3XCOM: A New Phoenix » by TheMysticDreamer After 20 years of alien occupation, the Resistance finally has its trump card: The Commander. But for their plans to work, they need the troops on the field to play their part. Half AAR, half narrative, this will be a retelling and partial re-imagining of XCOM 2's plot, loosely based on a completed playthrough, and through the eyes of a varied cast of soldiers.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 9, words: 52k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, updated: 9/14 published: 7/8, OC
A Fascimile of Peace » by Paranoidgirl Zhang gets deployed to gather Intelligence from someone in one of the City Centers. His Contact is... somewhat familiar.
T, English, Suspense, chapters: 10, words: 6k+, 9/14
A War to End All Wars » by PRAKNASTY When an Extraterrestrial force suddenly appears out of nowhere twenty one years after initially attacking the planet, only one team stands between them and total annihilation of the human race and life on Earth as we know it. The Xenonauts will rise up and take the fight to the alien invaders as the planet's life hangs in the balance. Can extinction be stopped? #TheNastyOne
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, updated: 9/4 published: 9/2, Big Sky, OC
All we Need by Paranoidgirl After the events of XCom 2, Geist and Zhang have a peaceful moment.
T, English, Romance, words: 557, 8/16
Castles in the Air by garlicphone After two decades trapped alone in his tower, Julian finally gets his chance at escape. He's spent so long preparing for exactly this moment. His plan is perfect. Nothing can go wrong. The SPARK unit will be his, just as Father always intended. (A retelling of the Shen's Last Gift DLC from the perspective of one very deluded AI).
T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 6k+, 8/11, R. Shen, L. Shen, Julian
19Chosen Stories From The War » by The Black Maiden What would it take for the Chosen, the very children of Gods Themselves, to abandon everything they know and defect to the resistance? Well, death is a good start. What follows is only told in stories. (New chapters every week!)
T, English, Sci-Fi & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 45, words: 295k+, favs: 40, follows: 53, updated: 8/10 published: 2/22/2020, OC, Assassin, Hunter, Warlock
10The Streets of Mega-Primus » by book typewriter Classic AU set in X-COM Apocalypse. Disclaimer: Classic games were developed by Mythos Games. Rewrite of my previous attempt. Please R&R to help the development of this story. Enjoy! :)
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 10, words: 39k+, favs: 6, follows: 7, updated: 8/7 published: 6/23/2019
50Enigma » by Trackhawk It became very clear that this was not your everyday Sergeant who was addressing me. No, this was the voice of complete authority. Pure and utter respect was demanded from that voice, and nothing less would do. A small shiver of fear and admiration ran through my body. Not only because of what they meant, but because of who they were delivered by. "Drew Crawford, Squad Lockdown."
T, English, chapters: 30, words: 109k+, favs: 23, follows: 42, updated: 8/2 published: 7/28/2014, Bradford, Big Sky, OC
Proper Communication by FetteredNail Local city psychologist gets stalked by apex predator, dies horribly.
T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, 7/22
67XCOM: The Why Bother Files » by alimination602 A series of short stories based on the original 'Things XCOM Operatives Are No Longer Allowed to Do' list as well as a few other rules thrown in for good measure.
T, English, Humor, chapters: 40, words: 48k+, favs: 68, follows: 70, updated: 7/10 published: 5/18/2017, Bradford, Dr. Vahlen, R. Shen, OC
373The XCOM Files » by Xabiar A collection of documents, dossiers, and analysis on the various units, factions, organizations, cultures, history, events and leaders spanning the Ethereal Collective, ADVENT and XCOM. A supplementary companion collection to XCOM: The Advent Directive.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 188, words: 811k+, favs: 155, follows: 158, updated: 7/7 published: 5/5/2017
The Death of a Lifesaver by Smol The Bean Hello! I wrote this little story in homage to my friend and I, who's soldiers fought during a particularly nasty resistance haven assault. This is my first ever story here, so any criticism or feedback is truly appreciated!
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Tragedy, words: 954, favs: 2, follows: 2, 5/12
7The Devil's Footnotes » by Big Demoband A collection of excerpts and drabbles pertaining to SFTD.
T, English, Sci-Fi, chapters: 45, words: 93k+, favs: 23, follows: 20, updated: 4/15 published: 3/14/2019
1 The Vise of a Viper by SweatshirtWearingViper Devin made a bet against his friends, and lost that bet within five minutes. Devin isn't a coward, and understands he is doomed. His social status will be lowered and his dignity will be torn to shreds. The dare is simple: make an appointment with a chiropractor. But not all professionals in City 31 are human. It makes perfect sense that Devin's chiropractor has to be a viper.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Friendship, words: 6k+, favs: 24, follows: 17, 3/30
4 Chryssalid Ships » by The French Fish of Chaos Chryssalids are a lot smarter than we give them credit for. Declared Dead - Fourth chapter explains why. Thank you all.
T, English, Humor & Sci-Fi, chapters: 4, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 2/23 published: 8/18/2017
1 Trying to Fix the Fade by Paranoidgirl Mox visits an old friend, who has taken it upon themselves to try and find a cure for The Fade.
T, English, Romance, words: 623, favs: 2, follows: 2, 2/23, Dr. Tygan
1 Who I Am by Paranoidgirl Zhang is having a bit of an existential crisis. Nothing a good drink and a listening ear can't solve.
T, English, Angst, words: 749, favs: 2, follows: 2, 11/22/2020
Knuckles by FalconHawk The uber ethereal is dead, and Knuckles has opted to go down with the ship. Can this really be how it ends?
K+, English, Sci-Fi, words: 1k+, 9/27/2020
X-com Another mission by dragonflyguy565 Story of brave soldiers
K+, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, words: 846, 8/16/2020
5XCOM: Invaluable Asset » by God of Light 11 A normal teen is thrust from their every day life into the world of XCOM. He will have to help humanity with his knowledge of the aliens to stop the invasion and save them. However, he is unsure if this is what wall happen, or will there be a more grim fate for them
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 12, follows: 19, updated: 7/22/2020 published: 5/17/2020, Bradford, Dr. Vahlen, R. Shen, OC
1 Tales from Advent: The Birth of the Viper's Nest by Nikolaides Chimera Squad relies on getting the items to give them the edge they need from The Viper's Nest, a scavenging network run by the mysterious Xug. The odd thing is, she takes payment not in money, but in information. During a quiet period between her work, she relents, and tells you her story, of how she became the most influential trader on the continent
T, English, Sci-Fi, words: 3k+, favs: 11, follows: 7, 7/15/2020
2 Late Nights on Deck by cheshcat The Commander is struggling to adjust after her rescue from the ADVENT facility. Plagued by nightmares both awake and asleep, she's barely keeping it together until her second-in-command finds the solution to her sleepless nights. Central/F!Commander one shot. Nightmares, comfort, lightly-implied PTSD but overall pretty fluffy.
T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 7/9/2020
3 Last Night in Hong Kong by Paranoidgirl What did happen that fateful night in Hong Kong before Xcom stepped in to pick up Shaojie Zhang? A lot more than met the eye.
T, English, Suspense, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, 7/6/2020
3Cryptid Compassion » by Lighting wolf knight Vice had one goal... to build Oasis, a community for humans and aliens. one new commando for Advent might be able to help her among war and the strain of leadership. Slightly follows games. Oc x viper. Rated T for violence, death and profanity.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 19, updated: 5/21/2020 published: 5/4/2020, Bradford, OC, Hunter
5Into The Brush - An Xcom Story » by ACynicalOwl653 A small squad of Xcom operatives is sent on a routine scouting op, but things quickly start to go wrong, meeting with heavy resistance and a viper who is far stronger than any they had seen before. Perhaps this operation wasn't as routine as they thought it was.
T, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 4, follows: 8, updated: 5/14/2020 published: 5/8/2020, OC