2 krookodile tears » "When the world was younger than you are now, a great tragedy befell the desert, and the krookodile wept. Listen and learn, child, from the Two who warred for the Dragonmother's heart." / It's easier to excuse when it could never happen to you.
Pokémon, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 3, words: 18k+, favs: 3, 1/31, Darmanitan/Hihidaruma, Maractus, Sigilyph, Krookodile
3 turing incomplete Deep in the basement of P2 Labs, experiment GN-649 must decide if it is a person.
Pokémon, K, English, Sci-Fi, words: 1k+, favs: 4, 1/30, Genesect
58the envy of eden » "Pokémon never tell lies," N said outside of Mistralton, days before he summoned the ancient dragon and changed the world. Unova disagrees—pokémon, they claim, are just as capable of telling lies as humans—but one thing is clear: what pokémon do tell is a different story altogether. A story about things that start with N.
Pokémon, T, English, Tragedy, chapters: 15, words: 95k+, favs: 28, follows: 36, updated: 8/1/2021 published: 6/7/2020, Reshiram, Zekrom, N H./Natural H. G., Hilda/Touko
11 kunāne "In the evenings, this pokémon is said to sing plaintively as it seeks what few others of its kind still remain." Two kids, their emotional baggage, and a lapras chase a myth into the bottom of the ocean.
Pokémon, T, English, Tragedy & Supernatural, words: 8k+, favs: 10, follows: 3, 1/30/2021, Lapras/Laplace, Hoopa
6 sample size In which the Heroes of Truth and Ideals realize it's rather silly that the fate of Unova would be settled over a single battle, and come to the only logical conclusion.
Pokémon, K, English, Humor & Parody, words: 2k+, favs: 16, follows: 4, 1/28/2021, Reshiram, Zekrom, N H./Natural H. G., Hilda/Touko
5 naturally A boy wakes up in the Pokémon world and realizes he's the only one who can save it. Some people might think they know how this story is supposed to end.
Pokémon, T, English, words: 4k+, favs: 27, follows: 11, 1/31/2020, N H./Natural H. G., Hilda/Touko
4handfuls of dust » Wes and Michael didn't save the day. Or, Orre: the story of a woman, a girl, a ghost, and the desert world they burn for warmth.
Pokémon, T, English, Sci-Fi & Tragedy, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 6, follows: 4, updated: 1/18/2020 published: 1/16/2020, Golurk, Honedge
291some rise by sin » I'll go ahead and save you the unnecessary suspense: by the time you catch up to where I am, I will have eight gym badges, defeated my rival five times, and failed precisely once in my mostly-futile bid to give my homeland back to her people. Also, I'll be dead. Presented for your entertainment is the not-so-short story of how I burned Johto to the ground.
Pokémon, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 73k+, favs: 90, follows: 98, updated: 1/15/2020 published: 1/3/2014, Butterfree, Murkrow/Yamikarasu, Sentret/Otachi
8spectra » A wormhole opens up over San Francisco, releasing a terrifying beast that devours half the city without blinking an eye. Animals around the world start mutating into monstrosities. In fifteen years, in hushed voices, the survivors will call these creatures "pokemon". This is the story of the morning the world ended, and all the mornings that came after.
Pokémon, T, English, Supernatural & Tragedy, chapters: 5, words: 18k+, favs: 10, follows: 15, updated: 1/12/2020 published: 1/25/2017, Nihlego, Silvally
12saffron gods » Before humanity makes their own gods, before Red makes history by becoming Champion, before the Indigo Plateau makes enough mistakes to doom an entire region, Kanto makes a little boy from Saffron into the ruler of Team Rocket. All he wants is to make them pay. History is written by the winners. This story is written by Giovanni.
Pokémon, T, English, Drama & Sci-Fi, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 8, follows: 5, 1/31/2019, Meowth/Nyarth, Ditto/Metamon
11 the wizard's word This is a fairytale, in theory. Or: there are two universes, one in which AZ's Genocide Machine wiped out an untold number of pokemon in Kalos, and one in which it did not. This is the third.
Pokémon, K, English, Fantasy, words: 5k+, favs: 15, 7/17/2016, Swablu/Tyltto, Xerneas, AZ