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PROMPT POST PART III

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Cabin Pressure Fic Prompt Post Three


Welcome everybody. How you got here I have no idea but thank you for coming and welcome again, nonetheless . As you may have gathered this is a Fic Prompting Meme dedicated solely to the hilarious and oh-so-addictive BBC Radio 4 sitcom - Cabin Pressure. I'm aiming for this to be pretty anything goes - but in order for everything to run smoothly, there are a few guidelines. Don't worry - they're not too restrictive.


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[personal profile] sostrangechild 2012-02-18 06:55 pm (UTC)(link)
In light of my current situation*, I really would love to see Martin being led over to the sofa/couch (canna remember which one is British), laid down with his head in someone's lap (OFC/OMC/whomeer you please), and given a sinus massage to clear his headache.

*the neighbours are still partying and it's ten to five in the morning and I need to get up for work in three hours and my head is pounding. :( we've called the police twice.

Social Anxiety

(Anonymous) 2012-02-18 08:23 pm (UTC)(link)
Someone is having a Bad Day. In a social-anxiety-too-many-people-around-just-want-to-curl-up-on-their-own kind of way. Someone/something makes it better.

/end loading personal problems onto fictional characters.
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FILL: Hell has frozen over

[personal profile] anon_e_moss 2012-02-18 09:08 pm (UTC)(link)
"Oh dear."

"Oh dear, what?"

"What?"

"You. You just said oh dear, really quietly and really slowly, and while looking at the console."

"Have you seen Arthur today?"

"No."

"Exactly, he is avoiding us. And what quick glimps I was able to get just now was of a man whose glass was not only half empty, but had been placed out of reach."

"Arthur is...UPSET."

"It would appear."

"But...Arthur doesn't get upset. Does he? I mean, not without hell freezing over first surely."

"Go and see for yourself. el Capitan. He's in row B, seat 2."

"You have control."

"How reassuring, seeing as I shall be the only person on the flight deck."


"Arthur?"

"Oh. Hey Skip."

"Are you alright?"

"Yeah."

"Now say it without the sigh."

"I've been invited to a school reunion on Friday. Fifteen years later."

"Wow. That'll be brilliant won't it."

"Yeah."

"But?"

"I was never good in school. Or groups. I mean, I say things that make people laugh, not in a good way where they are laughing because you are funny and want to be funny, but in a bad way because you are funny but you dom't want to be funny. And I will be alone for the whole evening and I get worried about doing something funny that I don't want to be funny, and that makes me nervous and I get so nervous I can't concentrate and then I am bound to say something funny that I don't want to be funny because I am trying not to, and I hate the way people look at me when..."

"Arthur. Breath."

"Sorry Skip. You don't need to hear this."

"Sounds like I do. But Arthur you talk to passengers all the time."

"Only to ask them questions. Being a Steward. I'm good at being a steward. I'm good here. I'm...okay."

"You talk to me, and to Douglas."

"It's different."

"How."

"I trust you, and I know that even if you are laughing at me, it isn't because you don't like me. I don't feel so bad about being me around you, because I know that you're not being mean. It's...I don't know the word"

"I think I know what you mean."

"You won't tell Mum will you. She'll fuss, or tell me not to go. And I want to go, I just don't want to go and be stupid. And I know that I will be. And I'll be alone..."

"What if I went with you."

"Skip?"

"Well, these invitation are usually plus one. So how about I go with you. You be yourself, I'll tap you on the shoulder if I think you're about to make a complete idiot of yourself. If all else fails we sit in the corner and talk about planes"

"You wouldn't mind."

"I missed my own school reunion. So it would make up for that."

"Awe thanks Skip. It will be brilliant with you there. And I can introduce you to all my friends."

"Yes. Maybe we should work on how you word the introduction."


"Skip?"

"Yes."

"I was just wondering...why did you miss your school reunion?"

"... ... see you Friday, Arthur."

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Forced masculinity

(Anonymous) 2012-02-18 11:28 pm (UTC)(link)
Martin is actually Marlene. She's not a transgender or a transexual. She chooses to look male because she finds in a world where most pilots positions are dominated by men, it's just easier to get past all the sexism if she looks like a man.

Which explains why Martin is so short, tends to have a high squeaky voice, and constantly wearing her Captain jacket to hide those tiny, but still formed breasts.

And like all things, Douglas finds out.

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Deplaning via the emergency exit

[personal profile] basingstoke 2012-02-18 11:51 pm (UTC)(link)
http://jezebel.com/5885905/mom-with-crying-baby-unwisely-uses-the-emergency-exit-to-get-off-the-plane-faster

Is Gertie big enough to have an emergency exit? If she is, you know a passenger has tried to use it in flight. Did Arthur heroically tackle them to the ground? Did Carolyn remind them that it was physically impossible to open the door?

Or maybe Mr Birling, some trip, decides using the regular door is for poor people and goes straight out the bouncy slide. What do they do?

Heck, even if they DON'T have an emergency exit, maybe Mr Birling decides to deplane via emergency inflatable raft...

like Three's Company only with more girls

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 12:39 am (UTC)(link)
This year, for reasons that don't quite need explaining, all of Martin's roommates are girls. One or two have been here before and know Martin and reassure the new ones that Martin's a good bloke and won't be creepy at them.

After overhearing Douglas say something cutting about Martin and his luck with women, the girls decide to take Martin under their wings and teach him everything he needs to know about clothes, flirting and what women really want in a boyfriend.

Whether he wants the help or not.

At least until he realises their advice actually works.

bonus points for Douglas being a little green with envy over Martin's new living arrangements.
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Never seen three's company, but I'm having a go at this.

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Fluff please

[personal profile] crocodile_eat_u 2012-02-19 12:47 am (UTC)(link)
Douglas and Martin fluff please.

Because I'm incredibly stressed, tounge tied and feel like screaming at EVERYONE! ;______; *cries*

Maybe Douglas soothing away a headache for Martin? Or just being really really nice for once. :( (I love you confessions?)

Please?
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[personal profile] sostrangechild 2012-02-19 07:57 am (UTC)(link)
Let's be tired and upset together! *hugs soothingly*

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"Or as I am privileged to call him, Sir"

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 02:48 am (UTC)(link)
Douglas is miffed at Martin for something and is 'Sir.'-ing him all over the place.

Someone overhears this and completely misinterprets it to mean that Martin is Douglas' dom.

For once, Douglas is left speechless.

M/D, D/s or no, or just gen, up to the author, bonus points for Carolyn mercilessly teasing them both

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(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 04:21 am (UTC)(link)
Douglas is a vampire. He uses MJN as a front. He has tasted Carolyn and Arthur's blood, and it's nothing special. He has never planned to feed on Martin, because, well, Martin is lame. It's only logical his blood would be the same too.

Something happens in which Douglas does taste Martin's blood. And it's marvellous.

And addicting.

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 04:33 am (UTC)(link)
Arthur gets a girlfriend. Which isn't a surprise. What's surprising is that the girl is SMART. Hellishly smart. I-have-five-college-degrees-and-speak-seven-languages smart.

The girl explains she likes Arthur because he's the sweetest man she's ever known. When Douglas and Martin start making fun of Arthur also being the dumbest man she's ever known, the girl gets angry and verbally cuts them down. "I thought you two were supposed to be his friends!"

Fill: Rosie

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Rosie was cute, like all of the other girls Arthur has dated. She was from a good family, an equestrian, had a bright smile and big blue eyes. She wore baby-doll dresses and her favorite color was polka-dot. Half the time she said something, it was actually a giggle, and, for some bizarre and completely inexplicable reason, she liked playing charades.

She was also a doctoral student at Bristol University, with two Bachelor's Degrees in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Manchester, a Master's Degree in Chemistry from the University of Bath, and currently boasted a 3.954 career GPA. ("Oh, that horrible sociology module," she said once while shuddering. "I would have a career 4.0 if it weren't for that Emile bloody Durkheim.") She had graduated from Manchester magna cum laude and left Bath summa cum laude. Her undergraduate thesis on the effects of prolonged contact with polyglycerates on lab mice had been published a year after her graduation and was widely regarded as revolutionary on the topic. She had an IQ of 145.

And she was happily dating Arthur Shappey.

No, not just that. A year after they first met, Rosie Wickham and Arthur Shappey were engaged to be married.

Martin and Douglas had been invited to the engagement party at Carolyn's house, still dazed at the fact that not only was Arthur getting married, but he was getting married to a girl who, quite honestly, could think circles around Fitton.

Rosie clung to Arthur's side all night (or was it the other way around? Or both at the same time?), staring at him like he was the second coming. Arthur couldn't tear his eyes away from her, either. When it came time for the parents to give their blessings (Carolyn was quite nice and complimentary and Rosie's parents were supportive and kind), Arthur took a moment to regale the crowd with his masterful use of the English language to compliment his fiance.

"Rosie, you're...you're more than brilliant. I wish I knew a word that was better than brilliant, because you are better than brilliant and I want to tell you that. But I don't know that word. It's a big word, I think, but I was never good with big words, but if I could find that big word right now, I would call you that word because you are that word. That word that is more than brilliant, just like you. Maybe--Maybe that word isn't as big as I think it is. Maybe it's just your name: Rosie. Rosie...you're Rosie."

And it could just be that the thrice-divorced man in his mid-fifties and an early-thirties eternally-single man who had only had sex with two different people in his entire life (both times almost completely by accident) were both just too cynical for genuine emotion, but Martin and Douglas found it necessary to take a moment for some "fresh air".

"I can't believe this is a thing" Douglas said as he sipped apple juice.

"I know! I mean, Arthur's a nice guy and everything but...Rosie's practically a genius. Have you heard her talk about her dissertation? She's...I don't even know what she's saying, but it sounds smart."

"Of course she's smart. She's the smartest person any of us have ever met. And she..."

"She's marrying the single stupidest person we know."

Douglas and Martin laughed, then turned around to walk back into the house. That was when they noticed that Rosie, in a polka-dot sleeveless summer dress and with her arms crossed, was standing between them and the front door. And she did not look happy.

"Oh, hello Rosie."

"What is wrong with you two?" she demanded, ignoring Douglas. "Where do you get off talking down about Arthur? Aren't you his friends?"

Martin blinked. "Well, yes, but..."

"Then why are you calling him stupid?"

"Rosie," Douglas answered, "you're marrying the soft-headed boy. You've should be the expert on the subject by now."

Rosie's face turned red. "Arthur is not stupid! He's not smart, but maybe I don't want that. Maybe I've dated enough smart guys to know that they're all just the same smart-arsed, conceited, thoughtless tools? Maybe I like my man a little on the simple side? Maybe I like coming home to see someone who's happy to see me, who's kind and wonderful and who makes me laugh and relax after spending hours in a lab staring at petri dishes and test tubes?" Rosie put her hands on her hips. "Everyone criticizes us for being intellectually incompatible or whatever my parents said. What they should be focusing on is how happy we make each other. He's curious about what I do and he listens and I like that. And then I get to ask him about his flights and his face...have you really seen him talk? Especially about you and the plane? It's like someone turned a light on in his face! It's amazing! He's amazing! I'm happy to be his fiance and I will be ten times happier when I am finally his wife come October. Now, if you two are done being cynical old grumps, then you are very welcome to rejoin the party. If not...if not then you can stay out here until you understand love."

Rosie nodded, turned, and walked back into the house, where she gave Arthur a kiss on the cheek and a possessive, gentle hug.

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(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 05:16 am (UTC)(link)
(I'll preface this by saying that I really, really don't want it to be Douglas/Martin. The friendship aspect in this prompt is important to me. Projecting? Me?)

Douglas finds out that Martin is bisexual. He doesn't particularly care, though he finds it somewhat amusing/sad that Martin was utterly convinced the revelation would destroy whatever friendship they've managed to strike up, or that Douglas would tease him about it even more relentlessly than he teases him about everything else. Everything is fine, and they go on like nothing has happened.

Except that Douglas starts to realize that Martin never mentions being attracted to men - on the occasion that the subject of dating/relationships/sex/whatever comes up, Martin only talks about women.

It turns out that Martin is so used to having to hide that part of himself, he can't quite bring himself to stop, even around someone who knows and doesn't care. Maybe he's afraid if he pushes the subject, Douglas will change his mind and suddenly decide he hates him. Maybe that's happened to him before.

This revelation does disturb Douglas, and he resolves to do something about it.

tl;dr: Martin is bisexual. Douglas knows. Martin very carefully never, ever brings it up. Douglas tries to make Martin more comfortable with being himself around him.

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 06:15 am (UTC)(link)
This hits... really close to home for me. Just... I would try to fill myself, but RL is killing all my free time.

I hope you get a fill. :]

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(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 07:01 am (UTC)(link)
Inspired by a quote on Pintrest:

Some at MJN snaps and shouts "All I want to do is sit down for ten minutes and not worry about a single. damn. thing. Is that really so much to ask?"

It makes the most sense to have this be either Martin or Carolyn, but I'd love to see Douglas or even Arthur just freak out about how much they have to worry.

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My first thought was Martin when I read this...but Carolyn has an awful lot on her plate too, so that could work really well.

Seconded.

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Fluffy Fem!Douglas

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 09:34 am (UTC)(link)
The fem Douglas' I've seen have been great, but have had her being very forward and sort of seducing a mostly spluttering Martin, which I reckon would probably happen in said situation.

However, I think that having as a woman, Douglas would have to tackle said situation very differently, as lets face it, Martin is nothing like all the other stewards shes been pulling.

So what I'd like is fem Douglas realising that the only way she's going to get Martin is by turning on all the charm and going ful on 'cute and fluffy', with fluttering eyes all cutsie like...

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 01:32 pm (UTC)(link)
We need some Douglas angst up in here.

After all, he's not as self-assured as he would have us believe: he's an ex-alcoholic, has three ex-wives (and it seems to me that he genuinely loved Helena - the brown sauce thing was adorable), a daughter he barely sees, and a career on the decline. There is plenty of fodder for hurting Douglas a bit.

(My flatmate and I may or may not have been listening to Roger Allam as Javert...)

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Given that I came on here to prompt something very similar myself - seconded!

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Cabin Pressure/Pan Am crossover

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 02:56 pm (UTC)(link)
Dean and Te'd cabin antics remind me so much of Arthur and martin, so I want to see the crew of MJN meeting the crew of PanAm.

A little role reversal

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 06:27 pm (UTC)(link)
Martin is the one who finally speaks up and admits he has feelings for Douglas. Douglas's reaction is caught between denial, amusement, and terror. Even if he were attracted to Martin (which he isn't. Probably.), he would inevitably destroy Martin and leave him a hollowed out shell of a man because a relationship couldn't possibly actually work out.

Basically, I want to see Martin grow a bit of a spine and go after something he wants (but, you know, he's still Martin, so in a Martin-y way) and Douglas finally realizing that, for once, Martin is right.
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I reaaaaaaally want this! Really, really, really!

Fathers

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 06:55 pm (UTC)(link)
In this blog post, John Finnemore mentioned that one thing that was cut out of "St. Petersburg" was "a four page long conversation between Martin and Douglas in the canteen about their fathers":

http://johnfinnemore.blogspot.com/2011/08/goose-smoothies-all-round.html

He goes on to say he can't post it, because he might end up using it in a later episode, but I'd like to see someone try their hand at it! Doesn't have to be four pages, over even in the canteen in St. Petersburg: just a conversation between Martin and Douglas about their dads (Arthur can join in if he wants).

Lost Airport

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In lieu of the mapcrunch airport crisis of 2012:
The crew can't find the airfield and try to use mapcrunch.

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Am I right in thinking that 'the mapcrunch airport crisis' is the game where starting from a random spot in the middle of nowhere, you have to search out an airport so you can get home? =]

In which case SECONDED!

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Thanks to the wonderful anon who posted the link to John Finnemore's blog regarding St Petersberg in the prompt above, I now desperately want to see something made out of this, which was cut from the episode:

GORDON: Just got in. Bloody hell, the crosswind, eh? Hairiest landing I’ve had for years!

MARTIN: Yeah! You should try doing it on one engine!

GORDON: Jeez, I wouldn’t want to! Did you?

MARTIN: No, I didn’t!

GORDON: Oh. Right, I was gonna say!

MARTIN: No, I mean, I didn’t want to either.

DOUGLAS: ...However, he absolutely did. Rather well, actually


Could I just have a lovely, gen fic with Douglas acknowledging either to himself or telling Martin, that our favourite captain isn't actually a bad pilot. OK, he's not Douglas, but then he's not had thirty years flying experience or a supreme amount of self confidence with everyone telling him that it was stupid to go after his dream. But he's clearly getting better as the series goes on, and hell, he landed in a crosswind with only one engine, which has got to count for something right?

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I saw that blog post when it went up and have wanted a fic on it ever since...somehow never got round to prompting. MAJORLY SECONDED.

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(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 07:37 pm (UTC)(link)
Whenever there's high humidity, or after a downpour, Martin's hair goes ridiculously curly.

Douglas finds this hilarious.
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Douglas may find this hilarious, but I find it adorable. Seconded!

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(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 09:11 pm (UTC)(link)
Who was Martin trying to demonstrate "best safety procedures" to before the start of Ottery St Mary? Did this person take him to the hospital? If they did, why didn't they stick around? Was it one of the students? Another man-(or woman)-with-a-van Martin had made friends with? Someone he fancied?

Go wild, anons! :D

(Anonymous) 2012-02-20 01:41 am (UTC)(link)
Yes, yes, yes!! Seconding! I was wondering about Martin's "demonstration", myself!!

Martin/anyone, body worship

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 09:22 pm (UTC)(link)
PWP. Someone (preferably Lestrade) worshiping Martin's body during sex. Every part of it: his ginger hair, his beautiful pale eyes, guys full lips, that elegant neck, his tiny, skinny ribcage, the protruding hipbones, those long legs, all the way down to his feet and toes.


Martin is initially shy and uncomfortable, but quickly that's replaced by pride and arousal.

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Swype is a bitch and ruins my prompts ._.

But what if- Shut up Martin!

(Anonymous) 2012-02-19 10:29 pm (UTC)(link)
Because I'm seriously on the verge of having a nervous breakdown trying to get all my work done and sort out university interviews. I can just imagine Martin putting himself through the same thing when he was taking his flight exams.

So I put foward this thought- Maybe Douglas and Martin have to re-take the exam, or go on another refresher course. And once they've taken it, Douglas sees for the first time the sheer panic Martin is going through at the mere possibility of not being able to fly again. And it's worrying. Needless to say, I want to see him comfort Martin! Just some fluffy, fluffy love and comfort.

Douglas/Martin (if you're inclined) or gen. I just want to see some much deserved comfort for our Captain. And if you're doing D/M- bonus points for a non-established relationship. I love all the confused lovey feelings at the beginning! <33
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If it is any consolation Anon, the hard work IS worth it. Take it from someone who is on the other side (Just showed my age there).

Good luck.

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Because Arthur getting angry at Ruth for upsetting Carolyn was BRILLIANT...

Five times protective!Arthur snapped in defense of any or all of the other MJN crew members, and one time they returned the favour? Or something along those lines.

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Would love this. Second!

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Martin/Arthur

Martin and Arthur have just started dating. After their third or fourth date, Arthur tells Martin that he has a mental disability - another anon came up with Fragile X Syndrome, which I thought worked quite well, but really whatever you think fits best. Arthur says that plenty of people have called it quits with him after finding out, and that he won't blame Martin if he wants to do the same.

Martin tells Arthur that it doesn't make a difference, and they go on their merry way, courting each other in the adorably awkward manner one would expect from the two of them.

Basically, fluff.

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I would love to read about a normal, everydayish day for Martin and Douglas as an established couple. Just the regular, little things. Working day or a day off, you choose. Getting up together, breakfast, etc. Take me through one of their days.