AU where Winry Rockbell is approached by Kyuubey in the aftermath of Ed and Al’s failed human transmutation. Despairing about both the pain of her friends and the loss of her parents, Winry makes a wish to fix both and becomes a magical girl. She finds an ally in May Chang, visiting royalty and fellow magical girl who made a wish to save her clan. But Winry’s about to find out that her huge wish means she has huge potential for huge despair…
A oneshot I did for fun after getting prompted with a idea. Warning for graphic violence and dismemberment in one section near the end.
Mahou Shoujo Winry Magica: Part 2 (Finale of a Madoka/FMA crossover AU with Winry Rockbell and May Chang as magical girls)
So I finally finished this! It was a lot harder than I thought it would be, one of those ideas that SEEMED GOOD AT THE TIME but you become embarrased the more you think about it, so it’s hard to finish. Plus I had a spat with the person who originally gave me the idea and they unfollowed me at my request, so, you know, it was kinda depressing to think of finishing it in light of that. But finish it I did! Once again, not particularly polished, but I hope you enjoy!
Also, though it’s not real, warning for a rather graphically described death of a character- dismemberment, etc.
Winry had never been especially fond of trains, not since the accident with Den, but this fight was turning her distaste to outright hatred. Train tracks crisscrossed all around them, not just across the ground, but up in the air and above her head. They didn’t appear to begin or end anywhere, or follow any law of physics. It was like being trapped in an iron cage.
That was one thing, but another was the fact that the tracks were alive -they rearranged themselves constantly,. The metal bars that made up the tracks would try to wrap around Winry and May and trap them so they could be flattened by one of the many speeding trains that zoomed up and down this labyrinth.
And the witch had yet to be found in any of this.
A piece of track reared up like a iron snake. Winry jumped in the air, but it managed to catch her around the ankle. May threw a knife that sliced right through the metal rope that had lassoed her friend.
“Thanks, May!” Winry flashed a thumbs up.
May flashed one back, but as she did, the moving pieces of track attacked her as well. They targeted her wrists and ankles. May managed to bat most of them away with her knives, but one iron snake snatched the bracelet she was wearing and retreated into the maze of squirming metal.
“Wha-?” May barely had time to say anything before her eyes went blank. The iron ropes unwrapped themselves from around her and her limp body dropped in the middle of the train tracks.
Winry immediately reached for her toolbelt, grabbing a screwdriver by the handle. In her hands, the flathead screwdriver grew, transforming itself into a long flat-bladed sword. She used this to fend off the iron attacking her she ran towards May.
She dropped down on her knees next her prone friend.
“May!” May’s eyes were glassy and she wasn’t breathing. Panic rose in Winry and her own breathing became broken and shaky. How could this have happened? May had been fine until her bracelet had been taken…
Her bracelet…wasn’t that where May kept her Soul Gem when she was transformed?
Just then, a metal snake lunged for Winry’s head. She deflected it with her sword, her hand jumping for her ear- the tracks were definitely aiming for her own Soul Gem, which was in the form of an earring.
Soul Gem…could it be? She had to get May’s back, that much was for certain.
She’d only knelt on the tracks next to May for a couple seconds, but already a train was heading their way. Winry stood up to face it head on. So far, they hadn’t found the witch, but she had a hunch…
You know what’s great about magical girls?
They show that you can fight evil, you can be bad-ass and powerful…and you don’t have to sacrifice femininity to do it. A lot of shows make the badass and powerful girl someone who hates “girly” things, she wears pants instead of skirts, she shames the girly-girl of the show…And the girly one is either a weak and fragile flower, or she has to give up make-up and cute dresses if she ever wants to contribute to the fighting.
And magical girls don’t do that. They’re going out there in frilly, lacey, pink, layered dresses that are some of the prettiest and most adorable things ever and they’re kicking your ass. They’re kicking your ass in HIGH HEELS! And don’t any of you say that’s not impressive because dude, have you even tried to simply walk in those things? For our magical girls to wear them and still be running around, leaping, kicking, and battling in them without being in horrible pain or upsetting their balance is a-freaking-mazing.
They’re wearing heels, they’re wearing adorable and feminine outfits, some of them apply lipstick or blush after their transformation—some of them weaponize lipstick, even—they wear jewelry, cute tiaras and gems, and they’re still kicking your ass and saving the day with cutesy attacks of hearts and sparkles.
None of them have to swap their skirts for pants. None of them have to say “if I want to fight, I can’t enjoy traditionally-feminine things anymore,” none of them are going to shame the ‘girly one’ in the group.
They show you can be pretty, cute, adorable, whatever and be the most feminine and dainty-looking cutie of them all…and still save the world and kick someone’s ass. And that’s awesome. That’s one of the most feminist things I’ve ever seen.
A++ FLAWLESS POST god bless
guys remember if you wanna watch Futari was Precure it’s on hulu and that’s gonna end in april
Support awesome magical girls who carry helpless unconscious dudes to safety and fight the bad guys by holding hands with each other. And kicking in their faces. Maybe if you do we can get Precure DVDs over here at some point. Heartcatch DVDs! It’s a pipe dream, but one worth having.