Fan Fic Recs: Aladdin
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The Man Who Freed Me by Cantare
Aladdin: Carpet Speaks by emitremus1
Dance of Eternity by Goten0040
Whole New World by Roga
All's Fair In Love And Sorcery
''The Genie and the Djann by Fan of Insert Sues
Authors and WebsitesFoxCort24
- Recommended by CMR Rosa
- 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.
- Recommended by CMR Rosa
- Synopsis: After "Aladdin and the King of Thieves," Aladdin and Jasmine begin to accept their new life and the daunting challenges they face.
- Recommended by CMR Rosa
- 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.
- Recommended by: The Otaku Ninja
- Synopsis: Phenominal cosmic powers, itty bitty living space. A jinni's fate, unless he comes across the rarest of mortals who might set him free...
- Recommended by: Lizard Of Aus
- Synopsis: A look inside Carpet's head during the events of the film, painting a very different picture of our favorite plot device.
- Recommended by: ira
- 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.
- Recommended by: Swinburne
- Synopsis: Genie always returns to Al.
- Comments: And the story means that synopsis, in every possible sense of that phrase. It's both heartwarming and heartbreaking. I cry every time I read it.
- Recommended by: Dellanotte
- Synopsis: In the shifting sands of Agrabah, not all is as it seems, and simple traders can be the trigger for legends of epic proportions...A.K.A How Jafar Met Iago.
- Comments: Short, hilarious, and absolutely not heartwarming.
- Recommended by: Shadow200, Apocrypha
- 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.
- Status: Complete
- 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.
- Now has a tropes page.
- Recommended by Nothingtoseehere
- Synopsis: Because Genies were bottled for a reason.
- Comments: Rather creepy Alternate Character Interpretation of Genie.
- Recommended by Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
- Synopsis: Two years after finding eight year old Alaric on the street and taking him in, the two streetrats become almost like brothers. And one day they are tossed into a world of royalty, genies, wishes, and evil plots. Can Al and Rick overcome these strange new things or will they get into something they can't get out of? And will Alaric's jinxed life make things worse?
- Comments: One of the more well-written OC-insert fics that are found in this fandom's fanfic page. Alaric is an absolutely adorable, funny, and sympathetic OC, and his interactions with the canon characters are a joy to read.
- Recommended by fruitstripegum
- Synopsis: Malcho finally escapes from his volcanic prison, but before he has a chance to exact his revenge on Agrabah, fate intervenes and he finds himself befriended to a most unlikely companion. Just how much can one meeting change a person?
- Recommended by: Arcolops
- Pairing: Mozenrath/Sadira
- Synopsis: Performing magic? Piece of cake. Fighting Aladdin? No sweat. Destroying Agrabah? They're born for it. Falling in love with another magical villain? Now THAT is tough.
- Recommended by: bookwormgal
- 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."
- Recommended by Yahya
- Pairing: Jafar/OMC
- 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.
- Recommended by Victoria Writes
- Pairing: Aladdin/Jasmine
- Synopsis: AU where the guards never find Aladdin or Jasmine.
- Comments: Written for a prompt on the kinkmeme, but if that makes you nervous, it shouldn't. Afterandalasia is one of the best writers in Disney fandom and the Disney kinkmeme is home to some absolutely wonderful fic.