Burning Bridges

Title: The Vanguard
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis, Stargate: SG1
Relationship: John Sheppard/Rodney McKay, Jack O’Neill/Daniel Jackson
Genre:  Time Travel, Romance, First Time, Alternate Universe
Warnings:  Canon Level Violence, Temporary Character Death, Discussion-Cheating (not within my pairings)
Word Count: 9,220
Summary:  John Sheppard and Jack O’Neill make the decision to time travel after they’ve each suffered one loss too many.

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Turning Tables

Title: Turning Tables
Author: Keira Marcos
Series Order: 1
Fandom: 9-1-1
Relationship: Evan Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Paranormal Romance, Alternate Universe, Time Travel, Magical Realism
Warnings:  Canon-Level Violence, Discussion-Child Abuse, Discussion-Trauma, Parental Alienation, Homophobia, Dysfunctional Family Dynamics, Sexual Harassment, Temporary Character Death
Word Count: 27,442
Summary:  Buck makes a choice and turns to the past seeking to save the life of a child and maybe along the way he can right more than one wrong.

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Soul Magic

Title: Soul Magic
Series: Heart & Soul
Series Order: 2
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Alternate Universe, Established Relationship, Fantasy, Romance, Suspense
Warnings: Explicit Sex, Discussion-Murder, Discussion-Child Abuse, Grammarly Beta
Word Count: 25,127
Summary: Harry Potter is living a quiet life on the shores of Loch Ness with his soulmate, Draco Malfoy, and working for the Department of Mysteries when their case involving ritual circles takes a violent and horrific turn.

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The Shape of You

Title: The Shape of You
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: 9-1-1
Relationship: Evan Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Romance, Canon Divergence, Episode Tag (Eddie Begins)
Warnings:  Mild Angst, Grammarly Beta
Word Count: 3080
Summary: Buck made a decision—seeking friendship over something fleeting and temporary within days of meeting Eddie Diaz. In retrospect, he really should’ve had a conversation with Eddie about it.

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Soul Magic on Rough Trade

Title: Soul Magic
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Genre: Alternate Universe, Established Relationship, Fantasy, Romance, Suspense
Rating: NC-17
Warning: Explicit Sex, Discussion-Murder, Discussion-Child Abuse
Word Count: 25,000 (complete)
Summary: Harry Potter is living a quiet life on the shores of Loch Ness with his soulmate, Draco Malfoy, and working for the Department of Mysteries when their case involving ritual circles takes a violent and horrific turn.

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The Thousand-Mile Road

Title: A Better Man
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Genre: First Time, Kid!fic, Romance, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, The Armorer/Paz Vizsla, OC/OC
Content Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 120,971
Summary: Din Djarin loses the love of his life, his son, and his faith in the way. Near the end of his life, Qui-Gon Jinn gives him the chance to return to the past so he can right the path of the Force in the galaxy and do what he can to keep the two halves of the Force Dyad from being destroyed by the dark side. His first step? Kill Moff Gideon and take the darksaber.

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Heart’s Desire 3/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Series: Heart & Soul
Series Order: 1
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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Heart’s Desire 2/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Series: Heart & Soul
Series Order: 1
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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Heart’s Desire 1/3

Title: Heart’s Desire
Series: Heart & Soul
Series Order: 1
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Harry Potter/Draco Malfoy
Summary:  Two years after the war, Harry is heartsore and lonely. Agreeing to marry Ginny Weasley just seemed like the thing to do, but their marriage application is rejected by the ministry because he has an active soulmate record in the Book of Souls.

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A Better Man

Title: A Better Man
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: The Mandalorian, Star Wars
Genre: First Time, Kid!fic, Romance, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Relationship(s): Din Djarin/Cara Dune, The Armorer/Paz Vizsla, OC/OC
Content Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 99,900
Summary: Din Djarin loses the love of his life, his son, and his faith in the way. Near the end of his life, Qui-Gon Jinn gives him the chance to return to the past so he can right the path of the Force in the galaxy and do what he can to keep the two halves of the Force Dyad from being destroyed by the dark side. His first step? Kill Moff Gideon and take the darksaber.

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The Quantum Bang – 2021

We’re moving into day 2 of the Quantum Bang and I meant to write this yesterday! In our third year, we’re offering 2.7 million freaking words for your reading pleasure. The total site word count is 6,528,393 words and at an average reading speed of 200 words a minute, it…

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The Absence of War 3/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Content Rating: R
Warnings: Minor character death, homicide, off-screen child abuse, and off-screen torture
Word Count: 117,000
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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The Absence of War 2/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Content Rating: R
Warnings: Minor character death, homicide, off-screen child abuse, and off-screen torture
Word Count: 117,000
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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The Absence of War 1/3

Title: The Absence of War
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Genre: Drama, Family, Het, Kid!fic, Slash
Relationship(s): Sirius Black/OMC, OMC/OFC
Content Rating: R
Warnings: Minor character death, homicide, off-screen child abuse, and off-screen torture
Word Count: 117,000
Summary: Arcturus Black uses the last moments of his life to change the circumstances of his grandson, Sirius black, in Azkaban in a way that no one could ignore. The ramifications of his choices change everything for both Sirius Black and Harry Potter.

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Heart of a Lion 3/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Warnings: Explicit sex, explicit language, canon level violence, discussion of medical experimentation
Word Count: 134,170
SummaryOn Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Heart of a Lion 2/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Warnings: Explicit sex, explicit language, canon level violence, discussion of medical experimentation
Word Count: 134,170
SummaryOn Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Heart of a Lion 1/3

Title: Heart of a Lion
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis/The Sentinel
Relationship: Meredith McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Romance, Fusion, Rule!63
Warnings: Explicit sex, explicit language, canon level violence, discussion of medical experimentation
Word Count: 134,170
SummaryOn Earth, Dr. Meredith McKay wakes up from a dead sleep in the worst pain of her life, and in Pegasus, Colonel John Sheppard has just come online as a Sentinel while being fed to a wraith. While he fights for his life, she wades through emotional trauma and political fallout regarding her departure from the SGC so she can bring her Sentinel home.

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Rough Trade Ruminations

In November of this year, Rough Trade will turn 10 years old. I can’t say I expected my NANOWRIMO challenge to morph into what it is today but overall I’m pleased with it. Sometimes the struggle has been real. As a writer, I think I’ve grown with each challenge, but I think I learned more during the times that I failed.

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Everyday Kind of Love

Title: Everyday Kind of Love
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom:  9-1-1
Relationship: Evan “Buck” Buckley/Eddie Diaz
Genre:  Romance
Word Count: 5100
Summary:  “Well, if you’re not terrible in bed…” Buck trailed off and grinned when Eddie glared at him. “And it’s not because of how pretty she thinks I am…then why did your very attractive and perfect girlfriend dump you?”

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Let’s Talk About Quantum Banging

I officially “joined” fandom in May of 2008. I’ll be celebrating my site anniversary on May 20th (13 years) and I didn’t do my first fan fiction bang until 2019. I’ve rarely participated in fandom-specific challenges outside of events on Rough Trade. I could go into a long-winded explanation about my reasons for joining fandom, to begin with, and how many of those planned events in the past looked so fucking stressful I could barely breathe at the mere thought of signing up.

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House of Wolves

Title: House of Wolves
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Star Trek (AOS)
Relationship: James Kirk/Spock
Word Count: 18,381 (complete)
Summary:  James Kirk online as an Alpha Sentinel as he fights to save Vulcan from a rogue Romulan and finally meets Spock, the former first officer of the starship Enterprise.

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Winter 2021

So, I had this epiphany last night. It was empowering, honestly. It’s something I knew on an intellectual level but it’s not something I’d ever really embraced emotionally. Let me lay it out for you: My work is a product of my creative drive and no matter how that is…

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Eye of the Tiger

Title: Eye of the Tiger
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis, The Sentinel
Relationship: Rodney McKay/John Sheppard
Genre: Science Fiction, Fusion, Romance,
Word Count: 30,394 (complete)
Summary: The Genii invasion pushes John Sheppard online and he must deal with the political fall-out, the changing relationship with his lover, and unexpected betrayal from within.

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Untold Stories & Other Agonies

In 2019, around the end of December, I made this personal goal to write every single day for the year of 2020. I did it for several months before shit got terrible (for obvious reasons that we’ll just not discuss because GAH).

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Always

Title: Always
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom:  Star Trek AOS
Relationship: James Kirk/Spock
Genre:  Science Fiction, Romance, First Time
Warnings: No beta, explicit sex, explicit language, and an author who has zero respect for canon
Word Count: 5,042
Summary: Jim and Spock make plans to grow old and jaded in space.

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Fall 2020

It’s been a hard year (for everyone) and I’ve had this weird relationship with my writing that I’ve struggled with throughout Rough Trade events. I feel deeply unproductive due to my messy approach to the RT events. It’s not true — I’ve written upwards of 400k this year though most…

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That’s a No From Me Dawg

About halfway through July, I took a moment to reset. Frankly, it was a hard reset and it had nothing to do with the story I was writing. I’m actually quite enamored with House of Wolves and will certainly finish it when the inspiration returns.

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Conversations: The Absence of War

Keira brainstorms the plot for her 2019 Quantum Bang with Jilly James and explores her Harry Potter headcanon across several subjects including family magic. This is a working podcast so there will be background noise as we research stuff. Warning: Discussion of child abuse.

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Unforgettable

Title: Unforgettable
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Relationship: John Sheppard/Rodney McKay
Genre: Science Fiction, Romance, Established Relationship
Word Count: 4,064
Summary: John Sheppard is growing increasingly frustrated with his circumstances on the city of the Ancients and that starts and ends with the fact that no one will tell him anything about Rodney McKay.

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Website Issues & Hosting

You might have noticed that there have been some loading issues with my site (and the Quantum Bang) this is due to the limits on the server/hosting service we’re currently using. Simply put, the hosted WordPress we’re using can’t handle the size of the two sites or the traffic. I expect it will also be a problem (traffic-wise) for Rough Trade in July.

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Summer 2020

Earlier in the month, I made some changes to the site and accidentally broke commenting. I was just trying to keep bots from hitting my comment form like a berserker. I think it’s fixed now! Sorry about that ;-).

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All the World – 3/3

Title: All the World
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Ragnok/OFC, Harry Potter/Hermione Granger, Sirius Black/OFC, OMC/OFC, OMC/OMC
Genre: Time Travel, Fix-It, Canon Divergence, Romance, Established Relationship, Fantasy
Rating: NC-17
Warnings: Explicit Sex, Discussion-Child Abuse, Discussion-Murder,
Summary: The corruption of magic leads Ragnok Windrider, Chieftain of the Dverger Horde, to choose a path into the past. Saving Harry Potter from himself and Dumbledore will alter the fate of his people and the fabric of the magical world.

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All the World – 2/3

Title: All the World
Author: Keira Marcos
Fandom: Harry Potter
Relationship: Ragnok/OFC, Harry Potter/Hermione Granger, Sirius Black/OFC, OMC/OFC, OMC/OMC
Genre: Time Travel, Fix-It, Canon Divergence, Romance, Established Relationship, Fantasy
Rating: NC-17
Warnings: Explicit Sex, Discussion-Child Abuse, Discussion-Murder,
Summary: The corruption of magic leads Ragnok Windrider, Chieftain of the Dverger Horde, to choose a path into the past. Saving Harry Potter from himself and Dumbledore will alter the fate of his people and the fabric of the magical world.

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