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13 April 2016 @ 01:48 pm
Would anyone be interested in a small DA fest hosted on AO3? A prompt and claim fest would be cool, but I am partial to exchanges. Thoughts?
 
 
27 February 2016 @ 05:42 pm
The Owl & the Son-of-a-Squib (1175 words) by Redrikki
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Downton Abbey
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Mary Crawley/Matthew Crawley
Characters: Matthew Crawley, Isobel Crawley, Mary Crawley, Elsie Hughes, Joseph Molesley
Additional Tags: Alternate Universe - Hogwarts, Culture Shock, Squibs, Meet-Cute
Series: Part 3 of Houses Alike in Dignity
Summary:

Matthew and Isobel Crawley were quite shocked when an owl swooped down and dropped an envelope on their breakfast table.

 
 

Title: I appreciate your appreciation
Author: shallowness
Rating: PG
Pairing: Daisy/Andy (Mrs Patmore/Mr Mason implied)
Summary: Daisy makes Andy take the last steps more quickly than he expected.

Author's Note: Spoilers for the last Christmas special. My take on these two with added fluff. With big thanks to kingtouchy for beta reading; all errors are mine. 1,185 words.


I appreciate your appreciation: shallowness

 
 
08 January 2016 @ 09:10 am
Title: The House Elf and the Lioness
Author: Redrikki
Fandom: Downton Abbey/ Hogwarts AU
Characters: Sybil Crawley/Tom Branson, Mary Crawley
Rating: PG
Notes: Sequel to Snakes & Lions

"Honestly Sybil, he's practically a house elf," Mary exclaimed when she caught them kissing in the stacks.
 
 




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25 December 2015 @ 11:12 pm




Happy Downton Day! Here's the episode discussion/reaction post for the 2015 Christmas Special! What did you think of the final ever episode? :')

Please note that there will be spoilers in the comments for those who haven't seen the episode as it airs in the UK!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!
 
 
12 December 2015 @ 03:36 pm
Two brilliant clips in which a secret is revealed about the cast which no-one knew before...



 
 
Take a look at the first trailer for the final episode!


And there are 100+ episode stills here!

What are you most looking forward to / do you have any thoughts on what might happen this episode?

Please note the comments in the post will contain potential spoilers!
 
 
21 November 2015 @ 09:42 pm
Trust and Providence Cover

Title: Trust and Providence
Author: Rachel Smith Cobleigh
Fandom: Downton Abbey
Rating: M
Pairing: Mary/Matthew, Sybil/Tom (STEAMM)
Genre: Romance, Hurt/Comfort, Drama
Length: 422,200+ words
Chapters: 39/46
Status: In progress

Story Summary: What if Mary had trusted Matthew with her secret and immediately accepted his first proposal? An alternate universe starting from episode 1x06, tightly interwoven with canon. Major Sybil/Tom, and some Edith/Anthony, Anna/Bates, Cora/Robert, and Carson/Hughes. Includes depictions of intimacy, discussions of faith and philosophy, strong language, disturbing wartime imagery, racial slurs, and character death (but Mary/Matthew and Sybil/Tom end happily!)

New Chapter Summary: Amidst various conflicts, the Crawley family goes to Duneagle to celebrate Christmas. Rose learns a valuable lesson, Matthew makes an important business decision, and Tom and Sybil finally get married!

Start at the beginning

Read the latest chapter

 
 
14 November 2015 @ 03:16 am

Title: The oldest, yet the latest thing
Author: sagestreet

Pairing: (eventual) Thomas Barrow/Jimmy Kent; (past) Thomas Barrow/Edward Courtenay

Rating: NC-17 (overall)

Spoilers: set post Christmas Special 2012

Warnings: explicit sexual situations; references to the Great War; period-specific homophobia, misogyny and outdated concepts of gender roles (all of which the author explicitly doesn’t subscribe to); probably some strong language thrown in for good measure


Summary: Jimmy has a secret. Thomas is lonely. A sudden rain shower and an umbrella might change both those things

Read part 4: here on AO3!

Previous parts: here.

(Since I'm currently having trouble posting to livejournal, I've decided to link to AO3 only. The story is the same, however.)