477Compassion, and the Lack Thereof » It is a commonly known fact that those who suffer abuse often become those who abuse. Abused children become child abusers, and the bullied become bullies. It takes a special kind of hero to lift people out of that cycle, and Izuku was, uplifted by All Might. But what if he hadn't been? Abandoned by all but one, Izuku saved himself, but at the bloody cost of maintaining the cycle.
My Hero Academia/僕のヒーローアカデミア, M, English, Crime & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 204k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/20 published: 3/9/2019, [Izuku M., Himiko Toga]
12 The Turtleduck Pond » Zuko has wandered the sea for almost six years now; six years spent searching for the Avatar, and six years spent empty handed. Ba Sing Se has fallen, Sozin's Comet has come and passed, and the world has passed him by. After years of searching, though, his quest for the Avatar has finally come to an end. The reason for this, however, was not one he expected. (Up for adoption)
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 27k+, favs: 19, follows: 26, updated: 12/28/2018 published: 11/29/2018, Zuko, Iroh, OC