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Founder: The Statue - Stories: 155 - Followers: 4 - id: 9937
A collection of good stories, whether alternate universe stories, crossovers, really good characterizations, or alternate pairings. Stories worth a re-read (but not an expanded favorites list!). Stories must either be very well-written or just plain innovative. Archive is edited for quality/content control periodically.

Chosen by steelcrash reviews
After his superior is proven untrustworthy, Hot Rod is trusted with an important mission. Companion piece to "Temerity" and "Consequences." 2007 movie universe.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,551 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Published: 4/1/2009 - Hot Rod - Complete
The Warlock's Quickening by AntaresTheEighthPleiade reviews
Merlin might have come to Camelot to master his magic, not to end the Purge, but he's not going to sit idly by while his kin suffer. Oh no. Whether it's releasing a chained dragon, smuggling sorcerers out of the city, or trying to change Arthur's mind, he's fighting back. Now. Series rewrite beginning after 1X02 featuring Proactive!Merlin. AU.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 36 - Words: 139,790 - Reviews: 701 - Favs: 674 - Follows: 679 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 6/5/2014 - Complete
Comparing Notes II by Ocianne reviews
The first international Kid heist in nine years is taking place in Denver... but things never go the way you plan. DCMK crossover with The Magnificent Seven. Sequel to Comparing Notes.
Crossover - Magnificent Seven & Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,539 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 3/30/2011 - Published: 3/24/2009 - Ezra S., Kaito K., Saguru H. - Complete
Link to Reality by Queen of Corners reviews
Reboot of ALfheim Arc. After everything they'd been through in SAO, Kirito and Asuna find themselves trapped in yet another virtual reality setting. This time, however, they don't quite know the requirements for getting out.
Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 29 - Words: 222,189 - Reviews: 390 - Favs: 880 - Follows: 547 - Updated: 6/27/2014 - Published: 1/13/2014 - Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y. - Complete
Time to Put Your Galleons Where Your Mouth Is by Tsume Yuki reviews
Harry had never been able to comprehend a sibling relationship before, but he always thought he'd be great at it. Until, as Master of Death, he's reborn one Turais Rigel Black, older brother to Sirius and Regulus. (Rebirth/time travel and Master of Death Harry)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 46,303 - Reviews: 2393 - Favs: 10,314 - Follows: 4,019 - Updated: 1/14/2015 - Published: 8/11/2014 - Harry P., Sirius B., Regulus B., Walburga B. - Complete
Black Sky by Umei no Mai reviews
When you're a Black, you're a Black and nobody gets to hold all the cards except you. Not a Dark Lord with a grudge, not a Headmaster with a prophecy and certainly not the world's most influential Mafia Family... Dorea is as much a Black as a Potter and she is not about to let anybody walk over her! A Fem!Harry story. Slow Build.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Katekyo Hitman Reborn! - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 125 - Words: 477,316 - Reviews: 5819 - Favs: 3,587 - Follows: 3,628 - Updated: 15h - Published: 10/1/2014 - [Xanxus, Harry P.] Luna L., Varia
Thrower of the Dart by Vathara reviews
Avengers. Artemis Fowl. AU for something that could have happened instead of book 6...
Crossover - Artemis Fowl & Avengers - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 105,632 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 1,066 - Follows: 349 - Published: 5/6/2015 - Artemis F., Holly S., Iron Man/Tony S., Agent Phil Coulson - Complete
Plum Blossoms of a Past Winter by Waffles Risa reviews
When Ichigo and Rukia are spun decades into the past thanks to one of Urahara's experiments, how will they face the people that are close to them, but who suddenly seem like strangers? And along the way, they may discover long-hidden feelings for the person nearest to them... Set a year after the date of Rukia's adoption. Features Kaien, Byakuya, Ukitake, Captain!Isshin. IchiRuki.
Bleach - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 97,930 - Reviews: 634 - Favs: 987 - Follows: 502 - Updated: 10/8/2013 - Published: 6/17/2013 - Ichigo K., Rukia K. - Complete
Protector by Thethuthinnang reviews
BtVS.Kingdom of Heaven. She knew that was her sword.
Buffy X-overs - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,567 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 3/16/2008 - Published: 9/22/2007 - Complete
Change of Fate by Vathara reviews
On the planet of Corellia, Kayaba released Old Republic Online... just before the Clone Wars...
Crossover - Star Wars & Sword Art Online/ソードアート・オンライン - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 10 - Words: 55,474 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 623 - Follows: 247 - Published: 5/20/2014 - Bail O., Stormtroopers, Kirito/Kazuto K., Asuna/Asuna Y. - Complete
Just go ahead, Admiral by Tonyandtheboys reviews
Oh how he regretted he'd said those words. Gaila's last moments on the Farragut were recorded, and now, Captain J.T Kirk's crew is watching them. "And he's a warrior. You'll see, he'll do it. He'll pull us through this."- Now complete with Tarsus IV !
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 19,161 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 322 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 12/4/2013 - Published: 8/28/2012 - J. Kirk, Gaila, L. McCoy/Bones, N. Uhura - Complete
The Dragon King's Temple by Kryal reviews
The spite of the spirits opened a door better left untouched. On the other hand, with Fire and Earth as one's allies, sometimes escaping is the easy part.
Crossover - Stargate: SG-1 & Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 212,762 - Reviews: 1194 - Favs: 1,690 - Follows: 818 - Updated: 9/10/2013 - Published: 12/27/2011 - Complete
Genesis by beamirang reviews
A Captain is all things to all people. Jim is running on fumes, and it takes more than good luck and nerves of steel to be the leader the crew of the Enterprise need.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,616 - Reviews: 233 - Favs: 1,202 - Follows: 363 - Updated: 12/20/2012 - Published: 6/4/2011 - J. Kirk - Complete
Cheated Hearts by oneperfectfit reviews
Kel comes back from the Yamani Islands to an arranged marriage.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,518 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 36 - Published: 8/27/2010 - Raoul, Kelandry - Complete
The Most Powerful Piece on the Board by Raliena reviews
After eighteen months of living with Sherlock, John knows how to spot a tail. After two tours in Afghanistan, John knows how to spot a sniper.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,001 - Reviews: 244 - Favs: 954 - Follows: 295 - Updated: 8/16/2012 - Published: 8/9/2012 - John W. - Complete
Disintegration by Ryne42 reviews
An AU of 4x07 in which Agravaine successfully kills Gaius. Dark!Merlin. Rated T for descriptions of violence.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,092 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 42 - Published: 11/15/2012 - Merlin - Complete
In Media Res by MoonMargaret reviews
In the beginning, he was trapped. In the end, he would be free or he would be dead. But for Merlin, the secret sorcerer, and for Arthur, the king who doesn't understand, being stuck in the middle is the worst place to be. And yet, at least they are not stuck alone. * A series of one-shot reveal fics* *Can all be read separately*
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 58,181 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 560 - Follows: 322 - Updated: 1/30/2013 - Published: 9/26/2012 - Merlin, Arthur - Complete
A Fresh Perspective by dr4g0ngrl reviews
De-aged!Merlin, Caring!Arthur, Caring!Knights, Reveal!Fic. If that doesn't say it all, Merlin is turned into a child by ex-druids bent on raising "Emrys" to be their weapon to free magic. Plot is actually just an excuse to write Merlin-as-a-kid fluff. SPOILERS for S4. Set during S4, after episode #whatever, when Elyan is ... you know.
Merlin - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,562 - Reviews: 582 - Favs: 2,640 - Follows: 746 - Updated: 11/26/2012 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Merlin - Complete
After Ealdor by finn1013 reviews
There's a fine line between good and evil, and Merlin wonders if he's crossed it. Angst. Missing scenes from 4.13, or AU within the episode itself. No slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 36,867 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 540 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 7/31/2012 - Published: 5/18/2012 - Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere, Gaius - Complete
Revenge of the Jedi by Peradan reviews
After the escape from Cloud City, Vader keeps plotting against the Emperor and trying to get Luke to help him, Leia gets drawn into the plight of the surviving Alderaanians, Han hangs on Jabba's wall, and Luke leaves the squadron to be a full-time Jedi.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 63,266 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 11/21/2011 - Published: 10/10/2011 - Luke S., Anakin Skywalker - Complete
Thaw by boogima reviews
After an unfortunate mishap has forced Elizabeth Bennet to marry a certain haughty gentleman from Derbyshire, she writes letters to her sister Jane, trying to come to terms with her new role as a wife and the Mistress of Pemberley. Regency E&D, Complete.
Pride and Prejudice - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 28,108 - Reviews: 461 - Favs: 686 - Follows: 446 - Updated: 9/20/2012 - Published: 8/24/2011 - Complete
Mono by Della19 reviews
He kisses her like it's the end of the world. And then he dies, and it is, and Peggy starts counting the years in terms of A.S. After Steve. And then she gets to 5 A.S and realizes she hasn't aged a day, and it occurs to her that kiss might have been more important than she thought. Captain America and the Avengers movies fic, Peggy/Steve and a happy ending.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,988 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 40 - Published: 7/11/2012 - Captain America/Steve R. - Complete
The Turks' Way by LunaStorm reviews
If Sephiroth can be manipulated by the stuff in the ShinRa Mansion library, Vincent'll make sure that he's manipulated in the right direction. And while he's at it... well... he might as well, mightn't he?
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 22,869 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 1,328 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 8/16/2012 - Published: 7/3/2012 - Vincent V. - Complete
Anabasis by Fialleril reviews
Eight months ago, Darth Vader turned on his master in order to save his secret wife. Now, he lives as a prisoner in the Jedi temple. But he finds himself with a most unlikely ally: Jedi Master Yan Dooku. Very AU. Interlude: Anamnesis now up!
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 33,411 - Reviews: 239 - Favs: 413 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 3/29/2009 - Published: 8/26/2006 - Anakin Skywalker, Padmé Amidala
Gently Gently by Billie Jukes reviews
Still waters run deep. The most timid of people can have surprising strength just below the surface. And sometimes the boy next door just might be out of this world.TakagiSato
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,488 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 9/18/2009 - Published: 5/9/2007 - W. Takagi
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