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Joined 07-17-05, id: 856716, Profile Updated: 11-20-11
Author has written 7 stories for Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Sherlock, Thor, and True Blood.

My usual pen name is Mad (short for Magdaline), but it was already taken on this site. Bummer. I live in Manhattan and am a scientist by trade. Like everyone else, I dream of writing (and publishing) original fiction someday. Perhaps when real life settles down a bit and I have more than five minutes at a time to myself. I've always considered myself a writer, though for the first 30 years of my life, a writer who doesn't write--a concept I thought I had originated until I read it in a John Irving novel. Fanfiction got me over my life-long case of writer's block, so I am certainly endebted to the genre. Not to mention that it's FUN FUN FUN!

Up until recently, I have written in a modified screenplay format because that's just how I imagine things--for me it seems organic to write a television show as a television show. I am attempting to break this habit with my new True Blood story. We'll see how it goes. The thing I like best about Joss Whedon is his way of mixing high drama with comedy (did I mention most of my stories are set in the Whedonverse?). So that's what I try to do as well. I aim to make people giggle and cry in the same chapter...and maybe get a bit hot and bothered if there's time.

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A Kingdom for Loki
Loki tells the story of the early days of his arranged marriage to an Olympian queen.
Thor - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,243 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/8 - Published: 2/15 - Loki, OC
The Gödel Problem
Sequel to The Thinker Challenge. Sherlock returns to London with Sio, helping her recover from the ordeal in Bahrain. They navigate the ins and outs of a faux marriage while confronting family, friends and old flames. As the dust settles, Sherlock begins to suspect that all is not as it seems with Sio and that her memory of events in Bahrain may not be entirely reliable.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,832 - Updated: 11/4/2014 - Published: 10/15/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Irene A., OC
That's Not My Name reviews
Eric attempts to cope with the loss of his Maker and the disappointment of his unrequited fascination with Sookie by adding to his family. Things do not go as planned.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & True Blood - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 84,515 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 4/1/2014 - Published: 11/20/2011 - Spike, Eric N.
The Thinker Challenge reviews
The Thinker Challenge offers a prize of 2 million to the first group to create a working prototype capable of transcribing the thoughts of a human being directly into a visually accessible form. Its intellectual sponsor, Dr. Sio Stanton, is a prickly astrophysicist with ambiguous motives who, after hiring Sherlock Holmes on a whim decides to make him an interesting offer.
Sherlock - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 37,412 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/17/2014 - Published: 1/30/2014 - Sherlock H., John W., Mycroft H., OC - Complete
Violently Happy reviews
Sunnydale has a new resident and LA a new sometimes visitor. She's smart, cute, troubled and not human. Mayhem, love, angst, hilarity and redemption ensue. Ensemble case. Highlander crossover...sort of. COMPLETE
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 230,885 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/18/2006 - Published: 9/20/2005 - Spike, Angel - Complete
Demon Dreams reviews
Spike decides to try his hand at "moving on" with a new Wolfram and Hart employee. She's human, but has an unusual rapport with the demon community about town. There might be an apocalypse. Ensemble cast. Reviews muchly appreciated. FINISHED.
Angel - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 75,039 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 9/13/2005 - Published: 8/7/2005 - Spike - Complete
Once a Slayer reviews
It has been four years since Willow distributed the Slayer power to the entire succession. When evil forces start to regain a foothold, the gang discovers that every act of witchcraft has consequences. Again.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,690 - Reviews: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/21/2005 - R. Giles