Hello everyone who is reading this. I haven't written on this site for almost five years, but I see that new people are still coming and reading some of my fics occasionally. I want to thank everyone who is or has been reading my work. I was only around thirteen when I started writing fanfiction, and now nineteen and pursuing an English degree in college, you people are my inspiration. I love you all. Thanks for the support.
Ha...just thought I'd say my dad's B-day is Sept. 19, so that was kinda cool. Good story, by the way!
Awesome! Perfect 10; this is going on my favorites list as No. 1!
This story is very good so far! It's going on my favorites list.
Author's Response: Thanks! I\'m glad you like it, and I hope you continue to enjoy it. :-)
Well, that was a very good story! Now, it's sorta weird, because I just stumbled across this fic when I was browsing the site, and surprisingly, it's sort of similar to a fic I'm currently writing. It involves Harry going back in time to try and save his parents, Sirius, and Dumbledore. If you like that sort of thing, you should check it out...it's called "Changing the Past". So, anyway, kudos on a great fic; good work!
Author's Response: Thanks so much for reading this story, I\'m glad you enjoyed it! I think time travel is fascinating, but boy is it tricky to write! Good luck with your own time-traveling! Thank you so much for the lovely review, I really appreciate your kind comments on this story!! ~Gina :)
Good news! I found a mistake in punctuation in this chapter. Yes, that is good news. You want to know why? Because it's the first mistake I've found in the whole story so far. I must say, you are very good at punctuation and grammar. Do you beta-read, by any chance?
Author's Response: Thank you! I wish you would\'ve told me where the mistake was, though, so I could correct it. I am just starting to beta read for someone, but I\'m still not sure how it\'s going to work out. Thanks for leaving a review. :-)
Well, I must stop my two-hour streak of reading this and the prequel here momentarily to say...this story is great! I think you write the characters very well, and you're style resembles JKR's a bit. Actually, the events described here would be exactly how I would imagine if Umbridge had actually managed to wipe Harry's memory.
I'm also assuming this was written pre-HBP...? No matter...very good so far! Well, back to reading...
Author's Response: Thank you very much! I really appreciate your comments. I actually wrote this story after HBP came out, but the plot wouldn\'t have worked in a post-HBP universe. The result is that I ignored HBP, and what should have been Harry\'s sixth year was spent at St. Brutus\'s.
Wow...I mean, wow. I'm not saying this because of shock, but because this is EXACTLY how I pictured the series ending in real life. Obviously, there are some differences, such as Dumbledore still being there, but now I HAVE to read the last chapter. Bye for now!
Author's Response: Thanks! Of course, the next chapter will be the real shocker, I\'m sure. ;-) I\'m glad you liked this chapter so much.
About my last review, I found that punctuation mistake, and also one other thing.
“Well, it would’ve been a good excuse if your memory weren’t so good,” Harry laughed. Shouldn't it say your memory WASN'T so good?
And the punctuation mistake: “He’s quite safe here, though” Luna offered. There should be a comma after 'though'.
Okay, that's all.
Author's Response: Thanks for getting back to me on that. In the first quote you mentioned, you\'re probably right about the correct word usage there, but that\'s not always how people talk. Since people tend to say it both ways in everyday speech, I don\'t see a problem with doing it for dialogue. Thanks for pointing out the missing comma. I\'m off to correct it right now! :-)
Yaaay! Great ending! I liked Luna's reaction to Sirius' appearance...you write her character very well. My only problem is that the last paragraph was a bit cheesy. Besides that, though, bravo! One of the best fics I've ever read! Very JKR-like!
Author's Response: Thanks! I find Luna very difficult to write, so it feels really good to hear I\'ve done a good job with her. I\'m not offended at all by your reaction to the last paragraph, by the way -- it was meant to be a little cheesy. Thank you very much for all your comments.
Oh, yes, he gets the girl and his memory back! But somehow, with half the story left to go, I have a feeling it won't last long...well, I'll keep reading and see!
Author's Response: Thanks for the review. I think you\'ll find that I don\'t really like the \"teen angst\" thing, so if a couple isn\'t together, there will always be a good reason for it. In this case, there\'s a lot to go in the story because it\'s about a lot more than just Harry\'s memory loss and relationship with Ginny. ;-)
Very clever with the Latin roots there...well, on with my reading!
Author's Response: Thank you! You have no idea how long I spent in front of an online Latin translator to come up with that. I\'m glad you appreciate it. :-)
Update soon! This is really good so far!
Very interesting...I'm excited to see what happens with Dumbledore or Ron when Harry tells them what happened to him. Good job; can't wait for chapter five!
It's definitely a girl and a boy. No doubt. Sorry, but the clues are very obvious.
P.S.-Good story so far. Watch for punctuation, though.
Author's Response: What clues?! Somebody better help me make up my mind soon!! Thanks so much! P.S Thanks, I\'ll check it out!
Uh, okay, I don't know where the [Delete] came from in my post below...
Author's Response: ???
Author's Response: Thanks! :)