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  • Recommended by CMR Rosa
  • Comments: Fox Cort 24 has written in the Aladdin-verse for over 10 years under several other pen names on, 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.

     General Fics 
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.

Iago's Triumph by Blackford

  • Recommended by J Briskin
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Set in the time frame of Aladdin: The Series, Iago is still haunted by his past as Jafar's lackey. It comes to a head when, one night, Jafar re-manifests himself inside Iago's mind, with the intention of exacting revenge on both the bird and his new allies. Will Iago's friendship with Jasmine, Al and the gang help him to vanquish the scheming sorcerer once and for all?
  • Comments: Very well-written, with all of the cast true to their on-screen characterizations — Iago in particular, while reformed, is still just as saucy as ever. Does a good job of peeling back the layers of Iago's mind, as well, highlighting how difficult it can be to recover from a traumatic past.

Diamond In The Rough by land-walker

  • Recommended by DVB
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A prequel to Aladdin.
  • Trope Page: Diamond in the Rough (Aladdin)
  • Comments: Perhaps the most well-known of these; this fascinating webcomic explores the what-ifs of several characters and while not wholly canon, the creative liberties add a rich amount of detail.

Revelations in the Sand by Fox Cort 24

  • Recommended by CMR Rosa
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After "Aladdin and the King of Thieves," Aladdin and Jasmine begin to accept their new life and the daunting challenges they face.

Proud of You by An Unknown Foreign Beauty

  • Recommended by Laina Jan
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Set after 3rd movie. After Sultan's death, there remains many controversies about Aladdin's capability as a ruler. One wrong decision set the things spiraling down fast. Even Jasmine's support is not enough when somone else have claim on the throne too. This time even magic is not enough to help. A realistic take on Aladdin's journey to become a Sultan.

  • Comment: New Aladdin Fanfics are rare, and it is the newest one which hooked me from the 1st chapter. It is very realistic and dark tale means very mature journey through the politics of Agrabah. Best part is that the author remains true to the Middle Eastern culture and religeious practice of that time. The author is also famous for her realistic Mulan Fanfic 'Perfect Bride'. Its a shame that her new story has not enough recognition yet.

Aladdin & the Heirs of Magic by L.C. Lane

  • Recommended by CMR Rosa
  • Status: Dormant; last updated March 2018
  • 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.

Aladdin and the Cave of Cheeseburgers by cvfdc (moderate/heavy swearing)

The Man Who Freed Me by Cantare

  • Recommended by: The Otaku Ninja
  • Status: Complete
  • 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...

Aladdin: Carpet Speaks by emitremus1

Dance of Eternity by Goten0040

  • Recommended by: ira
  • Status: Dormant
  • 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.

Whole New World by Roga

  • Recommended by: Swinburne
  • Status: Complete
  • 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.

On Sale Today by Alliriyan

  • Recommended by: Dellanotte
  • Status: Complete
  • 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.

Antiphony byCantare

  • Recommended by: Shadow 200, Apocrypha
  • Status: Complete
  • 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 characterization, 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.

Sleight of Hand by k123

Genies and Jinxes: The Saga by PirateWizardThief

  • Recommended by Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: After finding a lonely kid and taking him in, the street savvy Aladdin becomes a big brother. Soon the two are tossed into a world of royals, magic, and evil villains of all kinds. Can Al and Rick conquer these strange new adventures or will they get into something way over their heads? And will Alaric's jinxed past make things worse off? (Rewrite of all the stories/series.)
  • 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.

The Turning Point by Serena Inverse

  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Status: Complete
  • 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?

Opposites Destroy by Bookworm Gal

  • Recommended by Roo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Jafar was not the only evil genie around. A few months after The King of Thieves, an old aquaintance of Genie makes the scene — Djinn, the genie of the necklace. Who despises all mortals, carries a huge grudge against Genie, has found a way around that pesky "genies can't kill" rule, and is heading towards Agrabah to get revenge...
  • Comments: While this fic does contain some really dark parts, especially early on, it captures the tone and feel of the series very well. It also includes Cassim and Iago in important roles.

Whole New World By Roga

  • Recommended by Bee 123
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Genie always returns to Al
  • Tags: Time Travel, Immortality,
  • Comments: Heartbreaking and heartwarming.

Make Way (it's a bright new star) By Lalaith_Yamainu

  • Recommended by Bee 123
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Jasmine is the Princess Royal of Agribah, raised to politics. Aladdin was not. This is a problem.
  • Comments: Short, but full of agency for Jasmine something all media can have more of.

Rule 63!Aladdin by Lady--knight

  • Recommended by Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: A genderbend Aladdin fancomic.

Street Diamond by rugbyrose

  • Recommended by Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Leila is a young street mouse trying to survive in the streets of Alzawaya and wishes for a better life. Nadir lives a sheltered life as the crown prince of Alzawaya but he is unhappy about having to marry for the sake of an outdated law and wishes for freedom. When their paths come together and with the help of a magic lamp, they strive to make their wishes come true.
  • Comments: An interesting genderbend take on the movie, while also an original story of its own.

     Shipping Fics 
Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

All's Fair In Love And Sorcery

  • Recommended by: Arcolops
  • Status: Dead
  • 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.

The Genie and the Djann by Fan of Insert Sues

  • Recommended by: bookwormgal
  • Status: Dormant; last updated My 2019
  • 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 "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."

Tough Luck by Nichja

  • Recommended by Yahya
  • Status: Complete
  • 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.

A World Where Things Are Different by afterandalasia

  • Recommended by Victoria Writes
  • Status: Complete
  • 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.

Queen of Diamonds by Natural Logarhythm

  • Recommended by Magic 713
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing: Aladdin/Jasmine
  • Synopsis: A story where it far took longer to discover the Diamond in the Rough, and Jasmine had more time with Aladdin.
  • Comments: A great and sweet story, where Jasmine has to adapt to a life of poverty included with her newfound freedom. It also makes her the one who is hiding her identity instead of Aladdin. It really puts focus on life on the streets and the couple having to struggle to survive.

Street Rat by Komodo Butterfly

  • Recommended by Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing: Jafar/Aladdin
  • Synopsis: Prompt: Ignoring the events of the movie, Jafar takes Aladdin in off the street, first as a servant then eventually as his boy toy. Aladdin attracts the attention of the Sultan's Vizier, Jafar, who is looking for a new errand boy. And as we know, once Jafar sets his sights on something he's not about to let it go.

The Mermaid and the Genie by Z-King
  • Recommended by fruitstripegum
  • Crossover with: The Little Mermaid
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: We all know the story of Disney's Little Mermaid, but what would happened if Ariel found a Magic Lamp beneath the waves? How much would the story change with this small addition?

Fan Music

Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier by Team StarKid

  • Recommended by kdk2635
  • Synopsis : Gives Jafar (or rather Ja'far, for copyright reasons) a Wicked treatment, Ja'far is a good intentioned government official, trying to stabilize the Kingdom (the Magic Kingdom), while Aladdin is a perverted 33 year-old thief, Jasmine is a spoiled bratty kid, Prince Achmed of the neighboring kingdom Pik-zahr is a warmonger, the Sultan is a greedy man who wants everyone pretty into his harem. Scar, Ursula, Maleficent, Gaston, Captain Hook, Cruella De Vile make a cameo appearence.

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  • Comment: Extremely funny while being satirical of the original material, and history of the original creator analogized into the storyline. Definitely worth a look. Especially the namesake number, Twisted.