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  1. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Hello, Fellow Readers of Fan Fic!

    It's January 1st, which means it's time to restart a boards classic once more! That's right: it's time for the 2024 Reading Challenge - but this time, with a twist! [face_mischief]

    First, as mods, we want to start by giving a huge shout-out and round of applause to @Kit' for coming up with this challenge and hosting it in its previous iterations. It has been a major success over the years, recognizing some truly awesome fan fic, and we hope to keep that tradition going into the future!

    So, without further ado, let's dive right in!

    The 2024 Reading Challenge!

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    What is a Reading Challenge, you ask?

    The same as in years past, the Reading Challenge is a year long challenge to read and review a fixed number of stories, based on the categories found below. It's just that simple.


    That sounds like fun - but what's different about the Reading Challenge this year?

    This year - besides there being different prompts - we are happy to be awarding c o l o r s for those intrepid readers who complete the challenge!
    • Readers who complete all 40 prompts of the Reading Challenge will be awarded 2 weeks of colors.
    • Readers who complete 30+ prompts of the Reading Challenge will be awarded 10 days of colors.
    • Readers who complete 20+ prompts will be awarded 7 days of colors.

    Forty prompts, you say? What are they?

    We're so glad you asked! They are, as follows:
    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization


    That's only one story every nine to ten days - I can do that!

    That's exactly what we thought! [face_mischief]


    Awesome! Is there anything else I should know?

    There are just a few things to keep in mind!

    1. Please state your intention to participate in the challenge here in-thread. Copy and paste the prompt list into your post, and then fill out that list over the year with a link to your review, tag of the author, and a short summarization of your review for other readers to see!

    2. We encourage you to post whenever you update your list! That way we can applaud your progress, and maybe even find new stories to read ourselves!

    3. When you update your list, and post to inform us about your progress, please, once again, include a link to your review - this will make indexing that much easier for your hosts!

    4. Any story on the boards is eligible, from past or present, just so long as it meets the criteria of the prompt! When it comes to story collections that feature more than one story in the same thread - such as for the Kessel Run, for example - you may include separate reviews for individual stories across various categories. However, an encompassing review for an entire collection may only be used once for a single category. We trust you to use your best judgement, and, of course, it you have any questions about the suitability of a review for any category, please don't hesitate to ask!

    5. As always, have fun! [:D]


    Where can I find the previous Reading Challenges? Oh wait, there they are!

    2020 Reading Challenge
    2023 Reading Challenge

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  2. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Index of Champions
     
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  4. Chyntuck

    Chyntuck Force Ghost star 5

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    FIRST. (Seriously, you mods are crazy to be up so early on New Year's Day 8-} At least over here it's already past lunchtime.)

    And yes, please sign me up!

    1. A story that breaks your heart: Good Boi by @Kit', featuring OC Zallie and her dog Blu. It's really just the tale of a girl and her dog. The girl grows up, the dog grows old. I cried at the end. (link to review)

    2. A story that makes you laugh: The Diary of a Very Whiny Darksider by @gizkaspice. I mean, it's your favourite man-child's diaryand it's written by gizkaspice; how could it not make me laugh? Highly recommended for those days when you need a pick-me-up (link to review). Also, shout-out to Dexter’s Dabbles with Idiosyncratic Imperials, also by gizkaspice – it made me start 2024 with howls of laughter, but I read and reviewed it before this challenge began, so it's just getting a honourable mention here.

    3. A story that makes you smile

    4. A story that surprises you: Interregnum III by @Bel505 and @SnubJockey. This wasn't at all what I expected, with the beginning focusing on the turmoil in the Imperial Remnant, the Imperials actually being the underdogs, a new political hierarchy and a completely unexpected death in the prologue itself. This promises to be just as epic as Interregnum and Interregnum II! (link to review)

    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story

    16. A Legends Story: An Artist at Heart by @MissKitsune08, a post-TLC AU in which the Moff Council tries to create a clone of Thrawn from his corpse after Bilbringi, with entirely unexpected effects. Pellaeon and then Parck are left picking up the pieces. (link to review)

    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story: The Claws of Father Cold, in which @gaarastar58 imagines the background of Baze Malbus and Chirrut Imwe and how they came to meet each other and become friends. It's an unexpected take on these two characters, but their key personality traits are already there, and the worldbuilding is amazing.

    18. A Non-Star Wars Story: : Unravelling the Secret of the Missing Breeches by @devilinthedetails (in her Even Odder Ends Kessel Run thread). This is the story that introduced me to American Girl (the Felicity series), which is a fandom I had absolutely never heard about, but now that I've looked it up I think I want to get some of those books for my daughter – so this wonderful little ficlet deserves its place here both for being wonderful and for making me want to know more! (link to review)

    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person: A Daimyo's Diary: The Book of Boba Fett by @Happy Sando. This diary (and its narrative framing device, which promises to be priceless) picks up just after the end of the TV series. It's still early days as I type this, but methinks that Boba is going to face several challenges both as daimyo of Mos Espa and as protector of the Tusken raiders...

    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love

    30. A story collection: Notes from the Field by Seldes_Katne, a collection written for the 2021 Fanfic Olympics starring Vestri Dain and her found family of sentientologists. What can I say, it's alien nirvana. (link to review)

    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention

    40. A story that defies all categorization: Ghosts of Ulug Beg by @GregMcP. It combines myth, hallucination, worldbuilding, science and fantastical elements through the eyes of two exceedingly unusual (or indeed improbable) characters, and it's one of the most creative interpretations of a challenge prompt I've read in a long time. (link to review)
     
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  5. Thumper09

    Thumper09 Force Ghost star 4

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    Me too, please! :)

    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  6. Findswoman

    Findswoman Fanfic and Pancakes and Waffles Mod (in Pink) star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Feb 27, 2014
    I’m in as well. Love this challenge! It’s just like a fic treasure hunt! :D

    1. A story that breaks your heart

    2. A story that makes you laugh—A Little Help, Here? by @vader_incarnate. Just as Han has to bail Luke out of a traffic violation ticket, Ghost!Anakin, as dorky and dad-jokey as he was when alive, shows up to offer his son driving advice. How could this setup not make one laugh? :D

    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast

    7. A story featuring a familial relationship—Putting Your Best Out There by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha. In which a young Luke learns values of both strict discipline and patient compassion from his beloved foster parents, Owen and Beru, and then puts both into balanced practice when he goes on to found the Jedi Academy. Always love me a good Beru-Owen-Luke tale!

    8. A story featuring a friendship

    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship—From The Forest Ranger's Handbook by @Pandora . Our favorite couple from Space!Minnesota Taanab, Antares and Karellen, are back! They're a long-term item now, living and working at a forest ranger station. In this story, Antares is having a rainy, painful, frustrating day in the middle of the woods, but a visit from friends, tenderness from her beau, and—once she sees it—the beauty of nature make it a little easier to bear.

    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship

    11. A story featuring a villain—Kylo’s Metaphysical Life Day Journey by @devilinthedetails. A GFFA retelling of Charles Dickens’s Christmas Carol with Kylo Ren Ben Solo fitting perfectly into the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. Visited on Life Day Eve by the ghost of his revered grandfather and visions of past Life Days with his parents, I can tell Ben will come out of this not just with a better understanding of Life Day but of his grandfather’s sacrifice and his family’s true legacy.

    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character

    14. A story featuring an original character—Ghosts of Ulug Beg by @GregMcP. I am always here for this gent’s stories and characters! The main character of this story, inspired by the magnificent real-life Ulugh Beg Madrasa in Samarkand, is a drug-addicted explorer with a troubled past, who goes with his trusty modified interrogation droid in search of the legendary Ulug Beg Observatory and its celebrated Emir. Although he reaches the observatory, with its beautiful mosaics depicting Samarqi life of ages past, he is slowly finding out that the world for which he is searching is long lost.

    15. An AU story—Ricochet by @Mira_Jade, which takes place in a universe where Leia, Han, Luke, Mara, and Anakin are all alive together, all work together, and all go on missions together—and where Leia, with the help of training from Padmé, can "overhear" Luke and Mara talking about their marriage plans! What could be a better combination?

    16. A Legends story—An Acquired Taste by @UltramassiveUbersue. Stars Corran and Mirax, and Wedge and Iella, characters I have not seen in a long time, a long time! Here they are stranded together on a planet, with a broken-down ship, but manage to have fun and engage in witty repartee all the same, which of course Ubersue writes like a pro!

    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story—Walks on the Wild Side by @Seldes_Katne. This was an Olympics series featuring characters from the Young Jedi Adventures, which take place during the High Republic era: the wildlife-loving Lys Solay and her fellow Jedi younglings Kai Brightstar and Nubs. They were all new to me, but I enjoyed Seldes’s delightful stories about the ways the three younglings and their friends help the wildlife and natural environments of their world.

    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building

    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way—The Walls We Hide Behind by @Gabri_Jade gave me a completely new perspective on the Force bond between Luke and Mara. I always knew it was a bond like no other, but this story shows us just how deep it goes—so deep that two really do become, sharing and becoming each other’s trauma in a profoundly visceral way. The fourth-person perspective of the story’s last section really hammers that home—the bond itself becomes a character that speaks. (And yay, Sor Juana quote! :D )

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person—Tipoca City Blues by @Raissa Baiard. First person, from the viewpoint of a character that I haven’t seen anyone, much less Raissa, write about for a long time: dad!Jango Fett, “an ordinary man trying to make his way” with a certain headstrong ten-year-old. Complete with keen insights on the particular challenges of parenting your own clone! (Hint—you can’t blame Mom! :p )

    22. A fic with a great first line

    23. A fic with a great last line—Unholy Matrimony by @Chyntuck. The line in question is, “‘Wipe that expression off your face, General,’ Mara retorted acidly. ‘And get me a divorce.’” Really sums up everything that came before—and could there be a more perfect, more Mara Jade reaction to the sham marriage that was the story’s premise? :p

    24. A WIP that started again

    25. A WIP you wish would start again—The Claws of Father Cold by @gaarastar58. Begun in December 2017, and so far consisting of two chapters, this is the origin story of a young Baze Malbus and Chirrut Îmwe on the dirty, dark streets and catacombs of NiJedha, full of keenly detailed descriptions of the grim, gritty life these boys and their fellow urchins lead. This author has a wonderful handle on the voices and personalities of both characters, and I would love to see the story continue if the author so chooses!

    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review—A Shattered Mind’s Eye by @ConservativeJedi321. This is a detailed and poignant origin story of a very young Depa Billaba: her early family life as a refugee, how she meets her future teacher Mace Windu, joins the Jedi, and adjusts to that life.

    28. A story written prior to 2024—Loss by @Vek Talis (we miss you!). It was written just last year in 2023, but it’s one of those that I feel I should have gotten to back when it was written, because it is a pivotal episode in this author’s very rich pre-KOTOR-era story universe, giving much insight into Vek Talis the character, aspects of his origins, and his status as a FrAG (a person From Another Galaxy).

    29. A fic by an author you love—Just Dance by @Raissa Baiard. Once again I can’t resist giving this category to her for the gift exchange story she wrote me that helped me start off my fanfic reading year with multiple huge smiles! Written with her usual keen understanding of character, it’s got Zeb, his fellow Spectres, music, dancing, crazy clothes, references galore to our shared fanon, and Space!Madonna—what more could this girl possibly want! :D

    30. A story collection—The Scrap Yard by @Kit' . This collection of ficlets is tied not to any of this forum’s usual collection- or anthology-generating challenges like the Kessel Run or Olympics, but rather to writing prompts and challenges that Kit’ has collected from various Discord servers and Reddit forums. She comes up with some very keen and witty responses to these prompts and challenges that feature her own fantastic OCs but also some EC cameos (case in point: what do the Temple’s seamstresses think about the fact that Obi-Wan keeps losing all those robes?). There are three stories in the collection at the time of current writing, and I’m most definitely there if she adds more!

    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words

    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title—Nestling by @Kit' , with a one-word, two-syllable title, in which Kit's loveable padawan Tara Tarindae finds out—from both poking around on her master Davin Dor's computer and overhearing his conversation with his previous padawan, Saelyra—that she'll be doing her Trials soon! So titled because, as Saelyra notes in the story, "sometimes nestlings need a push before they know they can fly."

    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title—And Dances with the Lilliadils by @Mira_Jade, featuring an OC belonging to the also awesome @Chyntuck: artist Nazmat Koch. In this beautifully touching and story she meets and bonds with clone trooper-turned-artist Jesse while both of them are doing a spot of plein-air artwork at a botanical garden. The very poetic title is borrowed/remixed/GFFAified from the last line of William Wordsworth’s famous daffodil poem.

    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention

    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention—The Wordsmith by @ViariSkywalker . It started with a very simple author's note that describes exactly what the story does: "The following takes place in a brand new AU. I won’t spoil anything more than that." And I won't spoil anything more, either, because this is one of those brand new AUs that truly headsplodes the head! (Perhaps it gives just a teeny tiny bit of a hint to say I was considering this one for "dark, twisty relationship" too, because it almost is, from a certain point of view! :p )

    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention

    40. A story that defies all categorization—Dexter’s Dabbles with Idiosyncratic Imperials by @gizkaspice. Birthday party for Millicent the Cat at Dex’s Diner with a multi-foot-tall orange cake, cat-shaped sprinkles and confetti, Palps, Blackie-of-indeterminate-gender, imperials shouting “Millicent Rules!,” and bewildered Rebels listening in from the back room—need I say more? :p
     
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  7. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Jun 29, 2004
    Aw yeah, that's the spirit! [face_dancing] And, of course, I am in myself with . . .

    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  8. devilinthedetails

    devilinthedetails Fiendish Fanfic & SWTV Manager, Interim Tech Admin star 6 Staff Member Administrator

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    Jun 19, 2019
    I'm going to sign up as well. I had such fun with the 2023 Reading Challenge, and know this will be a joy for me to take part in as well[face_dancing]

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    1. A story that breaks your heart: I Only Play by @Findswoman broke my heart with its very poignant portrayal of a mystical music box and a grieving mother. And it is from the point of view of the music box no less!
    2. A story that makes you laugh: Medley of Unforgettable Happenings by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha made me laugh for the depiction of Obi-Wan and Anakin on a mission in which Obi-Wan attracts some romantic interest from a very attractive female Twi'lek.
    3. A story that makes you smile: Just Dance by @Raissa Baiard had me smiling from ear to ear from beginning to end with its descriptions of the garish outfits various characters were wearing.
    4. A story that surprises you: The Wordsmith by @ViariSkywalker pulls off a most impressive and unexpected tonal shift that caught me entirely by surprise but I won't say any more for fear of spoiling the surprise for others.
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast: An Acquired Taste by @UltramassiveUbersue features an ensemble cast of Wedge, Iella, Corran, Mirax, Han, and Leia in a story with lots of fun banter.
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship: Tipoca City Blues by @Raissa Baiard offers a relatable, honest, and humorous look at the father and son relationship between Jango and Boba, including insights into how it is impacted by both nature and nurture.
    8. A story featuring a friendship: Knight and Survivor by @Findswoman offers a moving look at a friendship that literally arises out of the ashes of disaster and tragedy.
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship: The Coming of Spring by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha focuses on the budding romantic relationship between Eowyn and Faramir, depicting how the two of them met and fell in love in a very sweet fashion.
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain: In her sestina (yes, you read that right, sestina) In Answer to the Aubrett, @Mira_Jade makes me sympathize with Darth Maul and his "not quite" redemption arc.
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character: Silver Flash on the Steppe by @Findswoman is an endearing, humorous account of the budding friendship between a young Loth-wolf and a Twi'lek Jedi Padawan when the Jedi Temple is first being established on Lothal. It is from the point of view of a precocious little Loth-wolf.
    14. A story featuring an original character: Archive adventures with Hessy Teack by @earlybird-obi-wan features the adventures of the endearing titular character as well as an assortment of other original characters, including mischievous cats and Hessy's master.
    15. An AU story: In Higher and Drier on the Ender Spire, @Findswoman delivers us a fascinating AU in which Revan is a female, her dad is involved in her adventures, and finding Bastila has less urgency.
    16. A Legends Story: Mission Gone Wrong by @JediMaster_Jen is set in a Legends AU and features well known Legends character Xanatos as well as some tense action scenes and a gut punch of a finale.
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story : My Indescribably Rewarding Journey by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha is Arwen's diary written with a distinct tone of contentment and deep reflection on the past.
    19. A story that is rich in world-building: Artifact or Fiction by @Thumper09 features very detailed world building of a rainy day in the jungle of Yavin IV and perfectly captures the scientific mindset of the original character who is observing those world building details while exploring that jungle. Very cleverly done.
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way: The Mirror of Erised provides the perfect narrative tool for prompting me to reconsider the grief, loss, and tragedy of Severus Snape with more depth and nuance than before in The Door Slightly Ajar by @Book-Geek.
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person: Take a Memo by @DarthIshtar is the diary of Leia's very relatable personal assistant, and like many diaries, it is written in the first person point of view.
    22. A fic with a great first line: Ricochet by @Mira_Jade has a first line that immediately lets you know who is speaking because it is so perfectly in Han's voice, and Han's voice remains completely on point throughout the whole fic.
    23. A fic with a great last line: Anakin Skywalker and the Peril in the Deep by @Mira_Jade has the last line "After all: to the hero went the spoils" which is like the whipped cream on top of a hot chocolate of a story where Anakin tells a bedtime story to his twin grandchildren when you realize what the spoils in question are.
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review: A Kingdom Where My Love Can Stand by @Mira_Jade is a WIP I regularly review for its politics, its romance, its wit, and its moments that can break your heart or warm your heart in equal measure.
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review: I left reviews on every chapter of Averting Disaster, a beautiful tribute to taking on challenges by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha.
    28. A story written prior to 2024: Written last year for the Comfy Reads Challenge, "and Shake the Rising Soul" by @Mira_Jade provides a heartwarming characterization of Marianne Dashwood and all the wit and charm beloved by fans of Jane Austen.
    29. A fic by an author you love: Useless Bay by one of my favorite authors, @Findswoman, poignantly captures the voice of Jyn Erso as she wrestles with feelings of futility and uselessness.
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette: Valentine's Day This Year is a humorous Good Omens oneshot by @DarthIshtar featuring a medley of Latin and Roman references to delight my inner high school Latin scholar. Any fans of Crowley or Aziraphale should definitely check this story out.
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words: In less than 800 words, @Findswoman manages to introduce us to her OC narrator of In That Big Somewhere and to get us to care deeply about the very heartbreaking and poignant dilemma that OC narrator confronts in this family drama that is angsty and humorous by turns.
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention: Wherever the River Flows by @Seldes_Katne has a very poetic, evocative title that caught my eye right away. It is a compilation of stories written for the Kessel Run Challenge, and I found the lore and world building details in the first story about Ric Olie scavenging aiwhas on Kamino fascinating.
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention: The Diary of a Very Whiny Darksider by @gizkaspice features an author's note stating she was inspired by me. I am always so happy to be an inspiration to my fellow fanfic writers, and I had such a delightful time reading Kylo's hilariously over-the-top reaction to daily trials and travails such as Spacebucks misspelling his name on his coffee mug.
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention: Regal Moves by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha perfectly captures the voice of one of my favorite historical figures, Queen Elizabeth I, in her diary.
    40. A story that defies all categorization: Unholy Matrimony by @Chyntuck deftly defies all categorization. It is part AU, part humor, part drama, and part romance, and all-around excellent.
     
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  9. JediMaster_Jen

    JediMaster_Jen Force Ghost star 4

    Registered:
    Jun 3, 2002
    Ah, what the heck? I'm in! :D

    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line: Good Business by @ViariSkywalker ~ the second entry in the author's 2024 Kessel Run collection. The challenge was to write an internal monologue between 400 and 800 words which leads to an epiphany on the part of the monologuing character.

    The story features Hondo Ohnaka explaining how he came into possession of eight young children. link to review

    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
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  10. ConservativeJedi321

    ConservativeJedi321 Force Ghost star 6

    Registered:
    Mar 19, 2016
    I'm new to this area of the forums but that just means I've got a lot to explore.
    Lets hope the coming year gives me time to do so.

    1. A story that breaks your heart: The Fair and the First Flame by @devilinthedetails. A story following a character you know will die young will always have a mournful edge to it, but when it involves a family losing a mother and a wife at such a critical stage it is devastating. There is a redemption in the fact that Cliegg finds love again in Shmi, but given how that goes....
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-for-otp-challenge-30.50059304/#post-58745983

    2. A story that makes you laugh
      Unholy Matrimony by @Chyntuck
      Honestly the moment I read the title, specifically the characters that found themselves in said "Unholy Matrimony" I was sputtering with laughter at the very idea.
      You just have to wonder how long she would be able to put up with it before he ends up five feet under.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...r-ultramassiveubersue.50059946/#post-58745001

    3. A story that makes you smile: (In this case Stories) I reviewed multiple of @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha;s short stories in Tasty Tidbits..." Kessel Challenge. Each one offered the feels in a slightly different way, and I was never left disappointed. https://boards.theforce.net/threads/tasty-tidbits-kessel-challenge.50057053/page-2#post-58742644
    4. A story that Suprises You: Sure Looks Strange to Me by @Findswoman, the authors note and the song that inspired it gives me an initial expectation that is delightfully subverted. The presence of a Joopa by itself was completely out of the blue, that Joopa's actual agenda leaves me simply stunned.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-hit-wonder-challenge.50055501/#post-58761710

    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone: Data Meets C-3PO, a round-robin that has to date only been updated by @study888 (Anyone else with a greater knowledge of Star Trek than I, are invited to partake!). This could have just as easily been for #36 because I was drawn in by the title. I watched a handful of episodes of Star Trek TNG as a Kid/Teenager, but never jumped in the deep end as I did Star Wars. I recognized characters like Picard, Worf, and Data relatively easily and the prospect of one Android meeting one of the Star Wars droids was enough get me to give it a shot, so far, I've been able to follow with relative ease but don't feel comfortable adding to the story myself. All I can say is I've enjoyed what was published so far.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/data-meets-c-3po-spoiler-warning.50056258/#post-58799675
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a Familial Relationship: "Tipoca City Blues" by @Raissa Baiard.
      The first story of this upcoming Kessel collection is about Jango's relationship with his clone "son" Boba and offers a fun dive into the softer side of the ruthless bounty hunter. Particularly humorous as he observes do to the absence of a mother, he has nobody to blame for his son's troublesome behavior but himself. It does have a somber note as it leads directly into the events of Episode II and we all know how that goes for the Fetts.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-now-with-more-mandos.50059998/#post-58754915
    8. A story featuring a friendship: Silver Flash on the Steppe by @Findswoman, a young wolf finds her way with a young Jedi on Lothal in an era time has forgotten. A very sweet tale with a happy ending. https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-baiard-loth-wolf-ocs.50059966/#post-58748239
    9. A story featuring a Romantic Relationship: Lunch with Tahl by @earlybird-obi-wan
      Ok "romantic" might be over doing it, but we all know Qui-gon and Tahl have feelings right? That combined with the last line really highlights the tension between the two, and Dooku naturally playing mood killer makes the scene all the much more entertaining.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...qui-gon-jinn-and-tahl.50058777/#post-58754950
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship: Wicked by @Vek Talis I go into a story about Sheev and his family thinking I know how dark it can reasonably get and am quickly proven wrong. Should have heeded the warnings. https://boards.theforce.net/threads...pring-bingo-challenge.50058971/#post-58761801
    11. A story featuring a villain: Dangerous holocrons and artifacts, by @earlybird-obi-wan. This is a weird one in that the crux of the story takes place while Dooku is still a Jedi, the flashforward definitely offers some perspective into his mind as Darth Tyranus. The fact that it follows the curious (But Semi-Canon?) pairing of Jocasta Nu and Dooku makes it all the more interesting. Though having his name be Vlad will always feel off to me. :p
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...kessel-run-2024.50059973/page-2#post-58785315
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character: Salvage Mission by @Seldes_Katne is yet another week one Kessel Run story and while it's protagonist Ric Olié originates from the films he plays a relatively small role, and I am always thrilled to see such a creative use for prequel centric characters, worlds and concepts in any context. A particularly clever use here as he and his team try to rescue some Aiwah's after the destruction of Kamino by the Empire.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...el-run-challenge-2024.50059995/#post-58759505
    13. A story featuring a non-human character: Just Dance by @Raissa Baiard, told from the POV of the Lasat Garazeb Orellios, as he finds himself on the most ridiculous mission of his life. His task, is as the title says, to Just Dance. Oh, and get a code cylinder from a "sultry", giant, hairy, Balinaka who gets her groove on as a way to remember her people enslaved by the Empire. Well worth a read.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...zeb-sabine-ezra-fluff.50059985/#post-58750891
    14. A story featuring an original character: A Slick One With a Smile By @ViariSkywalker
      A serial killer finds himself in the clutches of Darth Festus, manages to get him to fight fair, but gets a little cocky along the way. An all-around entertaining story with a captivating narrative. https://boards.theforce.net/threads...ot-oc-janus-challenge.50058859/#post-58754199
    15. An AU story: Useless Bay by @Findswoman
      The first entry is a powerful AU introspect on what it might have been like if Jyn Erso survived the Death Stars super laser destroying Scariff. Left alone and driven to the point of madness, one can't help but sympathize with her as she contemplates her lonely existence.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-kessel-run-anthology.50059996/#post-58754226
    16. A Legends Story: What they Grow Beyond. by @Kadar Ordo, a deep and character driven story of Master Yoda counseling Dooku and Qui-gon after Galidraan. Offers an emotional story that gives insight into how that event effected multiple people, including the return of the rather obscure Feemor! I like what was done to give the event personal significance, and Yoda's way of breaking through Qui-gon and Dooku's personal trouble. It worked very well.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...ot-yoda-dooku-qui-gon.50057835/#post-58753174
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story: A Daimyo's Diary: The Book of Boba Fett (DDC 2024) by @Happy Sando. It's Boba's Diary! With some editing from a torture droid. How can you go wrong? Haven't seen the series it describes but have heard enough to follow along with the essentials, and it's always a pleasure to get inside the head of the best bounty hunter in the galaxy! https://boards.theforce.net/threads...of-boba-fett-ddc-2024.50059961/#post-58746906

    18. A Non-Star Wars Story: The Door Slightly Ajar, by @Book-Geek
      Yes, I dug up an old one, but to be fair the non-Star Wars section is relatively sparsely populated and most of the stories are from the same five franchises. :p
      This story called out to me having recently read the books for the first time, it does a good job exploring Snapes character and offering some emotional depth in a relatively brief scene. The premise caught my eye, and I liked it. Nobody who has seen the last movie or read the final book should be surprised what he finds, but there is still a powerful sense of melancholy about it.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...s-stone-missing-scene.32069656/#post-58752193
    19. A story that is rich in world-building: I Discover Great Deceptions and Truths by @devilinthedetails, offers an interesting insight into the day-to-day life of Siri Tachi, from her relationship with Master Adi Gallia, to her interesting conversations/description of her Datapad, and even something as simple as a haircut. I expect more great details down the line! https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-diary-challenge-2024.50059951/#post-58760455
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way: Medley of Unforgettable Happenings (Week #1), by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha. Obi-Wan Kenobi the flirt? Maybe not the first person many would choose to be eying up a cute Twi'lek but he's definitely got the ladies chasing after him. Siri, Satine and now Ms. Ranald. Maybe it's just Anakin's reading of the situation but man, the poor guy just can't catch a break. :p
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-kessel-run-challenge.50059971/#post-58748233

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person: Daybreak by @ViariSkywalker is an absolutely amazing look at Old Bens final moments from a second person POV. (Not many of those around these parts! Difficult to do, and all the more impressive because of the effort.) https://boards.theforce.net/threads...a-during-anh-vignette.50057846/#post-58746178
    22. A fic with a great first line: A Little Help, Here? by @vader_incarnate
      Luke asks for help, and Han is ready to bury a body. What better setup for this laugh outload rollercoaster that includes a fun analysis of how driving is different on Coruscant and Tatooine plus a positively perfect cameo from our very own Anakin Skywalker all too ready to rib Han to shreds for marrying his daughter. Need I say more? [face_rofl]
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...nakin-post-rotj-humor.50058003/#post-58754941
    23. A fic with a great last line: An Exercise in Precise Terminology by @rktho, maybe not all that surprising but a delightfully amusing demonstration on why you shouldn't test Jabba's patience while standing on the trap door you just installed.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/an-exercise-in-precise-terminology.50059132/#post-58762384

    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP You wish would start again: Take Me Home by @Raissa Baiard
      A pair of story posts made last year that offer a small window into her very own concept of an Ezra and Sabine reunion, it is a very well-done tale that offers great emotional depth and growth from both characters that have gone to hell and back across a decade. Definitely worth a read, and worth a continuation of the author ever feels inspired by it again. https://boards.theforce.net/threads...ama-angst-sabine-ezra.50059487/#post-58754932
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review: Tales from the One Canon, thread by @Sinrebirth, parts of the story written by @HMTE. I honestly love the deep dive into the obscure, I always feel like I'm learning something about Star Wars while reading these tales, and it's endlessly interesting how they manage to reconcile canon with legends. I've never had an issue with the reboot, but these intellectual exercises are genuinely a lot of fun and add 30+ years of depth to canon stories that are just now getting their legs. Even when writing in an era I'm not big on personally exploring I can't help but be captivated in how they weave the narrative.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/tales-from-one-canon.50059589/page-4#post-58753165
    27. 27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review: Enter the Foreign by @ViariSkywalker
      This was always a prompt that intimidated me the most because multi chapter fanfiction stories can be a gruel to get through at times. The fact that this is an AU, and a time travel one at that should have left me at the door, but the premise vaguely intrigued me, and Anakin Skywalker is one of my favorite characters too, so I thought I'd give it a chance and man do I not regret it. A story written over the course of a decade, it has all the feels and then some, twists and turns, shocks and awe (Sometime litterally), and an emotionally satisfying ending that made the whole journey eternally worth it! If you haven't read it yet give it a shot, I promise you won't regret it!
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...allana-ocs-more.30726583/page-9#post-58764171
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...allana-ocs-more.30726583/page-9#post-58768626
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...allana-ocs-more.30726583/page-9#post-58777070
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...allana-ocs-more.30726583/page-9#post-58778147
    28. A story written prior to 2024: A Promise Kept by @Cowgirl Jedi 1701 is a few years old now but a fortunate bump gave me the chance to read it and contemplate a very interesting AU that effectively condenses three films worth of character development into a single relatively short post. https://boards.theforce.net/threads/a-promise-kept.50043775/#post-58743841
    29. A fic by an author you love The Doqvic Method by @rktho, I'm seeing him pop up a fair few times in my reviews and have yet to be disappointed by a story. Each one is very readable, short, and easy to understand, even when dealing with Oc's who are usually very hard to visualize! In this case a plainclothes police officer had the criminal drug dealer on the ropes but takes a surprising turn by inviting him to dinner instead of putting him behind bars. The scene is set nicely, and while not a lot happens it gives an excellent introduction to the OC title character, his personality and unorthodox methods.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/the-doqvic-method-1109-words.50060138/#post-58799655
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection): In the Floods
      A clever use of the first prompt, a fun dip into Leia's character, and an accidental slip into Latin that one can't help but enjoy. I'm not participating in the Kessel Run Challenge this year since I want to prioritize my existing fic, but I do really enjoy seeing so many authors adopt the prompt each in their own unique way. Definitely something I will be keeping tabs on. https://boards.theforce.net/threads...-rebellion-challenges.50059974/#post-58749650
    31. A one-shot/vignette: Coruscant Sunset by @devilinthedetails a very sweet if brief scene of Obi and Ani looking out at the (You guessed it!) Coruscant Sunset. It's lovely in its use of both characters so early in their Master and Apprentice relationship, you can sense just how uncomfortable Obi is in being a teacher still, but Anakin is endlessly curious and always comparing his new world to his old one! I love it. :D
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...an-and-anakin-oneshot.50051748/#post-58762359
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words: The Rains of Scariff by @Findswoman, by my count it has a little of 950 words, but it was a must read after finishing Usless Bay, that which was a prequel to this story published in 2019. This could just as well have gone under the "A Story that surprised you" prompt, but I elected to keep that one open for the future. The most interesting aspect personally was the POV character: Mon Mothma, even as I knew the premise before opening the thread, I was shocked by the fact that the leader of the Rebel Alliance was visiting this fallen world, and the perspective on her is interesting. Particularly considering how candid she can be in such a private setting with only her friend's ear, she doesn't need to worry about optics and can truly speak her mind, which paves the way for a surprisingly sentimental reunion at the end.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...time-trials-challenge.50051979/#post-58760432
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words: Cold Harvest by @devilinthedetails, a fascinating and deep story following one of Qui gons and Obi-Wan's many missions, this one specifically to !Space!Russia, where they encounter corruption, a friendly innkeeper and curious customs they need to understand in hopes of bringing a force sensitive youngling to the Jedi. By my count it's a little over 13,000 words.... so far. (Personally, I'm hoping for a continuation for what its worth).
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...r-mission-story.50053040/page-3#post-58761792
    34. A story with Less tan five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title: We are One But We Are Many, By @GregMcP, a poetic deep dive into the Aki-Aki festival, with a particularly poetic and poignant story from the perspective of Nambi Ghima and her Mumma, it's got a curious Rythm to it that it took me a second to get use to, sometimes the story fades into casual conversation in a way that surprises me, but it's a very sweat tale and a deep look into an extremely alien culture.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/we-are-one-but-we-are-many.50060094/#post-58784497
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention: Namesake by @rktho, despite the pun, it manages to communicate a lot with a little. Even before I know who the protagonist is I can imagine she will have to face some truly horrific obstacles as she grows up. The species + neglected childhoods add a lot to the imagination even before you add the term 'grievously' in there. :p
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/namesake—-a-short-story-446-words.50055621/#post-58762373

    38. A Story With an Authors Note that Caught your Attention: To Shake the Stars--ANH Fan Novelization: @DarthIshtar has got a fair point that a lot of the novelizations have some rather Awkard bits that chaffed with alter lore, and I appreciate her effort to tidy them up a bit.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads/to-shake-the-stars-anh-fan-novelization.50059952/#post-58746763
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention: Word Smith by @Kit', Obi-Wan Kenobi and Satine, the former proves completely incapable of carrying proper conversation with her and even less so articulating his feelings. It's delightfully Awkard and curiously adorable, with a satisfying conclusion that offers me some deep thought as to the balance between a Jedi's duty and his humanity. Also, I totally didn't intend to read two stories in a row about Obi-Wan Kenobi's primary love interests.
      https://boards.theforce.net/threads...nd-challenge-ob.50059668/page-2#post-58760477
    40. A story that defies all categorization: Season of Sharing By @Seldes_Katne, a very deep story with a foundation in academia but a fascinating deep dive into religious and cultural aspect of the GFFA, many unique aliens and characters that stretch the imagination. Very vivid imagery, based in real life traditions and peoples of all sorts that give the story much more depth and resonance, as well as respect for the great variety of characters and histories represented. Plus, a fair bit of humor, flying Aleena never fail to give a chuckle. It feels simultaneously more casual but also deeper than a lot of other stories I've read.
     
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  11. earlybird-obi-wan

    earlybird-obi-wan Chosen One star 6

    Registered:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Just sign me up for this again

    1. A story that breaks your heart. by @Findswoman First prompt: A poor girl alone and lost on a planet with the rain making everything useless. Second prompt having to deliver a package from AHC to your beloved old mother. Third a series of drabbles with Kanan and Zeb beginning on a devastated world. 4. A music-box with the song to remember a childhood. And a great way to include the remember challenge. 5 An AU with Revan being a woman and not ready for action at all. 6 A pool reflecting Zeb and Shulma before and in the war. 7. Zuckuss as he is portrayed by her and the nonsense of the other writers. 8 Chirrut save and escaping after killing Krennic and Hux, who tried to protect him. All in purple rose and gold 2024 kessel run anthology
    2. A story that makes you laugh. Hilarious cat fun with @gizkaspice in the story dexters dabbles with idiosyncratic imperials
    3. A story that makes you smile. by @Raissa Baiard Writing a fic gift with for Zeb a ridiculous outfit but has him having fun at the dance just dance
    4. A story that surprises you. by @Raissa Baiard She begins her Kessel run 2024 with a surprising view into the personal life of Jango and his young 'clone'son Boba. Her second entry is with Ezra and a Loth-cat revealing secrets. My favorite Mando Canderous Ordo in the third and a Mandalorian beskar helmet in the fourth. 7 HK-47 has a hliarious dream. In who writes remains
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone. by @JediMaster_Jen Her Kessel-run where we see familiar characters in a very different view. Dark and twisty in the first posts. Obi-Wan descended from the Mandalorians and receiving a ring in the inanimate object challenge. Obi-Wan fighting Darth Hala/Satine. 7 Obi-Wan with a happy dream and waking up to see the graves of his family and vowing to kill Qui-Gon. All in black knights legend of the sith hunters
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast. by @UltramassiveUbersue Writing about the couples Corran/Mirax, Wedge/Iella, Han/Leia with great snark and banter in an acquired taste
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship. By @Kit' Her story written for the IQ OC challenge with the siblings Estra D'ladame, F'kisi Plum, Nicco D'ladame, Zalllie Jinn, Bryer D'ladame (née Ducat), Del D'ladame, Kithera (Rin) Rinani in lost in the everywhere
    8. A story featuring a friendship. by @amidalachick She has started her Kessel run with Steve and Billy busy during a rainy night. The second prompt is how Steve can play the guitar and reveals this to Billy in a delightful piece of writing. The third is relax and fun with the five drabbles. 4 A camera is a perfect inanimate object to observe 5 Hopper with only memories of a cat and Sara is a great AU. 6 Steve and Billy playing Basketball and being friends in the future. 7 A dream beginning with a famous SW quote. 8 a hilarious one bed to share story. All in. Stranger things sleep beneath peaceful skies
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship. by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha . The Coming of Spring is telling how Eowyn fell in love with Faramir after meeting him for the first time and for him it is the same. Eowyn (in love with Aragorn) loved to become a queen but became the wife of Faramir
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship. By @Starith Her ongoing graphic novel where Darth Vader and Luke in an AU are getting to know more about each other. It is dark but beautifully drawn and with sometimes hilarious conversations. dark chasm
    11. A story featuring a villain. by @Happy Sando the diary of Boba Fett with comments from 8D8 a daimyos diary the book of Boba Fett
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character. by @DarthIshtar She has started a diary with Leia's PA as the writer and reveals more about her work with the highnesses take a memo
    13. A story featuring a non-human character. by @gizkaspice tales told by Maz Kanata from lovely to dark to hilarious with of course cats the pirate queens peculiar treasure tales
    14. A story featuring an original character. by @Findswoman her story told by a young Loth-wolf from her POV silver flash on the steppe
    15. An AU story. By @Chyntuck Where Mara and Lando get married in a hilarious story unholy matrimony
    16. A Legends Story. By @ConservativeJedi321 The story of Depa a shattered minds eye
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story by @gizkaspice the hilarious diary written by KYLO Ren with of course cats in it the diary of a very whiny darksider
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha She started a diary written by Elizabeth 1 virgin queen regal moves
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way. by @Mira_Jade Her AU songverse where Anakin is happy, married and is a grandfather caring for his family. The second post continues with lighthearted banter of the families and rescuing Luke and Anakin. The next one is a sestina about Darth Maul on his way to redemption. The memory of a tree is beautiful. Her AU ends happy for Bly and Aayla. 6 Jaina and Jag at a meeting, happy and still alive in the future and back dancing. All in a brighter sun a bigger sky song verse AU Kessel run
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person. by @devilinthedetails She has started a diary with Siri Tachi as the narator. Siri, one of my favorite characters discover great deceptions and truths Siri Tachis diary
    22. A fic with a great first line. by @DarthIshtar . Her fic about Han and Luke/Leia begins with 'Han hated strategy sessions. It is benefit of the doubt
    23. A fic with a great last line. by @Thumper09 A Kessel run 2024 series starting with a Duros family and droid searching for artifacts and a great last line in the first entry. The second is sweet with a toy found by Erkki after clues are left where to find it. In the drabbles Chad, a disaster world is described in details by the family looking for artifacts and their meeting with the inhabitants. The remains of a dwelling give shelter to a biped and its companion and muse about who had been there in the past. A Duros searching for Jedi-artifacts for the Empire is a great AU. 6 Niilo and Kertu and their dinner on the ship interrupted by their kids with TiRi as the toy. 7. Wedge dreaming about Kettch replacing him and the runts multiplying. 8. Niilo telling a story with Rozzgoth, a varactyl and Violetti. It is in artifact or fiction
    24. A WIP that started again. by @AzureAngel2 She had lovely stories about her OC Cassandra , some unfinished and is now continuing with telling about her in appointment with death short stories around my oc Cassandra
    25. A WIP you wish would start again. by @devilinthedetails . She is writing a delightful story with Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon in cold harvest and has to finish it.
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review. by @Sinrebirth Getting legends and canon together in one flowing timeline is what attracts me to these tales tales from one canon
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review. by @Mira Grau her great and continuing storyline about her Next generation the spark is lit
    28. A story written prior to 2024. by @Theodore Hawkwood It has a great ensemble of canon and original characters and a rivetting storyline tides of darkness
    29. A fic by an author you love. by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha She has written great romantic stories and has begun the Kessel run with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin and some great reflections by Anakin. Her second entry is fun with Luke and Mara. Her third entry are drabbles with Sabrina. A wedding ring is the inanimate object. For the fifth week she uses the ending up in one bed with Luke and Mara expressing their love. Six. A great tale about Qui-Gon and Tahl and their apprentices about New Absolom. 7. Mara dreaming about the future? Lovely with her husband Luke teasing her and inviting her for dinner. 8 Excellent view into Lando's thoughts and handling of the situation. It is in medley of unforgettable happenings
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection) by @DarthIshtar The first prompt was perfect for the first story. The second features a pivotal moment fleeing from Bespin with Lando knowing about the love of Leia for Luke and Han. The third has pivotal moments in five drabbles. A X-wing targetting computer is the inanimate object. Leia in the AU with amnesia. 30 persons sleeping in the Falcon with only one in the bed. 7 Leia dreaming about Luke and Vader during ESB All in traitors and other terms of endearment
    31. A one-shot/vignette. By @Mira_JadeAnd Dances with the Lilliadils by @Mira_Jade, featuring an OC belonging to @Chyntuck: artist Nazmat Koch and his friend and fellow artist Jesse with a very sweet ending for both. Reviewed in 2023 but put to attention in this reading challenge. Another is by @Mechalich writing about a minor character and the perils of the Coruscant underworld in the pipecleaner
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words. by @Seldes_Katne The first story in the Kessel run beginning with how Gungans and retired Olié rescue Aiwhas on Kamino showing great love and care for them. The second has Vestri using a Gungan tale to get a coded message to TBB. The third are drabbles showing how the Gungans are searching for a planet to colonize. A journal is the inanimate object, remembering all that has happened. in the AU Vestri becomes a storyteller trying to recover her memories. Vestri gives good advise to Draff about his beloved. 7 D-O and his dreams, learning even something from those stressful dreams. 8 Maz the hero meeting Hux the villain and bribing him with cookies. All in wherever the river flows Kessel run
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title. by @ViariSkywalker She has started her Kessel-run 2024 with a story in her verse with a discussion between the wordsmith and a student. In her second she has Hondo getting Sithlings and shows that he can be compassionate when he discovers the horrors that Dorian and Veeran went through. Beautiful poems in the villanette and sestina followed and now a feline's perspective on the pirates. Dorian and Allana are together with funny comments from the other pirates. Ben Skywalker meeting Hondo telling him about all his adventures and rescuing him. They are in stardust and steel
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title. By @Theodore Hawkwood A Kessel run with the very likeable rebel characters Troka and Ben Cozine. In the second entry Ben has a secret he doesn't want to share with Madine. The third is a set of drabbles told from first POV by Ben and Ashliea. 4 is from the POV of the house of the Delstees. 5 Ben looses his memory but it will return. 6 Ben and Ashliea in a sweet beautiful setting on Mon Cala. 7 Ken the Jedi prince dreaming about fighting Palpatine. All in 2024 kessel run and assorted tales thereof
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention. by @Kit' She is again writing in her enjoyable Kit verse beginning in the Kessel run 2024 with a delightful prequel to one of her stories in the first entry and Tara about master Dor is the second entry. The third are drabbles with paramours of her master counted by Kithera. The fourth is the ship. 5 is AU with a padawan lost in the snow and without memories. 6 The future scene hiding rebels and back to Nicco and Bryer tasting the whiskey. 7 Scary dream for Qui-Gon. A Sith dragon turning into a Sith. They are in journeys through the kitverse 2024 kessel run
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention. by @Chyntuck It is the longest day radio londres A start with the Kessel run about a period in history that has my attention namely WW2 because my mother had been a teenager during that period and is now telling all her stories. And I have joined a group in Wijk aan Zee that keeps the memories and the pieces of the Atlantic wall to be seen for all. The second prompt is revealing a secret to a girl that her brother and uncle are safe in London. The third mentions seven sabotage acts in seven drabbles. The fourth is a rifle observing the resistance listening to the radio. Listening was done by my uncles too. 5 A famous philosopher survives and isn't executed but has amnesia. 6 Women in the resistance meet a cruel fate before D-day. 7 The iconic scene in Ste Mere Eglise.
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention by @Kit' She is again writing about her beloved characters in Snips and tales and bantha tails with this collection the scrap yard
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention. by @Gabri_Jade Her verse where Luke and Mara have kids. She started her Kessel Run 2024 with a delightful piece with Mara and her daughter Kaela. The second is with the Jade family where Corissa knows about Nico's love. A saucepan gives hilarious comments about Mara's cooking. A great AU where Mara as Emperors hand has to kill her family and finds help in the rebellion with Luke Skywalker. Mara and Luke in scenes flashing forward with them not knowing in the end that they are married and Mara pregnant. 7 a weird dream for Mara with Vader, Palpatine, Karrde, Leia, Fey'la and more. It is in goes on and on
    40. A story that defies all categorization. by @gizkaspice the continuing fanfiction summer olymics 2023 with the hilarious Cat sauron and now with Halbrand and his cats and Galadriel and Dr Tana commenting on him sauron the lord of the cats
     
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  12. WarmNyota_SweetAyesha

    WarmNyota_SweetAyesha Chosen One star 8

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    Sign me up, please.
    :)


    1. A story that breaks your heart

    2. A story that makes you laugh

    3. A story that makes you smile

    4. A story that surprises you

    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone

    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast

    7. A story featuring a familial relationship

    8. A story featuring a friendship

    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship

    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship

    11. A story featuring a villain

    12. A story featuring a minor canon character

    13. A story featuring a non-human character

    14. A story featuring an original character

    15. An AU story

    16. A Legends Story

    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story

    18. A Non- Star Wars Story

    19. A story that is rich in world-building

    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person

    22. A fic with a great first line

    23. A fic with a great last line

    24. A WIP that started again

    25. A WIP you wish would start again

    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review

    28. A story written prior to 2024

    29. A fic by an author you love

    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)

    31. A one-shot/vignette

    32. A story with less than 10,000 words

    33. A story with more than 10,000 words

    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title

    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title

    36. A story with a title that caught your attention

    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention

    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention

    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention

    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  13. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Jun 29, 2004
    The index has been updated!

    This is shaping up to be a wonderful year of reviewing already! [face_dancing]
     
  14. amidalachick

    amidalachick FFoF Hostess Extraordinaire star 5 VIP - Game Host

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    I'm in! :D


    1. A story that breaks your heart
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    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review: [Poster Girl] Who are you when nobody is watching you? by @Mira Grau is a story about two women finding love and healing from traumatic pasts. There are some really heavy moments, some really sweet moments, and it's just an all-round great read! As a bonus, reading this fic and @Mira Grau's recommendation has me wanting to check out the source material. Book recs are always a fun thing! :D

    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
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  15. ViariSkywalker

    ViariSkywalker Kessel Run Hostess Extraordinaire star 4 VIP - Game Host

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    I'm in as well! [face_batting]



    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  16. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Chosen One star 10

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    off to a great start when I couldn’t even copy and paste this in correctly. Anyway. I have read stories off and on here for well nearly a decade now. I am approaching the end of my canon readthrough of all original works. Well at least the book side of it. Still need to read the comics. But why let the fun stop with official content. So sign me up.


    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2024
  17. WarmNyota_SweetAyesha

    WarmNyota_SweetAyesha Chosen One star 8

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    Aug 31, 2004
    Already got a couple reviews. :)

    1. A story that breaks your heart

    2. A story that makes you laugh
    "Dex's Dabbles with Ideosyncratic Imperials"
    by @gizkaspice
    Link to Review:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads...gift-fic-for-chyntuck.50059913/#post-58739179
    Just the title had me chuckling and it got more hilarious from there. The Imps book Dex's diner for a large birthday bash. Whose birthday is it? Read and find out! [face_mischief]

    3. A story that makes you smile

    4. A story that surprises you

    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone

    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast

    7. A story featuring a familial relationship

    8. A story featuring a friendship

    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship

    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship

    11. A story featuring a villain

    12. A story featuring a minor canon character

    13. A story featuring a non-human character

    14. A story featuring an original character

    15. An AU story

    16. A Legends Story

    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story

    18. A Non- Star Wars Story

    19. A story that is rich in world-building

    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person

    22. A fic with a great first line

    23. A fic with a great last line

    24. A WIP that started again

    25. A WIP you wish would start again

    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review

    28. A story written prior to 2024
    "Kylo's Metaphysical Lifeday Journey"
    by @devilinthedetails
    Link to review:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads...c-gift-for-gizkaspice.50059798/#post-58740151
    This is a great blend of humor, Kylo's imperiousness and self-unawareness ... :p and the wisdom imparted by various 'visitors'. =D=

    29. A fic by an author you love

    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)

    31. A one-shot/vignette

    32. A story with less than 10,000 words

    33. A story with more than 10,000 words

    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title

    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title

    36. A story with a title that caught your attention

    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention

    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention

    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention

    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2024
  18. DarthIshtar

    DarthIshtar Chosen One star 10

    Registered:
    Mar 26, 2001
    I want to suck less at reviewing this year, so I am here and committed.


    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  19. Kahara

    Kahara FFoF Hostess Extraordinaire star 4 VIP - Game Host

    Registered:
    Mar 3, 2001
    Sign me up, too! :)
    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laugh
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship -- A Tale of Two Siblings by @Mira Grau centers on siblings Kay and Tia Vandel, who are meeting in the visitor center of a prison that holds some very dangerous beings -- of whom Tia may be the most dangerous. It's an intriguing look into what has obviously been a pretty long and difficult road for both of these characters, and the painful division that is left between them after Kay led the revolution that ousted his sister from her warlord status.

    8. A story featuring a friendship -- The Beginning of a New Life by @Hopefulwriter is an ongoing Han Solo epic set between the OT and ST films, and starts with his decision to leave Leia and Ben and go back to smuggling. (Well, sort of... it's complicated, and IMO Hopefulwriter does a better job of explaining what happened there than the ST did.) One of the aspects of the story that I've really enjoyed so far is the depiction of Han and Chewie's friendship, which of course plays a big role in the story of their adventures. :han::chewie:
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character -- Rain, Rain, Go Away by @Theodore Hawkwood features two OC's. Ben Cozine, the viewpoint character, is a sniper for the Rebellion and has been assigned to complete a mission that is very personal for him. The weather forecast is not on his side, however. Special mention also for Troka, also an OC and a great, snarky foil to Ben's more impulsive nature. Snark without translated dialogue is an art and the way Troka is written manages it very well! ;)

    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story -- Les Français parlent aux Français by @Chyntuck is the first story in the collection Radio Londres, which is set in the film The Longest Day (a film set in WWII shortly before and during the events of D-Day). Like the rest of the collection, this tale fleshes out the background events surrounding messages that the movie shows being sent to the French Resistance via French-language broadcasts from London (aka Radio Londres). Told from the POV of an officer given the job of bringing messages from the English government to the broadcasters, it's a really engaging little slice of life set in the world of the people who would have made these communications possible.
    1. A story that is rich in world-building
    2. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    3. A story told in any other POV than third person
    4. A fic with a great first line
    5. A fic with a great last line
    6. A WIP that started again
    7. A WIP you wish would start again
    8. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    9. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    10. A story written prior to 2024
    11. A fic by an author you love
    12. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    13. A one-shot/vignette
    14. A story with less than 10,000 words
    15. A story with more than 10,000 words
    16. A story with less than five syllables in the title
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    18. A story with a title that caught your attention
    19. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    20. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    21. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention -- From The Forest Ranger’s Field Handbook by @Pandora brings back the characters Antares and Karellen from Pandora’s 2023 Kessel Run story “Heroes” in all of their multifaceted and sharp-edged yet endearing glory. [face_dancing] In this one, we get to see them a while after that tale and sharing a bit of mush (not that Antares would call it that :p ) on a gloomy day. It was really nice to see these two again, and we even get Antares in one of her script-monologues, which are not to be missed.

    22. A story that defies all categorization
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2024
  20. Jedi Knight Fett

    Jedi Knight Fett Chosen One star 10

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    Feb 18, 2014
    1. A story that breaks your heart
    2. A story that makes you laughhttps://boards.theforce.net/threads...ignette-for-wip-month.50059502/#post-58741432 a quick read but I am always a sucker for a Leia and Han story and a funny one at that
    3. A story that makes you smile
    4. A story that surprises you
    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone
    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast
    7. A story featuring a familial relationship
    8. A story featuring a friendship
    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship
    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship
    11. A story featuring a villain
    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    13. A story featuring a non-human character
    14. A story featuring an original character
    15. An AU story
    16. A Legends Story
    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    18. A Non-Star Wars Story
    19. A story that is rich in world-building
    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way
    21. A story told in any other POV than third person
    22. A fic with a great first line
    23. A fic with a great last line
    24. A WIP that started again
    25. A WIP you wish would start again
    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review
    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review
    28. A story written prior to 2024
    29. A fic by an author you love
    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)
    31. A one-shot/vignette
    32. A story with less than 10,000 words
    33. A story with more than 10,000 words
    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title
    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title
    36. A story with a title that caught your attention
    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention
    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention
    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention
    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  21. WarmNyota_SweetAyesha

    WarmNyota_SweetAyesha Chosen One star 8

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    Aug 31, 2004
    1. A story that breaks your heart

    2. A story that makes you laugh
    "Dex's Dabbles with Ideosyncratic Imperials"
    by @gizkaspice
    Link to Review:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads...gift-fic-for-chyntuck.50059913/#post-58739179
    Just the title had me chuckling and it got more hilarious from there. The Imps book Dex's diner for a large birthday bash. Whose birthday is it? Read and find out! [face_mischief]

    3. A story that makes you smile

    4. A story that surprises you

    5. A story that pushes you outside your comfort zone

    6. A story featuring an ensemble cast

    7. A story featuring a familial relationship

    8. A story featuring a friendship

    9. A story featuring a romantic relationship

    10. A story featuring a dark and twisty relationship

    11. A story featuring a villain

    12. A story featuring a minor canon character
    "Take a Memo--the Life and Times of Princess Leia's Aide"
    by @DarthIshtar
    Review Link:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads...a-for-dear-diary-2024.50059927/#post-58740506
    Seeing Leia and the burgeoning reestablished New Republic through the eyes of Alole, her aide, is going to be fun and interesting.

    13. A story featuring a non-human character

    14. A story featuring an original character

    15. An AU story

    16. A Legends Story

    17. A Disney/Nu!Canon Story
    "Diary of Ruthie Wegley"
    by @study888
    Review Link:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads/the-diary-of-ruthie-wegley.50059934/#post-58741655
    This is fascinating in its context as to why the diary is being kept and opens the way for many adventures. The diarist is a Wayseeker, which is not a 'category' of force sensitive I have encountered often so I am intrigued.

    :cool:

    18. A Non- Star Wars Story

    19. A story that is rich in world-building

    20. A story that makes you think about a character in a new way

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person

    22. A fic with a great first line

    23. A fic with a great last line

    24. A WIP that started again

    25. A WIP you wish would start again

    26. An ongoing WIP that you regularly review

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review

    28. A story written prior to 2024
    "Kylo's Metaphysical Lifeday Journey"
    by @devilinthedetails
    Link to review:
    https://boards.theforce.net/threads...c-gift-for-gizkaspice.50059798/#post-58740151
    This is a great blend of humor, Kylo's imperiousness and self-unawareness ... :p and the wisdom imparted by various 'visitors'. =D=

    29. A fic by an author you love

    30. A story collection (ex. Kessel Run, Olympics, Drabble collection)

    31. A one-shot/vignette

    32. A story with less than 10,000 words

    33. A story with more than 10,000 words

    34. A story with less than five syllables in the title

    35. A story with more than five syllables in the title

    36. A story with a title that caught your attention

    37. A story with a summary that caught your attention

    38. A story with an author’s note that caught your attention

    39. A story where the character(s) or relationship(s) caught your attention

    40. A story that defies all categorization
     
  22. earlybird-obi-wan

    earlybird-obi-wan Chosen One star 6

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    Aug 21, 2006
    Kahara, Mira Grau, Chyntuck and 6 others like this.
  23. Mira_Jade

    Mira_Jade The (FavoriteTM) Fanfic Mod With the Cape star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Registered:
    Jun 29, 2004
  24. Chyntuck

    Chyntuck Force Ghost star 5

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    Jul 11, 2014
    1. A story that breaks your heart: Good Boi by @Kit', featuring OC Zallie and her dog Blu. It's really just the tale of a girl and her dog. The girl grows up, the dog grows old. I cried at the end. (link to review)
     
  25. devilinthedetails

    devilinthedetails Fiendish Fanfic & SWTV Manager, Interim Tech Admin star 6 Staff Member Administrator

    Registered:
    Jun 19, 2019
    Updated my list!

    21. A story told in any other POV than third person: Take a Memo by @DarthIshtar is the diary of Leia's very relatable personal assistant, and like many diaries, it is written in the first person point of view.

    27. A multi-chapter story where you have left more than one review: I left reviews on every chapter of Averting Disaster, a beautiful tribute to taking on challenges by @WarmNyota_SweetAyesha.