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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.

One Person At A Time by Mad-Man-With-A-Pen

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Post-Falling, Kara goes to see family and begins to make amends.

Lucky Like Us by Navaan

  • Recommended by: Tron80
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kara thinks family time is important. But since she has come to earth the Danvers family and her friends were who she spent family time with. It's time to spend time with her only blood relative too.

pick up your sorrow, this is not who we are by nirav

  • Recommended by: beyondthesea
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  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Winter Soldier AU. Kara wakes up in pieces and puts herself back together again.
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

Survivors by SpeedForce 1229 (link)

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: An escape pod lands on Earth with a 13 year old girl and a one year old boy as its passengers. They two have only minutes before they are being chased by a species they do not know or trust, humans. Kara runs across the country with only one goal in mind, fulfilling her oath to her mother and keeping Kal El alive while trying to deal with powers that are becoming out of control.
  • Notes: Has a complete sequel, Seeing Red and an ongoing sequel, Reborn.
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

dear forgiveness by opensummer

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Wherein Kara Zor-El is nine years late, not twenty-five, and it makes all the difference in the world.
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  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

Future Shock by Argyle_S

  • Recommended by: Godeskian
  • Status: Stories 1 and 2 complete, story 3 scheduled for 30th November
  • Synopsis: 11 years from now Kara loses the war against Darkseid, with nothing else to lose, she and her allies concoct a plan to send her memories back in time to do it better, however things do not go according to plan.
  • Tags Peggy Sue

Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

come to me and kill the night off by nirav

  • Recommended by: beyondthesea
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Pacific Rim AU. Four times Lucy doesn't cry and one time she does.
  • Pairing: Alex/Lucy
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

The Death of Supergirl by maggiemerc

  • Recommended by: beyondthesea
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: In Kara’s eagerness to travel through space and time to another earth and help new friends save a planet from an imminent alien threat she maaaaay have forgotten to do something very important. Namely, tell anyone where the hell she went. When Maggie notices her new girlfriend is acting suspicious she starts to investigate and uncovers a group of people unraveling after the loss of their cornerstone.
  • Pairings: Alex/Maggie, Kara/Lena

wildfire. by lordvoldyfarts

  • Recommended by: beyondthesea
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Teachers AU. Alex has seen beautiful women before, her sister is one of them, but not one has ever taken her breath away so quickly it felt like she was being knocked over. Maybe it was simply the shock of seeing another person here when the school had seemed so desolate. Or maybe, maybe, it was because that was the most beautiful woman that Alex has ever seen.
  • Pairing: Alex/Maggie
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

Lord, Save Me From Your Followers by anamatics

  • Recommended by: beyondthesea
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Social Media Fic. Kara, perhaps out of a want for thoroughness in her story, perhaps out of a Millennial-born urge to creep on a the social media of a woman she finds intriguing, discovers that Lena Luthor has a pretty active following on Instagram one afternoon not long after their first meeting. She debates it, just for a moment, before following Lena.
  • Pairing: Kara/Lena

Karry Universe by CharmedMilliE- Karry Master

  • Recommended by: wes27
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: In an alternate universe both Barry and Kara exist together. This is what happens when they meet in college and fall in love. Follow them, their family, and friends through life from college years to being superheroes and beyond.
  • Pairing: Kara/Barry
  • Comments: A great story in which the author has build it's own multiverse around it. And each of those other worlds have their own stories to tell. So start with this story before you read the rest of the universe build by the author.

heroism is a full time job by unicyclehippo

  • Recommended by: ThisIsRidiculous
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: With her brother after her life yet again, Lena Luthor requests the protection of Supergirl until they can figure out who he's hired to kill her and how to bring them down.
  • Pairings: Kara/Lena

my youth is yours by lynnearlington (link)

  • Recommended by: ThisIsRidiculous
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: A retelling of Season 2 under the premise that Lena and Kara went to college together and dated.
  • Pairing: Kara/Lena

Call Me Kara by SpeedForce 1229 (link)

  • Recommended by: Phantom Prince
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Betrayed by her own world and left for dead an old friend arrives to save Kara from death. Deciding she has had enough of risking her life for others, Kara starts a brand new life with new love and new friends, leaving Supergirl behind forever. With her new friends comes new trouble and she finds leaving Supergirl behind isn't as easy at it sounds.
  • Pairing: Kara/Barry
  • Comments: A really great story whether or not you're a fan of the pairing, with an author that knows the DC Universe really well, as well as the humor of their fan base. It's over 600k words so it takes some time to get through, but it's worth it.

i see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes by opensummer

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Soulmate AU Fic. Lena Luthor was unprepared to meet her soulmate today, which is why the universe is apparently all too happy to throw Kara Danvers at her.
  • Pairing: Kara/Lena
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

"i will make you queen of everything you see" by civilorange

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Snapshots of a lifetime in which Kara didn't get knocked into the Phantom Zone.
  • Pairing: Kara/Cat
  • Tags: Alternate Universe Fic

Made of Stars by gveret

  • Recommended by: ThisIsRidiculous
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: "Lena," Kara asks, "what are you to me?" Lena's heartbeat stutters. "You—you said there was no memory loss," she stammers. "Kara, what—what happened?" "I absorbed my sun," Kara tells her calmly. "I became a God."(In which Kara becomes a deity of protection, and it complicates things just a little. Featuring: a determined big sister, an endlessly supportive love interest, and some dad advice.)
  • Pairing: Kara/Lena

Reflections of Me by Purple Chickie

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Crossover with: Power Girl
  • Synopsis: Still recovering from the Daxamite invasion and losing Mon El, Supergirl is across the country, leaving National City temporarily vulnerable. When a mysterious ship appears in the sky and puts cryptic objects around the city, Alex and Hank go to investigate. What they find is more than what they expected, and figure is spotted flying over the city, but the figure isn't Supergirl!

The Wolf Girl of Hope Street by Sarah Leliver

  • Recommended by: lillolillo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kara is bitten by Kryptonian werewolf. Mayhem and nuttiness ensue.
  • Notes: Alternate link here.


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