425A Black Swan » "Do you know when I first started loving you?" How could she? It was a ridiculous question. He hadn't realised himself. It had taken him by surprise, impacted him like little else. Looking back, even now, it was impossible to understand. Her appearance had been one of those moments. Their moment. A Black Swan moment.
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 43, words: 299k+, favs: 68, follows: 99, updated: 1/25 published: 11/20/2020
8 Songbird "You can't escape your problems, you have to face them!" And who better to face them with, than Maria?
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Family, words: 6k+, favs: 12, follows: 4, 12/15/2022
92 Someone You Loved » The first notes from the violins interrupted the buzzing crowd, sending a murmur around the room. After a few bars, the tenor of the cello joined them, with the rest of the orchestra following moments later. A tentative glance towards the couples confirmed just how happy they were. But then, a Strauss waltz had a way of warming a cold heart, had a way of drawing a smile.
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 57k+, favs: 38, follows: 37, updated: 11/10/2020 published: 12/18/2019, Georg vT., Maria R., Elsa S.
17 On A Hot Summer Night It was hot. Stifling hot. It had been all day. That kind of oppressive, humid heat where the air is heavy and thick, where you pray for the evening's cool air to arrive early, or a thunderstorm to roll down from the Alps. But some nights, it's just impossible to cool down…
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330 Calling Out Your Name » Like a restless dream, impossible to ignore, it wraps itself around you and refuses to let go. Unforgettable, it can't be denied. Before it's even had a chance to fully reveal itself, before you try to find words to give it meaning, it sets you hurtling off course. There's no warning. You have no say, no control. Before you even realise what's happened, it's too late…
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 164k+, favs: 103, follows: 84, updated: 12/4/2019 published: 11/14/2018
223 Promise » Life is full of promise. After all, it's part of the human condition. It's the potential, the possibilities, that we rely on, that we draw on, when hope starts to fade. It's the grounds for expectation, anticipation. It's all the assurances and declarations that encourage us to expose our vulnerable hearts.
Sound of Music, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 27, words: 142k+, favs: 100, follows: 82, updated: 10/21/2018 published: 9/3/2017, Georg vT., Maria R.
91 Come Away With Me » Love is everywhere. Often, it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there. If you look for it, you'll find that love actually is all around. But sometimes, it requires a little Christmas magic…
Sound of Music, T, English, Romance, chapters: 8, words: 43k+, favs: 96, follows: 43, updated: 4/22/2018 published: 12/9/2017, Georg vT., Maria R.
235 Rules of Engagement » The rules of engagement are designed to determine what information is given, at what time, to whom and in what manner. It is important to understand that when a concession is granted, something will be demanded in return. Sometimes the rules of engagement are not set in stone...
Sound of Music, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 15, words: 81k+, favs: 98, follows: 63, updated: 7/15/2017 published: 2/21/2017, Georg vT., Maria R.
87 On the Terrace » The late afternoon breeze stirring across the lake was a welcome relief as the warm afternoon sun inched its way towards the horizon. Amongst the lengthening shadows, dragonflies dipped and rose just above the water's surface, sending the smaller insects skittering out of their way. Georg breathed deeply, contentedly.
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