4Reciprocity » Ryou Bakura wanted to leave the past behind. That's what he tells himself, up until the moment he finds a familiar face on his doorstep one rainy afternoon. But Malik Ishtar isn't the person Ryou remembers, and he has questions that Ryou isn't prepared to answer. Slowburn, mystery, a little romcom. Various flavors of all the Bakura/Malik combinations.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 29k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 7/25/2020 published: 2/29/2020, Marik I., R. Bakura
2 Dead Draw It'll take years for Ryuuji to come to terms with his father, but history has a way of repeating itself and eventually they'll figure out a way to relate to each other that doesn't leave the other scarred. Spans pre- to post-canon. Focuses on Father/son relationships.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 12k+, favs: 9, follows: 1, 2/20/2016, R. Otogi/Duke D., Suguroku M./Solomon M., Yūgi M.
3 Vertex It's shaping up to be one of those deathly hot summers and everyone's mood is just about as stagnant as the air. Serenity promised herself that she was going to make this relationship work, but she's starting to reach her breaking point. Post-canon, dub names. Established-but-not-stable Crushshipping (Serenity/Duke/Tristan).
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 14k+, favs: 3, 2/20/2016, Shizuka K./Serenity W., R. Otogi/Duke D., H. Honda/Tristan T.
5 Dawn Rising By those who have survived the end of the world and the events preceding it, it is understood that once a soul invades (or is invaded) by another, your subconscious will never truly belong to you again. Thornshipping (Yalik/Anzu). For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Horror, words: 2k+, favs: 14, follows: 4, 11/18/2013, Anzu M./Tea G., Marik I., Yami Marik
3 In a Chevy '72 Mai has always been perpetually torn between the knowledge that she can't change her life and the certainty that she deserves better. So when a stranger offers to introduce her to his world, she finds herself pressing her luck to the breaking point. AU/for contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, words: 10k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 10/26/2013, Isis I./Ishizu I., Mai K./Mai V., Marik I., Thief Bakura
6 That's Me in the Corner Only two people have ever told Ryuuji he's not good enough, but only one of them will ever be open to persuasion. Canon universe, minor/dice/tendershipping subtext. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural, words: 3k+, favs: 9, follows: 1, 10/8/2013, R. Bakura, R. Otogi/Duke D.
3 Static Chance encounters in the rain are about as cliched as you can get, but it's not like Honda's going to let that stop him. One chance is better than none; cliched and happy is better than original and alone. Tieshipping, post-canon. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 9/20/2013, H. Honda/Tristan T., Miho N.
9 Dead to Rights Tournaments come, tournaments go. A world-class CEO goes missing. Seto reads the papers, goes on with business as usual, and waits. Toonshipping, post-Battle City. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, K, English, Friendship, words: 8k+, favs: 26, follows: 4, 8/31/2013, Pegasus C./M. Pegasus, S. Kaiba
12 Fate's Favorite » Deep in the Egyptian desert, an ancient evil changes Ishizu's life. Fifteen years later, a chance encounter with the supernatural finds Ryuuji Otogi in the center of a centuries-old battle where choosing sides is a privilege and death only a roadblock. Features Otogi, Ishizu, Honda, and Marik. AU, rated for language/violence.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 64k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, updated: 5/23/2013 published: 3/27/2013, H. Honda/Tristan T., Isis I./Ishizu I., Marik I., R. Otogi/Duke D.
4 A Straight Look Nothing perfect lasts, but when it comes to Serenity, Duke doesn't plan on playing by the rules. He'll do whatever he can to preserve what he has with her, and not even Tristan's intervention will change that. Five years post-canon, established cheershipping with a healthy dose of chase/crush/ardentshipping on the side.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 10k+, favs: 9, follows: 1, 9/24/2012, H. Honda/Tristan T., R. Otogi/Duke D., Shizuka K./Serenity W.
5 Pulse Severe Some people get what they deserve, and others take it. Thanks to Jounouchi, Hirutani isn't sure where he falls. Pre-canon, for contest. Rated for language.
Yu-Gi-Oh, M, English, Crime, words: 4k+, favs: 2, 7/21/2012, Hirutani/Diesel K., K. Jounouchi/Joey W.
5 A New Kind of Nostalgia When Seto decides to retire from the world of professional dueling, Mokuba is troubled, but human lives don't all follow the same set of rules. Chibishipping: Mokuba x Yugi. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Friendship & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 19, follows: 2, 7/6/2012, Mokuba K., Yūgi M.
4 Where She Lies When you live underground, you don't differentiate between night and day. But the sun still sets, whether you can see it or not. Taphoshipping: Mr. & Mrs. Ishtar. For Contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Horror, words: 6k+, favs: 4, 6/18/2012, Mr. Ishtar, Mrs. Ishtar
6 Killing Narcissus Every reflection, however real, is always in reverse. Every spirit, however powerful, is always immaterial. Geminishipping Yami no Bakura x Thief King Bakura For Contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Spiritual, words: 3k+, favs: 5, 5/27/2012, Yami Bakura, Thief Bakura
4 Chain Sometimes a relationship can be reduced to a few contradicting statements about truth and fear. Sedateshipping - Marik x Shizuka. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 7, follows: 1, 5/7/2012, Marik I., Shizuka K./Serenity W.
10 Opacity Post-series. There's one thing they have in common, and it's not mutual respect. But Ryuzaki is used to people not seeing things the way they were. Bribeshipping-Ryuzaki x Mai. Rated for language. For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, M, English, Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 10, follows: 1, 4/16/2012, Mai K./Mai V., D. Ryuzaki/Rex R.
5 The Shaping of Stone Historical AU, France and the Crusades. Mahad believes he has been called to a life of contemplation. Seth disagrees. But how do you choose between your king and your God? Headdressshipping SetxMahado . For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, K, English, Spiritual & Tragedy, words: 5k+, favs: 2, 3/29/2012, Mahado/Mahad, Set
11 Three Red Leaves It's a few months after Memory World, and not everyone has completely recovered. Anzu turns to Ryou for advice regarding bad dreams. Hostshipping, RyouxAnzu . For contest.
Yu-Gi-Oh, K, English, Supernatural & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 8, 3/12/2012, Anzu M./Tea G., R. Bakura
3 Angle of Action A slightly introspective follow-up to "Mechanisms". Crushshipping DukexTristanxSerenity.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 3/12/2012, H. Honda/Tristan T., R. Otogi/Duke D., Shizuka K./Serenity W.
9 Mechanisms Form and function are not identical. Beauty and fear are not exclusive. Post-series; Crushshipping oneshot Tristan x Serenity x Duke . Written for Yugioh FanFiction Contest Season 10.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 4k+, favs: 7, follows: 1, 2/20/2012, H. Honda/Tristan T., R. Otogi/Duke D., Shizuka K./Serenity W.