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In Flight

In Flight by Mara Summary: Jean finds that train rides are good places to think deep thoughts. CONTINUITY: X2 didn’t happen, okay? NOTES: This is based on a Challenge in a Can from http://www.dymphna.net/challenge/: Jean/bittersweet/jewelry. Tremendous thanks are due to Domenika, Naomi K., and Victoria P., all of whom provided assistance on New York commuter […]

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Yamim Nora’im (Days of Awe)

Yamim Nora’im (Days of Awe) by Mara Summary: The Rosh Hashana sermon of Rabbi Jacob Bloom of Congregation Beth Tikva. Story Notes: At the end, you will find a glossary of any terms related to Judaism not already translated in the text. Also, I should note that The Rabbinical Assembly’s statement is almost a direct […]

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From Our Dissension

From Our Dissension by Mara Summary: Often both sides of an argument seem clear-cut to the participants. CONTINUITY/SPOILERS: X3 spoilers ahoy! Be aware, however, that in my version of X3, the Phoenix storyline *didn’t* happen. NOTES: This story is MsCongeniality’s fault, for giving me the idea while we were discussing the multitude of scenes missing […]

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Flirting With Objects

Flirting With Objects by Mara Summary: When Scott loses a bet to Jean, she comes up with a…unique way for him to pay up. Author’s Chapter Notes: The title is from an essay by Jean Baudrillard. Heh. Thanks to Medie, Cassie, Trollprincess, KayJay, Yahtzee, Blue_braces, Tasha, my mother, and most especially Mo for answering my […]

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Point of Departure

Point of Departure by Mara Summary: “An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.” Author’s Chapter Notes: This story is for Tommygirl (storydivagirl) for the 2006 XMM Ficathon. Thanks to Lilacsigil for research assistance. And my undying gratitude goes to Seema and Blue Braces for their […]

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X-Men Comic Drabbles

X-Men Comic Drabbles by Mara Summary: A series of unconnected drabbles. Mood, setting, and pairings will vary.

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Ami, Pas Amoureux (Friend, Not Lover)

Ami, Pas Amoureux (Friend, Not Lover) by Mara Summary: Northstar and Iceman chat post-Uncanny 415 NOTES: I don’t generally write “between the lines” fics, but this issue so desperately called for it, I found myself sitting in bed fiercely scribbling away while my husband waited impatiently to turn out the light. There isn’t any sexual […]

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A Cat’s Work Is Never Done

A Cat’s Work Is Never Done by Mara Summary: A day in the life of Ultimate Professor Xavier’s cat. NOTES: This is a response to the Ultimate X website (http://ultimate.comixtreme.com/home.html) Fan Fic Challenge: “A Day in the Life of Ultimate Cat.” More challenges, please, this was *fun*!

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Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Engery by Mara Summary: What happens when the laws of physics meet the Marvel Universe? NOTES: This story began when Avi looked at a picture of Bobby Drake. After a short discussion of physics, we hashed out this plot (such as it is). Thanks to Askani’daughter for the beta and giving me my […]

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An Impossibility (The Red Queen Remix)

An Impossibility (The Red Queen Remix) by Mara Summary: “She has a lot to think about, and her mind won’t stop spinning.” NOTES: This was written for the “We Invented the Remix…Redux” challenge, in which I remixed bounce’s “An Impossibility”, which can be found on her site at her site. As with bounce’s original, this […]

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