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Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 03:28 pm
Lockdown by [archiveofourown.org profile] yuma_writes (NCIS)
Gen; team; casefile/action/h/c/big bang; teen; 27982 words
Summary: It's SOP (Standard Operating Procedure), except there was nothing standard about being shot, trapped and possibly hunted down within NCIS. Being locked in also means you can't get out.
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Thursday, May 9th, 2013 10:26 pm
An NCIS story set after season three, with absolutely spot on voices:
Ten Nonlinear Moves (ffn link) by [fanfiction.net profile] Sequitur
Tony & team; Gen; drama/humor; PG; 3336 words
Tony doesn't become team leader overnight. First, they have all have to watch movies, develop new neuroses, and make flowcharts.
author's note: Written to fill the gap between Season Three and Season Four, as sort of a coming-of-age story for Tony, who's picking up all the pieces in Gibbs's absence.
“It’s like that movie,” Ziva says proudly.
“Which movie?”
She deflates. “We didn’t actually - - we were just sure you’d know one.”
“No,” Tony says. “Nothing that is happening right now reminds me of anything that has ever happened in a movie. Movies make sense. Well, not David Lynch movies, but most movies.”
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Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 08:51 pm
NCIS fic rec:
Gravity Can't Forget by [archiveofourown.org profile] anr
Ziva/Tony; stakeout fic; rated M; 2151 words
Summary: Adrenaline and exhaustion.

more NCIS:
[livejournal.com profile] cybermathwitch wrote a post-Berlin story I liked a lot: Ani L'Dodi, V'Dodi Li
(major spoilers for last week's ep, don't read if you haven't watched it.)
Tony, Ziva; post-ep; rated teen; 3662 words

And for something different, here's a fanart Dr Who fans should get a kick out of. second Doctor in Prague by [deviantart.com profile] Malcolmorr (diorama)
I especially like the lighting in the photo. (I had to learn that photographing dioramas is harder than making the damn things in the first place.)
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Friday, July 1st, 2011 12:22 am
Highly Classified and Very Hush Hush by [archiveofourown.org profile] rageprufrock (NCIS/SGA)
Summary: Gibbs sometimes wonders what he did to deserve these morons, but then he looks through the one-way window at three naked and extremely uncomfortable-looking Marines and figures it could be worse. (gen; 1704 words)
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Monday, June 18th, 2007 01:37 am
Over the weekend I finished the covers for the two books I illustrated earlier this year... finally, two things I can cross off my to-do list. There was actual hopping-through-the-room after I was done. Also, bouncing up and down. I can't post the scans yet which sucks because I'm insanely happy with the artwork and want to share it with the world. Ah well.
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Original fiction rec: [livejournal.com profile] plaidder is serializing one of her original novels in her lj: 'Better To Burn' is the prequel to her 'Women On Fire' fantasy series. All four novels, set in the world of Ideire, are excellent. I don't read much original fiction these days, but her stories gripped me immediately, I was pretty much unable to put them down.

Background information & Chapter One: Rules
Chapter Two: Trapped
Chapter Three: Gifts, pt.I, pt.II
Plaidder plans to post the story in weekly installments; you must be over 18 and sign up to get added to her reading filter (the first three chapters are unlocked)
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drabble rec (BtVS): Changed by [livejournal.com profile] spuffyduds
G-rated; Joyce, pre-season 5.
Just hundred words, but they pack quite a punch.
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fic rec (NCIS): This Never Happens in the J. Edgar Hoover Building by [livejournal.com profile] kageygirl
Crack. With great character voices.
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Friday, January 19th, 2007 02:38 pm
Still haven't decided if that NCIS thing of mine is just a fling or turning into a more permanent fannish obsession. No matter what... I don't know if it's by sheer luck of the draw or it's because the show has been on the air for a few years, but I'm having a *much* easier time finding good fic than in Bones fandom. The good stuff practically jumps at you, Sturgeon's Law notwithstanding.

(Seekrit message to all the 'Bones' fans on my flist: NCIS is nothing like JAG (from which it spun off) and bears, in fact, a lot of resemblance to 'Bones': An interesting ensemble with quirky characters operating in a procedural setting. Come on over and jump in, the water's lovely. :) )

on to the recs )

coming soon: 'Bones' fic recs