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Joined 06-15-10, id: 2404733, Profile Updated: 01-07-14
Author has written 19 stories for Transformers, and Transformers/Beast Wars.

Update 6-6-2012 With the mass purge of fiction taking place at ff.net, I want to remind readers that DDG/POV/Socket-Verse has an archive on Livejournal which can be found at -- Femme4jack

UPDATE 1-14-2012 Femme4jack is continuing the storyline found in Dark Nobility, and has planned 4-6 additional chapters to bring that story to a close, the first of which is now posted.

Welcome to the Points of View & Dathana de Grey AU Transformers fanverses. We are a multi-author community playing with the concept that Cybertronians need organic energy (in the form of sensations and feelings from sentient organic beings) for the very survival of their sparks.

Many of our authors have their of ff.net accounts. We encourage you to check them out!

The Points of View verse was originally created by Femme4jack and Aniay. The stories on this account include both the original POV verse stories, as well as AUs from the original verse.

The experiment was continued by Gatekat & Femme4jack in the ongoing story Dathana de Grey (Shades of Gray in Gaelic). We also have created prequels and stories far in the future. We have been helped by many others whose names are on the various chapters.

Content Notifcation: Nearly every story here has some form of Mech/Human explicit relations. Our verse contains xeno (mostly human/transformer), and sticky mech/mech and mech/human sex. Please note individual chapter warnings for dub-con or non-con, or other triggering content. All content will be clearly labeled. One of our purposes for this verse was to explore how power dynamics impact choice, consent, free will, and love. In addition, the DdG storyverse often has allusions to or actual occurrences of mechpreg.

Brief outline of the Points of View verse lore
*Cybertonian sparks need to feed on organic energy obtained through the sensations, emotions, and perceptions of sentient organics.
*Through much of history this was done through enslavement of organic sentient organisms (without the acknowledgment that they were alive or sentient) into spark energy generators.
*Wheeljack learns, while on an expedition to an organic world, that organics are not only sentient, but that the energy was obtained was through torture that lasted 5-10 times longer than a sentient organic's normal life span. He is joined by Perceptor and Alpha Trion, and they create a new way of powering sparks through symbiosis with willing organic partners.
*A group of organics travel willingly to Cybertron to act as first spark symbiots
*Cybertronian society becomes deeply divided on the issue of rights of organics and socket connections
*Alpha Trion creates Orion Pax with specific base code to protect the rights all sentient life, organic and mechanoid
*Orion Pax becomes Optimus Prime. His first act is to declare organic generators illegal. Later he declares any form of organic slavery illegal and finally grants them rights as Cybertronian citizens.
*Megatron rises in rebellion with a slight majority of Cybertronians, leading to the war.

Events of BV 2007
*Some of the events of BV 2009, but very much AU (The Fallen is not a character in our Fanverse)
*Prime requests the US and other governments that they be allowed to enter into socket symbiosis with certain humans. These governments agree so long as individual humans consent.
*Prime offers all humans on base socket technology because of its multiple uses (medical, battle, communication, data transfer, etc.), but does not inform the base at large of the primary function of the interface, which is revealed more gradually in individual interactions between Autobots and humans.

The following story order is suggested:

Prime's Dilema

The Cost of Living

Brighter than Hope (Wheeljack's Story)

Points of View

Before Dathana de Grey

Dathana de Grey (Shades of Grey) chs. 1-62

Full Circle (can be read before or after Dathana de Grey - tells the story of Prowl, Jazz & Primus (and Miles) from the beginning of Cybertron to well in the future.

The Naturalists: First Christmas

Dathana de Gray ch. 63-77

The Witch of Diego Garcia

The rest of Dathana de Grey

Dark Nobility

any others (some of which are AU from POV or Dathana de Grey)

Thanks for reading! Please review and let us know your thoughts and ideas.

UPDATE AUGUST 24, 2011 (Pertains to Dathana de Gray/Dark Nobility Storylines)

Gatekat and Femme4jack have decided to discontinue their collaboration in the Dathana de Gray fanverse.

We want to thank everyone else who contributed to the Dathana de Gray fanverse: Aniay (the original co-creator with Femme4jack for the POV verse that helped spawn Dathana de Gray), Chai16, Wilderness, Zomgitsalaura, Fallentaiyoko, Prophetbot, Ace_of_the_arts, Antepathy, Laulun-siivet, sakon76, thepheonixqueen, Flybystardancer, baka_no_neko and Karl Wolfemann.

We also would like to thank Nessus for her amazing artwork that accompanied the series which can be found on in the archive at Artist: Nessus and the artists who accepted commissions for various characters: Yamatonix11, SJWerst and Alteride.

And most of all, thanks to all of the readers who have left such encouraging feedback on the project.


From Femme4jack

The past year and a half of writing has been extremely creative and fulfilling; I have had the opportunity to delve into subject matter that has been intense, exciting, and very moving to me. I apologize to our readers that our collaboration is ending. Over the past year I have truly come to love the characters in these stories - the ones I wrote, Kat's characters, and the ones whom we shared. I am deeply grateful to Gatekat for the time, creativity, and energy she gave to this project in terms of writing, and also all she did behind the scenes in terms of keeping this monster organized.

I may, at some point in the future, continue do some solo writing or collaborations in this fanverse, including its existing storylines (Dathana de Grey and Dark Nobility), but not until after some other projects are complete. Any such stories will be posted on the sockets account on ff.net, and at tf_socket_fics.livejournal.com. All of my other stories can be found at femme4jack on fanfiction.net, femme4jack on Ao3, femmefics on dreamwidth, and femmefics on dreamwidth.


From Gatekat
Confirming the above; and I are not going to continue our joint writing Dathana de Gray, or any Socketverse. I still have stories in the verse that may be finished with others, though no promises. Specifically Alpha Maestro and Kin of a Different Kind with , No Regrets for Love with and The Saboteur Kneels withbut I'm pulling out of human/TF xeno for the most part. There is more artwork that is being commissioned, so there will be occasional posts here of that.

It's been an interesting first year in the fandom for me. Full of the good and bad that comes with any fandom. Full of learning. I'm still not entirely sure what to think of it all, but I'm still writing TF. So I'm not going far even if this is very different from my home fandoms.

Everything non-DdG is posted on Gatekat.

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A Universal Concept by April Raven Girl reviews
What is love? Is it an instinct? An emotion? Or an ability that can transcend species? After eons of conflict, the war-weary Autobots have a new home, a new life, and a chance for something more. And for a single Decepticon, a chance for salvation.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 82,965 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 214 - Updated: 5/2/2014 - Published: 6/26/2009 - Jazz, Maggie M.
Story of a lifetime by taralynden reviews
In the long war, every mech had a story. This is just one of them. This is Prowl.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 103 - Words: 265,329 - Reviews: 1552 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 1/3/2010 - [Prowl, Jazz] - Complete
Personnel Duty by Borath reviews
It is the Prime's duty to care for the wellbeing of his people, and sparkmerges are a theraputic necessity. Crackfic with a heart. Prime/various. Each chapter stands alone.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,057 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 3/16/2011 - Published: 2/17/2010 - Optimus Prime - Complete
Science Logs by CasusFere reviews
Excerpts from the Science Logs of the Planetary Exploration Team on X1342. The Quintesson scientists find more than expected on a new planet. A different look on the Transformers origin myths.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,213 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/22/2010 - Complete
POV: Trigger Happy by Gatekat reviews
POV Bayverse/WOD. Trigger's new on base and is looking a little lost. He has no idea what he's getting involved in when he accepts Capt. Mubarak's invitation for a tour.
Crossover - World of Darkness & Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 28,012 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 9/22/2010 - Published: 7/13/2010 - Complete
POV: Turning a Con by Gatekat reviews
POV Bayverse. A very confused young Decepticon femme crash-lands on Earth near NEST headquarters.
Transformers - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,161 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 8/5/2010 - Published: 6/24/2010 - Complete
POV: Jolt's First Socket by Gatekat reviews
POV Bayverse/WoD. Transformers need organic energy to survive, so Autobots to took lifelong organic partners until the Decepticons killed them all off. Now with the war nearly over, Jolt has the opportunity to have his first socket.
Crossover - World of Darkness & Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 35,154 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/27/2010 - Published: 6/17/2010 - Werewolf, Jolt - Complete
Those Bridges in Between by Hearts of Eternity reviews
During the Golden Age, it was the opinion of many that Cybertron's mechanical lifeforms were superior to those of organic origin. Lord Mirage is among them. As his friend, Hound is determined to make him see there are bridges between the two species.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,370 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/7/2009 - Hound, Mirage - Complete
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Dark Nobility reviews
An accident sends Mirage, his socket Alicia, and her daughter he helped bio-engineer to a Cybertron that has never known war and where organics are treated as slaves, possessions and pets. How will Mirage cope with gaining back everything he lost?
Crossover - Transformers/Beast Wars & Transformers - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 197,642 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 6/5/2012 - Published: 11/19/2010 - Mirage, Optimus Prime
Dathana de Gray reviews
A series of relationships that delve into the concepts of consent, equal rights, love and the greater good. Prowl/Jazz/Miles, Mirage/Hound, Sunny/Sides, Ironhide/Chromia and more.
Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 80 - Words: 545,021 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 8/23/2011 - Published: 8/22/2010 - Jazz, Sideswipe
On the Care and Feeding of Sockets reviews
Though he's still a new mech, Ratchet and Inferno agree that it's time to teach Red Alert how to care for a socket. Only Red has plans that distract Inferno rather thoroughly first. Red AlertxInferno, Red AlertxInfernoxAlien Non-humanoid organic
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,096 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/3/2011 - Red Alert, Inferno
The Witch of Diego Garcia reviews
Corazon, Alicia's 83 year old grandmother, thinks Diego Garcia is a grand bit of fun, especially being a scientific specimen and one of the island's most desired sockets.
Crossover - Transformers/Beast Wars & Transformers - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 14,468 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 5/2/2011 - Published: 1/21/2011 - Perceptor
Some Things Never Change reviews
It's never a bight idea to question the mate-selection of those with Seeker heritage, even if Wheeljack is the mate in question. Mech/Mech oneshot in the Dathana de Gray series.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,380 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/27/2010 - Wheeljack, Skyfire/Jetfire
Starscream's Belle reviews
More than a century after arriving on Earth, Starscream's processors have been mostly unscrambled by Ratchet, and the Seeker experiences his first willing socket charge with the grown daughter of a former enemy.
Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,545 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/27/2010 - Annabelle L., Starscream
Raz by Zomgitsalaura
Prequel to "Of Experiments and New Life"
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,092 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/8/2010 - Bluestreak, Fireflight
Before Dathana de Gray reviews
The stories that bridge Points of View and Dathana de Gray. Prowl's cadre arrives on Earth with Prowl in stasis due to his bondmate's death. What state will he be in when he wakes? And can Red Alert survive Diego Garcia without glitching?
Crossover - Transformers/Beast Wars & Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,858 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/6/2010 - Red Alert, Jazz
Points of view reviews
After years of waiting, Bumblebee finally claims Sam as his own, much to Sam's delight until he understand what exactly Bee has done. Sequel to Prime's Dilemma & The Cost of Living. UPDATED now with some 'Hide/Will. Warnings inside.
Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 49,348 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 11/6/2010 - Published: 7/6/2010 - Bumblebee, Sam W. - Complete
The Naturalists First Christmas
Hound and Mirage sleep in a barn, show off Hound's veterinarian skills, go to the opera, are propositioned to by a their socket's randy 82 year old grandmother who happens to be a witch, and even fight a Decepticon with plenty of time for smut.
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 23,923 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/2/2010 - Mirage, Hound - Complete
Full Circle reviews
SoG sidestory. Two of the oldest sparks, cloaked in secrecy, one an agent of the Unmaker, the other an agent of Primus, come full circle, learn each others secrets and make magic together. Jazz/Prowl
Transformers - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,334 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/4/2010 - Jazz - Complete
Story Moved The Naturalists
AU POV Bayverse: Hound and Mirage are a fine example of opposites attracting, but what will that mean when it comes to finding a socket? Will they manage to share one, or end up with separate ones? Hound/Mirage/OC Alicia Rodriguez
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/22/2010 - Published: 8/14/2010 - Mirage, Hound
Story Moved Sunny Side Up
AU POV Bayverse. Sunstreaker is having a bad day. And when he has a bad day, so does everyone else... Unless someone can turn it around. Sunny/Sides/OC Femme later chapters Sunny/Sides/Miles, Sunny/Sides/OC Socket, Sunny/Sides/OCFemme/OC Socket
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 8/22/2010 - Published: 8/14/2010 - Sideswipe, Sunstreaker
Story Moved Hunting Pleasure
AU POV Bayverse: Will Jazz and Prowl find a socket they both can agree on, and who agrees on them? Prowl/Jazz/OC Amy Parva future chapters: Jazz/OC Katie Benson, Prowl/Miles Lancaster, Jazz/Miles Lancaster, Prowl/Jazz/Miles Lancaster, Jazz/Oc Ma-Le
Transformers/Beast Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 80 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/22/2010 - Published: 8/14/2010 - Jazz, Prowl
In Which Bee Cleans our his Subspace Pocket reviews
19 years after Bee arrives on earth, he cleans out his subspace pocket and reflects on his relationship with Sam. One-shot in the Points of View verse by Femme4jack femme4prims on ff . net
Transformers - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 702 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/14/2010 - Bumblebee, Sam W. - Complete
Of Experiments and New Life reviews
Trying to rid Cybertronians of their dependence on organic sockets, Wheeljack doesn't explode something. Oneshot by Livejournal Points of View community author Zomgitsalaura tf matrix on livejournal
Transformers - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 751 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/14/2010 - Complete
Brighter than Hope reviews
Wheeljack discovers the horrifying truth about the organic generators his species has used to feed their sparks. Is there any hope of a different solution?
Crossover - Transformers/Beast Wars & Transformers - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,872 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/14/2010 - Wheeljack
Prime's dilema reviews
There is a thing that Prime wanted to ask humans from the moment Autobots settled on earth. Another proloque to our verse
Transformers - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 750 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/6/2010 - Optimus Prime - Complete
The cost of living reviews
There was a reason, that the Autobots, though amused by the vast majority of human science fiction, absolutely despised The Matrix.
Transformers - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,205 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/19/2010 - Ironhide, W. Lennox - Complete