545Reaper in Red » by 0neWhoWanders Life is hard for an orphan. Life is that much harder when that orphan isn't human. Ruby Rose wanted to experience life as a mortal girl, so she gave herself a family and a school to spend her time at. Can a person truly hide what they are in a world bent on their destruction?
RWBY, T, English, Supernatural, chapters: 60, words: 177k+, favs: 671, follows: 868, updated: 9/13 published: 7/15/2019, Ruby R.
2k+Grimm Heir » by DeadRich18 It has lived since the beginning. Since before the Dust settled on the world, bringing forth man. It has brought forth countless monsters to combat man and his creations in an attempt to annihilate him completely. But as the years pass, man becomes stronger and wiser, he becomes able to fend off its monsters. And now the creator comes to a realization. It needs an heir.
RWBY, M, English, Fantasy & Supernatural, chapters: 46, words: 328k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 8/18 published: 1/23/2015, Ruby R., OC
15Breaking Point » by snoopykid The beginning had been fine. It had been when she started to describe the events of Penny and Robyn Hill that started to cause her breakdown: haunting memories and voices. Events that have been slowly breaking her. At what point will something lose force or validity, when a situation becomes critical, or when a person gives way under stress? What will be her breaking point?
RWBY, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 32k+, favs: 100, follows: 113, updated: 8/10 published: 12/15/2019, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
27Wayward » by Samuel412 Wayward places Ruby and Yang on a world much more similar to our own. In this world, those with superhuman Abilities are considered Aberrant, and are relentlessly hunted by shadowy forces. With only each other to rely on, they try to survive in a world that won't leave them alone.
RWBY, M, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 11, words: 55k+, favs: 26, follows: 50, updated: 8/5 published: 2/28, Ruby R., Yang X.L., J. Ironwood
1k+RWBY Loops » by Leviticus Wilkes "Stuck repeating everyday? Bored out of your mind? With only your friends along for the ride? Why, it's just like school! Of course, the Infinite Loops are a lot more fun then Beacon Academy, as Ruby Rose is about to find out. Part of the Infinite Loops project.
RWBY, T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 187, words: 2681k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/28 published: 4/25/2015, Team RWBY, Team JNPR
21 As She Sleeps by tisiclem Ruby dreads sleeping, because what that means for her is astral-projecting around Vale aimlessly while her body gets the rest it deserves. Then, she finds a girl who can see her in her astral form. And Ruby no longer dreads sleeping.
RWBY, K+, English, Romance & Supernatural, words: 30k+, favs: 99, follows: 36, 7/21, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Yang X.L., Blake B.]
1k+ Of Elder Scrolls and Huntsmen: Dragon Rose » by JessesanMan Team RWBY finds themselves in a strange, new world where Grimm are nonexistent and magic is commonplace. They journey to find a way home, but along the way are caught up in several ancient prophecies and must save this world they find themselves in. As time goes on, they adapt to the dangerous land of Skyrim and fight against its foes be they small, large, or godly.
Elder Scroll series & RWBY, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 91, words: 994k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/9 published: 2/5/2018, Team RWBY
421The Seventh Circle » by Obsequium Minaris [Faunus!Ruby] Ruby was taken from her family at a young age, and indoctrinated into becoming a killer. Now, ten years later, she escapes to Beacon Academy... but is she truly free? Surrounded by remnants of her past and trapped in her own trauma, she must learn to overcome her guilt, lest she be consumed by it.
RWBY, M, English, Angst & Friendship, chapters: 24, words: 376k+, favs: 592, follows: 726, updated: 7/8 published: 11/23/2019, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
3 Story of Us by bandgrad2008 "Are you paying attention at all?" Ruby shrugs, twirling a leaf between her thumb and forefinger, glancing at Weiss. "Nah, not really," she responds. She picks up another leaf and does the same. "It's not really interesting." "At least she's honest," Blake's voice floats from the other side of the tree they're sitting under.
RWBY, M, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 12k+, favs: 24, follows: 7, 7/6, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] [Yang X.L., Blake B.]
Then I Feel Your Hand in Mine (And There's Courage in My Heart) by A. Zap Weiss wasn't exactly comfortable with physical affection. Schnees simply weren't raised with it. But if it was to comfort Ruby, maybe she could at least offer her hand to hold. Five times Weiss and Ruby held hands for comfort and One time holding hands wasn't enough. White Rose Week Day 2: Handholding
RWBY, K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 5k+, favs: 16, follows: 6, 6/13, [Weiss S., Ruby R.]
5 The Burden of A Huntress by Sparrow9642 Being a leader is many things. Weiss thinks Ruby just passes off all of death and turmoil by pretending it doesn't exist. She could be no further from the real truth. Short WhiteRose I wrote as a test!
RWBY, T, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 13, follows: 6, 5/1, Ruby R., Weiss S.
6 Promise by ThatCollegeKid *SPOILER FOR VOLUME 8 EPISODE 14* Team RWBY has reunited in the world below the void. Ruby has given up. Constructive criticism is appreciated.
RWBY, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 27, follows: 5, 3/27, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B.
4 Magic! Seriously! by th3g1ng3rn1nja Ruby Rose is an aspiring Sorcerer; she is powerful but even she needs to learn that some things are not meant to be summoned. Such as the Goddess of the Underworld, hence why she sent a Demon in her place because honestly, she was annoyed with this mortal.
RWBY, T, English, Humor & Supernatural, words: 14k+, favs: 16, follows: 8, 3/23, Ruby R., Weiss S., Summer R., Salem
8 4 am » by snoopykid Challenging silence penetrates the kitchen as the young heir looks at the scythe wielder, "Alright. You are on. Besides, this is one skill I can beat Weiss in." He states in a pompous manner as he approaches Ruby and takes the egg from her. Just because everyone needs a hug at this point...and cookies.
RWBY, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 21, follows: 7, updated: 3/21 published: 2/15, Ruby R., Weiss S., Whitley S., Willow S.
2 fall to earth » by BunniesOfDoom It's a long way down from Atlas. Spoilers for Volume 8.
RWBY, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, updated: 3/12 published: 12/1/2020, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
1 Sinking by BunniesOfDoom Now, with the ultimatum hanging over their heads, everything about Ruby's posture, her tone, screams defeat.
RWBY, K, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 954, favs: 9, follows: 4, 3/12, Ruby R., Yang X.L.
3 Frayed by BunniesOfDoom Turns out you can only keep everything bottled up for so long before you explode.
RWBY, K, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 14, follows: 3, 2/5, Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L.
4Line of Succession » by BunniesOfDoom The realization hits Yang like a punch to the gut.
RWBY, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 10, follows: 7, updated: 1/21 published: 12/26/2020, Ruby R., Blake B., Yang X.L.
4 What Lies Beneath by Etheriell Sometimes, we hide things from our loved ones to protect them. But what happens when someone gains the ability to see beneath the surface?
RWBY, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 40, follows: 12, 12/23/2020, [Ruby R., Weiss S.] Team RWBY, Team JNPR
17 Ruby's RWBY-JNPR Sports-a-thon » by Bryon Nightshade Ruby's love of team-building activities sparks an ongoing sports competition with Team JNPR. There will be thrills and spills as the teams bring to bear their auras, semblances, and very loose understandings of the rules. Featuring basketball, football, and… chess? Okay, who let Jaune pick a sport?
RWBY, T, English, Humor, chapters: 7, words: 28k+, favs: 38, follows: 32, updated: 12/13/2020 published: 11/1/2020