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Joined 03-26-04, id: 561462
Author has written 26 stories for Harry Potter, and Master and Commander.

Who I Am: R. J. K.
What I Write: Aubrey-Maturin fandom, as well as a good deal of 'Harry Potter' fandom. I'm hoping to slide back into a regular pattern of piece production in the 'Potter' category, but I'll just have to keep my fingers crossed.
Major Influences: Patrick O'Brian, JK Rowling, Eoin Colfer, Brian Jacques, Layna, Thorn, Dar, Prongs, Padfoot, the Reluctant Wormtail.

On the Nightstand:
Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth.

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Silence by dogeared pages reviews
And then he disappears behind the ragged veil. It flutters lightly before falling still with an odd finality. Drabble.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 208 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/2/2005 - Sirius B., Remus L.
Snow and Tears by The Wino reviews
Ficlet featuring Glorfindel and Ecthelion, dealing with the death of loved ones on the Grinding Ice. (Slash warning.)
Silmarillion - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,514 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 12/16/2004
L'espion by SilentTrainConductor reviews
The thoughts and musings of a certain spy ;)
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,866 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/14/2004
The Chief's Concern by Izzy reviews
During The Thirteen Gun Salute. Sir Joseph Blaine has a certain issue to discuss with Stephen.
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,718 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/9/2004 - Complete
The Sunset by Alone Dreaming reviews
Drabble. Stephen and Jack watch the clouds as the sun sets.
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 932 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Published: 9/14/2004 - Complete
You May Be Just Yet by Thig reviews
Kinda corny...about Tom Pullings and his wife...as I said, kinda corny...kinda mushy...Slight note from me to you. Me loves y'all!
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,634 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 9/3/2004 - Published: 4/29/2004
Never say Die by SilentTrainConductor reviews
A young Stephen learns a life's lesson...
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,310 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/5/2004
The Death of a Friend by SilentTrainConductor reviews
How does one react to the loss of a Friend? Safety rating. WARNING: Character Death. COMPLETE
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,767 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 6 - Updated: 7/15/2004 - Published: 7/13/2004 - Complete
Before the Dark by Shades of Ink reviews
Your mother...' Professor Lupin sighed, walking to the other side of the bridge. 'Yes, I knew her.' ...A story of a hopeless love, inspired by the suggestively reminiscent PoA film scene. Three-shot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,468 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/7/2004 - Remus L., Lily Evans P.
Release by Shades of Ink reviews
I can't stand writing free-verse, but I figured Tom Riddle was worth the change.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 222 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/6/2004 - Voldemort, Albus D.
Do These Memory Charms Ever Cause Brain Damage? by Backroads reviews
Percy is going to work undercover for the Order. Now all he and Arthur have to do is stage a fight for the rest of the family. How hard can it be?
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 14 - Published: 6/6/2004 - Percy W., Arthur W. - Complete
Nunc et in Hora Mortis Nostrae by TheShoelessOne reviews
Friends pass, and there is nothing that can be done. Stephen can't help but think it was his fault. Spoilers for HMS Surprise.
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,419 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 4/19/2004 - Complete
The Forgiving of Coxswain Barrett Bonden by Thig reviews
Something I wrote and my buddies deemed worthy of posting...is NOT historically accurate, nor is very accurate to the books. The reason why is above. RR would be greatly appreciated. I try to review in return, as well. Sorry 'bout the unreadability before
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,179 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/21/2004
Doctors Knight by Fire Frog reviews
Jack get's Stephen to do him a little favour.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,301 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/9/2004
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Tame reviews
Remus, for the first time, roams the Forbidden Forest alone. He struggles against himself on something that could change the course of his life: the forgiving of Sirius Black. Can he overcome the feeling of being used for a petty trick against Snape?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 750 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/28/2005 - Remus L., Sirius B.
Have You Contemplated Upon It? reviews
[book-verse] A brief, humorous drabble – a comic short, if you will, during ‘HMS Surprise’.
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 522 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 1/11/2005
Salvation reviews
[book-verse] An extremely short look at a pair of Irish siblings, whose lives as slaves on the market take a turn for the better upon the purchase and release by a kind doctor.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 535 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/9/2005
The Woes of Dentistry reviews
An interesting account covering the dental history of one Captain Jack Aubrey on the far side of the world.
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 917 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/11/2004
Black Lament reviews
What light can the world hold without Sirius Black? The only way Nymphadora Tonks can even begin to answer it is through solitude.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 524 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 11/7/2004 - N. Tonks, Sirius B.
A Most Precious Jewel reviews
When Stephen returns from South America, could his new love be softening to the idea of marriage?
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 382 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/2/2004
Friendship Has It's Limits reviews
Years and years of companionship are all well and good, but when it comes to sharing the captain's magnificent Dollond's perspective glass, it's every man for himself.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 354 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/25/2004
Sympathy For A Proud Soul reviews
‘HMS Surprise’ – Diana, concerned after Stephen’s brush with mortality, visits him, and unknowingly shames him with a fatal kiss. (drabble)
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 135 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30/2004
There Is No Burden In Friendship reviews
Spoilers for ‘HMS Surprise’. After a near fatal blow from Diana’s lover, Stephen struggles to survive. In the same instance, Jack grapples with his sudden, inexplicable apprehension over Maturin.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 225 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/22/2004
Absent Christmas reviews
Every Christmas, Neville Longbottom goes to visit the parents he never knew, and the mother who never remembers him, 'though he shares her face.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 279 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/12/2004 - Neville L.
Jeu d'Esprit reviews
A display of wit, long treasured, is passed on from father to son, and a rash wanton by the name of Aubrey is endeared to a doctor.
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,775 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 8/12/2004 - Published: 5/2/2004
Transmogrification reviews
A dull summer leads Harry, Ron, and Hermione to their most impossible adventure ever – trying to make Remus Lupin suitable for a blind date.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Parody - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,480 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/2/2004 - Published: 7/12/2004 - Remus L., Hermione G.
Fidelity reviews
Yellow Admiral', 'The Surgeon's Mate' spoilers. Sophia Aubrey, faithful to the last, is grievously injured at a sudden discovery. When their parents' relationship begins to fail, the children fear for their family.
Master and Commander - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,853 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 8/2/2004 - Published: 7/18/2004
Yearbook reviews
UPDATED: third chapter, from the Aubrey twins point of view. Yay.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 1,612 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/26/2004 - Published: 7/17/2004
In the Interest of Ornithology reviews
A non-plot-altering twist to the Aubrey's trip to Madeira ('The Yellow Admiral').
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 804 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/26/2004
The Last Resort reviews
Sirius Black, following the disaffiliation from his parents, needs gold – fast. Under pressure from his best friend and roommate, Remus Lupin, Padfoot must prove himself a responsible adult.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 865 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/22/2004 - Sirius B., Percy W.
To Describe reviews
Spoilers for 'The Yellow Admiral' and 'The Hundred Days'. Stephen contemplates his sudden recovery from the loss of Diana, and his unexpected fall for another.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 785 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 7/13/2004
Liberties reviews
Spoilers for 'The Fortune of War'. A short piece, in which Stephen Maturin regards the loss of a particular young gentleman.
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 647 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/12/2004
Misère Dans la Conduite reviews
A short, SHORT piece; Barrett Bonden’s point of view after the Leopard is deserted by at least a third of the already undermanned crew. During ‘Desolation Island’.
Master and Commander - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 665 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 7/12/2004
Fathers reviews
A short look at Harry's Father's Day at Grimmauld. One-shot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,591 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/20/2004 - Harry P. - Complete
Keeping Faith reviews
The companion serial to the short 'Swing'. The Purveyors of Magical Mischief-Makers slowly disband, and doubt clouds reason.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,807 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 6/19/2004 - Published: 6/5/2004 - Remus L., Sirius B.
Tears In the Dark reviews
A little piece reflecting on Remus Lupin in his first year. One-shot.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 594 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/13/2004 - Complete
The Facts of Life reviews
It’s time for growing up – James Potter realises the extent of his feelings for one Lily Evans, Remus Lupin copes with peer pressure, Sirius Black begins to experience the change (and embarrassment) of his developing voice, and Peter Pettigrew…
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,530 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Updated: 6/8/2004 - Published: 4/20/2004 - Sirius B., James P.
Swing reviews
A short, drabble-esque piece, inspired by the ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ film. A dark and stormy night in a shabby apartment brings a last glimpse at a relationship, fraying in the midst of mistrust and betrayal.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 947 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/4/2004 - Remus L., Sirius B.
Fortitude reviews
The doctor falls ill to a deadly fever, and the captain is torn at the formerly invincible physician’s vulnerability.
Master and Commander - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,527 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 12 - Published: 4/23/2004
An Interesting Find reviews
The Weasley twins, darting in and out of trouble, discover an interesting little piece of parchment... Read and review, if you please.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,844 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/5/2004 - George W.
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