FANFIC FRIDAY: Orphan Black Gen Recs

Orphan Black gen recs

Hello, fanfic readers!

Today we begin the first week of Gen May, where we will be putting romantic pairings aside to focus on stories featuring other relationships such as family and friendship. We asked you on Twitter and you chose to start the month with Orphan Black.

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But, for now, enjoy these 10 Orphan Black gen recs featuring Clone Club!

The Most Convenient Definitions

By: novel_concept26
Summary: A fill for the following: Could you do a Clone Club/Breakfast Club AU please??
Rating: General Audiences – Gen
Words: 6,589

Do You Do Hugs? 

By: assassinslover
Summary: Sarah’s face flipped into a confused frown. “What do you want?” she asked. “A hug?” she asked. Sarah almost snorted with laughter, but managed to contain it and poorly disguise it as a cough at the last second. “Yeah, I don’t do hugs,” Sarah replied. Helena tilted her head more, waggling her arms lightly.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen
Words: 993

you gotta go there to come back

By: radiophile
SummarySarah leaves; Felix waits.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – Adopted Sibling Relationship, Character Study, Pre-Canon
Words: 2,445

Born to Die

By: scifiunicorn
Summary: There are few times when Paul loses control. Watching Sarah tortured right in front of him is one of those times.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – M/F – Angst, Hurt/Comfort, Character Exploration, Backstory, PTSD, Torture, Graphic Depictions of Violence
Words: 805

Spoil the Child

By: cat_77
Summary: Helena was a child beneath her mountain of crazy, and the rod should be spared.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – Corporal Punishment, References to Child Abuse, Self-Harm
Words: 1,948

Love Kisses

By: crieshavoc
Summary: Helena pov prompt: Helena overreacts after seeing Sarah and Cosima kiss for the first time.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – F/F, Gen – Helena’s POV, Canon Compliant
Words: 1,051

greeks in the age of rome (Crossover with MARVEL’s Captain America)

By: steelplatedhearts
Summary: The tension drains out of Bucky’s frame, but Steve narrows his eyes. “He can make his own decisions, Helena.” Helena folds her arms and sticks out her chin, invading Steve’s space. “Well, he doesn’t like to,” she says. “He likes getting instructions. And if you instruct him to order earl grey tea with a little bit of honey, he’ll drink it all, because he likes this.” She backs down and turns to Bucky. “Tell the nice woman you want a large earl grey tea with honey.” “Thank you,” Bucky says, and Helena shoots Steve a triumphant look.
Rating: Not Rated – Gen – Crossover
Words: 2,893


By: novel_concept26
SummaryA combined prompt fill, in which Alison babysits, Helena exhibits the finer points of cheating her ass off, and Kira is probably more adult than the two of them combined.
Rating: General Audiences – Gen
Words: 3,001

A Cup of Good Cheer

By: Quettaser
Summary: “Why does an elementary school even need seven backdrop changes? What are we, the Phantom of the Opera?” Based on the sketches that Alison had been given, only the simplest backdrop had been finished, leaving six splotchy monstrosities for her to deal with over the weekend. She needed help. Desperately.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen – Friendship, Holidays
Words: 1,702

no blood between us (but i’d shed some for you)

By: sceptick
Summary: “No more fucking fighting, Sarah, I mean it. Mrs. S threatened to send you off to Catholic school if you got expelled one more time. You want to wear a uniform?”
Rating: General Audiences – Gen – Pre-Series, High School, Adopted Sibling Relationship, Homophobia
Words: 1,251

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