4Socializing the Apocalypse Gremlin » "Unfortunately, I think it's time," Allison says. "We are going to have to stage an intervention." In which Five can't human, Allison can't take it anymore, and the others are scared enough of both of them to at least try and help things along.
Umbrella Academy, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 15k+, favs: 18, follows: 23, updated: 10/12 published: 9/5, Allison H./The Rumor, Klaus H./The Séance, The Boy/Number Five, Vanya H./The White Violin
2Delusions of a Practical Nature » "Maybe he should sit down with his family more often. For the first time in a long time, he feels something akin to peace." In which Five doesn't always have to make it through an apocalypse alone.
Umbrella Academy, K+, English, Family & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, updated: 9/6 published: 9/4, Luther H./Spaceboy, Diego H./The Kraken, Klaus H./The Séance, The Boy/Number Five
4The Ugly Side of Finnick Odair » "It turns out that the hot-headed boy who clawed his way out of the Arena is never quite as buried beneath the Capitol makeup as he'd like to pretend." In which Finnick turns rebel—for Annie, for humanity, and for himself.
Hunger Games, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 7/25 published: 7/23, Finnick O., Annie C.
2Dinner at the Kaspbraks » "Sometimes—probably because he's some kind of masochist or something—Richie will invite himself over to the Kaspbraks for dinner." In which Sonia Kaspbrak wants to teach a lesson, but it backfires because she's, like, a terrible person.
It, T, English, Angst, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 7, follows: 5, updated: 4/12 published: 12/19/2019, Eddie K., Richie T.
6A Bomb in the Hall of Records » "For weeks now, Morrible has been getting shorter and shorter with her, keeping her less and less informed and watching her more closely. But the most wonderful thing about being entirely superficial is that it's all too easy for others to see when you have absolutely nothing to hide." In which Glinda survives an attack—but does it count as surviving if you were never in danger?
Wicked, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 4/12 published: 4/9, Elphaba T., Fiyero T., Glinda U.
1Requiem for a Childhood Lost » "Bev has her life now, and she has her facts. But when she thinks about what the forgetting means, she's overwhelmed by the terror of feeling that she's lost herself somewhere along the way." In which Beverly gets into fashion the same way she gets into most other things in her life—by accident, exactly when she needs to, and full steam ahead.
It, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 4/11 published: 12/17/2019, Beverly M.
26Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea » "Tony wakes with tingling fingers and a knot on the back of his head, and thinks, Oh, I'm alive." In which the Avengers make a rule, Peter makes a choice, and time travel really complicates things. Endgame compliant but not accepting. Contains many spoilers.
Avengers, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 8, words: 17k+, favs: 79, follows: 132, updated: 8/8/2019 published: 4/28/2019, Iron Man/Tony S., Pepper P., Spider-Man/Peter Parker
7Madame Mathilde and the Pickle of Domesticity » "Two days after the strike Katherine Plumber is allowed to go back to work. Contrary to what one might assume based on her long and lamentable history with idleness, however, this fact leaves her fuming." In which Katherine is relegated to an advice column, the newsboys have some weird hidden talents, and things slowly return to normal.
Newsies, K+, English, Family & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, updated: 8/1/2019 published: 7/21/2019, Jack K., Katherine P.
7Phoenix » "Sometimes I'm sitting here and I can't help thinking — what if they put me back together wrong?" In which a recently not-dead teenage spider-kid might be in over his head with all this messy trauma stuff.
Avengers, T, English, Angst & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 29, follows: 23, updated: 5/18/2018 published: 5/7/2018, Iron Man/Tony S., Spider-Man/Peter Parker
4Latter-Day Blues » "Our rules can change too, guys. I really don't think anything bad will happen if we let a few of those things slide — I mean, who here is going to care now?" In which the Church washes its hands of the Uganda mission, leaving a bunch of confused, abandoned boys who are unaccustomed to freedom in its wake.
Book of Mormon, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 9, follows: 9, updated: 5/30/2017 published: 3/22/2017, Kevin/Elder Price, Arnold/Elder Cunnigham, Nabalungi, Elder McKinley
3Requiem for a Scientist » "Science is easy — science is, quite probably, what she is when she's not tied up being a person. But this problem is one she can't seem to follow through logically to the end." In which Holtzmann struggles with the nuances of friendship, and the others help her overcome the parts of her that make her doubt her worth.
Ghostbusters, T, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 10, follows: 15, updated: 8/15/2016 published: 8/4/2016, J. Holtzmann, Patty T., Erin G., Abby Y.
5The Brevity of Meantimes » "Have you prayed today, Hanschen? It doesn't look like you've prayed." In which the wrong boy gets cold feet and faith isn't always a question of right and wrong.
Spring Awakening, T, English, Romance & Tragedy, chapters: 5, words: 7k+, favs: 9, follows: 6, updated: 8/8/2016 published: 6/16/2016, Ernst R., Hanschen R.
13And Then There Were Three » "She needs him now more than ever. She could never do this on her own. But she also needs him to be sane." In which a shocking end to another strike leaves Jack devastated, and Katherine is left to try to fix it somehow. For Aly.
Newsies, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 25, follows: 12, updated: 2/24/2016 published: 3/5/2015, Jack K., Katherine P.
53Madness » "It is the headline of every paper the next morning: Vicomte de Chagny found dead, cold and pale, strangled with the clean white sheets of his marriage bed." In which two wrongs don't make a right, black stains never fade to white, and there is darkness in both of them.
Phantom of the Opera, T, English, Horror & Angst, chapters: 14, words: 8k+, favs: 18, follows: 38, updated: 2/24/2016 published: 4/2/2015, Erik, Christine
18 Smile "I think you throw yourself into the work because you don't want time to think. Nobody would every accuse you of enjoying it, that's for sure." In which Han decides it's time for Leia to stop being so serious all the time.
Star Wars, K, English, Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 17, follows: 2, 2/3/2016, Leia O., Han S.
10Responsibility "Everybody needs somebody looking out for them. I can't shake the feeling you're becoming my responsibility." In which Han worries about Leia, since nobody else really seems to.
Star Wars, T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 15, follows: 7, 1/13/2016, Leia O., Han S.
14 Angels » "You did a good thing, baby," she assures him. "This ain't nothing more than a big scheme to make money." In which Medda saves Jack from Snyder and your author rants about Disney closing Newsies.
Newsies, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 39, follows: 8, updated: 9/11/2015 published: 8/24/2014, Jack K., Medda L.
12Suspended "Unfortunately, they can't make time stop. But they can stay here, suspended in their own little pocket of it, until the morning sun brings back the problems they couldn't bear to face in the dark." In which your author uses up all of all of the storylines and random emotions rampaging through her mind during her absence, and offers much angst to appease the noble readers.
Newsies, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 16, follows: 6, 6/30/2015, Jack K., Katherine P., Crutchie, Buttons
9 Seventy-Thirty "The change is so gradual and so unplanned that he doesn't even realize it's been happening until he reaches into his pocket one night, ready to go find something cheap for dinner, and realizes there's nothing there." In which Jack is a selfless idiot who grows to care for his new friends more than he initially anticipated.
Newsies, K+, English, Friendship & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 28, follows: 8, 5/9/2015, Jack K., Davey, Les
14The Proposal "This ain't how it was supposed to go . . ." In which Katherine gets arrested and Jack gets a ring.
Newsies, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 22, follows: 8, 4/13/2015, Jack K., Katherine P.