Voyager Wisp
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Joined 05-17-12, id: 4009862, Profile Updated: 08-01-15
Author has written 17 stories for Slayers, Pokémon, and Higurashi/Umineko series.


I'm gone, or maybe on hiatus, but don't count on it. I still love fanfic, the idea of it, writing it, and also reading it. Fanfic itself is not what I'm burned out on, nor any of the series I write fanfic of.

The issue is something that I'm not supposed to say, but I'm going to anyway. Yep, I'm leaving for lack of feedback. I've done everything 'right' -- not ask for it, post regularly despite presence or lack of it, be sure to take time to revise and edit my work instead of posting 'hot off the press', etc. Still haven't heard much from readers. Not that I've gotten no feedback -- it's plain to see I have just by looking at numbers, but what the simple numbers don't show is the long periods of absolute silence. When I'm posting a longer story and chapter after chapter go by with me hearing NOTHING back, the silence stings, even if there had been feedback before. Lack of feedback once the last chapter goes by, when I've done the last 'right' thing a fanfic author is supposed to do, ACTUALLY FINISH, especially hurts. (Note: Yes, everything posted here is complete. No abandoned/discontinued stories at all!)

Yeah, I know that no one who reads is obligated to comment, I have that 'right' knowledge in mind. It's just -- that's the reason I post(ed). I want to hear back from readers telling me what they think. Yes, I do write for the love of writing and getting the story down, that much is 'right' of me, but I revise and post for the feedback. Oops, I guess I'm not being 'right' when I say I want feedback at all.

I do appreciate what I get so much -- don't think I don't! It's just I've gotten less and less over time since I opened this account and started posting my stories again to the point where it's hardly anything. Thanks to anyone who bothers/bothered.

In conclusion, again, yeah, no one has to comment. But authors don't have to post either. I can't speak for everyone, but even one person giving me consistent feedback is enough to motivate me. And I haven't been getting it, so I'm burned out on posting. I'll continue to write, but keep it to myself not go through the longer process needed to meet my standards to post. Farewell.

See you again?

Maybe if I write something and want to share it enough that I don't care if anyone responds. Possible, but not going to happen anytime soon. Or, maybe if the message gets sent to me that people really want me to keep posting. Better yet, if fandom culture changes back to being a community where people readily interact. I'm not holding my breath for any of that!

In the meantime, I encourage everyone to give feedback to ALL authors of fanfic that they like. Encouragement and interaction is important.

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No Proof Theorem by Zorrashi reviews
A girl walks into an abandoned home and finds a theorum that speculates on the existances of witches and magic. Read to discover what that person wrote involving his/her theories!
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: K - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,305 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/22/2012 - Complete
I Needed Someone Like Her by Lambdadelta reviews
Lambdadelta wants to read Bernkastel's poems.
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,723 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Published: 1/12/2012 - Bernkastel, Lambdadelta - Complete
Is Rainbow Brite a Dream? by onedreamer87 reviews
Have you seen a rainbow lately? How about a girl on a horse riding that rainbow?
Rainbow Brite - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 99 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 7/16/2011 - Complete
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Threads of Fate reviews
Red threads of fate connect all those that have an impact on each other, for better or worse. Still trying to understand their connections to each other, Jessie and James travel with other Team Rocket members to Kalos. A pokemon native to there can not only see but manipulate those threads. Fate is anything but certain. Jessie/James
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,235 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 8/2 - Published: 5/9 - [Jessie/Musashi, James/Kojirō] Pikachu - Complete
Imposter reviews
Ditto with a new ability can copy not just appearance and moves, but also power. While stopping the reckless treatment of these unique ditto, Duplica meets Mondo, a fellow ditto trainer that loves these pokemon as much as her.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,085 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/16 - Published: 7/1 - Duplica/Imite, Mondo, Ditto/Metamon - Complete
Hope reviews
If a miracle is needed, patience is necessary. Perhaps a substitute will have to suffice for now.
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,166 - Reviews: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/17 - Ange U., Bernkastel - Complete
Bonds of Plasma reviews
What's the function of a familial unit? To support each other or work to a common goal? Is there a difference? The Harmonia family tries to do both, though that becomes difficult when their intentions split. Siblings N and Iris work against each other for what they consider the true, or maybe ideal vision of Team Plasma. Canon AU of original BW games.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 12 - Words: 73,254 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/9 - Published: 9/6/2014 - N H./Natural H. G., Iris, Ghetsis H./Geechisu H., Team Plasma - Complete
Abstract or Concrete
Love is everywhere. Wishing for it is the same as wishing for air.
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,877 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/28 - [Lambdadelta, Bernkastel] - Complete
A Measure of Power reviews
Since a new war began, Filia has been on the run. Though she wants to avoid the entire mazoku race, Xellos directly approaches her. Oddly enough, he's declaring her to be his new 'master'. Hope can't be that easy to find. Xellos/Filia.
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 15 - Words: 50,936 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 5/22/2014 - Published: 11/7/2013 - [Filia Ul Copt, Xelloss M.] - Complete
Another Arena reviews
Iris, a champion hopeful, catches a Lapras.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,207 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Lapras/Laplace, Iris - Complete
The Promised Happiness reviews
Does true love mean submitting to isolation? Rika rejects that notion. As her illusion of happily ever after falls away, Bernkastel remains. Yuri.
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,157 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/14/2014 - Published: 1/31/2014 - [Rika F., Satoko H.] [Bernkastel, Lambdadelta] - Complete
Selection reviews
Cassidy finds out her son wants to be a pokemon trainer. It turns out it's not as simple as going to get his first pokemon when he turns ten. Giving the best isn't always good enough, especially when not even meeting all the requirements is.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,260 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/1/2014 - Published: 12/21/2013 - Prof. Samuel O./Prof. Yukinari O., Tracey S./Kenji, Butch/Kosaburō, Cassidy/Yamato - Complete
To the Loser reviews
Iris knows exactly how to be champion. It's the loss of the title that has her feeling out of place.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,725 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/31/2013 - [Iris, Bianca/Bel] unknown 1 - Complete
Full Moon reviews
"A talking meowth cannot and must not exist." Hearing this, Giovanni 'acquires' the talking meowth for himself. Eventually, it's discovered that Meowth's existence might backfire on Team Rocket, and the rocket boss needs to consider if his minion is valuable enough to keep or eliminate it.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 37,189 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 10/5/2013 - Published: 6/8/2013 - Meowth/Nyarth, Team Rocket - Complete
Endless reviews
Their love is endless.
Higurashi/Umineko series - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,834 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/22/2013 - [Bernkastel, Lambdadelta] - Complete
New Hero of Ideals reviews
Chasing Ash, Jessie, James, and Meowth travel to Unova. However, their goals reach higher than just capturing Pikachu. Hearing about the possible return of the region's ancient creator pokemon, the Rockets see an opportunity to finally reach success. AU, anime/game crossover, Jessie/James.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 57,800 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/24/2013 - Published: 1/11/2013 - [Jessie/Musashi, James/Kojirō] - Complete
New Hero of Truth reviews
Bianca meets Iris, a powerful newly appointed gym leader. Inspired by Iris's dedication, Bianca decides to become a trainer herself. The threatening return of Unova's ancient creator pokemon distracts them from their journeys. AU, game/anime crossover, Iris/Bianca.
Pokémon - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 49,408 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 5/17/2013 - Published: 1/18/2013 - [Bianca/Bel, Iris] - Complete
Thinking Makes it So reviews
By chance, Filia ends up saving Xellos from a mutal enemy. Not realizing he's a mazoku, she starts to fall for him. As the conflict continues, various illusions deepen, including their feelings for each other. The truth is always crueler. Try AU, Xellos/Filia.
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 78,201 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/28/2013 - Published: 7/26/2012 - [Xelloss M., Filia Ul Copt] - Complete
Roles reviews
Pikachu is finally captured and expected to fill the role of Team Rocket member, the same way a ditto can instantly transform. James also finds himself pushed into an unfitting role as he lets others define what type of intimacy he'd prefer. It's not so easy to change the nature of pokemon or people.
Pokémon - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 17,453 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 9/7/2012 - Published: 8/17/2012 - James/Kojirō - Complete
Flame reviews
Ritchie, fresh from the Pokemon league, meets up with Butch and Cassidy. He won't tell them what they want to know, and the Rockets don't let it end there. Optimism against ambition isn't pretty.
Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,784 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/3/2012 - Butch/Kosaburō, Cassidy/Yamato, Ritchie/Hiroshi - Complete