The Dayspring Archive - Cable fic
A Crazy Kinda Way To Spend The Afternoon
(PG-13) Cable, Iceman, and Gambit are captured by rogue Genoshan magistrates, and spend a very edifying afternoon in a cell together. (Archivist's Note: Tied to Kaylee's 'Mooks' series.)
A Walk Through Niflheim (Alicia McKenzie)
  (in progress...)
(R) After a horrific encounter with an insane Magneto in the shifts, Nathan responds to a strange summons and leaves the Oasis once more. He winds up in a strange, surreal shift, where the potential for revelation is almost as great as the danger. Shadowlands.
(PG-13) After Scott is separated from Apocalypse, he finds Nathan up late one night, brooding, and forces his son to finally confront the truth about his behavior during the months he thought Scott was dead.
Ashes Of Chaos: Break Of Dawn (Jaya
Mitai, Persephone & Mel)
             (in progress...)
(PG-13) Stryfe attacks Cable at one of his safehouse, leading to dire consequences for them both.
(PG-13) After the battle between Apocalypse and the Twelve, and the loss of Scott, Nathan and Jean confront each other, and their guilt and grief explode in the most dangerous way imaginable...
Brave New World (Alicia McKenzie)
       (in progress...)
(PG-13) Thrown off the battlefield into a past world he knows nothing about, a confused and disoriented Nathan Dayspring turns for help to Charles Xavier.
Cable's Contribution': An Addendum To
The Askani Book of Proverbs (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) Ever wondered what Cable might have to contribute to Askani 'wisdom'?
Caer Sidi (Alicia McKenzie)
 (in progress...)
(PG-13) As the X-Men relax in New Orleans after their battle with the Slavers in Russia, Jean starts to suspect that there's something very wrong with Nathan...
Clan Chosen (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) Nathan makes a promise to Jenskot.
(PG) Nathan Dayspring sets out on a dangerous mission to liberate a city from Canaanite control without telling Jenskot...
Live To Fight Another Day
(PG) The Clan Chosen lose a city to the Canaanites, and Nathan learns once more about the demands of leadership.
(PG) On the festival eve of Winternight, Nathan Dayspring and his son Tyler make an unexpected journey to help someone in need...a journey that foreshadows one that Domino and Sam Guthrie will make years into Nathan's future, and two millenia in the past.
(PG-13) After the defeat of the Clan Chosen, Stryfe visits Dayspring in his cell
(PG-13) The leader of the Clan Chosen contemplates triumph over the Canaanites, and the price paid for victory.
(PG-13) A sad little story about collateral damage, set after the defeat of the Clan Chosen.
Twin Destinies    
(PG) The timeline takes a very different path, and Nathan and Stryfe end up in very different places. . .
Twin Divide  
(PG) Nathan begins to put his plans into motion, as he and Stryfe come to terms with their divergent paths.
(PG-13) When Nate Grey accidentally kills Cable while the two of them fought Apocalypse, he finds out that for some actions, there is not such thing as mitigating circumstances...
Erinyes: Yours Sincerely
(PG-13) A young Eris happens upon a surprising opportunity to lash out at Natalie.
Erinyes: Hell Hath No Fury (with Alicia McKenzie)
(PG-13) In a slightly different world, Natalie Dayspring leads the Clan Chosen against the Canaanites and Eris, her mortal enemy.
Flying Dutchman (Alicia
(PG) Nathan, Scott, and Chris Summers get together for a bit of a vacation on the Starjammer, but the trip takes a surprising turn when they receive a distress signal and go to investigate.
Future Pluperfect (Domenika Marzione)
                               
(PG-13) A visitor from the future arrives as a new threat faces Cable and the X-Men.
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? (Persephone)
    (in progress...)
(PG) An unexpected arrival at Oasis causes quite a stir, but his help in the attempt to reassemble the Twelve and repair reality may turn out to be invaluable. Part of the Shadowlands universe.
Hooray, Hooray, The T-O's Gone Away! or "Yoink!"
(And That's A Technical Term!) (Alicia
(PG-13) Cable's cured himself of the T-O virus. He's very happy. Soon, the whole world is going to know it... ;)
I Saw Mommy Kissing... That Flonqing
Bastard Remy LeBeau (Dandelion)
(PG-13) In Moscow, Cable wrestles with the reality of Jean and Remy's new relationship.
(G) Stryfe's attempt to get a good night's sleep is frustrated by an unwelcome visitor.
To Name A Nuisance (with Persephone)
(G) The 'nuisance' plays a surprising role in events when Cable is captured by the Canaanites.
Been Here Forever... (with Persephone)
(G) Cable continues to establish his control over the Canaanite forces while Stryfe adapts to the change in his situation, while Diamonde, in many ways, plays mediator.
Wine, Kitten And... (with Persephone)
(G) Cable continues to establish control over the Canaanites, and like most political campaigns, this one involves a number of social niceties. The kitten, however, has other ideas...
The Thickens Plot (with Persephone)
(G) In the wake of the party, a pair of unlikely rescuers attempt to free Stryfe, and several interesting new developments take place.
Same As It Ever Was? (with Persephone)
(G) The further adventures of Stryfe and Diamonde.
Gonna Be A Daddy (with Persephone)
(G) In every female cat's life comes 'That Time', and Diamonde is determined to make the most out of it...
How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously? (with Persephone)
(G) The kittens arrive, and Stryfe's getting restless...
Silent Fears And Breakfast (with Persephone)
(PG) Stryfe struggles to come to terms with his current situation, and it's not an easy process.
Babysitting And Chicken Soup (with Persephone)
(PG-13) The socialization of Stryfe continues apace...
Leave (Jaya Mitai)
   
(R) In a world where Slym and Redd were the ones to raise Stryfe and Cable was lost to Apocalypse, the brothers are still in conflict, and Nathan, now known as Sunspear, deprives Stryfe, in the most horrifying way possible, of someone dear to him.
Make A Wish (Alicia
(PG) Nathan Summers has made a habit of waking up on the wrong side of the bed, but he's about to learn that even the most unpromising day can take a turn for the better.
The Meaning Of Sorry Having No Meaning
By Nathan 'Cable' Summers (Cosmic)
(PG) Nathan contemplates his philosophy.
Never Tell Me The Odds (Alicia
(PG-13) Logan is captured by people who are very interested in something in his mind. But why--and why can't he remember? And what does Cable have to do with it?
Nocturnes (Alicia McKenzie)
Water For The Dead
(PG-13) After Domino is killed in battle, Cable is overcome with grief. Nocturne #1.
The Bondage Of Sorrow
(PG-13) Magneto, the man partially responsible for Domino's death, tries to deal with the horrific reality of a psi-link accidentally formed between him and Cable that day. Nocturne #2.
Where Anger Bleeds
(PG-13) Xavier tries to confront Cable about the psi-link with Magneto, but Nathan is in no mood to listen. Nocturne #3.
Just A Stretch Of Mortal Time
(PG-13) Logan and Cable clash in the Danger Room--and not in a program. Nocturne #4.
(PG-13) Scott's attempt to get through to his son has tragic results. Nocturne #5.
The World In Shadow
(PG-13) Rachel Summers comes to Magneto in astral form, to persuade him to help her brother. Nocturne #6.
The City Of The Evening Star
(PG-13) Lost in his own mind, Cable finds his heart's desire--or does he? Nocturne #7.
Watched You Fall
(PG-13) One of Cable and Domino's 'children' sits at his bedside, trying to deal with her fear and her own feelings of guilt over Domino's death. Nocturne #8.
Cry In The Wilderness
(PG-13) Magneto and Jean Grey descend into Cable's mind to try and bring him out of his coma, but they aren't prepared for what they find... Nocturne #9.
Cast Your Soul To The Sea
(PG-13) The final confrontation between Cable and Magneto, and a stunning decision. Nocturne #10.
The Outsider's Arc (Alicia McKenzie)
[Notes]                    
(PG-13) Not long after Operation: Zero Tolerance, Cable is called in to help Logan and Bishop track two mutant criminals, one of which is a young girl with a strange and dangerous psionic power. But as first Sinister and the Marauders, then Rachel Summers, the Mother Askani, become involved, the three find out very quickly that things aren't what they seem...
Interlude: Northern Lights
(PG) Recuperating in Alaska following the events of Dreamweaver, Cable turns out to be a very cranky convalescent, and Domino's about to strangle him until he chooses an unusual way to make it up to her.
                              (in progress...)
(PG-13) Still suffering the aftereffects of his injuries, Cable is drawn back into his endless war with Apocalypse when a mysterious force somehow connected to his ancient enemy begins disrupting the timestream itself. But as he marshals both his strength and his allies to stop it, the buried secrets of the Askani Sisterhood being to emerge--secrets that could threaten Cable's mission, the people he loves, and his very sanity.
Epinikion (with Cascade)
[Prologue]          [Interlude]  (in progress...)
(PG-13) Rachel Summers and Tanya Trask, the young women who will eventually become the Mother Askani and Madame Sanctity, are brought to a pause in their journey through the timestream for a lesson in the dangers of altering history. Meanwhile, Dana Hawkes and Sam Guthrie celebrate their wedding, never knowing how little it would take to turn their hopeful future into a nightmare...
Coda: At The Water's Edge
(PG) After Cable's death, Logan contemplates the past, and the surprising friendship they wound up sharing. (Note: Tied to the Outsider's Arc, but no longer 'canonical' in relation to the Pantheon series.)
Paint It Black (Alicia
(PG-13) Sometime after the battle at Akkaba, Nate Grey happens across Cable in New York and discovers that his 'big brother' isn't dealing with Scott's 'death' and other recent events very well at all.
The Paladin Trilogy (Alicia McKenzie)
Broken        
(R) Captured by the Dark Riders, Cable accepts Apocalypse's offer of one-on-one combat--and loses. But that defeat is only the beginning...
Crusade            (in progress...)
(R) Apocalypse continues the process of molding Cable into his paladin, and the X-Men and X-Force begin to realize that rescue may no longer be an option.
Pantheon (Alicia McKenzie)
(G) Sam and Dana's son is born, and little Nathan Thomas has a late-night 'talk' with his godfather. Part of the Pantheon timeline.
Kicking And Screaming All The Way Out To Pasture
(PG) Nathan Summers begins to realize just how little he likes the role of 'semi-retired desk-jockey'. Part of the Pantheon timeline.
   
(PG-13) A seemingly ordinary day is shattered when a terrorist group calling itself the Unity commits an atrocity of unimaginable scope. Part of the Pantheon timeline.
 (in progress...)
(PG-13) A year after the Unity's attack on Denver, a group of young XSE officers, led by Clare Summers, begin their own private war against the terrorists. Part of the Pantheon timeline.
(PG) After her father's death, Clare reflects by the water. Part of the Pantheon timeline.
(PG) At Tyler Dayspring's funeral, the student becomes the teacher as Sam tries to help Cable through his grief.
Anniversary (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG-13) Sequel to Promise. On the one-year anniversary of Tyler's death, Logan follows an impulse to visit his grave in Kentucky, only to encounter Cable there.
The Psi-War Trilogy (Alicia McKenzie)
The End Of Magic
(PG) After the Psi-War, Cable runs into Betsy Braddock, and the two of them talk about the changes in their lives since her battle with Farouk on the astral plane.
Raven Skies (Alicia McKenzie)
   [Epilogue]
(PG-13) Cable vanishes mysteriously, and a worried Domino goes first to Logan and Kai, and then to her old friend G.W. Bridge for help. (Archivist's note: Tied to Kaylee's Kai & Logan series.)
Stargazers (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) Not long after the events of Raven Skies , Kai and Cable share an...astronomical experience. (Archivist's note: Tied to Kaylee's Kai & Logan series.)
Rebellious Hearts (JenesisX)
   
(PG-13) Picking up where the Askani'son Limited Series leaves off, 'Rebellious Hearts' is a story of the early years of the Clan Chosen rebellion.
First Blood (JenesisX)
   
(PG-13) The sequel to Rebellious Hearts. Nathan and Aliya's relationship grows as the Clan Chosen face real combat for the first time.
Reconstruction (Alicia McKenzie)
My Own Prison
(PG-13) After Stryfe's reappearance, Rogue is concerned about Cable's possible reaction and speaks to him about the matter. But the conversation soon gets out of hand.
(PG-13) Rogue goes out to retrieve a depressed and angry Cable from a local bar, but the violent confrontation that results has very unintended consequences.
(PG-13) The night when Malcolm and Randall were killed is one of Bishop's most painful memories, but when Cable finds him running that particular Danger Room program yet again, he isn't shy about voicing his opinion on the matter.
(PG-13) What if it hadn't been Hammer who'd tried to hand that disk to Stryfe on that fateful day? What if it had been someone a lot nearer and dearer to Cable's heart? Would that have changed anything?
(PG-13) Staying at the mansion just after the Phalanx Covenant, Angelo watches Cable pushing his limits in a lethal Danger Room program, and afterwards finds himself being 'tested'.
Subreality Cafe: The Pros And Cons
Of Unrepentant Sadism (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) Alicia stops in at the Cafe, looking for a Cable fictive, and runs into another Cable who's had just about enough of her penchant for torturing him and his counterparts.
Suncross (Alicia McKenzie)
Ash And Shadow
(PG-13) In a world where no one 'won' Inferno, a vastly altered Nathan fights alongside the remnants of the X-Men against Apocalypse and Madelyne Pryor, the Goblin Queen.
Eden In Your Dreams
(PG-13) Colossus dies in another battle with the forces of Limbo, and Cecilia, unable to save him, finds herself unable to sleep. Wandering in the garden dome, she encounters Cable, and they share a rare peaceful moment.
Take Me Out To The Ballgame... (Alicia
(PG-13) Nathan and Scott take a trip into the city to take care of some legal business and catch a baseball game, but the day takes an unexpected and dangerous turn.
Tales Of The Wild Pack (Alicia McKenzie)
Truth In The Tequila   
(PG-13) A mission gone bad awakens dark and painful memories for Cable, and the rest of the Pack is floored by his unique 'coping strategy'.
Turn Around And Face Your Fate
(PG-13) After the Pack's final mission, Cable has to face up to the consequences of that last, horrific decision.
The Top Ten Reasons Cable Kicks Himself
In The Ass (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) A Letterman-esque look at all the reasons Cable has to feel sorry for himself.
Transfiguration (Alicia McKenzie)
  
(PG-13) Two months after the battle at Akkaba, Psylocke finally has to deal with the Shadow King for once and for all, and Cable becomes a pawn in their struggle.
Two Princes (Alicia McKenzie)
(PG) After Slym and Redd vanish, a suddenly 'orphaned' Nathan decided to take Stryfe with him as he flees Apocalypse's palace.
Island In A Sea Of Sand
(PG-13) Nate and Stryfe hide out in the desert as the dog soldiers search for them. The two boys still don't know if they can trust each other, but when Nate falls ill, their uneasy understanding is put to the test.
Unexpected Companions (Persephone)
  
(PG) Cable runs into two very familiar people, only they're nothing like their counterparts from his world--and in the case of one of them, this is definitely a good thing! Despite some awkwardness, the three of them decide to travel together, and a remarkable journey begins... Part of the Shadowlands universe.
Of Clipped Wings And Dying Dreams
(PG-13) After a boy is killed 'playing Cannonball', Cable and Domino must track down a distraught Sam.
Of Failing Wings And Broken Dreams
(PG-13) Sam returns with Cable and Domino, but the situation gets worse.
Of Shattered Wings And Fading Dreams
(PG-13) Tragedy perpetuates tragedy, striking down the last person you would ever expect.
Of Fluttering Wings And Forgotten Dreams
(PG-13) After the events of 'Shattered Wings', Cable is struggling for control and lost in memories of the past. . .as a very dangerous door opens.
Of Spreading Wings And Sickly Dreams
(PG-13) Sam struggles to survive while Cable fights his own desperate battle.
Of Raising Wings And Deadly Dreams
(PG-13) Sinister's plan begins to unfold, and the new player in the game settles into his 'role'.
Of Ragged Wings And Hollow Dreams
(PG-13) Domino and the X-Men face a desperate dilemma, and the enemy within plots.
Of Kismet Wings And Killing Dreams
(PG-13) The situation with Cable comes to a head, and Sinister advances his plan another step.
Of Struggling Wings And Besieged Dreams
(R) Sam is found, and the large battle begins. . .
Of Tethered Wings And Haunted Dreams
(PG-13) . . .but things don't go well. . .
Of Crushed Wings And Conquered Dreams
(PG-13) . . .and sometimes, even 'winning' isn't a cause for celebration.
Of Ruined Wings And Wakened Dreams
(PG-13) The aftermath, as the major players try to pick up the pieces. But is it the end?
Wiser Days (Alicia McKenzie)
   
(PG-13) A young British Intelligence agent by the name of Pete Wisdom is sent to 'remove' Cable, and an assassination attempt turns into the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
X-S: Growing Up X (Alicia McKenzie)
X-S: A Shoulder To Cry On
(PG)After the birth of her cousin Rachel, an out-of-sorts Siku receives comfort from a very unexpected source--her cousin Nathan.
X-S: A Winter's Tale
(PG) After a difficult day at school and stresses at home, Siku finds her heart lightened when she shares a very special experience with her cousins Nathan and Rachel.