So my feed from Imzy has been screwy lately, so honestly I'm just posting to the comm to see if this post shows up and if it shows up in the right order. Test! Put down your pencils. Test over. I got a Vorkosigan Saga fic for Yuletide and it is most excellent! Ivan and Gregor gen, hurt/comfort, and it's all ways of perfect. http://archiveofourown.org/collections/yuletide2016/works/8888065 I haven't gone to look at the others, but there are 13 s... I don't know how many of us are around the next few days, but I figured I'd toss this out there. In English, at least, there aren't that many fanfic AUs which involve magic. Why do you think that is? Just not enough folks writing to acheive that point ... Which book do you find yourself re-reading the most often? Is it your favorite, or is it the one you think is best written? Or is there some other reason you re-read the most? (Totally counts if it's the one you can find on the bookshelves....) Mine is ... They dropped over the ridge and slithered down the slope that had so nearly killed her to climb, hanging on to Rose’s stirrup two days ago. Fully five kilometers down the trail, in a rocky region of treeless scrub, Bothari came to an abrupt halt. “Sh. Mil... Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen is up for the Goodreads Choice Awards! https://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-science-fiction-books-2016 Go vote! (Well, if you are a member of Goodreads.) I'm back! I've actually had some sleep! Now, fork-in-the-road AUs are one of the popular types of fanfic. Classics include Shelter and Solace and Guerrilla. The "Alternative Universe" tag has 213 complete, English-language Vorkosigan stories, although som... It is the 31st of October in most time zones, which means that it is Halloween. Do you have any Vorkosigan spookiness to share? Favorites from the Trick or Treat collection? Ideas on how Halloween might be observed on Barrayar or the rest of the Nexus? Elli Quinn, Space Mercenary! Why do you think she joined the Dendarii? What do you think she's doing post-canon?