Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Big Bang

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Challenge
Name: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Big Bang, aos_bibang
Date(s): 2013 - 2015
Moderator(s): aosbbmod, chaneen, nerdwegian
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Type: Big Bang - Fanfiction, Fanart
Fandom: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Big Bang was a big bang challenge in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fandom. Authors had to write a minimum of 15,000 words, and artists had to make a minimum of one piece of a medium of their choice.

Masterlist

2013

Title: When All Our Tomorrows Disappear
Author: msraven929
Pairing: Clint Barton/Phil Coulson
Rating: Explicit
Word count: 19,545
Warnings: Offscreen character death
Summary: On his forty-ninth birthday and over a year after his death on the helicarrier, Phil Coulson is brought back to life, only to learn that his biggest reason for living is gone. Unable to forgive the man and the team that led to his husband's death, but unwilling to taint his final sacrifice, Phil asks for the only thing left that will give him purpose—a new team. Now Phil's team is tasked with investigating a theft at one of SHIELD's warehouses. SHIELD suspects an inside job, but it soon becomes clear that the thief has a very personal interest in Phil. Can the team track down the thief without losing one of their own in the process?
Artist: starklovestripe

Title: Here There Be Dragon
s Author: selenay936
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Skye, background Clint/Coulson
Rating: Teen and up
Word count: 24,141
Warnings: None
Summary: The Bus team are called in for a simple retrieve and transport mission: an egg, which definitely isn't a dinosaur egg (because this isn't Jurassic Park, whatever Skye says), but might be equally fascinating. And then it hatches. Featuring bonding over baby dragons, bonding *with* baby dragons, Asgardians, explosions, rescues, deering-do, and kissing.
Artist: varjohaltija

Title: For Better Or Worse
Author: dazzledfirestar
Pairing: Phil Coulson/Nick Fury, past Phil Coulson/Nick Fury/Melinda May, background Melinda May/Grant Ward
Rating: M
Word count: 19,023
Warnings: canon typical violence, torture, sexual situations, poly relationship, not canon compliant
Summary: It was supposed to be a happy day and it was a long time coming, but when Director Fury's quinjet goes down on the highly disputed Hungarian/Latverian boarder, Agents May and Coulson find themselves dusting off some old routines in an effort to find Nick. The past is close to the surface and their team learns more about Coulson and May than they ever thought they would as SHIELD tries to buy the time they'll need to find the Latverian base and rescue Director Fury.
Artist: visiblemarket

Title: As Deep As Black And Blue
Author: wildlives
Pairing: Skye/Simmons, Clint/Coulson
Rating: Gv Word count: 20,794
Summary: When Lord Coulson goes missing, Clint and Natasha travel far into the countryside to find him. Things are not as they seem in the quiet town where he lives, and a young woman named Skye helps them discover the dark truth.
Artist: wintermute

Title: Moonshine, Assault, and Exultations
Author: ms_barcode
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Skye, Leo Fitz/Grant Ward
Rating: M
Word count: 55,157
Warnings: Not CA: TWS Compliant. If that counts as a warning.
Summary: Three years after the Ultron event, Agent Coulson's team remains broken and scattered through the ranks of S.H.I.E.L.D., returned to their duties prior to the formation of the team. One thing brings them together: The upcoming wedding of two of their former members. What they don't expect is to be handed a case that gives them the chance to prove themselves again, and go head to head with an enemy that eluded S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers alike.
Artist: andlatitude

Title: There Be Dragons
Author: signe_chan
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Leo Fitz/Grant Ward
Rating: Teen and up
Word count: 23,196
Warnings: None.
Summary: When the Lady Simmons is carried away be a dragon on the way to visit her Uncle Phil, Lord Fitz and Sir Ward set out on a quest to find her.
Artist: zephre

Title: Change All My Plans
Author: sabinelagrande
Pairing: Clint Barton/Phil Coulson, background Melinda May/Grant Ward
Rating: Explicit
Word count: 21,088
Warnings: Canon-typical violence, no other warnings apply
Summary: Phil and his team are chasing a terrorist around the world. Clint is taking a nap. Phil would rather let him sleep, but you can't always get what you want.
Artist: kultiras

2014

Title: It Always Leads Me Here (Leads Me To Your Door)
Author name: maidenstar
Artist name: caputell
Pairing: Fitz/Simmons, Skye/Trip, Simmons&May, Simmons&Skye, Fitz&May, Fitz&Trip
Rating: T
Word count: 30K
Warnings: Non-graphic scenes of war violence, non-graphic descriptions of war injuries, memory loss
Summary: The time, she soon found, passed by like winter mud; thick, heavy, and cold, filling up her boots as she tried to wade through each day, sinking deeper with every footstep.” WWI AU and sequel to ‘A Short Goodbye’. As the day dawns for Fitz to arrive home on leave, Simmons is instead delivered a letter telling her that her best friend has been killed in action. Devastated but determined not to be beaten, she joins numerous other women in becoming a volunteer nurse, a decision that heralds the chance at a new life; adventure, new friendships, fresh horizons, and, at the end of the war, a shocking discovery about what really happened to her best friend…

Title: The Glow Cloud, the Dog Park and the Scientist With Perfect Hair
Author: Pizza-is-my-buziness
Artist: Ironbunneh
Pairing: Skimmons
Rating: T
Summary: “In other Glow Cloud related news, I once again spoke with Dr. Jemma Simmons. Perfect Jemma.” Skye smiles at the memory of their brief conversation. “Neither she, nor any of the scientists seem to know why the Glow Cloud is raining animals. So bring an umbrella tomorrow, Night Vale. You’re going to need it.”

Title: Of Falling Rain and Beating Hearts
Author: amandajoyce118
Artist: macpye
Pairing: Fitz/Simmons
Rating: T
Word count: 10,268
Warnings: None.
Summary: Following the events of season one, Fitz is frustrated with his slow progress and Simmons is frustrated that he's pulling away. Eventually, it all boils over.

Title: were we the belly of the beast or the sword that fell (we’ll never tell)
Author: madasthesea
Artist: ellahitzgerald
Pairing: Fitz/Simmons
Rating: T
Word count: 10,066
Warnings: Blood, violence
Summary: ”To be someone’s partner meant to trust each other completely. To be able to predict the other’s move and act accordingly. To protect them at all costs. To be their shield.” If Jemma had known at their first meeting what her new partner Leopold Fitz would mean to her, she probably wouldn’t have been so inclined to reach for her gun. A Fitzsimmons Special Operatives AU.

Title: Off the Leash
Author name: Matarreyes
Artist name: Paynesgrey
Pairing: Skyeward
Rating:
Word count: 16000
Summary: Ward was last seen by the team being led away by the military. When Skye unexpectedly runs into him on a SHIELD mission, she learns that Colonel Talbot had been loath to waste the specialist' talents and is putting his skillset to a good use. Skye is forced to become Ward´s mission control as Talbot and Coulson decide to work together, and is quick to realise that Ward's sweet parole deal is much darker than he lets everybody know.

Title: my fairest wheels are turning
Author name: quibbler
Artist name: littlestitchwitch
Pairing: Leo Fitz/Jemma Simmons
Rating: T
Word count: 30k
Warnings: Mentions of self-harm, suicide, and sexual content.
Summary: Jemma Simmons was born special, with an ability for manipulating her surroundings and her own biology. Leo Fitz acquires his talents from books and invented his own way of creating illusions with the help of technology. What happens when two schools of thought are pitted against each other? A competition is set up for two young magicians long before they came into existence to showcase their skills, and before they even meet, their two fates become intricately and inexplicably intertwined. When they finally realise that there are too many other fates at risk, it is too late for them to turn back. [The Night Circus AU]

Title: No Control
Author name: sarcasticghoul
Artist name: gingermutantfreak
Pairing: Skimmons
Rating: T
Word count: 30,129
Warnings: Mildish depictions of violence and torture in a later chapter.
Summary: When two criminals, who bear a striking resemblance to Jemma and Skye, are captured by Tony Stark, Coulson takes the opportunity to find out if rumors of corruption, experimentation, and torture are true in a high security prison by putting Jemma and Skye undercover and on the front lines.

Title: Applied Quantum Superluminal Communication
Author name: thecousinsdangereux
Artist name: smallandsundry
Pairing: Skye/Simmons
Rating: Light M
Word count: 15,335
Summary: It’s impossible. It breaks the laws of physics. It’s superluminal communication via quantum entanglement and (you would like to be perfectly clear about this) it is impossible. But Skye’s voice is in your head and she’s telling you to call it a brain meld, Simmons, that’s way cooler, and you’re starting to feel as though perhaps you ought to set all your university physics books on fire. Because apparently, nothing in them applies to 0-8-4s… such as the woman you’re suddenly sharing thoughts (and occasionally inappropriate dreams) with.

Title: Force Majeure
Author name: colonelpancake04
Artist name: sarcasticghoul and tabzy18
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Skye
Rating: R
Word count: 18,000
Warnings: Sexy scenes and tornados
Summary: noun. A superior or irresistible force that cannot be anticipated or controlled. An act of God. When a pair of foreign scientists are added to Skye's stormchasing team last minute, she believes their chase season is already in ruins. However, first impressions are not always what they seem.

Title: Who Thought Budapest Was A Good Idea Anyway?
Author name: telaryn
Artist name: cobalt_siren
Pairing: (if applicable) Clint/Natasha, hints of Simmons/Tripplett
Rating: R
Word count: ~15K
Warnings: Sexy times between Clint and Natasha and a certain hacker is captured and almost interrogated.
Summary: In the chaos following the fall of SHIELD, HYDRA makes a move to bring Clint Barton in from the field - believing he can help them crack the secrets of an Infinity Gem. At the same time, newly-appointed SHIELD Director Coulson is attempting to consolidate his available resources. Priority one is bringing his two best assets in and briefing them on his status before they find out from somebody else. When he learns of Clint's situation, Phil takes his team down into Barton and Romanoff's past, to a city none of them thought they'd see again.

Title: Like a Dying Star
Author name: plinys
Artist name: auntiedragon
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Skye
Rating: T
Word count: ~ 15k
Warnings: Non-Fatal Car Crash
Summary: The 084 is known throughout the galaxy as a weapon of mass destruction, but when she happens to crash land on earth and get picked up by a scientist, known as Jemma Simmons, she learns that there is more to life than just being a living weapon.

Title: Riddles
Author name: ms_barcode
Artist name: andlatitude
Pairing: Gen, OT7, Everyone/Everyone. Mentions of past Skyeward
Rating: T
Word count: 26,484
Warnings: Mentions of past abuse
Summary: Immediately following the events of little SHIELD's victory over John Garrett, the question is asked: broken, confused, and struggling to find their niche in a new world, what does the team do when their safe haven is sent a package that just so happens to be the man who betrayed them?

Title: All Is Not Lost
Author: rivulet027
Artist sealcat
Genre: Gen, Action/Adventure, Angst
Pairing (s): Victoria Hand/Anne Weaver (minor background), Phil Coulson/Clint Barton (minor background), past Bucky Barnes/Steve Rogers (hinted at)
Rating: R
Word Count: 15684
Warnings: past torture, past abuse, past child abuse, anesmia
Summary: When SHIELD falls, Leo Fitz finds himself captured by HYDRA and thrown in a cell with a man calling himself Bucky Barnes. Now Fitz must survive long enough to get back to his team and the key might be trusting this man.

Title: The Girl from the Bus
Author name: evening spirit
Artist name: marieincolour
Characters: Grant Ward, Melinda May, Antoine Triplett, Leo Fitz, Jemma Simmons, Skye, Phil Coulson, Maria Hill (Grant Ward / Team)
Genre: Friendship and Family
Rating: PG-13
Word count: ~19k
Warnings: references to anxiety disorder and panic attacks
Summary: Something happened to Grant Ward fifteen years ago. Something that left him damaged. Music helped him survive and it still does but is surviving enough? Grant wants to live, but he isn't sure he remembers how. He doesn't know if he has what it takes to truly be alive. A chamber music AU, Ward centric.

Title: In times of trouble
Author: Signe_chan
Pairing (s): Clint/Coulson
Rating: Teen and up
Word Count: 14613
Warnings: None
Summary: Clint finds out that Phil has been left to care for his niece and nephew and decides to lend a hand. It doesn’t go as smoothly as Clint might have liked.

2015

Title: Fire and Gold
Author Name: colonelpancake04
Artist Name: cobaltsiren
Pairing: Skye/Jemma
Rating: R
Word Count: 10,400
Summary: Skye has two goals for this season: win the league championship and get closer to earning a spot on the national team. A new addition to her tightknit team changes everything. Or the soccer AU that no one asked for.

Title: The Horrible Habits We Acquire
Author name: Plinys
Artist name: Agentsofbruh
Pairing: Skye/ Lance Hunter
Rating: Mature
Word count: 10063
Warnings: N/A
Summary: It’s been five years since they last saw each other. The team which they all used to hold so dear having grown apart over the years. Lance Hunter, now the director of S.T.R.I.K.E., doesn’t see much of the old team (other than Fitz who went to join S.T.R.I.K.E. as well), and certainly doesn’t expect to see anyone. Until an incident brings his new team in direct contact with the Secret Warriors. Skye, now known as Daisy Johnson, follows the trail of a wayward former member of her team, to the wreckage of a S.T.R.I.K.E. safe house, and teams up with some old friends to save the day.

Title: Here's to us. Who's like us? (Damn few.)
Author: bookishandbossy
Artist: etoilesdeglace
Pairing: Leo Fitz/Jemma Simmons, ill-fated Jemma Simmons/Antoine Triplett, some Leo Fitz/Skye
Rating : Teen
Word Count : 17,474
Warnings: Implied/referenced alcohol abuse
Summary : Jemma Simmons has a shelf full of Tonys, pages full of glowing reviews of her musicals, and one topic she won't talk about: her former writing partner, Leo Fitz. Twenty years ago, Leo Fitz and Jemma Simmons were going to write the next best musical. Together. This is the story of what happens in between.

Title: Saving Me
Author name: Cassandra S. Fisher
Artist name: littlestitchwitch
Pairing: Skye/Grant Ward
Rating: M+
Word count: N/A
Warnings: No warning apply
Summary:The team goes on a recon mission in a community. They need to find out what Hydra is up to. Will they be able to defeat Hydra or will things go south?

Title: The Escape
Author name: Agent85
Artist name: deafwizards
Pairing: Leo Fitz/Jemma Simmons
Rating: Teen/PG-13
Word count: 12,053
Warnings: Canon-typical violence, Evil Ward is evil-er, Internalized xenophobia/racism
Summary: Star Trek AU. When a group of genetically engineered terrorists threaten the safety of the human race, Lieutenant Jemma Simmons is sent on an undercover mission to find a way to fight back. Getting in was hard enough, but it will take everything Jemma has—her courage, her intelligence, and a few buried abilities—in order to return to the best friend she was forced to leave behind.

Fic title: A Night So Black That the Darkness Hummed</b> Author name: Jack E Peace/pizza-is-my-buziness</b> Artist name: ironbunneh</b> Pairing: Skimmons</b> Rating: Teen</b> Warnings: None

Title: Make It Official
Author name: ms_barcode
Artist name: andlatitude
Pairing: Leo Fitz/Grant Ward
Rating: T
Word count: 42,332
Warnings: N/A
Summary: Leo Fitz has a problem. He's been so busy lately, and he just had no time to file the paperwork for his work visa. He never intended for it to bite him in the ass with threats of deportation! Luckily, his assistant, Grant Ward, is ready, and with some coddling, willing, to fill the role of his American fiance. All they need to do is get through one little interview with a federal officer. And survive a weekend in Massachusetts with Grant's family. What could go wrong? [The Proposal AU]

Title: Bright
Author name: agentverbivore
Artist name: eclecticmuses
Pairing: Jemma Simmons/Leo Fitz, Peggy Carter/Steve Rogers
Rating: Explicit
Word count: 46,845
Warnings: Minor Violence, Minor Character Death, Explicit Sexual Content
Summary: To win admission to a prestigious school, Jemma ventures into a magical kingdom to retrieve a fallen star. Much to her surprise, the star she finds is not a chunk of rock but a boy named Fitz, who is in great danger. She vows to protect him as they venture back to her hometown, and along the way - as they encounter pirates, witches, and ambitious royals - she realizes that maybe the plan she'd set out to follow isn't quite the right one for her after all.

Title: Heaven Is A Place On Earth With You
Author name: little_angry_kitten18
Artist name: cassandrafisher
Pairing: Skye|Daisy Johnson/Grant Ward, Skye|Daisy Johnson/Christian Ward
Rating: Explicit/NC-17
Word count: 16.889
Warnings: Angst, Character's Death, Infidelity,
Summary: Grant Ward brought your deepest, darkest desires to life and demanded everything back from you and Skye wasn't afraid to give them.

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