The Requirements of Grief
(1225 words) by scribblemyname
Fandom: Divergent Series - Veronica Roth
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: Major Character Death
Relationships: Tobias Eaton & Caleb Prior, Tobias Eaton & Christina, Tobias Eaton/Tris Prior
Characters: Tobias Eaton, Caleb Prior, Christina (Divergent Series)
Additional Tags: survivor's guilt, Grieving, Canonical Character Death, Aftermath, Fallout, Friendship, Enabling, Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms, Simulation - Virtual Reality, Post canon, Canon-Compliant, Alcoholism, Yuletide Treat, Chromatic Yuletide, Canon Character of Mixed Ethnicity, Canon Character of Color
Series: Part 7 of Yuletide 2014
, Part 35 of Trope Bingo 2014
Caleb's creation, handed over with worried eyes but steady fingers, stimulates happiness. "Deep brain stimulation used to be used to treat depression," he started to go off the first time, when he was still chasing the solution, but then paused when he realized who he was talking to.
Four isn't divergent, just aware. He doesn't have an Erudite bone in his body or the slightest interest in how this serum works, only that it does.