The first story is Chaos Unspool and comments on it can be found here .

The second story is Chaos Reintegrate and comments for this one are here .

These were posted in two different sections, with a name change halfway... I'd apologize, but instead I'm going to claim I meant it to be chaos, to go with the series title wink

"You told me you weren't like other men," she said, shaking her head at him when the storm of laughter had passed.
He grinned at her - a goofy, Clark Kent kind of a grin. "I have a gift for understatement."
"You can say that again," she told him.
"I have a...."
"Oh, shut up."

--Stardust, Caroline K