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    How can one friendship change through weekly supernatural hunts and 5 am mcdonalds run.

    OR Geralt and jaskier push up the courage to show their true feelings but it takes a while, so have fun.

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    Jaskier knows that as a Fae he should stay as far from Witchers as he can. But then he crosses paths with Geralt and well...Jaskier never has done what he should. How can he say no when he's faced with the swirling vortex of destiny that is the White Wolf?
    So what he has to work twice as hard to conceal his identity? So what Geralt might kill him or run him off if he finds out that Jaskier isn't a mere human bard? Jaskier's never been happier. Which means it's only a matter of time before something comes along to screw that up for him.

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    After the disastrous dragon hunt, Jaskier gives Geralt his one wish though it will cause him eternal pain to do so. Higher vampires mate for life, only ever giving their heart to their one. Unfortunately for Jaskier, he has already given his heart to the witcher without realizing it. When a vampire's one rejects their heart, they will forever live with chronic, inescapable pain for which there is no cure.

    So Jaskier sheds the skin of the joyful human bard and returns to Oxenfurt to step back into the roles he left behind--Professor Pankratz, Julian the Viscount de Lettenhove, and Dandelion the spy. With Nilfgaard gearing up to go to war, Jaskier is faced with decisions he never wanted to make, a guild to protect, a war to win, a princess to find, a sorceress to save (however begrudgingly), and a pain in his chest that only gets worse the longer the witcher is near.

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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.

    Podfic of In the Company of a Glacier by coffee_mage.
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    Geralt forgets, sometimes, that humans age and die.

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    It’s Jaskier’s first time wintering at Kaer Morhen. When he comes to Geralt’s room in the middle of the night, the witcher is sure what he’s after, and it has nothing to do with some imaginary “haunting”.
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    Jaskier can’t sleep because of ghosts and Geralt responds by sexing him up, much to his delight and confusion.

    New summary courtesy of maiNuoire:
    Jaskier: I have ghosts, can I crash here?
    Geralt: Sure, climb in, are they in your dick? Let me help...
    Jaskier: ... wut.

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    “Oh. Oh that’s gold, Geralt! Really! I’m so glad you didn’t notice my bandaged fingers or the way fire fucking petrifies me- or oh, I don’t know, how holding shit made me whimper? But oh, I sorted your library and I cleaned the blood off the cobble after it all and- and I’m tired of this. I’m tired of your fucking bullshit and I’m tired of-“

    “I’m sorry.”

    The sincerity of that has Jaskier silent. It has him tense, it has him weak- really and truly weak. He wants to cry. He might cry, actually- especially when he met Geralt’s gaze and he sees tears in those cat-like eyes and he’s never wanted to reach out and wipe them away faster than he does now

    ———

    Jaskier leaves with the help of a portal. Finding himself on the mountain he eats some berries. Barely surviving he now has to deal with emotions. God he hates dealing with emotions.

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    As Geralt, Jaskier, and Ciri make their Kaer Morhen, Jaskier tells Ciri the story of how she met the different witcher in her life. In the meanwhile, Geralt watches, listens, and wonders why he can connect with his bard like he used to.

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    Geralt and Ciri stop at an inn on their way to Kaer Morhen. After finding out that he is her biological parent, Ciri tries to understand Geralt and why he left her while accepting her new reality.

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    In the heat of an argument, Geralt exclaimed "The next time some married woman is about to tempt you to her bed, turn her down and you can have at me!”

    Jaskier can turn down a married woman, and it turns out Geralt is willing to follow through on those impulsive words.

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    The silence was loud. The silence that stretched after was absolutely deafening, and every breath that puffed out of his parted lips felt like his last as he laid there. As he waited. And he waited and waited until he turned around, almost expecting to see that Geralt left with Yennefer- but saw that Geralt was staring at him.

    And it hurts. Because he can’t tell if those blown out pupils are from Yennefer or because of him, and because he can’t tell if those knit brows were because of him or if it was at himself because fuck, Jaskier knows how much Geralt likes to beat himself up.

    And he hates how much he wants to comfort him despite it being Jaskier with eyes full of tears, looking at Geralt with so much hurt and confusion, as he laid his heart across his face and let the witcher see all of him and-

    ———

    Jaskier wakes up to Geralt making sweet, passionate love to Yennefer. Breakdowns ensue.

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    The Warlord of the North gets a nice vacation from politics - by tracking down Flaming Rose assassins in the backwoods of Kaedwen.

    Killing syndicate thugs is easy. Feelings, apparently, are a little harder.

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    Wolves don’t love. But it’s a lie.
    He loves now. While his bard breathes his smell in. He loves so much now. When he sees the blood stain his smile. He loves so much it hurts. How Jaskier heart is slow, slower than his own even.

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    Jaskier lies but Geralt is the only one who knows.

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    After rightfully claiming his child surprise from her less than ideal situation with her noble family, Monster Hunter Geralt Rivia finds himself unable to homeschool her and keep up with his work, opting instead to send her to Melitele Academy of Magic. Unknown to him, a songbird from his past lurks in the halls, with an elven sorceress soon to follow suit.

    Ghosts from the Witcher's past come back just as quickly as his feelings for them, can he keep both in check while parenting his new daughter?

    UPDATES ON SATURDAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED

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    And there it was, the word he was dreading. ‘Love’. Because Jaskiers confession made it all real. Made it impossible to back out. To leave. People said that there was nothing Witchers feared. That they were stone cold and had no emotions. Though there was one thing, one fragile emotion, that even someone as emotionally constipated as them could feel. And it was terrifying.

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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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    In which after fifteen long years, Geralt finds out just how much his words hurt on that mountainside.

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    Ten years ago, Geralt nearly killed Jaskier for want of a few hours' rest. In a moment of panic and desperation, he'd wished for a piece of the bard that he could take with him forever--something that would transcend the inevitability of his death. The djinn granted him Hadria--a baby djinn, who bears his blood and Jaskier's.

    Eight years later, Geralt abandons them both on the side of the mountain after the disastrous dragon hunt. He tells himself that they'll be fine, so long as they stick together. And he might've been right, had Nilfgaardian soldiers not kidnapped Jaskier.

    This year, when he arrives at Kaer Morhen... it's to anger and contempt, as he's forced to face the consequences of his actions head-on. The family he abandoned is broken--and not all of their wounds are immediately apparent. The family he brings with him is also broken--and unlikely to find quarter amongst angry Witchers out for blood.

    Geralt's apology is long overdue... but is it too little, too late?

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    There's a bard loose in Kaer Morhen. If you listen closely, you can hear him sobbing.

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    "His enemy approached under the disguise of friendship, beautiful enough to distract him easily, to draw him in with loveliness, with delicate allure. This treacherous, duplicitous enemy came with promises of loyalty, of faithfulness, of remaining with him for years to come, a treasure to light his darkest days, a bosom companion to bring light and color no matter the greyscale of his life.

    The orchid, however, is a lying bitch."

    (Jaskier is terrible at plants) (His neighbor, white-haired and muscular and absolutely stunning, happens to be great at plants) (You'll never BELIEVE what happens next)

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    So due to some language shenanigans, Yennefer's portal accidentally transports Geralt to modern-day Tallinn (Eastern-European core). He meets some... interesting people, who try to help him get back home. Chaos ensues.

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