Nail Strafer
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Joined 06-21-04, id: 615116, Profile Updated: 03-15-18
Author has written 21 stories for Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Fox, Gran Turismo, Resident Evil, Slender, Metal Gear, and Yakuza.

1) Info

For almost two decades now, I’ve had writing as my on and off hobby. I started out writing guides at GameFAQs under the username Minesweeper in 2000, then I discovered fanfiction and decided I wanted to write some of my own stories. So since I had a big interest in Sonic the Hedgehog games, I wrote in that archive for a while. Had fun doing that for a few years in the mid 2000s, then got tired of that and decided to do text roleplaying on messageboards.

But after my principle text roleplay board was abandoned by its users, I still felt an itch to write and decided to return to this site again around 2014. I thought I’d try my hand at Star Fox fanfiction now, I guess because now as a full on adult I identify with the Star Fox cast more as opposed to the Sonic cast (who are never allowed to age out of their preteens and teens). Been mostly around the Star Fox archive ever since, and I’ve met a lot of great and interesting people here. Hopefully I’ll stick around longer :)

In real life I’ve had a pretty long career as a computer programmer now, and I think spending so much time writing has done wonders for my written communication skills at my job. Lots of people come to me to write their documentation or explain things simply to them. Maybe someday I’ll make the jump to writing my own novel. I’ve got some potential ideas in my head that I think I could make a story out of.

Also, as one small side note, the character in my avatar is Augustine "Nail" Strafer, the very first fan character I've ever created. I've had him in a number of Sonic stories, although have yet to really give him a prominent appearance in my Star Fox fics.

2) Updates

2018/3/15 – I thought my old profile format was kind of trash, so I’ve decided I want to properly organize this thing into coherent sections. In particular I wanted to have an update section so that it’d be easy to see what I’m currently working on.

As for what’s going on…I recently finished The Wrong Side, an old Sonic fic from over ten years ago that I wrote until the finale chapter, then stopped. I decided I wanted to finish it off for good recently, and now I’ve finally done that. Feels really good to have that behind me at long last, and it won’t be bothering me anymore now that it’s done at last.

This currently leaves me with Hazardous Contents and Love is Blind to work on. LiB I think I can finish in a few more chapters, while I’m expecting HC to go on for a significantly longer time.

3) Current Stories

Hazardous Contents – Star Wolf gets a mission from a mysterious woman to steal a case of unknown contents from a secret Cornerian military vault and deliver it to her. They succeed in getting it out of the vault, but trouble rears its ugly head once the case is out in the open. Star Fox is hot on their trail to get it back, and there are spies and moles within Star Wolf that want the case for themselves. And this is only the start of where the rabbit hole goes…

Out of all my Star Fox stories, this one has been in my head the longest, with my original ideas for it beginning in 2012. I also want this to be my epic, with a long plot, a detailed universe, and a wide cast of characters. Eventually, I’ll be having Wolf, Fox, and Panther serving protagonist roles in the story, each with their own arcs. However, it’s been a very on-off thing working on this story. I’m hoping now that I’m down to just two active stories, I can spend more time on it.

Love is Blind – Set just after the Lylat Wars end, Wolf O’Donnell is fleeing the destruction of Venom along with a few hanger-on ex-Venomian soldiers. They plan to flee the Lylat System to escape the oncoming Cornerian forces and then figure out what they’ll do next. But along the way, Wolf ends up meeting a young kitten named Rachel separated from her mother, and as penance for the horrible things he did under Andross he decides to take her home. However, one of Wolf’s ex-Venomian companions doesn’t agree with this idea and he starts to make his own plans…

I got the idea for this story from a rather obscure source. There’s this 1995 anime called Wild Knights Gulkeeva which stars a team of anthro superheroes. One of them is a wolf named Greyfus, and despite his big, scary-looking appearance he’s actually polite and gentle when off the battlefield. In one episode he ends up befriending a little sick girl, and the episode shows him doing what he can to take care of her. Since both Wolf and Greyfus have similar appearances and they’re both warriors, I thought it’d be fun to put Wolf in the same situation, since he’d be out of his element you know?

4) Possible Future Stories

HOSHI SENTAI KITSUNERANGER – I am a huge fan of Super Sentai, which is used as the basis for Power Rangers in America. Teamwork is a major theme of Sentai, and it’s the same way in Star Fox. Granted, Fox does most of the heavy lifting, but he still needs his support team at his back to accomplish his missions. So I thought it’d be kind of fun if Star Fox ended up becoming a Sentai team and battling a Sentai-style villain instead of going up into space to fight. I’ve got all kinds of ideas in my head for this one. By the way, if the title is not spelled in ALL CAPS, then it is typed incorrectly :)

The Grinder – This is actually going to be a Grand Theft Auto fic. Ever since March 2017, I’ve been a pretty steady GTA Online player. You pretty much have to treat GTA Online like a second job and grind like hell if you want to unlock the fun content, since it’s crazy expensive to buy properties and vehicles needed to participate in this activity or that activity. I thought it’d be fun to chronicle the adventures of my GTA Online protagonist along his journey, and how he changes and develops over the course of the plot. It’d pretty much mirror my changing stance and philosophy towards the game as I’ve come along over the past year.

5) YouTube

I don’t update my YouTube channel much anymore, but it’s right here if you’d like to see it.

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Desert Fox by ramen with milk reviews
The road from Sima, Titania to Chogun, also Titania is 672 miles. At a speed of 85 mph, the Landmaster can make the trip in eight hours if it doesn't stop. While the road is straight, the journey is tedious, and the seconds are filled with soul-searching silence.
Star Fox - Rated: M - English - Horror/Western - Chapters: 3 - Words: 23,297 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 4/1 - Fox M. - Complete
Confessions of a Tomboy Princess by Zoggerific reviews
I am not Sally Acorn. We share one body and past but not our souls. I don't know why I'm here or why I've done such terrible things. And I am writing this diary so that someday, my people can understand what it was like to lead the Freedom Fighters through the Great War. A SATAM AU. Edited by fantastic editors VictorLincolnPine and ShadAmy1Fan - Shylah McVey. Picture from Chris000
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 139,234 - Reviews: 393 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 1/14/2019 - Published: 2/2/2018 - [Sally, Sonic] - Complete
Heyyyooo, Please Make the Pain Goooo! by Reciprocate reviews
Writing sucks, drawing sucks, composing sucks. But hey, that's just my luck so now I don't give a fuck!
Parodies and Spoofs - Rated: M - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,778 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/23/2018 - Complete
Yellow 60 Lake by Elarix reviews
Upstart mercenaries Miyu and Fay pursue a bounty huntress with stolen Aquan artifacts to the backwater town of Badwash. At first glance the bayou may seem like an uneventful region, but beneath the surface lie pirates, cultists, and mythical creatures prowling the swamp under cover of darkness. Takes place 5 BLW.
Star Fox - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Horror - Chapters: 17 - Words: 138,895 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 5/18/2018 - Published: 1/14/2017 - [Fay, Miyu] Andross - Complete
Star Fox: Chaos Effect by Vexed reviews
Command pissed me off so badly that I set out to write a story to fix it. It took over 10 years and 400,000 words. Enjoy.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 73 - Words: 404,268 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 4/2/2017 - Published: 6/21/2007 - Fox M., Krystal, Falco L., Peppy H. - Complete
The Hunting Party by Elarix reviews
Eleven years after the defeat of Venom, Corneria has become the new empire claiming sovereignty over the Lylat. After refusing unethical orders from Pepper, Fox McCloud was disposed of, and Krystal took the remains of Star Fox down the path of outlaws and bounty hunters. Will an unlikely addition to the team uncover the heroes they once were? I can only promise guns.
Star Fox - Rated: M - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 223,476 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 8/28/2016 - Published: 9/19/2014 - Krystal, Falco L., Slippy T., OC - Complete
The Oasis by K.S. Reynard reviews
When Fox is sent to a desert world far outside the Lylat System to investigate a possible nuclear threat, he finds much more than he first anticipated. With his initial objective compromised, he is forced to work alongside a suspicious bounty hunter named Scarlet to prevent a catastrophe with the potential to bring all life in the Lylat System to an end. COMPLETE
Star Fox - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 227,730 - Reviews: 218 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 6/14/2013 - [Fox M., Krystal, OC] - Complete
The Past Story by french-charlotte reviews
Prequel. Set when Fox is a teenager. A story about how James got involved with the Venom affairs, beginning with the death of his wife. A father/son fic. EXTREMELY DEEP! A MUST READ!
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 34,622 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 8/5/2008 - Published: 2/3/2004 - Fox M., James M. - Complete
Castlevanian Wizard by Patricia de Lioncourt reviews
A CastlevaniaHarry Potter crossover. Voldemort has come to close to capturing Harry. Dumbledore, calling upon a favor owed to him, requests that Dracula hide Harry within Castlevania for the summer. How will the poor young wizard cope?
Crossover - Harry Potter & Castlevania - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 9 - Words: 8,857 - Reviews: 121 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 10/3/2006 - Published: 2/2/2005 - Harry P., Dracula - Complete
A Wily tale, 6 Years later by Jazzerman reviews
COMPLETE The sequel of A Wily tale, I suggest you read a wily tale because this would be a major spoiler. Enjoy, and read and review.
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 36,253 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 9 - Updated: 8/15/2005 - Published: 4/7/2005 - Complete
Doubts and messups of a young fox by MyuHayaki reviews
After failing and screwing up in many missions with Sonic and the rest of his friends, Tails starts to feel miserable and wonders as to wheither he should stay on the team. Just then, he gets an offer by a old enemy.. (T just to be safe for later chapters
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,785 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 3/29/2005 - Published: 3/25/2005
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Silent Dark Crisis Eve of Evil: Dualshock Gold Hyper Madhouse Edition! reviews
HALLOWEEN STORY: Falco and Katt—virtuous heroes answering the call of a paycheck—travel to a remote, mountainous part of Corneria. The mission? Investigate mysterious disappearances and murders near a centuries-old castle. Within the halls await monstrous creatures, psychopaths, and a madman's conspiracy to convert all of Corneria to veganism. Saladman Castle.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,339 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 10/7 - Published: 9/30/2020 - Falco L., Katt M., Bill G., OC
Hazardous Contents reviews
Star Wolf steals a case from a secret Cornerian military vault, a mysterious woman promising one hundred million credits if they deliver it to her. However, Star Fox is soon hot on their trail to get it back, and a foreign power from outside Lylat plots to take the case from Star Wolf as well. And that's only the beginning...
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 35 - Words: 257,127 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 9/7 - Published: 11/3/2015 - Fox M., Wolf O'D., Panther C., OC
Love is Blind reviews
After being defeated by Star Fox at the end of the Lylat Wars, Wolf O'Donnell is on the run from the Cornerian military. However, his flight from capture takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself having to care for a young kitten girl. Part of the Hazardous Contents series.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 22 - Words: 143,488 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 4/24/2020 - Published: 6/22/2015 - Wolf O'D., Leon P., Andrew O., OC - Complete
To Infinity reviews
After three decades, Mr. Shakedown has finally managed to fund his training journey into outer space, and invites Kiryu to come along on his new starship. Little does Kiryu know where Mr. Shakedown's training destination is...
Crossover - Star Fox & Yakuza - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,095 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/10/2020 - Published: 2/1/2020 - Fox M., Wolf O'D., K. Kiryu, G. Majima - Complete
Mind Flood reviews
Ryan Gary was a loyal soldier, helping Lord O'Donnell reclaim the Sargasso Space Station from the Cornerian tyrants. Sable was an alluring emissary journeying from the planet Thaljista in the far off Diaspora System. Tonight fate has brought them together for a date, and only Elarix knows what will happen when they meet... Elarix's entry in Sheppard SD's OC pairing fic contest.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,160 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/23/2019 - OC - Complete
Golden Cogwheel Solid 2: Illegal Substance reviews
A humor fic that swaps Metal Gear Solid 2's cast with Resident Evil characters. Join Chris Redfield and Steve Burnside through wacky hijinks involving an oil tanker, the Big Shell, Metal Gears, Super Soakers, vampires, Burger King, old meme references, and the twisted innards of Hideo Kojima's game logic!
Crossover - Resident Evil & Metal Gear - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,547 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/29/2019 - Chris R., A. Wesker, Steve B., Nicholai G. - Complete
Resident Evil 4: Sherry May Cry reviews
September 6th, 2002 - Wesker calls forth his allies revived by the Plot Virus to execute a devious plan to destroy Chris and their other enemies! Or they just sit around and drink coffee for a while, eat pizza, watch some videos, and maybe they'll get round to that eventually... Eh, whatever.
Resident Evil - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,824 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 3/11/2019 - Chris R., A. Wesker, Leon S. K., Sherry B. - Complete
Tied Up reviews
Scarlet Altruis has a simple job from the Cornerian military: locate and neutralize a laughing mad Venomian terrorist hiding in the jungles of Fortuna. Joshua Ronfauni of the Fortunan Rangers is after the same thing, unbeknownst to either of them. Little do they know what will happen when they finally cross paths... My entry in Sheppard SD's OC pairing fic challenge.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,514 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/1/2019 - OC - Complete
Always the Answer reviews
Whatever you are asking, Miata is always the answer.
Gran Turismo - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,394 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/25/2018 - Complete
Freedom Series 5: The Wrong Side reviews
Tails and Knuckles just barely escaped their prison in Robotropolis, but Sonic wasn't so lucky. Now he's roboticized and working with his enemy Metal Sonic. Team Sonic's two remaining members now search desperately for a way to save their friend...
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 14 - Words: 75,388 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/11/2018 - Published: 8/19/2006 - Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Metal Sonic - Complete
10,462 Lives reviews
Fox is trapped in a time loop, fighting the Anglar Empire for what feels like hundreds of thousands of years now. Yet even while the rest of Star Fox is oblivious to the phenomena, he tries to get them to see beyond the veil of this reality.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Horror/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 68,310 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 1/6/2018 - Published: 10/27/2016 - [Fox M., Krystal] Marcus M. - Complete
Spyborg reviews
The Lylat Wars are in full swing. With Star Wolf defeated in the battle for Fichina, Venom is counting on its new secret weapon Spyborg to stop Star Fox in their tracks. However, Spyborg's chief scientist and creator may have other ideas… (Foxhole Contest Submission)
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 20,434 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/20/2017 - OC - Complete
Shoot the Tubes reviews
Star Fox is no more, having been put out of business after Star Wolf defeated the Anglars. However, Fox and Falco still need to make ends meet, so they take a job cleaning Corneria City's sewers. With gunships. And miniguns. Needless to say, Assorted Sewer Solutions is not your average pest control company. My entry for Sheppard Studio's second one-shot contest.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 16,040 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/17/2016 - Published: 5/14/2016 - Fox M., Falco L., OC - Complete
Just Gotta Ride reviews
All 17-year-old Falco wants to do is speed around on his motorcycle in Corneria City all day and all night. He's also trying to earn his pilot's license at the Cornerian Flight Academy. However, Falco will learn very soon that he can't have it both ways... Part of the Hazardous Contents series.
Star Fox - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,985 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/30/2015 - Fox M., Falco L., Katt M., OC - Complete
It Gets Darkest reviews
It was supposed to be a simple recon mission for James and the Star Fox team on Venom. But everything's gone wrong. Andross is still alive and has created his own military. Pigma betrays the team to Andross. Now James has been shot down, stranded on Venom, and he desperately needs a way off world. But it's not Andross' army he should be worried about..
Crossover - Star Fox & Slender - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 4 - Words: 19,729 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 11/3/2014 - Published: 10/29/2014 - James M., OC, Slender - Complete
Into the Rollergames reviews
Robotnik's gone missing, and now Sonic has nothing more heroic to do than help old ladies across the street. But who knew something as seemingly harmless as that could get him wound up in a crazy new adventure?
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,153 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/19/2007 - Sonic
Sonic Assassin reviews
Fed up with his robots always failing him, Robotnik hires a professional hitman to take Sonic out.
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,311 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 3/30/2006 - Published: 12/30/2005 - Sonic, Tails - Complete
Freedom Series 4: The Last Obstacle reviews
During a lull in Robotnik's attacks, Sonic and his friends decide to go on a vacation. However, trouble starts when a group of bounty hunters appears, seemingly determined to capture them...
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 70,188 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/28/2005 - Published: 10/8/2005 - Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, OC - Complete
Freedom Series 3: Survival reviews
It's a struggle for survival. Sonic and Tails are running out of food, supplies, and money. To make matters worse, they're trapped in a nation being ripped apart by Robotnik's latest war campaign. Will they be able to stay alive?
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 21 - Words: 62,265 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/22/2005 - Published: 5/22/2005 - Sonic, Tails - Complete
Freedom Series 2: Endless Skies reviews
Sonic and Tails find themselves alone for the very first time, and they must search for their place in a world that seems to have limitless possibilities for them.
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 31,225 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/3/2004 - Published: 8/10/2004 - Sonic, Tails - Complete
Freedom Series 1: The Founding Fathers reviews
What if the fathers of Sonic and Tails were actually the first ones to fight Robotnik? Read to find out!
Sonic the Hedgehog - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,563 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/17/2004 - Published: 6/21/2004 - Complete