catch22girl: (destroy)
I used to have a life - lol. Okay, 94 screencaps of the S4 trailer. SO lovely. I still have...absolutely no clue what's going on, even in much slower time but I think this ad covers more than the first episode. I think. I cannot thank CS Designs enough for capturing this at such a high quality. I also did this before I saw that Yvonne had already capped 40 - lol.

Anyway. S4 Promo screencaps. Some under cut. Much much much much much more at: S4 Promo Caps PW: Rachel


Review of Promo in Screencaps. Very image intensive.




I try to get out...and they keep pulling me back in. )

catch22girl: (memory by iconsbyfuzz)
Title: Burned Into Memory
Author: catch22girl
Rating: PG
Spoilers: None
Summary: "When she woke up over 24 hours ago, she had no idea that today would hold so many moments she would never be able to forget. But, it was over now, nothing left to do but find mom and dad and get the hell out of this strange cold place." Kim post-midnight.
Disclaimer: Characters not mine. They belong to FOX and Real Time Productions.

Certain moments would be forever etched into Kim's memory... )
catch22girl: (pics by _ila_)
Long awaited (threatened?) Mix! Thanks to everyone who helped!

I Walk Alone: Jack Bauer Day 3 Mix )
catch22girl: (s4)
Title: Aftermath
Author: Catch22girl
Summary: Kate after day two. For [livejournal.com profile] 15minuteficlets challenge.
Spoilers: None
Disclaimer: Not mine.

15Minute Ficlet: Word #78 )

BTW, how cool is this shirt?: CTU Academy - long sleeved.
catch22girl: (memory by iconsbyfuzz)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY [livejournal.com profile] xandra73!!
It's already the 27th there :)

You're truly one of my favorite people. Adore you. It's people like you that make LJ worth having. Here's that promised fic.

Title: Roll the Dice
Author: Catch22Girl
Fandom: 24
Rating: PG-13
Pairing: Jack/Teri
Spoilers: None
Summary: Pre-Day 1. Teri juggles her career and her daughter while Jack’s away.
Disclaimer: Characters not mine. They belong to FOX and Real Time Productions.

Author's note: Birthday fic for Yvonne. She wanted Jack and Teri so I had to try it. Love you. Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] birdseyeview for the beta. Also, Kiera for the constant support. Title from "Dice" by Finley Quaye.

I have a husband, he just has...other commitments. )
catch22girl: (backhere by _dreamoutloud_)
s2 is making me want to write.

Ficlet
s2 no spoilers
A routine trip.
Characters not mine.

"Stay here," he whispered and tugged on her wrist as she tried to slip out of bed.

She laughed, "I can't. The President is going to be in Oregon tomorrow and I have to be there."

"Why?"

She couldn't believe it. Her husband, a former congressman and current college professor was almost whining.

"I'm going to pretend you didn't just ask me that, Bill."

He slid one hand up her arm. "Just another hour, Lynne." The other went around her waist, pulling her closer.

"Plane leaves in two. I need to be on it."

He sighed and let her go.

"I'll call you as soon as I can."

He caressed her cheek. "I might be in class."

"Phone date tomorrow night?"

Bill nodded and sighed. "At least I know you'll be in a safe place."

"Air Force One and then the house. Many guards. Lots of cameras. Nothing to fear." Lynne leaned in for a quick kiss. "I'll only be gone for one day this time. I'll be back by Sunday morning."

"Promise?"

"Promise."
catch22girl: (jackgun by fyerfly21)
It's finally finished. Thanks to all who helped. I changed some things from the version some of you read.

Title: Slide Into Another Nightmare
Author: Catch22Girl
Fandom: 24
Spoilers: None
Rating: R
Warnings: Graphic violence
Summary: It’s an interrogation but he doesn’t know the answers.
Disclaimer: Characters are not mine. They belong to FOX and Real Time Productions.

Note: Written for the Multifandom Soap Opera Cliché Challenge. Thanks to Steph, Kiera, Jeanie, and Mom for quick betas and to Shoroko for her suggestions and ideas.

Slide Into Another Nightmare

His memory was as blank as the white walls of the room that held him. )
catch22girl: (toxicity)
A ficlet that has nothing to do with 24. I'm kind of surprised too. Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] midgewood58 for telling me to fix the first draft.

Title: Insignificant
Author: Catch22Girl
Movie: Collateral
Summary: Vincent at home.
Disclaimer: Not mine, belong to writer of Collateral, producers and everyone involved in film.

Vincent viewed the cash as a kind of perk. )

Word #64

Jul. 23rd, 2004 01:48 am
catch22girl: (t/m angel)
For [livejournal.com profile] 15minuteficlets word #64

Title: Past Comfort
Author: Catch22Girl
Fandom: 24
Spoilers: s3 Finale
Summary: For [livejournal.com profile] 15minuteficlets challenge. Michelle post-s3.
Disclaimer: Not mine.

Word #64 - Finale Spoilers )
catch22girl: (kerry by skywaterblue)
This is pretty much what I accomplished today. Very hard to find a) good pictures and b) good quality pictures. These are all from AP/Reuters. Brushes by inexorablyhere.

Samples:


Kerry Icons )

Please credit and feel free to take and share.
catch22girl: (t/m angel)
After much teasing -- here it is, the Jack/Michelle fic.

Title: Spontaneous Combustion
Author: Catch22Girl
Spoilers: Season 3
Rating: R
Pairing: Michelle/Other
Summary: Desperation leads Michelle to commit the unthinkable.
Disclaimer: Characters not mine. They belong to FOX and 24. Low is by Foo Fighters and belongs to them.

Author's Note: I couldn't imagine this pairing, so I had to try writing it. Much love and thanks to Steph for awesome beta, Kiera for reading this in bits and pieces, and everyone who gave me support and encouragement for this story.

Michelle never wanted to be one of those women. )
catch22girl: (jack (atback))
(Sidenote: My body is angry at me. I don't know why. So I'm kind of in a bad mood right now).

As everyone knows I love 24 fic. I even adore it. However, I've noticed yet another disturbing trend in 24 fic that I've seen in lots of other fandoms but kind of hoped would not show up here. This one is not as insane as "Jack's other daughter" but it is one of my personal pet peeves. I call it "Jack's abusive childhood".

Recently, I've noticed a few stories alluding to Jack's past that well...keep mentioning things like him being beaten by his step-father or actual father, losing his parents at a young age, being shot/stabbed as a teenager and many other things that basically equal "Jack's abusive childhood."

I'm not sure why people feel the need to give him such a painful back story or why it's important that he did things like "hide under the bed to avoid his father's (or step father's) fists" (a paraphrase of a line in an actual fic). I'd think that just the things we've seen on the show would provide enough angst for anyone without adding on extra baggage.

24 is, in general, a show where we don't know about people's childhoods or really much about their lives before we meet them. It's a real time show that also very much exists in the present. Unlike XF with its long back stories and childhood traumas, the characters on 24 don't mention growing up. People aren't dealing with past demons from when they were younger, they're dealing with current situations.

I admit there's nothing in canon to disprove the abusive childhood thesis so unlike "Jack's other child" it's not against canon - but, I think that from what we've seen of the character and his interactions with people...it's just very hard for me to believe.

I also don't think he lost his parents at an early age. I don't think this because if he had, Teri's death would have been upsetting, but it wouldn't have completely crushed/destroyed him. In my view, pre-s1 Jack is a guy who'd had a pretty normal childhood and had no real idea of the horrors of the world until he joined the military.

I could always be proved wrong. But, this is one of my pet peeves. At least with XF, you had some canon basis (even if that trend also bothered me). I just think too many authors need to give characters deep traumatic pasts. I noticed it in a Michelle story too, they had to make her a survivor of a violent act.

It's something that was very common in XF - people would write very long disturbing stories about Mulder's abusive childhood. But as I said, even though I didn't like the stories there was some evidence to back up that theory.

I'm very interested in hearing what everyone else thinks.

catch22girl: (j/c by tayschaos)
Title: Hero Worship
Author: Catch22Girl
Pairing: Jack/Chase
Rating: R
Spoilers: None
Summary: Pre-s3. Chase’s last meeting with Jack before the Salazar mission goes very differently than he expected.
Disclaimer: Characters not mine. Belong to FOX and whoever owns 24.

I found this story on my hard drive last night and decided to finish it. Written for Kiera.

'You ready for tomorrow?' Jack asked... )
catch22girl: (backhere by _dreamoutloud_)
Okay after talking about making a 24 fan video for...well months now I finally dl'd some software took a song and some eps and yes...made one. Once I started I couldn't stop.

This is kinda a very very very very early birthday present for Saffy whenever she comes back since she introduced me to this band.

It's a song called Apocalpyse Please by Muse. And I think it really fits the hotel arc. Actually, that's how she introduced it to me, like "This song is so season three!" But it is.

It comes in 2 yummy flavors: (From yousendit.com so DL now before it disappears!)

These are both .wmv format. (I think they play on Mac, not sure).

1) Low-bandwith (4 meg version): Hotel Arc video-low bandwith

2) High-bandwith (10 meg version): Hotel Arc video-high bandwith

Icon by [livejournal.com profile] _dreamoutloud_ that has nothing to do with video but the last time I did any kind of editing was in December so it does feel weird to be doing it again.

and yeah it's 9 am...maybe I should try sleeping.

catch22girl: (t/m w/base by iconsbyfuzz)
I seem to be writing a lot of these Tony/Michelle ones. Although, this word really would have fit for a lot of different stories. For [livejournal.com profile] 15minuteficlets word #59.

Season 3 finale spoilers - Mom's Advice )
catch22girl: (Default)
So I made myself a LJ-Trading Card! I think this pretty much captures me.

Catch22Girl's LJ Trading Card )

catch22girl: (t/m angel)
[livejournal.com profile] 15minuteficlets Word #58 Tony/Michelle.

Characters not mine.

Word #58 - Finale Spoilers )
catch22girl: (tinh)
I read two great fics today. Entirely different genres and purposes. Both were really well written and I highly rec.

1) Homecoming by Kay Homecoming. T/M post-s3 angst filled fic. Fantastic and amazing barely cover it. I beta'd but I'd recommend it even if I'd never heard of the author. The details and the way she really brings Tony and Michelle to life - it's an absolute must read.

2) Blurred by Samantha Blurred This is something completely different. Post-s3. Extreme Darkfic. Jack POV. Short but really packs a punch. Gorgeous writing. One more spoilery thing spoiler for finale )

Okay *now* to sleep.

catch22girl: (fashion police by chiroho)
Remember when I mentioned a month or so ago that I wanted to start a 24 ficlet community? Well, I have.

[livejournal.com profile] 24_ficlets is the community. Go, join, post any random thing that's in your head. In fact the shorter and more random, the better.

Yes, this is a very good idea. And funny icon by chiroho.

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