Stories

 

 

 

Prelude
DAVE BALLARD

The story of the astronauts who came before Virdon and Burke

 

 

 

Scattered Remains
THERESA KARLE

Separated from Galen, Virdon and Burke are sold as slaves at auction  (set after 'The Interrogation')

 

 

 

No Price Too Great
KASSIDY RAE

Virdon, Burke and Galen engage in a deadly struggle against Urko and Zaius, with the fate of mankind in the balance

 

 

 

Values
DAVE BALLARD

The astronauts and Galen discover a way back to the past - but is it worth the risk?

 

 

 

First Step to Freedom
JULIE BATTERBEE

Virdon and Galen negotiate with a resistance leader to rescue Burke from Urko's clutches

 

 

 

Planet of the Ludicrous
KASSIDY RAE

A parody

 

 

 

The Demon Within
JUDY MESSINEO

An alternative ending to "The Interrogation"

 

 

 

Killer Instinct
DAVE BALLARD

The fugitives investigate a glowing object that crashes in the woods, unwittingly placing a human village on the verge of disaster

 

 

 

Sleeping Gods
DAVE BALLARD

Far from Central City and unaware they are being followed,  Galen and the astronauts uncover an ancient secret

 

 

 

Echoes From the Past
KASSIDY RAE

Ten long years have passed, and the fugitives have settled down, daring to believe they've left the past behind them. They're wrong.

 

 

 

The Last Days on the Planet of the Apes
ALAN MAXWELL

The end of the saga

 

 

 

The Dinner Guest

Feasting With Fugitives

Apes, Humans and Dogs
ELAINE HOWARD

Urko joins his niece for an obligatory dinner and finds himself in the middle of a strange adventure

 

 

 

The Unquiet
DAVE BALLARD

A tragedy sets in motion a reunion with Galen's past and a confrontation with the trio's greatest enemies

 

 

 

Planet of the Apes - Finis
by MITHRILL

After five years, Virdon and Burke's friendship verge on the breaking point—and in the ruins of Houston, the three fugitives come to some hard decisions regarding their future.

 

 

 

Call Back Yesterday
PAT AMES

The three fugitives are separated when Virdon loses his memory.

 

 

 

Ripples
SHEILA PAULSON

In the process of getting information from the office of a prefect regarding a ruined city, Burke is shot—by Galen.

 

 

 

Old Arguments, New Shoes
MADY BAY

Alan follows up a lead on a computer with Galen while a dissenting Pete gets into trouble earning new shoes

 

 

 

Dreams of Elsewhere
CAROL
DAVIS

The astronauts are home.  Life is heading back to normal.. isn't it?

 

 

 

The Trial
CAROL DAVIS

Can a young, idealistic chimpanzee couple help Alan clear Galen of murder and Pete recover from Wanda's torture?

 

 

 

Simple Things
MADY BAY
Burke falls ill. His friends come to his aid

 

 

 

Countdown

CAROL DAVIS

stories surrounding the take-off of the doomed space mission

Pete & Trisha
Alan & Sally
Jonesy, Debbie & Michelle

 

 

 

Price of the Ride
CAROL DAVIS

Set after "Tomorrows Tide," Pete ponders aloud on being considered a hero—then and now.

 

 

 

Life Over, Life Begun
CAROL DAVIS


Alan and Pete's first week on the planet of the apes mark the beginning of a new friendship with the chimpanzee Galen.

 

MORE POTA TV STORIES ONSITE

 

Artemis
by ELAINE HOWARD

Pete is captured by a female gorilla bounty hunter, which makes for some unusual experiences--she's unlike any gorilla he has ever encountered.


Hindsight
by DENISE



The Walls Of Hope
by SHEILA PAULSON



Monkey Business
by Elaine Howard


Lonan City
by GINA SCARBRO


Resurrection Of The Planet Of The Apes
by PETER KARSTEN

A sequel to the five POTA films, introducing new characters and revealing the fate of Virdon, Burke, Galen and Urko.

 


Galen's Truth (related to "Escape From Tomorrow")

by KASSIDY

 


Alan's Hope (related to "The Gladiator")

by KASSIDY

 


Burke's Plan

by KASSIDY (related to "The Trap")

 


Seaquest On The Planet Of The Apes
by PETER KARSTEN (PDF file)


Farrow
by PETER KARSTEN (PDF file)


The Interrogation – also in PDF
by GRYPH
a retelling of the episode with added scenes

 


Circular Progression

by KASSIDY

It's a little over a year since Alan and Pete's spaceship crashed. Galen's still with them. They're still running, still fugitives, and Urko's pursuit of them still tireless. When they find a tiny village on the outskirts of ape civilization and Urko passes it by while searching for them, the fugitives begin to hope they've escaped.

 


Freedom

by DAWN CUNNINGHAM

Pete has been captured and faces many changes on the road to freedom.

 


Time Matters (crossover with Highlander)

by DAWN CUNNINGHAM

 


Simian Recall – (crossover with Total Recall)

by DAVE BALLARD

 


Hidden Paths – (crossover with LOTR [movies version])

by SHEILA PAULSON

 


OFFSITE POTA TV STORIES

Escape From Tomorrow

by GRYPH

Novelization of the pilot episode, script written by Art Wallace. Astronauts Alan Virdon and Pete Burke crash land a thousand years in Earth's future, which is ruled by intelligent apes—chimpanzees, orangutans, and gorillas. The ape government considers them a threat to ape society, and they become fugitives along with a friendly chimp Galen. This version of also contains some original material.

 


One Final Lesson

by GRYPH

Set after the episode The Surgeon. While Alan Virdon is recovering from surgery for a gunshot wound, the fugitives take refuge in the idyllic village of Dagon, where humans are treated well by a progressive chimpanzee Prefect. Galen strikes up a friendship with the Prefect but learns a hard lesson when he must rely on that friendship to get Pete Burke out of trouble. The gorilla who oversees the human work force takes a dislike to Pete; the tension between them builds until Pete does something rash and foolish. Galen is forced to make some hard choices that could forever alter his friendship with the two humans as well as his perception of his own species.

 


Cry Over Me

by GRYPH

Virdon and Burke plan a memorial for their other crew member.

 


Common Ground

by GRYPH

While fleeing from Urko, the three fugitives stumble onto an advanced civilization, a city called Alba. The residents of the underground utopia seem willing to help Burke, Virdon, and Galen in their quest to find a way home. But when an old enemy threatens the city, they soon discover that the Albans harbor a terrible secret.

 


If You're Reading This

by GRYPH

Alan leaves a letter for Sally. Inspired by the Tim McGraw song.

 


Way Back When

by JOJO

The pain and pleasure of remembering

 


Land Before Time 

by SSS979
Formal introductions are made between
Pete Burke and Alan Virdon.

 


Stranger

by SSS979 & ALTRIL NARMOLANYA
It's not the warm welcome she expected... She's not the docile human THEY expected.

 


A Time To Heal

by JJJUNKY
A tag to "The Interrogation"

 


Shaken

by SANDRA MCDONALD

 


Seven Truths

by SANDRA MCDONALD

For three days, Pete Burke was held prisoner and tortured. But the apes didn't get any truths out of him.

 


Crossed Over - A Planet of the Apes TV Series/ Emergency! Crossover

by SANDRA MCDONALD

 


More stories available at at Archive of Our Own and at fanfiction.net, though unfortunately at ffn the POTA TV category is mixed in with the POTA movies

 


ADULT STORIES

onsite

 


Broken – also pdf
by DANA GRYPHON

 


Pete and Liska interlude
KASSIDY RAE

 

 

Risqué Business
DAVE BALLARD

 


Galen and Kira: A Memory
DANA GRYPHON & KASSIDY RAE

 


Come Saturday Morning
by CAROL DAVIS

 


ADULT/SLASH STORIES

offsite

 

Grateful

slash

by GRYPH

Set after Pete is rescued from the gorillas and a probable lobotomy (The Interrogation). Pete's grateful. Really, really grateful.

 

Don't You Remember

by GRYPH

Epilogue to Common Ground, but also touches on events from Broken. Pete Burke deals with his feelings toward Zeke, while he continues to recover from his injuries/amnesia. Until the memories from a previous trauma surface, and it all goes to hell.

 

Learned Prejudices
slash

by PHOENIX