Category Archives: Otaku Stuff

Novel – Eon

UPDATE 2019-05-18: I found some other notes I’d lost under a pile of other TODOs and have revised this again with more critiques of specific details. Branching out, I thought I’d share my thoughts on some non-fan fiction I’ve been … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Being Harry Potter

Kirinin really has a knack for writing fanfiction that has a special spark to it. I first recognized that when I was looking for Ranma ½ fanfiction and read The Pit. This time, it’s a Harry Potter – Draco Malfoy … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – In Love of Quidditch

Now for a bit of compare and contrast with a story that has some interesting characteristics. In Love of Quidditch by Secondary Luminescence This story shares a very similar premise to one of the best-written Harry Potter stories I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Novel – Nightfall

Since I was re-reading it anyway, I thought I might as well review one of my old sci-fi favourites: Nightfall by Isaac Asimov and Robert Silverberg. Originally written in 1941 as a novelette and one of Asimov’s earlier works and … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Harry Potter and the Daft Morons

…and another thing I decided to review on the first read-through. This one a bit of a guilty pleasure. Harry Potter and the Daft Morons by Sinyk As unsophisticated as it may sound, every now and then, I do enjoy … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Wind Shear

…and another one that’s worth a review on the first read. Wind Shear by Chilord (complete at 126,280 words long) This is a well done “Harry Potter in the past” fic. Specifically, this is one of those post-canon stories where … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – The Parselmouth of Gryffindor

Today, I have a new fic which I enjoyed enough to share on my first read-through. The Parselmouth of Gryffindor by Achille Talon The basic premise of this story is not, as you might first guess, that Harry Potter’s ability … Continue reading

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