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Joined 06-21-12, id: 4072609, Profile Updated: 11-26-15
Author has written 7 stories for Myst/Riven, and Borderlands.

Hi, I'm opshop, previously known as ofperkins. I'm a fan of the adventure video game series Myst, as well as the role-playing FPS series Borderlands (an unusual combination, I know) and write fics for both fandoms. My primary work is my series of adaptations of the Myst games, "Strangers in Paradise", which replace the player character (the Stranger) with four characters. I also write shorter fics for both fandoms.

Follow my Twitter for more updates (@OpShopOwen), although I don't always remember to tweet my updates.


26/11/2015 - A whole bunch of updates to "Strangers in Paradise: To Whom it May Concern" in the last few days, totalling three chapters. This story is nearly finished, and I decided some time ago that this would be my last Strangers in Paradise story. I may revisit the series when Obduction comes out some time next year.

14/11/2015 - New Borderlands short, "Upgrade", is up today, featuring everyone's favourite (or least favourite) robot. I also have another Borderlands short in the works, this one featuring Moxxi, as well as a longer one that is still very much under construction that will feature Maya and Krieg (yes, as a couple - "Kraya"?). For those waiting on "Strangers in Paradise", chapter 9 of "To Whom it May Concern" has been bogged down in the murky depths of writer's block for a while now, but is now coming along fairly well. Expect an update on that front fairly soon.

27/05/2015 - Chapter 4 of "Retributi0n" is now up. This will be the last chapter of this story. Also, I'm planning another Borderlands fic for the future, but I'm intending to switch my focus back to "Strangers in Paradise" for the time being. Stay tuned.

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Arm Repairs, Assassinations and Other Awkward Advances by knacc reviews
Zer0 decides to let someone in. He immediately regrets it but can't seem to stop smiling.
Borderlands - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 39,736 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 12/3/2015 - Published: 12/10/2013 - [Gaige, Zer0] - Complete
101 Things I Will Not Do If Exiled With Saavedro by Sugary Snicket reviews
What it says on the tin. 101 things you must NEVER do if you find yourself exiled with Saavedro. Trust me. I've learned from these mistakes already. If you want more of these, just give me some suggestions!
Myst/Riven - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,784 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/12/2008 - Complete
Chor Bahkh by Teroglahn reviews
Catherine is having trouble convincing Atrus to eat his lunch, the traditional D'ni delicacy of chor bahkh, so she, with the help of a few guests, uses a Dr. Seuss style rhyme to help him, whether he likes it or not.
Myst/Riven - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,410 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/17/2004 - Complete
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Strangers in Paradise: To Whom It May Concern reviews
Twenty years after finding the book that would change their lives, four friends are drawn into another conspiracy, this one more sinister than any they've encountered yet, as they find themselves caught between an old friend and and old enemy. Spoilers, moderate suggestive themes, mild violence and slight coarse language.
Myst/Riven - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 32,829 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/26/2015 - Published: 1/2/2015
Upgrade
Gaige has a surprise for Claptrap. Some spoilers for Claptastic Voyage and Tales from the Borderlands.
Borderlands - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 924 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Gaige, Claptrap, Mordecai - Complete
Retributi0n reviews
When the Holloway family sends an assassin after Gaige, she thinks she's pretty safe - after all, she helped kill Handsome Jack. But this is no ordinary assassin, and she's going to need all the help she can get. Rated for violence.
Borderlands - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,358 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/26/2015 - Published: 7/8/2015 - Gaige, Zer0, Maya - Complete
Strangers in Paradise: An Innocent Man reviews
It's been ten years since they found the book in the desert, and a recent arrival has distracted four friends from other matters. But a visit from an old friend looks set to change all that, forcing them into a world in which to survive, they are forced to learn. Spoilers, minor suggestive themes and mild violence.
Myst/Riven - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 35,037 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/2/2015 - Published: 7/6/2013 - Complete
Strangers in Paradise: You May Be Right reviews
After their return home through the Star Fissure, four friends have ten years of comparative peace before their unexpected return to the hectic D'ni universes. But just how do you spend ten years of relative peace after returning from a world like Riven? Moderate suggestive themes.
Myst/Riven - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,499 - Reviews: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/10/2013 - Published: 4/29/2013 - Complete
Strangers in Paradise: The Fifth Wheel reviews
Five months after finding their mysterious host, four friends are thrown into another strange world, this one far more dangerous than anything they have faced before, with only their wits and a small green book to arm them. Spoilers, moderate suggestive themes and mild violence.
Myst/Riven - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,868 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 4/28/2013 - Published: 12/10/2012 - Complete
Strangers in Paradise reviews
When two young lovers find an ancient book buried in the desert, they are thrust into a world they could never have imagined. But it is not long before they discover that there is more to this than meets the eye. Spoilers and minor suggestive themes.
Myst/Riven - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 25,060 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 12/8/2012 - Published: 9/13/2012 - Stranger - Complete