Fanfic: Anything But Normal
Anything But Normal is an ongoing Fullmetal Alchemist Fanfic, created by the talented author Anne Camp aka Obi-quiet and it begins fifteen years after The Promised Day, and Selim Baker is a normal boy who does not remember his time as Pride. However, an attempt on his life by Ex-Brigadier General Clemin lets loose a torrent that will lead to Selim finding out what a monster he really is.The story is based on Fanfiction.net, and the links are as such:
Tropes used in Anything But Normal:
- The Ace: Selim is this in the first chapters of the story. However, this turns into...
- Broken Ace: Later on. He gets better. For more on Selim specifically, Click Here.
- Genre Savvy: Selim demonstrates this when he takes Mandy hostage to escape from Mustang's forces in Chapter 17. Could be a bit of a stretch though.
- How Do I Shoot Web: Selim suffers from this when he endeavors to relearn to use his shadows.
- Idiot Ball: Chapter 17. Why yes, military and the Elric Brothers, it is perfectly safe to IGNORE Pride Selim even though he's clearly a threat.
- Mind Rape: How Selim gets back his memories as Pride. Yep. Everyone's screwed.
- Original Character: Several characters, most notably Bonnie, Marlin, and Mandy.
- "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Bonnie gives one in Risembool to the military when they go to arrest Selim for the train incident.