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WIP In the Shadow of Gods By Anne Whynn - T - Halo/Mass Effect

Discussion in 'Games' started by Strider, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. Krogan

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    Alright first off fuck Critics United, when you get a chance take a moment to read some of the threads on their community page. They are the most smug douchebags I've ever seen on FF.net and if they're to be believed fairly tight with the admins which is just sad.

    Second YES! Im so happy this is back, this is easily in my top five favorite sci-fi fics ever. I'm going to go nuts waiting for another chapter.
     
  2. TheProtagonist1

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    With the posting of the second and third chapter I have to say that I'm really enjoying Shepard's and the Chief's characterization so far. The future outlook for the story is great and knowing that the author is committed makes it better.
     
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    I went and re-read the first version of the story in the epub I'd saved and I'm wondering what reason she felt she had to re-write it. I really didn't notice anything glaring.
     
  4. I Burn Water

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    Any chance you want to share that saved copy?
     
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    Gracias, amigo.
     
  7. Strider

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    The author has admitted to not really knowing where to go with the original, saying that the whole plot was ending up to be nonsensical and such. With this one she is going to have a more defined villain and Normandy/Chief interaction.

    I personally loved the original, but I can understand it if she wrote herself into a hole or something. I love where the rewrite is going, so I'm not complaining.

    And, if you follow her blog, she has said that she won't be updating for a week, since her birthday's coming up and she's looking forward to resting and relaxing with friends.
     
  8. Jarik

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    Enjoyed the original as well, but I can see what they meant where it was going without a real direction. It kinda did what a lot of fanfics did and sorta meandered around the place.

    I'm loving the remake though. It feels higher quality. Every single scene feels absolutely epic and I like the characterization of Shepherd a lot more. She felt a bit cheesy in the original.
     
  9. Jarik

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    So this updated yesterday, though it looks more like the update was an alternative rewrite of the last few chapters.

    The original story was fun, and the rewrite seems to be a real improvement on quality, but by God I wish it would update faster. Especially if the author is going to keep rewriting the rewritten chapters.
     
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    Enjoyed the story. Can't wait for the Chief's backstory to come out, as in how he got to the me verse, and was awakened. Can't really give a good read of the story yet, still to early into it