Mightier than the Sword
Authors included in this section -- click on a name here to go to their individual entry:
Francisco Araujo da Costa
Ana "Lyssie" Cotton
Susan Crites and Phil Foster
M. Keith Davis
Thomas Deja and Darque Phoenyx
T. W. Lewis
Addie Logan and GambitGirl
Breanna B. MacLeod
J. B. McDonald
Michael Norwitz et al
John Russell Jnr.
Shera Crawler 007
Rahne has a crisis of faith...
Set during the latter of Excalibur #104-105, Kitty has a long talk with Wolverine while visiting Westchester to investigate Doug Ramsey's grave.
Late one evening on Muir Island, Kitty and Kurt have a long talk about the past and the present.
Part of the X-Writers series of Marvel titles, diverging into their own shared universe, these stories take Excalibur (and the other teams) in a quite different direction than the official version.
Some time after Excalibur #100, Mountjoy leaves the Black Queen to ponder while he goes out to hunt.
Soon after her return to Muir Island, Amanda has a heart-to-heart with another recent arrival, Pete Wisdom.
During their trip to Genosha in Excalibur #86-87, Shadowcat learns more about the consequences of the human-mutate civil war there than she expected.
A decidedly different view of Christmas on Muir...
Douglock has been planning some surprises for Rahne, for their time alone together...
Here's an intriguing alternate version of Peter's arrival at Muir and his meeting with Wisdom in Excalibur #92, by a staunch Colossus fan.
Since joining Excalibur, Colossus has been trying hard to deal with his problems and turn his life around, with the help of his teammates -- especially Meggan. Then Meggan gets some bad news from Brian, and Piotr tries to help her as she has helped him. But things get out of control rapidly, and go downhill from there...
While Excalibur is visiting Westchester, Colossus begins counselling sessions with Doc Samson, which brings many old and unresolved issues out into the open.
In the start of a crossover between Excalibur and the Power Rangers, Billy Cranston learns he's a mutant, receives a legacy from his grandfather Lamont, and joins Excalibur and Spiderman to rescue his returning girlfriend Trini.
In the sequel to Of Swords, of Wolves and of Shadows Met, Rocky is invited to move to Muir after leaving the Power Rangers.
Ever wonder what the *real* Excalibur characters think about some of their current stories? Well, read this and find out... <g>
Raab had Amanda leaving Excalibur to deal with personal issues, without even talking to her longtime love Nightcrawler. Here, Amanda has returned and we find out what the problem was.
Excalibur celebrate the holiday season.
Cerise returns to Excalibur looking to resume her relationship with Kurt, and finds him with Amanda.
Trying to do the right thing in Limbo, Amanda feels abandoned when she finds Kurt has decided to join the priesthood.
In a sequel to Dark Reflections, John Constantine has freed Amanda's ghost, and Amanda promptly goes looking for Kurt, and for revenge.
Have you been unhappy about recent events in Marvel's Excalibur and the other X-books? Well, so are Rachel and Illyana and Doug Ramsey, and they decide to do something drastic about the situation.
The history of Excalibur, according to the Kitty Fan-Fiction Loop... :-)
A possible future history of Excalibur, post-Ellis... :-)
Picking up at the end of Excalibur #40, these stories follow the original team through a new series of adventures, starting with a rematch with the Marauders responsible for the Morlock Massacre. Old favorites like Dai Thomas and the Stuarts are joined by newcomers like a young were-Alsatian and an 18-year-old Pete Wisdom, agent of WHO.
Set during the Age of Apocalypse, Kurt Darkholme escapes the bombing and joins a group of mutant and human refuges, led by Pete Wisdom, who are on a mysterious mission before returning to Avalon.
An Amalgam tale featuring weird blends of many Excalibur characters...
Amanda Sefton's life with Kurt Wagner and Excalibur in an alternate continuity...
Just as Rahne finds out about her mother's past with Reverend Craig, he helps set a trap to capture her, using Brigid Shane as bait.
In the sequel to Little Star, Rahne gets recalled back to X-Factor -- and Wisdom decides to tag along.
In the sequel to It'll Chew You Up and Spit You Out, Rahne, Wisdom and X-Factor go after Havok and the Brotherhood, but find themselves involved in government plots and counterplots.
A fanatic Warren Ellis fan suddenly finds herself face to face with Excalibur, just in time to save Kitty and Rahne from Shamrock's hairstyling fiasco. But she's having trouble believing they're real, and they're having trouble figuring out where she came from.
Moira MacTaggert and Pete Wisdom meet each other in the afterlife.
Tom Jones visits Hyde Park to commune with the trolls he transmuted.
A woman with her own agenda finds out about Tom Jones' transmutation power.
Part of the MV1 series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, this limited series has Amanda Sefton and some new friends meeting some very familiar, very unexpected acquaintances of her former teammates. (Hint -- do the names 'Pirate Kitty' and 'Dark Bamf' ring a bell?)
In a set of interconnected stories, Excalibur have another night out at the pub.
An Elseworlds story where a number of familiar figures play together in a rock band...
The band is on tour, and things are not going well...
The band -- and their families -- spend the Christmas holiday at the Prydes' home in Deerfield.
Former members of Excalibur spend their first Christmas apart, in a story written for the C-FAN holiday project.
When Brian and Meggan decide to elope right before their wedding, will any of the guests take advantage of their arrangements to take their place as bride and groom?
Someone needs to save a bunch of Albanian children from a fate worse than death. Surprisingly, Pete Wisdom is elected.
Listed here because there's an enjoyable visit to Excalibur in Part 37, but this is primarily the story of Beast's growing romance with a special woman named Cassie, the story that first got me hooked on fan-fiction.
Written for the Marvel-X series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, Betsy Braddock leaves the X-Men and returns to England, where Opal Luna Saturnyne tries to persuade her to assume the position of Captain Britain once again.
After losing her mother and powers, Rahne muses on the past.
On his way to Excalibur's Muir Island base, Piotr Rasputin has an encounter in London that changes his whole outlook on life.
Piotr helps his new girlfriend celebrate her birthday.
Taking in a gallery show, Piotr and Kitrine run into Meggan and Brian there.
Piotr comforts Kit after she has a nightmare about her childhood.
Piotr and Kitrine discuss some possible future developments.
An alternate version of Roma going mad in Otherworld...
Rahne makes a faux pas during a party with her Excalibur teamates, then has to figure out how to explain, and apologize.
Written for the Marvel: Year 2! series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, Pete Wisdom puts together a team, starting with Psylocke, Spitfire and Banshee...
Amanda pops in from Limbo to pay Kurt a visit.
What would it take to break Kitty Pryde? Maybe only a few things turning out differently...
As they talk about what she did some surprising news comes out, and Kitty and Logan both discover neither of them knew the whole story.
When the Friends Of Humanity begin a full-bore campaign in Britain, one member of Excalibur pays a heavy price.
In an unofficial sequel to Laersyn's Fade Out, the people closest to Kitty are presented with her final thoughts on their relationships with her.
Assuming the same course of events as Luba Kmetyk's Dark Reflections, in this version we find out that Pete is Black Air down to the ground, and that he had a little inside help from someone on Excalibur.
In the follow-up to Chaos, Cable and Wolverine put together a small squad to free the captive Excalibur before the Hellfire Club releases the demon under London.
What if it had been, not Kitty's baby, but the baby's father who'd died in The Shadow of a Starless Night(R)?
Tom Jones may not want to be a superhero in spandex, but he still finds ways to put his mutant powers to good use -- especially at one particular time of year.
Meggan struggles to convince herself she wants to stay with Brian.
Moira has a few last wishes for her nearest and dearest before she can finally find peace.
Kurt and Pete commiserate with each other about being dumped by Kitty and Amanda -- and the two losers-in-love come up with an idea.
Brian Braddock faces up to an old problem.
An offshoot of the author's Arleccino Timeline series, this story presents a brief glimpse of a few unexpected but familiar figures facing a common, everyday crisis in the not-so-distant future.
Another short story in the author's Arleccino Timeline series, this story presents a brief glimpse of Pryde&Wisdom facing a different but equally common, everyday crisis in the not-so-distant future.
A typical morning for the somewhat different Excalibur team in the author's Arleccino Timeline, set several years after the vignette in Midnight Feeding.
Part of the Marvel-X series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, this series shows Amanda Sefton has connections not only with Excalibur but also with others on the Winding Way.
Part of the MV1 series of fan-fiction titles, diverging into their own shared universe, these stories take some familiar Excalibur characters and others familiar and new in a quite different direction than the official version.
In a continuity where the DC and Marvel universes have merged, much of Excalibur -- members and enemies -- remains the same... but there are some surprising differences, too.
For information on the DC/Marvel: The Merging fan-fiction universe, visit the DC/Marvel: The Merging.)
Why couldn't a sane reality warper bring Betsy back?
Betsy comes back to England and Excalibur just in time for her wake.
Excalibur gather to watch the latest World Cup match.
When Kitty Pryde and Excalibur are in mortal danger, Pete Wisdom and someone else dear to her heart must swallow their mutual animosity and team up to rescue her and the rest of the team before it's too late.
Piotr Rasputin asks Meggan to make a choice during her wedding.
Kitty Pryde in another fairy tale, where they live happily ever after.
Betsy's wedding gift to Meggan is more than it appears -- the antique cameo houses Malice.
Rahne convinces her mother to let her hold a big Christmas/reunion party at Muir.
Meggan Braddock watches London's fate.
Douglock decides to act on his attraction to Rahne.
Change is good, isn't it? Well, see what could happen to Excalibur if a new writer decides to start changing things...
Set in Falstaff's Arleccino Timeline alternate reality, Moira celebrates Rahne's announcement that she and Doug are expecting.
A head injury causes Rahne to shed most of her inhibitions, leaving Pete and Kitty to try to control the consequences.
An alternate-reality story taking place in Tapestry's Dawn Arc universe, set at the end of It's Always Darkest and crossing over into Fading Embers. Despite Excalibur's hospitality, ex-GenX member Dawn Embers is having a rotten week on Muir Island thanks to the recent death of her best friend and her own impending Legacy-induced decease. Then a mysterious baby from another dimension literally drops into her life... and the Marauders aren't far behind...
A short story where Kitty finds out Pete was right, and Lockheed can talk.
A short story where Nightcrawler saves a child from a fire.
A short story with Kitty and Rahne talking about Douglock.
A short story with Meggan pushing Brian to make a decision.
Daytripper confronts Father Wagner.
Pete Wisdom faces the ancient fear of a woman trying to change him.
Peter Rasputin meditates on his life since joining the X-Men.
In one of a series of unconnected stories all written as journal entries by various X-characters, Moira must cope with the consequences of Legacy.
In another of his series of journal entries by various X-characters, Kurt ponders the balance between his role as leader and the rest of life.
In their early Excalibur days Kitty and Kurt, each doubting their own worth, comfort each other.
In a parallel universe, Kitty Pryde does what she has to to survive.
An AU fic with Pete Wisdom and John Constantine -- that's all I'm saying. <wink>
An old remnant of his past comes after Pete Wisdom for revenge.
Here's proof that the basic idea of Kitty joining SHIELD is a good one (if done right), as a 15-year-old Shadowcat first finds herself alone back in England while the rest of Excalibur is still lost in the Cross-Time Caper and then receives an unexpected visitor with an unexpected invitation.
Kitty has survived her first SHIELD assignment but now faces new challenges -- while Sat-yr-9 searches for her.
Kitty finds the mundane world of Excalibur has slipped away from her as she pursues her studies and responsibilities as one of Dr. Strange's disciples.
As Pete Wisdom is leaving Excalibur (at the end of #120), a fellow refugee from Black Air comes to Muir looking for him -- and for help.
Kurt is accused of a brutal murder, and Excalibur and WHO turn to the well-known barrister Horace Rumpole for the defense.
Meggan finally declares her independence of Brian.
Written in response to a storyteller challenge, here's a tale that might be told some time far in the future...
Amanda finds a beaten Margali just as Pete finds out Black Air is after some of his family, while Belasco searches for the missing Soulsword.
Moira thinks about what effect her illness is having on her life.
A former colleague of Pete's from his Black Air days comes back into his life, bringing her troubles along but not wanting help dealing with them.
Kurt tells Amanda about his decision to join the priesthood.
Y' know, there was actually quite a bit of time for a whole lot to happen between Excalibur #92 and #93...
As a war breaks out on the Transformers' homeworld, Gears turns to Spiderman for help -- who in turn brings him to Excalibur at their lighthouse.
In the first part of the Down Trilogy, it's the year 2012 and a tattered Captain Britain is told to regather Excalibur to face a renewed Black Air once again in league with dark forces, while the staff of Project Archangel Thunderbird monitors events.
In the second part of the Down Trilogy, Meggan is brought to Faerie seeking help for a London and Britain threatened by the Anti-God courted by Black Air, while the personnel of Project Archangel Thunderbird fight the Anti-God's latest thrall.
In the next part of the Down Trilogy, Kitty Pryde is brought some information the Anti-God wants by an unexpected visitor, while Pete Wisdom is brought into Project Archangel Thunderbird.
The various characters -- Excalibur and other -- begin to come closer together in the ruins of London.
A vignette from a dark Amalgam of the Marvel/X and DC/Vertigo universes...
Most of Excalibur find themselves in a small predicament.
Brian worries about how Meggan would fare without him.
An anthology of stories all featuring different members of Merlin's Corps...
Some time after leaving Kitty and Excalibur, Pete Wisdom runs into one of his former teammates.
Assuming Wisdom is still alive when Moira dies, Pete offers his condolences to Rahne.
Rahne helps Brigid Shane (from Excalibur #93) when she comes to Muir Island for testing and orientation, and then takes her to train with Banshee, Emma Frost and Gen-X.
Margali escapes from Limbo -- with a little help -- and brings the SoulSword back to Kitty Pryde, who decides it's her responsibility to take Limbo back from Belasco. When Kitty and Pete, and Rahne and Douglock, get there, they find some surprises.
Part of the Marvel Future Shock Universe, bringing together elements of Excalibur, ClanDestine, Dark Angel and the Knights of Pendragon.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Now the protector of Avalon and the Lady of the Lake, Dane Whitman moves back to England and gets involved with the Pendragons and the London Hellfire Club, among others.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Sersi and Spitfire join with the Black Knight, Union Jack, Albion and Kate McClellan in the Knights of Pendragon.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Joey Chapman and Romany Wisdom discover a horde of werewolves victimizing London.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles, Black Mass moves the Pendragons Universe into a new and darker direction.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: the Ghostrider now rides in England just as things start getting darker and darker.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles, this continues the story of Brian Braddock and the rest of his family and friends... and enemies.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Kenneth Crichton is heir to a heroic legend. He is also a vampire, reborn from the grave. Armed with the power of a Pendragon, he must now forge a path for himself in a world corrupted by Magick.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles, featuring Scotland Yard's Department F.66 from the Pryde&Wisdom miniseries..
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles, they are the defenders of Avalon, hand-picked by the Lord of the Lake, Dane Whitman. Flawed and imperfect, they strive to find their way in a paradise slowly going wrong.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Formed in honor of their mentors, the Pendragons, this group of heroes serves as one of Britain's first line of defenses against the evil Bane. But there are secrets within the group and divisions which could spell their doom...
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Kelsey Leigh was a pawn in a grand scheme crafted by Roma, ousted ruler of Otherworld. After a brief tenure as an alternate Captain Britain, Kelsey joined the Black Knight's band of heroes - the Knights of Avalon. But after the cosmic threat known as the Collision, Kelsey went missing... and very few even knew she was gone. She was unimportant, just one more masked hero in a world full of them. But now she's back... and far different than before. She is a warrior and slayer of men. She is.... Captain Avalon.
An alternative twist to the Peter -v- Pete episode in issue #92 of Excalibur. Also a response to the "Trial Challenge". The things you find when you go through old notebooks...
Waking up early after a restles night, Moira is visited by her dead son Kevin, who has something important to tell her.
A follow-on to You Can't Go Home Again, this picks up right where the epilogue to that story left off...
It's Pete's and Kitty's one-month anniversary -- and she's expecting a big romantic fuss, while he's forgotten all about it. So the rest of the inhabitants of Muir unite to try to save the day.
Brian finds Kurt an uncomfortable roommate during Excalibur's early days in the lighthouse...
...but that's nothing compared to the Technet moving in with Excalibur!
John Damascus, a time traveller from a peaceful, prosperous future, comes to Muir and Excalibur, sent by his father to ensure that his relatively unlikely future does indeed come to pass.
Excalibur has disbanded and all its members have gone their own ways -- or have they?
A short little story about Excalibur's reaction to hearing Ellis was quitting as writer.
Pete's death at Colossus' hands has a dramatic impact on his new girlfriend.
Kitty, Rachel and Meggan decide they deserve a day off.
Back during the cross-time caper, Excalibur finds themselves trapped on a world of masters and slaves.
A more detailed look at what might have happened during that birthday celebration 'Courtney' threw Kitty...
Soon after her return to Excalibur, Rachel seizes the opportunity to deepen her relationship with Kitty.
Waking up the next morning after Love Never Dies, Kitty has to start dealing with her changed relationship with Rachel.
Rather obviously, what might happen next if Pete had killed Peter during their first meeting...
Pete Wisdom has left Muir and Kitty after the events of What If Pete Had Killed Peter, then finds out Black Air attacked Excalibur after his departure.
Kitty has to cope after Sabretooth takes advantage of their time together in Madripoor to try to get revenge on Logan through her.
Soon after Excalibur disbands, Kitty returns to the UK to visit Brian, Meggan and Betsy -- a visit that's very rudely interrupted.
Run. Hunt. Feed. Sometimes the animal inside just needs to stretch its legs a bit...
Wisdom rides away from Excalibur.
Kitty's friends are concerned about her.
It's that time of month again, and Rahne is definitely not her usual sunny, cheerful, friendly self.
A somewhat changed Illyana Rasputin comes to Muir Island, where she finds her best friend's circumstances have also changed somewhat during her absence.
Soon after his arrival on Muir, a reminder of his recent past comes to visit Colossus.
Rahne indulges in some personal downtime, to Moira's distress.
Kylun leaves Excalibur and goes back to see his family. For him, it's been twenty years or so since he ran away to escape Vixen's kidnappers, but for them their little boy disappeared just a year or two ago.
Ever wonder what the *real* Excalibur characters think about some of their current stories? Well, read this and find out... <g>
Pete Wisdom has an out-of-body experience in an alternative ending to the events of Excalibur #92.
Kitty discusses his actions and their consequences with Colossus in this sequel to No Happy Endings.
Continuing the series started in No Happy Endings, Kitty's ghosts put on a Dickens Christmas Carol for her, with Lockheed's help.
Pete Wisdom heroically rescues a teenage girl from a plane crash, and learns once again that being heroic is not a good thing -- the girl develops a mad crush on him.
In which Pete Wisdom eats a sandwich, and gets the girl...
Meggan ponders her life.
Remember Kitty and Feron feuding? Well, there may have been more behind that than originally shown...
Part of the Marvel-X series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, this series recreates Excalibur with a mix of old faces and new.
Rachel Summers joins Tangerine and Meggan from Marvel-X's Excalibur series to help Adam Warlock guard the rescued Gems.
Coming back to Earth and to London to regenerate yet again, the Doctor finds himself drawn into helping Dai Thomas and Alistaire Stuart investigate a locked-room murder mystery.
The Doctor returns just in time to keep Dr. Sam Beckett from ruining Alistaire's future with WHO.
In one of the Marvel: Dark Design series of fan-fiction titles diverging into their own shared universe, Brian Braddock is an upstanding citizen of Great Britain (in which Courtney Ross is an MP and the mysterious W runs the British Secret Service) but what happens when he's chosen by Merlyn and Roma to become the protector of this realm against the forces of a demon horde?
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: Widget is asked to form a new Excalibur by Brian, King Britain.
Part of the Pendragon Comics series of fan-fiction titles: It's time to go outside the Barrier and take on some aliens until the other UK heroes get in on the act.