16 We Need to Talk This takes place during Setup/Countdown. This is what could have happened if Kate didn't pass out from the cold mid-sentence.
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89 Plausible Deniability » This takes place during the "The Third Man". Kate's reaction to the article is just a little bit different. Transcript courtesy Dust Jackets Wiki. Anything that you recognize is not mine, all mistakes are mine. A very special thanks to SonicMessiah. Put simply, this story wouldn't exist without her help.
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16 Right Thing, Wrong Reason This takes place during "The Human Factor" near the end of season five. After working an investigation with Special Agent Stack, Castle and Beckett are faced with a tough decision. It starts with some canon dialogue and goes AU from there.
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