Short and Sweet » by Julie Verne Shaw is both short, and surprisingly sweet. These are just notes I jotted between provinces 3 years ago - little ideas that didn't go anywhere and didn't fit in with any of the ongoing narratives. Four alarm is in reboot.
T, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 878, 20h, H. Finch, Bear, Root, S. Shaw
9A bit less than a four-alarm fire (in a derelict apartment) » by Julie Verne Shaw's place catches fire (a little) and she needs somewhere to stay.
T, English, chapters: 6, words: 15k+, favs: 23, follows: 26, updated: 5/3 published: 6/9/2018, Root, S. Shaw
Angel of Death by QueenOfTheUniverse John thought he would die alone after saying goodbye to Harold. Post Ep: Return 0 (S05E13). Length: one shot. Rated: PG13. Pairing: possible Harold/John if you squint really hard. Includes: alternate ending, crossing over, major character death, kleenex warning, never alone, Joss Carter, Root, The Machine.
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Tragedy, words: 614, favs: 1, 5/2, J. Reese, Detective Carter, Machine
Fireflies in the Dark by QueenOfTheUniverse It had been safer not to tell anyone. Now that the war is over, John and Harold start to relax in front of their friends. Harold/John, Post Return 0, fluff, mild fear, potluck, coming out, surprises, romance, established relationship, happiness, love, sweetness, possible retirement, slight angst, alternate universe, everyone lives, Joss, Lionel, Zoe, Taylor, Lee, Shaw, Root, Bear.
K, English, Family & Romance, words: 2k+, 4/25, J. Reese, H. Finch
Aftermath by QueenOfTheUniverse In shock, John takes time to process everything that happened and gains the courage to ask Harold to stay the night. Post Ep: Dead Reckoning (S02E13). Length: one shot. Rated: G. Pairing: Harold/John. Includes: bomb vest, aftermath, angst, romance, stay, clingy John.
K, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, follows: 1, 4/19, J. Reese, H. Finch
64P2 » by Doc0517 P2 is the continuation of the series that started with Saving the Saviors, followed by Pointillist. In this third book, we join our Team just after the shoot-out. Greer's Team is gone, and Harold's Team is hurting. After some much needed time to recover, events take them out of Manhattan, to chase Greer wherever he tries to hide.
T, English, Suspense & Adventure, chapters: 31, words: 78k+, favs: 7, follows: 10, updated: 4/18 published: 7/24/2018, J. Reese, H. Finch, Root, S. Shaw
1Do Dogs See Ghost? by MeeshaMom I miss my favorite show - so I wrote this little snippet.
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 524, 4/14
2 Ex Sepulcrum (Chaos AU Part 18) » by LindaO Control's elaborate scheme to outwit Root and gain access to the Machine goes, predictably, horribly wrong. Once Root escapes, she has her own plans to get to Harold and to her beloved Machine. But the Machine is free now, and it takes action to protect the Admin and those he cares for. In the process, it reveals a secret that no one thought was possible.
T, English, Friendship, chapters: 21, words: 77k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 3/30 published: 3/23, J. Reese, H. Finch, Nathan I., Will I.
26Asset029: An Origin » by Alongusername Before Martine Rousseau was known as the deadly Samaritan assassin; she had a job, a life, a purpose. Working at the U.N./in Decima, Martine witnessed all kinds of horrific situations, things that changed her into the person she is now. Set in Flashbacks between Seasons 3 and 4, told through the eyes of the Machine and Samaritan, the important events of Martine's life are explored.
T, English, Adventure & Crime, chapters: 44, words: 253k+, favs: 7, follows: 7, updated: 3/26 published: 7/25/2018, Samaritan, Machine, J. Greer
72 How The Light Gets In » by McMoni The Machine spits out two numbers at the same time, forcing Finch to take a more active role in the field. But things rarely go as planned, and when his life is put in danger, Reese must race against time to get him back alive. Set in season 2. Friendship, hurt/comfort, angst.
T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 14, words: 64k+, favs: 10, follows: 11, updated: 3/25 published: 1/5, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter, Lionel F.
4 Long Distance by TennWalker John goes off on a mission with the gang leaving Joss behind to recover from her injuries after taking down HR. But then Joss gets a "goodbye" phone call from John that sends her racing to his side. Time is not on their side...
T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 3/23, J. Reese, Detective Carter
9The Orphans » by Bella Gracelyn Prentiss The New Numbers that the machine has given to Finch, John, Shaw, and Root belong to the kids of an orphanage and their caregiver. Who is a danger to them? And why? P.s. I own nothing
K+, English, Drama & Mystery, chapters: 14, words: 16k+, favs: 14, follows: 14, updated: 3/9 published: 11/5/2017, [S. Shaw, Root] J. Reese, H. Finch
21Nothing But Strings » by POIphantomgirl Falling in love can be scary, but what can be even scarier is when the one you love, loves you back. I don't own POI.
K, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 8, follows: 8, updated: 3/8 published: 2/26, J. Reese, Detective Carter
53 I'll meet you at the end of the world » by Julie Verne Season 5, episode 9. Root/Shaw femslash
T, English, chapters: 23, words: 23k+, favs: 29, follows: 38, updated: 2/20 published: 7/26/2018, Root, S. Shaw
8 No More Waiting by iheartShules Sequel to 'Box of Chocolates'. CAREESE!
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 3, 2/18, J. Reese, Detective Carter
15 First Fourth by wolfmusic218 Navigating love, loss, coming back from the dead, and the Fourth of July. Careese always.
T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 9, follows: 3, 2/17, J. Reese, Detective Carter
112 When It All Goes Wrong » by AZGirl 'What can go wrong, will go wrong' becomes a very apt expression when Reese fails to get there in time to help a Number. For Evil Author Day 2021, all remaining, previously completed chapters have been posted. *Permanently discontinued*
K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 24, words: 43k+, favs: 29, follows: 63, updated: 2/15 published: 6/20/2013, J. Reese, H. Finch, Bear
13 Box of Chocolates by iheartShules CAREESE because that's how I roll ;D
T, English, Romance, words: 632, favs: 8, follows: 6, 2/14, J. Reese, Detective Carter
9The Beginning of all things » by Torie46 When Brandi Finch's mother dies she goes to live with her Uncle Harold Finch. This is a reboot of "The Lost Child" where she lives with Finch from the pilot to now. Rating will stay the same on account of violence.
T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 43, words: 55k+, favs: 35, follows: 49, updated: 1/26 published: 12/31/2013, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter, OC
358The M Word » by Unbridled.mind When Evelyn decides that five years of square-dancing with John is enough, she reveals her plans for her daughter Joss's future in the place she feels safest in the world; Summerville, South Carolina. Rated T for adult humor and sexuality. Probably contains shade-throwing.
T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 85, words: 149k+, favs: 27, follows: 34, updated: 1/24 published: 8/30/2016, [Detective Carter, J. Reese] H. Finch, Taylor C.
2 Night Watcher » by QueenOfTheUniverse An unknown extraction team was sent in to rescue John at the last possible moment. But by the time John gets out of the private clinic, Harold has yet to visit, nor has he heard anything from Shaw or Fusco. The only surviving member of Team Machine, John must learn to carry on alone. Angst, heartbreak, betrayal, loneliness, Harold/John, fix-it fic, suicidal thoughts, Post Return 0.
K+, English, Tragedy & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 14k+, favs: 1, updated: 1/24 published: 1/17, J. Reese, H. Finch, S. Shaw
8 If Only by TennWalker Sometimes we wish we had a second chance to say what should have been said. What would John do if given that chance? Since Joss's death all he can think about is If Only. Will his new number give him an unexpected opportunity?
T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, 1/24, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter
3 Here Goes Everything by TennWalker Joss is nervous. John called and he wants to talk. About what? The memory of a kiss in a morgue swam to the surface of her mind...
K+, English, Romance, words: 290, favs: 1, 1/14, J. Reese, Detective Carter
8 Just Dance by TennWalker Sometimes perfect rhythm is the best foreplay and John and Joss have a dance all their own.
T, English, Romance, words: 314, favs: 3, follows: 2, 1/7, J. Reese, Detective Carter
8 Beautiful Prison by TennWalker Even the most luxurious home with everything you need at your fingertips can be a prison when what...or who you really need is unreachable. Can Joss hold on...can John?
T, English, words: 611, favs: 2, follows: 1, 1/7, J. Reese, Detective Carter