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This is a portfolio of a few stories I’ve written (and/or am currently writing). Some of these can also be found on my FanFiction.net and Archive of Our Own accounts, but I think it’s always nice to have a single, personal space where I can show them off.

Who am “I”, you ask? Whether you know me as “WillyFourEyes” or “Waltzoid” or some other similar-sounding nickname, I was once a GameFAQs game guide writer in the late 1990’s-early 2000’s who’s been writing original stories and fan fiction on and off for the better part of two decades. This is my “on” period.

Original Works

Fan Fiction

  • The Ghost of Ochs – fantasy adventure, based on the video game Fire Emblem: Three Houses; ongoing

Blog Posts

  • Ghost Chapter 27 is now live!
    It’s way too tempting for me to make a “Year of the Ochs” joke considering that this weekend marks the start of the Lunar New Year festivities. That said, my publishing of Chapter 27 of Ghost couldn’t have been timed more perfectly, since I’m also on a three-day weekend for Presidents’ Day. (Minor game spoilersContinue reading “Ghost Chapter 27 is now live!”
  • The Ghost turns 1!
    On January 12, 2020, I uploaded the first chapter of The Ghost of Ochs to Archive of Our Own and FanFiction.net. As I explained in my intro post, I wanted to write a story about one of Fire Emblem: Three Houses‘ more mysterious and/or little-spoken-of characters in Monica von Ochs (the real one, not theContinue reading “The Ghost turns 1!”
  • A Christmas bonus
    It took me a lot longer than I wanted to thanks to rewrites and sending out Christmas presents, but I’m glad to say that I’ve finished posting Chapter 25 of The Ghost of Ochs. With this update, Ghost has now surpassed 80,000 total words written, beating my old writing project, Through the Motions, as theContinue reading “A Christmas bonus”
  • The Ghost of Ochs Chapter 24 is live!
    Chapter 24: Trouble Afoot is now up. Now that the Black Eagles have completed their investigation, they’re called on by Byleth to put their information together and pinpoint their enemy’s location. Who or what will they find when they prepare their attack? Mirrors: Archive of Our Own DeviantArt FanFiction.net
  • The Ghost of Ochs Chapter 23 is live!
    Chapter 23 is up! Remember that “secret thing” Bernadetta was working on for Linhardt earlier? Now she gets to give it to him for a birthday present. The “Bernie-bear” reference was too easy to make, so I went for it. I had a discussion with a longtime friend on Discord (who’s a much bigger FireContinue reading “The Ghost of Ochs Chapter 23 is live!”