Written for Round 1 of the Harlequin Big Bang over at [community profile] story_works. Inspired by the following prompt: “Character A is a famous pirate captain. His only goal in life: revenge. He wants to ruin to man who ruined him. One day Character B falls into his hands. He’s the son of the man he’s sworn to ruin. During the next weeks and some difficult situations, B feels more and more desire for A. Will he be able to make A forget his revenge or will B even help him?” Of course, my mind immediately went to our favorite cop / thief duo, though this time, the tables are a bit turned ;) Enjoy!

Warnings: Character Death(s), Graphic depiction of violence, mention of rape (of a female character) and of implied underage rape (of a male character), Period-typical racism, sexism and homophobia

Not betaed at the moment, and still in progress. I will add chapters and fix those already posted as I get them back from my lovely beta [personal profile] sherylyn.

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Peter Burke is, in more than one way, the "one-in-a-million" guy. First of all, he isn't like many other LEO's on TV - depressed, fed up with the job (and maybe the private life too). No, Peter Burke is, from the beginning, the exact counterpoint to all these clichés. He's happily married to the most wonderful Elizabeth, he enjoys his work, and he loves life in general. And when Neal joins him both in their line of work and in his private life on many occasions, Peter lets him in, because he believes that Neal can change, can become a better man, away from the criminal life. In the end, Neal calls him his "best friend", and while we are led to believe that it was just a phrase, I think that Neal really meant it in that moment. This batch was made for Round 77 of [community profile] tvcharacter20, the final round on LJ. Enjoy!

The Archeologist.... )



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Summary: Neal didn’t just do that, did he?

Notes: Written for challenge #6 “AO3tags” over at [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards. While there was literally a ton of tags that appealed to my muse, I finally settled on those from Feb 27, 2017. Title comes from a movie with Kirsten Dunst and means (according to urbandictionary) "Archaic 1920s American slang that in various contexts refers to one or more of "excellent", "stylish", or "impressive to the ladies"." Rated M for a reason (naughty boys!), peeps! Enjoy!

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Strange Sounds... )

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Summary: Neal didn’t just do that, did he?

Notes: Written for challenge #6 “AO3tags” over at [community profile] gameofcards. While there was literally a ton of tags that appealed to my muse, I finally settled on those from Feb 27, 2017. Title comes from a movie with Kirsten Dunst and means (according to urbandictionary) "Archaic 1920s American slang that in various contexts refers to one or more of "excellent", "stylish", or "impressive to the ladies"." Rated M for a reason (naughty boys!), peeps! Enjoy!

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Strange Sounds... )

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Summary: Phil invites Peter to S.H.I.E.L.D. Command when Neal and Clint are on a mission.

Notes: #6 in my “The Archer & The Con Man” series. Set about six months after “Meltdown (Of My Life)”. Written for Challenge #2 “Break The Ice” over at [community profile] gameofcards, using the prompts “break the ice”, “right as rain”, “calm before the storm”, “on cloud nine”, “take a raincheck”, “under the weather”, “fair-weather friend”, “head in the clouds”, and “lightning fast”. The handset that is used towards the end is based on the one Tony uses in “Civil War”. Enjoy!

Avengers at work... )

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Summary: Phil invites Peter to S.H.I.E.L.D. Command when Neal and Clint are on a mission.

Notes: #6 in my “The Archer & The Con Man” series. Set about six months after “Meltdown (Of My Life)”. Written for Challenge #2 “Break The Ice” over at [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards, using the prompts “break the ice”, “right as rain”, “calm before the storm”, “on cloud nine”, “take a raincheck”, “under the weather”, “fair-weather friend”, “head in the clouds”, and “lightning fast”. The handset that is used towards the end is based on the one Tony uses in “Civil War”. Enjoy!

Avengers at work... )

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Some characters in TV shows are just too irresistible to ignore (and not to icon) - Dean Winchester is one of them, any of Chris Kane's another, and then there's this absolutely charming, drop dead gorgeous, yet a bit dangerous con man that we all know since October 2009: Neal George Caffrey.

Thanks to the screencapping talents of my dear friend [livejournal.com profile] kanarek13, we are blessed with gorgeous HD caps of every single episode - which translates to an icon maker like me as a wealth of material to work with. Thanks, hon, for providing so much gorgeousness!

This batch was made for Round 74 over at [livejournal.com profile] tvcharacter20 and as a birthday gift for our lovely bear [livejournal.com profile] pooh_collector. Hope you have an awesome b-day, hon, enjoy!

Caution - Heartthrob ahead!! )



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Some characters in TV shows are just too irresistible to ignore (and not to icon) - Dean Winchester is one of them, any of Chris Kane's another, and then there's this absolutely charming, drop dead gorgeous, yet a bit dangerous con man that we all know since October 2009: Neal George Caffrey.

Thanks to the screencapping talents of my dear friend [personal profile] kanarek13, we are blessed with gorgeous HD caps of every single episode - which translates to an icon maker like me as a wealth of material to work with. Thanks, hon, for providing so much gorgeousness!

This batch was made for Round 74 over at [community profile] tvcharacter20 and as a birthday gift for our lovely bear [personal profile] pooh_collector. Hope you have an awesome b-day, hon, enjoy!

Caution - Heartthrob ahead!! )



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Summary: In the wee hours of the night, a new father has a one-sided conversation – and kind of an epiphany.

Notes: Written for Round 5 of [livejournal.com profile] runthecon and [livejournal.com profile] tjs_whatnot’s prompt “Silver Lining and Gold Dust Dreams”. Set either in an AU after Season 4 or post-series. Title comes from an old song by F.R. David. A belated birthday gift for my dear friend [livejournal.com profile] kanarek13. Enjoy!

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Bonding Time... )

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Summary: In the wee hours of the night, a new father has a one-sided conversation – and kind of an epiphany.

Notes: Written for Round 5 of [community profile] runthecon and [personal profile] tjs_whatnot’s prompt “Silver Lining and Gold Dust Dreams”. Set either in an AU after Season 4 or post-series. Title comes from an old song by F.R. David. A belated birthday gift for my dear friend [personal profile] kanarek13. Enjoy!

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Bonding Time... )

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Now that Phase 9 of [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards is over, I thought it would be nice to show you all the various artworks I've done for the challenges. A phase runs approximately 3 months and is filled with tons of fun! (you'll never believe how much creativity is hidden in yourself!) Warning: IMAGE-HEAVY!!

Sigtags

You need these little beauties whenever you post a response to a challenge. It's helping the mods to keep tracks of your participations (and in case you post to the wrong team thread). See them as kind of a business card, telling everyone which team you're on.

Sigtags Galore... )


Icons

Iconing around the fandoms... )


Graphic Mix

Fanart, Icons, Sigtags... )


Special - Joker Challenge

For this challenge, issued by our awesome mod kitty, we had to spread our wings (so to speak). There were games (like doing a labyrinth, finding words, do a quiz, a puzzle, or coloring a page), we had to post screencaps, do icons, sigtags, and last but not least, one big graphic - with all artworks somehow linked to the landcomm's general theme of card games.

A bunch of handsome guys... )


Team Battles

Next to the regular challenges, that are open to all members of all teams, each team can issue a so-called "battle" in order to get more points (most likely to happen among the first two teams). Usually, these battles are themed, but what you do with that theme, it's solely up to you.

Battlegrounds this way... )


Fanfiction

As a writer at heart, I can't resist writing challenges ;) So, next to the graphic challenges, I also wrote several stories for this phase:

Writer's Digest... )




If you have any questions about a challenge, how [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards works, or about any of the artworks above, just drop me a PM or a comment ;)
Now that Phase 9 of [community profile] gameofcards is over, I thought it would be nice to show you all the various artworks I've done for the challenges. A phase runs approximately 3 months and is filled with tons of fun! (you'll never believe how much creativity is hidden in yourself!) Warning: IMAGE-HEAVY!!

Sigtags

You need these little beauties whenever you post a response to a challenge. It's helping the mods to keep tracks of your participations (and in case you post to the wrong team thread). See them as kind of a business card, telling everyone which team you're on.

Sigtags Galore... )


Icons

Iconing around the fandoms... )


Graphic Mix

Fanart, Icons, Sigtags... )


Special - Joker Challenge

For this challenge, issued by our awesome mod kitty, we had to spread our wings (so to speak). There were games (like doing a labyrinth, finding words, do a quiz, a puzzle, or coloring a page), we had to post screencaps, do icons, sigtags, and last but not least, one big graphic - with all artworks somehow linked to the landcomm's general theme of card games.

A bunch of handsome guys... )


Team Battles

Next to the regular challenges, that are open to all members of all teams, each team can issue a so-called "battle" in order to get more points (most likely to happen among the first two teams). Usually, these battles are themed, but what you do with that theme, it's solely up to you.

Battlegrounds this way... )


Fanfiction

As a writer at heart, I can't resist writing challenges ;) So, next to the graphic challenges, I also wrote several stories for this phase:

Writer's Digest... )




If you have any questions about a challenge, how [community profile] gameofcards works, or about any of the artworks above, just drop me a PM or a comment ;)
Summary: It’s only a few weeks after his suicide attempt, and the wounds on both his body and soul are still fresh and raw, but Neal feels the first strands of hope when he spends some afternoons assisting Elizabeth on an outdoor event in a park.

Notes: Written for both the “Winter Magic” challenge over at [livejournal.com profile] story_works as well as the Team Hearts December Battle for [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards. Sequel to “Airport Aftermath” and “Road To Recovery” (upcoming), set between Season 1 and 2.

Feel The Magic... )



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Summary: Feeling a tad too lonely in Paris, Neal makes an impromptu trip to London for the holidays.

Notes: Written for Hurt/Comfort Advent 2016 over at [livejournal.com profile] whitecollarhc. Part of my “Allison Caffrey Chronicles”, prequel to the other stories, leading up to events that were mentioned in Chapter 3 of “Of Second Chances”. Oh, and the hotel mentioned can really be found in London. Unbetaed, so if you spot any grammar errors or typos, please let me know and I’ll fix them.

Christmas time in London... )

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We all have them - favorites. Be it a favorite character, couple, scene, or anything else. And in all the years of watching TV, you might get a nice (and long) list of these favorites. I went over mine and pulled the best of the best for this batch, made for the current round over at [livejournal.com profile] tvcharacter20. Enjoy!

My personal best of TV... )




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Summary: A police station somewhere in the vast Midwestern. Not the kind of place where you would think a lifelong friendship would start, huh? Or getting a job offer? Unless it is. In both cases.

Notes: Crossover between my two most favorite fandoms – White Collar and Marvel’s The Avengers. Set very pre-series for White Collar and equally pre-movies for The Avengers, since our main characters are two wayward young men and a much younger S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. Part of a new (hopefully) series, where I tap into some aspects of their friendship, their interactions with each other, and meeting some of the other’s most important people. Written for [livejournal.com profile] gameofcards Challenge #6 and the prompt “Police Station”. Oh, and the two are a bit closer in age than their respective actors. Unbetaed, so if you spot any typos and/or grammar errors, please point them out to me. Enjoy!

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The begin of a friendship... )

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One of the main reasons for me to give "White Collar" the chance to be on my radar in the first place (and becoming an all-time No. 1 favorite) was the fact that it was set in New York. Sure, it's not the first and probably not the last show to do so, but unlike others, it was shot on location. So if Neal and Peter have a talk in front of the Brooklyn Bridge, you can bet that they were really standing there and not in front of a green screen (which happened on White Collar as well, but I don't think to the extent other shows did). This set was made for Round 8 over at [livejournal.com profile] 10in30, where it all was about scenery. Enjoy!

The city that never sleeps... )



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Summary: They say that sometimes, you can express your feelings easier with a dance than with words. Neal and Peter take this sentiment to the next level.

Put on your dancing shoes... )