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Joined 06-06-01, id: 77436, Profile Updated: 03-13-13
Author has written 15 stories for Moulin Rouge, Mummy, Harry Potter, Final Fantasy VIII, and Yami no Matsuei.

finding beauty ; too old to keep up now ... sort of. find me at AO3 now: http://www.archiveofourown.org/users/thyrza

03/13/13: I'm in the process of slowly removing stories from this account ... most of them won't reappear elsewhere. Apologies for anyone who wanted to keep reading!

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Storm Front by Arafel reviews
Raine and Laguna's story. A stormy night brings a wounded Galbadian soldier into a pubkeeper's life. New chapters in progress; thanks, Dissidia 012!
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 54,977 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 5/12/2011 - Published: 6/27/2003 - Laguna L., Raine L.
Somewhere In Between by Ashbear and Wayward reviews
Squall & Rinoa – What would happen if the hero were to fail? What if there wasn't a happily ever after, just an 'ever after' A minute too late; a minute that would haunt him forever. Seven years she lay frozen in time and he stayed frozen in his heart.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 174,077 - Reviews: 1673 - Favs: 651 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 8/12/2008 - Published: 8/2/2002 - Rinoa H., Squall L.
Charmed Curses by Lady Geuna reviews
What if James Potter wasn't killed on Halloween, 1981? Voldemort devised the perfect punishment for his insolence. A curse that would cause James more pain than the Cruciatus Curse could ever. Harry. James. Marauders, Snape, etc...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 30 - Words: 216,258 - Reviews: 1289 - Favs: 703 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 1/1/2007 - Published: 2/10/2002 - James P., Harry P. - Complete
The Trial of Souls by Yithril reviews
Join Xianghua on her journey across the world to rid humanity of the evil Soul Edge. She will meet up with new and familiar characters in her own personal journey of discovery.
Soul Calibur - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,039 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/9/2006 - Published: 6/7/2004
Shrouded Heart by She's a Star reviews
Jack Sparrow leaves a taste for adventure in her blood.
Pirates of the Caribbean - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,173 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 9 - Published: 7/14/2006 - Elizabeth S. - Complete
Shooting Stars by Chained Dove reviews
We became legends overnight. We were idols. We were the ones everyone wanted, the ones everyone wanted to be. Things happened so quickly back then that we couldn't see tomorrow past the lights... [Grasper fic]
Gravitation - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 99,381 - Reviews: 369 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 4/30/2006 - Published: 4/11/2004 - Touma S.
Temporary Insanity by arbitrary reviews
Don't dip your quill in the company ink... I should have known better than to get involved with my boss, but who knew would lead to me, back on the job market, and Malfoy with a job offer I couldn't refuse? literally. I'm back!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 84,419 - Reviews: 2292 - Favs: 1,610 - Follows: 950 - Updated: 2/15/2006 - Published: 5/21/2003 - Hermione G., Draco M.
The Promise by JoJo4 reviews
Draco promised to return to Hermione, but two years later she has lost faith. When he finally he reenters her life, why is she left only with questions? Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 16 - Words: 69,222 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 8/8/2005 - Published: 9/14/2002 - Draco M., Hermione G. - Complete
Meridian by klytaemnestra reviews
A simple love letter, left by fate. (TsengxRufus)
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,434 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/19/2004
If My Heart Weren't Broken by Sayeesa reviews
Quistis Trepe, depressed by her inability to love, by chance gets reaquainted to Laguna Loire, father to his unknowing son. Rated for current chapters, ff.net's first QuistisLaguna
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 80,588 - Reviews: 302 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/21/2004 - Published: 9/29/2003
Hail the Thief by honeyblood reviews
[ RevisedReposted. Pregame. ] But even then—the way he cares for her is gentle, tender even. It is not love, but a close approximation. A desperation. A recognition.
Final Fantasy X - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,891 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 2/23/2004
My Life As a House Elf by just call me Cappy reviews
When Hermione is turned into a House elf by an irritated wizard in Knockturn Alley, she finds herself being bought and hired to ... who else, but the Malfoys?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 46,034 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 738 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 1/3/2004 - Published: 11/19/2002 - Hermione G., Draco M. - Complete
A Virgin State of Mind by Girl in Midair reviews
There is no room for love where they exist. The wind is always shifting. (DracoHermione. Post-Hogwarts.)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,947 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/31/2003 - Draco M., Hermione G.
Regret by magistrate reviews
There never seems to be enough time to say what matters most.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 367 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Published: 12/1/2003 - Laguna L. - Complete
Snow Glass by paradoxical reviews
( DracoHermione ) Who is the dream and who is the dreamer? A story about life and death, love and hate, and the fate of two seventh years who need to work together to discover the main purpose of their existence.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,185 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 7 - Updated: 11/16/2003 - Published: 11/12/2003 - Draco M., Hermione G.
The Chronicles of Lucius by Fyrie reviews
Throughout the CoS period, Lucius Malfoy keeps a dia... er... Chronicle of events. Last updated: 26th Sept. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 35,161 - Reviews: 440 - Favs: 480 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 9/26/2003 - Published: 12/12/2002 - Lucius M. - Complete
Empty Branches by Aeanagwen reviews
A confrontation at Kokakurou. There's more to Oriya than meets the eye.
Yami no Matsuei - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,254 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Published: 8/20/2003
Lacuna by magistrate reviews
Laguna. Missing time and missing familytrying to reclaim them both.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,217 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/14/2003 - Laguna L., Rinoa H. - Complete
The Dawn from Sixty Nine Stories Up by Petronia reviews
24 hours of Midgar Noir: featuring murder, blackmail, war flashbacks, corporate skullduggery and twists of fate. Rufus Shinra channelling the Sternwood girls (sankyuu Raymond Chandler). Yes, there is angst.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,277 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 12 - Published: 3/11/2003
She Went to Save Us All by Sheri McNeville reviews
Satine is gone and so is the necklace from the Duke. Who could have stolen it and why? First fic, with help from Jan McNeville.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,767 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Published: 2/23/2003
Fear by Thorne Scratch reviews
Cloud's doubts, worries, and conclusions on himself and Zack. Yaoi.
Final Fantasy VII - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18,601 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 3 - Published: 2/7/2003
Before The Kiss by She's a Star reviews
When the future appears tragically bleak, Narcissa and Lucius find themselves instead turning to the past.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,072 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/30/2002 - Lucius M.
A Broken Glass Kind of Magic by Vain reviews
A gift to two special people. After Book 4, Sirius arrives at Lupin's and the werewolf takes the time to think of all the things that he should have said and what never was.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,591 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 13 - Published: 12/14/2002 - Remus L., Sirius B. - Complete
The Thief's Tale by Margaret Rennie reviews
Locke Cole relates his life's story to Celes, telling of who and what he was before the Returners, and of the events that shaped the man who helped bring down an empire.
Final Fantasy I-VI - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 21,712 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 31 - Updated: 11/30/2002 - Published: 11/28/2000 - Complete
The River of No Return by ceridwen-amyed reviews
"The only truly healthy life is a life out in the daylight and open air. Whatever is robbed of its freedom withers away and soon dies."
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,051 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Published: 10/6/2002
They Came, They Saw, and They Drank a Heckuva Lot by Laziness Incarnate reviews
Remus and Sirius say hello and have a slightly bizarre chat after the end of PoA. Then they get drunk, if not roaringly so. Basically a buddy fic. [One-shot]
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,277 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 13 - Published: 9/1/2002 - Remus L., Sirius B. - Complete
Hidden Feelings, Hidden Fears by Annie-chan reviews
Status: Complete. Squall has never really accepted Laguna as his father, but when suddenly faced with the prospect of losing him to an assassin's bullet, he's forced to realize his hidden feelings, and to confront his hidden fears.
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,347 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 8/4/2002 - Published: 7/27/2002 - Squall L., Laguna L. - Complete
Father To Son by Eloisa-Persephone reviews
*COMPLETE (EPILOGUE ADDED)!* After the Sorceress War, Squall completely rejected Laguna as his father. How will their relationship change when disaster strikes and Squall is kidnapped? SquallxRinoa, IrvinexSelphie, Lagunax???
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 68,795 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/25/2002 - Published: 5/25/2002 - Complete
The Diamond of Ahm Shere by Miss Becky reviews
Three years ago, Jonathan was entrusted with the diamond of Ahm Shere. Now it has been stolen, and the consequences are dreadful. Jonathan and the O'Connells must race to prevent an old evil from arising, and a new one from claiming an old friend.
Mummy - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,253 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/17/2001
The Fourth Side of the Pyramid by Miss Becky reviews
After Ahm Shere, Jonathan wonders where his destiny lies.
Mummy - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,287 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 10 - Published: 7/6/2001
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A Passage of Life reviews
Nini isn’t certain what to call it. Their relationship doesn’t have a name any more than he does. NA&Nini ficlet, for Black Tangled Heart.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,098 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/18/2004 - Nini, Argentinean
Never Again, Again reviews
How is it to have only a few hours left to be with someone? Why must something so necessary be so difficult? Tatsumi simply doesn’t know what to do with Tsuzuki but let him go.
Yami no Matsuei - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 591 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 5 - Published: 8/25/2004
Détruit reviews
‘With your death ... please destroy me.’ Tatsumi. Tears do not always accompany grief; vengeance brings closure.
Yami no Matsuei - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 862 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/1/2004
And reviews
Snape, Lupin, and the old ghosts that haunt. (Snape angst and general abstractness.)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 644 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Published: 5/2/2004 - Severus S., Remus L.
In Perspective reviews
Hisoka. To accept responsibility is a part of growing up. (Canon-ish TsuzukixHisoka, hints of unrequited TatsumixTsuzuki.)
Yami no Matsuei - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,136 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Published: 5/2/2004
Wilting Flowers reviews
He used to buy her flowers, when they were young and in love and such romanticism seemed sensible. (Melancholy HaroldxMarie vignette for Black Tangled Heart.)
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,341 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/22/2004
Rhapsody reviews
Overcoming the present is one thing, but the past another entirely, as Christian and Satine face the difficulties of striving for the future. Sequel to Temptation. WIP.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,492 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/17/2004 - Published: 8/26/2003
Prière reviews
Draco. Requiem for the fallen, vigil of an unlikely angel. (Brief, abstract, and quite honestly depressing. AU, DracoxHermione.)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,411 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 6 - Published: 1/14/2004 - Draco M., Hermione G.
Father Figure reviews
What was I doing here? I wasn’t sure that I could go into that orphanage, look my son in the eye, and then quietly step back out of his life . . . (Laguna. Possibly AU.)
Final Fantasy VIII - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,707 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 8 - Published: 12/10/2003
The Wooing of Evelyn Carnahan reviews
Rick loves Evelyn. Evelyn loves Rick. If only it were that simple. The trials and tribulations of getting there, with one well-intentioned brother mucking things up along the way. Chapter four added, at last!
Mummy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,581 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 9/4/2003 - Published: 2/16/2003 - OíConnell, R., Evelyn C.
A Little Less Conversation reviews
A dialogue ficlet featuring everyone’s favorite Potions Master and a midnight visit from the Astronomy teacher. (Snape/Sinistra; for drama-princess and She’s a Star.)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 651 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 9 - Published: 3/12/2003 - Severus S.
Daughter of the Underworld reviews
The story of Moulin Rouge, from Satine’s own point of view. Complete work, revised and updated 02.02.03. Please be thoughtful and review.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 27,198 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 15 - Updated: 2/2/2003 - Published: 4/3/2002 - Complete
Temptation reviews
The opening night of Spectacular Spectacular, one moment changes everything, and Christian and Satine face the trials of starting anew, only to find even love has its own obstacles to overcome. First in a trilogy, spans 1899-1901.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 37,644 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/1/2003 - Published: 12/15/2002
Watching from the Wings reviews
‘Every day, you come here. And every day, I watch you.’ An observer reflects on Christian. A vignette, dedicated to many kindred spirits.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,725 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 11 - Published: 1/20/2003
I’ll Always Bring You Roses reviews
Sometimes you just have to let go, but moving on doesn’t mean to forget . . . A vignette from Christian’s point of view.
Moulin Rouge - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,367 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/14/2003
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