sybille crawley
The Batter and the Pinto - Chapter 18 - LinkWorshiper - Downton Abbey [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
By Organization for Transformative Works

Chapters: 18/?
Fandom: Downton Abbey
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Thomas Barrow/Jimmy Kent
Characters: Thomas Barrow, Jimmy Kent, Sybil Crawley
Additional Tags: Angst and Fluff and Smut, Alternate Universe - Modern Setting
Summary: Thomas hitches a ride from a mouthy blond named Jimmy. It seems both of them are running away from something, though neither is eager to share. Until an unexpected adventure takes hold and keeps them from ever looking back.

Chapter Summary: The gang is back on the road! 

Hope you enjoy this new installment. Sorry for the usual delay, but possibly I’ve been busy turning Tiny Jimmy and Pancake into a kid’s book <3


You can have a broken heart, a heart of gold, a heart of stone, a beating heart, a bleeding heart, a heart of steel, the heart of a lion or a wild heart, but at the end of the day, after the fight, after the pain, our hearts still beat at the same rate.


  • Sybil: I'm kinda seeing someone but I'm worried about telling you who, cause you're not gonna like it...
  • Robert: Just rip the bandage off sister.
  • Sybil: It's Tom Branson.
  • Robert: Put the bandage back on.