You are always welcome for the critiques. Your style is incredible, and I look forward to reading more of your fiction, fan-based or not. I took the time to reread this while I'm here, and my anticipation meter is rising, too.
Aww, now you're making me blush! *points to self* See?
I've always been told I'm good at writing, but positive critique never ceases to amaze me. Glad I was able to pull off the whole 'cliffhanger-thingy', I've always though I'm lousy at that.
For the love of SHOES, what's going on at the end?
*has never had a particular love for shoes, but BOOKS...* What's going on at the end is the very beginning of the action, I would say. At least it is the end of what up till then can be considered normal.