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age difference

Significant relationship where age difference is actual apparent or implied.


A dutiful son finds himself distracted by a fickle swordsman.

Genre   fantasy, slash

Style   third person

Tags   duty, age difference, soldiers, feudal, 2009-03

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


part 20 of Threshold

FFXII, Basch and Balthier. When uncertain catastrophe eventuates in Rozarria, Balthier takes it on himself to do Basch's dirty work. Basch is less than pleased; the currency of favours fluctuates.

Genre   slash

Tags   kink, sex, imperialism, age difference, 2010-02

Relationships   m/m


part 2 of Imperial LaGatta

A distinguished soldier, Yleksa mentors his idealistic younger cousin Ellory into a military role. A sheltered nobleman, Ellory Aracelis finds himself equipped for rebellion when the time arises, but fears himself too weak to effect meaningful change. Ellory departs LaGatta in despair, and discovers a power with the potential to end LaGatta's military dominance.

Genre   slash

Style   sketch, third person, epic

Tags   steampunk, class themes, imperialism, incest, age difference, 2013-07

Relationships   m/m


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


part 7 of Threshold

FFXII. Balthier and Fran. A mutually negotiated endeavor and satisfactory outcome for all.

Style   drabble

Tags   age difference, 500 creativity exercises, fantasies, xeno, 2009-07

Relationships   partnership, f/m


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


Hard-pressed to admit affection for anything, He liked this job specifically for the conversational opportunities, having pretensions above those of His friends (He did strive to keep Himself the largest fish in His social pond).

Genre   satire

Style   third person

Tags   gender themes, age difference, modern life, 500 creativity exercises