1 love taught me to lie (and life taught me to die) » But then Adora leaves and Catra shatters. Adora finds new friends and replaces her in the blink of an eye, and that betrayal stings the worst because it doesn't even take Adora a second thought to leave everything she's ever known behind. To leave her behind. But she survives, because that's all she knows how to do. Or: A Catra character study.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, T, English, Angst, chapters: 3, words: 24k+, favs: 24, follows: 9, updated: 6/2/2020 published: 5/29/2020, [Catra, Adora/She-Ra]
167 my heart's a leather jacket I am waiting to give to someone sweet » Brittany is McKinley's resident broody rebel who doesn't see much point to high school and who is also kinda math genius. Santana is Lima's golden child, the perfect, cold, terrifying, and unapproachable only child of public figure Dr. Lopez. Unfortunately for her, Brittany's about to get a crash course in the complete mystery that is Santana when she is assigned as her math tutor.
Glee, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 172k+, favs: 212, follows: 157, updated: 1/7/2020 published: 8/1/2019, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
5 I'll keep you warm (underneath the christmas lights) Santana hates being in the audience of anything because she wants to be backstage managing the show instead of just watching it. She hates it even more when it's a show that she used to run. One-shot in the "be my fire in the cold (and I'll be your mistletoe)" universe.
Glee, K+, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 3, 12/24/2019, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
9 time passes, in love and in seasons » A four part series. Brittana, from the end of junior year and throughout thei senior year, told through the seasons, through the sleepy summer, the horrifying autumn, the sparkling winter, and the fresh start of spring.
Glee, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 86k+, favs: 56, follows: 31, updated: 6/16/2019 published: 9/13/2018, [Santana L., Brittany P.]
65I loved you in the darkness and I loved you in fluorescent light » A collection of all of my small Brittana one-shots, requests, and prompts from Tumblr.
Glee, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 55, words: 67k+, favs: 64, follows: 55, updated: 5/31/2019 published: 9/13/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
11 it takes so much tremble to love Santana gasps and glares at her in mock insult, "As if I'd take you on a date to a carwash." Brittany shrugs, "Why else would you pick me up in a dirty truck?" Or: Now that Santana knows that this whole thing they've been doing since the summer was dating, she has the perfect plan to take Brittany out on their official first date where they both know that they're girlfriends.
Glee, T, English, Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 38, follows: 15, 4/17/2019, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
9flowers grow (out in the open wilderness of love) » Brittany's had to interview at lot of strange witnesses as a detective, but this one is definitely the most adorable. She's got dark hair and dark eyes, there's leaves stuck in her ponytail and a water stains on her apron. She's also clutching a bloody towel to her hand and cursing like a sailor. Or: A collection of Flowers!Verse prompts.
Glee, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 13, words: 18k+, favs: 38, follows: 38, updated: 1/7/2019 published: 9/13/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
144 be my fire in the cold (and I'll be waiting by the mistletoe) » When the production stage manager for George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, starring one Brittany S. Pierce, is fired seven shows into its run, Santana is hired and thrown into the production with barely any preparation.
Glee, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 25, words: 111k+, favs: 149, follows: 114, updated: 12/24/2018 published: 12/1/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
5 let the questions just hang, all I need is time with you, love "So, it's Friday," Santana singsongs, and Brittany grins because she has a feeling she knows what Santana's about to ask since it's that time of year again, and it's kind of a tradition for them, "and I was wondering if you had any plans tonight? And if not, I was wondering if you would do me the honour of accompanying me to the opening night of the midway in Cridersville."
Glee, K, English, Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 24, follows: 11, 10/12/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
2I was a lonely soul but that's the old me » Brittany thinks that Santana Lopez is the prettiest girl she's ever seen in her entire life. From the first day of rehearsals for Mercedes Jones' first ever tour, Brittany's kind of become obsessed with making her smile. / Santana thinks that Brittany is amazing, and really, really pretty, and a genius, and her best friend, and she's maybe just the tiniest bit in love with her.
Glee, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 9k+, favs: 22, follows: 23, updated: 9/29/2018 published: 9/13/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.] Mercedes J.
6 I don't wanna know who I am without you In one story, they almost don't ever meet. That would have been their saddest one; if she had have been a little faster, if she had have been a little slower, if they didn't keep crossing their wires they would have met. But that's a story that never really happens, and it's also not the only story. Or: An exploration of soulmates and fate and AUs.
Glee, K+, English, Romance, words: 12k+, favs: 24, follows: 7, 9/26/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
3 seldom do we take the time necessary to pause » You transfer to McKinley in grade eleven, and the lady who gives you your locker number winces as she passes the small slip of paper to you across her desk. You don't quite understand her grimace, but your mom signs some forms and, just like that, you're officially a student of McKinely High School. Or: The awkward teenager whose locker was in between Santana and Brittany's.
Glee, K, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 27, follows: 4, 9/18/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
8 but I can hear my heart pound (and it's reaching out to you) It's not until Brittany's left the cafe that she realizes that the paper in her hand isn't paper at all. It's a polaroid, new and shiny and glossy; just smudges of freckled skin and bright, bright blue eyes, crinkled and sparkling in amusement. Santana's heart thuds as she flips the polaroid over and finds, instead of the desired phone number, loopy script that reads "Find me."
Glee, K+, English, Romance, words: 8k+, favs: 38, follows: 15, 9/17/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
love, isn't always magic, sometimes it's just, melting She's halfway to putting the earpieces into Santana's ears when Santana blinks out of her daze and looks up in question. Brittany just grins adoringly at her. "I'm putting the stethoscope in your ears," she explains in her duh tone. Then her smile softens and her eyes turn warm; she looks bashful and bright. "I want to— I want to show you how fast my heart goes when you kiss me."
Glee, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 24, follows: 6, 9/16/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
8 we are bound to each other's hearts (this love is like a wildfire) » "In 1997, psychologist Arthur Aron conducted an experiment to see if strangers could fall in love. Single volunteers were arranged into pairs. They were asked to work through 36 questions and then stare into each other's eyes for four minutes. Aron's experiment worked. Six months later two of his participants were married." In the end it's Mercedes who convinces Santana to sign up.
Glee, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 50, follows: 14, 9/14/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
1 sacred texts on post-it notes Santana had a shitty day at work. One of those days were everything that could go wrong, did. All she wants to do is go home and get the remnants of soup out of her hair, and then spend the rest of the evening cuddling with Brittany. Except, when she gets home, there is no sign of her her wife. The only sign of life is Lord Tubbington wandering into the front hallway with a meow.
Glee, K, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 24, follows: 6, 9/13/2018, [Brittany P., Santana L.]
3 and I don't want nobody (nobody but you, my love) » "When are you planning on proposing?" Mercedes prompts. Santana shrugs nonchalantly as she answers, "I wanna do it back in Lima. Maybe during homecoming or something. But I don't know if I can wait that long." Or: A short three part story regarding the Brittana proposal.
Glee, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 38, follows: 15, 9/13/2018, [Santana L., Brittany P.] Mercedes J.
3Hearts Don't Break Around Here » Shiz is a long way from home, and with no one else who quite understands the green girl and the blonde sorceress the way the other does, it's so simple to cling to each other, even amid horrible headmistresses and Arjiki princes and midterms. A book and musical verse AU of their days at dear old Shiz.
Wicked, K+, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 15k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, updated: 12/4/2017 published: 11/6/2017, Elphaba T., Glinda U.
5 Goodness Knows, the Wicked Die Alone » Elphaba has been on the run for nearly thirty years when she finally works up the courage to return to Oz, to return to Glinda. But three decades is a long time, and Elphaba worries that Glinda might have forgotten her in all that time. The truth is far more devastating. (Warning: This does not have a happy ending.)
Wicked, T, English, Angst & Tragedy, chapters: 4, words: 17k+, favs: 13, follows: 7, updated: 11/1/2017 published: 10/31/2017, [Elphaba T., Glinda U.] Fiyero T.