Title: Rider on the Storm
Fandoms: NCIS, SEAL Team and Minor Stargate Atlantis
Relationships: Antony Sheppard Paddington/Jason Hayes, Various Background Pairings
Characters: Antony Sheppard Paddington, Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Abby Sciuto, Anthony DiNozzo Sr, Owen Granger, AJ Chegwidden, Patrick Sheppard, OC-Aiden Sheppard, Jason Hayes, Eric Blackburn, Clay Spencer, Seeley Boothe
Genres: Drama, Episode Related, Slash, Canon Divergence, Fix-It
Warnings: Major Character Death, Canon Level Violence, Canon Divergence, Character Bashing, Major and Minor Character Death both canon and not canon, Discussion – Attempted Murder, Discussion of Mental Health Issues, Discussion Child Abuse and Neglect, Discussion: Alcoholic Parents, Post Episode: NCIS 08×05 Dead Air
Word Count: 71,950
Author’s Note: Tony DiNozzo goes by Antony Sheppard Paddington in this. Credit to Keira and Jilly via Keira’s World for bits of inspiration here and there. Also credit to Jilly for Tony being a Sheppard. Credit to Keira for the idea of there being more Sheppard brothers. The Aiden Sheppard was created by me.
This story was written for the 2021 Quantum Bang. Thanks go out to the mods for all their time and help. Thanks also go out to my artist GDarth/Spuddoc for the amazing art! Big thanks go out to my Alpha/Beta Readers Angel N Darkness and Rivermoon1970.
Beta: Angel N Darkness
Summary: In the aftermath of Dead Air, Tony DiNozzo decides to reach out to the father he’d been mostly ignoring for the last year for help and support. What he doesn’t know is letting Patrick Sheppard in will change the course of his career and eventually lead him to family, love, and acceptance.