coalstewart asked for the everlark prompt: “you’ve been sleeping at mine because your house is being renovated and we aren’t even dating, yet every time you wake up to the baby crying and sigh, “i’ll go” i feel like we might as well be married.”

Rated M


“I can’t thank you enough,” Katniss says in greeting, her normally reserved expression easing into one of gratitude and apology. “Seriously, you’re our hero.”

Peeta laughs, his white teeth flashing in the late afternoon sunlight. He stands from the porch swing and leans over the railing to smile down at them.

“Oh, please. I should be thanking you and Maisy.” He holds out his hands, and the baby hanging from Katniss’ hip reaches up for him with eager fingers, her eyes wide and luminous. A gummy grin stretches across Maisy’s small face when Peeta pulls her into his arms. “I would just be hanging out here all alone, watching Saved by the Bell reruns on Netflix.”

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Coming Home

Word Count: 7,953
Pairing: Bechloe

Beca sighed as she looked around her new apartment. The early morning sun illuminated the dust floating through the empty air. Piles of boxes towered over her small frame. Unsure of where to start, she glanced at the clock sitting on the floor. 9:17 am. Chloe left to arrange a pickup for their new couch over an hour ago. What was taking so long? Frustrated, she picked up her phone and instinctively dialed Chloe’s number— straight to voicemail.

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For the Love of Holl...Hollendaise

Because gail-shark and several anons demanded a sequel to For the Love of Doughnuts I felt compelled to write this.

Gail dramatically dropped her head to her crossed arms on her desk and groaned. Ever since they had pulled over an erratic driver and found out that he was on the top ten most wanted list her day had gone to shit. You wouldn’t believe the amount of paperwork required to process a guy that had nineteen warrants out for his arrest. She peeked over the top of her forearms to look at the clock. It was already twenty minutes past the end of her shift and the mountain paperwork in front of her mocked her, she knew that it was going to be a late night.

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Imagine Dean waiting outside your motel after an argument...

“No! Screw you!” You shouted, slamming the door shut on Dean’s shocked face.

“Y/N! Just hear me out!” The voice on the other side said.

“I think you’ve said enough, don’t you? Goodbye Dean.”

~ 2 hours later ~

So maybe you had been a little brash. Dean had been out of line, that was certain, but your reaction probably worsened things. It wasn’t unusual for you to disagree with the brothers, but normally a few sarcastic comments and an awkward silence and you got over it.

Closing down you laptop, you walked to the door, making sure to lock it behind you. You had taken no more than 10 steps before you heard him.

“Y/N?” Dean’s voice drifted over from the steps.

“Look, I-”

“I know you don’t want to see me but I’m sorry, I shouldn’t have said that.” He avoided eye contact with you until the last moment.

“I’m sorry too, it just struck a nerve.”

“I know,” he said, before taking a deep breath, “drinks are on me tonight, if you want?”


i promised i’d make a list of my favourite fics and i’m not one to go back on my promises, so here we are! this is going to be divided into categories, and since i’ve gotten some input from other people on twitter, i’ll mark my personal favourites with a “!”. if there’s enough interest i’ll add cs and oq fics, but right now we’re sticking with swanqueen. okay, let’s get started.


most fic is somewhat AU but this list is the super AU where-the-hell-did-that-come-from type if you know what i’m sayin

! Flight SQAO16

“Emma Swan has recently taken a job with Crown Airlines working in the first class cabin flying from New York to London. Regina Mills is a literal high-flying business executive with terrible social skills. Alternative Universe, no curse, no magic, no Storybrooke. Slowburn SwanQueen.”

! Letters from War

“Emma is a soldier on reserve in Fort Benning. Regina is the Mayor of Storybrooke. Through a pen pal program designed to ease the ache of homesick soldiers, Emma and Regina begin sending letters to one another as their relationship grows from cordial acquaintance to something neither woman would have expected - until the letters stop coming.”

! Popcorn Love

“Regina is a successful businesswoman and wonderful parent, but her love life is lacking. She agrees to a string of blind dates set up by her friend Kathryn on the condition that the blonde find her a babysitter. Enter Emma Swan. After each date, Regina returns home only to complain to Emma about her suitors. As they bond, Regina realizes that Emma has all the qualities she desires.”

! The Princess and the Prisoner

“Young Princess Emma grew up on tales of the Evil Queen. When she, as a child, discovers Regina is captive in her Castle’s dungeon, she begins visiting her in secret. Regina indulges Emma’s curiosity and grows to love the child immensely, a love which grows and evolves as Emma ages, eventually developing into a romance, which could finally grant her freedom from her magical prison.” and the elusive FTL AU makes it’s first appearance on my list. i think i might have cried over this.

A Million Tiny Little Things

“emma swan doesn’t seem like the kind of person you’d leave in charge of your kids, but somehow she’s landed the job of nannying the mayor’s son. no matter her rebellious streak, she’s more than a little concerned that she’s breaking the cardinal rule of nannydom: do not, do not, start sleeping with your employer.” was there a nanny trope? there is now. tropes abound, cute as hell. bonus points for emma calling mayor mills “dude”

Of Love and Loathing

“‘I have been sleeping with someone,’ Regina began tentatively, an acute awareness that once she said the words out loud that the madness behind her highly unorthodox situation became all the more real, ‘whom I absolutely loathe.’” i didn’t know whether to put this in AU or canon divergence so here it is

! The Art of Being Extraordinary

“Henry, age 23, decides to give the crowd what they want, what they really want. A story. So he tells them the only one he knows: the greatest love story of all time, and it just so happens, that this love story is his mothers’. Henry’s on and off POV.” this. fucking. story. reading this felt like getting injected with pure, unadulterated happiness and immediately being tied to the back of a jeep and dragged though hell. you might need tissues.

! Aut Vincere Aut Mori

“AU fic set in ancient Rome. Regina, a Vestal priestess, crosses paths with a mysterious gladiator. Suddenly, her life is not quite the same. Historical!Swan Queen.” are you someone who can’t stand historically inaccurate historical!swan queen? this is the fic for you. bang, bitch. this is the shit.

Beyond the Walls (I Saw a Prince)

“Post-midseason finale, one year later. An amnesiac Henry returns to his grandparents’ castle in the Enchanted Forest, where he quickly grows fascinated with the mysterious sorceress who’s training his mother in magic– and who’s the one person in the castle he’s forbidden to ever meet.” what’s that? another FTL AU? hell fucking yeah.

Too Soon

“Regina Mills is perfectly happy being Mayor of a town filled with the constant suffering of people she hates. She does not need some pregnant delinquent messing everything up. Emma Swan comes to Storybrooke at 18 not 28.” i don’t care what anyone says, there will never be enough fic about teen emma. especially teen emma pissing off regina mills.


“Regina runs a mirror shop in Boston. Emma comes by one day. A love story about the two women we adore so much. SwanQueen AU. Rated M for language, reference to rape/violence and smut in later chapters.” in which emma makes ridiculous excuses to buy excessive amounts of mirrors. is the mirror-sales-lady trope a thing?

The Heart’s Lonely Shelter

“East Side Teen’s Homeless Shelter. Emma’s new home. Regina’s new punishment from her dad who owns the shelter. Both under the same roof against their wills. The tension only grows from the moment they meet. SwanQueen AU. M for smut in later chapters, language and subject matter.” teen swanqueen, yo

! Regina (Or the Evil Step-Mother)

“Regina, Marchioness of White, widely renowned as the most elegant woman in England, is in London helping her step-daughter through her first Season. Miss Emma Swan is pretending to be an heiress to seduce and destroy Sir Killian Jones, dandy, on behest of the wealthy Mr Gold.Featuring at least one elopement, a duel, a pistol, several balls and a great deal of romance.”

the regency romance AU you never knew you needed

The Bodyguard

“Based on the 1992 Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner movie The Bodyguard.”

Wedding Crasher

“‘you hire me to be the worst date possible to your sister’s wedding to aggravate your mother and keep her from meddling in your love life’ AU”

because cora hates blondes and regina’s goddamn plucky

! Falling In My Lemonade

“Summer camp instructors Regina and Emma have to share a cabin and a bed.” and here it is; the ever requested camp councillor fic in which regina goes into anaphylactic shock and emma tries to epi pen her with a vibrator

Student/Teacher AU

if you know me, you know that i think these deserve their own category and a shrine

Teasing is Our Game

“With 19 years, Emma is in senior year. What is her surprise when she sees her new stunning math teacher. AU, really. I’m not good at summaries, just read and I hope you like it!” the grammar is a little funny, but it’s a pretty good story

! Teacher’s Pet

“Emma Swan is starting her senior year. Her friends tell her about the Creative Writing teacher that she has on her schedule and how no one had passed her class with an A, not even her bookworm friend, Belle. What will she do? And who exactly is this ‘bitchy Evil Queen’ as they claim her to be? SwanQueen. Student/Teacher. M for language and future chapters.” and here you have it; the holy fucking grail of student/teacher AU

Is That So, Miss Swan?

“College student, Emma Swan, is confronted by her favorite professor and secret heart-throb, Dr. Regina Mills. What happens when Emma is forced to reveal her secrets? We shall see.”


“A student/teacher SQ AU. Regina is Emma’s college professor and Emma’s got a wicked crush.”

Baby Write This Down

“Floating around foster homes didn’t give her much time to get settled in at a school so she just didn’t bother. What was the point in worrying about grades when she knew she was going to have to start over in a completely different school within a year or so?That attitude had carried over into college for the most part. She did enough to scrape by because she actually had to earn her financial aid but that’s where her achievements ended. Until she got put into Miss Mill’s class.”

From Crayons to Perfume

“Emma Swan ran from Storybrooke at 18 and never planned to return. She doesn’t want to see Regina Mills, her terrifying high school English teacher, or the kid she abandoned.But life has a way of catching up on us.”

Making Exceptions

“Emma Swan is a culinary arts student. Regina Mills is her English teacher.”

Canon Divergence

basically, if it starts off sort of like the show, you’ll find it here

! Double Trouble

“Teenage versions of Emma and Regina appear in Storybrooke and to everyone’s surprise the girls hit it off immediately.” y’all might not think this one sounds all that interesting, but it might be my favourite of the whole list. nothing beats double trouble. trust me.

! A New Hope

“Something goes terribly wrong when the Jolly Roger falls into the portal. There’s an explosion and, next thing Emma knows, is that she’s on a desert island, trapped… with Regina Mills. The two women will have to learn how to work together in order to find a way out, although it may prove to not be so easy.” really beautiful and heartbreaking in some parts. mentions abuse if i remember correctly, so TW for that. one of my favourites.


“A broken and exhausted Regina has a deeply sensual and somewhat disturbing dream of/with Emma that may provide a way home for Emma and Snow, and emotional salvation for the former Evil Queen. S2, post 2X05. SQ, semi-graphic.” hello smut i swear there’s a plot

A Category Of It’s Own

the one shot to end all one shots

But What if the Urn Had Wi-Fi

“This fic asks the important question: what if the urn had wi-fi?” ingrid talks manpain, xena fanfiction, and dial-up internet. she and henry try to make their OTP canon.

Once Upon a Time

Pairing: Dean x Reader

Request: I love your work! 36 for dean x reader!!!!

#36 living in a society where their love is taboo au


and also, i literally couldn’t think of some like normal tabooed love????? idk man, im going with the cliche here. Enjoy this disney shit guys

Your father’s castle was a beautiful one. It was large, and expansive, and just plain gorgeous. You would never get used to how amazing it was no matter the fact that you lived there your whole life. It was just you and your father; the king and his little princess. Your mom had died giving birth to you, and you were the only thing your father had of her, and so he cherished you. He’d waited a long time to find you a husband, but he finally couldn’t put it off any longer when you turned eighteen.

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pitter patter

it was raining and I went with it

The windows to cabin 13 are closed but they can still hear the rain. A rare rain. A gift from the gods.

Nico sits on the floor and listens. The rain is soothing, quiet, and though they think that the sound of it should probably scare them, it doesn’t.

They can hear Will’s breathing, too. Long slow breaths that aren’t able to be discerned from the sound of the wind making it’s course through the trees. Will’s chest rises and falls at the speed of the water dripping out of the gutters. Every two small plinks! Will takes another breath. He sleeps in Nico’s bed, naked except for a sheet, tired from their lovemaking and lack of sunlight.

Nico loves the rain. Sitting with their back against the bed frame, Nico is aware of the soft sound of the rain and the soft light that is able to escape through the blinds and bathe the cabin in otherworldly light.

Will’s breathing is constant and comforting.

They love Will, but the closeness is confining. They are claustrophobic, they need their space.

Their space is in their head. Nico’s eyes slip shut in time with the sound of the water in the gutter and the sound of Will’s exhales. It is quiet in their head. They are aware of everything around them and finally, they are calm.

The softness of the carpet on their bare legs, the hard frame digging into the bumps in their spine, the soft smell of petrichor that has finally permeated the cabin. Nico takes big lung fulls of it and relaxes their head into the silk sheets of the mattress.

Meditation makes them calm. The calamity of outside stills for a brief moment and Nico can imagine that all there is in the world is petrichor and rain and Will. They feel small. They relish in the feeling.

“Nico?” Will’s groggy voice brings Nico to the surface of their consciousness. A hand comes to run through their hair and it should surprise them, but it doesn’t. Will’s breathing pattern has been disrupted so Nico counts droplets in the gutter instead.

“Right here.” Nico says. Redundant, because Will can feel them, but reassuring all the same. Will’s hand dips and curves to rub at a spot at the base of Nico’s neck. They lean into the touch.

“Come back to bed.” Will says, “it’s lonely without you.”

“I was listening to the rain.” They say as way of answer.

“I’ll listen to it with you.” Will says. “Come here and we’ll listen to it together.”

Nico unfolds their legs out of front of them and gives one good stretch before climbing to their feet and slipping into bed behind Will. It takes a moment to situate themselves, the noise disrupting the calm of the rainfall. Nico loses count of gutter droplets.

Finally, Will places his head on Nico’s chest. “I can hear your heart beat,” he says.

They add the rhythm of it to the rain.

Nico places a hand on Will’s golden shoulder and relaxes into the pillow. They press their face into Will’s golden hair and together, the two of them listen to the pitter patter of the rain.

The windows are closed and everything is calm.

do you ever start reading a fanfic
and it looks so good
but you can’t read on because you are grammar fanatic
and there are too many mistakes
and you just can’t?