10 Amazing Shang-Chi Fanfiction Stories to Read in 2024

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If you are looking for some amazing Shang-Chi fanfiction, then this is the post for you.

Shang-Chi is the main character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

In the movie, Shang-Chi is forced to confront his past when he and his sister are forced into a search for a mythical village.

So if you like Marvel movies and comics, then Shang-Chi might be just the thing for you.

Along with the comics and movie, there is also a whole world of Shang-Chi fanfiction available.

But in this post, I will write about some of the most popular Shang-Chi fanfiction according to hits received on Archive of Our Own.

Keep reading to find out more about some of these popular stories.

1. Cover of Knight

Shang Chi and Doctor Strange fanart

This fanfic combines stories about almost all of the Marvel movies and series of the last few years.

Some of the chapters are crossovers between different stories, and they are almost all post-canon.

Chapters 2,9, and 18 follow Shang-Chi and, at some points, Doctor Strange as well.

Throughout all the different chapters and story lines, a few main characters are always there, namely Steven Grant, Marc Spector, and Jake Lockley.

They try to live a normal life but also need to get control over the Fist of Khonshu powers.

And to do so, they work together with different Avengers and other MCU characters making this a very original and fun-to-read story.

2. One Step Closer

Natasha Romanoff

This is a combination of the storylines from all the original Avengers together with the Ant-Man, Black Panther, and Shang-Chi movies.

It is a reader-insert story, meaning that the reader is an active character in the story.

The chapters are a collection of one-shots where the reader has interactions and dates with different characters from the MCU.

The first chapter tells how Natasha Romanov helps the reader get ready for an amazing date, and the rest of the chapters all show different dates that follow.

It is an original setup, and the writer did a good job really pulling the reader into the story.

This fanfic is part 2 in the “Avengers Almanac” series and follows all sorts of different MCU fanfic stories.

3. Spider-Man: Creating Home Again

Tom Holland as Spiderman becoming an Avenger fanart

The story takes place two months after the ending of Spider-Man: No Way Home.

And it is a crossover between:

  • the Spider-Man movies
  • Hawkeye
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Black Widow
  • Moon Knight

It contains some big spoilers from the movie, so be aware of that!

Peter Parker has to go on with his life, even though things have changed so dramatically for him.

Then one day, he receives a call from Colonel James Rhodes, and he is asked to become a full-fledged Avenger.

Peter accepts and goes to train with other people with amazing powers, hoping to form a new Avengers team.

4. What’s Behind and What’s Before

This fanfic takes place in an alternate universe and takes a bit from canon but diverges from it in most ways.

It follows Shang-Chi and Katy Chen, who have been friends for many years.

They enjoy each other’s company, and so far, there have been no hints of romance.

But then, one day, something happens that makes Shang-Chi look very differently at Katy.

And now they have to deal with the consequences of friends turning into lovers.

There are 15 chapters total, and this is part 11 in a large series about different Marvel characters.

5. what’s in a name?

Chen and Shang Chi

This story takes place in an alternate universe where soulmates are a real thing, and they show identifying marks.

Katy receives her soulmate mark on her 18th birthday, which is in Chinese and says Shang-Chi.

Shang-Chi is her best friend, and he does not want this to change the friendship they have.

However, he has been in love with her for many years and is unsure what to do.

But now Katy goes out of her way to find her soulmate, leaving Shang-Chi heartbroken.

The story is seven chapters long and goes off canon for most of the story.

Even though it differs from the original movie, the characters feel real and true to their origin.

6. Spiderwebs and Stolen Vehicles

Peter Parker and Shang Chi

In this crossover between Shang-Chi and Spider-man, we see a funny story come to life.

Katy and Shang-Chi are in a car, with Katy driving, when they hit someone.

As it turns out, this someone is Peter Parker, and they decide to put Peter in the car with them and figure out what to do.

Fortunately, he isn’t hurt badly, mostly because of his superpowers and the group decides to hang out together.

The story is part 1 in the “Asians and An Abnormal Teen Commit Felonies” series.

And it contains several fun adventures Shang-Chi and his friends go on.

7. beautiful you are my world, my true

Katy and Shang-Chi

This fanfic is a true friends-to-lovers story about Katy Chen and Shang-Chi.

It starts near the end of the movie and continues after.

Katy now knows everything about Shang-Chi, there are no more secrets between them.

So he feels he has to be honest about his feelings for her.

It takes some adjusting to the situation, but they are sure they can find a way to make it work.

This particular fanfic is part 2 of the “alive together with you” series, so check out the rest.

It is six chapters long and reads easily and it is just a sweet and romantic story.

8. Avenger Potential? Maybe, He’s Crazy Enough

Here we have another crossover between multiple MCU movies and shows like:

  • Moon Knight
  • Spider-Man
  • The Avengers
  • Hawkeye
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

The main characters are Marc Spector and Steven Grant from Moon Knight.

Marc does not want to be a part of the Avengers, he actually wants to avoid them as best as possible.

But no matter how hard he tries, he somehow keeps running into one of them or getting calls to join them.

And somehow, he does get sucked into it all and ends up working with some of the new Avengers.

9. Sing You a Song of Devotion

Shang Chi and Katy Chen fanart

Shang-Chi can’t stay in America and will be deported back to China.

To ensure this does not happen, Katy Chen agrees to marry him to get his green card.

But Shang-Chi does not want her to give up her whole future for him.

On the other hand, Katy isn’t worried at all and is willing to do everything to help her friend.

And who knows, maybe the marriage won’t end up being fake after all.

This is part 6 in the “Aftermorrows” series, so check out the previous parts if this one sounds intriguing!

10. Shang-Chi Meets World

This story shows different scenarios where Katy and Shang-Chi meet some of the other Avengers.

And it is shown through the eyes of the other characters, giving the reader a feel for what they think of these strangers.

We see Sam Wilson, Peter Parker, Wong, and a few others as they first meet Shang-Chi and Katy and get to know each other better.

The story contains a lot of humor, witty remarks, and sweet moments.

So far, the six chapters of this fun story read very easily.

Shang-Chi Fanfiction: Conclusion

I hope this article has helped you find some great Shang Chi fanfiction!

These 10 are just a small sample of all the amazing stories available.

So you may want to look at the other fanfics with this tag and find your own favorite among them.

And if you have questions about this topic, feel free to leave a message in the comments below!

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