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Complete broad-shouldered beasts by bullroars - M - Jurassic World

Discussion in 'Other Fandoms Review Board' started by ThePinkTomato, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. ThePinkTomato

    ThePinkTomato Prestigious Tomato ~ Prestige ~ DLP Supporter

    Nov 11, 2009
    High Score:
    Title: broad-shouldered beasts
    Author: bullroars
    Rating: M
    Genre: Action/Adventure
    Status: Complete
    Fandom: Jurassic World
    Pairings: Owen Grady/Claire Dearing
    Summary: Claire Dearing has successfully run Jurassic World for seven years without a major incident.

    Trust Owen Grady to fuck that up.

    (Or, three months prior to the Indominus Event, Vic Hoskins makes a bad decision, Owen Grady goes missing, and four six-foot, three hundred pound murder lizards escape into Claire's park. She can hear Alan Grant shouting, "I told you so!" from Montana.)

    Link: Link

    Enjoyable retelling of Jurassic World. Some parts stay a little too close to the movie, but others veer off course enough to make it rather enjoyable overall. 4/5.
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 3, 2019
  2. Thaumologist

    Thaumologist Supreme Mugwump

    Jun 27, 2011
    Chester, England
    Nice clear writing, and consistent characterisation. I would've liked to have links to pictures of the characters or something, simply because it's been a while since I saw the film, but there's nothing stopping me from doing it myself - it's just that Ao3 would've allowed the author to put them in.

    Whilst it does change the plotline details, it doesn't change the broad strokes of it - and think the story suffers for that. This is an AU story, and it is a significant change, but things still work out pretty similar.

    But yeah, it's an enjoyable story. 4/5 without worries from me.
  3. Otters

    Otters The Chosen One DLP Supporter

    Jun 8, 2010
    This was really good with a fascinating, informed, and realistic look at the raptor pack dynamics which I absolutely adored. While the plot was original, this was fantastic.

    But as soon as the indominus showed up the plot was on predictable rails and I struggled to care about what was happening. 5/5 until then, 3/5 for articulate by unnecessary canon rehash after.

    4/5 overall
  4. Zombie

    Zombie John Waynes Teeth Moderator DLP Supporter

    Apr 28, 2007
    @ThePinkTomato Where's the link for this story?

    Edit: Nevermind. I see it now.
  5. Niez

    Niez Second Year

    Jun 26, 2018
    Time traveling Otters confirmed.
  6. Otters

    Otters The Chosen One DLP Supporter

    Jun 8, 2010
    Utahraptor was actually an error in translation. The species was called Otterraptor, and it was beautiful.
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2019