Date: 02/07/10 10:10 pm Title: Acclimation
I love the illustrations you guys have, it's so cool, and new. Now, I wonder what's wrong. Rather it's Tom or his father is what I'm curious about. I'm betting it's Tom though and this is what will bring them back together.
Date: 02/07/10 08:32 pm Title: To Everything There Is A Season
That was very pleasant, very tastefully done. I rather enjoy how you two make everything fall into place perfectly and still manage to keep your readers at bay. You both have a very skillful talent everyone needs to learn. The letter wasn't what I was expecting but it was still very nice. I have a question though, about the women within the story. If a girl is born, how is raised? Is it still raised by the two males or the female? Are women ONLY concubines in this world? Nothing more?
Date: 02/07/10 06:48 pm Title: Fragrant Memories
I wonder if that letter is Bushido's will. AWWW! Andi and Michael are in love, that's so very cute. I wonder what it will be that brings Tom and Bill together once again. You both do an amazing job of keeping everything secretive, and only small hints to those who pay very, very close attention.
Date: 02/07/10 06:05 pm Title: Reaping
*sigh* I'm very unsure at this point how they will work things out, as I'm sure everyone who read the story as it was updated was. I enjoy how much drama and problems you can put into this. The way you describe the emotion and power coming from the characters is also stupendous, just pure stunning.
Date: 02/07/10 08:23 am Title: Confess and Live, Confess and Love
Sorry no, I didn't recognize the title for the Shakespeare reference it was. Now, this is going to be something that I have been wanting to happen for forever. I always wanted Bill to admit what he had done, even if he and Bushido had stayed together in the end. I have to say though, I don't think I seen it coming at this time. I believe Bill will feel much better once the truth is out though because everyone always feels relieved once they tell the truth.
Date: 01/19/10 04:34 pm Title: Epilogue
Ah man, it was awhile before I could bring myself to read this story after This Hour's Duty for many reasons.
The point is that I cannot sum up into words how happy I am I read, enjoyed, and finished this story.
I can honestly say (disappointedly) that I will find few, if any more, stories that measure up to the amazing stature of this story.
Touche and thanks for the brilliant read :D It was amazin'
Date: 12/29/09 04:00 pm Title: Epilogue
I just spent the past couple of days bulldozing through this story and This Hour's Duty. I really, really liked this series and am pretty much at a loss for words to describe my feelings for it without sounding campy. The raw emotions, the hurt, the sadness, everything was so amazing and I felt really drawn in. Sorry I didn't review at all while I read; I was too caught up.
Date: 11/23/09 10:08 pm Title: Clandestine
Hey, I’m loving this story, I just have two things I want to know that don’t have much to do with the story just I want to know if you can answer them?
The fist thing is what is that Avdee tonic Ann Kathrin had to take. And what dose it have to do with Bill genetic print?
And last do fathers have any interaction with their female children like a father would a child?
Author's Response: 1) The Avdee tonic is Bill's genetic print.
2)At first, before concubine training begins, or so long as they are still a member of their household, yes, though a far different sort of interaction than they would with a male child, obviously.
Date: 11/10/09 03:03 pm Title: The Persistence of Memory
Wow a Trial is that good? I hope it's good. It would be a nightmare if they went to trail and came back empty handed. I'm glad Bill and Tom are still on the same side. I want to see them progress further though. I really want to know more about the baby. *grins*
Date: 11/10/09 01:34 pm Title: Clandestine
OK so the trust that's building between Bill and Tom is great, that's wonderful and makes me so happy. I'm so glad that things are good between them. I'm glad I got some answers related to children and boy children and girl children. Very interesting that concubines swallow the essense of the second male. How do they determine a second male from a first male? Is there some genetic quality? That's so werid. What if there are two first males in a family...what if there are more then two? How do they split the household? Does it matter?
Bill has a contact on the inside that's great but Benjamin hasn't offered them anything yet only empty promises. He will help but he hasn't given them anything yet, no leads no direction. That might help. But I suppose he could be an inside source to out the "bad guys".
Author's Response: Yes, it's a genetic quality. And there's no problem if there are two first males, just as there's not when a king has two sons -- the eldest inherits.
Date: 11/10/09 12:42 pm Title: Unwanted Attentions
So Raphael thinks he's learned something interesting but we know that Bill now has an ally. I worry for Benjamin what will come of him when his husband is found out? He has nothing now but being stuck in debt can not be fun. I hope he has a plan for his future after this is all over.
Date: 11/10/09 11:56 am Title: Keeping Up Appearances
I have a very strong suspicion that things are going to get messy very soon. Well there's not major character death so I think I'm safe...oh shit I haven't checked is there? *sigh* I guess it will be a surprise for me then.
Date: 11/10/09 11:02 am Title: Like New
It seems that everything is starting to fall into line. Except of course the murder mystery part of the story. There are still ten chapters for everything to go to shit. I more then believe that you have the power to send this all spiraling down. But I hope that the next few relationship tests will be better and less devistating on them as well as I hope the murder mystery gets solved and put into a nice little box.
Date: 11/09/09 01:39 pm Title: To Begin Again
Emotional roller coaster. I'm so glad to see that they have taken a step forward. That they have talked, that they have *coughs* reconnected. They are finally moving forward rather then in the circly they have been moving in so long!