Reviews For A Different Man
Reviewer: Sunny Flyer
Date: 04/14/12 14:50
Chapter: A Different Man

That would have been a wonderful life for Harry, Ron and Hermoine if Tom Jr. had both his parents! This would be an interesting story from their point of view too. Wonderful.

Reviewer: BrokenPromise
Date: 03/15/12 21:42
Chapter: A Different Man

A Gryffindor Riddle: now that is interesting. i really enjoyed this insight into not only what could have been, but, (at least to me) by extension, what he didn't have in his real (JKR canon) life.
I would've liked to see more of his interaction with his classmates as a schoolboy, but apart from that, I really loved it!

Reviewer: Forgive me Severus
Date: 01/31/08 23:45
Chapter: A Different Man

this story was quite well written!
its nice to see a different light shone on voldemort....or what he might have been.

however, one teensy annoyance i found was with how you described Merope. In the Half-Blood Prince, jk rowling describes Merope as 'her hair was lank and dull and she had a plain, pale, rather heavy face. Her eyes, like her brother's, stared in opposite directions.'
However, you described her as beautiful with golden hair....

Reviewer: Binka Fudge
Date: 10/20/07 16:11
Chapter: A Different Man

A most unusual concept, a good Tom Riddle. What If's always intrigue me and I really enjoyed this piece.

Reviewer: DMTAT003
Date: 09/02/07 12:11
Chapter: A Different Man

This story is very belivable. Things would have have been so different if Tom had known love.

Reviewer: LovelyxLena
Date: 11/24/06 16:42
Chapter: A Different Man

Wow I was wondering if eh would be in Slytherin. One minor problem, didn't you say his mom died first? Ah well. I loved it.

He had the same reaction as Harry did with the sorting hat. This was all so.. It was fabulous but sucha new perspective!

Author's Response: Thank you! I'm glad to get a review, I haven't had one in a while!

Reviewer: Harry4GinnyRon4Hermy
Date: 09/12/06 14:28
Chapter: A Different Man

OMG! This is very difficult to believe..but VERY VERY GOOD!!!

Author's Response: Thank you!

Reviewer: ligiligirl
Date: 08/11/06 9:12
Chapter: A Different Man

This is great! The only problem that I have with it is that wizards and witches regularly live well past 100, so Tom would be middle-aged. His hair would just be starting to turn gray, and he wouldn't be very wrinkled yet, but I suppose the AU warning would count for this... except Dumbledore's still alive. Hmm... fix one or the other is my reccomendation, but you would probably have to do the first for it to still make sense. Ah well.

-gilly (Jill-ee)

Author's Response: Well, not all wizards live to that age. Tom's half-blood, so maybe that would contribute to his normal aging. Anyway, thanks for the review! Maybe you could stop by at my main story, the Dark Side and live a couple of thoughts.

Reviewer: arwenevensatr
Date: 07/07/06 9:09
Chapter: A Different Man

Very sweet, and believable. A key to great writing is making your audience believe and picture your words in action. very good.

Author's Response: Gee, thanks.

Reviewer: marauder_since_1993
Date: 06/14/06 20:01
Chapter: A Different Man

Whoa! Imagine a good Voldemort! Harry's parents would be alive, Sirius would probably be married, and the possibilites are endless! Write more like this!

Author's Response: Thanks, but I think I'll keep it a one-shot, just to focus on Tom riddle.

Reviewer: marauder_since_1993
Date: 06/14/06 20:01
Chapter: A Different Man

Whoa! Imagine a good Voldemort! Harry's parents would be alive, Sirius would probably be married, and the possibilites are endless! Write more like this!

Reviewer: Leahr
Date: 02/13/06 16:04
Chapter: A Different Man

Wow. That's all I can say. What an interesting idea for a story! I like the parallel to Harry during the sorting, when he asks not to be in slytherin and how he is not afraid of death like he is as Voldemort. His friendship with Albus and Minerva is very ironic too. Good job.

Author's Response: Thanks

Reviewer: Lilypudding
Date: 01/13/06 15:46
Chapter: A Different Man

Amazing... that was absolutely amazing. I'm not sure if you noticed the entire last part was in italics (just in case you don't know, to cut the italics after the letter use the tag ) but other than that I loved it. I wasn't sure who died first- Tom's mother or his father- and I noticed that Hagrid wasn't in Tom's year- but otherwise, it was perfect! I don't know what I can say. I loved it! It was just the perfect balence of emotions and reality. All I can say is "amazing!"

Author's Response: Thanks! You're right about the italics, I forgot to cut it out. Also, I'm pretty sure I said that Tom Sr. died before Merope, but maybe I forgot that too. And Hagrid is in a different year, seeing as Tom opened up the Chamber in his sixth year, and Hagrid was expelled in his third. But thanks for the review! If you have any stories, I'll stop by.

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