TITLE: Sins of Omission
RATING: NC-17 for sex and violence and language
WARNINGS: noncon (in later chapters), torture, abuse, violence, canonical character death.
SUMMARY: A post-civil war/pre-secret invasion AU where Steve is dead, Tony's a mess, and everything sucks. Tony deals poorly with Steve's death and the invasion is imminent.
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CHAPTER 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
CHAPTER THREE: Ghost in the Machine
Namor floats, infuriatingly silent, while Tony gapes. Extremis can’t tell him anything beyond the fact that the thing lying in that casket is not Steve Rogers. It’s an LMD, one of the recent models that Fury was so fond of.
“How long have you known about this?” Tony says.
“Not long enough,” Namor says. “Find him. You owe him that much.”
He swims away.
Tony remembers why he can’t stand Namor. ( Read more... )