Penname: Leah and Springwoof [Contact]
Real name: Leah and Springwoof Member Since: 08 Jul 2006
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Stories by Leah and Springwoof
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Summary: Rodney McKay thought his biggest failure was the Arcturus Project and the destruction of 4/5ths of a solar system. John Sheppard thought losing his confidence in Rodney was the hardest loss he would ever face.

But their most terrible failures were yet to come, and they would each face losing everything, including themselves.

(Please note there is a warning for non-consensual sex in the story, but that there is no violence involved.)

Updated: 02 Sep 2008; Published: 02 Sep 2008
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Summary: The Ancients' genes didn't just confer the power to activate their technology. For ten percent of Earth's population, like John Sheppard, the ATA gene also gave them Gifts: special abilities that made them admired, envied, and feared.

Sheppard was a Charmer, one of the feared ones, whose particular Gift let him create faith whenever he needed to be trusted or believed. But Sheppard didn't trust himself not to destroy what he loved most. And somewhere along the line, amid the terror and chaos of the Expedition's first year in the Pegasus Galaxy, what Sheppard loved most had become Rodney McKay.

McKay didn't trust anyone. As soon as you started trusting people, you started counting on them, depending on them, and that was when you became vulnerable. And vulnerable things didn't survive. So just when, exactly, had he started trusting Sheppard?

And what was going to happen, now that he did?

Updated: 16 Aug 2007; Published: 16 Aug 2007

Summary: "I would give anything for you to be real." (A "Left to Fend" Remix)

Updated: 08 Jul 2006; Published: 08 Jul 2006