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Joined 09-19-09, id: 2089257, Profile Updated: 01-19-14
Author has written 14 stories for Strawberry Panic!, Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双, Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito/ヤミと帽子と本の旅人, Haruhi Suzumiya series, Kill la Kill/ キルラキル, and Highschool of the Dead.

Yes, I suppose I should say something here...

I'm a long-in-the-tooth ficcer (more than 20 years now), but I'm new to anime, so as is my custom, I've taken on a new name so I can start fresh.

I live on the United States west coast. I'm married, and have two young daughters, as well as two demented cats. Or is it two young cats and two demented daughters?

After getting my first exposure to the medium with two ecchi comedies, I stumbled upon Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito, which I loved very much in spite of (a) its devastating ending, and (b) my constant problems correctly spelling the title. Following suggestions from there, I wandered down the Yuri road to Strawberry Panic, and now I fear I may be hooked for life.

I love the interactive nature of Internet storytelling, so I'll definitely try my best to answer any reviews. Sometimes my meta winds up being longer than my actual stories...


Current Status: Could someone please turn up the humidifier on the west coast?

Watched List: Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito, Strawberry Panic, Koihime Musou, Shin Koihime Musou, Ah! My Goddess, Mahoromatic, Mahoromatic: Something More Beautiful, Mahoromatic: Tadaima Okaeri, Canaan, Onegai Teacher, Onegai Twins, Love Hina, Grenadier, Claymore, Lucky Star, Plastic Little, Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Tairan, Kashimashi, Elfen Lied, Ichigo 100%, Ghost in the Shell (movies 1-2), Eden of the East, Sola, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy, Highschool of the Dead, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Second Gig, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society, All-Purpose Cultural Catgirl Nuku Nuku, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu, Sasameki Koto, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu: Purezza, K-ON!, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, Dragon Crisis!, Spice and Wolf, The Sacred Blacksmith, Popotan, Eden of the East: Paradise Lost, Spice and Wolf II, Rideback, Neon Genesis Evangelion, End of Evangelion, Evangelion 1.1.1 and 2.2.2, Kids on the Slope, This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, Muv-Luv Alternative - Total Eclipse, Maoyuu, School Rumble (s1), Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, Outbreak Company, Galilei Donna, I Couldn't Become A Hero So I Reluctantly Decided To Get A Job, Beyond the Boundary, FLCL

Watching List: Space Brothers, Moreitsu Pirates, Kill la Kill, Sakura Trick

I'll Get Back To It List: Kannazuki no Miko (I realize it's widely considered the flagship shoujo-ai series, but That Plot Device really hurt my brain and killed my enthusiasm), Ragnarok (Wow, that first episode was really unimpressive), Ikki Tousen (Though what I've seen of its most recent sequel is actually more intriguing than the original, if you can look past the service -- this is, admittedly, not easy), Sword Art Online (Words cannot describe how angry this series makes me, the more I think about it)

Owned But Unwatched List: Simoun, Beast King Golion, Phoenix, Hell Girl, Witchblade, Girls High, Air, Shattered Angels, Taisho Baseball Girls, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Noir, Full Metal Panic, Full Metal Panic Fumoffu, Burst Angel, Samurai 7, Shangri-la, A Certain Magical Index, Black Lagoon

On The Horizon List: The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan is getting an anime. The squee is strong.

Suggested To Me List: Maria-sama ga Miteru, Clannad, Time of Eve, Lovely Complex, Fate/Stay Night, Dance in the Vampire Bund, Higurashi: When They Cry

Stuff I Won't Admit Having Watched List: I thought that "I Couldn't Become A Hero" might end up here, but as fanservice shows go, it was actually pretty good. A lot better than some of the crap on THIS list, certainly.

Oh My God Did I Actually Just See That List: Shin Koihime Musou: Live Revolution (A concert video starring the cast of SKM. Yes, a concert video. When Chou'un played that solo during the band intro and brandished the butterfly-shaped guitar pick, I think my head exploded from the sheer awesome.)

Chou'un Shiryuu Quote Of The Indeterminate Time Period: "I don't easily scare, like those two fainted at your feet." (Koihime Musou, episode 5)

Inappropriate Line From A Recent Chapter: "Chikaru, any time your breasts make an appearance, it's a cause for celebration." (Strange Fire chapter 12)

Timeline: Now that I have eleven stories all tied into the same continuity (everything except Yuri Force), here is a rough timeline for the order in which events take place. I don't necessarily suggest reading in this order, mind you: this is as much for my own reference as anything else.

At What Point Did I Lose Control Of This Flirting chapters 1-3 --> Making Memories --> At What Point Did I Lose Control Of This Flirting chapter 4 --> Red Bows In Her Hair chapters 1-3 --> Yamihime: Wings of the Butterfly (timeline splits)

(Koihime) South Side of the Sky --> At Greater Length (Tessellation chapter 1) --> What All The Fuss Is About --> The Hunter And The Hunted

(Astraea) Red Bows In Her Hair chapter 4 --> Hand Me Downs chapters 1-14 --> At What Point Did I Lose Control Of This Flirting chapter 5 (concurrent with HMD 14) --> Hand Me Downs chapters 15-23 --> Strange Fire chapters 1-14 --> Koiyamiberry of the DEAD (coming soonish?) --> Strange Fire chapters 15-? --> Suzumiya Haruhi no Yami --> Strange Fire chapters ?-? --> Hand Me Downs chapter 24 (epilogue)

Strawberry Panic: The Gravity of Love by ninemil reviews
Continuing from where episode 26 leaves off: Shizuma faces up to the mess she's left in her wake, Nagisa and Tamao struggle to rediscover their friendship and Hikari and Amane learn the hard way that Etoile isn't all hero worship. Strong adult themes.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 211,017 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 12/25/2009 - Published: 8/23/2007 - Nagisa A., Tamao S., Shizuma H., Miyuki R.
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Koiyamiberry of the DEAD reviews
Just your average run-of-the-mill crossover between HOTD, Yamibou, Strawberry Panic and Koihime Musou (yes, I know, another one...). Takashi and company are about to get some unexpected help from Team Souma, as they try to track down the source of the infection that created Them. Set between chapters 14-15 of Strange Fire. Rated M for violence and because Kaname likes to say f*#@.
Crossover - Highschool of the Dead & Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito/ヤミと帽子と本の旅人 - Rated: M - English - Horror/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,636 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/1/2016 - Takashi K., Saeko B., Hatsuki A.
Strange Fire reviews
Yamiberry Book II: The trouble with happy endings is that they never tell you what happens next. After the events of Hand Me Downs, Hazuki, Chikaru and Tamao must learn to fulfill their promises to one another, while Kaname struggles to remake herself in a world she thought she knew. Yamibou/Strawberry Panic Crossover.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 132,172 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 4/6/2016 - Published: 2/4/2010
Suzumiya Haruhi no Yami reviews
Haruhi seems more happy and energetic than ever, so why is it that a mysterious observer is claiming that her powers are growing more unstable, and with them, the safety of this world? What secret is Haruhi still hiding? Features characters and situations from several other series, most notably a little-known sci-fi yuri called Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito.
Haruhi Suzumiya series - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 9 - Words: 57,926 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 3/30/2016 - Published: 8/1/2012 - Complete
At Exactly What Point Did I Lose Control Of This Flirting? reviews
A vignette from the 'pages' of Hand Me Downs: What happens when our fifth-year Etoile turns her hypnotic eyes on the student council president of St. Lulim? Certainly not what she expects... Originally a one-shot written on what was more or less a dare, but it sort of grew legs. Later chapters concurrent with the events of Yamiberry.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,916 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 2/18/2015 - Published: 11/12/2009 - Shizuma H., Chikaru M. - Complete
Underground reviews
"A girl only reveals herself in her full glory to the person she loves most in the whole world!" - A series of "reaction" stories written after each episode of Kill la Kill (beginning with 18), most of them immediately made irrelevant by the subsequent episode, but hey, we fic on. Ryumako, with an increasing presence of Satsuki as we go. Spoilers through the finale.
Kill la Kill/ キルラキル - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,789 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 3/28/2014 - Published: 2/14/2014 - [Ryuko M., Mako M.] Satsuki K. - Complete
Yamihime: Wings of the Butterfly reviews
After being abandoned in ancient China by Lilith, Hazuki's search for Hatsumi leads her into the company of legendary warriors of the Three Kingdoms era... but she quickly discovers that no legend could have prepared her for THIS reality...
Crossover - Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双 & Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito/ヤミと帽子と本の旅人 - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,578 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 5/3/2011 - Ryofu H./Ren, Chōun S./Sei, Hatsuki A. - Complete
Tessellation: At Greater Length reviews
In which Kan'u, following an unexpected kiss from Chou'un, seeks answers. In the Bath. (After all, this IS Koihime Musou.) Set between South Side of the Sky and What All the Fuss is About.
Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,955 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/23/2012 - Chōun S./Sei, Kan'u U./Aisha - Complete
Making Memories reviews
As preparations for Carmen continue, Shion has a request to make of her estranged friend: that she step down from the lead role. Chikaru, as could be expected, has other ideas.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,037 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 7 - Published: 3/17/2012 - Shion T., Chikaru M. - Complete
The Hunter and the Hunted reviews
In which Kan'u turns the tables on Chou'un, and the line is blurred between the hunter and the hunted. Not a lemon, but somewhere in the citrus aisle nonetheless.
Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双 - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,810 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/21/2011 - Kan'u U./Aisha, Chōun S./Sei - Complete
Yuri Force reviews
When Wicked Space Ninjas kidnap Eve, it's up to Hazuki and Lilith to gather a team of women with special qualifications to help save the day. Many crossovers. Be afraid.
Yami to Bōshi to Hon no Tabibito/ヤミと帽子と本の旅人 - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,820 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/2/2010 - Complete
South Side of the Sky reviews
In which Bachou learns just how far Chou'un is willing to go in order to complete a mission. Set between episodes eight and nine of Shin Koihime Musou: Otome Tairan.
Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双 - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,456 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/21/2010 - Bachō M./Sui, Chōun S./Sei - Complete
What All the Fuss is About reviews
In which Kan'u learns that she can trust Chou'un with more than her back. Adult themes, largely stemming from Chou'un being Chou'un.
Koihime†Musō/恋姫†無双 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,240 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/18/2010 - Kan'u U./Aisha, Chōun S./Sei - Complete
Hand Me Downs reviews
Yamiberry Book I: Azuma Hazuki becomes a student at the St. Spica Academy of Astraea Hill, where with Chikaru's help she must adjust to life without Hatsumi, not to mention life in a world both like and unlike her own. Yamibou/Strawberry Panic crossover.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 125,732 - Reviews: 192 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 1/3/2010 - Published: 10/12/2009 - Complete
Red Bows In Her Hair reviews
Prelude to Yamiberry: In their continuing search for Hatsumi, Hazuki and Lilith find themselves on Astraea Hill, where Hazuki meets an unexpected confidante in Minamoto Chikaru, a young lady with very familiar red bows in her hair. Yamibou/Strawberry Panic crossover.
Strawberry Panic! - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,034 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 10/4/2009 - Published: 9/21/2009 - Chikaru M. - Complete
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