If you are a fan of Firefly / Serenity, and/or if you are a Steven Brust fan, I'd like to direct your attention thusly: http://dreamcafe.com/firefly.html - yes, the esteemed Mr. Brust not only wrote fanfic, but he wrote a whole gorram novel of it.
Go. Download. Read.
It's well worth it.
In other news, it's apparently the beginning of mating season down in the darkest, loudest parts of the Amazon forests.