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    Featured Fan Fiction: The Complete Set

    Well, I’ve finished my Featured Fan Fiction series, so here’s the complete set. If you need more to whet your appetite, try looking at the authors and stories I’ve favorited on FanFiction.net. There’s more there than what I’ve featured, and it’s all worth a look. The Intro Mortal Kombat: “The Coming of Winter” Final Fantasy VIII: “Sowing the SeeDs” Final Fantasy VII: “Sunshine in Winter” Neon Genesis Evangelion: “EVA-R” Final Fantasy VII: “Devotion” Final Fantasy VIII: “Crimson Lies” Trigun: “When Dreams Change” Final Fantasy VIII: “Balamb Garden’s Yuletide Vacation” Final Fantasy VII: “Deus Ex Jenova” Neon Genesis Evangelion: “The One I Love Is…” Final Fantasy VIII: “Castles in the Sky”…

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    Featured Fan Fiction: Castles in the Sky (Final Fantasy 8)

    Ashbear is the premiere Final Fantasy 8 writer and this is her top story. In fact, this might be THE top story. Let me explain. When I was younger and had way too much time on my hands, I wanted to read good fan fiction. Unfortunately, FanFiction.net, the premiere source for fan fiction, does not have a way to rank stories. You can add favorites, you can post reviews. But there’s no objective way to tell whether a story is well-liked or not. I always thought the site should at least have some sort of “Blam” functionality, like Newgrounds has, where works below a certain rating are deleted. So what…

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    Featured Fan Fiction: Balamb Garden’s Yuletide Vacation (Final Fantasy 8)

    I think this is the only true comedy in my list. Sunshine in Winter is close, but that is more of a tragic romance. This is more like a Shakespearean comedy of errors. Plus it’s Christmas-themed to boot. It puts our favorite FF8 characters through all the great holiday stories. Squall becomes Mr. Scrooge. Zell is in “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Seifer plays “Phantom of the Opera” (okay, maybe they’re not all Christmas-themed). Quistis deals with her relationship with a boring man and the mystery of Seifer. And Christmas carols proliferate throughout. It’s a feel-good story — a rare gem in a medium filled with angst and drama. These may…