PinkElephant5
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Joined 01-03-12, id: 3593028, Profile Updated: 07-04-16
Author has written 21 stories for Castle, Forever, and When Calls the Heart.

In kindergarten I imagined new scenes for the movie Dumbo, and the pink elephants have been parading through my head ever since.

I currently write mostly for the Forever fandom. ABC may have cancelled it (Booooo! Rubbish! Filth!), but FANFIC LIVES ON.

Got a prompt? Send me a PM! I can't guarantee I'll fill it, but I'm open to suggestions. :)

Please note: my writing is rated T and below. I also don't write slash. If either of those are what you're looking for, there are lots of great authors who will do a better job with your prompt than I would.

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I am on Twitter very infrequently @pinkel5.

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A Crack in the Silence by starry19 reviews
"She would always remember the overwhelming relief in his eyes, his posture, his words when he'd found her at the scene. His shoulders had actually sagged, and he'd reached for her hand with fingers that were shaking."
Forever - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,349 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 2/16/2015 - Published: 1/14/2015 - Henry M., J. Martinez - Complete
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang by sunburntdaisy reviews
Peter follows Assumpta down to the basement... and then with that one little change we continue well into season four.
Ballykissangel - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 46 - Words: 74,342 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/28/2014 - Published: 6/23/2013
A Better Fate by chezchuckles reviews
"my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom. . .And death i think is no parenthesis" -ee cummings co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 48,898 - Reviews: 1008 - Favs: 435 - Follows: 438 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
To Kate by surrendersomething reviews
Castle/Beckett. The first time Alexis finds them, she knows she wasn't supposed to find them at all.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,793 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 476 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 9/27/2011 - Published: 9/18/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
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Star Wars Forever reviews
A bizarre crime scene points Jo and Henry to a killer obsessed with Star Wars—not that Henry has ever seen Star Wars.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,925 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 7/13 - Published: 12/17/2015 - Henry M., Abe, J. Martinez, Lucas W.
Mike Saves Christmas reviews
How did Mike Hanson end up hiding from Jo and Henry behind an air conditioner on the roof of the precinct on Christmas night? Great question. He wishes he knew.
Forever - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,405 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/9 - Henry M., J. Martinez, Hanson - Complete
World Enough, and Time reviews
Jo finds herself in Paris with Henry's watch and no idea where he's been for the last three weeks. Established Mortinez. Entry for the 1000-word Forever Fanfic Contest.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,141 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/2/2015 - Henry M., J. Martinez
Sense and Immortality reviews
When a murder occurs under suspiciously literary circumstances, Jo and Henry go undercover at the Regency-themed Austen Experience.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 42,519 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 10/13/2015 - Published: 7/8/2015 - Complete
Where or When reviews
Henry falls hard for a woman who visits the shop, though he tries to play it cool, and for once, he's not the only one hiding something big. Henry/modern!Abigail fluff. AU. Written for Henry's 236th Birthday Gift Exchange.
Forever - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,684 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/19/2015 - Complete
Mike Hanson Finds the Remedy reviews
Mike never signed up to manage Henry's secret every minute of the day, but here he is, doing it anyway. And on this particular day, the reveals keep piling up. Sequel to "Mike Hanson Loses His Bliss." Entry in The Big Reveal Forever Ficathon.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,381 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 10 - Published: 9/7/2015 - Henry M., Lucas W., Joanna R., Hanson - Complete
Two Proposals reviews
"Almost before Elizabeth had time to wonder why Charles was in Hope Valley again, or why he was standing in her schoolhouse, he wasn't standing anymore. He was kneeling." A season two continuation that picks up directly after the cliffhanger. Because I couldn't just leave it lying there. Jack/Elizabeth, Charles, Abigail.
When Calls the Heart - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,248 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 8/26/2015 - Published: 8/24/2015 - Elizabeth T., Jack T., Abigail S. - Complete
You Asked For It: the Not-So-Prompts reviews
Assorted small stories born from Tumblr prompts, though not always written very promptly. STORY 2: THE BET. "Abraham, put down the carrots. And the tweezers. And the...what *is* that?"
Forever - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,541 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 6/9/2015 - Published: 5/26/2015
Mike Hanson Loses His Bliss reviews
"Life was so much simpler when Henry was just the slightly spooky, scarf-loving M.E. and Jo's unofficial partner slash will-they-won't-they friend. Now I know this massive, impossible secret– not that I ever asked, mind you, or remotely WANTED to know– and life is getting more complicated by the day." Hanson reveal fic.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,444 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 5/30/2015 - Complete
Déjà True reviews
When Henry treats her skinned knee, Jo suddenly remembers a moment when she was almost five and he was…exactly the same. Two-shot companion to Vanishing Point, but also stands alone. Post-finale.
Forever - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,660 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 5/17/2015 - Published: 5/15/2015 - Henry M., J. Martinez - Complete
No Place Like Home reviews
"She didn't know his secret yet—so why was she here? Henry said the only thing he could think of. 'I can explain.' 'Save it,' Jo said. 'We're late for dinner. Welcome back, by the way.' She closed the distance between them by hooking a finger under his towel and pulling him in, and then she kissed him." Not exactly AU...more like canon-based spec fic. Or something.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,333 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 3/24/2015 - Published: 3/10/2015 - Henry M., Abe, J. Martinez, Adam - Complete
Vanishing Point reviews
It's 1985. Abigail left four years ago, and Henry still sees reminders everywhere—even in the child he finds hiding in an alley. One-shot, loosely inspired by "The King of Columbus Circle."
Forever - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,301 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/21/2015 - Henry M., Abe, Abigail - Complete
Coming to Light reviews
Henry's careful plan to tell Jo his secret falls apart with one shocking phone call. She needs her partner now more than ever, but uncovering the truth may reveal more than either of them bargained for.
Forever - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,779 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 2/15/2015 - Published: 1/25/2015 - Henry M., Abe, J. Martinez - Complete
Both Sides Now reviews
"At least Jo didn't witness his death moments ago, but she happened to be looking for him in exactly the right place now. Unless he didn't want his partner to find him emerging from the East River naked, yet again; then it was exactly the wrong place. This would be so much simpler if he were still bleeding to death." One story, told from above and below the water line.
Forever - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,355 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 1/22/2015 - Published: 1/21/2015 - Henry M., Abe, J. Martinez - Complete
Tag, You're It: The Director's Cut reviews
No one gets the gift they expected at Gate's semi-mandatory Winter Holiday party. Christmas shenanigans ensue. Written for the 12th Precinct's Christmas Fanfic Competition.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,706 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/24/2012 - Published: 12/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
On Paper reviews
"You said last week that we make no sense on paper. I present to you several pieces of paper that say otherwise." Post After Hours. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,302 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Flip the Script reviews
A series of one-shot scenes connected by a premise: these are things they never thought they'd say. Caskett-centric, but any and all characters are fair game. PART 5: Would you please just kick my...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 5,495 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 9/14/2012 - Published: 8/7/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
The Shirt Off His Back reviews
SPOILERS for 5x01 promo. Since the coffee maker is not in his bedroom, she needs a shirt. So here she is, standing in his enormous closet, shuffling through the options and having a surprisingly hard time deciding what to wear. A random little one-shot based on a trivial detail.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,275 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 11 - Published: 8/28/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Fathers and Daughters reviews
A Solid Ground follow-up. Some things never lose their awkward-making powers as you get older: a surprise appearance by Dad is one of them. Jim and Kate, and Castle and Alexis, each bond in their own way. For one pair there is food; for the other, weaponry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,448 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 8/4/2012 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Solid Ground reviews
A phone call, an impossible decision, and suddenly thirteen years' worth of questions all come down to seven days' worth of answers: this was their first week together. My take on early season five.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 38,036 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 241 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Plan B reviews
They weren't dating. They were Together with a capital T, and the world at large was about to find out. And she had nothing to wear. Mostly fluff, post-post-Always.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,122 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 6/24/2012 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete