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Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Current Donor)JanessaRavenwood
Ah, read this at, happy to see it here as well. :-)

And I'll disagree with the other reviewers here so far. What exactly was the Oracle (and the girls) supposed to do with Cornelia's uncle? If they let him go as he was, he would have turned them into the government, who *would* have kidnapped them and tried their hardest to compel them into service. Does anyone really believe that *wouldn't* happen? And that their blackmail and control methods wouldn't be nasty and vicious in the extreme? Their lives would have been destroyed and her uncle just would not be dissuaded from doing this to them.

So, it was either:
A) Kill him.
B) Imprison him in Kandrakar (or somewhere else) forever.
C) Convince him to keep silent - they tried hard on this, but it just wasn't working.
D) Alter his memories.

With Choice C out, as he was determined to betray them and ruin their lives (and their families' lives as well), Choice D was actually the least bad option. That was pretty much the only way they could let him walk out of there, or he would have done his darnedest to destroy WITCH. I saw it as him becoming an enemy and being treated as such accordingly.

EDIT: His informing his superiors about WITCH was a real threat, but I'm curious how on Earth he thought he was going to convince Cornelia's parents.

Uncle: "Your daughter is secretly some sort of magical fairy who fights interdimensional crime! And her friends are, too!"
Parents: "Um...Cornelia? What do you have to say about this?"
Cornelia: "I...don't know. Maybe he's on drugs or something?"

Yeah, good luck on that one. Unless she was stupid enough to do something like transform right in front of them, he not only has no proof, he'll end up looking like a lunatic and quickly become persona non grata in the Hale household. Why he didn't take 2 seconds to think about it and realize that is anyone's guess.
Review By [(Current Donor)JanessaRavenwood] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from (Current Donor)Sulien
Another excellent story in this series. By the way, I highly recommend you connect the two stories by adding them to a series so that people who read the first story know there is a sequel, and it will also make finding the first story easier for people who run across this one first.

Thank you for writing and sharing this sequel! I wanted more after the first story and was very pleased to read this one. Here's hoping you get more plot bunnies when you have the time and inclination to write and post more. :) I can definitely see the Ori becoming a threat sooner rather than later.

As for the Oracle's actions not being 'Good', Good is not necessarily Light and Fluffy or always Nice. It is easy to allow good intentions to lead to really bad actions, but I think the Oracle is grounded enough to not go too far astray, plus he has others to keep him balanced and his perspective broad enough to not fall into that trap. Hopefully. :-}

Pardon the edit, my fingers don't always manage to type what my brain tells them to. :-p
Review By [(Current Donor)Sulien] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Lyssippe
Thanks. This is great. Would I be pushing my luck to ask for another sequel? It is set up for one. *puppy dog eyes*
Review By [Lyssippe] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from TaraLi
1) To correct an earlier poster - water is, in fact, a conductor, though yes, a poor one at its neutral ph7 level. Pretty much any impurity though will greatly raise its conductivity.

2) So, as I'm not familiar with the WITCH stories - how much longer in the timeline is it before the Oracle betrays these Guardians, as his actions towards the Uncle are *not* good ones?
Review By [TaraLi] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Not Rated
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Difdi
> The water acted as a conductor

If it did, then it's not normal water. Water isn't a conductor at all, that's why it's so dangerous to get shocked while standing in a puddle of it. If it were a conductor, the electricity would flow straight down through it into the ground. Electricity WILL take the most direct path to the ground, and if you're standing in a puddle of water, that's you because the water is an insulator.

> The easiest way to deal with the situation, would be to alter the man’s memories,

Taking the easy way out because it's convenient is one of the ways you recognize evil. To even consider it shows the Oracle is a gray hat at best, and most likely one of the bad guys. Erasing or editing memory is more evil than killing someone -- we are the sum of our memories, and removing them or changing them kills who we are as surely as a bullet to the brain.
Review By [Difdi] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Rating [7 out of 10]
Review of chapter "Chapter One" from Thedruid
Remember reading this in And the first story inthis series got me watching WITCH.

Hope there is more in this series in the future.

BTW, you know you can organize stories in a series on this site?
Review By [Thedruid] • Date [3 Mar 14] • Rating [9 out of 10]
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