The Topaz Dragon
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Joined 12-19-13, id: 5397450, Profile Updated: 08-03-19
Author has written 5 stories for Pendragon, Don't Starve, and Resident Evil.

Hey! So, a bit about me. I'm a graduate from UC Davis. My interests are Soil Science, Literature, and Writing. It has now been a few years since I began writing fan fiction, and I'm pleased to say it's going alright!

My favorite book series are, obviously, Pendragon, The Dresden Files, Harry Potter, Odd Thomas, and the Hannibal Lecter series - Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs, Hannibal, and Hannibal Rising. I love Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. I adore Good Omens. I recently read Holes, and it was a fast, fantastic story. Highly recommend it.

One of my biggest passions is World of Warcraft. I've been playing for more than 11 years. I'm alliance, I always have been, but I love the horde as well. Saurfang for Warchief!

One of my favorite authors on this site is Lovinghannibal, an amazing woman with an incredible aptitude for writing. Knowing how good her fan fiction is, I would love to see her publish a book. I also love Mythique, who writes excellent WoW fanfics. One in particular, The Watcher in the Keep series, really pulled at my heartstrings. The sequel, After All the Long Years, made me cry. And another woman who writes spectacularly is Laurielove. Her stuff is perfect when I'm in the mood for something a bit more raunchy. Also, Darkkdarling on Deviant Art is writing an excellent The Evil Within fanfic, which I'm was following raptly before it was abandoned.

Also, before I go off on a tangent, I adore horror movies. Silent Hill, the Insidious trilogy, When a Stranger Calls. I've been a Supernatural fan since season two, and can't keep my hands off movies based off of Stephen King's works. IT? I saw it when I was 9, and have had nightmares about it for the last decade. The newest rendition of it was a masterpiece, and I'm absolutely dying to watch the sequel. Also, the Haunting of Hill House is spectacular, and I'm eagerly awaiting the Haunting of Bly Manor as I read The Turn of the Screw.

Now, a bit about my writing.

When I began writing I was under a good deal of stress, and my plethora of ideas was a result of all the time I spent daydreaming. Maladaptive Daydreaming is a defense mechanism that many people use, often unknowingly, to cope with stress. It is, and I quote, "an extensive fantasy activity that replaces human interaction and/or interferes with academic, interpersonal, or vocational functioning."

In short, a person affected by maladaptive daydreaming spends so much time in their own head that it actually screws up their life. On the one hand, I was put on academic probation because I failed chemistry (which I passed the second time around!). On the other hand, I always had great ideas for the next chapter of my Pendragon fanfic, because I spent so much time daydreaming about it.

Today, however, I have a far less stressful life. I'm a year out of college, working odd jobs here and there to keep up on my loans and pay my mom some rent while I look for a more stable job. Its been wonderful to have a whole year of no school, no series responsibilities; just free time to spent catching up on gaming, trying to hobbies, and writing my stories. I was able to finish my Pendragon fic in roughly one month (which sadly fell flat. It seems that all of my previous readers, Jay Foren included, either lost interest in the story or weren't impressed with the finish). Since then I've been working on two things: my Don't Starve fic, which I have been writing and updating faithfully, even when my focus isn't 100% on it; and an independent work, working title: The Orders of Meredeth. This is a fantasy work, fairly traditional, which involves knights, assassins, coups, alchemists, and a young woman with luck that could be considered remarkably good or remarkably bad, depending on how you look at it. Adventure, romance, tragedy, villains and heroes, monsters and mayhem - its been a ball writing it, and once I'm done with Don't Starve I intend to return to it and give it my all. I may have already, but I know how disappointing it is to have a story you've been following raptly abandoned so unceremoniously. For my new followers - Phoenix, Sparrow, Spooky, Nikki, Miuzaki, Arianna, and my handful of devoted guests - I fully intend to put in the effort and see the story to a close. I begin writing for myself; I finish for my readers.

(In case anyone is wondering why I left AtMyWhimsy off of my list of followers, that's my mom. She doesn't count. She's awesome and I love her, but she doesn't count.)

I love reading fan fiction. You - the writers and readers in this small corner of the internet known as - have given me the confidence to write and post some of my own work. I have nothing but admiration for the people who take the time to create these humble works of art, and furthermore to put them out there and endure the risk of rejection and insult. Happily, I've found that places like this, where people come together to share their passions and ideas, are full of helpful and supportive individuals who are much more likely to share a word of praise than a cruel critique. It's an excellent place for writers to share their fledgling works without the fear of being shot down or booed out of the room.

I have my mom to thank for my ability and inclination to write. She taught me to read and write, and she taught me to love to read and write, which I feel is just as important - if not more so. I would also like to extend my thanks to my sister, who supports me no matter what I do; her fiancée, Rynn, who is totally awesome; all of my favorite authors, whose great ideas have given me the foundation to shape my own; and finally, to my best friend, Abbie, a fellow aspiring writer. Though she may have moved away, she's been by my side my whole life.

Lots of love,

The Topaz Dragon

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Satis by Eiserne reviews
Integra dies, only to wake up in the past, as a fifteen-year-old. AxI.
Hellsing - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 86,219 - Reviews: 348 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 4/22 - Published: 5/8/2016 - [Integra, Alucard] Seras
Overtime by Hawki reviews
Oneshot: In 2004, Ashley had asked Leon if she'd wanted to come to her place for some "overtime." Back then, the answer had been no. In 2017 however, both the answer, and the question for that matter, were slightly different.
Resident Evil - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,652 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/31/2019 - Leon S. K., Ashley G., OC - Complete
Dig This Grave by StarvingTogether reviews
Mildly non-canon story set in Don't Starve Together, in which Wilson learns to stay alive in a hostile world and meets a mysterious, disembodied voice. Is it friend? Foe? And most importantly... how does it know so much about surviving? See inside for more. (Features the Don't Starve player as a character, kinda.) Rated T for swearing that might happen when you're fleeing monsters.
Don't Starve - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,408 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 5/18/2019 - Published: 4/27/2019 - Wilson H., OC
Why did that spider drop eggnog? by Stabbsworth
Wilson questions why a spider, of all things, dropped eggnog.
Don't Starve - Rated: K - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 223 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/3/2019 - Wilson H. - Complete
Terracotta Teeth by mythica magic reviews
Halloween fic: During a long drive to Tokyo, Kagome's car is totalled by a monstrous silver dog. She now finds herself stranded in a remote village, where the residents appear kind, if slightly distant. However, something or someone seems a little too keen on making her stay, permanently.
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 43,477 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 12/31/2018 - Published: 10/14/2018 - [Kagome H., Sesshōmaru] - Complete
Unintended Readership by journalxxx reviews
Wilson learns it's generally unwise to force a magician to reveal his tricks.
Don't Starve - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,975 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/17/2018 - Maxwell/William C., Wilson H. - Complete
When The Lights Fade Out by storytelllaur reviews
No matter how hard one tries to escape or deny it, in the end, no matter what, They always get what they want. [Pre-game, Charlie. oneshot.]
Don't Starve - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,283 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/9/2017 - Maxwell/William C., Charlie
After All the Long Years by Mythique reviews
Even the greatest of love stories come to an end. This is Braelyn and Rommath's. A companion piece to Watcher In the Keep and Shadow of Our Pasts.
Warcraft - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,051 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Complete
The Watcher In the Keep by Mythique reviews
Braelyn Hawke never wanted to be involved with the Alliance war machine, but when her parents' ambitions, and the interference of a mysterious city guard, see her sent to Darkshore on an errand for the King, she may not be able to avoid it, especially when she finds herself at the mercy of the Horde.
Warcraft - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 72,167 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 9/14/2014 - Published: 7/26/2014 - Human, Rommath - Complete
Greyscale by princess.magnificent reviews
A tale of two princes. Contains spoilers for Patch 5.2: The Thunder Kingl. Cover art by the incredibly talented latinwords at Tumblr.
Warcraft - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,983 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 7/11/2014 - Published: 10/31/2012 - Anduin Wrynn, Wrathion
Field Day by LittleChicago reviews
A one shot reminder that Harry's life isn't all about getting beat up and losing people. Sometimes, he has fun, too.
Dresden Files - Rated: T - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,248 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 15 - Published: 4/15/2013 - A. Luccio, C. Ramirez, H. Dresden, Molly C. - Complete
No More a Savage Life: Chapter Two by lovinghannibal reviews
Sequel to No More a Savage Life. To what lengths will Hannibal go to protect what is his? When he is forced to defend his new family, will Clarice accept Hannibal's true nature? Rated M for violence and expressive sexual situations.
Silence of the Lambs/Hannibal - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 144 - Words: 455,141 - Reviews: 1432 - Favs: 331 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 5/22/2012 - Published: 7/11/2011 - C. Starling, H. Lecter - Complete
To Visit the Den by PennyForTheGuy reviews
Illidan sits a top the Black Temple, with little to do but think. Until the sounds of the Den of Pleasures disturb his reverie.
Warcraft - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,903 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/25/2010 - Illidan Stormrage - Complete
The Wedding Date by occaecation reviews
When Holly's sister, Ivy, has her wedding, everyone expects her to show up with a date. A date that, in all actuality, doesn't exist. With a little help from Trouble, Holly manages to pull off the lie but will the fantasy become reality? Holly/Root
Artemis Fowl - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,464 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 8/17/2009 - Published: 12/9/2006 - Holly S., Julius R.
Various Methods of Antagonization by refloc reviews
In which various people antagonize Julius in various way for various reasons with various degrees of success. Pretty funny, usually light, and I think everyone will enjoy it. Um, I forgot about the swearing from dearest Julius. I just changed the rating,
Artemis Fowl - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,391 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 7/15/2006 - Published: 6/22/2006 - Julius R.
The Julius Deception by Tryptophan reviews
[OD Spoilers] What really happened to the Commander after E37. On his return to Haven, Root must confront all manner of scary things such as wayward helmets, gripper clamps, and truffles. No ghosts, pure logic. [HollyRoot]
Artemis Fowl - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,583 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 3/6/2006 - Published: 7/14/2005 - Julius R., Holly S.
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Second Chances reviews
Old wounds, reopened. Old flaws, reexamined. New theories, put to the test. Uroboros is on the eve of its appearance, and the B.S.A.A. is called in to stop to it. Its makers strive to put the finishing touches on it, and in the midst of all of this, a group of test subjects escapes their confines. How will this experiment play out? And who, ultimately, is running it?
Resident Evil - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Horror - Chapters: 41 - Words: 340,485 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 3/14 - Published: 12/3/2020 - Chris R., A. Wesker, Sheva A., OC - Complete
Indulgence reviews
Finals were over, summer was there, and Adelin's older sister had only one thing to ask of her - that she indulge herself for once. When Adelin sees a three-on-one fight about to break out in the parking lot behind the local Irish pub, she gives in to her less rational impulse and intervenes. A short, silly story about a drunken Leon and a kind stranger. No lemons :)
Resident Evil - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,803 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/9/2020 - Published: 10/2/2020 - [Leon S. K., OC]
Heroes reviews
Everyone is driven by something. Hope, fear, courage...parasitism. Ultimately it is the actions, not the motivation behind them, that define who a person is. Leon's mission is to rescue the president's daughters. Dr. Luis Sera wants to return to a simpler life. The girls want out of this hell hole. Whatever their motivations, their desires come to the same thing: a cult's downfall.
Resident Evil - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 355,593 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 7/28/2020 - Published: 4/13/2020 - [Luis S., OC] Leon S. K., Ashley G. - Complete
Pendragon: New Beginnings reviews
Saint Dane has returned, and the Travelers from the first war will act as mentors to a new generation of Travelers. They will be led by two individuals: Aria Longhorn Callahan, a spirit who was sent back to convince Saint Dane to return to the side of Solara; and Tharon, a righteous spirit whose job is to defeat Saint Dane should Aria fail.
Pendragon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 39 - Words: 157,620 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/19/2020 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Saint Dane, OC - Complete
First Impressions reviews
Allena Jones, a young woman working a summer job at a local museum, makes a fascinating discovery while tending to a popular exhibit. As she comes to learn, however, first impressions can be terribly misleading. When she is cast into the terrifying wilderness of the Constant, it will take all she has just to keep herself alive. What, then, will it take to get her home?
Don't Starve - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 69 - Words: 532,168 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 11/28/2019 - Published: 5/20/2019 - [Wilson H., OC] - Complete