61Evermore » by IICLH-love ATLA-retelling with an OC! After the first encounter with the Avatar at the South Pole, Zuko wants to repair his ship as quickly as possible. He did not expect to see a girl from his past come back into his life, not now when everything has to be focused on finding the Avatar. Yet destiny has a way of its own. /Book 1: Chapter 1 - 26. Book 2: 27 - 49. Book 3: Chapter 50 - ongoing
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 51, words: 225k+, favs: 159, follows: 185, updated: 4/6 published: 3/13/2020, [Zuko, OC] Iroh
2k+Morality Chain » by Pureauthor /AU-ish/ "You're my brother. That's got to count for something. Right, Zuzu?" If Azula and Zuko had always cared for each other, how different would their live's paths have been?
Avatar: Last Airbender, K+, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 46, words: 273k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 1/3 published: 3/19/2010, Azula, Zuko
141Book One: Wind » by heavensweetheart Nobody knows what happened to the past Avatar, it's believed that he was never reborn and the cycle's broken. But after a hundred years, my brother and I meet a firebender named Zuko, the ancient banished Fire Prince and the missing Avatar for the past century. He has some attitude issues to solve along with mastering the four elements but... I believe Zuko can save the world.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Romance, chapters: 38, words: 136k+, favs: 165, follows: 208, updated: 10/7/2022 published: 5/8/2020, Zuko, Katara
224 The Actions of Children » by EmpressofBloodandGold Instead of Momo freeing her from the tree after she stole the water bending scroll, Zuko manages to take Katara back to his ship as bait for the Avatar. Their hatred lessens as they learn about each other and Zuko realizes just what the Fire Nation has done.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 52, words: 248k+, favs: 666, follows: 813, updated: 6/7/2022 published: 9/13/2014, [Zuko, Katara] Sokka, Iroh
44Koete » by like-islands "Time is an illusion, and so is death." When Charlie wakes up in a world that's not her own, surrounded by people who by all accounts should be fictional, she's at a complete loss for how she got there in the first place. Charlie journeys to find her own destiny while struggling to help the Avatar complete his. Slow-burn.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 79k+, favs: 105, follows: 132, updated: 5/5/2022 published: 8/23/2020, [OC, Sokka] [Aang, Katara]
261kintsugi » by DiscordianSamba After being banished from the Fire Nation with no way to return, Zuko does the best he can to survive in hostile enemy territory, which leads him to some... questionable decisions. Caught trying to steal food from a noble Earth Kingdom family, his life takes a bizarre twist when they end up hiring him instead. His job? Watch over their blind daughter, Toph. (AU)
Avatar: Last Airbender, K+, English, chapters: 12, words: 99k+, favs: 899, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/30/2021 published: 11/8/2019, Zuko, Toph
558 Salvage » by MuffinLance Mid-Season-One Zuko is held ransom by Chief Hakoda. Ozai's replies to the Water Tribe's demands are A-Plus Parenting. Hakoda is… deeply concerned, for this son that isn't his, and who might be safer among enemies than with his own father.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 82k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 5/27/2021 published: 10/21/2019, Zuko, Hakoda
214Worst Prisoner Book 3: Fire is life » by emletish Aang tries to fix everything wrong with the world. Zuko tries to fix everything wrong with the Fire Nation. Azula tries to control everything. There are mixed results. In book 3: Zuko leaves the Fire Nation Palace to meet up with the Gaang a lot earlier than planned. Gaang focus, Zutara happy ending.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 65k+, favs: 422, follows: 499, updated: 5/23/2021 published: 12/2/2019, Aang, Sokka, Zuko, Katara
5Embers of Life » by stkichi Five years have passed since Sozin harnessed the power of the comet to nearly wipe the Air Nomads from existence. Now, the survivors are finding their place in this new world that they are constantly hunted in. A battle that could turn the tides of the war looms and they must choose between hiding in peace and fighting for their nation. [Sequel to "Running from Fire"]
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 10k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 4/11/2021 published: 1/24/2021, Aang, OC
681Cursed Kiss » by alwaysZutarian Cursed to live with the body of a fearsome beast, Zuko hid from a cruel world that would not hesitate to destroy him, consumed with rage for those who had betrayed him, resigned to a lifetime of solitude. But then a ray of hope came in the form of a beautiful, blue-eyed woman. Could she look beyond his physical appearance and break his curse? Or would he forever remain alone? AU.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 20, words: 135k+, favs: 544, follows: 724, updated: 4/9/2021 published: 5/16/2015, [Zuko, Katara]
276 Blue » by Lady of the Spirit Destiny's a funny thing, isn't it? You can't control it.Take my life for example.One moment, I'm living a perfect life with my dad in the Fire Nation. The next thing I know,it's 2 years later, I'm friends with the Avatar,and my friends and I are on the run from the hotheaded Prince of my own Nation. Oh, and did I mention I can bend two opposite elements?
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 44, words: 210k+, favs: 342, follows: 373, updated: 4/2/2021 published: 12/18/2012, Zuko, Zirin, OC
118heart of a dragon » by DiscordianSamba AU. Fate turns a little differently, and Zuko ends up being raised far away from the royal palace- and with dragons. But no matter how things change, one thing remains the same- that it's his destiny to teach the Avatar firebending. That's the easy part. The hard part? Literally everything else. (or, local feral firebender does his best)
Avatar: Last Airbender, K+, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 8, words: 67k+, favs: 529, follows: 615, updated: 3/9/2021 published: 12/2/2019, Aang, Sokka, Zuko, Katara
331Taming the Wolf » by kebabeater1 In a world where the Avatar wasn't found on time, a terrible loss has transformed Sokka into a vengeful vigilante who guards the South Pole. But when he attacks an unexpected target, he sets in motion events that will change his life and present an opportunity to save the entire world. Canon divergent, not an AU. Sokkla and Kataang. M for all the adult themes possible.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 34, words: 226k+, favs: 501, follows: 543, updated: 2/26/2021 published: 5/31/2020, [Sokka, Azula] [Aang, Katara]
77 Hold It Gently My Heart Burns For You » by WritersWayOfLife Instead of participating in the break-out of the Earthbenders on the Prison Rig, Katara fails to escape and is picked up by Zuko. Held captive on his ship as he hunts the Avatar, Katara vows to never be a ploy of the banished prince. She'll protect her friends in Zuko's chains. She'll fight the Prince with everything she has. But can her heart survive the battle? Book One: Rewrite!
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 94k+, favs: 100, follows: 91, updated: 2/4/2021 published: 10/9/2020
30The Rise of Nations » by Aleviah Gaang centric and slow burn Zutara. Sukka and some Mailee. Aang/OC. Adventure/Political/Drama/Romantic. Aang, Katara, Sokka, Zuko, Suki, Toph, Kyoshi Warriors, Mai, Ty Lee, Azula, other atla characters, original characters, multiple storylines. First fic in a planned trilogy. Small aspects of canon are broken, not most. Set 4 years after Sozin's Comet.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 158k+, favs: 49, follows: 85, updated: 1/28/2021 published: 6/27/2020, Zuko, Katara
40 Running from Fire » by stkichi After Aang was frozen in the iceberg, the Fire Nation launched a devastating attack on the Air Nation. The remnants of the genocide are left to survive; confused and wondering where their Avatar has gone.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Spiritual, chapters: 50, words: 139k+, favs: 68, follows: 52, updated: 1/24/2021 published: 9/23/2014, Aang, OC
1k+Brightest Nights or Darkest Days » by Kittenshift17 When a blizzard strikes, Katara is torn from Appa's back and separated from her friends. Attempting to find them, she stumbles across Zuko, similarly separated from Iroh and searching for his Uncle or the Avatar – whichever comes first. Pairing up looks like the only option, but what effect will such close contact between two enemies have in the long run? Zutara.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 25, words: 130k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 12/30/2020 published: 1/19/2017, [Katara, Zuko] Sokka, Iroh
149War and Laughter » by Deaddirector When Princess Azula introduced herself to Avatar Aang, no one laughed. If her introduction had been to a different individual, the young warrior of the Southern Water Tribe, well everything could have been different. Follows Canon up until events of "The Chase". Sokkla.
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 71k+, favs: 339, follows: 364, updated: 12/10/2020 published: 8/2/2020, [Azula, Sokka]
150 Destiny is a Funny Thing » by aFanofManyFandoms They thought they knew what their destinies were: save the world, become Fire Lord, maybe fall in love along the way. But Destiny has a funny way of turning expectations into something you never dreamed possible. Maybe this story isn't the simple save the world and get the girl kind of tale. Maybe there's more to it than that. Maybe there can be more than one kind of happy ending.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 45, words: 209k+, favs: 218, follows: 203, updated: 12/6/2020 published: 6/12/2018, [Zuko, Katara] Aang, Sokka
69Realities » by formerlygoldilocks With only weeks until the arrival of Sozin's Comet, Aang opens a spirit portal on Roku's Island during the summer solstice, trapping the love of his life and his enemy in a futuristic alternate universe. (Zutara Season 3 AU - transitions to a modern setting)
Avatar: Last Airbender, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 69k+, favs: 71, follows: 112, updated: 11/25/2020 published: 6/18/2020, [Zuko, Katara] Sokka, Iroh