Elwin Ransom
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Joined 05-25-08, id: 1586438, Profile Updated: 02-15-11
Author has written 6 stories for Star Wars.

Time for the triennial profile update!

About me:

Faith in: Jesus Christ

Interests: Artsy things

Music: Too much to name--tastes range from a lot of genres. Rock, classical, jazz, electronic, etc.

Books: Also too many to name. I have many favorites and I read a lot of genres. Typically I read nonfiction, so I am mostly influenced by that...which might explain why my fiction writing tends to be dry and/or pedantic.

Current Projects: The Mirror: This is a sequel to TWOG. Not really sure how the idea for it came about, but I'm going to try to forge a novella out of it (it promises to be much shorter than TWOG was). The story deals with a dual plotline involving one main character (Caius) and one minor character from the first story. The entire premise for the "conflict" is ludicrously abstract, and I'm slightly afraid things will devolve as a result, but we'll see. It's been slow going so far, but I'm hoping that I can make some progress with it.

Past Projects:

The Weight of Glory: My first attempt at a story. It ended up being far too long for its own good, however, as I tended to be even more verbose there than I am usually. It was a K3 story that was massively AU and featured, among other things, an actual male Exile and many original characters. It is mostly a derivative piece as a result. I was pleased with the way it turned out then (long time ago, now), but looking back there are a lot of things I would change. Having looked at it again, I feel a bit ambivalent. I liked the characters a lot, but the story could have done without oh, say, 100,000 words. Note: I fixed all the missing line breaks in the story. That was a pain in the ass.

Hang Me in the Morning, Before I See the Sun: This one was different, that is for sure. The story is the diary of an ex-Jedi accused of falling to the dark side and conspiring against the Republic. The book is his argument against them and justifying his actions. I'm fairly proud of it, though, even though it was so difficult to write. The story has nothing to do with any SW video game or movie, so it is entirely original. However, it was heavily inspired by C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces, though completely different in plot. I have a certain murky nostalgia about this story, and I think it's my best one.

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Resolutions by Trillian4210 reviews
COMPLETE. A new war is approaching and the Exile seeks to join Revan to fight it, but she'll need the help of a few of Revan's old friends. The end has come...
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 53 - Words: 336,955 - Reviews: 809 - Favs: 244 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 3/14/2015 - Published: 5/8/2005 - Exile/Meetra Surik, Atton R. - Complete
Shades of Night by Faerlyte reviews
Turian executor Pallin of the Embassy leads a simple life. At least he had, until he's ambushed with a stranded human female named Pilar. Now he's neck deep in a 25 year old murder mystery involving her parents and the Alliance Military's best kept secret.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 57,103 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 1/24/2011 - Published: 1/8/2008
Revan's Shadow by Knightfall1138 reviews
A Story of the Old Republic: Revan is a charismatic Jedi Knight with a bright future in the Order, but his ambitions will lead him down a path toward the true meaning of the Dark Side and the Unknown World that waits beyond the veil.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 33 - Words: 95,651 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 7/16/2010 - Published: 4/28/2009 - Revan, Exile/Meetra Surik - Complete
Knights of the Old Republic: The Prodigal Knight by Gipper 40 reviews
A direct sequel to Knights of the Old Republic, taking place immediately after Darth Malak's defeat and culminating in the story of Revan's departure from the known galaxy. This story is in complete compliance with canon as dictated by Lucas Arts.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 283,052 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 7/6/2010 - Published: 8/27/2008 - Revan, Bastila S. - Complete
Temptation by DoseofReality reviews
AN: Backwards editing, and I changed my penname. Don't freak out. Back to working on the story. I promise. And the site has apparently murdered my section breaks. Damn you, stupid site.
Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 140,502 - Reviews: 458 - Favs: 552 - Follows: 443 - Updated: 9/7/2008 - Published: 6/23/2006 - Revan, Bastila S.
False Dawn by Lord Valentai reviews
Before KOTOR was the Mandalore Wars. This is the story of two very familiar characters; it starts twenty years before the attack on the Endar Spire. This is my interpretation of the events leading up to the start of the game. Updated 16th Feb 05
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 98,190 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/15/2005 - Published: 9/4/2004
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The Mirror reviews
A sequel. The Republic stumbles forward to rebuild, while what remains of the Order does what it can to soldier on and the Exile, Caius Lucullus, traverses the Unknown Regions. As they struggle, a more sinister enemy than ever before eludes them...
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,465 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/8/2011 - Published: 2/6/2011 - Exile/Meetra Surik
Hang Me in the Morning, Before I See the Sun reviews
Half a millennium after the Jedi Civil War, an outcast Jedi led a rebellion against the Republic. He was caught, tried, and died a villain. But he left behind a diary, compiled while imprisoned. It reveals his side of the struggle and the mind of a madman
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 66,814 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 6/15/2009 - Published: 1/21/2009 - Complete
The Weight of Glory reviews
The tale of the Exile, Caius Lucullus, and his search for the missing Prodigal Knight. The Republic is teetering on collapse, while an unknown threat lurks in the Unknown Regions. Note: Message breaks re-inserted.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 28 - Words: 214,203 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 4/2/2009 - Published: 6/24/2008 - Complete
The No True Sith Fallacy reviews
A stupidly philosophical parody of KotOR 2 that is basically nothing more than firing potshots at everyone's most hated character: the inimitable Kreia! Or something like that.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,373 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Published: 12/22/2008 - Complete
The Sub Nazi reviews
In this se/prequel, Art Vandelay and Co. wander around Manaan aimlessly, hoping to find a way to defy the infamous Roland Wann and get to the surface of Manaan. Along the way, Art is poisoned, Canderous confesses, and Darth Bandon fails at life.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,781 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/28/2008 - Complete
The Magnificent Mr Rakata! reviews
An inimitably unintelligent Revan reprogrammed by the Jedi Council discovers a mysterious box he was ordered to leave alone. Bastila unwittingly joins him and a battle for the ages ensues as they confront the magical box man in riddles and trivial pursuit
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,521 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/1/2008 - Complete