War Without End by lyrainthedark is a Death Note AU. Erased from death, returned to his former existence, Light's life is once again in Ryuk's hands...but for how long? Is the world ready for the second coming of its new God? A bargain - a bet...and anything can happen.
Ryuk is bored again, so he brings Light back to life with the death eraser, Light goes public as Kira to claim his kingdom. Kira has the will of the people, what could possibly stop us now!
War Without End provides examples of:
- Applied Phlebotinum: The Death Eraser.
- Back from the Dead: Light.
- Big Entrance: when Kira publically addresses his followers.
- Came Back Wrong: though Light would never admit it he is seeking comfort in Misa— something that would have been Out of Character for him to do before.
- Continuation Fic: It begins where the story of Death Note left off.
- Dark Messiah: Kira
- For the Evulz: Ryuk brings Light Back from the Dead because he was bored.
- Glad-to-Be-Alive Sex: Light finally gives Misa some attention.
- God-Emperor: Light
- Het: It's Light x Misa as a serious ship.
- High Priestess: Light makes Misa the High Priestess in the Church of Kira.
- Not Quite Flight: Light bribes Ryuk with apples to fly him in so that he will appear to be flying to his followers.
- Psychic-Assisted Suicide: Near is written to suicide.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Naturally, Kira goes after everyone who had a hand in his death.
- Religion of Evil: The Kira worshippers.
- Sudden Sequel Death Syndrome: Near and the Taskforce.
- Unholy Matrimony: Light and Misa
- Villain with Good Publicity: Kira