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Joined 06-22-08, id: 1612820, Profile Updated: 10-26-11
Author has written 10 stories for Protector of the Small Quartet, Song of the Lioness, and Misc. Books.

Don't waste too much time here - go read my stories - please! :D

However ... if you're curious, here's what you ought to know about me (and why my perspective is the way it is): I love to write stories. I wrote and illustrated lots and lots of stories when I was a teen, but my life went in a different direction for a time and I stopped writing. Most of my stories are within the Tamora Pierce categories and most of them are complete. Alternate Universe (AU) stories are my favorites, but I like drabbles and songfics, too. I may actually get my act together and write a real book someday, but for now, I'm enjoying the community of talented and creative writers on this site. I am amazed at the abilities of the (mostly) young writers here - it's very inspiring. Also, I am a 1985 Graduate of USMA (West Point), as well as a combat veteran, a military wife, and a stay-at-home mom of two fabulous teenagers. It's safe to say that a lot of my own life experiences end up being woven into my stories.

Favorite Authors: God, Madeline L'Engle, Tamora Pierce, Mercedes Lackey, Orson Scott Card, Avi, Susan Cooper, Rick Riordan, Cassandra Clare, Diana Gabaldon, and many more

Favorite Movies/Shows: It's A Wonderful Life, Star Wars, Star Trek, Law & Order, The Dead Zone, Battlestar Gallactica, What Not to Wear, Criminal Minds, Mythbusters

Why do I like Tamora Pierce's stories so much?: She has created a world of believable characters with whom I can relate. I know lots of women , including myself, who are very much like Alanna and Kel. We endured all kinds of hazing at the military academy, some bold and some subtle, but we perservered (overcame the Ralons and Jorens), graduated (earned our shields), and served our country at peace and at war (amongst the Bazhir and against the Scanrans of our world). Most of my yearmates are retired from active duty now. Most of us are moms and a few are even grandmas already. We hope our daughters and grandaughters will continue to graduate from our nation's military academies and help the men of our world see us as great soldiers who also just happen to be women - just like Alanna and Kel. ;D

Hmm ... what else?:

1.) I'm a member of a round robin writing group, ridergroup_16, and our first story is 'To Fight To Love To Live.' It's a lot of fun to work with other writers, and I hope a lot of readers will enjoy our story.

2.) Lotti's Lot and I were writing together as Dawn of the Sky on another AU K/J story, 'Uncommon Attraction.' Unfortunately, Lotti has had to stop writing for a while, so the story has been on hiatus for a long time. As of 01/11/11, I haven't heard from her in well over a year, so if anyone is interested in me finishing the story on my own, please drop me a line.

3.) I have been a judge for several rounds of the The Ficship Competitions. All complete Tamora Pierce stories (from all of the sub-categories) are eligible for nomination. Also, there is a community for the finalists of all the Ficship Competitions, to make browsing for great stories a bit easier. Check it out from Sweet Sassy Sarah's profile.

You may find the forum at the link below, or in the Song of the Lioness category.

Check out the already-nominated stories, the chat thread, the archives and more at: http://forum.fanfiction.net/forum/The_Ficship_Competitions/54838/

4.) Some of my other favorite places to hang out are: Goldenlake Forum , Words of TP , and The King's Own .

Happy reading!!

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Fallen by Confusedknight reviews
Kicked out of Page training, Kel becomes entangled in a bitter struggle for the suffering people of Scanra. Four years later she returns to Tortall, a stranger to those who once knew her, a stranger who has not forgotten the promises she made...
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 83 - Words: 424,488 - Reviews: 11843 - Favs: 2,341 - Follows: 1,937 - Updated: 8/31/2013 - Published: 12/3/2006 - Keladry, Nealan, Raoul, Domitan - Complete
Lady Knight Adventures by xxTunstall Chickxx reviews
War is upon them once more, someone is bringing back the immortals from their sleep again. A battle for human kind and a fight for survival. But when faced with imminent danger can love survive? Can they? K/D xxTunstallChickxx
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 46,328 - Reviews: 243 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 9/10/2010 - Published: 3/8/2008 - Keladry, Domitan - Complete
Broken to Bridle by lionesseyes13 reviews
A series of scenes spanning Owen's squireship to Lord Wyldon.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 52 - Words: 220,768 - Reviews: 354 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 8/11/2010 - Published: 3/7/2009 - Owen, Wyldon - Complete
The Last Conté by Rockstar with a Vendetta reviews
Over a decade has passed since Tusaine conquered Tortall and executed the beloved royal family, but the people still haven't given up hope - because somewhere out there, Lianokami has survived. Amid betrayal, plots, and schemes, they await her return.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,647 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 6/5/2010 - Published: 10/26/2009
To Fight To Love To Live by RiderGroup16 reviews
Called to Spiderdeath's aid, the Sixteenth is finally ready to head out. Between mutant spidrens, killer horses, and plants with their names on their thorns, the green riders and their gruff leader find out just how dark and dangerous shadows can be.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 46,548 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 2/10/2010 - Published: 12/8/2008 - Tortall
Haunted by lionesseyes13 reviews
This is my examination of what in his past might haunt Neal and how that relates to his work as a healer.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,165 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/31/2010 - Complete
Morning Glory by Midori Aoi reviews
AU Morning practice was a usual thing for Kel. She did it all the time, but unexpected visits from previous nemesis' could change some outlooks Keladry of Mindelan probably has for herself. a What if - Kel/Joren of Stone Mountain ONESHOT
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,739 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/26/2009 - Kelandry - Complete
Wonder by lionesseyes13 reviews
When Obi-Wan asks what Qui-Gon would have done with his life if he weren't a Jedi, the answer is surprising.
Star Wars - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 853 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/4/2009 - Obi-Wan K., Qui-Gon J. - Complete
A Midwinter Carol by Quatre-sama reviews
One Midwinter, an idle comment made by Kel leads to something Wyldon had not actively considered...
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,583 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/1/2009 - Wyldon, Keladry - Complete
If Only by Quatre-sama reviews
While waiting in the Chapel of the Ordeal, Maura of Dunlath reflects on her association with Joren of Stone Mountain.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,790 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/26/2009 - Joren - Complete
Alone by lionesseyes13 reviews
Qui-Gon helps Obi-Wan come to terms with the fact that Jedi aren't supposed to know love after Obi-Wan and Siri go their separate ways.
Star Wars - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,060 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Published: 11/19/2009 - Obi-Wan K., Qui-Gon J. - Complete
Prince Liam's Lioness by TeresaDelay reviews
19 year old Prince Liam has always been a bit of a ladies man, and his father wants him to settle down and do what's best for the country, but what happens when he meets a woman more then his match?
Song of the Lioness - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 50 - Words: 91,759 - Reviews: 363 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 112 - Updated: 11/10/2009 - Published: 11/12/2008 - Tortall - Complete
Broken Crowns by Rockstar with a Vendetta reviews
One-Shot. Rispah worries over Coram as he reminisces about bygone days, when a little girl with bright copper curls chased her twin brother through the Trebond gardens. Second place in the 2009-10 Winter Ficship Competition.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,050 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 3 - Published: 10/21/2009 - Tortall - Complete
Just Good Friends? by Alex Rose reviews
They've been just good friends for over twenty years, but a shrewd squire suspects that there might be stronger feeling between Raoul of Goldenlake and Buriam Tourakom. What was it that brought two comrades in arms together as lovers? Revived!
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 17,017 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 10/17/2009 - Published: 2/19/2006 - Raoul
Moon and Stars by Rockstar with a Vendetta reviews
One-Shot. Keladry is the light by which Tobe lives his life; she is his moon and stars. Second place winner in the 2010 Summer Ficship Competitions.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,309 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/15/2009 - Keladry, Tobeis Boon - Complete
Silent Eulogy by Alex Rose reviews
Jon looks back at Alanna's life after her death, wondering whether he made the right choices. Oneshot.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,299 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/12/2009 - Jonathan IV, Alanna - Complete
For Luck by Rockstar with a Vendetta reviews
One-Shot. In more traditional times, a knight would ask for a token from his lady before a joust. Well, Keladry isn't much of a lady, and Faleron can't win a joust to save his life, but who are they to break tradition? KelxFaleron.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,576 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 15 - Published: 8/29/2009 - Keladry, Faleron - Complete
Uncommon Attraction by Dawn of the Sky reviews
What if the Mindelan family had remained common, but a certain blue-eyed blond noble became involved with the youngest girl in the wealthy merchant family? Join us on a different type of adventure for Kel and Joren. AU, OOC, and OCs.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,161 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 5/4/2009 - Published: 2/26/2009
Being the Kraken by KrisEleven reviews
For centuries he has waited in the deepest ocean depths- ship killer, man-eater, old as time. When a fish of the likes he has never seen before starts talking about fleets with a need to be destroyed, well... He has been bored for a very long time.
Immortals, Tamora Pierce - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,544 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/23/2009 - Complete
People Watching by KrisEleven reviews
While Sandry is busy inside a tailor's shop, Daja and Briar wait outside. Only they could thoroughly annoy Sandry, her guards, and a passing merchant while just people watching.
Will of the Empress - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,490 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/8/2009 - Complete
Unwritten Love by Starzgirl reviews
Takes place during Squire & Lady Knight. Kel & Cleon are courting, but Kel still feels extremely attracted to Dom. Dom knows she & Kennan are together, but what happens when Dom & Kel share an unexpected, and wonderful, kiss? Eventual K/D. T for Safety
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 92,965 - Reviews: 763 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 3/28/2009 - Published: 6/28/2008 - Complete
Sunlight by jeez12 reviews
Alanna and George's last morning in Port Caynn.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,197 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/28/2009 - Tortall - Complete
The Snarl in the Depths by Sulia Serafine reviews
It was never meant to happen. One act of selflessness and look what awaited her now. Marriage to Joren of Stone Mountain. A flood started it. But they didn't need water to drown. K/J. Rating has gone up to Mature.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 61,884 - Reviews: 218 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 2/14/2009 - Published: 1/10/2009 - Keladry, Joren - Complete
Only Gods Can Change Stone by Killer Zebra reviews
Set after Lady Knight: Joren is sent as a spirit to observe Kel's life at New Hope. Then Mithros is blackmailed into putting Joren into Kel's body: hilarity ensues! J/K! Oh, and it's all Tammy's, except for the plot. COMPLETE.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,470 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 1/9/2009 - Published: 12/19/2008 - Keladry, Joren - Complete
Red Is The Colour by Rainstorm Amaya Arianrhod reviews
Once, Lianne’s favourite colour was red. Jon and Thayet’s middle daughter grows up.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,196 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/14/2008 - Tortall - Complete
SPEAK by xxTunstall Chickxx reviews
Keladry of Mindelan reflects upon Vinson of Genlith. Injustice to women. With great power comes great responsibility. And the power of a voice, mayhap is the strongest one. Silence, Listen, Speak. Or forever hold your peace. --xxTunstall Chickxx
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 899 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Published: 11/25/2008 - Tortall, Tortall - Complete
New Life by xxTunstall Chickxx reviews
Her mother was a werewolf, father, a vampire. Killed, she remains orphaned and alone and finds herself in Forks. Love triangle, hate, poverty, sports. Can she pull herself together and chose her man? Will she crash and burn, like usual? xxTunstall Chickxx
Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 42,298 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 11/21/2008 - Published: 5/7/2008
THE Collection by dares to dream reviews
This is a collection of random tales, funny, sad, angry, or just plain idiotic. So gather what is left of your wits for safekeeping, for these tales will in no way further your advancement in life. Not all will be Tamora Pierce depending on my mood
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,659 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/12/2008 - Published: 8/22/2008
Misdemeanors by The Ink Stained Quill reviews
Even our favorite Tortallans get in trouble now and again . . . in fact, especially them! A series of one-shots. Characters by request and the author's whim! Now up: Beka and Rosto!
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 2,533 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 11/8/2008 - Published: 6/14/2008 - Tortall
Cubs by actions-we-remember reviews
Alanna's pregnant...& that's pretty much it. A series of moments throughout the Lioness' pregnancies, eventually full of angst, hormones, & the occasional laugh. Who can escape Lioness' wrath? Rated for adult themed suggestions in chapter one and thirteen
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 22 - Words: 49,253 - Reviews: 316 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 10/29/2008 - Published: 6/7/2008 - Tortall - Complete
Memorable Moments: Kel, Where Are My Breeches? by xxTunstall Chickxx reviews
Kel/Neal. Oneshot. Their relationship and how their knight masters find out. Short, cute, barely fluffy not the point in the story . Read and Review! xxTunstall Chickxx P.S. No lemon but it's implied.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,308 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/9/2008 - Tortall - Complete
The emotional complexity of a playground bully by Gavin Gunhold reviews
Yet another story about Joren's Ordeal, starring Joren as the hero of his own life and not merely the improbably evil villain.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,538 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/16/2008 - Tortall - Complete
Unexpected Love by Lupus17 reviews
Joren didn't die. Instead, he lived through the Ordeal to become a knight. Now he's changed. When he unexpectedly meets up with an old enemy after the war, he is left confused and reeling. He finds himself feeling something for the lady knight. JK
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 43,019 - Reviews: 217 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 9/19/2007 - Published: 6/7/2007 - Tortall, Tortall - Complete
Rising from the Ashes by winterslegend reviews
When Kel finds herself trapped in fairy tale gone wrong she must battle demons and the Devil himself to protect the ones she loves with the unlikely, but treasured, help of Joren and two unusual companions. KxJ Chapter 22 up!
Song of the Lioness - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 48,954 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 12/12/2006 - Published: 11/13/2004 - Tortall, Tortall
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Counting on Him reviews
Haiku-fic! Kel reflects on her long-time relationship with Dom.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 377 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/15/2009 - Keladry, Domitan - Complete
The Only Volunteer reviews
What if Wyldon had allowed Joren, and not Neal, to be Kel's sponsor? This Alternate Universe story is a complete, 71-chapter rewrite of the PotS series. Some of the chapters are very long. Rated T for safety. Reviews are still appreciated! **COMPLETE**
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 71 - Words: 368,284 - Reviews: 1437 - Favs: 450 - Follows: 236 - Updated: 9/8/2009 - Published: 11/10/2008 - Keladry, Joren - Complete
Firsts reviews
A series of first events for two first-rate knights. Goldenlake Drabble Tournament entry. It's a oneshot. K/Z!
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 377 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/24/2009 - Complete
Tricks Aplenty reviews
The Adventures of Kyprioth and George Cooper, mostly from their POV. Starts in the First Adventure; plans to continue throughout all the settings in Tortall. Eventually Alanna/George. **On Hiatus**
Song of the Lioness - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,035 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 2/14/2009 - Published: 7/17/2008 - Tortall
Redemption reviews
Joren versus the Chamber of the Ordeal and beyond. Obviously AU! - A little K/D then a lot of K/J. Lots of angst. Fluffier in some chapters. 35 Chapters in all. **COMPLETE** Reviews are still welcome! :D
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 104,439 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 11/6/2008 - Published: 7/28/2008 - Complete
I Won! reviews
A Princess Ben fanfic. Florian tells the story from his POV. **On Hiatus**
Misc. Books - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,748 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/11/2008 - Published: 8/10/2008
Kisses for Kel reviews
Drabble set. One-shot.
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 911 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/23/2008 - Complete
What Eleni Saw reviews
Poetic drabble of what Eleni Cooper "saw" when George first introduced Alanna to her.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 260 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/19/2008 - Tortall, Tortall - Complete
iPod Shuffle Challenge Response reviews
A variety of Tortall characters in musically-inspired drabbles. Some funny, some poignant. Very random.
Song of the Lioness - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,415 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/16/2008 - Tortall
A View to a Wedding reviews
Kel's getting married. Everyone at the event has his or her own point of view. K/? It's a surprise! Revised on 2009/06/07. Complete, but reviews are still welcome!
Protector of the Small Quartet - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 7,379 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 7/4/2008 - Published: 7/1/2008 - Complete