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cabinpres_fic ([personal profile] cabinpres_fic) wrote2015-01-27 02:05 am


Prompting Post Part VIII

Prompt Post Eight

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Gen or Any/Any, Martin loses his license

[personal profile] annievh 2015-01-28 02:39 am (UTC)(link)
... because of something Douglas did.

I have a preference for Theresa/Martin, but if you want a very angsty D/M, that works for me.

Re: Gen or Any/Any, Martin loses his license

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 03:41 am (UTC)(link)
Oooo, very seconded. Ooo.

Re: Gen or Any/Any, Martin loses his license

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 07:36 am (UTC)(link)
Ooh yes! Especially if it's Martin/Douglas

AU - D/M arranged marriage, sort of.

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 09:09 am (UTC)(link)
Shortly after Cremona, Carolyn gets ill and develops a high fever, during which she insists that she cannot have pilots who are not married to each other. It's a source of great and genuine distress in her fevered state.

Since everyone is rather worried that Carolyn's illness could become fatal if she keeps on like this and Arthur is beside himself with worry, Martin and Douglas decide there is no harm in having Arthur preside over their hospital bedside wedding, just to calm Carolyn and let her have some peace.

Carolyn eventually recovers and all goes back to normal apart from the joking ("Do you want me to drive, darling?"). Except... Arthur had one of those internet license to perform an actual civil union. The paperwork was done, signed by medical staff 'witnesses' and submitted to the registry office, and Martin and Douglas are in fact officially civil partners under the law.

When Helena later files for divorce from Douglas, everything suddenly gets very complicated.

Prefer happy ending with Douglas and Martin choosing to remain partners, either platonically or romantically.

TLDR: To soothe an ill Carolyn, Douglas and Martin have Arthur fake-marry them, except it turns out to not be quite as fake as they thought.

Re: AU - D/M arranged marriage, sort of.

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 02:59 pm (UTC)(link)
Ooooh I LOVE this!

(esp fevered!shipper!Carolyn: "gdi I caNNOT STaNd tHIs UST!")

Martin and Douglas are in fact officially civil partners under the law.

welllll, 'cept Douglas was married to someone else at the time? Are you allowed to be married to one person and civil unioned to another? (That would actually be wonderful for poly ppl, and very forward-thinking of the UK :D :D :D) If not, then the c-u was invalid.

So bonus points for Martin insisting that they make it all correct and according to regulations after Douglas' divorce :D :D :D

Re: Gen or Any/Any, Martin loses his license

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 03:02 pm (UTC)(link)
like anon above, I esp like this if D/M, cuz ANGST!!! (am such an angst!whore :-)

but like OP I like T/M too - oooh so angsty just seconding the prompt lol!

Re: AU - D/M arranged marriage, sort of.

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 04:03 pm (UTC)(link)
I don't expect so and the divorce case will likely touch on that, but keep in mind, this will have been paperwork drawn up and/or filled out by Arthur which is enough to muddy a great many waters.

Re: AU - D/M arranged marriage, sort of.

(Anonymous) 2015-01-28 04:08 pm (UTC)(link)

Whoops, don't know what happened there, that italicised bit is supposed to be the bit about being married at the time of the civil partnership. Ack!

Douglas's damaged wing

(Anonymous) 2015-01-29 03:00 am (UTC)(link)
Douglas does something stupid and injures his wrist or strains his shoulder or something, a la Martin in Ottery, and since it happened in a way that will sound ridiculous when he tells the story, he does one of two things: 1. Makes up a lie
2. Hides it

Something happens that forces him to take some painkillers for it. Only his doctor never told him that complete and utter honesty would be a side effect...

Re: Douglas's damaged wing

(Anonymous) 2015-01-29 05:09 am (UTC)(link)
I'm giggling evilly. Seconded.

Re: Douglas's damaged wing

(Anonymous) 2015-01-29 10:50 am (UTC)(link)
Oh Douglas.

Re: Douglas's damaged wing

(Anonymous) 2015-01-30 04:13 am (UTC)(link)
Oh yes, I want this!!

Captain Richardson (tw: unhealthy relationship)

(Anonymous) 2015-01-30 09:16 pm (UTC)(link)
Douglas wants so badly to be captain because he thinks it's the only way he's worth being loved: if he's successful. Unfortunately, his newest romantic relationship only confirms that belief, and his self-esteem (which was never high to begin with) plummets. Luckily, someone actually does love him, warts and all.

"Well, it's a funny story..."

(Anonymous) 2015-01-30 09:52 pm (UTC)(link)
D/M - Martin gets a bit too... enthusiastic during sex, and accidentally hurts Douglas enough that they need to take him to the hospital.
Rather that getting off, Martin is left sitting next to his partner's hospital bed, red as a tomato as they explain to the doctors how Douglas hurt his... ahem.

Re: Captain Richardson (tw: unhealthy relationship)

(Anonymous) 2015-02-01 01:57 pm (UTC)(link)
Thoroughly seconded.

Carolyn/Herc, Valentine's Day

(Anonymous) 2015-02-02 08:57 pm (UTC)(link)
Exactly what it says on the tin. Rest of crew optional but always appreciated.

Martin comforting Douglas

(Anonymous) 2015-02-03 03:07 am (UTC)(link)
Either platonically or in a d/m relationship- Douglas is really, really sad or worried about something. He pushes everyone else away but Martin, to the captain's touched surprise, is the one person he will allow to comfort him. Basically d/m or d & m hurty comforty goodness please. Recs also gratefully received... Thanks :)

Re: Martin comforting Douglas

(Anonymous) 2015-02-03 09:08 am (UTC)(link)
Comforty hugs for you, op, and 10 million seconds for the prompt!

Douglas and Martin play monopoly

(Anonymous) 2015-02-04 01:03 am (UTC)(link)
I'm just really curious to see which pilot would win a game of Monopoly. Martin's got loads of budgeting experience and probably a Monopoly manual, but he's also got rotten luck... Douglas would of course rely entirely on luck and zero strategy.

Bonus points if it's D/M and almost ends their relationship through sheer frustration.

Re: Martin comforting Douglas

(Anonymous) 2015-02-04 01:48 am (UTC)(link)
OP here - thank you for the comforty hugs very very much.

(Anonymous) 2015-02-04 05:42 pm (UTC)(link)
Douglas likes fixing things for people he cares about, even if it might cost him something. But he doesn't like them finding out he's had to sacrifice to do it. So when one of his fixing plots ends up with him in real danger, or hurt, he pretends everything's fine. Until it's not.

(Anonymous) 2015-02-04 05:58 pm (UTC)(link)

D/M, double penetration

(Anonymous) 2015-02-04 06:28 pm (UTC)(link)
Are there any double penetration fics out there? If not, can there be?! Pref two men penetrating Martin, but I'm open to Douglas plus toy as well. Consensual please :)

developing D/M - Douglas wants to be dominated

(Anonymous) 2015-02-05 10:38 am (UTC)(link)
All his sexually active life, what Douglas has yearned for is for someone to just claim him. Not a full on BDSM relationship, but just to be completely manhandled once in a while, pushed up against walls and groped, ordered around sexually, held down and fucked hard for hours, kept on the edge until it suited his partner to let him come. Unfortunately for Douglas, he's always been tall and strong and his partners that have been interested in anything like that have wanted him to be in control of them. Douglas has always been a considerate lover and gone with what his lovers desired, saving his own fantasies to be just that, fantasy.

Then one day, when the playful flirting with his short, slight, ginger captain starts getting serious, rather than the usual dynamic he finds that the Supreme Commander extends his domain beyond the cockpit of the aeroplane, whether he's aware he does or not.

TLDR: Douglas wants to be dominated. When their relationship becomes sexual it turns out Martin is surprisingly dominant.

Re: developing D/M - Douglas wants to be dominated

(Anonymous) 2015-02-05 10:46 am (UTC)(link)
More yeses to this than one can imagine.
Please please anyone!?!?!?