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Author has written 4 stories for Phantom of the Opera.

I am currently a student in America (I won't say specifically where...). I (probably) won't be there for much longer. I have recently discovered that I have two semesters left in my major, English (yeah!!). Although if I change it to English teaching, it will only add another semester on, and I'll still graduate early. How incredible. Especially given the fact that my study abroad this semester would be setting me back a bit.

My writing here will usually be about Phantom of the Opera. Unless, for some reason, I decide to write something else. Who knows? It might happen! One day, I might leave Erik... -pauses- -hugs Phantom with renewed fervor- I used to believe that I was a mediocre writer, but (dare I say it??) recently I feel like I've improved some. I still have to edit my current story, Love Lies Bleeding, in order to prove this recent discovery, but until then, you'd have to suffer through my mediocre writing in order to get to the good stuff. Or perhaps I just need to finish this thing so I can post the good stuff.

I am a fan of the original Leroux novel, and my Eriks will be primarily based on that. Although I appreciate any well-written Erik, you probably will only see a Leroux with me.

For the next three months, I will be in France and most likely unavailable to write. Which is a shame. I had planned on finishing Love Lies Bleeding this summer, but it looks like that will be on hiatus for the next three months. I will TRY to update it, but it won't be likely. (Now that I've said that, the writing bug will come and bite me and I won't be able to do anything but write... and then my grades will suffer because of it.)

Current Projects:

Love Lies Bleeding: (Please don't be turned off by the title.) Christine is freed from the monster, but when she returns to bury him, he turns out to be very much alive. With her in his possession again, he finds that he doesn't have the strength to let her go. Christine must adjust and adapt in order to live her life with any degree of happiness, but in the process, it turns out that she cares very much for him and - dare she say it? - love him.

Distorted Glass: Heavily based on my two favorite stories, Phantom of the Opera (of course) and The Painted Veil. Set in 1910, England, Christine Daae will marry bacteriologist Erik Fane as she becomes more and more desperate to have a husband. He takes her to Hong Kong, where she has an affair with the charismatic Raoul de Chagny. Erik threatens to divorce her if she would not come with him into the middle of a cholera epidemic, where Christine has to rediscover herself, and she even grows fond of Erik, but unfortunately, it seems that Erik's love of her has grown cold and he refuses to open up to her. When she discovers that she is pregnant and she has no idea who the father is, things prove to be a bigger mess than they were in the first place. Won't be posted until Love Lies Bleeding is finished.

Drabbles - stuff that you probably don't care to know about:

Erik and Christine forever!

I play the viola

I used to sing, but then I quit private lessons, and now I am a disappointment at the art.

I love to dance in the rain.

I'm a poor, starving student

My favorite books are (in no particular order)...
-The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux (it belongs and will always stay at the top of my list)
-The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
-Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffery
-The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
-The Host by Stephenie Meyer
-anything written by Shakespeare (especially Othello, the Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and sonnet 73... Although Romeo and Juliet really isn't that great. It's just a story of two really hormonal teenagers who knew each other for five minutes, and they were already making out. Knew each other for three days, and they couldn't live without each other. I think that West Side Story is a much better version of Shakespeare's original one.)
-Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion by Jane Austen
-Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
-Don Juan by Lord Byron (and not just because Erik was writing an opera about it. Lord Byron is a genius with satire. If you want Erik's depressing opera, watch Don Giovanni by Mozart.)
-Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
-Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (I'm serious. I didn't at first, but it sorta grows on you, ya know?)

I also read Phantom by Susan Kay. It's a good book, but I think it's a little overrated.

My favorite fairytales are "Beauty and the Beast" and "King Thrushbeard" (it is not as well known as some others, but I love it just the same!)

I'm a die-hard oldies fan. (Like Supertramp, Elton John, Beatles, Kansas, the Eagles...) Recently, I've been immersing myself in classical and contemporary orchestras (Vivaldi is wonderful. My favorite composer, so far). It's easy to write when there aren't any words being sung.

I am learning French. It's a great language--learn it!

I'm originally from Texas--we're our own country!

This is fluff Erik. He is young and charismatic, who looks like Apollo on one side of his face and is a total sex god. Everybody loves him, and he is so nice and sweet and proper when Christine runs back from the drunken Raoul... This Erik does not exist.

This is dark Erik. He hates everybody. He wants Christine, but doesn't know how to win love. Don't mess with him, or he'll kill you.

This is true Erik. He's topsy and turvy and you never know which way he's going to turn...

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Martyr by Quiet2885 reviews
Modern. With her father ill and her husband severely injured in a car accident, Christine desperately turns to a darker source for hope. Once she begins to discover a new side to herself, there is no turning back. And, by the time she quits lying to herself, an inevitably tragic choice awaits her. Rewritten and completed as of December 2013.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 120,475 - Reviews: 611 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 12/22/2013 - Published: 4/26/2009 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Just An Obsession by bwayphantomrose reviews
He could never love her. He had never been taught to love. How was that he could so intensely crave something he had never felt before the arrival of Christine Daae? She was a terrifying obsession. Leroux-BASED. E/C.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 38,210 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 10/8/2013 - Published: 8/1/2010 - Erik, Christine
Love? and Marriage by dimensioner reviews
After escaping from the Opera, the Phantom meets a woman in desperate search of a husband. What will happen if he agrees to marry her? Mostly inspired by the movie, but references to Kay.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 92,840 - Reviews: 511 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 147 - Updated: 5/14/2013 - Published: 11/19/2008 - [Erik, OC] - Complete
The Beast and the Beauty by Clara Spencer reviews
Samantha & Alexander have become friends through their letters but when Samantha meets Alex she finds that he is not a man but a beast.As Alex begins to trust Samantha to break his spell she in turn must learn that it takes more than eyes to see a person.
Fairy Tales - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 26,655 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 1/24/2009
The Epic Case of the Phantom of the Opera by Phanfan44 reviews
A Phantom…A beautiful Attorney…A trial. Andre Marek brings Erik forward in time where he must stand trial.Can the lonely Phantom be saved by the lovely Laura in more ways than one?The courtroom only begins this epic tale! Lots of drama, romance, intrigue!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 132 - Words: 839,556 - Reviews: 1401 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 10/31/2011 - Published: 8/17/2006 - Erik
Pillow Talk by ACE Albert reviews
A short prequel to "Yes." Exactly 500 words. It's the morning after *The Night*...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 511 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/27/2010 - Christine, Erik - Complete
75mg of Truth by Chapucera reviews
After three years of an unhappy marriage to a man she scarcely knows, Christine flees, hoping for a better life away from him. Yet can she truly escape Erik? Modern-day.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 86,682 - Reviews: 410 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 12/10/2009 - Published: 3/25/2009 - Complete
The Consequences of Selling One’s Soul by sepler reviews
There was no night… no day. There was no music, no joy, no Phoebus. No, none of that remained for poor Esmeralda. The rest of the world had completely vanished, leaving her nothing but... him. While in prison, Esmeralda accepts Frollo's offer. Book based.
Hunchback of Notre Dame - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 25,404 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 8/2/2009 - Published: 7/28/2008 - C. Frollo, Esmeralda
Angels and Roses by Rhythmrains reviews
AU phic. A retelling, unlike any other...EC fic... Elements from Leroux...complete
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 132,120 - Reviews: 202 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 6/19/2009 - Published: 5/25/2006 - Complete
The Memory Book by The Spinning World reviews
If everything except music and him were taken away from you, what would you do? Think real, think dark. Modern Leroux.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 30,716 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 5/14/2009 - Published: 8/14/2008 - Christine, Erik
Awkward Stage by xXSummerXx reviews
what would happen if, after Erik died, his spirit got transported to another body? what if the origional owner of the body was still alive inside it? what if the origional owner of the body was a fourteen year old girl from our time? not a mary-sue!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 42,976 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 5/9/2009 - Published: 7/28/2008
The Light Within by Arcelia reviews
Realising that she is a mere shell of the girl he gave his heart and music to,Erik spirits Christine away from the outside world - forcing her to face her demons, let go of the past, become herself once more,and maybe...just maybe...to love him? EC,Modern
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 17,960 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 4/26/2009 - Published: 8/23/2008 - Christine, Erik
Therapeutic by BleedingHeartConservative reviews
Leroux Sequel: An existential and psychological journey through the mind of our beloved Opera Ghost as he explores the many types of love, examines his past, and at last attains “what everyone else has” and much more. Cameos by S. Freud and J. Merrick.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 138 - Words: 391,993 - Reviews: 1646 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 4/16/2009 - Published: 3/23/2008 - Erik - Complete
We'll Share Paradise by Broken-Vow reviews
Erik is not a charitable man, and he will have what is his.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 76,228 - Reviews: 551 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 4/12/2009 - Published: 6/27/2008 - Erik, Christine - Complete
The Monster's Dying by Arcelia reviews
Christine's left, Erik's ready to die, and its time for the monster to die. So why has she returned...? Book-based Erik, EC. For those who think my writing is normally too depressing.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 894 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/9/2009 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Erik Who? by Kelsismom reviews
Epilogue up. Come see! MODERN DAY Retelling ALW&Kay. Takes place inside the movie. Inspired by the premise of the tv show Samantha Who? How will a head injury change the course of Erik and Christine's future? EC eventually
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 69 - Words: 178,370 - Reviews: 407 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 4/7/2009 - Published: 1/8/2008 - Erik, Christine
Child of the Opera Ghost by IamthePhantomoftheOpera reviews
Erik takes Christine to the fair. They come back with a child. A child with a skull for a head. How he was raised. Stupid description. I know. Just read it? Please? Chap. 1 BETAed! Erik gets a a HUGE surprise around chapter five...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,536 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/15/2009 - Published: 10/26/2008 - Erik, Christine
Lost Destiny by MrsMargeryLovett reviews
Jessie comes from an abusive home and history, and can scarcely believe when, in the middle of a storm, she stumbles across that strange mansion that never had revealed its secrets to her. Until now. Sorry, I suck at these summarys! Just read, please!
Edward Scissorhands - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 28,739 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 7/10/2008 - Published: 4/21/2008 - Complete
The World s Shortest Courtship by Chapucera reviews
Erik Darrow, obsessed with Christine Daaé, exploits her most vulnerable moment in order to sweep her off her feet and into matrimony. Now Christine must start from scratch to get to know her new husband. Modern day.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 72,863 - Reviews: 394 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 6/30/2008 - Published: 3/22/2008 - Complete
Have You Ever by Lady Moonglow reviews
With the war looking bleak, the Golden Trio, Ginny, Draco, and Lavender go back to Tom Riddle's 7th Year to destroy Lord Voldemort once and for all. What Hermione DIDN'T count on, however, is a shared common room, a curse, and a crazy little thing called love.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 180,301 - Reviews: 3909 - Favs: 4,216 - Follows: 1,111 - Updated: 5/31/2007 - Published: 5/23/2005 - Hermione G., Tom R. Jr. - Complete
His Wedding Ring by folie du jour reviews
[Leroux] Oneshot. Christine returns the ring...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,095 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/13/2007 - Christine, Raoul - Complete
Gifts and Wrappings by Quiet2885 reviews
As a present to Christine, Erik reveals his special 'mask' of normalcy earlier in the story. Shameless EC Holiday Fluff. Primarily Kay and Leroux. Complete.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,814 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 171 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 1/11/2007 - Published: 12/24/2006 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Little Lotte of the Shade by Senna Wales reviews
We've all heard the famous Little Lotte fairy tale. But did you know that Lotte was real? This is her story, her life. Step into her world... if you dare. Lerouxbased, COMPLETE.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 26,576 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 14 - Updated: 7/26/2005 - Published: 2/18/2005 - Complete
The Consequences by The Scorpion reviews
What if...Christine was a bad little ingenue one day and Erik got REALLY pissed off? A short phic that explores the extreme side of dark and frightening aspects when our phavorite Phantom gets reeeeeeeally angry, loses his temper...and snaps!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,196 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 154 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 4/17/2003 - Published: 11/7/2002 - Erik, Christine - Complete
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Love Lies Bleeding reviews
"Erik?" she called out uncertainly, then realized what was wrong. He was gone. Gone. Her angel was dead... but then he woke up, and even though she thought her life was forever changed, it changed yet again. Leroux, E/C
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 54,506 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 12/18/2010 - Published: 2/8/2009 - Erik, Christine
The Penny Drops reviews
In which Erik breaks the Webber spell...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 537 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 11/27/2010 - Erik
Fumbling at My Soul reviews
My heart – soul… stop – I am burning – fire! Stop! Erik! I want to shriek, let him know that I am here – burning! It hurts! I cannot stand the fire! And yet… I don’t want it to stop. Leroux, oneshot
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,395 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/12/2009 - Erik, Christine - Complete
Below the Trapdoors reviews
Christine and Raoul flee from the roof, and in their flight, they discover why Erik is considered the trapdoor lover. Leroux based, one-shot.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,096 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Published: 6/3/2009 - Christine - Complete