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    When the Statue of Liberty slides into view, the whole ship roars. It’s deafening. Bucky throws his fist in the air and yells along with everyone else. His heart is in his throat. The Statue of goddamn Liberty. Bucky wants to climb up her robe and kiss her sour green face.

    The cheers rise up again as they go by her, and then die back down; most of the guys are just happy to sit and smile and watch the city float lazily into focus. They know they’ve got days more of barracks and bunks and cheap train seats before they’ll get to see their families in Pittsburgh, or Columbus, or Chicago. But Bucky’s home, he can see Brooklyn, and he laughs and shades his eyes from the sun and feels crazy with happiness, and this has to be the slowest fucking boat in the world, but at least he has a good view while he dies of impatience.

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    In 1945, Bucky comes home from the war.

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    With life winding down new problems pop up, and Steve and Bucky are left struggling with their own personal demons. Steve is trying to figure out what being bisexual really means, while Bucky deals with depression, PTSD, and life with only one arm. Their friendship on the verge of collapse, their lives only get weirder when everyone’s favorite Guardian of the Galaxy, Baby Groot, ends up living in Steve’s apartment. Will the little hell-raiser help fix the problems or will he just create new ones?

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    Like many other war veterans, Bucky Barnes is alone. He doesn't talk to his family, he has no friends and his only human interactions are with his cleaning crew from Avengers Tower. Plagued by nightmares and pain, he lives each day in isolation. Until the Avengers bring their fight at home and Bucky gets to meet the famous Captain America. To his surprise, both their lives change forever after that.

    Or: the janitor listening to music and ignoring the battle around him AU that no one asked for.

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    Little bit angst, little bit fluff...

    When Tony made his husband a metal arm, he wasn't expecting the military to put him right back on deployment before they even got their shit straight.

    Almost a year later...

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    Lieutenant Steve Rogers has done all the right things. Graduated West Point at the top of his class. Earned a coveted spot as an infantry officer. Found the woman of his dreams. Everything is going exactly as planned. That is, until he accepts a platoon leader position for a unit deploying to Iraq, where he’s reunited with the ex-boyfriend he’d rather forget but never could.

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    Sergeant First Class Barnes thinks he knows war. He lives in a wild cycle of military training, deployments, sex, drinking, and pining for his former best friend and ex-boyfriend, Steve Rogers. But when Lieutenant Rogers is assigned as his platoon leader during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Sergeant Barnes realizes that he doesn't know the first thing about what it means to truly fight for something.

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    "There's not gonna be any weird shit between you and Rogers, is there? I don’t know what happened between you two and don’t really care, but I definitely don't need any weird shit on this deployment," Captain Barton says.

    "No, Sir. No weird shit," Bucky says.

    "Good, 'cause things are gonna get pretty fuckin' real once we get to Baghdad."

    One corner of Bucky’s mouth curves upward. "Don't I know it."

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    They have a saying at the pool where Bucky used to work. No matter how far someone strays they always come back there eventually, even if it's just to visit. Sure enough, ten years later, Bucky is back in town and surprised to find that his old friend Steve still works there.

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    (Notice that this fic is on pause until I get my life together!!!)
    Bucky Barnes has issues. Mental health issues, and a whole lot of them, to be precise.
    Bucky is fucked up, and he knows that. His apartment looks like a dumping ground on most days, he can’t sleep through the night, sometimes he doesn’t shower for six days and doesn’t leave the house except to see his therapist once a week. Mostly, Bucky has no idea how the whole “talking about your problems” thing is supposed to help him, but sometimes his therapist has some really great ideas.
    Like getting a dog.
    Which is how Bucky meets Steve. Steve has blond hair and shoulders as broad as Bucky’s academic future if he wouldn’t suffer from depression and multiple mental disorders, and a waist as small as Bucky’s self-esteem. Steve also has a yellowish dog with floppy ears called Sunshine. And sunshine makes its way into Bucky’s life with a bounce in its step.

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    Wanda runs. It's all she's ever known. She runs away from her past and away from herself, which is probably how she ends up running straight into Bucky. / a Modern AU, winterwitch.

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    James Buchanan Barnes died four years ago, while deployed to Afghanistan. An IED blew up his convoy, his left arm in pieces, his life ended. Eleven months later, his lungs filled with stale air. He was in a wooden box. He had never been this hungry. Somehow he clawed his way through the wooden lid, through dirt and sand. He didn't seem to need to breathe at all. All he knew was hunger.

    Now, four years later, Bucky is just trying to make a life for himself, when he meets Steve and he is forced to decide how Steve is going to fit into this new life.

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    Once upon a time, in a kingdom by the sea, lived a Prince with paper-thin skin and eyes of melting ice. He had a fire burning in his chest, and the only thought in his mind was to love and to be loved by a Soldier with scars all over his body as well as his soul.


    “Is it a sunset or a dawn?”

    “Depends. What do you think it is?”

    “What’s the answer that makes me look optimistic?”

    “I don’t know. It depends.”

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    Bucky returns from war adrift, and finds home in a horrible hipster bar.

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    lovebug (n); the name given to the person with whom you have fallen head over heels in love. to be called a lovebug is the ultimate expression of affection. they are the love of your life.

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    Bucky Barnes likes to be bound. Normally, Sam is his guy for this. One day Sam can't do it, and Bucky meets Steve.

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    Bucky Barnes has been in a funk ever since the bomb blast that took his arm in Afghanistan. His home is an uninspiring mess, he's directionless and barely able to hold things together. Even the constant love and support of his adopted siblings, Natasha and Clint, isn't quite enough to pull him through.

    But he knows that things will get better when he finally meets his soulmate and hears the words that have given him hope since he was eighteen. Until he finally does meet them in the most unexpected way, and everything just gets worse.

    But as Sam, Natasha's soulmate says, you can't fix Destiny. So Bucky's going to have to fix everything else...

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    Bucky Barnes' life has hit a skid. After his high school sweetheart divorced him, his life is solidly lodged in a rut with few prospects and little motivation for change. After witnessing a murder at a local airport, he goes into hiding to avoid the murderer from shutting him up. Permanently. He finds himself hiding on Eden, a resort specializing in kink. And because the cosmos are out to laugh in his face, he soon discovers his ex-husband is running the joint. Because of course he is.

    Reconnecting is a rocky road when people are out to kill Bucky and his emotions are compromised by the sudden discovery of his kink side. What would his religious parents have to say about that? Nothing good.

    The Exit to Eden AU literally no one asked for, but I felt like writing anyway.

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    It's like this; James Barnes went to war when he was 21 and came back when he was 24. He feels like he's left everything he had in the desert of Kandahar, but maybe there are things that you can discover all over again.

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    sadieb798 gave this prompt on the SWBB Slack prompt chat:

    "Uber driver Sam picks his romantic partner from their one night stand (you can choose which ship you wanna write)"

    I replied, "it would be interesting if Sam and the person had broken up and this was how they were seeing each other again"

    This is that fic.

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    Bucky Barnes, 6'5 feet tall, 230 pounds of muscle, tattooed Russian, insomniac amputee that is now a professional ballerina and a Omega that's bursting at the seams with the want to start a family.

    Steve Rogers: 5 five feet short, 90 pounds of asthma and health conditions; arcitect, Alpha.

    And through my 3 AM Red Bull induced hypergraphia, I will magically merge these two dorks into the best Damn couple in Brooklyn.

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    When Steve's dad is diagnosed with cancer, Steve returns to his childhood home to support his mom -- a small town called Gold Cliff, Colorado. Ten years before, he left Gold Cliff behind him, left his no-longer-best-friend Bucky Barnes behind him, with the intention of never seeing him ever again. But Bucky Barnes crash-lands back into his life nonetheless, long-haired and one-armed and haunted, keeping secrets from day one.

    Filled with self-loathing and millennial angst, they agree to a mutually beneficial sexual relationship to blow off steam.

    Steve should have known better than to think he could ever put Bucky Barnes behind him.

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    Sam and Steve are from away, but they do alright.

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