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Offline JennyC

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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #60 on: April 18, 2006, 03:13:49 pm »
If you are not a die hard fan that Jack has to die and there is no way to save Jack, please consider reading Leslie's fan fictions.  It is a good fan fiction in the alternate universe (the term they used for fan fictions).

I like it as it fulfills my curiosity on how can Ennis and Jack make it work if they do choose to have a life together. 

If you are like me that have a weaker stomach for sexually explicit details (I doubt there are many on this board), you will be fine once you pass chapter 2  ;D unless Leslie has more surprises waiting for us in the future chapters ;)

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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #61 on: April 18, 2006, 03:21:43 pm »
As always Leslie, another great chapter.   I just can't get enough of our boys.     ;)

Thanks, David... :)
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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #62 on: April 18, 2006, 04:12:08 pm »

For the last chapter, I ignored my family and didn't cook dinner. For this one, I ignored work. What's next??


Ignoring sleep.  ;)
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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #63 on: April 18, 2006, 04:20:01 pm »
Perfect timing! I watched it last night-ended up not being able to sleep because of it and it's been playing through my head all damn day-with the attending sadness. I can't handle Jack being dead, I just can't!

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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #64 on: April 18, 2006, 04:51:40 pm »
Oh Leslie,

I am glad that I read it now than later.  Beautifully done, the best chapter so far!  No wonder itís one of my favorites.  :)

He loved these little curls. Something about them made Ennis seem innocent and young
I love this.  This is exactly that I thought when I watched the movie.  Ennis/Heathís curled hair and eye lashes make him seems so innocent and young.

Itís so sweet that you added the sending pray of thanks joke in the story; finally let Ennis said what he couldnít say in the past.

Roger GrindellÖ I smell more trouble comingÖ

More please.  But I will be patient; donít want to scare your muse away. ;)

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Re: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #65 on: April 18, 2006, 05:10:23 pm »
Chapter 7, a great pleasure as always--it's so much fun seeing them interact with others, since most of their meetings are completely private! Can't wait to see Ennis teaching Bobby to ride...

I wrote what I thought was something important over on the fanfiction board. This is the gist of it:

It had better NOT be obvious to EVERYONE that they are crazy about eachother if this story is going to continue with both of them alive for a while! Hal is of course an exception, --but his reaction, too, I think, should have been somewhat tempered : just looking at your faces, it's easy to see yer crazy about eachother --or something like that--will NOT DO, even from another gay man!
It should be clear that Hal picks up on things that most people wouldn't..an overly contageous smile, an exchanged glance, etc.

I had an idea for a story...I think. About Lureen, and another guy she meets...dunno..whatdaya think?
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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #66 on: April 18, 2006, 09:10:31 pm »
Bravo Leslie!
Every chapter keeps getting better and better.. Printed it out so I can read it again before bed.. I also reviewed it.. ;)
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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #67 on: April 18, 2006, 09:15:16 pm »
Bravo Leslie!
Every chapter keeps getting better and better.. Printed it out so I can read it again before bed.. I also reviewed it.. ;)

Thanks, DeeDee...I saw your review. Thanks for your support, I appreciate it...LHN
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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #68 on: April 19, 2006, 10:37:01 pm »
I just read the entire fic.  I loved it.  Thanks for posting it...I can't believe I missed it before. 
Love.  You have a problem with it?

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Re: Chapter 7: A Love Born From Steel
« Reply #69 on: April 19, 2006, 11:29:24 pm »
Just posted another review of your story at FanFiction. I love how you write Ennis and Jack with each other, and how they're interacting with the other characters, especially Hal.  It was great when Jack told him in that stage whisper that Twister was named after him.  I sure could see Jack's smile when he did that.  Thanks, Leslie!
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