''[[http://death-note.livejournal.com/209897.html Remorse]]'' by [[http://lebateleur.livejournal.com/ Trismegistus]] is a ''Manga/DeathNote'' [[AlternateUniverseFic AU]] and DarkFic best summed up in two words: "People Change."

!! ''Remorse'' provides examples of:
* AlternateUniverseFic
* AmnesiacDissonance: [[spoiler: Light suddenly remembers ''what'' he did without remembering ''why'' he would take so many lives.]]
* {{Angst}}
* ArtisticLicenseGunSafety: [[spoiler: Matsuda has his gun stored on him in such a way that it's easy for Light to lift it off him. But then again it is [[TheDitz Matsuda.]]]]
* DarkFic
* TheDitz: Matsuda
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Light]]
* FandomSpecificPlot: The Yotsuba arc
* GoodIsNotNice: L only cares about solving the case. He does not care about Light at all.
* TheGuardsMustBeCrazy: Matsuda
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Light remembers he was Kira and is ''horrified''.]]
* {{Horror}}
* JerkAss: L
* PsychologicalHorror
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:Light]]