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Author has written 99 stories for CSI.

I've been writing CSI fanfic for the better part of nearly five years now and as sometimes I have a problem keeping what happens when straight, here is a list of all my stories in chronological order:

2000

August - Beware of Mothers Bearing Gifts (written before episode 1113 "The Two Mrs. Grissom's" and now A/U)

2003

December - When Words are Scarce

2005

February - Unexpected (post "Nesting Dolls")

April - Evidence of Life (post "Committed")

May - The Truth Will Out

A Comedy of Errors

A Woman's Work

The Best Laid Plans

Aftermath (post "Grave Danger")

On a Sunday

The Five Cent Tour

June - Devoutly to be Wished

Consummation

July -Staying for Breakfast

Love Letters

December - A Rather Peculiar Proposal

2006

January - In Moderation (post "Daddy's Little Girl")

In the Eye of the Beholder (post "Kiss-Kiss, Bye-Bye")

March - The Ties That Bind

April - A Perfectly Innocent Biological Response

May - Pancakes

Keynotes (post "Time of Your Death")

July - Shh, It Happens

August - Spontaneous Combustion

November - Candlelight (post "Burn-Out")

A Peculiarly Passionate Form of Procrastination (post "Happenstance")

December - Talent Borrows, Genius Steals

2007

February - No Place Like Home (post "Law of Gravity")

March - Dog Day Afternoon

Regaining Perspective (post "Empty Eyes")

May - An Unexpected Bout of Truth and Consequences (post "The Good, the Bad and the Dominatrix")

Critical Care (post "Dead Doll")

Here (post "Dead Doll")

November - The Show Must Go On (post "Good-Bye and Good Luck")

2008

Spring - Perchance to Dream

April - The Case of the Curious Cat (post "Grissom's Divine Comedy")

November - Stasis (post "The Happy Place")

Better this Way (pre "Leave Out All the Rest")

The Rest is Silence (post "Leave Out All the Rest")

Revisited: When Lady Heather Comes to Call

Guilt or Grief (during and post "Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda")

December - The Readiness is All (during and post "Young Man with a Horn")

Cake (details events of "19 Down" and "One to Go")

Postscript (during and post "One to Go")

An Ordinary Day (post "One to Go")

Going with the Living (post "One to Go")

2009

Winter/Spring - Meanwhile

Lost and Found

How You Play the Game

Fish or Cut Bait

May - The Sixth Impossible Thing (post "A Space Oddity")

September - For Now (pre "A Family Affair")

Vested Interests (post "A Family Affair")

October - Always Have Paris

Just Called to Say

Pig Tales

November - The Loudest Silence (post "Death and the Maiden")

Sanctuary

Tête-à-tête (pre "Lover's Lanes")

December - A Lover's Gift

Surviving Christmas

Home for the Holiday

2010

January - New Year's Revelations

Assorted Inquisitions into the Nature of Long Distance Marriages (post "Long Ball")

February - Look Who's Coming for Dinner (well lunch)

March - Here and There

Love in Bloom

Return of Post

April - The Incidental Tourists

Better Angels

The Proof is in the Pictures

May - What to Do When You Can't Make Chicken Soup or Just a Little TLDC (Tender Long-Distance Care)

September - A Very Merry Un-Birthday

October - What's in a Name, or Terms of Endearment (post "Blood Moon")

November - Everyday (post "Bump and Grind")

Definitions

December - Walking in a Winter Wonderland; or Boy, is It Cold Outside

2011

February - Pot Shots (post "The Two Mrs. Grissoms")

Spring - Louder than Words, or Let's (Not) Talk about Sex (post "The Two Mrs. Grissoms")

Inclusions (post "The Two Mrs. Grissoms")

A Team Effort

The Little Things

Half-Baked, or (Not Exactly) a Piece of Cake

Domestic Tranquility

October - Sooner Rather than Later (post "Bittersweet")

Pass the Pig

2012

December

Special

Alternative Universe

The Good Fight

Closing Arguments

Reconciliation

Admitting Impediments

Engaging Conversations

When the Dead Can't Wait

Past, Present and Future Tense (formerly titled: Going with the Living)

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

The Most Perfect Sleep

Disclosure

A special thanks goes out to all of you readers who have slogged through these stories and helped bring them to life. They would be nothing more than keystrokes and computer files without you... So thank you very much...

And to Frank - without whom none of these stories would be possible... Just remember when you start complaining that this is all your fault...

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Boxes by CSIGeekFan reviews
It's amazing precisely what can be put in a box. Spoilers: Through Season 8 thus far
CSI - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,969 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/19/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Castles In The Air by Lasrevinu reviews
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. GSR
CSI - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 91 - Words: 153,848 - Reviews: 2845 - Favs: 472 - Follows: 352 - Updated: 1/17/2008 - Published: 5/16/2005 - Sara S., Gil G. - Complete
Get Your Stories Straight by CSIGeekFan reviews
How do Sara and Gil finally get their stories straight? Please R&R.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,281 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/22/2007 - Sara S., Gil G. - Complete
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Special reviews
Holidays are meant to be special. But sometimes it's the everyday ordinariness that makes any day a holiday. This is never more true than when Grissom and Sara share (part of) a quiet Christmas together in Vegas. Takes place Christmas 2012.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,532 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/16/2012 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Pass the Pig reviews
Welcomes, like peace offerings, take many forms. Some more unusual than others. Follows "Sooner Rather than Later" and takes place post episode 1203 "Bittersweet," circa October 2011.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,418 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/20/2012 - Sara S., Gil G. - Complete
Sooner Rather than Later reviews
The fallout after finding Gina Sinclair wasn't guilty for the latest dismembered girl in concrete leaves Sara longing for something more than a break from the lab. Takes place post episode 1203 "Bittersweet," circa October 2011.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,183 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Definitions reviews
During a dark and stormy night in Paris, Sara meditates on life, love and the choices she's made. Takes place post episode 1107 "Bump and Grind," circa mid-November 2011.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,357 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/22/2012 - Published: 1/1/2012 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Fish or Cut Bait reviews
Grissom and Sara's honeymoon was proving just as sweet as the custom's name suggests. But when Grissom goes fly-fishing, a holiday already full already full of firsts and surprises turns even more so. Follows "Lost and Found" & "How You Play the Game."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,687 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/11/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Five Cent Tour reviews
While Ecklie may have had sex in mind, for Grissom and Sara, intimacy comes in many forms. A Continuation of "On a Sunday," prequel to "Devoutly to be Wished" and "Consummation" and takes place post season five, circa late May 2005.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,371 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/20/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Inclusions reviews
Irascible mother-in-law, a husband who gets stuck in Peru at the most inopportune times and a 24/7 job where bizarre is the ordinary, Sara Sidle's life is far from dull or perfect. But then that's not always a bad thing. Post 1113, The Two Mrs. Grissoms.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,779 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/6/2011 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Domestic Tranquility reviews
For much of Vegas, the bigger, the faster, the louder, the stranger the better. But for Grissom and Sara, nothing beats quiet hours at home together. Of course with those two, there's really no such thing as ordinary. Takes place Summer 2011.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,232 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/18/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Half Baked reviews
One would think that between Grissom and Sara something as simple as baking a cake should be, well, a piece of cake. Instead, mischief, mayhem and a little naughtiness ensue when Sara volunteers to bake for Greg's Birthday. Post season 11.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,294 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/21/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
How You Play the Game reviews
Gil Grissom may have long been a consummate card player, but one evening during their honeymoon, Sara succeeds in teaching her new husband something he didn't know about poker. Follows "Lost and Found" and takes place circa late winter/early spring 2009.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,157 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/7/2011 - Published: 7/24/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Lost and Found reviews
Despite what all the fairy tales may say, the wedding is never the end, only the beginning, of the story. Part of the Marriage of True Minds sequence. Takes place during Grissom and Sara's honeymoon, circa late winter/early spring 2009.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,028 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 7/10/2011 - Published: 6/26/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Little Things reviews
After a grueling stint of Disaster Victim Identification DVI work in earthquake and tsunami stricken Northern Japan, Grissom returns to Vegas having discovered that in the face of overwhelming tragedy, ultimately it's the little thing that matter most.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,547 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/17/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Team Effort reviews
While Danny Ocean may have needed eleven, twelve, even thirteen, Gil Grissom only needs five. Although with Vegas being Vegas, these days robbing a casino just might be easier than engineering for Sara to have a whole night off.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,380 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/29/2011 - Published: 3/18/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Louder than Words, or Let's Not Talk about Sex reviews
Since everyone else has been talking about. On his first evening back from Peru, Grissom and Sara have a frank discussion about s-e-x. But of course there are just some times when talk is way overrated and actions really do speak louder than words.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,024 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/1/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Pot Shots reviews
Red Roses. Cheesy Hallmark cards. Chocolate. Bling. Silky negligees. The odd appliance from the really clueless husband. Trust Gil Grissom to opt for none of the above when it comes to sending his wife a Valentine's gift. Much to the team's amusement.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,846 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/18/2011 - Gil G., Sara S.
The Proof is in the Pictures reviews
Suffering from a bit of post-trip blues, Sara finds respite and a smile in new mementos. Sequel to "The Incidental Tourists." Follows "Better Angels" and takes place between episodes 1019 "World's End" and 1020 "Take My Life Please," circa April 2010.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,128 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/9/2011 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Incidental Tourists reviews
Nothing's ever been easy for Grissom and Sara. So why would attempting to go on vacation be any different? And in their case, even with the best laid plans, awry doesn't even begin to cover it. But then that's not always a bad thing.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 69,757 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 1/28/2011 - Published: 6/10/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Everyday reviews
Some people grow on you - like fungus. And even fungus can use a bit of encouragement from time to time. On her way out of the lab for the night, Sara pops in for a quick word with Hodges. Post 1107 "Bump and Grind."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,570 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/2/2011 - Sara S., Gil G. - Complete
Walking in a Winter Wonderland reviews
Paris a winter wonderland or no, a walk in the park is the last thing on Hank's mind this Christmas. Too bad his humans have other ideas. Takes place Christmas 2010.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,371 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/29/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Very Merry UnBirthday reviews
It didn't take Sara long to learn Grissom was a man full of surprises. But on a seemingly ordinary Friday afternoon, her husband receives a very unexpected surprise of his own. Between episodes 1102 "Pool Shark" & 1103 "Blood Moon," circa Sept. 2010
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,831 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/19/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
What's in a Name, or Terms of Endearment reviews
Did Sara really have it right with Nick? Was it Grissom who wouldn't have appreciated being called Gil, or is it actually Sara who does? Takes place post episode 1104 "Blood Moon," circa October 2010.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,105 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/28/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Staying for Breakfast reviews
While first times are frequently memorable, second times speak volumes. Takes place post season five, between stories "Consummation" and "Love Letters," circa July 2005.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,938 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/17/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
When You Can't Make Chicken Soup reviews
Gil Grissom's latest conundrum has nothing to so with bugs, dead bodies or feckless students, but rather what to do when you have a sniffling, sneezing, coughing aching spouse 6,000 miles away.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,015 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/25/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Better Angels reviews
Sean Becker's life - and death - serve to remind Sara that while people are capable of much hate and destruction in this life, they can be capable of much love, too. And that, as she knows from her own life, makes all the difference. Post 10x19.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,845 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/11/2010 - Sara S., Gil G. - Complete
Return of Post reviews
It was simply time for another letter. Follows "Love in Bloom" and takes place March/April 2010.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,758 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/26/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Love in Bloom reviews
It's spring and while romance may be in the air in Vegas, it can't compete with the quiet passions of Paris.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,351 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/18/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Here and There reviews
It's never easy to be thousands of miles from the one you love. Nor is the why of having to be so always immediately comprehensible. But even with the distance that spans between them, Grissom and Sara still manage to be together all the same.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,088 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/5/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Lover's Gift reviews
Sometimes actions speak louder than words. Follows "Sanctuary." Prequel to "Surviving Christmas" and takes place post episode 10x10 "Better Off Dead," circa December 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,014 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/29/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Look Who's Coming for Dinner reviews
When Greg and Nick manage to con Sara into inviting them over to her and Grissom's place for dinner, unsurprisingly a little mischief and a lot of teasing ensue. Follows "Assorted Inquisitions into the Nature of Long Distance Marriages."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,641 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/22/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Sanctuary reviews
On a quiet day back together again in Paris, Grissom discovers that even if he still finds it difficult to express his feelings to her, Sara loves him anyway. Companion piece to "The Loudest Silence."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,826 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/15/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Loudest Silence reviews
Time may change a great many things, but even twenty-five years isn't long enough to change the fact that for Sara, the loudest silences are not those that come from others, but from oneself. Takes place post episode 10x06 "Death and the Maiden."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,008 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/7/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Home for the Holiday reviews
There really is no better place to be. Grissom and Sara share in the simple joy of a post-Christmas afternoon in Vegas. A continuation of "Surviving Christmas." Takes place circa December 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,389 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/21/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Just Called to Say reviews
It might have taken nearly a month for them to find the time, but Sara and Catherine finally get that bite to eat. Not that a bite to eat is ever just a bite to eat. Takes place between episodes 10x04 "Coupe de Grace" and 10x05 "Blood Sport."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,452 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/14/2010 - Gil G., Sara S.
Assorted Inquisitions into Long Distance Marriages reviews
When the answer "So far so good," just won't do, three conversations of the state of Grissom and Sara's marriage. Takes place post episode 10x12, "Long Ball," circa January 2010.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,086 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/8/2010 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Always Have Paris reviews
Sara’s first trip back to visit Grissom in Paris proves eventful and extraordinary more for its ordinariness than anything else. And she wouldn’t have had it any other way. Occurs between episodes “Ghost Town” and “Coup de Grace,” circa October 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 21,879 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 2/1/2010 - Published: 12/14/2009 - Gil G., Sara S.
New Year's Revelations reviews
This year, the team's New Year's Day outing proves to be memorable for many reasons.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,870 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/30/2009 - Complete
Surviving Christmas reviews
With Grissom stuck in Paris and Sara having volunteered to work what everyone in the lab regarded as the holiday shift from hell, it wasn't shaping up to be the merriest of Christmases. But it being Christmas, the unexpected was bound to happen.
CSI - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,315 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/23/2009 - Gil G., Sara S.
Tête à tête reviews
Sometimes the conversations we think are private prove not to be quite so private after all. Takes place just prior to 10x08 "Lover's Lanes," circa November 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,672 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/7/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
For Now reviews
It was a far different sort of leaving this time. Takes place prior to 10x01 "A Family Affair," circa September 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,515 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/30/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Pig Tales reviews
Miss Piggy's witnessed a lot over the years. But this particular tête-à-tête between Sara and Hodges was certainly new. Takes place between 10x04 "Coupe de Grace" and 10x05 "Bloodsport," circa October 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/22/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Vested Interests reviews
Her first full night back in Vegas leads Sara to realize that one of the best parts of being married is having someone not only to share your interests with but also your life. Post 10x01 “A Family Affair”
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,818 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/16/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Meanwhile reviews
Some things never change. Even thousands of miles away, Gil Grissom can still cause more than his fair share of mayhem and mischief. This time it’s just a different sort of mayhem and mischief. Circa Winter 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,051 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/2/2009 - Published: 2/24/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Going with the Living reviews
Beginning a new life together after a long separation is indeed a wondrous thing, but Sara and Grissom soon discover it is not without its problems, pitfalls and perils, particularly if the undertaking occurs in the middle of the Costa Rican rainforest.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 82,572 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 10/19/2009 - Published: 6/8/2009 - Gil G., Sara S.
Regaining Perspective reviews
Perspective can come from the most surprising of place. Following the deaths of Cammie Brookston and the other five Green Valley showgirls, Sara makes an unexpected discovery about life, love and even Gil Grissom. Post 718 "Empty Eyes," Circa march 2007.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,204 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/10/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Sixth Impossible Thing reviews
Gil Grissom was the last person on the planet to give advice, particularly advice of a personal nature. But as they say, there is a first time for everything. Follows the Meanwhile series. Post episode 920 "A Space Oddity."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,115 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/22/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Peculiarly Passionate Form of Procrastination reviews
The latest string of cases including the unsolved miniature killings coupled with the usual senseless insanity that is Vegas lead Grissom to serious consider taking a sabbatical. But he soon discovers he has one problem: telling Sara. Post "Happenstance."
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,755 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/6/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
On a Sunday reviews
What if Sara had something far different than sex in mind when she told Ecklie that she thought it had been a Sunday when she and Grissom first became intimate? Post season five, circa May 2005.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,495 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/31/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
An Ordinary Day reviews
When on a seemingly ordinary day Grissom shows up in Costa Rica, Sara is reminded that some of the most extraordinary events in life often happen on day that begin in the most ordinary of ways. A companion piece to "Postscript." Circa mid-December 2008.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,697 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/22/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Postscript reviews
In his first moments back with Sara, Grissom discovers that sometimes endings are just beginnings in disguise. Epilogue to the Metamorphosis series and takes place post episode 910, "One to Go," circa mid-December 2008.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,164 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/16/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Cake reviews
A long winding bus ride through the Costa Rican countryside on his way to see Sara provides Grissom with ample opportunity to ponder his present course of action and the events following his decision to leave CSI for good. Part of the Metamorphosis series
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,321 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/15/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Readiness is All reviews
Grissom finally makes a decision on what to do about his own life -- and Sara. Part of the Metamorphosis Series. Follows “Stasis,” “The Rest is Silence,” and “Guilt or Grief” and takes place during and post episode 908, “Young Man with a Horn."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,572 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/31/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Missing the Obvious reviews
When it comes to Grissom and Sara, while the team seems to always miss the obvious, the same doesn't go for everyone at Dave's wedding reception. Takes place during season 7, circa late October 2006.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,872 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/16/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Consummation reviews
It was an ordinary Tuesday Afternoon. Well almost. A bit of mischief in the kitchen leads to a major shift in the nature of Grissom and Sara's relationship. A continuation of "Devoutly to be Wished." Post season five, circa June 2005.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,639 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/14/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Talent Borrows, Genius Steals reviews
Just before Grissom leaves for his sabbatical, Sara makes the decision to ignore that year's agreed upon no gift policy. A sequel to "When Words are Scarce." Takes place between episodes 710, "Locomotives" and 711, "Leaving Las Vegas," Christmas 2006.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,305 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
When Words are Scarce reviews
When words are scarce, sometimes the gift must speak for the giver. Especially when the giver is one Gil Grissom. Takes place between episodes 411, "Eleven Angry Jurors" and 412, "Butterflied," Christmas 2003.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,152 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/11/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
In Moderation reviews
Yet another difficult case causes Grissom and Sara to stop and consider just how truly imperfect and dangerous love can really be, and ultimately what that means for them and their relationship. Takes place post episode 612, "Daddy's Little Girl."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,460 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/9/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Beware Mothers Bearing Gifts reviews
If many a mother has a sixth sense about them when it comes to the things we think we have most hidden, then why would Gil Grissom’s mother be any different? Takes place prior to season one, circa August 2000.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,247 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/7/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Spontaneous Combustion reviews
Every once in a while, life is an unlooked for visit, the acceptance of a spontaneous invitation, and a moment of both passion and peace. Unsurprisingly, these are the things that make everything worth it.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,297 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/5/2009 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Keynotes reviews
It wasn't that they didn't have each other's keys; they had for a while, but this one was different. This one was more like an invitation. A Sequel to "Pancakes." Post episode 622 "Time of Your Death."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,106 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/28/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Ties that Bind reviews
Sometimes the simplest of gifts speak volumes.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 853 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/26/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Guilt or Grief reviews
Grissom does more than a little soul searching when he is forced to contemplate whether or not to make public the gruesome discovery he made in Natalie's cell. Part Three of the Metamorphosis series.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,232 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/15/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Better This Way reviews
As she prepares to send Grissom a video message after more than a month’s silence, Sara pauses to reflect on their life together. Takes place just before episode 905, "Leave Out All the Rest."
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,681 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/30/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Revisited: When Lady Heather Comes to Call reviews
Heather Kessler pays Grissom a surprise visit of her own. Takes place a few weeks post episode 905 “Leave Out All the Rest."
CSI - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,011 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/19/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
An Unexpected Bout of Truth and Consequences reviews
An Unexpected Bout of Truth and Consequences After spending the night at Lady Heather’s, Grissom returns home to Sara to find that his actions and intentions how ever well-meant, can have rather unexpected consequences. Post episode 723, “TGtBD."
CSI - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,935 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/19/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Rest is Silence reviews
Grissom returns home from Heather’s to the frustrating realization of how very little everything has changed and how impotent he is at the moment to do anything about it. Post episode 905, “Leave Out All the Rest.” Part Two of the Metamorphosis series.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,198 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/12/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Stasis reviews
Sara’s second departure leaves Grissom alone to deal with the sad and almost harsh realities of love and loss and the difficulties of partings. Takes place post episode 902, “The Happy Place,” circa September 2008. Part One of The Metamorphosis series.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,322 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/20/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Most Perfect Sleep reviews
Sometimes endings are really just beginnings in disguise. Part of the Time series. Follows “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” and takes places post season eight, circa February 2009.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,763 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/30/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Per Chance to Dream reviews
Sometimes comfort from nightmares can be found in the most unlikely of places.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,076 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/22/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Case of the Curious Cat reviews
Catherine’s impromptu investigation into the beginnings of Grissom and Sara’s relationship leads to some interesting revelations at the lab. Post Episode 812 “Grissom’s Divine Comedy,” circa April 2008.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,723 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/16/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Lady Heather Comes to Call reviews
When Heather Kessler comes to call, you can always expect the unexpected.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,628 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/8/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Candlelight reviews
In times of darkness, even the smallest light burns the brightest and the simplest act of tenderness can soothe the soul.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,585 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/28/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Shh, It Happens reviews
When an already odious investigation goes seriously wrong for Grissom, Sara, through the application of a little laughter and hint of naughtiness, attempts to help him get past a very crappy day.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,626 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/26/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed reviews
Trust Gil Grissom to take an old wedding tradition and give it a new twist.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,896 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 8/17/2008 - Published: 8/13/2008 - Gil G., Sara S.
Here reviews
Even after Sara’s return from the hospital, Grissom is still troubled by insomnia, nightmares and the fear that in the end only her presence can assuage. Follows “Critical Care” and takes place post episode 801 “Dead Doll,” circa late May 2007.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,386 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/18/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Past, Present and Future Tense reviews
Having at last been able to deal with the ghosts of their past, Grissom and Sara are finally able to deal with their future together. Previously titled: Going with the Living Now A/U
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,417 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 6/15/2008 - Published: 6/14/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
When the Dead Can't Wait reviews
There comes a time when everyone must face that ghosts that haunt them and hold them back, for Sara – and Grissom – the time has finally come. Part of the Convergence Series. Follows “Admitting Impediments” and “Engaging Conversations.”
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,127 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 6/5/2008 - Published: 5/25/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
DogDay Afternoon reviews
Seduction runs amok when Hank gets involved.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,122 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 5/23/2008 - Published: 5/18/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
No Place Like Home reviews
Although the chaos and complications of Keppler’s sudden death disrupt the homecoming both of them have long been anticipating, in the end, Grissom and Sara find that the most important thing is there is no place like home.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,233 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/12/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Engaging Conversations reviews
There is love and laughter and a little mystery involved when Grissom and Sara begin to plan a life together. Part of the Convergence Sequence. Follows “Admitting Impediments” and takes place circa late Spring 2008.
CSI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,482 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/5/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Admitting Impediments reviews
As they try to rebuild their life together, Grissom and Sara deal with the whys of her leaving.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,855 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Published: 3/28/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Perfectly Innocent Biological Response reviews
When certain parts of the human body seem to develop a mind of their own, mortification often ensues, but so does laughter, love and a little naughtiness.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 947 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/28/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Love Letters reviews
Often when it matters most, the words we most want to say to the ones we most want to say to them get trapped somewhere between the heart and the voice. When Sara finds herself in this predicament, she decides that speaking can be overrated.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,696 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/27/2008 - Published: 3/25/2008 - Gil G., Sara S.
Devoutly to be Wished reviews
Intimacy can be found in the most unexpected places. Afternoon dish duty leads to major shift in Grissom and Sara’s relationship.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,209 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/24/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
In the Eye of the Beholder reviews
Both Grissom and Sara learn that what may seem so obvious to them is often the last thing the other notices about themselves.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,250 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/22/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Disclosure reviews
Gil Grissom’s first meeting with his boss upon his return from his suspension proves highly revelatory -- for Conrad Ecklie.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 787 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/17/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Show Must Go On reviews
Grissom struggles to deal on his own with the immediate aftermath of Sara’s departure. Unfortunately, the job has other ideas.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,070 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/10/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Reconciliation reviews
Being reunited with the one you love after a long separation is often a time of great joy, but it can also be one of rife with trepidation, fear and regret. Yet, Grissom and Sara discover that somehow the love and the longing always win out in the end.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,069 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/3/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Closing Arguments reviews
There are only three things standing between Gil Grissom and his going after Sara – paperwork, politics and Conrad Ecklie. So he comes up with a creative way to get time off. He gets himself suspended.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,911 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/26/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Good Fight reviews
After months of tension, Greg finally tells Grissom exactly how he feels about him and his part in Sara’s abrupt departure.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,119 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/25/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Pancakes reviews
Ever wonder what Grissom fantasized about before he and Sara were together? Sara’s not the only one to be surprised by the answer.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 638 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/9/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Rather Peculiar Proposal reviews
Sara is more than a little concerned when Grissom shows up seven hours early for their first date in a long time. But the reason for his untimely arrival is even more startling.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,186 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/8/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Critical Care reviews
Critical Care After Sara is taken, Grissom discovers there are few things worse than either not knowing or having to wait to know, except having to both in one of the last places he likes to frequent -- the hospital.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,318 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/25/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Aftermath reviews
After Nick’s kidnapping and subsequent rescue, Sara and Grissom are left feeling raw and exposed. Only within each other do they find the respite that finally removes the last of the walls keeping them apart.
CSI - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,522 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 1/21/2008 - Published: 1/20/2008 - Gil G., Sara S.
The Best Laid Plans reviews
When Grissom invites Sara to have dinner with him, everything that can go wrong inevitably does. Instead of being disappointed, he realizes that chaos can be surprisingly satisfying.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,607 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 1/19/2008 - Published: 1/17/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
The Truth Will Out reviews
When Grissom tries to find out why Sara is so assiduously avoiding him, he discovers that no matter how hard we try to avoid the truth and those to whom it pertains, the truth will out in the end.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,159 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 1/19/2008 - Published: 1/15/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Woman's Work reviews
In preparation for an evening out with Grissom, Sara seeks out some expert advice from the last person she thought she would ever ask for help - Catherine.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,922 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/16/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
A Comedy of Errors reviews
For some reason Sara and Grissom’s relationship has always been fraught with misreading and misunderstandings. Sometimes these can lead to surprising results as when Grissom takes the chance and issues Sara an unexpected invitation.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,978 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/16/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Evidence of Life reviews
Sometimes even Gil Grissom, a man who works -- and lives -- by the mantra “follow the evidence,” has to be reminded to do just that, especially after he almost looses the one person he’s ever truly cared about. What he learns surprises even himself.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,413 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/14/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete
Unexpected reviews
After a surprise visit from Grissom, Sara deals with her suspension as best she can. That is until another visitor brings news that leads her to decide it's time to leave Las Vegas and Grissom for good. It will take more than a plant to get her to stay.
CSI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,396 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 1/12/2008 - Published: 1/11/2008 - Gil G., Sara S. - Complete