These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Growing the Beard: Starran's writing has been improving constantly over course of the year the fic has taken. While the first few chapters are great light-hearted comedy, by Chapter 9 Starran has clearly come into her own.