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Well written stories that do more than rehash game events and dialogue. Complex and believable protagonists and vivid portrayals of the companions who accompany them. Humor and tragedy. Romance and friendship. All that and more exists in these gathered pages. Enter and immerse yourself in the history of Ferelden and its heroes. Please note that self-submissions from authors are not accepted.

These Old Bones by Hahren Jezek reviews
"She still thinks he is a Good Boy. She still loves him, even though his joints ache and cause him pain. She still loves him, even though his ears do not hear like they used to, and even though he cannot run as long or as far. She still loves him, even though he is old and weary." An exploration of coping with old age and mortality from the perspective of Kael, Meran's Mabari.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,322 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/20/2015 - Published: 1/25/2015 - Zevran A., Mahariel, OC - Complete
Something Like Fellowship by bamftastik reviews
The party welcomes some guests to camp for the evening. Alistair gets a cooking lesson, Morrigan is confounded, Leliana is besotted and GOLEMS ARE NOT FOR RIDING. Also, run Legolas, run! ;D
Crossover - Lord of the Rings & Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,459 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 12 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Alistair - Complete
No More Heroes by bamftastik reviews
The Blight has not ended. Alistair departed during the Landsmeet and both Loghain and the Warden perished in the siege of Denerim. In its wake, the remaining companions undertake a search for a wandering drunk and the witch that could save them all.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 41,092 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 8/19/2011 - Published: 2/6/2011 - Leliana, Zevran A. - Complete
Never a Bride by mutive reviews
Cauthrien is horrified when Anora begs her to be her bridal attendant. However, nothing she does will let her escape something more terrifying than a battle – being forced to wear a fancy dress and attend a formal event.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,018 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/27/2010 - Anora, S. Cauthrien - Complete
Heart's Recovery by Piceron reviews
Once the Landsmeet is won, Alistair publicly rejects Talia Tabris. After the defeat of the archdemon, she must find a way to go on with her life. Will Alistair regain what he lost or will Ser Perth be the man to heal her broken heart?
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 79,490 - Reviews: 297 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 11/18/2010 - Published: 9/21/2010 - Tabris, S. Perth - Complete
30 Dragon by mackillian reviews
AU. Alistair isn't the only illegitimate son of King Maric. Where Eamon failed, the Couslands did not, and raised Maric's other son as their own.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 48 - Words: 270,484 - Reviews: 311 - Favs: 335 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 11/2/2010 - Published: 9/9/2010 - [Morrigan, Cousland] [Alistair, Leliana] - Complete
Wrath and the Maiden by ferasha reviews
Many years after the Blight, Alim Surana, Warden Commander of Ferelden and Arl of Amaranthine, calls his old friend Leliana, now adventurer in service of the Crown, to ask for one last favour.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,436 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Published: 9/26/2010 - Surana, Leliana - Complete
Advice for the King by SurelyForth reviews
Showing impaired judgement, King Alistair turns to Anders and Warden-Commander Ron Mahariel for advice on how he should handle his future queen's feisty advances. Prompt fill for BSN, rated T for suggestiveness.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,225 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/16/2010 - Anders, Alistair - Complete
The Long Way by Azzandra reviews
Between the point of departure and the destination there is the journey. Sten and Amell travel to Seheron. They meet plenty of trouble along the way. AU, started before DLC came out
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 43,009 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 1/16/2011 - Published: 1/5/2010 - Sten, Amell
Keystone by tjadis reviews
We know how it ended. But how did it begin?
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,431 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/12/2010 - Branka, Hespith - Complete
Stuck by Setrus reviews
Alistair and Morrigan, sitting in a cave, B-I-C-K-E-R-I-N-G.
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,363 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/11/2010 - Alistair, Morrigan - Complete
The Portrait by jenncgf reviews
Elissa finds a portrait in Amaranthine and buys it to show it to Nathaniel. Fluffy one-shot in answer to a BSN Nathaniel prompt: Nose.
Dragon Age - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,069 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/10/2010 - Cousland, Nathaniel H. - Complete
The Worst Templar by SurelyForth reviews
A chance meeting and a case of mistaken identity solidifies Alistair's place in the pantheon of templars. Written for a 60-minute prompt fill on the BSN.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,896 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/4/2010 - Alistair, Anders - Complete
Fireside Tales by Sandtigress reviews
They are the Dalish, keepers of the lost lore, last of the Elvhenan. This is the tale of their hero, who sought to save the world without losing herself in the process.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 77,568 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 12/4/2011 - Published: 4/13/2010 - Mahariel, Alistair
The Not So Secret Diaries of the Fifth Blight by JessicaJones reviews
Who knew the Warden's companions were such avid journal keepers? Inspired by the VSDs of Cassandra Claire, and purely silly.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,395 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 9 - Published: 7/7/2010 - Cousland - Complete
A Kingdom Filled With Cheese by Ladyamesindy reviews
What does a king do at a Landsmeet that drags on and on for hours? Dreams of cheese ... what else! Recipe included at the end.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,317 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/18/2010 - Alistair - Complete
Of Mages and Half templars by Sandtigress reviews
Anders discovers, much to his displeasure, that his new Warden-Commander is also a templar.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 904 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/1/2010 - Cousland, Anders - Complete
The Last Sacrifice by Addai reviews
The Wardens lose the Landsmeet vote.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,306 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 26 - Published: 8/29/2010 - Alistair, Cousland - Complete
The Luckiest Dusters in Orzammar by jenncgf reviews
This is the story of important times in Erna and Ragnar's life in Dust Town.
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,206 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/6/2010 - Complete
A New Kind of Bravery by phoenixarchive reviews
Facing darkspawn and almost certain death was one thing. Yet walking the roads of Ferelden without him would take a new kind of bravery entirely. Cous/Alistair; Cous/Teagan; Fergus/Alfstanna; Leliana/S.Gilmore; more pairings coming soon!
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 11 - Words: 65,320 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 2/12/2011 - Published: 3/25/2010 - Cousland, Teagan G.
Market Day by Windchime68 reviews
Anora is Queen of Ferelden, but her husband is not the man she thought he was. One-shot.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,718 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 19 - Published: 8/22/2010 - Anora - Complete
Threshold by Ravenia reviews
A Teagan/Surana Romance. After the Blight is ended, Alistair is king and Neria is no longer his lover. She finds friendship and love while helping Teagan deal with problems on his lands. Sequel "Crossing Over" to follow.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,191 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 8/6/2010 - Published: 7/16/2010 - Surana, Teagan G. - Complete
Avarice by mutive reviews
The most unforgivable act that Loghain commits is often considered his decision to sell the alienage elves into slavery. How could anyone do such a thing?
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,153 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/7/2010 - Loghain M. T., R. Howe - Complete
To Be a Mother by Night Hunter MGS reviews
Inspired by Erynnar's story "Soulmates" and in honor of Mother's Day, this is a look into the lives of the mothers and mother figures of Soulmates and Dragon Age, and explores just what it means to be a mother.
Dragon Age - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,563 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/9/2010 - Cousland, Alistair - Complete
The Lotus by Willowstead reviews
The Party takes a day to enjoy The Pearl's other business, a day spa called The Lotus. A gender divided party discusses why two certain Wardens haven't... well, you know. Please R&R.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,082 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/25/2010 - Published: 3/17/2010 - Cousland, Alistair - Complete
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