Zandra's Ashes
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Joined 04-06-09, id: 1892314, Profile Updated: 12-07-16
Author has written 25 stories for Stargate: Atlantis.

Obviously, I am a fan of Stargate Atlantis. SG1 and Farscape(!) are also never very far from my DVD player. Writing is not my day job, but I enjoy it.

See you out there!

10/29/16: I did not have a beta for most of my fics, but (hopefully) my grammar and style improved over the years. I've cleaned up several of my older stories, so you may want to check them out. They should be a much more enjoyable read now. I'll keep working on the others as time allows.

Updated stories include: Fracture, Just a Little Snow, The Post it Note, Playing in the Rain, Occupational Hazard, Honor the Fallen, A Noteworthy Day, Civil Disobedience, Redemption, Truth or Dare, A New Year's Resolution, Unrequited, It was a Different Life.

Relinquish is one of my favorites. It's in better shape than some of the others remaining, but I think it's going to be next up on the list just because :)

Last note: There is a great group of writers I know that came together to craft a sixth season of Stargate Atlantis and it is amazing. Well worth the read (or a dozen.) If you haven't already, I highly recommend , Google "SGA Rising" or copy link for www.sga-rising.com.

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Atlantis Orientation by ShipperWriter reviews
New job. New rules. New players. Somebody's gotta break the rookies in. Set in Season 3, contains Sparky and crack. What more could you ask for?
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,218 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 6/28/2014 - Published: 12/10/2010 - Elizabeth W., John S.
What Do You Mean I Can't Park Here? by Erin87 reviews
Sheppard and the team run into a little trouble with the natives while visiting a new planet.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,348 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/10/2010 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete
Mysterious Lemons by The Starplater reviews
One lemon, two lemons, three lemons, four. Five lemons, six lemons, seven lemons, MORE! Where are all these lemons coming from?
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 12 - Words: 16,423 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 12/27/2009 - Published: 10/30/2009 - Rodney M. - Complete
Blank Slate by IronyRocks reviews
In an alternate reality where Major John Sheppard never heard of the Stargate program, he's assigned to protect Dr. Elizabeth Weir during a diplomatic mission in Iraq. Things go sideways, bringing to surface life-shattering truths. Shep/Weir
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 15,713 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/29/2009 - Elizabeth W., John S. - Complete
Leveling Fluids by Vala-sg1 reviews
A humorous spin on the alien aphrodisiac drug cliché.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,343 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/27/2008 - Elizabeth W., John S. - Complete
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Everlong reviews
Post Lifeline AU. Elizabeth has been back on Earth for over a year. A chance encounter with John brings their past relationship to light and changes the course of their future. Rating moved to M for later chapters. Not explicit, but adult situations.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 213,486 - Reviews: 232 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 5/29 - Published: 11/12/2016 - Elizabeth W., John S.
The Dead Man Zone reviews
Wildfire strikes the Lantean mainland. John Sheppard and Carson Beckett head into waves of fire for a search and rescue of two Athosians who are unaccounted for. Written for Secret Santa on Gateworld, the recipient requested John or Carson whump. Being the giving person I am, lol, I'm serving up a healthy dose for both men.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,356 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/19/2016 - John S., Carson B. - Complete
The Magic Hour reviews
The sky was reminiscent of her childhood kaleidoscope, a mesmerizing riot of fire and ice . Her mother had always called the time just before sunset the golden hour, but that seemed too simple to capture the powerful rush Elizabeth experienced as she stood by John's side. A friend once called it the magic hour and, tonight, she finally understood why.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 15,858 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/9/2016 - Published: 10/16/2016 - Elizabeth W., John S. - Complete
It was a Different Life reviews
What did John turn his back on when he left McMurdo? An old flame arrives on Atlantis with news that will change John's life. Original char. A/U or a backstory that could have been.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,365 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/31/2011 - Published: 7/22/2011 - Elizabeth W., John S.
Occupational Hazard reviews
John and Elizabeth spend an interesting evening in Colorado Springs prior to their return on the Daedalus. Missing scene- Intruder. Written for failegaidin's Writing Challenge on LJ.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,315 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/7/2011 - Elizabeth W., John S.
The Hot Button reviews
Elizabeth discovers a picture in John's pocket when mending his shirt. It is a drawing of them at a recent Athosian harvest festival and the image makes them both realize they've already crossed that unspoken line.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,299 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 2/15/2011 - Published: 1/19/2011 - Elizabeth W., John S.
A Noteworthy Day reviews
A collection of fav quotes woven into a fun little fic. John/Elizabeth, McKay, Beckett and Ronon attempt to solve a considerable problem with Atlantis, but are plagued with delays because no one can seem to keep a straight face. Just for fun!
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,631 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/25/2011 - John S., Elizabeth W.
The Post It Note reviews
A lusty little funny story that addresses those storage closet rumors and answers the question of why Sheppard was really straightening out his pants in the first scene of Vengeance. You know you want to- go ahead and check it out ;
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,572 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/17/2011 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Playing in the Rain reviews
Rain is the forecast for days on end, drudging up unwelcome memories of different storm. John and Elizabeth steal some time away from work, finding a different way to create electricity and creating steamier memories to associate with rain.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,230 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/16/2011 - Elizabeth W., John S.
Truth or Dare reviews
Guy's poker night morphs to Truth or Dare b/c of Radek's liquor leaving McKay, Zelenka, Lorne and Ronon watching video feed to find the answer to the final drunken question of the night: Will John Sheppard have sex or puke tonight?
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,676 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/15/2011 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Honor the Fallen reviews
A unique glimpse of John and Elizabeth's relationship through Major Lorne's eyes while they are dealing with the loss of one of their own.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,943 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 1/11/2011 - Published: 11/10/2010 - John S., Elizabeth W.
A New Year's Resolution reviews
John is stunned when he suggests a New Year's Resolution and Elizabeth decides to go on a date.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,027 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Published: 1/1/2011 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Relinquish reviews
"It's a love story, baby just say yes." What happens when John steps in to escort Elizabeth to Simon's wedding? They are waiting "expectantly" on Earth for the Deadalus to be repaired so they can return to Atlantis.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 35,963 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 12/31/2010 - Published: 2/3/2010 - Elizabeth W., John S.
Just a Little Snow reviews
Car problems and icy roads. Sparks fly when when John and Elizabeth are snowbound in a small town.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,054 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 12/24/2010 - Published: 12/1/2010 - Elizabeth W., John S.
Redemption reviews
Post Brotherhood, Elizabeth confronts John about the impending threat to Atlantis. In doing so, she faces surfacing emotions she'd previously held bottled tightly inside. Continuing chapters follow consecutive eps.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,133 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 3/22/2010 - Published: 3/10/2010 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Unrequited reviews
The title is somewhat misleading, this is a nice fluffy John and Elizabeth Valentine's . Enjoy!
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 591 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 2/9/2010 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete
The Rift reviews
Post Trinity. McKay doesn’t fully understand why John and Elizabeth are so angry. John's friends try to protect him from himself when Elizabeth makes a devastating decision.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 13,188 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 1/17/2010 - Published: 12/15/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W.
All the Pretty Boys reviews
Elizabeth takes an all female team, Teyla, Cadman and Katie, to a world where women are the dominent sex. When the boys find out, they quickly follow. John, Ronon, McKay and Lorne are not too happy with what they find. Just for fun!
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,019 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/9/2010 - Published: 12/29/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Love Bug reviews
Oh... damn. John looked so good Elizabeth had to turn around just to make sure he wasn't waiting for someone else. They didn't grow men like this where she came from. He couldn't possibly be hers. Men like him didn't look at her like he did. But he was. Mistletoe overtakes Atlantis and Elizabeth wonders if her heart would survive the holiday season.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,736 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 12/23/2009 - Published: 12/17/2009 - Elizabeth W., John S. - Complete
Civil Disobediance reviews
Post Hot Zone. John was more adept at dealing with Elizabeth's anger when it was cool and remote. Professional anger. This woman he'd discovered tonight was simmering in a much more sensual manner. She knew, he realized. She knew he cared about her, a lot more than he was supposed to and he couldn't wrap his mind around this challenge she was presenting him.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,068 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/11/2009 - Elizabeth W., John S.
Twas the Morning After Halloween reviews
John and Elizabeth find themselves entangled quite literally. Hilarity ensues as they embark on a mission of damage control and a quest to keep their relationship a secret on Atlantis.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,659 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/16/2009 - Published: 11/1/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete
Seeking Sanctuary reviews
Post Common Ground. John returns from the mission to find that Elizabeth has fled to Proculus, unable to face him in the aftermath. He can't stop himself from going after her. Chapter 3 may need to go to a M rating, let me know if it's necessary, Thanks!
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,927 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 11/3/2009 - Published: 10/29/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W.
Lady of the Night reviews
Quirky friends, silly costumes, athosian liquors and a beautiful ghost that's sweet on John. It must be Halloween on Atlantis! Elizabeth is not thrilled about his new admirer. Pre-romance/romance. More fun and less angst than my norm-promise!
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,961 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/23/2009 - Published: 10/21/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete
Fracture reviews
Post adrift A/U. McKay didn’t allow Keller to apprise anyone of the severity of Elizabeth’s injury until a day later, after he'd reactivated the nanites. That one night changed everything for John and Elizabeth. Final Chapter is posted.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 26,620 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 10/17/2009 - Published: 9/17/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete
The Storm Rages on Within reviews
The events of the storm affected John and Elizabeth more than they would ever admit. Pushing away from each other, their friends plotting to force their collision. The fallout is harder than anyone could have anticipated.
Stargate: Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,673 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/7/2009 - Published: 7/5/2009 - John S., Elizabeth W. - Complete