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Author has written 4 stories for RWBY.

Hey folks. Ecologist in the central US, age 28. That's probably about as much detail as I can afford to put here. I've got a decent understanding of Spanish and Russian, which may or may not prove useful on this site, but I might as well mention it.

Favorite fandoms: Discworld, Star Wars, Mass Effect, ASOIAF, Pushing Daisies, Firefly, Dresden Files, RWBY, Myst, Bas-Lag, LOTR, the original Sherlock Holmes stories, The Wire, Scary Go Round.

Favorite creators: Borges, Gaiman, Kingsolver, Pushkin, del Toro, Kipling, Sergei Bodrov, M.R. James.

...One of these days, I'm going to make a fictional version of A Sand County Almanac. (As in, set on the Discworld or in Coeur d'Coeurs.)

I am absolutely hopeless Qrow/Winter trash. On the plus side, I'm clearly not the only one.

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2 Point 59 Children by drunkdragon reviews
The life of a huntsman often burns short and bright. But strong hunters beget stronger ones, and the quota must be reached. In short, Qrow Branwen and Winter Schnee are now married. This is a tremendous problem.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,794 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 11/10/2019 - Published: 7/21/2016 - Winter S., Qrow B.
Redemption by RainStorm4 reviews
Seasons 1, 2 and 3 of RWBY, told through the eyes of Russel Thrush and his team. Friendship, drama, (hopefully) some humour to build up some characters with a lot of potential who, at the moment in the show, are fairly 2D. CRDL-centric, but with plenty of interaction with the other teams. Russel/Yang ultimately.
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 42 - Words: 151,931 - Reviews: 418 - Favs: 673 - Follows: 636 - Updated: 1/21/2018 - Published: 6/6/2015 - Cardin W., Sky L., Dove B., Russel T.
The First and Only Time by Master Maple reviews
They've both decided that this one-night stand of theirs will be their first and only time. Except for all those other first and only times. A collection of Night's Watch morning-afters.
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,753 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 9/23/2017 - Published: 1/30/2017 - Winter S., Qrow B.
Professor Arc by Coeur Al'Aran reviews
He didn't know the first thing about teaching, Hell, he didn't even know the first thing about fighting! A shame then, that his forged documents painted the picture of an accomplished and skilled warrior. Now he's trapped teaching students his own age how to be hunters, when he doesn't even know himself!
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 64 - Words: 582,340 - Reviews: 8105 - Favs: 9,199 - Follows: 7,796 - Updated: 7/2/2017 - Published: 12/18/2014 - Jaune A. - Complete
Stress Relief by Coeur Al'Aran reviews
In a world where your allies can be just as dangerous as your enemies, sometimes it can be difficult for a criminal mastermind to find a little stress relief. That blonde idiot, Jaune, was just unimportant enough, just malleable enough, to be a viable option. It was meant to be a one time thing, an easy lay. Emotions were never supposed to get involved.
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 98,862 - Reviews: 1557 - Favs: 3,478 - Follows: 2,551 - Updated: 9/12/2016 - Published: 12/6/2015 - Jaune A., Cinder F. - Complete
Breaking Through the Bottom of the Bottle by College Fool reviews
Five years after Beacon, Jaune's still going home alone as often as not. An unlikely encounter with Yang may have just the solution- drinks, company, and a hell of a lot of pickup lines. (Now Complete)
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 41,947 - Reviews: 518 - Favs: 1,874 - Follows: 1,091 - Updated: 7/24/2016 - Published: 7/1/2016 - [Yang X.L., Jaune A.] - Complete
Pastime by milesmorales reviews
Ruby and Penny take a break to watch a game of Atlas' national pastime: Baseball.
RWBY - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,995 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/22/2016 - Ruby R., Penny P. - Complete
Dandelion by Master Maple reviews
Tai knows life can sometimes hurt. But the good times, and more importantly, good people in his life can make it all worthwhile.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,814 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/15/2016
Keeping It Together by it makes sense in context reviews
Set (and written) immediately after the finale, there is a lot that Jaune has to do.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,369 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/16/2016 - [Jaune A., Pyrrha N.] L. Ren, Nora V.
Saddle Tramp by Master Maple reviews
It's late, and the sound of an approaching rider heralds the approach of Qrow Branwen. He's come riding out of the night to visit Winter Schnee, like usual. But something is different... A Western AU for the RWBY April MonCon. Character: Qrow. Prompt: Storytelling.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,166 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/21/2016 - Winter S., Qrow B.
The Necklace and the Bottle by RedWing36 reviews
After a night with Winter, Qrow finds himself in a situation where he is forced to tell Winter a long painful story from his life.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,609 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 56 - Published: 4/20/2016 - Summer R., Winter S., Qrow B., Taiyang X.L. - Complete
Deadpool by Classic Cowboy reviews
Post season 3: After the loss of his love, a hunter has become something more, giving up his body, life, and sanity to become something capable of standing against Cinder. Now, an unstoppable Mercenary on a collision course with his target and - "Hey! Deadpool here, forget the stupid summary, just click on the little button and read this fic! We got shipping, blood, and Boobies!"
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,046 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 560 - Follows: 634 - Updated: 4/10/2016 - Published: 2/21/2016 - Jaune A., Cinder F., Team RWBY
Winter's Warning by thesecretsix reviews
"It's not you that he's in love with, Winter. He looks at you, but he only sees her." "Do you really think I don't know that, James?" "No," sighs the general, "you always know exactly what you're doing." A [hilarious and altogether tone-inappropriate] alternate title could be: Winter wearily watches a warworn, wounded wreck who won't withhold his wavering, waffling, and winking.
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,042 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 48 - Published: 3/27/2016 - [Qrow B., Winter S.]
Remnant's Reclaimer by Hysterical Clerical Hijinks reviews
Ruby finds herself facing her end. As she pushes her semblance to new heights, the world breaks. In one fluid, crystallising moment everything changes. A 23 year old Ruby Rose, one of the deadliest hunters on Remnant, spills out of the void and into the dorm of team RWBY, including a 15 year old version of herself. A hunter in a world of unknowing prey. Cover courtesy of Majisuka!
RWBY - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 109,801 - Reviews: 2202 - Favs: 6,768 - Follows: 7,307 - Updated: 3/26/2016 - Published: 11/9/2014 - [Blake B., Ruby R.] [Weiss S., Yang X.L.]
As The Crow Flies by midwestern-duchess reviews
"You do care. You care so much you feel as though you will bleed to death with the pain of it." -JK Rowling
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,204 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 10 - Published: 3/25/2016 - Winter S., Qrow B. - Complete
And Treasure by turbomagnus reviews
After "Trash", an encounter with River causes Inara to start thinking about her place on Serenity. Implied Inara/Mal and Kaylee/Simon.
Firefly - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,119 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/21/2016 - Mal, Inara, River - Complete
Effects of Chitin Doping on Common Materials by Journal of Grimmology reviews
This is a research proposal regarding the harvesting of the Grimm's bone like armor, and the application and effects of infusing it into structural materials.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 13 - Words: 10,227 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/14/2016 - Published: 11/23/2015
A Mite Blurry by RoseFrederick reviews
Mal doesn't know what happened last night to leave him waking up next to Inara in a luxury suite, but he expects the fallout afterwards to ruin things between them. He's right about one thing, their relationship is never going to be quite the same.
Firefly - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,411 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/29/2016 - [Mal, Inara] - Complete
Why Do I Love You? by Le MAO reviews
"Why do I love you?" This question haunts Winter's mind as she gazes at the unconscious drunk before her. Another question is why that hotel has a Cactuar statue in its lobby. She must put those questions aside, however, as she must deal with Qrow. (Qrow/Winter; Qrowin; Snowbirds)
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,410 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 38 - Published: 2/21/2016 - [Qrow B., Winter S.] - Complete
What Happens in Vacuo, Stays in Vacuo by Coeur Al'Aran reviews
Finally the week's holiday before the Vytal Festival, and for Professor Arc, it couldn't have come soon enough. Especially when he manages to snag tickets to one of the most expensive resorts in Vacuo. A full week's rest to himself, with no criminals, no crazy students - and definitely no vicious little multi-coloured slaver. Seven days with just sun, sand, sea and Neo... wai-Neo?
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 19,225 - Reviews: 444 - Favs: 1,665 - Follows: 1,013 - Updated: 2/21/2016 - Published: 2/14/2016 - Jaune A., Neo - Complete
Put It On My Tab by RosesSharon reviews
After Sam is pinched by Group Cpt. Graeme in a public house, Foyle decides to have a word with him. Disclaimer: I do not own Foyle's War or the characters therein.
Foyle's War - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,344 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 2/13/2016 - Complete
Runaway Queen by midwestern-duchess reviews
"Hearts are wild creatures. That's why our ribs are cages." -Elalusz
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,008 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/4/2016 - Blake B., Team SSSN, Sun W., Scarlet D. - Complete
kept behind closed doors by Symphony's Feather reviews
I had to choose the smart thing. It was not you. — Winter/Qrow, Weiss, their father.
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,460 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 18 - Published: 12/23/2015 - [Winter S., Qrow B.] Weiss S. - Complete
Christmas Carolling by Virginiana reviews
December 1940: The Nazis have smashed their way across Europe and Britain stands alone, fighting to survive against overwhelming odds. Sam tries to bring Yuletide cheer during the darkest Christmas of the war.
Foyle's War - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,656 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/21/2015 - Published: 12/17/2015 - Sam, Foyle, Milner - Complete
Books and Alcohol by ServeMeTheSky reviews
Blake might have had her plans for a relaxing evening interrupted, but there was something about Yang, drunk or not, that made her happy. Implied Bumblebee.
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,632 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/11/2015 - Blake B., Yang X.L. - Complete
Uncle Qrow Wins At Life by Raziel12 reviews
There is a reason Qrow is the coolest uncle in the world.
RWBY - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,270 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 733 - Follows: 503 - Updated: 11/27/2015 - Published: 11/22/2015 - Ruby R., Glynda G., Qrow B.
How do you do fellow kids? by oldfashionedhand reviews
Mercury and Emerald attempt to talk to their boss about why her choice of disguise may not have been the best idea.
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,339 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 30 - Published: 11/1/2015 - Cinder F., Mercury B., Emerald S. - Complete
Those You Leave Behind by Chris7221 reviews
RWBY is gone, their deaths presumed, but not certain. They'd found something, a criminal operation that took their lives. Now it's up to another team to take up the mantle and finish what they'd started. But how deep does it go, and will it kill them too? An alternate Volume 2 starring JNPR.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 15 - Words: 35,024 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 6/26/2015 - Published: 1/11/2015 - Team JNPR, Winter S. - Complete
The Thunder in their Hearts by milesmorales reviews
Nora and Ren stay up to watch a storm roll in.
RWBY - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,059 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/21/2015 - [Nora V., L. Ren] - Complete
Of Ships and Stars by Hysterical Clerical Hijinks reviews
Jaune invites Pyrrha to come celebrate the end of year holidays with his family. Pyrrha, despite her nerves, couldn't imagine wanting something more. But as they set out on his boat, headed for home, she comes to realise the trip would be a journey in more ways than one. Made for the /r/RWBY January MonCon!
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,915 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 745 - Follows: 324 - Published: 1/21/2015 - Jaune A., Pyrrha N. - Complete
Emergence by Chris7221 reviews
Welcome to a world of disillusion. Welcome to a world of bloody revolution. Welcome to Earth. RWBY is arriving, and now fans of the show might be the only hope of getting the team back together. If it's even possible. Act 5: The New World
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 46 - Words: 105,293 - Reviews: 517 - Favs: 794 - Follows: 560 - Updated: 12/17/2014 - Published: 8/17/2014 - Ruby R., Weiss S., Blake B., Yang X.L. - Complete
A Million Lien by milesmorales reviews
One morning, as a child, Coco awakens.
RWBY - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 666 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 20 - Published: 11/15/2014 - Coco A. - Complete
Pins in the Map by wright.or.wrong reviews
He takes a sip because it's his damn graduation after all. He should be celebrating. Post-Advanced Introduction to Finality.
Community - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 104,908 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 409 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 2/24/2014 - Published: 11/22/2013 - Annie E., Jeff W. - Complete
Sleeping Arrangements by Batty Musings reviews
A lesser man would freeze or do something completely and utterly stupid at the sight of his best friend strutting naked around the room. Ren wishes he were a lesser man. Ren/Nora
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,022 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 58 - Published: 9/14/2013 - Complete
X Wing Drabbles by LoryLynn1186 reviews
A collection of drabbles containing everyone's favorite band of pilots. Various genres and ratings.
Star Wars - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,155 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 5 - Published: 4/29/2012
A Trail a Mile Wide by Heuksal reviews
Shepard didn't get much of a chance to celebrate after ruining Sovereign's day, and the SR2's crew could really use a break after the end of ME2. Minor postgame spoilers, Femshep and Garrus, mostly dialog, gratuitous nerdy in-jokes.
Mass Effect - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,685 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 730 - Follows: 120 - Published: 2/12/2010 - J. Garson, Garrus V. - Complete
Emperor's Ward: A Ciaphas Cain Story by The Naked Pen reviews
With Commissar Ciaphas Cain lounging around in a luxurious hospital with a broken leg, he finally seems to be out of danger. But when a Chaos shuttle rams the building and cultists swarm the corridors, a Commissar's gotta do what a Commissar's gotta do.
Warhammer - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,980 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 43 - Published: 10/7/2009 - Complete
Undercover by Michael Howard reviews
Three weeks after "Emotion Sickness" and three weeks before "So The Drama" Kim and Ron go on a mission unlike any other. The world's only Kim Possible/Gilmore Girls/Cthulhu Mythos Crossover is now complete.
Kim Possible - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 194,593 - Reviews: 475 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 1/24/2009 - Published: 3/28/2008 - Kim P., Ron S. - Complete
Retribution by Enchantaskip reviews
A tale after the master M.R. James
Vampires - Rated: K - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,940 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/30/2007
She Had It, And They Took It Away by Vaguely Downwards reviews
In the Gray House, Tilda isn’t doing well. PreMonstrous Regiment. Contains major spoilers. Rated T for mentions of physical and sexual abuse and selfinflicted injury. TonkerLofty.
Discworld - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,379 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Published: 9/11/2006 - Complete
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Five for Iron reviews
Remnant has giant airships and vast expanses of lawlessness. You'd better believe it has sky pirates. (Set five years before canon; no spoilers for "Seven" or "Six.")
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Crime - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,883 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/17/2018 - Published: 8/28/2016 - OC, Winter S., Qrow B.
Six for Gold reviews
He's Remnant's answer to the hardboiled detective, who's never failed to say something clever at a stupid moment. She's an instrument of war, with the personality of a storm in the mountains (only a bit less tolerant of fools). Now they have to survive life in the wilds, a half-understood hunt for a merciless killer…and each other. Immediate spoilers for "Seven for a Secret."
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,916 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/16/2016 - Published: 4/20/2016 - Winter S., Team RWBY, Qrow B., Taiyang X.L.
Over Easy reviews
Qrow and Yang make breakfast.
RWBY - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,304 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/1/2016 - Yang X.L., Qrow B. - Complete
Seven for a Secret reviews
Qrow wasn't planning on sobering up, but one thing led to another. To make matters worse, he's been assigned a partner for his next mission. (Canon-compliant up until "PvP"; cross-posted to AO3.) White Rose; a few teases for Qrowin/Night's Watch.
RWBY - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 13,372 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 4/18/2016 - Published: 3/28/2016 - Ozpin, Winter S., Team RWBY, Qrow B. - Complete