The Copper Lantern
by pitkat reviews
Notoriety thrives on duality. A reputation can afford hard earned perks, yet also breeds a blinding pride. Attaining such recognition for Zevran was wholly by accident, but once he had it, the high was more intense than any herb he could refine or woman he could lure. And the lengths he would go to keep it were to define his character for the rest of his days.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 42 - Words: 129,478 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 4/30/2017 - Published: 3/17/2014 - Zevran A., Isabela, Rinna, Taliesin - Complete
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In Peace, Healing reviews
" 'Sometimes I worry about what's inside. Whether it's full of something bad or just empty. Not sure what's worse.' The words come slowly and stuttered, a garbled mess of intentions and effort. " - A post-inquisition story of Bethany Hawke and Blackwall coming together and healing wounds unseen.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,304 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/2/2015 - Published: 3/25/2015 - Bethany H., Blackwall
Precious Things reviews
"Nathaniel shakes his head as he meets her eyes, the corners of his mouth tugging down into a frown that feels second nature to him. Each breath that leaves her, he breathes in. Every breath that she takes is heavy with him. 'I loved you,' he repeats. His grip loosens." - Nathaniel Howe and F!Cousland come to blows over transgressions not forgotten. Rated M for graphic smut.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,744 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/20/2015 - Cousland, Nathaniel H. - Complete
These Old Bones reviews
"She still thinks he is a Good Boy. She still loves him, even though his joints ache and cause him pain. She still loves him, even though his ears do not hear like they used to, and even though he cannot run as long or as far. She still loves him, even though he is old and weary." An exploration of coping with old age and mortality from the perspective of Kael, Meran's Mabari.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,322 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/20/2015 - Published: 1/25/2015 - Zevran A., Mahariel, OC - Complete
Where the Shadows Fall the Deepest reviews
"During the night when she should be hearing his snoring at the base of her ear, or when she should see the Archdemon in her dreams, she sees nothing but the walls of her cell and hears nothing but spiders that skitter in the darkest reaches—and she knows what it is to be a prisoner." Left alone Post!Blight, Cousland is held and tried for War Crimes.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,210 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/19/2015
Varric stepped back along with her; his head tipping back to look all around the room at the monstrosity that Merrill had created in the span of only a few hours. Where had she even gotten all of this stuff? Shifting his jaw back and forth, Varric's hand rose to scratch at his chest hair when her most misshapen stocking slipped free and dropped to the rug beneath the fireplace.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,701 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/25/2014
Dread Wolf's Blessing reviews
"Ynaevir was dimly aware of other voices, some beautiful and some terrible, all crying out, 'Fen'Harel, what have you done' " - A Pre-Origins back-story of Ynaevir, the reclusive Dalish elf that assisted the famed wardens against the Arch Demon, and later takes his place as the next vessel of Fen'Harel.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,569 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Gheyna, Zathrian, OC, Solas
Pearls and Politics reviews
Sent to Sanga at a young age to pay off her family's debt by working as a maid, Liza's life changes over the years and politics lead her to being thrust into The Pearl's famous occupation for pretty young girls. Cursed with her looks and mild manners, Liza becomes a favorite among several different men, each of whom has different plans for her. Teagan Elizabeth (OC)
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,849 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 6/5/2014
Grist for the Mill reviews
"Was it you who told me once-now looking back, it seems surreal!-That all our mistakes are merely grist for the mill? Now I wear the brand of 'Traitor,' don't it seem a bit absurd, when I was so obviously framed?" - Anders reflects on the events that led him to the Grand Revolution. Inspired by Ray Lamontagne's song 'Lesson Learned.' Anders x F!Hawke.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,775 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/5/2014 - Anders, Hawke (F)
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle & the One that Holds the Knife reviews
Challenge Prompt. Choose a well-known, popular scene in DA and tell it from the perspective of a character who is present, but not the main character. One-shot. Isolde & Connor.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,013 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 6/4/2014 - Connor G., Isolde G. - Complete
The Grey reviews
Struggling to overcome the vacuum left by the slaughter of his family, Aedan Cousland finds himself thrust into a war in which the survival of not only himself, but all of Thedas depends on the decisions he makes. Rated T, sometimes M for graphic descriptions of gore&smut. Novel format of Origins.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,197 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/22/2014 - Leliana, Morrigan, Cousland, OC