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The Binary Alchemist
HALF LIVES 3: OUR LIVES, CHAPTER 41: “THE WEIGHING OF ONE MAN’S SOUL” (the Trial of Roy Mustang, part 2)
By binaryalchemist
Rating: This chapter rated PG 13 for language -short chapters due to LJ.
Pairing: Roy/Ed, Havoc/Hawkeye, past Hughes/Roy, references to Ed and Winry’s divorce and Winry’s remarriage
Spoilers and Warnings: Post-Manga verse, Star of Milos, the FMA Novels and Prince of the Dawn game. Yaoi romance/angst/humor
Plot:  Roy and Ed have been together for 15 years now—Roy prepares to fulfill his 520-cenz promise to make Amestris a democracy, but just before Roy’s 50th birthday and his wedding to Edward a tell-all biography about Mustang is published  that sets the country on its ear---because the ‘truth’ about the Promised Day is about to come out, with Roy miscast as the evil genius behind it all…
Chapter Summary: In a daring move that shocked even Edward, Roy Mustang has invited the Grand Cleric of the Ishbal to take the stand in Roy’s trial—as a witness for the prosecution!
A/N: Feedback greatly appreciated---“Half Lives”, “Whole Lives” and other fics hosted at fanfiction.net at http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1651220/BinaryTales   and also at  my new host  at AO3. Thanks for reading!Ed’s head snapped to Roy, eyes blazing. “Hostile witness?!?” he hissed to the President of Amestris. “Are you out of your mind?!?” Roy ignored him. The whole of his attention was focused on the white robed figure taking his seat in the witness stand. Rising, he bowed to the Prime Minister. “That is correct, Ma’am. As I stated under oath, it is ultimately the right of the Ishballan people to judge me…”Collapse )