''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3930239/1/ Spira Mirabilis]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1384694/Nilah-Dante Nilah Dante]] is a ''Manga/DeathNote'' ForWantOfANail [[AlternateUniverseFic AU]]. Sayu, worried about her brother, decides to sneak into his room to steal his diary, triggering the explosion that causes her death and Light’s serious injury. With a scar and no memories of the Death Note, how will Yagami Light's life unfold?

!! ''Spira Mirabilis'' provides examples of:
* TheAtoner: Light
* DeadFic: sadly.
* DetectiveDrama: Light and L are working together to hunt down a serial arsonist.
* ForWantOfANail
* ForeignLanguageTitle: in [[OminousLatinChanting Latin]].
* {{Irony}}: [[spoiler: Light is rescued by Raye Penber.]]
* MarkOfShame: Light was scarred in the explosion.
* OddCouple: Light and L
* {{Pyromaniac}}: Light and L's foe.
* RealityEnsues: As demonstrated in this fic Light's desk trap is not a good idea and the way he has it set up it would blow up ''even quicker'' in real life. (By quicker we mean ''immediately''. [[CriticalResearchFailure Gasoline melts plastic]]).
* SlashFic: the author was planning on making it L x Light in later chapters.
* StuffBlowingUp: The Yagami house when Light's desk trap goes off.