DireSphinx
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Joined 03-26-08, id: 1535559, Profile Updated: 04-28-10
Author has written 33 stories for Labyrinth, Ico, Shadow of the Colossus, Avatar: Last Airbender, and Detective Conan/Case Closed.

Come, step inside...

In these darkening hours of midnight and madnight, when Truth and Reality twist in the Veil, join me at my fireside. Sit and partake of my hospitality, tea and scones are to your left on the end table. Watch the fire burn, fed on the remnant scraps of my hopes and dreams, with the minuscule blurbs of my written words kindling to the flame. Be not alarmed at the shadows that scurry across the walls in the corners of your eyes. Tis only your imagination at play.

At least, tell yourself a lie if it will set you at ease.

It's a strange place, my abode, caught in the crux of twilight and dusk, the shuttered light from beyond a pale shadow of possibility. I'd offer to light a candle, but I'm afraid I'm all out. The candle seller stopped coming by my door ages ago. This grey facsimile will just have to suffice.

If the feeble light does not hamper you, then please come sit at my side. Share a poem, a prose, a heartfelt sigh. Let out all your frustrations, cry out your tears. I shall never say a word. For words have power, terrible dangerous power, and once spoken, can never be recalled. I cannot guarantee that I'm the only one listening. And who knows how the words will be interpreted.

But, if you say the right words, the true right words, we may just be able to whittle this stolen dream in time away. It will be difficult, there isn't much time, but what's a reward without a little risk? I'm a bit of a gambler myself.

Care to make a wager?

(Sara-chan, I am so blaming you for this profile page.)

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Identity Theft by Ocianne reviews
In which Kudo loses a few last hopes, and goes further into Kaitou Kid's head than he ever anticipated. Now a series, as the fallout settles and things don't -quite- fade into the dark. Complete.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,744 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 8/21/2011 - Published: 10/27/2006 - Shinichi K./Conan E., Heiji H., Kaito K., Saguru H. - Complete
Spandex, Seven Possible Uses Of by s2lou reviews
This is not a story about love. It's not, really. Or: the true—in parts, anyway—story behind Kuroba Kaito's existence. First!KID/Phantom Lady. Also, crack. Happy birthday, hattergems!
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,129 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/24/2010 - Complete
Gems' Entry by s2lou reviews
Compilation. KaitoAoko. —To-morrow, Yesterday, To-day: Kaito would watch, silent and still, back straight like an Egyptian cat's, ears twitching in rhythm with Aoko's pained little night-noises.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 94,958 - Reviews: 220 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 2/7/2010 - Published: 4/22/2008 - Kaito K., Aoko N.
parenthesis by s2lou reviews
The train runs into the dark like a great, wild-barking dog. Aoko sees it coming, the night. Aoko-centric, side KA. Happy Birthday, DireSphinx!
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,479 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/29/2010 - Aoko N., Kaito K. - Complete
To Steer The Stars by JoIsBishMyoga reviews
"There are more things in heaven and earth..." As Kuroba Kaito is about to discover, when he overhears an odd conversation between his detective and a mysterious little girl.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 25,207 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/5/2009 - Kaito K., Saguru H. - Complete
Point of View by blinkblink reviews
MK. It's not so much that she hates him, as that he makes her furious. Which is probably why she doesn't see it coming, until it's already there. Aoko/Kid.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,469 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 8/12/2009 - Published: 8/8/2009 - Aoko N., Kaito K. - Complete
Heavy Silences by blinkblink reviews
MK/DC. "We would like Kid delivered by the 24th. For every day you're late, one bright face vanishes from the world." Children kidnapped, Nakamori has only one place to turn for help. Kaitou Kid. Epilogue: The end. Of a kind.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 14 - Words: 64,778 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 305 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 4/27/2009 - Published: 2/10/2009 - Kaito K. - Complete
One Night Beyond by Aurinya reviews
When Kogorou finds an ill and weakened Conan in the shadows of an alley corner deep into the night, he was faced with a new and challenging choice to make - but was Conan's wish really just one of pure, innocent childishness? Sad Oneshot.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,618 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 13 - Published: 12/29/2008 - M. Sera, Kogoro M. - Complete
Dry Eyes by joryuukage reviews
“Shinichi’s gone,” the small boy explains softly, after a moment. ‘Gone.’ Not left. Gone. One-shot.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,451 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/27/2008 - Complete
That Stupid Tar Ball by loveandallthat reviews
Katara makes meat for the first time in a while, but Sokka is too busy looking for Toph. Where is she, and how will he get her out? another one for DireSphinx!
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,132 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/24/2008 - Sokka, Toph - Complete
Effects of Mocking by loveandallthat reviews
Written for DireSphinx. When Zuko gets mad and mocks the gaang, he insults Toph and goes too far. And the first person to comfort her? The generally insensitive Sokka. Tokka.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 656 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 5/22/2008 - Sokka, Toph - Complete
After Eternity Has Come and Gone by Fyliwion reviews
AU What do we do when we stand alone and forgotten in a world that slowly falls to pieces around us? What happens when the last of those we love dies? What remains of the shell of our lives when reality shatters? [MK AokoKaito]
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,366 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/2/2006 - Kaito K., Aoko N. - Complete
Remember me by Silence-Darkness reviews
When they forgot, their memories were taken away cleanly and swiftly. When he forgets, it will be slow and crippling.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,349 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 11 - Published: 8/4/2006 - Link - Complete
The Riddle of Steel by Negative Creep reviews
Watch closely, everyone. I'm going to show you how to kill a god.
Shadow of the Colossus - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,536 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/6/2006 - Complete
Try it On by Billie Jukes reviews
One-Shot. Kaito and Shinichi are twins. Shinichi is trying to grips with the Kuroba family secret. And worse, Coming to grips with the fact that he might be as much Kid as Kaito
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,003 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 14 - Published: 8/10/2004 - Complete
Re-Visions by randi2204 reviews
Now complete! What about the condition that Van has to fulfull? Will Van and Hitomi ever be happy?
Escaflowne - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 66,612 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/18/2002 - Published: 10/20/2001 - Complete
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Kaitou's ABC's reviews
Twenty-six stories centering around Kaitou Kid, aka Kuroba Kaito. One for every letter of the alphabet. Letter W: White. The walls are white.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Humor/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,428 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 6/13/2010 - Published: 3/1/2009 - Kaito K.
Ten Commandments of Detective Conan reviews
I'm expecting to be struck by lightning any second now for this blasphemy...
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 516 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 14 - Published: 5/4/2010 - Complete
Story Snippets reviews
For even a rose that will never bloom is beautiful in its own right. A collection of stories that will never be.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 3,533 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/2/2010 - Published: 9/25/2009
Fallout reviews
And now she knows, oh how she knows, of the truths long since denied to she. Beware the fallout, fiery fallout, as she lights into one Shinichi.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 415 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Published: 2/24/2010 - Ran M. - Complete
Observations reviews
It's amazing the things you discover when people think you aren't paying attention.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,741 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/29/2010 - Mitsuhiko T. - Complete
Raspberry Beret reviews
And now, for your viewing pleasure, the poem on crack.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,110 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/15/2010 - Kaito K., Aoko N.
Trains reviews
Why, for the love of God, am I tied to these train tracks? Secret Santa for you-know-not-my-name. What? You mean Christmas isn't in January? Oh fudgemonkey.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,112 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 25 - Published: 1/15/2010 - Kaito K., Aoko N. - Complete
Apologies reviews
Tis the season of giving and forgiving...thus the author would like to issue apologies to the following:
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,317 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/11/2009 - Complete
Kiriyama Syndrome reviews
Her story begins with "Once upon a time..."
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,523 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/23/2009 - Vermouth
Midnight Musings reviews
Triangle, circle, whatever you want to call it, it's never-ending. Angsty crack. Yes, you read that right.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,334 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/26/2009 - Kogoro M. - Complete
Existentialist Conversations reviews
Well...this has never happened before.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,952 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/17/2009 - Published: 4/12/2009 - Kaito K.
The Ruby de Majid reviews
A heist in prose. Yes, you read that right. Kami-sama, I must be insane.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,412 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Published: 5/16/2009 - Kaito K. - Complete
Necklaces reviews
Conversation piece. "You mean to tell me Shinichi's been stealing for four years!"
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,210 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/10/2009 - Yukiko K., Yusaku K. - Complete
Crabby reviews
If he didn't know better, he'd swear he was caught up in some sick fanfiction craze. For s2lou. Happy Belated Birthday!
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,042 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/5/2009 - Heiji H., Kazuha T. - Complete
Brains reviews
Two words: Zombie Heiji. katiesparks, this is all your fault.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 793 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/24/2009 - Heiji H., Kazuha T. - Complete
Peter Pan in Reverse reviews
He's fallen into darkness where she became his guiding light. Sequel's sequel to Book.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,359 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/23/2009 - Ai Haibara/Shiho M., Mitsuhiko T. - Complete
Forgive reviews
He couldn't forgive her. That's okay. She wasn't a very forgiving person either.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,099 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/12/2009 - Ai Haibara/Shiho M. - Complete
Calling reviews
Another night, another phone call...another chance to hear her cry...
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 480 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/3/2009 - Shinichi K./Conan E. - Complete
Bets reviews
In which Shinichi discovers the perils of betting against one Hattori Heiji.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,834 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 28 - Published: 1/18/2009 - Shinichi K./Conan E., Heiji H. - Complete
Labyrinth Limericks reviews
Because the Labyrinth deserves its own corny limericks...and I'm scatter-brained enough to write them.
Labyrinth - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 783 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/31/2008 - Published: 11/24/2008
Smile reviews
My earliest memory of her is of her smile. A look into Wander and Mono's first meeting.
Shadow of the Colossus - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,243 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/13/2008 - Complete
Alone reviews
You've left me all alone my dear, you've left me here to cry. You've left me all alone my dear without a word goodbye.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,032 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 12/12/2008 - Complete
Circumstance reviews
Sometimes, Shinichi swore, God had a personal vendetta against him. Then something like this would happen to make him question whether he might be a little too hasty with his condemnations against the Almighty.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,926 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/9/2008 - Shinichi K./Conan E., Gin - Complete
We're Sorry reviews
To keep our son alive, to ensure that he would live to see tomorrow, we would do anything. Even if that meant condemning ourselves to Hell.
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,607 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/25/2008 - Yukiko K., Yusaku K. - Complete
Book reviews
There's a reason why Mitsuhiko won't share his book with anyone...
Detective Conan/Case Closed - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,341 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/23/2008 - Ai Haibara/Shiho M., Mitsuhiko T. - Complete
Midnight Discoveries reviews
It was a typical night, nothing particularly interesting or memorable about it, except for the cricketbats. If that wasn't the understatement of the year...
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,029 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/23/2008 - Sokka, Toph - Complete
I Shed No Tears reviews
How does a man with a stony heart turn out to be that way? What could cause this mannequin to replace our hapless Fae?
Labyrinth - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 618 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/28/2008 - Complete
The True Tale reviews
I'm afraid, my children, you have all been mislead. That was not the true Labyrinth tale. The true tale is much darker, more twisted to boot, than this Jim Henson's sad portrayal."
Labyrinth - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,110 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 5/25/2008 - Published: 5/7/2008
Words at Gunpoint reviews
Words, in their own way, are a lot like Russian Roulette.
Labyrinth - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,982 - Reviews: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 4/27/2008 - Published: 4/11/2008
Knights and Princes reviews
Because Jareth doesn't have a big enough ego...Sir Didymus, forgive me!
Labyrinth - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 366 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/24/2008 - Complete
Is She Worth It? reviews
In the midst of battle, one question rises up from the depths...
Shadow of the Colossus - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 755 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/15/2008 - Complete
Doves reviews
She reminds him of the doves in the temple.
Ico - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,132 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/14/2008 - Complete
A Plea to the Goblin King reviews
Because we've all felt this way before...
Labyrinth - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 286 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/11/2008 - Complete