Starbuck Awards

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Name: The Starbuck Awards, Starbucks
Date(s): 1996 - 2000
Frequency: annual
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Fandom: The X-Files
URL: Starbuck Awards (offline, excluded from the Wayback Machine)
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The Starbucks were an X-Files fanfic award held by the Mysterious & Suspicious mailing list. They were named after the canonical nickname for Dana Scully given to her by her father (from Moby Dick, not the Battlestar Galactica character.)

1996 Winners

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  • Calignosity Beckons by Char HallHall, Char - 125K - Rated R Category XA Archived 96-07-01 Scully's best friend, Elizabeth Martin, runs into some 'paranormal' trouble. Unknowingly she draws the two agents into a terrify web of horror with a devastating and surprising ending. Awards: Winner of a 1996 Starbuck for Best Horror. Nominated for 1996 Starbucks for Best Long Story and Most Creative Recurring Character.
  • Centrefold I by Hiley, Michelle - 13K - Rated PG Category SRH Archived 96-11-27 Bittersweet comedy with Mulder/Scully romance (but only from one viewpoint). Hunting around in an attic, someone finds more than they bargained for. Awards: First Place Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Comedy.
  • Conspiracy by Archibald, Jessica - 230K - Rated Not-Rated Category X Archived 96-09-21 Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Action-Adventure story. Nominated for 1996 Starbuck for Most Original Villain.
  • Deductive Reasoning by Archibald, Jessica - 77K - Rated Not-Rated Category T Archived 96-03-12 Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Short Story. Nominated for 1996 Starbuck for Best Action-Adventure and Most Original Villain.
  • The Dream by Warner, Lisdean - 75K - Rated PG Category SA Archived 96-08-31 A series of frightening nightmares, inexplicably tied to an old house, lead to an apparent suicide attempt by one of Scully's friends. Could their investigation of this incident push Scully over the edge, too? Set late in the first season. Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Recurring Character. Nominated for 1996 Starbucks for Best Horror, Best Action-Adventure and Best 'Chris' Style Story.
  • Elysian Fields by Schatz, Amy - 121K - Rated PG Category SRA Archived 96-04-03 Mulder/Scully romance. It is the year 2000 and Mulder gets a call from Scully, whom he hasn't seen it three years. She has some important news to tell him. Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Romance Story.
  • Open Book by Moseley, Vickie & Summer - 294K - Rated PG Category XA Archived 96-09-01-Archived 96-08-29 Mulder writes in his journal and Scully confides in her diary as a devastating abduction case tears them both apart. Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbucks for Best Long Story, Best Platonic Story, Best Series, and Best 'Chris' Style Story. 1996 Spooky Winner: Best Platonic Mulder/Scully Relationship (2nd place). Winner of 1996 EMXC Award for Best X-File, Best Relationship (Most Carteresque), Best Series and Best Long Story.
  • Reality Check by [[Anik Duclos|Duclos, Anik] and Schatz, Amy - 122K - Rated Not-Rated Category Archived Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Unfinished Work.
  • Splinterwood by Chaostic Ventilation - 19K - Rated Not-Rated Category SH Archived 96-11-20 Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Most Original Villain. Nominated for 1996 Starbucks for Best Comedy, Most Creative Recurring Character, and Most Creative Character.
  • Temptation by Juliettt - 11K - Rated PG Category VA Archived 96-09-21 Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Angst Piece.
  • Thoughts and Words I - Before Manhattan by Warner, Lisdean - 105K - Rated PG Category X Archived 96-09-14 A young woman in New Mexico who's afraid to go outside and a group of suicides in Michigan lead Mulder and Scully to a frightening scheme to keep the silence about the truth of alien abductions. Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Recurring Character.
  • Thoughts and Words II - After Rattleby by Warner, Lisdean - 95K - Rated PG Category X Archived 96-09-21 With so few questions answered, and their friend still in trouble, Mulder and Scully try to piece together the mystery of what really happened in Arizona. Awards: Winner of 1996 Starbuck for Best Recurring Character.

1997 Winners

  • Vengeance (1/4) by Juliettt - Rated PG Category XRA Archived 96-12-07 Awards: 1997 Starbucks for Outstanding Long Story and for Outstanding Angst Piece.
  • Poised For a Fall by Jill Selby - 14K - Rated PG Category VA Archived 97-07-29 An imperiled Scully finds herself with little to do but contemplate life, death and her partnership with Mulder. Award: Winner of a 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Short Story.
  • Colonization by Megan Reilly - 87K - Rated PG Category SR Archived 96-09-21 Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Horror Story.
  • The Sound of Your Voice by Vickie Moseley and Summer - 127K - Rated PG Category TA Archived 97-01-16 Mulder and Scully are both injured on a case and are placed on separate floors of the hospital. What ensues is an audio record of the case from both their perspectives. Award: 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Platonic Story.
  • Inherently Given by Vickie Moseley and Michelle Hiley - 95K - Rated R Category SRHA Archived 97-01-10 Mulder/Scully romance. Imagine Mulder pregnant, Scully the doting father-to-be, the Lone Gunmen, maids of honor. Now imagine it's all plausible... Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Romance Story.
  • Death by Chocolate by Megan Reilly - 24K - Rated R Category not categorized Archived 97-08-14 Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Smut.
  • Chance Edition by Megan Reilly - 150K - Rated PG Category C Archived 97-05-29 XF/Strange Luck/Early Edition crossover. Mulder and Scully visit Chicago seeking answers from an old friend with strange luck and find another man with his own brand of luck. Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Crossover.
  • The Dragon Series by Sheryl Martin - Awards: Winner of 1997 Starbucks for Outstanding Series and Outstanding Original Creative Character (Jackie St. George).
  • Mediocrity's Allure (1/2) Jill Selby - Rated PG Category XA Archived 97-05-05 As Scully and Mulder investigate a series of child homicides, Scully is forced to make an agonizing decision. Awards: 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Traditional X-File and Outstanding First Story.
  • Quicksilver II by Char Hall - 8K - Rated PG Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Unfinished Story.
  • Ghost in Her Life by Joyce McKibben - 107K - Rated R Category SHA Archived 97-06-20 An accident radically changes the partnership between Mulder and Scully while opening Scully up to extreme possibilities. Award: 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Original Villain.
  • Missing Voices Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Joyce McKibben, Meredith and MCA - 118K - Rated R Category XA Archived 97-07-29 Skinner, Mulder and Scully attempt to take control of their the Consortium in an all-or-nothing gamble. Awards: 1997 Starbucks for Outstanding Scully Characterization and Outstanding Post Episode Story.
  • Being Mulder by Ra Enright - 38K - Rated not rated Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding Mulder Characterization.
  • Megan Reilly, Award: Winner of 1997 Starbuck for Outstanding M&S Author.

1998 Winners

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  • Bound by Faith by MCA - Rated PG 13 Awards: 1998 Starbucks for Outstanding Short Story and for Outstanding Romance (tie).
  • But Then Face to Face by MCA Awards: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Platonic Story and Outstanding Post Episode Story.
  • Blood And Breath by Rivka T - Rated R Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding First Story.
  • Dear Scully by Megan Reilly - Rated Not-Rated Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Mulder Characterization.
  • Frozen by Dasha K - Rated NC 17 Awards: 1998 Starbucks for Outstanding Romance and Outstanding Smut Story.
  • The Emissary by Darkstryder and RocketMan - Rated R Awards: 1998 Starbucks for Outstanding Alternate Universe Story and Outstanding Story by Two or More Authors.
  • Imbroglio by Jessica Zyvarek Taylor - Rated PG Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Use of a Secondary Character.
  • A Makeshift Kiss by Jill Selby - Rated PG Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Story Based on the Movie.
  • Ever After by Jill Selby - Rated PG Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Traditional X-File.
  • Gilead by Amy Vincent - Rated Not rated Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Crossover.
  • The Dragon Series by Sheryl Martin - Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Original Creative Character (Jackie St. George).
  • Scattering Seeds Upon a Stone (1/2) Jill Selby - Rated PG 13 Awards: 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Scully Characterization and the 1998 Conspiracy Award.
  • Facing Janus: Going Under by Sunny, Jenrose, Dawson Rambo and Ashlle - Rated R Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Unfinished Story.
  • Ghost At Her Side by Joyce McKibben - Rated R Award: 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Series.
  • The Plague by Megan Reilly - Rated not rated Award: 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Original Villain.
  • Mr. Efficiency by Jill Selby - Rated PG Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding Comedy Story.
  • Megan Reilly Award: Winner of 1998 Starbuck for Outstanding M&S; Author.

1999 Winners

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Awards: 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Long Story (tie), Outstanding Traditional X-Files Story, Outstanding Original Character (Andrea Baker) (tie), Outstanding Alternate Universe Story, Outstanding Story by Two or More Authors and winner of the Conspiracy Award.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Platonic Story.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding First Story.

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Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding M&S Author.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Mulder Characterization.

Awards: 1999 Starbucks for Outstanding Romance Outstanding Angst Story and Outstanding Long Story (tie).

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Use of a Secondary Character.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Comedy Story.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Smut Story.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Crossover.

  • The Dragon Series by Sheryl Martin -

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Original Creative Character (Jackie St. George) (tie).

Awards: 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Scully Characterization.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Unfinished Story.

Awards: 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Original Villian (Pavlov).

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding First Person Story.

Award: Winner of 1999 Starbuck for Outstanding Post Episode Story.

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