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Contents: 942 recs in 217 fandoms; 64 links

Galaxy Quest

Jason Nesmith

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Episode Thirty-Three: 'The Dark Reflection' by Lizardbeth

'"Don. I'm not saying Evil Tawny needs to dress like a nun, okay? You want a little T and A, I'm okay with that. I don't eat lettuce and oranges because I like them, after all; I have to avoid the craft table so I don't look like a hippo on camera."' Galaxy Quest fanfiction, like the show, has a tendency to short-change Gwen, so it's nice to see her getting a chance to be awesome for once

[Added 28/05/2012; Character Piece; 1000-2500; Galaxy Quest; Characters: Gwen DeMarco, Jason Nesmith, Fred Kwan, OC]

The Headaches, the Heartaches, the Backaches, the Flops by Maidenjedi

'All Gwen heard was that they thought she could be like Farrah Fawcett, and wasn't that enough for a girl whose biggest role in Hollywood to date had been as a serial killer's victim in a made-for-tv movie, only the scene had been cut?' Gwen's story, season by season. This is exactly how it went

[Added 29/08/2013; Character Piece; 2500-6000; Galaxy Quest; Characters: Gwen DeMarco, Jason Nesmith, Alexander Dane, OCs]

The Rebirth of Brandon Wheeger by Janice Chess

'He's always chosen fantasy over reality. But that's not stupid, that's smart, because reality sucks.' A wonderful coming-of-age tale, which will make geek hearts happy all over the galaxy. Sweet & funny

[Added 17/07/2009; Drama; 6000-20,000; Galaxy Quest; Characters: Brandon Wheeger, Fred Kwan, Jason Nesmith, Gwen DeMarco, Alexander Dane, Guy Fleegman, Katelyn, Laliari, Mathesar, Hollister, Kyle, Brandon's mother, OCs]