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FAN FIC RECS: Star Trek: AOS

A selection of assorted fanfics encompassing the entirety of Star Trek: The Alternate Original Series, arranged by appropriate ship. Suggestions for additions are always welcome.


Gen / Pre-Slash

Mijan's Academy Series by mijan:

  • Convergence: Christopher Pike wasn't supposed to be in Iowa, but there he was, weighing his future against scales that would never balance. Jim Kirk had given up on his future long ago. Leonard McCoy's past had been pulled out from underneath him, and he was ready to let his future go with it. Paths converge in the least likely places as three people realize that their futures are what they make of them.

  • And All The King's Men: "How many times can you patch up something before you realize that it's too fucking broken to fix, Bones?" When a training simulation uncovers something that Cadet Jim Kirk was never meant to remember, it breaks him. Leonard McCoy can't sit by and watch Jim crumble. When asked what he's willing to do to get the old Jim back, Leonard has only one answer. "Anything." (*)

  • Crossfire: Jim Kirk and Leonard McCoy are on top of the world at the academy until it all comes crashing down around them. Trapped in their own mystery of politics, sabotage, and possible murder, it quickly becomes impossible to know who to trust. Worse, Jim might still be a target. With a dangerous criminal on the loose and Academy leadership not doing enough, Jim and Bones have to get their lives back together and find out what happened... before it happens again.

  • The Needs of the Few: As cadets on a summer internship, Kirk and McCoy are supposed to keep their eyes open and their mouths shut. As far as Bones is concerned, that’s just plain wrong on Jim Kirk, but Jim seems determined to follow orders and fall in line for a change. After all, they’ve both seen enough trouble in two years at the Academy, and this is the Peace Mission of Axanar. However, when a mystery starts to weave itself around the mission, and the senior officers don’t seem interested in investigating, how far can Kirk and McCoy let it go?


Western Skies by anruiukimi:

  • Under An Atomic Sky: Chris Pike gets a very odd call from an old friend in the middle of the night, and his life is never the same...

  • Where Men Can't Walk: Where Jim is not lonely, he likes the peace and quiet of the desert, and he wishes certain people would just shut up about it already.

  • Or Freely Talk: Jonathan Archer isn't a doctor by any means; but as he has found out many times during his career, sometimes you just have to rise to the challenge. Caffeine usually helps. Also could be called: Where John is a monologuing old man, but really, can you blame him?

  • At His Father's Right Hand: Chris is generally of the opinion that he is pretty damned good at what he does, hell, Starfleet even agrees with him. But captaining a starship and raising a genius son who just happens to have wings are entirely two different things, as reality has enforced on multiple occasions. Also could be called: Chris tries to be a good dad. Really, he does.

  • In Search of Experience: Jim has issues. He knows this. People without issues don't generally get into bar brawls just to get their head to calm down. They also aren't completely paranoid over people trying to get into their pants. Honestly...he's just getting really tired of secrets. Could also be called: Jim might be a bit in love. He may take awhile to figure this out, though.

  • Looking for One Good Man: Len was once a plain old country doctor, not so long ago. He hasn't quite figured out how ended up basically courting an angel, ending up in space, and becoming a hero, but at least one of the three isn't so bad. He thought he had lost most of his family when he left Georgia, but he may have just found a new one when he wasn't looking. (WiP, possibly abandoned)

Graduate Vulcan for Fun and Profit by suppi-chan: It really does take a village to raise a Jim.

Jim Kirk / Leonard McCoy

Tread Softly by fishspots: Inception!AU. After losing his father and his medical license in a cruel twist of fate, McCoy is approached by a mysterious character dressed in a sharp suit. From there, he falls down a rabbit hole filled with subconscious thievery, intricate secrets, and an infuriating forger. (*)

Working Title: Enterprise by fishspots: '“Kirk, this here is the supporting male lead, Leonard McCoy. He’ll be playing the medic, Bones.” McCoy slips off his shades, pulls down his hood, and flashes a wide, sarcastic grin. Jim doesn’t realize it then, but that’s the exact moment his life goes to shit.'

Life is Not a Movie or Maybe by jih: From Variety, June 2008: Pavel Chekov ("Charlie X") and Gaila ("Bread and Circuses") have joined the cast of small budget drama "That Which Survives," funded by Fleet's indie arm Academy and supervised by Nyota Uhura.The debut feature from longtime script doctor Leonard McCoy, former show runner on sitcom "Three to Tango," centers on a college student coping with his father's terminal cancer. Chekov plays the son, Gaila the nurse. The father is yet to be cast. Also attached are director James T. Kirk and producer Spock, the team behind the blockbuster spy-girl franchise starring Carol Marcus, the latest of which, "A Taste of Armageddon," opened last month.(A modern-day Hollywood AU.)

Common Grounds by caitri: Modern day AU. Leonard McCoy tries online dating. A story of coffee, printing, and the Internet. (*)

Once Shot, Twice Shy by caitri: Bones said his wife took the whole damn planet in the divorce. That turns out to mean a whole lot more than Jim Kirk ever expected.

Subject and Degree / Build In Sonnets 'verse by caitri:

  • Subject and Degree: Modern day AU. Leonard McCoy enrolls in Professor Kirk’s Seminar on Metaphysical Poets. The class isn’t what he’s expecting, in a number of ways.

  • Build in Sonnets: You can’t always go home again. Or, sometimes, you can.

Message Waiting! by caitri: When Jim and Leonard are given separate assignments, neither of them are thrilled. Jim in particular has a bad plan to fix it, if he can only get Leonard to agree… (*)

Switch by ceres_libera: The life and times of Leonard H. McCoy MD/PhD … If Leonard McCoy's life could get any fucking weirder, it would be … Jesus, he didn't even want to think what that could possibly mean, because it's already been too fucking weird to make any kind of rational sense.

The Basics of Primary Ed 'verse by caera1996:

  • The Basics of Primary Ed: Dr. Leonard McCoy moves his life and his daughter across the country to San Francisco for a job opportunity that will allow him to pursue his research and raise Joanna. Fully immersed in his life as a single father, he’s not looking for, nor expecting, the interest and attention from his daughter’s kindergarten teacher, Jim Kirk. Jim offers Leonard a connection he’d been missing, and helps Joanna realize her potential. Together, they learn more about themselves and each other, developing and changing personally and as a couple, and over the course of the beginning of their relationship, their concept of “family” evolves.

  • Learning as We Go: Leonard and Jim continue to grow as a couple, as each learns to entrust the other with more of himself, both physically and emotionally. Leonard, Jim and Joanna grow as a family as they deal with the prejudices of people within their family and without, and as they settle into a family life, through holidays, vacations, job changes, school, and health issues, they grow stronger with the support they get from each other.

In the Event of an Accidental Marriage, Please Fill Out Form 27b-6 by toastfic: What it says on the tin.

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder by laughter_now: Why ever would Leonard want a boring day with nothing worse but a case of the sniffles to treat, when he could crawl through the maintenance shafts of a space station filled with Klingons instead? It's an odd chain of events that lead him to this point, but when push comes to shove (and Klingons come knocking), someone's gotta take charge and make sure they all survive until help arrives.

A Kiss Between Friends by DB2020: With the unexpected arrival of Bones' ex-wife, Kirk realizes he's not the only person vying for the doctor's attention. A prank kiss reveals hidden desires and tests the boundaries of their friendship. (*)

Jim Kirk / Spock

Don't Stop Believing by KianSpo: Spock-centric action/romance novel within Reboot-canon. Slow-building Pike/Spock, progressing to slow-building Kirk/Spock as main pairing. From first love to the love of his life and everything in between. Ad astra per aspera. (WiP, possibly abandoned)