J-Horror Girl
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Poll: In The Secrets of Scary People, should Lady Suzume turn out to have some kick-ass martial arts skills, or should she stick to more traditional J-Horror style haunting? Vote Now!
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Joined 03-28-07, id: 1247882, Profile Updated: 05-03-10
Author has written 5 stories for Ring/Ringu, Law and Order: SVU, and Batman Begins/Dark Knight.

Hi. My avatar is of my cat Hobbes, who left me forever on 8/6/09, due to kidney disease and congestive heart failure. He was just a little kitten when this was taken. He was a wonderful little friend. I love and miss him a lot.

Some things are so wrong that they're right. Like this video.


Hey, if you're a reader of my fic Can't Get You Out Of My Head, check out this link:


to see an illustration by http://www.fanfiction.net/u/885528/ACleverName for a scene between Jay and Gracie when she's hanging out in her pajamas and bunny slippers around chapters 29-31. I can't get over the expressions on the faces of the slippers--they just look so malicious. Yep, those are the Shoes, all right! Thanks so much, ACleverName.

More fanart for Can't Get You Out Of My Head: http:///art/Tender-moment-naw-114265380

This one is a collaboration between Shiftedsoul and Velvetmatter.

This one is by New-Nadezda, (who is way too modest about her own talent) of Jay and Grace together: http:///img524/6936/scan20090519.jpg

and this one:http:///img410/6308/scan20090606.jpg

And another by New-Nadezda, this one of Suzume as she is when Jonathan Crane calls the police on her. She's holding her hair up with two pencils and a plastic comb: http:///img35/7490/scan20090531.jpg.

Suzume in the police station:


And a very spooky Suzume in the street in chapter 29:


For a whole scrapbook by New-Nadezda of moments and characters: http:///gal.php?g=ch84gracebeforemirror.jpg

And TheOtherMaddHatter got her moments before she goes splash--I love her expression!: http:///art/Lady-Suzume-Murasaki-124610123

I am really envious of people who can draw and have it come out so doggone well.

By New-Nadezda, here's Suzume sewing a new collar onto one of Jonathan's tired old shirts:


So what would the fancy kimonos from the chest have looked like? Here's a link:


If The Secrets of Scary People were made into a movie and I got to choose who plays Suzume/Yureiko, I'd definitely cast Yukie Nakama in the role.

She is an amazing actress and comedienne whose first starring role was in Ringu0 as Sadako. Here is a fanvid of clips from Ringu0 set to Evanescense's Whisper: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcVb9UtNFno

The creator of that clip is named Kureitensa. I don't know them, but I think they did a great job.

Yukie was about seventeen when she made Ringu0, and it's only the first of many successes. Here's something more lighthearted, a clipvid by nessx007 from the comedy TV series Gokusen, in which she plays Yankumi, the granddaughter of a Yakusa mob boss who has always dreamed of being a teacher. She gets her wish, and finds that growing up with the mob is actually good training for teaching in an all-boys high school:


If you're enjoying Secrets, you'll have fun with Yukie being scary and then funny.

What is J-Horror and why do I like it?

The J in J-Horror stands for Japanese, although there are many fine films in the genre coming from other countries such as South Korea, China, and even the United States. J-Horror is more than a country; it's a phenomena.

What characterizes a J-Horror movie? First of all, there are no slashers in it out to cut up scantily clad girls, with only the virgin among them left alive. The mood and atmosphere are more important than the fake blood in a J-Horror movie, a water stain can invoke more terror than a cut from a knife, the villains are victims, and Dead Wet Girls RULE.

In J-Horror flicks, you find a lot of families where something has gone horribly wrong, which can actually happen in real life, as opposed to shambling hordes of zombies. J-Horror stories are about people. Sometimes they're dead people, but they're still people. They hurt and kill because they themselves were hurt and killed, and they're still hurting.

Now for my list of must-sees:

1. Ringu.

2. The Ring.

3. Ju-On.

4. Dark Water.

5. A Tale of Two Sisters.

6. Ringu 0

7. Acacia.

8. My Left Eye Sees Ghosts.

9. Rasen/Ringu 2/ The Ring 2.


Many of these can be viewed for free on this site:


But what about me? Well, I like to let my writing speak for itself, but I'm female, like so many of us on this site. Mid-twenties, married, out of college and with a full-time job and a hobby/part-time job making beaded jewelry and teaching others how to make it in a local bead store. No kids as yet, three cats who know they rule. I have one niece, named Lia Rose.

See you in my updates!

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Complete Me by Elizabeth Tudor reviews
Batman and Joker are something more than enemies, but as both wrestle with the reality and consequences of their decision, they have to wonder: how long can it last? Especially when fed-up exes get involved… Joker/Batman slash, non-graphic. T for swearing
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 33 - Words: 131,817 - Reviews: 608 - Favs: 460 - Follows: 427 - Updated: 3/21/2017 - Published: 8/20/2008 - Joker, Bruce W./Batman
And the Rest is Ancient History by The Gray Ghoul reviews
hello, boys and girls, I've, uh, officially hijacked this story. chapter 92 penthouse suite number 2, and chapter 93 the last guy. the story's over...now go watch the dark knight if you want more
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Angst/Crime - Chapters: 94 - Words: 199,669 - Reviews: 677 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 1/21/2015 - Published: 8/19/2008 - Joker - Complete
Vivisection by Doctor Harley Quinn reviews
Sometimes, the immediate kill isn't the most entertaining result. Sometimes, the Joker first prefers to open things up and jab at their insides to see how they work. [Pastimes 1/4]
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 8 - Words: 51,091 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 414 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 3/18/2013 - Published: 11/24/2008 - Joker, OC - Complete
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: 542 - Favs: 245 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 7/10/2011 - Published: 6/23/2010
Of Christmas Past by Lasgalendil reviews
Some secrets should not be shared, some dark deeds once buried should never see the sun, some spirits once sleeping should not be woken. Leave the dead to silent slumber-they cannot live again, and he is both naïve and fool who tries to raise them.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 12,186 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/2/2010 - Will T., Elizabeth S. - Complete
The Knight and the Prince by Lauralot reviews
Joker decides he wants to play mind games with Batman, and brings the Scarecrow along. Somewhat slash. Sequel to Say That We're Sweethearts Again.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 55 - Words: 167,979 - Reviews: 830 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 12/20/2009 - Published: 2/20/2009 - Joker, Bruce W./Batman - Complete
Nerd by Night of the Living Monkey reviews
The Joker sets out to prove that the Scarecrow is nothing more than a nerd. Can Dr. Crane show that mad scientist and geek are not synonymous? Will he have any dignity left by the end of the Joker's experiment?
Batman - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 85,066 - Reviews: 255 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 12/6/2009 - Published: 3/5/2009 - The Joker, J. Crane/Scarecrow - Complete
Gotham Girls Book Club by Lady Verity reviews
Every so often, the villainesses of Gotham get together to talk about their lives and love lives and maybe read a good book. Post TDK. First Batman-verse fic. I promise you'll laugh, so read and review, please! Joker'nHarley, Ivy'n?, Kitty'n?
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 17,104 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 9/27/2009 - Published: 12/6/2008
Invierno Rojo by Pierides reviews
He had never deserved her, but did the Fates have to pry her from his fingers? Alone and now forced to smile; it's a memory he doesn't want to remember, but that haunts his mind. The Joker had a wife once and she was beautiful. Once, but she died.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,445 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/24/2009 - Joker - Complete
So There We Were by Nurse Joker reviews
Joker POV. The shrinks at Arkham decide it would be therapeutic for the Joker to take up writing. This is the result.
Batman - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 1,291 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 7/13/2009 - Published: 8/10/2008 - The Joker
A Very Good Neighbor by seditionary reviews
Rita is a little bit of an ugly duckling, a lonely teen, but her new neighbor proves to be very interested in her. How was she to know he would become the most wanted man in Gotham? OC/Joker.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 45,995 - Reviews: 420 - Favs: 463 - Follows: 211 - Updated: 5/25/2009 - Published: 11/29/2008 - Joker - Complete
Mind Over Matter by blueblackangel reviews
A prison guard pushes Crane too far, and our favorite doctor comes back with a vengeance. ONESHOT. Don't own it.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,901 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/7/2009 - J. Crane, J. Gordon - Complete
Dearest Doctor Arkham by Lauralot reviews
The Joker writes a complaint letter to Arkham's administrator. Rated for language and mention of violence.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,088 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 24 - Published: 4/22/2009 - Joker - Complete
Burlap by GreyLiliy reviews
Jonathan hadn't meant to buy the burlap. It just sort of happened.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,484 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/11/2009 - J. Crane - Complete
Medical Help by Checkerboards reviews
Dr. Crane, meet Dr. Horrible. Dr. Horrible, meet Dr. McNinja. Dr. McNinja, meet Batman. Readers, meet impending crossover insanity.
Crossover - Batman & Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog - Rated: T - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,633 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 12/12/2008 - Published: 9/12/2008 - J. Crane/Scarecrow, Dr. Horrible/Billy - Complete
Could You Try to Mime It Out? by Keeper-of-the-Cheese reviews
Just because you're usually the one causing the mayhem and mishaps does not mean that you are in any way immune to them.' R&R please!
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Humor/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,003 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/11/2008 - Joker - Complete
We Don't Wash Off by Darkaus reviews
You see when I go home, and wash this face off... I don't go down the drain with it. I 'Stay,' and you, you... you think you can just take that mask off? No-no, that's, that's insane You can't go back, Batman... It's far too late.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/8/2008 - Complete
Batman & Benson 3 by Mcfergeson reviews
Olivia and the Batman deal with the high price of vengeance as they take on both Two Face and Catwoman. And then there's also the creation of a certain team of superheroes. A direct sequel to Batman & Benson 2.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 17 - Words: 118,024 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 7/29/2008 - Published: 3/9/2008 - Complete
Let's Spend an Evil Night Together by Mollyscribbles reviews
In which Doctor Horrible realizes that he underestimated Penny.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 423 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/15/2008 - Complete
Into the Dust by Logan Parker reviews
Joker was human.
Batman - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 512 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/30/2008 - The Joker - Complete
Stork Raving Mad by J. Tyler reviews
The future of mutantkind will depend on a pregnancy and a lawsuit. The Brotherhood and the XMen must work and live together to make it happen. Meanwhile, an unknown friendly power wants Rogue to defeat the Phoenix without hurting Jean Grey.
X-Men: The Movie - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 60 - Words: 109,129 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 1/26/2008 - Published: 9/18/2006 - Erik L./Magneto
Batman & Benson 2 by Mcfergeson reviews
Olivia Benson is caught up in another epic adventure with the Batman as Gotham City faces a terrible threat. But this time, they encounter the mysterious flying man from Metropolis.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 92,097 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 4/3/2007 - Published: 8/29/2006 - Complete
All Cats Are Grey In The Dark by ladyFrost2 reviews
Gotham's full of waifs and strays. Sometimes a few of them end up in the same place at the same time.
Batman - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,845 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/5/2006 - Complete
Batman & Benson by Mcfergeson reviews
Detective Olivia Benson goes to Gotham City to interview an important witness in a slave trafficking case that the SVU squad is working on. But once in Gotham City, Olivia finds herself caught up in an epic adventure with an unlikely partner: the Batman.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 27,751 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/26/2005 - Published: 11/18/2005 - Complete
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The Secrets Of Scary People reviews
There's something living in that chest. It's been in there for two hundred years. Don't fool yourself. The lock isn't broken. It just doesn't work... from the outside.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 60 - Words: 120,616 - Reviews: 1043 - Favs: 282 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 5/27/2010 - Published: 4/8/2009 - J. Crane
Involuntary Man's Laughter reviews
The Joker/Jay and Grace/The Grudge turn up in the Arkham gameverse and sub for Batman. Now it's Heath!Joker vs. Game!Joker and Grace vs. Harley. Who will win? In the process of moving from Can't Get You Out of My Head. Was briefly 'Crashing The Party'.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 23,120 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 5/18/2010 - Published: 5/1/2010 - Joker
Can't Get You Out Of My Head reviews
Out of Arkham and out of his mind, the Joker hits the town with an intangible companion who might be dead but isn't nearly departed. He can't touch her, she can't get away from him, and so they have to make the best of it.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: T - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 100 - Words: 177,723 - Reviews: 1981 - Favs: 835 - Follows: 591 - Updated: 5/15/2010 - Published: 7/27/2008 - Joker
Simple Gifts reviews
When a skeptical doctor tries a VHS to DVD transfer, all the copies of the cursed video go blank. Where has Samara gone?
Ring/Ringu - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 36 - Words: 56,366 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 2/4/2009 - Published: 3/31/2007
Power: Samara reviews
Cross-over with The Ring. The SVU rescues a strange little girl. "That's the place where I'm going to die..It takes a long time. I scream and cry and I try to climb up till all my fingernails come out..Seven days. That's how long it takes for me to die."
Crossover - Law and Order: SVU & Ring/Ringu - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 43,640 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 2/4/2009 - Published: 4/23/2008