Penname: HopefulRomantic [Contact] Real name:
Member Since: July 04, 2011
Membership status: Member
Bio:

Wife, cat coddler, writer. Fan of all things Star Trek, especially The Original Series and Enterprise.


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Stories by HopefulRomantic
Summary:

Sequel to "Never and Always..." As thousands gather at Starfleet for the memorial honoring those lost in the embassy bombing on Vulcan, Lorian and Karyn's engagement takes a surprising turn; Trip's parents arrive; and for Archer, one door closes, but another one opens.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Original Character, Other, Phlox, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, Humor, Pon Farr, Romance
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 62578 Read Count: 14509
[Report This] Published: July 15, 2011 Updated: July 16, 2011
Summary: Past Featured Story

Sequel to "Never and Always..." As thousands gather at Starfleet for the memorial honoring those lost in the embassy bombing on Vulcan, Lorian and Karyn's engagement takes a surprising turn; Trip's parents arrive; and for Archer, one door closes, but another one opens.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Original Character, Other, Phlox, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, Humor, Pon Farr, Romance, Smut
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 67641 Read Count: 1344
[Report This] Published: July 15, 2011 Updated: July 17, 2011
Broken Gods by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

"Similitude": the end.


Categories: General
Characters: Archer, Other, Phlox
Genre & Keywords: Deathfic, Drama, Family, Missing Scene
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Sim Series
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2710 Read Count: 510
[Report This] Published: July 11, 2011 Updated: July 13, 2011
Summary:

In the "E²" timeline, a fateful event changes lives aboard Enterprise forever.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Other, Phlox, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Action, Canon AU, Deathfic, Drama, E2 Universe, Family, Missing Scene, Romance
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: "EČ" Collection
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 7372 Read Count: 807
[Report This] Published: July 08, 2011 Updated: July 10, 2011
Summary:

Sequel to "The Land of Might-Have-Been." Now that they have acknowledged their feelings for each other, Trip and T'Pol struggle not to dishonor her marriage. On Earth, Lorian makes an impression on Admiral Forrest and Ambassador Soval; and Lorian and Karyn embark on a shy courtship.

2011 Delphie Winner: Best Appearance by a Canon Non-Regular: Lorian


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Other, Soval, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, Humor, Pon Farr, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 15713 Read Count: 5078
[Report This] Published: July 09, 2011 Updated: July 12, 2011
First Light by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

Sequel to "...Touching and Touched." Early on the morning after Lorian and Karyn's wedding, a series of vignettes takes a look at our extended family, and several other characters, some new to the series, to see what is on the horizon.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Original Character, Other, Shran, Soval, T'Pol, Talas, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Andorian Oriented, AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, General, Romance, Vulcancentric
Story Type: None
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 17 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 19539 Read Count: 12032
[Report This] Published: July 16, 2011 Updated: July 17, 2011
Summary:

Sequel to "...Touching and Touched." Early on the morning after Lorian and Karyn's wedding, a series of vignettes takes a look at our extended family, and several other characters, some new to the series, to see what is on the horizon.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Original Character, Other, Shran, Soval, T'Pol, Talas, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Andorian Oriented, AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, General, Romance, Smut, Vulcancentric
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 17 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 20002 Read Count: 1053
[Report This] Published: July 16, 2011 Updated: July 17, 2011
Summary:

Trip's perspective of his first meeting with Sub-Commander T'Pol.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: Archer, Porthos, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: General, Humor
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1160 Read Count: 544
[Report This] Published: July 19, 2011 Updated: July 19, 2011
Summary:

Sequel to "Each Touch a Promise." A view of the Vulcan arc, filtered through my little Reconnecting universe.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Koss, Other, Reed, Soval, T'Les, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Bond, Canon AU, Deathfic, Drama, E2 Universe, Episode Rewrite, Family, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 27893 Read Count: 10155
[Report This] Published: July 12, 2011 Updated: July 14, 2011
Summary: Past Featured Story

Trip and T'Pol find a way to communicate with their daughter Elizabeth.

2011 Delphie Winner: Best TnT Story (Under 2000 words)

2011 Delphie Winner: Best Tearjerker


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: Archer, Other, Phlox, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Bond, Deathfic, Drama, Family, Missing Scene
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: 2011 Delphie First Round Winners
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1816 Read Count: 471
[Report This] Published: July 06, 2011 Updated: July 07, 2011
Let Me Be Her by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

Soval, the new Ambassador to Earth, feels a failure in his post, and cannot banish his grief for his recently deceased wife. When the pon farr returns, he gladly prepares for death—until he is confronted by a dissenting opinion, and a compelling proposition.


Categories: Het > Other Het
Characters: Other, Soval
Genre & Keywords: Drama, Pon Farr, Romance
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 5437 Read Count: 552
[Report This] Published: July 16, 2011 Updated: July 17, 2011
Summary:

Soval, the new Ambassador to Earth, feels a failure in his post, and cannot banish his grief for his recently deceased wife. When the pon farr returns, he gladly prepares for death—until he is confronted by a dissenting opinion, and a compelling proposition.


Categories: Het > Other Het
Characters: Other, Soval
Genre & Keywords: Drama, Pon Farr, Romance, Smut, Vulcancentric
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6300 Read Count: 66
[Report This] Published: July 16, 2011 Updated: July 17, 2011
Summary:

T'Les's impressions of her visiting daughter T'Pol, and T'Pol's unexpected guest.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: T'Les, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Angst, Drama, Family, Missing Scene, Romance, Vulcancentric
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 12477 Read Count: 8434
[Report This] Published: July 05, 2011 Updated: July 10, 2011
Summary:

Soval, the new ambassador to Earth, finds himself at a loss regarding the workings of the human mind...until a friendly officer from Starfleet Ops offers him a little insight.


Categories: General
Characters: Other, Soval
Genre & Keywords: General, Vulcancentric
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1778 Read Count: 623
[Report This] Published: July 11, 2011 Updated: July 13, 2011
Summary:

Sequel to "For As Long As Ever Lasts." As Enterprise journeys home from Vulcan, Trip and T'Pol discover what Soval already knows. Back home, Lorian gets an offer from Captain Hernandez.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Original Character, Other, Phlox, Reed, Sato, Soval, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, Romance
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 16536 Read Count: 8263
[Report This] Published: July 14, 2011 Updated: July 15, 2011
Summary:

An epilogue to "Never and Always..." Trip and T’Pol satisfy his curiosity.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Bond, Episode Rewrite, Romance, Smut
Story Type: None
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1991 Read Count: 247
[Report This] Published: July 14, 2011 Updated: July 15, 2011
Summary:

 In the "E²" timeline, Jon and young Lorian contemplate a mutual loss.


Categories: General
Characters: Archer, Other
Genre & Keywords: Canon AU, Drama, E2 Universe, Family
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: "EČ" Collection
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1220 Read Count: 562
[Report This] Published: July 10, 2011 Updated: July 11, 2011
Overload by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

Sequel to "Popcorn." As Sim struggles to cope with Trip's most recent memories, Phlox wonders what impact they will have on his surrogate son's future.


Categories: General
Characters: Other, Phlox
Genre & Keywords: Drama, Family, Missing Scene
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Sim Series
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1192 Read Count: 508
[Report This] Published: July 11, 2011 Updated: July 11, 2011
Popcorn by HopefulRomantic Rated: G [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Sequel to "Preview of Coming Attraction." Movie Night is a memorable evening for Sim after all, thanks to Phlox.


Categories: General
Characters: Other, Phlox, T'Pol
Genre & Keywords: Family, General, Missing Scene
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Sim Series
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1485 Read Count: 505
[Report This] Published: July 10, 2011 Updated: July 11, 2011
Summary:

A late-night chat between Phlox and teenage Sim.


Categories: General
Characters: Other, Phlox
Genre & Keywords: Family, General, Missing Scene, Romance
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Sim Series
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1497 Read Count: 582
[Report This] Published: July 09, 2011 Updated: July 10, 2011
Reaching Out by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Sequel to "Remembering." T'Pol stumbles. Trip is there to catch her.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Drama, Episode Rewrite, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2341 Read Count: 784
[Report This] Published: July 07, 2011 Updated: July 08, 2011
Reconnecting by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Trip's thoughts as he watches T'Pol's wedding ceremony.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Angst, Drama, Missing Scene, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1697 Read Count: 4046
[Report This] Published: July 06, 2011 Updated: July 08, 2011
Redivivus by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 2]
Summary:

Sequel to "First Light." Enterprise sets out for the Barrens with the Ericksons, returning via a planet under observation; Columbia's maiden voyage takes her to the Delphic Expanse; and relationships reach turning points for Trip and T'Pol, Soval, and Archer.


Categories: Friendship > Archer and T'Pol, Het > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker, Het > Other Het
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Original Character, Other, Phlox, Soval, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: AU, Bond, Drama, Episode Rewrite, Family, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: OC
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book II
Chapters: 12 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 54540 Read Count: 8379
[Report This] Published: July 18, 2011 Updated: July 20, 2011
Rejoicing by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 3]
Summary:

Sequel to "Reaching Out." T'Pol receives her Starfleet commission. Angst-free celebratory fluff.


Categories: Friendship > Tucker and T'Pol, Friendship > Archer and Tucker
Characters: Archer, Ensemble, Soval, T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Episode Rewrite, General, Humor, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2531 Read Count: 672
[Report This] Published: July 07, 2011 Updated: July 08, 2011
Remembering by HopefulRomantic Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 1]
Summary:

Sequel to "Renewing." T'Pol returns to Enterprise, and the careful dance begins.


Categories: Het > Tucker and T'Pol
Characters: T'Pol, Tucker
Genre & Keywords: Drama, Episode Rewrite, Romance, Unresolved Sexual Tension
Story Type: Story
Warnings: None
Series: Reconnecting Series - Book I
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1893 Read Count: 1255
[Report This] Published: July 06, 2011 Updated: July 08, 2011