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He would ask questions, even though Al knew he didn't particularly care, simply because he liked seeing Alphonse so animated about something.

rated:G | S+S | fluff | Al/Ed | Elric Kyoudai


"Hey, Ed, you're awfully cheery this morning."

rated:K | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: Ch. 84 | Greed | humor | Ed/Ling


It wasn't a matter of getting his own way. It was simply a matter of getting.

rated:M-L-V | S+S | drama | Greed/Kimblee


More than once already, Edward had regretted turning down the offer of a ride home, despite the fact that the little house he shared with Alphonse was nowhere near where Havoc lived.

rated:K-S | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | fluff | sweet | Al/Ed


"It's different when it's Mom," Ed said with a scowl, but he looked at Al's face, and he softened a little.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | angst | drama


"I'll have you know I'm in a committed monogamous relationship."

rated:G | S+S | crack | humor | Roy/__


Humans are so greedy, the Truth had told him in his dreams; and for all his airs and graces, he is no exception.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | angst | drama | sap | Al/Ed


Brother deserves better than to always walk alone. And you deserve better than to quietly freeze in the dark, regretting things left untested.

rated:K-L-S-V | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: ep 49+ | DF: movie | Alphonse Elric | Van Hohenheim | Ed/Roy | action | drama | romance | 2010 Best New Voices, Neophyte


Too many more nights of excuses are going to drive him from appropriately celibate to stark raving mad.

rated:M-L-S | S+S S×S | Shambhala | humor | sweet | Al/Ed


Alphonse settled for a barely audible sigh and hoped that his brother knew what he was doing.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | fluff | humor | Al/Ed


Roy wondered how far Alphonse would go to prove his point.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: ep 51 | Al/Roy | angst | romance


Living dangerously had its perks.

rated:K-V | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | Frank Archer | action | drama


It was so, so much easier just to go hungry than to try their hands at something she'd done so well.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | pre-series | angst | sweet | Al/Ed


Alfons prays for the day when he will return to a far-off Edward, and somehow miraculously find the words, the actions, to call him back from his imaginary world.

rated:K | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | Ed/Alfons | angst | introspective


"Post break-up beer, all the way from Xing," Al grinned merrily. "Taken right off a cart heading for the royal court. See the lengths I go to to cheer you up?"

rated:K-L-S | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | Ed/Roy | rival-love | romance
prequel: Rebuild | sequel: Relativity |


And when the next words followed, barely loud enough to be heard, the General was surprised by the force behind them.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | Al/Roy | angst | dark


What was with it with these horny older men? Were they stupid or just massively delusional?

rated:G | S+S | ref. noncon | Cornello/Ed


Usually when he wanted something he just took the steps he knew were necessary to getting it.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | Ed/Roy | sweet | 2004 First Kiss, Non-Het


"Bad day, Niisan?" Al asked sympathetically.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | humor | meta


But he's traveled like this before, and the hope that it won't end in failure a second time is, at this moment, enough.

rated:G | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | angst | Al/Ed


The reaction is the most intense Edward has ever seen.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | joyous drivel |


Screaming or crying would have been appropriate. Edward Elric didn't care about propriety. He was laughing.

rated:M-L-V | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | angst | dark | noncon


They smuggled Al out of Central and back to Rizembul, where they rented a small house with room for Ed's books and Al's wings.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Elric Kyoudai | wingfic


Sometimes, he really wished that sleeping dogs would have been left alone...

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | Ed/Winry | angst | drama | 2004 First Kiss, Het


While Al couldn't say he approved, he was certain the Colonel wasn't stupid enough to try anything with Ed on a first date.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | humor


Roy smiled slowly as Edward approached his desk, his usual careless pose turned into something... challenging.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | humor


He was only human though, and he had given into his rage at having to deal with Edward's dysfunction--and now Edward was gone, and it looked more and more like he might not be coming back.

rated:M-V | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: movie | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | dark


He would have been crying for a long time, but the tears seem to have frozen in this damn cold too.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 25 | Ed/Roy | drama


Contrary to popular opinion, Roy Mustang was quite skilled at dealing with emotions.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: ep 51 | Al/Roy | romance


Mustang fell into a kind of trance whenever he killed with his flames -- snapping his fingers continually, sometimes so fast that both his hands blurred.

rated:M-L-V | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | angst | dark


"When you put it that way--" Roy conceded. "But it does seem improbable. You promised me a murderer, but are you so sure that it was no accident?"

rated:G | S+S | Alt Universe | Maes Hughes | Roy Mustang | drama | mystery


Sometimes he outright disappeared for hours, leaving Al feeling panicked.

rated:G | S+S | humor | Ed/__


He was coming to read Alfons pretty well now too, and from what Al did understand he could give as good as he got.

rated:G | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Russell Tringham | Ed/Alfons | fluff | humor | romance


"It's cheating," he declared at last, "To pick a fight while I ache."

rated:K-L | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | general | sweet | Al/Ed


This new life was staggering - more so, the feel of Alphonse's shoulder, warm and flesh beneath his cheek as the train lurched out of the station.

rated:M-L-S | GEN, S+S S×S | Fullmetal | all-series | angst | drama | general | sweet | Al/Ed


"So, we're one gunshot from a civil war. If someone from Hakuro's faction fired that shot, for whatever reason ..."

rated:K-L-V | M+F S+S | Mangaverse | post-series | SP: ch 1-108 | DF: ch 105 | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | mystery | 354th FG HQ | UST | 2010 Best New Voices, Neophyte | Havoc/Rebecca


His arm and leg are gone.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | angst | Elric Kyoudai


For a few minutes they sat in silence, looking out over the sun-dazzled water. There didn't seem to be much to say.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | April Fools' fic | angst | crack | Elric Kyoudai


Greed grinned, slid a hand from his pocket, curled one suddenly black claw. "Great. Come on, let's get it on."

rated:K-S | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 40 | Greed/Pride | drama


With a sense of rising dread, Alphonse raised his fist to pound for admittance, worry tinging his voice. "Brother? Are you alright in there?"

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | general | humor | Al/Ed


It was just the men today, sitting around drinking coffee and playing cards and waiting for the paint to peel or the Fuhrer-in-Training to request they do something.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | humor


It started with Ling's lips simply pressed up against Ed's. Well, of course it did. That was how kisses sort of went, but this was, well, a bit surprising.

rated:K-L | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: Ch. 84 | humor | Ed/Ling | first time


It was well known around Central headquarters that Roy Mustang was lusting after the visiting Major-General.

rated:K | M+F S+S | Mangaverse | TWT | Ed/Rosé | Ed/Roy | Maes/Roy | Olivia/Roy | Roy/Winry | drama | introspective | Havoc/Lust | Kimblee/Roy | Ed/Ling


Apparently, years of stress had jaded Ed into thinking that if things were looking good now, then something terrible must be around the corner.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | fluff | humor | Al/Ed


There would always be this silence in the air, stifling, thick, foggy and almost opaque, and I would watch from the mouth of the hallway, hands in front of me, our kitten, Unsere, threading through my legs.

rated:G | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | angst | Al/Ed


Ed was normally a cheerful, friendly drunk, thank goodness, but the slightest hint of reproach or anger on Al's part would send Ed into a crashing depression.

rated:M-L-S-V | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | fluff | Al/Ed | alcohol


"Can I trust you," Ed's dewy eyes were huge and he looked somehow younger than he'd ever looked before.

rated:G | S+S | Ed/Roy | sap | parody


In the summer they competed at climbing through the twisting branches, risking life and bruises to collect baskets of fruit and bring them back home.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | age difference | Al/Ed


Alphonse Elric was a gentle soul, and he detested fighting.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | pre-series | fluff | Elric Kyoudai


He could ask so many things at this point. About sex, Ed, himself...

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Al/Roy | drama