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Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from AmberleRose
Review:
So very awesome!!
I love how Xander is maturing but staying him and how Wesley is having to EARN his stripes. Pol rocks.
Thank you!!
Comments from author:
Must. Resist. Pun... I'm glad you like Polaris, I'm always hesitant introducing OC's into a story because they're so often used to overshadow established characters instead of complimenting them and enhancing the story. Glad to know I seem to be doing things right with my character by the way people are responding to her.

And as one Gargoyle fan to another, I have to say, Rock On.
Review By [AmberleRose] • Date [14 Jul 14] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from burn
Review:
I'm digging Xander being the center of attention while all the Scoobies are present and accounted for. Xander's interactions with Giles have been great. I definitely want to find out what's up with Xander and his dreams. The tomahawk is very effective weapon that Xander should take up learning. It's much better than a battleaxe because of the speed advantage.

I really didn't like that Xander was patrolling on his own. He doesn't have the equipment, training or any backup to fall back on. I think having Xander run into Polaris another way would have worked better. This way, Xander looks like an epic moron and he's my favorite character! It is pretty tragic that Xander thought that Polaris's analysis of our country's history was accurate and insightful, it was laughably neither. Good on Polaris for learning to read so quickly though.

Thanks.



What a great response! Thanks. Yeah, the tomahawk is an awesome weapon. Modern all metal ones are used by the military all the time. If I were Xander, I'd carve little crosses into everything that might come in contact with a vampire. I bet holy water, crosses, some blessed silver coated weapons and a little faith would go a long way in the Buffyverse.

I loved your origin story much better than the one in canon.

You're right, teenagers can do some truly stupid things. I hope that over the course of your story that Xander comes to understand just how lucky he was to run into Polaris that night.

I'd like to see Xander or Polaris mention their opinions of the history book Polaris referenced in front of Giles and Wes. I think they might be surprised by a completely opposite view point. An example for Polaris, that it will take a much longer period of time to learn that not everything that's non-fiction is true or accurate and even longer to be able to tell the difference. Xander just needs to get a smack to the head so he doesn't always believe everything that Willow says.(S4 E8 "Pangs") Thanks again. Keep it up!
Comments from author:
Xander learning to use tomahawks, interesting idea.

Also yes Xander patrolling on his own was stupid, but I remember doing many stupid things when I was eighteen and I didn't have a vengeful steak against vampires and other demons. I will say this about the show, one of the things they got right is that they showed the flaws of the characters as well as the attributes we admire. This is something I try to incorporate into my writing, just with the added bonus of the characters learning and growing from their experiences, including their mistakes.

As for Polaris' view on our government, I will simply say that it is not my own, but fit her character. What I was going for in that scene is how we as a species are full of contradictions, and how those contradictions may look and confuse a sentient being who is looking at us from a completely outside perspective.
Review By [burn] • Date [14 Jul 14] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from Oxnate
Review:
Welcome back. Always good to see more of a good Gargoyles story.
Comments from author:
Thank you, and I'm always glad when people let me know that I've given them a good Gargoyles story.
Review By [Oxnate] • Date [13 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from MagnusXXN
Review:
Interesting. Despite the crossover, I do enjoy seeing the inter-workings of the scoobys when it comes to their daily lives. Its also fun to see the young Wesley mocked. He was far to serious and into himself back then. And Xander? Perfect person to do it.


): )
Comments from author:
Glad you're enjoying my little war against Wesley. I know I shouldn't, but he was such a stuck up little so and so when he first arrived that he's just too tempting of a target.
Review By [MagnusXXN] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from raxadian
Review:
Ah yes, vamp Willow.
Comments from author:
Very much vamp Willow. Now I just have to write some fight scenes with her and Polaris going at it.
Review By [raxadian] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Doubling the Tweed" from raxadian
Review:
I had almost forgot they pushed Xander away after the whole love spell thing. So the real reason was not to keep him safe, it was because everyone was angry with him and used keeping him safe as an excuse.
Comments from author:
The love spell was in season two, that was just when Giles started to have serious doubts about how committed Xander was to the fight. After all in cannon Xander is the slacker and clown, ready with a stupid but at times needed remark to defuse tension. When you look at it from that perspective it's easy to dismiss him.
Review By [raxadian] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Star light, star bright" from raxadian
Review:
Changed inside him? Okay, I think that by know Xander should better than to fall for a non human.
Comments from author:
Xander didn't seem to ever fully shake the need to add at least a bit of non human flavor to his date life. So while he should know better the part of the brain that would tell him that may be overruled.
Review By [raxadian] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Communication" from raxadian
Review:
Very interesting spell, and it makes kind of sense, a Slayer usually lives too short to teach her a new language.
Comments from author:
Glad that part of the story caught your attention.
Review By [raxadian] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from raxadian
Review:
To be fair, not all gargoyles are "good".
Comments from author:
True, but those like Demona are few and far between. Also when dealing with things like true demons it is easy to see how one or two watchers could view gargoyles as the saints of the non human world.
Review By [raxadian] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from Compston
Review:
Interesting story so far....
Comments from author:
Glad you've enjoyed it
Review By [Compston] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Rating [6 out of 10]
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from azulkan
Review:
Glad to see the update. Been a while so had to reread the story but well worth it. Looking forward to more.
Comments from author:
More of all my works in progress will come. However I think it should be obvious by now that any time frame I give should be taken with quite a bit of salt.
Review By [azulkan] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "The course begins to change" from Tjin
Review:
wow... it's... been a while...

still a great fic, i love Gargoyles crossovers... Thanks for letting us read.
Comments from author:
Thank you for reviewing
Review By [Tjin] • Date [12 Jul 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Doubling the Tweed" from bookworm
Review:
I only came across this tonight, so I'm definitely behind, but I'd still like to say that this shows quite a bit of promise. Add me to list of people hoping that further inspiration strikes. :-)
-Scott
Comments from author:
Will do
Review By [bookworm] • Date [27 May 11] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Doubling the Tweed" from mountainelements
Review:
Wow. I've never read Giles' reasons for cutting Xander out of the group. Good point. I hope you continue this story someday.
Comments from author:
Just need to set some time aside to watch Gargoyles again for inspiration
Review By [mountainelements] • Date [21 May 11] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Doubling the Tweed" from atticus
Review:
This made me go back and watch Gargoyles, forgot how much I liked that show. So I'm waiting for the eventual Manhattan clan part of the story. Cause that's when I'm gonna go bananas.
Review By [atticus] • Date [5 Aug 10] • Not Rated
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