To Die For

A psychotic Nyssa. An Adric who keeps coming back from the dead. That was where it all began...

...but then it grew to include shadowy conspiracies, gender-bending curses, hard-bitten commando Adric fans, and much, much more...

And somehow, it manages to make some kind of sense.

Main Stories

Access Limited - Douglas B. Killings - Rules enforcement at the This Time Round.

Bad Will Hunting - B. K. Willis - Nyssa prepares to go after the least dangerous game.

Behind Every Bad Woman... - B. K. Willis - The force that has turned Nyssa to evil is revealed...

Board Games - B. K. Willis - Adric's troubles from "The Substitute" have gotten worse, causing repercussions in the Land of the Living.

Cabals Up - B. K. Willis - Sinister rival organizations clash at This Time Round.

Competition Night - Clive May - Someone has 'fixed' the outcome of The Kill the Little Creep Sweepstake! But the burning question is: qui bono?

Dead Again - Douglas B. Killings - Why Adric won't stay dead.

Dead Again Winged - Douglas B. Killings - The usual post-mortem talk is interrupted.

Dead Man's Hand - Helen Fayle - Take a fall, or play to win. It's your choice. For the 'cards' drabble challenge.

Dead Not Again - Douglas B. Killings - What goes around comes around. A sequel to "On The Nature Of Obsession" by B. K. Willis.

Dead Still Again - Douglas B. Killings - Another post-mortem conversation.

Dead Yet Again - Douglas B. Killings - Yet another post-mortem conversation.

Dead Yet Still Again - Douglas B. Killings - Adric and Death, together again.

The Feminine Mistake - B. K. Willis - Adric's love life takes a turn for the even weirder when he meets a girl who is not exactly what she seems.

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Cut Scene - Notes

A Fistful Of Homicidal Mania - B. K. Willis - Adric isn't back from the Netherworld yet, and Nyssa is dangerously bored.

Freudian Slip - S. Daniel Wilson - Adric opens up to his psychiatrist.

Friendly Advice - Douglas B. Killings - Adric gets some odd advice from his friends.

Friendly Fire - Douglas B. Killings - Adric tries to get by with a little help from his friends.

Friendly Gestures - Douglas B. Killings - Adric's friends push their romantic agenda forward -- whether he wants it or not.

Friendly Hopes - Douglas B. Killings - Adric has a really, really, bad day that leads to a moment of epiphany.

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6

Ghosts Of The Past - Imran Inayat - A simple request provides big problems for Katarina and Sandra... Continued in "Quantum Mechanics".

The Girl In The Mirror - Imran Inayat - Xeffy versus the WANKERs. The poor bastards just can't catch a break...

Hard Help - B. K. Willis - The Proprietor is driven to desperate measures to try and hire more staff for the 'Round.

Knights Who Say Nyssa - B. K. Willis - It looks like a peculiarly non-violent day at This Time Round, until 'they' show up...

Light Matters - Douglas B. Killings - Adric's friends continue to place him in harm's way.

Like Water for Adric - B. K. Willis - Chaos, curses, and stolen underwear surround Adric's attempt to buy a gift for Nyssa.

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5

Liquid Reprisals - Douglas B. Killings - Adric invents a response to 'Adric's Demise'.

Masquerade - Clive May - The Doctor tries to warn Adric about a change of plan...

Nocturnal Interludes - Douglas B. Killings - Nyssa needs help, but doesn't neccessarily want it.

The Observer Principle - Imran Inayat - The consequences aren't getting any simpler.

On The Nature Of Obsession - B. K. Willis - The Doctor and Nyssa discuss her homicidal new hobby.

Press Conference - B. K. Willis - A press conference on alt.drwho.creative to explain what's going on.

Quantum Mechanics - Imran Inayat - The request's solution is simple enough. Its consequences aren't. Followup to "Ghosts Of The Past".

Red Tape Blues - B. K. Willis - Adric battles bureaucracy in the afterworld.

Sadism 0: The Awakening - Erin Tumilty - Tegan gives Nyssa some help.

Sadism 1 - Erin Tumilty - This Time Round drabble with Nyssa, Adric and the Fifth Doctor.

Sadism 2: The Sequel - Erin Tumilty - A This Time Round Drabble with Nyssa and Adric.

Sadism 4: Christmas Falls On Furzeday - Erin Tumilty - Nyssa's evil christmas filk.

Scenes That Almost Happened - Douglas B. Killings - Will Adric finally get his fondest wish?

The Substitute - B. K. Willis - When Death is called away on business, Adric is left in the hands of a substitute.

A TDF Christmas - Douglas B. Killings - Something special's in the air this year.

The Writing on the Wall - B. K. Willis - A 'Bad Day' for the Adric Defense Force.

Yet Another Adric Dead Fic - Douglas B. Killings - Adric gets bumped off again.


One Little Word - Douglas B. Killings - Nyssa corners her prey.

Three Little Words - The Outsider - Adric and Nyssa share their feelings during an intimate moment.

Four Drabbles - Shay Gitnick - Part 2 of a 4 part This Time Round story.

The Twelve Days of Psychosis - B. K. Willis - Christmas caroling the Psycho Nyssa way.

19 May 1999 - Douglas B. Killings - The entire gang goes out to see Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

Adric Shrugged - Douglas B. Killings - A small rebellion at This Time Round.

Answering Insult With Injury - Paul Andinach - Some things really get to Number One...

Anticipation - Paul Gadzikowski - Anticipation isn't /always/ the best torture...

As Time Goes Thud - K. M. Wilcox - A refuge is discovered.

The Bartender's Lament - Diane Brendan - This Time Round's bartender ponders something forever out of reach in this poem.

Bete Noire - B. K. Willis - A confrontation with old enemies leads Number One to an unusual place. Continued in Imran Inayat's "Fallout".

A Bit Of Advice (aka Missing TTR story) - Ken Young - Varne has some unexpected advice for Number One.

Black Magic Woman - B. K. Willis - Nyssa's learned the sorcerous arts, but Adric has a cunning plan.

Bollywood Babylon - Imran Inayat - Anji draws a few parallels between TDF and Indian movies, with a little musical assistance.

Captain Mainwaring's War - Tony Velasquez - What happens when the Brigadier's UNIT force is put out of action and he must rely on Mainwaring's misfits?

Part 1 - Part 2

Casualties Of Flamewar - B. K. Willis - Susan misunderstands the game.

Creche Groove - B. K. Willis - A battle for control of the cookie supply in the creche...

Crime and Punnish-Meant - B. K. Willis - An author-insertion story gone wrong.

Day of the Dead - Joel Davis - For the culinary challenge on adwc. Adric and Nyssa celebrate the Mexican 'Day of the Dead'.

Dead Again Celebration - Douglas B. Killings - The Adric Award's namesake reflects on the results of the 1999 balloting.

Dead Reckoning - B. K. Willis - Death must deal with an audit by the Mortality Deferment Office.

Dead Resentful - Daibhid Ceannaideach - Amy's puzzled by Adric's resentment. Drabble.

The Devil Makes Work For Idle Minds - Helen Fayle - A late night anime session on board the Satellite of Love leads to an interesting discussion... :)

Dream Interrogation - Imran Inayat - Frobisher heads into the Dreaming to investigate a familiar murder case.

Ducking In Time - Clive May - One of the 'Round's employees takes a much needed time-out.

Dutch Faith - John Elliott - Nyssa's latest attempt to kill Adric backfires.

El Trakenachi - Kenneth Andrews - Adric's trying to take over the world, and only Nyssa can stop him. Wait a minute...

Prologue - Chapter One - Chapter Two - Chapter Three - Chapter Four - Chapter Five

Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldna Fallen In Love With)? - Mags L. Halliday - Dealing - or not - with grief.

Fallout - Imran Inayat - The toddlers clear up the mess from Number One's encounter. Follow up to B. K. Willis's "Bete Noire".

The Florist Primeval - B. K. Willis - Someone has an admirer...

The Goatakri Gambit - Tony Velasquez - The Doctor and friends are mistaken for spies after secret plans.

The Great Ice Cream Caper - Imran Inayat - Trouble in the afterlife, teenage goddesses, and terrific ice cream.

Hath No Fury - K. M. Wilcox - An author commits a fatal faux pas in This Time Round.

I Sing The Body Electra - Paul Gadzikowski - Not a family affair after all.

It's a Kind Of Magic - Mariane Desautels - Evil never wins.

La Femme Perpugilliam - Paul Gadzikowski - No-one saw this one coming...

The Light's On, But... - Paul Gadzikowski - Things take a while to sink in.

A Little Justice - Douglas B. Killings - Psycho Nyssa encounters a group even more loathsome than Adric.

Look Who's Stalking - B. K. Willis - Baby Adric has a hard time with the other children...

Lovers' Rock - Mags L Halliday - Adric realises he is not the only one in his boat.

Loves' Labours - Paul Gadzikowski - Everyone's getting in on the romantic spirit.

A Meal to Die For - Bill K. - It's Nyssa's turn to cook.

A Meal to Die For 2 - Soup Is Served - Bill K. - Nyssa cooks again.

Mirror Reflection - Paul Gadzikowski - Adric tries setting a decoy.

MPT3K Episode 1 - B. K. Willis - The ownership of This Time Round takes drastic steps to deal with some of the more destructive patrons.

MPT3K Episode 2 - B. K. Willis - Francois gets stars in his eyes and the SOL gang plunge into "Birthright of a Time Lord".

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2

MPT3K Episode 3 - B. K. Willis - Adric discovers the perils of copyright infringement as the SOL gang take on "The Last Cyberman".

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2

MPT3K Episode 4 - B. K. Willis - Nyssa and the SOL gang find even Artificial Reality is no escape from a painful double feature.

Notes - Episode

MPT3K Episode 5 - B. K. Willis - Nyssa and the SOL gang do battle with the fanfic "Gates of Dawn" and two Number Ones...

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2

MPT3K Episode 6 - B. K. Willis - The SOL crew deals with a cast change as they tackle the fanfic "Confluence".

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2

MPT3K Episode 7 - B. K. Willis - Things get far more bizarre aboard the SOL as a new tormentor debuts.

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2

MPT3K Episode 8 - B. K. Willis - Chaos reigns on the SOL as the crew deals with a triple-threat of literary 'therapy'.

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4

MPT3K Episode 9 - B. K. Willis - Big changes are afoot for the cast as the SOL crew face down a triumvirate of fan-fictional horrors.

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6

MPT3K Episode 10 - B. K. Willis - An accident with the Artificial Reality machine lands the SOL crew with a special guest star as they prepare to face the fanfic "Redemption".

Notes - Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6 - Part 7

MPT3K Episode 11 - B. K. Willis - The SOL crew track down a mysterious alien intruder whilst trying to survive the fanfic "Wolves of London".

Notes - Part 1 - Part 11

MPT3K: The Wisdom of Psychosis - B. K. Willis - A shameless marketing plug courtesy of MPT3K Inc.

A New Method - MizWrite - Bree the Muse accidentally gives Nyssa an idea.

No More Little Miss Nice Girl - B. K. Willis - A musical reflection on Psycho Nyssa's attitude.

Nyssa's Christmas Carol - Daibhid Ceannaideach - Nyssa is visited by three ghosts which show her the error of her ways. Sort of.

Part One - Part Two - Part Three - Part Four - Part Five

Nyssa's Resurrection - J2rider - ...*Nyssa's* dead? Microfic.

Off-beat - Molly Schlemmer - Poetry Night at the 'Round - in the form of a poem. :)

Psycho Adric: Dead And Back Again - S. Daniel Wilson - Adric returns from the Netherworld for the last time, in search of revenge.

Psycho Nyssa Investigates - Tony Velasquez - Nyssa finds a murder mystery.

A Psychopath's Soliloquy - B. K. Willis - Musings of a murderous maniac.

A Quiet Drink - Ken Young - Just when Adric thought it couldn't get worse.

Part One - Part Two - Part Three - Part Four

RetroPunk - Tony Velasquez - The Doctor and his companions return to This Time Round to find everyone else has changed.

Rite of Passage - Clive May - Adric's about to lose a lot more than his life...

The Ritual - Susannah Tiller - Time to throw things. A sequel to "The Kiss".

Rock The Casbah - Mags L. Halliday - With two killer babes after their blood, Spike and Adric do what all men would in such a situation. They go down the pub.

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3

Salt of the Earth - Tony Velasquez - Adric's latest attempt to avoid his tormentor falls down a hole.

Save the Shrooms - Tony Velasquez - Psycho Nyssa and the First Doctor meet some freaky fungus.

Scenes From A Playgroup - Imran Inayat - Another normal day in the day care centre, with added harassed demonesses...

Scenes That Will Never Happen - Helen Fayle - The wedding's about to begin.

Scenes That Will Never Happen #1 - B. K. Willis - Adric bares his soul.

Scenes That Will Never Happen #2 - B. K. Willis - Nyssa gets a new admirer.

Scenes That Will Never Happen #3 - B. K. Willis - The WANKERs choose a new idol.

Sights For Sore Eyes - B. K. Willis - Wedgies, wedgies everywhere when Baby Psycho Nyssa has an eye infection and the "Space Vixens!" toddlers come to visit.

Snakeglance - Daibhid Ceannaideach - Psycho Nyssa's unhappy with recent developments. Spoilers for the Big Finish audio "The Cradle of the Snake".

Some Days You Eat The Bear - Eric Adcock - A generic TTR/TDF episode.

Sticks and Stones... - Imran Inayat - Adric finds a new way of avoiding Psycho Nyssa.

Story Time: Cinderella - Douglas B. Killings - Another story time at the Day Care Centre Outside Continuity.

Strange Bedfellows - Paul Gadzikowski - The Valeyard initiates a jihad. A feud. All right, a spot of bother.

Suddenly Nyssa - Kenneth Andrews - The cartoon treatment for odd behaviour works on Nyssa - or does it?

Tables Turned - Paul Gadzikowski - Adric gets his revenge.

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3

The Uninvited Guest - Helen Fayle - A radw flamewar spills over into the Round.

Veteran of the Psycho Wars - Helen Fayle - Adric asks for an end to the bloodshed, in song.

When Things Go Wrong... - Paul Gadzikowski - The Valeyard gets what he wants. Well, actually...

A Word From Our Sponsor - Douglas B. Killings - As the market moves faster and faster, bad timing can be fatal for an investor.

You Might Think That... - Daibhid Ceannaideach - ...but Death couldn't possibly comment. Demi-drabble.

Young, Dumb and Ugly - B. K. Willis - This Time Round's 'bad boys' find themselves a theme song.

The Ziggurat of Doom - Tony Velasquez - Psycho Nyssa and Adric join the Third Doctor to investigate a mysterious signal.

Associated/Related Stories

The Eight Peris - Paul Gadzikowski - The Doctor and Peri tie the knot in the midst of truly epic self-reference.

Five Little Words - B. K. Willis - In This Time Round, Mike Yates incurs the wrath of Tegan, and all for five little words.

Adric's New Role - Douglas B. Killings - What other roles are available for someone who keeps dying?

ADWC Crossovers From Hell #1 - John Elliott - 'To Die For', Macauley-style.

ADWC Crossovers From Hell #2 - B. K. Willis - This Time Round, the... war movie?

ADWC Crossovers From Hell #4 - Graham Woodland - Earthsea meets...

Another Anime Crossover - Douglas B. Killings - An anime pain-in-the-ass visits the 'Round.

Another Word From Our Sponsor - Douglas B. Killings - You can run, but you can't hide.

Author Avatar Night - B. K. Willis - Things get volatile when author-characters gather together.

Bearing Down - Imran Inayat - Things go up, things come down.

Both Sides of the Tracks - Imran Inayat - Scene setting can reveal surprises of its own, especially in Subreality.

Chasing Skuld - Imran Inayat - Where /do/ you find a teenage goddess with boyfriend trouble?

Clean-Up Crew - Paul Gadzikowski - A plot hole is filled in, with divers commentary.

The Crime Travelers - Douglas B. Killings - Once, there was a gang who actually tried to rob This Time Round...

Cutting Loose - Imran Inayat - A forgotten companion sets out to team up with the gang.

The Death Of... - J2rider - Adric has something not terribly pleasant in mind...

Educating Frobisher - Imran Inayat - Frobisher goes undercover at H. G. Wells'... only to find that going back to school isn't as easy as it seems.

Escape To Danger! - TTRA #2 - The denizens of the Round must save Harry and Adric from a fate worse than death...

Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4

Everybody Wants To Get Into The Act - B. K. Willis - Francois and Nabiki Tendou try to help Katarina with her self-image.

Games Cats Play - Erin Tumilty - Alphabet games in This Time Round.

A House of Horrors - Douglas B. Killings - What horrors await the cast this Halloween?

I Need A Name - MizWrite - The new writer in town can't find a name for her Muse.

Infinite Eights - Imran Inayat - The Doctor needed /someone/ to fill in for him on holiday...

It's My Party - Helen Fayle - TTR celebrates the 40th anniversary. Written for the 'forty' drabble challenge.

It's Story Time! - B. K. Willis - Fairy tales get horribly abused when the toddlers demand to hear a story.

Listings (aka Missing TTR story 2) - Ken Young - What the guidebooks have to say about the 'Round. With a remarkable level of honesty...

More Hatred And Laziness - Douglas B. Killings - Response to the 1/10 Drabble "Hatred and Laziness".

Name Checks - Helen Fayle - A new companion tries to enter This Time Round. Continued in Imran Inayat's "Back Dating".

Nobody Knows The Troubles I've Seen - Paul Gadzikowski - Nyssa finds a support group.

Nothing New Under the Sun - Paul Gadzikowski - The Master and Merlin discuss authors and fictional realities.

Nyss and Emby's TV Special - B. K. Willis - ADWC Crossovers From Hell. Roll camera...

Occupational Hazards - B. K. Willis - Number One has continuity-related difficulties in This Time Round.

"Princes of the Universe" - Helen Fayle - A horrible thought as to the origin of the Immortals occurs to Duncan Macleod... Part 2 of 2, begun in "There can be only one".

Ruffled Feathers - B. K. Willis - A fanfic author must deal with hurt feelings in This Time Round.

Sailor Who - B. K. Willis - Five companions fight evil their own way.

"Shifting planes of reality" - Helen Fayle - Crossover with 'The Lost World'. The varying states of reality on the plateau interact with one of the most dangerous locations yet.

Shock Value - B. K. Willis - An obscure companion deals with alien plots, mustard, and labor relations as fanfic authors throw a party.

Shock Value 2: Electric Boogaloo - B. K. Willis - Lydia finally gets some characterization as she helps with a plot to destroy a certain author.

Shock Value 3: The Search for Shock - B. K. Willis - The plan to destroy an author continues on its haphazard course.

Shock Value 4: Current Affairs, the Musical - B. K. Willis - The Bradleyard assembles a group to help overthrow his enemy and also performs some musical numbers.

Shock Value 5: No Muse Is Bad Muse - B. K. Willis - The Bradleyard seeks a muse, while his enemy has problems with his own.

Shock Value 6: Desperately Seeking Musings - B. K. Willis - An author and his arch-nemesis continue to battle over possession of the Muses.

Part 1 - Part 2

Significant Others - B. K. Willis - The darker and more sinister pub outside continuity conducts their own awards ceremony.

Split Infinitives - Douglas B. Killings - More banter among various fan versions of one character.

Split Personalities - B. K. Willis - Various characters meet their counterparts from other fanfic Universes to help sort out some things.

A Surprise Surprised - Joel Davis - Inspired by B. K. Willis's non-TTR 'Surprise' drabble sequence. Some people really don't like surprises...

There Can Be Only One - B. K. Willis - Two evil beings try to work out their differences.

"There can be only one" - Helen Fayle - A 'scene that will never happen', in which the True Meaning of Adric's resurrections is revealed... or not. ;-) Part 1 of 2, continued in "Princes of the Universe"

They'll Let Anyone In These Days... - Imran Inayat - Life, death, and delirium in the nursery... oh, and Alsatian puppies, too.

Thoth Agog's Dream - Clive May - A tale of a frog dreaming he is a god dreaming he is a frog.

Union Maid - JFG - Nyssa tries to get the characters organised in this sesquidrabble.

Vendetta - Douglas B. Killings - A war on fanfic writers begins...

When Nyssas Collide - K. M. Wilcox - A second Nyssa leads to confusion in This Time Round.

You Have _Got_ To Be Kidding... - Imran Inayat - The pub outside continuity and the day care centre outside continuity collide. [LWT]

Zany Zoe and the Application of Anvils - K. M. Wilcox - Zoe's juggling goes awry. Sequel to "Zippers of Zugzwang".

Zany Zoe and the Ballistics of Bananas - K. M. Wilcox - Zany Zoe bemoans her lack of exposure during 1999.

Zany Zoe and the Doodles of Doom! - K. M. Wilcox - Jadi Morok helps Zoe out of a predicament.

Zany Zoe and the Pursuit of Popularity - B. K. Willis - Zany Zoe gets some advice from one who has gone before.

Zany Zoe and the Zippers of Zugzwang - K. M. Wilcox - Zoe tries to change her image.