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Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from CageFire
Review:
Really good. I'm rather looking forward to when the remake catches up with this. Although, parts of this version do kinda set me on edge. Well at least at first. The whole kendra thing for instance, but you explained it somewhat to my satisfaction a bit after. That's the problem with most buffy fics, if you want faith to show up as a slayer, kendra has to die. Some fics make it temporary, others just consider it necessary and move on. Although frankly, I suppose kendra isn't really much of a major character, it would be difficult to keep her alive as she's not very developed in the character sense.
Comments from author:
Well, the bigger problem is that Kendra would be an even WORSE fit than Buffy (if that's even possible) to try and integrate with the Cordettes. So even IF she lived and IF she remained in Sunnydale for some reason, she'd likely either be with Buffy or become a third faction all her own in the fight against evil. That's assuming she doesn't return home as per canon, which would either remove her from the story until her eventual return or force me to further fragment things to keep track of her. There's just no good answer when it comes to her. Faith, on the other hand, is in New England. New England, where the X-Men are. Specifically Boston, where Emma hails from.
Review By [CageFire] • Date [4 Aug 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from Dragonwolftiger
Review:
Still a good read even with the spacers. It still reads as under quarantine on the top.
Comments from author:
Yeah, I dropped the quarantine until I realized - much to my chagrin - that the new spacers push it to the top of Latest. I'm going to wait a day or two for it to drop down a bit, then remove Quarantine so people reading BB2K12 can spoil themselves if they want.
Review By [Dragonwolftiger] • Date [27 Jun 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from (Recent Donor)Keldin
Review:
Not getting notifications, but it IS being listed as the next unread tracked story. Perhaps that's something to have them look into?
Comments from author:
There's a handful of bugs related to updates-in-quaratine but because it's not a common occurrence, it's not high on the priority list compared to things like quirks in the (X)HTML engine for posting.
Review By [(Recent Donor)Keldin] • Date [23 Jun 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from Rune
Review:
Why in the world did someone quarentine the story?

There are no real lemon scenes, not much to squick on, you disclaimed stuff, so what is some one complaining about?

You don't have to answer I'm just writing this more as a response to whoever did it.

About the fic, its great so far, but how is Willow taking Cordy/Michelle? And do you have anyone in mind for Willow?

Thanks for the update.
Comments from author:
Merf, you missed the note. I need a way to make it flash in colors. I quarantined it so I could add the "junk" chapters that would make the numbers sync up with Blue Belle 2012. I didn't want it to spam Latest constantly (already slipped and did that once) so I quarantined it myself.

As for the actual question... I do in fact have someone in mind for Willow in the rewrite. :)
Review By [Rune] • Date [16 Jun 12] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 03" from Deathshead
Review:
Why does Cordelia have white hair in this chapter? I thought your new version of the first chapter had her hair be transformed into her mother's natural green.
Comments from author:
Mostly because I haven't finished fixing everything yet. I do have a hundred thousand words worth of fic to tweak here. The only reason I updated Chapter 1 was so that this one whiny bitch would stop screaming about persecution. I quarantined him for an improper disclaimer, and the one I suggested he use to get out of quarantine was more specific and informative than the one this story had back when it was originally posted in 2009. Therefore, in his mind, he was being persecuted because my suggestion (the disclaimer I've used on every new story since mid-2011 or so) wasn't what I used before that. Or something. I don't know. It shut him up, though.
Review By [Deathshead] • Date [2 Jun 12] • Rating [8 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from Brew
Review:
Wow this was great easily one of if not the best Marvel/Xander centric stories I've seen. Although to be honest in the beginning I thought Harmony was going to end up as Logan/James kid. The only real complaint I have is Buffy taking the vanished Xander thing and the Willow rejection alot better than I thought she would be seeing as the whole exclusion thing didn't really start happening till Season three although I havn't watched the show in a while. On that note there is a lack of Buffy but seeing as this is very much a Xander and to a lesser extent Cordy and Willow story plus the legion of Marvel charcters i don't really see her having much of role.
Comments from author:
I mean, I could have done the clich├ęd "Summers? Buffy's last name is Summers? Well, there's a Scott Summers. They must be related through Joyce despite the fact that Summers is the surname of Buffy's FATHER!" shit. But... well, I have that with Willow. And Cordelia. And Xander/Michelle. What would be the point?
Review By [Brew] • Date [30 May 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from cptquinn
Review:
Glad you killed Angel, sad you killed Spike, a bit weirded out that Xander would choose a female form instead of making up a new guy to be.
All that aside, cant wait for more. lol
Comments from author:
The rewrite in progress establishes the 'why' a bit better at least for the opening phase of the story; he'll get a bit of help at the hands of telepaths as things go on but circumstances will still make it hard for him personally to assume his own form owing to... well, who he is.
Review By [cptquinn] • Date [24 May 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from JediKnight
Review:
Very nice job on the new chapters, though I'm wondering why not use Hank McCoy(Beast). Haven't seen you post anything in awhile.
Comments from author:
The truth of the matter? To equalize the playing field. Even back when I was starting this in '09 and '10, Hulk was being shown as intended for an Avengers property. There are few things that can stand up to the Hulk, much less take him down. I didn't want to put one of them in Sunnydale. So by putting Bruce at Xavier's in Hank's normal spot, I don't have people wanting Bruce in the Avengers.

Also, was intending to use Hank Pym and didn't want two Hanks. Hank Pym will actually be in the revision I'm doing.
Review By [JediKnight] • Date [3 May 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from (Current Donor)Sithspit
Review:
Ah, it's been a while since we have had the good "Joe-ness" in the updates column.

And still pleasing as always, too. I 'specially liked this part: "Who would've thought that a pom-pom princess with an IQ on par with her bust line - in imperial, even, not metric". Such an attention to detail. If the wit were any more dry, it would dessicate. Props.
Comments from author:
Well, think of the difference. A 36 inch band size in the US (and the UK and Europe, oddly enough, despite them being on the metric system) is equivalent to a 91 centimeter band size in places like Japan. One of those is much stupider than the other.
Review By [(Current Donor)Sithspit] • Date [30 Apr 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 06" from Meneldur
Review:
Nice. It's good to see you back, and it's even better that it's this story, which is one of my favorites. The background info about the spiders and Carol was good to have, although I'm still a bit confused about all these spiders. As for carol, it was great to see her interacting with Fury and Natasha. I wonder if she'll even try to seduce Natasha... in any case, it promises to be interesting.
Comments from author:
I wanted to include a full Spider-Family in the first draft, cut it because I didn't think people would be able to keep up, and then decided I wanted it because a number of them will play roles when the Scoobies reach New York City. Six of the seven members of the Spider-Family are actually canon characters, while the last is from a now-defunct fan fiction of mine.

Felicia Hardy (Black Cat): Surgically-enhanced socialite and albino adventurer
Peter "Spider" Parker (Spider-Man): I think we all know who he is
Jessica "Subway" Drew (Recluse): The original Spider-Woman of canon
Julia "Charlotte" Carpenter (Arachne): The second, black and white Spider-Woman who influenced Peter's black costume and therefore the design of Venom
Astrid "Legs" Jansen (Chelicera): An original creation of mine from Ultimate Arachnia; got a new name because "Arachne" and "Arachnia" were too damn similar
Mary Jane "Red" Watson: Costume designer and eventual PR manager for the Spider-Family
Gwen "Dexter" Stacy: The group's go-to girl for pretty much anything, from mad science to information to organization to overwatch.

As for Carol, Carol is roughly 21. Natasha... is old enough to be Carol's grandmother or possibly great-grandmother. Even if they look to be close in age, I'd feel kinda creepy doing that sort of thing.
Review By [Meneldur] • Date [30 Apr 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 31" from draconis
Review:
Story continues in the tradition of really good stuff from this author.

Ding, dong, the vamp is dead...
Vich old vamp? The Angel vamp.
Ding, dong, Captain Forehead is deaaaad!

(alternate)

Ding, dong, Angel is dead...
The undead is dead...he's REALLY dead...
Ding, dong, Captain Forehead's deaaaad!


(thanks and recogs to MGM's 1939 "The Wizard of Oz" for the song inspiration)
Comments from author:
LOL, seriously, Angel and Edward Cullen both freak me out on pedophilia AND necrophilia grounds. Kill 'em all, let God sort 'em out.

'Cept for Dru. Her and Victor are a cute couple.
Review By [draconis] • Date [30 Apr 12] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 06" from Chaoskitten
Review:
ROFL

I love you. Seriously, love you *hugs before bouncing off to reread the whole fic since I'm a little OCD about that.*
Comments from author:
Just so you know, there will be a few more scene additions to test the waters, then a repost that incorporates these new scenes, MORE new scenes I won't preview ahead of time, and a whole bunch of editing and quality control on top of that. Plus some rewritten existing content as part of said quality control. Big things are coming...
Review By [Chaoskitten] • Date [30 Apr 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 06" from daranman
Review:
It is good to see that you are still working on this, keep up the good work.
Comments from author:
Always working. :)
Review By [daranman] • Date [29 Apr 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from Ancalador
Review:
A post that isn't a post? How dare you shatter my dreams and hopes *sob* anyways hoping to see what's going on soon. Keep up the good work
Comments from author:
Yeah, sorry, there's no box that says "Don't notify people, this is just a maintenance update" or anything. I split a chapter in half because I'm going to insert a new 4000 word chapter between the two pieces of Chapter 3. Which is why if you look at the chapter list, it goes from "Chapter 3" to "Chapter 3, Part 3".
Review By [Ancalador] • Date [29 Apr 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter 42" from AbscondingCascade
Review:
It's baaack ... yes! *Dances*, seeing how this is going to unfold is going to be fantastic. And So in thanks - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5VcWD2LI7U
Review By [AbscondingCascade] • Date [29 Apr 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
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