Captain Planet and the Planeteers/Fanfic Recs

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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.

Give Up the Fight by OzQueene

  • Recommended by Elmon
  • Synopsis: The Planeteers take on a mission that threatens to tear them apart forever.
  • Pairings: Wheeler/Linka, Wheeler/Gi. In the following installments, Wheeler/Linka, Linka/OC and there is implied Plunder/Blight.
  • Tags: There's certainly nothing romantic here. There's a lot of angst, a lot of hurt, some comforting, and some darker issues like abuse, violence and drug addiction.
  • Comments: This is actually the first part in what is a huge trilogy. Huge as in heavy reading, not necessarily long. Though it does feature romantic complications between the Planeteers (somewhat a Love Triangle), the trilogy focuses mainly on one mission which tears the team apart, the lives they have as individuals, and then the mission which brings them together again. Linka and Wheeler are the main characters and the main pairing, but it's not teeth-achingly sweet like a lot of the other fics around - anything but, in fact. The three stories copped a lot of abuse for daring to pair Wheeler (albeit briefly) with someone other than Linka. The third story of the series also dedicates a lot of time to some of the eco-villains. Regardless of the main pairing, the full trilogy focuses on all five team members and how they work (or don't work) together during intense missions. Nice to see Captain Planet himself fill a huge role in the third installment.

Alternate Destination by Missgoldy

  • Recommended by Elmon
  • Synopsis: A supernatural storm wrecks havoc with Hope Island one night, leading to a strange turn of events for the Planeteers. Upon waking, Linka finds herself alone and realises that nothing is what it seems.
  • Pairings: Wheeler/Linka
  • Tags: Time Travel, supernatural, angst, death
  • Comments: Something completely different to any other Captain Planet fanfic out there. The idea is original and extremely well thought out. The character development - particularly in Wheeler's case - is believable and justified. It's not a completely happy ending, but it leaves the reader feeling extremely satisfied and a little breathless once all the intensity has passed.

Heroes For Earth by Stephensmat

  • Recommended by Wolfman 2000
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Our World is in Peril. The conscious soul of the Earth is aware that since the error is ours, the Power to stop the chaos must be ours as well. An updated retelling of the series pilot. An Origin Story based on the premise of the show.
  • Pairings: Wheeler/Linka
  • Comments: This feels like a Darker and Edgier origin story while still keeping some of the charm/narm that made the original show so memorable. Some of the names of the bad guys have changed, but are usually recognizable to fans of the show. All in all, it's a good read.

Shipping Fics

Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

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