Agents of SHIELD Gen Recs

Hello, fanfic readers!

Welcome to the second week of Gen May, where we put romance aside to focus on other type of relationships, like friendship and family. We asked you on Twitter and you chose MARVEL’s Agents of SHIELD.

Next week we will do an anime special, so make sure to send us your favorites!


By: Book_freak
Summary: Skye develops a new ability she can’t quite control, but May is there to catch her when she falls.
Rating: General Audiences – F/M, Gen – Telepathy, Female Friendship
Words: 4,798


By: msdevindanielle
Summary: Sometimes things have a way of coming full circle. Or, a FitzSimmons origin story, told from both perspectives. Present-day events set in between A Fractured House and The Writing on the Wall.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Hurt/Comfort, Friendship, Origin Story, Academy Era
Words: 35,830

storms and sunrises

By: hoosierbitch
SummaryCoulson is pale and his skin sags in a way that a live man’s shouldn’t. When she holds his hand she can feel the muscle, completely limp, and the bone underneath. Melinda hasn’t cried since the Helicarrier started to turn her world off its axis, but Fury’s got a hand over his eye now, and she thinks his shoulders are shaking. Fury had been Phil’s CO. Phil might have been his first student. Definitely his oldest friend. She thinks Fury might be lonelier than she is. “Sir, I’ll take the mission. I’ll take care of him.”
Rating: Not Rated – Gen – Loneliness, Friendship, Trust, Team Dynamics, Honesty
Words: 4,949


By: Book_freak
SummarySkye has broken her arm and is hooked up to a morphine drip. She ends up admitting something that May didn’t expect.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Female Friendship, Morphine, confessions
Words: 1,971

Never Have I Ever

By: Anytha
Summary: Or when Skye and Ward learn that FitzSimmons have a high alcohol tolerance. A night on the Bus makes the younger members of the Team bond, have fun and learn a bit more of each other. Prompt #10 Drink
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen, F/M – Fluff, Friendship, Drinking Games, Team Bonding


By: Frea_O
Summary: Most agents assumed you’d find the Cavalry at a bar. Maria Hill knew better.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Art appreciation, Surveillance, Female Friendship, Museums, Mentors
Words: 834


By: Book_freak
Summary: Skye finds May packing a bag and gets the wrong idea. May decides to have a cup of tea with her student and finds out another side-effect of Skye’s powers.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Post-SOS, Female Friendships, Fluff
Words: 2,656

Going Back In Black

By: Crazy4Orcas
Summary: A quick conversation between friends.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Friendship
Words: 696


By: Book_freak
Summary: Fitz, Simmons and Skye each learn to look at May another way, and not in the ways they would expect.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Friendship, Family
Words: 696

we can be scared together

By: marvelthismarvelthat
Summary: A simple mission goes south, leaving a member of the team shot and another fearing for their own life.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – Team as Family, Female Friendship
Words: 3226

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