Subtext Reports
Those crazy posts about the episodes originally posted to the nutforum and saved here for posterity in their error riddled entirety (since they were written 'on the fly'). 
Homecoming Series
A series of five (not so short) stories about Xena and Gabrielle building their life together as a couple. 
Magic Series
Janice Covington and Melinda Pappas find love as they uncover more writings of Gabrielle about her warrior princess. 
Conversations by Campfire Series
Set during Season Four, parts of the episodes are worked into chats between Xena and Gab, particularly the subject of Najara and the bard. 
Changes of Heart Series
My take on what happened after Gabby got Chakram'ed upside the head by Xena in the Season Five ender. 
Bonding of Souls Series
This series picks up where 'Changes of Heart' ends with Xena and Gabby back together. Each 'episode' is an expansion of the episodes of Season Six.
Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace
How DID Ares get stuck in that tomb from the Xena Scrolls? This story answers that question. 
The Play
Xena and Gabrielle have to play the leads in a performance for a ruthless king to save Salmoneus' neck. Unexpected consequences and confessions are the result. 
The Queen, the Regent, the Warrior
Xena leaves Gabrielle in the care of the amazons, only to have Ephiny and Gabby fall in love. Xena does return and chaos and secret confessions follow.
The Contest
Ares and Aphrodite battle over Xena's spirit. 
Loss of Virginity
Romantic musings from one of our gals. 
Moment of Truth
Gabrielle does anything it takes to keep Xena out of a battle that's foretold to take the warrior princess' life. 
Thank the Gods For Henbane
At an Amazon festival Gabrielle has one too many henbane brownies, which results in a funny and sexy night for Xena. 
As It Should Be
The Queen gets taken by the Warrior Princess at the Amazon Village.
Family Ties
Xena takes Gabrielle back to home to spend a little time with the 'in-laws'. 
Dueling Cousins
Xena's look-alike cousin, Sappho, has always been competitive but now the Tenth Muse wants the ultimate prize - Gabrielle. 
The End
Alternate 'demise' of Xena and Gabrielle based on the Season Four crucifixion. 
Truth or Dare
Sexy romp between Callisto and Gabrielle set during 'A Necessary Evil' 
November 29th, 1942
A little romance fic between Janice and Mel. 
Inside Outside
Set after the events of 'A Family Affair', it's a scene told through the eyes of four people - Gabrielle's Father, Mother, Gabrielle herself and Xena.
Something To Talk About
Xena and Gabrielle's friends are all surprised that the pair aren't lovers so they consider why not.
Henbane, Horsenappings and Other Obstacles
A 'murphy's law' comedy where everything that can go wrong for Xena and Gabby but, of course, they still end up saving the day.
All That Matters
During Gabrielle's birthday party in' Takes One To Know One', Xena reflects on her love for the bard.  
What if Gabrielle was actually the one behind all the folks who influenced Xena's journey toward good? 
Have Yourself a Merry Little Solstice
A little Winter Solstice tale that's available in general (not lovers) and alternative (lovers). .
Little Moments: A Day in the Desert
A tale told through the eyes of Janice and then Mel while on a dig.  
Candy or Chaos
'Classic Xena' general Halloween story with Xena and Gabby return for the Potiedaia Harvest Festival.
Conquering Heroine
Gabrielle is the Conqueror in this piece. How exactly? Give it a read and find out. 
Watching and Waiting
Set after FIN II, Xena watches from afar as Gabrielle moves on with her life. 
Police Office Carol and Protestor Erin clash but find they're fighting for the same things. A short story based on my novel, 'One Belief Away'. 
btdt-xena.jpg (42565 bytes)Homecoming - The first story I ever wrote was Homecoming (although the first released story was Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace). I wanted to do a Sappho story with her being a female Autolycus - a real ladies lady <G> who had eyes for the bard. It would force Xena to make a decision. But I needed a plot to put around my simple 'first-time story' so I made a simple murder mystery. 
ditl-bedroll-xena.jpg (83403 bytes)Coming Home - People reacted enthusiastically to Homecoming so I created the sequel - Coming Home. In Coming Home, I had the warrior and bard returning home to tell their families of their joining on Lesbos. I used my own personal 'coming out' experience with my parents - my father was upset and (although he didn't react quite as harsh as Gabby's dad) it didn't sit well with him at all. It took him awhile to feel comfortable around me. My mom told me the next day that she was my mom no matter what choice I made in life. I saw Gabrielle's parents in a similar light with mom being the more accepting of the two. An online fan wanted to see something with Artemis so I added a 'God Problem' <G> to it for conflict. It also gave me the chance to spotlight Cyrene, which I was hoping to do. 

thequest-ephany2.jpg (194098 bytes)Home Sweet Home - People reacted enthusiastic to Coming Home as well and kept asking - 'what happens next?' I answered them with Home Sweet Home. Home Sweet Home is a title built on irony. There's nothing 'sweet' about it. I felt the series was getting too sugary sweet and the characters cartoonish in their love for each other. Stories lose interest to me when the terms of endearment get me nauseous <G>. Don't get me wrong - love is grand. But it can also be hell. I wanted Xena and Gabby to have a rift more believable than the third seasons <LOL>. But I wasn't sure what it should be. Given Gabrielle's mothering, affectionate nature the choice was easy - motherhood. Something that Xena, a woman who would give Gabby the world if she asked, couldn't give her. It's also something that Gabrielle herself doesn't understand until Zagerus (the warlord buffoon from 'ADITL') lays siege on the Amazons. But I wanted to add a modern day element, which the series often does. So I did - Couples relationship therapy courtesy of the village healer.
btdt-xena-gab.jpg (150293 bytes)No Place Like Home - In the next tale, No Place Like Home, I did the unthinkable. And boy did I catch Hell over it at the time (LOL) SPOILER ALERT IF YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW........ I killed the bard at the very end. Xena and Gabby get their wish of a child (two children actually thanks to a screw up by Cupid (G)) but their happiness is short 'lived' when Gabrielle has complications with the pregnancy. When my own daughter was born I got an infection that they didn't identify for three days. She was fine. I was not. But as you see, it did work out because I'm still here (G). 
debt_xena_kiss.jpg (47186 bytes)Home At Last - I wrote, Home At Last, instead of giving up after catching hell for No Place Like Home (again spoiler alert ahead!). The reason you may ask? It wasn't because of the hate mail. It was because of all the people who said they actually cried as they read Xena struggling with her loss of the bard. It was for all the people who begged me to continue but didn't bully me. It was for those kind folks that I continued the series. As for the story, Hades calls Gabrielle to his realm so she can 'straighten things out' for when the duo finally arrive for good. That means tying up the loose ends with our favorite red shirts (G) Perdicus and Marcus. Of course Xena has to deal with her grief. Of course the Gods have to be petty. And since I loved 'Clash of the Titans' it felt like a wonderful way to put Xena in the situation like she did in Ulysses. Of course the bard is returned in the end and Hades reveals himself to his daughter who's very thankful to have her wife home with their children. I'm not sure if I'll continue this series anymore. I've considered jumping forward to the children being young all the way to them being teenagers. Inspiration hasn't struck yet but if it does you just might see another tale of gals and their youngin's (G).


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