|Reviews for Out of the loop|
| Nekogami Bastet chapter 1 . 2/8
This was... So beautiful, and so full of hindsight, and wonderfully written, and I'm pretty sure my vocabulary isn't large enough to actually define how great this oneshot is...
| xxxMishaxxx chapter 1 . 9/26/2014
Wow. That was.. beautiful. Wonderful characterization, intense dialogue, and truly touching.
Definitely the best Kuwabara pov I've read in a while.
| Dino-Rogue chapter 1 . 5/14/2014
His first nightmare-free sleep, all because of your never-ending friendship and kindness, Kazuma.
"If Yukina was his sister… than there was so much about him that I never really saw." There is a million things about all four of these guys that neither Kuwabara nor we ever saw. And this is their story. A tale that changes that. Oh, yeah, the time for truth-telling has come, and rightly so, for I say, it's about time. Oh, the 'well, this was unexpected, now how am I going to save my butt' way, Kuwabara thinks, is his, while the other, already-expected way was the others'. Aww, this guy's always being left behind, made fun at, under-appreciated, overlooked... and worst of all, made a joke himself.; which, by the way, he is so not. "Too bad you missed it, Kuwabara. Then we could have all had a laugh." Aww, see that? Totally not fair there. However, we now see and realize that being what he is, who he is, is the good - no, the best part! Being human, Kuwabara was and is able to be normal. Being normal, he is different from his friends. And being different, he is the heart of the group, he is open, and more than able and willing to help them who are not able to help themselves into the light because of the darkness. He, himself, will bring the light to them. How ironic that the ones he sometimes envy ended up envying him more? Wow! Amazing! Very enlightening, this fic is; especially about not just Kuwabara, but Kurama, as well! Wow! But... "What secret could you possibly have, that could ever make me hate your guts more than not telling me at all does?" Got that right, Kazu-dear! :) This wonderful piece... each and every conversation, thought, emotion, story, flashback... answered every question I ever had or might have had. And this, this whole tale, is the reason why Kuwabara is, for me, the best of them all. Honestly, he's got a strong heart and it's in the right place. What more do we need as proof besides that? The best friend, the best brother despite what his sister, or others, say, the best human ther ever was among these guys, the best... team heart-psychologist or something? Haha! But he is, he absolutely, positively is. "The only way I can resolve anything is by hitting it until it breaks…" Yeah, that's Yusuke, all right, and Kuwabara knows it. "Were all my friends hopelessly repressed?" Why, yes, Kuwabara. Yes, they are. Very much so. :-) Ha! Kurama, a pain in the neck? Yeah right, Hiei! Who knows where you'd be without the guy? So, giving those words back at you, don't kid yourself! Haha! "I opened my mouth too comment", that could probably use the removing of the extra 'O', friend. :) "If he didn't end up doing twenty five to life, it was already more that anyone had hoped for." Please change that to 'Than' to make the sentence even better, won't ya? :) Anyway, this piece is Kuwabara in his finest hour, period. He knows what and who his friends are by heart... and what and who he is by heart. He sees and knows who the four of them are truly meant to be, now more than ever. And as for himself and his future... even the present; no fear, no dark past that might disrupt his family's peace, happiness or comfort and safety to worry about, just the hardworking-at-school, fun-loving, best-bud teenager life. And that's more than he could ever ask for after all that he had experienced, and "That was something they could never have." So true. All that they have learned... so true, Kuwabara. You took all these lessons to heart, didn't you? ...Though the stuff you learned; Botan's look/outfit, Spirit energy... and H-O-T (what am I suppose to make of that)! Hahaha! Kuwabara, never change, you awesome, awesome guy! You're proibably the only one who sometimes feel like the odd one, even if they do not show it and you do not see it, you are not the only one; certainly, no king's crown has been replaced here! There never was, there never will be. "Koenma's not merciful when a his father's spankings are on the line", hahaha! Yeah, I can see that... but again, the sentence could probably be made better if you remove the 'A'... "You've got four good friends who'll always be ready to jump in." um, who's the other one? Their are four boys, correct? Perhaps you meant Genkai? Anyway, yes, odd or not, they need Kuwabara. It's not just about fighting, their story is also one about friendship. Ah, about us humans... totally right. We are beings that never lack greed, make mistakes, do petty and selfish stuff... but fortunately, unlike the d-World, those aren't the only things we are made of.
"I think he was scared. Rather lonely, than be trapped and hurt." Um, how about "I think he was scared. He'd rather be lonely than be trapped and hurtt." Sound better, doesn't it? I'm no writer, but I couldn't help but notice that, sorry...
*Gasp* Ah! He aproves! Hiei aproves to Yukina being with... Kazuma! Oh, the only thing missing is the love confession itself, and making Yukina understand it all.
"A mulberry is a mulberry… And Kazuma Kuwabara is a man…" Again! Sorry, it's "A mulberry is a tree, and Kuwabara is a man." I didn't mind you adding 'Kazuma', but just thought you should correct the first bit or something.
I, too, wonder, how does Hiei sleep? :)
Oh, Kuwabara is the best fourth wheel there ever was! I mean, he's right. Without his heart, his humanity, and even his naivety, especially his code of honor and unwavering friendship, this group would fall apart. Sure, the journey may take them to separate paths from time to time... only so that itcan lead them back to the people they were meant to be, to where they were meant to be in the first place; with one another. Wooh, I think Kuwabara's POV is the best way to look at this wonderful tale of the four men of YYH. Ever. "I completed the group." Got that right! No being lost any longer, not when you've got a friend like Kuwabara.
This piece is superb. Awesome, period. Love it! Love this! So much!
| KiraKiraBluemoon chapter 1 . 3/10/2014
You've nailed their personality and problems they're having spot on! I love this story! XD OMG. The feels! TT Kuwabara is the nicest and sweetest guy in YYH, he's actually my favorite character. He's reminds me of a big friendly giant. Thank you so much for writing this story! And I absolutely LOLed at the part where Hiei said with an evil grin that if Kuwabara married Yukina, he's gonna be his brother-in-law. X'D
| Kurama's Foxy Rose chapter 1 . 3/4/2014
That was beautiful.
| tomorrow4eva chapter 1 . 12/29/2013
Yay! I like this one! I too wondered if Kuwabara would end up drifting away since his life will lead a very different path, but in my heart I want their friendship to be strong enough that they all retain a tie to their team.
| Killua Zoldyck chapter 1 . 12/21/2013
This was amazing. I really enjoyed the introspect it gave into each person; there was an undertone of slight melancholy that really caught me. Thank you.
| LaCoquette chapter 1 . 12/1/2013
wow this was very insightful and poignant somehow i always felt so sorry for Kuwabara thinking that he was very much ignored and neglected in the three kings arc, always wondering why the mangaka never included him in their journey to the demon world but then i found my answer in this beautiful fanfic. Kuwabara has a purpose to their team, a place for everyone to come back to ,a person waiting for them to listen with an open heart and see the best in them through eyes that are not jaded. Now i remember why i love fanfiction, its because of authors like you who look underneath the underneath, delve deeper into the story and the characters, shedding light and bringing to the surface the subtle lessons and teachings of the anime. without a doubt this is one of the best stories ever written in this fandom.
| Dethia1101 chapter 1 . 11/30/2013
ajl;ksjadl;kjal;sdkfjal;sdkfjasl;dkjfsldkjlkajflaskjdlkfjsdl;kfjadf2wpwiwj2p258049opiupweori... *dies from the rays of awesomeness and rightness and kewlness and cuteness and heavy doses of brothership and friendship and LURVESSSSS!*
| Molly Grace 16 chapter 1 . 10/12/2013
That was a beautiful story. I have no other way to describe it.
| Ebony Lee chapter 1 . 5/10/2013
This fic is literally perfect. So much friendship. So much drama. So much angst. But not cheap, phoned-in angst. All these psychological issues are exactly the issues these characters would actually have. I feel like you just GET them. Just the beauty of your analysis and understanding of these characters got me a little misty-eyed. Kuwabara is perfect. Yuusuke is perfect. Hiei is perfect. Kurama is perfect. Everything is just so amazingly, heart-clenchingly perfect. This is one of my favorite YYH fics ever, if not my favorite of all time.
| mrsbeggins chapter 1 . 11/26/2012
I absolutely LOVE this!
| Gimei chapter 1 . 11/25/2012
Very well done! :)
| DayDreamer9 chapter 1 . 8/18/2012
God, I love you for writing this "happy tears" It's just so perfect. So true. Keep writing! "hugs you hard"
| GoodEnoughTheOpenDoor chapter 1 . 7/30/2012
I... don't even know what to say. It was so serious and the comedy sprinkled evenly throughout it made it a perfect mixture. It wasn't until these last few years that I realized how amazing of a character Kuwabara was in the show, but this one shot really brought it home for me. I'm dumbfounded by your brilliance! I wish I could come up with the words to tell you just how amazing this is, and how amazing you are for writing it.