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Review of chapter "Chapter Five." from maxthehobbit
Review:
Not a trekkie, but I remember seeing most of the episodes in 1974-75 or so, think they were reruns, but that's all you get at overseas military installations. The base seemed deserted when Star Trek was on tv.

This was pretty funny till near the end, but good. Thanks
Comments from author:
Star Trek...the first TV show I saw in colour!

Again, this is one of those stories that if I was writing now I'd have stayed with the humour and cut way back on the darkness!

74-75 that would mean we were in the forces at about the same time!

Cheers,
D.
Review By [maxthehobbit] • Date [12 Dec 11] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Five." from CPTSkip
Review:
Lol! I liked your story. You made me laugh multiple times and your plot actually made sense. Both are good things. Lol! But we never got to see the Lesbians interact with Uhura. And get your mind out of the gutter, I don't mean sexually. But let me take a moment to mentally picture ... NO! Get thee behind me Satan! She was always one of my favorite ST characters and when I got to meet Ms Nichols at several Star Trek Cons, she turned out to be just as gracious and beautiful in real life as she was on the screen. I love this series of yours and can't wait for more. Maybe Mulder and Scully need some magical help on one of their stranger cases? But you've got me worried about Kennedy still peeing blood. Thanks for all the good reading and now write more. Lol!
Comments from author:
Cheers!

Yes there was a lot I could have put in Uhura and Yeoman Rand for four...sorry two! I only intended 'Star Trekkin'' to be a fairly short Fic so one only had so much time and space (Now I'm going inti Dr Who!) to fit stuff in.

Glad you liked the ending, to be honest I was a little worried about it. I think I made the previous chapters funnier than I had originally intended, and the last chapter was a bit serious (or so I thought). Anyway onwards and sideways!

So you went to Star Trek Cons too. I once met Walter Koenig twice! Plus various people off STNG, DS9 and Voyager. Yes I used to go to Cons quite a lot, but no more.

Next story out at about the end of the month.

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [CPTSkip] • Date [2 May 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Five." from arkeus
Review:
Yeah, the klingons are quite "cleaver" indeed!
Grins. So those are the grey robes bastard, uh? I am a bit worried still about buffy, hoping it doesn't get too bad :/
The only thing i am wondering is why you didn't have the lesbos join the federation, as i couldn't see why they were "as bad as the klingon".

Great work, your style gets a time to get used to, but...
Comments from author:
If you look at things from Willow's world view the Federation at that time would seem as bad as the Klingon's. Anyway that's what I thought.

I don't know if you watched DS9. Tho conversation between Quark and Garick (sp?) about the Federation and Root Beer being 'Insidious'!

I thought I'd caught all the 'cleavers' and thrown them back! One musta got through...not very clever of me.

Don't worry about Buffy she can look after herself!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [arkeus] • Date [2 May 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from (Moderator)Kiwikatipo
Review:
"The visions of running natives being Phasered down by a laughing Captain Kirk, the burning grass huts the screams of the women as the Landing Party raped any survivors."

Ethically that actually could have been vile writing. I thought the passage had all the high marks of high comedy as being so anti what we saw in the tv series. (I burst out laughing anyway)

But then it wasn't the real crew that did that it was copies, so its not funny anymore, but still not angst.

It was heavy morally, but I think you pulled it off.
Comments from author:
Well thanks for that! I don't think I thought about like that when I wrote it. I was just doing my usual; go from comedy to horror in a couple of lines to shock people out of their complacency (I think!).

Also, as I hope you'll see, I didn't go for the 'Funny bit at the end' as did the TV series.

Anyway, last bit tomorrow.

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [(Moderator)Kiwikatipo] • Date [1 May 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from (Moderator)jrabbit
Review:
Thank god they didn't successfully remove the widget valve, otherwise all the beer on board would be flat!
Comments from author:
Gods yes!

It's a little know fact that the original Enterprise actually ran on Boddingtons! All this blather about Dilithium Crystals was just a cover up.

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [(Moderator)jrabbit] • Date [30 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from JoeDineen
Review:
So are you going to all the lines from the song? Also liked the Willow Gandalf moment. Sill as all get out but I am enjoying it.
Comments from author:
Glad you're enjoying it. Only a few more quotes to do!

All the best, DaveT.
Review By [JoeDineen] • Date [30 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from CPTSkip
Review:
Ah, it is nice to see just a bit of Darth Willow in action. You have a very twisted mind and I have no idea of what is going on, but I blame the Klingons. By the way, are they the smooth forehead Klingons or the wrinkly foreheaded Klingons? Just wondering.
Comments from author:
This is TOS so they're to old fashioned Klingons. Never did like the explanation for the change given in 'Enterprise'.

Every now and again 'Darth Willow' has to come out to play...It's better than bottling it up!!!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [CPTSkip] • Date [30 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from BrendanM
Review:
[snerk]

Nice.

You're doing a great job.
Comments from author:
Thanks.

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [BrendanM] • Date [30 Apr 07] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Four." from arkeus
Review:
mwawawa, definitely funny, though i wonder when the exchange was done :-)
wonder never ceases, uh?
Comments from author:
I think it was after everybody left the party, but I could be wrong, I'm only the Author!!!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [arkeus] • Date [30 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Three." from SamJames
Review:
You're having too much fun with the Star Trek cliches, aren't you? He's dead Jim indeed. Keep it up!

As always an interesting story.
Comments from author:
Cheers, more cliches to come!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [SamJames] • Date [28 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Three." from MarcusRowland
Review:
Okay, then the next one will probably have Kirk saying "We come in peace - shoot to kill" if you're following the song. Like the implausibly large earrings, especially in the context of the original animated music video, which I just found on youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCARADb9asE
Comments from author:
Great stuff I've been trying to find that for ages!

Did you ever hear about 'Pages Bar' in Westminster? In i's heyday you could have 250 people all singing 'Star Trekkin' at the tops of their voices...those were the days...we thought they never end, we'd sing and dan...!

Sorry I've got to go now and take my Dried Frog Pills.

All the best DaveT.
Review By [MarcusRowland] • Date [27 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Three." from CPTSkip
Review:
Excellent! I think you've hit nearly every Star Trek cliche. I would love to see the female "natives" become more interested in Willow and Kennedy than in Kirk. Lol!
Comments from author:
Somewhere around here it gets darker...it's gotta be soon there's only two more chapters! Don't worry there's still a few more 'Trekisms' to do!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [CPTSkip] • Date [27 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Three." from (Moderator)Kiwikatipo
Review:
'three Security Ensigns, their bright red shirts making them perfect targets in amongst the vivid greens of the jungle."

ha I cracked up laughing on that one.

Ooh tribbles they were so cute, and the perfect housing warming present to give to Buffy and the Immortal in Rome.
Comments from author:
One of the best episodes of DS9 was the 'Trials and Tribble-ations' 30th anniversary episode. Now there's an idea I'm looking for a monster for my '2nd Seattle Slayers Camp out' story.

Evil Tribbles!

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [(Moderator)Kiwikatipo] • Date [27 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Three." from arkeus
Review:
ah, you know, i prefer lighthearted fic !
Sigh, this is almost getting complicated, i see :-)
t'would have been funny had they run naked :p
Comments from author:
'Almost'? Sorry!

Don't think I didn't toy with the idea of naked Witches and Slayers (pauses a minute to review the pictures in his mind) but I thought better not. Now if this had been a longer fic...

Next update Monday.

All the best DaveT.
Review By [arkeus] • Date [27 Apr 07] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Two." from Grindhall
Review:
This is great lots of fun............

I know yor writting this tongue firmly in cheek but could you consider adding a bit of your more serious thought to it theres so much cool stuff the girls could acomplish in the star trek U if the thought abought it. Just grabbing the medical database and the designs for all the medical gizmos could save untold numbers of Slayers. I myself would love for willow to grab herself that cool D7 or at least a bird of prey if one handy.................
Comments from author:
OH I'm not letting you near my time machine! Remember the Temporal Prime Directive! Though a Bird of Pray could come in handy, and what would be the effect of a Phaser on a Vamp?

The consequences of giving Hi-Tech do-dads to low-tech peoples can be and usually are desasterous, just look at our own history, and I think Willow would know this.

As the old saying goes; The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.

All the best,
DaveT.
Review By [Grindhall] • Date [25 Apr 07] • Rating [9 out of 10]
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