Madcap Minstrel
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Joined 06-04-04, id: 602518, Profile Updated: 05-07-15
Author has written 16 stories for Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy VII, and Persona Series.

Main Project: Ripples: An alternate timeline FF7 series

What if Sephiroth had been given the chance to grow up with a normal family? What if he'd found people he wanted to protect? What lies could have been exposed long ago, saving lives and sparing people countless heartbreak? Or would new disasters arise instead...?

After ten years, I decided to start this series over and see where things would go. While I decided to leave the old versions of the stories up, I urge anyone here to simply read "Us & Them Rebooted".

The sequel to the original "Us & Them", titled "Life Renewed, Love Renewed" will remain up, but will likely undergo a major overhaul to keep in step with the re-write. I will post an afterword in the form of a chapter once that happens. "Spark of Sedition" is no longer, as I removed the main villain of that story in "Us & Them: Rebooted". Aeris, Sephiroth and their friends will be up against a different hardship, facing an enemy no one would have ever expected. Follow me if you want to stay posted!


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The Living Key by NocturneX reviews
Sephiroth fled the Shinra as a teenager, along with the last two members of the Cetra race. Fortune smiled upon them all when they found themselves under the protection of Avalanche. Years later, he attempts to help an old friend, and ends up on an epic journey that will inevitably pit him against the Shinra, his past, and his own dark desires. AeriSeph, Zack/Cissnei
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 194,097 - Reviews: 169 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 5/22 - Published: 4/24/2014 - [Aerith G., Sephiroth] Angeal H., Genesis R.
A Tale Unfolding by Fenris-Wolf125 reviews
If you've played Final Fantasy I or Origins, then you'll be familiar with this story. I mostly used FF Origins for PS1 for place names. Character names are my own. UPDATED and COMPLETE!
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 110,512 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/13/2012 - Published: 2/8/2005 - Complete
Heart Less Love by Bhryn Astairre reviews
Sequel to Love Not Often Today, not yesterday. Tomorrow, not today. The future, an uncertain path that no one can claim to know and what it has in store for Tifa, Cloud and their precious Flower Girl is yet to be seen...
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 100,818 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 4/30/2012 - Published: 10/18/2006 - Aerith G., Tifa L. - Complete
Fool's Gospel by Vashagud reviews
In which Zack does not get to Aeris first, and a General and a flowergirl try to make it work. Sephiroth/Aeris.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,567 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 5/20/2011 - Published: 8/12/2010 - Aerith G., Sephiroth
In Me It Shows by Crazy Girl Person reviews
Being an adult means taking responsibility for your actions. Naoto understands this and is ready to accept the consequences. She just worries how her Grampa will react when she tells him she's pregnant.
Megami Tensei - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,261 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 9/5/2009 - Published: 4/18/2009 - Naoto S., Kanji T.
To Love an Ancient: An Aeris and Sephiroth Story by aer-seph4eva reviews
GRAMMATICALLY REVISED X PLEASE READ IF YOU LIKE AERIS AND SEPHIROTH FICS! What if Cloud never rescued Aeris in ShinRa's HQ at the beginning of the game but a certain OWA? SEQUEL FINALLY UPLOADED!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 59 - Words: 274,359 - Reviews: 1102 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 8/21/2009 - Published: 1/12/2002 - Aerith G., Sephiroth - Complete
Path of Seduction by Ardwynna Morrigu reviews
Sephiroth has a plan to get Aeris' power completely under his control but as the effect she has on him grows, it becomes difficult to tell which one of them is being seduced. Ch. 31: Magic voice inside my head, what's it like being stone cold dead?
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 31 - Words: 184,757 - Reviews: 861 - Favs: 407 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 3/1/2009 - Published: 7/25/2001 - Aerith G., Sephiroth
Unspoken by mihoyonagi reviews
Actions speak louder than words, but without a voice, can the words inside you speak louder than those actions? A tale of unexpected friendship, struggle, love, and everything that goes with it. AerithSeph. Post Meteor, started before AC.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 143,473 - Reviews: 913 - Favs: 283 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 12/28/2008 - Published: 8/30/2005 - Sephiroth, Aerith G. - Complete
Purgatory by Noacat reviews
AeriSeph. Rated for Language, Violence, and Adult Themes. The afterlife is not as it should be. What should have been a gift, has become a burden. When one is alone, even paradise can become a prison. ON HOLD. Unlikely to be updated.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 158,903 - Reviews: 246 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 4/22/2008 - Published: 6/13/2004 - Aerith G., Sephiroth
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Advent of the Demons by The Shadow Walker reviews
...Revised. Recommend rereading for minor changes... After the End, everything was reborn but only to face the true threat to Humanity. Now, the Eva pilot face the onslaught of beings they know as Demons, who want to deal Humanity a fate worse than death.
Evangelion - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 94,804 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 9/20/2007 - Published: 6/18/2004
Xenosaga IV: Universale Krise by Destineylegend reviews
This is my take on a fourth installment of the game. All the characters return, plus some new ones. Full summary inside, there might be some minor XSIII spoliers. chaosxKOSMOS, AllenxShion, and Jr.xMOMO are the main parings. R&R please.
Xenosaga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 24,608 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/18/2007 - Published: 1/18/2007
The Search for Lucca by Spark009 reviews
A Chrono Trigger Chrono Cross epic crossover tale. Set after the events of Chrono Cross, a new threat looms on the horizons as old friends seek to be reunited. Will Serge ever find Kid, or will she find him first, and what happened to Lucca?
Chrono Cross - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,113 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 9/2/2006 - Published: 1/15/2002
Hell and Back by Outcast of Reality reviews
not 'romance' yet, PG for later chapters. Aeris is dead. She has been for almost a month. During that month, she earned the right to return, but nothing goes without a hitch.... AerisSephiroth CloudTifa
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 5,747 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 3/29/2006 - Published: 6/24/2004 - Aerith G., Sephiroth
Faith and Feather by Cheloya reviews
OLD. Rewrite on hiatus. Nearly two years after Sephiroth's fall, AVALANCHE regroups at Yuffie's behest to track down the murderer/kidnapper of the Five Mighty Gods. The disappearance of Godo and Staniv, however, is just the beginning... YV.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 190,306 - Reviews: 733 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 207 - Updated: 2/21/2006 - Published: 4/24/2003 - Yuffie K., Vincent V.
Tifa's Bogus Journey by s'C'urvy 'K'at reviews
Tifa has finally taken all she can stand with all of the fanfic cliches she has to face. Now, in her desire to 'mix it up a bit', she cuts a swath of terror and destruction through all genres, and no overused idea is safe. Up now: The Evil Tifa ARF Clich
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 57,965 - Reviews: 163 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/28/2005 - Published: 7/19/2004 - Tifa L.
An Aeris Story by LeMistressV reviews
Chapter 5 finally up! Final Fantasy VII in Aeris's POV. Bleh, the summary sounds so crappy. Please RnR.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,548 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/29/2005 - Published: 3/11/2002 - Aerith G.
Second Journey Chrono Cross Fan Novelization by bb2k reviews
Chrono Cross novelization. Now I'm busy with work and my wonderful girlfriend. But here comes the first half book 3 :) And it brings Serge from the Sacrament towards Marbule, where he shall meet Irenes.
Chrono Cross - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 23 - Words: 161,063 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 4/23/2005 - Published: 9/17/2002
Atonement by Manic Fanboy Yaz reviews
A while after the Meteor incident, Aerith and Sephiroth have been resurrected, how long has it been, why are they here, and when will they be granted their peace? - AerisSephiroth pairing.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 24,309 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 4/20/2005 - Published: 4/16/2004
Final Fantasy VI: The Novel by Celes Chere reviews
This is a full novelization of Final Fantasy 6. Join Terra and The Returners, whose mission to overthrow a threatening Empire turns into a life-altering, world-shattering adventure. Complete & Uncut.
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 300,295 - Reviews: 375 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 4/16/2005 - Published: 6/18/2001 - Complete
The Meeting After by Ludi Ling reviews
Sequel to FF7. The characters take a look at their lives three years after the defeat of Sephiroth, when they decide to reprise their journey. Each of them catch up on how their lives have changed. CloudAeris, CloudTifa. COMPLETE!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 33,857 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/30/2004 - Published: 7/5/2004 - Aerith G., Cloud S. - Complete
Red Death's Love Ordinary World by littlematchgirl reviews
Vincent wakes up from his coffin, ten years after meteor. He decides it's time to leave. After he revisits his old team mates, he finds Areis and the two have to get along in a world that's moved on without them On Hiatus
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 24 - Words: 55,966 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/20/2004 - Published: 6/23/2004
Detached by Luiniathwen reviews
Vincent's resurrection of Aerith brings old grudges and past enemies to the surface. [ Updated twice! ]
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,875 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 8/2/2004 - Published: 1/3/2004
The Line by Tiramisue reviews
Two years after the adventure, a mysterious organization named the Mists of Gaia start sucking the life of the planet. Tifa meets a mysterious man and she finds out that a Cetra civilization exists and Aeris and Sephiroth can be revived.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 22,276 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/12/2004 - Published: 6/5/2003 - Tifa L. - Complete
Like Fallen Angels by Yinza reviews
.Complete. After Meteor is destroyed, Aeris finds the Promised Land, but it holds no happiness for her. Instead of trying to live there peacefully, she is drawn to watch the world below. Five years afterwards, Sephiroth awakens, his sanity restored...
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 36 - Words: 346,244 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 2/23/2003 - Published: 11/4/2001 - Aerith G., Sephiroth - Complete
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Us & Them: Rebooted reviews
Sephiroth was given the chance to live a happy life when Professor Gast took him in. However, Shinra refused to let him go without a fight. Eventually, he is forced to face his past, and his own personal demons as he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Re-write of a story I started 10 years ago.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 41,283 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 2/2 - Published: 4/27/2014 - [Sephiroth, Aerith G.] Vincent V.
Us and Them reviews
Sephiroth was given the chance for a happy childhood when he was rescued from the Shinra labs and taken in by Professor Gast. Now eighteen years later, he is forced to face his past, and his own personal demons.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 94,402 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 6/25/2014 - Published: 12/18/2005 - [Sephiroth, Aerith G.] [Cloud S., Tifa L.] - Complete
Balthazar reviews
Sephiroth brings home a pet for his ever-growing family.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,058 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/15/2014 - [Sephiroth, Aerith G.] - Complete
Aeris & Sephiroth: The Early Years reviews
A collection of random one-shots from the Ripples series, taking place from when Professor Gast and Ifalna take Sephiroth into their home, up until Aeris leaves to join Avalanche. Chapter 3: Vincent learns the hard way that little girls take certain things very seriously.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,485 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/22/2014 - Published: 1/10/2013 - Aerith G., Vincent V., Sephiroth
Man-cold reviews
Sephiroth is struck with his first ever virus, and Aeris has to put up with his incessant complaining. When little Remi catches his cold, things go from bad to chaotic.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,953 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/30/2013 - [Sephiroth, Aerith G.] OC - Complete
Discipline reviews
Aeris and Sephiroth disagree on each others unorthodox ways of taming their unorthodox children. However, they find the solution to their problem in an equally unorthodox way.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,749 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Aerith G., Sephiroth - Complete
99 Shades of Silver? reviews
Prequel to "D-List Celebrities". Our favorite characters are none-too-pleased when a best-selling erotica novel emerges, loosely based on the members of Avalanche. Aeris, Sephiroth, Cloud and Tifa soon decide they will not take this defamation of character lying down, and conspire to deal with it the only way they know how: by fighting it. AerisXSephiroth, CloudXTifa.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,198 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/12/2012 - [Aerith G., Sephiroth] [Cloud S., Tifa L.] - Complete
Protect Thy Fortress reviews
::RIPPLES ONE-SHOT:: Jealous Sephiroth unloads on his rival, which doesn't quite go as he planned...
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 619 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Sephiroth - Complete
One Step at a Time reviews
Ripples AU. While Sephiroth and Aeris explore every possible way to leave the Ryukahn Desert and return to their world, they take a break during a sandstorm. Baby Keter achieves a couple milestones, and Sephiroth forces himself to do something he hates for the sake of his beloved son.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,283 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/3/2012 - [Aerith G., Sephiroth] OC - Complete
Family Road Trip reviews
Sephiroth does not enjoy family road trips. He enjoys social engagements even less.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,288 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/19/2012 - Sephiroth, Aerith G. - Complete
Life Renewed, Love Renewed reviews
Takes place directly after the events in Us & Them. After Jenova's defeat, Sephiroth and Aeris find themselves stranded light years away from home. Forced to start over once again, they face their new challenges as they've always done: together. NOW COMPLETE!
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 54,381 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 8/30/2012 - Published: 6/17/2007 - [Sephiroth, Aerith G.] [Ifalna, Prof. Gast] - Complete
Ningen Tensei reviews
For decades, Igor has helped humanity, but only to a point. When his servants take matters into their own hands, Naoto Shirogane finds herself engulfed in mankind's greatest struggle yet. Giant Persona crossover with several characters appearing.
Persona Series - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,094 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 2/15/2012 - Published: 3/4/2011 - Naoto S.
DList Celebrities reviews
One-shot AU::Ripples Saga:: No good deed goes unpunished, especially when the media is involved...
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,778 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Published: 10/5/2009 - Aerith G., Sephiroth - Complete
Ambush reviews
One-shot AU Ripples-storyline - Sephiroth learns over the years that the most perilous attacks can happen in unexpected places.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 876 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/22/2009 - Sephiroth - Complete
Pride Goeth Before A Fall reviews
Oneshot AU Ripples-storyline - When Keter has a mishap and Sephiroth is blamed, Tifa has the misfortune of listening to Aeris go on about Sephiroth’s own mishaps in the past.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,087 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/17/2008 - Aerith G., Sephiroth - Complete
Chrono Cross The Novelization reviews
Serge is a normal kid from a simple fishing village, until one fateful day... Read & Review, please!
Chrono Cross - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 34,185 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/16/2006 - Published: 7/11/2004
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