|Reviews for Rain Over Blue Water|
| Muffing chapter 1 . 10/23/2010
A brilliant, small-thoughtful-smile-causing story. You express all the frustration and injustice and melancholy, and it never felt manipulated that it concluded with hope.
| Zea T chapter 1 . 10/20/2010
Wow! That was beautiful - really atmospheric and full of such deep emotion. It was wonderful to see another side to Sideswipe, and to see the grit and determination and selflessness he's prepared to commit. The prose flowed smoothly and naturally, and the involved plot wound its way to an elegantly satisfying conclusion. I very much enjoyed the story and want to thank you for posting it - excellent work!
| Ell Bee Someone Else Now chapter 1 . 4/26/2010
This is such a touching, mature fiction, that if the Autobots (and Decepticons) in the story were changed to the war-weary soldiers of both sides in, say, Afghanistan, and the circumstances twiddled a bit to allow for humanity instead of transformation, it would still stand up well. Excellently well done.
| mdnytryder chapter 1 . 1/18/2010
Your story was recommended on a LJ site, and I am amazed. Wonderful piece, characters were spot-on and your descriptions were very easy to picture in my head.
| Diinya-chan chapter 1 . 12/5/2009
Heh. Love it.
'Sides is such a fun character. :)
| fluting-through-life chapter 1 . 11/29/2009
I gotta say, I'm actually not a huge fan of either Sideswipe or Sunstreaker, but this was... man, this was epic. I totally couldn't help feeling for poor Sideswipe the whole time because, let's face it, we've ALL had days like that. Where everyone just keeps putting the weight of the world on your shoulders and when you give it all you've got, you only receive MORE responsibilities and grief. There was just something so REAL about this story, about how your characters interacted, about how easily the words flowed... And then, when Sideswipe reached his breaking point, where most would have broken down, yelled, cried, whatever, he just kept going, kept bearing the burden, because it was HIS burden to carry and no one else's. And, God, I can't wrap my brain around just how relatable you made him, made EVERYONE. I can't even BEGIN to describe how enamored I've become with this story. Just... wow. Words don't do this justice. Absolutely amazing.
| Tenyakares chapter 1 . 11/24/2009
Now I'm a melted puddle in front of my desk and it's your fault! :D No really, again an absolutely wonderful story, you really can read in every line how you love your characters and how honestly you portrait them. It's so great how widely they vary and how consistent they are all the time. And some quite nice surprises in the plot, too, everything grips into each other so well! Splendid writing. I hope more is to come soon since I'm nearly through all of your stories.
| Knocks chapter 1 . 10/31/2009
I don't buy books unless I intend to re-read them. The same applies to faving online fiction. I find myself coming back to this story, not necessarily finding something new, but enjoying the characterizations and actions over and over again.
| Uniasus chapter 1 . 9/12/2009
I like the image of Sunstreaker as an artist, it fits him rather well. And I can see him being a perfectionist about it too. Have I mentioned how much I love your stories? I mean, truly. They're each deep in their own ways, and still contain a bit of humor.
| Splatter Fall chapter 1 . 8/1/2009
That was far more epic than I expected. XD
:V I've never actually read a fic with Sideswipe as the main focus. ... Not that they're, you know, real common to find. XD' BUT STILL. I'm really glad I came across this, because it was great. :'D I enjoyed it from start to finish and I think you portrayed Sideswipe really well. :V Him and his relationship with other members of the team.
XD My favorite scene was the end though. Mellow and sweet. :'D
All around I liked this a lot. x3
| T420000 chapter 1 . 7/27/2009
aw this was so wonderful. I sorta want to see more to this. Just marvelous to read. Your stories always have me so engaged.
| Peacewish chapter 1 . 7/12/2009
Okay, I ran out of the funny stories, but this one was just as enjoyable in its own way. You have such great sentence structure, and fresh imagery. "rickety death on wheels" is surely the most perfect descriptor ever. You are so great!
| EternalMink chapter 1 . 3/20/2009
I can't explain it. I just can't. I've read this three time in a row and although it didn't make me giggle uncontrollably or cry or aw, I love it to death. I don't even like sideswipe that much. But the character development and dialouge were spot on. This was better than watching an episode of the show.
Also, I like that Sideswipe get recognition for all he went through at the end. I have seen too many stories where characters go through a horrible experience or others put them through one, and they don't get to rest or heal. Thank you for putting that in!
| Shiruy chapter 1 . 1/14/2009
Wow. This made me adore Sideswipe beyond all reason. Great, great story.
| Twisted Skys chapter 1 . 6/19/2008
That was cute, sad, dark, and a bit funny all in one. You're a really good writer!