Isolated from a group or activity to which one should belong.
Vossler lives. Balthier and Fran rescue him from Nalbina's depths, but the return to selfhood is not an easy path.
Dragon Age Origins. Alistair is shamed, Zevran fails to make it better.
She is polite to these strangers around her, radiates love, affection, hoping they will not hurt her. The same as when she came to this place the first time, her anger and the fear unexpected. Be polite, be modest, be loveable, and the strangers won't hurt her.
Dragon Age II. Fenris and Anders. A growing lack of disgust can't be everything.
Fleeing his war-ravaged homeland, young Noah arrives in Imperial LaGatta, the city of his boyhood dreams. Vowing never again to fight, Noah earns his wage as a sex worker. After years of ennui, Noah meets and loves Penleigh, youngest son of a wealthy LaGattan family, who represents everything Noah felt he should have had: class, wealth, and opportunities.
If he shut up, he would be all right.
FFXII. Ffamran and Fran, Basch and Vossler, Ffamran and Cidolphus. Three interludes, and the methodologies of freedom.
Dragon Age II; Danarius briefly broken. Not a pleasant story.
Fenris and Dorian, contemporary AU. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.
Dragon Age Inquisition contemporary AU. Fenris, Dorian. Fenris woke that morning to the news that Qarinus was being bombed.
Dragon Age Origins. Warden-Commander Kallian Tabris prepares to sneak away in the night, has random goodbye sex with Anders. Anders has no idea what's going on.
When immortals go mad. Mind as cityscape.
Dragon Age II / Patrick White's "The Aunt" pastiche. Where Gamlen also loved the dashing apostate Malcolm.
FFXII. When Balthier is threatened, Ashelia surrenders to save his life. What follows, as Ivalice falls apart and takes them with it.
FFXII. Balthier and Cid. Unexpectedly, Cidolphus finds his runaway son.