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Joined 11-15-02, id: 294530, Profile Updated: 10-31-14
Author has written 2 stories for Angel, and Fullmetal Alchemist.

1st of November 2014

So I re-watched Brotherhood a few weeks back, and it spurred me into obsessively plotting and working out the kinks in my eternal nightmare/unpublished FMA fic. I'm feeling good about it, and I think there's a good chance it might happen; I've even signed up to NaNoWriMo for some motivation. I have some uni priorities at the moment, so as soon as I finish up with that (and pull my head out of Alien Isolation), it should be on!


Me?

I should get an honorary old fart's badge for having this account for so long. Every time I log on to this site I find they've changed something. I don't read a lot of fanfiction anymore, only when I get hooked on something and need to feed the cravings for whatever the month's flavour is. I keep planning on writing more fics, but it never quite happens. Onedaysomeday. Maybe this will be the year.

What else? I'm a bit of a novel, film, game and TV geek; although I can be a bit picky. While I can't get into a lot of anime/manga, there are a few series & movies that I adore (Fullmetal Alchemist, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, etc).

I'm pretty sure that one day, when I have children and they're pulling at my skirt, asking me if they can go out into the bright sunshine and play sport with their friends, I'm going to tell them to get their ungrateful asses back in the closet and finish reading their goddamn Harry Potter books.

My Stories:

Unnamed FMA Fic
I’ve been working on this since about 2007. No, seriously. It’s had about three or four facelifts and major plot changes since then, and at one point I had a first chapter posted here. It was torn down after a week once I noticed a few big whoopises (and I decided that I hated it). Despite my procrastination and fluctuating interest, I still love this idea and intend on posting it one day. It's AU set after the original anime. I know, I know, all the cool kids are watching Brotherhood these days. As much as I prefer the original manga, I'm always going to find Dante infinitely more interesting than Father, and playing with her back-story and creating OC's intertwined with that has been so much fun. EdWin & Royai.

Granny's Watching
Silly fun. Pinako is so underused in fanfiction; she’s always killed off or conveniently grocery shopping with Al. It's fairly dodgy because I wrote it when I was a teenager. It desperately needs editing/rewriting, but I'm probably never going to touch it. I also forgot to put a disclaimer in it, so here it is-- I don't own Fullmetal Alchemist. One day I'll bake a cake for the beautiful people that tipped me over the 100 review mark. I'm serious. I will bake them a fucking cake. I can't guarantee that they'll get to eat said cake, but it'll be there. They’ll be in the world; it’ll be in the world, and they'll know that that the reason that cake-y goodness exists is because they reviewed. It's like giving birth, but we eat it later.

Making Coffee
Was originally a 5-chaptered fic, but no one, including myself, liked the ending, so I kept this first chapter and thus it became the creature you see before you today. Old & awful because I wrote it when I was much younger. Perhaps only kept on the site as a testament to the fact that once upon a time, I actually wrote something.


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In Dreams, What Nightmares May Come by Ninja Violinist reviews
[ Continuation ] What lies beneath the title of the Sorceress' Knight...?
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 23,777 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/6/2016 - Published: 6/18/2001 - Seifer A., Squall L.
Ruby Throat by hmmingbird reviews
Love fell into his lap at the most inopportune moment. [Royai]
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 76,377 - Reviews: 602 - Favs: 576 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 7/6/2013 - Published: 7/15/2006 - Roy M., Riza H. - Complete
Possession by Mayonaka no Ame reviews
Sorceresses and Knights, when together, kill people. This has always been a fact of history. Love doesn't create exceptions. In fact, love could make it worse. He would do anything for the chance to change her fate.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 140,746 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 8/1/2012 - Published: 9/26/2006 - Squall L., Rinoa H.
Beautiful, Dirty, Rich by deadcell reviews
"I'm tired, I'm starving, and I can't believe we're hunting an exotic dancer named Venus Bonanza."
Cowboy Bebop - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,623 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/10/2011 - Spike S., Faye V. - Complete
Courting Sin by Leni reviews
BAus, alternate after Passion. But all the while you're thinking: It's more your fault than mine. You never think to blame him.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 26,373 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 12/3/2008 - Published: 9/18/2007 - Buffy S., Angel - Complete
These Rotten Lips by Artemis Rae reviews
The girls Roy spends his time with tend to fall into one of four categories. Roy-centric, but Royai. Mangaverse.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,149 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/30/2008 - Roy M., Riza H. - Complete
Passive by Red-Bullet reviews
Started as a one shot in the dark. Sprouted legs and there you go. Spike and Faye and a push into the past. Rotating POVs, post Real Folk Blues. Language and some sexuality.
Cowboy Bebop - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 32,066 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 1/8/2008 - Published: 3/30/2007 - Spike S., Faye V.
Bleed For You by Vela Lacaille reviews
30 short looks at a relationship that is anything but peaceful and uncomplicated. In fact, with a love like this, who needs enemies? FuuxMugen. Complete.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,349 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 16 - Published: 10/1/2007 - Complete
Diplomatic Entanglements: An Inextricable Tale by CanaryNoir reviews
[Sequel to Inextricable] Central HQ and Central City are turned upside down by the sudden arrival of foreign dignitaries. The chaos also derails Ed’s attempt at a romantic conquest, and mayhem ensues.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 41,531 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 3/11/2007 - Published: 2/25/2006 - Edward E., Winry R. - Complete
Expect Little Sleep Tonight by Citadel reviews
Just how many times can a girl get kidnapped and forced to work in a brothel? And what happens when Mugen is Fuu's first customer? He'll help her escape right? Yeah right! MugenFuu Romance, PostSeries, Warning: Adult Content, COMPLETE
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 34,867 - Reviews: 551 - Favs: 1,455 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 4/22/2006 - Published: 3/27/2006 - Mugen, Fuu - Complete
Inextricable by CanaryNoir reviews
After succeeding in restoring Al to his own body, Ed becomes enmeshed in a years old mystery. Winry, while trying to sort out her own next steps, also gets caught up in the case.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 25,645 - Reviews: 185 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 1/29/2006 - Published: 11/11/2005 - Edward E., Winry R. - Complete
Dirty Little Creatures by redcandle reviews
Tom is the epitome of what Merope wants. Merope is everything that Tom scorns.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,857 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/28/2006 - Tom R. Jr. - Complete
Thirteen Ways To Say Goodnight by Guardian1 reviews
Amarant Coral searches for redemption. Irontail Fratley searches for peace. Both men are ten years and one woman too late. Ongoing.
Final Fantasy IX - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 25,158 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 24 - Published: 6/28/2005 - Amarant C., Fratley
And I Will Sing a Lullaby by LoveHP reviews
Petunia Dursley remembers something dark about Harry Potter, the boy she hates. Warning for neglect and attempted murder.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,178 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 33 - Published: 5/28/2005 - Harry P., Petunia D. - Complete
Go Not Gently by Guardian1 reviews
Thirteen years after the events of Final Fantasy IX, and Eiko Carol's life is turned upside-down once again by an enemy supposedly long dead. What's a girl to do? Chapter thirteen; the last crusade of Black Tango. Completed. Thanks to all readers!
Final Fantasy IX - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,900 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 284 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 12/4/2004 - Published: 9/13/2002 - Complete
6 Ways of Unpinning a Butterfly by Serious Black reviews
[REPOST. Post GoF, Cho POV] In which Cho Chang denies she is in denial, but cops to the occasional cig in the Prefects' bathroom. Also: Harry Potter's untied trainers, Weili Chang (age 6), and The Day It Started Getting Better.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,496 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 33 - Published: 2/12/2004 - Cho C., Harry P.
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Granny's Watching reviews
After hearing about the late night activities of a customer’s daughter, Pinako becomes slightly paranoid about Edward and Winry. Is there something going on or is she imagining it all? EdWin.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,867 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 303 - Follows: 30 - Published: 4/17/2006 - Edward E., Winry R. - Complete
Making Coffee reviews
Set after WAITING IN THE WINGS. Cordelia wonders why Angel seems so gloomy.
Angel - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 859 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/10/2004 - Published: 5/24/2004 - Cordelia C., Angel - Complete