18Black Coffee » 1906. Spot Conlon is working the Red Hook docks, rebuilding his reputation among the rowdiest laborers in the city. He's making progress, until one night he's ambushed. A junior reporter searching for an inside scoop discovers him badly injured and makes him an offer: information in exchange for a place to stay until he's ready for revenge. Will he accept her offer, or walk away?
Newsies, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 17k+, favs: 7, follows: 8, updated: 6/29 published: 4/29, Spot C.
16 The World Will End in Fire » Post-Newsies. Sarah Jacobs has been trying for two years to lay her little brother to rest after an unexpected disaster. What happened to Les, and will Sarah ever recover?
Newsies, T, English, Drama & Tragedy, chapters: 8, words: 9k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 7/22/2013 published: 5/10/2012, Sarah J., Les J.
The Amazing Adventures of the Real Escapist The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. What really happened when Tracy Bacon didn't propose to the Lovely Helen Portola, and how did he end up in a tower with Sam Clay? An exploration of a scene only hinted at by Chabon.
Misc. Books, K+, English, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 3/5/2013