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Joined 11-24-04, id: 709189, Profile Updated: 01-16-08
Author has written 8 stories for Teen Titans.

Hi there.

I used to have this space filled with a bunch of those BS faux-personal questions (I actually referred to them as such), like "Favourite Movie" and "Pet Peeves", but it was really more of a thinly veiled attempt to get some laughs with my quasi-clever responses than a way of summarizing what I'm actually like. As much as I like getting laughs, I've had the same jokes up ever since I started on FanFiction, and they were starting to get really old, so I just scrapped the whole thing and replaced it with this, which may or may not be any better.

Anyway, I'll come right out and say it: I'm here to have fun. I do not claim to have any expert knowledge about good writing, although I am of course willing to review any stories brought to my attention (but not proofreading--I don't really have enough free time to regularly do anything more in-depth than give general reviews). I also do not claim to be an authority on any of the characters I write about--everything I write is my personal take on things, so if you don't like my characterization of, I don't know, Robin or someone, don't worry about it. That said, I don't take kindly to flames telling me how my personal take on things is wrong. If you think so, that's none of my business, but similarly what I think isn't any of your business. I am open to reasonable discussion, but not to flaming, nor to demands that I change what I have written.

Reading over this past paragraph, it's starting to look like I'm contradicting my statement that I'm here to have fun, but while it is true that I take some aspects of my writing seriously (such as actively trying to improve, responding to flames, and so on), having fun is still the reason I'm doing this. I genuinely like the stuff I'm writing about, and I want to try my hand at telling the stories that I would like to tell about these characters and settings that I find so fascinating. It's kind of like therapy, letting me share my ideas with people, while at the same time being practice to help me write better. What it comes down to, really, is that while I want to have fun and tell some (hopefully) good stories, I also want to tell them well, so to a certain extent I have to take my writing seriously.

Moving on to the stuff I'm working on now: I've finally finished 'Split' and 'Watched', and am now moving on to another serious Teen Titans story, 'Sulphur and Brimstone', which will be dealing primarily with Starfire. She isn't my favourite character in the show, but I still find her mix of wide-eyed innocence and ferocious warrior instincts interesting. In the cartoon, the focus is squarely on the innocence part, but in the comics it's actually quite surprising sometimes just how fierce and aggressive she can be, almost to the point of savagery at times. Her body type is also significantly different--she is taller than Robin in the cartoon, but in the comics she's something like six foot four, a far-cry from the lanky, awkward-looking girl that appears in the TV show. In more ways that one, too, a point that her rather skimpier outfit drives home without even an ounce of subtlety. And her boobs, man...ahem. But enough about that. I hope to touch on the paradox of the warrior's code of honour at least a little bit in the story, although I think it will mostly have Starfire facing her darker side.

I will also be working on a much less serious Titans series in which I spoof, lampoon, and generally just make fun of some of the stranger features of fan fiction, as well as just some stuff I find funny about the show and comics themselves. I hasten to point out that while I will be making fun of certain common patterns that appear in many pieces of fan fiction that I find to be absolutely absurd, none of it is intended to hurt anyone's feelings. I will simply be expressing my opinions through satire, and everyone is of course free to disagree. For those of you who read my 'Silly Villainy' series before it got taken down, expect a similar brand of humour, although of course not in script format.

Anyway, have fun.

Quote of the Day/Week/Month/Indeterminate Span of Time: "How about we seal you up in your big flying metal head and send you back into space?" -Jade, from 'Outsiders' issue 25.

Embarrassing Hormone-Induced Comic Book Nerd Quote: "Holy crap! Look at the tits on Spider-Woman!" -Me. (Is it my imagination, or are female superhero body types just getting more and more unreasonable as time goes on?)

(Quick note: For those of you who have seen reference to either Silly Villainy or my spoof of the ending to Apprentice Pt. 1 but can't find it in my profile, that's because neither of them are posted anymore. Silly Villainy was banned because it was in script format, and since the Apprentice spoof was also in script format I took it down on my own so FanFiction wouldn't smack me with a rolled-up newspaper or something. If you would like to see either of these stories, I will gladly email copies to anyone who asks for them.)

(Another quick note: Is it just me, or does this profile edit box just randomly get rid of the spaces between words sometimes? I swear, it was right when I typed it.)

EDIT: In case the massive gulf of time that has opened up since my last update on Fanfiction wasn't enough of a clue, my fanfic writing is currently on an indefinite and, quite frankly, probably permanent hiatus. I apologize if this disappoints anyone.

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Twisted Hearts: Triangular by DBAinsw reviews
RobStarRae: A romantic commedy melodrama of epic proportions, with a boat of angst to boot. Who gets Robin when he loves them both and dosn't want to hurt either? By the end, you won't care... in a good way.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 159,234 - Reviews: 262 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/4/2006 - Published: 6/21/2005 - Robin - Complete
New Players on the Stage by Blackbird reviews
With Brother Blood defeated everything was suppose to be simple for the Titans. For a time it was, until they showed up...updated FINALLY
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 31,071 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/6/2006 - Published: 5/11/2005 - Complete
Daddy, I'd like you to meet by Mint Dragon reviews
Raven and Beast Boy have been in a loving, fulfilling relationship for a while, and everyone is happy for them. Well, everyboy except one...Daddy, I'd like you to meet... Raveast PG-13
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,529 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/8/2005
All Wet by Rurouni Tyriel reviews
(COMPLETED) When Beastboy wins a game with Raven, he manages to convince her to taking a trip to the beach with him in an attempt to let her have fun and be normal. Naturally, things don’t go quite as he’d oh-so-masterfully planned.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,726 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/4/2005 - Published: 1/22/2005
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Sulphur and Brimstone reviews
After dealing with the unwanted attention of a mad scientist, Starfire begins acting strange. What could be the reason? Rated for safety and mature but not really sexual themes.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 24,116 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 11/9/2005 - Published: 8/4/2005 - Starfire
Spoofy! reviews
Satirizing, lampooning, spoofing, and just generally poking fun at pretty much everything I can think of with regards to the Teen Titans. Rock on! Rated for safety. And muffins.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,377 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 11/9/2005 - Published: 8/4/2005
Watched reviews
Raven catches the attention of a mysterious stranger. Who is he, how does he know so much about her, and what is his connection to the recent string of demon attacks in Jump City?
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 46,163 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/23/2005 - Published: 12/16/2004
Split reviews
Raven puts all her negative emotions into a separate body to free herself from her father, and naturally hilarity ensues. And some drama, too. Rated because I don't trust myself to stay PG!
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 29,659 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/15/2005 - Published: 2/28/2005
Booyah! reviews
Cyborg decides to upgrade his sonic cannon, and recieves a mysterious visitor in the middle of the night who offers him power beyond his wildest dreams. Or not. One-shot.
Teen Titans - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,223 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/17/2005 - Complete
Sleeping on the Sofa reviews
One-shot dream sequence story, Beast Boy and Raven centred. After having a fight, Beast Boy makes amends to Raven by sleeping on the sofa, but what happens when Raven finds him dreaming in the middle of the night?
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,346 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/17/2005 - Complete
Booby Trap reviews
Raven leaves her door unlocked, and Beast Boy takes advantage of the situation...but could Raven be one step ahead of him? Oh, I think so. One-shot.
Teen Titans - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 864 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/10/2004 - Complete
Duplomatic reviews
Alternate Title: Ravens, Ravens, Everywhere. Raven is accidentally duplicated, but the duplicates don't seem to be EXACTLY like her...Early chapters are kind of funny, but drama & suspense will show up in later ones. Rated for safety.
Teen Titans - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,434 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/8/2004 - Published: 11/28/2004
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