137Dreams are Only Blue » AU. Nine-year-old Spencer Reid is brilliant, but he's too young to fully grasp the trauma threatening to bury him. Alex Blake buried her nine-year-old son and accepted that she just wasn't meant to be a mother. The BAU team takes on a case that ends up throwing them together, and Spencer is sent to live with Alex and her husband, and everything changes. (The Spencer Blake AU)
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 11, words: 61k+, favs: 98, follows: 146, updated: 9h published: 9/7/2020, S. Reid, Diana R., Alex B., James B.
253Patron Saint of Lost Causes » They all ended up at boarding school for different reasons, but they ended becoming a makeshift family of their own. And thank goodness for that, because they might not survive the school year without each other. Chapter 21: some things get better. some things get worse. some things loom ominously in the distance.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Drama & Family, chapters: 21, words: 148k+, favs: 109, follows: 126, updated: 1/22 published: 5/29/2020, A. Hotchner/Hotch, E. Prentiss, S. Reid, Alex B.
16catch me, I'm falling Spencer overhears the older kids talking and thinks they're talking about him. Heartbroken, he resolves to stay out of everybody's way so they won't think he's a burden anymore. But he manages to catch the stomach bug that's been going around, and despite his best efforts he can't manage on his own. Part of the Patron Saint of Lost Causes canon. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
Criminal Minds, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 8k+, favs: 23, follows: 12, 8/10/2020, A. Hotchner/Hotch, S. Reid, Alex B.
162Waving Through a Window » Spencer grew up too fast, too harsh, too lonely. His "intellect is a shield which protects him from his emotions" and for a long time he thought he could be just fine without connections. The team, however, has other ideas. Part 16: he's trying so hard to get through withdrawal, but he needs to learn to accept help
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 25, words: 145k+, favs: 116, follows: 130, updated: 7/15/2020 published: 3/22/2020, D. Morgan, E. Prentiss, Jennifer J./JJ, S. Reid
11 you've been holding on a long time Spencer's life is a collection of unaddressed trauma. There's a thin thread connecting his cardiac arrest in a remote cabin in Georgia, to the migraines that refuse to relent, to the seizures that threaten him all the way to the end. But even a thin thread is something to hold onto, stubborn and sheer spite keeping him sewn together. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
Criminal Minds, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 4k+, favs: 40, follows: 13, 6/19/2020, A. Hotchner/Hotch, S. Reid, Alex B., Maeve
8how to say I love you Spencer had forgotten how to say "I love you." But he had to learn how to hear it first before he could say it back, and he had to say it his own ways. Part of the Patron Saint universe. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
Criminal Minds, K+, English, Family & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 14, follows: 7, 6/12/2020
46 Sure As Hell Ain't Normal » Modern AU. Hiccup was diagnosed with Crohn's disease when he was ten and life has been upside down since. Maybe the blonde girl in the room next door can help him make sense of things. Or maybe she'll make it even more confusing.
How to Train Your Dragon, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 125, follows: 116, updated: 2/5/2019 published: 11/20/2014, Astrid, Hiccup, Stoick, Valka
34Such Great Heights » They thought they lost Eleven for good. But secrets are coming to light, and they just might be able to save her after all. And once she's safe, she can have a chance for a normal life, as a normal kid...as long as they can keep her hidden.
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 5, words: 27k+, favs: 50, follows: 60, updated: 11/28/2016 published: 10/8/2016
9 Little Girl Lost Joyce and Hopper were so concerned about saving one child that they didn't realize they were sacrificing another until it was too late. Based on episodes seven and eight. Oneshot.
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 5k+, favs: 56, follows: 20, 9/10/2016
95A Smallish Viking with a Longish Name » "You know. Small boy. Red hair. Freckles. You were going to have him exiled this morning." A series of drabbles based on headcanons for one particular Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III. Part #9: "Childhood"
How to Train Your Dragon, T, English, Drama & Humor, chapters: 9, words: 14k+, favs: 190, follows: 154, updated: 11/20/2014 published: 10/24/2014, Astrid, Hiccup, Stoick, Valka
31Like Real People Do Hiccup, now that he's seventeen, has a lot of problems. Like the fact that he just now got his growth spurt. And that he has to spend a week aboard ship fighting seasickness. And that he has to spend that week hiding from Astrid Hofferson so she doesn't realize how gawky and seasick and totally in love with her he is. It's fine, though. Astrid already has everything under control.
How to Train Your Dragon, T, English, Humor & Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 104, follows: 64, 10/21/2014, Astrid, Hiccup
34Haunt Me in Colors I've Never Seen Modern AU. Astrid wasn't too concerned when her soulmate mark appeared. Whoever it is will show up someday, right? Right now she's got more important things to worry about. Hiccstrid.
How to Train Your Dragon, K+, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 107, follows: 126, 10/20/2014, Astrid, Hiccup
14 Passing Moments Just a little AU moment in which Valka was never taken by the dragons, and the Haddock family is all together. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
How to Train Your Dragon, K+, English, Family & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 93, follows: 30, 10/17/2014, Gobber, Hiccup, Stoick, Valka
25The Mermaid and the Dragon Astrid saves Hiccup from drowning. Only she's a mermaid, and he's a dragon. Well, kind of a dragon. He's cursed. AU (clearly).
How to Train Your Dragon, K+, English, Drama & Adventure, words: 2k+, favs: 67, follows: 77, 10/12/2014
37Little Talks » Valka went looking for the Night Fury that escaped the dragons' nest, and ended up finding her son instead. An AU where Hiccup finds his mother during the events of the first movie, and things change just a bit.
How to Train Your Dragon, K+, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 3, words: 15k+, favs: 282, follows: 187, updated: 10/10/2014 published: 10/3/2014, Hiccup, Stoick, Toothless, Valka
8k+Tumbled » A series of unrelated drabbles originally published on Tumblr, some just for fun and some as prompt fills. Drabble #291: "Insomnia"
Glee, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 291, words: 287k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 924, updated: 5/27/2014 published: 5/1/2011, Kurt H., Finn H., Burt H., Blaine A.
93Sweeter Than Heaven, Hotter Than Hell » AU. Kurt and Blaine met as children, when Kurt had wings and Blaine didn't. But when the laws change, their lives change too. What can they do when their very lives are considered illegal? Written for the Klaine reverse bang.
Glee, T, English, Angst & Supernatural, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 63, follows: 128, updated: 9/11/2013 published: 9/6/2013, Kurt H., Blaine A.
236Skip a Beat » Blaine is stuck working in his mother's flower shop after his recording contract in NYC fell through. Kurt is a reclusive blogger and the young single father to a six-year-old boy. There was probably no chance for their paths to ever cross, but fate didn't count on little Gabriel Hummel stepping in to make his daddy and the flower man happy. Klaine.
Glee, K+, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 6, words: 13k+, favs: 164, follows: 401, updated: 9/10/2013 published: 8/25/2013, Kurt H., Blaine A.
32 This is Probably a Bad Idea Blaine thinks it's a great idea to go camping for the fourth of July. Kurt definitely does not agree. Klaine. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
Glee, K+, English, Humor & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 80, follows: 17, 7/4/2013, Kurt H., Finn H., Blaine A.
29 You're Crashing, But You're No Wave Part of SwingGirlAtHeart's One in Four verse; based on the Shooting Star episode. When a gunman breaks into McKinley and Kurt breaks from reality, Finn has to hold things together, even if everything is slipping through his fingers. Oneshot. COMPLETE.
Glee, T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 7k+, favs: 79, follows: 31, 4/16/2013, Kurt H., Finn H., Burt H., Carole H.