2k+Grimm Heir » by DeadRich18 It has lived since the beginning. Since before the Dust settled on the world, bringing forth man. It has brought forth countless monsters to combat man and his creations in an attempt to annihilate him completely. But as the years pass, man becomes stronger and wiser, he becomes able to fend off its monsters. And now the creator comes to a realization. It needs an heir.
RWBY, M, English, Fantasy & Supernatural, chapters: 46, words: 336k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 10/13 published: 1/23/2015, Ruby R., OC
28Where Is My Enemy » by TheAngriestFace The Second Great War is over but the recovery of the world is a long road. Ruby struggles with who she wants to be and who she has become. Weiss' scars continue to pile up and old ones start to open and fester again. Blake and Yang continue to mend their broken friendship while struggling with each crack that forms. (Sequal to You Will Be My Enemy)
RWBY, M, English, Angst & Tragedy, chapters: 17, words: 62k+, favs: 53, follows: 65, updated: 9/26 published: 5/8/2020
32Fading Rose » by Dabi100 Thanks to her rough past, Ruby has developed a short tempered nature. This has brought everyone to despise her, even herself... However Weiss, her partner, was the thing closest to comfort she's ever had. A comfort which was slipping away... What happens when Cinder enters Ruby's life? And will Ruby and Weiss's relationship be unchanged?
RWBY, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 16k+, favs: 101, follows: 149, updated: 9/26 published: 3/10/2020, Ruby R., Cinder F., Salem, Raven B.
272New Divide » by snoopykid Ten years into the future finds Ruby Rose alone to face her battle with Salem; however she is too late and Salem has the relics all together. The Gods come in and decide to pull the reaper to the Gates of Time and Space to give her a chance at a do-over. Will things turn out for the better, or are they once again doomed to failure? Rated T to be safe.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 49, words: 207k+, favs: 806, follows: 985, updated: 9/21 published: 1/5/2019, Ruby R., Ozpin, Team RWBY, Team JNPR
336The Rogue Rose » by xxnarwhalxx Ruby's actions during the breach lead to false accusations, which threaten to crush her dreams of becoming a huntress. Undeterred by the shame that's thrust upon her, Ruby goes to extremes to become a huntress. Only to be forced to question everything she once believed about being a huntress. Rated M for lots of things.
RWBY, M, English, Tragedy & Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 131k+, favs: 881, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/11 published: 7/14/2015, Ruby R., Yang X.L., Cinder F., J. Ironwood
15Breaking Point » by snoopykid The beginning had been fine. It had been when she started to describe the events of Penny and Robyn Hill that started to cause her breakdown: haunting memories and voices. Events that have been slowly breaking her. At what point will something lose force or validity, when a situation becomes critical, or when a person gives way under stress? What will be her breaking point?
RWBY, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 32k+, favs: 102, follows: 115, updated: 8/10 published: 12/15/2019, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
495Notice Me, Ruby! » by JustAnotherGuy04 Tired of being ignored by her team, Ruby decides to dedicate herself into becoming the best Huntress there is. However, her teammates don't like the idea of being ignored themselves, especially a certain blonde. Can they get their youngest teammate back or will they lose her completely? (Eventual non-related Yang/Ruby)
RWBY, T, English, Drama & Humor, chapters: 32, words: 158k+, favs: 783, follows: 933, updated: 7/26 published: 2/10/2019, [Yang X.L., Ruby R.] Weiss S., Blake B.
8Taken » by PsykoSensei The Fall of Beacon was a tragedy for everyone, but where most managed to make it to safety, others weren't so lucky; this is true for five young girls, who's friends and family have no idea where they are or what's happening to them. Can the remnants of STRQ and JNPR stop the storm that's coming...or will the darkness take them too?
RWBY, M, English, Fantasy & Tragedy, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 13, follows: 22, updated: 3/7 published: 6/8/2020, Winter S., Team RWBY, Team JNPR, Team STRQ
53A Rose Blooms Anew » by BunnyGirlErika Ruby is lied to, betrayed and has her entire life change because of it. Friends and family no longer trust her so she has to move on from one life into a new one. She learns just how cruel the world is, how it's not black and white, how it's nothing like a fairy tale. She learns she can't trust anyone but herself. A Rose blooms anew.
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 9, words: 55k+, favs: 204, follows: 265, updated: 3/3 published: 4/1/2020, [Ruby R., Neo]
94Abaddon » by SolidSnake10101 During the fall of Beacon Ruby gets taken once the power of the silver eyes knocks her unconscious. Now waking up alone in cell, Ruby is tortured and broken to become the one thing she swore to destroy. Grimm.
RWBY, M, English, Horror & Supernatural, chapters: 10, words: 26k+, favs: 266, follows: 347, updated: 1/21 published: 7/14/2018, Ruby R., Cinder F., Salem
4 What Lies Beneath by Etheriell Sometimes, we hide things from our loved ones to protect them. But what happens when someone gains the ability to see beneath the surface?
RWBY, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 43, follows: 13, 12/23/2020, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] Team RWBY, Team JNPR
6Years of Lost Redux » by Kira of Darkness Ten years after the Fall of Vale, Ruby Rose has found herself as the protector of a small town called Hirano under a new identity, working to track down Cinder Fall, who was thought to have died during the Fall. But when her old team arrives with the same objective, Ruby must face the past that she left behind when she, too, died at the Fall. (Undergoing Rewrite)
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 21k+, favs: 92, follows: 148, updated: 12/19/2020 published: 7/12/2020, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
74 The Wolf Queen » by Winter1112 Weiss Schnee has survived the fall of the SDC, the breaking of her heart, and so much more. But when Ruby Rose walks through the door of her tattoo parlor, she never expected her life to change so much in that one fateful moment.
RWBY, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 16, words: 127k+, favs: 194, follows: 259, updated: 12/12/2020 published: 5/26/2018, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Velvet S., Blake B.]
6 A Rose Burnt To Cinders » by Tainted Gems Three and a half years after the Fall, Salem has won. And Ruby Rose has succumbed to corruption... and to Cinder Fall, her beloved mistress. But when Cinder discovers that Ruby has lingering feelings for Weiss Schnee, the leader of the last surviving humans, she hatches a plan to kill two birds with one red-colored stone. Of course, Cinder still has time for Emerald along the way.
RWBY, M, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 26k+, favs: 33, follows: 24, 11/30/2020, [Ruby R., Cinder F.]
38Grimm Ascension » by DragonKingDragneel25 A single choice, a bad situation, causes the fate of two individuals to change drastically. Now, as one is trapped in darkness, one vows to save her. No matter the cost.
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Supernatural, chapters: 3, words: 15k+, favs: 140, follows: 192, updated: 11/23/2020 published: 10/14/2017, Ruby R., Jaune A., Salem, Oscar P.
224The Reaper's Apprentice » by Lazboy101 This is a slightly different AU Remnant where following her mother's death Ruby Rose runs away from a family that avoids her as much as possible. When running she stumbles upon an assassin known as "The Reaper" and follows him searching for a mentor. A few years pass and a 15-year-old Ruby lets slip that she has been trained by The Reaper to Professor Ozpin. What will happen next?
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 31, words: 146k+, favs: 700, follows: 811, updated: 5/29/2020 published: 3/1/2018, [Ruby R., Neo] OC, Team RWBY
1k+Hello! My name is Ruby Rose! » by Fallen Warden I'm here, Ruby.
RWBY, T, English, Horror & Supernatural, chapters: 117, words: 88k+, favs: 946, follows: 951, updated: 5/2/2020 published: 12/6/2016, Ruby R., Emerald S.
31Rose and her Clockwork » by Dabi100 When the serial killer Clockwork (creepypasta) takes interest in the young and neglected huntress in training Ruby Rose, a dormant madness is awakened in Ruby.
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Horror, chapters: 7, words: 17k+, favs: 119, follows: 148, updated: 4/19/2020 published: 11/21/2019, Ruby R., Team RWBY, Cinder F., Glynda G.
77 You Will Be My Enemy » by TheAngriestFace Five years since the Fall, the world continues to descend into darkness. The Second Great War is reaching its climax in the heart of Mistral. Ruby is struggling with her inner demons. Weiss is being used as a tool for a cause not her own. Blake and Yang continue to try and fix themselves while dancing around their past. (Sequel to How Could You be My Enemy)
RWBY, M, English, Angst & Tragedy, chapters: 50, words: 186k+, favs: 125, follows: 145, updated: 4/10/2020 published: 1/1/2018
24Never drop the cookies in the ice cream » by Acoustic Ghost Your to young, Your to immature, Sorry, maybe next time, SHE WAS SICK OF HEARING HER TEAMMATES dismiss her because of her age. To bad a certain Ice Cream themed girl took an interest.
RWBY, M, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 258, follows: 314, updated: 3/12/2020 published: 2/29/2020, [Neo, Ruby R.] Team RWBY