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Joined 01-18-05, id: 454914, Profile Updated: 11-05-21
Author has written 56 stories for General, Life, Fantasy, Action, Work, War, Humor, Nature, Family, Religion, Love, Historical, Friendship, Essay, Fantasy, and Haiku.

05 1953 NOV 21

It's been a great while

Still in the military

A little older

Still scribbling

A little wiser

No longer a drinker but

Still a dreamer and traveler of

this mind and this earth

Be well

Be very well

Hellbentheretic

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The Terrorist's Game by Nina Kindred reviews
Talia is chasing a shadow of a terrorist who has haunted her international family for years across Europe to rescue her kidnapped daughter. The shadow is her long dead husband. Its a wild chase to the ultimate decision. Does she kill him or walk away?
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Suspense - Chapters: 41 - Words: 87,226 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/17/2022 - Published: 7/13/2006 - Complete
Pretty by Faithless Juliet reviews
A plague of pretty.
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 218 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 11 - Published: 12/6/2006 - Complete
The Crowd of Crows Belongs in Our Head by Valkin reviews
Something I found that I did a while ago, and fixed it up with a manifestation of Poe's greatness.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Horror/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 383 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/3/2006 - Complete
A Strange Tale by Yidenia reviews
The Chinese always had to deal with temperamental gods and human-eating demons. But now the Jade Emperor decided to take a day off, a water drop turned into a uniquely innocent water elemental in the shape of a young girl, and the Trickster Boy-God has de
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,489 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Updated: 10/5/2006 - Published: 10/2/2006
Revitalised by Princess-anna57 reviews
"The intangible melody snug beneath my heart's surface that was previously hushed/By our masquerade seizes the opportunity to revitalise my entire being."
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 321 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 10 - Published: 9/9/2006
Tell me by Weapon reviews
I dunno what I was thinking when I wrote this.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/29/2005
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Untitled (Dialogue Under Pressure) reviews
Wanted to write something quick and dirty as an exercise on dialogue under pressure. Read and Respond if you must.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,535 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/5/2021 - Complete
Boots reviews
I should just get rid of them, but they are like an old friend, I guess.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/6/2012 - Complete
Bomb
Local National Escort. Need I say more?
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 19 - Published: 10/6/2012 - Complete
Tired in the Watchtower reviews
Afternoon. Jalalabad. Got 14 fuel trucks 30 meters from me and anyone of them could go BOOM!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 90 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Complete
Friday reviews
Friday prayers before the new moon and Ramadan in South Central Asia
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 18 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/16/2012 - Complete
Snow White reviews
Another Haiku from Afghanistan.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 20 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/13/2012 - Complete
Donkey reviews
A haiku from Afghanistan.
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 6/13/2012 - Complete
Miten Again
The title of this comes from what I liked to call my buddy's house back in the day, "Mitenlake." I'm not sure why I called it this, but it comes from the turn of the 21st century when we were so optimistic about our future. This one's for them.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 154 - Published: 1/8/2011 - Complete
Guother's Last Mission
From De Revolutionibis and the last story from the beginning of the 2nd age. I like it...!
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Drama/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 506 - Published: 10/9/2010
Untitled racing down
From "Far Too Industrialized to Care About". What a long time it has truly been.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 78 - Published: 9/19/2010 - Complete
Untitled watering wet
From "Far Too Industrialized to Care About It".
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Published: 9/18/2010 - Complete
Untitled lights moving
Another from "Far Too Industrialized to Care About It".
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 25 - Published: 9/17/2010 - Complete
Untitled tall, shaded, shaggy reviews
From my 7th notebook circa 2001 C.E. entitled, "Far Too Industrialized to Care About It".
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/16/2010 - Complete
Fat Captain
Just some thoughts on the military establishment. Rated M for language.
Poetry: Life - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 319 - Published: 9/10/2010 - Complete
Race reviews
Smile when you create or don't do it at all.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Spiritual/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 236 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/10/2010 - Complete
Something On Anything Breathe reviews
I guess this is about a lot of things, but it's essentially keeping yourself together in an unfamiliar environment. God knows I've seen plenty of those in the last year or so.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 159 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/28/2010 - Complete
Just Words reviews
Almost a throw back to how I thought while observing and scribbling about a decade ago when the wind blew on my face for the very first time.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 257 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/19/2010 - Complete
Crimson City
Longing for sure.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 137 - Published: 7/31/2010 - Complete
HeartSwim
To my first love when we were young 10,000 years ago.
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 247 - Published: 7/15/2010
Something on Fear
What you feel in your guts at the right or wrong time- it doesn't matter what or how, or any of that; it's just because you're an animal whether you're a Human or not.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: M - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 365 - Published: 7/14/2010 - Complete
A Strange Day
To those that thought the worst on that day of days back in 2001 C. E.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,135 - Published: 7/9/2010 - Complete
Going Away
Catharsis, plain and simple. Rated M for language.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,132 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/9/2009 - Complete
You're a Liar reviews
Something that I wrote for a friend to rouse him from his emotionalsocialpoetical stupor. This one's for you 'Diamonds.' I guess it always was. RR!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11/9/2006 - Complete
Slip reviews
About coming home and seeing friends I've known for fifteen years. It's also about slipping into the good feelings that come with such things. RR!
Poetry: Friendship - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/9/2006 - Complete
Come On Now reviews
Something that I did at the beginning of the year. I think it was kinda like a kick in the butt to get me jazzed about writing again or to get myself out of the depression of being 1,422 miles away from home. Either way you'll probably like it RR!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/9/2006 - Complete
Passing Into History: Traitor reviews
This is a WWII fiction based on fact. It's from the American point of view and takes place a couple of days before the events of PIH: Captured and during that same battle. Rated M for content and language.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,078 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/7/2006 - Complete
Passing Into History: Captured
This is a WWII fiction based on fact. It's from the German point of view and covers events toward the end of the war in Europe. Rated M for content and language.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,168 - Published: 11/7/2006 - Complete
Just See I Have Before U reviews
For A. J. Lang.
Poetry: Love - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 175 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/30/2006
They Could Be There reviews
Think about these things, and then come talk with me.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 214 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 9/30/2006
Smile and Show Your Broken Teeth reviews
This is when I failed miserably!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 102 - Reviews: 5 - Published: 9/30/2006
Just Want to Hold Her in My Hand reviews
Okay, thought I'd give an update on this intro. This is rated for language and crudity. I'm not a pervert, but the stuff expressed in here may pass me off as that. Something I came up with while wondering about the extreme of future work.
Poetry: Family - Rated: M - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 221 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/30/2006
It Was Just Another Night reviews
The South was not kind to me.
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 244 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/30/2006
The Juggler reviews
Take what you can get in this life for that is all you will ever get.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 239 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 9/30/2006
Balance reviews
Why don't we take it as it is?
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 146 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 9/30/2006
Untitled worldship reviews
Another one from 2003 C.E. About essentially, well . . . dream induced euphoria and the possibilities that occur to ones mind while under the effects. Think of the "L's" as a picture and not words. Cheers.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 109 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/16/2006
Reflection Instead of Reaction reviews
Haven't put anything new on here in a great while, but what do you people care? You don't read it anyway. It's about the thoughts that flowed when I was talking on the phone to my friend 'Diamonds.' Circa 1/26/2006 C.E.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 142 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/16/2006
Comin' Round reviews
Written after a great shock in the fall of 2001 C.E. Come on, Read and Respond . . . I dare ya!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 71 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/2/2005
At School reviews
Although the title is 'At School,' I definitely was not when I wrote this in 2000 C.E. It's about signs that we see in life and ourselves and our supposed surroundings. RR!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 54 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/1/2005
Disalility disability
I wrote this in college algebra one day in 2001 C.E. I was malfunctioning this day. Please, read and respond, please!
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Horror/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 64 - Published: 10/18/2005
Untitled vampires reviews
Another from 2001 C.E. and from my very few poems about vampires. It's short and sweet so R/R, bitte.
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Horror/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/17/2005
The Tree
A ditty from 2001 C.E. having to do with a tree that lived in the park near my house. If you read, please respond!
Poetry: Nature - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 91 - Published: 10/17/2005
The Histermine Machine Tree reviews
About realizing things that have been there all along. Short and sweet so R/R, bitte.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 41 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/14/2005
Turnaround Again
About the thoughts that swirled in my head on a spring night in 2001. R/R! Pretty please.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 86 - Published: 10/14/2005
Teleportation
Yet another from my first anthology, 'How it is like Here in the future.' It concerns one of those nights when you stay up till the sun hits the horizon and you go have coffee with Quiobbs at 6am after a night of drinking. Enjoy!
Poetry: Humor - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 98 - Published: 10/14/2005
Catcher
Another one from 'How it is like Here in the Future.' It is something I wrote for a friend when he was pining away for a gorgeous, but older friend of ours. If you read then respond, it's not hard. I promise.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 77 - Published: 10/14/2005
The War Kitchen reviews
This is from the first anthology that I came out with when I lived in South Dakota. The metaphor behind it is a kitchen (government) that turns out the horrors of war. Please R/R!
Poetry: War - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 116 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/14/2005
About Work
The title says it all; It's rather scary and angry because I didn't know what to do.
Poetry: Work - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 157 - Published: 10/12/2005
Las Palmas reviews
I wrote this when I first arrived in the Confederacy.
Poetry: Work - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 48 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/12/2005
Operation: Treasure Hunt
In a world strikingly similar to our own a cruise ship sinks off a declared war zone carrying a secret device. The world's two warring superpowers race against time and each other to get it. This is complete so give it a read . . . and please RR!
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,560 - Published: 9/28/2005
Timely Departure reviews
Here's one from before I moved to the Confederacy.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 129 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/16/2005
A Landscape as if Being Commanded by a Band
Written at one of those times where the crowd closes in, the drinks flow, the smoke hangs in drifts, and you think about what is playing; perhaps it's on the stage or perhaps it's in your head.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 124 - Published: 8/29/2005
After Mikhail Bulgakov
This is a tip of the hat to Mr. Bulgakov's wonderous story, "The Master and Margarita."
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Published: 8/29/2005
This Universe is Mine Own reviews
This is but one of the near five hundred composed since 1995 C.E. I Guess it's about life and what it was to me before the all encompassing change reoccurs as it has steadliy and without fail since then.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 276 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/23/2005
It Fell to Earth
It was sent to protect the humans, but from what? Yet another from the scenarios; it is complete, but I could be persuaded to write more...
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 736 - Published: 8/13/2005
Herman the Hamster reviews
This is another one from the scenarios about the power of anger and why it's a good idea to not piss off your pets.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,068 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/13/2005
David the Mayor reviews
This little ditty is from a bunch of senarios I cooked up in late 2004 and is about a life or death choice David the Mayor must make in the little town of Stapleton. This is my debute on this site. So give it a read, you won't be disappointed!
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,477 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/11/2005