7Sight » With the gift of Sight, Rumplestiltskin is overwhelmed by the possibilities unspooling before him. He sees Bae as a child, as a man, laughing, hurting, hating, forgiving. He sees Belle, come back to him, dead in his arms, choosing him. So many possibilities, but perhaps the most unlikely one of all is this: they both choose to see him in return...and still they choose to love him.
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 3, words: 39k+, favs: 7, follows: 9, updated: 7/11 published: 6/6, [Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey] Neal C./Baelfire
7Between The Lines: Opponents » "This is your fault," they all say. And they're right, Nathan knows. The sky fell. The world burned. Destruction reigned. The Troubles didn't leave. And all because he pulled the trigger. (All because he dared to believe, for once in his life, that something good could be his.) Season 4
Haven, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 5, words: 35k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 6/24 published: 3/21, [Nathan W., Audrey P.]
9 Daring To Love » Belle is not as strong as others (not as brave as she would wish), and so sometimes she does wonder why she loves Rumplestiltskin (why she will not give up on him). But only sometimes. (A companion piece to 'Dealing For Trust')
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 4, words: 29k+, favs: 10, follows: 6, updated: 4/18 published: 4/6, [Belle/Lacey, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold]
4 The Appearance Of Unkindness "She's right. People warned her about me and they were right to. She was only there because she thought she could change me, but you know, Bae, you know better than anyone, I hurt whatever I touch." After years of slow and careful courtship, Belle and Mr. Gold are finally going on a date. If only the town's fears and their own insecurities wouldn't get in the way...
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 13k+, favs: 10, follows: 2, 3/8, [Belle/Lacey, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold] Neal C./Baelfire
9 Spinning Falsehoods » "Do you know who I am?" Rumplestiltskin asks, and Belle lies. "No," she says. It's a lie, and a well-intentioned one at that, so why does it all spiral so quickly out of control? (After being rescued before she can cross the town line, Belle takes the opportunity for some breathing room to figure out what she wants from Rumplestiltskin.)
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, chapters: 2, words: 18k+, favs: 13, follows: 5, updated: 1/27 published: 1/23, [Belle/Lacey, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold]
8 Between The Lines: Allies » It's like her kidnapper took her and tied her up and bled her dry of everything she knows. Everything she is. Her effectiveness. Her ability to reach the Troubled. Her fearlessness. With gashes in her wrists and thoughts bouncing aimlessly inside her skull, Audrey wonders if all she is capable of doing is failing. Season 3
Haven, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 8, words: 61k+, favs: 7, follows: 4, updated: 8/16/2019 published: 6/6/2019, Audrey P., Nathan W.
17 Smoke And Words » Somewhere, there are white walls. Four of them, tall and padded and unyielding. In those white walls, there is a girl who used to sing but now only screams. Sometimes, when she falls silent, there is another voice, a silvery clarion voice that spirals and builds and comforts, erecting beautiful constructs in her mind. And sometimes...sometimes she dreams of another world.
Hunger Games, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 44k+, favs: 23, follows: 18, updated: 3/16/2019 published: 2/24/2019, Katniss E., Peeta M.
9 Between The Lines: Partners » There are only two things Nathan knows for certain, two constants around which his life revolve. The first is that Haven hides a multitude of secrets, and none of them are good news for him. The second absolute is newer but he is even more sure of it than he is of Haven's secrets. Because the second thing he relies on absolutely is Audrey Parker. Season 2
Haven, T, English, Sci-Fi & Romance, chapters: 8, words: 51k+, favs: 9, follows: 5, updated: 2/22/2019 published: 11/17/2018, Audrey P., Nathan W.
7 Man Versus Dark One » Rumple lives a monotonous life with very few options available to him, all thanks to the betrayal of one of his oldest friends. So when that same friend sends him a strange dagger, he's not surprised it brings him trouble, though he might rethink that when it also brings a beautiful woman named Belle into his life. Chuck AU
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 2, words: 18k+, favs: 4, follows: 15, updated: 1/29/2019 published: 3/20/2014, [Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey] Neal C./Baelfire, Regina M./The Evil Queen
13 What If? » What if...something happened to change the story we all know? What if...different decisions were made? What if...we had an excuse to explore more of that wonderful relationship between Clark Kent and Lois Lane? Four seasons, four chapters, four could-have-beens.
Lois and Clark, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 4, words: 42k+, favs: 19, follows: 7, updated: 1/26/2019 published: 11/17/2018, Lois L., Clark K./Superman
34Quotable » A phrase, a question, a statement, a throwaway reply - these can all betray our innermost thoughts. A selection of single lines of dialogue from each episode, seconds in time that show what's beneath the surface.
Lois and Clark, K+, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 74, words: 40k+, favs: 6, follows: 8, updated: 12/1/2018 published: 3/18/2014, [Clark K./Superman, Lois L.]
4 Between The Lines: Friends » "Are you a cop or something?" she asks. He lets out a sound she thinks is supposed to be a laugh but instead sounds like a bitter scoff. "No. Not a cop. Name's Nathan Wuornos. I'm a reporter for the Haven Herald." Season 1
Haven, T, English, Romance & Sci-Fi, chapters: 8, words: 53k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, updated: 11/10/2018 published: 9/1/2018, Audrey P., Nathan W.
50 Ghost Of A Chance » "I want to try," Lois says. "I want to see if I can love you. In other words, will you go on a date with me?" Clark wants to be happy. He wants to be overjoyed. Instead, he only feels guilty. As if he has coerced her into doing this. As if he has ruined everything by telling her he loved her. But it's his only chance...so he takes it. AU of Season 1 finale
Lois and Clark, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 20, words: 114k+, favs: 40, follows: 28, updated: 12/31/2016 published: 4/28/2016, Lois L., Clark K./Superman
19 Banked Flames And Burned Bread » A spark can catch fire in an instant, and before Katniss ever even knew he was alive, Peeta was already on fire. / In some ways, Katniss fell in love with Peeta the minute those burned loaves of bread hit the muddy ground.
Hunger Games, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 21k+, favs: 41, follows: 12, updated: 5/6/2016 published: 4/29/2016, Katniss E., Peeta M.
145 Newsworthy » The story that never should have been told is told, and Lois and Clark, along with the world, are left shattered in its wake.
Lois and Clark, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 26, words: 136k+, favs: 61, follows: 44, updated: 12/1/2015 published: 5/13/2015, Clark K./Superman, Lois L., Jimmy O.
42 Man Or Monster? » Lies grow and build and feed on each other until they become an unsolvable puzzle. Clark's tired of trying to solve the puzzle, tired of trying to keep his separate lives balanced while watching the woman he loves fall victim to Luthor, so he does the only thing he can think to do. He tells the truth. (Set during the Season 1 finale)
Lois and Clark, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 8, words: 63k+, favs: 56, follows: 17, updated: 6/10/2014 published: 5/21/2014, Clark K./Superman, Lois L.
69Once Upon Another Time » Every decision sets the course of history. Every person, hero or villain, has a story stretching back to one pivotal moment. What happened if that moment changed? What would happen if Rumplestiltskin didn't become the Dark One? But no matter how much changes, no matter how different history is, some things will always remain the same.
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Fantasy & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 88k+, favs: 22, follows: 42, updated: 5/13/2014 published: 3/18/2014, [Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey] Neal C./Baelfire, David N./Prince Charming
5 The Price Of Tears Little Rum and Belle are friends now, but he still hasn't succeeded in getting his bear back from Regina. With Rum's deals and Belle's help, though, all things are possible. Sequel to 'The Value Of A Smile.'
Once Upon a Time, K, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 12, follows: 1, 9/16/2013, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey
11 The Heart Of The Beast Take the heart of a beast and you control it. That's what Rumplestiltskin taught Regina, so when she learns he has a heart himself, she follows his instructions and shows him the apprentice has become the master - she takes the heart of the Beast.
Once Upon a Time, K+, English, Drama & Romance, words: 7k+, favs: 37, follows: 6, 9/3/2013, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey, Regina M./The Evil Queen
9 Implications Petty rivalries and attempts to secure power mark the dealings between magic-users in the Enchanted Forest, so when Maleficent comes to the Dark Castle for a visit, it's only natural that she tries to make trouble between Belle and Rumplestiltskin.
Once Upon a Time, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 7k+, favs: 30, follows: 4, 8/24/2013, Rumpelstiltskin/Mr. Gold, Belle/Lacey, Maleficent