i love snape and luna together in whatever context!
Author's Response: Thank you! I completely agree--their interactions always have great potential because--at least on the surface--they're such total opposites, lol!
Hehe... Sweet. I like the way you show Severus as well as Luna. Their "relationship" is very cute and I'd love to see more of Luna as Snape's assistant!
I really enjoyed this story, and I really like your writing style.
I think Luna's characterization was done really well. You showed her in all her glory: she was quirky, silly, and straight - forward. That is what makes Luna wonderful. I really liked how you portrayed her. Many people cannot do a good Luna because she is so hard to write. It takes real tallent.
I think that Snape was a little OOC. I'm not saying that's not good. In this story, it was necessary to have Snape a little OOC because the story just wouldn't have worked any other way. But, back to my point. There were a few moments when Snape doubted himself, and we just never see that in the books. I also think Snape is more serious in the books than he is in this fic, but I think that was partly what you were trying to go for.
I do like the way you did the banter between Luna and Snape. Luna didn't even mean to do it. It was part of her nature, and I think you did really well on that.
A lot of people would say that you need to include more details on the setting and so forth, but I disagree. I think that the way you write makes the story all the more special. You don't rely on details to make the story good. Details are good, but in your story, you don't need them because it is mostly just interaction between the two characters. I really like how you wrote that.
I also like the humour you put into the story. You can include little comments by Luna or by Snape that are just hilarious! You make Luna so realistic! She makeds Snape more at home around her. She seems to bring out the good things in him, and I like that about this story. I think you did a really good job.
I loved your story! It had a wonderful inter-play between Snape and Luna and I thought both characters were believable. You gave them so many great lines in this story - you obviously have an excellent sense of humor.
I especially liked this part:
"She seemed almost completely out of touch with reality.
No wonder she was interested in him.
Of course, he had no similar excuse for his own behavior. He himself was quite sound of mind, thank you very much, yet here he was…."
*laughs* Brilliant! Thank you for writing about this surprising pair and for making it such a great story!
Funny and a IC rarepare fic! Very nice! I can totally see Luna not being at all phased by Snape, and Snape being likewise both infuriated and intrigued by it. It's kind of difficult to imagine Luna wanted to stop traveling and 'settle down' though.
Author's Response: Yeah, it is difficult seeing Luna as an adult, but I do think it's fun to try. Thank you for the review!
How in the world did she survive in polite company? my fave line!
Some of your words have an almost dr seuss-like quality, not sure why. I think this story would sound good read aloud.
Author's Response: Thank you! I do like playing with the language, but never really know how successful it is--so I appreciate you saying that it works well for you!