Reuben deFlash
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Joined 07-07-09, id: 1998378, Profile Updated: 01-09-11
Author has written 12 stories for Robin Hood BBC, Step Up, Harry Potter, Gossip Girl, and Sherlock.

Hey I'm Reuben, I'm twenty and I'm obviously here because I love to write. The stuff I've posted is a mixed bag - some I wrote ages ago, some is more recent...so hopefully the more recent stuff has improved. *wide grin*

I fell off the edge of the Earth for a while, but I'm slowly but surely getting back into the swing of things. Starting with 'restraint' which is the follow up to 'Frisson'. A lot of people were peeved when i didn't continue it, and a lot of people were eager for a sequel, so I'm working on it. Had to sort of wiggle around in Alana's shoes for a while, because she wasn't very familiar, but I think I've reacquainted myself with her feisty ways ;)

I am British, and so if my story is set in America, you'll have to forgive the hashed American colloquialisms. I do try, and I don't think I'm too bad. I put 'Mom' and everything.

Anyway, feel free to message me. I nearly always reply to reviews because I'm so grateful to get them and it's my goal to give people a boost by leaving my own. I'm always up for a chat about literature and stories, maybe collabs if I like the idea. My best friend moved to the USA and so I literally have nothing but FF now.

I'm always interested in artists who may or may not feel inclined to draw my OC's or create banners for my stories - in fact, I'd be pretty grateful since I'm not great at that myself! So let me know if you do so.

A Few Quick Questions...

If you could marry a HP character, who would it be: Remus Lupin. Everytime. Sorry Snape.

Who are you crushing on: Hahaha, crushing? Benedict Cumberbatch actually, the new Sherlock Holmes here in the UK. So talented.

Last book you bought: Ah, it was Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke

What is your favourite FF you've written: Well, Frisson and Restraint are my more popular ones, but as far as favourites go I'd have to say Shadowmonger. I'm really emotional invested in the Oc in that story - Rowan - and have been on and off working on that story for years (even though it's completed on this site, that version needs editing). I've even done lame-o things like create a Wiki-style bio for her and other things that I should never admit to.

How do you get yourself in the 'writing zone': Well, I can write anywhere but sweat pants, shut door, hot water bottle. Just forget everyone else exists.

If you had to be transported inside a book, which one: Waaaaaay too hard a question. It'd either be Inkheart (oh, the irony), the HP books, or somewhere equally as fantastical.

You wish you could: Either dance, or play an instrument. Terrible at both.

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Songs of Ice and Snow by thefireplanet reviews
There are burdens to being queen that have nothing to do with a curse. There are duties expected of the princess that have nothing to do with being a sister. And the course of true love never did run smooth.
Frozen - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 105,476 - Reviews: 671 - Favs: 725 - Follows: 1,134 - Updated: 4/6 - Published: 11/23/2013 - Anna, Kristoff B., Elsa, Hans
The Aftermath by nikki-of-stormhold reviews
The Aftermath of Skye being shot - there is more to Quinn than any of them thought. Skye/Quinn
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,603 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 2/15 - Published: 2/8 - Skye
The Velvet Box by Monker reviews
Skye discovers something shocking in Coulson's desk drawer. When she confronts him about it later, he reveals a tragic story no one was prepared to hear. Spoiler: Minor reference to events from episode 3 "The Asset." Now a Multi-Chapter story. Coulson/Cellist pairing. Now complete!
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,088 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 1/4 - Published: 10/14/2013 - [P. Coulson, OC] Skye - Complete
Bring Me Flowers by TheYummyPencil reviews
He's her teacher- she's his student- he's uptight- she's laidback- he spins on his toes- she spins on her head- and there are a thousand other reasons why they cannot, should not, will not be. But somehow, despite all rhyme or reason, they are. Blandie!
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 58,813 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 12/2/2013 - Published: 7/20/2009 - Blake C., Andie W.
The Changing of Him by nikki-of-stormhold reviews
Before Lucas is revealed as a traitor, he meets someone who might change things for him forever. She's just like him, and he can't seem to rid his mind of her. But will she survive his treacherous genius? Lucas/OC.
Terra Nova - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,175 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 1/4/2012 - Published: 12/27/2011 - Lucas T.
To Leave This World by kitcat234 reviews
As a 1st year healer in the Spell Damage ward, Hermione already has a lot on her hands, but when a new patient checks himself in with an unusual problem, she seems to have met her greatest challenge. Will she be the one to heal him when nothing else has?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 53,876 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 11/26/2011 - Published: 9/12/2011 - George W., Hermione G. - Complete
Game by justonemorefic reviews
Being the Ravenclaw Quidditch strategist comes with a few occupational hazards, namely an intrusive Oliver Wood snooping for secrets. Rona Switt is in for quite the season. —Oliver Wood/OC—
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 65,431 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 8/10/2011 - Published: 7/24/2011 - Oliver W., OC - Complete
A Wolf's Soul by SinfulSanctuary reviews
My parents had the kind of love that touched everyone around them. I searched hard for my own soul deep love while I was at Hogwarts. By my last year I had given up. But then there was the start of term feast, and in walked a thin, tired, shabby old man.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 39,434 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 2/18/2011 - Published: 12/18/2010 - Remus L., OC - Complete
Who Would Snape Choose? by Ms-Figg reviews
Snape teaches a DADA class after the final battle and asks the students if they could choose one ally from any house, which house would they choose. He is challenged to reveal what house he would choose, and the answer is surprising.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,086 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 23 - Published: 11/20/2010 - Severus S. - Complete
In All Her Wisdom by Paisley Snail reviews
HG/SS Four year old Athena Snape's attempt to seek revenge against her parents has interesting consequences for them both in a time when her very existence had never yet been thought of. Slightly AU Snape alive , EWE? Rating for some language later.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 39,170 - Reviews: 208 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 12/11/2009 - Published: 7/13/2009 - Severus S., Hermione G. - Complete
The Cranial Contusion Conundrum by aekohl reviews
After a freak furniture accident, Sheldon is left with a head injury that brings out an unexpected side of his personality. He showers Penny with all the affection she could ever want, but there's something missing and she knows it. Sheldon/Penny
Big Bang Theory - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,862 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 12/7/2009 - Published: 12/1/2009 - Penny, Sheldon C.
Choices by nikki-of-stormhold reviews
When Lucius Malfoy's son disappears along with other individuals, his father is left with decisions to make. What does Voldemort want with the people he is taking, and what lengths must Lucius go to to get his son back alive? Lucius/OC
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 24,974 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/4/2009 - Published: 10/19/2009 - Lucius M.
Where We Belong by nikki-of-stormhold reviews
Blake Collins is a tough, un-sentimental Director with his motives clearly marked- until a new student and her situation force him to re-assess what is important to him. Her problems become his- not least the fact that she can't dance....
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 17,165 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 9/13/2009 - Published: 8/27/2009 - Complete
The Gilded Cage by ApollinaV reviews
Clever Miss Hermione Granger believes that by marrying Azkaban prisoner 11652 she can effectively skirt the new Ministry Marriage Law requirements. A story about morality, mortality, and pickled walnuts.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 62 - Words: 203,885 - Reviews: 3292 - Favs: 1,940 - Follows: 766 - Updated: 9/7/2009 - Published: 11/17/2008 - Severus S., Hermione G. - Complete
Love It or Leave It by this-recurring-dream reviews
Basically, summaries are not my forte, so its a LuciusHermione pairing, love it or leave it! Read to find out the rest!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 48,749 - Reviews: 147 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 9/2/2009 - Published: 6/7/2007 - Hermione G., Lucius M.
Fine Lines by pathera reviews
Blake has feelings for Andie, and Chase has a rather devious way of getting him to admit it. Blake/Andie, fluffy one-shot.
Step Up - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,274 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/9/2009 - Complete
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Restraint reviews
Alana Cross returns to Hogwarts as a fully fledged teacher, and she seemingly hasn't changed as she clashes with her old Potions professor. How will Snape fare against her when he can't detain her or take points anymore? Sequel to Frisson. R&R please
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 30,068 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 1/25 - Published: 11/15/2009 - Severus S., OC
How We Were reviews
Prequel to Like We Used To. A trip to Washington evokes memories and eventually, Andie asks the question: how did Blake Collins, uptight loner and king of the school, end up with Alexandra Hale, MSA's wild card in the first place? R&R please.
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 80,850 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 12/28/2011 - Published: 12/1/2010 - Blake C.
The Thin Line reviews
Blake Collins has another rough year ahead as MSI's rival, Fell's Point, hires someone to give him a run for his money. The new Director is a formidable foe, but if they can get past their differences, their friendship might benefit both schools.
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,738 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/3/2011 - Published: 11/30/2010
To Be Or Not To Be reviews
A pocket watch, copycat burgalries, a calling card, a series of morbid murders centred around the works of William Shakespeare, the ever present threat of Moriarty, and not to mention Mycroft is up to something. The City's never dull. R&R please.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,554 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 9/27/2010 - Published: 9/23/2010 - Sherlock H., John W.
Crutches reviews
When Blake Collins has a brief connection with a girl, he is startled when she joins MSA. Putting personal feelings aside, he strives to come to the bottom of her dependance on dance and makes a startling discovery about himself on the way.
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 13,256 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 1/10/2010 - Published: 9/1/2009
Duplicity reviews
Lucius Malfoy has commited great evil in the past, but when faced with a victim of his worst sins, he must be held accountable as she decides whether he deserves her compassion or whether revenge will cloud her judgement. R&R please. Rated T for safety
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,998 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 11/24/2009 - Published: 10/29/2009 - Lucius M., OC
Shadow Monger reviews
A ghost returns to Remus' life out of the horrors of the War and they both try to recount for their past sins and misgivings, while admitting their true feelings. AU PostWar/MaraudersEra - rated T for safety - R&R please.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 53,875 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/3/2009 - Published: 9/28/2009 - Remus L., OC - Complete
Frisson reviews
Severus Snape was never one for affection. But when a new student arrives midterm and Hogwarts and exhibits extrordinary potions skills, he has to battle with his emotions if he is to remain within his own stifling boundaries. AU. R&R please
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 38,477 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 10/31/2009 - Published: 10/17/2009 - Severus S., OC - Complete
Like We Used To reviews
MSA is in financial jeopardy; the students must stage a benefits concert and a figure from Director Collins' past comes to help secure a benefactor. R&R PLEASE!
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 33,839 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 10/3/2009 - Published: 8/13/2009 - Complete
Masquerade reviews
With Gossip Girl’s threat that she would ‘see them at college’ still ringing in their ears, everyone tries to adjust to the new changes in their life – Blair just isn’t ready to accept that GG wants to remain a mystery. R&R, post S3E3
Gossip Girl - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,050 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/3/2009 - Blair, Gossip Girl
Blood Ties reviews
England is divided; Robin Hood and his gang stand in the middle fighting for justice. When help from the Promised Land arrives in the form of Alexandra, Robin's sister, she begins a chain of events that will force an agreement between Robin and Guy. AU
Robin Hood BBC - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,716 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/29/2009 - Published: 7/11/2009 - Guy of Gisborne
Blake reviews
A series of co-written one-shots that show you an insight into what it means to be the Director of MSA. Rated T for safety, mostly humour. R&R Please!
Step Up - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,068 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/31/2009
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