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Fanfic Recs / Over the Garden Wall

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These are recommendations made by Tropers for Over the Garden Wall fanfics, all of which have to be signed to stay on the page. Feel free to add a fanfic you like to the list, but remember to use the template found here.

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Authors and Sites

Any notable creators/writers/fanfiction sites. Note: Please make sure that the author in question had made more than one (1) story.

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.

The Old Familiar Tweet by autumndynasty

  • Recommend by: GammaCavy
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: And in the Unknown, life goes on (in a way). Beatrice comes to terms with herself and the life she (in a way) now has.

Two Roads in the Woods byskimmingthesurface

  • Recommend by: TheRandomPersons
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Three years after taking a little trip over the garden wall, Wirt and Greg part ways for a time. With his older brother away at college, nine-year-old Greg struggles with the changes Wirt's absence brings. In search of answers to his doubts, Greg finds himself back where it all began, but The Unknown isn't a place to be traveled lightly. Danger still lurks in the shadows of the woods, but at least they took care of that beast problem, right? ...right?
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  • Comments: This is a well researched piece, containing all of the same literature references as the original show (plus some). Everyone is in character, and the plot and conflict arises naturally out of the ending of the original show. If you're looking for a good sequel fic, this is for you.

Shipping Fics

Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

Crossover Fics

Fanfiction that combines elements, characters, etc. from two or more different franchises.

And the Award for Outstanding Animated Program Goes To... by coramatus

  • Recommend by: Crossover-Enthusiast
  • Crossover with: Misc, Real Life
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: It's September 12th, 2015 and the 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards are in full swing. Wirt wonders why he's even attending.
  • Comments: Essentially, the premise is a modern day Who Framed Roger Rabbit type universe during the 2015 Emmys, through the perspective of Wirt. What more could you want?

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