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Joined 10-31-04, id: 696556, Profile Updated: 09-19-08
Author has written 11 stories for Star Wars, Baldur's Gate, StarCraft, Warcraft, and Mass Effect.

I'm a recent Computer Science graduate who, aside from getting his face ground into the dirt by reality on a regular basis, loves video games and loves to write.

And I especially love RPG's. American ones, that is. Nothing against Square, but Bioware is light-years ahead of them :).

Most of my stories are one-shots. I find something I want to write about, often directly involving a video game, and I write about it. I'm not the best writer, but, well, the phrase "brief flashes of sheer brilliance" sorta apply here.

Well, brief moments of competence, at any rate. I'm also deeply into self-deprecation, if you haven't noticed.

So, if you're here because you liked one of my stories, a few things for you:

1: Yes, my SN is from Starcraft. I'm bad at names. And I came up with this one nearly a decade ago. But I've stuck with it, so sue me :).

2: Recommendations!

For romantic angst, I recommend "Two Tarisian Ales", probably my most popular story, certainly my most popular one based on KotOR.

For general awesomeness, "No Way Out" is, apparently, quite good. Took me forever to get the ending right.

WoW players, hit up "A Forsaken's Dream". It takes the darkest part of the Horde and gives them some redeeming qualities. Rather a shame that Blizzard, who loves shades of grey in WoW, made the Royal Apothecary Society so mustache-twirlingly evil.

My personal favorite? "An Exile's Lethargy". Not just because I finally wrote about Jolee Bindo, but rather that I still read it on occasion and try to take the advice I'm giving myself there seriously.

3: No, I'm not going to write a sequel to a story unless I find something to write about. I hate meaningless sequels, and will never write one, ever.

pushes "Three Tarisian Ales" under the rug

Heh, I might, depending on how inspiration strikes me, and if I strike back at it. But let me be clear here: There will be no sequel to "No Way Out". It's just not possible, people! Stop asking for it!

4: If you came here after reading some of "In Her Wake", yes, I'm going to continue it. Eventually. I've always got part of a chapter written, mainly because I want to get onto some later scenes that I REALLY want to write, but it's hard writing a long story.

Some general book keeping: I've written Fan-fictions for the following properties:

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Simply amazing)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2: The Sith Lords (Would've been amazing with another, oh, 6 months of development time)

Baldur's Gate 2: Shadows of Amn (Possibly the finest RPG ever made, yes, I'm including FF7 in this assessment!)

Starcraft (What can I say about one of the finest games ever made?)

World of Warcraft (Don't ask how many 70's I have. Just don't)

Mass Effect (Thank you, Bioware, for more FF fodder!)

Yeah, I got a thing for Bioware and Blizzard.

Remnants by Jest'lyn Tal reviews
KOTOR: Sequal to Things Left Behind - When Revan disappears from the Temple, the worst is assumed. Carth must track down the Jedi he felt so strongly for, and in doing so come face to face with some harsh realities about himself and the past years.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 36,539 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 2/9/2005 - Published: 1/4/2004 - Revan, Carth O. - Complete
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Why are Humans Smarter than Quarians? reviews
It's a horrible, offensive, speciest and specious joke. But, as Commander Shepard will soon realize, the tiny bit of truth behind it can, in fact, be hilarious. One-shot, no romance, just a bad joke that's left the writer giggling like a schoolgirl...
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,282 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/19/2008 - Complete
The Massacre of Akuze reviews
Operations Chief Robert Shepard and fifty marines land on the planet Akuze, and only one walks away. This is the story of the hell that they went through, and why the future savior of galactic society survived what claimed fifty good men. M/Spacer Shepard
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,325 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/26/2008 - Complete
In Her Wake reviews
What's it like to not be the powerful one? To live in the shadow of someone prophecies are written about? A Shadows of Amn retelling focusing on the experience of an original character, the rogue Arik, brother of Imoen and Kyri, the Bhaalspawn.
Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 48,980 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/20/2008 - Published: 7/5/2006
A Forsaken's Dream reviews
The Royal Apothecary Society. The rumors are everywhere, how the whole organization was created turn the rest of the peoples of Azeroth into undead. As one priest will soon learn, the rumors left a few things out... One -shot.
Warcraft - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,044 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/14/2008 - Complete
No Way Out reviews
Jim Raynor enters the belly of the beast, with one goal in mind: Bring down the leader of the Zerg, Kerrigan, the grim shadow of the woman he loved, wiht minimal fire support and no way to fall back. Oneshot.
StarCraft - Rated: T - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,774 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/2/2007 - James R., Sarah K. - Complete
An Exile's Lethargy reviews
Kreia's last words shattered Narra's dreams of the future. Now, just a broken Jedi in a bar, unable to even get drunk, it will take a blind man in a bar to get her heading again toward her destiny. Female Exile standalone story.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,884 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/4/2007 - Complete
Three Tarisian Ales reviews
One for the Admiral, one for the Jedi, and one for the friend who had never arrived.Sequel to the similarly titled Two Tarisian Ales. LSF Revan, LSM Exile, Angsty as hell Carth
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,981 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/13/2006 - Complete
Just a Name reviews
“I’m not,” he says, voice hard, but with a trace of something else. Fear, definitely fear. “These names, they feel like the first steps on a very long, dark path. If we take them, what’s to stop us from falling?” Male Revan, preKotor
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,794 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/8/2005 - Complete
That Old, Familiar Feeling reviews
“It occurred to me that you’ve never told me much about your past. For all I know, you were a male prostitute since birth living on Nar Shaddaa.”
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,400 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/22/2005 - Complete
Redemption reviews
Knights of the Old Republic: Takes place after KOTOR 2: The meeting of Revan and The Exile on some unknown world in some unnamed system. After the fight, one teaches the other about how far one can come back. Universe with a Male Revan and a Female Exile.
Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,343 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/3/2005 - Complete
Two Tarisian Ales reviews
Knights of the Old Republic: Set between KOTOR 1 and 2, this short story explores Carth and how he deals with the departure of Revan. Some angst, some heartwarming, and a lot of ale. Set in a female Revan universe.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 825 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/3/2005 - Complete