empty skies

What if, when Petunia Dursley found a little boy on her front doorstep, she took him in? Not into the cupboard under the stairs, not into a twisted childhood of tarnished worth and neglect–what if she took him in?

Petunia was jealous, selfish and vicious. We will not pretend she wasn’t. She looked at that boy on her doorstep and thought about her Dudders, barely a month older than this boy. She looked at his eyes and her stomach turned over and over. (Severus Snape saved Harry’s life for his eyes. Let’s have Petunia save it despite them).

Let’s tell a story where Petunia Dursley found a baby boy on her doorstep and hated his eyes–she hated them. She took him in and fed him and changed him and got him his shots, and she hated his eyes up until the day she looked at the boy and saw her nephew, not her sister’s shadow. When Harry was two and Vernon Dursley bought Dudley a toy car and Harry a fast food meal with a toy with parts he could choke on Petunia packed her things and got a divorce.

Harry grew up small and skinny, with knobbly knees and the unruly hair he got from his father. He got cornered behind the dumpsters and in the restrooms, got blood on the jumpers Petunia had found, half-price, at the hand-me-down store. He was still chosen last for sports. But Dudley got blood on his sweaters, too, the ones Petunia had found at the hand-me-down store, half price, because that was all a single mother working two secretary jobs could afford for her two boys, even with Vernon’s grudging child support.

They beat Harry for being small and they laughed at Dudley for being big, and slow, and dumb. Students jeered at him and teachers called Dudley out in class, smirked over his backwards letters.

Harry helped him with his homework, snapped out razored wit in classrooms when bullies decided to make Dudley the butt of anything; Harry cornered Dudley in their tiny cramped kitchen and called him smart, and clever, and ‘better ‘n all those jerks anyway’ on the days Dudley believed it least.

Dudley walked Harry to school and back, to his advanced classes and past the dumpsters, and grinned, big and slow and not dumb at all, at anyone who tried to mess with them.

But was that how Petunia got the news? Her husband complained about owls and staring cats all day long and in the morning Petunia found a little tyke on her doorsep. This was how the wizarding world chose to give the awful news to Lily Potter’s big sister: a letter, tucked in beside a baby boy with her sister’s eyes.

There were no Potters left. Petunia was the one who had to arrange the funeral. She had them both buried in Godric’s Hollow. Lily had chosen her world and Petunia wouldn’t steal her from it, not even in death. The wizarding world had gotten her sister killed; they could stand in that cold little wizard town and mourn by the old stone.

(Petunia would curl up with a big mug of hot tea and a little bit of vodka, when her boys were safely asleep, and toast her sister’s vanished ghost. Her nephew called her ‘Tune’ not 'Tuney,’ and it only broke her heart some days.

Before Harry was even three, she would look at his green eyes tracking a flight of geese or blinking mischieviously back at her and she would not think 'you have your mother’s eyes.’

A wise old man had left a little boy on her doorstep with her sister’s eyes. Petunia raised a young man who had eyes of his very own).

Petunia snapped and burnt the eggs at breakfast. She worked too hard and knew all the neighbors’ worst secrets. Her bedtime stories didn’t quite teach the morals growing boys ought to learn: be suspicious, be wary; someone is probably out to get you. You owe no one your kindness. Knowledge is power and let no one know you have it. If you get can get away with it, then the rule is probably meant for breaking.

Harry grew up loved. Petunia still ran when the letters came. This was her nephew, and this world, this letter, these eyes, had killed her sister. When Hagrid came and knocked down the door of some poor roadside motel, Petunia stood in front of both her boys, shaking. When Hagrid offered Harry a squashed birthday cake with big, kind, clumsy hands, he reminded Harry more than anything of his cousin.

His aunt was still shaking but Harry, eleven years and eight minutes old, decided that any world that had people like his big cousin in it couldn’t be all bad. “I want to go,” Harry told his aunt and he promised to come home.

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There is a place where the stars are not afraid to explode to fill empty, endless skies. Where the moon and sun exist together, side by side, at the same time. Where the meteors find home in a constellation. And that is where, you will find me.
—  Lukas W. // Come and find me
Fic Recs: Angst w/ Happy Ending

Requested by @bitch-ofthetimes , here are some of my faves:


1. The Same Ground (navigator) - What if the one that got away came back? [featuring a lot of pining, snapchat, and exes finally figuring their shit out]

2. My Heart is Breathing for this Moment in Time (usedtothebeach) - Louis has a rare genetic disorder that causes him to Time Travel to important moments in his past and in his future - and to Harry, always to Harry. When they’re put into a band together, it seems like everything Harry has been waiting and wishing for has finally come true. Except for the small fact that Louis doesn’t know that Harry is in love with him- that Harry’s always been in love with him. [The Time Traveller’s Wife / X Factor / pining / angst / cute-ness]

3. Indestructible (whoknows) - “I’m okay,” Harry says, and Louis is going to say something to that, even if he doesn’t know what, except Harry’s kissing him. Louis freezes. [amnesia!fic - honestly cannot get enough]

4. All the Lights Are Full of Color (infinitelymint) - So, fast-forwarding eight years from the day Harry met Louis, he is now a twenty-seven year old owner of one of the most up-and-coming eating establishments on the London restaurant scene, father of two wonderful boys and… separated from his husband. Now, that last part definitely was never a part of the original plan. [so so good, i will read this a hundred times because i like to torture myself and cry a lot apparently]

5. Empty Skies (green_feelings) - For three years, Harry has been running from his past. Now, he is moving to London and pledges to fulfil his only dream – making it big in the music industry. Not everyone has a place, though, and the competition is tough. As is his past catching up on him. [famous ex-boyfriend louis, up-and-coming harry, lots of grudges and hurt feelings and angst]

6. Truth Be Told (I Was Never Yours) (justfortommo) - It’s like a cold slap in the face when Harry looks to the top of the page to see “Aiden and Louis Grimshaw” at the head table, and Harry has to mentally remind himself for the thousandth time that Louis is not his. Never was, really. He’s just the wedding planner that’s been in love with Louis since he was sixteen. [featuring ex boyfriends, wedding planning, and a whole lot of pining and awkwardness]

anonymous asked:

How did you imagine Louis' proposal in Empty Skies? In the epilogue is briefly described and I am kind of curious 😘☺️

Hiii love! I’m sorry this took forever and three days, but it’s impossible to get a minute to myself these days! 

Anyway… here is how I picture the proposal went down: 


“We should turn around, Lou.” 

Louis stopped and pursed his lips when he turned to Harry. “Maybe it’ll get better a bit higher up?” 

“I feel like it gets worse with every metre.” Harry rubbed his hands together and shrugged his shoulders. “It would have been nice, you know, coming here again, but I’m afraid it’s just not the right weather for that.” 

Louis looked around as if he hadn’t noticed the cold wind, loaded with wet snow before. He heaved a sigh and nodded. “I guess you’re right.” 

Harry held out his hand. “Should we go back to the car?”

“Maybe we should wait a bit longer?” Louis bit his lip, looking insecure. “It could clear up any moment.” He looked around again. “Perhaps.” 

“Aren’t you cold?” Harry felt himself getting impatient. They had booked the tour to see the Diamond Snow together once more, but weather really wasn’t anything anyone could control. 

Louis looked as if he wanted to say no, and Harry was about to tell him off for that, but then he took a step closer to Harry and tangled their cold fingers. Louis’ were actually blue at the tips. 

“Lou–” 

“I guess I’ll have to do it like this, then,” Louis said. He raised his gaze to Harry’s face. 

Harry frowned. “Do what?” 

“Come one, Haz.” Louis laughed quietly, shrugging one shoulder. “This is the only place in the world I could ever propose to you.” 

Harry’s breath got caught, his skin suddenly heating up, even though he had been freezing a second ago. “What?” 

“Last time we were here, I wanted to tell you how much I loved you,” Louis just went on, as if Harry was completely on track. “Instead, I asked you to be friends.” 

“You did tell me you lovd me,” Harry corrected him,pulling Louis a little closer by his hands. “You didn’t say it directly, but you said it.” 

Louis nodded, eyes still firmly set on Harry’s. “I told you before that what I said here was true – that I’d always be in love with the boy you were back then. And that I love the person you’ve become even more. You’ve become so much better, Haz. You coming back to me was the best thing that ever happened to me.” 

“I told you it was not–” 

Louis shook his head, squeezing Harry’s hands to make him quiet down. “I know. Just, you know– you’ll never understand what it means to me to come home, Harry. To come back home and not just saying your name into an empty flat. It’s the best feeling in the world to come back home to you.” 

Harry couldn’t hold in the smile. He took a deep breath and nodded, happy to see Louis smile back at him. 

“I’ve always wanted this,” Louis said. “This career, travelling the world, always being busy. But there’s a certain comfort in knowing that no matter where I am in the world, no matter where you are in the world, we’ll always find back to each other.” 

“We will,” Harry replied, his own voice barely above a whisper now. 

“I’ve got a ring.” Louis helplessly shrugged his shoulders. “But I think my fingers are too cold to even open the pocket of my jacket.” 

Harry laughed, shaking his head. “I’m so glad you decided to ask me,” he blurted out then. “I wasn’t sure about it.” 

“You weren’t sure about marrying me?” Louis blinked his eyes in confusion. 

“No!” Harry shook his head vehemently. “I was juggling the idea for a while, but I wasn’t sure what kind of ring to get you. You never wear rings.” 

“I’ll wear yours,” Louis promised, getting to his toes. “For the rest of my life.” 

Harry closed the gap to seal Louis’ lips with his. The cold was biting his skin, making his and Louis’ lips feel raw. “I haven’t said yes yet.” 

“Well, what’s keeping you?” Louis asked, tilting his head. “Will you marry me?” 

Harry smiled again. He tugged Louis along, back onto the path down the mountain. “Let me see that ring first.” 

“I can’t believe you.” Louis followed, his hand firmly in Harry’s. “Are you seriously doing this to me right now?”

“You know my answer,” Harry said, enjoying teasing Louis a little. 

“Well, would you be so kind to tell me?” 

Harry stopped and leaned in to bring his lips close to Louis’ ear. “Rululu.” 

Instead of complaining further, Louis just smiled fondly at him, his eyes wrinkling with happiness. Harry knew what that smile meant. 

It was every bit of an answer Louis had wanted. 

anonymous asked:

im a baby larry, are they any fics that are like THE FICS that i need to read?

hi peach!

CLASSIC FICS (MUST-READS)

These are some of my favorites!

***Don’t forget to read the tags on these fics! Have fun and happy reading!

anonymous asked:

Hey, I was just wondering what Larry fanfics can you recommend, like what are your favourites??

Hello! Wow alright I have to admit that I have way to many favorites, they are all SO good that I honestly can’t help it, so i’ll narrow it down to my top 6! (was going to do 5 but I literally couldn’t choose so 6 it is) starting with 6 to my number 1 favorite fanfic! 

#6. Wear It Like A Crown

AU. As part of a team of fixers hired to handle a gay scandal in Buckingham Palace, Louis expects Prince Harry to be a lot of things—most notably a royally spoilt brat. Never mind that the very same Prince Harry used to star in quite a number of Louis’ teenage fantasies.

Reasons why I love it: PRINCE HARRY! AND LOUIS AS A ‘SCANDAL’ TYPE CHARACTER!!! 

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#5. And Then a Bit

“We’d like to give the fans what they want.” Magee states, placing his hand on the table in front of him and leaning forward. “We want to give them Larry Stylinson.”

Or, take a parallel universe where Louis and Harry were never together, mix in a two year hiatus and an impending comeback, pour in a dash of lost fans, two tablespoons of strong friendship and a Modest! employee with a good idea. Add a squeeze of pretending to be a couple, lots of kisses and a tattoo or two. Stir. Serve: the mother of all publicity stunts.

(aka Harry and Louis fake a relationship for publicity. Eventually it becomes a lot less fake and a lot more real.)

Reason’s why I love it: ITS JUST DAMN GOOD! TRUST ME!!

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#4. Empty Skies

For three years, Harry has been running from his past. Now, he is moving to London and pledges to fulfil his only dream – making it big in the music industry. Not everyone has a place, though, and the competition is tough. As is his past catching up on him.

Louis is part of the biggest boy band of the world, and getting there had meant a lot of hard work, as well as sacrificing parts of his heart and soul. He’s still happy. Maybe not as happy as he could be, but who is he to complain?

Featuring Perrie as Harry’s adorable flatmate, Niall as his manager, and Liam and Zayn as Louis’ bandmates.

Reasons why I love it: I personally love Perrie so i love it when she’s in fics but my ultimate fantasy brotp is Perrie/Harry, and in this fic they are super close also she braids his hair!! also baby blue rululu! nuff said. 

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#3. Wild And Unruly

Harry is a cowboy sitting on the biggest oil reservoir in Wyoming, and Louis is the paralegal assigned to pressure him into selling his land.

Reasons why I love it: HARRY IS A FARMER/RANCHER!! LOUIS IN SUITS! BABY COWS! 

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#2. Escapade

In the grand scheme of things, finding a date for a wedding should be no problem for Louis Tomlinson. He’s rich. He’s handsome. He’s reasonably well behaved. But when the wedding is for his lifelong best friend (and former boyfriend), and is happening in under a month, finding a date for the ceremony and accompanying festivities becomes more of an adventure than he ever could have planned for.

Reason why i Love it: JACK FUCKING MCQUEEN! && LOUIS’ KINK!

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#1. Young & Beautiful

Louis, to his horror, attends an elitist university in which the name Zayn Malik means something, Niall Horan doesn’t stop talking, there are pianos everywhere, and Harry Styles, only son of a drug-addled, clinically insane ex-rocker, has a perfect smile and empty eyes.

My reason why i love it: GIVES ME MAJOR GOSSIP GIRL FEELS!! ACTUALLY I READ IT AROUND THE TIME WHERE MY GOSSIP GIRL ENDING DEPRESSION WAS ON ITS VERY HIGH THIS WAS A VERY GOOD TRANSITION INTO THE 1D WORLD FROM HAVING GOSSIP GIRL BE MY LIFE FOR 6 YEARS! 

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anonymous asked:

LISA. If every song from Halbum was a fic, what fic would they be?????

Meet Me In The Hallway

Just let me know I’ll be at the door, at the door
Hoping you’ll come around
Just let me know I’ll be on the floor, on the floor
Maybe we’ll work it out

  • Red Brick Heart : Uni AU. Harry had turned up at the halls of residence expecting fun, new friends, and maybe a life experience or two. What he doesn’t expect is a surprise roommate who’s loud and dramatic and obsessed with tea and is maybe, actually, all he’s ever wanted.

Sign of the Times

Just stop your crying, it’s a sign of the times
We gotta get away from here

  • Here In The Afterglow1970’s AU. In a tiny town in Idaho, Louis’ life is changed forever by the arrival of a curious stranger.

Carolina

She’s such a good girl 
She’s a good girl 
She feels so good

  • You’ll Breathe Me In (You Won’t Release)  AU where Louis is a 25-year-old driving instructor and Harry is a 17-year-old virgin who’s really awful at seduction, except for the time he gets Louis to fall for him and fuck him senseless and take him on kinky adventures.

Two Ghosts

We’re not who we used to be
We’re just two ghosts standing in the place of you and me
Trying to remember how it feels to have a heartbeat

  • Love Is A Rebellious Bird :  AU in which the boys still make music. Louis is the concertmaster of the London Symphony Orchestra, Harry is the New! and Exciting! interim conductor/ex-cello prodigy who “has made Mozart cool again” according to Esquire Magazine (Louis hates him immediately, which is definitely why he internet stalked him in his dark bedroom late at night that one time), and Niall is the best. Zayn and Liam are around too.

Sweet Creature

But we’re still young
We don’t know where we’re going but we know where we belong

I know, we started
Two hearts in one home

  • Never Be : The one where Harry Styles moves to Connecticut from England for nine months as a part of a study abroad program, and he just so happens to move in with Louis Tomlinson and family.

Only Angel

I must admit I thought I’d like to make you mine
As I went about my business through the warning signs
End up meeting in the hallway every single time

  • Gods & Monsters : The instructions were simple: seduce and destroy Harry Styles. Not once did they discuss the option of Louis actually falling in love. So, naturally, that’s exactly what he did.

 Kiwi

And all the boys, they were saying they were into it
Such a pretty face, on a pretty neck

Driving me crazy, but I’m into it, but I’m into it
I’m kind of into it

  • Escapade : In the grand scheme of things, finding a date for a wedding should be no problem for Louis Tomlinson. He’s rich. He’s handsome. He’s reasonably well behaved. But when the wedding is for his lifelong best friend (and former boyfriend), and is happening in under a month, finding a date for the ceremony and accompanying festivities becomes more of an adventure than he ever could have planned for.

Ever Since New York

I need something, tell me something new
Choose your words, ‘cause there’s no antidote
For this curse
Oh, what’s it waiting for?
Must this hurt you just before you go?

  • Empty Skies : For three years, Harry has been running from his past. Now, he is moving to London and pledges to fulfil his only dream – making it big in the music industry. Not everyone has a place, though, and the competition is tough. As is his past catching up on him.Louis is part of the biggest boy band of the world, and getting there had meant a lot of hard work, as well as sacrificing parts of his heart and soul. He’s still happy. Maybe not as happy as he could be, but who is he to complain?

Woman

I hope you can see, the shape that I’m in
While he’s touching your skin
He’s right where I should, where I should be
But you’re making me bleed

  • You Are The Blood : A seventh-year Hogwarts AU in which Niall gets all the girls, Liam goes on a journey of self-discovery, Zayn falls in love, Harry wants something more, and Louis tries to figure out once and for all why he, a Muggleborn, was sorted into Slytherin.

From The Dining Table

We haven’t spoke since you went away
Comfortable silence is so overrated
Why won’t you ever be the first to break?
Even the phone misses your call, by the way

  • These Inconvenient FireworksFuture AU in which nobody tries out for X Factor but the boys end up finding one other eventually anyway. Louis is a jaded bastard who owns a cat named Duchess and teaches drama to teenagers, Harry is an idealistic aspiring photographer/part-time footy coach, Zayn teaches English lit and wears leather jackets, Liam saves people from burning buildings, and Niall is Niall.
A babylarry’s journey through classics

I celebrated my one year directionversary a month ago. I’ve loved being in this fandom and being a larry but I realized something very important: I haven’t read enough of the classic fics. I think I’ve read like three. 

SO! This is my list of classic fics (compiled from several sources and friends) that I’m going to slowly start working my way through. As I read them, I’ll come back and update the post. My plan is to basically work my way down the list so if you want to read along, I’d love the company!

1. Escapade by dolce_piccante

2. The Dead of July by whimsicule 

3. Jump Before We Fall by green_feelings

4. Red Brick Heart by hazmesentir

5. Wild And Unruly by 100percentsassy, gloria_andrews

6. Love Is A Rebellious Bird by 100percentsassy, gloria_andrews

7. Young & Beautiful by Velvetoscar

8. Gods & Monsters by Velvetoscar

9. Butterfly Gun

10. Fading by tothemoonmydear

11. Wear It Like A Crown by zarah5

12. feel the chemicals burn in my bloodstream by togetherwecouldbealright

13. Empty Skies by green_feelings

14. Unbelievers by isthatyoularry

15. Relief Next To Me by dolce_piccante

16. Bloodline by banana_louis

17. we are honey and the bee by soleilouis

18. Tea For Two and Two For Tea

This was completely precious. Harry and Louis were just adorable and you rooted for them from the beginning. 7/10 

19. you and me were kings by ithacas

20. Your Best Line Ever by green_feelings

Cute story. Writing distracted me though. 4/10

21. Boys of Summer by sharktoothedfawnskinned

22. Hold My Breath by zarah5

23. Three French Hems by 100percentsassy, gloria_andrews

24. all my love was down in a frozen ground by navigator

25. My English Love Affair by isthatyoularry

26. Counting The Steps Between Us by zarah5

27. Into The Blue by zarah5

28. Dreaming of You by Velvetoscar

29. You’ll Breathe Me In (You Won’t Release) by LoadedGunn

30. Sing When You’re Winning by hazmesentir

31. Battle Cry by Velvetoscar

32. Common by Cori Lannam (corilannam)

33. Tug-of-War by cherrystreet

34. i’m a moon at midnight by loube

Short, sweet, and perfectly encompassing of those new-relationships feels. 7/10

35. Eight Cakes and Two Eulogies (Make a Happy Marriage) by yesllliam

36. Nicotine by KrisStylinson

Bad boy Harry and good boy Louis. Good lord. This one had me swooning and sweating. 6/10

37. May We Stay Lost On Our Way Home by LoadedGunn

38. And Then a Bit by infinitelymint

The story that made me a Larry. I owe everything I do and will do in this fandom to this story. They are the Harry and Louis that inspired me to write. 10/10

39. These Inconvenient Fireworks

The classic of classics. I loved it and I love it more for how much it influenced the fandom’s fics. 8/10

40. Pull Me Under by zarah5

Just gorgeous. I had this fic in my head for days afterwards. 8/10

41. In Vogue by otpwhatever

42. Pretty Boy by harryandlouisandpuppies

43. Your Name Is Tattooed On My Heart by mcpofife

44. a grocery list pinned to blue by dangerbearsFandoms:

45. If Tomorrow Never Comes (We Had Last Night) by FallingLikeThis, Rearviewdreamer

46. never shut us down by togetherwecouldbealright

47. like a timebomb ticking by infinitelymint

48. take my hand (and my heart and soul) by bananasandboots

49. Give Me Truths by iwillpaintasongforlou

Definitely one of my favs. Punk Louis… need I say more? 9/10

50. we’ll play hide and seek to turn this around (give me love like never before) by Wankerville (and really, the whole Strawberry Milk series)

One of the most influential fics for me personally. 10/10

51. burn to ash by bethaboo

52. I need home (our tangled bones) by togetherwecouldbealright

53. Hiding Place by alivingfireFandoms:

54. Swim In The Smoke by whoknows

Sexy, sexy, sexy. 5/10

55. So Much We Didn’t Say by whyidontknow1

56. 210 Days by cherrystreet

57. The Last Something That Meant Anything by jaded25Fandoms:

58. the wonderlands by stylinsoncity

Wonderful, beautiful storytelling. 7/10

phandominsanity  asked:

Yo do you have like a rly basic rec list of staple Larry fics? I'm rly new to the fandom and I'm trying to work my way through (the longer the better)

Basic Must Reads for Newbies!

Disclaimer: these are the fics i read when i first started reading fic in 2015. since then, i’ve read 445 fics (excluding the 2 i’m reading right now - and yes, i really do keep track of every fic i’ve ever read - and yes, I really did count them) and these are the fics I recommend you read when starting out. please note that there are hundreds of other fics I would recommend you read, but this list is for specifically what I consider classic, super popular fics within the fandom!

Escapade 146k

In the grand scheme of things, finding a date for a wedding should be no problem for Louis Tomlinson. He’s rich. He’s handsome. He’s reasonably well behaved. But when the wedding is for his lifelong best friend (and former boyfriend), and is happening in under a month, finding a date for the ceremony and accompanying festivities becomes more of an adventure than he ever could have planned for.

The Dead of July 117k 

Being an Avenger means continuing to be Captain America and smiling and being honorable for the public and Harry does his best. But it doesn’t give him time to figure out who he is supposed to be once he takes off his uniform and puts the shield to the side. Just being Harry had always involved Louis, and Harry fears he doesn’t know how to exist without him.

or: Harry is Captain America, and Louis’ been dead for 70 years.

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FAMOUS/NON-FAMOUS (manip) || FAMOUS/FAMOUS 
other recs | rec page

famous Louis:

A Love Like War, 173k
Pull Me Under, 140k 
As You Are, 139k 
Empty Skies, 134k 
In This Light, 99k  
Off The Record, 90k  
This Ain’t Just a Thing That You Give Up, 34k  
Play Me Like One of Your French Girls, 26k  
Then We Talk Slow, 20k 
What do you mean he’s coming?, 15k  

famous Harry:

California Sold, 123k 
We’ll get it right in the end., 53k 
my only working remedy, 42k 
Rise up like the sun, 41k 
Is This Seat Taken?, 35k 
Not Quite, 34k  
Something Great, 31k  
You Could Have Moonlight in Your Hands, 20k 
Three French Hems, 19k  
Close Your Eyes, Clear Your Heart, Cut The Cord, 11k 

I’m waiting for you to come back.
If you were a season you’d be autumn and all it’s leaving.
You should know that you can’t be all those colours and then just disappear on people like that.
It hurts to look at empty branches.
You sent your eyes somewhere else and I miss them.
I’m sorry, it’s just I lose pieces of me when you’re not around.
I’m sorry, I’m trying so hard to be selfless.
I’m sorry it’s just that I can’t look at empty skies if the sun won’t look at me.

40+ Break Up - Make Up Fics:

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this is to you and only you.
this is about the way your voice cracks when your smile breaks through your words. this is about the way you look at me as if you saw galaxies where I only saw empty skies. this is about how your voice sounding like my favourite poem.  this is about the way you touch me, not skin on skin but soul on soul. this is to us. the young, the wild, the reckless. the lovers.
—  Alaska J. Dérive
FANFIC FRIDAY - #1

I’ve been wanting to start doing this for a while now, and I’m finally sitting down to do it. These are a few fics that I have read and loved. There’s a pretty good mix of angst, fluff, and shameless smut on this list so enjoy yourselves :)

1. Empty Skies (134k)

For three years, Harry has been running from his past. Now, he is moving to London and pledges to fulfil his only dream – making it big in the music industry. Not everyone has a place, though, and the competition is tough. As is his past catching up on him.

Louis is part of the biggest boy band of the world, and getting there had meant a lot of hard work, as well as sacrificing parts of his heart and soul. He’s still happy. Maybe not as happy as he could be, but who is he to complain?

Featuring Perrie as Harry’s adorable flatmate, Niall as his manager, and Liam and Zayn as Louis’ bandmates.

2. Reeling Through The Fall (40k)

AU. They hate each other. Except for when they don’t. 

3. A Thousand Miles From Comfort (74k)

It wasn’t like Louis was Lindsay Lohan or Justin Beiber. He’d had one fucking meltdown and a handful of public drunken accidents. And now he could never screw up ever again. He hit the STOP button on the treadmill and matched his pace as it slowed to a stop.

“It’s not break time yet!” Harry told Louis, tapping his watch with a stern expression. “Come on, you were doing so well! Don’t quit now! Ten more minutes and then you can have a break!”

“I don’t want to be here anymore,” Louis spat. “It’s not anything you did, okay? I just… I don’t know. I can’t do this. I hate playing the stupid media game. That’s what all of this is! There’s no point.”

In which Louis is a closeted gay actor and a recovering addict with a troubled past. Harry is the personal trainer who helps him get his life back in shape.

With Liam as Louis’ childhood best friend, Zayn as a famous R&B artist, and Niall as a fanboy.

(aka the trainer au)

4. Although We’re Miles Apart (10k)

Louis Tomlinson is a famous football player.
Harry Styles is a famous musician.
They’re in love, and long distance relationships are hard.

5. Bambi (18k)

“What’re you here for, exactly. I really would love to know.”

“Just here for a chat,” provokes Harry. “Lovely to get back home, you know. Got a turkey in the oven–”

“At three in the morning. Get real, Bambi.” Louis deadpans a look at Harry, his eyes emotionless as they bore into him. “You’re here for the zirconia, aren’t you.”

or the au where harry becomes an assassin and has a mission at louis’ house to steal the million dollar zirconia for zayn.

6. The Way You Make Me Feel (6k)

“You couldn’t last a damn day without trying to sleep with me.”

“I can last a whole fucking week,” Harry says, rising to Louis’ challenge.

“Wanna make a bet on that, Styles?”

“You’re on,” Harry grins.

Or, Disney AU where Louis and Harry try not to fuck in public places.