I liked it. But, I don't exactly know who Benny is. Is that an OC, or an actual charecter from the old series. Anyway, one of the things that caught my attention and why I read it was because the title has my name. Zen. Cool!
Author's Response: Thank ya! Benny is a character from the Virgin published books, and now has her own line of books and audio Big Finish adventures. More info can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernice_Summerfield
I think you've really captured Benny in all her sardonic splendor.
Well, there's just so much excellence here, starting with the opening lines. Benny has always been one of my favorite characters, and I feel that you captured her personality perfectly--especially the yellow stickie notes (and dripping maple syrup in the rotor :P).
I also loved the NA's--but my memory is slightly different on the events. For one thing, although Benny had slept with Jan a few times and they'd been friends, he was really Ace's lover at the time he died. I also thought that Ace had been with the Doctor and Benny in Haiti and on Zamper-- but it's been a long time since I read those books.
Ah, well, continuity wrangles pale before lines like "If there was anything she despised more than curling, it was watching curling." Ha! Good work!
Author's Response: Whoops! you're completely right (haiti/jan), i thought i'd corrected that. thanks for the tips and kind review.db