|Date(s):||March 19- October 8, 2014|
|Length:||192,637 words (50 chapters)|
|Genre:||Explicit, Canon Divergence AU, Kidnapping, Torture/Abuse, Character Death|
|External Links:||at AO3|
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In Truth is an AU fanfic by shannyfish that focuses on Felicity Smoak, Thea Queen, Tommy Merlyn, and Malcolm Merlyn. Although the main pairings are Oliver/Felicity and Roy/Harper, Sara/Diggle also appears. The fic focuses on the AU in which Malcom is the father of Felicity, Thea and Tommy and how Malcolm kidnaps his children after saving Tommy from his death in Season 1.
The fic was later turned into a series, with the first sequel, "In Between", focused on the pairing Sara/Diggle. A third story was added to the series started in late October 2014, "In Your Life", which takes place five months after "In Truth" and is still ongoing.
Malcolm Merlyn has returned to Starling City to regain his family...and he's determined to protect all of his children... including raising one from the dead.
Main Characters List:
- Felicity Smoak
- Thea Queen
- Tommy Merlyn
- Malcolm Merlyn
- Oliver Queen
- Roy Harper
- Sara Lance
- John Diggle
There are appearances by various other Arrow Characters & DC Comics Characters including Moira Queen, Isabel Rochev, Slade Wilson, Talia al Ghul, Walter Steele, Laurel Lance, Nyssa al Ghul, and Quentin Lance.