Echoing Our Song » 'And I am not alone; I hear the rocks and stones echoing our song...' A series of 100 drabbles/short pieces based on the 'Hadestown100' prompt list. Currently ongoing.
Hadestown, T, English, chapters: 4, words: 625, favs: 1, follows: 1, 16h, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice
2 Through a Lens Orpheus watched the newsreels and read the papers like the rest, learning of Hadestown and its world of promises and power. Thanks to Hermes, he knew half-truths were sometimes more dangerous than lies. A study of the world up top and down below.
Hadestown, K+, English, Drama, words: 984, favs: 1, follows: 1, 4/25, Hades, Orpheus, Hermes
2 Pipe Dreams Before Hercules, Phil trained the failures, the also-rans, the heroes who didn't quite make the cut. These are their stories in the satyr's own words.
Hercules, T, English, Humor & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 3, 4/8, Phil
A Lonesome Road Hermes warned Orpheus that the most dangerous dog in the world was Doubt, and it wasn't an idle observation. The messenger god knew from experience.
Hadestown, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, 3/30, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Hermes
1 Involvement Hermes hadn't meant to get so involved in the couple's fate; at first, he'd even tried to take Orpheus away himself. But over many stories, many lives, he became more involved than he ever thought possible. Character study of Hermes from the earliest Hadestown incarnations to the present.
Hadestown, K+, English, Family & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 2/14, Hades, Orpheus, Eurydice, Hermes
2 Never Alone When Zagreus gets too close to actually escaping, Lord Hades, in a moment of rashness, locks his son away in the depths of Tartarus. In a solitary cell, the prince broods, alone, until his friends and family remind him he's not.
Hades, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 2, 2/10, Hades, Nyx, Zagreus
5 Into the Dark Seto Kaiba arrives in the Underworld on a mission to regain what is lost to him. The challenges are similar to those faced by heroes past, and the King of the Dead is irritatingly familiar. And, as he learns, this isn't his first time trying. Inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, and also the musical Hadestown.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Suspense, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 1/27, Pegasus C./M. Pegasus, Cyndia/Cecelia P., S. Kaiba
1 Through the Underground Hermes did his best to prepare Orpheus for the treacherous journey to Hadestown, but hearing about it and seeing it are two different things, especially once the walls close behind you. A tale of Orpheus's quest to find Eurydice during and after Wait For Me.
Hadestown, K+, English, Adventure & Suspense, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 1/9, Orpheus, Eurydice, Factory Workers
1 Fair-Weather Friends Before she met Orpheus, Eurydice was a runaway who with a motley crew of vagabonds eked out a living, hopping from train to train and town to town. But times were hard, and Eurydice learned the hard way that not everyone would make it to next summer.
Hadestown, K+, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 1/9, Eurydice, Factory Workers
7 Zagreus Versus the Terrible Redacted A curious Hypnos asks Zagreus in plain terms: Just what is that terrible Redacted that consistently kills him so often? Orpheus is also nearby, and soon Zagreus's tale of a paperwork-loving monster becomes the House's new hit song—much to the consternation of its Lord and Master. Contains final boss and endgame spoilers.
Hades, K+, English, Humor & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 18, follows: 4, 1/5, Hades, Hypnos, Orpheus, Zagreus
1 Double Shift Persephone gets sick up top the summer after Orpheus changed everything, and an extremely worried Hades heads to Demeter's abode to help her get well. Meanwhile, in Hadestown, a tall worker named Zagreus is handed the proverbial keys to the kingdom and must fill in for his boss until he gets back.
Hadestown, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/28/2020, Hades, Persephone, Eurydice, Factory Workers
2 Eye for an Eye The problem with walking out of the Underworld was that, despite Orpheus's best efforts, it stayed with him. Hades considers this a fair trade.
Hadestown, K+, English, Supernatural & Drama, words: 618, favs: 4, follows: 3, 12/24/2020, Hades, Orpheus
1 Let Sleeping Gods Lie An exhausted, cranky Zagreus is finally able to get some much-needed shut-eye, but a cutting comment from earlier plus an idle quill pen is too much mischief for Hypnos to handle. As his next escape attempt begins, a question slowly forms in Zagreus's mind-why is everyone staring at him like that? Based on a Tumblr comic by dead-outside.
Hades, K+, English, Humor & Suspense, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, 12/21/2020, Hades, Hypnos, Theseus, Zagreus
1 Vintage Persephone's speakeasy housed premium vintages of the world up top, of summer sunshine and autumn winds, of the moon and stars above and the fertile soil below. But the ones sealed in the back, never opened, contained her memories of better times.
Hadestown, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, 12/19/2020, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice
That Town'll Try to Suck You Dry Orpheus wasn't the first to enter Hadestown while living, but he was the first to walk out again.
Hadestown, T, English, Horror & Angst, words: 831, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/13/2020, Hades, Factory Workers
1 Lyre, Liar The Lord of the Underworld keeps a lyre in his vault, and the Lady a red carnation in her hair. Or, the 'Hades is Orpheus but older' meme taken literally.
Hadestown, K+, English, Angst & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/8/2020, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice
The Thing with Feathers Hope is the thing with feathers, so they say, and insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. To Hermes, they are one and the same.
Hadestown, K+, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 652, 12/3/2020, Hermes, The Fates
Lady Lovelylocks and the Enchanted Island When Lady Lovelylocks discovers a map to the Enchanted Island and a mermaid maiden in need of help, she, Maiden Fairhair, and Maiden Curlycrown are delighted to make new friends in Maidens Goldenwaves and Mistycurls. Unfortunately, the jealous Duchess Ravenwaves isn't far behind, with a plan to finally obtain Lady's hair. Can friends old and new save the day?
Lady Lovelylocks and the Pixietails, K+, English, Friendship & Adventure, words: 7k+, 11/10/2020
4 Dangerous Game The Prince has been captured by the Mages without a fight, and is set for execution the following day. Priest Seto is disappointed, until he realizes the long, dangerous game his rival has planned. Forbidden Memories AU.
Yu-Gi-Oh, K+, English, Drama & Suspense, words: 847, 11/9/2020, Atem, Heishin/Slysheen, Set
2 Heart's Desire When Cinderella learns that she is unable to have children, it seems her dreams of a royal family are shattered. But when she learns the kingdom's children are in dire need of help and love, her heart's desire may not be lost after all. Post-Cinderella 2 and 3.
Cinderella, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, 11/2/2020, Cinderella, King, Prince Charming