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    Professor Widogast, as he’s still getting used to being called, is sitting in his office preparing his lesson plans for the upcoming school year when he gets the news that his partner has been sentenced to death.

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    “Oh. Shit,” The goblin says, staring at him.
    “Oh shit?” Another voice says, and a figure appears behind the goblin. Another woman, human this time. “Oh shit.” She repeats after seeing him.
    “What is it?” Another voice asks, but no one else appears in the doorway this time.
    “There’s a drow in the carriage.” There is a pause, then another voice speaks up.
    “We don’t do human cargo.” Another pause. “Drow cargo.”

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    There's something in Caleb's dreams. It wants him to know that he's not alone. It wants him to know that he'll never be alone again.

    Elves don't dream, so all Essek can do is watch.

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    14/?
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    A fine dusting of chalk and charcoal coated his hands and chest from countless attempts to correct his blasted diagrams, a layer of grime and dried sweat sitting heavily on his skin. He ran shaking fingers over the bead of force hidden amongst his earrings and the nightshade capsule sewn into his shirt collar. The elven chain shirt sandwiched between his outer and undershirt rattled softly as he moved.
    Resigning himself to another restless night, he stared up at the deep maroon canopy overhead.

    Essek dreamt of the Nein.

     

    AKA Essek tugs on the strings of fate a little too hard and gives both himself and the Nein a bit of perspective as a result.

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    7/?
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    One year after the fall of Cognouza, the Mighty Nein discover that there's still some battles left to fight.

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    Multi-chaptered fanfic largely written as an additional epilogue for the Mighty Nein (Essek in particular). Canon-typical language, angst and sexual references. Tags will be updated as the story progresses. Canon-compliant up to Episode 141.

    Spoilers for Campaign 2

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    Essek knows about soulmates and soulmarks. He knows they can be platonic and/or romantic.

    But he never knew that he could have one.

    Or more than that.

    Eight people who call themselves Nein are going to change that.

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    1/1
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    94
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    12
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    489
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    Des millions de réalités possibles, seulement une est autorisée à prendre forme tandis que les autres sont rejetées et dissoutes.
    Essek se demandait constamment pourquoi c'était la plus improbable qui avait été choisie.

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    Français
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    1,186
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Collections:
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    5
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    1
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    Essek took a moment to polish the door placard reading "Professor Widogast - Dunamancy" before entering his office. He took a deep breath, inhaling the scent of old books, aging parchment, and mahogany. While he enjoyed the peaceful summer at home, he was greatly looking forward to some more liveliness. Soon the Academy's halls will be filled with laughter, chatter, and the magical energy only conjured by eager, bright minds.

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    Long after the battle with Lucien and a living city, Essek's life had calmed to a comfortable routine. He enjoyed teaching young minds at Soltryce, catching up with friends and their growing families, and caring for his garden and cats. He was content, he had a good life, despite nagging from his friends to get out more and meet someone.

    When a new transmutation professor starts at Soltryce, Essek is immediately reminded of his own cat-loving, book-hoarding, brilliant wizard. A bond forms and Essek begins to wonder if he's finally ready to move on and take the next step in his long life.

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    A compilation of moments involving one or both of the Thelyss brother. Some cute, some full of feels, some absolutely random and funny. In no chronological order.

    Drow children, shenanigans, growing up. Friendship and the Mighty Nein. Missing scenes and some slight canon divergent/what if scenes between the brothers. This story will (over time) have all of it.

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    3/?
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    26
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    3
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    “Are you homesick?” Caduceus cannot see much of Essek’s face in the dark, but he catches the glint of a silver eye turned his way. “I get homesick. Got sick of home, but I still get homesick.”
     

    Essek goes into the dark; the dark gets into his head.

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    3/?
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    17
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    Light dances beneath Essek’s skin, faint and flickering. It traces the pathways of his veins and arteries—usually invisible—in pulsing waves like the beating of another heart in time with his own. Soft, ethereal; cold and yet warm, now that he’s aware enough of its presence to focus on it. Like the light framing his eyes. The stars shimmering before him. Like something bigger than himself, twisted in and compounded many times over to frame itself in his flesh.

    [In another world, the Mighty Nein lose the battle against Lucien in Cognouza, falling under his control instead. Fortunately for them, however, the Luxon refuses to let this false god steal its favourite wizard.]

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    3/?
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    35
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    it's too late, he has yet to realize- they've already wormed their way in

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
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    16
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    97
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    Essek ventures into the dark depths of the mysterious Aeor with his friends, the Mighty Nein, but when a battle comes to a head and Essek makes a choice it throws his life into chaos and he struggles to right it. Everything is the same and different, his knowledge and actions are questioned and tested and Essek comes to some very startling realisations along the way.

    A multi-chaptered fic answering all of the Essek Week 2021 prompts, join Essek on a journey unlike anything he has experienced as he attempts to make good on a rare opportunity afforded no one else.

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    “Jester, I really don't know of a kinder way to say this,” Caleb said.  “But he is, at this moment, a complete idiot.  That’s what Feeblemind does.  A two-year-old child has more reasoning than him right now.”

    Jester hummed and thought that over.  Then she grinned when the obvious solution came to her.  “So you’re saying we can’t reason with him… but what if we could trick him into taking a bath?”

    “…I don’t know that I like where this is going,” Caleb said, sounding very glum.

    *

    Or, the Mighty Nein find more than a Beacon in the sewers of Zadash. They find a drow wizard and prisoner of war - mute, amnesiac and terrified - and they take him in as one of their own.

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    1/1
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    77
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    196
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    6
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    1079
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    Essek watches his friends die, and he will not have it. This time around, he's going to protect them. This time around, he's going to tell them the truth from the start so that he never has to betray them.

    Slow updates until I finish writing my Whumptober fics!

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    Chapters:
    4/?
    Comments:
    40
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    82
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    14
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    Knowing that Essek cannot go home (entirely his own fault), the Mighty Nein conspire to bring the taste of home to Essek, resulting in a foraging and cooking session for Cad and Essek. Essek knows the flavours but cannot cook, and Caduceus can cook but has no clue what mushroom spaaldl should taste like.

    They'll be fine, they've got about 30 intelligence between them and a temple full of healers.

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    1/1
    Comments:
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    72
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    301
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    A magical mishap involving Halas' spells turns Essek into a twelve year old - or drags a twelve year old Essek from another timeline? that's unclear - with the Mighty Nein unable to stop it. (It's their fault. Fully and utterly.)

    It's a race to turn Essek back into his real self before the Cerberus Assembly find out about his vulnerable state and take him out - or before Beau shoves him into a locker.

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    10,401
    Chapters:
    7/?
    Comments:
    36
    Kudos:
    70
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    607
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    Caleb has plans to take down his old coaches. Essek has secrets. They climb rocks, make new friends, explore professional boundaries, learn about consequences, and maybe even fall in love. It’s the Shadowgast climbing AU.

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    91,632
    Chapters:
    14/20
    Comments:
    690
    Kudos:
    423
    Bookmarks:
    75
    Hits:
    7918
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    Caleb’s blush faded, and any trace of slump disappeared. “A couple of weeks ago I sent Yussa a letter like yours. When I didn’t get a response, Jester messaged him. What that didn’t get a response, I headed over there myself, only to find that Yussa isn’t taking any audiences. I believe he may be in some trouble.”
    “So? He is a wizard of some capabilities.”
    Caleb winced. “Ja, but Yussa is also the one who’s keeping watch of Halas’s imprisonment. He also has the Happy Fun Ball, sorry, the Archmage Bane. Either of them would be a problem, but Yussa has both and has already shown that he doesn’t make the best decisions with these items.”

    Otherwise known as Essek is a disaster gay, just really good at hiding it, Yussa is trying so hard not to get attached to all the mortals, Halas is eternally screaming in his ruby, and there is probably a plot

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    71,567
    Chapters:
    35/?
    Comments:
    99
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    404
    Bookmarks:
    52
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    6881
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    The Mighty Nein scry on Essek after their battle with Vokodo, and end up witnessing an emotionally fraught conversation.

    "In your first life, when your sisters executed you for your betrayal," Essek asks. "Did you love them still, even as they held the knife?”

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    3,674
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    33
    Kudos:
    98
    Bookmarks:
    19
    Hits:
    422

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