Ari Powwel
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Joined 04-14-02, id: 199751
Author has written 25 stories for Kingdom Hearts, and Yu-Gi-Oh.

Last updated: 28 May, 2oo5, 5:o5 P.M.

Does the walker choose the path, or the path the walker?

Three words:
Damn writer's block.
(In other news, a farm weekend is coming up, which means two days of absolutely no internet, which may mean writing, despite writer's block. Here's hoping.)

The Memory Beyond
This site will be getting updates before ff.n does, once I've finished formatting all my fics. It is also where I'm going to be posting a fic that won't appear here for a very long time, And All That Lies Beyond. Hope to see you there!

Current Projects

Moribundum Fatum
(Status: In-progress)
We are taught that there is life, and there is death. There is a heaven, and there is a Hell. There is no grey. However, when the strings of Fate snap, one will learn that there is an inbetween-there is the Sleep. There is the Tree.
There is the Dying Fate.

Rikairu Graffiti
(Status: In-progress)
A collection of drabbles, all dealing with the ever-beautiful Rikairu pairing. None are related to each other unless explicitly stated so. (happy sigh) I love this pairing so much...

Crossed Trails
(Status: Hiatus)
Kingdom Hearts story with several original characters. I am asking that no-one read the version that is up right now-the only reason it's still up is so that I don't accidentally-on-purpose get frustrated with my rewrite and delete everything. Anyhow, Crossed Trails follows Sora's journey looking for Riku and Kairi, while sealing Keyholes and defeating the darkness. However, there can never be peace for a Keyblade master; people are bound to stumble across them. This fic introduces us to several characters Sora met along his quest. Two, who will have to prove themselves as friend or foe. One shirking her duties looking for adventure. All finding themselves to be caught up in something they'd rather not look at . . .
Chapters: Three complete, total chapters unsure.
Chapters will be released after the completion of Moribundum Fatum.

And All That Lies Beyond
(Status: Hiatus)
(AU) Another of my fun ideas. When the school sets out to put on Phantom of the Opera, Riku finds himself slipping too far into his bit role. With danger pressing in from all sides, will he be able to lift the mask again? Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it . . .

Kowaii Yo
(Status: Really Needs to Be Posted . . .)
None shall pass but Shadows, returning to Darkness. When Riku finds a symbol that throws his heart into turmoil, he allows himself to be pulled away again. Lost in an unfamiliar world but meeting familiar faces, Riku must decide between right and wrong, and take charge of his own situation.

The Downfall of Your Fandom (a meme by skuldchan)
Username: Aripowwel
Fandom: Kingdom Hearts
How it happened: Your fandom was invaded by the slash fangirls, the doom of all mankind.

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Reverse Side of Darkness by Koorino Megumi reviews
Four years later, Sora must travel to "the other side of the mirror" to find the door to the light. But at the same time, the door to the darkness has been reopened, and the Heartless have returned...
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 55 - Words: 199,553 - Reviews: 516 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 12/23/2007 - Published: 2/6/2003
Open Up by Mizutaka reviews
[CH 9!] Post KHI AU fic in which a simple dream shatters the calm after the whole Kingdom Hearts episode. Suddenly, a shell like Riku is back, along with King Mickey everything is becoming nothing and ‘mutatio’ seems to be a major key in it all.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 52,971 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/26/2007 - Published: 7/7/2003 - Riku, Sora
Baker's Dozen by Luc Court reviews
Set preCoM. A Larxene and Marluxia short. Out of thirteen members in the Organization, only one of them is female.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,403 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/30/2006 - Larxene, Marluxia - Complete
Solace by Libra In Red reviews
Set between the events of issues 20 and 21, Lei'ella finds herself lost between memories of her own near death, and her future beyond it. updated 08292006
Inverloch - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 878 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/29/2006
Pastoral Symphony in Blue Minor by Luc Court reviews
Set preKH1. Demyx, Yen Sid. Not even the greatest of Fantasia's magicians could predict what would happen when the Darkness came, or what it would mean for the people it found.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,196 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 10 - Published: 8/10/2006 - Demyx - Complete
The Captain's Papers by Courtesy reviews
Replete with adventure, romance, mutiny, and witty quips, the valiant Captain Amelia documents her side of the thrilling story of Treasure Planet (Author also stands on head to entice you to click here).
Treasure Planet - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 45,001 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 11/26/2005 - Published: 2/20/2005
Goodnight Moon by Uzumaki-sama reviews
Haven't you ever felt someone staring over your shoulder when nothing was really there? Maybe that thing you thought you saw in the corner of your eye was actually there. There's just so many places a nightmare can hide. Haven't you ever wondered? [RS]
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: M - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 48,458 - Reviews: 350 - Favs: 423 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 10/30/2005 - Published: 10/31/2004 - Riku, Sora - Complete
The Unforgivable Sin by Bears Love Tourists reviews
Complete. For every action, there is a consequence. After failing a forbidden human transmutation, Ryou is forced down a road he never meant to take, discovering harsh realities and unbelievable truths along the way.
Crossover - Yu-Gi-Oh & Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 20 - Words: 67,006 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 10/19/2005 - Published: 4/4/2005 - R. Bakura, Edward E. - Complete
These Wings That Ache by the Zoshi reviews
Epilogue: The story ends...The story begins again. COMPLETED 9 12 2005 [AU Kingdom Hearts story. OC who lost her world point of View]
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 57,975 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/12/2005 - Published: 3/1/2003 - Complete
A love for one by Akkiko reviews
After Kairi was returned to the islands Tidus taught her to fight, while he taught himself to fall in love with her! Now Riku is back and the 3 are searching for Sora, but will the enemy let Sora go?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 14 - Words: 25,767 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/4/2005 - Published: 5/16/2003
Pirates of Destiny Isle by Priest Li Xiang reviews
[Complete] A pirate, a blacksmith, a governer's daughter. Riku, Sora and Kairi can get into trouble doing anything-- or as anyone, it seems.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 45,643 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 10/18/2004 - Published: 12/28/2003 - Complete
Tactics by Kryal reviews
A very short story - scene really - exploring stress, reactions to it, and the tactical acumen of people who try to fight armies single-handedly. Based loosely on a scene in a trailer for Kingdom Hearts II.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,541 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/14/2004
f r a g m e n t s by Jyuulii reviews
Riku finally returns to the islands, and tries to pick up and put together the fragments of his life. (Chapter 6 up!)
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,772 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/15/2004 - Published: 4/7/2004
The Hazards of Masterminding by Kryal reviews
Another silly idea that wouldn't leave my head. The summary?... You almost have to feel sorry for Maleficent... :-P
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,174 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/13/2004
Of Ominous Coats and Weather by Kryal reviews
There are a lot of theories flying around about the Nobody, and what it means that both Riku and Mickey are wearing the black raincoat that marks the group. Well… here's a SILLY theory of my own… Hints of spoilers for Deep Dive, ASAS and CoM... sort
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,883 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/5/2004 - Riku, Sora - Complete
Behind the Darkness by Naela reviews
A being tied to Sora is awakening and the Keyblade Master is needed, but no one seems to know where he is... How are Riku and Kairi a part of this and who is this warrior who looks just like Sora? Pairings: ? Ch. 16 up!
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 73,308 - Reviews: 147 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/3/2004 - Published: 3/31/2003
Be A Mess by Lethe Seraph reviews
A parody of the song Be Our Guest from Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Topics covered: yaoi, Mary Sues, flamers, and plenty more. Enjoy.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 940 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/15/2004 - Complete
Fragrance by Neko-chan -Silvered Tongue reviews
For RM [YBxR] So many names, so many misconceptions... Ryou encounters a vampire quite different from the common 'pop' culture stereotype. After all, not ALL vampires drink blood.
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,409 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/21/2004
Alternate Christmas: Riku's Silence by Sytrik reviews
This is the alternate version to Christmas on Destiny Islands,[Riku-Kairi] Fluffy
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 13 - Words: 24,418 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/8/2004 - Published: 12/24/2003
Bind to Thee by Sugahlei reviews
*(new name/reloaded)* A year or so has passed, and Sora's search for Riku comes to a conclusion. A collar unable to be removed, secret identities, and above all...a love. *yaoi-riku/sora*
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 42,220 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 12/6/2003 - Published: 8/8/2003
Snapshots by surestsmile reviews
This is the you you thought you once knew. [Rikucentric, oneshot]
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,128 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 57 - Published: 10/15/2003 - Riku - Complete
Ruined Kingdom by C a Girl reviews
Two years have passed since Kairi, Riku and Sora planned to leave their island. Riku is trapped in the darkness. Sora is trying to find the door to the light. The darkness has invaded their lives, leaving Riku and Sora with one choice, kill or be killed.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Adventure - Chapters: 16 - Words: 6,135 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 9/24/2003 - Published: 8/13/2003
Of Many Hearts by Mirriem reviews
Riku's sidestroy to 'Court of Souls'. Riku searches for Sora's lost Key Chains in worlds closely related yet far apart, and hiding a life-changing secret. Rated PG-13 for later violence...(Complete)
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 15 - Words: 87,904 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/25/2003 - Published: 2/27/2003 - Complete
Supernova by Neko-chan -Silvered Tongue reviews
[YM/M; YY/Y; YB/R] Sillysilly Yami no Malik-sama doesn't yet realize that without the LIGHT there is no DARKNESS. ...too bad for Yami no Malik-sama...
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,374 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/23/2003
Is This Normal? by Lizeth reviews
When Ryou is temp. transferred to a boarding school, he thought the worst he had to deal with was keeping his councilor from getting too suspicious, but when old enemies start poppin up... Is this what normal teen life's supposed to be like!
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,148 - Reviews: 500 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 5/15/2003 - Published: 1/15/2003 - R. Bakura, Yami Bakura
Lucky Charms, More Thimbles by Emiko2 reviews
Finally, the (not very) long-awaited sequel to "Kisses and Thimbles!" Ignoring the game's original storyline completely, Kairi and Riku are back on the Destiny Islands. Fluff ensues. Riku/Kairi.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,782 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 6 - Published: 3/13/2003
Promises Released by Dagas Isa reviews
Kairi loves Sora, Riku loves Kairi. Can Kairi remain true to Sora while keeping a promise she accidentally made to Riku?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,059 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/21/2003
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Castle Walls reviews
[oneshot birthday fic for DClick AU] He will protect her, no matter what she thinks of him, for now and forever. Come what may birthdays and men, he'll be there. He is her castle's walls.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,888 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/12/2006 - Riku, Kairi - Complete
Rikairu Graffiti reviews
[rating subject to change without notice] A collection of unrelated drabbles from various challenges, all tied together by one central idea... RikuKairi OTP. [four: and he watched as she swam out into the ocean, never to return...]
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,011 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/6/2005 - Published: 3/29/2005 - Riku, Kairi
Play Me an LFlat reviews
[oneshot, birthday fic for DClick] The door was opened slowly, only enough for her to slip into the quiet room. Objects were strewn all over, but only one kept her attention long enough for it to matter... involves CoM characters, but no spoilers
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 968 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/14/2005 - Axel, Larxene - Complete
Moribundum Fatum reviews
[In-progress] There is life and there is death, nothing inbetween. But now, he'll learn that things aren't always what they seem. There -is- an inbetween, and there are complications you'd never dream of . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 20,055 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/24/2004 - Published: 8/21/2004
Death Infinity reviews
[one-shot] To be misunderstood is common. To 'recognise' that you are misunderstood is even more common. However, when your ideals can sink no lower and you find that perhaps you have even misunderstood yourself--this is when everything becomes bleak, bec
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 696 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/20/2004 - Complete
A Nighttime Tale reviews
[one-shot; Ansem-fic] Once upon a time, there was an island. And upon that island, death was a revered thing. An honour. You know what island I speak of, don't you, child? Yes. Your own island. And you had had plenty of experience with death . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,700 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/16/2004 - Complete
Of Flags, of Doors, of Keys and More reviews
[one-shot, dedicated to le Cope] Remember those days, once clear and fine, when friend and foe were matched alike in a playful game of Capture the Flag? Though those days are past, we still remember and wish to remain in those days forever . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,851 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/3/2004 - Complete
Crystal Seminar reviews
[pending one-shot OR chaptered story] As our story once again comes to an end, we come to the realisation that there is never rest for the weary. There is always something waiting. As he puts it, 'As a mere soul, I can feel no pain.' Nor fear. Nor regret.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,405 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 8/15/2004 - Complete
Shades of Red reviews
[one-shot, rated for 'scary moments' X3] The spectrum is a wonderful thing; it is what allows us to see all colours. But what happens to him when everything turns to only one colour? Blood isn't something you wish to see forever . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,055 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Published: 8/8/2004 - Complete
Reflections: Kairi reviews
[COMPLETE] In a world of Keyblades and Heartless, Princesses and pure hearts, betrayal and hatred, one girl remains unseen. This girl, this -Kairi,- has never had a chance to tell her side of the story. Until now.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 31,877 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/2/2004 - Published: 8/24/2003 - Complete
Etherealisms reviews
[one-shot] 'I don't like Heartless.' -- One character, one soliloquy, and way too much happening to comprehend. (Warning: Strange!)
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 760 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/26/2004 - Complete
Just Another Typical Fanfiction reviews
OMG this is liek teh bestest fanfic EVER!Its superhilarious and its all YAYNESS!and they'res YAOI in later chapters RS (of course winkwink)
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,711 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/8/2004
Sound the Bugle reviews
[one-shot] All I am is a puppet for others. Someone to use for their own purposes. No-one is really trying to look past the surface. I am seen as one being, one title, one purpose. And once that purpose is complete, destiny will find another.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,134 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 2/28/2004 - Complete
Uagi Point reviews
[one-shot, birthday ficcu for DClick] Kairi sits on Uagi Point, watching Festival taking place below, wondering how they can be so happy--until she finally gets a piece of happiness of her own. SoKairi. For once.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,870 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/12/2004 - Complete
A Choice Of None reviews
[one-shot, extremely long school contest fic] I know that although he’s offering me a choice, there is really only one decision I can make. And this does not bother me. I want to take this path, he’s not choosing my path for me. . . . right?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,478 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/2/2003 - Complete
A Fragmented Tale reviews
[one-shot] You think you know me? Or do you only know me as the Keyblade Wielder?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,416 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/19/2003 - Complete
The Shopkeep's Glass reviews
[one-shot] Not everyone can take the spotlight all the time. Not everyone knows of the legendary wielder. Not everyone’s focused on the Keyblade only. Some are focused on their own well-being. But . . . he can change.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,246 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/29/2003 - Complete
Crossed Trails reviews
- Could there be uncharted worlds up there? My curiosity never ceases to grow. - Sora and company failed to mention all the different people they met on their quest . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 25,799 - Reviews: 24 - Updated: 9/10/2003 - Published: 7/16/2003
You Wished, and So Shall It Be! reviews
[one-shot] Captain Hook towered over her, laughing madly. Two Heartless descended upon her, claws reaching into her chest to pull out her heart – she may love Kingdom Hearts, but what happens what it becomes reality?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,529 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/31/2003 - Complete
Reflections: Riku reviews
[COMPLETE] Even as I walked, I felt the power inside of me growing, --thriving-- on . . . what? --The shadow can only be with the light to sustain it,-- the voice told me. --It feeds on your soul, your very being!-- it said this with far too much glee...
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,745 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 8/24/2003 - Published: 6/16/2003 - Complete
The Eyes are the Windows to the Soul reviews
[one-shot] Songfic to 'Bring Me to Life'. Ryou-centred. We all know what happened to him . . . but what's his side of it? (only rated PG13 for Ari's language . . . tsk, tsk.)
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,101 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/23/2003 - Complete
What if reviews
[one-shot] . . . What if Bakura Ryou isn’t what you think? What if . . . he had another side, even before Yami no Bakura came? A darker one . . .
Yu-Gi-Oh - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/15/2003 - Complete
Running Away reviews
[one-shot] Kairi wonders what happened to Riku in the time she'd waited for Sora and him. Riku's miserable. Keaira . . . well, Keaira's being Keaira. Which means chaos can't be far behind . . .
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,995 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/15/2003 - Complete
Dark reviews
[one-shot] A hooded figure. A Heartless’ eye. Blindfolds. Keyblades. Whispered snatches of conversation . . . and the Heartless’ insignia. How are they all connected? What is their story?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,398 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/31/2003 - Complete
Past, Present, and the Future reviews
[one-shot] . . . we all know what’s happened to Riku at the end of Kingdom Hearts. We know what’s happening to Sora. But what’s going to happen to Kairi?
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,847 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 7/24/2003 - Complete