Reviewer: CakeorDeath
Date: 08/11/08 19:32
Chapter: One-shot

Brilliant and very affectting.

Poor Dean, not to know how good a man his father was.

Author's Response: Thank you for the review.

Reviewer: nikkiolapotter
Date: 08/08/07 14:21
Chapter: One-shot

I’m utterly speechless. This story was very well written and really made me think. Wow.

I loved how you used your OC’s actions to tell a story. The way the reacted to the different things that happened really helped, rather than having them just use their words. That was very effective. :) Myles also reminded me a lot of Remus Lupin, in the way that he cared more about others than himself.

Also, where did you find the word “Guff”? It was quite creative. I think I’m going to use that, now!

I was a little confused at this part:
But now she had to raise a magical child, who she wouldn’t even know was magical until it was eleven, and she had nothing to her name but a few pounds.

How did Myles know that his child wouldn’t be a squib? Also, if his was in fact magical, wouldn’t he show his first signs around the age of 3? I could be completely wrong. That might be my foggy brain at the moment...

I have NO idea why, but I had a thought that in the end, Myles would become a Death Eater. But, you just went and threw a curve ball at me and had him die. That was a very touching sacrifice.

Overall, I liked this very much. Great job!

Author's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review! I actually found 'guff' when we were doing a lesson on slang in a Marauder Era class. I suppose the child could have been a squib, but being magical is a very dominant gene. Also, Hermione and Lily would have shown early signs of being magical, but I doubt thier parents would have known they were witches. Again, thank you for the wonderful review! I'm glad you liked it.

Reviewer: radishearrings3
Date: 07/26/07 15:23
Chapter: One-shot

Awww, that was really good! It's nice to think that Dean's dad abandoned him for his own protection! Great job, and good luck writing more!

Author's Response: Thank you for the review! =]

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