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cabinpres_fic ([personal profile] cabinpres_fic) wrote2012-04-03 07:26 am

PROMPT POST PART IV

Please see the most recent MOD NOTE


(updated 6 June)

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.


FILLING GUIDELINES



As you probably all know - our meme now has it's very own database created and maintained by the great Enigel. It both catalogues each and every prompt that we post and provides links to fills. You can find it here: Google Spreadsheet

We also have a Pinboard archive which has been put in place by the lovely [personal profile] oxfordtweed in the place of our late Delicious Archive. This Archive contains a list of all the prompts this meme has to offer - you can find it here: Pinboard Archive

This is a great step forward in making our meme just a little more organised (but not too organised of course. This is Cabin Pressure) which is always a good thing.

So in order to make things easier to archive - Please nest your fills.

This can be done by either posting each part as a reply to that part's immediate predecessor, OR by replying each time to Part I OR - well you get the idea :D

It makes it simpler for Enigel and myself to link fills in a clean and clear manner. Following these guildelines will be very much appreciated guys :D

REPROMPTING



Reprompting is allowed but please include the URL of the original prompt when you do so. It will make it infinitely more easy to Archive which would make both Enigel and I very happy :)

As for everything else



  1. Be respectful to one another. Disagreements are fine, but not everything disagreeable is trolling. If you suspect someone of trolling, just ignore it. If you cannot respond to a comment without attacking or trolling someone else, keep it to yourself.

  2. No bashing prompts. It might not be your cup of tea - but obviously someone wants it enough to go to the effort of requesting it. So just scroll past it.

  3. Prompt away as much as you like guys - seriously, go wild - but please try to fill as well.

  4. NEW - If your fill includes a major element that veers from the original prompt (crossovers, established universes, kinks, et cetera), please take a few moments to check with the OP that such additions are welcome. This has caused problems in the past and it only takes a few moments of your time.
  5. Please no RPF. I'm not trying to oppress you RPF writers and enthusiasts, I would just really like to avoid any legal problems.

  6. When you post a fill (or post a new part of a WIP) please go over to the Filled Prompts Post (if it is complete) or the WIP Post (if there are still more parts to come) and, following each post's guideline's, post a link to this fill or new part.


REALLY IMPORTANT ADDENDUM



According to numerous Child Safety laws it is illegal to provide pornographic material to minors. Seeing that the majority of the stuff we have here is rather adult in nature, this Meme is consequently an 18+ zone. Failing to comply to this rule could result in the Meme getting shut down. So if you're here and you're under 18 please back button now.

+ Please do not post anything regarding minors in a sexual situation. It really doesn't matter how tasteful or crass it is, there are laws that classify that sort of thing as child pornography and as such, I'm afraid we're going to have to go with the attitude that safe is better than sorry.

It really is VERY important that these rules are upheld as the consequences are severe.

Other than that - go crazy guys. Any problems please just message me and I'll try my best to work it out.



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Cracky AU

(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 03:18 pm (UTC)(link)
Douglas is an evil giant/dragon/magician. To appease him, the villagers decide to offer a human sacrifice: Martin.


Silly anon is silly. XD

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(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 04:11 pm (UTC)(link)
Brilliant anon is brilliant! - omgosh I want this! Seconded!

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Matrin loses a finger

(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 07:18 pm (UTC)(link)
I just have the sudden urge for Martin getting his finger sliced off at the base - and all the bloody mayhem that ensues.

Don't care how, who, or why - just make Martin Captain 9 digits.
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[personal profile] danlion 2012-04-20 07:42 pm (UTC)(link)
yes

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Dom/Sub universe - Douglas saves Martin from Gordon

(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 11:16 pm (UTC)(link)
AU - Dom/Sub, Alpha/Omega, whatever floats your boat: Martin is an unattached sub. In St Petersburg, when Gordon turns up, he decides that actually he's going to fix Gerti for free. However, what he wants in exchange is Martin, who can't legally refuse/won't because otherwise he thinks MJN will go under, whatever. Cue Douglas offering to become Martin's Dom to protect him from Gordon, who will surely abuse him/not let him be a pilot anymore/treat him like a slave. Basically, I want angsting followed by comforting, BAMF Douglas! D/M preferred, but gen is fine too <3
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Re: Dom/Sub universe - Douglas saves Martin from Gordon

[personal profile] crocodile_eat_u 2012-04-20 11:23 pm (UTC)(link)
WANT! OMG I WANT THIS. FUCK I'D SELL MY SOUL FOR THIS! WHERE DID I LEAVE MY SOUL??? ARGH!

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FILL - Lucky, part 1/?

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MRN - My restaurant now.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 11:41 pm (UTC)(link)
Gordon Shappey is the Australian equivalent of Gordon Ramsey.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-20 11:57 pm (UTC)(link)
My Brothel Now.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 12:15 am (UTC)(link)
Hahahaha second! Carolyn would make one hell of a Madam.

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snuggly friendship

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 12:35 am (UTC)(link)
Martin and Douglas are not romantically involved. There's no attraction or unresolved tension between them, and the thought of having sex with each other is, frankly, rather off-putting.
That does not stop them from snuggling together on Douglas' couch to watch a movie, sleeping together in one bed whenever Carolyn books them only one room and enjoying casual touching in the flight deck. Arthur joins them sometimes.

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SECONDING

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[personal profile] linguini17 2012-04-21 02:10 am (UTC)(link)
greedslave has done some lovely kiss meme art here:
http://pics.livejournal.com/greedslave/pic/0002srty

I think the pics deserve fic, don't you fellow memers? (Especially that second one *melts*).

That's the prompt: write a fill to explain one (or all) of the frames.

[identity profile] mxdp.livejournal.com 2012-04-21 08:12 am (UTC)(link)
SECONDING! (the one where Douglas wears a hoodie :P)

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[personal profile] polite_warning 2012-04-21 02:35 am (UTC)(link)
Martin gets kidnapped by someone who thinks he's Douglas. After all, they were told he was the first officer.

When the person wanting revenge on Douglas realises his accomplices brought back the wrong man, he decides to improvise...

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 03:02 am (UTC)(link)
Ooooh, I like - seconded.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 02:53 am (UTC)(link)
Martin finds a series of naughty stories about a pilot named Martin.
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john/martin, spoilers for sherlock s2

[personal profile] danlion 2012-04-21 02:57 am (UTC)(link)
Sherlock and John were really just friends; very, very close friends who were a little (a lot) more touchy feely with each other than people usually are, but were really nothing more than friends.

After Reichenbach, John meets Martin, and they become friends. One day when Martin visits John they just get so comfortable that John forgets who he's actually with and, idk, kisses the top of Martin's head when he thinks he's being silly, decides to sit on/right next to him even though there's a ton of room elsewhere, offers him food on his own fork and feeds it to him, just something that could be taken as romantic.

Martin has had a crush on John the whole time and is just HE LIKES ME, HE REALLY LIKES ME, and John realizes that doing those sorts of things with Martin is quite a bit different than when he did them with Sherlock.

Also since this prompt seems too John-centric, do it from Martin's POV!

I just want something cute and cheesy as shit and there's not enough of this pairing that isn't angst so PILE THE CHEESE AND FLUFF ON ME...

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SECOND.

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Crossing AUs

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 04:12 am (UTC)(link)
Douglas goes to sleep one night, then wakes up in a AU where he still works for Air England. Everything is fucking perfect. His wife is lovely, the pay is good, the job is awesome, life is pretty sweet.

Then as he walks home one day, he notices a familiar mop of red hair in an alley way. It's Martin, homeless. Horrified, Douglas asks him why this happened and Martin pushes him away. "I don't know who you are. Leave me alone."

Realizing what's going on, Douglas tries to find Carolyn and Arthur. He can't. He tries to help poor Martin, who seems to think all Douglas wants in return is 'favors.'

Suddenly this world isn't so awesome.

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Do I want this? Psh, YES!
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Five years

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 05:05 am (UTC)(link)
Obviously MJN isn't going to run forever. Soon enough GERTI is going to break down and everybody will have to go their own way. So where is everybody in five years?

Douglas, who wanted to stay close to his daughter, now teaches people how to fly.
Martin has moved onto a bigger airline. He's a First Officer, but he's a paid pilot and looks to be promoted in a few years.
Carolyn finally sold back GERTI to Gordon. She now opened up a humble barista coffee shop, where Arthur makes a pretty damn good cup of coffee.

Their lives aren't perfect, but it's good. What happens when they reunite?

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 05:54 am (UTC)(link)
Otters are not allowed on the flight deck. Captain Crieff has made that perfectly clear.

Benedict Cumberbatch looks like an otter, apparently.

By extension, so does Captain Crieff, logically.

Therefore, Captain Crieff may or may not be an otter and until this is straightened out... Captain Crieff is no longer allowed on the flight deck.

Tough luck, Skip.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-22 04:01 am (UTC)(link)
This is the greatest prompt I have ever read. Seconded beyond belief.

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(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 03:42 pm (UTC)(link)
It's that time again for Douglas to go back to Jinsy and take part in the wedding lottery, run by Mr. Slightlyman the Master of Balls.

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 05:54 pm (UTC)(link)
Jinsy praise him.

Tribbles

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 03:59 pm (UTC)(link)
Have you seen this on Tumblr?

http://tmblr.co/Z7LkGwK1JwSl

Arthur buys a tribble at an exotic street market!

Tossing it from hand to hand it starts to purr, Cue Gerti filled with Tribbles!

LOL

Carl @FittonATC

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Martin trapped by anxiety...

[personal profile] anon_e_moss 2012-04-21 05:04 pm (UTC)(link)
Martin is trapped in a room full of people. The door is not locked. The window is open. He is not tied down or handcuffed or under duress. Martin is trapped because he knows that the moment he leaves the room, everyone will start to talk about him. Laugh at him. Tease him.

So he stays in the room, waiting for the moment when he has been outside the sphere of attention long enough to slip out unnoticed, with no one thinking about him enough to make him the topic of conversation.

But someone follows...

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Another prompt I can relate to, wholeheartedly seconded.

Martin/FC, pegging, bells

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 06:05 pm (UTC)(link)
Yeah, I was dozing and had this interesting dream where Martin's getting rimmed and pegged and he's wearing a collar with a bell on it and his domme is telling him what a very good boy he is and then there are orgasms andthen Martin develops a very interesting reaction to hearing a bell ring.

any takers?
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No more cheese for you :-)

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Why Martin should eat right before he goes to bed more

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 07:00 pm (UTC)(link)
After eating a toasted cheese sandwich made on the cinnamon bread that was left in the house, Martin has a very strange erotic dream: Cross-dressing!Bottom!femme domme!Douglas rimming and pegging bell-collared!Top!Martin.

inspired by the previous post and needed because of reasons
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Re: Why Martin should eat right before he goes to bed more

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Seconded because I brought the cheese :)

masturbation frustration

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 07:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Martin is too tired, too tense, too worried to get off

and it's making him incredibly grumpy, since wanking is basically the one pleasure he has that doesn't cost him money.

I would love if either Arthur or Douglas helped him out with his little problem
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[personal profile] tracionn 2012-04-21 07:32 pm (UTC)(link)
AWWWW, yes please. Romantic shipper that I am, I'd be especially happy about Douglas' help :)

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I think I saw a sushi place

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 08:10 pm (UTC)(link)
This is not canon, since it's just on the "about" page here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00lmcxj but presumably Douglas was fired from Air England because of "a difference of opinion with Hong Kong customs about whether having seven silk kimonos stitched inside one’s jackets indicated one was a smuggler... or simply a lovable eccentric".

And then in the series he goes on and on about sushi.

What if sushi and kimonos were just the tip of the iceberg? What if Douglas was a huge Japanophile?

Run with it, please! (Serious or cracky, or both, I don't mind. If you wanted cracky, you could make him a manga addict too :D)

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Just whistle

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 09:59 pm (UTC)(link)
Everyone has a mating call unique to themselves. Sometimes that call can attract many potential mates, sometimes it can repel those potential mates. It was customary for a person to announce their call during a date, to see if the other reciprocated.

Martin's mating call is too high pitch for anyone to hear, so everyone he has been with thinks he doesn't have one. Lonely and depressed one day, Martin whistled out his call, thinking he should just give up. Nobody was ever going to answer...

"Did you hear that?" Douglas turned, confused. "It sounded like someone just rung bells right now."

Based off a true story of my family's mating calls.

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Wow, I think I really need this! Seconded

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Possible character death

(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 10:10 pm (UTC)(link)
Inspired by Dead Like Me.

Douglas is a Reaper. His jobs is to take souls to the afterlife. The job sucks but he understands why it's necessary.

Then he realizes Martin is next to die. Does he reap Martin or does he try his hardest to keep the young man alive?

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I lurv that show
and SECOND

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(Anonymous) 2012-04-21 10:38 pm (UTC)(link)
Douglas and Arthur go about their business, when, all of a sudden, aliens (or sex pollen or witches or whatever) make them Do It.

Insomnia

[personal profile] linguini17 2012-04-22 08:11 am (UTC)(link)
Simple prompt. It's 3 am and someone can't sleep.

Re: Insomnia

[personal profile] pink_dalek 2012-06-23 08:10 am (UTC)(link)
Summary: A dark, lonely night for an “incorrigible old romantic.”
Note: The song referenced is “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning,” originally recorded by Frank Sinatra (it can be found on YouTube). Imagine it on solo piano, played in a quiet, melancholy manner, with Roger Allam singing the words. Along with opera, SinatraFan!Douglas is my headcanon.

Douglas rolled over for what felt like the hundredth time, turning his pillow yet again to the cool side and giving it a fluff for good measure. Carolyn seemed especially determined to wring every last minute of work she could out of her pilots lately, and he’d crossed more time zones than he could remember in the last ten days. His internal clock was thoroughly scrambled and sleep had eluded him for hours. But if he was honest with himself, jet lag wasn’t the real reason he was still awake.

The bed was colder than he was used to or liked. He’d rummaged out a second blanket from the linen cupboard, but it hadn’t helped. He was used to having another person in bed with him and even weeks after Helena’s leaving, he was having trouble adjusting. Most nights he could sleep, but there were bad ones like this when the bed felt cold and lonely and just too big.

Several of the flights had been cargo ones with only Martin and himself, and Carolyn had booked them into single rooms every time. Even just hearing another person breathing softly and shifting under the sheets across the room helped him sleep. A couple of times the rooms had had a single large bed. Although they’d slept with their backs to one another, leaving at least a foot between them, the warmth of another body had crept across the expanse, soothing and relaxing him.

There was a time when a drink would have unwound him wonderfully and helped him sleep, but he was nearly nine years’ sober and planned to stay that way. He didn’t keep sleeping pills around because they tended to leave him feeling doped-up the next morning, and even when he had a day off there was no telling when Carolyn was going to call at some ungodly hour with a last-minute booking.

He’d spent a half-hour in the deep soaking tub in the bathroom, easing the stiffness of the hours spent on the flight deck, wishing he could afford to replace it with a tub with whirlpool jets. Then an hour in bed, re-reading ‘The Sun Also Rises.’ He’d thought he was relaxed and drowsy when he finally put the book on the nightstand and turned out the light, but sleep hadn’t come.

He had no one to cuddle up with and spoon. No one to nuzzle awake for a quick shag to help him get to sleep. It wasn’t that he was randy, just—lonely. Achingly lonely. He could hide it from everyone, even himself, during the day. He could be Douglas Richardson the sky god, teasing Martin, butting heads with Carolyn, sidestepping Arthur’s attempts to feed him questionable food. But he had none of those distractions now.

Douglas stretched and shifted, fluffing the pillow yet again. The neighborhood was so quiet it almost felt like he was the last person on the planet. As he settled, he nearly knocked the half-empty mug of cold chamomile tea off the nightstand. He hated the taste of it; the only reason there was any in the house was because it had been Helena’s remedy for sleepless nights and she’d left a box of it in the pantry when she’d moved out. It was a remnant of her damned health kick; turning thirty-five had started her on herbal tea and yoga, then health food and organic everything, then she’d progressed to tai chi—he stopped that train of thought at once.

He needed the loo. Sighing, he hauled himself out of bed and down the hall. Afterward he wandered through the moonlit house, stopping in the lounge to look out the large window onto the quiet tree-lined street. It was a neighborhood of semi-detached houses, connected by their garages rather than a common wall between living areas. It was an unusual arrangement but one he liked, especially with his gleaming baby grand piano taking up nearly a third of the lounge.

It was his pride and joy, the only thing he insisted on keeping after every divorce. It dominated the room even more than usual now, after Helena had taken the two armchairs and the end tables, leaving him the sofa and coffee table he’d had when they married, along with a forlorn-looking floor lamp currently standing alone in one corner. She’d also taken the dining set in the room beyond, adding to the air of desolation.

He sat down at the piano, slid the cover back from the keys, engaged the soft pedal, and began playing quietly. The pure, clear tones barely carried in the quiet room, and he felt sure the neighbors wouldn’t hear a thing. He ran through a few scales, loosening his finger joints, warming up the muscles. He’d been playing earlier in the evening, after making dinner for one, and the sheet music was still arranged on the stand. His fingers moved over the keys, almost caressing the music from them as he segued into a melody. He drew a breath and started singing, his warm baritone barely carrying beyond the piano’s notes. For once he was singing only for himself, heedless of the effect of his voice. There was no one around to impress, anyway.

‘In the wee small hours of the morning,
While the whole wide world is fast asleep,
You lie awake and think about the girl
And never, ever think of counting sheep.

When your lonely heart has learned its lesson,
You'd be hers if only she would call,
In the wee small hours of the morning,
That's the time you miss her most of all.’

He added a bridge echoing the melody, the notes seeming to almost hover in the still air.

‘When your lonely heart has learned its lesson,
You'd be hers if only she would call,
In the wee small hours of the morning,
That's the time you miss her most of all.’

As the last notes died away Douglas sat absolutely still. Closing the cover, he rested his arms on it and lowered his head, letting go, letting himself cry silently. There was no one to see or hear him, no one to judge, no one to put on a show for here. Only his piano stood witness.

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Martin is buried alive.
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Seconding. I'm not even going to live a legible excuse, it's more like flailing arms with how much I WANT this filled.

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