Romantique The Original
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Joined 04-23-05, id: 800279, Profile Updated: 08-15-12
Author has written 31 stories for Early Edition, Friday Night Lights, X-Files, Justified, and Nashville.

I am the 'original' Romantique, author of fanfics since 1998.

(For earlier works, see Gossamer Project at http://fluky.gossamer.org/author/14845-1.html for 'The X-Files' fics, and http://roomfornick.tripod.com/authors.htm for 'The Guardian' fics.)

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It's Complicated by AndItsOuttaHere reviews
An unsettling surprise awaits Winona at her mother's place in Florida. One that just might require the attention of a certain U.S. Marshal.
Justified - Rated: T - English - Family/Suspense - Chapters: 23 - Words: 50,588 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/6 - Published: 7/7/2013 - Raylan G., Winona H.
The Child is the Father of the Man by AndItsOuttaHere reviews
A series of vignettes contrasting scenes from Raylan's childhood and youth with an incident from his early days as a Marshal.
Justified - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 15,326 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 5/15/2013 - Published: 1/29/2013 - Raylan G., Arlo G.
The First Time Around by AndItsOuttaHere reviews
This began as pre-series Raylan and Winona, but has taken on a life of its own in an alternate universe. There's no telling where it may go!
Justified - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 95 - Words: 118,544 - Reviews: 388 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 1/21/2013 - Published: 10/27/2011 - Raylan G., Winona H.
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot by freshouttaideas reviews
What motivates a man: money, respect, loyalty, trust? A contract killer is pulling jobs in Kentucky and his skills point to military training.
Justified - Rated: T - English - Crime/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 42,535 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/29/2012 - Published: 7/18/2012 - Tim G., Raylan G. - Complete
All the Way to the Bone by freshouttaideas reviews
Raylan decides to chase a ghost hidden in the Dixie Mafia and Tim gets dragged along in his wake. This follows in the timeline of the other stories with some recurring O/Cs, but stands alone, too. It's Tim Gutterson front and center with a heavy dose of Raylan and some Art for flavor.
Justified - Rated: T - English - Crime/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 29,800 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 7/4/2012 - Published: 6/5/2012 - Tim G., Raylan G. - Complete
You Have to Deserve Your Father's Love by ICanStopAnytime reviews
Coach Eric Taylor is forced to deal with his emotions after his father dies. A post season-5 FNL fanfic that also features Tami and Julie Taylor.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,500 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/27/2012 - Published: 6/23/2012 - [Eric T./Coach, Tami T.] Julie T. - Complete
You Again by motorcitymade reviews
Raylan and Winona seem to be locked in a permanent can't-live-with-can't-live-without relationship; now and well into the future. Warning Contains Mature Themes / Sexual Content in a couple of chapters.
Justified - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 23,082 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/14/2012 - Published: 12/11/2011 - Raylan G., Winona H.
Life Belongs to the Living by ICanStopAnytime reviews
Matt continues to seek Coach Taylor's approval as Eric and Tami struggle to strengthen their marriage.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 23 - Words: 32,627 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/20/2011 - Published: 7/31/2011 - [Eric T./Coach, Tami T.] [Julie T., Matt S./Matty] - Complete
Grief by WhoKnowsWhy reviews
A missing scene from Episode 2.12; Reckoning. Helen deserves to be mourned.
Justified - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 866 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/10/2011 - Raylan G., Winona H.
Overtime by ICanStopAnytime reviews
This fanfiction takes Friday Night Lights into overtime, journeying beyond Season 5 as Eric and Tami Taylor, as well as Matt and Julie, undergo major changes in their lives. Cameos by Tim Riggins, Tyra, and Landry. Complete.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 13,582 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/31/2011 - Published: 7/20/2011 - [Julie T., Matt S./Matty] [Eric T./Coach, Tami T.] - Complete
Back in Dillon by dramaaddict8807 reviews
This is a future fic that mostly follows Matt. It will have some romance later, I think. I may up the rating later, I just need to see where the story takes me first.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,199 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/23/2010 - Published: 3/16/2010
Our Last Days as Children by littlelindentree reviews
Beyond 4x13 "Thanksgiving," Becky deals with the fallout. Major spoilers for the end of S4! Becky/Luke.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,092 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/29/2010 - Complete
Holding Out For You by Moderndaydrifter reviews
Sometimes things end sooner than they are supposed to and people are shoved into situations they are never prepared for. It's how they handle these instances that differ the strong from the weak.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,619 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/25/2010 - Published: 10/14/2009
Blue and Red by Fleur27 reviews
A glimpse into Buddy Garrity's post-redistricting life.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,265 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/4/2009 - Complete
Lonely No More by Nichole33 reviews
An unlikely friendship leads to an even more unlikely love. Tulie fanfic.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 46,855 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 8/28/2009 - Published: 7/14/2009
Without Question or Pause by Maryilee reviews
Originally written as a follow up to my story "Fallout", it can be read as a stand alone. Gary and Toni Brigatti go out on a real date and get to really know each other now that Toni knows about the paper.
Early Edition - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,382 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/13/2009 - Complete
Lessons Learned by Fleur27 reviews
Eric Taylor reflects on seven lessons he's learned during his life.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,010 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Published: 7/21/2009 - Complete
How Come We Never by HyperCaz reviews
Gary hasn't really thought about his relationship with Marissa before, but after a sleepless night, he decides to ask her about it.
Early Edition - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,527 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/5/2009 - Complete
The Sleep of the Righteous by smithereen reviews
Seth Bullock is not a good man.
Deadwood - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,271 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Published: 1/3/2009 - Complete
Fate is a Choice by LFVoy reviews
Episode addition to "Time." It had all seemed so clear at the time. But now, Gary has regrets about passing along that pocket knife. Previously titled "For Her Sake."
Early Edition - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,560 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/1/2009 - Complete
Down Poison by Moderndaydrifter reviews
The psychological aspect of a person's mind is a complicated thing to understand, but should never be ignored.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 32,033 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/15/2008 - Published: 11/8/2007 - Complete
Fallout by Maryilee reviews
Takes place immediatly after Fatal Edition. These episodes involved Gary being accused of murder, escaping from jail and trying to find out who was the real murderer. What happened next? What did Gary say to Armstrong and Brigatti? Find out!
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,810 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/23/2006 - Published: 6/13/2006 - Complete
Shattered Dreams by Polgana reviews
PFC William Griner wakes up to find that his worst nightmare . . . wasn't a dream. This is turning into a series of which this should be the first part. Thanks to Vicky Jo for spurring me to write this, and for correcting my errors.
Tour of Duty - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,396 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/16/2002
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Father Knows Nothing reviews
An 'AndItsOuttaHere/RomantiqueTheOriginal' collaboration. Graham Yost may have his beginning to Season 5, but we two fans have ours, too. This fic is based on nothing but our imaginations and takes place sometime after the end of Season 4.
Justified - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 58,524 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 4/11 - Published: 1/26 - Raylan G., Winona H.
A White Christmas reviews
A little Christmas one-shot. Takes place in Season 1. A Gary and Marissa fic.
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,877 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/24/2013 - Complete
When Lightning Strikes (The Thunder Rolls) reviews
This is a fantasy fic. (I'll let on what I mean when the time is right.) It starts after the airing of "You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)," but before the not yet aired "Lovesick Blues."
Nashville - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,006 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 10/19/2013 - Published: 11/22/2012 - Rayna J. - Complete
The Swear Jar reviews
Raylan is a new dad. Takes place sometime after the end of Season 3. This one is a stand-alone, not a sequel to 'A Change of Scenery' and 'Fever Dream.'
Justified - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 33 - Words: 85,817 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 8/25/2012 - Raylan G., Winona H. - Complete
Hearts reviews
This one-shot takes place immediately after "Run Gary Run," taking liberties with the remainder of the season. A Gary/Marissa fic.
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,971 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/15/2012 - Complete
A Change of Scenery reviews
Raylan's inability to sleep reaches the breaking point.
Justified - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 32,016 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/15/2012 - Published: 4/16/2012 - Raylan G., Rachel B. - Complete
Fever Dream reviews
A stand-alone, one-shot. A Raylan-centric fic with Arlo, Tim, and Rachael along for the ride. This fic was written immediately following the end of Season 3.
Justified - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,781 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/14/2012 - Raylan G., Arlo G. - Complete
Hostile Takeover, Hillbilly Style reviews
A brand new Justified fan, this is my first Justified fic. SPOILERS: Takes place immediately after 'Bloody Harlan.' What happens next?
Justified - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,065 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/8/2011 - Published: 10/2/2011 - Raylan G., Winona H. - Complete
End Zone reviews
WARNING: CHARACTER DEATH. This is one scenario I've always seen as a possible ending to this wonderful TV series. Of course, there are many others. SPOILERS: This fic takes place after Season 5, but was written before Season 5 aired on Direct TV or NBC.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,218 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 2/18/2011 - Published: 11/15/2010 - Julie T., Tami T.
Blackout reviews
It is Gary Hobson's fate to keep harm from coming to others; however, this time, it is Gary himself who needs help. His friend Marissa is along for the ride. WARNING: Chapter 3 is Rated M for suggestive sexual content.
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,351 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/13/2010 - Complete
Coffin Corner reviews
A FNLs Halloween Tale. Takes place during Season 4 after episode 3.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,591 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
La Strega reviews
A little X Tale for Halloween. Pre Season 7.
X-Files - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,377 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/12/2010 - F. Mulder, D. Scully - Complete
Forward Progress reviews
MAJOR SPOILERS from Season 4. Tami and Eric have been put through the ringer this season. Wouldn't you love to see them smile? At least for awhile? This fan fiction takes place at the end of Season 4 before Season 4 airs on NBC.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 51,343 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 9/10/2010 - Published: 3/28/2010 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Mo The Schmo reviews
A sequel to "Sore Subject." Tami's old flame returns to Dillon, and Coach is not happy to hear the news. Poor Julie is caught in the crossfire. There's some Coach/Tami loving, but nothing graphic. A re-post due to technical difficulties.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,341 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/30/2010 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Offside reviews
MAJOR SPOILERS from Season 4. There is a powerful scene at the end of Injury List that allowed the viewer to fill in the blanks. This Coach/Tami fic is one way to fill in those blanks.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,899 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/26/2010 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Push reviews
A Gary-centric romance. Sequel to "Play the Cards You've Been Dealt" and "Double Down" Takes place four months later. After marrying the love of his life, Gary and Kate await the arrival of their new family.
Early Edition - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,082 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/7/2010 - Published: 1/6/2010
Illegal Procedure reviews
SPOILERS from Season 4. Coach Taylor was exiled to East Dillon because he refused to play ball with Joe McCoy. The power struggle continues. This fan fiction was written before Season 4 Episode 3 airs.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 34,790 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/4/2010 - Published: 11/7/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Time Out reviews
SEASON 4 SPOILERS. Eric/Tami fan fiction that features Julie. Written before Matt Saracen's departure from the show. This fan fiction deals with the aftermath. Author's Note: This was written before S4 Ep3.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,331 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/6/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Julie T. - Complete
Personal Foul reviews
SEASON 4 SPOILERS. An Eric/Tami story. Prequel to "Piling On" that also includes Julie. Author's Note: I went back and wrote this one after I wrote "Piling On" before S4 Ep 2 aired.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,824 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/3/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Piling On reviews
Not only has redistricting taken its toll on the town of Dillon, it's also taking a crushing toll on Eric and Tami's relationship. This shorter fan fiction occurs at the beginning of Season 4.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,657 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/1/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
A Sore Subject reviews
There was a certain subject that was never completely aired on camera between Eric and Tami. I decided to air it here.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,550 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/23/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Unnecessary Roughness reviews
After accepting the District's offer of Head Coach of the East Dillon Lions, the new contract continues to test Coach Taylor's patience and his pride. Friday Night Lights fan fic occurs at the end of S3 and is a Prequel to Season 4 which has yet to air.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,561 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 9/14/2009 - Published: 8/29/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Someone to Fuss Over Me reviews
Eric and Tami don't always see eye to eye, leaving Julie in the middle.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,275 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/12/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Julie T. - Complete
The Coach's Father reviews
I've often wanted to explore the difficult relationship between Coach Taylor and his father. This is my attempt.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,085 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/10/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
Quarantine reviews
Straight out of today's headlines, the East Dillon Lions are quarantined. Fictional characters derived from 'Unnecessary Roughness.'
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,846 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/29/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
No Good Deed reviews
No good deed shall go unpunished. It's a bad time for Gary while Chuck is, well, Chuck. Marissa, Crum, Bernie, Lois and Cat are along for the ride. A Thanksgiving holiday tale.
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,305 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 8/12/2009 - Published: 8/5/2009 - Complete
Friday Night Lies reviews
When the entire town of Dillon closes up Friday nights to watch their beloved Panthers, who's watching their homes and businesses?
Friday Night Lights - Rated: T - English - Crime/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,044 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/12/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T.
An Occupational Hazard reviews
Coach Taylor meets with an occupational hazard that could mean the end of the Dillon Panther's return to State.
Friday Night Lights - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,085 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Eric T./Coach, Tami T. - Complete
The Wizard of South Wabash Avenue reviews
Gary is head over heels in love and expecting twins. A parallel fantasy fic to "Double Down." This fic is especially for Lisa Weezer; a tongue in cheek homage to the Gary/Marissa ship.
Early Edition - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,370 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Complete
Double Down reviews
Sequel to "Play the Cards You've Been Dealt." Takes place two months later. Gary is still head over heels in love with Kate.
Early Edition - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,010 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Complete
Play the Cards You've Been Dealt reviews
Gary is head over heels in love. This time, will the paper allow him to have a relationship?
Early Edition - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,038 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/7/2009 - Complete