6 he that filches from me my good name Sabo makes a bad deal, compounds that with a worse decision, and has a very awful time. / Luffy's eyes slide past like he's made of glass, like he doesn't register, and he grits his teeth and wishes they'd taken his heart after all. It would've had to have hurt less than this.
One Piece, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 5k+, favs: 40, follows: 15, 8/27/2020, Marco, Ace, Sabo, Stelly
13 everybody's crazy ('bout a sharp dressed man) » Ace may have been born to be Sailor Moon, leader of the Sailor Scouts and protector of the Throne of the Moon, and he may have to lie to everyone and wear a short skirt to fight evil by moonlight or some such, but he doesn't have to like it.
Sailor Moon & One Piece, T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, favs: 75, follows: 82, updated: 7/16/2020 published: 7/11/2018, Marco, Ace, Sabo, Whitebeard Pirates
38 a present that's a mystery (giving you your history) » "Happy birthday, Sabo," Koala repeats, and holds out the rest of the stack of papers. "I got you your past."
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 305, follows: 141, updated: 7/16/2020 published: 8/11/2019, Ace, Sabo, Koala, Whitebeard Pirates
5 eggnog and boomsticks "I was thinking," Marco repeats, because of course he was, and Thatch puts down the sifter and sets both hands on the counter to brace himself for whatever insane idea is about to come screaming out of Marco's mouth. "Since it's Ace's first Christmas as a Commander, we should do an East Blue Christmas."
One Piece, K+, English, Humor & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 86, follows: 40, 12/24/2019, Marco, Thatch, Whitebeard Pirates, M. Deuce
4choke me out (on primrose and peonies) Some people have a predisposition to losing their breath when they lose their hearts: a hanahaki collection.
One Piece, K+, English, Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 20, follows: 16, 10/5/2019, Ace, Sabo
13 an art that's hard to teach » Ace hasn't stolen anything in years, not really, when the rumors of Pandora surface. He makes a decision and several mistakes, and is still surprised when his past catches up to him in the form of a too-small ghost. (The canon au DCMK fusion where Ace steals, Sabo haunts him, the Whitebeards are entertained and alarmed, and the author cares far too much about stage magic)
Detective Conan/Case Closed & One Piece, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 8, words: 25k+, favs: 31, follows: 14, 8/11/2019
5 if you trust your rebel heart (ride it into battle) » Trafalgar Lami grew up happy and loved, an heir to the Trafalgar name and legacy. She's a doctor, just like her big brother, and for once it's not her fault when she trips and stumbles into this strange otherwhen where her brother is a pirate. (The story of an AU Lami landing in canon and Fixing It, featuring an exploration of the tragedy that was the fall of Flevance)
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 49, follows: 20, 8/11/2019
179 wish by spirit and if by yes » Mostly, Sabo likes his job, even when it means trying to chase down pirates like Whitebeard in the New World to discuss important Army affairs. Okay, maybe especially then. / Reunion AU where Sabo's a lucky little brat, everyone's happy, and nothing hurts. Well, okay, some stuff still hurts.
One Piece, K+, English, Humor & Family, chapters: 7, words: 34k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 728, updated: 8/17/2018 published: 5/7/2016, Garp, Ace, Sabo
32whatever you can still betray The thing about Ace is, when you take his backstory out of context, he doesn't really make any sense. Haruta notices this and proceeds to blow it wildly out of proportion and ruin everything. AKA, haruta no HARUTA YES, the fic.
One Piece, T, English, Humor, words: 6k+, favs: 401, follows: 154, 7/26/2018, Blackbeard, Ace, Haruta, Whitebeard Pirates
32 spare me as I'm gone » Ace accidentally does a fairy a favor and gets a wish he didn't really want. What's he supposed to do with a real live fake Sabo on the Moby Dick anyway? Now featuring Sabo talking himself into a gift he didn't ask for, and what happens when a curse hits a blessing.
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Fantasy, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 192, follows: 117, updated: 1/21/2018 published: 6/30/2017, Ace, Sabo, Whitebeard Pirates
10 Four Whitebeards Kotatsu Likes And One He Loves Kotatsu of the Spades is used to having his run of the ship. This new ship is big, strange, and full of odd humans, but they're pretty all right.
One Piece, K, English, Humor & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 120, follows: 42, 1/17/2018, Ace, Whitebeard Pirates
6 go summon up the dead ones Something really awful happens and Ace entirely fails to get over it. (A Lovecraft-inspired noir-ish au featuring sleuthing, summoning, and shoggoths.)
One Piece, T, English, Supernatural & Horror, words: 3k+, favs: 25, follows: 8, 1/1/2018, Ace, Sabo, Marco
10 ephemeral Luffy stumbles into a magic wish and doesn't think for a second that it might backfire. Now Law has to work with Luffy's magically-appearing possibly-zombie brother to get Luffy back. Why couldn't he have just wished for meat?
One Piece, K+, English, Fantasy & Humor, words: 6k+, favs: 45, follows: 17, 12/29/2017, T. Law, Sabo
17 walk right off the plank (into the wishing well) Koala earns her new partner's trust and watches him get stabbed, cut himself open, and break his own heart. Just because it's necessary doesn't mean it doesn't hurt.
One Piece, K+, English, Angst & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 65, follows: 22, 8/4/2017, Ace, Sabo, Koala
35 tomorrow never happens That time Sabo pickpocketed a Marine, got kinda arrested (but it was only pretend! really!), asked some questions, got some answers, and broke a door. What's a bit of amnesia in the face of family?
One Piece, T, English, Family & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 401, follows: 125, 8/2/2017
27 Inheritance Whitebeard is very pleased with his decisions, his family adore their new Commander, everyone is happy and Ace feels really bad about that.
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 177, follows: 82, 7/30/2017
23 as reliable as truth Ace grips the old lady's arm, holding it steady. She wraps her free hand around his wrist and looks up at him with eyes that burn like the house behind them. "You're a liar and you gave me an empty promise," she says, "so I give you this curse in return: to thine self be true."
One Piece, K+, English, Drama & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 210, follows: 68, 7/27/2017, Ace, Izou, Whitebeard Pirates
7 what he knows you ain't had time to learn For all Ace's issues, he's still more willing to trust than Sabo ever was. A snapshot of Sabo and Ace, and the Whitebeard pirates.
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 114, follows: 41, 7/26/2017
40 mark for mark and sin for sin » Marco nods. "Having had the Scrawl means that if Ace is sick, he'll be covered in ink till he's better, yoi. It's all stuff people will have said about him to his face, isn't it?" (Now with small ASL and amnesia!Sabo!)
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 324, follows: 141, updated: 7/20/2017 published: 7/2/2017
12 i am not there i do not sleep Thatch is a pretty nice guy, you know? He works hard on things that make people smile, like food or flowers. So when some teenager blatantly commits grand theft botany, it's up to Thatch to avenge his garden! Except, turns out he wanted the flowers for his best girl, and Thatch can't exactly begrudge him that...
One Piece, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 87, follows: 26, 6/30/2017, Ace, Thatch, Portgas D. Rouge