30Golden Hour » When Steve receives some unexpected news before Christmas, he and Danny have to put on a brave face for the kids. They both begin to realize that control does not equal peace, that joy has nothing to do with circumstance. Part three of my "Foxhole" series.
Hawaii Five-0, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 52k+, favs: 7, follows: 9, updated: 10/11 published: 8/1, Steve M., Danny W.
6 Eye of a Heart Storm » "You're looking for peace, Tim, not just freedom." Tim glances over at him again, eyes shinier than the stars. "I guess we both are." Secrets are hard to keep from someone who's seen you at death's door, but somehow Tim manages. Alan is less successful. Alan and Tim through the years.
Jurassic Park, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 19k+, favs: 4, follows: 5, updated: 7/15 published: 6/17, A. Grant, Tim M.
3 Caduceus Coda Marta finds herself having an interesting conversation on the floor while staring up at the very thing that almost killed her. Benoit just needs her to understand a vital truth of the whole debacle, the only part that really matters.
Knives Out, K, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 5/17
14 Those Three Little Words » After Doris' death, Steve has a crisis about whether or not he's allowed to want something for which he doesn't even have the words. Love for him always comes at a price. Danny just wants to watch his nature documentaries in peace. And buy some new countertops. Somehow it all works out in the end.
Hawaii Five-0, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 14k+, favs: 7, follows: 5, updated: 5/7 published: 4/21, Steve M., Danny W.
31 Steeped » Steve's mother might not have taught him a lot about how to open up and care for other people—but she did believe in the healing power of a hot beverage. Sometimes, faced with his partner's pain, it's all he has. Five times Steve makes Danny a cup of tea and one time Danny beats him to it.
Hawaii Five-0, K, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 20k+, favs: 23, follows: 16, updated: 2/26 published: 1/23, Steve M., Danny W.
24 Sweet Dreams Though the Guns Are Booming » Callen has things he needs to say to his partner, even if Sam refuses to listen. He begins to realize that something between them went off the rails, long before this epic disaster of a mission. His only hope is that he gets to say them before it's over…before they're both gone. Callen, Sam, and the end of the line.
NCIS: Los Angeles, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 9, words: 36k+, favs: 19, follows: 9, updated: 2/2 published: 11/22/2020, G. Callen, Kensi B., S. Hanna
6 Allograft Steve wakes up to learn he's down half a liver and barely survived surgery. Surprisingly, this is not the part that makes him feel like he's dying. Or: Even when Danny's unconscious, what he's trying to say is loud and clear.
Hawaii Five-0, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 28, follows: 7, 12/14/2020, Steve M., Danny W.
19 Hau » You'd think, after working ten years with a guy who never shuts up, there'd be nothing left to learn. Steve certainly claimed to know everything. Then Danny goes and does something crazy like adopt thirteen children and a deformed sea turtle. A glimpse into recovery, domestic life, trust issues, and bread making for Steve and Danny. Sequel to "Foxhole Feet."
Hawaii Five-0, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 8, words: 36k+, favs: 19, follows: 11, updated: 10/14/2020 published: 8/21/2020, Steve M., Danny W., Grace W.
3 E is for Emancipation and Enzo » With a serial killer on the loose, taunting the FBI, Sadusky asks Ben for help in solving the cryptic notes revealing his next target. But when the killer threatens closer to home, Sadusky knows the only way to protect his family is by pushing them far, far away. He refuses to be the reason they get hurt. Part 5 of "The ABCs of Family."
National Treasure, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 13, words: 57k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, updated: 10/6/2020 published: 7/12/2020, Ben G., Riley P., P. Sadusky
2 Bloodshot Soul » He cannot fathom why a crusty old skipper would care so much about a strange John Doe he fished out of the water. Then again, there are many things he doesn't understand yet. The closer he and Giancarlo get, the less he wants to remember. An exploration into Jason and Giancarlo's friendship during his two weeks aboard the fishing trawler.
Bourne series, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, updated: 8/8/2020 published: 8/4/2020, J. Bourne/David W./Delta/Cain
40 Foxhole Feet » Steve says he's happy on his globe trotting soul search and therefore so is Danny. End of story. So what if he sleepwalks close to jagged cliffs or on balcony railings? So what if he's missing a limb? Nobody has to know, least of all Steve. Danny has it all under control—he's handling it. (Right up until he can't.)
Hawaii Five-0, T, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 38k+, favs: 38, follows: 24, updated: 6/14/2020 published: 5/7/2020, Steve M., Danny W.
1 D is for Ducks and Deception » After an incident with a sick Riley and Ben, Abigail asks Peter for help. In hatching up a plot, they begin to realize there might be more to Ben's water related trauma than they thought. Part 4 of "The ABCs of Family."
National Treasure, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 9k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, updated: 5/4/2020 published: 4/28/2020, Ben G., Abigail C., Riley P., P. Sadusky
2 C is for Christmas and Curls » Abigail takes a shaky breath. "I think my water just broke." What says Christmas dinner more than unexpected chaos? The better question, Sadusky thinks, is how is he the only one staying calm? Part 3 of "The ABCs of Family."
National Treasure, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 5, 4/18/2020, Ben G., Abigail C., Riley P., P. Sadusky
1 B is for Bear and Believing » Riley shows up out of nowhere on Sadusky's doorstep at two in the morning, holding a giant stuffed polar bear and wearing a helicopter hat, topped off by sunglasses and a candy cigar hanging out of his mouth. "Do you believe in aliens?" he asks. Somehow it's still a regular Tuesday. Part 2 of "The ABCs of Family."
National Treasure, K, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 4, 4/16/2020, Ben G., Riley P., P. Sadusky
1 A is for Autonomy and Absorption » Ben growls, full fledged span of his teeth and all. The baring of them is primal, something animalistic that doesn't fit on the normally vibrant man's face. When the Gates home is attacked and leads to a mysterious standoff, only Sadusky can solve it—and hopefully snap Ben back to himself before it turns ugly. Before he shoots someone. Part 1 of "The ABCs of Family."
National Treasure, K+, English, Friendship & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 8, follows: 1, 4/14/2020, Ben G., Abigail C., Riley P., P. Sadusky
1 The Right Question » In the aftermath of the series finale, Toby finally being reunited with his mother, he struggles to catch his breath and stop shaking. Confused about the onslaught of emotions, a conversation (or two) with Michelle helps him understand what it all means. Family is not a thing to be earned.
Listener, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 4, 4/13/2020, Maya, Toby L., M. McCluskey
1 Riposo In Wordy's final hours, the team gathers around his bedside. And after a heart-to-heart, Greg realizes the truth of what it means to have found a resting place for one's soul. A hero's reward is peace. Part 9 of "Figlio Mozzato."
Flashpoint, K, English, Family & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 4/12/2020, Greg P., Mike S., Team One
1 Joey » Spike—and to a certain extent the whole team—has been dreading and anticipating this day in equal measure for years. Even with the knowledge that it's supposed to go off without a hiccup, boring as you please. So, of course, today is the day he has to defuse a booby trapped bomb. Part 8 of "Figlio Mozzato."
Flashpoint, K+, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 14k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 4/11/2020, Greg P., Ed L., Mike S., Dean P.
10 Pedagogy » Pedagogy (n.): Instruction, discipline, training; a system of introductory training; a means of guidance. Peter, experiencing happiness and enjoying being his age for the first time in a long time, learns some relevant life skills from his parents—and they learn an even more important one from him. Part 5 of "O Blessed Child."
Avengers, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 12, words: 28k+, favs: 40, follows: 14, updated: 4/10/2020 published: 4/8/2020, Captain America/Steve R., Iron Man/Tony S., Thor, Spider-Man/Peter Parker
1 Curtain Call » Shopping for that special someone is hard—especially the morning after a killer bachelor party. Now if only Spike could solve the mystery of why Dean is being so squirrely… Part 7 of "Figlio Mozzato."
Flashpoint, K, English, Friendship & Humor, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 4/8/2020, Mike S., Sam B., Dean P., Clark L.