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Sacrifice Unsung
by Lisa Hughes
R
After series end. MacLeod is faced with a choice which makes him examine the motives behind past acts, and the depth of his friendship with Methos. The author wants to say up front that THIS IS NOT A DEATH STORY!!!

Sanctuary
by Killashandra
NC-17 DM/M mature themes, sexual content

Good old-fashioned comfortfic. The movie is over, Connor is dead, Duncan is in need of some serious TLC and Methos is all by his lonesome in that big, empty house...

School for New Guys
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Quentin sets Methos a task for their secret Society and Methos learns something about Immortals he did not want to know. Methos schemes with Mac to change the course of the Game by changing Quentin’s mind. A lighter, less "angst-ridden" tale. With Joe.

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Seaside
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
A mood piece with Methos and Amanda, spanning most of the 20th Century. With Darius.
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Secondary Hurts
by Sals
NC-17 graphic violence, torture, abuse, rape
Ulick may be dead but Richie is still suffering...
Part of the Education Trilogy. Read more:

Sedimental Journey
by Taselby
R violence, language, adult themes.
A sequel to Erosion. A chance encounter with a young turk of an Immortal leaves Methos morbid and unanchored. Restlessly wandering, he finds himself at Mac's door, hoping to find some way to anchor himself in the warmth and security of the familiar.
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The Seduction of the Desert Prince
by The Krell
NC-17 DM/M Work In Progress
This story is a collaboration of The Krell, a hive mind composed of elynross, Rachael Sabotini, and Killashandra. They're venturing into hauberk-ripping romance with this one, so guard your virtue! Prurience, lack of plot (well they tried anyway), and lots of pictures within...

See Methos Run
by Suze
NC-17 PWP
Two tin cans, a piece of string, and Amanda doing her X-rated Dear Abby imitation.
Part of the Live Wire Series. Read more:

Sense and Sensibility
by Luminosity
R DM/M
When our expectations are too great, we can be faced with a situation like this!

Sex Scene Without A Cause
by Cassidy Collins
NC-17 DM/M
Mac and Methos follow England's progress in the 98 World Cup
Part of the World Cup Series. Read more:

Shattered Souls Trilogy
How can you build a relationship if you can't really talk about it?
Three post-episode vignettes: one post-TMP, one Post-Armageddon, and the last one post-NTB.

Sheathing Fate
by Maygra deRhema
NC-17 DM/M
What happens when an Immortal loses his Quickening but not his head?
Part of The Fate & Chance Cycle. Read more:

The Shield Brothers Arc
by Maygra deRhema
NC-17 (or worse) DM/M, extreme
violence, sexual assault, rape, torture, m/m sex, language, and other disturbing themes.
A sweeping AU that picks up at the end of Revelations 6:8 and continues some 25 years into the future. Duncan and Methos face myriad conflicts and challenges as they struggle to build (and rebuild) trust and make a life together.

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Showtime!
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Methos returns to Seacouver and he’s ready to face Mac and the future. A "first time" story.

Silence Breaks the Heart
by Rachael Sabotini
R Drama/Missing Scene
Methos has a hard time dealing with Byron's death, and Mac extends a peace offering...
Part of the Shattered Souls Trilogy. Read more:

The Simple Answer
by Rachael Sabotini
DM/M
In which a room is painted and some music is played, but not a lot happens.

Simple Gifts
by Maygra deRhema
R DM/M
Gifts given and received, and sometimes the perfect one is the one you least expect.
Part of The Fate & Chance Cycle. Read more:

A Simple Question
by Chelle
NC-17 DM/M
A post-TB/NTB story in which Duncan asks Methos a simple question.

Slave to Love
by Cassidy Collins
NC-17 DM/M
Love (and sex) in the morning!

Sleeping Beauty
by elynross
From Once Upon A Time. Read more:

A Slip In Time
by Lillian Wolfe
G
Another story challenge, but you can figure out what this one was. During a discussion of the theoretical possibily of time travel, Methos offers an unusual challenge to MacLeod.

Slip into Joy
by Maygra deRhema
NC-17 DM/M
Even when two people want the same things, fear can be a powerful obstacle to love.

Sonata
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
A real "first time" story, set in Paris after Revelations 6:8. Very romantic.

Sore of Heart
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
After a walking tour with Methos, Mac is sore of heart.

Sorrow
by JiM
PG DM/M
Aptly titled, lush and angsty.
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Sorrow
by Taselby
PG, adult themes
After events in Revelation 6:8, Methos reflects on his and MacLeod's friendship.

SoulSword
by Maygra deRhema
PG-13 DM/M
Duncan and Methos share bittersweet memories of a common friend.
Part of The Shield Brothers Arc. Read more:

The Space Between
by Hafital
NC-17, DM/M
Post Highlander 4: Endgame melodrama. woowoo. Er, yup, that about sums it up.

The Spaces Between My Worlds
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Methos believes Mac is ready to "move up" from Green Boy to Old Immortal – he asks his friends, original characters Quentin and Lamartin, to help. With Joe, Amanda and Connor.

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Standard Disclaimer Nonsense
by Taselby
Essay

Standing Still
by Chelle
NC-17, DM/M
Peace of mind is found in unexpected places.

Stay
by FF Calliope
NC-17, Methos/ofc
A conflicted Methos, dissatisfied with his life as a Horseman but not yet ready to make the final break, runs into another immortal who sees his potential to be so much more. Caught between hatred and hope, he must decide whether to kill her and prove her wrong, or to keep her and find out if she's right.

Part of the Methos & Delphyne Stories. Read more:

Still Falls the Rain
by Merry Lynne
PG
Forgive me, I seem to be obsessed with Richie's death. Set after 2BN2B; Mac hasn't unpacked all his baggage from the events of Archangel. Methos helps.

Stirring the Embers
by Kellie Matthews
NC-17 DM/M/A graphic polyamorous sexuality
Duncan returns to Seacouver alone, but neither Methos nor Amanda are content to let him remain so.
Part of The Firebird Suite. Read more:

The Stonecutters
by Taselby
NC-17 DM/M, adult themes, graphic m/m sex
Some stones have stood for a thousand years, but MacLeod and Methos' friendship hinges on a single night.
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Stop Me if You've Heard this One Before...
by Rachael Sabotini
G Gen Missing Scene/Vignette Duncan, Darius
A missing scene from the episode "Methos". The beer. The Immortal. Is there a connection?

The Storm
by Lisa Hughes
PG
The day after "Forgive Us Our Trespasses" Methos corners MacLeod on the barge for the conversation they must have if they are to rebuild their friendship.

Storm Front
by Maygra deRhema
NC-17 DM/M
Extreme Violence; Sexual Situations (Male/Male Sex) Language.
Events set in motion in Reading Between the Lines and Crosses to Bear come to a head. Oaths are kept, ancient secrets are revealed, and bitter choices are forced on Duncan, Methos, and everyone involved.
Part of The Shield Brothers Arc. Read more:

Strangers In Paris
by JaC
NC-17, M/John Carter (a Highlander/ER crossover)
Dr. John Carter discovers that Paris in the springtime isn't all it's cracked up to be. Then he meets Adam Pierson.

Strawberry Surprise
by Merry Lynne
R DM/M
My answer to the ROG - L Strawberry Challenge! Sweet, not too slashy, but it's there. Includes: Methos, Duncan, and a Little Friend.

Su Casa
by Taselby
G
Revenge can be sweet, especially when the beer is cold.

Such Fragile Things
by Lillian Wolfe
R hurt/comfort and m/m sexual content
The sequel to Deeper Truths. It's Christmastime again. As Duncan MacLeod and Joe Dawson meet  to wish each other well on Christmas Eve, Duncan makes a wish to see a friend long absent -- Methos.  Does Duncan get his wish?
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The Superstar Series
by Cassidy Collins
NC-17 DM/M sexual content
A three part series told in the first person examining the emotions that link the Highlander and the oldest immortal.

Sweet Sorrow
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Byron is dead and Methos mourns – in Quentin and Lamartin’s chateau in Switzerland. But Lamartin’s "take" on the poet’s demise isn’t what his friends expect. So Methos asks Mac to help save the Old Immortal. With Richie, Amanda and Joe.

Swords at Sunset
by Ashlyn Donnchaid and Maygra deRhema
NC-17 DM/M
Our entry in the Swords At Sunset contest. Maygra de Rhema and I had a great time writing this and hope you enjoy reading it!!
Winner of the Crystal Dragon Award from the HL Quill Club Librarian for lyricism, neatness and just general all around magic.

Synecdoche for Piano and G String
by elynross
PG-13 DM/M mature themes
When you've spent a very long life keeping people at a safe distance, it can be hard to let them in, even when you want to.


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Teach Me, Baby
by Cassidy Collins
NC-17 DM/M sexual content
Part of The Superstar Series. Read more:

The Tell-tale Heart
by elynross
NC-17 DM/M, M/omc, mature themes, sexual content
Methos is a patient man, but even his patience has limits. Valentine's Day and the appearance of a handsome stranger coincide to provide a sorely needed distraction, forcing MacLeod to decide just what he is willing to risk. First appeared in Futures Without End II.

Tempting Fate 
by Suze
NC-17 DM/M
A first time story, a psychological comedy, a bedroom farce--with beer and just a touch of deus ex machina for flavor.

Tertiary Healing
by Sals
NC-17 graphic violence, torture, abuse, rape
Can Methos repair Duncan and Richie's relationship?
Part of the Education Trilogy. Read more:

This Little Piggy Stayed Home
by Suze
NC-17 M/A
Some things surpass rational explanation. This story,  for one. Methos, Amanda, a blanket,  a football game...

This Sword Unbroken
by Maygra deRhema
NC-17/R Sexual Situations (Male/Male Sex) Language
More than twenty years later, Duncan is making his peace with the events in Storm Front when Tray comes into his Immortality with disturbing and unforseen results.
Taselby's note: Maygra says this installment is still unfinished, though all the major parts of the story are there. There is no word from her on when she will get back to it.

Part of The Shield Brothers Arc. Read more:

This Thing Which Builds Our Dreams
by Vonda
R sexual content
A female immortal from Methos' distant past enlists his and MacLeod's aid in a dangerous game of revenge, and turns up the heat in a steamy romance with Joe Dawson.

Thoughts on Endgame
by Kamil
essay

Thoughts On Living By the Sword
by RuaMor
essay

Three's Company
by Kellan Dane
NC-17 DM/A, DM/M/A, graphic m/f and m/m/f sex
Methos takes a challenge MacLeod doesn't believe he can win, and concern for his friend's welfare spills over into something more.

Throne Chair Fantasy
by K'Kathy
NC-17 Methos/?, sexual content
One of the original boxer-fics, featuring Methos and an unknown partner.

To Be One Flesh
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Methos’ unrealistic expectations could destroy his and Duncan’s love. With Joe.

To Beer or Not to Beer
by RuaMor
essay

Toeing the Line
by Kamil
NC-17 DM/M
This strange little thing came about as a result of a thread about Methos' sexual history...or the lack thereof on the Duncan-Methos list. It's, ahh, kind of unusual.
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The Together Rate
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Warning – Death of Major Character!
Joe Dawson’s death twenty years in the future grieves Mac and Methos deeply. But it looks as if Methos will stand by Mac – until they get to Paris and Mac second-guesses his beloved friend. With Anne Lindsey. (This is my second "take" on this subject – see also "The Minimalist" for a slightly different angle and Methos’ better appreciation of Anne.)

Too Important to Lose
by RuaMor
essay

Top Ten Lines TPTB Will Never Let Methos Say To Duncan
by Suze.

A Touch of Bitterness
by Kellan Dane
PG for mature subject matter
After more than a decade alone, MacLeod waits for a rendezvous with Methos, thinking about the past and the nature of their odd relationship.

Trial by Fire
by Sandi
NC-17 DM/M adult themes, sexual content
Samhain is a night for endings, and Mac and Methos lay a few old ghosts of thier own to rest.

Trick or Treat
by Kellie Matthews
NC-17 DM/M/A graphic polyamorous sexuality
Duncan, Methos & Amanda attend a costume party at Joe's.
Part of The Firebird Suite. Read more:

Truths
by Maxine Mayer
NC-17 D/M
Mac searches for the truth about Methos – only to discover the truth about himself. A long hard angst-ridden exploration of several "Highlander" episodes. In the end, only Methos’ wit and wits can save MacLeod. (See also sequel, "Going the Distance.")

The Twelve Dancing Princes
by elynross
From Once Upon A Time. Read more:

Twilight Kingdoms
by Taselby
NC-17 DM/M, violence, graphic m/m sex, unpopular ideas
Ehren, an old friend of MacLeod's and knight of the first Crusade is visiting, and makes surprising demands. Demands Methos isn't certain he wants to meet. A direct sequel to The Causes Remain.
From The Cause & Consequence Arc. Read more:

Two Men and a Television
by chelle
NC-17 DM/M
Duncan and Methos watch cable television. Could reactions like this be why the V-Chip was invented? <G>

Two Out of Three Ain't Bad
by Kellan Dane
PG-13 adult themes
A missing scene set after Archangel. Methos and Amanda share a drink and wonder about MacLeod's fate.


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