Oct. 30th, 2019


[info]yuuo

Project Dryer Lint by Yuuo




There was once a writer.

This writer has had a hard year. Last year, she was widowed at the entirely too young age of thirty-four. Then a long-time friend died young of complications of diabetes. Then her aunt, the only member of her extended family worth keeping in touch with, died, leaving her wheelchair-bound daughter to get sick from lack of care. Then the writer's nurse-cat was diagnosed with kidney issues on what would've been her partner's birthday. She stopped being able to afford food for the entire month for herself to keep up with her nurse-cat's treatments.

Then there was an expensive move and crossed-wire shenanigans borne of incompetency with her insurance that made her too sick from anxiety over the lapse and the costs of it to eat most of that month anyway.

It really was a miracle she was able to write the year before; a miracle that didn't seem like it was going to happen this year.

It's a question of this really counts as 'happening' this year, since her project is "whatever dryer lint that floats around my thoughts that I can make my brain fight against broken neurochemical balances to actually move my fingers to put it down."

And thus, Project Dryer Lint was born.

(No, seriously, this is the best I can hope for.)

Daily Postings
I am not sure how to handle this when most of that word count was in RP tags, so uh. I guess I link to the threads most of the tags were in?

The Time Lord Returns
Note: I play Mooj Starfury (time_guru), Clint Barton (widow_hawk), the Lady of Lincoln (oh_gods), and Jadelyne Summers (mind_on_fire).


Loki Gets Conscripted To Teach A Fae Prince
Note: I play Thor Odinson (of_asgard), Benjamin Summers (ductape_master), Loki Laufeyson (sky_traveler), Jadelyne Summers (mind_on_fire), and Samantha Summers (mama_rattler).


The Slayers Crew Meets High Tech
Note: I play Morkoth Kras Nar'ik (fathershadow), and Jade Starfury (xi_tauri).


The Organic Angel Tithes In Heart Attacks
Note: I play Alexial (overcrowded), and Ed Elric/Gatekeeper & Al Elric/Keymaster (gatemaster).


Looping In The Odd Family
Note: I play Marie Summers (buddha_for_mary), and Samantha Summers (mama_rattler).


Project Dryer Lint Non-RP Writing



Final Word Count: 17,279 (I did worse this year than last year, and I was including RP tags. Damn this year to hell. ;_;)

Number Of Chapters Finished: Erm. Chapters? :D?;;;;

Finished? I made it to the end of the month, does that count?

Nov. 14th, 2018


[info]yuuo

Spiderwebs Of Dreams by Yuuo



Edward Elric is trapped under his family's fussiness, something at once touching and wearisome. They're being so obnoxious about it that his aunt and uncle made peace with Envy so they could all three join the youngest Elric brother and their honorary sister in keeping vigil over him, dooming him to being stuck on the oversized couch bed in the living room of the brothers' side of the duplex they share with their father and adopted aunt and uncle in Queen, NYC.

Honestly, people, just because that transmutation accidentally killed him didn't mean he wasn't just fine. The Gate kept him from truly dying, he had a deal that they needed to start trusting, and now all he feels is tired and like a bruise, this sort of imprisonment is hardly necessary.

But that transmutation had another effect besides Edward's brief encounter with death, the energy of it vibrating along the thread that connects the Gate to the abyss, a piece of the Gate's power that sectioned away during the breaking of Order and Chaos; a vibration that attracts the attention of the abyss given form, Dreams Made Flesh.

Jaenelle Angelline's appearance in the living room puts most of Edward's family on the defensive over their long-suffering charge, but both Edward and Alphonse talk them down; they could do nothing against the woman who stood in their living room, asking them for help.

A help she desperately needs; because while Witch can harness the power of the abyss, necessary to break the power of the Blood that have tainted the Old Ways, Jaenelle's flesh would be burned up in the process. But that thread's vibration sang of someone who survived channeling a deeper and darker power, and that may just be the help she needs.

So Witch sought the Gatemaster, the abyss and the Gate reuniting for the first time in millennia.

Edward agrees to go to the realm of the Blood, and after Alphonse puts his foot down on everyone else's that their protests are heard and overruled, the family packs up to accompany the boys to the troubled world. They may be thwarted in keeping Edward banished to bed rest, but their irritating fussiness refuses to let either him or Alphonse do anything with the Gate without them there. Envy's even willing to tolerate Hohenheim's presence, if that's what it takes to keep the brothers who fought to give him a family again safe.

Because while it may have been the Gatemaster that Witch sought out, it was their Superman and his Kryptonite that was answering the call for help, and their family's foundation rested on the superhero and his strongest weakness. For their own survival, they have to protect the boys from the rain.

Daily Postings
Fine, erratic postings.

Chapter 1: Stand The Heroes (11/14/18) (Written before novel was officially declared for NaNo, but well after the first)
Chapter 2: The House Is Spinning (11/21/18)
Chapter 3: Cast Me Gently Into Morning (11/26/18)



Final Word Count: 31,059

Number Of Chapters Finished: Three

Finished? Are you kidding me?

Oct. 29th, 2017


[info]yuuo

Stalemate - By Yuuo



As Princess Zelda grows, King Rhoam sees a need for her to have her own guard, a special knight to guard and defend her while she focuses on her studies, on awakening the sealing power within her. His captain of the elite royal guard suggests his son, a young man only a year older than the princess, by the name of Link. He's already skilled with the blade, and showed a level of devotion the captain had rarely seen even in his own men when the boy's sister was sick not but a year before.

Deciding that the two would make a good match, Zelda needing a companion to the various places of worship she would have to pilgrim to in her studies, and Link needing someone to ground him, Rhoam agrees to assign Link to his daughter.

At first, the young teenagers are reluctant to warm up to each other, sticking to their roles and nothing more. But what starts as a working relationship warms to a friendship, and blossoms into a secret romance, that quite frankly, Rhoam approves of.

Then the prophecy of Calamity Ganon's imminent return makes Zelda's studies all the more important, and Link's steadfastness becomes the only thing that keeps her from going crazy at her own failures. It soon becomes obvious that Link was meant to be the Hylian Champion in the upcoming battle, and claims the Master Sword to protect his princess with.

But while his mastery of the Sword grows, her powers remain locked away, and failure after failure drives a wedge between the two hearts.

And it has devastating effects.

Daily Postings
Fine, erratic postings.

Chapter 1: Untitled (11/17/17)
Chapter 2: Untitled (11/17/17)
Chapter 3: Untitled (11/27/17)
Chapter 4: Untitled (12/01/17) (Posted in two parts, because holy shit it got long)
Chapter 5: Untitled (Incomplete, posted waaaaaay later so I can include it in my Year End Survey on my writing journal)
Random scene from later in the fic (Posted waaaay late and also technically written after NaNo, but eh. Year End Survey. Deal with it.)

Final Word Count:
51,321 words
Number Of Chapters Finished:
4
Finished?
Not a chance in hell.

Oct. 6th, 2016


[info]yuuo

Stand By Me - By Yuuo



Synopsis: The Avengers are assembled once again, fresh and ready to take on Hydra in the Middle East, specifically sitting on Iran and Israel to keep them from breaking out into official, nukes-thrown-around war. Only, that's not so easy, especially with Hydra controlling both governments. But another Hydra weapon enters the fray, and forces the Avengers to make some choices.

Choices that the heads of state in both countries do not like.

Choices that lead to the government making choices for the rest of the world.

This is war.

And nothing the Avengers can do can stop it.


Chapter Listing

Act 1
Let's Be Collateral Damage
i got your back across the desert
back to brave the burning sand
back to question every effort
back to challenge your command
if you got guns
now's the time for sticking
resistance is already forming
the second shot won't be a warning

-Harvey Danger

Written before NaNo
Scene 1
Scene 2
Scene 3
Scene 4
Scene 5

Written for NaNo
Scene 6
Scene 7
Scene 8

Act 2
We're Just Flesh And Bone
so let's sing goodbye to auld lang syne
under the carpet sweep behind
where passengers making turns
towards the coming great divide
the true prophet never spoke
he just smiles and saw the joke
and this present state of grace I offer thee

-Flogging Molly

Act 3
This Is War
a warning to the prophet
the liar
the honest
this is war
to the leader
the pariah
the victor
the messiah
this is war

-30 Seconds To Mars

Act 4
Or I And Them
there’s no sense
the fire burns
when wisdom fails
it changes all
the wheel embodies all that keeps on turning
blood red skies
i feel so cold
no innocence
we play our role
the wheel embodies all where are we going

-Within Temptation

Act 5
Only Achieved By Understanding
"Peace is not an accomplishment, it's a responsibility."
-Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Nov. 1st, 2011


[info]emilie_burns

January Girl

Book Cover and Chapter Links behind cut )

Oct. 31st, 2011


[info]yuuo

Next To Honor - By Yuuo

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Oct. 31st, 2009


[info]blue_dragon

Requiem For An Imaginary Mind

Requiem For An Imaginary Mind Book Cover and Word Count )
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Oct. 11th, 2008


[info]yuuo

For This, I Was Kept ~ by Edward Elric

Book Cover and Chapter Links behind cut )

[info]yuuo

Pandora's Box - By Yuuo

Book Cover and Chapter Links behind cut )

Oct. 5th, 2008


[info]emilie_burns

Semper Fi : An American Dynasty - by Marguerite Herndon

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