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Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Calison
Review:
Xander is the GOD EMPEROR!
Review By [Calison] • Date [3 Apr 13] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from RedCalypso
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Wow. I mean, just wow. Just when I thought there were no new avenues to explore for this series...I have to ask, were you inspired by Faith's DNA in Teal'c's Wish? If so, I hope you get inspired on a regular basis. You're an outstanding author!
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

You're right in that I took inspiration from Teal'c's Wish, although it took me reading it again yesterday to realise it.
Review By [RedCalypso] • Date [11 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from CageFire
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Okay, now this is and interesting story. Although I wonder about the eye. The whole purified thing makes sense except for the eye. I mean I could maybe understand it not growing back even with enhanced healing, but for it to fill in with bone and skin doesn't make sense to me. Unless his healing decided the hole was an open wound or something and decided to seal it. I just hope his DNA didn't decide that having only one eye was normal, because then any kids he might have in the future might be born with only one eye. Also, what happened to the awareness he demonstrated earlier when giles tried to hit him? Is it just that all his senses have been enhanced as well, and he simply felt or heard the hand incoming? Or perhaps some sort of sixth sense?
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

The reason Xander's eye didn't grow back is because the spell wasn't designed to heal injuries, it was meant to purify the subject's DNA. While he might heal much faster than a 'normal' human, he does not have the ability to regrow organs or limbs. From what little I know of these things, there would have been nothing left of the eye to repair, especially as it had been years since the injury occurred. As that was the case, the hole was more like a puncture wound and dealt with accordingly.

I also wanted to steer clear of the whole 'something happens to regrow Xander's eye' thing that is used quite a bit, so I used a little bit of artistic license to instead have the socket heal over.

Xander's heightened awareness is another benefit from the spell. We often have a feeling when something is wrong, without necessarily knowing why; that's because we receive more information than we are consciously able to use. In Xander's case, he is simply able to use more of that information, and in a darkened area would have been tapping into that more than normal just to compensate. It will take time for him to learn how to use that ability, just like it will take time for him to master his strength and speed.
Review By [CageFire] • Date [5 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from LFW
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That is a real interesting idea that the demons are turning the humans into demons
I am looking forward to where you will take the story from here
Thanks
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.
Review By [LFW] • Date [4 Nov 12] • Rating [9 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from cannonfly
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You're wrong, in your author's note. You're VERY good at this writing thing, it just takes longer than you would like. This is probably enough to stand on it's own for a while, but I'd like to see more of the Purely Human Xander.

PS: Faith/Xander/Buffy?... in Africa, of course.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

I knew that this story in particular would be difficult for me to get finished, so I always intended post a piece large enough that would act as something like a pilot episode for a new series, giving me time to work out just where things are going to be taken, and how wide-scale I want things to spread.
Review By [cannonfly] • Date [3 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from queenskin
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Wow. I never really put much thought on how humans drove off the old ones. I like your idea for it though. I love that the slayers have actually been "purged" of demonic genetic markers thus making them stronger and faster. I can't wait to find out what's going to happen next.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

I always thought it was strange that humans as a species were able to drive of beings the like of an Olkivan without some sort of advantage, ether technological or otherwise. The strangeness only grew when characters like Illyria were introduced in Angel, until I had to start writing down the ideas I'd had for how it might have happened, which then spawned this story.
Review By [queenskin] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from BlueEyedJedi
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So Xander is a flawless human. It will be interesting to see where you take this. It sounds like Xander has acquired traits similar to 'Ben Richards' on the show 'The Immortal'. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065303 / The show followed an average joe who discovered that his blood held the cure to every disease. Ben wanted to live free, but a rich man wanted his blood to stay alive. Till the next chapter.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

I must say i'd not heard of that TV show before, but it sounded interesting.
Review By [BlueEyedJedi] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Loatroll
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Thanks for the excellent read! It is a very interesting twist on .. basically what we take for granted to be true, so very well done!

Really looking forward to more.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

I now it's a bit like saying that Adam and Eve got kicked out of paradise because Adam gave God a wedgie, but as the Buffyverse indicates that the 'World is older than you know' story is accurate, it made me wonder the how, thus this story.
Review By [Loatroll] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from darkKnight
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You should win any and all contest for "most inspired/original thinking".
I love the idea that you have posted here.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.
Review By [darkKnight] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Aille
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Thos is quite good. I really enjoyed reading it.
Comments from author:
Thanks!
Review By [Aille] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Rating [10 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Bobboky
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very good
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.
Review By [Bobboky] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from djhardim
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Very good. Welcome back.

I'm curious whether Xander's loss of an eye is reflected genetically.

“So, the big question is what the hell happened to make humanity the way it is, and what are we going to *do* about it?” Dawn asked.

It is a documented fact that sometime during the last 100,000 years, the human population crashed to as little as 2,000.

While there may have been other groups, they were pretty isolated.

This could have been as a result of the war with the Old Ones.

Many of the survivors may have felt that they had little choice but to breed with the demons.

The decision saved the human race, but weakened it.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/926315/posts

How long can Xander live - probably around a thousand years.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

As far as Xander's eye is concerned, I've a lot of stories where something happens to bring it back, and I thought it would be interesting to have something else happen instead. The way I see the spell working as while it does remove all but the dominant strand of DNA, it doesn't go around making major changes. So while his old scars/moles etc. disappear, it wouldn't regrow limbs or organs. As there was no purpose for there to be a hole where is socket was, it simply filled it in.

I do have a couple of ideas as to the origins of the mixing of DNA, but I haven't been able to make a firm decision as yet.
Review By [djhardim] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from lordamnesia
Review:
Very nice! I like the way this started! Keep up the great work!
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.

The premise of a story is the easy part for me, fleshing it out is what takes up all the time.
Review By [lordamnesia] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from OlBear
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Good start and I hope to see more when your muse decides to inspire you
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.
Review By [OlBear] • Date [2 Nov 12] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from snakeyes
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this is an interesting story, i will enjoy reading an update whenever it becomes available.
Comments from author:
Thanks for reading.
Review By [snakeyes] • Date [1 Nov 12] • Not Rated
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