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Comments: Another great Scooby-Doo author. His mysteries are well-thought, the culprits aren't obvious (he had me fooled more than once) and the style is full of humour. He works on the standard continuity (seeing that if the gang's hometown is mentioned, it's always Coolsville) but tweaks it upon his needs.
Synopsis: Velma Dinkley writes about how she had met up three friends and adopt a dog and travel 60s America in a psychedelic van.
Comments: This is a very deconstructive take on the Scooby Doo series. The descriptions was there and you really felt like you were in the 60s. It showed how the Scooby Doo gang would have existed in the real world.
Synopsis: The gang head off into the town of Yumfields to enter Daphne into a Big Beautiful Woman contest (yes, you heard that right), but their vacation is cut short by the ghost of former model Delilah Dandy. Cue the same old Mystery Inc. shenanigans with a big twist.
Comments: Although in theory one can easily see this as a story made of nothing but fanservice for chubby chasers, you can also just as easily go past that and see it as your better-than-average Scooby-Doo mystery that's just as good as a normal episode. All of the tropes seen in your average episode are here at full force, and Daphne's weight gain actually makes for some funny parts in the story. Overall the comedy and the lack of discrimination against bigger people make this fic worth a read.
Synopsis: Basic idea is that after inspiring tons of other meddling kids there are no more mysteries left for the gang to solve so they drift apart. Years later they receive a letter from Shaggy who's taking up a teaching job at Miss Grimwood's. Seizing upon the excuse to reunite they journey down there, but it turns out to be something much, much worse than they could have ever imagined. Scoooby Doo crossed over with Cthulu Mythos.
Synopsis: "Rust coats the old van, the tires are flat, the windows shattered or scraped, and there are only hints of the blue and lime paint that used to decorate the antique automobile. He runs his hand along the windshield and his palm is coated in dust." Oneshot
Comments: Poignantly written; shows the gang meeting up years after the end of the show.
Synopsis: Velma is kidnapped, and it's up to the rest of the gang to find her before it's too late.
Pairings: Shaggy/Velma, Fred/Daphne
Comments: Takes place sometime during "What's New", given that the villain (Red Herring) was a major player in "Pup", which was implied to be the backstory for "What's New". Despite the title, the story is mostly friendshipping with the romance being light and sweet as well as the Shaggy/Velma being portrayed as having started as a strong crush as kids that grew into something more.
Synopsis: The story of the first serious investigation of The Scooby Doo Detective Agency which years later became Mystery Inc. The action is set in a slightly altered "A Pup named Scooby Doo" universe.
Comments: An interesting take on how the "Pup" version of the gang met and became friends as well as a unique first case for the mystery magnets we know and love. Has a sequel, "Their Meddling Parents" (yes; you read that right) where Daphne's kidnapping leads to the gang's parents showing just where their kids got their skills from.
Synopsis: Daphne is left without a date for the valentines' day dance...and then she bumps into Mr. Rogers...
Comments: A few spelling issues aside, this is a very enjoyable story that plays about with an underappreciated pairing in Scooby-Doo fanon, keeping everyone in character and ends in them opting to take things slow rather than rush into anything. Was reviewed by The Fanfic Critic in 2011.