The story starts prior to Raven's Home, with Chelsea and Levi turning up at Raven's in the middle of the night. The rest of the story tells Chelsea and Raven's relationship as it becomes increasingly less platonic.
This fanfic provides examples of:
- all lowercase letters: The title is written as the search for the sublime.
- Childhood Friend Romance: Chelsea and Raven have been friends since preschool. Chelsea has had lingering feelings for years, but it takes until adulthood for Raven to recuperate them.
- Closet Key: Chelsea is Raven's. Prior to falling for her, she'd only ever been interested in men.
- Domestic Abuse: Chelsea's ex-husband was controlling and emotionally abusive. He was also physically abusive to a lesser degree.
- Has Two Mommies: Chelsea and Raven end up making a blended family with their three kids.
- Slash Fic: The Search For The Sublime is a Raven/Chelsea fanfic.