maychorian: (Detective Cas)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Third Interlude: You Lift Me Up (Coming Down on a Sunny Day)
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Winchester Ensemble
Category: Gen, AU, Family
Rating: T/PG13
Warning: (skip) Language. Allusions to child abuse
Spoilers: S4, previous stories in 'verse.
Summary: John Winchester has four sons, but to an outside observer, he appears to have only three. Their mission is to stop the Apocalypse before it starts.
Word Count: ~7300 (this part)
 Author’s Note: Coming Down on a Sunny Day master list, and YouTube Playlist, from whence came the titles.

Jimmy's eyelids twitched, still closed. A dull awareness of pain was spreading through his consciousness. )
maychorian: (Cas - Old Jimmy with cocoa)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Coming Down on a Sunny Day Book 3 (Prologue and Chapter 1)
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Winchester Ensemble
Category: Gen, AU, Family
Rating: T/PG13
Warning: (skip) Language. Allusions to child abuse
Spoilers: S4, previous stories in 'verse.
Summary: John Winchester has four sons, but to an outside observer, he appears to have only three. Their mission is to stop the Apocalypse before it starts.
Word Count: ~6100 (this part)
 Author’s Note: Coming Down on a Sunny Day master list, and YouTube Playlist, from whence came the titles.

Castiel was trapped. He was surrounded by twisted white and gold, a typhoon of sensation wrapping him in coils of burning gold. )
maychorian: (TEAM FREE WILL)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Where Angels Failed (Coming Down on a Sunny Day)
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Castiel, Dean, Sammy, Jimmy
Category: AU, Hurt/Comfort, Family, Gen
Rating: K+/PG
Spoilers: Previous stories in 'verse. This is set between Book 1 and the first interlude.
Summary: Castiel has an ear infection. It's really bad. Dean is eleven and he doesn't know what to do.
Word Count: 11,000
Author’s Note: So I was trying to write Book 4, but then an ear infection happened and I contracted the dumb. I would try to compose sentences and phrases like "ouch, that really hurts" kept inserting themselves into the text. So I gave up and wrote this. It was a very bad infection, reminding me strongly of a horrible one I had when I was sixteen. Therefore...try to follow my reasoning here...I gave it to Cas. Also because I'm a mean writer and I wanted a Dean. Somewhere toward the end I started feeling better and it got a bit more thinky, though not really any more coherent. It took me this long to edit it up worth sharing.

I hope you enjoy. I intend to post another part of Coming Down on a Sunny Day every Friday.


Dean let the door slam shut behind him and walked into the living room, shrugging his backpack off his shoulder with one casual move. )
maychorian: (Remy loves spices)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Coming Down Second Interlude: I'll Pass as Your Comrade
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Jimmy, Cas, Sammy, Dean, John
Category: Family, Gen
Rating: K+/PG
Spoilers: S4, previous stories in 'verse.
Summary: "What do you want to do with your life?" It had never occurred to Jimmy that he had a choice.
Word Count: ~3000
Author's Note: It's true, I've started writing more Coming Down on a Sunny Day. The rough draft of Book 3 is completed and just needs some editing. It's almost 25k words, which is three quarters as long as the original Coming Down Big Bang was. So yeah, I've been busy, and I have a long way to go. I don't intend to start posting Book 3 until I've finished Book 4, because, like the first two books, they're really just one story.

But this piece here, which I'm calling the second interlude (because I had the first interlude between books one and two), is a stand-alone, so I decided to go ahead and publish it. I hope you like it and will take it as a harbinger for things to come.

The title is from "Cruel War" by Peter, Paul & Mary. Give it a listen—it really is shockingly appropriate.

The front door of the trailer crashed open, and the whirlwind of limbs and school papers that embodied Sammy Winchester rushed inside, roaring from one end of the box-shaped dwelling to the other. )
maychorian: (Castiel serene smile)
I've been writing a lot lately. Mostly original, because I want to re-form my life into the life I want--one where I can live off my writing. But I miss fanfiction, I miss Dean and Sam and Cas. Funny thing about writing is that once you get going, you don't run out--you just find more inside you.

So while I'm editing some original stuff, taking a break from writing that particular project, I'm trying to keep up the writing streak. So here's what's coming out.

It's not ready. At all. I'm thinking I'd actually like to treat it like a Big Bang, finish it, maybe find someone to do a little artwork, make a soundtrack--but yeah. I've missed fanfiction. So here's what just poured out of me, unedited, and maybe it looks like fun.

Coming Down again )
maychorian: (CasnDean - brothers in arms)
Proving I can still write. Written right in the post entry box, no beta, hardly a proof-reading.

Title: In This Black Forest
Summary: No one cares that you're broken.
Spoilers: Season 7 Finale.

Cas is gone. He fluttered off. He doesn't like fighting. )
maychorian: (when they are gone)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Beer Bottle Grace
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Dean, Sam, Bobby, leviathans, adorable little bits of Castiel
Category: Humor, AU, H/C
Rating: R for swearing and nasty imagery
Warning: (skip) Good Lord, but that boy has a potty mouth. Also some gore. Amputation warning because of leviathans.
Spoilers: Up to 7.10
Summary: In Which There Are Far Too Many Bitches for Dean, Sam Is a Genius Somehow, and Castiel Is Not Where He's Supposed to Be Because He's Dead or Something
Word Count: About 9500
Author’s Note: I started this at Christmas vacation, intending to have it up by New Year, or at least before hiatus ended, but that didn’t happen. Oh well. Apparently this is how I do fix-it fic.

It started that night they did couples therapy for those two scary evil witches with their bitchy faces and bitchy voices and bitchy bitch problems. )
maychorian: (Detective Cas)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Crack the Sky
Subject: Castiel
Summary: Ties that bind. Cracks that form.
Song: "Hey Man" by Burlap to Cashmere
Spoilers: Through 7.02
Length: 2.44, 89MB
Download: mediafire .mp4
Watch: YouTube



I could write meta about Castiel and his story and what I'm trying to show in this video. I could write paragraphs and paragraphs. But, well, the video is my meta, for now. Perhaps I'll ramble about it later.

I've been wanting to make this video since I heard the line "Hey man, join our band" in this lovely, sweet, harsh song, and now I have, and I am quite pleased with that. That'll do for now.

Big, BIG thanks to [livejournal.com profile] ash48 for the vid beta. Her notes made it much, much better, of that you can be sure.
maychorian: (CasnDean - brothers in arms)
I'm DMing an RPG game tonight and I couldn't find lyrics for "Paradise" online, so that's blank for now. But seriously. Listen to it. It's perfect. (Edit: Fix'd.)

Consign Me Not to Darkness


Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Consign Me Not to Darkness
Characters: Castiel and the Winchester family
Length: 13 songs, 50 min., 74 MB
Summary: It's been a dark couple of years, and it's getting darker.
Author's Note: A thousand thanks to [livejournal.com profile] the0neru for the art. ♥



graphics, lyrics, download )
maychorian: (cas - don't hold back)
Man, I spend a sort of ridiculous time on my fanmixes. I've been working on this one for months. Have to find songs that not only sound right to the subject for me, but also sound kind of okay together. There was one song, called "Angel-Land" where the lyrics started out something about how the singer isn't a Superman, and there was more about how it kind of sucks to be an angel or something (I don't remember the exacts), but anyway. The lyrics were great for a mix like this, but I didn't like the sound of it. So it's not on the list.

I have thirteen tracks now, about fifty minutes. They still need more work--I need to figure out how to equalize the volume, because I got these songs from a half dozen different places and the levels are all over the place. And I want to trim the applause from the end of the one live track. And I'll probably listen to it all the way through two or three more times to make sure I really, REALLY like how it sounds. Not to mention changing all the meta data and bundling the music and everything. I do this for every mix I make, even dinky ficmixes that will be only be downloaded by a dozen people.

But anyway. I wanted to at least share the titles, because I am so, so excited about and pleased by this mix. And even the titles are kind of cool. (No artists here, but rest assured that it is my usual mix of emo folk pop.)

Safe to Land
Fortunate Son
You Can't Save Everybody
Murder in the City
Fractured Air (Tornado Watch)
No, I Don't Remember
The Road That Leads to Heaven
Paradise
Helplessness Blues
To Darkness
Scar Tissue
Learn to Fly
The Long Fall

The title is Consign Me Not to Darkness, and [livejournal.com profile] the0neru is going to make art for me. ISN'T EVERYTHING SO AWESOME?
maychorian: (Detective Cas)
So that Castiel fanmix I was working on? I listened to to it last night, and holy CRAP is it appropriate. I have ten songs right now, and they were picked weeks ago, me just making guesses as to what's been going on with Castiel this season, since we haven't really seen much of it. And after this episode, I see that I was pretty much right on, so good for me. ::sticks thumbs in suspenders, sticks out chest, smiles proudly::

Here's the first song, uploaded to box.net for your listening pleasure, and I think the lyrics apply. Safe to Land by Jars of Clay

Did I mention that it seems like I find application to Supernatural in a TON of Jars songs? It's weird. This sounds so much like exactly what Castiel is trying to say to Dean, to both Winchester boys. Or should be saying, or will be saying in an episode or two (I hope, I hope, I hope).

Safe to Land

Getting tired from all this circling
Not much grace left on a broken wing
I feel the wind trying to push me down
It happens every time I get to town

I search for shelter near the mines we swept
I guess forgiveness hasn't happened yet
There are no words that I can say to you
To turn this careless sky from black to blue
So I'm asking you

Is it safe, is it safe to land?
'Cause I'm not going far on an empty heart
Is it safe, is it safe to land?
'Cause the long fall back to earth is the hardest part

I'm in no weather for apology
I need your runway lights to burn for me
And if you say that I can come around
I'll love you right, I won't let you down
I won't let you down
'Cause I'm coming home, if these wheels touch down

I'm coming home, i'm waking you up
In the middle of the night, I'm not giving up
I'm gonna stay, till we make it work
We're not going down even if it gets worse
We'll work it out, yeah, we'll work it out
I need your light, guide me in

Is it safe?
maychorian: (should've known better)
So, yeah, I haven't been talking about Supernatural lately. I've been letting a few episodes pile up on my hard drive and watching them all at once. The first half of this season was just... Too much for me. Too dull, too gross and dark with all the monster torture and the massive disconnection of everybody from everybody. The show had lost its charm, fallen from my favor. I actually...I actually kind of DREADED watching the next one, sometimes. D:

But these last few episodes have been so good, they brought it back for me. I care about all of them again. I want them to succeed, to reconnect, to be the characters we know and love again. And this last ep, especially, really brought it home for me. THEY ARE THE FAMILY THEY NEED AND RIGHT NOW THEY'RE A LITTLE BROKEN AND IT'S SAD.

Way to turn it around, show. )

I love you all, and yeah, I'm not done with this show yet. I thought maybe I was, I was really close to giving up, but I'm not.
maychorian: (Dean wake up)
I have cold. Here, have some Cas.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9VNFaQ2apY

Is gorgeous, no?
maychorian: (day the ponies died)
also, caught up, and omg they killed Kenny Misha Charlie Sheen whut.


http://www.youtube.com/embed/7FJ3ZKim_eU

The most I have been writing lately is RPG stuff. Maybe more on that latter. Mostly I have been annoyed by RL things like medical problems, especially my keratoconus which has been particularly aggravating lately like agh, EYES WHY WON'T YOU WORK. Watching TV and playing Xbox is more fun than reading and writing at the moment. And continuing indefinitely, until, you know, cornea transplants or something. Stupid keratoconus. I hate it.
maychorian: (Castiel serene smile)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Furlough
Author: [livejournal.com profile] maychorian
Artist: [livejournal.com profile] extraonions
Characters: Castiel, Novaks, Winchesters
Category: Angst, Drama, Het
Rating: R/M
Warning: (skip) Salty language.
Spoilers: Through S5. References another story of mine, Better Than One.
Summary: Once given, consent to Heaven's will cannot be revoked. It's a lesson Jimmy doesn't want to learn.
Word Count: 6200
Author’s Note: Written for [livejournal.com profile] spn_reversebang. Thanks to my lovely betas, [livejournal.com profile] vikki and [livejournal.com profile] just_ruth, and most especially to [livejournal.com profile] extraonions for the gorgeous and inspiring art. ♥
Art link: Here.

Love Me When I'm Gone - The Angsty Jimmy Novak EP

You Found Me - The Fray
Believe - The Bravery
Wings - Josh Ritter
Roll Away Your Stone - Mumford & Sons
When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down

YouTube Playlist
Box.net folder


When he was brought back to life the second time, Jimmy screamed. )
maychorian: (should've known better)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: They Withered All
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Castiel
Category: Gen, Horror
Rating: PG13/T
Warning: (skip) Gore, insanity.
Spoilers: General through S5
Summary: Castiel plants in the Garden.
Word Count: 838
Author’s Note: For a prompt from [livejournal.com profile] slinkymilinky at [livejournal.com profile] sharp_teeth. Many thanks for the first fic I've finished for months.

They said Father was dead, and finally, after a long time, Castiel believed them. )
maychorian: (should've known better)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Better Than One
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Dean, Castiel, Lisa, Ben
Category: Gen, Mini Bang, Schmangst
Rating: PG-13
Warning: (skip) Language, a bit of gore. It's pretty kid-safe, all told.
Spoilers: Through Season Five
Summary: Castiel and Dean both need a "vacation from normalcy." It's a post-apocalyptic road trip with grieving Dean, concerned Castiel, monsters, diner food, crazy motels, and historic downtown districts. No Sam, but he is very much on their minds.
Art Master Post: Here. Be sure to tell her how awesome she is!
Word Count: 10,000
Author’s Note: A thousand thanks to [livejournal.com profile] hrymfaxe for the gorgeous, gorgeous art, far more amazing than I expected or deserved. And to my betas, [livejournal.com profile] quiddative and [livejournal.com profile] sparky_joe. You guys are awesome. On another note, I am sort of sorry to add yet another post-S5 road trip fic to the growing pile, but this is the story my heart wanted to tell.

Indiana was where he died, and Indiana was where he tried to live. )
maychorian: (Sam light flare)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Five Times Sam Got into the Strawberries
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Sam and the people in his life
Category: Gen, schmangsty h/c dramedy?
Rating: G
Spoilers: General through S5
Summary: Sam has always loved strawberries.
Word Count: About 1300
Author’s Note: For [livejournal.com profile] dickensgirl, who wanted something with "strawberries and Sam," and also [livejournal.com profile] authoressnebula, [livejournal.com profile] saberivojo, and everyone else who has a birthday around this time. ♥ ♥ ♥

John saw the Pick Your Own Berries sign by the road somewhere in farm country and he had to stop. )
maychorian: (Cas-Jimmy Rain 'verse 17)
Fandom: Supernatural
Title: Coming Down on a Sunny Day
Author: Maychorian
Characters: Winchester Ensemble
Category: Big Bang, Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Drama, Gen-with-minor-het-in-second-half
Rating: PG-13
Warning: (skip) Allusions to child abuse that may be triggery, OC character death, minors in peril, somewhat pro-church/religion, scary imagery
Spoilers: Through S4 in general
Summary: In 2009, Castiel watches the Apocalypse end disastrously and makes a decision. In 1984, John Winchester suddenly finds himself with another little boy on his hands, one with dark, messy hair and sad blue eyes who won't leave John and his sons alone. And so Sam and Dean get a weirdo big brother. Because their lives aren't complicated enough.
Word Count: ~34,000
Author's Note: This is an AU of a previously written AU.

Book One Part 1 | Book One Part 2 | Interlude | Book Two Part 1 | Book Two Part 2

Art Master Post | Soundtrack | Notes & Acknowledgments
maychorian: (TEAM FREE WILL)
Well, my first Castiel party was a raging success! We ate cake and drank punch and produced many fantastic works of fiction and art, let me tell you. If I had to pick just one to point to as the most awesome of many awesome works, I would probably say the Calvin & Hobbes fusion comic, or perhaps the fic where 5.04 Cas gets high for the first time. Or maybe the Suave & Supernatural Jane Austen-inspired fic/art. Or maybe the one where they fight possessed zoo animals. Or the poetry ones. Or the crazy-awesome X-Files crossover thread. Or the one where Castiel joins Green Peace. Or the hug or die fic. Or Castiel fighting a dinosaur. Or using a sword. Or Team Free Will fighting a Jabberwock. Or any of the fics where Castiel gets a hug, really. Or...

You know what? Just read 'em.

it's a cornucopia of love! )

I really want to do it again, this time with a crack/humor theme. Maybe after Show finishes ripping out our hearts for the time being. There were plenty of awesome prompts over there that didn't get answered.

If I missed something or made a mistake, please let me know.

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