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XMFC: Non-Modern AUs (Historical/etc)



Historical (Regency/Victorian/Edwardian/Earlier) and 1920s+

Last Updated: 7/1/2015
 

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But for you I'd leave it all - Pangea (NC-17 |Human!AU |Historical |Pining)
Ten years ago Erik left the Xavier household and never looked back once despite the feelings he's always harbored for his childhood friend and Lord Xavier's only son, Charles. Independent and alone, Erik has built up his own jewelry shop that has garnered success and great prestige throughout the city.
When the papers announce Charles' engagement, Erik isn't surprised to receive the commission to design the wedding rings even if it means seeing Charles again after years of avoiding him. But with Charles back in his life, Erik now has to come to terms with all of his old feelings returning in full force just in time to watch Charles be married off to someone else and be forever out of Erik's reach.

No Longer in Silence - Black_Betty (NC-17 |Human!AU |Historical |Based on: Persuasion)
It has been eight years since Charles has seen Erik. Eight years since they parted under unkind circumstances and Erik went off to sea. The boy he once knew is Captain Lehnsherr now and they are as known to one another as strangers, and yet--Charles finds that eight years has done nothing to diminish the feelings he had when he was 16 and in love.
It's unfortunate then that Erik doesn't feel the same way.

Pantheon - Yahtzee (NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Historical AU)
In the year 96 AD, all Rome is aware that their gods have begun to Mark certain people with their gifts -- the healing power of Apollo, the metal control of Vulcan, the deathly touch of Pluto, or the mental powers of Minerva. When those gifts fall to slaves or barbarians instead of the Romans themselves, strict control is necessary.
Then a gladiator from Judea meets an enslaved scribe from Britannia, and the repercussions will shake the Empire itself.

The Horseman of the Hollow - arcapelago (arcanewinter) (R |Human!AU |Fusion: Sleepy Hollow |Supernatural |Historical)
Charles Xavier hopes to start a quiet life of reason as schoolmaster of Sleepy Hollow, but a dangerous apparition turns that plan on its head.

in the clear (coming like a rebirth) - luninosity (NC-17 |Historical AU |Mutant!AU)
Erik awakened precisely on time, the way he’d trained himself to over long years, and lay in the bed for a while, breathing.

Charles, as ever, unfailingly woke up thinking about sex.

Sonnet for a Poet and His Pirate - luninosity, velvetcadence (NC-17 |Historical)
Erik had, of course, known his name before they’d ever met. Charles Francis Xavier, Viscount of Westchester. Famous, or infamous, for those scandalous little books of poetry, plain-bound and sold under discreet covers and scorchingly breathtakingly obscene.

A September as Sunny as Spring - Black_Betty, ikeracity, keire_ke (PG-13 |Mutant!AU |Historical)
Charles Xavier was part of a famous vaudeville act before an accident cost him his career and his ability to walk. He's pulled together a new life as a musician in Hollywood, but is finding it difficult to navigate his feelings for his old friend and partner, Erik Lehnsherr, the most sought after matinee idol of their generation.

Famous film duo Frost and Lehnsherr are two of the most well-known and admired mutants in the public eye, having built their fame and fortune on silent film blockbusters.When the rise of the new "talking pictures" phenomenon threatens all their careers, they must band together to try to prove that their days of stardom are far from over.

A Tale of Two Kingdoms - Pangea(R |Fantasy/Supernatural |Historical)
When he was a boy, they would lose him to the forest. A nursemaid would turn her back for a second, a tutor would look down at the page for but a glance and he would be gone, racing to the outdoors like he was born there—a changeling child, the servants would whisper out of the queen's earshot—and disappear into the woods that sprawled along the mountainside just outside the castle walls, deep and dark and unknown.

Alternate Routes (To The Same Destination) - TurtleTotem (PG-13 |Arranged Marriage |Alpha/Omega |Historical)
Once upon a time, Erik might have thrown everything away for a commoner alpha -- but he knows his duty now. He'll play the good prince and marry the young king who was his people's greatest enemy only months before. But he'll never forget what he could have had. Anon prompt on tumblr here.

Secret Smile - dvs (R |Class Difference |Human!AU |Master/Servant |Historical)
Erik continues to work at the mansion in his quiet way, but when they catch each other's eyes, Charles sometimes sees a secret smile, a promising glance. It makes Charles want to speed through the day so he can be with Erik all night.

The Prince in the Tower - Butterynutjob {R |Mutant!AU |Fantasy |Fairytale |Fluff |Royalty!AU}
Prince Erik was expecting to rescue a princess, but he wasn't disappointed to find a prince waiting for him instead.

900 Squids Under the Sea (And A Kraken) - velvetcadence (PG |Fairytale |Fantasy |Crack |Historical |Human!AU |Marriage)
Kurt Marko wrote to all the lands that there was none so fair as his stepson Charles. Only the bravest and cleverest who could pay with 900 squids could win his hand.

Erik's going to do even better—a kraken costs /at least/ 9000 squid, right?

Gods and Monsters - GQD {NC-17 |Supernatural/SciFi |Adaptation: Frankenstein's Monster}
Charles had been haunted by dreams about the man he thought he would never see again. Until one night, his creation returned, asking him for one thing Charles wasn't expecting.

Fortress Under Siege - liselle (NC-17 |Alpha/Omega |Powered!AU |Historical |Royalty!AU |Arranged Marriage |Underage Sex |Age Difference}
Charles once dreamed of deposing his stepfather and claiming his rightful place on the throne once Raven reaches the age of majority and is set free.

Erik's invasion of Westchester and his public claiming of Charles changes everything.

these ties, how fast they break - ikeracity (R |Alpha/Omega |Historical AU |Angst |Pining |WIP)
When Brian Xavier died, he left behind his widow and three children: Emma, Charles, and Raven. But having only omega-heirs, Brian's estate is entailed away to a distant relative, Kurt Marko and his son Cain. Emma was supposed to provide for them by marrying the very wealthy Erik Lernsherr, but two days after the engagement was announced, Emma elopes with her lover Sebastian Shaw. Left penniless and their family's reputation in shambles, the suitors stop courting and society shuns them. Charles is forced to seek employment as a governess (or the omega equivalent) to support his sister and mother.

Surprisingly, the only one willing to hire Charles is actually Emma's jilted fiancee, who recently gained custody of his deceased sister and brother-in-law's daughter, Anya. Erik wants the best for his niece, and recalls Charles to be a clever and accomplished gentleman, though he by no means lets Charles forget that he's there at his charity, and one wrong move and Charles will be out on the streets.

Charles bonds with Anya, eventually bonding with Erik and then feelings happen until the Markos arrive to claim their inheritance, when Cain falls deeply in lust with Charles. Despite Cain being boorish, crude, and having no respect for social mores, Charles accepts Cain's proposal. Now he has to deal with jealous!Erik and the humiliation of a fiancee who loudly discusses the scent of his heat in public and privately threatens to fuck him 'til he bleeds so he can't even walk without remembering to whom Charles belongs.

Prizefight - fengirl88  (R |Mutant!AU |Historical)
Erik reluctantly attends a boxing match and gets more than he bargained for.

Alone No More - MacandLacy  (PG |GEN |AU)
Erik and Charles each thought that they were alone. When they meet as children and discover otherwise, it changes their lives. Set before and during World War II.

so this is love (The Hopeful Serving Boy Remix) - Nostalgic_Kitty (PG |Drabble |Fairytale |Fantasy |Mutant!AU)
Charles plans to attend a ball and change his life forever. There, he finds true love.

What Dreams May Come - AnnaMcb24 (PG-13 |Mutant!AU |Hospital |Sharing Dreams |Hurt!Charles |Non-Modern)
Erik is a holocaust survivor who has recently lost his wife--the only person in his life who kept him sane. He continues to suffer in his dreams--facing the same agonies that plagued him in his early life--until one day he dreams of a young boy who endeavours to free Erik from his subconscious prison. However, the boy holds a great many secrets and, while he works to save Erik, Erik works to reveal his saviour's identity.

Meanwhile, young Raven Xavier has lost her mother and is slowly uncovering the secrets of her family home--secrets that will lead her directly to one Erik Lehnsherr.

Do you love me? - zimothy (PG-13 |Regency!AU)
Always.




Historical/Historical Fantasy

Regency/Victorian/Edwardian/Earlier

A Guide to Decorating with Antlers - keire_ke {PG-13 | Humor |Historical/Fantasy |Stalker!Erik |Fluff}
Erik enjoys some dastardly earned rest and a mug of ale, when an impetuous girl demands he and his merry band of ruffians abandon their rest to rescue her brother. Erik's vote of protest is disregarded entirely, even when the girl's claims about the nature of the danger become more and more outlandish, so there's nothing to do but saddle up the horses and set forth into the snowy night, to fight beasts and conquer enchanted castles, hopefully to win the heart of the distressed young Master Xavier, whose life is in mortal peril.

All Roads Lead To... - winterhill {PG-13 |Historical |Mutant!AU |Slaves}
Magnus is a Roman slave, freed by the rich and eccentric Karolis. He's not quite sure what to do about that.

All This and Heaven Too - MonstrousRegiment {NC-17 |Historical: 1700s |Kilt!Erik}
Shall we be lovers, then?” he asked quite courteously, as though they were discussing a stroll in the park. “Or are ye scared?” he put so much emphasis on the last word that it sounded almost like ‘scairt’

And They All Lived Happily Ever After - winterhill {PG-13 |Historical: Regency |Non-powered |Arranged Marriage |Fluff}
Rather silly and fluffy high society stuff.

Beloved of ravens by khaleesian {NC-17 |Viking!AU |Historical!AU |Rape/Non-con |Virgin!Charles |Mutant!AU}
978 A.D. Charles never uses his power, Erik never hesitates. Can a man be both the void and what fills it?
Sequel: the western shore by khaleesian {NC-17}
979 A.D. Charles and Erik sail away to find Raven....and Sebastian of Sammelsberg learns that there are some people you just shouldn't fuck with.

Beneath Me - Magnetism_bind {NC-17 |Human!AU |Historical |Regency |Class Difference |Bottom!Erik |Bottom!Charles |WIP}
Charles is a young lord staying at his family's estate for the summer. Erik is his family's stable-hand.

Better Outrun My Gun - Magnetism_bind {NC-17 |Western!AU |Happy Ending |Pining |Reference to Rape |Human!AU}
Erik is searching for the man who murdered his parents. Charles runs a saloon with his sisters.

between hammer and anvil - averzierlia {R/NC-17 |Middle Ages |Mutant!AU}
Charles is on the run from a mob that is trying to burn him at the stake when he meets Erik the blacksmith. This is both a blessing and a curse.

Beyond the Brambles - velvetcadence {NC-17 |Fantasy |Historical |Royalty |Sleeping Beauty}
Erik won't wake up unless Charles kisses him down there. A Sleeping Beauty AU.

Burn Your Kingdom Down - spicedpiano {NC-17 |Viking!AU |Fantasy |Dub-con |Bottom!Erik |Bottom!Charles |Hurt!Erik}
Erik’s people were brutally massacred when the Crusaders took Jerusalem. The sole survivor, Erik fled to northern Europe, only then to be captured as a thrall by Viking raiders. Since that day he has fought his way up to leading a group of Vikings on an invasion of the Christian mainland, killing every Crusader he can find. But when he captures a thrall of his own, a young witch who gives his name only as Charles, he discovers that there is a darker magic than his at work - and the fate of the known world may rest in his hands.

Casanova - madneto {NC-17 |Human!AU |Based on: Casanova |Historical}
Erik Lehnsherr, aka Giacomo Casanova, has been leading a perfectly happy life in Venice while waiting for his mother to return to him. That is, until the day he accidentally stumbles upon the young idealist professor Charles Xavier. Loosely based on the 2005 Heath Ledger movie Casanova.

City by the Sea - Black_Betty {NC-17 |Historical!AU |Human!AU |Pining!Charles |Adorable!Charles |Asshole!Erik |Arranged Marriage |Virgin!Charles |Sick!Charles |Protective!Erik}
It never bothered Charles that he essentially belonged to someone else from birth. In fact, he felt quite the opposite. From birth he had been told stories about that mysterious boy called The Prince, or his Betrothed, and who one day would be called Husband. Charles would catch his thoughts drifting off while in private lessons under strict, stoic tutors, learning the piano under painful raps to the knuckles, locked away, looking at the sun through stained glass, his mind slipping into the hazy day dream of his life yet to come...

Dance With Me - wallhaditcoming {PG-13 |Regency!AU |Pining |Marriage Proposal}
After his most recent tour, Erik Lehnsherr has finally earned the rank of Captain and a commission on a vessel all his own. With the prize money he has collected and this new rank, he finally feels secure enough in his future to propose to the man he has loved for years. He just prays that Charles is willing to have him.

Devil's Own Luck - pearl_o {PG-13 |Western!AU |Mutant!AU}
Charles never knows when Erik's travels will bring him round to the school again, but Erik always finds his way back eventually - though not always in one piece.

Eloquence - papercutperfect {R |Regency!AU}
A short and indecent regency AU. Charles is reading. Erik distracts him.

For A Few Mutants More - Cesare {PG-13 |Western!AU}
Erik has two six-shooters and a score to settle. Just as soon as he busts out of jail... or gets busted.
Sequel: Blue-Eyed Devil - helens78

Have a seat and we'll see what comes up - Magtele (Mjolnir) {NC-17 |PWP |Royalty!AU}
King Erik and Consort Charles find a way to pass the time while holding court. Alex is not amused.

He has need of fire - aesc {R |Viking!AU |Mutant}
Two years ago, Erik escaped from the slavers who had taken him captive--and would have died, if it hadn't been for a young Viking on his first voyage Eastward. Now, chilled nearly to death for a second time, he has a chance to reflect on better ways to go about revenge.

hoist the colors! - ninemoons42 {PG-13 |Pirates!AU}
XMFC pirates!

I shall know thy darkness and shall love it - pearl_o {NC-17 |Historical!AU |Mutant!AU |Canon Disabled Character |Slave!Erik}
There are many things Erik finds curious about his new owner, but curiosity's never been a particularly useful emotion for him. mutant!au master/slave historical!au

If I Ever Do I Won't Know For Sure - Synekdokee {NC-17 |Historical!AU |Royalty!AU |Age Difference |Dub-con}
Young prince Charles escapes his studies (and guards) into the king's forest and comes across a stranger bathing in the river without permission. The stranger doesn't take kindly to being berated by teenaged royalty, and shows Charles his place.

Keys and Cages - Coshledak {NC-17 |Royalty |Non-con |Shaw/Charles |Human AU| Historical |ANGST |WIP |Arranged Marriage}
When Charles and Raven are taken captive by King Shaw, they're separated and married off -- Charles to Shaw and Raven to Erik. There's nothing but the worst to assume of the man known as the Black King and his stoic right-hand.

Luckily for Raven, Erik deems her a tad too young for him and instead awkwardly adopts her as something of a surrogate little sister. He turns a blind-eye when she begins a covert affair with a scientist in Shaw's Kingdom, Henry.

Charles, however, is not so lucky. Shaw is an obsessed and possessive man who will do anything, including ban any sort of interaction between Charles and others, to assure that his new prince falls in love with him and only him. But when Erik sneaks Raven in for a secret visit and she sings the knight's praises, Charles wants to meet the man who has been so kind to his sister. Struck by Charles' composure despite a seemingly dire situation, eventually Erik visits on his own behind his King's back.

But the more he gets to know the prince and princess, the more Erik starts to question his years of unquestioned loyalty to Shaw. And the Black King isn't known to take trespasses lightly, no matter who the trespasser is.

Kingdom Come - ebonytavern {NC-17 |Royalty!AU |Virgin!Charles |Age difference}
At the age of 16, Charles departs for Genosha to become the King's bed boy.

Lost and Found - wallhaditcoming, whitebat {NC-17 |AU |Historical!AU}
When Crown Prince Charles Xavier makes the impulsive decision to rescue a man who leapt into the river from enemy shores, his moment of selflessness ends up coming at a personal cost. In the process, however, he gains an ally and a friend. As Charles finds himself drawn to both Erik and his cause, he must find a way to satisfy both his conscious and his duty, all while separated from his troops and trapped behind enemy lines.

Marvels and Skeptics - pearl_o {R |Mutant!AU |Victorian |Supernatural}
In which Erik Lehnsherr embarks on a journey, encounters a new and fascinating companion, and (contrary to his expectations) does no debunking whatsoever.

miles from what we would miss - esoteric {R |Historical |Regency |Unhappy Ending |Amnesia}
Erik discovers a blue-eyed, rain soaked lost little boy on the edges of Lehnsherr estate on a chance encounter. Ten years later, it takes the longest chess game in history and a few hundred miles for Erik and Charles to realize what they had both been missing from the very beginning.

more first than sun, more last than star - etirabys {NC-17 |Historical/Fantasy |Royalty |Dub-con/Non-con | Hurt!Charles |Hurt!Erik}
A war ends, and Queen Raven calls her best knight for one final request. She wants him to bring back her brother, who the Snow Queen took as tribute so many years ago. Getting him back is just half the battle, Erik will find.

The hands of the Snow Prince are long and smooth. His nails are even, short, and clean. There is no hair on the back of his fingers or knuckles, and- Erik tries to still his horror- no fingerprints. The tips of his digits have been worn smooth as the pebbles on a seashore.

"She did this," Erik hears himself say.

No Longer in Silence - Black_Betty {NC-17 |Adaptation: Persuasion |Historical: Regency |Pining |WIP}
It has been eight years since Charles has seen Erik. Eight years since they parted under unkind circumstances, and Erik went off to sea. The boy he once knew is Captain Lehnsherr now, and they are as known to one another as strangers, and yet--Charles finds that eight years has done nothing to diminish the feelings he had when he was 16 and in love.

It's unfortunate then that Erik doesn't feel the same way.

No Quarter - firstlightofeos {NC-17 |Bottom!Erik |Dub-con |Pirates!AU}
Charles The Dread Pirate Roberts takes no prisoners. Erik has to find a way to convince him to make an exception, just this once.

On Why You Should Be Nice to Snakes - winterhill {PG-13 |Fantasy |Historical |Fluff}
Arthurian-era, with knight Charles and barbarian Erik. Silly fluff.

Overboard - rhymeswithmonth {PG-13 |Pirates!AU |Non-powered}
In a split second decision, Charles threw his hat aside and unbuckled his rapier from his belt, letting it drop to the deck with a clatter. Then he flung himself over the rail, to Armando's alarmed cry, and hit the water hard.
Sequel: Take What You Can - rhymeswithmonth

Peace Was Never an Option - winterhill {NC-17 |Historical: Greece |Supernatural |Based on: Lysistrata}
Lysistrata fusion (Ancient Greece). Charles is a priest of the Oracle, and Erik comes to see him for advice.

Ready and Willing - dedkake {NC-17 |Historical |Royalty |Master/Slave |D/s |Genosha}
In the Kingdom of Genosha, all psionics are kept as pleasure slaves for the upper classes. King Erik, new to the throne, is gifted an old childhood friend.

Resources, Status, and Enjoyable Interactions - pocky_slash {PG-13 |Mutant!AU |Historical!AU |Marriage Proposal}
Charles is utterly uninterested in marrying, even if he is a first son with a duty to his family to do so. He has no trouble turning suitors away at every turn--at least, until he receives an intricate mechanical bird and an offer that might just solve all his problems.

Roses & Cinnamon - TurtleTotem {PG-13 |Historical!AU |Angst |Internalized homophobia |Straight!Erik |Angst |Raven/Irene}
Charles Xavier lost more than his leg in the war with Napoleon, and the man he's just pulled out of the water has ghosts of his own -- especially when Charles's involuntary projected hallucinations prove catching. Raven, meanwhile, faces the choice of whether to marry respectably or run away with a carnival fortune-teller.

Scenes from a Pineapple Revolution - luninosity (PG-13 |Historical |Royalty| WIP |Sick!Charles |Human!AU)
In which Erik isn’t actually trying to sell anyone pineapple, Charles is hardly a typical prince, Shaw is a villainous Regent, and there’s a revolution concealing itself in the City fog and cobblestone streets…

Service Position - dedkake {NC-17 |Historical: 1920s |Bottom!Erik}
Erik, heir to Lord Shaw, hires on a new valet. Shaw does not approve.

Something Rich and Strange - winterhill {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Pirates |Hurt/Comfort}
Pirate AU: Max hasn't seen Charlie since he left him for dead on a beach in Cuba. It's a little awkward that they're meeting again now.

Taken By His Majesty - Pookaseraph {NC-17 |Historical!AU |Bottom!Erik |BAMF!Charles |Slave!Erik |Dub-con}
Erik's mission was simple, sneak into the Celtic pretender king's tent, assassinate him, and return to Rome with his father's honor restored. Unfortunately, he didn't count on Charles. When the prince chooses to take him as his personal slave, Erik feared the worst, and his concerns weren't entirely unwarranted. The worst, however, turns out to be falling in love with the greatest enemy of Rome's primacy in Briton. A historical romance set during the early days of Rome's occupation of Briton.

Tale As Old As Time - madneto {NC-17 |Based on: Beauty and the Beast |Fantasy |Mutant!AU}
Charles is a bibliophile living with his stepbrother in a remote village. Erik is a lonely prince with an affliction he doesn't know how to control. Logan is the greatest hunter in the whole world.

The Accidental Marriage - afrocurl {PG-13 |Arranged Marriage |Historical/Royalty |Mutant!AU |Genosha}
One wrong statement and Charles found himself preparing to be married. Only once the ceremony was over did Charles learn the truth nature of the marriage he had entered into. Turns out, this marriage won't be bad in the end.
Sequel: Steal Your Heart - afrocurl, ingrates, maichan808 (maichan) {R |Mutant!AU |Genosha |Historical/Victorian |Arranged Marriage}

The Body In The Bedroom - telperion_15 {NC-17 |Historical: Edwardian Era |Murder Mystery}
Autumn, 1909 – Viscount Charles Xavier has invited friends and acquaintances to spend the weekend, hoping for good company and interesting conversation. But he doesn’t bank on murder being committed under his roof, nor his growing interest in the enigmatic Erik Lehnsherr…

In which there is a country house party (what else?), murder most foul (of course), and almost everyone’s a suspect (naturally).

The Boy with the Blue Eyes - nekosmuse, pallorsomnium {PG-13 |Fantasy!AU |Historical!AU |Mutant!AU}
We do not breach the void, his mother said, when he was a boy and new to such things.

We do not breach the void, the Elders said, when he was an adolescent, weak though he thought himself strong.

We do not breach the void, his father said, when he reached the flush of manhood, stout and brave and unafraid.

But Erik cares not for their words. He's spent a lifetime staring into the void, into the startlingly blue eyes of the boy on the other side.

We do not breach the void, the songs whisper, but Erik doesn't listen.

The Butcher of Lowtown; a Tale from the Early History of Adaptives - Pookaseraph {PG-13 |Historical!AU: Victorian |Mutant!AU}
Erik Lehnsherr has been on the trail of Herr Doktor Klaus Schmidt his entire adult life. He thinks he has finally found a lead in the person of one Doctor Charles Xavier: man of business and science, airship mogul, and expert on the adaptives who have started to proliferate in the last few dozen years. What he never expected was to find Dr. Xavier is also a philanthropist and a mutant. Together they must confront Erik's past and also face whatever emotional entanglement has started to form between him and the good Doctor.

The changeling; or, Charles Xavier (a Novel by a Lady) - aesc {PG-13 |Historical!AU |Fantasy}
[1834] The changeling Charles Xavier, friendless and dispossessed of his fortune, arrives at Ironhill Hall to tutor the two children of the mysterious Mr. Lehnsherr. Or, the one where XMFC meets a heavily-revised Jane Eyre meets steampunk.

The Changeling Prince - Regann {PG-13 |Fantasy!AU |Hurt!Charles |Royalty!AU}
While seeking help to break a magical curse, a soldier named Erik finds himself trying to solve the mystery of a young prince's illness, a task that leads him deeper into the fickle world of the fae than he ever imagined. (Fairytale AU)

The Glorious Tale of Love, Deceit, and Milkshakes - ikeracity, kageillusionz, Pangea {NC-17 |Human!AU |PWP |Historical}
Charles climbs through a window for milkshakes in order to save his Merry X-Men from certain death at Sheriff Shaw's hand and his right-hand man Erik. Only Charles is painfully transparent and Erik sees through his plan.

(Or: The things Charles will do for milkshakes and the things Erik will let him do for milkshakes with Robin Hood! Charles and Guy of Gisborne!Erik written for elsian's birthday.

The God And Mortal Prince - Deminos {NC-17 |Fantasy |God!Erik |Mythology}
Erik is the War-god Ares who is currently enraptured with the mortal Prince Charles. Gods were not known for being patient or chaste.

The Gunpowder Files - Tawabids {R |Victorian Era!AU |Canon Disabled Character |Assassin!Erik |Vigilantes |Mutant!AU}
In a 19th century Britain, the wealthy Xavier-Marko couple pay Erik, a hired killer, to put their disabled son Charles "out of his misery". Instead, Erik saves Charles from dealing with those kind of parents ever again. Charles follows Erik back to London and eventually convinces the assassin to take him under his wing and teach him the trade. When their lives cross paths with a destructive opium cartel led by the shadowy Sebastian Shaw, they decide to take down the businessman down no matter the cost.

The Haunting of Erik Lehnsherr: A Christmas Carol - TurtleTotem {PG-13 |Adaptation: Christmas Carol |Holiday |Historical |Angst}
Erik's business partner, Emma Frost, died seven years ago. This Christmas Eve, her ghost returns, dragging the chains of eternal torment, to say he can avoid her fate only through the visitation of three spirits, who will show him the mistakes of his past.

The Haunting on Graymalkin Lane - keire_ke (PG-13 |Mutant!AU |Historical: Victorian |Suspense)
No man peeks through the veil that separates the dead from the living, from either end, if there is another end. If, however, people are superstitious enough to hire Erik Lehnsherr to repair noisy staircases and draughty windows while paying him to rid their house of ghosts, he would be mad to disabuse them of their beliefs. No matter how many times Mr Marko crosses himself when he utters the address Salem Centre, 1407 Graymalkin Lane, Erik refuses to believe there are ghosts residing there.

The Legend of Raven: Prince of Dreams - Ktown, Pangea {NC-17 |Fantasy |AU}
Erik is a simple goat herder in tiny Ordon Village, content to spend his days keeping an eye on both the goats and a small pack of village children—that is, until he starts having strange, reoccurring dreams that no matter how hard he tries to remember he forgets as soon as he wakes. He can't seem to shake the restless feeling that there's something very familiar about the dreams and that he's standing on the edge of something very big about to happen.

And then one day Ordon Village is attacked by monsters straight out of nightmares and Erik's world is turned upside down when a dark, evil power puts all of Hyrule under a sleeping spell. What starts out as a mission to save his village turns into a quest to save the entire realm, because he just may be the only one who can.

The Mutant Bride - orphan_account {PG-13 |Fairytale |Based on: Princess Bride |Mutant AU |Humor |Royalty}
In which Charles is Buttercup, and Erik is Westley. || Princess Bride/Mutant AU.

The Old Age of the World - Argyle {PG |Mutant!AU |Victorian Era!AU |Circus!AU}
A beginning of sorts: Charles and Raven attend a stage magic performance only to make an unexpected discovery.

The Seventh Tree - Clocks, RaelynnMarie {NC-17 |Historical/Fantasy}
Erik has served Shaw, ruler of the desert kingdom Genosha, for years as one of his Elite Knights. His life of unquestioning obedience changes when he meets a man in the strangest of circumstances who is not at all what he seems.

The Sleeping Prince - stickmarionette {PG |Magic |Historical |Royalty |Fairytale |Genosha |Fantasy}
The King and Queen both came to a violent end, as so many kings and queens of Genosha had before them. A shame, but all tales of this sort need blood to feed them.

As for the Crown Prince, just fifteen years old and full of promise, he fell into a deep sleep from which no method devised by the best healers in Genosha could wake him.

The tale of Erik Lehnsherr and the Sleeping Prince of Genosha.

these stars were meant to burn - ikeracity {NC-17 |Human!AU |Historical/Regency |Angst |Bottom!Erik |Prostitute!AU |WIP}
The streets were an escape for Charles, and selling his body is the price he pays now to survive. Soon, he's promised, he'll be taken away from all this, once Erik, his regular client and lover, comes into his inheritance. How unfortunate it is that even the best intentions leave such pain in their wake.

Thief - wallhaditcoming {PG-13 |Fantasy!AU |Historical!AU}
Erik takes steps to defend his most valued treasure from would-be-thieves. There is only one man who is allowed to steal from him.

Treasure - professor {NC-17 |Fantasy |Dragon!Charles |Mpreg |Non-con |Drugging |Interspecies!sex |Pregnant!Erik |Historical}
Knight Erik thinks he's going to slay the dragon and take the beast's treasure. He's very, very wrong about that.

Untitled by Pangea {PG-13 |Happy Ending}
Charles/Erik tearily singing to a dying Erik/Charles in their arms.. Living character gets overwhelmed with sadness and grief, so the dying character continues singing in order to console the other.

Wanton in the Air - Rosie_Rues {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Historical!AU |Slave!Erik}
In which Charles rescues a gladiator from the arena and soon becomes somewhat disconcerted by this handsome new slave and his sharksome grin.

White Nights - spicedpiano, tahariel {NC-17 |Alpha/Omega |Historical!AU |Fantasy!AU |Mpreg |Still Have Powers |Arranged Marriage}
Duke Erik Lehnsherr of Ironhold needs an omega to carry on his line, and Earl Charles Xavier of Salem needs an alpha to give him the political leverage he needs in order to make his sister Queen. An arranged marriage brings them together, but Erik's lust for war and Charles' hidden agenda threaten to tear them apart. In the frozen Northlands of Ironhold life is hard and cold, and both Charles and Erik must give up their pretense and see each other as they really are: perfect for each other, if only they'll acknowledge it.

With pulses that beat double - aesc, pearl_o {NC-17 |Human!AU |Painter!Erik |Pining |Historical!AU |Mutant!AU}
It has been thirteen years since Charles watched his beloved childhood companion walk out of his life. Now, in fin-de-siècle Paris, a chance overheard remark may lead them to each other's sides once more.

Wind and Words - velvetcadence {NC-17 |Regency!AU |bottom!Erik |Age Difference |Arranged Marriage}
Lord Charles of House Xavier has been out-manipulated by Queen Emma into a marriage with her cousin. Still, there are worse fates than having to wed a handsome child.

Your soul is a chosen country - aesc {NC-17 |Historical |Mutant!AU |D/s |Long Distance Relationship}
He sends letters, of course, because out in the sticks there's not much to do except tend to Westchester's endless affairs. And, of course, avoid tending to those affairs by going on walks, riding, and writing letters that make him hard and thrill secretly when he hands the properly-sealed, addressed envelope to the butler.

I was in London the other day, and in a bookseller's along The Strand I found the most interesting and instructive volume. Or rather, it would have proved instructive if we had not already worked our way through much of the repertoire.


1920s+


Blacked Out - Schwoozie {PG-13 |WW2}
All the lights left in New York have gathered in the same dining hall, and it's here that Charles finds him again.

By Faint Indirections - kianspo {NC-17 |Human!AU |Age Difference |Romance/Drama}
Erik is in his ~50s, and lonely and bitter. He survived the Holocaust and was only ~14 when the war ended; and even ~40 years later, living in a country that helped to end WW2 and the Third Reich, homosexuality is still a taboo topic. Then one day, he stumbles over Charles, who is young(early 20s) and bright and smart and cheeky and full of energy and beautiful. And moving in the same street where Erik lives.

Cannot be Contained in Words - wallhaditcoming {NC-17 |Non-powered!AU |Mob!AU |Hurt/Comfort |Possessive!Erik |Protective!Erik |Good guy!Shaw}
Crime syndicate head Erik Lehnsherr travels to London on business, where he meets oxford student Charles Xavier. Their liaison spawns into a years long transatlantic affair, kept apart by Erik's work and Charles' studies,which Erik chronicles in photographs. When distance ceases to be an issue after four long years, the overlap between Charles' past and Erik's work create a whole new set of complications.

Dear Soldier - ToriTC198 {PG-13 |Human!AU |Vietnam War |Penpals |WIP}
I pray that this package finds you well. The organization gave us a list of odds and ends that you might need, but I thought that a person so far from home might appreciate something more than soap and tube socks."

When Charles' school decides to send care packages to the soldiers fighting in Vietnam, he chooses to also include a letter and a few personal touches. When Staff Sergeant Erik is the recipient of that particular care package it will spur a relationship that will change them both.

Get With It, Daddy-O (The Decorating with Antlers Remix) - baehj2915 {PG-13 |1950s |Crime!AU}
Charles spent the majority of his time organizing Logan’s files and guessing what to put on receipts for Logan’s taxes whenever he would take payment in the form of a meatloaf or a favor. By the time the reception desk in Logan’s office was actually tidy, dusted and everything, Charles could’ve swore he’d spent months at Logan’s.

It was closer to three weeks if Charles was being generous with time.

Naturally, given the state of Charles’ life, he couldn’t be faulted for noticing the handsome stranger who seemed to take residence above Rosie’s Diner. Not at all.

Hier steh ich an den Marken meiner Tage - MonstrousRegiment {NC-17 |Human!AU |WW2!AU |Spy!Erik |Lieutenant!Charles}
Erik Lehnsherr is a spy in the SS, and his British liaison is strategist Charles Xavier. Their relationship from the moment they meet to a year after the end of the war.

Into the Jungle - madneto {NC-17 |Based on: Tarzan |Historical}
Ever since he can remember, Erik's always been different from the rest of his family. He's tried to fit in, encouraged by his mother and his friends, but Logan, the troop's silverback, has never acknowledged him as one of their own. Still, Erik is determined to become the best ape ever, until one day, strangers arrive in the jungle. Strangers that look just like Erik.

Paralyzer - Yahtzee {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Hurt!Charles |Non-con |Detective!Erik}
In 1965, Erik Lehnsherr has infiltrated the NYPD for his own purposes -- but his powers make him a brilliant detective. Yet that's not why FBI agent Charles Xavier has sought him out. It's because the mysterious killer they're both trying to find is murdering people like them: other mutants.

Their search for a madman binds them together. Their inner demons may tear them apart. But the greatest danger comes when the killer they're looking for looks back.

Stirb nicht vor Mir - ravenoftheninerealms {PG-13 |WW2 |Mutant!AU}
Prompt: "A squad of Allied Forces, led by Charles Xavier, liberates the Nazi concentration camp where Erik was being held prisoner."

Tessellation - nekosmuse {NC-17 |1960s |Mutant!AU |Telepathic!sex |Hurt/Comfort |Happy Ending |AMAZING |EPIC |Canon Disabled Character |Astral Projection |Genosha}
He had been following Xavier's career for years. He had read and reread and reread again everything the man had written. He had tried, on more occasions than he could count, to recruit Xavier into the Brotherhood, but each request for a meeting had been denied. Aside from his work, no one knew anything about Xavier. Not what he looked like, not the full extent of his power--though from what little they did know, he was by far the most powerful telepath in existence--and not what his intentions were.

The man was a recluse. As far as Magneto knew, Xavier had never once stepped foot outside his impenetrable Westchester manor. And now he was scheduled as the keynote speaker for the largest pro-mutant conference in the world.
Bea's comment: Holy shit, this is the fic of my dreams which has been online for years and I didn't read it until now (Good thing because once I started reading, I became OVERJOYED. Their love is epic, and everyone knows it *_* Wonderful characterization) Love at first sight.

The God Boy and the Soldier - Tawabids {PG-13 |Mutant!AU |Government vs Mutants |Kidnapped!Charles |Angst |Canon Divergent}
Erik has been Shaw's personal soldier since he was a child, hunting his own kind for Shaw's plots and experiments. He knows no other life. But right when he thinks he will break, one of the prisoners offers him the chance to absolve himself. Charles has been hidden in the facility for years, his body and abilities tested to their limits, but together they may just have the strength to escape their fears and leave Shaw behind.

The Knight and The Dagger - Dow {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Cold War |Soldier!Erik |Kid!fic |Government vs Mutants}
A Lieutenant in the Soviet Army, Erik Lensherr had no other goals than to find the man that killed his parents. But when a discovery yields a little boy with wings like an angel, Erik is shocked to realize that he isn’t alone. There are other people like him, both dangerous and alluring.

The Making of An Exhibition - amarriageoftrueminds (PG-13 |Historical: 1930s |Artist!Erik |Aristocrat!Charles)
Erik is an artist.

Theme and Variations: War - ninemoons42 {NC-17 |Secret Agent/Spies!AU |Historical!AU |Blind!Erik |Hurt!Charles |BAMF!Everyone |Crossover: Marvel |Non-powered}
Erik Lehnsherr is a musical prodigy and a man destined for great things and great stages. But his life is shattered by a terrible accident that leaves him blind and trying to find his way back to his life, his music, and his place in the world.

Then he meets Charles Xavier, an agent of Section 8 of the Military Intelligence Directorate of Providence, and he finds himself listening in to clandestine radio transmissions and clicking Morse code, and these sounds are part and parcel of a war that can only take place in the shadows and the hidden places of history.

This Harbour (that we call home) - nekosmuse, verilyvexed {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Transformation |Crane!Charles |Hurt!Charles}
It's hard not to get swept away by Charles' enthusiasm. The idea of finding others like him--of belonging--is seductive, but it is the thought of spending his life at this man's side that decides it. Crane or man, Erik cannot help but fall into Charles' orbit. An alternate meeting loosely based on the Japanese folktale, The Crane Wife.

Thy Sting-a-ling-a-ling - pearl_o {PG-13}
Post-WWI AU, wherein Erik is an ex-pat who writes angry poetry and drinks too much, and Charles - well, Charles does a little bit of everything.

X Marks the Spot by thehoyden {NC-17 |Mutant!AU |Indiana Jones |Virgin!Charles |Mossad Agent!Erik}
Summary: The year is 1962, and Charles Xavier is a professor of archaeology who knows how his students feel, whether he wants to or not. He spends his spare time researching a mythical artifact, but he knows better than anyone that X never, ever marks the spot.

Xmas in Connecticut - Yahtzee {PG-13 |Human!AU |Chef!Charles |War Hero!Erik |Holiday |Fluff}
In December 1944, the entire nation loves Rebecca Lawrence - "America's Most Beloved Homemaker." Her columns about leading the ideal life in the country help lift people's spirits on the home front during World War II. But when her publisher asks her to host a war hero for Christmas dinner, the world is in danger of learning the truth ... which is that "Rebecca Lawrence" is imaginary. Really, she's a combination of Raven's snappy writing and Charles' knowhow in the kitchen.

However, this war hero, Erik Lehnsherr, is headed to Connecticut, so Raven and Charles have no choice but to find a way to make the imaginary real - at least, just for Christmas. Charles thinks they can pull it off, at least until he opens the door to see Erik and falls in love at first sight.