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Sue
Site Owner
Female
51 years old
About Me

I'm sorry to say this, but I never watched Xena until a couple of years after I started reading the fanfics.  Thanks to Netflix, that's no longer true :tongue:! 


I am a huge fan now, and my passion for the Conqueror overwhelmed my reading until I grew frustrated.  Hence, this Library.  My goal is to have every Conqueror story available posted on this site. 


Since a major pet peeve of mine is broken links, I beg everyone to let me know immediately if you run across one.  Milord would have my head if she found an error in her library!  All hail the Conqueror!


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

I think The Conqueror Series by LJ Maas

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena-all hail the Conqueror!

What stories have you read?

I'll update after I get this site off the ground! :D


All But the Heart by Apollo

Armageddon Tired of Conquering by Joanna

Destiny Conquered by Linda Crist (Texbard)


What stories do you plan to read?

Breaching Barriers by C Paradee

The Boar Hunt by Xenafyre


Soul Searching...read next

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

The Curse of the Conqueror by Enginer. 


Imagine a Conqueror who can't find the big "O" (or even a little "o"), misunderstanding when her mother suggests she needsto find someone with good "oral skills". Enter the Bard. Too funny!

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?


Is there anything else you'd like to add?

I thought I'd be selfish and share one of my pieces of writing.  Unfortunately, it's a true story.


Recently I was asked to tell mystory to the group. I asked my sponsor, “What should I talk about?” “Your Experience, Strength, and Hope” she answered. “Okay, how do I do that?” She replied, “Like the Big Book says…tell what it used to be like, what happened,and what it’s like now.”  It was good advice then, so I imagine it’ll be good advice now. So…bank the fire, put the kiddies to bed, and take a walk with me. Hang on……

 

First, I should mention that around 2003, I suffered with near-total amnesia. I’ve got 60-70% of my memory back, but that still leaves an awful lot in the black hole. So my story will probably jump by years. I’ll explain the when and how a little further on.  I will mention that I believe that the amnesia was a gift from God. I think you’ll see why soon.

 

After graduation, I told Grandma that I didn’t want to go to college right away. I said that I wanted to live life a little. She wasn’t thrilled with that, of course, but she went along with it. I understand that I lived with my friend Kim for awhile, but my story picks up after that. I had an apartment of my own, and worked managing a gas station. I started drinking at about 13. Mom bought my booze because she wanted a drinking buddy. Of course, I didn’t drink at Grandma’s, but I did sniff some glue to tide me over. Well, after I moved into my own apartment, I started drinking again. I would drink about 2 pints of  Everclear (190 proof, 95% pure grain alcohol) over the course of a day, including at work. I was a functioning drunk, meaning that I won Shell’s Employee of the Year 3 years in a row while I was drinking on the job.

 

At some point, I began to work at a tile and marble shop as a secretary. I met a man there, Byron M.  We dated, then he moved in with me. My folks weren’t thrilled with it, since he was a year older than my mom. Anyway, Byron treated me like a princess while we lived together. Then one day my Mom came over  drunk. She told me, “He won’t marry you. He’s just using you.” Of course, Byron and I were drunk, too, so I told Mom, “Oh yeah, watch this”  “Byron!” “Huh” “Let’s get married.” “Okay”. So we got married.

 

Problem was, he didn’t treat me like a princess after we got married. I don’t remember the first time he hit me, but I do remember the last. I never could predict what would set him off. I cooked steak instead of Hamburger Helper; I cooked Hamburger Helper instead of steak. I washed his dirty shorts; I didn’t wash his dirty shorts. The worst beatings were when we went out, and he saw another guy look at me. When we got home, he would pound my face while shouting, “I’ll make sure no one looks at your ugly face again.” Those usually resulted in broken bones. I wasn’t allowed to go to the doctor, so I learned to set my broken nose myself. Ribs you just use a large Ace bandage. Cheekbones you just leave alone.

 

I did say that I don’t remember the first time, but that I do remember the last. I have no clue as to why I didn’t leave him for so long. If I had, my baby would still be alive. Byron had said many times that he wanted children.So when I popped up pregnant, I could hardly wait to tell him. I didn’t get the reaction that I expected. I guess he was just telling me what he thought I wanted to hear. I was three months along when I finally told him. His reaction was to knock me to the ground and kick me in the belly until I miscarried. I called my father the next day, and while Byron was at work, Dad and I moved as much of my stuff as we could before Byron got home. I didn’t tell Dad what happened; I was ashamed that my silence caused the death of my child—his grandchild. Worse, over time I discovered that Byron broke something inside, so I was unable to get pregnant after that.

 

I moved to Irving, next door to Dory, a friend from work. I was hoping Byron wouldn’t be able to find me there. He had told me many times that if I tried to leave, he’d kill me. Dory and I became drinking buddies, then best friends. She had two sons, and one of them had Asperger Syndrome. Dory had decided, based on the doctor’s recommendation, to move to Rochester, MN and admit her son to the Mayo Clinic. Right about that time, Byron found me. I think the only reason he didn’t hurt me is because Dory was pacing around the yard with her .38. I got him to leave, then I asked Dory if I could go with them. She agreed, so we all moved to Rochester. I was hoping that 1100 miles would be far enough.

 

I moved to Rochester, MN in the summer of 1992. I didn’t get a divorce, thinking that the paperwork would help Byron find me. I got settled inand quickly found a job. Things soon became routine, except that being 1100  miles from Byron also meant that I was 1100 miles from Grandma and my parents. Everclear is apparently illegal in Minnesota, so I just doubled up on the vodka. It took a lot of booze to forget about my family and my baby.

 

The details are pretty spotty, but I know that not long after moving to Rochester I began suffering from severe depression. I know that I fought it since my teen years, but in Rochester it seemed I had no defenses. It wasn’t long before I began showing up at the hospital with yet another botched suicide attempt, wounds from “cutting”, or a broken hand from punching the wall. If it was a suicide attempt, I would be locked up in the “nut hut” (psych ward) for a couple of weeks, then they would turn me loose. I would do okay for 6 or 8 months, then it would start again.

 

Eventually, the episodes got closer together. Finally, in 2000, the doctors decided enough was enough. I’d had 9 suicide attempts in one year, and they had to move to more drastic measures. So I went through 25 ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) treatments (they’re also known as “electro shock treatments”;). Now trust me here…if someone electrocutes you 25 times, you’ll do whatever they want! So that was the end of my suicide attempts. Unfortunately, I lost 35 years of memories. I didn’t know who I was, nor did I remember much else.

 

Okay. This has been pretty grim so far. But this is where my life started turning around. I believe that no matter how bad something is, God will find good in it. That’s what happened to me. It’s kinda like bad memories are like sores that you keep picking. If you pick at a sore enough, it will never heal. If you keep returning to a bad memory, it will never heal. I started getting basic memories back fairly quickly…name, birthday, how to read, basic stuff like that. But the memories of my past took a little longer. And things began to heal.

 

I didn’t quit drinking, though. That’s one thing that I apparently didn’t forget…how to drink. So for 2-3 years, I kept drinking. I was drinking because of my amnesia; I was drinking because I didn’t have a car; I was drinking because I didn’t have any soda in the fridge. Drunks don’t need a reason. Problem was, I couldn’t get drunk. No matter how hard I tried, and how much I drank, I couldn’t get drunk. And things continued to heal.

 

On December 13, 2004, Dory and I were walking to the liquor store. We reached the intersection just before the store, which was controlled by a 4 way signal light. I pushed the walk button and waited impatiently for the light to change (it was probably 10 degrees outside). Finally, the walk light came on and we began to cross. A white pickup made a right turn directly in front of me. The truck missed me…but the 24 foot cargo trailer it was dragging didn’t. The front of the trailer struck my left shoulder and the left side of my head. I fell, and the wheel rolled over my right leg, just above the ankle. All I can remember is that I couldn’t quit screaming.

 

Luckily, I lived in Rochester, MN, home of the Mayo Clinic. I was taken to the hospital, where they prepped me for emergency amputation below the knee. When they put me under, they explained that my leg would be gone when I woke up. What I didn’t know is that the Orthopedic Surgeon on call that day was an Orthopedic Surgeon for the Mayo Clinic. Dr T. decided to try and save my leg. He was successful.

 

I was left with a leg full of hardware, fairly constant pain, and the knowledge that it could have been much, much worse. If I had fallen differently, the wheel could have rolled over my head or chest. If any other surgeon was on call that day, I’d be walking with a stump. Now, this next sounds a little extreme, but bear with me. When I came out of the anesthesia, I was ranting to myself, “That crazy s.o.b could have killed me!” and other choice thoughts. Then I swear I heard a voice say, “Isn’t that what you wanted?” That stopped me cold. If I was so dedicated to the idea of waking up dead, why was I so outraged?

 

I was released after a week and went home with my crutches. I drank some more, but it was like I didn’t have the heart for it. I wore that cast for 3 months, then graduated to a cane. The doctor said he counted over 200 pieces of broken bone when he quit counting, and yet my leg was still attached to my knee. I could feel that things were changing, and I honestly didn’t know what to do.

 

Then my brother found me on the internet. We had never gotten along growing up,but we started talking every night. Finally, he invited me to move back south. He said he lived in a little town called Mena, AR. Folks were friendly, and practically no crime. Dad lived there too, and I hadn’t seen him in about 9 years. I decided to move. I hadn’t heard from Byron in over 12 years, so it should be safe.

 

That move was the single most intelligent decision I had made in 10 years or more. I got to have my Dad back in my life, the town was everything I had dreamed of, plus…there was a little boy. My brother had a one night stand and she turned up pregnant. She was going to have an abortion, but my brother talked her into having the baby, and he’d raise it. The mother hasn’t seen the baby since he was born, but me, my father, and my brother raised Joel. I love that little guy so much!

 

The only thing wrong with Mena was that it’s a dry county…NO BOOZE! The nearest place to get alcohol is in Oklahoma. I white knuckled it for 5 months. I wasn’t drinking, but I wasn’t doing anything else. I was pretty miserable. Then God stepped in again. I had joined an internet dating site, and was talking to a man who lives in Mount Ida, about 90 minutes away. He said he was coming to Mena for an AA meeting, and would I like to meet him there.

 

I did, and the guy was a loser. But I found something there. In the space of a couple of weeks, I had a bunch of new friends and the promise that if I wanted it, and worked for it, I could be sober and happy (both at the same time? no way!). They also re-introduced me to God. I had always known that God was there, but he had given me so many chances, and I had turned my back. It would take unmitigated gall to ask him for help again. Wouldn’t it?

 

Happily, the answer is no. My life today is nothing like the life I had just a few years ago. Right now, I’m respected in this town, I have my volunteer work that is so rewarding, I have more friends right now than I’ve had in my whole life. I’ve got a relationship with Dad, and I have Joel, who loves me without question. I also have my Higher Power to talk to anytime, anywhere, for any reason. I am loved. And that’s pretty cool.

 

I thought I was finished, and then I realized I forgot to tell you what happened to Byron. I had been sober about 9 months when the police came to tell me he was dead. They found his body behind a warehouse in Phoenix, and he’d been there a couple of days. His last known address was a homeless shelter. He owned nothing but the clothes on his back. He died of alcohol poisoning.

 

God made it possible for me to grieve for him. He did terrible things, but nobody deserves to die like that. Thank God I don’t have to die like that.

 



Alexandria Ruth Nemelka
Member
Female
29 years old
About Me

I, Hasan the son of Muhammad the weigh-master, I, Jean-leon de Medici, circumcised at the hand of a barber and baptized at the hand of a pope, I am now called the African, but i am not from Africa, nor from Europe, nor from Arabia. I am also called the Granadan, the Fassi, the Zayyati, but I come from no country, from no city, no tribe. I am the son of the road, my country is the caravan, my life the most unexpected of voyages. leo africanus


Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

without one you dont have the other


Guntram
Member
Male
31 years old
About Me

Still around somehow, ever faithful to the Lord Conqueror.


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

still finding new things

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena

What stories have you read?

Alot of em, but not all... yet..

What stories do you plan to read?

Shadows of the Soul and Queen of Hearts atm

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

LJ Maas' Conqueror series


Chuckie
Member
Female
29 years old
About Me

There isn't much to know. Best to ask me, rather then me saying random things on here.


I guess basics...


<3 Conqueror stories

<3 Gaming(I mainly play Modern Warefare 2 on PC as of right now)

<3 Television Shows

<3 Movies

<3 Music


That's the basic. Any questions, just ask. :)


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Conquered by Leslie Ann Miller

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

God, I love them both.

What stories have you read?

Many. You name it off, and chances are I've read it. Though, I'm still looking for one's I haven't, and I am luckily coming across those.

What stories do you plan to read?

Whatever I find.


What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

I guess if they are starting out... LJ Maas Conqueror series.


Though, I really would also recommend Conquered by Leslie Ann Miller but it's not your normal Conqueror tale.

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?



schawnyboi
Member
Male
47 years old

Gem
Member
Female
39 years old
About Me

Hello! I am an aspiring author, a mother,  soon to be full time student and a rabid X and G fan. Really. My daughters middle name is Gabrielle. I'm not kidding. :P


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Is it wrong to pick my own?

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Gabrielle

What stories have you read?

Oh Gods, ummm not a lot of Conqueror but more than I can count of alt.

What stories do you plan to read?

Bring em on! Its a new phase I'm in and because I haven't read a lot I plan on getting through as many as I can.

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

Not adept enough to recommend

Is there anything else you'd like to add?

Ummmmm.....


darknlight
Moderator
Female
About Me

Hi there.


well, about me, what's to say... what's to say?

I'm an artist, I love to paint, draw and do things that chalege my creativness.. my profile picture is an exsambel on what I can do.

If you wish to see more then check out this link http://sb-artdesign.deviantart.com/ and give me a coment if you like.

 

Also I have just recently stated to write stories myself, but in the Uber categori, so far.

hopefully they will be poseted soon so others can read them. =)

 

well that's all I can come up with for now.

see you around.


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

there are so many great once that I can't just oick one

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

xena

What stories have you read?

I'm realy temted to say all of them, but I'm proberly not even close.

 

well let's start the list with the Conqueror stories, shall we..

 

All but the Heart, A Conqueror Tale - Apollo

Boar Hunt - Xenafyre

Conquered - Leslie Ann Miller

Conquering Heroine - CN Winters & Amy

Conquering Liaisons - Carola Eriksson

Conqueror (The) - Mavis Applewater

Conqueror: Sceptre of Fate Part I - Harpy & HkdonXetG

Conqueror's Harvest - ArdentTly

Conqueror's Touch (The) - Xena's Little Bitch

Destiny Conquered- Texbard

Edge of Nowhere (The) - Annemaart

Fever (The) - Xesbard

Gladiator - Carola Eriksson

Last Conqueror (The) - Lariel & Kamouraskan

Leader (The) - Storm

Loving the Conqueror - Mythe

Riding Out the Storm by Kim Pritekel

Seven Wonders Series - XWPFanatic

Shadows of the Soul - Melissa Good

Shattered - Lariel

Soul Searching - Advocate and TNovan

 

And I have proberly forgotten half of them.

What stories do you plan to read?

well that's a problem rigth now, I don't really know what to read, otherwise I would e reading rigth now, and not writing this. =)

 

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

depends on what kindd of stories they like.

but you never go wrong with Shadows of the Soul by  Melissa Good


Alexbonen
Member
Male
33 years old
About Me
Ftm trans man loves the stories and just love the deepest ofvsome story lines have gone
What is your favorite Conqueror story?

long ones

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

xena conqueror

What stories have you read?
Too many some days
Is there anything else you'd like to add?
Just love to read wish therevwas a way to get updates when a new story posted or older ones get updates

MJ Elswick
Member
Female
60 years old

Rio
Administrator
Female
About Me



What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Resistance by Della Street

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Both

What stories have you read?

I started All But the Heart, A Conquerors Tale by Apollo but I didn't care for it.

Armageddon Tired of Conquering by Joanna - a little too silly for me, but I did read the whole thing.

The Boar Hunt by Xenafyre - I started to read this but stopped at the disclaimers.

Conquered by Leslie Ann Miller. I read this a long time ago. I thought it was a good story and I'll probably read it again some time.

I just read Phantasia by Ambrosia and Taiko. I really liked it, I'd love to see it finished.

The Coqueror's Destiny - loved this story, I'm a big fan of J.A. Zollicoffer

The Curse of the Conqueror - good story but the tone is inconsistent. I'd still recommend it.

Soul Searching - good story

What stories do you plan to read?

Breaching Barriers by C. Paradee

Conquering Liasons sounds proising but it's unfinished. I'll probably read it any way.

Conquering the Conqueror - also unfinished.

Conquering Xena

Conqueror by Catherine M. Wilson

A Conquerors' Carol

Death of A Conqueror

Destiny Conquered - Texbard is a favorite author, so I'm expecting good things

Fortune Favors the Brave

The Last Conqueror

The Leader

Loving the Conqueror

Metamorphosis - unfinished

Shattered

A Simple Love Story - who doesn't like a simple love story?

Something More than This - unfinished

When Do You Know


What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

Resistance - this was probably the first conqueror story I read.

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?


Is there anything else you'd like to add?



HkdonXetG
Member
Female
63 years old
About Me

My name is Jane, but my bard name of "HkdonXetG" (that's license plate shorthand for "Hooked on Xena & Gabrielle"). I have been involved in the Xenaverse since 2000-2001 (a little late to the party, but I caught up). Early on, I read lots of XWP FF and then in 2001, I thought I'd try my hand at writing a XWP FF story. My first (and hitherto only) story happens to be a Conqueror story. It is called "The Conqueror: Sceptre of Fate" (a trilogy).


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Sceptre of Fate (of course!)

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Their Relationship!

What stories have you read?

Too numerous to mention, but I generally stick to X&G, Alt FF.

What stories do you plan to read?


What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?


Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

Yes! Sceptre of Fate, Part III is finally completed!

Is there anything else you'd like to add?



Silvermoonlight
Member
Female
About Me

Artist, Writer Xena fanfiction lover :)


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

LJ Mass Tale One Journey End

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Both

What stories have you read?

The Conqueror Series LJ Mass

Of Gladiators and Queens by

Conquering Heroine by

Soul Searching by

The Embrace Conqueror Series CJ Wells

The Conqueror  by CLYxenafanatic

Conqueror These are the Times by HAZMOT

X marks the spot VSS


What stories do you plan to read?

Not sure.

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

The Conqueror  by CLYxenafanatic

The Conqueror Series LJ Mass

Conquering Heroine

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

None that I know off but if I see any I'll point them out.

Is there anything else you'd like to add?



Intl Warrior
Member
Female
About Me

Avid fan of Xena and Gabrielle stories.


Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena

What stories have you read?

Almost everyone of them and most of them two or more times.

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

Soul Searching by T. Novan and Advocate is the first conqueror story I read and the one I would recommend to new fans to start their love of these stories

Is there anything else you'd like to add?

I would like to say "Thank You" to all the bards in the Xenaverse for all the wonderful stories I have had the pleasure of reading.


Xena's Bard
Member
Female
60 years old
What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Heaven Down Here

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

It depends on the kind of Conqueror Xena is...


WarriorJudge
Member
Female
43 years old
About Me

An avid Xena and Conqueror stories fan

I'm the writer of The a Realm Trilogy, Lord Conqueror of the a realm. Queen of the Realm and Princess of the Realm.

What is your favorite Conqueror story?

DarkAngel's

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena

What stories have you read?

Pretty much most of what's out there

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

DarkAngel's:http://www.angelfire.com/id/DarkAngel/stories.html


Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

Not that I can think of...I'm working on one now though


Xenamar
Member
Female
59 years old
About Me

I am a Loyal subject to Our Conqueror. Tho I may never be a favorite among Her realm She owns my heart and body shares my soul with Our  friend Jesus. I Miss Our Conqueror and Her Bard every day.  Marlene  Spt.12,1959 single  Lesbian. 


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

too many to name

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena

What stories have you read?

Becareful what you wish for , too many too name

What stories do you plan to read?

all of them

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

gab as a slave  turns out Gab is her  Soulmate

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

yes the ones that are named when i go to read them the links are broken, The Conqueror stories that was on the Yahoo geocities.

Is there anything else you'd like to add?

I wish to see pix of Our Conqueror and Her Bard


Enyo
Member
Female
29 years old
About Me

I'm an American who has now lived in Australia for three years and loves it.  Xena used to be one of my heros when I was young (like around 7-8 ) and I've finally rediscovered her.  I write fiction for fun but have never tried write fanfiction.  I love conqueror stories and reading them is a favorite guilty pleasure of mine.


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

I can't choose

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Both (can't really have one without the other)

What stories have you read?

All of the conqueror stories so far.

What stories do you plan to read?


What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

Conqueror's Harvest.  I did have Loving the Conqueror up here but after thinking about it the Conqueror's Harvest is better.  It does have a lot of the characters from the show that new readers will recgonize and while the violence is there its not overly described. 

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

Nope, I love this site.  But I will be on the look for more stories to add to the site.


calicojett
Member
Female
62 years old
About Me

Just another rabid Xena fan! I am so glad places like this still exist on the web so thanks for being here


What is your favorite Conqueror story?

Lord Conqueror Series by Warriorjuge

Who is your favorite character--Xena or Gabrielle?

Xena

What stories have you read?

Every Conquerer story from the Royal Academy of Bards and most of the X&G fiction

Missy Good's site stories, Linda Crist, LJ Maas, Warrior Judge, Mayt, Kodi Wolf, Most of the AUXIP page, Shadowfen, Mickey Miner, Red Hope, Infamia, The Death of me, Conquering Shadows ,Planet Solon's Series, Gin's Negotiatios, Compications, Invitations series

What stories do you plan to read?

Any and all the Xenaverse has to offer.

Th Silverlight story

What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?

Destiny Conquered-Conquering Shadows-My Lord Series-LJ Maas

Lord Conquereor Series by Warriorjudge

Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?

Where is LJ Maas? Her Conquerer series is one of the best!!!


xeroheroKris
Member
Female
About Me

Currently a 23 year old student.


What stories have you read?


What stories do you plan to read?


What Conqueror story would you recommend to new fans?


Do you have any suggestions for the site? Do you know of any stories that are missing?


Is there anything else you'd like to add?



Amazon
Member
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