Renfro Calhoun
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Joined 04-14-01, id: 58752, Profile Updated: 11-26-11
Author has written 10 stories for .hack/SIGN, Breath of Fire, Final Fantasy XI, Rozen Maiden, and Valkyria Chronicles.

30-year-old college graduate, currently looking for a practical, money-making application for a political science degree. Working on a non-fanfiction project, but I've always got something fanfictioney on the back burner. In my free time - which I never seem to have enough of - I'm big on videogames and webcomics, with a more-than-passing interest in anime, and cartoons in general for that matter. Speaking of gaming and writing, I write and participate in podcasts for RandomNPC, a gaming blog primarily focused on RPGs.

I'm partial to mysteries and adventure, but I have a very, very soft spot for cute things.

Stories (completed or in-progress)

.Hack//Heist - Part 1 of 4. Story told from two perspectives concerning the actions of three thieves trying to steal from Cyber Connect. Mystery, action, drama, angsty fluff. Some Kite/BlackRose.

.Hack//Relapse - Part 2 of 4. Same two perspectives. Dean and Hiroshi (Kite) follow opposite trails in pursuit of the men behind The World and Morganna. More mystery, action, drama and angsty fluff, and a touch of romance to boot. Slightly more Kite/BlackRose.

.Hack//Penance - Part 3 of 4. Follows the end of Quarantine. Kite finds himself being followed, online and offline, and rumors begin circulating about a bizarre event character who's searching for Stolls (Dean). Same as above, only... well, moreso, I guess. And CLOSURE! Kite/BlackRose, OC/BT.

.Hack//Rejoinder - Part 4 of 4. Some time after the end of Penance, forces within Cyber Connect seek the end of The World by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Kite slowly loses his desire to play the game, and Dean returns to Japan in search of Miku. Same as usual, but a bit more mature this go-round. Distinctly more pronounced Kite/BlackRose, OC/BT.

Freedom, for Better or Worse - Breath of Fire III. Slight Ryu/Nina fluff, postgame introspection on what, exactly, it was all about. Oneshot.

What I Didn't Say - Rozen Maiden. Post-season one Shinku versus computer shenanigans, wherein she finds out what's been on Jun's mind. Slight Jun/Shinku fluff.

Lessons - Final Fantasy XI. Series of fanfic requests; the adventures and ponderings of select characters throughout Vana'Diel. Five stories in all.

The Things That I Want - Final Fantasy XI. A Red Mage goes spelunking, looking for a certain special something he lost a long time ago. Same character as from the Lesson on Versatility.

On Archetypes - Final Fantasy XI. Captain Rakoh Buuma muses about the very, very similar people she sees coming and going from Windurst Woods. Guest appearance by the guy from Lessons and The Things That I Want.

Things Left Behind - Valkyria Chronicles. Shortly before the battle at Naggiar, a team of Gallian scouts were sent to a town near the border to investigate Imperial sightings. What transpired would remain a mystery until well after the end of the war.

Planned Stories

Empty Man's Desire - Working title for a oneshot S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl fic. En route to the reactor sarcophagus, the Marked One takes a detour through the Pripyat hotel and finds he can stand no longer. Forced to rest, he's left only with his thoughts, with questions he cannot answer. Short introspection piece.

No One Came - Working title for a lengthy Star Ocean: Second Story/Evolution fic, reimagined from a much older story I once wrote. Claude returns to Earth for a debriefing, finding only a Federation brass that simply doesn't know what to do with him. The debriefing agent, one Royce Fitzgerald, finds that Claude may have left something important back on Expel. Drama/romance fic, pairings not yet determined.

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What Might Have Been by Armchair Professor reviews
"Maybe . . . when the war is over, you can run away and join the circus with us . . ." Jokingly, she'd put the note in the suggestion box. But what if he'd chosen love over destiny? Riou x Eilie
Suikoden - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,077 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 14 - Published: 8/26/2008 - Complete
It's Just a Game by Sky's Penname reviews
Love isn't something that should be in a game. Yet here it is. Kite and Blackrose oneshot.
.hack/SIGN - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,263 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/30/2006 - Complete
Fishing by Suiko Warrior N-Chan reviews
[McSumi] McDohl enjoys a tranquil day of fishing. Kasumi watches
Suikoden - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,337 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/19/2005
A Fluffy Sheloyd Fic by Lloyd Irving Aurion reviews
One-shot Sheloyd fic. Lloyd and Sheena have some non-perverse fun one night while the others sleep. Warning: may cause cavities.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,759 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 12 - Published: 11/28/2004 - Lloyd I., Sheena F. - Complete
Forms of Love by Irritus185 reviews
Sequel to Half My Heart. After she waits up in her new lover's embrace, Nina contemplates on what love truely is, and whether or not she will always have that with the dragon of her dreams. One-shot
Breath of Fire - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,372 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/9/2004 - Complete
Half My Heart by Irritus185 reviews
After the battle with Fou-Lu, Ryu lies awake in bed, not only because of nightmares that have been plaguing him, but also because of his feelings for a certain winged princess.
Breath of Fire - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,899 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/5/2003
Master of Budehuc Castle by Jitterrue reviews
Have you ever wondered what Thomas does all day long? Read his diary to find out! (Based off of Suikoden 3) ****CHAPTER 10 UP ****
Suikoden - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,494 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/8/2003 - Published: 1/5/2003
After Midnight by Sam-chan3 reviews
Cecile raises a panic in the castle when she spots an intruder. Thomas is forced to run around in his nightgown. Cuteness ensues.
Suikoden - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,732 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 15 - Published: 5/22/2003
Dot Hack Lovebug by Renyard Al Fiona reviews
How much can you tell about someone from thier character on The World? Kite is about to find out just how much, or how little, he knows about Black Rose. From sometime during Infection. Update: The story is complete, so read up!
.hack/SIGN - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,230 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/15/2003 - Complete
The Old Milk Wagon by Ellcrys reviews
On a sleepless spring night, a song and a memory incite an unexpected and somewhat unwelcome adventure for Thomas and Cecile.
Suikoden - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,541 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/11/2003 - Complete
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Things Left Behind reviews
Prior to the clash at Naggiar, a team of Gallian scouts were dispatched to investigate Imperial activity near Gallia's southern border. What transpired would remain a secret until well after the war.
Valkyria Chronicles - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 20 - Words: 89,772 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 9/9/2015 - Published: 11/26/2011 - Freesia Y., Juno C.
DotHack: Rejoinder reviews
A weary post Quarantine Hiroshi searches for reasons to keep playing, while a lonely Dean returns to Japan in search of Miku, as forces within The World seek its destruction. Sequel to Penance. Rated for violence, language, and a splash of lime later on.
.hack/SIGN - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 82,151 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 1/25/2010 - Published: 1/28/2007 - Kite, Blackrose
What I Didn't Say reviews
While Jun is out, Shinku is agitated by a noisy computer, but her attempts to silence it reveal something she was not meant to see. Post season one, slight Jun/Shinku.
Rozen Maiden - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,568 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/10/2007 - Shinku, Jun S. - Complete
On Archetypes reviews
Captain Rakoh Buuma muses about the very, very similar people she sees coming and going from Windurst Woods. Also starring the guy from Lessons and The Things That I Want.
Final Fantasy XI - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,289 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/25/2006 - Complete
The Things That I Want reviews
A Red Mage goes spelunking in search of a lost toy, but finds a bit more than that waiting for him where he left it. Some violence, language and a wee bit of angst.
Final Fantasy XI - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,175 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/2/2006 - Complete
Lessons reviews
A series of five short stories, written by request, featuring adventurers and their daily annoyances, excursions and musings across Vana'Diel. Some violence, language, and the occasional airdelivery of lunch.
Final Fantasy XI - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,469 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/2/2006 - Complete
Freedom, for Better or Worse reviews
Sure, we fought to be free. But did that mean anything in the end? Some BoF3 postgame musings and bits of RyuNina fluff.
Breath of Fire - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 973 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/2/2006 - Complete
DotHack: Penance reviews
As Kite and company foil the efforts of the thieves online, Dean wakes from an apparent coma to find himself in the middle of another heist, this one of the AI that governs and protects 'The World'. Sequel to Relapse. Finished closing comments added
.hack/SIGN - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 44 - Words: 136,981 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/6/2005 - Published: 7/1/2004
DotHack: Relapse reviews
During the events of Outbreak, Kite teams up with a private investigator to track down the origin of Morganna. Sequel to Heist. Some Kite x BlackRose-ness. Rated for some violence, language. (Finished)
.hack/SIGN - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 73,826 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 6/6/2004 - Published: 12/28/2003
DotHack: Heist reviews
A team of thieves seeks to recruit Kite into hacking Cyber Connect's mainframe, unaware of the forces that conspire against them all, online and offline. Some Kite x BlackRose-ness. Rated for mild violence, language. (Finished)
.hack/SIGN - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 25 - Words: 60,695 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 11/21/2003 - Published: 5/18/2003