Story: From Monte Carlo, With Love
Rating: All Ages
Word Count: 2254
Author's Summary: The quest is the quest. Throw in a couple of pirate hats, and stir.
Characters/Pairings: Ace McShane, Hex Schoffield, Rose Tyler, Mickey Smith, Jake Simmonds, Ace/Hex, Rose/Mickey/Jake, there's some other mixes as well, like a bit of Rose/Ace.
Recced because: I ALMOST feel bad reccing something of livii's because her stuff is so uniformly good it speaks for itself but this one is just so much fun. I love the glimpse into what Rose and Mickey and Jake got up to and what they were like together in the alt!verse. I love the similarities drawn between Rose/Mickey/Jake and Ace/Hex because to me at least, Ace and Rose are quite similar, as are their relationships with the men in the fic and that really works well, I think. They're just a really good pairing and threesome to throw together, they've got a lot in common and they snark so well. To top it all of, they're thrown together in a very fun, caper-ish type adventure thing with silly costumes! Don't be put off if you haven't met Hex before, livii has his voice and his relationship with Ace down really well so you could arguably use this fic to work out whether you might like him or not!
"Don't listen to my partner," Ace cut in. "I think I can say that as a blanket statement up front, actually. It'll save time."
"Can I double that?" Rose replied, to Mickey and Jake's protests. Ace laughed, and took Rose's arm.
"I can tell this is going to be fun," she said, as they walked ahead out of the room. "Now, here's what he told us..."