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Joined 10-16-11, id: 3344074, Profile Updated: 07-21-13
Author has written 31 stories for Emergency, Bonanza, Big Valley, and Tour of Duty.

I'm a fan of Michael Landon, Stephen Caffrey, Michael Douglas, Lee Majors and Randolph Mantooth, so I luv shows like Bonanza, Streets Of San Francisco, Little House On The Praire, Emergency, The Big Valley and Tour Of Duty. I'm also a fan of Mod Squad. I enjoy reading the stories written by fans.

I guess you could say I'm stuck in the sixties and seventies as far as TV shows go. I tend to watch DVDs of Emergency and other favorites rather than current TV. I don't know why they appeal to me so much, since back then a lot of characters weren't given much depth or consistency.

I write about my favorite characters and I try to make my stories different. I don't write to better myself at writing. I just write to tell a story. My stories are by no means perfect so if you don't like it, don't read it. I certainly don't read every story on this site and I'm very cool with that. Everybody's taste is different.

I believe everyone has a right to their opinion including myself which is why I write. Its a form of therapy for me and I like to share my ideas. If someone gets enjoyment out of the story then that's great. I may portray some characters differently to the original show but that's my right as the writer. This is fiction and I like to spice it up a bit.

When a story is marked *AU* it means alternate universe (Not strictly canon).

I've tried to make each story different and involve different characters from the shows I'm writing about. It takes a lot of courage for me to write some of these stories, some come from the heart so I hope you get something from them. Enjoy the stories for what they are, just stories.

I have three children, my eldest studied acting in LA (NYFA) and my youngest is also an actor. His short film Miracle Fish was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cpKY2XI1NY and he has his own tv show All For Kids and has recently been filmed in a few episodes in the new NBC TV series Camp, due to air 10 July 2013, hopefully will become a permanent cast member in season 2, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3503950/.

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Little Boy Lost by Ginger S reviews
Tragedy stole his childhood and took him from one bad situation to another until he found his calling. How Johnny Gage became "The Boot".
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 38,719 - Reviews: 310 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 11/17/2014 - Published: 11/6/2011 - J. Gage
Belonging by Nora May French reviews
Heath works hard at proving himself worthy of his new family but still doesn't believe they regard him as a true member of the Barkley clan until one day he falls ill and everything changes. (Heath h/c; my first Big Valley story)
Big Valley - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,627 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/3/2013 - Jarod B., Nick B., Victoria B., Heath - Complete
The Prodigal Son by Inflamed reviews
John Gage returns to LA after wrongly accused and begins again as a paramedic. Can he withstand the pressure and can his friends support him?
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 32 - Words: 55,367 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 7/6/2013 - Published: 1/18/2010 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto
Brother Game by Rrund reviews
This is a story of Heath coming to the Barkleys. Its a bit AU as Heath is younger 20 and there is no Eugene.
Big Valley - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 38 - Words: 86,022 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 4/25/2012 - Published: 4/7/2012 - Complete
Enduring The Aftermath by Thaena reviews
When Johnny agrees to watch Roy's kids so they can get away for their Anniversary, he didn't plan on a run to Rampart. But accidents will happen. Too bad Roy doesn't see it that way. Can their partnership or their friendship survive the aftermath?
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 49 - Words: 331,103 - Reviews: 933 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 3/25/2012 - Published: 7/12/2008
Invisible Minority by Kelmin reviews
COMPLETE! What might it be like to be a member of an invisible—and highly discriminated against—minority, in a conservative workplace? Direct sequel to "Stoker Speaks Out." It's m/m slash, but I keep it out of the bedroom. Don't like slash? Don't read it.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 46 - Words: 278,358 - Reviews: 335 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/15/2012 - Published: 10/24/2011 - J. Gage, M. Stoker - Complete
The Boot by Ginger S reviews
This story is a prequel to "The Wedsworth Townsend Act" when Johnny first graduated from the academy and joined L.A. County Fire Station 10 and to my story Rescue Man.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 38 - Words: 112,433 - Reviews: 601 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 1/3/2012 - Published: 2/11/2010 - J. Gage - Complete
Shock to the System by Inflamed reviews
One of their own commits suicide. How does a paramedic handle the senstive issue and how will it affect them. A very violent suicide. Don't read if you don't want to read it. You've been warned!
Emergency - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,066 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/9/2011 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Without Reservation by fanofrandy reviews
A new policy had Gage worried and Brackett concerned for this young Paramedic. What happens will change their relationship, and other friendships Johnny has forged, forever. some minor language *NOW COMPLETE!*
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 25,338 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 6/20/2011 - Published: 6/15/2011 - J. Gage, K. Brackett - Complete
Time To Stop Running by Dianne reviews
Some kids run away and join the circus. John Gage ran away to be a fireman, and now as an adult his past rears up to clash with his present as he's stranded at an accident scene injured and alone and in need of rescue in more ways than one.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 139,828 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 2/26/2010 - Published: 11/20/2009 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Practical Jokes by Maudlin Mush reviews
Early on in his tenure at Station 51 John Gage seeks support in dealing with the Phantom.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,036 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/25/2009 - J. Gage, H. Stanley - Complete
Careful What You Wish For by kashkow reviews
This is my AU version of one of the first season episodes. Have tried repeatedly to fix formatting in third "chapter" after my chapter 16, but it will not work. Does anyone have a clue how to make it stop doing this? Hopefully you can still read it.
Big Valley - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 97,471 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/29/2009 - Complete
Blind Faith by Yum reviews
It's what you can't see that really says it all…
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,937 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 30 - Published: 5/11/2009 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Unspoken Fears by Emom reviews
An emergency strikes the DeSoto family but when Roy places the blame on Johnny that is when the true tragedy strikes. Can this family help each other survive? This is not part of the Roy/Kanda timeline.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 14 - Words: 30,368 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/5/2009 - Published: 2/17/2009 - Complete
Helping Hand by FourSilverArrows reviews
Johnny is injured at the scene of an accident. Roy lends him a helping hand. Warning: Some Language.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,404 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/11/2006 - Complete
Overcoming Reservations by Rather reviews
The crew gets an unhappy glimpse at events from John's life he'd have rather kept private
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,107 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/26/2005
No Time by Lizabeth S. Tucker reviews
Johnny must make a split second decision when a car chase comes too close to a school yard.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,703 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 23 - Published: 4/22/2005 - Complete
Generations by Erinskie reviews
Myron Goldman follows in his fathers footsteps and pain while recieving the medal of honor
Tour of Duty - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,159 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Published: 4/21/2005 - Complete
Black and White by mcatB reviews
Johnny and his girlfriend are victims of a hate crime. Carol and Roy talk.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,200 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Published: 8/1/2003 - R. DeSoto - Complete
The Step-Brother by Kate P reviews
When Ben plans to marry again, Joe has problems with his prospective step-brother
Bonanza - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,776 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Published: 2/23/2002
Good Over Evil by Kate P reviews
One of my early stories. A young Little Joe Cartwright is under suspicion when a classmate is murdered.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,245 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/27/2001
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Grief Can Do That reviews
Set after 'Winner Lose All'. Heath, not feeling well, overseers a flooded mine. An unplanned soaking causes the family heartache for their cherished newest member of the family.
Big Valley - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,803 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 8/19/2013 - Published: 7/28/2012 - Heath, Nick B.
The Squared Circle Ten Years Later reviews
Ten years after first being introduced to the wrestling world, in the story The Squared Circle, the boys are back watching another show. This time they have a personal interest.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 848 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/18/2013 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
The Squared Circle reviews
Roy and Johnny are introduced to a different world. They learn that they don't know everything about their friends.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,245 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/15/2013 - Published: 7/9/2013 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, C. Kelly - Complete
Standing Up reviews
Being a junior officer on a base could be quite lonely and dangerous. 2nd Lieutenant Myron Goldman learns that his back is always covered by his men, no matter where they are.
Tour of Duty - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 9,404 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 7/14/2013 - Published: 6/10/2013
The Home reviews
Johnny becomes involved with some special people. This story is set after season six. **Be warned**Mike Stoker's character, as opposed to Mike Stoker the person, is portrayed as having a dislike for the paramedics, Johnny especially. (Solely based on his reaction in Snakebite.)
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,186 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/28/2013 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, C. Kelly, H. Stanley - Complete
Forgotten Family reviews
**AU** Johnny's life is changed bringing with it responsibility and challenges. He meets the change head on and soon discovers how important family and friends are. **Warning** In this story station 51 has grown apart, especially Roy and Johnny.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 27,563 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 6/25/2013 - Published: 6/14/2013 - J. Gage - Complete
To Run But Never Escape reviews
Alternate Universe story-Canon characters and relationships. After an incident that he titles 'IT' John Gage turns away from his once cherished life and friends, unable to cope with his emotions and being alone.
Emergency - Rated: M - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 26,253 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 6/3/2013 - Published: 5/25/2013 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, C. Kelly - Complete
Acceptance and Hope reviews
WHIB and after 'Under Siege'.
Tour of Duty - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,190 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/11/2012 - Complete
Misunderstandings reviews
This is a prequel story. 11 yr old Joe isn't adjusting to changes on the ranch very well. Keeping problems bottled up leads to misunderstandings and unnecessary anguish.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,226 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 7/30/2012 - Published: 6/3/2012 - Little Joe C.
WHN Journey Into Violence reviews
This is a what happens next for the season 3 episode, Journey Into Violence. It takes up where they ride away from the camp.
Big Valley - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,900 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/24/2012 - Jarod B., Nick B., Victoria B., Heath - Complete
Maze Of The Arts reviews
Entombed in an underground maze of an old theatre, with a raging fire burning above ground, Johnny and Roy fight to stay conscious to escape with their two victims. Two friendships are seen through young and old eyes.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,644 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 7/3/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Locked Memories reviews
A new hand from Heath's past causes trouble on Heath's first roundup as an equal partner. Nick learns a costly lesson.
Big Valley - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,741 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 7/2/2012 - Published: 6/29/2012 - Jarod B., Nick B., Heath - Complete
Innocent Destruction reviews
Just a short story that came to my mind while sitting on set watching my son filming. Discoveries can be life changing.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 585 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/30/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Chet Has a Girlfriend reviews
Relationships and friendships are tested when deceit prowls in the background.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,777 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 5/3/2012 - Published: 3/25/2012 - J. Gage, C. Kelly - Complete
Suffering In Silence reviews
With the added responsibilities of running the ranch, they didn't notice that their little brother was withdrawing further and further from them each day.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Western/Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,592 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/15/2012 - Published: 3/28/2012 - Little Joe C. - Complete
Repayment of a Debt reviews
Two friends are dying. Can another friend's healing bring them back and repay a lifelong debt.
Bonanza - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,213 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 3/27/2012 - Published: 3/25/2012 - Little Joe C. - Complete
Friendship reviews
Everyone's friendship is questioned when a new doctor works in the ER. Set after The Promotion.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,390 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 3/24/2012 - Published: 3/16/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, K. Brackett - Complete
Alternate Ending For 'Quality of Mercy' reviews
Story takes up after Joe has the fight with Seth at the mine.
Bonanza - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,825 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/24/2012 - Published: 3/23/2012 - Little Joe C., Adam C. - Complete
Brush Fire reviews
Station 51 is caught in the grips of a wind-driven fire.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,502 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 3/15/2012 - Published: 3/12/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, M. Stoker, H. Stanley - Complete
Repercussions Of Falling reviews
**AU** Falling, whether it be physically or mentally, has repercussions for all concerned. Sequel to 'The New Captains Way' around six months later.**Warning** Major characters have a falling out.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 39,558 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 2/27/2012 - J. Gage, H. Stanley - Complete
Honour Thy Sacrifice reviews
This story replaces the ending of Season six's Episode- Isolation. It starts from where Dr Morton, Johnny and Roy return to station 86. The quiet station becomes a station of terror when three men turn up with an injured friend.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,626 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/26/2012 - Published: 2/25/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, Mike Morton - Complete
Obsession reviews
Whilst filling in at another station, Johnny finds one of the lineman a bit strange. When he turns up as a replacement at station 51 Johnny's life becomes a living nightmare.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,520 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/24/2012 - Published: 2/20/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, C. Kelly, J. Early - Complete
Stuck Between A Thorn And A Rose reviews
This is a story for the elevator challenge. I hope those concerned don't mind me joining in. Our favourite paramedic finds himself stuck in an elevator at Rampart hospital.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,787 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Published: 2/19/2012 - J. Gage - Complete
Hidden Self Seeking Malice reviews
This is the sequel to Hidden Self. A run of bad luck seems to be plaguing our two favourite paramedics.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,848 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/18/2012 - Published: 2/16/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Hidden Self reviews
Our two favourite Paramedics learn that past friendships aren't always what they seemed to be.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,387 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/14/2012 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Numb Butt reviews
Sometimes it takes all your friends to pull you through an ordeal, numb butt and all.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,340 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/13/2012 - J. Gage - Complete
The Overpass reviews
Lives can change in the blink of an eye. Sequel to 'Going For It'. **AU**
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,045 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 2/10/2012 - Published: 2/7/2012 - J. Gage - Complete
J is for JUMP reviews
Couldn't resist throwing this in.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/8/2012 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Going For It reviews
Two of the counties best paramedics each make a decision that will change their careers. Will they be able to remain best friends through it all? **AU** (The Overpass is the sequel to this story.)
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 10,764 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 2/6/2012 - Published: 2/1/2012 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, D. McCall, K. Brackett - Complete
The New Captain's Way reviews
**AU** John Gage is anxious about his new Captain and his expectations. Trust is something Hank Stanley would need to earn before he is allowed to get to know his youngest crew member.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 24,192 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 2/3/2012 - Published: 1/23/2012 - J. Gage, H. Stanley - Complete
Temporary Partner reviews
Things are not what they seem. It takes one crew member,who has a devious mind, to work out what is really happening. Then he must work out how he will save his friend's career and reputation. I have written this story as a typical episode, hence the pace of the story.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,878 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 1/30/2012 - Published: 1/28/2012 - J. Gage, C. Kelly - Complete
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