"You're saying I shouldn't take the credit," I said.
“I’m saying you have two options. Option one is to join the Wards, where you’ll have support and protection in the event of an altercation. Option two is to keep your head down. Don’t take the credit. Fly under the radar."
How much of what I was doing, was I doing in the memory of my father? To make his empty grave a monument, a marker for the moment when the future of this city changed?A Worm fanfic by notes written on the Spacebattles forums.Cenotaphis widely considered one of the best Worm fanfics ever written, a very Original Flavor AU that emulates the original style so seamlessly that some consider it equal and opposite the original, with near-legendary status among the fans (some of whom consider it required reading along with the source material). The Hero to Wildbow's Villain- one that flows organically and naturally from a very minor divergence into a stand-alone plot that only resembles the original timeline in the very loosest sense.An impressive feat by itself, what makes it even more impressive is the story is arguably darker than Worm.In this timeline, Taylor did not give Armsmaster a definitive answer following their pivotal meeting. Instead, he offers her a chance to test the waters, and see if she would be comfortable dealing with Protectorate oversight. Unfortunately, this quickly leads to tragedy. Taylor wakes up a month later, a newly minted orphan. What follows is both an epic Roaring Rampage of Revenge, and a heartwarming exploration of Taylor's character, alongside the character of the Brockton Bay Wards, the Undersiders, and Taylor's other allies and enemies.The plot makes full use of characters not fully realized in-canon to build a very different perspective of the gangs and happenings of Brockton Bay.Now with an Archive Of Our Own link. A sequel has been announced Here.Warning: Full story provides spoilers for Worm.
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