Author has written 11 stories for Sailor Moon, Doctor Who, and NCIS.
*UPDATE 6/18/14*For those of you reading my Doctor Who fanfic, 100 Songs for 100 Moments, I have decided to put it on a temporary hiatus. Please read the notice I added to the first chapter, I explain everything there.
About Me: I'm a 19 year old girl. I love reading and writing, as well as lots of other things. I've written many things over the years, but some of my proudest accomplishments are the fanfics I post here. I'm also currently working on a novel, and would love to be a published novelist someday.
Other hobbies besides writing and reading are: dancing (any kind of dancing, but especially ballet. Ballet = love), singing, acting, volunteering with awesome charities (particularly in regards to mental health awareness) hanging out with friends, watching movies/TV shows, listening to music, being outside, biking, playing tennis, playing music (I play violin, viola and piano, and I'm trying to learn guitar) and more.
As you will quickly find out from my profile, I'm a crazy obsessive shipper and a hopeless romantic, and I have a thing for quotes. I also tend to ramble, so apologies for the length of this profile.
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The Gemma Doyle Trilogy (A Great and Terrible Beauty; Rebel Angels; The Sweet Far Thing) by Libba Bray
The Ruby Oliver quartet (The Boyfriend List; The Boy Book; Treasure Map of Boys, Real Live Boyfriends) by e. lockhart
Jodi Picoult (my favorite is My Sisters Keeper, Second Glance is a close second)
Sarah Dessen (my favorites are The Truth About Forever, Just Listen and Lock & Key)
The Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter
The Magic in Manhattan series (Bras & Broomsticks; Frogs & French Kisses; Spells & Sleeping Bags; Parties & Potions) by Sarah Mlynowski
Looking For Alaska by John Green
Let It Snow (a collection of three short stories) by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants; The Second Summer of the Sisterhood; Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood; Forever in Blue; Sisterhood Everlasting) by Ann Brashares
The Books of Bayern (The Goose Girl; Enna Burning; River Secrets; Forest Born), Princess Academy and Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
The Princess Diaries series by Meg Cabot
Amazing Grace by Megan Shull
Year of Secret Assignments and Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty
The Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling
The Nikki Heat series by Richard Caste
The Stone Rose by Jacqueline Rayner (a Doctor Who novel)
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (one of my all-time favorites. Jane Austen is brilliant.)
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Shakespeare (I looove Shakespeare. My favorite plays are Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet, but I really like the others I've read. And I love the few sonnets I know.)
The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
The Heist Society books by Ally Carter
The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
The Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare
Graceling series by Kristin Cashore
For Darkness Shows the Stars and Across A Star-Swept Sea by Diana Peterfruend
The Mistborn trilogy by Brandon Sanderson
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The Sailor Moon manga by Naoko Takeuchi
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
And a LOT more, but I think that covers the main ones. Reading is one of my biggest loves, I read whenever I get the chance.
Putumayo World Music
The Piano Guys
The Cat Empire
Florence and The Machine
Mumford & Sons
Of Monsters and Men
Ludwig von Beethoven
Tchaikovsky (The Festival Overture in E-flat Major, The Year 1812 might just be the most epic piece ever composed.)
Modeste Mussorsgky (Playing The Great Gate of Kiev from his Pictures at an Exhibition is quite exhilarating!)
Plus a lot more artists, composers and random songs, but really, I have close to 2000 songs on iTunes. Music and literature are two of the things I am most passionate about, and I tend to talk about them rather a lot.
Favorite movies/ TV shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (This show is amazing, it has everything. And Joss Whedon is a genius. An evil one, but a genius nonetheless.)
Doctor Who (I have some serious issues with Moffat, and don't really enjoy the new stuff, but the RTD era was wonderful.)
Alias (I wasn't hugely fond of the last two seasons, but it was still decent, and the first three seasons were perfection)
Battlestar Galactica (2004 version)
Firefly (It deserved so much more than it got. *sniff*)
Nikita (2010 version. Ridiculously good. Seriously, it's amazing.)
Veronica Mars (The show is amazing, and the movie was so so so good. I'm so glad they finally resolved things!)
Fringe (Oh my goodness. This show. I don't even know what to say. Basically, it's kind of perfection.)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Sailor Moon (Original Japanese version with subtitles. I have fond feelings for the sub, since it was a huge part of my childhood but it's not nearly as good.)
Sailor Moon Crystal (OH MY GOD IT'S SO BEAUTIFUL. I also love how closely it follows the manga. It's just absolute perfection.)
The Narnia movies
All the Harry Potter movies
Ever After (I think this is my favorite version of Cinderella ever. It's a beautiful movie.)
New Year's Eve
Tangled (I'm a sucker for kids movies! And Tangled is one of Disney's finest, I believe.)
Mulan (One of my all-time favorite Disney movies. Mulan is such an awesome kick-ass character, and I love her relationship with Shang, too.)
Hercules (First of all, this movie has Meg. She is sassy and awesome, and one of my favorite Disney heroines. Secondly, this movie has Hades. He is sassy and awesome, and my favorite Disney villain. Also, the love story between Hercules and Meg is adooorrrabble and I love it so much.)
A whole bunch of Disney movies (I like pretty much all of the classics, and most of the others, too.)
The Swan Princess (Hehe... I was obsessed with this movie when I was like 7. And I still love it, no matter how cheesy it might be.)
My Neighbor Totoro
Howl's Moving Castle
Whisper of the Heart
Nausicåa of the Valley of the Wind
Anything done by Studio Ghibli and/or Hayao Miyazaki
Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight
Les Miserables (2012)
And a whole bunch of others.
Musicals I love
Wicked (only musical I've ever seen on Broadway or an off-Broadway tour... needless to say, it was fantastic.)
Les Miserables (I've only seen the 2012 movie... but oh my goodness, it is amazing.)
West Side Story
A Very Potter Musical (Not quite on the same level as the others, of course, but... it's totally awesome)
RENT (probably my favorite musical. So amazing.)
Phantom of the Opera
Legally Blonde - The Musical
Couples I ship: OTPs
These 6 ships are my OTPs. The ones I ship to an insane degree, the ones I mainly read and write about, the ones I am passionate about. I will ship them to the ends of this Earth and back.
Usagi/Mamoru, Sailor Moon (I'll always love Sailor Moon, and this pairing. They were my first OTP. Not much else to say, they are simply perfect. Tuxedo Kamen/Sailor Moon, Usagi/Mamoru, Serenity/Endymion… for now and forever, they are perfect.)
The Doctor/Rose, Doctor Who (whether it's 10/Rose or 9/Rose, or 10.5/Rose, or even 11/Rose, I ship like crazy. They will always be perfect for each other, for all of time.)
Michael/Nikita, Nikita (Holy shizzle, I ship. First of all, the amount of chemistry the two actors have is ridiculous. Secondly, they are just perfect for each other in any and every way. They've been through a lot together, but they remain strong. Also, a ship which actually sets sail and allows the character to kiss, a lot, and declare their love for each other? So satisfying.)
Peter/Olivia, Fringe (Gah, these two! I ship so insanely much. Their relationship has certainly not been easy, but it is perfection. They are perfection. I just… words can't even quite describe how much I ship.)
Veronica/Logan, Veronica Mars (Yes, their relationship has had a lot of ups and downs, but I think they will always belong with each other. They have their issues, but no one is perfect. It will always be Logan and Veronica, no matter who else comes along.)
Tony/Ziva, NCIS (Oh my goodness, Tiva. 8 years of flirting, and being each other's most important person, and having more sexual tension than should be possible. These two are perfect for each other, and I cannot express how sad I am that Cote de Pablo left NCIS.)
The other ships:
Rei/Jadeite (The Senshi/Shitennou pairings may not technically be canon, but I love them. Rei/Jadeite is often humorous, and written as a Beatrice/Benedick type of relationship, which I love, but I think there's also a lot of potential depth to their relationship.)
Minako/Kunzite (Possibly my favorite Shitennou/Senshi pairing. I just love Minako, and I feel like Kunzite is perfect for her.)
Makoto/Nephrite (I just feel like they compliment each other so well. It's been so fun exploring their relationship through my own writing.)
Ami/Zoisite (They are adorable and nerdy and perfect together.)
Haruka/Michiru (I cannot tell you how mad it makes me that the English dub made them cousins. I mean, seriously, WTF? It's okay to have a gay couple on TV in Japan, but not in America?? Michiru and Haruka make such a perfect couple, it's ridiculous that they were changed to cousins.)
Inuyasha/Kagome (They make such an excellent couple! I'm so glad they get a happy ending, especially with all the obstacles they've faced.)
Sango/Miroku (So adorable together! The first time they admitted they loved each other made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside!)
Martha/Mickey (I never, ever would've thought of them as a good couple, until I found out they actually got married. And then it suddenly made perfect sense to me.)
Jack/Anyone vaguely humanoid (Because it's practically canon! Teehee. Actually, even though I haven't seen Torchwood, I've read a few good Jack/Ianto fics, so I ship them.)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Skye/Ward (gaahh, Skyeward will be the death of me. I shipped them from pretty much the first episode, and I have to believe that Ward is redeemable, and that they will end up together because they are perfect. Skye always managed to make Ward loosen up a little, get him to be a little less robotic, and his feelings for her were absolutely genuine, you can't deny how much he cares about her and how much he feels regret over his actions and gaaaaahhh I need them to be together.)
Fitz/Simmons (I'll admit, I was on the fence about these two for awhile. I couldn't decide if I shipped them romantically, or if I just loved their BFF banter and adorable nerdiness. But over time, I grew to love them more and more, and I absolutely ship them. I refuse to believe that Fitz' affections are unrequited. FITZSIMMONS ARE PERFECT WHY DOES THIS SHOW BREAK MY HEART.)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
Buffy/Angel (They were so perfect together... *sniffle* I generally only like them pre-Spike, as Spuffy does top Bangel for me, but they were a pretty epic ship nonetheless.)
Buffy/Spike (When a friend first gave me a teaser about season 4, saying Buffy and Spike got engaged, I was very hesitant. But Something Blue changed my mind. I'm a devout Spuffy shipper now. Spufffyyyyy! Also, season 7 is so good for Spuffy. That scene in Touched... and their conversation afterwards in End of Days... I truly believe that Spike loves Buffy, he doesn't just lust after her. And I truly believe Buffy loves Spike as well. There's a lot of hate towards this pairing, but I will always defend them.)
Xander/Anya (So sweet and totally awesome!! I was so sad when they broke up!! Hells Bells was such a sad episode, I cried. A lot. Xander seeing himself in the future, and even after learning it was all fake, you could tell how much it bothered him, how much he was afraid he would actually end up like that, and it was so sad, and when he left Anya at the altar, and she was crying, and I was crying, and everyone was crying, and did I mention that this episode was really really sad?)
Willow/Oz (Pre-Tara only. Willow and Oz were a truly great couple, but Willow/Tara is the perfect ship.)
Willow/Tara (I loved them together, and their ending was so unbelievably sad.)
Giles/Ms. Calender (They weren't together for long, but it was so sweet, and so sad when Angel killed Ms. Calender! And when Giles goes to her house, because they're going to have a date, and he goes upstairs, and then he sees her lying on the bed dead, and it was so sad!! STUPD ANGELUS.)
Faith/Robin (I think they really bring out the best in each other. Well, Robin really brings out the best in Faith. Faith has some issues, obviously, and until Robin, I think all she ever knew in relationships was guys who were with her for her looks, guys she would use and abuse, and who would also kind of use her. But with Robin, I think he really helps bring out her best, and maker her a better, happier person.)
Ron/Hermione (To sum up how I feel about them, I'll steal a quote from someone else. 'The fact that Harmony is not canon has proved to me that you can be just best friends with a guy. The fact that Romione is canon as proved that a guy can be truly perfect for you, even if he is nowhere near perfect at all.')
Harry/Ginny (I know a decent sized portion of people think Harry/Ginny isn't half as good as Harry/Hermione, but I just can't see that. Harry and Hermione are just friends, Harry/Ginny is perfection. Also, what's with all the Ginny hate? It surprises me how many people hate her. I love Ginny!)
Mal/Inara (The fact that the show was cancelled before they could become canon makes me SO MAD. And sad. It's just so obvious that Mal and Inara are in love. Like when Inara finds Mal collapsed on the floor after kissing Saffron, and she's just so glad he's alive that she kissed him. Or all of the meaningful looks they share, and their Beatrice/Benedick relationship... it's just so perfect.)
Simon/Kaylee (This ship at least happened, which makes me so happy. Kaylee is a little childlike sometimes, and I love how Simon can take care of her. But Kaylee is also awesome and can take care of herself, and I love how she tells Simon off when he does something stupid. They're a wonderful couple.)
Wash/Zoe (Sometimes I hate Joss Whedon. Like when he does things like ruin a beautiful ship by KILLING OFF A CHARACTER IN IT. Ugh. But Wash and Zoe are so perfect together, and I love how they compliment each other, and are so obviously in love, but they still have their issues.)
Kara Thrace 'Starbuck'/Lee Adama 'Apollo' (I ship them so much. Seriously, from pretty much the first moment I saw them together, I shipped them. I love Battlestar Galactica, but the ending made me so sad. Poor Lee! Poor Kara! My poor shipper heart was so unhappy with the ending they got. Everything about them is perfect for each other! Especially when Kara returns and Lee's the only one who believes. I ship them so much. Ag.)
Sharon Valerii 'Boomer'/Chief Gaelen (As amazing as Battlestar Galactica is, a lot of the couples I ship had unhappy endings. I was so sad when Boomer joined up with Cavil. And then when she came back and deceived Gaelen. I wish they had a happy ending.)
Adama/Roslin (I love how slowly their relationship progresses. It starts out with them as sort of opposing powers, and then they slowly become friends and then much more.)
Sharon Agathon 'Athena'/Karl Agathon 'Helo' (The only couple I ship that actually got a happy ending... at least they did. I love how throughout the entire show, they stay true to each other, and their love never wavers.)
Mortal Instruments/Infernal Devices
Alec/Magnus Bane (I kind of fell in love with these two right from the start. They are just so ridiculously adorable together.)
Clary/Jace (I also started shipping these two from the start. There relationship has certainly had plenty of ups and downs, but I think they really belong together.)
Tessa/Will (I know a lot of the books are about how Tessa loves both Jem and Will, and I know she kind of ends up with both, but I think she truly belongs with Will. Despite him being a jerk at first, due to believing he was cursed, he is clearly in love with Tessa, and I think she loves him more than she loves Jem.)
Sophie/Gideon (Oh my goodness. From the moment it was hinted at that Gideon might like Sophie, I started shipping like crazy. I just love how well they compliment each other. Gideon is so sweet and caring, which I think Sophie needs, but she's also strong and confident and can tell him off for doing idiotic things like hiding scones under his bed just so he can see her.)
Cecily/Gabriel (First of all, I just love how Will hates Gabriel so much, and then he ends up marrying Will's little sister. But also, these two are just so good together. Gabriel can be kind of full of himself sometimes, and he's stubborn, but Cecily's just as stubborn, and I think they bring out the best in each other.)
The Lunar Chronicles
Cinder/Prince Kai (Um... first off, I kind of fell in love with that book. And I also really fell in love with this ship. They are just amazing, and Marissa Meyer is such a talented writer. And the ending of Cress!! Oh my God. So perfect and amazing.)
Scarlet/Wolf (While Kai is still my favorite guy from the Lunar Chronicles, Wolf is pretty awesome. And I love his relationship with Scarlet, and it has so many ups and downs, but the end scene between them is so gushy and adorable and I love it.)
Cress/Carswell Thorne (Okay, so they are adorable together. And they compliment each other so well. And I know Cress has a huge crush on Thorne, and has from the very start, but I think Thorne likes her, too. I mean, when Cress is kidnapped, and Thorne's reaction! They are so good together.)
Winter/Jacin (Sooo there's not much about them yet. But I may or may not have read and re-read the first three chapters of Winter like 50 billion times, because HOLY COW, PERFECTION. I also love the little glimpses of them as ids throughout Fairest. I have no doubt that, upon release of Winter, Marissa Meyer will make me fall in love with them even more.)
Mulan/Shang, Mulan (I never thought myself to be much of a Disney shipper-- I don't read or write Disney fanfics, I just enjoy the movies. But I recently re-watched Mulan for the umpteenth time, and it hit me: she and Shang are so absolute perfect and I NEEEED to explore them through fanfic. I've read some great ones, and they'e on my short list for future stories.)
Abbie Mills/Ichabod Crane, Sleepy Hollow (Ichabbie all the way. Katrina is boring and useless. Abbie and Ichabod have such a deep level of friendship, I think it really strays closer to 'soul mate' territory. They are each other's most important person, and even if Ichabbie never becomes canon, I am okay with long, crushing hugs, sharing meaningful moments, and being BFFs/soul mates. But, really, Ichabbie should be canon because they are perfection.)
Abby/McGee, NCIS (They are just adorable together. I will always love their flirtatious banter and their adorable relationship. I don't care if they're not actually a couple, they SHOULD be!)
Susan Pevensie/ Prince Caspian, Narnia (I know they're not really a couple... but that kiss at the end of the movie! They're so good together!)
Tidus/Yuna, Final Fantasy X and X-2 (So amazing. I know it's a video game, but... it's a story, too. Just an interactive one. And from the moment Tidus meets Yuna, his life changes, as does hers. And they slowly fall in love, and it's so beautiful. The ending breaks my heart, but at least there's FFX-2. Some people might not like the game, or think that Tidus being brought back is lame, but I think it's perfect.)
Rikku/Gippal, FFX/-2 (Not really canon at all, but I think they have a little something going on... maybe it's just my overactive shipper imagination, but I don't think so.)
Paine/Nooj, FFX-2 (Also not really all that canon, but either I'm reading into things way too much, or it's hinted at. I just think that there's something between them, and they'd be good together.)
Rogue/Wolverine, X-Men (I know they're really not cannon at all, but I love them together. Who cares about the age difference? It doesn't really matter much, and they're obviously extremely close, I just happen to think that Wolverine's concern over Rogue isn't just because he promised to protect her, but because he loves her. I mean, at the end of the first X-Men movie, it was so obvious that Wolverine loves Rogue! I generally only ship canon pairings, but I make exceptions.)
Haku/Chihiro(Sen), Spirited Away. (I was terrified of Spirited Away when I was a kid, but when I re-watched it recently, I was suspired by how much I fell in love with this couple. Chihiro risks everything to save Haku, and he does everything to protect her in the spirit world. Although the ending of the movie saddens me a little, I have faith that they'll make good on their promise to each other, and meet again. I also might partially love them because I have a huge crush on Haku. Yes, I know he's a fictional anime character who is too young for me. No, I don't care in the slightest.)
Zuko/Katara, Avatar: The Last Airbender (So... I recently discovered my love for this ship. I was never super fond of Katara/Aang, even though I tried to like it, 'cause it's canon, and I didn't ship anyone else. But then I was re-watching Avatar, and I realized how amazing Zutara is as a ship. SO AWESOME.)
Korra/Mako, The Legend of Korra. (They are so fantastic together. I started shipping them together practically from the first moment they were on screen together. They can't be broken up!)
Cammie/Zach, Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter. (Zach is SO much cooler than Josh. He's kind of really awesome. And I love him and Cammie together.)
Kat/Hale, Heist Society by Ally Carter. (Another really great pairing. First of all, Hale is kind of hot... um... yeah... I don't fall in love with fictional characters, why do you ask? Also, Kat and Hale just seem really, really, extremely great together.)
Fire/Brigan, Fire by Kristin Cashore. (Yeah, I totally fell in love with them. How could I not? I love how they start out with Brigan hating Fire and blaming her for her father's actions, and Fire not trusting anyone. And then slowly, Fire earns his trust by saving his life, and it morphs into a kind of friendship, and they fall in love in such a beautiful way.)
Couples I do NOT ship in any shape, way or form:
The Doctor/Amy/Reinette/Joan/Astrid/River Song/Martha/Donna/Clara/anyone other than Rose. (Long rant short(ish-- okay, not short at all, but it's short for me when it comes to this topic, okay?), I ship Doctor/Rose, so anyone else with the Doctor is just not okay. I don't care if the Doctor snogged Mme de Pompadour in an out of character episode, or if he fell for Joan when he was human, or if he also weirdly kissed and seemed to fall for Astrid in another kind of OOC moment! Or that he's technically married to River Song. I refuse to accept any of it. The Doctor will always love Rose, end of story.)
Usagi/Seiya (Usagi and Mamoru are perfect together! Seiya is wrong for Usagi, Usgai will always love Mamoru! However, I also hate fics which hate on Seiya, especially ones where Seiya rapes Usagi. [Seriously, why are there so many of those?] That would never happen, Seiya cares for Usagi deeply, and although she doesn't love him, they share a deep bond of friendship.)
Inuyasha/Kikyo (I'm not a Kikyo hater. I feel bad for her, but I feel like Inuyasha and Kikyo were in love 50 years ago, and that was their time. Now Inuyasha's in love with Kagome, and while she's the reincarnation of Kikyo, they're quite different people.)
Sesshomaru/Rin (they'd be cute if Rin was around 10 years older. However, she isn't, she's a little girl, and Sesshomaru is an adult. CREEPY. However, Rin/Sesshomaru parent/child fics are ADORABLE.)
Kennedy/Willow (Okay... let me start by saying I really don't like Kennedy. That's the main problem I have. I find Kennedy to be whiny, bratty and kind of a bitch. She has absolutely NO respect for Willow's feelings. She cannot respect the fact that Willow is still grieving over Tara's death. She also cannot respect the fact that Willow turned evil and lost all self control, and she's scared of becoming that way again. Kennedy makes light of it, and just tells Willow to let go, when Willow is clearly uncomfortable with it. Ugh.)
NON-ROMANTIC pairings I love:
Ziva/Gibbs (father/daughter) NCIS. (I just love this relationship. It's touching, it's sweet, it's complicated, it's everything. That one scene where Ziva tells Gibbs that he's the closest thing she has to a father kind of makes me cry.)
Abby/Gibbs (father/daughter) NCIS. (They are just adorable. I don't know how else to describe how much I love their father/daughter relationship. It's just adorable. Also, you can tell how much Gibbs loves her in a paternal way, because he's willing to drop his coffee if he thinks she's in danger.)
Spock/Kirk (bromance) Star Trek. (I've only seen the two new movies, the Star Trek: 2009 series. But they have an epic bromance. I don't ship them romantically, but what they have is more than a friendship. It's a fantastic bromance.)
Usagi/Chibiua (mother/daughter) Sailor Moon. (I know Usagi is Chibiusa's mother, but that's in the future. I don't meant Neo-Queen Serenity/Chibiusa mother/daughter, I mean Usagi/Chibiusa mother/daughter. There's small bits in the anime where Usagi really shows motherly affection towards her future daughter, and it's the sweetest thing ever. I love fics which explore that.)
Sesshomaru/Rin (father/daughter) Inuyasha. (As I mentioned before, romance between these two creeps me out, given that Rin is a child. And even if fics with romance between them take place when she's grown up, Sesshomaru kind of raised her, which still makes it creepy. But I think Rin is largely, if not entirely, responsible for transforming Sesshomaru into a better person/demon. He truly grows to love and care for her, and when she dies temporarily in the Final Act, it's clear how very upset by it he is.)
About me as a writer:
I'm a fan of many different TV shows, movies and books. I have many half-formed ideas and plots rolling around in my head, which I hope to one day turn into stories, but for now I'm focusing on what I've already started. I'm also working on not one but two novels, and I have a kind of busy life, so please be patient if/when I suck at updating. I promise I haven't forgotten or abandoned the story, and I will do my best to update as soon as I can.
I also love hearing from people who read my writing, or just share similar interests, so always feel free to shoot me a PM to ask me something, or just say hi.
Things I like in stories I read:
Kick-ass female heroines
And also, pairings where they supposedly hate each other but would be absolutely devastated if anything happened to one another. THIS JUST KILLS ME. Alternatively, stories where they're best friends and eventually fall in love are also fantastic. But basically, if you have the above in your story, I will likely fall in love with it.
"... And every time I see two girls sinking into pliés at the barre, I think of us." My Sisters Keeper
"The people and the friends that we have lost, or the dreams that have faded... never forget them." Final Fantasy X
"I think it's a matter of love-- the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes." Vladimir Nabokov
"You don't have to be awake to cry." My Sisters Keeper
"That tiny loss of rhythm, that hollow calm, that utter loss." My Sisters Keeper
"You don't love someone because they're perfect. You love them in spite of the fact that they're not." My Sisters Keeper
"You're not friends. You'll never be friends. You'll be in love 'til it kills you both. You'll fight and you'll shag and you'll hate each other 'til it makes you quiver, but you'll never be friends. Love isn't brains, children, it's blood. Blood screaming inside you to work its will. I may be love's bitch, but at least I'm man enough to admit it." Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
THE DOCTOR: "How long you gonna stay with me?" ROSE: "Forever." Doctor Who
"You listen to me. I've been alive a bit longer than you, and dead a lot longer than that. I've seen things you couldn't imagine, and done things I'd prefer you didn't. Don't exactly have a reputation for being a thinker, I follow my blood, which doesn't exactly rush in the direction of my brain. So I make a lot of mistakes, a lot of wrong, bloody calls. A hundred plus years and there's only one thing I've ever been sure of-- you. Hey, look at me. I'm not asking you for anything. When I say I love you it's not because I want you, or because I can't have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are. What you do. How you try. I've seen your kindness and your strength, I've seen the best and the worst of you, and I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You're a hell of a woman. You're the one, Buffy."
"Let me rest in peace, let me get some sleep, let me take my love and bury it in a hole 6-foot deep. I can lay my body down but I can't find my sweet release, so let me rest in peace." Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
"There's a traitor here, beneath my breast, and it hurts me more than you've ever guessed. If my heart could beat, it would break my chest." Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
"But your heart grows cold, and the north wind blows and carries down the distant... Rose." "Oh, big mistake. 'Cause that name keeps me fighting." A Carionite witch and the Doctor, Doctor Who.
"When you wanna give up, and your heart's about to break, remember that you're perfect, God makes no mistakes." Welcome To Wherever You Are, Bon Jovi.
"I will love you, baby, always. And I'll be there forever and a day. Always. I'll be there 'till the stars don't shine, 'till the heavens burst and the words don't rhyme." Always, Bon Jovi.
"I could tell my heart each time it isn't love, you're just some guy. There's nothing there and what I feel is in my head, it isn't real. But I can't deny, I can't even try, 'cause I know inside, butterflies don't lie." Butterflies Don't Lie, Kaci
"I don't quite know how to say how I feel, those three words are said too much, they're not enough." Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
"In a perfect world, one we've never one, we would never need to face the world alone. I may not be brave, or strong, or smart, but somewhere in my secret heart I know love will find a way." Love Will Find A Way, form the Lion King 2.
"I was so afraid; now I realize love is never wrong, and so it never dies. There's a perfect world shining in your eyes." Love Will Find A Way, Lion King 2.
"I will love you, baby, always. I'll be there forever and a day. Always. I'll be there 'till the stars don't shine, 'till the heavens burst, and the words don't rhyme." Always, Boon Jovi
ANGEL: "Now that's everything, huh? No weapons... No friends...No hope. Take all that away... and what's left?" Buffy the Vampire Slayer
SPIKE: "I want to save the world."
ANGEL: "Just tell me what I need to know."
XANDER:"I think we're gonna get through this. I think I'm gonna live a long and silly life, and I'm not interested in doing that without you around." Buffy the Vampire Slayer
BUFFY: "Dawn, listen to me. Listen: I love you. I will always love you. This is the work that I have to do. Tell Giles I... tell Giles I figured it out, and I'm okay. Give my love to my friends. You have to take care of them now. You have to take care of each other. You have to be strong. Dawn, the hardest thing in this world is to live in it. Be brave. Live... for me."
"You drop a coin into the sea and shout out 'Please come back to me!' You name your child after your fear, and tell them 'I have brought you here.' The scary part, the aftershock, the moment it takes to fall apart. The time we have, the task at hand, the love it takes to destroy a man. The ecstasy, the being free, that big black cloud over you and me, and after the upward fall, and... were we angels after all?" The Night Starts Here by Stars
I have about a billion more, but this is getting really long. Kudos to anyone who's read all of this, and if you haven't, I can't really blame you, I do have a bit of a tendency to ramble.
Basically, I was just thinking of some of my favorite quotes, and I decided to share them. These quotes all mean something to me, whether they're inspirational, advice, or just something I like for some unexplainable reason, they all mean something to me. I hope that whoever is reading this will feel the same way. :)
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." Dr. Seuss
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." Dr. Seuss
"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go..." Dr. Seuss
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll and among the stars." Anonymous
"Life's not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain." Anonymous
"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." Dr. Seuss
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend." Albert Camus
"If I could reach up and hold a star for each time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand." Unknown
"When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life you have a thousand reasons to smile." Unknown
"Doubt thou that the stars are fire;
"Dance as if no one is watching, sing as as if no one is listening, love as if you've never been hurt, and live life to the fullest." Anonymous
"Life isn't measured by the number of breaths you take, but by the number of moments that take your breath away." Anonymous
ATTENTION DOCTOR WHO FANS!!!
I was reading this excellent fanfic which was exploring the whole Martha-is-the-Dark-Lady thing from early season 3. Well, in that story, Martha asks the Doctor if he has a favorite sonnet, and he replies 109. For those of you unfamiliar with Shakespeare, here it is. It's perfect for the Doctor and Rose!
O, never say that I was false of heart,
One last thing... I got the following in a chain email, and normally I hate chain mail, and don't pass it on, but this one's really sweet, and it always makes me feel better if I'm having a bad day.
1. At least 2 people in this world love you so much they would die for you.
2. At least 15 people in this world love you in some way.
3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you is because they want to be just like you.
4. A smile from you can bring happiness to anyone, even if they don't like you.
5. Every night, SOMEONE thinks about you before they go to sleep.
6. You mean the world to someone.
7. If not for you, someone may not be living.
8. You are special and unique.
9. Someone that you don't even know exists loves you.
10. When you make the biggest mistake ever, something good comes from it.
11. When you think the world has turned its back on you, take a look: you most likey turned your back on the world.
12. When you think you have no chance of getting what you want, you probably won't get, but if you believe in yourself, probably, sooner or later, you will get it.
13. Always remember the compliments you received. Forget about the rude remarks.
14. Always tell someone how you feel about them; you will feel much better when they know.
15. If you have a great friend, take the time to let them know that they are great.
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