Taru Rui
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Joined 09-01-07, id: 1366391, Profile Updated: 08-05-11
Author has written 2 stories for Elite Beat Agents, and Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan/押忍!闘え!応援団.

'Allo. The name's 'Taru Rui (more usually addressed as 'Taru). I always told myself I wanted to join this site since I was like, eleven or something, but I never got around to it, because I told myself that I would join once I'd written at least a few good chapters of a story. That never happened (I've written multiple chapters, but they're quite embarrassingly terrible. Or I lost interest in the concept of the story. Haha), so eventually I just signed up for an account...

2011-08-05 UPDATE: Oh, I forgot about this thing. Updated profile. Maybe some other floating revisions to come.

Moving on!

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Likes: Sleep, music, art, drawing, writing, reading, video games, spontaneous conversation, singing, unusual (but well-written) fanfiction, oreos, guys that aren't imposing

Dislikes: Jerks, illiteracy, idiots, drama, squash (the food...), close-minded people, waking up early, men who don't understand my disdain for them

Favorite...
Video Game: Ouendan/Elite Beat Agents series, Mario Party 2/3. Right now my addiction is the Rhythm Tengoku series

Show: I have just stepped into Doctor Who and absolutely love it. I watch Supernatural but I'm waaaaay behind and I've seen things way out of order. Also, Drew Carey's Improv-a-Ganza, but I still love Whose Line. It's just... no more new material in Whose Line...

Characters: Ouendan: Ryuta, Shinta, Hayato. Mario: Luigi, Waluigi.

Pairings: I'LL TAKE ANYTHING! Actually, I enjoy non-romantic pairs.

Currently...: If you're going to expect anything at all, expect Ouendan/EBA fics. Since the main characters have veeeery veeeery little characterization in-game, I tend to write them in a combination of the popular Japanese fanon and my own little spin. Though, I think my EBA deviate from the J-fanon more than the Ouendan.

Works in Progress:

-The Sound of Cacophony (Elite Beat Agents/Ouendan xover) - WRITER'S BLOCK After the passing threat of the Rhombulan invasion, the Elite Beat Agents seek to strengthen themselves for future situations. And what better to do than to visit the Ouendan, the group that pioneered musical motivation? -- Chapter 3 in the works. Formerly titled There's More to it Than That.

-Off-Days (Elite Beat Agents/Ouendan) - WRITER'S BLOCK So... what exactly DO the Agents and Ouendan do when they're not on a mission? -- I wrote a chapter but I hate it as of now. XD So once I write a RESPECTABLE first chapter, I'll throw in the cracky omake one.

Ideas that are floating around in my conscious:

So. Uh. Yay? I get writer's block a lot, so... don't expect me to update too much (if I do...)

I'm a bit more of an artist than I am a writer, so if you want, visit my deviantArt.

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The Mole: Saboteur's Island by krisetchers reviews
The Mole: The mystery continues! Ten players aim to complete a series of challenges, winning up to 500,000 coins in this tropical setting. But among them is a betraying secret agent, ruthlessly sabotaging their vacation. Can you uncover who is The Mole?
Mario - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Mystery - Chapters: 47 - Words: 237,648 - Reviews: 628 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 5/16/2013 - Published: 10/18/2008 - Complete
Abandon Ship by Shadow Koneko reviews
Zoey and Ellis meet up in the last place either of them ever expected: in the middle of the ocean. Ellis/Zoey and slight Francis/Rochelle/Nick
Left 4 Dead - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 46,514 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 3/6/2013 - Published: 11/18/2010 - Zoey, Ellis
Random Encounters FFIV by Ysavvryl reviews
A drabble series of random encounters through Final Fantasy 4. Lots of monster-slaying included.
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 28 - Words: 16,793 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 7/6/2011 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Cecil - Complete
Parental Permission by Splintered Star reviews
Rosa could be scary, but her mother was far worse. Kain recounts over a few beers the time when he asked for permission to court her. Post game, Kain/Rosa/Cecil
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,206 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Kain, Rosa - Complete
Comedy of Errors by SpeakingThroughWrittenWords reviews
AU. Mistaken for another, this town has Matthew staying with a Englishman he does not know, confessing feelings to a man, and escaping the law he has not broken. Alfred's just mad Arthur has locked him out of the house.
Hetalia - Axis Powers - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 53 - Words: 45,799 - Reviews: 455 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 8/21/2009 - Published: 6/28/2009 - Canada, America - Complete
Life of an Agent by White-Jet reviews
Elite Beat Agent Chapter Series Episode 35: While recovering from hypothermia, Ryuta witnesses the amount of devistation surrounding the Stevens household; while Spin struggles to get control of Techno while waiting for the rest of the Ouendan to show up.
Elite Beat Agents - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 35 - Words: 171,519 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 12/19/2008 - Published: 4/26/2007
Heart of a Child by Digi-Dolphin reviews
At long last, the conclusion to Heart of a Child. Did Kratos survive his miracle? Is the curse broken? Will he keep his promises? Find out in the last Aurion Family story! With this completed, only the Wonder Chef series remains in this fandom for me.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 88,871 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/28/2008 - Published: 12/14/2004 - Complete
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Hayato's Day with the Dog reviews
Hayato finds himself particularly bored one day as the only idle squad member of the Morning City Ouendan. Well, except one other... So, they go for a contemplative walk together. Slight language.
Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan/押忍!闘え!応援団 - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,290 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/14/2008 - Hayato Saionji - Complete
The Sound of Cacophony reviews
After the Rhombulan invasions, Commander Kahn sends his agents to Japan to study the Ouendan's cheering methods in order to fortify themselves. However, Agent Spin finds himself feeling doubtful, while some longtime rivals make an inopportune appearance..
Elite Beat Agents - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,100 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/8/2008 - Published: 11/6/2007 - Agent Spin