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A is For by RobinRocks
  • Recommended by ToThineOwnself
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Mainly US/UK, brief France/Canada and Russia/China. Other pairings mentioned late in the fic.
  • Synopsis: After an almost-too-perfect intimate experience, Alfred thinks he may (or may not) have heard Arthur call him “Alfie”, despite the fact that Arthur loathes silly little nicknames. Eager to hear it again (if he even heard it once), Alfred devises a plan to try and coax Arthur into uttering it again. Takes place in Great Britain, 1954 (for the most part).
  • Tags: Slash, fairly explicit sex, occasional language, mentions of war

Al-Huriya by ThisCouldTheoreticallyBeSparta

  • Recommended by YourFormerSelf
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Egypt/Turkey, with some slight Spamano and Egypt/Greece on the side if you squint.
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  • Tags: AU, sex, some politics, slice-of-life style
  • Synopsis: The Sultan of Al Yildiz is lost in the desert, and stumbles upon the oasis of Al-Huriya and its enigmatic guardian. As he recovers, he is taught humility, hard work, responsibility, respect— and what it really means, to be free.

Amore Bello by embracethepipe

  • Recommended by Belladonna
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/Italy, main; smattering of other shippings.
  • Synopsis: Germany appears to be pregnant; thus, Italy takes it upon himself to make the best light of the situation.
  • Tags: MPreg

Anatomy of an Anomalous Relationship by fireblazie

  • Recommended by: Sedna, Y.S. Jennis
  • Status: complete
  • Character(s): Arthur Kirkland, Alfred Kirkland, Francis Bonnefoy, Matthew Bonnefoy
  • Pairing(s): France/England, FACE family
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  • Synopsis: They were single fathers at the same school, barely acquaintances. But then their children decided to do the unthinkable: become friends.

Bottoms Up! by Sunny Day in February

  • Recommended by v2113, Noir Grimoir
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spamano and Germany/Italy are the main ones, and past Spain x half of Europe is a plot point, including but far from limited to Conquistador!Spain x Pirate!England. Slight USUK, and Prussia/Canada.
  • Synopsis: Antonio's sick - very sick. Not the deadly kind of sick, but still way too fucking sick, if you ask the worrie- no, sexually frustrated Lovino. But on the - literal - upper side, this might be the perfect opportunity for Lovi to try and top Toni for once!
  • Tags: Slash, fairly explicit sex, language

Gakuen Hetalia and Another Gakuen Hetalia by Europe28

  • Recommended by: Katt 1848
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: All the nations go to school, though some of the humans attending don't agree with it.
  • Pairing(s): Main pairing Fruk, side pairings Ger/Ita, Ame/Can, Su/Fin, Nor/Den, Pru/Hun, Spa/Mano, Pol/Liet, Swis/Liech, Rus/Belarus, Ned/Belgium
  • Tags: Romance/Friendship/Lemon in some chapters

Gankona, Unnachgiebig, Unità by KH freak 813

  • Recommended by KibaDoku
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Germany, North Italy, Japan
  • Pairing(s): Gerita, Itapan
  • Synopsis: One of them seems all tough and harsh on the outside, but is actually soft. The other seems all cold and calculating on the outside, but is actually warm. How is Italy to choose between Germany and Japan, his two closest friends? Can he even? Gerita vs. Itapan. Shounen-ai.
  • Tags: Shounen-ai, friendship-to-romance, light to dark mood, bullying, surprises

General Relativity Part 1-16, Part 17-123, Part 123-167, Part 168-203+ by Anonymous

  • Recommended by Aisling, probablyinsane, Y.S. Jennis
  • Status: Complete (216 parts total)
  • Character(s): America, Canada, England, France, Japan, Germany, Italy, Estonia, Korea
  • Pairing(s): Canada/America
  • Synopsis: College AU featuring America as the dorky but lovable science teacher and Canada as the student with a crush on him. Also features Japan as Canada's roommate/childhood friend, Estonia and Korea as science nerds, France as Canada's slightly pervy mentor and England as the Dean.

Hetalia School for Vampire Hunters by SalaciousCrumb

  • Recommended by: The Magnetic Guinea Pig
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairing(s): Main pairing: US/UK, Germany/Italy and Spain/Romano. Side pairings: France/Canada, China/Russia. Mention of Belgium/Australia, Greece/Japan and Austria/Hungary/Prussia.
  • Synopsis: Alfred is a determined vampire hunter in training. But this training is put to the test when he actually meets one. Arthur is irritating, British and unnervingly attractive. But even Alfred's not stupid enough to fall in love with him.

It's Not What You Think by xx_animeXalchemist_xx

  • Recommend by agentscia
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): England, America, and many others.
  • Parings(s): mainly USUK (becoming more prominent as the story progresses), but some Spamano and Gerita
  • Synopsis: ( summary) America and England are simply misunderstood. What they are doing is totally innocent! Or is it? Read for ridiculous situations! USUK ... or is it? And look out for Prussia and his mission! WARNING: May cause insanity.
  • Tags: Lots of misunderstood situations/sexual innuendo, slash

No Such Thing As Coincidence by Kuro Riya

  • Recommended by agentscia
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and many others
  • Pairing(s): Sweden/Finland, some Denmark/Norway, and many others
  • Synopsis: Falling in Love sucks. Falling in love with your best friends sucks more. What sucks the most? When that best friend is forced to move away. Welcome to Tino's life. The usual for me.
  • Tags: Slash, Romance, Occasional sex

Soft Shock by stardropdream

  • Recommended by agentscia
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): America, France, Canada, England (Germany is mentioned)
  • Pairing(s): France/America
  • Synopsis: Alfred has been stressed out lately, and Francis decides to help him in the best way he can think of. Of course, the aftermath doesn't go quite as he'd planned.
  • Tags: Slash, Romance, explicit sex

The Man You Once Knew by Dovesongz

  • Recommended by LionDancer17
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): Italy, Germany, Prussia
  • Pairing(s): Germany/Italy
  • Synopsis: An extension of another story by EmoVampireChic. Italy discovers that Germany is HRE.
  • Tags: Slash, Romance, and Angst

Don't Miss A Thing by Anonymous

  • Recommended by Juice Box Hero
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): N. Italy/Finland
  • Synopsis: Before/during World War II, Finland gives Italy sniper training.

Irregularity by marr-marr

  • Reccomended by Hokuto
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Russia/America
  • Sypnosis: A fic focused on the tensions between Russia and America.
  • Tags: Slash, of course, with some slight sexual themes

What the Heart Forgets by lenarix-klinde

  • Recommended by mana001
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/England
  • Synopsis: What Arthur lost when he sacrificed himself to save the people beneath the Nations, and what he gained in return.

Here Comes the Candle by Mizu-Tenshi (also wrote I Give to You the Sky)

  • Recommended by mana001
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England
  • Synopsis: Due to financial difficulties, England becomes the 51st state of America yet neither are happy with the merger forced upon them. Between the need for forgiveness and the search for happiness, the irreparable happens. WARNING - Character death.

You Can't Take the Sky Away From Me by Haro

  • Recommended by Orihime
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England, Poland/Lithuania, others.
  • Synopsis: By the author: Ace Pilot America is on a mission for the World Military when a chance encounter with a group of Sky-Pirates leads him to team up with their captain, England, against a malevolent group that wants to fill the sky with zeppelins.
  • Tags: Slash, adventure, Steampunk AU
  • And now it has its own trope page.

Are You There God? It's Me, Canada by jekaro

  • Recommended by Solandra (yes, again...I've been spending way too much time on the Hetalia Kink Meme.)
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Canada/Poland (aka Matthew/Feliks), England/France
  • Synopsis: Matthew keeps a diary, and he has a lot to write about while dealing with the antics of his boisterous brother and meddling friends, the walls being far too thin to muffle the sounds of his fathers doing the nasty, and his spectactularly misinformed crush on the new student.
  • Tags: Slash, High School AU

Jones Paranormal Investigation Agency by Feux Follets

  • Recommended by ThatStalkerChick
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairing(s): France/Canada, America/England, Russia/China
  • Synopsis: Matthew and his cousin, Arthur, travel to New York after a family friend had asked Arthur's father for help: to watch over his nephew who's apparently headstrong and a little careless. The nephew, Alfred Jones, runs his own Paranormal Investigation agency with the help of his comrades Francis, Ivan, and Yao. With Matthew and Arthur joining the team, they investigate the strange phenomenon of the customers who come asking them for help.
  • Tags: Slash, romance, horror, paranormal, AU

Another Place to Fall by stardropdream

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Japan/Greece (in that order)
  • Synopsis: Japan visits Greece during World War II and the two have to confront how much things have changed between them and yet how much has remained the same despite it all.
  • Tags: Mentions of war, slash, explicit sex

Second Star to the Right Part One, Part Two by archosaurus

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England
  • Synopsis: America is set to fly on a space shuttle in an attempt to garner funding for NASA, and he talks England into coming with him too.

Outcast by Angelsaurus

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Sweden/Finland, with mentions of Germany/Italy and America/England
  • Synopsis: Tino/Finland is accepted into the St. Hetalia Academy For Boys, a place he's never heard of before. Once he gets there, he finds himself inexorably drawn to the school outcast who is rumored to have a curse upon him.

Status Quo Ante Bellum by Novelist Pup

  • Recommended by ClandestineClear
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary/Prussia, mentions of Germany/Italy, Sweden/Finland
  • Synopsis: AU: Elizaveta clearly despised everything vaguely relating to Gilbert of the Pretend Prussian Race—except for his younger brother, who was the only exception. It did not help that Gilbert existed.

Discovering Ludwig by SpeakingThroughWrittenWords

  • Recommended by CheshireGrinne
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary, GerIta, hinted America/Japan (?), UK/France, Spain/Romano
  • Synopsis: Author's synopsis: "When Germany starts another World War, everyone has enough. Stripped down, remade, this is the story of New Germany. Starting from scratch, being raised by a new Austro-Hungarian alliance, about to meet Italy, who will turn his world upside down."
  • Tags: Hinted slash, sort of a darkfic

SPOILER: He's not an only child Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 by Anonymous

  • Recommended by Mel
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/England, France/OC
  • Synopsis: Alfred and Matthew discover they're twins upon meeting at summer camp. They try to get their parents (aka Arthur and Francis) back together by switching places a la The Parent Trap. Hijinks and one heck of an emotional roller coaster ensue.

Two Ways About It by VIII of XIII

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/Romano with America/England at the end and a Greece/Japan omake.
  • Synopsis: In which Romano sucks at accepting marriage proposals, Spain comes up against the dreaded "no sex allowed until marriage" rule, and England takes it on himself to lend a helping hand to rectify this.

The Anglo-American Commemerative Celebration That Was In No Way An Anniversary by Voicekitten

  • Recommended by ClandestineClear
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England
  • Synopsis: America and England celebrate the founding of Jamestown. England refuses to call it an anniversary, because it isn't one, dammit. Everybody else just snerks.

Dusk Run by Anti-Logic

  • Recommended by chibiaries
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/N.Italy
  • Synopsis:The title explains it all.

Buttsex: The Musical by kaasen

The Little Things by Seena58

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Greece/Japan
  • Synopsis: Greece and Japan aren't the kind of couple who express their affection through bickering or sappy declarations of undying love; it's the little things that make them what they are.

You and I will Fall in Love by Shatterdoll

  • Recommended by Koneko_Otome, Lequinni
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Russia/America, mentions of Germany/Italy, Prussia/Germany and one-sided UK/US
  • Synopsis : Much to America's horror, Russia decides that the two of them are going to fall in love. And the more he fights it the stronger Russia's determination is to woo him, even if it means taking drastic measures...

Desaparicion Leunung RivalryChangement Galehus by Black.Rose.Authoress

  • Recommended by RainKrystal
  • Status:
    • Desaparicion - Changement: Complete
    • Galehus: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/Romano, Germany/Italy, America/England, Prussia/Canada, Denmark/Norway
  • Synopsis : The bad touch trio decide to do some matchmaking between certain Nations, and France takes to this like a true Chess Master as he executes plans to bring togther certain pairs.

Birthday Present Series by Deep Rain

  • Recommended by Yuurei
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Sweden/Finland, America/England.
  • Synopsis : On the birthday of more than one nation, France plays matchmaker with a level of deviousness that would make a Chessmaster cry with pride.

Here I am Part 1, Part 2 by Anonymous

  • Recommended by RainKrystal
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America//England
  • Synopsis: From the kink meme, it's a hypothetical situation involving an AU in which England and America are human, and in a stable relatioship. The story starts when the England from the AU switches places with the England from the Hetalia verse, and how all involved parties deal with their lives being rearranged.

Treatment by Chalupakabra

  • Recommended by Ardis
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Sweden/Finland
  • Synopsis: To borrow the author's own summary: Tino is a young student majoring in psychology, well known for being kind and eager to help others sort out their issues, but less well known for his habit of profiling "patients" on campus. His therapist's eye has fixed on Berwald, but will he be the one who ends up on the couch?
  • Tags: AU, work in progress

Heterosexual Life Partners and Beyond by Anonymous

  • Recommended by probablyinsane
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): most of the main cast
  • Pairing(s): Poland/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: The other nations discuss Poland and Lithuania's... ambiguous relationship and end up in a very amusing argument over whether or not the two nations are more than good friends.

finding my way through the dark by weighed and measured

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Greece/Japan
  • Synopsis: The transition between friends to lovers for Japan and Greece, and the peace and turmoil that come along with it.

Giving In by Artificial Starlight

  • Recommended by MetanteiTriforce, AlmaKarma and probablyinsane
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Canada, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus
  • Pairing(s): Canada/Russia
  • Synopsis: Besides their climate, Canada and Russia didn't think they'd have anything in common; they didn't care enough to find out. However, during this meeting, perhaps they'll get a chance and hopefully, the experience will change them for the better.

Superheroic Parts 1-10, Parts 11-18, Parts 19-22 by Anonymous

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Spain, Romano, France, Prussia, appearances by several other main characters
  • Pairing: Spain/Romano
  • Synopsis: Romano learns about The Conquistador, a devastatingly sexy interesting superhero in Spain's land. Fanclub, Rescue Romance, supervillain, and love triangle shenanigans ensue.

The Full Monty by ghostofthemotif

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): England/Japan, brief mention of America/Russia
  • Synopsis: England and Japan, after fleeing the mob, catch up on things and England makes sure to educate Japan on Monty Python after learning to his horror that the other nation has never heard of them.

Alegria By Anonymous

  • Recommended by Fade (I need a Troper page, OTL
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/Fem!America
  • Synopsis: It's a medieval/Dark!fairytale AU in which a Female version of America is the daughter of the insane and ambitious Lord Oranbega, who decides to propagate a rumor that his daughter was touched by a demon and can only be freed by becoming pregnant. Enter Prince Francis, from the kingdom of Sanguenay, in Lord Oranbega's lands for unknown business, who's empathy allows him to see past the rumors and to the truth of Alice's situation...

Of Fire and Ice by fanciful.thoughts

  • Recommended by Anonymous and the serial typist
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/Belarus, with one-sided Russia/Belarus and Romano/Spain
  • Synopsis: Belarus is rejected by Russia once again. Spain witnesses this and makes friendly conversation with her. Eventually, this leads to an unexpected romance, making Romano and Russia realize their feelings for their lovers. Romano accepts Spain's relationship more-or-less quietly; Russia does not. The two's relationship could begin World War III - Russia wants his sister, and Spain refuses to back down.

On The Bound by tatterdemalion

  • Recommended by Jesajew
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Matthew/Francis, Alfred/Arthur, one-sided Ivan/Matthew, Roderich/Elizaveta, one-sided Gilbert/Roderich, Sweden/Finland, Ludwig/Feliciano; other pairings mentioned/shown briefly.
  • Synopsis: Matthew Williams doesn't know what to expect when his brother contacts him for the first time in years. But he quickly finds himself drawn into a plot to steal seventy million dollars worth of artefacts from a very rich Frenchman. Unfortunately, no one told Matt about how...persuasive the Frenchman could be.
  • Tags: Slash

Nightingale by Mitsukai Mizu Amaya

  • Recommended by chibiaries
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Insane!Francis/Seychelles
  • Synopsis: He wasn't Francis Bonnefoy, the country of France, anymore. He was the French Empire. The passionate, ruthless, terrible, beautiful French Empire.

In America by orpheustic

  • Recommended by Mez
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/Australia
  • Synopsis: Australia goes over to America's house for a visit.

Sign A New Agreement With iTunes by nuitdenovembre

  • Recommended by Archangelunmei
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/England
  • Synopsis: After being roommates for years through squabbles and various SO's for both of them, a series of little things leads Francis and Arthur to realize that really, they've been dating for years.

Highway Cloudbusting by stardropdream

  • Recommended by K1M333, probablyinsane
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): England/America
  • Synopsis: Sick of politics and business, as usual, England decides to indulge a rare moment of spontaneity and go on a roadtrip. He should have known that America would want to tag along. And they both should have known that the trip would set them down a path they couldn't turn away from. (Author's summary)

World Wide Story by webcomix

  • Recommended by lkmjr
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/fem!Romano, implied fem!Italy/Germany, fem!Prussia/fem!Canada, England/Hong Kong, Hungary/Austria
  • Synopsis: Lovina Vargas was less than thrilled when she and her twin moved to a new city. What happens when her family convinces her to audition for the school musical? Rehearsals and romance, of course! (Author's summary)

Love Will Find A Way by secretcurrents

  • Recommended by lkmjr
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Alfred/Arthur (America/England), past Gilbert/Arthur (Prussia/England)
  • Synopsis: A series of stories about how a troubled delinquent and an overwhelmed student go from a dysfunctional sexual relationship to an awkward romance. (Author's summary)

Silence and Thievery by Gecko Osco

  • Recommended by GintaxAlvissforever
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England with minor Germany/Italy, Spain/Romano, Cuba/Canada, France/Seychelles and Poland/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: AU Arthur had a voice, a good one, but it's been stolen from him and he's prepared to do everything he can to get it back. Even traversing across the world with a bunch of lunatics who have a leader who just might be his hero after all. USUK, minor others.

Solidarity by Middle of Here

  • Recommended by Statuess
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Lithuania/Poland main, mentions of Germany/Italy; America/England and hinted Russia/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: Feliks is the punching bag of the entire school, especially that boy who used to be his best friend. Where is that golden smile that used to be the best part of summer? (Author's Summary)

Tub Wars by Canadino

  • Recommended by Dogtree 103
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Denmark/Norway
  • Synopsis: Denmark finally manages to get Norway to take a bath with him and ends up expressing his frustration over past events in a rather amusing way. (Not lemon)

We'll Meet Again by George deValier

  • Recommended by RainKrystal, RoseAndHeather
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): England, America, Canada, France
  • Pairings: America//England, and with Germany//Italy in the background.
  • Synopsis: (Taken from the fic itself) AU. London pub owner Arthur Kirkland is driven rather mad by American soldiers on leave during World War Two. And by one in particular… loud, brash fighter pilot Alfred Jones. But are Arthur's feelings of irritation just a cover for something else?

Part Right, Half Wrong, A Third Crazy by Save the Rave

  • Recommended by SanaMae
  • Status: Dormant
  • Now has its own page.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Mainly America/Canada, background Austria/Prussia and UK/OFC, mentions of past Prussia/Canada and Netherlands/Canada.
  • Synopsis: Meet Alfred Jones, a coked-up socialite lawyer. And now meet Matthew Williams, a depressed nobody that's working two and a half jobs to make ends meet and is failing at it. This is not going to be pretty.
  • Tags: AU

Lotus by Starlight Amethyst

  • Recommended by Windsong 12
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): China/Vietnam; France/Vietnam; America/Vietnam; Thailand/Vietnam, mentions of past France/Jeanne.
  • Synopsis: (Author's summary): She has a beautiful garden, but there are only four flowers in it that can make her cry.

The Invitational Year by Demand Truth. And the sequel, The Sophomore Year

  • Status: Complete
  • Recommended by GintaxAlvissForever
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England, France/Canada/Prussia, Russia/China, Germany/Italy, Spain/Romano, Austria/Hungary and many more
  • Synopsis: Alfred is an awkward dork, despite the fact his dad is President. Arthur is a member of British royalty, and he's a perfectionist loner. Both boys are given an invitation to attend the prestigious World Academy and, naturally, they're roomies. USUK

America Saves the Day and Other Lies by Sleeping Insomniac

  • Recommended by JenKunoichi351
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): America, England, China, Russia, France
  • Pairings(s): England/China
  • Synopsis: In order to make the Allies' meetings go by more smoothly, America does some digging into England's and China's past. He uncovers some surprises in their relationship along the way...with a little help from France.

Strange Powers by tinstars

  • Recommended by Connichiha
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): England/America
  • Synopsis: (Author's Summary) America thought it would be funny to turn the device on himself. What's the worst that could happen? Y'know, aside from accidentally falling in love with your friend.

The Invasion Domestic by calciseptine

  • Recommended by chibiaries
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia/Canada
  • Synopsis: A century ago, if someone had told Gilbert that he would one day be spending most of his time halfway across the planet playing domestic with a peaceful nation, he would have laughed in their face—and then invaded their vital regions for good measure.

The Armory of the Mind by daegar

  • Recommended by chibiaries
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Poland/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: Poland/Lithuania reunite. Lithuania demands to call the shots now. After all, Poland has a lot of making up to do.

From America with Love by last letter

  • Recommended by Chikyuu.
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Russia/America
  • Synopsis: As written in the first chapter of the fic "This story: is not about letters. Or at least, not really. What it is about is two countries, both of them with respective issues that they may want to go either emotional counseling or a psychiatrist to sort out. It is about politics and trust and flowers and scarves and being annoying and being stubborn and impossible love and aliens that don't make a lot of sense at all. It is about a game without relationships and possibly a relationship without games. It is about pasts that can't quite be let go of, not just yet. It is about a large amount of foolishness... Well, maybe it is, anyway!"

Love, Insanity? by Sephielya J. Maxwell

  • Recommended by Musicrox4ever
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): VERY HEAVY RussLiet, dribbles of GerIta and others are in it as well.
  • Synopsis:"They do what they want, Toris. Even when we're sane, we're crazy in here. You take care of an old person or a sick person because they can't do it themselves. But we are neither of those things. Once we're here we're stuck. And they do what they want."
  • Tags: AU

Of Rue and Powdersugar by didyouknowanon

  • Recommended by: mollypop
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Lithuania/Belarus
  • Synopsis: The Litbel republic, through time and trial and heartbreak. Lithuania thinks about almost-brothers and almost-wives and almost-brothers-in-law in a family drama that plays out behind the Iron Curtain.

Correspondence by crackberries

  • Recommended by RsS
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): PruCan
  • Synopsis: For a change, Canada visits Prussia, and for a change, everyone notices him. Unfortunately, 'vacation' and 'relaxation' have never gone hand in hand (Author's summary)

Act Natural Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Extra by monobuu

  • Recommended by Kain
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): USUK
  • Synopsis: Arthur Kirkland, porn novelist extraordinaire, is suffering from writer's block. His new muse shows up on his doorstep with an American accent, a mega-watt smile and a tool belt.

The Broken Hearts Club by City Girl Dreamer

  • Recommended by Kiri Ame
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): FrUK, PruCan and Spamano, with some Ameripan on the side.
  • Synopsis: The Bad Touch Trio have screwed over their boyfriends for the last time, and not in the kinky way either! Now their respective EX-boyfriends have teamed up to deliver a dish so cold, it's bloody frozen: revenge. AU. (From the synopsis)

Colours by Kitty29

  • Recommended by otaku876
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Major Prussia/Canada, with some sideline America/South Korea, France/England, and a few others if you squint.
  • Synopsis: Matthew Williams thinks he is the only different person in his school, until he meets the self-proclaimed most awesome man on earth...

Turning the World Right-side Up by Spazzkitty

  • Recommended by InTheAsylum
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): SpainxRomano, GermanyxItaly, HungaryxAustria, AmericaxEngland, SeychellesxJapan, and perhaps ChinaxRussia
  • Synopsis: Sequel to Turning the World Upside Down. "Full of High School drama, breakups, cigarettes, fluff, a completely insane Hungary, and hopefully all the humor you enjoyed from the prequel!"

Einmal ist Keinmal, and its sequel, Zweimal ist Dreimal, by dmnq8.

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Characters: Germany, Italy, and Japan in Zweimal ist Dreimal, Spain, Romano, Prussia, and two original characters with minor roles also appear in the sequel.
  • Pairing(s): Germany/Italy, implied Spain/Romano
  • Synopsis: In Einmal ist Keinmal, Italy causes Japan to leave Germany's house by walking around naked as he always does. Germany finds out and, fed up with dealing with Italy's behavior... releases his inhibitions and they have sex. In the sequel, Zweimal ist Dreimal, it's revealed that Germany left soon after, trying to get away from Italy's affections. He was gone for three months, and when he returned, had to prove to Italy that he loved him, through sex.

Nascence, by dmnq8.

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia x Canada. Spain, Japan, Germany, Italy, and two original characters with minor roles also appear.
  • Synopsis: Gilbert, completely bored with life after losing his status as a Nation, goes to a World Conference with his brother and friends. There, he meets Matthew, a man in a similar state whom he quickly befriends.

When In Greece, by dmnq8.

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany x Greece.
  • Synopsis: Germany, after being forced to commit to Italy, releases his frustrations with Greece's help.

Auf Wiedersehen, Sweetheart by George deValier

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Italy, Germany, Romano, Spain, Rome, brief appearances of Austria and Germania
  • Pairing(s): Germany/Italy is the focus, but there's some Spain/Romano as well
  • Synopsis: It's WW2, and Feliciano is an Italian resistance member on his way to the market, when he's suddenly interrupted by an officer yelling at him in German, which he doesn't understand. The officer goes to hit him, but is stopped by another officer named Ludwig who translates for him. Feliciano becomes interested in him, so they start to meet every day, despite the fact that they're on opposite sides of the war. After a while, Feliciano falls in love with him. They kiss, but before they can really enjoy the kiss, an American plane flies overhead, meaning that Ludwig has to go and fight.

Spades by simplytrop

  • Recommended by: bluekitten
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England
  • Synopsis: When Alfred, an archaeology student, stumbles upon a sleeping man in the ruins of an old castle, he finds himself accidentally married to the Queen of Spades (given by the author)

Ask Me Anything by Iggycat

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Alfred x Arthur
  • Synopsis: (taken from the summary) Alfred starts to follow Arthur on Tumblr. It's not long until they become friends... and possibly more.

[[ I Don't Want To Miss a Thing]] by Liete.

  • Recommended by Nani (again)
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America x England
  • Synopsis: America videotapes all of the memorable moments of the time he and England spent together the past few months.
  • Tags: Deleted.

Singles, by Happymood

  • Recommended by: Fuzzles
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): I believe most of the main cast is included.
  • Pairing(s): Mainly Spamano, with sides of PruCan, FrUK, USUK, GerIta, and more.
  • Synopsis: 10 years ago, Antonio, Francis, and Gilbert suffered their first heartbreaks, and made a pact to never fall in love again. That will change for Antonio when he first lays eyes on a brown-haired young man in a club. This AU story covers his struggle to be with this man while his two best friends deal with issues of their own.

Rat Trap by Sayasama

  • Recommended by SanaMae
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Russia/America, Netherlands/Canada, and (in the writer's words) an "it's complicated" England/America.
  • Synopsis: "'Tis the strumpet's plague/To beguile many and be beguiled by one"-Iago; Othello, Act 4, Scene 1: In which Arthur makes Alfred work as a prostitute to put his brother through college, and Ivan really just wants to help.
  • Tags: Slash (duh), Prostitution (again, duh), dub-con, psychological abuse, allusions to violence and non-con. Alfred does not have it easy here.

The Sonata of Servitude by LightofaThousandSuns

  • Recommended by bubbletea
  • Status: Dead
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia/Austria, Servant-Master relationship.
  • Synopsis: Victorian AU. Serving a master was never part of Gilbert Beilschmidt's life-plan. Neither was being dragged into a world of riches, secrecy and luxury and betrayal. Nor was finding love in a virtuoso master. A journey is beginning...for all.

The Baffled King and The Idiot Hero by Ellarose C

  • Recommended by alexdelarge
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England, minor Prussia/Canada
  • Synopsis: modern AU. Detailing how two anons went from moderator and troll to internet frenemies to best friends, and then some - chatspeak included. Hallelujah.

Chasing an Empty Dream by jmp22895

  • Recommended by raiadisney
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/Italy with minor Spain/Romano and small hints of Prussia/Canada friendship.
  • Synopisis: Germany realizes he has feelings for Italy...just in time to learn that Italy is still in love with someone else. Just who the hell is this Holy Roman Empire guy anyway? Germany's determined to learn more about the kid who stole Italy's heart...

One Last Time by Anonymous

  • Recommended by msq
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Austria, Hungary, Germany, Italy, Prussia, England, France
  • Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary, hints of Germany/Italy
  • Synopsis: It's 1918. World War I had finally ended. Broken and defeated, Austria and Hungary reluctantly accept their formal divorce in the Treaty of Versailles. Their last night together as husband and wife now threatens to open old wounds...and perhaps a chance to start over.
  • Tags: On-screen sex

La Patisserie de la Rose by George deValier

  • Recommended by RoseAndHeather, bubbletea
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/Canada
  • Synopsis: Accountant Matthew Williams is used to being unnoticed, ignored, and forgotten. That is until pastry chef Francis Bonnefoy appears like a burst of colour in his dull, grey life. AU.

Good Day Good Evening by Anti-Logic

  • Recommended by Rotomyy
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Barely there Prussia/Austria
  • Synopsis: Prussia, a heavy dose of surrealism, and the fall of an empire.

Mein Schutzengel Il Mio Protettore by Ruthela (using woodbyne's account)

  • Recommended by Scottish Lover Kid 12
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Italy, Romano, fem!Spain, Germany, Prussia, Hungary, Austria, America, England, Canada, France, China, Japan, fem!Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Greece, Netherlands
  • Paring(s): Germany/Italy, Romano/fem!Spain, France/Canada, Prussia/Hungary, US/UK, Ukraine/Belarus...Man...I also squinted and saw Russia/Japan, but that may just have been me.
  • Synopsis: Ludwig Beilschimdt, an ex-military man with a very...peculiar past is given a job in the Mafia by his older brother to bodyguard a millionaire playboy. Ludwig is reluctant, but the longer he stays, the less he wants out.
  • Tags: Sex, violence

Tangerines That Are Bitter by BradburyStreet

  • Recommended by North Bay 180
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): Australia, Denmark, America, Britain, Canada, New Zealand, Wy and other nations (plus OC)
  • Paring(s): Australia/Denmark, past Sweden/America, Scotland/Canada (confirmed couples so far)
  • Synopsis: In the aftermath of a drunken one-nightstand, Australia finds himself inexplicably in a predicament that he doesn't know how to handle or comprehend.
  • Tags: Violence, Alcoholism, Strong Language, Drama, Angst, MPreg

For It Was I Who Chose To Start by bucketmouse

  • Recommended by DontQuestionIt, probablyinsane, Y.S.Jennis
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): America, Russia, Japan, Canada, England, Belarus, Ukraine, Cuba, fem!France, Hungary cameo, fem!Italy cameo, fem!Germany cameo, Netherlands cameo, mentions of China
  • Paring(s): RusAme, past RoChu, past FrUk, GerIta
  • Synopsis: Ivan is the new gym teacher that athletic and popular (and nearly friendless and nerdy) Alfred falls for him, and is determined to sleep with him. With the help from his extremely clever bro for life Kiku, it's bound to happen.
  • Tags: Age gap, character death (before the story takes place though)

Amor Omnia Vincit Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 by sciuaamethysta

  • Recommended by Pszczola
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/Italy
  • Synopsis: Human AU, set in ancient Rome. "The tale of a great Roman centurion, the slave he would never have willingly chosen, and the greater force that brings the two of them together." (Author's description)

Oh, Maple by clover_elf_kin

  • Recommended by chelonianmobile
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/Canada
  • Synopsis: America is informed that not everything that comes out of a bottle can be used as lubricant.

Indivisibly and Inseperably by miezen

  • Recommended by msq
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary
  • Synopsis: On June 8th 1867, Austria and Hungary were married. But for the Nations, it meant much more than that, as the next 140 years proved for better or worse.
  • Tags: On-screen sex, NSFW

Talking on Paper by IdiotFromOsaka

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Japan/Greece with a bit of Germany/Italy
  • Synopsis: For Kiku, a deaf student, art has always been his favorite class. This becomes even more true when he meets Herakles there with the two striking up an unlikely but sweet friendship that might just develop into something more.

October Twenty Fourth by lilien passe

  • Recommended by PrussianEagle
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia/Germany
  • Synopsis: Prussia is in a hospital. Time goes by as he is visited every day by his brother, but with each passing day, his sickness grows worse, giving him nightmares and hallucinations. Ludwig, at the same time is starting to have a mental breakdown over his brother. Everything gets worse.
  • Tags: AU, incest (duh), slight insanity, Character death, being absolutely depressing

Complicated Shadow by Ellarose C

  • Recommended by alexdelarge
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): America/England, Canada/Ukraine, Spamano
  • Synopsis: The US government's witness protection program, WITSEC, has never had a witness die while under its protection. After innocent civilian Arthur Kirkland witnesses a murder ordered by the desperately ruthless Vargas mob, the United States government puts him under the care of US Marshal Alfred Jones. Will a hero's protection be enough to keep the record clean?

His Queen by Darkfire 75

  • Recommended by TheLastRose
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): England/Elizabeth
  • Synopsis: Oneshot exploring England's relationship with Queen Elizabeth I.

Numbered Lithograph by youaremarvelous

  • Recommended by symmetricalUndo
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary: When Lovino starts attending art school with his brother he finds his most important lesson doesn't come from his professors, but from a culinary student at a sister school: sometimes the flaws hold the beauty.

  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/Romano, with some Germany/Italy

tacenda by orpheustic

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spamano.
  • Synopsis: One day, out of the blue, Spain calls Romano and invites him to dinner.

What Becomes of Us by charlzway

  • Recommended by willowferns
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Greece/Japan, mentions of other nations
  • Synopsis: Greece and Japan meet in secret during WWII despite the two of them being on opposing sides of the war.
  • Tags: allusions to past war atrocities and war-crimes, implied sex (but nothing too graphic)

Falling Without Knowing by thejmprod

  • Recommended by willowferns
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Greece/Japan, mentions of other nations
  • Synopsis: The nations are living in their own planets, united under one galaxy. By strict decree, they are unable to see or travel to each other and any sort of communication is under the Council's heavy surveillance. New Greece is bothered by the memories of his former self, especially those of a certain island nation. He is willing to break boundaries, cross time and space to know if a connection between them still exists.
  • Tags: romance, drama, sci-fi/PG/post-apocalyptic space opera, switching between country and human names

The Bridge by fakiagirl

  • Recommended by Ardnassela 07
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): USUK, slight LietPol
  • Synopsis: Arthur is a poet with too many dreams. Alfred is a university student with too much time to kill. Maybe it's chance they end up together, but it will take more than chance to keep them there.
  • Tags: romance, drama, angst, AU

Sixty-Four by Hitsu (sequels can be found, along with her other writings, here.)

  • Recommended by NocturneByChopin
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): main FrUK. Other pairings: SuFin, AmeCan
  • Synopsis: From the kink: "Human AU. Francis and Arthur have been married for [insert number here] years; after a while, the frantic sex/food/sex/fights/moresex mood of the beginning has begun to fade out, for whatever reason, and they're getting stuck in a work/eat/sleep routine. Now, how to respark the flame when the man you used to screw every which way every time you saw him is now already snoring away when you happen to be in the mood?"
  • Tags: AU, fluff, romance.

Like Cobwebs, by daegaer

  • Recommended by ZeldaQueen
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Mainly Poland/Lithuania, with mentions of Hungary/Austria and implied past one-sided Belarus/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: Lithuania wakes up four hundred years in the future.
  • Tags: Fluff, romance, brief allusions to violence.

Sun and Sand by Hikari Kaitou

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Characters/Pairings: Gerita, Sufin, one-sided Sealand x Germany.
  • Synopsis: (taken from the fic's summary) Germany's come to terms with the fact that he's hopelessly in love with Italy. He just wishes he could keep it from being quite so obvious to everyone else.
  • Tags: Fluff, romance.

Footsteps by Twisted Goth

  • Recommended by Nani
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): No pairings, just friendship. (Though there are hints of Gerita and Germano.)
  • Synopsis: Friendships happen by chance. A normal encounter in the city draws Ludwig into one of those dreamy, fast-moving life experiences that are usually found in the movies. Two brothers and lots of glamour and a chance to feel normal. But, just like in the movies, sometimes things don't play out like they're supposed to. Devastating illnesses sometimes come hidden in cheery packages. (taken from the fic's summary)
  • Tags: AU, character death, and angst, angst, angst.

Cadenza by Operamuse

  • Recommended by msq
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): Austria, Hungary, North Italy, Spain, Prussia, appearances by Allies later on.
  • Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary
  • Synopsis: Elizaveta believes she hates him even though she wants him, and Roderich is desperately trying not to cross the line with his servant. Eventually they will succumb and find themselves falling in more ways than one. Currently unfinished.
  • Tags: Sex, explicit language

Gravity and Cigarette Smoke by Rusty Halos

  • Recommended by desired
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): UK/US (in order)
  • Synopsis: Two nations who used to rule the world wake up in a cell together. They share sex, a post-sex smoke, and a talk about how all things must fall. America is a tumor, England is a sap, and together they are a tumorous-sappy-love-mess. “You are there, wrapped around my organs so that my heart cannot beat blood, so that my lungs cannot breathe air, without touching you.”
  • Tags: Sex, angst (and lots of it)

a love (lust) story told through beautiful fingers & sweat slick palms by Rusty Halos

  • Recommended by desired
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): UK/US (in order)
  • Synopsis: America loves England's hands. He reflects on important times in their volatile relationship, all of which have involved those hands. Warnings: explicit hate sex and sentimental declarations of love, with a side of melancholy affection. De-anon from the Hetalia Kink Meme.
  • Tags: Sex

Shall We Dance by Sakura Tsukikage

  • Recommended by desired
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s/Pairing(s): USUK
  • Synopsis: During the war years, America uses his spare time to introduce England to a new style of dancing.

10 100-word Drabbles by Anonymous

The Unfinished Portrait by yuan fang de xiao bai hua, translated into English by flyingpianist

  • Recommended by spookyghostcookies
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Russia/China, Belarus/Lithuania
  • Synopsis: An unfinished portrait painting of a Chinese man brought the memory of old veteran Ivan Braginsky back to the battlefield of 1941 where he and Wang Yao fought together against Nazi invasion.

White Room by KuroKoSuki

  • Recommended by Twi Ri Se
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Russia, China, Spain, Romano, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Prussia, Austria, France, Canada, America, England, Japan, Greece, Rome, and Germania. Other characters include Turkey, Poland, Estonia, Switzerland, and General Winter. And that isn’t even close to all of the characters.
  • Pairing(s): Rochu and Spamano are to be the main ones, Gerita and Sufin get more attention later in the fic, but others include Pruaus, Franada, USUK, Giripan, as well as Rome/Germania and other parings.
  • Synopsis: “All that existed for these girls/boys were white rooms of pain. However, can they find love even in a place they call hell?” A rather well written AU, that honestly, in this tropers opinion, could deserve more love (and a tropes page),taking place in a world where feminine males and women [there are a few genderbents] a viewed very differently, to say the least. A master and servant like situation, although most of the characters seem to not follow this. Character descriptions are vague at the beginning, as this is a bit of a suspenseful story. Plans are being made to turn this into a trilogy in order to provide back story for the characters as well, the author(ress?) is naming the trilogy Ombra Curato Verse (more details about this on their main page.)
  • Tags: A bit of a Dark Fic, Slash, Genderbents, Language (aka Roma’s potty mouth), occasionally mentions of touchy subjects, but never mentions anything outright (it is a T-rated fic), as well as a mentioned character death, but isn't delved much into and it will be touched up on in the future.

The Things That Can Never Be by Parapo

  • Recommended by holderoftheheart
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s): Arthur, Angel!Alfred, also features Angel!Gilbert, Angel!Elizaveta, Angel!Ivan, Angel!Lovino, Peter, Scott (Scotland) and Francis.
  • Pairing(s): Angel!Alfred/Arthur
  • Synopsis: "Never talk to them, love them, save them. One wrong move and everything would fall out of balance. But the rules doesn't matter to me because I'm not afraid to give up my immortality just for him..." After meeting a blind man in a hospital and being captured by his beautiful green eyes, Alfred just can't forget him or leave him alone. Breaking all the rules of heaven, he allows them to know each other... And for himself to fall in love. Complete.
  • Tags: Angel!AU, romance, language, implied sex at one point and a seriously Tear Jerker end.

Mine by Kassy Malone

  • Recommended by holderoftheheart
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): FrUK from the outset, but features a complex love polygon and several other pairings (present and past) of which the majority is someoneXEngland - none of which can be revealed without being spoiler-y. Two of the exceptions would be GerIta and Spamano.
  • Synopsis: France loved England, but not in a romantic way. Things changed, however, when he saw other countries getting closer to his 'petit lapin'. When he makes his move, however, he finds those other nations aren't willing to give up so easily. But now with more Nations confessing to their feelings for him by the day, how will England cope with this surge.
  • Tags: Romance, language, fight scenes, mild alcohol abuse, sex and implied sex (consensual and dub-con). Unfinished.

Stray by Lavender-Kiss

  • Recommended by Runic Healer
  • Status: Dormant
  • Character(s): Prussia, England, and appearances from Germany, Spain, France, Hungary and Austria.
  • Pairing(s): Prussia/UK
  • Synopsis: Prussia didn't have a place to go. And drinking probably hadn't been the best way to deal with the problem, especially since his drunk induced mind had apparently decided that London was the place to go. On hiatus for the summer, but it's pretty realistic (as far as human nations go), with well-rounded characters and great development.

Accented Spanish and Sugar by Hazel-Beka

  • Recommended by Ninja Marshwiggle
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): UK/Cuba, America, some Spain
  • Synopsis: When they first met, England lied to him, and as he grew older, England invaded him, fought with him, stood up for him and slowly fell in love with him. Cuba/England
  • Tags: Some sex and violence.

Flight of the Valkyrie by Celtic Feather

  • Recommended by: etherealsky
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia/Hungary
  • Synopsis: As the icy talons of the Red Army curl around eastern Europe in 1944, Nazi Party member Gilbert Beilschmidt finds himself working as an SS guard at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp with his brother. There he encounters a foolishly defiant Hungarian prisoner named Elizabeta, who slowly threatens to change his views. But their actions may prove hazardous.
  • Tags: Violence, death, the Holocaust.

The Fall of Adam by lilien passe

  • Recommended by: hclarcy
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/Prussia
  • Synopsis: Ludwig is a farm hand working for a manor house and is not content with his station. Gilbert is an earl's son and is far too content. Post WWI AU.
  • Tags: AU; period setting, references to WWI, class differences. Adultery/secret relationship. Religious references and symbolism. It's also worth noting Germany and Prussia aren't brothers in this story.

Interim by GhostoftheMotif

  • Recommended by: Ru Tsuna
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Germany/America
  • Synopsis: Germany and Italy seperate. Sick of his family walking on tip-toes around him, Germany starts drinking alone on other countries' land to avoid them. Then America finds him, and Germany learns that sometimes the best friend to have is an acquaintance.
  • Tags: Breakups, mentions of Mayfly–December Romance, friendship-to-romance. One-shot.

The Droste Effect by shipwrecked souls

  • Recommended by: Iris Of The Algorithm
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): France/England
  • Synopsis: Sometimes, France liked to think of emotions as complicated and intangible. But the thoughts that drove the both of them were just the same fears and inhibitions, forever reflected across borders and centuries. (Historical events centered on France and England up to modern times.)
  • Tags: Nationverse, angst, Hurt/Comfort, Historical, Really sweet

Operation Parent Trap by TheSovietsAreHere

  • Recommended by: Naru Hina Fan
  • Status: Complete
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Alfred/Natalya (America/Belarus) Matthew/Katyusha (Canada/Ukraine)
  • Synopsis: Alfred and Natalya fell in love. The first month of their meeting, they were married. Three months later, the couple found out to be expecting twin baby girls. Unfortunately, after certain events, the two divorced from one another. 11 years later, the two daughters discover their existence and agree to work together to have their parents reunite. Based on "The Parent Trap".
  • Tags: Family, Romance. They are real people as opposed to anthropomorphic.

''Acceleration Waltz by TwiGo

  • Recommended by: Raging Nerd
  • Status: Dormant. Hasn’t updated for nearly 3 years, but profile says she/he takes awhile. So here's to hoping it isn’t dead.
  • Synopsis: It's the 50’s, anti-immigrant sentiments is at an all time high. Being raised by a vetern, Alfred Jones never thought much of it; Ludwig Beilschmidt was filthy german after all. Tormented for years, Ludwig knew better than to stand up for himself. Slowly as their lives begin to intertwine, does their worldview change.
  • Character(s)/Pairings(s): America, Germany, Spain, North Italy, South Italy, France, England, Prussia. Pairings are Germany/America, Prussia/Spain

Alternative Title(s): Axis Powers Hetalia Shipping


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