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One Piece: Parallel Works is a 2011 One Piece fanfic by Oxenstierna D. Yuki-Rin. As of April or May of 2011, the original fourteen chapters were taken down, and a noticeable re-write begun.The story is set two years after the Whitebeard War. Even though the Capricorn Pirates have been sailing since before the story began, the story begins when the captain of the Capricorn Pirates, Yuki-Rin, finds a wandering boy named Kazuma Miyafuji on the side of the road. She takes him into the crew, which is the catalyst for this fic.Currently, this story is on the Vampire Princess Lavinia Arc, where the Capricorns deal with vampires during Carnival celebrations. This fanfic contains examples of:
Arranged Marriage: Yuki-Rin found herself in one with Roscoe. Fortunately, Kazuma defeats Roscoe and Yuki-Rin stays with her crew. A much major one is Aki's, which serves as a Chekhov's Gun later on.
Mood Whiplash: Chapter 56. It starts off as a light-hearted chapter where we meet supporting characters of the Capricorns, and then it gets worse when it's revealed what Prince Pollux is doing to the island and that Cho Inaba wants the Capricorns to murder him.
Oireland: Molly came from an Oireland-type island.
Pressure Point: Yuki-Rin uses one to defeat Kuro in the Appenzell Island Arc.
Rape as Backstory: Happened to Cho Inaba when she came to Prince Pollux for food ten years before the Prince's Rebellion Arc.
Rescue Arc: The Ghost Ship Arc, the Baba Yaga Arc, and, now, the Noblesse Oblige Arc.
Shout-Out: During the Tequila Wolf Arc, when the residents of Tequila Wolf are about to face the Tenryuubito, Molly says, "Let's go out there and raise what's left of the island's flag!" This line is a refrence to the Flogging Molly song "What's Left of the Flag", which has a line that goes "Wipe that golden tear from your mother, dear, and raise what's left of the flag from me."
Three out of the four Sarutobi family members on Yuki-Rin's crew. Holden is named after Holden Caufield and Heathcliffe and Isabella are named after Wuthering Heights characters.
In the omake at the end of chapter fourteen, Roscoe mentions that he could go for some chicken or waffles, which refrences Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles in L.A.
Chapter thirty's title is " Exit Shikari", a reference to the band Enter Shikari.
Sleep Cute: Aki and the Sarutobi siblings at the end of chapter 20.
Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism: Between the Capricorn Pirates and the Stockholm Syndrome Pirates. The Stockholm Syndromes are on the cynicism side, given their Uncanny Valley attitude they give off and the fact that all of them are Stepford Smilers. The Capricorns, on the other side of the coin, are on the idealistic side, because they're True Companions who are all about having epic adventures and making their dreams come true.
Star-Crossed Lovers: Aki and Heathcliffe started off as star-crossed lovers. Aki was faced with the possibility of an Arranged Marriage twice in the fanfic by her own aunt and father. While Heathcliffe's parents kicked him out of their house, it's implied that Heathcliffe would also be in an Arranged Marriage if his parents didn't kick him out of his house.
As of the latest chapter, Soren and Teru are well on their way to becoming this, even though they're married.