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Date First Story Posted: January 1998
Author Profile ~ TAE wrote her first piece of fanfic in January
1998. Her muses (Sweetness and Light, and Dark and Gloomy) are
wells of inspiration who bash her with new stories, quite regularly.
other interests include: reading voraciously, ceramics, flying pocket
riding, and participating in the annual 49er Wagon Train. Her family
of one parrot (Ross), one cat (Puppy, yes you may ask why he is called
Puppy), one shephard/husky/wolf mix (Sheffield, unless he's been really
good, then it becomes Chief), and three horses (A.C. Lee, Final Legacy,
and Harpsichord). Any feedback other than flames is most welcome, but
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- Black and Blue Monday --
an old building, and a bank robbery with hostages.
- Some Days -- Some days, you
you had stayed in bed.
- You Should Know Me Better Than That
-- Simon jumps to the wrong conclusion and Jim quits over it.
- Just an Ordinary Day -- Just
the title says.
- The Definition of Chutzpah --
what the title says. (Based on a real case.)
- What If... -- Jim reflects on
without Blair, while sitting in the hospital.
- One Weekend -- A camping
- Winter Break -- Jim and Blair
camping... in the snow... with the expected results.
- A De-tec-a-tive, Trained in Observation
-- Joel is caught by a building that blows uup over him as he tries to
disarm a bomb.
- Extradition -- Crossover with
South. Jim has been kidnapped and Blair receives help from some
visitors from Chicago. Contains adult content.
- Anniversary -- Joel
thirty years of marriage. Blair meets Cecilia and Mable is let in on
- All Things Being Equal --
with The Equalizer. A mission goes wrong in Peru.
- Winter Blues -- The sun
been seen for weeks and Joel tries to cheer everyone up.
- Seminar -- Crossover with Due
South, sequel to Extradition. Jim and Blair go to a seminar
on police procedures in Chicago, with some unexpected results. They
in to see Ben Fraser and Ray Vecchio, only Ray isn't Ray any more. Contains
- Gone -- Crossover with Due
sequel to Seminar. There was a landslide and Jim is missing,
dead. Blair calls for help.
- Equality -- Crossover with The
Equalizer, sequel to All Things Being Equal. Where the
from All Things Being Equal is returned.
- Team Building -- Major Crime
scheduled for a Team Building course, only to be dumped in the
with only the contents of their pockets and Blair's ever present
- Breakfast with Blair -- Blair
Jim to a new version of scrambled eggs, revealing just a bit about
in the process.
- I Could Have... -- Companion
to What if... from Blair's point of view.
- Kaleidoscope -- Poker night
the Taggart's, Jim is treated to a gift, just because...
- Class Act -- Mable goes back
college and enrolls in Anthro 101. Terrorists take over the class and
does what he does best, holds a lecture.
- Courage -- Daryl Banks stands
for what's right.
- Hero Du Jour: Brown -- Caught
traffic, Brown rescues some accident victims.
- Equal to the Task --
with The Equalizer, sequel to Equality. Control digs a
and discovers some interesting facts.
- The Road Taken -- Blair is
and he's having this really strange dream.
- Hero Du Jour: Rafe --
that one of his classmates is being stalked, Rafe tries to help.
- Oops, Sorry About That --
nearly gets shot, in the locker room. (Based on a real incident.)
- Hero Du Jour: Jim and Blair
Blair fits the profile, but does he really belong in a psych
- Doppleganger? -- Crossover
One West Waikiki. Jim, Blair and Cassie at a seminar in Los
where they meet up with a man who could be Jim's twin brother.
- As Long as It Doesn't Happen on MY Shift
-- There's a fire in Hargrove Hall, and Blaiir's office is flooded.
on a real incident.)
- Team Building II -- Crossover
The Highlander, sequel to Team Building. The guys
Crime are sent on another seminar, (bonifide, this time), and their bad
luck continues when their plane crashes. Guest appearance by Methos.
- Double Trouble -- Crossover
One West Waikiki, sequel to Doppleganger? Jim and
left for a weekend of fishing, only Jim has been found at a war between
drug gangs, nearly dead, with no sign of Blair or his truck.
- A Letter -- Crossover with The
Equalizer, sequel to Equal to the Task. Blair writes a
to his father.
- Hero Du Jour: Jim and Simon
At the County Fair with Daryl and Blair, Jim and Simon prevent a
- Earned -- Daryl wants to get
dad an expensive gift on his own.
- Church Picnic -- Jim, Blair,
and Daryl join the Taggarts at their church's annual community picnic.
- I'll See You in Court -- The
of Church Picnic, Blair is treated badly by the new assistant DA.
- Time for Living -- Crossover
The Equalizer, sequel to A Letter. Blair's father
that it's time to do something for himself... and his son.
- Reconnection -- Crossover
The Equalizer, sequel to Time for Living. Blair
with his half-brother, only to discover that he's a Sentinel...
- Hero Du Jour: Joel -- Caught
traffic, Joel sees a troubled young woman contemplating jumping from
- Reflections Upon Waiting in the Hospital
-- Simon's point of view while waiting for bboth Jim and Blair to
(Companion piece to What If... and I Could Have...).
- Hero Du Jour: Simon -- All
on a fishing trip, just soaking up the peace and quiet, Simon is
by a JetSki accident.
- Team Building III -- Sequel
Team Building II. The men of Major Crime finally get to the
Building Class, only to discover that it's a 'fear camp.' Blair talks
into challenging the final test.
- Hero Du Jour: Blair -- Blair
a hostage situation in the library, what should he do? Run? Or can he
anything to help?
- In Memorium -- Jim invites
along on his usually solo Memorial Day Weekend trip.
- Protective Instincts -- Jim
help it when a child is accused of a robbery.
- My Arm Bleeds for You --
suddenly realizes just how much they've come to exploiting Blair and
to do something about it.
- Hero Du Jour: Jim -- After an
with Blair, Jim takes a long walk along the beach, only to discover a
of missing children on a home-made raft.
- Well, Whaddya Know? -- Rafe
it out, and Jim decides to tell Brown, as well.
- Hero Du Jour: Simon and Blair
On the prowl for Jim's birthday present, Blair and Simon interrupt a
- Class Clown -- More
in Anthro 101, Blair takes on some jocks who want him to give them
- Qualifying -- Where Blair
the tests to earn that coveted paycheck.
- The Battlelines Have Been Drawn
-- My take on why Sentinel Too happenned.
- Hero Du Jour: Joel and Megan
Joel is helping Megan out when there's a major accident and they do
they can to help.
- Field Trip -- Two weeks after
gets out of the hospital (after the fountain), he goes on an
dig that Dr. W. (from Breaking Ground) had been scheduled to
- Panic! (or Ohmygod
Old Enough to Drive!) -- Daryl gets his driver's license.
- Froggy Came to Visit -- Blair
out upon finding a frog in the shower. (Answer to the 'Toad in the
- Remember When... -- Sequel to
The guys talk about when they got their driver's licenses.
to the 'Age Regression' challenge.)
- Double or Nothing --
with One West Waikiki and Due South, sequel to Double
Trouble and Gone. Jim and Blair return to Chicago to
in one of the cases they helped with, only to meet Mack Wolfe on the
who's on his way to Chicago to pick up a prisoner for extradition to
- Proceeding Almost as Planned
Sequel to Field Trip. Jim and Ronnie's continuing romance.
- I'm Gonna be Like You, Man, You Know I'm
be Like You -- Blair freaks out when one of his students
- Butt-Kicking 101 -- Rafe and
help a young woman whose quasi-date assaults her. (Based on a real
- Reunion -- Crossover with One
Waikiki and The Equalizer, sequel to Double or Nothing
and Reconnection. Jim and Blair go to their family reunion.
- Labor Day -- Jim, Blair,
and Cecilia go to the California State Fair.
- You Have No Right... -- Jim
rather intense when faced by evidence of child abuse.
- Side Trip -- Jim, Blair, and
are taking a few days off, but their work ethic interferes. Warnings of
animal cruelty. (Based on a real incident.)
- It Could Happen to You --
with Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and The Equalizer,
to Reunion. Jim and Blair are saved from being 'recruited' by a
government lab and then return the favor by taking down the lab, with
aid of the rest of Major Crime and Blair's dad's friends.
- Hero Du Jour: Major Crime -- The
Party -- In charge of the community Halloween Party, the
from Major Crime discovers the rewards for a good deed.
- Rumor Mill -- Sequel to It
Happen to You. Jim and Blair take on the rumors about them.
- Did I Remember to Say Thank You?
-- Rafe comes to an understanding about Veteran's Day.
- Just One of Those Days --
drives (alone) to Seattle for a seminar. Murphy's Law abounds.
- With a Grateful Heart, Give Thanks
-- Thanksgiving Day with the Black Wolf Clan and the folks from Major
- This Year Was Supposed to be Different
-- Beth Hlabse's auction story. In which Jim's plans for the Holiday
go somewhat awry. Lots of h/c as well as angst.
- Did You See That? -- A
with a little bit of plot. Seriously smarmy. Heavy on the smarm, with
on the side, and more smarm for desert. What can I say? It was a slow
- Brake Job -- Sentinel hearing
- Homecoming -- Sometimes, you can
go home again.
- Baby-Sitting -- Jim, Blair,
Jim's niece. Carolyn owes Jim big time for this little favor.
- Up in Smoke -- Simon's
on a nasty case and the rotten week it caused.
- Regaining Trust -- It's kind
an epilogue to The Waiting Room, with some spoilers to Murder
101, as well.
- Saint Patrick's Day -- A
Patrick's Day drabble.
- Hero Du Jour: Major Crime -- The Race
-- Co-authored with DanaWheels.
a Mable piece, so those who don't like her can skip this one. Mable
a 10K race and is told she needs an 'attendant,' much to her annoyance.
Joel volunteers to ask his coworkers for a volunteer to accompany her
- Prepared (The Best Laid Plans Gang Aft
-- Jim, Blair, and Simon go fishing, only thhis time, they're
at least, they think they're prepared. Small warning for
- Dietary Laws -- A missing
from The Real Deal.
- The Sentinel by Blair Sandburg
-- Just what the title says.
- Never Is Only A Word -- Blair
one more thing to give up for his sentinel. A post-TSbyBS story.
- Taking Leave -- The rules
changed and suddenly, Jim is faced with having accrued too much annual
leave, which he must use before the end of the year. With his partner
the academy, he doesn't have any idea of what to do, until Simon makes
a suggestion. Small warning for animal lovers!
- Putting Out the Fire -- Blair
to testify after being a good Samaritan.
- Heatwave -- A heat wave in
without air conditioning. (Warning: There are appearances by Mable,
and Ronnie, if you don't like them, skip this one.)
- Dumb Luck -- It's Halloween
the loft and a late trick-or-treater ends up tricked, and society ends
up with a lucky treat.
- Button, Button, Who's Got the Friggin'
-- A practical joke doesn't go quite as planned, and the usual suspects
had absolutely nothing to do with it. (Written for CascadeTimes.)
- Justice -- Please, be
and don't drink and drive, or allow anyone you're with to do so, either.
- Never Give Up (BPP-506)
-- The smell of C4... a timer counting down... the click as the
is activated. All the Sentinel has time to shout is a quick warning.
- Lemonade -- Torrential rains
flooding bring something surprising into the life of Jim Ellison.
- 'Tis the Season -- Jim has to
his Christmas shopping, and like most men, has no idea what to get for
the important people in his life. Remembering the strange, seemingly
old Chinese man he'd purchased a gift from once before, he discovers
shopping, and the results thereof.
- One of Our Own -- Dealing
- Ride-Along -- Saddled with an
observer, things are not quite what they seem.
- Runner's High -- Unlike the
Award Candidate, Jim does not zone on running...
- 'Twas the Lights Before Christmas
-- A peaceful Christmas Eve. Warning, OFCs are present; introducing
- If a Tree Falls... -- Campers
in the woods in the rain. Search & Rescue call for help from anyone
available and Simon sends Jim and Blair out to help. The answer to the
age-old question, 'If a tree falls in the woods, does it make a sound?'
- Full Circle -- Science
AU. Now that cloning is a reality, what's to stop the government
gene-splicing to create the perfect soldier? But, how do you find the
that creates loyalty? Contains adult content.
- Pardon Me, Reb'Blair -- Just
does 'the way of the Shaman' mean? For once, Jim just may have the
- Family Ties -- Remember the
Hunter? It's in syndication, now. Ever notice how much
you of a certain Cascade Cop? You don't suppose they could be related,
- Blessed Protector -- Just a
h/c. Blair owies, but nothing really major. And Jim had absolutely
to do with it!
- Hell Week (BPP-510)
-- The holidays are over and crime is getting back to normal. Jim and
are faced with a week of long workdays and sleepless nights as they
their way through half a dozen unrelated crimes. Crimes that focus onto
the down to brass tacks drudgery that can be police work.
- Hello, It's Me, Again -- It's
to make obscene phone calls, but the problem is catching them.
- It's Her Again, Blair --
to It's Me, Again, Blair. It continues with Ms. Edwards'
- Grace Notes -- A somewhat
view of Grace Ellison and what happened and why she left.
- Sometimes, Your Best Just Isn't Good
Sometimes, It's More Than Enough -- Just a little warm fuzzy
thing where the crew from Major Crime go out to dinner and, due to
beyond their control, decide to find a new restaurant for future
- How Dumb Can You Get? -- It's
night at the Taggart's and the evening winds down with some of the more
outlandish escapades our favorite cops have had. Warning: OFC ALERT, if
you don't like them, don't read this.
- Granny -- A simple fax gets
leading to an embarrassing situation for Megan.
- Cookie Overload -- Girl Scout
can resist them?
- Valentine's Day -- Jim -- The
- Listening with the Soul --
after an argument. (Part of the First
- Sideshow Freak (BPP-603)
-- Blair is quite pleased when Jim agrees to a trip to a small visiting
Russian circus. Simon, Daryl, and Megan join in the fun, only to arrive
at the fairgrounds to a grizzly murder and a missing trained bear.
- Talent Show (BPP-605)
-- When the members of Major Crime get tagged for their turn as the
'Martyrs for Charity' at the annual 'Cascade for Charity Night' they
barely four weeks to come up with something to entertain the crowd.
weeks which include a series of bomb threats and arsons directed at
owned businesses, which began when the new captain of the Bomb Squad
- It's About Friendship -- A
request for Carole's birthday.
- You Call This a Chase Scene?
Blair gets to drive Jim's truck while chasing a stolen car... heh,heh,
- Chance Call -- Reality bites?
uh, "Taking a late call brings Jim and Blair into an interesting
based on a real case (and the cop it happened to told it to me... heh).
- Heroes -- Crossover with The
American Hero. Every city needs heroes. They're needed even
more now, than ever before. Sometimes, they even come from out of the
just because they're still needed.
- It's All Relative --
with The District/Hunter/One West Waikiki. Simon decides to
ever, send Jim to another seminar, not no way, not no how. One of him
generally more than enough. ~snicker~
- You Could Have Said Something
Part of the latest Lyric Wheel, theme: Crossovers... This is actually
ending of what should be a much longer story, and a crossover with The
American Hero and Due South.
- Observations: You Could Have Said
-- And now, the rest of the story - the completed lyric fic.
- Assignment: Sandburg -- This
a 'chatfic', created and done online in a chat. Crossover with Star
Trek: The Original Series.
- Reoccurring Nightmare/Reoccurring Dreams
-- Cecilia Taggart is having a birthday and her father comes up
a most unusual gift for her...Blair.
- Chatfics -- A collection of
stories written in a chatroom.
- The Shirt -- Part of Lila
Kulp's The Sweatshirt series.
- It Runs in the Family (BPP-703)
-- Jim has to hand over a kidnapping case to Joel and Megan because he
can't remain impartial. The victim is his father, William.
- King of the Mountain --
trip goes awry, as usual. Originally published in Cascade: Beyond
Notes -- Co-authored with Jen R and AnneACK.
What happens when Simon Banks (The Sentinel), General Hammod (Stargate
SG-1), Paul Blaisdell (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues) and
Welsh (Due South) all end up in the same place at the same time?
Please read story notes! Rated PG. (25K)
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