''Depravare: To taint or corrupt. There are new shinigami. "I am... Righteous."''

''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/215257?view_adult=true Depravare]]'' by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Shadow_of_Quill Shadow_of_Quill]] is a ''Manga/DeathNote'' ContinuationFic in which two new Shinigami stir up trouble...

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!! ''Depravare'' provides examples of:
* AmnesiacDissonance: Averted. [[spoiler: When Kira and Righteous learn about their past lives it doesn't put a strain on their friendship and they even joke about having caused each other's deaths.]]
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: when Righteous and Kira are [[spoiler: (re)]]introduced to each other in the Shinigami realm:
-->'''Righteous:''' I am Righteous.
-->'''Kira:''' I am Kira.
-->'''Righteous:''' (''smiles'') I've been waiting for you.
-->'''Kira:''' I've missed you.
* BishonenLine: Righteous and Kira are nicer and cooler looking than your typical Shinigami.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: Righteous
* BreakTheHaughty: Near
* BrokenPedestal: Near with L.
* ButtMonkey: Matsuda and Near.
* CantHaveSexEver: It's one of the Rules the Shinigami are bound by [[spoiler: of course this doesn't stop Kira and Righteous from getting around the rules.]]
* CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler: this happens to Kira and Righteous after the Shinigami King discovers that they are lovers.]]
* ChainsOfLove: [[spoiler: When both L and Light arrive in the Shinigami world they both are wearing matching ends of the handcuffs.]]
* CheshireCatGrin: Kira
* ChromeChampion: Righteous
* ContinuationFic
* CosmicPlaything: Kira and Righteous mess around with Matsuda and Near and they themselves are at the whims of the Shinigami King.
* DeaderThanDead: [[spoiler: Kira and Righteous]]
* DeathActivatedSuperpower
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: How Kira and Righteous get around [[CantHaveSexEver Rule 36]].
* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler: Kira and Righteous are completly comfortable with each other and they can joke about the fact that they caused each other's deaths as humans.]]
* FaceFramedInShadow: Kira has this look permanently as a Shinigami.
* ForScience: Kira and Righteous experiment with Death Note Rule 15 "If writing the same name on more than two Death Notes is completed within 0.06 seconds, it is regarded as simultaneous; the Death Note will not take effect and the individual written will not die." They use [[ButtMonkey Matsuda]] as their test subject so he becomes immune to the Death Note.
* ForeignLanguageTitle: It's [[OminousLatinChanting Latin]].
* GhostAmnesia: [[spoiler: Kira and Righteous don't remember much about their human lives.]]
* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Kira's eyes.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: [[spoiler: Near]]
* GoodWingsEvilWings: Righteous has black feathered wings and Kira has bone wings.
* GuiltComplex: Matsuda.
* GutPunch: [[spoiler: the ending.]]
* IllTakeThatAsACompliment: Matsuda takes it as a compliment when Light remarks "And here I thought Matsuda was supposed to be not the brightest of the force? Even he can work out" when the police are being idiots.
* InHarmsWay: Kira and Righteous know how to play it safe but then, that's boring...
* InterspeciesFriendship: Matsuda with Kira and Righteous.
* IntertwinedFingers: Kira does this with Righteous [[spoiler: and Near realizes they are lovers.]]
* JerkAss: Near.
* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler: Kira and Righteous]]
* LaserGuidedKarma: Near goes insane for being a JerkAss.
* LimitedWardrobe: Righteous wears tattered rags that were once a white sweater and blue jeans and Kira wears a tattered suit.
* LoveMartyr: Matsuda is a (platonic) one for Light and L.
-->''Whatever Kira did to Matsuda, it has permanently warped him. Or maybe not; maybe it simply laid the foundations, and their reappearance in his life is what has twisted his sense of self to the point that he will happily provide them with food and information, let them insult him and torment him, and seem better pleased with his life than he ever was before their return.''
-->''It hardly matters. He is as he is, and he is useful as he is.''
* MustMakeAmends: [[spoiler: Matsuda is very, ''very'' sorry about shooting Light.]]
* NonMammalianHair: Righteous has black feathers on his head that resembles long hair.
* NotSoDifferent: Kira and Righteous [[spoiler: (Light and L)]] have always readily accepted this about each other and are offended when Near doesn't get it, he doesn't want to see Kira as anything but an evil mass murderer and [[spoiler: [[BrokenPedestal his mentor]]]] as anything less than a saint.
* PluckyComicRelief: Matsuda
* PowerDyesYourHair: As a Shinigami Kira's hair becomes blood red.
* RecursiveFanfiction: This fic was inspired by Silver Pard's ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4705891/1/Apples_Equals_Cyanide_Equals_Light Apples = Cyanide = Light]]''.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Kira's eyes.
* RevengeFic: Against Near.
* {{Sidekick}}: Matsuda
* SlashFic: [[spoiler: L/Light]]
* SlasherSmile: Kira
* SexIsViolence: [[spoiler: How Kira and Righteous get around rule 36.]]
* SmugSnake: Near.
* StagesOfMonsterGrief: Averted, Righteous is pleased with his looks.
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial
* ThisIsMyHuman: Kira and Righteous choose Matsuda to be their pet. And Matsuda fetches them potato chips and cake.
* TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler: L and Light, twice.]]
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: for Kira it's potato chips and for Righteous it's cake.
* {{Tragedy}}
* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: L]]
* UnholyMatrimony: Kira and Righteous
* VictoryIsBoring: Righteous and Kira deduce that this [[spoiler: is why Light lost to Near.]]
* VillainsBlendInBetter: Kira adapts to being a Shinigami easier than Righteous does and he teaches him some new things about the Death Note.
* WarriorTherapist: Righteous picks fights with Kira to help him let off steam. [[SexIsViolence Of course by the very nature of their "fighting..."]] it might count more as a CoolDownHug.
* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial "Petty fool. Shinigami cannot love. You really know nothing, do you?"]]
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Kira and Righteous play dangerous games to keep their existence interesting.
* YouHaveToBelieveMe: Near does this. Naturally no one believes him [[spoiler: except the Shinigami King. [[CessationOfExistence Woops.]]]]
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