We won't leave you by Ca98 Ryan has had a couple of rough weeks and after losing his cool at a Harbor soccer match, Sandy tries to talk to him.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, 2h, Seth C., Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
1Me, Myself and Him » by NeEco Noir A story of two boys who find comfort in each other One being the king of high school with everything. The other being a short fem-boy who steals his heart. And then you have the lesbian and gay best friends who get them together, since both are to dense to know when they are in love. Also can't forget the friend betrayals, love rivals and of course daddy issues (OC story)
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 812, updated: 10/5 published: 9/27
15Clearing the Air » by Sternwood I have this idea about writing a larger work about Anna and Ryan. This started off as just an exercise to characterise them, but I think it fits pretty seamlessly into the narrative. I read during an interview with Josh Schwartz recently that they considered Anna and Ryan near the end of Season 1 to keep Anna on the show but ultimately opted to go for Theresa. Here is my take.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 8, words: 19k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, updated: 10/3 published: 5/21, Ryan A., Anna S.
2 Another shark movie? by Ca98 Sandy and Kirsten reflect on their relationship with Ryan and the evening takes an unexpected turn
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 891, favs: 3, 9/30, Seth C., Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
9Berkeley Series » by Crazychicke As the title suggests - drabbles about Ryan & Taylor's Berkeley days and events post season 4. Ryan is faced with a decision to help a desperate kid who reminds him of himself. He reflects on his past, and the kindness of the Cohens who made him into the man he is today. Ryan's future is set, but what of the kid by the payphone?
K+, English, Mystery & Humor, chapters: 6, words: 4k+, favs: 7, follows: 8, updated: 9/25 published: 5/1, Seth C., Ryan A., Summer R., Taylor T.
11Welcome back to the OC, bitch » by Isakindofnormal This is a rewriting of the O.C seasons but mostly centered on Seth and Summer, their relatiosnhip, their friendship with Ryan and Marissa and with tehir families. So, welcome back to the O.C. By the way, Marissa would not die here.
K+, English, chapters: 7, words: 18k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 9/18 published: 2/21, [Seth C., Summer R.] [Marissa C., Ryan A.]
2Prologue: Operation Best Life » by Sternwood Summer hatches a plan to get Anna and Ryan living together. Anna transfers to Berkeley for semi-mystery reasons. Post Season 4. Going from the canon of the show.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, follows: 1, updated: 9/5 published: 8/15, Ryan A., Anna S.
A lovely Turtle hatching night by AJsparkles Alright. So, Seth and Ryan are going to watch the turtles hatch at the beach. I hope you enjoy. Please read and Review.
K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 326, favs: 1, 6/23, Seth C., Ryan A.
57The Brothers » by matthewsbj Takes place shortly after Trey is released from prison (The Brothers Grimm (2x17)). A completely different Trey then what we saw; one that would have been better for Ryan. It also shows Sandy and Kirsten as united couple/parents, and not how divided they seemed to be in the latter half of the second season. I've decided to continue this series.
K, English, Family, chapters: 8, words: 27k+, favs: 27, follows: 19, updated: 6/23 published: 5/5/2016, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C., Trey A.
6Lockdown Orders » by Alieh (Loosely connected one-shots) No one would have guessed their senior year of high school would be spent like this...
K+, English, Humor & Family, chapters: 3, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 5/20 published: 5/10, Seth C., Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
37Tears & Rain » by viper209n He had vowed to keep her from harm. All it took was one night for all the years of successfully protecting her to disappear. Because now she was hurting and he knew he couldn't fix this. SandyKirsten
T, English, Angst & Tragedy, chapters: 6, words: 22k+, favs: 9, follows: 9, updated: 5/17 published: 1/15/2007, Kirsten C., Sandy C.
The Never Ending DreAm by Azthunderstar [This is still a WIP and many things will be changed] This is a story about a girl who wakes up in a forest and has no idea where she is, follow her to her journey home! ….but many obstacles await her as this world isnt as nice as it may seem
T, English, Suspense & Fantasy, words: 1k+, 5/17
124Down A Rabbit Hole We Go » by sssms Very AU story involving Caleb, Ryan, and the Cohen's. This is my first O.C. fanfic and other than the first few chapters, I don't even know where it is going.
K+, English, Angst, chapters: 16, words: 22k+, favs: 23, follows: 41, updated: 4/25 published: 9/1/2020, Ryan A., Caleb N.
2Ropes & Chairs 3 by Emily989 Marissa Cooper & Taylor Townsend are back again, and in the tightest spot of all! Can they finally get out of it once and for all?
T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 8k+, updated: 4/14 published: 3/22, Marissa C., Taylor T.
5 Letting Him Go by Mare43 After Theresa tells Ryan she has miscarried, Ryan returns to Chino to offer her support. Beginning of season two, missing scenes, for some closure for Ryan and Theresa.
T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 2k+, 3/31, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C., Teresa
167 The search for a family » by Linneagb Boxing day in Khao Lak, Thailand 2004. The perfect vacation turn into a living nightmare when the ocean turn into a monster all around. And there is Sandy Cohen searching his wife and son. And eleven year old Ryan Atwood, missing his mum and brother but stuck in hospital with a hurt leg. But maybe they can work together to find out who got to live, and who died. AU.
T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 59, words: 149k+, favs: 21, follows: 28, updated: 3/19 published: 12/4/2017, [Sandy C., Kirsten C.] Seth C., Ryan A.
3 Ropes & Chairs 2 by Emily989 Marissa Cooper & Taylor Townsend are back and in an even tighter spot! Can they get out of it this time?
T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, 3/3, Marissa C., Taylor T.
9 Safe with us by Ca98 When Ryan gets hurt at soccer practice, he can still always count on the Cohens to be there for him.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 2/24, Seth C., Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
7 Ropes & Chairs by Emily989 Marissa Cooper & Taylor Townsend are in a really tight spot! But can they get out of it?
T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, 2/23, Marissa C., Taylor T.
10 You can choose the color by Ca98 A regular Saturday allows for quality Sandy/Ryan time and serves as a reminder of how deep Ryan's scars still are
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 3, 2/16, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
Found out by Mys0445 Flashbacks can be very helpful. **I own nothing realted to The OC characters. Much love and props to Josh Schwartz**
K, English, Romance & Drama, words: 475, favs: 1, 2/12, Marissa C., Ryan A.
18things i want to say » by fatedtopretendd RM. Collection of missing scenes or variants on canon.
T, English, chapters: 8, words: 9k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, updated: 1/16 published: 5/7/2020, [Ryan A., Marissa C.]
2 The backstory of damien roberts (not a real person made up) by 1Dloverforlife36 The story of a boy named damien and his past life
K+, English, Family & Drama, words: 569, 1/6
148 Witness » by Mare43 Sequel to "A Bitter Pill": The head of the group home Ryan stayed at is ready to stand trial for second-degree murder. Ryan is set to take the stand and testify against him, facing the man who abused him.
T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 32k+, favs: 36, follows: 34, updated: 12/27/2020 published: 8/19/2019, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
102The Defense » by matthewsbj Hopefully, a series of one-shots that show the Cohen's defending Ryan at various points throughout the series.
K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 21k+, favs: 32, follows: 26, updated: 11/25/2020 published: 12/24/2016, Seth C., Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.