Reviews for Boys Keep Swinging
bec2224 chapter 1 . 8/15/2015
Very disappointed that there is no sequel or finished prequel after making all those promises and leaving cliffhangers.

I hated watching Michael say and do what he wanted and never had to apologize on the show, and it used to piss me off big time when Michael acted like an idiot and Ben would smile that indulgent "oh he's such a puppy" smile. He's not a puppy he's a grown-ass man who acts like a child over and over again and doesn't change. And there were 3 huge scenes in this story where this exact thing happened. Ben started to speak intelligently to his husband then would stop. Ticked me off.

Also you have Brian freak out after the car crash saying that he can't stand to see Justin in pain, but after he was mugged in New York Brian doesn't even bother checking out Justin's bruises and scraps, won't even look at him, didn't care if Justin was in pain then. Plus if Justin had said one sentence to Brian all of it would have been cleared up..."I was running away from Ethan when this happened". Jennifer told Justin "I told Brian it was Ethan who called me", later you have Daphne say "maybe he found out about Ethan". The writing doesn't make sense.

And the writer didn't make Lindsay "crazy" enough to cause a divorce and returning Brian's custody of Gus. It felt too rushed. Two conversations and the use of the word "extreme" by too many people. We were told Lindsay was acting extreme but we really weren't shown too many scenes of her being extreme.

And the show showed Brian changing, but after five years you reverted Brian back to "push em away" Brian, you have him going backwards. Brian's change on the show was the greatest story line, it's a shame to re-write him back to the same Brian from the beginning. And after Brian I think Ted is the one friend who changed the most, at the beginning Ted was comedy fodder, nothing more nothing less. But as the years went on he opened his eyes and saw how childish and mean Michael could be and he became a good friend to Brian. A friend who was intelligent enough to understand Brian.

Like I said, was very disappointed by the poor plot points and the story, and cliff-hangers with no resolve. Feel like I wasted my time.
RiceCrispy98 chapter 21 . 7/29/2014
love this 3
Mrs Hatake Itachi chapter 21 . 4/3/2013
Will you still continue with the sequel, would very much like to read it!
SoulMore chapter 21 . 1/13/2012
Xxx.Promise.To.Love.You.xxX chapter 21 . 10/12/2011
This story was awesome! Thank you for making it.
Natalie chapter 1 . 3/13/2011
love the prequel and this story and i was just wondering if there is a sequel i looked on your profile and i couldn't see it so i presume you haven't done one or you like to wait until you have got a few chapters and until you share it?
jumango chapter 21 . 1/31/2011
This was a really good story, i could actually see the bj relationship happening this way even though i wouldn't write off mel and mikey...i mean michael :) You still doing a prequel and sequel? I would love to read them :D
TrulyShadowKissed chapter 2 . 12/3/2010
This is the best QAF Future Story I have ever read. I'm really excited to continue reading.
Kate Andromeda chapter 20 . 11/7/2010
I soooo love this story, with all its drama. Is there any chance of a sequel? I would love to read it.
Faramirlover chapter 21 . 9/6/2010
This whole story was really amazing. Brilliant flow. Really in keeping with the feel of the show. Are you going to do a sequel?
shaunalease1 chapter 20 . 8/26/2010
I really love this story. Do you know when you are going to start posting chapters to the sequel? "The Only Way is Up"? I am looking forward to reading it. i loved the emotions in this chapter, seeing Brian so vulnerable. it's almost as if that was exactly what he was feeling about Justin's bashing and it was so real. Great job!
shaunalease1 chapter 5 . 8/26/2010
Haha your authors notes are enticing me more than ur story lol jk but ur really funny. and i love the story so far. i dont know where its goign but i hate ethan too i always wanted him to come back just to see wut he could stir up again for Justin
Bryton4ever71 chapter 20 . 8/14/2010
took me a while to catch up on this one WOW, awesome ending there! I only wish they had let Gale Harold be that raw just once
lulu chapter 20 . 8/14/2010
Really, really great story. And what a beautiful end ! I will read your prequel and sequel with pleasure
sophie'smom chapter 21 . 8/5/2010
"Ben puts up with a lot from Michael." why? didn't understand it in the show.

ted and blake i've always liked. when blake saw him at the ski lodge he wasn't sure. it had been two years.

emmett needs someone. drew was good for him. drew came to him, wanted him. em didn't have to do anything but be himself.

get jenny away from lindsay and if she happens to get worse, gus too. let him go live in a home with stable parents who love him. not a lunatic who may hurt him.
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