21The Minstrel's Ballad: As our Hope wanes » by Angelfortruth The road walked by the warrior of light is one of sorrow and trials, of enduring pain and despair so that hope may one day prevail. But what if, in her attempts to find an answer to the question, Hydaelyn miscalculated and the hero fell in a battle against the Angel of Truth before he fulfilled his purpose? Can someone else follow in his footsteps, or is the world fated to burn?
K+, English, Angst & Fantasy, chapters: 43, words: 254k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 8/9 published: 12/21/2021, Hydaelyn, Solus zG., G. Tia, Amon
12Traveler » by Trigunskitty AU FFXIV Novelization - She was born with the Echo, raised in a loving family in Sharlayan—a young Au Ra girl grew up with scholars and archons alike—visions of things she cannot quite understand and an ability to learn and adapt quickly... Follow through as this Warrior of Lights' coming of age as she tries to navigate the realm's troubling events.
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 165, words: 840k+, favs: 46, follows: 55, updated: 8/4 published: 11/21/2020, Warrior of Light, OC
7 Warm Hearth with Snowfall » by RoseDragonWitch The Final Days have been averted and the skies have returned to normal. The Warrior of Light, champion of Eorzea, had returned from her grandest adventure alive… badly injured but alive. Still, her family in all but blood who await news in Ishgard can't help but feel anxious for her condition. They reflect on what she means to each of them and if they can aid her in return.
K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 42k+, favs: 16, follows: 10, updated: 7/26 published: 6/21, Warrior of Light, Ser Aymeric, Count Edmont, Artoiriel dF.
Never Alone by Miss Lilianae The path of the adventurer can be long, and perilous. It's dangerous to go it alone, and these brave warriors are about to find out what it means to have friends at your back.
T, English, Adventure & Friendship, words: 2k+, 7/23, OC
Pygmalion by Mermaidhuntress I have never seen your like before. (Modern AU)
K+, English, Romance, words: 550, 7/22, H. Greystone
Starlight Dreams & Researching Freedom » by AstrienLuna His whole existence felt like it was in limbo and he couldn't get out of it, trapped before even leaving the starting line. But Alisaie extending the olive branch accidentally when confessing to him a quiet secret from their parents makes Alphinaud go down a rabbit hole and learn that life didn't have to be that way. (Familial comfort, trans Alphinaud, angst, and self-acceptance!)
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 2, words: 13k+, follows: 1, updated: 7/22 published: 7/20, Alisaie L., Alphinaud L.
Wayward Leaf » by YakFruit In the low mountains, north of the Golmore Jungle, the viera village of Kopelya maintains the Green Word in the traditional rava lifestyle. Yendenel Yaz, a young huntress, is about to celebrate her Final Nameday- a celebration which formally recognizes the end of childhood. Meanwhile, the winds of war were gathering in nearby Dalmasca.
T, English, Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, updated: 7/10 published: 7/4
falling, fallen by Faulty Paragon The Warrior of Light has somehow managed to win over the rest of the world. Aymeric does not believe he will fall, too. No one else has ever been able to sway his heart, after all. Then, he falls. -aka WoL gets to finally unpack some of his trauma, and all Aymeric wants is to help, even if he doesn't know how. Post-HW AymericxWoL, previous one-sided HaurcheWoL
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 7/5, Warrior of Light, Ser Aymeric, Lucia gJ., H. Greystone
7Light's Call » by Naryfiel Lilith Five years after the Calamity, the realm of Eorzea nurses its wounds and tends to its scars, still teeters on the edge of destruction. Primals and the shadow of the Empire threaten to plunge the realm into the shadows of bloodshed once more. Yet even the darkest nights must end, and sometimes, it is a single person who can change the fate of a realm, forever. [ARR novelization]
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 7, words: 136k+, favs: 33, follows: 36, updated: 7/4 published: 2/22/2021, Warrior of Light
Smart men can be stupid too by Endless.Crimson89 Eavesdropping isn't a nice thing to do... but sometimes it can have an interesting results. Or at least in this case, G'raha Tia finds out something surprising about his friend. Because, yeah, smart guys can be dumb, too
T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 7/1, Warrior of Light, Alisaie L., Krile B., G. Tia
Voidborn by ShyMage Fiacreaux de Morreine never craved fame. A minor member of the Scions of the Seventh Dawn, the elezen academic oft preferred to work in shadow, lest history caught him unawares. But when an opportunity is laid bare to hunt down the man whom tore his life apart and break a curse born of the Calamity, the mage resolves to confront his past and, potentially, reclaim a family lost.
T, English, Fantasy & Suspense, words: 1k+, 6/28
1 Those Who Remain by ignimortis Sometimes things don't work out as they do in fairy tales. Estinien/F!WoL, mostly generic but implied Elezen!WoL for reasons that are probably obvious. T for suggestive themes, no graphic content. First attempt at writing any sort of fanfiction, heavily influenced by too many authors to mention.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 6/27, Warrior of Light, H. Greystone, Ysayle D., Estinien W.
Forge Ahead: Into the First (Mummery 36) » by Aywren With Tad's help, Amon finally earns access to Syrcus Tower. However, he's yet to learn that this Tower is in the shard known as the First, and not his home dimension! (Spot of Mummery Series, Part 36)
T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, follows: 2, updated: 6/23 published: 6/22, Warrior of Light, Amon
The Bar by ShueBox What brings you to the bar tonight, Warrior of Light?
T, English, Fantasy & Romance, words: 359, 6/20
1 The Lantern Jar by Rabbitprint [Set pre-Shadowbringers, spoilers, Sadu/Cirina slowburn.] Tapping her nails against the rim of her cup, Sadu deliberated over which nuances might be best to strike at first. "Speak again of these terms which have bound you." "Six gifts in full," Cirina replied.
T, English, words: 19k+, favs: 1, 6/20, Cirina M., Sadu D.
bedside vigil by Faulty Paragon Haurchefant meant it when he said that the Warrior of Light and his fellow Scions would be safe in House Fortemps. He will do whatever it takes to see it through- even if it means his slumber is not as comfortable as he'd like. -aka the Warrior of Light has nightmares, and Haurchefant is there to ease them. Haurchewol, set in Heavensward.
K, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, 6/19, Warrior of Light, H. Greystone
i'll cover you by Faulty Paragon Haurchefant is not a champion of the world. He's nowhere near that self-aggrandizing. However, his shield is big enough to protect one other, at the very least. He knows who he longs to cover. -aka a heart-to-heart between WoL and Haurchefant. Set early in Heavensward.
K, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 6/8, Warrior of Light, H. Greystone
2 A Rare Fragrance » by salamandragora F'lhaminn is sweet. F'lhaminn is pretty. F'lhaminn is... older than her, a bit, sure, but that's a pretty stupid reason in this volatile world to put off romance. No, the only problem is that after all the leaders and warriors of fabled renown she's met and all the gods and primals she's killed, wooing her crush seems like her hardest challenge yet. F!WoL x F'lhaminn.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 11, follows: 9, updated: 6/2 published: 4/13/2019, Warrior of Light, F'lhaminn Q.
20For Love and Life » by Yolashillinia The story of eight wandering adventurers with a gift. Achiyo struggles to find a home in Eorzea; Rinala is in love; Tam and Chuchupa are in it for the lulz. Scenes from throughout the MSQ and major sidequests. PLD/Aymeric, WHM/Thancred (one-sided). 3.0 complete, 3.x coming soon.
T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 31, words: 265k+, favs: 12, follows: 15, updated: 5/31 published: 3/22/2018
2 Roses and Lilacs Made for You by RoseDragonWitch Emet-Selch reflects on what his two best friends mean to him and just how far he is willing to go for their sakes. Azem and Hythlodaeus… not a day goes by that he doesn't think of them and so he creates something so that he would never forget. He creates flowers to always remember a promise he made so very long ago. To remember that they once lived… even underneath a burning sky.
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 8k+, favs: 11, follows: 3, 5/28
More Than A Family Name by AstrienLuna Alisaie and Alphinaud had suffered a lot to get to where they were now - in the Source, free of the shackles of their past burdens and ready to save Eorzea, whatever the cost. Waking up in the Source only to be disowned by their father was not something either were prepared for.
T, English, Fantasy & Angst, words: 9k+, favs: 1, 5/27, Warrior of Light, Alisaie L., Thancred W., Alphinaud L.
2Hydaelyn's Heirs and Other Adventures » by Nikaya Series of one-shots about the heroes of Eorzea, focusing on the Scions of the Seventh Dawn. Now playing: Estinien returns in the wake of Stormblood. How does this affect the WoL since the last time she saw him? 4.2 spoilers
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 16k+, favs: 7, follows: 7, updated: 5/26 published: 10/21/2017
S-Rank by Rabbitprint [Set post-Ifrit, AU Morbol!Warrior of Light. Mild Thancred/Morbol, mild hurt/comfort.] The newest member of the Scions also happened to be a twelve-fulm high carnivorous plant.
T, English, words: 2k+, follows: 1, 5/25, Thancred W.
a scholarly visit by revabhipraya "Mine path doth cross with this beautiful flower. It did seem fitting and polite to give this to thee, so…."
T, English, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 5/13, Urianger A., Y'shtola R., Matoya
Close to Home by MagicalPumpkin One could see the moon. Bigger and clearer than ever before, it was making its way toward the planet. Feli wondered if Dalamud had a will of his own. She did not understand what was going on or why the moon decided to keep falling. Menphinas loyal hound. Did the goddess forsake us? Did the twelve? / Feli Alani and how she got saved from Nald'Thal during the 7th umbral Calamity. 6.1
K+, English, words: 2k+, 5/9