X-Men Reverse Bang

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Name: X-Men Reverse Bang
Date(s): 2012 - 2015
Moderator(s): afrocurl, chosenfire28, sparrowshellcat, sunryder
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Type: Reverse Bang - Fanart. Fanfiction
Fandom: X-Men
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X-Men Reverse Bang was a reverse bang challenge in X-Men fandom. Artists had to make a minimum of one piece and the authors had to write a story that was a minimum of 5000 words based on that art. It was open to all varitaions of the X-Men.

Masterlists

2012

Fic Title: Class of 1999
Author: thoughtweave (a.k.a. Catraverse)
Artist: ClawfootTub
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class (2011)
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Alex Summers, Armando Munoz, Sean Cassidy, Raven Darkholme, Angel Salvadore, Sebastian Shaw, Emma Frost, Janos Quested, Azazel, Edie Lehnsherr, Minor Original Characters
Rating: PG
Word Count: 18,893 words
Warnings: Mentions of bullying, coarse language, fluff, crack, and bad jokes.
Summary: Charles Francis Xavier is a transfer student from England who is friends with everybody - which is just another way of saying that he has no real friends. Erik Lehnsherr is the weird kid with long hair who sits in the back of the classroom that nobody wants to talk to. In the last year of high school, a pool party, a faulty pen, and a flying car bring them together.

Fic Title: The Knight and the Dagger
Author: ameonna1
Artist: ekaanta
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Darwin/Alex, Raven, Hank
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 30k
Warnings: Violence, Sex, War, Death
Summary: A Lieutenant in the Soviet Army, Erik Lensherr had no other goals than to find the man that killed his parents. But when a discovery yields a little boy with wings like an angel, Erik is shocked to realize that he isn't alone. There are other people like him, both dangerous and alluring.

Fic Title: Hospice
Author: khaos_prince
Artist: keio
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~14k
Warnings: Alternate Universe
Summary: As if it isn't bad enough to wake up in a silent, dark room with no memory of who he is, not to mention no idea how he got there, the wall to Charles' solitary room is soon ripped out by a man he has no recollection of claiming to be his friend. The really crazy part is that Charles decides to go with him anyways. Erik has been looking for Charles for weeks since his disappearance. After following up on an anonymous tip, though, he finally finds the place that might be keeping him. Knowing how cruel ignorant humans can be, especially those enslaving themselves to the government, he had been prepared for a lot of things but the prospect of Charles not having a clue as to who he was had never made its way onto that list.

Fic Title: You and Me
Author: little_werewolf
Artist: shaliara
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, hinted Raven/Azazel
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~10k
Warnings: Alternate Universe
Summary: Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins - Mitch Albom

Fic Title: Raise Your Voice
Author: seratonation
Artist: megan_moonlight
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Sean/Alex, Janos/Azazel, Sean+Janos Friendship.
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: ~7900
Warnings: None
Summary: Two and a half years after the events off the coast of a Cuban Beach, The Brotherhood has returned to live in the mansion, with an unstable truce between Erik and Charles keeping them all together. The school is slowly growing with some of Charles first class teaching the younger kids, and sometimes going out on recruitment missions. When Sean and Janos encounter a powerful mutant on one such mission, Sean is injured, despite Janos' best efforts. Every cloud has a silver lining however, and Sean uses this new connection to get to know his house mates.

Fic Title: That Teenage Feeling
Author: renata_kedavra
Artist: lick_j
X-Men Verse: A comicsverse AU
Characters/Pairings: Logan/Remy LeBeau
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 11,000
Warnings: Explicit sexy times
Summary: The adventures of wayward Catholic schoolboy Remy LeBeau, his Army vet boyfriend Logan, and their new friend Jubilee.

Fic Title: The Chapter In Your Life Entitled San Francisco
Author: fengirl88
Artist: hazelnut917
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: NC-17/Explicit
Word Count: 19349
Warnings: Some era-appropriate homophobia and brief but not explicit references to domestic violence; explicit sexual content and language.
Summary: Charles and Erik's recruiting trip leads them to San Francisco and the counter-culture of the Beat Generation. But who is the mysterious mutant they've come to find, and why is it proving so hard to track him down? The answer will change their relationship in ways neither of them had anticipated.

Fic Title: Sold to the Highest Bidder
Author: moonbeamdancer
Artist: selene2
X-Men Verse: Movie
Characters/Pairings: Logan/Rogue
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 10,303
Warnings: Brainwashing of a child, violence.
Summary: Kidnapped at a young age, Rogue is brought into and trained for the life of an assassin. It's all she knows and she can't even really remember who she is really supposed to be anymore. Logan left when Victor started running their auction house like this, can he help Rogue remember herself?

Fic Title: The Island of Doctor Xavier
Author: quarender
Artist: rohnoc
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/ Erik, Raven, Azazel, Hank
Rating: pg-13
Word Count: 11.3 k
Warnings: None
Summary: When Charles awakes after the shipwreck, he realizes two things: 1) this is most certainly not Madagascar, and 2) the king of Genosha is incredibly attractive.

Fic Title: The Gentleman in the Teapot
Author: chiasmus
Artist: celectis
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma, Raven
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: Pending.
Warnings: Likely none?
Summary: Erik finds himself “haunted” by a genie who is a bit rubbish at following instructions exactly, but very good at making tea.

Fic Title: Silent Hell
Author: onaxe
Artist: starkmaddness
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, PyramidHead/Charles
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 5k
Warnings: violence, mild gore, past abuse, attempted rape/non-con, internal homophobia, general horror vibes... shall I go on? :)
Summary: A simple note sends Charles Xavier on a horrifying journey into his own personal hell, fuelled only by his determination to save Erik; the man he thought lost to him forever.

Fic Title: You're A Ghost, Darling
Author: zimothy
Artist: ClawFootTub
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Azazel (X-Men)/Mystique, Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Hank McCoy/Alex; Azazel (X-Men), Raven Darkholme, Erik Lehnsherr, Charles Xavier, Moira MacTaggert, Armando Muñoz
Rating: R
Word Count: 45192 words
Warnings: Character Death, Violence
Summary: "I'd prefer to go with the 'Raven sees ghosts' option than the 'Raven need to be institutionalized' option, anyway."

Fic Title: To the Degree that One Loves
Author: arysteia
Artist: histoirede
X-Men Verse: XM:FC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 14,231
Warnings: Explicit sex, one very brief reference to Holocaust imagery
Summary: Six months after Cuba, Erik Lehnsherr wakes in the night to find he can no longer manipulate metal. Shaken to his very core, there's only one place he can think of to go for help. But will Charles Xavier welcome him back, and when one has been greatly wronged, is it truly possible to forgive?

Fic Title: The Affairs of Dragons
Author: takmarierah
Artist: waterylt
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Raven Darkholme, Angel Salvadore, Hank McCoy, Moira MacTaggert, Sebastian Shaw, Jean Grey, Emma Frost, Armando Muñoz
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: ~60k
Warnings: allusions to 1960s cultural norms, some clinical depictions of gore, some dark themes later on, eventual explicit sex, and interspecies sex.
Summary: When Charles sees the dragon on his balcony, he suspects that he's losing his mind. When he starts hearing voices, he's certain of it, and the realization that magic is real is little comfort when these newfound abilities threaten to destroy his life. He has no choice but to accept his enigmatic neighbor's offer of training in exchange for a promise - that he will repay that favor, when asked to. Like many promises in the world of magic, however, this turns out to have unexpected consequences.

Fic Title: The Seventh Tree
Author: clocks
Artist: raezyn101
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, background Sebastian Shaw/Emma Frost, Moira MacTaggert, Azazel, Armando Munoz, Raven Darkholme, Angel Salvadore, Alex Summers, Ororo Munroe, Janos Quested, Logan.
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 31,055
Warnings: A few depictions of non-sexual violence, mentions of slavery, character death (but with happy ending), one instance of cross-dressing
Summary: Erik has served Shaw, ruler of the desert kingdom Genosha, for years as one of his Elite Knights. His life of unquestioning obedience changes when he saves a helpless, mute harem girl, who turns out to be not so helpless...and not at all a girl.

Fic Title: The valley of conscience
Author: agewa
Artist: sunryder
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, background Hank/Raven and Sean/Moira pining
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 15,482
Warnings: prejudice, off-screen violence
Summary: Erik didn't expect much from his trip to Westchester - mostly he expected his hopes of ever finding the man who'd killed his mother to be crushed. He'd never expected to get caught in a murder mystery in the company of two amateur (and rather juvenile) detectives and become a keeper of a secret larger than life.

Fic Title: I Took No Time with the Fall
Author: afrocurl
Artist: ilovetakahana
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, background Hank/Raven; Emma
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~3100
Warnings: epistolary fic
Summary: There's a box, and not the right answer. There are emails, emotional livejournal posts, and more than enough tumblr posts to go around. There are five friends and one common goal.

Fic Title: Last of the Time Agents
Author: kageillusionz
Artist: canadaphile
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Gen, Doctor!Charles/Companion!Erik (if you squint), Angel Salvadore, Armando Muñoz, Sean Cassidy, Erik Lehnsherr, Charles Xavier, Alex Summers, Raven Darkholme, Hank McCoy, Emma Frost, Azazel (X-Men), Sebastian Shaw.
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 35,879
Warnings: None.
Summary: Erik Lehnsherr is out to seek revenge on a man he knows as Schmidt until one day, he meets the Doctor and suddenly Erik is thrust upon something that is much bigger than he ever though possible. They set off on a journey through time and space to apprehend the last of the Time Agents.

Fic Title: Reset
Author: Magtele
Artist: seealpsee
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Moira MacTaggart, Raven Darkholme, Emma Frost
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 34,612
Warnings: violence, references to the Holocaust
Summary: Erik spent his entire life trying to gain revenge on Schmidt. With anterograde amnesia, all he can do is leave himself notes and photos to find out what to do next. When he meets Charles Xavier, all of that changes. Together they must fight against Sebastian Shaw and his second in command, Emma Frost. Essentially, XMFC with a Memento twist.

Fic Title: And the Gunslinger Followed
Author: musical_emjay
Artist: yaegaki_sawa
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Edie Lehnsherr, Emma Frost, Hank McCoy Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 58,993
Warnings: graphic violence, vampires, blood drinking (non-con and consensual)
Summary: Erik Lehnsherr hunts the things that go bump in the night. He's done so since he was a child, since the first time his mother put a knife in his hand and told him how to use it, told him why he should. But ten years alone on the road has caught up to him, left him wrung out and longing for a place to rest, recharge, get his head back on straight. Though nowhere has ever truly felt like home, he heads straight for New York City, a place that's always had more to offer him by way of warmth and comfort than any other. What he finds when he gets there, however, is several miles south of anything approaching restful. Old acquaintances, old memories, and a mysterious stranger who has him forgetting all his rules—Erik soon realizes there are decisions he needs to make, before circumstances intervene and make them for him. Otherwise, he might not like the result.

Fic Title: There and Back Against
Author: amindaya
Artist: stOO0z
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Shaw/Riptide and Azazel/Riptide
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 5344
Warnings: Dub-con, prostitution, voyeurism, exhibitionism, humiliation, threesome, power exchange,
Summary: Janos is an expensive escort and Azazel is his transportation and bodyguard. Their working relationship is professional, until it's not.

Fic Title: Points of Transition
Author: aeshna_uk
Artist: crow821
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr, Moira MacTaggert, Bobby Drake, Jean Grey, Alex Summers, various others. Charles/Erik friendship/pre-slash; background Raven/Azazel.
Rating: gen, R for violence
Word Count: 25,448
Warnings: violence, character death
Summary: Five years on from Cuba, Charles Xavier is still very much a part of the CIA's mutant research programme. But with the Supreme Court preparing to rule on a case that could have far-reaching consequences for human/mutant relations in the US, a chance encounter puts his present on a collision course with his past.

Fic Title: it's like one of us woke up
Author: kaydeefalls
Artist: gikun
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Shaw, Piotr Rasputin (Colossus), Moira, Raven, Hank, Emma
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 25,000
Warnings: None.
Summary: "You came here for me," Charles said, meeting Shaw's gaze levelly. "So let's not waste any more time." Canon!AU in which Charles and Erik do find Shaw in Russia. It all goes downhill from there.

Fic Title: Love and Other Secrets
Author: microsaur
Artist: avictoriangirl
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: R
Word Count: 19831
Warnings:Violence, Period-Appropriate Homophobia, Blood
Summary: Erik is a vampire that would much rather be left alone, Charles is a baronet that can't seem to understand that.

Fic Title: There Must Be More To This
Author: deminos001
Artist: avictoriangirl
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 41,044
Warnings: Mentions of past child abuse, violence, blood
Summary: Charles Francis Xavier was an ex-foster kid, a man who believed in second chances. He became a social worker in order to help those who could not help themselves. He was happy, life was good. Well, to the best of his capabilities. Erik Lehnsherr was the CEO of a company that he had built with his own blood, sweat and tears. He never really needed love, and had no desire to ever fall in love. They meet on a rainy night after a mugging gone wrong. Love tends to sweep you off your feet, then bitch slap you when you least expect it.

Fic Title: Crossroads
Author: analise010
Artist: selene2
X-Men Verse: A blend of the movie and comic 'verses
Characters/Pairings: Logan/Rogue, Rogue/Gambit, with background Charles/Erik, Bobby Drake/Kitty Pryde
Rating: R
Word Count: 10K
Warnings: Descriptions of violence.
Summary: When William Stryker and his Purifiers threaten the safety of mutantkind, no one knows how much longer a war can be avoided. Or that the cost will be.

Fic Title: The Cat's Meow
Author: onaxe
Artist: st00pz
X-Men Verse: First Class (AU after Shaw's death)
Characters/Pairings: Azazel/Janos
Rating: R
Word Count: 5k
Warnings: Smut. Also a pinch-hit, so it's really not as good as it could have been. :3
Summary: "Why the hell has he taken off his pants?" Angel whined. "I'm scarred, scarred for life!" "They were in the way of his tail," Miss Frost explained, stepping forward and giving me an affectionate scratch behind my ears. I purred in appreciation. "Tail." Azazel repeated, dead-pan. "He thinks he's a cat," Miss Frost declared, settling down on the plush sofa beside me.

Fic Title: Book of Magnus
Author: afrocurl
Artist: beanrice
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: one-sided Charles/Erik; Charles, Erik, Shaw, Emma, Raven, Hank, Alex, Sean, Azazel and Janos
Rating: G
Word Count: 10.8K
Warnings: None
Summary: Given the chance to translate the Word of the Most High, Charles, a monk, leaves the monastery under Pope Titan III for the castle of Emperor Magnus. The Emperor holds many secrets, though there's something about Charles that makes the leader open up.

Fic Title: the last man on the moon
Author: irrelevant
Artist: crow821
X-Men Verse: X-Men:first class/X-Men comics au fusion
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier (sort of), Armando Muñoz, Raven Darkholme, Emma Frost, Hank McCoy, Azazel, Moira MacTaggert, Xi'an Coy Manh, Ororo Munroe, Petra, Logan, Kurt Wagner, Forge, Irene Adler, Angel Salvadore, etc.
Rating: pg
Word Count: 18k+
Warnings: um. comics!science and creative quotation mark abuse?
<br Summary: Nixon. Lennon. Hamburger Hill. Woodstock. Cambodia. Tommy. Stonewall. Manson. Zeppelin. My Lai. Apollo 11. It's 1969. Seven years can be a very long time.

Fic Title: Escaping the Problems of Peace
Author: pretty_panther
Artist: leon_hroft
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Emma, Darwin, Alex, Mystique, Azazel, Bobby, Rogue, Kitty, Jean, Pyro, Ororo, Nightcrawler, Angel
Rating: R
Word Count: 6336
Warnings: none.
Summary: Charles had been part of Shaw's Brotherhood and in a relationship with Erik but when he finds out the truth of Shaw's plans he leaves and takes his telepathic friends with him. Now, Charles, known only to Erik as Professor X, leads the mutant safe heaven guarded by most powerful telepaths. Magneto on the other hand is a force to be reckoned with fighting his way towards human-free earth at the head of Shaw's Brotherhood.

Fic Title: The Persistence of Iron
Author: Sylvia / rheasilvia
Artist: tindu
X-Men Verse: AU based on X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~48,000
Warnings: Slight violence, m/m
Summary: Waking up in a lab with no memories and a blue-eyed stranger calling him by someone else's name is only the beginning of Erik's problems.

Fic Title: Roses & Cinnamon
Author: turtletotem
Artist: celadonite
X-Men Verse: First Class; powered Regency AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Raven/Irene Adler, Hank McCoy, Anya Eisenhardt
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 69k
Warnings: disabled character, PTSD, battle flashbacks/hallucinations, death of a child (flashback), period-appropriate homophobia
Summary: Charles Xavier lost more than his leg in the war with Napoleon, and the man he's just pulled out of the water has ghosts of his own—especially when Charles's involuntary projected hallucinations prove catching. Raven, meanwhile, faces the choice of whether to marry respectably or run away with a carnival fortune-teller.

Fic Title: Fifty Different Reasons
Author: becky_monster
Artist: maichan
X-Men Verse: Mainly movie verses with a dollop of comics!verse, AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik with background Raven/Magda, Magda, Kurt, Wanda and Pietro, Nightcrawler and the Maximoff twins
Rating: PG
Word Count: 7114
Warnings: AU, fluff
Summary: On a sunny Saturday in June, Charles and Erik play chess and talk, while the rest of the school prepares to celebrate a very special occasion that has been a long time coming.

Fic Title: Ornithologies
Author: tahariel
Artist: majorangecat
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma Frost, Armando Muñoz, Alex Summers, Raven Darkhölme, Hank McCoy, Sean Cassidy
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 64 212
Warnings: Mild gore
Summary: “How are you?” Charles shifts again, and he must be looking at the wounds because he hisses, sharp and birdlike, and there is a loud flap of feathers in the air that makes Erik want to weep, because Charles is still an angel and Erik is... not. “Human,” he says, and turns his face away into the rough fabric of the cloak he's been using as a pillow.

Fic Title: Sponge Away the Writing
Author: Tam Cranver/tam_cranver
Artist: Idhren / idhren24
X-Men Verse: XMFC, original movie trilogy
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier (reference to Charles/Erik, but primarily gen)
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 40,771
Warnings: References to sexism, racism, homophobia and ableism, including a few slurs. Reference to violence from the movies and major character death, but no violence depicted (except for one slap).
Summary: In which Charles finds himself haunted by a dead future version of himself, together they experiment with changing the course of history, and there is much hand-holding.

Fic Title: An Open Door
Author: oxymora
Artist: eckses
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 11.995
Warnings/Contains: Off-screen mentions of child abuse (nothing that isn't in the movie). Priest!AU.
Summary: Behold, I have given before thee a door opened, which no man can shut. In which Charles is a priest, Erik is a Nazi hunter, both of them are childhood friends and each thinks that the other should change his job.

Fic Title: By Any Other Name
Author: paraprosdokia
Artist: pariahsdream
X-Men Verse: XMFC, Marvel Comics
Characters/Pairings:Erik/Charles, Erik/Magda, Gambit/Rogue, Sebastian Shaw, Moira MacTaggert, Armando Munoz, Alex Summers, Jean Grey, Artie Maddicks, Emma Frost, Doreen Green (featuring Victor Von Doom, Reed Richards, and Sue Storm as her squirrels), Shatterstar, Rictor.
Rating: R (Violence and Sexual Content)
Word Count: 7153
Warnings: Violence, Major Character Death (Past Lives), Non/Dub-Con, Prostitution, Crime, Slavery (Roman), Abuse. Please let me know if there are any I've missed.
Summary: They have been everything to each other. Father, mother; sister, brother. Sometimes lovers and always adversaries. Through the centuries one thing is constant, whether they meet over hearth or battlefield. They are forever connected, twin souls throughout time.

Fic Title: Nihil Novi
Author: quietbang94
Artist: sarlyne
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 18,615
Warnings: Internalised/societal homophobia, PTSD
Summary: The year is 1954. The first mass vaccination of children for polio begins in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. American officials announce that a hydrogen bomb test has been conducted on the island of Bikini Atoll. In Vietnam, the First Indochina War draws to a close, leaving chaos in its wake that will result in yet another war, while in America, Senator Joseph McCarthy begins hearings investigating the US Army for being 'soft' on Communism. In New York City, surgical resident and Korean War veteran Charles Xavier is feeling increasingly disconnected from the world around him, save for the children that he helps treat. All of this changes with the arrival of a nameless man pulled out of the Hudson, whom Charles finds himself increasingly drawn to. There's just one problem. He's in a coma, and knows Charles only as the mysterious and irritating force who helps to calm his dreams. A powered, pre-canon, hospital AU

Fic Title: The Secret of Dragon Ranch
Author: Winterhill / misswinterhill
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Raven/Hank (minor pairing), Alex, Moira, Emma, Princess Celestia
Rating: PG
Word Count: ~23800
Warnings: imprisonment/slavery, reference to past abuse of ponies, a few injuries
Summary: MLP fusion. Ironhooves has been a prisoner on Dragon Ranch all his life when he finally escapes and goes searching for somepony special to help him defeat the evil dragons and save his Mama. Professor Oxford Blue might just be that special somepony. Lots of fluff and ponies pining after one another.

Fic Title: A Very Special Episode
Author: Winterhill / misswinterhill
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, background Raven/Hank
Rating: Adult (sex)
Word Count: ~28000
Warnings: homophobia, some ableism, car accidents
Summary: “The Secret of Dragon Ranch” is the first prime-time gay cartoon to be made specifically for children’s TV, and Erik wants in. The last person he's expecting to see when he shows up for work is Charles Xavier, and given how badly they parted, he's going to take this chance to mend things between them.

Fic Title: Hollow Minds and Dead Souls
Author: helens78
Artist: blissfullybesotted / booshbesotted
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 54,163
Warnings: Genre-appropriate zombie violence, horror, and gore
Summary: When Charles and Erik take a portable version of Cerebro out to New Mexico as part of their mutant recruiting trip, they aren't expecting to find out the town's falling victim to an epidemic. But things are far worse than they seem, because this is no ordinary virus. Will Charles and Erik find their way home in time to help save the world... from zombies?

Fic Title: A Lark Arising
Author: unveiled
Artist: amoralambiguity
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Alex/Armando, Amelia Voght, Sarah (Marrow)
Rating: PG
Word Count: 7896 words
Warnings: References to period-appropriate internalised homophobia and institutionalised racism, as well as ableism and a touch of sexism.
Summary: Post-Cuba, Charles Xavier ventures out again to recruit mutants for his school. He has experience on his side now, but not his lover or his sister.

Fic Title: And I Must Scream
Author: teacandles
Artist: marourin
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Raven, Emma Frost
Rating: PG-13 to R
Word Count: 14,761
Warnings: Violence, gore, implied sexual violence, background character death
Summary: Erik knew that coming back to this town was a pointless venture, but Charles's cryptic letter and the faint hope that his death was nothing more than a trick are enough to keep him moving forward.

Title: Snow in July
Author: apolesen
Artist: cmajalis
Fandom: X-Men First Class
Pairings: Charles/Erik, past Erik/Magda
Beta: speak_me_fair. infiniteth helped with the Russian.
Word count of entire fic: 20 896
Rating/warnings: PG.
Summary: With no recollection of why he has ordered the Brotherhood to go deep into Russia during the winter months, Magneto is considered insane by his followers, but the unexplained presence of Charles Xavier leads Erik to think that there is something more than mad to his amnesia and to the haunting but impossible memory of a kiss in the snow...

Fic Title: A King Among Thieves
Author: toodiffer2breal
Artist: paperflower86
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 21251
Warnings: Description of violence and gore
Summary: Charles spent years hiding away waiting for the day he could reclaim his rightful place on the throne. Now that he has it back it seems as though someone may have plans to steal it again.

Fic Title: Translations
Author: alernun​
Artist: kotokto
X-Men Verse: First Class and Comicverse
Characters and Pairings: Erik/Charles, Erik/Magda, Raven, Sharon Xavier, Cain Marko, Kurt Marko, A number of doctor and nurse OCs
Rating: R
Word Count: 19k
Warnings: Graphic violence, language, multiple references to the Holocaust, possible rape and abuse triggers, self-loathing, homophobia, sexual situations. Makes reference to Magneto's origin story as outlined in "Magneto:Testament" and other aspects of canon, but you don't have to be a comic reader to understand the fic.
Summary: Summer, 1949. When an old friend of Brian Xavier offers Charles an internship at his Israeli mental hospital, the young telepath is thrilled to be delivered from boredom and abuse. But a secret lurks within the sanatorium's walls, and a chance meeting with a Jewish boy named Max will blow Charles's new worldwide open.

Fic Title: Flower and Willow and Steel
Author: ilovetakahana / ninemoons42
Artist: sarlyne
X-Men Verse: Mainly XMFC, with additional characters from the comics canon
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr, Moira McTaggart, Jean Grey, Emma Frost, and original characters.
Pairing is Charles/Erik.
Rating: R for main story, NC-17 for coda
Word Count: In total about 30k
Warnings: Cross-dressing and related genderplay. Graphic depictions of violence. Mention of torture, abduction, and sexism. Discussion of familial abuse.
Summary: The hunt for international war criminals has led Erik Lehnsherr all over the world and then some, and it's gotten to the point where it's become his life. What is he to do when his list of names leads him to Japan, a culture he knows less than absolutely nothing about? Luckily he's not entirely been left to fend for himself in a strange country where the people speak a strange language and follow strange customs. Luckily he's been handed a key - except that this key is a person, and this person is carrying around even more secrets than Erik can guess.

Fic Title: The Butcher of Lowtown: A Tale from the Early History of Adaptives
Author: pookaseraph
Artist: loobeeinthesky
X-Men Verse: XMFC themed AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, background Hank/Raven
Rating: T/PG-13
Word Count: 42,000
Warnings: Non-graphic violence, period appropriate internalized homophobia, evil character death
Summary: Erik Lehnsherr has been on the trail of Herr Doktor Klaus Schmidt his entire adult life. He thinks he has finally found a lead in the person of one Doctor Charles Xavier: man of business and science, airship mogul, and expert on the adaptives who have started to proliferate in the last few dozen years. What he never expected was to find Dr. Xavier is also a philanthropist and a mutant. Together they must confront Erik's past and also face whatever emotional entanglement has started to form between him and the good Doctor.

Fic Title: Smoke and Mirrors
Author: papercutperfect
Artist: old_fiat
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, light Angel/Raven.
Rating: R
Word Count: 25,000+
Warnings: Language, sex, mention of past trauma, ableism.
Summary: When newly paralysed Charles meets Erik in a coffee shop, a fit of nerves prompts him to project himself standing without need of his wheelchair. It all backfires when Erik asks him out on a date, forcing Charles to deepen his lies and, ultimately, face his fears.

Fic Title: How to Train Your Magneto
Author: unforgotten
Artist: amindaya
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles & Erik, Professor X & Magneto
Rating: PG
Word Count: ~8000
Warnings: None
Summary: Magnetos are a rare and elusive Pokémon species. Charles has never seen one, and, despite Erik's insistence that he'll get his Magnus to evolve one of these days, he never expects to. He's about to be proven wrong. As it turns out, Magnetos are rare for a reason.... [A Pokémon AU.]

Fic Title: black and cold with the dust
Author: afrocurl
Artist: etirabys
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik; Charles/Shaw non-con
Rating: R for violence, dark themes and non-con
Word Count: 18.6K
Warnings: mentions of the following: nuclear winter, holocaust, child abuse, parent/child incest, minor character death, homophobia, internalized homophobia, racism, slavery Summary: Nuclear Winter breeds cautions amongst the US leaders. Rounding up groups of dissenters, they are set to work, to be sold into slavery for their crimes. Will a friendship between Charles and Erik survive these conditions?

Fic Title: His Butler, By His Side
Author: amindaya
Artist: tsuki_yuki
X-Men Verse: XMFC/Movie verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, vague mentions of Alex/Armando and past Hank/Raven
Rating: PG-13 for violence
Word Count: 9949
Warnings: Spoilery, but comprehensive. Demon!Erik with a dark-ish Charles to match. Inherent power inequality and therefore hints of dub-con (master/servant). Bit of classism (displayed by Charles). Spoilers for first four episodes of Black Butler. Fantasized/sexualized violence. Knifeplay overtones (shaving another person with a straight razor). UST. Anachronisms. Bit of non-sexual bondage (Charles) and references to past character deaths (Charles’ parents) and a future character death (Charles) that does not occur in the story.
Summary: Black Butler AU. Lord Earl Charles Xavier has developed a reputation for employing outcast mutants on his grand estate, but that's fine. Erik, his butler, is more than capable of defending it. His capabilities are quite numerous, in fact. One would think a man so startlingly competent had made a deal with the devil. One would almost be correct.

Fic Title: Would you really rush out for me now?
Author: ohmydarlingdear
Artist: __hibiscus
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: approx. 10,400
Warnings: implied/off-screen violence
Summary: (bodyguard AU) When Charles begins to receive anonymous death threats, Raven takes it upon herself to hire him a bodyguard. She hires Erik.

Fic Title: Learning
Author: cgf_kat
Artist: raffi
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 5,450
Warnings: some sexual content
Summary: Erik stayed, but he has doubts. Charles can walk, but it isn't always painless. Learning to adapt in more ways than one can be fun, but it isn't without its dangers.

Fic Title: Ghost in the Shell
Author: monstrousreg
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: XMFC, guest stars from around Marvel
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: +50k
Warnings: Graphic violence and sexual content, strong language, gratuitous use of Chinese (language, not a citizen).
Summary: Out in the black of space, where the only creatures whose company you can always count on are violence and death, making a living is a wager. Erik’s crew of mismatched social misfits scrapes by, toeing the line between law and crime. Normally, they prefer to stay out of the Alliance’s way, but when it comes to defending the very freedom they fought for a decade ago, they only follow one principle: when someone tries to kill you, you kill them right back.

Fic Title: Orphans of Forgetting
Author: pocky_slash
Artist: wepe
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class (movie)
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, ensemble
Rating: PG13
Word Count: ~20k
Warnings: None. For additional notes, etc., please see the actual story.
Summary: Magneto dies on a Wednesday afternoon. He's come to terms with what he's been and what he's done, but as he follows his guide through the underworld towards his final destination, he's forced to confront the figures of his past and answer the question they all have for him: if he could do it all again, would he do things differently? And even if he would, does he have it in him to trust Charles Xavier enough to get the second chance he's being offered?

Fic Title : The Runaways
Author : squilf
Artist : gogoleoo
X-Men Verse : X-Men First Class
Characters/Parings : Charles/Erik, Raven, Shaw
Rating : M (16+)
Word Count : 5,106
Warnings : References to Nazi ideology and Auschwitz. Non explicit death, tortue, homosexuality and underage sex.
Summary : Charles and Raven are a brother and sister growing up together in Nazi Germany. They are utterly unaware of all that is going on around them – until one day, everything changes. Their mother is taken away. They are determined to find her, even if that means travelling to a place far away, a place they have only heard vague whispers of – Auschwitz. But there are many things they do not understand about their world, and these are the things that hurt them the most.

Fic Title: Coming Home
Author: helens78
Artist: raffi
X-Men Verse: XMFC, crossover with "Wanted"
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier/Wesley Gibson
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 5124
Warnings: Doppleganger/Twincest, explicit.
Summary: When Wesley finds out what's been happening in Charles's life, he stops tracking down the last few members of the Fraternity and comes home. There's no way Wesley's going to let Charles risk his life without backup.

Fic Title: Come Morning
Author: nagasasu
Artist: celadonite
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: T
Word Count: 16610
Warnings: Violence, language.
Summary: Everything begins with his fall from the roof of a twelve-story building: his telepathy, the connection to the mutant community, and the dreams of a man he's never met.

2013

Fic Title: Neck
Author: Furius(Motleypatches)
Artist: Culacuuby
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma/Shaw
Rating: M (or R)
Word Count: ~35000
Warnings: violence, sex, irregular use of religion and myths
Summary: In Genosha, Erik Lehnsherr is King Sebastian's favorite commander. The arrival of Charles Xavier, a mysterious knight-errant with wild stories reminded Erik of the forest where he grew up with his mother and his oath to find the man responsible for the deaths of their family and destruction of their village. Falling in love with Charles, however, is not part of the plan. Neither is prepared for the consequences in a court where magic, love, and ambition are always entwined.

Fic Title: I Still Ain't Over You
Author: koonowa
Artist: afrocurl
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 8000

Fic Title: Another Day in Genosha
Author: kageillusionz
Artist: asix_oud
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: NC17
Word Count: 100K<
Warnings: Alpha/Beta/Omega Dynamics, Character Death(s)
Summary: An alpha/omega spin on an old classic, 'Gone with the Wind', sent in Genosha around the same era - the 1860s - with Charles as Scarlett and Erik as Rhett. This is the tale of how two mutants are caught in a war between the Brotherhood as run by powered alphafolk and the Mutant Resistance Alliance made up of the humans and beta servingfolk, and how Charles uses any means necessary to overcome every trial and tribulation that comes in his direction to save his family.

Fic Title: Thirty Years
Author: our_girlfriday
Artist: marourin
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: ~ 3650
Warnings: Minor character death, serial killers
Summary: Thirty years ago, Charles was rookie FBI agent working the case of a serial killer. Little does he know, this mysterious new killer is Erik Lensherr, the man he saved from drowning one day when he first got started.

Fic Title: Green Card
Author: dr_grlfriend
Artist: analise010
X-Men Verse: X-Movies
Characters/Pairings: Rogue/Logan
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 5060
Warnings: None
Summary: Rogue and Wolverine's marriage is the subject of investigation. Are they scheming to keep Wolverine from being deported to Canada, or is something deeper there?

Fic Title: Just A Number
Author: sunryder
Artist: analise010
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Logan/Rogue, Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 4929
Warnings: None
Summary: Logan and Rogue had been given a pile of money to hunt down Lehnsherr and Xavier. The trouble was, it was hard to kill the two people who made a school where Marie felt safe. Even harder when they were encouraging him to tell Marie how he felt.

Title: The Necessity of Sacrifice
Author: wallhaditcoming
Artist: cosmiko_ling
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 12817
Warnings: Character Death(s)
Summary: Two years ago, Charles Xavier broke the taboo surrounding human transmutation to try and bring back the girl he thought of as his sister. Now he will stop at nothing to return Hank, his brother in all but blood, to his body and to regain his own legs. Even if doing so means becoming a dog of the military, a State Alchemist. Being the Good Shepard Alchemist has its perks. Especially in his commanding officer, Colonel Erik Lehnsherr. If he could only trust Erik's motives, things might be perfect.

Fic Title: The school for scandal; or, The patron
Author: aesc
Artist: waterylt
X-Men Verse: XMFC with touches of comics-verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik; Emma Frost, Moira MacTaggert
Rating: PG-13/R
Word Count: ~21100
Warnings: dystopia; bigotry, prejudice
Summary: The Graymalkin Institute, a run-down, forgotten school in a forgotten corner of Genosha, is run by Charles Xavier, the forgotten and dispossessed heir of a disgraced and once-noble House. Years ago, he entered into an agreement with Emma Frost of the Massachusetts Academy to prevent the government from shutting down the institute, and now she's calling in her debt. The terms of the agreement: find blackmail material on the Duke of Genosha himself, Erik Lehnsherr.

Fic Title: a vision softly creeping
Author: afrocurl
Artist: shaliara
X-Men Verse: Comics mixed with First Class and Days of Future Past
Characters/Pairings: Logan; Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~5700
Warnings: children soldiers
Summary: The silent war between humans and mutants should not include children. Of that Logan was sure. Except when he found three, his axis tilted and he came face to face with a battle that he would not win alone.

Fic Title: A Prince, his Thief and an Eagle
Author: keire_ke
Artist: rohnoc
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Sebastian Shaw, Bolivar Trask
Rating: T
Word Count: ~27,000
Warnings: some violence, sexual situations between consenting minors of unspecified age (i.e. the boys are in their mid teens, orgasms happen)
Summary: Charles goes about his everyday business of scrounging for food in the markets of the Downward, until he incautiously saves a stranger from a potentially deadly confrontation with a tavern owner, which puts him on a collision course with royal marriages, deadly plots and some very nosy eagles. Loosely based on the Disney version of Aladdin.

Fic Title: A Place to Fall
Author: ikeracity
Artist: sunryder
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Raven Darkholme, Moira MacTaggert, Nick Fury, Tony Stark, Hank McCoy, Alex Summers, Sean Cassidy, William Stryker
Rating: T
Word Count: ~71,000
Warnings: Language, some violence
Summary: While being tasked to protect Charles Xavier, the annoyingly charming CEO of Xavier Pharmaceuticals, SHIELD agent Erik receives further orders to use Charles as a source of information to find and capture Professor X, the elusive leader of the renegade band of mutants called the X-Men. Of course, that's a rather difficult proposition, given that the man he's hunting is the same as the one he's trying to protect. And the fact that Erik's starting to find Charles more than a little attractive complicates everything.

Fic Title: Into The Dark
Author: sunryder
Artist: riais
X-Men Verse: First Class AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 18,346
Warnings: AU
Summary: There was a certain amount of job satisfaction to be derived from being an Angel of Death. And Erik Lehnsherr truly loved his job. However, that satisfaction meant nothing when stacked against a young telepath that Erik just couldn't seem to let go.

Fic Title: Shatter, Burn
Author: riais
Artist: sunryder
X-Men Verse: XMFC movie verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma Frost, Raven Darkholme, Sebastion Shaw, and the rest of the First Class team
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 21k
Warnings: Some psychological torture, mind manipulation, and captivity
Summary: There is a pulsing, burning force in his head, held back by years of repression and denial, of constructed barriers and walls that push back a power that isn't quite his. Heat batters his skin and the taste of ashes in his mouth lays heavy on his tongue, but it's all just as distant to him as the bird rising high in the air, its body made of fire and smoke. You can do anything, the fire says, sharp in his mind, you could be a god

Fic Title: The Weather Witch and The Demon
Author: not_who_we_are
Artist: clawfoottub
X-Men Verse: X2 and Comic
Characters/Pairings: Storm/Nightcrawler
Rating: General
Word Count: 2,800
Warnings: none
Summary: he mostly in-canon recounting of Uncanny 141 and 142 aka Days of Future Past through the POV of Storm and Nightcrawler with a lot of “faith” chatter ala X2.

Fic Title: Solo for Two
Author: nagasasu
Artist: paperstains
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma, Angel, Raven, Hank
Rating: T
Word Count: 13500
Warnings: Some profanity. If you squint, some questionable views about being gay and bisexual.
Summary: What secret is the owner of Magda's Menagerie hiding in his clockwork birds? The answer lies in a bygone summer, when two lonely boys held a connection over German books and clockwork birds. A summer that left Erik only with memories and Charles with a clockwork bird with no feet.

Fic Title: Sprich Mit Mir | Talk to Me
Author: papercutperfect
Artist: takumee
X-Men Verse: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, mentions of Raven/Hank
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 23000+
Warnings: Copious amounts of sex, some bad language, brief mentions of past child abuse.
Summary: When Charles meets Erik on a midnight train to London, it's like all of his Christmases and birthdays have come at once – until Erik opens his mouth, and reveals he cannot speak a word of English. It isn't easy to pursue a relationship with someone you need to play Pictionary with just to chat to, but with a little

Fic Title: The Mad Ones
Author: black_betty_26
Artist: Clawfoottub
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Erik/Raven (one-sided), Raven/Angel
Rating: NC17
Word Count: 18, 273
Warnings/Content: Graphic Depictions Of Violence, body horror, brief allusion to rape, holocaust memories, torture, child abuse, alcoholism (there is a happy ending, i swear)
Summary: The name Charles Xavier is written on a grave in Westchester county. Charles doesn't know about the grave, doesn't remember having a body or being afraid. He only knows the world of dreams, and of the minds of others. One day he touches the lonely thoughts of a sick boy on a boat to America, and that is the moment when everything begins to change...

Fic Title: That's enough for now
Author: anassa_anemou
Artist: chosenfire28
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Logan/Charles, mentioned Hank/Alex, Charles/Erik
Rating: M
Word Count: 8509
Warnings/Content: Graphic Depictions Of Violence, Hurt/Comfort,Surgery,ViolenceAlternate Universe - Fusion,Alternate Canon.
Summary: The mansion is attacked and Charles manages to protect the children but is captured by Stryker. His level of telepathic powers was something Stryker could never recreate and he plans to use Charles as the base for his perfect soldier. He starts the process by melding Logan's DNA with Charles to heal his legs.

Fic Title: World Revolution War
Author: ilovetakahana / ninemoons42
Artist: lady_date
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier/Erik Lehnsherr
Rating: R
Word Count: approx. 26700
Warnings: Canonical character deaths. Children with suicidal thoughts. Cross-dressing and implications of genderplay. Teenagers acting like teenagers and adults at the same time. Teenagers engaged in live-steel duels. Discussion of abusive relationships and bullying, plus one non-consensual kiss. Major age differences. Underage sex with a twist.
Summary: After being orphaned as a child, the only things left to Erik Lehnsherr are a memory of being alive and being loved, and a strange rose signet ring that had belonged to his mother. Eventually that ring leads him to a strange school, where students fight duels with live steel for a great but mysterious prize, and finds himself pulled not just toward the idea of something called World Revolution, but also into the orbit of a boy known as the Rose Groom.

Fic Title: Cannot be Contained in Words
Author: wallhaditcoming
Artist: avictoriangirl
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 43252
Warnings: Past child abuse, kidnapping, non-explicit torture
Summary: Crime syndicate head Erik Lehnsherr travels to London on business, where he meets oxford student Charles Xavier. Their liaison spawns into a years long transatlantic affair, kept apart by Erik's work and Charles' studies,which Erik chronicles in photographs. When distance ceases to be an issue after four long years, the overlap between Charles' past and Erik's work create a whole new set of complications.

Fic Title: Epoch!
Author: pangeasplits
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Sebastian Shaw, Hank McCoy, Logan Howlett, Toad
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 40,045
Warnings: dubious science, minor character death, Velociraptors
Summary: When Erik Lehnsherr decides to answer the sketchy job ad on the very last page of the Classifieds, meeting an insane billionaire who has no concept of reality and troubling memory loss is not at all what he expects. He also doesn't expect to meet Charles Xavier, who might actually be the love of his life if he could ever get around to admitting it to himself. He also doesn't expect dinosaurs, but then again, who really does these days?

Fic Title: a secret chord that pleased the lord
Author: afrocurl
Artist: waterylt
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 10.5K
Warnings: minor character death, parental neglect, self-harm
Summary: The day that Metallic Storm broke their silence, the music world stood still and waited to see what secrets the band had been holding onto for years. What they discovered were stories of lose, pain, recovery and revival.

Fic Title: Virtues and Vices
Author: amethystrose001
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: XMFC +characters from other verses
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: ~30k
Warnings: none
Summary: They say love knows no bounds. Soulmates are meant to be... Do all these legends also apply to immortal creatures, bred to fight against each other? What happens when lovers are bound with duties and honor? The leader of the Elite Seven, the highest ranking Archangel, Charles, senses a powerful Gifted on Earth, and immediately sets down to recruit her to Heaven before 'they' get a hold of her. But what happens when this seemingly simple mission brings him face to face with his old-friend-turned-nemesis, Erik, the Fallen angel, the Prince of Hell? In which, every body is hell-bent (literally) on reuniting the unrequited lovers, the pretty little girl is not what she seems to be, and with an unsuspecting human is where it all began.

Fic Title: Like Music At Night
Author: fengirl88
Artist: raffi
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 24378
Warnings: No archive warnings apply
Summary: Charles Xavier, handsome, clever, rich and a telepath, seems to have everything going for him. He's eighteen years old and just graduated from college, with a brilliant future ahead of him. But his curiosity about Emma Frost's escort agency, La Reine Blanche, leads to an encounter that turns his life upside down.

Fic Title: Field Trips Are Awesome
Author: helens78
Podfic Artist: reena_jenkins
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class, with a scattering of other mutants
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Jean Grey, Ororo Munroe, Scott Summers, Kitty Pryde, Peter Rasputin, Kurt Wagner, Angel Salvadore, Warren Worthington, Alex Summers, Armando Munoz and more!
Rating: G
Word Count: ~7000
Warnings: None!
Summary: Charles Xavier is planning a summer field trip for his students, to the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Thanks to a mis-dialed extension number, Charles leaves his booking info with the wrong person....and a serendipitous visit to The Best Museum In The World ensues.

Fic Title: Promises to Keep
Author: our_girlfriday
Artist: marourin
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles
Rating: R
Word Count: 7,740
Warnings: Character Death
Summary: As a child Charles unknowingly made a pact with an entity in the forest for protection against his abusive step father and brother. Ten years later the entity has returned.

Fic Title: All About Love
Author: treasureleisure
Artist: kath_ballantyne
X-Men Verse: XMFC AU
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Erik/Others
Rating: R
Word Count: 20k
Warnings: None
Summary: He wants a comfortable night, enough money to last him a while, and a distraction from the grueling monotony of his life on the streets. But the kind man in the alleyway gives Erik something he needs the most; something he never thought he could ever obtain.

Fic Title: A Westchester Mutant In A Mediaeval Castle
Author: oonaseckar
Artist: cosmiko_ling
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Emma/Shaw
Rating: R
Word Count: 33k approximately.
Warnings: Character death.
Summary: Modern day Charles (somehow) travels back to medieval time where he meets Erik.

Fic Title: Xavier's School For Exceptional Mers
Author: helens78
Artist: chibifukurou
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, with appearances from Wanda Maximoff, Pietro Maximoff, Jean Grey, Scott Summers, Alex Summers, Armando Muñoz, Sean Cassidy, Ororo Munroe, Kurt Wagner, Emma Frost, Angel Salvadore, Kitty Pryde, Logan, and Moira MacTaggert
Rating: G
Word Count: ~15,000
Warnings: None!
Summary: When Erik Lehnsherr sends his twins to Xavier's School For Exceptional Mers, he's expecting them to get a quality education. But he's not expecting to enjoy his conversations with the schoolmaster quite so much... and he certainly isn't expecting his beautiful merchildren to encounter any humans.

Fic Title: We're All Different Now
Author: scottxlogan
Artist: fullmoon02
X-Men Verse: MovieVerse
Characters/Pairings: Scott/Logan
Rating: M
Word Count: 23178
Warnings: Slash pairing, Some adult language
Summary: When a mysterious woman from the future enlists Logan's help to change the past by saving Charles Xavier's life, Logan finds himself back in time at a pivotal place in time. With his mission to save Charles in mind Logan finds himself distracted by his feelings for Scott Summers, a man he loved and lost years before Logan was given a second chance to make things right. Armed with the mission to change only the fate of Charles and nothing else, Logan is torn between doing what was asked of him and following his heart to find a way to make things right with the one man he'd been forced to face a lifetime without the first time around. Will the second time around prove to be a means of repairing the damage that was done or will Scott and Logan's ill-fated romance repeat the same pattern with disastrous consequences?

Fic Title: We Are The Law
Author: Not_who_we_are
Artist: Elsian
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 6578
Warnings: Violence
Summary: Hellfire Club is a scourge on Snow Valley. They will wipe the slate clean.They will kill Emma Frost. Judge. Jury. And executioners.

2015

Fic Title: Ma Chérie Amour
Author: kageillusionz
Artist: scarabsethart
X-Men Verse: Movie Verse
Characters/Pairings: Remy/Marie, Kitty/Piotr
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 14 611
Warnings: N/A
Summary: Marie is a self-made artist living in the city of New York. One of her best friends is getting married soon. In the midst of all the wedding preparations, she finally meets her neighbour who insists on taking her out for drinks. Will she, or won't she, find true love? And who is this mysterious lady that she meets? [A What's Your Number AU]

Fic Title: The Immortal Heart
Author: riais
Artist: Brilcrist
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Raven, Hank, Shaw, Logan
Rating: PG
Word Count: +7000
Warnings: Some violence
Summary: When Prince Erik encounters a stranger in shock on the edges of the forest, he offers his home as shelter, intrigued. Erik is so entranced by the stranger's presence that he devotes his time to wooing said stranger, though often rebuffed. He's more isolated than he thinks in this empty castle, and there's something about his new guest that is more than human. What exactly is so compelling about Charles, Erik hasn't a clue. What he also doesn't know is that this may be the end of a journey for his stranger and the companions he travels with, but it is only the beginning for Erik's own future once his guests have found what they are searching for. (Based on Peter S. Beagle's The Last Unicorn)

Fic Title: Walking on Shattered Glass
Author: tardisflower
Artist: elsian
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Erik, Charles, Sebastian Shaw, Raven, Angel, Emma Frost, Janos, Azazel.
Rating: Mature
Word Count: 9181
Warnings: Major Character Injury, Minor Character Loss, Some
Descriptions of Violence
Summary: Erik kept his powers a complete secret from everyone he ever knew, and it worked out well. He landed a nice job, lived in a modest apartment, and even managed to find a boyfriend. But it all changed when his mother was shot on her way home from work one night and everything turns upside down. Now, Erik dons a mask and the name Magneto at night, vowing not to stop roaming the streets of New York until his mother's killer is dead. But hunting the killer might cost more than he had originally bargained for.

Fic Title: A September as Sunny as Spring
Author: ikeracity & black_betty26
Artist: keire_ke
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr, Emma Frost, Raven Darkholme, Sebastian Shaw
Rating: T
Word Count: 15631
Warnings: N/A
Summary: Charles Xavier was part of a famous vaudeville act before an accident cost him his career and his ability to walk. He's pulled together a new life as a musician in Hollywood, but is finding it difficult to navigate his feelings for his old friend and partner, Erik Lehnsherr, the most sought after matinee idol of their generation. Famous film duo Frost and Lehnsherr are two of the most well-known and admired mutants in the public eye, having built their fame and fortune on silent film blockbusters.When the rise of the new "talking pictures" phenomenon threatens all their careers, they must band together to try to prove that their days of stardom are far from over.

Fic Title: Arms I'd Never Use
Author: anselm0
Artist: alby_mangroves
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 39,800+
Warnings: N/A
Summary: “We’re both disasters,” Erik states quietly. “In all likelihood, this will end in disaster.” “You love me,” Charles says simply, “as much as I love you. That has to count for something.” It doesn't end on the beach in Cuba, but that doesn't mean it's going to be easy as Erik tries to repair his relationship with Charles.

Fic Title: the coldest calm falls through molten veins
Author: afrocurl
Artist: riais
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles, Erik, Emma; one-sided Charles/Erik, one-sided Emma/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: ~4000
Warnings: Dubious Consent, "Underage"
Summary: Charles heard rumors that made him more than curious about the sexual fantasies of Lady Emma Frost, daughter of King Frost. What he discovered was more than he bargained for and more than he imagined possible.

Fic Title: The Robber Barons
Author: alernun
Artist: ginogollum
X-Men Verse: X-Men Movieverse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik + Background Raven/Logan, Klaus Schmidt/Emma Frost
Rating: R
Word Count: 30789
Warnings: Graphic Depictions Of Violence; Major Character Death; Period Appropriate Homophobia,Racism and Anti-semitism; Drug Use; References to Past Child Abuse;
Summary: London, 1811. Kurt Marko, desperate and in debt, blackmails Charles into stealing a diamond necklace from a notorious weapons dealer, using his knowledge of his stepson's homosexuality as leverage. The job sends Charles down a path of crime, tragedy, and ardent passion, into the arms of an ambitious railroad tycoon from Berlin with a lot to prove.

Fic Title: Cocktail Politics and Obscure Details
Author: afrocurl
Artist: avictoriangirl
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles, Hank, Erik, Raven, Moira; Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~5000
Warnings: Crack?
Summary: Charles hates that his day consists of both Hank's overeager extra lab work and a visit from Emma's colleague who always drives him nuts. Only his day gets much much worse.

Fic Title: Roads Are Uneven (When You're Down)
Author: Coucourfeyrac
Artist: sorujaa
X-Men Verse: Mostly XMFC with a bit of the Marvel-616 & the original movieverse mixed in
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik + Background Irene/Raven & Alex/Darwin (plus some hints of Moira/Sean)
Rating: Teen
Word Count: 14,480
Warnings: Blindness, PTSD, Panic/Anxiety attacks
Summary/Prompt: Charles is blind and needs someone to give his guide dog the attention it deserves while he struggles through the last weeks of working on his thesis/grading assignments during final etc. Luckily, his friend Moira knows just the right person. Enters Erik, who's not that happy to be on dog walking duty, but he did owe Moira a favor, so...

Fic Title: Dragon's Blood
Author: sophia_bee
Artist: karon_chan
X-Men Verse: X-Men
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: ~46,000
Warnings: a wee bit of incest
Summary: Ser Charles is a humble knight of the Kingdom of Lehnshire, ward of Durwyn Darkholme, and adopted brother of Lady Raven Darkholme. One fateful day he slays the dragon that has been terrorizing the kingdom and gains the attention of King Erik, the Black King. They begin a passionate love affair. Raven has always enjoyed an exceptionally close relationship with her brother. She conspires to marry King Erik in order to remain close to Charles, to give King Erik the Queen and heir he needs and to allow Charles and the King to continue their affair. Everyone finds themselves torn between love and loyalty.

Fic Title: Stars are only visible in Darkness
Author: ximeria
Artist: Shigtopia
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class/Days of Future Past
Characters/Pairings: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier
Rating: Mature
Word Count: 17,600
Warnings: None
Summary: Charles allows himself to think he can have his school after the sentinel debacle on the lawn of the White House. How wrong he is. And how wrong he is to think he can truly trust anyone.

Fic Title: Turn This Up
Artist: imera
Author: agenttrojie
X-Men Verse: X Men (original film trilogy)
Characters/Pairings: Bobby Drake/John Allerdyce
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 7134
Warnings: Inaccurate portrayal of dance schools.
Summary: The pupils at Xavier's School for Gifted Dancers get assigned dance partners for a senior project. It's supposed to give them a challenge. Bobby Drake gets, in this order, a detention, Rihanna, an argument, drunk, Nine Inch Nails, and laid. In short, Bobby Drake gets John Allerdyce. The word 'challenge' is an understatement.

Fic Title: True Love's Kiss
Author: butterynutjob
Artist: avictoriangirl
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Erik/Charles, Erik/Shaw, Erik, Charles, Shaw, Raven, Hank, Alex, Angel, Sean, Moira
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 41,347
Warnings: Underage, Graphic Violence
Summary: Erik and his brothers are orphaned fairy children living in the magic land of Genosha when Erik is betrayed and maimed by the human boy he thought cared about him. After the boy is crowned king of neighboring Westchester, Erik has his revenge by cursing the king’s son, Prince Charles, but after 15 years he discovers that he cares about the boy a little too much. (Pastiche with Disney’s Maleficent.)

Fic Title: And The Band Is (Somehow) Still Playing
Author: fleuraelis
Artist: cheezybananaz
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 16,551
Warnings: BDSM elements, lack of negotiation, rough angry sex.
Summary: This is a story of boy meets boy. The boy, Erik Lehnsherr, believes that his marching band is the shite. The other boy, Charles Xavier, shares this belief, but without the three-letter article. Erik meets Charles in November. He knows almost immediately he is an utter bastard who deserves a fist to the face. And, maybe, also who he has (not) been searching for.

Fic Title: introspect
Author: skylights
Artist: luna2k
X-Men Verse: Movie 'verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: T
Word Count: 26k
Warnings: Descriptions of graphic violence
Summary: Charles has run this con before. The long con, Hank likes to call it, even though Charles still sometimes tries to think of con as being the shortened form of confession. After all, isn't truth one of the most solid bases to build a lie on? Because there is always some semblance of truth here, in the tangents and fragments, Charles never straying too far from the set narrative. This is a dream. This is a choice. This is you, with your memories weighing you down.

Fic Title: Love in a Coffee Cup
Author: nostalgickitty
Artist: pandamani
X-Men Verse: X-Men First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr, Raven Darkholme, Emma Frost, Angle Salvadore, Alex Summers; Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: ~10,000
Warnings: Mentions of abortion
Summary: Erik's coffee shop remains busy, but something is missing in his life. That is, until Charles Xavier shows up. Erik's flirting attempts all fall flat. But a fight between Charles and his sister Raven may bring them closer together than ever. ANOTHER coffee shop AU, with some added drama.

Fic Title: Haunt
Author: drizzlydaze
Artist: rohnoc
X-Men Verse: Movie 'verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: T
Word Count: 20k
Warnings: Descriptions of graphic violence?
Summary: On the trail of his missing sister, private detective Charles Xavier comes to the small town of Lockheed. It's just his luck when the murders begin and he finds himself embroiled in a mystery fifty years past. People say it's the ghosts of Grey House come back for revenge, but as Charles knows, there's no such things as ghosts.

Fic Title: Guided
Author: bad_peppermint
Artist: shadowkatz
X-Men Verse: Movie'verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles&Erik friendship (Charles/Logan)
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 18k
Warnings: Modern AU, animal transformation, blind character
Summary: Charles - telepath, youngest tenured Columbia professor of all time, blind - is very happy with his life. Or he was, until someone turned his guide dog into a man.

Fic Title: Mr. Charles Xavier, Travelling
Author: bad_peppermint
Artist: cheezybananaz
X-Men Verse: Movie'verse
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik, Charles/MCs, Erik/Emma
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 16k
Warnings: AU. Substance abuse, period-typical homophobia, mutant-phobia, adultery
Summary: Erik knows what he wants: revenge on Shaw. It's all he's wanted since the camps, and now that he's so close, not even his obnoxious socialite neighbor is going to keep him from it.

Fic Title: The Horseman of the Hollow
Author: arcapelago
Artist: lady_date
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 22933
Warnings: morbid themes
Summary: Charles Xavier hopes to start a quiet life of reason as schoolmaster of Sleepy Hollow, but a dangerous apparition turns that plan on its head.

Fic Title: Of the Night
Author: resistsanctuary
Artist: lelouchslove
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: Mature
Word Count: 64,000
Warnings: Some violence, minor character death
Summary: From a young age, Charles hasn't been like most fairies. His curiosity for what lies beyond the walls of the garden sets him apart from the other children, but also means he finds friends in the unlikeliest of creatures - humans, the one thing every fae child is told to fear most. But then the day comes where he goes over the walls, and it is there that he falls in love with a boy named Erik, that he learns the tragedy of a fairy's love that can never be returned and discovers the truth of the curse that plagues their town. Because there is magic in the world, but also darkness, and no amount of years can change a fairy's heart.

Fic Title: Where Words Wane
Author: elenothar
Artist: alby_mangroves
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 7300+
Warnings: N/A
Summary: All Erik wants is to get this miserable trip over and appease Emma. Why she'd want to go to a park of all places is beyond him, but at least this is (probably) not going to end up as embarrassing as the last time she'd got it into her head that Erik needs to get out more. He didn't expect Charles, with his beautiful music and dancing birds and a gift that can set a whole park alight without him even trying.

Fic Title: If You Loved Me
Author: kalinda_99
Artist: spacealtie
X-Men Verse: DoFP Canon Divergent AU
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik. Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr, Hank McCoy, Raven/Mystique
Rating: R
Word Count: 32,565
Warnings: Drug use, needles, depression, Holocaust references, Vietnam War references, a bit of violence and non-explicit sexual content.
Summary: Having escaped from prison, Erik returns to the mansion to find Charles at his lowest point, and is confronted with the guilt of what his actions in Cuba did to his friend, and the contempt he feels at Charles for giving up as much as he has.

Fic Title: This Wheel's On Fire
Author: ladyc03
Artist: alby_mangroves
X-Men Verse: XMFC
Characters/Pairings: Charles/Erik
Rating: Explicit
Word Count: 15,824
Summary: Woodstock, 1969. Charles, a Vietnam veteran who uses drugs and isolation to cope with his PTSD, is there to have a groovy time and keep the outside world at bay for just a little longer. Erik, leader of a radical mutant activist group, is there to recruit in preparation for his biggest and most public protest yet. Sparks fly when they meet, but is there any chance of a future for two people with such different goals?

Fic Title: Stages of Grief
Author: sophia_bee
Artist: nostalgickitty
X-Men Verse: X-Men Movieverse
Rating: mature (for theme of death, mild self-hurt)
Word Count: ~4700
Summary: Charles thought the worst day of his life was when Erik walked away. He was wrong. The worst day of his life is the day Erik returns to tell him that his sister is dead.

Fic Title: the question of the quest
Author: afrocurl
Artist: pallorsomnium
X-Men Verse: X-Men: First Class
Characters/Pairings: Erik, Alex, Shaw, Charles, First Class Main Characters; Charles/Erik
Rating: R
Word Count: 12310
Warnings: Dubious Consent
Summary: Quests have long been required of the royal family in Genosha to prove their worth to the people. Young Prince Alex's quest, however, is not just a test of his spirit, but that of his trusted guard, Erik. What will happen when Erik's personal desires conflict with the solemn oath he gave first King, King Christopher?

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