My interest in HIGH SCHOOL AUs used to register in the negative and I’m still not really entirely sure how that changed! I think it’s a combination of admittedly being hungry for anything with these characters and that thing where… frankly, Loki screams of a teenager going through a rebellious phase to me, so of course seeing him as an actual teenager makes all the sense in the world to me.
Tom Hiddleston has even compared Thor to the popular football player type to Loki’s artistic quieter type, further making it just so easy for me to see them in a high school au setting! But, well, honestly. A lot of it is also that teenage boys are obnoxious assholes and that is why I love them. (I can’t properly recommend my own work, but I’m slowly getting my own high school AU fics up on AO3.)
THOR/LOKI - SCHOOL AU RECS:
→ shifting your shape to my shells by hannibalisms, thor/loki + other mcu characters, NSFW, college au, abuse issues, 55k
Loki would like to think that a random roommate is better than being alone again, but since he can’t really get a word in edgewise, he doesn’t know for sure.
→ Dubious Intent by mintea, thor/loki, NSFW, high school au, 8.9k
When Loki imagined how he would eventually be expelled from his prissy private school, he did not envision it being such a dull event.
Loki barely swallows a groan as he pushes himself from the wall. Thor, on the other hand, is not even trying to hide the grin on his face as he strides up beside Loki, a broad shoulder bumping into his. Loki’s annoyance spikes up with it.
→ The Glorious Conclusion of the Marvelous Story of the Time-Traveling Wolf Cadaver by MonstrousRegiment, thor/loki, NSFW, high school au, 3.4k
One time, Loki and Thor were crammed together in the belly of a huge, bear-sized, stuffed wolf, and talked about their dicks. This is exactly as disturbing as it sounds.
→ The Fundamental Theorem of Shakespeare by Canute, thor/loki + other mcu characters, NSFW, high school au, teacher/student relationship, 48k wip
Thanks to a prank gone wrong, Loki gets kicked out of a class and must sign up for a new one in order to earn enough credits to graduate. The problem? He may or may not have implied wanting sexual relations with his teacher. Fortunately, it seems as if his feelings might not be so unrequited after all. Thor/Loki, with Steve/Tony on the side
→ Hearts in Great Demand by loki_god_of_sexiness, thor/loki, NSFW, high school au, fluff, 3.6k
Prompt: ”What about an AU teen Thor and Loki are on Earth where it’s autumn and they’re just having the time of their lives like going to the park and other cutesy stuff and it’s all romantic then later it’s all like wow hot damn. *failed wink*”
→ Deuces Are Wild by CalamityCain, thor/loki, somewhat nsfw, human au, college au, 1.5k
When Thor found him, Loki was a battered survivor on a long lonely road. Tying your heart to such a troubled creature can only bring trouble. But Thor is willing to risk it, even if it means changing his ordinary world forever.
→ A Little More Than Mammals by RazzleDazzle, thor/loki, NSFW, high school au, 4.4k
“IMAGINE HIGH SCHOOL AU WHERE THEY’RE GROUPED TOGETHER FOR A PROJECT AND LOKI IS TRYING TO TYPE UP THEIR ANALYSIS AND THOR IS JUST KISSING HIS NECK TRYING TO DISTRACT HIM OK.”
Love letters and roses and small gifts in his locker. He walks away, trailing the remaining chunks of paper after him and inwardly compiles a list of good pranks to calm himself.
→ Untitled by insouciant, thor/loki, high school au, 1k
Thor stumbles upon his best friend Loki’s final senior project for his photography class.
→ doctrinam by Shinkirou, thor/loki, NSFW, high school au, 2.8k
Loki finds it somewhat hard to help when Thor’s focused more on getting in his pants.
→ All in Good Fun (Really) by Canute, thor/loki + other mcu characters, high school au, 6.6k
Loki Laufeyson is currently living by himself in an apartment, works at a convenience store that sells pretty convincing models of doombots, and spends practically every afternoon at the diner situated conveniently in front of the Avengers tower. Somehow, a superhero takes an interest in him.
→ Blind by mrhiddles, thor/loki + other thor characters, NSFW, human au, college au, light bondage, 11k
Thor’s in a frat and Loki’s not. It’s close to finals and a year to graduation and Loki finally accepts one of Thor’s badgering attempts at getting him to attend one of Thor’s parties. But Thor back peddles when he realizes Loki is more interested in some of the darker aspects these parties can offer.
→ SHIELD Academy: Loki Hates People by blueberry01120, thor/loki + steve/tony + avengers + greater marvel universe characters, nsfw, high school au, 441k
Loki never asked his mother for a new life, to move to America, to start at a new school, or for a step-brother. He certainly didn’t ask for said step-brother to be built like the Norse god he’s named for, and he didn’t ask for his body to react anytime said step-brother touched him. Well, it doesn’t matter that Loki didn’t ask for any of it because that is his new life, and he better learn to deal with it.
SHIELD Academy is one of the top schools in the nation, but the students are even more colorful. Loki makes “friends"—using that term flexibly—fast, and that’s all great except for he’s falling faster.
Loki hates people, has always hated people, for a reason. It looks like those reasons are his life now.
→ Go, Thor, Go! by blueberry01120, thor/loki, nsfw, high school au, crossdressing, 11.2k
Loki is a cheerleader. His not-brother Thor is a football player. Thor likes cheerleaders and may or may not have a weakness for Loki (read: definitely has a weakness for Loki which Loki knows all about). Very sticky pompoms follow.
Loki finished his homework and studying early tonight. He had no idea what to do with himself. He got out a book, but he was too restless to read. He considered going for a walk, but that seemed uninteresting. Still, he had so much energy to burn off…and he knew exactly how he wanted to do that.
Contrary to what the entire high school thought, Thor and Loki rather got on at home.
→ Loki the Teenage Witch by Miss Synph (Synph), thor/loki, high school au, ~1k
Loki could magick the polish onto his toenails, but where would the fun be in that?
→ hold me a little closer by DailyDrabble (EliraWinter), thor/loki, high school au, ~1k
Loki has a bad day at school and Thor’s there afterwards to make him smile.
→ Untitled High School AU (WIP) by lokilaufeyson, thor/loki, nsfw, high school au, 1.3k
Thor’s a jock, Loki’s a quiet studious loner who happens to have a crush on Thor. Thor would never be caught dead with Loki, not romantically, but things happen.
→ Three Weeks Before Hell by smileybagel, thor/loki eventually + odin/laufey, high schook au, 11.7k wip
Odin and Laufey are set to wed in New York. Their sons are not so happy about this arrangement. In fact, they already hate each other. They have hated each other since they were toddlers. And now, they must become brothers.
→ Hogwartvengers ‘Verse , thor/loki + multiple mcu pairings (read the tags for invidual pairings in a given fic), 200k for the entire fic, probably about ~30-50k for the parts I’m recommending?
A Hogwarts AU in which the Avengers are Hogwarts students.
THOR & LOKI - SCHOOL AU RECS:
→ Loki Odinson and the Hogwarts Housemates by Coneycat, thor & loki + being human cast + frigga/odin, HP crossover, school au, fluff (fluffy angst), kidfic, some bullying, 116.8k
Loki Odinson, younger son of a high official in the Ministry for Magic, has never had a real friend and hopes that will change when he starts his first year at Hogwarts. Then he learns something that makes even that hope seem impossible.
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