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Heroes are Easy, People are Hard - Chapter 1 - Halbereth, Lorien - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Shuri and Wanda cleared Bucky's triggers shortly after Killmonger's attempted coup, and he and Steve went on the run. But it turns out there's more to "fixing Bucky's head" than "getting Hydra out of it." When a group of rogue scientists manage to neutralize the serum and make Steve very sick--pre-serum "this is bad" kind of sick--and they're cut off from contact with Wakanda, Bucky knows only one person with resources to help.

He calls Tony and surrenders on the condition that Tony tries to help Steve.

From there, it's basically three variously messed-up guys’ trajectories from "This Is Fine", "Reasonably Speaking I Know It’s Fine", "I Will Be Fine With It" to actually being fine, guest-starring a far-better-adjusted teenage boy who climbs walls, a 1957 Ford Thunderbird, two women with a keen sense of the absurd, and Bruce, the Zen master of “it’s fine that it’s not fine.”

Add in the fact that Bucky's been secretly in love with Steve since the thirties and things only get harder. Learning to be a person is the hardest thing Bucky Barnes will ever have to do--but he's got company along the way
fanfic  recs  h/c  family  team.feels  BuckyBarnes  SteveRogers  TonyStark  gen  slash  Steve/Bucky  MCU 
7 weeks ago by meri_sefket
Be It Bravery or Stupidity - portraitofemmy - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
The Battle of New York leaves Bucky Barnes with a lot of bruises and a surrogate niece he never bargained on having. She’s scared and clingy and unwilling or unable to speak to anyone but him. But Bucky’s never been one to turn away someone who needs his help, and he did save her life after all.

This by itself would be enough to keep him busy, nevermind that fact that he keeps running into Captain America everywhere. At first it’s an accident, then when Steve starts going out of his way to find him, Bucky’s faced with the possibility of a blossoming romance added onto the craziness that has become his life. After all, sometimes family is what your born with, and sometimes it finds you when the Park Avenue Subway Station is blown up by aliens.
family  au  shrunkyclunks  fanfic  recs  MCU  SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Bucky  slash 
11 weeks ago by meri_sefket
The Parent Snap - Chapter 1 - follow_the_sun - Thor (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky Barnes thinks Odin's children got a bad deal, so he engages in a little light kidnapping to give them the happiness they deserve. One day, Hela, Thor, and Loki decide to return the favor.
au  humor  family  BuckyBarnes  slash  SteveRogers  Steve/Bucky  gen  Loki  Thor  MCU  fanfic  recs 
11 weeks ago by meri_sefket
Steve Rogers Is (Not) A Good Influence - stevergrsno (noxlunate) - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve’s left staring at the kid- Peter, his brain helpfully reminds him. The kid is staring back.

“So, you’re, like, Captain America, huh?” Peter asks, and he looks a little starstruck but less so than he did when he’d stared at Tony Stark’s jet taking off.

“Uh, yeah.” Steve says, staring hard at a spot just past the kid’s shoulder as he shoves his hands as deep as they can go into the pockets of his jeans. “Call me Steve.”

“Cool.” Parker breathes, and Steve tries not to think about just how badly this is going to go.

 

Aka Steve Rogers' American Tour Of Waiting For His Brainwashed Boyfriend To Come Back And Blowing Up Hydra is interrupted when Tony Stark dumps Peter Parker into his lap.
SteveRogers  PeterParker  BuckyBarnes  gen  family  friendship  man.out.of.time  fanfic  recs  Steve/Bucky 
november 2018 by meri_sefket
Seahorses - poppyfields13, tinzelda - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Now that Bucky’s taken over the role of Captain America, Steve feels like it’s finally the time to start a family. Bucky doesn’t know what to feel when Steve breaks the news he’s going to adopt a baby. He wants Steve to be happy, but he’s worried it will affect their friendship. Once Steve becomes a dad though, Bucky can’t help falling in love with the baby. And maybe Steve will finally see Bucky in a different light.
fanfic  recs  kid.fic  family  SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  pining  Steve/Bucky  slash 
august 2018 by meri_sefket
We're All Stupid When We're Hurting - Taste_is_Sweet - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky had completed missions while in more terrible pain. It was amazing what you could push through when the punishment for failure was so much worse. But he hadn't needed to do that for over a year now. He'd gotten used to not being in pain, remembered what it was like to be human.

He knew no one would ever put him in the chair again. He knew he was safe here. He knew Tony could fix his arm without hurting him. Of course he did. But it didn't make a damn bit of difference to the terror that shook him like a dog at just the thought of sitting down and stretching his arm out for Tony to fuck with. Might as well stretch out his neck to have his throat slit. Hell, that'd be easier.

Easier to die. Yeah, he was losing his fucking mind.
SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Bucky  gen  family  friendship  TonyStark  MCU  fanfic  recs 
august 2018 by meri_sefket
Closing the Circuit - AlchemyAlice - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
SHIELD's down, Captain America's AWOL, and on the whole, things are kind of FUBAR. On the other hand, Tony might have some semblance of a plan.
fanfic  recs  team.feels  family  TonyStark  SteveRogers  gen  MCU  NatashaRomanov  SamWilson  BuckyBarnes 
august 2018 by meri_sefket
Project Phoenix - Chapter 1 - TheAvalonian - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
“They told me you were enemies,” the girl said blankly. “They told me I had been forged in hatred.”

Neither Bucky nor Steve said anything for a long time. The girl stayed with her hand pressed to the glass, waiting. This time, the question was there, even if she hadn't asked it outright.

Bucky cleared his throat, tearing his eyes away from Steve's and pushing down on the handle. “Well, they lied,” he said gruffly, and strode out the door without looking back.

Post-TWS, Steve and Bucky's lives are just starting to resemble some kind of normal when a young Hydra agent shows up in the lobby of the Avengers' Tower, claiming to be their daughter.
kid.fic  fanfic  recs  family  SteveRogers  OC  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Bucky  slash  MCU 
june 2018 by meri_sefket
It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - Chapter 1 - deepspaceprincess, esaael - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
When Steve moves in next door to Bucky and his family, it throws Bucky's comfortable reality for a loop. Steve shakes up Bucky's belief that he needs to dedicate his life to his family and Bucky's family seems to think that's good for him. As much as Bucky fights back against the pull he feels to Steve, he can't win when his family is doing their best to push them together.
shrunkyclunks  fanfic  recs  MCU  family  man.out.of.time  SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Bucky  slash 
june 2018 by meri_sefket
Grade A, American Beef - Chapter 1 - acaseofthemondays - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Darcy makes Steve blush and Bucky laugh and decides to call it a night. Epic Bucky/Darcy fic with meet the family, found family, and stuck in a cabin tropes all in one fic.
fanfic  recs  MCU  BuckyBarnes  DarcyLewis  OC  Darcy/Bucky  het  family 
september 2017 by meri_sefket
Gweilo Gongfu - PR Zed (przed) - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve Rogers doesn't know much about Chinese culture when he makes a wrong turn in Chinatown. But a chance meeting gives him not only a new friend, but an entry into a whole new world. The more he learns from Bucky, the closer they get, until Bucky is so much more than a friend. But when a Chinese gang goes after Bucky and his family, Steve knows he needs to stand up and make sure the man he loves doesn't lose everything.
fanfic  recs  au  MCU  SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  slash  Steve/Bucky  family 
september 2017 by meri_sefket
All The Leaves Are Brown (And the sky is gray) - Chapter 1 - AvocadoLove - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
The Winter Soldier's mission is nearly complete. Howard and Maria Stark are dead, leaving him to dispatch their four-year-old child. One quick twist of the neck is all it will take, but the Soldier finds he cannot do it.

So instead of killing Tony Stark, the Winter Soldier takes him away to raise as his own.
fanfic  recs  au  gen  MCU  BuckyBarnes  TonyStark  family  WinterSolider  depersonalization 
april 2017 by meri_sefket
Finding Guardians - Nori - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
“Look, that was not my fault,” says a deep voice, crackling over the mic. Bucky jumps and clutches at his chest, heart pounding.

“Holy shit, you’re using the in game chat?” Bucky croaks. No one uses Destiny’s in game chat.
au  fanfic  recs  MCU  SteveRogers  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Bucky  slash  friendship  family  SamWilson  NatashaRomanov 
march 2017 by meri_sefket
Help Me Help You - Chapter 1 - Lesserknownhero - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
After a few run ins in the neighborhood, Steve begins helping out a young girl who is living on the streets. Bucky is tired of being on the run and is slowly finding his way back home.
The Avengers all get involved in each other's business, sometimes disastrously, often hilariously in an attempt to make their patchwork family stronger.
Life is a messy, complicated, beautiful thing and they're all trying to navigate it. Together.
family  MCU  fluff  SteveRogers  fanfic  recs  slash  BuckyBarnes  gen  Steve/Bucky  OC  team.feels 
january 2017 by meri_sefket
family means no one gets left behind or forgotten - cosmicocean - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
“Why did you think I wouldn’t like you for being gay?” Steve asks gently.

“You’re Captain America.” Eli’s got his teeth clenched and is resolutely looking ahead. “You stand for truth and justice and the American way. You stand for American morals. You stand for…” he shrugs awkwardly. “Not people like me.”

Steve blows the air out of his cheeks slowly, trying to figure out how to keep the anger out of his voice so Eli doesn’t think it’s at him.

Or, Steve comes to terms with his new world, and gains some children in the process.
fanfic  recs  fluff  queer  SteveRogers  family  OC  gen  Steve/Bucky 
november 2016 by meri_sefket
Bygone - Chapter 1 - inkbert - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
While Jane and Thor search the universe in order to find Darcy after a lab accident, Darcy wakes up still on Earth, just decades in the past. Darcy continues to travel through time, skipping ahead years at a time, and staying for as little as a few months or for as long as a year. She has a rock-solid friendship with Rebecca Barnes, and Howard Stark on Fridays at six to see her through. [gross sobbing. Darcy loses just as much as Steve and Bucky do in this fic, and she has to live life the long way around, even if she can take a few shortcuts. You will love and mourn a lot of people].
fanfic  recs  DarcyLewis  PeggyCarter  SteveRogers  Steve/Darcy  het  TonyStark  HowardStark  HowlingCommandos  Jarvis  RebeccaBarnes  friendship  family  BuckyBarnes 
september 2016 by meri_sefket
The River - Chapter 1 - Claudia_flies - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
The river had always been the boundary of their world. The boundary between their world and the world of others, of danger and kidnappings, of people who “are not like us” their mother had always said.

Or: A medieval fantasy a/o/b AU
fanfic  recs  slash  BuckyBarnes  family  A/B/O  SteveRogers  Steve/Bucky  HowlingCommandos  friendship  MCU 
august 2016 by meri_sefket
a marvelous gift - Chapter 1 - biblionerd07 - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky Barnes has a curse: he has to obey any orders he receives. It gets more complicated when he becomes best friends with Steve Rogers--the prince who will one day be king.
fanfic  recs  MCU  BuckyBarnes  amnesia  WinterSolider  SteveRogers  HowlingCommandos  PeggyCarter  family  friendship  slash  Steve/Bucky  angst 
may 2016 by meri_sefket
Lived and Loved - Chapter 1 - bellagerantalii - Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
In hindsight, she probably should have known better. She’s been made and unmade so many times that she doesn’t even remember her actual birthday, let alone her parents or any family.

After Natasha releases the SHIELD and HYRDA files to the public, she uses the new information to trace her own past.
fanfic  recs  MCU  NatashaRomanov  gen  friendship  family 
may 2016 by meri_sefket
The Widow & the Warrior - Chapter 1 - hotchoco195 - The Avengers (Marvel Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
A couple of small Avengers land in Bucky's lap, and he does what any sensible ex-assassin would do - try to fob them off on Tony.
It doesn't stick.
kid.fic  fanfic  recs  NatashaRomanov  BuckyBarnes  family  gen  MCU 
november 2015 by meri_sefket
Hard to Say - betty days (sadrobots) - Captain America (Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Avengers (Marvel Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
“What worked for me was a nice, solid punch in the face. I’m not sure that’ll do much for you, though. Looks like you’ve been through enough already,” Hawkeye said.

***

The Winter Soldier is overdue for a reboot. His friends disagree.
fanfic  recs  MCU  depersonalization  angst  BuckyBarnes  SteveRogers  ClintBarton  family  amnesia  WinterSolider  team 
october 2015 by meri_sefket
I'll build a house inside of you - magdaliny - Captain America (Movies), The Avengers (Marvel Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Natalia is stacking blocks very carefully when the adults come into the room. None of them look at her, because they're all looking at her father. He's wearing combat gear, and the hair on the left side of his head is slicked back with blood. He smells like smoke and something unnameable, sweet and dark and a little sickly in her nose.

Father is saying, “Don't be ridiculous. The only thing children are good at is disobeying.”
fanfic  recs  au  gen  family  BuckyBarnes  WinterSolider  NatashaRomanov  MCU 
october 2015 by meri_sefket
The Undertaker's Children - rosepetalfall - Captain America (Movies), Captain America - All Media Types, Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky’s dad always says what they do is important.

“We give people the dignity they deserved in life,” he says, seriously.

Uncle Danny laughs at that. “Jimmy-kid,” he says, “your old man has got some real trumped up notions of what it is we do. Death ain’t beautiful. We just help create the illusion that it can be.”
fanfic  recs  BuckyBarnes  SteveRogers  gen  friendship  family  WWII  history  MCU  HowlingCommandos 
april 2015 by meri_sefket
Alexander Pierce should have died slower - Lauralot - Captain America (Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
Bucky understands how the game works. He can't understand why it makes Steve cry.

But Natasha and the other Avengers are there to help.
h/c  hydra.trash  kink  fanfic  recs  MCU  BuckyBarnes  SteveRogers  gen  NatashaRomanov  friendship  family  team.feels  darkfic 
april 2015 by meri_sefket
Children of War - charmedward - Multifandom [Archive of Our Own]
How in the years that followed the fall out of S.H.E.I.L.D., Steve came to receive 14 significant surprises and one large family.
fanfic  recs  SteveRogers  family  friendship  gen  MCU  team.feels 
january 2015 by meri_sefket
tsesarevna - tremontaine - Captain America (Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe [Archive of Our Own]
She didn’t like to think about the Bad Men too much. In fact she had tried very hard to forget all about them. There had been Ma’am who had looked after her, and men in white coats who had poked at her every month, but Lizzybeth’s most favourite of all her memories was the time Ma’am had taken her to the Bad Place for the men in white coats to poke at again, and Mama had come in and knocked Ma’am down and picked Lizzybeth up and kissed her very hard.

Lizzybeth had never been kissed before, and she had never seen Mama before either, and she had not even been Lizzybeth then – she had just been Child – but it was still her favourite.
OC  kid.fic  MCU  fanfic  recs  poly  family  SteveRogers  NatashaRomanov  BuckyBarnes  Steve/Natasha/Bucky 
january 2015 by meri_sefket
My Ghosts are Six Feet Under - what_alchemy - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve showed up on Becca’s doorstep a month after the invasion in New York, larger than life and trying to hide it.
fanfic  recs  MCU  SteveRogers  oc  family  gen 
november 2014 by meri_sefket
When the Bough Breaks - Chapter 1 - NiennaNir - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel (Movies), The Avengers (Marvel Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
It was meant to be just another mission, but an unexpected discovery in what was supposed to be a Hydra weapon's lab turns the lives of everyone in Avenger's tower upside down and forces each of them to confront the darkness of the past as well as their hopes for the future.
fanfic  recs  kid.fic  SteveRogers  team  team.feels  family  MCU  ClintBarton  PhilCoulson 
june 2014 by meri_sefket
Yearning That One Day Soon - ashen_key - Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
“Becky, can I come home?”

OR:
 
Every Sunday she could, the ninety-year-old Becky Barnes went to the Brooklyn Promenade to people-watch. Only this Sunday, she saw a ghost.
fanfic  recs  BuckyBarnes  amnesia  WinterSolider  gen  family  MCU 
may 2014 by meri_sefket
What Happens in Bangkok Totally Doesn't Stay in Bangkok. - andacus - Iron Man (Movies), Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Avengers (2012), The Avengers (Marvel Movies), The Avengers (Marvel) - All Media Types, Thor (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Wherein Darcy is just trying to live her life in the midst of all this chaos (And, boy, is there ever chaos.) but the universe... well, the universe is one twisted bitch.

Or the one where Darcy's mother chooses the very worst time to have a heart to heart about her father.
DarcyLewis  PepperPotts  TonyStark  BruceBanner  team  ClintBarton  Darcy/Clint  fanfic  recs  family 
april 2014 by meri_sefket
A Connection Is a Thing Which Requires Maintenance - TardisIsTheOnlyWayToTravel - Iron Man (Movies), The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
One rainy afternoon Tony gets home to find a wet-haired child in an over-sized bathrobe sitting on the penthouse couch, watching cartoons.

“Um, what,” says Tony.

“Oh, hey,” Harley says, noticing him. “JARVIS showed me where to go. He told me to leave my clothes in the bathroom so they could dry, and said I could borrow one of your bathrobes. You have a really big TV, you know that?”
gen  family  TonyStark  MCU  PepperPotts  HarleyKeener  fanfic  recs 
august 2013 by meri_sefket
My Summer Vacation, by Harley Keener - TardisIsTheOnlyWayToTravel - Iron Man (Movies), The Avengers (2012), The Avengers - fandom [Archive of Our Own]
“You’re Captain America!” I said, because he was.

“Uh, hulloooo, standing right here,” Tony told me. He was using his obnoxious voice.

“I know you’re there,” I said. “But Captain America! You didn’t tell me Captain America was going to be here!”

A sequel to 'A Connection Is a Thing Which Requires Maintenance.'
gen  family  TonyStark  MCU  SteveRogers  PepperPotts  HarleyKeener  fanfic  recs 
august 2013 by meri_sefket
A Little Like This - Chapter 1 - boombangbing - The Avengers (2012) [Archive of Our Own]
Pretty people kissing each other! (Fills I posted on Tumblr for a kissing meme.)

Chapters so far: 1. Darcy/Steve - kiss along the hips, 2. Bruce/Jane - a forceful kiss, 3. Bucky/Darcy/Steve - kiss with a fist, 4. Pepper/Steve - then there's tongue!, 5. Bruce/Jane - underwater kiss, 6. Darcy/Steve - kiss in the rain, 7. Bucky/Darcy/Steve - chest + stomach kiss + filthy porn, 8. Bucky & Steve - (platonic) forehead kiss, 9. Bruce/Jane - hot, steamy kiss, 10. Darcy/Steve - nose kiss.
het  gen  slash  family  SteveRogers  DarcyLewis  BruceBanner  JaneFoster  BuckyBarnes  MCU  fanfic  recs 
august 2013 by meri_sefket
[Spider-Man/West Wing] Let Parker Be Parker by lonelywalker
In an age of costumed heroes and alien invasions, Ben Parker is the President America needs - a reassuring presence in the White House, and a hero to the West Wing staff. His nephew Peter, however...
fanfic  recs  gen  family  Spider-Man  WestWing  crossover  PeterParker 
july 2013 by meri_sefket
Fanfic: The Spaces Between, Avengers | FanFiction
There's a theory that goes that there's a universe created for every possible choice you make in life. Loki's made a lot of choices. He could make a lot more. Or, the one where Loki wanders through AUs of his life and it starts messing with his head.
Loki  Thor  TheAvengers  fanfic  recs  gen  angst  redeemed.Loki  family 
july 2013 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] I do solemnly swear by Mikkeneko
In which our heroes learn the perils of lack of inter-team communication, and Loki gives his side of the story.
Loki  team  Thor  TonyStark  family  redeemed.Loki  fanfic  recs  TheAvengers 
march 2013 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Sea of Storms, Bridge of Colors by Xparrot
Asgard was once a province in the kingdom of Lo, until its people were driven out, forced to become a wandering mercenary tribe. As the sons of the All-Father, Thor and Lopt are raised as brothers and Asgardian warriors, never guessing how their destiny is entwined with the kirin of Lo, the mystical creature born to choose the emperor who will save the realm from ruin.

(Or, the one where Loki is a magic black unicorn.)
family  Thor2011  au  Loki  redeemed.Loki  Thor  fanfic  recs  gen 
march 2013 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Presentiments by icarus_chained
When she had first come to SHIELD, Phil had been the one Natasha feared most. She had been right, if not for the reasons she'd thought.
gen  friendship  family  deathfic  fanfic  recs  NatashaRomanov  ClintBarton  PhilCoulson  TheAvengers 
february 2013 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Changeling Child by icarus_chained
An AU in which Thor, and not Loki, was the Jotun. Set just after the trip to Jotunheim, and before Thor's banishment, as he and Loki deal with the discovery
angst  Thor2011  Thor  Loki  family 
february 2013 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Folkin' Around verse by DemonQueen666
Darcy only wanted to get away for awhile. Loki only wanted to indulge his curiosity. But fate has set their paths to crossing, with each other and with something more; something that will prove to be very, very dangerous to the both of them. [This is a super long, very AU verse that starts out after the Thor movie and goes very differently from there. If you like that kind of what-if AUs then I heartliy recoomend this.]
DarcyLewis  Loki  friendship  family  Thor2011  TheAvengers  au  WarriorsThree  Thor  JaneFoster  SteveRogers  redeemed.Loki 
january 2013 by meri_sefket
[Thor] The Snow Wife (Yuki Onna) by startrekfanwriter
Loki has a way of invading Darcy's personal space, but she doesn't get *that* vibe from him, if-you-know-what-she-means...even though he's taken to showering her with extravagant and inappropriate gifts. And what the Hell is up with Thor?

A story about finding family in unlikely places.
Thor2011  DarcyLewis  genderfuck  Loki  family  gen  OC 
january 2013 by meri_sefket
[Ultimate Spider-Man/Spider-Man 616] Following Weblines by Anonymous
“All you’ve got to do," Peter said, "is aim, shoot and swing.”

Miles Morales falls through a portal into Earth 616 and meets back up with Peter Parker.
yuletide  Spider-Man  MilesMorales  PeterParker  gen  family  fanfic  recs 
december 2012 by meri_sefket
Loki and Frigga meta
I actually suspect that’s why they cut the scene. He’d be too sympathetic. It shows him for what he is: a confused young man who gets power at the exact moment he feels he has lost everything. I love Frigga, and her intentions in this scene are the very best, just like I believe Odin’s were, but in the end she only pushed him closer to the edge by what she did and said.

When she hands him Gungnir, she says, “Make your father proud.” More than ever, this makes him believe he has to prove himself. And later they talk about Thor and Odin. “What hope is there for Thor?” “There’s always a purpose to everything your father does.” This, I think, is the point where Loki sort of… snaps. His position as king gives him some “safety”, but he feels insecure. The W4 have already challenged him. I think he doesn’t turn against Thor until the W4 choose him over Loki (because that makes it personal), but right now Thor returning would undermine his position. Thor would/could claim the throne and Loki would lose the position he thinks keeps him safe.

But worse, when Frigga says that Odin does everything for a reason, she inadvertently confirms all of Loki’s suspicions and greatest fears. He hears he is just a tool, that Odin took and kept him for a purpose. And what Loki heard during his conversation with Odin in the Vault, was that he had just lost his usefulness. He believes he has no real status as either son or prince. Hel, he believes he has no status as a being: he is monster with no inherent worth. Combine this with Loki thinking he has to “make his father proud”, and well. What we get is (attempted) genocide. (Really though, if Thor 2 doesn’t inform us of the extend of the destruction on Jotunheim, I will throw a tantrum.)

Basically Loki can’t even communicate with Frigga. And because of the society they live in her assurances that his position is safe and that he is loved will never be as important as Odin’s. But he cannot communicate with Odin AT ALL, and so even when Odin tries to assure him (with a very, very poor choice of words. Odin, dude, “no” is not the best word to say in this situation, even if you do mean “no, you didn’t have to do those things”), all he hears is rejection. Partly because he was waiting for it. But also because he actually thought he had to prove himself, did everything he could, and it still wasn’t enough.

Gods, Loki, your inability to communicate with you family is killing me.
Loki  meta  Frigga  Thor2011  TheAvengers  family 
december 2012 by meri_sefket
Loki - Let It Rock - YouTube
I was listening to this song and noticed these lyrics: "now the son's disgraced/he who knew his father/but he cursed his name" and "but it broke his heart/so he stuck his middle finger to the world." And I realized they perfectly described Loki from the movie "Thor," and since I've recently been rather taken with him as a character (and have the video footage available to me), I just HAD to vid it.
fanvid  recs  Loki  Thor2011  Thor  family  gen 
november 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] No Barren Moon by theorytale
The Chitauri twisted Loki's magic and forced him to become pregnant, but the fetus was killed during the New York battle. As Loki's plans are dashed one after the other, he keeps struggling to come up with a way to escape what's coming. [whump fic, miscarriage and suicidal thoughts warning]

Or: gratuitous Loki whump.
fanfic  recs  gen  Loki  Thor  NatashaRomanov  family  h/c  darkfic 
october 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Public Opinion by Night's Darkness
Prompt: "358. Knowledge in Death, Wisdom in Immortality." with Loki or Thor from 500 prompts for hearts_blood. [All the feels for this one. Loki and Thor can never mend their relationship.]
Thor2011  Thor  Loki  gen  family  fanfic  recs 
october 2012 by meri_sefket
  ! euphemistically !   -   ! euphemistically !  : For fans of the Avengers...
Right, so that’s your particular terminology for “mother” and “father” - you see it as one of sex rather than gender. (Also, another issue around “father” and roles/identity versus biology: I don’t call the one who donated his DNA to fertilise my baby’s egg in vitro a father and he is not even legally defined as a father.) I just wanted to add that those who have transversed sex (as Loki has done) tend to see “mother” and “father” as a question of gender not sex, and it’s a subtle point worth considering in regards to Loki’s identity.

Is myth!Loki always a male/he, even in the physical guise of a woman or mare? Loki is after all, not “really” a horse identity-wise - is he “really” female? It’s something I’m pondering (of course it is up to us to interpret “canon”). It’s obvious from Marvel canon that Lady Loki was always a “he”. But not in myth. I really like Audrey Koch’s drawings of Loki; she interprets Loki as genderqueer, as both, all, neither.
genderfuck  gender  family  Loki  meta  Thor2011  TheAvengers 
october 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] There May Be Better Brothers (But You're the Only One That's Mine) by Lise
Loki believed that at its most simplistic, there were two choices in any given situation: the smart choice, and the Thor choice. Very seldom did the two overlap. Very, very seldom. Or: Thor gets himself into trouble. Loki gets him out of it. This is embarrassing.
Loki  family  fanfic  recs  Thor  gen  h/c  TheAvengers 
october 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Schaduw Wereld by theta serpentis
Written for a Norsekink prompt. AU. When no one comes to their rescue on Jötunheimr, Loki is forced to lead Thor, Sif, Hogun, Volstagg and Fandral through his secret paths between worlds. To the surprise of his friends: it's a lot more dangerous than they ever suspected. Loki's either very brave or very crazy to travel the Underworld and the Dreamlands. [Best AU gen I've read yet? And for the specificity of that I read a lot of it. It's all questy and angsty and great.]
Loki  Thor  Thor2011  Sif  gen  team  au  secrets.revealed  WarriorsThree  angst  family  fanfic  recs 
october 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Even a Miracle Needs a Hand by victoria_p (musesfool)
When Darcy takes Clint home for the holidays as her fake boyfriend, he charms his way into the family, and into her --pants-- heart.
het  fanfic  recs  ClintBarton  DarcyLewis  Darcy/Clint  TheAvengers  Thor2011  oc  family 
september 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] don't turn me home again by irnan
"I need to know what's in Hartford, Captain," said Hill. Her tone was gentler than Steve was expecting. He didn't know whether he ought to be grateful for that or not.

"Family," he said. The word felt rusty and disused in his mouth, on his tongue, but it was there, and that was what counted.

(or: five times Steve Rogers went to Hartford, Connecticut, and the people he spent time with there.)
gen  family  team  man.out.of.time  fanfic  recs  CaptainAmerica  BuckyBarnes  SteveRogers  TheAvengers 
september 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] The Shadow by anon
Loki and Odin conspire together events that will lead from Thor through the Avengers.
Thor  Odin  Loki  gen  au  fanfic  recs  family 
september 2012 by meri_sefket
[DW] - fanvid - Enough To Go By by such_heights
fandom: Doctor Who
music: Vienna Teng
relationships: Amy & the Doctor, Amy & Rory, Amy & River.
content notes: none
summary: Would it be enough to live on, if my love could keep you alive?
fanvid  AmyPond  gen  RoryWilliams  Eleven  DoctorWho  recs  friendship  family 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Truthfully by salazarfalcon
Summary: For a prompt on NorseKink:

Loki had every intention of wreaking havoc upon Midgard the moment his suicide attempt had failed. Really. He'd planned on setting cities ablaze, smashing buildings, pillaging, all of that good stuff.

Too bad he hadn't planned on the place being so FUN.

Destroying City Hall? Maybe if he can squeeze it in between ikebana and his Thai cooking classes. Oh, he tries for the whole supervillain thing, but is it really his fault that he really likes going to yoga and hair products that don't require massive amounts of oils that leave him feeling greasy? Is it really his fault that manicures are so damn RELAXING and that those little Asian ladies in the salon are so charmingly adorable? Besides, his therapist says that all the rage is unhealthy.

TL;DR Loki gets a therapist and finds Earth hobbies that he enjoys in between bothering his brother and his friends.

[Goes on forever, and probably would have been better a little shorter but an enjoyable ride over all. I hope she continues this with a series as she promised.]
fanfic  recs  redeemed.Loki  Loki  TheAvengers  gen  OC  family  Thor  TonyStark  SteveRogers 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Without the Usual Cost of Labor by vain_glorious
"Someone just reported to SHIELD that whatever was stolen produced “viable offspring,” and we’re hoping that doesn’t mean what we think it does,” Bruce says, evidently deciding to take over for Tony after only one masturbation joke.
kid.fic  gen  team  family  SteveRogers  TheAvengers  NatashaRomanov  BruceBanner  ClintBarton  TonyStark 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor/The Avengers] Kings and Vagabonds by spinstitcher
In the wake of the Chitauri Loki is stripped of his powers and banished to Vanaheim. Nobody tasers him, but there is an awful lot of singing and dancing. Accompanied by his eldest son, who happens to be a horse, Loki slowly begins to carve out a place for himself – one that isn’t Supreme Ruler of the Known Universe.

But there is another power emerging from the darkness; one that threatens the safety – and sanity – of all the Nine Realms. Loki may have given up his dreams of becoming Glorious Overlord, but that doesn’t mean someone else gets to take his place. [This is kind of complete and utter crack that about mid-way through I really, really started to care about. Love the universe building and the OCs a lot. Love Sleipnir even more.]
Loki  family  fanfic  recs  Thor2011  TheAvengers  redeemed.Loki  OC  gen  crackfic 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor/The Avengers] Supplication by Sigridhr
Someone on Midgard was praying to Loki, and so, he answered. Darcy thinks she's having weird dreams – but they're about to get a hell of a lot weirder. [Lalala hooooot. Also, one badass Frigga, just FYI.]
dub.con  DarcyLewis  Loki  Loki/Darcy  het  fanfic  recs  JaneFoster  Frigga  Odin  family  h/c  Thor2011  TheAvengers 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Being Human by Jaune_Chat
For reasons of his own, Loki gives Tony's AI, Jarvis, a human body. What Tony didn't expect was to find himself trying to teach humanity to someone he'd programmed with his entire life.
gen  family  fanfic  recs  friendship  Jarvis  TonyStark  PepperPotts  SteveRogers  ClintBarton  BruceBanner  Rhodey 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Wish Bank by chinae
Loki is Odin's son, but he was born blind, and so is sheltered from just about everything. Thor treats him like he's made of glass, and while he loves his brother, he's determined to prove himself. So Loki waits, and studies, and trains his magic and his other senses. And then he goes on his own quest. Thor and family and friends flip out and think he's been kidnapped.
kid.fic  kid.Loki  Thor2011  Loki  Sif  Loki/Sif  gen  friendship  family  Thor  disability  fanfic  recs 
august 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Learning To Fly by astolat
I don't see why I should follow the crowd, the magpie said. [Lots of self-harm. WARNING.]
gen  Loki  family  fanfic  recs  Thor  Frigga  Odin  h/c 
july 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Seven Men and a Little Lady by hermione_vader
Loki's magic misfires and accidentally turns Darcy in a young child with no memory or recollection of her previous memories. Thor feels responsibility for the care of Darcy and ropes Tony & Steve in helping rear the child. Have fun with the prompt people.
fanfic  recs  gen  kid.fic  DarcyLewis  Thor  Loki  TonyStark  daddy.issues  family  SteveRogers  TheAvengers 
july 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] The Several Heirs of Loki Odinson, Prince of the Realm of Asgard by theorytale
Prompt: Loki's greatest con is passing off random monsters as members of the royal family. The reason Odin keeps banishing them is because he's totally on to him.

It starts, as it so often does, as a harmless prank, but it rapidly takes on a life of its own.
angst  gen  humor  Thor2011  Loki  Odin  Thor  fanfic  recs  transformation  genderfuck  family  crackfic  kid.fic 
june 2012 by meri_sefket
[Avengers] Breakfast of Discordians by dira_sudis
Summary: "Well, Bruce," Tony said. "When a crazy Frost Giant demi-god and a big green rage monster hate each other enough to have frankly alarming penetrative sex...."
kid.fic  TheAvengers  BruceBanner  family  friendship  TonyStark  ClintBarton  NatashaRomanov  PepperPotts 
june 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] The Still Point of the Turning World by que_sera
After an inglorious defeat at the hands of Asgard, Laufey seizes the opportunity for revenge and kidnaps Odin's only son. He does not, expect, however, for his own son to take such a liking to the young Thor - or for one touch of Loki's hands to turn Thor Jotun blue. The two grow together, reigning beloved and terrible in Jotunheim, until one day a delegation from Asgard arrives to tear everything apart. Now, to prevent war, Thor must leave everything he knows to join a people who mistrust and fear him, while Loki deals with rebellion without his brother at his side - a war that grows to threaten Midgard as well. Now three realms hang on the bond between two false brothers, who must decide how their realms will stand or fall.
au  gen  Thor  Thor2011  Loki  family  Sif  fanfic  recs 
may 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] I know the shape your shadow takes by Mira_Jade
Summary: "We mourned you, brother. We all mourned you." Those left behind after the fall.

Notes: Because I have so many Loki shaped feelings thanks to this beautiful, ridiculous, absolutely perfect film! In a way, this oneshot sets right into my steel!verse (my muse has it set right after "at the gallows, an about face", and ye gods, but my AU is now really AU), but it is more my way of channeling all of my Avengers feelings into something constructive. And it is a little different, at that, style wise, so, I hope to hear what you guys think.
fanfic  recs  Thor2011  Thor  Loki  family  Sif  Loki/Sif  gen 
may 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Landing by galaxysoup
Sequel to Freefall. Thor and Loki settle in to life at Avengers mansion. This process is about as complicated as one would expect.
series:Freefall  angst  gen  Loki  Thor2011  Thor  TheAvengers  fanfic  recs  family  SteveRogers  TonyStark  JaneFoster  DarcyLewis 
may 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Freefall by galaxysoup
Loki falls. Thor catches him. This does not solve as many problems as Thor thought it would.

Sequel: Landing
gen  series:Freefall  redeemed.Loki  Thor2011  Thor  Loki  angst  family  fanfic  recs  TheAvengers  DarcyLewis  SteveRogers  TonyStark  team  JaneFoster 
may 2012 by meri_sefket
[The Avengers] Asylum 'Verse by carleton97, Sister_Wolf
[Featuring Gift of Asylum and Louder Than Bells] The story of how Darcy Lewis accidentally helps found the Avengers while having an epic, failboaty romance with that dude she nailed in a bar two years ago. Tasers, jackbooted thugs, Tony Stark, and life-altering job offers are par for the course when you help discover an alien/god dude with amazing pecs.
Thor2011  TheAvengers  fanfic  recs  het  team  family  DarcyLewis  ClintBarton  Darcy/Clint  TonyStark  PepperPotts  PhilCoulson  Thor  NatashaRomanov 
may 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor] Can't Go Back the Same Way You Came by Pell
Loki lets go. This is what happens after. (post-film; basically a fixit fic.) [The one where he pretends to be a researcher with Jane, Erik, and Darcy to make the Bifrost work again as atonement and ends up making friends as well.]
family  friendship  fanfic  recs  gen  Loki  Thor2011  Thor  DarcyLewis  JaneFoster  redeemed.Loki 
april 2012 by meri_sefket
[Thor/The Avengers] Family Ties by skiesovergideon
After his fall from the Bifrost, Loki finds himself taken in by a suburban family and lacking most of his magic. He resolves to escape them as soon as possible. This does not go the way he planned. [Super plotty, gen with all the family tropes I could want. Loved this story. Strong OCs too, always nice in a fic.]
OC  Loki  TheAvengers  Thor2011  Thor  gen  fanfic  recs  family  team  SteveRogers  redeemed.Loki 
april 2012 by meri_sefket
[Merlin] Kin by selenak
Summary: "A little more than kin and less than kind". Arthur and Morgana through the years.
fanfic  recs  MerlinBBC  gen  family  ArthurPendragon  Morgana  UtherPendragon  evil.Morgana 
april 2012 by meri_sefket
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