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Hates Children and Animals

Introduction

Having kidnapped (or possibly rescued) his neighbour's cat, Kirkwall's new-money mine owner Garrett Hawke arrives at a illegally run vetinary clinic, demanding the attentions of a tired and internally conflicted Anders.

The first version of this story was originally published at livejournal's dragonage_kink in July 2012, for the prompt "cliche fic". A semi-real world fusion, this version of Kirkwall is about as battered as the refugees flooding it, the government survives by virtue of its corruption, and the gangs are a far more reliable response team if you're looking for protection against criminal action.

Featuring a deliberately restricted single setting, a very slow burn, deliberate misunderstandings, sex at work and a happy ending.

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