jantojones (jantojones) wrote in section7mfu,

The Once Upon a Time Affair PROMPT

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Welcome to the first prompts of 2018 for the Once Upon a Time Affair. It's a fun challenge in which everyone's stories begin the exact same way. Where it goes from there is entirely up to you, so long as you keep to the given theme.

The prompt, theme, and rules can all be found below the cut. Don’t forget, everyone’s stories must begin with the prompt. You can post your stories at any time between now and the 27th of January.

Prompts are posted on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Have fun.

The Prompt –

It was the morning after a night of torrid passion and Napoleon Solo awoke to the hope of an encore before work. Turning over, he found that his date was no longer with him, and the only evidence she’d been there at all was an envelope on the pillow. Solo quickly opened it, expecting a note full of thanks, and a promise of future fun. Instead, the contents of the note caused the colour to drain from his face.

The Theme –

Your theme this time is - Revenge

Last Date for Posting –

27th January 2018

If you post your story in the Map Room, or on another site, please ensure that you include a link to it.

Challenge Rules

-Your story must begin with the exact prompt sentence /paragraph.
Occasionally, there will be customisable parts within the prompt. These will be written in red.

For example –

{Your Choice} means you can decide which character to place there. (It may not necessarily be any of the main characters.)

{His/her} can be changed to reflect the gender of your chosen character.

{Name of Place} means you can chose where your story is set.

-The story must be rooted in the Man from U.N.C.L.E. universe and reflect the time in which it is set.

-Stories can be posted on any day from the prompt day to the last day of posting (inclusive).

-Word Count – Minimum 500, with no maximum.

-All stories should be headed with, Your title - ‘The Once Upon a Time Affair’ - the date.

-Tags - please use once upon a time, gen, or gen-mature.

-Section VII is a Gen community, so stories should be appropriate, i.e. nothing explicit or overly-graphic. However, there is the Gen-Mature tag for anything containing violence, torture or mild Het. The Map Room should be used for Het stories, but again, nothing overly graphic.

-Also, as a courtesy to others, please use the LJ Cut, so as not to take up too much room on someone’s feed.
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