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** The best [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative Homura/Sayaka multi-chapter fanfic on FF.net]], and notable for actually making the pairing work believably and enjoyably with both in-character, despite all the canon evidence against this possibility. Very character-driven, and a nice look at how everyone would interact in a non-magical [[spoiler:until the epilogue]] setting. [[spoiler:Does get darker later on, though elaborating further would be too spoilery. The story's genre is Drama for a reason.]]

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** The One of the best [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative Homura/Sayaka multi-chapter fanfic on FF.net]], net, and notable for actually making the pairing work believably and enjoyably with both in-character, despite all the canon evidence against this possibility. Very character-driven, and a nice look at how everyone would interact in a non-magical [[spoiler:until the epilogue]] setting. [[spoiler:Does get darker later on, though elaborating further would be too spoilery. The story's genre is Drama for a reason.]]



* Recommended by Tropers/{{Prometheus117}}

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* Recommended by Tropers/{{Prometheus117}}[=Prometheus117=]



* ''Comments'': An interesting WhatIf AU where Homura in the original timeline doesn't learn about magical girls and witches upon being rescued by Madoka, but instead is diverted away from the event all-together by Sayaka. From this choice the plot snowballs into an entirely different direction from canon while still maintaining some level of semblance to it, [[spoiler:such as Walpurgist arriving in Mitakihara and Sayaka eventually making a contract, though for entirely different reasons]]. It gives a surprisingly believable reason for Homura falling for Sayaka that plays out gradually and realistically over the chapters with plenty of CharacterDevelopment for all involved that pays off, [[spoiler:such as Sayaka ''not'' going absolutely ballistic at Hitomi and Kyosuke going being together]]. Of course, being PMMM, it's not without tragedy, [[spoiler:like Madoka and Mami dying against Walpurgist with Sayaka [[NeverGotToSayGoodbye unable to say goodbye or even patch up their rocky relationship]]]], but these give the story depth. A worthwhile read, even for those who probably wouldn't have ''considered'' [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Sayaka/Homura]].

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* ''Comments'': An interesting WhatIf AU where Homura in the original timeline doesn't learn about magical girls and witches upon being rescued by Madoka, but instead is diverted away from the event all-together by Sayaka. From this choice the plot snowballs into an entirely different direction from canon while still maintaining some level of semblance to it, [[spoiler:such as Walpurgist arriving in Mitakihara and Sayaka eventually making a contract, though for entirely different reasons]]. It gives a surprisingly believable reason for Homura falling for Sayaka that plays out gradually and realistically over the chapters with plenty of CharacterDevelopment for all involved that pays off, [[spoiler:such as Sayaka ''not'' going absolutely ballistic at Hitomi and Kyosuke going being together]]. Of course, being PMMM, it's not without tragedy, [[spoiler:like Madoka and Mami dying against Walpurgist Walpurgis with Sayaka [[NeverGotToSayGoodbye unable to say goodbye or even patch up their rocky relationship]]]], but these give the story depth. A worthwhile read, even for those who probably wouldn't have ''considered'' [[ShipsThatPassInTheNight Sayaka/Homura]].
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''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9968996/1/The-Sword-of-Justice-and-the-Shield-of-Time The Sword of Justice and the Shield of Time]]'' by [[https://www.fanfiction.net/u/4493678/StormFarron185 StormFarron185]]
* Recommended by [=Prometheus117=]
* ''Status:'' Ongoing
* ''Tags:'' Romance/Drama
* ''Pairings:'' Sayaka/Homura
* ''Synopsis:'' Homura Akemi was alone when she started her journey to save Madoka Kaname. That was how she believed it would always be. Timeline after timeline. Failure after failure, she finds herself an unexpected partner in her mission.
* ''Comments:'' A WhatIf diverging where Sayaka first learns the truth about Magical Girls from Kyubey, when, upon learning that Homura was the one to retrieve her Soul Gem when Madoka threw it, also learns the truth of the circumstances of Mami's death from Madoka as well and reluctantly thanking Homura. This spirals into Sayaka training to become strong enough to fight Walpurgis and slowly learning the truth about Homura's time-looping [[spoiler:as well as inadvertently getting sent back to the start of the loop with her]] while trying to come to terms with her own budding feelings for her new teacher and a girl she used to hate with a passion. [[spoiler:Things start getting much more complicated with Sayaka accidentally gaining access to some of Oktavia's powers upon just barely averting transforming into a Witch and the arrival of [[Manga/PuellaMagiOrikoMagica Oriko and Kirika]] in the next loop to kill Madoka (along with hinting at a future threat even greater than Walpurgis).]] A well-done read filled with action and drama.

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''[[https://dynasty-scans.com/chapters/you_cant_catch_melike_a_star_blooming_in_darkness You can't catch me☆Like a Star Blooming in Darkness]]'' by ''[[http://www.bells-brand.com/ Izumi Bell (Bell's Brand)]]''
* Recommended by 404waffles
* ''Synopsis'': Takes place after Rebellion. Kyouko feels something strange about the world she's in, so she confronts Homura about it.
* ''Comments'': This doujin really feels like a sequel to Rebellion, especially with its focus on Homura and her relationship with Madoka. Oh, and the art is absolutely ''gorgeous''. It's worth reading just for the art.
[=[[reviews:YouCantCatchMeLikeAStarBloomingInDarkness]]=]


* ''Comments'': This story takes place some time after Rebellion. Madoka starts having strange dreams that eventually lead to her obtaining a Keyblade. The characterization of the cast is spot on and engaging, and the fight scenes are well written and tense. The author does a good job of blending the elements of each franchise together. Definately worth a read.

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* ''Comments'': This story takes place some time after Rebellion. Madoka starts having strange dreams that eventually lead to her obtaining a Keyblade. The characterization of the cast is spot on and their interactions are engaging, and the fight scenes are well written and tense. The author does a good job of blending the elements of each franchise together. Definately worth a read.

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[[https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/keys-to-the-contract-madoka-x-kingdom-hearts.716512/ Keys to the Contract]] By Dragonexx
* Recommended by Ouranos
* Crossover with: ''{{Franchise/Kingdom Hearts}}''
* ''Status'': Ongoing
* ''Synopsis'': That which is caged yearns to be free. That which is broken yearns to be whole. For all things, there is a key. After one such key comes to Madoka, it sets her on the path to discovering the truth.
* ''Comments'': This story takes place some time after Rebellion. Madoka starts having strange dreams that eventually lead to her obtaining a Keyblade. The characterization of the cast is spot on and engaging, and the fight scenes are well written and tense. The author does a good job of blending the elements of each franchise together. Definately worth a read.
[=[[reviews: Keys to the Contract]]=]



* Comments: Now has a spin-off, Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13070680/1/ Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers]]''

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* Comments: Now has a spin-off, Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13070680/1/ Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers]]''


* Comments: Now has a spin-off, Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13070680/1/Smoke-and-Mirrorless-Flowers]]''

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* Comments: Now has a spin-off, Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13070680/1/Smoke-and-Mirrorless-Flowers]]''net/s/13070680/1/ Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers]]''

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* Comments: Now has a spin-off, Smoke and Mirrorless Flowers ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/13070680/1/Smoke-and-Mirrorless-Flowers]]''


''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8407293/1/Puella-Magi-Mystical-Chain-Magica Puella Magi Mystical Magica]]'' by Thepingman
* Recommended by: expertus
* ''Status'': Dormant
* ''Crosses over with'': ''[[VideoGame/TouhouProject Touhou]]''
* Synopsis: Due to the instability of boundary between dimensions caused by meddling of a certain time traveler, even mythical land, isolated from the rest of the world, in another dimension, is also threatened. Its protectors can turn a blind eye no longer, thus they step in to end the cycle.
[=[[reviews:PuellaMagiMysticalChainMagica]]=]


* ''Status'': Dead (last updated March 2017)

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* ''Status'': Dead Dormant (last updated March 2017)



* Status: Dead (last updated August 2017)

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* Status: Dead Dormant (last updated August 2017)


* ''Comments:'' Hands down, if you are in any way a fan of the [=KyouSaya=] pairing, you just HAVE to read this. It's cute, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny funny]], [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming]], with a side order of tease and a whole lotta heart. All the character's personalities are perfectly nailed down here (No OOC here, ladies and gentlemen!), and the interactions between the [[RedOniBlueOni two leads]] are absolutely hilarious. '''A MUST READ.'''

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* ''Comments:'' Hands down, if you are in any way a fan of the [=KyouSaya=] pairing, you just HAVE to read this. It's cute, [[CrowningMomentOfFunny funny]], [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming heartwarming]], SugarWiki/{{funny|Moments}}, SugarWiki/{{heartwarming|Moments}}, with a side order of tease and a whole lotta heart. All the character's personalities are perfectly nailed down here (No OOC here, ladies and gentlemen!), and the interactions between the [[RedOniBlueOni two leads]] are absolutely hilarious. '''A MUST READ.'''



* ''Comments:'' Is it wrong to rec something you convinced someone to write? Because this is really good. It takes a depressing premise, turns it into something absolutely heartbreaking, and the [[WhamLine last line]] is the [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome wham ending]] to end all wham endings. Plus, we get witch card text for [[spoiler:Amy's witch]].

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* ''Comments:'' Is it wrong to rec something you convinced someone to write? Because this is really good. It takes a depressing premise, turns it into something absolutely heartbreaking, and the [[WhamLine last line]] is the [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome wham ending]] to end all wham endings. Plus, we get witch card text for [[spoiler:Amy's witch]].



* ''Comments'': "Mostly Crack. Lots Of Yuri." Yeah, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin he wasn't kidding.]] A [[CrowningMomentOfFunny hilarious departure]] from the [[CosmicHorrorStory original plot]]...which is to say '''''[[CrazyAwesome little]] [[StuffBlowingUp to]] [[HilarityEnsues no relation]] [[CrackFic with the]] [[TearJerker original]] [[NightmareFuel plot]] [[DefiedTrope at all]],''''' save for a few [[TakeThat Take Thats]] Kyuubey. Thankfully, there are very few spoilers, but there are a few [[MythologyGag Mythology Gags]] in each crossover, [[Administrivia/YouHaveBeenWarned so watch out.]]

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* ''Comments'': "Mostly Crack. Lots Of Yuri." Yeah, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin he wasn't kidding.]] A [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments hilarious departure]] from the [[CosmicHorrorStory original plot]]...which is to say '''''[[CrazyAwesome little]] [[StuffBlowingUp to]] [[HilarityEnsues no relation]] [[CrackFic with the]] [[TearJerker original]] [[NightmareFuel plot]] [[DefiedTrope at all]],''''' save for a few [[TakeThat Take Thats]] Kyuubey. Thankfully, there are very few spoilers, but there are a few [[MythologyGag Mythology Gags]] in each crossover, [[Administrivia/YouHaveBeenWarned so watch out.]]



* ''Comments'': Starts off slow, with a few yonkoma gags about Tatsuya's friendship with Homura, but takes off in a completely different direction once it's revealed that he knows Kyuubey and still hasn't forgotten Madoka. In the process, it manages to tie up a number of loose ends from the series and plug a bunch of PlotHoles that I didn't even realize existed until [[spoiler:Madokami]] took advantage of them. The last four pages or so are the comic's CrowningMomentOfAwesome -- completely heartwarming and very true to the characters. (NSFW warning: Hosted by Danbooru)

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* ''Comments'': Starts off slow, with a few yonkoma gags about Tatsuya's friendship with Homura, but takes off in a completely different direction once it's revealed that he knows Kyuubey and still hasn't forgotten Madoka. In the process, it manages to tie up a number of loose ends from the series and plug a bunch of PlotHoles that I didn't even realize existed until [[spoiler:Madokami]] took advantage of them. The last four pages or so are the comic's CrowningMomentOfAwesome SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome -- completely heartwarming and very true to the characters. (NSFW warning: Hosted by Danbooru)


* ''Status:'' Dormant

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* ''Status:'' DormantDormant. Slow updates


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* Pairings: Kyosaya, Mami/Nagisa, slight Homura/Madoka.


* ''Comments'':This is story of 10th Doctor and his companion Donna Nobole encountering Puella Magi cast- It may sound like typical throw X into a world of PMMM but the writer dose good job of mashing these two worlds togather without making either world sound weird or out of place. Later on there are additional casts from worlds like Sailor Moon/PWBY/fate/kaleid liner prisma☆illya appearing as a Puella Magis- It also helps that these casts all attain their characters and none of casts in this fic is OOC. And the ending is satisfying. Be aware though- despite being only 8 chapter, each chapter is long-one being more than 40,00 words.

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* ''Comments'':This is story of 10th Doctor and his companion Donna Nobole encountering Puella Magi cast- It may sound like typical throw X into a world of PMMM but the writer dose good job of mashing these two worlds togather together without making either world sound weird or out of place. Later on there are additional casts from worlds like Sailor Moon/PWBY/fate/kaleid liner prisma☆illya appearing as a Puella Magis- It also helps that these casts all attain their characters and none of casts in this fic is OOC. And the ending is satisfying. Be aware though- despite being only 8 chapter, each chapter is long-one being more than 40,00 words.
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* ''Synopsis'': "I've been having some weird thoughts lately... like, is any of this real, or not?" A year has passed since Madoka returned to Japan, and when she begins to question her own memories, she sets out on a journey to find the one person she believes has the answers, all with the help of a key shaped sword.

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* ''Synopsis'': "I've been having some weird thoughts lately... like, is any of this real, or not?" A year has passed since Madoka returned to Japan, and when she begins to question her own memories, she sets out on a journey to find the one person she believes has the answers, all with the help of a key shaped key-shaped sword.



* Crossover with: VideoGame/Undertale

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[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11900158/1/MagicaTale MagicaTale]] By [[https://www.fanfiction.net/u/7356585/Pep-Pizza Pep Pizza]]
* Recommended by: danianime
* Crossover with: VideoGame/Undertale
* Status: Dead (last updated August 2017)
* Synopsis: In this AU, the Undertale characters are put into the world of Madoka Magica! Will Papyrus save Mettaton? Will Frisk make her wish? Will Sans save her from making it? Is Flowey really such an innocent little creature, or an incubator in disguise?
* Comments: If you love Madoka Magica and Undertale, I recommend this. The author are really legit placing the role of undertale character as a madoka magica character.


* ''Status'': Ongoing

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* ''Status'': OngoingDead (last updated March 2017)


''[[http://peorth.distant-utopia.org/hom.html A History of Magic]]'' by Danny Barefoot

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''[[http://peorth.distant-utopia.org/hom.html ''[[https://web.archive.org/web/20110928115740/https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6964876/1/A_History_of_Magic A History of Magic]]'' by Danny Barefoot

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