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Joined 07-08-07, id: 1320761, Profile Updated: 07-13-15
Author has written 15 stories for Dragonriders of Pern series, Crow, Highlander, Arrow, and Dragon Age.

Nerine Dorman is South African-based editor, author and musician, and has short fiction published by Tor, Apex Publishing and Immanion Press.

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Dawn's Bright Talons (dark fantasy, vampires)

Raven Kin (epic fantasy, griffins)

The Guardian's Wyrd (YA epic fantasy)

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nerinedorman@gmail.com

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Storm Constantine, Jacqueline Carey, Poppy Z Brite, Neil Gaiman, Ricardo Pinto, JRR Tolkien, Robin Hobb, Trudi Canavan, Katharine Kerr, Charles de Lint, Anne Rice, Tanith Lee, Mark Lawrence and Kate Elliot, among others.

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Smoke & Mirrors by Lialathuveril reviews
Éomer, King of Rohan, has had many losses in his life; of his family only his sister Éowyn survived the Ring War. So in the future, he decides, he will guard his heart better and thus avoid further hurt. However, he also needs to find a wife. Luckily there is an answer to his problem: that wonderful Gondorian invention, a marriage of convenience... A tale of loss, love and limpets.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 46,139 - Reviews: 203 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 7/18 - Published: 4/18 - Eomer, Lothíriel, Amrothos
Pariah by Wildmooncat reviews
Dorian, Anders, and Marni, a young elf from Anders' past, were each shaped by injustice. When their paths cross in Tevinter, they resolve to start a rebellion that will change Tevinter and Thedas forever. Some backstory work, intersecting with DA2 timeline just before the end, but most events will take place after Inquisition, ignoring Trespasser (because ouch).
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 36,401 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 7/11 - Published: 8/30/2015 - [Anders, Dorian]
Sorrow and Solace by Wildmooncat reviews
Lavellan struggles with the consequences of drinking from the Vir'abelasan. She sets out on a quest to understand the Well's mysterious power, but when her path crosses Solas', Lavellan finds herself caught in the middle of plans centuries in the making. Most events take place between the death of Corypheus and the afterward scene with Flemeth. All written before Trespasser.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 73 - Words: 178,683 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 6/29 - Published: 5/20/2015 - [Solas, Lavellan]
Skin Deep by Epilachna reviews
Thranduil knows better than any that beauty is only skin deep, but what does he believe lies underneath? Early Third Age through to Hobbit.
Hobbit - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 50 - Words: 176,461 - Reviews: 1708 - Favs: 1,413 - Follows: 1,698 - Updated: 4/30 - Published: 12/27/2013 - [Elvenking Thranduil, OC]
Tevinter Speed Dating by Wildmooncat
Before Inquisition. At his parents' insistence, Dorian attends a Courtier's Ball. He's bored out of his mind until a fine pair of copper eyes meet his.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,424 - Favs: 3 - Published: 3/28 - Dorian - Complete
The Wrong Man by YellowDancer reviews
Apostate, abomination, murderer. He was the last person Andraste would have chosen as her Herald. But here he was closing rifts with a mark on his hand, the wrong man for the job, but the only one who could do it. The Maker must have a wicked sense of humor.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 58 - Words: 134,462 - Reviews: 556 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 3/5 - Published: 1/12/2015 - Anders, Varric T., Dorian, Cassandra P.
Reconciling Emptiness by SoA reviews
The Inquisition has won and Corypheus was defeated, yet Inquisitor Lavellan cannot bring herself to celebrate. Solas has left without a word and she no longer has an enemy to fight. This series of short vignettes explores Lavellan's struggles to reconcile the emptiness left by the departure of Solas and other companions, and to find a new purpose for the Inquisition.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 22 - Words: 35,920 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 2/26 - Published: 2/16/2015 - Cullen, Varric T., Solas, Lavellan - Complete
Father of Dragons by Inanis Incedeco reviews
"Inquisitor," Josephine put her hands on her hips. "What is this?" "A dragon."
Dragon Age - Rated: K - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,006 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/12/2015 - [Josephine M., Trevelyan] - Complete
A Fair Trade by Hawkeing reviews
The Inquisitor has a problem, and she needs Dorian to fix it. The trouble is getting him to agree. Hijinks will ensue.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,322 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/12/2015 - Published: 6/30/2015 - Trevelyan, Dorian, Cullen
Faith by Cressida Isolde reviews
Elspeth Trevelyan relies on her faith and her family in times of hardship. The attack on the Conclave damaged both. Navigating this new world alone is proving to be difficult.
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,437 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 12/28/2014 - Cullen, Varric T., Cassandra P., Inquisitor
The Regicide by astrokath reviews
When Weyrwoman Maenida comes to grief during Threadfall, the repercussions are disastrous, but Weyrleader Sh'vek is determined to keep a tight hold on his power. Torn from her weyrmate, Rahnis of Ista struggles to set her new Weyr to rights. But for bronzerider F'ren, the situation offers only opportunity: a chance to make a difference for the better. If he can stay alive...
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 47 - Words: 325,542 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 3/18/2014 - Published: 1/15/2008 - Complete
The Abduction of Éomer, King of Rohan by Lialathuveril reviews
Princess Lothíriel of Dol Amroth finds her peace of mind disturbed by the arrival of a courier from Rohan. What she does not realize, however, is the fact that this is only the beginning... A tale of carpets, cabbages and cold water.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 50,178 - Reviews: 549 - Favs: 552 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 5/12/2010 - Published: 1/18/2010 - Lothíriel, Eomer - Complete
Dragonsue by LaurieH reviews
We've all wondered what would happen if we suddenly found ourselves on Pern. Kylie Sue Martin has discovered that life is not at all what she expected.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 77,443 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 11/8/2009 - Published: 4/18/2009 - Complete
Monty Python's 'The Hobbit' by Morthoron reviews
A perfectly punctuated Python parody of JRR Tolkien's beloved The Hobbit. Join Bilbo Baggins' quest to free Erebor from Smaug the dragon before a lethal strain of comedy kills him. 3RD PLACE, 2009 MEFA AWARDS, with the top two spots left purposely blank.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 28 - Words: 50,214 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 7/4/2009 - Published: 12/21/2008 - Bilbo B., Gandalf - Complete
Who Loves, Lives by Thistlerose reviews
The evening after Wirenth's mating flight which, in this AU, did not end in death F'lar confronts his brother. Meanwhile, Kylara is torn by remorse and ambition. Follows Who Tries & Who Wills: /u/757949/Thistlerose. Beta read by Calenlily.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,571 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/5/2009 - Complete
On the Wings of the Storm by Lialathuveril reviews
The year before the Ring War, Princess Lothiriel of Dol Amroth is sent to Rohan by her father to seek shelter from the storm brewing in Mordor. There she meets Éomer, Third Marshal of the Riddermark. Unfortunately they do not hit it off...at first
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 128,326 - Reviews: 1247 - Favs: 856 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 2/16/2009 - Published: 3/11/2008 - Lothíriel, Eomer - Complete
Whimper by Epilachna reviews
Kronos went to a lot of trouble to engineer his super virus. How did he know it would work? He tested it, of course. A short story in four parts.
Highlander - Rated: M - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,458 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/13/2009 - Published: 2/7/2009 - Kronos - Complete
To Harp and to Hold by Thistlerose reviews
Alemi is - briefly - torn between his duty as a Holder's son and his attraction to Harper Elgion.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,258 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Published: 2/2/2009 - Complete
Who Tries, Does by Thistlerose reviews
AU. A brief look at what might have happened had Canth reached Wirenth's mating flight before Pridith. F'nor/Brekke and Canth/Wirenth.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,735 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/2/2009 - Complete
The Free of Pern by Tolakasa reviews
On a cold, stormy night in Benden Weyr, a story is told, and a secret is kept. Set during the Second Long Interval.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,024 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/26/2009 - Complete
Street Freaks by Taluliaka reviews
The Joker grinned. 'Let me guess. 'Quoth the raven, 'Nevermore'. Disillusioned and solitary, another painted freak enters Gotham, and sparks a war that shakes the city to her foundations. Crossover with 'The Crow'.
Batman Begins/Dark Knight - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Crime - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,042 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 12/23/2008 - Published: 12/22/2008
Crimes by Notomys reviews
Snapshots of the life of a young Igen bluerider during a pivotal point in Pernese history. Follow him as he copes with his personal struggles while trying to survive in a rapidly changing world.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,774 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/11/2008 - Published: 11/13/2007
A Change in the Stars by ArwenGreenEyes reviews
Complete! Arryn finds adventure, romance and the occasional peril as she learns the ways of the weyr and what it's like for those who don't Impress gold, and for those who break rules never meant to be broken.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 80,941 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 7/9/2008 - Published: 4/6/2007 - Complete
Weyr Life: the Drabbles by astrokath reviews
100 stories, 100 words. No more, no less. Written for the drabbles100 LJ community. Expect a mix of canon, original and generic characters and settings. COMPLETE!
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 100 - Words: 14,596 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/1/2008 - Published: 5/29/2007 - Complete
The Law Of The Weyr by Brownriderco reviews
What happens when a visitor is searched and found worthy? Set in the Reunion AU. Please Read and Review.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,872 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/17/2008 - Complete
The Stone Butterfly by Samwise Baggins reviews
The last night of the Pevensies stay in Narnia, and Caspian and Susan’s goodbye. Movie-verse.
Chronicles of Narnia - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,647 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/23/2008 - Caspian X, Susan Pevensie - Complete
UnImpressed by Thais of the Star reviews
Everyone dreams of becoming a Dragonrider of Pern. Seril is no exception. But some dreams may come true in unexpected ways.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 845 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/12/2007 - Complete
The Weyrwoman's Diary by astrokath reviews
The diary of the bestest, most spectacular Weyrwoman on Pern! Or so she thinks... Oneshot parody of the ubiquitous impressionfics.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,164 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 10 - Published: 9/11/2007 - Complete
in the closet by Michi the Killer reviews
Ron needs to see a psychiatrist, Ginny's paranoid, Hermione's absent, and Harry's in denial...My very first H/G! Teehee! H/D fans should read, though...you'll be suprised...
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,439 - Reviews: 444 - Favs: 496 - Follows: 49 - Published: 8/27/2003 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Thus Fell by Kielle reviews
They say your life flashes before your eyes... A brief tale of Fingon.
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 717 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/7/2003
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Elements
Each element has a story, be it an iron ring or a small jade figurine, and Ilvin Lavellan's world grows greater with each new discovery – a series of flash pieces inspired by found items.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 753 - Published: 7/10
So Long as I have Breath to Give reviews
Former Sentinel Abelas must find fresh current, and finds his path crossing that of Ilvin Lavellan's. Both must let go of a painful past and find fresh current for their future, and a seemingly hopeless quest to save Solas from himself and prevent the certain destruction of all of Thedas.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,870 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/30 - Published: 12/12/2015
A Thousand Dreams within me Softly Burn reviews
Ilvin Lavellan's encounters with Solas bring with them a singular sweet torment – precursor flash pieces related to my longer work "So Long as I Have Breath to Give".
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,997 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/22 - Published: 1/2
Scions of the Inquisition reviews
The seasons turn, and a new generation of lovers, rogues, mages and dreamers follows in the footsteps of those who went before. How have the years treated the companions? What lies behind the mystery of the missing Inquisitor Lavellan? What adventures will the scions of the Inquisition undertake?
Dragon Age - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Mystery - Chapters: 33 - Words: 92,984 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 4/23 - Published: 6/16/2015 - Cullen, Varric T., Lavellan, Scout Harding
Ma Vhenan Suledin reviews
Moments captured between Inquisitor Lavellan and her Wolf.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 18,000 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 10/3/2015 - Published: 9/21/2015 - Solas, Lavellan
About That Kiss, Commander
Not to be outdone after his spectacular loss during a game of wicked grace at The Herald's Rest, Cullen decides to change the rules – truth or dare. Yet he's not quite prepared to deal with the unintended results of his suggestion.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,357 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/15/2015
What Fen'Harel Grants
The role of Inquisitor is a heavy burden to Sutekh Lavellan, and he relishes what little time alone he can steal. And night's mantle lures him to take solitude at the water's edge in the Forbidden Oasis, seeking solace for his tumbled thoughts.
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,585 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/30/2015 - Varric T., Cassandra P., Dorian, Solas - Complete
The Gecko's Revenge reviews
Ginny Griffin's taking revenge on Starling City's underground, but her vendetta against a Vertigo dealer causes her to cross paths with the mysterious Hood.
Arrow - Rated: T - English - Crime/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,929 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/23/2014 - Oliver Q. - Complete
The Crow: Elemental Vengeance
A woman and her daughter are brutally murdered, but a crow brings her back to mete out justice.
Crow - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 369 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/29/2011
A Long Time Can Be a Very Lonely Place reviews
Asa, an Immortal lover of the Kurgan, travels to Africa to take the Highlander's head, but finds her motivations changing upon meeting the man.
Highlander - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,147 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/21/2010 - Connor - Complete
Flaming Greens reviews
How has Pernese society changed since Thread has become but a distant memory? Four young lives are drawn together, in spite of vastly different backgrounds.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,018 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 12/30/2008 - Published: 7/28/2008
The Crow: Cape of Storms reviews
My own spin on the concept brought to life by James O'Barr and mangled in subsequent movies and spin-offs. This is dedicated to Brandon Lee, my thanks to J O'Barr for alleviating my teenage angst so many years ago.
Crow - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 19 - Words: 29,170 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 7/31/2008 - Published: 4/2/2008 - Complete
It's not death if you accept it reviews
My own take on Eric's last thoughts before he pulls the trigger, based on the final scenes out of the original graphic novel by J O'Barr. A one-shot... Literally.
Crow - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 443 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Published: 7/11/2008 - Complete
Weyrwoman Blues reviews
The story of a post-AIVAS change in leadership at Benden Weyr.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 31,939 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/30/2008 - Published: 12/18/2007 - Complete
Evolution reviews
The completed prelude of Shaya and Suteth... to be revisited in other incarnations.
Dragonriders of Pern series - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 34,107 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 12/4/2007 - Published: 7/16/2007