144 Witness » Sequel to "A Bitter Pill": The head of the group home Ryan stayed at is ready to stand trial for second-degree murder. Ryan is set to take the stand and testify against him, facing the man who abused him.
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 32k+, favs: 33, follows: 37, updated: 12/27/2020 published: 8/19/2019, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
48 The Wake Up Call Pilot episode. Sandy allows Ryan to go with his mother when she picks him up from juvie. Then the unthinkable happens.
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 15, follows: 9, 6/16/2019, Ryan A., Sandy C., Dawn A.
747 A Bitter Pill » AU story taking place after the model home fire. Luke and his friends face assault charges for beating Ryan. Injured Ryan/caring Cohen's.
O.C., T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 61k+, favs: 117, follows: 105, updated: 4/10/2019 published: 6/28/2017, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C., Luke W.
39 The Little King This is my little take on the moment when Sandy and Ryan are waiting for Dawn outside juvie in the Pilot episode; rewriting and casting a nicer light upon Kirsten. Rated T for language and some strong dialog.
O.C., T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 21, follows: 7, 5/22/2017, Ryan A., Sandy C., Kirsten C.
885 Faith, Hope and Charity » When Trey is released early from prison, the Cohen's welcome him as part of their family. But they soon regret their kindness when Trey's past catches up to him and he quickly falls back to his old ways, placing Ryan in grave danger. This story is the conclusion to "A Deal With the Devil" and "To Be Seventeen".
O.C., T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 27, words: 108k+, favs: 50, follows: 59, updated: 4/30/2017 published: 5/13/2015, Ryan A.
627 A Deal With the Devil » A sequel to the story "To Be Seventeen", the Cohen's make plans to adopt Ryan as he begins to adjust to life in Newport, much to Caleb's dismay. When Caleb concocts a plan to rid his family of Ryan, he quickly begins to realize he may have actually made a deal with the devil.
O.C., T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 44, words: 159k+, favs: 101, follows: 93, updated: 4/29/2015 published: 10/14/2013, Ryan A.
10 A New Mom This takes place during The Gamble. Just a short conversation between Kirsten and Ryan that I wish occurred after Dawn leaves her son for the second time.
O.C., K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 702, favs: 26, follows: 6, 11/18/2013, Ryan A., Kirsten C.
179 To Be Seventeen » When Sandy is unable to locate Ryan's mother, he and Kirsten decide to become his legal guardians. But, what happens when Dawn returns and wants Ryan back? Does she really have her son's best interest at heart and can she be trusted? Unstable/neglectful Dawn, hurt/sick Ryan.
O.C., T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 47k+, favs: 131, follows: 106, updated: 9/21/2013 published: 4/15/2013, Ryan A.
79 The Beguiled » Ryan moves back to Chino believing he is the father of Theresa's baby, but the Cohens think Theresa is hiding something. Will their interference in his life push him away and, if so, will it be too late to reach him when the truth comes out?
O.C., T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 21, words: 40k+, favs: 29, follows: 23, updated: 3/21/2013 published: 6/13/2012, Ryan A.