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11 September 2010 @ 10:20 am
Raymond Doyle and the Most Popular Man in the World  
Title: Raymond Doyle and the Most Popular Man in the World
Author: longstrt
Artist: norfolkdumpling
Genre: Slash
Archive to ProsLib: Yes
Characters/Pairing: Bodie/Doyle
Word count: 19,104 words
Warnings: None.

Summary:: Bodie and Doyle are assigned to guard Jeremy Townshend,called by some, 'The Most Popular Man in the World.' As a result of the assignment, the two agents have a fight which leads to the end of their partnership. During their separation, Doyle is injured and the two men are forced to deal with their feelings for each other.

Notes: Thanks to ND for her superb photo manips which add so much to my story.

Link to Fic: Fic, Part One
Link to Art: Art Master Post
Link to E-reader files: E-reader Files (Click or right click to download)
 
 
 
etain_antrimetain_antrim on September 11th, 2010 03:01 pm (UTC)
Oh dear. The links don't seem to be working correctly. At the bottom of the first page, the link to Part 2 takes me to the first page again, and the link to Part 3 takes me to Part 2, but there's no connection from there to permit access to Part 3.
norfolkdumpling: pros b&d windownorfolkdumpling on September 11th, 2010 03:18 pm (UTC)
If you click on longstrt's username you should be able to get to part three from the homepage of the journal. It's the last entry posted there. :)
longstrtlongstrt on September 11th, 2010 04:03 pm (UTC)
Sorry about that
I will try to get that fixed. My use of html is so poor. Thanks for letting me know.
longstrtlongstrt on September 11th, 2010 04:14 pm (UTC)
Re: Sorry about that
I believe I have the links fixed.
GRITS in Misery: Professionalsgritsinmisery on September 11th, 2010 04:24 pm (UTC)
Re: Sorry about that
Oh dear. I was reading part one, but now I can't even get back to it. I can get to part three from your LJ, but not to parts one or two.
GRITS in Misery: Professionalsgritsinmisery on September 11th, 2010 04:25 pm (UTC)
Re: Sorry about that
Do you maybe have the posts for parts one and two f-locked?
ladyhawke2ladyhawke2 on September 11th, 2010 08:32 pm (UTC)
I think they may be locked, I can't get them either.
starlite876 on September 11th, 2010 09:06 pm (UTC)
For those waiting to read parts one and two, maybe you could use the E-reader file link and download the whole story to read until the links are fixed?

przed has done a wonderful job and has converted the story into a number of different file formats, including .pdf, .doc and .txt files so that it would be possible to read the story without an ereader.
raven_rsraven_rs on September 11th, 2010 10:27 pm (UTC)
Nope - I can't access any of it, not even part one.

I'll try the e-reader route.
robeaurobeau on September 12th, 2010 02:52 am (UTC)
I enjoyed the story very much - loved the tension between the lads, the misunderstandings and Cowley's triple think.
longstrtlongstrt on September 12th, 2010 03:55 am (UTC)
Thanks so much for the nice comments. I hope you didn't have too much trouble getting from one part to another.
longstrtlongstrt on September 12th, 2010 03:29 am (UTC)
I'm confused
I have tried the links to my story a couple of times and each time it has worked. Is anyone still having trouble?
I'm writing this late Saturday evening. I will certainly try to do something, but as I say I am confused. I don't understand what you mean by locked.
longstrtlongstrt on September 12th, 2010 03:56 am (UTC)
I unblocked the two parts
I guess I did have two parts blocked, but everything should be okay now.
jgraeme2007: Big Bangjgraeme2007 on September 12th, 2010 04:46 am (UTC)
This was fun.

I don't think I've read many stories where the source of conflict stems partly from one of the lads being potentially promoted over the other, but it's believable.

I have a soft spot for stories where a bitter quarrel is followed by one of the lads being injured.
emmamydog11emmamydog11 on September 12th, 2010 08:09 am (UTC)
I enjoyed your story. it was a nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I have a soft spot for older lads fic and this falls into the cusp of the genre. The letting go of one stage of your life to commence the next is always difficult and you explored this with B/D.
raven_rsraven_rs on September 12th, 2010 07:49 pm (UTC)
I downloaded and read from there. It was easier.

Nice pleasant read for a Sunday evening! Thanks for that.
merentha13merentha13 on September 12th, 2010 08:38 pm (UTC)
Great read. The angst between B&D was well written. Loved Ray's sensitivity to his age (hits home, that does!) and I'd pick Alan Rickman over Jonathan Pryce as the Most Popular Man - but that's just my opinion!
krisserci5: windowkrisserci5 on September 13th, 2010 05:42 am (UTC)
norfolkdumpling art was fab and matched longstrt fab story. So glad you're here.
andreaandreathelion on September 15th, 2010 03:48 pm (UTC)
That was highly enjoyable to read, thanks a lot :D

moth2fic: pros_bodiewolfmoth2fic on October 9th, 2010 09:32 pm (UTC)
Jeremy was a delightful OC and I think your choice of Jonathan Pryce to represent him is a good one! I'm so glad Cowley wrapped everything up well in the end - as he always does, of course, but this time it included his own future, which made a nice change! Thanks for letting us envisage the lads growing old together with CI5 in good hands!
shooting2kill: pic#101392239shooting2kill on October 24th, 2010 10:02 pm (UTC)
Finally catching up with a thank you for your story! I think the idea of a long story challenge is a great one and gives writers the opportunity to construct intricate plots and see them through to the end and I think you've done this really well in your story which I thought was original with lots of tension, confusion and, as someone else has already mentioned, triple think on Cowley's part.

Thanks so much for your contribution to the Big Bang!
margaret_r: OTPmargaret_r on October 24th, 2010 11:27 pm (UTC)
A very different story and a very enjoyable one. It was a pleasure to read:)