Date: 06/13/2015 5:56 PM Title: Prologue
I know this will make me seem like a rather nasty person but... Why does everyone assume a person wants to be a parent or have children? I am the favorite aunt to not only my own nieces and nephews, I am also the honorary aunt to several friends children. That said-never want to have children of my own!
And the way Spock has been presented with one? No wonder this poor gentle being has been thrown off kilter! (And I thought hydrid beings were steril?)
But! I am glad his true compassionate and nurturing self has come out regarding the savage abuse this young girl has suffered. But he was right to be a bit worried about what she is capable of.
I look forward to the rest of this story! You are an amazingly talented writer! I love your work! And while in the reL world I write for a living, I come to this world and sit in awe of the talent I see.
So do tell.... What is going to happen next?
Thanks; I am glad you are enjoying the story. And no; no one will hate you for your opinion. Of course Spock never wanted children, especially under these circumstances. He has every right to feel conflicted; it's part of what drives this narrative. As far as the sterility issue goes, the assumption I have read in several stories that because Spock was a carefully-constructed hybrid, they made sure he wasn't sterile.
Date: 05/27/2015 2:13 AM Title: Prologue
Maybe Sybok would love his niece 's power.
I realy want Zelania could stay with them for more time. I would like to pay 1000 credit to see the video of rolling Jim off this ship.
Yeah, sort of like a barrel of whiskey.
Date: 05/23/2015 10:38 AM Title: Facing Hard Truths
This is a terrific story! Please, please finish it. Spock is being a jerk but he'll do the right thing. Zelania is so broken. She deserves to be loved. I can't wait for her to meet Amanda. If anyone can break through that shell and give her the love she needs, it's Amanda.
Date: 04/27/2014 6:23 AM Title: Facing Hard Truths
I LOVE this story, PLEASE don't stop writing it.
However: I never thought Spock would top the "Douche-O-Rama" he pulled when he tried to steal Mimi & forced Jim to run BUT HE HAS!
I think Zelania is unconciously channeling her feelings of anger, fear & pain to Spock through their familial bond (thus upsetting his mental balance as he has no defence since he didn't grow WITH her as most Vulcan family bonds do) it may have developed as a defence mechanism to try and get her abusers to ease up on her. Her fear of harm became their fear of "damaging the merchandise" & now her self-loathing & mistrust of the situation has become Spock's loathing her & mistrusting her motives.
just an idea. But I love her so much I want more story.
P.S. Jim should really talk to her about Tarsus IV (how closely that mirrors her childhood is up to you but we KNOW he experienced starvation hunger in the famine & saved other kids. We know Kodos saw them all as sub-human & we can extrapolate on how a pretty little boy got his hands on food in that situation.)
Date: 09/25/2013 2:53 PM Title: Facing Hard Truths
I agree with the other reviewers. It is a shame that this story hasn't been finished. Of course, I think that about all of the unfinished works I enjoy, but I know you wouldn't hold that against me. It is a nice twist to show Spock as being the one with a "past" as it were. I don't think that is covered nearly enough in fic and there are all kinds of subtext from the original television series that indicate it wasn't just Jim with the inclination to "get busy"......Zarabeth, Leila, and the Romulan Commander all come to mind easily.
Date: 08/31/2013 10:30 AM Title: Prologue
It's a shame that this story is unfinished, it has a really intersting plot.
The situation itself: facing a child, a result of a previous encouner while being in a life-long relationship - very curious. In other fics it is mostly Jim due to his reputation. But this time it's Spock for a change, so I would really like to know how the story ended, whether Spock was able to finally accept his child and find a place in his heart for her.
Also the girl is a darling, I hope everything was fine for her afterwards, that her damages were healed, that she had a chance for a normal life: fun, studies and love.
Kudos for Jim - I have always adored him for his acceptance and understanding in TOS. You showed those traits brilliantly in this story. And also for the crew: McCoy, Uhura and others, there is nothing like support from old friends.
Date: 05/07/2012 5:44 AM Title: Facing Hard Truths
I like this story. It's exciting.
Also, I'm glad Spock's come up with some important conclusions finally and is trying to work with his daughter. I hope they have a little time to build something before you throw the next hurdle.
Date: 04/30/2012 5:18 PM Title: The Dark Abyss of Pain
This was sad and terrible and beautiful. Jim was all heart - I love him for it.
But oh please, when will Spock finally behave like a dad to Zelania? I wanted to kick him. And yes, I understand his insecurities somewhat but still - no excuse to behave like a d..k. (Sorry).
He'll get better--eventually.