Nathalie always told herself that as long as Emilie was happy, then she was happy too. Just seeing the woman she loved happy was enough for her, so even though it hurt to watch her marry man, at least she was happy right? When that woman died, Nathalie left her with a promise: protect her son no matter what. And so, she became a stand in mother to Adrien. Torn up over the death, she teams up with Gabriel to revive Emilie. But as Gabriel slowly looses his sanity and begins to hurt Adrien, Nathalie just can't stand by him anymore. Sick, confused and heartbroken, Nathalie has no idea what to do. Until she finds out Adrien has been hiding something for a while, something that makes him just like her. And it gives her an idea, in idea to get Emilie back and protect Adrien as well. Warning! This fic contains mentions of abuse and homophobia, as well as other dark topics. Read at your own risk.