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Favorite lines from your own writing:

Easily entertained
Writing a side story from the perspective of an Elite Mook Punch Clock Villain. Doing it in first-person has proven to be a joy, letting me indulge in the sort of in-text quipping I usually avoid.

I was in the Magocracy's 2nd Desert Guard: a damn fine crew of soldiers, cunningly disguised as a pack of ne'er-do-wells. We had a reputation for drinking our whiskey like water, but that was 'cause by the time it got down south to us, it mostly was water. Some damn cabal of logistics officers between the distillery and the sands was making a killing.

edited 25th Mar '13 6:59:33 AM by KillerClowns

 977 Psycho Frea X, Sun, 24th Mar '13 8:25:23 PM from Transcended Humanity
The two characters here is one of the authorities of a villainous organization and the other is Eden, who I'm currently quite crazy about. The context is that Eden was playing double agent and this is the scene he decides it's finally time to turn on the villain.

Villain: Now even one as proud as yourself kneels before me.

Eden kneeling but also putting up an arrogant smirk: No you got me all wrong... you see... *cue Slasher Smile* I'm merely paying my respects to a dead man! *surprise attack*

edited 24th Mar '13 8:26:15 PM by PsychoFreaX

 978 Night, Wed, 27th Mar '13 1:48:00 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
One of the protagonists gives her reputation as Probably The Worst Thing You'll Meet In Your Life a workout.

"Just a man. If you were a brave man, you would have already attacked. A wise man, and you would have already surrendered. A smart man...well, we would not be here. Perhaps your death will be exceptional. But then, I consider how many down the years...no, not that either."
"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
Pronounced YAK-you-luss
[up]I feel that 'if I consider' might flow better.
Freedom of speech includes the freedom for other people to call you out on your bullshit.
 980 Night, Wed, 27th Mar '13 3:33:31 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
That...is actually a very good suggestion sir.
"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 981 Teraus, Wed, 27th Mar '13 10:17:08 PM from The Origin of Dreams
Awesome Lightning Mantra
Here's a (relatively) recent one I wrote. Thought it was nice. I know there's always the problem of context, but it seems to look fine as a standalone section. Opinions?

Ryan and I talked for a few more hours. I learned things I would never dream of knowing; yet, simultaneously, I noticed how he always avoided specific topics.

We left the streets and went to the upper floor of the paranormal center, where it was unnecessary to create illusions for the public. Ryan chose a less invasive manner to showcase his visions instead of directly sending them to my brain: he merely manipulated the earth between us and materialized miniatures of the most diverse objects and people.

"Many claim that Elzensk is insane", Ryan said, signaling to the minuscule model of a bright being at the top of a transparent pyramidal structure relatively huge in comparison to the creatures surrounding it, "which is not entirely false. But only his madness is capable of controlling, at least in part, the madness of the High Council".

"I must confess that I'm not a huge fan of the way you annihilate every bit of faith I have in this system", I said.

"I said they are insane, not incompetent. It is quite possible that our very conception of insanity is merely determined by our ignorance, anyway."

"The system makes sense to me", I said. "It may seem cruel in many aspects, but it works."

Ryan laughed. "The system makes sense to you because your mind was created according to it."

"And yours wasn't?", I asked.

Ryan hesitated, effortlessly disintegrating the last sculpture he had made. "Of course. Certain experiences have allowed me to see beyond it, though. It is simultaneously a blessing and a curse", he said.

"A little contradictory, considering you had just admitted your own ignorance."

"Yes", Ryan said without any further explanation.

I'm used to writing in portuguese, so I don't even know if the formatting is entirely correct.
"You cannot judge a system if your judgement is determined by the system."
 982 montmorencey, Thu, 28th Mar '13 6:28:31 AM from the quaint town of Grimm, Bismarck and Gauss
So...yeah.
Think you can split this one?

Ryan said, signaling to the minuscule model of a bright being at the top of a transparent pyramidal structure relatively huge in comparison to the creatures surrounding it

It's a bit long.
Complicated - because simple is simply too simple.
 983 Teraus, Thu, 28th Mar '13 8:16:51 AM from The Origin of Dreams
Awesome Lightning Mantra
Yeah, I thought so. too.

Ryan said, signaling to the minuscule model of a bright being at the top of a transparent pyramidal structure, which was relatively huge in comparison to the creatures surrounding it

How about this?
"You cannot judge a system if your judgement is determined by the system."
 984 montmorencey, Thu, 28th Mar '13 8:22:29 AM from the quaint town of Grimm, Bismarck and Gauss
So...yeah.
Much better.

Otherwise, I like the passage. Makes me curious about context XD.
Complicated - because simple is simply too simple.
This post has been blanked upon request.

edited 20th Dec '13 3:48:07 PM by BestOf

I'd say I'm being refined

Into the web I descend

Killing those I've left behind

I have been Endarkened
 986 Noaqiyeum, Tue, 2nd Apr '13 3:38:59 PM from across the gulf of space Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
[up] I always like a clever semantic syllepsis. :D

"It's like Romeo and Juliet, only instead of themselves they're trying to kill each other."

edited 2nd Apr '13 3:40:26 PM by Noaqiyeum

tiinker, Tailor, hunter!!!, wwhaler
d0ct0r, L4WY3R, MUTANT, C)(I-EF
STRONGman, wEAKMAN, JoKeRmAn, Th8ef
Thank you for the compliment, forcing me to look up a pleasant and useful word, and sharing an awesome line! smile
I'd say I'm being refined

Into the web I descend

Killing those I've left behind

I have been Endarkened
 988 Psycho Frea X, Sat, 6th Apr '13 6:23:53 PM from Transcended Humanity
 989 Major Tom, Sat, 6th Apr '13 7:35:20 PM Relationship Status: Barbecuing
Eye'm the cutest!
I recently implemented this little exchange. It's becoming a bit of a recurring thing.

(In scriptish format.)

Colonel Barry Smith: TROOPERS, WHO ARE WE?
Everyone: VANGUARD!
Colonel Barry Smith: AND WHAT DO WE DO?
Everyone: FIGHT FOREVER!

Yes, it's hamtacular. But damn if it isn't awesome.
"Allah may guide their bullets, but Jesus helps those who aim down the sights."
 990 Noaqiyeum, Sat, 6th Apr '13 7:52:15 PM from across the gulf of space Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
the it-thingy
[up][up] ...what? o_O

[up] I thought the vanguard was only supposed to fight until the main force of the army arrived!
tiinker, Tailor, hunter!!!, wwhaler
d0ct0r, L4WY3R, MUTANT, C)(I-EF
STRONGman, wEAKMAN, JoKeRmAn, Th8ef
 991 Psycho Frea X, Sat, 6th Apr '13 8:01:34 PM from Transcended Humanity
A line I'm going to add in my story. Intended to poke fun at Bleach.
 992 Major Tom, Sat, 6th Apr '13 8:05:30 PM Relationship Status: Barbecuing
Eye'm the cutest!
^^ That's the name of the outfit.
"Allah may guide their bullets, but Jesus helps those who aim down the sights."
 993 Gaon, Sat, 6th Apr '13 8:45:02 PM from Grim Up North Relationship Status: Above such petty unnecessities

"You betrayed me!"

"You made a deal with a demon, the western personification of corruption and sin and expected loyalty? Of course I betrayed you, you freaking ape."

- Leviathan telling The Mole that he has outlived his usefulness.

I could make a full post just out of Leviathan quotes. It's like he ensembled a dark horse within the mind of his own writer.

edited 6th Apr '13 8:46:14 PM by Gaon

Cmdr. of His Supremacy's Armed Forces
Satan sat next to God. "Look, about that whole 'Fallen Angel' shit."
God grunted. "Now is not the time, Lucifer. We have other shit to get to."
"Yeah, but you were still a jerk. All-forgiving my ass."
"I am all-forgiving!" God said, offended.
"Bullshit!" Satan shouted. "What about Adam and Eve?"
"YOU told them to rebel!" God replied.
"You knew they would! You're all-knowing!" Satan retorted.
"I limit it now." God said. "Besides, free will."
"Free will!" Satan scoffed. "Like that would've stopped you from stopping them."
"What?"
"I mean, here we are. Two humans. You have ultimate power over them. So you say to them: 'eat everything but this' and then I come along in the form of a serpent with the voice of reason, and they rebel. If you are all-knowing, you'd have never made the serpent. If you are all-forgiving, you would've have forgiven their transgression, seeing as I caused it in the first place, and if you were omnipotent, then what the hell were you doing with just two humans?! Why didn't you just make the Invincible Deathlords of Fuck You? You have the ability to play The Sims for fucking keeps! Don't waste it on them fucktards!"
"Because, Mr. Lucifer." God stated. "I had to make a point. If they wanted to assert their independence, then they cannot expect me to provide for them."

God and Satan during an Enemy Mine (Although it's more of a Villain Team-Up) to save everything that has ever existed.

edited 6th Apr '13 9:11:51 PM by Steventheman

I need a drink
That is actually a rather brilliant exchange. All to often I read stuff with Satan as the first, last and only humanitarian. Nice to see a God who wants to see us grow.
Theres sex and death and human grime in monochrome for one thin dime and at least the trains all run on time but they dont go anywhere.
Cmdr. of His Supremacy's Armed Forces
In-universe, he only keeps humanity alive so that he has a semblance of power in this Universe. Actually, God is very, very small in the big picture of things.

He does also, at one point, have someone literally raped to death for camping in CounterStrike.

It's not actually a serious sort of story. I would call it cosmic humour.

edited 6th Apr '13 10:44:35 PM by Steventheman

Dapper Gentleman
[up]Erm, as long as you're aware that this will most likely be considered a trifle extremely offensive by a not inconsiderable number of people...
"And every life is a special story of its own." —The Stargazer, Mass Effect 3
 998 Khantalas, Sun, 7th Apr '13 2:15:36 AM from ((Not actually a creepy adorable little girl.))
Creepy adorable little girl
Hell, I'm agnostic and I get offended by it.
"Be mine, dear big brother."
 999 Matues, Sun, 7th Apr '13 2:32:44 AM Relationship Status: Reincarnated romance
I know someone who would spontaneously combust from that.

He gets the indignation all the time.
 1000 betterthanstrawberry, Sun, 7th Apr '13 3:58:27 AM from back in the atmosphere.
Dreaming out loud.
Not much writing to speak of over here, but I like to think that I started off this one well enough:

The warm touch of the midnight sun opened Amelia's eyes.
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
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