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    Inspired by Letters to Juliet. What if Quentin goes to Verona with his workaholic girlfriend Alice and helps Juliet's secretaries, answering a letter written 50 years ago. This letter brings to his life a certain englishman, Eliot.

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    5/5
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    Divergence. Quentin, Eliot and Jules know each other before Brakebills. No monster. No faires.

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    Eliot was the artist in the family, but now without much family left, he's the sole inheritor of Four Seasons Total Landscaping, the family business that his alcoholic father and brother have left disorganized and in debt. He doesn't even like plants. Quentin and Julia own Fantasyland, the equally struggling feminist sex shop next door, which should be Quentin's dream job, but the chronic depression that derailed his academic career hasn't left much space in his life to believe in dreams. Quentin and Eliot click immediately, but in order to get a relationship off the ground, at least one of them is going to have to deal with his fear of commitment, and who has that kind of free time? A love story about figuring out what you want to do for a living, daddy issues, best friend drama, recovery, kink, and other dangers inherent to one's 20s.

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    12/12
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    37
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    What happens in Vegas does NOT stay in Vegas. When Margo and Quentin head on a spontaneous trip to Las Vegas without Eliot, they have a little too much fun and things get out of hand. Yeah, they sort of got married, but it's nothing a quick annulment can't fix. Eliot doesn't care at all, obviously. Why would it bother him?

    Featuring: champagne and hotel room bubble baths, Margo's endless supply of corny pet names, a visit to Q's dad in Jersey, two over-the-top parties, and a guy named Brad.

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    7/7
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    189
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    38
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    “I think I’ve waited long enough to meet Eliot,” his dad says, and Quentin can already feel himself caving. He’s run out of excuses, and he can sense it, his dad’s going to bring out the big guns— “and we don’t know how long until the cancer comes back, and I just want—”

    There it is. Ted knocks through the last barrier he has in his defenses, and Quentin folds, just like that cheap-ass card table Eliot was using as a bar until he slammed one too many shot glasses down on it.

    “Okay!” Fuck. Goddammit shit fuck fuck fuck. “Okay. I’ll bring him. For a visit.”

    “Really? Fantastic. For your birthday next weekend? I can cook. Or order in. Your favorite. Whatever you want! You can spend the weekend?”

    “Sure!” Why the fuck not? I’d love to spend my birthday fake-dating the man I’m in love with, who is most definitely not in love with me, so my dad can die peacefully, assured his son won’t spend the rest of his life with only his Fillory books, Star Wars action figures, and anatomically correct blow-up dolls for company.

    Post S3 AU. No monster. The only disasters here are bisexual ones. Post-mosaic fake-dating shenanigans.

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    8/8
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    Eliot Waugh seemingly has everything he needs— work he believes in, world travel, and most importantly he has Margo, his best friend and his rock. A temporary assignment in Kampala, Uganda, however, may upend Eliot’s world—including his habitually casual love life—when he meets Quentin Coldwater, a soft-spoken, mysterious young doctor to whom he is irrevocably drawn.

    Quentin Coldwater is guarding a secret, one that separates him from everyone but Ted, his oldest and dearest friend. He’s created a careful life apart, in Kampala, where he can help people in need while staying tucked away from the rest of the world. Quentin isn’t planning on falling in love again, but with Ted’s encouragement he’ll let himself get close to the captivating, unusual Eliot— until a spectre from his past threatens discovery, shattering the safety that he’s so carefully created. Will Quentin’s secret tear them apart?

    This is a story of two people with complex pasts taking risks, great and small, for a powerful and unexpected love.

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    20/26
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    35
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    It's easy for Quentin to figure out that he's bi. It's not quite as straightforward to figure out why, most of the time, he doesn't seem to want anyone at all anyway.

    And even when he has a word for it, even when he knows there's nothing actually wrong, the trouble of only being able to want under specific circumstances means knowing what to do about a crush on one of your best friends is even more daunting. Especially when it's not going away this time.

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    1/2
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    60
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    12
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    Quentin, a student at Columbia, and Eliot, a student at CUNY, meet at a coffee shop in Harlem and find themselves incredibly drawn to each other. Despite their prior traumas, romance isn't able to escape them, and an all encompassing love blossoms. But the ghosts of Eliot's past, in particular, threaten everything that they have.

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    He’d thought that his feelings for Quentin would diminish. A longer half life than normal, but fading nonetheless. But he’d had to actively push Quentin from his mind, working at losing him piece by piece (—two rivers, a continent— he thinks), but it was work, an active extrication, dulled by alcohol and drugs and sun-soaked, over-waxed men. It had taken time and the death of brain cells, his sobriety and losing the life he’d tried to build—

    —but Eliot is sure, as soon as Quentin walks into his patisserie, that all of that resistance, the repeated acts of forgetting, was for nothing.

    **Fic is incomplete. Abandoned.**

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    a series of snapshots in Quentin's gender journey, leading up to his first day at Brakebills.

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    1/1
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    It happened. That they'd asked themselves how, when it's literally the least important part of this, he can chalk up to shock or shortsightedness or his own sheer stupidity. It's the why that actually matters, and he thinks he knows the answer to that. So the real question… is how to make it happen again.

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    198
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    Eliot Waugh has everything he could ever want. He's an up-and-coming fashion designer on the edge of fame, with his own brand and an amazing crew, a NYC apartment, his face on magazine covers, the best friend and mentor anyone could ever ask for - and a boyfriend that's too perfect for words. But the best part? No one knows where he came from, or who he was before. His past has been buried for seven long years, and Eliot planned on keeping it that way.

    Until his boyfriend proposed, and it ended up in every gossip column in New York City.

    To keep his perfect life just the way he likes it, Eliot has to return to the one place he never wanted to see again, and take care of some long overdue, unfinished business. His still legal marriage to his high school sweetheart, Quentin Coldwater.

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    Chapters:
    11/11
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    61
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    If he was being honest, Eliot would've appreciated more of an extended interlude between possessions.

    Or: Quentin saves himself—but everybody helps.

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    Chapters:
    2/?
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    12
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    The time it took to arrive at the hospital, and talk to the receptionist, and the walk to Ted’s room, all felt longer than the flight. Quentin and Eliot return to New York in order to be with Ted during the last stage of his illness. Quentin needs a lot of support, and Eliot and Julia are there for him.

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    1/1
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    5
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    “Weather alerts… message from Team Snapchat… Julia texted you. So did someone named Kady. And— yep, so did Eliot.” Quentin can feel the sidelong glance his dad is giving him. “This is that Eliot, right? One L?”

    “Yeah,” Quentin says, remaining calm.

    “Well, he’s definitely been texting you.” His dad’s voice is the absolute platonic ideal of Nosy parent prodding their recalcitrant kid about his love life. “So maybe your crush isn’t as unrequited as you think.”

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    Eliot Waugh was not always the spectacular second year student Quentin had the good fortune to meet on his first day at Brakebills. “Self-made” for better or worse, fits Eliot to the T, and the beginning of everything he was and became, started in Indiana.

    It started with the new girl.

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    8/?
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    19
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    “Fuck you, Eliot.”

    “Oh, I sure hope so.” He can feel his smile quirk up into a smirk as he gives Quentin a seductive once-over, like he had in front of that Brakebills sign forever ago.

    or;

    Eliot gets a bus ticket to New Jersey on Christmas Day.

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    1/1
    Comments:
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    40
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    2
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    562
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    In the summer of 1894, Eliot Waugh and Margo Hanson roll into Florence, Colorado on the heels of a gold rush. Quentin, a shy, bookish young man with an ailing father and few prospects, finds himself beset by these charming newcomers, and his life is forever altered when they seek work at the Coldwater orchard.

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    50,109
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    5/9
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    143
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    24
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    2572
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    “Who is getting married?” Quentin mumbled to Eliot but not looking at Eliot because that would be weird.

    “You and I” Eliot replied, placing a hand on Quentin’s shoulder in the most affectionate way possible “I know this must be quite a shock”

    “We are getting married” Quentin mumbled, again, lost in the situation. Poor puppy.

    Fogg and Chatwin were not looking weird at them, at all. God Quentin was not selling this.

    Eliot should have gotten another fiancé.


    I firmly belive that every fandom should have their own version of The Proposal and here I am, ready to deliver something no one asked for.

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    English
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    35,328
    Chapters:
    6/?
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    14
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    48
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    3
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    897
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    Summer break is meant for relaxing, but sometimes life gets in the way.

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    English
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    12,864
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    3
    Kudos:
    68
    Bookmarks:
    8
    Hits:
    752

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