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Title: Choices Not Had
Author: [livejournal.com profile] lexie_b
Pairing/Characters: April, implied April/Roger
Word Count: 591
Rating: PG - Adult themes and imagery
Genre: Drama, Dark
Summary: This was her choice – a choice she could make freely. The last choice she could make freely – without drugs or pain or fear or anything.
Disclaimer: Rent belongs to Jonathan Larson, and I make no profit from this purely fanbased venture.
Spoilers: Rent musical.
Warnings: Dark, gruesome.
Notes: It's been awhile since I wrote anything - my muses packed up and left, so I felt very rusty writing anything. x_X Cross-posted to [livejournal.com profile] lexiewrites and GirlWhoWrites.
Special Thanks: [livejournal.com profile] starletfallen - the example of April's suicide spawned a plot bunny that was very agreeable after a weekend of chocolate ^_^

it matters to me )
[identity profile] lexie-b.livejournal.com
Title: Dying Alone
Author: [livejournal.com profile] lexie_b
Characters: Mimi; periphiral ensemble.
Word Count: 814
Rating: PG
Genre: Angst, tragedy
Summary: When you’re in the hospital long enough, you’re going to wake up alone, eventually - you should probably just be happy to wake up at all.
Disclaimer: Rent and all recognizable characters, locations and scenarios belongs to the estate of Jonathon Larson, and I make no profit from this purely fan-based venture.
Spoilers: Musical and movie.
Warnings: Angsty; bizarre new writing style.
Notes: I've had writer's block for ages, and I was so sick of not writing, I forced this out of my unwilling muses for [livejournal.com profile] rentchallenge. Experimenting with style, it's influenced a little by the books I've been reading - Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones, and Kevin Brockmeier's The Brief History of the Dead. ^_^ And I know most of my work lately has focused on Mimi - I have a nice long Roger fic coming soon, I promise :)

And I can't leave this bed, risk forgetting all that's been )
[identity profile] lexie-b.livejournal.com
Title: Letting Down
Author: [livejournal.com profile] lexie_b
Pairing/Characters: Mimi; Mimi/Roger and Maureen/Joanne implied
Word Count: 1421
Rating: PG
Genre: Angst
Summary: She’ll forgive them for not really wanting to help her, not enough to do it on her terms, anyway, and they’ll forgive her for choosing to die the way she lived – fighting, independent and her way.
Disclaimer: Property of Jonathan Larson; I make no profit. This is for fun. The song lyric quotes used are from Josh Groban's "February Song".
Spoilers: Movie and musical.
Warnings: One supporting OC used.
Notes: Very rushed, will correct all screwy HTML once this is posted.

Before colors broke into shades )
[identity profile] lexie-b.livejournal.com
Title: Things Known
Author: [livejournal.com profile] lexie_b
Pairing/Characters: Mimi, Benny. Past Mimi/Benny implied; Mimi/Roger implied.
Word Count: 1 249
Rating: PG
Genre: Angst, drama
Summary: He goes to see her at the hospital, at a time when he knows the others aren’t there... the girl with the glitter in her hair and stars in her eyes, lies before him, dying slow enough that her pain is almost tangible.
Disclaimer: Rent and it's characters are property of Jonathan Larson, and I make no profit from this fanbased venture.
Spoilers: Movie, musical.
Warnings: Nothing that I can think of.
Notes: I am absolutely in love with this song. It's so beautiful and haunting :D Thank you, mods, for introducing me to new music :glomp: It's been a few months since I wrote a Rent fic, so I was a little rusty, but pleased with how this turned out. Written for [livejournal.com profile] rentchallenge's second speed fic challenge. Lyric quotations are from Vienna Teng's 'Eric's Song'.

Ambitions like ribbons )

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