Axis Powers Hetalia/Fanfic Recs/Shipping

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The fanfic recommendations page for Axis Powers Hetalia grew so long that we had to split it into subpages. This subpage is for Shipping fics focused on the romantic relationships among the cast.

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"It's Not What You Think By xx_animeXalchemist_xx (Moved from the general page)

  • Recommend by agentscia
  • 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

The Man You Once Knew by Dovesongz

  • Recommended by LionDancer17
  • 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

Al-Huriya by ThisCouldTheoreticallyBeSparta

  • Recommended by YourFormerSelf
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Egypt/Turkey, with some slight Spamano and Egypt/Greece on the side if you squint.
  • 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.

Bottoms Up! by Sunny Day in February

  • Recommended by v2113, Noir Grimoir
  • 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

A is For by RobinRocks

  • Recommended by ToThineOwnself
  • 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

Amore Bello by embracethepipe

  • Recommended by Belladonna
  • 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: Mister Seahorse

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

  • Recommended by Aisling, probablyinsane
  • 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.

Don't Miss A Thing by Anonymous

  • Recommended by Juice Box Hero
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

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

  • Reccomended by Orihime
  • 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 Anonymous

  • Recommended by Solandra
  • 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

  • Reccomended by ThatStalkerChick
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Rain Krystal
  • 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 Chessmaster as he executes plans to bring togther certain pairs.

Birthday Present Series by Deep Rain

  • Recommended by Yuurei
  • 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 Rain Krystal
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, Alma Karma and probablyinsane
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Spain/Belarus, with onesided 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Recommended by Mez
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Recomended by Dogtree103
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Denmark/Norway
  • Synopsis: Denmark finaly 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 Rain Krystal, RoseAndHeather
  • 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

  • Recommended by Sana Mae
  • Now has it's 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 Windsong12
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 WW 2, 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.

Le Morte d'Arthur by Robin Rocks

  • Recommended by Moaku
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): USUK, some past FrUK which is non-con.
  • Synopsis: On the languages they share and those that they don't: France at his cruellest, England at his weakest and America kind in his greater strength. Set in both 1066 and 1944. ((Author's Summary))
  • Tags: Some smut, blood and violence

Spades by simplytrop

  • Recommended by: bluekitten
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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.

Singles, by Happymood

  • Recommended by: Fuzzles
  • 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 Sana Mae
  • 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, allsusions to violence and non-con. Alfred does not have it easy here.

The Sonata of Servitude by LightofaThousandSuns

  • Reccomended by bubbletea
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Prussia/Austria, Servant-Master relationship.
  • Synopsis: Serving a master was never part of Gilbert Beilschmidt's life-plan. Neither was being dragged into a world of riches, secrecy, luxury and betrayal. Nor was finding love in a virtuoso master. A journey is beginning...for all. Set in the Victorian Era, England. Gilbert Beilschmidt hasn't been enjoying life as of late; what with his father dying years ago after the family business went bankrupt, and he and his brother not having a penny to their name—Well, strike that. Ludwig's marrying into Italian money within the next month, leaving Gil to be on his own. What's a man to do? Well, be hired as a servant for an aristocrat, that's what! Because apparently this Roderich Edelstein needs more hands—male hands—around the house; or at least that's what the brunette's parents seem to think. It certainly wasn't Rod's choice to hire the loud-mouth, egotistical, chicken-loving albino. And it wasn't Gil's choice to work for the Chopin-loving rich boy in a house with four other girls (who strangely gossip about men But then again, Gil will work through it—he IS awesome like that.
  • Tags: AU, work in progress

The Baffled King and The Idiot Hero by Ellarose C

  • Recommended by alexdelarge
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, Mister Seahorse

For It Was I Who Chose To Start by Anonymous

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

To The Nights We Felt Alive by Midnight Monochrome.

  • Recommended by Anonymous
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): main Hungary/Austria, side Hungary/Prussia & Austria/Switzerland
  • Synopsis: Their relationship is purely ordinary, too-much and not-enough all combined into one.

Indivisibly and Inseperably by miezen

  • Recommended by msq
  • Character(s)/Pairing(s): Austria/Hungary
  • Synopsis: On June 8, 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
  • 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 Prussian Eagle
  • 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

Fantasy Me by Deeageeak.

  • Recommended by Sana Mae
  • Charater(s)/Pairing(s): Someone/Canada.
  • Synopsis: Matthew has a fantasy - a very vivid fantasy.
  • Tags: Pure porn, heavy D/s.

Complicated Shadow by Ellarose C

  • Recommended by alexdelarge
  • 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 Darkfire75

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

Numbered Lithograph by youaremarvelous

  • Recommended by symmetricalUndo
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Ardnassela07
  • 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 Anon

  • Recommended by Nocturne By Chopin
  • 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.