1 Double Shift Persephone gets sick up top the summer after Orpheus changed everything, and an extremely worried Hades heads to Demeter's abode to help her get well. Meanwhile, in Hadestown, a tall worker named Zagreus is handed the proverbial keys to the kingdom and must fill in for his boss until he gets back.
Hadestown, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/28/2020, Hades, Persephone, Eurydice, Factory Workers
1 Eye for an Eye The problem with walking out of the Underworld was that, despite Orpheus's best efforts, it stayed with him. Hades considers this a fair trade.
Hadestown, K+, English, Supernatural & Drama, words: 618, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/24/2020, Hades, Orpheus
Let Sleeping Gods Lie An exhausted, cranky Zagreus is finally able to get some much-needed shut-eye, but a cutting comment from earlier plus an idle quill pen is too much mischief for Hypnos to handle. As his next escape attempt begins, a question slowly forms in Zagreus's mind-why is everyone staring at him like that? Based on a Tumblr comic by dead-outside.
Hades, K+, English, Humor & Suspense, words: 4k+, favs: 1, 12/21/2020, Hades, Hypnos, Theseus, Zagreus
1 Vintage Persephone's speakeasy housed premium vintages of the world up top, of summer sunshine and autumn winds, of the moon and stars above and the fertile soil below. But the ones sealed in the back, never opened, contained her memories of better times.
Hadestown, K+, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, 12/19/2020, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice
That Town'll Try to Suck You Dry Orpheus wasn't the first to enter Hadestown while living, but he was the first to walk out again.
Hadestown, T, English, Horror & Angst, words: 831, 12/13/2020, Hades, Factory Workers
1 Lyre, Liar The Lord of the Underworld keeps a lyre in his vault, and the Lady a red carnation in her hair. Or, the 'Hades is Orpheus but older' meme taken literally.
Hadestown, K+, English, Angst & Drama, words: 1k+, 12/8/2020, Hades, Persephone, Orpheus, Eurydice
The Thing with Feathers Hope is the thing with feathers, so they say, and insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. To Hermes, they are one and the same.
Hadestown, K+, English, Tragedy & Angst, words: 652, 12/3/2020, Hermes, The Fates
Lady Lovelylocks and the Enchanted Island When Lady Lovelylocks discovers a map to the Enchanted Island and a mermaid maiden in need of help, she, Maiden Fairhair, and Maiden Curlycrown are delighted to make new friends in Maidens Goldenwaves and Mistycurls. Unfortunately, the jealous Duchess Ravenwaves isn't far behind, with a plan to finally obtain Lady's hair. Can friends old and new save the day?
Lady Lovelylocks and the Pixietails, K+, English, Friendship & Adventure, words: 7k+, 11/10/2020
3 Dangerous Game The Prince has been captured by the Mages without a fight, and is set for execution the following day. Priest Seto is disappointed, until he realizes the long, dangerous game his rival has planned. Forbidden Memories AU.
Yu-Gi-Oh, K+, English, Drama & Suspense, words: 847, 11/9/2020, Atem, Heishin/Slysheen, Set
1 Heart's Desire When Cinderella learns that she is unable to have children, it seems her dreams of a royal family are shattered. But when she learns the kingdom's children are in dire need of help and love, her heart's desire may not be lost after all. Post-Cinderella 2 and 3.
Cinderella, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 3, 11/2/2020, Cinderella, King, Prince Charming
13 Memories Enfolded Between the bustle of the Origami Festival and the chaos of King Olly's attack, Princess Peach regretted not getting to know Olivia. Once the dust had settled, she decided to retrace Mario and Olivia's journey from beginning to end, enfolding the memories made in her heart. Set after Paper Mario: The Origami King. Contains spoilers for the entire game!
Mario, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 27, follows: 6, 7/23/2020, Peach, Olly, Olivia, Bobby
2 To Shine With the Sticker Comet shattered to pieces and the Royal Stickers missing, Kersti has her non-existent hands full with the mess and is always ready to speak her mind, like it or not. Through her journeys with Mario, the sticker fairy learns the meaning of heroism, growth, and what it means to shine. Set during Paper Mario: Sticker Star.
Mario, K+, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 4k+, favs: 5, 6/23/2020, Mario, Peach, Bowser, Kersti
2 Indebted "I owe you one, Bakura," he'd said as the spirit saved him from a lethal fall. Tristan wouldn't realize the mistake he'd made until much, much later. Post-series.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Supernatural & Suspense, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 5/21/2020, H. Honda/Tristan T., Yami Bakura
4 Drained Being held captive is nothing new for Princess Peach, but the black paint coating Bowser, and his unspoken plans, are instinctively alarming and begging to be investigated. What Peach finds is terrifying in scope and ambition, and soon Mario may be her-and the world's-only hope of survival. Set during Paper Mario: Color Splash.
Mario, K+, English, Suspense & Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 7, 2/22/2020, Mario, Peach, Bowser, Roy Koopa
5 Fractures After the island, Yugi and the Pharaoh try their best to return to normal, but a year and a half of separation, anxiety, and crushing fear may leave fractures too deep to repair completely. Based on Bellamy-Taft's fanfic "Glass" and will make the most sense if you read that first.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 1/5/2020, Pegasus C./M. Pegasus, Yami Yūgi, Yūgi M., Cyndia/Cecelia P.
1 The Worthy Heir Noah Kaiba wanders into the Faerie King Dartz's forest with a goal in mind: to claim the King's unearthly power by whatever means necessary. The forest contains many dangers, and the King is a greater danger still, but the greatest threat may be the one thing Noah overlooked in his studies.
Yu-Gi-Oh, T, English, Fantasy & Suspense, words: 6k+, 11/15/2019, Dartz, Gozaburo K., Noa K./Noah K., Raphael
3 Until the End Fresh off his victory in the Alola Pokemon League, Ash runs into a familiar trio of Rockets who want to congratulate his win. With a game-changing event behind them, it isn't long before Ash and Team Rocket contemplate the future as well.
Pokémon, K, English, Friendship & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 17, follows: 6, 10/13/2019, Ash K./Satoshi, Jessie/Musashi, James/Kojirō, Meowth/Nyarth
Wishing for Love Mrs. O'Malley has run her orphanage for a long time, but poor PJ has yet to be adopted. One night, she learns through the Wishing Star of PJ's destiny to save Twinkle Town with the power of love...but not what the magic's price might be. Based on the PJ Sparkles cartoon.
Misc. Cartoons, K, English, Fantasy & Drama, words: 1k+, 10/8/2019
2 Readiness and Revenge Just because you're ready for the boss of Team Rocket doesn't mean you're ready for his guards. Oneshot based on an incident in a Nuzlocke of Pokemon Blue. Originally posted in 2014; now revised and updated!
Pokémon, T, English, Tragedy, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 4/23/2019, Giovanni/Sakaki, Red, Team Rocket
1 In A Moment Just after Pokemon Live, Mewtwo and MechaMew2 discuss themselves, their actions, and what it means to live. Originally posted in 2014; now revised and updated!
Pokémon, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 452, 4/23/2019, Mewtwo, MechaMew2