And now this retrospective comes to my first story solely from Natalie's point of view. "Time Out for the Living" was a nominee in the 2000 FK Fanfiction Awards, an honor that still surprises and delights me.
|•||Title:||"Time Out for the Living"|
|•||Date:||Posted to FKFic-L in March 2000|
|•||Summary:||Unsettling phone calls, uncanny dreams and an unexpected day off push Natalie to examine her life outside the lab.|
|•||Setting:||Between first season and second|
|•||Characters:||Natalie, Richard, Grace, Sidney, Sara, Amy|
|•||Quotation:||"Since Richie died, she had kept herself busy, and busier, until all the times in which these thoughts might have caught up with her had been squeezed out and away."|