Reviews for The Ascending Dawn: The Tale of the Arabian Nights
CRYSTAL2 chapter 1 . 5/5/2013
very interesting ...look forward to seeing what happens next!
Hoor-al-Ayn chapter 22 . 4/30/2013
Wait, I don't understand this sentence "An image: he slowly and steadily hacks my neck from my torso as the warm blood drenches his hands and crusts the moons of fingernails."

Hacks my neck from my torso? Whose blood is being drawn?

Thank you for updating!

Also, who is Fatema? (whom Dunya claims Shahryar loves) So sorry, I forgot. In my mind she's a fat dance teacher, but I think that's from another of your stories : )
WinterInk24 chapter 22 . 4/16/2013
Amazing chapter! I could not imagine the pain Shaherazade felt from Dunya's words. I forgot how young Sharerazade is. She comes off so crafty and sly trying to hold the sanity of Shahryar together. I gasped a little when Shahryar appeared right at the end of Dunya's speech. And then when she is summoned by a man wishing to takeover her land. Emotional overload right at the end. This truly is one of my favorite reads on fictionpress. Keep up the brilliant work.
Guest chapter 21 . 3/31/2013
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Zwart Wit chapter 21 . 1/22/2013
Hmm...I only can think the reason Shahryar fall asleep is either he was really THAT bored, or Scheherazade's voice soothing him to sleep. I really hope it's the second XD

Btw, you captivate me into the story as Scheherazade captivated Shahryar into hers. I always love this frame story of Arabian Nights, but your version is awesome! Looking forward for your next update!
Tess chapter 21 . 1/8/2013
Hello, I've been following you story since its beginning and even though I havent reviewed before I want you to know that I think its magical and fantastically written. Please keep it up and complete it. I eagerly await for every update!
Elle chapter 20 . 11/29/2012
I admire your story. Please update!
Elle chapter 20 . 11/12/2012
Beautiful, captivating, and enthralling. Thank you for writing.
MaryKateAshley chapter 20 . 11/5/2012
Update update update! It's been more than a month!
Debate4life chapter 20 . 10/26/2012
Oh, bravo! You are verily a storyteller of Sheherazade's calibre. I have never wished for a Farsi dictionary so much as when reading this. I do wish you offered more definitions, as it interupts the flow of a story to have to look them up. Arabian Nights were always some of my favorite tales, and I must commend you for bringing them to life. I hope to read more from you in the future. Meanwhile, I have a long day and little sleep ahead of me, so I will bid you Good Night.
Zireael07 chapter 20 . 10/1/2012
This chapter is brilliant!
SunDrop123 chapter 19 . 9/9/2012
Oh my goodness

You have no idea how much I love this marvelous piece of fiction you've got here. :3 I started reading this last night, and I swear, I've been obsessing over it ever since then (just finished chapter 19 about three minutes ago, and I thought I would pay this awesome work a review :3). I just have to say: you are a wonderful writer! You have a fantastic grasp of characterization, grammar, etc. and you really know how to keep a reader hooked!

I love the interaction between Shaherazade and Shahryar. :D It's a wonderful transition from him being cold and distant to him actually revealing his feelings and emotions. I think it was in Chapter 17 that he finally gave in and told her about his actual feelings and how he felt when his wife cheated on him (correct me if I'm wrong) and that chapter pulled at my heartstrings. ;A; I swear, it made me want to hug the guy. I felt so bad for him! (Even if he did go pretty much psycho...)


I really REALLY love where you're going with this story. :D I think you've managed to take something a lot of us already know about (namely, the frame story of the 1001 Arabian Nights) and twist it into something new and exciting. For that, I applaud you! And I will be eagerly awaiting the new chapter of this, when you decide to post it.

Guest chapter 18 . 7/25/2012
Awww...Asif sounds pretty amazing. He respects Shaherazade, takes her on trips across the desert, compliments her...And he has sea-green eyes! He sounds like an amazing man to fall in love with. If one is not currently married of course. Alas. Is there going to be a love triangle? I don't want Shahryar to have to execute Asif...Once again want to tell you how much I love your writing and story. Can't wait for another chapter to come.
Zireael07 chapter 18 . 7/16/2012
Love the ending. Brilliant!
elladoralestrange chapter 18 . 7/14/2012
Yay you updated again! For some reason I though Nurrudin was dead so I was surprised to see him?
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