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9th-May-2012 10:50 pm Hung Be the Heavens With Black by GM (PG 13)
Pairing: No pairing
Length: almost 25k
Author on LJ: Author does not have an LJ
Author Website:
Why this must be read:
This is one of those rare fics that becomes a landmark in a fandom; a fic that brings tears to the eyes no matter how many times it is read, no matter if it is read to the point of memorization, chokes and shocks the reader. )
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1st-May-2012 10:13 pm No Brass, No Ammo, No Peace by B Huff
Hello....I'm as524 and I'm the van driver for Hawaii Five0 this month...I've got a list of original and reboot stories for you that I hope you'll enjoy. Now remember I learned how to drive in Chi-town so I'm a bit like Steve in that sit back, fasten your seat belt & here we go....first stop, a classic mustang convertible refit sounds like a good option...

Pairing: No Pairings in this story
Length: approximately 30k
Author on LJ: No but see website link below
Author Website:
Why this must be read:
B Huff is one of the best writers of original Five0 fic period. She writers the show's characters completely true to what we saw on the show and her original characters are minutely developed and delightful. Her plotlines are detailed and complex yet not so much so that a reader who knows little about the original series couldn't follow them.

This particular story is a wonderful extended epilogue to 'And I Want Some Candy and a Gun That Shoots' along with a stand alone story in its own right. It picks up from the last scene of the episode & traces Danny, Steve and a wonderful OC thru Dan's recovery and struggle with his failure to get the guy on the mountain.

No Brass No Ammo No Peace/a>
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29th-May-2011 09:52 pm Deadly Ever After, by Gina Martin and Barb Huff (PG)
Title: Deadly Ever After
Pairing: het (Danno Williams/OFC), casefic
Length: 76,400 words
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: The Task Force Files

Why this must be read: It’s schmoop! But really well-written schmoop with a side of hurt/comfort. Really, like the show could try marrying Danno off and not have someone put that boy in the hospital. Hello, he goes to the store he winds up in the hospital! He takes a bath, he winds up in the hospital!

Sigh. Good times.

"Reunited on a case with Kono Kalakaua, McGarrett and Dan travel to the Big Island for an adventure in murder.”
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26th-May-2011 01:16 pm That Was Yesterday, by AS (PG)
Title: That Was Yesterday
Pairing: gen, deathfic
Length: 8400 words
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: AS
Why this must be read: Deathfics are really hard to do well, I think, and this one hits that perfect place between mind-numbing sadness and the poignant sweetness of remembering.

Warning: contains character death. Three guesses who, people, based on our fandom.

That Was Yesterday
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22nd-May-2011 10:07 pm Night Walkers, by Gina Martin
Title: Night Walkers
Pairing: gen
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: Gina Martin
Why this must be read: Konofic! It's Konoriffic.

Night Walkers
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15th-May-2011 02:14 pm Hawaii Five-O (Original) / Highlander (PG)
Title: In the End by Peg Keeley
Pairing: gen
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: Peg's Stories
Why this must be read: Look, there really were stories that didn’t involve Dannocentric h/c, mainly because there was one challenge to write just exactly that. Anything, so long as Danno remained unharmed. So there ya go.

In the End
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12th-May-2011 07:23 pm Fissures, by Gina Martino (R)
Pairing: gen, casefic, volcanoes
Length: 14,700 words
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: Gina's Stories
Why this must be read:You know, I could tell you how much I love Gina's fast-paced stories, how true to the show's roots I think they are, but really, this one? It's a casefic wrapped in a thick layer of chewy, nuanced geology and straight-up volcano porn. Yes, VOLCANO PORN.

"Same old story," Williams quipped, "More crime than time."

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8th-May-2011 05:34 pm Let It Be by Mahana50 (PG)
Pairing: gen, casefic, aaaaaangst
Length: 25,700 words
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: on
Why this must be read: My absolutely favorite Steve Is About To Go Absolutely Bananas on Everyone Standing Between Him and Danno story. Now Someone Hold His Radio While He Weeps Manfully.

(Warning: contains Danno-whompage.)

Let It Be
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4th-May-2011 03:56 pm Brain Teasers by Peg Keeley (R)
Pairing: gen, casefic
Length: 25,770 words
Author on LJ: N/A
Author Website: Peg's Hawaii Five-O site
Why this must be read:

Peg Keeley is one of the fandom’s most talented -- and most prolific -- writers, and her knack for staying out of the way of her stories lends her work a definite polish. This is one of the smartest pieces of crime fiction I’ve ever read, convincing and tense and technically well-executed.

(Warning: contains Danno-torture.)

Brain Teasers
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2nd-May-2011 01:50 pm Hawaii Five-O overview (vintage edition)
Flashback time! )
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29th-Mar-2011 09:24 pm Hawaii Five-0
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A week in advance of your assigned month you will be notified with a reply to your comment. During that time, you agree to post a minimum of 1 fic per week in the following format:

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Pairing: (no abbreviations, please)
Author on LJ: (if applicable)
Author Website: (author's fics, if available)
Why this must be read:

Emphasis should be on fics that you feel are especially outstanding and accessible examples of your fandom, e.g. it plays on a repeated theme in the show, it's a fandom or a personal favourite, it was a controversial fic, it's good smut. Whatever.

Warnings are not required beyond what the author has posted on their own stories.

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15th-Oct-2004 11:55 pm The Napoleon of Crime Affair by Gina Martin (G)
Crossover day - well, well, well....

Pairing: Gen
Author on LJ: unknown
Author Website:
Why this must be read:

Gina has an impressive body of Man from U.N.C.L.E. fanfic on her site, all gen, at angst and violence levels that vary from fluff to heartwringers. Among them, she has written several crossovers, some more extreme than others; there's one with UNCLE, Five-0, Bionic Boss, Magnum PI, Tour of Duty in Vietnam and Hawaii, for example. But I keep returning to her straightforward Hawii Five-0 crossovers because I love her depiction of McGarrett and Danno, and to this story in particular because she sets Napoleon at cross-purposes with his old friend Steve. I was introduced to Man from U.N.C.L.E. via the Ace books, and her style in this tale reminds me of them - but better written and more consistent with the on-screen characterization.

The Napoleon of Crime Affair
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