BIG BANG THEORY
The Bellagio Peregrination
Sheldon reluctantly takes Penny along to a conference in Las Vegas. Epiphanies are had, stars are gazed, cards are counted, shenanigans are shenaniganed.
The News Article Significance
Penny knows what she wants in life.
At least, she used to. Howard and Bernadette's wedding sets off a series of events which will change her life forever. Plans change and Penny will have to learn the hard way how to adapt.
Leonard never believed in evolution as a scientific fact. That was, not until he saw it happen before his eyes. Shenny
The Symposium Equation
Sheldon gets two tickets to a coveted event, but must bring a female...
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"Come to bed, Kitten," he demanded in a sleepy voice (M)
The Girlfriend Agreement
Their first kiss is accidental. Their second is experimental. Their third? Well, I'll let you figure that one out for yourself. Leonard moves back to NJ, and Penny copes with his absence by moving in with Sheldon.
The Snowflake Seduction
What if Leonard isn't the one to give Penny the preserved snowflake? What if it's someone else she never expected it from? (M).
When Sheldon moves out, life changes.
The Paladin Protocol
Every journey has to start somewhere.
This one began when Penny found an alternative to paintball, and Sheldon
dusted off an old skill.
The Cooper Libido Experiment
There are times when the thing you love the most will cause your downfall. In the case of Dr. Sheldon Cooper, that would be Science... Sheldon/Penny, with secondary characters Leslie Winkle and Ramona Nowitzki (M).
Penny decides to go back to school and in the process of improving herself academically, she finds her self falling for her crazy neighbor.
Sheldon subscribes to the many worlds theory, which posits the existence of an infinite number of Sheldon's, in an infinite number of universes. He just never expected to meet one of them (AU).
The Libido Revelation
by The Frisky Firelily
Whilst sneaking into the boys apartment one night Penny makes an interesting discovery (M).
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Sheldon Cooper is crazy, but also kind of made of awesomeness. Or at least that's how Howard puts it. Penny thinks there's a possibility he's made of sexy, and really, the world must be ending if she has to suppress wayward urges to kiss him.
Sequel to 'Sheldon's Plan'.
For every action, there are consequences to be faced. After the Arctic implodes the group, everyone has to pick up the pieces and move on. Penny will make this easier for Sheldon. Not Leonard Friendly.
It all starts when Sheldon has a bad
week and Penny resets the balance unexpectedly (M).
After a few weeks trying to reconcile with the fact Sheldon has seen her completely naked, she confronts him with an ultimatum: bare it all or live with the consequences. Unexpectedly, her demands cause something entirely different to surface.
A story showing how even the most hardheaded of people can change when given a good enough reason. Change is never fine, they say it is, but it's not. - Dr. Sheldon Cooper.
When Sheldon invites Amy to accompany him to his annual family reunion, she sees it as a major step in the evolution of their romance. But, as the weekend winds down, so do her hopes Sheldon will ever be able to hold up his end of a physical relationship. Will her support during an unexpected tragedy prove to be the catalyst needed to draw her mysophobic boyfriend out of his shell? (CANON).
The Captain Morgan Culmination by EvenAngelsFall22
It doesn't bother her that she's slept with thirty one men, it bothers her that Sheldon thinks she has. (M).
Sheldon proves he's human, and Leonard is thankful. (Sheldon/Leonard) (SHELNARD).
Beyond The Friendship Paradigm by banana.x.phone
After a bad break up, Penny turns to a friend for comfort. Is there something beyond their friendship paradigm? (M).
Sheldon gets sick. The guys bail on him, so it's Penny to the rescue.
The Physicist Divergence Anomaly by banana.x.phone
Sheldon asks Penny out on a date and instead of declining, she accepts.
Sheldon Cooper chose to follow Don Quixote's plan for his life, including only loving pure and chaste from afar. That is, until a beautiful blonde woman moved in across the hall and changed everything. Including his life.
"I would be greatly appreciative if you would consent to becoming my spouse." Sheldon makes Penny an offer she can't refuse.
Sheldon and Penny are friends. Right?
Sheldon's turning thirty. To Penny's shock, that's the age of a mid-life crisis for a theoretical physicist. She'll help Sheldon face himself and his biggest nemesis - Kripke and his widdicule.
Someone (I cannot remember who) asked me once what I thought Penny would be like as a mom. As any mom can tell you, it completely changes your world around. So, welcome to a 'verse where Penny has a daughter, and Sheldon doesn't have a chance. (Parallel Universe).
by Wolf Maid
It takes her a while to realize she's being wooed.
Sheldon is feeling sexually frustrated and he, being a robot, has no idea how to deal with the situation. Naturally he doesn't behave as a normal person should. (Sheldon/Leonard) (SHELNARD) (M)
Sheldon continues his day-to-day schedule without disruption. That is, until a Batman-loving, intelligent surgeon captures his mind and body, and even manages to disrupt his daily routine without him even knowing. Can someone make Sheldon Cooper fall for his 'baser urges? Past negates it, but Future says otherwise. (Sheldon/OC) (M)
Sheldon gets stuck again and the solution leads to some surprising events.
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Sequel to Prank Wars. "I've got a proposal to make. I think we should continue this prank war, only instead of targeting each other, we should target other people. Like, say, Leonard, Howard, Raj & Wheaton?
When Sheldon's childhood best friend gets a position at Caltech, the boys and Penny are in for quite a shock when confronted with the bubbly redhead. Even more of a shock is Sheldon's reaction to her. Will Sheldon realize that he's starting to see her in a different light? Or will Penny be the only one to read between the lines? (Sheldon/OC).
Everyone was so focused on Leonard's crush on Penny that her all-consuming crush on Sheldon goes unnoticed. When Sheldon finds out about her feelings, they go on an emotional and physical journey neither of them saw coming.
The arrival of Sheldon's brother George forces him to realize that maybe he's not as immune to the female sex as he had thought. Could Mrs. Cooper's dreams finally be coming true?39. The Sleeping Circumstance by Daydreaming-with-inkAn account of the many times Penny and Sheldon have slept together, in all sorts of lovely ways. (M)
An account of the many times Penny and Sheldon have slept together, in all sorts of lovely ways. (M)
Sheldon gets kissed. Things evolve from there.
Sheldon had no idea that Penny shares one of his greatest passions, and when he finds out, it leads to a closeness neither could have imagined possible!
Two weeks after the disastrous Arctic trip, Sheldon discovers a true friend. I hadn't intended to expand on this story, but my hubby gave me a good idea and I just couldn't ignore it.
Penny comes home to find Sheldon slumped by his door; face black and blue. She doesn't know what happened to him, but she will find out. Until then she's going to take care of him, all the while trying not to fall deeper in love. This should be easy, right?
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In 'The Habitation Configuration' Sheldon told Penny that it took Leonard to make him like her. So what would happen if Leonard didn't move into apartment 4A before the Pilot episode? (Parallel Universe)
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It started with something Penny hadn't intended to be a prank and then escalated into so much more. With the tension between Sheldon and Penny, one of them has to break first.
Penny had wanted to be in the movies. How is it possible that her leading man turns out to be this guy?
Unfortunately, Sheldon is no stranger to the evil animal instinct of arousal. So, through Leonard's own fault really , he has to help Sheldon overcome his baser desires. (Sheldon/Leonard) (M)
Dr. Copper McIntyre is an old friend of Penny's and the new neighbor just one floor down. There's no doubt in anyone's mind that she and Dr. Cooper are going to have quite the reaction once they meet. (Sheldon/OC) (M)
After he asks her for advice on how to take his relationship with Amy to the next level, Sheldon and Penny are drawn to each other. How far will they take their attraction, and how much will it cost them? (M)
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Penny wakes up after a lost night of drinking with a surprise visitor with her in her bed. What really happened? Only one person knows, and he's got an eye twitch.
The Relationship Complexities
When blossoming Amy Farrah Fowler starts to become more comfortable with herself and the complex world around her, will Sheldon Cooper be able to hold on? Set in current season, featuring S/A, L/P and H/B pairings. (Shamy) (M)
Penny can no longer take the anger, pain and unhappiness that is her life. So, she makes some big changes, starting with her circle of friends. Not Amy or Leonard friendly
If only Penny had remembered what "Code Milky-Green" meant.
Hanabi's 'Sheldon Wants A Baby' Challenge. I saw this and was instantly inspired. Just a silly little one-shot.
Sequel to The Seduction Experiment: Upon realizing that Raj and Howard aren't just friends anymore, a curious Sheldon proposes to Leonard an experiment to find out if there is a difference between kissing a girl and kissing a guy. (Sheldon/Leonard) (Howard/Raj)
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Sheldon has a problem and he wants Leonards help... (Sheldon/Leonard) (M)
Sheldon Cooper believes in a multiple dimension and multiple universe theorem. That one change can alert everything. This is the story about what would happen if the books of Mr. Sade and Mr. Sacher-Masoch were accepted. (M) (Alternate Dimension)
Sequel to "The Superior Colliculus Engagement". Penny, Sheldon, and the gang go to Comic-Con. But, of course, things are never that simple.
When Sheldon's Vulcan hearing detects the Beta Test conversation, he decides to intervene in an unexpected manner. After all, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results. Will his efforts be successful? Not Leonard friendly.
Sheldon has always said that Penny and Leonard's relationship was a mistake. How will he react when he learns that Leonard couldn't accept Penny's proposal?
Sheldon finds the secret to attracting Beautiful women and decides to try it out on the most beautiful woman he knows, the one he's had a secret crush on ever since she moved in across the hall.
Penny can't just leave Sheldon to fend for himself when a Grad Student gets fresh.
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Sheldon has a plan, but Penny's not sure she can go along with it. How far will Sheldon go to convince her?
The guys participate in a Holiday Fundraiser Bachelor Auction for the university and Sheldon is less than interested. What happens when he's actually got a winning bidder?
Sheldon is advised by the University that his findings from his expedition require further field study. No one wants to go with him. Penny is back in school and Sheldon proposes she accompany him for college credit. Little does she know what awaits them. (M)
Penny makes it easy for Sheldon to become 'one of the idiots' in ten simple stages…
Penny tries to utilize the scientific method to try to seduce Sheldon for a bet. In the end, they both learn a lot about each other and themselves and the outcome is surprising for all.
It's well known that Sheldon Cooper is far from a lady's man. But he just might have to try when Will Wheaton challenges him and his friends push him. Think of it as an experiment. One that's about to go horribly wrong. (Sheldon/OC)
This is the story of Sheldon and Leonard, from their first date until they have reached the ripe old age of 68. Each chapter deals with a major event in their life together (Sheldon/Leonard) (M)
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Otherwise known as 5 Times Sheldon Checked Out Penny Before She Finally Did Something About It.
A visit from Leonard's mom takes an unexpected turn and the effects are far-reaching (Sheldon/Leonard)
Sheldon cheers Leonard up (Sheldon/Leonard)
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What if Penny never slept with Raj but with a certain blue-eyed Physicist? This is what season 5 would be like, at least in my shipper mind
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A lab accident leaves Sheldon with the ability to read minds. Is this a gift or a curse? (Parallel Universe)
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Victoria Moore is an accomplished astrophysicist, and has just moved in with Penny, obviously catching the attention of the boys... Especially, to everyone's shock including his own, Sheldon (Sheldon/OC) (M)
In a casual conversation about the zombie apocalypse, Leonard realizes something about the relationship between his ex and his roommate.
Short stories set in alternate universes about how Sheldon and Penny come together. (Collection)
Penny wonders if she should move back home. Sheldon has other ideas.
This is Jim Parsons' fault for suggesting that Sheldon get ripped.80. Proving It by TempestJoPenny and Sheldon, after the date with Amy. Shenny (M)
Penny and Sheldon, after the date with Amy. Shenny (M)
Sheldon is Penny's responsible friend while she recovers from anesthesia, with interesting results!
The boys debate whether size matters, and when Sheldon ridicules their pre-occupation, they decide that he's not packin' much. (M)
by Talitha Koum
Based on the movie The Ghost and Mrs. Muir. Penny moves in to 4A and comes to find that the previous tenant has yet to leave. (Supernatural)
by Trisha Uchiha
Sheldon is upset that Howard, Raj and Leonard are going back home for the holidays. He's even more startled that Penny is leaving as well and decides to accompany her in order to avoid isolation.
A story about the natural evolution of love. (Shamy).
Sheldon gets his revenge on Leonard. Set during 3.1 The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation with refs to Bath Item Gift Hypothesis (M)
Sheldon leaves Pasadena and his career and returns home, broken and betrayed. The people in his life unwillingly come to his rescue. He has found a life for himself that is satisfying. Will he want to go back?
People always ask her why she stays. She responds simply and with a smile. "Because I love him."
Penny borrows Sheldon's bleach, then spills it… (M)
Penny and Sheldon are no longer friends. So who will help him when his world suddenly falls apart? WARNING: Attempted Rape (M) Not Amy friendly.
Sequel to The Vestigial Organ Recall. What happens when Sheldon returns home after his emergency appendectomy.
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Sheldon takes the leap from theory to practice. (M)
Post The Flaming Spittoon. The gang head to Las Vegas for a conference where Sheldon is presenting monumental findings. Soon there are changes in Sheldon and Amy's new relationship and a lot changes in the whole group.
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Sheldon is injured and Penny runs to his side… Abandoned, but with note on how they would have ended it.
What if Penny was born a genius and Sheldon wanted to be an actor? What if they completely switched places... (AU)
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When something unexpected happens between Sheldon and Penny, his lack of reaction has her deeply puzzled. Soon she discovers how true love and true physics converge and her life is changed forever.
Sequel to 'Sheldon's List' by the same author.
Penny adds a new routine to Sheldon's laundry night. (M)
Leonard and Sheldon aren't a couple, they're just roommates, so they can't break up. Only Leonard is stupid enough to buy that one (Sheldon/Leonard)
Follow up to 'Sheldon's sick'. Easing into the Shenny.
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