Brendan Rizzo
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Joined 09-01-10, id: 742374, Profile Updated: 11-30-22
Author has written 23 stories for Sci-Fi, Manga, General, Supernatural, Fable, Kids, Historical, Spiritual, and Fantasy.

Uploaded Stories (Asterisks represent completed stories):

"A Fortunate Mistake" * - The first part of a parody of fan fiction clichés, including but not limited to the concept of the Mary Sue. The protagonists are all based on me or people I know, but the main goal here is to deconstruct bad fanfic. Also includes a subplot about not revealing personal information on the Internet.

"Of Quarks and Leptons" - Inspired by those old 1950s-and-earlier "shrinking man" stories; a researcher accidentally gets shrunk to subatomic size in a laboratory freak accident. While there, he learns that quarks and leptons are sentient, and that he must save them from destruction. But at this scale, he experiences the effects of quantum mechanics... The current version sucks; it is slowly but surely being rewritten, but please do not leave any comments on the original version.

"Hyper Fighting Machine Marmalade!" * This is a parody of all those fics in the Manga section which are either Magical Girl stories or high school romances. Geez, there's hardly any variety in that section! So, this is a parody which I am writing for NaNoWriMo, though it is neither a Magical Girl nor a romance story, the tropes used are mercilessly mocked. I would not be writing this if my friends did not like the idea, so they are at least partially responsible for its existence.

"Reading" * - Finally, something that I have actually finished. A mostly philosophical tale about the ramifications of being able to read minds. Featuring a snarky little girl, among other things. I know how much people like that character archetype. NOW REWRITTEN!

"Knight of Checkers" - Despite the name, this story has nothing to do with checkers. Instead, it's mostly about the adventures of a chess club. Hopefully, it will be more interesting than that.

"Linda! Laundry!" * - This was concocted in five minutes, deliberately intended as the shortest thing I could possibly write which has that title. Don't read too much into it... or on the other hand, read as much into it as you want, as if I were trying to produce "high art". You would need to be familiar with a certain Internet personality in order to fully appreciate this one.

"Bakuhatsu Yangire Shoujo" * - Two-shot. The title is deliberately ungrammatical Japanese as a parody of how many Japanese works have completely ungrammatical English titles. A rough translation though would be "explosion psychotic girl". That is basically what describes this. In this story, the protagonist revels in all the wanton destruction she causes. Technically a parody, but not quite how you'd expect. A sequel is in the works.

"The Indian Rope Trick" * - This was written in response to the controversy over what occurred in India, when Sanal Edamaruku showed that the alleged miracle in a church was a purely natural occurrence. However, the story can just as easily be interpreted as being against the fundamentalists of the American South. I am not satisfied with the ending, because I could not think of any real way to write it.

"Funny Business" * - This is the story I have been working on for a long time, and I'm glad to finally have it finished. Truth be told, it was originally conceived as a thought experiment, and was only supposed to be a short story, but became the length of a full novel. Now that I've finished writing it, I can relax for a bit. UPDATE: Now with a TV Tropes page!

"Valiant Defender Doble Ve" * - So I decided, why not try to write a magical girl story? But be warned, this is not your typical story like this. It is basically how I imagined that the genre might have turned out if it had originated in the pulp magazines of the 1930s. So, there is a minimum of magic and more of what would realistically happen if a princess from a magical kingdom found herself in the real world, saving the innocent from villains who are after her. (Don't worry about the rating; it only has to do with the violence. I will admit that this is probably the most violent story I have written thus far.)

"The Unhappiest Chicagoan" * - This is just a short flashfic that I wrote after the Cubs won the World Series, and I realized that "when the Cubs win" is no longer a synonym for "when pigs fly!" Featuring a douchebag protagonist!

"Lowell's Dream" * - Written on the 100th anniversary of Percival Lowell's death, this imagines what it would have been like if the man who imagined advanced life on Mars saw the real thing, in light of what we have learned in the past century. Spoiler alert: as if the title didn't tip you off, it's all just a dream.

"Sexual Relations" * - Don't let the title fool you; it's much tamer than it sounds. Are you disgusted by all the fanservicey incest anime based on light novels that have flooded the market? Do you want the main character to be disgusted at the situation like a normal person? Then this is the story for you.

"Catoblepas" * - Got back into the swing of things with another light novel parody, only this time, it's about those weird "boy meets girl" stories where the girl has some really cool supernatural power but hates it for whatever reason, and the boy loves her anyway because he is just such a nice person and nobody else even has any basic decency at all. This kind of developed into more of a satire than anything else, as the premise actually wound up being played mostly straight save for a few subtle moments. Probably my favorite out of all of my stories so far.

"The Downfall of Ys" * - Inspired by the legends of Ys and Atlantis, and written out of concern over a lack of action towards global warming, this story reimagines the destruction of Ys as due to anthropogenic climate change at the end of the last ice age, instead of sexual depravity.

"Dialogue Between Two Philosophers" * - I could say that this drabble has nothing whatever to do with my thoughts on the state of the world right now, but then I would be lying.

"The Lighthouse" * - I wanted to write a more "realistic" take on feral child stories. It still depicts a ludicrous situation that could never actually happen, though. Plus, I like lighthouses.

"Can You Spare a Dime?" * - A vignette inspired by the moral panic that erupted when the Roosevelt dime was first released to the public. Obviously the events depicted here are highly exaggerated, though.

"His Terrible Swift Sword" * - When a fundamentalist preacher has a near-death experience and learns that he has been corrupting Christianity, he has a change of heart and begins to actually preach love for one's neighbor instead of selfishness and bigotry for the pursuit of power.

"Foul Footsteps' Pollution" * - This was written to point out that the scariest thing about the time before the Civil War might well be that even ordinary "nice" and "decent" people still defended an evil institution, and that in some cases, even people from other cultures who assimilated no longer thought it was wrong.

"And Having So Been Taken Up" * - Aliens making first contact with humanity, gone horribly wrong.

"Help! I'm Trapped in Another World!" * - My version of the isekai plot. What would happen if, when the main character dies and gets reincarnated in another world, he doesn't get cheat powers or a harem or any other Gary Stu abilities, but is just an ordinary person trying to survive in a horrible world? And what if they remembered their old life and wished they could go back, instead of ignoring it? Read on to find out.

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Shift by Eytha reviews
Ch616 up now! Yumi's conquered her mental battle with her personalities coming out stronger than before as well as her friends. They're going to need all that new found strength to face the next threat, the shadows that surround Chiharu. If you review I'll return the favor. I'm going to be re-posting a revised version of this on Royal Road.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 617 - Words: 1,589,492 - Reviews: 797 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 9/13/2022 - Published: 12/4/2008
The Hasimiad by landermkerbey reviews
For Hasimi, life was about the family, the clan, and the thrill of battle. But one day the small world of the valley she calls home is opened to the world by a war-chief on the rise who promises to unite all the rider clans and lead them in the conquest of the world. She joins seeking glory, but ends up tangled in the workings of something far greater than she could imagine.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 12 - Words: 41,538 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/24/2018 - Published: 9/12/2018
StarLight Q by AmbientMaster reviews
Because all the good letters were already taken. The sequel to my magical girl parody StarLight. White Star, together with her new allies Black Star and Blue Moon, must face off against the evil King Deathmurder and his lackeys.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Parody - Chapters: 10 - Words: 13,605 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 4/7/2018 - Published: 1/1/2018
StarLight by AmbientMaster reviews
A comedic parody of magical girl/slice-of-life anime. Ordinary high school girl Sanae Hikari finds her life turned upside down when a mystical artifact grants her strange powers. She uses her new power to battle monsters who threaten her home city, as well as a villainous magical girl - who is secretly her best friend, Amaya Kurozawa.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Parody/Fantasy - Chapters: 71 - Words: 101,514 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 7/7/2017 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Complete
My Fantastical Daydreams by Vern of Fortree reviews
Born with the power to see the connections between people as physical threads, 17-year-old Fenris Arkwright waits idly for the reason this gift was bestowed upon him to reveal itself, wasting his life away. Now, nine years later, a self-proclaimed Goddess appears in his kitchen, a mysterious man makes a bet with him in a dream-like cafe, and one by one, his questions are answered.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 25,275 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/11/2017 - Published: 4/2/2017
Luna by PU77 reviews
Luna is every man's dream girl. She's incredibly smart, unresistingly adorable AND good at cooking. So it's no wonder Ryo fell in love with her. But Luna carries a dark past. Contains coarse language, gore, nudity and a psychopathic yandere.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Romance/Horror - Chapters: 31 - Words: 68,052 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 4/1/2017 - Published: 5/6/2011
Heroic Blaze SolAka (壮烈火炎 ソルアカ) (ON HOLD) by Dog Scepters reviews
Nov 17, 2016 NEW ch: "QUAKE OF MOGERA" A fiction inspired by the Super Robot genre where extraterrestrial noble tribes and Earth's forces ally against an evil space monarchy intent on ruling Earth. The story follows Princess Hiori Soratoga, a part-time teacher in disguise on Earth and pilot of the titular red mecha. Friendship, guts, and biophilia. R&R for mecha justice.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 18 - Words: 43,178 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/17/2016 - Published: 3/28/2009
Late Bloomer by AmbientMaster reviews
When Hana Minami was six, she promised to marry her beloved babysitter Suzu once she was old enough. Twelve years later, she comes to collect on the promise only to find that Suzu's life has fallen apart at the seams. Can Hana help her childhood crush get back on her feet - and can she win her heart?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,951 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Published: 8/21/2016
Koukon Bridge by Twilidramon reviews
Loaño Ishida is probably the weirdest girl you'll ever meet. Insane jokes, crazy schemes, and so far, nothing special about her. Until, however, two new kids enter and change her whole perspective on the World and the things in it... Believable or not!
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 790 - Words: 2,048,695 - Reviews: 2053 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 5/8/2014 - Published: 10/9/2008
Mabaka by desertedacc reviews
Akemi Segawa lives with her father at the family shrine. Despite this, she's never been religious or into the occult, helping out just to keep everything tidy. Enter Crow, a novice wizard who got sent to Earth by accident with no known way of getting back. What's the worst that could happen? It's not like he's a magnet for the supernatural or anything... (Currently revising)
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 41 - Words: 171,642 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 10/24/2013 - Published: 11/8/2009
Her Friends, The Muses by theFiarianCurse reviews
Ember was always a child misplaced in society, in her second grade class. She had no friends nor wanted any, even though she was a nice, respectful, intelligent young girl. There seemed no hope for those who tried to help her. However, they were very wrong-very wrong. She had nine and they would help her through the most unexpected, even to the gods
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 928 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 2/10/2013
Animalia by MidnighttBlue reviews
In a post human world a young Animalian's life is turned upside down when he discovers that humans still exist and mistake him for one of their shape-shifting comrades. Danger, adventure, and mild blood shed ensue. Copyright c 2011-2012 AC
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 80,859 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/26/2012 - Published: 11/24/2011
The Divinity Game by LibertyLife reviews
13 Godlike powers are granted to 13 different students at the same school, each able to alter his or her life and world radically. Now each must find and eliminate the others in a deadly battle royale called 'The Divinity Game.'
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Tragedy - Chapters: 22 - Words: 61,723 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 6/29/2012 - Published: 3/7/2012
Storm-Drains by The Autumn Queen reviews
Heaven wasn't merciful to humankind. It starved us, and then in a matter of days it washed hundreds, if not thousands, of lives away. - story temporarily removed
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,565 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/11/2012 - Complete
The Other America by Rose Moriarty reviews
The South has won the civil war, and over 100 years later is still inextricably tied to slavery. The USA has become a gleaming modern country while the CSA , or Confederacy, is lagging behind. Are the two rival countries on the brink of a second war?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 14,168 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 4/3/2012 - Published: 4/9/2011
Chess by mondo strano reviews
"...she didn't use my name... I doubt she was capable of knowing her own by that stage, she was a very sick girl, but she showed me the game she was playing..." Snippet of the book I'm writing. It's not much but sort of has a deeper meaning. RnR!
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 756 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Complete
The Long Climb Back Up by R.C. Stone reviews
For millions of years, he thought he was alone. He found out he was wrong.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,981 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/18/2012
Titan by Tess Spoom reviews
It would be cold, hard work with a tight deadline, but he was doing it for the betterment of humanity, in the spirit of progress, so that the species could move forward. My attempt at old-school interstellar sci-fi. Going to end up very long.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,721 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/7/2012
Shadows of Fire by ArmyMw2 reviews
** Updated Version** -Please Help! I need feedback!- When there are dark times, we seem to find strength in ourselves. Boys will become men, when the grow in the Shadows of Fire.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,124 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12/3/2011 - Published: 10/4/2010
Kutie Pie by Sapphire Cherry reviews
The Magical girls known as the Kutie Pie must stop an evil organization that fails at getting anything accomplished, including taking over the world. Parodies Magical girls while still being a normal story.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Parody - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,678 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/7/2011 - Published: 5/28/2011
Fallen From the Heavens by galileogalilei reviews
On hiatus.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,725 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/2/2011 - Published: 9/3/2011
Somewhere by Akimi Kono reviews
There is a town somewhere. It has people and buildings and a cheetah and a gazelle. I HAD TO WRITE THIS FOR SCHOOL. Don't knock it 'til you read it. R&R greatly appreciated! GREAT PLOT TWIST! Enjoy.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 546 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 9/20/2011 - Complete
The Unforgiven by teaaagirl19 reviews
5 thousand years in the future a seventeen year old girl with a passion for the past stumbles upon some sinister secrets of her ancestors. Her and her three best friends will travel into the unknown to find the truth about distant yesteryear.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,615 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/7/2011
2012: The Legend Lives by IronSpockMaster reviews
Harrison, an ordinary 21st century man, is so much more important than he thought he was. My take on the Mayan myth of 2012. Updates will probably take a while.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,333 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 1/14/2011 - Published: 9/12/2010
444 by Godlybunny reviews
The world has gone into an implant frenzy. Everyone needs an implant, whether it's a beauty implant or ocular implant. Can a normal teenager survive during a terrorist attack?
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,277 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/2/2010
Mankind's Legacy by Spencers13
A ghost finds himself the last being left on planet Earth, and he struggles with the extinction of the human race.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,925 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/30/2010 - Complete
Otakuism for Dummies by midnightxrain13 reviews
Follow our protagonist Hannah, a totally insane otaku girl who is forced onto an adventure exploring the stranger side of reality. A parody of anime in general; and the crazy twists and turns that make us love it.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,935 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/25/2010 - Published: 9/13/2010
The Tunguska Project by ptdf reviews
We need you to complete it. I'm sure he would agree with the choice." "I'm sure he would," said Amursky, picturing Wernst turning in his grave. "What does it do?" "What it doesn't do is turn lead into gold," Yefimovich said with a smile.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,670 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/14/2010 - Complete
Man In The Box by armstrong504 reviews
An insane man travels through space, unable to move.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Horror/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 610 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/12/2010 - Complete
The Choking Game by FANG Productions reviews
It only took nineteen days to realize that something was wrong, and by then, I was so far in that the only way out really shouldn't have been an option at all.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 21 - Words: 1,740 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 10/12/2010 - Published: 9/29/2010 - Complete
Welcome to Hell, Son by phantom1ntheshadows reviews
What happens to a man who regrets his own decisions.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,914 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/11/2010 - Complete
The Many Misadventures of Markkus and Zara by Sokka reviews
When Markkus, an elite alien Warrior, and her ditzy apprentice, Zara, are send to conquer the Earth, they have know idea how much trouble theyre getting themselves into. When the two teen aliens go undercover as highschoolers, will they be able to fit in?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,298 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Published: 10/10/2010
Solar by 0981-Gunner reviews
When all life is endangered by an unknown threat, the species of the galaxy must put aside their differences and unite to save themselves from destruction.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,936 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/6/2010 - Published: 10/5/2010
Life Story by Tallentire reviews
A grand scale sci-fi short story covering the full length of humanity’s rise to greatness told from a rather unorthodox POV.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,400 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 5 - Published: 10/2/2010 - Complete
Not So Average by defenestrator reviews
Becky has spent the last year of her life in the wake of her dead brother's shadow. With parents that disapprove of her demure lifestyle, can she ever prove that she isn't really a sheeple? Will a girl in a broken down spaceship help her shine?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,628 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/27/2010
Blast by Timmietimtim reviews
Oh, what a random place is the atemporal transcosmological matrix!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,041 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/27/2010 - Complete
2085 by Sapphyr reviews
This was a short story I wrote based on the future, with a reference to an event that was current at the time. The rest is entirely fictional.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,262 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/3/2010 - Complete
Global Spinning by Nutterfly reviews
A true and believable explanation of global warming.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,199 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/2/2010 - Complete
Axel by Goggles and Lace reviews
A flash fiction piece about a computer being uploaded into a human brain. R/R please.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 951 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2010 - Complete
The Choices by Killer300 reviews
A school run by necromancers and inhuman creatures where only the undead can help you? A place where depression and social isolation are the only ways to see through the act? All of this and much more in this disturbing tale.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,341 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/6/2010
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Help! I'm Trapped in Another World! reviews
For NaNoWriMo 2022: Thomas Tompkins did not expect to die of COVID at age 30. He also did not expect to reincarnate after he died. Nor did he expect to reincarnate onto a planet that is not Earth. And why did he have to regain his memories in the middle of a war? He just wants his life back.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Parody - Chapters: 22 - Words: 57,930 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 11/30/2022 - Published: 11/1/2022
And Having So Been Taken Up
Aliens made contact with the human species long ago, with a desire to incorporate us into their civilization. But an unforeseen difference threatens to make the whole operation pointless.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,084 - Published: 7/4/2019
Foul Footsteps' Pollution
A murder is committed in the antebellum South.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Crime/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,093 - Published: 6/18/2019 - Complete
Like an Open Book reviews
Allan's belief in a resolutely ordinary life is forever upset when he inadvertently learns why his sister can predict thunderstorms in advance with perfect accuracy. This is a rewrite of a story I wrote eight years ago, called "Reading".
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Family/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,049 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/5/2019 - Complete
His Terrible Swift Sword reviews
When a fundamentalist preacher has a near-death experience and learns that he has been following a corruption of his religion, he sets out to repent of his sins of greed and bigotry, and preach generosity and love instead. But his former colleagues are none too happy about his change of heart.
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: K+ - English - Spiritual/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,866 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/15/2018 - Complete
Can You Spare a Dime?
In 1946, Franklin Roosevelt's portrait was placed on the obverse of the U.S. dime. Yet a fanatical organization is convinced that the coin designer's initials stand for something sinister...
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,105 - Published: 9/27/2018 - Complete
The Lighthouse
She had been alone for as long as she could recall. Maintaining the beacon light was her sole purpose in life.
Fiction: Kids - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,378 - Published: 9/18/2018 - Complete
Dialogue Between Two Philosophers
A sage and his student discuss the nature of evil.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 328 - Published: 6/28/2018 - Complete
The Downfall of Ys
Long ago, the city of Ys was the most advanced civilization the world had ever seen, yet it was brought down by its own hubris and greed, against the warnings and best efforts of its wise men and scientists. This is that story.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,135 - Published: 4/30/2018 - Complete
Catoblepas reviews
When Yomi transferred schools, he did not expect that anything strange would happen. This was just the standard "boy meets girl", right? Then how come the girl always has one eye closed, and when she made contact with the other eye, why did he feel like he was going to die on the spot? He didn't want to get involved in any mysteries, for Pete's sake!
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,318 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/7/2018 - Complete
Sexual Relations reviews
Kyo was absolutely ordinary in every way, with a normal life and a normal family. But he comes home from his first college semester to find that everyone he knows has gone crazy, and is acting completely out of character. Parody of all those horrible incest animes; rated T just in case.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Parody/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,657 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/10/2017 - Complete
Lowell's Dream
Percival Lowell always viewed Mars through a telescope, and imagined an advanced civilization upon its surface. Imagine if he had been able to visit, and see what the planet is truly like. Written in celebration of his centennial.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,050 - Published: 11/12/2016 - Complete
The Unhappiest Chicagoan
Dick Skwirski truly lives up to his name. As if marital infidelity were not enough, he has no intention of supporting the child of himself and his now ex-wife. So he says that he will pay up when a certain luckless baseball team finally wins it all, only for it to turn out that a longstanding sports curse would finally be broken...
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 755 - Published: 11/4/2016 - Complete
Valiant Defender Doble Ve reviews
Valeria Verde had it all: not only was she the heir to the kingdom, but as a result, possessed the ability to heal others with a mere touch. Yet all is not well, and when the kingdom is under attack, she is forced adrift to the outside world. Now she finds herself in the strange new city of Miami. She must now protect the innocent and try to free her people. Rated for violence only
Fiction: Manga - Rated: M - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 12 - Words: 61,905 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 7/18/2016 - Published: 5/2/2016 - Complete
Hyper Fighting Machine Marmalade! reviews
Moeko Paddington was an extremely shy high school girl. When a mysterious organization attacks, Moeko is forced to pilot the mecha Marmalade to save her species. Will she get the courage to speak to the boy she likes? Nah, that would be silly. Every bit as silly as Moeko being a pilot to begin with. This was written as a parody of mecha and romance anime.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Drama/Parody - Chapters: 10 - Words: 40,645 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 11/1/2015 - Published: 11/1/2010 - Complete
Funny Business reviews
A story about a child who must come to grips with the fact that she is practically omnipotent, and what that actually means. COMPLETE.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Spiritual - Chapters: 13 - Words: 65,863 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/22/2013 - Published: 3/24/2013 - Complete
The Indian Rope Trick
A skeptic is arrested after challenging the beliefs of the ignorant, who believe that a miracle occurred when none, in fact, did, and there is a natural explanation. A look at the dangers of fanaticism.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,927 - Published: 12/25/2012 - Complete
Bakuhatsu Yangire Shoujo reviews
What if magical powers were given to a dangerous psychopath? Parodic two-shot. Thanks go to TheBloodEdge for looking this over.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Parody/Horror - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,270 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 10/7/2012 - Published: 10/4/2012 - Complete
Linda! Laundry! reviews
A washing machine becomes a metaphor for prejudice. Made with as few words as I could possibly make it.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 32 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/30/2012 - Complete
Knight of Checkers reviews
This story is written as a homage to those manga which center around board games. This time, the game in question? Chess. Follow the adventures of a high-school chess club and its interesting members. But that is not all there is to the situation...
Fiction: Manga - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,075 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 5/18/2012 - Published: 5/5/2012
Reading reviews
Allan Foucault was a normal teenager, albeit a member of a family which loved reading. What he didn't expect was that his younger sister was able to read more than just the words on a page. She has more secrets than she lets on...
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,722 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Published: 1/13/2011 - Complete
Of Quarks And Leptons reviews
An ordinary day at the Large Hadron Collider is shaken up when a power surge traps a scientist on the quantum scale of things. Worse, his traveling companions are a wacky electron and an emo neutrino. And they're supposed to save the world? Good grief.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,087 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/31/2010 - Published: 9/27/2010
A Fortunate Mistake
I like to consider myself an ordinary person, as far as everything is concerned in the grand scheme of things. So how did I wake up on the other side of the country? Who are these people? And why do I think that my free will is being interfered with?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Crime/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,958 - Published: 9/15/2010