Two Halves of a Whole – smaragdbird – Pacific Rim (Movies) [Archive of Our Own]
Nate’s injuries are a lot worse than first expected. While his drift partner is in a coma, Jake comes to terms with what he wants to do now that he’s technically free to leave the PPDC again and a literal world-saving hero to boot.
Everything I’d been wanting in a fic since watching the movie – absolutely wonderful!
Somewhere to Hide, by somethingnerdythiswaycomes
The only part of the battle they don’t put into the simulators is the aftermath. He could see it on Jake’s face after they faced Obsidian Fury that first time in Sydney, and again after they destroyed it in Siberia. Still feeling the injuries that were dealt to the Jaeger, but not seeing them on you anywhere. Suddenly standing a hundredth of the height you were just minutes ago.
Adult, post-movie. This is exactly what I needed after watching the movie – perfect character voices, perfect smuttiness!