Ten Mara
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Joined 08-18-04, id: 655057
Author has written 2 stories for LXG.

“Rubicon 1: Aftermath” is my first LXG fic, but I wrote X-Files fiction for seven years. Especially fic of the “MulderTorture” variety (with plenty of ScullyComfort), so I’m unleashing on Tom in this fandom. And from the reading I have been doing, a lot of other people enjoy doing the same. He’s so angst-able!

Speaking of which, X-Files fandom has “MulderTorture”, Stargate SG-1 has “Daniel Thumping”, Star Trek has “Gratuitous Tom Paris Abuse” – has a term been coined for what we put Tom (and the rest of the League) through?

When I waned on The X-Files, I really wanted a new potential, but thought that I could put my freed-up time to use on my poor neglected novel. So instead I got broadsided by Tom (but how can I blame anyone so sweet?) and so help me a trilogy sprung forth into my head. From Mulder to Sawyer – I must have a thing for American Special Agents.

Though when LXG was first released, somehow it got under my radar. I was aware of it by name, but never got to see a trailer or really know what it was about, so I didn’t go see it at the cinema. Then in April 2004 I was catching up with a friend who had just seen the movie on video. She told me a bit about it and then said, “They even managed to get Tom Sawyer in there as a Secret Service Agent!” That got my attention and made me curious. So when I saw the cover of the DVD I thought, “Is that Tom Sawyer? If so, he’s grown up VERY nicely!”

Eventually in June I finally managed to buy a copy of the two disc DVD and that was that. I loved it, and then a story arc came to me for Tom Sawyer.

‘Crossing the Rubicon means to make a decisive move which cannot be undone.’ (Collins Dictionary 1988)

The Rubicon Trilogy:
Rubicon 1 – Aftermath (the ‘inner angst’ fic) (completed)
Rubicon 2 – Africa (the ‘hospital drama’ fic) (now complete)
Rubicon 3 – Amulet (the ‘action adventure’ fic) (to be written - in planning stages at the moment, progress reports will be posted on this page)

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Rubicon 2 Africa reviews
After Quatermain’s funeral in Africa, Tom accompanies the local doctor on his rounds of outlying settlements, only to find himself in the middle of an outbreak of a deadly illness. COMPLETE
LXG - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 49,723 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/18/2005 - Published: 4/2/2005 - Complete
Rubicon 1: Aftermath reviews
Tom Sawyer made his Rubicon by joining the League in London, or rather gatecrashing. Now, after Quatermain dies in Mongolia, Tom has to deal with the consequences. COMPLETE.
LXG - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 27,718 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/23/2004 - Published: 12/13/2004 - Complete