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Joined 02-28-10, id: 2272741, Profile Updated: 03-01-15
Author has written 18 stories for Stargate: SG-1, Sanctuary, MI-5/Spooks, Downton Abbey, Shakespeare, Norse Mythology, and Avengers.

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I tend to write all my fics out in full by hand first, then leave them for a while before editing and posting, which means that new fics are few and far between, but once I'm posting a fic, I will to try to post at least weekly.

My first fic, Host, is almost a prologue to Within, rather than a fic in its own right. Nevertheless, I suggest you read Host first, otherwise you won't understand some premises behind Within from Chapter seven onwards. Please don't use them to judge me as an author. I think I've come on a lot since writing them.

A number of the Sanctuary fics have turned in to a series, without my really meaning them to. I suggest that you read them in order, they deviate from cannon progressively. You will be confused if you start at Turn again. The list currently stands as: Monster, Freedom, Sleeping Bear, Turn again. A fifth is in progress.

All other fics stand alone. My personal favorites are Falling Star, then Abduction, Come morning light and Traitor to Rome. It's a pity that nobody reads Shakespeare fanfics. I'm really proud of Traitor to Rome.

My consistent ships are Sam/Jack and Magnitt.

My favorite author is Astraperaspera. He/she focuses on emotional depth, particularly around Sam and Jack. A lot of his/hers are S/J established and beautifully written. They read like poetry, as in rich, crafted language. He/She also fills in blanks that the show frankly needed to, such as bits of Threads and something after S4 Atlantis (not what you think, trust me).

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Shadows by AstraPerAspera reviews
Back on earth after her command of Atlantis, shadows of the past haunt Sam's dreams. Sam/Jack established.
Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,230 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/26/2008 - S. Carter, J. O'Neill - Complete
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Where there is Darkness reviews
Captain Rogers wakes to find himself tied down and blinded in combat, with no memory of his injury. Disorientated and afraid, he must reconcile himself to the possibility of life without sight, but is all as it seems? Rogers centric, others appear. Fairly mild T for inferred interrogation sequences. My first foray in to Marvel fanfiction (unless you count the Norse mythology one).
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,361 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/29 - Published: 3/16 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Captain America/Steve R., Nick F.
Turn again reviews
Druitt has been living in the Old City Sanctuary for months (to Ashley's frustration) when the team hears reports of a large, carnivorous abnormal roaming the wilds. While trying to capture it, the team is separated and stranded by a storm, all fearing for the others. Magnitt ship (still)
Sanctuary - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,198 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 9/6/2014 - Published: 8/25/2014 - Helen M., Will Z., Ashley M., John D. - Complete
Ill got by moonlight reviews
Some consequences are foreseen: planned for, welcomed or mitigated. Others are not. Rated K for very minor gore (shouldn't bother most people) and a couple of slightly vulgar moments.
Norse Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,288 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/14/2014 - Loki, Sigyn - Complete
Traitor to Rome reviews
The Volscians had attacked at dawn, in spite of the two parties that had been sent up to parley with them. The first had been sent running back, the second had come back assured that the Volscians would parley, rather than sack the city. It seemed the Volscians had lied. They were traitorous filth, like their leader. Caius Martius Coriolanus. Epilogue. More details within.
Shakespeare - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,642 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/11/2014
Prevention is better than cure reviews
Maybe he should have offered to go downstairs with Anna... 4.3 divergent. I know there are a lot of these (this is my second), but I wrote this trying to cope with what we all saw. 4.3 spoilers, obviously.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,297 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/17/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Sleeping Bear reviews
A tip off leads Magnus and her staff to raid a bunker, allegedly full of abnormals being used for experimentation, but how far will either side go to defend what is theirs? My third Sanctuary fic, sequel to the other two. I will post summaries for the previous ones if requested.
Sanctuary - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 20,133 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 12/1/2013 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Helen M.
After all reviews
After the opera singer and the rest have left, Bates wonders at his wife's behaviour. Headfic, spoilers for season 4 episode 3. Should be lower rated than the episode. Second chapter (again, Bate's headfic, during 4.5) now up. Listed as complete because I expect Julian Fellowes to finish this plot. I am merely augmenting it, though I may continue to do so.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,549 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 10/22/2013 - Published: 10/14/2013 - J. Bates, Anna S. - Complete
Come home reviews
Pre cannon. When a mission in Serbia is blown open, it will take all of Adam's willpower just to survive, for as long as it takes the rest of his cell to find him in the dust storm. Adam/Fiona. M for violence alone (by far the worst I've ever written). There is no sexual content to speak of.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 25 - Words: 27,881 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/5/2013 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Adam C., Fiona C. - Complete
Come morning light reviews
3.10 tag. They always had eachother to lean on, it was how they coped, how they survived. He just had to get her through tonight, and she'd be OK. They both would.
MI-5/Spooks - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,971 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/23/2012 - Adam C., Fiona C. - Complete
Freedom reviews
Two abnormal killers on the loose; both killing for sport, both slipping under the radar. One old adversary, one new threat. How many more will die before they are stopped? Teamfic, develops Magnitt undertones as it progresses. Details inside.
Sanctuary - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 30,628 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 2/27/2012 - Published: 11/14/2011 - Helen M., John D. - Complete
Falling star reviews
Society would call her a fallen woman. He still called her a morning star. James headfic when he is about to freeze Ashley's embryo. Written for the Diehard challenge, inspired by the song by Bob Chilcott of the same name.
Sanctuary - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 796 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Helen M., James W. - Complete
Bells reviews
In 1949, Magnus past catches up with her on a visit home to England.
Sanctuary - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 753 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/11/2011 - Helen M., James W. - Complete
Bells of Whitechapel reviews
Written for the Magnitt challenge. A tableaux-style short set two days after Druitt's eigth murder. Very angsty.
Sanctuary - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 399 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/14/2011 - Helen M. - Complete
Dreaming reviews
Everyone in the Sanctuary fears dreams. Everyone in the Sanctuary sleeps alone; but to protect themselves or each other? Strongish T, my first short.
Sanctuary - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,579 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/8/2010 - Henry F. - Complete
Abduction reviews
When a member of SG1 is taken from Colorado Springs without warning, the rest of the team must battle time to find them, before the kidnappers become murderers. Teamfic, S/J bias, not really shippy. Details at top of fic.
Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 29 - Words: 19,315 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 11/27/2010 - Published: 9/20/2010 - S. Carter, J. O'Neill - Complete
Monster reviews
When Tesla and Druitt find the body of a man, mutilated by something without a name, the Sanctuary is their first port of call. Magnus cannot resist the challenge to her skills and intellect. Full summary, spoiler details,etc. at top of fic.
Sanctuary - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 32,374 - Reviews: 100 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 9/7/2010 - Published: 6/23/2010 - Helen M. - Complete
Within reviews
SG5 have been captured by Cronos. SG1 is sent to their rescue. In the line of duty, a casualty occurs, a casualty which forces SG1's hand to an action which has unforeseen consequences. Spoiler/rating etc. at top of fic. COMPLETE three months later .
Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 19,171 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 6/21/2010 - Published: 3/31/2010 - S. Carter - Complete
Host reviews
While offworld, SG1 encounter a threat assumed dead by everyone. T for grief and one flash of romance. Edit complete, critique still welcome.
Stargate: SG-1 - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 5,673 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 3/29/2010 - Published: 3/6/2010 - S. Carter - Complete