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alienation

Isolated from a group or activity to which one should belong.


A Dynast's Tears to Salt The Earth

part 19 of Threshold

Vossler lives. Balthier and Fran rescue him from Nalbina's depths, but the return to selfhood is not an easy path.

Tags   exile, class themes, betrayal, imperialism, alienation, 500 creativity exercises


After the Landsmeet

Dragon Age Origins. Alistair is shamed, Zevran fails to make it better.

Genre   fantasy, realistic

Style   third person

Tags   betrayal, alienation, 2012-03

Relationships   friendship


Alien

part 10 of Common People

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.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person, stream of consciousness

Tags   australian, aging, alienation, post-migrant

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


Consider What Becomes of the Ashes

part 4 of Imperial LaGatta

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.

Genre   slash

Style   third person

Tags   steampunk, class themes, sex, imperialism, depression, alienation, prostitution, age difference, 2008-07

Relationships   m/m


Exist Without Padding

If he shut up, he would be all right.

Genre   realistic

Style   second person

Tags   suicide, depression, alienation


For Love of Battle

part 4 of Threshold

FFXII. Ffamran and Fran, Basch and Vossler, Ffamran and Cidolphus. Three interludes, and the methodologies of freedom.

Style   third person, present tense, drabble

Tags   steampunk, alienation, 500 creativity exercises, coming of age, 2009-08

Relationships   partnership, friendship, family


Pride Does Not Come Before A Magister

Dragon Age II; Danarius briefly broken. Not a pleasant story.

Genre   horror

Tags   dystopia, gender themes, consent issues, alienation, slavery, 2013-05


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


The Elf with the Empty Victory

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.

Genre   fantasy, realistic

Style   third person

Tags   sex, alienation, 2012-05

Relationships   f/m


The Immortal

When immortals go mad. Mind as cityscape.

Genre   fantasy

Style   third person

Tags   undead, supernatural, alienation


The Weasel

Dragon Age II / Patrick White's "The Aunt" pastiche. Where Gamlen also loved the dashing apostate Malcolm.

Genre   realistic

Style   third person

Tags   aging, depression, alienation, UST, 2013-04

Relationships   family


When Kingdom Come

FFXII. When Balthier is threatened, Ashelia surrenders to save his life. What follows, as Ivalice falls apart and takes them with it.

Genre   horror

Style   stream of consciousness, second person

Tags   class themes, sex, violence, alienation, 2008-02

Relationships   f/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