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Joined 02-20-05, id: 762781, Profile Updated: 02-13-21
Author has written 40 stories for Sweeney Todd, Fallout, Portal, Team Fortress 2, Overwatch, Pokémon, Assassin's Creed, Sherlock, and Borderlands.

Hi! My name is Cade. I also go by Varg. I’m an autistic transmasc with ADHD; I prefer he/they pronouns.

I like writing. Sometimes it happens and sometimes it doesn’t, so there are lengths of time where nothing happens and then a bunch of stuff happens at once. I have a terrible tendency to drop off of the face of the earth a lot, so don’t worry if I disappear for several weeks or months at a time. Usually that means life has become overwhelming and I actually have to participate. I’ll come back eventually.

I’m primarily on Ao3 under vargrimar. I’m most active there and answer comments (usually). FFNet is just where I sort of toss things when I actually remember. That tends to be less often than you’d think.


[Credit for Sing, Nightingale's cover art goes to Rubitrightintomyeyes (tumblr), Wheatley Warm Ups' goes to Firiami (tumblr), and Mister Self Destruct's goes to Glacialisxqadira (also tumblr). Credit for Beyond the Pale's artwork goes to Nervmaid (tumblr).]

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Story time by Starswirling reviews
Just some fluffy domestic Chelley drabbles. I may add others to this and the rating may change. I have no beta so sorry in advance for any errors!
Portal - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 16,764 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 9/7/2019 - Published: 11/25/2015 - Chell, Wheatley - Complete
Revel by Demonic Angel Clone reviews
Swiftly, he wraps an arm around her waist and bends his knee to dip her, using the hand she extended to him to anchor her around his neck. He kisses her, and she doesn't feel the ground beneath her, soaring under his touch. NSFW Symmetra/Junkrat
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,734 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 8/7/2016 - Published: 6/28/2016 - [Satya V./Symmetra, J. Fawkes/Junkrat] Hana Song/D. Va, Lúcio S.
Practicalities by Riona reviews
It's a dangerous time for pirates, and it's the gallows if we're caught. Safest to be with child, just in case. You're not busy, are you, Kenway? (Edward Kenway/Mary Read)
Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,279 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/30/2015 - Edward K., Mary R. - Complete
Mechanophilia by renegademechanic reviews
While in charge of the facility, Wheatley finds a program that produces some ...interesting effects on its test subject(s). Being written for portalkink, rating will change to M in the future. Pairing is chassis Wheatley/Chell
Portal - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 22,307 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 4/4/2015 - Published: 8/18/2014 - [Wheatley, Chell] GLaDOS - Complete
Dangerous by aimorai reviews
A normally practical mage struggles with the burdens of love and duty - neither of which she asked for. Alistair/Amell/Zevran love triangle developing. Of course, Bioware owns all of the non-original characters and settings within; I just borrow them!
Dragon Age - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 95,713 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 12/5/2009 - Amell, Alistair
Telling the Difference by reverse-mermaid reviews
Wheatley struggles with distinguishing the testing itch from the human itch. Chell lends a hand.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,900 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/6/2012 - Wheatley, Chell - Complete
The Punishment by thepunishment reviews
Post-game. As she regains control of Aperture, GLaDOS thinks of a far better punishment for Wheatley than floating through space for eternity. After being transferred back into his old human body and let loose in the facility, Wheatley vows to help Chell escape Aperture once and for all, but GLaDOS has other plans for the pair. Wheatley/Chell
Portal - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 18 - Words: 113,668 - Reviews: 568 - Favs: 784 - Follows: 809 - Updated: 5/18/2012 - Published: 5/7/2011 - Wheatley, Chell
Protocol by laceycake reviews
Chell's worked so hard to solve his tests, and Wheatley decides that a little reciprocation is in order. Sorta-Chelley. Android!Wheatley. COMPLETE.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,597 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 44 - Published: 3/16/2012 - Chell, Wheatley - Complete
Closeness and Cleverness by Vaetra reviews
Another -dare I say it?- collection of the usual angsty, depressing, odd, at times romantic one-shots. Some Sweenett and some not. And these aren't even semi connected...
Sweeney Todd - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,125 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 7/19/2008 - Published: 5/25/2008
Slogans by Defying.Expectations reviews
Mrs. Lovett decides that she needs a new slogan for her pies, and asks Sweeney Todd for his help. Takes place immediately after A Little Priest. Sweenett/Toddvett.
Sweeney Todd - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 854 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/7/2008 - Eleanor L., Sweeney T. - Complete
Lucien's Luck by Jordy Trent reviews
This one's no amateur, no freelancer come to your room by chance. His name, in the language of High Rock, means luck. His first name means light. Ironic, isn't it? He has never walked in the light, and as for the other one...
Elder Scroll series - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 7,715 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 4/9/2008 - Published: 1/18/2008 - Lucien L. - Complete
Cuddle by pinkeop reviews
Mr. Todd wasn't a touchy-feely sort of bloke.
Sweeney Todd - Rated: K - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,681 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/9/2008 - Complete
Colors by In His Eyes reviews
Even in his shaded world, amid black, gray, and dusty white, Sweeney knows the weight of colors. Mild STL.
Sweeney Todd - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 723 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 15 - Published: 12/30/2007 - Complete
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Misplaced Devotion
"Listen, babe, I know I'm the highlight of your day," Jack says quietly, "but if you wanted me to be the highlight of your night, too, all you had to do was ask." rhack.
Borderlands - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,259 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/26/2020 - [Handsome Jack, Rhys] - Complete
Sit Tight
"So, why the automated message? Couldn't you have just, I don't know, sent a quick, hey, get up here? It's not like you haven't done it before." "Oh, believe me, I would've if that had even been a friggin' option. But, uh. Well." Jack laughs, incredulous and—a little exasperated? "I'm kind of in a bind here, kitten." rhack.
Borderlands - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 36,979 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/6/2020 - [Handsome Jack, Rhys] - Complete
Hopeless reviews
"Why am I doing this again?" he asks. "You're doing it because you're hopeless." "Yeah, cheers. I was hoping for more of a pep talk." Another sigh. "You're doing it because she's got your heart in a hand grenade."
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,648 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/16/2019 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
You've Been a Long Time Away reviews
He feels like he could hit London pavement with abandon and dash across every available inch until his bones give out. His stomach is a bit twisty, afflicted by bilious somersaults and an angry-hurt cascade of 'I can't believe you're here you selfish bastard', but the percussive hurricane enshrined within his ribcage supersedes it all. "You've been a long time away," says John.
Sherlock - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,066 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/12/2019 - [John W., Sherlock H.] - Complete
Mischief reviews
There are no ships here, no schooners or brigs laden with plunder; there are no rowdy smugglers looking to blow off steam or inebriated kingsmen with chips on their shoulders. There is only him, Kidd, and a heist. And God help him, it's the most fun he's had all bloody night. [Kiddway with genderqueer James/Mary.]
Assassin's Creed - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,005 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 9/25/2018 - [Edward K., Mary R.] - Complete
Equal Measure reviews
Edward is not hers. This, she knows, is the world's second certainty. [Kiddway with genderqueer James/Mary.]
Assassin's Creed - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,759 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/24/2018 - [Mary R., Edward K.] - Complete
A Bad Idea reviews
While it isn't a bad idea by inheritance, it is the chosen subject matter that makes it particularly bad. There are countless things he could think of to help himself along, and yet his mind is firmly focused on the one person who would never want him in a sexual sense. [A Your Body Is a Weapon short - Junkrat going solo post chapter 40.]
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,072 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/5/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Nowhere Else reviews
He's a bloody enabler, she thinks, even while dead to the world. (Not that she minds.)
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,890 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 7/1/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Fondness reviews
To say it feels good would be an understatement. A gross understatement, in fact. It doesn't feel good at all. No, it feels - god, it feels fantastic. Glorious. Magnificent. Sublime. Criminal. And a bit bewildering, actually, now that he gives it some thought, because he doesn't know how he's managed without simple tactile contact for this long.
Overwatch - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,615 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
A Certain Ring reviews
He has traveled the world several times over (his purpose equals parts criminal heists and righteous war), but it feels somehow strange, he thinks, coming here after all this time. Thanks to her, of course. All of this is.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,029 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Your Hand in Mine
Try as he might, he can't remember a time anyone has cared to kiss him awake. And that sort of... hurts, he thinks, but in a good way - because while it might not have happened before, it is happening now, and that is something he can live with.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 850 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Evidence reviews
Of all the things Satya could be doing after sucking him off and leaving him utterly spent against a wall down some secluded corridor, the last thing Jamison expects is for her to adjust his suit.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 930 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 5 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Still reviews
Satya isn't lovely sets of charges or bundled sticks of dynamite or bottles of chemical compounds, but she might as well be. The rest of the world could erupt into nuclear holocaust, and he'd never even notice.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,175 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Personal reviews
"No one's called me that in a real long time."
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 516 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 4 - Published: 6/25/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Bluish reviews
The med bay's gurney isn't the most comfortable of beds, but Jamison supposes it's better than a pine box.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,593 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/12/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Even If reviews
Jamison has never been all that good with emotions, anyway.
Overwatch - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 865 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/4/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Listen
Water sluices over her in hot sheets and drowns out the din of the world.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,465 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/4/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Beyond the Pale reviews
While Jamison never imagined he'd like the taste of steel in his mouth, he certainly doesn't mind it in hers. The Bloodborne AU absolutely no one asked for.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 40,974 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/15/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Morning reviews
Jamison is awake, insomnia struck, stars fissured against the windows.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 561 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/15/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Silent
The scars from Satya's arm spiderweb across her back like lightning.
Overwatch - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 373 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/15/2018 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Your Body Is a Weapon reviews
Junkrat joins the 'Overwatch: Recall' initiative. Symmetra is not pleased. Slow burn Junkrat/Symmetra with a struggle of chaos versus order. Alternatively, "In which Junkrat grows on Symmetra like an undesirable plant on the sidewalk and she copes with it in progressively worsening ways."
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 246,099 - Reviews: 327 - Favs: 694 - Follows: 780 - Updated: 3/11/2017 - Published: 6/4/2016 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra]
Maybe reviews
Guzma wakes from a nightmare. Plumeria looks after him for a while.
Pokémon - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,221 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/15/2017 - [Guzma, Plumeria/Plumeri] - Complete
Certainty reviews
In which Satya dotes on her scraggly boyfriend before sending him back to his own bed. Written for Junkmetra / Symmrat week, day one: "Firsts."
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,114 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/9/2017 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Warmth reviews
A collection of drabbles and shortfics featuring Jamison and Satya. Originally for sextober, but now for prompts I received concerning it. Updated at my leisure.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,098 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/9/2017 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra]
Fortnight reviews
It's been two weeks since Jamison has seen Satya, and he is quite eager. Junkrat/Symmetra. Light bondage.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,090 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/8/2016 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Strive reviews
Symmetra is perfect, and Junkrat isn't going to argue. Sweet self-indulgence. Junkrat/Symmetra.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 836 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/28/2016 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Tongue reviews
In which Symmetra receives an Australian kiss. Something else quick and dirty. Junkrat/Symmetra.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,206 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/20/2016 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Mouth reviews
Junkrat never imagined she'd be so good with her mouth. Something quick and dirty; Junkrat/Symmetra.
Overwatch - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,311 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 11 - Published: 6/30/2016 - [J. Fawkes/Junkrat, Satya V./Symmetra] - Complete
Shouldn't reviews
In a foreign body, Wheatley does not belong. Human!Wheatley/Chell.
Portal - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 859 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/22/2016 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Sing, Nightingale reviews
Wheatley wants to help Chell learn how to speak. His method? Melodic intonation and music therapy. Human!Wheatley/Chell, humming, learning, and eventual singing for a portalkink meme fill. Shameless fluff and tension with a bit of plot in the background.
Portal - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 97,203 - Reviews: 285 - Favs: 403 - Follows: 447 - Updated: 1/17/2016 - Published: 9/23/2011 - [Wheatley, Chell]
Wheatley Warm Ups reviews
A project from my writeblog on tumblr. Drabbles and ficlets starring everyone's favorite dork. All are written from submitted prompts of some kind. Lots of Chelley abound with unabashed fluff. Most involve Nightingale!verse's humanised Wheatley, but a some don't. Rated M for adult situations.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 34 - Words: 32,655 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 1/16/2016 - Published: 8/19/2014 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Beg reviews
Wheatley has rather poor willpower. Originally inspired by a text post by persephonegoestohell on tumblr about Wheatley begging. Human!Wheatley/Chell.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,483 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/14/2016 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Temperature Consistency reviews
Wheatley wakes up on Christmas morning. Written for the 2015 Portal Secret Santa on tumblr. Unabashed fluff. Human!Wheatley/Chell.
Portal - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,242 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/4/2016 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Exemplary reviews
Wheatley's been drinking. Tiny drabble for new years from my writeblog. Human!Wheatley/Chell. Rated for adult content.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 641 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 12/31/2015 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Mister Self Destruct reviews
Aperture Science is slowly beginning to self-destruct under Wheatley's neglect. He's being consumed by power and madness, and needs more solution euphoria. He'll do anything to make sure his needs are met. Non-con, BDSM, Android!Wheatley/Chell.
Portal - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 6 - Words: 26,820 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 12/22/2015 - Published: 10/28/2011 - [Wheatley, Chell] - Complete
Clockwork Blue reviews
In the age of steam powered machines, Cave Johnson creates an entourage of automatons to help him in Aperture Science's crusade against Black Mesa. Wheatley, his newest creation, is to spearhead the effort with his Blue Matter Core - but unlike other automatons, this metal man has the capacity to feel. [ClockworkAndroid!Wheatley/Chell]
Portal - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,707 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 40 - Updated: 10/17/2015 - Published: 10/9/2015 - [Wheatley, Chell] Cave Johnson, GLaDOS
I Can't Decide reviews
Spy finds himself feeling hollow after the war. He knows Sniper feels hollow, too.
Team Fortress 2 - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,031 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/31/2012 - Spy, Sniper - Complete
All These Things That I've Done reviews
Billy Creel isn't a saint. He's done a lot in his life. With Maggie, he's determined to keep on the straight and narrow. The wanderer really isn't helping. A string of tiny slapdash vignettes that make up a story in the end. Billy/FLW, Billy/various OCs.
Fallout - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 15,622 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 9/21/2011 - Published: 9/15/2011 - Lone Wanderer
Letter reviews
The barber finds a letter within his parlor. AU. Light Todd/Lovett. A few allusions to "Answer."
Sweeney Todd - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,956 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/2/2008 - [Sweeney T., Eleanor L.] - Complete
Answer reviews
The barber tends to make conversation a bit difficult sometimes. Todd/Lovett
Sweeney Todd - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,988 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Published: 5/27/2008 - [Sweeney T., Eleanor L.] - Complete