Harvesting the Sun - Chapter 3 - octonaut - Overwatch (Video Game) [Archive of Our Own]
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Chapter 3/19, 4,987 words
Title: Harvesting the Sun
Characters: Roadhog, Junkrat, OC: Jackhammer, other OCs to further the plot
Tags: Slow Burn, Solar Farmer AU, Enemies to Friends to Lovers, Hurt/Comfort, Slice of Life, Big Plot, Big Fluff, eventual violence and smut
Summary: The Omnium was never sabotaged. The sweltering stretch of desert known as the Red Centre remains the home of solitary souls and a lot of fucking sand.
Their mission accomplished, most of the Australian Liberation Front disbanded, but those with nowhere else to go took to a small town in the heart of the desert where their anger grew wild and untamable.
Four years later, Mako can’t forgive himself for the things he’s done. He’s accepted that he’ll always be alone—considers his life of solitude a deserved penance. It could be worse out here on the solar farm. At least he’s got his pigs and chickens.
But everyone in town has something to say about him and none of it has to do with letting him live the rest of his life in peace. Old grudges burn brighter than ever; friends turned enemies won’t leave him the fuck alone.
It’s all just another day in the miserable life of Mako Rutledge… until a scruffy thief with eyes like embers and a lonely past of his own steals more than just Mako’s equipment.
guess who’s finally in this chapter oh shit who could it be