Review – Dear Naurr, Dear Lili
Dear Naurr – Can I help you with cooking? I’m willing to help. Let me know. – Lili
Dear Naurr, Dear Lili Background
After seeing Naurr the Cajun Caitian chef for the first time, I was hooked. The best part about him, to my mind, beyond the fact that he was a walking mass of malapropisms and weird immigrant-style unfounded assumptions, was that he was native to the ENT time frame.
That meant he was alive at the same time as Lili. I hit upon the idea of Lili giving him a little friendly advice. I had already answered the letters from home prompt, but I gave it another go and this one proved to be just as satisfying albeit rather different.
On February 17, 2158, Lili gives a little advice to a new chef.
Married to Doug and pregnant with Joss, not to mention opening up Reversal on Lafa II, Lili is one busy lady. But she needs to confide a bit in someone. Treve, her business partner, has a friendly ear but he is not a chef. Lili needed someone who could more or less understand about recipes. This person would also understand some of her cooking frustrations.
Further, the story provided an opportunity to revisit a favorite time period, where Doug and Lili are newlyweds and it is before Malcolm and the beginning of the open marriage and what they, along with Melissa and Norri, refer to as the arrangement. Sometimes, it’s good to just write a far simpler relationship scheme.
- Dear Naurr, Dear Lili on the Ad Astra forums
- also, Dear Naurr, Dear Lili on the Ad Astra Archive
- Dear Naurr, Dear Lili in In Between Days context
The story is Rated K.
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