Spira Mirabilis by Nilah Dante is a Death Note For Want of a Nail AU. Sayu, worried about her brother, decides to sneak into his room to steal his diary, triggering the explosion that causes her death and Lights serious injury. With a scar and no memories of the Death Note, how will Yagami Light's life unfold?
Spira Mirabilis provides examples of:
- The Atoner: Light
- Dead Fic: sadly.
- Detective Drama: Light and L are working together to hunt down a serial arsonist.
- For Want of a Nail
- Foreign Language Title: in Latin.
- Irony: Light is rescued by Raye Penber.
- Mark of Shame: Light was scarred in the explosion.
- Odd Couple: Light and L
- Pyromaniac: Light and L's foe.
- Reality Ensues: As demonstrated in this fic Light's desk trap is not a good idea and the way he has it set up it would blow up even quicker in real life. (By quicker we mean immediately. Gasoline melts plastic).
- Slash Fic: the author was planning on making it L x Light in later chapters.
- Stuff Blowing Up: The Yagami house when Light's desk trap goes off.