McKay/Sheppard thematic fic index >> Children (No Mpreg)
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Sequel: Accompaniment for A Fine Meal.
Loosely based on the movie "Jack & Sarah".
In same universe as Slow Slide of Indifference
Sequels on AO3 linked
Chosen One by
The boy found in the shower says his name is John Sheppard.
Taking another person's life wasn't what Rodney had signed up for.
John gets turned into a woman and gets pregnant by Rodney.
Gift Horses by
“How is this all my decision? He’s your son too.”
Rodney buys a house for himself and Madison. Of course, it's haunted.
Even the defeat of the Wraith and a bright future in the Pegasus galaxy doesn’t mean that the universe isn’t ultimately random and cruel. Or that love can’t be found in the ruins of your own life.
Death and life, hope and hopelessness, aren't just for the Pegasus galaxy. Eventually, inevitably, it's going to happen on Earth. John and Rodney, loss and family and what it means to be home.
Remix: Into Something Rich and Strange (The Sea's Changed version)
John's mother was a mermaid.
Jeannie was going to have to rethink the 'two grown men can manage one little girl for three or four hours' hypothesis.
The unplanned domestic life John never expected to have out in the middle of the Pegasus galaxy. Includes love, loss, grief, eventual acceptance and hope. Sequel: Inch Worm
Also in the universe: Silk and Pearls (or, How Jane Sheppard Got Her Groove Back)
Uncle Rodney takes Madison shopping for shoes.
Set post-series as Atlantis gets prepared to go back to Pegasus, Keller resigns, Rodney follows her, and Rodney panics when he loses touch with John.
Ronon/Jennifer, Teyla/Kanaan, Radek/OFC
The things he does for a date, Rodney thinks as he picks his way through the crowd of soccer moms. Jeannie has promised him that John, the father of one of Madison's friends, will be at the recital and that's all Rodney needed to hear before he agreed to go.
Say Hello! by
Elementary!verse. Timeline and links to more in the 'verse
Also in the universe: Lustrous
SGC scientist McKay adopted his sister's daughter. Major Sheppard is her biological father
Staying Up by
John is slumped in the armchair sleeping, his glasses sliding down his nose, his book sliding down his lap.
"Uncle John, come too," Madison says sleepily, lifting her arm from Rodney's shoulder and reaching toward John.
Rodney protests John's discharge after "The Return" by quitting SGC and going back to Earth with him.
Detective John Sheppard starts his new life in suburbia and becomes steadily captivated by his neighbor, Dr. Rodney McKay, and his son Timothy. This fic started because I wondered why Rodney never got to be the tragic woobie widower in fic.
Becomes AU after "Trinity" but carries significant spoilers for "McKay and Mrs. Miller".
Watching Rodney's eye twitch as he tried to keep his temper and decipher Torren's weirdly logical but truly baffling requests was a joy. Followed by: Deep are the thoughts of a Child
Rodney disguises himself as a woman to marry Duke John for his family's sake.
Torren Land by
"Torren Land has grasshoppers," Torren says as if that settles everything, and Rodney supposes it sort of does. "For hopping grasses."
Also past McKay/Quinn, McKay/Mitchell, Sheppard/Holland, Sheppard/Mitchell and present O'Neill/Carter, Dave Sheppard/Keller, Mitchell/OMC, Lam/OMC & OMC/OMC.
What if Rodney didn’t go to Atlantis and the city was lost again? Sheppard turns up as the second command of the SGC under Major General Jack O’Neill and after a year of watching the moody government contractor Dr. Rodney McKay… he decides to make some very personal changes in his life.