Can You See Me Now? by Lubrican

Author's Description:
Riley read an article about how much privacy we've lost, and how much satellites could see. She was sure nobody would ever actually spy on her as she lay out in her yard, catching some rays in her bikini. But the whole satellite thing made her mad so she protested. That protest was in the form of a sheet stapled to her roof that said "Hey NSA. Can you see me now?" It was a joke, really. But that joke changed her life, because somebody DID see it.
Size: 498 KB ( ~ 94,436 words)
Genre: Romantic
Sex Contents: Some Sex
Tags: Ma/Fa, Masturbation, Pregnancy, Slow

Review by Vitruvian Manuel   [other reviews by Vitruvian Manuel]

Reviewed: 2014-10-02

I'll be the first to admit: I waited until long after this was done to read it. I just wasn't that interested in the synopsis. It implied it was from a woman's POV, though it turns out to be 3rd person. In the end, it got a good score and I really like the author. So....

The Bad:

Not entirely believable, but that's the norm here. The male protagonist's second job is never laid out. Much time is skipped toward the end.

The good:

As a nerd who never knew how to connect with women, I really connected with the male protagonist. The female protagonist is complicated and interesting. The story covers a lot of territory; it covers history via flashbacks that make the main storyline much more appealing and explicable. The ending is very nice with a rather appealing bookend.

In short, if you have any interest in reading a good romantic story with some tech and good sex, this is a story that is right up your alley. Nerds of the world, unite! The rest of you, just gather around in a loose association.


Plot: 9 | Technical Quality: N/A | Appeal to Reviewer: 10

Review by fuzzywuzzy   [other reviews by fuzzywuzzy]

Reviewed: 2014-05-31

Just imagine a society that sponsors a "SPY IN THE SKY," where everything anywhere in the world can be viewed on a Monitor in lurid detail, full color, and enlargeable until you can see a pimple on a baby's bottom enlarged a thousand times. And did I mention so top secret even the operators have no names on file anywhere! And along comes this brash young fella who peeks in on a sweet young thing sunbathing in a skimpy bikini. And then leave it up to Bob Lubrican to divulge the Nations top secrets in an entertaining and thought provoking way. It opens up a whole can of worms and entertains you with a truly wonderful love story that lets the characters live happily ever after; well, as long as this tale takes you to read it. Enjoy!

Plot: 9 | Technical Quality: 9 | Appeal to Reviewer: 9

Review by smokeaknz   [other reviews by smokeaknz]

Reviewed: 2014-05-30

A wonderfully written romantic story. Enough erotica for the onanists, but not a simple wank-story. Enough technical bits for the engineers, enough government wastage for the libertarians. Excellent humor, cleverly and well presented. But most of all, excellent character definition and development. The kind of story we'd love to believe, because it represents how so many of us would like to be. Enjoy it, savor it, it's a very likely Clitorides nomination.

Plot: 9 | Technical Quality: 10 | Appeal to Reviewer: 9