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Sunday March 25, 2001

Raven's Ravings (by Me):
I have seen the power of Television.. can I get a halleluiah!!! Yes.. I believe!!! You to can feel the power just wet your hands and grab the back of your TV with both hands.. I promise that you too will feel the power!

Yes! I have my new TV YES!! It is all the I was hoping for .. it was truly a moving moment.. and when I put in Coyote Ugly.. well what can I say life just does not get any better. Of course though my first show to watch was Xena latest rerun.. so I know that it was divine intervention that allowed me to finally get my TV :)

Well I may never have to leave home again.. oh yea that damn thing called work.. but it did allow me to get the TV in the first place so I guess I must continue to leave but just long enough to work.. ya that's it :)

More new fiction for you all to enjoy.. while I kick back and burn out my retna's with my new DVD's :) Enjoy!!

Saturday March 24, 2001

Raven's Ravings (by Me):
Goooood Morning!!! Ok everyone cross your fingers and toes.. with any luck I will actually get my new TV today. Only between 1-3 hours to go, don't you just love those delivery windows they give you. I personally think this is some conspiracy to drive me completely insane but that would just be my paranoia talking..actually it is laughing at me.. shhh they will hear you.

Anyyy Way it had been a couple of dry days of fiction but again found some very nice stories for you to read away the weekend with. Remember to feed the Bards.. truly we are all very lucky to have them share their talents and any encouragement to help keep them sharing would be appreciated.

Also again PLEASE if you have stories or time to help gather fiction please let me know... as I am getting busier and Celine as well it becomes difficult to keep the updates as current as we would like.

Ravensnevermore@home.com and or celinec@wvi.com

Send get well cards to Celine.. she is suffering from acute rambilitis..which is the inability to think of anything to ramble about!! This could become a national tragedy.. help inspire her will you?? :) (Back at you Celine!!)hehehehehehhehehehe
Now on with the UBER!!

  • Cooking On High 6-10 By Creme Brulee posted by Celestrial Buffet (Beyond Uber Alt)
    ***Raven Recommends

  • The Very Thought Of You Part 3 by S Anne Gardner posted on Gemini (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing Story **Raven Recommends**


  • Night and Day part 14-15 By JuneBug posted on JuneBugs page (Beyond Uber Alt)
    continuing story

  • Drag King: The Burning Dream part 31 By Smitty posted on The New Library of Alexandria (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Old Wounds, New Beginnings By Kim Pritekel posted on Eternal Soulmates(Beyond Uber Alt)
    Jamie has a chance at a fresh start after being released from prison. Facing changes and the challenges of life and maybe the chance to find love.
    ***Raven Highly Recommends.. and I didn't even get chocolate :)


  • Faces of Evil part 6 by ShoeX posted on Amazon Trails (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story


  • Here With Me by X2 posted on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Two proud coaches find each other in this medium length piece of fanfic.


  • Linger 1-5 By Minerva on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Two women down on their luck and the world in general find hope in each other.


    Absolution by S. Anne Gardner on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    Christina must face her dark past but in doing so may risk her love for Francesca in the present. Their love brought them together and may be the one thing that neither can truly have.

  • At Jake's by Nyxie on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    When Harlan steps into Jake's restaurant and meets the owner, Peach, both their lives change and for the better.

  • A Different Light (Strippin' 8) by LB Anderson on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    The story of a strip club owner, Slick, and the woman who can throw her whole world upside down, Carmen.

  • Awakenings (Strippin' 9) by LB Anderson on ForevaXena' site (Alt/Uber)
    Continuing story

  • Winter's Prescription For Passion by Zeta on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    When Judy Spencer goes to her yearly doctor's appoinment, she meets the woman of her dreams...and gets snowed in with her.

  • Rogue by Hunter Ash on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    An excellent tale full of bandits, swordplay, kidnapping, and love story. Hunter Ash makes an excellent story come to life when Breeya is taken captive on her way to meet her fiancee. Over the course of time Breeya learns more about her captors and can't help but fall in love with one of them. But will fate tear them apart just as quickly as it brought them together.

  • Love in February by Nyxie on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber)
    This is the sequel to September. We next meet up with Franca and Sky five months later when the rouse might be up when a fellow school teacher spies them together. Let's hope that this series continues...feed the bard!!

  • Restitution Part 6 by Susanne M. Beck (Sword 'n' Quill)on MaryD's site(Alt/Uber)
    Continuing adventure of Angel & Ice.

  • Winter's Prescription for Passion by Zeta on MaryD's site(Alt/Uber)
    This story was a submission in "The Bard Village" snowed in challenge.

  • Echo by Sparx on My Place(Alt/Uber)
    Eyes meet across a crowded room.

  • The Road Back Home part 6by Lynne Norris to Lynne's Uber Tales(Alt/Uber)
    continuing story

Thursday March 22, 2001

Raven's Ravings (by Me): Well.. please forgive me but life has been overwhelming. Then when I thought I could get ahead start on the post tonight my email and internet was down when I got home. But being dedicated to the reading pleasure of all you dedicated fans I patiently waited (HA!!) till my server was up. I have managed to scour the net and put together a nice bit of reading for all of you.

Just a reminder to all of you authors and readers that Celine and I can use all your help in giving us a heads up of your story posts and for you readers out there if you come across a great story please feel free to send me an email so we can give it your recommendation!!
PS.. Authors I can be bribed with early versions to read prior to posting so we can give descriptions and recommendations :) Ravensnevermore@home.com
PSS for High Recommendations Chocolate is required :)... On with the Fiction!!

  • Hostage of the Heart pt. 10 Conclusion by Ambrosia on Taiko's Scrolls of the Xenaverse(ALT/UBER) (Beyond Uber Alt)
    **Raven Recommends

  • Cooking on High 1-5 by Creme Brulee(Beyond Uber Alt)
    Join our uber gals on a race through a small, tourist town as they hunt down a killer while being chased by a posse of bad guys. Although only 1-5 are posted it is a completed story .. more to come
    **Raven Recommends

  • When the land is dark part 13 by Day posted on Daylight Stories and Bedtime Tales (Beyond Uber Alt)
    This futurist tale of rebels fighting against a corupt govenment. Jo and Mickey stuggle with their fight for freedom as they fight to love one another.
    ***Raven Highly Recommends (one of my favorites)

  • Mordida part 7 By Bel-wah posted on Mary D's (Beyond Uber Alt)
    **Raven Recommends

  • That Voodoo That You Do by ROCFanKat posted on The Devil's Workshop (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story **Raven Recommends

  • Here Comes the Sun Part 15 By Alison Phipps(Beyond Uber Alt)
    Previously Fire and Ice
    **Raven Recommends

  • Mend a Broken Heart By Ali Vali posted on Bard Academy(Beyond Uber Alt)
    ****Raven Highly Recommends (This is a keeper!! email for sequel!! terrali20@yahoo.com.

  • Treasure of Serpents Isle Part 11 By Inyx posted on Inyx's Fan Fiction (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story


  • Darkfin: Duquesa Bay Chapter 13 By Lizzy TJ (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing Series

  • Strength of the Heart Part 5 By Carrie Carr posted onCarrie's Crossing (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Celine and Raven Highly Recommend

  • The Petal of the Rose part 7 by L.J. Maas'posted on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber Alt)
    ***Raven Highly Recommends

  • Odd Love LB Anderson (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Venus Fly Trap part 15 and 16 by C.Bradshaw on LB's Place (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story

  • Love By Grace part 3 by A. Sanchez on LB's Place (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story

  • The Very Thought of You Part 1-2 By S. Anne Gardner posted on Gemini (Beyond Uber Alt)
    JD Jenkins Highly Recommends


  • Love in Gray Shadows By S. Anne Gardner posted on Gemini (Beyond Uber )
    this story contains a HETEROSEXUAL relationship of sorts. It's hard to explain, but if the idea of a man and woman together sexually disturbs you, then this is not your story.

  • The Seduction of Laura By S. Anne Gardner posted on Gemini (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends.. excellent writing but on the dark side worth a read!

Monday March 19, 2001

Random Ramblings (by Celine): An almost-terrible thing happened today. The AAA batteries in my Palm ran down and... and... well, I couldn't find any replacements. And then I went to the store, fully intent on getting more batteries. But, alas, I neglected to get them. I was panicked. How could I be expected to live without my handheld uber machine for even a day??

I did a mad search for more batteries. I looked everywhere. I almost went back to the store. Then, finally... I found two somewhat used batteries. I have 60% battery life, which should hold me. For tonight.

So, that crisis has been averted for now. I wasn't a happy camper going to the store today anyway, because it was pretty windy and the Purple Plaything (for those of you just joining us, it's my purple Honda scooter) was a bit difficult to handle. It wouldn't have been fun to fall over. I'm not into pain.

What's New:

  • Restitution - Part 3 By Susanne M. Beck (Sword 'n' Quill) posted at MaryD's (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story. *****Raven Recommends*****

  • How Do You Mend A Broken Heart - Part 2 By Ali Vali posted at MaryD's (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story. *****Raven Recommends*****

  • Ab Inito - Parts 1 through 12 By Cruise posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Summary pending. Continuing story.

  • Penance - Parts 1 through 6 By damnation posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Summary pending. Continuing story.

  • Here Comes the Sun - Part 15 By Alison Phipps posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story (formerly called Fire and Ice).

    Sunday March 18, 2001

    Random Ramblings (by Celine): Important typo correction: A kind reader named Rose (at least, I think that's her name... she didn't sign the email, so I'm going on what the 'from' section of the email said, and it had two names in it) has informed me of a spelling error in last night's update. When I was talking about getting sloshed with an unnaturally green alcoholic beverage, Rose reports I made a boo-boo. "As far as i know you can't drink a "bear"....but "beer" is ok. :)" is what she said.

    She's right. I do my best not to piss off any bears I may encounter, so sticking with beer... which I also avoid, actually... is probably a good thing to do. So, my apologies to any bears in the viewing audience, and thanks to Rose for pointing out my error. I raise my glass of non-bear to you.

    Actually, it's a bottle of Sprite. But based on the ingredients listed on the side of the bottle, it is indeed a non-bear drink. Of course, you can never really be sure. After all, they don't say what is really in hot dogs, but we all know it's some icky stuff.

    Tripod Sites Going Bye-Bye Alert:

    For whatever reason, fanfic related sites (of any type, so it's not just Xena-related fanfic) hosted on Tripod.com are or have been removed by Tripod. So if you try to access such a site and it's not there, you'll know why. I'll post any replacement URLs as I receive them.

    What's New:

    • Just a Story By Callisto Wolf posted at Lynka's (Beyond Uber Alt)
      A short story about a noble and her slave. Complete.

    • North Star - Part 3 By Windstar posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story.

    • Darkfin - Chapter 12 By Lizzy TJ posted at the Darkfin site (Beyond Uber)
      Continuing story.

    Saturday March 17, 2001

    Random Ramblings (by Celine):

    Happy St. Patrick's Day!

    Yes, here in the U.S. we celebrate the holiday by wearing green clothes, drinking green bear, eating green food, and getting extremely drunk to the point where we actually turn green ourselves. What we won't do for tradition.

    Actually, I won't be doing any of the above things, except possibly the green clothing thing. And I'll listen to some music by The Corrs (they're Irish). Yeah. Sounds like a plan.

    In other news, I just finished reading part four of Considerable Appeal by KM Moon (http://merwolf.com/academy/fanfic/k/km_considerableappeal4.html) and it tugged on my heart strings big time. I love that story. Read it (it's unfinished) and it's predecessor Undeniable (http://merwolf.com/academy/fanfic/k/km_undeniable1.html) if you haven't already. Both stories are just plain awesome.

    In other, other news, did you know I'm a complete moron? Wait... don't answer that. Anyway, I was making a list yesterday of office supplies I need to purchase, among them ink cartridges for my printer. Well, today it dawned on me I have ink refills for the color cartridge. I'm an idiot. It's not like the refill kit wasn't just sitting right there on the shelf next to me or anything.

    So I refilled the cartridge and ended up with very bright and colorful fingers. Yeah, sure I could have used gloves, but where's the full in that? It was like dying Easter eggs.

    But I do need a black cartridge, so maybe that makes me only half an idiot. Then again, maybe not.

    In our lovely Beyond Uber editor Raven news, she was to get her brand new TV delivered today, but alas, it won't arrive until next Saturday. This is the second one she's had to buy, as the first was... well, it was crap. Then she found out the order to have it delivered was cancelled for some unknown reason by the store, so she's having to wait again. I feel for her. I do. She did just bought a bunch of DVDs, and she doesn't have her spiffy new TV to watch them on. It's sad. I admire her perseverance in the face of such diversity. Sympathy cards can be sent to ravensnevermore@home.com .

    ;-)

    Right now, Tango the Wonder Kitten and Kira the Pupper Dog are playing under the edge of my bed's comforter. Yesterday, Kira gave Tango a Rod Stewart spiked haircut buy washing Tango's head. For quite a while. It was really quite adorable. I should have taken a picture.

    I *think* I'm all caught up on the story posts... if anyone knows of something I've missed, please feel free to let me know (celinec@wvi.com).

    What's New:

    • Restitution - Parts 1 and 2 By Susanne M. Beck (Sword'n'Quill) (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Sequel to Retribution. Continuing story. *****Raven Recommends*****

    • How Do You Mend A Broken Heart - Part 1 By Ali Vali posted at MaryD's (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Do you remember your first love? Harry Basantes did. She remembered with vivid clarity the way young love could break your heart leaving you empty inside. Would seeing the object of her pain and desire sixteen years later drive Harry to forgiveness, or would it be her turn to walk away without explanations? Only one way to find out. Continuing story.

    • How Do You Mend A Broken Heart - Part 2 By Ali Vali posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story.

    • Uninvited - Part 7 By Deb Kern posted at MaryD's (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story. *****Celine Recommends*****

    • Ring of Fire - Part 1 By SL Herrin posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Description taken from site: "Synopsis is subject to change as I further develop the plot. I do know that it takes place in the Marianas Trench...nearly 40,000 feet straight down to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. A place where one wrong move can cause, literally, the weight of the world to crash down on you. The one place where you don't want to find petty jealousies, short tempers, narrow minds, and corporate espionage." *****Unco Recommends*****

    • Old Wounds, New Beginnings - Part 1 By Kim "KP" Pritekel posted at Eternal Soulmates (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Description taken from site: "Iím not real sure how far Iíll take this, but know that part of this takes place in a prison, and it's not a pretty world. There will be violence, including murder, and also some scenes dealing with rape." Continuing story.

    • Captive By Sparx posted at My Place (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Summary pending. Complete.

    Friday March 16, 2001

    Random Ramblings (by Celine): So, there was going to be an update last night, but our lovely Beyond Uber editor Raven kinda sorta fell asleep and didn't wake up in time to do it. And today she's been working her poor little fingers to the bone, so the duty has fallen to yours truly.

    I'm pretty sure her working so much has severely cut into her uber reading time, in fact. This is dangerous. She might have to resort to reading uber on her Palm handheld when she's driving, bathing, sleeping... you know, things like that. We should all be very scared now.

    I've discovering the disturbing fact I can't read uber when riding my Honda scooter. Okay, I *could* read when riding it, but I have a strong feeling it would be a very short trip.

    Speaking of short (hey, no wise cracks about my height, Raven!), the update is just that. There's more to post, but since I'm gonna fall asleep here any minute, it's gonna have to wait. My plan is to catch up this weekend, but we all know how my plans go. We'll see what happens. :)

    What's New:

    • Strength of the Heart - Part 4 By Carrie Carr posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story. *****Raven and Celine Recommend*****

    • Reece's Faith - Parts 30A and 30B By Vertigo posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story.

    • Anam Cara - Part 3 By Moon Child posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story.

    • Considerable Appeal - Part 4 By KM Moon posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story. *****Raven and Celine Recommend*****

    • The Sound of Snow By Stacia Seaman posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Summary pending. Short story. Complete.

    • Dashing Through the Snow By Mavis Applewater posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      A reporter and her camerawoman find themselves trapped in a snow storm. PWP. Winner of The Bards Village Snowed In Challenge. *****Celine Recommends*****

    • How Do You Mend A Broken Heart? - Part 1 By Ali Vali posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Do you remember your first love? Harry Basantes did. She remembered with vivid clarity the way young love could break your heart leaving you empty inside. Would seeing the object of her pain and desire sixteen years later drive Harry to forgiveness, or would it be her turn to walk away without explanations? Only one way to find out.

    • Uninvited - Part 7 By Deb Kern posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story. *****Celine Recommends*****

    • North Star - Part 2 By Windstar posted at the Merpup Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing story.

    Wednesday March 14, 2001

    Raven's Ravings (by Me):
    Ok actually I am so tired it is less like ravings and more like murmurings :) I was able to celebrate for a breif moment when my new 27inch tv arrived .. but my joy was dashed as the tv had a terrible picture, grant it I am picky but I had to run to the store and of course spend MORE money to get a new tv which I can't enjoy till Saturday. sniff sniff :(

    But on the Raven Life Recommends Front if you own a DVD player.. run do not walk to Netflix.com. This is a totally cool service to rent DVD's by mail at a very reasonable rate and for those net and tv addicted like myself a must have. I ordered my first movies on Saturday and two arrived today. Now I can send them back and get even more.. unlimited straight to my home and no late fees.. Heaven :) heeh ok heaven without chocolate:)

    Have a great Wednesday.. and on with the fiction.

    • Long Road Home Part 3 by Kim Pritekel posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Raven Recommends

    • The New Season: Joie's Story by Kim Pritekel posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Raven Recommends

    • Shall We Go A-Shearing part 3 - by Elena posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Summary Pending

    • Stochastic Resonance part 7 - by Barbara Buncle posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Continuing Story

    • Lost Faith - by damnation posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      summary pending

    • The Dance After - by karenk posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Raven Recommends

    • Fool Again - by karen posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)

    • Uninvited by Deb Kern posted on ForevaXena's FanFic (Beyond Uber Alt)
      DESCRIPTION

    • Rules By Deb Kern posted on ForevaXena's FanFic (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Summary Pending

    • A Kind Of Love... by Nyxie on ForevaXena's FanFic (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Summary Pending

    • Petal of Rose Part 6 By LJ Maas posted on Bard Academy(Beyond Uber Alt)
      Raven Highly Recommends

    • September by Nyxie on ForevaXena's site (Alt/Uber) (Beyond Uber Alt)
      Franca is a young high school teacher who finds herself attracted to Skylar, her not so young student. Wonderful story.

    Tuesday March 13, 2001

    Random Ramblings (by Celine): You know what I did today? Took down Christmas lights from the bushes in the front yard. Yep, two and a half months after Christmas, some of the lights are finally coming down. They're not being sorted, mind you. My theory is I'll do that before I put them up again later this year. That's the plan, anyway. Who knows what will actually occur. They may not even go back up. Maybe I'll just set the boxes filled with lights out on the front lawn for decorations and call it good.

    Don't think I won't do it. I just might.

    A few more people to thank for sending me birthday wishes... you guys are just too cool. So, thanks to KP, Janet, Geraldine, and Nancy. Again, please forgive me if I've missed anyone. Thanks to all who wrote and sent cards.

    What's New:

  • These Dreams By V.H. Foster posted at MaryD's (Beyond Uber Alt)
    A rewritten combination of two short stories, These Dreams and The Enemy Within, and is now novel length.

  • Gossamer - Episode 65: Connections Posted at the Gossamer site (Beyond Uber)
    Kris Hollingsworth calls on her brother for help. Bruce Dooley and Stuart Hollingsworth share an intimate moment. Lisa takes on the school board.

  • Bloodlines - Part 6 By Kodi Wolf posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story. *****Celine Recommends*****

  • The Road Back Home - Part 5 By Lynn Norris posted at her site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story. *****Celine Recommends*****

  • To The Manor Sold - Part 2 By Phair posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story.

  • White Nights - Part 1 By Minerva posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    A story of two women finding each other and themselves on the back drop of Minnesota blizzards with danger and jealousy not far behind threatening to tear them apart. Meet Michelle St. Jean, on the run from her old life and searching for a new one. Learn about Dr. Bobbi Waszinski, a woman who has been apart of enough tragedy that it has changed her, seemingly irrevocably, making her devoted to her patients. Continuing story. *****Raven Recommends*****

  • Empress Dread - Part 3 By LB Anderson posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story.

  • Pieces - Parts 2 and 3 By Moon7U posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story.

  • And They All Come Falling Down - Part 7 By Evah posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story.

  • Fear By Evah posted at Tigg's site (Beyond Uber)
    Short story revolving around a high school shooting.

    Saturday March 10, 2001

    Raven's Ravings (by Me): *****Alert *****Alert *****ALERT!!! TODAY IS CELINE'S BIRTHDAY (March 9th) Make a point of flooding her email with good wishes! She's getting up there a whole 27.. hahahaha yea right. But alas help her celebrate her day at:
    celinec@wvi.com

    Well Folks.. I am sure you can use some great fiction to help you get through the weekend. I think you will enjoy these. On the life front.. busy busy busy..:) But what's new enjoy your weekend and if you hassle Celine enough we may be treated to her Ramblings!!

    • Evil by Jera on Jera's Stories(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Detective Joanne Rogers and a young reporter learn the hard way that real evil doesn't go away - it keeps coming back.

    • The Road to Doriscus part 10 and 11 by Dani on Lynka's site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      epilogueConclusion

    • Trial of Conscience Part 20 by Troubleshooter on MaryD's site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing story of Sydney and Evin.

    • Our Reunion Part 40 by Jenah on MaryD's site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing story of Sam and Tina. Tina tells Sam she can keep some clothes in her dresser, much to the smaller woman's delight.

    • Countdown by FlyBigD on MaryD's site (ALT)
      Story #31 in the Plan D series Raven Highly Recommends

    • Drag King: The Burning Dream part 31 By Smitty (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      **Raven Recommends

    • Original Sin By Malaurie Barber posted on Malaurie's page (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      **Raven Recommends

    • Broken Homes Part 14 By Lois Cloarec Hart posted on Lois's Lair (Beyond Uber/Alt)

    • Paid In Full by Teagen2 on Lynka's site (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Tracker Tanner kidnaps Star Conners for her employer

    • The End Of Our Beginning by Kelly Aten on Lynka's site (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      BJ and Sarah meet at the laundromat.

    • NorthStar by Windstar posted on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber/Alt)

    • by Thank You by Leigh McEoghan posted Bard Academy (Beyond Uber/Alt)

    • There is Something About Dairy by Leigh McEoghan posted Bard Academy (Beyond Uber/Alt)

    • Knowing Me, Knowing You part 3 by Jaden on Lynka's site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing story

    • The Long Road Home Part1-5 by Kim (KP) Pritekel posted on Dreams site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Concluded.. **Raven Recommends

    • Reflections of Passion: Part II - by by Chariots of Fire posted on Lynka's Site (Beyond Uber/Alt)

    • Saturday Night Specialby Tovie on the Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Two desperate women meet in a pawn shop.

    • Anam Caraby Moon Child on the Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      The story of an expatriot Irishwoman named T.J. who after leaving her "revolutionary" days behind, starts a pub in San Diego. She runs into Camryn, the cute blonde photographer who turns T.J.'s world upside down.

    • Petal of the Rose, part 5by LJ Maas on the Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing Conqueror Story ***Raven Recommends

    • Chocolate Cream - by Jesseby by Jesse posted on Lynka Site (Beyond Uber /Alt)

    • Belief, part 9by Troubleshooter on the Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing Story **Raven Recommends

    • Terror From the Net part 3 by by Lynka on Lynka Site (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Rachel and Cory are trying to get settled into their new life when a friend of Cory's calls for help. She is being terrorized by a stalker from out of the net. Can Cory and Rachel track down the madman before he reaches his target?

    • That Voodoo That You Do, Part 3by K. Simpson (ROCFanKat) on The Devil's Workshop(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      continuing story **Raven Recommends

    • AB INITIO XXII By Cruise on her site(Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing series. **Raven Recommends

    • Mordida Part 6by Bel-wah on MaryD's site (Beyond Uber/Alt)
      Continuing story of Lane and Teresa. **Raven Recommends

    Thursday March 8, 2001

    Celine's Ramblings (by Me):

    Picture me, if you will, doing a festive happy dance. Ummm... eh. Forgive me if this conjures a less than pleasing image, as that was not my intention. If it helps, picture either Lucy Lawless or Renee O'Connor (or both... together, even... maybe that dance from Heart of Darkness?) doing a happy dance. Heck, if it works for ya, you can even picture J... Jo... Jox... oh, you know, that guy with the silly hat, doing a happy dance.

    The reason for all this dancing -- I received a surprised birthday package from our lovely Beyond Uber editor Raven today. It contained, among other things, "Destiny's Crossing" by Carrie Carr!!!!!! And, be still my beating heart, a Gabrielle t-shirt!!!!!

    And See's Chocolate. Life just can't get any better.

    So, it all boils down to this -- I get to wear Gabrielle, spend time with Lex and Amanda, and eat chocolate during the whole thing. *sigh* Wonderful.

    For the record, I'll be a whopping 27 on my birthday. Do I still fit into the "old enough to know better, but still to young to care" category? Is there really a set age for that? Not that it really fits me, anyway. I just thought I'd check.

    In other news, I've dubbed my Honda scooter "The Purple Plaything" since it's both purple and fun (how truly clever of me, eh? :) ). I should get that painted on the side of the scooter. Or the side of my helmet. Or maybe I'll just scream it as I cruise down the road. Whatever works.

    I had to put some gas in the scooter today, as it was about half empty/full. It cost $0.80. I think I can afford that.

    In update news, pardon any duplicate updates I've posted that Raven has already posted. I'm all confused on where we are. Not that this is different from usual. So, if there are repeats... um... well, just read them again! Yeah, that's it. And if I've missed anything... blame the chocolate. It's distracting me. ;)

    The Buds Are Swell(ing):

    The new Swollen Buds are once again at full peak:

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    Monday March 5, 2001

    Raven's Ramblings (by Me):
    Well I hope you all had a pleasent weekend .. I spent most of mine Napstering.. I really do need to get a life :) But for you MORE Fiction.

  • Treasure of Serpents Isle By Inyx posted on Inyx's Fan Fiction (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Deep Cover part 9 By C Pardee posted on C Paradee's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends

  • Gossamer Posted on Gossamer Site(Beyond Uber Alt)
    William Devlin finds an answer to his problems. Mark learns Tiffany's fate. Kris Hollingsworth finds a friendly shoulder on which to cry

  • Tale Two: The Petal of the Rose Part 5 By LJ Maas (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends


    Sunday March 4, 2001

    Raven's Ramblings (by Me):
    It's been a bit of a slow weekend so I have gathered a bit to tide you all over. I think there is something here for everyone.. even more long awaited Shell Game part 5-6. For those with Palm Pilots.. I have two recommended sites for readers iSilo and Iambic they both have a 30 day trial. I personally have grown fond of the Iambic reader which is $19.95 to purchase. Also there are shareware products to easily convert stories email me if you need more info. AS for our favorite rambler.. well she is off riding the roads on her new toy .. and at this rate we just have to pray for all the other commuters out there :) Now On with the Update:

  • Shell Game 5-6 M. Ryan posted Ryan's Folly (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends

  • Maggie and Darby By DJ Wood Posted on Tiggs site(Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story

  • White Nights part 1-2 By Minerva (Beyond Uber Alt)
    White Nights is the story of two women finding each other and themselves on the back drop of Minnesota blizzards with danger and jealousy not far behind threatening to tear them apart. Meet Michelle St. Jean, on the run from her old life and searching for a new one. learn about Dr. Bobbi Waszinski, a woman who has been apart of enough tragedy that it has changed her, seemingly irrevocably, making her devoted to her patients-- giving them so much that there is nothing left for herself or others. Minnesota is a small world for them, and Ivanhoe is even smaller, where they literally run into each other. Join them and a cast of ecletic characters on a journey you won't forget
    Raven Recommends.. Join Minervas list for the latest chapters..

  • Reece's Faith By Vertigo (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing story

  • Misunderstood By MJ posted on Tiggs Site (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends

  • Darby by Azurenon posted on Room of Her Own (BL Miller) (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Summary pending

  • The Dance By Karen K posted on Room of Her Own (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends

  • After the Dance By Karen K posted on Room of Her Own (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Raven Recommends

  • The Binding Ties Parts 1 - 3By Maderlin Bidmead posted Academy of Bards (Beyond Uber Alt/Gen)

  • Languedoc by angharad governal posted on Xena Eyes(Beyond Uber Alt)
    The love that dares not speak its name is spoken of here. By nuns and wanna be PhDs, no less. This looks to be an interesting read and since I am starting this read as well I will give a Ravens Recommends for concept and content in 13th century France no less..

    Friday March 2, 2001

    Raven's Ramblings (by Me): Sorry about the delay folks but Celine living outside of Seattle was all shook up and I was working.. yes I do not have a life ..but luckly I do love what I do :) Celine is okey doky mental but we all were aware of this prior to the quake. She assures me thing were a mere rumble where she is located but she did feel it. She will grace us tomorrow with her ramblings. So for tonight.. plenty of great fiction hope this helps to tide you folks over for the weekend :) ENJOY!!

  • Broken Home Part 13 By Lois Cloarec Hart Posted on Lois's Lair (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Continuing Story

  • Losing Part 19 by J. Obra Posted on Mythe's Lair (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Conclusion... ***Raven Recommends

  • Adventures in the Dust Trade Part 7 By WolfDragon posted on Amazon Nation (Beyond Uber Alt)
    ***Raven Recommends

  • Justice by Georgia Beers posted on Return to The Bardic Circle Original Fiction page(Beyond Uber Alt)

  • To the Manor Sold by Phair posted on Tigg's Site (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Three Of Hearts by Dimples posted on Forever Xena (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Angel Of Mine by Nyxie posted on Forever Xena (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Adventures Of The Galaxy Defenders:Darkness From Space by Mike Vivian posted on Forever Xena (Beyond Uber Alt)
    Conclusion

  • Two Tuesdays by MJ posted on Amazon Trails (Beyond Uber Alt)
    ***Raven Recommends

  • Binding Ties part 3 by Maderlin Bidmead posted on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber Alt)

  • Just One of Those Things Part 2 By Mavis posted on Bard Academy (Beyond Uber Alt/Gen)
    ***Raven Recommends

  • Duality by E. Mills posted on Bard Academy(Beyond Uber Alt/Gen)
    Conclusion

  • The Seventh Path part 7 by Snow Raven on Snow Raven's Xenatorium(ALT/UBER)
    continuing story

  • A Scathingly Brilliant Idea Part 2 by MomBard on A Journey Through Tartarus' site and MomBard's Corner(Alt/Uber)
    Mickey and Bill prepare their plans to have their wedding. However, Nicole suddenly has a scathingly brilliant idea; bring their ancestors, Xena and Gabrielle, to the wedding. Nicole is soon insisting her mother, Irene, to bring them into the future.Irene and Leslie realize they cannot fight Nicole's persistance and head to Ancient Greece to bring home Xena and Gabrielle.

  • After the Darkness Part 6by JD Jenkins on Tiggs XenaVerse(uber/alt)
    Summary previously posted.

  • Faces of Evil Part 6by Shoe X on Tiggs XenaVerse(uber/alt)
    Continuing story

  • Misunderstood by MJ on Tiggs XenaVerse(alt/uber)
    Summary already posted. Story complete.

  • Here Comes the Sunby Alison Phipps on Tiggs XenaVerse(alt/uber)
    Parts 1 - 14 posted.

  • Maggie & Darby Part 3by DJ Wood on Tiggs XenaVerse(alt/uber)
    Continuing story

  • Blinded by Rage Keket posted on Tragedy site(Beyond Uber Alt/Gen)
    A young drifter has finally settled into a town she can call home. She plays guitar at a club on the outskirts of town, where she meets a woman who will turn her world upside down.

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