Ally Todd
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Joined 05-02-09, id: 1921466, Profile Updated: 04-04-14
Author has written 4 stories for Final Fantasy VIII, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and Vampire Diaries.

Update, 4th of April 2014

Like most people I watch a lot of television (though nowhere near as much as my little sister) and I have a pretty varied palate. I'm quite a fan of the sitcoms, coming across from the US of A, specifically How I Met Your Mother, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and the Big Bang Theory (I can empathise with Sheldon). I also really enjoyed Homeland until it lost it in Season 3. I also watch institutions of British Television like Top Gear, Mock the Week and the Bill. While we're at it, if someone doesn't bring the Bill back soon I will hunt the executives at ITV down with a blow lamp and a selection of dentists tools. I'm not a big fan of the vampire genre with a couple of exceptions. One of these exceptions is the Vampire Diaries for a number of reasons. I'm not going to lie, tow of the reasons are the simply delicious Candice Accola and Nina Dobrev (bad man, I'm a bad, bad man) but take a look at the cast as a whole. They are all incredibly talented without exception and if you ask me the standout performances were Michael Trevino (Tyler Lockwood), Matt Davis (Alaric Saltzman) and Joseph Morgan (Niklaus Mikaelson). While we're at it, I loved the werewolves in that show, especially when compared to the were-anorexic stick insect in the Harry Potter films and the were-gorilla from hell in Buffy. Many people like to compare Nina Dobrev and Kisten Stewart and debate who is better. Let me put it this way. Nina Dobrev wins hands down because she has not got the emotional range of a Styrofoam cup or the brains of a Kardashian (and I'm not talking about the genius that got O.J. off). That should be and end to it.

While we're at I don't have a lot of time for True Blood either. I gave it a fair chance, just as I did with Twilight but I couldn't get into it for some reason and I can't say I'm particuarly sorry. If I wanted to see Anna Paquin in varying states of nudity I'd search on the internet. It's just porn and okay, maybe we don't have to pay for it but I'm fairly confident I could find a free porn site out there if I was so inclined. I do recognise that the bloodsucker genre is incredibly popular and I don't see it going away anytime soon but if you actually stop and think about it you'll realise whose shoulders the credit falls around. I don't think I'm going to meet many Anne Rice fans on this site for obvious reasons so allow me to give you two words that everyone who knows their bloodsucker lore will recognise instantly; Joss Whedon! That man is a genius (my sister thinks I have a man crush, she may be right) and the way I see it he started out the whole vampire transformation from Christoper Lee and Gary Oldman's portrayals of Dracula to very attractive brooding people. The careers of David Boreanaz, James Marsters, Juile Benz, Juliet Landau, Robert Pattinson, Stephen Moyer, Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev and many many more have a lot to thank Whedon and his modern masterpieces Buffy: The Vampire Slayer and Angel for. While we're at it, one of these days I will lay siege to Fox headquarters until they bring back Firefly.


About Me

Name: Alastair "Ally" Graeme Todd (Avacado Boy, El Bandito, Iniesta II, Babyface).

Born: 18th of January, Dundee, Scotland

Star Sign: Capricorn

Idols: Freddie Mercury, Ewan Macgregor, Joss Whedon, Joe Strummer

Sports: Football (Soccer), Parkour, Skating, Swimming and Rock Climbing

Favourite Foods: Steak and Ale Casserole, Cottage Pie, Steak Pie and Parsnips (albino carrots)

Favourite Drinks: Dr Pepper, Strongbow, Magners Irish Cider, Corona and Jack Daniels

Favourite Sports Teams, Celtic Football Club, Manchester United, Denver Broncos and Scotland Rugby Team

Favourite Books: The Bourne Series by Robert Ludlum, the Rebus novels by Ian Rankin

Favourite Films: The Shawshank Redemption, Apocalypse Now, The Star Wars Trilogy

Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Doing stupid stuff.

The S.A.S. Nightclub Theory

For those of you who don't know, the S.A.S. stands for the British Army 22 Regiment the Special Air Services, who are our Special Forces, the rough equivalent of the Delta Force outfit in the states and arguably the best fighting force on the planet. Due to the stringent selection process the regiment only numbers in the hundreds and they are divided into four different squadrons, A, B, D and G.

According to Sergeant Andy McNab each of the squadrons have their own personalities and the best way to get a handle on them is to go out to a nightclub with them. A Squadron would stand along the back wall, not saying a word even to each other and giving everyone the evil eye. B Squadron would sit in a corner all night talking amongst themselves. D Squadron would stand on the edge of the dance floor looking at all the women. G Squadron would be the ones out on the floor making total idiots out of themselves.

I'm in G Squadron.

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Phoenix by Bebedora reviews
Death is final. At least that is what you have been taught to believe. A tale of death, rebirth and betrayal. Rated M for language, violence and graphic material.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 65 - Words: 229,225 - Reviews: 316 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 10/5/2013 - Published: 8/13/2012 - [Raine L., Laguna L.] [Squall L., OC] - Complete
Compelled By Love by lateVMlover reviews
Buffy and Faith are on the trail of a notorious vampire called the Ripper. It leads them to Mystic Falls, the town where Willow has brought Dawn to finish out her senior year of high school. Willow hopes to discover why strong magics are felt from the area. The Scooby gang is surprised to discover a new breed of vampires. The Slayers will work to control Klaus and his hybrids.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 130,531 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 7/22/2013 - Published: 12/11/2012 - Buffy S. - Complete
In Treatment by Rydia Pryde reviews
Follow Squall as he has to go through mandatory group therapy after Time Compression. Through it he will slowly learn more about himself and his relationship with Rinoa and slowly begin to understand his comrades. Cameos abound.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,597 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 6/23/2013 - Published: 11/20/2012 - Squall L.
Harry Potter and The Mouth of Hell by DavidB226Morris reviews
The Ministry has fallen, and Harry and his friends are on the run. In a desperate attempt to stop Voldemort and find the remaining Horcruxes, the bedeviled trio is led to track down the help of the Slayer.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 116,244 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 11/7/2012 - Published: 2/6/2012 - Faith L., Harry P. - Complete
West of the Moon, East of the Sun by KnifeEdge reviews
Every night it's the same dream: a dark room, a big bed, and a silent vampire I can't see... Set in an AU Season 5 with no Glory or Dawn B/S. Rating has gone up.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 76 - Words: 376,650 - Reviews: 1526 - Favs: 928 - Follows: 194 - Updated: 9/29/2010 - Published: 6/17/2010 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Bleed It Out by Freyjadour reviews
COMPLETE:: Squinoa AU: Rinoa moves to Balamb and meets Squall a punk/rebel. She thinks he is a bad kid but is there more then what meets the eye. she tries to figure out more about him when she starts to fall in love with him.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 142,450 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 1/25/2009 - Published: 8/20/2007 - Squall L., Rinoa H. - Complete
Legacy of the Chimera by Peptuck reviews
Three years after The Gunblade Saga, Squall Leonhart encounters the deadliest enemy of all: his own family. Can he and his comrades uncover the truth about the Chimera's legacy, while fighting terrorists, megalomanical madmen, and encroaching apocalypse?
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 44 - Words: 325,480 - Reviews: 846 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 4/10/2006 - Published: 4/5/2005 - Complete
The Gunblade Saga by Peptuck reviews
Fate's game has ended. A hero has risen to save existence, and now only the future lies ahead of him and his comrades. A complete, written chronicle of Final Fantasy VIII. Finished at last!
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 59 - Words: 473,015 - Reviews: 639 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 4/7/2005 - Published: 6/24/2004 - Complete
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Blood and Rose Thorns reviews
After Mikael's death and Stefan's betrayal Damon takes matters into his own hands and calls in an old friend to deal with Klaus. This friend does not play by the rules and has a flair for carnage and mayhem. Lucky for Mystic Falls, a lunatic vampire is not the only person headed into town. Rated T for violence, language and scenes of torture.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Vampire Diaries - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,624 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/17 - Published: 4/2
Final Fantasy VIII: Doomsday Part III reviews
The third part of a trilogy. The countdown to apocalypse has begun and the heroes of Balamb Garden are in the firing line. A story or revenge, love and resurrection revolves around Balmab Garden and the Obsidian family as the seconds tick away to Doomsday. Contains strong violence, language, adult content and scenes of torture.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 189,598 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/27 - Published: 8/31/2013 - Quistis T., Rinoa H., Seifer A., Squall L. - Complete
Final Fantasy Eight: Doomsday Part II reviews
The second part of a trilogy. His family was always of the utmost importance to him. He understood the bond of blood. Then they came back and the collective destiny of the Obsidian family has become intertwined with the collective destiny of Balmab Gardens finest. But one has been taken. Contains strong violence, language, moderate sexual references and a horror theme.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 31 - Words: 145,494 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/4/2013 - Published: 2/21/2013 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Final Fantasy Eight: Doomsday Part I reviews
The first part of a trilogy. While the whirling dervish of destruction surrounding Squall, Rinoa, Quistis, Zell, Selphie and Irvine tears everything apart will they be able to keep it together, or do they need help? Contains strong bloody violence, language, moderate sexual references, scens of torture and a horror theme.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 31 - Words: 147,895 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/6/2013 - Published: 11/1/2012 - Squall L., Rinoa H. - Complete