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    Harry Potter meets Dean Thomas as a kid and they become best friends. One of Dean's mums, Susan, tells them fairytales about Narnia, about faith and power and cleverness. She warns them not to put their faith in thoughtless gods and old, "wise" men, to swear at the powerful and pray to no one but themselves.
    Their world changes.

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    Years have passed since the Pevensie siblings were involved in the train accident that brought them to True Narnia and to paradise.

    But what happened to Susan?

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    Aslan didn't bring back Peter- Lucy did.

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    Lucy has not been innocent since she was a child. She carries the Deep Magic in her veins, holds the powers of life and death in her hands. She can break the universe apart, shatter entire armies with a single whispered word.

    She has become a goddess, and she understands Aslan so much more intimately than anyone else. She knows he cannot possibly be all-benevolent, cannot be selfless and righteous in all the ways she used to believe he was.

    She is not, after all. No God is. Each operates according to their own wishes, their own agenda.

    Let Aslan do as he wishes, as long as he does not cross her. If he does, though...There is always a hierarchy, and among gods it is based on power. Lucy knows the Deep Places. She knows Old Magic, stretching back to worlds such as Avalon and Yomi and Shambhala and all the other places that were ancient when Aslan learned his first Deep Word. She knows what made Aslan, and she knows how to unmake the magic holding him together.

    The White Witch's mistake was using the Deep Magic that Aslan himself breathed into being- Lucy's power comes from a far older, far hungrier place.

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    In England, Peter falls in love with a brilliant, beautiful girl with the steadiest hands he’s ever seen. No healer on Narnian battlefields could stitch with such precision as she can, and her status as one of the first black female doctors in Britain is not an unwarranted one.

    Peter eventually proposes to her, but not before telling her of Narnia, of its green glens and wild dances and grand battles. He tells her of sibling monarchs and omniscient lions, of brave warriors and river gods.

    When Peter is pulled back into Narnia a few days later, his hands are near permanently stained with the ink of his doctoral dissertation. (The subject: the recurrence of messianic figures throughout cultures in world history.)

    Peter is not a commander anymore. His voice is softened by years spent in a library, his command of armies dulled by quiet debates with professors and peers. He is sentimental in softer ways now- his gestures of grandeur have been minimized from countrywide spectacles to candlelit dinners in his flat.

     

    (Peter Pevensie is told he can never return to Narnia. When he gets pulled back into Narnia for the third time, he is a far different person than the King he once was.)

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    Surely everyone knows the tale by now: Susan Pevensie used to be a queen, until one day she forgot. Oh, she swore she wouldn't, but she did. Susan knows who she is: the second eldest of the Pevensie children; a younger sister and an older one; "the beauty" of the family. She knows this. But what of the Gentle Queen? Is she lost forever? Or is what Aslan once said still true? "Once a King or Queen, ALWAYS a King or Queen."

    Standing at 10 chapters, this is the condensed version of what I believe her story should be. Someday, I may expand on this, and make it a full novel. For now, it is more general than that. This is a story of faith, and loss, and grief, and joy, and I sincerely hope you enjoy it. It is, quite possibly, the most important thing I'll ever write. <3

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    Susan's decision to choose parties over her family has its consequences.

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    What if the reason Susan pulled away from the rest of the group was less about forgetting and more about protecting herself from a pain she knew was coming?

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    And what of Susan?

    What of the Queen, the mother, the lawyer and lover and no longer friend of Narnia?

    What heaven did she find, decades after she last saw her siblings and years after her lover died?

    She kept the faith for decades, kindled the memories of Narnia in children who never got to see it. She did not teach stories smeared in the green tint of nostalgia, though; she related facts, told stories about wars and kingdoms and diplomacy.

    What did she end up with?

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    Whenever Susan visits the Professor, she makes sure to take a trip to the room with the wardrobe.

    When she enters the room, she remembers fruitless attempts by Edmund and Lucy to return after their first expulsion from their kingdom. She remembers them returning day after day, for weeks and then months.

    She traces her fingertips along the wood of the outside of the wardrobe, but she never makes an attempt to open it. She isn’t even tempted to open the door. She doesn’t want to open the door, to see if Aslan has given her a glimpse into the world he never gave her siblings back when they needed it.

    She has more than made her peace with this world- she has fallen in love with it. She has fallen in love with the people here, her job, and her briefcase. She has no desire to return to her old kingdom, not when she has built her own here.

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    When Susan left Narnia, left paradise, she left one breathtaking world for another. She left the beauties of Beruna, the majesty of the Lone Islands and the grandeur of Cair Paravel, for two people who love her, a never-ending line of innocent defendants, and a small house made for three.

    (She cannot believe she made the wrong choice.)

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    “Forget” is a funny word.

    Susan does not forget Narnia, although sometimes she thinks that would be easier.

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    Susan Pevensie didn't think her life could get better: she had a job she loved, great friends, and Merlin had finally done something about them.

    Funny how a kidnapping can change everything.

    Time to get to work again.

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    But men, good ones or not, did one thing. They left her. As a result, Marion had seen so much more of the world than most women her age. Hell, she'd seen more of the world than most women alive. Her experiences were diverse, including things not right for "polite conversation." She would rather know more than be limited.

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    For everyone who relates to Susan Pevensie, or struggles this time of year. I see you.

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    Susan makes her own worlds. (A three-sentence ficlet.)

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    In this world, her family does not go out with a bang. It disappears, little by little, escaping back to the kingdom she once called home.

    Her world does not end. It just goes on.

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    She takes her war from the battlefield to the courtroom. She graduates law school, carefully clawing her way through every two-bit lawyer in her way. She knows how to negotiate, how to ply the response she wants out of people. She has two decades of experience over these other law students.

    Susan was known as the Marksman Queen. Is sinking her sights into humans at the defense table, aiming her words at those who claim falsehood all that different?

    She goes partying one night, dressed up in her best nylons with lipstick painted across her mouth. She is a force of nature, a Queen of this seedy college bar.

    This is not about vanity. This is about holding onto what she has left in this world, about building a Kingdom when a god cast her out of Paradise. This is about the power a dethroned Queen can hold in an imperfect world, the power Cupid can hold after she has lost her bow.

    Susan's family stays in Narnia to be better. She stays in England to make this world better.

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    Susan grows old, watches Doctor Who with her granddaughter, and ponders. Quadruple drabble

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    'No-one believed her save Aslan.' Triple drabble

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    Susan Pevensie was left behind, but this time she chose to stay as well.

    Finally her life with the Kingsman seem to be going forward, even if a certain technician is too slow. She stayed to fight and change the world, live new things.

    She will taste attraction, train a new Kingsman and just plain kick ass. She is, after all, a lady.

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    Susan survives, and at 80 years old, has found a way to put Aslan and Narnia behind her. But it's there, always in the shadows, and when her great-grandaughter goes missing, she calls on Jack to help her find a way. It's Jack who helped her find a way out of 1949, who gave her more than enough to hold on to, and who never stopped believing that families could be reunited.

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    Susan Pevensie: former Unspeakable, legendary beauty, possible Dark witch. A young Amelia Bones, eager to make her mark on MLE, has just been assigned to track her down. But the further Amelia proceeds with her investigation, the more questions she uncovers - especially once she meets Susan herself.

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