Destiel AU Fic Rec List: Alpha Beta Omega Dynamics & Knotting (38 fics)
*None of these include mpreg*
A Fine Frenzy by The_Gabih [AO3] 8 100 words NC-17 The rest of Dean’s family have these romantic, almost fairytale stories of how they first met their mates. Dean? Not so much. But he’s okay with that.
A Hole In The World by AnnelieseMichel [AO3] 80 500 words NC-17 Dean Winchester never wanted to go home again. Going back to Lawrence meant people who knew what he was, who didn’t buy into the lie. But with a tragic accident, he’s back and dealing with the death of his father, the social stigma and objectification of being an out Omega, and the lingering aftermath of a long-ago crime.
A New Sort Of Grace by Darkcaustic [AO3] [FF.net] 3 800 words NC-17 Maybe angels are rather genderless and don’t go through heat and rut, but now Cas is human is he is clearly beta.Because that is the unmistakable musk of beta in heat.
Angel Physiology 101 by Highermagic [FF.net] 7 000 words NC-17 The Angel’s feathers were starting to stand up on the top edge, making himself appear larger to intimidate an enemy and Castiel resisted the urge to smooth them down. “Thank you so much for volunteering for this. I’m so proud and grateful.”
Bare Your Neck (While You’re Buried Inside Me) by Saltandbryne [AO3] [LJ] 9 200 words NC-17 Castiel is an alpha but, much to the shock of those around him, he’s also a sub, and becomes mated to a very dominant omega— Dean. People look down on him for it, but Castiel is proud to wear his omega’s collar and loves nothing more than rolling over and bearing his neck for Dean like a good bitch.[[MORE]]
Bare Your Throat And Have Me by Highermagic [LJ] 5 000 words NC-17 Castiel and Dean have only been mated for a few months, but Dean knows how this goes by now.
Bend, Break, Snap by Highermagic [LJ] 2 000 words NC-17 His entire body is on fire – everything feels like pins sticking into his skin; the sheets are soaked and caking and sticking to his damp wings, heavy with oil and sweat, and his body feels like it’s about to burst into flames.
Biology Feelings And Stuff by Annie D [AO3] 11 200 words NC-17 Dean and Cas have known each other for about a year now, and in that time, Cas has never gone into heat. So far.
1) Frozen Inside by Alreadypainfullygone [FF.net] 34 000 words NC-17 Castiel escapes being hanged for witchcraft in new england, and in a snow storm is rescued by two wolf-skinwalkers, one of whom has forgotten what it is to be human. 
2) Ready For The Thaw by Alreadypainfullygone [FF.net] 14 000 words NC-17  Part 2 of the Wolf Dean Saga. Set After ‘Frozen Inside’. Wolf!Dean is mated to Castiel now, but reconnecting with John’s pack causes a whole new set of problems.
Getting What He Needs by DC_Derringer [AO3] [LJ] 5 100 words NC-17 Castiel wants Dean, but angels don’t manifest alpha/omega traits, so Dean isn’t interested. Until Castiel follows him to a certain kind of club
Heated Encounter by Rednarcissism [LJ] 1 800 words NC-17 Omega!Cas is a hooker hired by Alpha!Dean, only Castiel has forgotten to take his heat suppressants and goes into heat mid-fuck, prompting Dean to go into a frenzy and knot him. They expected a quick fuck, they never expected to mate.
Heat Of The Moment by Bellacatbee [AO3] [LJ] 1 800 words NC-17 Castiel had known his body was different to Sam and Dean’s. It was younger, smaller than the two men he followed, but that hadn’t been an issue. Castiel had, on occasion, enjoyed the fact that his body made him look defenseless. It had given him the element of surprise. 
I Got A Bad Case Of Loving You by Highermagic [LJ] 3 000 words NC-17 Dean can’t help but hide a smirk as he waltzes into the doctor’s office. This particular wing of the hospital is for mixed patients – there are humans as well as Angels in the ward today, and he gets his fair share of curious eyes when he walks in and sits down in one of the ugly blue plastic chairs. He closes his eyes, smiling to himself when he hears a few Angels sniff the air curiously.
Into The Fire by anonymous [LJ] 3 900 words NC-17 Dean first notices it three hours into a tortuous car drive.
Jailbait by Highermagic [LJ] 7 000 words NC-17 Three weeks Jensen has been in this prison, sharing his cell with Misha, and so the Beta knows, without taking a deep breath of air or before he even has Jensen in his line of sight, what the cause of his cell mate’s soft, pained sounds must be.
Lakota Falls by Anne-Higgins [AO3] [LJ] 43 000 words NC-17 Love-at-first sight is supposed to be a myth. Even among Werewolves it’s rare. It’s also the last thing new Pack-leader Castiel wants to deal with. Worse, his instant-mate doesn’t believe in it or his own self-worth. And all of that? It just might be the least of their problems.
Lupercalia by Teamabaddon [AO3] 1 200 words NC-17 Castiel felt the shiver of anxiety as the alpha angels pulled the names of beta and omega angels from the gilded chalice set on top of the stone alter; one by they were paired off through the lottery, and each time the next in line would approached the alter his jaw would clench and his nails would dig into his palms.
Not To Be Wasted by Highermagic [LJ] 3 700 words NC-17 Castiel kidnapped Dean when he was two, raising and training him to be the perfect feeder. Problem is, sometimes Dean’s a little too perfect, like when Cas is in the middle of a meeting and all he can think about is the soft puff of breath against his thigh from Dean’s mouth. 
Omegas For Sale by Subbycas [AO3] 1 600 words NC-17 Castiel gets a visit from Crowley who brings his new client Dean Winchester with him.
Open Communication by Lovegonestale [AO3] 800 words R "Castiel is really reluctant to top. Dean finally gets him to admit it’s because angel anatomy works differently - they knot."
Our Father Who Art In Heaven by Earth_Heart [LJ] 3 100 words NC-17 “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses; as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever and ever. Amen.”
Pour Me Back In The Bottle by Dedougal [AO3] 2 900 words NC-17 Castiel was sure he’d live out the rest of his life quietly as a bookstore owner. Turns out fate had other ideas.
Release by Lovegonestale [AO3] 2 500 words NC-17 ”Dean refuses to acknowledge his affection/lust for Castiel which backfires horridly when an angel/monster/witch strips Dean of his control and leaves only the basic instincts. The animal inside Dean wants Castiel, wants him under him, submitting, his mate/bitch and he’ll do whatever he needs to get that.”
Roommate by Highermagic [LJ] 4 500 words NC-17 After Dean’s first heat when he was eighteen, the young man had gone straight onto heat suppressants – he didn’t have time to find a mate, after all. That had been five years ago.  It was time to settle down. Start a family.
Sacramento Clinic For Omegas by Nerdygaycas [AO3] 5 200 words NC-17 Dean has been under suppressants for years hiding his omega nature but after an unpleasant experience in jail he’ll have to learn to be a proper omega, always obedient to his alpha.
Salt And Burn by Liquid_Thought [AO3] 5 200 words NC-17 Dean goes into heat during a hunt, Cas is the only alpha around.
So Come Sweet Fire by Morgan O’ Conner [AO3] [LJ] 3 000 words NC-17 Dean’s first heat takes hold long after he’s stopped expecting it.
The Good Samaritan Rule by Manic_Intent [AO3] 6 100 words NC-17 "Dean and Castiel are both angels and brothers-in-arms. During a battle, Cas’s wings get hurt and [it’s] up to Dean to help him out. In the process, Cas finds out how sensitive his wings are and well Dean is Dean no matter what his form [is], so this leads to lovely first time sex."
The Run by Authocracy [AO3] 2 400 words NC-17 This year is the first time Cas is old enough to participate in the Run, to let an alpha chase him and publicly take him as his mate, as tradition dictates. He and Dean are determined to end up together, no matter what.
The Secretary by Saltandbryne [AO3] [LJ] 7 200 words NC-17 Dean Smith’s new secretary has been driving him crazy for weeks, with his natural obedience, perpetual sex hair and that goddamn scent. So when Castiel forgets to take his suppressants and goes into heat in the office, Dean just can’t freaking help himself anymore and bends Cas over his desk in a frenzied, possessive, semi-public claiming.
Thirteen Days by Alsoann [LJ] 17 000 words NC-17 Castiel has thirteen days until he turns sixteen. Thirteen days left to go into his first heat.
Too Much Heat by Subbycas [AO3] 1 600 words NC-17 Castiel knew he was in trouble. He was stuck in the middle of nowhere with a broken down car, worst of all he could feel his heat coming on.
Tops In Alpha Efficiancy by Authocracy [LJ] 3 500 words NC-17 Really, Dean doesn’t expect very much from his secretaries. He’s actually a pretty naturally organized person anyway, and h’s a firm believer in the “if you want it done right…” camp. As such, the things he leaves to his secretaries are either the most menial of menial tasks, or stuff he really couldn’t give less of a shit about. Either way, he can feel confident handling them off to a trained monkey and not feel like he has to do any follow-up. 
Underdog by Highermagic [FF.net] [LJ] 8 300 words NC-17 Castiel grins, cocking the barrel of his gun. Three months’ long tracking and the lives of seven good men and he’d finally closed in on the son of a bitch. He can hear the mutt’s footsteps getting closer. The four-beat lope with a slight hesitance on the second step that he’s come to associate with the creature he’s hunted, dedicated the last four years to.
Whole Lotta Love by Ceruleansmile [AO3] 4 700 words R AU: The weeks after Castiel’s Grace fully depleted were not easy. The former angel wandered through the hallways of Bobby’s house looking lost, blue eyes wide with confusion. Only adding to this new state of being was the change of scent that had occurred two weeks previous. Castiel, whose smell once resembled clear water and ethereal light, now carried the odor of a young, unpresented child, soft and milky.
Wolf!verse by Cloudyjenn [LJ] 10 700 words NC-17 Castiel is a wolf forced on a mate-search. Dean is a wolf without a pack, living alone in the woods with his brother. They meet. 
 You Lost Boys by Marryingthebed [AO3] 4 100 words NC-17 Of all the nerdy omegas at their school, Dean’s teammates just had to choose Castiel Milton.

Destiel AU Fic Rec List: Alpha Beta Omega Dynamics & Knotting (38 fics)

*None of these include mpreg*

  • A Fine Frenzy by The_Gabih [AO3] 8 100 words NC-17 The rest of Dean’s family have these romantic, almost fairytale stories of how they first met their mates. Dean? Not so much. But he’s okay with that.
  • A Hole In The World by AnnelieseMichel [AO3] 80 500 words NC-17 Dean Winchester never wanted to go home again. Going back to Lawrence meant people who knew what he was, who didn’t buy into the lie. But with a tragic accident, he’s back and dealing with the death of his father, the social stigma and objectification of being an out Omega, and the lingering aftermath of a long-ago crime.
  • A New Sort Of Grace by Darkcaustic [AO3] [FF.net3 800 words NC-17 Maybe angels are rather genderless and don’t go through heat and rut, but now Cas is human is he is clearly beta.
    Because that is the unmistakable musk of beta in heat.
  • Angel Physiology 101 by Highermagic [FF.net] 7 000 words NC-17 The Angel’s feathers were starting to stand up on the top edge, making himself appear larger to intimidate an enemy and Castiel resisted the urge to smooth them down. “Thank you so much for volunteering for this. I’m so proud and grateful.”
  • Bare Your Neck (While You’re Buried Inside Me) by Saltandbryne [AO3] [LJ] 9 200 words NC-17 Castiel is an alpha but, much to the shock of those around him, he’s also a sub, and becomes mated to a very dominant omega— Dean. People look down on him for it, but Castiel is proud to wear his omega’s collar and loves nothing more than rolling over and bearing his neck for Dean like a good bitch.
  • Bare Your Throat And Have Me by Highermagic [LJ] 5 000 words NC-17 Castiel and Dean have only been mated for a few months, but Dean knows how this goes by now.
  • Bend, Break, Snap by Highermagic [LJ] 2 000 words NC-17 His entire body is on fire – everything feels like pins sticking into his skin; the sheets are soaked and caking and sticking to his damp wings, heavy with oil and sweat, and his body feels like it’s about to burst into flames.
  • Biology Feelings And Stuff by Annie D [AO3] 11 200 words NC-17 Dean and Cas have known each other for about a year now, and in that time, Cas has never gone into heat. So far.
  • 1) Frozen Inside by Alreadypainfullygone [FF.net] 34 000 words NC-17 Castiel escapes being hanged for witchcraft in new england, and in a snow storm is rescued by two wolf-skinwalkers, one of whom has forgotten what it is to be human. 
  • 2) Ready For The Thaw by Alreadypainfullygone [FF.net] 14 000 words NC-17  Part 2 of the Wolf Dean Saga. Set After ‘Frozen Inside’. Wolf!Dean is mated to Castiel now, but reconnecting with John’s pack causes a whole new set of problems.
  • Getting What He Needs by DC_Derringer [AO3] [LJ5 100 words NC-17 Castiel wants Dean, but angels don’t manifest alpha/omega traits, so Dean isn’t interested. Until Castiel follows him to a certain kind of club
  • Heated Encounter by Rednarcissism [LJ] 1 800 words NC-17 Omega!Cas is a hooker hired by Alpha!Dean, only Castiel has forgotten to take his heat suppressants and goes into heat mid-fuck, prompting Dean to go into a frenzy and knot him. They expected a quick fuck, they never expected to mate.
  • Heat Of The Moment by Bellacatbee [AO3] [LJ1 800 words NC-17 Castiel had known his body was different to Sam and Dean’s. It was younger, smaller than the two men he followed, but that hadn’t been an issue. Castiel had, on occasion, enjoyed the fact that his body made him look defenseless. It had given him the element of surprise. 
  • I Got A Bad Case Of Loving You by Highermagic [LJ] 3 000 words NC-17 Dean can’t help but hide a smirk as he waltzes into the doctor’s office. This particular wing of the hospital is for mixed patients – there are humans as well as Angels in the ward today, and he gets his fair share of curious eyes when he walks in and sits down in one of the ugly blue plastic chairs. He closes his eyes, smiling to himself when he hears a few Angels sniff the air curiously.
  • Into The Fire by anonymous [LJ] 3 900 words NC-17 Dean first notices it three hours into a tortuous car drive.
  • Jailbait by Highermagic [LJ] 7 000 words NC-17 Three weeks Jensen has been in this prison, sharing his cell with Misha, and so the Beta knows, without taking a deep breath of air or before he even has Jensen in his line of sight, what the cause of his cell mate’s soft, pained sounds must be.
  • Lakota Falls by Anne-Higgins [AO3] [LJ] 43 000 words NC-17 Love-at-first sight is supposed to be a myth. Even among Werewolves it’s rare. It’s also the last thing new Pack-leader Castiel wants to deal with. Worse, his instant-mate doesn’t believe in it or his own self-worth. And all of that? It just might be the least of their problems.
  • Lupercalia by Teamabaddon [AO3] 1 200 words NC-17 Castiel felt the shiver of anxiety as the alpha angels pulled the names of beta and omega angels from the gilded chalice set on top of the stone alter; one by they were paired off through the lottery, and each time the next in line would approached the alter his jaw would clench and his nails would dig into his palms.
  • Not To Be Wasted by Highermagic [LJ] 3 700 words NC-17 Castiel kidnapped Dean when he was two, raising and training him to be the perfect feeder. Problem is, sometimes Dean’s a little too perfect, like when Cas is in the middle of a meeting and all he can think about is the soft puff of breath against his thigh from Dean’s mouth. 
  • Omegas For Sale by Subbycas [AO3] 1 600 words NC-17 Castiel gets a visit from Crowley who brings his new client Dean Winchester with him.
  • Open Communication by Lovegonestale [AO3] 800 words R "Castiel is really reluctant to top. Dean finally gets him to admit it’s because angel anatomy works differently - they knot."
  • Our Father Who Art In Heaven by Earth_Heart [LJ] 3 100 words NC-17 “Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses; as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the Kingdom, and the Power, and the Glory, forever and ever. Amen.”
  • Pour Me Back In The Bottle by Dedougal [AO3] 2 900 words NC-17 Castiel was sure he’d live out the rest of his life quietly as a bookstore owner. Turns out fate had other ideas.
  • Release by Lovegonestale [AO3] 2 500 words NC-17 ”Dean refuses to acknowledge his affection/lust for Castiel which backfires horridly when an angel/monster/witch strips Dean of his control and leaves only the basic instincts. The animal inside Dean wants Castiel, wants him under him, submitting, his mate/bitch and he’ll do whatever he needs to get that.”
  • Roommate by Highermagic [LJ] 4 500 words NC-17 After Dean’s first heat when he was eighteen, the young man had gone straight onto heat suppressants – he didn’t have time to find a mate, after all. That had been five years ago.  It was time to settle down. Start a family.
  • Sacramento Clinic For Omegas by Nerdygaycas [AO3] 5 200 words NC-17 Dean has been under suppressants for years hiding his omega nature but after an unpleasant experience in jail he’ll have to learn to be a proper omega, always obedient to his alpha.
  • Salt And Burn by Liquid_Thought [AO3] 5 200 words NC-17 Dean goes into heat during a hunt, Cas is the only alpha around.
  • So Come Sweet Fire by Morgan O’ Conner [AO3] [LJ3 000 words NC-17 Dean’s first heat takes hold long after he’s stopped expecting it.
  • The Good Samaritan Rule by Manic_Intent [AO3] 6 100 words NC-17 "Dean and Castiel are both angels and brothers-in-arms. During a battle, Cas’s wings get hurt and [it’s] up to Dean to help him out. In the process, Cas finds out how sensitive his wings are and well Dean is Dean no matter what his form [is], so this leads to lovely first time sex."
  • The Run by Authocracy [AO3] 2 400 words NC-17 This year is the first time Cas is old enough to participate in the Run, to let an alpha chase him and publicly take him as his mate, as tradition dictates. He and Dean are determined to end up together, no matter what.
  • The Secretary by Saltandbryne [AO3] [LJ] 7 200 words NC-17 Dean Smith’s new secretary has been driving him crazy for weeks, with his natural obedience, perpetual sex hair and that goddamn scent. So when Castiel forgets to take his suppressants and goes into heat in the office, Dean just can’t freaking help himself anymore and bends Cas over his desk in a frenzied, possessive, semi-public claiming.
  • Thirteen Days by Alsoann [LJ17 000 words NC-17 Castiel has thirteen days until he turns sixteen. Thirteen days left to go into his first heat.
  • Too Much Heat by Subbycas [AO3] 1 600 words NC-17 Castiel knew he was in trouble. He was stuck in the middle of nowhere with a broken down car, worst of all he could feel his heat coming on.
  • Tops In Alpha Efficiancy by Authocracy [LJ] 3 500 words NC-17 Really, Dean doesn’t expect very much from his secretaries. He’s actually a pretty naturally organized person anyway, and h’s a firm believer in the “if you want it done right…” camp. As such, the things he leaves to his secretaries are either the most menial of menial tasks, or stuff he really couldn’t give less of a shit about. Either way, he can feel confident handling them off to a trained monkey and not feel like he has to do any follow-up. 
  • Underdog by Highermagic [FF.net] [LJ] 8 300 words NC-17 Castiel grins, cocking the barrel of his gun. Three months’ long tracking and the lives of seven good men and he’d finally closed in on the son of a bitch. He can hear the mutt’s footsteps getting closer. The four-beat lope with a slight hesitance on the second step that he’s come to associate with the creature he’s hunted, dedicated the last four years to.
  • Whole Lotta Love by Ceruleansmile [AO3] 4 700 words R AU: The weeks after Castiel’s Grace fully depleted were not easy. The former angel wandered through the hallways of Bobby’s house looking lost, blue eyes wide with confusion. Only adding to this new state of being was the change of scent that had occurred two weeks previous. Castiel, whose smell once resembled clear water and ethereal light, now carried the odor of a young, unpresented child, soft and milky.
  • Wolf!verse by Cloudyjenn [LJ] 10 700 words NC-17 Castiel is a wolf forced on a mate-search. Dean is a wolf without a pack, living alone in the woods with his brother. They meet. 
  •  You Lost Boys by Marryingthebed [AO3] 4 100 words NC-17 Of all the nerdy omegas at their school, Dean’s teammates just had to choose Castiel Milton.