1k+ Bated Breath » Kate's rescue becomes the linchpin of change in her relationship with Castle, and events from that night lead to resolution for them both. **Voted Best Crime Fic on The 12th Precinct Castle Fanfiction Awards.**
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 64, words: 156k+, favs: 729, follows: 507, updated: 5/1/2016 published: 3/24/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
55 Not Beyond Repair » Kate confronts Castle for Alexis' sake because no daughter should watch her father self-destruct. 47 Second fix. Spoilers loosely through Headhunters promo. (Para Espanol "Nada que no se pueda arreglar" por Dipsy19)
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 4k+, favs: 128, follows: 62, updated: 9/18/2014 published: 4/9/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
933 Righting the Applecart » In Beckett's 'Hierarchy of Needs' after coffee, food and shelter came justice then security. Fashionable boots definitely had a tier but falling head over heels in love did not. She wanted a relationship she could contain. Post-ep for Food to Die For. Now Complete.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 26, words: 70k+, favs: 363, follows: 436, updated: 2/6/2014 published: 3/23/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
30 A Razor's Edge Pure brokenness bled where there once was strength. Kensi couldn't fix him, but perhaps helping Deeks with one small task could be a start to healing them both. Episode tag to Impact (5x02)
NCIS: Los Angeles, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 74, follows: 16, 2/6/2014, Kensi B., M. Deeks
59 The Trials of Big Nutbrown Hare » Castle had been nineteen once and he knew what idealistic endorphins were coursing through his daughter. He didn't begrudge her the feeling, or even that it was directed in an unfortunate direction, only that she was acting so rashly to prove to him that it was real. She was running headlong into a world of hurt and his only option was to let it happen.
Castle, K+, English, Angst & Family, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 15, follows: 10, updated: 10/31/2013 published: 10/24/2013, Rick C., Alexis C.
155Room To Breathe » Sequel to Bated Breath. Tragedy has left chaos in its wake and they are all tasked with picking up the pieces of each other's lives. ***I apologize but this is on hiatus***
Castle, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 7, words: 25k+, favs: 82, follows: 204, updated: 10/26/2013 published: 7/29/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
52 Put to Rights » Begins after Bye, K. Deeks had respected the stoicism his partner required while she was precariously teetering on the edge. Kensi realized being her tether left Deeks feeling frayed. Their partnership becomes an awkward dance of redrawing the lines.
NCIS: Los Angeles, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 11k+, favs: 90, follows: 52, updated: 8/17/2013 published: 3/2/2012, M. Deeks, Kensi B.
100 Epiphany » "This place is my home!" She heard the words echo around interrogation as though it were a proclamation, a vow, an epiphany. First chapter is Kate's revelation, second chapter is Castle's. SPOILERS for Watershed.
Castle, K, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 37, follows: 31, updated: 5/20/2013 published: 5/14/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
53 Security » Alternate explanation for Alexis' situation in The Fast and the Furriest. "What kind of father doesn't realize that his daughter is sneaking home to sleep in her own bed? That his daughter is terrified to be alone and is too ashamed to talk about it?"
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 44, follows: 17, updated: 4/22/2013 published: 4/16/2013, Rick C., Alexis C.
93 A Bounty Hunter's Secrets » When Christmas Eve gets angsty, Kate's only safe solution is a tactical retreat. And really, where else are you going to read an angsty romcom that includes Boba Fett, Aqua Net, Simon & Garfunkle, Wales and mentions of Castle sashaying? This took 2nd place in the public vote for the 12th precinct blogspot competition. Cover art by dtrekker.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 4, words: 16k+, favs: 59, follows: 68, updated: 4/19/2013 published: 12/28/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
51 Anticipation He was beyond excited. He was nervous in the best possible way, never having believed that he could have wanted this so badly so soon. **Winner of popular vote for the 12th Precinct Valentine competition.**
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 58, follows: 15, 2/15/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
19 Simply Epic Castle wanted the party to be epic, but the night turned into an epic disaster for Kate. Yet, in the stillness at the end of the night Castle reflects on an entirely different definition of the word. Author previously known as Not in the Face.
Castle, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 28, follows: 7, 10/31/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
19 Within the Hall of Justice With one handshake Castle joins the ranks of his Super Friends and crosses off #35 on his bucket list. Spoilers for 5x03. Author previously known as Not In The Face.
Castle, K, English, Romance & Humor, words: 857, favs: 10, follows: 1, 10/12/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
15 A Glancing Blow It's a good day to be a cop when there are no gunshots fired and a better one when you have a chance to realize that your team has dodged a bullet that could have altered everything.
Castle, K+, English, Humor & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 31, follows: 7, 2/4/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
21 Satisfaction She was incapable of fathoming that all Mal's satisfaction required was for Serenity to fly, the crew to be fed, and Inara to feel her worth. Can be read after Restraint or on its own.
Firefly, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 18, follows: 1, 1/29/2012, Mal, Inara
12 Restraint He was a man of action, but there was one relationship in which he held a vigil of calculated distance.
Firefly, T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 537, favs: 16, 1/25/2012, Mal, Inara
12 Just a Man » They thought he was somehow endowed with abilities to fulfill the promises to keep them safe unconditionally. He knew he was as human as they come. Gibb's thoughts during Engaged II. Second chapter Gibbs/Ziva Father/Daughter
NCIS, T, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 2k+, favs: 18, follows: 7, updated: 11/20/2011 published: 11/19/2011, Leroy Jethro Gibbs
33 The Dysfunctional Duo » Watching his normally angst ridden friend desperately try to fit an undependable CIA agent into this role as ideal boyfriend just did not sit right with McGee. TIVA, but chock full of McGee. Spoilers through Episode 9.3.
NCIS, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 5k+, favs: 27, follows: 16, updated: 10/11/2011 published: 10/7/2011, Tony D., Ziva D.
9 Chivalry and Despair Despair in the most powerfully independent women stirred his fundamental need to protect and defend like no other stimulus. Can be read alone or follow up of Best Case Scenario.
NCIS, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 3, 5/13/2011, Tony D., Ziva D.
8 Best Case Scenario If he could succumbed to a common bullet, all bets were off for the rest of them. Group thoughts during the team elevator embrace. Spoilers for Swan Song.
NCIS, T, English, Angst & Friendship, words: 329, favs: 9, follows: 2, 5/11/2011
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