8 Missing Moments Anna returns to the cottage soaked the night before the royal parade. Missing moment from the Downton Abbey Movie.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 3, 7/28/2020, J. Bates, Anna S.
5 Quicksilver and Light "But it also fills me with wonder." Bates lifted their hands and they both watched lovingly as their fingers danced the same, practiced rhythm and entwined delicately. "That an old peg-leg like me should find himself married to a creature made of quicksilver and light." S3 Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, 9/29/2019, J. Bates, Anna S.
140Thy Kingdom Come » WW1 AU, 1916. Sergeant John Bates has been severely injured in the line of duty at the Battle of the Somme and is sent to a rehabilitation hospital back in England where he meets Nurse Anna Smith. Will she be able to bring him out of the shadows? Will he allow her to help him on the road to recovery?
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 13, words: 60k+, favs: 40, follows: 64, updated: 5/27/2019 published: 12/15/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
368 Suave and Sensibility » Maria and Georg start to come together in an alternate way, and this time closer than before. A tale of journeys that must be made: one of finding love, reconciliation and a true home after years of relentless searching, and the other of finding a family and of acceptance. Georg/Maria and Maria/OC
Sound of Music, T, English, chapters: 45, words: 173k+, favs: 131, follows: 105, updated: 7/24/2017 published: 7/17/2012
11 Snowed In Anna and Bates spend an unexpected Christmas in the cottage. Set during the S6 Christmas Special. Written for the Tumblr Secret Santa for eady-of-old.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 6, 12/27/2015, J. Bates, Anna S.
22 For The First Time Anna meets her daughter for the first time.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, words: 1k+, favs: 16, follows: 5, 9/16/2015, J. Bates, Anna S.
9 Signs of Life Set several months after the S5 Christmas Special. Anna is getting used to some big changes at work, and on this particular day experiences a few surprises. Daisy also features.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 8, follows: 5, 3/29/2015, J. Bates, Anna S., Daisy
8 So Very Happy Continuation of the cottage scene in S5E7. Their troubles are seemingly behind them, and Anna and Bates are so very happy.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 9, follows: 6, 11/3/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
24 The Spring to Follow the Winter » Series 5 speculation. As the drama heats up during Robert and Cora's anniversary party, John is given the chance to fulfil and remind Anna of his promise that no harm will come to her ever again.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 15, follows: 17, updated: 9/16/2014 published: 9/8/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
52 Every Other Wednesday Afternoon » During those six months, Anna spends every other Wednesday afternoon that she can on the bus to Kirkbymoorside.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 27k+, favs: 17, follows: 21, updated: 8/31/2014 published: 4/8/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
12 The Perfect Revenge John learns over time the best kind of revenge. He is reminded of this every day, even in the most simplest of ways… Post Series 4. It's fluff, but with references to the events of Series 4.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Family, words: 4k+, favs: 6, follows: 5, 7/18/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
26Nothing More, Nothing Less, Only Love » Based on a list of prompts I found on Tumblr. Various moments between Anna and Bates, going from Series 1 to 4 and maybe straying into modern times. There will be warnings if there are any S4 spoilers in any of these chapters.
Downton Abbey, T, English, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 17, follows: 20, updated: 2/26/2014 published: 11/7/2013, J. Bates, Anna S.
8 The First Port of Call When Bates returns home with the cut above his eye, Anna seeks him out later that night in the hope of easing his physical and emotional pains. Set during 2.06 after Bates returns from London. One-shot.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 4k+, favs: 15, follows: 5, 2/20/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
8 A Week in Paris AU. Mary and Matthew are travelling to Paris for a romantic break away for Valentine's Day. Initially disappointed, Anna is delighted when Matthew makes arrangements for Molesley to swap places with Bates, just for the trip. Anna and Bates get to enjoy a week away in the city of love, re-living Anna's experiences of the last time she was in France. Tumblr prompt.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 11, follows: 2, 2/14/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
85 The Long and Winding Road » When Anna receives news of her family a week after Bates is released, husband and wife must face another hurdle in yet another chapter of their lives, only this time with a six-year-old in tow.
Downton Abbey, T, English, chapters: 10, words: 50k+, favs: 33, follows: 40, updated: 2/11/2014 published: 12/13/2013, J. Bates, Anna S.
5 The Art of a Name Anna and John choosing baby names, but Anna ends up annoyed at John for his less than serious suggestions. Based on a Tumblr prompt by imagineyourotp.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 14, follows: 2, 1/23/2014, J. Bates, Anna S.
34 More Than Just A Dream » Six years ago, they had dreamt of children and owning a little hotel and now, six months after the tragic car accident, could that dream be coming true for Anna and Bates, or is it still a dream just out of their reach?
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 5, words: 25k+, favs: 19, follows: 24, updated: 9/23/2013 published: 8/5/2013, J. Bates, Anna S.
10 Worth The Wait As that time of the year arrives, Anna reminisces on birthdays past and present and knows in her heart that now, in 1922, she has all that she has ever wished for and more.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 13, follows: 2, 6/26/2013, J. Bates, Anna S.
11 Piano Man A series of moments in the servants' hall. Anna and Bates reminisce, steal some of Mrs Patmore's chocolate biscuits, begin a piano lesson and also make a promise about their future. Set in the months after Series 1, Episode 5.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 6k+, favs: 15, follows: 2, 5/6/2013, J. Bates, Anna S.
133 Scars to Heal, Mountains to Climb » "Love is a fabric that never fades, no matter how often it is washed in the waters of adversity and grief." Georg/Maria escape story.
Sound of Music, T, English, chapters: 18, words: 44k+, favs: 52, follows: 29, updated: 7/11/2012 published: 4/13/2012
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