December 26th, 2011

Posting begins now!

Yay! It's here! The start of secret_mutant posting!

There are still some people I've given extensions to whom I haven't heard from, and I'd appreciate if you could finish in a timely manner and get back to me :)

But! Most of the gifts are in so we're clearly proceeding with posting as planned. There are going to be approximately seven gifts posted each day, half in the "morning" (EST) and half in the "evening" EST. The times are entirely dependent on when I'm at work versus when I'm at home, but I'll try to be as consistent as possible. Things are being posted more or less in the order in which they were recieved, if only because that's how I uploaded them to GoogleDocs. Each story will be tagged with the rating and recipient's name. After author reveals, I'll go back and add author tags as well.

One last thing before the posting begins--to make sure that everyone had a story, sometimes we assigned pinch-hitters to authors who didn't quite know if they'd be able to finish on time, so it is possible that some people will end up with more than one gift, but a gift to one person is really a gift to everyone who loves Charles and Erik, isn't it? So really, it just means more of all of us!

Happy Holidays, folks! I hope you enjoy the stories!

[FIC] "Framed Stitch," a gift for dametokillfor

Title: Framed Stitch
Author: ilovetakahana
A Gift For: dametokillfor
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier/Erik Lehnsherr pre-slash. Characters include Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost, Moira McTaggert, Cain Marko, Mystique, Hank McCoy, Sean Cassidy, Alex Summers, Angel Salvadore
Rating: PG
Length: approx. 3450 words
Summary: A non-powered AU in which Erik and Charles discuss arts and crafts and save the world, or at least their school, from bullies. Slice of life, much snarking, and maybe a photoshoot ensues.

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[FIC] "Lover, Come Hover," a gift for chiasmus

Title: Lover, Come Hover
Author: brilligspoons
A Gift For: chiasmus
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Raven
Rating: G
Length: ~1,600 words
Summary: Prompt: First time Erik and Charles celebrate a holiday/birthday (one of their own or someone else's)/some random but significant occasion together. Charles needs some reassurance before meeting Erik's friends. Set in a non-powered modern day AU.

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[FIC] "How long, until we find a way?" a gift for rakehell_leader

Title: How long, until we find a way?
Author: konishi_zen
A Gift For:Rakehell_leader
Characters/Pairings: Always a girl! Erik Lensherr/Charles Xavier
Rating:Mature due to angst, insinuations of violence and references to WWII, The Holocaust (especially “The Joy Division”), Testing facilities and forced interment of minors.
Length:4170
Summary: Charles Xavier meets Erika Lensherr and is immediately smitten and wants her in his life. The same circumstances that pull them together, pull them apart. Until a set of terrible circumstances could be the last connection that could get them to stay together.



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