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Fandom: Eureka
by Christinchen (christinchen)
at August 7th, 2010 (06:29 pm)

Eureka

Eureka takes place in a high tech community of the same name, located somewhere in the Pacific Northwest and inhabited entirely by brilliant scientists working on new scientific advancements for the United States government that frequently go disastrously awry. The town's existence and location are closely guarded secrets.
U.S. Marshal Jack Carter stumbles upon Eureka while transporting a fugitive prisoner - his own rebellious teenage daughter Zoe - back to her mother's home in Los Angeles. When a faulty experiment cripples the sheriff of Eureka, Carter finds himself quickly chosen to fill the vacancy. Despite not being a genius like most members of the town, Jack Carter's ability to connect to others repeatedly saves Eureka, and indeed the entire world, from one would-be disaster after another.

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Number of communities: 16
Last updated: August 7, 2010
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Fandom: The Dresden Files
by soophelia (soophelia)
at June 11th, 2010 (07:08 pm)



HARRY DRESDEN — WIZARD
Lost Items Found. Paranormal Investigations.
Consulting. Advice. Reasonable Rates.
No Love Potions, Endless Purses, Parties or Other Entertainment

The Dresden Files is about a wizard/private investigator named Harry Dresden, who uses his paranormal skills to assist the Chicago police in solving crimes.

Harry Dresden first appeared in a series of books by Jim Butcher, a roleplaying game (Evil Hat Productions), graphic novels (Dabel Brothers and Dynamite), and then a tv series of the same name. The tv series lasted only one season, but the book series continues.

Please note: The TV series and the novels share major characters and settings, but run on very different continuities.
Links compiled and overview written by morchades with additions by soophelia.

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Fandom: The Mentalist
by ebonyfeather (ebonyfeather)
at May 30th, 2010 (10:08 pm)

The Mentalist follows Patrick Jane, a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon, Agents Wayne Rigsby, Kimball Cho and Grace Van Pelt. Although not an Agent, Patrick uses the skills he acquired from his former career as a successful psychic medium to help the team solve various crimes.
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True Blood Newbie Guide
by JSea (time_breaks)
at May 27th, 2010 (01:43 pm)

True Blood and Southern Vampire Mysteries Master list (AKA: The Newbie Guide)


Based on the The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of novels by Charlaine Harris that details the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional small Louisiana town. The series centers on Sookie Stackhouse (played by Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress at a bar who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton.

*This list is comprised of LJ links only. You can find another separate list of of Off-Live Journal resources HERE.


 

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Fandom: Life Unexpected
by Juls (alwaysparis)
at May 27th, 2010 (01:33 pm)

LIFE UNEXPECTED is a coming-of-age family drama that centers around 16-year-old Lux, who was given up for adoption at birth but never adopted. When she is put back into the custody of her estranged-since-high-school birth parents, radio show host Cate and bartender Baze, the three form an unlikely family, complicated by the fact that Cate is engaged to her co-host, Ryan. Cate and Baze struggle with becoming insta-parents and raising a daughter they are only now getting to know, while Ryan must deal with the fact that Cate's feelings for Baze aren't entirely in the past. Lux, meanwhile, tries to reconcile her past with her present, often torn between her old friends from foster care and her new family. As the unlikely trio begins to grow up together, Lux encourages Baze to reveal what she already knows -- that he is in love with Cate, just like a part of Cate is in love with him. Baze tries to stop Cate's wedding, but when he's too late, Cate marries Ryan. Heading into next season, our unlikely threesome become a foursome as Ryan joins the family.

 

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Fandom: Star Trek The Next Generation
by Rae (rae_fa)
at July 26th, 2009 (07:37 pm)

Running from 1987 to 1994, Star Trek: The Next Generation followed in the original Star Trek’s footsteps with the mission of exploring new worlds and seeking out new civilisations, while importantly going where no man has gone before. Based 70 years after the original show, Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced many characters that soon became as well-loved as those of the original cast.

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Fandom: Legend of the Seeker
by alyss (wildalyss)
at June 12th, 2009 (02:06 pm)

LEGEND OF THE SEEKER NEWBIE GUIDE

The story takes place in the world author Terry Goodkind created in his The Sword of Truth fantasy novel series. The three main provinces are Westland, the Midlands and D'Hara. Westland is separated from the Midlands by a magical boundary, which was created to prevent any magic from entering Westland. On the other side of the Midlands is D'Hara, which is ruled by Darken Rahl. The Confessors oversee the welfare of the people of the Midlands.

The first 22 episodes, are loosely tied to the first book of The Sword of Truth series Wizard's First Rule. Some of the stories feature events and characters not encountered in the books, while other loosely adapt events from the book. The story begins after the invasion of Darken Rahl's army into the Midlands. Kahlan Amnell (Bridget Regan), a Confessor, ventures into Westland in search of a wizard and the Seeker, who has been prophesied to defeat Rahl. Kahlan finds the wizard, Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander (Bruce Spence), and the Seeker, Richard Cypher (Craig Horner), who is forced to accept his destiny. Together, they set off on a journey to seek out Rahl and his minions.



 
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Number of communities: 34
Last updated: August 4, 2009
Last added: kahlan_stills  ; legendland  ; epic_swordage 

COMMUNITIES THAT HAVEN'T BEEN ACTIVE IN 52+ WEEKS WILL NOT BE LISTED

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Fandom: Fringe
by Caitlin Morgan (muses_mistress)
at June 11th, 2009 (10:10 am)

FBI agent Olivia Dunham and Peter Bishop are faced with a rapidly spreading unexplained phenomenon of the threatening kind. In an attempt to stop the spread, they enlist the assistance of Bishop's estranged father, the institutionalized scientist Dr. Walter Bishop.

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Last Update: 1 October 11

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Writing And Writer Resources
by in the back of a red VW microbus (mass_hipgnosis)
at June 10th, 2009 (07:06 pm)

So this one is for Writing and Writer Resources. I will add more to it as time allows; right now a big fic project is consuming most of my attention. In spirit of that, let's talk about writing fanfiction!

ETA: My Muse is a real person (best friend, wardrobe consultant, purveyor of inspiration). Just wanted to assure you guys that I don't have multiple personalities or anything.

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It's that time again!
by Devil Doll (devildoll)
at June 3rd, 2009 (02:00 pm)

It’s June, which means it is time for the mid-year overview update! Overviewers, please take a few minutes to update your overviews. (Tip: enlist your flist! Post in your LJ and ask people to take a look at it and suggest new comms or weed out dead ones. Spread the work around, I say!)

As always, this is also the time to surrender overviews you no longer wish to maintain. If you’ve lost interest in the fandom, or had a baby, or are being over-run by Tribbles and just don’t have the time, drop me a comment and let me know.

Surrendered overviews currently up for grabs include Supernatural and Lord of the Rings. Get ‘em while they’re hot, kids.

I’ve also eliminated the “fandoms up for grabs” list that used to live in the Master List post. If there is no overview, consider it up for grabs!

Give a hoot, do an overview.