|Reviews for Underneath the Dying Rambutan|
| Guest chapter 13 . 11/16/2013
I like this story so much and now it seems some real action is taken to ochestrate an escape?
| InsaneRedneck007 chapter 1 . 9/30/2013
I love this story! I know how you feel with Writer's block... just keep going at your own pace!
| mille libri chapter 13 . 9/23/2013
I love resourceful Hannibal, especially when he's being an officer and a tactician at the same time.
I am tremendously sorry to have reached the end of this story, which is superbly written, and will be putting it on alerts in the hope that at some point you come back to finish it.
| mille libri chapter 12 . 9/10/2013
Tensions are rising at a very believable rate here, and it's great to see Hannibal's mind beginning to work. It's not quite the jazz, but you can hear the music in the distance.
| Niki chapter 13 . 9/1/2013
This story is awesome! I can't believe it took me so long to find it, but I'm quite glad that I did. I realize that you haven't updated this one in a while, but I really hope you're going to continue. Personally, I would love to read more, esp. with Face and Hannibal, I like the two of them. It'd be great to see Hannibal get Face to tell him his real age, hint hint. I hope you haven't given up on this story, and if you haven't please update, I'm sure a lot of us would love to read more, thanks!
| mille libri chapter 10 . 8/1/2013
This chapter really brings home their overall hopelessness and the futility of trying to cope in such a situation ... and Hannibal's stubborn insistence on doing it anyway, and doing it with style and intelligence, which is so very him.
| mille libri chapter 9 . 6/24/2013
You really have such an impressive grasp of all the guys' personalities, and you've de-aged them all so believably. This story is a real pleasure to read. Thank you!
| mille libri chapter 8 . 6/17/2013
Poor damaged Face. It's a more brash, violent view of him that in the show, but I think picks up on a lot of subtleties in the writing and performance and as such rings remarkably true. The absolute trust he's able to place in those other three men eventually gives him the confidence to become the man in the show, and I really look forward to watching that transition happen in this story.
| The Good Elkin chapter 13 . 6/10/2013
I found this yesterday at, like, 2 a.m. and have bearly been able to put it down since! (With the exception of falling asleep at 7:30 a.m. and watching reruns of the A-Team on Netflix.)
It's really good! I was a little hesitant about reading it at first, not sure about Hannibal's POV, but I LOVE it! And sticking Face's POV in there was great!(But I would king of like to see it from Murdock's and/or B.A.'s POV too, just to be fair.) Just a few points I want to pick at, though(sorry...)
First, a rather minor thing, but I just thought I'd mention it. I can't remember which chapter, but somewhere you said (in Face's POV) that 'Peck' was Face's real lastname, and that he'd gotten his firstname by people teasing him about the rat in Charlet's Web. However, in the episode 'Mind Games' his PR lady rattled off Face's names (including his birthname, Alvin Brenner) before he got to his final name, Templeton Peck. There were six in all. She also said that he'd changed them legally. (Just shouting that out.)
Second, in the episode 'A Recipe For Heavy Bread' Lin Duk Coo (by the way, when's he comming in?) said that the Faceman had always been scamming. That would mean his personality has to change drastically by the time Lin gets there; which would have to be soon if he's to save a bunch of lives like they said. (I have no real qualms about this, I'm just sayin'...)
Third, I personally think you added WAY too much cursing! (Mainly at the beginning) Never have I heard any of the Team - or anyone else on the show, for that matter - say Go****it (oh, and you didn't capitalize the various God(s) throughout the story,) and foul language usually tends to become more used in one's speech over time, so it doesn't really make sence that they'd say it a bunch in the past but never in the present (present meaning during the show, past being this fanfic.)
But, aside from those thing, I really liked it! I hope I didn't sound like I being to mean! Can't wait to see what happens! Please update soon!
| MN chapter 13 . 6/2/2013
I just found this story and couldn't put it down! What a great read, love the POV. So happy this story will continue! Can't wait for the coming chapters. Thank you!
| mille libri chapter 7 . 5/29/2013
Murdock's attitude here is very powerful, as is Hannibal's reaction to it. And the conversation between Face, Murdock, and Hannibal really sets the stage for their later relationships.
| mille libri chapter 6 . 5/28/2013
There's a lot of great depth to this story, and clearly a lot of thought put into the back stories. I absolutely buy Murdock as a former CIA agent who quit rather than do some of the things he was asked to do, and I think Face's hostility makes a tremendous amount of sense for him.
| mille libri chapter 5 . 5/19/2013
I love all the little hints here and there about the future of Murdock's sanity, and the tight control and boiling pressure inside his head that eventually takes its toll.
| mille libri chapter 4 . 5/15/2013
These are harder-edged, more dangerous versions of the guys who not only fit in the setting of the POW camp, but are the recognizable forerunners of the characters we see in the show. That's a hard balance to strike, and you're doing it very well.
| mille libri chapter 3 . 5/13/2013
I like that BA and this still-partially-sane Murdock respect each other. The underlying affection between the two was one of the best parts of the show, and I've always thought BA's irritation with Murdock's antics had to do with the loss of Murdock's sanity and with it his good friend. I'm interested to see how Hannibal's going to steal the camp away from Sanders.