Midnight Whispers
QAF Brian and Justin Fanfiction
Penname: Sapphire [Contact]
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I'm a writer (and a ridiculous romantic) at heart. The Queer as Folk Fandom has always been a huge source of inspiration. My main genre is hurt/ comfort, but I like a laugh now and then so I also make the odd attempt at humour as well :-)


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Stories by Sapphire
The Average Color of the Universe by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Post-514. Brian and Justin are living together at Britin. Brian recieves some unsettling news. 


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Angst, Brian/Justin, Canon Divergence, Family, Hurt/Comfort, One-Off Fic, Christmas Characters: Brian, Emmett, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 7291
[Report This] Published: February 20, 2018 Updated: February 20, 2018


Storm-Stayed by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Post-513. When Justin’s travel plans take an unexpected turn due to weather and he falls ills, Brian is there to help. 


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, One-Off Fic, Romance Characters: Brian, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5518
[Report This] Published: January 22, 2018 Updated: January 22, 2018


Convalescence by Sapphire Rated: R [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

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Season 3. Post B/J reunion, but before Brian is fired from Vanguard. Brian takes Justin on a trip to make amends.

 


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, Gap-Filler, Romance Characters: Brian, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5574
[Report This] Published: January 12, 2017 Updated: January 12, 2017


Chocolat by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 13]
Summary: Feature

 

***Featured Story November 2016***

Sweet and sticky. Brian, Justin and a bottle of chocolate syrup.

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Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, FEATURED STORY, Brian/Justin, Humor Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Sweet and Sticky
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1710
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: November 01, 2016


Summary: Feature

***Featured Story for December 2015***

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Season 2. While Christmas shopping with Daphne, Justin has a panic attack in a crowded shopping mall. Brian helps him to deal with the aftermath.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, FEATURED STORY, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Gap-Filler, Hurt/Comfort, Christmas Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 7748
[Report This] Published: December 23, 2009 Updated: December 11, 2015


Monkey on His Back by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 15]
Summary:

By Sapphire_3


Gapfiller for Ep. 407:


Brian knows he may have cancer, but has not yet told anyone. At Emmett’s suggestion, Justin brings two men to the loft in order to ‘spice things up’, believing his sexual relationship with Brian is merely in a slump. But Brian leaves abruptly when he finds the men in the loft, saying he ‘left something at the office’. This story is set when he returns to the loft several hours later.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Canon, Gap-Filler, Hurt/Comfort Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3835
[Report This] Published: February 02, 2015 Updated: February 02, 2015


Summary: Feature

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Post-513. While Justin attends an art show, Brian makes a valiant solo attempt at gingerbread house construction with Gus and JR at Britin. Chaos ensues, but afterwards both men learn something sweet about each other and about themselves.


Categories: FEATURED STORY, QAF-U.S. FICTION, Family, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Humor, One-Off Fic, Romance, Christmas Characters: Brian, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4596
[Report This] Published: January 18, 2014 Updated: January 18, 2014


Summary:

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Post-513. It’s been three years since Justin returned from New York to live with Brian. Now for the first time, Justin’s family has been invited to Christmas dinner at Britin. Recently remarried, Jennifer asks Brian for advice about how to deal with her son’s dislike of his new stepfather.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Family, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Humor, Christmas Characters: Brian, Jennifer Taylor, Justin, Molly Taylor
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4899
[Report This] Published: January 09, 2014 Updated: January 09, 2014


Summary:

A bit of humor for May Day:

Kilt by Pfodge

Justin suggests a trip to Scotland for the fashion, cuisine and phallus-worshipping cults.

 

 


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Humor Characters: Brian, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1484
[Report This] Published: May 02, 2013 Updated: May 02, 2013


Summary:

Banner for A Secret


Four gapfillers (for ep. 202, 308, 410 and post-513). Based on the Robert Frost quote: "We dance round in a ring and suppose, while the secret sits in the middle and knows."


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Canon, Gap-Filler, Hurt/Comfort, Romance Characters: Brian, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 4205
[Report This] Published: January 09, 2013 Updated: January 09, 2013


Summary:

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Post-513, Partial Gapfiller for ep. 214, 406.
When Justin flies off the handle after getting some unwelcome news,
Brian challenges him on his irrational and sometimes naive responses to difficult situations. Warning: Spanking Scene


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Canon, Gap-Filler, Hurt/Comfort, One-Off Fic Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5115
[Report This] Published: November 28, 2012 Updated: November 28, 2012


Summary:

SOME LIKE IT GREEN... 


Post-513. The aftermath of one of Brian and Justin’s little drinking games.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Humor, One-Off Fic Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3242
[Report This] Published: September 05, 2012 Updated: September 05, 2012


Summary: Feature

By kari77

Post- 513. In the year following Justin’s departure for New York, Brian develops a dangerous obsession to fill the gaping hole that has opened up in his life. Banner by Kari77.

THIS STORY IS COMPLETE


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, FEATURED STORY, Brian/Justin, Hurt/Comfort, Real Life Issues Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 11 Completed: Yes Word count: 55528
[Report This] Published: October 26, 2008 Updated: September 03, 2012


Seashells by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

Seashells Banner by Sapphire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A gapfiller for episode 511. Justin's reflections on the first night in Britin.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Canon, Gap-Filler, One-Off Fic, Romance Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 590
[Report This] Published: June 29, 2012 Updated: June 29, 2012


Lux Perpetua by Sapphire Rated: GENERAL [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

Lux Perpetua title by Sapphire

 

A foray into the illicit ‘what if’. Springtime brings Brian and Justin comfort in unexpected forms. 

Written for the 'Spring Fever Fanfiction Challenge' at True Queer Love.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, One-Off Fic, Romance, What If Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2510
[Report This] Published: June 26, 2012 Updated: June 26, 2012


ALL NIGHTERS by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 8]
Summary:

A gapfiller for ep. 309. After finishing with his trick, Brian calls Justin back to the loft to work some 'long, hard hours deep into the night'.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Canon, Gap-Filler Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2915
[Report This] Published: January 06, 2012 Updated: January 06, 2012


S'Quarrels by Sapphire Rated: R [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

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Summary: Brian’s worst nightmares collide in an sexually-charged, eggnog-mediated, squirrel-themed board game.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Humor, One-Off Fic, Christmas Characters: Debbie, Justin
Challenges: None
Series: Board Games Gone Wild, Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3386
[Report This] Published: December 20, 2011 Updated: December 20, 2011


Summary: Feature

At the most difficult point in his recovery from cancer, Brian contemplates the workings of fate, his own existence...and fucking chicken soup.

Timeline: Season 4. After Justin, Michael and Ted have found out about the cancer, but before Brian tells Deb.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, FEATURED STORY, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, Gap-Filler Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2433
[Report This] Published: September 05, 2011 Updated: September 05, 2011


Kiss My Kilt by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 15]
Summary: Feature

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Justin-flavored chocolate-covered Taylor... in a kilt. Scotch-infused baking adventures involving celtic romps and unicorns.



Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, FEATURED STORY, BEST FAN FICTION CLASSIC, Brian/Justin, Humor Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: Sweet and Sticky, Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3913
[Report This] Published: June 26, 2011 Updated: June 26, 2011


The Nude by Sapphire Rated: R [Reviews - 12]
Summary:

Post-513. Justin is commissioned to create a painting on human sexuality for an upcoming art show. He asks Brian to be his model.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Brian/Justin, Could be Canon, One-Off Fic Characters: Justin
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2225
[Report This] Published: April 02, 2011 Updated: April 02, 2011


Define: 'Naughty' by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 11]
Summary:

Define Naughty

 

It was the night before Christmas, and in a board game played, someone was hinting that he’d like to get laid…


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Christmas, Humor, One-Off Fic Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Board Games Gone Wild, Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3404
[Report This] Published: December 20, 2010 Updated: December 20, 2010


The Photograph by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 17]
Summary:

Written for the Tenth Anniversary of the first airing of QaF on America television: December 3rd, 2000.

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Brian and Justin take a photograph for their tenth anniversary invitations.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1614
[Report This] Published: December 15, 2010 Updated: December 15, 2010


Summary:

Justin gives the concept of ‘sexual selection’ a whole new meaning…


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Humor, One-Off Fic, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 3123
[Report This] Published: April 01, 2009 Updated: April 01, 2009


Summary:

A Epilogue to 'A Moment on the Lips'. Christmas Eve, one year later.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Hurt/Comfort, Christmas, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 5781
[Report This] Published: December 24, 2008 Updated: December 24, 2008


Pictionary by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 10]
Summary:

'Pictionary' Banner by Kari77

Brian and Justin endeavour to take the ‘bored’ out of ‘board game’…

(Part of the 'Board Games Gone Wild' Series). Banner by Kari77


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Humor, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Board Games Gone Wild, Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2859
[Report This] Published: September 16, 2008 Updated: September 16, 2008


A Raven For A Dove by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Season 1. An encounter between Brian and Justin through the eyes of an unusual observer.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1882
[Report This] Published: September 11, 2008 Updated: September 11, 2008


Summary: Feature

 

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Post-513 (one year after). Despite his partner’s enormous success in the art world, Brian becomes increasingly concerned about Justin’s strange and secretive behaviour. When he finally discovers the reasons behind it, both men are faced with a struggle so intense it stretches the boundaries of their love beyond where either thought possible.

 

Note: Deals with the subject of eating disorders.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Real Life Issues, FEATURED STORY, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 10 Completed: Yes Word count: 49300
[Report This] Published: April 30, 2008 Updated: August 14, 2008


While You Were Sleeping by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 13]
Summary:

Season 3 romantic ficlet. 'You look different when you sleep...'


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, One-Off Fic, Romance, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1673
[Report This] Published: May 31, 2008 Updated: May 31, 2008


OurGlass by Sapphire Rated: PARENTAL GUIDANCE -13 [Reviews - 9]
Summary:

Gap-filler for ep. 510. Sometimes the only thing worse than knowing the truth, is not knowing it.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, Gap-Filler, Spoilers, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1838
[Report This] Published: May 05, 2008 Updated: May 05, 2008


Summary:

While working as a dancer at Babylon, Justin is drugged and sexually assaulted before Brian comes to his rescue. Brian warns Justin about the dangers of being beautiful. (I had this story up on the old site but didn’t repost it. It has been altered from its original version.)


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Rape Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 2 Completed: Yes Word count: 5631
[Report This] Published: May 01, 2008 Updated: May 01, 2008


From Whence We Cum? by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 15]
Summary:

A little intellectual ‘discussion’ that gets a bit out of hand…


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Humor, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1800
[Report This] Published: April 25, 2008 Updated: April 25, 2008


Summary:

stories/73/images/Primordial_Passion2_small.JPGJustin ‘helps’ Brian with a new client’s account.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Humor, One-Off Fic, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2670
[Report This] Published: April 24, 2008 Updated: April 24, 2008


You is for Utopia by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 91]
Summary:

A sequel to ‘Atavism’. Several months after Justin makes his critical decision to remain with Brian in Britin, an unexpected event arises to potentially alter the course of their lives together. They’re drawn ever closer as they start down a path they had not intended to take.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Finding Utopia Series
Chapters: 9 Completed: Yes Word count: 31476
[Report This] Published: March 16, 2008 Updated: April 15, 2008


Thorn of Rose by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 25]
Summary:

Three months after the Rage party, Brian discovers Justin has been concealing the fact he’s trapped in a dangerous relationship.


Categories: Brian/Justin, QAF-U.S. FICTION, Abuse, Anti-Ethan, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Real Life Issues, Rape Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 8 Completed: Yes Word count: 19911
[Report This] Published: March 19, 2008 Updated: March 20, 2008


Summary:

Justin is diagnosed with testicular cancer shortly after leaving Ethan but before he reunites with Brian. A ‘protective’ Brian story.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Real Life Issues, What If Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Cancer and Justin Series
Chapters: 7 Completed: Yes Word count: 19658
[Report This] Published: March 19, 2008 Updated: March 19, 2008


Abide With Me by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 37]
Summary:

A sequel to ‘White and the Colour Within’. Season 5: Two years after he is treated for testicular cancer, Justin is told that the cancer had already spread.  (This is NOT a death fic.)


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Real Life Issues, What If, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Cancer and Justin Series
Chapters: 9 Completed: Yes Word count: 26546
[Report This] Published: March 16, 2008 Updated: March 16, 2008


Atavisim by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 27]
Summary:

When Justin’s life in New York collapses catastrophically, he and Brian are left considering their decision as they regard it through new eyes.  Is life worth sacrificing for the sake of ‘something called love?’


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Finding Utopia Series
Chapters: 6 Completed: Yes Word count: 16603
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: March 14, 2008


Sweet Seduction by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 7]
Summary:

Justin attempts to seduce Brian with conversation hearts (see image behind the title ;))


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Humor, Valentine's Day Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Sweet and Sticky
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2020
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: March 14, 2008


Summary:

'Chickens Don't Lay Eggnog Banner' by kari77

How many Brian and Justin words can you think of that start with 'f'?

(Part of the 'Board Games Gone Wild Series') Banner by Kari77.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Humor, Christmas, Brian/Justin Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Board Games Gone Wild, Tipsy!B/J
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 1584
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: March 14, 2008


Summary:

Sometimes it’s not the load that makes a burden heavy; it’s how you carry it. A ‘protective Brian story’. This story is a gapfiller for episode 205.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Canon, Gap-Filler, Hurt/Comfort Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 2513
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: March 14, 2008


Alright by Sapphire Rated: NC-18 [Reviews - 36]
Summary:

What if Justin got cancer instead of Brian? This story is set during season 4.


Categories: QAF-U.S. FICTION, Could be Canon, Hurt/Comfort, What If Characters: None
Challenges: None
Series: Cancer and Justin Series
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 10006
[Report This] Published: March 14, 2008 Updated: March 14, 2008