Dream House by lunathunderhead
sehun-centric, krisyeol, suchen, lukai // 3.9k // R
[horror!AU] Come out, come out, whatever you are...
★★★ Default State of Being (aka, Putting Up With Jongin's Bullshit)
kaisoo // 12 chapters // NC-17
[AU] Kyungsoo is a gay romance novelist and Jongin serves as his muse of sorts.
kaisoo, baekyeol, hunhan, taoris // 6 parts, ongoing // NC-17
[AU] There's a lot of wiggle room in "happily ever after". A series of oneshots set in the Default universe to further explore the characters and relationships.
★★★ A Taste of Compulsion by changdictator
kaisoo // 6k // NC-17
[AU] By the second bite, just about everything tastes like pain.
notes: holy fuck. just... shit. i don't even know. this is amazing and beautiful and worth reading, and when i finished it, i felt nauseated. this is marked as horror, so if you can't deal with that kind of thing, steer clear, but holy shit, this woman can write.
★★★★ Anterograde Tomorrow by changdictator
kaisoo, broken!lukai // 23k // R
[AU] Kyungsoo is stuck in the hours while Jongin begs the seconds, because time stops for someone who can't remember and runs from someone who can't miss the last train home.
prologue: daisies | part one: lost and stuck | part two: invisible walls | part three: tomorrow
★★ Arbitrage by grisclair
kaisoo (tiny sehun/lu han/kai) // 22k // NC-17
[AU] There are three tracks to Do Kyungsoo's life. Track A, trader at an investment bank. Track B, new recruit of a race crew called EXO. Track C... track C involves someone named Kai and a whole lot of bad decisions.
1 | 2 | 3
★★★★ the implications of telepathy by hotarumyst
kaisoo // 5k // R
as kyungsoo develops the power to read others, he loses himself slowly in thought.
★★★★ thoughts: pernicious by halcyondusk
kaisoo (kai-centric) // 10k // NC-17
kyungsoo falls apart inside his own head, and jongin can only watch from the sidelines.
Remix of The Implications of Telepathy
don't forget me
kaisoo // 5.8k // PG
[AU] He was ten when it first started happening.
Challenge Accepted by dustyfairy
kaisoo // 5.6k // NC-17
[AU] Jongin has a porn collection and his computer crashes. Kyungsoo is his go-to tech repair. Challenges are thrown and met. Jongin blames it all on Chanyeol.
★★ Countdown by adorableprince
kaisoo // 12k // PG-13
[AU] Jongin sees but doesn't see enough.
1 | 2
In Another Universe by adorableprince
kaisoo // 2k // PG
Jongin makes many decisions in his life, decisions that create and destroy alternate universes. But they all have one thing in common. No matter the path, it leads to Kyungsoo.
★★★★ turns on a dime by canttakeabreath
kaisoo, sekai // 22k // R
[AU] This is my family. I found it all on my own. It's little and broken, but still good. Yeah, still good.
1 | 2 | 3
notes: is this a pool or a sea of my tears
★★★ Those Glittering Instruments by canttakeabreath
baekyeol, kaisoo // 30k // R
[AU] When the Library of Alexandria was salvaged from Caesar's fire, the world took an oath to protect intellectuality. But something is very wrong with the oath and with England -- something Byun Baekhyun can't quite blame on the ongoing war with France and nationally reviled traitor Park Chanyeol.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
★★ and there the grass grows soft and white by canttakeabreath
baekyeol, sekai // 8.7k // NC-17
[AU] The summer before college, Jongin, Sehun, and Baekhyun spend a month together on the beach. And then Baekhyun meets Park Chanyeol.
notes: this was one of the first, if not THE first exo fic i ever read. needless to say, it hurt me to the very depths of my soul, because that's what exo fandom does best, and i hesitated before reading any more exo fic for a while. this fandom can really mess you up in your emotions n shit.
I'm Yours by leadernim
baekyeol // 7k // PG-13
[AU] Chanyeol is weird. Baekhyun is disinterested. Jongin is the thing of the devil. Kris is a creature from an evil dimension. This could only be a college AU.
Hey Soul Sister [sequel to "I'm Yours"] by leadernim
baekyeol // 7.5k // R
[AU] Jongin continues to be evil. Kris continues to be more evil. And now Chanyeol and Baekhyun are weird together.
Listen Boy! My First Love Story by g_odalisque13
baekyeol // 7k // PG
[AU] In which Baekhyun is a huge fan of SNSD and Chanyeol looks nothing like Seohyun.
★ untouchable by kiwi_ism
baekyeol, various other // PG
[AU] Chanyeol is convinced that a relationship will never work for him, but Baekhyun insists.
First in superpower!AU series... READ THE WHOLE AU IT IS PERFECT AND WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER AND PROBABLY CURE ALL YOUR DISEASES AND STUFF
★★ Masquerades by maayacola
baekyeol // 25k // PG-13
[AU] Dr. Byun Baekhyun's life turns upside down when he meets Agent Park Chanyeol, and his partner, Agent Kris Wu, and gets plunged into an unexpectedly dangerous adventure.
If I didn't say it, we'd still have it by nighttimefalls
baekyeol // 3k // R
[AU] Chanyeol sees Baekhyun glow, but he doesn't know Baekhyun sees him burn brighter than any fire in this world.
love your body by spatkisa
baektao, baekyeol, baekhyun-centric // 1.7k // R
[AU] Baekhyun leaves the gas station with more than just a full tank.
notes: chelsea plz
★ cashmere sweaters by canttakeabreath
taoris // 1.3k // NC-17
Porn. Yep that's it.
notes: this may or may not be one of my kinks
Three-Point Shot by maayacola
taoris // 4k // R
[AU] Zitao's mother encourages him to join the school basketball team. Zitao's more interested in joining the team captain in the showers.
Save A Mouse, Eat A Pussy by g_odalisque13
girl!taoris // 2k // NC-17
[AU] Kris wonders if the message Zitao is sending with her t-shirt is purposeful or not. Either way, she's pretty sure it's broken her brain.
Everyone Experiments In College [UNFINISHED]
taoris, hunhan, kai/everything // 11 chapters // NC-17
[AU] Tao must rely on his crazy friends to help him get along with his new roommate, the only person in the world who doesn't know that Tao is gay (and really into him).
★★ Puzzle Pieces by leadernim
krisyeol // 21k // R
[AU] Chanyeol is a supermarket cashier when Wu Fan walks into his station with wasabi peanuts and walks out with his heart.
1 | 2 | 3
★★ make 'em cowboys swoon by colorfunk
krisyeol // 3.5k // PG-13
chanyeol starts a prank war, kris finishes it.
You Got That Super Bass by drainbamage954
krisyeol, with a side of baexing // 6.3k // PG
[AU] Wufan's new neighbors are extremely loud and this causes more problems than Wufan is entirely prepared for. And seriously, who has closets?
Water Fun by innerempiree
krisbaek, mentions of chansoo, suchen, xiuhan // PG-13
[lifeguard!AU] Kris likes being a lifeguard, and Baekhyun is a lifeguard who has a fear of deep pools.
★ Never Have I Ever by g_odalisque13
krisbaek // 1.6k // PG-13
Turning Never Have I Ever into a drinking game is a great idea, right? At least Lu Han thinks so.
★★★ Favors the Bold by maayacola
krislay // 22k // NC-17
Yixing is a mystery, and Wu Fan is a masochist.
quick fix by miss_aztec57
krislay // 1.8k // PG-13
[AU] Yixing hires a plumber. Lu Han isn't happy.
★★ secret agenting for dummies by teastallpanda
krislay // 15k // PG-13
[Archer!AU] "I'm channeling my inner spirit animal" comes the calm reply. "Yoga helps to maintain balance."
"Yeah, well, you can channel your inner alpaca later because the harnesses are balancing us perfectly and I need you to be awake because above us there are men with guns who want to kill us and below us, also, there are men with guns who want to kill us. And plus, we're kind of holding the most dangerous explosive in the world.
1 | 2
now i lay me down to sleep by seeeno
krislay // 4k // PG-13
[Portal!AU] When you wake up, you're in a glass cylinder. You feel strange, like a stranger in your own body. You blink once, twice, look down at your hand. You grip the air to test out your fingers, the intricate joints clanking a little bit.
notes: the universe is conspiring to cause me pain.
the interpretive act of waving goodbye by colorfunk
xinglu // 4.5k // PG
[AU] Yixing is calling it Losing Lu Han. This is after a week of referring to it as the Lu Han Problem, until he understood that it wasn't a problem, Lu Han was leaving, that was the end of it. The next day it'd been Lu Han That Judas Motherfucker, which was callous in a way Yixing didn't know how to sustain.
the next ten minutes by jecca_o9
sulay, various others implied // 4.7k // PG-13
[AU] ten lifetimes. ten minutes.
★★ I’m Going Down With This Ship by daeseol
sudi // 2k // PG-13
An AU in which Yifan and Minseok are the world’s biggest SuDi shippers.
notes: you guys i will never stop laughing at this
★★ (camera) shy by curledupkitten
sukai // 29k // R
[AU] jongin is suho's biggest fan, but strangely enough, he finds deceptively mild-mannered joonmyun even more intriguing.
★★★ raise your expectations by curledupkitten
joonyeol // 47k // R
in the heat of summer, chanyeol walks in, and joonmyun starts to wake up.
1 | 2
★★★★★ the touchline by curledupkitten
suhan // 75k // R
[AU] lu han is afraid of heights, among other things.
1 | intermission | 2 + overtime
notes: i cannot more highly recommend this fic. i made the mistake of reading it at work, and i actually burst into tears in the middle of the office when i finished it. this is published novel levels of quality. and you should all read it. read it now. i don't care if you don't ship the pairing; i don't even care if you don't stan exo. you need to read this. now.
This Feels Familiar by sardothien
suchen // 1.5k // R
[AU] Joonmyun's alarm goes off at 5:00 AM, but it always takes several more snoozes for him to actually get up.
Never Let Me Go by albireon
suchen // 3.5k // PG
[AU] Everyone Suho touches dies within 24 hours.
That's just a rough estimate he's reached. There is no science, no logic behind it. It just happens.
notes: min i will never forgive you for this
★★★ Universal Languages by maayacola
taochen // 32k // PG-13
[AU] Jongdae goes to China to learn about wushu, and ends up learning about himself, instead.
notes: you don't even understand how much i love taochen. and until this fic, neither did i. read it.
★★ First Impressions by drainbamage954
taochen // 12k // PG
[AU] Jongdae didn't really think anything that exciting would happen to him when he and few friends went to China for vacation. He may have been a little wrong.
1 | 2
★You Embody Me by sendandreceive
taochen // 5.5k // R
[AU] Zitao is a typecast romance actor who wants something different. Jongdae is his agent who only really comes to understand what romance is after seeing what it's done to Zitao.
Notice Me by tatoeba
taochen // 1k // NC-17
Zitao chuckles into Jongdae’s mouth as he’s pushed up against the wall of the small bathroom stall at the airport.
TAO IN GLASSES. That is all.
achievement unlocked (amongst many others) by pleaseuu
taochen // 1k // PG-13
jongdae is drunk and topless. zitao snaps an innocent photo. all hell breaks loose because, well, it's not supposed to be on weibo.
What is Kim Jongdae? – A Study by Huang Zitao by albireon
taochen // 2k // PG-13
Jongdae is an unpredictable contradiction and a puzzle that Tao is ripping his hair out trying to solve.
notes: ok my perception might be skewed because this fic was written for me for my birthday but omfg i legit screamed. i don't think the world appreciates how much i love canonverse taochen
by the time the bar closes by canttakeabreath
hunhan // 10k // PG-13
[AU] Lu Han works at the United Nations, Zitao steals office supplies, Wu Fan owns a feng shui gong, and Sehun is....Sehun.
★★ Sugar we're goin' down swinging by canttakeabreath
hunhan // 11k // NC-17
[AU] Sehun sells flowers and Lu Han reads way too much manga.
HunHan Tentacle Porn by Anon
hunhan, slight baekris // NC-5000000000
Luhan wakes up feeling distinctly more slimy than when he had when he went to bed.
notes: NOPE I CAN'T DO THIS
EXCUSE ME WHILE I SHIT OUT MY SOUL
Extra Bucks by yakiseop
xiuhan // 4k // PG
Jongdae gets bored way too often for someone so diabolic.
notes: i'm gonna cry i feel kinda sick from the effort of trying not to laugh in the middle of the quiet office
Tourism by yakiseop
xiuhan // 5k // R
Sequel to Extra Bucks. Minseok's week together with Lu Han.
notes: i'm so happy
★★ The Midnighters by lunathunderhead
lukai, baekyeol // 19k // R
[AU] Luhan has always wanted a real adventure--one that comes to him, like a child's fantasy. When he meets Kai, however, the mysterious ringleader of the Midnight Circus, Luhan finds himself swept into a deadly world of dreams, treachery, and seduction.
1 | 2
★★ something like quick-witted romance by astrou
lukai // 9k // PG
[AU] lu han struggles to find purpose. he finds jongin and protests.
Tuberose by gilldebee
lukai // 3k // R
[AU] Luhan is teaching Chinese in a hagwon, and Jongin is one of his students.
The Night by jiaxienqi
lukai // 3.6k // G
It's nighttime when they meet and daylight when they train, but the night allows them to be more than trainees. They're not sure what that is between them.
The Morning After (or the Afternoon Two Days Later) by g_odalisque13
lukai // 3.8k // NC-17
Jongin doesn't know what the proper etiquette is when one gives their band mate drunken head in the bathroom. To make matters worse, Lu Han might be evil and Sehun is the worst best friend ever.
★★★ Quick on the Shoot
A collaborative effort between halcyondusk and maayacola
lukai // 38k // very NC-17
Jongin is flush with more than success, Chanyeol and Jongdae are evil, Lu Han is possibly trying to help, and Kevin mostly wants to cover his eyes and pretend he hasn't seen anything.
★★★ In Monochrome by maayacola
kaixing // 41k // NC-17
[AU] Yixing has been living in still-frame grayscale, and Jongin is color in motion.
For The Love of Trees by drainbamage954
chansoo // 6.7k // G
[AU] Chanyeol is a tree, which is slightly problematic concerning the area in which hugs are given. Which is why, to the depths of his bark, he wants to be human.
Live Long and Prosper by airplanewishes
chansoo // 5.8k // R
Kyungsoo hates Chanyeol's new hair. Chanyeol turns to the Naver Line app stickers for answers.
Alternate summary: Where everyone in EXO thinks they're Vulcans.
★ The Trouble with Chanyeol by thesockmonster and eexiee
chansoo // 2k // PG
[Star Trek!AU] Chanyeol’s constant comments about tribbles have most of the crew worried he has a crate of them hidden away on board. They’ve never found anything, but that doesn’t mean Kyungsoo’s not suspicious.
This is a tweetfic produced by Bunny and Exie over a period of about 5 hours. Yes.
★ It Takes Two to Tanga by cotume
seho // 577 words // R
Sehun doesn't like the panties themselves as much as he likes how much Junmyeon always wants to touch them.
notes: emily i will never stop laughing at this
★ And I Set Fire To Basically Everything by drainbamage954
krishun // 6.5k // NC-17
[AU] Sehun just wanted to make a nice dinner followed by probably sex. This did not go to plan.
Take it from the Top
Brought to you by: hyperlydian and maayacola
seyeol // 23k // R
Sehun wakes up and realizes he's made a mistake. Sehun wakes up and realizes he's made a mistake. Sehun wakes up and realizes he's made a mistake. Sehun wakes up and realizes he's made a mistake. (Sehun wakes up and-- oh.)
★ Parallel Planes by virgo288
leadershipping, side kaisoo and very slight hunhan // 9k // PG
[highschool!AU] class rep Kim Joonmyun has one mission: to lead his rag tag team of five to the Math Olympiad this year.
★★★ sins of the flesh by nacseo
leadershipping // 6.5k // NC-17
[AU] Wu Fan isn't sure what he was expecting, but this tiny man with his disarmingly cheerful smile and soft voice is certainly not it.
desperate needy sub!wu fan
somebody shoot me now
★★ Office Antics by sutecha
various pairings // ongoing series // PG-13
[office!au] Twelve guys and one software startup. Baekhyun's that new guy, Chanyeol's the guy who falls for the new guy, Kyungsoo has pedo problems, Junmyeon's the oblivious CEO, Kris is the cutthroat CFO, Yixing's out to get more vacation time, Tao's a receptionist (sorta), Minseok is a closeted romantic, Jongin's the intern that actually does stuff, Sehun's the intern that doesn't, and Luhan and Jongdae just like messing around.
bring the boys out by madelyn93
ot12, ninja!lukai // 1k // PG
jongin finds out about the details of their special stage for sbs's 2012 gayo daejun later than the rest.
a few steps shy of heracles by madelyn93
ot6 // 2k // PG
exo k participates in the idol sports competition. zeus would not be pleased.
Turn Up The Bright Lights by EimiNuest
baekyeol // 25 chapters // NC-17
[AU] Baekhyun has a secret, and Chanyeol is determined to find out what it is. After following him to a private club one night, Chanyeol is sucked into a dark underworld where the lines between pain and pleasure are blurred. His friendship with Baekhyun changes irrevocably and things will never be the same again.
Goodnight, My Angel [UNFINISHED] by EimiNuest
taoris // 15 chapters // NC-17
[AU] Sequel to Turn Up The Bright Lights
★ things to ask yixing by teastallpanda
taoris // 8k // PG-13
[AU] "Is it weird to really like someone even if you just met them this morning because you caught them stealing cake and then they got your hair burned off by a butane torch and plus they're majoring in microbiology and look like a panda?"
1 | 2
optimum temperature by teastallpanda
sulay // 9.4k // PG
[AU] Yixing has a perpetual need to feel useful, to feel needed. Sequel to Things To Ask Yixing.
1 | 2
Models and Music Universe~
★ Speed Dating by drainbamage954
krisyeol // 28k // PG-13
[AU] When Kris and Chanyeol's friends and fellows decide that they need to improve their personal lives, the two get signed up for speed dating. It just, well, doesn't go exactly as planned.
Model Citizens by drainbamage954
kaixing // 23k // PG-13
[AU] Kim Jongin knew he wanted to be an entertainer, in the spotlight, and shining from the age of 5. But joining EXO M and becoming a model to work towards that dream throws more at him than he's prepared for.
★★ Complicated by drainbamage954
taochen // 21k // PG
[AU] Huang Zitao is complicated. He is aware of this. It is something he has come to accept a long time ago. He's just not used to other things being complicated besides himself.
★★ Problematic Emotions by drainbamage954
hunhan, suhan // 66k // PG
[AU] Some things in life are simple, logical and make sense. They are practical and rational and process like a math equation or a map. Emotions are not one of these things, and Sehun and Luhan do not find this helpful in the least. Especially when they're forced to face their own.
Epilogue by drainbamage954
subaek // 10k // PG
[AU] Baekhyun's life is full of firsts and points in time he marks with growth. But after so many, he doesn't know if he has room for another. Until one sneaks up on him with the name of Suho and the heart of Joonmyun.
How To Pet
How To Pet: A Users Guide by drainbamage954
luchen // 83k // NC-17
[AU] Luhan has never really been able to get along with cats. Until Joonmyun gets one and his life is turned into even more insanity that it already is.
How To Pet: Throw The Ball by drainbamage954
krisyeol // 9k // PG
[AU] Chanyeol likes a lot of things. But he probably likes Wufan the best. Spinoff/sequel to How To Pet: A Users Guide