1A Kenshin Remix » by CaffeinatedFlower Kenshin and Kaoru spar each other. There are three different scenarios to how this could play out. Snippets of scenes from the everyday lives of our favorite Rurouni Kenshin characters!
T, English, Humor, chapters: 4, words: 3k+, 10h
23El Espíritu De Una Espada Nunca Muere » by Hitokiri R.S Enimishio Komagata, un joven samurái que apareció con una profunda sed de venganza dispuesto a acabar con las vidas de todos aquellos que estuvieron involucrados con la muerte de sus padres Makoto Shishio y Yumi Komagata. Heredado con la misma maldad y aguda inteligencia, no se detendrá ante nada para terminar lo que su padre una vez comenzó… (No es una historia de amor)
T, Spanish, Adventure & Angst, chapters: 49, words: 132k+, favs: 7, follows: 6, updated: 5/24 published: 8/13/2017, Aoshi, Saitou, Kenshin, Sanosuke
227Hired » by RaccoonGirlKaoru A busy executive is looking for someone to babysit his only son. And just when he thought he was ready to give up, he meets this strong-willed lady who was also in a pursuit of her own. What could possibly happen as they get to know each other through the innocent 7-yr old child?
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 27, words: 74k+, favs: 87, follows: 135, updated: 5/24 published: 7/2/2013, Kaoru, Kenshin, Kenji
10Bridging the Past » by Indigo Flames Set during the Jinchu arc of the Manga. Kaoru makes peace with Enishi. Their tentative friendship becomes twisted in Enishi's mind and Kaoru finds herself caught between two men marred by the blood of a woman long gone.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 6, follows: 10, updated: 5/23 published: 11/17/2014, Enishi, Kaoru, Kenshin, Battousai
Fixing The Past » by Ashlynntheguardianwolf Akatsuki Ane has been living in the past for 10 years now. At the age of 18, she's starving to death and can't seem to find any solid ground to pull herself out of her mess. Then, she meets her old enemy: Kenshin Himura. With his help and patience, will she finally learn to let go and move on?
K, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, 5/22, Kaoru, Kenshin, Megumi, Sanosuke
39Instantáneas » by Natsumi Niikura 16.- Febril: Megumi suspiró en la oscuridad que reinaba en aquella habitación llena de quejidos y gemidos febriles. Tenía las manos heladas y agrietadas y un molesto dolor en los riñones de permanecer tantas horas sentada.
T, Spanish, Family, chapters: 16, words: 20k+, favs: 16, follows: 19, updated: 5/20 published: 6/13/2014, Aoshi, Misao
10Hues of the Heart » by sileavatar Even as a married couple, Kenshin and Kaoru relate to each other with a complex range of emotions that they don't necessarily convey. A companion to "All His Colors," intended to be a series of one-shots that more deeply examines what was happening inside the characters during various scenes.
T, English, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 8, updated: 5/19 published: 5/13, [Kenshin, Kaoru] Battousai
7Before the Storm » by Tomoe2 Shishio's been defeated and Kenshin is on the mend. Kaoru decides to prepare a surprise to cheer Kenshin. Without knowing, she's about to take him back to a painful past he had long forgotten.
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 13, updated: 5/18 published: 12/21/2017, Kaoru, Kenshin, Megumi, Misao
48To Protect » by KelkThundre Modern AU: When the strong prey on the weak, the Battousai fights to protect them. When injured in a fight, he meets Kaoru, a woman who fights the evil in her own way. Distrust turns into trust as Kaoru works her way behind the mask to see the man behind the Battousai, as they work together to protect those who cannot protect themselves. I suck at summaries, just RxR.
T, English, chapters: 15, words: 42k+, favs: 23, follows: 40, updated: 5/17 published: 1/19
2 Blaze by Chichanz What triggered those amber eyes to appear? This is a one-shot story for the infamous Hitokiri Battousai.
T, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 5/17, Hiko, Kenshin, Battousai
321Ache » by Mamoro A repository for my un-beta'd one shots and drabbles. All canon, all KenKao, non-sequential. Written mostly to cleanse my palate while I write other things.
T, English, chapters: 63, words: 43k+, favs: 68, follows: 61, updated: 5/15 published: 7/30/2016
88At Arm's Length » by tact-and-impulse Kamiya Koshijiro returns home to find his daughter living with a redheaded stranger. (Or, if Kaoru's father survived.) Written for Ruroken Week 2016.
T, English, chapters: 11, words: 58k+, favs: 79, follows: 124, updated: 5/14 published: 8/11/2016, [Kaoru, Kenshin]
7The Sleeping Princess » by Mia21 Rose, a clever peasant girl, feels nothing but pity for the cursed Princess Kaoru. Her pity turns into horror when she learns that she is the cursed princess. Rose reluctantly embraces her new life, but she is not the demure princess her family desires. Will the curse end up consuming Rose or can she beat Enishi, the evil mage her cursed her, at his own game?
K+, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 11k+, follows: 3, updated: 5/13 published: 3/31, Kaoru, Kenshin
15Running With the Wolves » by shadowblade-tara AU. After the death of Shishio Makoto, two fighters vanish into history. Eleven years later, an unlikely reunion will lead to the stirrings of a new revolution, one they have to stop - no matter the cost.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 7k+, favs: 14, follows: 13, updated: 5/13 published: 8/20/2017, Saitou, Kenshin
6The Wanderings of Seta Soujirou » by Chichanz After being defeated by Kenshin, Rurouni Soujirou embarks on a 10-year journey to discover his own truths. Facing new circumstances, he is torn between the teachings of two men who shaped his life, Kenshin and Shishio. Along the way he meets a colourful cast of characters who would be friends, enemies or family, teaching him all the ways to love and be loved for the first time.
K+, English, Adventure, chapters: 10, words: 15k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 5/13 published: 4/4, Soujiro
4Claro de luna luz de sueños » by Rahzel Everlasting Sanosuke viaja a Holanda para reencontrarse con Sayo. Ha dejado el país porque la policía lo busca, lo que lo ha motivado a reencontrarse con aquella mujer que lo hacía sentirse vivo.
K, Spanish, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 7k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 5/12 published: 2/10, [Sanosuke, Sayo A.] Shougo A.
7Sanación con Sanosuke » by La loca de los gatos fujoshi Después de una terrible pena, Kenshin vuelve a ser un vagabundo, pero Sanosuke lo buscará y tratará de volver a poner en él una sonrisa. YAOI Chico x Chico
T, Spanish, Romance & Angst, chapters: 6, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 5/11 published: 2/14/2017, [Sanosuke, Kenshin]
2 Live (Episode 28 Exposed) by Reitan'na Sanosuke laid on a wooden floor, in a giant puddle of blood, with a broken sword blade, stuck into his shoulder.
T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 2k+, 5/10, Kaoru, Kenshin, Megumi, Sanosuke
116At the Heart of the King » by Daichilover Kaoru had always believed that she would marry for love. After a devastating turn of events, she is forced to face the fact that she has never had a choice in the matter. While she resolves to lock her heart, Kenshin seeks to mend his own. Amidst war and intrigue, can they find love with one another? -When what lies at the heart of the King might be what saves Kaoru's own heart.
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 42k+, favs: 41, follows: 96, updated: 5/9 published: 8/29/2017, [Kenshin, Kaoru]
125A fine lady » by FallenAngelItachi May 1878; Saitou Hajime reveals to Himura Kenshin and Makimachi Misao he's married to Tokio, praising her as a capable woman. But what makes a woman capable in Saitou's eyes? Let's turn back the clock fifteen years and two months to find out.
T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 30, words: 263k+, favs: 27, follows: 35, updated: 5/8 published: 5/6/2017, Saitou, Okita, Tokio
16Amateur Night » by lawless An up-and-coming streetfighter is advised by a match-fixer to throw a bout. When he not only refuses but also gives the reigning champion of the underground streetfighting games the beating of his life, he barely escapes with his life and soon finds himself on the run from both the match-fixer and his yakuza goons.
T, English, Crime & Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 10k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 5/5 published: 6/9/2017, Megumi, Sanosuke
32 All His Colors » by sileavatar [Post Jinchuu]: COMPLETE. Himura Kaoru has always said that she doesn't care about his past. Now, his darker side is one that the ex-hitokiri desperately wants to blot out. As events surrounding them awaken the amber eyes again and again, the couple must discover exactly what will keep his shadows at bay, bracing themselves for tumultuous battles emerging from within and without.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 21k+, favs: 15, follows: 16, updated: 5/3 published: 4/14, [Kenshin, Kaoru] Yahiko, Battousai
29Solitude Was The Only Logical Ending » by Myosotis Scorpioides It's been so long since they last saw each other, yet neither even tried to exchange greetings as they both sat down on the opposite sides of the wooden table. Rather, they pretended to be complete strangers. After all, that was all they had wanted to be all those years ago while sitting in front of a nearly identical table and signing their divorce papers.
T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 32k+, favs: 10, follows: 27, updated: 5/2 published: 6/1/2017, [Kenshin, Kaoru]
Instantànies » by Natsumi Niikura 05.- Dona: Portaven quatre dies de camí i encara els restava més d'una setmana per a arribar a les rodalies de Kyôto. La nit estava caient i eren encara massa lluny de tot, a més el camí era perillós per a seguir-lo a les fosques, per més bé que tots dos es moguessin a la penombra no era prudent.
T, Catalan, Family, chapters: 5, words: 6k+, updated: 4/29 published: 6/15/2014, Aoshi, Misao
279 Offerings to the Forest God » by lossehelin The deity of the forest was said to be a beautiful dragon that was gentle and caring. To a young girl not of their village, he was an idea that guided her through the worst days of her grief and became a cornerstone of her life. She would soon discover that not all deities were gentle, and that the consequences of cruelty spread like a disease.
T, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 46k+, favs: 106, follows: 129, updated: 4/22 published: 11/25/2017, Kaoru, Kenshin