''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5510807/1/Splinters Splinters]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1339252/Vashtijoy vashtijoy]] is a ''Manga/DeathNote'' fic detailing the story of Light's [[CrackPairing love affair]] [[{{Narcissist}} with his mirror]] set in early canon.

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!! ''Splinters'' provides examples of:
* {{Angst}}
* BackStory: a disturbing look at what it might be like growing up as a [[SourGrapesTropes super-genius.]]
* BrokenAce: Light
* ADateWithRosiePalms
* ExactEavesdropping: Light hears what his parents really think of him when they don't know he's sneaking about.
* FreudianExcuse
* IntelligenceEqualsIsolation
* {{Lemon}}
* TheMentallyDisturbed: Light
* TheManInTheMirrorTalksBack
* MirrorMonologue
* {{Narcissist}}: Light
* NotSoImaginaryFriend
* ScrewYourself: the pairing is Light/Kira.
* SlashFic: technically.
* StepfordSmiler: Light
* TalkingToThemself
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