January 13th, 2008

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FK Fanfic: "Time Out for the Living"

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"
  •   Length: ~6,700 words
  •   Date: Posted to FKFic-L in March 2000
  •   Rating: PG
  •   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."