|Alias(es):||Kirrily Robert, Kirrily "Skud" Robert, Alex Skud Bailey, damned_colonial|
|Fandoms:||Age of Sail, Sherlock Holmes|
|Communities:||Dispatches (founder), queering_holmes (moderator)|
|URL:||Skud's Archive of Our Own|
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Skud was a Australian fan active online since 2000s, under many names. They wrote and made vids mostly in Age of Sail fandoms, especially Horatio Hornblower, though they sometimes wandered backward into the Elizabethan era.
Skud was also a well-known open source and, more generally, open culture advocate. They were involved with the Geek Feminism blog and wiki, and the My Name Is Me campaign, among other fabulous things.
- Particular Friends series: Master and Commander bookverse fic beginning at the end of Desolation Island and continuing to (and going AU around) Treason's Harbour.
- All the King's Men series (co-written with Marna): "a series of Hornblower fan fiction stories set in a shared, coherent universe. It traces the lives and relationships of various Hornblower characters over the course of more than a decade."
- Shore Leave (co-written with Marna and ladybretagne): A 16,000 word Age of Sail crossover PWP, featuring characters from Hornblower, Master and Commander, Sharpe, and Pirates of the Caribbean.
- Chasing Fraser
- "Infotrope". 2000-08-17. Archived from the original on 2022-03-30.
- "Infotropism My name's Skud. I make and do stuff. Check it out". 2014-09-06. Archived from the original on 2022-03-30.
- Accessing the Dreamwidth blog on June 26, 2023 the page reads: "This journal has been either temporarily or permanently suspended by Dreamwidth Studios for policy violation. If you're skud, contact us for more information." The Wayback Machine shows this notice pops up in 2016.