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I figured it was about time I made a proper library. Partially out of convenience, partially to shamelessly promote all of the works I consider relevant all at once. Wait, do people still do libraries…? Ah, whatever, I’m doing a library.Legend:
: Stories entered into the Fortnightly Flash Fiction contest when that was a thing. For a collection comprised solely of FFFC stories, click here
: FFFC entries that won the contest they were entered in.
: FFFC entries that received an Honorable Mention in the contest they were entered in.
: Heretic Stories. After my first FFFC win, I began writing short stories focusing on the Great Disk Matoran with the intention of feeling out their characters and eventually writing an Epic where they all become Shadow Toa. I was a few chapters into that Epic when a virus destroyed all my files, so…that was very discouraging and I have yet to restart. But who knows. For a collection comprised solely of Heretic Stories, click here
: Stories about the Queens. This idea began in an FFFC entry and has since expanded greatly, to the point where I am currently attempting to write an actual novel based around it. For a collection of the Queen stories and an overview of how the idea has evolved, click here
. To see a list of blog posts pertaining to this story (several of which include excerpts from the novel draft), click here
: Poetry. Just feel like I should mark these.
Background: Several stories will have this link sitting next to their title; it will lead you to a blog post where I advertise the story and say a little bit about it.Epics:
-A Mind in Darkness
) One of Turaga Nokama’s Kanohi has gone missing from the Ga-Suva. In order to retrieve it, Vhisola must convince Macku to come along with her, an uneasy alliance at best.Short Stories:
-A Machine’s Philosophy
Mourning the death of the Matoran Universe, Turaga Whenua pays one last visit to Metru-Nui.
What was going through the mind of the Av-Matoran building Toa Canisters in Karzahni?
-Bond of Heresy
Stripped of his title, cast out of his universe, and hated by all, Ahkmou must decide what to do next.
Kualus and Onua go on a hunt for the Kanohi Dragon.
-Make It Stop
Captured by two Skakdi, a Toa must either endure torture or sell out his allies.
Vhisola fears that a classmate is trying to get between her and Nokama, and takes matters into her own hands.
Hahli takes a swim and finds an unfamiliar Rahi.
-To Those Who Consider Themselves Toa
The conflict between Toa and Bohrok could be seen a few different ways.
-Hint to Greatness
An ordinary day for Ehrye leads to something unexpected.
-Shattering the Mask:
When Vakama finally shows up, he has surprising news for Nuhrii.
Vhisola is close--so very close--to the end of her list.
-Opportunity for Ambition
Mavrah drags Tehutti off to see his latest discovery, but things take an unexpected turn.
-Jumping Off of a Perfectly Fine Gukko
Kongu devises a new trick for the Gukko Force to practice. Orkahm is firmly against it.
A poem about the parallels between 01 and 06.
-The Blade of Valor
) A priestess is called to take up a legendary weapon, and must make her way to Lewa’s temple in order to slay the monster hiding within.
) A style experiment relating the loneliness of a now-useless mask.Off-Topic Culture:
-Between Birth and Rebirth:
A more pessimistic look at the concept of rebirth.
-A Recluse’s Dilemma
A simple man with a simple problem: though he has two great loves, he can only be with one.
Two lovers separated by unfathomable distance reunite on the equinox.
-Preoccupation with Procrastination
A problem we've all faced.
-Despair of the Divine
The Queen of Gravity returns from battle to find her queendom in a shocking state.
-A Recluse’s Dilemma V2
An expanded version of the FFFC entry which delves a little deeper into the Queens’ world.
-Conference of Divinity
Following on the troubling discovery made in “Dilemma V2”, the twelve Queens gather to discuss what must be done.
The alliance of Queens comes together in preparation for whatever lies ahead.