Ballerina Terminator
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Joined 01-02-01, id: 33538, Profile Updated: 07-16-15
Author has written 12 stories for Inception, and Avengers.

I've hit my 30th year. I am the proudest member of the Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of '08. I've just married my very best friend in the whole world.

My screen name is an nod to Summer Glau in the Terminator TV show. That's when I decided that I wanted to grow up to be a ballerina terminator. I've got the terminator qualifications down, as I've been 15 years in martial arts, but I should have listened to my mother when she told me that I didn't have to give up ballet for the martial arts. I thought at the time that ballet was too girly (going through my high school tom-boy faze), but now I realize that getting to be very good at ballet is infinitely more hardcore. No, really, it is. Also, I was in college before I embraced the whole "My being able to do a pirouette doesn't reduce my ability to perform a good roundhouse kick" philosophy. (Not that I would do something as inefficient as a roundhouse kick in an actual fight.)

And in recent news: I have a kid! (No one stopped us... ) ;-)

A few random insights into me:

I love color in my jewelry: gold, rubies, sapphires, emeralds. Silver, platinum, and diamonds I find a bit boring.

It is hard to make me really, very angry, but once I am, I find it difficult to forgive.

I enjoy it when people notice that I smile all of the time.

I have danced on broken, bleeding, blistered, cramping, and swollen feet. I always, always want to dance, even when I am no good.

I love the smell of rain.

Terry Pratchett writes as though he has a direct line into my soul.

I didn’t know that I liked pumpkin flavoring until I was 24.

I want to get into a proper fight to prove to myself that I am as good a fighter as I hope I am.

I love babies, even grumpy, crying babies.

I like really good murder mystery stories. I love it when I am genuinely terrified by a good book.

I don't like romance for the sake of romance, but when it is really well done in the subplot, I love it.

I could be good at math if I cared about it more.

Desmond Tutu is to me what I would like to be for others: what the love of Jesus must be.

I love words and how two words that mean basically the same thing can have wildly different connotations and how the right words used together can change nearly anything.

I get very cold very easily. I can wear sweaters in the middle of Texas summers. (Not for Summer 2011. It is one of the hottest summers on record.)

I am an unabashed Brony! I feel a deep connection to Pinkie Pie.

If you care to see my preferences in ships, they are as follows:

*Harry Potter

Ron/Hermione - If you can't tell that it's COMPLETELY obvious, then we simply aren't reading the same Harry Potter series

Harry/Ginny - Far less obvious than R/H, but it's the one I'm hoping for. I see the subtle hints.

Note Added 8/05: God, it's good to be right.

*Teen Titans

Beast Boy/Raven - My favorite Teen Titans pairing, period. The more I think about it, the more I like it.

Robin/Starfire - Peticularly hard to miss. Kinda cute, actually.

Cyborg/Jinx - This would just be cool, in my humble opinion. No actual canon basis.


Shawn/Juliet -I've seen this coming for a long time. I'm glad they're developing the relationship.

*Doctor Who

Doctor/Rose- I love Rose. I love the Doctor. I love the warm and fuzzy feeling I get when they love each other.

Note added 08/08: I told you Rose was coming back! I told you all! They said I was crazy! They said I was stuck in the denial phase of grief! To all of you who shook your heads sadly when I stubbornly refused to believe that Rose was gone: HA! I told you!! Mwahahaha!

*Star Trek: All of them

Worf/ Jadzia Dax - He's so serious, and she nearly always looks as though she's on the verge of a laugh. I love it.

Tom/ B'Elanna -They're really sweet, but they act like a real couple. Yes, I liked Voyager.

Spock/Uhura - Took me rather by surprise in the new movie, but on reflection, I like it more and more all the time


Ariadne/Arthur - All started by the most cleverly stolen kiss of all time. Ever.


Tony/Ziva - I just knocked out seasons 1-8 in a couple of months, and I got to say, just kiss already. Srsly, screw rule 12.


Natasha/Clint - So, one of my top ten all time favorite movies before the credits even rolled, and it has a lot to do with these two. Their relationship wasn't even a sub-plot, or a sub-sub-plot, but all of the very subtle interactions between the two spoke such VOLUMES to me, I have neglected my current story a bit to really enjoy the shipping-high that I'm getting off of these two.

5/1/15- oh, God, that hurt. So, so bad...

Characters I love to hate:

Terra of Teen Titans- I have a few choice words about her that cause my profile to require a rather high rating. Besides that whole traitor thing, a friend of mine and I came to the realization that she's actually a Mary Sue. We had been talking about Mary Sues and then we branched off into Teen Titans, then suddenly it dawned on me that Terra is just a Sue. If you don't believe me, go check a Mary Sue Litmus Test. There are tons all over the internet.

Professor Umbridge - This woman is just fun to hate. Actually, I think that was the point of her to a certain extent. Bureaucratic and paranoid in the extreme. McCarthian-like people are the kind that you just feel would benefit from being slapped around.

Twilight. All of it. - To the teenager girls of the world, repeat after me: "Codependency does NOT make for a healthy relationship. It is to be idolized." Also, "Emotional blackmail does not make for a healthy friendship." Also, "Female characters lacking in self-respect are not healthy role-models."

A quote to leave you with:

"A woman who is not a fool is dangerous." -Nero Wolfe The Silent Speaker, by: Rex Stout

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Not Exactly a Balcony by Dusk4224 reviews
Description: A 16 year old Dipper Pines returns to Gravity Falls one summer to find something strange on the roof of the Mystery Shack. Parings: Wendip. So much Wendip, overwhelming levels of Wendip.
Gravity Falls - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,374 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/5/2016 - Dipper P., Mabel P., Wendy - Complete
Christmas with a Corduroy by SuperGroverAway reviews
For the first time in as long as she can remember, Wendy doesn't have to spend the end of December out in the woods doing the usual annual survival training with her family. The twins have invited her down to Piedmont so their friend can finally have the first genuine Christmas of her life. However, it seems that not everyone is happy to have a tomboy over for the holidays.
Gravity Falls - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 35,233 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 11/19/2016 - Published: 11/16/2015 - Dipper P., Mabel P., Wendy, Mom Pines - Complete
Lessons Learned by ddp456 reviews
While playing with the Pines twins, Wendy is caught off-guard and kidnapped by three mysterious figures, who wish to obtain the location of a certain treasure from her, no matter what the cost. Can Wendy outwit her captors, or will Dipper and Mabel hurry to her rescue? Written in part for Wendip Week #2. Extra special thanks to DeadSNESproject88 for the cover.
Gravity Falls - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,845 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/30/2016 - Dipper P., Mabel P., Wendy - Complete
Falling by penvision reviews
a missing scene/continuation of episode 6 FZZT. every time Fitz closes his eyes he sees her fall.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 885 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/6/2013 - J. Simmons, L. Fitz - Complete
Until My Casket Drops by BettyBackInTheDay reviews
Rarely did the Black Widow wake to the sound of hospital equipment. It was even more rare for the equipment to be working to keep her alive. The ever-vigilant Hawkeye keeps watch over her. A short BlackHawk story.
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,894 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/2/2013 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Assumptions by angel-death-dealer reviews
"They're sleeping together," Tony decided loudly one morning, as his hangover saw him eaten cereal that Steve passed him in last nights shirt, his boxers and his sunglasses.
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,372 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 1,332 - Follows: 152 - Published: 5/15/2012 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Wednesday by rollingplains reviews
It's not like they gave him a handshake and a hug for bringing her on board. T for salty language. Black Widow/Hawkeye UST
Avengers - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 882 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/12/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Black Widow/Natasha R. - Complete
Breathe You In by DancingintheRain131 reviews
Eames forges into Arthur in a dream to get Ariadne to admit her feelings for Arthur. What happens when the real Arthur decides to show up?
Inception - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 21,400 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 3/3/2012 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Arthur, Ariadne
You Got To Sit On Donna! by thelandofthenutty reviews
“Your going to continue now like you didn’t just wig out and have me call the chicken fighter to make sure I hadn’t squashed her with my girth?” “I was going to, yeah.” a conversation between Matt Santos and Josh Lyman- J/D
West Wing - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,245 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/24/2008 - Donna M., Josh L. - Complete
Demon Hunters by snaptdragon reviews
Evil is evil no matter what form it takes, no matter what guise it wears. Demon Hunters come to Jump City looking for Raven. Can the Teen Titans protect her? [Complete]
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 31,822 - Reviews: 509 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 8/17/2005 - Published: 12/7/2004 - Raven, Beast Boy - Complete
Drink Me by lily22 reviews
Sam Vimes Jr. complains about Vetinari.
Discworld - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 758 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/6/2005
A Mary Sue Alphabet by Irony-chan reviews
A's for Amanda Our hero's twin sister Got lost as a baby and Gosh, how he missed her...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 2745 - Favs: 6,800 - Follows: 497 - Published: 1/12/2005 - Complete
Duplomatic by Sleeping Bag reviews
Alternate Title: Ravens, Ravens, Everywhere. Raven is accidentally duplicated, but the duplicates don't seem to be EXACTLY like her...Early chapters are kind of funny, but drama & suspense will show up in later ones. Rated for safety.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,434 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/8/2004 - Published: 11/28/2004
Tea With Terra by The Sage of Story reviews
Raven and Terra visit the local depressing cafe for a little "bonding" over herbal tea. Little does Terra know, it's open mic...and EVERYONE wants to share. Conclusion of Mint Dragon's "Tea With Terra: Prelude to Torture!"
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,516 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/24/2004
Payback by Mint Dragon reviews
Raven and Beast Boy are tired of watching Robin and Starfire deny their feelings for each other, so what better to do than get them back with the same stunt that was pulled on them? Payback is sweet... RavenBeast Boy, RobinStarfire. Rated for adult situat
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,403 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 6/2/2004 - Published: 2/7/2004
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The Number reviews
The lives of SHIELD agents are filled with secrets and intrigue. Before long, you start to see it everywhere.
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,497 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 4/24/2014 - Published: 2/28/2013 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Murder in Cerulean Blue reviews
Just as things are beginning to settle down, a murder interrupts the peace, and whether she likes it or not, Ariadne is caught up in the middle of it. A sequel to "Denial in E-Minor"
Inception - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 4 - Words: 25,568 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 4/6/2014 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Ariadne, Arthur
The Monster reviews
After the Battle of New York, Natasha decides that she needs to have one more little chat with Loki.
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,062 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/18/2014 - Loki, Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Counter-Offensive reviews
After an attack that has left Natasha wounded, Clint makes it his personal mission to make sure the threat is neutralized. *Follow-Up to my story "The Invasion."*
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,381 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/15/2014 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Invasion reviews
When they are suddenly besieged by complications in their work, Clint and Natasha are each left with questions that they don't know how to answer. The serenity that was there was hard-won and treasured, so how did it start to slip away?
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,482 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 4/19/2013 - Published: 3/17/2013 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Black Widow/Natasha R., Agent Phil Coulson - Complete
The Chatter reviews
Sometimes, you discover that you can still learn new things about the people you are closest to, and they, in turn, can still learn new things about you.
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,635 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Hoodie reviews
Contemplations on the ownership of an article of clothing.
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/5/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Black Widow/Natasha R. - Complete
The Fools reviews
Clint talks Natasha into going on one of the most hazardous missions of their careers.
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,587 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/21/2012 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Stakeout reviews
A friendship is built up of many small moments in time. This is just one of those moments.
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 763 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Published: 11/7/2012 - Hawkeye/Clint B., Black Widow/Natasha R. - Complete
The Trial reviews
Clint Barton was the first person to believe in giving Natasha Romanoff another chance in life, but he was not alone for long.
Avengers - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,216 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 9/2/2012 - Published: 7/19/2012 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
The Ledger reviews
Hawkeye was sent to kill a killer. What made him decide that another call was the right one?
Avengers - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,194 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 12 - Published: 5/20/2012 - Black Widow/Natasha R., Hawkeye/Clint B. - Complete
Denial in E minor reviews
Cobb is out of the business, but for Ariadne, shared dreaming is hard to give up. The team from the Fischer job decides to stay together, but as Arthur and Ariadne's relationship begins to develop, it becomes apparent that someone's in denial...
Inception - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 58,795 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 223 - Follows: 96 - Updated: 2/14/2012 - Published: 11/1/2010 - Ariadne, Arthur - Complete