2499: Legend of Zelda: The True Force – Chapter Twenty-Two, Part Two

Title: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Author:  Hikari no Vikki
Media: Video Game / Movie
Topic: Legend of Zelda / Star Wars
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
URL: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Critiqued by TacoMagic and Retired Darth Lord Crunchy

Welcome back, patrons.  It’s Wednesday, so that means it’s time for your weekly injection of high school fantasy anime.  Crunchy will now furnish us with a recap.

“The illusory traps were as substantive as the threat posed by terror unnamed.  Meanwhile the temple’s environmental management service assured air purity with the new Miasma Roomba.”

Beautifully obtuse, thank you.  Let’s check in with the fic already in progress.

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2493: Legend of Zelda: The True Force – Chapter Twenty-Two, Part One

Title: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Author:  Hikari no Vikki
Media: Video Game / Movie
Topic: Legend of Zelda / Star Wars
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
URL: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Critiqued by TacoMagic and Retired Darth Lord Crunchy

Hello again, patrons, and welcome back to True Force High: The Blushening.  I’m back from my yearly stay out in the wilds of Wisconsin, so things should settle back into place for at least another week before the end of the year holidays put a stop to any kind of consistency.  With me, as always, is Crunchy.  Want to hit us with that sweet recap action?

“One moment while I prepare it.”

Wha-

Ah.

Well, this week we start our plunge into the second longest chapter in the entire fic.  It’s a monster of verbiage that is going to take a fair few installments to conquer, so sit back, strap in, and grab a warm cup of whatever stuff you have nearby.  Let’s get cracking!

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2484: Legend of Zelda: The True Force – Chapter Twenty-One, Part Three

Title: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Author:  Hikari no Vikki
Media: Video Game / Movie
Topic: Legend of Zelda / Star Wars
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
URL: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Critiqued by TacoMagic and Retired Darth Lord Crunchy

Heyo, patrons!  Welcome back to the final installment of Chapter Twenty-One!  What did we do last time, Crunchy?

“Musical spinning and moisture followed by copious female speak.  Beyond that, the start of spelunking.”

Honestly I didn’t think even that much happened.  Regardless, let’s jump into the last bit and see if Vikki can finish strong!

(Spoiler from the future: She can’t.)

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2479: Legend of Zelda: The True Force – Chapter Twenty-One, Part Two

Title: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Author:  Hikari no Vikki
Media: Video Game / Movie
Topic: Legend of Zelda / Star Wars
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
URL: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Critiqued by TacoMagic and Retired Darth Lord Crunchy

Happy Wednesday the Thirteenth, patrons, and welcome back to the second part of chapter twenty-one: Whimsical Well Wanderings.

“That is most assuredly not the name of the chapter.”

Maybe not, but it’s better that what it’s actually named.

“I contest that as also false.”

Whatever, hit us with that hot recap action!

“How much roughage have you had this morning?”

I’m on my second thirty-two ounce (sixteen-point-eight kilometers for our metric friends) mug full!

“I see.  So far as part one is concerned, we were treated to Schrodinger’s conflagration in the village, the resident useless-Sue developed super-princess powers, and the old protagonist became unstuck in time.  Also, the village gates vanished in a fit of convenient anti-plot.”

That was far more comprehensible than I’m used to.

“It is likely that I am a smidgen rusty after our lengthy break.”

Good, then I’ll look forward to the recaps becoming less intelligible as we get back into the groove.  Anyway, let’s get crackin’!

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2473: Legend of Zelda: The True Force – Chapter Twenty-One, Part One

Title: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Author:  Hikari no Vikki
Media: Video Game / Movie
Topic: Legend of Zelda / Star Wars
Genre: Adventure / Fantasy
URL: Legend of Zelda: The True Force
Critiqued by TacoMagic and Retired Darth Lord Crunchy

Well, it’s been a while but here we are again with more True Force.

“Sadly not longer, yes?”

You’re not wrong.  Since it’s been so long, would you mind refreshing us on what was going on last time?  If I remember correctly it was one of those ‘interlude’ chapters we love so much.

“Certainly!  The plot tumor and the old protagonist made eyes at each other for a while and talked ad nauseum about their equal lack of experience in romance.  At some point the two of them rubbed their faces against each other for a while in that curious way you monkeys do.  I believe Navi also showed up to remind us that she is still indeed a character despite all her page time going to the new protagonist with the same personality.”

So, short form: nothing happened.

“As is typified of this story, yes.”

Fabulous.  For those wanting a refresher of where we are in the Ocarina of Time Let’s Play, Vikki just finished the Water Temple and is spending the night at the Zora Hotel and Convention Center.  This chapter she’ll be doing the Bottom of the Well dungeon to get the Lens of Truth.

“How would you-”

Chapter Twenty-One: Turn Back Time – Bottom of the Well

“Ah.”

Let’s take a peek at the disclaimer and author’s note before getting into this thing!

Disclaimer: If I owned Zelda, there would be a Majora’s Mask 3DS remake by now. And there isn’t, is there? Yeah, that’s right.

I’m not sure if this counts as predicting the future or not.  Technically this chapter came out nearly two-and-a-half years before the Majora’s Mask 3DS remake did, and about a year-and-a-half before the remake was announced, but the 3DS remake was a big ask of the community for a while, so I’m not sure we can give her credit.

“Perhaps it means Vikki inherited the franchise sometime after writing the fiction.”

Ooof, I sure hope not.

Author’s Notes-

Oh crap, here we go.

Bottom of the Well time! (dances) Enjoy!

Oh, that’s it?  Wow, short, redundant, and pointless.  Almost like the fic, but at the length the whole thing should be.

*ALARM STAYS SILENT*

“I imagine the agents will be sleeping off all that candy for a while.”

How much did we give out?

“We emptied both silos and had to dip into the emergency stash on sublevel twenty-nine.”

Huh, slow year.

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2468: Halloween Oneshots – Spooptoberfest End

Title: A Sith’s Halloween
Author: Master Darth Warious – Lady of Chaos
Media: Movie
Topic: Star Wars
Genre: Spoopy Horror, Humor
URL: A Sith’s Halloween
Critiqued by TacoMagic

You might have noticed that yesterday I posted a guest shot and instead I’m posting my riff today.  That’s because we were out of spoop-themed guest posts, which was a problem because today is

HALLOWEEN!

And we’re going to end this like we started it, with some Star Wars!  But, this time the fic is actually about Halloween!

Sorta.

Our Star Wars correspondent is absent this week due to a sudden compelling need to spend all day on the heat rock, so we’ll just muddle through without him.

Onward to glory and summary!

An in-between Story for Two Sith Lords and an elf.

I immediately regret my life choices!

“Two Sith Lords and an Elf” is a collection of various fics written by Warious that is kind of its own little fan canon.  Based on the handfull of chapters I read, it’s a super cringy collection of small fics that all star herself.  I’ll probably get around to riffing those some day, but you don’t really need to know much about them for this little Halloween spinoff.

Darth Maul and Darth Warious give an account of what happened one October month in preparation for Halloween.

That’s what we call a “nothing fic confirmation” ’round these parts.

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2460: Halloween Oneshots – Spooptoberfest Part Four

Title: Halloween Horror
Author: LyricalxRose
Media: Book
Topic: Harry Potter
Genre: Spoopy Horror, Drama, Fantasy
URL: Halloween Horror
Critiqued by TacoMagic

Welcome back to the Spooptoberfest, Patrons!  This week we’re going to do something that last week I said I had no plans on doing, and that’s Harry Potter Halloween fics!  See, in the comments last week Bats mentioned that there must be a ton of holiday nothing fics for Final Fantasy 7, which is absolutely true.  However, there are so, so many more for Harry Potter; a quick check indicates that there are roughly thirty-times more.

And, most of them are bad.

But we aren’t just about bad here in the Library, no, we’re also about, well, this:

View the night of Voldemort’s attack on the Potters through the eyes of Ami, Harry’s twin sister.

Brace yourselves patrons, this is going to be exceptionally pointless.

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