||[19 Dec 2004|12:45pm]
OK, you know how people say "LJ user: so and so gave me this great prompt/plot bunny/etc for this fic"?
Well, I am humbly requesting input for my uber-work I want to do. Just consider this one huge free-for-all challenge with you all telling me stuff you'd like to see.
What am I writing? Well, nothing, much:
only just what we all wish SV had really done with Clark and Lex after Shattered/Asylum.
In other words--
* Thrill to the Requited CLex! [Even if you don't 'CLex', you've gotta have ideas about the rest of their story!]
* Roll Your Eyes 'About Time', as Clark differentiates himself from Pa Kent's bigotry!
* Chill to the "Will he?/Won't he?" of Lex's turn to the Dark Side!
* Wonder at the tenor of Lex's Dark Side: is it really a Hero's Role a la Sageet?
* Muse at how Clark/Supes might need a counter-balance such as Lex!
* Gasp at the dastardly intrusion of The MB's plans (regarding Clark) into this already-maxed-out dynamic!
==>Hair-Raising Adventures are coming your way (and I'd love to get 'A Little Help From My Friends')!
This is so big and involves so much of our hopes! We all have put so much heart and thought into how SV 'should have gone', I would love to make my contribution to satisfying a wonderful vision of what we know could have happened. Yes, I've been making my own notes, but I see now this is 'bigger than myself' -- and I think I like that.
(X-posted to various communities)
||[26 Oct 2003|12:31am]
i wrote this really fast when slod and i first came up with the idea. don't ask me how they got to the happy place, i just live there. if you think you can tackle the epic battle of good and evil, sign up here.
Lex is always horny after patrol. He lands on the balcony with a thud that wakes Clark every time. But it's good, because Clark gets to watch Lex stalk across the room, ripping off the suit as he goes. Then the shower is running, and Clark knows he has four minutes to move his water glass from the bedside table and get rid of his pyjamas before Lex pounces.
"What is it," Lex asks afterwards, between sucking on Clark's neck, "about flying around all night that gets me so worked up?"
"This city is one big penis metaphor. Metropolis." Clark says the word like it should be italicised. "Why do you think my father chose it?"
"Oh, so it has nothing to do with the feeling of power that comes from rescuing citizens from certain peril?"
Pushing him back on the bed, Clark throws a leg over Lex's. "Power? Who's on top, my friend?"
"You're only on top because I want you there."
Clark is always horny when Lex is away. On bad days, and ones not so bad, he closes his office door and phones Lex at the Daily Planet.
"You have to come fuck me."
"Yes? Yes, I think I can make that appointment." Lex is never too distracted from Clark, but he plays it well.
"I'm waiting," Clark says, then hangs up.
He shows up rumpled, but Lex all the same. Clark is always surprised the city can't put the face to Superman. Lex thinks his glasses hide everything, but even behind the coke bottle lenses, Clark can see Superman's cocky stare. It belonged to Lex first.
"What is it," Clark asks when they're laying, tangled, on the couch, "about you that calms me down?"
"I think it has something to do with me having to beat you up when you used to get excited. I've found it's easier to give you a chance to fuck rather than build a shrink ray."
"And thus, the crime rate is explained."
Lex kisses him then, so Clark knows he's the only one.
||[23 Oct 2003|01:01am]
Apologies for not responding to the 'i want to join' comments. we didn't expect so many and so soon.
so slodwick and i have been trying to explain this 'verse to people because, honestly, it's not really about deep analytical thought. we're doing a straight switch across the board: lex luthor is the alien who came to earth and was raised by kindly farmers, lionel and lillian. clark kent is the heir to kentcorp, run by his ruthless father, jonathan, but they both still miss deceased martha. and in the future, lex is superman, and clark runs kentcorp. it doesn't make much sense, but this is how i'm describing it to people:
imagine clark as played by michael rosenbaum - that's our lex. imagine what john schneider would bring to the role of lionel luthor, or john glover to jonathan kent. except this time 'round, jonathan kent is evil, and lionel's out on the farm. imagine a bald tom welling. that's our world, people.
now, honestly, slod and i are total saps, so we really just want to write the boys all happy together, post the college era rift we engineered into their past. but, damn, bald!clark makes me want evil!clark. and god knows, i can't write evil!clark, but someone out there must be able to tackle it. so, we're opening this 'verse to the rest of fandom. if you want to write a story (or manip a bald!clark) for the_phonebooth, comment on this post. the community will remain closed, but we will add everyone who asks. all our cursory ideas will be in the community bio (when i get it written up), but the rest is up to you. just remember to play nice, and respect your fellow boother's canon.
ETA: even if you've already asked, please comment on this post so we can have everyone in one spot.
||[20 Oct 2003|04:17am]