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It's 3 weeks for Dreamwidth and to kick off, [community profile] eid_ka_chand is hosting a comment fic fest!

Rules:
1) Any prompts/tropes of all-ratings are welcome here as long as they have a Muslim (religiously or culturally) as the lead character. Here is a master list. Please note we have a no-RPF policy.
ETA: Feel free to ask for original characters in case the canon doesn't have any.
2) Please write the fandom and pairing and/or main character(s) in the subject line of your request. Prompts can be words, themes, a situation, anything that strikes your fancy. One prompt per comment. We welcome multilingual prompts/replies, please make a note of that in your prompt/reply and it will be included in our master list.
4) Reply directly to the prompt and if it's too long for one comment, reply to your first comment. Kindly include FILLED: title, fandom/character and rating in your reply subject, with any relevant trigger warnings. If replying to Part 1, you can repeat the subject or just write "Part 2".
5) Multiple replies to a single prompt are most welcome. Writers may write as many responses as they like, and prompters may write as many prompts as they like.
6) Anonymous commenting and CAPTCHA are turned on and IP addresses are not logged. You may prompt or comment anonymously if you like.
7) If you comment with fic, you may not post it anywhere other than Dreamwidth for three weeks after the posting date. You may re-post on your own DW, but not any other site or journalling system.
8) Please spread the word widely, and get writing!

Enjoy!






COMICS

Marvel
Character: Faiza Hussain.
Prompt: stolen moments. Link here.
Prompt: away from home. Link here.

Character: Monet St. Croix. Prompt: Anything with food. Link here.

FILM


13th Warrior
Prompt: Ibn never got the ice out of his veins. Link here.

Cairo Time
Characters: Tareq and Juliette. Prompt: Celebrating holidays, as friends or more. Link here.

Dor
Characters/Ship: Zeenat/Meera. Prompt: Kissing on a train. Link here.

Indiana Jones:
Characters: Sallah and Mutt. Prompt: Sallah teaches Mutt about his father. Link here.

Pitch Black
Prompt: Imam knew his blessings despite the tragedies. Link here.

The Chronicles of Riddick
Characters: Imam and Lajjun. Prompt: how they met. Link here.

The Losers
Character: Aisha al-Fadhil. Prompt: The kind of childhood memory you lock away, lest the universe get fingerprints on it. Link here.

The Mummy
Character: Ardeth Bay. Prompt: sunrise. Link here.

TV

Babylon 5
Original Character. Prompt: How the unnamed imam from "And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place" end up working for the resistance with Brother Theo. Link here.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Original Female Character. Prompt: A Muslim slayer having a discussion with her watcher about using a cross as a weapon. Link here.


Community
Character: Abed Nadir.
Prompt: film class. Link here.
Prompt: Abed and his dad (Gobi), their first Eid alone (after Abed's mom left). Link: here.
Prompt: making friends. Link here.

Lost
Character: Sayid Jarrah. Prompt: Learning to fall in love again. Link here.

Robin Hood (UK)
Character: Djaq. Prompt: She finds something deeply satisfying about making things explode. Link here.

Star Trek AOS
Original Character. Prompt: unexpected but necessary adaptation. Link here.

Original Female Character. Prompt: keeping in touch with home. Link here.

Supernatural
Original Character. Prompt: Approaching a hunt from a Muslim perspective. Link here.

muccamukk: Wanda of Many Colours (Marvel: Scarlet Witch)
From: [personal profile] muccamukk
Verdant foliage surrounded her, filling the air with rich, heady oxygen. The crew must put thousands of man hours into cultivation, but it still seemed like a wild place to Faiza. Any moment, the plants could break free and sow recycled dirt across the footpaths, the algae farms would coalesce into solid, sentient forms and reach out.

She looked up, following the unbroken lines of the gardens as they arced up, and up, behind the steady rows of light generators above her head, and then down again, coming back to where she stood. She was on a space ship, a massive vessel meant to carry a whole race to a new land. The trouble wasn't picking a SF quote to suit the moment, the trouble was deciding on just one. "For the world is hollow, and I have touched the sky," she said after some thought, and felt very alone indeed.

Maybe if she were to go up to the observation deck, which had windows but no gravity, she could ask someone to point out which star was home. She imagined it: a tiny golden speck in the corner of a remote constellation, surrounded by darkness deeper than she had ever seen. Then she pictured the expressions of the more seasoned explorers – which was everyone – and the sympathetic look on Dane's face when someone told him, and shook her head. "That's not going to happen," she said aloud; the leaves swallowed the sound of her voice.

False pride and the gates of hell or not, there was no way she was going make herself look like that much of a newbie. She'd told the ship's captain that she'd been in space before, and she had. Only she could see the Earth from the Moon.

Never mind all that, she'd do it herself. Closing her eyes, she shifted her weight out – feeling the connection between the balls of her feet and the gravel under them – and drew Excalibur.

The blade pulled at her, it's tip dragging down towards the forward section of the generation ship. She yanked it up towards the ceiling/sky again. "I already know about the lost Chalice of Avalon," she told it crossly. "Find me England; you must know where that is." The sword wavered. It really wanted her to go be with the chalice, which had already led to more than enough sword/chalice OTP jokes.

Faiza concentrated, trying let her will flow into the sword in the same way that she reached out with her powers. It kept slipping away, though, the same as if she were trying to manipulate something magic. Changing tactics, she filled her mind with images of home: her flat in London, MI: 13's headquarters, her parents' kitchen, the way all the nations had spread out below her, undivided, when she'd stood with Dane on the Moon.

Excalibur grew warm in her hands, and the tip of the blade pulled her sideways and up a bit. It settled for a moment, and the warmth grew, the heat seeping through her gloves and seeming to run right into her blood. She felt her heart quicken and her face flush. The feeling faded after a moment, and Faiza realised that Excalibur still wanted to move. She let it, and followed as it rose to describe an arc matching the ship's rotation.

They'd seen the ship spinning from the outside, and she'd had a long explanation of centripetal force and gravity and what not to do from Cap and Dane. She'd known in her head what was going on, sort of. Now, she felt the world beneath her feet moving, while the stars spun above. Below. Whatever. It made her dizzy, and she let the sword drop and opened her eyes. The garden spun for a moment, then stilled into watchful silence.

Shivering, Faiza sheathed Excalibur and started back to the operations centre.
lilacsigil: Faiza Hussain from MI:13 (Faiza)
From: [personal profile] lilacsigil
Wow, this is amazing and terrifying. I love the Camelot 3000 feel to this, with the Chalice of Avalon in outer space; but at the same time, the distance and solitude and strangeness of the plants and the spinning.

The image of the nations unbroken and the "sword/chalice OTP" are so very Faiza, and I love this very much.
muccamukk: Mei-Ling and Duncan sitting by the fire. (HL: Conversation)
From: [personal profile] muccamukk
Thank you. This fic brought to you by too much Babylon 5 and Arthurian mythology.

I'm glad you like my Faiza, as your characterisation of her is consistently excellent. Which reminds me, I need to so a Faiza! YAY! Scans post.
valtyr: (Kelda)
From: [personal profile] valtyr
This is lovely, it has a real sense of weight and space and stillness. Faisa's insecurity/determination are really nicely shown. I like the way Dane it a regular presence in her thoughts, as well.
muccamukk: Teyla smiling. (SGA: Stary Smile)
From: [personal profile] muccamukk
Thank you. I had fun with it. I like Faiza/Dane too, though I don't want him fixing her problems too much.

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