Fanfic Wednesday: “The Bridge of Styx”


The Bridge of Styx” by  (AO3)

Pairings: Edith Cushing/Sir Thomas Sharpe
Word Count: 28,741
Warnings: Mentions of an incestuous relationship

Author’s Summary

Post-Movie. Edith finds a new mystery and is torn between solving it or moving on.

My Thoughts

After watching Crimson Peak, I did what any new shipper does: I checked to see if any fanfiction had been written yet. And thanks to the wonderful Hiddlestoners around the world, I was not left hanging.  A slight AU, “Bridge of Styx” imagines what might have happened if Thomas wasn’t mortally wounded at the end of the film. cincoflex gives us a consistently compelling Edith, and a Thomas who desperately seeks redemption for his sins. Mysterious, smutty, and emotional, this is the perfect alternate ending to my new favorite gothic romance.

Bonus fic: I would be remiss if I didn’t mention at least one Christmas fic. Be sure to check out “Like A Rose E’er Blooming” by our very own Collectress for some lovely Destiel holiday feels.

-The Collected Mutineer

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