Arkenn
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Joined 12-29-11, id: 3577385, Profile Updated: 03-04-16
Author has written 10 stories for RWBY, Knights of Sidonia/シドニアの騎士, and Steven Universe.

HEY THERE IS A POLL UP THERE AND YOU SHOULD VOTE IN IT:

In all seriousness, it's very useful for me to have some sort of feedback on specific elements of the story. I need to know how you all feel about the characters, how things are progressing, so on. If you don't mind clicking a box or two and submitting your answer, that would be a great help to me.

Anyways, I'm a Canadian University student so I don't have a lot of time to write, but I get stuff out there when I do. Expect most updates to land on Fridays, to coincide with Reddit's fanfiction masterpost updates as well as a natural writing time in my schedule.

For those of you interested in what Hauteclaire looks like from 'The Woodcutter's Axe', here is a temporary reference:

Below here is a list of useful links, go ahead and use them if you want!


For those of you interested in stats for RWBY, some analysis of the world in general, I have some good links for you! I'll update this as I come across more interesting data.

There is a three part series by Reddit User GreatWyrmGold on the nature of Grimm as a threat in RWBY.

  • Establishing information
  • Statistical inferrence
  • Counterpoints
  • It's a good read, and I would recommend it for anyone doing a fic that has a lot to do with Grimm or their role in Remnant. I certainly have read it and believe them to be well though out arguments about the place of Grimm in a narrative in RWBY.

    Another piece is a map analysis by Wiki user Shadow at Morning. Be warned, (s)he/they get very in depth with their analysis, but the entire thing is worth a read. It puts into perspective just how large the Kingdoms are (in terms of the cities).

  • Shadow At Morning's cartographic analysis
  • A little function I use in order to generally come up with a number of Grimm 't' after 'n' years of an initial group of 's' is as follows;

    t = s * (0.985*n)

    This gives a pretty good distribution curve if you use some big numbers. In a (t, n) format, some notable numbers remaining of 12 million Grimm are as follows:

    (1, 11.8m), (10, 10.3m), (50, 5.64m), (100, 2.6m), (300, 128k), (700, 305), and after 1000 years the number of Grimm remaining is 7. It's a very small percentage of 12 million, but the breakdown makes sense to me even without any adjustments for things like survival going up over the years (300) or the fact that mortality would be very high in the first few years.

    I'm using this in Howling at the Moon because Grimm are sort of important in that story and age plays a big role in Grimm psyche. This formula isn't exact by any measure, but it's what I'm using to assume the population spread of Grimm among ages.

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    Sweet Dreams by ScottishMongol reviews
    Yang, Blake, and Neo are all familiar with nightmares. Luckily, they'll always have each other when they wake up. Just three fluffy Blaked Alaska oneshots.
    RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,690 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 3/11 - Published: 3/9 - [Yang Xiao Long, Neo, Blake Belladonna] - Complete
    The Duel by Simply Christian reviews
    It began when Yang Xiao Long struck Weiss Schnee, and the heiress took that as a challenge, one she eagerly accepted. The time: now. The location: here. The weapon…
    RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,313 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, Yang Xiao Long - Complete
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    Echoes of the Moon reviews
    Grimm march north from the south into the Skoll woods to renew their invasion of Vale, while Atlesian mechanical might pushes down from the north to meet them. In the middle travels the newly-departed team RNJR making a break for the Eastern coast, as well as a town that had managed to escape conflicts for over a decade.
    RWBY - Rated: T - English - Horror/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 893 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/13
    The Woodcutter's Axe reviews
    When Ruby led Yang to Summer's grave when they were both young, they didn't expect that it would be the last time they'd see each other for years. Ruby returns to Vale a decade later to try and become that which she dreamed of being when she was just a kid - a Huntress. She bears with her not a signature scythe, but an axe of steel, and memories to last a lifetime.
    RWBY - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 25,820 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 5/30 - Published: 3/1 - Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, Yang Xiao Long
    Lady of the Lake reviews
    Velvet knew that it wasn't the waves which drew Coco back to the lake every few months. All the members of Team CFVY knew that there were complicated reasons for their leader to return to the place she nearly drowned so long ago. So Velvet follows the girl she loves to the lakeside where an old cabin sits, and wishes that Coco might return unharmed by the time morning comes.
    RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,291 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/21 - [Coco, Velvet Scarlatina]
    Howling at the Moon reviews
    Young Grimm are reckless, Old Grimm are cautious, Ancient Grimm learn. The White Wolf among beowolves has lived its life in fear of the creations of man, and now has a chance to learn of the properties of dust, blade, and machines. This is the story about the learnings of a beast, not the triumphs of man. Now updated with Ending #2.
    RWBY - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 32 - Words: 117,236 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 253 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 2/8 - Published: 11/9/2014 - Ruby Rose - Complete
    The Writing on the Wall reviews
    Cinder finds herself floating on the surface of death when her carefully laid plans fall apart at the seams. She is no longer in control of even her own mortality as she finds herself being quietly and deliberately mauled by some monster. Her consciousness remains to taunt her in these final moments, even as a Beast of Grimm puts a fine point on the list of her accomplishments.
    RWBY - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 849 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/6 - Complete
    Echoes of the Howl reviews
    These are chapters of 'Howling at the Moon' which were ultimately scrapped. Any ones which I replace or wholly remove will be put in here for posterity. In case the chapter naming is weird, each bunch is a 'version' of written events. First chunk: First Gen. Second Chunk: Second Gen.
    RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 17 - Words: 53,295 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/4 - Published: 1/13/2015
    In a Mountain's Heart reviews
    Ruby has searched high and low for an old friend lost in battle. She stands atop a chilly peak looking into the maw of a mountain and wonders whether or not she has the strength to continue. She pushes on, broken and tired, unknowing of what will await her at the end of the line. (Oneshot)
    RWBY - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,646 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/17 - Ruby Rose - Complete
    Adventure, Three Times a Week!
    Connie gets a chance to see little chunks of the world that she normally wouldn't be able to, allowing her to flex her newly developed swordplay. It will mean danger, suspense, surprise... And of course the adventure that we all want, but few really get the chance to go on. A light-hearted and Connie-centric series.
    Steven Universe - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 639 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/19/2015
    An Old tin Can
    (Microfic) Sometimes the dreams of the old and lost are the backdrop to an even greater adventure...
    Knights of Sidonia/シドニアの騎士 - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 653 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/5/2015 - Complete
    Untitled RWBY Drabble
    Writing this to get the RWBY out of my system so I can focus on my OW. Might poke this once in a while when I get stuck but since I don't see much of a plot to keep with I'm probably going to leave it as-is.
    RWBY - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,195 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/27/2014