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A series of Kim Possible fanfics written by Aaron Kuzik, creator of the Danny Phantom Facing the Future Series. With Graduation behind then, Kim and Ron are looking forward to college. Despite going to schools on opposite sides of the globe, thanks to the Sloth, Kim doesn't have to leave Middleton. However, the real surprise they get is when they meet Maximillion Ambro, who is revealed to be a reincarnation of the legendary wizard Merlin! With centuries of magical knowledge at his disposal, Maximillion wastes no time making himself Team Possible's newest ally. As Kim and Ron adjust to this new accompaniment on their missions, they learn that Max has more connections to their lives than they thought.


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  1. Decisions, Decisions: Everything seems to be coming up roses for Kim, who has opted to take her college studies at a university in London. Unfortunately, she is unsure how or even IF to break the news to Ron, who has apparently made his own college plans closer to home. But Dr. Director might be taking the decision out of both of their offering to recruit Team Possible into Global Justice.
  2. The More Things Change: Kim and Ron kick off their college days with a few unexpected twists, including a new Dean for Ron's school, and the arrival of a magical new ally that could make Team Possible stronger than ever. But as his secrets are revealed and a past evil rises to destroy him, will this newcomer's arrival be a blessing...or a curse? And is he REALLY Shego's ex-boyfriend?
  3. Bonnie Double: It's a battle of the brats as a heated altercation between Bonnie and Camille Leon has Camille screaming for revenge. Desperate to protect Bonnie from Camille's wrath, Señor Senior Junior begs Kim and Ron for help. But will watching over Bonnie prove to be an even more irritating mission than capturing Camille?
  4. Homes away from Home: Max is spending A LOT of time hanging out with Kim's family and she's not too happy about it. However, she soon has other worries when a forgotten enemy of Ron's releases Yono the Destroyer for revenge on Yamanouchi. But now, it's a whole new Team Possible they face...especially when Ron powers up and Max makes the scene.
  5. Monkey Power, American Dragon: Caught in a magical sitch against an enemy she doesn't know, Kim's only hope to save a brainwashed Ron is to join forces with the American Dragon: Jake Long. But together, will they be enough to not only bring Ron back, but also to prevent the wicked Dark Dragon from returning to Earth?
  6. Far from the Tree: It's a real family feud when Kim and Ron are introduced to Señor Senior Senior's sister and niece... Señora Nora Senior and Señorita Rita Senior. A woman of impeccable morals and honor, Nora has plans to finally terminate her younger brother's villainous "hobby". But when Rita becomes smitten with Ron, Senior sees an opportunity to take advantage of the sitch.
  7. The Possible Substitution Squad: As a frustrated Kim and Ron swear off missions for 24 hours so they can share one romantic night alone, Dr. Vivian Frances Porter is abducted. With no Team Possible to call in, Wade must assemble a crack team of their closest friends in order to solve the case. But when the true enemy is revealed, will this ragtag group of crime-fighting amateurs ultimately be up to the task?
  8. Swimming in Circles: In this "mini-ep."-style story, Team Possible makes a detour investigation while returning from a mission, only to find themselves back at the infamous Camp Wannaweep. However, Ron is no longer the only member of the team with a bad camp history, as Max has also been an unwilling guest of the "place of evil". And like Ron, an encounter from his past now slithers into the present.
  9. Super Vir-Tu-Ron II: The New Warriors: Kim and company find themselves making a return trip to the online land of Everlot to stop a shadowy entity from unleashing Frugal Lucre's internet-destroying virus. But being forced into battle through the experimental "Immersion Caps", they're unable to fight the way they're used to and their enemy has tricks of his own. Can Team Possible win the day without losing their minds?

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  • Affectionate Nickname: "Baby" is Kim's for Ron.
  • Always Need What You Gave Up: In the first story, Gemini orders his Agent Delta, who is an expert at laser grids, to disable a GJ security system. The agent then mentions that he's thinking of the previous Agent Delta...who he had shot out of a torpedo tube for not putting enough sugar in his coffee.
  • Amplifier Artifact: Max’s cane focuses his magic so he can make active use of it. He even compares it to a lens.
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  • Ascended Extra: Zita Flores appears more often in this series than she did in the cartoon. She has even become a reserve member of Team Possible.
  • "Be Quiet!" Nudge: Kim did this to Ron in order to quiet him while Doctor Director asked them to join Global Justice.
  • Berserk Button: Kim or Ron don't like it if the other of them is harmed/captured. Do so at your own peril.
  • Big Brother Is Watching: Apparently, Jim and Tim built a transmitter that allows them to tap into security camera feeds. Kim apparently took it away from them, but the contract from "Car Alarm" required she give it back to them.
  • Big Entrance: Invoked in "The Possible Substitution Squad" when Max makes Kim and Ron's appearance as flashy as possible.
    • Lampshaded by Max in "The More Things Change", after Kim crashes through a window:
    Max: Okay, point of interest, there ARE ways of making an entrance that DON'T require someone to clean up after you all the time.
  • Born-Again Immortality: Max is the latest in a line of these, going back to before Merlin. Whenever the latest incarnation dies, all their worldly knowledge is transferred to a book which, along with Merlin's wand, is teleported to a cave in England, where it waits for the next incarnation, driven by visions, to find it.
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: When Nora informs Rita she's in trouble for her part in Ron's abduction, she imitates Ron saying "Aw, man", much to Kim's chagrin.
  • Call-Back: Kim and Ron fighting Gemini in the Behemoth is similar to the time they battled Drakken's robot warrior in "Crush". The author admits this was a happy accident.
  • The Cameo: From "The Possible Substitution Squad" onward, Drakken and Shego have made brief appearances in each story.
  • Cassandra Truth: Will Du and Team Impossible found it hard to believe Kim's claims of Ron's Mystical Monkey Power, with Ron himself not really wanting to back the claims up. However, Kim managed to persuade Ron to show them what he could do.
  • Cat Girl: After being exposed to King Cobra's mutagen, Kim became a feline mutant. Ron found it to be pretty hot. The author recently drew a pic of Kim like this.
  • Continuation Fic: Picks up following "Graduation", and is considered more Original Flavor than most post-finale fics.
  • Crossover: With American Dragon: Jake Long in one of the stories.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Max is one of the few people who can absolutely crush Shego in a fight with Shego completely unable to lay a finger on him. Needless to say, Shego isn't very fond of the fact.
  • A Day in the Limelight: "The Possible Substitution Squad" features Wade gathering Monique, Felix, & Zita to deal with a threat so Kim & Ron can enjoy some time together.
  • Dean Bitterman: Kevin Barkin.
  • Death Glare: Kim almost always gives one of these to Max, usually when he annoys her.
  • Delayed Reaction: Kim and Ron have one in "The Possible Substitution Squad" when they hear that Max had a date.
  • Demonic Possession: Anyone who touches Le Fay's staff allows her to possess them. The only way to free them is to get them to let go of the staff.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Kim and Ron managed to easily beat the Dark Dragon, the most dangerous threat to the magical world.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Summed up brilliantly by Max to Chang during their brief encounter:
    Max: So...let me see if I've got this straight. Your plan...your brilliant strategy...was to find a spellcaster...who was stronger than you...and convince that help you bring back your master...another dragon...from the pocket dimension he's trapped that he could take over all magic...and then rule the world. That part I got. But see, here's where you lose me. were told 'No'...your backup plan...was to then attack this person...who is stronger than you...and force do it anyway. Now, don't get me wrong. I'm not a chess prodigy or a brilliant military tactician by any stretch of the imagination. But I can't help thinking that there's a really big flaw in your plan. Let's put our heads together and see if we can figure it out...'kay?
  • Distaff Counterpart: Senora Nora Senior, and her daughter Senorita Rita Senior, to Senior and Junior respectively.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: With his Mystical Monkey Power now fully active, Ron has a few slip ups with his enhanced strength.
  • Does Not Like Spam: Apparently, Gemini hates ketchup on his hotdogs.
  • Eek, a Mouse!!:
    • Maria Novak is deeply afraid of rodents. This becomes a Chekhov's Gag when her phobia causes Le Fay to be terrified of the sight of Rufus, which Kim and Ron use to their advantage.
    • At the end of "Monkey Power, American Dragon", Spud's mother has a similar reaction when Spud brings Rufus into her restaurant's kitchen.
  • Enemy Summoner: During his battle with Kim and Ron, the Dark Dragon conjured an army of his Shade demons in order to even the odds, only for Max to instantly destroy them all with a handheld sphere of light.
    Max: (tauntingly) Uh, uh, uh. No ringers.
  • Energy Absorption: Kim's battlesuit has been modified to allow it to absorb energy. This also includes magical energies, to Kim and Wade's surprise.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: When fighting the Dark Dragon, Kim tells him she knows Ron (whose body he is possessing) will never hurt her because of his love for her. The Dark Dragon simply scoffs at such a foolish notion.
  • Frame-Up: In "Bonnie Double", Camille Leon tries to frame Bonnie. The reason: So she can put Bonnie in her place after getting in a fight with her at the start of the story. A fight Camille herself started. While she does succeed, it gets undone with a combination of Laser-Guided Karma and Engineered Public Confession.
  • Golem: In her first appearance, Le Fay creates one of the sand variety to be her dragon. Later on, she creates an army of more common golems to fight Kim and Max.
    • The way Max describes them, golems in this universe act like magical robots: you can make them out of any local materials (sand, stone, dirt, wood, etc.), and programed with varying degrees of complexity (for example, Le Fay's sand golem has independent thought and personality, whilst the army she make latter are beyond single minded and ignore Shego because their orders were to attack Kim and Max).
  • Guilt by Association Gag: When Jim and Tim brought out a device that would enable them to tap security cameras, Ron was worried that after yelling at the Tweebs, Kim would get on him for not stopping them.
  • Hammerspace: In "Decisions, Decisions", when Kim reveals she reclaimed her confiscated Kimmunicator, Ron wonders where she had it when the uniform she was wearing was skintight.
    • Max's top hat.
  • Handbag of Hurt: In "Bonnie Double" when Team Possible fought against the Fashionistas, Espadrille wielded a handbag like a ball and chain. Max was not impressed.
  • He Is Not My Boyfriend: During the flashback where Shego encountered Max for the first time since their break up, Max comments that he thought Shego would've moved on from the break up, mentioning Drakken. Shego immediately says the trope name.
  • Hero Insurance: Played with. One of the reasons Ron was nervous about demonstrating his full Mystical Monkey Power to Global Justice was because he was afraid that they would make him pay for all the equipment he knew his powers would break.
  • Heroic Willpower: Villainous Willpower, really, but Shego, so far, has been the only one able to fight back against Le Fay's possession.
  • Hold Up Your Score: After Kim and Ron do a double take down of a WEE agent, Rufus cheers and applauds them while holding up a card that said "10.0".
  • Ignored Expert: During her battle with La Fay, Shego ignores Ron's advice to knock the staff out of the hand of the woman she's possessing, intending to win the battle her way. It unfortunately bites her in the butt.
  • I'm Standing Right Here: In "Home(s) Away From Home", when Fukushima appears with the Yono under his control, Sensei balks at Fukushima for entering into a contract with that 'abomination', much to the Yono's consternation as he's within earshot.
  • Is That the Best You Can Do?: Kim asks Max this after the latter returns just Ron's head to normal after being turned to stone by the Yono. Max counters he could have done better if she hadn't rushed him.
  • It's Personal:
    Max: I tell ya, you gotta LOVE guys you used to hate in a previous life. No matter WHAT you do to them, you just never feel bad.
  • Laser Blade: The Lotus Blade can fire a blast of blue fire when Ron wields it while using his Mystical Monkey Power.
  • Lightning Can Do Anything: In "The More Things Change", when Kim, Ron, and Hego are fighting Electronique, Kim asks why she's evil again after the events of "Stop Team Go". Hego explains that a lightning bolt not only restored her evil persona, but amplified her powers. Lampshaded by Ron.
    Ron: You know, I gotta say, this could only happen in our world.
  • Locking MacGyver in the Store Cupboard: When Gemini was locked up in Global Justice headquarters, he managed to escape thanks to a laser tool he had hidden in the secret compartment of his boots.
  • Love at First Sight: According to the author's belief, Ron fell in love with Kim when they first met in Pre-K and it took him twelve years to realize it.
  • Magic Wand: Max's cane is actually Merlin's wand transformed to a modern day form. According to Max, the staff acts as a lens to allow him to control his magic, otherwise, it acts randomly.
  • Make-Out Kids: Not as bad as could be, but Kim & Ron are almost always seen doing so. Justified, as the writer felt the need to make up for the limited amount of romance displayed between Kim and Ron in the fourth season of the cartoon.
  • Noodle Incident:
    • During his argument with Dr. Director, Gemini mentions something called 'The Bathtub Incident'.
    • While looking over an unseen list of emergency situations required for Global Justice agents, Kim and Ron mentioned that one of them involved Dementor using an earthquake machine in the Swiss alps, resulting in an avalanche.
    • Apparently, sometime in the Freshmen year, Barkin called a fire drill during lunch on Cheese Pizza Day. Ron thinks he did it just because he corrected him on what chapter they were on in English class.
    • In "Super Vir-Tu-Ron II: The New Warriors", it's revealed that Max has worked with Global Justice in the past, much to his displeasure. Not because the job went south- quite the opposite really- but because they won't stop pestering him to join.
  • Not So Different: Ron notes in "The More Things Change" that Max & Shego's relationship seems like a twisted version of him and Kim's. Max replies that the main difference is Kim & Ron clearly like being together.
  • Not So Stoic: Not even Global Justice agents can resist Ron's cooking. They were more than a little ecstatic when he left behind a cook book for their mess hall.
  • Now You Tell Me: Kim doesn't take it well when Max neglects to mention something important until the last moment.
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: Max considers the Dragon Council to be a bunch of old fools who care only about keeping their control.
  • Oh, No... Not Again!: Le Fay's sand golem was pretty upset that it fell for Ron's shockwave trick again.
    Sand Golem: (To a grinning Ron) I don't like you.
    • This is Ron's reaction to fact that Barkin's cousin is the dean of his college and he's been warned about Ron by said cousin.
  • One Degree of Separation: Max has a surprising amount of connections to Kim and Ron's lives: He knows Team Go and used to be Shego's boyfriend, he knows Bonnie through dating one of her sisters, one of his past lives went to Yamonouchi, he's been to Wannaweep, he's worked with Global Justice on a case, and he's one of the greatest players of Everlot.
  • Organ Autonomy: Drakken's mutant vines appear to have wills of their own, with one ever referred to as #6. Word of God is that the idea was based on the Darkwing Duck episode "Aracnoducky".
  • Original Flavor: Unlike most stories that like to up the drama, the series keeps the show's lighthearted tone.
  • Our Mages Are Different: Max is the latest in a long line of reincarnations of Merlin the wizard. Prior to recovering the memories of his past lives and obtaining the cane that lets him control his magic, its effects were completely random, seemingly appearing as Max having an unbelievable streak of good luck.
  • Pass the Popcorn: During the battle with Le Fay while she possessed Maria Novak, Max sat and watched from the sidelines cause he knew that Kim and Ron could handle her on their own.
    • Max did it again during his fight with the Yono. After blowing the Yono into a mountain and raining lightning down on him, he instantly teleported back with 3-D glasses and a bag of popcorn to watch the results.
  • Persona Non Grata: Because of his love of card tricks, Max is not allowed in Atlantic City.
  • Plasma Cannon: The hand module of Kim's battlesuit has been replaced with a Photon Cannon that fires the energy the suit absorbs. Kim and Ron have made a Signature Move out of using this in conjunction with Ron's mystical energies.
  • Punch a Wall: When Ron learns that Mr. Barkin's cousin Kevin is the dean of Upperton Community College, he goes into a fit about having to deal with another Barkin and ends up losing control of his MMP and punching a hole in the wall, much to Kim's ire.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Apparently, Senor Senior Senior Senior has a sister named Nora who disapproves of her brother being a supervillain. The reason she hasn't appeared prior is because she was focusing on her daughter Rita's education.
  • Robot Me: In "Far From The Tree", Senor Senior Senior attempted to create an army of robots in Ron's image, programmed with his fighting skills. However, even though they have Ron's fighting skills, they don't possess his Mystical Monkey Power.
  • Sensual Spandex: In "Decisions, Decisions", Ron thought that the Global Justice uniform looked pretty hot on Kim because of how tight it was.
  • Shout-Out: In the second story of the series, Shego referred to Le Fay as Magica De Spell.
  • Sidekick Graduations Stick: After activating his Mystical Monkey Power full time, Ron has become Kim's full fledged partner and now does as much villain clobbering as her.
  • Skyward Scream: At the end of "Far From The Tree", Kevin Barkin lets out one when Max makes a fool out of him a second time. The scream results in some Disturbed Doves but Kim and Ron don't notice due to being in a moment.
  • Snake Man: King Cobra, of course. Unfortunately for him, he discovers too late that he has the reptilian weakness for cold.
  • Something We Forgot: At the end of "Monkey Power, American Dragon", Max feels he had forgotten something and knew it would bug him until he remembered what. Sure enough, he forgot to take his spell off Professor Rotwood which made him go away...causing him to keep going all the way through New Jersey.
  • Spell Blade: When Ron wields the Lotus Blade in MMP mode, it turns black and is covered in blue fire that can be fired from the blade.
  • Spot of Tea: Max is rarely seen without a cup of tea when he's not in action.
  • Sssssnake Talk: King Cobra talks like this.
  • Stalker with a Crush / Yandere: Senorita Rita Senior. After Ron inadvertently saves her from a toppling robot, she becomes infatuated with him. Unfortunately, she doesn't take rejection well and even goes to lengths such as disguising herself as Kim and flat-out kidnapping Ron.
  • Stop Hitting Yourself: During a confrontation with WWE, Ron grabs a henchman by the arm and slaps him with it, saying this taunt as he does.
  • Strange Minds Think Alike: Max agrees with Ron's assessment of Wannaweep as a "place of evil".
  • Taken for Granite: Ron ends up this way, courtesy of Yono in "Homes Away From Home," but Max & Hana manage to restore him.
  • Taking You with Me: When he was being sucked back into the pocket dimension along with the Dragon Temple, the Dark Dragon tried to take Kim & Ron in with him, but they managed to escape with the help of Max, Jake, and Rose.
  • Underestimating Badassery: Both Le Fay and the Dark Dragon did this when first encountering Kim and Ron, believing them to be just 'mere mortals'. They ended up learning the same lesson villains before them discovered.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: While Ron's MMP also gives him super kung fu moves, he mostly uses it for Super Strength.
  • Unstoppable Rage: Both Kim & Ron will direct it at anyone who harms/captures the other. One example is from "Decisions, Decisions" where Kim faces down a Humongous Mecha just to get at Gemini for injuring Ron's hands.
  • Violently Protective Girlfriend: Kim really hates it when someone harms or kidnaps Ron.
  • Was Once a Man: King Cobra was once a scientist named Cobra Kingsley, until an accident with snake venom turned into him a Snake Man. After awaking from a twenty-year hibernation after an encounter with Max, he comes to realize he likes his new form.
  • Water Source Tampering: How King Cobra was planning to distribute his mutagen, by having his mutagen bombs detonate over large water supplies around the world.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: According to Max, Demonic Possession (or at least, Le Fay's form of it) is a two-way door: the possessed get the possessor's strength and knowledge, but the possessor gets the possessed's weaknesses, both physical and mental (in the case of Maria Novak, her poor eyesight and fear of mice).


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