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Founder: Le Meg - Stories: 8 - Followers: 25 - id: 2468
A C2 dedicated to strong female leads who are beholden to no man, no myth, nor any kind of idealized feminine mystique. Roar on.

Additions? Suggestions? PM me with 'em. Don't forget to check all ratings.

UPDATE 4/21/14: This community's potential is horribly underutilized. Anybody interested in taking over/becoming staff/dressing in drag and doing the hula? Message me!

[The title is a reference to "Fairytale" by Sara Bareilles.]

Beating the Game by Lord Iron-Balls reviews
Patrick Morrison had it good. He was socially invisible, ignored by the Neanderthals around him, and on the fast track to MIT. Then he made the mistake of getting involved in Marielle Pason's social games. But to Patrick, the only way out is to win.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 83,282 - Reviews: 1169 - Favs: 1,003 - Follows: 715 - Updated: 8/1/2008 - Published: 1/3/2006
Nameless Woman's World by svonnah-la-fay reviews
The classic Female-Domination story: Finished In a world controlled by women, one young woman must overcome societal barriers as she grows closer to her new, abused slave, a romance that will eventually lead to world revolution
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,087 - Reviews: 1040 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 11/2/2009 - Published: 2/22/2005 - Complete
Tangled by Em Wolf reviews
Attracting, repelling, and colliding; their chemistry, to say the least, was explosive. Strangely enough, it wasn't with Tess's would-be boyfriend, but his asshole of a best friend, who is intent on keeping them apart. REMOVED
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 32,923 - Reviews: 1615 - Favs: 729 - Follows: 739 - Updated: 12/15/2013 - Published: 9/16/2005
Illusoire by Kendal reviews
Teagan Calder doesn't believe in soulmates. They're just a myth propagated by the Council, another way to pretend humans aren't inferior. And if hers finds out what she is, it's more than just a headache -- it's a death sentence. DISCONTINUED.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 4,099 - Reviews: 558 - Favs: 224 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 5/24/2009 - Published: 3/25/2008 - Complete
Of Money and Mouths by mrdryrdrlngs reviews
Take a girl who cheats, a guy she can't stand, and her gay, sometimes crossdressing ex. Throw in a pissed off football player, one doozy of a bet, and more money than should be handled by people like this. Mix well. Chaos, anyone?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 382 - Reviews: 757 - Favs: 488 - Follows: 483 - Updated: 6/8/2009 - Published: 3/29/2007
Abide With Me by Myrika reviews
Sheltered by her family's wealth, Mia McKinley was happy. But when she discovers her grandmother might still be alive, her cocooned life is shattered. Now, with the help of two boys, she must find out what she really wants. //REMOVED//
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 4,318 - Reviews: 2343 - Favs: 415 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 3/8/2009 - Published: 7/14/2008 - Complete