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Joined 04-27-10, id: 2342805, Profile Updated: 12-27-19
Author has written 41 stories for Charlie Bone, His Dark Materials, Doctor Who, Scott & Bailey, Skins, Waterloo Road, Misc. Tv Shows, Great Expectations, Misc. Movies, Hunger Games, George Smiley series, Upstairs Downstairs, Once Upon a Time, Supernatural, Oz the Great and Powerful, Star Trek: 2009, Hannibal, Mortal Instruments, Parks and Recreation, Twin Peaks, and Shadowhunters.

I love her and that is the beginning and end of everything.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Deactivated as of December 2016. For more work from this author, please see IssyLily on AO3.

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Things Half in Shadow by Wiccagirl24 reviews
The first thing you learn, back in Psych 101, is that you never get emotionally involved with a patient. For 25 years Dr. Gold hasn't had a problem walking that fine line. Something changes, though, when he meets Belle French. AU, mental institution
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 42,079 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 11/17/2019 - Published: 7/26/2012 - Neal C./Baelfire, Archie H./Jiminy Cricket, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey
Wait and See by oncethrown reviews
After the apocalypse doesn't happen, Dean goes back to Bobby's house alone. He burned Bobby's body in the field. There wasn't enough of Cas left to burn or bury, and Sam was gone. After a few weeks of drinking and researching, Dean's ready to finally off himself and join his whole family, but a discount easter card and a sudden reappearance save him. Eventual Destiel. Human!Cas.
Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 43 - Words: 160,193 - Reviews: 554 - Favs: 656 - Follows: 387 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 5/31/2012 - Castiel, Dean W. - Complete
To Salvage One Inch by ThriftShopYarn reviews
Bond must interrogate Q. (One year post-Skyfall.) Now Complete.
James Bond - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,437 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 3/3/2013 - Published: 1/30/2013 - James Bond/007, Q 3 - Complete
Helpless by Tracy-Lou reviews
Follow up to 'Broken'. Ste is awake and confused and there's only one person he feels he can turn to, but he isn't there.
Hollyoaks - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,271 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/18/2012 - Brendan B., Ste Hay - Complete
The Law of Conservation of Energy by peroxidepest17 reviews
The law of conservation of energy states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, only transformed from one state into another. And what is grace, if not energy?
Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 93,257 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 571 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 4/4/2012 - Published: 11/2/2011 - Castiel, Dean W.
My Son by RunWonderlandRun reviews
They were going to finish the nursery. She’d bought stencils of cars, spaceships and airplanes" Future!Fic. AU. Some fluff, some angst, and a twist!
Scrubs - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 96 - Words: 271,695 - Reviews: 410 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 1/14/2012 - Published: 9/26/2009 - John D./J.D., Dr. Cox/Perry
Life Like This by WordyAndRestless reviews
PoA. AU. Auror Tonks goes back to Hogwarts disguised as a student to protect Harry Potter and capture Sirius Black. Upon meeting a certain bookworm professor, she finds her life being turned upside down. And how will she catch Black when he's her cousin?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 174,204 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 1/6/2012 - Published: 7/3/2011 - N. Tonks, Remus L. - Complete
Home by Lanaea reviews
In Progress. K/S, but slow-building. A misshap brings the Enterprise back to Earth for a while.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 222,013 - Reviews: 6403 - Favs: 4,673 - Follows: 4,128 - Updated: 8/9/2009 - Published: 5/18/2009 - J. Kirk, Spock
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oh the mighty arms of atlas reviews
"The fight had been bitter and hostile and worst of all lengthy. Alec had told him he couldn't believe anyone so selfish could have lived so long, and Magnus had left." Magnus and Alec don't often fight, but when they do, they do it properly.
Shadowhunters - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,472 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 19 - Published: 4/2/2016 - [Alec L., Magnus B.] - Complete
when the mountains crumble to the sea reviews
Magnus knows he's left it almost too late, and yet despite his want to appear bitter and uncaring, he cannot bring himself to let Alexander Lightwood go without a fight. A quick lie that no one believes gets him into the Institute the night before Alec's wedding, but Magnus knows that only the truth will do. He's just not sure what the truth is yet. 1x12
Shadowhunters - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,677 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 19 - Published: 3/24/2016 - [Magnus B., Alec L.] Isabelle L. - Complete
yours is the cloth, mine is the hand reviews
After Max is killed during the first attack on Alicante, Alec tries to uphold his grief as a true Shadowhunter should. And yet, he cannot follow what his father has taught him, only his heart.
Mortal Instruments - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,956 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Published: 3/16/2016 - Alec L., Magnus B., Maryse L., Robert L. - Complete
tread lightly because you tread on my dreams reviews
"If he had told her 'no' from the start and broken her little heart and had her hate him for humiliating her and isolating her, then she would be miserable, and he would be miserable, but at least he would wake up tomorrow morning and she would be there to despise him." Audrey is the 3rd victim; Cooper doesn't take it well. AU. *Updated*
Twin Peaks - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,769 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/6/2015 - Audrey H., D. Cooper, Diane, Harold S. - Complete
my mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun reviews
"She laughs out loud at the last one, and wonders if that was how Ann had first introduced her as a potential date – 'yeah, she's partial to drunken karaoke but she's hilarious'. But he's not laughing, and the air feels thick as he continues, reaching his hand out and caressing the skin of her inner wrist." AU Ben/Leslie *Formatting issues resolved, apologies*
Parks and Recreation - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,161 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/23/2015 - Leslie K., Ben W. - Complete
Kissed by Fire reviews
" I wanted it to last a lifetime – my lifetime, not his – not just until I aged beyond recognition and he stayed eternally young and perfect. So I was ready to do anything. Because I thought that I loved him more than he loved me, and the thought of losing him made me want to set myself on fire." Spoilers for Lost Souls. Alec contemplates his mistakes, and attempts to fix them.
Mortal Instruments - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,761 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 11 - Published: 8/31/2013 - Alec L., Isabelle L., Magnus B. - Complete
In Memoriam reviews
"The priest watched as a tear slipped from the old man's eyes. He watched as a weak and crippled hand slowly reached out and pressed itself against the glass, resting on the image's shoes. Another tear fell, sliding in and out of the cracks in his face, falling off the angular jut of his chin. There was a longing, a story, a memory here." Dean seeks Castiel at the end of his life.
Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,109 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 21 - Published: 7/8/2013 - Dean W., Castiel - Complete
the pendulum of the mind reviews
'"Calm down William." The use of his full name, uttered so closely to his lips, did nothing but make his heart pump faster. The blade, cool as ice and burning like fire, slid slowly, so slowly it was agonizing, down Will's cheek. Hannibal stopped at his jaw, and then continued at the same pace. Each movement was terrifying,' Will receives a lesson from Hannibal Lecter.
Hannibal - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,119 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/27/2013 - Will G., Hannibal L. - Complete
your faith walks on broken glass reviews
"He liked Dean's freckles. Sometimes, when he was tired, stressed, or even scared, he liked to count them. There was a familiarity with those freckles, one Castiel couldn't really identify, but they were soothing. They were the only part of Dean that was consistently comforting." The night before they try to destroy the Devil, Castiel tries to understand the broken man before him.
Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,036 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/26/2013 - Dean W., Castiel - Complete
Oh Captain, My Captain reviews
'"You're afraid to live without him, aren't you?" he asks quietly, pushing the remaining ice cubes around his glass, trying to avoid eye contact, instantly regretting the question. Of course he wasn't – the goddamn Commander didn't feel fear. He didn't feel anything.' McCoy and Spock have a conversation after the incident in the radiation chamber. Spoilers for ST:ID.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,578 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 13 - Published: 5/30/2013 - J. Kirk, Spock, L. McCoy/Bones - Complete
Three Sins for Three Sisters reviews
There is a clear divide between good and evil, but sin chokes even the kindest of people. To be vain, to be naive, and to be guilty. AU - Evanora, Theodora and Glinda.
Oz the Great and Powerful - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,549 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/1/2013 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Theodora, Evanora, Glinda
Waltzing reviews
"Loyal to his profession. Dedicated to his job. Just trying to bring in the money to pay for the rent. Or being a fucking walkover as William would so gently put it sometimes." Guillam chooses.
George Smiley series - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,104 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/11/2013 - Published: 2/4/2012 - Complete
Checkmate reviews
"Without him, there would be no living. There would just be emptiness, a shallow feeling of self-pity, and a deeper, darker and far more vicious loneliness that would gnaw away at this sanity until he conceded, fell to his knees and prayed for God to take him too." Destiel.
Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 800 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Castiel, Dean W. - Complete
Spinning Gold reviews
"Mr Gold loved Isabelle, in whatever world she had been in. And her father, Moe French had locked her away and pronounced her dead. No matter how much she loathed Mr Gold, she couldn't help but feel a little bad for him." With rumours flying around, Emma Swan investigates the relationship between Mr Gold and the new Librarian, astounded with what she finds out. Rumbelle.
Once Upon a Time - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,223 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 8 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Belle/Lacey, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold - Complete
a house of cards built in a stormy city reviews
"He supposed the war had blinded her somehow, and she had to look harder to see the stunning things in the world. Maybe that was why she thought so little of herself; because she couldn't see how truly beautiful she was." Tom/Nikki.
Waterloo Road - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,339 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/20/2012 - Published: 4/28/2012 - Complete
Who Wants to Live Forever? reviews
"She was falling apart, and he couldn't put her back together. All he could do was preserve the bits of her that were left." Haymitch's story, from the very beginning. New chapter up now. ON HIATUS - SEE INSIDE FOR DETAILS.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 24 - Words: 64,828 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 4/30/2012 - Published: 12/29/2011 - Haymitch A.
Blood on White Walls reviews
When Mister Gold finds out about Belle in the asylum, his first instinct is not to rescue her, but to punish the woman who first took her away. And as his anger grows, so do his powers, and traces of Rumplestiltskin awaken in Storybrooke. Rumbelle.
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,736 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 11 - Published: 4/21/2012 - Belle/Lacey, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold - Complete
Deals with the Devil reviews
"'Excuse me' He took that step back towards Gill, so his face was practically resting against hers and whispered, 'I was wondering if you wanted to have dinner. With me. Tomorrow evening.'" Gill should've known better than to trust the Devil. Swearing.
Scott & Bailey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,359 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Gill M. - Complete
Crossing the Road reviews
"She was young, he was old. She was beautiful, he was a beast. She was healing, he wasn't. All he could see was their differences." Post-Mockingjay. He won't let her get hurt again. Even if that means letting her go.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,574 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/2/2012 - Effie T., Haymitch A. - Complete
I Don't Want to Breathe Without You Here reviews
"When she had found the time to be alone, she had glanced at the first line, spelling out a derisive and unsubtle "My dearest love" and thrown the letter straight to the fire." Blanche/Portia. Femmeslash.
Upstairs Downstairs - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,385 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Published: 2/28/2012 - Complete
Everybody Wins reviews
Emma/Tancred. Emma doesn't believe she will ever be good enough for Tancred. Tancred believes Emma would never fall for his wild and stormy personality. K plus just in case. Completed.
Charlie Bone - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,965 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 12/29/2011 - Published: 12/22/2010 - Emma T., Tancred T. - Complete
I live forever on the edge of dreams reviews
Planets come and go. Stars perish. Matter disperses, coalesces, forms into other patterns, other worlds. Nothing can be eternal. The Doctor makes an impossible choice which will destroy him. How do you choose between the two loves of your life?
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,663 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/9/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
The Moral Implications of Wearing High Heels reviews
It's easy to use someone then push them away when things get difficult. It's hard to love someone when the repercussions are so extreme they hurt. But when you're on that path, only fate will decide if you take the easy way out. Mattex.
Misc. Tv Shows - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,873 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 12/6/2011 - Published: 11/18/2011 - Complete
Little Girl Lost reviews
No one ever saw Norma Jeane; they all wanted Marilyn. She always wanted someone to want her for being her, not the beautiful, sex symbol everyone saw. Ideas from "My Week With Marilyn". One shot.
Misc. Movies - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,154 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/30/2011 - Complete
One Time reviews
"Aurelia glared ferociously at him, like a kind of wild bear who was hunting prey in the forest, but it was not as piercing as was usual, and it was obvious to any onlooker that she was in great distress and agony." The day of Miss Havisham's wedding.
Great Expectations - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,810 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/24/2011 - Complete
i don't need you to save me reviews
Because when they kissed, it felt like a billion stars combusting together and exploding with such brightness that it could blind him. It felt like he wasn't the lonely man anymore, it felt like the part of him missing was just filled up by one person.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,766 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/5/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
the trick is to keep breathing reviews
She'll live the life she never could with me. But she won't be River Song, she won't even be Melody Pond, she will be the woman charged with the murder of a man she never knew. But she will still be extraordinary; I have no doubt of that. River/Doctor.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,412 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/15/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
The Broken Song reviews
How can you live when you know you've murdered the love of your life? The Doctor goes to his death, but it doesn't go as he quite expects. Especially when he finds out about the wedding... Very wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,826 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/4/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
A Vision Through the Rain reviews
Karen and Rob finally have the chance to be together, but there's something she has to tell him first. Something that can and will change their life and relationship forever...
Waterloo Road - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 25,391 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 8/2/2011 - Published: 7/10/2011 - Complete
Life's Too Short reviews
Scott & Bailey fiction. Janet discovers that Andy is leaving, and forgets all about how betrayed everyone else will be, throws caution to the wind, and goes to the ends of the Earth to try and make him stay. Andy/Janet. Rated T for some, mild, language.
Scott & Bailey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,325 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/8/2011 - Complete
Heartbreak Hurts More than Stab Wounds reviews
Scott & Bailey fiction. Based around episode 5. Janet gets violently stabbed and reflects on the pain and how much she doesn't want to go yet, but Andy comes to her rescue and saves her; literally and metaphorically. Andy/Janet, obviously. Strong language
Scott & Bailey - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,282 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/27/2011 - Complete
Favourites reviews
Cassie-centric. Set during 1x05. No one cares anymore. He certainly doesn't. When she met him, she thought she had finally found something to live for, but now it's all been snatched away from her. She can't do it anymore, not without him.
Skins - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,883 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/25/2011 - Cassie A. - Complete
Voulez Vous reviews
Scott & Bailey fiction. The two times that Janet cheated on her husband with Andy, and the one time that Adrian found out. Some language. Andy/Janet
Scott & Bailey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,296 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/23/2011 - Complete
Again reviews
Set during "The Big Bang". What did The Doctor say to River Song before he went cavorting off into the sky to save the universe, and how much of a fight did she put up before she let him go? 11/River.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,300 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/7/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
TARDIS reviews
'I was already a museum piece when you found me.' Spoilers for The Doctor's Wife. The story of how The Doctor first found the TARDIS and flew away into every universe.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,268 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/16/2011 - 11th Doctor, TARDIS - Complete
Extra Terrestrial reviews
With the lyrics of Katy Perry's E.T. The Doctor and River's lives were never normal; their time lines in the wrong order and their first meeting for her, well, let's just say it was a bit of a surprise. Rated T.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,346 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/14/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
Time and Archaeology reviews
Based on 'Forest of the Dead'. 'You and me. Time and Space. You watch us run.' The Doctor watches a very extraordinary woman sacrifice herself and muses on the thought that she was too much like him. 10/River kind of. T just in case.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/9/2011 - 10th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
I Hate Wizards In Fairytales reviews
Amy and Rory are having marital issues and so The Doctor decides to take them to Oz; but which one? And why is River Song's pinafore so damn short? 11/River and Amy/Rory. AU. Last part up now.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,457 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 5/2/2011 - Published: 4/29/2011 - 11th Doctor - Complete
Make You Feel My Love reviews
With the lyrics of Adele's Make You Feel My Love. River and The Doctor's relationship had always been complicated, and it always would be.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,043 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 12 - Published: 4/21/2011 - 11th Doctor, River Song/Melody P. III - Complete
Too Late to Say Goodbye reviews
In loving memory of Elisabeth Sladen, a great woman. The Doctor arrives too late to say goodbye, to his Sarah Jane Smith.
Doctor Who - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 348 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/20/2011 - 11th Doctor, Sarah Jane S. - Complete
Kisses in the Dark reviews
Marisa/Asriel. Before Northern Lights. Marisa Coulter seeks after Lord Asriel but their relationship turns rather sour when she professes that she still loves her husband Edward. T to be safe.
His Dark Materials - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 946 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/9/2011 - Lord Asriel B., Marisa C.