Fullmetal Alchemist fan fiction
Rating: PG-13 (T)
Genre: gen, character study-type piece
Word Count: 1800 or so
Notes: Features Brigadier General Basque Grand, pre-series. The basis for this fic was ripped from a drabble – the beginning of which starts off this piece – that I wrote almost a year ago. For the July-August edition of fullservicefma’s fan fiction contest, themed ‘uniform’.
He could see only the shadow of his reflection in the brass buttons as he hastened to dress himself in the regulation navy and gold, but he didn’t need a mirror to know how dark his skin was, or how his eyes brought out the blood-blister red of his patrol sash. It didn’t matter anymore; he was a man of the Amestris military now. He was a State Alchemist.