75Mazes I Formed in Reality's Absence » by uglycourage One of Joker's hostages recognizes a favorite painter of hers who now works for the Clown Prince of Crime. Starstruck, she can't help but voice her admiration, forever changing her life in the process.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Spiritual & Romance, chapters: 33, words: 230k+, favs: 56, follows: 72, updated: 7/21 published: 11/13/2019, Joker
108In Profundis » by Downriver One year after Silence, Clarice Starling is feeling listless, but still driven by duty. Meanwhile, Dr. Lecter finds he thinks of the fledgling agent often, and decides to make contact; it is an encounter which results in an unfathomable covenant, altering their lives for years. Both hope to get some version of what they really want, if they indeed, know what they really want.
Silence of the Lambs/Hannibal, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 84k+, favs: 46, follows: 57, updated: 6/14 published: 4/26/2019, A. Mapp, C. Starling, H. Lecter
30 Smile and put on a happy face » by gwynplaine89 Arthur Fleck is a lonely clown who lives his life between punches and failure. Maybe there is only one thing that can change his tragic destiny.
Joker, K, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 25, words: 35k+, favs: 12, follows: 13, updated: 2/12 published: 11/20/2019, Arthur Fleck/Joker, Sophie Dumond, Penny Fleck, Thomas Wayne
8By order of the King » by gwynplaine89 After having been locked up in Arkham, Arthur Fleck reencounters his past and at the same is faced with an uncertain future where there seems to be only a small light of hope at the end of the tunnel.
Joker, K, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 8, words: 10k+, favs: 5, follows: 6, updated: 2/12 published: 3/11/2020, Arthur Fleck/Joker, Sophie Dumond, Penny Fleck, Thomas Wayne
13I hate you even more » by howveryfake This is a sequel to "I hate you, too". It would probably be best if you read that story first. It's not that bad, trust me.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Romance & Suspense, chapters: 18, words: 37k+, favs: 24, follows: 34, updated: 1/26 published: 6/15/2017, Bruce W./Batman, Joker, Rachel D., OC
4escape from reality, of offerings and hate » by EsperanzaYSueos Victoria Payne finds herself intertwined with Arthur Fleck's life before it's too late for her to say no. warning: explicit language and references to adult themes. I originally published this on Ao3 but there are not many Joker fics here so I wanted to spread the love 3
Joker, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 16k+, favs: 7, follows: 6, updated: 12/30/2020 published: 11/2/2019, Arthur Fleck/Joker, OC
29Sessions » by BedeliaDuMaurier Ana, a young woman, seeks therapy to understand her homicidal ideations. Unfortunately, she picked the wrong doctor. Hannibal/OC pairing, AU/Set prior to show. Rated M for later content.
Hannibal, M, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 7k+, favs: 98, follows: 162, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 3/8/2014, [Hannibal L., OC]
328Demolition Lovers » by Audrey Kasm It started with coffee. Fours cups, black, with steam dancing pirouettes off the placid surface. The rest...well, he put her up to the rest. (A Nolanverse take on how Harley Quinn came to be. Joker/Harley. The coffee shop AU no one asked for)
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Romance & Crime, chapters: 17, words: 163k+, favs: 353, follows: 348, updated: 11/5/2020 published: 8/24/2008, Joker
538Hero » by HoistTheColours Sometimes he'll play the hero. Just for fun.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 8, words: 44k+, favs: 520, follows: 633, updated: 10/12/2020 published: 5/31/2010, Joker
7Stories That May or May Not Involve A Cat » by msbaileyquarters A series of one-off stories involving Arthur Fleck/Jennifer Cullen pairing from 'The Cat'-cut scenes from that story and from their time together after. There will be fluff. There will be angst.
Joker, T, English, Romance, chapters: 7, words: 15k+, favs: 6, follows: 5, updated: 10/4/2020 published: 2/29/2020, Arthur Fleck/Joker, OC
39Starting to Notice You » by makecents Gotham was growing sicker by the day. Mia just wanted to help - she was a psychiatrist after all. But was it really the best idea to get involved in the chaotic mess that was Arkham Asylum? How did this one, simple man have the ability to bring her life crashing down around her? Joker/OC. Dark fic, all the trigger warnings: violence, sexual content, non/dubious consent.
Joker, M, English, Romance & Tragedy, chapters: 19, words: 58k+, favs: 34, follows: 37, updated: 9/21/2020 published: 11/7/2019, Arthur Fleck/Joker, OC
47Dark Innocence » by heyepic Every villain has a story. Every story has a beginning. Joker/OC
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Drama, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 70, follows: 91, updated: 9/16/2020 published: 6/16/2020, Joker
88Memento Mori » by insidiouswords Hannibal Lecter has a new patient imposed upon him, and at first he is none too pleased — that is, until he meets her. He senses a wealth of macabre beauty in Delilah Bloom, just beneath the surface, screaming to be freed. [Many adult themes - reader discretion advised. / No Hannigram, sorrynotsorry.]
Hannibal, M, English, Horror & Drama, chapters: 19, words: 151k+, favs: 293, follows: 337, updated: 9/14/2020 published: 4/12/2018, [Hannibal L., OC] Will G., Alana B.
22 Bird of Prey » by Lady-Sif13 Arthur Fleck comes back to his building after murdering his mother in the hospital. To his dismay, Sophie moved out of the building and a new girl moved in. Harleen Quinzell is the now the new object of his obsession and soon finds out that Arthur Fleck is taking over her entire life.
Joker, M, English, Suspense & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 62k+, favs: 14, follows: 15, updated: 8/3/2020 published: 11/22/2019, Arthur Fleck/Joker
17 Holiday » by knit-wear A serial killer the media call Holiday is murdering Gotham's mob bosses, leading to unforeseen consequences for Harley and the Joker. A prequel to The Pantomime. **The Harlequin**
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Crime & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 22k+, favs: 21, follows: 10, updated: 7/4/2020 published: 12/25/2019, Joker
1k+dark innocence 1 » by heyepic His unkempt appearance was well-known by students and teachers alike at our school; his cold and reclusive behavior was even more recognizable. Joker/OC. **NEWLY REVISED & REWRITTEN VERSION NOW UP!
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 14, words: 38k+, favs: 909, follows: 1k+, updated: 6/16/2020 published: 12/28/2008, Joker
42Contemplation (NOW BEING REVISED) » by RayOfTheDawn After a fund raiser Hannibal finds himself in a peculiar situation. OR How Hannibal Lecter came across Clarice Starling. Rated M For a reason and it's only going to get MORE...
Hannibal, M, English, Romance, chapters: 14, words: 26k+, favs: 37, follows: 67, updated: 6/1/2020 published: 5/28/2013, Hannibal L.
96The Fall: A Story of Obsession » by Calamity in Motion Something about him called to her, be it his mind, his voice, or his impossibly dark eyes, he was raw and uncompromising and when he spoke, though the words were harsh and wrong, he made SENSE. That, Harley knew, was the problem. To HER, he made sense.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight, T, English, Horror & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 51k+, favs: 101, follows: 86, updated: 5/18/2020 published: 8/24/2010, Joker
51 You Know My Name » by PrincessClown1995 When returning home from work one day, Arthur Fleck comes across a young woman named Wendy. This story follows the movie pretty close, but with a few surprise twists and turns thrown in there. Special appearance by Travis Bickle. Rated R for bloody and disturbing violence, language, smoking, and mild sexual content. MAJOR SPOILERS!
Joker, M, English, Tragedy & Humor, chapters: 31, words: 84k+, favs: 18, follows: 15, updated: 5/4/2020 published: 10/28/2019, Arthur Fleck/Joker, OC
38Songbird » by TheJadedJester Joker falls in love with his Arkham cell neighbor, a woman who is even more damaged than he is. This is the story of the Joker, the one woman who can calm his madness, battling mental illness, contract killers, villains and rogues becoming allies, a new clown posse in Gotham, and all manner of shenanigans, inappropriate humor, violence, smut, and foul language. You've been warned.
Suicide Squad, M, English, Romance & Crime, chapters: 39, words: 398k+, favs: 204, follows: 162, updated: 4/17/2020 published: 7/21/2019, [The Joker, OC] [Deadshot, Harley Quinn]