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Summary:

A collection of Caryl drabbles, ficlets, and one-shots all based on dialogue prompts I've either been sent or stumbled upon someplace or another.  Wink

 

Chapter 19:   She’s pale as porcelain and just as fragile in this moment, a broken doll crumpled in his shadow as bullets rain all around them, but he ain’t worried about the fight.  Only thing on his mind is her

 

Alternatively, something Shae hopes never happens onscreen. 


Rated: M
Categories: Headcanon, Oneshot, Drabbles, Season 1, Season 2, Season 2/3 Interlude, Season 3, Season 3/4 Interlude, Season 4, Season 4/5 Interlude, Season 5, Season 5/6 Interlude, Season 6, Season 7, Post-Series, Alternate Universe
Characters: None
Genres: Romance
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Completed: No
Word count: 13785 Read: 3962
Published: May 15, 2017 Updated: October 15, 2017



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 Because Across the Universe(s) is coming to an end, but my ideas are not, lol.

 

A collection of Caryl drabbles, ficlets, and one-shots all based on dialogue prompts I've either been sent or stumbled upon someplace or another.  Wink

 

All ratings are possible, multiple characters are probable, and there is always the potential for spoilers/speculation. 

 

Enjoy. 

1. "Can I kiss you?" by Shae [Reviews - 4] Liked (319 words)

2. "I can't let you do that." by Shae [Reviews - 4] Liked (450 words)

I don’t even know what this is, guys.  Speculation?  Wishful thinking?  I really don’t know.  Just me working through some dialogue prompts trying to shake the writer’s block dust off, and I guess I’ve been reading and checking out too many filming spoilers/pics, lol.  This probably has literally zero basis in reality, but eh.  I don’t care.  Anything that gets the creative juices flowing again can’t be all bad, huh?  I’m not 100% happy with it, but then again, I never am, lol. 

 

Just a moment in an alleyway. 

3. "They always make shower sex sound so appealing, but honestly? This is getting dangerous." by Shae [Reviews - 1] (103 words)

Established Caryl in Alexandria.  Post Season 7, wishful thinking Season 8.  After shit is settled. 

4. "Hey, hey. Calm down. They can't hurt you anymore." by Shae [Reviews - 1] Liked (679 words)

Season 8 wishful thinking.  Just a quiet midnight moment between Daryl and Carol. 

 

Right now, she’s counting each steady beat of his heart as her breath grows long, and the shadows hold the softness of possibility. 

 

 

5. "Mm. Your kid before five in the morning." by Shae [Reviews - 2] Liked (1116 words)

Totally AU.  Fluffy, married Caryl with kids.  That’s about it.  No real plot to think of, and it’s about as filling as cotton candy, but I needed the pick-me-up, and it seems some on my dash need it as well.  Enjoy. 

 

Just a lazy Saturday morning. 

6. "You left without saying goodbye...I hate you for that." by Shae [Reviews - 3] Liked (655 words)

So.  This is a weird little ball of angst set post Season 7 into Season 8 (if *I* were writing the show, hahaha, they’d be in every episode together and we’d get all of this and then some).  I started writing it for the smut challenge over at 9L, but I lost my nerve half-way through.  It’s pretty different than my original, more fleshed out, explicit vision, but what can I say?  I’m a chicken when it comes to exposing you guys to any smut that I write and tend to tone things down.  Way down.  No tomatoes, please.   Dodging Tomatoes

 

because she gives him her body.  but not her demons. 

 

Rated M for adult language and sexual situations,  Remember.  No tomatoes, lol.    Dodging TomatoesAnd please forgive any insomnia-overlooked typos. 

7. "The way you flirt is just shameful." by Shae [Reviews - 2] (100 words)

Hmm.  Let’s see.  I’m thinking early Prison era with this one, so Season 3.  Although, it doesn’t have to be anchored to any concrete timeline to work, IMO. 

 

Alternatively, the one where Daryl acts like a big cat.  Because that super cute Caryl art is going around again, and it’s partially responsible for this.  

8. "Come back to bed." by Shae [Reviews - 1] Liked (440 words)

This one’s silly and pretty much sucks, lol.  I didn’t do the picture in my head any justice at all, but I had a mighty need, so.  I may even take it down and do a redo later (but I wrote and posted it at 2 am, so you get to read crappy fanfic). 

 

 Season 4 AU.  The Grove.  But a few things are different.  Read it.  You’ll see. 

9. "Here. Lemme see." by Shae [Reviews - 1] (1058 words)

Post Series Fluff with Judith.  Nothing but sugar here, lovelies. 

 

Enjoy. 

 

 

10. "You drunk?" by Shae [Reviews - 2] Liked (312 words)

Hmm.  This started out as a Prison ficlet but somewhere along the way it morphed into (hopeful) Season 8 sweetness.  I hope you guys don’t mind. 

11. "Don't look down." by Shae [Reviews - 5] Liked (1164 words)

Daryl + Sophia.  And no.  I don’t mean romantically because yuck!!!

 

Season 2 Chupacabra AU. 

12. "You shouldn't be trusted with small children, should you?" by Shae [Reviews - 4] Liked (367 words)

Just a little follow up to “Mm.  Your kid before five in the morning” because I desperately needed the cheering up and I figured I might not be the only one. 

Sweet Caryl family AU. 

 

13. "Sorry I yelled at ya." by Shae [Reviews - 4] (112 words)

Post Series silliness with Judith. 

14. "They're damn cute when they're asleep." by Shae [Reviews - 3] Liked (1314 words)

Takes place in the same little universe first established in “Mm.  Your kid before five in the morning." 

 

Some Christmas silliness and fluff–three months early, hahaha. 

15. "It's really not that complicated." by Shae [Reviews - 2] Liked (1234 words)

Teen Caryl AU.  I blame my growing weakness for teen Caryl on this.  Oh.  And those beautiful pictures.  I mean, my God.  Do they look gorgeous together or what? 

 

To be continued?  That depends, lol. 

16. "I'm dying." by Shae [Reviews - 6] Liked (2119 words)

He’s been told It’s a rite of passage for every girl, but there’s nothing in the step-daddy handbook to prepare Daryl for this. 

 

I don’t even know with this, hahaha.  Just read it.  Hopefully, you’ll find it sweet and not off-putting. 

 

With appearances by Lori and Tara because I love them both. 

 

17. "Will ya just be still?" by Shae [Reviews - 3] Liked (1234 words)

This is utter cheesy crap and I half-way hate it, lol.  But it’s fluffy cheese and I needed a dose of that, even if it’s not the good stuff.  Maybe you’ll find it enjoyable anyway.  ;)  AU, obviously. 

 

Forget birthin’ babies.  He never knew a six-year-old was such hard work, ‘specially one as excited as she is. 

18. "You can't just sit there all day." by Shae [Reviews - 1] Liked (665 words)

 Just a little Daddy Daryl sweetness for you (and for me, hahaha) before you go to bed.  Daryl comforts Sophia.  That’s it.  That’s all you’re getting, lol.

 

Could be set in the same universe as “I’m dying."  Doesn’t have to be.  You decide.     

 

Obviously AU. 

19. "I should have told you a long time ago." by Shae [Reviews - 1] Liked (344 words)

Here.  Have some melodramatic, angsty word vomit.  It’s no masterpiece or anything, lol.  It actually sucks.  I just let my feels get the better of me and spit this out in ten minutes.  I wouldn’t even post it, but I figured why not? 

 

No real spoilers.  God, I hope not because I’d be all hasta la vista, baby.  Post Season 7, though.