PEOPLE SEEMED MILDLY INTERESTED IN ME N @cageyblue‘S ROYALSTUCK AU SO… HERES THE DAVEKAT PLOT
I’ve always kinda wanted to see a Prince Dave au where he’s actually fucking miserable because growing up in a royal family means your every thought is tightly controlled and any step outside of your projected image could destroy your whole family
Karkat’s a low class someone or other, had a shitty poor kid life (especially if he’s an albino, poor kid), maybe sees dave in one of his attempts at running away?
They fuckin hate eachother but in a fun way, Dave’s never had real friends and Karkat likes the novelty of someone too proper to insult him to his face
Dave gets caught because he’s a fucking prince and everyone can tell, duh
Maybe the reason he tried to run away (this time at least) is because he’s gonna be forced to marry? Maybe because the king just died and he’s old enough that he’s supposed to be in charge? Or maybe he’s just fucking frustrated with his life
Either way Karkat thinks “okie doke never see that guy again”
But dave runs away again and finds Karkat (probably at a bar or something) & begs for his help
Basically “here’s a bunch of jewelry and money and shit I don’t care what it takes please just get me far away from here”
Way too trusting, because he’s used to political betrayal but he’s never considered that someone would lie for money
Karkat reeeeeally considers just ditching this dumb kid somewhere but like, companionship
And this proceeds gay adventures?
It’d be pretty dope if at one point Karkat had to pretend to be some foreign noble to get passage on a ship or through a city surrounded by forest or something, and dave had to coach him while also figuring out how to pretend he’s just a servant and not mouth off every thirty seconds
Oh man, if the reason he ran way was because he was supposed to be king tho… imagine the internal struggle of watching his kingdom fall to pieces as some corrupt asshole took over and ruined everything
Hmm, probably after he goes on a lotta soul searching adventures that help him mature into the kind of person that’s capable of ruling a kingdom. Eventually he’d go back and take over his rightful place, and he’s a good boy so the kingdom would eventually recover and he’d be much beloved
KARKAT AND DAVE FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE (IF YOU THINK THIS IS COOL THERES 10 MORE PAGED OF STUFF SO PLEASE ASK QUESTIONS)