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After losing the war against the Cylons, the Battlestar Galactica crew speed toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin face waning supplies, crushed morale…and the credible threat of Cylons aboard the ship.
- This Much, I Can Give Five times Laura Roslin saw something more to Tom Zarek, and the one time she returned the favor. Not a Roslin/Zarek pairing. (1,596 words, General Audience)
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
- A Private Blessing Ilsa didn’t find out what happened to Rick until it already had. But she’s never forgotten. (562 words, General Audience)
Meet Richard Castle: he’s a successful murder-mystery writer who just killed off his main character. After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, he gets permission to tag along with an NYPD homicide detective for research purposes. Solving murders just got a whole lot more fun.
- Family Secrets Newly-promoted investigative reporter Marty Castle starts working on her first article series. What she finds out when investigating it — and what happens while she does — will give her an unexpected, and sometimes painful, education about the things parents don’t tell their children. (25,190 words, General Audience)
- React, Distract, Act Ryan-centric episode tag to 5×04, “Murder, He Wrote.” Sometimes, it’s better not to know. Castle/Beckett. (908 words, General Audience)
His name is Gary Hobson. He gets tomorrow’s newspaper today. He doesn’t know how. He doesn’t know why. All he knows is when the early edition hits his doorstep, he has 24 hours to set things right.
- Fate is a Choice Episode addition to “Time.” It had all seemed so clear at the time. But now, Gary has regrets about passing along that pocket knife. (1,413 words, General Audience)
Colonists, crash-landed on an alien planet, begin the long trek to their originally designated landing place, facing both alien and human threats.
- A Need for Reality A mysterious visitor haunts Devon’s dreams, offering her the solution for all her problems. What she needs, though, is reality. Devon/Sheppard. (1,281 words, General Audience)
- Lent Human or Terrian? Which is Mary? After she runs away into the woods by herself, she learns the answer. Mary/Whalen. (7,272 words, Teen Audience)
- Seventeen Months This is a virtual Season 2, picking up immediately after “All About Eve” and covering a seventeen-month time frame (hence the series name).
- Tales from Winter Camp This is a collection of standalone vignettes, all set during and around the time Eden Advance spent at the Winter Camp.
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small, spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.
- A Life of Constant Travel Travel is the one constant in life aboard Serenity. (1,150 words, General Audience)
- Miranda’s Legacy This is a collection of standalone vignettes, all set post-BDM.
- Natural Beauty After the events of “The Message,” Simon and Kaylee pause to consider the beauty of St. Albans’ mountains. Simon/Kaylee. (514 words, General Audience)
Captain Hunt and the crew of the Starship Andromeda set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall.
- Any Good Captain After the events of “D Minus Zero,” Dylan realizes he has some things left to learn. (1,004 words, General Audience)
I mostly write fan fiction, but I do occasionally delve into fully original work. Most of it is copyrighted with all rights reserved and thus, not available online. However, since I don’t ever intend to submit the below items for potential paid publication, I’ve released some of the rights.
- Blame the Twilight Appearances can be deceiving! Unfortunately, when you investigate without being certain, it could also start trouble. (391 words, General Audience)
- The Man Under the Tulip Tree Every Tuesday afternoon, there’s a mysterious visitor under her office window. (1,223 words, General Audience)
Orbiting the liberated planet of Bajor, a Federation space station guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the Galaxy.
- In Plain Sight The darkness is surrounding him now, and he will not see her again. Yet he has no regrets about never explicitly telling her the truth. Tain/Mila. (5,020 words, Teen Audience)
Before Janeway and Sisko, before Picard and Kirk, Enterprise made its own first trek into the unknown. The final frontier has a new beginning.
- Greatness Shared, Grief Halved T’Pol has an unexpected, but not unwelcome, visitor in her quarters shortly after her mother’s funeral. Trip/T’Pol friendship. (1,033 words, General Audience)
- Late Night Contemplation A late-night encounter leaves T’Pol with some intriguing food for thought. Set during “Broken Bow.” (1,224 words, General Audience)
- Local Attractions Malcolm didn’t realize it was love until it was too late…or was it? Sometimes, the things we see the most are the things we understand the least. Primarily Reed/Sato, but contains a Reed/Tucker subplot. (9,216 words, General Audience)
- Near Miss On the Xindi weapon, Jonathan Archer learned an old cliché was true: his life flashed before his eyes. (300 words, General Audience)
- Not Everything is Different A lot changed between 1944 and 2154. Alicia Travers discovers that some things are still the same, though. Archer/Sato. (1,512 words, General Audience)
- Nothing Overlooked Travis is grumpy. Hoshi has a secret. Plans are afoot. What do all these interpersonal dynamics have to do with a mission to explore abandoned Xindi ruins? Mayweather/Sato friendship. (1,298 words, General Audience)
- Truly the Best Humans have five senses: sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell. When something can be perceived with all five of those senses, it’s definitely the best in its class. (1,260 words, General Audience)
Pulled to the far side of the Galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
- Birthday Gift Five years after their return from the Delta Quadrant, Admiral Janeway is the recipient of an unsettling, anonymous birthday gift. Post-J/C, revised. (2,225 words, General Audience)
- First Kiss The Doctor left a few things out of the curriculum when he agreed to tutor Seven of Nine about human social customs. (1,732 words, General Audience)
- Limits Captain Janeway is seriously injured in a fall and must address the consequences while the Voyager crew, desperate for supplies, must solve a scientific mystery on the planet where she was hurt. General with a J/C slant; revised & expanded. (23,857 words, General Audience)
- Popcorn and Hot Chocolate After hearing his father’s words during their first successful contact with the Alpha Quadrant in six years, Tom Paris’ attitude toward their relationship takes an unexpected turn. Janeway/Paris friendship with references to P/T. Revised. (1,144 words, General Audience)
- Roses Before leaving to fight the Borg in Unimatrix Zero, Janeway leaves Chakotay a message of goodwill in a time and a manner only he will understand. Janeway/Chakotay, revised. (2,442 words, General Audience)
- Sweet Riddles Neelix isn’t the only crew member who benefits from Commander Tuvok’s newly discovered love of cooking sweet things. (400 words, General Audience)
- The Dance Every time Captain Janeway and Commander Chakotay think they know each other as well as they can, they find out something new. Janeway/Chakotay. (4,256 words, General Audience)
- The Witch in the Mirror During their pursuit of the Equinox, Captain Janeway became driven in a way she thought she’d never be — and isn’t sure she likes. Revised. (880 words, General Audience)
- Vulnerability Unusual memories can surface and strange things can happen when you’re in a tense, vulnerable situation. Janeway/Paris, revised. (3,484 words, Adult Audience)
When scientists discover a fracture in time that makes it possible to construct a portal into primeval history, a bold notion is born to resettle humanity in the past — a second chance to rebuild civilization and get it right this time.
- Déjà Vu Wash and Taylor have a long history together, but some parts are better remembered and relived than others. Unfortunately, when the memory virus hit Terra Nova, she didn’t get to choose the historical moment being relived. (612 words, General Audience)
The King of the Rink is about to meet America’s Ice Queen. Theirs is a love/skate relationship.
- Foolish Making rash announcements, shouting through doors. Who’s making a fool out of who? Doug/Kate. (809 words, General Audience)