Fan Fic: Hypocrite
Those who forget their history are bound to repeat it. Stare into the abyss and the abyss will stare back. Light learns this too late to count...Hypocrite by Arysthae-niru is a Death Note fanfic set in the second arc of the anime.
Hypocrite provides examples of:
- Antagonist in Mourning: Light for L.
- Backstory: the narrative relates a Yagami family vacation to Germany.
- Chronic Villainy: Light might have recognized the hypocrisy of his actions but he's already set in his path.
- Come Back to Bed, Honey: Misa to Light.
- Don't Tell Mama: Light with his parents, even long before becoming Kira. Light makes Sayu promise to never tell their parents that they visisted Dachau.
- Even Evil Has Standards: Light is sickend at the thought of being compared to Hitler.
- Foe Romance Subtext: Light and L
- Godwin's Law: Though it's a more valid use of the argument than is typically seen. You know who else killed "undesirables"...?
- He Who Fights Monsters: Light
- Heel Realization: Light
- Hypocrite: It's in the title.
- I See Them Too: Ryuk informs Light that he sees L too.
- Knight Templar: team Kira.
- The Mirror Shows Your True Self
- Our Ghosts Are Different
- The Lost Lenore: L
- The Not-Love Interest: Light reflects that his annoying, sibling-like relationship with L was the closest he'd ever come to love.
- Oblivious to Love: Light.
- Official Couple: Light and Misa
- OOC Is Serious Business: L is impassioned as a ghost as he never was in life. This more than anything else convinces Light that this is serious and this is real.
- Stalking Is Love: Light is flattered that L might be stalking him from beyond the grave.
- Through the Eyes of Madness: when Light starts seeing L's ghost following him around, Light begins to question his sanity.
- Villainous Crush: Light with L.
- Would Be Rude to Say "Genocide": Kira prefers to call it "justice."