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Didn't Know I Would Feel It by Xparrot
Guardian, Zhao/Shen. "'So you’re okay with it?' Zhao asked finally. 'Me going out with her tonight?' Shen Wei blinked at him. 'Why wouldn’t I be okay with it?'" // 7K. Set mid-canon, a couple of idiots trying out a new domestic situation with an ongoing series of cases in the background. Sweet.
fanfic  Guardian  镇魂  slash  pair:ZhaoYunlan/ShenWei  ref:established  ref:miscommunication  ref:casefic  via:esther_a  au:xparrot  fandom:Guardian 
57 minutes ago
Come On Baby Light My Fire by galaxysoup
Guardian, Shen Wei/Zhao Yunlan. "Life as the flame of the Guardian Lantern is both exactly and not at all what Zhao Yunlan had expected." // 4K. Woo. Happy (kinda goofy :) fix-it fic, which is also kind of a curtain fic.
At first he’s really just trying to make something solid, but once he has floor to stand on it occurs to him that a couch to sprawl on would be way better, so he makes the old beaten-up leather one from the SID that he spent so many happy hours needling his subordinates from.
(He leaves out the years’ worth of crumbs and squirreled-away cat treats the real one had, though, because even he is willing to admit that retrieving anything from under the cushions had gotten to be kind of a scarring experience.)
Once he has the couch, he might as well make the table, too, so he has somewhere to put his feet. And, well, the couch and the table look sort of weird just hanging out in the middle of swirly stardust, so he builds some walls and then puts stuff on them so they won’t be blank and before he knows it he’s basically recreated the main floor of the SID.
fanfic  Guardian  镇魂  gen  slash  pair:ZhaoYunlan/ShenWei  ref:postcanon  ref:fixit  ref:curtainfic  ref:domestic  via:sevenses  au:galaxysoup  fandom:Guardian 
4 hours ago
【English Sub】镇魂 | Guardian
Guardian, YoYo Official channel. Most of the episodes with English fansubs. When episodes mysteriously vanish Because Communism, there are links to English fansubs of all 40 episodes on the BL Town Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/BLTOWN/photos/pcb.334909930583573/334909657250267/?type=3&theater

Nicer versions of the episodes that Orange Biscuit translated are found via videos on that Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/cc.orangebiscuit/

Oh. While I'm at it, the three videos by Nerjaveika that spelled my unholy doom:
1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dc7Tk3d4KRE
2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Daf3Ub3fTNI
3) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBVJ5JPYilE

And 40+ hours later, I am in desperate need of a metric fuckton of fixit fic, and there's nada to be had.

Ongoing fan translation of source novel over here, which someday I might care about, but today is not that day: https://www.wattpad.com/story/153357561-guardian-english-version-bl-novel
fansubbbing  Guardian 
7 hours ago
A Forward Takeoff by Dira Sudis (dsudis)
Check Please, AU, gen. "Eric had certainly never expected to be wolf-bonded." // 7.7K, Iskryne AU, where Bitty's family is More Southern Than Thou and Filled With Tradition and Manliness, complete with family wolves. But mostly it's about being very young and very closeted in the South. (So my first thought was, oh, c'mon, not everything can work with psychic wolves ... but I'd thought that before I read the Endeavour fic as well; and once again it works.)
fanfic  CheckPlease  Companion-to-Wolves  gen  AU  ref:fusionfic  ref:Iskryne  ref:wolves  ref:closet  ref:telepathy  via:sunrayravine  au:DiraSudis  fandom:CheckPlease 
4 days ago
Vessel by linguamortua
Venom, Eddie/Venom. "Eddie could download Tinder any time he wanted. He had options. He was choosing not to exercise those options.
Fine, he was lonely. // 2.6K, PWP, tentacles of course.
‘Great,’ said Eddie, miserably. ‘I can’t even jerk off without an audience.’
You can’t what?
‘It’s, uh, practice. For reproduction.’
You need to practice? Venom laughed his sonorous, resonant laugh. Eddie ... you are a loser.
All this tentacle porn has already plateaued into disappointingly similar PWPs. Proof that when there is a gift horse, I will always be first in line to start peering at its molars.
fanfic  Venom  slash  pair:EddieBrock/Venom  ref:PWP  ref:alien-wtf  ref:xeno  ref:tentacles  via:Tafadhali  fandom:Venom 
6 days ago
The Mirror Wheel Eye by pentapus
Naruto, Iruka/Kakashi. Assistant teacher Iruka gets menaced by a local legend, Kakashi, and winds up inadvertently sucked into deadly political machinations. He discovers two sides have been secretly vying for control of Konoha, and both view Kakashi as key to winning. // 31.5K. Fork AU, in which Konoha never fully recovered from the fox attack, and Kakashi was more or less disabled by the new eye. I followed the plot slightly better on this reread, but it's definitely not an easy read -- far too much gets elided (so no surprise that the responses in the fic comments contain lengthy clarifications of plot points). In spite of that, it's a rather atmospheric, dystopian-flavored take on/departure from canon. (And here, Iruka makes a terrible Mata Hari, and an even worse princess in need of rescue.) Smut-free, tho.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  gen  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  AU  ref:fork  ref:plot  ref:pricklypair  ref:politics  ref:H/C  ref:molasses  ref:paranoia  au:pentapus  fandom:Naruto 
6 days ago
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8 days ago
Hands On Education by BewareTheIdes15
Yuri on Ice, Yuri/Otabek. Yuri gets off with Otabek for the first time. // 4K of aggro stream of consciousness PWP that also manages to be rather funny at times.
He’s so hard. Him. Otabek. Both of them. Mutually. Together.
Fuck. Sex is gross and it makes him stupid. He’s going to have to fucking apologize to Viktor and Yuuri. He understands now. He has seen the light, and it is in Otabek Altin’s pants.
He’s pretty sure there’s a segment of the internet that already knew that.
fanfic  Yuri-on-Ice  slash  pair:YuriPlisetsky/OtabekAltin  ref:PWP  ref:first-time  ref:humor  via:kohleyed  au:BewareTheIdes15  fandom:Yuri_on_Ice 
8 days ago
You & Me & The Pegasus Galaxy by CartWrite
SGA, John/Rodney. "When John Sheppard finds Rodney McKay's very explicit ads on the Atlantis hook-up board, he feels pretty weird and kind of loses his mind." // 29K, new SGA fic! John POV, fairly woobie, loads of sketchy skulking and pining, also sort of a comfy fixit in that it happily ignores most canon deaths (and I am OK with that).
“Atlantis has a hook-up board?!” Rodney McKay’s initial conversational blast could be heard in every corner of the mess hall as he approached their usual table. His accusing glare skated from Teyla to Ronon and landed on John as he sat down with his full tray. “How am I just finding out about this? We’ve been here literally years. How long has this been going on? It isn’t even online, in a city where even the moppingest floor-mopping moron can write code. When were you going to tell me about this?” Rodney demanded of them all, but John especially.
John took a slow bite of his fishy sandwich. Pegasus catfish tasted like Earth catfish in every way, but the texture was off. It took a little more chewing than normal. This gave him a few extra seconds to decide whether or not to admit he had no idea what Rodney was talking about.
fanfic  SGA  slash  pair:JohnSheppard/RodneyMcKay  ref:pining  ref:woobie  ref:miscommunication  ref:first-time  via:as_lld_again  au:CartWrite  fandom:SGA 
10 days ago
Full-Court Press by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "To be clear, these are not tactics Ryan would recommend. Being an athleisure-obsessed pervert, and lying, and clothes-sabotage: these are not things he’s proud of. But they have undeniably worked." // 12K. That is, Ryan discovers that his ~thing for basketball jerseys is possibly kink flavored -- specifically when worn by Shane, who never wears them. So Ryan takes (weird) steps to remedy that situation. Not too long, rather goofy.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:pining  ref:humor  ref:miscommunication  ref:first-time  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
10 days ago
Every Rose Has a Thorn by Splinter
Venom, Eddie/Venom. "Fluffy dom/sub curtain fic for Eddie and Venom." // <1K. Curtainfic. As in an actual curtain shopping fic. Fandom, ILU <3
fanfic  Venom  slash  pair:EddieBrock/Venom  ref:alien-wtf  ref:vignette  ref:curtainfic  ref:domestic  ref:tentacles  ref:exhibitionism  ref:d/s  via:shadowkeeper  fandom:Venom 
13 days ago
Kiss the Skin That Crawls from You by dezemberzarin
Venom, Eddie/Venom. Eddie can't keep his attention on dating when something else is (literally) lurking in the back of his mind. // 3K. Moar tentacle porn. Brief Eddie/OMC, briefest Eddie/OFC.
via:shadowkeeper  fanfic  Venom  slash  pair:EddieBrock/Venom  ref:alien-wtf  ref:PWP  ref:tentacles  ref:dubcon  ref:d/s  au:dezemberzarin  fandom:Venom 
13 days ago
But Have You Got The Touch? by impertinence
Venom, Eddie/Venom. "Eddie has a horny alien living in his head and a functional dick, and the combination almost immediately becomes a problem." // 2K, PWP, dubcon, tentacles, d/s-favored. (Slash, after a fashion.)

No plans to watch this movie, but I'm already fond of its nascent fandom. Which clearly wants to be the motherlode of vile tentacle smut woo.
via:shadowkeeper  fanfic  Venom  slash  pair:EddieBrock/Venom  ref:alien-wtf  ref:PWP  ref:tentacles  ref:dubcon  ref:d/s  au:impertinence  fandom:Venom 
13 days ago
The Ghost of Ryan Present by Siria
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "'Great news!' Ryan said, grinning ear to ear. 'I'm dead!'" When blithe spirit Ryan waltzes through the wall and announces he's raring to finally solve some unsolveds, Shane is pretty sure madness is taking its toll -- because he has it on good, current authority that Ryan is not, in fact, dead. // 3K, gen(ish) goofiness, mainly filled with a running debate over which of them's the deluded dude here (and Ryan's curious ideas about science). Fluff not death fic.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  gen  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:humor  ref:fluff  ref:angst  au:siria  fandom:Buzzfeed 
13 days ago
A Thoughtful, Moving Exploration of Passionate Youth by thehoyden
Naruto, Iruka/Guy. "It said something about Gai that Iruka was actually unsure whether that was a line." // 3.6K. Rare pair! Here, Iruka got over himself much earlier re: Naruto, which snowballed in interesting ways. Halfway in I realized I'd read this one before, but a very long time ago. Really lovely fic of nice people in a believable, earnest, endearing (and funny) relationship (equipped with an eternal rival).
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:IrukaUmino/GuyMaito  ref:humor  ref:schoomp  ref:first-time  ref:fixit  au:Hoyden  fandom:Naruto 
14 days ago
Descent by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Kakashi/Guy. Kakashi's genin are apprenticed out, and Konoha is running short on jounin, so he accepts an ANBU mission to aid a Suna hunter nin. Guy's not willing to let him go alone. // 11K. Casefic of the really violent kind, complete with ninken. Kakashi POV (who turns out to be somewhat unreliable).
fanfic  Naruto  slash  gen  pair:KakashiHatake/GuyMaito  ref:established  ref:casefic  ref:h/c  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
The Wheel by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Gen, Gaara & Kankuro. "Sunagakure. Still reeling from their defeat at the Chuunin exams and the loss of their leader to treachery. As if to take advantage of their weakness and disarray, something dark is stirring in the village. An old sin, an unbearable pain, is being brought to their door. And it is killing people. Oddly enough, it's not Gaara. But Sunagakure might take some convincing of that." // 12.6K. Plotty haunted house story. Gaara figures out how he fits into a village that seems to be slowly disintegrating in the aftermath of the Chuunin exam snafu.
fanfic  Naruto  gen  pair:SandSiblings  ref:plot  ref:mystery  ref:angst  ref:h/c  ref:horror  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
Hunter's Moon by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "Ninja live and die for their village. Ninja follow orders. Ninja hurt and kill those they are ordered to hurt and kill, including other ninja. Ninja will hunt friends and loved ones if ordered to." Iruka must make it across the village before Kakashi kills him. // 10.6K. Another of those fics that works out the full implications of the canon, and in a pretty interesting way. A lot of epithets to ignore in this one though. Really good for competency kink w/o exceeding the canon skill set as well.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:angst  ref:h/c  ref:established  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
Spring Fever by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. In view of getting laid, and after appropriate investigation, Kakashi asks a schoolteacher out on a date. // 9K. Alternating POVs. Not much happens aside from the date (so more gen than not), but the characters are peculiar enough that it's fine.
"So, how was your day?" Kakashi asked, as if he'd once read a book on the art of conversation and this was chapter one.
"...It was fine until somebody showed up in my classroom and called me a pansy."
Kakashi scratched the back of his head. The eyelid of his visible eye drooped as if in effort at remembering what he’d said three hours prior. "I said you weren't a pansy. Didn’t I?"
"You said I wasn't quite the pansy you thought I was."
"Oh yeah, that's what I said."
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:humor  ref:banter  ref:UST  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
The Perfect Trap by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "The dog was trying to get Iruka's attention. It seemed to want to drag him away from the safety of the schoolyard and off to the Forest of Death. Was someone in trouble?
Yes, it turned out a genius Jounin had gotten himself caught in the perfect trap." // 18K. In which Iruka solves a puzzle. Seems like an early fic, given the amount of epithets, but readable. Zero smut, no relationship per se. Also featuring a thoroughly exasperated Pakkun.
fanfic  Naruto  gen  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:preslash  ref:UST  ref:pining  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
Break in the Routine by Maldoror_Chant
Naruto, Kakashi/Guy. After a late-night discussion with a drunken Anko, Guy seizes upon her suggestion for a novel challenge for his Eternal Rival: the best lover! The trouble is, Guy's never had sex before. He's still confident he can win! Even as Kakashi's headed for the hills. // 18K. Any fic with Guy's bound to be odd, but this one is also oddly adorable (and oddly not explicit, given the topic). It sets up the ensuing relationship really well.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/GuyMaito  ref:rivals  ref:first-time  ref:virginity  ref:humor  ref:banter  ref:curtainfic  ref:domestic  au:maldoror_chant  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
The Life and Times of Hatake Kakashi, Nukenin by Whispering Darkness
Naruto, gen. "In the sealed scroll he finds a Bingo Book – his own page marking him as an S-class nukenin with flee-on-sight orders. 'Ok. That is definitely different.'" After Kakashi's Kamui is distorted back on him by an enemy jounin, he winds up time-displaced in a parallel dimension. // 18K. Plentiful typos and SPAG errors aside, it's fun, interesting. Kakashi finds the missing nin lifestyle pretty liberating but can't turn his back on his future genin team. WIP, but per au note won't be finished. What's there is fine.
fanfic  Naruto  gen  ref:timetravel  ref:dimensionalswap  ref:fixit  ref:banter  ref:humor  ref:pitofvoles  au:WhisperingDarkness  fandom:Naruto 
15 days ago
A Sensitive Subject by aspookycryptidsock
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "'Hey ghosts, tousle my hair, gimme a little purple nurple or something. Let's have some fun!' - Shane Madej, 2016" // 7K. Ryan finds out by accident that Shane has sensitive nipples. He is overcome by purely scientific curiosity and cannot stop mulling that one over. (Porn ahoy.) Haven't made up my mind about whether I'll ever want to reread this au's last one, but this one's pretty fun.
"Ryan? You okay, man?"
Shane sits up and gives Ryan one of the genuinely concerned, kind looks he gives him sometimes when Ryan's particularly convinced he's about to fucking die. It always calms him down. Usually this is a good thing, but tonight is a very, very bad thing because it calms him down just enough to say, "I need you tell me if a ghost touched your nipples."
"Um." It's maybe the most taken aback Ryan has ever seen Shane, and he can't even enjoy being the cause of it because his words finally register in his own stupid brain and oh. Oh, no.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:humor  ref:banter  ref:first-time  ref:bffs-to-lovers  via:elise.grey  au:aspookycryptidsock  fandom:Buzzfeed 
16 days ago
How Much of the Map (those undiscovered places) by susiecarter
Deep Space Nine, Bashir/Garak. Julian wakes up married, in someone else's bed. He isn't sure how that happened, but his headache says far too much kanar was likely involved. // ~7K. New DS9 fic omg. Set post-Zimmerman reveal, mostly a fic about Julian freaking out about his bad life choices. I did wonder who'd officiate a marriage with that much booze involved, but once the fic got there -- oh. Yeah, of course. No smut.
fanfic  DS9  slash  pair:Garak/JulianBashir  ref:accidental-marriage  ref:pining  ref:ep-related  via:sophia_sol  au:susiecarter  fandom:DS9 
16 days ago
Pushing All Your Buttons by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Ryan and Shane get stuck in an elevator at Buzzfeed HQ. There is tension. They relieve the tension. That’s it, that’s the fic." // 9.6K, PWP (with feels), Shane POV all. So they argue, kiss, attempt to be action heroes, fail bigly, then the big reveal: sex crocodile. This one's fun as well.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:PWP  ref:closetsex  ref:banter  ref:UST  ref:pining  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
17 days ago
Make a Move ('Cause I Ain't Got All Night) by stillane
Hawaii 5-0, Danny/Steve. "Danny is about 80% certain that there are deep waters buried somewhere in there." Danny's parents fly in for a visit, and Steve is oddly keyed up over the whole idea. // 6K. Underneath that summary of mixed metaphor is a laid-back vaguely curtainy fic. Never made it through a single ep of this show, so I still don't know why so much oddly domestic fluff resulted from it.
fanfic  Hawaii5-0  slash  pair:SteveMcGarrett/DannyWilliams  ref:UST  ref:pining  ref:first-time  ref:domestic  ref:humor  ref:families  au:stillane  fandom:Hawaii5-0 
18 days ago
Feeling Better by miss_pryss
Die Hard, John/Matt. Matt's released from the hospital on crutches, is drugged to the gills, and is wandering around New Jersey in search of his bombed-out apartment. So he calls the number crumpled up in his pocket. // 3.6K. This starts out so well, but then stalls out after an abrupt left-turn into preslash. Maybe the writer ran out of yuletime. But the first part's really great!
fanfic  pair:JohnMcClane/MattFerrell  yuletide  yuletide2016  ref:postcanon  ref:H/C  ref:humor  via:misbegotten  au:miss_pryss  fandom:DieHard 
21 days ago
Bidirectional Interpolations of Newly Emergent Thirst Traps: A Study by Siria
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Shane has a problem."
It's not a big deal, though. If Ryan wants to ride a giant rooster all the way through 'Gram Town on his way to the suburb of Bone Island, well more power to him and Shane's just glad he's being environmentally responsible in getting there. Metaphorically speaking.
// 2K, Shane POV, short, mildly funny pining angst-a-thon with HEA. (Off-screen shenanigans only.) The rooster in question: https://www.instagram.com/p/BmZMc7ehn6o/
via:elise.grey  fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:pining  ref:humor  ref:woobie  au:siria  fandom:Buzzfeed 
21 days ago
Indiana Bergara and the Treasure of Shane Madej by hapakitsune
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Two men walk into a forest. 'We're looking for buried treasure,' they say. There's no answer, so they go back to their rooms and have sex about it." // 3K, PWP with incidental cosplay. Of the various fics that derived from that episode, I'd pick this one. Fun, funny, and I deeply admire this tag: "maybe the real treasure was the porn we wrote along the way." (Locked fic, login to read)
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:PWP  ref:ep-related  ref:humor  ref:awkward  ref:first-time  ref:bffs-to-lovers  ref:locked  au:hapakitsune  fandom:Buzzfeed 
23 days ago
A Perfect Piece of Ass, Like Every Californian by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Shane/Sara/Ryan. For Shane's birthday, Sara gets him a fun present they can both enjoy. // 14K, PWP. Wasn't entirely sure how I'd take to this threesome variation, but it's OK. Mildly funny, is not filled with Deep Discussions (thank ghu), and contains a Rube Goldberg joke (always a plus).
“Happy birthday, Shane,” Sara says. “I got you a Ryan.”
“Th—thanks?” Shane says. He looks at Ryan and Ryan just looks back, weirdly impassive, giving nothing away. “But I’m pretty sure I already have a Ryan in this model. What’s the return policy?”
“Not like this, you don’t,” she says, raising her eyebrows meaningfully. Out of the corner of his eye Shane can see Ryan bring his hand to his mouth, stifling a snicker that he turns into a cough. Oh, he thinks.
Oh shit.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  het  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej/SaraRubin  ref:PWP  ref:threesome  ref:poly  ref:established  ref:first-time  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
4 weeks ago
Project Bang by astolat
Transformers, Optimus Prime/Megatron. "Ratchet shrugged tolerantly when Optimus asked his opinion. 'I think it’s more a lark than anything, but we can all use a lark, now and then.'" Utilizing probes and ports to re-create human entertainment has a salutatory impact on group morale! Then the enemy takes countermeasures. // 5K. Funny enemy slash filled with odd, porny situations. I didn't have a healing-cock tag before because I avoid that sort of thing. Why am I still reading these, I need to work.
fanfic  Transformers  slash  pair:OptimusPrime/Megatron  ref:robots  ref:humor  ref:enemysex  ref:enemyslash  ref:dubcon  ref:first-time  ref:fuckingmachine  ref:healing-cock  au:astolat  fandom:Transformers 
4 weeks ago
Victory Condition by astolat
Transformers, Optimus Prime/Megatron. "'Do you want me to tell you a story?' Megatron said mockingly. 'You won’t like it, Prime. It's not a very nice one.'" After OP and M are trapped together by a cave-in with no hope of rescue, it's time to get to get better acquainted! // 37K. Wow. Cyber enemy-slash with tragic backstory oversharing, political philosophical maneuvering, and impromptu poetry slamming. Also deeply porny: first time I've read a character talked into non-coning himself. I don't know (or want to know) anything about this fandom; even so, this fic turned out to be astonishingly readable.
[via reccer(s)] Jfc, this story is unreasonably good. Like, this is a fandom where I have no idea if it bears much resemblance to canon but *who cares*.// Yup.
Kept seeing Pinboard peeps linking to latest astolat Transformer weirdness, and had no plans (NONE) to read any of it. You guys. O_o;;;
fanfic  Transformers  slash  pair:OptimusPrime/Megatron  ref:robots  ref:enemyslash  ref:enemysex  ref:tenacles  ref:dubcon  ref:politics  ref:first-time  ref:angst  ref:backstory  via:spatz  via:Harpijka  au:astolat  fandom:Transformers 
4 weeks ago
Garden View by Scioscribe
Guardians of the Galaxy, gen, AU. "'So, how’d you two meet?' Rocket said. 'Chlorophyll convention?'" Rocket, ex-Herald of Thanos, gets acquainted with the others on the ship. // ~1K. Very short AU with two role reversals. Genuinely sweet w/o getting treacly.
fanfic  GotG  gen  ref:families  ref:role-reversal  via:esther_a  au:scioscribe  fandom:GotG 
4 weeks ago
I’ve Kissed You Before, but I Didn’t Do It Right (Can I Try Again) by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "After months of mooning around each other, forces (read: alcohol, nerves, gravity, tender feelings) conspire to ruin Ryan and Shane’s first night together. With a little help from their friends, dramatic training montages set to 80’s rock anthems, and the early filmography of Harrison Ford, can our heroes get things back on track? // 23K. Starts off with a bout of mortifying -- but also hilarious -- bad sex, with subsequent moping and avoidance and aaaangst and suchlike. Ultimately HEA, but it takes a while to get there.
Ryan imagines a training montage set to “Eye of the Tiger” in which he inserts larger and larger fake dicks in himself to rounds of cheering applause and then, after removing said dicks, he does a victory run up the Rocky steps.
And that’s ... it’s weird, but in service of a proper seduction —- *the thrill of the fight!* he thinks with a touch of hysteria —- there might be something to it. If dudes are going to be a thing that he does now, he’s going to do it right.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:badsex  ref:first-time  ref:pining  ref:miscommunication  ref:angst  ref:humor  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
4 weeks ago
A Local History by enjambament
Buzzfeed Unsolved, AU. "Ryan is a real estate agent that specialises in haunted property. Shane's new to town and looking to buy. There's a lot of over thinking, Steven Lim is not impressed with poor communication skills, some mysterious recurring dreams, a beach trip, bed-sharing and the boys getting locked in a room by a ghost. Or the wind. Depending on who you ask." // 27.6K, accurate summary is accurate. Set in Savannah, GA, Ryan as a real-estate agent, Shane as a historical researcher. It's fairly comfy, uncomplicated read (verging on curtain fic) filled with pining, USTing, and another supernatural yenta. HEA. Background Steven/Andrew, plus Jen R. along for the ride.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  AU  ref:realestate  ref:banter  ref:domestic  ref:pining  ref:UST  ref:ghosts  ref:yenta  ref:first-time  au:enjambament  fandom:Buzzfeed 
4 weeks ago
Skirting the Issue by santamonicayachtclub
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Lizzie Borden took a dress and landed Shane in quite a mess." // 8.8K, PWP. Lizzie Borden House ep-tag. Two parts: clever setup for fun kink, but abruptly backs off kink, dismisses it as irrelevant. (Uh. Wha?) Last half of fic is protracted sex scene. First part okay, last part bit boring tbh. (Also left me wondering about the timeline on the never-mentioned cheerleader outfit.)
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:PWP  ref:ep-related  ref:crossdressing  ref:banter  ref:embarrassment  ref:first-time  au:santamonicayachtclub  fandom:Buzzfeed 
4 weeks ago
The King and M'Baku by tehtarik
Black Panther, T'Challa/M'Baku. M'Baku fishes the King of Cats from the river, and consults with Hanuman as to what on earth to do with him. It's not a question that's easily answered. // 5K, sort of a folktale(ish) format, lots of pondering, no smut.
fanfic  BlackPanther  slash  pair:T'Challa/M'Baku  ref:UST  ref:humor  ref:backstory  au:tehtarik  fandom:BlackPanther 
5 weeks ago
Black Dog by leveragehunters (Monkeygreen)
Captain America, Steve/Bucky, AU. After Steve dies, he's the sole lingering spirit in an abandoned woodland cemetery, with only the local Grim for company -- until one day, decades later, he inadvertently assumes its role as the Black Dog himself. When Steve decides to manifest and rescue an endangered hiker, Bucky's gratitude toward his "spectral canine" savior leads to an odd friendship. // 55K. Skinny-Steve, no powers, weird but likeable hey-magic-works! AU. Slow, slow, slow build, plotty, pretty engrossing, with several sneak-attacks of tragic, lonely dog feels. Ghost fic, no smut. (*Not* bestiality, and no knotting.)
fanfic  CaptainAmerica  slash  pair:SteveRogers/BuckyBarnes  AU  ref:magic  ref:ghosts  ref:H/C  ref:ouch  ref:molasses  ref:first-time  via:norwich36  au:leveragehunters  fandom:CaptainAmerica 
6 weeks ago
Schrodinger's Wedding by Sixthlight
Rivers of London, Peter/Thomas. "If a marriage takes place but neither of the parties involved knows it’s real, is anybody really married? Unfortunately for Peter and Nightingale, the answer according to the Registry Office is yes. All they have to do is get divorced. It’s the twenty-first century. How hard can it be?" // 12.6K. Wonderful, funny accidental marriage fic that moves veeery slowly, and absolutely worth it.
fanfic  Rivers-of-London  slash  pair:PeterGrant/ThomasNightingale  ref:accidental-marriage  ref:humor  ref:molasses  ref:UST  ref:first-time  au:sixthlight  fandom:RiversOfLondon 
6 weeks ago
"If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It" Does Not Apply to Every Situation by TheseusInTheMaze
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. Ryan's turned on by Shane's big hands, and Shane's willing to oblige him. // 5.5K, PWP. The one with the fisting fail and the crab facts inter alia. Oddly, not the first fic I've marked with crab content, but doesn't feature the more pertinent coconut crabs, and a crab fact is repeated. /too pedantic about porn
via:templemarker  fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:PWP  ref:established  ref:humor  au:TheseusInTheMaze  fandom:Buzzfeed 
6 weeks ago
The Way of the Apartment Manager by Elizabeth Culmer (edenfalling)
Naruto, gen. "When Naruto moves into his own apartment, the Third Hokage asks Ayakawa Yukiko, the building's owner and manager, to look after him rather than leaving him completely on his own. Yukiko is a mostly retired ninja, but Naruto catalyzes her to change her life. Then those changes snowball out to the rest of the village." // ~160K, two novels (second unfinished WIP) plus assortment of short side fics. It's plotty, intricate, with a lot of fixit and thinking about how the society works, which is the sort of thing I can't get enough of. The main OFC is a pretty great character as well; her work to get to and pass the chuunin exam, keep an eye on Naruto, and later work on a case herself is all fascinating. It's too bad that we'll never find out how it ends. Last updated in 2015, so doubtless won't ever be finished. But what's here is absolutely worth reading.
fanfic  Naruto  gen  AU  ref:plot  ref:canonish  ref:fixit  ref:angst  ref:humor  ref:backstory  au:ElizabethCulmer  fandom:Naruto 
6 weeks ago
Getting a Rise by JBMcDragon
Naruto, Iruka/Kakashi. After Kakashi overhears Iruka discussing his attributes, he assumes Iruka's a fan club member and decides he's sufficiently hot to be rewarded with sex. This effort goes as well as one would expect: soon half the village is chucking produce at Iruka for mistreating Poor Kakashi. // 10K fic of misunderstandings and smut. This version of Kakashi is not only pleased to be seen as the Village Hero but also willing to take advantage of it. The sex here is more coerced than otherwise, verging on noncon. Also needed more description of Iruka's version of Sexy no Justu...
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:miscommunication  ref:pricklypair  ref:humor  ref:pretendcouple  ref:dubcon  ref:oldschool  au:JBMcDragon  fandom:Naruto 
6 weeks ago
The Kakashi Mission by JBMcDragon
Naruto, Iruka/Kakashi. Because Iruka is a patient, well-liked teacher Tsunade assigns him the mission of befriending the village's most insane ninja, who she refuses to clear to rejoin ANBU until he's been minimally socialized. After further acquaintance with the subject, Iruka isn't certain he, or anyone else, is up to the task. // 70-80K? Olde skool, alternating POVs; Rin Lives!, so a mild AU. This version of Kakashi doesn't necessarily contradict canon and maxes out the strange scale: bad case of OCD, unaddressed childhood traumas, severe paranoia, no concept of friendship, and a trollish sense of humor. Interesting tho. Note that the flashback of Kakashi's father's suicide is one of the most disturbing scenes I've ever read. The links inside the fic to the final chapters go to the cut versions; you have to return to the main index for links to the porny versions. (NB, if the site disappears, the fic's also on the Wayback Machine - checked it.)
Most people, upon meeting Iruka, thought him to be a very pleasant and polite man. And he was. However, much like Gai was the most melodramatic man in Konoha, and Sasuke had been the most brooding teenager in Konoha, Iruka had the worst temper in Konoha. But unless one had taught Iruka, or Iruka had taught them, there was no way of knowing this.
Kakashi had done neither of those things.
Iruka was working hard to control said temper. "Kakashi," he said quietly, in a voice all his students knew meant they were a hair's breadth from dying and now would be a good time to either offer mangos or start making a hasty retreat, "did you hit me over the head, knock me out, and bring me here?"
Kakashi, who didn't know that tone of voice, and didn't keep mangos in his apartment anyway, only smiled behind his mask. "Actually, I hit a nerve cluster. It's for dinner."
"Why would you kidnap someone after they've already said they don't want to have dinner with you?" Iruka roared, twisting out of the rope and flying to his feet. "You stupid, arrogant, conceited, stupid--"
"You already said that," Kakashi said, backpedaling.
"Doubly stupid!" Iruka yelled. "Take me home! Now!" He supposed he actually could get home on his own, but it was the principle of the thing.
"But..." Kakashi looked truly confused. At least as confused as someone could be while wearing a mask, and with only one eye showing. "Dinner." He pointed at the little table.
The little table that had sharp chopsticks on it.

* "Skin," http://tentative.net/JBMcDragon/library/dojo/skin.html Iruka and Genma get drunk, for logical reasons. // <1K, Iruka POV, set somewhere in the middle.
* "All about Sex," http://tentative.net/JBMcDragon/Hidden_Village/allaboutsex.html <1K, Iruka POV. Left to his own devices at Kakashi's place, Iruka investigates Icha Icha Paradise.
* "Safely Home," http://tentative.net/JBMcDragon/Hidden_Village/safelyhome.html Kakashi POV. Kakashi returns from a mission and works on his issues on Iruka's bod. // ~1K, PWP.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:angst  ref:ptsd  ref:humor-noir  ref:mental-illness  ref:awkward  ref:miscommunication  ref:molasses  ref:dubcon  ref:first-time  ref:h/c  au:JBMcDragon  fandom:Naruto  ref:oldschool 
6 weeks ago
Stray Dogs by ponderosa and autoschediastic
Kingsman, Eggsy/Harry. After being collected from the police, Eggsy decides some gratitude is in order in the back of the cab. // 2K, PWP.
Eggsy cracks half a grin. Harry’s look could peel him to the bone and that means something all right. Posh suit, posh taxi, it figures the guy’d like a bit of talking dirty to go along with. “S’alright if I suck you off here, yeah? More fun than waitin’ to get to your place.” He nods at the driver. “Bet you he won’t mind.”
fanfic  Kingsman  slash  pair:HarryHart/EggsyUnwin  ref:PWP  ref:first-time  au:autoschediastic  au:blue-soaring  au:ponderosa121  fandom:Kingsman  via:spatz 
7 weeks ago
Out of Control with Ryan by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. Ryan inadvertently gets addicted to watching a romance unfold between Sims versions of himself and Shane - and grows resentful of Sim Ryan living his best life. // 5.5K. A kooky variation on a voyeurism fic, set after "In Control with Kelsey." Lots of pining (and no homicide?). Fun fic, with the usual embarrassing-yet-somehow-hilarious reveal that this au generally includes.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:pining  ref:humor  ref:voyeurism  ref:videogame  ref:first-time  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
7 weeks ago
Sea-change by ComplicatedLight
Lewis, Lewis/Hathaway. During a heatwave, the two decide to skive off work and drive to the sea. Just because. // 6K, Robbie POV. Pretty enough, yet nothing happens apart from lying on a beach and Having Realizations. Preslash rather than smarm, I suppose. A fandom in need of more sexy teims.
fanfic  Lewis  slash  gen  pair:RobbieLewis/JamesHathaway  ref:roadtrip  ref:huddling-for-warmth  ref:UST  au:ComplicatedLight  fandom:Lewis 
7 weeks ago
Muscles Better and Nerves More by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "A certain meddling Voodoo Queen of New Orleans thinks Ryan and Shane need some new perspective on life. After an inadvisable ritual deposits Ryan in Shane’s body, and Shane in Ryan’s, the ghoulboys pursue some soul-searching and self-discovery to put things right. Sometimes in a sexy way." // 26K, alternating POV. Bodyswap fic with a fairly inventive setup (the loa seem to be fanficcers, so it ends as these things generally do). I like that this one covers several months (rather than the usual week or so), and in this case the slo-mo progression works pretty well. Fun read.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:bodyswap  ref:curse  ref:pining  ref:molasses  ref:miscommunication  ref:pretendcouple  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
7 weeks ago
Recommended for Admission by pentapus
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "The war ends. Iruka gets promoted. Things go differently for Kakashi." When Iruka gets to try ANBU on for size, he must also deal with a frustratingly retired Kakashi. // 25K, AU-ish. Read this before and wasn't sure I liked it; it has a lot of noncanon stuff sprinkled throughout that derailed me a bit, but thinking of it as an (mostly)everybody-lives!AU mostly clears that up. It doesn't really do the work to set up a romance, but ... eh, handwave, the twisty plottiness makes up for it, I guess. (No smut.)
fanfic  Naruto  slash  gen  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:plot  ref:conspiracy  ref:spies  ref:miscommunication  ref:UST  au:pentapus  fandom:Naruto 
7 weeks ago
I've Found a New Baby by thefourthvine
Rivers of London, Peter/Nightingale. While Nightingale's recovering from the flu, Peter finds a baby left on the Folly doorstep. Minor chaos ensues as they try to piece together who left it there and what sort of supernatural creature it might be -- all while learning the ropes of baby care from Peter's mum. // 13.6, Peter POV. Quirky, interesting case of accidental baby acquiring. Dunno how I missed this one last year. (Podfic version included.)
He still looked a bit pale and interesting, with shadows under his eyes that seemed to be trying to become a permanent feature, but he was alert and focused, and I was glad to see it, despite the circumstances. “Peter, what --” he began, and then he saw the baby I was cautiously unwrapping on the table that I think, once upon a time, was for visitors’ attache cases.
He blinked. I felt him cast something complex and subtle, something I hadn’t even seen him use before, maybe a seventh-order spell. Nothing happened, and his brow wrinkled slightly. “That’s a real infant,” he said, his tone flat and just a little disbelieving.
“The crying was my first clue,” I said, and pulled back the last fold of the blanket.
The baby was black, but light-skinned, considerably lighter than me in my baby pictures. He had a little bit of black fuzz on his head, and his round face was flushed and screwed up in anger. I knew he was a boy because he wasn’t wearing anything, not even a nappy, and I understood the reason for his wailing immediately. I’d have been mad about lying in my own mess, too.
“I need some kind of wipe,” I said. “A lot of them. And something to use for a nappy.”
fanfic  Rivers-of-London  slash  pair:PeterGrant/ThomasNightingale  ref:kidfic  ref:casefic  ref:domestic  ref:dubcon  ref:first-time  via:elise.grey  au:thefourthvine  fandom:RiversOfLondon 
8 weeks ago
Guidance for Sailors, Lost at Sea by varnes
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Shane thinks it’s disrespectful that he was made step-parent to a bridge full of baby ghosts without anybody asking him, but sure. Pointing out that they look like sheets is the problem." // 6K. Shane POV. In medias res kidfic, oddly enough. But mainly an excuse for industrial-strength pining. Deeply odd, but readable.
Admittedly, this is ... kind of Shane’s fault. He’d challenged the Goatman, and the Goatman lost, and ownership the bridge transferred. There wasn’t any paperwork, no sparks or sounds or spooky shadows, just Shane’s finger pricking with blood, and the startled realization when they stood that the world has shifted slightly to the left.
Shane can’t explain it, other than that; it was like they’d gone onto the bridge in one world and left in a world that looked exactly the same, except they could see some ghosts, and those ghosts wanted to hold Shane’s hand.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:kidfic  ref:roadtrip  ref:pining  ref:humor  ref:angst  via:elise.grey  au:varnes  fandom:Buzzfeed 
8 weeks ago
Breaking and Entering by tucuxi
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "Kakashi notices an intruder in Iruka's apartment, and finds rather more than he bargained for." // 16.6K. Casefic, after a fashion. Subtle, rather neat fic that focuses on Konoha's uncertain relationship with the new Mizukage's administration in Mist; the pairing is in the background. (I'm also not entirely persuaded in this context that they're after the wrong person, given one of the anime eps; I like that sort of ambiguity.) Pentapus art up top.
fanfic  Naruto  gen  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:casefic  ref:politics  ref:spies  ref:established  au:tucuxi  au:pentapus  fandom:Naruto 
8 weeks ago
Never Feed Them by Ponderosa, bliumchik
"Losers, gen. Fancomic. Jensen shows off his latest find. Cougar is not terribly impressed." // Oh. Short comic of cuteness and kitten. Images won't display for me on AO3, but on the Wayback Machine everything's there.
fanart  Losers  gen  ref:comics  ref:humor  via:scorpionvoices  au:ponderosa121  au:bliumchik  fandom:Losers 
8 weeks ago
Hospitality by misura
Black Panther, T'Challa/M'Backu. "T'Challa is a very bad guest. Arguably, M'Baku is a very bad host, too." // <1K. Dialogue fic, cute. (Is what it is, but I'd like more longfics w/ these two /sigh)
fanfic  BlackPanther  slash  pair:T'Challa/M'Baku  ref:humor  au:misura  fandom:BlackPanther  via:shadowkeeper 
8 weeks ago
Be Your Teenage Dream Tonight by hapakitsune
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Shane wears a cheerleader outfit for #content and things get weird." // ~4K, PWP. During a Test Friends bit, Shane played hooky on a week of crossfit training, and got shamed with a cheerleader outfit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwGCEQ-2P9Q). Now with 100% more porn.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:crossdressing  ref:PWP  ref:roleplay  ref:carsex  au:hapakitsune  fandom:Buzzfeed  via:templemarker 
9 weeks ago
In These Frozen and Silent Nights by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. "Planning a shoot at a remote cabin in Vermont the week before Christmas wasn't Ryan’s best-ever idea. Taking a leisurely walk in a blizzard wasn't Shane’s. Scrap the ep, there’s a new plan: survive the storm, stay warm, try not to kill each other, and figure some shit out along the way." // 25K, Shane POV all. So clearly Ryan here is not a reader of fanfic, or he would know: a cabin that lacks propane, oil, gas generator, or even a bigass stack of wood is a Canadian shack, and its purpose is porn. Fic does take a v.v. long time to get to the boning, but it's time well spent; at several points was laughing like a loon.
Shane’s not sure how much time has elapsed since Ryan well and truly began to panic, but it’s been at least half an hour.
Shane’s not ready to admit that they’re lost, but he’s also forced to concede that they’re not _not_ lost.
“And people always take their clothes off when they get hypothermia, did you know that? So they’re going to say it was weird sex cult stuff. They will.”
“Shut up, Ryan. Let me think. We’re probably not going to die but I just, I need a minute.”
“I can’t help it, I’m going insane, this is snow madness. If you die first I am going to cut you open and huddle inside your body for warmth like a Tauntaun.”
“Sounds like something a sex cultist would say, but I’m glad you have a solid plan B.”
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  RPS  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:CanadianShack  ref:huddling-for-warmth  ref:bffs-to-lovers  ref:humor  ref:angst  ref:pining  ref:UST  ref:first-time  via:elise.grey  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
9 weeks ago
Steel Heart, Sister Stone by scioscribe
Guardians of the Galaxy, Nebula/Gamora. "Gamora looks for her sister. Nebula looks for a weapon to kill their father. In a reality-bending pavilion at the far end of a world, they both get what they want." // 9.6K. IW1 fork AU, fix-it fic, where Gamora and Nebula both take revenge and universe saving into their own hands. Some smut.
fanfic  GotG  femslash  pair:Gamora/Nebula  ref:fixit  ref:ouch  ref:fork  ref:angst  au:scioscribe  fandom:GotG  fandom:Avengers 
9 weeks ago
The Night War by praximeter (Zimario)
Captain America, gen. A series of meta fics featuring Bucky Barnes. The first one is a diary/field journal by Barnes posthumously published as a memoir. The others are post-war newspaper articles about members of his family. There are also a set of character podfics.
* "The Night War: 60th Anniversary Edition," https://archiveofourown.org/works/11314224 "In 1947, Master Sergeant James B. Barnes's surviving field journals were posthumously published as the classic war memoir The Night War. Now a high school history classroom mainstay and required reading at West Point, this highly anticipated 60th Anniversary Edition presents the original, unedited text alongside detailed historical notes that provide important context to the extraordinary wartime heroics of Captain America and the Howling Commandos."
//109+K. Takes a while to read, but pretty engrossing. Tons of OCs, provides a backstory for Bucky plus has all the Howling Commandos content that I'd wanted the movie to have; expands on their operations against Hydra and role in Allied propaganda. Labeled as a pairing fic, but it's solidly gen. (In retrospect, I guess that "F.L." entry is supposed to be hinting that Bucky's gate swings both ways. But who knows?) Anyway, good read. My usual problem with these types of fics is that they're faux-RL publications that typically skip RL editing. This one's not awful in that respect.
fanfic  CaptainAmerica  gen  pair:SteveRogers|BuckyBarnes  ref:meta  ref:epistolary  ref:angst  ref:PTSD  ref:WWII  ref:historical  via:epaulettes  au:praximeter  fandom:CaptainAmerica 
10 weeks ago
It’s the Heat, Clearly by greenapricot
Lewis, James/Robbie. "It’s the heat, clearly. That’s why he’s imagining the hopeful, expectant look Hathaway gives him. Another couple of days of this and he’ll be completely off his head." // 4K, Lewis POV, wherein Lewis appreciates yet fails to recognize Hathaway's extended seduction campaign for what it is. Woo, new Lewis fics.
fanfic  Lewis  slash  pair:RobbieLewis/JamesHathaway  ref:UST  ref:pining  ref:first-time  au:greenapricot  fandom:Lewis 
10 weeks ago
The Internet Was a Mistake by kageygirl
Kingsman, Eggsy/Harry, AU. Drunk!Eggsy becomes enamored of a professor featured on a BBC nature show, and his life takes a mortifying turn, courtesy Twitter. // 3K, short, gen-ish, and v.v. cute.
Unsaid, but fairly fucking obvious in hindsight, was that Harry Hart did not have a lot to do in his free time to have delved that deeply into Eggsy's timeline, and that Eggsy might have wanted to consider that a lepidoperist with 53 Twitter followers might well notice picking up a new one with whom he was not personally acquainted and thus do some digging, and also that Eggsy was an idiot and the entire internet was a mistake.
fanfic  Kingsman  slash  pair:HarryHart/EggsyUnwin  AU  ref:Internet  ref:humor  ref:pining  ref:meet-cute  via:we.are.golden  au:kageygirl  fandom:Kingsman 
10 weeks ago
13 Genuinely Awful Things About Steven by thefourthvine
Buzzfeed Worth It, Andrew/Steven. "Andrew’s learned to like cake, he’s learned to like oysters, and he’s learned to like Steven." // ~10K. Andrew POV. An expanded listicle of USTing and denial that loosely follows the season progressions. Read half of this at yuletide before wandering off in search of smut, but it's fine for the grumpy/happy vibe (tho needs more Adam, like the rest of life). Plus offers excuse to rewatch the cocktail episode.
A hand passes in front of Andrew’s face. “You with me?” Steven asks.
“Sorry,” Andrew says, hating himself a little. “I was busy growing as a person.”
Steven, being Steven, declares a break from their meeting. “We should give Andrew the space he needs to become his best self!” he says.
“Also, we need coffee,” Adam says. “It’s fucking nine in the morning.”
“Okay, and also we need coffee. Andrew? Does your new self drink coffee?”
Andrew’s pretty sure his new self is going to need coffee even more than his old self did, so he nods.
fanfic  BuzzfeedWorthIt  RPS  slash  pair:AndrewIlnyckyj/StevenLim  yuletide  yuletide2017  ref:pining  ref:denial  ref:UST  ref:humor  ref:first-time  au:thefourthvine  fandom:Buzzfeed 
10 weeks ago
How to File Form 39-B by thehoyden
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "The first time Iruka met Hatake Kakashi, he was still on some pretty good painkillers." // 10K. Have reread this a few times in the past. The premise here is that they've vaguely known each other via Naruto from the start. This somehow leads to a three-bedroom with modcons, a semi-permanent Naruto, and a far=too-frequent dinner guest. Very slow-mo romance, fun trope onslaught, including at least one major dustup.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:molasses  ref:miscommunication  ref:first-time  ref:marriage-of-convenience  ref:domestic  ref:curtainfic  ref:H/C  au:Hoyden  fandom:Naruto 
11 weeks ago
Hold Your Breath, It Gets Better by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. While they're working at Ryan's place, Shane opens the wrong drawer in search of camera batteries. Or maybe the right drawer. Certainly the revelatory drawer. // 10K, Ryan POV. PWP with an extended setup, eventually featuring "butt stuff" (but no aliens), that had me laughing out loud actual a few times.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:PWP  ref:first-time  ref:humor  ref:banter  ref:sextoys  ref:bffs-to-lovers  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
11 weeks ago
Needs by paxnirvana
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. Iruka doesn't know him very well but lets Kakashi pick him up in a bar one night. A one-night stand multiplies into several of them, and Iruka starts thinking maybe that's not enough for him. // 25.6K. Iruka POV, a v.v. long, v.v. readable PWP with feelings.
fanfic  Naruto  slash  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:PWP  ref:first-time  ref:established  ref:fuckbuddies  au:paxnirvana  fandom:Naruto 
11 weeks ago
Touchstone by paxnirvana
Naruto, Kakashi/Iruka. "Unexpected advice and village rules conspire against Kakashi." Here, as an active-duty jounin, Kakashi must register a mandatory "touchstone," a legal third party who'll keep an eye on his medical / mental / social health -- a job no one wants in his case. So, understandably, the passing acquaintance he dragoons into the role this time around is less than enthusiastic.
"Iruka-kun, other than the shocking rudeness he’s displayed by nominating you without asking, do you have some other, more substantial, reason to refuse to assist this jounin?" Tsunade says calmly, steepling her fingers in front of her face now and fixing the chuunin with her most steely gaze. Kakashi knows that the forbidding pose is to help her keep from breaking out into a smug grin. She’s a crappy gambler for a reason.
The trap is sprung. "N-no, Hokage-sama," Iruka says, his tone muted, his defeat clear to him now.
"Good. It should only last a few months at most anyway. The brat is incorrigible. But bear in mind I won’t accept your resignation for at least a month. I have faith in you, Iruka-kun. Do your best!"
// 12K. Unexpectedly wonderful, enjoyable fic that trucks heavy additional world-building weight on the side by meditating on how Konoha society could actually work. Kakashi POV (largely oblivious to his own motives), and loads of dog/ninken content, which always makes me happy. Funny with a persistent undercurrent of sadness, no smut, but HEA of the preslash variety.

ETA: Still thinking about this one. Another interpretation could be that Kohona's famous, genius jounin, an exemplar of *their* ninja way of life ... is an emotionally stunted sociopath with an unrelentingly tragic past. Which everyone's aware of but him. Which makes Jiraiya ten kinds of asshole for pointing him at an innocent bystander by way of containment move. HUH. I'd say the same for Tsunade, except I think she's actually trying to balance Iruka's best interests as well; he's in desperate need a more appreciative, less homicidal SO, and Kakashi could potentially latch on and grow into that role. So OTOH humorous situation, OTOH ... really not.
via:akaelissa  fanfic  Naruto  slash  gen  pair:KakashiHatake/IrukaUmino  ref:plot  ref:humor  ref:oblivious  ref:miscommunication  ref:dogs  ref:best-of-rec  au:paxnirvana  fandom:Naruto  ref:stalking 
11 weeks ago
Wide as the Sky by Persiflager
God's Own Country, Gheorghe/Johnny. "Gheorghe stays and they make a life (and cheese)." // <1K, but it's a shiny little HEA gem.
fanfic  GodsOwnCountry  slash  pair:JohnnySaxby/GheorgheIonescu  ref:postcanon  ref:domestic  ref:curtainfic  ref:farming  via:sunrayravine  au:Persiflager  fandom:MiscFilms 
12 weeks ago
Precious Metals (series) by StrikerEureka
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. Yet another demon!Shane AU, tho a bit better written than most, and without too much in the way of porn. (The titles on these are so unmemorable that they've been useless for sparking my memory of the fics' content. Eh.)

* "I'm Clean Out of Air in My Lungs," https://archiveofourown.org/works/14279739 // 16K. Ryan and Shane are in a car accident. Shane doesn't seem too badly hurt, which starts Ryan suspecting something's amiss with him. (Narrator: He's right.)

* "These Are What They Call Hard Feelings," https://archiveofourown.org/works/14584731 // 18K. Welp, Shane's been a demon all along. Ryan's still kinda into him anyway. Lots of making out and bonding ensues, but Ryan's headaches and nosebleeds are becoming an issue.

* "You Can Feel It on the Way Home," https://archiveofourown.org/works/15156122 // 38K. "Something has noticed Ryan and it isn’t content to just watch and wait. While Shane attempts to share his true sight with Ryan, things begin to quickly fall apart. Ryan thinks he’s losing his grip on reality and Shane takes entirely too long to figure out what’s really at play. They’re closer to one another than ever before, but it might not stay that way if they can’t beat what is coming for them."
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:series  ref:demon  ref:possession  ref:soulbond  ref:bffs-to-lovers  ref:first-time  au:StrikerEureka  fandom:Buzzfeed 
12 weeks ago
Prickly by softestpunk
Witcher, Geralt/Emhyr. "Having pissed off the wrong sorceress, Emhyr finds himself turned into an actual, literal hedgehog (ha, ha), dumped in the Novigrad wilderness, and at the mercy of Geralt of Rivia, who has absolutely no reason to help him." // 27K. Emhyr is a cuddly if prickly creature until Geralt breaks the latest curse. It's cute enough, not too OTT, though the OMG ILU seemed a bit too fast. Same paragraphing issues and lack of detail as the other fic, but readable.
fanfic  Witcher  slash  pair:Geralt/Emhyr  ref:animal-transform  ref:curse  ref:plot  ref:roadtrip  ref:first-time  au:softestpunk  fandom:Witcher 
july 2018
Unintended by softestpunk
Witcher, Geralt/Emhyr. "Do it for Ciri" can persuade Geralt to ignore his best judgment: "'I brought you here to ask for your hand in marriage,' Emhyr pronounced carefully. Geralt and Emhyr get married, for political reasons." // 22K. This author needs to figure out how paragraphs work. After umpteen one-sentence "paragraphs" interrupting her dialogue, I'd forget what the hell the characters were discussing and have to scroll back to remind myself. Repeatedly. But! Otherwise it's mildly humorous and engaging read with some sex here and there.
fanfic  Witcher  slash  pair:Geralt/Emhyr  ref:plot  ref:pretendcouple  ref:marriage-of-convenience  ref:humor  ref:first-time  via:esther_a  au:softestpunk  fandom:Witcher 
july 2018
The Testimony of Dragon’s Teeth - Sarah Monette
I had known Geoffrey Usborne Bryant at school, so when I read of his death in the paper, I felt a chill. Only the chill of mortality, Death’s bony finger running along my spine—no more than that, for I had not known him well. Certainly not well enough that we would have called each other friend.

And then, I suppose, I forgot about the matter entirely, for it came as a violent shock, some six months later, to learn that Usborne Bryant, having neither kin nor kith, had left his papers to the Parrington Museum.
profic  BoneKey  gen  ref:curse  via:sophia_sol  au:sarahmonette  fandom:BoneKey 
july 2018
Between the Noise by sparklyslug
DS9, Julian/Garak. Their daughter wants to move back in, with her husband in tow ... because reasons. Julian is delighted at any opportunity to see Garak rendered speechless. // 2.4K. Postcanon, on Cardassia, situation wherein Julian and Garak took in war orphans. Thus kidfic.
fanfic  DS9  gen  pair:Garak/JulianBashir  ref:postcanon  ref:Cardassia  ref:humor  ref:kidfic  ref:domestic  ref:curtainfic  au:sparklyslug  fandom:DS9  ref:vignette 
july 2018
The 50/50 Consensus by TheoMiller
DS9, Garak/Bashir, gen. "It's a problem of genetic differences and environmental factors. Always too cold, always too bright, always surrounded by people who despise him: Elim Garak is miserable." // 3.4K. Julian decides Garak's quarters should be warmer. This effort escalates beyond Julian's purview, and Garak succumbs to paranoia. A fic of fluffiness and zero smut. I rather liked the notion that Bajorans used light as an offensive tool for the resistance.
fanfic  DS9  gen  pair:Garak/JulianBashir  ref:humor  au:TheoMiller  fandom:DS9 
july 2018
Off to the Races by Eve_Louise
DS9, Julian/Garak. "When DS9 intercepts a communication from the Orion Syndicate inviting a Cardassian Gul to an outlying moon, they ask their resident Cardassian to go undercover. With a Starfleet partner, of course, and who better than the intrepid Doctor Bashir?" // 20K. Julian's pleased to get a chance to be a real life spy -- but it's as a Bond Girl, the arm-candy from Risa for Garak, who's less than enthusiastic about the whole affair. So the leap to OMG ILU is whiplash sudden, but that aside it's pretty fun and twisty. (Tho I have to say, that the author passed on the opportunity for a cool TNG xover was disappointing.)
fanfic  DS9  slash  pair:Garak/JulianBashir  ref:plot  ref:undercover  ref:pretendcouple  ref:spies  ref:criminals  ref:voyeurism  ref:pining  ref:casefic  ref:first-time  au:Eve_Louise  fandom:DS9  via:The_Electriclady 
july 2018
Strange and Distant Shores by gryvon
DS9, Garak/Bashir. "In 2398, reporter Felix Marian interviews Chairman Garak and Ambassador Bashir about the formation of the Cardassian Democratic Union and ends up learning more about Cardassia than he intended." // 6.8K. Outside POV interspersed with Julian POV anecdotes. Not an exciting version of "Julian runs off to Cardassia to be a doctor," but I'll read any version of that. Some smut.
fanfic  DS9  slash  pair:Garak/JulianBashir  yuletide  yuletide2012  ref:postcanon  ref:first-time  ref:pining  ref:outsiderPOV  au:gryvon  fandom:DS9 
july 2018
High Winds in Northern Sky by thehoyden
Hockey RPF (Penguins), Sid/Geno. Due South AU. Constable Crosby must go undercover as the college-student husband of an Interpol agent infiltrating the Russian mob's attempt to secure a foothold in Toronto. In the meantime, Tim Horton has begun to skate on a pond in Sid's closet. // 16K, Sidney POV. Wasn't sure I'd like this one, but it turned out to be rather nifty, with a Due South-ish situation rather than a direct one-to-one. Strange goings on, less than helpful animals, hockey, investigating, mobsters, and grocery shopping.
fanfic  HockeyRPS  Due-South  pair:SidneyCrosby/EvgenyMalkin  AU  ref:fusionfic  ref:Penguins  ref:undercover  ref:marriage-of-convenience  ref:casefic  ref:domestic  ref:ghosts  ref:UST  au:Hoyden  fandom:HockeyRPS  fandom:DueSouth 
july 2018
Wear Your Colors by arrow (esteefee)
Due South, Fraser/RayK. "A tough case forces Fraser to wear low-rise jeans and pretend he and Ray are a couple. *woe*" // 13K. Fraser POV. Ohmygod, it's a new Due South fic, and the fun pretend couple kind. ^__^
via:templemarker  fanfic  Due-South  slash  pair:Fraser/Kowalski  ref:post-cotw  ref:undercover  ref:pretendcouple  ref:pretendgay  ref:domestic  ref:pining  ref:UST  ref:first-time  au:arrow  au:esteefee  fandom:DueSouth 
july 2018
The Denial Twist by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. After their Mothman taunting in WV, both start to show up in each other's surreal, vaguely historical dreams. But when a Knott's Berry Farm dream turns homicidal, they admit their situation's completely out of control. // 35K. So dream sharing, USTing, potentially a supernatural yenta. Fun stuff. Obviously a fantasy because no one's bare ass gets chomped by mosquitoes.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:ep-related  ref:dreams  ref:angst  ref:denial  ref:UST  ref:fantasy  ref:miscommunication  ref:yenta  via:as_lld_again  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
july 2018
Buratino by Domenika Marzione (domarzione)
Captain America, gen. "Bucky Barnes is still tangled in his puppet strings even though he's free." // 30K. At halfway point but tapping out. Seems to be ultimate expression of this ficcer's talent for converting fanfic tropes into Ambien. Saving for nights when I need help getting to sleep.
fanfic  CaptainAmerica  BlackPanther  gen  ref:soporific  au:domarzione  fandom:BlackPanther  fandom:CaptainAmerica 
july 2018
Inside Outside by SoniaVice
Justified, Rayland/OMC, series. Three fics, starting in Kentucky and ending in Florida, that follow an odd, complicated relationship.

* "The Inside Man," https://archiveofourown.org/works/14696973 "Raylan just wants to make a case against Robert Quarles, and if the missing Brady Hughes is his way inside, he'll take it."
"Deputy," Jack said, leaning in like he was imparting a secret. "Everyone knows nothing. And I'd be obliged, sir, if you would not drive up and down the strip in your big black automobile. It's bad for business."
// 8.5K. Rayland tolerates a teenage street-kid/hooker who's latched onto him in the course of an investigation and begun to treat him like his go-to for free food and showers. The ultimate result is unwelcome admissions by Rayland (and Tim) about Rayland's sexuality.

* "Acting Out," https://archiveofourown.org/works/14901011 "Art has an assignment for Raylan and Tim: Go find the fugitive who keeps showing up in the back room of the local gay strip club." // 13K. As Rayland and Tim sidle around the bar scene flashing a photo and asking questions, they encounter an unexpected person playing an unexpected role.

* "Going In and Coming Out," https://archiveofourown.org/works/14939091 "Jack visits Raylan's house in Miami on a very important job, and then, in between patching the bullet holes and cleaning up the mess, Raylan finally sorts out his own life." // 15K. A fraught hostage situation gets resolved with mayhem, bloodshed, and unpleasant personal revelations about everyone involved. (HEA tho.)

// Super readable series (in spite of typos here and there that completely warp the meaning of sentences). The OMC is well constructed and interesting, and he's a great means of poking in Rayland's messed up psyche. I've never seen the show, but I liked this fic, so zero canon knowledge required.
fanfic  Justified  slash  pair:RaylandGivens/OMC  ref:series  ref:casefic  ref:banter  ref:cops-crooks  ref:deception  ref:disguise  ref:sexworker  au:SoniaVice  fandom:Justified 
july 2018
Ghosts Can't Pick Up Power Drills (probably) by anarchetypal
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. Ryan refuses to have sex where a dude was murdered with a power drill. // ~1K. Short, fun, bantery, IC.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  RPS  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:established  ref:humor  ref:banter  au:anarchetypal  fandom:Buzzfeed 
july 2018
Everything's Weird and We're Always in Danger by beethechange
Buzzfeed Unsolved, Ryan/Shane. They're doing an overnight in a supposedly haunted hotel when Ryan acquires the persistent hard-on from hell. Shane's skeptical about the whole ritual cure of curses notion but selflessly agrees to help him out. // ~16K. Shane POV, case fic, after a fashion. (Still cannot believe I've now sat through all those Unsolved episodes and even that fucking hot daga thing. The real curse here is Fandom...) Not exactly WNGWJLEO in the traditional sense but next-door to it.
fanfic  BuzzfeedUnsolved  slash  RPS  pair:RyanBergara/ShaneMadej  ref:casefic  ref:fuckordie  ref:curse  ref:humor  ref:angst  ref:bros  ref:bffs-to-lovers  via:Aidara  au:beethechange  fandom:Buzzfeed 
july 2018
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