Educating Thalia

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It’s TRUE! @devikafernando and @avenger-nerd-mom are working on a collaboration together involving Professor Hiddleston and Professor Evans! The two are rivals at a posh New England university and have no idea they both have taken interest in the lovely Thalia Bareo. She’s a grad student with interests in language and history; a sassy full-figured Puerto Rican girl from Chicago.

Chapter 1 Late Night Reading

Chapter 2 Library Seductions

Chapter 3 Good Girl

Chapter 4 Lecture Lust

Chapter 5 Naughty Girl

Chapter 6 Just a Girl

Chapter 7 Pampered

Chapter 8 Dinner for Two

Chapter 9 Dating Fiasco

Chapter 10 Rescue Mission

Chapter 11 Chicago

Chapter 12 Tutoring

Chapter 13 Alone

Chapter 14 Closing Time

Chapter 15 Stay

Chapter 16 Three

Chapter 17 Morning After

Chapter 18 Changes

Chapter 19 Night at the Movies

Chapter 20 Disclosure

Chapter 21 Bliss

Chapter 22 Drinking Games

Chapter 23 Ride Home

Chapter 24 It’s Complicated

Chapter 25 Step Up

Chapter 26 Yes, Sir

Chapter 27 Mine Tonight

Chapter 28 Just Desserts

Chapter 29 Warped Fairy Tales

Chapter 30 Night In

Chapter 31 Cabin Fever

Chapter 32 Prize

Chapter 33 Choose

Chapter 34 Boots

Chapter 35 Gala

Chapter 36 Mine

Chapter 37 Jealousy

Chapter 38 Rage

Chapter 39 Emergency


Chapter 40 Crashing Down

Chapter 41 Acceptance

Chapter 42 Apologies

Chapter 43 Homecoming

Chapter 44 Paris

Chapter 45 Mended

Chapter 46 Everything She Wanted

Prologue 2018: Goals

Story updates will be posted on Wednesdays and Sundays.  To whet your appetite, here’s a poem author Devika Fernando wrote for the fic (from Thalia’s point of view).

The Best of Two Worlds

I need the moon to light the dark

And ignite in me that secret spark

I need the sun to brighten my days

And be my strength, my saving grace

I need the rain to nurture my dreams

I need the wind to swallow my screams

I need the frenzied summer and the balmy spring

The colors and calm cold that fall and winter bring

A man who makes the good girl want to sin

A man who accepts all my flaws with a grin

A man who takes charge and surprises me forever

A man who makes me whole when we’re together

Someone to lean on when I don’t feel strong

And someone who recognizes my inner song

Someone who takes away all the hurt but is free like a bird

Someone who knows my worth and hangs onto every word

I want it all, why do I have to choose?

If I give all of myself, what’s there to lose?

The tantalizing flavor of tea made just so

The reassuring bitterness of coffee to go

A smart cat that keeps me on my toes

A loyal dog that takes away my woes

Heated kisses that make me see stars

Lingering touches that leave no scars

A bruising grip and a gentle caress

Comfy shorts and a gorgeous dress

Forbidden moments I’ll never forget

And easy decisions I’ll never regret

The security that common interests breed

And the right answers for my devious need

I want to be cherished but be my own girl,

I want to have the best of two worlds.