Topic of the Day: World War II. Strictly speaking, when people ask me what my favorite genre of literature to read is, my answer is World War I/II novels. I will definitely be making a WWI reclist in the future. Find anything I missed over at AO3. There are some that I left off intentionally to go on future rec lists.
Warnings: these fic are all about war and include references to violence, injuries, PTSD, homophobia, and the Holocaust. Make sure you read all tags and authors’ notes.
Charles Xavier’s wealth protects him from mandatory service in the British Armed Forces, but he refuses to sit idly by when his telepathy can be used to assist the Allied Powers. As a British spy, Charles gains the Nazi Party’s trust and is sent to Paris to complete one last mission. His plan is disrupted when he runs into someone he never thought he would see again. WWII AU with nods to Atonement.
Notes: omg this fic. This fic is amazing. And heartwrenching. I’m not going to say anything more about it but you should read it. Now.
Erik Lehnsherr is a spy in the SS, and his British liaison is strategist Charles Xavier. Their relationship from the moment they meet to a year after the end of the war. - “You’re the only person in the world who knows what I am.”
Notes: This fic is just bursting with feelings! Their relationship is so dynamic, especially in the setting of the war.