204: Good Girl Bad attitude – Chapter Five

Title: Good Girl Bad attitude
Author: hot-chick down under
Media: Television
Topic: House M.D.
Genre: Adventure/Romance
URL: Good Girl Bad attitude: Chapter Five
Critiqued by Frozenpoodlemeat

We are on the final chapter of this story.  Chapter five is called “Told Off by the Boss.”  I’m feeling doubtful that being told off by her boss will have any effect on Serenity at all.  She blows off anyone who would try and tell her how she should act and we know that she’s blown off her bosses many times before.  Oh, well, let’s just get on with this travesty.

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203: The Animagus Predator – Chapter One, Part Two

Title: The Animagus Predator
Author: Bijuui9
Media: Book / Movie
Topic: Harry Potter / Aliens/Predator Cross-Over
Genre: Romance / Sci-Fi
URL: The Animagus Predator – Chapter One
Critiqued by Ghostcat

I am back with the “exciting” conclusion of Chapter 1 of The Animagus Predator! There has been tons of out-of-canon shenanigans and rampant Gary Stuness and it’s only going to get worse. I’m properly fortified with an extra-large pot of espresso and my special paintball gun in case the DRD stop by, let’s press forward into the unknown!

Today we also get to learn a new word – mithridatization! Don’t say I never taught you nothing. (Sorry, AR.) And no, it has nothing to do with turning people into gold.

And in case you missed the previous installment, here is what you should know:

Drinking your own urine is dangerous because of the high sodium content, you should always dilute it with fresh water first.

Wait a second …

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202: Parallel Realities – Chapter Five and Chapter… Uh… “Species BioSheet Reference”

Title: Parallel Realities
Author: InHarmsWay
Media: Video Game
Topic:  Mass Effect
Genre: Supernatural/Romance/AU
URL: Parallel Realities – Chapter Five and Parallel Realities—Species BioSheet Reference
Critiqued by Herr Wozzeck

Hello children. Welcome back to my snarking of Parallel Realities.

Remember that one point when I said we could tackle two chapters in the space of one installment of snarking when I snarked at Chapters 2 and 3? Well, here’s that other point I was referring to.

That sure was fast. So now, we’ve got a ton of canon to get through, and then, we can get on to one of the really fun things about this fic…

Yes, I’m referring to the Species BioSheet Reference that the author places after the fifth chapter that delineates information on a lot of these species. You’d think we can skip that, but I’m going to go into detail when we hit that list, because there are some things that are very noticeable with those lists that suddenly make some things in the parallel galaxy beyond silly and ridiculous.

We should get moving now, but first, a brief summary…

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201: A Questing We Go! – Chapter Two

Title: A Questing We Go!
Author: chikadee-pan
Media: Book/Movie/Television
Topic: Peter Pan
Genre: Adventure/Fantasy
URL: A Questing We Go! – Chapter Two
Critiqued by TacoMagic

Welcome back to another day on our break from the horrible Call of Duty fic.  This week I’m flying solo as I riff on chapter 2 of A Questing We Go! that, so far, has been fairly quest free.

To recap, in chapter one we were treated to a game of hide and seek being played by a large group of kids, most of whom wanted to be playing almost anything else.  They eventually find a radioactive map and decide to call it a night.  Chapter two follows the point of view of Harmonia, a fairy that appeared briefly in chapter one, only to throw a bitch-fit about being called “glowey” and leave.

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200: The Mystery Story – One Shot

Title: The Mystery Story
Author: HB17RJO
Media: Book / Movie
Topic: Harry Potter / Wrinkle in Time
Genre: Friendship
URL: The Mystery Story
Critiqued by Addicted Reader

Hello readers.  I’m really sorry for missing last week, life just got crazy(ier).  For this week, I’ve decided to venture into the world of crossover fanfiction, and I found a weird little story on my first try.

Now, the writing mechanics in this story aren’t so bad.  Certainly not down to our usual standard.  What make it snark-worthy, however, are the author’s laughable attempt at mystery, the abuse of two different canons in one story, and the outrageous timesquiggle that makes it impossible to take this seriously as a piece of fanfiction.

I found this by looking in the Wrinkle in Time Trilogy crossover section, since I had some good luck in the Wrinkle in Time Trilogy section before. Once there, I clicked on Harry Potter, and there this was:

This is a mystery story! Luna meets a stranger at the store, and they become fast friends? Who is this girl? It’s your job to guess.

Anyone want to guess who Luna’s going to meet?  Just in case you’ve missed it, I’ll play along and not give it away.  Let’s look at the story and see what the hints are.

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