Kisara Strife
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Joined 07-22-07, id: 1331962, Profile Updated: 07-13-16
Author has written 15 stories for Yu-Gi-Oh, Final Fantasy VII, Wolf's Rain, and Naruto.

Monday 11/July/2016 - Chapter 52 "Undertow" of Paper Roses is finally uploaded!

Chapters 1 through 7 of Paper Roses are completely rewritten to flow better and correspond with the story as a whole.

I am slowly rewriting the earlier chapters of Paper Roses and plan to revise every chapter up to the very latest. I began writing the story more than seven years ago and I've overlooked some silly typos and a couple of dodgy passages. All in all, my writing has changed over seven years and I'd like the story to be of the same standard throughout.

I managed to fall head over heels back into the FFVII fandom after years of YuGiOh and I've been bitten by the plotbunny bug all over again, so expect a few oneshots to crop up.

Hi there and welcome to my little corner of the internet! I'm 24 and from the south-east of Ireland. Writing breaks up the monotony whenever I overcome my procrastination.

My usual haunt is over at Tumblr, come visit! -

In regards to stories I have posted here, I joined this site well over eight years ago and my writing has thankfully improved since then. A lot of the older stories are still in the cringe-worthy Mary-Sue stage and I just haven't gotten around to deleting them yet. As it stands, the only stories in a somewhat readable condition would be the following:

"Paper Roses"- The story that I'm currently working on, and have been for six years straight. The early chapters are currently being re-written, but the only story I'm actually pleased with.

"Ties of Love and Eternity" - Originally written way back in 2007, this little oneshot was rewritten in 2016 and I have a soft-spot for it as it's the first Seto and Kisara story I ever wrote.

"Seto x Kisara Week Prompts" - A collection of eight oneshots written for Seto x Kisara Week 2015 on Tumblr.

"Silent Secrets" - I have begun to rework the entire published content of this fic to better fit the canon of Wolf's Rain, so it's not completely abandoned.

"I Surrender Everything" - Name needs a change! The opening chapter of this is fine for the plot's introduction and I have quite a lot of the story planned out and semi-written ... I'm just focusing on Paper Roses at the moment.

"Red & Moon" - Again, the latter two or three chapters are okay, but everything else needs to be re-worked!

"Why Do You Have A Claw On Your Hand?" - The only one I'm happy to say is fine, and that's because it's a little oneshot!!

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Leviathan by Pen Against Sword reviews
When Yuffie inherits Wutai's throne, Tseng is not the ally she expects. Among old gods, assassins, and political unrest, they must work together to secure the future and unravel Tseng's past in a country he long ago left behind.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 101,040 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 9/3/2013 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Yuffie K., Tseng
Slipping by Simone Robinson reviews
"- He could control the bottle. He could control how much he drank. He could control when he got wasted. If. How. With who, more often than not. But now that control was slipping.-" Life, money, love, reality. All just slipping away.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,088 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Published: 2/3/2011 - Kisara, S. Kaiba - Complete
Meetings by Koi no Soshan reviews
'Fate' can only be mistaken for coincidence for so long. AU, one-shot, drabble, Blueshipping.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 620 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Published: 11/4/2010 - Kisara, S. Kaiba - Complete
Greener on the other side by NihilisticAmbition313 reviews
-Chapters 1 to 28 have been revised- After a woman who is a living replica of Aeris is discovered, Vincent takes on a vested interest in her origins, while Tifa struggles against the potential threat that this woman poses...
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 40 - Words: 65,162 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 1/14/2010 - Published: 11/16/2007
The Herculean Tasks of Shuuhei Hisagi by Barbellenel reviews
OR WHO'S PUNKING WHOM Hisagi with the help of Renji, Ikkaku, Kira, Yumi, is forced to complete a series of silly Hercules-type tasks from Shunsui in order to win Nanao's hand which he doesn't want to begin with. ShuuXNan. Humor/adventure/romance/revenge!
Bleach - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 52 - Words: 136,998 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 7/27/2009 - Published: 6/30/2008 - Shuuhei H.
Fantasy Awakening by fire mystic reviews
After surviving the Remnants and admitting her feelings for Tseng, Elena is given an assignment that ends up reminding her fairy tales can come true. Tseng/Elena for ladycordelia17. Rated M for adult themes and erotic content.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,401 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/19/2009 - Tseng, Elena - Complete
Tasting Apples by Aries Draco reviews
PostDoC, relating to CC. Genesis has a task to complete, Weiss has to assist him. Add a dose of divine intervention and they're on their way to save 'him'. Damn Angeal and his damned bleeding heart. *updated finally! *
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,307 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 8/14/2008 - Published: 10/30/2007 - Sephiroth
Photograph by Scribbler reviews
Photographs are little stands against the flow of time. They preserve a moment, a face, a smile that will never be seen again. Cloud finds a picture of Zack, the man who was once his best friend, and reflects on what he actually remembers about him.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,884 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/28/2008 - Published: 3/27/2008 - Cloud S., Zack F. - Complete
Ink Scratching by merendina reviews
I've got no one to send a letter to. Would you mind if I sent one back here to you? / Zack/Aerith correspondence, pregame.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 4,268 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/11/2007 - Published: 8/6/2007 - Aerith G., Zack F. - Complete
Waiting On The Stars by rEckLeSsLy.cOnFIneD reviews
[Cloud x Tifa] For tonight, she seemed more preoccupied with the heavenly lights. For tonight, he seemed more preoccupied with her. [oneshot]
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,191 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 16 - Published: 7/10/2007 - Cloud S., Tifa L. - Complete
Sink to the Bottom With You by Catalina reviews
In a world filled with bounty hunters, dangerous secrets, and unspoken emotions, Vincent, Yuffie, and the rest of AVALANCHE and the Turks must fight to save the life of the Planet one more time, against an enemy no one would have ever expected existed.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 42 - Words: 303,245 - Reviews: 1379 - Favs: 879 - Follows: 369 - Updated: 4/20/2007 - Published: 10/9/2000
Wrong Way by Tairako reviews
Cloud, Cloud, Cloud... There are much better ways than that of asking questions. No wonder Tifa kicked you down the stairs. [Post AC, Cloti semidrabble]
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,442 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/17/2006 - Tifa L., Cloud S. - Complete
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Paper Roses reviews
What if Seto and Kisara were forced to marry each other through the hands of Gozaburo and a colleague? Would it be a farce or could they learn to love each other? Can the notion of love survive through the tangled dangers and secrets of their past and present lives?
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 52 - Words: 347,219 - Reviews: 804 - Favs: 300 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 7/10 - Published: 2/18/2009 - [S. Kaiba, Kisara] [Isis I./Ishizu I., Mahado/Mahad]
Seto x Kisara Week Prompts reviews
Written for Seto x Kisara Week 2015. A collection of eight oneshots written for the pairing of Seto and Kisara covering blueshipping (Seto and Kisara), mizushipping (Priest Seto and Kisara) and effectshipping (Kaibaman and Blue-Eyed Maiden). A really fun and challenging project that I'm glad to have been a part of!
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,422 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/5/2015 - Published: 9/20/2015 - Kisara, Set, S. Kaiba - Complete
Red & Moon reviews
He's a wiry ex-Slums boy and she's a walking attitude problem from the Plate. Childhood friends that stuck together through it all ... but can they battle through the troubles of Shinra and their personal lives? Maybe best friends should remain as such.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,723 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/1/2009 - Published: 1/21/2008 - Reno, Rude
I Surrender Everything reviews
What happens when the ANBU Commander returns to Konoha after five long years? Will bad blood between her and the elders expose Naruto to Akatsuki, or does the young woman have more ties to his past than originally thought? Either way, blood is thicker.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,886 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/13/2009 - Kakashi H., Naruto U.
Silent Secrets reviews
Arriving at yet another dilapidated city, the pack comes across a girl leading a bunch of thieves, much like Tsume once did.She offers them food and shelter. But something is amiss as Quent turns up to kill the four, only to be stopped by a new wolf...
Wolf's Rain - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 25,200 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 2/17/2009 - Published: 11/27/2007
If You Fall, I Will Catch You reviews
Sequel to Time After Time. Jazira is seventeen and the heir to the modern Egyptian throne, but with the threat of the Aralanti still hanging and countless boys requesting her hand in marriage...how is Seto coping? Is Kisara watching over as promised?
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 23 - Words: 42,499 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/15/2009 - Published: 11/4/2007 - Kisara, S. Kaiba
Out On A Limb reviews
She'd had no luck with men so far and he'd had most of the ladies. She was sick of guys and he couldn't find the right woman. Maybe the answer was a little closer than they thought, but would the two be able to put up with each other as a couple? Reffie!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,182 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/30/2008 - Reno, Yuffie K.
Sephiroth's Secret reviews
When Cloud's younger sister shows up in Edge as a 1st Class SOLDIER, secrets begin to raise their ugly heads ... secrets that were buried and hidden by President Shinra; secrets that should have remained hidden amidst Shinra's deepest files forever.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 21,928 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 12/21/2008 - Published: 2/21/2008 - Sephiroth, Cloud S.
Why Do You Have A Claw On Your Hand? reviews
What did it matter what his attire stood for, or symbolized? How could a little girl possibly understand? And yet, amidst her endless questions, Vincent realizes just how wise young Marlene really is.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,905 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/8/2008 - Vincent V., Marlene W. - Complete
Emotions reviews
Oneshot. Her being there would always be enough to lure him down from the Upper Plate. Angeal was gone, but his pride and dreams would always lead the youth back to this church.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 878 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/27/2008 - Zack F., Aerith G. - Complete
Crippled reviews
The WRO have apprehended the man responsible for the majority of Gaia's atrocities...and yet one curios little girl can't quite understand why he has to be killed...he's just a crippled and defenceless old man. Oneshot.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,033 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Published: 5/21/2008 - Marlene W., Prof. Hojo - Complete
Ties of Love and Eternity reviews
At a festive duel, Seto Kaiba finds his technology malfunctioning. Anger, impatience and inadequate staff all fade away when he sees her standing in the crowd of spectators.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,003 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/23/2007 - Kisara, S. Kaiba - Complete
Time After Time reviews
Seto X Kisara for modern days, it's a worked out plot, so the full summary is inside. Thanks for the great, great support ppls, sequel posted. Again, you've been the best readers I could hope for, and it means so much ppls! Kas,XxxxX !COMPLETE!
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 18 - Words: 30,870 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/4/2007 - Published: 8/23/2007 - Kisara, S. Kaiba - Complete
A Girlfriend's Goodbye reviews
The flowers were her ever faithful companions; they'd never leave her alone in this hallowed garden of a church...but how come he had? Countless times she'd looked up through the hole in the roof, but only the rain greeted her tears...Zack had left her.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 777 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/1/2007 - Aerith G., Zack F. - Complete
Afterwards reviews
As he trudges through the harrowing fruits of his labour, Reno comes across the body of a Slum Dweller he hadn't been expecting and finally something makes it through that exterior and strikes the young Turk's hidden conscience, with a vengeance.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,063 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/27/2007 - Reno, Rude - Complete
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