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Joined 03-21-12, id: 3837710, Profile Updated: 07-29-15
Author has written 4 stories for Portal.

Currently working on: Close to the Edge Ch. 11
Work phase: Planning [ ]; Writing [X]; Checking and polishing [ ]
Writing began on: 07-22-2015
Word count as of 07-29-2015: Approx. 2,150
Chapter progress: Still early [ ]; About halfway there [X]; Nearing completion [ ]; First version finished [ ]
Next in queue: Competitive Testing Initiative Ch. 7
After that: Close to the Edge Ch. 12


About me (an old description, will be updated at some point)

I'm a huge fan of music and video games but don't really think of myself as a writer. Nevertheless, after I read my very first Portal fanfic I've had an urge inside me to attempt writing a few stories of my own since I have a couple of ideas and don't know anyone who would write those stories for me. I write first and foremost for my own enjoyment, but I also try to guide my writing into a direction I think others might be able to appreciate as well.

Currently I'm only interested in writing Portal related stories mainly because a) I love Portal, and b) because Portal has very few characters and the storyline isn't too complicated but also has a lot of room for interpretation. I also find it difficult to write characters in a way that they stay completely faithful to how they were portrayed in the original story, so the fact that Chell is pretty much a complete mystery allows me to have a lot of freedom which makes it easier for me to write. Portal also has several aspects that limit where I can go with stories, or at least that's how it can seem on the surface, but I enjoy the challenge these limitations sometimes pose and attempt to work around them.

My writing concentrates mostly on dialogue and characters' thoughts rather than action and adventure, but in the future I will attempt to come up with stories that have at least some explosions and firefights as well, LOL. Also, instead of always trying to move the plot forward I sometimes am perfectly content just concentrating on trying to convey a single moment in time and letting the reader try to experience the atmosphere and the feelings of the characters as if they were living the moment themselves. Some of my stories are fueled by a single powerful scene that I've imagined in my mind but I don't think I'm that good with words to be honest, so trying to get those most important moments across is very challenging for me but I definitely try my best.

Any and all feedback is welcome as long as it isn't offensive and is helpful/encouraging/constructive in some way. I'm also perfectly willing to answer any questions you might have related to any of my stories be the questions big or small. If you just want to discuss something like video games or music, I'm up for that as well.

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ITS MY LIFE! (The commentary, or rather, another one) by CadenGallic reviews
You remember that one fan fiction that was about Portal and featured your standard Mary Sue? Well this is a commentary on it! Yaaaaaay. This is more or less just something i can relax with whilst i'm writing my proper pieces, so enjoy me being snide. Updates ever Monday. I do not own Portal or IT'S MY LIFE, thank god.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 34 - Words: 85,042 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 5/22 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Chell, GLaDOS - Complete
Rear Window by Lechery reviews
During a heat wave, Lightning spies on Vanille and Fang in their apartment. SMUT. No story or substance. Only perversion.
Final Fantasy XIII - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,129 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 2/25/2013 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Lightning, Fang - Complete
Better You Than Me by Korekara reviews
GLaDOS was always fine with being the tester and not the test subject. But when an old face comes back and a new face threatens the balance of science she made for herself, she's forced to confront everything she'd shoved to the back of her databases.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,951 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 11/24/2012 - Published: 10/20/2011 - GLaDOS, Chell
Practical Applications of the Turing Test by sqbr reviews
A perfectly innocent and entirely human woman turns up at the house Chell has been living in since she escaped Aperture. Chell/GlaDOS.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,317 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 8/1/2012 - Published: 6/29/2012 - [Chell, GLaDOS] - Complete
Future Generations by calico118 reviews
A tragic accident leaves GLaDOS to raise the daughter of her former test subject. Can she and the child adjust to this new life style? No pairings or language, just the fact that Caroline is Chell's mother. Please R&R!
Portal - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 69,624 - Reviews: 366 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 6/22/2012 - Published: 8/8/2011 - GLaDOS
The Garter by Pandora.Writing reviews
Sequel to Strange Bedfellows. Chell finds that getting a small town to accept her technophiliac obsession with GLaDOS is much harder than it looks when the android comes to collect an Aperture Science souvenir that has been stolen from her.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 51 - Words: 118,650 - Reviews: 566 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 3/10/2012 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Chell, GLaDOS - Complete
Miss Johnson's Toys by Pandora.Writing reviews
GLaDOS decides to do the languishing human population a favor by teaching them how to make more humans. However, she gets more than she bargained for when she discovers a particular name on her client list. ChellDOS.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,678 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 12/25/2011 - Published: 12/8/2011 - GLaDOS, Chell - Complete
Strange Bedfellows by Pandora.Writing reviews
When Black Mesa infiltrates Aperture and tears GLaDOS apart, Chell is forced to work and live with the volatile AI who has placed herself in an android body. They embark on a tentative relationship under the watchful eye of Doug Rattmann.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 32 - Words: 72,489 - Reviews: 325 - Favs: 380 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 11/21/2011 - Published: 10/18/2011 - GLaDOS, Chell - Complete
Resolution by did-you-reboot reviews
Chell fully expected to succumb to Mobility Gel poisoning when her health started to fail a year after her release from the Aperture Enrichment Center. What she didn't expect was to find herself saved by the very constructs that tried to kill her.
Portal - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 78,797 - Reviews: 291 - Favs: 498 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 8/18/2011 - Published: 6/16/2011 - Complete
Human Perspective by Hakkari reviews
When GLaDOS shows up at her door in android form, Chell decides to allow the homicidal AI into her home until she can be properly returned to her body. This would probably be Chell's worst decision yet. Chell/GLaDOS. R&R.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,872 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 7/3/2011 - Published: 6/16/2011 - Complete
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Close to the Edge reviews
She couldn't leave even though she wanted to; she didn't want to leave once she could. She was damaged and only the person who'd caused the deepest scars could heal them. But would staying only cause her more pain or was there a way for her to be happy? ChellDOS.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 48,104 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 7/10 - Published: 3/2/2013 - [Chell, GLaDOS]
Laws of Robotics reviews
Earth is slowly recovering from the Combine occupation but there's already another war going on behind the scenes – a war that many people refuse to even acknowledge exists because they want no part in it.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 86,020 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 1/23 - Published: 12/20/2012 - Chell, GLaDOS
Competitive Testing Initiative reviews
The most capable test subject Aperture Science has ever seen has been living on the surface for a couple of months, but it turns out that life is full of tests and merely completing them isn't always enough.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 6 - Words: 67,592 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 69 - Updated: 9/26/2014 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Chell, GLaDOS
A Seeker in the Night reviews
A woman walks alone on the streets at night looking for something. But who is she, and what is it that she's searching for? Perhaps she no longer knows that herself.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,516 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/9/2014 - Published: 11/3/2013