Summary: When Alphonse dies, Edward spirals out of control, and into the arms of a dangerous woman.
Characters/Pairings: Edward, Winry, Roy, Riza, Gracia, OC's. Ed/OC, Past!Winry/Al, Ed+/Winry
Disclaimer: I am not Hiromu Arakawa. I just play her on TV.
A.N.: Alternate Reality. Everything Mangaverse is fair game, but might be seen at a different angle.
A.N. 2: Much thanks to cornerofmadness for the attaboys and edits and suggestions and also to lyrangalia for loving this story and wanting more, ‘way back when I first started writing it.
Who knew what tragedies or comedies played out amongst them? Were any traveling to a funeral, or a wedding? Could some be on honeymoons? Farmers, looking to improve their crops or herds? It had been some years since Roy had played the guessing game Auntie Chris had taught him, a game which taught him how to read people, from their clothes and their calluses, the lines on their faces, the dirt on their shoes and oil on their sleeves.
Note: Entire story (plus art and other stuff) located at AO3. FYI, the chapters are numbered differently at AO3.