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Simply the best fan fiction this site has to offer! Don't want to browse sections endlessly searching for the good ones? All pairings, all fandoms, all characters, all ratings. Every story here is chosen for exceptional plot, prose, and writing style. Feel free to recommend!
Leave It to Beavers
by Erestor reviews
A concussed elfprince, a bored ranger of the north, and a disgruntled beaver are pitted against each other in a battle of... well, not wits, in this case. Forest fires rage, tomatoes hurtle through the air, and Erestor really couldn't care less. A parody.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,756 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/30/2007 - Published: 7/23/2007 - Aragorn, Legolas - Complete
On the Wings of the Storm
by Lialathuveril reviews
The year before the Ring War, Princess Lothiriel of Dol Amroth is sent to Rohan by her father to seek shelter from the storm brewing in Mordor. There she meets Éomer, Third Marshal of the Riddermark. Unfortunately they do not hit it off...at first
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 128,345 - Reviews: 1279 - Favs: 955 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 2/16/2009 - Published: 3/11/2008 - Lothíriel, Eomer - Complete
Tu Salus Fidelium
by Petit Parapluie reviews
A tentative first attempt:The Court of Jerusalem, raddled with intrigue and tainted with secrets, as seen through the eyes of a reluctant pilgrim.Possibly AU as it develops.
Kingdom of Heaven - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 145,096 - Reviews: 186 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 2/11/2015 - Published: 1/18/2008
We Three Kings
by Jael the Scribe reviews
Set in the Not Fade Away storyverse, a tale for the holiday season. In winter, Thranduil and two companions spend the night in a stable.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,795 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 40 - Published: 12/15/2007 - Legolas - Complete
by Jael the Scribe reviews
Now go to your wife. Take her to her parents and make it right with them, as a man should . . . To placate his new inlaws, Thranduil undergoes a strange Avorren ceremony. Thranduil, Original characters. Adult content.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,926 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 7/11/2007 - Published: 7/7/2007 - Complete
A Mary Sue Alphabet
by Irony-chan reviews
A's for Amanda Our hero's twin sister Got lost as a baby and Gosh, how he missed her...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 2754 - Favs: 6,848 - Follows: 511 - Published: 1/12/2005 - Complete
Blue Sun Job
by Guildsister reviews
Mal and Zoe decide to rob the Blue Sun treasury. The job strains and reveals their relationship and past.
Firefly - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 170,035 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/2/2005 - Published: 10/26/2005 - Mal, Zoe W. - Complete
Never Speak Nor Sing
by Claudi007 reviews
Early in the First Age, Glorfindel arrives in Fingolfin's court at Eithel Sirion with one purpose in mind: to find his father. Warnings for implied incest and dark AU themes. Slash: Fingon:Glorfindel, Fingon:Maedhros, Fingolfin:Oropher.
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 49,305 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/9/2007 - Complete
by ChristineX reviews
Snape discovers the existence of a magically gifted young woman who never received an invitation to Hogwarts. But as the final confrontation with Voldemort approaches, can Snape protect her from those around her...including himself? Epilogue DH spoilers.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 119,588 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 7/25/2007 - Published: 6/24/2006 - Severus S., OC - Complete
Hunger For Me
by Thyme In Her Eyes reviews
It is not love or lust that drives him, but hunger... Eowyn alone, in dark contemplation of the man who haunts her steps.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,248 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/12/2007 - Eowyn, Grima W. - Complete
by Toggin reviews
(Chicago) The hazards of betting in prison. F/F
Misc. Movies - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,468 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/18/2003
All We Have to Sell
by Yvi reviews
The other cancan girls and how they came to be there. If I ever finish this, there’ll be a chapter for each one, not including the Four Whores. [recently edited]
Moulin Rouge - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,985 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/8/2004 - Published: 3/12/2003
by The Sugarfaerie reviews
Don't drop your guard, Luna. Don't look away. Keep watching. Keep being the good lookout. Luna during the war. Mild DH spoilers.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 877 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/7/2007 - Luna L. - Complete
Lost to the Sea: a Prince's Tale
by The Quell reviews
Legolas is distraught and disillusioned in the wake of his mother's death. But further troubles await him and his kin...complex love triangles, bitter family disputes, and the horrors of war.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 30,467 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 8/30/2007 - Published: 6/26/2007 - Legolas
Crossing the Bar
by Honorat reviews
Norrington has a decision to make. In the process memories of the past are dredged up. Every once in awhile, I have to write some raving sailing. Norrington has finally got the Black Pearl trapped. Jack is bound to do something crazy, but will it be the last thing he does?
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 156,550 - Reviews: 324 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 12/12/2012 - Published: 11/23/2005 - Capt. Jack Sparrow, James N.
by Celebrianna1 reviews
The war of the ring is over and now friends must say goodbye to each other. This story explores the lives of Arwen and Aragorn and five original heroines -Melénya, Nessa, Arien, Rien and Vana- through tragedy, honor, love, and loss.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,433 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 9/7/2009 - Published: 2/13/2006 - Aragorn, Legolas, Arwen U., Elrohir
To Give Hope
by peredhil lover reviews
COMPLETE. To give hope to her people, a young widow must face many changes and learn to relinquish her greatest treasure. Gilraen, Elrond, the twins, young Aragorn, Glorfindel.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,179 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 10/25/2007 - Published: 3/11/2007 - Elrond, Aragorn - Complete
Okay, NOW Panic!
by boz4PM reviews
This is the sequel to Don't Panic! We follow Penny as she journeys with Elrond and Arwen south to Minas Tirith, via Lothlorien and Edoras. She thought Bree and Imladris were bad? She ain't seen nothing yet.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 60 - Words: 465,490 - Reviews: 2437 - Favs: 1,548 - Follows: 538 - Updated: 9/13/2008 - Published: 4/10/2004 - Complete
by boz4PM reviews
Penny is panicking. Where is she? How did she get here? How is she going to get home and whose backside will she kick first when she does? A woman lost in Middle Earth wearing only her pyjamas. This can't be good... (STRONG language; NOT a M-Sue)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 136,860 - Reviews: 1337 - Favs: 2,168 - Follows: 426 - Updated: 3/27/2004 - Published: 1/17/2004
Lost To The Night
by Esther-Channah reviews
Sequel to Locked Inside the Facade. Bruce languishes in Arkham while Dick wears the Batsuit.
Batman - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 130,866 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 2/11/2008 - Published: 11/9/2006 - Bruce W./Batman, Richard G./Nightwing - Complete
by MinnKota reviews
Only in their dreams can some men be free. What does Severus Snape dream? And what would he endure to make it a reality?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 128,574 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 8/23/2007 - Published: 2/19/2007 - Severus S., OC - Complete
A New Beginning
by Kayley Taylor reviews
Not your typical Jack and Will to the future story, as you'll see find as the trilogy goes on. JackOC, WillOC, No Mary Sues! Takes place right after DMC. Formerly known as The Two Of Us.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 60 - Words: 111,704 - Reviews: 584 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 7/20/2007 - Published: 4/29/2007 - Complete
After It Rains
by pot kettle black reviews
Hermione and Draco accidentally fall back in time while escaping a Death Eater initiation. In the future, Hogwarts is invaded by Voldemort for its own good? Features personable Slytherins, too much plotting, HGTR, DMHG, comedy, drama, and boyBlaise fun
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 23 - Words: 97,596 - Reviews: 245 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 1/3/2009 - Published: 7/21/2004 - Tom R. Jr., Hermione G.
In the Hands of the Enemy
by meckinock reviews
When the Enemy sets a trap for Aragorn, Halbarad and Gandalf join forces to rescue him from a mysterious foe.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 56,826 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/4/2006 - Published: 12/22/2005 - Aragorn, Halbarad - Complete
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by Legolass Q reviews
COMPLETE. Winner of MC Award for Story of the Year. The greatest of kings is overwhelmed by the weight of responsibility and the greatest of friendships is threatened by an unexpected challenge emerging from the shadows of the past.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 43 - Words: 153,460 - Reviews: 923 - Favs: 636 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 6/23/2005 - Published: 1/23/2005 - Legolas, Aragorn - Complete