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Joined 05-22-12, id: 4017125, Profile Updated: 02-21-15
Author has written 3 stories for Dragon Ball Z.

I'm just a guy who really enjoys DBZ. My favorite writers are George RR Martin, CS Lewis, JK Rowling, Terry Goodkind, JR Tolken, and Suzane Collins. I have a Degree in Music Education, and I am a High School band director. Yeah, that's right. I teach band, but I also teach elementary music--after experiencing a classroom full of hyper K-4 kids I fear nothing in this world--except Vegeta (because it's always good to have a healthy fear of Vegeta). Still, band is my passion and what I love. That, and writing, and Skyrim.

I often wish there was an option to provide the background music for my story(s), as I feel that music can really help envelop the reader into the action. I suggest you put on a good soundtrack, whether it be DBZ or otherwise (Lately i'm really enjoying Jeremy Soule's stuff, so check it out), and see if it helps you picture things as you read them. Also, for me, Dragonball Z just isn't DBZ without Bruce Faulconer's music. When Kai came out and I was watching episodes on my computer, I would have itunes open and have Faulconer's soundtrack playing louder than the other kenji stuff. Once they pulled his soundtrack because of the plagiarism issue, Kai became un-watchable with the old Kikuchi score.

I'm often asked whether I'm a bigger fan of DBZ or Star Wars, but the past few years with all the writing I've been doing for Bringer of Death, I'm going to have to stick to DBZ. I try to incorporate all things nerdy and awesome when I can, such as quotes and fitting references, but I hope they never detract from story or pull the reader out of immersion. Never underestimate the nerdiness. Obviously, Vegeta is one of my favorite characters of all time and writing him is a great chance to show his weaknesses, strength, and growth over time. It isn't that I dislike Goku or Gohan, in fact I love them both and want them to have their due, I just am partial to Vegeta's character transformation throughout Z. To that end, BoD is dedicated to seeing Vegeta rise and fall, experiencing some things he never got to in the canon story. Also, I aim to write Vegeta as true to himself as possible and also provide a story with lots of twists and turns like the original DBZ had.

In all areas, I strive to imitate the original DBZ to the highest level possible. Sometimes my stories take their time, but so did the original DBZ. I also occasionally incorporate some of my favorite things into the series as references, but Toriyama did the same thing here and there. Anyway, if you are reading my profile you've probably already read at least some of BoD. But if not, I truly hope you will give it a look through. I want it to be timeless, the kind of story that you look back and think...wow, that's exactly what I wish had happened in DBZ. And do me a favor and leave some reviews--they're a big encouragement and help keep me going. With each chapter you read, it's the least you can do, right? Thanks and God bless!

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Break Through the Limit by Captain Space reviews
Raditz finds himself outmatched when he comes to earth, due to a change in Goku's final battle against Piccolo five years earlier. Can Raditz find it within himself to become a hero alongside his brother, and rise to face Frieza, the androids, and more? Ongoing, updates Sundays. Thanks to Nassif9000 for providing the cover image! Now with a TV Tropes page.
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 156 - Words: 842,949 - Reviews: 4414 - Favs: 1,013 - Follows: 856 - Updated: 16h - Published: 8/6/2012 - Goku, Raditz
Savior of Demons by Ryu no Ohi reviews
The overall theme of SoD is, "becoming more than what fate shaped you to be". Frieza's fate takes a different path as he tries to come to terms with being spared by his hated enemy.
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 18 - Words: 462,643 - Reviews: 541 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 264 - Updated: 3/31 - Published: 6/30/2013 - Frieza
Dragon Ball A-Z by ArcaneSuperSaiyan reviews
Majin Buu was completely destroyed by the Genki Dama. As a result, one of the sacred world's darkest secrets was disturbed, allowing a long forgotten evil to rise once again... A direct sequel to Dragon Ball Z taking place 14 years after the battle with Majin Buu. (Note: This was written prior to the announcement of 'Battle of the Gods' and does NOT include it as canon.)
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 11 - Words: 41,561 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 10/15/2014 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Goku, Gohan, Vegeta
Honor Trip by American Vigor reviews
Cell becomes one of the Earth's greatest heroes in this epic twist of Dragon Ball reality! Experience the impact of this dramatic and empowering change! Dragon Ball Honor Trip includes awesome additions by Genescritor, Roketto, and Ruga-Rell!
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 84 - Words: 707,536 - Reviews: 1567 - Favs: 474 - Follows: 413 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 12/27/2008 - Cell, M. Trunks
Superman vs Goku: Rematch in Metropolis by puiwaihin reviews
Goku is brought to the DC Universe to fight against Superman. Twice. AU. Sequel to: "Goku vs. Superman: Confrontation on New Namek"
Crossover - DC Superheroes & Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 14 - Words: 48,588 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 6/12/2013 - Published: 6/13/2011 - Goku - Complete
Goku vs Superman: Confrontation on New Namek by puiwaihin reviews
A villain from earth goes to New Namek in order to get the dragon balls and be granted a wish. When the wish goes awry the result is that Superman is summoned to the planet to fight against Goku. Twice. Reviews welcome.
Crossover - DC Superheroes & Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,569 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 8/17/2011 - Published: 9/28/2010 - Goku - Complete
Chunin Exam Day by Perfect Lionheart reviews
Naruto finds he is flung back in time and must repeat the entire Chunin exam over and over and over, until he gets it right and possibly saves Konoha in the bargain.
Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 77 - Words: 344,950 - Reviews: 14274 - Favs: 7,314 - Follows: 5,553 - Updated: 5/22/2010 - Published: 12/4/2007 - Naruto U.
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Bringer of Death reviews
During Vegeta's last stand against Frieza, the Prince of Saiyans ascends, becoming the first Super Saiyan of his era. History has been re-written...but to what degree? Edited by Davidstarlingm (Co-author).
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 90 - Words: 843,151 - Reviews: 5727 - Favs: 983 - Follows: 867 - Updated: 4/14 - Published: 5/29/2012 - Vegeta
Dador de la Muerte reviews
Durante la batalla final de Vegeta contra Freezer, el Príncipe de todos los Saiyajines asciende a recibir su patrimonio como el primer Super Saiyajin de su epoca. El curso de la historia ha cambiado... Pero que tanto? Lean un nuevo capítulo cada Martes. Co-autor: davidstarlingm; traducido por themightyhyena.
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - Spanish - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 69,688 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 2/18/2013 - Vegeta
Bringer of Death ABRIDGED reviews
Bringer of Death ABRIDGED, written by SuperSaiyanInfinityGohan and edited by the Bringer of Death team, follows the adventures of the great Saiyan prince Vegeta. After deciding on Namek that he'd be a better candidate for Super Saiyan than that stupid arrogant low-class Kakarott, he seizes control of the Senate and becomes the ruler of the new GALACTIC EMPIRE!
Dragon Ball Z - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,765 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 6/9/2013 - Published: 2/4/2013 - Vegeta