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He had only meant to pass through the town; it wasn't like much would have changed anyway.

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


Car broke down again, couple kilometers out of the city, so they had to walk for a while, until Alfons couldn't speak for the coughing.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | angst | introspective


If Ed had his way, his allowance (and all of Roy's salary) would be spent entirely on the most expensive brand of dog food to have ever existed.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | DF: ep 01 | Edward Elric | Nina Tucker | Roy Mustang | angst | humor


Faith, he'd thought, was something he'd learned as a child, squirming on the hard wooden pews.

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


"If you hadn't messed in the mud to get the cat," he pointed out, "your hands wouldn't be so cold. Give me your other."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | drama


I didn't know on the phone. I didn't know on the train.

rated:G | GEN | Maes Hughes | Roy Mustang | angst | redux


Could I burn like that - would the lick of flames on my skin wipe me clean?

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 40 | Roy Mustang | angst | drama


Hope was a stone around the lonely young brother's neck, one that broke his back and ironed out his heart, smoothing the wrinkles of time and pain.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | SP: ep 51 |


"You could have roped in the typing pool instead, they moon over the Colonel all the time."

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


Very few alchemists believed in God, but all of them believed in books.

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


Hawkeye just gave Havoc a Look. "Your point, Havoc?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor


Edward Elric was in an exceedingly bad mood.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Edward Elric | Jean Havoc | humor


It was so easy to forget how uneven alchemy made a fight. No ordinary guy ever had a chance.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Heymans Breda | action | drama


It was only after the sheer sensation had abated — only when he felt on solid enough ground to focus on the subtleties of life once more — that the habit began to catch his attention.

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


Sergeant Broche smiled in frozen panic at the miniature devil that had cornered him in the officer's mess.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Alicia Hughes | humor | 354th FG HQ


Not a fairy, then, Alfons thought in disappointment. The fairies in stories weren't usually so foul-mouthed and excitable, anyway.

rated:G-L | GEN | Alt Universe | post-series | DF: ep. 51 | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | crack | humor


Were Riza to choose, she would be the shield rather than the sword.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Riza Hawkeye | drama


"...That is an order, Fullmetal, and I will have you court-martialed if you refuse."

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


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


He remembered finding himself asking why the Fullmetal Alchemist would be the one to patch his own clothes.

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


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


"Honestly, Fullmetal, I'm beginning to think that you're more trouble than you're worth."

rated:K | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | angst | drama


Besides, no one ever said that tumultuous times had to begin with a fanfare.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | TWT | drama | 354th FG HQ | politics


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


Even though she wasn’t an alchemist, alchemy tended to stake a claim on all who were associated with it.

rated:G | GEN | Mangaverse | pre-series | SP: ch 60 | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | drama | introspective


Al decided he didn't like that particular grin on his brother's face.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | unhappy Roy | humor


Alphonse worried, but was rapidly won over by his brother's promises.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | angst


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

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama


He was, to sum up, a pretty unpleasant guy to have at the head of your department in the holiday season.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama | fusion | humor | romance


"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


Death overtook Hohenheim unexpectedly on the road to knowledge.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | Van Hohenheim


The kid is easily recognizable by his golden hair and eyes, his automail arm and leg, and the obvious chip on the shoulder.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | DF: ep 01 | sidestory: The Path Not Taken | humor


"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


Words entrance her: the workaday prose of school texts as much as the skylark flights of lyric or the measured music of story.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Czeska


"Were you maybe expecting an announcement? Trumpets?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | humor


The pretenses stopped midway through the second cigarette.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Jean Havoc | Zolf J. Kimblee | drama


There is grass growing on the cinders, ivy covers the old stones.

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


"Now, Earth-type world, yes? Spoken language identified as late pre-Galactic English."

rated:M-L | GEN | Alt Universe | TWT | First Place (popular); Second Place (juried) | Green Lion Winner | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | crack | drama | fusion | introspective | 2009 Brave New Worlds, Original


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

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | dark | death


...The world is saved. You two can just gnaw on each other for the rest of your lives.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: ep 25 | Alphonse Elric | Roy Mustang


The staff look at each other, look at their automail bottle-opener, and prepare to duck.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | humor | 354th FG HQ


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

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor | meta


"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


Greed has one, fundamental, flaw.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 34 | Greed | introspective


A spark of interest lifted his pale eyebrows, and he set down his fork.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | Alfons Heiderich | drama


The cheap ink has blurred and run, but Ed's memorized the gist: Riesenbul needs help; come sort things out.

rated:M-L | GEN | Fullmetal | dark | gore | horror


"We'll have you patched up in no time." Edward announced, slicing the leather into short, precise strips. It was irrational, but somehow Alphonse hated those words.

rated:K | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | general | introspective | Elric Kyoudai


She hated being idle; it ranked far above the petty pain of a mere gunshot-wound in her personal list of annoyances.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Riza Hawkeye | drama | 354th FG HQ


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


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