Amaratta
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Joined 01-27-07, id: 1207640, Profile Updated: 07-28-13
Author has written 19 stories for Matrix, Teen Titans, Bleach, and Death Note.

"People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise."
W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

Welcome to my profile no matter what lures you here in the first place. Allow me to express my gratitude to everyone who has listed me as his/her favorite author or put my name on alert lists. Also, I’d like to thank to everyone who's read and/or reviewed any of my stories.

I really don't want to say much about me as a person since I believe that you can read who someone really is from the book they read (and if they write something, then you can also read them from their works.) Considering we're here on FanFiction.Net and I wrote several stories in a few fandoms, you probably know me (or at least, my views on some matters) from reading one or two of my stories.

As a reader, I don't really expect more than a story with a decent format and interesting storyline. As long as it keeps me entertain, I'm fine with it. Usually, I only review if I really like the story or if I find some huge flaws that I thought should be fixed, so I can't really say whether or not you should feel lucky that I reviewed your story. I just try to keep my reviews useful to other authors, but if you don't agree with my thoughts, then I respect your opinion.

As a writer, I'm certainly not the best, and though I only write for entertainment, I still want to improve my skill, so I welcome all sorts of feedback--flames included. Criticisms keep me on the ground and make me see my flaws. Flames just remind me how I can't please everybody and no matter how careful I am, I’ll accidentally step on somebody's toe sometimes. But like everyone else, I loved praises as well. They're good for ego boosting.


Announcement

(07/2013) -- Amaratta has created an account on AO3

Not that it needs to be announced really, since it's not like I use a different pen name or that I plan to stop posting my stories here on this site and permanently move there. It's just that I came to realize that I haven't updated my profile here since 23 June 2009 (which is 4 years ago), so I thought I'd add an announcement so that the last updated date of this page would be more recent. Besides, I was a little bored so I decided to check out that site and its platform.

(02/2009) -- Amaratta's decided to drop The Matrix and Teen Titans for good.

The Matrix has reached its 10th Anniversary and the fandom is almost dead at this point. While it could be argued that authors write for themselves, the traffics to the stories are just so slow it feels so lonely. Not to mention, the movies simply ended in a way that didn't leave many rooms for imagination, and I'm just not that creative. But on the good side, the fandom taught me to be patient while waiting for reviews and to cherish every response from readers whether it was positive or negative.

Teen Titans, while more active The Matrix seems to be, no longer inspires me. I've become rather bored with this fandom (blame it on the number of time it's been rerunning on Cartoon Network) and I've left that fandom for over a year now so I don't feel connected to the characters. So, for those who have read Cross and asked for a sequel, I'm truly sorry to say that there won't be one.

It's been a marvelous journey with both fandoms, but it's time to move on.

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Parent Teacher Conference by Scarbie reviews
While undercover in the living world, Zaraki has to go to a parent teacher conference to discuss Yachiru’s interesting take on a class assignment.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,976 - Reviews: 155 - Favs: 684 - Follows: 57 - Published: 11/19/2006 - K. Zaraki, Yachiru K. - Complete
If Only For a Moment in the Light by finalitylife reviews
Following Slade's return, Robin is completely lost about Raven. He doesn't know how to help her and she continues to pretend nothing is wrong. With the sudden arrival of a mysterious being, the end of everything closes in. Complete.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 38 - Words: 117,143 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/22/2005 - Published: 5/2/2005 - Complete
Lone Wolfe by Wilusa reviews
First of three very different sequels to the Raven series finale. This one is part of my main HL universe.
Highlander - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,295 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Published: 7/15/2002 - Duncan, Amanda - Complete
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From Afar reviews
[AU – Canon Divergence] He had vowed to find and then protect her. Now that she's found, he's determined to protect her without bringing her into the mess that was his life and his family affairs. But how far could he keep his distance when love has a tendency to draw a man close to his loved ones?
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 43,929 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 1/25 - Published: 5/11/2014 - [Byakuya K., Rukia K.]
Love Takes Time reviews
For some, it only takes one single moment to fall in love. For them, it'd probably take much longer for love to grow. A collection of ByaIchi vignettes featuring how they built their relationship up from scratch. Slash. Complete.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 17 - Words: 78,228 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 6/23/2013 - Published: 3/24/2012 - [Ichigo K., Byakuya K.] - Complete
Before The Rain Falls reviews
His heart ached at the sights of his friends lying in the rubbles of what had once been Seireitei's beautiful street. His only relief was that he could still feel their spiritual presences regardless of how weak those presences were. One-shot. Based on manga#512
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,798 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 15 - Published: 10/19/2012 - Ichigo K., Byakuya K. - Complete
Judas Kiss reviews
No matter how sweet and passionate their kisses might have been at times, in the end all they could ever be was nothing more than a Judas kiss. Oneshot.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,509 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/17/2011 - G. Ichimaru, S. Aizen - Complete
Affectional Experiment reviews
When he received a card supposedly signed by Ulquiorra, suggesting that they should be friends from then onward, Grimmjow thought it was some bad joke. Little did he know that he would end up as a subject to Ulquiorra's friendship experiment which would later turn into something far more than he could ever bargain for. Slash G/U *Complete*
Bleach - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 88,972 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 12/16/2011 - Published: 12/30/2010 - [Grimmjow J., Ulquiorra] - Complete
Swayamvara reviews
/Complete/ After the war, the Shihōins decide it's time to return to their former glory. How? By pressuring the head of the clan to settle down with some nobleman, of course. But since said head is Yoruichi, things might not be so simple.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 112,187 - Reviews: 806 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 8/4/2010 - Published: 6/11/2009 - Yoruichi S., Byakuya K., Mayuri K. - Complete
Lost and Found reviews
After Ulquiorra's demise, Grimmjow raided through Soul Society in hope that he might be able to find him again. Oneshot. GrimmUlqui
Bleach - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 16,062 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 9 - Published: 5/1/2009 - [Grimmjow J., Ulquiorra] - Complete
Late Night Rendezvous reviews
And later when Grimmjow watched Ulquiorra sleep peacefully by his side, he realized while they only agreed to a loveless affair, it wouldn't hurt to admit that he cared just a little. Oneshot GrimmUlqui Slash
Bleach - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,960 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/12/2009 - [Grimmjow J., Ulquiorra] - Complete
Why So Serious reviews
After running into Rukia and learning about how she wants a picture of a smiling Byakuya, Yoruichi is out to put a smile on that unexpressive face. Oneshot.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,144 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 12 - Published: 3/2/2009 - Yoruichi S., Byakuya K. - Complete
Haunted reviews
It's Halloween night, and Light believes he's being haunted by a certain detective.
Death Note - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,251 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/10/2008 - Light Y., L - Complete
Brief Reminiscence reviews
Do you ever wonder why Byakuya called Yoruichi by the term "demon cat"? Byakuya remembers why, perhaps far too well. Oneshot. Companion piece to Erstwhile Resonance but can stand on its own.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,430 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/15/2008 - Byakuya K., Yoruichi S. - Complete
Erstwhile Resonance reviews
In which Yoruichi paid Byakuya a visit at the Fourth Division in order to catch up with her 'favorite playmate' and see how much he had changed while they had been apart.
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,344 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/9/2008 - Yoruichi S., Byakuya K. - Complete
Hide and Seek reviews
He thought he had long buried his heart, yet all it took to bring it back to life was one shinigami with orange hair. Now he'd give anything not to feel that way. But even if he could hide from the world, could he truly hide from himself? ByaIchi Complete
Bleach - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,965 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 376 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 7/19/2008 - Published: 5/1/2008 - [Byakuya K., Ichigo K.] - Complete
Cross reviews
Finally Complete! Raven has a date. Robin is more than a little frustrated. The rest of the Titans are caught in the middle. And what is Red X doing back in town?
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 43,115 - Reviews: 224 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 1/18/2008 - Published: 7/6/2007 - Raven, Red-X, Robin - Complete
Good Advice reviews
When Robin shuts her off, Starfire comes to Raven for an advice, and who is Raven to tell her that even what seems to be the most perfect relationship has it flaws In Raven's POV Implied RobStar
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,437 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Published: 8/26/2007 - Raven, Starfire - Complete
My Heart Can't Tell You No reviews
Raven wasn't sure what to expect when Nightwing showed up at her apartment, asking random questions he should have already known the answers. NightwingRaven oneshot, interpret as you wish
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,975 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/16/2007 - Raven, Robin - Complete
Once Upon A Time reviews
Every end has its beginning. Morpheus took a long walk down a memory lane to how the journey started after he had seen how it ended. Complete
Matrix - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 29,844 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/4/2007 - Published: 3/28/2007 - Morpheus, Trinity - Complete
Illogical reviews
Things seemed to wrap themselves up in a good way after Trigon was defeated, but one thing still doesn't make sense in Raven's mind. RobRae Oneshot
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,572 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 2 - Published: 6/3/2007 - Robin, Raven - Complete
Reasons Why reviews
Take a look inside Cypher's mind during the moment he unplugged the Nebuchadnezzar's crews and see the reasons why he did what he did.
Matrix - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,578 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/31/2007 - Cypher, Trinity - Complete