This was so funny! I love this series, it's so far from canon but they're all still so in character. Fantastic!
Author's Response: Thank you. I\'m very happy you enjoy the series. I\'ve never actually written very close to canon, but have always tried to keep my characters personalities somewhat similar. My belief has always been, if someone wants canon, they can go back and read the books. After all, fanfiction is to get away from canon. I don\'t care what anybody says, no fanfiction is canon, because only the author can do that. \r\n\r\nI stopped posting here a long time ago. All of my stories can be found here: http://www.thepetulantpoetess.com/viewuser.php?uid=68\r\n\r\nThank you for taking the time to read my work.
A wonderful piece, very emotional, well done.
“That arrogant…arrogant…ARG! That toerag is Head Boy! HEAD BOY! How did he make HEAD BOY! What is Dumbledore on? I mean, he struts around, pranking, pranking, PRANKING, and then Dumbledore says, ‘Gee, this kid really is an irresponsible bad influence, prankster, and all around jerk. Yes! He’d make a fine Head Boy!’”
I've absolutely loved reading this, and i'm so upset it's over. I've laughed, cried and rolled my eyes countless times along with the characters. You've both made this such a joy to experience and I can't wait for the sequels.
If it's true that the Potters will live in your series of fics, then i love you. I love marauder era fics, and although we obviously don't know that much about James and Lily from the books, I think they're two of my favourite characters. There's just so much potential there. Can't wait to read on.
I really did enjoy reading this, I laughed quite a bit at some places, but at others I felt much like crying. I'm going to have to think about this fic for a while to decide what I think actually happened, or didn't happen as the case may be. I think you're a brilliant author, you've written a piece that appeals to every reader, you've left the truth open to interpretation and each person can take something different from it. I'm going to add this and you to my favourites.
I thought this was great, glad you changed the actors, wouldn't want to upset anyone. I love behind the scenes stuff, theres a new drama on tv at present, half an hour is a behind the scenes similar to this and the next half is the drama, it's all fake, but so interesting. I notice you've not updated, I'd like to read more if you have the time.
A hilarious start, and making them stay like that until full moon, ingenious!
I love this chapter, it seems the mistake has made them closer without realising it. That spell to empty the bladder would be really useful to know, and the one for changing clothes would save loads of time. I like how Lily stopped James punching Snape, so he could show her he would've defended her. Can't wait to click on NEXT
A bit of an abrupt end to the chapter. I got a bit sad when they were watching their possible muggle lives. Wonder what my life would've been if I'd gone to Hogwarts? James and Lily seem to get on a little better now, possibley when the switching is reversed they'll stay that way, hopefully they worn't revert back to arguing. keep writing.
Peter is horrid! Maybe he isn't the most popular of people, but none of the others would see harm come to him. What a ...!!! That Christmas morning was lovely, that's how i felt when reading it. I'm glad James and Lily are finally together. Since Peter hexed Lily, maybe the Potters won't use his as secret keeper and won't get killed after all. Hope so. I love what if.
I hope Dumbledore's got a plan for hiring Bellatrix, what a huge mistake! Looks like James and Lily's deaths might still happen, although as we learned from the hall of prophecy, the future isn't set. And bringing a Dementor into a school, what was she thinking?!
I'm really sad that this story has come to an end, and that James and Lily will still end up being killed. Some of the exam mistakes were really funny, and James' prank on Snape, a muggle prank, probably more effective than any spell. Hope you write more stuff, this was great!
Just before i move to the next chapter, I just want to say that although this fic is a little blunt in places, it's really caught my interest. Why not tell Harry he's a wizard, did he lose his magic when he defeated Voldemort? And I think that medicine prevents him remembering anything rather than helping him. And I've got the feeling that he dated Draco. Ok, I'm out of thoughts so off to the next button i go./
It's so hard to imagine Draco vulnerable. And why do I feel like I should know Teddy? I really like Teddy's character, he could have a story all his own, being so advanced. It's funny, but when reading the books I never saw Ron as having a special talent, Hermione's was knowledge, Harry's was action, but now you've outlined Ron's brilliance at chess, perhaps his strength is strategy, I wonder why this wasn't emphasised in the books. Anyway, I'd rather Harry end up with Draco, but only if that dream Harry had about Draco's using him isn't real. It's just that Harry and Snape having a relationship is just too weird. In this fic I'm not sure i like Dumbledore, puppet master trate is too promenant. I'd like Harry to forgive Ron and Hermione and the rest for their terrific lapse in judgement, but whether it'll happen is another matter.
I don't know why, but i think Draco does really care for Harry. It's possible he's just clinging to Harry as a last chance at being accepted back into the wizarding world, but I don't think so. Severus is so infuriating, why can't he for once give a straight answer? Do you suppose it's possible to truly love many times? Maybe Harry did love Severus in the situation they were in at the time, perhaps for this new life he needs to love someone like Draco. What is love anyway? Is it being so bound to another in mind body and soul that you'll accept their faults and forgive their betrayals unconditionally? Don't suppose I'll ever find out. Sorry for the review going off at a tangent.
I really loked the way this fic ended. Perhaps is best that Harry and Draco take their time, but at least they had one anothers support when reentering the wizarding community. I really don't know what to make of Severus, he's extremely hard to read, all the occlumency i suppose. I'm now wondering if Harry will ever find a partner, or if he'll just stay as he is, having Severus constantly on the peiphery might prevent him fully exploring a proper relationship. Teddy worries me, Harry thought that he wouldn't end up like Tom Riddle, but power corrupts and Teddy has it in abundance. I only hope that Harry, when teaching Teddy magic, instills in him a sense of responsibility with the knowledge. It's a shame that Harry didn't make up with Ron and Hermione properly, I know he just said he didn't want to see them for a while, but it'll never be the same, I guess they put too much trust in Dumbledore. The scene in the room of requirement was fascinating, The colour of the room being different to each person's perception. I'm glad it was white to Harry. Still can't work out what the red and green mean though. I think I feel most affinity with Draco in this fic, because he tried so hard to be his fathers son, what was expected, that he forgot himself. Do you think it's ever possible to find yourself? Perhaps one day I'll stop running from that question.
My immediate thought when Harry got Cho's letter was that it was a trap set by death eaters, perhaps not, but it doesn't hurt to be cautious. Think I'm getting a little too Moody for my liking.
I'm guessing that Cho will get both letters as Hermione is already with Harry and will therefore feel she's been rejected for Hermione, just like on Valentine's day. Uh Oh.
Aren't people so irritating?! If everyone was just honest all the time then there'd be no misunderstandings.
This chapter started out fine, the letter from Ron, the soup and everything, but I thought Hermione would at least be concerned about the voices in Harry's head, especially after fifth year. Also, I thought she'd just wipe him down with the cloth and they'd get a little closer than necessary and then he'd get embarrassed and rush off.