Once again, the thing I’ve written is too short to make a proper post of it, so I suppose you lot get it instead. I think I’ll make a habit of posting my shorter stuff up on tumblr now: I often write short drabbles like this but because they’re not very long I feel embarrassed putting them up on the lj community. The more informal format here makes it less embarrassing, somehow.
Anyway. This was written with the prompt ‘Varric’s first story’ from the lj community sloshing about in my head. I have a lot of Feelings about Varric as a character, and about his stories and the world he constructs, and his role with Hawke’s own story. The title is a reference to Waterland by Graham Swift, one of my favourite novels, that’s also about stories and narratives and repetition. Hopefully that goes a little way towards explaining where this came from.
Title: About Stories
Summary: Once there was a younger son.
Read this, guys. It’s fantastic.