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November recs - Spartacus [Dec. 1st, 2015|01:49 am]
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This month's recs are for Spartacus! Fics are slash and femslash. Ratings vary. Please always check fic headers and tags for warnings.

Seven Times Nasir and Agron Failed at Goat Farming, and Seven Times They Didn’t by aldiara (Agron/Nasir)
So after the war Agron and Nasir become goat farmers! This fic is utterly wonderful. It's charming and kind of funny and a little serious at times. I love how it's written, in these little snap-shots and moments that, put together, form a complete picture of their lives together and with their goats. It's all-around a wonderful, feel-good piece.

Tremble by Sami714 (Ilithyia/Lucretia, past Gaia/Lucretia)
I love how sensual this is. I love all of Lucretia's scheming and planning, even as she indulges her desires. I always thought the Lucretia and Ilithyia were terribly shippable in the show and this was exactly the sort of tone I thought this ship could/should have.

don't be chosen by sunflowerbright (Mira/Saxa)
Apparently, I'm really into the femslash in this fandom or something lol. I liked how sweet this was without being sappy; it felt very appropriate for the characters and their world/situation. I also like how, also diametrically, opposed this pairing is in feel to Ilithyia/Lucretia, despite the antagonistic similarities.

[User Picture]From: gracerene
2015-12-01 03:56 pm (UTC)
Totally agree about the goat farming fic! Honestly, I'm in love with basically everything aldiara writes. <3
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[User Picture]From: alley_skywalker
2015-12-01 09:48 pm (UTC)
Yea, some of her other fics look good too. I'll have to check them out when I have some more time.
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