105 Tomorrow Was Made for Some » Reese and Carter navigate rough waters through a year of shocks and challenges that threaten their shaky relationship. Fusco, Shaw, and Finch offer well timed support through the unfolding crisis. Rated a strong T for adult sexuality and its messy, unplanned consequences. This multi-chapter story was co-authored with the patient and talented rose griffes.
Person of Interest, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 38k+, favs: 26, follows: 21, updated: 10/28/2015 published: 10/14/2015, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter, Lionel F.
13 Baby Carnage » The tranquil peace of Detective Riley's apartment couldn't last forever; a new villain on a mission disrupts Reese and Carter's morning routine. This two-chapter story follows on developments in another tale, "Dominion," about the tightening grip of the city's newest gang, The Brotherhood.
Person of Interest, T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 5, follows: 5, updated: 4/6/2015 published: 4/3/2015
10 Dominion When the threat to her extended family comes home in a most cruel manner, an undaunted Carter marches straight into the urban swamp to confront Dominic, the composed and brutal leader of The Brotherhood. Though this story is AU it contains spoilers for several episodes of season four. #JossCarterisEternal
Person of Interest, T, English, Suspense & Crime, words: 5k+, favs: 9, follows: 7, 12/2/2014
15 In Treatment: A Policeman's Lot The NYPD psychiatric evaluation was mandatory, but for John Reese the truths it unveiled were worth the effort. Lionel Fusco, Joss Carter, and just a dab of the Machine round out the story. Spoilers for Season 4, Episode 5 "Prophets," because the idea of Reese in the shrink's office was far too good to pass up.
Person of Interest, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 5k+, favs: 17, follows: 9, 10/30/2014, J. Reese, Detective Carter, Lionel F.
19 Brazen On a steamy Sunday morning, Reese and Carter cross paths in a fancy ladies clothing boutique. A little shopping, a little romance, and a bit of intrigue ensue. Frothy and rated a strong T, so enjoy.
Person of Interest, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 12, follows: 11, 6/3/2014, J. Reese, Detective Carter, OC
94 Selfie In Blue » As the mystery deepens around a homeless teenage girl ensnared in an international crime syndicate, John Reese grapples with bouts of regret and nostalgia. Carter and Finch help solve the case even as their involvement complicates Reese's life.
Person of Interest, T, English, Mystery & Drama, chapters: 9, words: 19k+, favs: 9, follows: 18, updated: 4/24/2014 published: 4/8/2014, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter, C. Elias
14 Ice Even the simple things, like removing impacted ice and building a normal life, confound John Reese as the winter drags on. Taylor Carter unwittingly lends a helping hand. A drabble written for the Ordinary Tasks challenge on POI Discussion Forum.
Person of Interest, K, English, Friendship & Family, words: 963, favs: 4, follows: 1, 3/13/2014, J. Reese, Taylor C.
8 Tannenbaum Joss Carter's Christmas tree is long past its prime; her son is an unwilling accomplice in dismantling it. Harold Finch swoops in to offer timely help.
Person of Interest, K, English, Friendship & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 2/25/2014, H. Finch, Detective Carter, Taylor C.
49 Doubt: Three Vignettes from the Dead of Winter » In the weeks after she leaves the hospital, Joss Carter's health crisis fades, but the emotional scars linger. Reese and Finch are buffeted by the high winds of this unprecedented storm. This story is a sequel to three others which deal with the near-fatal shooting of Reese and Carter: Full of Sound, Convalescence, and Recuperation.
Person of Interest, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 12, follows: 8, updated: 2/5/2014 published: 1/30/2014, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter
15 Recuperation As Joss Carter lies gravely wounded in a hospital bed, mob boss Carl Elias vows to protect her. When he encounters John Reese at her bedside, a strange alliance between the gangster and the vigilante is sealed. This is a companion story to "Convalescence."
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 22, follows: 7, 12/19/2013, J. Reese, C. Elias
10 Convalescence After the violent shooting, John Reese lies severely wounded in a safe house. He knows he needs lots of rest to recover and get back out on the street to hunt down Simmons, the man who attacked him and Joss Carter. But well-meaning help from friends interferes with the healing process. This story is a direct follow-on to "Full of Sound," which recounted the devastating assault.
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 11, follows: 5, 12/19/2013, J. Reese, H. Finch
16 Full of Sound John Reese, Joss Carter, and Harold Finch meet at midnight for two minutes full of blood and terror that reverberate for a lifetime. Spoilers for S3, E10 The Crossing. Except no one dies.
Person of Interest, T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 5, 12/6/2013, J. Reese, H. Finch, Detective Carter
13 Coffee and Oblivion, Four Weeks Later At the edge of nothingness, where all he can see is her eyes, the tug of a comradely insight can mean everything. Spoilers for S2, E13 "Dead Reckoning." This extended drabble was based on a prompt by PiscesChikk who wondered what Fusco and Reese might say to each other on a coffee break after the traumatic events of Prisoners Dilemma and Dead Reckoning.
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Friendship, words: 745, favs: 7, follows: 2, 11/4/2013, J. Reese, Lionel F.
14 Safeguard With Joss Carter on a dangerous mission with an uncertain target, the protective instincts that drive John Reese kick into overdrive. But when the vigil ends, who guards the guardian? Spoilers for S3, E3 "Lady Killer."
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 20, follows: 11, 10/15/2013, [J. Reese, Detective Carter]
17 Rematch: The Romantic Both John Reese and Carl Elias know only one way to play the game: attack. To extricate themselves and Joss Carter from a grim predicament, the two men meet for a high-stakes match in which all their lives hang in the balance. This story is a sequel to Castle Long.
Person of Interest, K, English, Drama & Suspense, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 7, 8/8/2013, J. Reese, Detective Carter, C. Elias
21 Castle Long A daring manoeuvre has unforeseen emotional consequences for both Joss Carter and Carl Elias in this dangerous game. The shade of John Reese occupies a crucial position in the middle of this tense and revealing match between the cop and the mob kingpin. Spoilers for season two finale, God Mode. The sequel to this story is Rematch: The Romantic.
Person of Interest, K, English, Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 12, follows: 6, 8/2/2013, Detective Carter, C. Elias
29 The Sweet Science » Free tickets to a boxing match give John Reese and Joss Carter a night on the town and a chance to explore the erotic collision that is their relationship.
Person of Interest, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 15, follows: 9, 7/24/2013, J. Reese, Detective Carter
57 Blue Alibi » A tragic case in Upstate New York confounds John Reese and Lionel Fusco, drawing them into the dangerous rapids of a family in turmoil. Their assumptions and hopes about friendship and romance are threatened as they race to solve the mystery before it engulfs them.
Person of Interest, T, English, Suspense & Friendship, chapters: 9, words: 17k+, favs: 9, follows: 7, updated: 7/19/2013 published: 7/10/2013, J. Reese, Lionel F.
27 Wonderland » To re-enforce their fragile bonds of trust, Reese takes Carter on a tour of an exclusive men's club, a challenging fantasy land of indulgence and recreation. Two chapters.
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 8, follows: 9, updated: 6/12/2013 published: 6/10/2013, J. Reese, Detective Carter
21 Hold Off the Earth Awhile In the hours immediately after the events of In Extremis, Reese and Carter - separated, isolated, and shaken - ponder the meaning of the gruesome acts they have performed.
Person of Interest, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 10, follows: 5, 5/2/2013, J. Reese, Detective Carter