||[Jul. 4th, 2006|01:36 pm]
Fans of the "Making Out" series
I'm a huge fan of the books and have been for years. I own all 28 and I've never found anyone else that's read them, so yay!
I love Nina. Everything about her is brilliant. I'm a big Nina/Benjamin shipper although I did really like the Nina/Lucas comfort pairing in later books. I like Zoey, of course, however she does bug me a lot with her holier-than-thou attitude as if she can do nothing wrong (and yet look at her track record!) and I really do like Claire cos although she's the ice princess she's also a brilliant character. Love Benjamin - actually I love him the most out of anyone I think even though he can be a prat at times in relation to Nina. And I love Jake - I was so upset that he wasn't in the last few books! He should have been in the last book with everyone else but he wasn't even montioned.
Anyways, I adore the books and have read them way too many times to count. Glad to have found the community even if there aren't very many members :D
Hey, wow I took forever to get back to you here.
OK, what happens to the characters in the last book:
Since their house burned down and their parents were hospitalised, Zoey and Benjamin are back on the island to help run the resteraunt and because they can no longer afford tuition fees. Zoey is still ignoring Nina and being distant from Lucas. To help run the resteraunt, their cousin of sorts, Adam comes to the island to help out and Zoey ends up going on a date with him, they kiss and Lucas sees.
Lucas is working on helping to rebuild the Passmore house (out of his own goodness - Zoey manages to continue to piss me off by ignoring him despite this) and is also working to rebuild the Lighthouse with his boss, Guy. AND he's still running the fishing boat, poor guy. He still loves Zoey and would give anything to get her back.
Claire is at MIT with Paolo who is completely in love with her and who she'd also falling for. He's not intimidated by her and doesn't let her get away with anything; he gets her like no one had since Benjamin, and definitely even better than Benjamin. She goes to stay with his family over the holidays and ends up making a huge fool of herself by dropping a condom in front of his mother and getting drunk and throwing up, amongst other things. Normally she doesn't care what people think of her but she really wanted to make a good impression in front of Paolo's family because she cares about him, all of which she admits after she runs back home without telling anyone and he chases after her, kinda mad, to find out why. Happily ever after for Claire.
Aisha and Christopher have made their relationship work despite the meddling of her manipulative, insecure-girls-don't-deserve-to-be-in-relationships, Felicia. All good for them.
Benjamin is still being his regular, classy self and helping everyone. He and Nina are friends again and spending a lot of time together and she's reading to him whilst he rests his eyes as per the doctors instructions. He's still in love with Nina but doesn't say anything specific, even though hints are dropped on both sides and they're falling back into a routine like that of when they were first in a relationship.
Nina is still head over heels in love with Benjamin and furious at Zoey because she still holds her grudge even after everything important that has happened (Lara dying, the fire, no college, her parents in hospital etc.). She ends up having to take driving lessons alongside Zoey because they're both crap drivers and eventually Nina breaks down, apologises for everything and tell Zoey she misses her which Zoey says back. All good in friendship land.
After becomming friends with Nina again, Zoey finds it much easier to forgive Lucas and so they get back together. Yay for them.
The gang all get together again (except Jake) when Zoey has to give a dedication speech about a sunken ship and it's all very moving. Benjamin is jealous of the school geek who has the hots for Nina, Claire is nice for once and everyones aware of how lucky they are. Did I mention that Benjamin was jealous?! Basically it's meant to show that Nina and Benjamin are getting back together.
Oh, and the elder Passmore's are healthy again.
Hope that helps a bit :D
so im reading this comment years later!!
im soo glad you wrote what happens out.
i read alot of the series back in school, and reread some right now.
but have never been able to get the whole set to work out what happens.
so in the end, bejamin can definately see again?
yay for him.
what book is it that he gets his eyesight? becouse i thought the operation doesnt work.