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Joined 03-24-07, id: 1245047, Profile Updated: 04-20-16
Author has written 5 stories for Medal of Honor, EndWar, Freedom Fighters, and Assassin's Creed.


Age: 23

Residence: Texas

Languages: English, Spanish, Chinese

Hobbies: Running, writing, researching areas of historical interest, competitive shooting.

Favorite Music: AC/DC, Dropkick Murphys, Shinedown, 3 Doors Down, Queen, The Offspring, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and the Assassin's Creed scores, among others.

Favorite Authors: Too many to count, but I have works by Tom Clancy, Dante, Dan Brown, David Kilcullen, Max Boot, Clausewitz, Clive Cussler, and David Weber, among others.


Well, the bio above basically gives you the basics me. For the most part, I'm just your run of the mill guy who occasionally writes a few pieces of fan fiction, usually in the game genres. Started my entire endeavor writing MOH stories, but I've been branching out into more modern or esoteric stuff, like Halo or Freedom Fighters. The writing bursts are on-again, off-again, so I can't promise updates on anything approaching a regular basis. I've read just about anything and everything, from The Iliad to the Divine Comedy, from Last of the Mohicans to Harry Potter; basically, anything I lay my eyes on. If you want someone to perform a once-over for your writing, I'd be more than happy to give it a go.

Also, a note about some of the references that may pop up in my writing: I was recently commissioned an officer in the US Army, and so there will be some very unusual and in-depth analyses of some military elements in later stories. That, and the typical humor my section, or 'shop' displays.

QUOTES From movies, books, TV shows, and, of course, my shop.

-When I tell you to run up a f#cking tree, you go run up a f#cking tree!--XC team captain, high school

Victory in combat is like sex with a prostitute.--Karl Marlantes, Matterhorn

"You just set off gaydar across the entire North Atlantic seaboard."--Tony, NCIS

-"Banner is the village priest in our hypothetical 1500s English Village. Peter is the village idiot"-AP Euro teacher. "But sir, the village idiot has all the fun!"-Me

-If you wanted it easy, Sergeant, you should have joined the Air Force--Endwar

-Puritanism: The fear that someone, somewhere, somehow, is having fun.

-"Kill it with fire!" Camp Wanocksett Waterfront director (Yes, I'm a Boy Scout. Get over it.)

-"A slap to the face is an insult...to the back of the head, a wake-up call."--Gibbs, NCIS

- "Yeah, I'm in charge for now till Sergeant T gets back...wait, he's my boss?! EVERYONE SHUT UP!"--SGT M.

"Come on sir, don't be that kind of officer...oh, you broke the cabinet. Don't be that kind either"--SPC H.


Untitled Project: A Jormungand project examining an AU: What if Koko had an intelligence officer aside from Tojo on her staff, and who convinced her, ever so gradually, to divert from her goals? What would the world look like?

Through a Glass Darkly is on indefinite hiatus, pending time to actually work on it. I may start another project on a totally different tack.

My Endwar short story, focusing on the experiences of American and Euro troops in the Fall of Moscow, 2023. Might lead to an EndWar series
--11/15/10: "The Three Block War" was a one-shot. Will update at earliest opportunity to reflect that

-My Freedom Fighters story, focusing upon a high-school student who becomes an accomplished sniper, and must balance love, war, and school in order to survive.
--11/15/10: "Courer de Bois" is on hold, pending further inspiration and revision. It's bogging down in the details.

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My Neighbour is a Spartan by Razzika reviews
The war is over, the Flood are dead, and the Covenant dissolved. Now retired, John must find his place in the world. With a little help from a certain few, he will find peace, love, friendship, and finally be able to live. Or will humanity need their saviour back? OC/John. REWRITTEN AND COMPLETED.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 43 - Words: 92,578 - Reviews: 1956 - Favs: 1,496 - Follows: 1,381 - Updated: 6/4/2017 - Published: 10/25/2010 - Master Chief/John-117, OC - Complete
Shattered Universes by general MB reviews
Ch 12: Commander Shepard tries to sell his origin story to the people of Earth and Reach, while Halsey and Mordin's plan hits a snag. The Master Chief and his spartans are given a secret mission, as pieces start to fall into position. Events are occurring that will shape everything else that is to come.
Crossover - Halo & Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 86,373 - Reviews: 318 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 418 - Updated: 8/24/2015 - Published: 1/3/2011 - [Tali'Zorah, Shepard (M)] Master Chief/John-117, J. Keyes
Why We Fight by Phantogram reviews
From the Insurrection to the war with the Covenant, the courageous actions of the brave men and women of the UNSC Army were untold tales of vicious combat against a relentless enemy. From the horror of the battlefield to intimate family moments, this is the story of James Clarke, one soldier caught in a galaxy-wide conflict where victory is measured inch by bloody inch.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 21 - Words: 93,502 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/24/2015 - Published: 5/29/2011
A Dance in the Rain by Shadownip reviews
Many people believe things happen by coincidence. This is not the case, as there is no such thing as coincidence, but rather inevitability. Nothing could have prepared Connie for the journey she was about to get thrown into. A journey filled with unexpected results, battles, and a clash between past and future. AltaïrxOC Cover by Mervley
Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 76 - Words: 239,416 - Reviews: 585 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 354 - Updated: 7/31/2014 - Published: 7/28/2010 - [Altaïr, OC] Desmond M., Warren V.
One Assassin's Battle by mbriscoe99 reviews
AC:B from the viewpoint of Ezio's first recruits. Rated for violence, language. Recruit stats on my profile...
Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 44 - Words: 240,535 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 2/27/2014 - Published: 1/16/2011 - Ezio A., Apprentice
More Than I Bargained For by Shelleythesnail reviews
"Hi.My name's Megan and I can tell you that being sucked into the world of Assassin's Creed 2 is not good for one's sanity. How can I say that? Because I'm there now" Will hilarity ensue, and what will Megan get herself into?
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 32 - Words: 100,002 - Reviews: 537 - Favs: 203 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 9/16/2013 - Published: 10/10/2010 - Ezio A.
I Am Number Five by SapphireOceans reviews
"Sometimes I dream that the sky burns and these creatures overrun this beautiful planet. I don't know who I am anymore. All I know is I have to run. I'm told that I'm Number Five. But I don't remember." Aislinn can't recall her life before she was found wandering the streets as a child. But as dark events begin to unfold, she is left questioning both her identity and her sanity.
Lorien Legacies - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Supernatural - Chapters: 15 - Words: 20,192 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 2/12/2013 - Published: 2/20/2011
Drop Zone by 3496transformersfan reviews
Noble team is sent on a mission to repair a relay station in a forest. Nobles 1-5 are scared to death to set foot near that station, Noble Six soon learns why. Noble Team tries to keep it together, but when they land it becomes a battle for survival.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Horror - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,353 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/2/2013 - Published: 3/6/2012 - Carter-A259/Noble One, SPARTAN-B312/Noble Six
Set Fire to the Rain by The Great Morrigan reviews
Caddy Evans never thought another SPARTAN would walk into her life but that was before the Master Chief came back to Earth. However, now there are whisperings of a force more powerful than the Forerunners ready to claim humanity. MC/OC Read and review! DI
Halo - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 35,204 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 2/1/2013 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Master Chief/John-117
Daniel's Daughter by Rude's Mom reviews
SG-1's Dr. Jackson has a daughter. She's short, blonde, and a vampire slayer. Too bad nobody told him.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 43 - Words: 54,940 - Reviews: 1470 - Favs: 1,323 - Follows: 1,660 - Updated: 12/11/2012 - Published: 2/2/2005 - Buffy S., D. Jackson
The Rookie Chronicles by Obsidian Productions reviews
The Rookie has a name. He's got a face, a past, and a voice. From New Jerusalem to the rainy streets of New Mombasa and beyond, this is his story.
Halo - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 72 - Words: 152,502 - Reviews: 197 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 12/2/2012 - Published: 7/14/2011 - V. Dare, Rookie - Complete
Children of Eden by Lionpawheart reviews
First Monteriggioni is attacked, Mario is killed, we're forced to flee to Roma with a bullet in Ezio's shoulder, and the next thing I know, I'm part of Roma's liberation, and our recruits are calling me 'Maestra'. It never ends, does it? Sequel to IoE.
Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 66,342 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 10/1/2012 - Published: 1/24/2011 - Ezio A., Apprentice - Complete
Beneath the Mask by Admiral StarNight reviews
Thomas Theisman is always in the books, there, but not quite personally conected as Honor, Hamish, or anyone for that matter. This story explores Thomas and the way his personality has evovled. Full summary inside.
Honor Harrington - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,364 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 3/10/2012 - Published: 2/24/2012
BRS: A Noble Beginning by Shadow Fayne reviews
Three roommates are faced with a terrifying situation. First off, how did Noble Team end up in their living room? Second, how are they going to make them blend in? How are they going to return them home?
Halo - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,486 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 2/17/2012 - Published: 9/29/2011 - Carter-A259/Noble One, SPARTAN-B312/Noble Six
The Assassins' Archives: Ginevra by J. Tyler reviews
Armed with foreknowledge and aided by a renegade cyborg, the Assassins of the Renaissance set out to fight the future. History will never be the same-literally. AU, begins mid-AC2.
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 76 - Words: 149,160 - Reviews: 533 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 7/10/2011 - Published: 6/23/2010
Irony of Eden by Lionpawheart reviews
Behind every great man is a woman, and behind Ezio is a sadistic and violent, but maternal and loyal Eden Cleare, a member of a nameless gang in New York, who's just happy to get so far away from the hellhole she once called home.
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 48 - Words: 360,513 - Reviews: 435 - Favs: 556 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 1/11/2011 - Published: 1/2/2010 - Ezio A. - Complete
Kyle 091: The Road Not Taken by general MB reviews
*SEQUEL to Kyle-091*- In 2008, Kyle Stevens went to the Halo universe and had to become a Spartan. In 2009, the Halo universe... is coming to us, and Kyle must risk it all to stand in it's way. Will he succeed, or will someone close have to pay the price?
Halo - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 30 - Words: 147,223 - Reviews: 295 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 12/30/2010 - Published: 4/11/2009 - Complete
Sword by mchmstr39 reviews
A member of Project TEMPEST, Luke Wards has spent years training to fight the enemies of the UNSC. But after his involvement in The Great War, Luke begins to question his motives as he fights again in the Separatist Uprising following the Human victory.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 194,707 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/10/2010 - Published: 2/8/2009 - Complete
Little Brother by NotJana reviews
After 'Chosen' the Scoobies made a point of contacting their families. Several months later it turns out that one relative ... must have slipped Xander's mind. So his friends give him a gentle push out the door - towards the one person that mattered.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & NCIS - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 55,682 - Reviews: 444 - Favs: 648 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 7/19/2010 - Published: 8/3/2009 - Complete
Of CafPow & Mistletoe by Daughter of the Black reviews
December is here, and Abby is ready. Gibbs and the team are in for bucket loads of trouble and fun this month. What's Tony up to, and will everyone survive this Christmas? Gabby.
NCIS - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 48,292 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 12/25/2009 - Published: 12/1/2009 - Abby S., Leroy Jethro Gibbs - Complete
The Long Road Home by PMOHWinters reviews
In a bleak alternate universe, Humanity is banished from Earth and forced to roam the cold, unforgiving void. With their homeworld lost, it is up to a brave few to tread the dangerous path to reclaim what is rightfully theirs.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 24 - Words: 94,972 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 5/30/2009 - Published: 3/29/2007
12 Days of Christmas for an NCIS Fan by Keydazy reviews
Feel free to sing along! 4 special agents, 3 ex-wives, 2 latex gloves and a good Gibbs-slap for Tony.
NCIS - Rated: K - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 536 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/21/2008 - Complete
Castaways the sequel to Halo3 by Jameson reviews
What happens following the events at the end of Halo3's credit sequence? Spoilers, obviously. This is a story of strength and weakness. It is about what happens when those unacquainted with their own humanity begin to understand what being human means.
Halo - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 26 - Words: 35,106 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 11/5/2008 - Published: 2/27/2008 - Complete
Kyle 091 by general MB reviews
Kyle Stevens, just your average 17 year old kid living the average life of any Halo fan. Well what happens when he somehow ends up in the halo universe? How will he react in a world where the game is real? How will he survive the massive Human-Covenant war? And can he change the course of Halo history for the better with the stuff he knows, or will his intervention wreak havok?
Halo - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 114,314 - Reviews: 342 - Favs: 573 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 10/20/2008 - Published: 8/28/2008 - [Kelly-087, OC] Master Chief/John-117, C. Halsey - Complete
We Could Be Heroes by Terion reviews
ABANDONED - TO BE REWRITTEN // After Halloween, Xander finds himself with the knowledge of the assassin Altair Ibn La-Ahad and the decision to either use these new skills to help his friends or not. But not everyone is very happy with that arrangement...
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 36,159 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 290 - Follows: 274 - Updated: 3/23/2008 - Published: 3/1/2008
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Through a Glass Darkly reviews
The Assassin Brotherhood knew the Bleeding Effect was affecting Desmond. What they didn't know was what the experiments with the Animus was causing. With new Assassin recruits being found everyday, can the tide finally be turned against Abstergo?
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 43,326 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/30/2011 - Published: 11/10/2010
Coureur de Bois
In the city of Boston, an accomplished sniper begins his career as a Staff Sergeant in a US Army Partisan unit. But can he balance the life of a fighter with that of a student? More importantly, can he still retain his sanity in the face of war?
Freedom Fighters - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,943 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/10/2009 - Published: 10/3/2009
The Three Block War
A short story inspired by my laptop wallpaper. It details a hypothetical ending to World War III, courtesy of the 75th Ranger Regiment and the JSF in Moscow. Note that the Euros are allies here, and that I will upload their perspective soon.
EndWar - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,095 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/24/2009
Operation HEIST reviews
It's March of 1945, and the Third Reich is collapsing. However, the Germans are either destroying or hiding their experimental weapons. Lieutenant William Holt of the OSS must lead a Ranger platoon into a fort to capture new and experimental weaponry.
Medal of Honor - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,203 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 3/27/2007
Fanfiction intro
Basically a get to know you piece. I'll be posting a lot of work here.
Medal of Honor - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 423 - Published: 3/27/2007 - Complete
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