A series of ''{{Sliders}}'' fanfics, written in the first person by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/390166/Michael2 Michael2]], concerning the adventures of Colin Mallory during the events of the fifth season.

The stories in the series, in published order, are:

* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1357751/1/The_Unstuck_Man The Unstuck Man]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1468634/1/Inslider_Trading Inslider Trading]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1494199/1/False_Gods False Gods]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1500214/1/Happyland Happyland]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1509412/1/Junction Junction]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1560825/1/Irish_Christmas Irish Christmas]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1579566/1/Y2K [=Y2K=]]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1593888/1/Chuck_Connor Chuck Connor]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1653064/1/Refugees Refugees]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1706032/1/Lost_Generation Lost Generation]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1749235/1/Witness Witness]]''
* ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/1757576/1/The_Slidemaster The Slidemaster]]''

This page contains examples of the following tropes.
* ActorAllusion: In ''Refugees'', Natalie Nassau was described by Colin as looking "like that girl who did Noxzema commercials" Guess who that was, and what role she played in ''Sliders''?
* ActionGirl: The native Maggie in the Nazi world of ''the Unstuck Man''
* CaptainErsatz: In general, duplicates of the main canon characters are these.
** The native Quinn in ''Chuck Connor'' is an exception, as he is more of a CaptainErsatz of Abby Sciuto from ''Series/{{NCIS}}''
* ChekhovsGun: In ''False Gods'', Colin is captured by kromaggs and experimented upon. [[spoiler: This was the foundation of an unsuccessful assassination attempt against the American King Leonard in ''The Slidemaster'']]
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: The native Colin in ''Inslider Trading''
* CrapsackWorld: Colin comes across quite a few in these stories.
** The Nazi-ruled America in ''The Unstuck Man''
** The ZombieApocalypse world and the Kromagg-occupied world in ''False Gods''. [[spoiler: A zombie grabs on to Colin just as he was sliding, leaving the zombie to spread the ZombieApocalypse on a world already suffering from Kromagg occupation]].
** The version of Britain in ''The Slidemaster'', with a government similar to the one in ''V Is For Vendetta''.
** The TeenageWasteland in ''Lost Generation''
** The [[spoiler: oceans]] of Colin's and Quinn's home world [[spoiler: were poisoned by the anti-kromagg weapon Voraton KR-17, destroying most marine life. Although humanity managed to more or less adapt to this twenty-six years later]].
* DeusExMachina: Marc LeBeau was this a few times to Colin, most notably in ''Junction'' [[spoiler: when he warned Colin that the epononymous device which could make him un-unstuck is actually a device built by the Kromagg Dynasty to bypass the slidecage]].
* DividedStatesOfAmerica: The main world in ''Witness'' features this.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Near the end of ''Happyland'', [[spoiler: Colin, who was rescued from a mental institution by a religious terrorist group, foils a plot to crash an airplane into a San Francisco skyscraper]].
** In ''Irish Christmas'', Colin is in a world where its version of California is inhabited by a black-dominated society, and where the Irish are required to wear green shamrocks, Chinese are required to wear red dragons, and Jews are required to wear yellow stars.
* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: Colin meets one in ''Chuck Connor'', [[spoiler: and even has a nightcap with her. Way to score!]]
* ExplosiveLeash: Colin is fitted with one of those in ''Happyland''.
* ExternalRetcon: Several
** In ''False Gods'', Colin is taken to Kromagg Outpost One, located in a giant forest which makes "redwoods look like matchsticks", as the girl from the episode "Invasion" described.
** In ''The Slidemaster'', Colin [[spoiler: reunites with Maggie just after the last scene of the last episode]].
** In [[spoiler: Colin's and Quinn's home world]], the United States of America is a constitutional monarchy.
** One of the kromagg nations in Colin's home world had remained neutral during the war, and [[spoiler: has a representative on the Slidecage Control Council]].
** In ''Refugees'', it is revealed that the Earth Prime version of the United States government had funded research into sliding. When the kromaggs invaded in 1997, several of the scientific and military staff escaped via sliding, including the Earth Prime versions of Conrad Bennish, Maggie Beckett, Angus Rickman, and Diana Davis.
** The Slidecage was activated on September 11, 1977, [[spoiler: the same day Katie Mallory was born]].
** The nature of the environmental damage caused by the anti-kromagg weapon seen in the episode "Strangers and Comrades" was explained in ''The Slidemaster'', [[spoiler: the damage being the poisoning of the oceans and destruction of most of Earth's marine life]].
** In ''Junction'', a scientist studies Colin's unstuck condition. [[spoiler: He was really a kromagg, and his data would be used to perfect the device in the episode "Requiem"]].
* FanVerse
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In ''Happyland'', Colin's native duplicate had tried to [[spoiler: assassinate King Leonard]]. Colin, [[spoiler: under the influence of the kromagg brainswashing in ''False Gods'', tried to assassinate the duplicate of King Leonard from his home world]].
* LaResistance: The anti-Nazi resistance in ''the Unstuck Man'', [[spoiler: which included the native Maggie]].
* MillenniumBug: ''[=Y2K=]'' is a straight example.
* OriginalCharacter: In almost all the stories, Colin is the only canon character. The duplicates of canon characteras are original characters, even if only {{Captain Ersatz}}es of the canon characters.
* OriginalFlavour: Most of the stories in this series have the basic premise of Season 1 episodes, dealing with alternate histories and societies, except for the few stories where kromaggs are central to the plot.
* SelfInsert: Any character named Michael appearing in the stories who is not a duplicate of Colin's father is this.
* ShoutOut: Naturally, duplicates of the main cast and guest canon characters show up frequently. There are references to other works as well.
** The sister Quinn saw in the pilot episode, the one he never had in his adopted world, appears in ''The Slidemaster'' [[spoiler: as the biological sister of Colin and Quinn who was born after her two brothers were relocated with duplicates of their parents]]. There are several subtle references to her in the previous stories.
** Natalie Nassau, who was a major character in ''Refugees'', was major character in the Sliders episode "Time Again and World"
** Colin has several psychic encounters with Marc LeBeau, who appeared in the series finale "The Seer". [[spoiler: he meets him face-to-face in ''The Slidemaster'' a few days before the events of the episode "The Seer"]]
** In [[spoiler: The Slidemaster]], Colin visits the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station. [[spoiler: Slidecage Control is in Sub-Level 28, which is where the Stargate in Series/StargateSG1 is located]].
** A newspaper article Colin reads in ''Happyland'' refers to Kelly Wells, Wade's sister who had appeared in the episode "Seasons Greedings". [[spoiler: The native Colin had killed her in an attempt to assassinate King Leonard of America]].
** In ''The Slidemaster'', Colin meets a man who can slide to any world by sheer force of will. He is [[spoiler: a duplicate of Professor Maximilian Arturo]].
** Colin mentions having grown up with an Uncle Mac. Uncle Mac is a duplicate of [=MacArthur=] Mallory, who had appeared in the episode "Lipschitz Live"
** In ''Junction'', the President of the United States is Jeff Williams, a duplicate of the President in "A Current Affair"
*** In the ending of that exact fic, [[spoiler: Colin slides to the "A Current Affair" world, just in time to see Maggie and Rembrandt slide away ]].
** The plot of ''Lost Generation'' was a ShoutOut to ''Series/{{Jeremiah}}''
** In [[spoiler: ''Happyland'']], Colin reaches a statue of one of King Leonard's ancestors in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, slides, and then finds a statue of UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln. In the pilot episode, this was done with Vladmir Lenin and Abraham Lincoln, respectively.
** Gillian of "Gillian of the Spirits" appears in ''Happyland'' as [[spoiler: a mental hospital patient]].
** The title of ''Chuck Connor'' is an allusion to Charlie O' Connell, the actor who played Colin in the TV series.
** Ross J. Kelly, the lawyer seen in the pilot episode, appears in ''The Unstuck Man'', ''Happyland'', and ''Refugees''
** A mental hospital patient in [[spoiler: ''Happyland'']] calls himself [[DragonBall Vegeta]]
** In ''The Slidemaster'', Colin eats at a restaurant called [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Captain Kirk's]] Seafood Palace.
** Also in ''the Slidemaster'', [[spoiler: Colin was revealed to have been brainwashed by the kromaggs during his captivity in ''False Gods'']]. This refers to an abandoned plot thread in the TV series, [[spoiler: where Colin was a [[TheMole mole]] for the kromaggs]].
* TeenageWasteland: The main world in ''Lost Generation''. Also counts as AfterTheEnd.
* ThePawn: [[spoiler: Colin, being one to the Kromagg dynasty]]
* ThoseWackyNazis: Colin encounters an America ruled by them in ''The Unstuck Man''.
* YouFailEconomicsForever: Averted in ''The Slidemaster'', where [[spoiler: the poisoning of the Earth's oceans and destruction of most of the marine life]] resulted in [[spoiler: high prices for seafood]].
* YouFailHistoryForever: Justified for obvious reasons.
* ZombieApocalypse: Colin encounters one in the beginning of ''False Gods''.