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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.

Robert Joe's Rant Adventures

  • Recommended by Nefer 007
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis Robert Joe replays Golden Sun. And then he cheats the hell out of it. Notable for spawning an entire fandom of its own. AND THEN saunters off to Hoenn, carving a large swath through it and Minecraft. Semi-crossover with Shellcore Command.

Goodness by Blue Green Scene.

  • Recommended by Dracobolt, sardns
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Felix muses on the dissonance between Saturos and Menardi's motives and their actions in carrying them out. As the summary puts it, "Saturos and Menardi left pain and misery in their wake, and it was hard to remember sometimes that 'good' was not the same thing as 'nice'."

Garet's Crack Stories by Joker's Specter.

  • Recommended by Dracobolt
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A collection of short humor stories featuring the cast of Golden Sun. The stories are framed by the light plot that Garet is entertaining the children of Vale with his tales. Stories at the time of posting include The Wise One's Child, I Was A Teenage Necromancer, Hama Ruins Everything, and Private Investigator Sheba and the Case of the Missing Babydaddy.

Golden Sun Defining Moment by xT-Zealot

  • Recommended by Caellach Tiger Eye
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Slight Matthew/Sveta (mild enough to be seen as mere friendship if that's your preference).
  • Synopsis: It can take a defining moment - whether it be tragic or joyful - that can truly bring a group together. For the children of the Warriors of Vale, one such defining moment is the tragedy that they are responsible for. Belinsk Spoilers.

Bickering by randomfics

  • Recommended by Caellach Tiger Eye
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: What were Isaac and Garet doing at the time of the Grave Eclipse? Bickering like an old married couple.

Bad Dreams by xT-Zealot

  • Recommended by Caellach Tiger Eye
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "While mourning the loss of his father one night, Eoleo bumps into a certain little girl that's had a bad dream and could use a father of her own. Oneshot. First Eoleo/Himi FRIENDSHIP. Takes place during Dark Dawn."

Scythes by Avenvia

  • Recommended by Caellach Tiger Eye
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis:"Menardi and Jenna discuss blood, worthiness and the ability to take up a bloody mantle" - the summary contained in the FF file itself.

Unleash the Fury of the Djinn by Feonyx

  • Recommended by Sabre's Edge, ArcticYoshi45
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: when an attempt at storming Lunpa by the Heroes of Vale fails miserably, their own rescue party shows up—their fun-sized nature spirits. Hilarity Ensues taken up to seventy-two.

Wing of Anemos by HyrulianJedi

  • Recommended by sanzano
  • Synopsis: After the lit of the lighthouses, everyone is trying to adapt to the changes that the release of Alchemy brought to the world. Things just get worse when the vicious civilization that once raised into the sky, the Anemos, are back. And they want war.
  • Comments: It's long. The author makes a good job describing not only the characters, but the Alchemical World itself and Anemos culture. The plot is interesting and well-written.
    • Has a trope page here.
  • Status: Dead

A Conversation by Yuja

  • Recommended by 0oMooncalfo0
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Not a shipping fic by any means, but Alex/Veriti is a required prerequisite
  • Synopsis: Set after Dark Dawn, chapter 1 of this two-shot continues the conversation between Kraden and Alex at the Apollo Lens, while chapter 2 continues the evening elsewhere in Belinsk from Amiti's perspective. Both chapters seek to tie up loose ends regarding Amiti's background.

Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

The Angel and the Slayer by TheOneAndOnlyT.

  • Recommended by Wild Knight, Caellach Tiger Eye and hnd03
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Isaac/Mia
  • Synopsis: The story of how the love between Isaac and Mia evolves, as told in a series of conversations between the two of them and their friends.

A Different Kind of Storm by Mystwalker

  • Recommended by Mixora
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Amiti/Karis, some Matthew/Sveta
  • Synopsis: It's been two years since the events of the Grave Eclipse, and Weyard is rebuilding again. To commemorate the anniversary of the revival of Passaj's Alchemy Forge, Amiti has invited his friends to Ayuthay. Amiti/Karis, full summary inside. Dark Dawn fic.

Risen by demonsshade.

  • Recommended by Sentior
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Matthew/Sveta, Possible Tyrell/Karis?
  • Synopsis: Basically a dark perspective on the world of Golden Sun, shown mainly through the eyes of Matthew. It centers on the descent into Crossbone Island, but there are many original elements involved.

Misunderstanding by Gravaja Umbros

  • Recommended by Caellach Tiger Eye, seconded by Mystwalker and Yuihime
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Matthew/Sveta
  • Synopsis: After the final battle, everyone's ready to relax. This includes Sveta, who makes a request Matthew was not expecting!

That Incredible Feeling by flashgunner

  • Recommended by Edich
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairings: Isaac/Jenna, Felix/Sheba, Garet/Mia/Alex
  • Synopsis: Post Lost Age. Due to their respective psynergy element's kinship, Isaac and Jenna's affection towards each other manifests physically. Or is the kinship causing the affection? Regardless, the two energies meld with...interesting results. As they struggle with their growing relationship, it is discovered that the Philosopher's Stone and the Golden Sun are in fact two different entities, leading the group to find it before Alex does.

Drops Of Jupiter by jollygreendragon

  • Recommended by Meat Wisdom
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Matthew/Sveta
  • Synopsis: When Matthew stops in Belinsk during a search for Psynergy Vortexes, he finds that he and Sveta have more in common than they thought. But with the world still recovering from the Grave Eclipse, can their relationship survive? And just how dangerous is the nation of Tuaparang?

Learning from the past by Gravaja Umbros

  • Recommended by CaellachTigerEye
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Isaac/Mia & Matthew/Sveta
  • Synopsis: "Matthew and Isaac have been fighting. Matthew is furious until he learns a few things. Like Isaac's relationship with Mia and Jenna. Mudshipping, agrees with canon, with some Spiritshipping on the side."

Against All Odds by Midnight C

  • Recommended by: KWSN
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Isaac/Mia
  • Synopsis: "It's not your typical mushy romance. A story of jealousy, betrayal and a love powerful enough to triumph against all odds..."

Alternative Title(s): Golden Sun The Lost Age, Golden Sun The Broken Seal


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