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Escape the Night: A Novelization Series by canufeelthemagictonight (Link here)
  • Recommended by: AquaEclipse
  • Status: Deadnote 
  • Synopsis: A fanfic series chronicling the events of the show in novel form, while also filling in a few plot holes and characterization along the way.
  • Tags: Canon retelling.

healing (isn't) linear by CinderScoria (Link here)

  • Recommended by: leahmerone
  • Status: Completenote 
  • Synopsis: The survivors of the first three seasons recover through their shared trauma together.
  • Pairing(s): Oli/Eva

I'm Doing This For Them and Hail the Conquering Heroes by Irhaboggler

  • Recommended by: AquaEclipse
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A fan-written prequel from Alison's perspective, detailing her backstory and the reason she became a Rebellious Princess to aid the YouTubers in their survival. The sequel, Hail the Conquering Heroes, is a Perspective Flip of Escape the Night Season 2, retold from Alison's perspective.
  • Pairing(s): Jetpack Girl/Riley, Kira/Haruko, Sireen/Torhil
  • Tags: Backstory, canon retelling, prequel.

Curtain Call by canufeelthemagictonight

  • Recommended by: Zeelandia
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The departures from life of the survivors of the first four seasons. Thankfully, unlike most of their brethren who perished in the games the Cursed God's minions play, the survivors manage to find peace before their respective passings.
  • Tags: Death Fic.

    Alternate Universe 
Escape the Night: The Lost Village by Ecaille13note 
  • Recommended by: Lievrehare
  • Status: Unknown
  • Synopsis: A series where Shane Dawson is the main character and replaces Joey Graceffa as the host. It is followed by some sequels, such as a Night at the Opera or the Spring Coachella Massacre.
  • Tags: Alternate Universe — Different Host.

Fate Brings Us Together Series by MysticalAuthoress

  • Recommended by AquaEclipse
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A canon-divergent AU where Vincent from Season 1 meets up with Riley and Jetpack Girl, the latter two fall in love, and they go on to aid the Society Against Evil during the events of Seasons 3-4 and save the other Helpers from said seasons.
  • Pairing(s): Jetpack Girl/Riley
  • Tags: Angst, canon divergence, hurt/comfort.

Entering the "Escape the Night" fandom like.... by ETNMystic
  • Recommended by: AquaEclipse
  • Crossover with: ColeyDoesThings
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: An examination of the Escape the Night fandom, in the style of Coley's "entering fandoms" series with Mystic leading her through the community and its conventions.
  • Tags: Meta.

Our Eternity Together Series by ETNMystic (Link here)

  • Recommended by: leahmerone
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: After Mystic leads the Cursed God into the fandom, the series chronicles her journey to destroy the Cursed God—who has become enamoured with her—as well as figure out how to face her own internal struggles.
  • Tags: Fandom roleplay.