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Author has written 21 stories for Avatar: Last Airbender, One Piece, Star Wars, Young Justice, That '70s Show, Split, Vampire Diaries, Harry Potter, Misc. Books, and Misc. Movies.

greetings, I'm Joy! I ship a lot of unpopular pairings but that's what fanfiction is for right? to explore ideas the original source didn't.

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Elements of Burglary by WickedlyEmma reviews
"The only thing I miss is you being out of my life," she bites out, and they're about three leagues from being convincing, "I wish I never met you." "Do you?" Jackson questions, "Or are you just afraid of the way I make you feel?"
Red Eye - Rated: M - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,146 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/8/2021 - Published: 6/5/2021 - [Jack R., Lisa R.] - Complete
A Sorrowful Sequel by Iwillsingyoulullabys reviews
"You'll never touch our fortune." Klaus snapped. The grin slipped from Olaf's face as a terrible expression crossed it. Still staring at Klaus with those wild angry eyes, he slowly snaked his arm around Violet's shoulders. She flinched. "Oh, Klaus." He said softly. "I think you'll find I can touch anything I like." The Marvellous Marriage has succeeded.
Series Of Unfortunate Events - Rated: M - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 27 - Words: 65,833 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 6/6/2019 - Published: 2/19/2019 - Violet B., Klaus B., Sunny B., Count O. - Complete
you tell me (life isn't that hard) by TolkienGirl reviews
Damon, at least, has long since known that they write their own stories. (Gods and demons always do.) [Damon, Delena, season 2-ish character study.]
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 828 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/10/2017 - [Damon S., Elena G.] - Complete
Lost and Found by dreamsinwords001 reviews
Zoro, a soldier, returns home after many months missing in action to find that his fiance has no memory of him. Amnesia AU.
One Piece - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,378 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 4/2/2017 - Published: 8/21/2015 - Nami, Zoro, Strawhat Pirates
Stolen Moments by dreamsinwords001 reviews
A collection of one-shots centered around our favorite swordsman and navigator.
One Piece - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 34,523 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 3/28/2017 - Published: 3/7/2015 - Zoro, Nami
Forget Me Not by diamonds to dust reviews
The press of curved silver against her cheek. Sharp. Blood pulsing under the skin. And beneath that, dizzying ecstasy, a kind of sickening thrill. The whisper of breath against her mouth, cool and metallic. "Wendy."
Peter Pan - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 128,771 - Reviews: 638 - Favs: 770 - Follows: 491 - Updated: 11/1/2016 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Captain Hook, Wendy D. - Complete
Sleeping by El loopy reviews
Damon watches Elena sleep. Set in the early stages of the first season. Drabble. Delena. Oneshot.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 112 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Elena G., Damon S. - Complete
rivers needs springs and you are his ocean by gsdlover1623 reviews
She finds something in his mind. {aquamartian}
Young Justice - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 946 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/12/2013 - Kaldur/Aqualad, Megan M./Miss Martian - Complete
Of Mistletoe and Stolen Thimbles by Kittie Darkhart reviews
He'd captured her. Again. Although whether it was for his own selfish pleasure in taking her away from those whom she loved during such a special occasion or for another reason entirely, she had yet to determine, since a Christmas spent on the Jolly Roger was the last thing she could've imagined, let alone wanted.
Peter Pan - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,595 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 11 - Published: 12/21/2012 - Captain Hook, Wendy D. - Complete
Crossing the Line by A Pisces Alone reviews
A prelude to Red Eye from Jackson's perspective, detailing his surveillance of Lisa after six weeks. Part II: movie events...with a twist. Part III: the aftermath of the flight... what really might have happened.
Red Eye - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 31 - Words: 86,375 - Reviews: 713 - Favs: 413 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 2/9/2012 - Published: 6/15/2006 - Jack R., Lisa R. - Complete
The Better Man by Nymphadora reviews
Two moments in the relationship between Damon and Elena leading to just past the mid-season finale.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,730 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/5/2011 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Perfumes of Arabia by diamonds to dust reviews
On a sultry night in Agrabah, Jafar reflects on the charms of a certain princess…
Aladdin - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,974 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/11/2011 - Jafar, Jasmine - Complete
Into the Tomb by waitingondelena reviews
Damon loved Katherine, and for a century his only objective was seeing her again. So how does he feel when he finds she wasn't there waiting for him? And what did the Elena gave him mean? One shot, Damon's POV of the tomb scene in 1x14 Fool Me Once.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,555 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/24/2011 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Talk Is Cheap by waitingondelena reviews
How did Damon manage to get Elena's number anyway? We never really found out. But it's all explained in this one-shot. Takes place between 1x7 Haunted and 1x8 162 Candles.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,455 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/23/2011 - Elena G., Damon S. - Complete
Unholy Flames by diamonds to dust reviews
If she would not come willingly to him at the threshold of heaven, then he would pursue her into hell… Frollo visits Esmeralda in her prison. Oneshot.
Hunchback of Notre Dame - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,915 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 18 - Published: 6/8/2011 - C. Frollo, Esmeralda - Complete
Jackson Rippner: Guide and Owner's Manual by Mischief11 reviews
Sick of washing blood out of clothes? Wonder why he is always reaching for your neck? Sick of threat? Read the manual for help!
Red Eye - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 774 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/24/2011 - Jack R. - Complete
from order, chaos by Jade Sabre reviews
When Hades finally frees himself from the river of death, he discovers an unexpected visitor in his abode with revenge on her mind and sorrow in her heart. A Meg/Hades fic, of a sort.
Hercules - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,661 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 154 - Follows: 38 - Published: 1/8/2011 - Hades, Meg - Complete
The Weight of Us by only-more-love reviews
Lying - to herself and to her family and friends - is an art. Takes place post-2x10: The Sacrifice - later that night.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,014 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/7/2010 - Elena G., Damon S. - Complete
Speaking a Dead Language by only-more-love reviews
His lips against her forehead are a benediction... A tag for the final Damon/Elena scene in 2x8.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 495 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/5/2010 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Dirty Little Secret by only-more-love reviews
A tag for a Damon/Elena scene in 2x10. More detailed summary in the story, so no one is accidentally spoiled.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 674 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/3/2010 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Left Me Blind by only-more-love reviews
Just a tiny morsel of a tag for the rescue scene in 2x08. Damon/Elena.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 356 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/2/2010 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Soldier Boy by only-more-love reviews
In this war, he won't be a deserter. Damon/Elena.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 688 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/1/2010 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Being Human by only-more-love reviews
Damon is a simple monster... Drabble. Spoilers through 1x03: Friday Night Bites
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 185 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/18/2010 - Damon S. - Complete
Of Course It's Always Stefan by waitingondelena reviews
The Damon and Elena kiss from episode 2x01, The Return, only this time, you get to read it from Damon's point of view.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,552 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/27/2010 - Damon S., Elena G. - Complete
Was blind but now I see by cuthalion reviews
This was written directly after watching the first episode of Season 2, and there be spoilers. Elena's thoughts after Damon's sudden, cruel meltdown.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,187 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/14/2010 - Elena G., Stefan S. - Complete
Blue Ribbon Fading by ms. commas and ampersands reviews
A meeting between Mai and Katara turns into a confrontation with devestating consequences.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,902 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/3/2009 - [Zuko, Katara] Mai - Complete
red wine by lady-bluebeard reviews
violet/olaf - he seems drunk on wine, or something else altogether.
Series Of Unfortunate Events - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 663 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/22/2007 - Count O., Violet B. - Complete
Symbiotic by pixie paramount reviews
When he kisses her, she thinks of anyone but him. — Violet/Olaf. Oneshot.
Series Of Unfortunate Events - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,031 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/11/2006 - Violet B., Count O. - Complete
Pre And Post by March reviews
Before the red eye flight, he watches her. After, he longs to make her cry again.
Red Eye - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,286 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/16/2005
Hard To Say It by Sawyer Eppes reviews
[OneShot] He came to her with a proposition that she knew she had no other choice but to accept. [JacksonLisa]
Red Eye - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,191 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/16/2005 - Complete
Uncertain by Random-Battlecry reviews
Another one shot, once again highlighting the LisaJackson pairing. Takes place after the movie's end, and is heavier in content and intent. Enjoy!
Red Eye - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,807 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 20 - Published: 8/30/2005 - Complete
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ablaze when we touch
each time, she knows him a little better. each time, he claims another piece of her. (three kisses - three prompts - three drabbles)
One Piece - Rated: K - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 330 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/17/2022 - [Zoro, Nami] - Complete
even if everything is all wrong
Harry's nightmares are canon. Hermione comforting him isn't. (set somewhere during Book 5: The Order of the Pheonix - a harmony ficlet)
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 244 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/17/2022 - [Hermione G., Harry P.] - Complete
your blood is worth more than a thousand words reviews
"Why did you do it?" - He met her searching eyes with steel. "I follow my captain." - "You should be dead." - He shrugged, crossing his arms across his bandaged chest. "I'm not." (Post Arlong Park, Nami says thank you)
One Piece - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,177 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/16/2022 - [Nami, Zoro] - Complete
borrowing from tomorrow with no plans to pay it back reviews
"Robin! Dance with us! Dance! Come on!" - "I don't know how to dance Captain." - "It's easy. Look," and he began. (or that bonfire with the wolves on Skypiea)
One Piece - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 762 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/16/2022 - [Luffy, Robin] - Complete
no matter what I do it still cuts me
Luffy asks a strange question: "Do you ever wonder why we get sad?" (luro fluff)
One Piece - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 329 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/21/2022 - [Luffy, Robin] - Complete
words that stay between us
[KINGDOMS OF THORN AND BONE] It's been four months since they last saw each other, Aspar is shocked to learn that he's a father! Winna is more concerned with whether or not he's been faithful. Will they be able to talk through their problems? Or will Aspar's habit of dodging serious conversations get in the way? (Aspar/Winna)
Misc. Books - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Published: 9/21/2022
and the world is empty
[PARADISE HILLS] She sees the brokenness anew in other ways too. Nothing will replace what she has lost. (an amarna/uma almost drabble)
Misc. Movies - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 405 - Published: 9/21/2022 - Complete
sorry has many names and still I can't say it
[ASHTOWN BURIALS - N.D. WILSON] It's late, Antigone is studying. It's late, Nolan is watching. (Or, Nolan wants to tell her she's important too.)
Misc. Books - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,555 - Published: 9/21/2022 - Complete
tired tired tired eyes
"Remus, Remus, come back!" Hermione cries, but Lupin does not.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 119 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/21/2022 - Hermione G., Remus L. - Complete
tell you a secret? I like the way you look at me reviews
(S1E18) Damon had one motivation in death: free Katherine. "The last I saw her was Chicago. 1983. She knew where you were Damon. She didn't care." Now that he has nothing to be dead for, he finds solace in the living breathing girl with Katherine's face.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,758 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/21/2022 - [Damon S., Elena G.] - Complete
with each step
His footsteps sound her funeral march as her heartbeats fade.
Star Wars - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 341 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/21/2022 - Obi-Wan K., Padmé Amidala - Complete
stormy weather makes for rocky waves reviews
When Jet walks back into her life after a decade, she can't believe his timing. She's married now, unhappily but married all the same. He was the one who chose to leave and she hasn't looked back since. She must face the question: Is an unhappy relationship worth fixing? Are memories enough reason to stay? And if they are, which memories should she choose? (zutara office/modern au)
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,259 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 4/21/2021 - Published: 10/17/2020 - [Katara, Zuko] Jet
while the waves rock, you sleep reviews
Luffy wakes after a nap on the deck and finds Robin is there too. (short, soft, sweet! luro / lurobin)
One Piece - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,311 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 12/30/2020 - Published: 7/24/2019 - [Luffy, Robin] - Complete
like a panicked prayer reviews
"Each inhale and exhale was a struggle. His fingers spasmed as he squeezed his eyes closed, a vein pulsing in his throat. He stood, turning on his heel and facing the hard brick wall. He waited as fluttering-tight breaths escaped his throat like a panicked prayer." OR Dennis asks Casey for her sweatshirt. (rated for content of the movie)
Split - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,827 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/12/2020 - Dennis, Casey C.
rain makes the best coffee creamer reviews
grey rain, coffee creamer, her sweet laugh. Zuko tries not to let his gaze linger, but he can't help adoring her. - early morning - hella aesthetic - very chill and sleepy vibes - best of all: gloomy Zuko -
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,401 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/17/2020 - [Katara, Zuko]
birthday kiss reviews
s04e23 Hyde's Birthday: "Damn, Jackie, stop kissing other guys!" - a simple look into Hyde's reaction to the kiss.
That '70s Show - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 642 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/17/2020 - [Jackie B., Steven H.] - Complete
baked goods for a gloomy heart
Kaldur's feeling down. M'gann offers him some cookies. The cookies are missing. Aaaaaand who would have guessed? When Kaldur helps out things end up edible! - A short and lighthearted look into a random day in the Cave. - Aquamartian - Season 1 -
Young Justice - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,523 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/2/2019 - Kaldur/Aqualad, Megan M./Miss Martian - Complete
I'd say yes but you wouldn't want me anyway reviews
Padme struggles with her feelings about a passionate kiss that left her breathless. The problem? The man she actually wants won't even look at her. - Or in shipper terms: a look at the Obidala leg stroke - angst - onesided relationship -
Star Wars - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,965 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2019 - [Obi-Wan K., Padmé Amidala] Anakin Skywalker - Complete
that way love hits you reviews
during a soccer scrimmage with his college team, Zuko finds himself literally struck by love! one might also call it a soccer ball. - zutara / oblivious pinning / sports au
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,485 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/26/2019 - [Zuko, Katara] - Complete
midnight kiss reviews
Katara studies Zuko's scar as he sleeps. - zutara - quick drabble - fluff/kind of angst? I can't decide - essentially au -
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 366 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/9/2019 - [Zuko, Katara] - Complete
hands that hold mine reviews
"He felt at peace and it was like the ocean breeze, calm and sweet. His arms wrapped fully around her waist holding her as close to himself as he could. Never before would he have been able to just stand still like this. Not before her. He would never have been content to be still before." drabble - fluff - post show (if they had gotten together) - zutara
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 592 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/25/2018 - [Zuko, Katara] - Complete