2 The Perfect Pairing by Butimachrldr2 "Don't you want to know why we chose you? Why, out of all those at the Pentagon who could have assessed the Dr. Cal Lightman ... why would we choose a young, wet behind the ears, female psychologist, who up to that point had never been asked to assess someone remotely near his clearance level?" Based on the events from Sweet Sixteen. What else is Dr. Gillian Foster hiding?
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 11k+, favs: 16, follows: 4, 3/30/2017, Cal L., Gillian F.
4 Not My Mess by Butimachrldr2 The little scene in Killer App with Eli and Gillian in the break room brought about this story. 'How simple that was, 'no'. So easy and so freeing. Gillian felt a huge weight off of her shoulders. She didn't have to clean it up. It wasn't her mess.'
T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 3/25/2017, Cal L., Gillian F., R. Torres, E. Loker
2 Her Sacrifice by Tangledupandsideways "You have a talent, but it comes with sacrifice. Believe me." Gillian Foster doubts her choice to learn the science at times like these, especially as she knows she can never unlearn it. (Rating for language and minor violence)
T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 3/22/2017, Gillian F., Alec F.
4 Believer of Truth by Tangledupandsideways Dr. Foster explains Lightman to the FBI agent about to become part of the Group. Short add-on for 1x12 Blinded.
K, English, Friendship, words: 328, favs: 1, 3/13/2017, Gillian F., B. Reynolds
3 Barriers and Boxes by Tangledupandsideways She categorises everything in boxes and there are two she's had to close for herself, putting up a barrier to her happiness. Sequel to Cages and Crosses.
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 7k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 2/26/2017, [Cal L., Gillian F.] R. Torres, Emily L.
2 Rudi, wif an i » by Butimachrldr2 Cal shares his joy at discovering Zoe has a new man. Follow up to 'Rebound'. "And how is Zoe?" Grinning devilishly, he responded, quite pleased at how perfectly she had set him up. "From what Emily said it seems she is doing very well for herself." Gillian could read the hints of sarcasm and barely contained amusement... "Oh?" "Mmmm. Seems she's acquired herself a new man."
T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 14, 2/23/2017, Cal L., Gillian F.
3 Asymptotic Behaviour by Tangledupandsideways It's like at some point, their line had become an asymptote, a point they keep inching closer and closer to, but cannot meet, something they just can't touch
K+, English, Angst, words: 617, favs: 5, 2/4/2017, Cal L., Gillian F.
17 Evidentiary » by jenni3penny "Why we talkin' about this? Why's it always Gill right off, huh?" / "Because you're spineless and you need a good shove?" Emily comes home for a break and finds Cal to be far from what she'd expected.
K, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 34, follows: 11, updated: 2/1/2017 published: 1/22/2017, [Cal L., Gillian F.]
68Vulnerable love » by Summersurf Cal finally tells Gillian that he loves her. Set after and in season 3. Sadly enough he gets trapped in his own self fulfilling prophecy and pushes her away.
K, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 10, words: 35k+, favs: 28, follows: 42, updated: 1/28/2017 published: 2/25/2016, Cal L., Gillian F., Emily L.
5 Cages and Crosses by Tangledupandsideways He's still stuck in that eighteen year old's nightmare of learning that his mother had taken her own life. He's still bearing crosses as penance for all that he didn't see, all that he didn't do. Slightly AU. Rated for swearing and talk of suicide
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 6k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 1/23/2017, [Cal L., Gillian F.] R. Torres, E. Loker
11 Lucky » by Tangledupandsideways A change in their lives pushes Gillian to approach Cal about their feelings. Inspired by Adele's "All I Ask". Update: final chapter added
T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 23, follows: 8, updated: 1/13/2017 published: 3/20/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.] Emily L.
6 Demons in the Dark » by Tangledupandsideways She's afraid of the dark again, like a child, now that she knows there are still monsters lurking in it. Post-ep for 1x12 Blinded Update: New chapter added thanks to my overactive muse
K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 1, updated: 1/9/2017 published: 10/31/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.] Alec F.
4 Birthday Wishes by Tangledupandsideways It's Cal's birthday and his girls have a surprise for him (established Callian)
K+, English, Humor & Family, words: 618, favs: 19, follows: 1, 1/7/2017, [Cal L., Gillian F.] Emily L.
13Lie to me from beginning to end » by sanctuary fan For each episode I chose some of the discussions I liked best between Lightman and Foster and added my own sequel of that. The part from the show is highlighted in Italic, the rest is my own take. Drabble
K+, English, chapters: 21, words: 5k+, favs: 4, follows: 6, updated: 1/1/2017 published: 1/18/2015, Cal L., Gillian F.
Blue Blood by Tangledupandsideways She is the heart of the Lightman group and Lightman himself. They couldn't survive without her. But his inhalations are too quick and sharp, adrenaline raising his breathing rate, and beating this fast is far too strenuous for her. She can't last long this way. (References to Canary's Song, don't mind genres)
K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 995, favs: 4, follows: 1, 12/26/2016, Cal L., Gillian F.
3 Tell Me by Tangledupandsideways Gillian demands an answer from Cal on a very important question. Just a quick scene and a little holiday hope.
K+, English, Romance, words: 420, favs: 5, 12/22/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.]
Pop Punk by Tangledupandsideways My version of the music shuffle challenge. Ten drabbles, mostly of pop punk-y, angsty drama vibes just in time for Christmas ;) with a tiny touch of romance.
K+, English, Angst, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 12/22/2016, Cal L., Gillian F.
6 Relic by Tangledupandsideways Cal is entranced by watching Gillian putting on her makeup. It's like he's looking at a relic, repetition of a memory running through his mind. (Established Callian)
K+, English, Romance, words: 895, favs: 14, 12/15/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.]
4 Gillian Un-Blinded by Butimachrldr2 "The irony of her predicament didn't escape her notice. All day she had been convincing others of the need for help and she herself wasn't able to ask for it." Gillian Foster's perspective in the episode, Blinded.
T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, words: 15k+, favs: 11, follows: 5, 12/12/2016, Cal L., Gillian F., R. Torres, B. Reynolds
7 Something Like Hope » by Tangledupandsideways All of her hope was taken with her baby girl. She just needs to feel it again. (Rating for language)
T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, updated: 12/6/2016 published: 12/4/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.] Alec F.
3 Better by Tangledupandsideways "You think you're too good for me, but you make me good" Inspired by Exposed and a little tidbit from Double Blind
K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 12, follows: 1, 11/25/2016, Cal L., Gillian F.
1 Helpless (Hopeless) Mess by Tangledupandsideways She's always been great at the cleaning up. She's not even sure she knows any way else. Inspired by Canary's Song and Dirty Loyal, Gillian-centric
K+, English, Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 11/14/2016, Cal L., Gillian F., Alec F.
Melancholic Memories by Tangledupandsideways She remembers losing her own child, but she knows she's never getting her baby back, not like Mr. Donnelly. When is she going to be a part of a family? Post-ep for 2x07 Black Friday, Gillian-centric
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 9, 11/5/2016, Cal L., Gillian F., Alec F., Emily L.
2Snow Way Out » by Lieutenant-Hawkaye Getting snowed in usually consists of sleepover type scenarios: warm drinks, stories and connecting. However, not in The Lightman Group, it is more along the lines of death and danger - just how Cal likes it. Except it is his life on the line for a change and he has to play a careful game with a master criminal.
T, English, Drama & Crime, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 1, follows: 3, updated: 11/2/2016 published: 10/8/2016
2 The Last Time by Tangledupandsideways They have to end this cycle of hurt and repentance, pain and catharsis. They have to stop doing this to each other.
T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 4, 10/19/2016, [Cal L., Gillian F.]