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Author has written 10 stories for Final Fantasy VIII.

I graduated with a dual bachellor's degree in Economics and Latin. With that said, I'm almost annoyingly detail oriented and I am well versed in the Latin language. I notice many tend to use it in stories and if anyone wants help getting everything right when using it (or with other aspects in writing), just ask. I have experience teaching and my career has a strong focus on professional coaching, so I am perfectly happy to beta read for anyone.

Enjoy reading and writing. The critical survey of artistic thought and nuance in many venues has always been of interest to me. Increasingly the entertainment and the occasionally raw creative beauty featured in some videogames have surpassed many of my critical reverences to other media, though I appreciate and attempt to draw influences for my emulation from all that I am familiar.

Tell me what you think of my works, if you wish, even the old ones; I tend to go back and revise often. I'll return the favor.

Story statuses and synopses:

(Complete) What We Scientists Like to Call - Cross between a Monty Python sketch show and a police procedural, with plenty of inspiration from the former. Seifer returns to Garden and is given the task of heading security and discipline. Evaluating staff and students are part of his new job and his first task is to determine if Instructor Trepe is fit for her position. Seiftis undertones, but they never get too far. A sequel may be coming shortly to rectify that, should there be interest.

(Complete) Concrete Angel - My attempt to relate the burden of Rinoa becoming a sorceress with the use of the eponymous song and without the use of any names. It's sad. Not much else to say, except that I hope you find it moving.

(Complete) Albedo - Judge and jury await Seifer in time compression. He has neither defense nor advocate.

(Complete) Past Tense, Perfect Tense - Quistis stumbles upon Seifer's dorm before all of his personal items are scheduled to be taken away upon his death. She thinks on what he meant to her in looking at his belongings before they are gone.

(Complete) Everyone Comes to Almasy's - Galbadia has subjugated half the world and has finally compelled Esthar to war against it. Anyone on the mega-continent, however, has only one hope of escape: Dollet. There you can find human liberty, for a price. Rinoa and Squall must pay Seifer for theirs. Based on a classic film.

(Complete) The Void Which Bound - Garden and SeeD life is crumbling after their purpose has been served. The fated children are lost and cannot find their way after losing their own and their source of strength. Probably the saddest piece I've ever written.

(Complete) If You Looked Just Right - An outsiders view of the madness and aftermath of surviving on the losing side of a war that took everything from you, just because he tried to protect it.

(In Progress) In The End - Months after the final battle with Ultimecia, Selphie searches for Seifer, hoping to find him before Galbadia does.

(In Progress) An Unwanted Need - Years after Ultimecia's defeat, Quistis and Seifer are both Garden instructors - and close friends. When she comes to him for help preparing for a mission, it ends up sending their relationship into an unwanted spiral.

(In Progress) Clinical - The University of Deling Health System is home to the world's finest general surgeon. His services are needed by a famous SeeD, who must protect her identity, find out what is wrong with her, and correct it. But her intentions aren't only for self-preservation, for she isn't the only one hiding something.

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Destiny Awaits by Quistis88 reviews
Seiftis. Chapter XVII: Quistis is on her way to a mission in Esthar and Seifer feels trapped, in all senses of the word, in her dorm room.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 58,847 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 7/15/2012 - Published: 11/2/2002 - Quistis T., Seifer A.
I Hate Everything About You by Wench of Diablos reviews
Revised. Co-written with Pod Sara. In exchange for helping Selphie start a Student Activities center at Garden, Seifer is given his freedom and a second chance to get things right.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 60,721 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 4/14/2012 - Published: 7/3/2008 - Seifer A., Selphie T.
Ohana by fluffy pantoufle reviews
Ohana means family. And family means that no one gets left behind, or forgotten. A conversation between Seifer and Quistis involving grades, weddings, second chances, and unearthed memories. Rated T for language.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,669 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/23/2010 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Thunder in their Hearts by Aurenare reviews
Quistis, Seifer and a moment lost in time at the Secret Area. Pre-game, pre-lot of things...
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,322 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Published: 6/11/2010 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Far Away from the Memories by Tairako reviews
Sometimes you find memories of the past in the places you least expected. Even then, you shouldn't let them get away. No pairings. Rated solely for a few bad words of Seifer's.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,704 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/26/2007 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
The Salt Flats by Gerald Tarrant reviews
Three years after time compression, Quistis Trepe returns to Esthar. SeiferQuistis.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,232 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/8/2007 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
TwentyFourSeven by Moomba reviews
An unwanted visitor in the middle of the night leads to conversations on the past, present and future. COMPLETED - or is it?
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,072 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Published: 7/28/2003 - Complete
It Comes In a Whisper by Asphalt Angel reviews
Angsty, post-game Seiftis told from Quistis' POV... R&R is absolutely adored
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,459 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 12 - Published: 7/2/2003 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Isle of the Crescent Moon by Ms Starlight reviews
When a body washes up on the Centran shore, Quistis and Seifer are sent off on a mission that pits them against a deadly monster on an isolated, tropical island. Quistis/Seifer. Revised 8/09.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 78,947 - Reviews: 265 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/27/2003 - Published: 6/5/2002 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Balamb Garden's Yuletide Vacation by selfappointed stabmeisters reviews
Every SeeD and student of Balamb Garden loved the Yuletide season a lot, except two young men who strangely did not. This is the story of those two young men and their friends and how they all came to learn what the holiday season is really about. DONE!!
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 98,682 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 34 - Updated: 1/25/2003 - Published: 12/1/2002
Jack of Hearts by PinkStarz reviews
On Selphie's daily routine of annoying Squall, the two of them stumble on a secret relationship between two people that they never would have thought to see together. Now their goal is to use this valuable piece of information to their own gain.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 13,046 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 8/12/2002 - Published: 3/25/2002
Fallen Embers by Ms Starlight reviews
Seifer has a bounty on his head, and Quistis tracks him into the snowy mountains of Trabia Finished!
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 68,723 - Reviews: 362 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/10/2002 - Published: 12/2/2001 - Seifer A., Quistis T. - Complete
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In The End reviews
Accepting a destiny of greatness and never faltering in her belief that despite appearances to the contrary on far too many occasions, Selphie always felt everything would be all right in the end. She doubts now. The end is over, and all is not right.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,434 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/13/2013 - Published: 11/3/2011 - Seifer A., Selphie T.
Clinical reviews
The world's finest surgeon's services are needed by an elite SeeD, who must protect her identity, find out what is wrong with her, and correct it. But her intentions aren't only for self-preservation, for she isn't the only one hiding something.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,709 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/9/2013 - Published: 1/25/2012 - Quistis T.
An Unwanted Need reviews
"Seifer. I need you." With those words she broke the silent agreement of a long-standing friendship. Quistis tries to prepare for the needs of a mission and finds that she wants more than she needs.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 35,626 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 4/29/2013 - Published: 11/15/2011 - Quistis T., Seifer A.
If You Looked Just Right
"In the generations of our ancestors, they wondered at many things. I wonder; what now? And no wonder comes..." If you looked just right, you wouldn't know what you saw, but you might wonder.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 673 - Published: 11/7/2012 - Seifer A. - Complete
The Void Which Bound reviews
When you bring out the worst in those who bring out the best in you, things fall apart. I watch the dreams of hundreds crumble under the answered prayers of millions. I'm living in someone else's dream and I don't deserve to. It's crushing me.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,818 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/22/2011 - Squall L. - Complete
Everyone Comes to Almasy's reviews
Dollet is the only place in Galbadia where one can buy freedom, for a price. People try with their fealty, hatred, love, money, and wits to leave the war-ravaged continent. It isn't easy for Squall and Rinoa when they must go through Seifer Almasy.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 14 - Words: 30,833 - Reviews: 12 - Updated: 12/12/2011 - Published: 7/25/2003 - Seifer A., Rinoa H. - Complete
Past Tense, Perfect Tense reviews
Quistis ruminates her biggest failure in the room where he used to live, before all traces of him are gone. Three-shot. Complete.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,916 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/25/2011 - Published: 10/13/2011 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
Albedo reviews
Some men light cannot touch and darkness cannot embrace, but reflection and shadow will always grant them judgment. One man's reckoning in a place where neither light nor darkness let him see. Oneshot perhaps to be made into vignettes.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 822 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/29/2006 - Seifer A., Squall L. - Complete
Concrete Angel reviews
One-shot songfic of a certain tragedy of fate. Revised with the author's heartfelt thanks.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,160 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 6/11/2004 - Published: 7/14/2003 - Complete
What We Scientists Like to Call reviews
FINISHED! Seifer's back and is reinstated as the head of security and discipline. His first task is to evaluate Ms. Trepe and class. A SEIFTIS? Maybe…
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 33,273 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/29/2004 - Published: 6/9/2003 - Seifer A., Quistis T. - Complete