Atolia
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Joined 05-13-07, id: 1277866, Profile Updated: 01-12-11
Author has written 16 stories for Avatar: Last Airbender, and Glee.

Hi I'm Atolia. I write Avatar: the Last Airbender fiction, but you can request from another fandom and I'll see what I can do. I like tennis, basketball and good TV. I generally write one-shots and drables. Recently they've gotten really short (see "Float" and "Fathers"), but I've done longer works. I like challenges and I like requests, so if you've got one, feel free to PM me. I really don't like flames. There is absolutely no reason to be rude about why you don't like a story. I know that everyone has their own opinion, but I'd like to see it in the form of CONSTRUCTIVE criticism. That means you shouldn't write "this sucks, I hate you" in one of your reviews to me. I promise it will be laughed at, ignored or deleted (not necessarily in that order). I do appreciate when people tell me that there's something wrong with what I've written in a polite and considerate manner. I don't mean you have to flatter me, I just mean that you could say something like, "I don't like how character X was portrayed. I think that he/she was too mean/OC/mopey/exc.". I'll definitely take reviews like that into consideration, and if I disagree with you, explain what I was thinking or why I chose to do that in my piece. On that note, I also like when people ask me questions about my work. So if you have one, ask it in a review or shoot me a PM, and I would be happy to answer it. This is of course barring questions of the nature "What happens next??". So to let you guys get to know me better, I'll post some of my fandom favorites.

To Read:

1. Jetko: A fetish of mine. There are some really good ones out there. I particularly like "Smokes", "In Our Walls" and "Float" (No not mine). I liked "Eternal Delusion" but that was discontinued.

2. Maiko: I'm a real fan of this ship. I mean they're good together and they seem happy. She went to JAIL for him. Alabaster has some good ones and "Seven" is really good too.

3. Zutara: Yes I'm an anomaly. I like Zutara too when it is handled well, and there isn't character bashing involved. Of Aang or Mai. Wren Sharpbeak's "Fire" series is good. Trombe's "What I Don't Like About You", "Merits" and DamageCtrl's fics are good for this ship. As well as "The Airbender's Child" series. Please read the warnings on these fics before you read them. There is mentions of prison torture in Trombe's fic and "Merits" and DamageCtrl's fics have sex in them.

4. Zukaang/ Zukka: I like these about the same and there are a lot of good fics and ficlets for these. "Food of Love" over on LJ is really good and is in my memories.

5. Other parings: I don't really have a problem with other pairings. I'm a Zuko fan, but I read other pairings too. There isn't one that I don't like unless there is character bashing involved. So if you've got a good one I'd love to hear about it.

Gen Fics:

There are a lot of good gen fics out there too. I like reading these because they usually have good worldbuilding and character development. Here are a few recommendations.

"Hide and Seek" by Swiss Army Knife. This one could be construed as Zukka, but really it's more of a male bonding fic. Sokka and Zuko team up in a game of Hide and Seek (Avatar style of course) against the other members of the gang. This is a oneshot and very well written. No mentions of dark themes.

"Another Brother" by Avocado Love. This fic is a "what if Zuko joined the Water Tribes when he was little" fic. It's very well written, all the characters are IC and it isn't just a retelling of the story with Zuko along for extra commentary. There's talk of torture and death but nothing at all graphic.

"The Problem with Zuko" by Avocado Love. Yes, she's on here twice. But this is a story that she wrote for avatarbigbang over on Livejournal, and it is really good. It's only one chapter, but it is a fairly long piece. 10k or more I believe the bigbang challenge was. It's about what would happen if Lu Ten hadn't gone to Ba Sing Se and had captured the Avatar. What's left for Zuko? How will Aang save the world. Lots of political intrigue and the Fire Nation being creepy. Nothing to graphic though.

"The Road Less Travelled" This story was a continuation of the series back when we were waiting for Season Three to come out. Obviously, it's very AU/AR given that she was speculating about what was to come. But the story is well-written, with lots of appearances from old characters, some new characters and Zuko. (It's a Zuko-centric fic). Lots of fun speculation and good writing. I believe that there are no warnings on this fic, but please mind the rating anyway.

"Embers" by Vathara. "Dragon's fire is not so easily extinguished; when Zuko rediscovers a lost firebending technique, shifting flames can shift the world... Follows "Theft Absolute"." The prequel is a oneshot and short enough that you can read it in one sitting. "Embers" itself is up to its fourty-something chapter, and will take multiple days. This is a really good piece of fiction. The author puts a lot of effort into each chapter and she has a bibliography. No joke. The story is well written and very realistic. For this reason I recommend readers be at least fourteen. I will warn people who are diehard fans of Katara to stay away from this fic. I know I said that I don't like character bashing, but this fic doesn't really bash her. It takes a look at what Katara would have been like if Avatar wasn't a kid's show and the Water Tribes were more like the Inuits they were based off of. Her actions according to her tribe are right and they are mature. I don't think a lot of readers understand that. While "Embers" isn't a dark-fic (I'm not really a fan of those) it does deal with the actions of the Avatar cast as if they were adults. So there are adult consequences, adult situations (no sex. although there are references, but those too a far and few), and adult context.

Writing:

I write gen fics mostly. I'll write Maiko or Zutara. I don't really write the slash pairings that I enjoy reading, but I'll try if someone makes a request. If you have any recommendations or requests for me send me a PM. Also, you can friend my journal over on Livejournal.

Here's the link: http://stealingemus.livejournal.com/

If you friend me, let me know that your from FF or I might not accept the request. See you guys out there!

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On Worrying Needlessly reviews
After his relationship with Kurt disintegrates after living together, Blaine is reluctant to make the same mistake with Sebastian.
Glee - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,952 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Published: 6/13/2013 - Blaine A., Sebastian S. - Complete
Things Are Different reviews
College changes everyone. Especially those who want to change. Or, the one in which Blaine and Sebastian run into each other on the subway after a lot of exposition.
Glee - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,666 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/13/2013 - Blaine A., Sebastian S. - Complete
Baby Steps reviews
Admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. Here are all the steps in between. Or the one in which Blaine puts his life back together, written in steps. Warning: some speculation for future episodes up to The Sadie Hawkins Dance.
Glee - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,275 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/19/2012 - Blaine A. - Complete
Square One reviews
To Blaine it feels a little like screaming in a glass box. Reaction fic. Introspection. Blaine-centric. Warnings: spoilers for 4.04 "The Breakup" and some language.
Glee - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 648 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/4/2012 - Blaine A. - Complete
Stages of Getting Over Kurt Hummel reviews
After the breakup in New York, Blaine returns to Lima to try and move on with his life. It's a new year, some new friends and potentially a new love. And maybe some time to fix things that went wrong last year. past-Blaine/Kurt, Blaine/Others. Minor spoilers for 4X04 "The Breakup".
Glee - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,801 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 10/1/2012 - Published: 9/23/2012 - Blaine A.
Boy Number Three reviews
Out of the two of them, Blaine has always been the star. Cooper just wonders if anyone will ever notice.
Glee - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,162 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/8/2012 - Cooper A., Blaine A. - Complete
False Impressions reviews
Blaine lies like he breathes. Klaine.
Glee - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,519 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/10/2012 - Blaine A. - Complete
Viable reviews
Hakoda dearly wished his first born would be a boy. Inspired by Avocado Love's Girl!Sokka 'Verse Meme! Thingy ! over on LJ. Written for the avatar 500 community over on Livejournal.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 201 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/5/2011 - Hakoda, Sokka - Complete
Bound and Determined reviews
She has no plan and no resources. But she has a responsibility. And she will not fail. Written for the prompt "Spontaneous" on the Avatar500 community on Livejournal.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 205 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/22/2011
Sketches reviews
Memories are the sketches that illustrate our lives. Five prompts, five snapshots from the lives of the Fire Nation Royal Family. "Tradition", "Castles", "Gaming", "Passage" and "Moon". Posted to stealingemus on livejournal.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 405 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/16/2011 - Iroh, Ozai - Complete
Float reviews
Just because he doesn't want to know, it doesn't mean he won't hear it in the dark hallways of the ship. Season 1.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 212 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/21/2010 - Zuko - Complete
Fathers reviews
Uncle Iroh will never be his father. Season 2.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 226 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/21/2010 - Zuko, Iroh - Complete
Cut reviews
AU. Aang is an anorexic kid in a mental hospital. When he is joined by Zuko, a teenager who cuts himself. But when Aang finds out that his new roommate won't talk, he needs to find a way to help his new friend.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,217 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 12/24/2008 - Published: 9/2/2007 - Zuko, Aang
Into the Darkness reviews
Drabbles about the lives of the characters of Avatar. Now taking requests. Check inside for details
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 6,013 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 12/24/2008 - Published: 5/17/2007 - Zuko
The Séance reviews
For Twilight Rose2. The séance started out as teenagers locked in a mall having fun. But when one girl disappears and is murdered and another one dies shortly, everyone knows they must get to the bottom of it all. Before someone else winds up dead.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,538 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/28/2008 - Published: 8/22/2008 - Zuko, Sokka - Complete
When the Devils Come Knocking reviews
Starting a new school in his junior year is the least of Zuko Agni's worries. Rated T for Zuko and Azula's dirty mouths. No shipbashing please.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 971 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/1/2007 - Azula, Zuko