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Author has written 32 stories for Once Upon a Time.

May your dreams forever guide you in a world where magic only exists if you believe in it hard enough and do all you can do to make all your dreams come true

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Story of the Caged Bird by Cuzo reviews
Emma is released from prison after serving a five year sentence. And even though they've been married for 13 years, Regina isnt sure if their relationship is strong enough to make it through. Can five years really be enough to taint their love?
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 114,119 - Reviews: 464 - Favs: 635 - Follows: 612 - Updated: 8/17/2016 - Published: 4/6/2013 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
A Special Brand of Torture by highheelsandchocolate reviews
The hard part about conducting a secret love affair is the 'secret' part. Especially when the two people involved are anything but discreet. Swan-Queen fluffy smut.
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,923 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 900 - Follows: 496 - Updated: 4/17/2013 - Published: 10/20/2012 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
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The Way We Fall reviews
We all have our inner demons that we fight, but what happens when the past comes rushing back and life falls apart as it comes back together all at once? Alternate Universe. Alcoholism/Recovery. Non-Magical. Slow Burn. SwanQueen is Endgame
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 50 - Words: 290,933 - Reviews: 305 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 7/31/2019 - Published: 3/17/2019 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
Twist of Fate reviews
Fate is not what one believes it to be, and when it happens, nobody knows what to expect in the end...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 169,036 - Reviews: 324 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 358 - Updated: 10/1/2017 - Published: 10/1/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen]
Christmas With The Mills' reviews
Emma is invited to Christmas with Regina and Henry, but this year is going to be different, this year is going to be the best Christmas ever...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33,717 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 53 - Published: 1/12/2017 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
A Confession reviews
A day on the beach leads to a confession neither saw coming but so desperately longed for… SwanQueen. One-Shot
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,241 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 55 - Published: 9/17/2016 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.]
About Time reviews
It was only supposed to be a vacation to get away from their lives for a little while, but sometimes a vacation can be a life changing experience, and Emma and Regina are about to find that out for themselves...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 44,652 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 374 - Updated: 8/22/2016 - Published: 7/24/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Gravity reviews
Emma Swan had no idea how much her life was about to change and Regina Mills is about to turn her whole world upside down…Alternate Universe, SwanQueen
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 164,779 - Reviews: 741 - Favs: 650 - Follows: 551 - Updated: 7/14/2016 - Published: 4/1/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Heatwave reviews
It's a hot summer day and Storybrooke is in the middle of a heatwave. The Mills' just got a pool and Emma's been invited over, but what happens when she and Regina end up alone? Established SQ. PWP. COMPLETE
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,039 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 59 - Published: 7/11/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Collision Course reviews
When two women from two different walks of life meet for a one night stand they have no idea the next day they will be thrown together in one of the most awkward situations they've ever encountered. Regina and Emma find themselves inevitably drawn to each other and have set themselves on a collision course. [Complete]
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 117,242 - Reviews: 348 - Favs: 509 - Follows: 498 - Updated: 4/2/2016 - Published: 11/7/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
The Long Road reviews
Canon Divergence Post Season 5 – It's a long road to recovery, no matter what support one has throughout it all, but it will be finding and discovering a love unlike anything she ever experienced to make it through to the end. Warnings: Drug use/mentions, Suicide Attempts. Swan Queen is End Game [Complete]
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 73,450 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 4/2/2016 - Published: 1/16/2016 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
Chasing Sunbeams and Paper Flowers reviews
For seven years, all thanks to a pen pal program designed for juvenile delinquents, Emma Swan and Regina Mills became and remained friends through the letters that they continued to exchange every month, and throughout many life changing events, their relationship begins to evolve past friendship into something more…
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 127,815 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 325 - Follows: 118 - Published: 2/19/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Curious reviews
One-Shot. Regina is curious and Emma ends up being the one that sates her curiosity...PWP
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,086 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 295 - Follows: 89 - Published: 2/2/2016 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
A New Tradition reviews
As far as traditions go, this was one Regina Mills definitely hadn't been expecting. One-Shot. SwanQueen
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,449 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 45 - Published: 11/1/2015 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
Nothing Left To Lose reviews
As the darkness takes hold of Emma, making her spiral out of control, Regina steps forward as the Savior. With secrets and questionable methods tarring the battle, will Regina succeed in bringing Emma back to the light?
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 72,785 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 10/17/2015 - Published: 8/29/2015 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
The Affair reviews
After having an affair for eleven years, their whole relationship begins to shift as Emma's wedding (and Regina's divorce) approaches far too quickly. Can they continue on with what they have, put an end to things, or will they figure out before it is too late that they were meant to be together?
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 37,428 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 325 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 9/29/2015 - Published: 9/14/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
The White Bikini reviews
AU: Emma and Regina meet while on vacation...[Complete]
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 43,764 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 424 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 8/22/2015 - Published: 8/5/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Bluest of Grey Skies reviews
In the 1970's, Sheriff Mills is new in town and on the job, and has become the first woman to work at the station. Amongst discrimination, harassment and lack of respect, there is also someone new in town, a single mother, and Regina soon realizes that the issues she faces with her job are going to become the very least of her problems... [Complete]
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 169,927 - Reviews: 305 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 253 - Updated: 8/18/2015 - Published: 5/24/2015 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
Whirlwind reviews
AU/No Magic/No Curse – It was almost as if they were fated to be with one another and there was no denying they were headed deep into a whirlwind romance. With a small part of their past bringing them together many years later, they soon find out just how they were truly meant to be together…[On Hiatus]
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 64,229 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 7/29/2015 - Published: 5/1/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen]
Heart Shaped Box reviews
Emma doesn't listen (as usual) while she and Regina are in her vault and when she touches the one thing Regina warned her, under no circumstance, should she touch, they are both sucked inside a magical box with no apparent way out anytime soon…Written for SwanQueen Week days 6 & 7
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,163 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 44 - Published: 7/17/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen]
Take Me Out To The T-Ball Game reviews
Regina and Emma have been friends since the sixth grade, best friends. They've been through everything together and have stuck with one another all through their lives since then. One kiss will change everything…Day Five of SwanQueen Week: Best Friend Romance
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,574 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 36 - Published: 7/15/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Maybe They Were Right reviews
Henry's off to college and his mother's couldn't be prouder! But when they drop him off just before the semester starts, it leads to a day filled with various people mistaking the two for a married couple. What happens when they return to Storybrooke and realize those strangers were definitely on to something? Day Four of SwanQueen Week: Mistaken For A Couple
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,843 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 61 - Published: 7/14/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Misconceptions reviews
Regina has reason to believe Sheriff Emma Swan is having sexual trysts while on the clock when she pays a visit to the station and hears some rather suggestive noises coming from inside her office. Regina's curiosity and jealousy spikes and spirals out of control, when really it's not all as it appears to be…Day Two of SwanQueen Week: Jealousy
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,344 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 323 - Follows: 79 - Published: 7/12/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Into The Wild reviews
Henry convinces his mothers to take him camping. Regina only agrees to keep an eye on her son and keep him from being involved in Emma's quirky antics. The last thing she expected was for that pesky raccoon to destroy her tent AND pop her brand new air mattress…Written for SwanQueen Week, day one: Bed Sharing
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,499 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 50 - Published: 7/12/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
The Weight of Us reviews
A story of not being ready to fall in love, to be in love, and letting one in emotionally. Of learning to be brave in the face of uncertainty. Of hope when there seems to be none within reach...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 38 - Words: 135,554 - Reviews: 317 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 322 - Updated: 4/22/2015 - Published: 2/17/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Miles to Go reviews
Everyone has their own story, this one is theirs and it paints the picture of a love story that spans over two decades, with all the ups and downs and everything else in between. SwanQueen AU
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 80 - Words: 459,098 - Reviews: 1449 - Favs: 1,086 - Follows: 1,092 - Updated: 3/27/2015 - Published: 8/17/2014 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
Bonded reviews
Henry never read the second page of the spell…Written for Swan Queen Week, Arranged Marriage AU, day three
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,679 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 197 - Follows: 69 - Published: 1/29/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] Henry Mills - Complete
Force of Nature reviews
Temporary roommates during a monster storm, they deal with a blackout and no heat by generating their own storm between them. Written for Swan Queen Week, Roommates AU, day two
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,195 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/27/2015 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Finger Paint reviews
Pre-school, parking spots, forgotten lunch and finger paint…Written for Swan Queen Week, Meet Cute, day one
Once Upon a Time - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,703 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/26/2015 - Emma S., Henry Mills, Regina M./The Evil Queen - Complete
Disillusions of Love and Longing reviews
Teen SQ AU: Everyone has their own idea of love, the longing for it all too real. Senior year wasn't supposed to be so hard and finding love, Regina learns isn't as easy as she'd thought it'd be…
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 63,595 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 249 - Updated: 1/12/2015 - Published: 12/20/2014 - [Regina M./The Evil Queen, Emma S.] - Complete
All This Time reviews
It's been five years since they settled their differences. "No, it was time to stop playing it safe this year. It was also time to put her plan in action, Operation Swan Queen, Henry had named it. Fairly obvious and straight to the point. She had put it off for months since she came to the realization that her affection for Emma was far more than just because they were friends."
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 20,803 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 11/6/2014 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Once Upon A True Love Wish reviews
A young boy makes a wish upon a star one lonely night for his mother to find her one true love, but little does he know, the woman who gave him up for adoption just so happens to be the One True Love his mother had unknowingly been searching for all her life…and life takes a turn nobody ever expects...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 57,707 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 390 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 9/28/2014 - Published: 8/12/2014 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
When Lightning Strikes reviews
Set after 03x22…Regina is angry and when she tries to sleep it off, she unknowingly casts a curse that sends the residents of Storybrooke through a portal, but that's not the only problem they're dealing with, not when it happens again. And again. SwanQueen is end game
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 34,687 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 9/20/2014 - Published: 9/16/2014 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Emma and Regina's Super Sexy Mixtape reviews
Prompt challenge. Mostly established SwanQueen. Smut warning. Requests are welcome! More info inside...
Once Upon a Time - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,301 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 9/13/2014 - Published: 9/11/2014 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen]