Kendris
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Joined 01-20-05, id: 742985, Profile Updated: 09-01-13
Author has written 15 stories for Baldur's Gate, Star Wars, Valdemar universe, Neverwinter Nights, Forgotten Realms, and Mass Effect.

When writing is going well, it’s like reaching up and pulling fire down from heaven. It’s better than any dope you can buy. When it’s not going well, it’s much like giving birth to a baby elephant.

- David Eddings, The Rivan Codex

Back after a 5 year hiatus and getting back in the groove.


Favorite authors:

David Eddings – Just about anything he writes, although the Belgariad and the Malloreon series are my favorites. Reading his books is, for me, like sitting by a fire chatting with old friends.

Tolkien – Tried to read LOTR when I was twelve, got bogged down, put it away and didn’t pick it back up again until last year. Now I am just in awe; the man was an unparalleled wordsmith, able to harness the English language in ways that mere mortals can only dream of imitating.

C.S. Lewis – Another wordsmith, and a friend of Tolkien. The Chronicles of Narnia is great, but if you really want to see the English language at its finest, read The Screwtape Letters. Then, after you have read it, go find the audiobook version (unabridged, please) read by John Cleese.

Gael Baudino – The Dragonsword trilogy and Gossamer Axe are not your standard fantasy fare, but they are well written and the themes of friendship and caring are woven beautifully throughout.

Dean Koontz – He’s generally classified as a horror writer, but his stories really defy genre descriptions. As with most of the authors I like, his stories tend to center on groups of people who care about each other. Koontz generally pits them against shadowy government agencies and scientific discoveries gone awry. Start with Strangers, then Watchers. Then just keep going.


Project Status Reports:Due to time limitations, I'll be limiting my focus, working to complete a few of the current WIP's & suspending the rest indefinitely.

Baldur's Gate/Forgotten Realms Stories

- The Jessime Stories

  • What Matters The Most
  • - In Progress - My novelization of BG2: SoA. Currently in the process of being edited & reposted, and will be the focus of my main efforts

  • Things That Go Boom In The Night
  • - Complete - A Jess & Co. short story set in the BG1 timeline.

    -The Drow Trilogy

  • The Moonless Night
  • - Complete - Initially written as a companion piece to WMTM, it inspired a sequel & prequel, but can still serve as background for the character of Solaufein in WMTM

  • Against Her Will
  • - In Progress - Sequel to 'Moonless Night', and definitely in a different universe from WMTM as Solaufein & Phaere deal with the consequences of their love

  • The Paladin and The Drow
  • In Progress - A prequel of sorts, focusing on Solaufein's mother, Amaleari, and how she got the book of surfacer poems that she passed to her son

    - Other Baldur's Gate Stories

  • It Just Won't Quit - Complete
  • Sand and Water- Complete
  • Two Souls- Suspended
  • Law & Order: Forgotten Realms Unit - Suspended
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    Avenging Angels by Theodur reviews
    Follow the adventures of Leah, a Bhaalspawn and a priestess of Milil, as together with her friends she travels the lands of Amn, seeking fame, adventure and romance... and trying to escape the shadow of her dark parentage.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 52 - Words: 273,580 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 10/31/2015 - Published: 8/16/2013
    Wars of the Bhaalspawn by Capt. Incredible reviews
    Complete! The Throne of Bhaal can no longer be left unoccupied- a war for the Throne has begun. With his closest companions at his side, one Bhaalspawn sorcerer moves ever closer to claiming the power of Bhaal for his own, regardless of desire or intent.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 44 - Words: 428,675 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 12/10/2014 - Published: 3/12/2009 - Complete
    Truth or Tale (I): Bright Blade by kaispan reviews
    Sajantha has her reasons for playing peacekeeper between the Red Wizard and the rest of her party, but she might end up being just another piece in his own game. BG1: Imoen, Edwin, Jaheira, Khalid, Dynaheir, Minsc. [sequel to Candlekeep prologue - 'Truth or Tale: The Story Behind the Story']
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 46 - Words: 216,795 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 9/9/2014 - Published: 6/9/2013 - OC, Imoen, Edwin - Complete
    Siblings by Ananke Adrasteia reviews
    Two Bhaalspawn siblings have a chat in Irenicus' dungeon. And then... yup. They leave it and play the game, what else?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 61 - Words: 288,731 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/14/2014 - Published: 11/22/2006 - Complete
    Dream On by Ladyamesindy reviews
    "The past will always be yours." A more detailed look into the backgrounds of Cmdr. Serafina Shepard and Kaidan Alenko; of paths taken, choices made, opportunities missed. This work is heavily influenced by the song "Dream On," by Aerosmith. Rated M for subject matter content just to be safe.
    Mass Effect - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 58,178 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/21/2014 - Published: 10/22/2013 - Shepard (F), Kaidan A. - Complete
    Truth or Tale (The Story Behind the Story) by kaispan reviews
    Growing up in a library would be a dream for some, a prison for others-like the bardic bookworm and the roguish rapscallion, two girls who couldn't be more different. But when they were best friends, that didn't matter. And sometimes it's the quiet ones who can stir up the most trouble... (Imoen & PC friendship: the Candlekeep backstory leading up to the events of BG1.)
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 31,200 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/15/2013 - OC, Imoen, Gorion - Complete
    Second Choices, Second Chances by Finduilas88 reviews
    Post TOB, the Bhaalspawn chose mortality to stay with her beloved, but her 'happily ever after' didn't work out quite as planned. Will she take another chance on love?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 45 - Words: 131,089 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 7/18/2011 - Published: 12/6/2005 - Complete
    Hope's Light by Gwen6 reviews
    Faerun is darkened by strife. A fugitive had fled asassins for months, and now, weary, cannot go on. Until that is, a stranger arrives, which changes everything. Explores the life of Gorion, and has Imoen as one of the main characters.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Tragedy - Chapters: 16 - Words: 45,787 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 7/6/2010 - Published: 8/4/2005
    The Irony of Fate by Meganalira reviews
    A study of the twists of fate, and a major exercise of loose-ends-tying and wrapping-up of events between BG1 and BG2 regarding one NPC from BG1. I don't want to name him yet, so just read on, alright? Please?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 53,072 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 3/17/2009 - Published: 4/29/2007 - Complete
    Slow Fade by Capt. Incredible reviews
    The Laughing Death... it's what they called her. The last of the Bhaalspawn to challenge Sarevok. Imoen. Gorion's ward- From an alternate universe within Tale of the Bhaalspawn, a look at Imoen and a path into the Realms that would lead her into darkness.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 90,255 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 3/8/2009 - Published: 1/18/2008 - Complete
    Road to the Horizon by Ztin reviews
    It is about vengeance. It is about honour. It is about hate as much as love. It is about villainy and heroics. It is about quests and treasure. It is about the perfect combination of blacklotus and Baalor's root to get the maximum blast effect.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 133,205 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 2/6/2009 - Published: 10/14/2006
    Tale of the Bhaalspawn by Capt. Incredible reviews
    From their first capture by Irenicus to the battle in the Hells, the story of a Bhaalspawn sorcerer, his companions, and the path each walks to their own destiny.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 104 - Words: 736,817 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 12/9/2008 - Published: 10/7/2006 - Complete
    Breaching the Screen: Vol 2 by Capt. Incredible reviews
    Following where Vol 1. left off, another series of jaunts into the life of Khan and his party as they explore some of the more unrealistic quirks of the game...
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,211 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 8/28/2008 - Published: 6/3/2007 - Complete
    Grief Bringer by Treymane reviews
    From the frozen north to Candlekeep, the tale of three Bhaalspawn who struggle to evade pursuers while learning to cope with their own natures.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 30 - Words: 68,696 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 4/14/2008 - Published: 4/27/2005
    Reclaiming by arabellaesque reviews
    BG2: The companions are reunited in Amn after their partial captor by a mysterious mage, who seeks something locked deep inside Maiyn and Imoen. As they race to rescue Imoen from his clutches, Coran has recovered in the North, and heads south to help.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 103 - Words: 507,468 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 11/2/2007 - Published: 7/18/2006 - Complete
    Choices by Pen52 reviews
    Life is best described as a series of choices. Inspired, unfortunate, and all those in between, shadowed by our many imperfections. What is destiny,then,if not the sum of these choices? Answer that, godchild, and you will master your fate. Sarevok's pov
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,693 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/17/2007 - Published: 10/2/2006
    Breaching the Screen: Vol 1 by Capt. Incredible reviews
    Finished! A series of short, humorous stories that throw a bit of reality into the Baldur's Gate 2 Universe. A second volume pending, should enough good ideas arise or be contributed...
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 13,819 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 5/7/2007 - Published: 1/31/2007 - Complete
    Bar Talk by The Abbot of Beregost reviews
    Set after the events of BG2, puts our hereto unnamed cleric in the Sea's Bounty for a reunion with the characters of both games.FINALLY DONE!
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 38,565 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/8/2006 - Published: 5/11/2005 - Complete
    Shades of Grey by FunnyBunnyWarrior reviews
    A bhaalspawn, after torture at the hands of a mad wizard, must learn once again what is good and evil. Along the way, she will be challenged with decisions which will shape her and her friend's futures...but does she really even want to?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,583 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/7/2006
    A Comedy of Terror by Dominique Sotto reviews
    It is a short story, not a saga. It is about pride rather than love. It is pretty much about Raelis not Haer’Dalis. It is all about Sigil not Baldur’s Gate. COMPLETE
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,241 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Updated: 4/3/2005 - Published: 2/28/2005 - Complete
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    Mass Effect: Forged In Fire reviews
    ME1: They came from all corners of the galaxy. Human, turian, krogan, quarian, asari. Each of them had been shaped by their past, but it was their shared future that would forge the bonds that would let them stand together against the greatest threat the galaxy had ever encountered.
    Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 68,563 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 3/26/2015 - Published: 11/17/2013 - Shepard (F), Hannah S., Garrus V., Liara T'Soni
    Two Against The World reviews
    A prequel of sorts to 'What Matters The Most'. Before Irenicus, before Sarevok, before the brave companions and deadly foes, there were two. Two children of a dead god. Two orphans raised in secrecy. Two lives intertwined. Two sisters whose deeds would shake the Realms.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Family/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,515 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/10/2014
    What Matters The Most reviews
    Reboot! Jessime, child of Bhaal, seeks the path to her destiny while trying to protect those she loves from the taint within her.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 54 - Words: 181,947 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 1/16/2014 - Published: 8/27/2013
    The Final Trial reviews
    Camden believed that he was ready for Drogan's final trial, but what he found himself faced with was something he never expected.
    Neverwinter Nights - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 10 - Words: 33,837 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/18/2008 - Published: 3/12/2006
    Two Souls reviews
    Torn away from everything familiar to him, Talon must seek new allies in his quest to find Imoen, yet even as he searches, he finds that his feelings for the girl who has always been like a sister to him are changing.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,822 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 5/11/2008 - Published: 5/6/2007
    The Paladin and The Drow reviews
    A forgotten book leads to a meeting between two worlds.
    Forgotten Realms - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,112 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 4/4/2008 - Published: 9/17/2006
    Against Her Will reviews
    Sequel to The Moonless Night. Phaere pays dearly for her love for Solaufein, but can she escape the prison that Ardulace has created for her?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,890 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/24/2008 - Published: 10/12/2006
    The Hidden Bhaalspawn reviews
    For years, he has concealed himself in their midst. Now, the Throne of Bhaal is within reach, and it is time for him to claim his birthright. Maybe.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 894 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/16/2007 - Complete
    Sand and Water reviews
    One shot songfic. Post TOB, Jaheira must move forward in her life without Khalid
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,133 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/3/2007 - Complete
    The Moonless Night reviews
    OneShot. Solaufein longs to tell Phaere his secret...but does he dare?
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,970 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/5/2006 - Complete
    Golden Eyes reviews
    Inspired by the Mercedes LackeyLeslie Fish song of the same title
    Valdemar universe - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,213 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Published: 12/22/2005 - Complete
    Law & Order: FRU Forgotten Realms Unit reviews
    NYPD's finest take over a new beat...
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,736 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/30/2005
    It Just Won't Quit reviews
    One shot songfic : Tragedy overtakes Corbin and his companions after their escape from the Underdark.
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,465 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 7/16/2005 - Complete
    Rest and Relaxation? reviews
    This vacation definitely wasn't turning out the way Rian had expected...SUSPENDED FOR NOW
    Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,646 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/14/2005 - Published: 5/13/2005
    Things That Go Boom In The Night reviews
    A prequel (of sorts) to What Matters The Most, set in BG1. When Jessime and friends find themselves short of cash, they take on a routine job that becomes anything but routine. COMPLETE!
    Baldur's Gate - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,244 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 4/19/2005 - Published: 3/27/2005 - Complete
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