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4th-Mar-2012 04:53 am



.i'll wait for you.

In December 2010, it began. New York City was the epicenter and gods and mortals of bygone days were drawn there. Shadows of their former selves, not all remembered who they were and none knew that their lives had become playthings for Khaos.

In March 2012, following who knows what manner of tug of war (because it is always, always a game), our gods and goddesses, our nymphs and our angels, our mortals and, yes, even our mythical animals were returned to New York City.

They do say it's the city that never sleeps. It is only natural that the city's puppet-master never sleeps, either.

You can try to break the cycle but whether you're Odin All-Father or Zeus Thunderer, whether you're a Queen of Hell or a Queen of Sparta, you will fail. Settle in, instead, and learn to roll with the punches.


Applications open; 8th (23:59 EST) - 16th (23:59 EST) every month.

Mythopoeics started in Dec. 2010 over at livejournal! For previous events, shenanigans and such please look over at our livejournal communities.

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1st-Oct-2011 09:16 pm - The Box
Title: The Box
Character(s): Athena/Apollo/Artemis/Zeus/Thor
Special Guest Appearances By: Eros/Aphrodite/Hephaestus/Ares/Hera
Pantheon(s): Greek/Norse
Rating: PG
Summary: Athena receives a box from Thor, but doesn’t bother to open it to see what’s inside (despite the advice she is given by others). Then, later, she regrets it, when the Norse come to Olympus.

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13th-Mar-2011 02:04 am
Hey everyone! This may be a long shot, but! We're a mythology-based game in which Gods from several pantheons have been reincarnated as mortals. Community based, events happen on a monthly basis which are part of a larger overarching plot trying to answer questions as to why they are no longer gods and such.


What if one day you woke up and realized in a past life you were Thor? Or Set? Or Sir Gawain? And on that day you become a part of something else, something much bigger that has been in play since the dawn of time.

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22nd-Feb-2011 06:20 pm - Tumnus Fanfic.
Title: Tumnus
Character(s): Mr Tumnus/Peter/Edmund/Susan/Lucy
Fandom(s): Narnia
Rating: G
Summary: Mr Tumnus musing on the loss of Lucy after she returns to England.
Disclaimer: I wrote this after listening to the audiobooks for the Narnia series, and felt the need to write something around my favorite character since the series itself has always struck me as not living up to its potential.

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10th-Sep-2010 07:16 pm - Jack and the Beanstalk.
Title: Jack be Nimble.
Character(s): Jack/a Priest
Folklore Used: English/Christian/Jewish
Further Reference(s): Goliath/Og
Rating: G
Summary: Jack (of the beanstalk and giant killer fame) has concerns about his ability to actually kill giants, since the story of the beanstalk was greatly exaggerated.

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30th-Jun-2010 07:21 pm - People Shouldn't Worry Over Stupid Things.
Title: Two Princes.
Character(s): Two Prince Charmings (one from "Snow White," and one from "Sleeping Beauty"). Also, an appearance by a black dog.
Folklore used: German/British Isles
Rating: PG
Summary: A meeting between two princes leads to one of them feeling like he's not worthy of the love of his princess, and so, he does something rash.

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16th-Apr-2010 05:04 pm - Pimping.
I just recently started writing articles for Examiner.com as their National Folk Culture Examiner. So far, I only have two posts (on Captain Kidd and the Mothman), but I plan on focusing on folklore, mythology, urban legends and superstitions. Come check me out, and if you subscribe, you'll get an email every time I make a new post.
8th-Feb-2010 07:46 pm - Another "Red Riding Hood" Fic.
Title: The Huntsman
Character(s): Red Riding Hood/The Wolf
Folklore Used: German
Rating: G
Summary: Red and the wolf meet and fall in love, only to have the "traditional" story come about at a later date, and she's sure that it's about her.

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5th-Jan-2010 05:53 pm - Robin, Post Thrid Crusade.
Title: PTSD
Characters: Robin & Marian
Folklore Used: British Isles
Rating: G
Summary: Robin dealing with the aftereffects of the Third Crusade

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25th-Nov-2009 06:52 pm - The Three Worlds.
Title: The Three Worlds
Character(s): Falen/Noel/Azriel/Raphael (a cambion, a Nephilim, a demon & an angel)
Folklore Used: Christian/Jewish
Rating: PG
Summary: A cambion and a Nephilim hook up, and an angel and demon try to break them up.
Disclaimer: I blame this fic, in its entirety, on this post, which I found through the LJ comm. [info]spn_heavymeta.
Warning: Buckle up, kids, it's going to be a long ride.

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