Jensti
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Joined 08-23-06, id: 1120455, Profile Updated: 01-11-14
Author has written 3 stories for Yu-Gi-Oh.

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I'm English, female and in gainful employment as a school teacher. I actually teach English, which is a bit ironic as my spelling and grammar usage has always been on the slightly dodgy side. I'd like to think that I have improved a bit since I started teaching the rules to others and I've found that writing these stories has really helped too, so maybe I'm not a complete charlatan!

My emergence into the world of fan fiction began during the long and languid summer holidays (which are, on their own, a fantastic reason to join the teaching profession) when I would begin each lazy day by watching YuGiOh. That began a mild obsession with the show and especially Seto Kaiba. After a few cups of tea and a general mooch about the house I would then get on the computer and do some cyber-pottering, looking at pictures, reading story synopses, wondering why Seto ever had green hair - that type of thing. And then, one fateful day, I discovered a small site where people wrote original stories about the characters they liked... it was a revelation!

I wrote 'The Lift' in the final few weeks of the holidays, waking up each day with thousands of ideas in my head and going to bed each night with thousands of words under my belt. It proved to be unbelievably satisfying. I always enjoyed creative writing as a kid but hadn't actually done any since university. I rediscovered my love for it.

'The Lift' flowed very easily, it's a story that has its flaws and I would like to revisit it one day but at least it set the scene for everything that has followed (or will follow!). Seto is still my main inspiration, I find him fascinating and hope that I get across his multi-faceted personality in my stories. Mai Valentine is... well, let's face it, she's a bit abrasive isn't she?! I only introduced her in 'The Lift' as she seemed the best suited out of the few female characters in YuGiOh. Since that rather lack-luster inspiration I have grown to love her. I know a lot of people dislike her but (bear with me here!) I think she is much like Seto in many ways - just without the little brother, the cool aloofness and... oh, yes, the multi-million dollar company! Okay so there aren't that many obvious similarities, but she can hold her own and she can make Seto squirm a bit which makes her very good fun to write!

Following on from 'The Lift' is my current story 'The Chase' which is fully plotted in my head but I'm learning that this doesn't necessarily mean it will transfer easily onto the page. Having written my first story in a matter of weeks I've been surprised by how long this story is taking (three years and counting). Still, it can't always be the summer holidays, and kids will insist on having their homework marked, their reports written and their lessons properly planned... (damn them!)

I'm always pleased to get feedback and to give it too if you want to direct me towards anything.

Jen

Likes: Anything well written. I particularly like things where the author has tried to be a little different in terms of viewpoint, tense or situation. Experimentation has to be encouraged!

Dislikes: Glaring grammatical errors like 'im going to get him' or 'he done the wrong question'. I have an absolute loathing of the word 'writ' used as a replacement for written or wrote.

JULY 2009 UPDATE

The Chase is still ongoing and, despite some huge gaps inbetween the chapters I'm posting, it is something I constantly think about and even use as a mental distraction should I wake in the middle of the night from a bad dream! Working and being a mother is proving very detrimental to my little story but I've got a small window of opportunity built into the timetable next year which might just allow me a few hours every other week to be on my own and write. I hope it will work out that way.

I find myself constantly impressed with the readers who have stuck with me for so long with this story. Thank you all.

Jen

2014 UPDATE

I'm back!

So, The Chase has now been ongoing for seven years - SEVEN!! I don't know how it's taken so long but I'm guessing the two small children I now have (the eldest of which is 6) might have something to do with it. Having recently got back into the swing of writing I can honestly say I also don't know how I've kept myself away for this long either. I'm really really enjoying myself as I bring the fic to its conclusion at long last. My love for the characters hasn't diminished in all this time and, who knows, there may even be a second sequel in the offing if people seem interested.

It's been a real delight to get to know some of the people on this site and 'chat' about some of the nuances of writing and the characters. I never talk about my work or fan fiction or Yugioh with anyone in the 'real' world, so it's nice to have an outlet on something that's actually really important to me. I try not to beg for reviews but, let's face it, they're nice to get and, occasionally, they come at just the right moment to get me back behind a keyboard (or touchscreen as I mostly do my writing now). So get in touch!

Jen

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Paved with Good Intentions: Blue Eyes, Violet Eyes by Iced Blood reviews
Side-chapters and scenes for the "Paved with Good Intentions" universe, expanding on the themes of the main story in bite-sized chunks.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 74 - Words: 126,998 - Reviews: 400 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 5/25 - Published: 4/25/2011 - Mokuba K., S. Kaiba
Paved with Good Intentions by Iced Blood reviews
Life for the Kaiba brothers turned upside down when magic entered into the equation. But what happens after magic leaves? When the king from Ancient Egypt goes off to the afterlife, and everything turns mundane again, how can the Kaibas reclaim their lives? Who else will become embroiled in it? And most importantly, how long will it take to heal?
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 33 - Words: 141,767 - Reviews: 284 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 5/21 - Published: 8/19/2008 - Mokuba K., S. Kaiba
A Matter of Honour by AvidReaderAlso reviews
The Inu crew, Sesshoumaru, a mysterious and haunted lake, foreign visitors and... Naraku. The sequel to A Question of Faith [which, to avoid utter confusion, should be read first] is underway.
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 19 - Words: 109,103 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 12/22/2013 - Published: 4/27/2007 - Sesshomaru
s e c r e c y by pipecleanerFlowers reviews
Another excuse flew out of his mouth, and before they knew it, he was gone. Oneshot, Puppyshipping.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 790 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/22/2011 - K. Jounouchi, S. Kaiba - Complete
Water Over Stone by Estriel reviews
How do you get to a heart covered in stone? With constant tiny, tactful drops of warm water, and plenty of time. Seto Kaiba's chest is about to get rather wet... And the kitten helps too...S/T. Updated: 3rd January 2011.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 38,834 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 1/2/2011 - Published: 11/6/2005 - S. Kaiba, Anzu M.
Make You Sway by Chicary reviews
They reacquaint in a place of sin. A tug-of-war ensues until someone falls. Or lets go. Or both. SetoxMai: Arrogantshipping.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,574 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/10/2010 - S. Kaiba, Mai K. - Complete
Bad Water by Shakuhachi Jade reviews
Jounouchi travels to the Great Dismal Swamp to spend the summer before his senior year with some family he hasn’t seen in a while. Turns out he might be seeing more than just his family down in the bayou… Seto x Katsu; YAOI in later chapters. ON HIATUS.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,085 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 1/3/2009 - Published: 12/17/2008 - K. Jounouchi, S. Kaiba
Poison Apple by RobinRocks reviews
LxLight. Death Note with a Disney spin. Maybe their poison drenched love, this twisted fairytale of most wicked beauty, is all that matters, even when L is dragged back from his grave and faced with his poisoned apple again. Cowritten with Narroch.
Death Note - Rated: M - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 33 - Words: 357,768 - Reviews: 2777 - Favs: 1,962 - Follows: 652 - Updated: 12/25/2008 - Published: 10/1/2007 - L, Light Y. - Complete
Inescapable You by Ambivalence reviews
A notsoinnocent prank leaves Kaiba Seto and Jounouchi Katsuya collared and leashed together for an undeterminable time. Now they must learn to work together without killing each other first. Shounenai, yaoi, SxJ.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 139,972 - Reviews: 995 - Favs: 1,100 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 6/12/2008 - Published: 10/23/2004 - K. Jounouchi, S. Kaiba - Complete
The Mary Sue Curse by Sakurelle reviews
Sakurelle is the last of a race of Mary Sues persecuted for their canon spoiling customs. Bakura and Malik plan to use her to obtain the 'eighth Millennium Item' that often accompanies Mary Sue plots. And Kaiba...he just doesn't want to fall in love.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 52,006 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 2/24/2008 - Published: 8/1/2007 - Complete
Earning an Accolade by Iced Blood reviews
Twoshot character study. They don't understand just what he has at the end of the day, and he doesn't have the time to spare to make them understand.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,059 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 8/26/2007 - Published: 3/31/2007 - S. Kaiba, Mokuba K. - Complete
Thinking of Him by Miss. Miyazawa reviews
The relationship they now own is cold and uncertain, with no sign of rekindling love in sight. Mai ponders the reason why. A Mai x Seto story, but not quite...
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 29,096 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/6/2007 - Published: 4/18/2007 - Mai K., S. Kaiba - Complete
Identity V: End Phase by MyAibou reviews
Post canon. Every journey ends with a choice. Of the new paths before Yugi and his friends, which will they choose to follow?
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,916 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/15/2007 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
Identity IV: Battle Phase by MyAibou reviews
Post canon. Yugi, Kaiba, Joey, and Mai face Ramesses in a final showdown, but there is a high ante for entry into this Shadow Game.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 52,238 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/14/2007 - Published: 5/9/2007 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
Identity III: Main Phase by MyAibou reviews
Post canon. Yugi's personal battle comes to a head as the pieces begin to fall into place as to the true identity of Ramesses.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 66,185 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/9/2007 - Published: 5/6/2007 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
Identity II: Standby Phase by MyAibou reviews
Post canon. While the gang tries to find a way to save Atem's and Seto's souls, Yugi and Mai each face a more internal battle, and Kaiba meets someone familiar.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 75,887 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 5/6/2007 - Published: 5/1/2007 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
Brother by Silver Hunteress reviews
Kaiba Corps' CEO deals with the loss of his brother... I suck at summaries... Just read it please? Rated K Warnings None Oneshot
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 346 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/29/2007 - Mokuba K. - Complete
Second Face by whitesakura reviews
Let me tell you something – Niisama is not perfect. Mokuba POV.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 863 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/22/2007 - Mokuba K., S. Kaiba - Complete
Blood Ties by AvidReaderAlso reviews
The Inu no Taisho died the same night his hanyo son was born. How did the passing of this mighty taiyokai affect those who survived him?
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,233 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/6/2006 - Published: 10/30/2006 - Sesshomaru - Complete
Revival II: Shadow Games by MyAibou reviews
After the tournament takes a potentially deadly turn, the gang learns they might be facing a new kind of Shadow Game. End of series spoilers. YxT, JxM, mild MKxRH, hints at TTxSxDD. Edited to fix the Pharaoh's name. Blame Lucidscreamer.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 73,089 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/28/2006 - Published: 11/30/2005 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
A Question of Faith by AvidReaderAlso reviews
Pursuit of a demon diverts the companions from the search for Naraku while the report of an explosion and intriguing foreign magic brings Sesshoumaru into the picture. Meanwhile, an ancient evil awakens...
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 124,292 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 7/17/2006 - Published: 6/3/2006 - Sesshomaru - Complete
Shattered by Magnusrae reviews
Zhao captures Aang and Zuko loses everything. Without his ship, his men or even his Uncle, how does the Prince react? Poorly.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 67,998 - Reviews: 246 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 3/15/2006 - Published: 12/15/2005 - Zuko - Complete
Revival III: Into the Shadows by MyAibou reviews
Yugi and his friends go after Rex and Weevil and try to find answers about who brought them here and why... End of series spoilers. YxT, JxM, mild MKxRH, hints at TTxSxDD Edited to fix the Pharaoh's name. Blame Lucidscreamer.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 90,130 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 12/4/2005 - Published: 12/2/2005 - K. Jounouchi, Mai K., Yūgi M., Anzu M. - Complete
Revival I: The Tournament by MyAibou reviews
Two years after graduation, a Duel Monsters tournament brings the whole gang together again... End of series spoilers. YxT, JxM, mild MKxRH, hints at TTxSxDD. Edited to fix the Pharaoh's name. Blame Lucidscreamer.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 67,504 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 11/30/2005 - Published: 11/29/2005 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, Mai K. - Complete
Revival Prologue: Paradox by MyAibou reviews
After the Ceremonial Battle, Yugi and Téa cope with their loss before they all graduate high school and go their separate ways... End of series spoilers. YxT. Edited to fix the Pharaoh's name. Blame Lucidscreamer.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,864 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 13 - Published: 11/29/2005 - Yūgi M., Anzu M., K. Jounouchi, H. Honda - Complete
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The Chase reviews
Following 'The Lift' incident, Mai and Seto need to work out how things stand between them. If you fancy reading a light hearted romantic comedy without too much angst - you might enjoy this! Sequel to 'The Lift'
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 86,076 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 2/1/2014 - Published: 10/5/2006 - Mai K., S. Kaiba
Stolen reviews
When Mokuba learns that Gozoburo has stolen the technology that Seto created and has passed it off as his own, he imagines his brother will be furious. Seto's reaction however, shows that it is not just his ideas that have been taken from him. One shot.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,838 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/5/2007 - Published: 2/4/2007 - S. Kaiba, Mokuba K. - Complete
The Lift reviews
Seto and Mai. A confined space. If you want to see how they get on and if you enjoy light-hearted romantic/comedies then you may enjoy this. Give it a go!
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 20,551 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 10/31/2006 - Published: 8/26/2006 - Mai K., S. Kaiba - Complete