Disclaimer: Hiromu Arakawa owns all. I’m just futzing around.
Summary: A treacherous trick leaves Al and Winry on the run from the military and Edward kidnapped and presumed dead, in danger of losing his innocence, his self-respect and his life.
A.N.: Alternate reality starts around episode 40 of the 2003 anime, Fullmetal Alchemist. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Many thanks to cornerofmadness for the providing the impetus to write this thing, whether she realized it or not. Hee. Thanks also for the late night discussions, edits and fun medical knowledge – not to mention…well. We just won’t mention that.
Also many thanks to silvrethorn, who came up with the summary. Obviously, she’s the ‘go-to’ woman for this sort of thing.
All previous chapters and links to other stories in the series are located under the fake cut.
He paused, straightening automatically, then taking a surreptitious look around. Who knew if the military was guarding his gravestone, and it wasn’t like he could actually ask. He might’ve destroyed Envy, Lust and Gluttony, but that didn’t mean there weren’t more homunculi around, just waiting.