A Captive Lightis a Digimon fanfic written by Hedgi.Set during Digimon Adventure 02, Ken plots his revenge for his most recent defeat at the hands of the Digidestined. He realizes that the greatest strength is also a weakness- they are loyal to a fault and would do anything for a friend. He plots to kidnap one of them to use as a hostage. However, his newest minions, the harpy like Zhannemon, fail and only manage to capture Gatomon. Kari is panic stricken, and they try desperately to find Ken and free the captive digimon, while Ken plots his next move. The group follows false trails and is attacked by the Zhannemon, who bear no dark rings but are instead infected with the evil black gears used by Devimon in the past. Emotions run high as the kids try to rescue their friend, and the younger Digidestined learn about the older kid's past- for Kari is convinced that history is repeating and something terrible is coming. And it is - for Ken's plan to rid the Digital world of the other Digidestined comes to a head when he strikes out again - and memories of the past return to haunt Kari and her friends.Part of a series called History RepeatsHas a sequel called A Fading Hope, which has a companion, No Knowledge of What Comes.
This Fanfiction provides examples of:
Adults Are Useless: Averted! While they never show up in the story proper, Izzy’s parents agree to give the kids an alibi for the time spent looking in the Digiworld. Jim also helps the kids out.
All According to Plan: Toyed with. Ken has a plan, it gets screwed up by his minions but ends up working. Later, T.K’s plan. It takes longer than he thinks, and only kinda works.
Beware the Nice Ones: When Kari snaps, Angewomon shows up and starts vaporizing things. She nearly kills Ken!
Big Brother Instinct: Tai and Matt, big time. Matt lays the smackdown on Ken after T.K is attacked, and earlier Tai charges Ken, despite the fact that he is “ 13 feet above the ground, riding an 8-ton monster.”
History Repeats: Kari is determined not to let “It” happen again ( ‘It’ referring to when Myotismon captured first Gatomon, then her, and upon trying to kill her, watching a friend die in a Heroic Sacrifice.) despite everything, it does
Red Herring: They try to find Gatomon searching for her signal, but it comes to nothing. Later the third missing 11 year old leads the adults to think that Kari’s been kidnapped, yes, she was, but they start looking for connections that aren’t there.