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Broken Facades (pt 2) by Arysthae-niru is a Death Note AU where Light encounters Misa when he's 16 right after Misa lost her family.

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Broken Facades provides examples of:

  • Alternate Universe Fic
  • Anger Born of Worry: Light gets angry when he learns that Misa made the eye deal.
  • Ascended Extra: Sayu becomes a major character.
  • Break the Cutie: Misa, pre-story.
  • Crash-Into Hello: Light and Misa
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  • Cry into Chest: Misa when she first meets Light.
  • Dark Messiah: Light/Kira
  • Declaration of Protection: Light promises his father he will look after Misa.
  • Demoted to Extra: Rem has no reason to complain now because Light/Kira has already vowed to protect Misa. L isn't seen very often either.
  • Fake-Out Make-Out: Misa and Light do this when Sayu bursts into Light’s room while they were discussing Kira business.
  • For Want of a Nail: Because Light met Misa before she became the Second Kira he actually likes her now instead of seeing her as criminal scum.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: though she doesn't say anything Light gets the feeling that Rem doesn't like him very much.
  • Het: It's Light/Misa
  • Hysterical Woman: Misa comes off this way to Light when he first meets her.
  • Innocent Cohabitation: When Misa comes to live at the Yagami house.
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  • It's Personal: After discovering the Death Note works, the man who killed Misa's family is among Kira's first victims.
  • Like Brother and Sister: Light cautions Misa that he's not exactly in love with her but he cares for her like a sister.
  • Loves My Alter Ego: Misa likes Light but she worships Kira.
  • Morality Pet: Misa and Sayu for Light.
  • Older Than They Look: Lampshaded when Light reflects on how he is so much more mature than Misa who is two years older than he is.
  • Orphan's Ordeal: Misa
  • Outlaw Couple: Light and Misa.
  • Poor Communication Kills: At first Light can't tell Misa how he really feels about Kira because he's under surveillance by L.
  • Secret Identity:
    Misa: Kira.
    Light: What about him? Do you want stats or something?
    Misa: You're Kira. I can't believe it.
    Light: Don't be ridiculous Misa. Whatever are you on about?
    Misa: You're Kira because this notebook fell on the Earth for you as well.
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  • Strange Minds Think Alike: To his surprise Light discovers that he and Misa share similar opinions about the state of the world and the justice system.
  • Third-Person Person: Misa's manager encourages her to speak like this.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Misa
  • True Companions: Misa to the Yagami family.
  • Undercover as Lovers: Light and Misa both agree that the best way to throw off suspicion would be to "pretend" that they're dating.
  • Undying Loyalty: Misa to Kira.
  • What Were You Thinking?: Light demands to know this when he learns Misa traded away half her lifespan for Shinigami eyes.
  • Witness Protection: after Misa gives her testimony Souichiro brings Misa home with him to live with them for a while in order to protect her from the dangerous criminal that murdered her family that's still on the streets.


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