10Growing Beyond » Rey Smith has landed her dream job, teaching Physics at Alderaan Grammar School but she has not been there a day when she realises that there's something rotten in the Alderaan education system and that something is centred around their rival school, Starkiller Academy and its enigmatic headmaster, Kylo Ren, puppet principal for the shady First Order multi-academy trust.
Star Wars, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 18k+, favs: 13, follows: 15, updated: 6/10/2018 published: 4/15/2018, Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo
782University Challenge » Modern university AU. Mary is an Oxbridge reject with a past, Anna and John are in the friendship zone, Sybil has a secret life out of school, Matthew and Lavinia are stuck in a rut, and Downton is owned by the National Trust. Drama and hijinks naturally ensue. Chapter 25: Over the summer holidays, Matthew and Mary navigate their new relationship.
Downton Abbey, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 25, words: 112k+, favs: 313, follows: 551, updated: 12/25/2015 published: 8/15/2011, Matthew C., Mary C., Sybil C., Anna S.
10 Ballroom Farce Charles is back from Poland and what could be more natural than for Mary to welcome him back with a trip to London's hottest night club? But neither could have anticipated bumping into old acquaintances in the shape of Mabel Lane Fox and Sir Richard Carlisle. Written for the Pigs in Blankets 2014 Secret Santa challenge for Scarlet Secret.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 9, follows: 2, 1/1/2015, Mary C., R. Carlisle, C. Blake
10 Paris in the Springtime "When you do decide you want to come home, Mary, write to me and I'll come to Paris for you." A sequel to "Thoroughly Modern Mary".
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 11/8/2014, Matthew C., Mary C.
13 True Love is but a Woman's Toy A trip to the theatre gives Charles Blake a chance to get rid of Tony once and for all, but at what cost to him and Mary? Inspired by the preview for 5x07. Charles/Mary.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 3k+, favs: 6, follows: 1, 10/27/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
12 When Mary Met Mabel "On returning to her aunt's house, Mary was astonished to find Mabel Lane Fox making herself at home in the drawing room." Mary meets her match and Charles Blake's schemes come under fire. Set between 5x05 and 5x06.
Downton Abbey, K, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, 10/26/2014
10 Join Me It is a Friday in the middle of May at Downton Abbey and the hottest day of the year so far. Charles Blake is expected after dinner and Mary is stifling from anticipation and heat. What's a girl to do but wander down to the lake? Inspired by a graphic on tumblr.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, 5/21/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
8 When the Cows Come Home The cows are due to arrive at Downton Abbey and Charles Blake is on hand to help settle them in. But the course of true animal husbandry never did run smooth. Now Christmas Special compliant and including the long-awaited Epilogue! More romantic than the summary might suggest... (Then again, whoever thought a scene involving dehydrated pigs would be hot!)
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 14, follows: 1, 2/22/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
5 That Certain Night After an evening at the theatre, Mary and Charles wander home through the warm London night. Inconsequential fluff and fantasy for those who wish Julian Ovenden had sung in the Christmas Special.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 2/22/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
13Drabbles by Silvestria » Drabbles I have on the Downton Abbey Forums and elsewhere. Different character and pairing focuses, upstairs and downstairs from Edith/Patrick to Gwen via old Mr. Molesley and Kemal Pamuk. NEW! Two Mary/Charles and one Mary/Richard drabbles.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, chapters: 3, words: 2k+, favs: 5, follows: 3, updated: 2/17/2014 published: 8/11/2011
4 Anything But You "I find - perhaps to my surprise - that since I left, I can't think of anything but you."
Downton Abbey, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, 2/17/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
1 Truth or Dare While on leave and visiting friends, Sargent George Crawley gets drawn into a game with little Ruthie Elms and her odd friend from London.
Downton Abbey & Hour, 2011, K, English, Friendship & Angst, words: 469, 2/17/2014, George C., Freddie Lyon
3 Round the Bend After the bazaar, two of Mary's desire of suitors drive off together. But what on earth do they talk about?
Downton Abbey, K, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 7, follows: 1, 2/17/2014, Anthony F., C. Blake
3 Before Dawn After the pigs are settled and before the scrambled eggs, there is the walk back to the Abbey in the still, summer darkness...
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance, words: 994, favs: 1, 2/17/2014, Mary C., C. Blake
3 Country Life A photo opportunity with the pigs proves too much for Mary and Charles. Implied future relationship.
Downton Abbey, K, English, Humor, words: 830, favs: 2, follows: 1, 2/17/2014, Robert C., Mary C., C. Blake
3 Jewel in the Pram Charles has an encounter with baby George and his Mama at the bazaar. (Not quite a missing scene because originally written before 4x07.)
Downton Abbey, K, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 2/17/2014, Mary C., George C., C. Blake
6 On the Way Home "I had a dream. A dream of long ago." Spoilers for the 50th Anniversary Special.
Doctor Who, K, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, favs: 26, follows: 7, 11/23/2013, Rose T., 10th Doctor Duplicate
5 Skirmish Charles Blake has some bad news for Mary Crawley at the Downton bazaar. Inspired by 4x08 pictures and written before 4x07 - so sadly, no porky spoilers!
Downton Abbey, K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 11/5/2013, Mary C., C. Blake
4 Of Pigs and Men What this fandom really needs is more stories involving pig sex. Inspired by 4x07 spoilers and things the actors have said. Mary/Blake leaning. PG-13 for puerile innuendo.
Downton Abbey, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 5, 11/3/2013, Mary C., C. Blake
7A Very Civil War Late one night, Mary Crawley drinks whiskey with Charles Blake. He's talking about politics, she's hardly listening... What could possibly happen next? Written in response to a tumblr prompt and has subsequently taken wings. S04 spoilers.
Downton Abbey, K+, English, Romance & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, 10/20/2013, Mary C., C. Blake