Day 9 - threesomes or moresomes!
There's been a lot of discussion amongst us reccers regarding Day Nine. The general consensus seems to be that stories like this require plot and context to help them transcend the ranks of Mere Sparkly Porn. And yet...while I agree with all that (and I do! I'm all about the context, I swear!), I never claimed to be a saint, so Normally Kinky
Yup, it's gonna be THAT kinda list. Seriously though, while this story may be wildly porntastic it's also a striking portrayal of group dynamics at play. I have a soft spot for this Justin, uncomfortably reticent and unsure of his place in his own band. Team Spirit: pulling together
Is most of this story a flimsy pretext for lots and lots of group sex in a communal shower? Quite possibly. Do I care? Not when the result is a fun and inventive summer camp AU featuring Justin as a perky male cheerleader and Lance as a wonderfully sullen goth kid (with eyeliner!). No Place Else
by Rhys (Chris/Lance/JC)
Not even halfway through the month and I'm already failing myself. I've been trying my hardest not to rec the same author more than once, but I may have to rethink that policy. Chris and Lance are dating, and Lance decides that JC is going to be part of their relationship wether he likes it or not. I love the way Chris and JC both chafe against their designated roles, that they don't fall into the situation naturally and that they retain their prickly uncertainty even while Lance, as ever, remains smooth and confident about the whole thing.The Royal We
by Tiffany Rawlins (nsync GSF)
More like an increasingly twisted character study than anything else. The guys take turns fantasizing about each other. This is gorgeously written.
And while we're on this topic, the fabulous mickeym
has recently decided to torture me by mentioning she's got a partially completed Chris/JC/Chris time travel story in her WIP files. It's likely that if this thing ever came to fruition it would melt my face off just by sheer dint of its' existence. Maybe a large-scale mass poking is in order?