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New Sutcliff-fic and art

The trickortreatex archive is now open and there are three works within it based on Suttciff novels:


"Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt" - based on The Eagle of the Ninth - Art - Summary: Esca, Marcus, and their daemons, on their farm in Hispania - please look here: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreatex2016/works/8424397


"Bonded" - based on Frontier Wolf - Story - Summary: Alexios discovers the truth behind why Frontier Wolves only kill one wolf - please look here: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreatex2016/works/8425036


"Sacrifice" - based on The Mark of the Horse Lord - Story - Summary: Titus Hilarian and Phaedrus' fates are joined together - please look here: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreatex2016/works/8361151
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As A Flower Blooms (The Silver Branch)

Title: As A Flower Blooms
Fandom: The Silver Branch (Eagle Series)
Rating: PG
Characters: Justin, the girl like a white flower, Aunt Honoria, Volumnia, Flavius
Words: 2,880
Warnings: Referenced violence, blood/battle wounds

Summary: A kind sort of face, it was, under the grime and weather-darkening. Not the least bit handsome, but with a quiet gentleness about it that made one feel oddly as though they could trust their life into the keeping of his hands. Justin/Girl Like a White Flower

AO3: As A Flower Blooms

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Trick or Treat Exchange Archive Open

There are a few Sutcliff-based stories in the Trick or Treat Exchange this year, some of them ficlets and some full stories. Here are the links:

Two Frontier Wolf stories: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreat2015/tags/Frontier%20Wolf%20-%20Rosemary%20Sutcliff/works

Two Outcast stories: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreat2015/tags/Outcast%20-%20Rosemary%20Sutcliff/works

One Sword at Sunset story: http://archiveofourown.org/collections/trickortreat2015/works/5068456
Echo water

Ex Oriente

Frontier Wolf fic comma very tiny. More like a picture I had in my mind that wanted to be written down. :)


Title: Ex Oriente
Fandom: Rosemary Sutcliff’s Frontier Wolf
Characters: Alexios, Hilarion
Words: 807
Rating: G
Summery: On their way to their new station in the Belgica Alexios and his men pass through the Colonia Augusta Treverorum (modern-day Trier), which, in the middle of the 4th century, was quite a sight to behold.

at my LJ
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fractal

"Domina"

Domina by island_of_reil
Rating: Explicit
Words: 47,592
Relationships: Marcus Flavius Aquila/Cottia, Cottia/Esca mac Cunoval, Marcus Flavius Aquila/Esca mac Cunoval, Marcus Flavius Aquila/Esca mac Cunoval/Cottia
Characters: Cottia, Marcus Flavius Aquila, Esca mac Cunoval, Uncle Aquila, Claudius Hieronimianus, Valaria (Eagle of the Ninth), Kaeso (Eagle of the Ninth), Original Character(s)
Tags: Post-Canon, OT3, Infidelity, Child Death, Childbirth, Implied/Referenced Slavery, Original Character Death(s), Mentor/Protégé, Mentors, Community, Inheritance, Implied/Referenced Flogging
Summary: “You shall suffer great griefs, griefs I cannot spare you, but you shall also taste great joys. And all shall know you, and one day remember you: mother, trader, teacher, leader.”

Read Domina at An Archive of Our Own.
Eagle - surgery

"The Point of the Blade"

The Point of the Blade (5209 words) by Island_of_Reil
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: The Eagle
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: Dubious Consent
Relationships: Marcus Flavius Aquila/Esca Mac Cunoval
Characters: Esca Mac Cunoval, Marcus Flavius Aquila, Old Woman (Màthair)
Additional Tags: Knifeplay, Cutting Clothes Off, Dominance, Submission, Verbal Humiliation, Subspace, Hurt/Comfort, Slavery
Summary: This fic was inspired by Wagnetic/wagnetic's "Once," in which Marcus and Esca stay much longer with the Seal People than they did in canon, and Marcus descends into an unhealthy sort of subspace. In this fic, Esca remains loyal to Marcus... but is not gentle with him.

Read The Point of the Blade at An Archive of Our Own.
centurion wombat

The Annual Yuletide Roundup: 2013

Not much of a turnout this year for either Eagle or Sutcliff fandoms, but what I've read/skimmed so far is all excellent!

Frontier Wolf

Name and Blood - Alexios/Hilarion - T - 2071 words
In a quiet, private moment, Hilarion asks his lover for the story behind the dolphin ring he wears. Alexios obliges.

Witch's Brat

In Winter - Lovel, Rahere - G - 1305 words
Lovel's thoughts of Rahere, set against the background of Saint Bartholomew's hospital at Smithfield.

The Eagle (movie)

Annum Novum - Marcus/Esca - G - 14,758 words
The merchant, Gnaeus, who had sold Marcus this property, had spoken of a solid main building, of well-kept pens and fertile soil, all newly abandoned by deceitful tenants and only cheap because he was tired of the whole business and wanted the land off his hands for good. He had talked of neighbours and a village nearby with opportunities of trade, but he had entirely failed to mention that the house seemed to lay deep in tribal country.

A Sun To Dissipate - Marcus/Esca - G - 100 words
Marcus finds him in the usual place.

Wherever You Go - Marcus/Esca - E - 3956 words
“We might be meat for hounds tomorrow,” Esca rasps, feeling the words scrape his throat raw and watching for understanding in Marcus’ eyes. They have no time to waste now. None at all.