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    They close their eyes and nod. They’re only very small, like you, but you think they look poised, holy, in the low light. “I’m counting on you to help me, then.” Chara lifts their chin, raising their eyelids halfway to look at you directly. “We should get started now. Before anyone has a chance to suspect.”

    Or: Five times Chara successfully convinced Asriel not to tell anyone, and one time—

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    01 Sep 2020

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    “He has no match in battle,” Apollo said seriously, black eyes burning through Patroclus with their knowledge of deeper things than Patroclus could ever know. “So I shall give him a match.”

    In an alternate telling, Patroclus is a farmboy drafted into the side of Troy and barely managing to survive from battle to battle, and Achilles is the best of the Greeks. After interference by the God Apollo, Patroclus becomes the Trojans' best hope and Achilles' greatest labor. Canon Divergent AU *COMPLETE*

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    10 Aug 2020

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    Hero of the Greeks. Scourge of Troy. Undefeated in battle. Killer of children. Prince.

    Monster.

    Achilles Pelides.

     

    How do you love a monster?

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    09 Aug 2020

  4. Public Bookmark 69

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    The continuation after the war -- of mourning, reconciliation, and the reclaiming of beautiful things.

    // post-canon companion piece to "where are those boys of yesteryear?"

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    24 Jul 2020

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    A recollection of their childhood, their adulthood, and the orbit that always brings them back to each other.

    // set immediately after the second battle of gronder post timeskip in the blue lions route

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    22 Jul 2020