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Joined 11-21-01, id: 129460
Author has written 4 stories for American McGee's Alice, Harry Potter, and StarTrek: The Original Series.
Quizzical Sphinx is an author whose work has been described as possessing no redeeming social or literary value whatsoever--which is why you should read it. Enjoys pina coladas and getting caught in the rain. Current obsessions include revealing the Jungian archetypes embodied in Warner Brothers' cartoon characters, and trying to figure out a way around Emmanuel Kant's narrow view of human morality. Rabid literary critic with English and psychology background. Does line-by-line or overview beta-reading upon request.

NEWS! (as of 23 June 2003):

After finally finally (finally!) getting my sticky hands on the fifth Harry Potter book, I was suddenly inspired to complete this tired old fanfiction of mine. It's now completely out-of-date, thanks to new information, but at least it will not be an incomplete completely out-of-date story anymore. I shall work on finishing it up in the weeks to come. Hope you enjoy!

For those of you who read SONG OF NIGHT and have figured out why Vane's friend in Durmstrang is forbidden to visit Hogwarts (I thought it was almost too obvious, but it's all obvious to me), for the love of God, don't voice your suspicions on the review board! Write to me and I will confirm whether you are right or wrong.

Oh yeah: and I was Lizzie Borden. I'm strong enough to admit that now.

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Tourniquet by Veruka reviews
An extremely disturbed student transfers to Hogwarts in the middle of Draco's fifth year, and develops an unhealthy obsession with a professor. Now AU, and on hiatus indefinitely.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 111,469 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/28/2002 - Published: 1/31/2002 - Severus S., Draco M.
Party Animals by PezMaster reviews
(FULLY REVISED!) The Hallowe'en ball is coming and James is having girlfriend trouble, Remus has a date with a full moon, and Sirius becomes busy with open jars of peanut butter, spiking the punch, and overcoming his feelings for a certain someone.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 25,109 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/5/2002 - Published: 12/8/2001 - Remus L., Sirius B.
Lauralie Black and the Cloak of Destiny YEAR 1 by Lauren Snape reviews
AU Every Black family member, for as long as could be remembered, had been sorted into the Gryffindor house. That is, every one except Lauralie. One year younger than Sirius, she finds herself in Slytherin amidst friends like Severus Snape.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,949 - Reviews: 268 - Favs: 31 - Updated: 2/9/2002 - Published: 6/24/2001 - Severus S. - Complete
Get Sirius by EntreNous reviews
James and Lily are anxiously expecting the new baby, but Sirius doesn't quite echo their excitement. What does a guy have to do to become a godfather around here? Complete, subject to later revisions. PG for mild language.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,560 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/9/2002 - Sirius B., James P. - Complete
The Domesday Books by ThePet reviews
Sebastian Domesday, defective detective, lives at 227d Baker Street with his small friend Arthur Mulberry and his basset-hound Moriarty...some cheeky humour, nothing gross. An affectionate parody.
Sherlock Holmes - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,885 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/8/2001
So Long, and Thanks by celerity reviews
A traveller from the Pleiades meets a certain author from the Earth in a bar. Tribute to the late, great Douglas Adams.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,321 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 5 - Published: 11/26/2001
Conspiracy of Silence: First Impressions by Nomad1 reviews
Severus Snape's first year at Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,182 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 11/20/2001 - Published: 11/11/2001 - Severus S. - Complete
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Aberforth's Folly reviews
A young Albus Dumbledore goes quasi-Lovecraftian in this tale of inappropriate spells, Old Gods, and livestock. Just another case of picking the most obscure character in the series and running with him. Rated W for Wrong.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,552 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/29/2001
Harry Potter and the Song of Night reviews
In Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts, the beautiful banshee Evensong is the new DaDA professor. But is Snape her partner-in-crime, or her victim? **Now Complete! Sequel Murder Amongst Marauders is up!**
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 16 - Words: 58,007 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/21/2001 - Published: 11/22/2001 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Over the Rainbow reviews
Original STAR TREK meets THE WIZARD OF OZ. Short and very very silly. PG for one or two curse words that I've already forgotten, and an instance of Glenda the Good Witch getting smacked on the rear.
StarTrek: The Original Series - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,613 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 6 - Published: 11/28/2001
A Golden Afternoon reviews
A brief, nostaligic piece based on the lives of the real Alice and Lewis Carroll.
American McGee's Alice - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,246 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/21/2001