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Joined 01-31-08, id: 1488821, Profile Updated: 09-15-08
Author has written 13 stories for Forgotten Realms, Silmarillion, and Lord of the Rings.

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What Maketh the Man?

Something which I have encountered, not just in the world of fanfiction, but also in the various English courses (as in literature. If you ask me what 'literature' means I may have to hurt you. don't laugh, it's happened to me on multiple occasions now, and it is annoying.) I have been doing is the sometimes heated debate about what constitutes masculinity and/or bravery in the context of a fictional character. Generally speaking, it seems that there's a fairly equal division between the two sides. One group seems to feel that a 'real' man is so brave that he goes beyond mere recklessness, often with the emotional range of a teaspoon. The other (guess which side I'm on, 'ey?) has slightly lower expectations, allowing for such prudent emotions as fear, anxiety, etc, when they are appropriate.

Let me give an example: Jonathan Harker from Bram Stoker's novel 'Dracula', first published in the 1890s. I have heard people critiscise him for not 'stepping up', as it were, to the expected level of macho-ness for a male fictional character and taking out Dracula when he had the chance. But what is the basis for this accusation? Lol, I just saw how late it is...I shall extend upon this ranting tomorrow...

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Oltho Baras reviews
Glorfindel's life is irrevocably altered when he burns his hand. WARNING: AUness, some violence and mild slash content. If two men together isn't exactly your cuppa tea, then maybe this story isn't for you...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,208 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 1/18/2009 - Published: 8/26/2008 - Glorfindel, Erestor
A Drow's Tale reviews
Four drow rogues come together to wreak havoc upon the surface:the story of Donnia Soldou, Kaer’lic Suun Wett, Ad’non Kareese and Tos’un Armgo, as told by me. Rated M for elf smut and gore.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,808 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 7/23/2008 - Published: 2/20/2008
Khareesa reviews
Inspired by Poe's 'Ligeia' and various bits and pieces from 'Legacy of the Drow'. When Cattie-brie starts behaving very strangely only a return to Menzoberranzan can save her...M for M/F relations and some relatively graphic violence. Enjoy.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,436 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 6/3/2008 - Published: 5/27/2008 - Drizzt D., Catti-brie
Never Speak To Strangers reviews
Drizzt is rescued from an awful lot of orcs by a mysterious stranger, but is it a case of 'out of the frying pan, into the fire? Rated M for attempted rape in a later chapter.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,636 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/27/2008 - Published: 5/5/2008 - Drizzt D. - Complete
Amnesia reviews
Drizzt is suffering from amnesia, and remembers none of his time on the surface. What’s Cattie-brie to do? M/F relations, rated M to be on the safe side.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,513 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 5/1/2008 - Published: 2/8/2008 - Drizzt D., Catti-brie
Comfort reviews
Young Vierna has a nightmare, and runs to Zaknafein for comfort.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,473 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/13/2008 - Published: 2/26/2008 - Vierna D., Zaknafein D. - Complete
Lessons with Mooshie reviews
A prequel of sorts to 'Kiss Me' wherein Drizzt and Montolio discuss...um...intercourse. Some slash/yaoi is involved. Rated M but pretty tame really. Enjoy.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,034 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/22/2008 - Drizzt D. - Complete
Kiss Me reviews
Because there is not enough Drizzt/Wulfgar slash. M/M relations, rated M to be on the safe side.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,703 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/19/2008 - Published: 2/9/2008 - Drizzt D., Wulfgar - Complete
Monsters In The Moonwood
This is a highly AU story wherein Tarathiel and Innovindil meet while prodding monster buttock in the Moonwood. WARNING: Rated M for elf smut and gore.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,873 - Published: 2/18/2008 - Complete
The Voyeurism Trilogy reviews
3 stories the 3rd being still in the oven detailing the antics of assorted Doriath males as seen through the eyes of their feminine counterparts. WARNING: M/M relations SLASH! YAOI! Whatever you want to call it. Most definitely rated M
Silmarillion - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,603 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/16/2008
The Sleepover reviews
This is a one-shot companion piece to Family Affairs. It could be viewed as a prequel of sorts, but will make more sense if you read the other story first. Set during ‘Exile’. Dinin/Jarlaxle, M/M relations, SLASH! If not into, don't read.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,935 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/12/2008 - Dinin D., Jarlaxle - Complete
Family Affairs reviews
The tale of how House Do’Urden gave itself a boost up the Menzoberranzanian ladder and how Drizzt would later feel the consequences. Enjoy. Contains M/F and M/M relations, as well as MPreg. Rated M to be on the safe side. *Complete*
Forgotten Realms - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,742 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/8/2008 - Published: 2/3/2008 - Drizzt D., Catti-brie - Complete
Cravings reviews
Shayleigh is desperate for a midnight snack…but Elbereth won’t be happy with her choice of sweetie. Set before the Epilogue of the ‘Chaos Curse’. Rated T to be on the safe side... *Complete*
Forgotten Realms - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,791 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 2/2/2008 - Complete