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Joined 03-27-14, id: 5617687, Profile Updated: 08-14-17
Author has written 10 stories for Sherlock, Doctor Who, Kingkiller Chronicle, Harry Potter, and NCIS: Los Angeles.


Ghostly's the name, writing's the game. Native to the fantastically dangerous Australia. Yes, I wrestle with crocs and eat spiders for breakfast. Favourite method of transport is the emu, despite most of my friends preferring the more comfortable kangaroo - it has a pouch, after all. Got two dingoes, eight koalas - which are not bears by the way - and a kookaburra for pets. And if you just believed everything I wrote, well... Don't ever make friends with an Aussie. It won't end well. For you, anyway.

I one day hope to be a published author, but until that day comes, I'm just stuck here piggy-backing off other artists'/genius' concepts. Good times. Sorry for my recent lull (that's lasted for way too long, and doesn't exactly look to be ending all that soon, either), but all I can say is that the words haven't been working, and real life imposes. I hope to be back in business soon, but 'til then, read, write, and soldier on.

About my works, well, you may write what you like about the. Honest, if you loved it, let me know - promise I'll chuck a party my end - if you hated it, let me know that too, just mayhap with what and why - gotta have something to improve on, right? Probably be sticking to works about Sherlock, the Kingkiller Chronicle and Doctor Who, but you never know, eh? I've only just worked up the courage to write for Harry Potter, and I've recently ventured into the NCIS:LA universe.

None of my work is, nor ever will be, slash/smut/you-know-what-I-mean. I don't do explicit, and I avoid excessive swearing. Call me a nun, but none of that does it for me.

I owe many things to the fabulous littleoddstar, no least the feedback for my perilously slow updates, and will gladly bow to any words words of wisdom they wish to impart. You should follow their State Of Being and Light fics, 'cause they're incredible! Read 'em. Please. Neckee777 is a fantastic writer, and an even more brilliant friend. He's only got a few stories, but they're golden. He writes for the Elder Scrolls and Doctor Who, so if you're a fan, check this kid's stuff out. Please.

There are a coupla others I feel I should mention. sevenpercent writes for Sherlock and portrays the consulting detective as autistic. This is a different spin on the man, and I strongly encourage that you read them. My eyes have been opened. DeejayMil is just about the most riveting writer I've ever had the honour to read, and her fascination with mixing His Dark Materials and Criminal Minds is something that I didn't know I'd been waiting for until she came along. She's widened my horizons.

I read all the time. And I mean, all the time. It's a little unhealthy when exams come along, let me tell you that. Listing all the books I love would take up way too much room, so I won't. I'll just give you a few, yeah? John Flanagan and his works, Bryce Courtenay - may he rest in peace, Robin Hobb's Farseer and Tawny Man trilogies - thrilled she's written a new series with Fitz and the Fool. The Skulduggery Pleasant series, well, brilliant. The Kingkiller Chronicle books are so, so worth reading - although Rothfuss needs to get a move on an release the last book. Harry Potter, childhood.

Cheers to everyone who read this,

Ghostly ;)

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The Enemy of my Enemy by VioletOakCypress reviews
Before Spencer Reid joined the FBI, he was a covert agent in the CIA. With his youth and genius at his disposal, he was successful and on his way to become a master spy but then the ultimate betrayal made him want out. Six years he had kept his life a secret from everyone until one day when it all caught back up with him.
Criminal Minds - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 43 - Words: 45,688 - Reviews: 387 - Favs: 660 - Follows: 490 - Updated: 4/25 - Published: 7/18/2015 - A. Hotchner/Hotch, D. Morgan, D. Rossi, S. Reid - Complete
Ten things The Marauders know about one another.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,667 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/12/2018 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Sirius B., Remus L., James P., Peter P.
Back To The Light by Thousandsmiles reviews
It's been a damn long time since Arthur has cared about anything. Then he meets Merlin and everything changes. Modern setting AU. No Slash.
Merlin - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,307 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/18/2017 - Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine - Complete
Letters to a High Functioning Sociopath by Pakmai reviews
Picking up after Letters to a Soldier, John is back in Afghanistan and Sherlock is still in London, with only letters to connect them. Will absence make the heart grow fonder, or will the distance be too boring for the consulting detective? Johnlock. NOW COMPLETE.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 67 - Words: 88,812 - Reviews: 842 - Favs: 497 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 12/14/2016 - Published: 1/15/2015 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
A State Of Being by littleoddstar reviews
Previously, Fallen Angel. "...but do not think for a second that I am one of them." Sherlock is not known for believing beyond what he can see. But maybe, just maybe, there is something beyond what he recalls of his past. Something connected to a young girl that miraculously survives a severe head injury, and knows Sherlock more than he remembers himself ever Being.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 38 - Words: 43,757 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 2/25/2016 - Published: 4/20/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., OC
Liquid Nitrogen by C1nd3r5 reviews
Jack Frost is a prodigy, achieving the job of full professor at age 20. However, his carefree attitude gets on the nerves of the others, older, assistant and associate professors. But Jack is hiding a deep secret, underneath the carefree grin, one that only his doctor knows about. And this secret is just as volatile as the liquid nitrogen that he loves to play with so much.
Rise of the Guardians - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 26 - Words: 48,244 - Reviews: 551 - Favs: 517 - Follows: 475 - Updated: 10/7/2015 - Published: 11/18/2013 - Jack Frost, Bunnymund, Pitch - Complete
Doctor Who: Number Fifteen by Neckee777 reviews
A few regenerations after Peter Capaldi's Doctor, a new Doctor takes to the TARDIS. Together with companion Cassie, the Doctor must work to save the Universe from foes both old and new, with as much wit, sarcasm, and style as possible.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,425 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/18/2015 - Published: 7/8/2015
The Parts That Form Us by the ticking clock reviews
Sometimes, Bast wonders if Kvothe is a reliable narrator.
Kingkiller Chronicle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,264 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/10/2015 - Kvothe, Bast
Aiding and Abetting by JolieBlack reviews
When Greg Lestrade meets Sherlock Holmes, the brilliant young detective seems to have left his past as a drug addict far behind. But when one of their cases pitches Sherlock headlong into a relapse, Greg is determined not to lose him – whatever the cost to himself. - A canon-compliant piece of backstory, set pre-series.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 43,085 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 5/5/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Sherlock H., DI Lestrade, Mycroft H. - Complete
Goodbye by Belle A Lestrange reviews
After the year that never was the Doctor must do one last thing for the Master on planet earth. He must give the man a proper burial and come to terms with his own grief as he says the second hardest word in a universal language. He has to say 'Goodbye'.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,827 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/30/2015 - 10th Doctor, The Master - Complete
Second Skin by the ticking clock reviews
Remus has learned to fear the moon.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,840 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/27/2015 - Remus L.
Letters to a Soldier by Pakmai reviews
Captain John Watson is a soldier in Afghanistan. Sherlock Holmes has just been admitted to a drug rehab facility, assigned to write a letter to an unknown soldier. He doesn't expect to get a letter back from someone as interesting as John. John doesn't expect to get letter from a recovering drug addict. Together they form an unlikely friendship through letters. Johnlock. Part 1.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 53 - Words: 70,864 - Reviews: 847 - Favs: 871 - Follows: 676 - Updated: 1/15/2015 - Published: 3/14/2014 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
Everybody Lies by Omission by Ranowa Hikura reviews
In which House says everything in what he doesn't say. House doesn't know why he's playing the game, just that he is. Wilson, Cuddy, and his team don't know what's going on, just that something is up with House. Chase doesn't know anything, just that House is always there. Anti-Chameron, House/Chase if you squint; pretty much just Chase whump and House mucking it up.
House, M.D. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,825 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 13 - Published: 1/2/2015 - R. Chase, G. House - Complete
Illusions by Italian Hobbit reviews
Fíli and Kíli get in a fight, and Fíli stomps off on his own... but when he doesn't return, it's up to Kíli to find him. But something has happened to Fíli, and he no longer seems to be the brother Kíli knows. No slash.
Hobbit - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 34 - Words: 126,739 - Reviews: 1278 - Favs: 423 - Follows: 406 - Updated: 8/10/2014 - Published: 4/27/2013 - Thorin, Fíli, Kíli, Dís - Complete
Fictional Words by littleoddstar reviews
These are fictional words, friend. They are not heroes nor means to an end. They come from worlds in imagination. These are fictional words. These are fictional words, friend. They are not heroes nor means to an end. But you don't have to be a hero to save, nor real to end. These are our fictional worlds. Multi-Fandom, but Harry Potter was the first category I found.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 403 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Published: 5/3/2014 - Complete
Can't Care Too Much by littleoddstar reviews
Acid words come from the tongues of murderers. Gunshots murder on the roof of the saint. The last wishes of a man condemned to death are whispered. Falling is the tool of destruction. This is the poem of a man doomed to fall, an angel without wings that cannot fly, and a friendship on the brink of being shattered. But there is always hope. Johnlock, if you squint.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 694 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/17/2014 - Sherlock H. - Complete
Swirling Streams and Jagged Rocks by littleoddstar reviews
'It wasn't that he didn't want him around, it just hurt to.' A one-shot about Jack's affect on the Doctor- what he makes him feel (minds out of the gutter!) and what he reminds him of.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 799 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/5/2014 - Complete
The Doctor Dreams by littleoddstar reviews
The Doctor dreams. But these dreams are too few and too far between. These are the Doctor's nightmares, but they are unlike most- they're memories.
Doctor Who - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 626 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 3/20/2014 - Complete
You Paid Me Well In Memories by Ballykissangel reviews
It's Sherlock's birthday and John is not doing well. No matter how hard he's tried to keep on living, he knows he is going to give up soon and he isn't going to make it. Today is his last and only chance to visit Sherlock's grave to talk and give him his gifts:His dog tags, a book full of notes and memories and the meaning of love as Sherlock watches on in grief.HeavyAngst&NoSlash
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,149 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 12/30/2013 - Published: 11/6/2013 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
Absence by the ticking clock reviews
Kvothe becomes the mask he wears. Bast can only watch. Oneshot. Slight spoilers for Wise Man's Fear.
Kingkiller Chronicle - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,517 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Bast, Kvothe
The Scars We Keep by the ticking clock reviews
It's Sirius who notices the scars first. Sirius and Lupin's friendship through the years. Oneshot. First HP fanfic.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,118 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/12/2013
De Frag by sevenpercent reviews
Sherlock's hard-drive needs to be cleaned up; viruses detected, malware files deleted, memory freed up, order restored. Follows on chronologically from Musgrave Blaze, but there will be enough back story to stand alone if you haven't read that yet.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 46,038 - Reviews: 195 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 8/31/2013 - Published: 8/12/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., DI Lestrade - Complete
Musgrave Blaze by sevenpercent reviews
Mixing ACD canon, Sherlock and John are drawn to the rolling hills of Gloucestershire to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a horse, the death of its trainer, and the theft of a three-day eventing trophy from Musgrave Hall. Multi-chapter case fic that brings back some old memories for both men.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 67,128 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 37 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 7/8/2013 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H. - Complete
When Evening Falls So Hard by Ballykissangel reviews
All the kings horses, all the kings men couldn't put John Watson and Sherlock Holmes back together again Post reichenbach prequel to We Might Not Make It Home. Returning Sherlock never dreamed they would end like this, he never thought he would be watching a shattered John standing on the roof edge of Barts leaving a death note as Sherlock begs him not to jump. Heavy angst no slash
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,251 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 5/30/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
To The End Of The Stars by LastSaskatchewanSpacePirate reviews
When Greg Lestrade was a little boy, his father used to take him out to look at the stars. The story of Lestrade, and of Sherlock. T for safety & drug use. Angst, love, and h/c. No slash: father-son relationship.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,476 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 41 - Published: 10/4/2012 - DI Lestrade, Sherlock H.
Appraisals and Appointments by Trinitas reviews
Politics, power plays and a phone call: how House of the dæmonverse came to hire Chase. Contains concepts from Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' trilogy, but is not a true crossover.
House, M.D. - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,965 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/13/2009 - G. House, R. Chase, J. Wilson, E. Foreman - Complete
Principles of Growth by Trinitas reviews
House knew Chase was some kind of heretic, but what he learns about his protégé after getting on the wrong side of the Consistorial Court is beyond anything he'd ever guessed. House/His Dark Materials crossover, AU, Chase-centric, House/Wilson established, House/Chase father/son, supernatural elements.
House, M.D. - Rated: T - English - Angst/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31,167 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 10 - Published: 7/6/2008 - R. Chase, G. House - Complete
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Got Your Back reviews
"Look less terrified, more entertained." Despite having vastly different opinions on many things, G. Callen and Marty Deeks are strangely alike in their ways. "Both immersed themselves totally in the character they needed to become, locking away tight their real selves." A collection of stories that revolve mainly around the interactions of Deeks and Callen with each other.
NCIS: Los Angeles - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,421 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 8/10/2017 - Published: 8/7/2017 - G. Callen, M. Deeks
Panicking reviews
"Deeks was panicking and he knew it." Sometimes they arrive too late to save lives, and all they can do is help with the aftermath. "Deeks stopped by the torso of a young girl, no older than eight, a once bright yellow dress now stained to the colour of rust." Detective Marty Deeks doesn't know who to turn to, just that he has to get away. Callen follows, and helps in his own way.
NCIS: Los Angeles - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,279 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 5/12/2017 - Published: 5/8/2017 - G. Callen, M. Deeks - Complete
A School, A Home, An Escape reviews
For many, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry was merely a school. Others had come to think of the school as a second home. And to some, to those desperate few, it quickly became an escape. Jason Black was one of those Godforsaken people. Set in the Marauders' time. References of abuse. Please read, please review.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,038 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 11/2/2016 - Published: 5/8/2016 - Sirius B., OC
Lost reviews
He'd found her. Unwittingly and unknowingly, he'd found her, and he hadn't recognised her. He'd told her his story and then said that he'd know his Clara Oswald anywhere. Except he hadn't. Post 'Hell Bent'. Please Review.
Doctor Who - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,239 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 12/7/2015 - 12th Doctor - Complete
A Conversation reviews
This is a series of short conversations carried out by the characters in Sherlock. They're not set in a particular time, and they're not connected to one another in any way. I'm taking prompts from anyone who has a conversation idea, and will update sporadically - sorry 'bout that.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 3,778 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 10/7/2015 - Published: 5/9/2014 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete
A Chance Meeting reviews
It's all a matter of wrong place, wrong time. Or, depending on how you look at things, right place, right time. Charlie's having a hard time but that doesn't mean not comforting a young man with floppy hair who's having a bad day himself. Not knowing what else to do, Charlie can't leave this struggling man alone. Dedicated to LittleOddStar. Reviews Welcome.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,553 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 7 - Published: 9/12/2015 - 11th Doctor, OC - Complete
Things Best Left Alone reviews
Bast watches silently as his teacher fades away day by day. He knows of the hidden items that his Reshi has stowed away, not able to leave them behind, but equally unable to face the memories they bring. Bast sees all, but says nothing. One night something changes, but Bast does not know if it is for the better, or worse. Please review.
Kingkiller Chronicle - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,084 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/18/2015 - Kvothe, Bast - Complete
The Doctor's Tears reviews
The Doctor has saved the Universe, but lost Donna. The price is a costly one, and he suffers the effects long after she's gone. Insight into the Doctor's life while travelling alone. Set after 'Journey's End' and before 'The End Of Time'. Series of one-shots. Suggestions welcome. Please review.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,018 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/12/2015 - Published: 4/22/2015 - 10th Doctor, Donna N. - Complete
A Lone Man reviews
This is a one-shot, well, two short paragraphs really. My first Doctor Who entry, so I thought I'd start small. The Doctor when he's alone is neither healthy nor helpful. A bit depressing really. Please read, please review.
Doctor Who - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 455 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/30/2015 - Complete
In The Dark reviews
It's far easier to admit the truth in the dark, especially to yourself. Sherlock values John far more than he anticipated, and John has found an unexpected friend in Sherlock. Just something that was floating around in my head and I thought was worth writing down. Not Johnlock. Rated T to be safe. War and torture references.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 839 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/8/2014 - Sherlock H., John W. - Complete