rainbowslinky + p:1d:louis/niall   40

With You, Where I Wanna Stay - justyrae - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
There's nothing keeping Niall on this beach, there's not even anything keeping him in Thailand. But in this moment, for right now, he feels like he could stay here forever.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  length:10k-20k  year:2018  trope:famous/notfamous 
january 2018 by rainbowslinky
(while you count clouds) - softly (alexenglish) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
When you’re around I don’t know how to hide my feelings. I count in binary, in my head. zero one one zero one one and you count clouds.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  character-type:robot 
october 2017 by rainbowslinky
Sweat dripping down our dirty laundry - becka - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
How does neat and tidy Niall end up writing a sexy song about dirty laundry? Obviously he has sex with the messiest person he knows. It isn't quite as simple as he wants it to be.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  type:pwp  subject:anxiety  subject:panic.attacks  length:05k-10k  author:becka  year:2017  notes:quality.descriptions 
september 2017 by rainbowslinky
a praise chorus - 1000_directions - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“I don’t want... I don’t want him growing up thinking that he... has to,” Louis says, struggling to put words to the feeling in his head. “Like, not just because I... was who I was. He doesn’t have to do it like I did it. He can just be himself and love it however he wants to love it. It doesn’t have to mean anything.”






Louis enlists Uncle Nialler's help when Freddie develops a talent for music.
fandom:one.direction  character:freddie.tommo  p:1d:louis/niall 
july 2017 by rainbowslinky
High Spirits - becka - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Harry and Louis have a pretty good following for their paranormal investigation videos on YouTube. So good, in fact, that they've got a contract to turn their videos into a full-fledged series for BBC Three. They hire on some junior investigators, and they have to adjust to a bigger team, not to mention higher production values, TV promo, and rubbing elbows (and sometimes more than elbows) with proper celebrities.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:harry/nick  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:ghosts  notes:cute  type:big.bang  year:2017 
may 2017 by rainbowslinky
Making Shades of Purple - alexenglish - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Sometimes you have to get to where you're going to see where you've been.

Or, Louis figures out he's in love with Niall. It's way less surprising than it should be.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  setting:road.trip  type:non-linear  !rec  authors:a  year:2017  setting:hiatus 
march 2017 by rainbowslinky
you saw me standing alone - dramaturgicallycorrect - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis dreams deep of running, running so hard and so fast he could become something else. He’s in the bog again, but he feels like the master of it. It feels like his home.
He follows a scent, sweet and familiar, pulling him like a siren song across the bog. His toes dig into the mud, finding a natural traction. There’s no chill in the air against his skin betraying the autumn weather, he feels nothing but the pull, stronger than blood, than breathing, than hunger, and Louis serves it dutifully.
He crests a hill and comes to a stop, ready to devour.
Niall stands before him with a shotgun and a silver bayonet in his hands. Louis pauses.


[Or, a Donny werewolf in Ireland.]
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  character-type:werewolf  setting:ireland  authors:d  length:10k-20k 
october 2016 by rainbowslinky
king of new york - theamazingpeterparker - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"I’m not a cop,” Niall starts with, doesn’t really know why.
The man’s eyes crinkle and when he tugs the bandana down he’s smiling. He’s handsome. “Cops don’t usually say hi when they’re coming to arrest me,” is all he says, tucks his face back into the bandana and waves a hand that Niall understands to mean step back. “Watch my back, yeah?”

Louis is a street artist who hates rich upper east siders. Niall is a rich upper east sider.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  character-type:artist  !masterpost  !rec  genre:angst  notes:depressing  subject:breakups  !has.a.sequel  authors:t  setting:nyc 
august 2016 by rainbowslinky
Sector 3 - jibrailis - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
One Direction is a superhero team, and Niall and Louis aren't friends, except for the part where they keep falling into bed together.
fandom:one.direction  character-type:!with.powers  p:1d:louis/niall  !masterpost  authors:j  length:50k+  genre:action  subject:aliens  !rec  notes:amusing  quality:***** 
august 2016 by rainbowslinky
you overflowed my soul and made all good things grow - darlingjustdont - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“those are me mum’s favourite,” louis says, settling back. “what’s yours?”

“i couldn’t pick just one.” he picks at a loose thread on the upholstery. the sofa’s really quite old. “but maybe a sunflower.”

“i like lavender,”

“does that count as a flower?”

louis gives him a look. “you’re the florist. you tell me.”

louis needs a bouquet that says "fuck you" and niall is the florist he comes to.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  trope:magical.realism 
july 2016 by rainbowslinky
Archbishop of Banterbury (your dick in me) - becka - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
On the day of the match, the bet is this: should the England side lose, Louis’s promised to rip his kit off at the end of the match and kiss Mourinho’s feet in penance; and should the England side win, Niall will strip naked in England’s changing room and let all the lads at him with sharpies.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:football  author:becka  length:01K-05K 
june 2016 by rainbowslinky
how the heart bends - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"What do you mean Louis isn't coming?" Niall says. His heart is pounding.

"You're divorced." Bobby's voice is so soft when he says it that the words hardly register, the way the worst pain kicks in on a delay.

or: a non-au amnesia future fic.
fandom:one.direction  type:big.bang  year:2016  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:divorce  subject:amnesia 
april 2016 by rainbowslinky
like deja vu - Chapter 1 - justawordshaker (thegloryofspring) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall knows if he turns, Zayn won’t be there. He doesn’t expect Zayn to be there, but heshould be. He should be next to Niall, looking out at Dubai and smiling and bright and happy and with so much awe that he can’t hide any of it. He should be here next to Niall. They should be sharing this moment.

Zayn isn’t here. Zayn is gone. He’s not letting Niall into anything anymore.

Niall’s afraid the space next to him will never stop feeling empty.

a canon compliant magical realism au that follows niall and the boys while they try to navigate a post-zayn world.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  pairing:1D.OT4  setting:post-zayn  genre:angst  notes:ouch  subject:anxiety  character-type:!with.powers  type:big.bang  year:2016  length:100k+  notes:;_;  setting:tour  authors:j 
april 2016 by rainbowslinky
Stars Are Falling - sunshinexbomb - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis bites the corner of his lip, wondering what’s the best way to put to this.

“I think Niall has wings.”

It’s definitely not the best thing to say, apparently, because Liam’s face falls back into a scowl and he groans again, flopping back down onto his pillow.

“Goodnight, Louis.”

--

Or in which Louis thinks Niall might be an angel.
fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:wings 
december 2015 by rainbowslinky
my dearest love i'm not done yet - theamazingpeterparker - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“I think it’s love,” Niall decides finally. Louis looks back at her, sprawled out in the tub in just her bra and jeans, hair a wreck, examining the dragon pipe carefully between her fingers.
“What?"
“The human soul,” Niall clarifies, eyes flicking up to Louis and she smiles gently. “I think it’s mostly made of love.”

Witch girls AU where Harry is new, Niall is friends with a lot of crows, and Louis fucks around with a demon and gets them all in trouble.
fandom:one.direction  character-type:witch  subject:genderswap  p:1d:louis/niall  p:1d:louis/zayn 
december 2015 by rainbowslinky
My Universe on Your Fingertips - werebird - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
He knows how much Louis needs this, needs to take care of him, needs to see his body reacting to him. He knows how much Louis needs to make sure every inch of Niall's body knows exactly who he belongs to by opening him up, slowly, every time like it's the first time.
p:1d:louis/niall  kink:plugs  kink:humiliation 
november 2015 by rainbowslinky
fighting harder and loving stronger - alison - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis has always liked being around Niall, but it’s different now. It feels like something just for them, the way Louis and Liam had been when the band split or the way Louis and Zayn had been before that, Louis and Harry before that. It’s finally Louis and Niall’s turn, but it’s better even than it had been with the other lads because they’re older and their lives aren’t as mad and it feels like an actual choice they're making.

And they’ve both just ended their marriages, a key component that seems to draw them closer to each other than anyone else.
author:alison  p:1d:louis/niall  notes:warm.and.fuzzy  subject:divorce  type:future!fic  subject:children  !favorites  !rec  fandom:one.direction 
november 2015 by rainbowslinky
Something New - hapakitsune - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis didn't mean to sleep with Niall at Liam's wedding. He did mean to run away from it, only once he did, it wasn't as easy to forget about it as he had hoped.
p:1d:louis/niall  subject:marriage  fandom:one.direction  subject:children  setting:post-zayn 
october 2015 by rainbowslinky
I can hear your heart - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"Well, you need to see an actual doctor, lad. Get some tests or whatever. Maybe you're—what do they call it. Anemic. That's what makes me mum off and poorly like that. Well, that or she's pregnant." Louis laughs, and Niall laughs too.

"I'm sure it's nothing," Niall says, and puts his hand over Louis's, giving it a squeeze.

"Promise," Louis says, his stern face on, indexing finger jabbed into Niall's chest. "Don't be a fucking idiot."

"Ow, ow, I promise," Niall says, laughing again, curling away from Louis's pointing. "Now, can we get back to—" He pulls at Louis's shoulder, kissing him, keeping his hands light and hoping Louis will follow his lead.

Or: After Zayn's departure, Niall and Louis fall together in a series of hookups that result in something neither of them planned on.
type:exchange  p:1d:louis/niall  subject:pregnancy  setting:post-zayn  length:20k-50k  author:anon  fandom:one.direction 
october 2015 by rainbowslinky
the place i belong - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall and Louis meet stuck in an elevator during a city-wide blackout in Washington, D.C. They spend a night together -- right before moving to opposite ends of the country. And keeping in touch proves easier promised than done.
p:1d:louis/niall  fandom:one.direction 
october 2015 by rainbowslinky
hear the wheels as they roll - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis gives Niall a lift from New York City to Austin, Texas, and learns to stop thinking quite so much along the way. (Secondary Louis relationships are pre-fic.)
p:1d:louis/niall  setting:road.trip  length:10k-20k  year:2013  !rec  quality:*****  tag:needs.  authors:t  fandom:one.direction 
october 2015 by rainbowslinky
cut our bodies free - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis always tells him they've survived because they've stayed as put as possible. Niall thinks it's because they've stayed together. He doesn't let himself think about what it would be like alone. (a post-apocalypse non-au)
p:1d:louis/niall  subject:zombies  setting:post-apoc  !rec  quality:*****  tag:needs.  fandom:one.direction 
october 2015 by rainbowslinky
for better and for worse - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall's head falls happily onto Louis' shoulder, and they look at the makeshift rings, hands held up next to each other and wavering on drunk unsteady arms.

"Probably it was, like, a joke, right?" Louis says. "What hotel are we even in?"

"The Wynn," Niall mumbles. Trust him to remember the travel plans but not whether they fucked or tied the knot last night.
p:1d:louis/niall  subject:marriage  fandom:one.direction 
september 2015 by rainbowslinky
you should see him when he shines - restitched (beingothrwrldly) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“We should go on a trip.” Louis straightens up in his chair, fiddles with the drawstring on his hoodie. Niall feels caught in a cyclone. “You and me.”

“You and me!” Niall says. “No way.”

Or, Louis and Niall go to a music and arts festival in Australia for New Year's, and also surfing and feelings.
p:1d:louis/niall  setting:beach  setting:australia  tag:needs.  fandom:one.direction 
april 2015 by rainbowslinky
we were made to never fall away - colfield - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
In 2009, Niall Horan died. In 2014, he woke up.



The thing about coming back to life is that you have to figure out how to live again.



Or, an In The Flesh au

[the end is really rushed but otherwise this is pretty great]
subject:zombies  type:big.bang  p:1d:louis/niall  tag:needs.  fandom:one.direction 
april 2015 by rainbowslinky
(I Wanna Feel Like) Fireworks in the Night - dinosaur - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“Not quite. My thing.” Niall tells the table. “The raunchy part, not the regular –some part.” He waves vaguely like that’ll explain the complexities of I thought I was broken and they gave me a home.

-

Niall is ace, Louis is demi, the bar is on 5th and Lavaca.
subject:asexuality  p:1d:louis/niall  p:1d:harry/zayn  setting:bar  tag:needs.  fandom:one.direction 
march 2015 by rainbowslinky
shooting stars and satellites - temerity (forsanethaec) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
"Is that what it says it's like?" Louis points vaguely to Niall's phone. He doesn't want to say the name of the thing.

"It says, um." Niall's mouth twists as he tries to figure out the words. “When you're bonded with someone, you’re for each other, after that. You’re -- like, you and me – you’d be the person I’m happiest with, all the time. Who I.” His toes curl on the tiled deck of the pool between their chairs. “Who, you know. Who I end up with.”

"Niall," Louis says, and has no idea where to go from there.
p:1d:louis/niall  trope:soulmates  fandom:one.direction  tag:needs. 
january 2015 by rainbowslinky
give you romance and hide your lost chances too - balefully - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis is feeling down during the break between tours, and Niall cheers him up. Louis is very grateful, and they discover a little something they're both into.
p:1d:louis/niall  fandom:one.direction  tag:needs. 
december 2014 by rainbowslinky
let the dog decide - Anonymous - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
“It’s- you know how- have you ever watched dogs fuck?”
“I’m out,” Zayn mutters, popping up off the couch and heading for the door.
-or-
everything is the same, except Niall is a werewolf.
rating:nc-17  character-type:werewolf  length:10k-20k  p:1d:louis/niall  year:2014  kink:d/s  kink:knotting  quality:*****  notes:heartsforeyes  site:ao3  genre:humor  genre:angst 
november 2014 by rainbowslinky
the fine lines we knew - alison - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Louis and Niall have been best friends since forever. They're going to kill it. Together.
But life and love aren't always so easy to figure out.
p:1d:harry/louis  p:1d:louis/niall  fandom:one.direction  tag:needs. 
october 2014 by rainbowslinky
Forgotten how to stand - beckaandzac (becka) - One Direction (Band) [Archive of Our Own]
Niall is a Chelsea midfielder recovering from major knee surgery. With luck, he should be back and better than ever next season, but for the summer he's basically housebound, and in the back of his mind he knows he might never play again. To liven up the monotony, he seeks out the services of Louis, a high-class hooker who's happy to make house calls. And although Niall's been with professionals in the past, he couldn't have expected the feelings he has for Louis, how quickly being with Louis starts to feel like being with a friend. Or more than a friend.
[SO GOOD]
genre:au  fandom:one.direction  p:1d:louis/niall  site:ao3  rating:nc-17  character-type:sex.industry  character-type:athlete  length:20k-50k  quality:*****  author:becka 
february 2014 by rainbowslinky
my love, he's overboard - Chapter 1 - myownremedy - One Direction (Band), Little Mix (Band), Radio 1 RPF, X Factor (UK) RPF [Archive of Our Own]
Louis looks up and smiles at him, thinks this is one less thing to worry about, and Niall reaches out and brushes his shoulder with shaking fingers. Louis steps back.
“I shouldn’t,” he says, and Niall doesn’t look surprised.
“Shouldn’t be here?” Niall finishes for him. “Shouldn’t do this?”
“All of it,” Louis tries for flippant, tries to bring edge back into his smile and Niall shrugs.











in a world where mutants are an oppressed minority, and there's a mutant resistance fighting for their rights and battling terrorism, a beautiful boy falls out of the sky and into niall's waiting heart.

or, a mutant au.
fandom:one.direction  tag:needs.  character-type:!with.powers  p:1d:louis/niall 
january 2014 by rainbowslinky

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