Carpe Vitam
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Joined 08-09-08, id: 1662367, Profile Updated: 01-05-13
Author has written 5 stories for Robin Hood BBC, Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, and Torchwood.

Twenty-something, married, employed writer (though not employed for writing) who's a condescending, sarcastic, badass. And naturally blonde.

Original stories can be found at http://www.fictionpress.com/carpevitam.


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the gold room where everyone finally gets what they want by halyorked reviews
She's barefoot, her high heels discarded under a tree or in a pile of leaves somewhere for hikers to find later.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,130 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/2/2013 - Caroline F., Klaus - Complete
The infinite number of times Sherlock kisses John by novusluna reviews
And the 1 time John returns the favor. Everyone else stops and stares and makes increasingly unhelpful comments. Johnlock. Mentions of Mycroft, Lestrade, Molly and pretty much everyone else in the Sherlock universe.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,414 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 247 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 12/29/2012 - Published: 11/23/2012 - John W., Sherlock H. - Complete
The Rules of Home by scullyseviltwin
The breaths that he emits are short and low but his eyes continue to shine, seemingly absorbing every point of illumination in the darkened entryway. "And how lucky for me, for me, that some anonymous Afghani perched on an anonymous hill missed his target."
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,214 - Favs: 17 - Published: 12/15/2012 - John W., Sherlock H. - Complete
To Save A Life by Canton For King reviews
Sherlock/John. Prompt: Sherlock brings down Moriarty with the help of Mycroft, his agents and two snipers. It isn't until Sherlock's telling John about what happened that he realises John was one of those snipers.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,101 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/8/2012 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
The End of Waiting by Calie1 reviews
'He always waited, biding his time, waiting for her to be comfortable with him, want him.'
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,372 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 17 - Published: 2/21/2012 - Caroline F., Klaus - Complete
Stay With Me by samxheart reviews
She then gave him a smile, a smile he knew was way too forced to be genuine and sent a clear message of "not now", and turned back to her textbook, beginning where he had left off in the chapter.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,381 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Published: 2/19/2012 - Tyler L., Caroline F. - Complete
Don't Think by Hybridlovelies reviews
Based on a drabble request I wrote on Tumblr that started with "Klaroline and wet tshirt" A little fluffy, a little sexy, and definitely funny. Features Rebekah and Kol as well!
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,410 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 224 - Follows: 68 - Published: 2/18/2012 - Caroline F., Klaus - Complete
Misconceptions by LovelyLynn92 reviews
The way Klaus courted Caroline really wasn't what she was expecting.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,699 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 32 - Published: 1/27/2012 - Caroline F., Klaus - Complete
First Date by Heart Torn Out reviews
John's going on a date with a certain consulting detective. Sherlock just doesn't know it yet. SLASH DON'T LIKE DON'T READ BUT YOU SHOULD READ!
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,558 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 12 - Published: 1/5/2012 - John W., Sherlock H. - Complete
They Look Like Strong Hands by xthesebonesx reviews
Set after- 3x09. Klaus reflects on his obsessive feelings for a certain blonde vampire, and is thrown when he realizes just how jealous he is of Tyler Lockwood. Can an unlikely visitor change things, just when he's thought he's lost it all? One Shot.
Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,086 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 15 - Published: 11/18/2011 - Klaus, Caroline F. - Complete
Outlaster by Lady Moe reviews
They are all dead, and all because of her. And I am the only one left. My name is Benvolio Montague, and this is my story.
Shakespeare - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 857 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Published: 9/11/2009 - Complete
Still Breeding Thoughts by Assimbya reviews
Alone in his prison, Richard muses and dreams.
Shakespeare - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,071 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/25/2009 - Complete
Once, you were the real you by riftactivity reviews
Janto. Jack meets Ianto over and over again, not his Ianto but it'll have to do. Angst followed by bittersweet fluff.
Torchwood - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,659 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/29/2008 - Jack H., Ianto J. - Complete
Picture of You by Anduria Trianys reviews
Jack plans an unusual surprise for Ianto. Starts shortly after 'Something Borrowed' and continues up to after 'Exit Wounds'. Pure, unadulterated Jack/Ianto fluff. Seriously.
Torchwood - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,170 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/27/2008 - Complete
Just An Ordinary Bloke by Erin Giles reviews
Post Exit-Wounds. Rhys Williams may not know how to save the world from alien invasions but he knows how to save a man from himself.
Torchwood - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,420 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/26/2008 - Ianto J., Rhys W. - Complete
Back Home by RoadrunnerGER reviews
Jack’s gone to find his Doctor and Ianto is trying to cope. Janto, what else... LOL
Torchwood - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,890 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/25/2008 - Complete
A Wink and a Smile by Mercedes88 reviews
Summary: A private meeting between past lovers to set things right. Missing scene after S1, E1.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,128 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/23/2008 - Complete
Body by Antilochus reviews
Grief hits Robin like a sledgehammer. Heavy spoilers for the last episode of season 2. Thanks to Bookishy for beta.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 641 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/23/2008 - Robin Hood - Complete
A Little Complication by imperfectandchaotic reviews
It's a testament to Robin's ability to walk through walls that this has never happened before. A midnight visit goes awry with a distraught Marian, a returned engagement ring, and an overly-aggravating Gisbourne. :One shot:
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,501 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/18/2008 - Marian, Robin Hood - Complete
Hey There Marian by Robin-Marian-Fan reviews
A remake of hey there Delilah by the plain white tees lol, it was made between me and my close friend Rachel when we got bored in health and Social care haha. Robin is singing to Marian, Enjoy, i'd like to know what you think about it XD ONE SHOT
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 507 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/16/2008 - Complete
Scarborough Fair by Biancaneve reviews
Songfic, referencing the well-known ballad of the same name. Five years after a hypothetical season 3 finale, a drunken, reflective Allan thinks about herbs, their meanings, the past and the future.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,727 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/12/2008 - Complete
The Silver Thread by Ravenya03 reviews
Out of all the frustrating things about the S2 finale, I was especially annoyed about the lack of closure between my favourite OT3: Will, Djaq and Allan. So this is my attempt to fill in the blanks of their complex relationship that the show sadly ignored
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,780 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Published: 7/13/2008 - Complete
Dear Captain Harkness by sazza-da-vampire reviews
I understand that you will be furious with Owen for putting the advertisement in the magazine, and I am interested in replacing him after his unfortunate and very accidental demise." A job application for Torchwood. Pinkribbons and Sazza style.
Torchwood - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 609 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/13/2008 - Complete
Bugs, Mortein and Aerogard by sazza-da-vampire reviews
Tosh doesn't like bugs. Gwen doesn't like cockroaches. Ianto and Jack know it. Dr. Owen Harper to the rescue!
Torchwood - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 2,057 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 6/13/2008 - Published: 3/19/2008 - Complete
Sweetheart by WishfulTrance reviews
Djaq missed Allan not due to love, but his friendship. Short fic set the day before he was discovered to be a traitor in the Gang. A/D friendship.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 556 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/11/2008 - Complete
My Hero Bares His Nerves by NightsDawne reviews
While avoiding themselves the night of Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, the Torchwood team gets onto the subject of poetry in another game of Truth.
Torchwood - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,657 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 15 - Published: 6/7/2008 - Complete
Brothers in Arms by Lady Danar reviews
WillAllan “Brothers in arms” I love the double meanings in that quote There is a confrontation between Will and Allan when Will is hiding from the guards in the castle… teeny bit of fluff.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 667 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/11/2007 - Complete
A Moment by the River by Canne reviews
An awkward moment by the river recalls some longforgotten memories for Marian. MuchMarian. BBC Robin Hood.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,234 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/17/2007 - Complete
An Interlude in a Forest by Canne reviews
Much and Marian take a walk in the woods.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,085 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/20/2007 - Complete
Sheltering by Lady Danar reviews
[WillAllan] Will and Allan shelter during a storm on their way to Scarborough but do they ever get there? Please R&R.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 850 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/28/2007 - Complete
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And the Day Returns Too Soon reviews
Gwen was potentially bonkers, Rhys was potentially dying, Ianto was potentially the devil incarnate, and all Jack could do was stand and stare at the scene before him.
Torchwood - Rated: M - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,452 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/20/2008
7 October 1849
A poem to one of the masters.
Edgar Allan Poe - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 258 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/11/2008 - Complete
The Rest is Silence reviews
Love which screams without saying a word and is felt without being touched. The relationship between Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
Shakespeare - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 804 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/2/2008 - Complete
Your War
There’s a war drum sounding in you. It isn’t violent, this drum. There’s no anger in its rhythm, or aggression. But it’s fierce and dedicated.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,194 - Published: 8/22/2008
Of an Unnamed Outlaw in Sherwood Forest reviews
Pretty self-explanatory, but if you pay attention you can catch a few references.
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 663 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/15/2008