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Joined 09-10-07, id: 1373320, Profile Updated: 01-12-14
Author has written 21 stories for Atlantis, How to Train Your Dragon, Broken Sword, and Castle.

Name: Have a guess! But for the record, I'm known as 'Bintavivi' on Deviantart. :-)

Age: Does it really matter?

Height: If you're looking for a basketball-player-tall-writer, sorry, that's not me!

Weight: Mind your own buisness, will you?

Hobbies: singing, writing, reading, drawing, photography, playing the guitar and the djembé, acting, watching movies, travelling of course, hiking, playing tennis, riding horses, ...

Favourite Singers and/or Bands (in no particular order, and with my apologies to all those I'm going to forget):

In French: Yannick Noah, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Renaud, George Brassens, Pierre Bachelet, Jacques Brel, Jean Ferrat, Claude Nougaro, Michel Fugain, Tryo, Les ogres de Barback, Ridan, Tri Yann, Les Enfoirés, ...

In English: Christy Moore, Liam Clancy, Luke Kelly, The Dubliners, Sean Keane, The Wolfe Tones, Mary Black, Phil Collins, Elton John, Michael Bubblé, Tracy Chapman, Amy Macdonald, Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Hornsby, Bryan Adams, Pink Floyd, Queen, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Dire Straits, Nightwish, Rhapsody, Tania Opland & Mike Freeman (they did two 'Pern' albums with Anne McCaffrey!!), Caterpillar, America, Sting & the Police, Ben Harper, Moody Blues, Ray Charles, Nathalia Johnson, Cat Stevens, Johnny Clegg & Savuka, ...

African music/singers: Alpha Blondy, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Youssou N'Dour, Ismaël Lo, Toumani Diabaté, Cesaria Evora, Ballaké Sissoko, Yolandi Nortjie, Ali Farka Touré, Myriam Makeba, Ayub Ogada, ...

Film score composers: Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, Howard Shore, James Horner, John Powell, Harry Gregson Williams, John Williams, Nicholas Hooper, Danny Elfman, ...

Classical music composers: Bach, Beethoven, Tchaïkovsky, Verdi, Mozart.

Favourite Movies: Cry Freedom, V for Vendetta, The Lord of the Rings, Gandhi, Schindler's List, Amistad, Hotel Rwanda, The Constant Gardener, Rabbit-Proof Fence, Amazing Grace, Gladiator, Invictus, Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Slumdog Millionaire, The Lion King, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, (actually, quite a lot of classic Disney movies), How To Train Your Dragon, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, The Road to El Dorado, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe, Beauty and the Beast, Star Wars Saga, Harry Potter (all movies), Finding Nemo, Cars, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up, Monsters and Cie (basically, almost every Disney/Pixar movie), Pirates of the Carribbean (all three!), The Princess Bride, The Boat That Rocked/Pirate Radio, Love Actually, Astérix et Obélix: Mission Cléôpatre, Le Dîner de Cons, Avatar (James Cameron's!!), Kirikou et la Sorcière (Kirikou and the Sorceress), Azur et Asmar (Azur and Asmar: The Princes' Quest), Le Roi et l'Oiseau, ...

Favourite Books: Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), Jonathan Livingtsone Seagull, 1984, His Dark Materials, The Lord of the Rings, A Dry White Season, The Royal Game or Chess Story, Paradise Lost, Lord of the Flies, Flying Dutch, Paint Your Dragon, Who's afraid of Beowulf, Expecting Someone Taller, You Don't Have To Be Evil To Work Here But It Helps (I adore this novel's title so much I just had to put it in here!!), Lettre à un Otage, Terre des Hommes, Paroles, Les Fleurs du Mal, Harry Potter (all seven books!), The Mists of Avalon (and basically every book that deals with the Arthurian legend), La Moïra Gallica, The Ballad of Pern series (I LOVE dragons!!), The Quickening (series), Alors les oiseaux sont partis, Mon Nom est Rouge, Matin Brun, Tanguy, A l'ouest, rien de nouveau (All Quiet on the Western Front), and I'm probably forgetting a ton of other books!!

Most Hated Book: LOLITA!! CURSE YOU, VLADIMIR NABOKOV!! I HATE YOU!!

Favourite TV Shows: Kaamelott, "Fais pas ci, fais pas ça", Castle, Game of Thrones.

Favourite colours: Red, blue, green.

Favourite video-game: The Broken Sword series, without a doubt.

Some random things to know about me:

I'm half-French and half-German.

I grew up in West Africa. But for some reason, Ireland is the only place in the world where I feel at home. I love Ireland from the bottom of my heart, with every fiber of my being.

My first language is French, my second is German, my third is English, and my fourth is Spanish. I consider myself a fairly good writer in French, but mostly write fan fictions in English (honestly, who would read my stories if I posted them in French??). You have no idea how much time translating my stories from French into English takes! My aim is to write very smoothly: everything must FEEL natural. Then again, even though I first started learning English 14 years ago (and plan on becoming an English teacher), it's still not my first language, so please keep that in mind when reading my stories! ;-)

Vice: People tend to say I scare people off for being too blunt. Personally, I prefer being blunt instead of a hypocrit.

Virtue: Extremely loyal. Once you have earned my trust and friendship, you can be sure I will never take it back.

Personality: uh...complex. Very complex. Better ask my friends than me!

Random Fact: I love blowing bubbles and singing in public areas just to see people giving me weird looks. Then, I smile at them and say:"Have a nice day! Life's good!"

Random Theory: if everyone of us could pay a little more attention to each other (for example, smiling to people just for the sake of it), the world would be a better place.

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Third Chance by Gegegehu reviews
Treasure, magic, love, princesses and thieves, flying carpets and dastardly foes, ancient knowledge and dark gods. Accompany an unwilling hero, and his maybe too willing companion on their journey to save the world.
Prince of Persia - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 137,258 - Reviews: 224 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 4/7 - Published: 12/26/2008
From Paris, With Love by Crimson-Butterfly89 reviews
On a return trip to Paris, George's mind is on one thing and one thing only.
Broken Sword - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,102 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/23/2012 - Complete
Grains of Sand by Shadowhawke reviews
Sand can be swept by the wind, but in gusts they can also dance. A series of one-shots and drabbles following the Prince and Elika before, throughout, and after the events of the game.
Prince of Persia - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 82,829 - Reviews: 388 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 10/17/2011 - Published: 1/31/2009
Heart and Soul by Calico reviews
One-shots focusing around Hiccup, Astrid, Toothless, and their family.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,707 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 5/13/2011 - Published: 9/25/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid
A Crystal's Shadow by Atlandim reviews
Kida gets saved,Atlantis is restored, a new queen will be crowned soon. Good news? Well the death of Kida's father will leave something suprising...and a secret? Something's going on with Kida...what will Milo do about it? T for blood, language, NDE, etc.
Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 23,243 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/26/2011 - Published: 1/16/2009 - Complete
Eve by Lady.Bronte reviews
"The boy did not stir in his sleep as she would have liked, but his fingers did twitch slightly, a sign that his soul still resided within." Part III of Horizons, a character study in IV parts.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/11/2010 - Published: 11/4/2010 - Astrid, Hiccup - Complete
A Debt Repaid by Calico reviews
Aftermath following the battle of the Green Death.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,756 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 11/8/2010 - Published: 11/7/2010 - Complete
The Turning Autumn by Gumdrop Boo reviews
Change - it is inevitable; it is constant. People, places, thoughts and things never stay the same forever although within Berk change is never necessarily a bad thing. :Post movie 4 yrs:
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,996 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/9/2010 - Published: 8/26/2010 - Complete
Getting Used To It by Miss Pookamonga reviews
A series of oneshots focusing on Hiccup and Astrid's relationship. Fluff lovers rejoice! BREAKING POINT PART THREE IS UP!: "Hiccup...what are you doing in my bed?"
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,459 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 362 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 8/9/2010 - Published: 5/16/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid
Atlantis Summons the Keeper by Aquarian Wolf reviews
When Claire Hansen, fixer of holes in the fabric of the universe, is summoned to Atlantis, she gets a He..ck of a lot more than she bargained for. Can she, Milo, Kida, and a certain ectoplasmic exmerc, stop an ancient evil from stealing the Heart?
Crossover - Book X-overs & Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,823 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 7/7/2010 - Published: 4/2/2005 - Complete
All of Him by Calico reviews
She was thinking that she quite possibly hated Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, he of the goofy smile, the perpetual accident waiting to happen. ** Astrid's thoughts throughout the movie, especially concerning one less than ideal Viking.**
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,853 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/25/2010 - Astrid, Hiccup - Complete
Hey Soul Sister by Enchantable reviews
FutureFic. After a long day of meetings, Hiccup's working late in the blacksmith shop. Astrid comes to visit and stumbles on Hiccup's latest project. When it comes to them, nothing ever goes entirely as planned, and neither would have it any other way.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,775 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 30 - Published: 5/10/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid - Complete
The Education by Julie Horwitz reviews
A year after "Love's Legacy," Princess Saranikash Thatch becomes a woman and her parents have to give her "the talk."
Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,626 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/26/2009 - Complete
When The Heart Calls by Isosceletic Triangulate reviews
Written using the LJ community 1sentence's prompts, a series of short bits about the relationship between Milo and Kida. From the mutual feelings of occasional culture shock to wedding vows, written up in no more and no less than fifty sentences.
Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,396 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/7/2009 - Complete
Odds and Ends by Muriel Candytuft reviews
In which Remy, Linguini, and Colette reflect on the rather unconventional decorations they've each chosen for their home. Hokey title, I know.
Ratatouille - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 829 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Published: 2/13/2009 - Complete
The Thief And His Princess by Midnite Solistace reviews
Continuation of the new Prince Of Persia game, SPOILERS. The "prince" carries Elika out into the desert, the two must learn to see eye to eye, and come up with a new plan to move on with their lives. Read and Review :D
Prince of Persia - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,252 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/14/2008
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Epistles reviews
This one-shot is set almost directly after the end of episode 6x14, so watch out for spoilers if you have not seen the episode yet. Rated T for implied stuff at the end, but honestly there's nothing shocking. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,259 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/2 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fate Misnamed reviews
"She had known something was out of place the second they had discovered that their latest suspect was a former CIA operative." One-shot. Happens during 6x12. Pure speculation since the episode hasn't aired yet. Possible spoilers are entirely coincidental. Rated T for implied nudity (though no funny business happens). Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,378 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/11 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R. - Complete
The Castle Within - FR reviews
" Les yeux de Kate s'attardèrent sur l'étiquette, jaunie par le temps, qui indiquait encore aujourd'hui à qui appartenait l'objet qu'elle tenait entre ses mains. Richard Alexander Rodgers." Globalement, une histoire qui est partie de cette question: pourquoi Castle a-t-il choisi "Castle" comme nom de plume?
Castle - Rated: T - French - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,962 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 7/2/2013 - Published: 6/1/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R.
The Castle Within reviews
"Kate let her gaze rest a little while longer on the old stick-on label which had turned yellowish with time and yet still clearly indicated to whom the object she was holding in her hands belonged. Richard Alexander Rodgers." All in all, a story that was born out of this question: why did Castle pick the name 'Castle? Rated T for safety.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,209 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R.
Strictly Business
"When Nico grabbed George's hand ... there was one thought and one thought only that hammered relentlessly in her mind: run away, and fast." A retelling of the ending of the ORIGINAL Broken Sword game. Rated T just in case. Complete.
Broken Sword - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,628 - Published: 1/18/2012 - Complete
Meaningful Ashes reviews
"Her eyes fell on the person she wanted to see. Hiccup, however, did not react at all, too absorbed by whatever it was that he was doing, namely writing something on a piece of parchment." Complete.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,488 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/6/2012 - Astrid, Hiccup - Complete
Beyond the Realms: Lacrimosa reviews
Part 1 out of 3. No summary this time. Read and find out for yourselves! Happens a couple of years after 'Footprints'. Rated T for violence mainly .
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 46,521 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 10/15/2011 - Published: 11/4/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid
Until We Meet Again reviews
"Why was it that every time life was starting to be good for her, something bad just had to happen and ruin it? It wasn't fair." Set between BS1 and BS2. One-shot. George & Nico.
Broken Sword - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,531 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/25/2011 - Complete
Swimming reviews
When Astrid had come looking for him earlier that day, Hiccup definitely had no idea he was going to end up on the beach...One-shot.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,932 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 15 - Published: 4/28/2011 - Hiccup, Astrid - Complete
Reconquest reviews
"Astrid sighed, now clearly wanting to slap herself. How could it have come to this? Oh, right. Stupid Ruffnut and her stupid habit to make stupid bets." Rated T for innuendo and just a bit of strong language.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,655 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 154 - Follows: 21 - Published: 1/31/2011 - Astrid, Hiccup - Complete
Full Circle reviews
"Autumn in Paris was usually stereotypically beautiful. Except when cafés were being blown up by creepy-looking clowns, that is. But even that seemed so distant now." Post Angel of Death. GeorgexNico.
Broken Sword - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,092 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/16/2011 - Complete
Blackmail reviews
Toothless sure knows how to get what he wants. Complete.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,814 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/3/2010 - Hiccup - Complete
Hot Spring reviews
Laugardagur, a term referred to as "wash day", is related to the Viking's routine of taking a bath every Saturday. Hiccup, Astrid knows, takes more than one bath a week. Rated T for safety, but once again, K should be okay, too. Complete!
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,528 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 26 - Published: 10/23/2010 - Astrid, Hiccup - Complete
Training Day reviews
Happens after 'Footprints'. Winter has almost passed, and Astrid has kept her word: she's the one who trains him. And today is another training day. One-shot.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,452 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/15/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid - Complete
Footprints reviews
Happens after the movie. Hiccup has to deal with a lot of changes, including new footprints. Rated T just for safety, but K should be suitable too. HiccupxToothless friendship HiccupxAstrid. And I suck at summaries. Now finally complete!
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,466 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 10/7/2010 - Published: 4/23/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid - Complete
Grounded reviews
If there was one thing Astrid completely and utterly hated above all, it was feeling powerless in front of any given situation. Why does her Deadly Nadder act this weird, all of a sudden? Rated T for no real reason.
How to Train Your Dragon - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,786 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 11 - Published: 6/5/2010 - Hiccup, Astrid - Complete
An Endless mystery reviews
Basically, this is what happens between the moment Kida returned and the end of the movie. Now rated T just to be safe.
Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,797 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 3/3/2010 - Published: 10/6/2008
Galin reviews
A simple series of one-shots meant to explore Galin's temper, abilities, what he likes and dislikes. Hence the simple, yet clear title. Meet Atlantis' Prince! Rated T just to be safe.
Atlantis - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,884 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/31/2010 - Published: 10/10/2009
Strawberry Pie reviews
Kida has been too curious about surface-world cuisine, and is now entitled, like the rest of the Ulysses crew, to undergo one of Cookie's meals. But none of them had expected a dessert. One-shot.
Atlantis - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,232 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/28/2009 - Complete
In the Name of Thaddeus reviews
Set after Milo's Return. Our favorite scholar is given the opportunity to have his revenge...
Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 25,284 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/1/2009 - Published: 11/8/2008 - Complete
A moment of doubt reviews
A missing scene in "Milo's return", taking place at Mr Whitmore's mansion when Kida considers the possibility of hiding the Crystal again. I suck at summaries.
Atlantis - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,528 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Complete