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    In the first few months of knowing the Witcher, he experienced first-hand how shut-off Geralt could be with the world around him and those within it.

    At some point, and he can’t pinpoint where, that shroud started to slip away. He saw how much Geralt could, and does, actually care. It’s as fierce as the way he fights.

    They spend a great deal of time watching each other; when they finally fell into a bed together, they spent most of their nights learning what the other liked, mapping the plains of skin and muscle underneath the other.

    But it’s the other things, the little things, that Jaskier thinks about the most.

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    "People linked by destiny will always find each other."

    Geralt makes a selfish wish of the djinn. Much as he may wish it, Jaskier is not immortal. One day, his love with leave him... and he's desperate for something, anything to remember him by. The djinn grants him his Child of Desire, a little girl with Jaskier's chocolate brown curls and Geralt's amber eyes. And she is perfect. More than a Witcher -- more than Geralt -- deserves.

    This does not change the fact that his fate is still inexorably tied to Ciri's through the Law of Surprise.

    Geralt leaves his little family to invoke his Law of Surprise, and returns with a child -- Ciri. If he thought that it would be easy raising two young girls abounding in supernatural power... well, he was wrong.

    Especially when one concocts an utterly brilliant plan to run away from home.

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    The witchers of Kaer Morhen have never been comfortable with gentle touches. It just isn't who they are. But when Geralt arrives to spend the winter with his brothers looking more relaxed than any of them have felt in years, all due to the affection of a human bard, Lambert and Eskel grow curious. They wonder what it would be like to be touched or held without fear.

    When Lambert runs into Jaskier in a small town in Redania, it's the safest he's felt in years. He and his brothers need touch and kindness more than they're willing to admit, and all Jaskier wants it to help , if only the witchers would let him.

    Geralt and Jaskier are together, all the other relationships are platonic with a good helping of touch-starvation on the side. Updates every two days.

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    Geralt was never supposed to survive the Trials. A submissive witcher was an abomination, an insult to the order of the world. He must never let anyone know his nature, must never accept a gentle touch or a kind word. It's too risky, too dangerous. He might slip up, and that would mean the end of everything.

    But Jaskier refuses to keep to the script. After the boisterous (alluring), overly invasive (affectionate), and stupidly persistent (brave) Dominant walks into his life with bread in his pants, Geralt starts to think that maybe her could break this endless cycle of deprivation and pain. If only he could figure out how to deserve it.

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    He woke up to not feel a comfortable bed beneath him but instead a hard ground. Maybe I fell onto the floor, Jaskier thought. He didn't think much of it until he felt a small bag hit his face.

    It was the same way he was woken up the morning previous. He opened his eyes to find the same bag sitting on his chest. He was surrounded by woods. The same woods he was in yesterday.

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    or; Jaskier is cursed to repeat the same day over and over again until he can break it.

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    Jaskier is on the coast, likely in a court or a tavern, or in someone’s bed, or being chased from someone’s bed. He’s singing or screwing or drinking. He’s safe. When Geralt allowed himself to think of the bard, that’s what he imagined.
     
    Geralt goes a little out of his way to attack a Nilfgaardian patrol, and finds something entirely unexpected.

    Yes, it's Jaskier.

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    Geralt is given firm instructions from Vesemir: He is to get married to a Redanian noblewoman in the hopes of improving relations between witchers and the rest of the world. Once the ceremony is over, he plans to drop his new spouse off at their new home and carry on with his life as he always has. Little does he know, his future wife is not a woman, and not so easily left behind. He's not really sure he'd like to get rid of Jaskier, either. Over the next several years, they learn to navigate their new relationship, first while Jaskier completes his degree, and then when Jaskier insists on accompanying him on the road. And no matter what anyone else has to say about it, Geralt is absolutely not in love with his husband.

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    Autumn is drawing to a close and it's time for Geralt and Jaskier to return to Kaer Morhen. Jaskier has shapeshifting to learn and Geralt has a Child Surprise to help raise.

    But it's these two, so it's never quite as smooth sailing as they could want.

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    They make it to the Keep unscathed. Only, home isn't as safe as Geralt thought it would be and he has to make some hard choices. Ciri is still having nightmares, but is a natural with a blade. Jaskier gets himself into trouble, which should be hard to do in the middle of an abandon keep. And when it is all said and done only Vesemir can see how to help put the pieces together again.

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    or: five times plus one in which Jaskier finds out that Geralt is missing on good life experiences and promptly sees to fix it.

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    It's been months since the mountain, and Geralt hasn't spoken to or seen Jaskier since. He certainly hadn't expected to run into the bard like this--fending him off in the woods, trying desperately to help him break out of the spell that has him slashing at Geralt's throat before one of them ends up dead.

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    “The Witcher believes you’re under a spell,” Yennefer said, conversationally, drawing a sip from her tea.

    “I most certainly am,” said Jaskier to her in a warm drawl that Geralt recognized as the tone of voice he slipped into when flirting and frankly, things needed to start making more sense and fast before he gave into his impulse to do something rash and wholly unhelpful. Namely, chuck himself out the cottage window and into the sea.

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    Or Geralt seeks out Yennefer only to find her, of all unbelievable and ridiculous things, shacking up with his bard.

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    It had been six months, since Geralt had wished to get rid of him. Jaskier still remembers his thoughts from that day. His hopes high that Geralt would accompany him to the coast. He was even willing to put up with Geralt’s awful communication skills. He was already thinking about words that rhyme with coast for his new song he was sure to compose. And then those awful words left Geralt’s mouth, and Jaskier could feel the moment his heart started to crumble into shards.

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    Five years had passed since Geralt lashed out at Jaskier and drove him off. The Witcher thought he had closed that chapter of his life, but when Ciri asks questions about his friends, those stories fill her with wonder. With a little persuading, she convinces Geralt that they must find him. An Old Tune, they find, familiar and jolly. But their travels lead down the path to new Melodies, and Jaskier may hold more in him than anyone had once thought; not even himself.

    (I've only watched the show so if any magic is portrayed weirdly or non canonically, forgive me!)

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    “I want to make you beg for me, witcher.” Jaskier said.
    “I beg for no man, bard.” Geralt growled.

     
    Or: Geralt begs.

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    Since his early days at Kaer Morhen, Geralt was told to ignore his emotions. They would do him no good, rather, they would bring him nothing but misery. If he took attachments, if he cared about people he met along the way, it would just put them in harm's way. They would die one day while he would live or he would get them killed. Witchers, Alphas bastardized and stripped of all that made them protectors and providers while still children, were not meant to be loved, nor to love. Such was their lot in life. A Witcher could only depend on himself or his brothers. Most of his brothers were slaughtered by an angry mob. Geralt wanders the continent alone. He understands well the first lesson Vesemir taught him. He was not made to love, and to love another would be unkind.

    Jaskier doesn't care about all that nonsense.

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    Somehow, at some point in the past 24 years, trouble has taken a liking to Jaskier.

    Jaskier is just trying to survive, pay his rent, maybe make it big in the music world if he can. At the moment though, things couldn't possibly get worse.

    Surprisingly, they do.

    Cue a golden-eyed man who seems to know him (like, really know him), a beautiful woman who insists she's a mage, and terrifying, potentially prophetic visions showing him monsters and creatures the likes of which he's never seen before. All of which seem to insist he used to be Jaskier, a warrior bard hero, and that his destiny awaits.

    Well, at least he's got something to write songs about now.

    (Title from the song "A new brain" by I fight dragons, which inspired the story)

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    A sequel to "An Incomplete Happiness." Geralt was injured on a hunt and is still recovering, and Jaskier seems to have assigned himself his willing caretaker and nurse, which leaves Geralt confused and baffled. While they share a room and Geralt recovers, there's an emotional tension building between them, and it seems inevitable that it will find resolution sooner rather than later.

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    Geralt reappears in his life three months after he made it abundantly clear he didn't want Jaskier around anymore on a cold, wet night wielding his sword and saving his life. So now Jaskier has to forgive him, bastard.

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    Jaskier was perfectly content in his new life, settled in one place and with a man who treats him like he's always dreamed of. Trouble seeks him out once more.

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