Purple Rookie
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Joined 10-18-09, id: 2118566, Profile Updated: 03-06-11
Author has written 3 stories for Halo.

As a Halo fan, I thought I'd start by writing a story set in the Halo continuity- kinda obvious in retrospect. Don't expect to see many of Bungie's characters in my stories- I'd prefer NOT to tarnish any auras of mystery and general coolness that stemmed from their portrayal by Bungie in the various Halo games. Master Chief was at his finest in the Halo trilogy, and the trilogy is where he belongs. So there he stays. Do note that characters with the rank Master Chief Petty Officer do not fall under that umbrella- only THE Master Chief counts.

Anyway, I've tried creating settings of my own in both fantasy and sci-fi, but I always ended up coming too close to the material I drew inspiration from. So I decided on fanfics. I'm not an awesome writer, by any measure, and I do tend to wax eloquent, so any and all reviews of my story/stories that say 'cut to the chase' will be treated with the utmost seriousness.

To wrap up: Has anyone kept count of all the original Spartan-IIs? With all the sources of both verified and dubious canon value, there seem to be far more than 33.

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If you're here because you got a review from me and want to complain about it, do it right here. I value discussions much more than I do complaints, but hey- to each their own.

I, Purple Rookie, do solemnly swear to review every story I read, both enjoyable and atrocious. I will give credit where it is due and will never leave a review that reads like "gr8 job! i luv this so much so plz update asap!11". I recognize my right of freedom of speech, and I acknowledge that I am entitled to my honest opinion - not that of the majority of your readers. I also promise to enforce the rules of this site and will not hold back on reminding you that by posting your work on this site for everyone to see, I am allowed to review how I see fit and if you do not like it, you can either leave the site or limit the viewing of your work to only your friends and family.

With reference to the above: I also recognize the freedom of expression of those whose stories I read. Feel free to express whatever feelings you have regarding any and all reviews I may post. The usual Private Message is appreciated, and the link above is there for a reason if I touched a nerve.


Road to Ruin- The Story of Alpha Company: Complete.

ODST- Shattered Glass: Work In Progress. Current Active Project.

Class II: On hiatus until Shattered Glass is done.

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Mass Effect: Interregnum by The Naked Pen reviews
The Battle of the Citadel has been won. Saren Arterius is dead. Commander Shepard is dead. Garrus Vakarian isn't. Alone on Omega among slavers, murderers, mercenaries, insane warlords and the worst of the galaxy's criminals, he does the only thing he can: declares war. The Archangel legend is born, but angels can fall. Nothing's ever easy...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Crime - Chapters: 55 - Words: 303,425 - Reviews: 373 - Favs: 549 - Follows: 318 - Updated: 3/23/2013 - Published: 2/25/2010 - Complete
From Harvest to the Ark by TheAmateur reviews
The Human-Covenant War raged for twenty-seven years. Those who survived were not the best, but the luckiest.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 101 - Words: 408,624 - Reviews: 721 - Favs: 354 - Follows: 190 - Updated: 7/3/2011 - Published: 5/17/2010 - Complete
The Survivors of Gamma Company by TheAmateur reviews
2564. The Covenant's defeat has put the Insurrectionists back into business, but maybe they are much more than the rag-tag group of rebels the UNSC believes them to be. Enough to force Spartans out of retirement -Sequel to The Spartans of Gamma Company-
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 70 - Words: 350,189 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 3/16/2010 - Published: 7/23/2009 - Complete
Those Lacking Spines by Organization VI reviews
Immune to a suspicious parasite by merit of their manly looks, Xaldin, Vexen and Lexaeus set out on a journey to save the rest of Organization XIII from the biggest nightmare of all: stupid fanfiction.
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 13 - Words: 111,474 - Reviews: 1906 - Favs: 2,317 - Follows: 633 - Updated: 9/18/2008 - Published: 4/20/2006 - Xaldin, Vexen - Complete
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ODST: Shattered Glass reviews
Squad Seven learns firsthand that nothing is permanent, as an old threat from before the Great War looms large again. Takes place two years after the events of Halo 3.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 39,074 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 6/13/2011 - Published: 10/20/2009
Road to Ruin: The Story of Alpha Company reviews
From the glassed Outer Colonies to the desolace of K7-49, the story of SPARTAN-III Alpha Company unfolds- from beginning to bloody end.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 77,990 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 1/8/2011 - Published: 11/3/2009 - Kurt-051, F. Mendez - Complete
Class II reviews
Dr. Halsey's funding for the training of additional SPARTAN-IIs was cut. But that doesn't mean the program was scrapped.
Halo - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 35,505 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 9/15/2010 - Published: 1/7/2010 - J. Ackerson