day seven: july 30, 2014
title: if you sing these words we’ll never die
genre: what genre is danger days: the true lives of the fabulous killjoys? because this is that genre. not a killjoys au but definitely in the same genre.
trope: villain world
notes: technically a villain world for bahorel and just a crapsack world/dystopia for the rest of the amis, since he was involved in the revolution that put this gov’t in power.
warnings: implied major character death, violence, gun-type weapons and grenades.
Bahorel is older than the rest of them — no one’s sure exactly how much older, except maybe Combeferre — and he has a sense about him, like he’s here not just for the ideals that Les Amis espouse, but for something else. Not the reasons that Marius or Grantaire are here, either, something else, something that no one — again, except maybe Combeferre, or Jehan on a poetic day — can even try to put a name to.
It surprises most people when they find out that Bahorel and Combeferre have known each other longer than Combeferre has known either Enjolras or Courfeyrac, too, but Combeferre just tends to smile mysteriously, and keeps his secrets.
But this is how they met: