Critara's Pride
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Joined 12-24-01, id: 143424
Author has written 9 stories for Humor, Humor, Fantasy, Fantasy, General, Romance, Young Adult, and Supernatural.

Hello. I'm 16 and I live in California.

I love: reading books, writing, English, movies, theater (mostly watching, im not very good at it myself), music (rock and 80s!), animals, horseback riding, playing the piano, being among friends, laughing, daydreaming, silliness, creativity, originality, journals, kind people, videogames, stuffed animals,

I have a strong dislike for: Country music, small children, people who eat half of something and put it back in the fridge, zealots, homophobes, rasicts, sexists, people who are antisocial, self-destructive, drink or smoke because its "cool"

I am: quixotic, a dreamer, an optimist, very very cynical, cautious, curious, intellectual, unromantic, calm in very bad situations, afraid of scary movies, a lover of humor

My favorite:

Movies: The Labyrinth, The Neverending Story, The Prestige, all of the X-Men movies (basically any superhero movies), Pirates of the Caribbean movies, RENT, Chicago, Interview with the Vampire (better than the book, I thought). My favorite comedies are The Wedding Singer, Accepted, and Mean Girls. My favorite animated movies are any Miyazaki movies, but especially Howl's Moving Castle and Spirited Away, the Shrek movies and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.

Books: So many. I love nearly all books that I read. I love Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling, the Maximum Ride series by James Patterson, the "A Great and Terrible Beauty Series" by Libba Bray, the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer (I LOVE all books with vampires: name it, I've probably read it, even Dracula), The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause, all of the vampire books by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, Jade Green by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Lois Lowry books, anything by Edgar Allen Poe or Shel Silverstein, the Pet Shop of Horrors series by Matsuri Akino (the only manga I still enjoy), and of course, the books of my childhood: The Unicorn Chronicles by Bruce Coville, and the Unicorns of Balinor series by Mary Stanton (I was crazy for unicorns). One of my favorite stories ever (not technically a book) is The Changer of Lethalian under my favorites. It's SO good.

Music: The Rasmus (are my favorite band forever and ever), The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Lemon Demon, Panic! at the Disco, My Chemical Romance, Garbage, Aerosmith, Madonna (she's my idol- I love her), all sorts of 80s hits (Too shy-kajagoogoo, take on me- a-ha, voices carry -till tuesday, how soon is now- the smiths, you spin me round- dead or alive, sweet dreams- eurythmics, tainted love-soft cell, the list goes on)

Videogames: Legend of Zelda games (I'm going to marry Link- sad? yes.), Katamari games, Super Smash Bros. games ( I will kick your ass, don't worry), Midnight Club 3, any car racing games really.

TV: Criss Angel: Mindfreak. (i love him.), ROB AND BIG

animals: horses, tigers, three-toed sloths, manatees, beluga whales, okapis. I love animals.

food: anything and everything spicy. I love popsicles, pickles, pretzels (all p's!), french fries, i love american and mexican food, all kinds of sodas, or anything carbonated: im a carbonation whore. I don't eat seafood of any kind, and I don't like most vegetables.

people: all of my friends, people who have inspired me

So that's pretty much everything about me. I got bored and decided to fill it out with pointless info nobody will read.

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Into the Wild Blue by TaintedSugar reviews
“Don’t worry”, he said reassuringly, “I’ll be right back. I promise.” But he didn’t come back. That was seven years ago…
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 32,769 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/18/2004 - Published: 10/24/2003
Discontented by Endless Dark reviews
Kat's life is a total mess. She has family problems, can't decide which college to go to, and to top it all off, she has to deal with Jake, who is not exactly her favorite person. But when everything comes crashing down, he's the one she turns to.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 52,472 - Reviews: 660 - Favs: 546 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 3/28/2004 - Published: 1/3/2004 - Complete
My Paper Heart by Lyssa O reviews
She met him at detention. She wants to be his friend. She became his friend. Yeah, and what next? They fall in love?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 47,078 - Reviews: 351 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 1/28/2004 - Published: 12/14/2002 - Complete
Never a Princess, Never a Man, Forever a Ship by Whisperer in the Wind reviews
A girl unlike others. A boy that refuses to grow up. A group of Pirates that want to kill them. What do they have in common? They're all sailing on the same ship.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 8,351 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/2/2004 - Published: 12/30/2003
A Small Apartment by dewinged reviews
There was a boy. And this is his story. And it is mine too. You see. I knew him. Very well.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,465 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/2/2003 - Published: 5/14/2003
The Changer of Lethalian by Syleria reviews
A girl obsessed with fantasy stories gets her wish of falling into another world. There, she is a legendary figure destined to change the land for better or worse.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 126,308 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/24/2001 - Published: 5/9/2001
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Poems For Nobody reviews
These are poems I have written about different emotions I've felt and different people. This will constantly be updated with new poems, all very personal.
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 59 - Words: 7,270 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 6/17/2007 - Published: 2/8/2006
Last Visit reviews
[oneshot] The tale of the last visit to someone loved by a tragic creature of the night. It is a short tale to show that love can truly define the line between living and simply existing.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 630 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/19/2006 - Complete
Dear Margaret reviews
[Oneshot] A girl writes a letter in jealous and bittersweet tones. Will Margaret ever learn of her true feelings? If not, she'll never exist to her.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 416 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/24/2006 - Complete
For Nevermore reviews
oneshot A successful actress encounters someone from her past who resurrects painful memories and emotions. Through a famous poem, she decides how to come to terms with herself.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,022 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/6/2005 - Complete
The Jealous Beating of My Jealous Heart reviews
A poem about... you guessed it, jealousy. Based on a true story! Please review.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 155 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 3/9/2005
The Tale of Dreams reviews
"Always listen to your dreams, and when one calls out to you in the dead of night, I wish you the heart to follow."
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,623 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 12/15/2004
Heavenly Spiral reviews
An angel falls from Heaven tonight...
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 68 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 12/5/2004
Strangers In Our House reviews
I've had a lot of company in my house lately, so I'm kinda annoyed. This poem is about some of these "strangers in our house" it's funny n short. Please R/R
Poetry: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 95 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 6/13/2003
The Aliens Vs. the Beanie Babies reviews
This is my first fic. Its about what happens when aliens come across Beanie babies. please r/r
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 6 - Published: 12/24/2001