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Fan Fic / Gutters

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"And the world keeps turning"

Gutters is an Axis Powers Hetalia fanfiction written by glassamilk.

The fic revolves around Sealand and his uncle, Denmark, trying to survive the "Calamity" and find their way back to their family.

Gutters contains examples of:

  • Adult Fear: Sealand has this when he sees a body that looks similar to Denmark
  • After the End: Takes place after the "Calamity" happened.
  • Fighting Your Friend: Denmark and Netherlands
  • From Bad to Worse: Sealand and Denmark are getting chased by an angry mob with guns and when they finally reach Poland, the boat can only take one person.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Denmark orders Poland to take Sealand to Sweden, even though the boat could only hold one person.
  • Let Them Die Happy: Even though every besides Sealand knew Denmark was dying, they kept it a secret so that they could spend their last moments with him happily.
  • The Mole: Netherlands.
  • The Mourning After: After Denmark dies, Norway tells Sealand that even though Denmark is dead, he still loves him. "Just because someone is gone, that doesn't make you love them any less."
  • Moving the Goalposts: When Netherlands gives the man Sealand, the man tells him to then shoot Denmark, causing Netherlands to say, "that wasn't part of the deal." The man replies, "it is now."
  • Not So Different: Netherlands tells Denmark that, when he's about to shoot him to save Belgium, that Denmark would of done the same to save one of his family members.
  • Obi-Wan Moment: Before Denmark dies, he assures Sealand that he won't die and ushers him to go to sleep.
  • Parental Substitute: Denmark to Sealand.
  • We Used to Be Friends - Denmark and Netherlands.
  • You Didn't Ask - Poland about the boat.

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