Hello there :) Do you have any good recommendations for gen fics featuring Zuko's friendship with the GAang?
GAang Friendship Fic Recs (Say That Five Times Fast!)
A Matter of Trust
their escape from the Boiling Rock, Hakoda must decide if he can trust Zuko.
doesn’t feel like he belongs in the group, but somebody tries to convince him
that he’ll be just fine.
A Misunderstanding of Sides
the Gaang takes a trip to the Earth Kingdom after EIP, Zuko gets captured by
Earth Kingdom soldiers while away from the others.
The Team Dad
the one we need to remind us what exactly we’re supposed to be doing, and that
we just need to work harder to do it. He’s the one who can make me feel
confident just by telling me I’m a talented kid. And he’s my worst enemy’s
son.” Friendship fic.
Problems and Solutions
does Zuko handle too many assassination attempts? An expansion of two drabbles
by Kimberly T. Posted with her permission.
Not Quite Casual Conversation It
took Toph a while to decide on a nickname for Zuko - nothing quite seemed to
fit. A continued conversation from Ember Island Players.
understands why Zuko had to join them. What she doesn’t understand is why he
and Sokka had to spend every waking moment in each other’s company.
Desperately needing supplies, the Gaang heads to a nearby tourist trap. Katara might learn to appreciate the addition of Zuko to the team a little more… that is, if the others don’t drive her completely insane first.
Can We Keep Him?
snowgulls, two tiger seals, one penguin and a Fire Nation Prince. The trials of
Over My Dignity
and Zuko find that their odd friendship has unanticipated consequences, and
both make choices that will effect one another and the new world order.
Scarring and Brotherhood
random little oneshot I wrote as a Christmas present for my big brother. Set
slightly AU after the episode The Western Air Temple. Zuko goes to apologize to
Toph for burning her feet and some unexpended bonding happens. Sibling!Toko.
an attempt to restore peace to a war-torn world, Zuko requests Aang to do
something for him. But could this short detour lead him to a little blast to a
few months ago, especially when coming back to a certain school? Post-war.
Brothers in Arms
a palace in Ba Sing Se, one man awaits his death, one boy – his torture, and
another – his destiny. An Iroh, Sokka and Zuko adventure. Now with epilogue.
The Beifong Estate
everything seemed a little better with Fire Lord Sparky there. Toko Friendsip.
Babysitting the Benders and Bumi
about what happens when each member of the gaang has to babysit the kids: Kya,
Bumi, Tenzin, Lin, and Zuko’s daughter, Ursa, aka Honora.
The Art of Intervention
Zuko has been working himself to the bone, and really isn’t listening to
anyone. Whatever. It’s not like Toph was going to ask permission anyway. Toph
& Zuko friendship fic.
SPOILERS FOR THE BOILING ROCK! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK! Zuko: Sokka and Hakoda
approved! Poor Katara. zutara, sukka, hinted sokzu
one-shot. What would happen if Aang ever told Zuko that he had a dream about
Zuko’s father wearing no pants? Takes place immediately after “The Boiling
Zuko gets dumped. Sokka is the world’s best wingman. There is chloroform.
The things a young Fire Lord learns at the beginning of his reign.
and Zuko share a conversation on the wonders of family, Iroh, and good tea.
Toko!sibling fic. For smilypie.
First Name Basis
are lots of issues with Zuko joining the Avatar’s "Gaang.” Some are
concerned with life and death, good and evil, trust and betrayal. Some, though,
are just plain awkward. Set after “The Western Air Temple.” No
Long Live the Prince
Set just after “The Boiling Rock.” Aang and the others learn the story
of how Zuko got his scar from the newcomer Chit Sang, who thought the prince
had been killed three years ago.
Finally, for those people who hate happiness itself:
When All Your Dreams Come True AU during the First Season. Zuko has finally captured Aang and returned to the Fire Nation. He couldn’t be happier. Really, he couldn’t. Warning: Very dark. Rated M for violent themes.
And have some bonus friendship:
Forgotten Ones: Letter to Song
the end of the war, a young Earth Kingdom herbalist named Song receives a
strange letter. Who could she possibly know in the Fire Nation?
Forgotten Ones: Lieutenant Jee
After the siege of the North Pole, Lieutenant Jee was branded a traitor and thrown in prison. The war is over now, so what could the Firelord have in mind for him?
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