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Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from Fablesrogue
And this....
Review By [Fablesrogue] • Date [12 Aug 13] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from Letomo
I'm sorry this story doesn't seem to have been continued. It seems like a good start, and could have really built. Thanks for sharing what you did have!
Review By [Letomo] • Date [1 Aug 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from SamuraiSky
Wow, you have written so many good stories. Would love to see this one continued. It would be interesting to see if the Avengers try to take Illyria on. Not to mention Emma getting knocked down a few pegs.
Review By [SamuraiSky] • Date [31 May 13] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from Arekanderu
Oh come on update already!
Review By [Arekanderu] • Date [19 Jun 11] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from ptbptb
Fascinating story, I'd really like to see more.
Review By [ptbptb] • Date [30 Apr 10] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from annararen
This was amazing. Beyond wonderful.
A well written Illyria is always, always extremely fun to read.

Thank you for writing and sharing, this and other stories. :)

I would love to see this updated again

Best wishes,
Review By [annararen] • Date [16 Nov 09] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from firedrakegirl
I love it!!!!! More please! The end was great!
Review By [firedrakegirl] • Date [14 Nov 09] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from deathgeonous
Really fun story, and I love the way you portray Illyia in your fics. She is one of my favorite Buffy/Angel characters. Thanks for writing this, bye for now.
Review By [deathgeonous] • Date [18 Sep 09] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from fanrei
why do i feel like Marie could be Illyria? maybe the fact that both of them absorb their enemies' power...
anyway i like their interaction.
the bit with the avengers threw me a little.
Review By [fanrei] • Date [28 Mar 09] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from laoshi
haven't read any issue ATF in which Illyria transforms so I'll take your word for it. Bobby Drake suffered as promised. I think Illyria was actually quite restrained. She only took three fingers off him, she's going soft in her old age.

I love when Illyria gets all imperious with Emma. Even if Emma does bring in Shield I think Illyria's still the horse to back. Danica's antics with the sprinkler system was an amusing little interlude. Noriko's comments about the Hick Chicks conquering reminded me of Fred and her admiration for the Dixie Chicks. Has Illyria retained that piece of her personality?

I wonder what she's thinking by abandoning her secrecy. Some sinister plot no doubt.
Comments from author:
Yeah, she's this hideous giant blue roach. Not at all like the illustration we saw on the show. But then again, when else in these post-show comics has Whedon resisted the urge to retcon? Hell, he's going to be backing Willow up to the days when she slept with men as of the next arc.

Hick Chicks is more of a reference for me and my friends to giggle over; it's a song by a black rapper called Cowboy Troy about midwestern women. But yes, Illyria (when masquerading in her teen Texan guise) is a country fan. Young country fan, though, so Big & Rich and Cowboy Troy will be iPod Most Playeds of hers.

As for her secrecy... everything's a catch-22. Yes, now the other three girls of the Elementals know that Illyria is more than just a mere mutant, but it means she'll have four girls instead of one watching her back to make sure she doesn't say or do something that would give her away to the rest of the mansion. Sacrifice a little to gain a lot.

Huh. Finally made a review comment longer than your review. GO ME!
Review By [laoshi] • Date [11 Feb 09] • Rating [7 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Eight" from laoshi
I enjoy the power play between Emma and Illyria. Well on Emma's side its a power play Illyria's too busy ignoring the insignificant insect. Emma just isn't going to get what she wanted. There's no way Illyria's gonna get humiliated.

So Illyria will be making a play for Rogue later on? I'm sure with the control she has over her own body the bits Marie needs to touch to get powered up could have been anywhere. Because I'm on some crazy Illyria sewing kick. Her catsuit's made of the dead skins of her former foes, back in the day was she the one who altered it every time she beat someone worthy or did she have priests for that stuff.

Great little fight scene. I did feel a little bit sorry for Piotr when Marie knocked him clear across the room but that was swiftly overcome by the whole Marie's super strong ain't it cool thing.

I liked the William Shatner worthy two-handed punch and the fact Illyria stops mid-fight to explain how she did it.

I think Emma's wrong I'm sure Illyria will be magnanimous in victory. She probably won't even take any body parts as trophies. She does seem oddly unconcerned about displaying powers she shouldn't have.

I can't wait for Bobby's uppance to come in the next chapter he needs to suffer. I just hope none of the new mutants are mean spirited enough to go after Rogue once she's depowered.
Comments from author:
I doubt anyone will be in a hurry to pick on Rogue after this. After all, her power came out of nowhere. Who knows how long she'll retain it and how easy it would be to get back?
Review By [laoshi] • Date [10 Feb 09] • Rating [7 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Seven" from laoshi
The femullet I get but what's an F-150? Serious. I groaned at that one. Did Illyria really have to bring up that old chestnut? it's not even a HP fic leave it alone mate.

Who made the girl's costumes? I'm assuming Illyria hired someone, but I go this really weird picture in my head of Illyria making them herself. She gets frustrated with a tricky stitching and ends up stabbing a needle through a random persons eye socket.

I don't know any cultures that recognize lightning as an element, but I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. I am certain no one believes Death is an element. Unless Illyria's referencing a fictional demon culture. I know Buddhists recognize Emptiness as one of their five elements and I think that Emptiness is just as scary and fits Rogue's powers a lot better than death. Are you only doing it to make the death is your gift reference? Or are you foreshadowing Illyria's plans for Marie?

Danica's burn was an original way to introduce her Jewishness. Will there be a rematch of the battle of the sexes baseball game now Illyria's at the school? Just where did Illyria get that frozen to the hood story?
Comments from author:
The Ford F-series of pickups have been made since 1948. Especially in New England, where there are very few practical applications for owning one, it's become a lesbian's way of asserting her faux-masculinity; often times, it's balanced by the fact that the truck is a feminine color like purple or pink. Seriously. Full sized pickup... saw one in bubblegum pink the other day.

I have to assume the X-Men have a way to rapidly produce uniforms since neither Ororo, Charles, Scott, or Jean strikes me as the domestic type but they can turn around and outfit the teens rapidly, and Logan in the first movie.

Noriko represents air in a roundabout way just as Illyria represents water; the other two are quite obvious as fire and earth. Also, I meant elemental as in representing the primal forces of nature. Lightning certainly is one of those.

Danica is just a variation on the scars some vampires/demons have picked up from crosses. And Illyria pulled that story out of her ass.
Review By [laoshi] • Date [10 Feb 09] • Rating [7 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from (Past Donor)JamieT
OH yes

Hehe. I presume that 'freeky monster thing' was Illyria reverting to an approximation of her original form?

Nice, very Nice.

You have a handle on Illyria joe that not many others can match.

Excellent story. More please? :)
Review By [(Past Donor)JamieT] • Date [6 Feb 09] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from scottm
Great story so far. I love how you are using Illyria. And Marie is my favorite X-Men character too.
Review By [scottm] • Date [31 Jan 09] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter Nine" from Dragonelf
::Gives the plot bunny some chocolate carrots::

"Never get a mime talking. He won't stop."
- Marcel Marceau
Review By [Dragonelf] • Date [28 Jan 09] • Not Rated
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