Norman's conscience fights to stay alive inside of the mind that once was his. Five years after institutionalization, a young nurse's presence aids his recovery, but jealous Mother will not yield. As the system at the mental hospital spins wildly out of control, Norman clings to the hope that things will be better. Are there better lives for men like him? Norman/OC.
Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 16,943 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 2/9/2015 - Published: 10/21/2011 - Norman B., Norma B./Mother, OC - Complete