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Lost Time by ARCurren reviews
The story of a free spirit who was asked to give up the man she loved for a system she didn't believe in and what happened next. AU after 3x04.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 105 - Words: 352,833 - Reviews: 1717 - Favs: 306 - Follows: 352 - Updated: 4/22/2017 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
University Challenge by Epea Pteroenta reviews
Modern university AU. Mary is an Oxbridge reject with a past, Anna and John are in the friendship zone, Sybil has a secret life out of school, Matthew and Lavinia are stuck in a rut, and Downton is owned by the National Trust. Drama and hijinks naturally ensue. Chapter 25: Over the summer holidays, Matthew and Mary navigate their new relationship.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 25 - Words: 112,383 - Reviews: 781 - Favs: 307 - Follows: 553 - Updated: 12/25/2015 - Published: 8/15/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., Anna S.
Time Has Brought My Heart to You by LittlePoppett reviews
Set months after the Christmas Special. Sybil and Branson travel back to Downton as a married couple for the first time and realise how much their lives have changed. I haven't written in a while so please be kind but let me know what you think! LPx
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 69,524 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 7/4/2013 - Published: 1/8/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Bet on me by Syblime reviews
Branson comes back from war injured, Sybil comes back from London frustrated and by chance they meet in America. They then travel to Ireland together... Nominated for a Highclere award 2014! Thank you so much!
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 17,176 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 12/22/2012 - Published: 10/2/2011 - T. Branson, Sybil C.
A Woman's Prerogative by ShirleyYouJest reviews
S/B. Sybil reconsiders the "kissing only" rule she set when she accepted Tom's proposal. Explores their newly physical relationship in the months between their failed elopement and reveal to the family. Canon compliant, fills in the blanks... steamily.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 37,145 - Reviews: 275 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 2/6/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Cravings by Michelle reviews
Sybil Branson craves many things.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 14,326 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 4/13/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Never Such Innocence Again by Chickwriter reviews
June 1918. "All alone, with plenty of money, and a house in Eaton Square? I can't imagine anything better." It came too soon for her, and now Lady Mary Carlisle feels nothing. Definitely AU and positively M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,935 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 387 - Follows: 242 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 674 - Favs: 574 - Follows: 298 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Gretna Green by Duchess Emma reviews
Sequel to The Right Man but can be read alone. Sybil and Branson elope to Gretna Green. The plans, the secrecy, the wedding, and of course, the wedding night. No spoilers for Series 2. Now complete!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,822 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 1/15/2012 - Published: 4/25/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Come With Me, Go Places by littlelindentree reviews
What surprised Sybil most was how easy her family made it, in the end. Sybil/Branson, AU after 2x05.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,600 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 12/30/2011 - Published: 10/30/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson
The Case of the Lucky Penny by paladin1916 reviews
My take on what happens between Episode 8 and the Christmas Special. Spoilers abound.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,550 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/19/2011 - Published: 12/9/2011 - Matthew C. - Complete
The Open Road by alliwantistobreathe reviews
Various drabbles concerning, obviously, the Lady and her Chauffeur. "We neither of us were made for settling. And I, at least, don't intend to." A/N: it's finished, at last! last chapter FLUFFINESS warning.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 10,280 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 12/19/2011 - Published: 12/7/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Moments by TradYes reviews
AU - A modern version of Sybil and Branson's relationship.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 16,508 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 12/9/2011 - Published: 11/30/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
True To You by BindleBaum reviews
From ep 2.7 slight divergence from 2.8. Sybil and Branson are apart and Sybil wonders how long she will have to wait for them to be together again. Edith befriends Richard Armitage. Evelyn Napier comes for blood sports.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,981 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/2/2011 - Published: 11/5/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Thunderstorm by ladymarycrawley reviews
Mary has been frightened of storms since she was a child. A story that spirals from that really! One I wrote in one go in a couple of hours trying to avoid uni essays... :S
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,102 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/2/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
The Strangest Sea by mondegreeneyed reviews
Sybil promised Branson an answer when the war ended. A story of the ceasefire in eleven parts.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,371 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/7/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Eloping by TheSingingGirl reviews
Set 2.07 before Mary and Edith come bursting into that room at the Swan Inn. "Because she could, she leaned forward to kiss him again. It felt different here, different anywhere other than their garage. Here, there was nothing stopping them."
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,597 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/3/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Nothing to Mar Our Joy by littlelindentree reviews
Branson was looking at her once again with that cocksure frankness of his that so unnerved her. What business did he have, being so sure of himself? It was maddening.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,200 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/12/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Turn Back and Descend The Stair by littlelindentree reviews
She was delivering a remedy to a friend. That was what she planned to say if she were caught. After all, it was the truth.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,099 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/8/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Transatlantic by thewindwarns reviews
She was searching for adventure. Sybil Crawley, Tom Branson, and a summer in New York. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,195 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/31/2011 - [Sybil C., T. Branson] - Complete
Driving Lessons by MrsTater reviews
Drives with Branson take Sybil to surprising destinations.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,003 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 6/11/2011 - Published: 5/18/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
The Soul of Discretion by Bespectacled reviews
"I have never been in love," Sibyl said carefully, eyes down, glad that Althea's back was to her. "But I should imagine that, if I were, I would tell of the man, not of the trouble I was causing."
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,819 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/26/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
The Right Man by Duchess Emma reviews
In the margins of the text, a romance blossoms. Branson and Sybil's relationship from the Ripon incident through the Garden Party. Yes, it is very salacious.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 26,163 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 4/13/2011 - Published: 2/27/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
Just A Title by Bespectacled reviews
Modern AU. Sybil needs a date for her sister's wedding, and who else would she turn to but her best friend? Tom, however, isn't quite so sure about the idea of "playing boyfriend" for the weekend...
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,541 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 12 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
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both alike in dignity reviews
"He sees her for the first time in the narrow hallway at Jeremy Keeler's birthday party." Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 78,199 - Reviews: 513 - Favs: 308 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 4/8/2012 - Published: 12/13/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
in dulci jubilo reviews
For the Mistletoe Challenge: "It's Christmas Eve, darling," she sighed, giving him her sweetest smile. "Can't you humour me just a little, tiny, miniscule bit?" Prequel to "so far away that I can't find you." S/B, rated M, spoilers through Series 2
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,961 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/10/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete
so far away that I can't find you reviews
"It had been more than a week since he'd been grabbed by the collar and dragged into an RIC vehicle on Kildare Street..."
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,170 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/5/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - Complete