Proof that the remaining 10% is worth falling in love with a member of a rival family for here.

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''Fanfic/MercutioAndAllegra'' by [[BadassBookworm Cornadopia]] (whose work can be found [[ here]].
* ''Status'': Complete
* ''Synopsis:'' During the story of "Romeo and Juliet", Romeo's invulnerable friend Mercutio, who is constantly professing his idea that love is BS, finds and falls in love with a girl of the Capulet house. Sure, it sounds potentially Mary-Sue-ish, but it proves not to be; the character of Allegra and her rebellion against the family feud, combined with impressive canon-era dialogue, tons of humor and a madly passionate romance make it a very worthy and enjoyable read.
* ''Pairings:'' Mercutio/OC

[[ Five Happily Ever Afters for Juliet Capulet]] by aishuu
* Recommended by: riahsama
* ''Status'': Complete
* ''Synopsis:'' There's so many ways things could have worked out right for Juliet.
* ''Pairing(s):'' Juliet/Romeo, Juliet/Paris
* ''Tags:'' 5 AU's where Juliet has a happy ending.

[[ Caro]] by Pargoletta
* Recommended by: yareyareora
* ''Status'': Complete
* ''Synopsis:'' Two boys, each guarding a secret, must face the challenge of growing up and becoming men.
* ''Pairing(s)'': Mercutio/Benvolio, Juliet/Romeo
* ''Tags:'' Prevalent child abuse themes, but an Everybody Lives AU nonetheless

''[[ Thou Talk'st Of Nothing]]'' by paperclipbitch
* Recommended by: Eievie
* ''Status'': Complete
* Synopsis: While Romeo goes off to Juliet's balcony, a drunken Benvolio and an even drunker Mercutio walk home from the Capulet party.
* Pairing: Mercutio/Benvolio
* Notes: If you even needed proof that the play is heartbreaking but also beautiful, this is it. And Mercutio is pitched ''just right''.