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  1. Rec 93

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    Firefly inspired AU (but you do NOT need to be familiar with Firefly to follow the story).

    Peggy spent a decade as one of Londinium’s highest paid companions. Now she’s the newest member of Fury’s crew and she has a huge secret. Steve is freelance muscle who made his way to Alliance space to start a new life. It’s a small ship. Things happen. Especially when Steve and Peggy find out they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible.

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    22 Dec 2018

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    Set post-Captain America: the Winter Soldier. Steve's been lost since they thawed him out. When he discovers Peggy Carter is still alive, he's even more lost. Sometimes reuniting with the love of your life isn't happily ever after. Sometimes, it's the very beginning of the hardest thing you've ever done.

    ((or, that one fic where Bucky's medical records are missing. Tony thinks Fury's growing super soldiers. Fury thinks Steve has an illegitimate daughter. Natasha knows a lot more than she's saying. And everyone's afraid of Peggy.))

    Numerous flashbacks to the Captain America and Agent Carter timelines.

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    21 Dec 2018

  3. Public Bookmark 51

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    In the time before the ocean's rise, before men left their hiding places and stretched out across the earth, taming rivers and forests and all in their path, there lived a half-orc boy named Steve. All his childhood, Steve was told by the people of his town that he was born of a forced union between his orc father and his human mother. But Steve knew the truth. He remembered late night visits and secret weekends away together, where his father would play pat-pat with him and dance with his mother in front of the fire. Steve knew the truth: he had been born of love.

    Cast out of his human village, Steve will seek out his father only to find that love can be true but tainted as a mysterious warrior named Bucky exposes the terrible secret of the orcling army. This is the story of how Steve found his way in the world and discovered the cost of love and the loneliness of sacrifice.

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    13 Dec 2018

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    In 1947, Master Sergeant James B. Barnes's surviving field journals were posthumously published as the classic war memoir The Night War. Now a high school history classroom mainstay and required reading at West Point, this highly anticipated 60th Anniversary Edition presents the original, unedited text alongside detailed historical notes that provide important context to the extraordinary wartime heroics of Captain America and the Howling Commandos.

    Barnes, James B. The Night War: The Wartime Memoirs of a Howling Commando. Ed. Harold Miller. 60th Anniversary ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Print.

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    09 Aug 2018

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    I finished this after days of obsessive reading, and immediately burst into tears. Absolutely recommend, even if you aren’t a fan of war epics or memoirs.

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    Prince Arthur Pendragon's secondment with the RAF has come to an end. While he wishes to sign up for a second term, his father is against it. With few other viable options aside from taking up ceremonial duties, he enlists to become a civilian air ambulance pilot. On the team is Dr Merlin Emrys. From then on Arthur's life changes in more ways than one.

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    12 Dec 2017