Title: Burning All the Bridges
Series: Come Hell or High Water
Fandom: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood/manga
Pairings: Gracia Hughes/Maes Hughes/Roy Mustang
Warnings: Pirate AU, polyamory, canon-typical violence, mind control, character death, angst, loss, Ed's potty mouth
Summary: The shadows of the military were far more terrifying than any of them could have guessed, and Team Mustang is forced to run for their lives, and the lives of those they hold most dear.
Disclaim Her: This story is based on characters and situations created and owned by Arakawa Hiromu and various publishers. No money is being made and no copyright or trademark infringement is intended.
A/N: For day 2 of the FMA Polyship Week on tumblr. This day's prompts included the theme of Battle, imagine your polyship on the run, and the dialogue prompt "This is one fight I'm not getting involved in." Which resulted in this foolery.
I did warn you people to watch out for more of this stupid AU, dammit.
Kudos to Guest+Princess on AO3, who was the one to suggest the series title. I put it up on twitter and tumblr for people to vote between my idea and this one, and this is the one that most people seemed to like. (It's growing on me, tbh.)
This sort of explains why Team Mustang are stuck playing pirates, because backstory is...something. Also, I accidentally headcanoned Gracia/Maes/Roy while I was working on Sun Over the Yardarm, and this IS Polyship Week, so...
*coughs and pointedly throws the canon timeline out the window* I'm going to hate myself later for doing that, because I'm spastic about my calendars, but some character backstories are just different enough to fuck with it anyway, so... (Why do I do this shit to myself? *glowers at muse*)
I blame the fucking US election for how late this is. Pre-election stress and post-election depression conspired. The fact that this fic ends with Team Mustang running away from the bad guys because there's no way for them to win doesn't help. :/
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Sun Over the Yardarm