Authors - 2008


Title
A Face That Nobody Knows
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Someone finds out.
Summary
The best night of Rodney McKay's life was when the Night-Owl started serving five-cent coffee after the government ended two years of ration restrictions. As it turned out, it would also be the night he encountered John Sheppard, and even much later there were times when he was still not wholly convinced that it turned out to be a good thing.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
R
Word Count
44179 words
Companion Artwork
  • A Face That Nobody Knows by almost_clara

Title
Long Lost Friend with anuna_81
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Tabula Rasa - They don't get all of their memories back.
Summary
An alien disease strikes the population of Atlantis, causing the members of expedition, apart from Ronon and Teyla, to lose their memories. When Ronon, Lorne and Sheppard attempt to bring a plant which can cure the disease from the Mainland, Sheppard gets lost, and Ronon and Lorne are forced to leave him behind.
When John Sheppard is found, Doctor Keller realizes that he might suffer from a permanent memory damage, unlike the rest of the expedition members who received their treatment on time. However, Sheppard begins to remeber bits and pieces of his past. After he realizes he left the woman he loves in the hands of the enemy, he is determined to find her. Teyla offers to help him, and so the search for Elizabeth begins.
However, John doesn't know that the search after Elizabeth will turn out to be a search for his true self - and not just for him, but for his friends too.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
60900 words
Companion Artwork
  • Blue Sky Blues by Ankareeda
  • Long Lost Friend by Ankareeda
  • Long Lost Friend by medie
  • Long Lost Friend by medie
  • One More Day... by Ankareeda
  • untitled by atlantis_flygirl
  • untitled by atlantis_flygirl
  • You Are What You Remember by Ankareeda

Title
Long Lost Friend with alternate0ego
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Tabula Rasa - They don't get all of their memories back.
Summary
An alien disease strikes the population of Atlantis, causing the members of expedition, apart from Ronon and Teyla, to lose their memories. When Ronon, Lorne and Sheppard attempt to bring a plant which can cure the disease from the Mainland, Sheppard gets lost, and Ronon and Lorne are forced to leave him behind.
When John Sheppard is found, Doctor Keller realizes that he might suffer from a permanent memory damage, unlike the rest of the expedition members who received their treatment on time. However, Sheppard begins to remeber bits and pieces of his past. After he realizes he left the woman he loves in the hands of the enemy, he is determined to find her. Teyla offers to help him, and so the search for Elizabeth begins.
However, John doesn't know that the search after Elizabeth will turn out to be a search for his true self - and not just for him, but for his friends too.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
60900 words
Companion Artwork
  • Blue Sky Blues by Ankareeda
  • Long Lost Friend by Ankareeda
  • Long Lost Friend by medie
  • Long Lost Friend by medie
  • One More Day... by Ankareeda
  • untitled by atlantis_flygirl
  • untitled by atlantis_flygirl
  • You Are What You Remember by Ankareeda

Title
The Water Grinds the Stone
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Declassification.
Summary
When the Stargate Program goes public, old loyalties are set against new ambitions for the Atlantis team, but a deal with the devil to save McKay's life will bring everything full circle and leave Sheppard in need of saving too, when Earth finds itself in contention with the people of the Pegasus Galaxy.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
242740 words
Companion Artwork
  • The Water Grinds The Stone by gblvr

Title
Never As Bad As Anticipated (Until It Is)
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Reunion - Sam isn't the one that gets chosen as leader.
Summary
Atlantis wasn't Cam's first choice for reassignment; he probably wasn't Atlantis' first choice for the new expedition leader either. Sometimes you work with what you've got anyway, even if what you've got includes seers, ill-advised rescue missions, replicators, wraith in the city and John Sheppard.
Pairing
Mitchell/Sheppard (minor Emmagan/Kanaan, Brown/McKay)
Rating
R
Word Count
72923 words
Companion Artwork
  • Never As Bad by sian1359
  • Never As Bad As Anticipated cover by Cala Jane
  • tulips by clayeer

Title
The Price That Life Exacts
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   After season 4. / John is more Ancient than anyone realizes.
Summary
When John disappears without a trace during a routine mission, people in a beleaguered Atlantis eventually have to try to move on. Rodney never completely gives up hope of finding John, and though he soldiers on to help Atlantis, a year later he still lives every day with his grief.

The story opens with a shocking discovery that may help Rodney come to terms with some truths about himself and his relationship with John, and will have consequences beyond what anyone might predict.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
63848 words
Companion Artwork
  • It Sounded Like This by aesc

Title
Mother Country
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Conflicts between Earth and Pegasus politics.
Summary
None of them were made for this bureaucratic nightmare, but they couldn't just leave the people of Pegasus to twist in the wind. That wasn't why they were here.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, Dex/Keller, Lorne/Zelenka (if you squint)
Rating
PG
Word Count
58880 words
Companion Artwork
  • Mother Country novel cover by thisissirius
  • This Thing Between Us by Leyna

Title
Guilty Until Proven
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Outcast - John's brother Dave somehow becomes involved with the Replicators.
Summary
John Sheppard returns to Atlantis after burying his father and now the SGC and the IOA are sending him back to Earth again! Is there another Replicator on the loose and if so how are David Sheppard and John's father involved? Can Sheppard balance his relatively new relationship with Rodney McKay and a brother he can barely hold a conversation with, while at the same time dealing with revenge, family secrets and the ghost of Henry Wallace? Can Rodney figure things out in time before a quest for vengeance destroys John? And where in the world is Dr. Lee? Regardless of the outcome one thing is for certain, this time Rodney's not letting John out of the Pegasus galaxy without him!
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
R
Word Count
51111 words
Companion Artwork
  • Midnight Confession by Leyna

Title
We Fought in a War
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Reunion - Sam isn't the one that gets chosen as leader.
Summary
This is a complete rewrite of season four (and the first two of season five apparently, but seriously, a lot of this was written before that) with the concept that Radek Zelenka was made leader of Atlantis. Some of the changes are subtle, some of them are very drastic, but mostly this is Radek's story and his struggle to balance all the things that make him who is plus his new position as leader.
Pairing
Gen
Rating
R
Word Count
70339 words
Companion Artwork
  • We Fought in a War by Fruiturchin
  • We Fought in the War by lilbreck

Title
This Bolder Life with Telesilla
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Someone finds out.
Summary
After a pair of newspaper reporters uncover the existence of the Stargate Program, the team, along with Rodney and Teyla's baby daughter Elizabeth, travel to Earth in order for John and Rodney to testify before the US Congress. However, not everyone in the world approves of the program, and as Team AR-1 fights bureaucrats and politicians to keep the program alive, a group of extremists take matters into their own hands.
Pairing
Dex/Emmagan/McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
40500 words
Companion Artwork
  • This Bolder Life by fractalreality

Title
Finding Home
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Reunion - Sam isn't the one that gets chosen as leader.
Summary
When John continued staring at him blankly, Rodney thought he'd clarify. "We're going to run, John. We've got two weeks before the Daedalus gets here. Which means in a week and a half, we have to be long gone from the city."
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
54960 words
Companion Artwork
  • Finding Home by beeej

Title
A Clear and Different Light with naye
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Encounters with Alternate Realities.
Summary
Rodney McKay, raised by a pod of telepathic whales. John Sheppard, mage with fae blood. Teyla Emmagan, rune-scientist. Ronon Dex, winged soldier. On the waystation of Atlantis, they're about to become embroiled in an age-old war against a brutal enemy.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
88000 words
Companion Artwork
  • Cleansing Fire by Cynicatlantis
  • Cover by bellewhan
  • Flying by bellewhan
  • Working by bellewhan
  • Zombie by bellewhan

Title
See No Evil
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Never happened.
Summary
In a world without the SGC, John Sheppard never got his second chance and is ushered into early retirement. Nine months later he's working as a test pilot for the world's leading defense contractor on a groundbreaking new plane, and has just been introduced to his difficult new coworker, one Dr. Rodney McKay. However, not everything is as it appears to be. There's something very strange about this plane, John's employer--and Rodney McKay.
Pairing
Gen
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
89048 words
Companion Artwork
  • See No Evil by mapsandlegends

Title
Lost In The Veins of This City with kalesbohan
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Totally AU.
Summary
As the death toll rises in the city of Atlantis, detectives Elizabeth Weir and John Sheppard attempt to find the source of the problem, but all is not as it seems and what begins as a simple case may change their world, again.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
R
Word Count
75855 words
Companion Artwork
  • Banner Duo by Ed_84
  • Detective Elizabeth Weir by Ed_84
  • Partners by Ed_84
  • Vala's Cafe by Ed_84

Title
Parenthetical with medie
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Adrift - Elizabeth has the nanites, but is never captured by the Replicators.
Summary
After Elizabeth Weir, John Sheppard, Rodney McKay, and Ronon Dex escape from the Asurans in Lifeline, the ZPM they risked everything for is drained of power during the city's landing on a new planet. Everything that Elizabeth knows about herself could change in a heartbeat. She fears that she could endanger those the loves, so she pushes them away, but John is determined not to let her deal with this on her own.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir, Emmagan/Heightmeyer/Lorne, hints of Dex/Keller
Rating
PG
Word Count
44805 words
Companion Artwork
  • Light by Chelsey
  • Parenthetical by quiet_fractures

Title
Five Elements with snowbunny22
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Elizabeth is more Ancient than anyone realizes.
Summary
Atlantis finds themselves facing a new and unknown enemy with their only help from a mysterious five year old girl who suddenly appears. John and Elizabeth's relationship will be tested as the expedition must prepare for an oncoming storm of disastrous proportions.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
63644 words
Companion Artwork
  • Five Elements by Clara
  • Five Elements by Riekchen
  • What did I do? by Riekchen

Title
Zen And The Art Of Jumper Maintenance
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Epiphany - Rodney goes through the portal with/instead of John.
Summary
The one where Rodney gets sucked in and John… follows. Featuring a quirky John, Rodney in orange robes, crazy Ancient-worship, sheep milking and jumpers that aren't broken but need to be fixed anyway.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
R
Word Count
40119 words
Companion Artwork
  • happy birthday by kiden

Title
The Patriot Act
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Totally AU.
Summary
An uncommon team of Secret Service agents are called in for a special assignment when the life of a diplomat by the name of Elizabeth Weir is threatened. What unravels is a global conspiracy perpetrated by a group of powerful and mysterious men, and Agent John Sheppard quickly realizes that conventional protocol is only going to get his charge killed. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and in this game, it's only the fate of a nation that hangs in the balance.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
74184 words
Companion Artwork
  • Agent Emmagan by Ed_84
  • chemistry by justhere1971
  • Promo: Caldwell, O'Neill & Sumner by Dele
  • Promo: Elizabeth Weir by Dele
  • Promo: John & Elizabeth by Dele
  • Promo: John Sheppard by Dele
  • Promo: Marshall Sumner by Dele
  • Promo: Michael Kenmore by Dele
  • Promo: Ronon Dex by Dele
  • Promo: Teyla Emmagan by Dele
  • Promo: Villains by Dele
  • Promo: Zelenka, McKay & Emmagan by Dele
  • Secret Service Cast Promo by Ed_84
  • State Dinner - Weir by Ed_84
  • When World Collides by justhere1971

Title
Resonance
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   John is more Ancient than anyone realizes.
Summary
As everyone tries to put Atlantis back together again, John has an accident that gives him more of an insight into the city and the Ancients than he ever could have wanted. Unfortunately, this also gives the city and the Ancients an insight into him.
Pairing
Gen
Rating
PG
Word Count
45916 words
Companion Artwork
  • Resonance (Collage) by Genie
  • Resonance (Cover) by Genie

Title
A Growing Connection
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   John is more Ancient than anyone realizes.
Summary
With two new growing connections, can John Sheppard cope or will he give in?
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
R
Word Count
44810 words
Companion Artwork
  • Come To Me by mamoru22

Title
Lost In The Veins of This City with hariboo_smirks
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Totally AU.
Summary
As the death toll rises in the city of Atlantis, detectives Elizabeth Weir and John Sheppard attempt to find the source of the problem, but all is not as it seems and what begins as a simple case may change their world, again.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
R
Word Count
75855 words
Companion Artwork
  • Banner Duo by Ed_84
  • Detective Elizabeth Weir by Ed_84
  • Partners by Ed_84
  • Vala's Cafe by Ed_84

Title
Imago: The Tao of John
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Tao of Rodney - John's the one accidentally caught in the machine.
Summary
Imago: a creature in its final stage of development. John receives a gift that might be used to destroy the Wraith. It might also kill him. Can his team convince him that the cost is too high? Team plus Carson and Elizabeth.
Pairing
Gen
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
49759 words
Companion Artwork
  • Imago: The Tao of John (I) by slodwick
  • Imago: The Tao of John (II) by slodwick

Title
Circle of the Sun
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Tao of Rodney - John's the one accidentally caught in the machine.
Summary
The people of Cirellia find a naked stranger at the base of their sacred mountain and take him in. They give him a name, shelter and a Family, and the dark haired stranger tries his best to find a way to reciprocate their kindness but he struggles to fit in or be useful, secretly yearning for the sky of an unknown world, a city of silver spires and a blue eyed man who only exist in his dreams...
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, Sheppard/OC
Rating
R
Word Count
42304 words
Companion Artwork
  • Circle of the Sun by le_mot_mo

Title
Conflicts of Interest
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Totally AU.
Summary
In a world of Magic and Mad Science, John Sheppard and Elizabeth Weir try to navigate the perils of a cross-species relationship as they and the rest of the Atlantis Expedition try to unravel a mystery that could destroy two continents.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
70335 words
Companion Artwork
  • Conflicts of Interest by comanche_rider
  • Steampunk Raven by Chelsey
  • The Night by Chelsey

Title
Second Chance
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Encounters with Alternate Realities.
Summary
Major Sheppard always wondered how his life would have turned out if he had only gone on the expedition to Atlantis instead of returning home at his father's request.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
59133 words
Companion Artwork
  • Mirror Image by Leyna
  • Second Chance by lilbreck

Title
Pocket Full of Kryptonite
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Outcast - Rodney goes back to Earth with John instead of/in addition to Ronon.
Summary
"Sam, you don't... you don't understand." Rodney's hands clenched in frustration. "I can't let him go alone."
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
41075 words
Companion Artwork
  • Introductions by Girlnamedpixley
  • Missed Opportunities by Girlnamedpixley

Title
The Fall of the House of Sheppard
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Outcast - Rodney goes back to Earth with John instead of/in addition to Ronon.
Summary
John Sheppard's strange inheritance has drawn Dr. Rodney McKay across two galaxies and back again. Now Dr. McKay must survive the dark forces at work in the Sheppard house to save the man he loves!

Serious warnings for such a frivolous story: Noncon, sexual battery, and violence.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, McKay/OC
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
40150 words
Companion Artwork
  • The Fall of the House of Sheppard Cover 1 by Sal
  • The Fall of the House of Sheppard Cover 2 by Sal

Title
Parenthetical with havocthecat
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Adrift - Elizabeth has the nanites, but is never captured by the Replicators.
Summary
After Elizabeth Weir, John Sheppard, Rodney McKay, and Ronon Dex escape from the Asurans in Lifeline, the ZPM they risked everything for is drained of power during the city's landing on a new planet. Everything that Elizabeth knows about herself could change in a heartbeat. She fears that she could endanger those the loves, so she pushes them away, but John is determined not to let her deal with this on her own.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir, Emmagan/Heightmeyer/Lorne, hints of Dex/Keller
Rating
PG
Word Count
44805 words
Companion Artwork
  • Light by Chelsey
  • Parenthetical by quiet_fractures

Title
Turned Upside Down
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Totally AU.
Summary
In the final months of fighting in the American Revolutionary War, Loyalist John Sheppard arrives in Williamsburg, Virginia to investigate a suspected traitor, and lands the household of Patriot Elizabeth Weir.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir, Heightmeyer/Lorne, Teyla/Michael
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
41458 words
Companion Artwork
  • Colonial Banner by Ed_84
  • Colonial John by Ed_84
  • Turned Upside Down by medie
  • Turned Upside Down by medie

Title
The Kids Are Alright
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Outcast - Rodney goes back to Earth with John instead of/in addition to Ronon.
Summary
When John Sheppard's father dies, he finds himself faced with an estranged brother, runaway Replicators, and a budding relationship with the ever-complex, frequently annoying Rodney McKay. There is only so much a guy can take before reaching his breaking point.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
43250 words
Companion Artwork
  • The Kids Are Alright - Alternate Cover [II] by clear_as_blood
  • The Kids Are Alright - Cover [I] by clear_as_blood
  • The Kids Are Alright [III] by clear_as_blood
  • The Kids Are Alright [IV] by clear_as_blood
  • The Kids Are Alright [V] by clear_as_blood

Title
A Clear and Different Light with friendshipper
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Encounters with Alternate Realities.
Summary
Rodney McKay, raised by a pod of telepathic whales. John Sheppard, mage with fae blood. Teyla Emmagan, rune-scientist. Ronon Dex, winged soldier. On the waystation of Atlantis, they're about to become embroiled in an age-old war against a brutal enemy.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
88000 words
Companion Artwork
  • Cleansing Fire by Cynicatlantis
  • Cover by bellewhan
  • Flying by bellewhan
  • Working by bellewhan
  • Zombie by bellewhan

Title
The Axis of Pythia
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Tao of Rodney - John's the one accidentally caught in the machine.
Summary
"The machine is a broken ascension machine and now I'm evolving at an accelerated rate..." John trailed off as he tried to assimilate the two very different viewpoints on the current information coming from Elizabeth and Rodney. "I don't care if they're subconscious, McKay, stop it with the monkey cracks." He threw a glare in Rodney's direction before turning to face Elizabeth. "Well, I don't necessarily have to ascend, right? I can just stay all highly evolved and channel Jean Grey—no, not Dark Phoenix—wait, what, woah. Ascend or die? Those are really shitty options you're giving me here." He took a step back, running a hand through his sweaty hair as he tried to process. "Damnit, Elizabeth, this is not fascinating, it's my life." John glared for all his worth. "So, fine. I'll just ascend, do a quickie turnaround and come back. No, Elizabeth, it is that easy; I'll make it that easy."
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
54875 words
Companion Artwork
  • Be Right Back by Crysothemis

Title
Regions of Darkness and Light
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Declassification. / Stargate program: Someone finds out. / Forks in the Road: Sunday - That thing with the exploding tumor? That last one doesn't actually go off.
Summary
After a particularly disastrous mission for Sheppard and McKay, the two are forced onto medical leave and into an even more volatile situation as word of Atlantis is leaked to the media. Forced into the limelight and onto the television sets of millions worldwide, Sheppard and McKay discover there is more to the announcement that meets the eye.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
130500 words
Companion Artwork
  • Darkness by bingeling
  • Light by bingeling

Title
Chance, Fate, God or Grace
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: This Mortal Coil - The copies of Weir and the team aren't killed.
Summary
Presumed dead by Atlantis, with nowhere and everywhere to go in the galaxy, the Replicator clones do their best to make a new life for themselves, while struggling to come to grips with what they are.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, Dex/Weir
Rating
R
Word Count
41760 words
Companion Artwork
  • Chance, Fate, God or Grace by paraka

Title
The Most Unlikely of Couples
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Sunday - That thing with the exploding tumor? That last one doesn't actually go off.
Summary
A near death experience leads both Carson and Teyla to take a chance. A re-writing of the end of season three and all of season four.
Pairing
Beckett/Emmagan
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
40033 words
Companion Artwork
  • The Bride by aretria
  • The Most Unlikely Of Couples CoverArt by Ls-Silence

Title
Providing the Flame
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Declassification.
Summary
When the American Government and IOA decide to declassify the Stargate program, they don't expect the reaction that they get, and John Sheppard is the focus of a whirlwind of deception and intrigue.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
50425 words
Companion Artwork
  • Providing the Flame by Elli

Title
The Language of Hard Nouns
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   After season 4.
Summary
Teyla raised shaking hands to her face and traced the lines of her cheekbones, along smooth skin that was suddenly cooler to the touch, running her fingertips over the two slits in her cheeks which had not been there before. A strange cry forced its way out of her throat, high and inhuman; and that, she thought, with a sudden, dizzying clarity, was appropriate. How could she be human now; what was she anymore?
Pairing
Teyla-centric gen, but with some incidental Teyla/Michael; background Ronon/Elizabeth and Jennifer/Ronon.
Rating
R
Word Count
47228 words
Companion Artwork
  • Mother and child by almost_clara

Title
Five Elements with heimedall
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Elizabeth is more Ancient than anyone realizes.
Summary
Atlantis finds themselves facing a new and unknown enemy with their only help from a mysterious five year old girl who suddenly appears. John and Elizabeth's relationship will be tested as the expedition must prepare for an oncoming storm of disastrous proportions.
Pairing
Sheppard/Weir
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
63644 words
Companion Artwork
  • Five Elements by Clara
  • Five Elements by Riekchen
  • What did I do? by Riekchen

Title
Enthrall
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Sequel to a 2007 Big Bang story.
Summary
Rodney McKay thought his biggest failure was the Arcturus Project and the destruction of 4/5ths of a solar system. John Sheppard thought losing his confidence in Rodney was the hardest loss he would ever face.

But their most terrible failures were yet to come, and they would each face losing everything, including themselves.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
85901 words
Companion Artwork
  • At Peace by ileliberte
  • Isolation (cover for Enthrall) by Crysothemis

Title
Draconian Measures
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Encounters with Alternate Realities.
Summary
Following on from the Stargate SG-1 episode, 'The Road Not Taken'. Rodney is coerced into taking over Sam's role as President Landry's chief science adviser, but without another ZPM, he knows it is only a matter of time before the Ori return and destroy the Earth. However, the threat comes from an unexpected direction, and as Earth falls to the Goa'uld System Lords, who want to make Earth their final battleground against the Ori, Rodney and John organize the escape of those they are able to save using the last of Earth's ships (Daedalus and Prometheus) and the Stargate. As they battle to raise Atlantis and then power her, John and Rodney discover that the Goa'uld and the Ori are not the only enemy they must overcome before Atlantis can become a true refuge - and home.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
54851 words
Companion Artwork
  • Draconian Measures by Berlinghoff79
  • Draconian Measures 2 by Berlinghoff79
  • Safe by taliosi

Title
This Bolder Life with Darkrose
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Stargate program: Someone finds out.
Summary
After a pair of newspaper reporters uncover the existence of the Stargate Program, the team, along with Rodney and Teyla's baby daughter Elizabeth, travel to Earth in order for John and Rodney to testify before the US Congress. However, not everyone in the world approves of the program, and as Team AR-1 fights bureaucrats and politicians to keep the program alive, a group of extremists take matters into their own hands.
Pairing
Dex/Emmagan/McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
40500 words
Companion Artwork
  • This Bolder Life by fractalreality

Title
Down to Sleep
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Doppelgänger - The Alien hitches a ride in a different team member.
Summary
As the Atlantis expedition reels from their narrow escape from the Replicators, their re-location to a new planet and the loss of their commander, Team Sheppard is also attempting to deal the internal fractures which have developed. After mistakes made in the heat of conflict, John and Rodney manage to broker an uneasy peace. Will their fragile relationship be strong enough to deal with the latest threat that Pegasus appears to now be throwing at them or will their worst fears succeed in destroying them completely?
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
63880 words
Companion Artwork
  • Threat assessment by Bluespirit
  • True Kiss by Bluespirit

Title
Astonishing Persistence Of Memory: Past Time
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Common Ground - Todd doesn’t give John his life back, or gives back too little or too much.
Summary
The last they saw of him was as Kolya's prisoner, drained by the Wraith. When Atlantis finds John Sheppard living in a Pegasus village, with no memory of who he is, they endeavour to restore his memory. But a lot of things have changed in six months, including John himself. And there are some things he doesn't want to remember.
Pairing
Emmagan/Sheppard, Sheppard/oc
Rating
PG-13
Word Count
66779 words
Companion Artwork
  • Cover by Cesare
  • John Remembers Her by Livia Penn
  • The Astonishing Persistence of Memory by The Libran Iniquity

Title
Life After
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   After season 4.
Summary
"We could do more," John said, turning to him, and there was a conviction in his voice and eyes that sent shivers down Rodney's spine. "We could destroy the Wraith."
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, mention of Emmagan/Kanaan, Lorne/OFC, Ronon/OFC
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
48206 words
Companion Artwork
  • Life After by anna_luna

Title
Children of Lantean Design
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Encounters with Alternate Realities.
Summary
An explosion in the abandoned sections sends Atlantis personnel scrambling to find out why. In another universe, Atlantis has fallen. All that's left of the expedition are a group of young refugees fighting for survival in the unexplored regions of the city, transported to a parallel universe by and Ancient device. What started out as a humanitarian effort to heal the kids becomes something more as they begin to find their way in this new universe, like their own but different in fundamental ways. They change the very fabric of Atlantis, and a few meddling kids might be what certain people need to realize what's right in front of their faces.
Pairing
McKay/Sheppard, Dex/Keller, Lorne/Parrish
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
93000 words
Companion Artwork
  • Children of Lantean Design by newkidfan
  • Light Switch by Berlinghoff79

Title
Push Until It Holds
Prompt
Big Bang 2008.   Forks in the Road: Reunion - Ronon goes with the Satedans.
Summary
Ronon has known all his life that the three pillars of victory are honor, loyalty, and unity. He's been a member of Sheppard's team for two years when the team to which he owes his first loyalty finds him again, during a time when Ronon must question whether his loyalty to Atlantis is returned. Torn, he chooses the team he believes needs him the most, but the price is more than just the home he's come to love, and the reward may be betrayal and death, or worse.
Pairing
Dex/Sheppard
Rating
NC-17
Word Count
52924 words
Companion Artwork
  • Push Until It Holds by kyuuketsukirui
  • Push Until It Holds/Hand Me Down by Cosmonaut_elf
  • untitled  by Barbana