Renaissance courtship dating
I use mostly the actual dialog from the scene, but show how the scene might have played out in a different direction.
In this semi-AU story, Natalia comes to Springfield to get Rafe away from some bad influences in Chicago. Nicky disappeared from her life years ago, never to be heard from again.
Natalia Rivera has tamed and tempered Olivia Spencer. I wouldn't like to consider this angsty, more reflective. In my opinion there was no way that Olivia would have taken Rafe's crap for as long as she did.
She deserves a medal or a happy life, at least."I love you," she's trying to say. I love you and your heart and stupid one-liners and your bad jokes and your daughter and your hair and your smile and your ass in that one pair of jeans you own and your eyes and the way you tell me you love me." She wonders if Olivia understood that - if she got that out of the kiss - but she kisses her again, just to make sure. After reading a spoiler that the two would have words at Bill and Lizzie's wedding, I imagined a scene where they finally have it out.
This story assumes that Olivia and Natalia never admitted their feelings for each other, and Natalia actually married Frank, so nothing that takes place after the wedding happened. Because this time, it's Olivia pushing Natalia to do the right thing - marry Frank.
It's not Natalia pushing Olivia to take her heart medicine and to live for her kid. I can be anything you need me to be." In her eyes, he can read her question: "Can you be Olivia?
Multi-fandom crossover - A peek into a modern day femslash soap opera, featuring various pairings from carefully chosen fandoms most of them placed in a different line of work set on a remote island, far, far away from life as we know it and centered on a very important event that will take place at the island's premiere location Hotel Calidornia. After Alan's confrontation, Natalia seems guardedly relieved that only three people considered her and Olivia a couple.
While there is no graphic or gratuitous violence, do consider this before reading. This takes place in the AU created in my previous fics, after "Whatever It Takes" and "The Lost." It is the third and final volume in this series, and has concluded.Olivia Spencer, afraid that Phillip will take their daughter Emma from her again, flees Springfield with the help of her assistant, Natalia Rivera. It starts at the end of the dinner, when the dinner guests are leaving.December 30, 2008 - A different take on the New Year's Eve episode, which starts with what happens after Olivia and Emma go down for breakfast, and incorporates some of the actual dialog.The story looks at what happens after the ball drops.March 11, 2009 - The scene is the farmhouse kitchen scene after Frank's proposal, from the March 11, 2009 episode of Guiding Light.