Short Stories


Here you will find my one-shots and short stories. They are ordered from most recent to oldest.


The Call

Synopsis:
Within the brotherhood of the Backstreet Boys, Brian and Howie have never had a particularly close bond. But a frantic phone call in the middle of the night brings them together to face the unthinkable.

Genre: drama
Starring: Howie, Brian, Nick
Status: complete
Written: October 2017


If…

A companion to Curtain Call

Synopsis:
She thought she’d lost him forever, but four years later, Cary is given a Christmas gift she’ll never forget.

Genre: drama, romance
Starring: Nick
Status: complete
Written: December 2015


Michael Jordan

Synopsis:
Brian’s thoughts during the infamous fight from the Backstreet Boys’ documentary.  A companion to Rose’s story Frick Versus Frack.

Genre: drama
Starring: Brian, Nick
Status: complete
Written: February 2015


Beauty and the Backstreet Boy

Written for the Fairy Tale Challenge at Absolute Chaos

Synopsis:
Tale as old as Backstreet time… true as it can be… barely fan fiction, with some twists thrown in, unexpectedly.
Just a short story… small to say the least… made for the forum’s fairy tale challenge, with Brian as the Beast!

Genre: comedy, romance
Starring: Brian
Status: complete
Written: August 2013


Shorty and the Deceased

Written for the Fairy Tale Challenge at Absolute Chaos

Synopsis:
Shorty was a simple girl with a book in her hand and a song in her heart. Nick was a broken man in search of someone who would love him for him. Fate would bring them together in this tale as old as time… that has been totally butchered for the AC forum’s fairy tale challenge.

Genre: comedy, horror, romance
Starring: Nick
Status: complete
Written: August 2013


Unsuspecting Sunday

Synopsis:
“Last night I saw the fireworks, the kind of pain that never hurts, the one you hate to love that’s made for you…”
An unexpected encounter aboard the S.S. Backstreet leads to drama on the high seas.

Genre: drama, romance (slash)
Starring: Howie, Nick
Status: complete
Written: July 2013


Behind the Curtain

A companion to Curtain Call

Synopsis:
It’s been ten years since Cary lost Nick, but a part of him lives on, in more ways than one.

Genre: drama
Starring: Nick
Status: complete
Written: April 2013


The Gift of the Pandaskunk

Synopsis:
Nick’s dog narrates the heartwarming holiday tale of the pandaskunk who saved Christmas… and the world!

Genre: comedy
Starring: group
Status: complete
Written: November 2012


Return of the Pandaskunk

The sequel to The Gift of the Pandaskunk

Synopsis:
It’s been two years since the Backstreet Boys stopped the impending apocalypse and saved Christmas with the help of a flying pandaskunk, but now, new and dangerous circumstances are threatening to ruin Christmas again!  The friends must reunite to make the holidays merry and bright… before it’s too late!

Genre: comedy
Starring: group
Status: complete
Written: December 2014


Hybrid

Written for the 2012 April Fool’s Challenge at Absolute Chaos

Synopsis:
The Boys battle killer monkeys from outer space.
(This was the “foolish” premise I was to turn into an amazing, believable story, according to the challenge for which I wrote this.)

Genre: sci-fi
Starring: group
Status: complete
Written: April 2012


Watch Me As I Bleed

Written for the August Challenge at Absolute Chaos 

Synopsis:
AJ is forced to relive the grisly murders of his bandmates.

Genre: horror
Starring: group
Status: complete
Written: August 2008


In Pieces

The continuation of Watch Me As I Bleed

Synopsis:
AJ continues to relive the torture inflicted upon him and his bandmates at the hands of a madwoman.

Genre: horror
Starring: AJ
Status: complete
Written: July 2011


Genesis 2014

Written for the 2008 April Fool’s Challenge at Absolute Chaos 

Synopsis:
Brian, Nick, AJ, and Howie are among the only known survivors of Doomsday. In a time of uncertainty and despair, can they find a way to repopulate the Earth and save the human race from extinction?

Genre: sci-fi
Starring: group
Status: complete
Written: April 2008


The World Will Know Your Name

Synopsis:
As a guy who has sung the song “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” at every Backstreet show for over a decade, I am pretty damn good at performing without thinking. Sometimes, like now, I just wish I could perform without feeling. God knows I’ve tried.

Genre: drama
Starring: AJ
Status: complete
Written: April 2008


Footprints

Synopsis:
This is a collection of short stories meant as a companion to the Broken series. They show events that took place before and during Broken, told from the point of view of Claire, giving more insight into her back story and perspective.

Genre: drama, romance
Starring: Nick
Status: incomplete
Written: May 2007 – present


To access my older short stories, visit The Dreamer’s Sanctuary Archive.

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