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The Neighborly Detective and the Tragic Woobie Widower by Elayna (NC-17)

Title: The Neighborly Detective and the Tragic Woobie Widower
Fandom: SGA
Pairing: McKay/Sheppard
Categories: AU, romance
Length: epic
Warnings: none

Author on LJ: elayna88
Website: Master Elayna's Den


Author's Summary:Detective John Sheppard starts his new life in suburbia and becomes steadily captivated by his neighbor, Dr. Rodney McKay, and his son Timothy.

Review:
This is a story about John, the neighborly detective who cross-dresses for work, and Rodney, the tragic woobie wideower who was married to a botanist (botanist!) and is currently NOT-dating Katie Brown.

John buys an old, rundown house next to Rodney's, gets his friends to help him fix it up, meets Rodney, and then realizes that he doesn't have to fix up the house after all. The mini-McKay in this story is super adorable and learns words such as transvestite and homosexual (but not bisexual) at an early age. It's also nice to see Rodney work hard at being a good father (finally something he's not naturally good at). Highly recommended.

The Neighborly Detective and the Tragic Woobie Widower

Other stories in the same universe:
A Promise Made
A Perfect Happiness
Facts of Life
Tags: fandom: stargate atlantis, genre: au, genre: kids, genre: romance, genre: science fiction, length: epic, pairing: mckay/sheppard, recs by meishali
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