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Joined 09-10-04, id: 669310, Profile Updated: 09-29-11
Author has written 46 stories for Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Madam Secretary.
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Restless Ghosts reviews
This is part of her ritual... on this night when the dead can listen and sometimes speak. A ghost story for Halloween.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,781 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/31/2020 - Elizabeth M., Henry M., Stephanie M./Stevie, Will A. - Complete
The Horologist reviews
The night after Henry gives Elizabeth the watch - and other moments in time.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,378 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/9/2018 - Elizabeth M., Henry M., OC - Complete
Detonate reviews
Elizabeth and Henry talk during the nuclear crisis. Set during 4.22, Night Watch.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,596 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/3/2018 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Come on, baby reviews
Henry has never been bad at anything he's ever tried in his life, but he's really bad at this.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,699 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 7 - Published: 5/10/2018 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Heat of the Bullet reviews
Henry was preparing dinner and waiting for his wife to come home when the DS agent showed up at the door to tell him exactly why Elizabeth was running late...
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 16,869 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 3/26/2018 - Published: 11/29/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.]
Resolve reviews
Elizabeth and Henry make their New Year's resolutions.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,263 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/31/2017 - Elizabeth M., Henry M. - Complete
Prelude and Fugue in A Major reviews
Elizabeth and Henry enjoy their own private Christmas party. Post-ep of sorts for 4.09, Minefield.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,315 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/23/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
The Art of Relaxation reviews
Stuck at a summit in Geneva, Elizabeth has a terrible day. Back home in DC, Henry has one, too. There's half a world between them, but that doesn't mean they can't make things better together...
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,650 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/23/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Plenty of Spice reviews
"Drinking alone on a weeknight?" Henry has an encounter that leads to an exploration of concerns for him and Elizabeth. Set post-stalker.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,993 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/4/2017 - Published: 8/29/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Pappardelle reviews
In which Henry gets his hopes up and Elizabeth does her best to enjoy an evening with her one true love.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,486 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/27/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Taking Blame reviews
"She tries to tell herself that she isn't really sure how it happened. She tries to convince herself that she has no idea how she has ended up on an actual, real-life date with Mike B." Or: Nadine and Mike B are a one-time thing... until they aren't.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,635 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/5/2017 - Nadine T, OC - Complete
Faith in Nights reviews
"Sometimes I feel like all I do is put out fires and yet the world keeps on burning." Post-ep for 3.23, Article 5.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,460 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/31/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Swallow and Raven reviews
Two spies meet in a bar...
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,604 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/9/2017 - Published: 7/6/2017 - Complete
The Appointment reviews
"Blake. I'm going to level with you, okay? Between one crisis and another, I've hardly seen my wife in three weeks. That's a long time. And I really need to see my wife. You understand?" Henry's got plans. Blake's in hell. Nadine is hard to read. And Elizabeth is going... where?
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,636 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 5/24/2017 - Published: 5/22/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] Blake M., Nadine T - Complete
Mirror Image reviews
Elizabeth and Henry's evening after they get home following the capture of their stalker. Set at the end of 3.05, The French Revolution.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,059 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/26/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
The Good People and the Bad reviews
No wonder they said what they did, about budget cuts and bureaucracy and poems about you could make this place beautiful. You could. Like they were asking: will you? Post-ep for 3.18, Good Bones.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,491 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/19/2017 - Elizabeth M., Alison M., Jason M. - Complete
Dinner reviews
Elizabeth gets home late to find Henry has just eaten dinner... but he's still hungry.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,755 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/10/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Catch Your Breath reviews
She felt like she was still racing, still in the mode of flight or fight, caught in freefall... An exploration into some of Elizabeth's thoughts and emotions around 3.15 Break in Diplomacy and 3.17 Convergence. Two chapters.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,950 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 4/6/2017 - Published: 4/4/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Into Hostile Territory reviews
The small, once-abandoned logging town of Puerto Verde didn't seem like the kind of place to stage a revolution, and yet... Elizabeth is in trouble and Henry is determined to get her out, no matter what. Written for the fic exchange.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,611 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 4/2/2017 - Published: 12/19/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.]
One True Thing reviews
"...we make up for the secrets with a truth of something else. We tell each other something to remind ourselves what matters." Elizabeth struggles with not being able to tell Henry about her work with the CIA. Written for the fic exchange.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,224 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/5/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Depth of Focus reviews
A photo caption mix-up, some awful jokes and a terrible day at the office lead to an emotionally-charged evening for Elizabeth and Henry. Set after season 2.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,082 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 3/4/2017 - Published: 3/1/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Chasing the A reviews
Elizabeth really likes it when Henry is in professor mode.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,065 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/10/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Foolish But Maybe reviews
Elizabeth and Henry do bowling and burgers and what comes after, then and now. Date night 1988 and 2016.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,815 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/1/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Stay reviews
'A hand was stroking over her hair and there was a body at her back, a voice. A low, soothing rumble of a voice. Comforting. Henry.' - aka Elizabeth is feeling ill and Henry is a champ about it.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,128 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/18/2017 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Last Man Standing reviews
Will finds out about what happened in Iran.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,900 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/8/2017 - Elizabeth M., OC - Complete
Party Animal reviews
Russell considers President Dalton's request to stay on board when he decides to run as an independent.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,069 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/3/2017 - Russell Jackson, C. Dalton - Complete
Scaffolding reviews
They're both crumbling - but they're still standing together. Elizabeth and Henry in the immediate aftermath of season 2.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,130 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/31/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
A Hundred Visions reviews
"I'm just saying. I'm not young anymore..." Henry is concerned that he's starting to run short on time, and Elizabeth steps up to reassure him. Written for the fic exchange.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,699 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/18/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Smoke and Cinder reviews
'Burning... she could smell something burning. Yeah, time to run now.' For the fic exchange.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,330 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/18/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Funny, Intriguing reviews
Funny ha ha or funny intriguing? Elizabeth and Henry discuss 'special furniture'. An episode insert/post-ep of sorts for 3x09, Snap Back.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,065 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/13/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Nothing but the Present reviews
It's Henry's birthday. He thought he was home alone, but it seems that there might be an intruder in the house... Smut.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,933 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/20/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
The Homeowner's Essential Guide to Central Heating reviews
"I'm just thinking, maybe we could make our own central heating tonight." Elizabeth and Henry experience some plumbing problems. Smut.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,205 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/13/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Ever the Fight reviews
Two conversations - years apart, but the same issue remains: sometimes it's about making sure you show up for the fight.
Madam Secretary - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,683 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/11/2016 - Elizabeth M., Alison M., Russell Jackson - Complete
Last Night of the World reviews
It was supposed to be a simple trip overseas to show support for a US company investing in an unstable country. But then on the last night while attending a reception at the presidential palace, Elizabeth and Henry find themselves in a situation much more complicated - and much more dangerous - than they were expecting.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 54,845 - Reviews: 323 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 11/4/2016 - Published: 8/21/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
The Drop reviews
She hadn't seen the drop before. Post-ep for season 3, episode 2, The Linchpin. Spoilers.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,523 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/22/2016 - Elizabeth M., Henry M. - Complete
L'Interdit reviews
Henry 'meets' Elizabeth's parents. Written for the season premiere fic exchange, for glitter-lace-sophistication.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,408 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/1/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
A Thousand Ships reviews
"I mean, I feel like on a good day I could maybe inspire the launch of a dinghy or two, but..."
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,309 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/26/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Perchance to Dream reviews
After a stressful week at work, Elizabeth finds it hard to relax and is unable to sleep. Henry helps her out. Smut.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,924 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/10/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
Home reviews
Henry hasn't seen Elizabeth for two weeks and he's more than eager for her to be home.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,576 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/6/2016 - [Elizabeth M., Henry M.] - Complete
below the dead the living reviews
Elizabeth comes home from Iran. Missing scenes for Tamerlane (1x16).
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,543 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 7/25/2016 - Published: 7/23/2016 - Elizabeth M., Henry M. - Complete
Three Minutes to Midnight reviews
Post-ep for 2x18, On the Clock. Henry takes care of more than just the washing machine, but some problems aren't quite as easy to fix.
Madam Secretary - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,863 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/27/2016 - Elizabeth M., Henry M. - Complete
Faithfully Yours reviews
"...if it had only been the argument and the French ambassador she would have been fine, just a regular bad day, but the email on top of it all was just too much."
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,219 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 5/18/2016 - Published: 5/15/2016 - Elizabeth M., Henry M. - Complete
Extraordinary Justice reviews
When the Diplomatic Security agent came into her office one evening with his gun drawn and a serious expression on his face, she thought it was an ill-timed security drill. Henry was waiting for her downstairs and she wanted to get home. Unfortunately, it wasn't a drill.
Madam Secretary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 23,361 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 5/3/2016 - Published: 4/24/2016 - Elizabeth M., Henry M., Russell Jackson, C. Dalton - Complete
Run reviews
Jenny runs in space, but she wants to run in time as well. The Doctor runs when and where he wants, but it doesn't stop his loneliness. Then their paths cross unexpectedly, and they find themselves working together to save a civilisation. S4 spoilers.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,645 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 8/15/2008 - Published: 8/4/2008 - Complete
Stakeout reviews
"This is home, Gwen. This." Jack and Gwen go alien hunting. It quickly turns into something more. Jack/Gwen, implied Gwen/Rhys and Jack/Ianto.
Torchwood - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,776 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/6/2008 - Gwen C., Jack H. - Complete
Beautiful Missionary reviews
“And then there was you and me, just stuck in the middle of it all, with no way out and no way to get back to where we came from. And that was it. The end of it all.” 10Rose romance and adventure, Doomsday doesn’t happen. Now complete.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 82,813 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 4/20/2007 - Published: 1/29/2007 - Complete