Welcome to Fanfic Friday, today we celebrate Luke Cage. You know, the indestructible black man from Netflix’s hit show, Luke Cage? Yeah, that dude. Today we will be celebrating Luke Cage with 10 fic recs that are multifandom and multi-universe.

Some of these take place in the MCU, some of them after Defenders and some of them just in the midst of everything MCU/Marvel Television. Let’s hop right into the Luke Cage fic recs!

1. Luke Cage: Homecoming

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Summary: Luke gets released from prison only to find Jessica Jones passed out in Pop’s Barbershop. Awkward conversation then follows…
Rating: Teen+
Words: 1191

2. Luke Cage: Not Your Racial Ambassador

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Summary: What does a black superhero in New York in an interracial relationship think about all the white people he has to deal with?
Rating: Teen +
Words: 796

3. There Was An Idea or The Initiative

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Summary: Tony is brought to the realization after a conversation with Peter. His real problem wasn’t with the Accords. It was personal. But the world still needs the Avengers. And other heroes are popping up all the time. The visions haven’t left his mind or Thor’s warning. The Avengers need to be back. Together. It’s time to recruit and expand with vigilantes like Quake, Daredevil, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones. It’s time to train the next generation. To put their minds together and pool all their resources.
Rating: General
Words: 45750

4. Not Looking for Super Friends, Found them Anyway

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Summary: After Midland Circle collapses some people aren’t ready to put up with Matt Murdock’s self-sacrificing and stupidity. The four heroes paths aren’t parting yet as each of them deal with the aftermath. Danny’s not ready to give up on a friendship. Luke’s just not ready to give up on people. Matt’s a bit too unconscious to care and Jessica just doesn’t care. Period. Somehow they’ll all keep being pulled together. By the fates, or their friends. Speaking of which, does everyone know Claire?
Rating: Teen +
Words: 13300

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5. Avengers: Alliance

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Summary: There was an idea. The idea was to bring together a group of remarkable people, see if they could become something more. See if they could work together when we needed them to, to fight the battles we never could. To protect and defend the world from all threats. The world teetered on the brink of anarchy. Within the chaos, a dark and dangerous threat emerges. (Post CW.)
Rating: Mature
Words: 27537

6. Meanwhile on the Street

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Summary: What happens to everyone else? The ones who didn’t know anything except what they saw on the news?
Rating: Teen +
Words: 1170

7. Keeping Together

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Summary: They thought they were forming a team. None of them realized that it would turn into so much more. AKA: Welcome to the Defenders Mental Health Support Group.
Rating: Teen +
Words: 70856

8. Angel and the Devil

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Summary: Takes place after the events of the Defenders series: Matt Murdock wakes up in pain. He doesn’t remember much, besides having a building fell down on him. How long has he been in the monestary? Why is one of the nuns so interested in him? And who is the mystery girl who has been taking care of him? Matt has a lot of questions, and meanwhile his friends are looking for answers too. During his recovery, Matt and his friends will come across more secrets and special individuals. And not all will turn out to be friendly…
Rating: Not Rated
Words: 16878

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9. For diamonds do appear to be, just like broken glass to me

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Summary: The multiverse is a theory, hypothetical as it may be, that suggests the existence of an infinite number of universes that, together, comprise everything that exists. Space, time, matter, energy, everything. If this theory is to be believed, then it’s possible that several forms of the same person can be living vastly different lives. Lives they’re not even aware of.
Rating: General
Words: 2832

10. How to Win Super Friends and Influence Villains

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Summary: Luke knew Danny meant well when he tried to convince them all that teaming up was their best option, and in the end, it definitely seemed so. But in the moment he just wanted to roll his eyes at the guy, and Jessica just wanted to punch him in his face. After the events at Midland Circle, and minus one vigilante, the other Defenders try to move on with their lives, on their separate paths. It’s only a matter of time before those paths intersect, again.
Rating: Teen +
Words: 7347


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