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    Maybe he’s Icarus. If Gene is Icarus now, Finny is his sun.

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    6
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    10
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    Phineas is reincarnated in the modern world with his old friends and classmates, but he's the only who remembers his past life. Despite this, he still enjoys the cards he's been handed. However, there's this one burning question...

     

    Where's Gene?

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    Chapters:
    4/?
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    20
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    Basically what would've happened (or what should've happened) if Finny never fell and Gene never jounced the limb.

    AKA Finny convinces Gene to jump off the tree at night while everyone else is asleep.

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    2/?
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    9
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    41
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    1
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    “Gene.” Finny’s voice is low and serious. “Gene, look at me.”

    Gene looks at him.

    “Do I look like I’m limping?”

    Gene shakes his head.

    “Look at my uniform, Gene. Don’t you recognize it?”

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    1,630
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    1/1
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    4
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    16
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    2
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    261
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    Gene goes to the funeral and contemplates the nature of Phineas.

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    358
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    1/1
    Comments:
    4
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    8
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    100
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    After Finny kisses Gene on the beach, everything about their relationship changes; however, that doesn't mean he suddenly started trusting Finny either.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    12
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    59
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    14
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    900
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    Finny gives Gene a letter then leaves him with it. Gene has to go on Finny's crazy hunt to find his friend and figure out why he made him do this.

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    2,037
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    1/1
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    2
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    13
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    1
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    246
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    Gene has always had feels deep down for Phineas but he doesn't realize he has them until after he jounces the limb and sees that he could've lost Finny. Now Gene has to live with Finny not knowing about what actually happened and just thinking that he fell from the tree.

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    3,038
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    3/3
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    15
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    They'd be accused of it whether they did it or not so they might as well make it worth it.

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    154
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    1/1
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    22
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    He apologized again and again.

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    270
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    1/1
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    16
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    Prompt Used: Snowball Fight & "The heart can get really cold when all you've know is winter." - Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

    An AU scene of the one where they have a snowball fight after Gene gets back from his visit with Leper.

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    English
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    681
    Chapters:
    1/1
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    17
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    A peaceful morning for Gene and Finny as Gene contemplates how much their relationship has and hasn't changed.

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    English
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    674
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    7
    Kudos:
    34
    Bookmarks:
    2
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    307
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    Boston, 1963.

    Gene sees himself in the boy at the end of the bar.

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    English
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    1,578
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    1/1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    30
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    4
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    248
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    After Gene pays him a visit in the hospital, Finny thinks for a while.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    8
    Kudos:
    34
    Bookmarks:
    1
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    269
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    Gene still remembers those summers with Finny.

    (But remembering doesn't change a thing.)

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    100
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    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    27
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    1
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    381
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    What if there was something more to Finny's suffering? Other than not being able to play sports, but what the hell is he trying to get at here?

    The momentum of the argument abruptly broke from his control. His face froze.

    “Because I’ve suffered,” he burst out.

    We drew back in amazement from this. In the silence all the flighty spirits of the morning ended between us. He sat down and turned his flushed face away from me.

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    1,410
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    1/1
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    This takes place after the accident and Gene tells finny that he purposefully jounced the limb, which Finny denies.

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    3
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    22
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    1
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    263
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    The momentum of the argument abruptly broke from his control. His face froze. “Because I’ve suffered,” he burst out.

    We drew back in amazement from this. In the silence all the flighty spirits of the morning ended between us. He sat down and turned his flushed face away from me.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    1,389
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    1
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    13
    Bookmarks:
    1
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    268
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    So, this is hella weird but basically what I did was I took dialogue and writing from the first two chapters of "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles, and without adding any of my own content I molded it into implied sex. Because what the hell, it's amusing. I am not claiming that any of this is my own writing, the entire fic was written using only John Knowles' writing and dialogue, so no copyright infringement intended. This is simply for my enjoyment and a couple of my friends.

    Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    399
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    12
    Kudos:
    29
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    586
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    "Finny would never love me. This I knew for a fact, like I knew that the sun would rise tomorrow or that we wouldn’t win the war. I liked to tell myself I had accepted it..."
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    Set before the second fall.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,469
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    3
    Kudos:
    20
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    432

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