Secret Santa fanfic for stealingpennies for the primeval_denial secret santa exchange.
I know you like historical/pseudo-historical AUs, so I tried something a little... different. Please excuse any errors in historical detail, or, for that matter, *lack* of historical detail!
Also, the word count sort of... got away from me. In my defense I was *aiming* for about 4k. I think it's safe to say I missed...
Title: The Siege of Shelim Oasis
Pairing/characters: Becker/Connor (pre-slash), Emily/Jess (implied), Matt, Ryan
Warnings: Mild violence, 19th century aristocracy AU (sort of)
Disclaimer: Not mine. ITV and Impossible Pictures own them.
Word count: Approx 7871
Summary: Lord Becker is bored with his life as lord of the manor. Until one night a boy from the village stumbles in with talk of a missing carriage and a strange light in the road...
AN: Secret Santa for stealingpennies, using the prompts “Does anybody here speak English?”, and Spices, and also the request for snow and blood (although some of those may be a little blink-and-you-miss-them).
AN2: Fills the trope bingo square ‘AU: royalty/aristocracy/feudal’.
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