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Ordinary World
In which Manhattan hesitates, Laurie goes to Jupiter, and Dan is left behind in a post-apocalyptic NYC to save Rorschach from himself.

Hey, Jupiter
Mutually Assured Destruction.
Survivors
Fallout

Interlude
beautiful and strong by twotiming

A Failure to Communicate
Détente
Epilogue

And the sprawling road trip sequel...

Exiles
In which Rorschach and Dan go on the road in search of Walter's long-lost father.

Nostalgia
The dream of the other
A Soldier's Things
Comme je suis libre
Showing Me Home

And the even-more-sprawling sequel to that...

Empire
“Did you really think that, after everything we’ve done, you’d get to have a happy ending?”

Our man in Mexico
Stains
Midnight
vulgar kings on their dirty thrones
Children of Manhattan
Epilogue


Fortunate Son
Five times Adrian Veidt showed mercy, and one time he didn't.

Clockwork Gentlemen: Whitechapel
Mainly concerning the Exploits of our noted Gentlemen Adventurers as they encounter Wondrous Mechanical Men, defeat a Vicious and Dastardly Criminal, and retrieve an Errant Top Hat from a Most Pernicious and Beguiling Lady of the Night.

I
II
III
IV


Fic for other fandoms

Django Unchained
when we lay down our weary guns
Each one holds the key to the others' liberation.

The Thick Of It
Secure Beneath the Watchful Eyes
Three years after a coup by a faction within the Government, Britain is under the thumb of the brutal Regime. When a prominent advisor to the dictatorship defects with the location of a missing political prisoner, the Opposition—now the Resistance—finds itself in possession of a few unlikely allies and hurtling towards a war that could tear the country apart.

?!
Red, White, Green, Black
We have always been at war with someone.

Comments

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roachpatrol
Oct. 10th, 2008 05:07 am (UTC)
This was such a good story. I am totally adding it to my stash!

You know, we should all probably post more to the Watchmen communities around here.
roachpatrol
Oct. 10th, 2008 05:11 am (UTC)
Also have I mentioned that your Bio totally gives me chills? I have a terrible weakness for poetry like that.
i_am_your_spy
Oct. 12th, 2008 12:49 am (UTC)
Yeah. I don't know why I'm shy about posting to the Watchmen comms. I think because one is slash-unfriendly and the other two don't have much up yet.

Also have I mentioned that your Bio totally gives me chills? I have a terrible weakness for poetry like that.

It's one of my favourites. I sent the author a Christmas card awhile back when he was hiding out in a church because I'm dorky like that.
numb3r_5ev3n
Oct. 20th, 2008 11:28 pm (UTC)
Thank you for archiving this...it really is the best Watchmen fic I've seen to date; and that's saying something because we seem to have a lot of great writers in this fandom.
i_am_your_spy
Oct. 21st, 2008 01:53 am (UTC)
Aww, thanks. And we do, my God. The movie will probably end that but right now there's a disproportionate amount of awesome.
ook
Nov. 20th, 2008 02:41 am (UTC)
Here via a rec from rexlucus (btw, check out her latest fan art post).

I really enjoyed your two stories. I haven't read any other fics in the Watchmen fandom, but I have a feeling that I've probably hit the high point right here. Excellent work! I hope you might write more some time. :)
ook
Nov. 20th, 2008 02:42 am (UTC)
I meant to type rexluscus.
i_am_your_spy
Nov. 21st, 2008 12:35 am (UTC)
Jeesus. She's got to get on /pco/ if she isn't already.

There are a disproportionate amount of awesome fics in Watchmen fandom. I mostly don't write fanfic but the sheer amount of cool shit spurred me to contribute.

(And there is one more part of this to come, if I ever get it finished.)
ook
Nov. 21st, 2008 12:56 am (UTC)
What is /pco/ if you don't mind me asking? BTW, if you have any other fics (or art) to rec, you should point Rex in the right direction...she really has been searching for Watchmen fic for the past decade!

And yes, Rex kicks butt in both the art AND fic-writing departments. Added bonus, she is not adverse to drawing adult-themed artwork. :)
i_am_your_spy
Nov. 21st, 2008 01:23 am (UTC)
Well, some time ago, I posted a rather silly secret to fandom_secrets, and lo and behold! A lovely person sent me to the Watchmen thread on /pco/ (which is a 4chan spin-off or something). It was then the second-such thread; it's now up to 12 or so. People like their Watchmen porn.

This is the current one:
http://plus4chan.org/boards/pco/res/22463.html

They disappear after awhile, but some nice person is creating zip files of all of the stories and art, and he or she posts it every five threads.

And there's the kink meme, of course:
http://spam-monster.livejournal.com/813.html
ook
Nov. 21st, 2008 01:42 am (UTC)
LOL! I haven't been to an image board in a long time -- I miss the craziness.

Thanks for the link to the Watchmen posts...they look like loads of silliness and fun! It's always nice to find some fellow fans to hang out with. I'll be sure to pass those links along to Rex. :)
ook
Nov. 21st, 2008 03:15 am (UTC)
Oh my! And I see links to various paintchats on /pco/! I just might have to join in on Watchmen paintchat/doodle capers!

It's going to be so much fun to see the Watchmen fandom explode when the film comes out in the spring. :)
numb3r_5ev3n
Dec. 12th, 2008 08:34 am (UTC)
I saw the last chapter of your fic on /pco/, and I just wanted to say that I think it's awesome, and it's still the best Watchmen fic out there. I really love where this ended up. <3
zansa_san
Jan. 9th, 2009 03:23 am (UTC)
My love for your fics has sort of inspired me. Might I perhaps be allowed to borrow your universe for a teensy endeavour that might or might not ever see the light of day?
i_am_your_spy
Jan. 9th, 2009 11:13 am (UTC)
By all means! I'll be looking forward to it.
naroclie
Feb. 18th, 2009 05:32 am (UTC)
I don't think I can explain to you how I feel about this fic. It's so well thought out and so captivating. The characters are all believable. I feel like it could have been canon. Thank you for this!!
i_am_your_spy
Feb. 18th, 2009 11:50 am (UTC)
Thank you for reading!
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i_am_your_spy
Feb. 24th, 2009 11:42 am (UTC)
Thank you! Honestly, it only takes a desire to procrastinate.
tehgreenfaerie
Mar. 3rd, 2009 08:43 pm (UTC)
Your writing is absolutely brilliant. You have such great skill and the characters are incredibly believable. Me love<3
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 3rd, 2009 10:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
elendar
Mar. 7th, 2009 09:53 pm (UTC)
I am still lost for words and I will come back to leave a comment when I have read them all.

I just want to ask one question; what's the translation of the Gilles Deleuze's quote in The Dream of the Other? My french is very rusty ^^
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 7th, 2009 10:00 pm (UTC)
I just want to ask one question; what's the translation of the Gilles Deleuze's quote in The Dream of the Other? My french is very rusty ^^

"If you are in the dream of the other, you are fucked."

Pretentious Spy is pretentious.
elendar
Mar. 7th, 2009 10:02 pm (UTC)
Quotes are good, spy. You can use them all you like as you write so good XD
dorcas_gustine
Mar. 10th, 2009 02:07 pm (UTC)
Loved these, thank you! :D
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 10th, 2009 08:59 pm (UTC)
I'm glad! Thanks.
foxypope
Mar. 21st, 2009 03:22 am (UTC)
It's hard to form into words how much I loved ALL of these fics, but obviously I'm going to attempt it anyway.

Ordinary World, Exiles and Empire--all brilliant. They pretty much convinced me of this pairing. You write wonderfully and you write these characters wonderfully, not to mention it was incredibly sexy, sweet and heart-wrenching in all the right moments. You have a phenomenal understanding of the characters and the world they live in, which is what sort of cemented the couple in my mind. They all pretty much inspired me to write my own fics for Watchmen, so thank you for that.

I also truly loved Fortunate Son as well. I was captivated by Adrian's character in the graphic novel, and you wrote him brilliantly. Loved it.

Lastly, holy crap, Clockwork Gentlemen is FUCKING AMAZING. If League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Watchmen had a baby, you would be its wet-nurse and its god parent. So incredibly epic, and I love how Rorschach and Daniel are still in character even when they're put in a different universe, and the whole thing was just epic as fuck. I really hope that you write more of this and include other Watchmen characters as well.

So yeah, you're pretty much amazing and my favorite Watchmen fanfic writer thus far. Thank you for being so awesome.
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 21st, 2009 03:25 am (UTC)
Thank you! And I can't wait to see what you write.

(And yes, I plan to continue Clockwork Gentlemen. Probably not for awhile, though, since weirdly, it took longer to write than the other ones.)
foxypope
Mar. 21st, 2009 04:04 am (UTC)
I have two one-shots posted to owlblot and ff.net as it is, but I'm also working on something post-graphic novel, which I must sheepishly admit only came to mind partially because of what you wrote. There are differences, but I'm sure borrowed elements from your fics worked their way in there, which I sincerely hope you don't mind since if I want to avoid stepping on anyone's toes, it would be yours, purely out of respect. :]

Anyway, here's just those two one-shots. Not slashy since the stories just didn't call for it, but hints are there nonetheless.

And yay more Clockwork Gentlemen. I will patiently await the next installments. :DD
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 21st, 2009 04:37 am (UTC)
Ooh, I like your stuff.

There are differences, but I'm sure borrowed elements from your fics worked their way in there, which I sincerely hope you don't mind since if I want to avoid stepping on anyone's toes, it would be yours, purely out of respect. :]

Haha, no worries. I am not remotely proprietary, given that I'm borrowing Alan Moore's (and a bunch of other people's) stuff. I actually wrote the first scene mostly hoping that people would want to play in this little universe.
foxypope
Mar. 21st, 2009 04:51 am (UTC)
I figured that, but it's always best to make sure.

And thank you for reading my stuff! :]
mostepotente
Mar. 23rd, 2009 02:04 am (UTC)
I friended you, because your fics are so awesome I've been reading them over and over again whenever I need a little pick me up.

If that's not cool, tell me?
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 23rd, 2009 09:00 pm (UTC)
That is totally cool, and I friended you back.
eppic
Mar. 23rd, 2009 03:30 am (UTC)
I have been recced to this fic by several people within days of joining this fandom, and I am friending you just to make sure I don't lose track of you and your fics. Just wanted to let you know, because I know random requests always baffle me, and I
i_am_your_spy
Mar. 23rd, 2009 09:00 pm (UTC)
Heh. Friended back.
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i_am_your_spy
Mar. 24th, 2009 12:14 am (UTC)
Thanks! And haha, yeah, they are so married. I thought that in the comic before I shipped them romantically—I have a soft spot for bickering old friends.
spidey
Apr. 1st, 2009 08:28 am (UTC)
I just feel the need to say that I literally don't know if I can ever read another Watchmen fic again because of how DAMN GOOD your Rorschach/Nite Owl II is. I'd always avoided the fic because I would be scared it'd be done badly, but someone pointed me in the direction of Empire and I was hooked. You write the characters so well and you're such a good writer that it scares me. And makes me insanely jealous, lol. ;]

I seriously don't know if I can read any again. My expectations are way, WAY too high.

I don't suppose you have any recommendations, do you...?

Either way. WELL DONE.
i_am_your_spy
Apr. 2nd, 2009 12:02 am (UTC)
Ahh, recommendations. I'm almost afraid to give them because I'm too afraid I'd leave something awesome out. That's the real reason why I never do rec posts (well, that and I am an unorganized sort of person who does not keep bookmarks of fics she likes, no matter how much she likes them).

Off the top of my head:

Rorschach/Nite Owl II

The Truth of Us by kijikun

Beg For It by quietprofanity

Compromise by writerbunny

Clean by mustinvestigate

OT3

Life or its reverse, Three times Dan, Laurie, and Rorschach needed to hide, and
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Ahh, recommendations. I'm almost afraid to give them because I'm too afraid I'd leave something awesome out. That's the real reason why I never do rec posts (well, that and I am an unorganized sort of person who does not keep bookmarks of fics she likes, no matter how much she likes them).

Off the top of my head:

Rorschach/Nite Owl II

<A HREF="http://kijikun.livejournal.com/790528.html">The Truth of Us</A> by <lj user="kijikun">

<A HREF="http://watchmenfic.beautifulsinner.net/viewstory.php?sid=22">Beg For It</A> by <lj user="quietprofanity">

<A HREF="http://writerbunny.livejournal.com/616.html">Compromise</A> by <lj user="writerbunny">

<A HREF="http://mustinvestigate.livejournal.com/1058.html">Clean</A> by <lj user="mustinvestigate">

OT3

<A HREF="http://theonlytwin.livejournal.com/7768.html">Life or its reverse</A>, <A HREF="http://theonlytwin.livejournal.com/8346.html">Three times Dan, Laurie, and Rorschach needed to hide,</A> and <A HREF="http://theonlytwin.livejournal.com/8456.html>moral winter - a fugue in two parts</A> by <lj user="theonlytwin">.

No pairing, but it's angsty 63-fic: <A HREF="http://roachpatrol.livejournal.com/13087.html">Scarborough Fair</A> by <lj user="roach_patrol">

In general, <lj comm="newfrontiersmen"> seems to be the place to go for good fic and art now that the fandom is all post-movie and flooded with Mary Sues.
woodwind
Apr. 18th, 2009 09:12 am (UTC)
I absolutely loved Ordinary World and Empire, haven't read your others yet - I'm saving them for later. :) You write so well, very poetic and in canon without the actions of the characters being limited. Unfortunately, your awesome work has ruined all other fics for me since surely yours are one of the best if not the best in the Watchmen fandom.
i_am_your_spy
Apr. 18th, 2009 01:02 pm (UTC)
Awww, thanks!

(There is some amazing stuff out there.)
chaosakita
Jun. 29th, 2009 05:14 am (UTC)
You're one of the most amazing writer's I've ever read. I'm just here to tell much how much I love your writing.
i_am_your_spy
Jun. 29th, 2009 04:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
ceanshinythings
Feb. 22nd, 2010 12:13 am (UTC)
Wanted to let you know that I recced Ordinary World - it blew me away.
i_am_your_spy
Feb. 22nd, 2010 10:48 pm (UTC)
Thank you! *grins madly*
violent_rabbit
Feb. 21st, 2011 02:16 pm (UTC)
Ordinary world, Exiles and Empire are the reason I didnt get anything done today. :)

They are utterly captivating, drew me right in. This wonderful fragile prose you have written them in only serve to highlight the grace and tragedy of it all. The ending was perfect in tone and execution- right true to the feel of it all, that there will be a long hard road ahead of them.

The scene the Exiles open with? was beautifully raw and completely, them.

<3
i_am_your_spy
Feb. 21st, 2011 03:54 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I like to think that I was put on this earth to diminish everyone's productivity.
neko_zoi
Nov. 4th, 2011 10:31 pm (UTC)
Happy birthday! Thank you)

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