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June 5th, 2008

unforgotten_country: The Unforgotten Country (Default)
Thursday, June 5th, 2008 09:53 am
1. "Think about it like this, if we don't go we won't die."

"Okay, I really don't think that's as inspiring as you want it to be."

2. The Third Kingdom had the unnerving honor of being the only one in which OutKingdomers were assimilated instead of killed. This meant that not only were they not you average medieval fantasy world, but that they tended to contaminate the kingdoms around them. You really couldn't uninvent the things OutKingdomers brought with them.

3. Dragons were as old as the bedrock, put in place when the world was first formed from the mists. Performing tasks understood only by the First Men and continuing on their slow methodical paths around the world.

4. Everyone knew Binders and Goldens ate magic, what they didn't know was why.

5. Hiding a unicorn on campus is a lot easy when said unicorn is invisible to mundanes. Sadly, the number of magically-inclined members of the student body was abnormally high.


These story prompts are released into the wild per Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License, so sayth their author Martha McMahon Bechtel.
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unforgotten_country: (Stargate)
Thursday, June 5th, 2008 03:28 pm
TITLE: Catching Clouds (or: Bureaucracy meets the Pegasus Galaxy)
FANDOM: Stargate Atlantis
LENGTH/RATING: 100 words, PG-13, Gen
SUMMARY: How do you catch a cloud and pin it down? - The Sound of Music. Written for [livejournal.com profile] sga_flashfic Animal, Mineral, Vegetable challenge.

'I hate multiple choice.' )
unforgotten_country: The Unforgotten Country (Default)
Thursday, June 5th, 2008 04:26 pm
He didn't actually turn the babies into goblins, true innocents were something the magic wouldn't touch. But he never kept them, unless the magic willed it so. Sometimes the Labyrinth was a better life, but not often.

Wicked step-sisters, on the other hand, were fair game. He watched the current questor stumbling valiantly around the maze. They were rarely every truly wicked, but the magic was strict about redemption.