au: college

you had me at merlot - ryomakun

Word Count: 17, 333

Summary: “Oh my God,” Lance says as he covers his face. Keith’s tinny voice blares from his laptop speakers: “What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta.” See, this joke might have been funny if someone charismatic and charming had said it, but Keith’s flat voice and even flatter expression effectively kidnaps, tortures, and then decapitates any chance of it being remotely humorous.

Keith accidentally starts a YouTube channel. Lance, of course, refuses to be left out. It goes about as well as you’d expect. (Ft. copious amounts of wine and a truly shameless number of references to MyDrunkKitchen, DailyGrace, and general pop culture)

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i'm riding higher than the sky and there is fire in every kiss - nikkiRA - Voltron: Legendary Defender [Archive of Our Own]
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Chapters: 1/1 (8.9k words)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Keith/Lance (Voltron)

Summary: Things Lance was hoping for in his new roommate: totally cool. Preferably a lady, but Lance has never been one to limit himself to just one gender. Liked lame jokes, liked eating spoonful’s of peanut butter, made bad puns. Firmly believed ABBA was God’s gift to man kind. Preferably fell madly in love with Lance’s brilliant sense of humour and awkwardly endearing good looks.

Things Lance was expecting in his new roommate: probably a little lame, but in a good way. Like in a Hunk way. Normal sense of humour, but hopefully didn’t hate puns the way Hunk and Pidge did. Probably liked Dancing Queen and not much else.

Things Lance was not even remotely prepared for in his new roommate: Keith fucking Kogane.

Notes: This was incredible to read. I’m so impressed with the characterisations, and with the perfect rate at which their relationship developed. The writing was amazing. ABBA junkie Lance was… a gift, honestly. (!!) Just read this one!!!! Please!!

(L)inked souls - SilentRain91

Word Count: 54, 192

Summary: Odds aren’t in Kara’s favor when Lena’s soulmate tattoo reads Kara Zor-El. Lena doesn’t understand why the new girl is interested in her and wants to push her away. Alex is happy to meet her soulmate, but issues occur and Maggie is keeping a secret. Lucy has known who her soulmate is for a year, though she hasn’t even said hello yet.

College soulmate AU.

Smiley Faces - oldmythologies

Word Count: 4, 006

Summary: The words didn’t start out as words. First, before Keith knew enough of the letters to read, he got pictures.

They liked the sun. They liked to give their suns legs and sunglasses (why did the sun need sunglasses?). They put him next to doodles of waves and flowers and put a smiley face on everything. Everything was alive, to them. Keith knew, even after he learned to read and his soulmate learned to write, that he could always look down and have a smiley face on the back of his hand. He could feel the Crayola markers bleed into his skin from who knew how far away, and as that little half circle seeped into existence, his face always threatened to mirror it.

An anonymous commission <3

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Most Artists are Messy - shipsgalore - Voltron: Legendary Defender [Archive of Our Own]
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Chapters: 1/1 (3.6k words)
Rating: General Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Keith/Lance (Voltron)

Summary: Lance is drawing a complicated flower on the base of Keith’s wrist and it makes his lips pull up into a smile despite the panic. They’re always flowers when it comes to Lance. He uses them in everything he does, and usually doesn’t even know he’s doing it. Keith can count on one hand how many times the doodles on his arms haven’t been of flowers.

Notes: This was so sweet, and I’m a sucker for Lance and Keith being artists. It’s relatively short, but super sweet, and I smiled a lot reading it!!

Act Natural - captain_golden

Word Count: 2, 488

Summary: “Kara!” Kara heard the sound of rustling sheets from the other side of the line. A creak of a headboard. “What’s-” A deep breath, “What’s up?”

Kara laughed, holding a hand over her mouth. “Uh, you know same old, same old. Just- um, looking in the mirror right now? And-” Kara paused, craning her neck to see the side of her jawline.

“And?”

“There are a lot of- of-” Kara licked her lips, “Marks.” She sighed when she heard Lena laugh from the other side of the line.

Supercorp College AU

▲Kaisoo Fanfic

Title: Unplanned

Author: Soohua (Showert_ime)

Pairing: kai/kyungsoo

Rating: r

Genre: college!au

Length: one-shot (3.4k)

Description: Kyungsoo had a very bad day. Finding Jongin crying in the middle of a dorm hallway makes him think the young man also had a bad day. And this is probably totally out of empathy that he asked him to come to his room for Netflix and chill. It doesn’t go as planned.

- Admin Vic

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Finding That Love Song - LydiaStJames - Raven Cycle - Maggie Stiefvater [Archive of Our Own]
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Title: Finding That Love Song
Author: LydiaStJames
Rating: Mature
Word Count: 190,447

Description: Ronan Lynch dealt with his father’s sudden death by plunging into music. With high school coming to a close, and without any ambition to go to college, Ronan convinces his best friends to start a band. The only problem? They’re in need of a vocalist, and the young mechanic with the perfect voice is playing hard to get. (In other words, the gang makes a band AU.)

Comments: How did I miss this fic for so long??? This fic is SO GOOD, it kept me from actually working at work for a few days because I couldn’t stop reading. I’ve never seen a bad au that feels so realistic and manages to cover so much time and be so long while still having perfect pacing.

Bakery and Books - eyes_glued_shut

Word Count: 11, 122

Summary: “you work in a library and i work in a bakery and i give you a cupcake once a week so that you’ll allow me to keep books a few days over the due date but i don’t think i come for the books anymore au”

Lance works at the local bakery part time, Keith works at the library part time. Lance has a great way to repay Keith when he wants to keep a book.

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that love that keeps me shaking by abillionstars
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that love that keeps me shaking (19,861 words) by abillionstars
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: EXO (Band) 
Rating: E
Relationships: ChanSoo
Characters: Park Chanyeol, Do Kyungsoo | D.O, Kim Minseok | Xiumin, Byun Baekhyun, Kim Jongdae | Chen, Oh Sehun
Genre: Fluff, Smut
AU: College
Warning: Sex scenes
Summary:  

Who knew that quiet Do Kyungsoo would turn out to be Chanyeol’s best lay?

(the obligatory FWB chansoo college au)


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What's In A Name? - Padfoots_Pawprint - Voltron: Legendary Defender [Archive of Our Own]
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Chapters: 1/1 (5k words)
Fandom: Voltron: Legendary Defender
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Keith/Lance (Voltron)

Summary: One morning at 7:30, after Keith’s daily work-out, he meets the same guy in the caf. At first he thought it was just a fluke. What guy looks ready to go to class so early? But then they seem to meet over and over again, and this stranger seems to really know Keith.

Who is he? Why does he knows about Keith? And why won’t Shiro leave him alone? He does NOT have a crush.

Notes: I thought this was so lovely?? I loved how Lance was flirty and mysterious without being reduced to tropes, and I loved even more how frustrated Keith was with the situation.. The dialogue was compelling and made me laugh, the writing flowed, and it was totally an example of why I love modern au klance. :)

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you came out of nowhere - renlybaratheon - Raven Cycle - Maggie Stiefvater [Archive of Our Own]
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Title: you came out of nowhere
Author: renlybaratheon
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 15,360

Description: Adam Parrish is given a fake number after a bad date, but it might just be the best thing that’s ever happened to him…

Comments: This is a really cute au fic!

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letters to space by a_venoir
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letters to space (5,735 words) by a_venoir
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: EXO (Band) 
Rating: G
Relationships: ChanSoo
Characters: Park Chanyeol, Do Kyungsoo | D.O, Kim Jongdae | Chen, Byun Baekhyun, Kim Joonmyun | Suho
Genre: Fluff
AU: College
Summary:  

For all he knew D.O. could stand for Demon Overlord or the Dark Order (of Space Enthusiasts– because hey, why can’t space nerds have cults too?) and he still wouldn’t be any closer to figuring out what their name was.


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Sweeter Than Pumpkin Pie - Chapter 1 - konekat - Voltron: Legendary Defender [Archive of Our Own]
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Chapters: 1/? (At 15k words)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Keith/Lance (Voltron), Keith & Lance (Voltron)

Summary:  Lance (9:04): where r u???
Lance (9:04): ditchin the last day b4 break?
Lance (9:05): unfair mullet head

Keith groans louder, the bright screen threading pain right through his eyes and into his head, even as his stomach does a little flipflop. He rarely has the energy to deal with Lance on a good day, let alone on a shitty morning like today. He tries not to think too hard about the fact that Lance noticed his absence. Of course he did, he tells himself. His lab partner’s missing. He’s probably worried about having to do all the work by himself. Keith’s gruff excuses don’t manage to stop his stomach from performing yet another backflip. Damn, why did he have to get so flustered over this stupid jackass?

He squints at the screen, wincing as his head heaves another painful throb.

Keith (9:07): sick

Notes: …. I’m not okay. This is so incredibly good that it hurts. Lance and Keith are just characterised so well, from how caring Lance is to Keith’s near painful pining. I can’t believe how well the author wrote this, and I’m aching for more of this stupidly fluffy shit. Please read this amazing fic!!!

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Hot Streak by Ohhhkenneth

R | Jimin/Jungkook | Multi-Chapter: 32.9k words | Notes: Texting/Snapchat AU, College AU, Fluff, Eventual Smut, Switching

Jungkook is the epitome of sheltered. For his eighteenth birthday he tried to invite his friends out to go bowling. Thank god his best friend Namjoon is there, just in case Jungkook somehow manages to accidentally bore himself to death. 

Then there’s Jimin. If you looked up the word “YOLO” under the dictionary, pretty sure you’d find this idiot’s face smiling right at you. To him, life is a beach and he’s just playing in the sand. 

It’s Friday night, Jimin is out and about, frequenting the college parties as per usual. At one particular party; however, Jungkook stands ten feet away - no doubt dragged by his heels out of his dorm to the party by Namjoon. 

See now Jimin has the exact same cell phone as Jungkook… And Jungkook may have had one beer too many, and Jimin may have accidentally grabbed the wrong phone from the table when leaving.

Review: This isn’t much of a review since this is a fic that I personally wrote, but I’m just hoping that people enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it. It’s my first BTS fic so let me know what you think :)