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The OC: Seth/Ryan Recs

The OC Recs

Updated: November 4, 2010

Recs

A.D.D. Puberty
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan has never met someone like Seth who wasn’t drunk, high or on their way to juvie hall. It’s inspiring and jarring, and a lot of emotions that Ryan’s only read about in Salinger books.
Status: Complete

All Kinds of Time
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth is never going to be a jock. He does not consider this a tragic miscarriage of justice or anything.
Status: Complete

And I See You
Author: sdlucly
Genre: Alternate Universe
Rating: PG13
Summary: Things can begin differently but end the same. Where Ryan is a waiter at some high-class place and meets Seth. :)
Status: Complete

Blame the Shirt
Author: shelbecat
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Seth is choosing what shirt to wear on their first date.
Status: Complete

Bright Angels Beside
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: Past, present and future, Ryan sleeps.
Status: Complete

Bullets By The Door
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Seth is hard pressed to say why he ran away when Ryan kissed him.
Status: Complete

Call of the Wild
Author: misspamela
Rating: NC17
Summary: Seth stood outside the door, peeking in at the tent for just a minute too long, maybe, because the next thing he heard was Ryan saying, "In or out, Cohen."
Status: Complete

Chosen
Author: dancinbutterfly
Genre: Alternate Universe
Rating: PG-NC17
Summary: In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. At least that's how used to be. One massive spell later and slayers are popping up everywhere. Now the rules have changed, and there's a new kind of Chosen One in Southern California.
Status: WiP
Length: Multichapter

Cowardly Acts
Author: wistful_fever
Genre: Future Fic
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Seth Cohen: twenty years old, unspecified major, neurotic mess. This is set while Ryan and Seth are attending an unspecified college together.
Status: Complete
Links: 1/4 2/4 3a/4 3b/4 4/4

Crime & Punishment
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: There’s grounded and then there’s grounded.
Status: Complete

Date Single Millionaires in Your Area
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: It's a Sunday night, and Ryan is sitting at his laptop, trying to make sense of that week's history assignment, and catch up on email.
Status: Complete

Divided
Author: joyfulgirl41
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth has an epiphany. It had been totally delusional of him to not realize that Ryan would want to make other friends, that he wouldn't be happy hanging out with Seth all the time.
Status: Complete
Sequel: United

Driven to Distraction
Author: kaci_jabeth
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Ryan's trying to study. Seth keeps interrupting. Ryan knows a way to make him shut up.
Status: Complete

Driven To Distraction
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: Seth was busy drawing Ryan in costume, and Ryan was busy making it difficult.
Status: Complete

Easier Than It Seems
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: NC17
Summary: Ryan never used to make promises.
Status: Complete

Feels Like Home
Author: shelbecat
Rating: R
Summary: Seth steps off the boat and sinks to his ankles in sand. It's supposed to slow him down. It doesn't.
Status: Complete

Firsts
Author: serialkarma
Rating: PG13
Summary: he first time Seth decided he might *like* like Ryan was at the poolhouse after the fight.
Status: Complete

Full Disclosure
Author: joyfulgirl41
Rating: R
Summary: Ryan was beginning to think that he'd made a mistake.
Status: Complete

Gamers, Skaters and Boys who Ride BMX Bikes
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth is never going to be a jock. He does not consider this a tragic miscarriage of justice or anything.
Status: Complete

"H" Is for "Houdini," and also "Handcuffs"
Author: serialkarma
Rating: NC17
Summary: Seth had once told Ryan that insecurity and paralyzing self-doubt went along with being a Cohen.
Status: Complete

Hallelujah
Author: thinkpink20
Rating: NC17
Summary: Of course it’s not weird, Seth tells himself, that he calls up out of the blue after not directly making any effort to speak to Ryan in nearly two years.
Status: Complete
Sequel:To Be Alone With You - 1 To Be Alone With You - Part Two

Hetero-Lifemates
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: “You’d think after three years of living together and four years of college, they would at least be a little curious. I mean everybody’s curious, right? Look at Tom Cruise, the man still won’t come out the closet, and people are curious about that.”

House of Healing
Author: torchthisnow
Genre: College FIc
Rating: NC-17
Summary: College is about sleep, sex, and really bad Lord of the Rings puns.
Status: Complete

I Wanna Be Sedated or Seth Cohen and the Art of Zen
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: People underestimate the importance of being calm. Calm is good. Calm is Zen. And Seth is both Zen and calm. After all, calm people do not freak out when their best friends wander through their own bedrooms in damp towels, water running in rivulets down their very nicely developed and tanned chests, with -- hey, is that a birthmark on Ryan’s back, right above the towel?
Status: Complete

in the belly of a black-winged bird
Author: beingothrwrldly
Rating: NC17
Summary: It had all started innocently enough, when Seth had asked Ryan, Can I kiss you? And then there’d been kissing – kissing, sucking, licking – in the poolhouse before Seth had asked Ryan another question, one he’d meant to sound like Can I blow you?, only it had come out as, I *need* to blow you.
Status: Complete

In the light of her eyes
Author: sdlucly
Genre: College fic
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan and Seth are in college. Ryan gets a surprise as a form of his daughter, who he didn't even know he had.
Status: Complete

Keep Quiet
Author: john1987
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Seth has a boyfriend and Ryan is kinda fine with it, until…(Seth's boyfriend gets abusive, Ryan overprotective and realizes a few things about himself. One of my favorites!)
Status: Complete

Keep Your Eyes On The Road
Author: john1987
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Ryan is driving, Seth is bored.
Status: Complete

Kiss. Angst. Rinse. Repeat
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Dating Summer was like getting his first bike after begging for months: the novelty wore off when he got a skateboard six months later. It wasn’t that Summer’s novelty wore off, as much as Seth was worn down enough to see that he didn’t particularly like riding bikes.
Status: Complete

Kryptonite, Kind Of
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: PG
Summary: Every great superhero has their weakness. Right?
Status: Complete

Love Or Something Like It
Author: algernon_mouse
Rating: NC17
Summary: He can’t help it. He wants to go home. He’s always wanted to go home, he’s just not sure where that should be anymore.
Status: Complete

Midnight Ghost
Author: thepouncer
Rating: R
Summary: Seth should talk first, but he didn’t know the right words to say. Has one of the best kisses ever written. :D Very hot. Ryan lashes out about his mom.
Status: Complete

New York Stories
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG13
Summary: When the phone rang in their apartment at 6:00 that morning, three hours after Ryan and Seth had finally fallen into exhausted but extremely sated sleep, Seth just made his usual bleary undecipherable response.
Status: Complete

No, For Real This Time, The Best Chrismukkah Ever
Author: lalejandra
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Ryan closed his eye again. "Airplanes make me nervous."
Status: Complete

Not Bad, Not Bad at All
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: "Come on, just a few lines?" Seth pleaded; nearly distracted as he watched Ryan peel off the shirt he'd been wearing for his shift at the Crab Shack. He was so excited he was practically bouncing.
Status: Complete

Passing Over, Passing Out
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG
Summary: "It only tastes like grape juice. And Seth, you could probably get drunk on Welch's."
Status: Complete

Popsicle Day
Author: serialkarma
Rating: NC17
Summary: Today was a Popsicle Day.
Status: Complete

Rent
Author: misspamela
Genre: Alternate Universe
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Seth gets lost, and meets hooker!Ryan. Trust me, it's so much better than it sounds.
Status: Complete
Length: Oneshot
Warnings: Prostitution

Roots and Wings
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: "I didn't do this on purpose! I just woke up, and there they were." He shrugged, and the wings flapped rapidly, stirring the newspaper that lay open on the kitchen counter.
Status: Complete

Seth Is 15, and 26
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: NC17
Summary: Spoilers for Audrey Niffenegger's brilliant book The Time Traveler's Wife. Like Henry DeTamble, Seth Cohen has Chrono-Displacement.
Status: Complete

Seth, lies, and videotape
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: NC17
Summary: S.E Hinton never pictured it like this. Seth and Ryan have a blockbuster night.
Status: Complete

Shadowboxing
Author: sdlucly
Rating: NC-17
Summary: The answer comes in chopped words, brief sentences, at least that Ryan hears. Progressive disease, inherited eye disease that affects the retina, no cure as of now, gradual degeneration of the rods and cones, loss of peripheral vision and photosensitivity.
Status: Complete

Schadenfreude
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan’s smart. He’s resourceful. He knows how to get what he wants through diligence and subtlety. He applies steady pressure instead of brute force and has patience when other people give up. A lesser man, someone not as jaded, would give up Seth as a lost cause just because he doesn’t know what he wants.
Status: Complete

Spiraling
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: Seth's appearance at the visitor's table is a shock, but even more astounding is the way his expression changes from pain to relief when Ryan enters the room.
Status: Complete

Superhero Hype
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: PG13
Summary: Sometimes, you don’t need a costume to get Seth’s attention. Anna's POV
Status: Complete

telegraph avenue
Author: hackthis
Rating: R
Summary: If Seth were going to be honest about it, which really didn’t happen that often because it was hard to convince other people when he didn’t believe himself, he’d always thought that his crush on Ryan was a one-person thing.
Status: Complete

The Better Version Part 3
Author: sdlucly
Genre: Alternate Universe, Pre-slash
Rating: PG13
Summary: What would have happened if Ryan never met the Cohens? And worked in the Crab Shack? And saw Seth?
Status: Complete

The Breakfast Club
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: NC-17
Summary: When Seth started high school, his father gave him some advice he said would stand him in good stead when it came to women. Learn to make a good omelette, and she would be yours for life.
Status: Complete
Alternate Link: here

The Difference Between Breaking the Bank and Just Breaking Even
Author: wearemany
Genre: Alternate Universe
Rating: NC17
Summary: Ryan is a hooker and meets Seth at a party.
Status: Complete
Length: Oneshot
Warnings: Prostitution
Sequel: Everybody's Looking Like the Color of Money

The Distance Between
Author: dirty_diana
Genre: Alternate Universe
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Ryan and Seth meet in college.
Status: Complete

The Games You Play
Author: shelbecat
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth/Ryan, a game, lots of goodness.
Status: Complete

The Happiest Place on Earth
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: It wasn’t a date thing, not really. Not really really, but maybe just kind of because Rooney and Maroon 5 were double billing at the El Rey, and Seth had been trying to find a worthy band to take Ryan to see for ages. (The one where they go to Ryan's friend's house for fake IDs)
Status: Complete

The Missing Piece
Author: kaci_jabeth
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Seth thinks that he and Ryan are a lot like Batman and Robin.
Status: Complete

The Nature Of All Things Cohen And Atwood.
Author: thinkpink20
Rating: PG13
Summary: At first Ryan worried that it would change things. He worried that the air between him and Seth would be uncomfortable, worried that Seth would do that weird embarrassing stuttering thing he did with Summer, or maybe try his own unique brand of reverse psychology.
Status: Complete

The Prize Inside
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth is sweet. Ryan is thirsty.
Status: Complete

The Shores of Freedom
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG13
Summary: Seth has known he was gay since he was twelve years old, and he's pretty much okay with it by now.
Status: Complete
Sequel: Blood and Rust

The Spell of Aging
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Ryan Atwood and all the times before the last first time.
Status: Complete

The Straw & The Camel
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan will be there to protect Seth from whatever stupid plan he creates, and then Seth will follow Ryan when Ryan has to jump in and save him. This is not up for debate or discussion. It’s not something that Ryan expects to have questioned. He would never question it. He never thought Seth would either, especially not over someone like Oliver.
Status: Complete

The Tease
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: NC17
Summary: Ryan had been living in the Cohens' poolhouse for about eight months, when Seth finally broke. Sure, he was glad Ryan felt at ease enough with him to hang out in his boxer briefs while Seth kept him up to date on the latest goings on with Summer. And sure, a brother probably would walk around in his towel, water droplets following the trail of golden hair that led from his lightly tanned and highly toned torso to whatever was hidden beneath it.
Status: Complete

The Wild One
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: NC17
Summary: There's a week in which Ryan barely leaves the pool house, except to work his shift at the Crab Shack, and to go to school once the suspension is lifted.
Status: Complete

They’re Called Forwards, Too
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: The ball rolls away from him, and he pauses between the ball and the person on the sidelines, trying to figure out which he should pay attention to first.
Status: Complete

Together Alone
Author: thinkpink20
Rating: NC17
Summary: Why was he angsting? Because Ryan had called again, and this time he really had sounded down. Seth liked to think he was a pretty perceptive guy, and when it came to Ryan he had been so tuned in for so long that he prided himself on being possibly the only person on the whole of the planet who was in some way clued in to Ryan Atwood. But for the past couple of weeks, he hadn’t been able to read him.
Status: Complete
Links: Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8

True and Deep as the Sea
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG
Summary: Ryan Atwood is sixteen, and sitting on a folding chair at the county jail. First offense - grand theft auto. A joyride, really, without any joy. He rode shotgun with his older brother. A real punk, and not in the good way. Ryan would have done better without his influence.
Status: Complete

Truth or Dare
Author: lalejandra
Rating: NC17
Summary: Sucks to be alcoholic Marissa. But she did get to lick Ryan’s nipples. Bitch.
Status: Complete
Prequel/Companion Fic: Holiday Spirits: An "I Never" Adventure
Author: missdeviant
Rating: PG13
Summary: “So.” Summer explains. “I Never works like this: You say something, like, “I never spent 400 dollars on a pair of shoes.” And then, everyone who’s done it, drinks.” As if to provide an example, Summer raises her beer and takes a swig.

Two Cripples Dancing
Author: hackthis
Rating: NC17
Summary: Ryan hung his toothbrush in the holder and turned around, leaning against the sink and crossing his arms over his chest. It was really... sexy, and it made Seth’s chest tighten. His palms felt a bit damp, the way they had when Anna had touched him before. It was how he had thought he would still feel about her after. (Seth has just had sex with Anna. He feels as if something is missing)
Status: Complete

Two for One Special on Brooding Young Men
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: R
Summary: Ryan goes to sleep exhausted every night, and pries his eyes awake each morning. He lies next to Theresa, thinking about the circumstances that got them to this place, but knowing there's nothing he can do to fix them.
Status: Complete

Untitled
Author: solvent
Rating: NC17
Summary: Ryan always slept naked.
Status: Complete

War Profit
Author: torchthisnow
Rating: PG13
Summary: Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time. Thinking back on the whole situation, in retrospect, Seth should have known he was doomed from the minute he walked into AP English.
Status: Complete

Welcome to the Fallout
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan comes to Portland on a Saturday, while Seth and Luke are completing Seth's Saturday morning ritual. Some people play golf, Seth buys comic books.
Status: Complete

Wheel in the Sky
Author: hyperfocused
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan should have just said no. He could have endured Seth's taunts: the pokes under the table, the "loser" uttered just under Seth's breath. It would be nothing new.
Status: Complete

When December Falls
Author: hackthis
Rating: PG13
Summary: Ryan’s sticks his tongue out for one second to catch the tiny flakes that fall out of a hazy gray sky, and his first snowfall tastes like smog and dirt. Sometimes he thinks he’s never seen the city any other way. Gray. Dark. Impersonal.
Status: Complete

Why No
Author: jfc013
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Connection
Status: Complete

Word Porn
Author: regala_electra
Rating: NC17
Summary: Hotter than a hot thing. Or, how words cannot fail you during The Sex.
Status: Complete.