1 Switch "The Phantom is ready to die." The Phantom faces his last day alive, and sees more than he expected.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, T, English, Horror & Tragedy, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 5/30/2017, S. Blackquill, Phantom
2 Endearing "Hachioji forgot all about the chill seeping into his veins, and the ache in his overworked muscles, and the slip of the mud underfoot, and instead turned on his heel to follow Sekizan back onto the field without so much as a breath of hesitation anywhere in his body." Hachioji stays out late with Sekizan and finds himself more charmed than he expected.
All Out!!/オールアウト!!, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, 5/11/2017, [Hachioji M., Sekizan T.]
4 Silver Lining "His skin is tanned gold from exposure to summertime sun, his grip still at Gokudera's arm is callused; he's tall, and lean, with the solid weight of muscle that comes with regular physical exercise of the wholesome, healthy kind Gokudera abhors." Gokudera goes to a game for the sake of a friend's romantic prospects and finds himself to be the one lucky in love.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, T, English, Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 25, follows: 6, 4/24/2017, [H. Gokudera, T. Yamamoto] [Tsuna/Tsunayoshi S., Kyōko S.]
2 Motivation "By the time Tsukumo rounds the turn of the track, he's certain that this is how he's going to die." Tsukumo volunteers for early-morning training and finds to be Yamato an excellent motivator. Yamato/Tsukumo.
Nanbaka/ナンバカ, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 5, 4/6/2017
1 Forsworn "It's easy, when he has the familiar warmth of Pairo's hand in his and the steps of the other boy following close behind him with the simple trust that makes their movement as fast together as Kurapika could move alone." Kurapika and Pairo make promises to each other, and Kurapika tries to keep them.
Hunter X Hunter, T, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 3/16/2017, Kurapika K., Pairo
3 Unspoken "The voice is muffled, the tone half-lost to the weight of the door between Yuri and the speaker; but he knows that chirping tone, has spent too many wasted hours of his life listening to it in interviews and echoing over the cool clear of a skating rink, and he's on his feet and making for the door before he can think." Yuri processes a loss and Viktor offers comfort.
Yuri!!! on Ice, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 31, follows: 8, 1/26/2017, [Viktor N., Yuuri K.] Yuri P.
3 Glow "Baze never stirs, his breathing varies no more than his hold around Chirrut's waist, and there's something deeply comforting about that unshifting wall at Chirrut's back, about the heat of the other's body pressing close against his as a better comfort than blankets would be." Chirrut indulges in appreciating a peaceful morning.
Star Wars, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 1/19/2017, [Baze M., Chirrut I.]
3 Fit "Baze is accelerating as he comes up to the door to the shop, pulling at the weight of the handle and stepping through in a single motion far too rushed to allow him time to react to the other customer exiting the store with similar speed." Baze has an unexpected encounter that turns out to be more fateful than he anticipates.
Star Wars, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 3, 1/12/2017, [Baze M., Chirrut I.]
3 Pretense in the Air "'Just try to be nice,' Izaya says as they climb the last few steps to the front of the school. 'Don't fly into a jealous rage or anything just because he's my old meister.'" Shizuo meets Izaya's old partner and metes out some measure of justice. Part three and final of When I've Got You series; sequel to By Your Side.
Soul Eater & Durarara!!/デュラララ!!, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 28, follows: 13, 12/29/2016, [Izaya O., Shizuo H.] [Shinra K., Celty S.]
4 Assumed "But Takeda is smiling up at him, his whole face bright with that happiness that has only become more pronounced the closer the holidays draw, and Ukai can't find even token resistance to offer to the other's cheer." Takeda offers a formal invitation and Ukai teases him.
Haikyu/ハイキュー, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 10, follows: 3, 12/25/2016, [Ittetsu T., Keishin U.]
Invention "'I didn't mean to see you,' Sakuya says at once, like it's not the middle of the night in Mahiru's home and the single most likely place for the other to be." Mahiru makes the most of an unintended opportunity.
Servamp/サーヴァンプ, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, 12/25/2016, [Mahiru Shirota, Sakuya Watanuki] Sleepy Ash/Kuro
Festive "When Azusa opens her front door, she's greeted with a scene of utter chaos." Marie takes some liberties with holiday decorating and Azusa is persuaded into tolerance.
Soul Eater, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/25/2016, [Marie M., Yumi A.]
1 Regret "Mikuni doesn't expect gratitude, doesn't expect approval; better to know that he's done what he needed to do, that he can walk away with the burden of his own sins heavy but no heavier now than when he began." Mikuni doesn't regret his decisions, but there are times he's more grateful for them than others.
Servamp/サーヴァンプ, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 12/24/2016, [Mikuni Alisuin, Misono Alisuin] Doubt Doubt/Jeje
2 Read "Yuuri's caught in the thrall of some hazy dream, something soft and sweet and tender; with the blankets wrapped close against his skin it's easy to slip from fantasy to reality, easy for the edges of his imagination to melt into the immediate satisfaction of the present." Yuuri takes his time waking up on his honeymoon.
Yuri!!! on Ice, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 51, follows: 14, 12/24/2016, [Viktor N., Yuuri K.]
Brushes "Niizuma's looking at him, his eyes wide with the all-in focus he so often turns on his work and occasionally on Fukuda himself; he has a pair of his feather brushes stuck into the neckline of his sweater to stick up like tiny wings over his shoulders." Niizuma finds Fukuda at the annual holiday party and inhibitions are blurred.
Bakuman, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, 12/10/2016, [S. Fukuda, Eiji N.]
3 By Your Side "Shizuo is staring at him, his gaze fixed on Izaya's features as if he's trying to memorize them, and there's something strange and dark behind his eyes, something that prickles self-consciousness all across Izaya's shoulders." Shizuo gives Izaya a gift that suits the both of them. Part 2 of When I've Got You series; sequel to Your Body is a Weapon, followed by Pretense in the Air.
Soul Eater & Durarara!!/デュラララ!!, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 22, follows: 11, 12/8/2016, [Izaya O., Shizuo H.]
50 Your Body is a Weapon » "'You'll find another meister partner. I'm sure there's someone better suited to your weapon type than me.'" After Shinra finds a different weapon partner, Izaya is unwilling to even consider the possibility of working with someone new until latecomer meister Heiwajima Shizuo joins Shibusen in search of a partner. Part one of When I've Got You series. Followed by By Your Side.
Soul Eater & Durarara!!/デュラララ!!, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 20, words: 50k+, favs: 71, follows: 47, updated: 12/7/2016 published: 10/3/2016, [Izaya O., Shizuo H.] [Shinra K., Celty S.]
3 Dawn "Irie hasn't even opened his eyes before he knows why he's awake. There's pressure on his legs, the weight of another person pinning him to the bed and pulling him awake at once, and the drawn-out purr of 'Sho-chan' over him gives Irie a very clear idea of who is to blame for this." It's Irie's birthday and Byakuran is impatient.
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 20, follows: 7, 12/3/2016, [Byakuran, Shōichi I.]
3 Singular "'I'm not sick' Shizuo says, swinging his hand to push aside Izaya's touch as the other reaches out for his shoulder. 'Just because you catch a cold every time you go out in the rain doesn't mean that's a problem for everyone else. I haven't been sick since elementary school.'" Shizuo comes home with a headache and Izaya offers an unwanted diagnosis and much more welcome treatment.
Durarara!!/デュラララ!!, K+, English, Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 34, follows: 9, 11/24/2016, [Izaya O., Shizuo H.]
6 Act "'I need you to pretend to be my boyfriend,' Oikawa says, all in a rush." Oikawa has a crisis and Iwaizumi can't act.
Haikyu/ハイキュー, K+, English, Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 52, follows: 15, 11/12/2016, [Toru O., Hajime I.]