67The Come Back Kid » by EmilyF.6 Ponyboy is home. His foster father is in jail, and Darry has custody again. But his troubles aren't over. He feels like a different person. His brothers are always worried. His friends are doing their best to help. Despite everyone's best efforts, he can't seem to shake the things that happened to him in that house. None of them are willing to give up though.*Sequel to the Runaway*
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 18, words: 87k+, favs: 30, follows: 33, updated: 6h published: 2/28, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C.
7Into The Jungle » by DramaQueen7 Everyone's lives are turned upside down when Soda gets drafted into the army. How do his brothers and the rest of the gang deal with the news? Will Soda make it back home? This story contains harsh language, violence, and other serious themes/topics. Read at your own risk.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 5, words: 12k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 22h published: 5/15, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Steve R.
14In His Kiss » by foreverinourfavor Penelope Mathews has always played by the rules. When she tests the waters at her first house party, she is surprised to find a deeper connection with her older brothers friend, Ponyboy Curtis. Will Penelope be able to explore her newfound secret love, without her brother finding out?
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 25k+, favs: 2, follows: 12, updated: 5/18 published: 4/12, Ponyboy C., OC
to have and to hold by endlessly wandering When the dew on the grass has dried to our clothes, we get to our feet and leave our son behind.
T, English, Tragedy & Family, words: 2k+, 5/18, Sodapop C., Sandy
2Crossed the line » by Lovetoread75 The fight between greasers and socs is even more vicious now, they seek revenge for Bob's death. This time they have crossed the line - they did what? They set the Curtis' house on fire. Court drama.
K, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 5/17 published: 5/4, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Randy A.
21Whispers in the Wind » by PandaGirl2019 Sequel to Lighted Passages that begins about six months after the story ends, opening with a life-altering moment for Sodapop, then going from there to explore how he copes with the emotions and challenges it brings. Steve grapples with changes that are happening, even as he welcomes what they mean for his life.
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 19, words: 76k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 5/16 published: 9/12/2021, Sodapop C., Darry C., Steve R., Ponyboy C.
1Ponyboy Curtis is a runner — by grayturtle — but where is he going?
T, English, Drama, words: 808, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/16, Ponyboy C., Darry C.
108 Please Find Me » by a.little.jem I'm riding on the edge of panic and I know that any second now I'll lose the battle and succumb to it. Cool tears drip out of my eyes and I send a silent plea out to the two people I love the most. Please find me.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 23, words: 70k+, favs: 41, follows: 55, updated: 5/13 published: 1/9/2021, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C.
1 Right Time by endlessly wandering Darry has never believed there's a right time for anything.
T, English, Tragedy & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 5/12, Darry C., Mrs. Curtis, Mr. Curtis
9All you need is love Remake » by Unknown identity 90 A story and one shots of the brothers raising a much younger Ponyboy. I am rewriting the original. Rating just to be safe.
T, English, Family, chapters: 8, words: 21k+, favs: 10, follows: 11, updated: 5/10 published: 5/2/2021
4Wandering » by Ponyboypanda When Ponyboy Adams comes across a young man, who is nothing but nice to him, he never anticipates his entire life to be changed. He was raised to expect the unexpected but this is beyond anything he ever imagined. Will he be sent back to his abusive father? Will he stay with the gang? What happened in the fall of 1962 that made him leave? Can he trust these strangers?
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 9k+, favs: 5, follows: 8, updated: 5/6 published: 3/20, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Steve R.
12 Outgrown by HappierThanMost Darry's always shared a complicated relationship with his mother.
K+, English, Angst & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, 5/6, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Mrs. Curtis
5Days of Hell » by Unknown identity 90 Starts right after finding out about their parents. Its in Darry's POV. Warning: Language
K+, English, Tragedy, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 5/5 published: 3/15/2017, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C.
3 Run by starryeyedwr1ter You don't know what it is he's running from, but whatever it is, you're running from it too. Dallas one shot. Song fic to Run by Daughter.
K+, English, words: 1k+, 5/3, Dallas W.
the rapture of irene cade by karnsteins he would never be able to talk about irene cade the way molly could. after the arrests in mission, molly takes to seeing how irene cade, the mother of johnny cade, takes the news of dallas winston being arrested for his murder.
T, English, Family, words: 2k+, 5/1, Johnny C., OC
39King of The Road » by Indianagreaser Even while moving from town to town, Ponyboy has always known his past could catch up with him. So he stayed on the move, never staying in the same place more than a night or two. Until Tulsa. But not even his new group of friends could keep away the thought that something was going to happen. Something bad. And then one day, it did. (Ponyboy is unrelated to the Curtises)
T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 46k+, favs: 25, follows: 29, updated: 5/1 published: 12/28/2021, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Johnny C.
2fire in the sky » by karnsteins Life doesn't simply go on when Johnny lives. Ponyboy has to contend with a very changed life — from the trial coming up, to being initiated into the greaser pack scene and a slow dance into a relationship with Dallas Winston. Has omegaverse dynamics and themes, ongoing fic. Backbone of "cause tramps like us are born to run" series.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 11, words: 22k+, favs: 2, follows: 4, updated: 4/29 published: 3/13, [Dallas W., Ponyboy C.]
2 War and Peace by SepticAbzies I swallowed a lump in my throat, "He is alive." I felt like crying, but I willed myself not to. "I thought he died." / I felt Sodapop's hand on my shoulder, a gesture meant to comfort me, "He did die, honey. It was a close call." / Alternate Ending to the book, where Johnny and Dally live
T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 11k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 4/29, Ponyboy C., Johnny C., Dallas W.
11 Back In The Saddle » by DramaQueen7 Someone in the gang is hiding a secret, and to make matters worse, something happens after everyone finds out. (I promise the story is better than the summary)
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 13, words: 24k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, updated: 4/27 published: 4/19, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Steve R.
13Reckless Driving » by SteveRandleAngel Ponyboy is injured at the hands of Steve Randle. No one was there to witness it though, and the story isn't making sense. So what exactly happened?
T, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 7, words: 14k+, favs: 17, follows: 17, updated: 4/25 published: 7/1/2021, Ponyboy C., Steve R.
1 Both Ways is the Only Way I Want It by thermodynamic July 1945; Mary Shepard will do anything to get out of Shawnee and away from her mother, even strike a deal with the devil.
T, English, Tragedy & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 1, 4/24, OC, Tim S.
11Super Glue » by Begonias Sodapop Curtis was a lot of things, but superhero wasn't one of them.
T, English, Friendship & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 12k+, favs: 17, follows: 12, updated: 4/21 published: 3/15/2018, Ponyboy C., Steve R., Two Bit M.
6Not Another Twin Sister » by Renee599 Sunshine Daisy Curtis is the twin sister of Sodapop...or is she? Dally, Steve, Two-Bit, and Johnny can't stop drooling over her, but Darry, Soda, and Ponyboy, somehow, don't think that they have a sister! Can Sunshine Daisy convince her reluctant "brothers," or will she have to return to the International Institute of Mary Sues? Just for fun!
K, English, Humor & Parody, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 4/19 published: 1/18, OC
26 Patches of Hope » by PandaGirl2019 Future fic that picks up about five years after the beginning of Lighted Passages. It's 1972. Steve is in college, and Sodapop has the blessing he longed for years ago. These two friends are still doing life together, and hope shines bright, even when questions arise.
T, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 30, words: 57k+, favs: 2, updated: 4/19 published: 7/22/2020, Ponyboy C., Sodapop C., Darry C., Steve R.
3 A Friend in Need by lulusgardenfli It's 1955 and Darry wants Paul Holden to punch his lights out...
T, English, Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 4/19, Darry C., Mr. Curtis