The Empress' grip on the empire has loosened. Twelve heirs live in a much kinder Alternia, waiting for the day they inevitably begin to fall one by one. The empire divided, relationships shattered, lives played with like mere pawns to a chess game.
An AU in-progress, mainly inspired by rheasnaketail's "tournamentbent" sprites.
This blog is run by xan (batwitch.tumblr.com) and ulqui (ulqui.tumblr.com).