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Joined 10-16-05, id: 914852, Profile Updated: 10-17-15
Author has written 26 stories for Numb3rs, Emergency, and Adam-12.

I urge all my readers to post something in the comments - good, bad or indifferent. It's far easier to come up with new ideas when you know someone actually reads what you've written. I will approve all anonymous reviews that pertain directly to the story. Flames and personal attacks will not be approved.

Feel free to send me a message. My inbox is always open and I appreciate good conversation.

If someone out there has more in-depth knowledge about what I've written, please PM me - I would be immensely grateful for the assistance. I do a tremendous amount of research in an effort to get the details right but it all pales in the light of true experience.


If you have read my Numb3rs story 'FTO: Loquacious', you may be curious as to what an FTO actually is. Fear not! I now have a forum for FTOs posted in the Emergency! and Numb3rs fandoms. Explanation and instructions are there. Feel free to wander over, take a look and participate. It can actually be quite fun. :)


For those who are wondering: I am aware of a story on the German fanfiction website that is similar to one of my own. I have given my permission for it to remain. Thank you for your concern.


I also have recently opened an account on Archive of Our Own (AO3) and am currently submitting works for the Emergency! fandom, if you're interested.

Thanks and enjoy.


Update (06/26/15): Anyone looking for updates on the Alphabet Meme stories on AO3 - it is currently on hiatus, to resume when I get back online. Hopefully it won't take too long.

Update (10/18/15): To the guest reviewer who let me know about the plagiarism on AO3 - thank you very much. They've been reported.

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Challenge responses by Icabu reviews
Responses to several of GingerS's, and others, challenge prompts.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 15,305 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 8/26 - Published: 7/13/2014 - Complete
Into The Wild by Emom reviews
A routine conference trip turns into anything but routine for Johnny and Roy.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 18 - Words: 99,871 - Reviews: 362 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 1/16/2015 - Published: 9/6/2014 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Over The Edge by The Delirium Threemen reviews
Alone with only himself to rely on, Roy must get out of both the physical and mental chasm he finds himself trapped in.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 13 - Words: 66,633 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 7/23/2014 - Published: 12/20/2011 - R. DeSoto
A Positive by dpizanie reviews
"But at the end of the day, or the end of the shift, the uniforms come off and these men reveal that they are not people with super powers, they are just humans, who feel, have highs and lows, get angry and sometimes cry."
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 34,816 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 12 - Published: 6/17/2014
It's Time by Kelmin reviews
Chet has a decision to make. Inspired by this prompt from Laughing Librarian, to whom I am grateful for the idea: "The quiet consumed him. He gazed into the flickering light and thought... Who is 'he' and why is he alone? Why is it/he so quiet? Where is he and what is he contemplating?"
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,355 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/21/2014 - Complete
Settling In by Sevenstars reviews
Jess's first weeks at Sherman Ranch.
Laramie - Rated: K+ - English - Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,461 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/1/2013 - Complete
One Last Run by Ariane Rivendell reviews
2013 Labor Day Challenge fic. Captains Hammer, Hookrader, Van Orden and Stanley, along with Chief Conrad, recall a tragic time in their careers on the eve of one captain's promotion. Rated T for language.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,243 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 8 - Published: 8/24/2013 - H. Stanley - Complete
Yesterday's Embers by Piscean6724 reviews
Captain Stanley recruits Mike to assist him in a special assignment for the LA County Fire Department but while doing their research they begin to see their shiftmates a bit differently. What will be the ultimate outcome of "The McConnike Mission?"
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 74,717 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 6/2/2013 - Published: 2/6/2013 - M. Stoker, H. Stanley - Complete
A Kind of Fire by Ariane Rivendell reviews
Johnny and Roy find themselves circling each other in a way that could leave their friendship either stronger or burned to ashes. Somewhere at the feathery edge of bromance / slash. T for language.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 112,607 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 5/16/2013 - Published: 8/22/2011 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Humanity Is Vulnerable by Piscean6724 reviews
THIS IS THE EDITED VERSION. Roy returns to work after being seriously injured in a traffic accident only to find that his life is soon turned upside down and the field of paramedicine will be changed forever. *COMPLETE*
Emergency - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 33 - Words: 145,835 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/11/2013 - Published: 1/23/2013 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Lights Out by Yum reviews
The county drops into a blackout but when needed, Station 51 can still find each other.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,367 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 1/14/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Heritage by ubicaritas reviews
An early morning blaze in an abandoned building nearly proves deadly for two of Station 51's finest.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,848 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 6/19/2012 - Published: 4/1/2011 - J. Gage, H. Stanley - Complete
Some Things To Work On by Kelmin reviews
In "Hitting the Wall," Mike Stoker mentioned to Roy that he'd been to see Dr. Pritchard the psychiatrist as well. What was that all about? Rated T for language, angst, and themes. If you'd be put off by one of the characters not being straight, then you should give this one a miss.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 43,711 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/25/2011 - Published: 8/31/2011 - M. Stoker - Complete
Hitting the Wall by Kelmin reviews
COMPLETE! A series of traumatic calls leaves Roy angry and frustrated. No main character death, no sex of any kind, but serious topics. If you are sensitive to graphic depictions of accident scenes, this story is not for you.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 71,798 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 7/24/2011 - Published: 2/8/2011 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
In the Aftermath of Hell by Bamboozlepig reviews
Pete & Jim must face the aftermath of the sniper attacks. Dragnet/Emergency! crossover. [sequel to "The Ordinary Day"] *remains on hiatus*
Adam-12 - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 98,071 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/20/2010 - Published: 11/5/2009 - Officer P. Malloy, Officer J. Reed, Sgt. MacDonald
The Phantom Has A Heart After All by Ginger S reviews
Chet shares a personal story with Johnny after a bad run.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,717 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/4/2010 - C. Kelly, J. Gage - Complete
Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Dianne reviews
Paramedics called to an unknown type rescue are left reeling when the deceased victim turns out to be one of their own. Subsequent deaths around L.A. lead to a mass homicide investigation as more victims are found in similar condition. No one is safe.
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Horror/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 48,400 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/21/2010 - Published: 3/29/2010 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
I Wanna Rockin' Roll All Night by Thaena reviews
Roy thinks he has placed all the main people in his life in comfortable predictable patterns but he should have realized that predictable can never be applied to Johnny Gage
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 43,672 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/21/2009 - Published: 9/7/2009 - Complete
Holding Pattern by Yum reviews
All he knew, all that was left, was the command to hold on.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,400 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/17/2009 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
Search and Rescue by Yum reviews
It doesn't matter how much it hurts, the path will always lead them back together.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,006 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/4/2009 - J. Gage, R. DeSoto - Complete
A Shot in the Forest by myownmind reviews
Johnny and Roy go on a camping trip. It was supposed to be a chance to unwind. As a result of a hunting accident, Roy is shot. Can Johnny find him in time or will someone else?
Emergency - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 26,370 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 12/17/2008 - Published: 9/14/2008 - Complete
Set the Fire by Lisa Paris reviews
First of all, he was conscious of the quiet. Of the cold, and the unearthly silence . . .
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 69,152 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/30/2007 - Published: 8/18/2007 - Don E., Charlie E. - Complete
The Fugitive by Zubeneschamali reviews
COMPLETE. Inspired by the classic story, an innocent man wrongly convicted of murder must flee for his life and his freedom while seeking the truth. Numb3rs Awards Round Three winner for best AU, Novella, and Drama.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 35 - Words: 151,887 - Reviews: 554 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 11/4/2007 - Published: 8/14/2007 - Complete
Getting Right by 3rdgal reviews
A series of oneshots exploring the 'bad neighborhood' in Don's head, told from his POV.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,206 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/17/2007 - Published: 8/6/2007 - Don E.
Ties That Bind by 3rdgal reviews
More Don whumping from yours truly, complete with Eppes family angst.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,568 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 12/2/2006 - Published: 11/11/2006 - Don E., Charlie E. - Complete
Manipulation by Ecri reviews
COMPLETE! A string of murders, potentially serial killings, have everyone stymied, including Special Agent Don Eppes and his genius brother, Charlie...especially when Charlie gets blamed.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 78,187 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 11/20/2006 - Published: 2/27/2005 - Charlie E., Don E. - Complete
In the Line of Duty by 3rdgal reviews
A very short story told from a third party POV.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 541 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/18/2005 - Don E. - Complete
Hearing Voices by dedletrbox reviews
math can make you crazy [complete]
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 25 - Words: 23,625 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 9/15/2005 - Published: 5/19/2005 - Complete
The Unquantifiable Variable by BeckyS reviews
Can Don Eppes do his job when one of the hostages he has to rescue is his brother? A case story in 8 chapters plus an epilogue, with multiple posts per chapter.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 30,274 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 8/29/2005 - Published: 8/22/2005 - Complete
Comfort by 3rdgal reviews
Sniper Zero postep. Don reaches his breaking point. Fortunately, Charlie's there to help.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,027 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/1/2005 - Complete
Heartbeat by 3rdgal reviews
Uncertainty Principle postep. Charlie needs a little reassurance.
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,851 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/15/2005 - Complete
The Last Sunset by Sennalyn reviews
Chet Kelly recalls a difficult rescue attempt. Complete.
Emergency - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,729 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Published: 6/2/2005 - Complete
Measure of a Man by Carla K reviews
Paramedic Roy DeSoto takes an unsual look at his life.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,159 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Published: 5/16/2001
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End of Watch reviews
A humble tribute to a legend. Oneshot. Unbeta'd.
Adam-12 - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 578 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/15/2015 - OC - Complete
The Legacy - The Formative Years reviews
A revisitation of 'The Legacy' through the thoughts of James Reed, Jr. Un-beta'd. Please see A/N in chapter 1 for clarification.
Adam-12 - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 69,728 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/26/2015 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Officer P. Malloy, Officer J. Reed, OC - Complete
Break reviews
Fluffy oneshot featuring the Eppes clan. Rescued from the Numb3rs fansite.
Numb3rs - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,601 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/14/2015 - Alan E., Charlie E., Don E. - Complete
Letter to Myself reviews
Johnny tries a writing exercise. Oneshot. Un-beta'd.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 880 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/2/2015 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
Prelude to a Partnership reviews
A quick look at the days leading up to 'The Wedsworth-Townsend Act' from Roy's side of things. Oneshot. Unbeta'd.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,968 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/10/2015 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage - Complete
A Life in the Dark reviews
An answer to Ginger S's challenge "Life comes with no guarantees, no time outs, no second chances." Oneshot. Un-beta'd. Rated K-plus for subject matter only.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,173 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/29/2015 - M. Stoker - Complete
Trying to Save a Life reviews
One character's point of view during a time of tragedy. Oneshot. Unbeta'd. Non-specific.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,658 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/22/2015 - Complete
Behind Every Good Cop reviews
Jim is conflicted by his thoughts after seeing his partner to safety. Post-ep for s4 ep5 'The Search'. Oneshot. Un-beta'd.
Adam-12 - Rated: K - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,675 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/8/2015 - Complete
For the Children reviews
A look into the thought process of one of our favorite paramedics. Non-specific. Oneshot. Unbeta'd.
Emergency - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,735 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/14/2014
It Pays to Listen reviews
A short conversation between the two partners. Oneshot. (Once I wrote it I ran out of ideas for the title and summary. Sorry.) Unbeta'd.
Adam-12 - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 801 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/13/2014 - Officer P. Malloy, Officer J. Reed - Complete
FTO Protection reviews
A Fic To Order as requested by Mega07ghost.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,228 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/19/2014 - Charlie E., Colby G., Don E., Larry F. - Complete
The Legacy reviews
A short story detailing the thoughts of an officer's son. Oneshot. CD implied.
Adam-12 - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,929 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 2/16/2014 - Officer P. Malloy, Officer J. Reed - Complete
Red
Charlie gets a new car. Oneshot. Originally posted on the Numb3rs Fanrush site.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,698 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Charlie E., Don E. - Complete
Incident reviews
Robin comes to Don's rescue. Oneshot. Originally posted at the Numb3rs Fanrush site. I honestly don't remember the reason for this one... although it was supposed to feature a clinic and spaghetti...
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,877 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Don E., Robin B., Megan R., Alan E. - Complete
K is for Kathleen reviews
Written for an alphabet challenge on the Numb3rs Fanrush site - and for a friend, hence the title. Oneshot.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,550 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Don E. - Complete
The Protector reviews
Post-ep for 'The OG' (2.12). Don's thoughts after the house was empty. Oneshot. Originally posted at the Numb3rs Fanrush site.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,669 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Don E. - Complete
The Start of Something reviews
Postep for 03.14 'Take Out'. Oneshot. Originally posted on the Numb3rs Fanrush site.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,672 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Don E., William B. - Complete
Thirty-One reviews
When Charlie was twenty-nine he went through what was probably the most terrifying moment of his entire life. When Charlie was thirty, he went through the second. Short oneshot. Originally posted on the Numb3rs Fanrush site.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 767 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/4/2014 - Charlie E. - Complete
Elegy for a Partnership reviews
A series of short stories set after season 7 in differing POV. Most characters will be featured.
Emergency - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,067 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 2/2/2014 - Published: 1/6/2014 - R. DeSoto, J. Gage, H. Stanley, K. Brackett - Complete
Proud reviews
A stressful situation seen through a father's eyes. Oneshot.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,386 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Published: 1/22/2014 - Alan E., Don E. - Complete
U is for Undoing reviews
Very short story written for written for an alphabet challenge on a site that no longer exists. Post "Janus List". Oneshot.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 531 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/22/2014 - Don E., William B. - Complete
P is for Payback reviews
Short story written for an alphabet challenge on a site that no longer exists. Oneshot.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 774 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/19/2014 - Don E. - Complete
Wrong Signals reviews
The case was straightforward: crime, culprit, confession. But something didn't sit right with Don...
Numb3rs - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 15,017 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 9/1/2007 - Published: 8/13/2007 - Don E., Charlie E. - Complete
FTO Loquacious reviews
As ordered by 3rdgal at numb3rs dot org. Larry comforts his best friend's brother in a time of need.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,875 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 19 - Published: 6/14/2007 - Don E., Larry F. - Complete
Missing You reviews
Oneshot. Mother's Day fic. Thanks to 3rdgal for the beta.
Numb3rs - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,470 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/13/2007 - Don E., Charlie E. - Complete
Last Goodbye reviews
Charliecentric. Tissue warning. CD
Numb3rs - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,467 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/24/2007 - Charlie E. - Complete
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