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The Deva Series is a series of Lyrical Nanoha fanfiction written by Daishi Prime, taking place in an AU where the events of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS never happen.The first story, (On the) Path of Vengeance, takes place shortly after the Time Skip epilogue to A's. Hayate and the Wolkenritter are out on a routine mission to seal a Lost Logia, when Hayate finds a person sealed in crystal and touches it. In the process, she is sent to parts unknown while the freed person, a former TSAB officer with a strange form of magic, attacks the Wolkenritter before escaping. Identified in records as the infamous Akira and connected to the death or disappearance of two famous mages years before the original Nanoha series, the remaining leads find themselves pressed to stop him from collecting the pieces to a weapon that will let him achieve his vengeance on the TSAB.The second story, Academy Blues, is the major divergence from Nanoha canon. Disregarding StrikerS, being written slightly before and during its run, Academy Blues sees Hayate set up a school on Earth to train selected magically gifted Terran teens. However, this attracts the hostile attention of a xenophobic Terran Ancient Conspiracy who seek the destruction of mages artificially enhancing their powers - ergo, Hayate and friends - and the subversion of Hayate's students.This is accompanied by a set of Side Stories focusing on students that do not get as much face time in the main story.The third story, Endless Waltz, follows the year after Academy Blues, with said Ancient Conspiracy facing an Enemy Civil War scenario even as Hayate's school takes in a new year of students. Things are never that straightforward, however, for an enemy thought long destroyed resurfaces with intent to finish what was started millennia ago.Academy Blues comes well recommended and can be enjoyed without reading (On the) Path of Vengeance, although naturally knowledge of the first title will help. Naturally, the first two are finished, with Endless Waltz underway and a prequel in the works but not yet uploaded.And here's a Character Page.
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