The Midnight Man
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Joined 01-15-07, id: 1198823, Profile Updated: 07-24-15
Author has written 7 stories for Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers, Tale Spin, and Cartoon X-overs.

A couple of words about me

In the Ranger fandom, I'm known as Midnight Man or simply Midnight; my real name, however, is kept secret unless it is necessary. I'm a German born in late '75, this makes me one of the few successful continental European CDRR fan fiction writers.

I've been a (closet) Rangerphile—and Gadgephile—since the show's first airing in Germany in January 1991, but it wasn't before early 2006 that I became actively involved in the fandom, and I'm an Acorn Café member since March 1, 2006, 12:00 AM local time (hence the nickname). It's the Acorn Café, by the way, where all my written works have premiered so far and will premiere in the future. Written works means ten stories of very different lengths and 30 song parodies that have been published until today. I'm a part-time Spinner (TaleSpin fan), too, but not half as die-hard as I'm a Rangerphile. Anyway, I was able to use my TaleSpin knowledge when I wrote my first "serious" fanfic, Too Huge To Be True, which was probably also the first full-blown Rescue Rangers/TaleSpin crossover ever.

Most of my stories and all that will be avaliable here take place in a continuous universe, so reading them in chronological order is highly recommended. I won't publish all my written works here, some of them simply don't fit here, but they're not necessary for understanding my universe, and most of them are exclusively available at the Acorn Café anyway.

While my earlier works which came to this place had all been published at the Café before, I will try to simulcast newer stories at several locations, including the Café as well as FanFiction.net, at the same time.

For those who like the Rescue Rangers and who want to look beyond the show itself and FanFiction.net, here are some links:

The Acorn Café · This message board is the heart and soul of the whole fandom, established in an earlier incarnation in February 1998. Meet Rangerphiles from all over the world, talk about all things Rangery, and enjoy fan art and fan fiction. Don't miss it!

The RRDatabase · Created by Matt Plotecher, the famous fan fiction writer (yes, he wrote more than the one story published here) and incredibly prolific Rangerphile from times past, and now maintained by Tanka who took over from Winston this year, the RRDatabase collects creations of Rangerphiles, mostly art and fiction, in one giant archive.

Oh, and I forgot to mention that you're always welcome to read and review my stories.

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A Matter Of Time reviews
While the five original Rangers are away on a case, the remaining new recruits stumble upon one of their own - and an unconscious mouse with a background they would hardly be able to imagine.
Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,687 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/1/2010 - Published: 5/10/2008 - Complete
Little Bright Star – A Ranger Tale Of New York reviews
It is the end of 1988, and the Rescue Rangers are going to have their first Christmas together. But while this holiday reminds Gadget of her immediate past, someone seems to wreak havoc in the city. It's more than one case for the Rescue Rangers.
Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,431 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/6/2009 - Published: 12/22/2008 - Complete
Diamonds In The Desert reviews
An all new story about an unusual case. Sometimes, to do good, even the Rescue Rangers have to take a step onto the other side of justice. And old acquaintances return when they hardly expect it.
Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 37 - Words: 95,171 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/29/2008 - Published: 11/22/2007 - Complete
Last Date reviews
Not only has the Rescue Rangers team been expanded, but after many years of successlessly dating each other, Chip and Gadget both make the same decision independently. This story premiered at the Acorn Café in December 2006. Please rate and review.
Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,340 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/9/2007 - Complete
Lost And Found reviews
An encounter with someone the Rangers would never have expected to meet takes them onto a case right through the history of the Hackwrench family. The author's 6th story, written from May 25 to October 3, 2006, and premiered at the Acorn Café. Please R&R.
Crossover - Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers & Cartoon X-overs - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 47,844 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/3/2007 - Complete
First Date reviews
1990. Four weeks after the events of Good Times, Bat Times, Dale is taken out of the love triangle by Foxglove, and Chip's way to Gadget seems free. Can he cope with this new situation? The author's 5th story, written from 5.23.06 to 9.13.06. Please R&R.
Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,715 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2007 - Complete
Too Huge To Be True reviews
Chip 'n Dale Rescue RangersTaleSpin crossover. As the consequence of a TaleSpin marathon on TV, Gadget dreams herself and her Ranger friends to Cape Suzette—and not only them. Written from April 1 to May 21, 2006 premiered at the Acorn Café. R&R.
Crossover - Chip and Dale's Rescue Rangers & Tale Spin - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 26 - Words: 40,938 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/21/2007 - Published: 1/20/2007 - Complete