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enchantedbysuperman  asked:

hi what are your favorite/best buckynat fanfics from ao3? i'd want to start reading some. thank u! :)

My number #1-all-BuckyNat-fans-must-read fanfic rec is:

world looking in by irnan

You know that saying about old habits dying hard? It’s a cliché because it’s true.

And here are some of my other faves in alphabetical order (and check out the fic recs tag for even more recs):

and in which darkness by anomalocaris

It is 1962, and the world is changing. The future shines bright in Moscow, gleaming in the dark, and all the decades of suffering will soon at last bring their long-promised rewards. Utopia seems imminent.

Meanwhile, Natalia Romanova discovers the true cost of creating the Soviet Dream. What future is there for people like her? What is she fighting for? What can Natalia be loyal to, if not the Red Room?

(Or: a love story, told in the interstices of Mr. Khrushchev’s war.)

beyond here lies nothing by tremontaine

Bits and pieces of a vampire AU.

a case of you by irnan

Spy-like, Natasha Romanov pokes her nose in places it probably doesn’t belong, reads letters definitely not addressed to her, and attaches some distinctly odd sort-of-superstitions to other people’s personal belongings. Meanwhile Bucky Barnes is a very charming sort of person, even when he’s a little messed up.

find the words and the beat by irnan

In which Natasha is something of an Iron Woobie, Bucky is human and needs to be loved, just like everybody else does, and there’s a lot of Melodramatic Feelings.

Heavy by Wikiaddicted723

A Plot brews. The Black Widow tries to stop it. Somewhere between points A and B, the past comes knocking.

“Bodies are machines, and Natasha’s spent the better part of three decades learning to use them. She shoots and the glass breaks and the lights go out, and Natasha’s moving, moving, moving.”

i’ll be home for christmas (if only in my dreams) by girl0nfire

“Hearts always break. And so we bend with our hearts. And we sway. But in the end, what matters is that we loved and lived.”

Natasha Romanov remembers, slowly. And like with most things, destruction is easy; rebirth is not.

(Canon Fix-It for Ed Brubaker’s Winter Soldier arc “Black Widow Hunt.”)

Incendiary Vices and a Filthy Never Mind by nicalyse

In a mess of unknowns, there is a certainty, one thing that has become clear since they began working together again: She wants him.

I will write sonnets to the salt of sweat on your skin by girl0nfire, saturnmeetsmercury (jarofhearts)

This is our collection of mostly domestic, smutty one-shots about the lives of Bucky and Natasha. It started out as participation in the Smut-a-thon (most stories are written for a weekday and prompt), but we kept having more ideas that all take place in the same universe and wanted to be written.

Our Love Came Unannounced (in the Middle of the Night) by girl0nfire, saturnmeetsmercury (jarofhearts)

“If I did this with you, what you just did with me,” Natalia finally says, searching his eyes, “would that feel as good for you?” She feels him shiver below her, his head tipping back into her touches, and his voice is deeper when he replies.
“Yes.”

Some Of The Colors Have To Fade by impertinence

Bucky and Natasha drive around the country, taking out HYDRA agents. Along the way, Bucky learns a thing or two.

the city of three revolutions by yavanei

They call her by many names. The Widow. The Slavic Shadow. The Red Death.

They call him the Winter Soldier. Russia’s deadliest assassin. He has no name.

Years later, as more of the falsehoods and manufactured memories fall away; her mind brings back a single thread of truth to her. An American’s voice, quiet and intense, whispers her name - Natalia - into her ear at night, and it’s a ghost rattling around in the confines of her brain and in between the shattered spaces of her heart. It’s the color of blood dripping on pure white snow.

this bullet lodged in my chest, covered with your name by Cinaed

Some of Natasha’s memories are true, some are false, but throughout all of them runs one thread of remembrance: a cool metal hand gentle upon her back, tender against her cheek, tight around her throat; an assassin with a crooked smile and eyes like winter.

Who Compels My Strength by SakuraTsukikage

“Do you want me to stop?” he asked, smiling as he pressed another kiss into the hollow of her shoulder, she could feel it against her skin, even as his hand skimmed up under her shirt, gentle against the curve of her spine until he found the clasp of her bra and unhooked it easily.

Natasha smiled a little more, burying it with a kiss in his hair as she curled her fingers firmly into the thick hair at the nape of his neck, gripping it tightly so that she could tug at it. “Don’t you dare,” she said.

elithien  asked:

darling darling! Do tell me your own made/personal favourite hc/idea/story of buckynat, like your ultimate ship fantasy. Blow me away! <3

So I guess one of my big headcanons for 616!BuckyNat is that Natasha was the first only person Bucky slept with. Which isn’t to say that Bucky was some 100% pure virginal angel all throughout the war, I mean the kid was a charming little bastard:

Captain America & Bucky #621

so it would have been more of a lack of opportunity thing than anything else (it probably didn’t help that he looked younger than he actually was). And then once he falls for Gretchen Zeller, that would cut out any hanky panky he was getting up to. But then, of course, he ends up in the North Atlantic and the rest is history.

(Plus there’s just something very appealing about Natalia teaching the Winter Soldier exactly how to pleasure her.) :3

poetdameron  asked:

Hello there ~ I'm new to the Bucky/Nat fandom and I noticed there aren't fics or fanarts in which they are parents. I understand Nat's situation and sympathize with her in a very spiritual level, but there are many ways to be parents and I was wondering If it would be out of character of them to in a point be parents together? Or even in a AU would be ooc? Nat seems to have wanted to be a mother in the mcu but maybe not in the comics? And at last, is there any fic with them as parents? Thanks!

You’re right – there is very little fanwork of them as parents out there, and I do think that has more to do with the comic books than it does with an independent analysis of MCU!Natasha’s characterization. Now before I get started I’m going to have to punt on part of your question – Bucky has never indicated in either universe his thoughts on the matter, so we’re just going to talk about Natasha here since it is reasonable to assume that he would want whatever Natasha wanted.

There are a couple reasons why there is so little fic or fanart with them as parents, part of which is the fact that 616!Natasha’s reproductive history is vastly different to MCU!Natasha’s. In the comic books, Natasha was 28 years old when she was given the chemical that stopped her from aging and prevents her from carrying a pregnancy to term. But when Natasha was 16 and fighting the Germans on the frontlines during WWII, she and a fellow soldier, Nikolai, fell in love and she became pregnant. Needless to say, the eastern front during WWII is probably the worst time and place to get pregnant and when Natasha gave birth, the baby was stillborn:

Black Widow #4

Black Widow: The Name of the Rose (where the above panel comes from) has shaped how a lot of readers view Natasha, the losses in her life, and her ability to love in spite of those losses. At the same time, I don’t want to limit this discussion to just The Name of the Rose, so I really want to recommend a series of essays over at FYBW: Mother’s Day

We also have to remember that 616!Natasha is still a 88 year old woman in the body of a 30 year old. 616!Natasha’s had a long life to make peace with all that she has lost and gained over the years and so she’s at a very different emotional place regarding family and children than MCU!Natasha, who is really only starting that emotional journey. I think for those of us coming from the comics, it is really easy to characterize MCU!Natasha as having reached that level of wisdom or maturity when she’s really still learning (and is probably something we should watch out for).

So back to your main question – is it OOC for MCU!Natasha to want children? With what we know about her at this point, no I don’t think it is. I think a convincing argument could be made either way. Though there is one thing I would like people to consider while they develop their own characterizations of MCU!Natasha in their rp or fanwork – that Natasha’s feelings about her infertility, in and of itself, are not a direct measurement of her desire to have children or not to have children. Finding out you cannot have a baby is a very complex emotional experience that actually has less to do with your desire to get pregnant than it does with the fact you no longer have a say in the matter. I mean, obviously the degree to which you want to have children has an effect on how you process the information, but the heart of the matter doesn’t change – you no longer have a choice because your body has taken that control away from you. And those emotions can be surprisingly intense (even for those not particularly interested in having children) and that’s just went it’s your own body hijacking the decision process. I can’t imagine what it would be like for Natasha. Obviously I don’t think that Natasha’s infertility should be framed as her greatest trauma – unlike some people. *coughWhedoncough* But at the same time it doesn’t matter if people headcanon MCU!Natasha as adoptive mama-to-be or happily childfree – neither situation fixes or wipes out her feelings about what was done to her and it’s just something I think people should mindful of when they approach this subject in their work. 

And for the final part of your question: there have been at least two MCU AUs with Bucky & Natasha as parents. The first one has Bucky and Natasha adopting a baby girl they find on a mission and raising her at the Tower. You can find the art and fic for it under this tag: Soviet Superfamily. The other AU has the Winter Soldier and the Black Widow raising Hellboy and eventually going to the run to protect him from Department X & the KGB. You can find the initial photoset here and RPG thread logs here. And if you don’t mind Steve/Bucky/Natasha, I have to recommend probably my most favorite kid!fic here: Tsesarevna by tremontaine

anonymous asked:

What do you think of the space queen and Bucky being destined to fall in love or that they were always in love and crap? I don't buy it for a second.

I think it’s 

A. A pathetic attempt on Kot’s part to make his story “relevant” to Bucky’s wider history. Which Edmondson thankfully is ignoring.

B. It continues to show what a weak writer he is. Everything about this comic has been Kot telling us, not showing us. We’re supposed to believe that Bucky’s destined to be with Ms. Space Queen in every single universe ever because of what? Because Old!Bucky tells us so? Because the artist is drawing Bucky smiling (tripping/drugged out) and therefore supposed to be happy forever and ever?

C. I think this whole thing is very telling about how Kot views women and relationships. It is one thing to have a character move on from a relationship, but there is something really gross about thinking it’s ok to literally replace one woman with another in every single universe - and let’s remember, Old!Bucky has admitted to manipulating Buckys across the multiverse into relationships with her, which is it’s own level of grossiness. Everything about BB:WS shows how little respect Kot has for Brubaker and Liu’s work, and Bucky & Natasha’s relationship in general (and I think the last issue started to show how little respect he has for Natasha, what with Old!Bucky’s comments about the one guy being his son in another universe). And at the same time, he can’t even be bothered to show his own OC any respect by developing her into a full character or giving her a personality that doesn’t involve her being a queen or sleeping with Bucky.

Or let me put it this way. This is how Old!Bucky refers Ms. Space Queen:

This is how Bucky refers to Natasha:

I’m sorry but after everything we’ve learned over the years about who Bucky Barnes is as a character, does anyone other than Kot really believe Bucky’s destined to be with the lover over the best friend in every single universe?

anonymous asked:

Do you think the current resurgence of Bucky/Natasha content is a direct response fan outcry, or is it simply Marvel looking for a way to put some finality to the relationship/make a quick buck? Killing the relationship permanently lets them pair both characters with other people, which allows writers more freedom and is something Marvel might want. Personally, I hope this is a sign of more Winterwidow to come. What are your thoughts on this? Is this good news for us or a sign of the end?

I would attribute this to a greater number of BuckyNat fans actively making their voices heard through letters/emails/twitter/live events in combination with individual creators being receptive to the idea of addressing/referencing the relationship in their stories. Both Chris Samnee and Jim Zub have proactively interacted with BuckyNat fans and content on social media (and don’t forget Samnee had a short run on Captain America including Captain America & Bucky #624). The current BuckyNat content exists because the creators wanted to create it, and honestly I have a hard time imagining Marvel forcing them to address a hanging plot point after ignoring it for all this time.

Now it’s really important for me to remind everyone that it very likely that BW #9 will not end with Natasha and Bucky happily and perfectly back together again, and that is not necessarily a bad thing. The Black Widow team clearly has a long-term storyline plotted out for Natasha. While I am keeping my fingers crossed that storyline includes Natasha and Bucky slowly rebuilding their relationship, what I am hoping most from this story is two things: 1. it shows us (or at the very least acknowledges) Natasha’s side of the immediate post-Widow Hunt story and 2. it leaves Natasha and Bucky in a positive place re: their relationship, so even if the current team doesn’t want to rebuild it, there’s still a foundation for a future team to work with. If we end up getting more than this, it will be the icing on the BuckyNat cake. :D

Attn All BuckyNat Fans! FYBN NEEDS YOU!

It has come to my attention that in the end of Thunderbolts #1, the creators said they wanted to hear what readers thought and threw out a couple of ideas, which included this:

Guys this is our chance to let Marvel know that BuckyNat fans are still here, that we’ve been waiting patiently for someone to fix Widow Hunt, but we are tired of being ignored. That we are not going to just give up or fade away, and we’re not going to let Marvel pretend that one of their greatest and most equal superhero romances didn’t happen. But for this to work, we need as many people as possible to send in emails. Ten, twenty emails are easy for Marvel to ignore. But if we could get just half the people who follow this blog to send an email, we’re talking thousands and thousands of people. That’s a whole lot harder for Marvel to ignore. At the very least, we might be able to stop Marvel from throwing Bucky into some random romance that no one wants to see.

WHAT YOU CAN DO: I’m asking for everyone to send Marvel an e-mail. It doesn’t matter if you’re a MCU only-fan, or haven’t read the Thunderbolts, or aren’t in the U.S. All that matters is that you love Bucky and Natasha and want them back together.

Send your emails to MHEROES@Marvel.com and address your subject line to the Thunderbolts team. Your email can be as short or as long as you want it to be. You can tell them something as simple as ‘The only person Bucky should be kissing is Natasha Romanoff’ or you can go into detail about how much they mean to each other or how much their relationship means to you. Whatever you want. I just ask that everyone be polite. Thank you so much!

anonymous asked:

Can you tell me Buckynat fanfiction you like?

I’ve gotten a lot of fanfiction asks lately and I apologize for not answering them all individually, but I hope this answers the majority of your requests! First, I want to recommend checking out our BuckyNat Mini Bang entries from earlier this year: BuckyNat Week 2015 Mini Bang; and I also want to take a moment to signal boost the existence of this Tumblr people should check out: BuckyNat Fic Recs!

Now on to some of my favorites:

a case of you by irnan

Spy-like, Natasha Romanov pokes her nose in places it probably doesn’t belong, reads letters definitely not addressed to her, and attaches some distinctly odd sort-of-superstitions to other people’s personal belongings. Meanwhile Bucky Barnes is a very charming sort of person, even when he’s a little messed up.

and in which darkness by anomalocaris

It is 1962, and the world is changing. The future shines bright in Moscow, gleaming in the dark, and all the decades of suffering will soon at last bring their long-promised rewards. Utopia seems imminent.

Meanwhile, Natalia Romanova discovers the true cost of creating the Soviet Dream. What future is there for people like her? What is she fighting for? What can Natalia be loyal to, if not the Red Room?

(Or: a love story, told in the interstices of Mr. Khrushchev’s war.)

But Right by Terra

Awkward meetings with ex-boyfriends; or, the lessons people teach you and the ones you teach yourself. Natasha-centric, c. New Avengers #48.

Incendiary Vices and a Filthy Never Mind by nicalyse

In a mess of unknowns, there is a certainty, one thing that has become clear since they began working together again: She wants him.

it’s the wrong time (but she’s pulling me through) by girl0nfire

And it’s always like this, an old familiar song; he comes home worse for the wear and she’s always there, ready to help him forget, or maybe to remember.

Revenant by Domenika Marzione (domarzione)

Avenger, assassin, friend, spy, lover, survivor, hand of vengeance, instrument of grace, defector, and a woman of fierce loyalty. Natasha Romanova is a perfect warrior, an imperfect woman, and she needs every one of her many facets in the wake of a tragedy that rocks the Avengers’ world off its foundations.

Some Of The Colors Have To Fade by impertinence

Bucky and Natasha drive around the country, taking out HYDRA agents. Along the way, Bucky learns a thing or two.

the city of three revolutions by yavanei

They call her by many names. The Widow. The Slavic Shadow. The Red Death.

They call him the Winter Soldier. Russia’s deadliest assassin. He has no name.

Years later, as more of the falsehoods and manufactured memories fall away; her mind brings back a single thread of truth to her. An American’s voice, quiet and intense, whispers her name - Natalia - into her ear at night, and it’s a ghost rattling around in the confines of her brain and in between the shattered spaces of her heart. It’s the color of blood dripping on pure white snow.

this bullet lodged in my chest, covered with your name by Cinaed

Some of Natasha’s memories are true, some are false, but throughout all of them runs one thread of remembrance: a cool metal hand gentle upon her back, tender against her cheek, tight around her throat; an assassin with a crooked smile and eyes like winter.

Who Compels My Strength by SakuraTsukikage

“Do you want me to stop?” he asked, smiling as he pressed another kiss into the hollow of her shoulder, she could feel it against her skin, even as his hand skimmed up under her shirt, gentle against the curve of her spine until he found the clasp of her bra and unhooked it easily.

Natasha smiled a little more, burying it with a kiss in his hair as she curled her fingers firmly into the thick hair at the nape of his neck, gripping it tightly so that she could tug at it. “Don’t you dare,” she said.

When The Sunset Eats The Sky by uminoko

It has been a year since Widow Hunt, with no resolution forthcoming. 

And for those of you ok with Steve/Bucky/Natasha:

i am on a lonely road and i am travelling (looking for the key to set me free) by irnan

“You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear.”

Wherein Natasha Romanov has a bucket list and a metaphorical feelings-cat, joins the Victoria Hand Rescue Society Inc, and is absolutely not dating either or both of her super-soldier BFFs from the 1940s, no matter what Nick Fury thinks.

Agreed!

And I’m glad you didn’t quit FYBN, Sherry! While I think we have similar posts or the same posts at times - I often re-blog FYBN - I think we do different things. While FYBN inspired the creation of DBN, it was never meant to copy it (and I don’t think it does).

Also, I know for sure there are people who follow FYBN who don’t follow DBN and vice versa. It’s just a matter of preference: We’re different people with different “styles” and personalities, kinda just like you said.

Then there are folks who follow both DBN and FYBN. They’re my favorites.  lol

But yeah, lady. Rock on.  :)

anonymous asked:

Are there any MCU!Buckynat fics that you recommend?

here are a few of my faves:

Some Of The Colors Have To Fade by impertinence

Bucky and Natasha drive around the country, taking out HYDRA agents. Along the way, Bucky learns a thing or two.

a case of you by irnan

Spy-like, Natasha Romanov pokes her nose in places it probably doesn’t belong, reads letters definitely not addressed to her, and attaches some distinctly odd sort-of-superstitions to other people’s personal belongings. Meanwhile Bucky Barnes is a very charming sort of person, even when he’s a little messed up.

the city of three revolutions by yavanei

They call her by many names. The Widow. The Slavic Shadow. The Red Death. They call him the Winter Soldier. Russia’s deadliest assassin. He has no name.

Years later, as more of the falsehoods and manufactured memories fall away; her mind brings back a single thread of truth to her. An American’s voice, quiet and intense, whispers her name - Natalia - into her ear at night, and it’s a ghost rattling around in the confines of her brain and in between the shattered spaces of her heart. It’s the color of blood dripping on pure white snow.

and if you’re cool with SteveBuckyNat, I can’t recommend this fic enough:

i am on a lonely road and i am travelling (looking for the key to set me free) by irnan

“You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear.”

Wherein Natasha Romanov has a bucket list and a metaphorical feelings-cat, joins the Victoria Hand Rescue Society Inc, and is absolutely not dating either or both of her super-soldier BFFs from the 1940s, no matter what Nick Fury thinks.

please forgive what is probably an abuse of my modly powers

but if anyone going to SLCC wanted to ask Sebastian Stan a question about Bucky/Natasha and then wanted to tell tumblr what he said…

that would be amazingly awesome

(Obviously he won’t be able to say anything about CA:CW or anything specific about the future movies, but questions like if there was a particular scene from the comics he’d like to do in the movies, or what his favorite Bucky/Natasha storyline from the comics was, stuff like should be cool.)

Updates to FYBN

Today I can announce that after approximately one billion years I have finally gotten around to updating FYBN’s theme! (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*: ・゚✧ I want to give a big THANK YOU to @youneedtostrut for designing the header for the new site. I hopefully have worked out all the kinks in the html, but in case anyone comes across anything weird, please shoot me a message and I’ll try to get it fixed asap.


Along with updating the site’s layout and design, I have added several new resource pages that I hope you guys will find useful:

Tags: Tags finally have their own special dedicated reference page, which will be updated as new tags are needed.

Frequently Asked Questions: This is the biggest addition to the site and something I’ve been meaning to do for quite a long time. Along with each Q & A are links to related asks, discussions, and/or comic panels, as well as a ‘cheat sheet’ to 616!Bucky and 616!Natasha.

Recommended Reading: This is a revamped version of the old reading recs page. Included are my top ten BuckyNat issues, top graphic novel recs, and the BuckyNat Suggested Reading Order List.

Intro to Comics: Also known as “Getting Started With Comic Books”. This page includes information on where to find comics, some comic book terminology, and a more general Marvel Comics recommended reading list.


And finally I want to thank everyone for sending me such lovely messages about the new theme today! It definitely made my workday a little brighter :D 

✧・゚: *✧・゚:* Just 1 Day Until BuckyNat Week *:・゚✧*:・゚✧

Join us March 15-21 here at FYBN and in the #buckynat week tag to celebrate the love and respect that Bucky Barnes and Natasha Romanova have for one another! The event is open to all Bucky/Natasha fans – no comic book experience required.

To participant, all you have to do is tag your post #buckynat week!

For more information about the event, please check out #BuckyNat Week Information. Thanks so much!