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Dragon Age: Fanfic: 10 Years Later

  • Feb. 1st, 2015 at 10:32 AM
Title: 10 Years Later
Fandom: Dragon Age
Rating: G
Length: 200 words
Content notes: Implied/referenced illness.
Author notes: Written for the 'fast forward' prompt in [community profile] fan_flashworks , and 'When I’m 64: Futurefic' for [community profile] genprompt_bingo .
Summary: Ten years on, the Kirkwall crew reunites.

The docks still creak under her feet, and it’s the same worn steps that lead to Lowtown. The Hanged Man still dangles above the door as she pushes it open. Her feet find the steps to Varric’s suite.

“Hawke!” Varric cries. Blinking back tears, she looks around. Isabela is here, resplendent in a feathered hat. Aveline, resting against the wall, nods as if Hawke had never left. And, in the corner –

“Sara,” he says, and moves forward haltingly. She takes him in; bones showing through skin, eyes sunken, cheeks hollow, skin pale.

“Fenris.” Her voice catches. She impulsively reaches for him and he returns her embrace.

“What are you all doing here?” she asks.

“Same as you,” Varric says. “Blondie’s anniversary.”

“Didn’t think I’d ever be back,” Isabela says.

“Admit it, you missed us,” replies Aveline.

A hesitant knock and Bethany, wearing the robes of a First Enchanter, is standing at the door.

“Do you have room for one more?” she asks, and Sara cries out and pulls her into a hug.

“I missed you so much,” she says, then lifts her eyes to the room. “I missed you all, so much.”

Fenris catches her eye over Bethany’s silvering hair.


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[personal profile] sprat wrote:
Feb. 1st, 2015 10:29 pm (UTC)
You earned your name tag with this entry! :D
[personal profile] phdfan wrote:
Feb. 1st, 2015 10:34 pm (UTC)
Re: Congratulations!!
Thank you so much!!! This community has been so great for my writing, thank you for everything you do! :)
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[personal profile] sprat wrote:
Feb. 1st, 2015 11:02 pm (UTC)
Re: Congratulations!!
You're very welcome! So glad the comm has been helpful to you! :D


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