anyone who’s not draco malfoy don’t read this so you know when you’re waltzing around in your shiny green palace of evil and petting the peacocks on your way to tell your father about everything you’ve done recently ok i think everyone else stopped reading so anyway here’s what potter did this time
The ascension on his 21st birthday. In ‘Charls, the Veretion Cloth Merchant’ It starts off saying that it was mid-spring. Sping is from March 20th to June 20th, 99 days long. The 50th day being May 2nd. The ascension was 4 weeks off per Lamen making it May 30th, Laurents birthday (or so), and, making him a Gemini. Which, in my honest character assessment, and, being a Gemini myself, makes PERFECT sense.
Gemini’s being quick witted, open minded, comunicative, different personalities in one, (and you will never be sure which one you will face). Sociable, with a tendency to suddenly get serious at the drop of a dime, thoughtful, and restless.
Also, per Goodreads timeline, Damen is a Virgo. Also too making PERFECT, FLAWLESS sense. Both signs ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication. By being a Virgo that would make Damen good with his hands, analytical, kind, hardworking and practical. I know plenty Virgos who would rather lose everything before ever ending their relationships.
There was a maze of paths with fountains and benches. Flowers blossomed everywhere, and each hedge was perfectly trimmed. Past this obviously manicured piece of land was a short, open field and then a massive forest.
If you have not checked out Kinklock’s site, you should. She has the lists to end all lists and links to almost any persuasion. I have the utmost respect to the effort she put in cultivating this list. Hats off to her.
Johnlock fic rec
(Unconventional category system, aaaaand terrible descriptions provided by yours truly)
XOby MirithGriffin. John is brought onto an alien spaceship to be Sherlock’s mate. The aliens are jelly. Of their love, and literally, they are made out of jelly. You think this is crack and then it actually makes you feel things you haven’t felt in years, so go now my children, reeadd.
They Mostly Come Out at Night by tawabids. Aliens crossover. I can’t emphasize how good this fic is and how you do not need to love Alien/Aliens to get it (though of course I am an alien fangirl soooo maybe I lie). Sherlock is the little girl in Aliens except you know not a little girl, and John is Sigourney Weaver kind of.
ROT-13 by berlynn_wohl. Spaceman! John intrigues not-a-spaceman Sherlock, look it’s cute, just read
Software Malfunctionby tiger_in_the_flight_deck. But can a robot sherlock learn to love? yes. yes he can. If you read this, please go directly to the Fluff category immediately following the experience.
Made in Man’s Image series by thequeergiraffe. Sherlock being a strange android at an all robotic hospital. This also answers the above question, and yes, there are robot sex antics.
All The Best and Brightest Creaturesby wordstrings, Do I even need to tell people to read this, like it’s wordstrings, what else do you need to know? Love at first sight plus asexuality plus an extra sadistic moriarty PUSH ALL MY BUTTONS why don’t you.
Un Homme Dangereux by IShouldBeOverThis. Les Liaisons Dangereuses! (which Cruel Intentions is based on) wherein Sherlock writes letters to Mycroft like watch me bag this dude oh shit wait I’m in love. This crossover actually makes a lot of sense to me because holmescest slides in nicely but johnlock rules out
Collared by VelvetMace. Slavery and sex, but mostly dub con not so much full non con? (that isn’t comforting ashleigh)
Playing the gameby KeelieThompson1. Fave fave fave, dark vampire stuff, but in a very blase, no one is overly upset, kind of way - everyone’s like put his dick in a cage who even cares any more. (I’m going to give this the award for worst description).
Cross Wired by Pretty Arbitrary. I know this category is labeled dark, but this shit is extra dark like satan’s ass crack dark. John finds a journal of Sherlock’s that is, let’s say, not kittens and rainbows.
Dehumanize Meby deuxexmycroft. Sherlock makes John his prison bitch, aand yeaah.
Duvet (Green) by mazarin. Mind palace things! I love mind palace things.
This Thing All Things Devoursby cypress_tree. 80’s sci fi movie fic (you can already tell why I like it) humans are genetically engineered to stop aging at 25, when the numbers on their arm start counting down, and the only way to get more time is to earn/borrow/steal. John, obvi, is a gambler and Sherlock is basically immortal. Time to solve some TIME THIEVING.
Period Piece -ish
Bring Me Back To Life by yalublyutebya. meeting in a WWI psychiatric hospital my god this fic does things to me
echoes through time by chellefic. John reads fanfiction Watson’s journal about him and Holmes being lovey dovey and gets ideas!
The Man No One Likedby shouldbeover. Where Sherlock is John’s valet for a visit to a Downton Abbey style place and - quelle surprise - there is a murder to solve!!!!
Captive Heartsby Nana_41175. I say period piece, but this isn’t really set in real earth medieval times. Sherlock is a mask wearing, hawking prince (this should be enough to sell you on it) who semi-captures highlander!John. Etc. etc. etc. things get hot.
Tarts and Vicars aka Priest!lock (I’m so glad this is a category)
The Beast of Baskerville by Mildredandbobbin. Priest!Sherlock (I KNOW, normally it is priest John) and John meet up on their way to a village where there are mysterious wolf-related deaths and mayhaps Sherlock is rethinking that whole celibacy business.
Ad Melioraby lotherington. Priest!John getting all seduced
Stranger at the Gateby bendingsignpost. This is like if Sherlock was a vampire but a super cute baby vampire who hasn’t gotten his vamp sea legs just yet. Like he’s manipulative as shit and lies like crazy but this is the cutest he’s ever been to me. no plot explanation provided just read it
Playing the gameby KeelieThompson1. This is dark and vamp related so it comes up twice. Did I mention it was dark? Vamplock turns John into a vamp and then Johnvamp complains about it for a few centuries.
Night Shift by corpsereviver2. John is vamplock’s body guard :D
Preservationby Mildredandbobbin. PINING AHOY and let’s of sex while pining for each other, which I didn’t even think was possible, so kudos.
The Orchardby DancingGrimm. My fave Sherlock loses his v card story ever. I have a soft spot for Prostitute! John.
Safe Distance by merripestin. Really enthusiastic virgin!Sherlock with added bonus of sexuality crisis John!