barefoot_bard: (Default)
Title: Truths and Roses
Rating: K (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: With the exception of Thomas Mostyn and Gerald Fitzgerald, all names given in this story are fictional and any relation to actual persons, living or dead, is purely incidental.
Story summary: After Waterloo, a wounded British officer writes a letter he could never have imagined it to be in him to write. Brussels, June, 1815.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own. Thoreau wrote that "truths and roses have thorns about them" and in cases that involve human pride, this is an accurate observation.

The story )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Nine )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Eight )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Seven )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Six )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Five )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Four )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Three )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part Two )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Game Of Petty Spirits
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: David Lakey is the creation of [personal profile] sharpiefan. Tom Carter, Billy Ivey, Dan Tisdale, and Nancy Owens are mine. Most characters who appear are actual historical figures. All other characters belong their respective creators. Neither The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant nor Banished are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: The line between good and bad is often blurred, but two Marines with the First Fleet learn just how easily that blurring happens. Australia, 1788.
Author's Note: There are going to be historical and canon goofs in this. Most of them are probably intentional. I apologise for those that aren't.

Part One )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: Parting Gifts
Rating: K+ (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: The characters Bess Thompson and Lil Baker belong to [personal profile] sharpiefan. All other characters are mine. No profit is being made from this story.
Story summary: Show the Colours/Dogwatches AU; A Marine sets his affairs in order. Chatham, August 1794.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own.

The story )

Solutions

Mar. 23rd, 2015 07:50 pm
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: Solutions
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: The character John Sweetman belongs to [personal profile] sharpiefan.
Story summary: Show the Colours/Dogwatches AU; An old hand deals with a problem. Chatham, April 1798.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own.

The story )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: Punch Drunk
Rating: K+ (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: The character Punchy Wright belongs to [personal profile] sharpiefan.
Story summary: StC/Dogwatches crossover. A Dockyard worker stirs up trouble with Marines on guard duty. Chatham, 1776.
Author’s Note: This is a bit of backstory, or more accurately a brief exploration of a background character. Any factual errors that occur within are my own.

The story )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: Responsibilities
Rating: K+ (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: The characters Bess and George Thompson, and Lil Baker, belong to [personal profile] sharpiefan.
Summary: Show the Colours/Dogwatches AU. A Marine corporal looks out for a boy and his mother. Chatham, 1789.
Author's Note: This is a mostly pointless nonsense ramble.

The story )
barefoot_bard: (Darkness)
Title: Whiskey Lullaby
Rating: K+ (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: None.
Summary: The formal end of war does not always mean peace for men who fought it. Wales, 1786.
Author's Note: Inspired by the song “Whiskey Lullaby” by Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss.

The story )

Recruits

Feb. 7th, 2012 04:50 pm
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: Recruits
Rating: K+ (Suitable for ages 13 and above)
Disclaimers: The characters George Thompson and Sergeant Sweetman belong to [personal profile] sharpiefan. All other characters appearing within belong to me.
Summary: Show the Colours/Dogwatches AU. An old sergeant oversees the training of new Marine recruits. Chatham, 1797.
Author's Note: This is the result of a plotbunny attack. Any errors within are my own.

The story )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Dogwatches
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: With the exception of historical figures, all names given in this story are fictional and any relation to actual persons, living or dead, is purely incidental.
Chapter word count: 5488
Story summary: A Royal Navy frigate gains a captain whose ideas about running a ship quickly put him at odds with the crew. West Indies, 1780.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own. The narrators will change from scene to scene, as this story is told primarily by the ship's Marines.

This is a re-issuing of the story, following substantial editing of the original piece.
Previous chapters: One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight

Chapter Nine )
barefoot_bard: (Darkness)
Title: The Dogwatches
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: With the exception of historical figures, all names given in this story are fictional and any relation to actual persons, living or dead, is purely incidental.
Story summary: A Royal Navy frigate gains a captain whose ideas about running a ship quickly put him at odds with the crew. West Indies, 1780.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own. The narrators will change from scene to scene, as this story is told primarily by the ship's Marines.

This is a re-issuing of the story, following substantial editing of the original piece.
Previous chapters: One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven

Chapter Eight )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Dogwatches
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: With the exception of historical figures, all names given in this story are fictional and any relation to actual persons, living or dead, is purely incidental.
Story summary: A Royal Navy frigate gains a captain whose ideas about running a ship quickly put him at odds with the crew. West Indies/South Carolina, 1780.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own. The narrators will change from scene to scene, as this story is told primarily by the ship's Marines.

This is a re-issuing of the story, following substantial editing of the original piece.
Previous chapters: One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six

Chapter Seven )
barefoot_bard: (Marine)
Title: The Dogwatches
Rating: M (Suitable for ages 16 and above)
Disclaimers: With the exception of historical figures, all names given in this story are fictional and any relation to actual persons, living or dead, is purely incidental.
Story summary: A Royal Navy frigate gains a captain whose ideas about running a ship quickly put him at odds with the crew. West Indies/South Carolina, 1780.
Author's Note: Any factual errors that occur within are my own. The narrators will change from scene to scene, as this story is told primarily by the ship's Marines.

This is a re-issuing of the story, following substantial editing of the original piece.
Previous chapters: One | Two | Three | Four | Five

Chapter Six )

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