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Joined 09-24-02, id: 272584
Author has written 54 stories for West Wing, and Gunsmoke.
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Defend Me From My Friends reviews
NEW CHAPTER! BACK FROM HIATUS - STORY WILL BE COMPLETED SOON! On the forsaken prairie, alone except for the wind and dust, Kitty Russell's world fell apart.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 32,798 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 2/2 - Published: 11/5/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R.
Don't You Want the Job? reviews
ATC for 'Anybody Can Kill a Marshal' Part of the flashback dialogue between Matt and Kitty is from the ep. I take no credit for that, of course, except for the surrounding description.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,845 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
A Good Shot of Whiskey reviews
A moment-in-time ficlet for the Season 11 episode 'The Hostage'
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 786 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/2/2011 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
To Do Justly reviews
He fought again and clawed upward, gagging and coughing to expel the vile fluid from his sodden lungs, but his efforts seemed futile and the final curtain of darkness fell over him, her name the last word bubbling from his lips.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 899 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/12/2010 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
The Best Part reviews
ATC to "The Avengers" - She was going to die. In just a matter of moments she was actually going to die. It wasn’t the first time Kitty Russell had faced that realization, but it was the most recent and, therefore, the most imminently possible.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,785 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/29/2009 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Elegy for a Marshal reviews
Just go on up now? While everyone was still there? While everyone could see him climb those stairs and know exactly whose room he was going to? And know exactly – well maybe not exactly – what he would be doing, and with whom?
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 30,743 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/9/2009 - Published: 1/4/2009 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Paid in Full reviews
This was his masterpiece, his tribute to a man who had eluded its comforts much longer than Percy would ever have imagined.
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,381 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 7/2/2008 - Matt D. - Complete
The West Wind reviews
With a feeling that was disturbingly familiar, he crossed his left leg over his right, smoothly avoiding her uninvited and unwelcome touch, and wondered if he should have stayed in Wichita one more day.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 39,358 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 5/11/2008 - Published: 10/14/2007 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
In Pace Requiescat reviews
Epilogue is up. A tale of suspense, horror, death, and a little romance. By Wendy and Amanda.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,525 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/20/2008 - Published: 4/4/2008 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
What Ifs reviews
A Christmas Vignette
Gunsmoke - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,046 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/26/2007 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Mulberry Bush reviews
And now here he sat, reclining in the same rocking chair from 22 years before. He wondered what would happen now, didn’t know, himself, exactly what he wanted to happen. Post ep for 'The Last Apache.' MattMike Yardner pairing.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,524 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/9/2007 - Matt D. - Complete
Haunted Heart reviews
He found his thoughts returning to another night three years earlier, a night he had lain almost in this very spot, a night he had thought would change his life. And it certainly had, but not at all the way he planned.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 108,092 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 6/24/2007 - Published: 6/24/2006 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
My Eternal Portion reviews
Ten years hadn't made a difference, but ten days had.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,332 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/12/2006 - Published: 5/4/2006 - Matt D. - Complete
At the Pleasure reviews
Suddenly, the look of calculation on her face rang bells in his head and he realized what she was trying to do: distract him from the fact that his little girl was married and gone – and he couldn’t do a thing about it.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,602 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/21/2006 - Jed B., Abbey B. - Complete
Up and Ready reviews
She let her eyelashes bat playfully. 'So Marshal, in that case, how about you make everything up to me, huh' Companion Piece to 'If a Tree Falls Before Bedtime'
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,925 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/15/2006 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
If a Tree Falls Before Bedtime reviews
EPILOGUE POSTED He stared after her a moment, confused. It almost sounded as if she wanted to be molested. But surely that didn’t make sense –
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,227 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/19/2006 - Published: 1/22/2006 - Matt D., Kitty R.
Imperfection reviews
He beat the odds because he was good – the best, they said – and Kitty knew it was true. Still, even the best weren’t perfect. And imperfection allowed for mistakes.
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 29,169 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/3/2006 - Published: 12/11/2005 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Dry Route to Dodge reviews
Kitty Russell was sick, terribly sick, and there wasn’t a thing Matt Dillon could do about it. COMPLETE
Gunsmoke - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,644 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/27/2005 - Published: 11/17/2005 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Awareness reviews
Her thoughts fluttered back to that night, to his stunned eyes. He had knelt by her side, clutched her hand in his. “I need you, Kitty. I need you.”
Gunsmoke - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,829 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/16/2005 - Matt D., Kitty R. - Complete
Let the Consequences reviews
All the hopes, all the preparation, gone, in just a matter of a few short hours. He had been so sure, so confident.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 830 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/14/2005 - Leo M., Jed B.
Nearly Like a Picture Print reviews
JedAbbey. Debbie Fiderer's POV. What? Where had that come from? It had been a mistake, coming there, she realized. She shouldn’t be witness to this moment. But her body leaned forward against her will to catch the First Lady’s response.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,770 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/20/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B.
On the Wall reviews
JEDDONNA 10th in the As I Was Drifting Away series. Donna has something to tell Jed, but can't quite find the right time.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,534 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Updated: 8/3/2005 - Published: 7/27/2005 - Jed B., Donna M. - Complete
Not by Sight reviews
JED-ABBEY All of his life he had tried to keep the faith, succeeding and failing as was the fate of all humans. But now she had asked the only question that really mattered: Do you have faith?
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,876 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Published: 4/16/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B.
A Moment Alone reviews
JEDABBEY How often do they have a moment alone? Sometimes, you have to take the chances you are given.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,187 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Published: 4/13/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B. - Complete
O, Canada reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE Post-ep for “Dead Irish Writers,” and gives a more in-depth view of the events during and after Abbey’s birthday party. It also deals with how Jed and Abbey face her decision to relinquish her medical license.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,781 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 9 - Updated: 4/6/2005 - Published: 4/2/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Masters of Their Fates reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE 'Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,rnBut in ourselves.'
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,899 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 3/31/2005 - Published: 3/27/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B.
An Honest Woman reviews
JED-CHARLIE POST-EP FOR 'THINGS FALL APART' - “Evening, Charlie.” The voice stopped him, its terrifyingly familiar tone freezing his legs in mid-step, his heart in mid-pump. Oh God. Oh God. Well, not exactly God. But pretty close.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,852 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Published: 3/31/2005 - Jed B., Charlie Y.
It Doesn't Hurt to Dream reviews
JED-DONNA 'She was seriously thinking about kissing Josiah Bartlet, the President of the United States and a man old enough to be her father. Did he have any idea, she wondered. What would happen if she acted on the impulse'
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,241 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/30/2005 - Jed B., Donna M.
Bounds of Freedom reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE 'Yin and yang. Give and take. The forces of life. Wasn’t that what it was all about, anyway' An alternate storyline for the China Summit
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 51,906 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 16 - Updated: 2/3/2005 - Published: 1/19/2005 - Jed B., Abbey B.
The Lotus' Stem reviews
JED-C.J. 'C.J. Cregg stood to the side, still not completely sure she was really witnessing this. The President had said they shouldn't pretend they didn't know this was going to happen. But she didn't know. Not this. Dear God, not this.'
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,444 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/10/2004 - Jed B., C.J. C.
I Know
JED-ABBEY Post-ep for Posse Comitatus. If this had happened, maybe Jed and Abbey wouldn't have gone through so much after "25." This was written before that season, so it has become AU.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,447 - Favs: 4 - Published: 8/2/2004 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Something Important to Say reviews
JED-ABBEY Post-ep for Manchester - the limo scene on the way to the announcement of Jed's re-election campaign. What might have happened.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,503 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/2/2004 - Jed B., Abbey B.
A Normal Day reviews
JED-LANDINGHAM-ENSEMBLE Post-ep for ITSOTG. POV: Mrs. Landingham.
West Wing - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,153 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/2/2004 - Jed B.
Whence Gaza Mourns reviews
JED-ABBEY His decision. His request. His order. His fault. Post-ep for "Gaza" and "Memorial Day."
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,546 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 9 - Updated: 7/27/2004 - Published: 7/21/2004 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Given the Force reviews
JED-ABBEY Tularemia wouldn't get through again. At least that's what Ron told him, but who the hell knew.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,291 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 6/6/2004 - Published: 6/5/2004 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Look Them in the Eye reviews
JED-JOSH Jed Bartlet worked hard not to flinch under the heavy disappointment that dulled Josh Lyman's eyes and stretched down every line of his lanky frame. Post-ep for Talking Points
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,219 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/25/2004 - Jed B., Josh L.
A Dagger Unseen reviews
JEDDONNA Ninth story in the As I Was Drifting Away series. rn“Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair,rnThe midnight murderer bursts the faithless barrnInvades the sacred hour of silent restrnAnd leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.”
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 70,223 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Updated: 4/21/2004 - Published: 3/30/2004 - Jed B., Donna M. - Complete
No Heavier Burden reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE 'Anguish devours the mind, and furious rage, and hope than which the heart can bear no heavier burden.' Jed finally buckles under the burdens after Zoey's return.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 33,734 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Updated: 1/21/2004 - Published: 1/3/2004 - Jed B., Abbey B.
All the Way reviews
JED-DONNA - Eighth story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" series. Still, she almost checked her forehead to see if there wasn't some sign on it that proclaimed, 'I'm going to have sex with the President of the United States.'
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 23,265 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 12/14/2003 - Published: 12/2/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
No Syringe in the Nightstand reviews
JED-ABBEY Story Two in "No Syringe " series - Post-ep for 'Abu el Banat' - follows story 'Redemption'
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,228 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/4/2003 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Jewel of Their Souls reviews
JED-DONNA - Seventh story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" series. 'A good name in man and woman, my dear Lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls.' William Shakespeare
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,494 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 11/26/2003 - Published: 11/22/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
Redemption reviews
JED-ABBEY Story One in "No Syringe" Series: But Abbey wasn't there, and he was on his own. Completely. No one stood with him. Not Leo, not C.J., not Toby, not Will, not Russell.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,898 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/22/2003 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Love's Creation
JED-DONNA - Sixth story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" Series. Excerpt: And suddenly, a sharp pain ripped through her, then was gone. She felt the child slip from her - and then silence.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 29,821 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 11/19/2003 - Published: 11/13/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
Beauty and Honor reviews
JED-DONNA - Fifth story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" Series. Excerpt: 'You have ruined him, Donna,' Leo snarled, grabbing her shoulders and pulling her back up. 'You have ruined him.'
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,905 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 11/12/2003 - Published: 11/9/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
Stony Limits reviews
JED-DONNA - Fourth Story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" Series. Oh, Leo, I've thought it through. I don't know how I'm going to do it, but I have to leave. I have to go away.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,132 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 11/8/2003 - Published: 11/4/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
Some Say reviews
JED-DONNA - Third story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" series. Excerpt: This is serious, isn't it?
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,637 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 11/3/2003 - Published: 11/1/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
In Your Eyes reviews
JED-DONNA - Second story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" series. Does he love her?
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,425 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 11/1/2003 - Published: 10/30/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
As I Was Drifting Away reviews
JED-DONNA - Donna Moss watches as the President faces his greatest tragedy and greatest challenge. How can she sit by and watch him drift away? First story in the "As I Was Drifting Away" series.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,408 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 11 - Updated: 10/28/2003 - Published: 10/26/2003 - Jed B., Donna M.
Unthinkable reviews
JED-ABBEY Post-ep for "Commencement" - "Oh God," he groaned, his heart slamming against his chest. It was Zoey. He knew it immediately. It was Zoey.
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,558 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/8/2003 - Jed B., Abbey B.
They Can't Take That Away reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE Jed Bartlet's last Inauguration Day brings joy for the family and administration, but unexpected complications bring both personal and professional threats.
West Wing - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 67,119 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 4/26/2003 - Published: 4/9/2003 - Jed B., Abbey B.
We Still Have Tonight, Right? reviews
JED-ABBEY Story Three of "Election Series" - This story is a post-ep for "Process Stories," and follows the previously posted stories "Game On, Boyfriend" and "Days Like This."
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,879 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/23/2002 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Days Like This reviews
JED-ABBEY Story Two of "Election Series" - Sequel to "Game On, Boyfriend" Jed's POV Post-ep for "Election Night."
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,560 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/16/2002 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Game On, Boyfriend reviews
JED-ABBEY Story One of "Election Series" Abbey's POV during and following The Debate. Post-ep for "Game On."
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,597 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Published: 11/15/2002 - Jed B., Abbey B.
Shall We Bury Fathers or Sons reviews
JED-ABBEY-ENSEMBLE - A terrible accident and its aftermath seen from the eyes of several of its witnesses. A story of pain, love, hope, and determination.
West Wing - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,012 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 15 - Updated: 10/2/2002 - Published: 9/24/2002 - Jed B., Abbey B.