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Joined 07-14-02, id: 233672, Profile Updated: 02-24-10
Author has written 15 stories for Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Sailor Moon, Legend of the Seeker, Emma, Prince of Persia, and John Carter.

I have been writing fanfic since I was 13, which was many many many years ago. My prose has, hopefully, improved over the years. You can probably see how it increases in maturity over the years as I've wound through my varying "shipper" obsessions such as Han and Leia, Buffy and Spike, Hermione and Draco, Eowyn and Faramir, and now, for some reason, Emma and Mr. Knightley, a couple which I long thought to lack any chemistry whatsoever.

That is, until I saw the new BBC 2009 miniseries. Now I am completely infatuated with it, and Emma the book has been catapulted to the top of my list of favorites. The mini-series has generated a lot of criticism, but I can't understand any of it. Perhaps audiences were predisposed to dislike it after being subjected to the mostly-terrible ITV adaptions of Persuasion and Mansfield Park in 2007? (I will never forgive Sally Hawkins for accepting a script that had her running through Bath like a chicken with her head cut off, while the tourist safety railings were clearly visible in the foreground.) I thought this adaption of Emma was the truest Austen adaption I'd ever seen, while at the same time injecting a vitality that I had never imagined while the characters were confined to the pages. Every decision in the film had some root in Jane Austen's prose. One person criticized the opening line, "Emma Woodhouse was born with the sun shining," but forgot how frequently Austen's prose refers to the change in seasons. It is most notable at the end where Emma is waiting for the dreaded announcement of Mr. Knightley's enagement to Harriet. There is a storm, but in the morning everything clears and the sun comes out, and that is precisely when Mr. Knightley comes to her. Another instance is Emma's insecurity over never having traveled. In the book, her dismay over her sedentary life are flashes that you might not remember. But there it is, in the dinner with her family, she says she has not gone to the sea side. And there, at the end of the book, Mr. Knightley takes her there for their honeymoon.

Another conscious decision was in making the secondary characters like Mr. Woodhouse, Miss Bates, and Frank Churchill more sympathetic. Even Mrs. Elton seems to have motives. Whereas previous adaptions have caracitured them for obvious laughs, this adaption has taken a more subtle route. I think it was a good choice. And anyway, the truth is funnier than fiction. In the mini-series, the satire is still present, but its purpose is not only to create amusement, but to throw Emma's character into relief. Mr. Woodhouse has understandable fears, but he is well-meaning. Emma's attachment to him is understandable. Miss Bates chatters on to avoid a depressing silence in a lonely home. Emma's unintended insult at Box Hill is all the more cruel. Mrs. Elton, meanwhile, is unrefined and rude, but I think this adaption has given her a good reason that makes her far more interesting than the 40-year-old Mrs. Elton from the Paltrow adaption. She, like Emma, is a bit insecure about her lack of refinement. Perhaps she has just come from a circle where she was the queen bee, but that isn't the case in Highbury where Emma is always in the way. Everyone praises Emma in Highbury, but Emma will not praise Mrs. Elton. She tries to befriend Emma at first, just as she does in the book. She fails. In an interesting parallel, Emma had tried to befriend Jane Fairfax to no success. Mrs. Elton resents Emma for her failure and is determined to make her life miserable, whereas Emma merely gossips a bit about Jane, feels bad about it, and eventually resolves to improve herself in order to win her friendship. Again, each character has picked a pet friend. Emma chose Harriet, and Mrs. Elton selected Jane. Each imposed their own wishes on the other, but only Mrs. Elton persisted in spite of Jane's marked and frequently-expressed refusals and evasions. Emma, on the other hand, persevered from good (if faulty) intentions, stopped meddling (or tried to) when she realized she had done ill, and genuinely cared for Harriet's happiness. If Emma lacked compassion and the innate desire to do good, she could be exactly like Mrs. Elton. You couldn't possibly get that from Paltrow's version. You just see that Mr. Elton is stupid and has picked an even stupider wife. And Frank Churchill? Here he is not exactly a cad. He is not just throwing the wool over everyone's eyes. He is a young man who is angry with his fiancee for her coldness, and perhaps unequal to fending off Emma's repeated attempts to gossip about Jane. I think he genuinely likes Emma. The two characters are the same, both wealthy, carefree, playful people who like having fun and aren't particulary atuned to how their actions hurt others. They each have a relation who has spoiled them, but keeps them confined, sometimes against their inclinations. They are bored people with vast resources. Still, they each value steadiness of character and attach themselves to partners of superior judgment. When Mr. Knightley doesn't like Frank, Emma is genuinely hurt because, perhaps unconsciously, she sees herself in him and wants Mr. Knightley to approve.

I could go on and on, but if you get me started on how the mini-series has revved up the chemistry between Mr. Knightley and Emma without changing much from the book at all, I will never stop writing! Such a brilliant mini-series! Everyone should check it out.



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Possession by Shadowlass reviews
Spike couldn't stay dead, and he couldn't stay away. But where Spike goes, trouble always seems to follow...Post-"Chosen"; Spuffy, among other pairings.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 25 - Words: 70,396 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 7/20/2014 - Published: 9/29/2003 - Spike, Buffy S.
Interlude by Silvver Phoenix reviews
The months after Voldemort's death act as an interlude in Harry Potter's life. The trio deal with the aftermath of Voldemort's fall and make decisions about their futures. The wizarding world attempts to restructure, and broken families attempt to heal.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 97,658 - Reviews: 404 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 1/5/2013 - Published: 9/15/2007 - Harry P. - Complete
All I Know by JLaLa reviews
"That is your mother, Katniss Everdeen." Katniss and Peeta reunite under the most difficult of circumstances. Rated M for adult issues. Banner by Ro Nordmann.
Hunger Games - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 89,277 - Reviews: 695 - Favs: 902 - Follows: 556 - Updated: 7/13/2012 - Published: 3/25/2012 - Katniss E., Peeta M. - Complete
The List by silvercistern reviews
"The list that Dr. Aurelius and I had made together was burning a hole in my pocket. A list of triggers. A list of things I should avoid." Peeta comes home. First installment of The Ashes of District Twelve Series.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,723 - Reviews: 468 - Favs: 1,299 - Follows: 300 - Updated: 6/25/2012 - Published: 4/11/2012 - Peeta M., Katniss E. - Complete
Surviving by QueenBrooke reviews
"Katniss will choose whoever she thinks can't survive without." She thinks she can survive without anyone, though. She knows she can. Mockingjay, pre-epilogue
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 30 - Words: 51,385 - Reviews: 387 - Favs: 467 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 6/13/2012 - Published: 4/14/2012 - Katniss E., Peeta M. - Complete
My First Date with Katniss Everdeen by holymfwickee reviews
AU. Take a deep breath. Wipe the sweat off your hands. Don't let her scowl make you nervous. You're only talking to the girl you've been in love with your entire life.
Hunger Games - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 13 - Words: 116,264 - Reviews: 1553 - Favs: 3,149 - Follows: 960 - Updated: 8/17/2011 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Peeta M., Katniss E. - Complete
Big Bad's Back by OccasionallyRestless reviews
Now Complete! Post Chosen. Spike is back, which can only mean this: big drama, big fight, big decision. Big Bad's back to save the world...again. Not in canon with Angel. B/S, F/R
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 30,971 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 1/25/2009 - Published: 3/12/2007 - Spike, Buffy S. - Complete
Things I learnt from AWE by alyssialui reviews
WARNING: SPOILERS! If you dont care about spoilers, then read
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 9,271 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 10/4/2007 - Published: 5/29/2007 - Complete
Reconciliation by Willow-41z reviews
Lady Lothiriel of Dol Amroth and Rohan struggles to adjust to her new life as queen and wife.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 81,250 - Reviews: 281 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/28/2007 - Published: 3/27/2006 - Eomer, Lothíriel - Complete
Pyres of Illusion by Tindomiel reviews
As Eowyn of Ithilien prepares for a turning point in her married life, politics from afar and fears of madness threaten to destroy all that she has created. She must battle against her nightmare turned reality: a vision of her father in law.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,549 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/21/2006 - Published: 5/29/2004 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
Not As Easy As It Looks by MidnightBlue88 reviews
After detention, the five teens try make their new friendships work, with mixed results. Is passion enough for John and Claire? How well do Andy and Allison really know one other? Where does Brian fit in? DISCONTINUED
Breakfast Club - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 54 - Words: 119,456 - Reviews: 900 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 7/20/2006 - Published: 6/8/2005
Fair, Strong and Cold by adrinkcalled reviews
How the Lady Eowyn and the Lord Faramir came to love one another. Not in the Houses of Healing, but later on, in their wedded days...Epilogue added. COMPLETE
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 53,863 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 6/1/2006 - Published: 1/16/2006 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
Love Comes Softly by Sache8 reviews
Upon the death of her betrothed, a heartbroken Lothíriel agrees to marry King Éomer for the good of her country. Can true love be found again in the comfort of shared grief and friendship? ÉomerLothíriel LothírielOther
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 62,791 - Reviews: 469 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 11/15/2005 - Published: 10/4/2004 - Eomer, Lothíriel - Complete
Past Perfect by HonorH reviews
Illyria wants its Key back. Buffy has some objections, as does Dawn's new boyfriend. Dawn's not too thrilled, either.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,306 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/2/2005 - Published: 7/16/2004 - Dawn S.
Moving On by Casscaro reviews
Set post-AtS "The Girl in Question". Final chapter (unless there's a sequel:). Thanks to everyone who read, enjoyed and left feedback. You are all wonderful.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 32,074 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/12/2004 - Published: 8/7/2004 - Spike, Buffy S.
Beginnings by rynogeny reviews
When you've married for practical reasons rather than love, a wedding night can be an unnerving experience...and sometimes the start of something more. Eomer, Lothiriel. Rated R for a reason...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,676 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/28/2004 - Eomer, Lothíriel
Number Two Son by French Pony reviews
A set of stories chronicling the life and times of Faramir of Gondor, younger son of the Steward. As the boy grows into a man, his relationships with family and friends change with him.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 40,679 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/29/2004 - Published: 4/27/2004 - Faramir, Boromir - Complete
Writing To Ron by cinderella200 reviews
A series of letters between Ron Weasley, and several weird organizations, including PureBloods United, The Reality Check Corporation and The Association Of Magical Teenagers.Includes diary entries by RonBased on 'Feeling Sorry For Celia'Jaclyn Moriarty
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,087 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 59 - Updated: 6/3/2004 - Published: 1/30/2004 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
The Unconventional Tale of Aragorn and Arwen by Laziness Incarnate reviews
And they lived happily ever after, except when husband-abuse occurs. CHAPTER 12 UPLOADED! Good lordy, it's a miracle. [On-going]
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 26,509 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 4/28/2004 - Published: 2/16/2002
The Stone and the Steward by Lady Wenham reviews
After returning to the White City to celebrate the completion of Minas Tirith’s post-war reconstruction, Faramir begins to fear that he has inherited Denethor’s propensity towards madness. COMPLETE.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,266 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 47 - Updated: 2/16/2004 - Published: 1/2/2004 - Faramir, Eowyn - Complete
Uncaged by Fine Eyes reviews
A sequel to Caged. Éowyn finally finds love in Minas Tirith, but not with Aragorn. An Éowyn and Faramir romance under dramatically different circumstances and with life altering consequences. AU.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,497 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 18 - Published: 1/5/2004 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
Would You by Rascal reviews
A soppy Faramir & Eowyn story. Has no actual worthwhile content whatsoever. But aren't those two just cute?
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 943 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 14 - Published: 12/27/2003 - Eowyn, Faramir
Caged by Fine Eyes reviews
What if Arwen had not made the choice of Lúthien and had instead taken the ship to Valinor? Aragorn and Éowyn are married, and Éowyn learns a bitter lesson about the duties of a Queen. AU.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,096 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/7/2003 - Published: 5/7/2003 - Eowyn, Aragorn - Complete
Serpent's Bride by reiko reviews
In Ginny's sixth year, Draco saved her life... and that's a wizard's debt. Now, five years later, its payback time. Especially now that Draco is in desperate need of a wife. [COMPLETE]
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 178,491 - Reviews: 2197 - Favs: 2,325 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 8/23/2002 - Published: 2/18/2002 - Ginny W., Draco M. - Complete
Their Room by aleximoon reviews
This is a Draco/Hermione fic. Basically, they're forced together for a class project and things take off from there. It's awfully long. **FINISHED!!!!!**
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 110,918 - Reviews: 3083 - Favs: 3,076 - Follows: 517 - Updated: 7/24/2002 - Published: 8/29/2001 - Hermione G., Draco M.
Phoenix Burning by Yahtzee reviews
After "The Gift." Buffy returns to life -- to find a world greatly changed. WINNER of the Summer 2001 Halo Award for Best Drama and the Summer 2001 Undead Awards for Outstanding Novel, Outstanding Future, Outstanding Action and Outstanding Buffy Character
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 94,086 - Reviews: 508 - Favs: 621 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 6/22/2001 - Published: 6/18/2001
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The Princess of Barsoom reviews
With Zodanga closing in around her beloved city, Princess Dejah Thoris seeks a way...any way at all...to save herself and her people. Missing moments from the film.
John Carter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,414 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 4/3/2012 - Published: 3/26/2012 - Dejah Thoris
Everything and Nothing reviews
As Dastan and his brothers prepare to leave Alamut and face the Warlord Kosh, Tamina wrestles with her feelings for Dastan, knowing her own duty calls for a sacrifice that could part them forever.
Prince of Persia - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 15,914 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 7/5/2010 - Published: 6/13/2010 - Dastan, Tamina
The News Must Be Spread Further reviews
News of Emma's engagement spreads through Highbury and encounters varying degrees of resistance or well-wishing.
Emma - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,802 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 3/14/2010 - Published: 2/20/2010
The One in White reviews
Good intentions sometimes lead to the worst disasters, but Kahlan never dreamed that this was how she would betray Richard. Episode 22 Spoilers
Legend of the Seeker - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,969 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/22/2009 - Kahlan A., Richard Cypher R. - Complete
A Cure for Love reviews
Draco and Hermione would do anything to escape the ancient prophecy imposed upon them by the mysteriously illogical Hogwarts faculty. Will they escape from their marriage unscathed, or will the whims of their professors rule the day?
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 7,352 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 8/15/2007 - Published: 8/7/2006 - Draco M., Hermione G.
A Time of Mourning reviews
Why did Eowyn really say what she did at the end of The Steward and the King? (COMPLETE)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,071 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/11/2007 - Published: 1/23/2005 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
The Ambition of the Silver Ribbon reviews
Hermione is stuck in a dead end job with little pay and no future. Just when things couldn’t get worse, the Christmas season brings her face to face with an old obsession, who just happens to be Draco Malfoy.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,164 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/21/2006 - Draco M., Hermione G. - Complete
Ron Weasley's Heart on His Sleeve reviews
This is Ron's version of Half Blood Prince. Chronicled here are the missing moments of the book pertaining to Ron Weasley's relationship with Hermione Granger. Major spoilers for HBP. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 64,852 - Reviews: 368 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 8/28/2005 - Published: 7/18/2005 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
The Promise reviews
Draco promised to return to Hermione, but two years later she has lost faith. When he finally he reenters her life, why is she left only with questions? Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 16 - Words: 69,222 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 8/8/2005 - Published: 9/14/2002 - Draco M., Hermione G. - Complete
The Haradrim and other stories reviews
An execution brings to light the troubles of Eowyn's marriage. (This is to be an anthology of unrelated short stories.)
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,468 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/24/2005 - Eowyn, Faramir
Twilight reviews
There must be one source of unhappiness in Eowyn and Faramir's marriage.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,676 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/23/2004 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
Etudes on Marriage reviews
Something is bothering Hermione, but Draco doesn't know what it is. (Complete)
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,200 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/21/2004 - Draco M., Hermione G. - Complete
A Little Diversion reviews
Faramir suspects that Eomer does not approve of him.
Lord of the Rings - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,184 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/7/2004 - Published: 1/11/2004 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete
The Moment of Surrender reviews
If Rei had seen the destruction Jaedite would bring upon her, would it have made a difference? (Complete!)
Sailor Moon - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,208 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 1/11/2004 - Published: 8/3/2003 - Rei H./Raye/Sailor Mars, Jadeite/Jedite - Complete
Of the Coming of Gilgamesh reviews
Eowyn's love for Faramir has no bounds, but will this be her undoing? slightly revised
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,950 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/6/2003 - Eowyn, Faramir - Complete