kylux fic recs #5
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- when the world comes to gather me in by orangelightsaber, 21k / POST TFA / After the catastrophic defeat at Starkiller, Kylo decides he wont be returning to complete his training, and that he’s taking Hux with him, whether Hux likes it or not.
- whose leash, whose cur by callmelyss, 6k / Ah yes, Ren’s new favorite game. It started about a week after Crait; if he thinks Hux has strayed too far, somewhere he can’t keep an eye on him, he kriffing yanks him closer with the Force.
- Prelude to the End of the Game by hollycomb, 56k / Kylo has wrath to unleash and a destiny to fulfill. Hux has plans.
- Overwork by Vhett, 7k, wip / In the wake of the Supremacy disaster, Hux is using stims to keep himself and the Order running.
- Détente by GoblinCity, 21k, wip / After the Battle of Crait, Armitage Hux is confident that Kylo Ren will be the architect of his own demise. Kylo surprises him.
- In Our Blood by fedaykin, 4k, wip / It hadn’t shown Rey what she wanted, but perhaps the watery pit on Ahch-To would give Kylo his path, his future, his means to success.
- Disaster Recovery Plan by GenerallyHuxurious, 8k / Mega Star Destroyer is in worse condition than anyone realised, a fact Hux discovers only just in time to save his own life.
- Lying Side by Side in Pieces by ballvvasher, 14k / MPREG FIC / After failing to exterminate the Resistance, the newly appointed Supreme Leader makes it clear he doesn’t care for Hux’s well-being.
LIGHT SIDE VS. DARK SIDE:
- Make Me by Ajaxthegreat, 52k / The one where Ben pulls a fast one on Hux and he spends the next year of his life relentlessly hunting Ben down in a blind rage, Ahab-style
- Lucid Dreamer by theoneandonlyzoom., 63k / General Hux, it seems, was always destined for greatness. It’s therefore really too bad nobody realizes he’s a spy for the Resistance.
- The Fall by rosensilence, 15k, wip / When Resistance smuggler Kylo Ren is captured and brought aboard the Finalizer, General Hux gets more than he was expecting.
- Emperor’s Heir by Ellstra, 88k / Now he has to choose between two equally unappealing alternatives: undergoing some ghastly ritual to gain Force sensitivity, or death.
- The World Might Do Me In by ZsforSs, 76k / A few weeks after his fifteenth birthday Armitage Hux met his mother for the first time since he was a toddler, defected from the First Order, and found out he was Force sensitive.
PARALLEL LIVES & UNIVERSES:
- Iterative Processing by Splintered_Star, 45k / Hux, surrounded by the ruins of the Order, decides to die rather than be captured. Then – he wakes up on Hosnian Prime, hours before its destruction by Starkiller.
- Chevrefoil by Vadianna, 102k, wip / Hux wakes up, panicked and alone, after a mission he can’t remember. The wrongness continues as he realizes the mission doesn’t exist, the Finalizer is in the wrong sector of space, the training program is years behind schedule, the Hosnian System is whole and functioning, and no one has heard of Kylo Ren.
SOME KIND OF MAGIC:
- The Eldritch Effect by GenerallyHuxurious, 67k / For the last three years Major Donal A. Hux, formerly of the British Army’s Parachute Regiment, and Kylo Ren, estranged son of US Defence Secretary Leia Organa, have been tooling around North America investigating “weirdness”- and they’re plenty weird themselves.
- A Handbook for Practical Daemon Keeping by Marlon, 30k / “A Handbook for Practical Daemon Keeping”. Kylo snorted as he pulled the crumbling book off the shelf. What nonsense.
- Blood on Porcelain by BIFF1, 47k / Deputy Hux thought that by moving to Arkanis he would be on the fast track to becoming sheriff. He had no idea that when he transferred he was about to face his demons in the form of a murdered local boy and Sheriff Snoke’s pet ‘psychic’ Kylo Ren.
- A Cracked Gift by Hermineuh, 84k / Armitage Hux is a journalist for a scientific magazine. However, when he must attend a presentation on something not scientifically proven, he finds it difficult to keep his sharp tongue in check.
HISTORICAL & WILDERNESS:
- Ascesis by hedgerowhag, 40k / “Then you will travel north with us until our path ends in Uppsala.” There are brief mutters as the ghoulish company whispers around Hux, but he does not listen as an unbidden smile crooks his lips.
- Sustenance by theoneandonlyzoom, 27k / Kylo Ren has spent the last five years fighting in the desert, leading the Southern Front for Emperor Snoke’s war against the Resistance.
- My Life in Ruins by Gefionne, 30k, wip / Dr. Armitage Hux is the preeminent archaeology professor at Arkanis University, but when he needs to find an ancient artifact, he has to enlist the help of treasure-hunter Kylo Ren.
- First Order Market Research Welcomes Your Participation by GenerallyHuxurious, 5k, wip / For the last few years Kylo Ren has been supplementing his income by taking part in paid market research panels. One particular company keeps sending him the strangest questions though…
- Two Years, Two Months, and Twenty-Eight Days by kyluxtrashcompactor, PalenDrome, PangolinPirate, 76k / It took less than twenty-four hours after they met to know that they were meant for each other. But it will take longer than that to get it right.
- Homecoming by eikyuu, 69k / AU in which Kylo has cut off all contact with his parents for the past seven years, but one phone call brings him right back to his dysfunctional family, and away from his hopeful art career.
- Receipt in the Bag by Misaya, 63k, wip / You can tell a lot about a person by examining the contents of their grocery bags. When they’re sad, when they’re treating themselves, when they fall in love.
BITTER EXES GETTING BACK TOGETHER:
- Stars Hung With String by dallystrings, 41k / They might have been stuck at the same wedding for a weekend, but that didn’t require interaction. He had no reason to feel anything but bitterness and resentment towards him. And yet.
- Something To Be Thankful For by JinxedAmbitions, 12k, wip / Divorce isn’t easy on either Armie or Ben, but their marriage wasn’t easy either. However, now that it’s over, neither Armitage nor Ben have the courage to tell their families which has led to the awkward invitation to the Organa-Solo family Thanksgiving.
- If I Set the World Ablaze (The Dark Can’t Have Me) by JinxedAmbitions, 19k, wip / The Knights of Ren are one of the most successful punk bands of their generation. They are on the top of the world, but Kylo struggles with his own demons, which are taking their toll on the band. Armitage Hux is an image wizard.
- Broadway, Here I Come by bioticnerfherder, 19k, wip / Acclaimed author Kylo Ren decides to adapt his best-selling biographical book on his grandparents into a musical.
- I Can Make Your Day Glow by Marlon, 16k / “You have a lot of talent, Kylo,” his advisor muses while paging through his portfolio, “but you’ll never really excel until you master the human form.”
- The Wine Dark Sea by EllaBesmirched, 27k, wip / After months of chases, false leads, and near misses, Admiral Armitage Hux finally has notorious pirate captain Kylo Ren in his sights.
- O Bury Me Not by cowboykylux, 75k / Armitage Hux has only ever had one dream: ruling the oceans with an iron fist.
- Hemoglobin by CyanideBreathmint, 29k, wip / One night he picks up a young man named Ben, who is not exactly what he seems to be.
- Take the midnight train by sabrina, 14k / Every vampire slayer knows that Dracula is absurdly and irresponsibly romanticized, which should make Dracula-obsessed vampire Kylo Ren totally uninteresting to Armitage Hux. If only this were the case.
- Of Our Time by Ezlebe, 15k / “I could care less. I was made this way before there were movies – before fucking Stroker. Call me a demon if it makes you feel better.”
- Only I Will Remain by fedaykin, 4k, wip / DUNE AU / Destinies entwined, they realize that there is only one truth in the universe - the Spice must flow.
- Fixer Upper by IrisParry, 10k, wip / HAUNTED HOUSE AU / When Armitage Hux starts with First Order estate agents, he thinks the house on Alderaan Drive is an insult, a patronising set of training wheels for the new boy. He is … not correct.
- Odds of Survival by Marzarelo, 67k, wip / ZOMBIE AU / Now they’re stuck with each other, trying to survive together, despite the fact that they have hated one another since the day they met.
- Stars In Our Wake by griesly, 70k / BOOKSTORE AU / As the owner of Flagship Books, Hux has his life perfectly in order until professional disappointment Kylo Ren barges into his shop and unfortunately, his life.
- Empty Space, Watch the Waves by frapandfurious, 53k / MERMAN AU / The longer he thought about it, the less he could deny it. Impossible as it seemed, it had been real.
- The Peculiarity Of Our Genetics by Yulicia, 30k / MUTANTS AU / Armitage Hux has been chasing the elusive mutant known as Kylo Ren for months - and he was about as his wits end.
- The Master Bakers by EverlivingGhosts, 53k / BAKE OFF AU / Tantrums, betrayals and delicious pastries; this year on the Bake Off is going to prove very interesting to say the least.
RECOVERY FICS (heed the warnings and tags):
- A Space Between Death and Sleep by SquirrellyThief, 11k / Hux puts himself out of commission. Ren keeps watch while he recovers.
- Alone Beside You by dallystrings, 41k / “I want to get everyone together,” Poe explained, finally, “For a week. Up at Ben’s parents’ cabin in the mountains,” or; Hux is trying to keep it together while Ben falls apart.
BONUS EXCELLENT SMUT FICS:
- Daddy Please by kyluxicle, letmeputitinyourbutt, 265k / Young CEO Kylo Ren has too much time on his hands and decides that the new intern would be fun to have as a sugar baby.
- Reach Out in the Darkness by unicornsandbutane, 9k / Cadet Hux strikes out one chilly evening in search of some legendary creature that’s supposed to be extremely powerful.
BONUS LOVELY ‘KYLUX ADJACENT’ FIC:
- Life (Disambiguation) by Harlanhardway, 25k / “Are you my new Administrator?” Ash is an android and Paterson is the quiet, poetry-writing bus driver that he falls in love with.