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Joined 07-23-06, id: 1097503, Profile Updated: 04-23-08
Author has written 14 stories for RENT, Village, and Doctor Who.

Hey,

My name's Emily, and besides attending college for English and Linguistics, 'Rent' is pretty much my life. So naturally, I have taken to fanfiction...

I've wedged myself into the genre of 'Mark and Roger friendship'. I'm pretty sure that's all I ever write.

I write as Mark in all my fics...he's my favorite...

My Mark's personality varies by story. He often rambles insightfully, but he is a narrator. He doesn't always shy away behind the camera, nor does he throw the camera aside and insist on being blunt. Roger tends to be the catalyst for that. I'm pretty sure you can't have Mark without Roger. Hence the friendship. Also, Anthony Rapp was the original- and will always be Mark to me.

I generally do not read M/R. But, with proper explanation a good writer can make it work, and make it work beautifully. In my opinion, they have such a strong friendship already that slash isn't necessary. Larson intended them to be roommates, not lovers. I'm also skeptical about OC's. I'm strictly orthodox when it comes to pairing. The storyline in general, really. If you haven't seen the '94 NYTW version, go find it. It's the Bible.

...Do I need a disclaimer? I'll go with the typical: I'm not Jonathan Larson. I don't own Rent. It would be fucking awesome to own Rent, but alas. I write fanfiction.

Hope you enjoy my stuff...

Author's Notes on RENT fics:

-The story 'Distance Between Me and What I See' is being collaborated on with rexmanningdays.

-Also, I am aware that Benny was pulled from the East Village location post-Rent, but for the story's sake in 'Fluoxetine Hydrochloride', I kept him employed as proprietor of the Avenue B apartments.

-'Digression' -- It's not 'Rent', but M. Night Shyamalan deserves a medal- and 'the Village' is probably my favorite love story/movie in general.

-Finally, I have decided to restart 'Strangers', beginning at chapter four...hopefully it'll work out as planned...

Author's Notes on 'Doctor Who' fics:

They're piling up fast!-

P.S. I'm a HUGE Ten/Reinette shipper...

-'Hydrogen, Helium, Heat' is a 10/Rose, just because way too much was left unsaid and unfinished following the events of 'Doomsday'.

-'Assimilation' is a Master/Rose fic, banking on John Simm's portrayal of the character, although in this story the Master has regenerated.

-'The Crow and the Dove' takes place during or after 'The Girl in the Fireplace'- it's up to you. I used this story to explore the darker, more selfish side of The Doctor, and to break open his supposed ambivalence to a life "on the slow path".

-'The Composure of a Courtesan' contains sex and violence, though not explicitly.

-'Ecclesiastes' also stirs up that darker, more selfish side of the Doctor, when he is forced into unfavorable circumstances.

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I Found A Reason by the-fraulein reviews
preRENT. Mark and Roger take on suburban upstate New York with a combination of pretension, artistic merit and sarcasm. Eventual MR. UPDATED 07.01.12... WHAT
RENT - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 86,015 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 120 - Updated: 7/1/2012 - Published: 4/1/2006 - Roger D., Mark C.
Out of the Rubble by catharticone reviews
When disaster strikes on a small planet, Rose and the Doctor lend a hand. But the personal consequences may reach further than either anticipated...
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,361 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 11/11/2007 - Published: 11/5/2007 - Complete
Why Choose Fear? by L. M. Ward reviews
So I actually sat down and wrote a fanfiction. It's pretty typical MarkOC, RogerMimi, MoJo and I think it's fairly well written. The rating's for language. Hope you guys like it.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 21,215 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/9/2007 - Published: 5/2/2006
Overrated by freedomfighter82 reviews
Mark and Maureen's relationship from the beginning. Covers a lot of ground.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,822 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 12/7/2006 - Published: 8/11/2006 - Maureen J., Mark C.
Move Along by Gilded Muse reviews
A series of shorts reflecting on how the other bohemians see their time with the filmmaker.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,155 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/17/2006 - Published: 8/25/2006 - Mark C. - Complete
Hometown Waltz by rexmanningdays reviews
”Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate old people, but working at a supermarket really tests your limits with the population in general.” TeenMarkRoger, but mostly focuses on Mark.
RENT - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,765 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/11/2006 - Mark C., Roger D. - Complete
But I'm Still Here by saltoftheearth reviews
Takes place during Goodbye Love. Mark's feels his world begin to spin out of control. My first story be kind!
RENT - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 59,178 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 9/5/2006 - Published: 6/6/2006 - Mark C.
It'll All Work Out in the End by UnnamedElement reviews
Complete. Previously Reflections in a Dirty World. Mark's having a difficult time accepting Roger's unexpected death, until a certain philosopher, a roomful of students, and the memory of a friend help him to move on.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,997 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/21/2006 - Published: 6/6/2006 - Mark C., T. Collins - Complete
Confessions by luvforsawyer reviews
Each Bohemian makes a series of confessions. Rating for self mutilation, drug use, and adult language.
RENT - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 16,679 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 8/20/2006 - Published: 7/1/2006 - Mimi M. - Complete
The Edge of Forever by rexmanningdays reviews
Mark and Roger live in the city. So does April. Wee. [RogerApril MarkRoger MarkApril]
RENT - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,396 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/4/2006 - Published: 7/28/2006 - April E., Roger D.
Fics by Brytnei reviews
A rewritten version of the song Rent that is basically an entire complaint to fics. Don't like, don't read.
RENT - Rated: K+ - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 510 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/3/2006 - Complete
Karma by Darth Bongo reviews
Teenage Alison is a bad, bad person who should really know better than to tease her cousin, Maureen.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,320 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 7/26/2006 - Alison G., Maureen J. - Complete
I Hate Christmas by Sargent Snarky reviews
Mark explains to a nurse exactly why he hates Christmas. postRENT by at least 40 years [entered in challege 2]
RENT - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,502 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/28/2006 - Mark C. - Complete
Patris Est Filius by PythonFan reviews
Roger Davis, looking far too healthy for a former heroin addict ten years into an AIDS diagnosis, was standing in his doorway. Could be a companion to Shelter from the Storm.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,702 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/18/2006 - Complete
The Effect of Pole Dancing on a Thursday Afternoon by PythonFan reviews
The sight that greeted her was astoundingly pathetic. She would’ve laughed if she had the energy.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,014 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/4/2006 - Complete
A Phone Call by the-fraulein reviews
It's been described as a crackfic. It's mostly Roger just being a jerk... to Mark's Mom. COMPLETED.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 866 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/22/2006 - Roger D., Mrs. Cohen - Complete
Down For The Count by Gilded Muse reviews
Mark always gets himself stuck in the middle.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,152 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/23/2005 - Mark C. - Complete
Love Alone by wmmhija reviews
RENTfic--Roger's dying. Series of eighteen related shorts inspired by the poetry of Paul Monette.
Misc. Plays/Musicals - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 7,189 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 4/24/2003 - Published: 3/28/2003
Running to Stand Still by wmmhija reviews
RENTfic--Roger contemplates April's death. Song from U2's 'The Joshua Tree'
Misc. Plays/Musicals - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,498 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/16/2003
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Bending Over Backwards reviews
Rose Tyler may or may not be a regrettable circumstance. Contemplative "first-kiss" scenario.
Doctor Who - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 581 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/2/2008 - Complete
Ecclesiastes reviews
Girl in the Fireplace- A.U. The Doctor begins to lose faith in himself.
Doctor Who - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 527 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/22/2008 - Complete
The Composure of a Courtesan reviews
The Girl in the Fireplace'- He must tempt himself before she is allowed to.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 688 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/20/2008 - Complete
The Crow and the Dove reviews
Girl in the Fireplace- The Doctor has imperious second thoughts about a life with Reinette. Interpret this how you'd like: whether it takes place within the hours he thinks he is trapped in the 18th century, or in an AU where he actually suffers that fate
Doctor Who - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,322 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/18/2008 - Complete
Assimilation reviews
The Master wakes up regenerated and disoriented in a 21st century slum somewhere in Britain, immediatley following his assassination aboard the Valiant and subsequent creamation. He is uncharacteristically mellow to the point of submission.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,335 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 1/2/2008 - Published: 11/30/2007
Hydrogen, Helium, Heat reviews
While in orbit around a supernova, the Doctor makes a fatal miscalculation... Post 'Doomsday'.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,756 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/9/2007 - Published: 11/4/2007
Strangers reviews
PostRent. There is so much more to Santa Fe than tumbleweeds and prairie dogs... REWRITTEN!
RENT - Rated: M - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,136 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 9/28/2007 - Published: 12/2/2006 - Roger D., Mark C.
Digression reviews
It's going to take a little more than a flimsy Teflon fence to keep Kevin out of the woods.
Village - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,532 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/17/2007
A Spinster, Subornment, and a Strip Club reviews
When Mark agrees to be Benny's best man, he is forced to question his loyalties and unintentionally instigates two momentous relationships.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,116 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/12/2007 - Published: 2/19/2007 - Mark C., Mimi M.
Distance Between Me and What I See reviews
AU. MR slash. Takes place in the 1950's. Mark's a Beatnik. Roger volunteers to fight in the Korean War. Collaboration with rexmanningdays. A tribute to Bohemia.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,054 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/11/2007 - Published: 10/2/2006 - Mark C., Roger D.
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride reviews
PostRent. Mark is one poignant s.o.b.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 19 - Words: 27,880 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 11/14/2006 - Published: 8/15/2006 - Mark C., Roger D. - Complete
Art For Art's Sake reviews
PreRent. Mark has a really, really serious debate with a stubborn, intellectual hobo...
RENT - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,903 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/2/2006 - Mark C., April E. - Complete
Thomas B Collins vs The Bear reviews
Mark learns never to leave Collins alone with the booze... especially without locking his bedroom door...
RENT - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,325 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 12 - Published: 8/31/2006 - Mark C., T. Collins - Complete
An Unconventional Introduction reviews
A teenage Mark Cohen is forced by his parents to take classes at his local community center for personal enrichment. He hates the very thought of enduring yet another three hour pottery class and decides to ditch.
RENT - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 30,217 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 8/12/2006 - Published: 7/27/2006 - Mark C., Roger D. - Complete