26Say Something » In the heat of the moment, in the silence between worlds, the human instinct is, invariably, to draw back, retreat. Withhold words and hide truth, denying the opportunity for connection because man is taught that vulnerability is dangerous and destructive. To protect, one deflects, projects, rejects, accuses. But she is different. And he is different. Where most stop, they begin.
Sound of Music, T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 11, words: 55k+, favs: 40, follows: 41, updated: 2/17 published: 6/15/2020, Georg vT., Maria R.
140 If I Lose Myself » The Second World War is drawing to a close. With an end in sight, Maria and Georg find themselves confronting questions and desires that haven't been considered since their escape from Austria nearly eight years prior, and yet have shaped their marriage. At a crossroads, the couple must find a way to navigate these hurdles, finding that things are never what they seem.
Sound of Music, T, English, Family & Angst, chapters: 43, words: 313k+, favs: 85, follows: 72, updated: 3/23/2019 published: 12/29/2014, Georg vT., Maria R.
23 Two Strings » Married nearly fifteen years, Georg and Maria von Trapp find themselves on holiday on Chincoteague Island at the end of a warm summer, moments of heated passion intertwined seamlessly with contented retrospect. They pass time simply to be what they had once been one autumn in Paris, having left one dream far behind for a future that was better than they ever imagined was possible.
Sound of Music, T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 20k+, favs: 27, follows: 15, updated: 10/7/2017 published: 7/7/2017
49 Not That Kind of Woman » Maria, torn with guilt and confusion, flees the von Trapp villa the evening of the "grand and glorious party." Despite her best intentions, all plans that come to mind fall to wrack and ruin at the hands of one certain sea captain who refuses to believe smoke and mirrors and is determined to extract the truth from her. Written for the April 2016 Proboards writing prompt.
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 11k+, favs: 101, follows: 31, updated: 5/1/2016 published: 4/16/2016, Georg vT., Maria R.
10 A Many-Splendoured Thing Love recognizes itself in myriad forms: in acts, in words, in music, in being. One-shot.
Sound of Music, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 22, follows: 7, 4/27/2016, Georg vT., Maria R.
16 An Indecent Proposal Caught unawares by a surprise Maria has been keeping for the right moment, Georg is presented with an opportunity he cannot resist. Unfortunately for him, not everything goes quite according to plan, but his wife is more than equal to the task. Pillow Talk-verse oneshot based on "Virtuosic" (ch. 26). Can be read as a standalone but benefits from proper context.
Sound of Music, M, English, Romance & Humor, words: 7k+, favs: 42, follows: 4, 6/26/2015, Georg vT., Maria R.
29An Upright Man » The psalmist wrote that the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, but Georg von Trapp has never been a good man. A moral one, but never good, and no follower of God. Certainly, everything that could have made him good, had been stripped away already. And then, he met her.
Sound of Music, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 10k+, favs: 8, follows: 12, updated: 6/16/2015 published: 5/17/2015, Georg vT., Max D., Elsa S., OC
208 Pillow Talk » A series of vignettes about the conversations between lovers.
Sound of Music, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 31, words: 31k+, favs: 82, follows: 36, updated: 5/14/2015 published: 12/28/2014, Georg vT., Maria R.
17Lessons » A series of vignettes highlighting the trials and errors of life. For Paola.
Sound of Music, K, English, Family, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 12, follows: 9, updated: 8/22/2014 published: 5/28/2010
16 Somewhere Only We Know Maria is left alone with her thoughts one night.
Sound of Music, M, English, Romance & Humor, words: 1k+, favs: 37, follows: 2, 8/3/2013, Georg vT., Maria R.
40 Harmony » A series of vignettes highlighting the little moments Maria and Georg steal for themselves.
Sound of Music, M, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 5, words: 11k+, favs: 102, follows: 32, updated: 3/19/2012 published: 2/21/2010, Maria R., Georg vT.
8 The Knot Around His Neck Henry, in a bout of insomnia, writes Eliza a letter.
My Fair Lady, K, English, Romance, words: 915, favs: 23, follows: 3, 5/30/2010, Eliza D., H. Higgins
5 Capturing Moments They define simple love.
My Fair Lady, K, English, Romance, words: 815, favs: 18, follows: 1, 5/30/2010, Eliza D., H. Higgins
8 Reiteration Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle get rave reviews for a project they've done together. One-shot.
My Fair Lady, K, English, Romance, words: 919, favs: 15, follows: 2, 5/30/2010, Eliza D., H. Higgins
3 Touch Me Set on the boat the night following a successful navigation through the treacherous Evangels.
Hawaii, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 5/30/2010
2Bonds So Strong It seems as though Jerusha Bromley merely married the Reverend Abner Hale out of pity and a desire to help him fulfill his dream of going to Hawaii as a missionary, but a closer look suggests otherwise.
Hawaii, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 5/30/2010
18 Watching Someone's watching a tender moment Maria and Georg share together. Fluff. For Renée.
Sound of Music, K, English, Romance & Family, words: 627, favs: 65, follows: 10, 5/30/2010
15 Mountains, Musings, Maria Vignette. A day in the mountains alone creates a tender moment. Fluff, more or less. For Barbara.
Sound of Music, K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 852, favs: 33, follows: 6, 8/28/2009
4 Fate Re-write for the end of Blake Edwards's The Tamarind Seed. For Cátia.
Tamarind Seed, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 8, follows: 3, 10/5/2008
5 Standstill Music guides all. Alternate Universe.
Sound of Music, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 424, favs: 11, follows: 3, 10/4/2008
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