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No romantic plot or subplot; no identifiable pairings outside canonical relationships.


A collection of 100 word ficlets.

rated:M-L | GEN, M×F S×S | Fullmetal | all-series | Ed/Roy | Ed/Winry | angst | drama | fluff | gore | humor | pwp | Al/Ed | Izumi/Sig


His brother was brilliant at many things, but finances were not one of them.

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


He knew, as he had never known before, his own body; the strength and flexibility in every limb, every joint, every bone.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | action | angst | death


She feels like an intruder, eyes watching her from empty rooms, and every stair is a memory she dares not to disturb.

rated:M-L-V | GEN | angst | introspective


"Stupid bullies," Ed grumbled, limping for a few steps before he remembered that he wasn't supposed to be feeling it. "Call me a girl, will they?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | fluff | humor


'Are you an illiterate, M'sieur Edward?'

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | fluff


In the file were pictures of the alchemist's circle where the boys had attempted to bring back their mother.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Elric Kyoudai


And of course, he does not believe in God anyway, and scorns the idea of predestination.

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


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


"You. Boy by the window who's been doodling all the way through. What would be the result of this equation?"

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | drama | general | humor


"I'm hungry."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Gluttony | Sloth | humor


I, the stray dog of the desert, who sloped long and pale, slashed to ribbons, across the moonlight sands on my journey to God.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Scar | angst | drama | introspective


"Those are very nice gloves," Pinako observed when Edward came back.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama


I had asked him, thinking she would say yes, that everything would be okay, that no one would tell my brother no because I know I never could.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal |


Are you listening to me, Lieutenant Hawkeye?

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 25 | drama | redux | 354th FG HQ


Edward Elric was in an exceedingly bad mood.

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


You don't want to see spicy photos of my gorgeous girlfriend?

rated:K | GEN | Mangaverse | pre-series | SP: up to ch 62 | Maes Hughes | Roy Mustang | humor


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

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor | meta


I really don't like this body, he thought sadly; if he'd had a face to pout with, he would have.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | angst | drama | redux | Elric Kyoudai


She could remember his voice, husky with tortured emotion, screaming a name, the name "Edward Elric..."

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | DF: ep 15 | Alicia Hughes | drama | introspective


He has seen the desert. Seen her scorched and scarred beneath his steady hands. Stepped in her tattered remains, tasted her ashes with every breath.

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


The gate follows him everywhere. He hates it.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | angst | dark


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


Your eyes stared up at me, wide and questioning, in a response not fit for such a young child.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | SP: ep 25 | Maes Hughes | angst | drama | introspective


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 reached into her pocket and pulled out her tobac tin, more to annoy her visitor than anything else.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Dante | Pinako Rockbell | drama


It was beautiful, this pre-industrial world, with its white snows and ever-visible rainbows and the dazzling night sky. But it was also dreadful, seething with ignorance and man-made horrors.

rated:G | GEN | Alt Universe | Honorable Mention | action | angst | drama | 2009 Brave New Worlds, Reprint


Ed shrugged, although his expression suggested he was trying to keep from being too smug about beating a man almost twice his age.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama | humor


Ed's arms swept out, taking in the street and the buildings, the grass and the trees and the sky -- "the world and our own minds to understand it! That's all!" Isn't that enough?

rated:M-L | GEN | Shambhala | post-series | SP: movie | Best Overall Story | 2006 Action-Adventure | Green Lion Winner | Alfons Heiderich | Edward Elric | drama


Greed has one, fundamental, flaw.

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


His arms weren't big enough to encompass all of himself, and Edward always got the pieces that he couldn't reach.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | general | introspective | Elric Kyoudai


For now, he has mastered one world, two worlds; they have mastered him as well, and he is tired.

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


Once he was a child, a human child.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | SP: ep 50 | drama


Alchemy. It's all fun and games until somebody loses a limb and creates an abomination.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor | parody


What would be his first act as Lord and Commander?

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | humor


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

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


They shared the same eyes, the same hair, and a level of intelligence ... and sometimes, Ed felt far too much like he was his father's son.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | SP: ep 51 | Edward Elric | Van Hohenheim | general


Even Hawkeye could be caught off guard, and the men moving in too late, even five seconds too long, too far away.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | DF: ep 14 | Edward Elric | Maes Hughes | Maria Ross | Riza Hawkeye | drama | humor


It would be a shame if the future Fuhrer got himself killed over something as trivial as a chess game.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | post-series | Alphonse Elric | Edward Elric | Roy Mustang | drama | psychological | 2006 New Pairing


I could sleep here, soundly, knowing that I followed in his footsteps, lay in the same beds, held the same forks and glasses, and spoke with the same people he had protected.

rated:G | GEN | Shambhala | post-series | SP: ep 51 | Alphonse Elric | bitter | drama


"I was your mother once," Dante told him with an air of great drunken magnanimity one evening.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | Dante | drama | alcohol


What kind of stupid creature would walk willingly and calmly to its own violent, brutal death?

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


On August 30th, Ed's world was turned upside-down.

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


The first time your mother asked you what you wanted to be, you answered, 'King of the whole world!'

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | drama


He can still feel in his cheeks the faint scratch of beard against skin when his father kissed him there.

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


As stated in the catalog, our Model 436b Hairless Ape is highly customizable, designed with the discerning deity in mind.

rated:G | GEN | Alt Universe | humor | parody


It wasn't a nightmare; nightmares leave him shaking and sweating, but now he's oddly calm.

rated:G | GEN | Alphonse Elric | drama


Around when the hour of nine rolls up to the door, fat as a bellied barfly, Roy has already taken his jacket off the hook and has gone outside to walk.

rated:G | GEN | Fullmetal | mid-series | Riza Hawkeye | Roy Mustang | angst | drama


But at least there was softness beneath the fear, and the eyes apologized to her for her pain, even when the lips did not.

rated:M-L-V | GEN | Fullmetal | pre-series | Believable Sue/Crossover Contest | Offsite Award | 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