The Mistress

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Mystery and Crime  |  House: Fandom Fanatics
Not long after giving birth, Judy starts acting strange, and Nick soon learns that's not all he has to worry about...

Sequel to Camping Trip.

Table of Contents

How it Begins

Submitted: August 23, 2017

Judy's fingers clamped down on the bed's safety rails. She and Nick had been in the hospital garden when her labor had started, so there ... Read Chapter

Introspection

Submitted: August 29, 2017

Nick glanced at his phone, deciding he had just enough time to do one last check of the loft before he had to pick up Judy and Terrance a... Read Chapter

Cold Case Central

Submitted: September 09, 2017

The afternoon shift started the same way the morning one did: all the officers on duty crowded into the bull pen, goofing around and maki... Read Chapter

Parental Worries

Submitted: September 16, 2017

And Nick thinks I eat a lot… This was already the fourth or fifth time Terry had nursed today, and he still didn't seem t... Read Chapter

That Creeping Sense

Submitted: October 01, 2017

Nick leaned back in his chair, stretching his arms over his head, wincing when he heard his back pop. That had started back in his late t... Read Chapter

A Special Night

Submitted: October 02, 2017

Nick dropped his keys in the bowl by the door, his ears flicking when he noticed how quiet it was. Normally, Judy would have the televisi... Read Chapter

Seeing Stars

Submitted: October 09, 2017

Allan was starting to think this cold case squad was a lost cause, at least as far as this case was concerned. We're already half a m... Read Chapter

Tea Lights

Submitted: October 15, 2017

Judy was surprised to see Nick in the kitchen when she got home, even more when she noticed the rag he held over his nose. "What happ... Read Chapter

Blood in the Garden

Submitted: October 15, 2017

"So, where are we going, exactly?" Allan glanced over his shoulder. He and Nick had piled into Tony's unmarked SUV after roll call, and w... Read Chapter

Case File

Submitted: October 16, 2017

'The last three pages of the journal had been cut off at the spine, and they weren't found at the scene, so we have no idea what the perp... Read Chapter

Two Ways to Fight

Submitted: October 18, 2017

Judy reached up, hitting the button that shut off the treadmill. Genevieve had gone with her to her latest postnatal check-up, yet anothe... Read Chapter

Emotional Bunnies, Dumb Foxes

Submitted: October 19, 2017

"Now!" Tony dove through the door, getting off three, rapid shots. The caribou rocked as the darts hit her, the glower fading from he... Read Chapter

Paper Trail

Submitted: October 21, 2017

Nick's tail had been wagging since he'd woken up. With Judy still healing, they hadn't been able to go beyond a long, heavy make-out sess... Read Chapter

The Devil Within

Submitted: October 24, 2017

It was raining when they got there, which just added to the unease that'd been turning in Nick's gut since he'd spotted that second messa... Read Chapter

A Line to the Past

Submitted: October 28, 2017

It was after ten when Nick finally slipped through the door, wincing at every creak his careful steps caused, the nearly silent clinks as... Read Chapter

Taking Names

Submitted: October 30, 2017

Wolfard was busy looking into Beckham's past, what Nick hadn't been able to tell them, at least, and Tony had been called out to help dir... Read Chapter

Strange Feelings

Submitted: November 01, 2017

Nick gave her as long as she needed to compose herself, his heart breaking as he thought about the rest of the bad news he still had to g... Read Chapter

Insane

Submitted: November 03, 2017

Nick was glad the shortest route to White Water Avenue took them right past their loft. He pulled up to the doors, trying not to think ab... Read Chapter

Unwanted

Submitted: November 05, 2017

The room was silent once the mammal hung up, Nick and Tony staring at the phone where it laid on the table. The call had barely lasted tw... Read Chapter

When the Past Calls

Submitted: November 06, 2017

Nick didn't waste any time, taking her in his arms and leaning back against the headboard. He stroked her ears as she burrowed into his c... Read Chapter

The Longest Morning

Submitted: November 07, 2017

Judy woke the next morning to low singing and tasty smells. She slipped out of bed and checked Terry's room, seeing his crib was empty. K... Read Chapter

Pretty Little Psycho

Submitted: November 09, 2017

Suite 427 was one of the last rooms on the fourth floor, Nick kept himself curled in the corner of the elevator the whole way, trying so ... Read Chapter

A New Kind of Music

Submitted: November 11, 2017

Nick had spent most of the afternoon slumped over his desk, trying to come up with some kind of suspect. There weren't many mammals he'd ... Read Chapter

One Less Secret

Submitted: November 12, 2017

The sunset always looked so incredible in the city, reflecting off any number of mirrored windows set in buildings of all shapes and size... Read Chapter

This Little Girl

Submitted: November 15, 2017

Nick had barely pulled out of the lot when the call came. A shop in Savanna Central had been broken into just before opening, and the own... Read Chapter

A Sweet Goodbye

Submitted: November 16, 2017

Judy hadn't realized just how much she'd missed the precinct the last few months until she walked through the front doors again, a wide s... Read Chapter

Meeting Up

Submitted: November 18, 2017

"Who?" Judy followed his gaze, seeing a white and bluish gray vixen in a tight, dark violet dress, a deep blue backpack hanging off one s... Read Chapter

Pacify Her

Submitted: November 20, 2017

The Canyonlands was an off-shoot of Sahara Square, where most of the district's factories had been built. Nick had just dropped Alice off... Read Chapter

Sunset Desires

Submitted: November 22, 2017

Nick hadn't expected to see Finnick when he entered the lobby, and had spent a few minutes catching up with him before heading to his flo... Read Chapter

Married Hijinks

Submitted: November 24, 2017

Nick cried out one last time before falling back, groaning as his breath rasped from his lungs. The sound of swallowing made his ears twi... Read Chapter

Peace of Mind

Submitted: November 27, 2017

The bullpen was unusually quiet when he walked in, his ears falling back when he saw everyone's downtrodden looks. "What happened?" h... Read Chapter

Shatter Me

Submitted: November 30, 2017

Nick was jolted awake by a loud, piercing squeal, his head snapping toward the source of the sound. Ben was bouncing excitedly in the doo... Read Chapter

Boardroom

Submitted: December 03, 2017

"So, I finished tracing the signals from those weird calls," Stephanie slipped into the conference room, her tail stilling its idle wave ... Read Chapter

Dollhouse

Submitted: December 07, 2017

Alice was chatting with Ben when Nick reached the lobby, perched on the edge of his desk with the bubbly cheetah hanging on her every wor... Read Chapter

Fallen Law

Submitted: December 15, 2017

Dunlap and Sweetwater had lawyered up, an occurrence no one found surprising. It hadn't taken long for Tony and Stephanie to find out wha... Read Chapter

Puppet

Submitted: December 22, 2017

Nick let his head drop back against the seat, his fingers viced around the steering wheel. He'd just missed visiting hours at Savanna Gen... Read Chapter

Dirty Angel

Submitted: December 25, 2017

If there was ever a place destined to be the scene of something grisly, it was the intersection of Slaughter Road and Leathertree Lane, w... Read Chapter

Forced Break

Submitted: December 30, 2017

Nick finally dragged himself from sleep, nearly falling off the bed when he saw what time it was. Shit, I missed the whole day! H... Read Chapter

Mutual Secrets

Submitted: December 31, 2017

"Ow, watch the claws, Nick!" "Sorry, Carrots," Nick let go, helping Judy to her feet. There were only a few weeks left before he went... Read Chapter

Restlessness

Submitted: January 07, 2018

Bogo had left Nick and Judy the same message on their phones, that Nick would be suspended if he were seen anywhere near a precinct befor... Read Chapter

How Could You?

Submitted: January 08, 2018

Judy had finally gotten Alice to call her mother, the conversation just as tense as she'd expected it to be. Sophia had been hysterical, ... Read Chapter

Calling All the Monsters

Submitted: January 09, 2018

Nick groaned, coughing harshly as he fumbled blindly for something to hold onto. He found the edge of the couch and slowly pulled himself... Read Chapter

Cut

Submitted: January 16, 2018

"Nick?" Alice was confused. "Fin and I just got back to the loft, I thought we were having a dinner thing tonight?" Nick sw... Read Chapter

Shallow Tides

Submitted: January 20, 2018

Alice couldn't remember the last time she'd been so worried. Nick had called her, asking that she and Finnick come down to the precinct a... Read Chapter

Smoke and Mirrors

Submitted: January 24, 2018

Sitting on the farthest edge of the Marshlands, West Water Planetarium had been closed for renovations for weeks. With Nick basically und... Read Chapter

I Won't Give Up

Submitted: January 26, 2018

Finally! Judy cheered internally as the cuff clicked open, and she pulled her wrist free, flexing her paw to try and get the feeling ... Read Chapter

Catch Me if You Can

Submitted: January 28, 2018

Judy couldn't believe what she had just done, keeping her fingers clenched around her makeshift weapon. Nate was still yelling, tears spi... Read Chapter

Hard to Swallow

Submitted: February 01, 2018

Alice wasn't picking up her cell, not that anyone was surprised. Nick slid down from his oversized chair and started pacing, his fur bris... Read Chapter

Broken Reason

Submitted: February 05, 2018

The room wasn't anything special, the walls painted a pale beige, the dark blue carpet speckled with different colors. A double bed took ... Read Chapter

Come to Terms

Submitted: February 10, 2018

Nick peeled out of his wrinkled, sweat-stained uniform, sighing heavily as he stepped under the torrent of water from the shower head. Th... Read Chapter

Long Overdue

Submitted: February 11, 2018

Nick groaned as he woke up, rubbing the back of his neck to try and ease the tension. He didn't know how long he'd cried before passing o... Read Chapter

Time Everafter

Submitted: February 11, 2018

It didn't feel like it'd been over a year since the Mistress Murders, as the case had been dubbed by the media. Nick hadn't argued when B... Read Chapter

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