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Reviewer: Cyndi Signed [Report This]
Date: 16 Feb 2013 08:45 Title: My Father, My Son

Wow...just...wow. You conveyed so much in so few words. Beautiful!

Author's Response: Kind words indeed and much appreciated. Many thanks, Sam.

Reviewer: Anna Amuse Signed [Report This]
Date: 22 May 2009 20:40 Title: My Father, My Son

A neat paradox, intriguing! And a very in-character piece for Odo, one can practically hear his voice. Well done!

Author's Response:

Thank you, Anna.

The story was a bit of a departure for me, in a number of ways. I recently criticized someone elseís story for having what I thought was excessive dialog without proper attribution. I thought it was confusing. With this story I find myself eating my own un-attributed words, as I found the spare dialog necessary for creating Odoís voice. Iím not sure why it works, it just does.

An adventure, this writing is.

Sam.

Reviewer: Mistral Signed [Report This]
Date: 14 May 2009 19:51 Title: My Father, My Son

So that's what happened! Well done!

Author's Response: Thanks Mistral, for the kind review!

Reviewer: SLWatson Signed [Report This]
Date: 20 Apr 2009 04:35 Title: My Father, My Son

That... is one heady paradox. I had to read it a few times to make real sense of it -- good work!

Author's Response:

Steff, thank you - that makes my day!

The story could use another revision or two as it doesn't quite zip up as nicely as I think it could. So, someday, you may find this little orphan in your inbox, crying for a little of your help... ;~)

Sam.

Reviewer: Merfilly Signed [Report This]
Date: 16 Apr 2009 02:20 Title: My Father, My Son

Wow...That makes my brain look at paradoxical circles in whole new fashions.



Author's Response:

Yeah, it's not very often where we can use a phrase like 'You gave birth to me, but I am your Father' and it actually makes sense.

Thank you for your comment, it is much appreciated!

- Sam.

Reviewer: Gumnut Signed [Report This]
Date: 11 Apr 2009 11:30 Title: My Father, My Son

This was an interesting interpretation of the challenge :D And you completely threw me with the Dr Mora aspect.

Thanks for an enjoyable read.

Nutty
(Odo really did need to tell Kira)

Author's Response:

I'm pleased that you enjoyed it Nutty, and thank you for the kind feedback.

When I first read your challenge I have to admit I was scratching my head. Now that I've written the story I'm seeing 'Not an Island' story ideas popping up everywhere. 'Children of Time' is positively rife with them, and I suggest it as a starting point for other authors.

Perhaps that's the mark of a good challenge, Nutty; providing a subtle adjustment so that our eyes can see old things in a new light.

Samuel P.
(The Bell Tolls for Thee)

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