Chapters: 3/? Fandom: Arrow (TV 2012) Rating: Explicit Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply Relationships: Oliver Queen/Felicity Smoak, Oliver Queen/Original Female Character(s), Felicity Smoak/Original Male Character(s) Characters: Oliver Queen, Felicity Smoak, Tommy Merlyn, Thea Queen, Moira Queen, John Diggle Additional Tags: Alternative Universe - No Arrow, Strangers to Lovers, Angst and Fluff and Smut, Sex, Alternate Universe - Different First Meeting, Alternative Universe - No Island, Falling In Love, Unrequited Love, Lost Love, Explicit Sexual Content, olicity - Freeform, Olicityhiatusficathon, Olicity Hiatus Fic-A-Thon Series: Part 1 of The Fate of Olicity, Summary: Chapter 3: Rules of Engagement
Five years ago, after he returned from a trip to Tahoe, Oliver went back to school with a newfound drive. He surprised everyone with long hours and days either in class or studying. He got his business degree with a minor in internet security. He spent long hours working in and with human resources, searching for the right technical assistant. He even contacted a firm to start searching other companies which was how he met Yvonne. She was the best in the field, she gave him thousands of resumes to go through, but nothing had been right. He told her to keep looking. After a year of looking she told him if he was looking for a date, she was available.
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