Fic: Storming the Seas ([livejournal.com profile] rpf_big_bang)

Oct. 25th, 2010 11:30 pm
[personal profile] vicki595
Username: [livejournal.com profile] vicki595
Title: Storming the Seas
Fandom: Women's basketball
Current Word Count: 42,600
Type: Femslash
Rating: PG-13
Characters/Pairings: Sue Bird/Diana Taurasi
Warnings: Character death, some language, prostitution, AU
Author's Notes: This wouldn't have been possible without [livejournal.com profile] fadeoutin, who acted as a sounding board, held my hand, kicked my ass, helped me find the words to tell this story. Thanks, dude.


Summary: Bird, Sue. 1700-1756. Captain of the Storm (~1719-1729) who authored a series of books after she retired to Bermuda with her lover. See also: Taurasi, Diana. (Jeré Longman, An Index of Pirates in the Americas: 1600-1800 (New York: Routledge, 2008), 10.

Link to the art here by the amazing [livejournal.com profile] etc_and_so_on



~*~


"Myth, memory, history - these are three alternative ways to capture and account for an elusive past, each with its own persuasive claim." (Warren I. Susman)


~*~


History

Evans, Jayda. "Rides in the Whirlwind and Directs the Storm": A True Tale of Love and Piracy in the 18th Century. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007.

i. Front Matter | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3


Myth

Voepel, Mechelle. For Every Storm a Rainbow. A novel based on the film "For Every Storm a Rainbow." New York: Random House, 2009.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6


Memory

Pelton, Kevin. "Dear Jennifer": The Collected Letters of Captain S. Bird. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.



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