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Author has written 5 stories for Code Lyoko, Teen Titans, Inuyasha, and Crimson Peak.

Hey, there. My name's Origamikungfu, and I've been a member of FanFiction.Net for quite a while.

What's usually in my favorite stories and the stories I write?: Love; angst; opportunities for redemption; family drama; tragedy; twisty but happy endings; beautiful clothes; crazy amounts of lush detail; characters' deep, dark thoughts; and a dash of Japanese poetry.

That said, I've started writing a few different stories over the years about my favorite stories and would like to thank all of my readers who have taken the time to review my stuff. Sorry I was not quite as good at finishing said stories, lol. But now I'm back, I am trying really hard to finish my one "Dying to Live"... it's one of those stories that you play out in your brain over and over and it grows and grows, so I really want to share it with you guys. But I'll definitely keep reading other peeps' work as well, as always.

My favorite stories to read fanfiction for are mainly Inuyasha, Avatar the Last Airbender (I haven't had a chance to watch Korra yet, but once I do, I'm sure I'll be all into that too! But honestly, if both the shows were all about Zuko, that's the only thing that could make them better), some Danny Phantom, Harry Potter (I'm a SnapexLily lover for the most part), and Eureka 7 and maybe even Eureka 7 AO (but honestly AO ended so disappointingly for me - if anyone ever wants to have a rant session over that one, let me know), and Star Wars (love anything about Vader and Padme).

Anyway, peace for now friends,


--Updates: Dying to Live

Dear readers: With the posting of "Chapter 29" I made the decision to raise the rating on Dying to Live to "M", though I think that the nature of the storytelling should remain about the same. You can find some brief explanation at the end of that chapter. Feel free to drop me a PM with any responses to the new rating. ;)

Origamikungfu. 12 November 2014

Hey all, well we're well into another year with Dying to Live and I've been meaning to express my huge gratitude here on my profile to everybody who's started to follow it between 2013 and 2014. I have to laugh when I see that it was first published nearly five years ago. I did think about doing a total repost when I picked up the story again during the middle of 2013 after a crazy, nearly four year hiatus. But then I thought, "Nah, that's like totally starting over on it again." I'm glad for all my followers who didn't let that super old publish date turn them off. You guys are definitely a huge reason why it lives on today.

Dying to Live is going to be one of those epic tales, no doubt, because of how long I've had the story on my mind. It's the product of countless car, bus, train, subway, and plane rides. I've worked on it at some point or another in at least five different countries and living in five different houses during the past two years. The characters have followed me around all over the place, and it's been one of my greatest rewards whenever I get to work on it, whether sitting, standing, or laying down, in the middle of my hectic schedule.

As for the initial inspiration that hit me over five years ago when I started it, I think I must have asked myself one day after reading yet another fic for my favorite ship (Rin/Sesshomaru, of course), why is it that Rin is always the one who seems to wind up needing saving? What if it was Sesshomaru? What would be the worst thing he could imagine happening to him? Just what would that situation look like? And that's how it was born.

Hope you all continue to enjoy Dying to Live throughout 2014, and if you enjoy a certain part just drop me a review and know that you've really made this author's day :)

Origamikungfu. 19 April 2014

--Special Thanks and Permission:

Here I'm making a special shout-out section to recognize those kind fans who have requested permission to link/recommend Dying to Live around the web. (FFN pen names are given first in bold.):

-abracadaver on Tumblr @ inspectorlizlemon

If interested in linking or using aspects of Dying to Live or my other works in your own works, I just have a few special requests before you do. Drop me a PM anytime. :)

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Ananke by Eunike reviews
19-year-old Lily Evans finds herself mysteriously in the future, a world she no longer recognizes. With no one else to turn to, she goes to her old friend Severus for help and sets out to fix the past. What will Severus do when the love of his life returns to him? [SS/LE]
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 55 - Words: 201,407 - Reviews: 1751 - Favs: 1,077 - Follows: 1,170 - Updated: 8/22 - Published: 7/16/2008 - Lily Evans P., Severus S. - Complete
Kindred by SmallestGrackle reviews
It is said that two souls, whether kin or strangers, old or young, friend or foe, may be 'kindred'. These souls are thought to be bound in some way, their paths wound by Fate from the same thread. Many never realize this, but some choose to follow the thread, whatever may come. Until. - This is a Blackwater departure AU, with the goal of character realism and a slow-burning plot.
A song of Ice and Fire - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 29 - Words: 74,972 - Reviews: 289 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 506 - Updated: 2/17 - Published: 3/11/2013 - [Sansa S., Sandor C.] Catelyn T., Petyr B./Littlefinger
Whare Potae (The House of Mourning) by slaughterliterary reviews
Part One of the Purakau stories. Moana, now the new Chief of Motunui, rushes off to rescue Maui from the clutches of the goddess of death in the face of another crisis on her island. In the process, she discovers a few unexpected things about the Demigod of the Land and Sea which make him seem far more human than she'd ever expected. (Cover image by Tabakerko.)
Moana - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 30 - Words: 63,048 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 1/11 - Published: 12/13/2016 - Complete
The Moment It Began by Sindie reviews
Deathly Hallows spoilers ensue. This story is being written as a response to JKR's comment in an interview where she said if Snape could choose to live his life over, he would choose Lily over the Death Eaters. AU Sequel posted: The Moment It Ended.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 125 - Words: 305,310 - Reviews: 6745 - Favs: 3,319 - Follows: 1,484 - Updated: 6/13/2016 - Published: 8/20/2007 - Severus S., Lily Evans P. - Complete
Mismatched by Kimberly T reviews
In Season One, when Prince Zuko unexpectedly becomes Papa Zuko, he rocks not just the cradle but his entire ship... and eventually a lot more! Chapter 11: Forewarned
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 166,297 - Reviews: 533 - Favs: 909 - Follows: 953 - Updated: 6/13/2015 - Published: 7/17/2011 - Zuko, Iroh
Only To Her by KurenoxArisaxx reviews
(Set when Rin is 20) "Lord Sesshomaru is the nicest person in the world. He's far more kind than any human could ever hope to be." Rin was the only one who saw Sesshomaru's good side. That is, until a passing by Inuyasha and Miroku decide to spy on the couple.
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,068 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 31 - Published: 2/13/2014 - Sesshōmaru, Rin - Complete
Return to Irk by ZoologyKaM reviews
[Sequel to 'Irken in Love'] Zim comes home from his work to find Kam so distracted she's not even eating her Waffles! What's wrong? Zim's going to be a Daddy! This is good and bad. Afterall, there's a reason Irken smeets are never born off planet. Zim Dib and Kam must head to Irk to get a new PAK for the smeet, but the Tallests are fighting so it won't be easy.
Invader Zim - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 57 - Words: 63,524 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/19/2013 - Published: 2/11/2013 - Zim, Dib - Complete
Life and Death by Nightdancer87 reviews
Was it really abduction? And what happened to the rest of that pomegranate? My version of Hades and Persephone. Rated M for a reason.
Greek Mythology - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 63,362 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 347 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 8/3/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Hades, Persephone - Complete
Those Little Scars by CasaCan reviews
ONE-SHOT...This is my first fanfic so enjoy...It's a typical day with the Inu gang, Inuyasha upsets Kagome, Miroku gets slapped, but then something different occurs that changes everything... InuXKag MirXSan
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,165 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/28/2013 - Published: 6/15/2013 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
Demons by SilverCrystal029 reviews
Inuyasha realizes Kagome's bleeding one night... Uh oh. PRE Shippo/Sango/Miroku. OnexShot
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,306 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 13 - Published: 12/4/2011 - Inuyasha, Kagome H.
Descartes' Error by StarTrekFanWriter reviews
Starts with Spock accused of misconduct - specifically with being involved with a certain Cadet we all know and love, and flashes back to how he got in such an illogical predicament to begin with. Romance/Sci-Fi/Humor/Drama - Spock and Uhura Origins.
Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 72 - Words: 133,779 - Reviews: 2523 - Favs: 822 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 10/3/2009 - Published: 6/18/2009 - Spock, N. Uhura - Complete
In the Family Way by Vicki So reviews
Royal pregnancies, crazy fans and a whole new war against a not-that-deadly foe...does it get any more cracktastic than this? Drabble series sequel to "Til Death Do Us Part." COMPLETE!
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 46 - Words: 60,012 - Reviews: 1293 - Favs: 401 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 7/18/2009 - Published: 11/27/2007 - Zuko, Katara - Complete
Ozai's Vengeance by Fandomme reviews
Twelve years after the final battle, Zuko summons Katara to heal the victims of an epidemic spreading throughout the Fire Nation. Katara Zuko
Avatar: Last Airbender - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 105,597 - Reviews: 1209 - Favs: 1,906 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 2/8/2008 - Published: 7/28/2007 - Katara, Zuko - Complete
The Protector by TheRealThing reviews
Padme Amidala has survived, and has spent the past five years with her twins in hiding from the Emperor. She believes Anakin died on Mustafar, but soon learns the truth.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 115,926 - Reviews: 1287 - Favs: 1,141 - Follows: 373 - Updated: 1/13/2007 - Published: 11/11/2006 - Darth Vader, Padmé Amidala - Complete
Awake in an Infinite Dream by Sango Yukijorou reviews
[COMPLETE]Inuyasha & Kagome are married, as are Sango & Miroku. The girls are pregnant & happier than ever, but all demons & evil alike still lurk in the shadows. Will the girls be safe, or will tragedy strike? DUN DUN DUNNN
Inuyasha - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,817 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 1/26/2005 - Published: 8/3/2004 - Inuyasha, Kagome H. - Complete
If Only by Dancyfrog reviews
What did happen to the Teen Titans after Starfire mysteriously vanished into the portal? Why did they break apart? Beast Boy explains. May be Spoilers if you haven't seen 'How Long Is Forever' yet!
Teen Titans - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,169 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/22/2004
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His Crimson Rose reviews
Though lovely, every rose has its thorns. Alan and Edith return to America in hopes of a fresh start, while Allerdale Hall sits (mostly) vacant for the first time in decades with only the wind rushing through its ramshackle walls. Yet, even for ghosts, there is life-both bitter and sweet-after Crimson Peak.
Crimson Peak - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,971 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 1/17/2016 - Published: 10/23/2015 - [Alan M., Edith C.] Lucille S., Thomas S.
Dying to Live reviews
"Have you someone to protect?" someone once asked him... Sometimes it takes a brush with death to understand why we fight to live. What happens when the Lord of the Western Lands becomes the one thing he can't stand the most? A certain young woman may be the only one who can help him regain his sense of worth... and more. A human Lord Sesshomaru fic!
Inuyasha - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 133,858 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 9/8/2009 - [Sesshōmaru, Rin] [Inuyasha, Kagome H.]
New Year's Eve With Jimmy B reviews
The Titans are throwing a New Year's Eve party! WOOT WOOT! But what happens when Jimmy B. finds his way into the punch bowl and our lil bash turns into more of a smash...? CANCELED FOR NOW. Sorry :(
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,055 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/27/2005 - Published: 1/1/2005
Back to the Past reviews
What became of the future Titans after Starfire left the future in How Long is Forever?, and what were things like after she disappeared 20 years earlier? Some BBRae, more to come... CANCELED FOR NOW. Sorry :(
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,164 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 1/17/2005 - Published: 10/24/2004
Dead Serious reviews
When a Xana attack hospitalizes hundreds, including Ulrich, Yumi, and Odd, it's up to Jeremy and Aelita (with a little extra help) to save them all before time runs out. (PG13 just to be safe) CANCELED FOR NOW. Sorry :(
Code Lyoko - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,022 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 7/18/2004 - Published: 7/5/2004