Title: The Games We Play
Author: ihearttvsnark and sxymami0909
Pairing: Oliver/Chloe, Hal/Tess mentions of Clark/Lois
Word Count: 110,370
Timeline: This story is AU. After Lex fired Chloe she gets a job at the Star City Register as a reporter. Tess is a marine biologist and has no connection to Oliver or the Luthors.
Summary: When Oliver and Chloe meet at a fundraiser, he thinks it’s by chance, but Chloe is purposely trying to get close to him to investigate the billionaire’s connection to a corrupt politician. Chloe quickly realizes Oliver is one of the good guys, but there’s still a major lie hanging over their heads that threatens to derail their growing relationship.
Previous Chapters:| One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten | Elevent | Twelve | Thirteen |
(She took a seat and pulled that day’s edition of the Register out of her purse. It had been over a week since Chloe and the team had taken down Atkins and he was still front page news. Several of his blackmail victims, the ones who weren’t criminals themselves, had rolled over on him and the state’s attorney seemed to be adding new charges against the fallen councilman on a daily basis.)