Penname: shadesmaclean [Contact] Real name: Scott
Member Since: July 11, 2012
Member Last Login: December 07, 2015
Membership status: Member
Bio:

author of Tradewinds, the Book of Hondo, and various short stories


Beta-Reader: No
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Co-Writer: No
Banner Maker: No
Trailer Maker: No
Favorite Bands: Bad Religion, Pennywise, BossTones
Favorite TV Shows: Naruto, Gurren Lagann, MLP FiM
Favorite Songs: Bro Hymn
Star Sign: libra
Location: Los Angeles
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Stories by shadesmaclean
Summary: Wherein the erstwhile crew of the Maximum try their hand at bounty hunting, as both they and their host attempt to get new partnerships off the ground…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Crude Humor, Death, Friend, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Violence
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 11387 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: September 03, 2015 Updated: December 07, 2015
Summary: A collection of assorted poetry and verse I've written over the years.
Categories: Poetry
Characters: -Add The Main Category For Characters
Genres: Angst, Horror, Poetry
Length: Poetry
Story Tags: Death
Sub Categories: Angst, Horror
Warnings: Death, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 7554 Read Count: 5
[Report This] Published: September 23, 2014 Updated: May 08, 2015
Lost and Found by shadesmaclean Rated: T - Teens 13+ starstarstarstar [Reviews - 29]
Summary: Exploring the abandoned fourth floor, a child finds what was lost, but loses himself...
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Horror, Tragedy
Length: One Shot
Story Tags: Abandoned, Brother, Child, Divorce, Siblings
Sub Categories: Horror, Tragedy
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3957 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: October 18, 2014 Updated: October 18, 2014
Summary: Wherein a passenger ship becomes a cruise ship becomes a cargo ship becomes a pirate ship becomes a prison ship…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Hostage Situation, Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 18 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26506 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: September 19, 2013 Updated: October 23, 2013
Tradewinds 17: Underneath by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ [Reviews - 2]
Summary: Wherein the crew of the Maximum meet a familiar face in the ancient city of Alta, leading them on a stern chase, from the highest towers to the deepest ruins…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Graphic Violence, Hostage Situation, Kidnapping/Kidnapped, Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 21 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 35839 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: August 08, 2013 Updated: September 17, 2013
Tradewinds 16: Castaways by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Wherein the crew of the Maximum take another shot at that tropical vacation thing, and Trouble ensues…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Alcohol References, Alcohol Use, Crude Humor, Friend, Language, Mild Adult Situations, Orphan, Strong Language, Student, Teacher, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship
Warnings: Alcohol References , Alcohol Use, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 18 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 39957 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: July 20, 2013 Updated: August 06, 2013
Paradigm Shift by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary: A day at work goes sideways, right along with reality as they knew it. Waking dream, delusions of divinity, or reality derailed?
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Comedy/Humor, Fantasy
Length: One Shot
Story Tags: Boss, Crude Humor, Drug References, Employee, Language, Violence, Work Place
Sub Categories: Comedy/Humor
Warnings: Drug References, Language, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1079 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: July 19, 2013 Updated: July 19, 2013
Summary: Wherein a new challenger appears, and Max faces a bet that can’t be won…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Drug References, Drug Use, Friend, Kidnapping/Kidnapped, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship
Warnings: Drug References, Drug Use, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 16 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 27134 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: July 03, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2013
Tradewinds 14: No Way Out by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ starstar [Reviews - 13]
Summary: Wherein tomorrow is a long time coming…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Employee, Language, Strong Language, Student, Teacher
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Mystery
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 26 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 46526 Read Count: 8
[Report This] Published: June 07, 2013 Updated: July 02, 2013
Tradewinds 13: Derelict by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ [Reviews - 3]
Summary: Wherein it came from out of the fog…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Friend
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 13 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 15173 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: May 25, 2013 Updated: June 06, 2013
Summary: Wherein the crew of the Maximum try to take a tropical vacation. Yeah right…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Friend, Graphic Violence, Held Hostage, Hostage Situation, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 30 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 41851 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: April 27, 2013 Updated: May 24, 2013
Summary: Wherein an unexpected encounter brings things full circle…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Crude Humor, Death, Friend, Graphic Violence, Hostage Situation, Language, Mild Sexual References, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 16798 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: March 16, 2013 Updated: March 27, 2013
The Attic by shadesmaclean Rated: T - Teens 13+ starstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 13]
Summary: A little sister's prank goes horribly wrong...
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Horror
Length: One Shot
Story Tags: Brother, Death, Siblings, Sister
Sub Categories: Horror
Warnings: Death, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2163 Read Count: 4
[Report This] Published: March 15, 2013 Updated: March 15, 2013
Tradewinds 10: Reflection by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 8]
Summary: Wherein an alliance ends in betrayal, and the betrayed try to face the fallout without having a falling out of their own…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Drug References, Friend, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Horror
Warnings: Death, Drug References, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 33 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 40977 Read Count: 3
[Report This] Published: February 10, 2013 Updated: March 14, 2013
Summary: Past Featured StoryWherein our intrepid adventurers face unknown perils as they challenge the twisted depths of the Harken Building…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Friend, Graphic Violence, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 39 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 55705 Read Count: 2
[Report This] Published: December 21, 2012 Updated: February 09, 2013
Tradewinds 08: Centralict by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 12]
Summary: Wherein Justin meets another fellow wanderer, Max and Shades risk a dangerous new escape plan, and the pieces begin to fall into place…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Friend, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 17 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 23858 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: December 04, 2012 Updated: December 20, 2012
Summary: Wherein two new friends make the most of Away From Home Syndrome, while an old friend fights for his very survival…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Friend, Language, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Horror
Warnings: Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 24 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 37210 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: November 10, 2012 Updated: December 03, 2012
Tradewinds 06: Falling by shadesmaclean Rated: MA - Mature Adult 18+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 10]
Summary: Wherein Shades must cope with being all alone, trapped in a life that’s been hollowed out, placing one foot in front of the other, but with each step he takes he can feel himself falling…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Language, Suicide
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language, Suicide, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 13 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17586 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: October 28, 2012 Updated: November 09, 2012
The Road Trip by shadesmaclean Rated: T - Teens 13+ starstarstarstarhalf-star [Reviews - 15]
Summary: Past Featured StoryAsleep at the wheel… It really seemed that night that we could have driven right off the face of the earth, and I believe we did, in a way.
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: None
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Novellette (7,500 - 20,000 words)
Story Tags: Death, Friend, Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: None
Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 11369 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: October 21, 2012 Updated: October 27, 2012
Summary: Wherein a certain young man takes a wrong turn on his way home from work one night, the tale of his last day on Earth…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Crude Humor, Death, Drug References, Friend, High School, Language, Mild Sexual References, Strong Language, Student, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Drug References, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 27 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 35172 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: September 25, 2012 Updated: October 20, 2012
Tradewinds 04: Tranz-D by shadesmaclean Rated: M - Mature 16+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 7]
Summary: Wherein our castaway crew finally leave the Isle of Paradise. Just not the way they expected. Once some doors are opened…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Strong Language, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Horror
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 22 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 20359 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: September 02, 2012 Updated: September 23, 2012
Tradewinds 03: Shipwrecked by shadesmaclean Rated: MA - Mature Adult 18+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 6]
Summary: Wherein Max gets an unexpected visitor, and word of the outside world, an account of smuggling, harrowing chases and treachery…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Friend, Graphic Violence, Language, Mature Content, Strong Language, Suicide, Torture, Violence
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship
Warnings: Death, Language, Suicide, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 28681 Read Count: 1
[Report This] Published: August 14, 2012 Updated: September 01, 2012
Tradewinds 02: Paradise by shadesmaclean Rated: T - Teens 13+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 11]
Summary: Wherein Max makes a new friend, and begins to adjust to his new life, even as he tries to pick up the pieces…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Friendship, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Friend
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure, Friendship
Warnings: Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 20 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 19771 Read Count: 0
[Report This] Published: July 25, 2012 Updated: August 13, 2012
Tradewinds 01: The Islands by shadesmaclean Rated: T - Teens 13+ starhalf-star [Reviews - 18]
Summary: In the tropical islands of another dimension, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, as one boy's life is blown way off course…
Categories: Original Fiction
Characters: Original Characters (Original Fiction)
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Length: Multi Chapter
Story Tags: Death, Language
Sub Categories: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Death, Language, Violence
Series: Tradewinds
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 17615 Read Count: 3
[Report This] Published: July 11, 2012 Updated: July 24, 2012