This is probably my favorite of the things I wrote this holiday season.
Title: Igne Natura Renovatur
Spoilers: set post-manga
Characters/Pairings: Al, Roy, Riza
Summary: After the Promised Day, Roy wants to talk to someone about clap alchemy. He goes looking for an expert.
Fake cut to AO3:
(Al woke up. Waking up was one of his favorite new experiences- right up there with going to sleep, and wiggling his toes around in the sheets, and feeling hungry, and eating, and drinking water.)