Goes off canon after 8x02. When Rick lands in the hospital after a traffic accident, he reminds Kate that anything can happen. "The best way to keep me safe, Kate, is to keep me close. Back to back, watching each other's six." Even while they're watching, they're racing to solve the puzzle of LokSat and Rick's lost summer.
Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 49,153 - Reviews: 271 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 19h - Published: 10/7/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Alexis C., Martha R.