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Author: Bimo  (signed)
Date posted: 3/31/2003 9:26:05 PM
Bimo's Comments:

I would like to thank Aunecah Skywalker, Frank Kretschmer and Herman Snerd. Without them, "Shadows" would not be where it is now ;-)


Author: bubbleyicious
Date posted: 3/31/2003 10:14:18 PM
bubbleyicious's Comments:

This seems like the openness that Obi-Wan and Anakin were always missing in their relationship. I liked this story. Good work.

Author: Ani'sFallenAngel  (signed)
Date posted: 4/1/2003 3:51:26 PM
Ani'sFallenAngel's Comments:

I liked your story! i especially liked how it was in present tense, which is often hard to do. Obi-Wan and Anakin are my favorite characters, and you portrayed them wonderfully! Good job! -tahl (the former Darra_Skywalker)

Author: Aeryn Tucker
Date posted: 4/1/2003 6:54:22 PM
Aeryn Tucker's Comments:

Wow. That was really good, and hits the early relationship between Obi-Wan and Anakin right on the nose.

-Aeryn Tucker

Author: Princess Beccerz
Date posted: 4/2/2003 5:08:10 PM
Princess Beccerz's Comments:

Oh my Gosh. What a wonderful story. It made me cry. This story reminds me of the openness that I am missing with my "Masters", my parents. Wonderful job, and keep up the good work.


Author: Count Boobu
Date posted: 4/2/2003 9:06:19 PM
Count Boobu's Comments:

This was very good. I haven't read too many stories concerning the early days of Anikan and Obi-Wan's...uhhh...days so this is quite a treat.

Good work.

Author: Kitt327
Date posted: 4/2/2003 9:26:16 PM
Kitt327's Comments:

This was refreshingly different, and an interesting take on Obi-Wan's early feelings toward Anakin. I enjoyed it.

Author: FernWithy
Date posted: 4/3/2003 5:22:53 PM
FernWithy's Comments:

As one of the reviewers on this one, I was really happy to accept it and am glad to recommend it to anyone who likes the Anakin/Obi-Wan dynamic. It hits on all the strengths and weaknesses of their relationship, and it does it very economically. Both Obi-Wan's affection and his awkwardness are shown beautifully.

Author: JediPug1  (signed)
Date posted: 4/4/2003 8:01:39 PM
JediPug1's Comments:

That was really well done! I can imagine that there most likely would have been tension between Obi-Wan and Anakin in the early days, since they were kind of thrown together, and I think you captured that nicely.

Author: Me
Date posted: 4/5/2003 3:09:50 PM
Me's Comments:

Hauntingly lovely. I'll think of this when watch the movies. Thanks.

Author: prufrock
Date posted: 4/6/2003 3:20:45 AM
prufrock's Comments:

>Oh my Gosh. What a wonderful story. It made me cry. >This story reminds me of the openness that I am >missing with my "Masters", my parents.

I also think the story goes way bejond of what it actually tells, and this basically why I love the it too: Besides the beautiful chracterisation of the protagonists, the story touches feelings that I guess everybody knows to well:
The inability to reach someone you are close to in moments of pain or anger. Also that feeling that you life is not developing exactly the way you dreamt or desired it. And it reminds us that being close to someone is really a difficult task; althogh a rewarding one.
And so, I guess, that the story is both sad and beautiful is just a reflection of life, is it not?

And it achieves this in only two pages: I call that art :-)

Author: TQ
Date posted: 4/7/2003 4:31:48 PM
TQ's Comments:

Wow. Not only is this beautifully written, it really helped me understand their later (strained) relationship. I adore Obi-Wan (& Ewan McGregor, too...but that's another story ^_^), and I've always had trouble imagining how he and Anakin would end up with so many problems. The opening scenes of Ep. 2 are...painful. This ties everything together perfectly. The way Obi-Wan second-guesses himself and berates himself, mulling over what he <i>should</i> have done...but never completely rectifying (sp?) his makes him human without stripping him of his status as a Jedi. Absolutely fantastic!

Author: Siri Ruane
Date posted: 4/8/2003 11:45:36 AM
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Author: Destiny  (signed)
Date posted: 4/8/2003 11:10:41 PM
Destiny's Comments:

This is a breathtaking piece of work. It really gives whoever reads it a sense of how difficult a time this is for Obi-Wan, where most people - including myself :p - tend to focus on the trials of Ani. But Obi-Wan has been both robbed of his mentor and forced into the role of Master, all in one day. He can't be feeling very stable, but he has to put on a strong face for Anakin.

Wonderful job, Bimo. It was exquisite. :p

Author: MonMartha
Date posted: 4/11/2003 12:01:54 PM
MonMartha's Comments:

I can only repeat the comments above. Completely believable (I'm another OBW admirer *and* an older sister! :P); Short, bittersweet emotions, . . . Marvelous.

Thank you for this story.

Author: Siri Tachi
Date posted: 5/7/2003 10:12:20 AM
Siri Tachi's Comments:

i think that was wonderful!! i love obi-wan and i love how you issued his feelings. it was a very wonderful story.

Author: R7-F6
Date posted: 2/14/2004 3:42:28 PM
R7-F6's Comments:

Great. I like stories about Anikin's early apprinticeship to Obi-Wan. Obi-Wan, I bet feels a lot like Darry in "The Outsiders" or the oldest brother in "Party of Five." His relationship with Anikin is a lot like brothers, one consideralby older, who have just lost a father but barely know each other.

Author: dreamer
Date posted: 6/1/2005 7:04:42 PM
dreamer's Comments:

This is truly the best I've read that perfectly fits Obi-Wan; you've accomplished a profound feat. Beautifully crafted, showing Obi-Wan in a better light than he's ever been given...hats off to you.

Author: me_luv_darth_squishy
Date posted: 6/28/2005 6:21:04 PM
me_luv_darth_squishy's Comments:

I loved it. It shows a side of Obi-Wan that you don't see in the movies. And even in the books, it's barely touched on. I very much enjoyed reading it.

Author: Dragon
Date posted: 12/5/2011 12:30:35 PM
Dragon's Comments:

Great article but it didn't have everything—I didn't find the kictehn sink!

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