17 Works in Episode: s01e01 The End's Beginning

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    The problem wasn’t really the talking. Geralt had heard humans talking constantly every time he’d been within a quarter-mile of civilization his entire adult life. No, it wasn't the talking at all. The trouble with Jaskier was that he cared about the answers.

    In which Geralt learns to face himself, his relationships, and his place in a human-dominated world. Taking place in the gap between the meeting in Posada and the banquet in Cintra, this story explores growth, trauma recovery, mental health, friendship, family, and societal bigotry.

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    Witchers feel emotions, Renfri wasn't a monster, Roach is notably chill, Geralt prefers nonhuman company and lies a lot, Jaskier is generally good at people but is happy to ignore what they say, Yennefer's life is abuse piled atop abuse with a sprinkle of ethnic cleansing and a complete lack of choice, Istredd's life likely wasn't much better, Tissaia does not know what she's doing, Triss is lying about being assigned to cure the princess but is afraid to admit a personal investment, Jaskier is surprisingly tolerant of Geralt getting him on Calanthe's shitlist, Kalis was in a bad situation and didn't rise above it, it really shouldn't surprise people Yennefer gets weird about having a kid, rogue mages are afraid of the Brotherhood but it seems to be a paper tiger, Jaskier took being dumped by the countess really hard but despite being drunk and having his own problems he's concerned for Geralt and wants to help him, Geralt was fine with having sex with Yennefer but concerned she had some other plot. There is so much going on with Yennefer in Bottled Appetites, and it has virtually no overlap with what fandom thinks was going on.

    Ch24: Yennefer doesn't believe anyone cares about her or could possibly care about her.

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    Renfri deserved better so we fixed it.

    requisite amazing devil lyrics:
    ~but like rubbing wine stains into rugs it's my curse; to try and make it right, but i try and make it worse~

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    Geralt fucked up, made a mess of things in Blaviken, and cannot be rid of the blood on his hands. He wasn't ready to meet someone who was meant to see the good in him.

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    Geralt goes home for the first time after Blaviken. He doesn’t expect to be welcomed at all, but Eskel is there to prove him wrong. Written for the Vanilla/Missionary square for Sugar and Spice Witcher Bingo.

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    Stregebor, Yennefer knows, is the one who ruined her life. When she comes across another young woman who says the same… Well, Yennefer is more than happy to help Renfri with her revenge.

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    Rusalkas trugen die Gestalt wunderschöner, wohlgeformter Frauen, deren Körper nur von ihrem glänzend schwarzen Haupthaar verdeckt wurden. Sie verführten Angler und Wanderer, um sie im eisigen Wasser zu ertränken oder so lange mit ihnen zu tanzen, bis ihre Kräfte nachgaben. So anziehend diese Monster auf ein menschliches Auge wirken mochten – der Hexer nahm den verzerrten, kreischenden Unterton ihrer Stimmen wahr. Er wusste, dass man sie an dem Geruch von Algen und Blut in ihrem Haar und an den leeren, glasigen Augen erkannte.

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    When Yennefer portals into Blaviken instead of Geralt, a more... mutually beneficial arrangement is made.
    AKA Yennefer and Renfri flirt, attempt a quick murder, flirt some more, and then plot to kill the Stregobitch.

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    Marilka still thinks about that day in Blavikin.

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    Renfri's ghost haunts Geralt as he attempts to pay the penance for Blaviken

    Monsters are not capable of making amends. There is a lesson to be learned here.

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    Basically a short outlook of what I think happened to Geralt after he left Blaviken at the end of the first episode.

    Excerpt: The life of a Witcher was one of darkness, of monsters, of chaos and death and fighting to survive. It was a life of rejection from the very people you were charged to protect, of getting cursed at, threatened.
    It was of getting denied rooms in inns during winters, chased from brothels for fear that you would kill one of their girls.

    Geralt Whump Week Submission, Day 1 Prompt: Ostracism

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    Geralt knew he couldn’t claim his Child of Surprise. Destiny had punished him harshly the one time he’d thought about raising a child. He could not risk its wrath again.

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    Swapping the places of Cullen and Geralt. How would a witcher's jobs go if approached like a templar, and what would a templar with the attitude of a witcher be like?

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    "What’s wrong?”

    Geralt turns this question over in his mind. What, indeed? That he allowed this fool human to follow him in the first place? That he lulled himself into a sense of security because drowners and nekkers and harpies hadn’t managed to make off with him? That he barely put up a fight when the vulnerable, human man tagged along while Geralt stalked a fucking fiend? That if Geralt had been a fraction of a second slower, if he’d let his focus waver even the tiniest bit, Jaskier would have been impaled on the beast’s horns, would be cold and lifeless on the ground instead of sitting here beside Geralt, his brow furrowed in worry? That his touch on Geralt’s skin is rousing some feeling in Geralt’s chest, and until today Geralt didn’t even know he could feel such a thing, much less that it was somehow connected to Jaskier?

    What’s wrong, indeed?

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    "It‘s a good thing," Marilka continues, rattling on as if Geralt had made any indication that he was listening at all. "I get to see the Continent. Travel to places that aren’t just the boring old market.” She swings her feet, kicking up a bit of grass and dirt as the tip of her boot scrapes the ground. "Good-bye Blaviken — just the whole world before my eyes. As far as my feet will carry me."

    'Go away,' Geralt wants to say, but the words rest on the tip of his tongue. He can't find the strength in him to speak them out loud. Just for today, he promises himself. Leave her at the next village.

    An AU ending from Episode 1 where Marilka joins Geralt on his adventures. In which Geralt accidentally acquires a daughter (not just the one destiny gave him), Jaskier teaches him how to parent, and Marilka adopts two unqualified father figures.
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    Inertia: the tendency of a body in motion to stay in motion, unless acted on by an outside force

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    Renfri has second thoughts

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