4Path of the Borealis » by benignmilitancy Eli is dead. Gordon's awake, slave to a man who seeks to capitalize on old debts from Black Mesa. And caught in the crosshairs, Alyx struggles to keep the Resistance alive long enough to recover Dr. Mossman and locate the Borealis. Sequel to "Something Secret Steers Us." WIP.
T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 12, words: 57k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 12/21 published: 12/1/2019, Alyx V., Barney C., Gordon F., I. Kleiner
Snug as a Bug by Dorsail Gordon Freeman harbors a general fondness for bugs in all their forms. Barney Calhoun does not.
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 12/13, [Barney C., Gordon F.] I. Kleiner, Lamarr
2 For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky by That-Hoopy-Frood "We're all in the gutter; but some of us are looking at the stars." In which Gordon Freeman restores something long lost, and Alyx Vance returns the favor... written for the Quantum Entanglement Charity Zine; cover image by @rxry on Tumblr
K, English, Romance & Angst, words: 5k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/6, [Gordon F., Alyx V.] G-Man
1Sudarium by Dorsail They shared compassion at end of the world. A series of interludes. (Written for Quantum Entanglement: A Freemance Charity Zine)
T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, words: 5k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 11/28, [Gordon F., Alyx V.]
3Steve The Headcrab » by Bentendowhis Steve Johnson is your average everyday headcrab. He has a simple life, but one day he recieves an invitation to a strange government program. What will happen to Steve Johnson?
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 8, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 11/4 published: 6/16/2011, Gordon F., I. Kleiner, Lamarr
6 Seeing Things » by prisma-globe (HLVRAI) Post party and post Black Mesa, Gordon's life should've returned back to normal. Key word- should've. When The Science Team starts to get plagued with disappearing figures in their homes, they find out that things aren't what they seem, and someone wants them to know that.
K, English, Mystery & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 17k+, favs: 9, follows: 7, updated: 11/1 published: 5/18, Gordon F.
2Missing in Action » by ElephantDoingCrack Missing in λction is about the continuation of Adrian Shephard's story through a new setting with new characters. After waking up years later, he must figure out the mystery behind City 22 and how to stop their production.
T, English, Adventure & Sci-Fi, chapters: 6, words: 30k+, favs: 9, follows: 11, updated: 10/31 published: 8/14/2019, A. Shephard
0 Percent by Toasterbirb There's no time to stop. There's certainly not time to stand still for several minutes facing the wall plugged into a charger. But even metal muscles give out eventually.
T, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/20, Gordon F.
Echoes by matericsoul The story is a reflection on the topic "What if ..." In this case, it is being discussed, what if Judith Mossman at the end of Half-Life 2 did not stop Wallace Brin from sending Eli and Alix Vance to the Alliance world? What if it all ended with Bryn, and therefore the Alliance, gaining the upper hand against the Resistance and, in particular, Gordon Freeman?
K, English, Drama & Angst, words: 4k+, 10/17, Alyx V., G-Man, Gordon F., W. Breen
Campfire Songs by Toasterbirb A few days after leaving on the train out of City 17, Barney reflects on some things around a campfire.
K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 9/8, Barney C.
2 A Red Letter Day » by Toasterbirb What if Gordon had arrived early, when both Eli and Alyx were still in City 17? Sort-of AU where he stays for about a week, Barney accidentally blows his cover as a CP, a large portion of the resistance is forced to flee to White Forest, and chaos ensues.
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 30k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 8/27 published: 7/26, Alyx V., Barney C., Gordon F., I. Kleiner
Lost in the Darkness by Bayoboo My first HLVRAI fic, sorry if I portray some of the characters wrong. A few years after the Resonance Cascade, Gordon hasn't fully recovered from the events that had transpired, still fearing that HE may return... He soon finds he was right to be afraid, and must find a way to stop Benrey before he takes full control of him and maybe even hurt his son, Joshua. Rated T for violence.
T, English, Supernatural & Suspense, words: 937, favs: 1, follows: 1, 8/13, Gordon F., G-Man, OC
2The Chumtoad Hunt by AJTheSnake2006 After a chumtoad escapes being researched, it's up to Gordon Freeman and Barney Calhoun to hunt it down.
T, English, words: 920, favs: 2, 7/19, Barney C., Gordon F., Walter B.
3Half-Life 2: Anticitizen » by HaveYouBeenAnAlumnus Half-Life 2: Anticitizen is a reimagining of the beloved second installment in the Half-Life series, incorporating many of the cut content and early concepts. Follow Gordon Freeman's journey through City 17, Ravenholm, the Air Exchange, Borealis, and many other strange places, and meet some familiar faces, as well as some familiar-but-slightly-different ones! (Also on Tumblr)
T, English, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 7/18 published: 7/4
1 Thanks, dad by ZennyZach (HLVRAI) Gordon accidentally calls Dr. Coomer dad, hilarity ensues. One-Shot, based on an ask @batz on tumblr got.
K, English, Family, words: 998, favs: 9, follows: 3, 7/8
Equal and Opposite Reaction by Verticalitii adrian shephard is not in control of his life. he's living a normal one- one that is stagnating, and emotionally hurting him, but a normal life nonetheless. and yet change has seen fit to take control. slightly AU, mostly Headcanon. T for swearing and alcohol.
T, English, Drama & Humor, words: 1k+, 7/7, A. Shephard, OC
1 Ψ(x,t) by That-Hoopy-Frood Eli Vance's body was twisted on the ground and dead beyond doubt. Eli Vance's face was pressed close to Gordon's and begging him to save his daughter...(Spoilers for Half Life: Alyx; takes place after the events of HL2: Episode 2)
K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 6/29, [Gordon F., Alyx V.] G-Man
4 IHTFP by Dorsail It is Dr. Gordon Freeman's first week of employment at Black Mesa. Between the pompous scientists and daunting multi-million dollar projects, a pang of loneliness rattles in his chest. But it's nothing that a healthy dose of nostalgia can't fix, involving a certain old college professor… (Written for Lambda Core: A Half-Life Charity Zine)
K+, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 6/5, Barney C., Gordon F., I. Kleiner
4 What to Do, What to Do by TheRepeat Two HECU marines have a conversation while lugging around an obnoxiously heavy doctor.
T, English, Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/17
Half-Life Blackbody » by John Hitchcock It was a simple job. Get in get out, but Maya Bishop soon discovered a lot more than she could have expected when she was deployed to the Black Mesa research facility. When she was betrayed by her own, she would learn just how devastating the Resonance Cascade truly was, and how far some would go to cover it up. The mission became irrelevant- all that mattered was survival.
K+, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 14k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 5/10
1 Uncertainty Principle by Dorsail A pair of scientists perform an experiment on quantum mechanics.
T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 671, favs: 1, 4/29, [Alyx V., Gordon F.]
67The Remarkable Schrdinger Man » by Jazz Kaufmann This is a Half-Life 2 retelling, with the focus on Gordon Freeman as a deeply troubled character overcoming his trauma and inner conflict. [In progress]
T, English, Sci-Fi & Drama, chapters: 11, words: 125k+, favs: 98, follows: 111, updated: 4/22 published: 12/5/2016, Alyx V., G-Man, Gordon F.
2Only Human: A Freehoun Fic (HALF LIFE ALYX SPOILERS) by Maxskellington As the resistance is given a moment to breath for the first time in decades, Barney finds himself struggling to get comfortable as Gordon continues to try and push himself. Hopefully he can take some of the weight off his shoulders.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 3, 4/7
4Half-Life: Opposing Force 2 by Ian Otter For Corporal Adrian Shepherd, he would have thought with the destruction of the Black Mesa Facility, that would have been the end of it. That the nightmare would end. Unfortunately, it seemed as though fate had other plans for him. The right man in the wrong place indeed...
T, English, Adventure & Mystery, words: 7k+, favs: 11, follows: 17, 3/6, A. Shephard
Alyx X Male Combine Soldier by Thetdm Zack And you thought being a OTA soldier was easy. Your the last combine unit on Earth and are found by the Alyx Vance herself.
K, English, Romance, words: 439, favs: 2, follows: 2, 2/6, Alyx V., The Combine, Gordon F.