Poll: Lost Effect: Paring Poll Revised! Which of these pairings do you want to see? Vote Now!
Author has written 12 stories for Avatar: Last Airbender, Death Note, Assassin's Creed, Danny Phantom, Dead Space, Harry Potter, Team Fortress 2, Mass Effect, Red vs. Blue, Dragon Age, and Fullmetal Alchemist.
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The pairing with the most votes is not guaranteed to happen. I will take your votes into consideration, but I have final say.
No, I do not know when Lost Effect will reach cannon events. It will happen eventually.
Updates for Lost Effect are not on any sort of schedule. It is not discontinued, I intend to keep writing for it, but updates will be sadly rare.
"Uncomfortably Close" and "Tabula Rasa" are both, unfortunately, dead. There will never be new updates for them. Sorry.
Updates on Lost Effect:
I have begun editing this fic slightly. I'm not completely rewriting chapters, even though in some cases the structural issues in this fic could only be fixed by completely tearing it down and rebuilding from the ground up. The entire first half of chapter four is an exercise in "tell, not show", past me, what the hell? I thought you were better than that. Anyway. Some minor details may be altered during this editing process in an effort to reduce the amount of cringing I do when rereading it. "De-cringing", I've been calling it. Rereading the fic is not necessary to understand future updates but it is recommended, and not just because I'd like to know if the changes were overall improvements. All edited chapters have [Edited] tags at the bottom where author's notes usually are.
List of musical inspirations for "Lost Effect":
I'm a big fan of music. Whenever possible I'm listening to something, and my tastes are pretty varied. This is a list of some music I listen to while writing "Lost Effect". 'Thematic' means it's a piece that evokes a particular feeling or thought process for a scene or chapter (or whole arc). 'Character' means it's heavily related to a character. 'Lyrics and tone' means that it matches what I was looking for in both it's lyrics and tone, but just 'lyrics' or 'tone' alone means that it didn't fit perfectly. A song with 'partial lyrics' only partly fit a character with it's lyrics. Quotes after a 'character' listing are particular lines that work especially well with the character the song is for. More may be listed over time.
"Running Up That Hill" - Placebo (Thematic - tone)
"Something Beautiful" - Oleander (Thematic - lyrics and tone)
"Help I'm Alive" - Metric (Thematic - lyrics and tone)
"Chinatown Theme" - Unknown Artist, from OST of Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines (Thematic - tone)
"Beautiful Lies" - B-Complex (Thematic - tone)
"Fake It" - Seether (Thematic - lyrics and tone)
"Shape of Things to Come" - Bear McCreary (Thematic - tone)
"Only Happy When It Rains" - Garbage (Thematic - tone)
"Vengeance" - Zack Hemsey (Thematic - tone)
"Black" - Danger Mouse ft. Norah Jones (Thematic - lyrics and tone)
"Black" - Kari Kimmel (Thematic - lyrics and tone)
"Home" - Three Days Grace (Character - partial lyrics and tone) "This is not a home. I think I'm better off alone."
"Unknown Soldier" - Breaking Benjamin (Character - lyrics and tone) "It only hurts just once. They're only broken bones. Hide the hate inside."
"Let It Rock" - Kevin Rudolf (Character - partial lyrics and tone) "And you take your time. And you stand in line. Well, you'll get what's yours. I got mine."
[preference for the version which removes the section sung by 'Lil Wayne]
"Firefly" - Breaking Benjamin (Character - partial lyrics and tone) "Bring me your enemies, lay them before me, and walk away."
"Nobody's Home" - Avril Lavigne (Character - lyrics and tone) "She wants to go home, but nobody's home."
"Numb" - Linkin Park (Character - partial lyrics and tone) "Every step that I take is another mistake to you."
"Paint It Back" - Lee Mead (Character - lyrics and tone) "I see people turn their heads and quickly look away. Like a newborn baby, it just happens everyday."
"Just Like You" - Three Days Grace (Character - lyrics and tone) "I'm alone, so I won't turn out like you want me to."
"Hero" - Nickelback (Character - lyrics and tone) "And they say that a hero can save us. I'm not gonna stand here and wait."
"Karma Slave" - Splashdown (Character - lyrics and tone) "Keep me cautious, keep me safe, just in case there's a chance I can leave this Wheel behind me."