“At least it’s a nice house…” Grell mumbled to herself as she arrived at the large home. She kept reminding herself that she was here for the good of her father and it wouldn’t be for forever. Hopefully.
She walked up the sidewalk slowly, trying to make her freedom last for as long as possible. Once the redhead finally arrived at the front door, she knocked meekly. “Hello?”
The Queen Gang and the Merlyn Mafia run Starling City without respite, unopposed by the weak police and powerful through fear and money. No one dares rise up to fight and they’re left in ‘peace’. Until Robert Queen is murdered by Malcolm Merlyn and Tommy Merlyn accidentally killed in the process.
As Merlyn lusts for full control over the City, Oliver decides to gain revenge and avenge his father’s death by gathering his best men and forming a strike-back gang. Consisting of Diggle - the ex-soldier, 'Speedy’ - the beautiful con artist and Roy - the muscle, Merlyn’s every further advance is defeated.
Full-out war brews between the Queens and Merlyns and just before Starling will face ultimate destruction, Oliver meets Felicity Smoak, brilliant genius and call-girl of Malcolm. As he falls for her, will all of their efforts become even more so damned or will she remind them of what they need to fight for?
Seno set down the tea and biscotti, placing the cups and spoons just so as he’d done so many times before out of habit. He sat down across from Harpo, who though often usually seemed very ‘in control’ so to speak, looked a little like a wreak.
Seno poured tea for the two of them; just the two of them since their mistresses were off doing who knows what- and pushed a cup toward harpo. “Drink. You look like you need to relax.”
Guns Don't Kill People. The Mobs Do || Mob AU || Inari-Okama
Cj made her way down the street, eyes forward, an emotionless look on her face that warned everyone not to mess with her. The glint in her black eyes was a dangerous one an the silver circles laced throughout held a malicious purpose. Being the daughter of the most infamous Mob in Night Vale, she didn’t have a reason to fear anything. When she said Jump, nobody even questioned how high. They would already know or they wouldn’t be able to jump again. She didn’t try to flaunt herself off though, knowing that there was more than likely, another mob coming for her. But she would know if they had gotten in. Words spread fast. Especially when you owned the radio station.
The Crystal Gems-
A gang under the late (or rather, “missing”) Rose Quartz, a mob boss well known for her courtesy. Currently resides in the lofts above and catacombs below the Beach City Club in New York.
Garnet- the group’s muscle. The big daughter of two former sidewomen of Rose. Stoic, but has a playful side. Can never resist a joke, but talks with her fists. In Rose’s absence, she acts as the group’s leader and provider, as well as a mother figure to the blossoming Steven.
Pearl- the group negotiator. A player of words and a close watcher of the market, she knows how to get the best resources and when. She also books and supplies for crap games. Elegant, soft-spoken, worries a great amount, but means well.
Amethyst: A spy for the Crystal Gems, specializes in disguises. Takes the constant ruse of a club dancer, easily excitable, loves to have fun and not clean, which gets her into verbal scraps with Pearl, that range in size depending on the day. Uses her poisoned lipgloss to kill any unnecessary blokes that get in her way.
Steven- the son of Rose Quartz. Optimistic, caring, very genuine. Loves music and dancing, constantly having to be pulled out of harm’s way at clubs and diners. Steven enjoys singing and the gems will never pass up joining in when he does. He will always find the good in a person, no matter what they’ve done. The Gems find many of Rose’s mannerisms within the young boy and hope to condition him as a Mob Boss one day, like his mother.
The Homeworld Gems-
A rival gang to The Crystal Gems. They come from the same organization as The Crystal Gems. Serve under a mysterious authority, “The Diamonds”. Little is known about them. The gang resides in the catacombs of the Yellow Diamond Bar (New York).
Jasper- The group muscle. The self-proclaimed “leader” in the absence of the Diamonds. Responds to almost every situation with violence. Not well liked by her colleagues, making for a pretty dysfunctional gang. Drinks too much. Ranks the worst for the gang in social situations. Not around too much.
Lapis- A club performer and undercover gang member. “Wilting flower” personality, tends to be very silly in the presence of someone other than Jasper. Her makeup always looks unusual (but very beautiful) because she never uses a mirror to apply it. Hm. Good at singing, doesn’t want to be wrapped up in the gang business, but she is. Excellent with a switchblade.
Peridot- a former technician and inventor, now working under the Diamonds. Outlandishly skilled at gambling and betting (mostly on peculiar things or anything math related), is the main supplier of the Homeworld Gems’ funds. Cynical, a realist, easily flustered. Hates it when people mess with her stuff. Weak in the arms but nimble and skilled with a pistol. Hates sharp objects.
fic update: can’t escape this now (Olicity, 6/16, rated M)
Title: can’t escape this now(3714 words this chapter) by callistawolf Chapters: 6/16 Fandom: Arrow (TV 2012) Rating: Mature Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply Relationships: Oliver Queen/Felicity Smoak Characters: Oliver Queen, Felicity Smoak, Moira Queen, Thea Queen, Tommy Merlyn, Helena Bertinelli, Carrie Cutter, Malcolm Merlyn Additional Tags: Alternate Universe - Mob, Alternate Universe - Arranged Marriage, No island, Enemies to Friends to Lovers, Eventual Smut, Tropey as hell Summary: Oliver Queen, scion of a wealthy and powerful family, returns home from his exile to Russia to find that his mother has plans for his future that he wants no part of. Unfortunately, it’s not really up to him and neither is it up to Felicity Smoak, who is about to find out what sort of man her father truly is. MOB AU
Chapter Summary: Oliver confronts Felicity after the dinner with the investors. Then, something happens to cause them both to start looking more closely at how they feel about one another.
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