6k+Second Wind » Luffy and Zoro awaken in two different parts of East Blue, both with the same thing on their mind. Protect the crew. There would be no failures this time around, Captain's orders. As bits and pieces of the unknown past that the two comrades share are gradually revealed, the rest of the crew can only speculate. For all their absolute resolve, they're hiding something. On hiatus.
One Piece, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 69, words: 277k+, favs: 11k+, follows: 11k+, updated: 10/18/2020 published: 2/11/2015, Luffy, Zoro, unknown 1
23 Mercy "You'll spend the rest of your life an empty shell of your self proclaimed greatness. You'll know, in every waking hour you wish for death, that you are defeated. Disgraced. Dishonored, as I once was. But for you, there will be no redemption. That is my mercy, Ozai." Zuko centric AU. Overpowered Zuko. Dark one shot.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Family & Suspense, words: 5k+, favs: 156, follows: 60, 8/3/2020, Aang, Zuko, Ozai
3Will the Wise » The Mind Flayer's possession of Will had lasting effects that no one could have foreseen. For better or for worse, he was irreversibly involved in all this, and sooner or later, he'd have to face that uncompromising truth. And if he had to leave the old, scared, fragile Will behind? Well, stranger things have happened. A Will-centric story about loyalty, perseverance, and wisdom.
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Friendship & Supernatural, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 12, follows: 14, 3/5/2020
406Avatar: Flare of Redemption » If Katara was being honest with herself, Zuko seemed drastically different than when he had left her unconscious in the Spirit Oasis just hours ago. "I know you need to end this war," he said to Aang, his voice warped with an incomprehensible resolve that sent shivers down her spine. "I only hope that when the time comes, you'll do what needs to be done." Time Travel AU.
Avatar: Last Airbender, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 10, words: 24k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 4/7/2019 published: 8/11/2017, Zuko
17 A Fatal Vow The first time Zuko set foot in the Western Air Temple, his redemption was everything to him. By the time he returned there, he knew, looking back, that it had almost been his undoing. Nevertheless, this time, he vowed that he would truly redeem himself, no matter what it took. And thus, he was undone. Book Three AU. Oneshot. I don't own Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Avatar: Last Airbender, K+, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 68, follows: 27, 9/24/2018, Zuko, Katara
34The Lone Warrior's Absolution » All Lazuli saw that night was a flash of blue, before he was in the wind. When he returned, she could only wonder why he was so closed off. But every now and then, she'd catch glimpses of him when his guard was down. What she saw worried her. He was a noble guardian, a silent protector, and above all, a man in pain. A lone warrior, seeking absolution.
Dragon Ball Z, T, English, Fantasy & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 76, follows: 92, updated: 4/18/2017 published: 11/29/2016, M. Trunks, Android 17, Android 18
51Roar of the Pride » What if Vegeta had different motivations growing up? What if his drive had come from a different source? What if he had truly found his pride from the beginning? How would this different mindset shape his actions? With something worth fighting for, the Saiyan Prince is ready to lave his mark on the universe. Slightly Vegeta centric AU.
Dragon Ball Z, T, English, Adventure & Suspense, chapters: 7, words: 19k+, favs: 190, follows: 195, updated: 3/20/2017 published: 3/11/2015
148Nindo Reborn » Madara Uchiha had achieved his goal. To transcend the Sage of the Six Paths. After doing so, he singlehandedly brought the ninja world to ruin, slaughtering the Shinobi alliance and ending the war. After dying in the battle against him, Naruto Uzumaki somehow finds himself in a Konoha still standing, in a time before the nightmare began. Can he change the future? Time Travel AU.
Naruto, T, English, Drama & Humor, chapters: 6, words: 24k+, favs: 764, follows: 905, updated: 1/30/2017 published: 3/24/2015
64Whirlpool Saga » Naruto Uzumaki was always told that he had no family. At best, they were dead. At worst, he was abandoned. How will he react when a redhaired shinobi arrives in Konoha and actually takes an interest in his wellbeing? How will this change affect him? How will it subsequently affect the shinobi world? Stronger Team 7. AU after chapter 1.
Naruto, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 9, words: 37k+, favs: 400, follows: 454, updated: 3/30/2016 published: 4/20/2015