1Ender's Second Command School took its toll on Ender, but there were always fellow students looking out for him in ways he never knew. Like Ender's backup - the teachers' second-best prospect - who took over for three days after Ender collapsed during practice. Canon-compatible.
Ender's Game series, K+, English, Sci-Fi & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 4/19, Bean, Ender W., H. Graff, M. Rackham
9 Water Elphaba's relationship with water began when she was just a few minutes old, when the midwife almost drowned her trying to scrub the green from her skin. It ended when she was twenty-four and pretended to die under the hand (well, bucket) of a teenager from Kansas. One-shot, tracing Elphaba's life through a series of interactions with water.
Wicked, K, English, Angst & Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 4/6/2019, Elphaba T., Frexspar, Glinda U., Nessarose T.
74A Way With Words » Jack discovers an abandoned and crippled five-year-old on the streets of New York. The boy, Jack discovers, is Deaf and mute. But he's never learned sign language and can't read, leaving him totally cut off from the rest of the world. Jack is determined to break down the wall blocking communication. But with everything the boy doesn't understand, it won't be easy. Deaf!Crutchie AU
Newsies, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 21k+, favs: 33, follows: 44, updated: 5/3/2018 published: 3/29/2018, Jack K., Crutchie
2The True King of Ithaca Odyssey drabble. Near the end of Odysseus' long absence, his son Prince Telemachus finally started to gain power, respect, and authority as the man of the house. But now Odysseus is back, seizing his power without a second thought, and Telemachus feels hopelessly ignored and disrespected. To him, there's only one way to proceed. Patricide isn't unheard of in archaic Greece.
Greek Mythology, T, English, Drama & Suspense, words: 1k+, 1/7/2018
24Night is When the Stars Shine Brightest » This is a story of the Refuge, of a desperate friendship formed in the bleakest of situations, and of a jailbreak that became about so much more than one boy. It's a story of the first life that Racetrack Higgins saved and the eternal friendship that resulted. "I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars." - Og Mandino
Newsies, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 11, follows: 14, updated: 12/8/2017 published: 12/1/2017, Race, Snyder, OC
5 Partner in Crime (Redux) Jesse Tuck spends a night at Treegap's annual traveling fair with a spunky eleven-year-old girl with flaming red hair and a mind far beyond her years. But this time it's not Winnie. "The girl turned when Jesse called Winnie's name, sunlight alighting on her freckles and sea-green eyes. But she just shook her head. 'That's my mother,' she called back. 'I'm Margaret. Her daughter.'"
Tuck Everlasting, K+, English, Friendship & Adventure, words: 5k+, favs: 18, follows: 7, 10/7/2017
5Someday *An exploration/expression of my feelings after a student suicide at my high school. Involves dark/traumatic content* After a Brooklyn newsie kills himself, Jack Kelly is left with a world in turmoil, including a traumatized Brooklyn leader. Jack never met the boy, but the death still hits him hard. And he knows for many grieving boys, it seems like it'll never get better.
Newsies, T, English, Tragedy & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 11, follows: 5, 10/3/2017, Jack K., Spot C., Romeo
11Wonderfully Irregular » Sherlock Holmes may be one of the toughest detectives around, but he's always had a soft spot for the best and the brightest of London's street urchins. A series of one-shots featuring several of the Baker Street Irregulars, following the canon of Doyle's original novels. **Reposted from my AO3 account, BuddingAuthor**
Sherlock Holmes, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 5, words: 20k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 8/26/2017