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  • Comments: Widely know for Alpha and Weapon of the Times, recommended in detail below, she also has a massive library of fics posted to her tumblr. Largely in second person, blood boilingly intense work, high emotion even when that emotion is hilarity. There is some NSFW material though, so be warned.


  • Comments: Their work is largely focused on the Freelancers and shipping, but they write excellently and thoughtfully. Incredibly prolific and all of it at least worth a glance.


  • Comments: Best known for in character dialogue, sense of humor, and penchant for dollops of angst when you least expect them. Their work has already gotten some specific recommendations in the page below, but the entire archive is full of gems.

     General Fics 

The Miles to Go series by saltsanford

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Statius: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Long Way Down - There is no backing out of a contract with Project Freelancer, no matter how many teammates it fractures. Missing moment, from Wash’s integration with Epsilon to being declared unfit for duty.
    • The Long Road Back to Good - Agent Washington knows that change is a fast and unforgiving thing. Until one day, it isn't. He trades his grey armor for blue in the blink of an eye, but the real change takes far longer to settle in his bones. Missing moment from the fight at Sidewinder to rescuing Epsilon.
  • Comments: Slow paced and deliberate characterization, examining the moments canon didn't depict in Agent Washington's journey, starting with the disastrous days surrounding the implantation of Epsilon, showing the fall of Freelancer. The second part starts at the end of season 8, detailing Wash's acceptance and adoption by Blue Team and leading into the beginning of season 10. An intense and heartwarming fic because it understands warming a heart feels most potent after it has been broken.

The Donut Siblings'Verse by Hinn_Raven

  • Recommended by notatroll4
  • Status: Dormant; last updated July 2017
  • Synopsis: This is true: On his official file within the Project Freelancer database, David [REDACTED], codenamed Agent Washington is listed as having four sisters, all younger than him. This is also true: Agent Washington actually has three sisters and a brother, although he wasn’t aware of it, because the message informing him about this development arrived the day after he walked into the office of one Aiden Price. Or, the one where Wash and Donut are siblings, but don't know it.
  • Comments: A charming and funny what-if oneshot written for a Fluff Week turned into one of the sweetest and occasionally heart-wrenching fics that this troper has ever read. While still being hilarious, naturally. The Blood Gulch Crew et al are all wonderfully in-character, along with four excellent OC's in the form of Wash and Donut's sisters. As a sidenote, one fic in the series crosses over with the Hands are Gold'verse recommended below. While neither series is required reading to understand the other, the two author's styles complement each other well enough that both 'verses fit together seamlessly.

The Prelude to Chorus by Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath

  • Recommended by Troper/Utterkola
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Money for the three bounty hunters was dwindling as of late, so Felix meets a mysterious stranger that proposes a possible solution. However, not everyone is on board...
  • Comments: A brilliantly written fic detailing what happened to Mason Wu and how Locus and Felix became Hargrove’s henchmen. It does get very dark by the 5th chapter, but not in a mean spirited way.
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The Hands Are Gold, or, the Charlie'verse by GoodLuckDetective

  • Recommended by notatroll4
  • Status: Dormant; last updated March 2017
  • Synopsis: Locus has the alien sword. Aliens swords usually come with a bonus. Locus was never expecting a child to be one of them. Aka, Locus has an alien daughter and tries to make it work.
  • Comments: Another amusing what-if idea that turned into an excellent exploration of Locus post-Chorus. Charlie herself is a wonderful OC, brilliantly written as a child of two worlds, one of which looks down on her both for being a hybrid and the daughter of a mass-murderer, she has quickly become one of this troper's favourite child characters. Rife with character development for the Blood Guch Crew et al in additon to Locus and Charlie, this is a must read for anyone who ever snorted at the thought of one of the galaxy's deadliest mercenaries wandering around with an alien baby strapped to his chest.

Algernon's Bouquet by Vexie

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Memory is the key. And the Director likes his past locked up tight. After all, Blood Gulch always was where he kept his broken toys, wasn't it? After unlocking a few of the secrets locked away in a theoretically empty mind, Agent Washington decides to find out. Starts at 10x18 and spins away into a slight au.
  • Comments: A deeply thought out collection of backstories with a wonderful framing device. Stunning Red Team characterization all around, and manages the canon's dry sense of humor even while dealing with incredibly dark and tragic things.

Divided by RenaRoo

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In another world, the news of Felix and Locus’ departure from Chorus makes its way to the tiny planet’s last lines of defense. The information gives the forces a renewed hope, a new directive, and… a new trap to stumble into. Scattered, they are forced to hold their own in a very unforgiving world. [Canon divergence from Season 13]
  • Comments: Throwing the characters we've come to know to the far corners of the globe, and testing all of them in interesting ways. The dynamics are on point and it has some interesting twists on the ideas presented in season 13 proper.

Recovery None by RenaRoo

  • Recommended by Toku Fan
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: [Canon Divergence AU] When the Mother of Invention crashed, Project Freelancer was in shambles, its surviving agents scattered, its equipment stolen, and an impending investigation into the crash from the UNSC was on the horizon. To regain control of the deeply corrupted program, the Director established a new unit from his remaining supplies — the Recovery Unit. Three former Freelancers were chosen for particular tasks: Zero is to hunt down and destroy the Meta, One is to investigate and recover stolen or missing equipment, and Two is to take down AWOL former agents. Of course, no one’s motivations are truly what they seem...
  • Comments: An amazing story, and arguably the author's best work, which shows how small changes affect the events in the series. Told through the perspectives of Carolina, York, Washington, Tex, North, and South. The characters remain true to themselves while also fleshing out others, and pulls plot points from the series while also giving it a new spin.

Hero Time by RenaRoo

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: [Vigilante AU] Tucker’s life has been weird for a while. Weird enough that finding a brightly clad jackass bleeding out in the restaurant’s dumpster isn’t probably the weirdest thing that’s going to happen to him that day. Shenanigans ensued pretty readily.
  • Comments: A fun and frenetic Super Hero au, with a fun plot and more fun characters. More complex than it first lets on, dialogue and world are both hilarious, well worth a look!

Alpha by starkraving

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: In another universe the Alpha survives as the Meta.
  • Comments: Someone at Freelancer decided to invest in Emp-proofing the AI, and it all goes downhill from there. Despite what the title suggests this story is about Washington, specifically the absolute mess of a person that was season six Agent Washington, made even messier by his failure to complete his goal of wiping out the Meta and the AI. There's also a lot of flashbacks, several pallets worth of angst, and Red Team Wash.

Weapon of the Times by starkraving

  • Recommended by Sparrows, Odafangirl
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Remember that it was a time of war, that you were made for war, that you were made exceptionally well for war. But, if nothing else remember this: Maine is not your first code name. You should tell your story from the start — let's begin with the SPARTAN-II Program.
  • Tags: If descriptions of violence or medical procedures disturb you, it may be a good idea to give this one a miss.
  • Comments: As the summary suggests, this is Maine's backstory following the idea that prior to Project Freelancer, he was a SPARTAN. Written in second-person, Maine's thoughts and actions feel very true to what we saw of him in canon and both the combat and normal prose feel fluid and immersive. The linked work is merely part one of what is so far a three-part series; all chapters are of exceedingly good quality and there are constant references to Halo canon, though not to the point where someone unfamiliar with the details would be locked out of enjoying this fic. All-in-all, excellent so far and something worth keeping up with.

The Director of Project Freelancer is Dead by directium

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Completed.
  • Synopsis: "I never had the chance to serve in battle. Nor did fate provide me the opportunity to sacrifice myself for humanity as it did for so many others in the Great War." This is the story of how Dr. Leonard Church died, in order to finally live again, with a familiar group of simulation soldiers and two less-than-forgiving Freelancers as his guide. Setting: Seasons 11 + 12 AU
  • Comments: Carolina doesn't let the Director have the easy way out at the end of season 10, and what follows is introducing him into the plot of the Chorus trilogy, with all the baggage his former life entailed coming along for the ride. Manages to sympathize with Dr. Leonard Church without excusing or minimizing his crimes, well worth the read for his characterization alone. It will also be receiving a sequel.

The Prodigal Son by MissZahrah

  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A fanfiction following mostly Agent Maine(aka the Meta) and his AI Sigma during the slow breakdown of Project Freelancer.
  • Comments: Great writing, lovable original Characters, admirable grasp on the existing Characters, drama, humor, tears, joy, suspension AND it is finished. Just cancel all your meetings and go on an Archive Binge.

The Change in Agent Washington by glittering wolf

  • Recommended by indexer
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: one-shots showing the perceptions different characters have of Washington
  • Comments: Only through season ten, one scene is non-canon.

Murderer's Row by Violent-Medic

  • Recommended by: JennPulse, Odafangirl
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Pairings: Primarily Church/Tucker, Grif/Simmons and Doc/O'Malley, with glimpses of others such as Tex/Church and Sheila/Lopez.
  • Synopsis: Five years after Donut was first locked away in Valhalla Penitentiary, things have settled down since his first few months there. He's not afraid of everything anymore. He's got friends now. Friends who are sometimes assholes, but friends. And any enemies made since he ended up there? Well, they've been quiet lately. But it's not to last. A mixture of fleeing victims, old grievances, and paranoia, flag-worshipping maniacs, old smugglers who want freedom and a lot of awkward emotions are going to cause the prison to devolve once again into a giant clusterfuck. And not the good kind of clusterfuck.
  • Tags: Warning for some very graphic, gory violence, implied non-con, occasional character death.
  • Comments: This fanfiction acts more like a novelized television series; with great characterization acting in acts of drama, suspense, and usually humor. As of now, there are over a hundred installments along with a second series of character history and a series of one-shots.
    • Seconded highly, this fanfiction is an absolute ride, dizzying twists and turns over a plot that spans years. Well worth the time it takes to read.

Good Luck With Your Empty Base and Your Raging Insanity by Wilde_Shade

  • Recommended by weisquared, SomeoneImSure
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sister has an existential crisis, parties with Donut, and fights some zombies. But everything doesn't necessarily happen in that order... or at all.
  • Comments: This story gives a take on what happens to Sister during the Recollections arc. It's well written, firmly rooted in canon (well, canon filtered through Sister's brain) and does a great job capturing Sister's rather unique mental processes.

In Epsilon by ChesterFemme

  • Recommended by weisquared
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Locked in the Epsilon Unit, Church relives the slightly altered events of Blood Gulch while he waits for Tex to find him.
  • Comments: This story covers what might have happened with Church after the Recollections arc. It does a good job capturing the almost wistful tone Recollections ended on and creating a story that sounds as if it would have fit as an episode in the arc. (Full disclosure: I requested this story during the Yuletide fic exchange. Also, it's not strictly gen, but the author classified it as gen, so I'm putting it in this section.)

Red vs Blue Fanfiction PSA by Mrfipp

That Implied Necessity by skywalker05

  • Recommended by omegaman
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: A Red vs Blue miscellany filled with drabbles, prompt responses, and the occasional crossover. Wash/CT, Church/Tex, Sarge/Tex, York/Carolina, gen, etc..
  • Comments: A wonderful collection of short stories. Highly recommended if you have some time to kill. skywalker05 really captures the Freelancers' characters so well. Actually, all of skywalker05's fics are good, and worth checking out.

Finding Washington by inuhottie

  • Recommended by FPS Canarussia
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: The (not deceased) members of Project Freelancer see Epsilon's broadcast and realize that Washington is still alive. One by one, they make the decision to head to Chorus. Shenanigans and drama ensue.
  • Comments: An absolutely wonderful story. Everyone is in character, but personalities and mental states are expanded upon greatly. The differing viewpoints of all the different characters make for a breathtaking view into the world they live in. Washington himself is at the center of everything, with his role and personality at the end of the Chorus arc being shown from many differing viewpoints. A great read for any fans of Washington, the Freelancers, or Chorus.

Quantity Over Quality by Prim_the_Amazing

  • Recommended by Turaga Lewa
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Project Freelancer is experimenting with giving their Agents A.I.s to help run their equipment. They're vague on the details of how they procured the A.I.s in the first place. And why those A.I.s are so fucking stupid. What's certain, though, is that PFL is in for a whole lot of chaos.
  • Comments: A deceptively situation–the Freelancers being given A.I.s based on the Reds and Blues–that allows for a fascinating breadth of character interactions. The fic also serves to dive into well-constructed histories of the Freelancer agents and working relationships between them. Florida in particular is fleshed out quite interestingly, with deeply unsettling results.
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we didn't even kiss until issue 26 by Cinaed

  • Recommended by Vanilla Orchid 95
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Dick Simmons has a multi-step plan. Move to Blood Gulch, become a superhero, assume a civilian identity, and save the day with the other heroes of the city. He didn't count on his fellow superheroes being so weird, the villains even weirder, and getting stuck with the most annoying coworker in the universe at his civilian job. But there are secrets and danger in the city, tensions boiling under the surface, and Simmons may be in over his head.
  • Comments: For anyone who enjoys their superhero stories on the fun, campy side. The humor is top notch and the writer really nails down the characters and perfectly emulates the tone of the silver age of comics.

Homecoming by anneapocalypse

  • Recommended by Zoic Alcelaphine
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Tucker and Junior go to Sanghelios.
  • Comments: A brilliant short story that explores how the setting of Red vs Blue could connect to the lore of Halo.

She Got Both Feet on the Ground by QueSeraAwesome

  • Recommended by Zoic Alcelaphine
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: There's another reason you don't get Sigma, Agent Carolina. It isn't the one you think it is.
  • Comments: A brilliant AU where the story of Project Freelancer changes drastically due to one small change.

If I Disappear, Will You Look For Me? by autisticblueteam

  • Recommended by sorcio
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Project Freelancer was supposed to be a lot of things. A source of innovation in the field of AI science. An elite team of super soldiers. A magic bullet to end the war. For some, it was even supposed to be a second chance to make a difference. Connie signed up for that second chance, but CT was the one that took it. This is the story of Project Freelancer, told from the perspective of the agent that sent it crashing and burning into the ground.

  • Comments: A retelling of seasons 9 and 10 of the show, from Agent Connecticut's point of view, from the very moment she was hired to her last breath, exploring in detail her relationships with her teammates and her self reflection on her mission and what is really the right thing to do. Interesting depictions of her friendship with Washington and relationship with South, and also of unseen freelancer agents.

     Shipping Fics 

Breaking Time by BloodstainedBlonde

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Pairing: Washington/Tucker
  • Status: Dormant (last updated October 2017)
  • Synopsis: How does that old saying go? 'Home is where the heart is'? Wash never had a home. He never had a place to grow up or people to get attached to. Maybe he did, once, but it doesn't matter anymore. He escaped from a cell in an underground fighting ring that put kid against kid in a fucked up fight to survive, and landed right into another. The Blood Gulch Juvenile Detention Centre for Boys. This time, though, there's Tucker. There's Caboose and Grif and the rest of the group and as much as they all say they hate it, at least they have each other. And now there's Wash, who's as paranoid as Grif is sarcastic and defensive as Caboose is strange. There's problems and insecurities and really bad jokes, and underneath it all, the chance for Wash to find a home. Because home is where the heart is, right?
  • Comments: Deeply immersive and amazingly tense, there's a real sense of tension and mystery hanging over everything. The central relationship is wonderfully explored and feels very natural, an excellent take all around.

Error by geekstar

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Pairing: Grif/Simmons
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: When the Reds and Blues enter enemy territory, Control tries to shut them down. Or at least, shut down the tracking device that they've actually managed to reverse engineer with the help of a giggly genius and a computer AI. The effect on the local cyborg was unforeseen, and the scream of pain unexpected. Grif doesn't know how to deal with the situation but tries his best to actually be helpful. For once.
  • Comments: A short and to the point story, exploring how Grif reacts to Simmons in pain and how Simmons reacts to his reaction. Basically a hurt/comfort story. The inspiration fic Tipping Point provides background for the scenario and is a good read, but isn't really required.

Oh, The Places You'll Go! by MdeCarabas

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Pairing: Tucker/Washington
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: On New Year's Eve 2013, Wash and Tucker share a moment on a roof and then go their separate ways. Eight months later, Tucker hires a personal trainer.
  • Comments: A modern au that is deliciously in character, the awkward stuttering courtship both hilariously and frustrating in all the best ways. Funny and serious in turns it never looses track of what's important in a romance, the people in it and around it.

We Didn't Start the Fire (but we did dance like maniacs around it) by CaptainLeBubbles

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairings: Far too many and too spoilery to list. Starts with Grimmons and goes from there. To quote the author "If you don't like a ship, don't worry! It will probably end up breaking up later anyway. These are teenagers, after all."
  • Synopsis: Donut is fourteen and up until ten minutes ago, he was homeless. Now there's a boy who won't let Donut call him brother, a girl who insists he call her sister, a farmhand no one can understand, a grumpy old man no one calls dad, and a shitty farm in Iowa.
  • Comments: Teen Drama in it's purest form, somehow with the characters of Red vs. Blue. Alternately funny and dramatic, read this like a soap opera starting your favorite characters as dumb teenagers.

Locks and Keys by agent_florida

  • Pairings: York/Delta with glimpses of Church/Tex and Wash/Epsilon
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: An AU where the AI characters, instead of being computer programs, are human. This story follows York and Delta in a mystery-like plot, uncovering secrets about Project Freelancer.
  • Comments: Sex is used as a plot point, but can be skipped while keeping the integrity of the story. Although this work is an AU, it seems that every effort has been put forth to reference or include as many canon events as possible. As an added bonus, the author has stated that the AU will be continued in future works, including Love and Logic.

Do Cyborgs Dream Of... Meatpuzzles? by Violent-Medic

  • Recommended by Queen of France
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Simmons/Grif
  • Synopsis: A story about Simmons and Grif adjusting to their life as a cyborg and a meatpuzzle, respectively, and how their relationship has changed.
  • Comments: A closer look at a throwaway joke that really should have been elaborated on, a fantastic grasp of the characters, and a really heartwarming, realistic relationship between the two.

Promise by gromit41187

  • Recommended by SomeoneImSure
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: York/Carolina
  • Synopsis: They say things come back to haunt us. Whether it's good or bad, that's for the person to decide. Timing is everything. So are the memories that accompany it. But what happens if your missing two years of your life and suddenly things come crashing back in an old converted pelican?
  • Comments: An alternate universe where York lives but goes into hiding and Carolina finds out that she had a baby when she had disappeared for two years.

Animals by confessionforanothertime

  • Recommended by Finalsymphony
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Locus/Felix
  • Summary: We know them as monsters. As men who have nearly single-handedly destroyed an entire population for a paycheck. We know them as Felix and Locus, two of the most deadly mercenaries in the universe. So there are no surprises, they were monsters before.
  • Comments: This story covers Locus's origin story and how he met Felix. It shows the two of them becoming the mercs we all know and love, and the team we rooted for even when we were cursing their names.

Chasing After You by rangerofdiscord

  • Recommended by Danes
  • Status: Dead
  • Pairings: Allison/Leonard Church
  • Synopsis: Inspired by the minific from the Red vs Blue Guide, the story picks up after Leonard and Allison's relationship begins, exploring and giving more depth to their relationship and their histories.
  • Comments: Fair mentions of different types of abuse and death, though not too graphic.

Catch Me If You Can by Arkiex

  • Recommended by Zoic Alcelaphine
  • Status: Complete
  • Pairings: Emily Grey/Frank "Doc" Dufresne
  • Synopsis: Frank "Doc" Dufresne is currently being chased by the ever curious Emily Grey after she discovers the exhistance of his alternate personallity: O'Malley, the remant of the Omega AI unit that had posessed him for years. Doc tries to distract her, leading her down a road of her own personal issues. Fluff ensues.


I Against I, Me Against You by Flynt Coal

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Everything changes for Twilight Sparkle and her friends when a mysterious extraterrestrial ship crash lands in Equestria. When Twilight messes around in the ship's systems with her magic, she ends up transported to an alien world unlike anything she imagined: a box canyon in the middle of nowhere. To get home, Twilight must enlist the help of the eccentric Red and Blue soldiers that live there... if she can get them to stop bickering first! Additionally, she finds herself being pursued by the enigmatic military agency known only as Project Freelancer. Back in Equestria, all is not well for Twilight's friends as forces involved with the crashed ship make themselves known. Reds, Blues and ponies will all have to work together to discover the mysterious connection between Equestria and Project Freelancer.
  • Comments: This fic is a monster, epic length and well thought out. The characters all bounce off of each other in interesting, hilarious, and sometimes heartbreaking ways, and the plot twists and turns like a well made roller-coaster. The first chapter is a little awkward, but once it gets rolling it's hard to put this story down.

Nine Knackered Souls by DrIvoRobotnik

  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: MLP:FiM and RVB crossover. Post RvB revelation. After a freak accident sends them to Equestria, the Red and Blue teams must join forces with Ponyville to find a way back home and defeat an old nemesis.

My Little Caboose Blue Is Magic by DarkWing

  • Recommended by Nightelf37, coltrap and RLYoshi
  • Status: Complete, with a sequel that appears Dead.
  • Synopsis: What happens when Sarge and Caboose finally get Church out of the Epsilon unit? Caboose decides he wants a turn in the Epsilon unit and inserts himself into the device. Much to Church's surprise, it works. What place does Caboose end up? Well, let's just say he always said he wanted a pony and now he has a whole world full of them...
  • Note: The start of this is from the season finale of the ninth season of Red vs. Blue.

The Idiot and Freelancer in Remnant by Something321

  • Recommended by Corrosion
  • Status: Dead. Author said about the possible rewrite.
  • Synopsis: What if, instead of Caboose ending up in Vic's fourth wall breaking episode, he ended up in the world of Remnant? What if Agent Washington tagged along? Story starts before Season 15 and before Volume 3. Rated T because it's Red vs Blue.
  • Comments: One of the best crossovers out there. Character depictions are pretty much spot-on, and the humour is there. The story itself is also updated incredibly frequently, with updates containing more than four thousand words most of the time. This is a fic I'd definitely recommend.

React Watch Believe Yikes by UknownHero

  • Recommended by Odafangirl
  • Status: Dormant (last updated November 2017)
  • Synopsis: This isn't your normal reaction fic! Ruby has found every season of Rv B in her basement and decides to save it for summer vacation so her team could watch it with her. Join RWBY as they watch the story of the Blood Gulch Crew & the fall of the Freelancers. In HD, of course. Meanwhile, Jaune finds some Rv B songs and along with his team meets a woman named Tex... Season 8!
  • Comments: Silly, silly, silly, this fic is very very silly. And it's also a lot of fun if you're up for the premise. Best taken in short chunks and if you haven't watched Red vs. Blue itself for a while since it is a characters react fic.

Red vs. Blue: Reaction by UknownHero

  • Recommended by Nightelf37
  • Status: Dormant (last updated August 2017)
  • Synopsis: The Reds & Blues in one room? Fine. The Reds and Blues in one room with Wash, Tex and Carolina? Worse, but still fine. The Reds, Blues and the Freelancers stuck in a room with nothing to do but watch RWBY? Yeah, not so great. The fact that they're all from different time periods doesn't help…

Red Vs Blue Revenge of the Robots by DuoJagan

  • Recommended by Jarell 88
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: It's your favorite RvB characters, in a bit of a Star Wars parody. Red and Blue team just each got 500 marines. Think clone troopers. Hilarity ensues.
  • Comments: Everyone stays in character, to the point that, if it were possible to film like this in game, this fic could be a valid script for one of the episodes. Set somewhere between episodes 70-72.

field guide to the undead by skywalker05

  • Recommended by Dolt Boy
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Imprisoned on Coruscant, Wash ruminates on how he got there.
  • Comments: Star Wars crossover, in that it's that universe populated by RvB characters, mixing plot elements from both. It fits together astonishingly well. That said, it's very dark and serious in tone, so don't expect the jokey side of RvB when you read it. Brief, but it really sticks in the mind.

GATE: Thus The Blood Gulchers Kicked Ass Here by AkumaKami64

  • Recommended by Drgyen
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: During a day in Blood Gulch, a Gate unleashes an army in the tens of thousands. This would be a problem if the invaders weren't medieval fantasy soldiers whose weapons are lucky to dent Mark V armor. Features Reds and Blues being their normal selves while kicking fantasy ass, more agents surviving, Good(er) Chairman, Alpha picking up the pieces of Freelancer, gore, and much more.
  • Comments: A Gate crossover and bloody hilarity ensues. Sets in season 4 and during Tucker's pregnancy. The author makes good effort in depicting the RvB cast without being completely out of character and remains true to the comedy gold that makes RvB.

For the Love of a Memory originally by Vindicated Skies'', adopted by Sentinel Storm

  • Recommended by: Zoic Alcelaphine
  • Status: Dormant; last updated December 2018
  • Synopsis: "Church refused to perish on the very likely chance that Wash was right. Dr. Halsey wasn't about to let humanity's most advanced AI rot in a lab, and Lord Hood certainly wasn't willing to watch mankind's saviour go into battle without someone watching his back. The Chief just wished they had picked someone else."
  • Comments: A fantastic crossover between Halo, and Red vs Blue, blending the two narratives into a compelling story. It also highlights the differences between Church and the Master Chief, who are forced to work together. The original author decided to delete his account, so it was adopted by a different one.original author's blog on tumblr

Metastability by Starlight's Poet

  • Recommended by: Worst Otaku Ever
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: "When he was pulled into the ocean, he found himself falling. When he landed, he found himself fighting. When everything stopped, he found himself hurting. When he stopped hurting, he found himself questioning everything. Who was that girl that looked like Carolina? And why does she keep calling him "Jaune?"
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