f. scott fitzgerald quotes

The Beginning and End of Everything | Chapter 1: Be My Time Bomb Lover Tonight | Lynzee005 | Twin Peaks | Archive of Our Own
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Years later, with more time and history between them than they knew what to do with, Dale Cooper and Audrey Horne find themselves at a crossroad…

Rated: M

Part of my existing Tumblr ficlet challenge, except this story blossomed into something much larger than a ficlet, so I ran with it, with @muldertorture’s blessing (they were her prompts). 

Will be five chapters total once it’s finished.

Story title borrowed from an F. Scott Fitzgerald quote, from a letter to his friend Isabelle about Zelda: “I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” 

Chapter title borrowed from the Benjamin Francis Leftwich song “Tilikum

F. Scott Fitzgerald for the Signs
  • Aries: "The fire blazing in her dark and injured heart seemed to glow around her like a flame."
  • Taurus: "We’ll survive, you and I."
  • Gemini: "There were girls who would tear you apart with their lips."
  • Cancer: "Two souls are sometimes created together and in love before they’re born."
  • Leo: "I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything."
  • Virgo: "Whatever I am, you did it."
  • Libra: "Beauty means the scent of roses and then the death of roses."
  • Scorpio: "The sadness of the past is with me always."
  • Sagittarius: "I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat."
  • Capricorn: "All life is just a progression toward and then a recession from one phrase— I love you."
  • Aquarius: "I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world."
  • Pisces: "She looks at him once more, with infinite longing, infinite sadness."