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A Rose Grows on Pollux
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My entry for this year's short story competition--

Title: You Can't Judge a Book
Fandom: Hogan's Heroes
Main Characters: James Kinchloe, Louis LeBeau, Peter Newkirk, Robert Hogan, Andrew Carter
Status: Complete; 1/1
Rating: PG
Summary: Ficlit for the 2018 Short Story Challenge. [Early days of the team]. People are like books; your first impressions are made by what you see on the cover. But the pages often run far deeper than you expected, and James Kinchloe learns this of those who will eventually become his closest comrades in his part of the war.

Link to Fanfiction.net: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12978884/1/

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Current Music: "Never Let Up" -- Yoko Shimomura

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Title: A Family Affair
Fandom: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Main Characters: Napoleon Solo, Illya Kuryakin
Supporting Characters: Cora Solo (OC), Leopold Solo (OC)
Characters Featured in this Chapter: Napoleon, Illya, Cora, Leopold
Status: In progress; 3 chapters of 4 complete
Rating: PG
Summary: A mission to prove the ties of a Las Vegas casino owner to THRUSH is complicated when Napoleon parents arrive at the same casino for some recreation, and apparently have a history with the mission's target.
In this chapter: Napoleon’s parents reveal their past connections with the mission’s target as Napoleon and Illya attempt to figure out the next phase of their plan.

Link to Fanfiction.net (chapter 3): https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12950926/3/

Will also be crossposted to Section VII.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which a repressed memory from the Korean War returns to Napoleon in full force–and unleashes a rare anger in him as Illya tries to help.

Not cross-posting this as I’ll be expanding this in the future.

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Current Music: "In the Air Tonight" -- Phil Collins

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Title: A Family Affair
Fandom: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Main Characters: Napoleon Solo, Illya Kuryakin
Supporting Characters: Cora Solo (OC), Leopold Solo (OC)
Characters Featured in this Chapter: Napoleon, Illya, Cora, Leopold
Status: In progress; 2 chapters of 4 complete
Rating: PG
Summary: A mission to prove the ties of a Las Vegas casino owner to THRUSH is complicated when Napoleon parents arrive at the same casino for some recreation, and apparently have a history with the mission's target.
In this chapter: The mission’s target confronts Napoleon’s parents as he and Illya try to work out a way to ensure their safety.

Link to Fanfiction.net (chapter 1): https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12950926/2/

Will also be crossposted to Section VII.

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A fic that I was inspired to expand...

Title: A Family Affair
Fandom: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Main Characters: Napoleon Solo, Illya Kuryakin
Supporting Characters: Cora Solo (OC), Leopold Solo (OC)
Characters Featured in this Chapter: Napoleon, Illya
Status: In progress; 1 chapter of 4 complete
Rating: PG
Summary: A mission to prove the ties of a Las Vegas casino owner to THRUSH is complicated when Napoleon parents arrive at the same casino for some recreation, and apparently have a history with the mission's target.
In this chapter: The mission goes underway--and both Napoleon and Illya are surprised to see Napoleon's parents there with them.

Link to Fanfiction.net (chapter 1): https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12950926/1/

Will also be crossposted to Section VII.

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Current Music: "Fliptop Twister" -- Rockapella

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which Napoleon has a hangover. Thankfully, he’s got a helpful partner, too.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which Napoleon tries to give Illya (and their cat) a lesson in poker.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII.

Summary: In which Napoleon learned that not everyone appreciates the natural beauty of the world around them--but, thankfully, Illya does.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which coming home after a solo mission is worth it to find that your partner had made a gourmet meal for you, as Illya finds out.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which Illya reads about an ancient, cursed pendant–unaware that Napoleon is already handling it.

Not cross-posting this as I’ll be expanding this in the future.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which, after Napoleon is whipped by Captain Shark, Illya, the so-called Ice Prince, looks after him.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: In which Napoleon’s parents throw a party, but trouble arises when one of the guests takes issue with Illya.

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Title: The Dire Decision Affair
Fandom: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Main Characters: Napoleon Solo, Illya Kuryakin
Supporting Characters: Alexander Waverly
Status: Complete; 1/1
Rating: PG13
Summary: When Napoleon receives an order that he and Illya are expected to destroy a THRUSH facility and cause collateral damage to innocents, Napoleon struggles with the moral dilemma and has to decide whether to go through with it or not. Takes place in early 1961.

Link to Fanfiction.net: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12889876/1/

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Current Music: Kid Icarus Underworld theme-- Smash 4 remix

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: Napoleon is disheartened by the results of his latest physical fitness test–but Illya points out one key factor in the results.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII.

Summary: In which Napoleon leaps to Illya’s rescue… in his own, over-the-top way, of course…

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Current Music: "Ocarina of Time Medley" -- Smash 4 remix

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII.

Summary: In which Napoleon and Illya, undercover, find a murder mystery on their hands

Not cross-posting this as I’ll be expanding this in the future.

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Current Music: "Song of Storms" -- Koji Kondo

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII.

Summary: In which Napoleon realizes that kicking a bad habit is harder than it looks–but that having a loyal partner helps a lot.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII.

Summary: Illya’s playing around with a confiscated THRUSH portal device leads him and Napoleon to a parallel universe–where they meet their counterparts Ivan Trigorin and Hunt Stockwell (from "The Say U.N.C.L.E. Affair" episode).

Not cross-posting this as I’ll be expanding this in the future.

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Current Music: Kid Icarus Underworld theme-- Smash 4 remix

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: Napoleon is out of the action with a minor bug, and Illya has to (reluctantly) take his place as security detail at a fancy party.

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Written for today’s short affair prompt at Section VII

Summary: Takes place post-retirement. In which Napoleon takes “Dance like no one is watching” to heart–-not realizing that Illya is watching.

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Current Music: Kid Icarus Uprising boss battle theme-- Smash 4 remix

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