50RWBY: Festival of Blood » by Scrambleman17 One week left until the second semester and students across remnant arrive for the festival, when a Blackout has occurred in Beacon and a chain of events have started which has changed the course of the world as knows it and a young prodigy experiences a permanent change in her life. Can this prodigy still hope to be a hero? Contains vampires and liberties with canon, Ladybug.
RWBY, M, English, Suspense & Adventure, chapters: 62, words: 306k+, favs: 95, follows: 114, updated: 9h published: 8/12/2020, [Ruby R., Blake B.] Jaune A.
97Weight of a Name » by GambolMuse Weiss Schnee, abandoned by her birth family with only her hereditary magic as a memento. When old friends and new acquaintances become the family she had lacked, however, a new world is opened to her; a conflict hidden by those she thought she could trust. Stuck between opposing forces, can Weiss and her friends stop the conflict before it boils over? Where do they even start?
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 85, words: 729k+, favs: 174, follows: 198, updated: 7/23 published: 12/17/2018, Weiss S., Team RWBY, Team JNPR
334Swordsaint » by SeerKing Dual Blades and Holy Sword...these two [Unique Skills] made their wielders stronger than their peers...imagine what the wielder of a third one could accomplish? Now has a TV Tropes Page! Which needs updating!
Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン, T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 23, words: 134k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/21 published: 1/15/2015, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] OC, Heathcliff/Akihiko K.
288 The Jian Bird » by Atospirit The Jian Bird can never be separated. They may be torn apart but will always find a way to fly again together. This is my version of Darling in the FRANXX. Hiro will have to remember his forgotten past to reunite with Zero Two; and embrace what he truly is in order to forever be united with his mate. With the help of a dying race and Squad 13 can they create a new future?
DARLING in the FRANKXX/ダーリン イン ザ フランキス, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 35, words: 301k+, favs: 528, follows: 530, updated: 7/19 published: 7/12/2018, Hiro, Zero Two, Naomi
495Reaper in Red » by 0neWhoWanders Life is hard for an orphan. Life is that much harder when that orphan isn't human. Ruby Rose wanted to experience life as a mortal girl, so she gave herself a family and a school to spend her time at. Can a person truly hide what they are in a world bent on their destruction?
RWBY, T, English, Supernatural, chapters: 56, words: 166k+, favs: 618, follows: 811, updated: 7/19 published: 7/15/2019, Ruby R.
3k+Linked in Life and Love » by l OmegaInfinity l A single intimate night together... and it lead to so much more. Follow as Team RWBY dive into a relationship none of them could have imagined, trying to make sense of their new situation, as well as deal with the reactions of the people around them. All the while facing White Fang drama, family secrets, and most devastating of all: homework. Pollination, with no Enabler.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 86, words: 492k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/18 published: 12/24/2015, [Blake B., Ruby R., Weiss S., Yang X.L.]
4k+Arcanum » by Coeur Al'Aran Living day to day as a messenger in the slums, Ruby thought her life was set out for her. But when a mysterious meeting with an Arcanist draws her into a conspiracy that threatens all she loves, that changes. Wielding the power of a Wildmage and hunted by enemies and Arcanists alike, Ruby must find answers in the one place her kind cannot venture; the Arcane Collegium.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 97, words: 527k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 7/18 published: 4/23/2019, Ruby R.
101Arboretum » by resoundingdeluge As Team RWBY has JNPR, Team STRQ had OKRA- Bartholomew Oobleck, Kali Moonglove, Roman Torchwick, and Adam Taurus. AU beginning with Team STRQ's first year and massively changing the entire series up through and beyond canon. Updates bi-weekly! Now in Volume 2!
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 70, words: 310k+, favs: 111, follows: 130, updated: 7/16 published: 7/29/2019, OC, Team RWBY, Team JNPR, Team STRQ
268New 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: 47, words: 200k+, favs: 745, follows: 920, updated: 7/8 published: 1/5/2019, Ruby R., Ozpin, Team RWBY, Team JNPR
418The Seventh Circle » by Obsequium Minaris [Faunus!Ruby] Ruby was taken from her family at a young age, and indoctrinated into becoming a killer. Now, ten years later, she escapes to Beacon Academy... but is she truly free? Surrounded by remnants of her past and trapped in her own trauma, she must learn to overcome her guilt, lest she be consumed by it.
RWBY, M, English, Angst & Friendship, chapters: 24, words: 376k+, favs: 574, follows: 709, updated: 7/8 published: 11/23/2019, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
819The Kirita Chronicles » by Knowledgeseeker66 What would have happened if certain characters' genders were altered while others remained the same? How differently would certain events play out & affect the development of certain relationships? Who will live & who will die? See how the alterations of certain characters' genders & histories will cause ripples throughout the story. Spoilers in reviews and polls.
Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 43, words: 969k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/8 published: 7/8/2013, [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.] Argo, Heathcliff/Akihiko K.
113Nightblade IV: Book Three - Viper's Eclipse » by KnightEstoc The Underworld is a wonder of engineering, with NPCs that are actually human. But no matter what, nothing's going to stop me from finding Kirito and getting him out of this place. Even if I have to challenge the world to do it.
Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 163k+, favs: 178, follows: 216, updated: 7/1 published: 11/15/2019, [OC, Argo] Kirito/Kazuto K., Alice Schuberg
130A Worthwhile Endeavor » by Rodrick Minett A floating castle. Immersion very few people had ever experienced. As an avid gamer, who was I to resist? As I, Riwet, ventured into Aincrad, little did I know that it would be the start of an event that will change me, for better and for worse. OC Self-Insert. Some OOC. KiritoxAsuna, SI-OCxSilica. T for violence, profanity, and occasional author immaturity.
Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 59, words: 362k+, favs: 670, follows: 799, updated: 6/26 published: 4/26/2016, [OC, Silica/Keiko A.] [Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y.]
746 Let Us Be Your Poison » by GodSaveTheKings When Ruby was four, she saw her mother executed by the Kingdom of Atlas. In a world without Grimm, Huntsmen are mere soldiers, and Ruby is trained in secret to redeem her mom's haunted legacy. But to succeed, she'll have to survive her own teammates: an heiress born with a terrible curse, a revolutionary with a murderous past, and her own sister, who's slowly losing her mind. AU.
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 120, words: 642k+, favs: 521, follows: 615, updated: 6/14 published: 12/25/2017, [Blake B., Yang X.L.] [Ruby R., Weiss S.]
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: 45, words: 328k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 6/10 published: 1/23/2015, Ruby R., OC
158The Patchwork Prodigy » by DMenace After the tragic events of Breach, Team RWBY was left recovering in the hospital, but with the Vytal Festival Tournament drawing near their young leader must get back on her badly injured feet to prepare them both physically and mentally for a long road paved in uncovered secrets and painful memories. Sequel to the Volume 2 pseudo-novelization "The Petals Scatter Now".
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 42, words: 390k+, favs: 277, follows: 377, updated: 6/7 published: 3/21/2016, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
195Fighting Rose » by 0-Tengatsu-0 The Ruby Rose we know was a weapon's geek, a major nerd on machinery, and as always, a kind and simple soul. It makes you wonder though, what if a small change happened to her, a simple shift in interest? Still a huntress, still a kind soul, but with a simple twist, an altercation in her nerdiness. Thus, she is born… the Fighting Rose! (AU where Ruby can throw hands, Rated M, duh)
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 87k+, favs: 270, follows: 367, updated: 6/7 published: 10/9/2020
560 A Beacon of Hope in a Castle of Ice » by NightKrawler88 Ruby's been hiding her feelings for Weiss. What happens when the Weiss Cold Ice Queen finds out? Even more importantly, what happens to follow? Are the feelings returned? Taken place after Season 2: Episode 1 Iceflower action, with a slowly budding Bumbleby to compliment. Cover by VnixxiR.
RWBY, M, English, Romance, chapters: 76, words: 272k+, favs: 828, follows: 660, updated: 5/20 published: 11/24/2014, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Blake B., Yang X.L.]
21Monster in the Franxx » by Bjorntheilliterate You might think this was a story about love, but you would be wrong. You may come to believe it to be a story of war, but you are wrong. You may think it a tale of adventure and action, but you would be wrong once again. Instead, this is a tale of family, loyalty, and what it means to be human.
DARLING in the FRANKXX/ダーリン イン ザ フランキス, M, English, Family & Sci-Fi, chapters: 15, words: 311k+, favs: 65, follows: 81, updated: 5/16 published: 10/9/2018, Hiro, Zero Two, OC
205Silver Spectre » by RabidBear Weiss always wished she could be free to carve her own path. When opportunity presents itself in the form of the ghost of a young girl named Ruby Rose, Weiss decides to seize her chance and sets out to help figure out the mystery of why Ruby is dead, and how to bring her back. Ancient secrets, warring kingdoms, and dark magic stand between her and helping Ruby, her Silver Spectre.
RWBY, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 34, words: 223k+, favs: 297, follows: 403, updated: 5/11 published: 5/4/2020, [Weiss S., Ruby R.]