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An Act of Desperation by shie1dmaidenofrohan reviews
She sought death on the fields of the Pelennor, and failed. Eowyn recalls what drove her to her desperate choice, and learning to live with the consequences. Rated for battle scenes. Completed (finally), as of 2021.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 145,146 - Reviews: 245 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 6/1 - Published: 1/8/2004 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
The Hungover Games by Lala Kate reviews
A night now hazy brings two people together under circumstances that are not quite ideal.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 108,161 - Reviews: 239 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 6/22/2018 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Mary C., C. Blake
Where You Are by OrangeShipper reviews
He couldn't accept Lavinia's sacrifice, of her life, her children, her future, and then give her the brush-off when he was well again... Well, he couldn't, could he? But, just perhaps, there was a way back for him to the woman he loved after all. Matthew/Mary, AU from 2x07. T for now.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,774 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 12/16/2017 - Published: 11/1/2017 - Matthew C., Mary C., Lavinia S.
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: 1718 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 353 - Updated: 4/22/2017 - Published: 1/4/2012 - Sybil C., T. Branson
Play Dates and Park Benches by Lala Kate reviews
A meeting of kindred spirits through the hearts of children. Modern AU.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 101,289 - Reviews: 437 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 6/4/2016 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
In Living Color by Lala Kate reviews
Cora finds Mary in a desperate situation following Matthew's death.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 694 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/31/2016 - Cora C., Mary C. - Complete
A Girl You Knew by La Donna Ingenua reviews
AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 116,573 - Reviews: 1596 - Favs: 233 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 12/1/2015 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Days Without Rain by sarsaparillia reviews
Zuko, Katara, and life after the war. — Zuko/Katara, others.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 55 - Words: 79,782 - Reviews: 1142 - Favs: 1,018 - Follows: 894 - Updated: 3/28/2015 - Published: 5/3/2012 - Zuko, Katara - Complete
Hot Spring by sian22 reviews
Faramir shows Eowyn a green and lovely corner of their demesne she has never seen. Along the way they discover love and desire can conquer (most) fears. What more could a woman want for her birthday than a Ranger, his Shieldmaiden, a cliff rated 5.2 and rope? Happy Birthday Annafan. Rated M for mmmmmmm
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,942 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/2/2015 - Published: 11/15/2014 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1112 - Favs: 367 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Stolen Kisses & Near Misses by miscreant rose reviews
The preview for S5E7 had a glimpse of the fake-out make-out trope between Mary & Charles (bless!). Waiting for the actual episode was too hard when all these possibilities were swirling around in my head. Just how did Mary react to that sudden, "Kiss me! Now!"
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,375 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/2/2014
Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number by tielan reviews
Clint finds the first grey hair two weeks after New York, staring into the mirror of a bathroom of a safehouse in Paris.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,089 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Black Widow/Natasha R., Agent Maria Hill
Too Busy M by ChElFi reviews
After the events in DC, Steve feels that he and Maria have some unfinished business to attend to. This is the M version, there is a T version for folks who don't want to read M rated stories. (Or you can just skip chapter 2)
Captain America - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,752 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/11/2014 - Published: 7/10/2014 - [M. Hill, Steve R./Capt. America] Sam W./Falcon - Complete
Incentive by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Mary and Matthew are at university together and Mary is in desperate need of Matthew's help. He is reluctant to do so...so she offers him some incentive. Pretty smutty. CH.10 - the shameless smut has returned!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 60,516 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Redware by annafan reviews
Trying to get a moment alone away from their chaperones, Eowyn and Faramir explore Minas Tirith shortly before their wedding. Sometimes a little bit of art history can prove... inspirational. Plot? What plot. ;-)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,288 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/13/2014 - Eowyn, Faramir
Flirting with Convention by Apollo888 reviews
Their first meeting was not, in fact, their first meeting. A non-linear AU tale beginning in Series 1. The first story in a series that continues with We Shall Fight.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 168,807 - Reviews: 517 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 5/3/2014 - Published: 9/29/2013 - [Matthew C., Mary C.] - Complete
Things We Lost in the Fire by enigma731 reviews
Natasha doesn't have any orders now, so she gives herself a mission: act normal. Stay calm. Defy the chaos that's threatening to overwhelm her. The world knows all of her secrets, so she ought to just move on with living. And that's the point, really-that's the only way to win. A post-Winter Soldier multichapter.
Avengers - Rated: M - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,980 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/22/2014 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B.
In the Company of Strangers by Lala Kate reviews
A day trip to London and an unplanned travelling companion unexpectedly set off a chain of events that begin to help Mary understand that perhaps she can forgive herself and move on with her life. A story of healing and hope. Set one year after CS3.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 210,773 - Reviews: 463 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 3/25/2013 - Mary C., C. Blake - Complete
Raise Your Weapon by sarsaparillia reviews
The Rebellion didn't start with a bang, but with a whisper. — Anakin/Padmé, Leia, Han, Luke.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,484 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 237 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 12/25/2013 - Published: 12/20/2013 - [Anakin Skywalker, Padmé Amidala] Leia O., Han S. - Complete
Plain to See by OrangeShipper reviews
When Matthew sees something he shouldn't, he begins to think of things that he shouldn't... and, trapped by his own fear and the very object of the thoughts he should not harbour, his control begins to unravel. S2 AU, shortly after 2x04. Rating change to M!
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,267 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 12/5/2013 - Published: 9/16/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Cornered by Lala Kate reviews
Season 1, Episode 5: What if Edith had not challenged Mary over Sir Anthony after dinner? What if the challenge presented was a different one altogether?
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,535 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/10/2013 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Baby Steps by Lala Kate reviews
George has a mishap, forcing his mother to confront a long-held fear. One-shot set in the world of "In the Company of Strangers".
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,382 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/9/2013 - Mary C., George C. - Complete
Burning Bridges by enigma731 reviews
There's the rustling of wings as he slides the window open, and he looks up to see a flock of pigeons huddled in the rafters, bread crumbs scattered on the sill. Clint pauses for a moment, struggling to reconcile the soulless killer depicted by S.H.I.E.L.D.'s files with the woman who steals books from the marketplace and feeds birds in the midst of winter scarcity.
Avengers - Rated: M - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,588 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 12 - Published: 6/2/2013 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Home Is Where The Heart Is by miss Kittyplank reviews
October, 1929. Sir Richard and Mary have been married for ten years and have two children, but after the Wall St Crash are forced to return to England, to Downton and to Matthew Crawley. M/M
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 147,506 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 257 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Where I Roam by Kaitsy reviews
Post-CS one-shot, spoilers. Our Mary Crawley dressed in black and trying to say goodbye, even months later.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,574 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/3/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Grace by La Donna Ingenua reviews
An atrocious act somehow, someway leads to joy, love, & well...Grace./ AU Halfway through Xmas Special/Matthew & Mary's happy ending, even in a seemingly impossible situation. Complete.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 58 - Words: 310,299 - Reviews: 1019 - Favs: 377 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Woman in the Crosshairs by Frea O'Scanlin reviews
In which Clint has a new hobby and Natasha isn't curious, until she is. Black Widow and Hawkeye, their partnership—and what it means—throughout the years.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,805 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 45 - Published: 10/24/2012 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
a bonewhite light by Chickwriter reviews
A life baptized in no life for a while... eyes mica-silver and blank. S3 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,165 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Deconstruction by Captain Evermind reviews
What lies beneath the surface of a betrayal? For Matthew, Richard, Lavinia and Mary, betrayal can be read in the turn of a shoulder, the crack of a rifle, or the touch of a fingertip against glass, as the line dividing love and hatred begins to blur.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,776 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 8/27/2012 - Published: 7/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Where Do You Linger? by zulu-ottawa reviews
"'This is not black and white, darling.' And yet here she was, in tones." A Matthew and Mary AU, of sorts.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,955 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/25/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
A Quite Brilliant Idea by OrangeShipper reviews
While celebrating Edith's wedding in fine style at Downton Abbey, Mary has a brilliant idea over champagne. Distracted by her husband, she quickly forgets, only to remember it later in his arms. Gratuitous smut alert! Definitely M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,489 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 11 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Premonition by Dance Elle Dance reviews
Steve kisses just how she thought he would - gentle, sweet, respectful, with his hands softly cradling her face. SteveMaria, oneshot
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,049 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 12 - Published: 7/16/2012 - [Agent Maria Hill, Captain America/Steve R.] - Complete
It's a Long Way to Tipperary by Elfinium reviews
Ok, still the ghost of Downton will not leave me alone! Five years on from the Christmas Special and a 'sort of' sequel to my previous story 'If you were the only girl in the world' Enjoy. x
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 37 - Words: 76,497 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 6/23/2012 - Published: 1/29/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Consequences of the Castle by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
Summer 1913. When a bitter argument at Scarborough Castle turns into something altogether more passionate, Matthew and Mary find themselves forced to deal with the emotional and practical consequences of their unthinking actions. S01 AU smutty epic.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 70,431 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 6/7/2012 - Published: 1/23/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Never Such Innocence Again: Abdication by Chickwriter reviews
Lily returns from her first term at Oxford in December 1936 to find things have changed yet again at Downton, and the world around them is changing even more.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,903 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Consolation Prize by Epea Pteroenta reviews
AU S01 epic. Mary and Violet have adventures of discovery and romance in Europe while Sybil finds herself torn between two men and her independence. Multi-character, multi-ship; focussing on Mary, Matthew & Sybil, together and individually.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 112,484 - Reviews: 375 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 4/21/2012 - Published: 3/31/2011 - Mary C., Sybil C. - Complete
both alike in dignity by thelastcountess 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: 313 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 4/8/2012 - Published: 12/13/2011 - Sybil C., T. Branson - 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: 676 - Favs: 612 - Follows: 316 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Letters by silvertonedwords reviews
"She writes him few letters that year. They are polite, proper, correct." Mary cannot bring herself to write him the truth. That is, until the day of the Servant's Ball, when she leaves him a letter to find on his return home. Canon compliant imaginings.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 9 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
The Silent Land by Ju-dou reviews
As war rips through the generations, long held secrets emerge and a past once hidden is awoken.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 66,586 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 2/15/2012 - Published: 10/23/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Indestructible by Epea Pteroenta reviews
It is two months since the events of episode 8 when the reappearance of a forgotten talisman in Matthew's sock drawer sets off a chain reaction which might be enough to break a cycle of destructive behaviour. Eventual catharsis.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,018 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 1/30/2012 - Published: 11/7/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
No Home for the Weary by bookwormgrl reviews
Mary makes a decision with broad ramifications. Slight spoilers for S2 and major angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,997 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/20/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
A Progressive Proposal by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
"For the first time in years he was free, she was free, it was peace time, and they were both here." Matthew/Mary post-war reunion. By OrangeShipper & Silvestria.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,145 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 8 - Published: 8/9/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
At Your Feet by Bespectacled reviews
Spiritual successor to Just A Title although in truth a prequel , Matthew and Mary's side of things. Lady Mary Crawley is drunk and wearing amazing shoes. Matthew Crawley is a gentleman who happens to have a twenty on him. Hijinks and vignettes ensue.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,010 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/21/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Missing Pieces by OrangeShipper reviews
Just what happened at Sybil's ball to make things seem 'so settled' between Matthew and Mary? Filling the gaps between eps 6/7 - Final chapter now up.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 36,965 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 5/1/2011 - Published: 3/19/2011 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
A Game of Chess by Altariel reviews
Faramir, Éowyn after the fairy-tale wedding. Mithril Awards - Winner, Voters' Choice, Best Het.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 76,994 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 318 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 5/9/2002 - Published: 2/14/2002 - Faramir, Eowyn
The Fire Sermon by Altariel reviews
Faramir and Éowyn in the Houses of Healing. Mithril Awards - Runner-up, Best LoTR.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,181 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/4/2002 - Published: 1/31/2002 - Faramir, Eowyn