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Naruto

Rated: All | Warnings: None
Main Characters: Reader, You, Naruto
Genres: Action, Drama, Ninja, Suspense | Story Types: Drabble, Ficlet, One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 174 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Even when there was no hope, he was still willing to fight to save what was precious to you. ::Reader x Naruto::
Published: 11/28/11 | Updated: 11/28/11
 
Mass Effect

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst, Fluff
Main Characters: Garrus Vakarian, Tali'Zorah nar Rayya
Genres: Angst, Death, Drama, Fluff, Humor, Romance | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Continuation, General, One Shot
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 3048 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: She had made a promise, one she had planned to keep, even if it was three years later.
Garrus x Shepard
Published: 03/20/12 | Updated: 03/20/12
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: Youth | Warnings: OOC, Product of High Sugar Intake
Main Characters: Kairi, Riku, Sora
Genres: Friendship | Story Types: Alternative Universe, One Shot
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 789 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: The teenage years are a battleground, but Sora never thought it possible that he, Kairi, and Riku would fall apart after braving real battles to save each other. Now, graduation is upon them and it's time for them to separate.

[AU-ish] [Friendship...ish]
Published: 07/24/08 | Updated: 07/24/08
 
Pirates of the Caribbean

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Angst, Death, Fluff, Mild Adult Situations, OOC, Sexual Situations
Main Characters: Captain Barbosa, Reader, Various
Genres: Angst, Death, Drama, Fluff, Friendship, General, Lemon, Romance | Story Types: Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 475 words | Complete: No

Summary: Barbossa hasn't always been a captain. Once, the only thing between him and starvation had been a young girl. A young girl who demanded different kinds of promises.

Strong possibility of Barbossa X Reader
Published: 03/01/10 | Updated: 03/01/10
 
Naruto

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Angst, Death
Main Characters: Neji, Reader
Genres: Angst, Death, Drama, Romance | Story Types: Death-Fic, One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 568 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He never had any trouble keeping the promises he made to you. Now it looked like there would be no way for him to ever keep this one.

{ReaderxNeji}

WARNING: Heavy spoilers for chapter 614
Published: 12/21/12 | Updated: 12/21/12
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst, Fluff, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References, OOC, Product of High Sugar Intake
Main Characters: Reader, You, Hibari Kyoya
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Romance | Story Types: Drabble, Ficlet, One Shot
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 238 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Hibari was a tough shell to crack, even at age 26.

[ Reader/TYL!Hibari ]
Published: 03/07/13 | Updated: 03/07/13
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Angst, OOC, Sexual Situations
Main Characters: Byakuran, Irie Shouichi, Reader
Genres: Angst, Friendship, Romance | Story Types: One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 1583 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: You had your qualms.

He did too.

But it was a simple question that reconciled the both of you.


[ Byakuran x Reader ]
Published: 01/03/10 | Updated: 01/03/10
 
Naruto

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Spoilers, Strong Language, Violence
Main Characters: 3rd Hokage, Itachi, Kakashi, Naruto, Original Character(s), Sakura, Sasuke, Uchiha Clan
Genres: Friendship, Ninja, Romance | Story Types: Other
Length: 4 chapter(s) / 16728 words | Complete: No

Summary: Perhaps the reality hurts more than the nightmare. [SasukexOC]
Published: 03/05/09 | Updated: 03/06/09
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst, Death, Fluff
Main Characters: Kairi, King Mickey, Other, Reader, Riku, Roxas, Sora, You
Genres: Angst, Death, Drama, Fluff, Friendship | Story Types: Death-Fic, Ficlet, One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 709 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He made a promise, he'd keep it. Wouldn't he? [Ficlet]

[Roxas X Reader]
Published: 10/27/07 | Updated: 12/10/07
 
Naruto

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Alcohol Abuse, Angst, Blood, Guts, & Gore, Coarse Language, Crude Humor, Death, Drug References, Drug Use, Eating Disorders, Emotional Abuse, Fluff, Graphic Violence, Mature Content, Mild Violence, Physical Abuse, Product of High Sugar Intake, Self-
Main Characters: 4th Hokage, Gaara, Gai, Iruka, Itachi, Jiraiya, Kakashi, Kurenai, Kushina, Kyuubi, Minato, Naruto, Obito, Original Character(s), Other, Rin, Sasuke, Uchiha Clan, Various, Yondaime Hokage
Genres: Action, Adventure, Alternative History, Angst, Death, Drama, Family, Fluff, Friendship, General, Martial Arts, Ninja, Other, Psychological, Romance, Thriller, Tragedy, War | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Death-Fic, Drabble, Ficlet, General, Original FanFiction, Other, Prequel, Vignette, WIP
Length: 3 chapter(s) / 25725 words | Complete: No

Summary: "You said you'd always be there for me; you promised!" The steely gaze directed towards her fizzled as the object of her fury turned and walked away. "You promised me,"

Losing one family can be tough, but having little to no memory of her parents and only her distant brother to lead her along in a warring world of shinobi villages is a lonely life indeed. Hatake Akari, a promising young kunoichi living with the Yondaime Hokage and his wife, facing many challenges as a growing and maturing girl faced with grief, awkward orientations, a crazy sensei, a genius she hates to love, an annoying stalker, a loser kid she takes in, a too-peppy girl, and many more to come!
Published: 11/08/14 | Updated: 12/19/14
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Angst, Death, Drug References, Drug Use, Fluff, Graphic Violence, Mature Content, Mild Adult Situations, OOC, Sexual dialogue, Sexual Situations, Shonen-ai, Silliness, Strong Language, Suicide, Torture, Twincest, Violence
Main Characters: Original Character(s), Riku
Genres: Action, Adventure, Angst, Comedy, Death, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Fluff, Friendship, General, Humor, Lemon, Other, Romance, Suspense | Story Types: Drabble, Fairy-tale, General, Lemon, Other
Length: 14 chapter(s) / 4382 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Does forever really exist? Can two people truly stay together forever? Can they overcome all their obstacles and actually push through and stay together? Is it possible? Isn’t it only a myth? It can’t be true…can it? The only way to see if it is true or not is to see for ourselves.

Riku x OC

A gift to us.
Published: 07/05/10 | Updated: 08/14/11
 
Romance, Action / Adventure

Rated: All | Warnings: Crude Humor, Death
Main Characters: None
Genres: Romance | Story Types: Alternative Universe
Length: 5 chapter(s) / 4559 words | Complete: No

Summary: War was on-going in the two kingdoms of Athens and Anderhal; more and more people are dying everyday, practically all the roads between the two kingdoms are somewhat a graveyard of both Athenians and Anders.
In the Anderhal country-side, a town called Mekile, two young lovers will be separated because of this war, only surviving on the thoughts of seeing each other again...And their faith in each others PROMISES!
Published: 11/18/06 | Updated: 01/26/07
 
Bakuman

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst, Crackfic, Crude Humor, OOC
Main Characters: Akito Takagi, Eiji Niizuma, Moritaka Mashiro, Original Character(s), Reader, Various, You
Genres: Adventure, Angst, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fluff, Friendship, Humor, Other, Romance | Story Types: Collection, Drabble, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 227 words | Complete: No

Summary: Promises, they are not made to be broken. They something like vows, they should be spoken highly of and not foolishly made. That is what you think, and you hold dearly to that.

So, you can't help but feel cheated when your childhood friend breaks the promise the two of you made when you were younger.

[Moritaka Mashiro | Reader | UNKNOWN] [Drabble Series]
Published: 08/06/11 | Updated: 08/07/11
 
Yu Yu Hakusho

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst, Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Silliness, Violence
Main Characters: Botan, Hiei, Koenma, Kurama, Kuwabara, Original Character(s), Other, Reader, You, Yusuke
Genres: Action, Adventure, Angst, Comedy, Fluff, Friendship, Humor, Martial Arts, Romance, Supernatural | Story Types: CYOA
Length: 4 chapter(s) / 9542 words | Complete: No

Summary: There is no place like...

Home sweet...

Home is where the heart is.

Or is it?

Life is full of surprises- the only question is, will you be able to survive them?

(ReaderXKurama/Hiei/Yusuke/OC - Kuwabara/friendship)
Published: 09/30/11 | Updated: 11/03/11
 
Ouran High School Host Club

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Fluff, Incest, Shonen-ai
Main Characters: Original Character(s)
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Gay Romance, Humor, Romance | Story Types: Reader Insert
Length: 6 chapter(s) / 17411 words | Complete: No

Summary: From a promise made between twins, Takada Hinata will go through great lengths for the sake of fulfilling her brother's and her own dreams. Obstacles will always arise to block her path, but with the help of others, her future looks bright. The bad times come easily along with the good, humor-filled days. And through all the drama that she will face, love will always find a way to bloom.
[Hikaru x OC pairing]
Published: 06/29/07 | Updated: 08/26/07
 
D.Gray-Man

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Mild Adult Situations, Spoilers
Main Characters: Lenalee Lee, Yu Kanda
Genres: Drama, Romance | Story Types: Ficlet
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 511 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: (Ficlet) He was stupid, and beautiful, and he wouldn't have promised anyone else, when it came down to it. Only her. (Kanda/Lenalee)
Published: 02/04/08 | Updated: 02/04/08
 
Axis Powers Hetalia

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Crackfic, Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References, PWP, Sexual dialogue, Sexual Situations, Silliness
Main Characters: Reader, Russia, You
Genres: Comedy, Fluff, Humor | Story Types: Ficlet, One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 123 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Harassment and disrespect will not be tolerated. And so, you go to your boss to ask for a promotion- like you always do.

ReaderxRussia
Published: 05/03/10 | Updated: 05/04/10
 
Shugo Chara

Rated: All | Warnings: Crackfic, Fluff, OOC, Silliness
Main Characters: Reader, Ikuto Tsukiyomi
Genres: Fluff, Humor | Story Types: Drabble, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 135 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: You just wanted an idea...

Ikuto/You
Published: 01/13/11 | Updated: 01/17/11
 
Ronin Warriors

Rated: Youth | Warnings: None
Main Characters: Dais
Genres: Psychological | Story Types: None
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 447 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Dais' thoughts when he hears Kayura report to Talpa that the new Ancient One is Anubis.
Published: 01/18/04 | Updated: 01/18/04
 
Naruto

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References, OOC, Sexual dialogue, Silliness
Main Characters: Reader, Sasuke, You
Genres: Humor, Ninja, Other | Story Types: Drabble, Ficlet, General, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 658 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: (Drabble) Sasuke was surprisingly touchy about this subject. You/Sasuke
Published: 07/01/08 | Updated: 07/01/08
 
Radiant Dawn

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Fluff, None, Violence
Main Characters: Ike, Original Character(s), Reader, Soren, Titania, Various, You
Genres: Action, Fantasy, Fluff, Friendship, Other, Romance | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Collection, General, One Shot, Original FanFiction, Other, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 4634 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: You and Ranulf are friends, very good friends at that, but is there more to the relationship than you realize? As the war between the laguz alliance and Daein rages on, there are many other things to worry about, and it is hardly the time to share emotions and feelings. All the same, a turn of events will change this because love simply doesn't care about time or place. [Reader X Ranulf] A one-shot.
Published: 11/29/08 | Updated: 11/30/08
 
Ace Attorney Series

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Crude Humor, Fluff, Mature Content, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References, Mildly Explicit, Sexual Situations, Silliness
Main Characters: Reader, Miles Edgeworth
Genres: Action, Fluff, Humor, Lime, Romance, Samurai | Story Types: One Shot, PWP, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 1556 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Because the question lurks in the back of everyone's mind.

EdgeworthxReader
Published: 11/10/09 | Updated: 11/10/09
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Crackfic, Crude Humor, Product of High Sugar Intake, Strong Language
Main Characters: Hibari Kyoya, Reader, You
Genres: Comedy, Humor, Other | Story Types: One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 231 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: ...Maybe you should have gone with just sticking a tonfa up his ass.

(Dedicated to Rhei and her awesomeness. )

[ Reader x Hibari ] If you squint and dance with Hibird for a bit.
Published: 01/13/10 | Updated: 01/15/10
 
Princess Princess

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References
Main Characters: Mikoto Yutaka, Reader, You
Genres: Comedy, Romance | Story Types: One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 266 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Nobody could tease him about not being a man any more.

(Reader/Mikoto)
Published: 04/26/10 | Updated: 04/27/10
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: Youth | Warnings: Fluff
Main Characters: Reader, Gokudera Hayato, Miura Haru, Reborn, Sasagawa Kyoko, Sawada Tsunayoshi, Yamamoto Takeshi
Genres: None | Story Types: One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 1427 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: You don’t always need a kiss to prove you’re dating someone.

Reader/Yamamoto Takeshi
Published: 03/28/11 | Updated: 03/28/11
 
Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy 7

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Angst
Main Characters: Axel, Original Character(s), Reno, Rude
Genres: Action, Angst, Romance | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Crossover, General
Length: 2 chapter(s) / 2732 words | Complete: No

Summary: Alexia, the first nobody to have ever been, finds herself alone in The World That Never Was. Teaching herself how to harness the powers of darkness, she travels to and from Midgar to sate her loneliness. Shinra becomes aware of her prescience when they realize that she can travel freely to wherever she likes. She's not in any database and could be a security threat. The Turks are sent in to investigate. How will Reno deal with meeting this nobody? Not to mention the slow Heartless invasion occurring all over Gaia.
Published: 03/14/14 | Updated: 05/07/14
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: None
Main Characters: Hibari Kyoya, Reader, Various
Genres: General | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Ficlet, General, Reader Insert
Length: 5 chapter(s) / 3305 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: n. -- multiplication by natural reproduction

In other words, miniature Hibaris.

Family fluff, Hibari Kyoya x Reader [TYL-verse]

Expecting REWRITE!
Published: 03/26/11 | Updated: 04/21/11
 
Saiyuki

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Mild Adult Situations
Main Characters: Reader, Gojyo
Genres: Fluff, Humor, Other, Romance | Story Types: One Shot, Other, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 187 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: "Uh-huh," you waited patiently for him to finish the obviously fake pick up line. You both knew how this would end the minute he caught your eye in the restaurant earlier. (gojyoXyou)
Published: 03/31/10 | Updated: 04/02/10
 
Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References
Main Characters: Gokudera Hayato, Original Character(s), Reader
Genres: Adventure, Classic, Comedy, Family, Fluff, Lime, Romance, Time Travel | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Ficlet
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 535 words | Complete: No

Summary: You didnt know who needed to learn them more, your son or your husband.

TYL!Gokudera | Reader
Published: 05/25/11 | Updated: 05/25/11
 
Naruto

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Erotica, Explicit Material, Mature Content, Sexual dialogue, Sexual Situations
Main Characters: Naruto, Reader
Genres: Fluff, Hentai, Lemon, Lime, Ninja, Romance | Story Types: Lemon, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 3523 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Hopefully, you would welcome him home like this next time~

(mindless smut as celebration for Luna returning to us)

Naruto Uzumaki x Reader
Published: 01/17/12 | Updated: 01/17/12
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Crude Humor, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References, Sexual dialogue
Main Characters: Axel, Reader
Genres: General, Humor, Lime, Romance | Story Types: General, One Shot
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 473 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He asked you if he was sexy, and you gave him a simply, blatant reply.

“No.”


(ReaderxAxel)
Published: 07/07/09 | Updated: 07/09/09
 
Be My Princess

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Fluff, Mild Adult Situations, Mild Sexual References
Main Characters: Alberto, Claude, Edward, Glenn, Joshua, Keith, Reader, Roberto, Wilfred
Genres: Romance | Story Types: One Shot, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 5433 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: You knew you weren’t good at keeping secrets from Wilfred. But, in order for your plan to work, you had to keep this one.

Reader/Prince Wilfred

Dedicated to Crys-chan
Published: 09/07/13 | Updated: 09/07/13
 
Ronin Warriors

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Violence
Main Characters: Anubis, Cale, Cye, Dais, Kayura, Kento, Mia, Original Character(s), Rowen, Ryo, Sage, Sekhmet
Genres: Action, Adventure, Humor | Story Types: General
Length: 2 chapter(s) / 11895 words | Complete: No

Summary: When the mystical armors are stripped of their powers... When both the mortal and nether realms are at stake...

The five Ronins have slowly become absorbed with the normal, everyday perils of high school life. But as the first glorious day of summer vacation dawns, normalcy comes to a crashing halt...
Published: 04/27/06 | Updated: 04/27/06
 
Miscellaneous Comics

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Adult Situations, Angst, Blood, Guts, & Gore, Crude Humor, Death, Drug References, Drug Use, Graphic Violence, Strong Language, Suicide, Torture
Main Characters: None
Genres: Action, Adventure, Angst, Death, Drama, Romance | Story Types: None
Length: 3 chapter(s) / 4211 words | Complete: No

Summary: [WATCHMEN] "You know why people don't like you, Rorschach?" I ask him. He doesn't even pretend to be interested, doesn't have to be.

"It's got nothing to do with the blood, or manners, or--hell--even the smell." He doesn't look up, but I imagine he wants to. "It's just that you're right, and people don't like that. We're not good at it."

His head turns, but I can't tell what he's seeing behind that mask--if he's really looking. "We can't deal with the truth, and that, my good sir, is why they want to behead you like John." [Self-Insert, Rorschach-centric, just plain depressing]
Published: 03/27/09 | Updated: 04/05/09
 
+Anima

Rated: Youth | Warnings: Crackfic, Fluff, PWP
Main Characters: Reader, Various
Genres: Comedy, Fluff | Story Types: Ficlet, One Shot, PWP, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 380 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Proposals are meant to be special. Not like this. [Slight ReaderxCooro] [Implied one-sided ReaderxSenri]
Published: 07/08/08 | Updated: 07/08/08
 
Naruto

Rated: All | Warnings: Fluff, Mild Sexual References, None, Product of High Sugar Intake
Main Characters: Shikamaru, Temari
Genres: Fluff, General, Ninja, Other, Romance | Story Types: Drabble
Length: 2 chapter(s) / 1630 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: {ShikaTema/SasuSaku} How did they end up engaged? Well... {Drabbles/Oneshots}
Published: 03/13/09 | Updated: 03/17/09
 
Criminal Minds

Rated: 17+ | Warnings: Crackfic, Fluff, Product of High Sugar Intake, Silliness
Main Characters: Original Character(s), Reader, Spencer Reid, You
Genres: Angst, Comedy, Fantasy, Fluff, Friendship, Humor, Romance | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Collection, Drabble, Ficlet, Reader Insert
Length: 101 chapter(s) / 40175 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He just can't stand not seeing a ring on your finger.

Spencer Reid/Reader

ficlet/drabble bookie!
[proposal-themed; possibly marriage-themed as well]
Published: 03/27/10 | Updated: 05/14/12
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Mild Adult Situations
Main Characters: Reader, Axel
Genres: Adventure, Fluff | Story Types: None
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 1090 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He has a proposition for you...

Axel x Reader

Part of the holiday fictrade :)
For: AnonymousSong
Published: 02/05/12 | Updated: 02/06/12
 
Naruto

Rated: Youth | Warnings: Angst, OOC
Main Characters: Reader, Sasuke
Genres: Angst, Drama, Ninja, Other | Story Types: Drabble, Ficlet, Other, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 374 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: He was glad that no one had stopped him, but the one thing that upset him was that you didn’t try. Slight Sasuke/You
Published: 08/14/10 | Updated: 08/14/10
 
Kingdom Hearts

Rated: 13+ | Warnings: Death, Fluff, Mild Sexual References, Mildly Explicit, Violence
Main Characters: Reader, Seifer
Genres: Action, Angst, Death, Drama, Fluff, General, Lime, Romance, Suspense, Tragedy | Story Types: Alternative Universe, Death-Fic, General, One Shot, Other, Reader Insert
Length: 1 chapter(s) / 5228 words | Complete: Yes

Summary: Seifer hadn't always protected Twilight Town like he did now. Back then, the Disciplinary Committee didn't exist either, neither did his scar. But what did exist, was an accident. A horrible accident that gave birth to the creation of the Committee and the strong desire to protect this never-changing town.

Rated for violence and a tiny bit of lime.

[One-shot] [SeiferxReader]
Published: 10/05/06 | Updated: 10/05/06


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