|Reviews for Storm Front|
| delete-me-delete-me-delete-me 1/6/12 . chapter 1
I love how Watari is portrayed here. Most people just think he's L's righthand but he's more L's father. This story is really great.
| Bittersweet Freedom 12/28/11 . chapter 1
That was tear-jerkingly beautiful. I have always been fascinated by the relationship between L and Watari.
| Xbakiyalo 8/27/11 . chapter 1
Wow Bialy this is wonderful. I love your take on young L and it's all the more poignant because it's from Watari's perspective. I find it fascinating getting into the heads of these less well-known characters and you executed it, as always, perfectly. It's been a while since I read anything new from you, so these two minifics were lovely to read ) Thanks for writing!
| Ratt9 8/26/11 . chapter 1
This was brilliant.
| thebookhobbit 8/25/11 . chapter 1
Aahhh, this was wonderful! I do love your character studies. Such a great job developing L, especially as I believe you mentioned once that you didn't find him as interesting as some others. One would never know it; you've done a lovely job capturing him and developing his past.
"...sprawls outwards daily, extending himself from the skinny shins of adolescence to the taut smoothness of near-adulthood."
Wonderful. The images here work beautifully.
I especially like Watari's characterization. He doesn't get enough love, I feel, so it's always nice to see some fic with him, especially as well-done as this. You've portrayed the paternal feeling subtly, but it comes through very nicely.
So, yes, enjoyed this very much.
| oursolemnhour49 8/25/11 . chapter 1
That was a really nice glance into L and Watari's lives before any of the Death Note chaos ever happened. I really enjoyed reading it, and especially liked how Watari noted that L could have been other things, even though he chose not to. I almost wish there could have been more to this, but it's great as is. Thanks for writing it!
| Derpina Doppelganger 8/25/11 . chapter 1
I like the way you pictured Watari as more fatherly figure than just a right-hand/butler. But the last year is a bit confusing. Wouldn't they died at 2004?