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Authors, and Websites - Disney Film

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General Fics - Disney Film

The Legacy Of The Beast by Fancy Friday

  • Recommended by sardns
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A year after their marriage, Prince Vincent and Belle are expecting. But when the happiest moment in their lives takes a beastly turn, will Belle and the Prince be able to overcome the curse once more?

Learning to Love by Damian

  • Recommended by wolfsaber
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Basically, it is a gender bender BATB story with the main characters as the opposite sex.
  • Tags: Gender Flip Fic

One Wrong Decision by Pink Glass Rose

  • Recommended by SirSapphire
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: There are two sides to every story. Belle has told her story countless times, but it's rare to hear the Beast's side. What was he thinking? What did he feel? What happened between his one wrong decision, to hate and his one right one, to love?

Nightingale by Samoa Phoenix 9

  • Recommended by MuchAdoAboutNonny
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: An AU retelling of Beauty and the Beast set in Tokugawa Japan. The Beast is a dragon. Belle is a Dutch merchant's daughter, Gaston an arrogant samurai.
  • Tags: AU Fic

Ever Just the Same by The Tea is Addictive

  • Recommended by Pren
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A partly genderbent retelling in which the Beast is a woman, and both she and Belle have to overcome their internalized homophobia before they can break the spell.

Handsome and the Beast by miranh

  • Recommended by Tito Mosquito
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: A genderbend BATB fancomic.
  • Comments: One of the best genderbend stories ever. The artist used screenshots from the movie, and changed some of the characters' genders almost flawlessly.

Shipping Fics - Disney Film
A Man of Stature by TrudiRose
  • Recommended by Solandra and Batgirl1
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Gaston/OC
  • Synopsis: Remember the Gaston from the film who Belle said was the true "beast"? This fanfic puts Gaston in the Beast's shoes by having him transformed into a dwarf (not a beast, but close enough) by the same Enchantress who cursed the Beast and then following Gaston through the years as he tries various plans to reverse the curse.

Picture This also by TrudiRose

  • Recommended by Ansoro
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Belle/Gaston
  • Synopsis: The author decided to challenge herself to see if she could develop the enormously crack-y pairing of Gaston and Belle in an organic, in-character way.

Kissed by a Rose by SamoaPhoenix9

  • Recommended by Ansoro
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Belle/Beast
  • Synopsis: What if Belle was pregnant before coming to the castle, and what if the child were the product of rape by Gaston? This thorough fanfic retells the whole story through this lens and it has a significant impact on the sequence of events and the character development of the two leads throughout.
  • Tags: Dark Fic, Mentions of Rape
  • Now has a trope page.

"Never a Happily Ever After" by Tighearnan

  • Status: Dead
  • Pairing: Belle/Beast
  • Synopsis: When the Prince's father reappears and drags the Prince off to Versailles, Belle and the Prince struggle to maintain their relationship.

"Captivating Hearts" by LightDeviantHaven

  • Recommended by Jacko1821
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Pairing: Belle/Beast
  • Synopsis: It's a Tale as Old as Time as a magic spell intertwines the lives of two lonely souls. Both having their own share own abuse and ostracism; Belle & the Beast find companionship grow between them as other curiosities grow as well.
  • Tags: Trigger warnings for child abuse, verbal abuse, sexual harrasment, anxiety, depression, suicide

Crossover Fics - Disney Film

The Fairest of Them All by TrudiRose

  • Crossover with: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Recommended by Michael2608
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Gaston/Snow White
  • Synopsis: Smarting from the loss of Belle and his defeat at the hands of the Beast, Gaston goes in search of adventure to distract himself and comes upon another Disney heroine who, although beautiful, is as different from Belle as anyone could imagine.

"Intermingled" by Wolf of the Western Woods

  • Crossover with: Tangled
  • Recommended by: RatQueen
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: An adventure featuring characters from the most popular of the Disney princess movies that happened at around the same time frame. Prominently featured are Rhonwen, daughter of Rapunzel and Eugene, and Emile, son of Belle and Vincent, the former Beast. Romance is a definite possibility, as well as some extensive crossover work. More graphic than Disney, but no "Adult Situations."
  • Tags: Realistic action, and (gasp!) blood is shown.

Authors, and Websites - 1980s TV Series

The Beauty and the Beast Reading Chamber

  • A good collection of "classic" (1st two seasons) and third season fanfic, separated for your convenience, depending on whether you liked Season 3 or not...

General Fics - 1980s TV Series

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Shipping Fics - 1980s TV Series

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Authors, and Websites - Traditional Fairy Tale

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General Fics - Traditional Fairy Tale

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Shipping Fics - Traditional Fairy Tale

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