Author's Note.

By Erik Howlett.

Disclaimer: The following properties and titles used for this fanfiction is the sole properties of its creators/publishers/producers. I do not claim any of these characters or elements as my own, and am only writing this story as a leisurely past time and because I am a humble fan of all of these universes simply telling a story.

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Author's Note.

Hey gang, sorry for the delay on my updates and what not, but… Wait a sec, why am I apologizing? Everyone here knows what goes on inbetween my updates and what life's like for a college kid trying earn a degree while holding up a job in this Hell-hole of an economy of ours, and attempting to get his own ideas published while still trying to find time to update his stories in the wake of lacking inspiration while having upwards a million plotlines running through his head due to the curse of an overactive imagination. So everyone's up to speed on what I've been up to in the mean time, right? And everyone understands that I have my own life to work on while finding to time to write for both here and trying to write the script for my own manga and trying to get said manga published, right?

Good, now we're on the same page.

Anyhow, back to the business at hand. I have a lot of ideas that I haven't published yet, and that amounts to a lot of first chapters that allude to excellent ideas that I rarely find time to update or even post for that matter. Also, I find trouble maintaining a steady flow of inspiration for some of these. For example, as of late, I have lost any and practically all inspiration for my stories based in the Naruto fandom. It's not that I don't want to keep writing these stories, no far from it! I still love reading Naruto and look forward to each chapter released. It's just that, for some reason, I can't find the inspiration, or interest, to write on any them right now.

Still, I feel like I should at least give some of these their day in the sun so they can be seen and hopefully serve as inspiration for others in the future. And how knows, I may even get some free time in the future and be able to post them. While I may be focusing more of my energies into my schoolwork, my job, and the creation of my manga in hopes of getting it published, but I still plan on trying to work on these at some point. And, for those fans of my "Son Of The Metal" story, I will be updating it when I find time, which is sometimes lacking in the face of that thing called life, but I haven't forgotten about it. However, it is with a heavy heart that I must say that "Agenda-X" has reached its apex, as I have not the capacity in me to pen an epic of that magnitude.

So, that's basically the point of this AN. In any case, I hope you all can be understanding of this decision of mine and that I can hear from you again in the future. Please, no flames or outcries of "update soon" or anything to that nature. I'm swamped with stuff already as it is, I really don't like having people breathing down my neck about it. Besides, in the words of a great man, "I take a long time to do $#!+, be patient."

Also, I will be letting you guys know which of these I plan on allowing to be adopted, like "Faith In Fallen Angels" and "Comfort & Joy" have been. On a similar note, for those of you reading this on "Exiles: Shattered Mirrors, Broken Worlds," I would like to inform you that I have been rewriting this story to have more of a Marvel Comics angle to it, so I will be deleting it shortly to re-upload at a later date, once the prologue and first two chapters have been completed.

Well, hope that's cleared the air for some of you, and I wish you good luck with all your stories in the future. In the end, stay awesome and God bless…

-Erik Howlett.