323: A Baby to be Born Inside – Chapters 3 and 4

Title: A Baby to be Born Inside
Author: Gothica 13
Media: Television
Topic: 
Teen Titans
Genre:  Romance/Tragedy
URL: Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Critiqued by Ghostcat
 

 Welcome once again, beloved Patrons! I’m back today with the next two chapters of the Teen Titan fanfic titled A Baby to be Born Inside.
 
When last we met here, we learned that Raven, the half-demon sorceress, had gotten knocked up and was understandably upset by the turn of events. She decides not to ever tell anyone, but then starts waffling almost immediately. There’s a big meal where the alien Starfire suggests that they all pray and after some useless chatter they do so. Raven chows down on some unusual food combinations and staggers off the watch TV, leaving the others wondering about her out-of-character behavior. Since most of the characters have been acting OOC, I question whether they would notice anything wrong with their teammate, but they do. They decide to ask her about it, which brings us directly into Chapter 4.
 
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322: Gabriel Hawke – Chapter One

Title: Gabriel Hawke
Author: Raifa
Media: Video Game
Topic:  Dragon Age
Genre: Horror/General
URL: Gabriel Hawke
Critiqued by Herr Wozzeck

WARNING: This fic contains extremely graphic references to rape, murder, and other forms of violence against a woman. Seriously: some of the description is so graphic that several passages had to be censored. Because of this and the nature of how the acts mentioned above are depicted in this fic, readers who are sensitive to such topics may wish to (and probably should) skip this riff entirely. This riff is also extremely NSFW.

Hello once again patrons. Well, I thought I’d turn to an old thing here. It’s an old thing that got deleted, but through some complicated internet tomfoolery I managed to get it backed up before it got deleted. Why?

Because it is so awful and so morally bankrupt that its awfulness actually deserves to serve society as a reminder of how not to write a fic with a “ruthless” main character.

Yes, I say “morally bankrupt”. This fanfic is way more morally bankrupt than any other fic I have ever read in my life. Perhaps the best way to show how morally bankrupt it would be to tell you this little anecdote: when I showed this fic to a criminal psychologist that so happened to have a fanfiction.net account, he compared this fanfic to the journal entries of one Seung-Hui Cho. Yeah. This fic was compared to the guy behind the Virginia Tech shooting.

This is gonna be so much fun, especially at the part when I start raging at the thing that shows that this fic never had a chance in hell at working.

Let’s not waste any time.

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321: A Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith – Chapter Seven

Title: A Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith
Author: Jedi472
Media: Movie
Topic: Star Wars / Land Before Time
Genre: Sci Fi / Adventure
URL: A Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith – Chapter 7
Critiqued by TacoMagic

I’ve got a very special treat for everyone this week! The special treat is chapter seven of A Jedi’s Destiny, the first chapter of nine chapters that haven’t been re-written! The bad news here is that you’ll have to squint and tilt your head to the side in order to determine what the difference is. I certainly can’t tell.

SPEED RECAP! There’s a Gary Stu named Markus who is mostly evil, and entirely a jackass. He jumps through a rift and ends up on a 4000 year old yet magically upgraded Star Wars spaceship and lands on the Land Before Time world. Through a series of misadventures, he acquires a large collection of worshipers who fawn over his every word. There’s also some vague foreshadowing supplied by some of the Star Wars cast, but it’s been largely unimportant to the “plot.” There’s also the possibility that there’s sexual tension going on between Markus and Littlefoot, but it’s best not to dwell on that.

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320: Three Worlds Collilde – Chapter Three, Part Three

Title: Three Worlds Collide
Author:
dark dhampir
Media:
Book / Movie / Television
Topic:
Harry Potter / Sanctuary
Genre:
Family / Adventure
URL:
Three Worlds Collide
Critiqued by Frozenpoodlemeat

Sorry, forgot to add the usual weird schedule excuse.

Lyle’s sick and couldn’t get Froozenpoodle’s entry up for Monday, so instead they both had me toss it up for today to cover both of them. Enjoy!

-Taco

I’m sure many of you lost sleep this week wondering why Tonks wants to leave the wizarding world.  Well, I won’t make you wait any longer.  Here’s the rest of chapter three.

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Art-Tastic Saturday! – Mirror, Mirror

Hello and happy weekend, dear Patrons!  Lyle drew the short straw this week and is off cleaning the shark-jump tank, so she’ll be back on Tuesday with another update. Instead, I bring to you an absolutely gorgeous piece of Harry Potter fanart.

It is the artist’s interpretation of what Severus Snape would see in the Mirror of Erised – himself with Lily as his wife and Harry as his son. I think it is exceptionally true to the character as well as being quite well done.

Mirror, Mirror by Kyasarin131


319: A Baby to be Born Inside – Chapters 1 and 2

Title: A Baby to be Born Inside
Author: Gothica 13
Media: Television
Topic: 
Teen Titans
Genre:  Romance/Tragedy
URL: Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Critiqued by Ghostcat

Salutations, Patrons of the failed arts! I’m here today to tantalize and torment you with a luxurious new fic. It’s an older fic from the basement of the Teen Titans section (the animated series, not the comics) over on good ol’ ff.net. This particular source material is one of the most popular subjects in the Cartoons section, I thought I had done a few from there but a quick peek in the archives reveals that I’ve only offered up two fics in the past. Well, I’m going to rectify that oversight today! The chapters are very short and edited oddly, often cutting off mid-scene, so most of my riffs will contain at least two chapters.

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318: Parallel Realities – Chapter Twenty-Six

Title: Parallel Realities
Author: InHarmsWay
Media: Video Game
Topic:  Mass Effect
Genre: Supernatural/Romance/AU
URL: Parallel Realities: Chapter 26
Critiqued by Herr Wozzeck

Hello once again, children. Hello, and welcome to the finale of the first half of the ME2 arc. After this, we’ll be halfway done with Parallel Realities, and I honestly can’t wait to see what happens.

So all you really need to know is that last time, Nihlus had a sort of loyalty mission taken care of. This involved running around Omega taking down every merc group so that Garrus’ “vigilante” corps could go in and hold the rock for the Order’s use. Somehow, Aria was given clearance to find out what the parallel galaxy is, and we had Samara turn into a complete idiot from the subpar writing for her.

This time, we go in with some more plot regurgitation, and it covers one of the major plot missions. So let’s do this.

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