ErgoMaria
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Author has written 6 stories for Avatar: Last Airbender, and Star Wars.

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Quotables -

"Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!" - Bram Stoker, Dracula

"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful." - Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

"And though she be but little, she is fierce." - William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans." - John Lennon, Beautiful Boy


Quotes for Stories

No Light without Shadow
"There is no light without shadow and no psychic wholeness without imperfection. To round itself out, life calls not for perfection but for completeness; and for this the 'thorn in the flesh' is needed, the suffering of defects without which there is no progress and no ascent." - Carl Jung, Collected Works Vol. 12 (Psychology and Alchemy)

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” - Carl Jung, Collected Works Vol. 13 (Alchemical Studies)

“I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other.” - Kenneth Branagh, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Miles to Go Before I Sleep
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep." - Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

"Cannon to right of them,
Cannon to left of them,
Cannon behind them
Volleyed and thundered;
Stormed at with shot and shell,
While horse and hero fell.
They that had fought so well
Came through the jaws of Death,
Back from the mouth of hell,
All that was left of them,
Left of six hundred." - Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Charge of the Light Brigade

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Miles to Go Before I Sleep reviews
Seven years ago Meetra Surik saved the Republic and lost a piece of herself. Six years ago Revan died and Meetra's soul died with him. Three years ago Revan was reborn. Meetra wasn't. Now Revan is missing and Meetra has been dragged back to life. But is she ready? Can Revan face a past he can't remember? (KOTOR AU - Meetra/Atton, MRevan/Carth) (Sequel to No Light without Shadows)
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 148,099 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 11/8/2019 - Published: 2/15/2019
No Light without Shadow reviews
The war hero Revan was killed by Mandalorian rebels, and Supreme Commander Malak still champions his fallen friend's name. The Revanchist fell to the Dark Side, forcing Malak to slay his friend to prevent tragedy. Darth Malak rose to power by slaying Knight Revan to prove his devotion to the Dark Side. All of this is true. Yet it's all a lie. (KOTOR AU) (Mild M/M relationship)
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 31 - Words: 348,560 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 1/24/2019 - Published: 1/11/2017 - Revan, Carth O., Bastila S., Canderous O. - Complete
To the Life That Used to Be reviews
A frigid night on a distant world causes the exiled Meetra Surik to sit alone and remember a much different time in her life. A time when Malak was still Alek and Revan was still alive, before they all gave in to their inner darkness. She remembers a single moment during the war when three friends sat together and shared a drink. (KOTOR AU, Companion to No Light without Shadow)
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,456 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/4/2019 - Revan, Darth Malak, Exile/Meetra Surik - Complete
The Light Only Dies to Remember
Atton Rand has never been a model Jedi, but that doesn't stop Sith Lords Revan and Malak from hunting him down. He soon finds himself in Sith custody with no chance for escape, guarded by a woman he knows only as Surik who seems simultaneously intrigued and enraged by Atton's very existence. (KOTOR II role swap AU with Jedi Atton Rand/Jedi Hunter Meetra Surik)
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 20,453 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/6/2018 - Exile/Meetra Surik, Atton R. - Complete
Night Terrors reviews
What if Ozai's abuse of Zuko went beyond harsh words and a burned face? What if the abuse occurred every night, with atrocities committed beneath the cover of darkness? Zuko's tale of anger, fear, frustration, and perhaps even moving beyond.
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,329 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 357 - Follows: 75 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Zuko, Ozai - Complete
Because They Ran reviews
What if Ursa took Zuko with her when she fled the Fire Nation? What if Ozai caught up to the pair? How might Zuko's life be different?
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,453 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 266 - Follows: 68 - Published: 6/13/2010 - Zuko - Complete