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All the fics so far are awesome :)
I had no issues with Bella's response, particularly because it was fairly close to how she reacted in Canon (if admittedly when her kid was newborn, not twenty).
Good start, check your tenses? They switched once or twice and it threw me off. It's cute how much Emmett worships Rose though.
Marcus and Didyme's daughters. Bella's mom and stepfather. Any vampire that misbehaved and was punished by the Golden Coven. Rachel or Becky. Alice's niece. Out for now, might edit later.
Huh, that's funny, I got the same thing today.
Edward's perspective just before to during Elspeth's, Mama is alive.
edited 1st Aug '11 10:31:13 PM by RedWren
Thanks, gonna check that. I don't really have much more to add though the only other ideas are snippets about:
Now that you mention it, I wonder... As you mentioned, it's possible to replace the DNA of an egg. What if someone got a regular human egg and replaced its DNA with a vampire female piece of DNA, and then tried fertilising it with either human or vampire? Maybe a new species of hybrid, and a new kind of vampire? Food for thought...
You know in real life hybrids can be different depending on which parent is which species.
Bluelantern, for reference, one of Emmett's singers is described in Midnight Sun.
How come imprints can be turned? I mean the bond causes the wolf gene to go dormant, why does it allow venom to work. Both make them unsuitble for having puppies. Turning even more so, you can't quit being a vampire.
The only reason wolves can't turn is because the venom is poison to them, so they die before they get the chance to turn. If the gene is dormant for any reason, the venom is no longer poison.
...Okay, it puts you through three days of burning and some characters argue that it does something metaphysical, but you know what I mean.
If someone managed to make a vampire ovum ripen, or whatever, how might Female Vampire/Male human hybrids differ from the usaul.
Maybe only females would have the venom, rather than only males? </>
edited 2nd Aug '11 2:01:32 PM by RedWren
I don't think females would have venom either way, since (at least theoretically) there should be no difference between the X chromosomes of male vampires and female vampires, and the only explanation for the difference in the presence of venom between hybrid genders would be that the gene for producing venom is in the Y chromosome.
Although, come to think of it, if that were true then female vampires wouldn't have venom at all... so maybe there /is/ some difference between the X chromosomes there.
Although I'm pretty sure Meyer didn't think of all that and just made the female hybrids venomless so that Jacob could imprint on Renesmee, but that's beyond the point :P
edited 2nd Aug '11 4:08:40 PM by JamesOrland
I don't think that a hybrid born from a "vampire" egg cell would be any different, but I think that if you fertilize a vampire egg with vampire spell the result won't become... viable... If i had to choose I would say it would become a nearly tumorous mass of vampire-like cells that grow quickly but them die from starvation and cristalize.
I am not sure if I will reference it, because I prefer not to deal with his past so I won't get conflicts with his canon characterization.
In my story there will be a game of "Wolf Polo" or as Thea Singer calls it "Wolf-Jockey-Ball"... I suppose I should describe the game proper? I was thinking in skipping it because I don't think I could do it right.
edited 3rd Aug '11 6:54:00 PM by Bluelantern2814
Hm. None of the partial vamps would have it, then, since they'd have to get the vampire venom from the Y, and they have a human Y.
Also, vampires have one more chromosome than half-vamps, IIRC, so maybe venom-production is wholly dominant (as opposed to codominant) and the extra chromosome and the vampire Y both have something that tells the body to create venom.
A decent part of my purpose in life rests in advocating the Devil.
GAH!!! I hate multiple contracditory plot bunnies. What would be more interesting a "regular" story of a wolf and a shy imprint and how the family reacts? Or a imprint with a family that try to gains monetary advantage or something? or maybe a mix of both???
Also, someone classified Pera as a "Extreme Doormat" in the luminosity page, why is that?
You could combine them, I think, or split the stories. Just because the girl is incredibly shy doesn't mean her family can't be greedy. It might make it interesting, given that she wouldn't want to irk them or ask for money, the little internal struggle. Oooor have both imprints in the same story, acting as Foils!
To the latter, probably because Pera is so terribly afraid of...everything.
Unrelated note! I'm reading through the light/color section of my physics textbook, and specifically just read the section on why the sky is blue. * Basically, nitrogen and oxygen—our atmosphere—scatters/re-emits light at higher frequencies: the blue/violet end. This is also why sunsets are red/orange; those colors of light are traveling through rather than scattering.
The textbook said that the reason that the sky doesn't look violet to us is that our eyes aren't particularly sensitive to light at the very purple edge of the visible light spectrum, so we see blue easier. Since vampires can see ultraviolet...do they see the sky as violet? Either way, would they see the sky tinted ultraviolet where there are holes in the ozone layer?
...And now I have a plot bunny. Or a drabble bunny. Since it's not actually much of a plot.
edited 3rd Aug '11 9:01:48 PM by RedWren
The idea of the "Shy" imprint would actually be "normal people reacting to imprinting", including parents not being all that thrilled with the concept of a werewolf in love with their 17 y.o. daugther.
The "greed parents" variation... well, actually the single mother, wouldn't be all that greed, in the sense, that mostly tries to push her daugther to be with the wolf, because the mother wants to live for free in La Push and the two don't have their own house (the mother is sort of a maid).
I also already have another imprint in my story, but she is the (and I am quoting myself, while also quoting Elspeth) "The imprint that doesn't want to be a imprint". I think three imprints would be... a little too much.
So... I really don't know xP
Also, how did they solved the whole "Quil, Claire and her parents" problem? All I could guess, is that Quil wasn't arrested, but it isn't specified if he got to visit her, or got her full custody, or what??
edited 3rd Aug '11 9:22:11 PM by Bluelantern2814
Interesting theory. They might see the sky violet, which would be cool... but I don't think they do in canon, because Canon!Bella would definitely have said something about that.
Well, there's a Flash that shows Quil quitting his wolf so he can be with Claire until both of them die, so I assume everything turned out fine eventually.
Though Bella does get a general, "My goodness, I can see," and I could see that as being partially about color switch. The sky probably wouldn't be the only thing, though it would be rather dramatic.
I'd guess Claire's parents were brought in on The Masquerade and were fairly understanding given Quil saved their daughter's...not life, mind?
It turn out alright (minus the fact that they become human therefore die much sooner than many of the other characters)
What I want to know is what happened "in between".
My two alternatives:
EDIT: At the end of Radiance, Claire's parents "caused enough fuss that [Elspeth] send them over Santiago". Also, technically Quil is the only reason why their daughter needed to be saved in the first place. Elspeth might *really help* there, making them understand that Quil *only* wants the best for Claire.
edited 4th Aug '11 9:33:49 AM by Bluelantern2814
New fic: Sparks, by Wren.
I just noticed that the Flashes PDF is four stories out of date; can I get a final version of that?
Sparks was awesome. xD
Also: I fill that the fan˛fics should have a their own term, it could be flashes or fan-flashes though, but it could be difference.
Also: I love vampires being clueless about mating xD
Red Wren does a little happy dance.
I personally am really enjoying fan˛fics as a term, but that may be partially because I am both a language geek and a math geek. In the RSS feed, Alicorn calls them metafanfiction.
Metafanfiction ftw \o/
And btw, Wren, great work indeed! I really enjoyed reading it :)
I din't quite understood Xenia, also why the bit called "Bastion" has that name?
EDIT: my favorites are Zenith, Quixotic, Nightflower, Pristine and Blood & Gold IV: Fall of Volterra
Also, in my "main" fanfic... I just realized it might end with more words than Luminosity and Radiance combined o.O
(there are 57 thousand now, and it doesn't feel like the it amounts 1/4 of the total thing)
edited 4th Aug '11 6:15:47 PM by Bluelantern2814
@Alicorn: yeah sorry about that. My excuse is that my laptop which contained the stories document is broken. But I can and will make up a new one when I get home. Probably be tomorrow. :)
Should the fanfic be put in a(singular) PDF too?
And would you like me to do Elcenia as well? I can make it much more professional like if you want. :)
edited 4th Aug '11 7:42:24 PM by AnyaReine
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