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"We don't know for sure." Ed rested his chin on his metal arm, gazing unseeingly out the window. "But people go in there, and they don't come out."

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Fullmetal | action | drugs


"As you can see," she said to Mr. Elric, wryly, "Appreciate them while they're at this age, because they turn into teenagers in the blink of an eye."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | angst | Elric Kyoudai


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

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | fluff


"I'm told by Mr. Mason that you resisted being fed, and he had you punished for that."

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | prisonfic


"Pretty!" she says, and kneels to press her palms to the curls and knots chalked on the stones. "Papa! Did you drawed this? What's it for?"

rated:M-L | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 8 | Nina Tucker | drama | horror


And when you held your breath, where did you keep it, in your lungs or your mouth or your throat?

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


It was easy enough to start a fire, with the appropriate array and dry wood.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | angst | drama


If armor could narrow its eyes, Ed knew Al would have been doing so.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor


Roy Mustang was shipped back home last week. Neat as a parcel of vegetables with the stamp upside-down on the crate.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | Maes Hughes | Roy Mustang | angst | drama


"It was Colonel Mustang, in the Library, with the knife!"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | fluff | humor


Ed meets his eyes, holds them, and then -- slowly, painfully, but deliberately, traces his free hand in a line across his throat.

rated:M-L | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | dark | drama | gore | squick


Please don't tell my brother. I don't think he'd understand.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor


"You know, Al, you don't have to warm yourself in the sun for me."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | fluff | Elric Kyoudai | 2010 Best New Voices, Neophyte


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 moves the king again, to its last optional safe square and murmurs, "I'll admit this is not how I envisioned my first night on the battlefield."

rated:K | GEN | Mangaverse | pre-series | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | drama | introspective


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


You'd have to be inhuman not to quake in fear when she stares you down.

rated:K-V | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep15-20 | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Izumi Curtis | Winry Rockbell | angst | drama | redux


...it's making up for years with a date and flowers by alternately giving her the good, and then the bad, and then the good, and then the bad, and then the horrible.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: ch 15, ch 39 | Riza Hawkeye | drama | humor


He was afraid, so afraid, that something would go wrong, but he couldn't let this go.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | dark


She accepted the label and its implication without argument, lifting the revolver and sighting along its barrel.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 36 | Riza Hawkeye | Winry Rockbell | angst | drama


You've only been awake for thirty-six hours, staged a coup, fought a bunch of monsters and nearly died a few times. It's not as if you've had a tough day.

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Mangaverse | post-series | SP: up to ch 108 | DF: ch 105 | Dr Marcoh | Alex Louis Armstrong | Alphonse Elric | Cdr Grumman | Dr Knox | Edward Elric | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | death | mystery


"But he's just a kid... he's too short to be a criminal..."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | crossover | humor | Elric Kyoudai


He tilted his jaw and the kid struck the match, lit it, lifted it to his cigarette.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama


Unfortunately, Winry's 'own devices' were becoming the death of Pinako's various household devices.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Winry Rockbell | humor


He mostly trusted his brother to be able to put a nearly-three-year-old to bed by himself, but...Al should probably check, just to be sure.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Alicia Hughes | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | humor


"Well, I guess she can't keep him away from every bitch in heat around this place."

rated:K-L | GEN | Mangaverse | TWT | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | humor | 354th FG HQ


This is the smell of ozone from a lightning strike. This is fear.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Edward Elric | angst | dark


"Well... Brother does that, every so often. He really should think before he tries to attack people."

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


"My birthday?" Ed's eyes widened. "You remembered it!"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | fluff | humor


He read his father's old, dog-eared textbooks, fascinated by the mechanics of alchemy.

rated:G | GEN | Zolf J. Kimblee | drama | humor


Today I saw the god of fire, Roy writes in his notebook, knowing he will never be believed.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Roy Mustang | drama


Envy had to admit, Edward Elric's body was convenient for maneuvering around the people in a crowd.

rated:K-V | GEN | Fullmetal | Envy | humor


Any girl would be driven insane if she was the youngest child and the only girl in a family of six children.

rated:K-V | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | Riza Hawkeye | drama | humor


"Would you like a blindfold, Mr. Tucker?"

rated:K-V | GEN | Fullmetal | all-series | SP: ep 44 | Basque Gran | Homunculi | Nina Tucker | Shou Tucker | angst | gore


He didn't play anymore, not with reports to file, books to read, notes to scratch out.

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


Ed woke up slowly, and wished he hadn't.

rated:M-L-S-V | GEN | Fullmetal | action | drama | noncon | tentacles | torture


"What do you mean, you're PREGNANT?" Ed yelled through the door.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | SP: ep 28 | Izumi Curtis | humor | parody | Elric Kyoudai | mpreg


"I believe my exact words were, 'a microscopically short bean boy the size of a pin'."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor


Yet there are still nights that he wakes up to find his hand clutched by a seated Al, who laughs his hollow laugh and asks if he's okay, even though he does not remember screaming.

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


It was so terribly painful, really, the way he would smile when he was about to cry.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | general | sweet


He lifted his eyes to Ed's, returned Ed's even, blank gaze. "Brothers," he said. "That's what we are."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama


Ed stalked into Mustang's office, growling illtemperedly under his breath.

rated:G | GEN | omgwtFLUFF? | general | humor


She hasn't learned not to weep — only to weep without tears.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | Maria Ross | angst


Ed liked him this way -- so why did it make him so furious to have to deal with Al caring one way or another about him?

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst


He gave, and he gave, and he gave, and he could only hope that it was enough.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Van Hohenheim | introspective


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


He recalled lifting it cautiously up to his nose, and then back away from the stinging, spicy herbs along with the smouldering scent of tobacco.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Maes Hughes | Roy Mustang | drama


Death overtook Hohenheim unexpectedly on the road to knowledge.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | Van Hohenheim


The thought that Elric might be hanging around, watching him like yesterday, was just too creepy to contemplate.

rated:M-L-S | GEN S×S | Fullmetal | drama