BusyQuill
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Joined 02-11-02, id: 168630
Author has written 29 stories for Xena: Warrior Princess, Tomb Raider, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Friends, Lord of the Rings, Moulin Rouge, Pirates of the Caribbean, Misc. Movies, Misc. Books, Gladiator, and Quills.

Keeping this as short as I can, my favourite things are -

TV SHOW: The Simpsons, Little Britain, Rock Profile, Friends, Frasier, Charmed, Blackadder, Father Ted, I'm Alan Partridge, Family Guy and period dramas.

FILM/MOVIE: In No Order: The Lord Of The Rings, The Aviator, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Mummy, The Man Who Cried, Don Juan DeMarco, Blow, Ed Wood, Donnie Brasco, Casper, The Addams Family, Benny & Joon, Moulin Rouge, The Royal Tenenbaums, Psycho, Once UponA Time In Mexico, Signs, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Edward Scissorhands, Kill Bill (V1+2), Pulp Fiction, The Ninth Gate, The Gift, Seabiscuit, Donnie Darko, Buffalo Soldiers, The Yards, Quills, Spider-man, The Cider House Rules, The Village, Gladiator, Sylvia, The Talented Mr. Ripley, 50 First Dates, The Pianist, etc. - I have lots!

BOOK: The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit and the rest of J.R.R.'s work! I also like The Dumas Club, Sense and Sensibility, Chocolat, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, The Bell Jar and loads more!

POET: Sylvia Plath, Christina Rossetti, Oscar Wilde, Shakespeare, etc. I have loads, once more.

PLAY: Hamlet, The Good Woman Of Szechuan, Miss Julie, Under Milkwood, Mother Courage And Her Children, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Twelfth Night, Our Country's Good, The Crucible, Galileo and The Importance Of Being Earnest.

ARTIST: Viggo Mortensen, MacKenzie Thorpe, Alan Lee, Munch, Botticelli, Klimt and David Howe.

COMPOSITION: Adagio by Thomas Albinoni. I also love the version by Gustavo Montesano.

OPERA: Madama Butterfly (Un bel di vedremo) and Gianni Sachinni (O mio babbino caro)

FOOD: I'm vegetarian

ACTOR: Johnny Depp, Joaquin Phoenix, David Walliams, Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry, Christopher Lee, Gary Oldman, Robert DeNiro, Charlie Chaplain, Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Gambon, Ewan McGregor, Etc. there are too many!

ACTRESS: Cate Blanchett, Christina Ricci, Gwyneth Paltrow, Liv Tyler, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder, Etc. there are too many!

SINGERS: Morrissey, James Blunt, Damien Rice, Norah Jones, Katie Melua, Nick Drake, Vanessa Paradis, Alanis Morissette, Etc.

BANDS: The Smiths, Blur, The Kinks, Simon + Garfunkel, Queen, Bluetones, Maroon 5, Travis, The Troggs, Radiohead, Scissor Sisters, The Corrs, Belle and Sebastian, Marcheys House, Coldplay, The Libertines, Razorlight, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Etc.

Some quotes -

'I don’t care for striking, I can’t take the trouble to raise my hand.' - Wuthering Heights

'Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.' - Oscar Wilde

'I like talking to a brick wall, it's the only thing in the world that never contradicts me.' - Lady Windermere's Fan

'To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.' - The Importance of Being Earnest

'Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.' - Oscar Wilde

'Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.' - Oscar Wilde

'I can resist everything except temptation.' - Oscar Wilde

'I've often wished I could go back into the closet, but it's so full of other actors who don't want to come out' - Sir. Ian McKellen

'Will I come down? Does an unarmed man come down to speak with robbers out of doors? I do not trust you Gandalf. Though they do not stand openly on my step I know where the wild wood demons are lurking at your command.' - Saruman, Two Towers

'So do all who live to see such times but that is not for them to decide. All they have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to them' - Gandalf, Fellowship.

'The Road Goes ever on and on, down from the door where it began, now far ahead the road has gone and I must follow if I can, Pursuing it with eager feet, Until it join some larger way, Where many paths and errands meet. And whither then? I cannot say.' - Lord of the Rings

'To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Eternity in the palm of your hand And Infinity in an hour.' - William Blake

'All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost. The old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renewed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king.' - Lord of the rings

'I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.' - Lord of the rings

'Men willingly believe what they wish.' - Julius Caesar

'The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.' - Sir. Winston Churchill

'The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed- It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.' Shakespeare

'A typical celebrity status sounds like a really weird disease.' - Johnny Depp

'If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.' - JRR Tolkien, he really hit the nail on the head here.

'Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.' - Gandalf.

'I don't know who Peter Lorre is. Pathetic right? It shows you how completely gross and uncultured my generation is.' - Christina Ricci

'A lie told often enough becomes the truth.' - Lenin

'My significant other right now is myself, which is what happens when you suffer from multiple personality disorder and self-obsession.' - Joaquin Phoenix

'Excluding the possibility that a female Scandinavian Olympian was running around outside our house last night, what else could it have been?' - Merrill Hess (From Signs)

'It's a dream. A frightful dream - Life is.' - Commodus (From Gladiator)

'It's so easy to laugh. It's so easy to hate. It takes strength to be gentle and kind.' - Morrissey

'When the Gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.' - Oscar Wilde

'The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.' - Oscar Wilde

'Nothing annoys people so much as not receiving invitations.' - The Importance...

'Once a man begins to neglect his domestic duties he becomes painfully effeminate, does he not? And I don't like that. It makes men so very attractive.' - The Importance...

'How marriage ruins a man. It's as demoralising as cigarettes, and far more expensive.' - Lady Windermere's Fan

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The Sun On My Heart by IlariaandSteph reviews
Set during the movie, this a tale of love, friendship, intrigue...and tragedy. Both Maximus and Commodus have relevant roles, just like in the movie.
Gladiator - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 54,239 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/25/2002
Above Time And Space by Dark Empress V reviews
Dedicated to Commodus, I wrote this after a trip to Rome last summer...PLEASE R&R!
Gladiator - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 479 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/8/2002
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Maximus Must Die reviews
A short dark fic focusing mainly on Commodus and how he feels and thinks before his death.
Gladiator - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 11,546 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/3/2004 - Published: 9/16/2004
Father reviews
Yet another Commodus poem, this time from his point of view. Please read and review.
Gladiator - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 145 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/30/2004
Forever Generalised reviews
Based on the book The Dumas Club (which was the origin of the film The Ninth Gate, starring Johnny Depp). Set before the events with 'The book of Nine Doors', Corso thinks he is haunted, but finds himself in a much deeper mystery than he anticipated.
Misc. Books - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,811 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/28/2004 - Published: 4/19/2004
Ink reviews
Dear readers. I have for you now a story of a man so evil he was taken from the hand of God without much resistance. It tells of his travels down the dark alley of insanity as he shares his house with the damned and depraved. I dare you to open the page.
Quills - Rated: M - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,346 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/28/2004 - Published: 9/12/2004
Hail Mighty Caesar reviews
Another Commodus poem I decided to write. Please RR. Disclaimer: I don't own Commodus, unfortunately.
Gladiator - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 100 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/24/2004
Mars reviews
A story about Commodus before he was Emperor in his desperate search for love. Now completed. Please Read and Review.
Gladiator - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,323 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 9/12/2004 - Published: 9/2/2004 - Complete
Commodus reviews
A poem regarding our resident unloved Emperor Commodus I needed to share.
Gladiator - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 120 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 9/4/2004
The Ring reviews
A short poem from Frodo's point of view about his life with the ring.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 154 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/8/2004 - Frodo B., Sauron
Russian Ballet reviews
A collection of poems written about 'The Man Who Cried' from various character's points of view and some about the actual film itself. Some are more mature than others.
Misc. Movies - Rated: T - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 10 - Words: 1,713 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/28/2004 - Published: 3/29/2004
Auction House reviews
What happens when Jack does something insanely stupid to annoy Will? Well, this is something else! Hints of JackOC.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 774 - Reviews: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/5/2004
Hell hath no fury reviews
Captain Jack Sparrow is taken captive on an island and a ransom is sent out to the only person Jack knows who could afford it - William Turner. But Will won't pay, instead he is trying his hand at rescuing his friend - will it all end badly?
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,209 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/29/2003 - Published: 10/19/2003
Angst For The Royal reviews
A story detailing the conflict in Aragorn's heart as he decides on what is to be done about his role as heir to the throne.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 619 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/19/2003 - Aragorn
More Than A Woman reviews
Captain Jack Sparrow gets himself in a lot of bother with a kidnapping. Please R&R.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,522 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/26/2003 - Published: 8/24/2003
Being Beautiful reviews
Legolas is a bit distressed over these fangirls! Please R&R!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 114 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/4/2003 - Legolas, Legolas
Growing Under Shadow reviews
Eowyn's life growing up in Rohan with the ill things that befall her. Not one for Grima fans!
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,668 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/1/2003 - Published: 7/27/2003 - Eowyn, Grima W.
Distant Bonds reviews
A poem from Eomer
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 88 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/29/2003
Bearing Guilt reviews
I do not own anything in this story. Chapter one of my first hobbit story. The hobbits reflect on Gandalf and what life is like without him. Please R&R.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,074 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/27/2003 - Peregrin T., Frodo B.
Phoenix Love Birds reviews
Told from Christian's point of view, he and Satine decide to leave the Moulin Rouge.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,671 - Reviews: 5 - Updated: 4/18/2003 - Published: 4/5/2003
Bewitched reviews
A dark fiction. You'll have to read it to see what happens! Not slash or Mary Sue.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,439 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 3/16/2003 - Aragorn, Legolas
The one who wasn't there reviews
Glorfindel tells us what it is like to be replaced.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 121 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 3/16/2003
Red Sun Rising reviews
A story about Aragorn and Legolas' seperate lives before the war of the ring.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,352 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/1/2003 - Legolas
The One Where Ross And Rachel Have Feelings reviews
RR pairing. Ross and Rachel are adjusting to life as parent's and contemplate their relationship.
Friends - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 1,295 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/31/2002 - Published: 12/6/2002
A Lament to the Fellowship reviews
Eowyn makes Legolas cry.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,068 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/31/2002 - Legolas, Eowyn
Hours To Go reviews
Buffy and Angel find it hard to be apart.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,055 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/20/2002 - Angel, Buffy S.
Poison reviews
Angel has been hit by the poison again, but this time he takes far too much of Buffy's blood.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,148 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/20/2002 - Angel, Buffy S.
Tomb Raider: The Search For The Quest reviews
Lara embarks upon a new quest, but is it the quest she's looking for?
Tomb Raider - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,562 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/16/2002
Tomb Raider and Tomb Traitor reviews
Alex needs Lara's help on a job that could make or break him.
Tomb Raider - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,372 - Reviews: 7 - Published: 5/16/2002
Does The Rain Pour? reviews
Takes place at the same time as 'when the stars shine bright enough', so read that one first, this is from Ares' point of view.
Xena: Warrior Princess - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,264 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 2/22/2002
When The Stars Shine Bright Enough reviews
A Xena and Ares story told from Xena's point of view, takes place after To helicon and back.
Xena: Warrior Princess - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,959 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/11/2002