The Wind Boy 10You know? Mom’s life kind of sucked. I mean, basically she gave up her life with her family and friends to be with Dad. Her parents just assumed she’d run off and gotten pregnant, and were satisfied to “put her away in the country.” Once, my mom’s own mother came to visit. I hid in the shadows of the rafters and watched, not invisible like most wind spirits could be, but translucent. I didn’t trust her family. I never have.
Mom just kept scouring the pots and pans as her mother twisted her mousy, graying braid, her tired eyes twitching as she invited her daughter home.
Mom declined. I didn’t blame her.
Foreigner, Chapter OneForeignerForeigner, Chapter One7 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Part One: The Capture
Captain Shi Liang winced. He hated that hissing sound the one that sizzled into the air at the Fire Nation soldiers every footstep in this icy tundra. Hed been hearing a lot of it lately, and it bothered him more with every village he and his men would raid.
He surveyed the landscape around him mostly flat plains and iced-over water, except for a few hills infested with penguins, to the east. All of it was completely covered in snow, up to two feet in some places, and yet it still fell thick and fast all around them.
Liang sighed. It all felt so dreary compared to the beauty of his Fire Nation home in the Palace City. The predawn light only contributed to the dull effec
Foreigner, Chapter TwoForeignerForeigner, Chapter Two7 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The stagnant air of the ships below-deck infirmary brushed against Kataras warm skin, feeling odd. Still struggling to stay asleep, the two-year-old merely scowled with her closed eyes and rolled over. But something felt uncomfortably different something felt open. Not like the cocoon of warmth Her Mama would place her in every night, the little sleeping bag lined with polar seal-bear fur. The air was touching her, moving and giving her goose-toad bumps.
Katara opened her eyes, blinking away the gunk that had gathered in their corners. Finding herself in the dank, steel hold, she jumped a little and felt startled tears begin to prick. The fear threatened to overflow, until she caught sight of the man. A strange man in funny clothes, who slept in a nearby chair. Forgetting her te
On Marth -TCE+AtA spoilers-Disclaimer: I had been developing this before ch 15 ever happened, and it's actually not intended as some kind of "explanation" for the events therein. This is about Marth, specifically, what's going on inside Marth's mind in TCE and why and how he acted the way he did. Some people mentioned it helped them understand AtA 15 better - that was actually unintentional. Chrissy and I agree that the story itself will make things clear about things in AtA 15, so we're not even going to try. ^___^ lol, I didn't even think about it having to do with ch 15 like that or helping people understand until they commented!On Marth -TCE+AtA spoilers-7 years ago in Academic Essays More Like This
Disclaimer 2: NONE of this, save what I say specifically about the revamp, is an "inside scoop" because I'm Jr. Co-Author. Almost all of this is actually what my thought process was the first read-through, and all of the evidence is found in the text. I didn't get "help" with this, it's all just what is in the story itself.
On to the essay!
Part One - Analyzing Marth Throughou
Foreigner, Chapter FourForeignerForeigner, Chapter Four7 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Normally, Sokka would eat anything. And by anything, he meant anything. The four-year-old had been known to find snacks in the most disgusting though admittedly creative places: soap scum from the sponge bath bucket, soot mixed with snow at the bottom of the fire pit, and the occasional frozen worm found in his daily mud-and-snow-frolicking topped the list. Still, he eyed this particular cup of water with unease.
Sokka knew for a fact that he had used this very cup to shovel a hole in the mud the day before. Yet his father had merely filled it with water and served it to Sokka without washing at all, or checking to see if it had been washed. He suspected it had to do with the blank spaces. Sokka had noticed them, too.
The first bl
Among the Ashes Chapter 16Among the Ashes Chapter 167 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Among the Ashes
Now that it's all said and done,
I can't believe you were the one
To build me up and tear me down,
Like an old abandoned house
What you said when you left
Just left me cold and out of breath
I fell too far, was in way too deep
Guess I let you get the best of me
Well, I never saw it coming
I should've started running
A long, long time ago.
And I never thought I'd doubt you,
I'm better off without you
More than you know
I'm slowly getting closure
I guess it's really over
I'm finally getting better
And now I'm picking up the pieces
I'm spending all of these years
Putting my heart back together
'Cause the day I thought I'd never get through,
I got over you
~Daughtry Over You
Wind and rain pounded every inch of Links body as he hurtled into the depths of the canyon. More vicious than any bloodthirsty monster, the wind turned its wrath on Link, intent on his destruction. Link tried to draw his arms in, but the force flung his limbs outwar
Among the Ashes Chapter 40Among the Ashes Chapter 406 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
Among the Ashes
Zelda kept her eyes ahead, watching as Tren rose up over the hills. The company following the small, dusty path intersected with a wide, trampled dirt road that wound its way past a few scattered farms. The road gradually turned west, leading them into the heart of the city.
Eponas gait shifted beneath Zelda, growing bumpier as the dirt road changed to cobbled stone beneath their feet, and the city quickly closed in around them. Zelda twisted in the saddle, searching the tightly packed streets with interest.
While Link kept his eyes fixed ahead, seemingly unimpressed, Zelda couldnt take it in fast enough. Hyrule Market, even at the height of its existence, could not compete with this thriving city by the sea.
The tightly-packed street stretched out ahead of them, lined on both sides with businesses, taverns, a blacksmith, a livery stable, and shops selling every good imaginable. Zelda just stared, almost breathless at the sight.
Meditations on Cinderella 1CHARMINGMeditations on Cinderella 15 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
I have a question. One I'm not sure how to ask.
Do girls want to be followed?
Wait. Let me ask that again.
When a girl runs - leaves, who knows why, after the boy had been thinking that for once, things were going right, for once, everything was falling into place...is it cause she wants to go? Or cause she wants you to chase after her? Or both? Does she even know what she wants?
At midnight, the minute hand joined the hour hand at the large numeral twelve, high above us on the courtyard's grand clock tower.
I followed her through the ballroom, not caring if we caused a scene, not caring about looking like a fool, not caring about anything, really, except that the girl I loved was running as if her heart were breaking, and I didn't know why. I only knew that, whatever it was, I wanted to mend it.
But she disappeared into the forests beyond the gate. Days have passed...weeks...it's been a month that I've been searching for her. Still, I hav