20 Works by solveariddle in Bates Motel (2013)

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    He has fallen for Norma Bates. How is that possible? He just met her. // What if there was a lot more going on between Norma and Alex than what we saw on screen? Not only after they got together but right from the beginning? Considering the tension between them, there has to be an untold story that needs to be revealed. No AU, but what happens will change the meaning of some things that took place on screen.

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    61
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    72
    Bookmarks:
    8
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    Alex and Norma meet for the first time at a party in The Arcanum Club. As the night progresses, things develop in a way they did not see coming in their wildest dreams.

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    24
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    Norma is the love of his life. So even if Alex is broken, what else is there to do than hold on? // A very vague summary, I know, but I can't say much more without giving too much away.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    21
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    409
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    This is a journey through Norma's life with an unusual Normero twist at the end. I can assure you, it's not what you (probably) expect and hope you will like the story, anyway or because of it.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    19
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    356
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    There is a brief flicker of something in her eyes he can't quite place when his hand touches her skin. It's not fear but almost, anger for now because she obviously thinks he is taking advantage of the situation and her. However she lets him. // Alternate Normero universe.

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    Chapters:
    10/10
    Comments:
    30
    Kudos:
    65
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    1662
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    If you could change one thing, what would it be? - I would want her to be still alive. // This story answers the question what Alex, Dylan and Norman could have done differently so that Norma wouldn't have had to die. Of course, everything comes at a price.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    20
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    375
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    When every room brings back precious memories... Alex walks through the house where Norma and he used to live together. // Happy Normero AU (with a touch of melancholy).

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    31
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    394
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    Aside from the fact that Alex loves her as deeply as no other man before, he also wants her in ways that make Norma blush merely thinking of it. // Normero one-shot because they really need to have some fun.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    29
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    933
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    "It's okay." Alex's touch is careful but warm. Norma leans into him because he is the only thing standing between her and an abyss so dark and deep that she is certain she will never find her way back. // What if the events at the end of 4x2 when Norman attacks Norma had played out differently?

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    13
    Kudos:
    32
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    669
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    What if Alex had gone through with his plan to have Norman committed to Pineview behind Norma's back? What would be the fallout for their marriage? And will Norma ever allow him to make things right again?

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    11,359
    Chapters:
    3/3
    Comments:
    21
    Kudos:
    52
    Bookmarks:
    7
    Hits:
    964
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    Do you want to know what was the exact moment that made me fall in love with you? // Norma's reflections on her relationship with Alex and some more.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    23
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    452
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    When Alex refuses Norma's proposal, she marries someone else to get insurance for Norman, but he can't let her go. Ever. "Norma must be aware that the idea of her being with someone else drives him crazy and keeps him up at night. She can't be so blind or can she?" // Normero all the way.

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    English
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    Chapters:
    5/5
    Comments:
    29
    Kudos:
    62
    Bookmarks:
    5
    Hits:
    947
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    All Norma wants is to have a happy, normal life and all Alex wants is to make her happy and protect her. But when Norman comes back home from Pineview, they have to face dangerous truths that threaten their marriage and ultimately their lives. // Alternate version of how things could have played out in Season Four that begins right after the ending of 4x8 Unfaithful.

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    Chapters:
    22/22
    Comments:
    135
    Kudos:
    81
    Bookmarks:
    9
    Hits:
    2458
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    When Norma makes an emergency call and doesn't say her name, Alex is led to believe it could've been her who died, taking his worry and anger out on her when he finds out the truth. Save that he didn't expect their argument to get so heated. // How Normero possibly could have happened during Season Three.

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    English
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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    30
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    725
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    Norma is trapped in an unhappy marriage and unable to free herself of it until she meets someone who will change her life. // My Normero fairytale for Halloween.

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    5,130
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    10
    Hits:
    431
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    Nothing prepared you for the raw and untamed need you feel when she touches you for the first time. // This is a journey through Norma's and Alex's story throughout the seasons, told from his point of view with a few additions here and there to keep it interesting (I hope). Most of all, I took the liberty to change the ending so that the world is a happier place. So basically what I'm saying is: Don't be afraid to embrace the angst since love always wins! Normero all the way.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    4
    Kudos:
    43
    Bookmarks:
    5
    Hits:
    693
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    After Norma's death Alex Romero is a broken man, thirsting for revenge. // This is a very dark, very twisted story about love and retribution. Enter at your own risk.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    10
    Kudos:
    19
    Hits:
    357
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    There are so many secrets Norma and Alex haven't told each other yet. They both have a troubled past that bleeds into their present. So when push comes to shove, they have to make a choice and the blend of anger and arousal is a dangerous starting point. // Normero one shot.

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    32
    Bookmarks:
    3
    Hits:
    716
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    After Alex Romero rejected Norma Bates' proposal, she comes up with an alternate plan. He should have known as much. All he can do now is try to stop her before things go downhill. // The party scene in 3x2 (The Arcanum Club) served as inspiration for an encounter of a different kind between them that takes place after 4x1.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    3,288
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    2
    Kudos:
    35
    Bookmarks:
    1
    Hits:
    717
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    Deep inside he knows that her smile will get him into more trouble than anything else he has ever experienced in his entire life. His primal instinct warns him against getting closer to her. Then again, and just like her, he doesn't back off when he wants something. // Character Study with a hint of Normero.

    Language:
    English
    Words:
    782
    Chapters:
    1/1
    Comments:
    1
    Kudos:
    14
    Bookmarks:
    2
    Hits:
    496

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