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Joined 11-03-05, id: 924787, Profile Updated: 11-18-16
Author has written 21 stories for Alias, and Star Wars.

30s F. Native Midwesterner, Western states transplant.

More library cards than credit cards. Ruled by cats.

Fandoms/pairings I read/write/like:

  • Sarkney (Alias)
  • Spohura (Star Trek)
  • Reylo (Star Wars)
  • Tommy/May (Peaky Blinders)
  • Narcisse/Lola (Reign)
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    Die beiden Flügel by Jules Quaintrelle
    Auch Bail ist seiner Pflichten manchmal müde. [Bail/Breha, Warning: Plotless Schmoop & romantischer Smut]
    Star Wars - Rated: M - German - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,228 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/23/2016 - Breha O., Bail O. - Complete
    Conversational Vulcan by Blue Moon3 reviews
    WIP. When it comes to learning languages, a person is so much better than a computer. When Uhura tracks down the only Vulcan in Starfleet, she has no idea of the events she's setting in motion.
    Star Trek: 2009 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 50,935 - Reviews: 675 - Favs: 608 - Follows: 300 - Updated: 7/2/2009 - Published: 5/30/2009 - Spock, N. Uhura - Complete
    Traveling Mercies by Mira Spiegel reviews
    His plan was to break her. Her plan was to survive. But after weeks of being on the run, Jackson and Lisa learn more about themselves and each other than they expected. JxL Complete!
    Red Eye - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 64,348 - Reviews: 182 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 12/7/2008 - Published: 9/29/2008 - Complete
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    If Not Us reviews
    In 1964, Rey is a new graduate working with the New York Times. Ben Solo is the youngest Senator in Congress with his eye on the White House. Except... there's never been an unmarried US President. Historical/Political Reylo AU. Slow-burn; Reylo for Office 1964.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 72,245 - Reviews: 100 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 9/16 - Published: 3/25 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo
    Graduation (Unspoken Series -- Part 5) reviews
    Ben comes home to see Rey graduate high school. Modern Reylo AU; College/University/High School AU; PWP; Angst, Feels, Secret Relationship, Oral Sex. Cross-posted on AO3.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,403 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Published: 3/3 - Leia O., Han S., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo
    The Sky's a Blackboard reviews
    Sequel/prequel to my WWII Reylo AU, Right When I Arrive. What happens when Ben Solo deploys to the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945. Excerpt: She had been very quiet on the bus ride to Fort Mason, and not showed much emotion until it was nearly time for them to part ways. It had made him feel uneasy, not sure she'd miss him. He wasn't even sure if he wanted her to.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 16,243 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 2/19 - Published: 10/23/2017 - Poe D., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    Solstice (Santa Wears Prada Series Part 2) reviews
    No one had ever spoken to her like this. She felt betrayed by the flush that came over her. She shouldn't like it. She shouldn't. But she did. (Rey accepts Ben's indecent proposal to spend Christmas with him and finds out if she's naughty or he's nice. Modern Reylo AU/Secret Santa/Mild Bondage/Mild Praise Kink/Smut and Angst and Feels. Continuation of "8 Days of Christmas")
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,413 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 13 - Published: 12/25/2017 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    The Call to the Light (Complicity Series Part 1)
    The Force has been trying to show Kylo something for months. Only when he gets Mitaka's briefing does he begin to understand what that is. Part 1 of Complicity Series.
    Star Wars - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 587 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/22/2017 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    Undertow reviews
    Sleep would not come. Each time she closed her eyes, an unbidden endless loop repeated itself. Prompt fill for Reylo Fanfiction Anthology The Last Jedi Flash Fic Challenge, using the terms: Fingers, Salt, Forest, Fear, Rain, The light, A cave, balance, Jakku, "You're a monster/Yes I am".
    Star Wars - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 671 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/20/2017 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    8 Days of Christmas & a Reylo in a Pear Tree (Santa Wears Prada Pt 1) reviews
    Rey is a broke college student, working extra shifts at a department store when a mysterious shopper visits her for 8 straight nights. Modern Reylo AU/Secret Santa fic challenge.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,868 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 22 - Published: 12/20/2017 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    Matriculation (Unspoken Series Part 4) reviews
    Rey hadn't thought she expected anything from Ben. At least, not until he suggested she sleep on the couch. Modern Reylo AU. College/University/High School AU.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,964 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/2/2017 - Leia O., Han S., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    The Co-Eds (Unspoken Series Part 3) reviews
    He would have to go to the couch. It was the only solution. Yes, he would be a man, and go sleep on the freezing couch. It wasn't as if he hadn't fallen asleep there a million times before, sitting up way too late binging Netflix or grading. It was just one night. Modern Reylo AU. College/University; Male POV; bed-sharing
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,936 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/4/2017 - Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    Right When I Arrive reviews
    It is 1945, and Rey Parker is a "Rosie" living in San Francisco, waiting to see her husband, Ben Solo, return safely from the Pacific front. They'd barely known one another when they'd decided to get married. They spent a week as man and wife before he'd deployed, and she had spent a lot of time since wondering what he had possibly seen in a skinny, plain farm girl from Oklahoma.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 88,805 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 6/16/2017 - Published: 11/18/2016 - Han S., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Jessika P. - Complete
    The Late Bloomer (Unspoken Series Part 2)
    She had yet to grow into her gangly limbs, and her figure remained stubbornly boyish as her classmates began flaunting shirts that showed off the straps of their real bras. "Don't worry about it," Jessika said (...) "You're just a late bloomer." Part 2 of Unspoken Series. Modern Reylo AU. Quickie/Coming-of-Age/Forbidden Romance/Shady!Reylo/Kind of a Hate Fuck
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,548 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 5/31/2017 - Han S., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Jessika P. - Complete
    Bad Babysitter (Unspoken Series Part 1) reviews
    He hadn't expected anyone to be home at his dad's house when he went back for something he left behind. He knew as he stared up at her that he was going to make a terrible mistake tonight. Modern Reylo AU. Quickie/Coming-of-Age/Babysitting/Male POV/Kind of a Hate Fuck.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,849 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/14/2017 - Han S., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    The Bottom Line (Complicity Series Part 3) reviews
    He would have to fill the hole inside him with a new ache, and he would pursue her to join him at his side until she relented, or he would be forced to show her no quarter. She had never been around this many other beings in her life, and it made her feel more alone than ever. Post-TFA/alternate TLJ storyline. Alternating POV; Force bond; Slow-burn; first times; light bdsm.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 33,838 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 5/14/2017 - Published: 12/28/2016 - Leia O., Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Jessika P. - Complete
    Tug of War reviews
    TFA Summer Camp AU; Modern Reylo AU After nearly three weeks at camp, Rey thought she knew all the other counselors. It turned out she was wrong. "I thought…" Rey said, "That counselors weren't supposed to associate with one another." "We're not," Kylo replied. "You have to… read between the lines."
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 22,550 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/14/2017 - Published: 2/14/2017 - General Hux, Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Jessika P. - Complete
    No Quarter (Complicity Series Part 2) reviews
    Her innocence was astounding, beguiling, and he used it to fan the dangerous thoughts he was beginning to entertain about being the one to teach her everything she didn't know she was missing. Mid-TFA canon-divergent "extra scene". Alternating POVs, Force bond, hints of voyeurism, angst.
    Star Wars - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,390 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 12/23/2016 - Published: 11/28/2016 - General Hux, Rey, Kylo Ren/Ben Solo - Complete
    Butterfly reviews
    Season 3, AU. Post A Missing Link [SIII, Ep. 4]. Sarkney. To find out where she's been, Sydney may have to collaborate with the one person she trusts the least...
    Alias - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 17,814 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 11/3/2006 - Published: 12/1/2005 - Sydney B., Sark, J.
    Tango reviews
    Occurs after 4.22 Before the Flood. She felt like someone else: married, on vacation.
    Alias - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 10,412 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 8/26/2006 - Published: 7/22/2006 - Sydney B., Sark, J.
    In a Frame reviews
    PostSeason IV finale AU Sarkney. Story starts approx. 2 yrs after Before the Flood, except that Vaughn is just Regular!Vaughn. What happens when an old friend shows up unexpectedly...
    Alias - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 40 - Words: 75,542 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 1/29/2006 - Published: 11/10/2005 - Sark, J., Sydney B. - Complete
    Danse Macabre reviews
    Sydney is a guest principle ballerina with a company in London. Sark is an admirer of hers and friend of company director Sloane. Sarkney AU, Modern setting.
    Alias - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 16 - Words: 5,770 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/7/2005 - Emily S., Sark, J., Sloane, A., Sydney B. - Complete
    What Dreams May Come reviews
    Early Season 3 Post Succession, alternate universe. Sarkney. Sometimes a good night's sleep is hard to come by... Note: Complete
    Alias - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,045 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 2 - Published: 11/7/2005 - Sark, J., Sydney B. - Complete
    The Fortune reviews
    Season 3 era, SV. Alternate universe, very short. First time poster, long time lurker. Complete.
    Alias - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 602 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/7/2005 - Sydney B., Vaughn, M. - Complete