Chapter Title: Like the Wings of a Butterfly.
Pairing(s): Edward Elric/Envy; nods to Roy Mustang/Alphonse Elric and Edward Elric/Alfons Heiderich; one-sided/platonic Russell Tringham/Edward Elric
Beta: No one, yet.
Rating: NC-17, this chapter. NC-17, overall.
Genre: Angst, Romance.
Warnings: Post anime, more or less consistent with movie canon, violence, gore.
Feedback: Very welcome, please!
Word Count: +/- 3 458.
Summary: This is not what they need. This is not what they want. This is what they have, to build up something from ashes of their dreams.
Author's Notes: Okay, this is probably the hardest chapter I’ve ever had to write in this fandom, because it’s hard to tell you what I’m picturing in my mind. Also, I couldn’t keep this shorter, damnit.
Beware the light smut, the mild non-con and the blatant not EdEnvy moment in this chapter.
Previous Chapters: [ Types of People | The Other Side of Maybe | King of Pain ]
( Envy was getting better but he forgot Ed was Ed was Ed was not Envy, so he awaited his host and expected to be killed. )