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    July 26, 2022. An accident in the lab leaves Newt with an identity crisis.

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    Almost four years after the disbanding of the Teen Titans, Damian finds himself in legal trouble. But as his friends and family get drawn into something darker, both in and out of uniform, chaos begins to descend. Who is pulling the strings? Who is launching this attack, not on Batman, not on Robin - but on Damian Wayne himself?

    Set on the preboot canon-divergent alternate universe Earth-28. Sequel to Restoration.

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    After Cuba, Charles isolates himself from the world, while Erik rages against it with his brotherhood.
    Eventually their paths will cross again, forcing them to face all they have lost.
    There can only be one winner on the chessboard. But maybe the world is not all that black and white…

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    4
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    20/20
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    189
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    581
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    81
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    We made more and more mistakes, and I have tried to fix them over and over again. Nothing is working. They keep on dying, or disappearing. I've died countless times trying to save everyone, and I've fought for our freedom, but it seems that this time will be the same as the others, and I will have to start over again.

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    4/?
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    Collecton of one-shots concerning the brighter timeline. Or, a sorry excuse for lots of fluff. And corrections.

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    1/?
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    There's only so much time you can spend sublimating your emotions into chess.

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    1/1
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    22
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    49
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    adjournment, n. - a chess term referring to the suspension of a chess game with the intention to finish it later.

    Or, what happened during the chess game, on the way to Paris.

    (Canon deleted/continued scene.)

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    1/1
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    Sometimes it was the little things.

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    1/1
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    2
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    18
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    1
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    Basso and the Queen of Beggars have been chess partners for quite some time - but now she's inviting the Master Thief's only real friend to a much bigger game...

    Set during Garrett's missing year in Thief 4

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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    2
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    “I need to know.”

    Derek raised eyebrows as he heard Stiles murmuring softly and looked at him; Stiles brushed his hand through his already messed hair and tried to avoid his eyes.

    “What’s that?” Derek asked gently. When he thought about it, he couldn’t remember ever talking to anyone but Cora in such a soft and tender tone. Stiles was his only exception.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
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    85
    Bookmarks:
    7
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    1694
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    Radek teaches Sheppard to play chess. (Thanks to esteefee for the inspirational prompt!)

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    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
    1
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    10
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    28
    Bookmarks:
    2
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    203
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    Chessmaster Ron is on a mission for the Head Auror, which may prevent the last Death Eaters evading justice. Pansy Parkinson is just there to get back at her ex. Queen's Gambit – what's your move now?

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    Chapters:
    1/1
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    2
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    It all leads up to Detroit but you and the Devil play chess.

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    During their fifth year and the summer after, Lily and Severus fall in and out of each other's good graces. In the background, Marauders are marauding and Aurors are training.

    Eleven interconnected scenes.

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    Chapters:
    11/11
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    4
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    2
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    Inspired by a photo on tumblr. DoFP drabble

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    1/1
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    3
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    33
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    3
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    1470
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    Erik is always hunting something.

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    7
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    30
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    2
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    686
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    Battles, like chess, were often decided by the strategic manipulation of pawns.

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    1/1
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    4
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    6
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    When the King is in check, who better to rescue him than the Queen?

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    English
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    1/1
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    4
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    13
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    333
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    Alice L. Malvin is the cynosure of all eyes. Three drabbles set during the duel at the ball.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
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    1
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    1
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    114
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    Rose Lalonde, freelance investigator and crime writer on S'burb station, finds that she can no longer escape the grimdarkness of her past, and is called upon to save the galaxy by playing cards and snarking at hot legislacerators, casino-operators, and space mafia princesses. Expect there to be high-stakes poker games at some point in the narrative provided that one is extremely patient

    Language:
    English
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    17,924
    Chapters:
    12/12
    Collections:
    1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    20
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    477

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