if music be the food of love (play on) But he wasn't France right now, not in the soft morning light of Calais. Far from the bustling city life of Paris and his obligations as a nation, he was only a young man in love. :: A day in the life of Francis Bonnefoy, featuring his piano and his soppy affection for Arthur Kirkland. Domestic fluff.
Hetalia - Axis Powers, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, 1/1, England/Britain, France
4 what a weight to live under Athena's girl cleared her throat loudly. "I think we're all forgetting the main reason why the Fates gathered all of us here today, and I'm pretty sure it wasn't so I could bear witness to the Olympians blatantly ogling my merman boyfriend." :: Percy is turned into a merman, and the ensuing fighting somehow causes the realization that maybe demigods should be treated better.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, T, English, Humor & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 66, follows: 38, 5/16/2020, Annabeth C., Percy J., Poseidon, Zeus
3 there's so much i feel (that i should say) Steve stares blankly up at his ceiling and feels trapped. He pushes himself out of his bed, out of his room, and rides the elevator to the closest he can get to being outside the Tower. Oddly enough, he finds Stark at the rooftop as well. :: Steve and Tony have a talk that eventually leads to the Avengers as they should've been. Set in alt-2012.
Avengers, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 26, follows: 12, 8/1/2019, Captain America/Steve R., Iron Man/Tony S.
5 we hold on (and let go) "Alright," Bruce says - quietly, resolutely; the Hulk still inside him roaring in grief. "Let's take a second to take a deep breath, yeah? We've got all the time to save to the world. For now, we'll dedicate a small moment for Natasha Romanov: a friend, a teammate, a hero." :: A missing scene in Endgame.
Avengers, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 14, follows: 8, 5/25/2019, Black Widow/Natasha R., Hulk/Bruce B.
4 here i am, face to face It was a simple enough agenda: take Hermione out to dinner, have a good time, walk her home, and hopefully end the night with the confirmation of a second date. :: But, as usual, things didn't go as planned, and Ron and Hermione are left to deal with the awkward aftermath.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 3/1/2019, Ron W., Hermione G.
5 i suppose i love you It's a damned disease, is what it is. So he keeps his mouth shut, holds on to the handle of his dustpan tight enough that his knuckles are going white, and hopes that he isn't just imagining the heat inside the closet. :: Kageyama is forced to deal with some Serious Emotions when he's trapped in a closet with Hinata.
Haikyu/ハイキュー, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 27, follows: 13, 7/11/2017, Shoyo H., Tobio K.
1 alone at sea All they were asking from him was that he'd lead the team to Nationals for as long as he'd stay there. None of that would have been a problem if Goode hadn't already sucked out any passion he had for competitive swimming. :: Percy wonders if going to Helles is worth it. Some demons are bound to resurface, but luckily his dad is there. Prequel to rising tides, crushing skies.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 5k+, favs: 16, follows: 6, 6/17/2017, Percy J., Poseidon, Julia
3 if there's a prize for rotten judgment Monsters and legionnaires alike gawked as Percy Jackson, rumored graecus and riding on a hellhound of all things, rode into battle with the golden standard. Jason couldn't blame them. He was pretty sure his heart skipped a beat. :: In an AU where Reyna was kidnapped by Hera instead of him, Jason is struck with a realization.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 69, follows: 31, 6/15/2017, Percy J., Jason G.
memories get erased "It's not Yurio," he grits out, his eyes downcast. "It's Yuri, that's my name, and you should use it, not reserve it for some second-rate skater who wouldn't have been worth a dime if he hadn't met you." :: Yuri and Victor have an overdue conversation in a small cafe before the Rostelecom Cup.
Yuri!!! on Ice, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 6/10/2017, Viktor N., Yuri P.
4 rising tides, crushing skies I like you, Jason's heart seemed to say. And I can't believe that's possible, because we've only met today, and I don't know anything about you aside from your name and your weird kink for anything blue, but I kinda feel like lightning courses through my damned veins every time I see you. :: Just like that, the new guy at Helles High had totally enraptured him.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 5k+, favs: 28, follows: 21, 6/2/2017, Percy J., Jason G.
1 let's exchange smoke rings From the dusty desk he keeps in the basement of his suitcase shack, a Magizoologist writes a letter to a certain Porpentina Goldstein and asks her if she'd like to keep a Muggle twenty-dollar bill. :: An insight into Early 20th Century long-distance relationships in the Wizarding World.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, K+, English, Romance, words: 792, favs: 13, follows: 6, 4/13/2017, [Newt S., Porpentina G./Tina]
4 immortal (but not for long) "Right," Victor muttered. He was gripping the edges of his robe a little too tight. "You've thought about this a lot, I'm sure." :: In which Victor is still angry, Yuuri is still anxiety-ridden, but things go a bit differently. A rewrite of Episode 12.
Yuri!!! on Ice, K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 25, follows: 10, 4/1/2017, Yuuri K., Viktor N.
9 my own vine and victory George Washington honestly did think he would make a good father. Apparently, the sullen seventeen year old in front of him thought different. :: It's Alexander Hamilton's first day at the Washingtons, and he's holed himself up in his room. George thinks he can fix that with a nice meal. A prequel of sorts to what time is it (school time).
Hamilton, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 62, follows: 18, 7/19/2016, A. Hamilton, G. Washington, Martha W.
14 what time is it (school time) Enrolling right at the start of the senior year and this is how he chooses to present himself? :: So, Alexander Hamilton has just entered his first day of high school. He's causing quite a stir, sir.
Hamilton, T, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 66, follows: 52, 6/9/2016, A. Hamilton, H. Mulligan, J. Laurens, Lafayette
its where my demons hide There was a senseless cacophony of Ishvalan souls in his mind, and all of a sudden he understood what it felt like to feel his sins crawling up his back. :: With the stone gripped in his hands and his unseeing eyes, Roy Mustang seeks justification for what he is about to do.
Fullmetal Alchemist, K+, English, Horror & Supernatural, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/6/2016, Roy M.
4 this too shall pass He is sitting on a bench, an old piece of wooden furniture that she knows Eliza would adore. She has never seen it before, and it's how she knows Alexander still hasn't been forgiven. :: A garden is hardly the place for bittersweet nothings, but let them be satisfied for once.
Hamilton, K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 890, favs: 9, 5/5/2016, A. Hamilton, Angelica S.
3 let the walls break down "Wake up, Todd," I whisper to him. "I ain't leaving you. Not on my life." :: For the first time since Todd came into her life, it's quiet. Drabble.
Chaos Walking series, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 505, favs: 6, follows: 1, 8/30/2015, Todd H., Viola E.
3 c-c-can't even talk Ed says, "Wait, you love me?" Roy curses his brain-to-mouth filter. :: It all starts when, inevitably, Roy's loose tongue gets a little too loose. Drabble.
Fullmetal Alchemist, K+, English, Romance & Humor, words: 666, favs: 17, follows: 3, 8/30/2015, Edward E., Roy M.
times could be much worse It's not the worst thing he could be doing. And maybe it's not the best either, but if he had another deck to deal his cards with, he'd have laid them out on the table by now. :: He may have lost his left leg but Edward's not really all right.
Fullmetal Alchemist, T, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 8/30/2015, Edward E.
11 get lucky No greetings. No warnings. Nothing but Ron seeing Harry across the room, bloody and dirty and alive, and feeling like crying. :: It's funny how one of the first and most important friendships in the series is terribly undermined. Drabble.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 575, favs: 129, follows: 22, 8/30/2015, Harry P., Ron W.