Hadrien Asbury
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Joined 03-08-04, id: 550908, Profile Updated: 09-21-11
Author has written 1 story for Superman.

I regretfully must announce that Sunspots is on an extended, and perhaps permanent hiatus. I have included a link to an open letter to the fandom, and will keep the world informed as I myself journey through my writing, and try and make my way back to you... and poor, poor Clark.

May 2011: Hey guys... there is a Chapter 22 in existence...

November 2010: Still alive. Did some minor editing on Chapter 3.

July 2010: Still here, believe it or not. Recently worked on Chapter 21, and did minor editing on four existing chapters.

March 2010: Things are looking a little up, as Chapter 21 is 1/3 written (i.e. it exists). I am still active, as in my e-mail address and livejournal are still the same and I maintain this username (and the hope of publishing something, anything, one day).


I have been reading fanfiction for twelve years, but, only five couples in five fandoms (M/K, X-Files; H/D, Harry Potter; Clois, Superman; J/D, Stargate; J/S, Sherlock) so that's concentrated. My very early days of fanfiction (circa 1998/99) included Gargoyles and Ranma 1/2! In 2010 I found I had read the entire internet's worth of Jack/Daniel for 2.5 years straight, and then the BBC's Sherlock exploded into my FACE.

After all these years and with many wide-ranging theories, ideas, and philosophies regarding fanfiction and the greater creative world I finally took up the keyboard in 2007. I demand such perfection in an effort to avoid the norm that my stories will be slow in coming, which is very clear.

I feel very strongly about not introducing personal views on religion, politics, world events, or inventing family histories, moral dilemmas, nefarious other-worldly plots, new characters, or even dates. I tend to only go so far as what is suggested about a character (and that in itself can be a lot) and never too far beyond that. We are given a lot to work with in only the mythos of Superman, and I elect to stay away from fantastic plot shifts. I explore the minds behind the actions and within the dilemmas of ordinary life, so while we are in a superhero's universe, I treat my characters like ordinary humans complete with bad mouths, interesting habits, and whiny Mondays.


Superman

I initially planned to write only within the Superman Returns universe (and did from 7/2007 to 2/2008) and started by thinking on what I hoped would one day be the Ultimate One-Shot Series, a series of unrelated one-shots celebrating the moments we live for in fiction (here, the Reveal Scene, or some other dramatic climax) without all the other plot complications that can ruin a well-written emotional moment. This project will probably never come to light.

I did eventually wander into other fandoms, but as of May 2011 have 350,000 words of unpublished material. I never want to publish again without a complete product, however, I am a chapter/episodic author and this proves to be extremely difficult.

I know nothing of the Smallville universe and have very limited knowledge of both the comic canon and the other Superman movies. Consider any obvious mistakes poetic license. I feel cross-overs are something to be handled gently and will probably never stray there. I shy away from Jason-centric fics, because while an important aspect of a story and character development I feel children have very little to say in love. So, Jason and his impact will be noted and explored, yet I fear I do not understand children well enough to write for them, or to have them figure largely in a stories meant to explore the minds and affairs of adults.

My ultimate SR story is a multi-chaptered and regularly updated novel-length fic called, "Sunspots" that while long in coming will either be completed or removed. There is no worse feeling than liking a story and glancing up to realize it hasn't been updated in a year and a half and will probably never come to fruition. I know this is what is true right now.

It is meant to explore and follow Lois and Clark after Superman Returns and into a intense and unpredictable period of solar activity which, among other things, leads to a complete exploration of everything that ever was and ever will be between Lois and Clark and Lois and Superman. I can tell you that I had no intention of stopping, in light of the reception this story has gotten, but I simply did.

To my knowledge my plot line is original and I maintain a very strict policy of not reading Superman fic while writing (which gets very boring, I'll admit). I say this because I am very aware of how original ideas creep their way into the back of your brain and what you end up considering fanon is really plagiarism. I would just like to note in case my work accidentally mirrors that of another writer, out there, somewhere (gestures to the Internet): I make every effort to maintain original ideas, moments, dialog, etc.


Leave reviews, you know as a community that they are always welcome. And I listen, I really do.

My fiction strives to be different, to avoid common clichés made within certain universes, and yet accepts well-known fanon. I am sensitive to the needs and wants of the readers, being a reader for so long, and hope to provide some genuine entertainment. PLEASE let me know if I have strayed into the wide mire of cliché.

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Superman Movieverse Fanfiction Awards!

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Diatomic by dress without sleeves reviews
She drives by his apartment. She doesn't know why, except that she was eating a hotdog at the stand outside of the Planet and suddenly she had to know where he lived, where he slept, where he ate his dinners. Clois.
Superman - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,778 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/13/2007 - Complete
Everything Light and Good by LostNSpace reviews
Armed with an interview assignment, a reluctant Lois finds herself truly alone with Superman for the first time since he discovered the bittersweet secret they share.
Superman - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,186 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 1/26/2007 - Published: 12/16/2006
A Night To Remember by broadwaybuff reviews
This is my first oneshot piece of fiction about a historical night between Lois and Superman. A night they will never forget. A night that could change everything. Nominated for 'Best Overall Short' in 2007 Superman Movieverse Fanfiction Awards.
Superman - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,742 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/22/2006 - Complete
Eclipse by Mijan reviews
Draco swore revenge on Harry for Lucius's imprisonment, and for once, he keeps his promise. The old rivalry turns deadly when Draco abducts Harry for Voldemort. But when Draco’s world turns upside down, the fight to save himself and Harry begins. HD, COMP
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 20 - Words: 309,149 - Reviews: 2874 - Favs: 3,590 - Follows: 540 - Updated: 1/18/2006 - Published: 5/26/2003 - Draco M., Harry P. - Complete
Adamant and Starlight by CorvetteClaire reviews
Draco disappears from Hogwarts and returns mysteriously, unable to say where he's been. Now Harry will lose him to his mother, or much worse, if he can't find out what happened to him during those missing days. SLASH WARNING! Sequel to Thicker than Blood.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 123,020 - Reviews: 329 - Favs: 237 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 5/3/2005 - Published: 8/6/2003 - Harry P., Draco M.
Thicker Than Blood by CorvetteClaire reviews
It is Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts, and Voldemort has returned to full power. The Death Eaters assault the castle and lay siege to it, injuring Draco and trapping the students inside. Chaos and much angst ensue. Eventual Harry/Draco slash (be warned!).
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 99,064 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 407 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/17/2003 - Published: 4/27/2003 - Draco M., Harry P.
Sunspots reviews
What hopes to be an in-depth look at the romance and complications in the lives of Lois, Clark, and Superman from multiple perspectives leading up to, through and possibly beyond the greatest Solar Maximum in recorded astronomical history. PostSR.
Superman - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 114,291 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 158 - Updated: 12/7/2008 - Published: 7/1/2007