|Reviews for The Hokage Great and Terrible|
| Awesomoisawesome chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Amazing ending, please write a sequel
| InARealPickle chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Sad but still a happy ending in a way.
| Akira Stridder chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
wow! I actually stayed and read every chapter! wow!
| Gomjibar22 chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
| Taliath chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Brilliant! Very well done story. A bit short, and I did hope to read more of the journey Naruto would've taken to get to this point-but I'm glad that you've managed to finish this very original fic.
I hope to read new fanfiction from you soon!
| THE UNKNOWN chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Nice way to end it
| King Hawke chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
great story! alittle darker than I am used to, but the ending made up for it. keep up the good work in writing stories!
| Chronostorm chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Well it was a sad but happy ending i overall liked and its ending though i wonder what will happen in the years to come i guess it is irrelevant though i expected to go through little bit more given all the points of view you had with the way you were planning to end it, it would have been impossible to do anything well good job on a good fic.
| Muria chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
Wow. That was really cool. I love the whole story line... especially the ending. Highly original and very well-written... :) Very fun to read!
| Mrriddler chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
This story is not as "entertaining" as your other works. It's value is its provocativeness and depth that make readers think. There's also a historic precedent. I'm going to guess you are somewhat well read in terms of modern and ancient western history.
Components of Orochimaru's pacification campaign and his use of ANBU reminded me of totalitarian regimes of the early 20th century, while the ending reminded me more of ancient Rome. I was tempted to say Orochimaru resembled Julius Caesar in how he tried to conquer all and sought godhood, but obviously you twisted the ending a bit. "Minato" is the exact opposite of the Roman Empire and Naruto is nothing like Octavian Caesar (Augustus). Still I can't help but wonder if the three people that knew what happened (Naruto, Hinata, Haku) was a play on the second triumvirate (Octavian, Mark Antony, Lepidus).
I guess in that sense, this story is closer towards the beginning of the Roman Republic post the reign of Roman King Tarquin the Proud than the end. Your mentioning of the divisions of power (Kage, aristocratic council, public assembly) is also rather representative of the divisions in Rome (office of consuls/temporary dictator, senate, tribune of the plebeians). And I'm sure we can imagine all sorts of way in which "Minato" could eventually fall apart just as Republican Rome did in the absence of wise and just leadership.
These things probably weren't even on your mind, but like I said, this story promotes thinking and made me recall some of my history lessons so well done. :) Very well done.
| Sangemaru chapter 5 . 2/24/2008
Heh :D This is deffinately a twist I would never have expected :) Nice story :)
| dan01 chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
This chapter was absolutly stunning and amazing. Pleas make a story about manato surviving and staying as the hokage and leading Leaf into a time of peace and make it epic like
A Mothers Love.
| mlkoolc86 chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
This was a great story
| X18999 chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
though your Kage, Council, and admissibly is odd because if the kage can kick all of their asses they are useless.
still good end
| NeoKenshin chapter 11 . 2/24/2008
After reading your story 'A Mother's Love' and then finding this on your profile, I have come to the conclusion that this story is well...it's damn good. The way you created the world of Konoha with Orochimaru's evil as its' prime influence is sublime! Honestly just picturing Konoha under a rule like that gave this story unbelievable depth! It almost seemed real in a sense. And then the scenes of Sarutobi discussing his committing seppuku, and Minato planning Naruto's liberation from Konoha, and then his eternal sacrifice for his sin...wonderful.
This is definitely a good story, as is "A Mother's Love". I look forward to reading more of your brilliant work. I can tell you're writing means a lot to you, and that is what makes it so good.