In the Realm of Ungrateful Cockroaches

Author: BigSciencyBrain

Summary: Instead of returning to Asgard after the battle of New York, Loki finds himself in a time loop, repeating the events of the Avengers over and over again.

Word count: 36k

Characters/pairings: Loki/Steve

Rating: Mature

Refuge

Author: BigSciencyBrain

Summary: Steve’s memories may not be perfect, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t remember.

Word count: 19k

Characters/pairings: Loki/Steve

Rating: Teen

Rec notes: Loki gets caught in a time loop that he has no idea how to escape from, and like Bill Murray, he’s the only person to know that it’s happening. So, also like Bill Murray, he has a complete mental breakdown, doing everything from running away to Vegas to trying to blow up the planet.

Unlike Bill Murray, Loki finds an unlikely ally in all of this. Somehow, Steve starts to pick up echoes as well, though he never remembers anything. What results is a wonderfully painful relationship between them that never quite manages to mature, because only one of them can actually remember all of the previous years they’ve known one another.

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