354Chipped » by Quiet2885 She made a terrible, stupid decision because she felt trapped, forced into a new life she didn't understand. But he's even more trapped than she is. A stroke of violent luck and then they're on their way. They'll escape this mess or die trying. Mostly suspense and romance with a light touch of sci-fi.
Phantom of the Opera, T, English, Suspense & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 53k+, favs: 63, follows: 102, updated: 2/22 published: 11/9/2020, Erik, Christine
1k+If Things Were Different » by magfreak What if Robert had squandered Cora's fortune before the Titanic sank? What if Matthew had inherited the money needed to save Downton before he became the heir? What if Tom had made something of himself before he met Sybil? An alternate Downton universe set in season one that explores how Sybil and Tom's relationship would have developed if they'd met under different circumstances.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 59, words: 360k+, favs: 398, follows: 513, updated: 2/15 published: 1/17/2013, [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
139The Better Man » by Flora Gray Raoul is able to give his wife everything, except for the one thing she wants most. Will a desperate situation cause his old rival to reenter their lives, changing it in ways they could never have imagined? Of course, or it wouldn't be a PotO story. Passion, angst, betrayal(?), True Love, revenge, messy relationships, but also kinda funny? Fun for everyone...except the characters!
Phantom of the Opera, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 17, words: 63k+, favs: 46, follows: 80, updated: 2/6 published: 9/2/2011, Erik, Christine, Raoul
6Mystery in the Music » by Musicwriter158 Christine de Chagny and her daughter Madeleine move to Manhattan to advance Christine's career. Madeleine, an aspiring musician herself, dreams of working onstage just like her mother. She soon works for the rival Manhattan Opera House as a pianist with a dream of learning to sing. Manhattan Opera holds the key to her dream and the past, in the mysterious hidden owner himself. E/C.
Phantom of the Opera, T, English, Family & Mystery, chapters: 5, words: 19k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 1/29 published: 11/26/2020, Erik, Christine, Raoul, OC
235A Twist Of Fate » by Rocks-my-socks What would have happened if Mary Crawley had gone ahead and married her cousin Patrick and Cousin Matthew had come to Downton Abbey by a very different road?
Downton Abbey, T, English, chapters: 32, words: 83k+, favs: 54, follows: 87, updated: 1/25 published: 7/3/2017, Matthew C., Mary C., Edith C., Sybil C.
94Same Time Next Year » by JessieBess A series based on Tom and Mary meeting every year on a particular day. They'll discuss what's happening in their lives as well as the other inhabitants of Downton Abbey.
Downton Abbey, K, English, chapters: 12, words: 49k+, favs: 24, follows: 36, updated: 1/25 published: 6/21/2018, Cora C., Mary C., T. Branson, Sybbie B.
59 The Golden Couple » by AlexisRose84 Hollywood 1940s, Thomas and Anna Barrow are the golden Hollywood couple. Everyone wants to be them. Reporter John Bates is looking for a story to launch his career. When he finds out a secret about Thomas Barrow, he decides to find out all he can about this "perfect" couple. John/Anna with Thomas/Richard Ellis. AU Complete.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 13, words: 28k+, favs: 8, follows: 10, updated: 12/8/2020 published: 9/22/2020, J. Bates, Thomas, Anna S., Richard E.
2The Last Goodbye by QuinnOfConeyIsland One-shot: A retelling of the last moments in the musical (from PONR and onward) told from Christine's perspective. She struggles with her feelings for her Angel of Music and is reluctant to leave Him.
Phantom of the Opera, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 11/28/2020, Erik, Christine, Raoul
9 Stardust » by pearlydewdrop But you can skyrocket away from me and never come back if you find another galaxy, far from here with more room to fly. Just leave me your stardust to remember you by. Sybil/Tom. Mary/Matthew. Spoilers for Season 3
Downton Abbey, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 800, favs: 1, follows: 1, 11/11/2020, [T. Branson, Sybil C.] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
15That First Year » by JessieBess A look at the first year of Tom and Sybil's marriage. There's adjustments to be made by both and the growing turbulence in Dublin is challenging as is their relationship with the Crawleys.
Downton Abbey, K, English, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 5, follows: 11, updated: 11/6/2020 published: 9/2/2020, Cora C., Mary C., Sybil C., T. Branson
154 Dirty Little Secret » by AlexisRose84 Two rival law firms: Crawley & Smith and Bates & Co. Two lawyers who despise each other in the courtroom but have their own dirty little secret. For fun story. John/Anna with Mary. Rated a strong T. Complete
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, chapters: 22, words: 37k+, favs: 15, follows: 21, updated: 11/2/2020 published: 9/10/2020, [Anna S., J. Bates] Mary C.
122Small World » by LockedSoulsAM Rachel is a sophomore in high school. She already has to deal with boys, acne, and tests. Her life becomes a little crazier when she has to worry about her mother possibly having cancer, her biological father trying to contact her and strange memories she's sure she never lived. Sequel to Little Girl Lost
Glee, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 50k+, favs: 71, follows: 129, updated: 10/26/2020 published: 7/21/2017, Rachel B., Shelby C.
3 Till My Last Breath and Beyond by Tybil Branson Lady Sybil is in love with Tom Branson but she must tell him before he joins the Irish rebellion.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Tragedy, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/17/2020, Sybil C., T. Branson
4 l'amour toujours est chantant by katanafleet Raoul de Chagny of the Most Pretentious Name Ever had just stepped into Meg's bar, where two of her best friends (Christine and Erik) were the most common head-liners. The fact that it was one of their nights to perform couldn't have been too much of a coincidence. [modern au]
Phantom of the Opera, K, English, Family & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 9/29/2020, [Christine, Erik] Raoul, Meg Giry
53 Rumor Has It » by AlexisRose84 Everyone is intrigued by the new valet, John Bates, especially Anna Smith. Thomas and O'Brien are intent on finding out what his secret is and if it'll destroy his position at Downton Abbey. Seasons 1 and 2 cannon divergent. Complete
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 34k+, favs: 12, follows: 12, updated: 9/25/2020 published: 7/16/2020, [J. Bates, Anna S.] S. O'Brien, Vera B.
36introspective thinking » by sspaceshipp thoughts and feelings of Mary & Matthew in s2.
Downton Abbey, K, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 8, words: 14k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, updated: 9/11/2020 published: 6/13/2020, [Mary C., Matthew C.]
121I'll Be Out There Somewhere » by pearlydewdrop Sybil Crawley is an eighteen year old aristocrat and suffragist, newly out in society. Tom Branson is an up and coming Irish politician who is making his way in a country that isn't his own. All the while, Mary and Matthew are dancing around their feelings like only they know how. Mainly Sybil/Tom but with a fair shake of Mary/Matthew thrown in too. Victorian Era AU. London Season
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 19, words: 40k+, favs: 23, follows: 35, updated: 9/5/2020 published: 7/26/2019, [Sybil C., T. Branson] [Mary C., Matthew C.]
49Lighthouse » by Syblime "And there's a family called Branson with a place not far from Cork. I believe they have a connection with the Howards." – Violet Crawley. Tom inherits an estate in 1916, turning his world upside down. How will Sybil cope? Lots of angst to get through but there will be dancing and a happy ending.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 12, words: 16k+, favs: 22, follows: 42, updated: 9/5/2020 published: 3/14/2020, Cora C., Sybil C., T. Branson
10 She Often Spoke of You by Flora Gray Life continues on for Raoul and his wife, but, stalked by a figure from their past, will he ever find peace? One-shot. Short, poignant, and either deeply stupid or deadly serious - it all depends on a matter of perspective. :)
Phantom of the Opera, K+, English, Angst & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 8/31/2020, Christine, Raoul
10Will it Be Enough? » by EncyclopediaImagination Just as Quinn is starting to get her life back on track, a horrible twist leaves her reeling. How will she adapt to tragic circumstances? Takes place in the middle of Season Two. Trigger warnings: deals with a serious illness and possible character death. Quinn-centric.
Glee, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Tragedy, chapters: 5, words: 19k+, favs: 5, follows: 16, updated: 8/16/2020 published: 7/12/2020, Quinn F.