Hands of Creation is a Pokemon Mystery Dungeon fanfiction by Namohysip that follows a Charmander named Owen who has been lied to his whole life, as he discovers who and what he is and comes to terms with his past. Along the way meets new friends who seem oddly familiar, becomes a Grass-type, and becomes tied up in a struggle that has been going on behind the scenes for centuries. Features a large but memorable cast of characters each with their own personalities and quirks. Can be read here or here.
This fanfiction provides examples of:
- Aerith and Bob: Characters with names like Owen, Alex, and James exist alongside Anam, Gahi, and Amia.
- Artificial Pokemon: The mutant Pokemon encountered near the beginning of the story, as well as Team Alloy and their replacements.
- All Just a Dream: Subverted; Owen's "dream" at the start of chapter 1 actually happened.
- All Your Powers Combined: The purpose of the Alloy is combine Owen's Perception and tactical abilities, Gahi's speed, Dimitri's raw power, and Mispy's healing abilities into one entity.
- Cast of Snowflakes: Hands of Creation has quite a large cast, but does a good job of making each character unique and memorable.
- Elemental Powers: A given since this is a Pokemon story, but taken even further with the Guardians and their spirits, which can have unusual typing.
- Fiery Stoic: Amia, the Fire Guardian, is tender, caring, and overly apologetic. Much of this has rubbed off on her adoptive son, Owen. Completely averted when she encounters Eon.
- Really 700 Years Old: Virtually the entire main cast consists of spirits, Guardians, and Hunters, all of which are immortal. The members of Team Alloy have been around for centuries.
- Replacement Goldfish: Eon cares so deeply about Owen that he creates a replica of him in the form of Har.