Iron Artist SequelDr. Kagawa rubbed his eyes before staring at the piles of paper in front of him. It was all the scientist had left to try to solve the problem. The enhancement chip was a disaster; it had put him out of a job and disgraced him. Now, he had almost nothing, no place would hire him and all his assets had been lost. Part of him wondered why he even continued to look for a solution.Iron Artist Sequel8 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Then he remembered the girl, the look that had been frozen on her face. He remembered Lan and his expression, the expressions of all of her friends and her family. It tore Kagawa up to see, and it drove it to look over the data again, even though he had no job and no money, and even though a team had been established to try to figure out a cure, he could never stop looking until the girl was flesh and blood again.
He must have scoured every inch of the code hundreds of times over the months that had elapsed since the incident. There was
Nightmare ZeroNightmare Zero4 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Zero Nightmare That bastard copy, pretending to be the real Zero. It keeps trying to convince me it's the real Zero, and each time I attack, it just dodges out of the way The thing has been following me around, almost protectively, since we defeated Sigma, and something about it just won't stop bothering me That thing took Zero's place in the space shuttle, and destroyed Eurasia. When it returned, though, I tried to fight it, but I wound up unconscious. It told me that when Sigma tried to kill me, it had jumped in the way and fought back, scaring him off.
The first time I met it, it was at Commander Yammark's base. I remember it clearly.
"Who are you? I won't let anybody stop me." I yelled as a strange figure came into view, standing in a relaxed position.
"It's me, X. Don't you recognize me?" the being replied, feigning shock exactly as Zero often did.
" I know. You're just a cheesy fake. What do you want? What's in your head?"
" X I've been looking
Blood and Thunder: HealingBlood and Thunder: Healing5 years ago in Romance More Like This
Blood so much blood it was dripping off the sides of the bed, the sheets were beyond ruined, and Anders couldn't have cared less.
What he did care about was the tiny woman in the center of the bed, stretched out but still seeming smaller than ever. She wasn't supposed to look like this she was supposed to be tall, strong, stubborn
Now she lay in the bed, mewling kitten like noises in pain as the blood dripped onto the floor, and there was nothing more that could be done.
Anders couldn't take it anymore, falling to his knees beside the bed as he gripped her hand, "Maeve " It was a half choked sob, "You can't leave me not like this you foolish woman." And indeed she was foolish, taking on the Arishok like that.
Footsteps sounded outside the bedroom door, Anders' greeting turning into a feral hiss as he saw it was the pirate.
"Now Anders "
"Shut the hell up." He snarled, standing and reaching for his staff, "Get out "
Forgive and Forget - Chpt 1Forgive and Forget - Chpt 15 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Title: Forgive and Forget - Chpt 1
Author:Claire Woolland (Fyrefly12)
Game: Dragon Age 2
Characters/pairing: Varric, Anders, Isabella, Fenris & Nasara Hawke
Disclaimer: All setting and Characters belong to Bioware! (Except my Hawke!)
She hated him. Hated him!
He was a jerk. No, a bastard. No! A son of a bitch with a bastard ass hole father! The more she thought about him, the most she wanted to scream.
Dick, dick, dick!
"AHHH!" Her fingers errupted into flames. Without a second thought she sent a molten fireball at the wall, shattering the window.
As tiny pieces of clay fell from the now marred wall, she knew she had to calm down. Standing perfectly still in the middle of her fire lit room, Nas tried to breathe. Air came slowly at first; her body was so stiff from tension that it felt like her lungs had clenched.
Small little gulps of air started to cool her from the inside, and she felt her muscles starting to loosen one by one. Forget him... her mind cooed to her
Warden Tales: Female-nessSarah was getting tired of walkingWarden Tales: Female-ness4 years ago in Romance More Like This
All her life down in Orzammar, Sarah had never done this much walking and she'd led troops into the Deep Roads
She glanced up at Alistair, having to stifle a laugh. The look on his face was intense, as if he was solely focused on putting one foot in front of the other.
Alistair was really only thinking about his earlier conversation with their rogue companion. It had been last night, while his fellow Warden had slept
"So you're female, Leliana, right?"
He knew it was the wrong way to word the question the second he saw her face
Her blue eyes widened, "I am? That's news when did that happen?"
He groaned, "I just wanted some advice what do I do if if I think a woman is special and-"
The former chantry sister was instantly alert, "You want to woo her?" she smirked, "Here's a good tip you shouldn't question her about her female-ness."
He rolled his eyes, "Alright, yes good point."
You Are DEAD: AfterwordYou Are DEAD: Afterword5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Sometimes love is all that makes you cling to your life!
"Are you feeling alright, Ma`Venan?" Asked Merrill as they were making their way back to the city, young elf came alongside Jason holding his arm and as she thought offering additional support to her lover.
Aveline and Varric left to Kirkwall first: the Guard Captain was needed back in the keep to attend to matters regarding this entire show, and Varric well after exchanging few sights with Hawke he suddenly remembered one VERY urgent thing to do With such "making lie look truthful" skill Tetras could convince a person of being pregnant regardless of gender!
Merrill naturally didn`t suspect anything and that was enough for him, Varric might not show that publicly, but Hawke knew he was happy to see them together!
So they were alone now, just Jason and the woman he loved. As they were going alongside the sandy road together, feeling cool evening breeze, Hawke gently hugged slim elven girl. Her hand
Hold on...Hold on...5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Deep roads: legendary tunnels connecting ancient Dwarven Thaigs, once vital and critical paths for a mighty empire but now just a home to numerous darkspawn and even more foul creatures that lurked beneath the bones of the earth.
The dim, ghost-like lights of lyrium and some small phosphorescent plants peeking up from the rock crevasses left and right was depressing, and stagnant air that had not been moved for centuries by a wisp of wind prickled both throat and lungs with a harsh, cloying pressure that made every breath torture.
Valena Hawke took out her water bag and took one faint sip, it was the last pure water she had, any liquids here could be corrupted with the darkspawn taint it was too dangerous to drink
As the thin stream made its way down her throat Valena felt great relief. Even her magic could not help her here, so she went forward. Pace by pace to the surface, to her home, to mother
"Mother " she whispered and closed her eyes hoping o
Nyo!AmericaXMale!Reader Saving the Slave Chapter 4Nyo!AmericaXMale!Reader Saving the Slave Chapter 42 years ago in Romance More Like This
Amelia stopped mumbling to herself after a while and finally decided hesitantly to go to sleep. She didn’t know how long she was actually asleep before she was woken up by strange sounds coming from outside the bedroom window.
The noises instantly shook Amelia from her slumber and she turned over in bed to see outside the window at what could be making all that noise. She sat up from the bed slightly, catching a glimpse of three shadow figures standing outside the window. The figures were trying to unlock the window from outside to get inside the house.
Amelia gasped and tried to sneak out of the bed as quietly as she could so she could run to (Name) and tell him about the men outside the window. She got up a little too late, for the men had already unlocked the window and were starting to climb into the room. Amelia got a good look at the men’s faces. They all belonged to her previous captors that (Name) had saved her from not too long ago. How had they escaped from prison
Spectre vs SpectreSpectre vs Spectre5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Duel of Spectres
Favorite weapon: X-15e Vindicator, Assault Rifle
Back Ground: Earth-born, sole survival
"Your greatest strength without morality is your main weakness! You may receive everything you desire - but be ready to lose everything you admire in return!"
Hotel Asure, Illum. Shadow Broker quest, battle with Vazir.
Jaina Shepard was always strong, capable, tough she simply had no choice: in her youth on streets of Earth, where no one was to take care of her only her wits and her Biotics kept her alive. Bullies feared her - hated her: even the strongest grunts could never match this tiny fragile girl - not with such power at her command!
Her Biotics revealed themselves at age of 12, and this immediately messed the whole situation on the streets of her district: the ones who poked her all the time now avoided and funked her, the ones who despised her now smarm before her... the ones who were her friends now feared her...
Warden Tales: Tears of a MageHer skin was stained; she couldn't wash it off the sight of her sanguine flesh made her sickWarden Tales: Tears of a Mage4 years ago in Romance More Like This
Sonya Amell scrubbed and scrubbed but it wasn't coming off, her efforts only causing more blood to run through her fingers as she rubbed her skin raw.
"Maker help me " She whimpered.
"Hey hey Sonya, whoah Sonya, come here " Her slim, bony frame was lifted and pulled away from the water.
"They're all dead " She wailed, wrapping her arms around Alistair's shoulders and burying her face in his neck, "All of them "
"Ssshhh .I'm here it's okay you did what you could."
"No I wasn't there Alistair, I wasn't there!"
"Ssshhh, here " Her fellow Warden didn't try to reassure her, didn't fight her on it all he did was pull her closer, sitting down and humming in her ear as he massaged her back, offering the only comfort he could and for that Sonya was grateful.
She had spent her whole life in that tower had made many friends who ne
A BirthdayA Birthday5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Happy Birthday, Shepard!
Favorite weapon: X-15e Vindicator, Assault Rifle
Back Ground: Earth-born, sole survival
"The gift itself is not valuable the attention is!" - Russian say.
Jaina Shepard came aboard in very bad mood! She just returned from another pointless and useless meeting with the Council Three hours three and they never got anywhere!
"Your damn brains are just a myth!' Jaina gasped, feeling an sharp necessity of blowing someone`s head up with Warp! 'So now I`m a psycho to boot! BRILLIANT!"
Even wearing her best black dress Shepard was not pretty-looking at the moment: exhausted, grim, tired and most of all angry!
"Oh, if anyone knew how much do I HATE heels!" She stumbled at another metallic stair grasping a cold holder not to fall.
"Damn it!" Shepard sighed recovering her balance and streching black silk dress, "This damn outfit will be the death of me!" (another heavy sigh)
FFW Saber - desc and statsSaber GaladrielFFW Saber - desc and stats7 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Galadriel is the bastard child of Lancelot of the Lake and Elaine of Carbonek. Her mother used magic to assume the form of Guinevere and seduced Lancelot. Galadriel was named after the childhood name of her father, Galahad. She was sent to be cared for by her great aunt, who was the abbess at a nunnery, after she was born. Upon reaching adulthood she left the nunnery in order to pursue knighthood and follow in her fathers footsteps. She took on the name of Galahad and hid her identity by cutting her hair short, and when she met her father and demonstrated her skill, he knighted her. Once she reached Camelot it was revealed that Sir Galahad was destined to find the Holy Grail. She set out on this quest with two other knights and actually obtained the Grail, after which she was lifted into Heaven with the Grail, leaving the two knights behind. It is most likely due to this reason that the Fuyuki Grail was created and the Holy Grail Wars started. Galadr
Megamon chap 1Megamon chap 19 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Chapter 1: Confusion
A pair of liquid black eyes reluctantly opened. The immediately snapped shut again after contact with the bright light, then inched open once more. The creature moaned. He felt drained, exhausted, and confused. He lay upon thick grass, and as he lifted his head, he could see a lake in front of him.
Okay, this is wrong... he thought, watching as a breeze stirred the surface of the water and shifting the position of a lone cloud overhead. A shout from behind caused him to jump.
"Hey, MegaMan!" The voice called.
He looked around. A brunette boy with chocolate colored eyes and a blue bandana tied round his head stood there. "I'm right here." He said smiling.
"Lan! Lan, thank goodness! Something weird is going on. It looks like the human world, and there's no di
FFW Lancer - desc and statsLancer Vlad TepesFFW Lancer - desc and stats7 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Better known as Vlad III the Impaler, or even better as Dracula, Vlad Tepes was a prince of a province in Romania when he was alive. He was known as the Impaler because he punished his enemies and breakers of the law by impaling their heads on wooden pikes that he placed outside his castle. He was actually a well-liked prince by the people, even though they feared him a little. Even so he was eventually betrayed by some of closer guardians and advisors and was killed. It is said that he made a deal with the Devil to come back the world, doomed to wander without a soul or true life forever. Vlad has long black hair and black eyes, and he dresses like a Romanian nobleman in blood-red clothing.
Independent Action Rank: A+
This is the capacity of Servants to subsist without a Master. Vlad does not require mana to be supplied to him by his Master to preserve his existence on th
A Hero's Promise - Chapter 9~ Chapter Nine : The Story of Project ShadowA Hero's Promise - Chapter 95 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
"Ugh! Black Doom, stop this!" came Shadow's pained shout as the leader tortured his mind.
"I gave you a warning and you disobeyed me. Accept your punishment." Shadow glared at Black Doom in pure hate. The alien was playing on his memories and he grew tired of it. Threatening him into submission was going too far. Shadow struggled to pull free of Black Doom's control. Black Doom frowned a little at his defiance but a smug grin took its place when Shadow gasped in pain as the same agonizing memory repeated itself for the fifth time without any mercy. His arms quivered a little, unable to take the pain any longer.
All I have to do is wake up... then it will be over.
"Shadow, this isn't over yet... Soon, we will meet you again and you and those fools will be at my mercy." Shadow was never more relieved to see Black Doom disappear as he regained consciousness.
The white pillow nearly was strangled by the death grasp of the Ultimate Lifeform. Rele
FFW Archer - desc and statsArcher ArjunFFW Archer - desc and stats7 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Arjun is a heroic spirit from India called The Peerless Archer. He is the son of Indra, god of devas, and a mortal woman. He was once asked what his ten names were to prove his identity. Along with Arjun, he was called Phalgun, Jishnu, Kiriti, Shwethavahana, Vibhatsu, Vijaya, Parth, Savyasachi, and Dhananjaya. His friend and brother-in-law was Sri Krishna, and he spoke to the god Shiva before going to war against some of his family members. He was known to be very loyal, trustworthy, well-rounded, well-built, and well-liked. He is a young Indian man with silver eyes and black hair. He wears pure, white pants and a colorful vest.
Clairvoyance Rank: B
Arjun once saw a creature that was feeding in the dark as well as though it were light. He then realized that if he trained his eyes in the dark he would become much better at archery, and for this he was given the name Gudakesha. H
A Soul Eater Christmas!p.t1 introduction~A Soul Eater Christmas!p.t1 introduction~3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Excuse me!Sorry.Coming through!"You say as you run through the halls of the DWMA.You were carrying three big boxes filled with Christmas decorations that were heavy and they covered your face so you couldn't see where you were going.You manage to get to the stairs and walk up them slowly.You get to the top of the stairs but trip and drop all of your boxes which tumbled back down the stairs.You watch in frustration as all the decorations spill out onto the floor at the end of the stairs and you chase after them."No,no,no,no,No!"you say.You tumble down the stairs after the boxes and land on your face.You sit up and crawl around on your knees over to the decorations.After all the decorations are in their boxes you notice a bulb roll away from you."Hey come back here!"you call after it.You crawl after it and it finally stops rolling after it hits somebody's foot.You grab the bulb and sit back on your knees."Gotcha!"
"_____ are you okay?"You look up and see Crona standing in front of
Begin Intermission 1==> Begin Intermission oneBegin Intermission 13 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
He must be dreaming. This pure darkness could not exist outside of the mind. It was absolute, the purest darkness you could imagine. But he was still there, suspended in it, the only thing that seemed to exist in this blackness, his purple clothing almost like a beacon, but it couldn’t pierce the veil of shadows.
Something moved in the dark. It was barely there, but it still was there, somehow a darker shadow then the pitch around it, as if it was made of the darkness. He watched it with his blue eyes beneath his red hair, and he saw it again. The shape couldn’t be seen, but it was definitely there, moving like a fish through the nothingness. And from the darkness it spoke:
Greetings. It has been some time since we have last spoke.
Come to terrify me in my sleep again? You know that hasn’t worked since I was a child.
No, today we have other plans. Today we have made plans to speak about business.
Business? What business do you have with me?
M.H.X Ch.7 Xajenn's Fate and RecoveryM.H.X Ch.7 Xajenn's Fate and Recovery3 years ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
"Here I go~!" Yelled a young voice from above. Kunoski looked at the body that had grabbed his leg. "I..it's a DOLL?!" He stated in shock,only to take an aerial Donkey kick to the face.
"Hello everyone~!" Said a rather optimistic sounding Xajenn. She was wearing a short red dress,and her hair was tied back with a white bow. Her hair was black and her eyes glowed cat-eye green.
Kunoski recovered from the kick to the face. "X..xajenn?" He asked,cocking his head in confusion at this sudden mood whiplash. She had went from hell bent on killing him and Blues,to a bloodthirsty monster to...a Hyper active girl that looked to be no older then five!
She put her left hand on her hips while wagging the other one as she shook her head. "No,no~ I'm Reaper~!" She smiled,no ill intentions at all from this gesture. "You all think I'm so evil...Because I'm insane. I'm only insane because of Wolf's greatest sin. Wolf is my twin sister,but I died in mommy's womb. She ate me."
"SHE WHAT?!" yelled Fefnir.
Aislinn Hayes - desc and statsAislinn HayesAislinn Hayes - desc and stats7 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Aislinn is the granddaughter of Bazett Fraga McRemitz, the original Master of Lancer in the last war, and as such she is from Ireland. Because her grandmother did not participate in the last war for longer than four days, she is determined to win the war and earn her family fame and respect. Aislinn is twenty-two years old and has short green hair and mischievous green eyes. She has a wild and outlandish personality that stems from her warrior-like fighting style.
Rune Magic Rank: B+
Aislinn is a very skilled magician with prowess in the field of Irelands ancient rune magic. Sometimes labeled as the warriors magic, rune magic was used by most of Irelands heroes in battles against monsters to improve their martial fighting ability.
Aislinn carries an enchanted claymore with her to battle. On the blade are carved magic runes of power that bring this weapons effectiveness to a B
Ch.10: Cow BellCh.10: Cow Bell.Ch.10: Cow Bell4 years ago in Comedy More Like This
Sakuma sighed again, Krystal looked over at him she was reading a book in the library, his back was facing her. He's been sighing for the past hour and she kept hearing a ringing sound. Krystal stood up and walked over to him.
Krystal: Are you ok-why are you wearing a bow bell?
Sakuma grabs it and rings it, as always he had an impassive expression.
Sakuma: Christina put it on me telling me that I was too quiet.
Krystal sighed and smiled; she couldn't blame Christina for doing that he was awfully quiet and scared everyone.
Anna: Why's Sakuma wearing a cow bell?
Sakuma and Krystal looked up and saw Anna and Setsuko walking towards them.
Setsuko: Did you scare her again, Sakuma?
Sakuma: I didn't mean to but she's so violent.
Sakuma cupped his chin and the palm of his hand and closed his right eye and looked at them.
Setsuko: Where is Christina anyways?
Sakuma: Last I saw her she was being dragged off by Sakura who had a gleam in her eye I adv
4 of the same kind4 prople stuggle to survive4 of the same kind9 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
4 people seek what they lost and who they are
Seeking a past that slips through your fingers and is lost in the shadows
Seeking a purpose for a life born in confusion and corroption
Seeking what is missing for a heart that once knew
4 of different worlds but similar lives
Sacraficing your life to protect thoughs in need
Defending a world that was your own
Still seeking and watching for a purpose by the light of the moon
Seeking power for a life that is lost and empty inside
FLG Assassin - desc and statsAssassin Grace OMalleyFLG Assassin - desc and stats7 years ago in Fantasy More Like This
Grace OMalley (Grainne Ni Mhaille), also known as the Sea Queen of Connaught, was a legendary Irish pirate that fought in the Nine Years War against England. She was married twice and had four children, and even though she was usually away from home she still kept good relations with most of them. Her oldest son was killed by Sir Richard Bingham, Governor of Connaught, who then took over his estates. Later Bingham also captured her other two sons and held them for ransom against OMalleys pirating. OMalley met with Queen Elizabeth I to negotiate their release, and while her sons were released, other demands she made were not met and in response she began supporting Irish rebellions against the English for the rest of her life. The heroic spirit of Grace OMalley seems to be in her late twenties with short-cropped reddish-brown hair and blue-green eyes.
Sacrifices Claimed by VictorySacrifices Claimed by Victory4 years ago in Drama More Like This
Tear drops splatter on the ground like rain. There is nothing left for the universe to see, to show that we were ever here.
You said that you would show me the way, that you would protect my heart, but then you turned aside when I stumbled. Turned aside and left me to die. I didn't die, I survived to conquer the Republic that had meant more to you than me. I crushed your illusions, destroyed everything you loved. Anything to make you feel the pain you have put me through. A million miles and one lost soul later, you return for me.
"Why now?" I scream my anger, oh, how it has grown in these years! I cannot control my darkness, I can only curse you for sending me here. "Why care now? You left me alone when I stumbled; why didn't you stay to keep me from falling?"
I ignite my saber and swing with all my strength. You barely block in time. Across the land, across the years we fight; every accusation as deadly as the blade I hold in my hands. Like dancers, our feet seem not