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angst

Themes of anxiety, apprehension, often accompanied by depression. Disproportionate to circumstance or otherwise.


Airstrike

part 5 of Threshold

FFXII, three snapshots. Unfortunately, Judge Ffamran missed the part of the job description that involved mass killings. There is no comfort to be had at home.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, exile, imperialism, coming of age, 2009-04

Relationships   family


And the Soul Slides Away

Dragon Age II. Fenris and Anders. A growing lack of disgust can't be everything.

Genre   realistic

Style   stream of consciousness

Tags   angst, exile, aging, suicide, alienation, hurt / comfort, 2012-05

Relationships   m/m


Andante

part 3 of Threshold

FFXII. Gabranth's mother dies and he assumes a Judge Magister's mantle.

Style   third person, present tense

Tags   angst, imperialism, duty, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2008-03


Atonement

part 23 of Threshold

FFXII. The beginning of the end. Ivalice changes; the trouble with time is that every passing year devalues itself as currency.

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   dystopia, angst, aging, duty, 500 creativity exercises, 2009-10

Relationships   partnership, f/m, friendship, family


Circumnavigate

FFXII. Ashelia and Al-Cid. An AU where Ashelia destroyed the Sun-Cryst with one great blow of the Sword of Kings. Unfortunately, the blow nearly destroyed her too. After Al-Cid's rescue, she is a half-prisoner, half-exile in Rozarria, with repercussions.

Genre   romance

Style   third person

Tags   kink, angst, exile, sex, amputation, 2012-03

Relationships   f/m


Creativity Exercise

we have run long and away we three from the mountain always standing still

Genre   realistic

Style   stream of consciousness

Tags   australian, angst, modern life, 500 creativity exercises


It Would Have Brought You To Your Knees

History of the Runestaff. Hawkmoon and D'Averc. The architect that Jehamia spoke of was a Frenchman, not a Boar.

Style   third person

Tags   angst, 500 creativity exercises, 2010-01

Relationships   friendship


My Only Sunshine

Dragon Age II. Fenris, Hawke and Anders. Post-game, Fenris sickens. A chance encounter with Anders discloses some information on Fenris' making; Hawke takes what seems to be the only option to save him.

Genre   horror

Style   first person

Tags   angst, class themes, consent issues, slavery, 2013-06

Relationships   m/m


Pretence

part 1 of The Modern Hero

the dreams stack inside each other like hollow dolls all rattling, rocking

Genre   slash

Style   freeform, epic

Tags   angst, class themes, sex, depression, age difference, modern life, pilots

Relationships   m/m


Rhythm

FFXII. Ba'gamnan and Ffamran. Inexperience doesn't stop Ba'gamnan deducing this Hume is one of "those".

Style   third person

Tags   angst, betrayal, sex, xeno, 2008-06

Relationships   m/m


Roaches

Dragon Age II. In a lifetime of poverty Marian had never cohabited with cockroaches.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, exile, class themes, 2015-01

Relationships   family


Share House

Fenris and Dorian, contemporary AU. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, alienation, modern life

Relationships   m/m


Share House

Dragon Age Inquisition contemporary AU. Fenris, Dorian. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, alienation, modern life, 2015-01

Relationships   m/m


Situational Dissonance

i am a kitten built of hatred begrudging the winter-wet pad towards work underneath a grey sky still spitting fury

Genre   realistic

Style   free verse

Tags   angst, modern life


Tastes Like Ashes

Dragon Age II. Fenris chainsmokes; your lungs are changed forever from your first.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   angst, class themes, violence, imperialism, slavery, 2013-06


Tender

part 9 of Threshold

FFXII. Egg filled bug bites in Rabanstre's sewers. A competent Vossler turns Ashelia on; an Ashe who needs his help turns Vossler on.

Style   third person, present tense

Tags   kink, angst, age difference, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, 2012-03

Relationships   f/m


Trust

part 21 of Threshold

FFXII, Balthier and Fran. Do we call this kidfic?

Genre   romance

Style   present tense, drabble

Tags   angst, aging, 500 creativity exercises, parenthood, 2009-06

Relationships   f/m, family


Unconditional

part 5 of Imperial LaGatta

Miserable while witnessing his nation's surrender, a Diviny honour guard finds a LaGattan soldier with the strength to make him submit, and the skill to make him enjoy it.

Genre   fantasy, slash

Style   third person

Tags   kink, angst, sex, imperialism, wrestlers, soldiers, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, 2009-11

Relationships   m/m


Used To Be

part 5 of The Modern Hero

you are cruel, He says, you're not ever careless

Genre   romance

Style   informal haiku

Tags   kink, angst, alternative lifestyle

Relationships   m/m


Worlds, Oysters, Pearls, and a Grain of Sand

part 8 of Threshold

FFXII. Balthier and Cid. Unexpectedly, Cidolphus finds his runaway son.

Style   third person, present tense, stream of consciousness

Tags   angst, violence, alienation, parenthood, coming of age, 2009-01

Relationships   family