Fanfic / When The Mountain Goats Cry
When The Mountain Goats Cry is a sequelfic to Umineko, focusing on Will, Lion and Erika. It's beautifully written, full of well executed shoutouts and has a pretty interesting plot going on. It expands on Will and Erika's characters much more than the canon did while Beatrice and Battler are reduced to basically side characters.
While the writing gets (apparently on purpose) cheesy at times, which can put off some people. It's definitely not for everyone, but it keeps the cast amazingly in character despite some very, very unexpected plot twists.
It should be noted that while the series seems to go the extra mile to keep things in canon, the author's interpretation of some events might put off some people.
Think of it as how And Another Thing
is to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
series. The writing tone is definitely different, but it's still the same characters you have grown to know and love.
Can be found here.
UPDATE: For reasons unknown, the original fic was taken down from the author's page (the author him/herself doesn't know why that happened) so it's being all out rewritten here
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