Before Bucky was born, the Moon never appeared above their city. All the scientists in the world couldn’t figure out why. There was no explanation, except for what the church had. The Moon didn’t want to be seen here, by them.
When Bucky was born, for the first time in their city’s history, they had a full moon.
Teen, pagan gods!AU. This is probably one of the strangest premises for an AU ever, but it works – and it’s wonderful in its simplicity.