I FINISHED MY [livejournal.com profile] imaginarybeasts STORY~ IN SPITE OF EVERYTHING, I FINISHED IT~

It was kind of sad; this issue's theme pinged me so hard, but at the same time, I had so many false starts that it was getting a little ridiculous, and I was worried I wouldn't make it. :( I DID, THOUGH, e-even if the story is a little bit unfinished, it feels like. (I guess this means I should write part two for a later issue?) BUT IT'S DONE. FINITO. HURRAH. I CAN WORK ON OTHER STUFF NOW. \o/

Like, you know. Since my copy of Disgaea for the PSP finally came in (two weeks after I ordered it, boo), I can work on leveling! I have a lot to catch up with, before Coworker JD and I can have our EPIC BATTLE. :|b Which will be extremely epic and may involve some trashtalking or worse. I dunno yet. \o/

But man, because of that story -- which I am mostly happy with, though impressions are subject to going swiftly downhill once euphoria wears off -- I feel like I've been in such a slump. I need to get back into writing things more regularly and procrastinating less; it's already March, what happened to my resolutions to write more! They're still there, but they feel a little bit like they've been languishing. So obviously, I need to pick myself back up again and get the ball rolling; I already have a few things I'm already poking around with, though right now (curse you, Daylight Savings), I feel mostly tired and giddy in that "hahahahahahaha-- TAKE THAT WORLD!!1!" sort of way. The big thing is that I finished [livejournal.com profile] imaginarybeasts, so I no longer have to feel guilty if I work on. Well. Anything else. /o/

I think it's probably that impression of a slump that's been the problem for me; I feel kind of like there is something, somewhere, I am doing terribly wrong -- writing or RPing or just interacting with people in general.

You guys would tell me if I'm doing anything wrong, right? D:

Other than thaaaaat, I am ... probably going to play some Disgaea as a reward for finishing my story, yay! But. First.

... there's apparently fic of Ban raping Ginji existing in this wide world of fandom.

Not even doujinshi, but, like. Fic of Ban raping Ginji. Everyone knows that Ban's the weepy uke anyway?!

Guys, why have I been in fandom 10+ years and this still surprises me.


... in other news, I am totally failing at replying to comments or flist entries these past few weeks, both ficposts and otherwise. I'M REALLY SORRY! I promise I will do my best to catch up THIS WEEKEND. T_____Tb

Safely in Austin!

Reports of hijinks (or lack thereof) to come. God, I'm going to have to get used to my parents' keyboard. o_oa

ALSO THE GENDERSWITCH FICS since I finished them on the plane. o/

These were actually a lot of fun, and I THINK it might've broken through my writer's block! Score! o/

Assorted random genderswitch AUs, as people have requested! LET'S DO THIS AGAIN SOMETIME, GUYS. :|b


Firefly: Mal )

Firefly: Jayne )

Read more... )

Tactics: Haruka )

Bleach: Ikkaku(/Yumichika) )

Bleach: Zaraki )

Heat Guy J: Daisuke )

Heat Guy J: Clair )

Okami: Waka )

Earl Cain/Godchild: Cain )

Dresden Files: Harry )

GetBackers: Emishi )

GetBackers: Ginji )

Princess Tutu: Fakir )

Princess Tutu: Mytho )

Ahiru and Fakir )

Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle: Syaoran and Sakura )

Triple Strike: Alan )

Odin Sphere: Oswald )

xxxHOLiC: Yuuko )

xxxHOLiC: Himawari )

Kingdom Hearts: Kairi )

Kingdom Hearts: Sora, Riku, Kairi )

Phoenix Wright )
I AM FILLED WITH LOVE and also cookies. Trader Joe's still has their peppermint Jo-Jos in stock, which I love with this unreasonable burning passion. I bought three boxes to be certain. Last year, I bought a single box. When I went back the next week to get more, I was told that some lady had come in, not an hour before me, and bought every single box in the store. I growled. :|b

But the real thing is that [livejournal.com profile] chirachira and I rewatched the first few DVDs of GetBackers last night. (Up through episode ... uh. [handwave] The end of Madoka's introduction.) I AM REFILLED WITH LOVE FOR THIS SERIES. I think it may honestly be the bar I set my shounen standards by: guys with ridiculous powers, dramatic fights, DORKLOVE TO THE MAX. It's the point where I almost feel a little sorry for anyone who can't follow something like this, because it just makes me so incredibly HAPPY. \o/ Silly plot-twists, too-long fights, deii ex machinae, gratuitous fanservice (women AND men!), I love it all.

I love Ginji for being a character with a difficult and unhappy past who genuinely has moved on with his life, and smiles and means it, and for being ridiculously cute and stupid while still actually being a charismatic, caring, and competant leader, for chosing to follow because he WANTS to, rather than being forced to.

I love Ban for being a prickly bastard that no one likes, not even the girl who's got a crush on him -- EXCEPT for the guy that everyone loves and how much he actually wants to be worthy of Ginji's adoration on some level, and for being a good guy somewhere in his core, and for his really stupid posturing and utter Mary Sueness on occasion.

I love Kadsuki for being so delicately pretty and still being one of THE most brutal characters of the series (sewing a man's eyes and mouth shut y/y?); and Shido for his OMG RIVALRY!! with Ban and how utterly smitten he is with Madoka; and Madoka herself for being tiny and delicate and still kicking the scary Protector in the balls for being mean to Ginji; and Makubex for all his utter ambiguity on real-or-not and his motives for IL; and Paul for being snarky and insightful and Ban's daddy-figure and Natsumi for being one of the cutest things ever and Hevn for being a gratuitous design and still being the most professional character; and Himiko for always losing her clothes and THEN kicking ass; and Akabane for -- being Akabane damnit and I could go on and on and ON. I love that we never did find out the ultimate outcome of the first Ban vs Raitei fight, that Ginji chooses a world with his friends (a world with Ban) when essentially given the power of God.

I love that ultimately GetBackers is about two guys who've had horrible sucky lives up till the point where they met each other, and decided that to hell with their angst, they were gonna run off into the sunset together and BE HAPPY~ and even when their pasts occasionally catch up to them, they always come through with a happy ending.

I love that after everything, the series ends just like it should have, with the GetBackers running of into the sunset together on their way to another retrieval job.

I know it has its faults. I know it has multiple points you can criticize. I don't care.

The series makes me happy, to a point where I can happily point and giggle about the most inane things ("I love how he smiles in this shot!" "I want to icon this!" "SHE'S SO CUUUUUTE~ ToT") and THAT MEANS IT IS AWESOME.
Two of three of the old [livejournal.com profile] yaoi_challenge fics, crossposted for archival purposes. *g*

Also, why did Cindi Lauper have to come out with a song called "All Through The Night"? It makes it really hard to find the traditional folksong anywhere. :\

As Close as Defined
GetBackers -- Ban/Ginji
1780 words
People keep saying the GetBackers are friends; Rena isn't sure.
(Prompt: Someone finally noticing that Ban and Ginji aren't "just friends")

A/N: I'm not sure how far the Tokyopop translations have come - the POV character for this fic is Sendou Rena, a girl who was introduced in a manga-only arc (Kami no Kijutsu/Divine Design), originally as one of the enemies and later (in true GB style) as a friend, working as Natsumi's fellow waitress (and kouhai) at the Honky Tonk.

As Close As Defined )
So you know what's really lame?

When you realize that you THOUGHT you'd finished crossposting things to your own damn journal, and then blithely forgot! :|b Over the next three days, I will be posting as many leftover pieces from [livejournal.com profile] yaoi_challenge's Obscure Fandom round, which was ... uh. Back in April. [coughs]

ALSO UPCOMING: [livejournal.com profile] inarticulate's birthday fic (because I am INCREDIBLY LAME and it's taking a long time to figure it out D:) and the "[livejournal.com profile] white_aster is AWESOME because she has a PhD!" fic. ALSO MORE TSUBASA a-and possibly a HOLiC/Mononoke crossover. Yay.

A Bed Of Flowers (All Smell the Same)
GetBackers -- Kadsuki/Juubei
1561 words
The misadventures of Kadsuki's birthday present. Now with gratuitous Emishi! ♥

(Prompt: Kadsuki/Juubei (it's all up to the author, I want to see what
they can come up with specially with dorks in lurve ^_^ ) may have
smut or not)

A Bed Of Flowers (All Smell the Same) )

Birthday mathom fics, as requested by folks! I hope everyone enjoys, though. :DDDDDDD/

[livejournal.com profile] maho_kiwi: Fakia/Ahiru "We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. " [Princess Tutu]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] yhibiki: Raikou/Kantarou, "chained" [tactics]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] tsuei: Okami! Issun sees Amaterasu's human form for the first time. [Okami]

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[livejournal.com profile] zinjadu: Harry and Thomas. Give me dumb brother antics! ... Possibly including Murphy. XD [Dresden Files]

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[livejournal.com profile] lithele: hmmm Fye and Kurogane!! "reflex irritability" [Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle]

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[livejournal.com profile] versine: Watanuki, Doumeki - 'I am a ladies' man.' [xxxHOLiC]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] inarticulate: Guren, Kou - alone but not lonely [Shounen Onmyouji]

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[livejournal.com profile] sigelphoenix: Huh. I want to request something Doctor Who, but I haven't seen that much. D:
How about the other characters' early impressions of Nine? I'm interested in Rose and Jack especially, but Jackie and Mickey would be cool too. [Doctor Who]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] rivendellrose: I'll also throw my hat in for Doctor Who (of course) - the Doctor and the Tardis, and one of the Doctor's 'creative' repair jobs going very wrong. XD [Doctor Who]

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[livejournal.com profile] sharky_chan: Natalia, "How hard can it be?" [Triple Strike]

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[livejournal.com profile] chibimazoku: Seimei/Seiryuu: attempts at poetry. [Shounen Onmyouji]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] calintz: Fakir/Ahiru, magnolia. (I'm cheating cos I can't think of a good phrase. ;3;) [Princess Tutu]

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[livejournal.com profile] blizzard4526: Fic! Er, DOCTOR WHO! XD Rose/Tenth! "The first step is always the hardest." ^^ [Doctor Who]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] miss_arel: Something cute with Bakugami and Amaterasu (and maybe Issun). What with it being the year that it is and all. ^^ Maybe celestial piglet-sitting?

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] spark_force: If not, then, MaLoki! Narugami and Yamino aaaand... *flips open nearest book* "[He] smiled like a snake with a crescent moon stuck in its mouth." [Matantei Loki]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] shadawyn: Tutu fic: Mythos and Rue, after happily ever after. [Princess Tutu]

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[livejournal.com profile] moonsheen: Odin Sphere. Gwendolyn and Oswald. Death Be Not Proud. [Odin Sphere]

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[livejournal.com profile] byakuganchick: My request is Kingdom Hearts 2 fluffy stuff. Preferably one where Kairi, Riku and Sora have to explain to their parents where they've been for the past year. Because Lord knows my parents would have killed me after they got over be happy that I was back. Saving the world or not. [Kingdom Hearts]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] crazy_toffee: Fakir/Ahiru "White feathers, and she wasn't a chick anymore." [Princess Tutu]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] sjen: Okami/Devil Summoner -- Raidou & Amaterasu (w/Gouto & Issun) -- "Here, puppy!" [Okami/Devil Summoner]

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[livejournal.com profile] gisho: ... Actually something with Sif and Loki in would also be very welcome. [Triple Strike]

Read more... )


[livejournal.com profile] nightsinger: But how about something with pirate ninja penguins and a tea party? :D [original]

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[livejournal.com profile] harukami: tactics, and something with the Hyaku Monogatari [tactics]

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[livejournal.com profile] chirachira: Ban/Ginji, "Danger: High Voltage" [GetBackers]

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nekokoban: (come and i will sing you)
( Aug. 23rd, 2007 10:51 am)
Sooooooooo. Like. I've done several of those "GIVE ME [XXXXXX] KIND OF PROMPTS" posts recently. Four, actually, unless I totally missed something, which is entirely possible.

Some of these I'm forced to default on -- if you know you asked for something and I didn't come through, I apologize profusely -- feel free to hit me with a new challenge, and I'll do it! Ou! Fight on, fight on, me!

Thus begins the gigantic FICBIT DUMP OF DOOOOOOOOOOM.

(SO I WROTE KOISURU BOUKUN FIC AFTER ALL. It ... was kind of fun. Damnit. D:)


"Missing Scene" scenarios -- give me something I've written, and I'll write an alternate/extra scene for it. Also, just whatever you feel like hitting me with. XD

For gisho: tactics CHEESY REINCARNATION )

For ibythetide: Koisuru Boukun )

For rivendellrose: the Doctor's wife [Doctor Who] )

For hiza_chan: Alexverse )

For zinjadu: orichara insanity! )


Drabble Post -- drabbles because I made 250 friends-of! Also includes random porn.

For blizzard4526: Guren/Masahiro [Shounen Onmyouji] )

For yhibiki: Raikou/Kantarou, jealous!Haruka [tactics] )

For rahzel: Doumeki/Watanuki )

For moonsheen: Amaterasu/Ushiwaka [Okami] )

For rivendellrose: TARDIS/Doctor [Doctor Who] )

For vikki: Allen Walker [D.Gray-man] )



For torsui: GetBackers/tactics )

For lazulisong: xxxHOLiC/Kingdom Hearts )

For chibimazoku: Yami no Matsuei/Shounen Onmyouji )

For inarticulate: Shounen Onmyouji/tactics )

For zinjadu: D.Gray-man/Firefly )

For lithele: Princess Tutu/Ouran Host Club )

For awillowweeping: Kingdom Hearts/Secret of NIMH )

For sjen: Shounen Onmyouji/tactics (in expansion) )

For voodoobob: Princess Tutu/Kingdom Hearts )

For moonsheen: Okami/Bleach )


Plant prompts! -- a character and a plant, and I write XXXX words! OKAY GO.

For white_aster: Shounen Onmyouji/Shadow Nearts (Touda/Nox), black lotus )

For hiza_chan: Alex cornerverse (KH), mistletoe )

For sister_coyote: Kingdom Hearts (Kairi), thistle )

For harlecerule: Kingdom Hearts/GetBackers, Marluxia )

For chibimazoku: Shounen Onmyouji, lotus )

For torsui: GetBackers (Ban), aconite )

For cinnamonblood: YYH (Kurama), roses )

For yhibiki: xxxHOLiC/tactics, clovers )

For calintz: Okami, orchid )

For voodoobob: Kingdom Hearts, ivy )
Ah, the long arduous process of remembering anything.
... meh. >_>

Playing Along
GetBackers -- Ban/Ginji
Written for [livejournal.com profile] ranalore for the [livejournal.com profile] yaoi_challenge Obscure Fandom round
1866 words
From the prompt -- "Ginji begs a violin from Madoka, and attempts to convince Ban to play it for him."

Playing Along )
WOO, PRODUCTIVITY! Or somethin'.

First -- and I apologize for the shortness, I just couldn't think of anything longer to sustain the prompt XD; -- a birthday drabble for [livejournal.com profile] azremodehar, who asked for a D.Gray-man/Disgaea crossover. WHUT. Belated, but HAPPY BIRTHDAY ONE DAY LATE♥

100 words
D.Gray-man/Disgaea; no pairings
... dood, don't even ask. |D

Distractions )

And then, for [livejournal.com profile] gisho, who is AWESOME LIKE THIS FREAKING MUCH!!11! and got me icon space. I know you're a big fan of these two, but dude, I am wibbly-grateful and if you don't, I'll write you something you do prefer! :O THANK YOU AGAIN ZOMG♥

Her Kingdom
440 words
GetBackers; Makubex + Sakura
To him, she has always been a queen.

Her Kingdom )
Happy Halloween! :D

Life goes on, huzzah. Thanks to everyone who guessed yesterday~ the friend in question was [livejournal.com profile] miss_arel, who had dressed up as the Ankh-Morpork Patrician, Vetinari. I was Wuffles, wtf.

In honor of the trick-or-treaters and tonight, everyone who comes to my LJ ('cos I know a good chunk of you are just here for the fic), ficlets! Multi-fandom, and none are particularly long -- the longest is less than 600 words -- like those bite-sized pieces of candy you buy for trick-or-treaters. XD Not all of them are particularly Halloween-themed, but I had fun anyway.

Hope people like~ :D

i. tea philosophy [FMA, Roy/Ed] )


ii. No Kiss [Bleach, Soi Fong-->Yoruichi] )


iii. Day of the Dead [GetBackers, Ban and Maria] )


iv. Kanji [Bleach, Orihime and Ichigo] )


v. Fly Away [tactics, DEATH AU] )


vi. Welcome Home [FMA, Elrics] )


vii. A Story About Hair [D.Gray-man, Allen and Rinali] )


viii. witches [Firefly, River and Simon] )


ix. all the cool vampires [tactics, Kantarou and Youko] )


x. Ghosts [GetBackers, Ban and Gini] )
So, uh, these took longer than I thought they would; life, as always, goes on with no quarter. Also, some part of me is convinced that sleep is for the weak, and what doesn't kill me will just make me stronger!

No, sometimes, I don't know what I'm talking about, either. But hey, shortfics!


Become Again
Fullmetal Alchemist [anime]
Scar and Lust; for [livejournal.com profile] herongale
Prompt: "I'm not who you should want me to be."

Become Again )

Fullmetal Alchemist
Roy/Ed; for [livejournal.com profile] anruik
Prompt: "What is that?"

Fortune )

Not At Home
Ban/Ginji; for [livejournal.com profile] gisho
Prompt: "Not at home"

Not At Home )
... no, I'm not dead. Really.

Anyway, so, this is OLD. I wrote the first part nearly a year ago, and the general consensus was "not bad, but it's missing something" -- like, uh, an entire second part. [wry] So, I went ahead and wrote the second part, and finally hit the point of "screw it, I'm POSTING," so yeah. XD;

So. Akabane-fic, long-ish, unique in the sense that Maguruma, Mister No-Break, has a larger role than Ban and Ginji combined. HAH. Hope people like. XD;

'Ordinary Business' )

It is this close to raining outside. Is it bad that I hope it does, so I can get out of watering the flowers? XD
... uh, yeah. XD For those of you who remember this post, I am FINALLY getting around to posting the last batch of them, GO ME. [teetertottercrash]

Anyhoo, sooooo. Posting these, and calling quits to my current fanfic productivity run, woo. XD Hope people like these; please don't be afraid to drop me a note. I only bite out of love, I swear! XD

The Tangible [requested by [livejournal.com profile] shukiai; Roy and Ed friendship]
what he remembers on his own )

Mythology [requested by [livejournal.com profile] imeandmyself; Gen, Ren, and Makubex]
such parallels he finds )

Equivalent Trade [requested by [livejournal.com profile] siadea; FMA and the principle of equivalence. Sorta]
you cannot get something from nothing )

The Pen Is [requested by [livejournal.com profile] sockren; Roy/Ed, and a crossword puzzle]
just a little wordplay )
Okay, yeah, so I haven't forgotten about these, honest! [flails] Life's just doing that whole kick-you-in-the-ass bit, where things are BUSY but not BAD--I mean, the Ave Street Fair is this weekend, and OMG FOOOOOD. :O I think I lived the entire year waiting for Shishkaberries to come back. XD Plus, my first official elephant ear, which aren't quite to my tastes, but hell, I gotta be amused at a pastry that is BIGGER THAN MY HEAD. XD

... er, I'll shut up now, and go ramble in my regular blog. Back to your not-so-regularly-scheduled drabbles; hope people enjoy them! ♥♥♥♥♥


shades behind [requested by [livejournal.com profile] rennuian; Alicia and Al, and Hughes; ep25 spoilers]
what she knows will hurt her )

In Cups [requested by [livejournal.com profile] ratzeo; Hawkeye and Al interaction]
it's the strangest things you share )

Growing Up [requested by [livejournal.com profile] zinjadu; Alicia with a crush; ep25 AU]
danger in unexpected places )

the shape of the father [requested by [livejournal.com profile] voodoobob; Milly and memories; ep23 spoilers]
this is the man we'll never name )

dreamcraft [requested by [livejournal.com profile] wenlet; Ban and Ginji and dreams coming true]
have you seen your dreams? )
OMFG, I LIVE. @________@

Life has kicked my ASS recently, so I've fallen a bit behind, I do apologize. T_T But to everyone who's requested drabbles, I AM still working on them. :X As is evidenced by posting right now, ahaha GO ME. @__@ [wobbles]

Soldier [requested by [livejournal.com profile] siriusjazz; Havoc and Hawkeye and understandings]
these are the people you know from every day )

Words Without [requested by [livejournal.com profile] enishi_sama; Juubei and Kadsuki sap]
here we have flowers under the sun and moon )

Smile [requested by [livejournal.com profile] sakurazuka_jae; Makubex and Ginji]
smile for me, just let me see )

Study Session [requested by [livejournal.com profile] tsaiko; Ken and Daisuke and studyfluff]
you're not making this any easier on me )
[laughs] Dude, okay, so next time I won't assume that I'll be ignored. People are still welcome to make any more requests they like, but please realize that it'll take me a while to get around to them♥ But even so--GANBARU ME! XO I will do my best! [dramapose]

Anyway, today:

miles to babylon [requested by [livejournal.com profile] phantomwise; kid!Ginji before Raitei]
how many miles to babylon? )

the body no boundary [requested by [livejournal.com profile] seraphic_jen; Scar wearing Al--my roommate is such a nut :D;;;;;]
There's lines, and then there're LINES. >_> )

hands [requested by [livejournal.com profile] calintz; Izumi-sensei and her husband, with a bit of the Elric brats mentioned]
these are hands that know their trade )
nekokoban: (Default)
( Mar. 12th, 2004 11:03 am)
Other people have said it better than I have, but for the record, I would like to state a few things:

I liked Winry + Al LONG before I even THOUGHT of the possibility of Roy/Ed slash. This was before I even STARTED looking at J-fanart. I distinctly remember watching the first eight episodes with [livejournal.com profile] chirachira and saying, IN EPISODE THREE, "awww, I hope they don't go with the typical hetpairing and put Winry with Al♥" I was the Winry/Al fan first; the Roy/Ed came MUCH later.

People who take personal offense to pairings will never, EVER make sense to me. For one thing, dear god, you're taking the lovelives of fictional people to an extent that would be scary even if you're applying it YOUR OWN REAL LIFE. For another, the high-and-mighty attitude rarely appeals to anyone, except perhaps your friends, who hopefully know better of you.

... in other news, I have a bio test in an hour and a half, but.

OMG GETBACKERS CHAPTER 64. T___________________________T I am once again determined to make my next main blog layout Emishi, Amon, or both. T__________T! And Ban, you were surprisingly a nice guy, for all that you barely appeared in this chapter. XD

Like every other arc in GB, as Senpai noted, it ends in SAP. But it's good sap, really. [laughs] For one thing, EVERYONE was happy, rather than Emishi wandering off wistful and sad. ♥♥♥


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