5 Works in Corvo Attano/Daud/Jessamine Kaldwin

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    Daud the Assassin had a job— kill the Empress. He didn't, he saved me instead. My daughter and I. I will have him help me restore my throne, but for now, I can wait. Corvo and Emily are enough for now. Aren't they?

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    In which Jessamine Kaldwin is saved by an assassin, nearly murdered by her sister, and later seduces said assassin to rescue her bodyguard/lover and her Empire.

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    11/11
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    Three weeks or more of anxiety would do no one any good—

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    Outtake-spawned smutty one-shot taking place between chapters 7 and 8 of What Is It Worth?

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    "You like him," she murmurs, the teasing of moments ago turning into gentle insistence as she molds herself to Corvo’s side, sliding a hand behind his head.

    "I don’t," Corvo protests, but it’s weak as he is distracted by her fingers playing with his hair.

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    1/1
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    “If I may be so bold—”

    “When has a lack of permission ever stopped you?” Corvo mutters, rolling his eyes; Daud snorts in obvious agreement. Were Anton not in dire shortage of people in court who didn’t fawn over him in transparent bids for his art or technology, and on the verge of having a bit of fun at their expense, he might take offense at that.

    “—both of them, Your Majesty?” Anton inquires as guilelessly as he can manage.

    Five people witness the developing relationship of the Empress, her Royal Protector, and her newly-appointed Spymaster.

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    5/5
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    She feels the Void flow through her veins, her heart of metal and wire, her throat, moving her tongue by its own accord. “Your hands do violence,” the Void whispers, though hers are the lips that speak, “but there is a different dream in your heart."

    It is 1837 when Jessamine Kaldwin falls not to an assassin's blade, but to the witch Delilah.

    On the day the Empress's throne is usurped by the half-sister she betrayed and denied when they were both children - on the day her daughter is claimed by the witch and her bodyguard imprisoned - the man who'd intended to kill her makes a choice not even the Outsider himself could have predicted.

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    141
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    18
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