727Wilted » A fateful meeting resulted in him being assigned to watch her closely, and Mercury did his job well. However, he didn't actually plan to start caring about her. He supposed he could be worse off. Opposites attract after all, and a cookie loving huntress and a cold-blooded assassin are about as opposite as you can get. Revised!
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 50, words: 311k+, favs: 775, follows: 899, updated: 5/30/2021 published: 6/30/2016, [Mercury B., Ruby R.] [Yang X.L., Neptune V.]
61The Quicksilver Kids » Mercury's worst enemy is boredom. When that boredom decides to turn into a white orb thing that spits out four kids with silver eyes, and one calls him 'Daddy,' he suddenly wished he was really fucking bored right now. AKA, the one where Ruby and Mercury's kids are just as much trouble as they were in their youth, and they end up time traveling. Full description inside!
RWBY, T, English, Humor & Family, chapters: 6, words: 17k+, favs: 136, follows: 185, updated: 12/29/2020 published: 8/19/2018, [Mercury B., Ruby R.] OC, Emerald S.
47Cherry on Top » Neopolitan. An ice cream fanatic with a devious streak. Scarlet David. A guy with an accent that gets accused of speaking a foreign language all the time. Oh, you think it's impossible for these two to find companionship in one another? Funny, everyone else thought that at first too... *within the same universe as "Wilted".*
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 6, words: 9k+, favs: 47, follows: 61, updated: 12/23/2020 published: 1/22/2017, [Neo, Scarlet D.] [Ruby R., Mercury B.]
3 Walking Along Brimstone She was nothing in the eyes of the world, but found purpose among cinders and ash. Now all she knows is she will walk along the brimstone until the end of time. (Character Study: Emerald).
RWBY, T, English, Crime & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, 8/7/2018, Cinder F., Mercury B., Emerald S.
9 Once Knew Mercury pushes too far. Surrounded by people he once knew, he finally finds redemption. (V5E12 snippet, refers to plot elements in Wilted but not canon to its storyline).
RWBY, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 37, follows: 12, 1/29/2018, [Mercury B., Ruby R.] Weiss S., Yang X.L.
4 Worse Than Any Pain With every heartbeat that streak of red traveled farther away from the sun, and at every heartbeat she wilted a little more inside. Yang's perspective on Ruby's departure.
RWBY, K+, English, Angst & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 17, follows: 5, 1/29/2018, Ruby R., Yang X.L.
23Silent Saint » She was merely a girl, a girl who never once spoke a word to another. No one expected the one that blended into the background. They didn't expect her to be a lethal killer that could climb to the top of the game without a single word either. The Silent Saint would be the best and worst thing Julius Little unleashed to the world. *Back from hiatus!*
Saints Row, T, English, Crime & Family, chapters: 7, words: 22k+, favs: 73, follows: 77, updated: 8/28/2017 published: 7/20/2016, Boss/PC, J. Gat
30 To The Rose » Poetry revolving around Ruby Rose through the eyes of other characters. Some will be related to Wilted, some canon based.
RWBY, K+, English, Poetry & Drama, chapters: 18, words: 6k+, favs: 50, follows: 39, updated: 5/11/2017 published: 12/19/2016, Ruby R., Mercury B., Team RWBY, Team JNPR
15 A Sacrifice to the Scorpion Ruby could feel his eyes on her. He could never be seen, but he's always there. She doesn't know if she can keep running, but she knows for sure one thing; she can't hide from the Goddess' Scorpion. Established Quicksilver, unhealthy Stinging Thorns. More details within.
RWBY, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 56, follows: 24, 1/9/2017, [Ruby R., Mercury B.] Jaune A., Tyrian C.
13 A Surrogate Family Mercury spends his first Thanksgiving with Ruby and the gang. Just a fluffy one-shot connected to my main fic 'Wilted'. (An OC has a minor role in this fic).
RWBY, K+, English, Humor & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 73, follows: 27, 11/26/2016, [Mercury B., Ruby R.] [Jaune A., Pyrrha N.]
5 Get It Right The Commander was thought to be perfect, a woman with no flaws and battle plans that went without a hitch every time. Only, she wasn't perfect, and when she shows her imperfectness, people stop believing in her. She supposed she just had to go to drastic measures to get it right. One-shot, slight Commander/Central pairing.
X-Com, K+, English, Sci-Fi & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 11/22/2016
122To Be Human » Everything was normal in Blood Gulch - well, as normal as Blood Gulch can get - before the Blues received a tank and two new soldiers in a supply drop. Caboose had little mystery to him, but the green armored soldier was another story altogether. She somehow knew almost everything that happened in the canyon. How is that even possible?
Red vs. Blue, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 20, words: 124k+, favs: 125, follows: 128, updated: 9/14/2016 published: 6/24/2016, [L. Tucker, OC] L. Church/Alpha, D. Grif
22 Maybe Possibly Like You All Ruby wanted was to get to her next class, but apparently the world was against her and decided to trap her in an elevator. That wouldn't have been so bad...if her new neighbor Mercury Black wasn't trapped in the elevator with her. Real World AU!
RWBY, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 6k+, favs: 120, follows: 42, 7/22/2016, [Mercury B., Ruby R.]
4The Weight of History » History runs in each and every person's veins. Some boring, some exciting, some plain. But sometimes, when delving into the past, tragedy can be uncovered. For this unlikely family, tragedy is no stranger to them. Includes/mentions OC's.
RWBY, T, English, Tragedy & Family, chapters: 3, words: 15k+, favs: 13, follows: 9, updated: 6/26/2016 published: 6/19/2016, OC, Cinder F., Summer R., Qrow B.