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FANFIC FRIDAY: 10 The Flash Gen Fic Recs

The Flash Gen fic recs

Hello, fanfic readers!

The CW’s DC shows are finally coming back from hiatus next week! One of the most hyped up has been The Flash and all of its wibbly-wobbly time-wimey stuff. If you can’t contain your excitement for January 24th, here’s some The Flash Gen fic recs to satisfy your thirst in the meantime!


Worlds Apart

By: SilverGlimmers
Summary: When Barry closes the singularity he ends up in a whole new universe. Barry must deal with alternate versions of Iris, Oliver, Harrison and even himself if he wants to make it home. Back in Central City, Iris and the others try to hold the city together without him as they try to come to terms with the events of the season 1 finale.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – F/M, Gen – Action/Adventure, Romance, Grief/Mourning, Angst with a Happy Ending, Canon-Typical Violence
Words: 161,838

Nine Times Joe Cared for Barry and the One Time Barry Cared for Joe

By: erynion
Summary: Series of oneshots that explore the relationship between Barry Allen and Detective Joe West and how much they care about each other. No slash. Pre-series.
Rating: Fiction T – Family
Words: 34,132

To the Rescue

By: Crazedtroll
Summary: Team Flash is still trying to get used to changes caused by the singularity when an old friend comes to them for help.
Rating: Fiction T
Words: 17,409

Red

By: heartsdesire456
Summary: It was only Barry’s super speed that prevented the coffees in his hand from hitting the floor when he got back to their table at Jitters, where Cisco and Caitlin were waiting for him with Iris, and saw the last person he ever expected to see standing there.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen, M/M – Pre-Slash, Flirting, Homophobia, Past Child Abuse, Non-Graphic Violence, Age Difference, Not Canon Compliant
Words: 4,364

5 Times Barry Cuaght Len Doing Good Things and 1 Time The Whole World Saw

By: heartsdesire456
Summary: Leonard Snart is not a good guy, damn it, and he would appreciate Barry Allen stopping insisting that he is.
Rating: Teen and Up Audiences – Gen, M/M – Humor, Canon-Typical Violence, Flirting, Homophobic Language, Non-Consensual Drug Use
Words: 8,710

Hostage Situation

By: Bumblebee’sGuardian
Summary: Looking to build up their arsenal, Captain Cold and Heatwave take Barry hostage to force Cisco to work for them. Unfortunately, Eddie is captured with Barry, leaving the two to work out their differences in captivity while Cisco and the police work to free them. But with the truth out, the Reverse Flash may be the only hope the duo have for making it out alive.
Rating: Fiction T – Drama
Words: 38,396

Flight Risk

By: nirejseki
Summary: When Henry Allen is brought into Iron Heights for the first time, Leonard Snart is twenty-two years old, sick of his cellmate, and bored half to death.
Rating: Not Rated – Gen, M/M – AU-Differest First Meeting, Joe Wes’s A+ Parenting, Pre-Slash
Words: 4,953

Rich Man’s World

By: nirejseki
Summary: Everyone knows that money makes the world go round – and Leonard Snart, full-time thief and part-time accountant, is going to personally kill the guy who just inherited STAR Labs if he doesn’t sign his goddamn tax returns already.
Rating: Not Rated – Gen, M/M – AU-Canon Divergence, Accounting
Words: 5,063

Welcome to Earth-3

By: bettername2come
Summary: When Zoom finally comes for the most important person in his life, Barry can think of no better place to hide Iris than a world Zoom has yet to visit – leaving her with the most powerful superhero he has ever met – Supergirl.
Rating: General Audiences – F/M, Gen
Words: 16,811

Five Ways Barry’s Family is Awesome (And One Way Less So)

By: nirejseki
Summary: Barry loves his new family – Mick and Len and Lisa – even when they drive him crazy. A series of snippets from when Barry is fifteen years old. 
Rating: Not Rated – F/M, Gen, M/M – Alternate Universe, Family, Families of Choice
Words: 12,784


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Uve Escribano
A journalist with a passion for TV shows, anime, and fandom. Animanga Author for The Daily Fandom.

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