2 And Not a Drop to Drink Punching racist idiots in black polo shirts is one way to have a good evening. Having to drag yourself out of the Thames with a concussion isn't. In other words, Rick goes out for a drink and gets a lot more of it than he bargained for.
Mummy, K, English, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 3/16, Jonathan C., OíConnell, R.
2 Beside the Side of the Silvery Sea Salt, sandcastles, and sunburns: a well-established recipe for a good day at the beach. Tastes even better with the addition of sharks, skipping stones, and (with a lot of luck) secret flirting with good-looking strangers. (Jonathan and 6-year-old Alex at the beach)
Mummy, K+, English, Family, words: 8k+, 2/21, Alexander O., Jonathan C.
4 Avuncular In which Alex is a mischievous toddler, Ardeth has something on his mind, and Jonathan almost decides that the ultimate book on correct uncling might be worth more than the Book of Amun-ra. Almost.
Mummy, K, English, Humor & Family, words: 8k+, favs: 5, follows: 1, 8/12/2020, Alexander O., Ardeth B., Jonathan C.
7 After the Sunset What's left to do, after saving the world and riding triumphantly into the setting sun? A lot, as it turns out. Our Heroes ride camels, negotiate the shift from acquaintances and allies to something like a family, and encounter a couple of surprises good and bad on the way back from Hamunaptra.
Mummy, K+, English, Family, words: 18k+, favs: 21, follows: 5, 5/5/2020, [Evelyn C., OíConnell, R.] Ardeth B., Jonathan C.
113 Fairy Tales and Hokum » 1937: The O'Connells are required by the English Government to bring the Diamond taken from Ahm Shere from Cairo to London. Things get interesting when Jonathan bumps by chance into an old friend of his from Oxford, Tom Ferguson... (FINALLY COMPLETE!)
Mummy, K+, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 24, words: 175k+, favs: 44, follows: 27, updated: 5/1/2020 published: 9/9/2004, [Evelyn C., OíConnell, R.] Alexander O., Jonathan C.
10 Mon pays et Paris While in Paris with Hogan to rescue Tiger, LeBeau finds a familiar face and gets a sense of what his home has turned into. ("A Tiger Hunt in Paris" extrapolation / "missing scene".)
Hogan's Heroes, K, English, words: 7k+, favs: 6, follows: 2, 12/30/2019, L. LeBeau
6 Call Me Honestly, all she wanted was a fun evening with a rich idiot. She got a bunch of clowns with knives and machine guns and a date who turned out to be neither rich nor an idiot. Ever wondered what happened to Jonathan's date at the beginning of "The Mummy Returns"?
Mummy, K, English, Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 10/7/2019
12 Iron Harvest They'll be reaping what war sowed for a long time. Written for the centenary of the Armistice, inspired by Abracadebra's prompt.
Hogan's Heroes, K+, English, Drama, words: 4k+, favs: 5, 11/11/2018, L. LeBeau
2 The Trumpet of Contention [Based on Giovannino Guareschi's "Don Camillo" stories and films.] Both Don Camillo and Peppone have a bone to pick with a trumpet player. Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, but what about the priest and the mayor?
Misc. Books, K, English, Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 9/1/2018
28 The Many Merry Majorly Mangled Demises of Major Wolfgang Hochstetter » What can the prisoners do when Major Hochstetter finally surrounds the camp with a ring of steel and the bad weather essentially confines them to the barracks? Well, how about coming up with the most creative ways to kill him?
Hogan's Heroes, K+, English, Humor, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 13, follows: 6, updated: 8/1/2018 published: 7/22/2018
23 Greatly Exaggerated Mavis Newkirk receives a telegram announcing the probable death of "Lieutenant Peter Edmund Joseph Newkirk". Knowing her brother is 1) not an officer, 2) in possession of exactly one first name, and 3) nowhere near North Africa, she decides to set the War Office straight. Written for the 2018 Short Story Speedwriting Challenge.
Hogan's Heroes, K+, English, Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 24, follows: 4, 6/23/2018
16 Reading the Colours Michelangelo was the first to learn to walk, but the last to learn to read. 2012 turtle tots.
Ninja Turtles, K, English, words: 1k+, favs: 68, follows: 11, 11/27/2015, Michelangelo, Raphael, Splinter
3 Giuseppe detto Peppino [Based on Giovannino Guareschi's "Don Camillo" stories and films.] Giuseppe Bottazzi wasn't always called Peppone; in fact, when was little, he really was little, and everybody called him Peppino. But names can change along with people, even when people don't change that much.
Misc. Books, K, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 2, 8/9/2015
12 After-effects "When I was, what, seven or eight, Leo took me on this super-secret-don't-tell-anyone-triple-ninja's-promise trip to the surface." Mikey recalls a nice memory, the chickens still need names, and things are messed up beyond all recognition. 2012 turtles, set between "The Invasion" and "Within the Woods".
Ninja Turtles, K, English, Family, words: 3k+, favs: 63, follows: 6, 5/18/2015, Michelangelo, Leonardo
19 Culture Shock It's never easy to find that the rules of your universe don't have to apply to another. During "Turtles Forever", '03 Don and '87 Leonardo have a little conversation about scars, enemies, and past and impending battles.
Ninja Turtles, K+, English, words: 5k+, favs: 44, follows: 7, 4/21/2015
18 The King's Speech It doesn't matter if Newkirk misses it. It's not that important... But then again, maybe it is.
Hogan's Heroes, K, English, Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 28, follows: 3, 12/25/2014, P. Newkirk, A. Carter
14 The Violins of Autumn It's June 5th 1944, and the world is holding its breath.
Hogan's Heroes, K, English, Drama & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 6, 11/28/2014, Tiger
31 Loopy What do you do when the worst hour of your life starts all over again? And again? And again? Written for the 2014 Short-Story Speed-Writing Challenge.
Hogan's Heroes, K+, English, words: 4k+, favs: 32, follows: 1, 6/27/2014, A. Carter
53 Out of the Frying Pan » "interesting" [ˈɪntrəstɪŋ]: adj. 1. Capable of holding one's attention. 2. Evoking a feeling of interest. 3. Oh God, we're all going to die.
Hogan's Heroes, K+, English, chapters: 4, words: 9k+, favs: 36, follows: 7, updated: 12/31/2013 published: 12/16/2013, P. Newkirk, L. LeBeau, A. Carter
18 Fractured, but Unbroken They keep trying to escape no matter the outcome, because it's better than the alternative.
Hogan's Heroes, K, English, words: 962, favs: 14, follows: 2, 8/31/2013, P. Newkirk, L. LeBeau, H. Schultz