biowarefangirlism:

the sum of us

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dgaider:

fruitoverdose:

Aveline by olivegbg

This is gorgeous.

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oerbayun:

beyondjustus asked » most heartbreaking moment?

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covenmouse:

So in my verse at least, Tamlen is Ashalle’s son by birth and Gin’s adopted brother.  Tamlen is only three years Gin’s elder, though there’s a time, when Gin’s about eight or so, that they look a good deal further apart.  They were best friends and nigh inseparable, though they still fought considerably from time to time.  Especially given Gin’s eternal obsession with weapons she wasn’t ready to handle yet, and Tamlen’s slight jealousy that she was often faster at picking up techniques than he was.  She’d later tease him that if it wasn’t for her brattiness he’d never have learned to balance so well—but seriously, if he didn’t hold her off she’d climb him like a tree to get what she wanted.

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So in my verse at least, Tamlen is Ashalle’s son by birth and Gin’s adopted brother.  Tamlen is only three years Gin’s elder, though there’s a time, when Gin’s about eight or so, that they look a good deal further apart.  They were best friends and nigh inseparable, though they still fought considerably from time to time.  Especially given Gin’s eternal obsession with weapons she wasn’t ready to handle yet, and Tamlen’s slight jealousy that she was often faster at picking up techniques than he was.  She’d later tease him that if it wasn’t for her brattiness he’d never have learned to balance so well—but seriously, if he didn’t hold her off she’d climb him like a tree to get what she wanted.

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covenmouse:

I spent way too much time on this but at the same time ;alsdkjfs I’m so happy to get these two out of my head and on a page.   And hooo boy here we go.

These are Ruxandra Mahariel and Nero Saedren, the (birth) parents of my primary warden Gindryll. After a long, long internal debate about whether or not I was “allowed” to do this I have decided fuck canon, I do what i damn well please.  So they aren’t dead, and what happened to them is slightly different than as heard in canon (Though not much because having Gin raised by her birth parents would make her into an entirely different person, pretty much, and I would rather not.  I love my baby as she is.).

Ruxandra was raised in Sabrae clan, the daughter of two city-born adoptees from Starkhaven.  She was a kind, gentle woman with a nonetheless sharp wit and tongue, so long as it’s all in good fun.  Though she hunted, her true place was with the halla herd and she hoped to become a full time caretaker one day. 

Nero was actually brought in as a “second” to the then Keeper of Sabrae.  Marethari was the First at the time, but because (in my canon) Firsts are not allowed to have a family or be married until they’ve become full fledged Keepers—so that they can focus on their studies—and Marethari was fully trained at the time, there was talk about shifting her over to another clan with an ailing Keeper and allowing Sabrae’s leader to train a new First.  Nero himself actually came from a clan up near Rivain.  He was a puckish sort, quick to joke and a little careless with his cutting remarks sometimes but always sorry to have truly hurt anyone.   The two fell in love almost instantly.

But that was the problem, really.  Young as they were, and Nero no where near the end of his studies, they weren’t really supposed to be seeing one another at all.  The pair would often sneak off together, and their elders’ attempting to prevent it only strengthened their resolve. 

Despite the precautions they’d taken against it, Rux ended up pregnant and the pair agreed they wanted to keep the baby, no matter what everyone else said.  Unfortunately, the day they were out of camp discussing this was the day they were happened upon by what they thought were a group of bandits.  In the interest of protecting their child, Nero made Rux promise to run for help while he held their attackers off—worried, also, that if they both fled the bandits might follow them back to the main camp.

Nero could have dealt with the bandits on his own—nearly did—but his use of magic had attracted a passing group of templars from a nearby road.  Exhausted, and seemingly without backup, Nero was apprehended and drug off to the nearby chantry.  From there he was rushed to the Circle tower, forced through his harrowing, and dumped into solitary for several years until the Templars felt they could trust a Dalish apostate in the main population.

Thanks to a few of the bandits following her, despite Nero’s efforts, it took Rux longer than anticipated to rally help from the clan.  When they arrived back on the scene, it was to find crows already ravaging the remains of the bandits and not a soul otherwise to be seen.  Trackers were sent, who confirmed that someone had been taken to the human settlement.  Several attempts were made to locate Nero within the village, but threats from the guard and no sign of any elven presence eventually saw the clan giving up—no matter how Rux pleaded. 

Over the months that followed, Rux became as convinced of his death as everyone else.  There was no other fate she knew of for any Dalish taken by human soldiers, and the idea of it began to wear on her spirit.  The pregnancy she’d so looked forward to was now the thing that had kept her from helping Nero when he needed her. 

After the birth, Rux’s depression only grew worse.  For four years she suffered through being Gin’s mother, confused and angry with herself for her conflicted feelings toward the child.  Much as she wanted—and did—love gin, she hated her in equal parts.  This lead her in turn to hating herself, for not being able to be the mother she knew Gin deserved, and which she desperately wanted to be.

But Rux’s best friend, Ashalle, had seen the issue when it began and sensed it growing, though Rux said nothing of it to anyone.  Gradually, Ashalle began to take over Gin’s care until one morning Rux went out to hunt and never returned.  When a search party turned up no trace it was assumed Rux left of her own choice, and though they hoped she might one day return the clan agreed it was best not to speak of it to Gindryll until she was ready for such a tale.  Ashalle adopted the girl officially, and that was that.

——

There’s actually a hell of a lot more to this, including how the pair eventually return to Gin’s life in the years following Awakening, and of course reunite with each other. 

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elfyourmother:

i mean i don’t understand why i’m supposed to be mad at the arishok for protecting a couple of coded as poc ppl for getting the justice the coded as white devil cops denied them when one of their own abused his authority and assaulted a coded as woc

man i wish there were renegade interrupts in this game i would have told aveline to go fuck herself the minute she opened her mouth with that bullshit “i’ll investigate”

investigate this fist of the maker

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I spent way too much time on this but at the same time ;alsdkjfs I’m so happy to get these two out of my head and on a page.   And hooo boy here we go.

These are Ruxandra Mahariel and Nero Saedren, the (birth) parents of my primary warden Gindryll. After a long, long internal debate about whether or not I was “allowed” to do this I have decided fuck canon, I do what i damn well please.  So they aren’t dead, and what happened to them is slightly different than as heard in canon (Though not much because having Gin raised by her birth parents would make her into an entirely different person, pretty much, and I would rather not.  I love my baby as she is.).

Ruxandra was raised in Sabrae clan, the daughter of two city-born adoptees from Starkhaven.  She was a kind, gentle woman with a nonetheless sharp wit and tongue, so long as it’s all in good fun.  Though she hunted, her true place was with the halla herd and she hoped to become a full time caretaker one day. 

Nero was actually brought in as a “second” to the then Keeper of Sabrae.  Marethari was the First at the time, but because (in my canon) Firsts are not allowed to have a family or be married until they’ve become full fledged Keepers—so that they can focus on their studies—and Marethari was fully trained at the time, there was talk about shifting her over to another clan with an ailing Keeper and allowing Sabrae’s leader to train a new First.  Nero himself actually came from a clan up near Rivain.  He was a puckish sort, quick to joke and a little careless with his cutting remarks sometimes but always sorry to have truly hurt anyone.   The two fell in love almost instantly.

But that was the problem, really.  Young as they were, and Nero no where near the end of his studies, they weren’t really supposed to be seeing one another at all.  The pair would often sneak off together, and their elders’ attempting to prevent it only strengthened their resolve. 

Despite the precautions they’d taken against it, Rux ended up pregnant and the pair agreed they wanted to keep the baby, no matter what everyone else said.  Unfortunately, the day they were out of camp discussing this was the day they were happened upon by what they thought were a group of bandits.  In the interest of protecting their child, Nero made Rux promise to run for help while he held their attackers off—worried, also, that if they both fled the bandits might follow them back to the main camp.

Nero could have dealt with the bandits on his own—nearly did—but his use of magic had attracted a passing group of templars from a nearby road.  Exhausted, and seemingly without backup, Nero was apprehended and drug off to the nearby chantry.  From there he was rushed to the Circle tower, forced through his harrowing, and dumped into solitary for several years until the Templars felt they could trust a Dalish apostate in the main population.

Thanks to a few of the bandits following her, despite Nero’s efforts, it took Rux longer than anticipated to rally help from the clan.  When they arrived back on the scene, it was to find crows already ravaging the remains of the bandits and not a soul otherwise to be seen.  Trackers were sent, who confirmed that someone had been taken to the human settlement.  Several attempts were made to locate Nero within the village, but threats from the guard and no sign of any elven presence eventually saw the clan giving up—no matter how Rux pleaded. 

Over the months that followed, Rux became as convinced of his death as everyone else.  There was no other fate she knew of for any Dalish taken by human soldiers, and the idea of it began to wear on her spirit.  The pregnancy she’d so looked forward to was now the thing that had kept her from helping Nero when he needed her. 

After the birth, Rux’s depression only grew worse.  For four years she suffered through being Gin’s mother, confused and angry with herself for her conflicted feelings toward the child.  Much as she wanted—and did—love gin, she hated her in equal parts.  This lead her in turn to hating herself, for not being able to be the mother she knew Gin deserved, and which she desperately wanted to be.

But Rux’s best friend, Ashalle, had seen the issue when it began and sensed it growing, though Rux said nothing of it to anyone.  Gradually, Ashalle began to take over Gin’s care until one morning Rux went out to hunt and never returned.  When a search party turned up no trace it was assumed Rux left of her own choice, and though they hoped she might one day return the clan agreed it was best not to speak of it to Gindryll until she was ready for such a tale.  Ashalle adopted the girl officially, and that was that.

——

There’s actually a hell of a lot more to this, including how the pair eventually return to Gin’s life in the years following Awakening, and of course reunite with each other. 

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chatikas:

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twinhawkes:

to all of my friends/followers who wanted to romance vivienne

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