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25 October 2009 @ 08:52 pm
Results of Round Two!  
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Absence of Light Awards
Round Two Results



Angst - Best Drabble/Ficlet:
Winner: Tea and Crumbling by Gabrielle
Runner-Up: Hemoglobin by snowpuppies
Fan Favorite: Tea and Crumbling by Gabrielle

Angst - Best Het:
Winner: La Meilleure Revanche by thisficklemob
Runner-Up: It's Over by slaymesoftly
Fan Favorite: If Wishes Were Horses by Gabrielle

Angst - Best Slash:
Winner: A Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes by kyrafic
Runner-Up: Bonded by rayruz
Runner-Up: Marked Men by firefly124
Fan Favorite: The Odd Man Looking In by lusciousspike

Angst - Best Gen:
Winner: Hiywan's Story by stormwreath
Runner-Up: Feet of Clay by ubiquirk
Runner-Up: The Very Secret Diary of Andrew Wells (O Captain My Captain Remix) by lily_lovely
Fan Favorite: Five Times People Noticed Xander's Bruises didn't all come from Patrol by dipenates

Angst - Best Future:
Winner: Shadows of a Brighter Day by eowyn_315
Runner-Up: The Worst Journey in the World by shapinglight
Fan Favorite: Fourteen Days on the Hellmouth by snowpuppies

Angst - Best Character Death:
Winner: Memory } Shattered } Shattering by ubiquirk
Winner: Mission Accomplished by beer_good_foamy
Runner-Up: Play Winifred For Me by brutti_ma_buoni
Fan Favorite: Play Winifred For Me by brutti_ma_buoni

Angst - Most Original:
Winner: Hiywan's Story by stormwreath
Runner-Up: Feet of Clay by ubiquirk
Runner-Up: Fourteen Days on the Hellmouth by snowpuppies
Fan Favorite: Fourteen Days on the Hellmouth by snowpuppies
Fan Favorite: A Life Less Ordinary by c_woodhaven

Angst - Best Author:
Winner: lily_lovely
Runner-Up: ubiquirk
Fan Favorite: c_woodhaven


Dark - Best Drabble/Ficlet:
Winner: Not Yours by clawofcat
Runner-Up: Like Twins by lily_lovely
Fan Favorite: The Conquering Hero by Gabrielle

Dark - Best Het:
Winner: Escape Me Never by Gabrielle
Runner-Up: Five Ways Buffy Didn't Die (part 5) by spuffyduds
Fan Favorite: Escape Me Never by Gabrielle

Dark - Best Slash:
Winner: The Shadow by the Door by lusciousxander
Runner-Up: Freedom Isn't Free by snogged
Fan Favorite: Freedom Isn't Free by snogged

Dark - Best Gen:
Winner: I'm Not Supposed to Be Like This by spuffyduds
Winner: Chatting Dead by lusciousspike
Runner-Up: In Faith's Shadow by snowpuppies
Fan Favorite: In Faith's Shadow by snowpuppies

Dark - Best Future:
Winner: Twice My Burn by doyle_sb4
Runner-Up: Doll by Chris G-D
Fan Favorite: Damaged Goods by Gabrielle

Dark - Best Character Death:
Winner: Escape Me Never by Gabrielle
Runner-Up: Five Ways Buffy Didn't Die (part 5) by spuffyduds
Fan Favorite: Escape Me Never by Gabrielle

Dark - Most Original:
Winner: Fallen Soldier by seductivembrace
Runner-Up: Earlier by blankbadge
Runner-Up: Warning Sign by froxyn
Fan Favorite: Hostile by snogged

Dark - Best Author:
Winner: clawofcat
Runner-Up: seductivembrace
Fan Favorite: snogged



Judge's Choice:
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The Very Secret Diary of Andrew Wells (O Captain My Captain Remix) by lily_lovely
Mission Accomplished by beer_good_foamy
Hiding by brutti_ma_buoni
The Show by ash_carpenter
Hiywan's Story by stormwreath
Illusion by deird1
A Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes by kyrafic
The Boy and the Beast by snowpuppies
I'm Not Supposed to be Like This by spuffyduds
Shadows of a Brighter Day by eowyn_315
Ordinary Guy by tesla321


Mod's Choice:
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Twirling by lit_gal
Severed and Sewn by clawofcat




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Butterflysnogged on October 26th, 2009 02:20 am (UTC)
This is so exciting!

I'm so honored by my awards
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 26th, 2009 02:23 am (UTC)
Well deserved, honey!

We're both excited, as well!
whichclotheswhichclothes on October 26th, 2009 03:24 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners!
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 26th, 2009 02:03 pm (UTC)
Here, here!
brutti_ma_buonibrutti_ma_buoni on October 26th, 2009 12:54 pm (UTC)
Oh wow! I'm very pleased to get a runner-up spot but a Judge's Choice as well is - wow! Thanks so much for running a great site and giving so many great fics a chance to shine.

Congratulations to all the winners!
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 26th, 2009 02:02 pm (UTC)
It's very well deserved, honey.

And you're welcome - running this site is truly rewarding, and Gabrielle and I both love it to pieces!
Doyledoyle_sb4 on October 26th, 2009 05:41 pm (UTC)
Yay, thank you! The banners are lovely.
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 26th, 2009 05:45 pm (UTC)
You're welcome! And aren't they? Lilbreck did a great job!
firefly_124: ripper by darkershadeoffirefly124 on October 26th, 2009 06:34 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much! And congrats to all the other winners!
spankedbyspikespankedbyspike on October 27th, 2009 12:26 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners, you are a credit to the creative world that Whedon left us to play with.
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 27th, 2009 12:29 am (UTC)
Here, here!
writing 'bout big damn heroesdreamincolor on October 27th, 2009 12:56 am (UTC)
Congratulations to all the winners!
slaymesoftlyslaymesoftly on October 27th, 2009 01:47 am (UTC)
Thank you for doing this - and for my pretty! Some wonderful fics among the the winners. Thanks for bringing them to our attention this way.
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 27th, 2009 01:48 am (UTC)
You're very welcome - running the site is one of the most rewarding things I do. :)
froxyn: watchedfroxyn on October 27th, 2009 09:57 am (UTC)
I'm so very happy with the outcome of these awards!

Thank you very much for the runner-up...for someone who wasn't expecting to get anything, this was a wonderful surprise!

And congratulations to all the winners. There were some absolutely wonderful fics in this round!!

caia: oh dear Giles by indulging_breckthisficklemob on October 27th, 2009 10:25 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! I've never won (or runnered up) an award before, so this is a wonderful surprise. And thank you for the pretty!
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 28th, 2009 05:12 am (UTC)
Congrats on your first win! AoL is pleased and honored to have popped your Awards-cherry. ;)
caiathisficklemob on October 28th, 2009 05:14 am (UTC)
Hee! Unlike writing (or reading) these fics, it didn't hurt a bit. ;)
The Anti-OTPsnowpuppies on October 28th, 2009 05:15 am (UTC)
Yeah, well...we've got skillz... ;)
ubiquirkubiquirk on October 28th, 2009 09:47 pm (UTC)
Congratulations everyone! It's wonderful to see so much love for angst and dark fic and so many strong pieces.


And I'm still in shock! Thank you so much! These are an amazing honor and you've made my week!

Huge thanks to all the mods for their hard work and the beautiful banners!
sockmonkeyheresockmonkeyhere on November 1st, 2009 08:27 am (UTC)
Congratulations, everyone! And thank you to the Absence of Light judges, artists, and organizers for all their terrific work! :D