Fan Fic: Lightwaves
Lightwaves is a Hanna Is Not a Boy's Name Alternate Universe Fic by EmptyHeart and DigitalDreamerThe year is 20XX.After a variety of terrible plagues and wars, mankind has finally united into several city-states. One of these is the City of Varuna. Sprawling thousands of miles and surrounded by unmovable walls, the City of Varuna lives in isolation from the outside world, taught only what the government wants them to hear. People are under constant watch and surveillance under the name of protection. Technology has advanced beyond our wildest dreams. The only issue now is Undesirables. Paranormal creatures, vampires and werewolves, remnants of an ancient and dying world. These creatures are expected to register with the government and are seen as second class citizens, living in oppression so as to avoid tainting the other citizens and ruining their quality of life. These creatures are hunted down by a special section of the police force, the Ahimsa."Eli" has been an officer of the Ahimsa for ten years. In his late twenties, he suffers from insomnia and has grown indifferent to the world around him. Every day is a copy of a copy, another day spent hunting down creatures that may not even deserve it. The more dissatisfied with life he becomes, the more he begins to question— is there something more?And of course, that's when a certain redhead comes literally crashing into his life...Can be found here on DeviantArt in its entirety and here on Fanfiction.netIs now completed with a sequel, Father of Death, in the works.
Provides Examples Of:
- Arc Words: "Your city is dead."
- The Atoner: Worth:'s actions can be seen as this.
- Bookends "He was pretty sure it was Tuesday."
- Cold-Blooded Torture: Ellis attempts this on Worth, but forgets that Worth is a masochist.
- He does it earlier, with far more success, to Conrad.
- Cool Big Sis: Toni is this to most of the resistance.
- Cyborg/Ridiculously Human Robot Both Hanna and Eli.
- Darker and Edgier: Compared to its source material.
- Dead Fic: The authors confirmed, on their DeviantArt, that Father of Death would be left unfinished due to lack of inspiration. They did post several sketches of planned plot points, as well as a summary of how the rest of the fic would have gone.
- Disney Death: Oh, Hanna...
- Dr. Jerk: Worth, of course.
- Although Worth can be seen falling to Jerk with a Heart of Gold territory in regards to Hanna.
- Engineered Public Confession: How the cast gets Ellis.Veser: Smile, asshole!...You're on Candid Camera!"
- "I Know You Are in There Somewhere" Fight: Hanna versus Eli, both times. First time it's to snap Eli out of it, the second time it's Hanna's turn.
- La Résistance: Of course
- Mad Doctor: Ellis probably counts.
- Morality Pet: Hanna is this to much of the cast.
- Running Gag: Hanna coming up with increasingly-silly names for La Résistance and promptly being shot down.
- Ship Tease: Some Toni/Conrad
- Smug Snake: Ellis. Good God, Ellis.
- Team Dad: Lamont.
- Team Mom: Worth, much to his disdain.
- True Companions: The resistance
- Wham Chapter: Chapter Twenty-Two.
- What Measure Is a Non-Human?