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11 December 2009 @ 01:58 am
fic, Lost: Devil's Arcade (Desmond/Sayid, Jack/Sawyer, Boone/Charlie), NC17, 32800+ words  
This = my fic for scifibigbang. [And I'm sort of using it also for another table. *cough*]

Title: Devil's Arcade
Art: totally awesome art by divka
Pairings: Desmond/Sayid (main), Jack/Sawyer, Boone/Charlie (both sort non-explicit but there); most canon (male) characters appear. Sawyer/Kate and Desmond/Penny are sort of referred to, but they're both backstory.
Word Count: 32800
Rating: NC-17
Warnings: The rating is not only for a sex scene, but I went for it mostly because since it's a war fic it gets very violent, there's some gore, a full battle description, probably touchy/triggering subjects and everything that goes with the setting. (Though it's not a death fic.)
Summary: WWII AU; Desmond and Sayid (plus Charlie and Sawyer) are British soldiers at El Alamein. This follows them and others (Jack, plus Boone) in their unit from 1942 until 1945 (and sort of later, too).
A/N: first of all, endless thanks to elliotsmelliot who did an awesome beta-ing job for this in a very short time and whose help was just priceless beyond any possible description. Thank you so much again for it. And to divka who did the awesome art and who had to stand my complete and utter failure-ness with PMs. Also, this is the result of brainstorming over one fic idea for a year and a half. I just hope it did end up being a good effort. ;) Also, title stolen from Springsteen. Yes, I know you were all totally NOT expecting it.

Prologues [England, Iraq]; Part I [El Alamein - first]; Part II [El Alamein - second]; Interlude I [Tunisia]; Part III [Italy - Sicily]; Interlude II [Italy]; Part IV [Italy - Cassino]; Part V [Italy - Rome]; Part VI [Italy - Rome and Reggio Emilia]; Epilogues [Paris and New York]; Notes and references and research post; art by divka
feeling: accomplishedaccomplished
elliotsmelliot: Sayidelliotsmelliot on December 11th, 2009 03:17 am (UTC)
I have to go back and read this properly as soon as I can. Congratulations on finishing it. I love the artwork and title. Squee!
the female ghost of tom joad: approvedjanie_tangerine on December 11th, 2009 03:52 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! And the artwork is awesome, I just love it. And ha, I kind of had the title since the beginning which is news for me, but much glad to know it works. Thanks again for everything!! ;)
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the female ghost of tom joad: lost des/sayid ♥janie_tangerine on December 11th, 2009 03:53 pm (UTC)
Oh, I totally get you. I haven't been reading a line of long stuff in weeks because I needed to finish this and the exchange stuff, lol. I hope it's a good reward and thank you! :D
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the female ghost of tom joad: LOL DEAN/DAMON FTWWWWjanie_tangerine on December 11th, 2009 03:54 pm (UTC)
Aw, thanks! I hope you like it. :D
siluria: Lost_Boonesiluria on December 11th, 2009 11:54 pm (UTC)
*bookmarks* I'm looking forward to this one :)
the female ghost of tom joad: ILUjanie_tangerine on December 12th, 2009 03:43 pm (UTC)
I hope you do like it! :D
missy_uselessmissy_useless on December 23rd, 2009 10:55 pm (UTC)
Just wanted to let you know that this is on my to-read list. I don't know when I will have enough time, but I will definitely read it (hopefully sooner rather than later). :)
the female ghost of tom joad: ILUjanie_tangerine on December 23rd, 2009 11:25 pm (UTC)
Then I'll be waiting for you! ;) Thank you! <3