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15th-Jan-2012 11:43 pm Bandom/Power Rangers (PG-13)
Title: Day of the Starship by [livejournal.com profile] mizubyte

Pairing: Gabe/William and Nate/Victoria but mostly gen

Length: 15,821

Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] mizubyte

Author Website: Her Masterlist and Her AO3 Page.

Why this must be read:

Robots, evil aliens, grouchy teenagers and a mission to save the planet, this is a fic with a premise so cracky that just reading the summary might make you pull this kind of face O_o.

However, [livejournal.com profile] mizubyte weaves a story with great characterizations of the various bands (Cobra Starship, FOB and MCR.) Lots of great dialog and a neat plot make up a fic that silences skeptics about seeing two very different fandoms meshing.

Planet Earth might stand a chance after all.


A tasty excerpt )

Day of the Starship (Link goes to LJ Masterpost)

Remember: leaving feedback for a writer whose story you've enjoyed is awesome.
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19th-Aug-2011 04:37 pm A Thousand I Love Yous by Angel Negra (PG)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS (TIME FORCE)
Pairing: Trip/Katie
Length: one-shot
Author on LJ: Angel Negra
Author Website: AO3
Why this must be read: Katie/Trip is an incredibly adorable pairing that needs a lot of love. Angel's fic not only gives a great look into what makes them (and Trip especially) so absolutely adorable, but it also provides a lot of insight into the Time Force team as a whole. There's also a great bonus for fans of the RPM season. All of Angel's fic is incredible, and it took me a while to narrow down which fic I wanted to rec. But this one is a sentimental favorite.

A Thousand I Love Yous
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12th-Aug-2011 09:05 am Jive Turkey (Investigative Backbeat Remix) by Revieloutionne (Gen)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS (Ninja Storm)
Pairing: Gen
Length: one-shot
Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] revieloutionne
Author Website: AO3
Why this must be read: This is an excellent outsider POV (in this case, the Rangers boss) during the early episodes. I love the civilians who TOTALLY KNOW that the Rangers are the Rangers, but have to keep their secret. The Rangers have never been good at this whole secret identity thing, and Rev's Kelly is absolutely fabulous, and there's a great connection to earlier seasons. It's a good look at the characters, and an amazing fic. Also worth reading Jive Turkey by Arrowned, as Rev's is a remix.

Jive Turkey (Investigative Backbeat Remix)
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11th-Aug-2011 11:05 pm Fandom Overview: Power Rangers (Part 2)
Previously, on Power Rangers - I wrote an overview for the first five seasons. For some reason I volunteered to update it for seasons six through eighteen.

And did I mention that starting with season seven, we get an entirely NEW cast EVERY SINGLE SEASON? Yeah, this thing is super image heavy. And probably you don't remember anything after Tommy leaves. (Although he comes back.) But while the later seasons may not have been as popular as the earlier ones, they're still pretty great!

SO. There is really no way to do this as nearly as in-depth as the original overview, but I will try! (And this thing is over 5,000 words long and REALLY image heavy. Sorry!)

Set controls for outer space now )

Enter the Lost Galaxy... if the writers remember what the season is called )

Better make it Lightspeed Rescue )

Time for Time Force )

Wild Access! )

Ninja Storm, Ranger Form, Ha! )

Dino Thunder, Power Up! )

SPD, Emergency! )

I believe in magic! )

Operation Overdrive )

This season has a surfing penguin. Your arguments are invalid )

RPM! Get in gear! )

Samurai Forever! )
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16th-Aug-2010 01:39 pm Personality Conflicts by Ellen Brand (PG)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS
Pairing: gen, some background pairings
Length: 20k
Author Website: All fic on ff.net, All PR fic
Why this must be read: Ellen Brand's Personality Conflicts is pretty much the defining character study on Tommy. After Tommy is plagued by nightmares, he's forced by his family and friends to see a therapist, where they figure out exactly how deeply holding the power and being under multiple spells has changed him. Ellen's whole universe is well-built, and the insights into the characters are well worth the read.

Personality Conflicts
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9th-Aug-2010 07:37 pm From Black to Green by Queenriley (PG)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS
Pairing: Adam/Rocky
Length: one-shot
Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] queenriley
Author Website: Fic Index
Why this must be read: One of the things I love about PR fic is the exploration of the little moments that make the show - how do the Rangers feel about changing their colors? How do they manage to get a whole new color wardrobe every time they switch colors? And of course, how do Rocky and Adam find time to be together? This adorable fic managed to answer all of these questions, and is just a really cute look at one of my all time favorite pairings.

From Black to Green
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6th-Aug-2010 12:12 pm Fade Away by Lielabell (R)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS
Pairing: Adam/Rocky
Length: one-shot
Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] lielabell
Author Website: [livejournal.com profile] lielabellfic
Why this must be read: One of my all time favorite episodes is Always a Chance - Adam comes back after losing his powers to help out Carlos, the new Black Ranger. During the episode we discover that Adam is still carrying around his broken morpher, and he uses it, even though he knows that it could kill him. This piece gets into Adam's head and discusses why Adam would want to do something like that, and goes into his relationship with Rocky. It's a heartbreaking character study, and definitely worth reading. (Warning for implied self harm)

Fade Away
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4th-Aug-2010 08:51 am Down to Earth by pockythoughts (PG)
Fandom: POWER RANGERS
Pairing: Billy/Trini, Adam/Rocky
Length: one-shot
Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] pockythoughts
Author Website: fanfic tag
Why this must be read: Last time I used a pre-series fic, but now I'm skipping to post. Pocky gives a beautiful look into what could happen if Billy returns to Earth. The Billy voice is perfect, and the little glimpses we get into all of the Rangers' lives is wonderful. It's pretty much a perfect fic.

Down to Earth: or rather, in which Billy does not actually marry a fish.
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2nd-Aug-2010 09:42 am Perfectly Good Reasons by Dagmar Buse
Fandom: POWER RANGERS
Pairing: Gen
Length: 25k
Author on LJ: [livejournal.com profile] germankitty
Author Website: Dagmar on ff.net
Why this must be read: Starting off with a pre-series old school rec. :D

The original five Rangers were all best friends at the start of the series. Considering that they all were very different, (the geek, the jock, the cheerleader, etc) this fic provides a great explanation for how the five of them became so close, along with providing a lot of insight into the different characters. If you like the Breakfast Club, or just characters bonding, this is totally the fic for you.

Perfectly Good Reasons
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1st-Aug-2010 09:34 am Fandom Overview: Power Rangers
Hi! I'm TSB, and I volunteered to rec Power Rangers this month. I'll be trying to give a pretty broad overview of the first 4 1/2 seasons but knowing me, a bunch of the recs will probably center around Adam.

So!

Power Rangers. A bunch of teenagers in spandex fighting aliens. You probably watched it, admit it. And then [insert Ranger here] left the show and you quit watching.

Well, it ran for seventeen seasons, and season 18 starts filming soon. There are nearly 100 major characters, and each season brings us at least five additional Rangers. And it all (pretty much) shares the same continuity. I'm mostly going to concentrate on the first four 1/2 seasons, but expect spoilers for all of the Zordon era (first six seasons), Forever Red (the 10th anniversary team-up), Dino Thunder (season 12, also starring Tommy), and Once a Ranger (the 15th anniversary team-up).

(Image heavy overview under the cut)

Alpha, Rita's escaped. Recruit a team of teenagers with attitude! )
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