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Yami no Matsuei fics:
Absit Omen by Rhea Logan
Immediately after he died, Watari made a bargain he now regrets. He takes steps to try to undo his mistakes. This is backstory for the author's WIP, "Against the Wind," and takes place before he joined the Summons Division. (Added 6 November 2005)

Ado by Sleeps with Coyotes
A comic piece with humorous, romantic misunderstandings. (Added 12 Feb. 2005)

All Is You and Here by Rana Eros
Tatsumi receives a surprising night visit. (Added 30 March 2005)

All Is You and Here (Burning Bridge Remix) by Jed
Tatsumi waits for a knock that doesn't come. This is the dark shadow of the original story. (Added 30 March 2005)

And Thou by Sleeps with Coyotes
Tsuzuki values Hisoka's company highly. (Added 12 Feb. 2005)

Atropos by Kouri and Karasu
X/Yami no Matsuei. Look for this one in their crossovers section. It's rather weighted toward X/1999. Tsuzuki and Hisoka are assigned to investigate Kotori's death and end up monitoring the conflict. Tsuzuki knows more than he's telling. Fuuma's scheming to make sure that things come out the way he wants them to. Muraki annoys everybody. This is an X AU that somehow manages to be cheerful. (Added 8 June 2004)


The Bet by Rackham Rose
X/Yami no Matsuei. Seishirou and Muraki have dinner together. (Added 28 Jan. 2005)

Better by Rackham Rose
A short Tatsumi point of view piece showing that Hisoka's presence as Tsuzuki's partner has changed Tatsumi's life for the better. (Added 20 August 2004)

A Better Fate Than Wisdom by Brigdh
Hisoka knows that becoming attached to or depending on Tsuzuki is unwise. (Added 20 January 2007)

Breaking the Game by Penny Paperbrain
Tatsumi and Tsuzuki were partners years ago, but confusion over a sexual encounter pulled them apart. Now Tatsumi's starting to understand what Tsuzuki wants and needs and what they can give each other. BDSM. (Added 2 June 2004)

Change Into by Sleeps With Coyotes
Hisoka watches Tsuzuki inking fuda. Short and sweet with undercurrents. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Chapter by Kyra Rivers
Hisoka's reading on his day off when Tsuzuki interrupts him. (Added 16 January 2006)

A Cold and Broken Hallelujah by Rana Eros
AU. A brief look at what might happen if Tsuzuki died in the burning building. (Added 30 March 2005)

Consequences by Vain Girl
This story offers a different view of Hisoka and of the difficulties he might have working closely with Tsuzuki. (Added 19 May 2005)

Copy Woes by squirrelly_bits
Terazuma has some severe problems with a copier. (Added 20 January 2007)

Darkness Unleashed by Macx
After Kyoto, Tsuzuki demands answers from Enma-Daiou. (Added 2 Oct. 2004)

Death = by treneka
Arithmetic is absolute, mathematics not so much so. Watari skews the values of numbers in his favor when he can. Only Yami no Matsuei could have such a fluffy deathfic. (Added 22 June 2005)

Deposition by Dorian Gray
Tsuzuki and Hisoka spend a little leisurely time together. Gentle and a bit sad without quite giving up hope. (Added 6 November 2005)

Desperado by Rhea Logan
Tatsumi realizes that there's something very wrong with Watari. There's also a WIP sequel, "Against the Wind." (Added 15 August 2005)

The Devil You Know by Sephy
A monster in Meifu has destroyed everything and everyone but Hisoka. Short and dark. (Added 20 January 2007)

Disillusionment by Kagemihari
Hope is a terrible burden. Hisoka's not at all sure he wants it. (Added 28 April 2005)

The Ending Hour by Amet
This story starts a longer arc (scroll down past the the section of the page labeled "Series" and look for "Sleep to Dream").  Hisoka has spent a long time waiting to die. He never thought about after. (Added 12 Feb. 2005)

Exorcism by Gaudior
Hisoka feels a need for solitude after asking Tsuzuki to live for him, so he goes on a camping trip. There's a very sweet sequel story, Surpassing, in which Hisoka comes to terms with what it means for him and for Tsuzuki to be in each other's lives. (Added 12 Feb. 2005)

Fade to Black by Brightwanderer
This is the first story in an AU in which Hisoka joins the Summons Division and is assigned as Watari's partner. There's an absence in the story, an empty desk in the office... There are only hints at the backstory that's created this AU, so it will feel incomplete to those familir with canon. The author is still working on the arc. (Added 20 August 2004)

The First Death
by Evil Asian Genius
Hisoka kills Muraki who then becomes a shinigami, and quite a few people are not happy about Muraki's new status. (Added 3 May 2004)

Fledglings
by Ysabet
This Watari-centric story looks at a possible story for how he acquired 003. I also liked the sequel story, "Owlflight," in which Watari's curiosity gets the better of his common sense.

For We Are Broken by Northlight
Hisoka is kind, and Tsuzuki thinks about what Hisoka really needs, what the years will bring. Short and painful. (Added 2 March 2006)

A Gentlemanly Conversation by Leareth
Muraki plays mind games with Tatsumi. The story is part of a larger arc which is still, I believe, incomplete. I like some parts of the arc and find others not quite as compelling, but this story works extremely well. (Added 20 August 2004)

Green and Golden by Calliope
Tatsumi's childhood was difficult. The author describes this story as resulting from seeing Grave of the Fireflies and reading Dylan Thomas and v.11 of the manga in a short time span, and I can quite see it. Beautiful and painful. (Added 17 December 2005)

Green Thumb by kitsune_tsuki
Watari and Tatsumi talk about bonsai as a way of talking about other things. (Added 16 January 2006)

Hakushaku Drabble by Amet
Hakushaku's been watching Tsuzuki very closely for a long time. Hisoka objects strongly. (Added 6 November 2005)

Happy Face by Amet
No one's comfortable with Terazuma when his partner's not around. Told from Terazuma's point of view. (Added 6 November 2005)

Heritage by Maya
A shinigami comes to collect a soul. This is a short piece with a slight twist at the end. (Added 20 August 2004)

Idee Fixe by Aeanagwen
This story explores a possible backstory for Terazuma and how he came to be burdened with KaGanKokuShunGei. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Irresistible Force: Immovable Object by Laekin
This story starts Laekin's Gray Knight Arc which develops a romantic relationship between Tatsumi and Watari. The stories in the arc vary quite a bit in mood and pacing, but those who like one are likely to enjoy the others. In this story, Tatsumi and Watari take on a heartbreaking case involving unscheduled deaths in the hospital where Hisoka died. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Karmic Ocean Dried Up by Rana Eros
Tsuzuki and Hisoka go on a vacation together. (Added 30 March 2005)

Late Fees by Serilda
Watari hides in Tatsumi's office to avoid trouble. (Added 11 July 2006)

Like This by ??? (giftfic)
When a demon they're pursuing lays Tsuzuki low, Tatsumi steps in to partner with Hisoka in hunting it. (Added 17 December 2005)

The Live Through Arc by Kouri
I have a few quibbles with these stories (largely that the plots require the characters to be occasionally stupider than I think they really are), but I enjoyed them. Lots of sweetly fluffy angst mixed with Muraki, sex and violence. Set after events in Kyoto and in the anime continuity. (Added 20 July 2004)

Look At Me by White Cat
Hisoka doesn't want Muraki to look at him, but he also doesn't want him looking at Tsuzuki. (Added 16 January 2006)

Lost in Jade by Selah Spinshadow
This story fascinated and frustrated me. It's obviously intended as a jumping off point for a series of stories, but the author's ff.net profile indicates three stalled sequels. Ah, well... Muraki presents Oriya with a 'gift,' a badly injured Hisoka. (Added 20 August 2004)

A Marriage of True Minds by Triskell
Tatsumi doesn't want a relationship (or thinks he doesn't). Watari pushes. (Added 31 July 2006)

Memory Loss by ??? (giftfic)
Touda offers Tsuzuki forgetfulness. (Added 17 December 2005)

A Midsummer's Nightmare by Experimental
Weird things are happening in Meifu. The Earl requests assistance. Watari seems to be deader than usual. 003 is missing. And Tsuzuki has food poisoning. (Added 19 Dec. 2004)

My Heart a Hunter by Rana Eros
Hisoka keeps coming back to talk to Oriya. (Added 20 April 2006)

Old Loves by Northlight
"Hisoka doesn't believe in happily-ever-after, but he wants to." (Added 8 June 2006)

On the Utility of Ribbons by AngstnoKami
Tatsumi wants to seduce Watari but fears rejection, so he tries it anonymously. Sweet and a little bit kinky. Though if I were Watari in this situation, I'd want to smack Tatsumi... (Added 6 November 2005)

One of My Turns by Bekquai
This pre-series vignette shows Tsuzuki mourning the loss of one of his partners. Tatsumi tries to help, but he can't quite give Tsuzuki what he needs. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Only on a True Return Will You Find That You've Never Left by elynrae
Tsuzuki visits Gensoukai. (Added 21 March 2005)

Otsuya by jed
A mission involving a funeral forces Hisoka to take a hard look at matters between himself and Tsuzuki. (Added 15 June 2005)

Overdue by makasarili
A drabble showing a confrontation between Tatsumi and Muraki. I'm not usually enthusiastic about drabbles. They're much harder to write well than most people seem to think. This one works perfectly. (Added 21 March 2005)

Palette by Bonibaru
In this vignette, Hisoka thinks about Tsuzuki and Tatsumi. The descriptions are excellent. (Added 6 November 2005)

Paper Tears by Sholio
As Tsuzuki recovers from events in the Kyoto arc, Hisoka reflects on the changes he's made in his own life in an effort to be a better partner. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Persistence of Memory by Mistress Renet (YnM)
Tatsumi and Watari talk about old times which leads to sex. (Added 8 June 2006)

Portrayal of an Empath in Sixteen Stages by Ria
The author's description says, "Sometimes, Hisoka mourns the man he might have been. Then he realises that perhaps the boy he turned out to be isn't so bad, after all." This story is a series of vignettes about Hisoka at various stages in his life and afterlife. (Added 19 Nov. 2004)

The RPS Porn Drabbles by Helene
Watari made the mistake of leaving his notebook where Tsuzuki could find it. And critique his Tatsumi/Tsuzuki smut. A lot of this is in images of the handwritten pages, so it may be too image-intensive or otherwise difficult to read for some. (Added 6 November 2005)

Reprieve by Aeanagwen
Tatsumi offers Nagare a few moments peace. (Added 26 Oct. 2004)

Rewritten on the Body by Melymbrosia
A very short, sweet Hisoka piece. (Added 17 Feb. 2005)

Rite of Passage by Parallactic
The story starts out, "In his seventh year as a shinigami, Hisoka snapped and tried to chop down all the cherry trees in Meifu." What he can't figure out, after, is why his coworkers react to his actions the way they do. (Added 8 June 2006)

Scientific Endeavors by beautifulelf1
WIP. A teacher helps Hisoka master his gifts. In experimenting with his abilities, Hisoka discovers something sinister manipulating Tatsumi's dreams. (Added 30 March 2005)

Skin on Skin by Rose
This is a post-Kyoto AU. It's both sweet and heartbreaking. Hisoka and Watari both desperately need to lose themselves in someone else for a little while. (Added 24 January 2006)

Small Mercies by threewalls
Watari finally gets his sex change potion to work. Wakaba takes the now female Terazuma shopping, and sex ensues. (Added 11 July 2006)

The Span of Absolute Judgment by Hua
Tatsumi, Hisoka and a blood/sex magic attempt to break Hisoka's curse. (Added 8 June 2006)

Splinter by Super Cat
Different people see Muraki in different ways, but who sees most truly? (Added 27 Jan. 2005)

Stature by Lodestar
Hisoka considers Tsuzuki's clothes. (Added 17 Feb. 2005)

Stretching Towards the Sun by Rose Argent
In this dark story, Hisoka and Tatsumi travel to Siberia to find out why so many humans are continuing to walk around after their deaths have been recorded. (Added 17 December 2005)

Stupidity by Pandora Souris-Cadavre
Hisoka takes the initiative. (Added 17 Feb. 2005)

Sudden Death by Hope of Dawn
Weiss Kreuz/Yami no Matsuei. Schwarz is sent to attempt to recruit a Japanese psychic. Somebody's timing is off. Or perhaps... Somebody's timing is better than anyone guessed. (Added 19 Nov. 2004)

Those Who Wait by Naga
During the Kyoto arc, the shikigami wait while Tsuzuki is Muraki's prisoner. There are some grammatical and spelling errors, but the story's more than worth the effort. I really liked Touda's point of view. (Added 20 August 2004)

The Trial by Tessa Marlene
After killing a powerful being in order to protect some school children, Tsuzuki is judged and tortured. Tatsumi, Hisoka and Watari all work in their own ways to try to rescue their friend, but there's more going on than they guess. (Added 11 Sept. 2004)

Umbral Embrace by Lyrebird
Hisoka's intent on working to improve his skill as a swordsman. Tatsumi seems supportive, but Hisoka finds himself wondering what's really going on. (Added 19 Dec. 2004)

A Working Relationship by velvetglove
Tatsumi assures himself that he made the right decision. (Added 17 Feb. 2005)

Yami no Schwarz by Rana Eros
Yami no Matsuei/Weiss Kreuz. In this series of drabbles, the members of Schwarz from Weiss Kreuz canon are replaced by characters from Yami no Matsuei. (Added 20 April 2006)

Yin and Yang by Signy
Tsuzuki asks Watari about the office odds on his relationship with Hisoka. This is funny and sweet with a hard bite at the end. (Added 6 November 2005)

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