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Author has written 28 stories for Bionicle, and Final Fantasy I-VI.

If you're reading this, you're likely one of fourteen cold, cynical souls packed into the grimy and neglected bowl of a worn oak canoe, bobbing up and down on languid compression waves on a deep black ocean 74'N and 03'E. Your rations are low and the only things keeping you alive are the stegosaurus skin parka draped snugly around your shoulders and the algae crystals drifting through the air that you harvest in clumsily crafted makeshift butterfly nets, sewn from walrus entrails and horsehairs.

It's a dreary November afternoon and so far a fortnight and seventeen hours have passed since you've departed from your sunken vessel, the Seymour 5XII, when it antagonised a sentient iceberg and got slapped across the starboard facing hull by said iceberg -- who, displaying poor sportsmanship, promptly fled the scene following that. Your fellow shipmates and yourself rushed into the lifeboats but a tragic storm appeared and flung you all in different directions.

Now you're stuck with the thirteen others on your oaken canoe today. Despite your differences, you've really managed to cooperate enough that you've located a fancy looking ice floe with some items embedded it in, encased in a fine layer of frost.

With the back of your sealskin mittens you've wrenched out a large black rectangle and dusted off the cover. Voila! It's a Captain's Log. My name is imprinted in the leatherbound face in stylized gold (yes, pure gold) and you flip open to page 394.

The words take a second to calibrate and inscribe themselves on the page. It's an old journal and there's not a really good Wi-Fi connection where you are. On page 394, there is a large stylized heading that reads 'Inclinations and Interests of the Worldman'.

You'll later come to recognise that 'Worldman' is one of my more formal titles, up there with 'He the Great' and 'the Most Interesting Man in the Galaxy', what with my co-authoring of Earth and personal legacy on such cosmic gifts to humanity as Old Spice. More on that later.

On the page you have turned to, there is a .gif that is taking its precious time to load, frame rate after frame rate. You recognise it with striking nostalgia, but you know not why. The figure depicted is a bipedal, heavily mechanical skeletal creature, with pistons and gears running over scrawny limbs and an angular face fixed in what appears to be a scowl. (It's not a scowl, trust me.)

What you are gawking open-jawed and googly-eyed at, yes I know your expression no need to be alarmed, is one of the blueprints that your native race was originally intended to be based on. Seeing as your native race is Zwalidran, there's obviously no resemblance to the diagram in the least bit. But it was a very viable option in the beginning.

Alas, back before the Zwalidrans were in their gestating phases as blue primates, I had a serious discussion with my flat mate Twilight Sparkles. He and I decided that this race, the one you currently belong to, needed to have a more organic basis and that this draft was better off in another dimension. So, I took it upon myself to tamper with the spacetime continuum and I eventually crafted another galactic realm in which this species would develop. (It may be important to note that this galactic realm possessed 13.84% more pizzazz than the previous model)

In this different galactic realm I picked up a piece of mud and made a snowball with it, a kind of mudball if you will. Then I said the magical words ("Your bond is now potato") and it swelled into a massive terrestrial planet that I christened Spherus Magna. Affixing an entirely unsafe contraption to my skull, I dislodged a number of neurons and put them on Spherus Magna to run the place. They grew increasingly snotty over time and called themselves 'Great Beings'. What's with that, anyway?

I digress. Where was I? Oh yes, your universe, the Zwalidrans. So the Zwalidrans decided that they didn't really like their name and that they were going to call themselves 'humans'. My broseph Twilight Sparkles wasn't too keen on that idea but he decided he would let it float, and they progressed and developed societal infrastructure over time so that it was reigning and completely awesome. (Still 13.84% less awesome than Spherus Magna, mind you)

Skip ahead seventeen hundred thousand years, from what base point in time I'm not very clear of. So Twilight and I are having fun and everything, right, tinkering with the galactic realm as it is. Some guy named Frederick comes up to us and says he would be really interested in being a part of our little project. I grit my teeth in indecision but Twilight is all-ears. So he goes ahead, and he takes the galactic realm that I fashioned, makes a quantum likeness of it, and implants it in the intelligence of some mortal soul named Greg Farshtey (who, by the way, isn't due to be born for a couple hundred thousand years from now). Twilight gets outraged, naturally. He doesn't know what the repercussions will be of a mortal being keen to the very functions of another galactic realm -- neither does Frederick.

The last straw comes when Frederick decides to go into my drawer of the apartment and see what I'm 'hiding' in all those vials I stash with my socks and Spongebob pajamas. The bloke unwittingly shatters seventeen out of the twelve vials I have, and an entire mess of celestially multidimensional states of existence escape, penetrating and stretching reality to all kinds of geometrical angles that I never learned in high school.

Is the Wi-Fi in this book still holding? Anyway, so there's a rampage of inception of creativity in Zwalidrans all over the planet. Farshtey is the first one; he has the fortune of an entire galactic realm being transplanted into his consciousness. Other mortals get it too, though; snippets and visions of differing scenes in reality, inundating their thoughts. They turn these visions into interpretative expression. A crude term they use to categorise this expression is 'art'. Doesn't do justice to the majesty of the phenomena, does it? Anyhow.

This page says 'Inclinations and Interests', doesn't it? Blimey, I never figured out how to fix the HTML on that to change it. Well, if you're still here and reading for interests, I guess I have to relent. The advent is what I am inclined to pay heed to, this mishmash, this forking and interception of celestial plays somehow bisecting their ways into Zwalidran minds and regurgitating themselves as what their lowly conduits call 'art'. The visual advent, the written word, the abstract thought -- these are my hobbies. These are what I was holding in those vials in my sock and Spongebob drawer, what my roomie Frederick was so reckless to shatter and spread all across the known corners of the universe. In every form, these were the apex of my creativity. And they are what I've sought since then.

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Don't Be A Coward reviews
Shadow's fate. Set at the end of FFVI or FFIII in the U.S. .
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,903 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/25/2012 - Shadow - Complete
Residual Sparks
For New Years 2012.
Bionicle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,225 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Complete
Time And Tide
For the BZPower short story contest. At the end of the world, it falls to one being to make the ultimate decision - let things turn to dust around him, or challenge the fates themselves and alter the course of destiny?
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,783 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/10/2012 - Complete
I Love the World reviews
Boom de yada ... 21/7/10
Bionicle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,248 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Caves of Roxtus
Stronius descends into the depths of the earth, where lies an ancient artefact that can change the fate of the world. Orig. post date: 14/11/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 625 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Birth of a Snake reviews
In the aftermath of the war on the Skrall, a lone creature lingers on the battlefield, pondering his next move. Orig. post date: 21/10/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 635 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Darkness Rising reviews
The debut of Bara Magna; Agori Berix is wandering among the canyons of the desert in search of materials worth scavenging. But what he doesn't know is that he's about to learn the darkest secret of his life. Orig. post date: 7/1/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,179 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
The Untold Story reviews
Mata Nui is in a time a peace, but matters as less than ideal as three of the Toa Nuva struggle with the bonds of romance. TahuxGali vs KopakaxGali. Orig. start date: 3/8/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,180 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011
Based off Inferna Firesword's 'Lightning Strikes Twice'. AeolusxAmphitrite. While traveling the streets of Shi Nui, Aeolus encounters a Toa of Water and, against all odds, finds himself falling for her. Orig. post date: 21/12/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,847 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
The Fate of Toa Naho reviews
First ever BIONICLE fic / Toa Naho discovers something nobody else knows, and has the experience of a lifetime when she gets involved in issues between three of the most dreaded forces in the universe. Orig. post date: 30/7/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,586 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Join the Toa Nuva as they are transported into an alien sky. Excitement and fear is aroused when they discover that they have changed. What will this new location have in store for them? Orig. post date: 10/9/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,323 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Songfic / Ayrh and Inferna are two Matoran who couldn't be more different - but their similarities are shown in their insecurity, fear, and hatred of the nightmares they live in. Orig. post date: 16/3/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,176 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
No Air
Matau struggles with letting go of Nokama, as she prepares to leave Metru Nui, to sail the universe in a desperate quest. MatauxNokama. Orig. post date: 13/2/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,617 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Life and Death
In his last moment of life, Carapar remembers his entire life all over again. Orig. post date: 10/12/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 736 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Fall of Atero reviews
The Great Tournament is an annual gladiator fest that pits Glatorian against Glatorian for the title of champion of the desert world of Bara Magna. But this year, some who attend, won't ever leave again. Orig. post date: 29/6/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,102 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
I'm With You
Songfic / After her village is destroyed, a Ga-Matoran is left for dead in the hostile wilderness of her island. Orig. post date: 19/8/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,072 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
How You Remind Me
Songfic / Tahu reminisces on the actions and emotions and have led him up to where his is today. Orig. post date: 1/5/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,047 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Gravity Hurts
Songfic / A battle takes place in the skies of Karda Nui, as Toa Nuva and Makuta fight it out in the World That Feeds The World. Meanwhile, the mystery lengthens in the hives of Mutran... Orig. post date: 19/9/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,896 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
First Life
Tahu awakens on an alien beach, confused and scattered. Upon assembling himself, he faces haunting questions. Orig. post date: 21/1/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,527 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Feeling reviews
On the flight back to Mata Nui, Vakama and Nokama realize that they have feelings for each other. VakamaxNokama. Orig. post date: 27/10/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,627 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Escape Velocity
The Kanohi Ignika, Mask of Life, flies through space at faster-than-light speeds, containing the mind and spirit of the Great Spirit Mata Nui. Orig. post date: 4/11/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,352 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Dreaming of You
Songfic / Matau has feelings of love for Nokama, but he is afraid that she is unaware of this, and is jealous of her closeness with the Toa Metru of Fire rather than himself... MatauxNokama. Orig. post date: 11/11/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,441 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Descent reviews
Delve into the thoughts of Toa Nuparu as he and his team descend into the ocean in the Toa Terrain Crawler. Orig. post date: 22/3/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,289 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Darkness in the Depths reviews
In a watery world of eat or be eaten, the Barraki are rulers of the sea. For one thousand years they have been trapped in this prison, with the only respite from their torment being the camaraderie - and rivalry - among them. Orig. post date: 13/5/09
Bionicle - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,695 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Chasing Cars
Songfic / When there's no one left to fight, you turn to someone you can love. TahuxGali. BZPower SSC5 Entry/Winner. Orig. post date: 17/3/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,707 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Better Days
Mavrah reminisces on his old life. Orig. post date: 6/12/08
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 983 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
Awakening reviews
Zaktan rouses from the horrible slumber of death. In this new life, the world has fallen to Makuta and Matoran are running in terror. The truly shocking part is that it's up to Zaktan to save them. Orig. post date: 8/5/09
Bionicle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,121 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011 - Complete
The Age of Vampires has come to an end, and the world is slowly working toward peace. Darkness still lurks in the alleys, however, and it falls down to one Matoran to make sure age-old nightmares do not resurface. Inspired by Metru Nui: City of Fear.
Bionicle - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,882 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/24/2011