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Joined 08-28-11, id: 796465, Profile Updated: 07-25-15
Author has written 5 stories for Sci-Fi, General, and General.

hi, i'm strop. i like worldbuilding, cool robots, and screaming endlessly into the infinite void. sometimes i write things, i guess. currently studying digital art and animation in community college.

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Watchtowers: Sinnifer and the Vulture (2015) by Emerald Viper reviews
Seekers are bound by divine contracts to find everything from misplaced keys to lost civilizations. When Hazel strikes a deal with the Guardians to reunite her family, the secrets she uncovers will shake the foundations of her world. Story is not dead! *Life has been nuts, but this story will be finished - chapters are rough! (8/27/17)
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 61 - Words: 249,757 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 8/26 - Published: 3/6/2015
Iridere (2015-2016) by Rockfalcon reviews
A few stories centered around Iridere, a strange construction orbiting the triple star Rigel. They may or may not intersect with each other. Rated for language and a bit for violence. Adventure! Queer characters! Space!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 37 - Words: 151,276 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/6/2016 - Published: 3/28/2015 - Complete
Caixana Blood by Veronica811 reviews
Ariadne always liked scary stories about the Caixana, but things become all too real when they attack her hometown. Things spiral out of hand, and Ariadne finds herself struggling to survive. It almost seems like the heathens are plotting something, but the Caixana are too stupid to plan anything... right? (Rating due to language/ violence in later chapters.)
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Suspense - Chapters: 23 - Words: 63,587 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 1/14/2016 - Published: 4/15/2014 - Complete
JENNY & THE LABYRINTH by Ellie LaTraille
It's hard to know what's human when everyone disagrees on what that means. No one moreso than Tea, an artificial psychology researcher who gets kidnapped along with the elusive Jenny, her favourite barkeep who's got a fantastic silhouette. Their captors: Labyrinth Corp, an underground org "improving humanity, one clone at a time!"
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 14 - Words: 18,729 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/20/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015
The Conlang — A Beginner's Guide to Creating Fictional Languages by inwardtransience reviews
A crash-course in linguistics, covering the basic concepts any conlanger would need. I'll try to use simple language, and I won't go deep into advanced stuff most people wouldn't need, so it shouldn't get too complicated. Will also include example conlangs—both made by others and myself—and a piece-by-piece demonstration of creating a new one. And yes, I'm a nerd.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,947 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 9/20/2015 - Published: 8/24/2015
In Zugzwang (Labyrinth August 2015) by Emerald Viper reviews
"In zugzwang" refers to the moment in a game of chess where all possible moves are bad ones. Sigurd the Saintly has been roped into negotiating the annual truce between the Summer and Winter Courts of Faerie.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,174 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/19/2015 - Complete
Hearts of Flesh by kaiheitai reviews
In the 39th Century, the division between man and machine has long been erased. But in the face of an enemy that can corrupt any artificial mind, machines rely on human beings for survival. When a group of friends are drafted for war, they leave all behind as their brains are installed in combat bodies of terrifying power. But, they still carry with them hearts of flesh.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 109,546 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 11/14/2014 - Published: 4/29/2014
Benjamin Casey and the Twelve Golden Cages by chayilyosef
Imenand Academy was the kind of place where anything could happen; and Benjamin was starting to think that if it could, it would. It was supposed to be a school for raising up a modern generation of Leonardo Davincis, of Isaac Newtons, of great thinkers and great doers who would 'advance mankind'. Only when Benjamin arrives everyone there seems intent on doing exactly the opposite.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,250 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/24/2014 - Complete
Wake by Solemn Coyote reviews
Capitalism and funeral traditions collide in a Romania-that-wasn't.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,683 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/22/2014
Journey by Morris Kenyon reviews
PRIZE WINNING SHORT STORY. This was my entry to the Prescot Arts Festival Writing Competition, 2014. I won the runner's up prize. In Prescot's abandoned Clock Museum, two scientists complete a forbidden experiment – with unforeseen consequences. I will read and return all reviews, thank you.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,009 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/9/2014 - Complete
Mrs Kastenmeir Believes in Crop Circles by AlTCreature
Being of old age and aliens
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,845 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/5/2014
Welcome to the Afterlife by IronicPuppies reviews
A small ethereal suburb where the streets are paved in palladium and assorted palladium compounds, and the gates are adorned with brightly burning fluorescent night-lights.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,523 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/7/2014 - Complete
Sarah by IronicPuppies reviews
Dynamic subroutine 823-15L would like to inform you that this story catalogs the runtime of some very sophisticated lines of code.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,482 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/4/2013 - Complete
Epidemonology by Solemn Coyote reviews
Diseases are sentient, technology runs on voodoo, and half the planet is a radioactive wasteland. Nevertheless, Jason Carol and the other members of a supernatural CDC fight to keep their city safe and free from infectious demons.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Suspense - Chapters: 16 - Words: 53,597 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/10/2013 - Published: 4/5/2013 - Complete
Not What He Seems by Clovexei reviews
Time period: 1700s. I really don't know how to describe this. The evolution of a friendship? Semi-plotless bromance? A playful mockery of traditional supernatural plot devices? Warnings: contains STUPID amounts of fluff and drama
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 32,855 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/13/2012 - Published: 5/24/2012 - Complete
Malus by Solemn Coyote
Garden of Eden, from a leafier perspective.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,342 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/16/2012 - Complete
And Then The Apple by Solemn Coyote reviews
Our new gods will not be so kind.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 788 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/27/2012 - Complete
Lunatic Agent by Michael Panush reviews
The wizards, alchemists and natural philosophers fled from and earth and created a new world-a world of magic-on the moon. Fredrick Frost is an agent-for-hire on this violent and strange world, home to monsters, crime and magic - the Lunatic Kingdom.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 8 - Words: 64,810 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 6/25/2012 - Published: 3/29/2012 - Complete
Little shrines by angels know the rest reviews
Some people build little shrines on the side of the road to rules, miles of scrolls that detail every law to the letter.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 70 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Complete
Before I was born by angels know the rest reviews
my father strung paper stars from my ceiling.
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Family/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 73 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Complete
Horrorwood PI by Michael Panush reviews
Dwight Harrow is a patchwork man, made from corpses by the Nazis during WWII. After breaking free in the war, he becomes an occult detective to the stars in the Freewheeling Fifties, in a haunted Hollywood where ghouls and glamour mix with Crime Noir.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural/Crime - Chapters: 32 - Words: 220,445 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 2/19/2012 - Published: 7/9/2011 - Complete
The Last Library by Lara Bykirk reviews
Three hundred years after a traumatic evacuation from Earth, humans are getting along just fine. Sure, books and music are banned, and most planets are ruled by warring gangs-no big deal. Kurt Ransom, for one, is perfectly happy. Until he meets her.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Adventure - Chapters: 38 - Words: 58,048 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 12/5/2011 - Published: 8/11/2010 - Complete
Ghosts in the Machine by Lykeios Orizontas reviews
Androids are real. Often, they are more human than ourselves. They are expensive and passed down from parent to child for generations. Updating them is cheaper than buying new, but are we sacrificing safety for better artificial servants? Please review!
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Suspense - Chapters: 7 - Words: 9,418 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 10/24/2011 - Published: 11/10/2010
Servitium Fatalis by J.C. Long reviews
A Princess, a Pirate Captain, a Priestess and a Warrior must fight against the machinations of not only an Immortal Emperor, but against those of the things that rule in the spaces between time. The Servitum Fatalis is the last hope of a doomed people.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,268 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/22/2011 - Published: 1/20/2010
Forever by galileogalilei reviews
Eternal life is all well and good, but sometimes letting go is the best thing you can do, even if you are the last one left.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,803 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 10/21/2011 - Complete
Possessed by SaharaLily Nightshade reviews
A murder that ends up in an asylum, followed by suicide. Read... if you dare.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 994 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/2/2011 - Complete
Practical Alchemy by littlewendycat reviews
A prominent alchemist, the lifelike automatons he creates, and his blind, sadistic daughter. Steampunk, rated M for descriptions of violence.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: M - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,718 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/5/2011 - Complete
Copilot by Solemn Coyote reviews
Truckers in space.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: M - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,155 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/27/2010 - Complete
Permafrost by Solemn Coyote reviews
Yeah. Culture's tricky.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,461 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 5/11/2010 - Published: 4/20/2010 - Complete
Prometheus misplaced by Solemn Coyote reviews
Giving the average human time travel is a lot like dropping a small kid in a candy store with explicit orders not to touch anything.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,986 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 5 - Published: 6/15/2009 - Complete
Smoke by littlewendycat reviews
Mimi is a girl who thinks too much. Todd is a boy who doesn't think enough. Their conversation one chilly spring morning in a deserted dormitory courtyard. Rated for sexual themes language
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,695 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/13/2009 - Complete
Faustus: Well, Not Exactly by Solemn Coyote reviews
A harmless little divine comedy about a king, a demon, and the strangeness of afterlives.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 13,684 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/31/2008 - Published: 1/13/2007 - Complete
Third Shift by Maia Jacomus reviews
Inspired by my first job working at WalMart. A humorous satire with freakishly happy coworkers, uniforms that reek, zombies, and soul selling.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,559 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Published: 6/8/2007 - Complete
That Damn Indian and the Ace of Blades by Michael Panush reviews
A Tale of Mayhem and Murder in a Wild West that never was, an alternate reality where the Norse colonly of Vinland was successful and the frontier is still lawless as it ever was. Praise Odin and Pass the Ammunition!
Fiction: Western - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,464 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Published: 4/18/2007 - Complete
I Do Believe In Faeries by Solemn Coyote reviews
This is a story about faeries, but without the usual wings, fluff, and sparkles. In fact, it's downright mundane. Perhaps this is an antifairytale.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,174 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 8 - Updated: 1/12/2007 - Published: 1/8/2007 - Complete
Non Sum Deus by Cyrus Shay reviews
People sell their souls and never actually look at what the actual deal is.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,588 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/18/2005 - Complete
The Last Dolphin by Arhuaine reviews
A sinister twist on Mermaids, and genetic manipulation
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,631 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Published: 11/10/2000
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Isolated System reviews
In an isolated system, entropy can only increase. (Maybe we are the opposite of galaxies.)
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 275 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/7/2015
Snow
"There was once a little man who lived inside a snowglobe, though it had never snowed." Something of a fairy tale, but not quite.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,347 - Published: 10/8/2014 - Complete
When the Vultures Came reviews
They sat on the steps of the back porch, Billy and Virgil, waiting for the vultures to come popping.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,320 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 9/24/2014 - Complete
Give Me Stravinsky reviews
I could never play the violin to save my life.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 421 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 8/30/2014 - Complete
Unicron reviews
Roommate claims unicrons are a surrealist concept. Have performed in-depth studies on the works of Salvador Dali and Rallè and found nothing.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,207 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/13/2014 - Complete