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One of Us, But Never You is an AU Glee fanfic by Sparky Young Upstart. Set in the world of The Wicked + The Divine, this is an AU where the Glee Club is disbanded, Rachel's still on FunnyGirl and the Gods have returned. Rachel is at first sceptical, but when Kurt becomes Bragi and Mercedes becomes Chang'e, Rachel decides to look into this whole God business a bit more.

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  • Alternate Universe Fic: Along with being set in the world of The Wicked + The Divine, Rachel has started Funny Girl, Kurt and Blaine are still together and the Glee Club is disbanded.
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  • Blessed with Suck: You get godly powers, live like a rock star and world fame, but you die in two years.
  • Cast Full of Gay: This is a Glee fic set in the Wicked and Divine 'verse, this was going to happen.
  • Crossover Cosmology:
    • Abrahamic Mythology: Gabriel has shown up, though it hasn't yet been revealed who he was beforehand.
    • Chinese Mythology: Mercedes is Chang'e, the goddess of the moon, who is followed around by an ever-growing herd of jade rabbits.
    • Classical Mythology: Ananke is the leader of the Pantheon, and the only character from the original comic.
    • Norse Mythology: Kurt is turned into Bragi, the skaldic god of poets.
    • Slavic Mythology: Tina is Zorja Utrennjaja, the Slavic goddess of the Morning Star and said to be the wife of Perun.
  • It's All About Me: Rachel. While she is legitimately concerned for her friend's well-being, she frames it all in terms of "how will this make me feel?"
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  • Moon Rabbit: Chang'e is followed by an ever-growing herd of them.
  • Orphean Rescue: Rachel plans on using a death god to bring Finn back.

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