Fanfic / Following The Footsteps Of Destiny

Following the Footsteps of Destiny is a massive Digimon fanfic written by Broken Angel 01 that focuses on the children of the DigiDestined, taking place twenty-five years after the end of Digimon Adventure 02.

Fifteen years have passed since the gates to the Digital World have closed, and the Digidestined have gone on with their lives, raising their families while keeping the Digital World a secret from their kids. However, everything changes one day when six of the kids receive Digivices of their own...

This page is under HEAVY construction and will be updated in time, As will the character sheets.

Following the Footsteps of Destiny contains examples of:

  • Always Identical Twins: Mickey and Matty.
  • Big Bad: The Ruler of Darkness
  • Berserk Button: Mickey and Matty being called a "clone", especially Matty.
  • Broken Pedestal: Sam idolizes his father. Then he finds out about his father's past...
  • Colour-Coded for Your Convenience
    • Crests (original Digidestined)
    Tai - Crest of Courage - orange
    Sora - Crest of Love - red
    Matt - Crest of Friendship - blue
    Mimi - Crest of Sincerity - green
    T.K. - Crest of Hope - yellow
    Kari - Crest of Light - pink
    Ken - Crest of Kindness - violet
    Izzy - Crest of Knowledge - purple
    Joe - Crest of Reliability - black
    • D-Coders and Spirit Chips
    Dai - Spirit Chip of Bravery and Digivice - Red
    Mickey - Spirit Chip of Innocence and Digivice - Orange
    Matty - Spirit Chip of Faith and Digivice - Yellow
    Ryoko - Spirit Chip of Loyalty and Digivice - Blue
    Kara - Spirit Chip of Wisdom and Digivice - Green
    Sam - Spirit Chip of Compassion and Digivice - Purple
    • Prime Digidestined Data Cores
    Tal - Data Core of Valour - Yellow
    Kenji - Data Core of Integrity - Orange
    Inca - Data Core of Insight - Blue
    Mai - Data Core of Spirit - Purple
    Seta - Data Core of Optimism - Green
  • Cuddle Bug: Seemingly EVERYONE, but most notably the twins, Mickey and Matty.
  • Fallen Angel: DarkAngelicmon
  • Finishing Each Other's Sentences: Mickey and Matty have a tendency to do this whenever they're nervous about something.
  • Five-Man Band
  • Generation Xerox: The new Digidestined look just like their same-gender parent. When their parents' digimon first see them, in fact, they mistake them for their parents.
    • Not only that, but the kids' partner digimon are based on their parent's partner digimon—Dai has a reptilian digimon, like his father (and Tai), Mickey and Matty have angelic digimon, like both of their parents, Kara has an avian digimon, like her mother, Ryoko has a canid digimon, like his father, and Sam has an insect digimon, like his father.
  • Happily Married: All of the adult couples, which include those with non-Digidestined, such as Jun. (see Official Couple below)
  • Hot Springs Episode: Chapters 222, 223, and 225
  • Lethal Chef: Mimi, which could also be interpreted as a Take That! to the real Distant Finale/"Where Are They Now?" Epilogue from the real Digimon Adventure 02.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters: See the Character Sheet.
  • Mama Bear/Papa Wolf: The Parents, of course!
  • Official Couplenote 
    • Adults
      • Davis and Noriko
      • Tai and Sora
      • Matt and Mimi
      • T.K. and Kari
      • Ken and Yolei
      • Joe and Jun
      • Izzy and Mina
      • Cody and Rosa
      • Willis and Catherine
    • Kids
      • Dai and Kara
      • Ryoko and Ami
      • Noah and Miya
      • Matty and Taniko
    • Prime Digidestined
      • Tal and Inca
      • Kenji and Mai
      • Seta and Eri
  • Oh, Crap!: When the parents find out what the kids have been up to AND when the kids find out who exactly their parents are.
    • Ken's reaction to Sam finding out that he was the Digimon Emperor.
  • Older and Wiser: All of the adults, especially Davis.
  • Our Angels Are Different: Gabrielmon, Angelicmon, Angemon, Angewomon, and Lucemon.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: Vampiramon, BlackWidowmon, Jestermon, Spritemon, and DarkAngelicmon.
  • Secret Legacy: The Digidestined decided not to tell their kids about the Digital World. Many years later, the kids are recruited to save the Digital World much like their parents were.
  • Spin-Offspring
  • Talking in Your Sleep: Sam talks to his dead uncle in a dream.
  • True Companions: The kids were raised together so they're all close friends, except for Daichi and Ryoko. Naturally, that changes.
  • 20 Minutes into the Future: Set twenty-five years after Adventure 02, or 2027 to be exact.
  • Wake Up, Go to School, Save the World: Works pretty much the same way it did in Adventure 02, except that the parents are more suspicious.
  • You Are Grounded: Daichi is grounded by his mother early in the story. However, after the Secret comes out, Noriko doesn't punish him any further.
  • You're Not My Father: Ryoko doesn't quite say this, but he implies this during the "Digidestined Meeting" after the secret's out. Thankfully, he makes up with his dad.