The Original Series (often abbreviated TOS) is the first PPC series, begun by Jay and Acacia. It was started in 2001, not-so-coincidentally soon after the movie release of The Fellowship of the Ring. The barrage of badfic following that film inspired these two to create the world of the PPC that we all know and love. It has 26 missions in all, and for a long time had the most missions of any agent pair. (Tawaki and IndeMaat are known to have published more missions than Jay and Acacia, and it is possible others have as well.)
It was originally posted on fanfiction.net, but was kicked off (quite unfairly, we believe). It found a new home on Philosopher At Large's website, Odd Lots, but that has since gone down. Fortunately, Miss Cam also archived the series, and almost all of it can still be found there—chapter twenty-one, "The Dark Elf," is missing. As of 2012, the complete series is archived at PPC: The Lost Tales.
The Original Series ended when Jay and Acacia retired in 2003 and left the PPC to its own devices. Jay has returned to the Board once, but only very briefly.