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Poll: If (AND ONLY IF) Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai...WITH YOU! includes a lemon or lime, would you rather have it in the story itself as it continues the story or as a self contained one-shot so the T rating doesn't change to M? Should there even be a sex scene at all? Vote Now!
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Joined 03-04-12, id: 3784426, Profile Updated: 09-25-22
Author has written 5 stories for Samurai Champloo, Final Fantasy VII, and Devil May Cry.

Greetings everyone who has decided to come here, and well met! My real name is Destiny. And as of 2022, I'm 24. Feel free to ask me anything. I'm a pretty open book.

(My profile pic is my work-in-progress, full articulation, Mugen and Fuu dolls! Had to actually cut and style their hair. Still have to make a lot of details on them someday...like sewing Fuu's kimono in FTFES...WY and sew a baggier sleeved samue for Mugen.)

I can bet most of you who come here are the ones curious about my Samurai Champloo Fanfiction: Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai...WITH YOU?

As of May 20th, 2022, Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai...WITH YOU?! is now posted on Archives of Our Own with complete revamp of the first 5 chapters, as well as fanart for the story done my dear friend ShiroganeR! Because the story is new to this website, I would love any support you can give there, be it kudos, bookmarks, or comments as it may help bring in new readers!

Here is a link to ShiroganeR's profile on Deviantart! I'm sure he'd love your support!

Here is a link to my Samurai Champloo based Tumblr Blog. I am very sparse on social media, but I do have many cultural/Fuugen proof posts there, if you are interested.


Since 2012, I've been on and off Fanfiction, sometimes only posting one chapter for it a year. But then, in March of 2020, something hit me hard. After a conversation with my boyfriend about what my dreams for the future were, one of the biggest things that occurred to me, besides wanting to be a mother, is that I really wanted to get a novel published. It was at that moment that something else hit me: writing FTFES...WY? was the biggest loose end of my life.

This may sound strange... But, that Fanfiction has been a part of my life for a whole decade now. Sure, I wasn't writing it all the time, but it always stayed at the back of mind. And, sometimes I wonder what the hell kind of existential crisis I'm gonna go through when I actually finish and revise the whole damn thing.

I had originally started writing this at the age of 13, back in 2012, never expecting that it would amass such a large following. I learned so many invaluable lessons about storytelling from it, and also was given the confidence to share my writing with others (and boy the early chapters that aren't revised yet are baaad). At the start, my adolescent self wanted nothing more than a cutesy romance story that would fulfill my fangirl needs. But over the years, I saw what a travesty this was to the anime and to its complex characters, and have decided to implement more episodic plot points, more characters, and a development between Mugen and Fuu that would be realistic for them, as much as it is frustrating.

Before I can ever even attempt to write serious original material, I need to finish this story, and revise it as best as I'm able. Not just for all you wonderful readers and reviewers who patiently waited all these years and urged me on with such kindness, but also for myself. It will allow me to let go of my youth, but also give me something to look back on fondly,

Since that conversation that triggered me, 2020 AND 2021 have been extremely productive years. My most productive years in writing EVER, actually. I was probably one of the few people in the world who was happy during the Covid Pandemic...

In 2020, I've posted 9 new chapters, rewrote 4 old chapters written in 2015 and also posted an M-rated one-shot.

In 2021, I've posted 3 new chapters, and rewrote 11 old chapters originally written between 2012-2015

I am hoping 2022 will have similar productivity, despite my full time job at a Chinese Resturaunt. DX

I want to thank you so much, dear readers, for giving me such wonderful feedback and inspiration through the years. It helped not only carry me through these trying times, but made them very entertaining and fun!


Plans for Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai...WITH YOU?

Before I get into it, I have a Discord server dedicated to Samurai Champloo and this fanfiction, as well as just about random Japanese stuff. If you're interested, please send me a message! Lots of Japanese cultural info, character inspirations, chapter plans, sneak peaks, Samurai Champloo fanart etc. gets posted there!

Will it continue?

Yes. (Unless I die.)

How many new chapters are left?

Roughly 12. May seems like a lot but...there are few plot arcs remaining before the grand finale.

When will your next update be?

Huge apologies to all my readers who have been waiting. My boyfriend and I are moving to a new apartment and things have been hectic. Once we're settled in, and I can get a proper schedule in, I'll definitely be back to writing!

Chapter 50 A Song of Seasons will hopefully be posted by December, 30th 2022. Apologies for the long hiatus! Aside from moving, working and Halloween planning, was also working on rewriting the earliest chapters and crossposting to Ao3.

Are you revising your work?

Yes. Heavily.

Many chapters written when I was between the ages of 13-17 are abundant with bad writing, from skimpy plot, to syntax errors, to purple prose, to poor word choices. You name the mistake, and it's probably in there. I intend to completely rewrite them. So I am stuck between revising, but also writing new chapters.

What chapters are being rewritten?

As of now, the chapters that need the most heavy revisions are 12, and 20-32.

Everything else has been written or rewritten within the last couple of years. Though, even those few years saw some big improvement in my writing, so I'll probably go over everything someday.

When were your most recent updates?

Chapter 49 From Hell to Heaven was posted on February 1rst, 2022.

Chapter 48 The Path to Providence was posted on December 25th, 2021.

Chapter 47 Disgrace and Deliverance was posted on December 7th, 2021.

Chapter 46 Snow in Spring was posted on October 25th, 2021.

When were your most rewritten updates?

Prologues (AB) and Chapters 1-3 have been COMPLETELY overhauled and reposted on May 20th, 2022, adding nearly 30,000 words to the story.

Chapters 4-11 were also COMPLETELY overhauled and reposted on July 31rst, 2021, adding nearly 70,000 words to the story.

Rewritten ground up, these story arcs are basically all new episodes of the journey. They have tons more character development, cultural info and on a technical standpoint, I consider them some of my best written prose as of now.

I know many of you have messaged me on Tumblr, Fanfiction, and emails. If I haven't gotten back to you yet, please message me one more time!

Thank you for stopping by!

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Be My Last by Herembers reviews
After losing her waitressing job, Fuu turns to working in a hostess club. Her first customer is a real jerk.Hostess club AU set in the 2000's.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 78,621 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 11/13 - Published: 1/1 - Fuu, Mugen
Fight or Flight by Chii Yoshi reviews
Mugen has a few seconds to himself and comes to a realization that might change the rest of his life.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 633 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/15/2021 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
The Meaning of Restraint Redux by Herembers reviews
The trio's happy reunion is soured when Fuu reveals to Mugen that she's engaged. Set one year post-canon.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,612 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/16/2021 - [Fuu, Mugen] [Jin, Shino] - Complete
The Meaning of Restraint by Herembers reviews
When on that journey her feelings began to grow into something deeper, she isn't sure. She does her best to ignore them as they blossom inside of her despite her caution, but now that he might be coming back, they absolutely thrive. Set one year later. Mugen&Fuu POV's.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,054 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/18/2021 - [Fuu, Mugen] Jin - Complete
Who Says Stray Dogs can't be Loved? by Hirude reviews
"I can sense it in you... It's as if you've never been loved." Rated for language, because well, it's Mugen.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 735 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Published: 4/27/2020 - [Fuu, Mugen] - Complete
Fuu’s Problem, Mugen’s Solution by shyauthor1994 reviews
Four years after they go their separate ways mugen shows up at fuu’s hut. Can he help her with her problem? And what with Jin think of his ‘help’ Do not own champloo, unfortunately :( but enjoy this anyway :)
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,346 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/11/2018 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
The Sequel by Sief reviews
the notebook was old frailed and speckled with stains. Why did her mother write a diary? And why is her mother calling her dad a jerk in it?
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,963 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 9/13/2014 - Published: 4/21/2012 - Fuu, Mugen
Washington Be Damned by StephAnneDixon reviews
After escaping Terminus remarkably unscathed, Rick and Daryl finally continue their conversation regarding the missing Greene sister. Post Season 4 - One Shot
Walking Dead - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,672 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 16 - Published: 8/26/2014 - Rick G., Daryl D., Beth G. - Complete
Beauty in Negative Spaces by Zydrate Infused Lies reviews
Shilo is lost and wandering through the streets of Crucifixus alone a week after the opera. Her only option to get home is to enlist the help of everyone's favorite Z dealer. Rated M for future chapters. TESTIFY!
Repo! The Genetic Opera - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 15,497 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 7/31/2014 - Published: 2/26/2012 - [Shilo, Graverobber] OC
Sky Blues by HaloNoir reviews
Something catches Daryl's eye while he's out on a supply run. Generally future-fic, general and slightly fluffy.
Walking Dead - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 590 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/22/2014 - Daryl D., Beth G. - Complete
Smile by callingnightsky reviews
As they wander the countryside, Fuu and Mugen are picked up by a traveling circus, where Fuu makes a furry new friend. Random one-shot. Fluffy. Inspired by Sara Gruen's novel, "Water for Elephants".
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,517 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/7/2014 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
Strawberry Kiss by Sirus7009 reviews
Random minishots revolving mostly around Dante and Lady focused mostly on the humorous parts of their lives with minute romance occasionally. Updates will be sporadic, you've been warned.. T for language.
Devil May Cry - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 8,892 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/27/2014 - Published: 11/2/2013 - Dante, Lady/Mary
Vibrate by Eric Draven201 reviews
My phone's on vibrate for you. Inspired by the song "Vibrate" by Rufus Wainwright. Oneshot.
Devil May Cry - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 963 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/14/2014 - Dante, Lady/Mary - Complete
To Fight Beside You by Vixen2004 reviews
“Penelo, if you do not stop hunching over your bow like so you are going to develop scoliosis.” A one shot on what must have been going through each of our companion’s heads as they fought beside each other to save the world.
Final Fantasy XII - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 19,223 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 256 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 6/27/2013 - Published: 11/28/2007
The Piece of Paper by LilianClassic reviews
Fuu comes back only to find Mugen working on something...what is he up to now?
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,375 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/16/2013 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
Notes by Reneviere07 reviews
Simple little notes can connect two people in different paths...Intro to every chapter comes from Tifa's diary. Please read and Review!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 29,352 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 6/5/2013 - Published: 11/24/2010 - Cloud S., Tifa L.
Beautiful Sunflowers, Beautiful Fuu by theheartsbeat reviews
Just a short free-verse poem. Enjoy, and review if you wish!
Samurai Champloo - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 335 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Published: 3/25/2013 - Fuu - Complete
Surprises and Thanks by Cookie-Loving Kiara reviews
REDs shoot BLUs, BLUs shoot REDs, even Sentries do. But sometimes events turn unexpectedly, and you'd have a surprise to thank for. A RED Scout x You, the BLU fem!Scout. Second chapter is a lemon.
Team Fortress 2 - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,496 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/10/2013 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Scout - Complete
A Face From the Past, Or Not! by FinalHeartsOfAssassinZelda reviews
Lea was in love with Ventus. Ven is now in a coma and he blames himself. With a new name in a new town, Axel meets a look-a-like, Roxas, and falls in love all over again. But does he really love him? Join them on this crazy adventure :D
Kingdom Hearts - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 54,636 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 9/27/2012 - Published: 4/12/2012 - Axel, Roxas
Please Don't Kiss Me by SweetlySpicey reviews
Just a sweet story I wrote in less than an hour. Based of the Toby Keith song, You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This. Not a Songfic. Missed you guys
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,599 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/9/2012 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
Because You're Worth It by Kaylee Ranae reviews
All she wanted was comfort and understanding on the feelings whirling in her chest. Little did she know, he wanted the same. Oneshot, Fuugen.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 991 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/5/2012 - Mugen, Fuu - Complete
Heartbeat by pyromanicalfun reviews
Working title. Scoot/Reader. T because I'm paranoid. Not much to say, a bit bloody. First story! Scratch reviews. Give me criticism. You don't even have to be nice about it. Right down to crossing my T's and dotting the I's.
Team Fortress 2 - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 701 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/4/2012 - Scout - Complete
Save the World, the Night, and the Girl Too by MangaHoarder reviews
A supposed one-shot in 5 chapters. 5-6 years after their parting, Fuu is living a successful life in a roadside Tea house she owns with her daughter. So why are the Yakuza bothering her? Who is the little girl Chizuru? Mugen to the rescue! I do not own this picture
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,201 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 3/14/2012 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
Into the Wild by catcher in the light reviews
Only a man who can embrace his own wild heart will understand that he cannot tame hers. No OC. Aela x Skjor.
Elder Scroll series - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 507 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/10/2012 - Aela, Skjor - Complete
Denial by screennameless reviews
It was true - if she had sent him with Sara, he wouldn't've said no. Set during Elegy of Entrapment, Pt. I.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 808 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/17/2012 - Mugen, Fuu - Complete
Criss Cross by TheTenderFury reviews
The interlude of the journey, Mugen's tattoos, and Fuu's curiosity. It all adds up on this night.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,425 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 20 - Published: 2/1/2012 - Fuu, Mugen
Trust by Avelona-and-Sally reviews
Who would've guessed it? That boy could be trusted. Fuugen. Oneshot.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,605 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 154 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/21/2011 - Mugen, Fuu - Complete
I Should Have Never Thought by Eyelash of the Twilight reviews
*Complete* She reflects on what should have been, and she reflects on what shouldn't have been... *Sheelos*
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 67,964 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 4/5/2011 - Published: 1/20/2009 - Zelos W., Sheena F. - Complete
Change of Heart by revolution rae reviews
Short Sheelos oneshot, because I felt like it. A letter from Sheena to Zelos. Post-Game.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 770 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 1/17/2011 - Sheena F., Zelos W. - Complete
It's Not Happening Yet by SnowWhite0716 reviews
Seita's thoughts on Setsuko after she dies. Songfic to 'Our Farewell' by Within Temptation
Grave of the Fireflies - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 583 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/1/2009 - Complete
your lips are still, your hands are loud by Nayuki-Bunny reviews
Fuu doesn't know that he watched her walk away, fingers curling into a fist.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,038 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/29/2008 - Fuu, Mugen - Complete
DONT TOUCH by lildictator reviews
Ya know it's a FUUGEN, so just read it.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,801 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/18/2008 - Complete
Memory by Axie Flamesilocks reviews
Oneshot. Wander's POV memories of someone precious.
Shadow of the Colossus - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 883 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/14/2007 - Complete
Second Chance by lildictator reviews
I've made a few changes. It still has the lemon so don't worry, and i'm still working on the other fics.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,275 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/3/2007 - Complete
Mother Tree by silvrethorn reviews
When Mugen and Jin insult a sacred tree, they discover that payback can be hell. Or in this case, demons. Can they survive a fight against their own possessed possessions? Rated T for some mildly vulgar content.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,030 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/25/2006 - Complete
Reflections by kyougu-neko reviews
Finafreakinly I was inspired to write Jin's POV. This is about the events of the last few episodes of the series so there are a lotta spoilers. Fuu and Mugen's thoughts as their journey ends.MUxFUU. Also take the rating seriously.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,739 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/23/2006 - Published: 1/24/2006 - Complete
Wait in Vain by Arafel reviews
The rains have come again. Inside the temple, Shino waits and remembers. Spoilers for the end of the series; Jin Shino
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,017 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/25/2005
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Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai WITH YOU? reviews
A year passed since the trio parted. But even as their lives relapsed, the memories of that fateful journey never faded for Mugen or Fuu. A chance reunion in Yokosuka "forces" the duo to travel together again, to find a certain samurai. Throughout their misadventures, something is subtly but surely changing between the former waitress and pirate. Or maybe it was there all along...
Samurai Champloo - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 664,080 - Reviews: 1111 - Favs: 650 - Follows: 731 - Updated: 2/1 - Published: 3/8/2012 - [Fuu, Mugen]
Sensual Symmetry reviews
Along their arduous journey to find Jin…Mugen and Fuu very nearly gave in to feelings they had so long buried. Had Tsuru and Giri not been there, they would have. Now, thoughts of could-haves in that abandoned stable still haunt their sleepless nights. Set halfway through Chapter 42 of Finding the Four-Eyed Samurai...WITH YOU? Rated-M.
Samurai Champloo - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,547 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 14 - Published: 8/27/2020 - [Fuu, Mugen] - Complete
DmC Epilogue: Conscious Musing Devil reviews
Protecting the world is one piece to pick up, among many others. Like new demons, how to pay the rent...or the random cellphone he finds in his coat...He's lost, losing his humanity and he doesn't want to lose the now elusive girl with the greenest of eyes; the one he needs to keep standing. Dante seems to have forgotten what the medium said, those six, long months ago. DANTHERINE
Devil May Cry - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,888 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 8/18/2014 - Published: 10/31/2013 - [Dante, Kat]
The Lady May Laugh and the Devil Never Cry reviews
Mismatched eyes cynically glared and glossy lips silently criticized the new logo. When Lady gratefully returns to "Devil May Cry" after a long time away, she discovers the half demon had changed the name of the infamous agency in her absence...The female devil hunter does not approve. She knows it shouldn't bother her…but it does. It REALLY does. Post DMC1, Pre-anime. DxLcentered.
Devil May Cry - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 18,859 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 4/21/2014 - Published: 2/10/2014 - [Dante, Lady/Mary] Trish, J.D. Morrison
Light Rain, Heavy Heart reviews
Looking to the cold endless sky, he remembered her the most. Even in the rain as she denied it to herself, she knew the all too cruel truth. Both refused to accept this, but sometimes wishes can't always be granted. The light rain hitting the earth so gracefully...can easily drown out the beating of a bitter heart. End of Crisis Core. Reviews are loved!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,460 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/26/2012 - [Zack F., Aerith G.] - Complete