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|Related:||Alternate Universe, No Island AU|
|See Also:||Oliver Queen|
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Pre-Island AU is a trope in Arrow fandom. Fanworks (mainly fanfiction) where it takes place before Oliver Queen was stranded on the Lian Yu ("Purgatory") island. This is often considered a prequel to the television series. More often it leads to rewriting the series.
- I want you close, I want you (I won't treat you like you're typical) by sarcastic_fina (Olicity) Oliver Queen has no idea what he's doing with his life, but when his father gives him an ultimatum, he has to figure it out. After meeting Felicity Smoak, he finds himself on a new path and his eyes are opened to what happiness really means and how finding it takes more courage than he ever thought he had.