rainbowslinky + p:1d:harry/louis   584

Sisterwives - Chapter 1 - jaerie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
This was it, the moment Louis had been waiting for his entire life. Giddy excitement bubbled up as he held hands and stared up at his soon-to-be alpha and husband and grinned. The ceremony was small and simple, but Louis didn’t mind. Fresh flowers pinned into his hair and a brand new outfit was all he needed to feel special in front of their few witnesses. It was just some members of his family and a few of the church elders in attendance as was customary for any marriage beyond the first wife within the faith.

First wives were the ones to have elaborate weddings with the whole community involved. An alpha’s first wedding was a celebration of an their coming of age, his first steps into fulfilling God’s prophecy. There were many glories for an omega that came with being a first wife but also many responsibilities. Louis had never aspired to be a first wife or even a second. He wasn’t experienced enough to be the leader of an alpha’s many wives and children and he didn’t think he’d be up to the task.

Louis was just fine in the position he was stepping into as the seventh.

Or Louis thinks he's getting everything he's ever dreamed of. Harry helps him find what makes him truly happy.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:cults  tw:non-con  tw:abuse  subject:religion  length:20k-50k  authors:l  year:2019  subject:children  subject:pregnancy 
june 2019 by rainbowslinky
I wish you would write a fic where harry is a famous singer and a recovering alcoholic/drug addict who flees to a coastal down near the english countryside to run away from his demons and start over. he stumbles upon a quaint bed and breakfast, run by louis.
site:tumblr  authors:m  fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:hotel  setting:beach  notes:warm.and.fuzzy 
october 2018 by rainbowslinky
red hands - Chapter 1 - reveries_passions - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Harry,” the voice says. “Do you know where you are?”

He almost laughs. Stupid. No, he doesn’t know where the fuck he is. He would love to find out. He’d like some tea first, please. Maybe a nice meal. And maybe his things back. And a car. And a tent. A way out of this life. And he’d really like his family back as well.

“Water,” Harry whispers instead, a raw rasp in the back of his throat.


a dystopian au in which harry, an ex-soldier who’s escaped from his government run camp, accidentally stumbles across the biggest rebel movement in the country, and louis, one of the rebellion’s mysterious leaders who appears to hate him, seems to simultaneously have an obsession with keeping him alive. or: harry is wanted for treason, niall hasn’t changed in four years, liam is always smiling, and louis is angry. like, really angry.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:apocalypse  setting:dystopia  year:2018  length:100k+  notes:dark  notes:positive.ending  tw:non-con  tw:violence  notes:mindthetags  character-type:soldier  genre:action 
july 2018 by rainbowslinky
Don't Let the Tide Come and Take Me - kiwikero - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The aquarium in the lobby has been there as long as Louis can remember, and so has the merman inside. That is, until the day Louis loses his job and decides to set the creature free.

They set off on a road trip to the sea, learning to communicate more and more each day. Their destination is LA, but the closer they get and the more Louis gets to know the merman, the more he dreads having to say goodbye.

Or, the one where Louis decides to set a merman free and ends up finding his own freedom along the way.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid  type:big.bang  length:20k-50k  notes:sweet 
april 2018 by rainbowslinky
Ready to Love (I've Been Guarded Long Enough) - JulieDreamer - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
When it matters most, it doesn’t come with a bang, a parade or fireworks, it sneaks up on you like a whisper, it’s quiet and sweet and you’ll find you want nothing more in life than to keep it.

That’s how love works.

Or the one where Louis Tomlinson might not hate his childhood nemesis as much as he convinced himself he did.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  year:2017  character-type:dancer  length:10k-20k 
march 2018 by rainbowslinky
We're What's Right In This World - Chapter 1 - BriaMaria - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Why did you talk like that in Brighton? If you weren’t planning on ever telling me?” Louis asked. “Is it because you think you’re going to die?”

“It’s war, Lou,” Harry said finally.

The words were a knife slipped between his ribs. Everything hurt and he was bleeding. He shifted up, his palms cradling Harry’s jaw, his lips against his boy’s. Not kissing, just resting there, so Louis could feel him. “Promise you’ll come back to me.”

Harry’s hands smoothed down the sides of Louis’ body. “You know I can’t do that. I’ll never lie to you.”

“Promise me. We’re going to have our cottage. And our dogs. And our breakfast in the garden where nothing grows because of the wind from the sea. Promise me.”

“I won’t.” Stubborn as always, his boy. “I’ll promise you, I’ll love you all my life. I’ll promise you, you’ll never leave my thoughts. I’ll promise you, you’re my forever and my always. But promising you something I can’t cheapens the things I can.”
Or the World War II AU where Harry goes off to fight and all Louis wants to do is be the boy who brings him home.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:wwii  type:big.bang 
march 2018 by rainbowslinky
Out of the Wild - jaerie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis has spent most of his life as a wolf in the wild, Harry has spent most of his life as a human in the city. Their worlds collide during the audition process for the hottest new singing competition. What happens next should have expected.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  trope:alpha/omega 
march 2018 by rainbowslinky
and the truth shall set you free (...maybe) - jaerie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Betism: A religion based on the belief that the beta gender has been chosen by God to protect and defend the purity and dignity of the human race by resisting and condemning the lustful ways and flawed biology of the alpha and omega

Harry is a Betist and Louis is an alpha who runs with a bad crowd. This is what happens when two worlds collide.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  trope:alpha/omega  subject:religion 
february 2018 by rainbowslinky
Worth Dying For - whoknows - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“You’ve got to be kidding me,” Louis says, leaning back in his chair and crossing his arms over his chest. In the center of the table, a set of three glossy photos stares up at him, mocking him.

“A security detail is non-negotiable, Louis, you know this,” his mum reminds him, tapping the middle photo with two fingers.

Louis doesn’t look back down at the pictures, gesturing towards them wildly, over-dramatically. “This is not a security detail!” he protests. “This is a lanky college student. In what world do you hire someone like this kid to protect me?”
author:whoknows  fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  trope:alpha/omega  character-type:royalty  length:20k-50k  year:2018  !rec  notes:warm.and.fuzzy 
february 2018 by rainbowslinky
just my style - Chapter 1 - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry is sick, and the only thing that might help him is the pheromones from his mate--problem is, he hasn't got a mate.

Louis' just been disowned, and taking part in a medical study where he has to cuddle with some strange alpha seems to be his only option for earning a bit of cash.

The hippies and Omega Rights campaigners are busy changing the world--but all Harry wants is a chance to live.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  trope:alpha/omega  subject:illness  length:10k-20k 
february 2018 by rainbowslinky
Where We Belong - Chapter 1 - pointerbrother - One Direction [Archive of Our Own]
They had it all. Reasonable flat, reasonable money, (somewhat) reasonable friends and love beyond all reason.

They were perfect. Louis thought.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  year:2017  subject:cheating  length:100k+ 
february 2018 by rainbowslinky
Fucking Animals - Chapter 1 - pointerbrother - One Direction [Archive of Our Own]
“Just, off the record,” she says, voice lower, eyes sharper, crook of her mouth quirking up a little, “don’t you ever miss it? A good knot? You must.”

Louis blinks and then swallows, thickly. “No,” he exclaims, offended that she’d even ask, “I love my husband. And anyway, how could I miss something I’ve never had?”


Louis is the frontman of an equal rights-movement, author of a book about beta-omega marriage and the struggles of being born and boxed into a personality you don't necessarily feel you fit. The notion that an omega must want to be with an alpha or else he or she's just settling for less, is bullshit.

But, fucking hell.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  year:2018  length:100k+  trope:alpha/omega  kink:polyamory  subject:breakups  subject:cheating 
february 2018 by rainbowslinky
Lightning Strikes Twice - Chapter 1 - dinosaursmate - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Louis Tomlinson,” Harry said slowly, shaking his head and betraying a slight grin. “What the fuck are the odds?”
“Small world,” Louis said lightly, shrugging and holding his hand out to Harry, smirk playing on his lips. “Wasn’t sure you’d remember me.”
“Haha! Please.”
Harry slid his palm into Louis’, grasping and shaking it. It must’ve been… what? Thirty years?
Two tales, one story. One: a tale of a rock star taking a shine to a fan who is different from all the others, and two: a tale of an older, washed up rock star, who - on the brink of resigning himself to a life of loneliness - finds fate intervening.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:100k+  notes:warm.and.fuzzy  !favorites  !rec  subject:growing.old  trope:famous/notfamous 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
try to not remember (rather than forget) - Chapter 1 - hereforlou - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry hadn’t left, not really. He had been right there the entire time. And that’s what had made it worse, knowing that his body was within touching distance but his mind, everything that made Harry Harry, was lost somewhere Louis wasn’t able to reach.

He hadn’t left, but that’s what it had felt like most of the time. Just as if one day Harry had up and left him.

(Or the one where Harry wakes up.)
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:injury  setting:hospital  subject:children  year:2018  length:50k+  genre:hurt/comfort 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
Stop Making Tired Excuses - midnightskies - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis hates many things; cold tea, countdown, tuesdays, and university, but most of all he absolutely, categorically despises Eric Davidson, current boyfriend of Harry Styles.

sequel http://archiveofourown.org/works/13391721
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  tw:abuse 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
miles to go before I sleep - elizamackenzie - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry lets out a sigh, and says it in the simplest way he can, “I go to bed on March 20th and I wake up on December 21st. And for me…” he lets out another breath, shaking his head a bit, “It doesn’t feel like a single day has passed.”
Louis blinks, the words slowly settling around them. “So, for the rest of the months you just…”
“I don’t exist.”
And Harry can see the way the information hits Louis, his expression dropping suddenly, his shoulders slumping. Because there is a world of difference between being somewhere else for nine months and not being anywhere at all. Between voluntarily choosing to go—and potentially to stay—and having no choice in the matter. Between nine months of phone calls and visits and texts. And nothing.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:winter  notes:sweet  notes:positive.ending  length:20k-50k  year:2017  !favorites  !rec 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
Define Dancing - asphodelknox - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Death has a way of making certain things crystal clear. After Jay’s death, Louis returns to the summer cottage he always considered home. Unbeknownst to him, he’s also returning to the merman who has been his best friend through everything and finds that maybe there’s a chance for more.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid  length:20k-50k  year:2017 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
You Can Make Me Whole Again - embro - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry loudly announced "Speaking of turning negatives into positives and making the most of a dire situation, I was thinking I'm going to try having a proper swim after work tonight. See what mermaid me has got. Want to come watch?"

"Umm – I don't know. It's still a bit freaky for me. And I feel guilty every time we talk about it, I don't know what seeing it is going to do."

Harry rolled his eyes. "Quit being so bloody selfish. All you have to do is look at it, I've got to live it."

Or the one where Harry loves Louis, Louis' not exactly interested, and all hope is lost when Harry grows a fish tail one day. Typical.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
seaside improvisation - tinyweirdloves - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“I’m not from here,” Harry says. He’s silent for the space of a breath. “I’m from… I’m from under.” He stares right at Louis like he’s willing him to understand. Louis looks back at him, confused. A tiny crease forms between Harry’s eyebrows. “Under,” he repeats stubbornly, and Louis’s struck by how young he looks in that moment.

“Under where?” he says, and Harry looks at him like he can’t figure him out.

“The water,” Harry says, like it should be obvious. “The sea.”

[harry is a mermaid who has lost his tail and he lives in louis's bathtub for a month.]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid  year:2015 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
to the light - fondleeds - One Direction [Archive of Our Own]
“Hey,” Louis kicks his leg out at him, misses by a mile, but Harry’s cheeks still glow at it, all close-mouthed smile and dimples. “It’s Christmas. I refuse to let you be lonesome and dejected on Christmas.”

"It’s not Christmas yet,” Harry says, matter-of-fact, like he knew that before Louis told him about it that first week of December, when the lights had started appearing and Harry had risen out of the water with such wonder and dreaminess in his eyes, the last dustings of snow caught in his wet lashes.

“It’s the Christmas season,” Louis responds. Harry rolls his eyes at him.


AU. Harry is a mermaid lost at sea and Louis is a boy determined to make his first Christmas a memorable one.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid  subject:christmas  authors:f  year:2017 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
lightning before the thunder - delsicle - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry came from one of the most powerful lines of fire mages in the country. He was supposed to be a natural at magic, a prodigy, even.

But instead he was in the X-Factor contestant house kitchen at two in the morning, wearing only his pants, and he had just set the stove on fire while making snacks for his bandmates and the boy he was in love with.

Or, just another X Factor fic featuring dumb boys with dumber crushes, growing pains, random fires, and a dragon.
setting:xfactor  subject:magic  fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Embellish Your Heart - letsjustsee - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“You’re sort of a mystery, Harry Styles,” Louis says, and Harry looks surprised before he laughs loudly.
“Am I?”
Louis nods his head a little.
“A very interesting, intriguing mystery.”

Or, a Bootlegger AU where it's 1925 in small town America, and Louis Tomlinson has neve
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  genre:historical  subject:alcohol  year:2017 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
threadbare - kiwikero - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry Styles was eight years old when Louis Tomlinson kept him from falling into a machine in a Manchester textile mill.

He was 18 years old when nothing, not even the threat of death, could keep Harry from falling in love with Louis.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  genre:historical  subject:injury  notes:positive.ending  year:2017  length:20k-50k 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Born to Make You Happy - objectlesson - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry makes a quiet vow to himself that he will be the very best girlfriend Louis has ever had, even if he never actually gets to be Louis’s girlfriend.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  kink:service  setting:xfactor 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Grenadine Sunshine - objectlesson - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry’s only sixteen, it shows right now, and Louis wants…he wants so many things. He wants to taste the faint, sugary ghost of lip gloss, he wants to cup Harry’s face between his palms and swipe the shimmery wet shadows from beneath his eyes. He wants to show him everything he knows, even though he doesn’t know anything about this, about kissing boys or flirting with them or doing their makeup or even showing them it’s okay to want to wear makeup in the first place. Still, Louis just wants, wants and wants and wants. It’s what Harry does to him.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:xfactor  type:first-time 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Manifest Destiny - casuallyhl - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry and Louis had fallen into bed together again that night, mouths greedy and hands needy. And now every time Louis stops at Fort Kearney, even if it’s weeks in between, he and Harry spend the night together. The nights are always filled with heat and passion, and it gives Louis something to think on fondly as he rides across the western territories carrying sacks of mail.

They’ve never talked about it, and they’ve never kissed. Louis doesn’t know if he wants either of those things to change, but he knows that his presence in Harry’s life is sporadic at best. Probably best to leave things be.

Or, Louis is a Pony Express rider and Harry runs a station along the trail.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  genre:historical  subject:animals  year:2017  length:10k-20k  subject:injury 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
(Take Me Home) Country Roads - Chapter 1 - Awriterwrites - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Sir, I can help you. Just let me — “ He tried moving closer but the eldest child blocked his way. He backed off, putting his hands out in a passive gesture. “I’m a physician. I can help,” he tried again.

The man shook his head vehemently, passing the cup back to his grandchild. “Tol’ ya. Don’t need ya.” All of the fire had gone out of his voice, leaving behind a frail, sick old man with barely any breath to talk.

“I have medicines...I could make you comfortable…” Louis’ voice was still small, but pleading.

“Mountain Mama cares for wha’s ailin’ me. Don’t need no fancy city doctors.”

Louis blinked at the man, still shaking from the coughing spell. Mountain — well, fuck. That backwoods, uneducated scam artist…

“Of course he is,” Louis said curtly.
OR a Northern Exposure AU featuring Louis as the big city doctor, Harry as a natural healer, Niall as a secretive barkeep, Liam and Zayn head over heels for each other but they don't know it and a lot of hurt, comfort and moonshine in between.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:medical.profession  setting:west.virginia  type:big.bang  length:50k+  year:2017 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
i never did believe in the ways of magic (though i've a feeling it's time to try) - sxmmertimestyles (binarysunsets) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis can’t shake the feeling that there’s something in the woods, pressing close and watching him with a heavy gaze. It makes him antsy, fills him with jitters. He wants to run, or scream, but he knows to do so would only put him in danger if there’s actually something out there after all. He’s sure he’s just imagining it, but his heart nevertheless pounds in his throat.

When Louis Tomlinson goes on a songwriting retreat to the Laurentian Mountains of Canada, this isn't how he expects his evening to go.

or the au where Louis is a singer who has been cursed to never make music again and Harry is a reclusive witch of the Canadian mountains who's going to help him break the curse.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:witch  length:50k+  year:2017 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
the dead things we carry - Chapter 1 - MediaWhore - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
September ‘49

He hasn’t seen him since that day in France, that horrible muddy day where for one terrifyingly long second, Louis really thought he was going to die. He winces with the phantom pain, the hand not holding his cane going to his stomach automatically, remembering the franticness, the tenderness, of Harry’s hands while Louis was bleeding out.

This is the man who saved Louis’ life.

For one second, Louis fears Harry won’t recognise him, but his eyes widen when he turns to his left and they meet Louis’. He takes a step forward, reaching for him with a shaky hand before stopping himself.

“Louis,’ Harry says with a shudder and Louis doesn’t think his name has ever carried more weight.

This is the only man Louis ever thought about kissing for real.

“Oh,” Mrs. Padley says, clearly taken aback. “You two know each other?”

There are some things people never fully come home from. Until, one day, if they’re lucky, home comes to them.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:wwii  subject:injury  notes:gorgeous  notes:positive.ending  genre:historical  authors:m  length:20k-50k  year:2017 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Black Stars and Endless Seas - Chapter 1 - objectlesson - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Or, A Star Trek Original Series AU where Lt. Styles is a young science officer on his first away mission, and Louis is the headstrong ensign assigned to his security detail, and maybe they would be able to function together professionally in a normal setting, but not when their shuttlecraft crash-lands and they end up marooned together on an improbably and unfairly beautiful planet.
fandom:one.direction  fandom:star.trek  genre:fusion  year:2017  type:big.bang  setting:space  trope:stranded  length:20k-50k  p:1d:harry/louis 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
Running in the Shadows - Chapter 1 - rainbowninja167 - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Zayn was right,” Liam says. “Someone is searching for his asset, and they’ve got about a month’s head start on us.”
“And I assume this is where I come in?” Louis asks wryly.
“We don’t have a lot of information – Zayn did a very thorough job protecting him – but we think there are three strong contenders: a photographer, a baker, and a yoga instructor.”
“Seriously? Do we even know this bloke’s real name?”
Liam shoots Louis a small grin and shrugs. “Yeah, actually. The man you’re looking for? His name is Harry Styles.”

Louis is a MI6 agent, and Harry is...difficult to find.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:spy  notes:positive.ending  year:2017  length:20k-50k  type:big.bang 
november 2017 by rainbowslinky
We'll Rise Up - FallingLikeThis - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“So,” Liam begins with a smile, “you were the associate pastor at your last church?”

“Yes,” Louis can already feel himself scrunching down in his seat, shrinking against even the reminder of the church he was forced from.

“Was that a good experience for you?” Liam steeples his hands in front of him as he leans his elbows on the desk in interest.

“It was for a while but, to be honest, things ended rather badly,” Louis leans forward too, he needs to get this out and he wants to tell Liam everything, have everything on the table.

Leaning forward even more, Liam seems to be looking for the same thing, “What happened?”

Louis can feel the trembles in his hands again, so he sits on them, biting his lip before admitting, “They found out I’m gay.”

In the hallway, there’s a terribly loud thump and then a grunt of pain and Louis twists around to see Harry, sprawled out on the ground just outside the doorway.


Louis is a Pastor with no church and a heart filled with uncertainty. Pastor Payne is more than willing to give Louis a new place to work, but it's Music Director Harry that helps him rebuild his faith.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:religion  subject:coming.out  year:2017  length:10k-20k 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Boiling Blood Will Circulate - whoknows - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The wait isn’t long before something starts rustling in the bushes. Harry takes aim, squeezes the trigger, body moving unconsciously. They’re motions he’s done a thousand times before, and his body knows how to do it without the input of his brain now. It’s what makes him such a good shot.

He misses. The shot misses.

Something howls in the woods, a pretty clear indication that Harry hit it, but there’s no telltale sounds of a big body dropping, no animal charging out at him to take him out before he can finish the job.

Something does turn and run, though. “Fuck,” Harry spits out, scrambling to his feet and slinging the rifle back over his shoulder, giving chase. He’s not going to lose this hunt.

The trail of blood goes on longer than Harry thought it would. He doesn’t know how long he runs for, but his muscles are burning, chest heaving with exertion, until the trail just - goes dead. No more blood, just like that.

“Fuck,” Harry says.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  type:big.bang  !favorites  !rec  author:whoknows  length:20k-50k  character-type:fae  notes:positive.ending 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
To Give You a Hand to Hold - Chapter 1 - gettingaphdinlarry - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
When he spoke again, Harry’s voice was low. “Ever think of how many birthdays they don’t get?”

Louis avoided Harry’s eyes. “What do you mean?”

“Martinez was what, nineteen? Missed a good sixty of them.” Harry took the last of his cake and passed the plate to Louis. “Figure sixty missed birthdays each. Just on our side. How many is that?”

Louis used the edge of his fork to scrape frosting off the plate. “Never thought about it.”

“What would your shrink say?”

“‘Focus on the positive.’”

Harry ran a hand over his head and scratched the back of his neck. “How’s that working?”

Marine Louis Tomlinson is medically discharged when an IED explodes in Afghanistan. Months later, he's reunited Stateside with his Navy medic Harry Styles. The two of them shelter each other even as they refuse to admit they're in the throes of PTSD, until one night nearly destroys them.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:soldier  subject:ptsd  length:20k-50k  notes:melancholy  notes:positive.ending 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Funny How The Stars Crossed Right - LiveLaughLoveLarry - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Liam and Louis round the corner to see a horse trotting around the ring. She (or maybe he) is a beautiful animal, with a dark black coat and white socks. A tall man in riding clothes sits atop the horse, speaking softly. He’s completely focused on the horse, and doesn’t notice their entrance at all. Dark brown curls spill out from beneath his helmet, and his expression is one of total joy.

“Who’s that?” Louis asks, finding himself oddly breathless.

“That’s Chester,” Liam says. “He’s an angel.”

Louis is about to comment that he looks like an angel, but then pauses. “The human or the horse?”

Louis is a photography student, assigned to do a project at Greenfield Stables. Harry is a veterinary student, working part-time at Greenfield to gain experience and make a little money. They both have something to teach the other.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:10k-20k  year:2017  character-type:photographer  subject:animals  character-type:medical.profession 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Among the Humans - Chapter 1 - thecheshirepussycat - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
A gothic, modern day vampire romance between a young human named Louis Tomlinson, and Harry Styles, ancient vampire and gentleman.

Creatures of the night come with more trouble than they wish to make it seem.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:vampire  length:100k+ 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Resist Everything Except Temptation - Chapter 1 - Lis (domesticharry) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
The lethargic sound of heels clicking against wood resonated across the sea. Footsteps descended the staircase, every assured step creating a menacing aura as it grew closer. Perspiration gathered along Louis’ palms as the rhythmic sound halted in front of him.

“Captain,” Malik greeted.

Louis watched out of his peripheral as Malik’s boots shuffled back a few steps. Sweat matted the hair along the nape of Louis’ neck as he waited for something to happen. He felt as if a sharp blade was twisting his gut as the silence became tangible.

There was a metallic slide of a sword being pulled out of its sheath, the sound startling Louis out of his cocoon of sterile shock. His shoulders jumped as the tip of a blade flattened underneath his jaw. Louis’ distorted reflection stared back at him in the polished metal. Engraved rose petals twisted his appearance as they crawled up the length of the sword. The sword lifted and took Louis’ chin with it.

Standing in front of Louis was Captain Styles.


The one where Louis is the commodore's son who is forced to become a part of Harry's crew when he is captured.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:pirate  length:100k+ 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
(we will be) as if chosen - alivingfire - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
There's not a royal in the world who doesn't carry some sort of secret, and Prince Louis has more than his fair share. To protect himself and his family, Louis withdrew from the public eye and tried to live a quiet life, biding his time until his sister Lottie could take the throne in his stead. Unfortunately for him, the national media and the worst person Louis has ever met team up to bring him kicking and screaming back into the spotlight.

Under the watchful eyes of millions, Louis has to figure out how to keep his carefully constructed house of cards from falling, and the first step to accomplishing that is to keep from falling in love with the irritatingly charming Prince Harry, who just won't stop showing up and trying to whisk Louis out of the constraints of his boring life.

Or: the course of true love never did run smooth, because sometimes people are stubborn and sometimes people are scared and sometimes, just sometimes, love can cause just as many problems as it solves.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  type:big.bang  character-type:royalty  length:20k-50k 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Ever Fixed - delsicle - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Three years ago, Harry was happily married, successfully heading the largest technology company in the world, and raising his young daughter. After he loses nearly everything in the aftermath of his daughter’s lost battle with a rare brain tumor, it may take three strange and yet very familiar visitors – and a man from the therapy group Harry keeps refusing to go to – to get him back on track.

Based on the film Collateral Beauty
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  year:2017  notes:weird  subject:grief/mourning  subject:depression  trope:magical.realism 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Turning Page - purpledaisy - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“What’s your name?”

“Harry.” He draws the word out slowly, hesitantly - like he’s not sure about it. The guy knots his hands behind his back. “Harry Twist.”

“Right,” Niall says, eyes lingering suspiciously on Harry before looking back to Louis. “You wanna buy Harry a drink?”

Louis lets his eyes drip back to Harry, to his wide eyes and the way his shoulders curve down. He really is pretty – Louis will be the first one to admit it and the last one to ever say it out loud. Louis almost smirks and his lips twitch as he tilts his head, “Not particularly, no.”


AU: Harry Styles tries to get lost in a place he’s never been. Louis Tomlinson has been perfecting the art of being lost for years. What they don’t expect to find is each other.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:athlete  character-type:actor 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Walk That Mile - Chapter 1 - purpledaisy - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry stares at him, the line of his jaw standing out scarily. “I wanted to get the most out of this trip so I planned it carefully.” His voice is low and steady and somehow that’s worse than when he was yelling. “So far, you’ve put your sticky fingers on everything I’ve tried to do.”

“Sticky fingers?” Louis repeats, offended. “Are you saying it’s my fault you got stung by a bee? Had you been alone you would have gotten halfway to the Dotty Diner and ran the car off the road because of an allergic reaction, so don’t go blaming me.”

“Polk-A-Dot Drive In,” Harry spits before getting out of the car. He slams the door shut with a deafening reverb and Louis rolls his eyes.
A Route 66 AU where falling in love was never part of the plan.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:road.trip  year:2017  notes:warm.and.fuzzy  !rec  !favorites  length:100k+ 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
foothold - turnyourankle - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis has crossed the galaxy with a ship full of crystals; they’re the only thing he has to offer in exchange for safe harbor. He thought getting to his destination would be the hardest part, hoping that once he got his family to safety everything would fall back into place; Louis struggles to adapt while his sisters thrive. Louis suspects Emperor Styles may have something to do with it.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  setting:space  year:2017 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
strawberry swing - fondleeds - One Direction [Archive of Our Own]
louis’ mouth tastes like nectarines and summer and his fingers are sticky and grimy with dirt, mulch and tiny wood chips clung to the static of his shirt, in his hair, and above him the swing is floating lazily back and forth.

today they’re nine and soon they’ll be ten and he’s got paint on his cheeks and harry is humming nonsense under his breath and painting tiny m birds on his palm. today they’re at the park and things are simple in the way that only children know.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:apocalypse  notes:gorgeous  notes:negative.ending  year:2017 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
lock me up with love - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis had a messed-up knee, ruined career, and labradoodle to take care of. Harry had a normal knee, perfect career, and concern for his recluse neighbor. Harry's baking skills were enough to bring them together.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:depression  character-type:athlete  subject:injury 
september 2017 by rainbowslinky
Tightrope - Chapter 1 - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis knows he and Harry are going to be together for the rest of their lives and one day they were going to get married and have three point five children, a dog, and two cats. But life hasn't matched up perfectly yet and that time is not now. So they are both happy to be best friends and casually date other people until life decides they really should get their shit together.

aka Louis gets pregnant from "one last time" sex and he and Harry somehow think they'll be able co-parent without it being weird for anyone (most especially their new boyfriends).
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  subject:pregnancy 
august 2017 by rainbowslinky
If the Surface Begs You Home - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry is a mermaid from the underwater kingdom of Mercadia who is a little too fascinated by life above the surface. He's kicked out of his home after he winds up pregnant, and has to figure out how to make his way in the world.

Louis is the darling of the small neighbouring seaside village who came home after university to take over their local library, and can't seem to stay away from the mysterious pregnant mermaid his friends introduce him to.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  character-type:mermaid  subject:pregnancy 
august 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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:***** 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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+ 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
june 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
(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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
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 by rainbowslinky
my hands, your hands - ellisaco - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry and Louis are ships in the Royal Navy. They always come back to each other.

[i'm furious about the amount of emotions this gave me]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/louis  length:<1k  authors:e  year:2013 
november 2016 by rainbowslinky
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