olivegbg
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Author has written 2 stories for Dragon Age.
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Poison and Wine by thinkdragonage reviews
The Wardens have always been fighters and mages of exceptional ability, until Duncan recruits a noblewoman with a brilliant mind and no combat experience. Elissa will uncover conspiracies, lies, and secrets, and no friend or foe is immune to her observational skills. But she may learn that there are some secrets better left unknown. AU campaign/multi-origin.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 59 - Words: 315,943 - Reviews: 743 - Favs: 220 - Follows: 295 - Updated: 8/31 - Published: 3/23/2013 - [Alistair, Cousland] Zevran A., Amell
Tricking the Past by ladyklee reviews
The saga of the youngest Cousland family member, Serena, who would eventually become the fabled Hero of Ferelden. Longing to reconcile her past and present, she has no where to look but the future. Chapter 88 - Brace for Impact, now up!
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 88 - Words: 322,476 - Reviews: 220 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 8/26 - Published: 6/21/2011 - Alistair, Cousland
Of Elves And Humans by Merilsell reviews
Trust is a delicate flower that needs to get nurtured and time to grow. Even more so love. A tale of two disparate Wardens forced together, of finding a way to overcome the distrust, and their own painful past in the time of the Blight. An in-depth exploration of the Dalish origin and all DA:O companions. Alistair/F!Mahariel. Newly updated and back.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 126 - Words: 895,600 - Reviews: 1462 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 398 - Updated: 8/23 - Published: 1/10/2010 - [Alistair, Mahariel] Morrigan, Zevran A.
Unrequited by FenZev reviews
Alyse struggles with her feelings for Riordan, knowing his heart belongs to Duncan. A tribute to The Narrow Path written by Olivegbg and Gaspode5. Rated M for language.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,060 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/4 - Duncan, Riordan, OC - Complete
A Tropical Treat by Hot elf reviews
Isabela from the Sexy Santa AU enjoying a Caribbean vacation with Duncan and Riordan. Modern AU, in which everyone's alive and well, no Wardens, no Archdemons. Having said that, there isn't a lot of plot anyway. Cover image by the wonderful olivegbg.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 19,791 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 4/28 - [Isabela, Duncan, Riordan]
Unshaken by the Darkness, Book Two: Lights in the Shadow by Herebedragons66 reviews
Rhianna's duty weighed heavily as she turned 18, when she was promised to a king, rather than the man she loved. Now, a blight threatens to destroy her homeland, and her life will take a turn she never expected. Sequel to Unshaken by the Darkness: The Teyrn's Lovely Daughter. Follows and expands on canon events; AU in some ways. May contain spoilers for all books & games.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 48 - Words: 359,479 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 7/8 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Cousland, Loghain M. T.
A Warden's Celebration by Avrielle Rogue reviews
After a short and steamy encounter with Alistair, Kalya Tabris' life is irrevocably changed. When Alistair leaves for duties in the Korcari Wilds, Kalya heads to Highever hoping to be recruited into the Wardens herself, but much more is at play that she could have possibly imagined. A retelling of Origins from a slightly different perspective.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 39 - Words: 90,708 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 5/8 - Published: 7/7/2013 - [Alistair, Tabris] Zevran A., Riordan
Time Warp by megglesnake reviews
An AU version of DA events. The year is 2009 and Ferelden is faced with a blight. Can modern tech help Major Jessica Cousland and her scooby gang stop the archdemon before the world is destroyed? Rated M for violence.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 74,640 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 3/11 - Published: 3/4/2011 - Cousland
Of Love and Death by TheLonelySeeker reviews
This is my tribute to Duncan. While telling the journey to Ostagar up to Duncan's death I deepen, explore and investigate his character in all aspects. Romance, adventure, humor, and my interpretation of the Dragon Age world and events. Spoilers on The Calling and TST and a tribute to Loghain Mac Tir in ch22. Beta: Kira Tamarion.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 79,286 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/15/2014 - Published: 4/11/2013 - [Cousland, Duncan] Alistair, Calpernia
Dragonsteeth by Arsinoe de Blassenville reviews
From my plot mabari bin: Dragon Age short stories, flashfics, and drabbles that include AUs, dimension-shifting, and crossovers. This week, the conclusion of "Hawkes over Ferelden," " Blood, Sweat, and Tears." A twist on the lost Human/Commoner Origin, Dragon 9:30-31. Characters listed are not necessarily pairings.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 33 - Words: 177,166 - Reviews: 719 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 159 - Updated: 7/6/2014 - Published: 10/8/2013 - Hawke (M), Loghain M. T., Avernus, Alistair
The Darkness Inside by Hot elf reviews
It's the night before the final battle against the Archdemon, and Megan Cousland can't sleep. So she searches out another Warden to share the burden of their destiny. Inspired by olivegbg's wonderful painting, which she graciously allowed me to use as a cover image.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,157 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/23/2014 - [Cousland, Riordan] - Complete
Rising Sun by spectre4hire reviews
Marcus Cousland never wanted to be a soldier. He preferred to read about battles rather than fighting in them. He never saw himself as a leader or a warrior, but in order to save Ferelden, he must become both. He not only has to defeat a Blight, but he must unite a fractured country under one banner, his. AU DA: Origins Novelization. -On hiatus-
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 19 - Words: 124,186 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 3/5/2014 - Published: 12/7/2011 - Cousland, S. Cauthrien, Hawke (M)
Victory at Ostagar by Arsinoe de Blassenville reviews
When Bryce Cousland's little spitfire scaled the Tower of Ishal and lit the beacon at the critical moment, King Cailan won a mighty victory against the darkspawn. The Blight, however was far from over. All other origins included, plus Hawke and his companions. Cousland/Loghain, Morrigan/Anders, Surana/Zevran, Fergus/Anora, and more. Half a million hits and still going.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 128 - Words: 1,173,590 - Reviews: 5094 - Favs: 1,220 - Follows: 840 - Updated: 11/30/2013 - Published: 3/18/2010 - Cousland - Complete
Origins: Shadow of the Blight by Syntyche reviews
An eclectic group is thrown together with the weight of saving Ferelden thrust upon their shoulders. But saving the world is one thing; everybody getting along? That's something else. Alistair, all party members, major spoilers and backstories abound.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,284 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 9/5/2013 - Published: 11/10/2010 - Alistair, Morrigan
Shades of Grey by Dasque reviews
A full Origins novel. The game story of Elissa and Alistair from the "Here Without You" universe.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 162,470 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 223 - Updated: 6/30/2013 - Published: 5/1/2011 - Cousland, Alistair
Drink Your Heart Out by Tocka e reviews
Duncan is, above all else, a Grey Warden. For better and for worse.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,506 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Duncan - Complete
Interlude by roawan reviews
The night before they leave for the final battle in Denerim, Theron faces the truth of his own death and receives comfort from the last place he'd thought to look: the stranger who had brought about this conflict in the first place. m!MaharielxRiordan m/m, non-explicit. Mention of one-sided m!MaharielxAlistair
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,956 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/15/2013 - Mahariel, Riordan - Complete
Lost Defenders of Thedas by FenZev reviews
The Hero of Ferelden, the Champion of Kirkwall, and the Right Hand of the Divine have all gone missing, and it is up to their lovers to discover the truth behind their disappearances. Includes F!Hawke/Fenris, Surana/Zevran, Cassandra/Regalyan, and others.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 44,216 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 3/29/2013 - Published: 8/11/2012 - [Alistair, Morrigan] Zevran A., Fenris - Complete
Canticle of Fire by Bazylia de Grean reviews
"Remember one thing," says Duncan softly. "No Grey Warden is ever alone." "Yes. Yes," she repeats slowly, understanding that maybe he is right. Grey Wardens. Brothers in arms. (...) For the first time, she wonders what does Duncan mean to her, but the only answer she can come up with is: he is there. The only remotely familiar face in a crowd of strangers.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,292 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/15/2013 - Published: 1/26/2013 - [Cousland, Duncan] Wynne, Alistair - Complete
In a Perfect World by Shakespira reviews
In a perfect world, Leonie and Duncan would have spent their lives together, not separated by duty and war. When Leonie learns of the battle at Ostagar, and Duncan's death, she goes in search of him, Riordan at her side. Unsure what she'll find, she only knows she must make the journey, defying both Empress Celene and the First Warden to do so.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,315 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Caron, Duncan - Complete
A Time to Grieve by FenZev reviews
Elissa Cousland searches for a reason to live after everyone she loves has died. One-shot set after the escape from Castle Cousland in Highever.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,175 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Published: 1/29/2013 - Cousland, Duncan - Complete
Death and the Maiden by Gene Dark reviews
AU story from the Landsmeet to the End Game, including the events of Awakenings. General Loghain and Warden-Commander Tabris campaign against the Blight. NOW COMPLETE. Re-posted while I tweak, edit, and split a monster final chapter into two.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 296,148 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 11/9/2012 - Published: 8/30/2010 - Tabris, Loghain M. T. - Complete
The Flow of Water by Shakespira reviews
A summer morning in the mountains lead Leonie, Duncan and Riordan to discover that love is like the flow of water. Rated M and inspired by Enaid's lovely fractal piece of art entitled: Currents, which can be found on deviantArt under jbird123, and Olivegbg's wonderful depictions of Riordan and Duncan, also on deviantArt.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,407 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/18/2012 - Caron, Duncan - Complete
My Very Hands by Ygrain33 reviews
An accompanying piece to His Father's Son, written as a response to Zute's challenge "I remeber when..." to write a PoV in first person. In this case, it's Ned Cousland's.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 661 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/29/2012 - Cousland
In the Arms of a Crow by FenZev reviews
The King must do what is best for Ferelden, even if that means breaking the heart of his one true love. Who will be there to pick up the pieces?
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,640 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Alistair, Zevran A., Mahariel - Complete
The Bleeding of Tomorrow by Billabong2011 reviews
Legends are born of heroes, lore is bred from evil. But what is left that lies between? A dark tale of one girl's journey of self-discovery and her obligation to the duty that unites all of Ferelden; the path to salvation is paved in blood.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 15,499 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 8/9/2012 - Published: 10/5/2011 - Mahariel, Alistair
The Keening Blade by Arsinoe de Blassenville reviews
She hesitated-"Mostly, I couldn't kill you, knowing that I cheated. At the Landsmeet. Our duel." There was a heavy silence. Loghain said slowly, "You do realize that I am holding a naked sword at this very moment?" M for sound reasons.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 50 - Words: 427,041 - Reviews: 1496 - Favs: 639 - Follows: 522 - Updated: 5/20/2012 - Published: 4/6/2010 - Cousland, Loghain M. T.
A Song For Lovers by Shakespira reviews
***NSFW*** In each heart lives a song that only a lover can hear. Leonie, Duncan and Riordan discover that song while visiting a cabin on a hilltop in Orlais.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,761 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/8/2012 - Duncan, Riordan - Complete
Call to Arms by becsmileyface reviews
Farah Cousland was content with her life. A loving family, a playful hound, a peaceful home... everything was fine. Until the darkspawn returned and set into motion a chain of events that leaves dear Lady Cousland broken and with an impossible task.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 120,470 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 4/26/2012 - Published: 11/19/2010 - Alistair, Cousland
A Warden's Duty by BrennaCeDria reviews
What do you do when your dreams and nightmares collide? A tale following the FHN origin. Rating is for eventual language, especially once Oghren joins up. Elissa/Alistair pairing. Random Easter Eggs here and there, mostly in the first half. Image by RorysEvilTwin
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 64 - Words: 151,123 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/15/2012 - Published: 11/4/2011 - Cousland, Alistair - Complete
This Is War by JayRain reviews
Fianna never took her position as a Teyrn's daughter seriously. But when the Blight changes everything about Ferelden the Cousland orphan turned Grey Warden must learn what it means to be an adult and fight for what really matters. This is war, after all.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 126,143 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/2/2012 - Published: 6/14/2011 - Cousland, Alistair
Rose of Black Ash by DarkFey reviews
Forced to conform to a ruthless world that has no mercy for the weak, C. Cousland adapts to her harsh environment with an efficiency deserving both admiration and pity. M for violence.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,828 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 3/18/2012 - Published: 7/28/2011 - Alistair, Cousland
Armour by Rose Tinted Contact Lenses reviews
Series of linked shorts. Morgana Amell and her companions all have their own personal battles - whether it's finding your family, betrayal, or learning to trust. What you don't see in the game, or a different perspective on what you do.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 129 - Words: 81,555 - Reviews: 486 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 3/18/2012 - Published: 7/26/2011 - Amell, Alistair
Lesser Evil by Ygrain33 reviews
The climax at Redcliffe and what followed. A part of Ned Cousland series, Alistair's PoV. Rated M for disturbing imagery.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,793 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 1/5/2012 - Published: 1/2/2012 - Alistair, Cousland - Complete
Let Me Be Your Shield by karebear reviews
It's a long road, from hatred and suspicion and fear, through friendship, to love. Alistair/Amell
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 23,559 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/10/2011 - Published: 7/28/2011 - Amell, Alistair - Complete
The Drunkard by Rose Tinted Contact Lenses reviews
Life as a barmaid in the Hanged Man is odd enough without men with swords and stories propping up the bar. However, she can't help but wonder exactly who the new customer is... Some violence.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 14 - Words: 16,082 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 11/8/2011 - Published: 9/15/2011 - Alistair - Complete
All She Is Not by Rose Tinted Contact Lenses reviews
Challenge response. She will never understand him, and she is sure the feeling is mutual, so why does she feel... this?
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,953 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/22/2011 - Morrigan, Alistair - Complete
Duty Bound by Alaythia reviews
Elissa Cousland never wanted to be a Grey Warden but when her life shatters she must find the strength to carry on and do what must be done.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 54,029 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 10/16/2011 - Published: 7/7/2011 - Cousland, Alistair
The Garden by cellostargalactica reviews
Their marriage united Ferelden, though they are hardly a united front behind closed doors. Alistair and Anora believe they have nothing in common, but could they be mistaken? An exploration of what it is to love, and how it happens where you least expect.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,006 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 9/4/2011 - Published: 7/5/2011 - Alistair, Anora
Sulevin'din Shiral by valiasedai reviews
Forced from her clan, Elin Mahariel clings to the one thing left to her: duty. But as she struggles to lead amidst the impending Blight, she finds that a Grey Warden's duty is not as simple as she supposed. Written for Bioware Bang 2011.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 23,582 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/22/2011 - Published: 7/27/2011 - Mahariel, Alistair - Complete
Surrender by Dasque reviews
Answer to Cheeky Monkey Challenge: A "Real" Happy Ending for Warden & Alistair. So I've gone and given away the ending. Hope you like it, anyway ;
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,682 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 8/20/2011 - Published: 7/27/2011 - Alistair, Mahariel - Complete
A Southern Californian in King Cailan's Court by Zute reviews
Elissa's soul is misplaced and a earth woman becomes a Grey Warden without even knowing what one is. How a modern, earth woman adapts and solves Ferelden's problems, like the Blight and the lack of flush toilets.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 65 - Words: 288,459 - Reviews: 821 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 8/10/2011 - Published: 9/8/2010 - Alistair, Zevran A., Loghain M. T., Riordan - Complete
Fortunes not according to the book by Phoenike reviews
"Duncan is dead. He is not a danger to you, my dear." She smiled bitterly. "So you say, Alistair. But dead men have a certain advantage. You cannot fight them. Therefore, they always win."
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,865 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/4/2011 - Published: 1/18/2010 - [Duncan, Alistair]
Unexpected by harpychick reviews
Elissa Cousland didn't always have a silver tongue, and some relationships were destroyed before she learned how to use it. Alistair/Morrigan, because I like the idea. Rated M, in the spirit of better safe than sorry.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 11,872 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 6/30/2011 - Published: 5/18/2010 - Alistair, Morrigan
Immersion by Suilven reviews
It's bath time and Alistair finds himself in over his head. Light and fluffy goodness.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,626 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/20/2011 - [Alistair, Morrigan] - Complete
Blight Tales by bioncafemme reviews
A Collection of one shots that take place during the blight. Sten/Tabris, Riordan/Cousland, Oghren/Mahariel Clean ,Cousland/Morrigan, and others as I go along. Rated M
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,956 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/10/2010 - Published: 9/17/2010
Blackhearted Love by slyjinks reviews
Kate Cousland's family was murdered. A week later, she became a Grey Warden, and someone else entirely. Major game spoilers. A realistic origins story from the Human Noble perspective.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 158,264 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 3/24/2010 - Published: 12/16/2009 - Alistair, Cousland
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The narrow path reviews
We know how they died, but how did they live? A story of Wardens without a blight. Chapter 71: The horse danced skittishly, eyes rolling in the bony head as Duncan tried to tie her to a sapling. She seemed to be picking up on his own growing sense of almost crippling dread.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 71 - Words: 165,826 - Reviews: 287 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 9/3 - Published: 3/17/2012 - Duncan, Riordan
Through a glass darkly reviews
After crushing the throat of a still twitching darkspawn with his heel, the target of her anger turned towards her and spoke, deliberately slowly, as if to an extremely troublesome child. "Yes, Elissa, What is wrong this time?"
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 50 - Words: 73,032 - Reviews: 215 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 2/1/2012 - Published: 8/4/2011 - Cousland, Alistair