Ivan Inverse
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Joined 07-13-03, id: 418725, Profile Updated: 07-06-10
Author has written 2 stories for Slayers.

Hello. I am not your average young adult, though I do lead a pretty average life. Middle class. Broken family. Too little pay, too many bills. But strangely content. I aspire to be a fantasy writer and have a deep love for stories of adventure, romance, political intrigue and humor in exotic locations far, far away from this world yet close, close to my heart. I live in Tennessee, and the canopy of stars, plentiful natural beauty, and tranquility of my subrural home give me inspiration in spades. It turns out that getting a novel done, much less a three-part one, is very difficult. I have no doubt I will get it done one day, but I will have to stop rewriting the story at some point.

It's interestingly parallel to my dilemma with Slayers Forth. I just can't stop refining the story.

My real name is indeed Ivan, though my real surname isn't Inverse. I am also known as Soja in many realms beyond FF.net, and that is the first name under which I published Slayers Forth in its prototype on my website. In fact, SF has been deleted once for not citing that fact.

Slayers Forth is an ongoing project that I had planned since early 2002, written partially in 2003-04, completely scrapped and rewrote in middle 2005, and am only updating majorly in early and late 2006. This means that I should be finished by 2010! So far, I am on schedule. I absolutely intend on finishing the story of Slayers Forth before the year is out.

The story of Slayers Forth begins fairly unassumingly. Much like the original novels that started the Slayers phenomenon, Slayers Forth is written from the first-person viewpoint of Rina Erris. Who the Hells might that be? That would be Lina Inverse's great-great-great-great granddaughter, who is damned with the countless demonic enemies that Lina Inverse made in her lifetime. Also joining her are descendants of other Slayers characters -- Judas, whose family was a wealthy merchant dynasty until his transformation; the Royal Family of Saillune, whose King and Heirs trace their lineage to a Sainted Amelia; Karius, a vagrant swordsman with a strange case of hereditary slow-mindedness; and Sorin Dragomir, an all-powerful priest with radical designs on global revolution. They are all tied together by a scheme perpetuated by grander forces that have waited a long time for vengeance, and with all obstacles to their prior success now taken by that which all living creatures are bound to -- time -- they have no one to stop them.

Save one.

Now read it, and leave lots of reviews!

Another story I am working on is Left Alone, a story that will in time detail the harsh realities of why Amelia and Zelgadis, in spite of their feelings for each other, cannot be together. Torn between happiness and responsibility to her station, Amelia is forced to make decisions she in her youth never hoped she would have to make. Zelgadis returns to Saillune, barely alive, to warn Amelia of impending, encroaching danger. And Sylphiel, now head healer at Saillune's healing house, slowly uncovers more and more of the dark veil hiding would-be usurpers within Saillune's very walls.

I also promised a Lina/Gourry fic to Ahria's Slayers Forum here on this very site, but I have yet to deliver. I have a strong sense of where I'd like to go with that, though, so perhaps soon.

I indeed wish I could put summaries of this length into the summary fields, but I can't; here they shall lie instead.

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Damage Control by Unrelated Elephant reviews
Amelia's enthusiasm for melodrama irritates Lina, and Zelgadis defuses the situation. Set the evening of the infamous Evo-R melodrama episode.
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,665 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/25/2010 - Complete
Not at all Seduced by Llybian Minamino reviews
Lina and company would prefer it if Xellos didn't follow them. That's where Filia comes in. What follows is distraction, deceit, and purely academic /ha!/ discussions about sex. Xellos/Filia. Originally a oneshot, now with a follow-up.
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 17,402 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 6/21/2010 - Published: 4/21/2010 - Filia Ul Copt, Xelloss M. - Complete
The Slayers: Mirror by shanejayell reviews
In a remote kingdom Lina Inverse meets the last people that she wants to see.
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 45,933 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 12/23/2009 - Published: 11/6/2003 - Lina I., Nagha - Complete
Sharing Space by adele4 reviews
Lina/Amelia, snippet, fluff. Sharing a bed with Lina Inverse is -not- easy.
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 577 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/25/2009 - Lina I., Amelia S. - Complete
Working Through the Pain by Ichiban Victory reviews
Possible spoiler from episode 8 of Slayers Evolution-R. After a near-fatal encounter with Dguld and Gduza, Amelia and Zelgadis are left to take care of themselves, massive injuries and all. My way to fill the void left by the episode!
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,524 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/3/2009 - Amelia S., Zelgadiss G. - Complete
New Skin, New Mission by ErekLich reviews
An unlikely alliance finds Zelgadis cure. But with armies poised to march on Seyrune, will a confused exchimera have time to learn to be human?
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,521 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 9/17/2008 - Published: 4/4/2006 - Amelia S., Zelgadiss G.
A Friendly Game of Dice by mypiratecat1 reviews
Post AWE. SPOILERS! WE. Jack and Will have a conversation over a game of Liar's Dice they both know it's a very good thing to have a friend.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,280 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/27/2007 - Complete
Guts, Glory and Glove Oil by Nehszriah reviews
Lina Inverse has just one dream: to play baseball in the Major Leagues! What happens when she is signed to an expansion team and has to play the part of a man? Read and review please. LinaGourry, AmeliaZelgadis, NagaAirJay
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 28 - Words: 76,543 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 1/4/2007 - Published: 1/2/2006
To Sleep, Perchance to Scream by Unrelated Elephant reviews
Gourry has a series of bizzare, unsettling dreams, waking Lina and Zelgadis. LG WAFFy in an ambigious friendship sense; no actual pairings beyond that.
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,148 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/20/2006 - Complete
TotJB: The Friendly Ear by Ourakiritsu reviews
Tales from the Jewel Box: A Drow confides in one of the whores about his most recent adventure.
Forgotten Realms - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,072 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/11/2006 - Complete
Project Zero by graywords-girl reviews
DISCONTINUED Lina has lived with her brother for years. But when Zelgadis enters a supposedly haunted mansion and dosen't come out again, it's up to Lina to solve the mysteries of the Mansion and it's terrifying past, before it's too late.
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Horror/Spiritual - Chapters: 22 - Words: 30,427 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/19/2005 - Published: 11/28/2003 - Lina I.
Contending with Lina Inverse by linagabriev reviews
A funny perspective of someone Lina has terrorized. Oneshot
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 733 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Published: 5/27/2005 - Complete
Through Shadow Eyes by Lord Fawkes Garde reviews
The really really long story about Mithos and his partners 4000 years before Tales of Symphonia during the Great Kharlan War. A project I've been working on for the official ToS forums. Massive Spoilers for those who haven't beaten the game.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 34 - Words: 45,259 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/30/2004
Slayers Inheritance by Michael P Hopcroft reviews
25 years after the end of Slayers TRY, Lina Inevrse's daughter Anya is ready to take on the world. But rescuing an endangered girl has put her in the sights of one of her mother's old acquantances -- and his intentions are NOT friendly...
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,166 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4/25/2004 - Published: 4/15/2004
Slayers Style Bedtime Stories by linagabriev reviews
Slayers/Bedtime Stories crossover. L/G, A/Z, F/X
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,328 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 2/8/2004 - Published: 12/5/2003
Slayers Beginning by linagabriev reviews
What happened after the Lord of Nightmares created the heavens and the Earth? A bible story. L/G, A/Z
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,955 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 12/7/2003 - Published: 7/10/2003 - Lina I., Gourry G.
The Mazoku Christmas Carols by Ameria-chan reviews
Songs for demons during this holiday season. ^_^
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,423 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/4/2003 - Published: 12/22/2002
Twas the Night Before Solstice by Becca Stareyes reviews
A holiday poem... ever wonder what mazoku do during the holidays? All that cheer...it's enough to make someone ill. But Xellos has a plan...
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 635 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Published: 12/1/2003 - Xelloss M. - Complete
Give A Reason by Shiho Hahnenfuss reviews
An AU fic, set in the modern world. Meet the Slayers, an upcoming rock band led by the singing genius, Lina Inverse! The road to fame, however, isn't as easy as it seems...
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,985 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/13/2003
Love is Blind by Ichiban Victory reviews
Zelgadis has finally found his cure, but will things be the same when he finally goes back to Seyruun?
Slayers - Rated: K - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,931 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/5/2002
Memoirs of a Swordsman by The Flower Girl reviews
On the death of a loved one, our favorite swordsman reflects...
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,439 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/28/2002
Slayers: Gods' Blood by Patches reviews
Thus, the Slayers releasethed a god. And in gratitude for their most heroic achievement, the god spaketh unto them: Bite me. And the world was screwed.
Slayers - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 14 - Words: 56,877 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/24/2002 - Published: 2/3/2002 - Complete
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Slayers Forth reviews
Lina Inverse's actions may have unintentionally doomed the world. The legacy of the famed sorceress herself is the most sought after artifact in the world: by humans for its power, by Mazoku for its destruction. People die, but legends transcend time...
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 20 - Words: 104,489 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/5/2011 - Published: 8/5/2003
Left Alone reviews
A more grownup Amelia reflects on her bygone adventures... and the love that left her behind. Little does Amelia know that the turbulent life of a Saillune Royal is about to return for one last, flourishing encore.
Slayers - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,183 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/6/2006 - Published: 12/7/2003 - Amelia S., Zelgadiss G.