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Author has written 34 stories for Legend of Zelda, and Naruto.

If no other will,
Say what you want to hear;
Paint what you want to see;
Write what you want to read.

About Me

Name: Usually abbreviated to CM
Birthyear: 1988
Location: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Profession: Translator
Spoken/Written Languages: French (fluent), English (fluent), Spanish. I'd be glad to reply in any language you may decide to write me in.
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Food: Sweets
Favourite Animal: Rabbits

I reserve preferential treatment for UK/CAN spelling in English. I do not write on demand. I was 14 when I came up with my username, which explains a lot, I swear. I started writing at the age of 10.

About My Fics

When I write fan fiction, I don't like to create original characters. It's not my thing. They always stick out like a sore thumb. I DO, however, love to use various character alter egos like they are their own person. That's why you'll find Zelda chatting up Sheik and Tetra like it's nothing. And Link, Dark Link (Dark), Child Link (Kidd), Fierce Deity Link (Damon) have no qualms about co-existing.

I write a lot of Alternate Universe [AU] stories, because I think there are too few of them, and every one else is more than welcome to specialize in canon universes. I feel I already explored the canon long enough to know what its limits are, and they are not fun anymore.

I leave many of my stories up even though they are not representative of my skill anymore. Remember that as the publication dates grow older, so does the story quality. At this stage I only endorse the ones that were published from Straight Shooter and onwards. The rest are there because they are still well-liked, and because I want a handy reminder of all the things I learned.

Finished Projects

Fighting Gravity: Set in Hyrule's technological future, an epic about war, flight and the magic that was forgotten.

If you're looking for music to accompany the experience:

Duran Duran - (Reach Up for the) Sunrise
Florence and the Machine - What the Water Gave Me
Foo Fighters - Walk
Foo Fighters - Long Road to Ruin
Francis Cabrel - L'arbre va tomber
Hirasawa Susumu - Parade (instrumental)
Infected Mushroom - Sa'eed
Les Cowboys fringants - Plus rien
Linkin Park - In My Remains
Linkin Park - Burning in the Skies
Okino Shuntaro - Cloud Age Symphony
Owl City - Air Traffic
SR-71 - Truth
Tunng - Bullets

Future Projects

[Title pending]
A more traditional story, without the scope or the length of FG.

Setting: Modern AU.
Pairings: Zelink, Midnark, most likely.
Progress: I'm still plotting out an outline since the idea came up in early May 2014. Will probably borrow some plot elements from a Bollywood film Lyx and I both love (no, really, we fucking love it; it is the best thing to ever happen to our lives), except it won't be pants on head ridiculous the way the movie is.
Synopsis: Link and his siblings― Damon, Dark, Aryll and Kidd― are really, really good at what they do, and what they do is called larceny.

Other projects

If you're reading this, odds are you're trying to find out what I'm up to. I've been distancing myself from the fan fiction world for a while now (even though my future projects don't seem to reflect this). Fan fiction isn't so much a tool for improvement to me anymore as a way to write easy, mindless stories. I started publishing here over ten years ago, and have been honing my writing assiduously since. I've met some extraordinary people in this community, not the least of which is Lyxie, whose work you should definitely check out.

In the meantime, I started dating, got an education, got a job, got engaged. I'm hoping to buy a house sometime soon, and I've started a Translation business. We'll see how all that works out. And in the midst of everything else, I'm still writing. Lyxie and I have bounced several dozen ideas back and forth, trying our hand at collaborative writing (original fiction). I've also got several side projects, mostly original fiction.

So I guess what I'm saying is, thank you for the springboard, people. You'll be the first to know if I get anything published, I swear it.

In conclusion

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to message me. I'll be glad to answer any question you may have, whether it's regarding fandoms, fanfiction or anything else that goes through your head.

All my love,

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Hyrule Net reviews
"We had a pool going that Link couldn't beat Ganondorf at arm wrestling. He lost, so he asked for a rematch in wastebasketball, and won, so now they're even and trying to find a way to settle the matter once and for all. We're down in the breakroom if you want to see." Zelink, Midnark. Modern AU Oneshot series.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,885 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 303 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 5/22/2014 - Published: 3/15/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Fighting Gravity reviews
The land of Hylia is being torn asunder by civil war, from the dunes of Twilight to the lush hills of Calatia. When Captain Link of the Hylian Alliance recovers the imperial princess in a crashed airship during a storm, he ends up embroiled in a situation no training could possibly prepare him for. AU, Zelink, Midnark, Sci-Fi/Fantasy COMPLETE
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 194,179 - Reviews: 432 - Favs: 310 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 9/6/2011 - Link, Zelda, Nabooru, Midna - Complete
Haunted reviews
"Our Poe is an old thing with no recorded name, I reckon. And the girl goes by the name of Zelda Harkinian." "Well, the good news is that she's easy to keep an eye on. The bad news is that she's obviously possessed." Zelink, AU, oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,727 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 18 - Published: 10/31/2008 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Bad Start reviews
Dark stretched, the usual irony in his voice muted to an undertone only the princess could possibly comprehend, "And miss out on this exquisite opportunity to swoon with delight in your glorious presence? Never." Midnark New Year's Special. AU.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,554 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/31/2007 - Dark Link - Complete
Reine reviews
It seemed, honestly, that Link's selflessness and his utter generosity made him the most notorious nobody in town. Zelink, oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,611 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 474 - Follows: 45 - Published: 9/30/2007 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Of All the Princesses reviews
There had been a time where they had been friends. A time where they would laugh and be accomplices. But that was before. Before he ever started considering love. Before she stopped needing him. Zelink
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,069 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 32 - Published: 7/9/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Worse Things in the World reviews
Just because I'm Link's dorm neighbour doesn't mean I'm best qualified for handling drunken administration majors, no matter how cute they happen to be. Oh, hell, there are worse things in the world, after all, right? Zelink AU, Drunk!Link.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,709 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 25 - Published: 6/2/2007 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Summit reviews
"I like twilight. It means there was a day, and it means there will be another to follow, no matter how long the night." Four years after Twilight Princess, Colin, Talo and Link are headed for the Hyrule Summit. Character study. Three part story. COMPLETE
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 22,157 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 23 - Published: 3/9/2007 - Link, Zelda, Colin, Midna - Complete
Only in Hyrule reviews
I don't know whether or not I'll become queen, I'm running against a tyrant, every single one of my friends is nuts, and all I want to do is jump my hot blonde publicist's bones. I, Zelda Harkinian, am royally screwed. AU Zelink. 2007 UFO Awards Winner
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 130,308 - Reviews: 1044 - Favs: 860 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 1/14/2007 - Published: 9/6/2006 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Avid reviews
"Perhaps I can be so bold as to enquire about the 'why' of your nakedness?" He slowed down and smirked at her question. "Why, Zelda, dost my ears deceive me or are you jealous of my shower head?" AU Zelink. Rated 15 & up, to be safe.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,121 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 30 - Published: 12/30/2006 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Straight Shooter reviews
They'll tell children all about Link's numerous and heroic deeds, about how he saved Hyrule from the greedy, evil hands of Ganondorf, but they'll never once, not once, tell them what asinine gall he has. Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,422 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 32 - Published: 7/22/2006 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Privateer reviews
"I knew I ought to have forced her to leave with her aunt to the south. But she refused. Of course, of late I finally figured out why. She ought to have been wed a long time ago, before the idea of having a male friend would come along." AU, Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,635 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 5/6/2006 - Published: 3/9/2006 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Change reviews
"The only way you can manage to leave tomorrow morning would be to enter Konoha village without advertising your presence. Or else they wouldn't let you go." "I know that." "I'm not talking about the ANBU or the law enforcers." "I know that." SasuSaku.
Naruto - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,660 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/12/2006 - Sasuke U., Sakura H. - Complete
Freak reviews
I love that photocopier. It has an uncanny ability to jam and eat up paper and splatter ink and mess up commands. An employee's nightmare. I adore it. After all, who'd have thought that a hired repairer would look so fine? Zelink, AU oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,942 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 22 - Published: 4/12/2006 - Zelda, Link - Complete
There Was reviews
There was the way she laughed. There was the way the light danced in her eyes whenever she turned to smile at him. There was the way her cheeks flushed and the way she sauntered around her apartment like she owned the place—well, she did, and it showed.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,125 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/30/2006 - Link - Complete
Shades of Deception reviews
Your hands may be stronger from being tangible, however my words and promises are far more seductive and easy to fall for. Let us see, Hero of Time, which side of the coin is luckier. Oneshot. Zeldark, Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,670 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/6/2006 - Dark Link, Zelda - Complete
Above the Tide reviews
He remembered the words, the wise promise of a new hope, of a future, uttered in the last breaths of the man, even as his kingdom was crushed by torrents of water, a flood only gods could imagine. TetraxLink
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,858 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/20/2006 - Link, Tetra - Complete
Happily Ever After reviews
I noticed the fire department number. Mrs. Forester shrugged with a weak smile. "Better prevent than heal," she simply said. At that, I nodded, and tried to hide my rising sense of panic. AU, oneshot, Zelink.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,768 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 19 - Published: 1/16/2006 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Hyrule Times reviews
They'd both gone down their own paths, which had, for some reason, been parallel, if distanced. Both had moved to become heads of their corporations, and both had had rising competitors whom had been taken out—in similar fashions too. Zelink, AU.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 22,141 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 12 - Published: 12/24/2005 - Zelda, Link - Complete
For the Best reviews
"God, Link," she turned to him, "why do I ALWAYS end up with bastards?" He raised an index, looking at her pointedly, and said, "You ended up right here, missy. I do accept the compliment, though." Zelink oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,580 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 23 - Published: 10/9/2005 - Zelda, Link - Complete
The Battleground reviews
The law of the strongest. It is a beautiful, all powerful law.You will see them soon, Miss Malon. It is a good thing we are safe here. They are dangerous. And beautiful. Zelink AU oneshot.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,763 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/6/2005 - Link, Zelda, Malon, Ganondorf - Complete
Hylian Kings reviews
AU, Zelink. The eternal conflict between facing pain and running from it. In a world ruled by the Evil King, Link has to make the decision between running from himself in exile, or helping his childhood friend to reclaim her throne.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 35,528 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 9/13/2005 - Published: 8/14/2005 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Nighttime Activities reviews
Zelink. Very AU. Link has a job he needs to accomplish. Zelda Harkinian, rich heir and club dancer has been kidnapped. And three days may not be enough to save her.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 29,802 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 9/9/2005 - Published: 6/30/2004 - Link, Zelda - Complete
December reviews
Montreal, Canada. Link is fending off the cold. Now if only he could get a nice warm smile from his colleague Zelda to make his Christmas time worthwhile? Zelink. AU, obviously.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,016 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/7/2005 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Photoshoot reviews
He hadn't expected that it would be shown elsewhere than in a magazine ad. Now, it seemed as though his gigantic self, tanned and all, looked down at him as though to say, 'Look at where I am now' Oneshot, LxZ.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,074 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 18 - Published: 9/7/2005 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Evading Protocol reviews
Zelink AU s, the Commander—she—isn't too keen on letting you get off this one easy. The whole of headquarters knows you've gone off mission procedures. You're going to get hell for it.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,423 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/24/2005 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Everything She Wants reviews
Zelink AU Oneshot. Zelda smiled. "Just jazzy. I'm not in love with my boyfriend. Can my life be any more pathetic?" "Well," Link said without opening his eyes, "you could be in love with someone who doesn't love you back."
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,701 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 14 - Published: 7/14/2005 - Link, Zelda - Complete
So Like Link reviews
AU oneshot. Zelink. It was so like Link to bring home a stray animal. In fact, if I hadn't known any better, I'd have thought he'd been out looking for the thing. But of course, he'd swear otherwise.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,803 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 23 - Published: 7/10/2005 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Nothing New reviews
AU, Zelink. Archeology. "Why, Zelda. Link Forester. I'm sure I mentioned him to you. He is our local study of the Harkinian history! He knows almost more about your family than you do! And he knows the estate like his pocket."
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,936 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 2/24/2005 - Published: 2/4/2005 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Fatal Illness reviews
One thing with having a functional brain ― a very rare thing these days, might I add, ―: you're never completely sure of something because, well, you have two brains in one. Smart move, God. Give me two lobes. Right. Real smart. LxZ
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,196 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/1/2005 - Zelda, Link - Complete
Caught Between reviews
Not really AU, oneshot, Zelink. Link was injured, and is taken in by a strange girl. These are not the people from any game. They're one of the many generations. Between OoT-MM and WW.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,196 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 13 - Published: 12/8/2004 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Tribute reviews
There was a stir in the air that day. Across the fields, over the mountains, into the depths of the rivers, something shifted, like a dormant force turning over and mumbling in its sleep.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,013 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/25/2004 - Link - Complete
Morning Rebuke reviews
Link is late to work, and he has to report to his boss, Zelda Harkinian. AU, oneshot, LZ, some humor... I guess...
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,847 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/1/2004 - Link, Zelda - Complete
Close Return reviews
Oneshot. Link sneaks into Hyrule Castle one night, as a habit. Zelink romance. R&R if you dare.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,959 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 14 - Published: 5/31/2004 - Link, Zelda - Complete