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    After Linus and Arthur kiss, and before the epilogue, a relationship blossoms.

    Edit: Some accidentally Canon divergence would alter the elipogue a bit.

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    “It’s just a book,” he says. “I was stupid.”

    He doesn’t elaborate, but Arthur comes to place a pleasantly heated hand on his shoulder. Linus can’t help but lean into it.

    “It’s just a book. But books can be very significant,” Arthur says [...] "Locke’s Two Treatises of Government, for instance.”

    At that, Linus has to turn and give Arthur a frown. “You ridicule Bentham and then you talk about Locke.”

    “I’d love to rehash this debate, my dear. Let’s start with Descartes.”

    That particular morning debate lasts about four minutes before the two of them have to hurry to get down for breakfast on time.

    ~

    Linus Baker comes to stay at Marsyas Island to be a part of the family he found, growing closer with his new loved ones. Arthur Parnassus starts to overcome his fear of exposing the children to the outside world with Linus's help. Zoe Chapelwhite considers her bonds, and who she'll let into her home.

    The children continue to be themselves, and terrifyingly, even begin to grow up.

    A story over time about a family--the joys they experience and the challenges they face.

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    11/?
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    54
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    14
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    Linus and Arthur don their detective hats and investigate the mysterious disappearance of a pair of troublesome psychokinetic orphans.

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    6/6
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    11
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    A December night by the fireplace.

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    Linus tells the children a scary story that happened in a shed.

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    In a world where being who you are is no longer accepted life can unsurprisingly be hard sometimes. Luckily for these children, they have some adults taking care of them. Nothing will go wrong, right?

    Growing up wasn't easy for any of these kids, but now they have found shelter in the house in the cerulean sea. Are the adults enough to protect them from the looming danger?

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    Arthur has a migraine, and maybe needs a reminder that it's okay to ask for help.

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    And there it was. The heat, and the question that had been there a while and never quite asked. Part of Linus felt his own heat rise to meet it, as if he was the one who held a phoenix trapped inside himself. A round, fat, sweaty phoenix who could never quite get off the ground.

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    Literally just the basement scene from Arthur's POV.

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    2/?
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    Taking a space used for hatred and turning it into one of love requires some clean up. Linus is determined to do that clean up.

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    1/1
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    39
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    Basically the title. I hope you enjoy the book from Lucy’s eyes!

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    2/?
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    Arthur Parnassus is an unconventional master of an orphanage for magical youth. At forty-five, he lives in a house in a cerulean sea with six children and an island sprite for company. But his semi-idyllic life is about to change.

    The events of The House in the Cerulean Sea from the perspective of one Arthur Parnassus. When another DICOMY caseworker is assigned to Marsyas Island, he worries. Hopefully, this doesn’t signal the beginning of the end of the life he fought to build. Hopefully, the children will behave, as much as they can.

    Hopefully, Arthur won’t fall in love with this one.

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    2/?
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    A day at the beach leads Linus to some realizations that are more shocking than they should have been.

    All fluff, no angst :)

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    1/1
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    Linus couldn't tell the moment when he really fell for Arthur Parnassus. But, he knew when he realized he was in too deep. Far too deep.

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    1/1
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    Mr. Linus Baker‘s life ended precisely four weeks, six days, eleven hours and eighteen minutes ago.
    That is to say, his old life. His new life began at that same moment, when he stepped out DICOMY‘s offices and onto a train platform. He sometimes feels quite at sea, since the amount of time he has spent living his new life is so out of balance with all the years he lived out his old one.
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    Or, life on Marsyas Island through the lens of three everyday activities: Eating, sleeping and dancing.

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    They go back to the city to sell the house.

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    After forty years of feeling uncomfortable in his own skin, Linus Baker finally feels like he's home, but is it really true what they say about how a home is not a place, but a person?

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    If you want more content in the 'The House in the Cerulean Sea' universe and don't mind it being about extremely minor characters then please read on. This is a story about Arthur, an alcoholic accountant, who meets his very own Dr. McDreamy.
    Yes I wrote about characters that didn’t even get names in the book...
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    It was the week before his wedding. His Wedding. He still couldn’t even imagine that he was going to get married to such a glorious and fantastical man. Just like he couldn’t imagine that his supervising partner had assigned him so much client work this close to his wedding, and that he had resisted drinking his nerves away.

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    Two months after Linus moves to the island, he learns the hazards of dating a phoenix.

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    1/1
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    33
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    On their first trip to the village after Linus gets back, it comes to light that none of the kids have library cards. They go fix this immediately.

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    English
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    2/10
    Comments:
    36
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    66
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    11
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