The Middleman

The Middleman

NOTICE: Unfortunately, maintaining these recs pages has gotten to be too much work, given the amount of fic that I read. So from now on, I'll be keeping track of good fics via my AO3 bookmarks and the delicious account Grey Bard started for me.

The Hazarian Authorian Interference (Or how the Middleman was bookblocked)
Author: Medie
Fandom: Middleman/Murder, She Wrote xover
The Hazarian race are a very lovely people if one is neither a rose bush nor a Middleman. In the event that you are, however, we are truly sorry.

The Post-Plagiarist Conflagration
by taraljc

The Zombie Rehabilition Confrontation
by trixalicious

Valentine's Day
Author: edna_blackadder
Rating: PG-13: implications, very non-graphic violence, one naughty word
Pairings: Wendy Watson/Tyler Ford, the Middleman/Lacey Thornfield, the Middleman/OFC
Word Count: 4,948
Summary: Wendy is looking forward to a quiet, video-game-carnage-filled Valentine's Day with Tyler, but Middlelife isn't that simple.

some poems don't rhyme
Author: dreamingwriter
Rating: T
Warnings: Some language.
Characters: Wendy, The Middleman, Ida, Lacey
Disclaimer: I could never take credit for creating this amazing show/comic. Everything belongs to Javi.
Summary: Wendy leaves before becoming a Middleman. (this is one possible fate)

Natural Hairsasters
Author: brista
Rating: T
Characters: Wendy, The Middleman
Summary: Disasters made of hair.

The Shuffle Meme
Author: brista
So I'm sure everyone has seen the shuffle meme. Turn on your music player and write with whatever songs pop up, so on and so forth. So here's some random Middleficlets.

Fire In The Gut
Author: brista
Rating: T
Characters: The Current Middleman; The Former Middleman.
Summary: A Middleman in training reflects on a difficult mission.

Ten Songs Meme
by lotus0kid
Ten Songs Meme: 1. Pick a character, pairing, or fandom you like.
2. Turn on your music player and put it on random/shuffle.
3. Write a drabble related to each song that plays. You only have the time frame of the song to finish the drabble; you start when the song starts, and stop when it's over. No lingering afterwards!
4. Do ten of these, then post them.

Smells Like Science
by lotus0kid
Crossover with Better Off Ted.
Summary: The Middleman and Wendy pay a special visit to a former recipient of Middle-services at Veridian Dynamics.

by lotus0kid

Just Like We Used to Do
by lotus0kid
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1,187 (ran a little long- don't worry, no charge)
Disclaimer: Recognize anything? Then it ain't mine.
A/N: For mosellegreen on the help_japan auction. Yay for it not taking three months!
Summary: Post-"Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse," [SPOILER] sends herself on one last mission. This is another multimedia fic- just open the link in a separate tab/window when you come to it. You know, if you want to.
Spoilers: WALL TO WALL spoilers for "Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse." DO NOT READ if you haven't also read the comic book and/or watched the Comic Con table read.

War Stories
Author: hematitebadger
Rating: G
Spoilers: None
Prompt: Wendy and Roxy Wasserman / work-related injury
Summary: When Wendy is temporarily removed from fieldwork, Roxy reveals some unexpected information and makes an even more unexpected offer.

Just Words and a Tune
Author: hematitebadger
Rating: PG
Spoilers: None
Summary: The sad part is how normal this is all starting to seem to her.

The Holiday Homecoming Intervention
Author: hematitebadger
Rating: G
Spoilers: none
Summary: Lacey has the same wish this year that she's had every Christmas. But this year, she just might get it.

very good special effects
Author: dreamingwriter
Rating: PG
Warnings: None
Characters: The Middleman, Wendy, mentions of Ida
Summary: Wendy Watson will never see the end of the world.
A/N: No spoilers, no pairings in this universe. Maybe slightly angsty because I can't help myself. Title part of a quote by Roger Zelazny.

The Doorknob Revenge Necessity
by Tiriel
Gen, Rated PG.
Spoilers for The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum.

The Harem High-Balling Hesitation
Author: nonky
Fandom/Pairing: The Middleman; MM/WW, WW/other
Rating: PG-13, language
Word Count: 3145
Summary: Wendy gets a career opportunity she wasn't looking for, then gets called a cheap, pregnant slut.

The Red Velvet Sensei Spectacle
Author: nonky
Fandom/Pairing: The Middleman; MM/WW, WW/Other, MM/Other, Lacey/WW, Lacey/Other
Rating: R, language, flirting and odd logic leaps
Word Count: 4650
Summary: Sensei Ping's visits never go well.

The Mirror Dream Confusion
Author: corellianjedi
Summary: It bothers him more than he would have thought, and much more than he let on to Wendy. Post-ep to 1x12 "The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome." Spoilers for the whole series (to be safe).
Words: 1,159

The Superlative Elevation Alliance
by joandarck
n alternate universe in which Lacey will eventually start dating Tyler. Shortly before the volcano explodes.

Maid of Awesome
Rachael Sabotini
Summary: Anything's possible when you have really good shoes.

My Period of Erotic Sibling Representation is Over
by ryfkah
Fandoms: The Middleman, Revolutionary Girl Utena
Summary: Akio is particularly fond of Pip's nude self-portrait.
Words: 133

we're the umbrella (in a rain of fire)
Author: kiarasayre
Spoilers: Makes mention to minor events of 1x11, The Clotharian Contamination Protocol.
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 3,116
Summary: Five of the more...interesting times Wendy and the Middleman saved the world. (gen)

It's All About the Cream Filling
Author: monimala
Word Count: 1455
Rating: PG-13, MM/Wendy
Summary: Takes place after 1.4, "The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum." The Middleman denies all knowledge when Wendy makes the obligatory accusation.

The Gender-Bender Make-Out Session
Author: seriousfic
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 1,480
Timeline: Spoilers for Season 1, Episode 8: The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation.
Characters/Pairings: Wendy/Lacey, the Middleman, Lewis, Eleanor.
Summary: Never trust your roommate alone with a wannabe sorority girl/mad scientist.

The Puppet Slayage Substitution
Author: kerrykhat
Buffy crossover.
Summary: Giles had got to be joking. Vampire puppets out to start an eternal night? Unfortunately, the prophecy backed him up on this one.

The Damsel Necessitation
Author: by geonncannon
Pairing: Wendy Watson/Lacey Thornfield
Summary: In the future, Wendy Watson has taken up the mantle of Middleman and discovers there are certain perks to saving the day.

The Perilous Peanutbrittle Problem
by A.J.
Lacey really should read the directions first.

The Bellicose Doppelganger Auter-ization
by Jengrrrl
A mysterious disappearance draws the attention of Wendy Watson and the Middleman.

The Ursine Therianthrope Divination
by Kaneko
"Mortals and succubi. It only ever ends in tears, and recriminations in the Underworld about who drained whose soul first."

Five Times Wendy Flew Solo
by KiaraSayre
The Middleman looks around at the various assailants, then back at Wendy. "You...want more solo missions?"

The Coffeehouse Crossover Confrontation
by Effex
Takes place 2 years after the end of The Middleman and three months after the end of The Losers, contains spoilers for both (including The Middleman's unaired 13th episode).

Middleman versus the raptors
by jadelennox
Fan comic in the style of xkcd. You're one badass fucking fractal, Wendy Watson.

The Mirrorball Malefaction Misapprehension
by gwyneth rhys
Who's making mirrorball mischief and ruining Wendy's plans for New Year's Eve?

This Is Where It Starts
by marymac
'We met at the start of term 2001. We did ok. You'll be fine.'

The Zombie Love Bug Concatenation
by victoria_p (musesfool)
Supernatural crossover. There are zombies at the mall. This is not a metaphor.

The OK Cupid Cloning Confabulation
by victoria_p (musesfool)
Taking the idea of matchmaking to its horrifyingly logical, and really, really creepy conclusion.

The Rubber Ducky Ratiocination
by victoria_p (musesfool)
"Everybody needs a bathtime buddy, Dubbie!"

The Uilleann Ululation Undertaking
by victoria_p (musesfool)
"Two weeks ago, the museum received a cache of instruments from Ireland, and among them were a set of Uilleann pipes. We believe the pipes to be dangerous in the wrong hands."

Captain America's Art Crawl Adventure
by victoria_p (musesfool)
Captain America / The Middleman crossover
Summary: "I think the more pertinent question is, how do we stop a giant glue monster from rampaging through Art Crawl?"

The Cryptobiological Airborne Conspiracy
by Omorka
Summary: After busting a steampunk punk, Wendy just wants to catch up on her sleep - but the world of the weird has other ideas, as mysteriously animated objects appear in a nearby town.

The Raucous Rodent Regalement
by mollyscribbles
Summary: Wendy and her father take a perfectly ordinary, entirely unremarkable trip to an amusement park.

The Infernal Celibacy Rededication (Or how Roxy decided she didn't need her groove back after all)
by st_aurafina
Summary: No matter the weather, it's good to be Roxy Wasserman.

Santa's a What?
by kaitlia777
Snippet. Wendy gains new insight into legendary holiday beings.

In A Different Soil
by trascendenza
Roxy Wasserman, ex-succubus. The choices she makes. If she had to live with mortals every second of every day there's no telling what she'd do.

The Déjà Fait Fate Destabilizer
by amathela (Zhailei)
Press the button, go back in time, save the world. Easy?

Red Ball, Blue Box
by metonymy
The Middleman is suspiciously cheery. Wendy is appropriately suspicious.

The Cacophonic Casket Catastrophe
by lilacsigil
Warnings for reanimation and innuendo. And pipe organs.

The Bloodsucking Brownie Extermination
by lessthanpie
Wendy's apartment building has an infestation that only a Middleman can clear out.

The Boy Named Sue
by nocturnalrites
Rating: T
Characters: Middleman, Wendy Watson
Disclaimer: I do not under any circumstances own the rights to these characters or the fab show or comic and I'm not getting paid.
Summary: Johnny Cash and the Middleman
Spoilers: Refers to some information in the Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse

The Man She Can Leave Behind
by NocturnalRites
Summary: The man in Wendy's life she can't live without. Takes place an unspecified time after Doomsday.

3 Drabble Song Challenges
by NocturnalRites

The Practical Magic Application
by NocturnalRites
A gift of the heart isn't always what it seems. Lacey/MM

Sex on the Beach
by NocturnalRites
No way aliens are going to make them do it this time. Or will they?

The New Sidekick
by The Blue Fenix
Direct sequel to "the New Kid." In 1999, an ex-SEAL named Clarence accepts the post of Middleman trainee. His troubles are only beginning. AU to the series finale, different previous Middleman.