yunalesca78
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Joined 01-06-03, id: 322247
Author has written 6 stories for Final Fantasy X, Mario, and Final Fantasy VIII.
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I am Yunalesca, keeper of the final aeon. I like salmon, cheese, and bananas. The Coven will rule the world using these seemingly harmless items. Be afraid. You are not safe. We are coming for you.

I live in Oklahoma. As I celebrate my twenty-fifth year upon this mortal coil, the temperature climbs steadily into the triple digits. I look upon the summer months with fearful loathing, for I am an ice elemental surrounded by the blazing fires of hell. I want to live in Zanarkand, where it is cooler, and where normal clothing may be worn without fear of melting.

I am the fourth member of that fearsome institution known as the Coven. We reign supreme over this land of dreams and imagination. Do you have the courage to challenge our might? We are Refugee, Pierson, Rin, nakigoe-chan, and yunalesca78, and we challenge thee to e-mail us!

...And now, back to sanity. Sort of. ^_~

Thanks to all of you who have put me on your Favorite Authors list. There are getting to be too many of you to list (thirteen of you, to be precise), but I love you all. Hugs!

I am now working on three ongoing fics, as I am less than sane. They are the following:

Final Fantasy X: Apocalypse
The attempt to destroy Yu Yevon has failed, and Seymour has become Sin. Can Dona, Isaaru, and the rest of the survivors find another way to defeat Sin forever, before it's too late? My first AU fic, and my pet project.

The Final Summoning
The story of Lord Braska's pilgrimage, in his own words. It's in first-person narrative. I'm a sick, sick woman.

Reflections
The cast of FFX reflect on various events in their lives. Main focus is on the lesser-known characters, although some of the well-known ones make a few appearances, too. My first fic.

COMPLETED WORKS

Memorial
On FictionPress.net, my poem about the Oklahoma City National Memorial. Dedicated to my mom. Find the correctly formatted version on my website.
http://babyborg.homestead.com/memorial.html

The Accidental Conqueror
Only Laguna Loire could take over the world by accident. Spoof on the classic 'Twas the Night before Christmas. Whimsical and fun. My answer to the Challenge of the Coven.

Change of Heart
What was going through Squall's mind on the Ragnarok, before he decided to go back and rescue Rinoa from the Sorceress Memorial? A brief, highly angsty Squinoa.

Extra! Extra! Read All about It!
No restaurant is safe when a herd of hungry Yoshis comes rampaging through the land. Article from the Chocolate Tribune. I wrote this seven or eight years ago as a high school creative writing assignment, before I even knew what fan fiction was. I got an A on that assignment. ^_^

PLANNED WORKS

To Save a World [tentative title]
The story of Yunalesca's past--her escape from Zanarkand and her quest to defeat Sin.

[untitled--prequel to The Final Summoning]
Braska's life before he became a summoner. It'll probably be a big one, so I'm not starting it until I finish The Final Summoning. Inspired by that little conversation Rin and Tidus have on the airship, right before the battle with Sin.

[untitled--sequel to FFX: Apocalypse]
I know it's a bit early to even think about this, but you have to admit, it's an intriguing idea. For obvious reasons, I'll start it after I finish Apocalypse.

Yup, I'm a busy girl with masochistic tendencies. I love my life. ^_^

And now for a shameless plug...

Promise of a Dream, the newest tri-collaboration by the Coven, is now available for your reading pleasure. Refugee, Rin, and I are now responsible for turning the plot of FFX on its ear. Find it on The Coven's profile page. Enjoy!
http://www.fanfiction.net/profile.php?userid=369243

RECOMMENDATIONS more to be added

Pierson
Current works include Echoes of the Past, and Fifty Days. A great man.
Rin
Fellow Auron addict and terrific writer. Able to create kick-butt OC's who are NOT Mary Sues. See Unintentional.
Refugee
Loyal Knight and author of Knight of Spira and its sequel.
nakigoe-chan
The Coven's newest member, and the one who introduced me to the anime Noir. A lovely and talented writer.
Ashbear
The queen of the FFVIII area. Start with Crimson Lies and go from there...then give yourself a shock by reading First Contact.
Apple Pie
Author of the most beautiful Selvine I've seen yet. She also did a short FFVIII piece with a pairing you never see. What pairing? Find out for yourself. ^_^
The Angel of the Lion
Songs of Yesterday=Squinoa goodness!
Angel of the Faith
Excellently written post-FFX piece called Final Fantasy X: Journey and its sequel, Return of Light. Bring tissues, though.

"It's time for this rambling thing to end--
I'm off to bed, my sanity to mend."
~Yunalesca78--2003~

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Somewhere In Between by Ashbear and Wayward reviews
Squall & Rinoa – What would happen if the hero were to fail? What if there wasn't a happily ever after, just an 'ever after' A minute too late; a minute that would haunt him forever. Seven years she lay frozen in time and he stayed frozen in his heart.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 174,077 - Reviews: 1668 - Favs: 636 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 8/12/2008 - Published: 8/2/2002 - Rinoa H., Squall L.
The Dying of the Light by nakigoe-chan reviews
What if Ultimecia WON? Rinoa fights her own dark power - and her connection to her destroyer - as Squall struggles through the underworld to save the girl he loves but can't remember. [Sq/R, Se/Q]
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 45,000 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 1/30/2006 - Published: 12/13/2002
Hey, Green Eyes by blackberet reviews
An Al Bhed free agent gets more than she bargains for when she's signed by the Aurochs to play in the next blitzball tournament. Will she be able to come to terms with her past and become a blitz ace--in a world where she's the only one with green eyes?
Final Fantasy X - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 98,362 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/5/2003 - Published: 6/8/2003
Evanesce by Zoheret and Dove reviews
It's a poem about what was going on inside Yuna's mind at the end of FFX. Spoilers if you haven't beaten the game! R/R
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 389 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/23/2003
Darkness Falls by Cobray reviews
*COMPLETE and alternate ending uploaded* Aurikku. Unsent and alone among Spirans, Rikku needs a reason to remain among the living. Will she be able to find solace with a certain ex-monk, or is the pull of the Farplane too great?
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 71,601 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/17/2003 - Published: 2/11/2003 - Complete
Something Happens In My Heart by Apple Pie reviews
When two girls fall in love with the same guy... when a little girl has to fulfull her mother's last wish... when two best friends have something happening in their hearts... An IrvineSelphie story.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 78,945 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 6/8/2003 - Published: 6/3/2002 - Irvine K., Selphie T.
Many Years Have Passed by crystaleyes reviews
-HIATUS for editing- Five hundred years before FFX, Sin is more vicious then ever-- follow the journey of the only ones who can stop it....
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 28,465 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 5 - Updated: 6/4/2003 - Published: 1/12/2003
Persistance of Vision by Noacat reviews
A collection of poems dealing with characters from Final Fantasy 7,8, and 10.
Final Fantasy X-overs - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,573 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/2/2003 - Published: 5/10/2003 - Complete
All By Myself by Griever5 reviews
pls pls read and review this! it's my first fic. consructive critisism is welcomed.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,750 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/12/2003
Bring Me To Life by The Angel of the Lion reviews
Songfic to Bring Me To Life by Evanescence. Squall comes to terms with his true feelings when faced with losing Rinoa.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,921 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/3/2003
Out of the Mist: Rydia's Story by seventhe reviews
Rydia has grown to be one of the most-loved characters from FF. But what really happened to everyone's favorite green-haired summoner? This is the story of Rydia: before, during, and after the events of the War of the Crystals... [Completed]
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 19 - Words: 70,220 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/17/2003 - Published: 1/6/2003 - Complete
Bloody Dawn by NightFadesFast reviews
Celes Chere: a confusing mix of sensitivity and brutality, love and hate, human and monster. This story, the second in my series of FF6 one-shots, explores the thoughts, feelings, and logic behind her betrayal of the Empire.
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,360 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Published: 1/16/2003
Otherworld by BlitheringBard reviews
Auron ... during his ten years in the Zanarkand of Spira's past ... the otherworld it takes you ... you ready? [complete]
Final Fantasy X - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 31 - Words: 66,258 - Reviews: 240 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/31/2002 - Published: 2/25/2002 - Complete
Stream of Consciousness (during thunder) by SpazKit reviews
Strange thougts of Rikku during an altered Thunder Plains scene. So very.... weird.
Final Fantasy X - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,805 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/20/2002 - Published: 4/19/2002
Final Fantasy X: Summarized! by Spanner reviews
A quick 'n dirty rundown of the events of Final Fantasy X...
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,140 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/3/2002
Opening your eyes by SpazKit reviews
What would it be like to awaken beside Auron?
Final Fantasy X - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,523 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/15/2002
Sorted Laundry by Wayward Tempest reviews
The Balamb Garden laundry room, a place feared by her inhabitants. Everyone has their stories.(Chapter four, dried in the sunshine) COMPLETE
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,151 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 71 - Updated: 1/22/2002 - Published: 9/3/2001 - Complete
First Contact by Ashbear reviews
[Quistis and Seifer] This was a silly little story I thought of one day. It's worth a look if you enjoy strange humor and embarrassing situations. My husband still couldn't believe I did this! Trust me, it's nothing like anything else I have ever done.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,082 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 5 - Published: 5/10/2001 - Quistis T., Seifer A. - Complete
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Final Fantasy X: Apocalypse reviews
The attempt to defeat Yu Yevon has failed, and Seymour has become Sin. Can Dona, Isaaru, and the rest of the survivors find a way to stop Sin before it's too late? All reviews welcome. *Uploaded Chapter 6: Old Rivals*
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,277 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/28/2003 - Published: 5/28/2003
The Accidental Conqueror reviews
Laguna accidentally takes over the world in this parody of the classic 'Twas the Night before Christmas. Will you accept the Challenge?
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 643 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/25/2003
The Final Summoning reviews
The story of Lord Braska's pilgrimage, told in his own words. PG for later violence and mild swearing. R&R's much appreciated! *Uploaded Chapter 6: The Shoopuf Incident. YES!*
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,566 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/14/2003 - Published: 4/2/2003
Reflections reviews
The inner musings of various FFX characters. Spoilers abound. All reviews welcome! *Uploaded Chapter 6: Auron*
Final Fantasy X - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,519 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 5/23/2003 - Published: 1/6/2003
Change of Heart reviews
"For the first time in my life, I care enough to die for someone--for her." Short, highly angsty Squinoa.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 869 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/8/2003
Extra! Extra! Read All About It! reviews
No restaurant is safe when a herd of hungry Yoshis comes raging through the land! Article from the Chocolate Tribune. *R&R's welcome!*
Mario - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 921 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 4/20/2003