Fanfic from 1995
These stories were made available to readers in 1995, before we started noting publication dates.
Alternate: The Eyes Have It Idea
A humorous pre-relationship story inspired by previews of the episode "The Eyes Have It."
Amantium Irae Amoris Integratio
It was a tough decision to make, but Lois has finally chosen between the two men in her life. Now all she has to do is give one of them the bad news. The title means, "Lovers' anger is the renewal of love."
Camping With Clark
Lois isn't thrilled, at first, to go camping with Clark's college friends, but she soon relaxes and enjoys watching Clark get teased about old campus pranks.
Carry Tiger to Mountain
When old enemies weaken Superman with kryptonite, capture Lois and threaten Metropolis with a bomb, Clark finds he must call upon the T'ai Chi teachings instilled in him years ago by a wise Chinese teacher.
Clark Kent, This Is Your Life
A look at what might have been, in an alternate reality, between Clark and Mrs. Kent.
Lois and Clark's relationship seems to be falling apart, and things look grim until a kindly late-night cleaning lady decides to play matchmaker for the two reporters who have befriended her.
Dawning 02: What Lois Knows
Lois goes to Kansas to discuss the CK=S situation with Martha.
Dawning 03: Some Days in the Life ...
Rumors fly around the Daily Planet about Lois and Clark's relationship. Clark does some babysitting, and Lois gets a notice about a meeting to discuss the condition of her apartment building after the Slime Monster attack.
Dawning 04: A New Ball Game
Lois and Clark attend a softball game together, where they have a nice, long talk. Clark continues a story on possible city council corruption, and Lois joins him.
Dawning 05: As Crumbled Cookies Go ...
Clark has a conversation with his agent, Murray; and his story on corruption is published. Also, Lois cooks for Clark. Which situation proves the most dangerous? :-)
Dawning 06: Chances Are ...
Lois thinks that Clark may be ready to tell her about his secret identity. Meanwhile, Clark, Lois and Jimmy work on a follow-up to the corruption story.
Dawning 07: It's Not Over Till ...
Lois and Clark worry about a fight they almost had. When William W.W. Waldecker disappears under strange circumstances, Perry thinks it may have something to do with Elvis' diaries.
Dawning 08: The Bank Job
Lois begins to recover from the injuries she sustained in the previous story. The duo continue to investigate Waldecker's disappearance. Superman is sued.
Dawning 09: Daybreak
Superman goes to court to defend the way he handled the Slime Monster attack. Clark is *finally* ready to tell Lois his secret, but her apartment is abandoned. Is this the end of their relationship?
Dimensions of Loving
In this sequel to the fanfic "Love Beyond All Measure," Lois and Clark's relationship moves forward, creating some surprising revelations for both of them. Also, while investigating the events that led up to Lois' being taken hostage, they must face an old foe who's armed with a new and deadlier form of kryptonite.
A continuation of "And the Answer Is ..." that has Lois storming away from Clark but regretting her decision when she thinks she's going to die in an earthquake.
Terrorists create diversions for Superman while they rob high-tech installations. Unfortunately, the miscellaneous explosions make it difficult for Clark to get through a date with Lois -- who is becoming increasingly annoyed with Clark disappearing while she's trying to discuss their relationship. A story that takes place after the episode "Target: Jimmy Olsen."
Epilogue: The Eyes Have It
A continuation of the episode "The Eyes Have It" in which Lois makes Clark come clean on those missing days.
In the Nick of Time
It's a wonderful life, Clark! A mysterious apparition shows a depressed Clark Kent how Lois' life would have turned out without him.
A Kansas Fourth
Clark talks Lois into joining him in Smallville for a 4th of July mini-vacation, where he and his parents show Lois the sights -- and even get in a bit of water skiing. Lois and Clark have "sort of" a date.
Love Beyond All Measure
While Clark is away on vacation in Smallville, Lois investigates a securities fraud, which results in her being held hostage by the man responsible. He's armed with kryptonite and threatening to kill both Lois and Superman. If Superman can't save her, what will Clark be able to do?
A Matter of the Heart - Part 2
A sequel to "A Matter of the Heart" in which Lois & Clark discuss their future and make a visit to Smallville. Clark considers popping the question and has another unfortunate encounter with kryptonite.
One emotional night, after she's cried through "An Affair to Remember," Lois receives a visit from Superman. She decides it's finally time to break the news to him about her feelings for Clark.
How to go from farmboy to superhero in one second or less. Very funny story!
A Reason to Love
Clark protects Lois from a prison escapee who has vowed vengeance on her for putting him away.
Lois' sister, Lucy, is jealous over Lois' relationship with Clark.
Valentine's Day: A L&C Story
Lois and Clark, visibly in love, make a striking couple at a Valentine's Day dance -- and Perry congratulates himself on bringing his two reporters together.
In the episode "Virtually Destroyed," all Clark could manage to say in response to Lois' confession that all her relationships "ended up in the negative column," especially the one with Lex, was, "Ouch." In this story, he manages to say a lot more.
A continuation of the episode "Whine Whine Whine" -- a few more minutes between Lois and Clark, before the Kents arrive.
The Worst Kept Secret
After Lex Luthor has taken over the Daily Planet building and immobilized Perry, Jimmy, Lois and Clark with kryptonite chains, Clark decides it's time to come clean with Lois.
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4 X Lex - Almost
Lex Luthor is out of prison, thanks to Bill Church, Jr., a lawyer, and a pile of bogus documents. Church's plan is for Luthor to roust Mindy from power at Intergang, but Luthor has plans of his own -- some of them involving Lois Lane. To complicate matters, Clark must deal with an unbalanced Daily Planet employee who has developed an unhealthy obsession for him.
After the Carolers
A story that presents a scenario of what might have happened between Lois and Clark at the end of the episode "Season's Greedings" -- after the infamous scene in which Christmas carolers interrupt what could have been the couple's first "relationship" kiss.
After the Rain
An ending scenario for "And the Answer Is..." after Clark pops the question in the rain.
After the Rain Stops
A conversation that might have taken place at the end of the episode "And the Answer Is..."
All decked out for an early-morning roller-blading date with Lois, Clark finds he must instead comfort her -- she's been having nightmares about his alien side.
Alternate Final Scene of Metallo
A scene that might have taken place after the ending of the episode "Metallo."
And the Answer Is ... Yes
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Clark struggles with a confession after proposing.
Clark Kent dashes off yet again as Lois is in the middle of pouring out her heart to him. Has he pulled this stunt one time too many? Clark realizes that may be the case as his gifts of chocolate and even a new Superman mug fail to appease her.
As You Wish
Bixby, Julie & Weiss, Dory
Identifying with the characters in the movie The Princess Bride, Lois and Clark discuss their relationship.
ATAI ... ?
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Lois neglects to answer Clark's proposal, then receives a visit from Dan Scardino.
ATAI - a Better Ending
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Lois comes to grips with Clark's secret, and they both begin gripping each other. :-)
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." after Clark proposes to Lois.
After not objecting to Lois dating Dan Scardino, Clark has a change of heart. He rushes over to Lois' apartment, hoping it's not too late.
A Battle of Wills
After Lois tries to seduce Clark for all the wrong reasons, Clark's good and bad sides go to war, literally, in this humorous story.
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Lois and Clark grapple with relationship and revelation issues -- while investigating possible government connections to Intergang.
A Between Scene: From Tempus Fugitive
A "missing" scene from the episode Tempus Fugitive, which shows what might have happened between Lois and Clark before H.G. Wells wiped their memories and returned them to the present.
The Big Chill
A short, humorous story in which Lois and Clark find romance in front of their new refrigerator. :-)
Lois and son wait for Daddy to come home. Surprise!
Chocolate or Rocky Road
A "missing scene" from the episode "Target: Jimmy Olsen" in which Lois weighs the pros and cons of Clark (chocolate) against Dan Scardino (Rocky Road).
The Planet's newest employee, who is copyperson and all-around gopher, makes it her mission to steer Dan Scardino away from Lois Lane.
Clark Flew Home
A story that details what might have happened after the ending scene of the episode "Metallo," when Superman brushed off Lois and told her that she and Clark were lucky to have each other.
Clark Kent's So-Called Life
A what-if story that explores what might have happened if Clark had settled down with Mayson Drake.
Clark Pops the Question
On the anniversary of their "almost first date," Clark nervously prepares to ask Lois to marry him.
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." that has Lois upset with the order in which Clark chose to make his declarations.
An extrapolation of the episode "Contact" that has Lois, who has just been dumped "for her own good," tracking down Clark to give him a piece of her mind.
On a date with Dan Scardino, Lois can't get Clark out of her mind.
Eight Oh Three
Clark can't believe he actually gave Lois the go-ahead to date Dan Scardino. What was he thinking? But more important is what Lois is thinking as Scardino takes her out on the town.
An Episode That Might Have ...
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in script form.
Fear Is Not the End of This
A "therapy" fanfic that picks up at the end of the episode "Contact."
A Freak Accident
Lois and Clark's investigation into the kidnapping of two young children -- whose father is suspected of ties to Intergang -- allows Lois to watch Clark interact with children and leads her to explore her feelings about having kids.
A Friend Indeed
After seeing the villain Jaxon posing as a glasses-less Clark Kent (in the episode "Virtually Destroyed"), Jimmy puts two and two together.
From Far Beyond
A magical figure helps Clark decide what to do about Lois, while an escaped Jason Mazik plots revenge.
The Frozen North
McInnis, Erin Dawn
Lois and Clark, stuck in a blizzard, find shelter from the storm.
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
As Lois nears a point where she thinks she can confess her feelings for Clark, she finds that he has asked Mayson Drake to the Planet's Christmas party.
He's Just Not Clark
A phone conversation with her sister, Lucy, helps Lois choose between Dan Scardino and Clark. This story is for those FoLCs who wanted to actually SEE Lois get rid of Scardino.
I Need You
Clark wants to tell Lois the whole truth, but she wants to tell him why she's no longer interested in Superman. A romantic revelation story, and a continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..."
If Only (Metallo Revised Ending)
An alternate ending to the episode "Metallo" -- the phone conversation that should have taken place.
In a Mother's Eyes
Lois runs to Perry for advice when she notices a rapport between Superman and Martha Kent -- it even looked like he called her "mom."
Juliet and Romeo
A mix of Romeo and Juliet, Lois & Clark's pilot, and the episode "The Rival."
Kiss of Steel
A one-act screenplay that shows what might have happened had Clark answered the phone at the end of the episode "Metallo."
A Little Conversation
Upon hearing of the death of an old college buddy's wife, Clark becomes depressed thinking about human frailty.
Dunham, Andrea Lynn
Clark continues to "run out" on Lois even after she knows his secret, and neither one is sure exactly why. A story that occurs after the episode "Ordinary People," assuming "Contact" never happened.
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Lois reveals she has done a little investigating on her own.
Lois's Sweet Revenge
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." in which Lois hatches a plot to make Clark squirm a little for not revealing himself as Superman.
The Long Road to Utopia
Lois knows the secret, and Clark has proposed, but she doesn't have time to sit back and enjoy the turn of events. That very night a plot hatched by Lex Luthor is set in motion. His loyal underling, Asabi, kidnaps Superman using kryptonite: the ransom is the release of Luthor from prison. A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..."
Love of a Lifetime
Clark tries to find a way to get close to Lois again, and Dan Scardino receives a surprise.
Lucky to Have Each Other
A story that picks up at the end of the episode "Metallo," when Superman tells Lois that she and Clark are lucky to have each other. Clark shows up almost immediately, bearing chocolate yogurt.
To save their relationship, Lois and Clark do what they do best -- write. Each writes a letter to the other.
Metropolis on Ice
Lois and Clark get warm on the ice.
The Missing Cut
A "missing scene" from the end of the episode "Top Copy," which has Lois and Clark playing a game of chess.
The Missing Night
What really happened on the way to Lois' apartment -- an in-between scene from "And the Answer Is ..."
More Season's Greedings
A few romantic moments between Lois and Clark on Christmas Eve. (A continuation of the episode "Season's Greedings.")
One Big Happy Family
After a dozen years of marriage, Lois and Clark are still lovey-dovey, which is an endless source of embarrassment to their children. Things hum along until it seems the kids might blow Superman's cover to Mayson Drake.
Out of Superman's Hands
Dunham, Andrea Lynn
After Clark gave a flimsy excuse to run off and save someone as Superman, Lois was involved in a serious car wreck. Clark doesn't know if she'll pull through, and he blames himself for not being there. A story that would have occurred instead of "Whine Whine Whine" in the Lois & Clark universe.
Johnston, Scott E.
Jack is back, and Lex Luthor has been paroled. Lex's quest for power -- and revenge upon Superman -- leads him to Jack, whom he suspects of having secret knowledge of Superman.
Prelude to an Answer
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is..." Lois does arrive at an answer after giving Clark's proposal much thought -- and paying a visit to Dr. Friskin, her therapist.
Lobdell, Kelly K.
Lois weighs her alternatives and even makes a special list before coming up with an answer for Clark in this continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is ..."
Questions and Answers
A story that takes place within the episode "And the Answer Is..." After Superman has frozen Lois to take her to the meeting with Jason Mazik, Lois awakens in limbo and has a conversation with H.G. Wells.
Clark takes care of business, starting with a certain DEA agent.
Lois answers Clark's proposal with a revelation, then they go to his apartment to talk things over. A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is ..."
Dunham, Andrea Lynn
Taking second place to Superman in Lois' affections, Clark subconsciously starts sending out hints about his dual identity.
Sardines a La Carte
Lois and Clark are going nowhere fast. A young relative of Clark's, Samantha, decides to get rid of the Scardino problem.
Season's Greedings (Cont.)
Levitan, Diane & Smith, Perri
A continuation of the episode "Season's Greedings" in which Clark surprises Lois with a trip to an outdoor ice-skating rink.
Season's Greedings (Just 10 Minutes More, Please)
A continuation of the episode "Season's Greedings" -- what happened between Lois and Clark after listening to the Christmas carolers.
Clark helps Lois recover from a brutal attack by thugs intent on learning Superman's secrets. There's only one problem -- to keep herself from revealing a certain fact, Lois' mind had blanked it out. And so while Clark's fiancee remembers him, she remembers nothing of his secret identity. Now that Clark has a second chance to come clean with Lois, how will he manage it?
A Secret Best Kept
Emerald Shine & Feenstra, Kelly
Clark's ill-timed proposal in the park, during a downpour, leaves their relationship strained -- and Lois with a nasty cold. Playing matchmaker, Perry orders bedrest for Lois, with Clark to stay by her side. Meanwhile, Jason Mazik, new to prison life, meets up with Lex Luthor.
Seeing Is Believing
Not taking "no" for an answer, Dan Scardino comes to the Daily Planet to make another bid for Lois. But Lois decides to discourage him with an object lesson involving Clark.
McInnis, Erin Dawn
It's Clark's turn on the runway at the Metropolis Bachelor Auction, but Lois is content to let someone else claim him -- after all, she's been saving her money to bid on Superman. What's that? *Mayson Drake* is bidding on Clark?! :-)
Something Completely Different
Clark tells Lois how he feels about her dating Dan Scardino -- with interesting results. A steamy little story.
McInnis, Erin Dawn
Lois' enjoyment of the movie Batman Forever is marred by the idea that the Nicole Kidman character couldn't see the sweet multi-billionaire under her nose for some superhero stud in rubber, even though they were both the same guy. How unrealistic could you get? :-)
Tempus Fugitive Revisited
Kaz from Oz
A thoughtful, intriguing rewrite of the episode "Tempus Fugitive," in which a darker, more sinister Tempus travels back in time to attempt his murderous agenda.
To Be or Not To Be - Mrs. Kent
Lois struggles with one of the biggest decisions of her life. (A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is ... ")
The Tragedy of Contact
The last scene of the episode "Contact" as Shakespeare might have written it.
The song "Two Princes," by the Spin Doctors, gets a Lois & Clark makeover.
After a car accident threatens Lois' life, Clark feels an urgency to share his secret with her.
Until We *Meat* Again
When Baby Rage locks Lois and Clark in a meat locker, it gives them an opportunity to talk turkey.
What Happened After the Joke
Scenes that might have occurred after the ending of the episode "Return of the Prankster."
Will You Marry Me?
Walsh, Jennifer L.
A continuation of the episode "And the Answer Is ..." in which Lois doesn't yet know the secret.
Worth the Risk (Elvis Says "Hi")
When Intergang sends kryptonite to Lois' apartment in an attempt to hurt Superman, it's Clark who gets sick. Taking care of him, Lois makes the big discovery. Later, caught at the center of an Intergang plot, she almost dies and finds herself at heaven's gate, where she has an interesting discussion with Elvis (who's filling in for St. Peter).