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Joined 08-05-10, id: 2481710, Profile Updated: 08-02-15
Author has written 8 stories for Star Wars, Fairy Tales, Lord of the Rings, NCIS, Parodies and Spoofs, and Harry Potter.

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Formerly Dryad7.

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Chiaroscuro by boomvroomshroom reviews
"They say the only thing to fear is fear itself. That, and a motivated Nara." Shikamaru is born with his father's intelligence and his mother's work ethic. The world is turned sideways.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 49 - Words: 225,434 - Reviews: 5098 - Favs: 5,809 - Follows: 6,445 - Updated: 5/19 - Published: 5/23/2015 - Naruto U., Ino Y., Shikamaru N., Kakashi H.
Lady Archimedes by White Squirrel reviews
Sequel to The Arithmancer. Years 5-7. Armed with a N.E.W.T. in Arithmancy after Voldemort's return, Hermione takes spellcrafting to new heights and must push the bounds of magic itself to help Harry defeat his enemy once and for all.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 49 - Words: 349,973 - Reviews: 2940 - Favs: 2,469 - Follows: 3,523 - Updated: 5/13 - Published: 8/22/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., George W., Ginny W.
Harry Potter and the Untitled Tome by Ihateseatbelts reviews
The Battle of Nurmengard ended in a stalemate. Half a century later, Harry Potter feels adrift in a world teeming with millions of fantastic folk, until one book leads him on the path to discovering his ill-fated parents' efforts to conceal a most dangerous magical secret. In the meantime, Chief-wizard Malfoy has his eyes set on Hogwarts, and only Sir Albus stands in his way.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 26 - Words: 203,837 - Reviews: 232 - Favs: 714 - Follows: 860 - Updated: 3/30 - Published: 3/23/2014 - Harry P., Hermione G., Albus D., Neville L.
Branches by To Mockingbird reviews
Kakashi falls off a tree and lands in a different world. Literally. Now he's in a dimension where nothing makes sense—but he's used to that. Kakashi plans to wreak as much havoc as he can and find his way home . . . if he can.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,333 - Reviews: 864 - Favs: 2,360 - Follows: 2,842 - Updated: 3/18 - Published: 8/19/2014 - Naruto U., Itachi U., Kakashi H., Minato N.
Something in the Night by SillyUsagi reviews
It's been seven years since Ladybug up and vanished from Paris. Adrien has finally moved on from all of the pain and questions that she left him with. Or so he thought, until he comes across a spotted stranger slinking through Paris in the night.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 66,096 - Reviews: 224 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 566 - Updated: 3/14 - Published: 1/16/2016 - [Marinette D-C./Ladybug, Adrien A./Cat Noir]
Tuna Fish and Red-Splattered Pages by Pitch Black Magpie reviews
Naruto is an antisocial bookworm with a strange tuna obsession who knows more than he lets on. Sasuke is determined to give them the best in life. Sakura wants to learn how to crush buildings, among other things. Kakashi tries to keep it together, even when his team turns out to be total maniacs; that is, when Naruto isn't dumpster-diving or talking to ghosts.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 45 - Words: 275,366 - Reviews: 1449 - Favs: 2,785 - Follows: 2,853 - Updated: 3/10 - Published: 12/20/2015 - Naruto U., Sasuke U., Sakura H., Kakashi H.
Disenchanted by yonderful reviews
She was in too much pain to realize that the impact caused her to detransform. The crowd stared in shock. Many gasped. Some screamed. Alya's phone clattered to the ground. Tikki cried. And Chat's expression had never looked more horrified. "...Marinette?"
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 38,202 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 477 - Follows: 651 - Updated: 2/28 - Published: 6/16/2016 - Marinette D-C./Ladybug, Adrien A./Cat Noir
Expedient by SwiftKick reviews
Konoha and Iwa sign a truce and agree to an Exchange Programme between recently promoted genin to "bolster village relations." Fortunately, if anything were to go wrong, Haruno Sakura was just average enough to risk losing.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Adventure - Chapters: 52 - Words: 271,900 - Reviews: 2163 - Favs: 2,060 - Follows: 2,029 - Updated: 2/24 - Published: 5/28/2010 - Sakura H., Deidara
Seeing the Light by Lovelyruthie reviews
It all started with the 'Colour of Magic' but now there's a new book, 'The Colour of Magick' and it's so insistent to be read that it up and brought itself into existence. Ankh-Morpork is about to be painted red...and orange and yellow. It will take the the Watch, the Wizards, the Vampires and plenty of ingenuity to check the book back into the library before the city checks out.
Discworld - Rated: T - English - Crime/Fantasy - Chapters: 28 - Words: 29,526 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 9/24/2016 - Published: 8/29/2016 - Otto C., Sam Vimes, William de W., OC - Complete
Veränderung by storiewriter reviews
AU. When Rin was six years old, he got into trouble at school. Fearing the disappointment of his father, he did not walk home with Yukio; instead, he took a left turn-and future events started to shift. Rated T for safety.
Blue Exorcist/青の祓魔師 - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 27 - Words: 254,056 - Reviews: 1050 - Favs: 2,051 - Follows: 2,220 - Updated: 9/4/2016 - Published: 7/29/2011 - Rin O., Yukio O., Shiro F.
The Flight of the Five Swans by Elysian III reviews
During a peaceful trip to Deturus, the Kyorian princesses find themselves on the wrong end of enchantment. Pursued by enemies and with all odds against them, it is up to soft-spoken Raia to break the spell placed over her sisters-before she loses them forever. A combination of Swan Lake and the Six Swans, this story is a stand-alone sequel to The Secret of the Seven Princesses.
Fairy Tales - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Family - Chapters: 42 - Words: 64,665 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/6/2016 - Published: 9/27/2015 - Complete
Tsunade's Heir by funkmasterjo reviews
Tsunade adopts Naruto. What will life be like living with two medic nins and a mother who's playful fingerflicks could bash through trees? Now how about adding an infamous pervert and a philosophic demon to the mix?
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 41 - Words: 205,946 - Reviews: 2375 - Favs: 3,723 - Follows: 3,479 - Updated: 5/10/2016 - Published: 8/2/2006 - Naruto U.
crescendoing by demifics reviews
Ladybug sneaks a peak at Chat. He has his eyes closed and is dancing his fingers across an invisible piano. Her heart pounds. It has to be a coincidence.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,312 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 40 - Published: 3/20/2016 - Marinette D-C./Ladybug, Adrien A./Cat Noir, Alya C./Lady Wifi, Tikki - Complete
Magical Relations by evansentranced reviews
AU First Year onward: Harry's relatives were shocked when the Hogwarts letters came. Not because Harry got into Hogwarts. They had expected that. But Dudley, on the other hand...That had been a surprise. Currently in 5th year. *Reviews contain SPOILERS!*
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 71 - Words: 269,602 - Reviews: 5643 - Favs: 6,207 - Follows: 7,809 - Updated: 3/9/2016 - Published: 3/18/2007 - Harry P., Dudley D.
The Mouse of Konoha by obsidian dreamer reviews
Never underestimate the power of good advice. A few wise words into a pair of young ears leads a young would-be ninja to a decision; the Leaf will recognise him, but not as the fox... now separate from Win Some, Lose Some!
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 24 - Words: 540,654 - Reviews: 2122 - Favs: 4,872 - Follows: 4,593 - Updated: 1/9/2016 - Published: 1/28/2011 - Naruto U.
Sacrifices by Kimberly T reviews
Takes place post-series. The war is over, and everyone's doing just fine… Until tragedy strikes, it is revealed that in fact things are far from fine, and people have to make hard choices. Starts with canon relationships, but will slowly evolve to Zutara. Chapter 15: Suspicions and Distractions
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 209,016 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 319 - Follows: 400 - Updated: 8/7/2015 - Published: 5/7/2011 - Zuko, Katara, Sokka, Aang
The Headmaster by Chris Robins reviews
Harry and Co. are caught just as they're trying to floo to the DoM and rescue Sirius. Harry doesn't give into Umbridge's demands and in her rage, she curses him. Unwittingly, she sets something much larger into motion [rev3].
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 122,894 - Reviews: 705 - Favs: 1,744 - Follows: 2,397 - Updated: 1/11/2015 - Published: 7/12/2011 - [Harry P., Hermione G.]
Loki's Christmas Carol by Sarah1281 reviews
A week before Thor's scheduled coronation and everything spirals out of control until Loki falls into the void, Loki receives some ghostly visitors who think that maybe Loki's plan could use a second look. And a third. And however many it takes to make him try something else. Asgard doesn't even celebrate Christmas and yet he still has to put up with this useless Midgardian tripe.
Thor - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 40,056 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 12/25/2013 - Published: 12/1/2013 - Thor, Odin, Loki, Frigga - Complete
Duskfall by Celestial Swordsman reviews
The sun crashes with Empress Celestia's fall. In the aftermath, the Solar Empire desperately attacks the Lunar Republic, but was it really Luna's doing? The answers are locked up tight in a disturbed pegasus mare. As heroes fight a losing battle to stave off tyranny and cold darkness, mysterious powers loom. (Mature themes, but implicit not explicit.)
My Little Pony - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 47 - Words: 117,473 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/7/2013 - Published: 6/10/2013 - Princess Celestia, Princess Luna/Nightmare Moon, Trixie - Complete
A Valiant Effort by Sarah1281 reviews
Valjean overcame some truly incredible odds to arrive at Arras in time to exonerate Champmathieu but sometimes people would rather just accept a convenient fiction instead of an awkward reality. Well, he tried. AU.
Les Miserables - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 75,113 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 8/1/2013 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Valjean, Javert, Cosette, Bamatabois - Complete
Harry Potter and the Discworld by JK Pratchett reviews
After surviving the Killing Curse, Harry Potter attracts Death's curiosity. As a result, the barriers separating the Roundworld and the Discworld begin to break down, leading to more danger than Harry could ever have imagined...
Crossover - Harry Potter & Discworld - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 116,794 - Reviews: 390 - Favs: 614 - Follows: 753 - Updated: 7/11/2013 - Published: 10/7/2008 - Harry P.
Naruto: Demon's Path by Scribe of the Apocalypse reviews
A six-year-old Naruto taps into the Kyuubi to save Hinata from a cloud-nin who is being helped by Mizuki. Events force him to flee the village and he eventually apprentices under 'The Demon of Mist' Zabuza.
Naruto - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 64 - Words: 698,326 - Reviews: 2107 - Favs: 2,901 - Follows: 2,155 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 11/27/2009 - Naruto U.
Out of the Shadows by AlphaEph19 reviews
Shikamaru went to great lengths to avoid reaching his potential. But what if he had to choose between avoiding trouble, and growing strong to protect his friends? From out of the shadows, a new light will appear. Starts canon, ends very AU. *COMPLETE* *SEQUEL UP*
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 22 - Words: 142,186 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 325 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 4/28/2012 - Published: 5/29/2011 - Shikamaru N., Temari - Complete
Memorium by Aesop reviews
The use of memory altering spells is common in the HP books. Protecting their secrecy comes before everything else, and justifies any action. Or so they believe.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 26,696 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 96 - Published: 6/22/2011 - Amelia B. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Unspeakable Time by DrgnMstr reviews
Canon bks 1-5 AU thereafter. Starts at the end of Book 5, where the warnings given to Vernon produce the opposite result. New Prophesies are revealed which spell trouble for those who want to control Harry. Rating changed due to violence. HHrL NG RSB
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 244,475 - Reviews: 670 - Favs: 1,358 - Follows: 1,554 - Updated: 6/11/2011 - Published: 10/13/2008 - [Harry P., Hermione G., Luna L.]
The Pillars of Power by SeriousScribble reviews
For the Ancient and Noble House of Black, the height of power marked the beginning of its decline. A game of politics, for personal gain, for the good of everyone… but using Voldemort's rise to prevent a war was a gamble.– Winner of DLPs January Contest.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 17,112 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 65 - Published: 2/11/2011 - Cygnus B. - Complete
An Accidental Princess by FireflyEmbers reviews
Toby's just your normal, run of the mill social outcast until the day the school bully crowns her a princess... and a dragon shows up on her back porch! Fairy godmothers in training, trolls, overcompensating fairies... What's an accidental princess to do?
Fairy Tales - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 35 - Words: 57,654 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 9/4/2010 - Published: 9/27/2007 - Complete
Thirteen by Backroads reviews
A princess is born. Thirteen fairies come to her christening. They give her gifts. Here are the gifts destined for a Sleeping Beauty.
Fairy Tales - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 13 - Words: 4,873 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/2/2010 - Published: 2/21/2010 - Complete
Whatever Remains by KCS reviews
Spin-off of However Improbable, unrelated to it but inspired by it. Challenge 010 for an LJ comm, the challenge being to create an entire Holmes AU. Elements that originated in HI belong to me, all others and characters to their creators.
Crossover - StarTrek: The Original Series & Sherlock Holmes - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,757 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/23/2010 - Published: 3/19/2010 - Sherlock Holmes - Complete
The Princess and the Plan by FireflyEmbers reviews
Formerly "The Purposeful Princess"! War has broken out in the magic lands of Believe, pitting Fairy against Fairy, Prince against Queen,... and caught in the middle is the last Princess, Toby, whether she likes it or not!
Fairy Tales - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 36 - Words: 71,521 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 3/10/2010 - Published: 4/20/2008 - Complete
I Never Promised You A Rose Garden by shewhoguards reviews
Well, at least he could do something about an overgrown garden.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,233 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/1/2008 - Neville L. - Complete
And Ye Shall Receive by whydoyouneedtoknow reviews
What would you give up for love? Your family, your reputation, even your life? One shot, missing moments, attempts to reconcile movie and book canon. Addresses the Susan Question. Spoilers for Prince Caspian movie and all Narnia books.
Chronicles of Narnia - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,167 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 20 - Published: 5/29/2008 - Complete
Mastermind Hunting by Louis IX reviews
This is a story of the life of Harry Potter. From his disappearance with his friendly relatives to Dumbledore chasing after him around the world, while Voldemort and muggle secret services loom in the background. Technology, Prophecies... one word: power.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 40 - Words: 616,225 - Reviews: 2409 - Favs: 3,285 - Follows: 1,499 - Updated: 1/12/2008 - Published: 6/8/2005 - Harry P. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Freak Parade by The-Caitiff reviews
Starts as parody of the formula most independant!Harry stories follow. Overly friendly Goblins, Manipulative Dumbledore, a shopping trip, a will from Sirius etc... Then it gets weird.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 23,147 - Reviews: 447 - Favs: 1,897 - Follows: 488 - Updated: 7/4/2006 - Published: 7/2/2006 - Harry P. - Complete
Survivors by Dyce reviews
..Complete.. After the war is over, lives must be rebuilt. Hermione sets out to help someone who nobody else will, and winds up helping herself as well. HGSS
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 49,072 - Reviews: 857 - Favs: 1,871 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 8/27/2005 - Published: 8/20/2005 - Hermione G., Severus S. - Complete
Reminiscence by Kenya Starflight reviews
Calvin is all grown up... how has the passage of time affected him and those around him? My first nonStar Wars fic!
Calvin & Hobbes - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,516 - Reviews: 764 - Favs: 2,128 - Follows: 205 - Published: 9/7/2004 - Calvin, Hobbes - Complete
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Neville Longbottom, Heir of Gryffindor reviews
People raised their glasses to him-"Harry Potter, the Boy Who Lived." This story, though, is not about Harry. Although it was true-Harry was alive-the story that was told was false. Harry Potter was never the Chosen One. Neville Longbottom was.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,556 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 6/29/2014 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Neville L., Harry P.
A Time to Protect reviews
How far does the bond between house-elf and master go? And how much stronger would it be if given freely? A strange elf, a strange wizard, a time to protect, and a time to effect. NB: This story inspired by Rorschach's Blot's story in 'Odd Ideas.' ON HIATUS
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,587 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 3/18/2011 - Dobby, Luna L.
The Vengeful Emperor reviews
Note: read 'The Sleeping Princess' first. In his new role as Emperor of the Known Universe, his one aspiration is to find and reclaim his beloved ship... Also, why is he carrying a bullwhip?
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 175 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/26/2011 - Han S., Qui-Gon J.
The Sleeping Princess reviews
Once upon a time, in a galaxy far away, lived a beautiful princess...
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 18 - Words: 6,480 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/28/2011 - Published: 9/5/2010 - Leia O., Luke S. - Complete
The Rules reviews
I do not own Gibbs. I do not own Abby. I am on the run from Ziva. I do own coffee.
NCIS - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 1,400 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/5/2011 - Published: 10/15/2010 - Leroy Jethro Gibbs
Alt Endings collection reviews
We all know how Lord of the Rings ended. But did it have to end that way? What if...
Lord of the Rings - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 1,228 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/5/2011 - Published: 9/8/2010 - Frodo B.
The Spark
How did the Revolutionary War really begin? Were taverns really the center of unrest? Are rhetorical questions awesome? Can I call this a historical parody?
Parodies and Spoofs - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 291 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/20/2010 - Complete
Waiting reviews
Into the silence, the shadows whispered. He's coming...
Fairy Tales - Rated: K - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 275 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/6/2010 - Complete