Lovely Grifter
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Joined 04-27-08, id: 1561789, Profile Updated: 06-19-10
Author has written 6 stories for Spirited Away, Twilight, Howl's Moving Castle, and Avatar: Last Airbender.

Thanks for popping by to my humble profile. I won't be continuing any writing for a while. I've just recovered from a bout of illness, and now I'm preparing to move from Japan back to Australia, hence, no time for anything but work, moving and looking for a new job. However, once I get settled in Australia, I will restart my stories.

Last but definitely not least, sorry if I'm slow with replies to PMs and reviews. If I don't reply it's probably because I think I have already replied. eheh You guys rock and I wouldn't intentionally ignore such awesome readers.

Alter Ego: 狩納 北(Kanou Somuku). Those I hang with call me Grifter.

Talents: Being bad tempered.

Quips: Flamers, 'reviewers' A.K.A. Aficionados of Everything who derive pleasure from bashing authors and stories- GO BAKE A F'CKING LIFE CAKE AND EAT IT! If you don't like something or it upsets your sensitivities, DON'T read it! However, if your 'superiority' compels you to destructively criticize because obviously you: know more than anyone, therefore, don't need to (or have the courtesy) to ask why; what; when; and how before attacking, then you're nothing but a spineless bully. And 'reprisal' flames for buddies? GRRR! 最悪てめえ!

Even if a story is far from perfect, learn how to construct an objective review (directed at the writing) untainted with subjective personal attacks (directed at the author's self). Fanfiction's slogan is 'UNLEASH YOUR IMAGINATION'. It's an author's right to express what they want, how they want it. The slogan isn't 'Unleash your RABID ABUSIVE TORMENTOR', and it's not a license for you to cause writers- aspiring or hobbyists alike- grief. Seriously, build a bridge and get over yourselves. Flamesdestroy, constructive critiques nurture! What's so damn sexy about cutting people down, eh!? Golly gosh, flame me any time and pretty, pretty please leave your reply address. I'll be extremely honoured to respond in kind.

Tips: All because someone does not write (or writes poorly in your personal opinion) it doesn't necessarily mean they can't give a helpful critique; and contrariwise. For me personally, the more I learn the less I know. The day I know everything, will be the day I've learnt nothing.

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Stories in progress (or lack there of):

Howl's Moving Castle:

1. Spellbound - I will update when I have more time. Saotoshi, I can't thank you enough for beta'ing my story.

Spirited Away:

2. Wicked Spirits X Cut! - I need to find where I put the motivation to write this story- but if you can direct me to a URL to locate it, it'd be great! lol. Until I do find motivation this story will be on HIATUS. It's sad to say but I've lost all enthusiasm to write this fic. I will try to update it when my muse comes around again. I intend to concentrate on my Howl's Moving Castle and the Nine Days to Love a Dragon stories for now.

3. Nine Days to Love a Dragon- will also continue, at a leisurely pace. It's a piece that one of my favourite authors was kind enough to entrust to me to republish, with minor edits to the narrative voice. Most of the readers in the fandom have already read it the first time round and aren't paying attention to it, which is cool. If you're new to it love to know what you all think.

Twilight - ABORTED! Please do not put these two fics on your alerts. I have marked them 'Discontinued' and 'Complete'. I barely made it through the first two books alive but hey, you can't say I didn't give it a go. :D All the power to the Twilight fans out there, I am CERTAINLY n-O-t one of them. I cringe when I hear mention of the 'T' word, and I am definitely, an anti-Twilight fan. Sorry, but it gets me mad just thinking about the uninspired, illogical, infantile and intelligence draining books , the whiny, snivelling 'Mary Sue' so called 'heroine' and the very immature and insecure 'Gary Stu' of a sparkling make-up caked douche bag. I could write a whole series on my loathing for everything about the series.

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Drabbletar: The Fast Entrybender by Vicki So reviews
Get your ATLA fix with this series of drabbles on anything and everything Avatar. Comedy, tragedy, cabbages, and more!
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 51 - Words: 32,488 - Reviews: 913 - Favs: 190 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 8/6/2010 - Published: 12/3/2005 - Katara, Zuko
In the Family Way by Vicki So reviews
Royal pregnancies, crazy fans and a whole new war against a not-that-deadly foe...does it get any more cracktastic than this? Drabble series sequel to "Til Death Do Us Part." COMPLETE!
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 60,012 - Reviews: 1288 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 7/18/2009 - Published: 11/27/2007 - Zuko, Katara - Complete
Hearts Aflame by chocolatequeen reviews
When he meets a mouse in a darkened alley, that empty spot in his chest burns a little. What could that mean? The movie from Howl's POV.
Howl's Moving Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 28,179 - Reviews: 441 - Favs: 663 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 10/31/2007 - Published: 4/18/2007 - [Howl, Sophie H.] Calcifer - Complete
Seven Days by kawaiisuzu reviews
When eldest daughter Sophie Hatter and mysterious dashing stranger happen to meet, only his promise of a week of help at her hat shop can keep them together.Seven days to understand you, Seven days to love you, and Seven days to make you mine. [Complete]
Howl's Moving Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 35,517 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 810 - Follows: 280 - Updated: 3/13/2007 - Published: 4/12/2006 - Complete
Tempest in a Teacup by AkaVertigo reviews
Fate puts Katara in the Fire Nation to grow up in the company of a Dragon, a prince, and a lot of good tea. AU Zutara...of a sort.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 34,018 - Reviews: 1046 - Favs: 2,467 - Follows: 589 - Updated: 10/30/2006 - Published: 3/17/2006 - Katara, Zuko - Complete
Til Death Do Us Part by Vicki So reviews
The Avatar and company face their greatest challenge: planning and getting through Zuko and Katara's wedding day! Why oh why couldn't they have just eloped? Comedic drabbles and randomness for everyone who hates weddings! COMPLETE!
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 51,281 - Reviews: 1720 - Favs: 620 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 10/8/2006 - Published: 3/16/2006 - Zuko, Katara - Complete
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Nine Days To Love a Dragon reviews
After 15 years away, Chihiro returns to her home town with her fiancé Hayate, to marry in 9 days. She learns of the impending destruction of the tunnel,and a chance encounter with Haku, forces Chihiro to rethink her life & whether Hayate is the one.
Spirited Away - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 31,445 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 4/5/2010 - Published: 10/16/2008 - Chihiro O., Kohaku N.
Spellbound reviews
With no heart Howl's ego demands retribution. His thoughts are consumed by the scrap of a girl who rejected him on May Day. So Howl devises a plan to make Sophie pay for the insult. Though in time, his forsaken heart will melt for her.
Howl's Moving Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 27,609 - Reviews: 284 - Favs: 220 - Follows: 303 - Updated: 8/9/2009 - Published: 8/14/2008 - Howl, Sophie H.
Wicked Spirits! X Cut reviews
A slightly perverted version of the brilliant Spirited Away movie. Set in the movie verse, HxC are adults when they first meet, after Chihiro's family stumbles into the realm.Incorporates hentai interpretations and added scenes. ON HIATUS.
Spirited Away - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 32,097 - Reviews: 362 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 292 - Updated: 5/6/2009 - Published: 5/27/2008 - Chihiro O., Kohaku N.
Rhapsody of Fire and Water reviews
In a world where Zuko isn’t hell bent on hunting down Aang, Katara & Sokka move to the Fire Nation with Aang in search of a Firebending teacher.Katara has only heard of the fiery tempered Prince,until a chance encounter on her first day changes her world.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,811 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 13 - Published: 2/9/2009 - Katara, Zuko
Edward in Fantasia reviews
To breath oxygen. To feel warmth. To touch Bella intimately. Edward watches Bella sleep night after night, and begins to have waking dreams to compensate for the frustration of the physical barriers between them. Edward's fantasies.DISCONTINUED.
Twilight - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,068 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 10/18/2008 - Published: 8/7/2008 - Edward, Bella - Complete
Angel of Fire reviews
She's half vampire with latent powers that emerge at the worst moments–like a sword of Hell's fire when she loses her temper!The arrogant,chillingly alluring Edward meets his match & falls for Bella: but is her destiny to destroy his kind?DISCONTINUED.
Twilight - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,634 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 10/15/2008 - Published: 8/9/2008 - Bella, Edward - Complete