Clara Stone
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Joined 03-21-02, id: 187485
Author has written 6 stories for Phantom of the Opera.

...Last updated January 9th, 2006...

My name is Clara Stone and I basically love all things Phantom. Well, except the Phantom movie. Please don't be offended if you love it, but I really couldn't stand it. If Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler are your quintessential Christine and Erik, well... you and I have incredibly different views. I love Susan Kay's novel and do not like other women phictions. Some people like them, but sorry, they're just not for me.

I am a Drama Major (and Creative Writing Minor)at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. I live in the West Village and love (aside from Phantom)New York, musicals, Joe's Pub, Italian food, POTATOES, Harry Potter (LOVE HP), Philip Pullman novels, Victorian novels (Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte especially), Steven Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Labyrinth, The Princess Bride, Buffy, Angel (especially Wesley Wyndam-Pryce), Neil Patrick Harris, James Barbour, Mandy Patinkin, Nathan Lane,Tim Curry, Doug Sills, Sutton Foster, Fight Club, Tim Burton films, Disney animation, and a lot of other stuff as well!

Fav Musicals: "Phantom of the Opera," "The Light in the Piazza", "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,""Jane Eyre," "Sweeney Todd," "The Secret Garden," "Into the Woods," "Rocky Horror Show", "Thoroughly Modern Millie", "Jekyll and Hyde", "AVENUE Q", "Dracula - the Musical", anything SONDHEIM!

I've started the Phantom Writers Yahoo! Group. It's just a place for phiction writers to meet, chat, discuss, get help, etc. etc. If you would like to join, email me at phictionchic@yahoo.com or go to Yahoo! Groups and sign up for yourself! Hope to see you there!

My Stories:
Holy Darkness -- Work in progress. My personal favorite and what I consider my best story. It's also the thing that is dearest to my heart.It's so hard to write a summary for this story... but read it anyway. It's set after the story, Raoul and Christine are married, but Erik's not out of the picture. E/C tendancies as ALWAYS, but very kind to Raoul. I can't summarize this thing! Argh! But all I can say is that the story (IMO) is just getting better and better. When I look back on what I wrote a year ago, I can't believe how awful some of it is. After I finish it, I'm going to go back and rewrite some parts. The chapters are getting longer and more intense. (1/8/06) After Chapter 13 drained my soul, I put HD away for four months, but now it's back and in time to celebrate Phantom becoming the longest running Broadway musical ever!
Reality Issues -- Currently on hiatus... Actually, on hiatus for two years. It doesn't look like I'll be getting to it anytime soon, but you never know, inspiration could strike at any time! I promise that I WILL finish it one day! E/C per usual.
Mademoiselle Daae is Dead -- One-shot, finished. It's okay, read it if you want. I once thought it was a good story, now I really feel that it's kind of OOC for everyone and completely not realistic. But it was a fun little story to write.
Very Funny Fan Fiction -- A short little humor list parodying types of really bad fan fiction (IMO). I still think it's kind of funny, and always relevant, but I don't think I'll ever add more.
Box Five -- Poem, finished. Written back when I was obsessed with writing Phantom poems. Told from the famous box's perspective.
Guidance -- Poem, finished. I don't really like this one anymore. Written again during my poem phase.

Stories to Come:
Holy Darkness Sequel -- But first I've got to finish Holy Darkness! In development.
Untitled Persia Story -- I've been working on this one for years. An adaptation of the Persian section of Susan Kay's Phantom (and my personal favorite part of the book!). This story will arrive online only when I've decided what version to use (I have 3, no kidding) and have time to dedicate myself to it fully (AKA, when HD is done). 6/29: Had quite a breakthrough with this two nights ago while falling asleep. I finally know how to approach it right, so that readers will understand what I'm driving towards straight from the get-go.
Untitled Jack the Ripper Story -- Uh, yeah. I love Jack the Ripper stuff. I love Phantom stuff. They were bound to collide at some point. So far, this story consists solely of notes I wrote during my freshman year of college. Not a priority, but something I like to think about. Erik and Jack would have quite a showdown, don't you think? (Not that that actually happens. Erik and Jack probably wouldn't ever meet, it would just... Oh, never mind.)

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Only Love by Midasgirl reviews
Set after ALW - Christine and Raoul have married, and all seems to be going well. But fate will not allow Erik to forget her, and after the honeymoon, tragedy may offer him a second chance to win her back ...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 56,556 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/17/2005 - Published: 2/2/2003
Harry Potter and the Acceptance of Fate by Arya1 reviews
Post-OotP-Ch57: Harry is calculating and exerts self-restraint, Moody visits, Harry gets some history on Voldemort's timing, Neville cheers up Harry just a bit, another sabbat is upon us and Snape pokes Harry, Harry gets a wild idea.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 54 - Words: 521,016 - Reviews: 2108 - Favs: 1,596 - Follows: 684 - Updated: 9/3/2004 - Published: 7/14/2003 - Harry P., Hermione G.
Rekindle the Lost by Marlaina Shade reviews
Post-‘The Girl in Question’. Wesley has one last chance to save Fred and send Illyria to hell; however, with Fred imprisoned inside herself and fighting her own battles, and Illyria's power growing again, can Wes get to her before time runs out? COMPL
Angel - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 23,887 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/29/2004 - Published: 5/7/2004 - Wesley W.P., Fred B.
A Winter's Tale by Midasgirl reviews
Songphic to David Essex's "A Winter's Tale". It has been a year, and Erik has moved away from Paris. As the snow falls, he remembers Christine ...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,268 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/7/2004
The Best Laid Plans by Midasgirl reviews
It's time for Christine to return to the Opera, and an encounter with Erik would seem to mend the past - but the managers have a plan of their own.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 34,603 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/27/2003 - Published: 9/24/2002
Song from a Shadow by waiting4morning reviews
**FINISHED!** It is 1997... Christine is entering her last year of high school without parents, without friends, and without hope... until she meets Erik.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 30,357 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 276 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 9/5/2002 - Published: 8/6/2000 - Christine, Erik - Complete
The most beautiful thing I love in a Man by BabygX reviews
A message to Erik...Hope he reads this and smiles satiated and acknowledges the fact that not all women are blind.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 398 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/14/2002
To Let You Go by Calypso Diangelos reviews
Lying in Erik's arms, Christine comes to terms with what living without him will mean - Not Smut believe it or not. Set at the end of Phantom by Susan Kay
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,284 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/24/2002
Nothing Left to Lose by Midasgirl reviews
Set directly after Susan Kay's Phantom ... Raoul begins to show his true colours, Christine wonders whether she's made the right decision, and Erik? Well ...
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,461 - Reviews: 226 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 2/24/2002 - Published: 9/18/2001
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Holy Darkness reviews
A story about loss, guilt, sacrifice and, of course, love. Erik and Christine carry on with their lives a year after the events at the Opera until they are suddenly pulled back together. CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Erik receives a last gift from Nadir and tries to m
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 63,249 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 5/2/2006 - Published: 4/11/2004
Reality Issues reviews
Christine is torn between reality and a dream, one where she is married to Raoul and the other where she is married to Erik. CHAPTER TEN FINALLY She's back at Erik's, and determined to make them both happy
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,715 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 2/8/2004 - Published: 3/28/2002 - Christine, Erik
Mademoiselle Daae Is Dead reviews
Basically, pay no heed to the title. Just read it. It's getting there that's half the fun and, if you know how I write, you never know what's going on until the end!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,866 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/7/2002
Very Funny Fan Fiction reviews
One day Erik finds very funny fan fiction. Here are those summaries. Rate PG-13 for refering to rated R things (get it?). Please R/R!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Humor/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 549 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/8/2002
Guidance reviews
A poem which takes place before Christine is set to run away with Raoul. She is in church and conveys her torn feelings to God.
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 362 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 3/25/2002
Box Five reviews
Ever wonder what Box Five would say if it could talk? Well, here's its chance! Please R/R, it's my first published piece!
Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 363 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/21/2002
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