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  1. Rec 19

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    "Do you know anyone who wants a cat? Not Fred. Rest assured, Fred is still firmly ensconced in our home."

    There was a long silence on the other end of the line. Then, finally, "You're calling me to ask if I know anyone who wants a cat?"

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    02 Jan 2020

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    “Do you want to go somewhere more… private?”

    The blond man, after a long silence, had agreed. “My room is just up the block,” he said, jerking his head at the bar’s door.

     

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    In 1937, Steve Rogers joins the army, and by 1945, he’s back in Brooklyn, dishonorable discharge in hand and nothing to show for years in the Pacific.

    In 1947, a seventeen year old Bucky Barnes meets Steve Rogers in a Brooklyn gay bar, and Steve Rogers finally comes home.

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    10 Dec 2019

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    "It was still 1968, and you were going to fall asleep on the couch with the love of your whole damn life."

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    “That one,” Tony says gleefully. “I pick him.”

    “Him?” Bucky hisses. “Steve Rogers?”

    “Bet’s a bet,” Tony says smugly. “Make Steve Rogers the class president by the end of the year.”

    “Motherfucker,” Bucky curses. Then he takes a fortifying breath. He can do this. He’s Bucky Son of A Senator Barnes. He runs a hand through his hair, messing it up in the front just the way he knows men and women like it.

    “Fine,” he says. “Okay. By the end of the year. Easy.”

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    When Bucky Barnes--son of a state Senator, future president of his fraternity, and co-captain of his college’s soccer team--gets unceremoniously and very publicly dumped at a party, his entire reputation hangs on by the thinnest thread. Drunk and humiliated, he does the only thing that makes sense--he makes a bet with Tony Stark.

    Now Bucky has the length of the school year to take Steve Rogers--small, asthmatic, environmentally-conscious art nerd, political activist, and complete social disaster--and turn him into the student body president. How many misunderstandings, shenanigans, and college tropes will abound before Bucky realizes that Steve Rogers, well, he’s all that?

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    08 Dec 2019

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    Exactly what it says on the box. (Or: a film major has a bad day and unwinds by taking screenshots from her new digital copy of CATFA and writing a dumb essay about dumb gay superheroes.)

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    13 Jun 2019

  5. Rec 73

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    "Oh, well." Bucky shoves a spoonful of oatmeal into his mouth and makes Steve wait for more information. He swallows, and says, "It's about a man who tries to control the whole world by controlling the weather. Have you expanded your literary horizons at all?"

    "You know I hate expanding my horizons." Bucky bobs his head from side to side in exasperated agreement as he eats more oatmeal. Steve says, "Wouldn't the moral of that book have been not to control the weather? Sounds like this guy's the villain."

    "Nah." A bit of saliva-laden oatmeal escapes Bucky's bulging-full mouth and lands on the tablecloth. "I think it was ambiguous. Not everything has a moral."

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    15 May 2019

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