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Joined 07-19-02, id: 236893
Author has written 63 stories for Harry Potter.

"Read this," he said, "I think you'll like it." I should have known better.

It began as a mild curiosity and quickly became more. It's a sickness really.

NC-17 Stories Archived @ checkmated.com. Slash fiction @ inkstain.slashcity.net.

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Points of No Return by Night Zephyr reviews
Almost sixteen, Ron discovers there really is something very special about him, and he just may need it to save them all. R/Hr **Completed pre-OotP, AU** Currently in update mode to replace quotation marks removed by host site.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 31 - Words: 240,545 - Reviews: 648 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 4/4/2010 - Published: 2/11/2002 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
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The Hunter reviews
We don't always find what we're looking for. We don't always look for the things we find. RonTonks
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,786 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/15/2007 - Ron W., N. Tonks - Complete
And Things that Go Bump in the Night reviews
When Draco fears he is being stalked by a creature no one’s ever heard of, he goes to the only person in the world who might believe him. DracoLuna.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,651 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 12 - Published: 6/28/2007 - Draco M., Luna L. - Complete
A Bitter Bargain reviews
Ron Weasley has to make a deal with the devil to save his friend’s life. Ron, Snape, Ron andHarry
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,053 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/6/2007 - Ron W., Severus S. - Complete
It Started With a Simple Tonic reviews
There's a young girl knocking on Severus Snape's door. She's got black hair tied in a tight bun at the nape of her neck, squarish glasses sitting on her nose, and a bit of a problem.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,961 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 17 - Published: 3/20/2007 - Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
Five Days in August reviews
Ron tries to find a way to escape the excessive heat and Pansy Parkinson. Not necessarily in that order
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,392 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/20/2007 - Ron W., Pansy P. - Complete
Fellytones & Fuzzy Slippers 2: When Blondes Attack reviews
Ron and Hermione are getting married. Harry and Ginny have moved in together. What could go wrong? The sequel to Fellytones and Fuzzy Slippers. Featuring Fanon!Draco, terribly twisted fandom clichés, and the return of the girlfriend from hell. COMPLET
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 33,318 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 3/12/2007 - Published: 12/30/2004 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
New Beginnings and Old Tree Houses reviews
Three small children are the only survivors of a horrible attack on a school. Ron Weasely decides that someone needs to look after them. He also decides that that someone needs the sort of help that only Remus Lupin can provide. Ron & Remus Slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,666 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/16/2006 - Ron W., Remus L. - Complete
Snapshots reviews
Colin Creevey prepares to say goodbye.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,207 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/10/2006 - Colin C., Albus D. - Complete
Midnight in the Owlery reviews
On a sleepless night, Remus Lupin finds himself alone in the Hogwarts Owlery. He scribbles a note on a spare bit of parchment and sends it out into the dark night. What happens when someone answers? RemusSeverus
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,217 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 323 - Follows: 19 - Published: 6/10/2006 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
In the Quiet Time reviews
I think we are all who we are supposed to be, be it a war hero or a herbologist. We all have our place and our purpose. It doesn't matter that Voldemort chose you or not you are Harry Potter and you would always be Harry Potter. NevilleHarry
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,277 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/10/2006 - Neville L., Harry P. - Complete
Implausible, Irrational, and Just Plain Luna reviews
Everyone needs rescuing at some point. What happens when your knight in shining armor is Luna Lovegood? SSLL No really. You read that right.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,524 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/21/2006 - Severus S., Luna L. - Complete
Requiem reviews
Molly Weasley says goodbye to the one who turned away.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,365 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/7/2006 - Molly W., Percy W. - Complete
Demons and Memory reviews
Remus faces his past as he runs for his life.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,254 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/7/2006 - Remus L., Fenrir G. - Complete
Tidings of Little Comfort and Questionable Joy reviews
Will Harry and Severus put their difference aside long enough to grant Remus his Christmas wish? Yes and no. SSRL and HPDM
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,646 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/7/2006 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
The Measure of a Man reviews
When a familiar voice contacts him looking for help, Remus is drawn back into a world he had forsaken long ago to stop a killer. RLBW
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,697 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/31/2005 - Remus L., Bill W.
Fantasy and Nonsense reviews
Ron is having visions of Luna Lovegood, watching as the world disintegrates around her. He sets out to find her and save her before these images become reality. RWLL Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,236 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Published: 6/22/2005 - Ron W., Luna L. - Complete
Daybreak reviews
Two men sit on a hillside and watch the sunrise. SSRL Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,068 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/22/2005 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Hermione's Ghost reviews
“Do you believe in ghosts, Harry?” Ron said softly. “The ones that haunt only you.” RWHP Warnings: Character Death. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,697 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/17/2005 - Ron W., Harry P. - Complete
Darker Still reviews
Slash Severus Snape witnesses something he was never meant to see and, as a result, becomes consumed by it. SSDM COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,795 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/17/2005 - Severus S., Draco M. - Complete
A Library With A View reviews
Ron sits in a hospital bed and thinks about life after war. RWHG Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,501 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/9/2005 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
Every Snupin Ever Written reviews
Severus Snape and Remus Lupin are married and off on a whirlwind honeymoon. Some wedding guests remain to finish the leftover wine and wonder... SSRL, mentions of RWDM, HPGW, HGNL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,839 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/1/2005 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Negotiations reviews
Severus Snape is the new headmaster of Hogwarts and his first duty is not to kill the new deputy headmaster. SSHP COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,488 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 337 - Follows: 40 - Published: 6/1/2005 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
The Very Air He Breathed reviews
Slash “This potion could save lives but it needed to be tested. Severus needed a guinea pig he simply failed to tell Lupin that he volunteered for duty.” SSRL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 11,070 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 9 - Published: 4/29/2005 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
Lesser Languages reviews
Some need more than words to tell their story. Severus SnapeMinerva McGonagall. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,965 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/25/2005 - Minerva M., Severus S. - Complete
Enigmas, Conundrums, and Other Mysteries reviews
SLASH Despite a history that spanned decades, Remus Lupin found he didn’t know much about the elusive Potions master. RL-SS COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,100 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/11/2005 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
Could reviews
SLASH - Draco takes a moment to remember before he must forget. DM-RW COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,098 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/4/2005 - Draco M., Ron W. - Complete
Give or Take a Century reviews
Some Slash - Sometimes it's just better not to ask the questions in the first place. SS-RL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,557 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/4/2005 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Castles of Sand reviews
As a child, little Barty Crouch Jr. loved playing in the sand. One day he meets a very special castle builder. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,242 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 6 - Published: 2/4/2005 - Complete
Traditions reviews
SLASH It started on Christmas Eve nearly a decade ago... RW-SS COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,654 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 7 - Published: 1/19/2005 - Ron W., Severus S. - Complete
This Side or the Other reviews
Saying goodbye is never easy, no matter on which side you find yourself.Dumbledorecentric. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,911 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 8 - Published: 12/29/2004 - Complete
Other Paths, Other Lives reviews
SLASH “Harry settled into the soft cushioned seat of his lonely car. He took one last look at the Hogwarts’ station platform, wondering if he would ever see it again, wondering if he really wanted to.” Harry-Ron COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,831 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 41 - Published: 12/8/2004 - Harry P., Ron W. - Complete
Painless reviews
Slash - In the quiet of the infirmary, to ears that could not hear his words, Severus Snape remembers. Complete SSRL
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,520 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/1/2004 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
The Battle of Wisdom and Reason reviews
What do you do on your last night on Earth? What happens when it turns out not to be your last night? COMPLETE Various Pairings - Slash, Het, Femslash
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,612 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/1/2004 - Complete
A Faded Melody reviews
Remus is haunted by a melody and the ghosts it brings with it. RL-NT COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,344 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/1/2004 - Remus L., N. Tonks - Complete
Changing Channels reviews
SLASH - A new business venture sparks an old rivalry…and hits primetime. RW-DM COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,105 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/16/2004 - Ron W., Draco M. - Complete
Haunted reviews
The halls of Hogwarts are home to many creatures, some made of nothing more than mist and memory. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,820 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/16/2004 - Complete
Of Freckles and Phoenix Feathers reviews
Ron has been acting oddly. Hermione is determined to find out why. What will she do when she discovers the truth? RW-HG COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,491 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 8 - Published: 11/16/2004 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
Platinum and Pearls reviews
SLASH Pansy has a story to sell. PPDM, DMSS. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,414 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 24 - Published: 9/15/2004 - Draco M., Severus S. - Complete
Finding Icarus reviews
SLASH Neville decides it’s time to stop being afraid. He turns to Ron for help, but can Ron keep him from falling. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,959 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 25 - Published: 9/15/2004 - Ron W., Neville L. - Complete
The Tale of Jenny and Henry reviews
Jenny liked to sit in the garden and play with gnomes…and to remember. HP-GW, RW-HG COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,153 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/20/2004 - Harry P., Ginny W. - Complete
Your Friends and Neighbors reviews
Harry, Ron, and Hermione move into their new home. Someone is watching them very closely. COMPLETE H-R-Hr.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,831 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/7/2004 - Harry P., Ron W. - Complete
One Moment reviews
SLASH - Sometimes it takes more than time to heal all wounds. SLASH HP-RW COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,855 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/21/2004 - Harry P., Ron W. - Complete
Unlocking Doors reviews
A mysterious key unlocks many things for Percy Weasley. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,118 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/21/2004 - Percy W. - Complete
What the Seer Saw reviews
A few predictions give Severus Snape a new outlook on life. Snape-Trelawney - Oh, go ahead you know you're curious. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,833 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 14 - Published: 4/1/2004 - Severus S. - Complete
The Tao of Diogenes reviews
SLASH The war is finally over and two veterans meet again…for the very first time. RW-SS COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,650 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 7 - Published: 3/15/2004 - Severus S., Ron W. - Complete
Journey Into Sunlight reviews
Hermione invokes centuries old magic to try to save everything she holds dear. R-Hr COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,018 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/15/2004 - Ron W., Hermione G. - Complete
Art and Science reviews
SLASH Ron and Harry prepare for a mission and must battle terrible fashion sense. HP-RW COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,226 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/1/2004 - Ron W., Harry P. - Complete
Sojourn reviews
SLASH A tattered black veil stands before them. Remus Lupin needs to travel to the other side to save his past, but the journey comes at a price. It is a price that Severus Snape must be willing to pay. SS-RL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,898 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/1/2004 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Bottoms Up reviews
SLASH Snape and Lupin wake up the morning after and find they share an odd inclination. SS-RL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,966 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 14 - Published: 3/1/2004 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
In The Shadows Of The Mind reviews
Ch. 39 & 40 Uploaded - Severus Snape and Sophie Young found each other. But how long can they hold on? AU Fifth Year. Please R&R. COMPLETE SS-OC, R-Hr, H-G, others.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 103,002 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 2/23/2004 - Published: 11/20/2002 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Perception reviews
Hermione is very perceptive. R-H-HR, R-H. Warning: contains slash. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 960 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/27/2004 - Harry P., Ron W. - Complete
Empty Spaces reviews
SLASH. Ron and Draco subsist on hatred and anger because it is better to feel something than nothing at all. After so much time, is it even possible to feel anything else? COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,473 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 3 - Published: 1/26/2004 - Ron W., Draco M. - Complete
A Single Piece of Mistletoe reviews
A single piece of mistletoe hangs from the archway leading to the Great Hall. A story about tradition, hope and the power of a kiss. R-Hr, H-G, others.COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,241 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 7 - Published: 1/5/2004 - Ron W., Hermione G.
The Broom: A Halloween Tale reviews
The broom sat quietly in the window of the shop waiting... COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,238 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Published: 10/21/2003 - Complete
The Nine Lives of Severus Snape reviews
SLASH Severus goes exploring in his new animagus form and finds more than he bargained for. Part of the Severus Snape Fuh-Q Fest SS-RL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,879 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/10/2003 - Remus L., Severus S. - Complete
Still Life reviews
SLASH Severus Snape takes some pictures and sees things for the first time. Part of the Severus Snape Fuh-Q Fest SS-RL COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,605 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/10/2003 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Plot Bunny of Death reviews
This is what happens when you read too much fan fiction. It's not pretty. Rated R for language and blatant stupidity. You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll run away screaming. You'll ask to have my computer destroyed.COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,160 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/3/2003 - Harry P., Severus S.
Rain reviews
A world of Weasleys to choose from and all of them diverse. Why choose just one when I could have the lot and say it all in verse. Written for the Wet!Weasley Challenge on Checkmated.Com.COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,121 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/23/2003 - Ron W., Hermione G.
Choices reviews
Sirius Black makes a startling discovery and now he has a choice to make. Slash. SSRL Complete
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,092 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 6/20/2003 - Published: 6/5/2003 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Grey reviews
Ginny Weasley lie silently on the ground in the Chamber of Secrets, the conduit for Tom Riddle’s resurrection. An instrument, a medium, a tool. How can a young girl, sensitive and impressionable not be affected by that?COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,934 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/8/2003 - Ginny W., Harry P. - Complete
Fellytones and Fuzzy Slippers: A Love Story reviews
*Ch. 14 uploaded* What will a wizard do for love? Apparently humiliate himself - daily. Harry, Ginny, Ron and Hermione alone in the country. Who thought this was a good idea? Ch. 14 - Now What? Please R&R. *COMPLETE*
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 32,336 - Reviews: 569 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 6/5/2003 - Published: 11/20/2002 - Hermione G., Ron W. - Complete
Echoes In The Darkness reviews
*SLASH* Remus Lupin has disappeared. Can Severus Snape and Sirius Black put their differences aside long enough to find him? Are they prepared for what they will find? * COMPLETE*
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,292 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 5/13/2003 - Published: 1/14/2003 - Severus S., Remus L. - Complete
Losing Your Way reviews
They told me Hermione Granger was dead, but I refused to believe it. So I started looking for her. I began walking. RW/HG, Others. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,375 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/18/2003 - Hermione G., Ron W. - Complete
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