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He staggered to a halt, abruptly terrified of pressing onwards through the mist, and tried not to cry.

rated:G | GEN | sap | Elric Kyoudai


"I swear it's a crime," Ed addressed the ceiling.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | fluff


He was looking forward to the prospect of a hot meal in the cafeteria; even if it wasn't exactly home cooking, at least it was hot, and it was fresh.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | humor | Elric Kyoudai


"Mai--" Ed didn't finish his sentence as he stared at the three-inch stack of letters in Foley's hand.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | drama | prisonfic


There was something almost funny about the surprise on Roy's face.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | death


"This," Edward said authoritatively, "is bullshit."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | blanketfic | humor


"Oh yeah... Huh!" Ed looked around, brightening. "Wow, it looks a lot different upright and not burning."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor | meta


You hide it well behind your bluster and your sulks, but the workings of your mind are at once cunningly devious and ruthlessly simple.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | TWT | Edward Elric | angst | introspective | ???


When night fell in Ishvar, night vision or no vision, flares or no flares, there was nothing you wanted to do less than draw attention to yourself.

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Fullmetal | Jean Havoc | action | drama | gore


That was the problem with girls these days... they just didn't know how to deal with a little pain.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Edward Elric | OC | Pinako Rockbell | humor


Alchemy. It's all fun and games until somebody loses a limb and creates an abomination.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor | parody


A man can do terrible things in the name of his uniform--his leader, his service, his country. Then he spends the rest of his life going crazy or chasing penance.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | July/August FullserviceFMA Contest | Offsite Award | Winry Rockbell | drama


She feels like an intruder, eyes watching her from empty rooms, and every stair is a memory she dares not to disturb.

rated:M-L-V | GEN | angst | introspective


Alphonse washed, and Edward dried (owing to the automail; safer not to submerge), and between the two of them the stack eventually diminished.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | fluff | humor | Elric Kyoudai


It was a big world out there, full of more possibilities than either of them could dream of.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | drama | sweet


If there was something Al still deeply enjoyed about his illness, it was seeing Ed play a sort of housewife.

rated:G | GEN | sap | Elric Kyoudai


He's seen quite enough of the military hospital in Central, and much as he likes the nurses, he was still glad when he thought they were through with it.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | DF: ep 50 | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | drama


Ed opened his mouth, and then closed it. "Visibility is that important to you, huh?" he said.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | TWT | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | humor | 354th FG HQ


And while he didn't know the Niisan that had been to hell and back again with a grin on his face, he knew his Niisan, and he knew that prison was not at all where he belonged.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | DF: ep 43 | 2006 Action-Adventure | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | action | angst | prisonfic


The voice hit Ed like a blow, and drove the breath from his lungs. "Where are you?" he shouted. "Where are you?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama | humor


The tree was wobbly, but with a few kicks and shoves Ed got it to stand up in the corner by the window.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | fluff


She remembers the dreamlike way the pieces seemed to sit on the board—on account of the light, maybe, or perhaps her own faltering memory.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | Riza Hawkeye | introspective


He just carries himself with a certain atmosphere, one that feels like splinters of buildings falling off walls and landing broken or the smell of roasted flesh.

rated:G-V | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | action | dark | drama | introspective


“Um, you must’ve learned that from Colonel Bastard.  You’d better not be flashing that at the nurses.  Or at me, ever, ever again.”

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | post-series | DF: ch 107 | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Jean Havoc | humor


It was so strange, the way Alphonse's suddenly reduced size could make Edward look suddenly so much bigger.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | sap


These days, he loves the movies.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | post-series | SP: up to ch 108 | Alphonse Elric | Winry Rockbell


Ed shrugged, although his expression suggested he was trying to keep from being too smug about beating a man almost twice his age.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama | humor


The audience fades away; the chatters dies, their twin breaths are the soft herald of thunder to come.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | DF: ep 01 | sidestory: The Path Not Taken | Edward Elric | Maes Hughes | humor


Breathing. Fuck, he did it every day of his life, why was it so hard all of a sudden?

rated:M-L | GEN | Fullmetal | sidestory: | angst | torture


It was a game they often played, what would they do once they got their bodies back.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | fluff


That day, Ed had pulled his hair out of a braid and tied it up into a neat ponytail.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Edward Elric | drama | introspective


What do you know, he wanted to scream, what do you know about my brother, what he’s gone through and how far he’s — we’ve — come?

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | drama | general


"For only one arm..." Ed rasped out, gritting his teeth against the pain.

rated:M-L | GEN | pre-series | SP: ep 03 | gore | humor | redux | Elric Kyoudai


Even Hawkeye could be caught off guard, and the men moving in too late, even five seconds too long, too far away.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | DF: ep 14 | Edward Elric | Maes Hughes | Maria Ross | Riza Hawkeye | drama | humor


Al loved the way his brother's face turned inward, his golden eyes unfocusing and a little smile coming to his face...

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | drama


It was growing to be habit, restless energy that ran under his skin after she'd just ran her hands over it.

rated:M-L | GENM+F |


She knew the instant she opened the door and saw their blank faces.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 25 | Gracia Hughes | drama


Ed's birthday had passed a little over a month ago, while they were still with Sensei.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst


At night, curled shivering on the layers of musty damp leaves under the glimmering stars, Ed lay silently and thought of unspeakable unknowns...

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Edward Elric | drama


Impress, they had told him. Make us see why we should choose you as one of our own.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | pre-series | Roy Mustang | drama | introspective


With two younger sisters himself, he knew well that siblings quarreled, but never to this extent.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | crack | humor


The boy's brother stretches out a flesh-and-blood hand towards her, and at that moment she hates him, hates them all.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 45 | Lust | drama


After all, one didn't have a high ranking officer fall into one's lap every day, and Greed was not one to squander someone with that much potential.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 40 | Frank Archer | Greed | drama | redux


He wants to ask who. He wants to ask why.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | dark | death


... and the moral of the story is - well, I guess there's no moral to this story, it's just a bunch of stuff that happened. Kind of like the rest of this movie.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | all-series | SP: movie | crack | humor | script | parody


A collection of 100 word ficlets.

rated:M-L | GEN S×S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | Ed/Winry | angst | drama | fluff | gore | humor | pwp | Al/Ed | Izumi/Sig


But we the people of Ishvar endure, by the grace and mercy of Ishvarra we endure, and so long as we live we will remember.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst


"Our boy here hasn't done a lick of work since eleven am, and she hasn't noticed at all. D'you think she's in love?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | TWT | Riza Hawkeye | humor | 354th FG HQ


He'd meant to say something but Ed had been so determined, so anxious to be useful, to create something.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | drama | Elric Kyoudai


"Edward," Hawkeye said kindly, "has it occurred to you that you and Alphonse may be spending too much time alone?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor