Disclaimer: I do not own Code Geass obviously.

A/N: This is fanfic came from an idea that just popped up in my head. As we know Lelouch became the 99th Emperor of Britannia so that he could put his plan of the Zero Requiem in motion. Well, what if that wasn't the plan at all. What if all Lelouch wanted was just to rule Britannia and change things for the better. Let's find out.

The Aftermath

Lelouch vi Britannia, also known as the masked revolutionary Zero had just defeated his parents and destroyed their Ragnarok Connection and in so doing so, prevented time to stop and allow the chance of a tomorrow. With was CC, his accomplice and Suzaku, his old friend, they were victorious as the thought elevator was no more.

"CC, are not going with them?" Lelouch asked.

"When death comes, you should be smiling," CC repeated what Lelouch had told her, "so what will you two do?"

Lelouch and Suzaku looked at CC with such serious looks.

CC continued, "You two have refused Charles's plan and chose to keep the flow of time, with that…"

"That's right," Suzaku spoke as he readied his sword, "Lelouch is Euphie's killer."

"So what?" Lelouch countered turning his attention to the Knight of Seven, "you killed your father and now you've killed Nunnally."

Suzaku flinched and gritted his teeth when Lelouch said those things. There was a moment of silence between the three.

Lelouch sighed and began to walk away.

"Lelouch, where do think you're going?" Suzaku asked.

"That's none of your business," Lelouch replied bluntly.

CC sighed and got up to follow her accomplice.

"Lelouch," Suzaku called out, "what do you intend to do? What's your plan?"

Lelouch stopped and looked back at Suzaku with a glare, "I don't see any reason to tell you anything." Lelouch continued to walk away. CC looked back at Suzaku and then she went back to follow Lelouch.

Suzaku felt irritated the way Lelouch reacted, "If that's how it's going to be, then fine. He doesn't need to tell me, "he closed his eyes, "I will become the Knight of One and change things for the better."

Lelouch and CC got out of the cave and walked a few distance being careful not to be spotted by the Britannian forces and the Black Knights.

CC was real concern for Lelouch, usually she had a good idea of what he thinking, but now, she wasn't sure.

"CC," Lelouch spoke.

"Hm?" CC replied.

Lelouch looked at CC, "I've decided to become the next Emperor of Britannia."

"Oh, is that so?"

"Yes, I know I've always said that I would literally obliterate Britannia so that a new world can be born but after all that happen and what happened with my selfish parents, I've decided to change my objective."


"By becoming emperor, I can get rid of some of the system that has allowed corruption to infest in Britannia. With my father's rule, Britannia became too arrogant and the evil that has plagued on foreign lands and its people. I'll get rid of it in my reign then the future can really move forward. I know it won't easy and I'm certain I'll be met with opposition but I'll do whatever it takes. It's the least that I can do for the sake of those who died because of me. CC, will you help me accomplish that goal?"

"Lelouch, I'm shocked that you even ask me that," CC gave a soft smile, "we're accomplices, I wouldn't leave even if you tried."

Lelouch smiled back, "Thank you CC. All right, let's go. First, we need to contact Jeremiah, and then we'll go to Pendragon."

Lelouch vi Britannia begins to set his plan. What will await him as he begins his plan and his intent to ruler of the country he had denounced for years?

That's it for the first chapter. Next chapter, Lelouch begins his planning as he, CC, and Jeremiah make their way to Pendragon.