My name is Fish. I like to play video games and draw superheroes and I am not very good at either of those things.
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Story Title: Ever Rise
Pairing(s): f!Hawke/Fenris, background Bethany/Anders and Aveline/Donnic
Warnings: Graphic violence, sex, blood (and the various associated vampire tropes, including biting and self-injury).
Author’s Notes: My unending thanks go to Jade for her beta, as always, and also to frikadeller for her amazing, amazing artwork for this story. The full author’s note can be found with the fic.
Summary: Vampire AU. In 1902 London, Fenris’s flight from his former master leads him straight to the city streets—and the night’s creatures who walk them. After a chance meeting with one who calls herself Hawke, Fenris’s escape is curtailed as he finds his fortunes entangled with her own, forcing them both to face old fears and old scars as he attempts to win his freedom at last—with or without Hawke’s help.
ACTUALLY APPARENTLY THE AUTHOR IS ON TUMBLR SO I’LL JUST REBLOG THEIR POST ABOUT IT.
To reiterate: I REALIZED HOW FEW VIEWS THIS FANFIC HAD AND SCREECHED ALOUD IN HORROR. IT IS SO GOOD YOU GUYS. SO GOOD. If you are even vaguely into DAII you should totally read this shit. If you aren’t even that into DAII but enjoy fanfiction about broody dudes in period costume and vampires, you should totally read this shit. LOOK, JUST, YOU KNOW. READ IT.
I think I have read every good superhusband fic that exists.
All of the shit I’ve been finding recently has been meh at best. (Oh, except for Extinction. That one was pretty good.) Of course, the fact I’m pretty burnt out on Civil War fix-its isn’t helping. Also, I’ve read a couple of Ultimate universe fics, and they are… just, just awful. Space wife asked me how one writes an Ultimates-specific superhusband fic, and my answer was “by making Steve a douche, apparently”, but this is not quite correct, because Tony is pretty terrible too. Blagh blagh blagh.
- I held off reading Phil Coulson’s Case Files of the Toasterverse for reasons that were unknown to me, but which were clearly, “so I can spend a random Monday pretending I’m a productive member of this company and not grinning my idiot head off at gay fanfiction.”
On that note, it’s kind of weird reading MCU!Avengers fanfiction that was written before the movie came out, but I’m not so picky I can’t ignore all the shit that’s been Jossed and enjoy them - except.
I don’t know why, when writing female!Tony Stark, more people don’t go for the obvious Iron Maiden switch when referring to her suit. I mean, depending on the inspiration, you’ve either got either a: a medieval torture device, or b: one of the most successful heavy metal bands in history.
Either way, it’s a pretty hardcore name.
Title: Some Things Shouldn’t Be a Chore
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark, Clint Barton/Phil Coulson
Characters: Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Thor, Natasha Romanov, Bruce Banner, Jarvis, Phil Coulson, Clint Barton, and a sentient toaster (yes you heard me)
Summary: Steve takes things like personal responsibility and respect seriously. Tony’s got people he pays to take care of that kind of thing, and anyway, he’s pretty sure that he’s going to die of some exotic disease in his workshop, because Dummy’s still a little spotty about what is ‘clean’ enough to put on an open wound. The rest of the Avengers are in this for personal gain, except for Clint, he just enjoys being a dick. And some things shouldn’t be a chore.
LET ME TELL YOU HOW GOOD THIS FIC IS:
I have recently started exercising again, so that is something else I do while reading fanfiction.
So I am reading this story, and enjoying it a lot - especially the Tony, and I am REALLY FUCKING PICKY about my Tony!voice (I should probably also warn you: FEELS) - basically just laughing my ass off, and then Coulson names the toaster Calcifer and I almost fell off the treadmill.
That’s how good this fanfic is.
It has the potential to cause you PHYSICAL HARM.
|Anonymous: Have you read storm_petrel's "The first eight don't count"? Because it is also fucking good. I spent a lot of time in The Losers fandom and now you're dragging me back in aggghhh I'm not even sorry tho.|
I HAVE, as a matter of fact! And I liked it. (It’s hurr, for anyone that wants to read it. MORE SHAPESHIFTING.)
Wait I’m sorry were you expecting me NOT to immediately jump into the Losers fandom with a dumbass grin on my face?
Who the fuck do you think you’re even dealing with?
Title: By daybreak we’ll be gone
Pairing(s): Cougar/Jensen, Jolene/Pooch
Characters: Franklin Clay, William Roque, Carlos “Cougar” Alvarez, Linwood “Pooch” Porteous, Jake Jensen
Summary: Once you go into the woods, you don’t come back out again; or, how Franklin Clay got himself a pack.
There is a LOT of werewolf AU fanfiction in the Loser’s tag on AO3. A LOT. I don’t get it, but I really liked this one. So I am reccing it to YOU.
ah hah ha ha hahahaha hah. I’ve been working on this thing for like a month, and I finally got around to putting it up on AO3. The final (smutty) chapter is still a work in progress, but the story is pretty much complete right now. Go! Read! Enjoy my weird Australian brain.
It is dedicated to tokidokifish, who is, as I say, completely 100% at fault.
I feel I should mention that Darcy and Sif’s derby names are AnnaTazeYa and Valkillrie, respectively. I consider it of utmost importance.
Aw shit son, ask and ye shall receive.
I haven’t read this one in a while? But I bookmarked it, which suggests good things. Also there’s a waterpark on the Enterprise, so there’s that.
One of TWO recs I have for a modern-day restaurant AU. What can I say? I LIKE AUS. YOU KNEW WHAT YOU WERE GETTING INTO, HERE. Also this one is pretty evenly spread over Kirk/McCoy, Spock/Uhura, and Sulu/Chekov, so it might not be your best bet if you’re just looking for some straight up Jones (if you’re jonesing for Jones? … I’ll go sit in my corner now).
And then just… basically every Kirk/McCoy blcwriter has ever produced. Here are some highlights (oh, and a LOT of these are going to involve absolutely filthy porn. You know. Just FYI there):
We Defy Augry (NC-17): ”He doesn’t know if Jim will forgive him— but he has to ask anyway.” (Also: the first nu!Trek fic I ever read. I wasn’t even really into the idea of nu!Trek fic until I read this and went “oh, well, yeah, I want so much more of this.”)
The Taste of All In It (NC-17): Modern-day restaurant AU #2. I vacillated on including this or not because, well… the art is… it’s not great. Just… yeah. I’d advise avoiding it.
Pushback (NC-17): All Jim wants is a little pushback - the opportunity not to be in charge for a while. Unfortunately, being a genius does not make you good at communication.
I weather it out with you (PG-13): Jocelyn Darnell meets a gorgeous blond stranger while waiting to meet her ex-husband in a bar. (Since my favorite emotion is schadenfreude, this is one of my favorites.)
And then in the “Kirk is In Love, Bones is Oblivious” Category:
The Cure for Space Madness (NC-17): Kirk initiates a ship-wide round of Hot or Not, because sanity is overrated.
Presbyopia (PG-13): Kirk needs glasses, but there’s more than one kind of presbyopia.
It’s Been Known to Happen (NC-17): In which Kirk is a slut, and so is Bones, but only one part of that is actually true.
Uh, and. I… think that’ll do ya for now, probably.
Also there was an AU with Kirk and Bones growing up together and stumbling into a relationship that I used to love (Bones was a theater brat and James T. Kirk will pitch a no-hitter just to see his best friend in Cabaret), but can no longer find. I will offer SEXUAL FAVORS* to anyone that can locate THAT shit for me.
* That’s a lie. But I will be very grateful.
Title: The Billionaire Hooker’s Deceived Artist
Author: tsukinofaerii (again!)
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark
Characters: Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Pepper Potts, James Rhodes
Summary: During Tony’s senior year at MIT, his partying habit finally hit the edge of his parents’ patience. When Howard and Maria cut him off from his usual sources of money, he decides to turn to less conventional ones.
This fic might as well be titled Tony. Tony, no. Tony, no. IN OTHER WORDS TONY CONTINUES TO MAKE QUESTIONABLE CHOICES, NO ONE IS SURPRISED. This one gets a special mention because initially tiny!Steve. Also, this is possibly the most explicit thing I’ve rec’d, so don’t, say, read it on your phone in the middle of work oh wait.
MORE at-work fic rec? YOU BET.
Title: The Man with the Clockwork Heart
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark
Characters: Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Pepper Potts, Justin Hammer, Nick Fury
Summary: His village destroyed by the northern Empire, Steve Rogers is sold as a slave to Lord Tony Stark, a man with no heart but a ticking clockwork machine inside his chest. He’s been told that Lord Stark takes pleasure slaves, and bitter, grieving, and terrified, he expects nothing more of a northerner. But months pass, and Stark does nothing. In a rapidly unfolding chaos of scheming politics and a clockwork world, Steve begins to wonder what sort of man Stark is— and whether he’d mind being a pleasure slave at all.
DID SOMEONE SAY STEAMPUNK? YES, GOOD.
While supplies last!
Title: Engaging the Enemy
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark
Characters: Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Luke Cage, Storm, The Hulk, Giant Girl, Spider-Man, Edwin Jarvis, Pepper Potts, James Rhodes, Nick Fury
Summary: Iron Man is one of the more persistent villains that the Ultimates face, with a special fondness for one Captain America. As Steve starts to find out more and more about him, the lines between hero and villain begin to blur. Sometimes, you don’t have to be on the right side of the law to be in the right.
Wanting to reread this is what got me on this fanfiction jag in the first place. And I thought while I was here, I might as well rec one of my favorite fics, since it has a vaguely similar premise handled very differently:
Title: Secrets of a Successful Marriage
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark
Characters: Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, Pepper Potts, James Rhodes, and just a dash of Ms. Marvel
Summary: Tony Stark lives a double life; he’s secretly the supervillain known as Iron Man. But his loving husband Steve has a few secrets of his own, as Tony is about to discover.
I feel like I’ve rec’d this before? Because it is ONE OF MY FAVORITES. Of special mention is Pepper as Iron Man’s supervillain sidekick, Rampage. She likes guns.
… so I’ve decided to read ALL THE FANFICTION and then rec it to YOU. First up:
Title: slipping through the years
Pairing(s): Steve Rogers/Tony Stark, with mentions of Peggy/Steve and Tony/Pepper, and Tony/his usual shenanigan
Characters: Steve Rogers, Peggy Carter, Howard Stark, Tony Stark, JARVIS, Pepper Potts, Nick Fury, Natasha Romanov
Summary: The plane crash and subsequent ice might have killed him, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t still around, haunting those he cares about. And since the only person who can see him is Tony Stark, death sure isn’t going to be boring.
Hey look I’ve gotten over that death thing to the point I can read about GHOSTS. Awesome! And it’s especially awesome because I REALLY LIKED THIS FIC. :D (The ending is probably pretty obvious, just from knowing the premise, but the payoff is still great.)
Title: Off the Record (Part 7)
Pairing: Tony Stark/Loki
Characters: Tony Stark, Loki, others
Summary: It started with a message, a late-night visit, and a God of Mischief in Tony’s bed. A story of trust, trickery, unwilling aid and inevitable attraction.
Notes: New to the story? Part 1 is back here. Horrendous delay is horrendous, guys; I am so sorry. I hope the update makes up for it a little!
SWEET JESUS. ::incoherent noises::