83 Rekindling Relations » by VJ Riddle Kir's family hadn't seen him in years, assuming him dead had been easier for everyone. Kir himself hadn't seen his family in decades, and had consciously avoided thinking about them for almost as long - assuming them lost to him forever had been safer. But a letter arrived, another was sent and they couldn't avoid breaking those illusions any longer. Friends Across Borders - Pt. 10
Valdemar universe, M, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 22, words: 137k+, favs: 46, follows: 45, updated: 8/5/2019 published: 6/14/2017
100 Redefining a Firestarter » by VJ Riddle Solaris, True Born Son of Sun, has Ascended. The work has just begun. Time to rediscover Old Ways, craft new ones and see if an old but new Firestarting Order will emerge from the ashes. Thankfully, Ancar has offered plenty of fuel for rebuilding their reputation as protectors of the innocent, rather than burners of children. Let us set them on fire! Friends Across Borders - Pt. 9
Valdemar universe, M, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 28, words: 136k+, favs: 82, follows: 65, updated: 4/22/2017 published: 1/1/2015
51 Son Rising » by VJ Riddle The wheels of revolution turn slowly, and occasionally need obstacles burned to ash. Just as well Solaris had a Firestarter on call, burning things to ash was what he did. With a Witch-Enforcer at his back, His Holiness Firestarter Dinesh was looking to expand his job description. The term 'troubleshooter' comes to mind. Part 8 in Friends Across Borders series.
Valdemar universe, M, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 30, words: 84k+, favs: 55, follows: 23, updated: 12/21/2014 published: 9/23/2014
11 Igniting a Storm » by VJ Riddle When armies march, masks burn. The 62nd is reminded of just what their priest can do, Herald Griffon accidentally initiates a firestorm he can't control and Herald Anur might have alienated another Heraldic sibling. But the Rethwallen army made it to Valdemar without getting eaten by Furies, so that's something. Part 7 in Friends Across Borders series.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 3, words: 14k+, favs: 38, follows: 19, 6/27/2014
8 Season of Rest » by VJ Riddle Anur's family hadn't seen him in years. When they got word he was dragging a friend 'not a Herald' home with him, they were surprised, then delighted. When Kir accepted his Herald's invitation, he had only been hoping to be distracted from the death shadowing him at the 62nd. Both agreed Anur should have given more information than 'not a Herald'. Friends Across Borders, Part 6.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 6, words: 23k+, favs: 35, follows: 14, 4/16/2014
3 Building the Bones by VJ Riddle What they had hoped was a one-time solution to a short-term problem wasn't enough. The authorities of the 62nd Cavalry may have been helpless against the whims of Sunhame, but they'd tasted hope in these past days. And desperate men with a taste of hope could do some pretty crazy things. Part 5 of Friends Across Borders. Explicit murder, hence rating.
Valdemar universe, M, English, Friendship & Drama, words: 16k+, favs: 34, follows: 5, 4/9/2014
4 May you live in interesting times » by VJ Riddle Despite an official declaration of war from Sunhame, the 62nd Cavalry finds themselves running short of everything but enemies. With six weeks until the next supply train, their Sunpriest finds himself considering some truly wild options. As Kir should have expected, crossing the border and finding his Herald was the easy part. Part 4 in Friends Across Borders.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 5, words: 24k+, favs: 33, follows: 6, 3/31/2014
13 Acts of Heresy: A Story in Six Parts » by VJ Riddle A Herald and a Sunpriest walked into a stable, and emerged unscathed, ten months ago. Firestarter Kir Dinesh receives a letter, asking him a deceptively simple question. How does he feel about a spot of treasonous heresy? He tells himself he's just going to see what's going on, but the moment he didn't burn the letter to ash the question was answered. 3rd in Friends Across Borders.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 13k+, favs: 38, follows: 8, 3/29/2014
11On Firestarters » by VJ Riddle Herald Anur wanted to find out just what his one-night friend meant by claiming the title Firestarter, so he went to the local expert for some answers. Sunpriest Dinesh had more to worry about than contemplating the one-night meeting with a Herald, what with Ancar's raids, losing his unit's trust, and all the blasted screaming. Second in Friends Across Borders series.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 41, follows: 8, 3/29/2014
13 Enemy, It's Cold Outside by VJ Riddle Inns in Hardorn border towns are neutral grounds, so long as the Sunsguard don't see the Herald and the Valdemarans don't see the priests. Usually this works fine, but one winter evening found Valdemarans with a Herald and Sunsguard with a priest at the same inn. Turns out, it's too cold to kill ancient enemies. First in 'Friends Across Borders' series.
Valdemar universe, T, English, Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 63, follows: 14, 3/28/2014
1k+ The Dragon King's Temple » by Kryal The spite of the spirits opened a door better left untouched. On the other hand, with Fire and Earth as one's allies, sometimes escaping is the easy part.
Stargate: SG-1 & Avatar: Last Airbender, K+, English, Sci-Fi & Adventure, chapters: 12, words: 212k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/10/2013 published: 12/27/2011