all the colors - Chapter 1 - thoseguitarists - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
He says, “Let’s get out of this town,” and Harry opens his mouth to speak, to decline the offer, but he finds that he can’t tell someone with sparkling eyes like Niall no.



(Or, wherein it’s 1975 and Harry talks out of his ass a bit too much one night, Niall takes his words to heart, and a few weeks later they’re packing up, sneaking out, hitting the highway in the heat and enjoying their last summer of being kids, of having no responsibilities before college starts in the fall all in favor of going out with a bang at a Stones concert in Atlanta, but along the way Harry learns that happiness isn’t measured in time but instead the people you spend that time with, and there’s nobody in the world Harry would rather have at his side than his messy best friend whose eyes shine brighter than all the colors in the world.)
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/niall  genre:historical  setting:road.trip  length:100k+  year:2016  tw:homophobia 
10 days ago
Go steady with my head down low - Chapter 1 - wearetheluckyones - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry might be resistant, but the universe will never stop trying to put him and Liam together. It’s their fate; their destiny. They share two halves of one soul, and there’s nothing either of them can do to change it.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/liam  subject:pregnancy  subject:children  trope:famous/notfamous  length:50k+  year:2017 
14 days ago
start me over - camiii - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"Nick’s funny when he’s not being a knob, and has good taste in music and Louis really likes his hands. Not to mention that he’s tall, tall enough to have made Louis spend a minute or two imagining what it would be like to have Nick pin him to a flat surface and snog him senseless. The only thing keeping him from a full grown crush at this point is sheer will and the threat of humiliation.






So, Nick’s a dickhead but unfortunately Louis is kind of into that."
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/nick  setting:beach  genre:au  notes:sweet 
14 days ago
Kissing in the Rain - Chapter 1 - Writcraft - BBC Radio 1 RPF [Archive of Our Own]
It starts at a party with shitty cocktails, a DJ that's definitely not as good as Nick and some 'that only happens in the movies' kissing in the rain.

[so good and painful and gorgeous in a way i can't possibly tag correctly]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  notes:gorgeous  notes:quality.descriptions  notes:quality.dialogue  year:2017  length:50k+  kink:bondage  kink:subspace  kink:d/s  genre:romance  subject:coming.out  !rec  !favorites 
15 days ago
what a sweet sound it makes - saysthemagpie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry checks himself into a hotel room downtown when he feels it coming on. Then he calls Simon, because he can't think of what else to do, because Simon's a grown-up, because Simon's helped him before.

(alpha/omega fic. past & endgame gryles, but features long interludes of harry suffering a lot at the hands of others.)
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  p:1d:harry/simon  tw:non-con  tw:abortion  tw:abuse  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  trope:alpha/omega  notes:dark  notes:positive.ending  authors:s  length:05k-10k  year:2017 
15 days ago
Thawed Out - Chapter 1 - auburnnothenna (auburn), eretria - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
He's not the Asset. He's not the Winter Soldier. But neither is he Bucky Barnes. With the help of Steve, Sam and the Avengers, James takes the long, slow road to recovery. Nothing is as easy as either of them thought it would be.
fandom:avengers  p:marvel:steve/bucky  year:2015  length:100k+  subject:recovery  subject:ptsd  tw:eating.disorder  genre:hurt/comfort  authors:a  authors:e 
24 days ago
a praise chorus - 1000_directions - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“I don’t want... I don’t want him growing up thinking that he... has to,” Louis says, struggling to put words to the feeling in his head. “Like, not just because I... was who I was. He doesn’t have to do it like I did it. He can just be himself and love it however he wants to love it. It doesn’t have to mean anything.”






Louis enlists Uncle Nialler's help when Freddie develops a talent for music.
fandom:one.direction  character:freddie.tommo  p:1d:louis/niall 
26 days ago
straight for your heart (wolfpack au) - eavis, foundfamilyvevo, nothanksweregood (eavis) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Sometimes a favour to a friend spirals into something you never expect. Add in a codependent pack, some foster kids, a couple accidental pregnancies, and lots of cuddles and kisses, and it's a recipe for a tale fit for a cosy winter evening.
!masterpost  fandom:one.direction  pairing:1D.OT5  character-type:werewolf  tw:eating.disorder  tw:abuse  subject:depression  subject:panic.attacks  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  notes:fantastic 
28 days ago
If It All Goes Wrong - sunsetmog - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Nick smiles. "Best people," he says. "Best mates."

Harry moves so that his elbow's touching Nick's. "Best mates," he echoes. "Best wedding."

Or: it's Pixie and George's wedding in Mallorca, and the night's coming to an end.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  setting:wedding  setting:beach  genre:angst  author:sunsetmog 
5 weeks ago
Back To You And Tennessee - Chapter 1 - rippedgloves - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis Tomlinson rises to rock and roll fame at age twenty three and is thrown into a life of luxury and excess, but being on stage isn’t easy for a boy who has always stuck to the side-lines, and Louis struggles to deal with his new fame as he joins the Grand Ole Opry and is sent out on tour with names like Liam Payne and Elvis Presley. His life takes a turn, however, when his childhood role model, Harry Styles, joins them on tour, and the two become closer than two men in the spotlight are allowed to be.

-

OR, the one where Louis is Johnny Cash and Harry is June Carter
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  type:big.bang  year:2017  tw:homophobia  subject:alcohol/drugs  notes:positive.ending 
5 weeks ago
take it from me - snubfin - Hamilton - Miranda (Broadway Cast) RPF [Archive of Our Own]
Once when Lin was sixteen and very brave he hung off the side of a jetty at midnight with his feet lengthening into fins, and one of the sea-born cousins lay on the boards with her tail splitting in the breeze, and he said, “what do you think it's like? Wanting someone to keep?” and she'd laughed. “You know what it's like. It's like being hungry. Aren't you hungry?”
“All the time,” he said. “Are you?”
fandom:hamilton  notes:dark  genre:horror  character-type:mermaid  length:20k-50k  tw:violence  tw:torture  tw:abuse  kink:bondage  kink:bdsm 
5 weeks ago
of honey - stylinsoncity - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry wants what most hybrids don’t have. Love, for instance. Companionship. Understanding. And sex so good it hurts.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:hybrid 
6 weeks ago
But Please, Don't Bite - Chapter 1 - shyserious - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"Melodic little jingle sounded from a bell hanging over the doorframe and warm indoor air curled heavily around his shivering body for the first time in months. Harry suddenly felt a sting in the corners of his eyes and had to force down a broken sob. Fuck, he was a mess. Such a mess. He had to focus."
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:werewolf  trope:alpha/omega  length:100k+  notes:positive.ending  tw:violence  subject:kidnapping  year:2016 
6 weeks ago
Hell is Other People - tsukinofaerii - Teen Wolf (TV) [Archive of Our Own]
Stiles discovers the hazards of growing up a real boy when, at heart, he's not a real boy at all.

pt2: Stiles always smelled like sulfur. After Derek finds out the truth, he and Stiles get closer than they'd ever planned.
fandom:teen.wolf  character-type:demon 
6 weeks ago
Crossroads - 74days - Captain America (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Steve accidentally makes a deal with a demon called Buchanan, who keeps showing up... and then doesn't leave.
fandom:avengers  p:marvel:steve/bucky  character-type:angel  character-type:demon  trope:meet.cute 
6 weeks ago
Say Hallelujah, Say Goodnight - Chapter 1 - alivingfire - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis is an angel who is just a little too bad to be good, Harry is a demon who is just a little too good to be bad, and they're both a little too in love to be impartial when angels and demons go to war.

Louis has been alive since life was a mere concept; he watched the summoning of Man into existence, he was there when Eve took the apple. He’s seen seas break the world into separate pieces, he’s watched empires crumble into dust. He’s seen wildfire consume cities, he’s seen the world painted white with snow. He has known the most beautiful humans to walk the planet, he has watched the most powerful mortals gather their riches and influence around them and then die just like the poorest, weakest humans do. He’s met humans whose motives defy explanation, people who use their lives as battering rams, as tools, as weapons, as chess pieces.

None of that stopped Louis in his tracks.

But Harry did.

[this isn't a fic it's a fuckin bestseller novel tbqh]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:demon  character-type:!with.wings  type:big.bang  year:2017  notes:quality.descriptions  notes:amazing  !favorites  !rec  length:100k+  genre:romance  genre:historical 
6 weeks ago
You Come Beating Like Moth's Wings - Chapter 1 - supernope - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry smiles. He's only known Louis for about two hours, knows nothing about him past his first name, but he's nice and sarcastic and helpful and so, so pretty. And Harry's still got a few days left in Barcelona, and he thinks he wouldn't mind spending them with Louis.

Also known as, Harry takes the summer before uni to travel Europe and meets Louis in Barcelona, and they end up traveling together.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:vacation/travel  setting:europe  length:50k+  year:2013  authors:s 
6 weeks ago
The Prison AU - roaroftheninth - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Prison AU. "Louis takes to prison like a fish takes to water, like he was born to while away his days in captivity - and maybe he was, if he decides to believe any of that written-in-the-stars nonsense. Louis is a firm believer that you write your own destiny. He’s just not very good at endings, is all."

[first fic is v good, second is...eh and also unfinished as of now]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:prison  !masterpost  *WIP  character-type:criminal  p:1d:liam/zayn 
6 weeks ago
It Comes and Goes in Waves/It Always Does - Chapter 1 - roaroftheninth - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“He says that he’s grateful for that ending, because he always wanted to imagine it like that and you were always a better storyteller than he was. But that’s not the ending that should be published, because it’s not the truth.”

Summary: It is 1953; Louis makes that nine years since they won the war (eight if you count the Americans, which he never does). His first novel, a best-seller set during wartime, is due for a sequel - but Louis doesn't want to face the ending.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:wwii  subject:character.death  character-type:author 
6 weeks ago
when the wolves come out - countthestars - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Liam laughs, and he doesn't need heightened hearing to know that it sounds forced. Both Jade and Niall are staring at him, mouths gaping. Jade's the first to find her voice, flat and disbelieving. “Harry Styles showed up after practice.”

“To accuse you of lycanthropy?” Niall finishes, eyebrows climbing halfway up his forehead.

(aka: friday night wolves)
fandom:one.direction  type:big.bang  p:1d:harry/liam  length:20k-50k  year:2017 
6 weeks ago
Tug-of-War - Chapter 1 - cherrystreet - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis' husband dies suddenly and he is left with nothing. Well, not really nothing. He has Harry. And a St. Bernard puppy named Link, whom his late husband left behind for him. Louis takes care of Link and Harry takes care of Louis. Everything is okay until suddenly, it isn't.

[far less depressing than the summary makes it sound]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:50k+  notes:fantastic  year:2016  authors:c  genre:romance 
7 weeks ago
cut to the feeling - countthestars - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
It starts with a phone call on Mitch’s day off.

“Guitarist no-showed for a studio session,” his roommate Ryan says. “Told them you could fill in, if you’re up for it."
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/mitch  authors:c  notes:gorgeous  !rec  length:05k-10k  year:2017 
7 weeks ago
7 Up - Chapter 1 - cherrystreet - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Very loosely based on the British TV show "The Up Series" and somewhat inspired by the song “Something I Need” by Onerepublic, we follow the lives of Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson in an interview setting every seven years. They fall apart and come together, their lives and emotions recorded. Harry calls it a time capsule. Louis calls it a pain in the arse.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:50k+  subject:marriage  !rec  notes:gorgeous  notes:amazing  subject:character.death  quality:***** 
7 weeks ago
Here In The Afterglow - fondleeds - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“If you hadn’t noticed, I don’t have many friends,” Louis whispers, the blossom of insecurity in his stomach unfurling and clawing its way into his throat.

Harry is silent for a long time, and then he speaks; a soft, slow uncurl that makes Louis’ stomach shake. “I’ll be your friend.”

-

1970’s AU. In a tiny town in Idaho, Louis’ life is changed forever by the arrival of a curious stranger.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  genre:historical  tw:homophobia  setting:highschool  !rec  length:50k+ 
7 weeks ago
a little drop for me - littlemissmeggie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall was amazed how much had changed in a year, how it didn’t hurt anymore. He’d been drowning in heartache and pain for months and suffocated by the weight of his sorrow.

And then he’d met Harry and been scared and heartbroken again, worried to love and hesitant to be loved. But Harry hadn’t left. He’d showed Niall what unconditional love—romantic unconditional love—felt like, whether out of naive innocence or stubborn determination, Niall wasn’t sure.

or...

If anyone asked Niall how he thought he would meet the love of his life, he wouldn’t have said that he expected to find him lying naked on the beach when he went for a walk at sunrise while on holiday.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/niall  character-type:mermaid  subject:breakups  length:50k+  type:big.bang  year:2017 
7 weeks ago
i could dream all night - fondleeds - One Direction [Archive of Our Own]
As the sun kisses the horizon, one last flash of light before the stars and the moon take over, his phone will brighten in his grasp, Louis’ name appearing on screen, come over or wanna see you or miss your mouth. Harry always lingers on those messages, elbows bruising on the cool metal of the railing by the lookout, watching the water as he thumbs at the side of his phone, lips bitten into his mouth, trying to will away the bubbling in his stomach, the heat that flushes to his neck at the thought of being thought of.

At the thought of Louis thinking of him.

-

AU. Harry spends his summer away from the city.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  notes:quality.descriptions  setting:beach  notes:gorgeous 
7 weeks ago
got the sunshine on my shoulders - Chapter 1 - hattalove - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
five years ago, harry styles left his tiny home town to make it big as a recording artist. he didn't have much regard for what he left behind - a life, a family, and a husband, who woke up one morning to find him gone.

now, harry has everything he could possibly want: he's rich, famous, and adored by everyone he meets, including his boyfriend. but when said boyfriend proposes to him, he's forced to face the uncomfortable facts of his past - and louis, who's spent the last five years returning every set of divorce papers harry sent him.

(or, an au based on the movie sweet home alabama.)
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:breakups  subject:divorce  notes:positive.ending  length:100k+  type:big.bang  year:2017  authors:h 
9 weeks ago
High Spirits - becka - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry and Louis have a pretty good following for their paranormal investigation videos on YouTube. So good, in fact, that they've got a contract to turn their videos into a full-fledged series for BBC Three. They hire on some junior investigators, and they have to adjust to a bigger team, not to mention higher production values, TV promo, and rubbing elbows (and sometimes more than elbows) with proper celebrities.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:ghosts  notes:cute  type:big.bang  year:2017 
9 weeks ago
where the lights are beautiful - twoshipsdrifting - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry wasn’t wrong about that, not in a general sense. Lots of omegas did seek out rich alphas and betas, hoping or planning to go into heat at the right time. Plenty of omegas saw this as their duty, especially if their families weren’t well off.
Worse, Louis couldn’t honestly say he’d never thought about it.
If that had been his life, his goal, Louis would feel pretty good about himself now.
As it is…Louis feels like shit.

.:. .:. .:.

Or the accidental bonding a/b/o fic.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  trope:alpha/omega  tw:dub-con 
9 weeks ago
Lullaby for Cain - balefully - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
In the mid 1950s, Niall dreams of being a star like the famous pop icon Louis Tomlinson. When he finds himself in the right place at the right time, he does whatever he can to make it happen. Louis's record label contracts Niall to retrieve their prodigal son from the jaws of debauched luxury and force him to finish his latest album. Of course, Niall takes the job. When he finally arrives in Italy, Niall finds Louis living in sin with the film ingenue Harry Styles in a lush villa by the beach. He can't help falling in love with their lavish lifestyle--and with them, as well. Louis proves mercurial and demanding, however, and pushes Niall into a violent mistake that will haunt him for the rest of his life. As he spirals, Niall is pursued by Zayn Malik, Louis's best friend. He's been suspicious of Niall from the start, and as he and Harry close in on Niall's secret, Niall must defend himself in the only way he's able. Even the love of Bressie, a kind and genuine musician from Niall's hometown, can't save him in the midst of this collapsing house of cards. With international police involved and the body count rising, Niall must face the music alone.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:niall/bressie  p:1d:harry/louis/niall  length:20k-50k  type:big.bang  notes:dark  notes:depressing  subject:murder  notes:negative.ending  author:balefully  genre:historical 
9 weeks ago
Let It Be Lightning - Chapter 1 - alexenglish - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall Horan made a choice when he enlisted with the Pan Pacific Defense Corps. Leave his family and try to make a difference. He started out as a Jaeger Tech, elbow-deep in the greasy guts of the machines that were supposed to save the world, but here he is, five years later, fresh out of the Ranger Academy with another choice to make:

Assemble a team of Rangers able to pilot two or more Jaegers at any given moment. Interchangeable partnerships, all Drift Compatible with each other. The implications of pulling off this project are astronomical, but at the end of the day, Niall's just worried about how many people are going to end up inside his head.
fandom:one.direction  pairing:1D.OT5  fandom:pacific.rim  genre:fusion  type:big.bang  year:2017  !favorites  !rec  subject:gender  kink:polyamory  subject:ptsd  subject:injury  notes:fantastic 
10 weeks ago
Emperor's New Clothes - Chapter 1 - sunsetmog - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The fact that Louis’s most precious belonging was a cat with a face like thunder and an uncanny ability to cover every single inch of Louis’s clothing with cat hair was something that Louis chose not to think about too much.

or: Harry’s a pop star and Louis isn’t, and there’s a non-disclosure agreement where there used to be a relationship.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  author:sunsetmog  length:50k+  subject:animals  subject:depression  trope:secret.relationship  trope:famous/notfamous  notes:depressing  !favorites  !rec  notes:therapy 
12 weeks ago
through struggles, to the stars - Chapter 1 - thedeathchamber - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis is a Starfleet captain trying to find his place in the universe. Harry is a prince just trying to do what's right.
A Star Trek-inspired AU.
fandom:one.direction  fandom:star.trek  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:aliens  length:50k+  year:2017 
12 weeks ago
Atlas At Last - Chapter 1 - louisandthealien - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
He doesn’t know what he had been expecting out of the road trip itself besides burping contests and too much shitty gas station food with Oli and Stan, but in the brief moment before Harry ambles up his driveway, Louis idly wonders if this is about to become some sort of Gay Coming of Age story.

Maine to California in ten days. In which Zayn’s an open-shirt hippie they meet somewhere in Ohio, Liam’s the pastor’s son running away from home, and Niall’s the number they call on the bathroom wall.

It’s 1978. Harry and Louis are just trying to get to San Fran in time for the Queen concert.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:50k+  type:big.bang  year:2017  setting:road.trip  genre:historical 
12 weeks ago
let's start right now - Chapter 1 - dramaturgicallycorrect - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
He turns to Harry. “Do you mind, like. Can I take a picture of your driver’s license?”

“Yeah,” Harry says easily, fishing his wallet out and presenting him with a California license to match his California plates. He has got an LA address, Niall notes as he snaps a picture. He’s got longer hair in this picture, waving down to brush his shoulders, a far sight from the short crop he's got now. It looks just as good on him, he notes almost subconsciously.

He texts the picture to Louis as Harry puts the license away, give this to the police if I go missing ..

What have you done Neil?? comes Louis’ answer quickly, but Niall ignores it, looks up to find Harry looking back at him.

“It’ll be fun.”

“Promise?”

Harry tilts his head. “I never make promises. You’ll just have to trust me.”


[Or, Harry's a professional cross country road trip driver, and Niall is his latest fare.]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/niall  setting:road.trip  notes:heartsforeyes  notes:[clutches  chest]  !favorites  !rec  year:2017 
april 2017
Making Shades of Purple - alexenglish - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Sometimes you have to get to where you're going to see where you've been.

Or, Louis figures out he's in love with Niall. It's way less surprising than it should be.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  setting:road.trip  type:non-linear  !rec  authors:a  year:2017  setting:hiatus 
march 2017
and I feel life (for the very first time) - smudgesofink - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
“What do you have in mind for the next season?” A reporter asks him during the press conference and Victor shoots them a smile, trying to buy himself some time. I don’t know, he wants to say. To be honest, after winning gold once more, Victor feels lost more than anything. What does one do after finally fulfilling a longtime promise?

In which Victor helps Yuuri with his skating, but Yuuri helps Victor find himself again.
fandom:yoi 
february 2017
Nights So Slow - jibrailis - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
“Well,” Viktor says helplessly, because it’s all ruined now, “I was going to try and seduce you.”
fandom:yoi  authors:j 
february 2017
i know my madness - astoryaboutwar - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
It's hardly a secret that Victor Nikiforov is a massive player.

(In which Yuuri doesn't blow the Grand Prix Finals the first time round, does blow Victor, and everything changes but ends up the same.)
fandom:yoi 
february 2017
the lounge - fan_nerd - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
Dr. Yuuri Katsuki is a psychiatric therapist in Detroit who specializes in alcoholism. The last person he expects to see in his chair is retired figure skater Victor Nikiforov, whom he used to idolize.

Victor is a very different man than the one who'd been subject to the constant flashes of cameras in the prime of his life. He is broken, and so terribly human.

But then, so is Yuuri.
fandom:yoi  subject:alcohol  subject:addiction 
february 2017
i took no time with the fall - lazulisong - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
It's really nice, knowing Victor like this, as a real living person who hates chocolate and sleeps with his dog in his arms like a teddy bear. That he's obsessed with the perfect selfie and remembers that Yuri doesn't like carrots. All of those things about Victor, that Yuri gets to find out every day, over and over again.
fandom:yoi  notes:gorgeous  type:slice.of.life 
february 2017
Memories You Bury Or Live By - Ren - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
"You have other pilots," Viktor points out. "Other Jaegers."

"I don't have a team! All I've got is a bunch of cadets who are not drift compatible with anyone. You and Katsuki are the best I've got, and History Maker…"

"History Maker is just an old Mark-3. You've got the Mark-5 that was just completed. I'm sure you'll find someone to pilot it."
fandom:yoi  fandom:pacific.rim  genre:fusion 
february 2017
Half Past the Point of No Return - Erushi - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
“No powers officially listed,” Georgi had observed, leaning forward in his seat to squint at the profile. “What use is a Normal?”

Now, watching from his vantage point, Victor was starting to wonder if Georgi had been right, after all.

---

Or: The Superpowers AU in which Victor leads a black-ops team and Yuuri is their mysterious new member.
fandom:yoi  character-type:!with.powers 
february 2017
No Less Unthinkable - Chapter 1 - rageprufrock - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
In which Katsuki Yuuri fights a losing battle with chronic anxiety, the quadruple Salchow, and his own judgment four drinks in — but wins the war.
fandom:yoi  tw:animal.death  subject:anxiety  subject:alcohol  length:50k+  !favorites  !rec  notes:gorgeous 
february 2017
Everything That Washes Away - Chapter 1 - Michelle_A_Emerlind - Hamilton - Miranda [Archive of Our Own]
In Hamilton's darkest hour, it's surprising that the only person who understands him is the one he was sure wouldn't get him at all. Alpha/Beta/Omega Fic. Alternatively known as the one in which Hamilton and Jefferson slowly fall in love while Hamilton grieves the loss of Laurens and while, oh yeah, Hamilton is pregnant with Laurens' baby.
fandom:hamilton  subject:pregnancy  trope:alpha/omega  subject:grief/mourning 
february 2017
Run and I'll Give Chase - Madalynn_Bohemia - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“You go out every night and maybe you’re able to drink without hurting anyone, but you’re still thirsty, aren’t you? Still have an itch you can’t scratch. A need you can’t put a name to. You desire a companion.”

“You mean a keeper?” Harry corrects with venom in his voice. “Someone to put a leash on me.”

“Wouldn’t need a leash, love.” Louis whispers sensually, and he is suddenly behind Harry, too fast for his eyes to keep track of. “You’re practically pliant just by being in my presence. Of course, if you’re into that sort of thing, I could always get you a lovely collar with a matching leash once you decide to take me up on my offer.”


Or, Harry is a fledgling vampire without a maker. Louis is graciously offering to fill that role.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:vampire  !part.of.a.series 
february 2017
Hold On to the Feeling and Don't Let It Go - Chapter 1 - tigriswolf - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
A routine day during the zombie apocalypse.

Part 2: a slightly exciting day during the zombie apocalypse.

Interlude: three New Year Eves
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:zombies  setting:post-apoc  ! 
february 2017
we've come a long way - graceana - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
For the rest of the movie Louis barely pays attention. He’s too focused on the words that Harry said. They keep echoing in the back of his mind: There are people who don’t experience sexual attraction. That’s Louis. That’s what he’s got to be. He wants to know more. He wants to meet people who are like him, who know what it feels like and how confused and scared it makes him.

there are two things louis is confused about. the first is his sexuality, or lack there of? he guesses. the second is why all of a sudden he has feelings for his best friend.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/zayn  subject:asexuality 
february 2017
With All the Madness In My Soul - pukeandcry - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Nick would do desperate, terrible things as long as Harry will smile at him afterward, as long as he’ll be near Nick at all. He already has done desperate, terrible things, and he’s loved it, every second. He’ll do more, certainly. (Natural Born Killers AU)
authors:p  fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis/nick  notes:dark  setting:road.trip  tw:violence 
february 2017
Like Vines (We Intertwine) - turnyourankle - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The "Roswell" AU where Harry is an alien, Louis is not, and they've both been pining after each other for far too long.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:alien  genre:fusion  notes:cute 
february 2017
Black with Autumn Rain - Chapter 1 - whimsicule - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Thank you,” Geoff says, taking a sip of his tea. “What did you tell him?”

Louis has a sip as well, lets the tea burn down his throat too quickly, too hot, and he feels it all the way down to his stomach. “The truth. Essentially,” he replies after a moment, licking his lips, relishing the slightly bitter taste of the brew that’s never quite strong enough for Louis’ liking. At least it’s not decaf. “That my dog scented it. That I didn’t touch the body. That I came here first thing.”

Geoff nods pensively. “Did he believe you?”

“Probably not. There’s only so many people who can drown on dry land before it gets fishy.”

or: Harry is a journalist, Louis has lots of secrets and the moors aren't exactly the ideal place to rekindle a lost romance.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:fae  length:50k+  notes:heartsforeyes  authors:w 
february 2017
Maelstrom - Chapter 1 - feelslikefire - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
Victor Nikiforov is poised to win gold in his fifth consecutive Grand Prix Final. He has the world at his feet, is unparalleled in the sport--right up until a snowstorm blows into Sochi, and he finds himself repeating the same day over and over and over. He stumbles over Yuuri Katsuki, and everything changes.

(Or, the time loop au. Loosely based on Groundhog Day.)
fandom:yoi  trope:groundhog.day  length:20k-50k 
february 2017
Fever - MilkTeaMiku - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
Yuuri had always known he was a little bit different when compared to other figure skaters. Of course, the fact that he was socially awkward and rather ungraceful kind of made him stand out anyway, but it was more than that.

It was biology.
fandom:yoi  trope:alpha/omega  type:first-time 
february 2017
Hold Me Tight - Chapter 1 - smudgesofink - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
Katsuki Yuuri is not a tactile man. Anyone who’s spent a minute with him can tell you that much.

Victor, however—

To say that Victor is touchy-feely is the understatement of the century.

So when Victor just stops touching Yuuri, without explanation, without reason, it makes for a painfully jarring experience.
fandom:yoi  trope:5+1  tw:homophobia 
february 2017
Praise Please - surveycorpsjean - Yuri!!! on Ice (Anime) [Archive of Our Own]
Viktor is a good coach. Strict, talented.

But Viktor is kind. He gives praise like a waterfall, overflowing and loud and it makes Yuuri drown.
fandom:yoi  genre:hurt/comfort  subject:injury 
february 2017
stay, stay, stay. . . (stay.) - badjujuboo (miztrezboo) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall keeps a gun by the bed now.

Harry doesn't think Niall knows he knows.



OR an au of the on the streets/gangland type description, drug and alcohol use, violence offscreen, past rough sex (barely mentioned), romantic sex (because we need both sides), somewhat discussed unprotected sex, guns and being shot at and shot, and minor character death (because its a gangland fic and i'm sorry?)
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/niall  tw:violence 
january 2017
(quiet like a fight) fingers laced together - decadent - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
It’s a thin hope, frail and as thin as the silver strands of a spider web, desperate in the way Louis keeps clinging onto it even when he’s already expecting and preparing for the worst. Maybe one day, he’ll have a home, a place where he can feel safe and sound, tucked away safely from the world that has the tendency to treat him horribly and then even worse, that maybe there will be someone in his life who cares for him, even if in the smallest of ways, and does not just use him for whatever they tend to need at the moment.

Or, the one where Harry is gifted a hybrid and it's a whole new world for the both of them.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:hybrid 
january 2017
Maybe, Baby - Chapter 1 - thoughtsickles - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
It all feels too easy, too good to be true. It all feels like a scene from Louis' daydreams, the kind of life he'd always imagined he'd have when he was younger and bored at his momma's work, sneaking around the hallways of the maternity ward until the nurses let him in to hold the babies. He'd felt so important being allowed to touch them. He'd told them stories of the lives they were going to have, houses with nice wallpaper that wasn't peeling, yards filled with sunshine and flowers and grass that never went yellow. A hammock to nap in, cuddled up with his husband.

You can't stay here, he tells himself, but Baby doesn't want to listen.

****

Louis runs away. Harry finds him.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:pregnancy 
january 2017
Let's just see how we go - becka - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Nick is a prostitute with a high-end client list, and he can think of any number of ways aspiring popstar Harry could have gotten his number, dozens of people from any major label who could have handed him a card and said, “If you want to experiment, be discreet.”

Harry is seventeen at the beginning of this story.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  author:becka  character-type:sex.industry  notes:sweet 
january 2017
With a whimper - Chapter 1 - kitundercover - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The long-haired man grips his arm tightly. “You’re not going to say anything.” It’s not a question.

Louis shakes his head, his body twitching. It hurts.

“Fine.” Large eyes survey him before letting go. “It’s cold. Take this. Wear it.”

Louis can’t help another flinch as the man’s long scarf is wrapped round his tender neck. It’s still warm. Louis touches the soft material. “Thank you.”

The man bears his teeth. “Don’t thank me. Don’t ever thank me.”

--

Dystopian AU. Louis has been alone for too long to remember how not to be, and Harry has too much to worry about to deal with a scrawny, wild, stranger.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:apocalypse  setting:dystopia  !favorites  !rec  notes:dark  notes:depressing  notes:heartbreaking  genre:angst  genre:hurt/comfort  length:100k+  quality:***** 
december 2016
i'll be someone who won't be forgotten - alaserquest - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"I’m just—" (Harry hiccups) "there’s a lot here."

And – yeah. There are oceans between them and mountain ranges surrounding them and Louis can feel tectonic plates shifting beneath his unsteady feet, pulling them further and further apart by the heartbeat. There are countries of distance, but there are pages and maps and textbooks of shared histories, moments documented and carefully filed away and Louis can’t remember thinking complete thoughts before he thought of Harry.

Six years since they’ve last seen one another, Louis bumps (literally) into Harry on the street on his way to work. In the hours following, they relearn one another and their past as they wander the streets and relive a few of their most significant memories together. Topics covered: what it means to grow up, how to be a real functioning adult in the world, how to stop lying, gravity in the context of black holes, and the reimagining of inevitability.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:reunions 
december 2016
rather have broken bones (than feel my body turn to stone) - eavis - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Sometimes a favour to a friend spirals into something you never expect. Add in a codependent pack, some foster kids, a couple accidental pregnancies, and lots of cuddles and kisses, and it's a recipe for a tale fit for a cosy winter evening.
fandom:one.direction  pairing:1D.OT5  character-type:werewolf  tw:eating.disorder  tw:abuse  character-type:model  notes:sweet 
december 2016
see me in a new light - brokendrums - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall joins the production team for Planet Earth II and Harry has an interesting proposition.

[niall and harry mountain climbing]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/niall  authors:b  subject:bed.sharing  notes:sweet 
december 2016
where we are alive - littlecather - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry invites Taylor and Louis to stay in a cottage by the coast for the Easter holidays. Harry bed-hops between them until tensions rise too high.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/taylor  p:1d:harry/louis  p:1d:louis/taylor  p:1d:harry/louis/taylor  setting:beach  setting:college  authors:l 
november 2016
Drowning In Your Eyes - Chapter 1 - smittenwithlouis - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"Capt’n Styles, are you certain of this? They be attracted to man-made light."

"What is? Sharks?" The young blonde asks in terror.

"Worse than sharks, lad. There'll be flesh eating mermaids upon us in minutes, mark my words!” Paul huffs as he continues to wave the bright lantern in front of him, “And Captain Styles here, has us bait!”


Or: The Pirates of the Caribbean inspired au where Harry is a fierce pirate who holds the heart of a beautiful merman.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:pirate  character-type:mermaid 
november 2016
connoisseurs of comfort - sky_reid - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
louis has only really had his flat to himself for a few weeks when liam knocks on the door and brings him a new flatmate. this one turns out to be a bit different though.

[so good. harry is such a good kitten.]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:hybrid  subject:animals  notes:quality.descriptions  genre:hurt/comfort  genre:humor  !favorites  !rec  tw:abuse  year:2016  length:20k-50k 
november 2016
the lucky one - countthestars - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
It's fully dark now, but with his arms occupied holding Jackson, Liam hasn't got a spare to hold onto Rosie's hand. “Rosie, love, stick close to me, now. Don't want to lose you, too.”

“You won't, Dad, I'll be so careful,” Rosie says, and Liam's hit with a rush of gratefulness when Harry offers up his own hand to Rosie.

“So you don't lose me,” he says, smiling wide, teeth gleaming in the dark. “I'm not very careful at all.”
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/liam  subject:alcohol  subject:children  trope:famous/notfamous  notes:cute 
november 2016
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