Can you give a soul salvation?Can you give a soul salvation?4 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
In the war with only night
In the shadows fearing light
One gives way to take respite
This the plea, he shall incite.
In the dark, he's lost in fright
Weary of the eternal plight
Singing that solemn lullaby,
Of the stars that have gone by.
Lost forever in the fight
From the danger and fright
Lacking will to neither live nor die
For them to strike he thus invites
Only a love from the days of old
Can stop the darkness taking hold
But his heart has grown so cold,
To decay, his body sold.
Who can offer him salvation?
Through the fear of annihilation?
Driven mad with isolation,
Can you save A souls temptation?
Who can off the love and light,
In the approaching dread of night?
In the coming of the swarm
Who can chase away the swarm?
From his death to his birth
Angels and demons war on earth
For whatever his soul is worth
Save this man from the markers words.
Fanmade: Dead Space LyricsFanmade: Dead Space Lyrics6 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
Twinkle, Twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are.
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
In the deep and darkest place,
In the unknown void of space.
Dying alone without light,
None can see within the night.
Even the comforting star,
Cannot twinkle quite this far.
Not knowing from where they came,
They will find you all the same...
They once lived but now they're dead.
Hollow whispers in your head.
There's no place for you to go,
Death's your fate and this you know.
The black holds what you can't see,
They shall come take hold of thee.
There's no light within this place,
Lost and gone in this Dead Space.
Death, o Death, you can't be far
How I wonder what you are...
Dead Space: Shadows, Preview 1Dead Space: Shadows, Preview 15 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The two Surveyors made their way up to the console. Alexandra made it up first, climbing over the side and making her way to the supervisor. Robert angrily climbed up by himself, visibly upset that Alexandra wasn't there to help him up.
"Good work," the Supervisor said as he looked at the console, "We're getting a clear image. The engineers are currently moving the loader. Altman be praised at their progress. They are just barely ahead of schedule."
Robert got a good look at the screen. Sam Caldwell was currently pulling the loader on the track using his Kinesis Module. The Marker seemed to be glowing slightly brighter as the loader was brought in close.
"This is Cooper to Maxwell. You reading me, surveyors? Over."
Maxwell raised his right arm and punched the button on his comms module. A hologram vidscreen revealed the face of an engineer on the other side.
"This is Max
MetroidxHalo 2 TOM Chapter 6Chapter 6: Second DateMetroidxHalo 2 TOM Chapter 68 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The entrance to the Sanctuary Depths is just past the Fortress Temple courtyard, to the right.
Samus had remembered that area, the Luminoths final defensive position before the Fortress generator. The door on the right wall had been blocked, and when she mentioned it to U-Mos, he had assured her that his people had already cleared away the debris, and that there would be an elevator on the other side which could take her down into the storage area. Descending the lift into the courtyard itself, she recalled the battle that had taken place in this rooms Dark Aether mirror. Taking the designs for their Quad sentry robots to the next level, the Luminoth had begun designing a massive war machine that could help them defend the Fortress. The giant four-legged walker was dubbed Quadraxis, but the Fortress fell to the Ing before Quadraxis could be completed. Not one to ignore such an opportunity, the Ing took Quadraxis back to Dark Aether,
The Five Hundred Worlds of UltramarFive Hundred Worlds of UltramarThe Five Hundred Worlds of Ultramar3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Macragge Konor Prandium Calth Espandor
Iax Quintarn Tarentus Masali Talassar
Parmenio Firestorm Gathis II Newfound Lorin Alpha
Mancora Ithaka Vilamus Honourum Orpheus Prime
Cyclades Epsilon Cyclades Kappa Armato Sabatin
Through the Eyes of Hawk - 1Through the Eyes of Hawk - 15 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Delta Squad remained in the weapons training room even after the others had left, uncomfortable with waiting while there was a mystery waiting to be solved on "Planet StarChild". It was named "StarChild" after it appearing out of no where two months ago. No known inhabitants, parents, environment all seemed native to those who saw it. Out of curiosity (and precaution), the Delta squad was to be sent as an investigation team to gain information on this "unknown rock"... But for now, the team was to wait as instructed by Gabe (a male scientist who assisted in the making of the clones) while he brought out "Their new team member".
Sev (RC-1207) used this wasted time of waiting to his advantage by attacking holographic droids. Scorch (RC-1162) and Fixer (RC-1140) sat on near by crates while the Delta Squad team leader, Boss or 38(RC-1138) paced anxiously.
MetroidxHalo: SITMWY Chapter 1"Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you." Stealers WheelMetroidxHalo: SITMWY Chapter 19 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Chapter 1: Table for Two, Please
Personal Log of Samus Aran: Log File 11700
There are some days when I regret my choice of profession. I've lost count of the vacations and leisure trips that have been interrupted by the call of duty; what good is earning money if you never have the time to spend it? At least it seems the Galactic Federation has finally found a good reason to pull me away from my R&R; a Space Pirate fleet has been spotted traveling through Federation territory. It was hard to miss them; the Pirates had deployed several dozen ships of varying sizes. While this alone was enough to send the Federation into full-on panic mode, the Pirate fleet's behavior is even more disconcerting; it has repeatedly ignored Federation colonies and installations during its exodus. Even the vulnerable, certainly appealing targets have been passed up in favor of their app
hey newton, gravity's flawedi.hey newton, gravity's flawed1 year ago in Free Verse More Like This
starting anew from the flutter
and the sputter of lungs.
a vacant sea filled with feathers
and tumultuous clatter,
ribs in a treacherous pattern
resembling exiting rungs.
i want to wrestle the angels,
your tendency is the ladder.
involved with full indiscretion,
trading lazy for lace.
unspool the curse of the long-
limbs in a languorous flexion
i like the stab of the ankles,
you need the curves intersected.
opting to cull my extents
with trans-dimensional vigor.
spent my dysphoric corrections
on reconnecting lax ends.
lips in a spurious accent
feign a passionate rigor.
i tie myself to the anchor,
you extricate and ascend.
Such a ContradictionI'm just that fat kidSuch a Contradiction3 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Starved of hope.
I'm just that cutter
Reaching for rope.
I'm just that dumb blonde
Reading all night.
I'm just that coward
Bleeding for a fright.
I'm just that child
I'm just that girl
With messy hair.
I'm just that burner
Wanting to be cool.
I'm just that geek
Scared of school.
I'm just that emo
Smiling with glee.
You're just another drone
But you'll never be me.
Poem Noble, ReachNoble, ReachPoem Noble, Reach5 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
unknown by secrecy,
Ready and under high demand.
Six soldiers prepared
And deployed on command.
Now fought on desperate ground
Fear can now be seen.
We cannot back down,
Tis' what it seems,
No solutions found
But one,Noble team.
NO more options
We will have to cope.
With only one solution
These six soldiers, Spartans
Are our last hopes.
One by one they fall
Jorge, Kat, Carter, and Emile.
One by one defeat called.
This fight lost,
This thought, all can feel.
One left to lose,
But not all forgotten.
Now the package delivered
Nothing but surviving
Is the concluding option.
Fought and fought did he,
With no sight of cover,
Firing in all directions so desperately,
This fight is carried on,
But for him, it is all over
These brave minds...
These brave souls....
These humble soldiers,
Named justly, the nobles.
Through their battles waged
We turn the next page
as they are remembered as saviors
So on shall their story be remembered,
On shall their story teach,
Of the the days when S
PoemsStanding on my roofPoems12 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Wind blowing in my hair
All alone was I
Because of my who I'd come to be
Others only stared
Then it began to storm
Salt tears on fresh rain
I fell off my roof
Sure soon to feel more pain
You caught me without harm
Even in the awful beating
Of the thundering rain
All the tourment of lonelyness
And all my inside pain
Your my sheild and Coat of Arms
My flag to show the way
After all the awful things I said
Even closer now you stay
And my heart this Rooftop Storm tonight
Forever will be warmed
By a fire I'll never let fade
The Guidelines Of WarWritten about the firsthand accounts of Navy SEAL Petty Officer First Class Marcus Luttrell during Operation Redwing in Afghanistan on 28 June 2005, showing the uselessness of the Geneva Conventions when the opposing force do not take after the Conventions themselves. Three of the four Navy SEALs on his team were killed in action due to the vote on letting three goat-herders go, instead of killing them, after they were discovered. The choice was based on the fear of the liberal media labeling them as murderers and resulting in imprisonment of four of our finest service-members; the choice got MOH-recipient Michael P. Murphy and Navy Cross recipients Matthew Axelson and Danny Dietz killed. Luttrell was also awarded the Navy Cross for selflessness in the line of combat.The Guidelines Of War5 years ago in Settings More Like This
Here's what's gotta be said.
I am, by no means, exaggerating the nickname for the nickname ("The Rules' Of War") of the Geneva Conventions, that being the fact that the Geneva Conventions are, simply (withou
Halo: More than FictionThere are Halo fans, and then there are Halo fans. There are gamers who preorder the game as soon as such an opportunity is available, spend months patiently awaiting its release, attend the midnight distribution to acquire their copy, and rush home to spend hours blitzing through campaign missions. That's devotion, right? Not even close.Halo: More than Fiction5 years ago in Philosophical More Like This
The Halo franchise has made a hefty impact on culture worldwide, most significantly Western culture, and millions across the globe have experienced the wonder of turning on the Xbox and hearing that timeless, haunting Gregorian melody which precludes the coming joyride. It's only natural that within the fan base there would be people who take the concept of being a "fan" to another level entirely. While many are "Normal mode" fans, these individuals would be best classified as "Legendary," or dare I say "Mythic mode" fans-- those who go above and beyond the call of duty (no pun intended) to express their love for Halo
Dead Space - LaughterA seedy motel on the outskirts of Mars Capita was the last place Isaac ever expected to find himself "living" in - and yet, here he was, a fugitive on the run, groaning as the Martian sunrise hit his face. He shifted in the creaky twin-sized bed, irritated that his long-awaited good night's rest had been so rudely interrupted. Apparently, he thought, even the goddamn sun didn't want anything pleasant to happen to him.Dead Space - Laughter5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Story of my life. He opened his eyes, grimaced, then pulled himself out of bed, his back aching and his limbs still sore from his run on the Sprawl. Then, with a long, pitiful sigh, he stood. If he wasn't going to get to sleep in, he figured, then at least he should go wash his face in some nasty, foul-smelling Martian tap water.
Isaac didn't notice it when he first walked up to the mirror over the sink - only after he had vigorously rubbed the sleep from his eyes did he see a giant penis d
Dead Space: SilenceEllie, where are you?Dead Space: Silence4 years ago in Horror More Like This
They say silence is golden.
But, we humans are not accustomed to true silence, as much as we may be unwilling to admit it.
The hum of a cooling fan. The rush of the tides. The roar of traffic from beyond the apartment's walls. The beating of our hearts. The puff of breaths, chest falling in and out, the creak of leather against a pilot's seat. The buzz of electronics, the roar of the C02 scrubbers. The sound of the stars themselves, twinkling, a manifestation of billion year old light reaching my eyes.
I found comfort in those quiet moments. But I did not know what silence was, I realize that now. True silence steals. It mars, it takes, and leaves nothing but a primal, unexplainable terror.
The fires have been extinguished by Tau Volantis. The baleful moaning of the red-hot shuttle chassis being therm
GravemindIt is a curse I must abide,Gravemind8 years ago in Science Fiction More Like This
Millions of voices screaming inside.
Voices once owned by a father or a son;
Now they all are mine.
Played Jak and Daxter Too Much#1: You forget every swear word youve ever learned and use By the Precursors every chance you get.Played Jak and Daxter Too Much8 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
#2: You compare everyone you meet with a Jak and Daxter character.
#3: You find a small, strange piece of machinery and youre convinced that its a Precursor artifact.
#4: You attempt to build your own Jet Board
#5: And you actually succeed!
#6: You played through Final Fantasy X again just so you can name every Aeon to their corresponding Jak and Daxter character. (Guilty!)
#7: You write fanfiction. (Guilty!)
#8: Youve convinced yourself that Jak is Mar, and you think its perfectly logical that he is his own ancestor.
#9: You have a theme song for every character, no matter how obscure!
#10: You go Oh! Oh! every time one of these theme songs comes on the radio. (Guilty!)
#11: You actually understand the time paradox in Jak II.
#12: Your mother tells you cant fall in love with a fictional character, so you tell her you
Gravemind's RevivalGravemind's RevivalGravemind's Revival4 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
Ecphrasis for halo 3
Child OF MY ENEMY, WHY HAVE YOU COME?
What has happened cannot be undone
For the father's sins, pass to his son.
Now the gate has been unlatched.
Headstones pushed aside.
Corpses shift and offer room.
A fate you must abide.
Behold the fear your mothers could not withstand
Brace for war of terror, blood and flesh and bone
You will fall by my starving hand.
For your father's sins you must atone
Prepare to die.
The ReaperThe ReaperThe Reaper8 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Forget what you think you might have known.
Because those thoughts I cannot condone.
What I am and what I'm not.
Life and Death my every thought.
For those who live.
This is the gift I give.
Cut your strings and make you lifeless.
The look on your face will be quite timeless.
Just sit back and enjoy the ride.
For the world has yet to know that you've died.
Because, you see, the clocks of death have no numbers.
Where time goes one often wonders.
And now it seems I must be on my way.
For yet again it is time to slay.
But young child do not fret and fight.
For death has come upon you quickly this night.
.:Death Was In Love With Her:.She knew she was wrong.:Death Was In Love With Her:.4 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Right from the start
She'd smell all the roses
Before she broke her own heart
Away she would go
Into the unknown
With no turning back
and no light being shown
Losing your mind
Sorry you're ashamed
Never should've been you
Who was blamed
Roses are dead forever
Because she couldn't return
Back to the world
She decided to burn
Intro to PropmakingIntro to Propmaking4 years ago in Reviews & Guides More Like This
FX School of Hard Knocks: Intro to the world of Propmaking.
OK a lot of nice people have written to me saying they want to learn how to do what I do and was wondering if I can share some secrets over NOTEs.
I don't want to seem like I'm blowing off you guys who are noobs to the Prop making but there are a few things you need to know before you waste money and time to find out this is not what you had in mind. So this is me giving you a basic picture of what it is like - in words.
First thing you guys need to know is "Prop Making" deals with making REAL LIFE PHYSICAL PROPS THAT ARE MADE WITH CHEMICALS AND A LOT OF MONEY COSTING MATERIALS THAT COULD BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH. We make Real Things that can be seen and touched. We are not making drawings or concept art or some imaginary thing. So anything that is physical will need a lot of production time, creative skill, mental energy and a Whole Lotta materials!
Materials cost money:
- If you want to get into prop making, yo
Love poemIf candy was loveLove poem6 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I'd give you so much
That you would be
The fattest person in the world.
I'll protect youNeji couldn't sleep. Tomorrow was a big day. The entire village would be headed for war in the morning. They had been headed towards this war for months, years, generations even. But tomorrow was the big day when all active shinobi would grab their gear and head towards the final battle field.I'll protect you2 years ago in Drama More Like This
Turning his head on the soft white pillow below his splayed out hair, Neji's eyes darted towards the far off wall clock. It was early. Only a quarter past midnight. He still had a little under five hours before it would be time to head out. He turned his head back to face the ceiling, closing his eyes in an attempt to will himself to sleep. This would be the last night he would get to sleep in a comfortable bed, with a soft pillow under him, and warm blanket to cover him.
The last night.
Neji's mind lingered on that thought. This could be the last night for a lot of things. The last night he would be in his bed. The last night he would be in the Hyuga compound. The last night he would be in the v
The Beginning Neji X Tenten I can't believe this day is finally here thought Tenten.The Beginning Neji X Tenten4 years ago in Romance More Like This
Tenten slowly walked towards the Academy that day. Her Genin exam had been simple enough. All she had to do was show Iruka-sensei a few simple techniques that she had mastered weeks before the exam. She thought that she would have been at least a little excited for today. It was something all her friends had been looking forward to. It was the day they announced the team rosters.
"Hurry Tenten! You're gonna be late!!!" Tenten looked up to see a few of the girls from her class running ahead of her. After waving half-heartedly to them, she looked back down. All she did was silently look at her feet as she walked. Her feet walked the familiar path to the Academy with ease. Why am I so nervous?, she thought. I should be excited like all my other friends. But Tenten just sighed. She knew that she wasn't close to anyone in her class. She was sure to be the outcast in any group she was put into.