417: Back Home Again – One Shot

Title: Back Home Again
Author: SharanMcQuack
Media: Cartoon
Topic:  Duck Tales
Genre: None Listed
URL: Back Home Again
Critiqued by TacoMagic

Greetings, dear patrons.  This week is the start of a foray into my deep pile of one-shots.  I’ll be doing nothing but one-shots for the next several weeks in order to build up some momentum to tackle another large project.  I’ve got several behemoths on my stack, it’s just a matter of picking one.  In fact, I may just toss a bunch out there and let you, the patrons, decide what I should do.

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416: Once in A Lifetime – Chapter 6

Title: Once in A Lifetime
Author: NotWithoutYou
Topic: The Avengers
Genre: Romance/Humor
URL: Chapter 6: Hunter’s the Hero
Critiqued by: Kate

I like this chapter for two reasons: one, it marks the halfway point of this waste of internet space, and two, it’s pretty short. Not that NWY is capable of writing a chapter-length chapter (if that even makes sense) but you know.

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415: My Immortal – Chapter Two

Title: My Immortal
Author: Tara (reposted by TheJadedDolphin)
Media: Book / Movie
Topic:  Harry Potter
Genre: Romance / angst
URL:  My Immortal – Chapter Two
Critiqued by Lyle

Hello again!  Welcome back to my take-down of the classic, “My Immortal.”  On the last episode, we discovered that our heroine is an Emo-Sue-Vampire-Witch named Ebony Whatsist KaboomyPants the Third, or something similarly ridiculous.  I lost interest after her first name, to tell you the truth.  She wants to be related to a musician she has the hots for and walks around looking like a 2-dollar hooker.  That about sums up the last chapter.  Let’s get started!

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414: Protective Secrets – Chapter 14

Title: Protective Secrets
Author: bim-bam58
Media: Manga/Anime
Topic:  Fruits Basket
Genre: Romance/Tragedy
URL: Chapter 14
Critiqued by Ghostcat

Ave Patres, and a merry Ides of March to you!

I’m back with another exciting installment of my FB fic to delight and amaze you. According to my notes, the last chapter was a dull as a dime-store diamond; Shigure visited Hatori to tell him that Tohru had left and to “explain things” even though Shigure was never really told why Tohru was visiting Chris/tian the Asshat, and then we skipped over to Tohru. She finally arrived … wherever, had dinner in a diner, was abducted by two goons (one a hot blonde Frenchman who is instantly infected with Sueitis and the other a brunette brick I like to call Grump Bucket) and taken to Chris/tian the Asshat’s massive estate, which resembles a haunted house.

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413: Parallel Realities – Chapter Forty-Five

Title: Parallel Realities
Author: InHarmsWay
Media: Video Game
Topic:  Mass Effect
Genre: Supernatural/Romance/AU
URL:  Parallel Realities: Chapter 45
Critiqued by Herr Wozzeck

Hello again, patrons, and welcome to yet another installment of Parallel Realities. Well, on the minus side, we have a chapter today that likely is also logic busting. But this particular chapter also comes with some form of good news.

With this chapter, we’re four chapters away from ending this piece of crap. So we’re getting close to the end with this piece of ass. And to that I say: thank God. I’m beginning to get tired of this whole involved rigmarole, I really kind of am.

But whatever. The more I ramble on, the more time I waste. So let’s get to it, shall we?

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412: A Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith Chapter Fifteen, Part Two

Title: A Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith
Media: Movie
Topic: Star Wars / Land Before Time
Genre: Sci Fi / Adventure
URLA Jedi’s Destiny: Episode I: Rise of the Sith – Chapter 15
Critiqued by TacoMagic

Well, ladies and gentlemen, here we are.  The last installment of A Jedi’s Destiny.  I promised myself I wouldn’t cry.

Last time we watched one of the most inept base infiltrations since… uh, chapter 2.  Delta Squad wandered around with the dinosaur kids, using “they’re prisoners, see!” as an extremely flimsy cover.  Eventually they’re called on it and they have to gun down a bunch of technicians.  They then place some explosives in an area that will do only superficial damage to the star destroyer and then head out.  Meanwhile, Sith-Stu wanders around for a bit and then stumbles into the primary communications center.  He kills a pair of people in a needlessly showy way, and then has R3 hack the ship.  While doing so, R3 finds a folder marked “Deus Ex Lima” and decides to check it out.  Said folder is filled with all kinds of pertinent information about the Galaxy Gun, which would probably be more helpful if this fic were just a little longer than it is.

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411: From Another World – Chapter 2

Title: From Another World
Author: EclipsePheniox
Media: Video Game
Topic:  Mass Effect / Parallel Realities
Genre: Supernatural/Romance/AU
URL: From Another World Chapter 2
Critiqued by Erttheking

Chapter 2: A New Life

Wow, who would’ve thought that a talentless hack like me would’ve gotten attention on the same website as the author of Mass Effect Vexations?  Well, I’ll try not to disappoint  When we last left off, Shepard was stranded in another galaxy after his Dad dodged bullets, but got killed by a knife because if he didn’t die we wouldn’t have “dead dad” to add to “dead mom, dead sisters, crippled race and stuck away from home.”  He was found by the then Lieutenant Anderson and Ashley’s father, and brought onto their ship to receive medical treatment because he had a fever…for some reason.  The chapter ended with a five year old Ashley looking into the room, with the words “I will be you love interest,” practically tattooed to her forehead.  Well, moving on.

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