raptureofthemoon: (Starfleet)
AN: Written for the prompt "the world ended when 99% of the planet’s population just vanished” on LJ’s comment-fic community.

It was a joke, a comment thrown out during the existentially strange aftermath on the night Claire watched her brother—her last remaining relative—die of old age, surrounded by his family; she’d pretended to be a relation of herself in order to say goodbye at his bedside.

Drinking the equivalent of a liquor store had seemed like a really good idea at the time. Even when he’d shown up—as he always seemed to do, just when she was ready to throw it all in and shove a sharp object through the back of her head—and joined her, tried (again, as he always seemed to do) to get her into bed.

“I’ll make,” she’d said, her words slurring and her brain foggy, “you a deal.” And thank God she’d finally found the amount of alcohol that would allow her to get drunk, soften the edges of reality. “When the world ends.”

“When the world ends, Claire?”

“Come find me then.”

At the time, it had seemed laughable, impossible. The world ending? The world was a lot like her. Like him. But end it did. With no rhyme, no reason, no warning. She just woke up one morning, years and years later, to an empty city. She found some people, dotted throughout the country, holed up together, wondering what happened and looking desperately for messages from loved ones, words of comfort from a no-longer-existing government.

Standing on a balcony in an empty hotel overlooking the long, lonely stretch of highway, she contemplated flinging herself, head first, onto one of the pointed, wrought iron rails on the fence below her.

Then he was there.

“Hello, Claire.” His voice was in her ear, just as soft and beguiling as it had been the night she was left alone in the world; his fingers gripped her hip. “Don’t forget your promise.”
raptureofthemoon: (save the world)
Title/Song:“Get Out Alive”
Characters/Pairing: Claire, Peter
Rating: G
Summary/Spoilers: Very mild, for “.07%”

It's hard to imagine
But one day you'll end up like me


The second time she saw her father, he was holding his dead brother in his arms. )


Song/Title:“Ocean Soul” – Nightwish
Rating: G
Summary/Spoilers: General Season 2 Nathan.


Long hours of loneliness
Between me and the sea


He's not sure how he got here. )


Title/Song:“Cold” – Static X
Characters/Pairing: Sylar, Maya
Rating: PG
Summary/Spoilers: On the way to New York...

Your mouth
These words
Silence
It turns

It's been a while. )
raptureofthemoon: (save the world)
More ficlets from the music meme.

The Meme:

Choose a subject and put your entire music collection on shuffle, hit play, and write. Write for as long as each song plays and move on to a different writing when the song switches (even if it's mid-sentence). Go for 5-10 songs.



Title: Fly
Song: "I'm Sensitive" - Jewel
Characters/Pairing: Nathan, Peter, Angela
Rating: G
Genre: Pre-Series
Warnings: None

“Nathan! Look at me. I can fly.” )



Title: Freedom Unbound
Song: "306" - Emilie Autumn
Characters/Pairing: Claire
Rating: G
Genre: Post-Series (so, technically AU)
Warnings: Mentions of character death

It’s been over a century since she should have died. )


Crossposted: [livejournal.com profile] heroes_fic, @fanfiction.net: The Spaces Between
raptureofthemoon: (Default)
The Meme: Choose a subject and put your entire music collection on shuffle, hit play, and write. Write for as long as each song plays and move on to a different writing when the song switches (even if it's mid-sentence). Go for 5-10 songs.

Comments are ♥.


Song: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” – Emilie Autumn
Fandom: Star Trek XI (2009)
Characters/Pairing: McCoy/Chapel
Genre: General, Romantic
Warnings: Sexuality, nudity
Spoilers: None

She wakes up naked and not in her own bed. )



Song: "Maiden Voyage" -- The Clockwork Dolls
Fandom: Heroes
Characters/Pairing: Claire, Sylar
Genre: General, AU-ish
Warnings: None
Spoilers: Vague spoilers for beginning of Season 3.


He's touched her more intimately than any lover ever will. )




Song: "Scarborough Fair" - Sarah Brightman
Fandom: Heroes
Characters/Pairing: Peter/Caitlin
Genre: General, Romance, During Series
Warnings: Sex
Spoilers: For Season 2

He wakes to the sound of singing.... )



Song: "Baby Blue" - Emiliana Torrini
Fandom: Heroes
Characters/Pairing: Peter, Claire (Tilt your head and squint for pairing possibilities.)
Genre: Post-Series / AU
Warnings: Death
Spoilers: None that I see


Every year, they come to the seashore. )



Song: "Crash and Burn" - Savage Garden
Fandom: Heroes
Characters/Pairing: Peter/Claire
Genre: Post-Series.
Warnings: Genetic sexual attraction (GSA). Sex. Incest. Fully consensual, but I guess I'm going to the special hell now. At least I'm enjoying myself.

Spoilers: None.


When there’s no one left alive who knows of your genetic connection with one another, is a relationship still taboo? )



Song: "I Touch Myself" - The Divinyls
Fandom: Heroes
Characters/Pairing: Claire/___
Genre: AU
Warnings: GSA. Sexuality. Voyeurism. Incest. (Special hell, yep.)
Spoilers: A bit of one for "5 Years Gone."

She doesn't know how it started. )



Crossposted everywhere. ([livejournal.com profile] heroes_fic; [livejournal.com profile] heroes_het_fic; [livejournal.com profile] paire_love; [livejournal.com profile] st_reboot; [livejournal.com profile] mccoy_chapel)
raptureofthemoon: (cheaper than therapy)
Title: Pieces
Fandom: Heroes
Rating: PG13-ish
Characters: Claire, Sylar
Genre: General, Drama, Horror, AU-ish elements
Notes: I don't know what this is. It started out wanting to be something else but became a sort of random scene/character sketch... Takes place in Season 3, "The Second Coming."



The only sounds in the room are his deep sighs, the slick soft swish of fingers across moist tissues. )
~

Crossposted: [livejournal.com profile] heroes_fic; [livejournal.com profile] heroesfic; [livejournal.com profile] sylar_claire

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