3 Works in X-Men Reverse Bang
We do not breach the void, his mother said, when he was a boy and new to such things.
We do not breach the void, the Elders said, when he was an adolescent, weak though he thought himself strong.
We do not breach the void, his father said, when he reached the flush of manhood, stout and brave and unafraid.
But Erik cares not for their words. He's spent a lifetime staring into the void, into the startlingly blue eyes of the boy on the other side.
We do not breach the void, the songs whisper, but Erik doesn't listen.
The year is 1954.
The first mass vaccination of children for polio begins in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
American officials announce that a hydrogen bomb test has been conducted on the island of Bikini Atoll.
In Vietnam, the First Indochina War draws to a close, leaving chaos in its wake that will result in yet another war, while in America, Senator Jospeh McCarthy begins hearings investigating the US Army for being 'soft' on Communism.
In New York City, surgical resident and Korean War veteran Charles Xavier is feeling increasingly disconnected from the world around him, save for the children that he helps treat. All of this changes with the arrival of a nameless man pulled out of the Hudson, whom Charles finds himself increasingly drawn to.
There's just one problem. He's in a coma, and knows Charles only as the mysterious and irritating force who helps to calm his dreams.
A powered, pre-canon, hospital AU
10 Jul 2012
Erik Lehnsherr has been on the trail of Herr Doktor Klaus Schmidt his entire adult life. He thinks he has finally found a lead in the person of one Doctor Charles Xavier: man of business and science, airship mogul, and expert on the adaptives who have started to proliferate in the last few dozen years. What he never expected was to find Dr. Xavier is also a philanthropist and a mutant. Together they must confront Erik's past and also face whatever emotional entanglement has started to form between him and the good Doctor.