therobotmuse: (Default)
Friday, April 5th, 2013 11:35 am
Title: Lethewards
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Total word count: 64,294
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are general warnings. Please see each chapter individually as there will be chapter-specific warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, suicide, institutionalization, and self-harm. Blood, swearing, depictions of characters that have ceased to be, canon character death (Including Steve, though not for long. Carol is still alive however), slash. It's a long list and I apologize if I've missed any, please ask me to add anything you spot.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
General Summary: The guilt of his choices is weighing heavily on Tony and when the Extremis reemerges, it drives him to the point of madness. He struggles to come to terms with his guilt and rebuild his life.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.

Background information and changes from canon )

Chapter Listings )
therobotmuse: (How not to wake Maria)
Sunday, September 6th, 2009 12:58 pm
Title: Lethewards: Wants and Needs
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 10,080
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Talk and depiction of mental illness, seizures, talk of animal deaths
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Steve wants to be a part of Tony's life still and Tony reluctantly lets him
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments.
From this point on, Lethewards will be continuing as less of coherent chapters and more of a series of short stories tied together.
Previous Parts: Found here


I'm a mess, Steve. )
therobotmuse: (What in blazes?)
Sunday, August 16th, 2009 09:18 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Five: Tony and Victor's Body-Snatching Extravaganza part II
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 4305
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Talk and depiction of mental illness, seizures, self-harm, violence,
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's made a deal with Doom.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments.
Lethewards is done! Long Live Lethewards! Please see note at the end of the part.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II part III part IV part V Chapter Four Chapter Five part I


That was a stupid deal. )
therobotmuse: (Maria crazy hands)
Tuesday, August 11th, 2009 12:41 pm
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Five: Tony and Victor's Body-Snatching Extravaganza
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 3707
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Talk and depiction of mental illness, violence
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters, save Tomas McHale, and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's made a deal with Doom.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
I wish I had come up with a title for this chapter more in-line with the other chapters, but this one stuck.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II part III part IV part V Chapter Four


Steve desperately hoped everyday would not be like this. )
therobotmuse: (keep your head down)
Sunday, August 9th, 2009 11:38 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Four: New World Order
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 3910
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Talk of mental illness, violence, not entirely accurate depiction of Congressional hearings
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: The registration act is up for review and the super-human community comes together.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
Believe it or not, we're nearly done, only two or three more parts after this to complete the first 'book' of Lethewards.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II part III part IV part V


What do they want you to talk about? )
therobotmuse: (Oh Henry)
Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 10:23 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Three: Wayfaring Stranger part V
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 4970
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's house arrest let's him reconnect with friends he hasn't seen in months.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
Finally, the last part of Chapter Three, and one where Tony and Steve finally get to sit down and talk.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II part III part IV

One day at a time. )
therobotmuse: (Pepper)
Sunday, August 2nd, 2009 10:11 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Three: Wayfaring Stranger part IV
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 8400
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, talk of suicide and self-harm, violence, depiction of institutionalization.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters, save Tomas McHale, and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's stay in 42
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II part III

Aren't we supposed to talk about my mother? )
therobotmuse: (Frienimies)
Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 09:28 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Three: Wayfaring Stranger part III
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 5689
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness and suicide, blood, graphic images, depiction of institutionalization.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's side of the events in Chapter One
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
As promised, a longer part. Thanks everyone who's kept with me.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I part II

It's...it's a bad one. )
therobotmuse: (Default)
Sunday, July 26th, 2009 12:22 pm
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Three: Wayfaring Stranger part II
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 1221
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, implied hallucinated non-con
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony recounts the beginnings of his downward spiral
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday.
Sorry this part is so short, but there was a warning on this one that I didn't want to carry over to the whole chunk. Tuesday's part is long, I promise.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II Chapter Three part I

Did seeing your dead loved ones count as problems with vision and hearing? )
therobotmuse: (Pepper)
Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 08:48 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Three: Wayfaring Stranger part I
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 3051
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, talk of suicide, blood, graphic images.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony recounts the beginnings of his downward spiral
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. New parts Sunday and Tuesday. This part and the previous one are probably my favorite in the whole fic.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I part II

Were you aware of what was happening to you? )
therobotmuse: (Oh Henry)
Monday, July 20th, 2009 10:53 am
Title Five Days; Still Breathing
Author [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and [personal profile] therobotmuse
Rating R
Fandom Marvel - 616
Pairing? Henry Hellrung/Tony Stark subtext
Word Count 3160
Genre Angst
Warnings Depictions of withdrawal
Disclaimer I own none of these characters
Summary Tony finally realizes he needs to sober up and returns to an old friend for help.
Thanks Thanks to our beta [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai

I'm... I've got to get sober... )
therobotmuse: (Maria crazy hands)
Sunday, July 19th, 2009 01:32 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Two: Undoing part II
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 4678
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, attempted suicide, blood.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
Part Summary: Tony's found, but doesn't want to be.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
As always, thank you for all the kind comments. I've settled on the posting schedule of Tuesday and Sunday.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two part I

Awesome, if slightly terrifying. )
therobotmuse: (keep your head down)
Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 09:58 am
Title: Lethewards: Chapter Two: Undoing part I
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 5533
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness, blood.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
General Summary: Steve comes back very different and does his best to adjust to the changed world and Rhodey gets a lead on Tony's location.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
Again, thank you for all the kind comments. I've settled on the posting schedule of Tuesday and Sunday.
Previous Parts: Prologue Chapter One

He just...stared at the floor the entire time. )
therobotmuse: (Running running)
Friday, July 10th, 2009 02:34 pm
Title: Lethewards: Chapter One: Autophobia
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 7963
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Depiction and talk of mental illness and attempted suicide, at this point, character canon deaths stand.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
General Summary: Tony's in the middle of a breakdown and gets support for an unexpected place.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.
Thank you so much to everyone who commented on the last part. I'm going to be posting twice a week for sure, but haven't got any set days, because I'm indecisive like that. Thanks again :)
Previous Parts: Prologue

This shouldn't have happened. )
therobotmuse: (Default)
Monday, July 6th, 2009 04:08 pm
Title: Lethewards: Prologue
Rating: R
Fandom: Marvel - 616
Pairings: Primarily pre-slash Steve/Tony, but with several platonic relationships, as well as references to past relationships and a few minor relationships
Part word count: 527
Genre: Drama, angst, hurt/comfort, character study
Warnings: These are warnings just this part, seeing as they may change from part to part. Please see this post for overall fic warnings Talk of mental illness and attempted suicide, at this point, character canon deaths stand.
Disclaimer: I own none of these characters and make no profit from them
General Summary: The guilt of his choices is weighing heavily on Tony and when the Extremis reemerges, it drives him to the point of madness. He struggles to come to terms with his guilt and rebuild his life.
Thanks: My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and being absolutely fantastic. [personal profile] jazzypom and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for their adivce and beta work, as well as cheer leading. And last but not least, [livejournal.com profile] oddwildflowers for being an amazing cheerleader.
Author's note: Please, please, please see this post for a list of overall fic warnings and for background information/changes from canon.

Peter's stomach twisted. )
therobotmuse: (auto-lobatomy suicide machine!)
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 10:27 am
Title Shades Cast No Shadows
Rating R
Fandom Marvel
Pairing? None specifically, though I'm sure you can find subtext
Word Count 4235
Genre Angst
Warnings Fairly minor spoilers for IM: World's Most Wanted, character death
Disclaimer I own none of these characters
Summary Steve's back. Tony's missing and the only one who knows were
Author's Note Prompted by [personal profile] dorky as "Maria and Cap's Crazy Adventure." I think it was supposed to be light and fun, but being me, I turned it into something not.
Thanks My beta [personal profile] autolobotomysuicide and [livejournal.com profile] pandanoai for helping me out.

Of all people, it had to be Maria Hill )