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What if it were suddenly in their contract, as fictional characters, for Roy and Ed to be lovers? And what would happen next? Contains silly meta and egregious deus ex machina. Exceedingly Divergent Future.


Roy and Ed find out about the new contract. Porn With Insights and Occasional Purple, I-4.

As the Colonel’s head bent toward him, Ed shoved him off to arm’s length. “You can’t do that! This is a shounen series!” he hissed.

This Time

And after the first time, what happens next? Porn With Insights, I-4.

This time Roy had to track Edward down to his own rooms. He knocked politely on Edward’s door and heard a growl that might have been an invitation to enter, supposing the occupant were a bear disturbed during hibernation.


Ed gets answers and questions about Roy’s motives. Drama, I-3.

Edward Elric spent a good deal of his time in libraries, and when his research was going well he rather liked them. Libraries were quiet places where the information you were looking for held still and waited for you to come get it.

Of course, when research was not going well, that became a source of frustration.


Something about those gloves… Porn Without Plot, mildly kinky, I-4.

Ed rested his head on Roy’s shoulder, trying to gather his senses. But they were all concentrated elsewhere. That rough texture made the lightest touch terribly present, and roused every nerve like a spark that kept flaring.

The Upper Hand

Roy muses about his personnel management techniques. Drama, I-2.

It entertained Roy to no end that he could stop one of Edward’s tempers simply by thanking him.


Ed in a temper, Roy feeling generous. Porn With Purple Insights, I-3.

Ed had his suspicions about any offer Roy Mustang made that sounded like what he wanted. There had to be a catch.


In the National Library. Porn With Insights, I-4.

Ed was shocked. Roy never got like this in public. And now here they were in the National Library.


Ed finds things out about Roy’s plans, Roy gets a surprise. Plot With Porn, I-4.

Edward’s voice was low and clear. “We’re off script. You know that. Forget the excuses.” He unfolded himself to kneel upright, took Roy’s face between his hands, kissed him.


A pleasant end to a trying day. Porn Without Plot, I-4.

“Next time Hawkeye asks me to go with you for a routine inspection because she’s busy and you know what he’s like, Edward-kun, remind me of this,” he grumbled.


Roy considers some of the difficulties of his relationship with Ed. Light Purple Drama, I-3.

He knew that it was not a good idea to relax, and still couldn’t seem to stop himself.


When it comes down to action everyone has to find a way to handle the stress. Plot With Porn, I-4.

“If you die doing this, the way you think you’re going to,” Ed growled, lifting Roy’s chin until they were eye to eye, “I swear I’ll bind your soul to your damn desk, and you’ll spend the rest of eternity buried in paperwork.”