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As it got later, Al could hear the night in the strange world deepen. Nights of terror, here, a country full of dead people.

rated:K-S | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | Alphonse Elric | Ed/Alfons | angst | horror


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


All it took was a push of his hand and the twist of a small brass key to put it out of sight.

rated:K-L | S+S S×S | Fullmetal | post-series | dark | drama | Al/Ed


I'm going to kill Ed when he gets back, Al told the General. I just thought I should tell you in advance in case there's paperwork.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Alphonse Elric | Al/Roy | 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


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

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


"Bad day, Niisan?" Al asked sympathetically.

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


"Now, this will make a good design for the new uniforms."

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


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


Ed tosses four sausages at once into his mouth and swallows almost without chewing, shooting Al a smug, triumphant grin.

rated:M-L | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | drama | squick | Al/Ed


Gone was the helpless, kicked-puppy look from those purple eyes.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 40 | Envy | Wrath | drama | 2004 First Kiss, Het


There are things he cannot allow Greed to do.

rated:G | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: ch 54 | Greed | LanFan/Ling | general | introspective


We were the naive kings of all we surveyed, lingering on the hilltop as we stared at our kingdom of ash, of ruins, of dust.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | TWT | SP: ep 51 | dark | introspective | Al/Ed


Roy tasted fate in the air as he topped the muddy, grass swept hill.

rated:G | S+S | Ed/Roy


Something about the place seems to be sucking the life out of him; the more time he spends indoors, the more he seems to wilt.

rated:K-L | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Ed/Alfons


He felt ten years old and small, pressed against a door that wouldn't open for a very long time.

rated:G | S+S | Shambhala | drama | fluff


"Beautiful," he purred again, a smile curling the edges of his lips, and Roy shivered despite the heat.

rated:K-V | S+S | angst | drama | Kimblee/Roy


Sometimes Al thinks that somewhere back in the Armstrong family tree lurks an alchemical accident in a sequin factory.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Alphonse Elric | Al/Roy | humor | Al/Ed


This really was turning out to be a day of surprises, thought Roy.

rated:K-L-V | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: up to ch 35-ish | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | Ed/Roy | action | humor | UST


The house rumbled gently, as a cat purrs, and Alphonse tied off the braid, pressing his hands to Edward's scalp one more time before dropping them to his side.

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


He was a version of his brother if he'd grown up, but fainter, as though he'd been diluted in the bright light of the Gate.

rated:G | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | 2006 Action-Adventure | Van Hohenheim | Ed/Alfons | action | drama


Schezcka pushed her glasses up, using the glass reflection to hide her eyes.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Czeska/Winry | humor | sap


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

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


Some of the stuff he was asked to investigate was truly stupid shit. A bakery, for instance.

rated:K-L | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | DF: ep 24 | Ed/Roy | crack | drama | humor | Psiren


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


He did not expect an answer even though it was true that Wrath was more likely to speak to him than anyone else, even Winry.

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


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


Two boys, two faces, two fates, alive and dead at the same time, at different times, nothing in common, everything in common, one thing in common: him.

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


Red. It looked strange on him, the red did, strange and somehow distressing.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: ep 51 | angst | sap | Elric Kyoudai


It was the first official meeting of the Big But Not Scary Club.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Alphonse Elric | Sig Curtis | humor | parody


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


"That angel hated God's second born. He was jealous. Why was he so easy to cast aside and walk away from?"

rated:M-L-V | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Envy | angst | death


No alchemical reaction could sustain fire without fuel forever.

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


There were precious few memories remaining, now, dimmed with the passage of time and the years that hed spent lacking a flesh body, but he kept them close to him all the same.

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


It really irritated him that he did have ten years of experience and Roy could look at him and drop his voice a little and Ed squirmed.

rated:K-L-S | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | Ed/Roy | rival-love | romance
sequel: Readjust | prequel: As the Ruins Fall |


If you want to find Edward Elric in Central City, you have to be a National Alchemist.

rated:G | S+S | Ed/Roy | fluff


It was honestly not a kiss.

rated:K-L-S | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | humor | romance | Ed/Ling
prequel: Wife | sequel: Photographs |


How do you find someone who barely existed in this world now that they're gone?

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


Roy cleared his throat, and stepped up to the podium. "Welcome to Elric Fanciers Anonymous," he said.

rated:G | M+F S+S | Fullmetal | humor | Ed/Various


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


"Listen, bastard... Do you always have to do things the hard way? You never, ever make it easy for me."

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


Every day, every damn day, Ed misses his brother.

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


Before this war, he'd never wiped human blood off his automail.

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


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


"You're getting quite the list," Roy said. "Not that I am any sort of advocate for monogamy, but you certainly are taking full advantage of playing the field."

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


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


Ed's heart began pounding in anticipation of the rush he'd feel when the process was over.

rated:G | S+S | Ed/Alfons | fluff | humor | meta


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


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


Ed did not want to die without seeing Alphonse again.

rated:M-L-V | S+S | Fullmetal | TWT | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | dark | drama