|Reviews for A Scary Thought|
| flairina chapter 50 . 1/21
Well, I finally completed this, so let's see...
First off, I commend you for somehow managing to impart even MORE complexity to the Ranma universe's romance shenanigans than they already had. Seriously, that's an impressive accomplishment, especially considering you started from the ground up. Kasumi's "I can't hurt anyone" thing really works to her disadvantage rather than her advantage in that, so I see how that came to form as well. I was actually in awe at the point the Ranma/Herb/Kuno/Mousse/Ryoga competition bit became a thing.
This really is quite well written, both in style and in plot developments- provided one is willing to go along with the crossovers. Personally, I think this could work better if it focused solely on the Ranma side of things, which is quite frankly complex enough as things are already. Given the number of OCs involved and the number of things that were already different, I think there was plenty to expound upon long before Sailor Moon/Street Fighter/etc. got involved.
Speaking of those crossovers... phew, you're sure going for something complex now aren't you? They do make things constantly interesting since they've all got their own things going on on "their side" of things, but I get the feeling both the length and number of series one has to know about to read this are putting a lot of people off, or at least that's the conclusion I've come too after much time spent puzzling over how a story that's this large has gotten so little attention. That, or it's because the focus is off Ranma, but there's nothing to be done about that really. That did put me off a bit at the start as well actually, but your writing carried it through. You should probably put a notice of some sort about the multi crosses that pop up in the header; as is people that don't necessarily like it come in not expecting it and getting put off, and people that would otherwise read this pass it by. Not my place to really say, just a recommendation.
Anyways, I did enjoy this, despite having to struggle through a few parts (the "ascended sailors" bit was not particularly interesting, nor is it something I know anything about, so it was a slog to get through). The writing is good, you have a strong grasp of character (or at least what they would be as they are now, I suppose), and the plot is usually moving, so well done overall. Best of luck in your future writing. :)
| Balthanon chapter 50 . 6/27/2014
Glad to see more of this, I wasn't really expecting that.
| Grizzmon chapter 19 . 5/13/2014
Well, Frost is a bit of a Deux Ex Machidna but whatever.
| Grizzmon chapter 18 . 5/13/2014
Frost is quite powerful and funny.
| Grizzmon chapter 17 . 5/13/2014
Cologne is definitively more evil here than in cannon.
| Grizzmon chapter 16 . 5/13/2014
I kind of like this version of Ukyo.
| Grizzmon chapter 15 . 5/13/2014
Well, please, someone just kill the panda!
| Grizzmon chapter 14 . 5/13/2014
Rei only has shinto training, but this is an AU, so who cares? And Makoto did get some martial art training.
| Grizzmon chapter 13 . 5/13/2014
Kasumi should move to somewhere else.
| Grizzmon chapter 12 . 5/13/2014
Mousse is a female pink cat? Hahaha...
| Grizzmon chapter 11 . 5/13/2014
Well, Genma is an idiot in every possible universe, is a multiverse constant.
| Grizzmon chapter 10 . 5/13/2014
Someone please kill Genma now.
| Grizzmon chapter 9 . 5/13/2014
The old ghoul is even more of a jerk here than in cannon, at least in the manga she did explain things first.
| Grizzmon chapter 8 . 5/13/2014
Poor little hunk Kaneda...
| Grizzmon chapter 7 . 5/12/2014
Bad eyesight? Shampoo with glasses? Damn, that must have been quite a hit.