Hidden Gem Week Fic Recs
Not all great fanfics get posted on tumblr, but we didn’t want to leave them behind - so to wrap up hidden gem week, the mod team put together a list of gen fics on AO3 with less than 20 kudos that deserve more love. Check them out!
The Princess and the Dog by adventuresofcomicbookgirl; Lan Fan & May
The girls find themselves stranded in the desert while Ling has one of his fainting spells. May’s injured, Lan Fan’s grouchy- will the two be able to stop bickering long enough to battle some bandits?
Those Long Days, This Dumb Luck by APgeekout; Hawkeye & Rebecca
On days like this, a girl needs her best friend.
Pieces of Steel and Copper by Bay; Winry
Winry is getting ready to finish her apprenticeship at Rush Valley and must decide on her next path.
homecoming by betony; Rebecca
The ice-cream truck—an ice cream truck, really?—careens to a stop, and Rebecca sticks her head out, waving madly as though there’s any chance they might have missed her. “Yoo-hoo, Riza!” (Promised Day AU).
June by bob_fish; Hawkeye & Alphonse
Several months after the Promised Day, Hawkeye pays a weekend visit.
Keep This From My Children by Brachylagus_fandom; Izumi
Izumi Curtis has been dying for a very long time, and she isn’t dead yet.
The Sacred Art of Balance by colonel_bastard; Scar
They give their lives to Ishbala, and in return, Ishbala gives them life.
shivering, slithering, silence fills a bell by gogollescent; Marcoh
Marcoh enjoys the post-surgery life.
no god (but God) by kittu9; Scar
Scar, Ishbal, atheism. Or not.
there’s a devil in the church by Laora; OCs
Her hair is white and her eyes are red, and that is reason enough for these men to gun her down without a moment’s remorse.
In the Details by Mistystarshine; Envy; (discontinued)
Killing the man named Maes Hughes seemed simple in theory. But sometimes even the simplest of things can be messed up, and thanks to a few tiny details Envy fails horribly in his attempt to end the man.
Curve by Megan; Lan Fan
Fever dreams of an empire.
There Will Come Soft Rains by [orphan-account]; Scar & May
Mei and Scar bear the weight of a people upon their burdened shoulders; to wash away the ashes of ruin, they must learn to play the rain.
Hit the Ground Running by penny; Falman & Hawkeye
Falman really enjoys working with Hawkeye. He thinks Hawkeye may like having him on the team. She’s hard to read.
Meet at the Crossroads by perlaret; Rebecca & Maria
It’s a long road to Central City.
Fate by PunkHazard; Ling
Be kind, be honest, be fair and just.
Duty by randomcheeses; Scar
Scar introspection. Post Ch108. Spoilers
Daily Mechanics by sixpences; Paninya & Winry
There’s a lot to get used to in a new town, but it’s good to have a friend.
A Very Small Thing by TiamatsChild; May
A very little can be very great.