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(4751 words) by elizabeth_rice
Fandom: Teen Wolf (TV)
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Author Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Allison Argent/Lydia Martin/Erica Reyes
Characters: Allison Argent, Chris Argent, Victoria Argent, Kate Argent, Gerard Argent, Derek Hale, Stiles Stilinski, Erica Reyes, Lydia Martin, Marin Morrell, Danny Mahealani
Additional Tags: Challenge Response, Drama, Short, Alternate Universe, Alternate Universe - Fusion, Canon - TV, Community: female_fest
Allison Argent and Danny Mahealani are caught by the police. Allison is offered a deal: find the person who killed Talia Hale and her family in exchange for a lighter sentence. Allison has two choices: save her friends or her family.Notes
: Based on prompt: Teen Wolf, Allison Argent/Erica Reyes/Lydia Martin, renegade criminals. To the mod and Lunarwolfik: I'm really sorry this story took so long.
This is actually version 2 of my original fill. The ending of version 1 was giving me problems. I would have finished my fill on time (I was writing on schedule) if it hadn't been for the resolution. If you're curious, version 1 was inspired by Allison's line "Now let's hit a few banks" in 2x04. :)
Anyway, version 2 is inspired by my ladiesbingo card, the "freestyle crossover" square. This story is sort of a freestyle crossover/fusion between a BL manga published in the 1970s called "From Eroica With Love" and Teen Wolf (2011). Lydia Martin plays the role of Red Gloria, codename Eroica, who is a gay English nobleman and secret art thief. But this is where the similarities end.
Backstory/world-building: Lydia Martin is a rich socialite who becomes an art thief simply because she's bored. She starts her business with her college sweetheart, Allison Argent. Danny Mahealani is a hacker who works for Lydia and Jennifer Blake is sort of their agent. Jennifer's girlfriend, Marin Morrell, is a famous defense lawyer for crime bosses, etc. The Argent family is an organised crime family and former werewolf hunters. Werewolves are known and have won equal rights but there is still discrimination against them. Talia Hale was responsible for their acceptance by society. She was assassinated, it is unknown by whom though the Argents were suspected, along with her husband and two children. Cora and Derek Hale escaped the fire.
Version 1 was about Allison, Lydia and Erica, but version 2 ended up becoming Allison's story, I have no idea how. My personal feelings on the story: version 2 is very rushed (less than 1 week: from idea to final draft) and I'm worried that it is the kind of story where the summary/notes is more interesting than the actual story. If this story is really bad, I apologise in advance, especially to Lunarwolfik. Your prompt is amazing and I really wanted to do it justice. I hope you enjoy it. *hides*
Edit: Forgot to mention this, the way the Hale house fire was set is nearly identical to how it happened in canon except for one big difference: Kate didn't use Derek to set the fire. In fact they haven't even met each other before in this story as the house fire happened maybe a year or so ago and Derek is around 30 years old.( Family )