S03 E05: The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak

This is the compilation of all Olicity fics written in response to S03E05 of Arrow. The list do not include speculation stories of future episodes or plot development, just post-episode reactions and missing scenes. Keep this in mind when you sent a suggestion to add to this list. 


so close yet so far (3x05 post-episode ficlet) by hope27 [T - part of a collection]

Felicity is surprised to see Oliver sitting on the steps to her townhouse when she returns from dropping her mother off at the airport. Their relationship is in limbo but, no matter what, they will always be there for each other.

Felicity is not picking up the phone by MaryTagus [T - 299]

Felicity his having a terrible day. Her mom his in town for a visit and the Super Virus she created while on MIT is being use to blackmail the city.

While her computers are doing their thing Oliver told her to go to home and talk to her mother.

Now Oliver his trying to contact Felicity and she isn’t pick up the phone.

Always One Foot on the Ground by MachaSWicket [E - 6697]

Felicity’s had a long couple of days, what with her mother’s visit and her ex-boyfriend’s reappearance and Oliver’s insistence on reminding her about his feelings. So of course Oliver would show up at her place when all she really wants to do is sleep.

heroism by minachandler [G - 3693]

Sometimes, Felicity needs to be reminded that she’s a hero, too. After spending the day with her mother, Felicity contemplates what Oliver said to her. With a helpful nudge in the right direction from Laurel, she ends up finding comfort in the unlikeliest of places - the bottom of a shot-glass filled with vodka - with Oliver himself. On his bed, no less.

Deleted Scene: Oliver hears from ARGUS by orphan_account [G - 315]

Oliver hears from Lyla that Felicity’s apartment was found trashed and her missing.

Oliver goes to save Felicity in the Warehouse by MaryTagus [G - 535]

Missing scene from Arrow 3x05.


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“I think that’s the hardest I’ve ever laughed at someone else’s expense. And I laughed. I laughed so hard I collapsed on the floor… I laughed so hard they had to redo my makeup because it was streaming off my face splashing off of me.“ - Amanda Schull, describing her amusement over Aaron Stanford being dressed as Marty McFly in 12 Monkeys (x)

I don’t know why SyFy is slowly dribbling out these BTS videos for season 3 long after it aired. But the latest one was on the hilarious 80s heist caper episode.