Premise: FMA Divergent AU where, among other things, it was Ed that ended up bound to a suit of armor by his brother, Alphonse, when their attempt to resurrect their mother recoiled and went horribly wrong. Their lives have been forever changed since that fateful night.
This story picks up three years later: approximately two years after Alphonse Elric became the State-Certified "Full-Metal Alchemist," making the brothers 13 and 14. (Though the current chapter is in "Flashback" mode)
Characters: Armor!Ed, Automail!Al, and many more to come!
Genre: AU, humor, angst
Length of this Chapter: 9,328
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Chapter 1 : Chapter 2 : Chapter 3 : Chapter 4 : Chapter 5 : Chapter 6 : Chapter 7
"... Without fail, each brother would come to the other's aid, unbidden. It wasn't a question of whether it was necessary or not: it was simply the right thing to do. And strangely enough, when Al found himself speaking up on Ed's behalf, he began to get an early taste on what it was like to protect someone you care greatly about. That had been a role Ed had assigned himself throughout their entire lives, and now, Al was beginning to share in the burden that that responsibility, that love, brought..."