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Author has written 20 stories for Final Fantasy VIII, and Dark Tower series.
FELIZ A CINCO DE MAYO!!! And yes, it is time for yet another update. I had intended to post something for Queen, but was on a roll with What Happens in Esthar so went with it instead. Shortish chapter this time, but I hope you all like it. So here is Chapter XIII for what happens in Esthar. Hockey. Cartoons. Sex. Yep, I'm weird. Enjoy!
UPDATE: 04/13/2013: FINALLY!!! I finally have a new chapter for What Happens in Esthar! Chapter XII (didn't feel like actually NAMING chapters in this story..). Mostly fluff, a bit of lemon and a hockey game. Or the start of one, anyway. Have fun folks and I'll work harder at getting the chapters done and posted in a more timely fashion. Next update?? dunno. Bells? Queen? I've made a start on a new chapter for Queen anyway, should probably come back to it lest you all think I've abandoned it. I'd never do that, my motto is "no story gets left behind. " Or something like that. anyway, enjoy!
UPDATE: 03/29/2013: YAY!! Another update for The Bells of Freedom, this one is Chapter 23: Waking the Dragon. I also finished my drawing for Twin-Lance's story, Waltzing in the Rain, but due to technical issues with my scanner, I'm not able to post it yet. Next update on the docket is for What happens in Esthar... I promise. Meanwhile, have a great weekend and enjoy your Good Friday/Easter/whatever holiday.
UPDATE: 03/16/2013: Sort of update. NEW STORY. Just a short one shot of an idea that I've had for a while, titled "Interview". What would happen to Squall if he fails to protect Rinoa and she, along with their daughters, is killed? A sort of experiment written from Squall's POV in the first person. Read, review...hope you all like it. Next update will be for Bells. Then What happens in Esthar... at some point.
ARRGHH!!! I just realized when I posted the story that the title didn't come through completely!! Can I have a do-over??
UPDATE: 03/05/2013: Update time! Finally! For What Happens In Esthar... Chapter XI. Aaaaand... yeah. There's sex. a lot of it. So, read it with someone you love...or lust after. and enjoy the lemony freshness. Whew! Now i've got to figure out which story I'm gonna update next. Bells? Queen? Well, in between those three stories I still have my drawings to do...and I've still one left for the WIBI stories for Twin-Lance...once i get something figured out I'll start posting the in progress pics on my twitter page. If you wanna know more about the artwork I'm doing you can check it out on my deviant Art page under *ronin-ai. Soooo...until the next update...enjoy!
by the way, my profile was getting kind of cluttered again, so I cleaned it up some.
AUTHOR'S NOTE: While I do not have anything against Yaoi, please, gentle readers, be aware that I do NOT write Yaoi. That is not my preference. I apologize for any confusion on that matter in anything that I've written or stated in my summaries. This is not to say that I never will, I just don't see that in any of the characters I deal with.
On another subject... If any of you have read ALL of my stories, you may get a sense that they link together in a sort of loose timeline. When I started out writing them, I wasn't deliberately plotting out a big, epic story. I just took little bits and pieces, wrote them and suddenly found that they were interconnected. I was prompted to add this note after a reader expressed interest in a reference to an earlier fic I had included in one of my recent stories.
IF you, the reader, are interested in reading them in chronological order, they are as follows:
1: Unbreakable (at AO3 only)
2. Hero of the day
4. Moonbeams and Dragon Wings
5. The Bells of Freedom (in progress)
6: Midnight in Balamb
7. The Monster Hunt
8. Gunblade practice /Gunblade Practice Redeaux (yes, i know its spelled REDUX. Sorry, I'm not french)
9. the wolf and the lion
10. spirit of the wind
11. On angel's wings
12. Mission Zero
13. Queen of Ice and Fire (in progress)
14. Bragging rights
15. Red Skies
16: A Bad Day Golfing
Alternate Universe (AU) stories:
1. What Happens in Esthar...
just a suggestion. I try to make each story stand on its own, but i am finding that they are becoming increasingly more intertwined with each other (with the exception of the AU story, that is..).
Basic info: I am female, american, single (and THINKING about looking...). I'm 40-ish, have two children, one dog, two cats (used to have a gerbil but my daughter gave it to her friend). Thus far, I've only written FF8 fanfics but IF inspiration hits (like for example, when I replace FFX, FFVII and FFXII and actually manage to PLAY them..)I might do others. I repurchased FFVIII a while back, and I've introduced it to both of my children. We are happily playing it again right now. another game that I've purchased but haven't had much time to get into is Dissidia Final Fantasy. I'm REALLY liking this game, but I agree with the critics who say that the story is a little weak. yeah, for a Final Fantasy game, it is. The gameplay is impressive however.
I actually have a job, which in this economy is something to be happy about. But that translates to very little personal time to pursue my interests such as writing, or anything else for that matter.
more info: I rent, not own. I have too many bills and not enough money, I enjoy fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, romance and true crime novels. I love loud, raunchy rock and roll, the more attitude the better! I've been divorced since feb 15, 2001 (yes, I know, ironic), and after my last relationship ended, BADLY, decided to just stop with the whole dating thing until I can get my head on straight. Tired of the BS.
so far.. not working. yeah, I have issues, and I'll see someone about them.. eventually.
I signed up to ffnet on the suggestion of a fan (ashbear, she's responsible for my being here... so you can either thank her or not...HOPEFULLY, you'll thank her. she's a very nice person..:). So far, I'm enjoying it, I really like some of the fics I've read, and was surprised at how many authors here I recognized from other sites such as RPGamer and the rpgffml mailing list. Upon signing up here, the first thing I did was re-read all of my old fanfics and cringe. then I revised and re-edited them, hopefully improving their readability. No, I didn't break the longer ones up into chapters though in hindsight, I should have. I didn't start out writing that way however. I just wrote until I was done. As you can see, I'm doing things a little bit differently with Bragging Rights.
in addition to my homepage, I maintain two blogs,, which is where I write stuff about my fanfics, writing, the creative process, and random weirdness, and , my Wordpress blog which contains thoughts, opinions, day to day stuff.. boring, mundane details of my life. I'm also on facebook (Afton Love, yes, that's my real name) and msn messenger (Ronin-ai, same as here), and twitter @RoninAi if anyone's interested. Anyone interested in taking a look at my artwork can see it on DeviantART, under *ronin-ai. If you really need to get ahold of me, email always works.
Hope you like my writing.. if you do, tell me, if you don't, tell me anyway. How else can I improve my writing unless the weaknesses that I've overlooked are pointed out to me?
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