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Joined 12-22-16, id: 8585706, Profile Updated: 07-02-18
Author has written 5 stories for Yu Yu Hakusho, Inuyasha, Cowboy Bebop, and Pokémon.

LUCKY CHILD is on HIATUS for the duration of July as I participate in Camp NaNoWriMo. The next chapter will be posted August 4, 2018.


Tumblr: "luckystarchild [dot] tumblr [dot] com"

I am very active on Tumblr and post lots of Lucky Child head canons on my account. I also answer reader asks and reveal Behind the Scenes factoids about the fic. When on hiatus, this is the best place to reach me.


"Lucky Child" came to me in late 2016. Didn't want to post YET ANOTHER self-insert story, as the YYH fandom is full of good ones and I didn't see the point in rehashing concepts others have done a great job covering. But then this particular flavor of self-insert availed itself, and it felt unique, sooo...here we are.

Fun and/or Useless Facts About Me That Might Affect "Lucky Child":

  • I have degrees in business and poetry.
  • Random skills include basic car maintenance, limited vocal training, passable cooking, so-so artistic skills, a good memory, a combination of intelligence and laziness that frustrated every teacher I ever had, and unabashed, pigheaded gall.
  • I'm allergic to cats and dislike olives.
  • I can be overly prideful. I hate this about myself.
  • Injustice infuriates me, and I will not stay quiet in its face. I love this about myself.
  • Children annoy me.
  • Red is my favorite color.
  • No one knows I'm an introvert because I'm good at faking enthusiasm and gregariousness. I could probably make friends with a tiger shark if I tried, so most people think I'm an extrovert. Those people would be wrong. Those people have been successfully fooled.
  • I have an anxiety disorder and pick at my cuticles until they bleed.
  • I get panic attacks. They are precisely zero fun.
  • My chipper faux-extroversion is caused by my anxiety disorder. I'm convinced everyone will hate me, and I'm overly friendly to compensate.
  • A rally-car driver and my grandmother taught me to drive, so I drive either like a maniac or a grandma. THERE IS NO IN-BETWEEN.
  • I did competitive rifle shooting as a kid and was good at it.
  • I was raised on a ranch and can mark cattle, ride horses, gut/clean game, and administer first aid.
  • I'm scared of clowns, sharks, and deep water.
  • I have lots of tattoos.
  • I'm an atheist. This is one of the least important things about myself, but it's one many people have fixated on regardless.
  • I'm LGBT. Most comfy with the label "queer", but if pressed will identify as pansexual.
  • I find talking to strangers easier than talking to coworkers/people I have to see daily. If I mess up with a stranger, they'll never see me again, so there's less pressure.
  • My hair is down to my butt. I cut my hair last week and donated 12 inches to charity. My hair is still down to my boobs.
  • My impatience is the stuff of legend.
  • I can't stand repeating myself.
  • I can't stand repeating myself.
  • Irony makes me laugh.
  • Self-deprecation is my go-to form of humor. It gets vicious. Apparently I don't like me much.
  • Puns are my second-favorite go-to form of humor. It gets insistent. Apparently I don't like me much.

  • A few people have asked, so I wanted to make it clear that if you ever want to draw anything from my stories, you are completely welcome to do so. Just send me a link so I can shout you out and show people how amazing/awesome/fantastic/glorious you are. ;)

    I'm in the middle of compiling a long Tumblr post with links to all Lucky Child illustrations; will provide a link when that's assembled.

    Lucky Child's cover art is by Tumblr user "m-ilk1." FFnet is weird about links; I hope that hyperlink works! If not, please search their username on Tumblr to see their amazing work.


    "Ideals are like the stars: we may never reach them, but like mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them." --Carl Schurz

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    On Dating a Demon by o-dragon reviews
    After university, Ashley Wright traveled abroad to teach English in Sarayashiki. While there, Kuwabara and Yukina set her up with Hiei. Things begin to go awry when a new enemy resurfaces to enact revenge on Hiei for a years-old decision. As war begins, Ashley is faced with what the easy decisions are, and what could potentially bring everything she knows to an end. HieixOC
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 26 - Words: 158,582 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 20h - Published: 8/6/2017 - K. Kuwabara, Hiei, Yukina, OC
    Folding Socks by Archaeological reviews
    Sending a kid to Yuuei is no small feat for a single mother, so when Tokio's daughter was expelled by her homeroom teacher along with the rest of her classmates, it was no wonder that neither took it well. It was also no wonder that said mother kind of overreacted when he showed up at the café where she worked. Things only went downhill from then. [Pre-series]
    My Hero Academia/僕のヒーローアカデミア - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,929 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 44 - Published: 6/13
    Anomaly by Archaeological reviews
    Her classmates at Meiou may think that she's a fidgety weirdo, but she knows that nobody is stranger than Shuuichi Minamino. Be it chance or fate what made them meet at the local hospital, Makoto's uneventful life would never be the same again after that day. [Slight Kurama/OC.]
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Supernatural - Chapters: 24 - Words: 166,467 - Reviews: 286 - Favs: 420 - Follows: 410 - Updated: 6/3 - Published: 8/24/2016 - Kurama M., OC - Complete
    Restoration by Wheel of Fish reviews
    He did not expect to meet his counterpoint on a house call, and he is shaken. Modern AU. Now a fourshot.
    Phantom of the Opera - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,264 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 5/17 - Published: 8/1/2017 - [Erik, Christine]
    Blinded by Light by HereAfter reviews
    Michi Kuroki would give anything to close her territory, to cut off her link to the Loom of Life, a tapestry of brilliant emotion and feeling and connection that colors every soul she meets. So when she encounters the beguiling Shuichi Minamino and his muted Loom, she's captivated. But like so much else since her territory thrust her into the occult, is he not what he seems?
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 41 - Words: 225,062 - Reviews: 526 - Favs: 263 - Follows: 279 - Updated: 4/21 - Published: 6/3/2017 - [Kurama M., OC] Yusuke U., Kido A. - Complete
    Graveyard Girl by owlloveyou reviews
    She stared down at the Ouija board, watching what little smoke left behind from the fire pit snake out from underneath the board and curl around it before crawling to the sky. The candle lights flickered ominously, casting a surreal glaze of orange light over the board and her friend's faces. She knew better than to do this, and so she knew she deserved what would come.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Horror/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 39,570 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 3/30 - Published: 10/17/2015 - [Shizuru K., OC] Botan
    The Unknown Grounds by HereAfter reviews
    After an unofficial mission for Spirit World goes sideways, Yusuke and his team wind up participants in the Unknown Grounds, a perverse game only one out of a hundred players can survive. Escaping with their lives will mean twisting the rules and recovering their stolen powers—and for Yusuke, hardest of all, putting back together the pieces of his stupid, dimwit heart. [Yusuke/OC]
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 45,518 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 2/16 - Published: 10/13/2017 - [Yusuke U., OC] K. Kuwabara, Kurama M.
    Gravity by Vir M reviews
    Lest her psychic powers eat her alive, Miranda must be mentored by a demon with abilities similar to her own. Jin the Wind Master seems too happy-go-lucky to be an effective teacher, but she's willing to give him a shot—if she can ever get past the fact he's a demon. A demon she can't get out of her head. Too bad you can't blame gravity for falling in love... Jin/OC
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 37,931 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 2/15 - Published: 3/21/2007 - [Jin, OC] Hiei, Genkai
    A Dash of Grim by Tsarashi reviews
    Shortly after Yusuke's return to the Human World after the Demon World Tournament, Botan gets a new assignment: to train Spirit World's newest grim reaper. Unfortunately for Botan, her cases don't have a very good track record for being easy.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,507 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/10
    Niña Afortunada by ShootingStvr reviews
    [TRADUCCIÓN]Cuando una fan de Yu Yu Hakusho muere y reencarna en el cuerpo de Keiko, tendrá que afrontar una difícil decisión: seguir real a su forma de ser, o seguir el libreto. La 'CasiKeiko' deberá elegir entre sacrificar su identidad por el honor del animé o forjar un nuevo destino por su propio actuar—¿podrá aceptar ser ella misma cuando un solo error reescribiría la historia?
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - Spanish - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,300 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Published: 1/25
    By Starlight by Wheel of Fish reviews
    It's her first masked ball at the Opera, and it may very well be her last when she accidentally acquires one of the Opera Ghost's personal effects. Leroux-ish, post-canon, E/OC. COMPLETE.
    Phantom of the Opera - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 127,963 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 158 - Updated: 1/23 - Published: 6/30/2016 - [Erik, OC] Persian/Daroga - Complete
    Dog in the Manger by LucretiaDecoy reviews
    Yukina finally finds her brother – a fire demon born of the ice village – but his name isn't Hiei. When the mysterious stranger appears to be genuine and rapidly forms close bonds with Yukina and Kuwabara, Hiei is left with the difficult decision of whether or not to tell Yukina the truth. Hiei x Botan, repost of 2014 fic.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 172,445 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 9/30/2017 - Published: 3/7/2017 - [Botan, Hiei] Yukina - Complete
    The Grass Only Grows Where You Water It by OdinsReaper reviews
    Lucille Marie Galvin learns she is no longer responding to cancer treatments. Her daughter finds a solution: go meet Genkai for a different kind of treatment or she'll drop out of college to take care of her mother full time. Her daughter's future is important, so she ventures out alone to the mysterious temple in the woods. slow burn Hiei/OC
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 29,596 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 9/19/2017 - Published: 6/26/2016 - Hiei, Genkai, OC
    Nana by Ne Quittez Pas reviews
    The longer I lay on the table, the more certain I was that I was going to die. And I did. Again, and again, and again. Unfortunately, Doctor Ichigaki didn't let it stick. Very eventual KuramaxOC. Warning: Graphic violence, torture, discussion of suicide. On hiatus.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 33,027 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 9/15/2017 - Published: 7/31/2017 - [Kurama M., OC]
    50 Random Words by humorousandparanoid reviews
    Just fifty paragraphs about Hiei, Keiko, and their relationship. I'm adding some short stories to this that are basically just a little more detail about the fifty paragraphs, but it will stay as complete since I'm not sure how many I will add.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 7,030 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/25/2017 - Published: 9/15/2013 - Hiei, Keiko Y. - Complete
    Galatea's Requiem by MercedesCarello reviews
    Dee - a rare immersive art installation AI - was stolen in an attack on Everett Mordechai, a pharmaceutical tycoon affiliated with the erstwhile Red Dragon Syndicate. At first glance the crime seems incidental, but programmer Gideon tasks himself and what remains of the Bebop with finding her. What they uncover is far from incidental, and the fledgling AI has motives of her own.
    Cowboy Bebop - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,320 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 7/13/2017 - Published: 11/7/2016 - Edward, Faye V., Jet B., OC - Complete
    Muddled by MerylJeilian reviews
    Drabble story. Kagome took away Naraku's life. Naraku decided to repay her by taking away her humanity. Now a pseudo-immortal, Kagome wanders the lands without a particular purpose in life, merely going with events as they come. Then she met Yusuke, and the dominoes fell once more.
    Crossover - Inuyasha & Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 1,288 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 207 - Updated: 5/14/2017 - Published: 10/22/2014
    Starlight by HaldirAragorn reviews
    Spike and the team find more than they bargained for when they go to catch an art counterfeiter. It's a fun little sci-fi space romance with lots of fluff and furtive glances! Takes place towards the end of the series, before Session 24.
    Cowboy Bebop - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,967 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 4 - Published: 5/2/2017 - Faye V., Jet B., Spike S., OC - Complete
    sweat drips, love sticks by dearlambie reviews
    Outwardly, all anyone saw was bickering, glaring, hands-on-hips and sneers and rolling eyes. Yusuke x Keiko. /50prompts.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,348 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 30 - Published: 4/16/2017 - Yusuke U., Keiko Y. - Complete
    Fiction in Three Movements by Tsu-chanB reviews
    Shana always hated asking for help.It just meant getting in people's way.But she needed it, and at a university concert she had to ask. Shuichi offered to help and Shana had no idea that the evening would become more than an act of civil service. KuraXOC
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 18,198 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 4/9/2009 - Published: 1/28/2009 - Kurama M. - Complete
    Jail Break by nightwalker3 reviews
    COMPLETE - "I'm going to kill you," Kuwabara said slowly and carefully, enunciating each syllable with the careful precision usually reserved for prayer. "I'm going to kill you, and I'm going to roast your flesh and I'm going to feed it to my cat."
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,888 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 365 - Follows: 34 - Published: 5/26/2005 - Yusuke U., K. Kuwabara - Complete
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    Children of Misfortune reviews
    "Children of Misfortune" is a "Lucky Child" companion series. Includes side stories, deleted scenes, alternate POV retellings, omakes and oneshots that didn't make it into the main storyline. Contains spoilers; read at your own risk. LATEST: NQKagome tries to share a discovery about their world with NQKeiko, with mixed results.
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 13 - Words: 25,924 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 241 - Updated: 12h - Published: 3/6/2017 - Yusuke U., K. Kuwabara, Kurama M., OC
    Between the Stars and the Sea reviews
    Pokémon was all fun and games—until it wasn't anymore. Turns out the world of Pokémon is more heartbreaking, cutthroat and complicated than the Nintendo games let on. Hoshiko learns the hard way that Pokémon can die, adults can't (or won't) always protect children, and living in a universe you used to daydream about isn't all it's cracked up to be. [SoulSilver Nuzlocke]
    Pokémon - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,049 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/14 - Published: 7/8 - Gold/Ethan/Hibiki, Prof. Elm/Prof. Utsugi, Silver/Rival, OC
    Queen of this Backwater Moon reviews
    After crash landing on a derelict moon in pursuit of their latest bountyhead, members of the reunited Bebop crew find themselves entangled in a perilous tug of war between a powerful corporation and a woman determined to protect her father's legacy. Their routine bounty hunt has turned unexpectedly deadly—and in Jet's case, into an unexpected affair of the heart. Jet/OC, Spike/Faye
    Cowboy Bebop - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,466 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 7/10 - Published: 5/8 - [Jet B., OC] [Spike S., Faye V.]
    Lucky Child reviews
    When a Yu Yu Hakusho fan dies and is reincarnated in Keiko's body, she's faced with a difficult decision: stay true to her former self, or follow the script. Not-Quite-Keiko must choose between sacrificing her identity to honor the anime or forging a destiny of her own making—but can she afford to be herself when one wrong move could rewrite history? [SI!Keiko] [Next Update:Aug. 4]
    Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 75 - Words: 582,762 - Reviews: 3257 - Favs: 1,052 - Follows: 1,096 - Updated: 7/1 - Published: 12/23/2016 - K. Kuwabara, Hiei, Kurama M., OC
    Daughters of Destiny reviews
    When Kagome discovers she can travel through the Bone Eater's Well five years before canon dictates, Not-Quite-Keiko finds herself taking an unexpected trip to the Feudal Era—and not by choice. But if she doesn't keep Kagome out of trouble, who will? There she meets familiar faces, but do they belong to friend or foe? [A "Lucky Child" side story.] [New prologue/first chapter]
    Crossover - Inuyasha & Yu Yu Hakusho - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 30,019 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 227 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 2/21 - Published: 6/9/2017 - Kagome H., Sesshōmaru, Keiko Y., Youko