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Fic title meme

Fic title meme, stolen from frala and almost the entire IHC gang. :P Pick five, or ten, or more, of your fic titles. List them in your journal and explain how you came up with each one.

Edelweiss Umm, embarrassingly I had just remembered this awful song from the late 80s/early 90s called Bring Me Edelweiss and decided Edelweiss would make a good title for the fic. I knew pretty much all flowers had meaning so I Googled it and I found the story about the flower and it was so perfect, I just had to include it.

Ravenous I'd just watched the movie Ravenous which is about cannibals with--oops, that would be a spoiler! Umm, anyway, liked the word, and fit it into the fic.

Cerulean Sky I wanted something that would be kind of dreamy and pretty, and that fit. The fact that it's Cerulean Sky = CS = Cheese Sandwich was completely unintentional, but very cool. :P

Oubliette I got the idea for a fic where these guys share a terrible secret, and explore the way each of them dealt with (or didn't deal with) it. I remembered the word oubliette because it was the name of a map in Quake (yes, yes, I am a geek) and I knew it meant a dungeon which has only one entrance/exit, and I thought that worked well.

Equilateral Umm, I vaguely remember Bernie somehow getting me to agree to write Ducklings threesome smut. I thought about the "standard" love triangles, and thought I'd write it a little different, and triangle made me think geometry... equal sides... equilateral.

Supernova Something so powerful and destructive that it consumes a star--gotta be what happens when Thorty and Darcy get together right? :P

Kissing Frogs This was the heading for a section in a Scientific American article about inventions. This guy called the process of trying to get prototypes to work as "kissing frogs". It stuck with me, and I got the idea of a story told like a fairy tale, and everything just fit for Tammy's birthday fic because I've always been taken by the image of Hullymo sitting on a porch when it's all over.

Pleasure Fiends I misheard "fragile things", which was a lyric from "My Last Breath" by Evanescence, as "pleasure fiends". Yes, I am deaf. Fic came from the title.

I wuv titles. :)
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