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Contents: 901 recs in 208 fandoms; 64 links

Princess Bride

The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Westley and Buttercup by Atra

'"This is True Love. It ends happily. We must believe that."' Perfect characterisations as the world spirals out of control in this anything-but-happily-ever-after ending for Westley & Buttercup. It's the frame story, though, that really makes this heartbreaking

[Added 17/08/2009; Drama; 2500-6000; Princess Bride]

Unemployed in Greenland by Miss Pryss

'It began with a mermaid, which in Inigo’s experience was true of about 85% of all stories worth telling.' Miss Pryss catches the whimsical tone of canon in this tale of Inigo & Fezzik's first meeting. The sweetness is counteracted by some precise, & often amusing, details

[Added 09/08/2015; Drama; 2500-6000; Princess Bride]