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Author has written 3 stories for Final Fantasy VII.

From the desk of the Muse: August 8, 2017

Still working on updates and they should be ready before the end of this month (or at least very close.) They're delayed not because I want them to be, but because I'm actually working on all of the reunion chapters at the same time in hopes to run them back to back so there is no multi-month wait in between each one. You've waited so long to see them, I at least owe you all the time to invest in them good and proper. Mission fic is also slowly coming along as I find spare time. Expect that one to pick back up sometime this fall. Thanks for the patience, everyone! - The Muse

About me:

I'm the type of person who likes to play the "What-if game" with most of the things I write. Even if the ending of something is already known, I'll still give it a go to see how it might have played out behind the scenes to get to that point, or a different one altogether. I enjoy getting a reaction from people and hearing their thoughts on a story. Maybe I'll get a review with someone who enjoys the story and thinks my theory is clever, or maybe I'll get one from someone who wants to throw spears at my rump and tell me otherwise. All opinions are welcome here.

I write because I love to share stories with the amazing readers and fellow writers out there in the fan fiction world. And over the years, so many have become wonderful and dear friends through the stories I'm able to write for this site. Fan fiction is my way of dealing with and preventing writer's "burn out" on my several other non fan fiction projects, including the novel I'm currently fine tuning as it does its turn in the submission rounds to publishers at the moment. (That story is a whole lot better grammar and structure wise than my current fics, but I do try to bring the same level of quality now-a-days because I take my writing far more seriously no matter if it's the novel or the fics. It's not perfect, but it improves with each word and I learn from it.) But I enjoy being able to entertain and these stories wouldn't exist or have gone this long without so many wonderful people taking the time to read them.

I'm not afraid of learning and improving my writing craft, and take criticism extremely well. Not everything I write is going to be everyone's cup of tea, and that's okay. I won't bite if you don't like it, promise! Sometimes you need to have a little bit of fun on the side while working on your life's passion and that's what this is to me, fun.

Don't get me wrong, once my stories are complete, I will take another look at them in about a month or two (or sometimes years) and as time permits, fix the technical issues just to try to help smooth out the rough grammar problems. Many of the fics are over 8 years old now and in those 8 years I've learned a lot. I will often leave the earliest work as is for a long while just to look back for motivation and see just how far this journey has come. (And because time is hard to come by sometimes to fix things.) Even the best writers miss something. :)

So yeah, while reviews are nice, I don't thrive on them to continue writing. Nine times out of nine, I'll keep writing regardless of what anyone thinks. Not just for myself though but because so many people over the years have followed these stories and I owe them so much for them sticking it out this long. I cannot thank you all enough for putting up with the delays along the way and hearing someone is enjoying the stories warms my heart. And because of that, I will see them all to completion.

On Reading and Reviewing work of others:

Don't be afraid to tell me about your fic or recommend a few to me to read! I love a good story and being encouraging in any way I can. :) I can't promise I will get to your story immediately in my reading que, but I will read it, I promise. If I don't review to your fic right away, don't panic. It's not that I do not like it by any means. (Usually I tend to subscribe to the story and then read it when I have the free time to do so--I do have non-writing things to tend too that take priority, so fan fiction is often reserved for my free time.) Don't be afraid to poke me with a reminder though if I'm taking too long to get to it. I don't bite and most likely I'll try to get to it right away if I have the time that night, day, morning!

My current obsession: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood and Stardew Valley

Still obsessed with and all time favs: (Feel free to recommend fics to read outside of the categories below too, I don't have everything listed.)

(Games) Chrono Trigger (which is my all time favorite game still to this day), Final Fantasy Crisis Core, Final Fantasy I-XV, Final Fantasy XIV, Suikoden series, Tales of Symphonia, Chrono Cross, The Last of Us, The Last Guardian, Stardew Valley, I Am Setsuna, and a whole lot more...

(Anime/cartoon) Monster Rancher (Does ANYONE else remember this series?), Digimon (series 1 and 2, didn't care all that much for 3 and beyond,) Fullmetal Alchemist (both the first series and Brotherhood are simply epic), Tales of Symphonia the OVA, Avatar the Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, and a few others...

My Current In-progress Projects:

One Hundred Tiny Missions- "All he wanted to do was get out of lunch with Palmer, not destroy half of Midgar." A fun look at just what Tseng goes through on a daily basis while managing his Turks. Get ready for 100 fun missions with our favorite 'bumbling' branch of Shinra. In which Flower Carts will be blown up and guinea pigs will fight back. :) (On temporary hiatus due to time constraints and sickly family members killing the inspiration to be comical.)

He Let Me Live -The much anticipated sequel to 'I Let Them Go' detailing Cissnei's life after the Sector Seven Incident as she attempts to pick up the shards of her life and put them back together into some semblance of normality, which isn't easy with friends turned worst enemies and a certain blonde-haired infantryman back on the scene...

Current update schedule is: Loosely tied to the availability of marshmallows and gummy bears...and coffee, lots of coffee

Completed Projects:

I let them Go - What exactly did happen to Cissnei after the events of Crisis Core? A unique 'what-if' story that paints a very different picture of what happened after she let Zack and Cloud go.

Projects under revision:

A few too many to actually pin down right now because I'm prioritizing the current active fics over anything being rewritten first. More info will come later.

Planned Future Projects:

1. Our Brave New World (The highly anticipated sequel to He Let Me Live. I received, and am still receiving, a lot of requests for this. I'm not even finished with He Let Me Live yet and people are flagging me down asking if the story is going to continue into a third fic to cover the events post-Meteor and the aftermath of what happens at the end of the current fic from our favorite little unlucky watchdog's point of view. There is enough material for me to work with to write an interesting and compelling story and I will be pursuing this, so yes, folks, it's happening. Look for more details Mid-Summer 2017.)

2. A possible sequel to One Hundred Tiny Missions. (I'm getting a strong demand for this via PMs as well as lovely readers pitching ideas for missions they'd like to see done but were suggested too late in the fic for me to make them work in the final chapters that are on current hold due to some time constraints. Let's get the first one finished first so as of right now, not confirmed to happen anytime soon just yet, but not off the table once I get the current fic going again. Will keep you posted.)

Additional comments:

I've said it plenty of times, but I don't bite (or even snarl or growl, I'm pretty laid back and do my best to be polite and kind to everyone.) I also don't get annoyed with anyone who feels the itch to send a PM to chat, ask questions about writing, talk video games, or even to just say hello. I get a lot of PMs sometimes from people who start out with an immediate first line apology for "bothering" me with their PM out of the blue because they're worried they're taking up my time. Folks, you don't ever need to worry about that with me because I absolutely love interacting with the fan fiction community and answering PMs! :) I really do. So don't be a stranger if you're thinking about sending a PM. I'll definitely respond as quickly as I can!

And with that, I'm off to work on new updates and stories and wish you all happy writing and a wonderful day.

'Til we meet again,

SageQuill and her marshmallow loving inner writing muse

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Characters In the Hands Of An Angry Tactician by Antismurf Lord of Darkness reviews
Poor Mark had no idea what was in store for him when he suddenly appeared on the plains of Sacae. Within 48 hours he'd be abducted, turned into a military strategist, and tricked into becoming the traveling companion (hostage?) of a delusional but dangerous young girl. And that's only the beginning of his troubles... Follows the plot Fire Emblem: Rekka no Ken.
Fire Emblem - Rated: T - English - Humor/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,616 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 14 - Published: 5/26/2016 - Tactician/Mark
Z Skit Theater by Twilight Scribe reviews
Hilarious antics on the part of Lloyd and the party with a new skit each chapter. Now with four hundred percent more spoilers!
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 436 - Words: 130,406 - Reviews: 6504 - Favs: 660 - Follows: 402 - Updated: 4/11/2016 - Published: 8/8/2006
Remnant Souls by adrius.pengramic reviews
A scattered series of individuals resisting the Curse of the Undead, and trying to eke out some sort of meaningful existence within the violent purgatory they'd been thrust into.
Dark Souls - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,879 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/23/2015
Replay by iAMwhatIamK reviews
Three months have past since the Reaper's Game. With new friends and a sense of what truly matters, nothing could be better, right? But when Rhyme begins to wonder whether the nightmares she's having about the Noise are really nightmares, she's faced with a decision, one that may cost her her life either way. Warning: Violence and possible gore in later chapters
Crossover - World Ends With You & Books of History Chronicles - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Horror - Chapters: 20 - Words: 40,906 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/22/2014 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Yoshiya K./Joshua, Rhyme B., OC
Through the Flames by iAMwhatIamK reviews
This isn't where I imagined I would be...I think this is a start of a great friendship...I want to be with you for as long as I live...No, what have I done...I've been on my own for as long as I can remember…I can't live without you. Writing project for school. Rated T-M for violence.
X-overs - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,728 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/6/2012 - Complete
SOLDIER: The Early Days by MightyAuron reviews
My first fan fiction. If you want to know what happened before Crisis Core, this is the story for you. Chapter 11 is now up: Why do Shinra need the Black Market? Why is bargaining so hard? Why can no one remember Kunsel? Who?
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 10,835 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 1/1/2012 - Published: 5/13/2010 - Zack F., Angeal H.
Raine's cookbook by falcon crest reviews
Ever wondered what Raine's recipes taste like? Why not get a look in her cookbook? chapter 26 up!
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 8,041 - Reviews: 150 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 4/22/2011 - Published: 12/8/2008 - Raine S., Genis S. - Complete
Watch and learn by Lockerz reviews
Everyday Riza has to deal with so many things mainly him: Roy Mustang. Not to mention her friends, dog and guns. The problem is, can she juggle them all at the same time, especially with some odd goings on.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 58 - Words: 64,975 - Reviews: 118 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 12/2/2010 - Published: 4/6/2010 - Riza H., Roy M. - Complete
I Skip the Little Ones by Triannakumira reviews
For the Royai 100 Themes Challenge: In the FMA world, we only see the big days. Let's bring the focus back to the little ones. With some hints of canon couples. Please Read and review, it really does aid my ability to write and give you better stories!
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 11,585 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 9/9/2010 - Published: 5/5/2010 - Roy M., Riza H.
Honour's Fall by labrat-seph reviews
A 'what if' take on the battle between Genesis and Zack in Modeoheim.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,545 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Published: 7/13/2010 - Genesis R., Angeal H. - Complete
Thing of Evil by Deranged Black Kitten reviews
VERY MILD SPOILER for Brotherhood anime ending. Riza hadn't even noticed it growing until suddenly it was there, resting on his upper-lip, standing out like a bright, neon sign. She tried to ignore it, but she just couldn't. It looked horrible. Oneshot
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,480 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/4/2010 - Roy M., Riza H. - Complete
Letters from the Dead by StarCatcher1858 reviews
The day after Riza Hawkeye's death, two people received a letter from her. -Hinted Royai-
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,325 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/29/2010 - Riza H., Roy M.
Closer by StarryEyedLight reviews
Appalled by the fact there's the beginnings of attraction towards Snow, Lightning seems to be getting edgy. Much to the sergeant's dismay, a certain tribeswoman seeks to drive her insane... One way or another... SLIGHT SPOILERS LightxFang
Final Fantasy XIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 17 - Words: 49,425 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 184 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 5/23/2010 - Published: 3/17/2010 - Lightning, Fang - Complete
From Sunrise to Sunrise by Grey's Princess reviews
My attempt at the Royai 100 Themes Challenge, one a day. My first FMA fanfic, so read and review? Shouldn't ever get above K , but if it does I'll change it.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 9,125 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 5/11/2010 - Published: 3/18/2010 - Roy M., Riza H.
Tales of Radiant Mythology 2: Apolake Rising by gamings-reminiscence reviews
Long before Gilgulim, the world's Descender, as well as what would now be called the forefathers of Terresia, defeated the puppet of the Gods and vanished.Join me now as I fortell the story of the heroes of past and present facing those who created them.
Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,047 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/26/2009 - Published: 5/17/2009
Trust and Betrayal by Link-luvr reviews
The stories of our lives are the stories of the people in them. Ours is a tale of trust and betrayal...and learning to trust again. Kraine. Rated M for mature content. Complete.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 43 - Words: 276,635 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 9/10/2009 - Published: 6/23/2008 - Raine S., Kratos A. - Complete
Always On My Mind by bergamots reviews
COMPLETE. They were in too deep to get out now. 40 themes on the Colonel and his First Lieutenant. FINAL UPDATE: 40, Requiem. Birthday present for winglessfairy25; spoilers up to chapter 93.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 2,672 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 8/4/2009 - Published: 6/24/2009 - Roy M., Riza H. - Complete
Never Forget by The2nd reviews
A conversation between Kimblee, Mustang, Hawkeye and others in ch. 60 is remembered by Riza and Roy during missions in Ishval.
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,075 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/4/2009 - Published: 8/1/2009 - Riza H., Roy M. - Complete
The Ten Commandments of Writing Zelda Fiction by Davin Sunrider reviews
Obey them, lest ye be consider'd a n00b.
Legend of Zelda - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 892 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/7/2008 - Complete
Roy's Answering Machine by Fists of Feury reviews
Mustang's very own answering machine, finally! Will he ever call any of them back? How many death threats will he get? Will Armstrong ever stop callng? WILL THE IDENTITIES OF MR. FLUFFIKINS AND SNUGGLEBEAR BE REVEALED? Read and find out!
Fullmetal Alchemist - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 4,070 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 6/4/2008 - Published: 7/3/2007
Strife by City of Dis reviews
Reno gets a new trainee...turns out this ones short with what some might call a 'chocobo head'...need i say more?... Rated T for Reno being Reno and corrupting our innocent little blonde
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,280 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 5/14/2008 - Published: 2/20/2008 - Cloud S., Reno
Voice mail received by ZoeYamato reviews
As requested by one of my readers. It's just before Zack's last - though unknown to him - battle and he leaves a message on Aerith's phone. What did he say? Zerith; Crisis Core
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 594 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/14/2008 - Zack F., Aerith G. - Complete
First Aid by Ryna-chan reviews
Why did he have to heal everyone all the time? Kratos Aurion figures that a certain Professor needs to know her place...
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 11,590 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 7/11/2007 - Published: 6/11/2007 - Kratos A., Raine S. - Complete
Blood by K'Arthur reviews
[Suikoden I] Prior to the events of the game, Odessa Silverberg begs a favor...
Suikoden - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,728 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/18/2005 - Complete
Trapped by CWolf2 reviews
A sister will do anything to protect her little brother.
Tales of Symphonia - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,905 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/14/2005 - Raine S., Genis S.
Captain's Orders by Kuroi Neko-kun reviews
S4 - No one questions the captain’s orders even if the captain is unsure of giving them.
Suikoden - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,655 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/21/2005
A Farewell To The Throne Of Tycoon by Alyssa2 reviews
[FF5] Of a birthright's significance, and of granting freedom. Lenna and Faris
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,695 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/22/2003 - Complete
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He Let Me Live reviews
The sequel to 'I Let Them Go.' Sector Seven should have been the end. She was wrong. Now, in a world of misguided trust and betrayal, a former Turk must learn to survive for the freedom she seeks. New chapter posted! "After the Storm"
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 94 - Words: 306,685 - Reviews: 474 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 5/20 - Published: 11/20/2008 - Shuriken/Cissnei
One Hundred Tiny Missions reviews
Tseng's desire to escape from lunch with Palmer leads to a humorous series of missions for his fellow Turks. New mission posted! "Oh son of a chocobo," she flinched as the throw knocked two of the Infantrymen to the ground in a flurry of waving arms and 'I'm a SOLDIER' squawks. On Temporary Hiatus.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 97 - Words: 207,019 - Reviews: 567 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 5/20/2015 - Published: 4/20/2008 - Tseng
I Let Them Go reviews
It all began when she let them escape that night. A hypothetical/possible "What if" story on just what did happen to Cissnei after Crisis Core. Final chapter posted! "Echoes"
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 53 - Words: 151,287 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/7/2008 - Published: 4/16/2008 - Shuriken/Cissnei - Complete