty wakes up to find that Spiller and Peagreen are in the wrong bodies, it draws old tensions to the forefront of their relationship.

Alt link: At AO3

Arrietty awoke that morning to a loud crash as Peagreen jolted out of their bed with a strange, stiff-limbed jerk. )

[Hatoful Boyfriend] Promise

Title: Promise
Fandom: Hatoful Boyfriend
Characters: Uzune Hitori, Fujishiro Nageki
Word Count: 453
Notes: BBL/Hurtful Boyfriend spoilers. Contains birdie h/c and regurgitation.

Summary: Uzune Hitori isn't used to being a lone caretaker, but he's got promises to keep.

Nageki's eyes are glassy and his beak is parted, but he's still breathing. )

[Yu-Gi-Oh!] The Rest of the Road

Title: The Rest of the Road
Fandom: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Pairing: Malik/Rishid/Bakura/Dark Bakura, Bakura/Dark Malik
Word Count: 1588
Notes: for [community profile] 1sentencefic, table 3. Post-canon.

Summary: Malik's putting his life back together.

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