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Whosoever's Is The Storm
A JeanMarco Pacific Rim AU!
By Organization for Transformative Works

Title: Whosoever’s Is The Storm

Rating: M, descriptions of graphic violence, major character injury, and emotional disturbance

Pairings: JeanMarco, Jean & Marco | background: YumiKuri, Springles, EreJean (Drift pairing make this complicated to tag lol)

Word Count: 57,000 (more or less) (across 4 chapters)

Alright lads! Here’s my entry for the JMGE, as requested by my secret santa, @yoitay, who wanted PacRim! Merry Christmas, friendo! I hope I delivered everything you wanted. This was a blast to write.

Fic Summary: Jean Kirschtein is a Jaeger pilot, just trying his damnedest not to meet a disappointing end. Maybe he had goals once. Maybe there was a part of him that the storm didn’t touch. Not anymore.

Having been kicked from the Mark II Jaeger, Atlas Rogue, on account of the fact no-one Drifts with Eren Jaeger and walks out unscathed, Jean finds himself relegated to the Anchorage Shatterdome, Alaska, the very edge of the world. There’s a new Mark IV about to be launched, and it needs a pilot. Technically - it needs two pilots. It’s a shame he has a chip on his shoulder the size of a Kaiju.

A JMGE PacRim AU for Yoitay, exploring the journey of a Jaeger pilot from the bottom of the barrel, to the cusp of hope, across every up and down in between.

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squishy hoodie boyfriends

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Frog and cranberries it must be fall.

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It’s that time again! I think I’ve been internally screaming about how great this episode was since I saw it :P

Poor Zalvetta, he’s just been so unlucky :’)

Lord of Misrule Perfumes

I’m not really sure how to describe this scent apart from confidently stating it is the most gorgeous smell from the whole LUSH creation. The liquid perfume does a beautiful job of staying true to the bath bomb, and I cannot get over how well it’s transformed. This perfume is stronger in its liquid form, but don’t let that put you off getting the solid as the scent is strong enough in both forms.

Pros: Beautiful colour. Has the most mesmerising scent which is very strong.
Cons: I can’t think of anything other than the perfume bottle being less than full, but that is not related to the actual product so therefore I won’t acknowledge it in my ratings.

Appearance: 5/5
Scent: 5/5
Hardiness: 4.5/5 (lasts for a couple of hours, very strong throw)

Overall Rating: 5/5

Chapter Names: Ch11

FDitH Ch11: Missing Graves and Mirrors

Alternate Title(s): Lily and James Potter, First Time Meeting You

This is it: the sad chapter. Oh man, writing this was devastating. 

I’m going to quote from the chapter, because writing this was… gosh. I don’t know if I can really talk about it at the moment. 

“But the graves are gone, and the mirror is missing, and Harry can still see his heart’s deepest and most desperate desire reflected back at him. Only… living… alive… in full colour and just… real.”

Essentially, Harry contemplates actually meeting Lily and James Potter. For the first time, there’s no mirror (when he first saw his parents) and there are no graves (when he first was in the same place as his parents). Writing this was, as I mentioned in the notes of this chapter, somewhat like this… 

“Harry was looking at his family, for the first time in his life.
The Potters smiled and waved at Harry and he stared hungrily back at them, his hands pressed flat against the glass as though he was hoping to fall right through it and reach them. He had a powerful kind of ache inside him, half joy, half terrible sadness.”

- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Chapter 12: The Mirror of Erised)

I have feelings now. Oh gosh, oh gosh. Bye. 

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Pages from the book Battlestar Galactica: The Photostory by Richard J Anobile published in 1979. I bought mine new at Space Age bookshop in Swanston street Melbourne after saving up some hard earned pocket money. ‘Photo novels’ (or 'Fotonovels’ as they were often spelled) were so exciting. In a pre-internet age to be able to relive every spaceship flyover and explosion in full colour had never been possible before, apart from actually seeing the film again!