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Oneshot Writ in Burnished Rows of Steel by Jedi Buttercup - K+ (Firefly)

Discussion in 'Firefly' started by yojorocks, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. yojorocks

    yojorocks Seventh Year

    Jun 15, 2006
    Columbus, OH
    Title: Writ in Burnished Rows of Steel
    Author: Jedi Buttercup
    Genre: Horror
    DLP Category: Firefly
    Status: Complete
    Summary: The Alliance had never destroyed the formula for the Pax. 500 words.
    Link: Here

    Dark oneshot, brief but poignant; really just a what-if idea that's fairly well fleshed out. It keeps in character very well with the series/movie, and fits quite well with what I know of government bureaucracy and of idealistic zealots employed by said institution. This could have potentially been a great longer story, but it fits the mood really well as a short, almost detached piece.

    I'm not a huge fan of a lot of JB's work, especially considering how she tends to leave things a bit vague, but this really hit something off on that nasty streak that wants the world to Burn. Post-Serenity. Solid 4/5.
  2. Revlis

    Revlis Squib

    Aug 6, 2011
    I liked the idea, though it did feel a little boring. Plus I'm not really a fan of Mal/River, but 4/5 stars from me.