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  1. Public Bookmark 39

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    Right, so I'm finally doing this.

    I wrote this ages ago, and I've had several requests to publish it on a more accessible and reliable platform than Livejournal, so here it is! The first part, anyway! More to come!

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    21 Jul 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    This might be the iddiest most problematique thing ever but ahhhhhhhhhhhhh it's also weirdly sweet and What. A. Universe.

    ETA: index page on DW https://maculategiraffe.dreamwidth.org/103311.html for the parts that follow on and that reveal this to be a whole lot more than an idfic but rather whoops a story of moral growth, with an ending happy in a way that undercuts the premises you think the world is built on if you only read this. I wish to the deities of fandom that the author may find themselves able to post it all here.

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    Nate looked exactly like Brad always pictured him: exhausted in the full life-in-a-combat-zone sense of the word.

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    21 Jul 2021

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    well i mean

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    The Halo Effect is the tendency for a positive impression in one area to produce a more generous or optimistic interpretation of ambiguous information in other areas.

    When Thomas rescues Lady Mary from the nefarious attentions of Turkish houseguest Kemal Pamuk, his employers and coworkers begin to see him differently...and Things Get Better.

    A Season One AU diverging from canon in Episode 3, The One Where The Turkish Gentleman Dies in Mary's Bed.

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    20 Jul 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    tbr?

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    On the night of September 18, 1920, two men left Downton Abbey and the county of Grantham under the cover of darkness.

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    20 Jul 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    tbh?

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    "If I were to speculate, I would suspect that it is not only the body which is subject to decay. Whatever transpires beyond the point you crossed, it likely necessitates a kind of spiritual apoptosis—the parts of you equipped for this world wither or die off to prepare you fully for the next. Your friends restored your body—that’s the easy part. The regrowth of pieces which were in the process of accepting their own obliteration—that will take time. Or so I should think.”

    “Oh,” Quentin said. “But you think—you think they can grow back?”

    (Or: in which Julia has an idea, Quentin attempts to recuperate, and the path back to the self is rarely so linear as we would prefer.)

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    20 Jul 2021

    Bookmarker's Notes

    tbr?