Band(s): My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy
Pairing(s): Bob/Patrick (Bob/Brian, Bob/OMC, Patrick/Anna, Patrick/Brendon, nonromantic Pete/Patrick, Gerard/Brian, Mikey/Pete, Ryan/Spencer, Jamia/Frank)
Word Count: 37,400
Warnings: Innate Dominant/submissive identities, soulbonding, prescription drug use and misuse in conjunction with soulbonds, consent issues discussed in regards to soulbonding, reference to canon suicide attempt, BDSM, minor OC character death, still-a-band!AU, a Will who is NOT William Beckett.
Notes: Huge thanks to Ari, Jessie and the other twitter girls for all the help with the actually execution. Largest thanks to Helen78 and Cesare for allowing me to play in this wonderful world to begin with. Thank you so much. It was a privilege.
Summary: In a near canon world where orientation refers to dominance or submission, not sexuality, almost everyone has a soulmate that is supposed to complement their personality, biology, orientation and heart. Most people look forward to the day when the psionic bond sparks into existence, connecting them to their other halves. However, a trauma left Bob wanting anything but the bond he sees as a dangerous trap, and he takes matters in his own hands to chemically prevent his bond from effecting him. Patrick doesn't know what he did wrong but he knows that for some reason, his soulmate has rejected him and he has to learn to live with that. Between their pasts, their bands, and their hopes, neither of them expects end up where they do - so close with so much distance still between them. (Inspired by the Bound and Determined universe created by Helen78 and Cesare. This fic was written with the authors' permission and knowledge that many elements of the original concept were adjusted to fit my own universe.)
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