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    Someone from deep in Thomas's past visits Downton, who has a profound influence on Chris Webster. Friendships and relationships are rekindled and created, facing there ups and downs. However, a danger from the past threatens to destroy everything.

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    18/?
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    Brancaster Castle, 1928. Someone sees a ghost. Someone is a ghost. Someone lays a ghost.

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    6
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    A young girl from the 21st century ends up in the world of Downton Abbey. Not a typical one where it is another Crawley sister.

     

    Published on fanfiction.net and Wattpad.

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    5/?
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    Downton downstairs couples over the course of the year.

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    "Sometimes he wished he could miss out on the bruises on Anna Smith's face and arms she tried to hide. Was he the only one noticing those finger-shaped stains on her wrist? Her bruised lip? Her red eyes?" / If you've followed Joanne Froggatt in Angela Black, you'll know why I wrote this. TW (domestic) violence. With a happy end of course. I'm not that cruel. Modern Banna. Other pairings implied.

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    6/?
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    PREVIOUSLY CALLED "THE BOY WHO HELD A STAR"

    Due to a mishap, Thomas finds himself in the town of London on a Friday night at the beginning of the high season. Through some great luck, he discovers a whole world in the undergrounds of London filled with people just like him. The One and Only, a club for people outside of proper society, hosts the most magnificent parties and holds some of the most eccentric people Thomas has ever met. It's a place where he finds friends, and even gets a chance to see a God (at least that's what he calls himself). Captivated by The One and Only's shining star performer, he takes every chance he can to meet this magnificent man. Maybe the man will even see something in him?

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    What could have happened to Thomas if he had been cast out of Downton after he kissed Jimmy.

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    5/?
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    13
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    When Thomas Barrow is medically discharged from the Imperial fleet, he has no desire to return to the backwater planet where his family lives. Running short on money and options, he is forced to ask his former employer, Lord Grantham, if he might return to service in his seasonal home in the capital planet of Odin. But things have changed since Thomas left service to go into the fleet, and he does not fit back easily into the old way of things. With a lesser position and new enemies, Thomas finds life on Odin difficult to bear.

    Newly awarded the title of count, Reinhard von Lohengramm finds returning to the capital after being out in space intolerable. He wants nothing more than to be on his flagship, fighting the next battle, with Kircheis by his side. In contrast to that, the court on Odin is a pit of serpents, especially for the formerly middle class Reinhard, who is disliked by the majority of the nobility. When one of his few allies in court, the Baroness Magdalena von Westpfale, demands that he play the social game for his sister's sake, Reinhard reluctantly agrees and tries to join the court life.

    The court season of 486 I.C., in the heart of the dying Galactic Empire, will be the last one of its kind.

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    6
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    In one awful night, Anna Smith learns Lady Mary Crawley’s most shocking secret: a handsome Turkish diplomat named Mr. Pamuk died suddenly in her bed. The Crawley women are able to hide his death and avert the immediate scandal. But the mystery still nags at Anna’s mind. How exactly did Kemal Pamuk die, and why? It’s a mystery that she can’t resist trying to solve. But as she learns more and more, danger draws near…

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    19/?
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    Post movie: A series of fortunate unfortunate events leads to Mr. Bates’ early retirement and Lord Grantham being in dire need of a new valet at the same time at which Richard has to quit his job in London. Thomas really needs help realizing that he is and ever will be an important part of Downton Abbey. Fortunately there are many people who want to see him happy and who will go to great lengths to achieve that. Will the Downton staff and family accept who he really is, when it is right in front of their eyes? And will the constant risk, his relationship brings endanger everything he fought for?

    OR the one where each and every person in Downton Abbey learns how much it takes to care about Thomas Barrow.

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    44/?
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    69
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    (Very AU) Lilly woke up in the world of Downton Abby as the youngest Crawley sister. Twin to Sybil. Her presents now challenge everything she loved about the show. She must try to set things right while telling her heart no. Does she question if she will ever return to her reality in the year 2021 or remain at Downton for the rest of her life? Thomas is Bi in this story.

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    5/?
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    10
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    AU where Thomas is unceremoniously fired from Downton after the events of season 1 episode 7.

    Two years later, he goes on holiday to Brazil, where he meets a peculiar bunch who take him up the Amazon; this might just be what he has hoped for all along...

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    He should not think about Anna anyway, not like this. She was his friend and she would never be more than his friend.

    (What could have happened after s1 e5)

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    7/?
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    When a Ouija board surfaces below stairs, a ghostly Lady Sybil seizes her chance to finish her unfinished business.

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    Something must have happened to his brain when he'd tried to kill himself, a lack of oxygen or something, and now he was hallucinating all the people who had died at Downton Abbey. Lady Sybil and William and Mr Pamuk, that was just his guilty mind playing tricks on him. The others were just from stories he had heard during his time at the Abbey. The Black Monk and Grey Lady. That must be it, and it was probably only temporary. He only wished the ghosts knew that so they would leave him alone.

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    14/?
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    Set between S1 and S2

    Anna loves Bates and Bates loves Anna. They can’t wait to receive some good news from Vera and something in their guts say it will be soon. However, the eternal wait turns out to be desperate and painful.

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    3/?
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    5
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    5
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    2
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    "I have known you as the Anna Smith who always wanted to be next to me and now I know you as the Anna Bates who can't even sleep when I'm not there. What have I done to you to make you stop loving me?"

    "I haven't stopped loving you."

    "How can I believe you, when you can't even look at me?"
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    A post rape Anna-centered FF and how I think things could have been.

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    16/?
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    12
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    “If she were selfless, Mary would have set him free. He deserved to live a life far from here, maybe in Ireland or America, where despite his protest he might find someone worthier of him. Perhaps he could even stay in England, running for office or even a political reporter. Branson had a sharp mind, he was fully capable of such a thing... But Mary was selfish. And she would keep him here as long as she possibly could.“

    An AU starting in S4 where Mary grieves Matthew differently, Tom is still the chauffeur, and their friendship forms another way.

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    24/?
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    337
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    196
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    34
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    6902
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    When a spirit tells Daisy and Anna "May you both be happy," secrets about their true relationships with William and Mr Bates are spilled, and loves are confessed.

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    What if instead of the spirit of Lavinia telling Daisy and Anna that she hoped Mary and Matthew were happy together, it was a spirit hoping that Daisy and Anna were happy together?

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    A new footman by the name of Roy Bell had started working at Downton right as the war ends. He quickly makes friends with everyone given his positive demeanor and friendliness. Only Thomas seems to keep his rude self when around him. But Roy is determined to befriend him, even if no one else will.

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    3,652
    Chapters:
    3/?
    Comments:
    1
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    38
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    2
    Hits:
    532

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