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Much Ado About Nothing

No more than reason by Jamjar

'"'Tis a shame neither of us can be widowed while the other lives," Benedick said. "We could have such entertainment in it, and then at the end of each day, we could make our way back to each other and report our adventures."' Jamjar tackles some of the darker aspects of the play without straying too far from the original tone, and there's plenty of exquisite banter from the newly wed Beatrice & Benedick

[Added 29/10/2014; Romance/Erotica; 6000-20,000; Much Ado About Nothing]

One of Your Father's Getting by Valderys

'She would have presided at the White House with gusto, charm and all the diplomacy she had just shown in her rejection of his offer, one that made him feel a hundred feet tall - too costly to wear every day indeed.' Using the Whedon film as canon, Valderys cunningly embeds the characters in US politics to make sense of the play's anachronistic attitude to sex

[Added 29/10/2014; Drama; 1000-2500; Much Ado About Nothing]