5.19, Vegas: Fan-Fiction

The world created in 'Vegas' is ripe with possibilities for fan-fiction. Below you'll find a list of some of the best. The ♥ symbol indicates my personal favourites. All summaries are the author's own.

Aces Over Eights
McKay/Sheppard, pre-slash. When Wild Bill lost his life at a Deadwood poker table he was holding a pair of aces and a pair of eights in his hand. 'Aces over eights' has since been known as the 'Dead Man's Hand.'

McKay/Sheppard. Hey, hey, stay with me here, you self-sacrificing piece of shit. Did I not tell you not to engage? Is this a pattern with you? God help me, it has to be a pattern with you, you're exactly the type, I always...

Escape Velocity
Gen. Vegas was never going to be his salvation - it's his penance.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Mitchell/Sheppard. John doesn’t know he’s looking for salvation until he finds it.

Face to Face
Gen. The truth seen in flames and mirrors.

Gray Skies Surround Me
Mitchell/Sheppard. He still thinks he’s maybe dreaming, because there’s a man, sitting by his bed. A man in Air Force dress blues, smart, blond, head bent, still pretty, even half turned away.

Heads, Tails & How Your Heart Is Wired
Gen. John's memories were disjointed, dissociated.

In This World
Gen. But now, for the first time in long years, he wanted to stay.

The One Who Walks In
Vegas!John/Vegas!Rodney, pre-slash/friendship. In which John isn't dead. Much.

Paper Ring
Gen. Leaving Las Vegas on a whim and a prayer?

Gen. A past, a present, a future.

Solitary Man
McKay/Sheppard. Second chances and dark horses.

Solitary Man
Gen. The site needs to be secured.

Three Times John Sheppard Woke Up in the Infirmary (and One Time He Didn't)
McKay/Sheppard. Four things busaikko would give Detective Sheppard if she could. Because we all know I'm a sucker for the happy endings. No, really.

McKay/Sheppard. Tilt -- In Texas Hold Em, a player that is playing recklessly.

Until Love Can Find Me
McKay/Sheppard. When you don't die in the desert, life goes on.

Variations on a Theme of John Sheppard
McKay/Sheppard. What if Rodney got addicted to meeting new John Sheppards?

What Happens in Vegas
McKay/Sheppard, pre-slash. Afterward, Rodney went back to his office, locked the door and opened the bottom drawer of his desk where the 18 year old Macallan waited.

where we are in the universe
McKay/Sheppard. McKay's the only one who doesn't stop showing up at his door, even after he's gone back to work, settled back into his own life.