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Author has written 17 stories for Stargate: SG-1, Harry Potter, Naruto, Fullmetal Alchemist, Animorphs, Dresden Files, Eleventh Hour, Smallville, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Highlander, X-Men, Lord of the Rings, Bleach, Supernatural, Danny Phantom, Yu-Gi-Oh, Yu Yu Hakusho, and Star Trek: 2009.
Notes to Authors:
If you are one of those who's seeing who has placed you on a favorites list--I just want you to know, anything listed under my favorite stories must be well written and have something at least resembling a plot. If it's interesting enough, I might overlook poor spelling/grammar, but even great plotlines can only distract me so far. I was raised on proper grammar, though I've gotten out of the stiff, formal, archaic speech... mostly.
If you have managed to make my favorite authors list, good for you! Your work must be either exceptional for a new author with only one or two stories or overall consistently good. If you have several stories posted, I generally have to like at least two thirds of them before I am willing to favorite.
Notes to Readers:
I have little time these days, but am intending to (one-by-one) rewrite most of my old works. The rewrites will be posted under similar names.
If all else fails, there's always hope, faith, and blind luck!--unknown
“You weren’t paying attention. Besides, the best way to win an argument is to knock the other person out.”--18 yr old Edward Elric to 16 yr old Edward Elric, from Time, by Lea Cat
If life gives you lemons... take 'em, 'cus, hey! Free lemons!--a friend (read: lemon addict).
"I never argue with an idiot. They drag me down to their level, and then beat me with experience."--Hiei, commenting on Yusuke to Kurama, from Pure Blood, Half Blood, by Kurosaisei.
"... It's like searching for a needle in a stack of needles."--Lust, FMA episode The Truth Behind Truths, English dub.
Whoever said nothing was impossible has obviously never tried slamming a revolving door--unknown
I’ve lost myself. I’ve gone to find myself. If I return before I get back, please tell me to wait there! P.S. I haven’t lost my mind. It’s backed up on a floppy.--unknown
“Outnumber this, you odd manifestation of post-human consciousness!”--Maddie, Phantom of a Doubt, by PotterPhan21
“Oh sure, cheating on a test actually ends the world one time, and you just can’t let it go."--Tucker, Complications, by HiddenAuthor
"If your outgo exceeds your income, your upkeep will become your downfall."--Dave Ramsey--and don't ask.
"Maybe Logan was right about one thing. Maybe I should choose a birthday... how about yesterday? Born yesterday, and the best thing is I have a whole year not to think about it."--Max, Dark Angel
“I’m a ghost, my dad rigged our car to shoot death rays, my mom’s hotdogs attack people, and my cousin is a puddle in the basement. What’s weird?”--Danny, Hopes, by HiddenAuthor
As the portal closed shut, the two canine ghosts nodded at each other and commenced in starting a prison riot.--The Impossible Murder, chapter 10, by Billie Jukes
"Sanity!? Sorry, but I don't remember having such a useless thing in the first place." -- Zaraki Kenpachi, Bleach episode 51, English sub
"Four of you have tried to kill me in the past and one of you succeeded!" -- Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean, At World's End
“Yeah, well, I think the Queen of England a shape-shifting vampire from Egypt. Guess everyone crazy in their own way.”--Esta, Some Things are Free, chapter 6, by em-witchwood.
"It was brilliant. Threw more insults than Snape on a bad day. I don't think I've ever seen Rita Skeeter run that fast."--Ron, referring to Dumbledore throwing reporters out of Hogwarts, The Marriage Stone, by Josephine Darcy.
"Oh, Merlin. Next time Albus asks for a favor, I'm running away from home."--Severus Snape, The Marriage Stone, by Josephine Darcy.
"I'll have you know I walk in the moonlight all the time," Severus informed him, affecting a look of indignation. "Granted it's mostly to hand out detentions but it still counts."--The Marriage Stone, by Josephine Darcy.
"I enjoy sarcasm. So should you."--Severus Snape, Union of Doom, by Steppenwoelfin.
"The thing I don't get is why they call it a Depression. I mean, everybody's broke, but they're not really all that depressed."--Max, Dark Angel, Pilot episode.
"Hermione, don't poke logic-shaped holes in my reasoning."--Harry (letter), Dear Order, by SilverWolf7007.
Not for sale, rent, or eBay. -- Note added to most fan-subbed anime. I find it amusing.
Nunquam lamiae morde me dice. - Never say 'bite me' to a vampire. --Anonymous
Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone. -- Egyptian proverb.
It is better to be silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.--I've always thought that was a cute proverb. And often sadly true.
"I put my heart and soul into my work and have lost my mind in the process."--Vincent Van Gogh
Do you love chemistry? Do you go all soft and squishy in your biology class? Do you wish you could somehow take them both at once? (Are you out of your mind?)--A bit of The Princeton Review's online intro to Biochemistry.
Always be who you are. Those who matter don't care and those who care don't matter. --Anonymous
Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the Ark and professionals built the Titanic.-- Again, Anonymous.
If I could get a firm grip on reality... I'd choke it. -- Don't know who came up with it, but I thought it was amusing.
English: A language that lurks in dark alleyways, beats up other languages, and rifles through their pockets for spare vocabulary.--bastardized quote, James D. Nicolle
"Hermione!" he cried happily, flipping upright and grinning at the girl.
Said girl paled. She took one looked at the crazed gleam in his eyes and the too bright smile and decided she wanted none of it. She promptly turned on her heels and exited the way she had just come. Not one to be deterred, Harry merrily skipped after her.
Twenty minutes later, Hermione found herself resigned to the inevitable and smuggling a sheep into the Great Hall.
Classes were canceled and the entire staff spent the rest of the day combing the castle looking for sheep. One had been found in the dungeons with the number four painted on its side. Another was found in Hagrid's garden, happily chewing on his cabbages, with the number one. Sybil Trelawney tripped over Number Five who mysteriously appeared in her personal quarters. Number Two was finally captured after leading a flustered McGonagall on a spirited chase around the Great Hall. Apparantly, they were magic resistant sheep and had to be corraled manually. The search for the missing Number Three continued well into the night. It never occurred to anyone that there was no Number Three.
An excerpt from Curse of Fate by Mistress Nika.
“Listen to me very carefully, Potter. If my aunt acquires one of those puppies for you and it gets within slobbering distance of my home… I assure you, the day my aunt leaves town there would be a new batch of Longevity Draught brewed by nightfall.”
Cocking his head to the side, Harry stared at Snape puzzled.
Severus sighed and rolled his eyes heavenward. “That would have been a more effective threat had you paid attention long enough in my class to discover that the main ingredient in Longevity Draught is ground puppy-dog spleen.”
An excerpt from Mistletoe, by Forever and then some.
"When I told Dad I was afraid of the thing in my closet, he gave me a .45."
"Well, what was he supposed to do?"
"I was nine years old!"
A scene snippet from Supernatural, conversation between Sam and Dean Winchester. Pilot episode.
“Alright, so you basically shocked them to death, nearly killed them all, banished their King, disturbed all their pretty little ideas and to sum up turned their world upside down.”
“Excellent! Great job, boy!"
An excerpt from The Dragonmasters by Naia.
Bilbo catches him by the chin and turns Thorin’s face to his. He is frowning and is sitting with one hand braced on his knee. “Thorin Oakenshield, did you get soused on mead and marry me underneath Beorn’s staircase?”
“I may have done that. Yes.”
The better part of two lines from Gardening by The Feels Whale on AO3
“I cannot believe you’re coming to me with this,” Ed muttered, rubbing his forehead tiredly. His hair was a mess of flaxen tangles that were clearly the product of having agitated fingers run through it one too many times. “You do realize I’m more than a decade your junior, right?”
“And was orphaned at a very young age, performed human transmutation, spent most of my youth running around searching for a way to reverse its effects, never really had time to delve into the arcana of social norms and niceties.”
“And have no experience with the happy state you hope to enter into eventually, nor its attendant familial obligations. That’s Al’s thing.”
“And am currently involved in a relationship that is unlikely to ever reach said happy state, despite an abundance of commitment.”
“And have never, in anyone’s wildest dreams, been heralded as the epitome of grace, tact and subtlety?”
Ed sighed with exaggerated patience. “Then let me put it very bluntly: why are you asking me for advice on how to proceed with your love life again?”
An excerpt from Full Circle, by Nike Femme. It's a Full Metal Alchemist fic, somewhat AU, and very well written. I reccommend it to anyone who has seen the entire series--or doesn't mind mild spoilers. Mostly self-explanatory, to anyone who doesn't know the series and wants to read it anyway, but possibly confusing on history-related points.
Take note, from a religious standpoint, male/male and/or female/female relationships are something I don't precisely approve of, I also believe that God made people with free will for a reason, and it is therefore not my place to dictate other people's beliefs and actions. In this, I follow the Wicca proverb-- "As it harms none, do as ye will." I have friends that are homosexual or bi, and this does not bother me. God gave them the right to choose, and, while it is mentioned once or twice in the Old Testemant that such relationships are frowned upon, forgiveness and tolerance are much more emphasized--take a guess as to which I think people should pay more attention to.
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