Date: 28 Sep 2013 00:23 Title: Chapter 1
I guess coming off reading ESPG so recently, I've seen the transformation and the reasons behind it that brought us from this Kirk to the one seen in "Mirror, Mirror." The Kirk you wrote in ESPG seemed very much a dark reflection of our Kirk; still the same confidence, smoothness, ambition, but just with a darker shadow than ours. THAT Kirk could have easily fit in with our own Enterprise, much easier than the one that did finally crossover. The look into his personality and thoughts, how even just saying something so trivial was definitely unneeded...and yet was so much that reflection coming out and presenting itself to say "hi, I'm still Kirk." And once again, the portrayal of Scotty. Even with him not in charge, the fact that his presence offers no room for light; his own dark shadow is so great that it brings everyone into it with him. And it's awesome to see that Kirk respects Scott as a killer and as an ally; he doesn't invade his space, he doesn't try and talk to him more (unlike Andy, lol), he doesn't approach him or touch him, and he's already worked out where he's going to put Scott once he climbs to the top.
I have definitely fallen in love with your ESPG universe...this is just amazing with everything you've done here.
Date: 11 Sep 2013 17:39 Title: Chapter 1
Strange before this story, I never stop to wonder how Mirror Kirk had built/installed the Tantalus Device, yet this story seems right, the way the Mirror Scott even as assistant engineer can install silence on the engineering deck, how you hint at the inversion of Pike/Scott prime universe relationship.
I think your mirror universe remain consistant as all your verse do, how Kirk has learnt to stay outside Scott personal space, I do wonder what price Mirror Kirk paid to get Scott to the Tantalus Device programme.
Still it was an interesting choice of words from Kirk to Scotty to hint that this was indeed the start of his day.
Author's Response: The exceptionally dark answer to what Kirk did to win Scott's alliance are in Shards and Loyalties. And also in the main mirror arc. Thanks so much!
Date: 08 May 2013 22:35 Title: Chapter 1
Ohhhhhh boy. Here we go. Kirk seems somewhat put together here ... perhaps before the power he gained made him as insane as he appeared in "Mirror, Mirror." Looking forward to more.
Author's Response: ::grins:: You've read it all already, though it's been years I think since then. Even so, it's all done. This was just a small addition I wrote a long time ago. <3