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Comments: Fox Cort 24 has written in the Aladdin-verse for over 10 years under several other pen names on ff.net, but since it has been a very long time, he decided to begin fresh new name, his Aladdin stories are one of the best I every read.
Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.Revelations in the Sand by Fox Cort 24
Synopsis: My take on the 3rd Aladdin movie. Desdane returns for revenge and Mozenrath has no choice but to ally with Aladdin and company to battle for all that is. Desdane gathers all of Aladdin's enemies into one army, while Aladdin teams up with allies old and new (Sadira, Genie, etc). Shadows from Al's past add to the tension, while Cassim searches for Aladdin and his brother.
Synopsis: "In the city of Abd al Matin, he was transformed into a weapon. He no longer had control. That was the scariest part." Taking place after the events of Aladdin and the King of Thieves, the story revolves around Mozenrath of the TV series coming back to Agrabah after a horrific encounter with a mysterious group of sorcerers having lost his gauntlet to the heroes a while back.
Synopsis: Mozenrath challenges Jasmine to stop him from enacting a flawless plan. In the process she finds there can be much more at stake than everything.
Comments: A well written excellent story that goes into details about Mozenrath's past as well and who he once was before he became the Ruler of the Black Sands. Gradually turns into a Mozenrath/Jasmine pairing.
Seconded. Cantare is able to draw out sympathy for Mozenrath while keeping him consistent to his characerization, and manages to develop his relationship with Jasmine in a believable way without falling prey to Ron the Death Eater or Draco in Leather Pants. The story has a gripping plot, beautiful writing, and is highly recommended. I also suggest reading the other short works in the series—Shards, which describes some of the events of Antiphony from Aladdin and co.'s point of view; Sunset, occurring before Aladdin met Jasmine and delving a little into his backstory; and The Scent of Absence, a one-shot from Mozenrath's perspective that occurs right before the epilogue.
Pairing: Genie/OC, Canon Pairing of Aladdin/Jasmine
Synopsis:"My young ones, I have a tale for you..." The elder said as he picked up a handful of sand. "This tale is a legend from long ago, a story that has since been forgotten, where the memories of true love were taken from the very sands of time..."
Comments: I am generally the last person to support any type of Canon/Original Character pairing, but this writer weaves in so much interesting mythology into the the "Aladdin" universe, that I have to recommend it. Any many ways, it feels like it is just a particularly intriguing episode of the television show. It is set post-"King of Thieves," so no Iago flapping around (my second favorite character next to Genie), but I don't mind the loss of the parrot. This story really makes you wonder about Genie's comment near the end of the first movie: "You won't find another girl like her in a million years. Believe me, I know. I've looked."
Synopsis: Once upon a time, Jafar happened to fancy someone very much. Pity that didn't work out so well.
Comments: It's very difficult, in my opinion, to write a backstory (especially a love story) to a villain and still keep them in character, without falling into traps of Freudian Excuse and Draco in Leather Pants tropes. However, this fic totally manages it - it paints a pretty impressive picture of infatuation one could probably empathize with without actually making the villain sympathetic. Other than that, it's rather authentic and well-written. Warning: slash.