Merucha
14 March 2012 @ 10:37 am
Title: Solitary Confinement (Chapter 4 of ?)
Author: Merucha
Characters: Criminal Minds/Torchwood
Rating: Some chapters definitely not safe for work. Disclaimer: Oh, please. If I owned them, would I let some of those idiots write the scripts? And if I were making any money off them, would I be where they could find me?
Summary: Aaron Hotchner's secrets and the real reason for the existence of the BAU team is revealed when a terrible serial killer strikes...
Author's Note: People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. Lois McMaster Bujold. Mirror Dance.
Author's Note: Fire and Ice, by Robert Frost


Part one is here; part two is here; Part three is here


My mother's favorite poem is Fire and Ice by Robert Frost. I once asked her why, of all the words of all the authors she had studied, all the great poets, playwrights and novelists, she loved that little nine-line stanza with no set meter or rhyme the most. It teaches you what to look for, she had said, and refused to say anything else, although she smiled as if keeping a secret. At the time I'd thought it had been just another symptom of her illness.

Now I understood what she meant. I understood her the moment I'd looked into Jack Harkness's icy blue eyes and seen my own death.

Read more... )
 
 
 
 
Merucha
22 February 2012 @ 12:16 am
Title: Solitary Confinement (Chapter 3 of ?)
Author: Merucha Characters: Criminal Minds/Torchwood
Rating: Some chapters definitely not safe for work. Disclaimer: Oh, please. If I owned them, would I let some of those idiots write the scripts? And if I were making any money off them, would I be where they could find me?
Summary: Aaron Hotchner's secrets and the real reason for the existence of the BAU team is revealed when a terrible serial killer strikes...
Author's Note: People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. Lois McMaster Bujold. Mirror Dance.
Author's Note: If you're not a Dr. Who fan, you need to look up
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daleks_in_Manhattan

Part one is here; part two is here

“You have a key to the back door of the American Museum of Natural History.”

The disbelief in Reid's voice make Hotch want to laugh out loud. Instead he gave his subordinate one of his best raised-eyebrow looks. “Have I managed to impress you?”

Reid grinned at him. “Ultimate geek cool.”

Read more... )
 
 
 
 
Merucha
22 January 2012 @ 12:09 am
Title: Solitary Confinement (2/?)
Author: Merucha
Crossover: Criminal Minds/Torchwood
Characters: Everyone's here, more or less
Rating: Some chapters definitely not safe for work.
Disclaimer: Oh, please. If I owned them, would I let some of those idiots write the scripts? And if I were making any money off them, would I be where they could find me?
Summary: Aaron Hotchner's secrets and the real reason for the existence of the BAU team is revealed when a terrible serial killer strikes...
Author's Note: People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. Lois McMaster Bujold. Mirror Dance.
Author's Note: So, yes, it's John Hart. Remember, this is AU. It will all be explained, I promise. Also, the quoted madrigals are as follows: Weelkes (1597), Pilkington (1613), Campion (1613), Bateson(1604)


Read more... )
 
 
 
 
Merucha
03 January 2012 @ 09:03 pm
Title: Solitary Confinement
Author: Merucha
Crossover: Criminal Minds/Torchwood
Characters: Everyone's here, more or less
Rating: Some chapters definitely not safe for work.
Disclaimer: Oh, please. If I owned them, would I let some of those idiots write the scripts? And if I were making any money off them, would I be where they could find me?
Summary: Aaron Hotchner's secrets and the real reason for the existence of the BAU team is revealed when a terrible serial killer strikes...
Author's Note: People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture. Lois McMaster Bujold. Mirror Dance.
Author's Note: This is AU several times over! I have decided to simply let it stand without trying to shoehorn it into canon for either series; the only thing I do know is that this takes place sometime in CM series six, and that the events at the end of Torchwood's series two didn't happen quite as expected. Also, this is not the Doctor Who crossover I posted about earlier. That's giving me headaches you wouldn't believe, and this muse came knocking at my door bringing chocolate and Hotch/Reid, so who could turn her away? Not me.


Read more... )
 
 
 
 
Merucha
14 July 2011 @ 08:09 pm
If you are wondering why it's been taking me so long to finish Angel of Death, this is why. I blame [personal profile] bethmccombs , with all the talk of Criminal Minds. She did this to me. It's her fault, I tell you!

Now that I know where I'm going with this, more or less, I can get back to business. But as soon as Angel is finished....

Becoming Human

Read more... )