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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


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


"Brother says Mr. Mustang grabbed his behind today while he was at the blackboard," he explained as his blush slowly faded, and Ed scowled.

rated:G | S+S | Alt Universe | humor


Dear Ed: I miss you more than you can ever know.

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


The blond shook his head lightly, probably in amusement, "I'm really sorry but he's normally not like this to strangers but your resemblance? is very striking, Roy."

rated:M-L-V | S+S | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Alphonse Elric | Ed/Roy | Maes/Roy | angst | death | drama | Ed/__ | 2006 New Pairing


If killers and empty assassin armor hadn't frightened him, half a foot of park bench shouldn't leave him feeling so useless and pathetic.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Roy | drama | romance


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


Edward glared up at him, wiping some of the stuff off his nose.

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


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

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


His desire for everything and everyone meant subversively that anything the alchemist blew to high hell was his: possession by association.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | drama | redux | Greed/Kimblee


"Normal punishments don't work on my brother. We'd better come up with something else."

rated:M-L-S | GEN, S+S S×S | Shambhala | bondage | kink | Al/Ed/Alfons


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


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


"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


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


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


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


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


"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


"Alchemy is intended for the public good. If it wasn't anything illegal, why the need for secrecy?"

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


The idiot prince still couldn't be bothered to figure out the different notes and coins, probably because he'd never actually paid for anything in his life.

rated:K-L | S+S | Mangaverse | mid-series | SP: Ch. 84 | Edward Elric | Greed | Ling Yao | humor | introspective | UST


"Don't go to sleep," he murmurs into Ed's hair, and thinks of their mother, long ago, telling a story about spinning straw into gold.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | Roy Mustang | angst | Elric Kyoudai
prequel: Gloriana |


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


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


There are things he cannot allow Greed to do.

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


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


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

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


Living dangerously had its perks.

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


There was a terrible vulnerability to Roy when his cover slipped, and it made Ed uncomfortable.

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


Dante took the seat next to the bed, and handed a mug of tea to Trisha.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Dante | Trisha Elric | angst


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


"Tall girls need not apply," Hughes read aloud, without even the trace of a smirk.

rated:K | M+F S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | First Place, Het & Non-Het | Green Lion Winner | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | angst | humor | sweet | Elric Kyoudai | 354th FG HQ | 2004 First Kiss, Non-Het


"Don't look so downcast!" orders Mustang, grinning maniacally. "Our honour is at stake! Don't let me down! Sometimes you just have to take one for the team!"

rated:K-L | M+F S+S | Mangaverse | pre-series | SP: no plot spoilers but stars characters we meet up t | Briggs Bears | Buccaneer | Miles | Olivia Mira Armstrong | Roy Mustang | 354th FG HQ | Rebecca Catalina


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


There were good things about having Mustang around, least of which was when one forgot their matches.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 49 | Havoc/Roy | drama | fetishism


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


His arm and leg are gone.

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


Al crouches down on a dune looking down on the camp and draws an array in the sand, thinking of Gunnar with a dull pang of grief.

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


"Brother," Alphonse said, voice soft with horror, "I think that Winry's going to kill you."

rated:K-L | S+S | Fullmetal | post-series | Winry Rockbell | general | humor | Al/Ed


Envy forced down the nasty smirk that threatened to overwhelm him.

rated:K | S+S | Fullmetal | Ed/Envy | dark | general


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


He inhaled deeply, felt the darkness ripple over his skin, and the room seemed to flex and expand around him.

rated:K | S+S | Alt Universe | post-series | Ed/Alfons | blood


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


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

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


"Al," Ed said seriously and leaned forward to look up into his brother's glowing eyes, "if he had mind control powers, you would tell me, right?"

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


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


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


Envy could rip him and all the worlds in two.

rated:G | S+S | Fullmetal | Envy/Roy | angst | introspective


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