Oh. My. Gosh. I would SO die if this was the ending of the series (and LOST :P). It was extremely good though. :)
Author's Response: Hehe, thank you for your review! I'm glad you liked it.
I could tell that that was comming once I got up to the second paragraph. It was really good though. I think i might die if the books ended like that.
Author's Response: Lol, you wouldn't be the only one... thanks for reviewing!
there is only one word that can descirbe this fic- awesome. You did an excellent job!
Author's Response: :) Wow! Thank you!
Well, I certainly do hope all that doesn't end this way. :)This is a great AU story - really wild, but still well-written. The grammar was perfect - nothing to distract us from the story. Lily and James were portrayed really well, I only wish we could have seen James's reaction to Harry's waking up as well.
There was something in this story - in the part where Lily tells him where he is, I think, that made me, just for a second, a little angry. It was the first time I've felt angry at her before, and that's not a negative point in this story at all. I thought I felt what Harry was feeling - as though he'd lost something very important too early in his life, had found something completely different which filled, at least partly, the gaps in his life, only to lose his find all over again, and regain what he had lost earlier. Make sense? :) If I were in his position, then together with the joy and sorrow that follows such events, I'm sure I would feel a bit angry. That is such an important part in this story. You described his reaction really well.
He wanted to see something that would reassure him that the life he thought he had led was not all in his head. How true! Anybody in his position would think that - going through battles for life, only to wake up like this! Believe me, I'd turn into a nervous wreck if something like that happened to me. The whole thing was summed up in the last line: So when he stared into the mirror he held in front of him, Harry found himself wanting, for the first time, to have the thing that identified exactly who he was and what he had been through — his lightning-shaped scar How ironical, when he himself could have wished his fate on Neville instead. Lovely imagination. Great job.
Author's Response: Wow! It's like an essay! (Lol, I'm just kidding) I understand what you mean. It's heart-wrenching, in a way, for Harry to have been without his parents his whole life, yet found friends and allies that gave him enough support to ease the pain, only to have that ripped away too... I agree, if I were Harry I'd be just as mixed up. Just the idea that everything I've ever known, everything I've had, and everything I haven't had, is a lie, would turn my world upside down. I'm glad you think I was able to convey his emotions so well! And if there's one thing I am 100% happy with, it is that last line. I don't mean to toot my own horn (or use such a lame expression, for that matter), but I really think I was able to "sum it all up", as you said, and make everything so ironic. I'm happy you got the full effect of the story! Thank you so SO much for the review. These long ones are rare but I love to read them because I really want to know what exactly you liked/didn't like. I appreciate that you took the time and wrote all this. :)
Wow...that was just...wow. I've been thinking ever since I finished the first book, 'What if this was all a dream?' And just...wow.
Author's Response: :D Thank you!
Oh god. I don't know whether I should laugh or cry. I would die if the series ended like this! Nevertheless, you did a really great job on this story, it seems well thought-out and is very realistic (although I may not want it to be =P). Nice to end it with 'scar' too. This was an interesting little story, and you're a truly talented writer! Excellent! =)
Author's Response: Haha well despite the fact that it would be horrible if this was how it ended, I'm glad you liked it! Thanks for the very nice compliments (: and I appreciate the review
lol I've had similar ideas to this, but I've never written them down. good job! although, after being in a coma for 6 years, could you stand at all???? lol
And I liked the scar-ending. Very clever. ;D
Author's Response: Hmm no, probably not, but shhhh! No one else has pointed that out and I'm going to just leave it alone (lol). A little bit after I posted this I kind of realized that but I'm not going to bother changing it; most people probably won't really notice and it's not a major detail. Thank you for your compliments though and I appreciate your review :D
wow. i really hope that the book doesn't end like this... but this was still a cool idea!
Author's Response: Thank you!
I really liked your fic! It's very good! His feelings must be terrible, like an emptiness inside, when he sees that everything is different! You have a great style, please go on like this, I'm waiting for the next chapter! I hope he'll find out somenthing (like the existence of any Weasley or Granger family like Ron or Hermione's); in your fic it would be him being cut off or the whole magic world being unexistent? Anyway, creepy and thrilling, please post the next soon!
Author's Response: Oh man, I was so happy you liked this so much but now I don't want to disappoint you! This is actually a one-shot, so I was not planning on continuing... Sorry! I have thought about continuing it even though that's not what I originally intended but I don't know... I have so many other ideas for other fics that I want to work on, so I don't think that any type of continuation would be in the near future, if ever. But I appreciate your review and hope you won't be terribly disappointed! :)
OMG!! sooo moving and such a good idea!
Author's Response: Yay! Thank you.
Tears came to my eyes. I swear. This story completely blew me away--that doesn't happen often. It's extremely well-done. Sure, it would be horrible if the series ended that way, but oh my God, this is an amazing piece of fan fiction you've got here. It's beyond verbal description. Quote me, if you want. Just--wow. When Harry actually WANTED to see his scar on his forehead...powerful. - Christine
Author's Response: Ooo tears! That's always a good thing ;) I'm flattered. And I'm glad the ending had that effect on you - I had wanted it to be an extremely powerful, not to mention ironic, moment. Thank you for your wonderful review!
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that's completely brilliant and horrible. I just hope Jo doesn't go that direction....
Author's Response: Hm, brilliant and horrible... that's probably the best compliment yet! Thanks for reviewing :)
That is so awesome! keep up the great work!
Author's Response: I'm just replying to this because I'm having a bit of an OCD moment & I want all the #s in 'Unanswered Reviews' to be 0. Hopefully this obsession should show what a devoted writer I am.
That is so awesome! keep up the great work!
Author's Response: Thank you for reviewing! I always appreciate it.
Wow... that gave me chills!!
Author's Response: :D Good! Glad you liked it.
Righty then. It was a great and interesting ending, but i pray that it doesnt really end like that. i would be so sad that all of those amazing things were all just a dream
( when i say things i mean: Ron Hermione Hogwarts, ect.)
Author's Response: I know I would be horrified if she actually did that, but she doesn't strike me as the type to have a death wish... (j/k). Thank you for the good review!
yeah....its very good, but if jkr actually made this the ending i would probably send a few angry letters. nice work.
Author's Response: Heh I would too. Thanks for reviewing :)
that was complete s***. what is our problem that was one of the worst endings iv ever read. it was good but i hate it. uhg.
Author's Response: Thanks for the, er, unique review. Didn't mean to shock you there, but I assumed my AU Warning and summary put up little red flags that this would be a very different kind of fic. Or maybe you just don't understand the meaning of 'creativity'. I understand if you don't like it, and you are certainly entitled to your own opinion, but next time... please be decent.
Wow, i would so cry if that were true! I felt so bad for Harry, but at least he'd have parents. I liked what you did with the 'boy-who-lived'! How boring would it be to have been a wizard and then just go back to being a muggle.
Author's Response: Lol definitely. It would be veery interesting, though. I figured I'd add a disturbing twist with the 'boy-who-lived' thing... Thank you for reviewing!