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Joined 11-17-12, id: 4366722, Profile Updated: 02-03-13
Author has written 1 story for Mass Effect.


I am a classical musician based in the United States and Switzerland. To help pay some of the more outrageous bills, I also write professionally for an arts journal. Even though I am restricted to writing non-fiction for the purposes of my work, fiction - particularly sci-fi - has always held a special place in my heart. I have played computer games for a few years now as a means of decompressing, and have found a rich source of writing material in almost every title I've tried.

1/24/13 - Now with beta-reading powers! What has science done?? I'll be accepting a few commissions at a time (PM me if you are interested); just be advised that RL has me in its unmerciful grip at the moment.

For those who may be curious...

Games of choice: Dungeon Keeper 2, Starcraft, Baldur's Gate 1 & 2, Neverwinter Nights, Mass Effect (all), Dungeons of Dredmor

Favorite game characters: Edwin (Baldur's Gate 1 & 2), Sand (Neverwinter Nights 2), Professor Mordin Solus (Mass Effect 2 & 3). Basically all the hyper-intelligent, condescending, professorial types. For some reason I love them to bits.

Favorite genres: Sci-fi, fantasy, dystopia, psychological horror, humor, romance (if done tastefully)

Favorite authors: Douglas Adams, Isaac Asimov, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert Heinlein, H.P. Lovecraft, Ayn Rand, J.R.R. Tolkien, P.G. Wodehouse

Favorite books / short stories: Foundation trilogy, The Glory Road, The Menace from Earth, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Atlas Shrugged, A Princess of Mars, The Music of Erich Zann, anything Jeeves & Wooster-related

Favorite composers: Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, J.S. Bach, Jean-Philippe Rameau, William Boyce, Urmas Sisask, Eric Whitacre, Arvo Pärt

Favorite bands: Jethro Tull, Kent, Korpiklaani

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Outlander by LovingRed reviews
When you have a second chance to live, you must take it and hope to have the strength to start all over again...' The tale of a Dunmer who has lost everything and wishes to rebuild his life. M/M romance in later chapters
Elder Scroll series - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 35,908 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 9/12/2013 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Cosnach
Witchlight by Teutonic Titwillow reviews
Xanos Messarmos has spent two of the past three months dead because a Netherese city fell on him. Nadiya bint-Musud's tribe has been kidnapped by the Zhentarim, leaving her the sole survivor. Together, they prove that the Anauroch is a far more dangerous place than even they could have imagined - and that fate, it seems, has a very strange sense of humor.
Neverwinter Nights - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 50 - Words: 220,512 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 8/1/2013 - Published: 10/15/2009 - Xanos M.
Replacement by La Succube reviews
SPOILER SEASON 6. After Raj opens up up to her and the girls, Penny decides to go check up on Stuart, who hasn't been seen for a while. She finds him depressed, thanks to a cute Indian in denial who can't see what is in front of him. StuRaj, (Coffee and Cream slash). May be continued.
Big Bang Theory - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,878 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 8 - Published: 6/7/2013 - Rajesh K., Stuart - Complete
Heaven's Beach by Illaine Waterhouse reviews
Commander Shepard sacrifices herself in the green beam to give the Galaxy life. However, her journey is not yet complete. Reunion with an old friend on a beach in Heaven is a very pleasant start when you have the rest of eternity in front of you.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,921 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 2/27/2013 - Published: 2/10/2013 - Shepard (F), Mordin S.
Mara protect us both by Bottled green reviews
A Nord and a Dunmer, a dragonborn and a priest. She is trying to accept her destiny and future, he is trying to make amends for his past. Thanks to a twist of fate they meet and continue together, discovering they have much more in common than they initially thought.
Elder Scroll series - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,413 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 11/20/2012 - Published: 10/27/2012 - Dragonborn/Dovahkiin, Erandur
Faith by Subject 0 reviews
Mordin has been having nightmares again, and it's up to a certain unexpected friend to give him some sound advice. One-shot.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,809 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 6 - Published: 10/8/2011 - Mordin S., Legion - Complete
Release by MonaLovely reviews
Kink Meme response. Saving the galaxy and the rest of the universe can probably produce some tension. And that calls for a massage. A joint-cracking, muscle bruising, blissful full-body massage. Mordin/Femshep sort of .
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,408 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/27/2011 - Mordin S., Shepard (F) - Complete
Paint You Up in my Badass Love, Baby by Sleeveen reviews
Tongue-in-cheek fill for a strange request over at the Kink Meme. Prompt: Mordin's tattoos are not actually tattoos, also, it has to be Mordin/Fshep. Weird, I know. But bear with me. Fill is humorous, tender and a little sexy. It's a little ridiculous too.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,973 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/5/2011 - Published: 1/23/2011 - Mordin S., Shepard (F) - Complete
Mere Glimmering and Decay by Blue-Inked Frost reviews
There was an Attic challenge for Romance Wot Should Or Ought Not To Be. This is a fic about those halcyon days of early adventuring from Candlekeep...with a certain amount of Xzar. Likely to end. Unlikely to End Well.
Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 79,824 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 2/2/2011 - Published: 7/31/2010 - Complete
Of Black Blood by WildGrape reviews
NWN2, starts pre-OC. The shard never chose the chest to be bedded in – mere circumstances doomed Neverwinter with a 'hero'. How much would it cost the Sword Coast for being saved?
Neverwinter Nights - Rated: M - English - Angst/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,638 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/6/2010
The Smell of Destiny by DarthAmmonite reviews
NWN2 In which Sand, quite by accident, succeeds where the Traveling Ranger & Paladin Show has failed, and destiny is revealed to smell like iron and gingerbread. Sarcasm! Drama! Romance! More sarcasm!
Neverwinter Nights - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 36,938 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 2/15/2007 - Published: 1/1/2007
Music of the Spheres reviews
Mordin receives a pleasant surprise late one evening when he hears human classical music filtering into the lab from the Normandy's top floor. Not only does it lead him to an astonishing conclusion about Collector forces, but it also offers him a glimpse into the reclusive Commander's singular ethos. Shepard/OC back-story. Rated T for thematic elements and language.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,047 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 11/14/2013 - Published: 11/17/2012 - Mordin S., Shepard (F)