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Diamonds in the Rough - The Best of RA Fanfiction
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Founder: Elfpen - Stories: 25 - Followers: 1 - id: 56487
Too lazy to sort through all the chaff to find the good stories? Well, lucky for you, there are some obsessed fans like me who read pretty much everything that comes into the Ranger's Apprentice archive. Here are some hand-picked, well-written, enjoyable stories that I've found along the way. No slash, no 'M' ratings.

Will's Confession by Lady Maeror reviews
"A letter wouldn't suffice. No, Will had to ride to Redmont, and personally tell Alyss he loved her." Basically my version of what Will does at the end of Book 6. Will/Alyss. Oneshot. R&R. No Flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,115 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/17/2010 - Alyss, Will - Complete
Second Best by Lady Maeror reviews
"To be completely honest, I think she'd be much happier with you." "Is that how you really feel?" A small heart-to-heart between Horace and Will. No slash.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,176 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/17/2010 - Will, Horace - Complete
At Knife Point by Lady Maeror reviews
Horace seriously considers using his sword to cut his hair, and Cassie vehemently protests. Small, fluffy oneshot. R&R. No Flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,285 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/26/2010 - Horace, Cassandra/Evanlyn - Complete
Enlightened by Lady Maeror reviews
Gilan-centric, in which he wonders how Will achieved something that he couldn't. It seems this Ranger still has some growing to do. R&R. No Flames. Not Slash.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 2,621 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/3/2010 - Gilan - Complete
Harmony by Lady Maeror reviews
"His time in Battleschool had given him a strong sense of duty, and personal feelings came second." Cassie's trying to shift the balance in their relationship, but Horace isn't responding. Or is he? Prequel to Majesty.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,035 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/26/2010 - Published: 10/9/2010 - Cassandra/Evanlyn, Horace - Complete
Warm My Heart by Lady Maeror reviews
"Loyalty to Araluen comes before loyalty to anything else." When Gilan takes on Halt's advice and becomes cold to those around him, neglect other Rangers, he finds one person who still manages to warm his heart. Jenny/Gilan. R&R. No flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 32,198 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 2/8/2011 - Published: 9/16/2009 - Jenny, Gilan
Anarchy by Lady Maeror reviews
With Duncan's unexpected death, Cassie's world begins to crumble. But she isn't alone, her friends are there to investigate and solve the mystery, while Horace can't help but wonder if she wants them to. Horace/Cass, Will/Alyss and other cannon pairings.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,116 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 3/1/2011 - Published: 5/27/2010 - Cassandra/Evanlyn, Horace
Those Defining Moments by Lady Maeror reviews
Ten different stories that explore different Ranger's Apprentice characters. Simple one-shots about remembering those left behind, being true to one's self, and moving forward. For once, no romance! R&R, No Flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,882 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 11/8/2010 - Published: 9/7/2010
Illustrious by Lady Maeror reviews
Chronological oneshots of King Duncan through the ages. Pre, Present and Post Series. R&R. No Flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,285 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/8/2010 - Published: 10/10/2010 - King Duncan
Majesty by Lady Maeror reviews
Horace and Cassie finally agree that they are going to be together, in public. The problem is proving it to everyone else. And how will Horace cope with being the future King? Horace/Cassie, Will/Alyss, Jenny/Gilan.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 31,423 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 6/10/2013 - Published: 6/12/2010 - Cassandra/Evanlyn, Horace
Pebble in the Pond by Lady Maeror reviews
On the night of Will's birth, his mother survives. What will the consequences of Will growing up with a parent, without the Ward? And would he ever be apprenticed to Halt? R&R. No flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,789 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 11/15/2010 - Published: 9/21/2010 - Will
Fragments of Memories by Lady Maeror reviews
Oneshots between Will/Alyss as well as other couples from the books. Friendships and romances as well as other minor themes. No flames. R&R.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,766 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 11/27/2010 - Published: 5/11/2010 - Will, Alyss
Ordinary by Lady Maeror reviews
Not all of us can be heroes, but perhaps its enough to know we're needed. Oneshot with Other Characters. No flames.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 764 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/10/2010 - Complete
Surprises by Gun toten Girly reviews
Reflecting back, he supposed he'd known all along they were going to be master and apprentice. All it took was fifteen years to confirm it. -Collection of Oneshots-
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,103 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 20 - Published: 1/28/2010 - Halt, Will
Midwinter Cocoa by The Book Thief reviews
Will's first Midwinter Solstice as a Ranger's Apprentice. Short and fluffy.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,628 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/23/2009 - Complete
First Watch by Death-God-777 reviews
It's Halt's turn for first watch. As he does so, he muses about Will and the relationship they share. Parental!HaltWill. One-shot.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,922 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 20 - Published: 12/9/2009 - Halt, Will - Complete
Halt's Promise by Obi the Kid reviews
Takes place right after the end of Book 2. Halt deals with losing Will.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,994 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/1/2009 - Complete
Morning by flaminglake reviews
Just something random. No real plot. When Will was in skandia.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,255 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/15/2009 - Complete
Coffee by Obi the Kid reviews
Halt and Will run out of coffee.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,906 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/26/2009 - Complete
Halt's Bug by Obi the Kid reviews
Halt’s come down with a virus during the Gathering. He’s in denial.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,555 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/19/2009 - Complete
Compassion by Obi the Kid reviews
Towards the end of Will’s first year as an apprentice, the arrival of the Winter Festival holiday brings with it a giving of a gift to help the emotional pain of a friend. A story to celebrate the spirit of the holidays.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,667 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/28/2008 - Complete
The Gift of Loss by Obi the Kid reviews
Halt deals with the loss of one close to him. I invented a little Halt background of my own on this one.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,321 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Published: 11/25/2008 - Complete
Cold Fear by Obi the Kid reviews
Will has lost his nerve, but why?
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,710 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/18/2008 - Complete
Their Own by Obi the Kid reviews
Halt and Will are concerned for one of their own.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,315 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/7/2008 - Complete
Home by Obi the Kid reviews
Ranger's Apprentice fan fic. Takes place after Halt and Horace are reunited with Will and Evanlyn in the beginning of book 4. Will comes to terms with the recent past.
Ranger's Apprentice - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,047 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/1/2008 - Complete