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Euro Gadget by Sandy Schreiber

  • Recommended by bookwormgal
  • Status: Complete
  • Summary: Movieverse. Europe is being plagued by a series of thefts concerning high-tech inventions being committed by advanced robots. When the FBI and Interpol decide to set a trap, they decide to request the aid of the perfect bait/investigator. Inspector Gadget is on the case.
  • Pairing(s): Gadget/Brenda

Inspector Gadget: ReInitiated by Silver Warrior Wolf

  • Recommended by: systemcat
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Alternate Universe set in the future. It blends together versions of the Inspector Gadget fandom. Not the first presentation to the AU but longest running in it. It has assignments or episodes which are each different stories. On the whole it is all tied together.

Inspector Gadget: The Nature of Change & Destruction by systemcat

  • Recommended by Silver Warrior Wolf
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A modern AU of the original story. Gadget (Named John Heyward in this version) is an officer who ends up being volunteered for a cybernetics project to save his life, which sets his life on a path he never even imagined possible.

  • This is the first part of a series that combines elements of the original 1980's show, Gadget Boy and Heather, and the movies. For those interested, the story moves on to The Rogue and the Jackal, The Forge of Hate, and the Iron and Steel webcomic. Side stories involving Gadget Boy (Named Jake here) are also included as of now.

Shipping Fics

IG 2 BOOK ONE: No Less Human by Aline Riva

  • Recommended by bookwormgal
  • All fics have vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Pairings: Gadget/OC, Penny/OC, Gadget/G2, G2/OC, Gadget/Penny (It isn't as bad as you think. They aren't blood relatives in this.)
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  • Summary: Based on the movies and set 10 years after Inspector Gadget 2. "Gadget must protect a dangerous prisoner-but falls in love with her as cyborg-hating Alicia learns to trust him.He also gets a chance to upgrade his robotic body-but the procedure is not without risk." This is the first of a five book series. The sequels are IG 2 BOOK TWO: Man and Machine, IG 2 BOOK THREE: The Rise of Lazarus, IG 2 BOOK FOUR: Doomsday Machine, and IG 2 BOOK FIVE: Silver Sentinel. Be aware there's adult situations and discussions of the romantic nature, religion, and violence.

Heart of Steel by Aline Riva

  • Recommended by bookwormgal
  • Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found. Only the first chapter is available here.
  • Pairings: Gadget/OC
  • Summary: Based on the movies, but with no relation to Aline Riva's other stories except recycling Original Characters. "Ten years after Gadget defeated Claw, he's back with a weapon to destroy the cybernetics industry. Gadget is the first victim of the weapon, suffering terrible injuries that destroy his human heart. But with support from Penny, his new love Bess and friend Taylor Braydon, Gadget sets out to defeat Claw, who now has the power to destroy all cyborg life at the touch of a button..."

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