ph34r
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Joined 08-22-11, id: 795391, Profile Updated: 08-27-11
Author has written 21 stories for War, Historical, Sci-Fi, Politics, General, Horror, and Life.

I am ph34r. I write "dark" stories, based on post-apocalyptic society, death & destruction, suffering, sadness and pain. I do this because I am good at it.

1. Fear: The sensation that something bad in the natural order of things is about to happen to you. Example: A dog approaches you, snarling and growling. Your reaction is fear; something very bad is potentially about to happen. Your fight or flight reflex kicks in, and you drop down a few neural circuits. Another example: You are a soldier on the front line, and someone starts to shoot at you. This is part of the natural order of things for that environment, and causes fear rather than any other emotion. How you REACT to fear will vary from person to person and event to event, and isn't really relevant to the definition (at least for our purposes here).

2. Loathing:: The knowledge and distaste of something undesirable about the natural order of things, but isn't a direct, fear-causing condition (though anxiety is definitely part of it). Example: The knowledge that the next door neighbor owns a mean dog that occasionally menaces you, but isn't doing so at the moment...Or the soldier on furlough from the front, who knows that he is due to return to the fighting soon. Displeasure, hatred, and anxiety are the root emotions, and again, the reaction may vary (see above).

3. Horror: The sensation of being confronted with something utterly outside of your perception of the natural order of things.Example: Same dog confronts you and starts singing Elton John tunes. Or the soldier wakes up to find that his entire unit has pulled back in the night, leaving him to die (He has been ingrained with the belief that no man gets left behind).

Consider: An infant is only afraid of two things...Loud noises and heights. He hasn't yet had enough experience with the world to view anything else as a scary part of the natural order. As adults, we know that there are demented people who like to molest and/or harm infants...This is a disgusting thing, but part of the natural order of how the world works, so we loathe it. A child has no idea of this, and when the concept is introduced as part of the natural order of things, the child feels horror. Once the child becomes accustomed to this new view, loathing kicks in...And a parent who loses track of her child at a crowded department store knows the natural order of things, and is directly confronted with the potential that someone has done something with her child, and you're back to fear.

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Roulette
Wrote this because I got annoyed at my English teacher over-interpreting every word in a story.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 250 - Favs: 1 - Published: 11/15/2011 - Complete
Wasteland reviews
Longer story, currently in progress.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,876 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 9/11/2011 - Published: 8/25/2011
Hey You reviews
Second edition of my psychological horror kick.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 445 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/4/2011
I can only imagine
I am always under control.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 325 - Published: 8/28/2011 - Complete
The Storm reviews
Experimenting with psychological horror based on concepts from Plato's Cave theory. All spelling/grammar errors are intentional, done for tone of story.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 912 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/27/2011 - Complete
Misguided Magick
First attempt at a horror story
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,137 - Published: 8/27/2011 - Complete
Tonight I will Die
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
To be alone
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 202 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
The blank page reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Lost reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 79 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Knowing reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 101 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Its one of those times reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 144 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Fake People reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Condemned
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 33 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
A Gentle Kiss reviews
Written mid 2010
Poetry: General - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 134 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Apocalypse
Wrote this during a bus ride, looking out over the Florida Everglades in the evening, early 2010. Later adapted to be the intro to "Wasteland".
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 812 - Published: 8/25/2011
Some Call Me Crazy
Social commentary in the form of post apocalyptic society
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,373 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
1984 Abbreviated reviews
Written in late 2010
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 241 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Litany of the POW
Based on real accounts of Imperial Japan Written in 2009
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 510 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
Private First Class Robert Sales
Based on real occurrences during the invasion of Normandy Written in 2009
Fiction: Historical - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 377 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete
AntiWar
Anti-War Written around 2009
Poetry: War - Rated: M - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 495 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Complete