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KSera

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Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« on: November 13, 2022, 03:02:54 am »
https://kseraart.wordpress.com/zealascendancy/ (Due to Tumblr's issues with HTML and long lists of URLs, the archive is on Wordpress. All links redirect to the Tumblr blog).


Zeal Ascendancy
A Chrono Trigger AU: What if Janus never became Magus?

The Story
Love Chrono Trigger? Ever wondered what the plot would be if Janus was an autistic teenager and was never raised by Ozzie to become Magus? Or how Glenn (Frog) would react honestly to being dragged into time shenanigans by Crono and the crew? Maybe you wondered what it would be like if Dalton was actually a bad guy you could take seriously?

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In 12,005BG (Before Guardia) the Kingdom of Zeal lost of their king in a tragic accident. Queen Zeal assumes leadership and while stern, remains fair and caring to her family and her people.

While in the planning phase, Balthasar’s project known as the “Ocean Palace” isn’t built after the three Gurus convince Queen Zeal that more research is needed before they dare draw upon the source of magic directly.

Within this timeline the course of events for some has been drastically altered, as one would expect when the ripples of time flow in a different direction. Lives may have been greatly altered by this slightest change in time’s course, but Lavos still slumbers until its fateful day.

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2022, 03:47:48 pm »
Hot Damn, KSera, this is A LOT of content. And that's AWESOME! :D

I figured there would be one or two stories I could sit and read in a few minutes, but no way, this is hours and hours of content. It's always a joy to see new fan fiction, even nearly 30 years after Chrono Trigger's release. I'm also happy to see that the fanfiction market for Chrono is thriving on tumblr; thank you for continuing to carry the torch for this beloved game.

Over the next few weeks I'll sit down to read all of your content. Looking forward to diving in!

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2022, 02:29:44 am »
Thank you! I spent over a year writing and posting to Tumblr, having finished the re-telling this summer. I have a sequel in the works that I hope to launch by next summer.

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2022, 04:02:25 am »
https://archiveofourown.org/works/36217834/chapters/90284668

I'm mirroring the story on Ao3 but just a heads up, I'm posting 3-5 updates a day to catch up.

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2022, 01:24:39 pm »
 :oops: how it sounds so much succes from my own?

 :o  Are we need nick to comment in these.

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2022, 02:02:26 am »
https://archiveofourown.org/series/3273255

Finished posting the story to Ao3 (might be easier to read there? I did merge some chapters).  Also, stay tuned for short stories about minor moments that happened in my AU.

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2022, 02:32:28 am »
Nice! Looking forward to it! :)

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Re: Zeal Ascendancy: A Chrono Trigger AU
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2023, 04:19:39 am »
https://archiveofourown.org/works/43926061/chapters/110446279

Missing moments and backstory galore here in my AU  :)