|Bless the Beasts and Children|
How the Elric brothers’ journey might have ended before it ever really began.
|Change of Plans|
Things don’t go as planned—differently—when the Elrics set out to raise their mother.
Equivalent Exchange is measured in more than alchemy.
Edward’s mother makes a deathbed confession that shakes his entire world.
Winry resolves to find out why Ed and Al are acting even more strangely than usual.
|Quality of Life|
A terrible secret from their childhood throws the Elrics’ entire quest into doubt.
In which the Elrics’ battle with Wrath leads to darker, more life-changing results. (Also see the longform continuation of this story, Reawakening.)
The Elric brothers’ stepfather-to-be has his work cut out with Ed.
Hughes finds something unexpected at the scene of the Rockbells’ execution.