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Author has written 9 stories for Naruto, Mass Effect, Toaru Majutsu no Index/とある魔術の禁書目録, and Bleach.
Despite the pen-name, I have a multitude of other names in which I go by. SF, Fluffy, Ferret, Smokin'Ferret, many things. You may call me what you wish, so long as it isn't offensive, and I humbly extend to you the greetings you deserve.
I live in Virginia, held up a small town called Chesterfield County.
Age: 23 years old
Likes: Many things, from socializing with people on the interwebs to socializing in the real life. Basic things that most people enjoy; drinking, being around people your close to, things like that I enjoy as much as anyone else. I also take great joy in sleeping as much as I possibly can considering the fact that I suffer from insomnia; a little fact that I have learned to loath from the bottom of my heart.
Dislikes: There are few things that I truly dislike now-a-days; considering the fact that I no longer give two squirts of piss about anything that doesn't directly affect me personally. That's not to say that nothing bothers me, as I have a great distaste for hypocritical bull-shit that I have the displeasure of witnessing. If I am personally subjected to an individual's hypocritical shit, I will not hesitate to retaliate in a manner that will leave them with a new hole to shit out of. I don't play when it comes to that issue, and I will destroy anyone who's ignorant enough to think that they can get away with it.
Hobbies: As times goes, my hobbies have changed pace since the last time I updated this thing. While I still enjoy creating original characters and such, I don't much RP anymore due to the new story I'm currently putting my primary focus on. I still enjoy a good read though, even if the list is growing more and more scarce as time progresses. Still a gamer at heart, still enjoy reading manga, still enjoy being around my friends and sharing a few drinks with said friends. Aside from that much, my hobbies are largely the same; which in retrospect kinda makes me a dull person now that I think about it.
Dreams: To be a great father and to be an even greater person. I also dream to be rich and famous so I can give back to the people that have been there for me and to give my kids the things I never had growing up.
With the Naruto now doing a nose-dive into the dirt and Bleach becoming too bland for my taste, One Piece is still something I enjoy reading among the Big Three, but it isn't my favorite thing in the world nowadays. That honor goes to Toaru Majutsu no Index and Toaru Kagaku no Railgun respectively. Both are great, but the light novel for Index has me hooked beyond anything else. Seriously, if you haven't read the Index light novel yet; look it up on Baka-Tsuki and give it a read. It's seriously worth it!
Naruto: The Fox with a Dog's Fang: Dead as a Fucking Door-Nail
Many are asking about it, and my answer remains the same; its dead, been dead since I stopped writing it. Too many mistakes to fix, too much time is required to repair the damage done to it. Time I don't have and time I'd rather not waste on a fic that I have no interest in writing anymore. If I was to go back to this, it would be required of me to build it back up from the very beginning just to fix everything that had been done wrong with it. At which point, I would be inclined to say screw it and write a whole different story entirely rather than focus on the same thing with things everyone has already seen thus far in it. So yeah, as the status says, this thing is dead as dead can get and it's not going to change.
Life Lingers After Death: Dead from the Get-Go
While my concept behind it, at the time, was good; it wasn't something I felt comfortable in writing. Too many factors about it were largely unknown to me in addition to me being entirely ignorant of the inner workings of Bleach itself. I didn't want to delve too deep into it after I reached chapter five. So, it stayed dead and shall remain dead. Ironic how the title depicts exactly how this fic turned out to be; dead but still lingering on the site for people to view.
A Unique Hospital Visit: Complete
Again, another case of spur-of-the-moment and something for humors sake than anything else. Liked how everyone enjoyed that bit, and the fact that people still get a kick out of it to this very day never fails to bring a smile to my face.
The Nine: Complete
This was purely made to be a One-Shot anyway, so there's nothing else really needed to be said about it. Just a spur-of-the-moment kinda thing that never gartered enough of my interest to pursue. Anyone who wants to pick up where I left off on this feel free, because I have no use for it.
Three Strings of a Shamisen: On Hold
Probably the only story in the Naruto franchise I may honestly come back to once I have the time. Seriously, its the only one I actually have some innate desire to continue and eventually complete among most of my other works. Most likely because it involves my favorite pairing in the series, or perhaps I just liked the way I characterized things in it. Whatever the case, whenever the urge hits me to write this again, I'll come back to it.
A Certain World of Darkness: On-Going
My new crown jewel at the moment and one I plan to continue for as long as I possibly can. I have a lot of plans for this story and I don't wish to disappoint anyone who's a fan of this. Considering the amount of success I've attained with it, I have the full intentions of seeing this story through. Though updates are slow at the moment, I have no intention of dropping this.
My Favorite Naruto Pairings
While the manga itself has been stuffed down the garbage disposal and spat out somewhere in the sewers, there are some good fanfics still out there that are worth reading to me. That's not saying a whole lot really, but at least my favorite pairings are still my favorites regardless of how much I hate the series now.
Naruto / Tayuya is still one of my most preferred pairings since they seem like they would have great chemistry together. Had circumstances been different, they could have been good together in my eyes; or at least amusing as hell to listen to them bicker. That and I'm guilty of possessing a love for red-heads; lookin' at you Kushina.
Naruto / Yugito without a doubt still my favorite fan-crafted pairing of this series. I'm miffed at how she was killed off so quickly and all that, but since the series is in the gutter as it is; I can take solice in knowing there are more fans of this pairing than when she first appeared. My only gripe is that there are so few good fics out there for this story; only one I can name off the top of my head being Eleven by Geor-sama. There may be more out there, but his story is the only one that really seems to capture the cast well enough for it to seem legit and make her and Nibi seem less like a couple of cats in heat like many authors seem to be doing.
At this point, however, I don't feel the need to write out who my least favorite pairings are in this series. I'll just leave it at the ones I like and avoid ruffling anyone's feathers with the pairings I don't approve of.
Issue of Toaru and its Pairings:
Since the list itself is quite scarce; I'll go ahead and say that I like the Touma / Mikoto pairing even if it is overused to death. Don't misunderstand, I like both of the characters and the pairing itself; but it suffers the problems that most people have with things like Naruto / Hinata or Sakura pairings. Basically, when seen so much and with so many of them, it's bound to get on someone's nerves to see nothing but that pairing all the time with no diversity in sight.
That's the only major gripe I have about the fanfic community when it comes to Index. Despite the vast amount of characters in it, there aren't a lot of people willing to experiment with those other possibilities and stick solely with what is assumed to be the OTP of the series. Nobody is experimenting, which baffles me to no end.
That is why I'll be playing my own horn a bit by saying my favorite pairing is Touma / Mugino. That's right everyone, I went there; I went there and I'll go back there and come back again as many times as I need to. Personally, I don't see anything wrong with liking my own idea and my own fan-crafted pairing. Really, I don't and I think that same feeling applies to anyone who decides to grow a pair and experiment with the vast selection of characters in this or any other series of their choosing. While I'll be the first to admit that I did it solely out of guilty pleasure of loving both of these characters, I don't regret my decision and will stay true to this till the very end.
But seriously, anyone who reads Index fanfiction and enjoys my work; this is for you. In fact, this goes out to anyone of any franchise they enjoy most.
Get a word doc up, do some planning, and start experimenting!
Seriously, after my story was posted and time passed, there was a great BOOM of Touma/Mugino stories cropping up on there. Sure, it passed after a time, but the fact remains that it still happened. My point is that, unless there are people who are willing to stick their necks out, we will never see much change. We need trend-setters, we need people who are willing to say 'screw reviews, lets get some verity' and give us some new flavor in the place. It won't magically happen unless people actively try. We know TouMAN has variety, we all know it, so do the community a favor and post some something fresh and new onto the table for us to read and enjoy. Same goes for any other series out there, if you like a character enough and want to stick him/her with someone; give it a risk and put it out there. It doesn't even need to be special, nothing plot-driven or long; a one-shot will do just fine.
Just some variety is all I'm trying to say here. We know its out there, but to get it someone needs to step up and provide it so that readers can attain the inspiration needed to make things happen.
And that, officially, wraps up how I feel in regards to this matter.
Me Talk Here
So, apparently, I'm famous to some degree or another. In retrospect, that statement alone makes me seem arrogant; but there is at least some truth in it. I'm not proud of this knowledge though, mainly just indifferent about it honestly. Then again, I guess it's not so much about me being 'famous' as it's more or less me being popular than anything else. Either way, my statement still stands the same; in that I'm largely indifferent about the matter itself. Flattered as I am, it honestly doesn't change much.
It's funny how I find myself getting a lot of mixed reactions in regards to how I used to write and how I write nowadays. Really, it's amusing to some degree how people are starting to confuse me as someone else based on my previous works. Kinda sad that, after so many years of being on this site, people still assume I'm the same snappish, arrogant, ass-hole I was back when Fox with a Dog's Fang was my 'greatest' work. They're justified to think that way of course, lord knows I gave them all the ammunition they needed to assume as such.
I just take solace in the fact that I was able to change since then.
In many ways, I look back at that story and I find myself face-palming and criticizing myself for how immature and bratty I was. Let's not even go into detail at how shitty the story is in comparison to my more recent work. And I thought I was the shit why? I used to be proud of this garbage? Sixteen years old, acting like that, what the seven circles of hell was I thinking? Jesus what I wouldn't give to go back and smack some sense into myself for how terrible I was; both as a writer and as a person.
But here I am now, with a new project, a new story, and as a new writer. This is cheesy as hell to say, but I feel like a phoenix that has just been reborn. There has been so much that I have learned over the course of my 'career' as a Fanfiction author. I've inspired many to write and as proud as I am of that I cannot say that I had set the best example. I also earned myself a vast amount of scorn that is largely justified by my most successful work; a work that I am not even going to pretend to be proud of. I've made friends here, made just as many enemies as well; again that may sound cheesy to some of you reading this but it is true.
I'm not going to pretend I'm the greatest author around, because there are countless others out there who are far more skilled in this trade than I could ever hope to be. I will not say that I'm poor at this either, because history has shown that, even if I consider it as my poorest of works, I am good at what I do. I write for you my fans, both long-lasting ones and ones who are just now coming to know me. I've made a lot of mistakes in the past and have learned from them all the same. That's the main reason I keep everything I've written here on, because it serves as a grim reminder of how I was and how much I've changed over the course of my time here.
So this is to you, my friends and fans.
Thank you; these words alone cannot express it enough, but this is all I can really do to show my gratitude to you all. Know that I'm still here and I'm still writing for the sake of providing you all with something worth reading and to fuel the inspiration in others to create their own works. Lord knows I wouldn't have gotten this far if it wasn't for your support. I just felt that it was right to thank you all for your continued support and that I do think about you guys whenever I write.
I sincerely mean that; you guys are my drive and the fact that you've all stuck with me for this long has done me well over the years.
And to those who I have inspired, to those who may or may not view me in a good light; and the writers on this site as a whole. We're here for the sake of those who read what we have written, all of our works are for them. Reviews are nice and all, but don't let it be your only motivation. Do it for them if nothing else, because somewhere someone's month or week could have been made complete just because you updated your story; trust me on this.
So, once again, this is for you; fans and friends of Fanfiction.net; I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all your support. I won't let you down and I hope the days to come are for the best to you all.
And with that, comes the end of all of the things in which I wanted to share. All that's left for me to do now is bid thee farewell. so, without further a due...
Good-bye for now, soo long
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